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Faculty Profiles

Dr. Andrew Clifford

Dr. Andrew Clifford

By Danielle Leng Constructing Mathematical Thinkers Since childhood, Dr. Andrew Clifford seemed to know he would enter the world of Mathematics. “According to my mom, in kindergarten, the teacher said, ‘what do you want to be when you grow up’ and we had to draw a picture of it.” Clifford reminisced, “I had my paperContinue Reading

Dr. John Allison

Dr. John Allison

Published author, sailor, musician, art enthusiast, and Philadelphia aficionado – all creative hats Dr. John Allison wears with pride. But it is his academic research and his position as TCNJ’s founding director of the Forensic Chemistry Program that ties together his love for the arts and his advanced knowledge ofContinue Reading

Dr. Cathy Liebars

Dr. Cathy Liebars

Associate Professor and Co-Chair of the Mathematics and Statistics Department, Coordinator of the Mathematics Education program, advisor for Mathematics Secondary Education students, and member of the Teacher Education Program Council, Dr. Cathy Liebars is always working hard. “Teaching was the natural thing to do with math at that time,” said the mathematics education coordinator about her reason forContinue Reading

Dr. Tracy Kress

Dr. Tracy Kress

Up on the second floor of the Biology Building, you can find Dr. Tracy Kress on the move, teaching “Molecular Biology of Gene Expression” in the classroom, meeting students in her office, and working in her research lab. This biology professor still makes sure she has the time to advise students in planning classes and their career goals. “I wasn’t one of those students who started out in college knowingContinue Reading

Dr. Stephanie Sen

Dr. Stephanie Sen

New Jersey farmers lose $290 million annually from crop loss or damage by pests, as well as costs to control the pests, reported the New Jersey Department of Agriculture. Moreover, according the data from the the United Stated Department of Agriculture (USDA), gypsy moths have damaged close to a million acres of forests in the Eastern United States since 1980. To combat these pests, people haveContinue Reading

Dr. Edward Kim

Dr. Edward Kim

From Oregon Trail to Call of Duty, video games have captivated audiences for decades. But a new trend—gamification—is turning a platform traditionally associated with entertainment into a functional way to gatherContinue Reading

Dr. Nathan Magee

Dr. Nathan Magee

Growing up in Northeastern Ohio right in the buckle of the Snowbelt, Nate Magee became interested in physics and atmospheric science when he observed lake effect snow, which occurs when cold windsContinue Reading

Dr. Farshid Safi

Dr. Farshid Safi

Assistant Math and Statistics Professor Farshid Safi is working on a multiyear genealogy project that traces the evolution and development of the field of mathematics education in the
United States.Continue Reading

Dr. David McGee

Dr. David McGee

From his undergraduate and doctoral studies at Temple University and Bryn Mawr College, to his work in industry (where his roles ranged from new product development for a small laser manufacturing company to doing defense-based work on satellite-based laser systems for a multinational corporation), McGee’s research interests have focused on how light interacts with materials, he explained, adding that he’s always been particularly fascinated by “lasers and holograms and those sorts of things.”Continue Reading

Dr. Monisha Pulimood

Dr. Monisha Pulimood

Dr. Monisha Pulimood, Associate Professor of Computer Science, has taken a rather unconventional, yet interesting, approach to get to where she is today.Continue Reading

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