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    Truman State University
   
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 General/Graduate Catalog - Expires August 2023

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

2016-2017 Anton Daughters, Society and Environment
2015-2016 Alex Tetlak, Classical and Modern Languages
2014-2015 Don Krause, Communication
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

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.

2015-2016   Jesse Krebs, Music; Pamela Melvin, Nursing
2014-2015   Jennifer Hurst, Health and Exercise Science; Michael Rudy, Political Science
2013-2014   Paula Cochran, Communication Disorders; David Gillette, Economics; Michael Bird, Exercise Science
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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Michael V. Barnes, Jr.
Assistant Professor of Accounting (2015)
BS, University of Oklahoma; MAc, University of Oklahoma; PhD, Oklahoma State University.

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
Professor Emerita of Accounting* (1984)
AB, AM, University of Missouri-Columbia; MBA, Central Missouri State University; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

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

Isaac Ison
Assistant Professor of Accounting (2015)
BS, Dixie State University; MBA, Southern Utah University; PhD, Jackson State University.

Stacey R. Kaden
Assistant Professor of Acounting (2014)
BS, MAc, Truman State University; PhD, University of Arkansas-Fayetteville.

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.

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

Trevor Shonhiwa
Assistant Professor of Accounting (2016)
BS, MAc, PhD, University of Nebraska.

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

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.

Jessica Colpoys
Assistant Professor of Agricultural Science (2016)
BS, PhD, Iowa State University.

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

George Greenwell
Lecturer in Agriculture (2016)
BS, Northeast Missouri State University; MS, University of Missouri.

Ronald Prather
Lecturer in Agriculture (2017)
BS, Northeast Missouri State University; MS, Truman State University.

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

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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Laura Bigger
Assistant Professor of Art (2016)
BA, Colorado College; MFA, University of Minnesota.

Heidi Cook
Assistant Professor of Art/Gallery Director (2015)
BA, Truman State University; MA, University of Pittsburg.

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

Lindsey Dunnagan
Assistant Professor of Art (2016)
BA, Texas A&M University; MA, MFA, Texas Women’s University.

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

Francine Fox
Assistant Professor of Art (2016)
BFA, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania; MFA, University of Delaware.

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

Aaron Neeley
Assistant Professor of Art (2016)
BA, Graceland University; MFA, Miami International University of Art & Design.

Russell Nelson
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.

Danielle Yakle
Assistant Professor of Art (2014)
BFA, Truman State University; MFA, University of Kansas.

Biology

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

Brett Berke
Assistant Professor of Biology (2015)
BS, University of Illinois; PhD, University of Iowa.

Sarah Berke
Assistant Professor of Biology (2015)
BA, Augustana College; PhD, University of Iowa.

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

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, (Ohio).

Jonathan Gering
Professor of Biology (2003)
BA, Bethel College; MS, PhD, Miami University (Ohio).

Karuna Giri
Assistant Professor of Biology (2016)
BA, Grinnell College; PhD, Mayo Graduate School-Mayo Clinic.

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

Joanna Hubbard
Assistant Professor of Biology (2016)
BS, University of Arizona; Ms, College of William and Mary; PhD, University of Colorado Boulder.

Stephen P. Hudman
Associate 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 Kuczynski
Assistant Professor of Biology (2016)
BS, University of Minnesota; PhD, Michigan State University.

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

Stephanie Maiden
Assistant Professor of Biology (2015)
BS, Missouri University of Science and Technology; PhD, University of Wisconsin.

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.

Daniella Ostrowski
Assistant Professor of Biology (2016)
BS, MS, PhD, Georg-August University of Güttingen.

Enrique M. Pareja
Assistant Professor of STEM Education (2015)
BS, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru; MA, University of Bath, United Kingdom; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Joyce Patrick
Assistant Professor of Biology (2015)
BS, Shawnee State University; PhD, Indiana University.

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.

Kevin B. Tate
Assistant Professor of Biology (2016)
BS, Portland State University; PhD, University of North Texas.

Timothy Walston
Interim Associate Dean, School of Science and Mathematics, Biology Department Chair; 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
Assistant Professor of Biology (2013) 
BS, MS, Western Illinois University; PhD, 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.

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.

Jeff Lingwall
Assistant Professor of Business Administration (2015)
BS, MS, Brigham Young University; PhD, Carnegie Mellon University; JD, Yale Law School.

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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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.

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

Cassidy Dobson
Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2017)
BA, Hamline University; PhD, University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

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.

