Welcome Additions

Introductions of new, tenure-track members of the
Boston College faculty

Michael Naughton

Prof. Michael Naughton (Physics) has joined the Boston College faculty with tenure after teaching for 10 years at the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Winner of a 1992 National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award, Naughton was recently elected by his peers as a member-at-large officer of the American Physical Society's Division of Condensed Matter Physics. He has 70 scientific publications to his credit.

Naughton is awaiting a patent on a device he has invented that detects buried non-metallic land mines. He has already patented a silicon cantilever magnetometer, an instrument for comparing the intensity and direction of magnetic fields.

He received his doctorate in physics from Boston University in 1986 and a bachelor's degree in physics from St. John Fisher College in 1979.

Naughton is teaching a graduate course this year in techniques and experiments in physics.

John Hogan

Asst. Prof. John Hogan (CSOM) joins the Marketing faculty after having received his doctorate in marketing in 1998 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Hogan, who currently teaches a course in applied marketing management, has focused his research on how firms employ collaborative relationships to competitive advantage.

His professional experience includes work as a corporate pricing analyst for General Motors, planning engineer for GTE, and field engineer for a Louisiana oil company.

Hogan received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Auburn University in 1984, and his MBA from Indiana University School of Business in 1991.


Patricia Tabloski

An expert in nursing care of the elderly, Asst. Prof. Patricia Tabloski (SON) previously taught at the University of Connecticut, where she was an associate professor of nursing, associate director of the Travelers Center on Aging and director of the campus health sciences division.

Tabloski, who is teaching graduate courses in nursing science, received her doctorate in 1989 from the University of Rochester School of Nursing. She also earned a bachelor's degree from Purdue University in 1973, and a master's degree in 1978 from Seton Hall University.

Throughout a nursing career of more than 25 years, Tabloski has taught in the nursing schools at the University of Massachusetts, Boston University and the University of Rochester, and coordinated hospice care and community health projects in New Jersey.

Deborah Blair Donahue

Asst. Prof. Deborah Blair Donahue (SON), a specialist in providing nursing care to women with high-risk pregnancies, received her doctorate last year from the University of Pennsylvania, where she also earned a bachelor's degree in 1974 and a master's degree in 1984.

Courses that Donahue is teaching this year include an undergraduate clinical laboratory in child-bearing theory and a graduate class in maternal and child health theory.

Her 20 years of professional experience include service as an advanced practice nurse in perinatal and newborn care, as a research clinical specialist and as a clinical nurse specialist.

-Mark Sullivan

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