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Faculty and Staff


2010-2012 Catalog

Faculty and Staff

University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents Top of Page

 

Jeffrey Bartell, Madison    

Mark J. Bradley, Wausau

Eileen Connolly-Keesler, Neenah

Judith V. Crain, Green Bay

Danae Davis, Milwaukee     

Stan Davis, Madison

John Drew, Milwaukee

Tony Evers, Madison

Michael J. Falbo, Milwaukee

Thomas Loftus, Sun Prairie

Kevin Opgenorth, Platteville

Charles Pruitt, Milwaukee

Brent Smith, La Crosse

Michael J. Spector, Milwaukee

José F. Vásquez, Milwaukee

David G. Walsh, Madison

Aaron Wingad, Eau Claire

Betty Womack, Brown Deer

UW-Superior Administrative Officers and Staff Top of Page

Julius E. Erlenbach, Ph.D., Chancellor

Christopher L. Markwood, Ph.D., Provost, Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculties

Jane Birkholz, Ph.D., Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management

Maria Cuzzo, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Judy Dwyer, M.S.W., Associate Dean, International Education and Programs

Barbara A. Erickson, M.A., Registrar

Peggy Fecker, M.B.A., Director of Human Resources

Thomas Fennessey, M.S., Director of Physical Plant (Facilities Management)

Gary Gulbrandson, B.S., Director, Campus Safety and Parking Services

Vicki Hajewski, M.S., Vice Chancellor for Campus Life and Dean of Students

Janet Hanson, M.S., Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance

Faith Hensrud, Ed.D., Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Outreach

Ryan Kreuser, B.S., Director, University Housing

Jill Laughlin, M.B.A., Controller

Steven E. Nelson, B.S., Athletic Director

Debra Nordgren, M.S.E., Interim Director, Jim Dan Hill Library

Peter D. Nordgren, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Distance Learning and Continuing Education

Reilly O'Halloran, M.S.Ed., Director, Student Support Services

Anne E. Podgorak, M.A., Director, Financial Aid

Rhoda Robinson, Ed.D., Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Graduate Studies

Vaughn Russom, B.S., Director, Bookstore Operations

Jill R. Schoer, B.A., Assistant Chancellor for University Advancement

Mary Schoeler, M.A., Assistant Vice Chancellor for Instructional and Information Technology and Chief Information Officer

Mary Lee Vance, Ph.D, Director, Center for Academic Advising and Disability Resources

Faculty and Academic Staff (2010-2012) Top of Page

* Graduate Faculty

Erin R. Aldridge (2003) Associate Professor, Instrumental Music and Orchestra Conductor; B.M., Indiana University-Bloomington; M.M. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; D.M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Joel M. Anderson (2001) Senior Lecturer, Communicating Arts; B.A., Metropolitan State University; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Dorothy Anway (1984) Senior Lecturer, Mathematics; B.S., University of Minnesota, Duluth; M.Ed., University of Wisconsin-Superior; Ph.D., Union Institute.

Gail M. Archambault (1981) Director, Yellowjacket Union; B.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

Michelle Arnhold (2009) Assistant Professor, Biology; B.A. Colorado College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Deborah J. Augsburger (2008) Assistant Professor, Anthropology; B.A., Earlham College; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Beth C. Austin (2009) Senior Lecturer, Speech and Media Communication, Distance Learning Center; B.A., University of Minnesota, Duluth; M.A., M.F.A., Northwestern University.

Lon Bagley (2005) Instructional Program Manager I, Student Support Services; B.S., University of Maine at Presque Isle; M.S.E., University of Maine.

Karl F. Bahm (2000) Professor, History; B.A., Seattle University; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Chicago.

William Bajjali (2001) Associate Professor, Geology; B.S., St. Petersburg Mining Institute; M.S., University of Jordan; Ph.D., University of Ottawa.

Mary D. Balcer (1983)* Professor, Biology, and Chair, Department of Natural Sciences, and Director and Associate Research Scientist, Lake Superior Research Institute; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Marna Banks (1998) Outreach Program Manager II, Center for Continuing Education/Extension; B.A., University of Colorado; M.S., Murray State University.

Alvin Beal (1992) Assistant Professor, First Nations Studies; B.S., Southeastern Oklahoma State University; M.Ed., Northeastern State University.

Robert D. Beam (1980)* Professor, Economics; B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Cincinnati.

Thomas K. Bergh (2001) Development Specialist, University Advancement; B.A., University of Minnesota, Duluth; M.A., College of St. Scholastica.

Keith P. Berry (2004)* Assistant Professor, Speech Communication; B.S., Illinois State University; M.A., Purdue University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

Hal S. Bertilson (1993)* Professor, Psychology; B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Washington State University.

