Outstanding Faculty

Susan Borkowski, Ph.D.

Susan Borkowski, Ph.D.

Lindback Professor of Accounting and Joint Faculty, Integrated Science, Business and Technology Program

Despite having a father as an accountant, Susan Borkowski, Ph.D., did not initially set out to become one herself. Always a high achiever, she skipped a grade in school and completed a bachelor’s degree in biology in less than three years with her sights set on medical school. However, despite a 3.9 grade point average, […]

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Michael Prushan, Ph.D., ’96

Michael Prushan, Ph.D., ’96

Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Michael Prushan, Ph.D., ’96, launched his first scientific experiments as a child with a homemade chemistry set. Since joining La Salle’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in 2002, Prushan has sparked scientific curiosity in his students and has helped many to present their research at American Chemical Society conferences nationwide. “I have seen firsthand that […]

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Walt Schubert, Ph.D.

Walt Schubert, Ph.D.

Professor of Finance

Walt Schubert, Ph.D., expected to experience culture shock when he accepted a Fulbright Fellowship to teach in Qatar. But on the first day of classes at Qatar University, his students were the ones suffering from culture shock. Introducing himself on the first day of class, Schubert, a professor of finance at La Salle, nearly started […]

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Richard Mshomba, Ph.D., ’85

Richard Mshomba, Ph.D., ’85

Professor of Economics

To La Salle University Economics professor Richard Mshomba, being a good teacher requires a passion for the subject you teach and a passion for the potential of the students who learn from you. “Teaching at La Salle is just a very rewarding experience,” Mshomba said. “I try to teach my students to believe in themselves […]

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