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    Truman State University
   
 
  Oct 22, 2017
 
 
    
2014-2015 General/Graduate Catalog - Expires August 2020 [Archived Catalog]

Faculty


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Faculty Recognitions

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EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR

Begun in 1988, the Educator of the Year is a student-run recognition of the achievements of outstanding educators at Truman. Students nominate professors who demonstrate superior success in the classroom. The selection process is involved and includes visits to the nominees’ classrooms, review of student surveys, and thorough review of the professors’ application materials

2013-2014 Jeremy Byers, Military Science
2012-2013 Brent Buckner, Biology
2011-2012 Warren Gooch, Music
2010-2011 Chad Montgomery, Biology
2009-2010 James Cianciola, Communication
2008-2009 Alanna Preussner, English
2007-2008 James Guffey, Mathematics
2006-2007: Pam Gardner, Nursing
2005-2006: Marie Orton, Italian
2004-2005: Lynn Rose, History
2003-2004: Jon Beck, Computer Science
2001-2002: Julia DeLancey, Art
2000-2001: Ken Hahn, Physics
1999-2000: Anthony Vazzana, Mathematics
1998-1999: Randy Hagerty, Political Science
1997-1998: Anne Moody, Chemistry
1996-1997: Paul Crabb, Music
1995-1996: Yinfa Ma, Chemistry
1994-1995: Lynn Harter, Communication
1993-1994: Patricia Burton, Philosophy & Religion
1992-1993: Cole Woodcox, English
1991-1992: Candy Young, Political Science
1990-1991: William Cummins, Spanish
1989-1990: Chandler Monroe, Communication
1988-1989: Dean Van Galen, Chemistry

WALKER AND DORIS ALLEN FELLOWSHIP FOR FACULTY EXCELLENCE

These fellowships recognize outstanding faculty members who have greatly contributed to the success of the University and its students. The Fellowships are available thanks to a generous gift from Walker and Doris Allen of Columbia, Missouri. The Allens established the Walker and Doris Allen Fellowship for Faculty Excellence in 2001 with one of the largest outright gifts ever made to the Truman State University Foundation. The purpose of the Fellowships is to recognize the central role of faculty in achieving the liberal arts and sciences mission of the University. Up to three outstanding faculty may be recognized with the $10,000 Fellowship each year.

2010-2011 Scott Alberts, Mathematics; Matthew Beaky, Physics; Karen Smith Vittengl, Psychology
2009-2010 Maria Nagan, Chemistry; John Quinn, Political Science; Jeffrey Vittengl, Psychology
2008-2009: Carolyn Cox, Health Science; Michael Kelrick, Biology; Ian Lindevald, Physics
2007-2008: Janet Gooch, Communication Disorders; Sara Orel, Art; Frederic Shaffer, Psychology
2006-2007: Teresa Heckert, Psychology; Diane Janick-Buckner, Biology; Jason Miller, Mathematics
2005-2006: Jon Beck, Computer Science; Huping Ling, History; Jeffrey Romine, Accounting
2004-2005: Julia DeLancey, Art History; Jeffrey Osborn, Biology; Priscilla Riggle, English
2003-2004: Brent Buckner, Biology; Debra Kerby, Accounting; Candy Young, Political Science
2002-2003: Cole Woodcox, English; Paul Crabb, Music; John Ishiyama, Political Science
2001-2002: Patricia Burton, Philosophy & Religion; Linda Seidel, English; Mary Shapiro, Linguistics

WILLIAM O’DONNELL LEE ADVISING AWARD

Dr. Jeanne Stephens Lee Blackmar established the William O’Donnell Lee Advising Award in honor of her late husband, who was president of the University’s Board of Governors during the 1970s. Two academic advisors are selected annually for the Award, which includes a $1,000 development fund stipend to be used for travel to advising conferences or institutes, research materials and other relevant items. The Lee Advising Award pays tribute to excellent advisors and demonstrates how important academic advising is at Truman.

2013-2014   To Be Awarded in August 2014
2012-2013   Elisabeth Hooper, Biology: Donald Krause, Communication
2010-2011   Jennifer Jesse, Philosophy and Religious Studies: Timothy Walston, Biology
2009-2010   Debra Kerby, Accounting; Wendy Miner, Education
2008-2009   Barbara Price, English Education; Janice Young, Health Science
2007-2008:   Roberta Donahue, Health Science; Dana Smith, Theatre
2006-2007:   Carolyn Cox, Health Science; José Herrera, Biology; Liz Hopkins-Jorn, Health and Exercise Sciences
2005-2006:   Amber Johnson, Anthropology; Michael Seipel, Agricultural Science
2004-2005:   Randall Smith, Music; Kay Clapp, Education
2003-2004:   Alanna Preussner, English; Sylvia Ojukutu-Macauley, History
2002-2003:   Pete Kelly, Special Education; Janet Gooch, Communication Disorders
2001-2002:   Diane Janick-Buckner, Biology; Kevin Minch, Communication
2000-2001:   Brent Buckner, Biology; Donna Rhinesmith, Education
1999-2000:   Mary Shapiro, Linguistics; Karon Speckman, Communication
1998-1999:   John Ishiyama, Political Science; Joan Mather, Theatre
1997-1998:   Judi Misale, Psychology; Marianna Giovannini, Academic Planning Services; Sharon McGahan, Nursing; Sarah Delaware, Nursing
1996-1997:   Mark Weidner, Academic Planning Services; Christopher Gregory, English
1995-1996:   Emmanuel Nnadozie, Economics; Michael Tannenbaum, Biology
1994-1995:   Patricia Burton, Philosophy & Religion; Lin Twining, Biology
1993-1994:   Dana Delaware, Chemistry; Garry Gordon, Art
1992-1993:   Maria Di Stefano, Physics; Elsie Gaber, Academic Planning Services

THE FACULTY

The date in parentheses indicates the initial year of employment at Truman.

*Indicates a member of the graduate faculty.

Accounting

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Alan Davis
Associate Professor of Accounting* (2004)
BS, University of Alabama-Birmingham; MPA, University of Texas-Austin; JD, Georgia State University.

Sandra K. Fleak, CPA
Lecturer in Accounting* (1984)
AB, AM, University of Missouri-Columbia; MBA, Central Missouri State University; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Scott R. Fouch, CPA
Lecturer in Accounting* (1985)
BS, Northeast Missouri State University; MA, University of Illinois; PhD, Oklahoma State University.

Keith E. Harrison, CPA
Accounting Department Chair; Professor of Accounting* (1987)
BA, Dickinson College; MBA, University of Rochester; PhD, University of Kansas.

Kristen Irwin
Assistant Professor of Accounting (2007)
BA, Iowa State University; MAcc, Truman State University.

Debra K. Kerby, CPA, CMA
Dean, School of Business; Professor of Accounting* (1982)
BSE, MA, Northeast Missouri State University; MS, Northern Illinois University; PhD, University of Nebraska.

Catherine L. Poyner, CPA
Instructor in Accounting (1990)
BS, David Lipscomb College; MS, Louisiana State University.

Kathy Otero
Assistant Professor of Accounting (2012)
BA, University of Texas at El Paso; MAC, University of Texas at El Paso; ABD, University of Texas at El Paso.