Serguei Bezroukov (1999)* Professor, Mathematics and Computer Science; M.S., Ph.D., Moscow State University.

Kay Biga (1998) Senior Lecturer, Business; B.A., Carleton College; J.D., Hamline University.

Jennifer L. Bird (2005) Student Services Program Manager II (First Year Experience), Campus Life; B.S., M.S.E., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Jane Birkholz (2007) Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management; B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.S., Mankato State University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

Elizabeth T. Blue (1989) Professor, Social Work, and Chair, Department of Human Behavior, Justice and Diversity; B.A., Macalester College; M.S.W., University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Cheryl Boreen (1996) Marketing Specialist, Admissions; B.A., University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Kim P. Borst (1989)* Assistant Professor, Visual Arts; B.F.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.F.A., Washington State University.

Christopher Brennan (2009) Associate Research Specialist, Lake Superior Research Institute; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Dianne L. Brooke (1981) Administrative Specialist, Lake Superior Research Institute; B.S., M.S., University of Wyoming.

Anthony V. Bukoski (1987)* Professor, English; B.A., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.A., Brown University; M.F.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Edward W. Burkett (1990)* Professor, Biology; B.S., University of Pittsburgh; M.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Pamela B. Bustos (2002) Associate Professor, Music, and Director of Bands and Instrumental Music Education; B.M., M.M., Appalachian State University; D.A., University of Northern Colorado-Greeley.

Mei Cao (2008) Assistant Professor, Transportation and Logistics Management; B.A., Guangdong University of Foreign Studies; M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Toledo.

Glenn R. Carlson (1987) Assistant Professor and Chair, Department of Health and Human Performance; B.A., Monmouth College; M.Ed., Northwestern State University of Louisiana. 

Stacey Carlson (2007) Associate Researcher, Transportation and Logistics Research Center; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

David W. Carroll (1976)* Professor, Psychology; B.A., University of California; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Ethan Christensen (2005) Assistant Professor, Marketing; B.S., St. Cloud State University; M.B.A., Minnesota State University, Mankato; Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington.

Jennifer E. Christensen (2007)* Assistant Professor, Special Education; B.A., Angelo State University; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of North Texas.

Orvin Clark (2000)* Associate Professor, Educational Administration; B.S., Wisconsin State University-Superior; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Ed.D., Northern Illinois University.

Tim Cleary (1997)* Associate Professor, Visual Arts, and Chair, Department of Visual Arts; B.A., University of Minnesota-Morris; M.F.A., University of Arizona-Tucson.

Ted B. Cox (2001)* Associate Professor, Educational Specialist; B.S., B.Ed., Acadia University; M.A., St. Mary's University, Nova Scotia; Ed.S., University of Southern Mississippi; Ed.D., University of Sarasota.

Ella M. Cross (1990)* Assistant Professor, Library Science, Reference and Government Documents Librarian; B.A., University of Minnesota; M.L.I.S., University of Rhode Island.

Timothy Crow (1997)* Professor, German; B.A., M.A., West Virginia University; Ph.D., Ohio State University.

Maria Stalzer Wyant Cuzzo (1994)* Professor, Legal Studies, and Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning; B.A., Augustana College; J.D., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Qualified Neutral/Mediator.

Donna Dahlvang (2002) Senior Student Services Coordinator, Financial Aid; B.B.A., MBA, University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Nicholas P. Danz (2008) Assistant Professor, Biology; B.S.E, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; M.S., University of Minnesota, Duluth; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Lynne Deadrick (2003) Assistant Athletic Director and Women's Volleyball Coach; B.S., University of Minnesota, Duluth; M.S.E., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Shane Deadrick (2003) Associate Student Services Coordinator, Admissions; B.S, University of Minnesota, Duluth; M.S.Ed., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Khalil Dokhanchi (1992)* Professor, Political Science; B.S., M.S., Illinois State University; Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton. 

Judy Anne Dwyer (1994) Associate Professor and Field Coordinator, Social Work, and Associate Dean, International Education and Programs; B.A., Rosary College; M.S.W., University of Minnesota.

Martha J. Einerson (2001)* Professor, Speech Communication, and Chair, Department of Communicating Arts; B.S., Montana State University; M.A., West Virginia University-Morgantown; Ph.D., University of Kentucky-Lexington.

