Academics
Areas of Study

Overview

The School of Civic Leadership, Business, and Social Change curates the student experience for those interested in studying business, accounting, insurance, communication studies, government, public administration, sociology, social work, pre-law, pre-MBA, and more. Students can achieve various levels of education, including Master’s degrees and non-degree options (via Center for Continuing and Online Education (CCOE)).

The number of deaf and hard of hearing business professionals and educators is too small even in today’s barrier-free world. We’re here to change that.

We have a carefully designed academic experience that includes:

  • Conducting research: Advancing knowledge in a chosen field of study that translates into solutions and policies that make a positive impact in our world – especially for the deaf community.
  • Growing a professional community: Network with deaf and hard of hearing individuals who are empowered to overcome misconceptions and increase the number of deaf and hard of hearing business professionals.
  • Access to the best technology: Competitive with the highest-ranked universities and business environments in the nation, preparing students for careers outside the classroom environment.

Faculty and Staff

School Director

Emilia Chukwuma

School Director

Faculty and Staff

Margaux Delotte-Bennett

Senior Lecturer

Tramell Henson

Program Support Specialist

Marina Dzougoutov

Professor

Hollie Fallstone

Senior Lecturer

Tommy Farr

Program Support Specialist

Julie Fennell
Sociology

Associate Professor

M Bowman
Social Work

Assistant Professor

James Bruner
Business

Instructor

Mary Dakim

Lecturer II

Geoffrey Whitebread

Assistant Professor

Brendan Stern

Assistant Professor

Amy Stevens

Professor

Hayley Stokar
Social Work

Assistant Professor

Kota Takayama
Social Work

Assistant Professor

Qi Wang
Business

Professor

Sean Maiwald

Lecturer I

William Burgess

Instructor

Moonhoon Choi

Instructor

Makur Aciek
Business

Associate Professor

David Penna

Professor

Concetta Pucci

Lecturer II

Lawrence Musa
Business

Instructor

Catherine O'Brien

Associate Professor

Michael Janger
Business

Assistant Professor

Yauheni Koraneu
Business

Assistant Professor

Frances Marquez

Associate Professor

Stacy Nowak

Instructor

Jeffrey Miller
Business

Assistant Professor

Stephanie Dolamore

Assistant Professor

Erin Farley
Sociology

Assistant Professor

Hao Sun

Assistant Professor

Nicolyn Plummer

Lecturer II

Terese Rognmo

Lecturer II

Erica Webber

Adjunct Faculty II

Sachiko Flores

Adjunct Faculty I

Jessica Lee

Senior Adjunct

Gary Meyer

Senior Adjunct

Morgann Smith

Adjunct Faculty I

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Civic Leadership, Business and Social Change

Emilia Chukwuma

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