2012-2014 Catalog

2012-2014 Graduate Catalog

Faculty and Staff Directory

Sarah Lachance Adams (2011) Assistant Professor, Philosophy; M.A., University of Oregon and Seattle University; Ph.D., University of Oregon.

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.

Harry Anderson (2008) Associate Recreation Specialist, Campus Recreation; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

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.

Kalene Arvidson-Hicks (2010) Administrative Program Manager I, Academic Affairs and Outreach; B.A., Bethel College; J.D., Hamline University School of Law.

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

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) 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 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 (1984) Outreach Program Manager II, Center for Continuing Education/Extension; B.A., University of Colorado; M.S., Murray State University.

Randy Barker (2011) Counselor, Student Health and Counseling Services; B.S., M.S.E., University of Wisconsin-Superior

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

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

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

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

Jennifer L. Bird (2001) Director of New Student Services, Campus Life; B.S., M.S.E., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

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.

Kenna Bolton Holz (2010) Assistant Professor, Psychology; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University.

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

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

Andy Breckenridge (2010) Assistant Provessor, Geology; B.S., Perdue University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

LeAnne Brown (2010) Policy & Planning Analyst, Instructional Research & Planning, M.A. Mankato State University.

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.

Carolyn Caffrey (2011) Assistant Professor, Library Science & Reference Librarian; B.A., University of California.

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.

Amy Carpenter (2011) Associate Student Services Coordinator, Educational Leadership; M.S., Walden University.

Chris Cherry (2011) Director of Academic Advising, Enrollment Management; M.A., Ph.D., Texas A&M 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.

Mary Churchill (2011) Assistant Professor, Teacher Education; B.A., University of Minnesota-Duluth; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior; Ph.D., Capella University.

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.

Peter Cook (2011) Assistant Professor, Physics; B.S., Calvin College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Ella M. Cross (1990)* Associate 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 (1987)* 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) Financial Aid Director; B.B.A., M.B.A., 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.E., 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.

Virginia Donovan (2010) Assistant Professor, French; B.A., Concordia; M.A., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., Ohio State University.

Diane Douglas (2010) Registrar, Registrar's Office; A.A.S., Rochester Community College; B.S., Winona State University; M.A., College of St. Scholastica; Ph.D., University of Idaho.

Glen Drexler (2004) Head Coach, Athletics; B.A., Bemidji State University.

Eric Edwards (2010) Assistant Professor, Sociology; B.A., Gonzaga University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Oregon.

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

Amy Eliot (2008) Associate Researcher Specialist, 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.

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)* Associate 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., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

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

Tammy R. Fanning (1994) Student Services Program Manager III, 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.

Michele Fitch (2008) Assistant Director, University Housing, Resident Life; B.S. University of Wisconsin-Stout; M.S. Minnesota State University.

Debra Fobbe (2010) Associate Research Specialist, Lake Superior Research Institute; B.S. University of Wisconsin-Superior.

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.

Julie Gard (2011) Assistant Professor, Writing; B.A., Grinnel College; M.F.A., University of Minnesota.

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

Jon Garver (2011) Associate Development Specialist, Athletics; B.S., M.A., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

James Geidner (2007)* Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education; 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.

Shannon Gilligan (2011) Associate Student Services Specialist, First Year Experience and Career Services; B.A., University of Minnesota; M.A., University of St. Thomas.

Lynn Goerdt (2011) Assistant Professor, Social Work; B.S., University of  Oregon; M.A., University of Minnesota-Duluth.

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., 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.

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.

Deborah Harrison (2011) Assistant Professor, Reading; B.S., Indiana University; M.A. Ed., Ph.D., Ball State University.

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 (1995)* Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Dean of Faculties and Associate Professor, Educational Administration; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Green Bay; M.A., College of St. Scholastica; Ed.D., University of Minnesota.

Paul Hlina (2006) Associate Research, Lake Superior Research Institute; M.S. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Susan M. Holm (1999) Student Services Program Manager II, 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-Minneapolis; M.A., College of St. Scholastica.

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.

Merose Hwang (2010) Assistant Professor, Asian History; B.A., University of Colorado; M.A., Yonsi University; Ph.D., University of Toronto.

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

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.

David Johnson (2010) Assistant Professor, Finance; B.S., San Jose State University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee.

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

Jared Johnson (2010) Recreation Specialist, Campus Life/Campus Recreation; University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse; M.S. Ed., University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse.

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., M.S., University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Kimberly K. Kelly (2007) Associate Development Skills Specialist, Student Support Services; B.S., Northern Arizona University-Flagstaff; 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.

Steven Kirk (2003) Administrative Program Manager I, Campus Recreation (Wessman Arena); B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.S., Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Christina Kline (1998) Associate Advisor, Distance Learning Center; B.A., University of Minnesota; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Carol Knoble (2011) Associate Advisor, International Programs; B.A., Indiana University.

Kohlts, Leah (2011) Associate Marketing Specialist, University Relations; B.A. University of Minnesota.

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)* Professor, English Education; B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Daniel Kuzlik (2012) Outreach Specialist, Distance Learning Center/Continuing Education; B.S., M.S. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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 (2002) Women's Hockey Coach, Athletics; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

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

Uwe Leck (2005) Associate Professor, Mathematics; Diploma, Ernest Moritz Arndt University; Ph.D., Free University of Berlin; Habilitation, University of Rostock.

Mary Lee-Nichols (2011) Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership; B.A., Western State College of Colorado; M.S. University of Southern Maine.

Stacy M. Leno (2007) Information Processing Consultant, Technology Services; 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.