Amy Eliot (2008) Associate Researcher, Lake Superior Research Institute; B.A., College of St. Scholastica

Jeffrey W. Engstrom (1990) Associate Professor, Health and Human Performance; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

Barbara A. Erickson (1969) Registrar; B.S., M.S.T., M.A., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Julius E. Erlenbach (1996)* Chancellor and Professor, Music; A.B., M.B., Oberlin College; M.M., Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Gloria Eslinger (2007)* Assistant Professor, Art Therapy; B.F.A., Minneapolis College of Art and Design; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Matthew L. Faerber (1998) Professor, Director of Choral Activities/Choral Music Education; B.A., University of Utah; M.M., Brigham Young University; D.M.A., University of Iowa.

Olawole Famule (2006)* Assistant Professor, Art History and Fiber Structures; B.A., M.A., Obafemi Awolowo University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Lana Fanberg (2009) Associate Research Specialist, Lake Superior Research Institute; B.S., Northland College; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Cathy Fank (2001)* Associate Professor, Theatre; B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.F.A., Ohio State University.

Tammy R. Fanning (1994) Student Services Program Manager II, Student Involvement; B.A., M.S., University of Nebraska at Kearney.

Peggy Fecker (2006) Director of Human Resources; B.S., B.B.A., M.B.A., University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Thomas D. Fennessey (2003) Director of Physical Plant (Facilities Management); B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

Hilary N. Fezzey (2008) Assistant Professor, English; B.A., Northern Michigan University; M.A., Ph.D., Purdue University.

Marsha Francis (2005) Associate Instructional Specialist, McNair Scholars Program; B.S., M.S.E., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Eri Fujieda (2004) Associate Professor, Sociology; B.A., Tsuda College; M.A., University of Oregon; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Randy Gabrys-Alexson (1987)* Professor, Geography; B.S., M.A., University of Wisconsin-Superior; Ph.D., The Union Institute.

Nicholas Garramone (2008) Associate Advisor, Admissions; B.S., M.S.E., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Johanna Garrison (2008) Instructional Program Manager II, Distance Learning Center; B.S., St. Cloud State University; M.S.W., University of Minnesota; Ed.D., University of Minnesota.

James Geidner (2007)* Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education and Guidance and Counseling and Unit Head of Counseling Programs; B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., Loyola University of Chicago.

Allison Gerland (2008) Student Services Specialist, Student Involvement; B.S., Edgewood College; M.S.Ed., University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse.

E. Beth Gilbert (1983)* Professor, Music, and Chair, Department of Music; B.M., University of Northern Iowa; M.M., University of Michigan; D.M.A., University of Arizona.

Elizabeth Grbavcich (2009) Senior Lecturer, Writing; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.A., Northern Michigan University.

Suzanne C. Griffith (1991)* Professor, Educational Psychology, and Coordinator, First Year Seminar; B.A., Boston University; M.A.T., Harvard University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Lois Veenhoven Guderian (2008) Assistant Professor, Music Education; B.M. (Music Education and Piano Performance), Hope College; M.M.Ed., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Gary Gulbrandson (2009) Director, Campus Safety and Parking Services; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Kimberley J. Habig (2008) Advisor, International Programs; B.A., Carleton College; M.A., Indiana University.

Steve R. Hagedorn (2004) Associate Database Administrator, Lake Superior Research Institute; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Vicki Hajewski (2007) Vice Chancellor for Campus Life and Dean of Students; B.A., Middlebury College; M.S., University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Janet K. Hanson (2000) Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance; B.B.A., University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Heather Heart (2004) Development Program Manager II, University Advancement; B.S., Carroll College.

Jerry Hembd (2004) Associate Professor of Economics and Director of the Northern Center for Community and Economic Development; B.S., Iowa State University; M.S., University of Kentucky, Lexington; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University.

Faith C. Hensrud (1997)* Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Outreach and Associate Professor, Educational Administration; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Green Bay; M.A., College of St. Scholastica; Ed.D., University of Minnesota.

Susan M. Holm (1999) Student Services Program Manager, McNair Scholars Program; B.A., M.A., University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Sheryl Homan (1996) Outreach Program Manager II, Center for Continuing Education/Extension; B.S., University of Minnesota; M.A., College of St. Scholastica.

Josh Horky (2007) Associate Research Specialist, Lake Superior Research Institute; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Kathleen Hubbard (2009)* Assistant Professor, Art Education; B.A., Whitworth College; M.A., College Instruction in Art; M.F.A., Washington State University, Pullman; Ph.D., Union Institute & University.

Richard Hudelson (1995)* Professor, Philosophy; B.A., DePauw University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Angie L. Hugdahl (2005) Student Services Program Manager II, Upward Bound Program; B.S., Bemidji State University; M.S.E., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Dianna Hunter (2000) Senior Lecturer, Women's Studies; B.A., Macalester College; M.A., Iowa State University.

