Emeritus, Adjunct and Part-Time Instructors


Robert Alessi Esq., Practicing Attorney
Instructor: POL 391, Principles of Law

Partner, New York   City law firm
Columbia University School of Law, J.D., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
Stony Brook University, B.A., Summa Cum Laude, Pi Sigma Alpha 

Courts   to Which Admitted:

U.S.   Supreme Court; U.S. Courts of Appeals for the First,
  Second, Third & Eleventh Circuits; U.S. District Courts for the Southern,   Eastern & Western Districts of New York; New York State Courts

Selected   Publication:        

"The   Emerging Judicial Hostility to the Typical Damages
  Model Employed by Plaintiffs in Securities Class Action
  Lawsuits,” The Business Lawyer   (Feb. 2001)


Civil   Litigation; Civil/Criminal Investigations (e.g., DOJ,
  SEC); Appellate Advocacy; U.S. Constitutional Issues;
  Securities & Corporate Governance Issues; Antitrust;
  Torts; Contracts; Domestic Politics; Foreign
  Affairs/International Relations  


Anita Y. Aginian
Attorney at Law
JD St. John's University School of Law
BA, MA Montclair Sate University,Spanish Language and Literature
Supervising Attorney, Feldman, Kramer and Monaco,
Hauppauge, NY
Areas of Practice: Criminal Defense, Business Law/Consumer Law

Annamarie Donovan, Esq.
Practicing Attorney, New York State Bar

Touro Law School, J. D.

Stony Brook University, B. A., Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Attorney/Owner of The Donovan Law Firm LLC

Website:   www.donovanlawfirm.com

E-Mail: ladylaw@donovanlawfirm.com

Guest Lecturer at The Oxford Round Table, Oxford University, England. March 2004 and March 2005, Women’s Rights and Gender Equity; April 2007, Women’s Rights and Freedoms; August 2008, Women’s Leadership in Politics and the Professions; March 2010, Women at Work: Benefits and Barriers; March 2012, Gender Equality and Employment: A Legal Perspective.

Ms. Donovan is a frequent contributing writer to various publications, including The Suffolk Lawyer.  Her column, "Legally Speaking", can be found in The Community Journal, a publication on the North Fork of Long Island.

In September, 2010, and again in March, 2011 and 2012, Ms. Donovan was named to the list of "Long Island's 2010, 2011 and 2012 Top Legal Eagles: The Top Rated Attorneys in Nassau and SuffolkCounties", for Personal Injury and Estate Planning, respectively.  The list of attorneys was published in the magazine, Long Island Pulse, and was compiled from Martindale-Hubbell, the authoritative resource for information on the worldwide legal profession.

Ms. Donovan has an AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating. 

Robert F. Ewald, Esq.
J.D. - St. John's University
Asst. Dist. Atty. - Suffolk County District Attorney's Office, 1980-date
Interests: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Advocacy, Ethics, Fundamentals of Political Science, Judiciary

R. Stephanie Good, Esq.
New York Times Best-Selling Author
J.D., LL.M.in International Law, Hofstra University School of Law
Stony Brook University Political Science Department's 2009 Distinguished Alumnus
2008 CAPS (Child Abuse Protection Service) Honoree

2012 Frank Myers Undergraduate Teaching Awardee.

Public Service Awardee, 2010 from Congressman Timothy Bishop

website: www.rstephaniegood.com
Interests: Public Interest Law; Environmental Law; Child Advocacy; Internet Safety; Public Policy

Lee Koppelman
Leading Professor. Ph.D., New York University, 1967
Research Interests: Comprehensive Regional and Urban Planning; Environmental Planning; Intergovernmental Relations and American Federalism; Coastal Zone Planning and Analysis

Allen Kovesdy
MAPP Program Instructor (Public Budgeting and Finance)

Frank Myers
Distinguished Teaching Professor. Ph.D., Columbia University, 1965
Research Interests: Comparative Politics; Political Theory

Jason Rose
M.A., NYU, 2010.
Research Interests: World Politics, American Government

Harold Withers, Ph.D. Fordham University
Former Deputy Director of Planning for Suffolk County, Former Commissioner Board of Elections, Former Commissioner of Consumer Affairs, Former Town Councilman, FOrmer Chairma Suffolki County GOP.
Interests: Public policy; Federalism

For more information on contacting instructors,

please contact the mail office at

(631) 632-7650.

Department of Political Science • Social and Behavioral Sciences Building, 7th Floor, Stony Brook, NY 11794-4392 • Phone: 631-632-7650 • Fax: 631-632-4116
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