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Welcome, and thank you for your interest in Cambridge College, where you will find a diverse, stimulating, and inviting learning community committed to your success. Students and faculty come from many parts of the world and every imaginable cultural background. You will experience our unique adult learning model as well as meet our knowledgeable faculty, practitioners, advisors, and administrative staff, who will prepare you intellectually and professionally for productive lives in a global, knowledge-based environment. They will guide and support you as you engage in exciting academic pursuits at our main campus, our online platform, or any of our regional centers.

Dr. Niti Seth, Provost ad interim, Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Tracy McLaughlin, Associate Provost, Title III Grant Activity Director

Sofia Nova, Assistant Dean of Administration and Compliance

Dedicated Educators with Real-World Experience

Our faculty members are more than educators. They are mentors who respect and engage the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of their students. They are passionate about their jobs and take great pride in inspiring and shaping the next generation of community leaders, professionals and scholars.

Meet the leaders of our academic team, and learn more about their unique qualifications.

School of Arts and Sciences

About the School of Arts and Sciences

In the interest of cultivating a mutually supportive, intellectually flexible, and ethically grounded student body, the School of Arts and Sciences prepares all students to graduate with the skills to:

  • Approach complex issues through balanced intellectual consideration
  • Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in highly diverse environments
  • Express intellectual curiosity and a commitment to lifelong learning
  • Communicate professionally and effectively

The School of Arts and Sciences at Cambridge College offers undergraduate and graduate programs.

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Dr. James Lee, Dean, School of Arts and Sciences

Dr. James Lee earned his Doctoral degree in Higher Education and International Education Systems from Northeastern University. He also earned a Master of Arts in Biology from Harvard University, where he served as head lecturer and teaching and research fellow. Dr. Lee is the co-founder and executive director of New England Seacoast Institute. He is also co-founder and president of Harvard Marine Science Review.

School of Business and Technology

About the School of Business and Technology

The School of Business and Technology facilitates acquisition and further development of essential knowledge and competencies that are necessary to build successful business-related careers. The School emphasizes hands-on, project-based learning focused on acquisition and mastering of in-demand skills and competencies.

Academic Programs The School of Business and Technology at Cambridge College offers undergraduate and graduate programs at the intersection of organizational management and technology. Undergraduate programs span an array of business and technology management-related fields, while graduate programs include Master of Business Administration (MBA), MBA in Health Care, and Master of Management (MM) degrees, in addition to numerous certificate programs.

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Dr. Andrew Banasiewicz, Interim Dean, School of Business and Technology

Andrew Banasiewicz joined Cambridge College in 2018 as an Associate Professor of Business Analytics. He was subsequently promoted to full Professor of Business Analytics in 2019. He is an active industry consultant specializing in risk analytics. Prior to Cambridge College, Andrew spent several years as an Associate Professor of Practice at Boston University.

Jay Beirne, MSQSM

Program Chair, Bachelor of Science in Quality Systems Management, Master of Science in Quality Systems Management

  • MSQSM, The National Graduate School of Quality Management
  • BA, Salem State University

Joseph Miglio, EdD

Program Chair, Doctor of Business Administration in Quality Systems & Improvement Management, Master of Business Administration

  • EdD, National Louis University

Christopher Weir, EdD, MA

Program Chair, Bachelor of Science in Digital Marketing, Bachelor of Science in International Business, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Social Enterprise Management, Associate of Science in Business Administration

  • EdD, Boston University
  • MA, Emerson College
  • BA, Duke University

School of Education and Counseling

Cambridge College's School of Education and Counseling (SEC) offers programs and certificates that help graduates transform their communities and their own careers. The faculty are committed practitioners who exemplify the values of rigor, determination, passion and engagement. Steeped in the tradition of adult education, the SEC produces graduates from both licensure and non-licensure programs that have careers in public and private schools, higher education institutions, public policy agencies, clinics, health centers and hospitals at local, regional, national and international levels. Our programs are imbued with the values of social justice, access and inclusion, and graduates acquire the skills, values and empathy necessary to engage with the challenges facing the fields of education and counseling today.

The School of School of Education and Counseling offers graduate and doctoral programs.

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Doris Van Gorder, Interim Dean, School of Education and Counseling

Doris Van Gorder is a dedicated educator and administrator with an extensive background serving as a senior professor, teacher leader and administrator. She has held notable positions such as the Interim Director of Teacher Education at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and various roles within the Boston Public Schools, including Director of Special Education at Charlestown High School. Doris holds multiple MEd degrees and certificates of advanced graduate studies in special education and transition leadership.

Linda Kuramoto, CRC, LMHC

Program Chair - Psychological Studies MEd

  • PhD (in progress), Counselor Education and Supervision, Walden University
  • CAGS, Mental Health, Cambridge College
  • MS, Rehabilitation Counseling, Boston University

Christy Reynolds, EdD

Program Chair - Early Childhood Teacher MEd

  • EdD, Leadership in Schooling, General and Special Education, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • MEd, Elementary Education, Boston College
  • BA, Government and International Relations, University of Notre Dame

Nicole Stallions, MEd, CAGS

Program Chair - Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities MEd

  • CAGS, Educational Leadership and Administration, General and Special Education, Cambridge College
  • MEd, Special Education and Teaching, Cambridge College
  • BS, Communication Disorders/Speech Language Pathology, Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Dr. Stephanie Brown

Academic Advisor, Senior Faculty in Arts & Sciences

  • EdD, The University of Hartford
  • MArch, The University of Pennsylvania
  • MA, The University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • BS, Northeastern University

Cambridge College Global

All online programs at Cambridge College are delivered by Cambridge College Global, our online division.

The mission of Cambridge College Global is to provide high-quality, affordable and accessible undergraduate and graduate degree programs, as well as professional training, for students interested in careers in business, public administration, information technology and health care.

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Dr. Michael Marrapodi, Dean, Cambridge College Global

For the past 14 years, Dr. Marrapodi has served as a faculty member in graduate divisions of several colleges and universities. Most recently, he served as a Core Faculty in Research for Walden University and prior to that, Dean of Online Learning and Institutional Affairs at Quincy College. Dr. Marrapodi holds an EdD in Educational Leadership from Johnson & Wales University.

Daniel Ibarrondo, JD, EdS, EdD

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs; Program Chair, Associate of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Master of Science in Business Ethics & Compliance, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Leadership Certificate in DEIB

  • EdD, Educational Technology, Pepperdine University
  • EdS, Education, Seton Hall University
  • JD, Law, University at Buffalo School of Law
  • BS, Political Science, Fordham University

Ashley Murray

Director of Online Academic Advising

  • PhD, Lesley University (in progress)
  • MEd, Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development
  • BA, Lesley University