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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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Featured Faculty: Gib Mason

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  Gib Mason, a UMBC alumnus, is a successful serial entrepreneur who is passionate about his students, which is greatly reflected in his teach style. Former students describe Gib as amazing, dedicated, genuine, and invigorating. Gib has worked as CEO, COO, and CFO for various different startups and well-established companies, including the 180s, which is known for inventing those wrap […]

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Featured Course: History of Film

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  Film greatly influences the way we see, feel, and understand the world around us. This summer, explore the fascinating world of cinema with ART 325: History of Film and Video: 1965 to Present. Topics covered include the political, economic, artistic, and technical factors influencing film and video production. Films from the counter culture of the 60s, the American New Wave of […]

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Featured Faculty: Bambi Chapin

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  “Exceptional” and “Excellent” are just two words that describe Dr. Bambi Chapin, an associate professor of Anthropology here at UMBC, says two of her former students, Daniel C. and Ruhma S. “I have been a student of Dr. Chapin since my first semester at UMBC, and after four years, the positive impact that this professor and mentor has had on my academic […]

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