Patricia DeAngelis has seven years of teaching experience and currently teaches for Strayer University in the School of Arts & Sciences. DeAngelis has a JD degree from Albany Law School and has 11+ years serving in her degree field. DeAngelis currently works for Hudson Valley Community College and Albany College of Pharmacy and has been in that position for one to five years. She is a member of New York State Bar Association, American Bar Association, and American Society of Trial Consultants. She is licensed to practice law in the State of New York and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and is also licensed to practice in Federal Court in the Northern District of New York. DeAngelis has appeared many times on national television shows as a commentator and legal analyst and was a regular on Fox National's Morning Show. She is engaged in the community with Pro-Bono Counsel for the Rensselaer County Child Advocacy Center, Troy, New York.
Hugh Kottler has more than 10 years of teaching experience (nine at Strayer) and currently teaches in both the School of Education and the School of Arts & Sciences. He holds an Ed.D. from George Washington University and has 11+ years serving in his degree field. Kottler currently works as an associate for Booz Allen Hamilton, participating in human capital and learning. He is a member of the American Society for Training and Development. His current research includes Reading and Retirement Transition for Older Manual Laborers. Kottler’s international experience includes serving as a Foreign Service Officer, US Dept of State, 1979-1993 and as a staff member at US Embassies in Tokyo and Mexico City. Kottler is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Italian. Kottler has experience presenting to large audiences and would be interested in presenting, among other topics, International Distance Education and Education in Developing Countries to Strayer audiences. He is engaged in the community with Couples Coaching Couples, Computer Literacy for Spanish Speakers, and the Reston Community Center.
Zaki Sherif has more than 10 years of teaching experience (two at Strayer University) and currently teaches in the School of Arts & Sciences. He holds a PhD degree from Howard University and has 11+ years serving in his degree field. Sherif currently works for Georgetown University Medical Center and has been in that position for six to ten years. He is a member of the American Association for Cancer Research, New York Academy of Sciences, and Sigma XI. Sherif’s current research has been submitted for publication in the Molecular Cancer journal. The research deals with the p53-controlled expression of the Cav-1 gene whose mutation or p53's mutation may expose individuals in the Li-Fraumeni family to developing multiple types of cancer at an early age.
Irene Zoppi currently teaches in the Schools of Business and Education. She holds a PhD degree from the University of Maryland, College Park and has 11+ years serving in her degree field. Zoppi currently works for Strayer University (full-time faculty) and the U.S. Army (Reserve) and has been in that position for 11+ years. She is a member of HACU, NALEO, Daughters of American Revolution, AERA, IES - Peace Group, U.S. War College, 3rd Armored Division Association, Foreign War Association, and Education Honor Society - Phi Kappa Phi and Kappa Delta Phi. She has attended various conferences. Her current research includes Strategic Studies with the U.S. Army War College and recent publications are pending. She is a Certified Military Instructor and MBTI Facilitator. Zoppi’s international experience includes work in Europe, India, Puerto Rico, and other locations in Canada and she is fluent in Spanish, Italian, German, French, and Portuguese. She has interview experience and has presented to large audiences. Zoppi is engaged in the community as the Commissioner for the State of Maryland, appointed by the Governor, and is also a Latino motivational speaker and non-profit owner. She considers serving her nation and community, while teaching the next generation of workers for a global citizen spectrum, and also serving as a Latino woman Officer, US army, to be among her most significant accomplishments.