Sandra Weber
Lecturer in Accounting (1976)
BS, Northeast Missouri State University; MA, PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Jack Winstead
Assistant Professor of Accounting (2013)
BS, MAC, University of Tennessee at Martin

Agricultural Science

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Mark R. Campbell
Professor of Agriculture (1996)
BS, University of Wisconsin; MS, Montana State University; PhD, Iowa State University.

Emily Costello
Lecturer in Agricultural Science; Equestrian Show Team Coach (2007)
BS, Truman State University.

Steve Salt
Lecturer in Agricultural Science (2007)
BS, MS, Utah State University; PhD, University of Minnesota.

Michael Seipel
Agricultural Science Department Chair; Professor of Agriculture (1998)
BS, PhD, University of Missouri, Columbia.

Glenn R. Wehner
Professor of Animal Science (1982)
BS, The Ohio State University; MS, North Dakota State University; PhD, University of Tennessee.

Kelly Walter
Assistant Professor of Agricultural Science (2012)
BS, University of Georgia; MS, Texas A&M University; PhD, Texas A&M University.

Art

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John W. Bohac
Professor of Art (1990)
BA, Northeast Missouri State University; MFA, University of Wisconsin.

Julia DeLancey
Professor of Art (1995)
BA, University of Michigan; PhD, University of St. Andrews, Scotland.

Matthew Derezinski
Associate Professor of Art (2007)
BFA, MFA, Kansas State University.

Aaron Fine
Professor of Art and Gallery Director (1999)
BFA, Ohio University; MFA, The Claremont Graduate University.

James A. Jereb
Professor of Art (1990)
BFA, MFA, University of Wyoming.

Robert L. Jones
Professor of Art (1979)
BFA, University of North Texas; MFA, University of Arkansas.

Priya S. Kambli
Professor of Art (2000)
BFA, University of Southwestern Louisiana; MFA, University of Houston/University of North Texas.

Lily Lee
Assistant Professor of Art (2013)
BA, BFA, University of Washington; MFA, University of Oregon.

Russell Nelson
Art Department Chair; Professor of Art (1998)
BFA, Fort Hays State University; MFA, Kansas State University.

Sara E. Orel
Professor of Art (1991)
AB, Bryn Mawr College; MA, PhD, University of Toronto.

Wynne Wilbur
Professor of Art* (2002)
BA, Bethany College; MA, Emporia State University; MFA, University of Florida.

Ping Xu
Assistant Professor of Art/ Visual Communication (2010)
BFA, Illinois Institute of Art; MFA, Kansas State University.

Biology

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Anne Bergey
Instructor in Biology (1992)
BS, Simon Fraser University; MS, Northeast Missouri State University.

LaRoy Brandt
Assistant Professor of Biology (2011)
BS, Southwest Missouri State University; MS, University of Central Missouri; PhD, University of Kansas.

Brent Buckner
Professor of Biology* (1990)
BS, Lock Haven State College; MS, PhD, University of Vermont.

Cynthia L. Cooper
Professor of Biology* (1990)
BS, University of Houston-University Park; PhD, Texas A & M.

Laura Fielden-Rechav
Professor of Biology* (1999)
BSc (Honors), Rhodes University (S. Africa); PhD, University of Natal (S. Africa).

Stephanie Foré
Professor of Biology* (1996)
BS, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian College; MS, North Carolina State University; PhD, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

Jonathan Gering
Dean of the School of Sciences & Mathematics; Associate Professor of Biology (2003)
BA, Bethel College; MS, PhD, Miami University (Ohio).

Peter Goldman
Lecturer in Biology (2000)
BS, MS, PhD, Ohio State University.

Susan A. Guffey
Assistant Professor of Biology (1985)
BS, DVM, University of Illinois.

Elisabeth Hooper
Associate Professor of Biology* (1995)
BA, University of Vermont; MS, University of Reading (England); PhD, University of Kansas.

Stephen P. Hudman
Assistant Professor of Biology (2008)
BS, West Virginia University; MS, Georgia Southern University; PhD, University of Vermont.

Diane Janick-Buckner
Professor of Biology* (1990)
BA, Gettysburg College; PhD, University of Vermont; Postdoctoral Study, Iowa State University.

Michael Kelrick
Biology Department Chair; Professor of Biology* (1987)
BA, Harvard University; PhD, Utah State University.

Jason Luscier
Assistant Professor of Biology (2012)
AS, Berkshire Community College; BS, Colorado State University; MS, University of Arkansas; PhD, University of Arkansas.

John Zhong Ma
Associate Professor of Biology* (2005)
BS, Nanjing Agricultural University; MS, University of Hawaii; PhD, The Pennsylvania State University.

Jeanne Mitchell
Instructor in Biology (1992)
BS, MS, Northeast Missouri State University.

Chad Montgomery
Associate Professor of Biology* (2007)
BS, Northeast Missouri State University; MA, University of Northern Colorado; PhD, University of Arkansas.

Brenda Moore
Instructor in Biology (1992)
BSE, MS, Northeast Missouri State University.

George J. Schulte
Professor of Physiology* (1976)
BA, Thomas More College; MS, PhD, University of Houston; Postgraduate Study, Washington University Medical Center at St. Louis.

Carolina Sempertegui
Assistant Professor of Biology (2012)
BS, Pontifical Catholic University; MPH, Ohio University; MA, Ohio University; PhD, Ohio University

George L. Shinn
Professor of Biology* (1987)
BS, Washington State University; PhD, University of Washington-Bamfield Marine Station; Postgraduate Study, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution.

Linda C. Twining
Professor of Biology* (1981)
BA, William Paterson College; MS, Rutgers University; PhD, University of Illinois.

Timothy Walston
Associate Professor of Biology* (2006)
BA, Taylor University; MS, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse; PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Anton Weisstein
Associate Professor of Biology* (2004)
BA, PhD, Washington University.

Ben Wodika
Instructor in Biology (2013) 
BS, MS, Western Illinois University; ABD, Southern Illinois University. 

Business Administration

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Nabil Alghalith
Professor of Business Administration (1988)
BS, Northeast Missouri State University; MBA, St. Louis University; PhD, University of Missouri-Rolla.

Stephen L. Allen
Professor of Business Administration (1989)
BS, MS, PhD, University of Missouri-Rolla.

Michael W. Blum
Professor of Business Administration* (1984)
BA, Concordia College; MS, Iowa State University; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Charles Boughton
Instructor in Business Administration (2004)
BS, MA, University of Colorado; MS, Northeast Missouri State University.

Debra Cartwright
Professor of Business Administration (1988)
BA, New Mexico State University; MBA, York University; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Datha Damron-Martinez
Associate Professor of Business Administration (2007)
BS, University of Albuquerque; MBA, Central Missouri State University; MA, PhD, New Mexico State University.

Paul G. Fellows
Associate Professor of Business Administration* (1991)
BS, University of Michigan; MAS, PhD, University of Illinois.

Neil D. Gilchrist
Professor of Business Administration* (1984)
BS, Brigham Young University; MBA, Idaho State University; PhD, University of Nebraska.

