Faculty and Staff

Katia Gonzalez

Professor/Chair, Education Department

718-420-4082 katia.gonzalez@wagner.edu Campus Hall 332

Expertise in culturally responsive practices and intercultural connections, intellectual disabilities and autism, early childhood education.

Vannessa Smith-Washington

Assistant Professor, Education Department

718-420-4070 v.smith-washington@wagner.edu Campus Hall, Rm. 325

Paul Gold

Clinical Professor, Education Department


Rhoda Frumkin

Professor, Education Department

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 Emeritus

agazzard@wagner.edu Campus Hall 3rd Floor

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

Jose Luis Diaz Jr.

Clinical Professor, Education Department

jose.diaz@wagner.edu Campus Hall, 320

Director of Bands
Music Ed. PreK-12 Program Advisor
Ed.D. University of St. Thomas
M.A. Wagner College
M.S. St. John's University

Adjunct Faculty


Louis Bruschi

Adjunct Faculty, Education Department

louis.bruschi@wagner.edu Campus Hall Room 228

An educator in classrooms that span from Pre-K to graduate level courses and ten years of applied learning and experience as a leader.

Paul Martuccio

Adjunct Faculty, Education Department


Dolores Reig

Adjunct Faculty, Education Department


Jennifer Diaz

Adjunct Faculty, Education Department


Eman Metwally

Adjunct Faculty, Education Department




Maria Montaperto

Assessment Coord. & Adm., Education Department

718-390-3477 maria.montaperto@wagner.edu Campus Hall 329

Margaret Lattarulo-Ryan

Academic Administrative Assistant, Education Department

m.lattarulo-ryan@wagner.edu Campus Hall- 3rd Floor 718.390.3464

Izabella Siek

Graduate Assistant, Education Department


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