Brittany Hagenhoff
Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2017)
BS, University of Central Missouri; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

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

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

Peumie L. Abeyratne Kuragama
Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2017)
BS, Institute of Chemistry Ceylon (ICHEM), Sri Lanka; PhD, Mississippi State University.

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

Jacob Lyon
Assistant Proessor of Chemistry (2017)
BA, Saint Ambrose University; PhD, University of Iowa.

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.

Bill Miller
Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2015)
BS, Truman State University; PhD, University of Florida.

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.

Sergey Sedinkin
Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2014)
BS, Higher Chemical College of the Russian Academy of Sciences; MS, PhD, University of Missouri-Saint Louis.

Classical and Modern Languages

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Feryal Alghalith
Lecturer in Arabic (2014)
University of Baku, Azarbaijan.

Stacy Bryant
Assistant Professor of Spanish (2016)
BA, Macalester College; MA, PhD, University of Wisconsin.

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

José 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.

John Davis
Assistant Professor of German (2015)
BA, MA, PhD, University of Wisconsin.

Stacy Davis
Assistant Professor of Spanish (2016)
BA, Hollins University; MLA, University of Richmond; ABD, Washington University.

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

Sergio Escobar Osorio
Associate 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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

Andrea Nate
Assistant Professor of Spanish (2016)
BA, The College of New Jersey; AM, Midddlebury College, Spain; MA, ABD, Brown University.

Amy Norgard
Assistant Professor of Classics (2015)
BA, Marquette University; MA, PhD, University of Illinois.

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

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.

Oscar Sendon
Assistant Professor of Spanish (2015)
BA, MA, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain; PhD, University of Nebraska.

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

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

Bridget Thomas
Director of Interdisciplinary Studies; 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
Professor of Spanish (2000)
BA, University of North Carolina-Wilmington; MA, Florida State University; PhD, Florida State University.

Audrey Viguier
Assistant Professor of French (2016)
BA, MA, Jean Jaures University, France; MA, PhD, University of South Florida.

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

Chandrika Collins
Instructor in Communication (2013)
BA, Truman State University, MS, Nova Southeastern University.

Craig Hennigan
Assistant Professor of Communication (2015)
BS, Central Michigan University, MA, Wayne State University.

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

Andrew Klyukovski
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.

Amanda Medlock-Klyukovski
Assistant Professor of Communication (2014)
BA, Angelo State University; MA, Southwest Texas State.

Kevin Minch
Associate Provost for Undergraduate Curricula and Outreach; Professor of Communication* (1999)
BA, MA, Wayne State University; PhD, University of Kansas.

Christopher Outzen
Instructor in Communication (2014)
BA, University of Northern Iowa; MFA, Minnesota State University-Mankato.

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

David Price
Associate Professor of Communication (2014)
BA, MA, Idaho State University; PhD, University of Utah.

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

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

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

Jared Young
Instructor in Communication; Coordinator of Summer Academies and Institutes (2014).
BA, MA, Truman State University.

Communication Disorders

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Julia Edgar
Associate Professor of Communication Disorders* (2012)
BA, Valparaiso University; MA University of Kansas; PhD, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; Post-Doctoral Study, 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
Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost; 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.

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.

Amy Teten
Communication Disorders Department Chair; Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders* (2016)
BA, Florida State University; PhD, University of South Alabama.

Computer Science

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Jon Beck
Computer Science Department Chair; 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.

Chetan Jaiswal
Assistant Professor of Computer Science (2016)
BEng, Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Visvidyalaya, Inc; PhD, University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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. 

John Seiffertt
Assistant Professor of Computer Science (2014)
BS, MS, Missouri S&T; MA, University of Missouri-St. Louis; PhD, Missouri S&T.

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.

Justin Jarvis
Assistant Professor of Economics (2015)
BA, University of California-San Diego; MA, ABD, University of California-Irvine.

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.

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

Matthew Wilson
Assistant Professor of Economics (2015)
BA, BS, University of Washington; MS, PhD, University of Oregon.

Education

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

Jeanne M. Harding
Director of Field Experiences; Instructor in Education* (2014)
BA, MAE, Truman State University.

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.

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

Ruth Mach
Lecturer in Education
BS, Truman State University; MAE, University of Missouri-Columbia; EdD, St. Louis University.

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.

Enrique Pareja
Assistant Professor of STEM Education (2015)
BS, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru; MA, University of Bath, UK; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

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.

Luke Amoroso
Assistant Professor of Linguistics* (2015)
BA, Skidmore College; MS, PhD, Georgetown University.

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.

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.

