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Bay Path Welcomes Six New Faculty Members

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Longmeadow, MA—  Bay Path University is pleased to announce the following new members to its faculty across the undergraduate, graduate, and The American Women’s College divisions:


Katie Wiens, Coordinator, Neuroscience Programs and Associate Professor, arrives to Bay Path University with over 15 years of experience as an assistant professor, lecturer, and researcher. She was recently voted 2019’s Christopher Newport University’s Student Assembly Faculty Member of the Year.

Gwen Jordan, Chair, Justice and Legal Programs and Professor, brings over thirty years of experience as a deputy district attorney, prosecuting attorney, and law professor. She is currently the staff attorney and policy coordinator for the Illinois Innocence Project.

Colleen Muse, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy, returns to Bay Path with over sixteen years of clinical experience as an occupational therapist. Muse completed her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy at Bay Path in 2002, and has been an adjunct faculty member since 2008.

Gabi Morgan, Visiting Assistant Professor in Applied Behavioral Analysis, has 25 years of experience designing and implementing behavioral programs for children with and without disabilities. Morgan is the founder and director of A Child's Potential, a nonprofit behavioral strategies consultant group.

Mela Dutka, Program Coordinator, HELOS and Assistant Professor, joins Bay Path with over thirty years of experience in higher education. Most recently a higher education consultant, Dutka was previously the Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students for Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland for eight years, and the Dean of Students at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, for eight years.

Heather Bairos, ABA Supervisor & Clinical Instructor, comes to Bay Path with over ten years of clinical experience, with a focus on teen and young adults. Previously, Bairos was the Clinical Coordinator for Behavioral Concepts, Inc, and an adjunct professor and ABA supervisor at Bay Path.