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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.

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.

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.

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

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

Keith E. Harrison, CPA
Associate 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
Professor of Accounting* (1982)
BSE, MA, Northeast Missouri State University; MS, Northern Illinois University; PhD, University of Nebraska.

Theresa Presley
Assistant Professor of Accounting (2009)
BS, MA, University of Arkansas; MPA, University of Texas-Arlington.

James R. Turner, CPA
Associate Professor of Accounting (1982)
BA, MS, JD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Laurie Muns Turner, CPA
Assistant Professor of Accounting (1983)
BA, Central Methodist College; MS, University of Missouri-Columbia.

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

Agricultural Science

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Abdorrahman Alghamdi
Assistant Professor of Equine Science (2008)
BS, King Saud University; MS, PhD, University of Minnesota.

Mark R. Campbell
Associate 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.

Thomas E. Marshall
Associate Professor of Animal Science (1985)
BS, MS, Louisiana State University; PhD, Purdue University.

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

Michael Seipel
Agricultural Science Department Chair; Associate 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.

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
Assistant Professor of Art (2007)
BFA, MFA, Kansas State University.

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

Garry L. Gordon
Professor of Art (1980)
BFA, Virginia Commonwealth University; MFA, Ohio University; Graduate Study, University of Louisville.

James A. Harmon
Professor of Art History (1985)
BA, DePauw University; MA, Indiana University; PhD, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany.

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

Russell Nelson
Art Department Chair; Associate 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.

James J. Pauls
Professor of Art (1974)
BFA, MFA, Northern Illinois University; MA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Susan M. Shoaff-Ballanger
Professor of Art (1980)
ABS, Webber College-Florida; BS, MS, Florida State University; PhD, University of North Texas.

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

Biology

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James Allen
Assistant Professor of Biology (2008)
BS, MS, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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

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
Associate Professor of Biology* (1999)
BSc (Honors), Rhodes University (S. Africa); PhD, University of Natal (S. Africa).

Stephanie Foré
Associate 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.

José Herrera
Biology Department Chair; Associate Professor of Biology* (1996)
BS, MS, Northern Illinois University; PhD, Kansas State University.

Eddie Hodges
Lecturer in Biology (2008)
BS, MA, Northeast Missouri State University; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

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
Professor of Biology*; Director of Interdisciplinary Studies (1987)
BA, Harvard University; PhD, Utah State University.

Gregg Klowden
Assistant Professor of Biology (2008)
BS, University of Illinois-Champaign-Urbana; MS, PhD, University of Florida.

Michael L. Lockhart
Professor of Microbiology* (1982)
BSE, PhD, University of Kansas.

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

Maureen McHale
Instructor in Biology (2005)
BS, Cornell University; MA, Columbia University.

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

Chad Montgomery
Assistant 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.

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
Assistant 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.

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

Jose Castillo
Associate Professor of Business Administration (2008)
BS, University of Houston; MBA, Sul Ross State University; PhD, University of Texas-Pan American.

Datha Damron-Martinez
Assistant 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 Dean of the School of Business; Associate Professor of Business Administration (2008)
BS, Francis Marion University; PhD, University of South Carolina.

Bryce J. Jones II
Professor of Business Administration* (1977)
BA, University of Kansas; JD, PhD, University of Wisconsin.

Jia-yuan (Jason) Lin
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.

John Perrachione
Associate Professor of Business Administration (1989)
BA, Northwestern University; MA, PhD, University of South Florida; Postgraduate Study, University of Illinois.

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

Adrien R. Presley
Associate 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.

Wallace Trosen
Lecturer in Business Administration (2009)
BA, Elmhurst College; MS, University of Utah; JD, University of Missouri Kansas City Law School.

Renée Wachter
Dean of the School of Business; Professor of Business Administration (2006)
BS, University of Kansas; PhD, Indiana University.

Lin Zhang
Assistant 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.

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.

Dana L. Delaware
Chemistry Department Chair; Professor of Chemistry (1980)
BA, Marist College; PhD, Purdue University; Postgraduate Study, University of Illinois.

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.

