B.S., Indiana University of PA
M.Ed., Indiana University of PA
Ph.D., Univ Maryland Baltimore County
Dr. Sheila Allen teaches both teacher education and transitional studies reading courses at Harford Community College. She is an author or co-author of several books and articles on reading and teacher education. She taught as a reading specialist in grades kindergarten through eight before joining the college. Her current interest is with prospective career changers into teaching. She teaches Exploring Teaching as a Next Career at Harford to assist these individuals in making the decision to teach. Contact:Phone:
443-412-2192Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgFaculty Webpage: http://ww2.harford.edu/faculty/sallen
B.A., Alfred University
M.S., Frostburg State Univ
Ed Augustitus has been at HCC since 2002. He started out as an adjunct instructor teaching Anatomy and Physiology, then became full time in 2006. As a full-time instructor, he now teaches Wellness Theory and Application, Contemporary Health, Environmental Health, EMC, First Aid & Safety, and Human Sexuality. Some of these classes are offered online as well as face-to-face. He brings 15 years of experience working in the fitness industry to his classes to be able to connect the learning theory to real world application. He earned his Master's degree at Frostburg State where he was a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer and Adjunct Instructor.Contact:Phone:
Originally form Corning, New York, Mr. Augie, which the students call him, is an avid mountain biker and enjoys many outdoor activities. This prompted him to become a co-advisor for the outdoor adventure club on campus. As part of the Sustainability Committee, he has developed a few miles of hiking/biking trails on campus, which he uses to teach Mountain Biking (PE 147) to adventurous HCC students.
Mr Augie grew up playing lacrosse and has been involved with local lacrosse, whether coaching, training, or playing. Recently he has made the transition to girl's lacrosse now that his daughter has been playing. His other daughter is happy just biking with dad.
You can typically find him around the Susquehanna Building either teaching class, connecting neurons in his office, or working out in the fitness center. He believes that challenging yourself to get out of your comfort zone will enhance all aspects of your life in the long run.
M.S.W., Univ Maryland Baltimore
Ph.D., Univ Maryland Baltimore
Marie Bailey-Kloch, Ph.D., LCSW-C came to Harford Community College in 2020. Dr. Bailey-Kloch, an experienced Social Worker, is leading the Social Work, Area of Concentration in Arts & Sciences (AA) as well as teaching Introduction to Sociology, Marriage and Family and Introduction to Social Work. Professor Bailey-Kloch has many years of experience teaching Social Work courses for UMBC, the University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Social Work and Simmons College. She is excited to mentor students who are interested in a career in Social Work.Contact:Phone:
B.S., CUNY-City College
M.A., Fordham University
M.A., CUNY-City College
Manolya Bayar has been teaching at the college level since 1989 and has been teaching at Harford Community College since 1995. She is a developmental psychologist; in addition to General Psychology, she also teaches Human Development Across the Lifespan, Adolescent Psychology, and Child Psychology. Contact:Phone:
Prof. Bayar went to college (City College of NY) and graduate school (Fordham University) in New York. Having been there and done that, living in Harford County at this time in life is ideal; for her, it's a great place to raise husbands, children, and cats! What else can a very soon to be 50-year-old woman ask for?
B.S., Towson University
M.Ed., Towson University
Mrs. Bell has been an educator for 24 years in Harford County. Before arriving at HCC in 1993, Mrs. Bell taught Kindergarten in the Harford County Public School system. Currently, she teaches several courses in the Teacher Education Program. She specializes in courses related to early childhood education. One of her goals is to write and publish a children's book.Contact:Phone:
A.S., Schoolcraft College
B.S., Eastern Michigan University
M.S., Eastern Michigan University
Ph.D., Texas State University
Dr. Tamara Biegas has been with Harford Community College since 2013. She is an Assistant Professor of Geography. She received her BS in Geology/minor in Biology/concentration in Hydrogeology, and MS in Geographic Information Systems from Eastern Michigan University. She also holds a Ph.D. in Geographic Information Science from Texas State University. Dr. Biegas teaches GEOG 101 Physical Geography, GEOG 102 Human Geography, GEOG 103 World Regional Geography, GEOG 203 Map Interpretation, GEOG 204 Introduction to GIS, GEOG 210 Principles of Remote Sensing and Global Positioning Systems, GEOG 220 Advanced Geospatial Information Systems, and GEOG 230 Geospatial Project.Contact:Phone:
Her interests are in Health/Medical Geography, Geographic Information Science, Global Positioning Systems, Physical Geography, Human Geography, National Parks, Geology, and Environmental Science.
