Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff

Meet faculty & staff from Merrimack College’s School of Arts and Sciences.

Chemistry and Biochemistry Faculty

Brian Provencher

Brian 

Provencher,

’06

Chair & Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Brandi Baldock

Brandi 

Baldock

Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry & Director, Master of Science in Applied Chemistry

Stephen Theberge

Stephen 

Theberge

Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Communication and Media Faculty

Jacob Turner

Jacob 

Turner

Chair & Professor, Communication and Media
Academic Director of the BDC Program

Kilhoe Na

Kilhoe "Miranda" 

Na

Assistant Professor, Communication and Media

Andrew Tollison

Andrew 

Tollison

Associate Professor, Communication and Media & Director of Master of Arts in Communication

English Faculty

Diana Arterian

Diana 

Arterian

Asst. Professor of Practice, Creative Writing

Emma Duffy-Comparone

Emma 

Duffy-Comparone

Associate Professor, English & Director, Writer’s House

Ellen McWhorter

Ellen 

McWhorter

Associate Professor, English & Director, Honors Program

Lauren Rocha

Lauren 

Rocha

Assistant Professor of Practice, English & Director, First Year Writing

Environmental Sciences and Sustainability Faculty

Gender, Diversity and Social Justice Faculty

Political Science & Public Policy Faculty

Alison Russell

Alison 

Russell

Chair & Associate Professor, Political Science & Public Policy

Kirstie Dobbs

Kirstie 

Dobbs

Assistant Professor of Practice
Special Assistant to the Provost for Community Engagement

He Li

He 

Li

Professor, Political Science & Public Policy

Kevin McGravey

Kevin 

McGravey

Associate Professor, Political Science & Public Policy

Bradley Miller

Bradley 

Miller

Director, Master of Public Administration and Affairs Program & Associate Professor of Practice

Lien Nguyen

Lien 

Nguyen

Assistant Professor of Practice
Harry Wessel

Harry 

Wessel

Associate Professor, Political Science & Public Policy

Religious and Theological Studies Faculty & Staff

Maria Davila

Maria Teresa (MT) 

Davila

Chair, Religious and Theologies Studies & Associate Professor

Peter Ellard

Peter 

Ellard

Director, Graduate Program in Spirituality and Spiritual Direction & Associate Professor of Practice

Edward Enright

Ed 

Enright,

O.S.A.

Associate Professor, Religious and Theological Studies (retired)

Joseph Kelley

Joseph 

Kelley

Professor, Religious and Theological Studies

Bryan Kerns

Bryan 

Kerns,

O.S.A.

Assistant Professor of Practice & Chief of Staff

Frances Mansen

Frances "Dorie" 

Mansen

Director, Austin Scholars Curriculum & Assistant Professor of Practice, Religious & Theological Studies

Sociology Faculty

School of Arts and Sciences Staff

Erin Madden

Erin 

Madden

Senior Administrator, School of Arts & Sciences

Alumni Class Year Designations

Faculty and staff members who are alumni of Merrimack College have their year of graduation listed after their name. Bachelor's degree is denoted by the year (i.e. '01). Master's degree is denoted by an "M" and the year of graduation (i.e. M'04).