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

Brian Lamp
Associate 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
Professor of Chemistry (1987)
AS, Iowa Western Community College; BS, Northwest Missouri State University; PhD, Kansas State University.

Kevin McWilliams
Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2008)
BS, Truman State University; PhD, Iowa 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.

Maria Nagan
Associate Professor of Chemistry (2000)
BA, Grinnell College; PhD, University of Minnesota.

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

Eric Patterson
Associate Professor of Chemistry (1999)
BS, Southwestern University; PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Postdoctoral Study, University of Minnesota.

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

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

Emily Smith
Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2005)
BA, St. Olaf College; PhD, Washington University.

Kenneth Smith
Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2007)
BS, College of Charleston; PhD, University of Memphis.

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

Classical and Modern Languages

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Celia Alpuche May
Instructor in Spanish (2008)
BS, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan; MA, West Virginia University.

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
Associate 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.

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

Danion Doman
Associate 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.

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

Masahiro Hara
Associate 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.

Molly Herbert
Instructor in Classics (2007)
BA, University of Missouri; MA, University of Washington.

Ernst Hintz
Associate 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
Classical and Modern Languages Department Chair; 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
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
Associate 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
Associate 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.

Enrico Minardi
Assistant Professor of Italian (2009)
Laurea, University of Florence; Diplôme, PhD, Sorbonne University.

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

Vera Gomez-Piper
Assistant Professor of Spanish (1978)
BS, Escuela Normal de Costa Rica; BSE, MA, Northeast Missouri State University; Graduate Study, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.

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

Antonio Scuderi
Associate 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.

Roy L. Tanner
Professor of Spanish* (1984)
BA, MA, Brigham Young University; PhD, University of Illinois-Urbana.

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
Associate 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.

Communication

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

Elizabeth Clark
Communication Department Chair; Associate Professor of Communication (2001)
BS, MA, Northeast Missouri State University; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Diane Johnson
Associate Professor of 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
Assistant 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
Truman Institute Director; Dean of the Joseph Baldwin Academy; Associate 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.

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

Kristi Scholten
Assistant Professor of Communication (2008)
BSc, MA, Central Michigan University; PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

John Self
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.

Kristopher Stroup
Assistant Professor of Communication (2005)
BS, Truman State University; MA, ABD, Ohio University.

Albert J. Weitz
Associate Professor of Communication (1989)
BA, Loras College; MA, Purdue University; PhD, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.

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

Communication Disorders

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

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

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

Janet L. Gooch
Communication Disorders Department Chair; 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.

Merlin Taylor
Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders (2009)
BA, St. Mary’s College of Maryland; MA, Memphis State University; PhD, University of Memphis.

Economics

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

Bruce Coggins
Associate Professor of Economics (1998)
BA, BS, PhD, University of California-Riverside.

Martin J. Eisenberg
Associate Provost; Dean of New Student Programs; Associate Professor of Economics (2002)
AB, Colby College; PhD, University of Pennsylvania.

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
Professor of 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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Darl Davis
Director of Regional Professional Development Center; Adjunct Professor of Education (1983)
BSE, MA, EdS, Northeast Missouri State University.

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.

Janice Grow
Professor of Education* (1988)
BS, St. Louis University; MST, PhD, University of Chicago.

John K. Hoffmann
Professor of Education* (1986)
BS, Northeast Missouri State University; PhD, Iowa State University.

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

Peter Kelly
Associate Professor of Special Education* (2000)
BS, MS, PhD, University of Kansas-Lawrence.

Julie Lochbaum
Director of Faculty Development and Center for Teaching and Learning; Associate 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.

Robert J. Martin, Jr.
Professor of Education* (1972)
BS, MS, PhD, University of Illinois-Urbana.

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

Sam Minner
Dean of the School of Health Sciences & Education; Professor of Education* (2000)
BS, MS, Southern Illinois University; PhD, University of Arizona.

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

Scott A. Olsen
Professor of Education* (1985)
BA Morningside College; MEd, Fitchburg State College; PhD, University of Iowa.

Beverly Perrachione
Assistant 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.

Joseph Sencibaugh
Assistant Professor of Education (2008)
BA, MA, PhD, Saint Louis University.

English and Linguistics

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

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.

