myCTState, the new student information system for CT State Community College, is now available for all transactions pertaining to Fall 2023. Students can search for classes, register for the fall semester, transfer in credits, and so much more. Go to to log in with your NetID and password. The fall schedule is now available for viewing; registration starts April 4.

We thank you for your enthusiasm and interest in Social Sciences. The Social Science faculty is committed to strengthening educational programs and course offerings. As a departmental goal, we continue to strive toward diversity with an eye toward maintaining a mixture of courses which are intellectually challenging, enriching, and rewarding.

Lilliam Martinez

Professor, Psychology

A.A. Greater Hartford Community College
B.A. Smith College
M.A. University of Connecticut
Psy.D., Union Institute & University


(860) 906-5235
Room 1016

Marsha Bryant

Professor, Program Coordinator, Early Childhood Education

B.A. Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge
M.Ed University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Ed.D. University of Massachusetts at Amherst


(860) 906-5236
Room TS01D

Becky DeVito

Professor, Psychology

A.B. Cornell University
M.A. San Francisco State University
Ed.M. Harvard University
Ed.D. Harvard University


(860) 906-5231
Room 1107

Stephen O. Fagbemi

Professor, Psychology

B.S. University of Nigeria
M.S. University of Lagos
Ph.D. University of Texas at Dallas
Psy.D. University of Hartford


(860) 906-5230
Room 1116

Marcus Lawson

Associate Professor, History/Political Science

B.A. Central Connecticut State University
M.S. Central Connecticut State University


(860) 906-5047
Room 1108

Hamish Lutris

Associate Professor of History, Political Science, and Geography



(860) 906-5294
Room 1015

Josiah Ricardo

Professor Sociology, Program Coordinator, Social Service

M.S. Fairfield University
M.S. University of Bridgeport


(860) 906-5218
Room 906

Dania Redding

Child Development Center Teacher

A.S. Capital Community College
B.S. Saint Joseph College


(860) 906-5240
Room TS01

Suzanne Rocco-Foertsch

Director, Child Development Center

B.S. New York University
M.S. Central Connecticut State University


(860) 906-5238
Room TS01

Jennifer L. Thomassen

Professor, Program Coordinator, Communication and Speech

B.S. Ithaca College
M.A. Saint Joseph College


(860) 906-5016
Room 1007

Michelle White

Associate Professor, Sociology

A.A. Capital Community College
B.A. Central Connecticut State University
M.S.W. University of Connecticut


(860) 906-5104
Room 1005

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