In her spare time she enjoys traveling (especially to new places), hiking, cycling, walking the Ma and Pa trail, and gardening.
B.A., Drew University
M.A., University of Delaware
Nena Craven has been teaching sociology since 2010, including such courses as Introduction to Sociology, Social Problems, Social Psychology, Men & Women in Society, Sociological Theories, and Elementary Statistics for Social Sciences. Before arriving at Harford Community College in 2016, Nena taught sociology for many years at Delaware State University, an HBCU in her home town of Dover, Delaware. Her master's thesis, "Fat Cats and Chubby Puppies," explores gendered messages in advertisements for cat and dog weight loss products. She is investigating how the U.S. feminist movement uses the internet and virtual spaces such as blogs in her doctoral research. Nena has also spent time working as a library page, an archival processor, a research assistant, a social worker for supervised visitation, a counselor for Boys & Girls Club, and an academic advisor. She is passionate about social equality and an active member of Equality Delaware. Contact:Phone:
Nena sees sociology everywhere in real life, and is notorious among her friends and family for ruining popular songs by paying attention to their lyrics. One of her favorite things is when her students tell her that they were going about their everyday lives and were suddenly reminded of something they learned in sociology class. Other favorite things include her husband Blair, her son Brennan (who features in many class examples and stories), reading, science fiction, dry humor, cryptozoology, knitting & other handicrafts, visiting Delaware beaches, and a good brie.
B.A., West Liberty State College
J.D., Duquesne University
Michael T Curtis is originally from Billerica, Massachusetts. Mr. Curtis received his Juris Doctorate from Duquesne University, School of Law, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Professor Curtis earned the distinction of being a "CALI Award Winner" for the "Most Outstanding Trial Advocate" of his class. Professor Curtis received his B. A. in Criminal Justice from West Liberty University. Mr. Curtis was also a varsity member of West Liberty's Wrestling Team. He is a former police officer for the City of Weirton, West Virginia, where he was employed in many capacities; from patrol to investigations. During that time he was a head wrestling coach at Steubenville Catholic Central High School, in Steubenville, Ohio. Mr. Curtis is a graduate of the West Virginia State Police Academy, where he received the honor of being selected as the "Most Outstanding Officer" of his class. Professor Curtis is a licensed attorney and has practiced law since 2006. He is a former founding partner of the law firm of Grishkevich and Curtis, P.L.L.C., specializing in general practice, bankruptcy law, criminal defense, personal injury, medical malpractice, and family law. Mr. Curtis is a veteran of the United States Navy, where he served in the Persian Gulf and was awarded the South West Asia Service Medal. Mr. Curtis was also awarded "Honor Man, Most Outstanding Recruit," from Naval Recruit Training Command, San Diego. Professor Curtis is a former Assistant Professor of Criminology at Davis & Elkins College, a former professor of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration at Western Illinois University, a former Assistant Professor at Glenville State College and West Virginia Wesleyan. Additionally, he was a Program Director at Kaplan Career Institute and Kankakee Community College. Contact:Email: email@example.com
B.A., Loyola University Maryland
B.A., Univ Maryland College Park
M.A., Univ of California Riverside
M.A.T., Towson University
John A. Donahue (Sociology, Anthropology) has been with Harford Community College since 2010, and has also taught in Baltimore and Howard Counties as well as Riverside and San Bernardino Counties in California. Originally from Baltimore, he holds a Master's of Arts in anthropology from the University of California, Riverside. While at UCR, he focused on archaeology and ethnomusicology, examining the music and performance of the Classic Maya and of Mesoamerica. With his interest in music, he has also examined performance and identity with ballet folklorico among Chicano students in Southern California. Donahue is trained in Javanese and Balinese gamelan through UCR and UMBC respectively. He has been on digs in rural Quintana Roo, in the California desert, and in Annapolis, Maryland, and has recreated a Classic Maya friction drum. In addition, he is a faculty advisor for HCC's Rainbow Alliance. He has studied the needs of LGBT students in the classroom environment, and holds a Master's of Arts in Teaching in Elementary Special Education from Towson University. In his tiny amount of spare time, he squeezes in singing, soccer and cooking. He would travel more often, but he's probably teaching instead.Contact:Phone:
B.S., Towson University
M.S., Louisiana St Univ / A&M Coll
Debbie Dorsey began at the College in 2006. Her pre-HCC professional experiences include clinical research in obesity, nutrition, and exercise at Pennington Biomedical Research Center, clinical treatment for obesity at Johns Hopkins, and workplace health promotion for Social Security Administration and Centers for Medicare/ Medicaid. Debbie has publications in the International Journal of Obesity and International Journal of Sports Medicine, has appeared on Maryland Public Television and NPR, and has been featured in Good Housekeeping and Fitness magazines. Contact:Phone:
Debbie holds a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology from Louisiana State University, has completed post-graduate work in Public Health, and is a Higher Ed QM Peer Reviewer, Secretary for the Maryland Distance Learning Association, and graduate of the Maryland Online Leadership Institute. She enthusiastically supports the use of mobile technology in education and has earned recognitions for her use of Open Education Resources and commitment to digital accessibility.
She's also a vegan who likes to run.
B.A., Roanoke College
M.A., Virginia Tech
Ph.D., University of Miami
Dr. Stephanie Hallock is Associate Professor of Political Science and the Coordinator for Global Education and Engagement at HCC. Born and raised in Harford County, she spent many years traveling and learning in the US and abroad, and is excited to be back home sharing her knowledge of international political processes and systems with Harford County students. Contact:Phone:
Dr. Hallock is a big fan of experiential learning, whether in the classroom, connecting with others online, or overseas. Her research in this area has focused on exploring various pedagogical approaches to promote student engagement, both in the classroom and the larger communities in which they live. In 2013, Pearson published her first textbook, The World in the Twentieth Century: A Thematic Approach.
B.A., Notre Dame of MD University
M.S., Johns Hopkins Univ
Laura Hutton started teaching full time at HCC in 2004. She teaches classes for the early childhood education and the teacher education transfer programs. She has also been an adjunct faculty member in the Early Childhood Education Department at Towson University since 1998.Contact:Phone:
B.S., Frostburg State Univ
M.S., Frostburg State Univ
Cynthia Kelley has worked at Harford Community College since 2007 as an adjunct instructor before becoming a full-time faculty member in 2014. She teaches a variety of health and physical education courses. In addition to teaching, Mrs. Kelley has also developed curriculum for Human Sexuality (HLTH 201) and Health Behavior (HLTH 202).Contact:Phone:
Mrs. Kelley earned her B.S. degree in health and physical education from Frostburg State University in 2003, and earned her M.S. in human performance in 2004. During her time at Frostburg, she also completed the athletic training program and participated on the field hockey, swimming and diving, and track and field teams.
Mrs. Kelley is married with three young children, and in her time away from school, she enjoys being active with her family and helping her kids enjoy the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.
B.A., Richard Stockton College
M.A., New York University
Nicollette Krenzien has been teaching at Harford since 2018. She received her B.A. in Psychology at Stockton University and minored in Spanish and Behavioral Neuroscience. She received her M.A. in General Psychology at New York University where her research emphasized power and gender stereotyping. Nicollette teaches Introduction to Psychology (PSY101), Human Development (PSY214), and Psychology of Women (PSY205). She is also the co-advisor of the Psychology Honor Society, Psi Beta.Contact:Phone:
Nicollette takes a great interest in psychology, true crime, traveling, and caring for her cats and plants. In her spare time, she is usually hiking, exercising, or catching up on some TV and movies.