Katherine Jackson
Associate Professor of Business Administration (2008)
BS, Francis Marion University; PhD, University of South Carolina.

Jia-yuan (Jason) Lin
Business Administration Department Chair; Professor of Business Administration* (1986)
BS, National Taiwan University; MS, PhD, Wayne State University.

Kyung C. (Andrew) Mun
Professor of Business Administration (1991)
BA, Seoul National University; MBA, Hankuk University of Foreign Study; MA, University of Houston; MS, PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Yung-Hwal Park
Assistant Professor of Business Administration (2013)
BA, Yonsei University; MBA, Korea Development Institute.

Adrien R. Presley
Professor of Business Administration (1997)
BSA, MS, University of Arkansas; MS, PhD, University of Texas-Arlington.

Steven R. Smith
Professor of Business Administration (1986)
BA, Eastern Illinois University; JD, University of Texas-Austin; Graduate Study, Southern Illinois University, Auburn University.

Lin Zhang
Associate Professor of Business Administration (2005)
BA, BS, Dalian University of Technology; MS, University of Bath; PhD, Mississippi State University.

Chemistry

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Brian Adams
Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2013)
BS, PhD, University of South Alabama

Dawood Afzal
Professor of Chemistry (1988)
BSc (Hons), First Class, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh; MS, PhD, Vanderbilt University; Postdoctoral Research Associate, The University of Chicago; Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Hawaii.

Russell G. Baughman
Professor of Chemistry (1977)
BA, William Jewell College; PhD, Iowa State University.

Kenneth N. Carter
Professor of Chemistry (1987)
BS, King College; MS, PhD, Vanderbilt University.

Ronald Erickson
Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2012)
BA, Knox College; PhD, Texas Tech University

Roger R. Festa
Professor of Chemistry* (1983)
BA, St. Michael’s College; MA, University of Vermont; CAS, Fairfield University; PhD, University of Connecticut; Postdoctoral Study, Indiana University.

Amy Fuller
Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2012)
BS, Utah State University; MS Utah State University; PhD, University of St Andrews, Scotland

Timothy Humphry
Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2011)
BS, Southern Oregon University; PhD, Utah State University.

Barbara Kramer
Associate Professor of Chemistry (2002)
BA, Oberlin College; PhD, Emory University.

Brian Lamp
Professor of Chemistry (1997)
BA, Augustana College; PhD, Iowa State University.

James McCormick
Associate Professor of Chemistry (1999)
BS, Saint Lawrence University; PhD, Stanford University; NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley; Humboldt Fellow, Ruhr Universität, Bochum, Germany.

David L. McCurdy
Chemistry Department Chair, Professor of Chemistry (1987)
AS, Iowa Western Community College; BS, Northwest Missouri State University; PhD, Kansas State University.

Anne E. Moody
Professor of Chemistry (1990)
BS, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; PhD, Colorado State University; Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teaching-Research Post-Doctoral Fellow, Davidson College.

John G. O’Brien
Professor of Chemistry (1997)
BS, Northwest Missouri State University; PhD, University of Kansas.

Vaughan M. Pultz
Professor of Chemistry (1987)
BS, Washington and Lee University; PhD, University of Minnesota.

Peter Ramberg
Professor of History of Science (2001)
BS, University of Minnesota; MA, MS, PhD, Indiana University.

H. David Wohlers
Professor of Chemistry (1984)
BA, BS, University of Iowa; PhD, Kansas State University.

Classical and Modern Languages

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Faith Beane
Assistant Professor of Russian and French (1987)
BA, Stanford University; Diplôme, Ecole nationale des langues orientales, Paris (France); MA, Paris-Sorbonne; ABD, University of Chicago.

Sana Camara
Professor of French (1989)
BA, University of Dakar, Senegal; MA, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; PhD, Ohio State University.

Thomas M. Capuano
Professor of Foreign Language (1986)
BA, PhD, State University of New York-Albany.

Jose Carreno-Medina
Assistant Professor of Spanish (2013)
BA, Universidad Internacional, Mexico; MA, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Andrea Davis
Instructor in French and German (1993)
BA, University of Michigan; MA, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Danion Doman
Professor of Spanish (2000)
BA, Brigham Young University; MA, University of Kansas; PhD, University of Colorado-Boulder.

Sergio Escobar Osorio
Assistant Professor of Spanish (2008)
BA, Universidad del Valle; MA, City College of the City University of New York.

Timothy Farley
Professor of French* (1990)
BS, Southwest Missouri State University; MAT, MA, PhD, Indiana University.

Joseph Fees
Assistant Professor of Spanish (2013)
BS, Lebanon Valley College; MA, PhD, University of Texas-Austin.

Rebecca Green
Instructor in Spanish (1997)
BA, University of Wyoming; MA, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

James Hammerstand
Instructor of Spanish (2009)
BA, Olivet Nazarene University; MA, Purdue University; ABD, University of Illinois

Masahiro Hara
Professor of Japanese (1999)
BA, Seikei University; MA, University of Houston; PhD, Michigan State University.

Rebecca Harrison
Professor of Classics (1987)
BA, Dickinson College; MA, PhD, University of Pennsylvania.

Ernst Hintz
Professor of German (2004)
BA, Fordham University; MA, Ruprecht-Karl Universität; PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Eric Jewell
Associate Professor of Spanish (1998)
BA, MA, Brigham Young University; PhD, University of New Mexico.

Shannon Jumper
Professor of Russian (1987)
BA, Reed College; MA, PhD, Indiana University.

Clifton Kreps
Professor of Classics (1988)
BA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; MA, PhD, University of Texas, Austin.

Patrick Lecaque
Professor of French*; Director, Center for International Education (1987)
BA, Orleans (France); MA, Ecole Nationale des Langues Orientales, Paris (France); PhD, Paris-Sorbonne.

Lucy Lee
Classical and Modern Languages Department Chair; Professor of Spanish* (1986)
BA, Wesleyan College; MA, PhD, University of Kentucky.

Patrick Lobert
Professor of French (1992)
BA, University of Michigan; MA, Wayne State University; PhD, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.

Joaquín Maldonado-Class
Professor of Spanish (2000)
BPh, Central University of Bayamon; MA, Central University of Bayamon; PhD, University of Puerto Rico.

Ronald K. Manning
Assistant Professor of French; Director of the Edwin C. Carpenter Language Learning Center (1991)
BS, Idaho State University; ABD, Louisiana State University; Graduate Study, University of Marseille.

Carol Marshall
Professor of Spanish (1998)
BA, PhD, St. Louis University.

Betty L. McLane-Iles
Professor of French* (1982)
BA, MA, University of Arizona; PhD, University of Illinois.

Julie Minn
Instructor in Chinese (1986)
BA, Tamking University; MA, Northeast Missouri State University.

Benjamin Ogden
Assistant Professor of Spanish; Coordinator of Computing Support (1992)
BA, MA, Brigham Young University; ABD, Vanderbilt University.

H. Marie Orton
Professor of Italian (2000)
BA, Brigham Young University; MA, PhD, University of Chicago.

Silvia E. Pites
Professor of Spanish (1990)
BA, Brigham Young University; MA, PhD, University of Kansas.

