The Institute Advisory Board

Alan A. Preti, Institute Director & Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Steve Alessandri, Associate Professor of Psychology

Steven M. Alessandri

Associate Professor of Psychology, Undergraduate College


Steven M. Alessandri earned his doctorate in Clinical and Developmental Psychology from Bryn Mawr College, his M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Marshall University, and his B.A. from Villanova University. Dr. Alessandri is both a licensed and school certified psychologist and has held academic, research, and clinical appointments at several universities, medical schools, and mental health settings. He has written numerous scholarly papers and publications in the areas of infant and child development, child and adult psychopathology, and education. Dr. Alessandri has over 25 years of clinical experience providing psychological services to children, adolescents, and adults.

Francis Bowe, Director of Business Programs, SGPS

Francis Bowe

Director of Business Programs, School of Graduate and Professional Studies

Francis “Brig” Bowe holds a B.S. in Economics and an MBA from Villanova as well as certification as a Leader of Managers from the Wharton School. He began his career after his undergraduate studies as an entrepreneur running a small contract painting business for seven years. Prior he was a senior marketing manager at Unisys Corporation where he managed a global portfolio of over $100M of annualized revenues. Brig has experience teaching higher education courses in management, finance, economics, MIS, and organizational development courses in multiple delivery formats. He came to Rosemont most recently from Cabrini College where he served as the managing supervisor of the Master’s degree in Organization Leadership.  

Jeanne Hatch, SHCJ, V.P. of Mission and Ministry

Jeanne Hatch, SCHJ

Vice President, Office of Mission and Ministry

 
Sister Jeanne Marie Hatch holds a B.S. in Secondary Education from Villanova University, a master's degree in Theology/Religious Studies from La Salle University, and a master's degree in Pastoral Ministry/Spirituality from Neumann College, PA.  Sister Jeanne Marie came to Rosemont in 2004 after 10 years as Vocation Director for the Society of the Holy Child Jesus and 37 years in Holy Child Schools.  After teaching for 10 years, she administered schools in Philadelphia, PA, Washington, DC, Pasadena, CA and Old Westbury, NY from 1967 until 1995.  

Paul Mojzes, Professor of Religious Studies

Paul Mojzes

Professor of Religious Studies, Undergraduate College


Paul Mojzes received his A.B. degree summa cum laude from Florida Southern College and Ph.D. degree from Boston University. Dr. Mojzes is the co-editor of the Journal of Ecumenical Studies, and founder and co-editor of Religion in Eastern Europe. He has written nearly 100 articles and is the author of six books including his most recent Balkan Genocides: Holocaust and Ethnic Cleansing in the Twentieth Century. Dr. Mojzes has delivered close to 300 lectures at various universities throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. Currently he serves as serves as chair of the Religious Studies and Humanities departments at Rosemont where he has taught since 1970, and where he was previously awarded the Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award.

Adam Lusk, Assistant Professor of Political Science

Adam Lusk

Assistant Professor of Political Science, Undergraduate College


Adam Lusk is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Rosemont College. He earned his B.A. in Politics from Ursinus College, his M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from New York University and Temple University, respectively. Professor Lusk teaches courses in International Relations and Comparative Politics and his research interests include international security, threat perception, and norms and ethics in International Relations. His current work focuses on debates about U.S. foreign policy in order to understand how war becomes justified. He has also published on pedagogy and active learning in the political science classroom.

Michelle Moravec, Associate Professor of History

Michelle Moravec

Associate Professor of History


Michelle Moravec graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles with a B.A. in History and English, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in history. Her area of specialization is American history, and her research focuses on movements for social change. Before coming to Rosemont College, she served as the assistant director of the women’s leadership program at Mount St. Mary’s College in Los Angeles. She has taught numerous leadership courses, and has a particular interest in students’ applications of ethical leadership. Dr. Moravec has presented at numerous academic conferences, and is the author of several articles and books.  

Melissa Sullivan, Assistant Professor of English

Melissa Sullivan

Assistant Professor of English, Undergraduate College


Melissa Sullivan graduated from Iona College with a B.A. in English, and earned an M.A. and Ph.D. in English at the University of Delaware. At Rosemont, she teaches nineteenth- and twentieth-century British literature and directs the First Year Seminar Program. Her research revolves around interwar cultural hierarchies and she has published articles on Virginia Woolf, Rose Macaulay and periodical culture. Dr. Sullivan was awarded the Lindback Distinguished Teaching award in 2010.

Tynesha R. Story

Tynesha R. Story

Administrative Assistant 


Tynesha Story graduated from Temple University with a B.A. in Psychology. Prior to coming to Rosemont, she served as a middle school math, history and reading teacher at Timothy Academy in North Philadelphia for over ten years. Tynesha also directed the school’s after school and summer camp programs from 2005 to 2008.  She joined the Rosemont College community in 2011 as the Institute for Ethical Leadership and Social Responsibility’s Administrative Assistant.

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Alan A. Preti, Ph.D.

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Director, Institute for Ethical Leadership and Social Responsibility
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