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Faculty and Staff


Dr. James MacGregorDr. James MacGregor
Associate Professor
Department Chair
(203) 392-6385
Ed.D., University of Hartford; M.S., Southern Connecticut State University
Office: OB 108C

MaryJo ArchambaultDr. MaryJo Archambault
Assistant Professor
Undergraduate Coordinator: Recreation Therapy, Child Life Specialist 
Advisor: Recreation Therapy, Child Life Specialist

(203) 392-7053
Ed.D., University of Hartford; M.S., Southern Connecticut State University
Office: OB 108B

CotrufoDr. Ray Cotrufo
Assistant Professor
Undergraduate Coordinator: Sport Management
Advisor: Sport Management
(203) 392-6956
Ph.D., University of Connecticut; M.S., California University of Pennsylvania
Office: OB 108F

Dr. Lee deLisleDr. Lee J. deLisle
Graduate Studies Coordinator: Tourism, Hospitality, & Event Management
Advisor: Tourism, Hospitality, & Event Management

(203) 392-7159
Ph.D., University of Connecticut; M.S., Ateneo San Anselmo
Office: OB 108A

Professor Michael DodgeMike Dodge
Associate Professor
Advisor: Sport Management

Coordinator: Leadership Development Minor
(203) 392-6011
M.S., Southern Connecticut State University
Office: OB 108H

McGinnissDr. Kevin McGinniss
Assistant Professor
Director of Sport Management
Graduate Coordinator: Sport Management
Graduate Advisor: Sport Management
(203) 392-8837
Ph.D., Columbia University; M.S., Southern Connecticut State University 
Office: OB 108G

Dr. Deborah SmithDr. Deborah Smith
Associate Professor
Field Experience Coordinator
Advisor: Community Recreation and Youth Development

(203) 392-6390
Ph.D., Indiana University; M.S., Indiana University 
Office: OB 108D

Faculty Emeritus

Dr. Robert Cipriano

Professor Emeritus 
Former Chair, Recreation, Tourism, & Sport Management Department
(203) 392-6387
Ed.D., New York University;  M.S., Morehead State University 

Dr. Joseph Panza
Professor Emeritus
Ed.D., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Seton Hall University
Executive Director, SARAH, Inc., Guilford, CT
Former President/CEO, Bethpage Mission West, Inc., Englewood, CO 

Part-Time Faculty

Shane Beardsley
M.S., Manhattanville College
Senior Director of Operations and Events, Harbor Yard Sports and Entertainment

Janet Connolly, CTRS 
M.S., SUNY Cortland  
Director of Adaptive Sports, Hospital for Special Care

Steven Fredette
M.Ed., University of Connecticut 
Supervisor, Institute of Living

Betsy Goff 
JD, Temple University School of Law
Private Practice

Dr. Donna Lopiano

Ph.D., University of Southern California
President & Founder, Sports Management Resources

Karreem A. Mebane

Karreem A. Mebane

MAR, Yale University

Joseph Milone 

M.S., Southern Connecticut State University
Park Ranger, New Haven Parks, Recreation, and Trees

Ed Mockus
Edward Mockus

M.Ed., Temple University 
Associate Athletic Director, Yale University


Alex Palluzzi

M.S., Southern Connecticut State University
Director of Parks and Recreation, Branford, CT

Suzanne Shaw
Suzanne Shaw
MBA, Quinnipiac University
Director of Hospitality & Events, Yale University

Anita Shea
Child Life Specialist
Yale-New Haven Hospital



Martin Torresquintero
M.S., Southern Connecticut State University 
Outdoor-Adventure Coordinator, New Haven Parks, Recreation and Trees


Gale Massimino
Department Secretary
(203) 392-6388
Office: OB 108, main area


Taylor Carlson (Sport & Entertainment Management)
Meghan Davis (Recreation Therapy)