Jocelyn Cullity
Assistant Professor of English* (2014)
BS, University of Toronto; MA, University of Iowa; PhD, Florida State University.

James D’Agostino
Associate 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.

Sara Day
Assistant Professor of English (2016)
BA, Loyola College; PhD, Texas A&M University.

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
English and Linguistics Department Chair; 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.

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

Summer Pennell
Assistant Professor of English (2016)
BA, University of Washington; MA, University of Oregon; PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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

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.

Health & Exercise Sciences

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Michael Annese
Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach; Lecturer in Health and Exercise Sciences (2015)
BS, Colorado State University; MA, Iowa State University.

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

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

Jay Bauman
Assistant Professor of Health and Exercise Sciences (2016)
BA, University of Chicago; PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology.

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; Lecturer in Exercise Science (1994)
BS, University of Illinois-Urbana; MS, University of Pittsburgh.

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

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

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

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

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

Don “Duke” Cochran
Head Men’s Soccer Coach; Lecturer 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; Lecturer in Health and Exercise Sciences (2006)
BS, MS, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.

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

Theodore Dean
Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach; Lecturer in Health and Exercise Sciences (2016)
BFA, MA, Truman State University.

Jeramey Dockery
Assistant Football Coach; Lecturer in Health and Exercise Sciences (2015)
BS, Truman State University.

Roberta Donahue
Health and Exercise Science Department Chair; 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, Lecturer in Exercise Science (2013)
BS, Truman State University; MA, Ashford University.

Christopher G. Foster
Head Men’s Basketball Coach; Lecturer in Exercise Science (2014)
BA, University of Northern Iowa.

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

Sara Holzmeier
Director of Public Safety; Lecturer in Health and Exercise Sciences (2014)
BS, Buena Vista University-Storm Lake.

Jennifer Hurst
Professor of Health and Exercise Sciences (2005)
BA, Carthage College; MS, University of Illinois-Chicago; EdD, 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; Lecturer in Exercise Science (2007)
MS, Northwest Missouri State University.

Jason Killday
Assistant Football Coach; Lecturer in Health and Exercise Sciences (2016)
BS, Illinois College.

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

Nancy D. Moore
Assistant Professor of Health and Exercise Sciences (2015)
BS, Mercer University; MPH, PhD, University of Georgia.

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

Kellen Nesbitt
Assistant Football Coach; Defensive Coordinator; Lecturer in Exercise Sciences (2010)
University of Central Missouri.

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

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

Ed Pretre
Head Swimming Coach; Lecturer in Health and Exercise Sciences (2011)
BS, W Virginia University; MAE, New Jersey City University.

Elizabeth Rodell
Assistant Athletic Trainer; Lecturer in Health and Exercise Sciences (2016)
BS, Truman State University; MA, University of Nebraska.

Brandy Schneider
Assistant Professor of Health and Exercise Sciences; Director of Athletic Training Program (2014)
BS, Truman State University; MS, University of Arkansas; EdD, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga.

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

Timothy Schwegler
Head Cross Country/Track Coach; Lecturer in Exercise Science (2006)
BS, MA, Northeast Missouri State University.

Jerod Simek
Assistant Swim Coach; Lecturer in Health and Exercise Sciences (2016)
Ba, Truman State University; MA, Minnesota State University-Mankato.

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

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

Amanda Starks
Instructor in Health and Exercise Sciences (2015)
BA, Midland College; MA, University of Nebraska.

Christopher Symington
Assistant Football Coach; Lecturer in Health and Exercise Sciences (2016)
BA, University of Colorado-Boulder.

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

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

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.

Jason McDonald
Assistant Professor of History (2007)
BA, PhD, University of Southampton.

Caleb Owen
Assistant Professor of History (2016)
BA, University of Oregon; 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.

Stephanie Russel
Instructor in History (2014)
BA, Truman State University; MA, University of Kansas.

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.

Justice Systems

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

Neal McNabb
Assistant Professor of Justice Systems (2016)
BA, MA, University of Central Oklahoma; PhD, University of Oklahoma.

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.

Steven Wilhoit
Lecturer in Justice Systems (2014)
BS, University of Central Missouri.

Libraries and Museums 

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Lisa Glaubitz
Research and Instruction Librian (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
Associate Dean of Libraries for Special Collections and Museums (2005)
BA, William Woods University; MA(LS), University of Missouri-Columbia.

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

Dan McGurk
Research and Instruction Librarian (2001)
BA, St. John Fisher College; MA (LS), University of Iowa; MS, Illinois State University.

Richard Pitaniello
Catalog and Metadata Librarian (2012)
BA, University of Mary Washington; MSLS, University of Kentucky.

