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The members of our faculty and staff experts list are ready to answer questions related to his or her unique areas of expertise. Our experts list, below, is sorted by subject matter; clicking on the topic will take you to a related expert. Alternatively, you can scroll the "Expert by Name" section, with bios and contact information listed alphabetically by last name.

If you are unable to find an expert for a specific topic or if you need additional assistance, please contact Elizabeth Harvey at or 717-361-6412.

Featured Expert

Michael G. Long

Long, associate professor of Religious Studies and Peace & Conflict Studies, is one of the College's most sought-out subject matter experts. The spring of 2013 proved to be exciting for Long with the launch of his new book, which coincided with the release of a movie on the same subject: Jackie Robinson. Long's book, Beyond Home Plate: Jackie Robinson on Life After Baseball  has garnered a slew of interviews and reviews.

Read more about Long's new book | Contact Long

Experts By Subject

Experts By Name

Jean-Paul Benowitz

Assistant Director of Academic Advising
Benowitz has taught in the departments of History, Religious Studies and Women and Gender Studies, in addition to instructing the first-year seminar focusing on the study the American mind and character.
Contact: 717-361-1110  |

Paul M. Cramer

Vice President for Enrollment
Cramer has 25 years of enrollment experience and is available to speak to institutional and national enrollment issues and trends along with sharing institutional policy and discussing its merits.
Contact: 717-361-1400  |

Kurt DeGoede

Associate Professor, Physics and Engineering
DeGoede's research interests are in the areas of biomechanics and modeling dynamic systems. His current efforts are centered on a collaborative project to develop clinical instruments for conducting therapy and assessing fine motor control and gross motor control.
Contact: 717-361-1380  |

Oya Dursun-Özkanca

Assistant Professor and Director of International Studies
Dursun-Özkanca's research interests include Turkish foreign policy, transatlantic security, NATO, Security Sector Reform, peacebuilding operations in the Balkans, EU enlargement, the Common Foreign and Security Policy of the EU, and the Arab Spring. She is the author of various scholarly articles in peer-reviewed journals.
Contact: 717-361-4749  |

David Kenley

Associate Professor, History
Kenley's research focuses on the history of Asia, particularly modern China. He is the author of "New Culture in a New World" and works dealing with Chinese intellectual history and diasporas in world history. For more information regarding Kenley's research and publications, visit his website.
Contact: 717-361-1238  |

Kyle C. Kopko

Assistant Professor and Director of Pre-Law Program
Kopko teaches courses on American government, constitutional law, and judicial politics. Kopko also serves on the Board of Director's for the Northeast Association of Pre-Law Advisors.
Contact: 717-361-1990  |

Eric E. Kopp

Assistant Director, Financial Aid
Kopp received a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Long Island University while serving as a Freshman Admissions Counselor. He is currently enrolled in the Public Administration Ph.D. program at Penn State Harrisburg.
Contact: 717-361-3759  |

Dmitriy Krichevskiy

Assistant Professor of Economics
In his time at Miami Dade Community College, Krichevskiy discovered his passions for teaching and for economics. He received his Bachelors degree, Masters degree and Ph.D. from Florida International University. Currently he is an Assistant Professor of economics at Elizabethtown College.
Contact: 717-361-1271  |

Jeffery D. Long

Professor of Religion and Asian Studies
Long has expertise in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. He teaches a course on the religious significance of the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. He is the author of A Vision for Hinduism, Jainism–An Introduction, and The Historical Dictionary of Hinduism.
Contact: 717-361-1507  |

Michael G. Long

Associate Prof. of Religion and Peace & Conflict Studies
Michael Long has a special interest in the genre of letters. His book on Jackie Robinson was selected as a best book of the year by Publishers Weekly, and his works have been featured or reviewed in The Boston GlobeThe New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Book Forum, Ebony/Jet, and other major media outlets.
Contact: 717-361-1250  | | Website

Amy Milligan

Adjunct Professor
Religious Studies and Women and Gender Studies

Milligan's research concentrates on the overlap of the two disciplines and includes an interest in how the body is used both to convey religious identity and/or gender or sexuality.
Contact: 717-361-1450  |

Emma H. Neuhauser

Assistant Professor of Finance
Neuhauser's research interests are Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Financial Engineering and Securities, Financial Institution and Markets, and Investments. Neuhauser is a member of the American Finance Association and the Financial Management Association and Global Association of Risk Professionals.
Contact: 717-361-4752  |

Jonathan Rudy

Global Peacemaking Scholar-in-Residence
Rudy is currently looking into the role of imagination in nonviolent approaches to conflict transformation, interconnection between individuals and the environment, the frequencies of subtle energies and mystery, and detachment, observation and non-judgment in creating dialogue space.
Contact: 717-361-1995  |

Dawn Spaar

Associate Dean
Center for Continuing Education and Distance Learning

Spaar has facilitated the CCEDL since 2002, with more than 12 years of professional training experience. At CCEDL, Spaar oversees curriculum development, creates and implements new academic programs, develops course schedules, hires and trains faculty, assists with strategic planning, and manage daily operations.
Contact: 717-361-1287  |

Donna Talarico

Integrated Marketing Manager
Before her involvement in higher education, Talarico was an interactive marketing specialist at a leading eCommerce developer/Internet marketing company. She is the founder and publisher of Hippocampus Magazine, an online monthly literary magazine dedicated to creative nonfiction.
Contact: 717-361-1464  |

Juan A. Toro

Associate Professor, Education
Toro has over 30 years of experience with educating teachers. He has a doctorate degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the Pennsylvania State University and a master of science in education from Western Illinois University. Currently he teaches Child Development, Foundations of Teaching and Learning, and Assessment and Evaluation.
Contact: 717-361-1296  |

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