New Faculty Additions at Each of Saint Leo’s Three Schools

August 17, 2015

Pictured in first row, from left to right: Dr. Corts, Dr. MacLennan, Ms. Perez, Ms. Quick, Dr. Tapie, Dr. Omar, Mr. Adams, Dr. Chambers, Ms. Robbins, and Ms. Hawkins.

Second row, from left to right: Ms. Groudas, Dr. Abdullah, Dr. Jussaume, Dr. Wiseman, Ms. Leesch, Dr. Murphy, Mr. Luckie, Ms. Decius, Dr. Kistulentz; and Dr. Hamilton.

Not pictured: Dr. Britt, Dr. Carlson, and Dr. Mohan.

Saint Leo University has welcomed 23 new additions to the teaching faculty in preparation for the start of Fall Semester classes on August 25. The university is comprised of three schools, and each school brought on new members. No matter what undergraduate degree students earn in majors offered by the three schools, all Saint Leo undergrads receive a strong liberal arts foundation.

The new faculty additions are listed here alphabetically within their respective schools.

School of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Alicia Corts was named assistant professor of dramaturgy to teach at University Campus.

Ms. Pamela Decius was appointed a humanities instructor at University Campus.

Dr. Scot Hamilton was named assistant professor of psychology to teach at the Savannah (GA) Education Center.

Dr. Timothy Jussaume was appointed assistant professor of philosophy at University Campus.

Dr. Steve Kistulentz was named associate professor of English at University Campus.

Ms. Agnieszka Leesch was appointed lecturer in English at University Campus.

Dr. Kevin Murphy was named assistant professor of mathematics at University Campus.

Ms. Jacqueline Robbins was appointed lecturer in chemistry and physical sciences at University Campus.

Dr. Matthew Tapie was named assistant professor of theology at University Campus. He also holds the administrative post of director of the Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies at Saint Leo.

School of Education and Social Services

Dr. Amina Abdullah was named assistant professor of human services at the Newport News (VA) Education Center.

Dr. Megan Britt was appointed associate professor of education at the Lake City (FL) Education Center.

Dr. Cheri Chambers was named associate professor of criminal justice at the Newport News (VA) Education Center.

Mr. Matthew Luckie was appointed an instructor of health and wellness at University Campus.

Ms. Ebony Perez was named instructor of social work at the Spring Hill (FL) Adult Education Center. (The Adult Education Center is based at University Campus.)

Ms. Tammy Quick was appointed instructor of education at the Ocala (FL) Education Center.

Donald R. Tapia School of Business

Mr. Joshua Adams was named instructor of computer science and information systems at University Campus.

Dr. Greg Carlson was appointed associate professor of health care management at University Campus.

Ms. Eva Groudas was named instructor of computer science at University Campus.

Ms. Nicole Hawkins was appointed instructor of human resource management at the Morrow (GA, suburban Atlanta) Education Center.

Dr. Helen MacLennan was named assistant professor of management at the Tampa (FL) Education Center and MacDill Air Force Base office.

Dr. Leon Mohan was appointed associate professor of sport business at University Campus.

Dr. Marwan Omar was named assistant professor of computer science at University Campus.

Dr. Timothy Wiseman was appointed associate professor of accounting at University Campus.