Jacqueline Behn, M.S.W., Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology/Academic Department Chair
Ph.D., M.S.W., Fordham University; B.A., Social Work, Fairleigh Dickinson University
Office: A-306B Pitkin Education Center
Phone: 201-493-3608
Email: jbehn@bergen.edu

Mina Ahn, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara; B.A., Psychology and Studio Art, University of California, Riverside
Office: B-317 Pitkin Education Center
Phone:  201-493-3547
Email: mahn@bergen.edu

Benicia D’sa, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education
Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning Technologies, William Paterson University, 2016; Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, Emphasis: Social Studies and Diversity, Utah State University, 2004; M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction /Certified, National Eligibility Test for Lectureship, University of Mumbai, 1999; M.A., History, Major in West Asia, University of Mumbai, 1998; B. S., Education, Certified for Math and Social Studies teaching, University of Mumbai, 1996; B.S., Commerce, Major in Accounting and Economics, University of Mumbai, 1988
Office: E-139 Pitkin Center
Phone: 201-689-7605
Email: bdsa@bergen.edu

Maureen Ellis-Davis, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology
M.Phil., Sociology (Psychiatric Epidemiology), Columbia University, 1986;  M.A., Sociology (concentration in Population Studies), Cornell University, 1972; B.A., Anthropology, Long Island University, 1970
Office: 401 Meadowlands
Phone: 201-301-1244
Email: mellisdavis@bergen.edu

Mecheline Farhat, M.A.
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Office: A332 Pitkin Education Center
Phone: 201-493-3583
Email: sfarhat@bergen.edu

Shari Franschman, M.S.W.
Associate Professor of Sociology
D.S.W. coursework completed Adelphi University, 2005; M.S.W., Arizona State University, 1996; B.A. Sociology, Hunter College, 1994
Office: B-308 Pitkin Education Center
Phone: 201-689-7064
Email: sfranschman@bergen.edu

Melissa Krieger, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Education
Ed.D, Leadership in Higher Education, Maryville University, 2022; M.S., Early Childhood Education, CUNY-Brooklyn College, 1988; B.A., Elementary Education, CUNY-Brooklyn College, 1986
Office: B-307 Pitkin Education Center
Phone: 201-301-1706
Email: mkrieger@bergen.edu

Camelia-Manuela Lataianu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology
Ph.D., Sociology, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology at Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland, 2001; M.A. in Sociology, Department of Sociology, Psychology, and Pedagogy, University of Bucharest, 1993
Office: B-317 Pitkin Education Center
Phone: 201-493-3782
Email: mlataianu@bergen.edu

Jaehyun Julia Lee-Hong, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., Community Psychology, Georgia State University, 2011; M.A., Community Psychology, Georgia State University, 2007; B.S., Psychology with a Minor in Mathematics (Statistics), Georgia State University, 2002
Office: B-316 Pitkin Education Center
Phone: 201-879-7184
Email: jlee-hong@bergen.edu

Derek Levine, Ph.D.
Lecturer, Social Sciences
Office: B-210 Pitkin Education Center
Phone: 201-879-1136
Email: dlevine1@bergen.edu

Takvor Mutafoglu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Economics
Ph.D., Economics, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2010; M.Phil., Economics, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2010; M.A., Economics, Queens College, CUNY, 2007; M.B.A, Montclair State University, 2004; B.A., Economics, Montclair State University, 2002; A.S., Business Administration, Bergen Community College, 2000
Office:  A-234A Pitkin Education Center
Phone: 201-493-4084
Email: tmutafoglu@bergen.edu

L. Laura Ochoa, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
M.A., Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, New York University, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences; B.A., Psychology, Barnard College, Columbia University
Office: L-338 Pitkin Education Center
Phone: 201-447-9264
Email: lochoa@bergen.edu

Anthony Yankowski, Psy.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
Psy.D., Yeshiva University, 2008; M.A., Yeshiva University, 2005; M.A., Montclair State University, 2003; B.A., Rutgers University
Office: Office 401 Meadowlands
Phone: 201-301-1245
Email: ayankowski@bergen.edu