Laura Jacobs (1998)* Associate Professor, Library Science, Information Literacy Librarian and Archivist; B.F.A., M.L.S., University of Minnesota, Duluth; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Gary W. Johnson (1991) Assistant Professor, First Nations Studies and Director, First Nations Center; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; M.Ed., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Jay R. Johnson (1998) Associate Professor, Health and Human Performance; B.S., University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse; M.S., University of Kansas; Ed.D, West Virginia University.

Joy K. Johnson (2002) Senior Administrative Specialist, Chancellor's Office; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Marshall Johnson (1994)* Professor, Sociology; B.A., University of Illinois; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Brett Jones (2007) Assistant Professor, Percussion; B.M.E., University of Colorado; M.M., D.M.A., Texas Tech University.

Tara Kachgal (2009) Assistant Professor, Media Communication; B.S., University of Illinois; M.A., Southern Illinois University Carbondale; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Heather Kahler (2005) Lecturer, Student Support Services; B.S., B.A.S., M.S., University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Kimberly K. Kelly (2007) Associate Development Skills Specialist, Student Support Services; B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Gary N. Keveles (1986)* Professor, Criminal Justice (Legal Studies), and Director, Criminal Justice Program; B.A., M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany.

Bruce A. Kibler (2008) Assistant Professor, Management; B.A., M.A., University of Maryland;  M.A.S., Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., Matej Bel University.

Jenice Kienzle (2009) Administrative Program Manager I; First Year Experience Program and GEARS Program; B.S., M.A., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Steven Kirk (2006) Administrative Program Manager I, Campus Recreation (Wessman Arena); B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.S., Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Christina Kline (1998) Outreach Program Manager I, Continuing Education/Extension; B.A., University of Minnesota.

Emily Kluess (2008) Associate Instructional Specialist, Upward Bound Program; B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Tatiana Kornstad (2008) Associate Student Services Specialist, International Programs; B.A., Moscow State University.

Ryan Kreuser (1999) Director, University Housing; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

David F. Kroll (1989) Athletic Trainer and Assistant Professor, Health and Human Performance; B.A., Carthage College; M.A., East Carolina University.

Terri A. Kronzer (2001)* Associate Professor, Educational Administration, and Certification Officer and Field Experience, and Interim Chair, Department of Educational Leadership; B.A., University of Minnesota, Duluth; J.D., William Mitchell College of Law.

Wendy Kropid (1996)* Associate Professor, English Education; B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona.

John A. Kunz (1998) Outreach Program Manager II, Center for Continuing Education/Extension; B.S., M.S.Ed., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

James W. Lane (1994)* Professor, Chemistry; B.S., Western Illinois University; Ph.D., Iowa State University.

Lisa Larson (2004) Senior Information Processing Consultant, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning; M.S.Ed., Ed.D., Teacher's College, Columbia University.

Daniel L. Laughlin (2004) Women's Hockey Coach, Athletics; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Jill Laughlin (2006) Controller, B.S., University of Minnesota; M.B.A., University of Minnesota, Duluth. 

Kim LeBard-Rankila (1991) Senior Lecturer, Health and Human Performance; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.Ed., University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Uwe Leck (2006) Associate Professor, Mathematics; Diploma, Ernest Moritz Arndt University; Ph.D., Free University of Berlin; Habilitation, University of Rostock.

Stacy M. Leno (2007) Information Processing Consultant, Technology Services; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Dan Levings, (2008) Associate Research Specialist, Lake Superior Research Institute; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Xingbo Li (2007) Assistant Professor, Chinese; B.A., Sichuan Institute of Foreign Languages; M.A., Jinan University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Carol A. Lindberg (1982) Environmental Health and Safety Manager; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M. Ind. Safety, University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Kristen Lindquist (2003) Assistant Professor, Library Science; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Susan E. Loonsk (1987)* Professor, Visual Arts, Art Therapy, and Ecopsychology; B.A., Wesleyan University; M.F.A., Columbia University; M.A., New York University; MATP - Ecopsychology, Naropa University.

ElizaBeth Lyden (2009) Marketing Specialist, Distance Learning Center/Continuing Education and Extension; B.A., University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Shaun M. Lynch (1999) Professor, Information Technology and Systems; B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D., North Dakota State University.

Mark MacLean (2004) Student Services Coordinator, International Programs; B.S. Nebraska Wesleyan University; M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Lisa Madewell (2004) Senior Lecturer, Physics; M.S., University of Arkansas.

Vicki Fingalson Madison (2008) Assistant Professor, Voice; B.M., Concordia College; M.M. University of Colorado at Boulder; D.M.A., University of Minnesota.

Peggy VanLeirsburg Marciniec (2001)* Associate Professor, Reading; B.S.Ed., Illinois State University; M.S.Ed., Ed.D., Northern Illinois University.