Antonio Scuderi
Professor of Italian (1997)
BA, State Universities of New York at Stony Brook; MA, Middlebury Language Schools; PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Gregg Siewert
Professor of French* (1991)
BA, Doane College; MA, PhD, University of Iowa.

Rodney Taylor
Professor of German (1990)
BA, MA, University of Utah; University of Tübingen; PhD, University of Utah.

Alex Tetlak
Instructor in Classics (1999)
BA, Kenyon College; MA, Ohio State University.

Bridget Thomas
Professor of Classics (1998)
BA, Grinnell College; MA, PhD, Ohio State University.

Matthew Tornatore
Professor of Foreign Languages (1994)
BA, MA, PhD, State University of New York at Albany.

Juan Carlos Valencia
Associate Professor of Spanish (2000)
BA, University of North Carolina-Wilmington; MA, Florida State University; PhD, Florida State University.

Carol Wallace
Assistant Professor of Spanish (2012)
BA, Morningside College; MA University of Iowa; PhD, University of Iowa

Communication

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James Cianciola
Associate Professor of Communication (2005)
BA, St. John Fisher College; MA, SUNY-Brockport; PhD, Duquesne University.

Elizabeth Clark
Interim Dean, School of Social and Cultural Studies; Professor of Communication (2001)
BS, MA, Northeast Missouri State University; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Diane Johnson
Lecturer in Communication (2001)
BA, Loretto Heights College; MA, University of Iowa; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Michelle Kleine
Assistant Professor of Communication (2000)
BA, Truman State University; MA, Western Illinois University; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Andrew Klyukovski
Associate Professor of Communication (2000)
BA, University of Minnesota-Duluth; MA, University of Wisconsin-Superior; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Donald Krause
Associate Professor of Communication (2007)
BA, Western Illinois University; MA, Ball State University.

Russell Luce
Instructor in Communication; Assistant Director of Forensics (2008)
BAA, Central Michigan University; MA, Miami University.

Amanda Medlock-Klyukovski
Instructor in Communication (2002)
BA, Angelo State University; MA, Southwest Texas State.

Kevin Minch
Institute for Academic Outreach, Director; Dean of the Joseph Baldwin Academy; Professor of Communication* (1999)
BA, MA, Wayne State University; PhD, University of Kansas.

Barry Cole Poyner
Professor of Communication* (1990)
BA, David Lipscomb College; MA, PhD, Louisiana State University.

John Self
Interim Communication Department Chair; Associate Professor of Communication (2005)
BA, Truman State University; MS, Texas Christian University; PhD, University of Kansas.

Mark Smith
Associate Professor of Communication (2005)
BA, Wayne State College; MA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Marilyn Yaquinto
Associate Professor of Communication (2007)
BA, MA, University of Michigan; PhD, Bowling Green State University.

Communication Disorders

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Paula S. Cochran
Communication Disorders Department Chair; Professor of Communication Disorders* (1987)
BA, College of Wooster; MA, Ohio University; PhD, University of Virginia.

Julia Edgar
Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders (2012)
BA, Valparaiso University; MA University of Kansas; PhD, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; Pos Doc, National Institute on Deafness and Communication Disorders.

Ilene Elmlinger
Associate Professor of Communication Disorders (2007)
BA, Hofstra University; MA, University of Pittsburgh; AuD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry.

Sheila J. Garlock
Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders (1995)
BSE, Northeast Missouri State University; MA, Northeast Missouri State University.

Janet L. Gooch
Dean, School of Health Sciences and Education; Professor of Communication Disorders* (1995)
BA, University of Kansas; MA, Kent State University; PhD, Case Western Reserve University.

Patricia Hanson
Instructor in Speech/Language Pathology (2008)
BA, MA, Northeast Missouri State University.

Judy Johnson
Assistant Professor of Speech Pathology (2012)
BA, MS, Southern Illinois University; PhD, Howard University.

Melissa Passe
Clinic Director, Speech and Hearing Clinic (1992)
BS, MA, Northeast Missouri State University.

Andrea Richards
Instructor in Communication Disorders (2004)
BA, Truman State University; Med, Northeastern State University.

Computer Science

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Jon Beck
Department Chair, Computer Science; Professor of Computer Science (1993)
BS, George Washington University; MS, Hood College; PhD, West Virginia University.

Ruthie Dare-Halma
Professor of Computer Science (1984)
BS, BSE, Northeast Missouri State University; MS, PhD, University of Missouri-Rolla.

Alan Garvey
Professor of Computer Science (1997)
BS, Pacific Lutheran University; MS, Stanford University; PhD, University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Robert Matthews
Associate Professor of Computer Science (2005)
BA, Simpson College; MS, Iowa State University; PhD, College of William and Mary.

John Neitzke
Professor of Computer Science (1987)
BS, MS, PhD, Michigan State University; MA, Indiana University-Bloomington. 

Economics

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Xiaofen Chen
Professor of Economics (2001)
BA, Peking University; MA, PhD, Virginia Tech.

David H. Gillette
Professor of Economics (1990)
BS, Idaho State University; PhD, Washington State University.

Rubana Mahjabeen
Assistant Professor of Economics (2008)
BS, MS, Dhaka University; MS, Texas A&M University; PhD, University of Kansas.

Terry L. Olson
Economics Department Chair; Professor of Economics (1990)
BS, BA, University of Minnesota; MS, PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Mustafa A. Sawani
Professor of Economics (1985)
BS, University of Tripoli; MS, PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Werner Johann Sublette
Lecturer in Economics* (1974)
BA, Arizona State University; PhD, University of Arizona-Tucson.

Jane Sung
Professor of Economics (1987)
BS, National Taiwan University; MS, PhD, Wayne State University.

Education

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Donna Fisher-Rhinesmith
Professor of Education* (1992)
BSE, MA, Northeast Missouri State University; EdD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Lou Ann Gilchrist
Dean of Student Affairs; Professor of Counseling (1983)
BS, Brigham Young University; MA, EdD, Idaho State University.

Lisa Goran
Assistant Professor of Education (2013)
BHS, MHS, PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Claire Jepson
Lecturer in Education* (2007)
BSEd, MAE, Northeast Missouri State University.

John Jones
Assistant Professor of Education (2013)
AB, Georgetown University; MA, The George Washington University; PhD, Pennsylvania State University.

Peter Kelly
Education Department Chair; Professor of Education* (2000)
BS, MS, PhD, University of Kansas-Lawrence.

Julie Lochbaum
Professor of Education (2003)
BA, Northeast Missouri State University; MAT, PhD, University of South Carolina-Columbia.

Christopher Maglio
Professor of Counseling* (1992)
BS, MC, PhD, Arizona State University.

Wendy Miner
Professor of Education* (2001)
BA, Slippery Rock University; MS, George Washington University; PhD, University of Virginia.

Laura Nickelson
Director of Field Experiences; Instructor in Education* (2004)
BS, MAE, Northeast Missouri State University; MA, Truman State University.

Beverly Perrachione
Associate Professor of Elementary Education* (2005)
BS, MAE, Truman State University; EdD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Beverly Peters
Lecturer in Special Education* (2006)
BSEd, MAE, Northeast Missouri State University.

