Faculty & Staff

Steven K. Roof

Dean, College of Science & Technology, Professor of Biology

328 HHH / 302 ET

304-367-4363


B.S. Kansas State University
Ph.D. Washington State University

Melissa Abbott

Adjunct Faculty - Safety


Marsha Benson

Adjunct Instructor of Architecture


B. S. Architecture – Fairmont State University
Master of Architecture – North Carolina State University

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William Bickerstaff

Adjunct Faculty - Safety


Brian Blackwood

Associate Professor of Mathematics

421 ET

304-367-4497


B.S. Ohio University
Ph. D. Ohio University

Siegfried Bleher

Assistant Professor of Physics

114 HHH

304-367-4582


B.S. Case Western Reserve University
Ph.D. University of Maryland College Park

Jennifer Boggess

Professor of Art; Drawing & Painting

Wallman Hall, Room 414

(304) 367-4250


B.A., M.A., M.F.A. West Virginia University

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Jason Bolyard

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

301B ET

304-367-4849


B.S. Fairmont State University
M.S. West Virginia University
Ph.D. WVU (in progress)

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Abby D. Chapman

Assistant Professor of Occupational Safety

415 ET

304-367-4633


B.S. Fairmont State University
M.S. West Virginia University

James Chapman

Adjunct Faculty – Science


Robert Clonch

Adjunct Faculty - Mathematics


Kellie Cole

Instructor of Architecture

202B ET

304-333-3648


B.Arch – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Master of Architecture - Fairmont State University

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Tia Maria Como

Professor of Civil Engineering Technology

425 ET

304-367-4629


B.S.C.E., M.S.C.E. West Virginia University

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Robert Connelly

Adjunct Faculty - Aviation


Rachel Cook

Assistant Professor of Biology

414 HH

304-333-3722


B.S. University of Waterloo
Ph.D. University of Waterloo

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Hugh Costello

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology

413 ET

304-367-4821


B.S.M.E. West Virginia University
M.S.M.E. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Musat Crihalmeanu

Assistant Professor of Electronics Engineering Technology

410 ET

304-367-4105


B.S. Technical University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
M.S. West Virginia University

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Brittany Cuchta

Adjunct Faculty – Mathematics


Tom Cuchta

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

423 ET

304-367-4218


B.S. Mathematics, Marshall University
M.A. Marshall University
Ph.D. Missouri University of Science & Technology

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Joel Dugan

Chair - Department of Architecture Art & Design, Associate Professor of Art

Wallman Hall 408

304-367-4704


B.F.A. College For Creative Studies
M.F.A. Indiana University

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Todd Ensign

NASA IV&V Educator Resource Center, Program Manager

NASA IV&V Facility Educator Resource Center, 100 University Dr., Fairmont, WV 26554

304-367-8438


B.S. Northern Arizona University
M.Ed. Northern Arizona University
Ed.D. West Virginia University

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Kelley Flaherty

Assistant Professor of Biology

419 HHH

304-367-4493


Mark R. Flood

Professor of Forensic Science

117 HHH

304-367-4309


B.S. Purdue University
M.S. Washington State University
Ph.D. Utah State University

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Kylie Ford

Assistant Professor of Art

Wallman Hall 414

304-367-4756


B.A. Ed; Art Education and B.A. Studio Art, Fairmont State University
M.F.A. Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

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Gayle Fratto

Adjunct Faculty - Safety


Philip Freeman

Department of Architecture, Art & Design, Architecture Programs Coordinator, Associate Professor of Architecture

202C ET

304-367-4237


B.S.E.T. Architecture – Fairmont State University
Master of Architecture – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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Joshua Frick

Adjunct Asst. Professor of Architecture


B. S. Architecture – Fairmont State University
Master of Architecture – Miami University

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Anthony F. Gilberti

Chair - Department of Engineering Technology

402 ET

304-367-4887


B.S. Fitchburg State College
M.S. Eastern Illinois University
Ph.D. University of Maryland

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PhD in Career Technical Education, Auburn University, Alabama, US. 2019
Master of Landscape Architecture, Auburn University, Alabama, US. 2013
Doctorate in Urban Planning, Università Iuav di Venezia, Italy, 2007
Bachelor of Architecture Università Iuav di Venezia, Italy, 2002

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Lisa Gillett

Adjunct Faculty – Chemistry


Susan Goodwin

Adjunct Faculty - Mathematics


Jeff Greenham

Associate Professor of Art; Ceramics, Art Department Coordinator

Wallman Hall, Room 402a

(304) 367-4181


B.F.A. Rochester Institute of Technology
MFA Rochester Institute of Technology

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Galen Hansen

Professor of Physics

118 HHH

304-367-4176


B.S. Brigham Young University
M.S., Ph.D. Utah State University

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Erica Harvey

Professor of Chemistry

317 HHH

304-367-4498


B.A. Wellesley College
Ph.D. California Institute of Technology

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Olena Hawranick

Adjunct Faculty - Mathematics


Emily Helton

Education Specialist

304-367-8299


B.A. Oberlin College
B.S.Ed. Illinois State University
M.Ed. Fairmont State University