Thomas P. Markee (1974) Associate Scientist, Lake Superior Research Institute; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Christopher L. Markwood (2006) Provost, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Dean of Faculties, and Professor of Political Science; B.S., Southwest Baptist University; M.A., University of Missouri; Ph.D., University of Missouri.

Jess McCullough (2009) Associate Student Services Specialist, Student Support Services; B.A., College of St. Scholastica; M.A. Marquette University.

Alan W. Miller (1994) Senior University Relations Specialist; B.A., Northern Illinois University.

Ann Miller (2007) Associate Student Services Coordinator, Student Involvement; B.A., University of Minnesota, Duluth; M.Ed., Iowa State University.

James L. Miller (2004) Senior Administrative Program Specialist, Institutional Research; B.S., Northland College.

Gregory Kehl Moore (1997) Professor, Music; B.M., University of Missouri-Kansas City; M.M., University of Cincinnati; D.M.A., University of Texas at Austin.

Richard Moran (2009) Senior Lecturer, Business and Economics; B.S., University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana; M.B.A., University of Oregon.

Edmund Morgan (2006) Coach, Baseball, and Advisor, Admissions; B.A., College of St. Scholastica.

William P. Morgan (1965)* Professor, Visual Arts; B.F.A., Washington University; M.F.A., University of Colorado; PHD (ABD), Ohio State University.

Donald Mulhern (2006) Coach, Women's Basketball, and Lecturer, Health and Human Performance; B.S., Winona State University; M.S., University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Melissa Nelsen (1996)* Associate Professor, Chemistry; B.S.Ed., Missouri Southern College; Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Steven E. Nelson (2004), Athletic Director, B.S., University of Minnesota College of Education.

Paul Nisius (2003) Coach, Track and Cross-Country, Athletics; B.B.A., B.A., University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Debra L. Nordgren (1989)* Interim Director, Jim Dan Hill Library, Associate Professor, Library Science, and Technical Services Librarian, Chair, Department of Writing, Reading, and Library Science; B.A., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; M.A., University of Denver; M.S.E., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Peter D. Nordgren (1987)* Associate Professor, Library Science, and Associate Dean for Distance Learning and Continuing Education; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Stout; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Brent L. Notbohm (2001)* Associate Professor, Media Communications; B.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; M.F.A., Syracuse University.

Thomas Notton (1996) Senior Lecturer, Media Communications; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.S., Syracuse University.

Mark Nutt (2008) Outreach Specialist, Small Business Development Center; B.F.A., University of Michigan; M.F.A., The State University of New York at Buffalo.

Connie O'Brien, Lecturer, Business and Economics; B.A., College of St. Scholastica; M.B.A., University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Susan O'Halloran (1986) Researcher, Lake Superior Research Institute, and Outreach Program Manager, Center for Continuing Education/Extension; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.S., University of Minnesota.

T. Reilly O'Halloran (1998) American Disability Coordinator, and Manager of TRIO Programs, and Director, Student Support Services; B.S., M.S.Ed, University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Lee Parker (1999), Assistant Director, Admissions; B.S. University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Kristine Patterson (2006) Assistant Director, Intramural Sports (Campus Recreation); B.S., University of Wisconsin-Stout.

Joel Peterson (2005) Recreation Specialist, Campus Recreation; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Eleni Pinnow (2009) Assistant Professor, Psychology; B.A., St. Olaf  College; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton.

Victor Piotrowski (1995)* Professor, Mathematics and Computer Science; M.A., Wroclaw University; Ph.D., North Dakota State University.

Roger Plachta (2001) Coach, Softball and Golf, Athletics.

Stewart A. Platner (1977)* Professor, Theatre; B.A., St. Norbert College; M.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Anne E. Podgorak (1987) Director, Financial Aid; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.A., College of St. Scholastica.

Christine N. Polkinghorne (1997) Senior Research Specialist, Lake Superior Research Institute; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.S., University of Minnesota. 

Kelsey Prihoda (2009) Assistant Researcher, Lake Superior Research Institute; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.S., Iowa State University.

Jeanette Pucheu (2009) Assistant Professor, Spanish; B.A., University of California-Davis; M.A. New York University in Madrid; Ph.D., University of California-Davis.

Catherine Pulkinen (2006)* Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Stout; M.S.E., University of Wisconsin-Superior; Ed.D., University Minnesota.

Kathryn Pykkonen (2009) Student Services Program Manager II (Career Services), Campus Life; B.A., Western International University; M.S.E., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Kenneth H. Raihala (1986) Facilities Engineer (Assistant to Director, Facilities Management); B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Daniel Rau (2000) Vessel Captain (Lab Manager I) and Senior Research Specialist, Lake Superior Research Institute; B.S., University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Julianne Raymond (2000) Outreach Program Manager II, Small Business Development Center; B.A., University of Minnesota; M.B.A., Carlson School of Management.

