Title: Social Sciences Educator (Retired)
Location: Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Maureen Murphy Maloney, Retired Social Sciences Educator, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in education and social sciences.
With nearly 45 years of professional experience in both the education and healthcare industries, Dr. Maloney retired in 2007 after most recently serving as chair of the department of behavioral and social sciences at Housatonic Community College since 2006. Prior to this appointment, she acted as a professor at the college from 1993 to 2007, formerly serving as an adjunct professor at Norwalk Community College from 1987 to 1993. Dr. Maloney commenced her career in the healthcare industry as the head nurse of neurosurgery at New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center from 1962 to 1965.
A registered nurse in the state of New Jersey, Dr. Maloney sought a formal education, first receiving a diploma in the School of Nursing at Holy Name Medical Center in 1962. She subsequently earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Sacred Heart University in 1982, followed by a master’s degree in applied psychology from Fairfield University in 1986. After obtaining hands-on experience in the field, Dr. Maloney concluded her education at the University of Bridgeport, receiving a doctorate in educational leadership and behavioral science, summa cum laude, in 2003.
A leading expert in her areas of expertise, Dr. Maloney has maintained affiliation with several industry-related organizations, including the American Physical Society, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, and the American Psychological Association. She has also been a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, the most prestigious academic honor society in the United States. Furthermore, Dr. Maloney is a member of Mensa.
A volunteer teacher for English as a second language at Christ Episcopal Church in Alexandria, VA, Dr. Maloney has experience as an author, having penned “Faculty Participation in the Decision-Making Process: Impact Upon Job Satisfaction at CT Community Colleges” in 2003. In recognition of her exceptional accomplishments, she has been awarded several accolades throughout her career, receiving the Award for Teaching Excellence and Distinguished Service from Housatonic Community College in 2004.
Dr. Maloney has been selected for inclusion in several editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in the World, and Who’s Who of American Women. Married to the late Paul K. Maloney, a renowned neurosurgeon, Dr. Maloney is the proud mother of three children: Jennifer, Paula and Edward. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, skiing, playing tennis, listening to classical music, and attending the opera.
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