Paul Yoder
Associate Professor of Education (2006)
BS, University of Missouri; MA, Southern Illinois University; PhD, St. Louis University.

English and Linguistics

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Hena Ahmad
Professor of English* (1998)
BA, University of Jammu & Kashmir; MA, University of Kashmir; PhD, University of Massachusetts.

Douglas Ball
Assistant Professor of Linguistics (2009)
BA, University of Rochester; PhD, Stanford University

Monica Barron
Professor of English* (1984)
BA, Wayne State University, Bedford College/University of London; MFA, Indiana University-Bloomington; PhD, University of Cincinnati.

Joseph Benevento
Professor of English* (1983)
BA, New York University; MA, Ohio State University; PhD, Michigan State University.

David Chan
Assistant Professor of English and Clayton B. Ofstad Endowed Writer-in-Residence (2013)
BA, Yale University; MFA, University of California-Irvine; MFA, Syracuse University.

Heather Cianciola
Assistant Professor of English, McNair Research Coordinator (2007)
BA, Grove City College; MA, PhD, Duquesne University.

Sally Cook
Professor of Linguistics* (1990)
BA, Miami University of Ohio; MA, Indiana University; PhD, Indiana University.

James D’Agostino
Assistant Professor of English (2007)
BA, Loyola University of Chicago; MFA, Indiana University; PhD, Western Michigan University.

Adam Brooke Davis
Professor of English* (1991)
BA, MA, University of Michigan; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Elizabeth Delmonico
Professor of English* (1984)
BA, Spalding College; PhD, University of Notre Dame.

Rebecca Dierking
Assistant Professor of English Education (2012)
BA, Central Methodist University; MSEd, Northwest Missouri State University; PhD, University of Missouri.

Christine Harker
Professor of English* (1998)
BA, University of Victoria; MA, University of Victoria; PhD, University of California-Riverside.

M. Royce Kallerud
Department Chair, English and Linguistics; Professor of English* (1998)
BA, Kalamazoo College; MA, PhD, State University of New York-Buffalo.

David Leaton
Instructor in English; Director of the Writing Center (2008)
BA, MA, Northwest Missouri State University.

Robert Mielke
Professor of English* (1999)
BA, Marquette University; MA, PhD, Duke University; Graduate Study, Northeastern University.

Sarah Mohler
Assistant Professor of English (2000)
BA, Northwestern University; PhD, Princeton University.

Linda Moore
Lecturer in English (1988)
BA, MA, PhD, University of Missouri.

Brent Orton
Lecturer in English (2001)
BFA, MA, Brigham Young University; PhD, University of Chicago.

David Partenheimer
Professor of English* (1986)
BA, MA, PhD, University of Utah; Graduate Study, University of California-Riverside.

Alanna Preussner
Professor of English* (1989)
BA, Illinois Wesleyan University; MA, PhD, University of Colorado; Postgraduate Study, Brown University.

Barbara Price
Professor of English Education* (2002)
BS, MA, Central Missouri State University; PhD, University of Iowa.

Jeanette Regan
Instructor in English (2002)
BA, MA, Truman State University.

Gregory C. Richter
Professor of Linguistics* (1983)
BA, University of California-Santa Cruz; MA, PhD, University of California-San Diego; Additional Studies, University of Göttingen-West Germany, University of Iceland-Reykjavík.

Priscilla Riggle
Professor of English* (1995)
BA, MA, Northeast Missouri State University; PhD, Bowling Green State University.

Edward Rogers
Instructor in English and Communication (2003)
BA, Buena Vista University; MA, Truman State University.

Linda Seidel
Professor of English* (1984)
AB, Douglass College (Rutgers); MA, PhD, University of Delaware.

Mary Shapiro
Professor of Linguistics* (1997)
AB, University of Michigan; MA, PhD, University of Texas at Austin.

D. Cole Woodcox
Professor of English* (1987)
BA, University of Utah; MA, Courtauld Institute of Art; MPhil, DPhil, University of Oxford.

Health & Exercise Sciences

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Jana Arabas
Instructor in Health and Exercise Sciences (2004)
BS, Northeast Missouri State University.

Jeffrey Arabas
Instructor in Health and Exercise Sciences; Natatorium Director (1999)
BS, Central Connecticut State University; MA, Northern Arizona University.

Andy Ball
Assistant Football Coach; Instructor in Health and Exercise Science (2010)
BS, MA, University of Central Missouri.

Evonne Bird
Instructor in Health and Exercise Sciences (1995)
BS, Eastern Montana College; MS, Texas Tech University.

Michael Bird
Professor of Exercise Science* (1995)
BA, MS, Purdue University; PhD, University of North Carolina-Greensboro.

Michelle Boyd
Head Athletic Trainer; Instructor in Exercise Science (1994)
BS, University of Illinois-Urbana; MS, University of Pittsburgh.

Ben Briney
Head Women’s Volleyball Coach; Instructor in Health and Exercise Sciences (2005)
BS, ME, Southwest Baptist University.

Erin Brown
Head Women’s Softball Coach; Instructor in Health and Exercise Sciences (2006)
BS, Truman State University; MS, Central Missouri State University.

Mike Cannon
Head Women’s Soccer Coach; Instructor in Health and Exercise Sciences (1993)
BA, Northeast Missouri State University.

Janice Clark
Associate Professor of Health Science (2004)
BA, William Penn College; MS, Iowa State University; EdD, The University of Kansas.

Adam Cline
Assistant Athletic Trainer; Instructor in Health & Exercise Sciences (2004)
BS, Southwest Missouri State University; ME, Valdosta State University.

Don Cochran
Head Men’s Soccer Coach; Instructor in Health and Exercise Sciences (2005)
BS, Northeast Missouri State University.

Carolyn Cox
Professor of Health Science (1994)
BS, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania; MEd, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania; PhD, The Pennsylvania State University.

Daniel Davis
Head Baseball Coach; Instructor in Health and Exercise Sciences (2006)
BS, MS, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.

Jay Davis
Assistant Football Coach, Instructor in Health and Exercise Center (2010)
BA, North Carolina State University

Cassandra DeBlauw
Assistant Athletic Trainer; Instructor in Health and Exercise Sciences (2005)
BS, Northwest Missouri State University; MS, North Dakota State University.

Roberta Donahue
Department Chair,  Health and Exercise Science; Associate Professor of Health Science (2004)
BA, The College of William and Mary; MEd, Northwestern State University; PhD, The University of Alabama.

Amy Eagan
Head Women’s Basketball Coach, Instructor in Exercise Science (2013)
BS, Truman State University; MA, Ashford University.

Clint Fitzpatrick
Lecturer in Golf (2010)
BS, Ferris State University; MBA, University of Missouri- Kansas City.

Leslie Hardesty
Assistant Track/Cross Country Coach; Instructor in Health and Exercise Sciences. (2005)
BA, Senton Hall; BS, Fairmont State University; MAE, Dakota Wesleyan

Jennifer Hurst
Associate Professor of Health and Exercise Sciences (2005)
BA, Carthage College; MS, University of Illinois-Chicago; PhD, West Virginia University.

Melody Jennings
Instructor in Health and Exercise Sciences (1988)
BSE, MA, Northeast Missouri State University.