Charles E. Breed
Professor of English* (1988)
BA, Amherst College; MAE, Stanford University; MA, PhD, University of Michigan.

Heather Cianciola
Lecturer in English (2007)
BA, Grove City College; MA, PhD, Duquesne University.

Sally Cook
Associate 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.

Patricia Gately
Professor of English* (1990)
BA, Merrimack College; MA, PhD, University of Notre Dame.

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

M. Royce Kallerud
Associate 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.

Obinna Nwakanma
Assistant Professor of English (2008)
BA, University of Jos; MFA, Washington University.

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

Claire Peckosh
Assistant Professor of English (1989)
BA, University of Iowa; MA, Truman State University.

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

Arnold W. Preussner
Professor of English* (1988)
BA, Luther College; MA, PhD, University of Colorado.

Barbara Price
Associate 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
Dean of the School of Arts & Letters; 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
Associate Professor of Linguistics* (1997)
AB, University of Michigan; MA, PhD, University of Texas at Austin.

D. Cole Woodcox
English and Linguistics Department Chair; Professor of English* (1987)
BA, University of Utah; MPhil, D Phil, University of Oxford.

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

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.

Jim Berrey
Co-Head Men’s Golf Coach. (1999)

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.

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, Truman State University.

John Cochrane
Head Women’s Cross-Country and Track Coach; Instructor in Health and Exercise Sciences (1983)
BS, Iowa State University; MA, Northeast Missouri State University.

Marty Costello
Assistant Football Coach; Instructor in Exercise Science (2007)
MS, Bemidji 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.

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

Timothy Deidrick
Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach; Instructor in Health and Exercise Sciences (2000)
BS, MAE, Truman State University.

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

Sarah Eber
Lecturer in Health Science (2008)
BS, Purdue University.

Jennifer Eldridge-Houser
Lecturer in Health Science (2002)
BS, University of Iowa; MS, Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing and Allied Health.

Brinda Geisbuhler
Lecturer in Health Science (2008)
BA, Ohio State University; BS, Truman State University.

Mark Gole
Head Swimming Coach; Instructor in Health and Exercise Sciences (2005)
BA, Oakland University; MA, Wayne State University.

Leslie Hardesty
Assistant Track/Cross Country Coach; Instructor in Health and Exercise Sciences. (2005)

Jeremy Houser
Associate Professor of Health and Exercise Sciences (2002)
BS, University of Iowa; MS, University of Nebraska-Omaha.

Jennifer Hurst
Athletic Training Clinical Education Instructor; Assistant 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.

Pete Kendall
Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach, U.S.P.T.A.; Instructor in Health and Exercise Sciences (1992)
BA, William Penn College; MA, Ball State University.

Alexander Koch
Associate Professor of Exercise Science (2000)
BS, MS, Appalachian State University; PhD, University of Kansas.

Christopher Lantz
Health and Exercise Sciences Department Chair; Professor of Exercise Science* (1995)
BA, West Virginia Wesleyan College; MA, University of Northern Carolina-Chapel Hill; PhD, West Virginia University.

Tyler Madsen
Media Relations Assistant; Co-Head Men’s Golf Coach (2009)
BS, Truman 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.

Ryan Nourse
Assistant Football Coach - Defensive Coordinator (2008)
MA, Morningside College.

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

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

Taira Roth
Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach; Instructor in Exercise Science (2008)
BS, Missouri Western State University; MS, Central Missouri State University.

Jack Schrader
Head Men’s Basketball Coach; Instructor in Health and Exercise Sciences (1994)
BA, Arizona State University; MA, Northeast Missouri State University.

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

Michael Smith
Head Women’s Basketball Coach; Instructor in Exercise Science (2008)
MS, Northwest Missouri State University.

Nicole Summers
Assistant Athletic Trainer/Clinical Supervisor; Instructor in Health and Exercise Sciences (2005)
BS, Truman State University.

Joseph Visker
Assistant Professor of Health and Exercise Sciences (2009)
BS, MS, Minnesota State University-Mankato.

Aaron Vlcko
Interim Head Football Coach; Instructor in Health and Exercise Sciences (2005)
BA, Coe College; MBA, Lindenwood College; MS, Bemidji State University.