Deb Hemler

Chair - Department of Natural Sciences, Professor of Geoscience Education

315 HHH

304-367-4393


B.S. Northland College
M.S., Ed.D. West Virginia University

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Kristy Henson

Assistant Professor of Forensic Science

118 HHH

304-367-4877


B.A. Ohio University & Marshall University
M.S. Marshall University
Ph.D. University of Leicester (in progress)

Jeff Hindal

Instructor of Art; Drawing & Printmaking

Wallman Hall Room 415


M.F.A West Virginia University

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Carly Horner

Academic Lab Manager

218 HHH

304-367-3593


Mahmood Hossain

Chair - Department of Computer Science & Mathematics, Professor of Computer Science

201 g ET

304-367-4967


B.Sc. M.Sc. University of Dhaka
M.S. Ph.D. Mississippi State University

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Pamela Davey Huggins

Assistant Professor of Biology

413 HHH

304-367-4495


B.S. University of New England
M.S. University of South Carolina
Ph.D. University of NY at Stony Brook

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Stephanie Jones

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education

426 ET

304-367-4307


B.A. Fairmont State University
B.S. Fairmont State University
M.S. West Virginia University
EdD, West Virginia University, Curriculum & Instruction

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Jojo Joseph

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

217 HHH

304-367-4127


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Robert Kelly

Director, Architecture Graduate Program, Professor of Architecture

202E ET

304-367-4640


B. Arch – University of Kentucky
M. Arch – Syracuse University
Ph.D. Architecture – McGill University

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Tabitha Lafferre

Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering Technology

418 ET

304-367-4631


B.S. Fairmont State University
M.S. New Jersey Institute of Technology

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Kayla Lantz

Assistant Professor of Chemsitry

216 HHH

304-367-4499


B.S. West Virginia University
Ph.D. University of South Carolina

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A. Dennine LaRue

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

417 ET

304-367-4621


A.B. Fairmont State College
M.S. West Virginia University

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Ted LaRue

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

202 ET

304-367-4730


B.S. Fairmont State College
M.A. West Virginia University

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Joshua Lyons

Adjunct Asst. Professor of Architecture, AXP Licensing Advisor


A.A. Mount Saint Joseph University
B.S. Mount Saint Joseph University
Master of Architecture – Miami University

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Ph.D. Colorado School of Mines

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Jamie Miller

Asst. Professor of Biology

418 HHH

304-367-4992


PhD, WVU School of Medicine

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B. S. E.T. Architecture – Fairmont State University
Master of Architecture – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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Kirk Morphew

Director, Architecture Undergraduate Program, Professor of Architecture

202F ET

304-367-4628


A.S. Central Florida College
A.A. Santa Fe College
B.S. University of West Florida
Master of Architecture – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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Hannah Morris

Adjunct Faculty - Mathematics


Kimberly Murphy

Adjunct Faculty - Safety


Robert Niichel

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

405 ET

304-367-4701


B.A. The College of St. Scholastica
Ph.D. The Indiana University

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Barnes Nugent

Adjunct Faculty - Geology


M.A. West Virginia University

Stephen Rice

Assistant Professor of Biology

416 HHH

304-367-4946


Joseph Riesen

Professor of Mathematics

424 ET

304-367-4505


B.A. Moorhead State University
M.A. University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Ph.D. Northwestern University

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Aaron Saas

Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity

201a ET

304-367-4496


B.S. West Liberty University, MS Ph.D. (ongoing) West Virginia University

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Sandra Scaffidi

Adjunct Instructor of Architecture


MA, Colorado State University
BA, Binghamton University

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Matt Scanlon

Professor of Chemistry

219 HHH

304-367-4504


B.A. St. Vincent College
Ph.D. Montana State University

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Kathleen Sickman

Assistant Professor, Graphics Design Technology

407 ET

304-333-3736


BA Concord University
MFA Radford University

Claudette Simard

Adjunct Faculty - Science


M.A. West Virginia University

Scott Sincoff

Adjunct Professor of Geoscience


Amanda Smith

Faculty - Mathematics

318 HHH

304-333-3737


Cara Snyder

Assistant Professor of Art History

Wallman Hall 402B

304-367-4300


BS, Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA
MAT, Tufts University, Medford, MA
MA, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

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Carol Stewart

Adjunct Faculty - Mathematics


Donald Teter

Assistant Professor – Civil Engineering Technology

ET 406

304-367-4104


James E. Vassil

Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering Technology

402 ET

304-367-4794


A.A.S. Ocean County College
B.S. Fairmont State College
M.S. New Jersey Institute of Technology

Lindsey Walck

Coordinator of Supplemental Mathematics

318 HHH

304-333-3749


B.A. West Virginia University
M.A. West Virginia University

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James Weekley

Instructor of Chemistry

213 HHH, 311 TC

304-367-4494, 304-367-3626


B.S. Fairmont State College
M.S. University of Kentucky

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Phil Yeager

Adjunct Professor of Biology

404 HHH

304-367-4168


B.A. University of Northern Colorado
M.S. University of Wyoming, Laramie
Ph.D. University of North Texas

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William E. Yoke

Adjunct Professor of Practice


B. S. Architecture – Clemson University

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