Dr. Maryam Badrizadeh

Maryam Badrizadeh, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in Business Management at Farmingdale State College. She holds a PhD in Industrial Engineering from University of Toronto and MS and BS in Management. Her doctoral research was in Finance and Operations Research and she will continue in these areas and beyond. 

Professor Farhana Islam

Farhana Islam is a responsible educator, proficient in classrooms and with students. She is currently teaching Business Analytics, Marketing Analytics, Business Intelligence, and Business Statistics at Farmingdale State College. She is passionate and motivated with a drive for excellence. She has ten years of teaching experience at the undergraduate level and over four years of research position experience (Ph.D. course related). She is currently in the process of completing her PH.D. in Information Technology at Long Island University with an expected graduation date in May 2023. Her Ph.D. research work includes a case study measuring International Student's motivation to use Learning Management System.

Dr. Shellon Lees

Dr. Lees is an active researcher with more than 25 years of Information Science experience within the healthcare industry. She began her career in academia over 20 years ago. Prior to joining academia, Dr. Lees worked in the healthcare industry for a major hospital corporation in various positions of information technology and data architecture. Her career began as an application developer and continued through software development using various programming languages, hardware platforms, and operating systems. She also worked extensively as a data and solutions architect. Her degrees are a BA in Business Management from Andrews University, an MS in Computer Information Systems from Long Island University, and a Ph.D. in Information Systems from Nova Southeastern University.

Professor Chad Lupinacci

Professor Lupinacci has taught classes in Business Law, Business Statistics, Management, and International Business at Farmingdale State College since 2009 and is now a full-time lecturer here. Professor Lupinacci’s main interests lie in the area of contracts, real estate law, insurance law, wills and trusts, and the interaction of businesses with state and local governments. Professor Lupinacci was educated at Hofstra University in Hempstead, earning his B.A. in Political Science. He later went on to earn his Juris Doctor at Hofstra University School of Law and his Master’s in Business Administration at the Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University.

Dr. Mitali Pradhan

Mitali Pradhan is an assistant professor in the Economics Department. She started in fall 2022. She received her PhD in Economics from Fordham University. Her research interests are in international trade and development with a focus on the impact of trade policies on developing and least developed countries and the effect of infrastructural constraints on firm productivity. She currently teaches Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics and International Trade. Her mission at FSC is to enable students to apply economic learnings to solve real-world problems.  

Dr. Sung Son

Dr. Sung Wook Son is an assistant professor in Sport Management. Dr. Son earned his Ph.D. in Human Performance at Indiana University while working as an instructor. His research interests include sport branding and marketing aesthetics in sports, and his research has been published in peer-reviewed journals including Sport Marketing Quarterly. Dr. Son is currently teaching Introduction to Sport Management, Sport Facility Management, and Research in Sport Management.

Dr. Namporn Thanetsunthorn

Namporn is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Business Management at Farmingdale State College. Her teaching and research interests include organizational behavior and development, leadership, business ethics, corporate social responsibility, international business and management, and cross-cultural management. As a teacher, Namporn would like her students to take away a complete and well-organized body of knowledge in business management, as well as the ability to translate theory into real-world practice.

Professor Kim Wild

Kim Wild is an Assistant Professor in the Visual Communications department. She has been an Adjunct Professor here at Farmingdale for twenty years and started her full-time position in the fall of 2022. Before starting as a full-time Assistant Professor, Kim worked as a graphic designer and art director for over twenty years. She received her MFA in Fine Art from C.W. Post.

Dr. Xiaojin Ye

Dr. Xiaojin Ye is an assistant professor in Computer Systems. She earned her Ph.D. in Computer Science from Graduate Center, City University of New York in 2020. She also has two master’s degrees in mathematics from Graduate Center, City University of New York, and Kansas State University. Before coming to Farmingdale, she was an Advanced Instructor of mathematics at Fordham University. Prior to Fordham, she was an instructor of mathematics at Hudson County Community College. Her research interests are in theoretic computer science, set operators, and Mathematical Morphology.