Charles J. Reichert (1977)* Professor, Accounting; B.S., M.S.T., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.S., Colorado State University; C.P.A.

Raychel A. Haugrud Reiff (1990)* Professor, English; B.A., Concordia College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Utah.

Tammi Reijo (2001) Senior Information Manager, Financial Aid; B.S., Northland College.

Raymond Reinertsen (1993) Senior Lecturer, Health and Human Performance; B.S., State University of New York; M.S., Russell Sage College.

Rhoda D. Robinson (1996)* Associate Professor, Special Education, and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Graduate Studies; B.A., Emory University; M.Ed., University of Illinois; M.Ed., Harvard University; Ed.D., University of St. Thomas.

Steven J. Rosenberg (2001) Associate Professor, Mathematics; B.S., California Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Ohio State University.

Tonya Roth (2008) Director of Admissions; B.S., University of Minnesota-Duluth.

Monica Roth Day (2007) Assistant Professor, Social Work; B.A., University of Iowa; M.S.W., Ed.D., University of Minnesota.

Vaughn N. Russom (1991) Director of Bookstore Operations; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.B.A., University of Phoenix.

Yvonne Rutford (2002) Senior Lecturer, English; B.A., University of Minnesota, Duluth; M.F.A., Goddard College.

Heidi Saillard (2000) Research Specialist, Lake Superior Research Institute; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Maureen Salzer (2000)* Associate Professor, English, and Coordinator of First Year Writing; B.A., State University of New York at Plattsburgh; M.A., Northeastern University; Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Cherie A. Sawinski (1995) Student Services Program Manager II, International Programs; B.A., University of Minnesota; M.Ed., St. Mary's University.

Heidi Schaefer (2005) Research Specialist, Lake Superior Research Institute; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Deborah Davis Schlacks (1996)* Professor, English and Coordinator of Writing Across the Curriculum; B.A., Baylor University; M.A., Ph.D., Texas Woman's University.

Kurt L. Schmude (1992) Assistant Professor, Biology, and Senior Scientist, Lake Superior Research Institute; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Mary J. Schoeler (2007) Assistant Vice Chancellor for Instructional and Information Technology and Chief Information Officer; A.S., Alexandria Technical College; B.S., Indiana Wesleyan University; M.A., Purdue University.

Jill R. Schoer (1997) Assistant Chancellor for University Advancement; B.A., Buena Vista College.

Cecilia E. Schrenker (1979)* Professor, Reading; B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Ball State University.

Jeffrey A. Schuldt (2001) Associate Professor, Biology; B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Dawn Schulze (2008) Student Services Program Manager II (Coordinator of Student Health Services), Campus Life; B.A., College of St. Scholastica; M.S.E., University of Wisconsin-Superior; Psy.D., University of St. Thomas.

Chad H. Scott (1994)* Professor, Mathematics; B.A., Concordia College; M.S., North Dakota State University; Ph.D, Syracuse University.

Ralph W. Seelke (1989)* Professor, Biology; B.S., Clemson University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

James Shelquist (2001) Outreach Specialist, Distance Learning Center; B.S., Bemidji State University; M.A., University of Kentucky.

William F. Simpson (2005) Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology; B.S., Springfield College; Ed.M., Boston University School of Education; Ph.D., University of Toledo.

Joel M. Sipress (1994)* Professor, History; B.A., Princeton University; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Trisha Skajewski (2006) Associate Development Specialist; B.A., University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Nicholas Sloboda (1999)* Professor, English, and Chair, Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; B.A. University of Alberta; M.A., Ph.D., McGill University.

Scott A, Smith (2009) Senior Lecturer, Speech Communication; B.A., University of Minnesota, Duluth; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Mark B. Spitzer (2008)* Assistant Professor, Theatre; B.A., University of North Dakota; M.F.A., Minnesota State University-Mankato.

Priscilla E. Starratt (1994)* Professor, History; B.A., Smith College; M.A., University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.; Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Daniel Stauber (1998) Coach, Men's Hockey, and Athletics Marketing Director; B.S., M.S.Ed., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Norma J. Stevlingson (1975)* Professor, Music; B.M., M.M., University of Michigan; D.M.A., University of North Texas.

Richard D. Stewart (1999) Professor, Transportation and Logistics Management, and Director, Transportation and Logistics Research Center; B.S., United States Merchant Marine Academy; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Green Bay; Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Shevaun Stocker (2006) Assistant Professor, Psychology; B.S., University of Florida; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Barton Sutter (1999) Senior Lecturer, English; B.A., Southwest State University; M.A., Syracuse University.

