Department Chair

  • Ragnhild Utheim

    Ragnhild Utheim

    Interim Director of the School of Liberal Studies
    Assistant Professor and Chair of Liberal Studies
    • BS, Hunter College, City University of New York
    • PhD, Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York
    • Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Adjunct Teaching
    • Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service
    ragnhild.utheim@purchase.edu

Full-Time Faculty

  • Laura Ricciardi

    Laura Ricciardi

    (on leave: Spring 2022-Fall 2022)
    Assistant Professor of Arts Management
    Lecturer in Entrepreneurship in the Arts, Minor Advisor for Legal Studies
    • BA, Yale University
    • JD, New York University
    laura.ricciardi@purchase.edu

Part-Time Faculty

  • Ndukwe Daniel Agwu

    Ndukwe Daniel Agwu

    Lecturer in Liberal Studies–Legal Studies
    • BA, Purchase College, SUNY
    • JD, Touro College
    ndukwe.agwu@purchase.edu
  • Colleen Duffy

    Colleen Duffy

    Lecturer in Liberal Studies–Legal Studies
    • BA, College of New Rochelle
    • MS, Boston University
    • JD, New York University
    colleen.duffy@purchase.edu
  • Kristyan Gilmore

    Lecturer in Legal Studies

    JD, Howard University
    MA, Regent University
    BA, University of Oklahoma

  • Linda Gironda

    Linda Gironda

    Lecturer in Liberal Studies–Legal Studies
    • BA, Iona College
    • MBA, Fordham University
    • JD, Pace University
    • Ed.D, Columbia University 

    Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Adjunct Teaching

    linda.gironda@purchase.edu
  • Dana Ware

    Dana Ware

    Lecturer in Legal Studies

    JD, Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University
    MA, New York University
    BA, The Ohio State University