Dr. Mandana Ahsani is the Chair of the Psychology Department and the advisor for the Phi Theta Kappa international honor society. She is the winner of the 2011 Paragon Award for New Advisors from the Phi Theta Kappa International Headquarters. Dr. Ahsani is also the Chair of the Professional Development Committee at Union County College. Dr. Ahsani has a B.S. from the University of Iran, an M.Ed. from the University of Illinois, an M.A. from Rutgers University, and a Ph.D. from Rutgers University.