Elizabeth Jorn
Instructor in Health and Exercise Sciences (2000)
BS, MAE, Truman State University.

Thomas Kearney
Assistant Football Coach; Instructor in Exercise Science (2007)
MS, Northwest Missouri State University.

Adam King
Assistant Professor of Health and Exercise Sciences (2013)
BA, Concordia University; MS, Pennsylvania State University.

Jerry Mayhew
Professor of Exercise Science* (1975)
BS, Appalachian State University; MS, PhD, University of Illinois.

Catherine Monroe
Assistant Softball Coach; Instructor in Health and Exercise Sciences (2006)
BS, Truman State University.

Gregg Nesbitt
Head, Football Coach; Instructor in Health and Exercise Sciences (2010)
BS, MA, Northeast Missouri State University.

Kellen Nesbitt
Assistant Football Coach (2010)
University of Central Missouri

Joe Nick
Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach

James Padfield
Professor of Exercise Science (1996)
BS, MS, University of Utah; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Jed Paulsen
Assistant Football Coach (2010)
BS, North Carolina State University

Fontaine Piper
Lecturer in Exercise Science (1971)
BSE, EdS, Northeast Missouri State University; MS, Southern Illinois University; PhD, University of Illinois.

Ed Pretre
Head Swimming Coach (2011)
BS, W Virginia University; MAE, New Jersey City University

Katie Reuck
Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach (2011)

Darson Rhodes
Assistant Professor of Health and Exercise Sciences (2013)
BS, Southwest Missouri State University; MA, Ball State University; PhD, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

David Schutter
Head Wrestling Coach; Instructor in Health and Exercise Sciences (1994)
BS, Indiana State University.

Timothy Schwegler
Assistant Men’s and Women’s Cross Country/Track Coach; Instructor in Exercise Science (2006)
BS, MA, Truman State University.

Carla Smith
Associate Professor of Health and Exercise Sciences (2008)
BSE, MSE, Henderson State University; PhD, University of Arkansas.

Kerry Smith
Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach
BS,BA, Penn State

Brian Snyder
Assistant Professor of Health and Exercise Sciences (2011)
BS, Loras College; MS, ABD, Kansas State University.

Megan Wargo-Kearney
Assistant Volleyball Coach (2009)
BA, Gettysburg College.

Troy Williams
Assistant Football Coach (2011)
BS (2), Albany State; MS, University of Central Missouri.

Alicia Wodika
Assistant Professor of Health and Exercise Sciences (2013)
BA, Aurora University; MS, Western Illinois University.

Matt Woodley
Head Men’s Basketball Coach (2011)
BA, Drake University.

History

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Marc Becker
Professor of History* (1999)
BA, Bethel College, Kansas; MA, PhD, University of Kansas.

Kathryn Brammall
History Department Chair; Professor of History*; Managing Editor of the 16th Century Journal (1997)
BA, MA, University of Alberta; PhD, Dalhousie University.

Jeffrey Gall
Professor of History and Social Science Education* (1997)
BA, Cornell College of Iowa; MAT, Drake University; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Mark Hanley
Professor of History* (1991)
BA, Western State College of Colorado; MA, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; PhD, Purdue University.

Jerrold Hirsch
Professor of History* (1989)
BA, Antioch College; MA, PhD, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

Huping Ling
Professor of History* (1991)
BA, Shanxi University; MA, University of Oregon; PhD, Miami University of Ohio.

Daniel Mandell
Professor of History* (1999)
BA, Humboldt State University; MA, University of Virginia, Tufts University; PhD, University of Virginia.

Sylvia Ojukutu-Macauley
Professor of History*; Director, McNair Program (1999)
BA, University of Sierra Leone; MA, PhD, Howard University.

Troy D. Paino
President; Professor of History (2008)
BA, Evangel University; JD, Indiana University School of Law; MA, PhD, Michigan State University.

Steven Reschly
Professor of History* (1994)
BA, Goshen College; MDiv, Goshen Biblical Seminary; MA, University of Northern Iowa; PhD, University of Iowa.

David Robinson
Professor of History* (1990)
AB, Harvard College; MA, PhD, University of California-Berkeley.

Torbjörn Wandel
Professor of History* (1999)
BA, Lund University, Sweden; MA, PhD, University of California, Irvine.

Sally West
Professor of History* (1995)
BA, State University of New York at Buffalo; MA, Yale University; PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Thomas Zoumaras
Professor of History* (1989)
BA, University of California, San Diego; MA, PhD, University of Connecticut.

Justice Systems

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Curtis Blakely
Associate Professor of Justice Systems (2009)
BS, MS, University of Nebraska; PhD, Southern Illinois University.

Douglas Davenport
Justice Systems Department Chair; Professor of Justice Systems (1995)
BA, Central Bible College; MPA, PhD, Texas Tech University.

Harold Arlen Egley, Jr.
Assistant Professor of Justice Systems (2013)
BS, Truman State University; MA, PhD, University of Missouri-St. Louis.

H. Martin Jayne
Associate Professor of Justice Systems (2000)
BS, United States Air Force Academy; JD, University of Missouri-Columbia; LLM, University of Virginia.

Joy Pugh
Lecturer in Justice Systems(1985)
BS, University of South Dakota.

Sandra Rempe
Lecturer in Justice Systems (2001)
BS, BSE, Northeast Missouri State University; MS, Central Missouri State University.

Lynn Van Dolah
Lecturer in Justice Systems (2012)
BS, MA, Northeast Missouri State University.

Stephen Willcox
Lecturer in Justice Systems (2012)
BA, JD, University of Missouri.

Libraries and Museums 

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Richard J. Coughlin
Dean of Libraries and Museums (1995)
BA, Merrimack College; MS (LS), Simmons College.

Lisa Glaubitz
Reference Librarian (1999)
BS, Northeast Missouri State University; MA, University of Missouri-Columbia; MA (LS), University of Missouri-Columbia.

Sharon Hackney
Media/Curriculum Librarian (1986)
BA, Northeast Missouri State University; MA (LS), University of Missouri-Columbia.

Amanda Langendoerfer
Head of Special Collections and Archives (2005)
BA, William Woods University; MA(LS), University of Missouri-Columbia.

Carol Lockhart
Reference Librarian (1988)
BSE, University of Kansas; MLS, Southern Connecticut State College.

Dan McGurk
Reference/Electronic Resources Librarian (2001)
BA, St. John Fisher College; MA (LS), University of Iowa; MS, Illinois State University.

Daisy Rearick
Reference/Periodicals Librarian (2002)
BA, Clemsen University; MLS, University of North Carolina.

Janet Romine
Head of Public Services and Reference (1999)
BA, Bowling Green State University; MLS, Indiana University.

Donna Russell
Catalog Maintenance Librarian (2004)
BSHE, MA (LS), University of Missouri-Columbia.

Aaron Speight
Digital Collections Librarian (2013)
BA, MA, University of Arizona

Stephen Wynn
Head, Technical Services and Systems (2000)
BA, Bartlesville Wesleyan College; MLS, University of Oklahoma.

Mathematics

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Michael Adams
Professor of Mathematics (1991)
BS, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; MS, Ohio State University; PhD, University of Wyoming.

