Faculty - Global Citizenship Program

Head of Department

Dr. Dorothy Kopel
Country of Origin: United States of America
Education: B.A., Northwestern University, 1987; M.A. and Ph.D., Cornell University, 1996 and 2000
Current Position: General Electives Department Head, Composition, General Studies
Teaching at WUV since 2002

Faculty

Benjamin Calhoun, M.A.
Country of Origin: United States of America
Education: B.S., Eastern Oregon, 2006; M.A., Oregon State University, 2009
Current Position: Adjunct Faculty, General Studies
Teaching at WUV since 2012

Dr. Ryan Crawford
Country of Origin: United States of America
Education: B.A., Trinity College; M.A. and Ph.D., S.U.N.Y. Buffalo
Current Position: Adjunct Faculty, Freshman Seminar
Teaching at WUV since 2012

Samia Geldner, M.A.
Country of Origin: Libya/Germany
Education: B.A. in International Studies (Letters), American College of Switzerland, 1983
R.S.A. Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language, Management International, 1984
M.A. in Language, Literacy and Culture, Stanford University, 1989
M.B.A. Webster University, 2013
Current Position: English Department Head, English as a Second Language, Composition, English Literature
Teaching at WUV since 1989

Dr. Bernadette Hoefer
Country of Origin: United States of America
Education: Ph.D, Rutgers University, 2005; M.A., B.A. Johannes Gutenberg University, 2001, 1998
Current Position: Adjunct Faculty,  Freshman Seminar and General Studies
Teaching at WUV since 2014

Andrew Horsfield, M.A.
Country of Origin: Great Britain
Education: M.A., Cambridge University, 1985
Current Position: Full-time Faculty, English as a Second Language, Composition, English Literature, General Studies
Teaching at WUV since 1995

Dr. Dorothy Kopel
Country of Origin: United States of America
Education: B.A., Northwestern University, 1987; M.A. and Ph.D., Cornell University, 1996 and 2000
Current Position: General Electives Department Head, Contract Faculty, Composition, General Studies
Teaching at  WUV since 2002

Dr. Lydia Wazir-Staubmann
Country of Origin: Austria
Education:  B.A., Lewis and Clark College, 1995; M.A. Webster University, 1998; Doctorate. University of Vienna, 2009
Current Position: Undergraduate Advisor, Director of Writing Center, Contract Faculty, Writing Skills & Research Methods
Teaching at WUV since 2004

Jean-Pascal Vachon, M.A.
Country of Origin: Canada
Education: Bachelors, Université Laval (Québec), 1988; Bachelors in Musicology, University of Montreal, 1990; M.A., University of Montreal, 1994
Current Position: Undergraduate Advisor, Adjunct Faculty, Music, Freshman Seminar
Teaching at WUV since 2005

Ibrahim Wazir, M.A.
Country of Origin: Lebanon
Education: B.A., Haigazian College, 1973; M.A., Webster University, 1982
Current Position: Mathematics Department Coordinator; Adjunct Faculty, Mathematics, Statistics
Teaching at WUV since 1984

Dr. Rania Wazir
Country of Origin: Austria/Lebanon
Education: B.Sc., Stanford University, 1995; M.S.c., Ph.D., Brown University, 1998, 2001
Current Position: Adjunct Faculty, Mathematics
Teaching at WUV since 2012

Seth Wiener, M.Arch
Country of Origin: United States of America
Education: M. Arch, Southern California Institute of Architecture, 2010; B.F.A., University of Michigan, 2005
Current Position: Adjunct Faculty, Media Communications and Freshman Seminar
Teaching at WUV since 2014