Academic Affairs announces new faculty

Thursday, August 11, 2022

old main webWith the approach of the 2022-2023 academic year, Mercyhurst University welcomes 9 new faculty to the ranks, according to the Office of Academic Affairs.

"I am delighted to welcome these new faculty members to the university,” said Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Joanne Hosey-McGurk. “Their influence as talented educators, researchers, collaborators, and mentors will be felt across their respective disciplines and beyond as they strengthen our community of scholars.”

They are:

Seyma Akyol    
Assistant Professor of Political Science
B.A. Drexel University
M.A. American University
Ph.D. University of North Texas

Anuj Bajaj
Assistant Professor of Data Science
B.Sc. University of Delhi
M.Sc. University of Delhi
M.Sc. The University of British Columbia
M.A. Wayne State University
Ph.D. Wayne State University 

Kevin Matthe Caramancion
Assistant Professor Computer Information Science
B.S. University of Santo Tomas
M.S. De La Salle University
Ph.D. SUNY Albany

Kay Edinger 
Instructor of Nursing
B.S. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
M.S. Mercyhurst University 

Kortnie Fisher
Assistant Professor of Education 
B.A. Mercyhurst University
M.S. Mercyhurst University 

Melanie Henderson 
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.A. Mercyhurst University
M.S. Drexel University 

Lindsay Holman
Visiting Assistant Professor History 
B.A. North Carolina State University
M.A. University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Ph.D. University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Derek McKay
Assistant Professor of Psychology 
B.S. Penn State University, The Behrend College
M.A. University of Akron
Ph.D. University of Akron

Kara Richardson 
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
B.S. Gannon University
M.S. Gannon University