Faculty and Staff

Jason Fitzgerald

Associate Professor, Education Department

718-420-4129 jason.fitzgerald@wagner.edu Campus Hall 332

Expertise in social studies education and educational linguistics. Chair of the Education Department.

Rhoda Frumkin

Associate Professor, Education Department

718-390-3455 rhoda.frumkin@wagner.edu Campus Hall 320

Expertise in literacy and literacy acquisition for diverse learners, special education, service learning, and teacher preparation.

Ann Gazzard

Professor, Education Department

agazzard@wagner.edu Campus Hall 332

Expertise in critical & creative thinking, philosophical inquiry/discussion; emotional intelligence & child emotional development.

Dr. Katia Gonzalez

Associate Professor, Education Department

718-420-4082 katia.gonzalez@wagner.edu Campus Hall 323

Expertise in curriculum design, culturally responsive practices and group dynamics, early childhood, intellectual disabilities and autism.

Carin Guarasci

Director of New Educators at Wagner, Education

718-420-4486 carin.guarasci@wagner.edu Campus Hall 318

Directs the New Teacher Academy

Jennifer Lauria

Professor, Education Department

jlauria@wagner.edu Campus Hall 321

Expertise in childhood education, differentiation, educational technologies, teacher preparation and professional development for educators.

Dr. Linda Tribuzio

Visiting Professor, Education Department

linda.tribuzio@wagner.edu Campus Hall 325

Adjunct Faculty


Danielle Arena

Adjunct Faculty, Education Department

718-390-3464 danielle.arena@wagner.edu

Libby Gershansky

Adjunct Faculty, Education Department

718-390-3464 libby.gershansky@wagner.edu

Louis Bruschi

Adjunct Faculty, Education Department


Virginia McLoughlin

Adjunct Faculty, Education Department


Paul Gold

Adjunct Professor, Education Department




Suzanne D'Amato

Administrative Assistant, Education

718-390-3464 suzanne.damato@wagner.edu Campus Hall 331

Maria Montaperto

Assessment Coord. & Adm., Education

maria.montaperto@wagner.edu Campus Hall 329

Graduate Assistants


Sarah Cappiello
E-mail: education@wagner.edu

Stefanie Frasca
E-mail: education@wagner.edu

Ayesha Sheikh
E-mail: education@wagner.edu

Jennifer Tricarico
E-mail: education@wagner.edu




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