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

History

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

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

Jeffrey Gall
Associate 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
Associate 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.

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

Troy Paino
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs; Professor of History (2008)
BA, Evangel University; JD, Indiana University School of Law; MA, PhD, Michigan State University.

Steven Reschly
History Department Chair; 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.

M. Lynn Rose
Professor of History* (1995)
BA, PhD, University of Minnesota-Minneapolis.

Jan Perry Johansson Vig
Lecturer in History (2009)
BA, Lund University, Sweden; MEd, MA, PhD, Stockholm University.

Torbjörn Wandel
Associate 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
Assistant Professor of Justice Systems (2009)
BS, MS, University of Nebraska; PhD, Southern Illinois University.

Marjorie Burick-Hughes
Instructor in Justice Systems (2003)
BS, Youngstown State University; MJA, Wichita State University.

Douglas Davenport
Dean of the School of Social & Cultural Studies; Professor of Justice Systems (1995)
BA, Central Bible College; MPA, PhD, Texas Tech University.

Charles Frost
Lecturer in Justice Systems (1985)
BA, Tufts University; MA, PhD, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.

Andrea Hampton
Instructor in Justice Systems (2007)
BS, Truman State University; MS, Columbia College.

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

Joy Pugh
Assistant Instructor in Justice Systems; Forensic Scientist (1985)
BS, University of South Dakota.

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

Mark Williams
Lecturer in Justice Systems (2008)
BA, Truman State University; JD, University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Libraries & Museums

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

Elaine Doak
Head, Special Collections/Archivist Librarian (1993)
BA, Southern Methodist University; MBA, Oklahoma City University; MLIS, University of Oklahoma.

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
Special Collections Librarian/Archivist (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.

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

Mathematics & Computer Science

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

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

Donna J. Bailey
Instructor in Mathematics; Coordinator of Freshman Mathematics (1983)
BSE, MA, Northeast Missouri State University.

Wayne P. Bailey
Professor of Computer Science (1980)
BS, BSE, Northeast Missouri State University; MS, PhD, University of Missouri-Rolla.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

Martin J. Erickson
Professor of Mathematics* (1988)
BS, MS, PhD, University of Michigan.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Gregory Klokkenga
Lecturer in Mathematics (2008)
BS, MA, Northeast Missouri State University.

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

Samuel Lesseig
Women’s Golf Coach; Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science* (1971)
BS, Fort Hays Kansas State College; MS, Kansas State University; Graduate Study, Southern Illinois University, Kent State University.

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

Jason E. Miller
Associate Professor of Mathematics (1998)
BA, Saint Olaf College; PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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

Miroslaw Pryszczepko
Instructor in Mathematics (2008)
MSc, Warsaw University; MA, University of Southern California; PhD, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Pam Ryan
Associate 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.

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

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

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

Scott Thatcher
Associate Professor of Mathematics (2000)
BA, Carleton College; MS, PhD, Northwestern University.

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

Dana Ruther Vazzana
Associate Professor of Mathematics (1998)
BS, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Shingmin Wang
Professor of Mathematics* (1987)
BS, Tsinghua University; MS, Qinghua (Tsinghua) University; PhD, Washington State University.

Roy Wright
Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2008)
BS, University of California-Irvine; PhD, University of California-Davis.

Military Science

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Master Sergeant David Beach
MS-I Instructor in Military Science (2002)
Advanced Non-Commissioned Officer Course.

Captain Bill Gardner
Assistant Professor of Military Science (2007)
BS, Illinois State University; MS, Western Illinois University.

Master Sergeant James Grove
SMI Instructor in Military Science (2009)
Advanced Non-Commissioned Officer Course; Battle Staff Course.

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

Lieutenant Colonel Eric Shirley
Military Science Department Chair; Professor of Military Science (2008)
BS, University of Arizona; MMAS, US Army Command and General Staff 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
Associate Professor of Music (2000)
BME, University of Memphis (TN); MM, DMA, University of Illinois.

Maureen Carlson
Assistant Professor of Music (2007)
BM, Heidelberg College; MM, DMA, Michigan State University.

