Meet the Institute Staff and Leaders


Dr. Stephen Chanderbhan

Dr. Stephen Chanderbhan

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Dr. Stephen Chanderbhan is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Canisius College. His areas of specialization include Medieval Philosophy (specifically, the thought of Thomas Aquinas), Moral Psychology, and Philosophy of Religion; his areas of competency include Ethics and Catholic Social Thought.


Darby Ratliff


Darby came to Buffalo from Cleveland after her graduation from a Jesuit high school. The Jesuit charism brought her to Canisius for both her B.A. in English, Creative Writing, and Political Science ('16) and her M.S. in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration. She loves celebrating Buffalo and also works in Admissions at Villa Maria College due to her passion for Catholic education. 

Graduate Assistant 


Christina Bakos

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Administrative Assistant 

Ms. Deanna Pavone



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