Jay P. Belanger
Professor of Mathematics* (1993)
BS, University of Michigan; MA, PhD, Princeton University.

Kimberly Belanger
Lecturer in Mathematics (2010)
BS, Northeast Missouri State University; MA, Truman State University.

Donald J. Bindner
Assistant Professor of Mathematics; Mathematics and Computer Science Computing Support (1998)
BS, Truman State University; Graduate Study, University of Georgia.

Robert Cacioppo
Professor of Mathematics* (1987)
BA, BS, University of Missouri-St. Louis; MS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; PhD, University of Iowa.

Kevin Easley
Professor of Mathematics* (1985)
BS, Northeast Missouri State University; MA, University of Colorado-Boulder; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Suren L. Fernando
Professor of Mathematics* (1990)
BSc, University of Sri Lanka, Colombo; PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

David Garth
Professor of Mathematics (2000)
BS, MS, Iowa State University; PhD, Kansas State University.

Todd Hammond
Professor of Mathematics* (1994)
BA, PhD, University of California, Berkeley.

Eric Howard
Professor of Mathematics (1991)
BS, California State University, Stanislaus; MA, PhD, University of California, Davis.

Susan LaGrassa
Mathematics Department Chair; Professor of Mathematics* (1995)
BSE, MA, Northeast Missouri State University; PhD, University of Iowa.

Pam Ryan
Professor of Mathematics (2000)
BS, South Dakota State University; MS, PhD, Iowa State University.

Philip Ryan
Associate Professor of Mathematics (1999)
BSc, MSc, Australian National University; PhD, University of California-Berkeley.

Steven J. Smith
Professor of Mathematics* (1988)
BS, North Dakota State University; MS, PhD, Oregon State University.

Scott Thatcher
Lecturer in Mathematics (2000)
BA, Carleton College; MS, PhD, Northwestern University.

Anthony Matthew Vazzana
Professor of Mathematics (1998)
BS, University of Notre Dame; MS, PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Dana Ruther Vazzana
Director of The Faculty Professional Development Center; Professor of Mathematics (1998)
BS, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Military Science

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Lieutenant Colonel Douglas J. Reinsch
Assistant Professor of Military Science (1995)
BS, Lincoln University.

Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Petersen
Military Science Department Chair; Professor of Military Science (2012)
BA, University of Northern Iowa; MBA, Touro College.

Music

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Elaine AuBuchon
Lecturer in Music (2003)
BSE, BM, University of Missouri-Columbia; MM, Northwestern University.

Tim A. AuBuchon
Assistant Professor of Music (2002)
BM, University of Missouri-Columbia; MM, Northwestern University.

Jay C. Bulen
Music Department Chair; Professor of Music* (1995)
BFA, California Institute of the Arts; MM, DMA, Arizona State University.

Michael R. Bump
Professor of Music (2000)
BME, University of Memphis (TN); MM, DMA, University of Illinois.

Jacqueline L. Collett
Professor of Music (1992)
BM, University of Texas, El Paso; MM, DMA, University of Arizona.

Warren P. Gooch
Professor of Music* (1989)
BA, College of St. Scholastica; MA, University of Minnesota, Duluth; DMA, University of Wisconsin.

Charles Gran
Associate Professor of Music (2008)
BM, California State University; MA, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles.

Thomas E. Hueber
Professor of Music (1989)
BM, Wheaton College; MM, DMA, University of Michigan.

Mark Jennings
Associate Professor of Music; Director of Choral Activities (2003)
BA, St. Olaf College; MM, Michigan State University; PhD, Florida State University.

Gregory R. Jones
Professor of Music (1987)
BM, Florida State University; MME, University of North Texas; DMA, Eastman School of Music.

Jesse Krebs
Associate Professor of Music (2005)
BME, University of North Carolina-Greensboro; MM, University of North Texas; DM, The Florida State University.

Brian Kubin
Associate Professor of Music (2007)
BM, North Park University; MM, Northwestern University; DMA, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.

Sam J. McClure
Professor of Music (1998)
BM, Eastman School of Music; MM, Ohio University of Music; DMA, Michigan State University School of Music.

David W. McKamie
Professor of Music* (1983)
BM, MM, University of North Texas; DMA, University of Kansas.

Shirley McKamie
Instructor in Music (1994)
BM, University of North Texas; MM, Florida State University.

Patricia Mickey
Assistant Professor of Music (1996)
BA, California State University-Fresno; MA, Kansas State University.

Julianna Moore
Professor of Music (1989)
BM, University of Tennessee; MM, Florida State University; DMA, University of Iowa.

Lok Ng
Assistant Professor of Music (2013)
BA, MM, University of Nevada-Las Vegas; DMA, University of North Texas.

James O’Donnell
Dean, School of Arts and Letters (2013)
BA, Saint Mary’s College of Maryland; MM, DA, Ball State University.

Marc Rice
Professor of Music (1999)
BM, Northern Kentucky University; MM, New England Conservatory; PhD, University of Kentucky.

Phyllis L. Robertson
Lecturer in Music (1999)
BSE, University of Nebraska; MM, Arizona State University; DMA, University of Iowa.

Steve Seward
Lecturer in Fine Arts (1983)
BM, University of Michigan.

Randall A. Smith
Professor of Music (1987)
BME, Southeast Missouri State University; MM, DM, Indiana University.

Nursing

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Kelly Freeland
Lecturer in Nursing (2009)
BSN, William Jewell College; MSN Oregon Health Sciences University; FNP, Oregon Health Sciences University.

Mariquit Hadwiger
Associate Professor of Nursing (1994)
BSN, Central Philippines University; MSN, Texas Women’s University.

Stephen Hadwiger
Professor of Nursing (1993)
BSN, Northwestern Oklahoma State University; MSN, University of Oklahoma; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Melissa Holcomb
Associate Professor of Nursing (2005)
BSN, Truman State University; MSN, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Susan Lynn Lambert
Assistant Professor of Nursing (2010)
BSN, Northeast Missouri State University; MS, Walden University.

Sharon Ann McGahan
Clinical Lecturer in Nursing (1977)
BSN, University of Missouri-Columbia; MSN, University of Texas-Austin; EdS, Northeast Missouri State University; Graduate Study, University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Pamela Melvin
Assistant Professor of Nursing (2006)
BSN, Truman State University; MS, University of Central Missouri.

Teak Nelson
Associate Professor of Nursing (2002)
BSN, University of Missouri-Columbia; MSN, University of Michigan; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Stephanie Powelson
Nursing Department Chair; Professor of Nursing (1996)
BSN, University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences; MPH, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; EdD, Spalding University.

Brenda Wheeler
Associate Professor of Nursing (2000)
BSN, University of Kansas; MSN, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Corrie Willis
Lecturer in Nursing (2003)
BSN, Truman State University; MSN, Wichita State University.

Philosophy & Religion

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Natalie Alexander
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion (1993)
BA, Beloit College; MA, PhD, Northwestern University.

Mark Appold
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion (1978)
BA, Concordia College; MDiv, Concordia Seminary; ThD, University of Tübingen; Graduate Study, Washington University.