Daniel Lisdahl, III (2011) Associate Research Specialist, Lake Superior Research Institute; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

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.

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

Michael Maguire (2010) Assistant Professor, Ceramics; M.A., University of Iowa.

Daniela Mansbach (2011) Assistant Professor, Political Theory; B.A., Ben Gurion University; M.A., Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Ph.D., The New School for Social Research.

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

Juli Martin (2011) Associate Student Services Specialist, Registrar's Office; M.S.E., Texas Tech University.

Susan Masterson (2011) Assistant Professor, Teacher Education/Coordinator of Teacher Preparation; B.S. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Lisa Mattsson (2010) Outreach Specialist, Continuing Education; B.S., M.S., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; J.D. Drake University.

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

Terry McGlasson (2010) Assistant Professor, Counseling; B.S., California State University; M.A., Western Seminary; Ph.D., Oregon State University.

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

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.

Constance Moeller (2010) Associate Academic Librarian, Library, B.S., University of Minnesota-Duluth; M.S., St. Cloud State University.

Stephanie Monson (2011) Student Services Coordinator, Campus Life; M.S.E., University of Wisconsin-Superior; B.A., College of St. Scholastica.

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, III (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 (1986), Athletic Director, B.S., University of Minnesota College of Education.

Ephraim Nikoi (2010) Assistant Professor, Speech Communication; Ph.D., Ohio University.

Debra L. Nordgren (1989)* Director, Jim Dan Hill Library, Associate Professor, Library Science, and Technical Services Librarian, Chair, Department of Writing 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 (1984) Senior Lecturer, Media Communications; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.S., Syracuse University.

Christopher O'Connor (2011) Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice; B.A., M.A., Carleton University; Ph.D., University of Calgary.

Susan O'Halloran (1986) Coastal Training Program Coordinator, Lake Superior Natural Estuarine Research Reserve; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.S., University of Minnesota.

T. Reilly O'Halloran (1998) Director, Student Support Services; B.S., M.S.E., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

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

John Paul (2010) Assistant Professor, Counseling; B.S., Bemidji State University; M.S.E., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Dylan Pforr (2011) Associate Instructional Specialist; B.S., M.A., Minnesota State University-Moorhead.

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

Roger Plachta (2001) Coach, Women's Softball, Athletics

Karen Plass (2010) Instructional Program Manager II, Distance Learning/Continuing Education; B.A., M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Christine N. Polkinghorne (1997) Assistant Researcher, Lake Superior Research Institute; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.S., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.

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.

Kathryn Pykkonen (2009)* Director, Career Planning & Placement, Campus Life; B.A., Western International University; M.S.E., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Daniel Rau (2000) Vessel Captain, Lab Manager I; Lake Superior Research Institute; B.S., M.S.E., 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.

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

Deanna Regan (2010) Assistant Researcher, Lake Superior Research Institute; B.S. University of Michigan.

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

Kristen Riker-Coleman (2008) Assistant Professor, Geology; B.A., College of Wooster, Ohio; M.S., Ohio State University; Ph.D., University of MN-Twin Cities.

Lorena Rios Mendoza (2010) Assistant Professor, Chemistry; B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University Automous Baja California, Mexico.

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., St. Scholastica.

Monica Roth Day (1996) 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) Assistant Professor, 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.

Carrie Sanda (2011) Associate Outreach Specialist, Lake Superior Research Institute; B.S., M. Ed., University of Minnesota.

Cherie A. Sawinski (1995) Interim Director of International Education and Programs, Enrollment Management; B.A., University of Minnesota; M.A., St. Mary's University-Winona.

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.

RaLynn Schalzried (2011) Assistant Professor, Psychology; B.S., Baker University; M.A., University of Kansas; Ph.D., University of Kansas.

Kurt L. Schmude (1992) Associate 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.

Shon Schooler (2011) Associate Scientist, Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.S., Ph.D., Oregon 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.

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

Kenneth Shonk (2010) Assistant Professor, Social Studies Education; B.A., Humboldt State University; M.A., California State University-Fullerton; Ph.D., Marquette University.

William F. Simpson (2005) Associate Professor, 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.

Zamira Simkins (2011) Assistant Professor, Economics; B.A. Kyrgyz-Russian (Slavic) University; M.A. Missouri State University.

Matthew Siverling (2010) Student Services Specialist, Campus Recreation and Coach, Men's Basketball; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; M.S. University of Florida.

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.

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.

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

Jeanne Thompson (2011) Vice Chancellor, University Advancement; B.A., M.A., College of St. Scholastica.

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

Yunhong "Tom" Tu (2006) Assistant Professor, Writing & Library Science/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) Senior Student Services Specialist, Multicultural Affairs; B.A., University of Minnesota.

Alisa Von Hagel (2011) Assistant Professor, Political Science; B.A., Concordia University Chicago; M.A., Loyola University; Ph.D, Northern Illinois University.

Renee Wachter (2011) Chancellor and Professor, Business and Economics; B.S. University of Kansas; Ph.D., Indiana University.

Robert Waksdahl (2011) Controller, Business Services; B.S., University of Minnesota-Duluth.

Sandra Wallgren (2011) Associate Advisor, Educational Leadership; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.Ed., University of Minnesota-Duluth.

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

Jamie White-Farnham (2011) Assistant Professor, English; B.A., M.A., Bridgewater State College; Ph.D., University of Rhode Island.

Lynne Williams (2010) Director of Public Information, University Relations; B.B.A, University of Minnesota-Duluth; M.A. College of St. Scholastica.

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 (1971)* Professor, Visual Arts; B.A., Roosevelt University; M.S., Illinois Institute of Technology.

*Graduate Faculty


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