Known as a campus that promotes world-class research and innovative teaching, Rutgers–Camden is pleased to welcome the following new tenured, tenure-track, and clinical faculty to its ranks:
Cynthia Ayres, assistant professor, nursing
Dr. Ayres has taught at Rutgers–Newark. Her research focuses on improving the delivery of clinical preventive services; health promotion and disease prevention among vulnerable populations; and health promotion in children and adolescents. She is the editor in chief of the Asian Nursing Review.
Janice Beitz, professor, nursing
PhD, Temple University
Dr. Beitz has earned numerous awards for excellence in teaching, research, and clinical practice. Her research into such areas as wound care and ostomy care has appeared in numerous professional and scholarly journals. She is an editorial board member or reviewer for 10 nursing and wound care journals. She has taught at La Salle and Temple universities.
Alisa Belanger, assistant professor, French
Dr. Belanger has taught at Georgetown University and UCLA. Her research explores such areas as Francophone book art in the postcolonial era, and has appeared in the book Transatlantic Passages: Literary and Cultural Relations between Quebec and Francophone Europe (McGill University Press, 2010).
Noha Emara, assistant professor, economics
PhD, Rutgers–New Brunswick
Dr. Emara has taught at Barnard College, Drew University, and Rutgers. Her research in such areas as gender gap elasticity, welfare analysis, and microeconomic issues related to health, gender, and education has appeared in numerous professional and scholarly journals.
Kevin Emmons, clinical assistant professor, nursing
DrNP, Drexel University
Dr. Emmons is a nationally recognized clinical expert and consultant in wound care, palliative wound care, and advanced wound therapies. His research into the management of complex wounds has appeared in several scholarly journals.
Katie Eyer, assistant professor, law
JD, Yale University
Prof. Eyer is a discrimination law scholar whose work draws on psychological research to elucidate the limitations of contemporary anti-discrimination law. She has taught at the University of Pennsylvania, clerked for the Honorable Guido Calabresi, and served as a Skadden Fellow at Equality Advocates Pennsylvania.
Jean Galbraith, assistant professor, law
JD, University of California at Berkeley
Prof. Galbraith's scholarly and teaching interests emphasize areas of international and foreign relations law. Her research has appeared in numerous international journals. She served as a clerk for the Honorable John Paul Stevens of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Prospero Garcia, assistant professor, Spanish
PhD, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Dr. Garcia has taught at Amherst College and the University of Massachusetts. His research examines learning strategies for Spanish and other languages, and his work appears in several textbooks.
Christopher Goodman, assistant professor, public policy
PhD, University of Georgia
Dr. Goodman's research examines public financial management and finance issues related to state and local governments. His works appears in such publications as the Handbook of Fiscal Health (Jones and Bartlett).
Anuja Gupta, assistant professor, management
PhD, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Gupta has taught at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research focuses on such areas as strategy, international management, and entrepreneurship. She has presented her work at scholarly conferences across the nation.
Julie Hancock, assistant professor, management
PhD, University of Memphis
Dr. Hancock's research focuses on employee turnover, job search behaviors, organizational corruption, and the flow of information through social networks. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Management, among other journals.
Stacy Hawkins, assistant professor, law
JD, Georgetown University
Prof. Hawkins' research and teaching emphasize the areas of diversity in the law, employment law, and constitutional law. She served as director of diversity for the firm Ballard Spahr and as special diversity counsel for Holland & Knight. Her work has appeared in the Columbia Journal of Race and Law.
Margo Kaplan, assistant professor, law
JD, New York University
Prof. Kaplan focuses her scholarship in the areas of criminal law and health law, and explores the regulation of intimate decisions. She has taught at Brooklyn Law School and held several positions at the Center for HIV Law and Policy in New York City. Her work has appeared in numerous legal journals.
Shoko Kato, assistant professor, management
PhD, Syracuse University
Dr. Kato has presented her scholarship at professional conferences around the world. Her research focuses on social entrepreneurship and strategic management.
Jin Wook Kim, assistant professor, accounting
PhD, University of Oregon
Dr. Kim studies such corporate matters as taxation, disclosure, and governance, and has presented papers at conferences around the nation and in Korea.
Jongmin Nam, assistant professor, biology
PhD, Penn State
Dr. Nam has completed post-doctoral work in developmental gene regulatory network biology at the California Institute of Technology. His research examines molecular evolutionary genomics and the development of experimental and statistical tools for functional and evolutionary genomics. His work has appeared in numerous scientific journals.
Susan Norris, assistant professor, nursing
Dr. Norris has taught at Marymount and Fordham universities and has conducted research and public health projects in the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Her research interests consider the areas of transcultural nursing practice and intimate partner violence. She has received numerous fellowships and awards for her research and teaching.
Adam Okulicz-Kozaryn, assistant professor, public policy
PhD, University of Texas at Dallas
Dr. Okulicz-Kozaryn has conducted post-doctoral work at Harvard University's Institute for Quantitative Social Science and has taught at the University of Texas. His research has appeared in numerous professional and scholarly journals as well as in the book Happiness Across Nations.
Louis Tuthill, assistant professor, criminal justice
PhD, University of California at Riverside
Dr. Tuthill's research delves into such issues as juvenile delinquency, gangs, drug markets, and domestic violence. He has served as a social science analyst with the National Institute of Justice and has contributed to numerous books and journals. He has presented his research across the nation and in Central America.