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Abaz Kryemadi

Assistant Professor of Physics

Abaz joins the Department of Mathematical Sciences this fall with a Ph.D. from the University of Indiana and two years of postdoctoral studies at the Fermi Labs in Illinois for the University of Virginia. He is a particle physicist and is interested in teaching and ecouraging students in undergraduate research. He is recently married and will rent a home near the college campus.

Abaz Kreymadi, assistant professor of physics
Gary Page, associate professor of management and business


Gary Page

Associate Professor of Management and Business

Gary joins the Department of Management and Business after serving for over twenty years at the University of Maine at Augusta, where he taught both traditional and online courses. He recently completed a DBA from Nova Southeastern University; he holds an Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern Maine. He is also a certified public accountant. He will be teaching introductory accounting as well as courses in the area of tax. Gary and his wife Ida have bought a home near Mechanicsburg and Ida hopes to continue her career as a chiropractor. They have four children and numerous grandchildren that live along the eastern seaboard. Gary has been involved in Gideons International, a Christian professional men’s association dedicated to Bible distribution and evangelism. He and Ida have been visiting the Living Hope Church in Harrisburg.


David Pettegrew

Assistant Professor of History

Coming to Messiah College as a fellow at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Greece, David has the following earned degrees: a recent Ph.D and Master of Arts from Ohio State University, and a bachelor of arts in anthropology and Greek from Wright State University. Formally trained in both Greek and Latin (he will be teaching Latin), he is a professional archaeologist involved in archaeological projects near Corinth (Greece) and Larnaca (Cyprus). He and his wife Katie recently returned from living overseas in noisy, bustling Athens and are looking forward to settling into a quieter life in Mechanicsburg. David enjoys traveling, reading, and a good cup of coffee (sometimes all together).

David Pettegrew, associate professor of history

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