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Teachers, performers, artists, scientists, professionals, mentors, and scholars—our faculty make MMC great.

Our professors guide students in the studio, mentor them in research, help them land amazing internships, and prepare them for graduate study and careers. They are as accomplished in their own careers as they are in the classroom, performing, presenting, and publishing their own work regularly.

Faculty Spotlight

  • Philip Meyers

    Dr. Philip Meyers teaches mathematics and finance. In addition to his doctorate in mathematics, he has held careers in operations research, including two years with the Police Commissioner of New York, and finance, as a professional speculator, money manager, and consultant on risk management. He is currently working to incorporate examples of the mathematical patterns in nature, into the quantitative reasoning curriculum.

  • Cheryl Paradis

    Cheryl Paradis earned her Psy.D. in clinical psychology from Yeshiva University. She teaches courses in General Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Community Psychology, and Forensic Psychology. She has approximately twenty years’ experience evaluating and treating individuals with severe and persistent mental illnesses in inpatient hospital settings. She is trained in cognitive behavioral treatment and has worked with individuals with anxiety disorders in outpatient settings. She is also trained in psychodiagnostic and neuropsychological testing. She has evaluated individuals with brain damage and dysfunction in psychiatric, medical, and forensic settings. She has conducted research in the areas of brain damage, cross-cultural issues and forensic psychology and published in journals such as Culture, Medicine & Psychiatry, Journal of Anxiety Disorders and Journal of Offender Rehabilitation. She has also co-authored chapters on the assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders.

  • John Basil