Matthew TenEyck (2001) Associate Researcher, Lake Superior Research Institute, and Lecturer, Biology; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.S., Oklahoma State University.

Gloria I. Toivola (1970)* Professor, Political Science; B.A., Hamline University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Rochester.

Marilyn Toscano (1989) Senior Lecturer, Mathematics; B.A., M.S.T., University of Wyoming.

Gregory P. Trudeau (1988) Professor, Accounting, and Chair, Department of Business and Economics; B.A., M.B.A., St. Thomas College; C.P.A., C.M.A., C.I.A., Ed.D., University of Minnesota.

Yunhong "Tom" Tu (2006) Information Processing Consultant, Distance Learning Center; B.A. Jiang Xi Normal University; M.Ed., South Dakota State University; Ed.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Shin-Ping Liu Tucker (2004) Associate Professor, Information Technology and Systems; B.A., Tunghai University; M.S., Ph.D., University of North Texas.

Yvonne Vainio (1997) Minority Student Services Specialist, Multicultural Affairs; B.A., University of Minnesota.

Mary Lee Vance (2001)* Student Services Program Manager III, Center for Academic Advising and Disability Resources; B.A., M.Ed., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Sue Walberg (2003) Senior Lecturer, Theatre; B.S., M.A., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Susan C. Wallgren (1993) Associate Outreach Specialist, Center for Continuing Education/Extension; B.A., University of Minnesota; M.Ed., College of St. Scholastica.

Michael A. Waxman (1997)* Professor, Chemistry; M.S., Novosibirsk Electric Engineering Institute; Ph.D., Tel Aviv University.

Jon S. Wojciechowski (1978); Senior Student Services Coordinator, Center for Academic and Disability Resources; B.S., M.A., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Jay Wolterstorff (1992) Associate Professor and Program Coordinator, Social Work; B.S., University of Minnesota; M.S.W., Richmond Professional Institute.

George H. Wright (1987)* Professor, Legal Studies; B.A., Concordia College; M.A., Columbia University; J.D., Valparaiso University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