B.S., Pennsylvania State Univ
M.A., Edinboro Univ of Penn
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State Univ
Dr. James Kuterbach has been teaching at the post-secondary level since 2001 and has been with Harford Community College since 2019. He received his bachelor degree in Psychology from Penn State University, his Master degree in Clinical Psychology from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, and his Doctoral degree from Penn State University in Educational Theory and Policy. Prior to becoming a teacher Dr. Kuterbach worked as a School Psychologist and as a psychotherapist, with specialty areas in adolescence, substance abuse, and trauma. His research focuses on psychometrics and test assessment, learning, and adolescent substance use. In his spare time Dr. Kuterbach likes to play music and spend time with his dogs.Contact:Phone:
B.A., Loyola University Maryland
M.A., Loyola University Maryland
Theresa Lilienthal began teaching Psychology at Harford Community College as an Adjunct professor in 2009. She joined the full-time faculty in 2018 and teaches General Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, and Child Psychology, as well as Introduction to Sociology.Contact:Phone:
Prior to coming to HCC, Theresa worked as a Staff Psychologist at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital in Baltimore. As part of an interdisciplinary team, she provided psychological services to children and their families on both an in-patient and out-patient basis. She participated in data collection for studies conducted by the Kennedy Krieger Institute on the effects of lead poisoning on cognitive abilities in children and by the St. Agnes Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit on the ongoing developmental prognosis for children who were born prematurely and with a significantly low birth weight.
After moving to St. Mary's County, she worked with adolescent boys in a therapeutic residential group home setting, where she provided counseling and support services with the goal of reintegrating the boys back into the community. She was concurrently employed by St. Mary's County Public Schools to serve as the educational coordinator in order to provide direct educational support and to ensure appropriate educational placement of each resident, as well as to facilitate communication between school personnel and the staff of the group home.
While raising her two daughters, Theresa became involved in the Harford County 4-H Program, first as a parent volunteer, then as a volunteer club leader. Even though her daughters have aged-out of 4-H, Theresa continues to serve as a club leader. She believes in the 4-H motto "Learn by doing" and facilitates activities that encourage the acquisition of life skills and the development of leadership, responsibility, citizenship, and teamwork in Harford County youth.
Associate Dean of Academic Operations
B.A., West Chester University
M.A., Ohio State University
Elizabeth Mosser knew she loved psychology from the moment she began her undergraduate career at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. She spent many hours working on research projects related to a variety of psychological phenomena. One of her favorites was on the use of superstitions by College athletes. As with most research, this particular study developed out of her own experiences. While at WCU, she was captain of the tennis team, playing singles and doubles all four years. After graduation, she had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of working in South Africa doing a needs assessment with health clinics and schools that were struggling due to the Aids epidemic.Contact:Phone:
Professor Mosser, an educational psychologist, then completed her graduate work at The Ohio State University where her research focus was on how students, particularly adolescents, can be better self-regulated. She spent time in the classroom (teaching courses ranging from Lifespan, Adolescent and Child Psychology to Educational Psychology and Pedagogy to The History and Foundations of Education) at OSU as well as Columbus State Community College.
Outside of the classroom, Professor Mosser was able to work within many local high schools facilitating programming related to the improvement of learning strategies and conducting research on self-reflection and the use of performance feedback. During her time in Ohio, Professor Mosser got married and had a daughter... who, yes, has curly red hair like her mommy! Not to be outdone, her son, who arrived just after the family's move to Maryland, is just as much a redhead as his sister!
For the last several years, Professor Mosser has split her time as an adjunct between Harford Community College and Towson University (with some time being spent at Howard Community College as well). She joined the full-time faculty at HCC in 2014 and is excited to begin new projects at such an inspiring institution. She is also very proud to be the Assistant Women's Tennis Coach at HCC. Go Fighting Owls!!
