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New Faculty in Counseling, Business, Psychology and International Affairs!


Continuing to welcome new faculty to Trinity:

  • Dr. Mark A. Bolden, Assistant Professor of CounselingDr. Bolden has been an adjunct professor at Trinity, and he also has teaching experience   with Virginia Commonwealth University, Goucher College and Howard University.  He earned his B.A. in Psychology with a minor in African American Studies at Seton Hall University.  He earned his M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology at Seton Hall, and his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at Howard University.
  • Dr. Lynda C. Jackson, Assistant Professor of Business

    A distinguished military veteran with a track record of service to the nation as an officer in the Air Force, Dr. Jackson served at the Pentagon and in other key military locations as she rose through the ranks, finally retiring with the rank of Colonel.  Her extensive background in military management, strategic planning and motivational speaking naturally led to her teaching career.  She spent time on a National Defense Fellowship at the National Defense University.  She taught at the University of Maryland University College and also as an adjunct professor at Trinity.  She earned her B.A. in Political Science at the University of Hawaii, her M.S. in Public Administration from Central Michigan University, and her Doctor of Management degree from UMUC.

  • Dr. Nikeea Copeland Linder, Assistant Professor of Psychology

Dr. Linder comes to Trinity with remarkable experience in clinical psychology with an emphasis on early childhood and adolescence.  She brings research, teaching and clinical experience from such notable institutions as the University of Maryland School of Social Work (Department of Child and Adolescent Psychology), the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where she was a research fellow in the Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan and Emory University.  She earned all of her degrees at the University of Michigan, including her B.A. in Psychology, M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, and M.P.H. in Health Behavior and Health Education.

  • Dr. James R. Stocker, Assistant Professor of International Affairs

Dr. Stocker has very recent experience living and conducting research in the Middle East as part of his doctoral dissertation work on U.S.-Lebanese relations and the Lebanese civil war.  Most recently he has been a lecturer on Middle Eastern history and Gender in the Middle East at George Washington University.  He earned his B.A. magna cum laude in International Relations and Foreign Languages at Hendrix College, the Diplome d’etudes approfondies (M.A. equivalent) in International Relations at the Graduate Institute, and his Ph.D. in International Relations at the Graduate Institute of International and Developmental Studies at the University of Geneva, Switzerland.

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One Response to New Faculty in Counseling, Business, Psychology and International Affairs!

  1. Virginia Broaddus says:

    Trinity’s new faculty are wonderful additions to a terrific corps! Thanks, President McGuire, for highlighting colleagues whose dynamic teaching is already making its mark this semester.

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