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SPD Council

The SPD Council is a standing committee of the University Senate. It is advisory to the leader on all aspects of the School. The SPD Council is made up of both elected and appointed members representing the entire Stony Brook University community—including students, faculty and professional staff.



Name Position Affilitation
Lisa Berger Associate Professor Mathematics Department
Rebekah Burroway Assistant Professor Sociology Department
Opoku Busia Assistant Dean Office of Finance and Administration
Georges Fouron Director International Studies Program
Chris Kretz Head of Southampton Library Stony Brook University Southhampton Library
Shinu Kuriakose Clinical Assistant Professor, Director of Clinical Education Physician Assistant Education
Manuel London Professor Dean of the College of Business
Harvard Lyman Professor Emeritus, Co-Director of the Post-Bac Pre-Health Program Biochemistry Department
Patricia Malone Associate Vice President for Professional Education and Assistant Provost for Engaged Learning  School of Professional Development
Robert Mangione Executive Director, Educational Programs & Curriculum and
Faculty Director, Higher Education Administration Program
School of Professional Development
Michelino Puopolo Assistant Professor  Department of Anesthesiology
Jonathan Sokolov Professor  Materials Science and Engineering
Arleen Steckel Clinical Professor  Graduate Council Liaison
Madeline Turan Co-Director ACE Program