B.S., Univ Maryland College Park
J.D., Widener University
Professor Profili graduated from Edgewood High School and is a lifelong resident of Harford County. She played lacrosse as a student at the University of Maryland, College Park, and also completed a study abroad at the University of London, England. She then worked as a legislative liaison for the Maryland House of Delegates in Annapolis. Contact:Phone:
After earning her J.D., Professor Profili clerked in the Circuit Court of Maryland in Harford County. She then practiced as an associate with the general practice law firm of John E. Kelly, P.A., in Bel Air. In 1997 she opened her own law firm, specializing in administrative law and operating a title company. Ms. Profili began teaching part-time at Harford Community College in 1997 in both the business and paralegal programs; she assumed a full-time position in 2008. Professor Profili also taught the trial advocacy program at Widener School of Law and the Junior Achievement program at St. Stephen School in Kingsville. She is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Harford County Bar Association, Federal Bar, and American Association for Paralegal Educators.
B.A., Messiah College
M.Ed., Millersville University
Regina Roof-Ray came to Harford Community College in 1997 as a career counselor and began teaching credit and non-credit classes in 1998. After nine years as an adjunct professor she joined the full time psychology faculty in 2007. She earned a Bachelors degree in behavioral science from Messiah College, a PA guidance certificate and a Masters Degree in Counseling from Millersville University. Her early focus was on cross-cultural counseling and included time in Nairobi, Kenya at Daystar University.Contact:Phone:
B.A., Loyola University Maryland
M.B.A., Johns Hopkins Univ
Anne Shugars earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business/Finance at Loyola University. She worked as an Investment Analyst recommending stocks for the managed pension portfolios. Later she worked for ASB Capital Management in Washington, DC as a Vice President where she functioned as a Corporate Bond Analyst and Manager. During her sixteen year tenure in investments she earned her Chartered Financial Analyst designation and received her Masters of Business Administration from Johns Hopkins University. Contact:Phone:
She has been teaching face to face and online Economics courses since joining the HCC faculty in 2007. She is an active volunteer in her community and church. She enjoys golfing, cooking, fishing, gardening and traveling.
B.S., Rivier College
M.A., Univ Maryland College Park
M.Ed., Framingham State College
Ph.D., Univ Massachusetts Amherst
Dr. Sharon Stowers is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Sociology at Harford Community College. Trained both in social and biological sciences, she holds a Master Degree in Nutritional Science Education, a Master Degree in Applied Anthropology, and a Ph.D. in Socio-Cultural Anthropology from the University of Massachusetts. She has published on issues related to socio-cultural anthropology, transnational migration, and nutritional anthropology. Contact:Phone:
Dr. Stowers has taught at several institutions of higher learning, including the University of Massachusetts and Towson University. In addition to teaching, she provides expertise to the Hays-Heighe House Museum, which is a historic house located on HCC's campus. In this capacity, she conducts research and curates exhibits on the culture and cultural history of Harford County.
Dr. Stowers is especially interested in HCC students becoming involved with their community. To these ends, she facilitates student participation in service learning experiences, community-based projects and field trips. Dr Stowers is an active member of several community organizations and serves on the Board of the Archeological Society of the Northern Chesapeake.
443-412-2059Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgFaculty Webpage: http://ww2.harford.edu/faculty/SStowers/
Fitness Center Manager
B.S., Frostburg State Univ
M.S., Towson University
Sean has been at HCC since 2013 and transitioning into his current position in 2016. Sean's pre-HCC professional experience include overseeing the Health and Wellness program at an Exelon Nuclear Power plant as a Health and Fitness Specialist. During his time there he created, implemented, evaluated, and lead various programs that covered both mental and physical health. Sean has been able to carryover those ideas to HCC as he is an active member of the Wellness Parliament. When he is not working for the parliament he can be found running the fitness center or teaching drop in classes. When he is not teaching drop in classes he can be found teaching various health and physical education classes including: Cardiovascular Fitness, Walking, Jogging, Cross Training, and Nutrition. These classes are offered both online and face-to-face. Contact:Phone:
Sean earned his B.S. degree in Exercise and Sports Science from Frostburg State University in 2011, and earned his M.S. in Health Science focusing on Community Health Education and Healthcare Administration in 2015. While at Frostburg he participated for the cross country and track and field teams. Starting in 2017 Sean became the Assistant Coach for both the Men's and Women's Cross Country team at Harford.