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

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

Sam J. McClure
Associate 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
Lecturer 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.

Daniel L. Peterson
Director of University Bands* (1978)
BFA, University of South Dakota; MME, Drake University.

Marc Rice
Associate 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.

Thomas J. Trimborn
Professor of Music* (1993)
BFA, MM, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; PhD, Northwestern University.

Yukari Yano
Assistant Professor of Music (2007)
BA, Kyoto City University of the Arts; MM, DM, Florida State University.

Nursing

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Sarah Phelps Delaware
Associate Professor of Nursing (1980)
BSN, University of Iowa; MSN, University of Arizona.

Pam Gardner
Associate Professor of Nursing (2000)
BSN, Fitchburg State College; MSN, University of Missouri-Columbia.

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

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

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

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
Assistant Professor of Nursing (2002)
BSN, University of Missouri-Columbia; MSN, University of Michigan; Graduate Study, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Stephanie Powelson
Nursing Department Chair; Associate 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
Professor of Philosophy (1987)
BA, MA, University of Georgia; PhD, University of Texas-Austin.

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

Neal Delmonico
Lecturer in Religion (2008)
BA, University of Colorado; MA, PhD, University of Chicago.

Ding-hwa E. Hsieh
Associate 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
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion (2000)
BA, Kent State University; MA, Butler University; MDiv, Christian Theological University; PhD, University of Chicago.

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

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

Brent Orton
Lecturer in Philosophy and Religion (2001)
BFA, MA, Brigham Young 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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Matthew Beaky
Associate Professor of Physics (2000)
BS, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; MS, PhD, Ohio State University.

Maria C. Di Stefano
Associate Provost; Dean of Graduate Studies; Professor of Physics (1986)
Licenciada, University of Buenos Aires; MS, PhD, University of Cincinnati.

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

Michael Goggin
Associate 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.

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.

Peter Rolnick
Professor of Physics (2004)
BS, Antioch College; MS, PhD, University of Oregon.

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

Darrell Krueger
President; Professor of Political Science (2008)
BA, Southern Utah State College; MA, PhD, University of Arizona-Tucson.

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

James R. Przybylski
Professor of 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.

Jaekwon Suh
Assistant Professor of Political Science (2008)
BA, MA, Yonsei University; PhD, University of California-Los Angeles.

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 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.

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

Teresa Heckert
Professor of Psychology (1994)
BA, Lebanon Valley College; MA, PhD, Bowling Green State University.

Gail Victoria Landrum
Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies; McNair Research Coordinator (2005)
BA, MA, Fisk University; EdM, Harvard University; PhD, Boston College.

Judi Misale
Lecturer in Psychology (1992)
BA, California State University, Northridge; MA, PhD, University of California-Santa Barbara.

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.

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

James L. Tichenor
Professor of Psychology* (1971)
BA, Wisconsin State University-LaCrosse; MA, Western Michigan University; PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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

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

Society & Environment

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C. Ray Barrow
Professor of Sociology* (1981)
BA, MA, Muskingum College; MEd, PhD, University of Arizona.

Michael Gary Davis
Professor of Anthropology (1974)
BA, MA, PhD, University of Oklahoma.

Julie Flowerday
Assistant Professor of Anthropology (2008)
BC, MA, Wayne State University; PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Wolfgang Hoeschele
Associate Professor of Geography (1998)
BA, College of Wooster, Ohio; MA, Washington State University; PhD, The Pennsylvania State University.

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

Elaine McDuff
Associate Professor of Sociology (2001)
BA, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; MDiv, Duke University; PhD, University of Iowa.

Bonnie Mitchell
Assistant Professor of Sociology (2008)
BA, MEd, MA, Brigham Young University; PhD, University of Texas at Austin.

Jonathan Smith
Associate Professor of Geography (1994)
BS, University of Nevada; MA, University of Texas; PhD, University of Oregon.

Theatre

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Janet Albanese
Assistant Professor of Theatre (2007)
BA, St. Olaf College; MA, MFA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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

Joan L. Mather
Professor of Theatre (1992)
BA, University of California, Santa Barbara; MFA, California State University, Fullerton.

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

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