Our Staff

Our Staff

Faculty Center Staff

Dr. Bonnie Angelone, Director

   Dr. Bonnie Angelone started as Director of the Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning in 2016. She joined the Rowan family in 2004 and is currently an Associate Professor of Psychology. She earned her doctoral degree in Cognitive Psychology from Kent State University in Ohio and prior to beginning at Rowan she taught in a visiting position at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. While her passion is teaching, she also conducts research in visual attention and how people process the copious amount of information presented to them every moment. She is dedicated to facilitating the growth of new faculty as they navigate the exciting changes happening at Rowan. Finally, outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her husband and two boys playing sports and other outdoor activities. 

Contact information: angelone@rowan.edu | 856-256-4079
Pronouns: she/her/hers

 Dr. Natalie Kautz, Assistant Director

Natalie Kautz   Dr. Natalie Kautz joined the Rowan family in 2010 and the Faculty Center in 2018. She earned her doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from Rowan University in 2016. As the Assistant Director, she works closely with the Director. She is responsible for the Mid-Semester Focus on Teaching & Learning, mentoring programs, and the administration of the Online Student Evaluations of Teaching Effectiveness. She helps out with New Faculty Orientation, and assists with grant and award applications as needed. Natalie represents the Faculty Center at workshops and presentations across the university and serves as the Vice President for Service of Alpha Epsilon Lambda, the Graduate Honor Society.

Natalie teaches Reasoning with Functions as an adjunct professor in the Mathematics Department in the College of Science & Mathematics.

Contact information: kautzn@rowan.edu | 856-256-4669
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Carla Sbrana, Educational Technologist 

Carla   Since September 2013, Carla Sbrana has been working in the Faculty Center as a part-time member. As the Educational Technologist, she shares resources with faculty through the Faculty Center Web site and Facebook page. She developed and instructs two 4 week courses, Online Teaching Basics Part 1 and 2  (formerly the 8 week Faculty Online Teaching Course). She has also conducts workshops, Mid-semester Focus groups, assists with New Faculty Orientation and other events and programs sponsored by the Faculty Center. Carla is also an adjunct for the STEAM Dept. in the College of Education and teaches courses related to Educational Technology. Outside of the office, Carla enjoys traveling with her husband, take pictures, the beach, yard work, movies, and reading.

Contact information: sbrana@rowan.edu | 856-305-4617
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Dr. Rachael Shapiro, Provost's Fellow on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

Rachael Shapiro   Dr. Rachael Shapiro is the Provost Fellow on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to the Faculty Center. She has focused her research, teaching, and service on social justice, linguistic diversity, and antiracist and decolonial pedagogy for over fifteen years. At Rowan, she applies antiracist and decolonial teaching strategies in undergraduate and graduate courses in the Writing Arts department, as well as in her work with preservice K-5 teachers in the Literacy Studies program. In her scholarship, Dr. Shapiro advocates for linguistic justice for BIPOC, multilingual, and non-standard language users. She has led and served on DEI committees across the university, and she dedicates her service work to helping all community members participate in building a more inclusive campus. Loves: yoga and hiking with her family. Hates: coconut and injustice.

Contact information: shapiror@rowan.edu
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Administrative Assistant (position vacant)


Updated 4/27/2021