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Eastern Nazarene College Welcomes New Faculty Members

Sep 9, 2021

Eastern Nazarene College (ENC) welcomes nine new faculty members ahead of the 2021-2022 academic year.

Photo from L-R: Back Row: Claire Roll, Taylor Dempsey, Logan Sharp. Front Row: Salah Badjou, Zhihui Nie, Rebecca Hammonds, Andrea Carvalho. New Faculty members not shown in the photo are: Russell Bedard, Didier Dinh and Wendy Johnson.

“In so many ways, our faculty make up the life of Eastern Nazarene College, so I am excited for the ways in which these new faculty members will be able to shape our community. The gifts they bring to this college in their love of Christ, dedication to learning, and commitment to serving students will contribute immensely to helping us
all fulfill our mission. We are richly blessed to have them joining us this year.” – William McCoy, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College

The faculty members joining Eastern Nazarene College include:

Salah Badjou – Engineering
Ph.D. in Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Associate Professor of Physics and Engineering

Russ Bedard- Mathematics
D.B.A. (ABD), Nova Southeastern University
M.B.A., Anna Maria College, Paxton, MA
Visiting Assistant Professor of Business

Andrea Carvalho- Social Work Program
M.S. Social Work, University of New England, Biddeford, ME
Instructor of Social Work, Program Chair for Social Work

Taylor Dempsey– Coach/Sports Mgmt. Program
M.S. Organizational Management, Misericordia University, Dallas, PA
Head Women’s Soccer Coach, Instructor of Sport Management

Rebecca K. Hammonds – Theatre for Social Justice Program
Ph.D. in Theatre, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
Visiting Associate Professor of Theatre, Artistic Director

Wendy A. Johnson – Education Program
Ph.D. Leadership and Policy, Niagara University, Niagara, NY
Assistant Professor of Education

Zhihui Nie – Mathematics
Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Claire Roll – Coach/Sports Mgmt. Program
Master in Fine Arts, Boston University, Boston MA
Head Women’s Softball Coach, Instructor in Humanities

Logan Sharp– Coach/Sports Mgmt. Program
M.Ed Special Education, Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy MA
Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Instructor in Sport Management