Meet Our Faculty

Assistant Professor Steven L. Johnson

Department of Management Information Systems
Fox School of Business & Management
An award-winning professor, Steven L. Johnson enhances student engagement through his innovative use of technology in the classroom. His research focuses on online communities as a form of social media that supports organizational knowledge management. Johnson earned both a bachelor of computer science degree and a master of business administration degree from the College of William & Mary. Prior to earning his doctorate from the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business, Johnson worked in the information-technology industry for 15 years.

Assistant Professor Kristine Weatherston

Department of Media Studies and Production
School of Media and Communication
Kristine Weatherston is an award-winning writer, producer and director of TV and film. Her career began at WDIV-TV4, an NBC affiliate in Detroit. She holds both a bachelor of arts in film and a master of media-arts production from Wayne State University. Weatherston's academic specialties include TV studies, documentary media production, producing and directing for film and TV, and creative scriptwriting. She also is a recipient of the prestigious 2013 Emmys Foundation Faculty Fellowship Award.

Assistant Professor Susanne Lesnik-Emas

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
College of Health Professions and Social Work
Susanne Lesnik-Emas draws on 35 years of experience as a recreational therapist with individuals with communication disabilities and cognitive impairments, and caregiver education and training. She has delivered more than 70 presentations at the national, regional and local levels. A recognized expert in behaviors related to cognitive and communication challenges, Lesnik-Emas also reviews grant applications for the Alzheimer's Association.

Adjunct Faculty Member Tim Davis

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
College of Science and Technology
Tim Davis is known for creating a classroom culture that both educates and entertains; students say, "This professor rocks." Davis's passion for paleontology brought him to Temple, where he studied geology, earned a master of earth science education degree and became an instructor in the department.