Esteemed Academic Experts Join All Four Schools 

This Fall, Farmingdale State College (FSC) is pleased to welcome 26 new faculty to the FSC family, including 20 assistant professors and six lecturers. The faculty additions will span an array of disciplines across FSC’s School of Business, School of Health Sciences, School of Engineering Technology and School of Arts and Sciences.  

FSC has increased its fulltime faculty 25 percent since 2016 and currently has a 20:1 student-to-faculty ratio. A New Faculty Orientation event was recently held in Greenly Library 

“Each of our 26 new faculty brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that will impact learning across our diverse program offerings,” said Laura Joseph, EdD, senior vice president and provost of FSC. “These faculty are an impressive group of scholar-teachers whose contributions will further the success of the institution.” 

“This is an investment in our students, our institution and in our region,” said John Nader, PhD, president of FSC. “It is our pleasure to welcome all the new faculty, and I look forward to the contributions they will make to our growing and vibrant community. 


Faculty joining FSC include: 


Dr. Jude Agujiobi 
Assistant Professor of Computer Security 

Prof. Michael Berrell ‘06 
Assistant Professor of Visual Communications 

Dr. Baris Cakmak 
Assistant Professor of Physics 

Dr. Zachary Campbell 
Assistant Professor of Modern Languages 

Dr. Szu-Pei Fu 
Assistant Professor of Mathematics 

Dr. Brianna Gonzalez 
Assistant Professor of Psychology 

Dr. Madeline Gottlieb 
Assistant Professor of English and Humanities 

Dr. Amanda Harb 
Assistant Professor of Nutrition Science & Wellness 

Dr. Shohana Iffat
Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering Technology 

Dr. Natalie Ingraham 
Assistant Professor of Sociology & Anthropology 

Dr. Roshanak Keyghobadi 
Assistant Professor of Visual Communications 

Dr. Jobeda Khanam 
Assistant Professor of Electrical/Computer Engineering Technology 

Dr. Yuk-Ting (Joyce) Lau 
Assistant Professor of Biology 

Dr. Bilas Paul 
Assistant Professor of Physics 

Dr. Christine Schlendorf 
Assistant Professor of Biology

Dr. Shan Siddiqui 
Assistant Professor of Sociology & Anthropology 

Dr. Monique Sosnowski 
Assistant Professor of Center for Criminal Justice Studies 

Dr. Emma Stamm 
Assistant Professor of Science, Technology, & Society 

Dr. Jutong Wen 
Assistant Professor of Business Management 

Dr. Sean Wilson 
Assistant Professor of Center for Criminal Justice Studies 


Prof. Agha Abbas 
Lecturer of Visual Communications 

Prof. Andrew Barton 
Lecturer of Urban Horticulture & Design 

Prof. Peter Galante 
Lecturer of Center for Criminal Justice Studies 

Prof. Angelina Libardi 
Lecturer of Biology 

Dr. Kimberly Tauches 
Lecturer of Sociology & Anthropology 

Prof. Stephanie Zimmerman ‘12 
Lecturer of Nursing 


Please follow these links to learn more: 

School of Arts and Sciences Faculty Directory 

School of Business Faculty Directory 

School of Engineering Technology Faculty Directory 

School of Health Sciences: 

Dental Hygiene Department Faculty Directory 

Medical Laboratory Science Faculty Directory  

Nursing Department Faculty Directory 

Pre-Health Professions Advisement Faculty Directory