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Higher Education Student Affairs Administration Faculty

Tim Bockes

Tim Bockes

Professor and Chair
585-389-2058
tbockes1@naz.edu
Golisano Academic Center 338C
Bio

Education: B.A., University of Vermont (English); M.A., University of Colorado Boulder (Psychology); Ph.D., University of Colorado Boulder (Psychology).

Teaching Interests: Multicultural Psychology, Human Learning and Behavior Management, Personality Theory, Statistics and Research Methods

Research Interests: Sociocultural correlates of: Individualism and Authoritarianism. Belief systems, and child-rearing/teaching techniques.

Diane M. Enerson

Diane M. Enerson

Professor
585-389-2380
denerso9@naz.edu
Golisano Academic Center 327
Bio

Education: B.S., The Pennsylvania State University University Park and Knox College, (Biochemistry); M.A., University of Pittsburgh (Special Education); Ph.D. University of Chicago (learning psychology and research methods). 

Teaching Interests: Testing and assessment, multicultural psychology, culture and cognition, psychology of gender.

Research Interests: Cultural differences and impact of shared beliefs on learning, both in terms of what is learned and how it is learned, the nature of skilled performance in academic subjects. Factors affecting student learning in college.

Becky Fahy

Becky Fahy

Program Director of HESSA and Associate Professor in Psychology
585-389-2735
rfahy6@naz.edu
Golisano Academic Center 338f
Additional Positions:
Associate Professor in Psychology and Program Director, HESSA in Psychology
Bio

Education: B.S., Saint Vincent College (Psychology); M.A., West Virginia University (Life-span Developmental Psychology); Ph.D., West Virginia University (Life-span Developmental Psychology).

Teaching Interests: Introduction to Psychology; Adolescent and Early Adult Development, College Student Development, Higher Education Student Affairs Administration (HESAA)

Research Interests: Friendship problems and friendship dissolution; friendships during transitions in life; peer relationships of adolescents and college students, identity development in college.

Rose Hair

Rose Hair

Associate Professor
585-389-5075
rhair2@naz.edu
Smyth Hall 184A
Bio

Education: B.A. in History of Design and Art, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK; M.S. in Human Resource Management, Sheffield Hallam University, UK; Ph.D., The University of Sheffield Management School, UK.

Teaching and Research Interests: All things virtual (especially teams) and the psychological contract, innovation in human resource management, the impact of technology on communication and relationships in the workplace.

Dr. Hair serves on Nazareth's Human Resource Advisory Council and was a 2017-18 fellow for Nazareth’s Teaching Integration and Innovation Lab (TIIL).

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Stephen C. Hill

Stephen C. Hill

Assistant Professor
585-389-2563
shill93@naz.edu
Smyth Hall 143A
Bio

Education: B.A. in psychology, Hobart College; M.A. in industrial/organizational psychology and graduate certificate in gerontology, University of Akron; Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology, University of Akron

Teaching Interests: Organizational Behavior, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Human Resource Management, Motivation, Leadership, Organizational Change, and Industrial Gerontology

Research Interests: career development, working in retirement, and mentorship 

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Shawgi Tell

Shawgi Tell

Professor
585-389-2623
stell5@naz.edu
Golisano Academic Center 291
Bio

Education: Ph.D. in Social Foundations of Education, State University of New York at Buffalo; M.S. in Educational Foundations, State University of New York College at Buffalo; B.A. in Sociology, State University of New York at Buffalo

Research Interests: charter schools, education reform & policy, political economy of schooling, neoliberalism.

Dr. Shawgi Tell has been at Nazareth College since 1998, teaching in-service and pre-service teachers. He received his Ph.D. in Social Foundations of Education from the University at Buffalo in 1997. His classes combine lively lectures and presentations with small-group and large-group discussions where all are free to express their views and learn and grow together. Dr. Tell is author of the book Charter School Report Card (2016).

HESAA students also may take elective courses from other graduate programs at Nazareth, including management, social work, and education, taught by faculty in those programs.