Distinguished Faculty

Rivier University’s Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) program brings together distinguished faculty from a variety of disciplines. Ed.D. students will benefit from the doctoral faculty’s rich experience in leadership, strategic decision-making, educational policy, research design, data gathering and results analysis.

John Gleason, Ed.D.
Director, Ed.D. Program; Professor
Ed.D., Teaching, Curriculum & Learning Environments, Harvard University
M.A., Special Education, University of Michigan
B.A., Special Education, Boston College

Angela DeSilva-Mousseau, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Ph.D., M.A., Boston College
B.S.,  Union College

Carol A. Langelier, Ph.D.
Professor
Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Northeastern University
C.A.G.S., Counseling Psychology, Anna Maria College
M.Ed., School Counseling, Northeastern University
B.A., Biology, University of New Hampshire

Naomi Schoenfeld, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Special Education (Concentration Emotional and Behavioral Disorders), Arizona State University
M.A., Special Education, University of Arizona
B.A., Psychology, Queens College

Robert Walrath, Psy.D.
Associate Professor
Psy.D., Nova Southeastern University
M.S., California State University
B.A., Alfred University