General Studies Learning Community

Faculty, Tutors and Counselors

Our faculty, tutors and counselors are experts in a variety of fields.

In addition to their excellent academic credentials, the faculty are dedicated to the principles of the General Studies Learning Community and to ensuring that students meet their academic goals. They work closely with students in the classroom setting and through individual tutoring.


Dr. Daniel Rosenberg
Director, General Studies Learning Community
Post Annex, Room 400
p – 516.877.3445
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Dr. Rosenberg teaches Western Civilization. He earned his Ph.D. in American History, and has published widely in his field.

Faculty and Academic Tutors

John Rizzi earned his doctorate in Social Work from Adelphi and holds an M.S.W. from New York University. His courses include Expository Writing, Critical Reading and Writing, and the World of Ideas.

Carla Deazle M.A. ’02, an alumna of the General Studies Learning Community and Adelphi’s Scholar Teacher Educational Program (STEP) is nearing completion of her doctoral work. Among her courses are the World of Ideas, Critical Reading and Writing, and Expository Writing.

Eileen Kline holds a Master’s degree in Mathematics from Adelphi University. She teaches Mathematical Problem-Solving Across the Curriculum and serves as the math tutor.

Anthony Dotterman earned his doctorate in English from Stony Brook University, and has an M.A. in English and American Literature from Oregon State University. His classes include Expository Writing, Critical Reading and Writing, and the World of Ideas.

Sarah Eltabib is completing a doctorate in history and an M.A. in International and Comparative Government from St. John’s University. She teaches the World of Ideas and Western Civilization I and II.

Deseree Wiltshire ’00, M.A. ’05, an Adelphi alumna, teaches General Psychology and works in the New York State mental health system. An accomplished dancer, she has been teaching in the General Studies Learning Community since 2009.

Academic Counselors

Dee Donat holds a Master’s degree in Counseling, and has National Counseling Certification. She is also part of the Adelphi adjunct faculty, teaching Counseling and Psychology courses, Ethics, and Personality Theory.

Karen Sandoval ’12, M.S.W. ’13, is an alumna of Adelphi and of the General Studies Learning Community. She has had substantial experience working with students, youth, and families in Nassau County.


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