Meet Our Faculty and Staff

At University of the Potomac (UOTP) we are extremely proud of our dedicated professional faculty. All faculty members have excellent academic credentials and have served in positions outside the College that enable them to bring real world expertise to the physical or virtual classroom. Our faculty is diverse, coming together from many nations. Our faculty’s real world knowledge and experience aid students in preparation for the realities of their chosen fields.

  • Carole Abourached
    PhD, Oregon State University
    MS, American University of Beirut
  • Sergei Andronikov
    PhD, Russian Academy of Sciences
    MBA, Global Business – Oxford University
    Executive MBA, George Mason University
    MS, Moscow State University
  • Ashfaq Anwar
    MS, Strayer University
    MPH, University of Glasgow
    MBBS
  • Victoria Ashiru
    DM, University of Maryland University College
    MS, University of Maryland University College
  • Vargha Azad
    PhD, Nova Southeastern University
    MPhil, George Washington University
    MS, Strayer University
    MS, Texas A&M University
  • Larry Barnes
    JD, Stetson College of Law
  • Joseph Boayue
    MBA, Strayer University
    MS, Strayer University
  • Tacha Brooks
    PhD, Capella University
    MS, DeVry University
    MS, Central Michigan University
  • Robert Brown
    MBA, American International College
  • Augusta Burney
    J.D., Marquette University
    B.S. DeVry University,
    Certification: PMP
  • Geraldine Cameron
    EdD, Walden University
    MBA, Southeastern University
  • Gillian Coote-Martin
    DBA, Argosy University
    MS, University of Phoenix
  • Robert Coulter
    MBA, University of the Potomac
  • Aldith Deleta-Campbell
    EdD, Argosy University
    MBA, University of Phoenix
  • Tricia Devin
    PhD, International University
    EdD, Pepperdine University
    MA PA, Pepperdine University
  • Mark Dreisonstok
    PhD, Georgetown University
    MA, University of Freiburg
  • Carol S. Farabee
    PhD, Walden University
    EdD – University of Phoenix
    MBA, Western International University
    MS, Western International University
  • Salman Farhat
    MBA, Strayer University
  • Frederick Fisher
    MBA, George Washington University
    MS, University of the Potomac
  • Walter Foggie
    DM, University of Phoenix
    MBOM, University of LaVerne
  • Markell Franklin
    MS, Devry University
    MPA, Devry University
    MBA, Devry University
  • Fekede Gindaba
    MBA, Maharishi University
  • Michael Hancock
    DBA, Walden University
    MS, Stratford University
  • Dennis Hermann
    MS, University of Phoenix
    MBA, University of Phoenix
    Certification: PMP, CompTIA
  • Yvonne Hood
    MS, Capella University
    MEd, Strayer University
  • Sara Hummell
    MBA, American College of Commerce & Technology
    MA, National University of Mongolia
    Certification: Advanced Management & Policy Implementation Skills, Legislative Budget & Management, Spatial Business Intelligence
  • Paul Jaikaran
    PhD, Nova Southeastern University
    MS, Strayer University
  • Mohamed Kamara
    PhD, Walden University
    MS, Strayer University
  • Ara Kechiantz
    PhD, State Polytechnic Institute
    MS, Yerevan State University
    MBA, American University of Armenia
  • David Kimble
    DBA, California Intercontinental University
    MS, Central Michigan University
    Certification: PMP
  • Colin Lennon
    MBA, University of Phoenix
  • Henry McKelvey
    PhD, University of Phoenix
    MS, University of Phoenix
  • Svetlana Mitereva
    PhD, Moscow State University
    MS, Moscow State University
  • James Moses
    MS, Chaminade University
    MS, Madras Christian College
  • Petya Nikolova
    MPhD, New Bulgarian University
    MBA, Bew Bulgarian University
    MA, Political Science – George Mason University
    MA, Law & Diplomacy – TUFTS University
    MA, Sociology – University of Sofia
  • Darren Obazu
    PhD, Walden University
    MS, Central Michigan University
  • Cynthia Oglesby
    MBA, University of Maryland University College
    MS, University of Maryland University College
  • Stephen Onu
    PhD, University of Phoenix
    MBA, Global Management
    Certification: PMP
  • Carlos Padilla
    PhD, University of Connecticut
    MS, University of Connecticut
  • Nate Perry
    DBA, California InterContinental University
    MBA, Strayer University
    Certification: Certified Counselor, Instructor, Professional Selling Skills, Coaching, Leadership Development and Problem Solving
  • Melissa Pham
    MBA, Cardinal Stritch University
    MS, University of Wisconsin
  • Michael Piellusch
    DBA, Argosy University
    MS, Santa Clara University
    MS, National University
    MBA, San Francisco State University
  • Douglas Rhodes
    JD, Hamline University
  • Keith Rieger
    PhD, Texas Tech University
    MA, University of Alabama
  • Nelson Sarin
    MS, West Coast University
  • Rob Shah
    MBA, Keller Graduate School of Management
  • Kendra Smith
    MBA, Strayer University
    Certification: PMP, Agile PMI, Security + CompTIA, ITIL RCV, ITSM
  • Sheherazade Smith
    MM, University of Phoenix
    MBA, University of Phoenix
  • Donice Stewart
    EdD, Argosy University
    MBA, Southeastern University
    MBA, Southeastern University
  • Darcel Tolliver
    PhD, Walden University
    MBA, Drexel University
    MS, University of Phoenix
  • Courtney Wells
    MA, American University
  • Shanice White
  • Ronda Williams
    MBA, Everest University
    MBA, Southeastern University
    Certification: Human Resource, Time Management, Business Coach, Public Speaking, Stress management, Life Coach
  • Abraham Zeyohannis
    DM, University of Maryland University College
    MS, University of Maryland
  • Qui Zhao
    MBA, University of Northern Virginia
    BA, Beijing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics
    Certification: CPA

What We Strive For

Working class time into your busy schedule is easy. Our classes can be taken on Saturdays, or two evenings a week. It is possible to earn up to nine credits every eight weeks

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Our Wonderful Faculty & Staff

Have you ever wondered what college life might be like for you? At University of the Potomac, you’re able to balance current commitments like a job and family while earning a valuable degree.