Daisy Rearick
Research and Instruction Librarian (2002)
BA, Clemsen University; MLS, University of North Carolina.

Janet Romine
Associate Dean of Libraries for Research and Instruction (1999)
BA, Bowling Green State University; MLS, Indiana University.

Stephen Wynn
Associate Dean of Libraries for 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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Vanessa Williams
Instructor in Mathematics (2014)
BS, MS, Pittsburg State University.

Military Science

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Lieutenant Colonel Dennis Utt, Jr.
Military Science Department Chair; Professor of Military Science (2015)
BA, University of Missouri; MA, Wester University.

Music

  ^TOP

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.

Eric Dickson
Assistant Professor of Music (2016)
BA, Minnesota State University; MM, DM, Indiana University.

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

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

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.

Victor Marquez Barrios
Assistant Professor of Music (2015)
MA, PhD, Michigan State University.

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.

Curran G. Prendergast
Assistant Professor of Music; Director of Bands (2014)
BA, Central College; MA, University of Iowa; DMA, University of Georgia.

Jocelyn Prendergast
Assistant Professor of Music (2014)
BA, Butler University; MA, University of Minnesota; DMA, University of Georgia.

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.

Jeffrey Seppala
Assistant Professor of Music (2016)
BM, Biola University Conservatory of Music; MM, University of North Carolina; DMA, University of Colorado.

Nursing

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Brenda Austin
Assistant Professor of Nursing (2016)
BSN, University of Missouri-Columbia; MSN, Walden University; ADN, North Central Missouri College.

Deborah Coulson
Assistant Professor of Nursing (2017)
BSN, Arizona State University; MS, University of Central Missouri.

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

Sharon 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
Associate 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.

Jana Ogden
Assistant Professor of Nursing (2017)
BSN, Truman State University; MSN, MBA, University of Phoenix.

Albien Rafael Tubongbanua
Instructor of Nursing (2017)
BSN, MSN, University of St. La Salle.

Michelle Wallace
Assistant Professor of Nursing (2017)
BSN, Truman State University; MSN, University of Missouri-Columbia.

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

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

Alison Winston
Assistant Professor of Nursing (2016)
BSN, University of Iowa; MSN, Graceland 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
Philosophy and Religion Department Chair; Professor of Philosophy and Religion (1996)
BA, University of Tennessee; MDiv, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; MA, PhD, University of Virginia.

Patricia Burton
Professor Emerita of 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
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
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
Associate Professor of Physics (2007)
BS, MS, University of Bombay; PhD, Louisiana State University.

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

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

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

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.

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

Michael Rudy
Associate 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
Professor Emerita of 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.

Yuna L. Ferguson
Assistant Professor of Psychology (2014)
BA, Knox College; MA, PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

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.

Ashley K. Ramsey
Assistant Professor of Psychology (2015)
BS, Truman State University; MA, PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

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

Susan L. Thomas
President and Professor of Psychology (2014)
BA, Allegheny College; MA, MBA, University of Missouri-Columbia; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

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

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

Karen L. Vittengl
Professor of Psychology (1999)
BA, Hanover College; MA, PhD, University of Nebraska.

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

Society & Environment

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Cory Anderson
Assistant Professor of Sociology and Geography (2015)
BS, James Madison University; MA, Virginia Commonwealth University; PhD, The Ohio State University.

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

Amber Johnson
Society and Environment Department Chair; Professor of Anthropology (2001)
BA, Rice University; MA, PhD, Southern Methodist University.

Victoria Mayer
Assistant Professor of Sociology (2015)
BA, Cornell University; MA, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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

Statistics

  ^TOP

K. Scott Alberts
Professor of Mathematics (2000)
BA, BMus, Oberlin College; MS, PhD, Northwestern University.

Kristen Anguiano
Lecturer in Statistics (2015)
BA, University of Kentucky; PhD, University of Iowa.

Uran Chu
Assistant Professor of Statistics (2015)
BS, University of California, Los Angeles; MA, Arizona State University; PhD, Oregon State University.

Sunghoon Chung
Assistant Professor of Statistics (2016)
BS, MS, Younsei University; PhD, Colorado State University.

Sesha Dassanayaka
Assistant Professor of Statistics (2016)
BA, Wabash College; MS, University of Minnesota; MS, ABD, University of Colorado.

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

Jillian Downey
Assistant Professor of Statistics (2016)
BA, Gustavus Adolphus College; MS, University of Iowa; Iowa State University.

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

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

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

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

Theatre

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

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.