|Dr. Bourgault, Dr. Bower, and Dr. Darwich. Dr. Gishlick is not pictured|
COST is excited to welcome our new faculty hires for the fall 2019 semester.
Dr. Rebecca Bourgault – Environmental, Geographical, and Geological Sciences Department
Dr. Bourgault earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Maryland College Park and her PhD in Plant and Soil Science from the University of Vermont. At BU, Dr. Borgault will be focusing on soil and environmental science. She was previously employed as an assistant professor at Delaware Valley University and is currently a soil consultant at Bourgault Environmental Consulting Services LLC.
Dr. Jessica L. Bower - Nursing department
Dr. Bower earned her BSN from Lycoming College, her MSN from Bloomsburg University (’04), and her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Wilkes University. At Bu, Dr. Bower will be focusing on psychiatric nursing. She was previously employed as the Simulation Lab Coordinator at the Pennsylvania College of Technology.
Dr. Mahmoud Darwich – Mathematical and Digital Sciences Department
Dr. Darwich earned his bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering from Jami’at Bayrut Al-Arabiya and his master’s and doctorate degrees in Computer Engineering from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. At BU, Dr. Darwich, will be focusing on computer science. He was previously employed as an assistant professor of Information Technology at Navajo Technical University in New Mexico.
Dr. Alan Gishlick – Environmental, Geographical, and Geological Sciences Department
Dr. Gishlick earned his bachelor’s degree in geology from Augustana College in Rock Island, IL and his PhD in geology and geophysics from Yale University. At Bu, Dr. Gishlick will focus on paleontology and the evolution of fossil ecosystems. He has been an EGGS instructor at Bloomsburg University since 2014 and is a curatorial affiliate for the Peabody Museum of Natural History.