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
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 Dr. Natalie Kautz, Assistant Director


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
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Mrs. Carla Sbrana, Educational Technologist

Our Educational Technologist, Carla Sbrana, joined the Faculty Center in 2013. She oversees all of our technology-based initiatives, the Faculty Center’s Facebook page and our Web site. Working with Rowan Online, she developed and teaches the Faculty Online Teaching (FOT) course, an 8-week class that prepares instructors to teach online. As a member of the Joint Provost-Senate-AFT Student Online Evaluations Taskforce she helped to develop a peer online evaluation instrument for Rowan. Carla is also a consultant for our Mid-Semester Focus on Teaching & Learning and represents the Faculty Center at workshops and presentations across the campus.

Mrs. Sbrana is an adjunct professor for the College of Education, department of Science, Technology, Education, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) where she teaches Educational Technology. CV

Contact information: sbrana@rowan.edu | 856-256-4353
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Dr. Shelley Zion, Provost's Fellow on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

 Shelley Zion

Dr. Shelley Zion joins the Faculty Center in September 2019 as a Provost's Fellow. She supports the efforts of the Faculty Center in facilitating ongoing professional development, programming, and services to faculty in the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion. She is also a Professor of Urban Education in the Language, Literacy and Sociocultural Education Department and the founding Executive Director of the Center for Access, Success, and Equity (CASE) where she leads research and community partnerships focused on issues of access, success, and equity. 

Shelley’s work seeks to understand how institutions, social systems and individual experiences create and sustain systems of power and privilege that ensure access for some while excluding others. 

Contact info: zions@rowan.edu | 856-256-4742
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