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At Penn State Shenango, our faculty and staff are second to none!

Our faculty's research is nationally and internationally recognized and our entire staff is composed of the most efficient, caring professionals that you will find at any Big 10 University in the country.

If you are interested in speaking to one of our faculty or staff members as an expert in his/her field, or if you are hosting an event and need a speaker, please contact the University Relations Office at (724) 983-2906. Someone will be glad to assist you. Please click on the below links to see a list of our Faculty Experts and our Faculty Speakers' Bureau..

Faculty Member

Field of Expertise


Berland, Kevin, Ph.D Literature
Bertin, Lisa, M.B.A. Business Information Systems
Cyber Ethics
Information Systems Design and Development
Microcomputer Applications
Web Languages
Brenneis, James, M.S. Probability and Statistics
Brown, Claudia, M.S. Ed. Mental Health-Meeting Challenges Inherent in Each Life Stage
Mental Health Theory and Application Issues
Social Service Delivery
Bursey, Charles, Ph.D. Biology
Ciszek, Matthew P., M.L.S. Diversity Studies
Intellectual Freedom
Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Trans Sexual
Library Collection Development and Assessment
Library Services
Dean, Gizelle, P.T., D.P.T. Health Exercise Education
Orthopedics (no-medical advice provided)
Physical Therapy
Dunn, Maureen, M.S.N. Community Nursing
Nursing Management
 Macris, Georgia, M.B.A.

Human Resources--Employee Training, Employee Motivation, Employee Retention
Communication in the Workplace
Customer Service, How to Create a "Wow" Experience
Retail Management
Operations Management
Strategic Planning

Mastrian, Kathleen, Ph.D.

Active and Collaborative Learning
Ethical Challenges in Healthcare Informatics
Nursing Informatics
RN Transition to BS Nursing Role
Technology Mediated Instruction
Studniarz, Alex, Ph.D. Chemistry:General, Organic and Physical