Faculty/Staff

The Childhood/Early Childhood Education department has award-winning faculty that are active publishers and leaders in the field of education.

Childhood/Early Childhood Education Faculty/Staff

Julie Baldwin

Julie Baldwin
607-753-2706 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding)

Department(s):

  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department

Krystal Barber

Krystal Barber
607-753-5770 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Associate Professor

Department(s):

  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department

Charlene Cornwell (she/her/hers)

Charlene Cornwell (she/her/hers)

Title(s):

  • Assistant Professor

Department(s):

  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department

Karen Diescher

Karen Diescher
607-753-5955 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Teacher

Department(s):

  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department

Margaret W. Gichuru

Margaret W. Gichuru
607-753-2467 (Office Phone)

Title(s):

  • Assistant Professor

Department(s):

  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department

Dr. David Gill

Dr. David Gill

Title(s):

  • Adjunct Lecturer

Department(s):

  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department

Jacob Hall

Jacob Hall
607-753-2443 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Associate Professor

Department(s):

  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department

Dr. Cody Harrington (she,her,hers)

Dr. Cody Harrington (she,her,hers)

Title(s):

  • Assistant Professor

Department(s):

  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department

Abigail Jenney

Abigail Jenney
607-753-5955 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Program Coordinator
  • Teacher

Department(s):

  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department

John W. Jones

John W. Jones
607-753-5527 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Assistant Professor

Department(s):

  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department

Dr. Beth Klein (She, her, hers)

Title(s):

  • Campus Sustainability Coordinator
  • Professor

Department(s):

  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department

Additional Info:

  • Dr. Beth Shiner Klein is a Professor of Science Education in the Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department and the Campus Sustainability Coordinator at SUNY Cortland.: .

Lin Lin

Lin Lin
607-753-4234 (Office Phone)
607-753-5976 (Fax Number)
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Title(s):

  • Professor

Department(s):

  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department

Kristina Maricle

Kristina Maricle
607-753-4577 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • SMART Certified Trainer
  • Senior Instructional Designer

Department(s):

  • Library

Kate McCormick (she/her)

Kate McCormick (she/her)
607-753-5528 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Associate Professor

Department(s):

  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department

Additional Info:


Kelly McKenna

Kelly McKenna

Title(s):

  • Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding)

Department(s):

  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department

Additional Info:

  • SUNY Cortland Alumni '17: BA Art & Art History with Archaeology Minor, Magna Cum Laude
  • M.A. University of Exeter, UK 2020 with Honors: MA Archaeology with focus in Experimental Archaeology; Dissertation: Reflections into the Potted Past - research of Roman Ceramics, with Distinction

Sarah Olbrantz

Sarah Olbrantz

Title(s):

  • Visiting Assistant Professor

Department(s):

  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department

Andrea Phelps (they/them)

Andrea Phelps (they/them)

Department(s):

  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department

Renee Potter

Renee Potter
607-753-2453 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Lecturer IV

Department(s):

  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department

Jeffrey D. Radloff

Jeffrey  D. Radloff
607-753-2451 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Assistant Professor

Department(s):

  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department

Patricia Roiger (she, her, hers)

Title(s):

  • Lecturer IV

Department(s):

  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department

Deborah Silvis

Deborah Silvis

Title(s):

  • Assistant Professor

Department(s):

  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department

Amanda Squillini

Amanda Squillini

Title(s):

  • Instructional Support Assistant

Department(s):

  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department

Shufang Strause

Shufang Strause
607-753-2468 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Professor

Department(s):

  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department

Christine Uliassi

Christine Uliassi
607-753-5470 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Assistant Professor

Department(s):

  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department

Dr. Chris L. Widdall (she, her, hers)

Title(s):

  • Associate Professor, Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department
  • Assistant Dean for Assessment and Accreditation

Department(s):

  • Health Department
  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department
  • School of Education

Additional Info:

  • Ph.D. Capella University 2012 with Distinction: Instructional Design for Online Learning
  • SUNY Cortland Alumni '00 & '03: BS Health Education with Biology Minor, Summa Cum Laude, M.S.Ed. Health

Kim Wieczorek (she/her/hers)

Kim Wieczorek (she/her/hers)
607-753-2707 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Chair
  • Associate Professor

Department(s):

  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department