W. Pope Wright (1983)* Professor, Visual Arts; B.A., Roosevelt University; M.S., Illinois Institute of Technology.

Emeriti Faculty Top of Page

Bernhard Abrahamsson, Ph.D., Economics

Donald Bahnick, Ph.D., Chemistry

Karen Bahnick, Ph.D. Economics and German

Diane Balko, M.M., Music

Harris L. Balko, M.A., Music

Michael R. Ball, Ph.D., Sociology

Lowell W. Banks, M.E., Registrar, Education

Wyatt W. Belcher, Ph.D., History

David Beran, D.A, Mathematics

Gordon O. C. Besch, Ph.D., Physics

Joan Bischoff, Ph.D., English

Thomas A. Bumgardner, D.M.A., Music

Bob Carmack, M.A., Library Science

Richard D. Carter, Ph.D., Educational Administration

Donavon E. Coleman, Ed.D., Education

Robert Comstock, M.Ed., Director of Financial Aid

Gail Craig, Ed.D., Teacher Education

John R. Cumming, Ph.D., Educational Administration

Timothy Cummings, Ph.D., Chemistry

Donald M. Dailey, M.S., Physics

Rhea S. Das, Ph.D., Psychology

Donald W. Davidson, Ph.D., Biology

Edmond B. Dennery, Ph.D., Biology

Albert B. Dickas, Ph.D., Geology

Francis Florey, Ph.D., Mathematics

Roger D. Forseth, Ph.D., English

Noel Francisco, Ph.D., Sociology

Dorothy M. Gott, M.A.T., English

George E. Gott, M.A., English

James E. Graham, M.A., Business and Economics

James R. Grittner, M.F.A., Visual Arts

Barbara Hamann, Ph.D., Health and Human Performance

Joseph B. Hampton, Ph.D., Political Science

Richard A. Hanson, Ed.D., Education

Delores M. Harms, Ph.D., Counseling

Thomas C. Hartman, Ph.D., Mediterranean Studies

John C. Haugland, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, History

Joan C. Hedrick, M.S., Physical Education

Richard H. Heim, M.S., Library Science

James A. Holter, M.S., Education

Joseph W. Horton, Ph.D., Chemistry

Bernard O. Hughes, Ed.D., Education

Barbara L. Johnson, Ed.D., Business Administration

Carl C. Johnson, M.S.L.S., Librarian

Robert E. Jordan, Ph.D., Accounting

Albert M. Katz, Ph.D., Communicating Arts

Darol L. Kaufmann, Ph.D., Biology

Rosemary Keefe, Ph.D., English

Paul D. Keeney, Ph.D., Educational Administration

Paul J. Kending, M.S.T., Communicating Arts

Charles D. Kenney, Ph.D., Political Science

Robert D. Krey, Ph.D., Education

Paul W. Lukens, Jr., Ph.D., Biology

Velma J. MacMillan, Ph.D., Education

O. Gayle Manion, Ph.D., Director of Continuing Education, Communicating Arts

Larry Martin, Ph.D., Social Work

Ronald V. Mershart, Ph.D., History

Frank H. Meyer, M.A., Physics

Karl Meyer, Ph.D., Chancellor

Nancy M. Minahan, Ph.D., Psychology

Karl T. A. Moravek, M.Ed., Director of Career Planning and Placement

Robert D. Morden, Ph.D., Biology

Dom A. Moselle, M.S., Physical Education

John D. Munsell, M.A., Communicating Arts

Gladyce Nahbenayash, M.S., First Nations Studies

Edwin A. Nash, Ph.D., Business and Economics

George O. Parker, Ed.D., Business and Economics

Walter C. Prentice, Ph.D., Education

Roger L. Prescott, Ph.D., Health and Human Performance

Mary Pulford, Ph.D., Anthropology

Patrick J. Quinn, Ph.D., Finance

Joseph W. Pritchard, M.S.L.S., Library

James R. Rainaldo, M.E., Director of Student Life and Auxiliary Services, Education

Kenneth L. Redding, Ed.D., Education

Ronald K. Roubal, Ph.D., Chemistry

John J. Rusch, Ed.D., Education

Gary L. Sherman, Ph.D., Psychology

Myron O. Schneiderwent, Ed.D., Physics

William A. Swenson, Ph.D., Biology

Winnifred J. Taylor, Ph.D., Counselor Education

Lydia C. Thering, Ed.D., Physical Education

Robert G. Trauba, Ed.D., Education

Richard Walker, Ed.D., Education

Michael J. Wallschlaeger, Ph.D., Educational Administration

Donald G. Weyers, M.A., Mathematics

Paul L. Williams, Ph.D., Mathematics

Robert D. Williams, Ph.D., English

UW-Superior Alumni Association Top of Page

David Anderson, Chair, Malone, Wis.          

Brad Lindahl, Vice Chair, Glendora, Calif.

Jerry Pickar, Immediate Past Chair, Lynnwood, Wash.

Tom Fennessey, Secretary/Treasurer, Superior, Wis.

Board of Directors         

Steve Bergquist, Gilbert, Ariz.       

Logan Campa, Hutchinson, Minn.

Tom Culbert, Alexandria, Virg.

Donna Dahlvang, Wrenshall, Minn.

Stephanie Hilton, Madison, Wis.

Paul Kienitz, Merrill, Wis.

Susan Larson, La Crescent, Minn.

John McNeil, Waunakee, Wis.

David Moen, Burnsville, Minn.

Jamie Nauman, Duluth, Minn.

Brent Opall, Minneapolis, Minn.

Gayle Wahner, Superior, Wis.

Stephanie Wainionpaa, Superior, Wis.

Emeritus Board Members

Gary Banker, Superior, Wis.

Ann Marie Novack, Superior, Wis.

Ex-Officio

Thomas Bergh, Director of Alumni Relations

UW-Superior Foundation Inc. Top of Page

Board of Directors

Mark Casper, Chair, Superior, Wis

Kristin Watson, Vice Chair, Coralville, Iowa

Connie Peterson, Board Treasurer, Denver, Colo.

Rhonda Rushing, Secretary, Sun Prairie, Wis.

John Berchild, Superior, Wis.

John Bremer, Clermont, Fla. (Emeritus)

Roderic Campbell, Superior, Wis. (Emeritus)

Orvin Clark, Duluth, Minn.

Steven DeVinck, Superior, Wis.

Marjorie Echter, Southport, N.C.

Debra King, Solon Springs, Wis.

Adam Maier, Roseville, Minn.

Emile Mathis, Racine, Wis.

Douglas McCoy, Woodbridge, Virg.

Janet Mohn, Burnsville, Minn.

Chuck Nelson, Stuart, Fla.

Estelle Rochman, Clayton, Mo.

Rhonda Rushing, Sun Prairie, Wis.

Avram Segall, Clifton N.J.

James Swenson, Dana Point, Calif. (Emeritus)

Lydia Thering, Duluth, Minn. (Emeritus)

Kristin Watson, Coralville, Iowa

Michael Welch, Superior, Wis. 

Ex-Officio Foundation Board Members

Julius Erlenbach, Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Superior


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