Assistant professor of educational research methods
Anthony Setari will be joining the Department of Graduate and Specialty Studies in the Spadoni College of Education. He holds a doctorate in education policy, measurement, and education from the University of Kentucky and a master’s degree in teaching from Johns Hopkins University. Setari was previously a data fellow with the Strategic Data Project at Harvard University’s Center for Education Policy and Research, and a Teach for America middle school educator. He specializes in the measurement and evaluation of nontraditional academic environments, particularly Montessori classrooms.
Alisha M. Cromwell
Assistant professor of history
Alisha Cromwell earned her dual B.A. in history and anthropology from San Francisco State University, her M.A in public history from the University of South Carolina, and her Ph.D. in history from the University of Georgia. Cromwell previously worked as an instructor at the University of North Georgia and Athens Technical College. Her book chapter, “The Gendered Nature of the Marketplace: Female Entrepreneurs in 19th Century Slave Societies,” will be published in Female Entrepreneurs in the 19th Century: Towards a Global Perspective. Cromwell’s research and teaching interests include capitalism, slavery, women’s studies, geography and map making.
Skye A. Woestehoff
Assistant professor of psychology
Skye A. Woestehoff, assistant professor of psychology, earned her Ph.D. in general psychology with a legal psychology concentration from the University of Texas at El Paso. Woestehoff has spent the last three years as a post-doctoral scholar in the Department of Criminology, Law, and Society at George Mason University. She will teach courses in general psychology, statistics and psychology of law. Her research interests include police investigative decision-making, interrogation techniques, and jurors’ perceptions of interrogations and confessions.
2019-2020 Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant for Arabic
Ilhem Daadaa holds a master’s degree in cultural studies as well as a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Sousse in Tunisia, where she completed a thesis entitled “The Impact of Exchange Programs on the Cultural Intelligence of Tunisian Exchange Students.” After completing a research project entitled “Migrants in Countries in Crisis” she was selected to participate in a summer school organized by the International Organization of Migration during September 2018. She has worked as a private tutor, translator and interpreter in English, French and Arabic. As the 2019-2020 Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant for Arabic at CCU, she wishes to achieve her dream of teaching in a multicultural society.
Lecturer of interdisciplinary studies
Darcy Coughlan earned a Master of Science degree in environmental sciences and policy from John Hopkins University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northwestern University. Previously, Coughlan was a teaching associate in the HTC Honors College and Center for Interdisciplinary Studies. She also worked in the Center for Global Engagement as a study abroad adviser. Prior to joining Coastal Carolina University, Coughlan held various positions in the environmental sector helping communities protect their natural resources. She will be teaching courses in sustainability and environmental studies.