New Dean of Humanities

Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Talani Torres, our new Dean of Humanities! 

Talani has been serving as Interim Dean of Humanities since May of 2018 and her effective leadership has ensured the ongoing operation of the department. She earned her MFA in Dance from the University of NC at Greensboro, her BA in Psychology from Florida International University, and her AA from Miami Dade College. Talani has been with FSCJ since the fall of 2011, serving as First Year Advocate, Professor of Dance, and Director of Dance. Accomplishments include starting the Get Moving, FSCJ! Campaign to promote wellness through movement, selection as a finalist in Ovation TV's One Dance One Chance Scholarship competition for choreography, and earning Top Paper Citation from the National Dance Education Organization for co-authoring So We Think We Can Learn: how student perceptions affect learning.

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New Professor of Logistics

Please join us in extending a warm welcome to John Jinker, our new Professor of Logistics!
Dr. John Jinkner is a near-native of Jacksonville, FL with an AA from FSCJ, a BBA, BBS and an MBA from UNF and a DBA from JU. With over 20 years of transportation and logistics related experience, Dr. Jinkner’s interests include logistics research and big data, and in 2019 he secured an $8 million federal grant for a northern railroad. Professor Jinkner has taught management, marketing and logistics classes in the U.S. and in China for over 15 years and was invited to teach the Capsim Capstone business simulation at Harvard Business School in 2009 & 2010.

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New Professor of Business

Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Stacey Legler, our new Professor of Business!
Although Stacey is a new faculty member, she has been employed at FSCJ for nine years. She began working full-time in the Human Resources department in 2010 as the Employment Coordinator, and transitioned to the Employee Relations & Equity Coordinator in 2015. 

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