W. Michael Ashcraft
Professor of Philosophy and Religion (1996)
BA, University of Tennessee; MDiv, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; MA, PhD, University of Virginia.

Patricia Burton
Lecturer in Philosophy (1987)
BA, MA, University of Georgia; PhD, University of Texas-Austin.

Dereck M. Daschke
Professor of Philosophy & Religion (2000)
BA, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; MA, PhD, University of Chicago.

Ding-hwa E. Hsieh
Professor of Philosophy and Religion (1998)
BA, National Taiwan University; MA, University of California, Santa Barbara; MA, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles.

Jennifer G. Jesse
Philosophy and Religion Department Chair; Professor of Philosophy and Religion (2000)
BA, Kent State University; MA, Butler University; MDiv, Christian Theological University; PhD, University of Chicago.

Chad Mohler
Professor of Philosophy and Religion (1999)
BA, University of Notre Dame; PhD, Princeton University.

David Murphy
Professor of Philosophy and Religion (1988)
BA, Calvin College; MA, Yale University; PhD, University of Chicago.

Lloyd Pflueger
Professor of Religion (1993)
BA, University of Washington; MA, PhD, University of California-Santa Barbara.

Stephen R. Pollard
Professor of Philosophy (1985)
BA, Haverford College-Pennsylvania; PhD, University of Texas-Austin.

Physics

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Maria C. Di Stefano
Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs; Dean of Graduate Studies; Professor of Physics (1986)
Licenciada, University of Buenos Aires; MS, PhD, University of Cincinnati.

Taner Edis
Professor of Physics (2000)
BS, Bogazici University (Turkey); MA, PhD, Johns Hopkins University.

Michael Goggin
Professor of Physics (1998)
BS, Oakland University; PhD, University of Arkansas.

Vayujeet Gokhale
Assistant Professor of Physics (2007)
BS, MS, University of Bombay; PhD, Louisiana State University.

Narelle J. Hillier
Assistant Professor of Physics (2013)
BS, Dickinson College-Carlisle; PhD, Washington University-St. Louis.

Ian M. Lindevald
Physics Department Chair; Professor of Physics (1992)
BA, Gettysburg College; PhD, Case Western Reserve University.

Robert Nothdurft
Lecturer in Physics (2005)
BA, Washington University; MS, PhD, University of Missouri-Rolla.

Mohammad Samiullah
Professor of Physics (1990)
BSc (Hons), The University of Burdwan, India; MSc, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India; PhD, Boston University.

Eduardo Sanchez Velasco
Professor of Physics (1995)
BS, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (Spain); MA, PhD, State University of New York-Stony Brook.

Political Science

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Margaret Edwards
Assistant Professor of Political Science (2012)
BA, University of Georgia; MA, University of New Mexico; PhD, University of New Mexico.

Randy L. Hagerty
Political Science Department Chair; Professor of Political Science (1990)
BA, MA, Texas Tech University; PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Paul E. Parker
Professor of Political Science (1988)
BA, Pacific Lutheran University; MA, PhD, University of Maryland-College Park.

James R. Przybylski
Lecturer in Political Science* (1973)
BA, University of Minnesota; MA, PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

John Quinn
Professor of Political Science (1996)
BA, St. Vincent College; MA, CPhil, PhD, University of California-Los Angeles.

Michael Rudy
Assistant Professor of Political Science (2009)
BS, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville; MA, Eastern Illinois University; ABD, University of Missouri.

Candy C. Young
Professor of Political Science* (1980)
BA, Columbia College; MA, PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Psychology

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Michele Y. Breault
Lecturer in Psychology* (1980)
BA, Southeastern Massachusetts University; MA, PhD, University of Maryland.

David Conner
Professor of Psychology* (1992)
BA, University of Oklahoma; MS, PhD, Texas Christian University.

Sal Costa
Assistant Professor of Psychology (1971)
BSE, MA, Northeast Missouri State University; Graduate Study, Monterrey Institute of Technology-Mexico; Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.

Mark Hatala
Professor of Psychology (1994)
BS, Miami University of Ohio; MS, PhD, Ohio University.

Sherri Addis Palmer
Professor of Psychology (1992)
BA, San Diego State University; MA, PhD, University of California-Riverside.

Terry Palmer
Professor of Psychology (1992)
BS, Henderson State University; MA, PhD, University of California-Riverside.

Frederic Shaffer
Professor of Psychology* (1975)
BA, Claremont Men’s College; MS, PhD, Oklahoma State University.

Robert Tigner
Professor of Psychology (1996)
BA, Hanover College; MA, PhD, Ohio State University.

Jeffrey R. Vittengl
Psychology Department Chair, Professor of Psychology (2001)
BS, MA, PhD, University of Iowa.

Karen L. Vittengl
Professor of Psychology (1999)
BSA, University of Oklahoma; M Soc Work, Washington University.

Rebecca Zimmer
Lecturer in Psychology (2012)
BA, University of Oklahoma; M Soc Work, Washington University.

Society & Environment

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Anton Daughters
Assistant Professor of Anthropology (2012)
BA, University of New Mexico; MA, PhD, University of Arizona.

Amber Johnson
Professor of Anthropology (2001)
BA, Rice University; MA, PhD, Southern Methodist University.

Elaine McDuff
Society and Environment Department Chair; Professor of Sociology (2001)
BA, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; MDiv, Duke University; PhD, University of Iowa.

Paul Shapiro
Associate Professor of Sociology (2013)
BFA, University of Michigan; MA, PhD, University of Nevada-Las Vegas.

Statistics

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K. Scott Alberts
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs; Director, Interdisciplinary Studies; Professor of Mathematics (2000)
BA, BMus, Oberlin College; MS, PhD, Northwestern University.

Dean DeCock
Professor of Mathematics (2001)
BS, Iowa State University; MS, University of Iowa; PhD, Iowa State University.

James M. Guffey
Professor of Mathematics* (1988)
BS, Centre College; MS, PhD, University of Missouri-Rolla.

Hyun-Joo Kim
Professor of Mathematics (2000)
BS, Ducksung Women’s University; MA, PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Jason Shaw
Statistics Department Chair; Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2005)
BA, Iowa State University; MA, PhD, Indiana University-Bloomington.

Thomas Tegmeyer
Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2012)
B, St. Olef College; MS, University of North Carolina; PhD, Purdue University.

Carol Thatcher
Professor of Mathematics (1999)
BS, College of William and Mary; MS, PhD, University of Virginia.

Khang Tran
Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2012)
BS, Truman State University; PhD, Purdue University. 

Theatre

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Randall Bame
Lecturer in Theatre, Fine Arts Facilities Manager (2000)
BA, Northeast Missouri State University; MFA, Ohio University.

Dominique Glaros
Assistant Professor of Theatre (2012)
BS, University of Evansville; MFA, University of Cincinnati.

David Goyette
Assistant Professor of Theatre (2008)
BFA, Carnegie Mellon University; MFA, University of Texas at Austin.

Ronald M. Rybkowski
Professor of Theatre (1988)
BA, Whittier College; MFA, California State University, Fullerton.

Dana Smith
Theatre Department Chair; Professor of Theatre (1999)
BA, Ouachita Baptist University; MA, University of Arkansas; PhD, University of Oregon at Eugene.