Faculty and Staff


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


Dr. Jan JonesDr. Jan Louise Jones
Associate Professor
(203) 392-8837
Ph.D. University of Connecticut; M.A. & B.A Acadia University
Undergraduate Coordinator & Travel and Tourism Management Advisor
Office: OB 108E
*International Coordinator in Office of International Education, EN B129


Dr. Deborah SmithDr. Deborah Smith
Associate Professor
(203) 392-6390
Ph.D. Indiana University; M.S. Indiana University 
Field Experience Coordinator, Advisor: Community Recreation and Youth Development.
Office: OB 108D


Dr. Lee deLisleDr. Lee deLisle
Associate Professor
(203) 392-7159
Ph.D.: Social Science of Sport and Leisure; University of Connecticut 2002
Graduate Coordinator and Sport Management Advisor
Advisor for the SCSU Student Recreation Club

Office: OB 108A


MaryJo Archambault   MaryJo Archambault
   Assistant Professor
   (203) 392-7053
   M.S. Southern Connecticut State University
   Advisor for the Therapeutic Recreation Program
   Office: OB 108B


Jinhee Yoo   Dr. Jinhee Yoo
   Assistant Professor
   (203) 392-6956
   Ph.D.: Kinesiology (Sport Management Concentration); University of Minnesota
   M.A. in Sport Science (Sport Marketing Concentration); Kangwon National                  University                                                                                                                                                      Co-Coordinator of the Sports Management Program
   Office: OB 108F

  Mike Dodge
   Associate Professor
   (203) 392-6011
   M.S. Exercise Science; Southern Connecticut State University
   Co-Coordinator of the Sports Management Program
   Coordinator of Leadership Minor
   Office: OB 102

Faculty Emeritus

Dr. Robert CiprianoDr. Robert Cipriano
Former Chair of Southern Connecticut State University's Recreation and Leisure Studies Department, Professor Emeritus 
(203) 392-6387
Ed.D. New York University;  M.S. Morehead State University 
Office: OB 108C



Dr. Joseph PanzaDr. Joseph Panza
Professor Emeritus
Ed.D. University of Pennsylvania; M.A. Seton Hall University

Areas of Specialization: Leadership development, non-profit and recreational organizational management, disabilities in society, sports management, legal issues in recreation and leisure services.

Professional Associations: Executive Director, SARAH, Inc., Guilford, CT; former President and CEO of Bethphage Mission West, Inc., Englewood, CO. 

Part-Time Faculty


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

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

Ms. Jennifer Carroll-Fischer, CTRS
M.S. Southern Connecticut State University
Rehabilitation Specialist, State of Connecticut Department of DCF (retired)  

Mr. Steven Fredette
M. Ed., University of Connecticut 

Ms. Betsy Goff, Private Practice, JD
Temple University School of Law

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

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

Mr. Edward Mockus
M.Ed. Temple University 
Associate Athletic Director, Yale University

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

Mr. Jim Shea
M.S. University of North Carolina

Mr. Robert Sheeley
M.S. Southern Connecticut State University
Assoc. Vice President for Capital Budgeting & Facilities Operations, SCSU

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


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


Jessee Keirstead
Jim Zarifis