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Featured Faculty: Dr. Kathryn Kein

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Dr. Kathryn Kein

  “We all come from different backgrounds and bring different perspectives to the classroom—we have so much to learn from listening to how we all approach a topic differently.” – Dr. Kathryn Kein Lilly Tomlin, Phyllis Diller and Gilda Radner My research and writing focus largely on the relationship between comedy and feminism. While conventional wisdom of second wave feminism believes […]

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Featured Faculty: Greg Ealick

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Greg Ealick

  “Workplaces are like other places; some conflict is inevitable. The person who can shape that conflict constructively tends to win it.” Over the course of his 25-year teaching career, the one thing that Philosophy Lecturer Greg Ealick has noticed about students is their ability to express and defend their personal thoughts – a skill Ealick believes will be incredibly […]

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Featured Faculty: Dr. James Crossland

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Dr. Crossland UMBC

   “I feel fortunate to have the opportunity to teach music in various contexts and styles and share my experiences with students.” – Dr. James Patrick Crossland Dr. James Patrick Crossland is a trombonist with a resume overflowing with accomplishments. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Mississippi, a Master’s degree from the Manhattan School of Music, […]

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Featured Faculty: Dr. S. Peter Resta

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Dr. S. Peter Resta UMBC

  “I think it is fair to say that I am quite enthusiastic about what I teach.” – Dr. S. Peter Resta, Ph.D. Dr. Resta has been sharing his enthusiasm with UMBC students for the past ten years as an adjunct assistant professor for the Department of Psychology. Along with his enthusiasm, Dr. Resta brings a fountain of knowledge, with advanced […]

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Featured Faculty: Erin L. Berry

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  “I would describe my teaching style as organic, transparent, thoughtful, and engaging. I absolutely love teaching and I love learning. I look at the classroom as a space to cultivate knowledge and make social change.” – Erin L. Berry, PhD candidate for the Language, Literacy, and Culture Program at UMBC. Professor Erin Berry first brought her natural teaching methods […]

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