2014-2016 Catalog

2014-16 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.

Jordan K. Appicelli (2012) Associate Student Services Specialist, Admissions, B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.S., St. Cloud State University.

Michelle Arnhold (2009) Associate 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.

Kelly Beaster (2013) Associate Research Specialist, Lake Superior Research Institute.

Kimberly Beesley, (2012) Associate Research Specialist, Lake Superior Research Institute.

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

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

Kay Biga (1998) Assistant Professor, Department of Business and Economics; B.A., Carleton College; J.D., Hamline University School of Law; M.A.M., College of St. Scholastica.

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.

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

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

MaryJane Burdge (2013) Assitant Professor, Educational Leadership, Ph.D., Walden 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.

Janie Campbell (2014) Associate Student Services Specialist; B.A., The College of Saint Scholastica.

Mei Cao (2008) Associate Professor, Transportation and Logistics Management; Department of Business and Economics; B.A., Guangdong University of Foreign Studies; 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.

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

Beth M. Christopherson-Schorn (2013) Outreach Program Manager I, Distance Learning Center, M.S.E., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

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)* 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) Associate 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.

Elizabeth A. Desimone (2012) Associate Student Services manager, Student Center; B.S., M.S., State of University of New York College at Buffalo.

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.

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

Paul D. Eberhardt (2012) Student Services Specialist, Pre-College Programs; B.A., Winona State University; M.S., Virginia Commonwealth 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) Assistant Scientist, 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)* Associate Professor, Art Therapy; B.F.A., Minneapolis College of Art and Design; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

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) 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.

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.

Amy A. Flaig (2013) Associate Student Services Coordinator, Educational Leadership; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

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

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

Cheong Soon Gan (2013) Assistant Professor, Social Inquiry; M.A., University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley.

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

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

Steven Gebhard (2013) Associate Research Specialist, Lake Superior Research Institute, B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

James Geidner (2007)* Associate 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.

Esther Gieschen (2013) Outreach Program Manager, Continuing Education; B.A., M.A., College of St. Scholastica.

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.

Kristopher Glesener (2013) Senior Lecturer, Mathematics and Computer Science; B.A., St. John's University; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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

Elizabeth Grbavcich (2012) Senior Lecturer, Writing and Library Science; 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.

Xiaofeng Gu (2013) Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Computer Science; B.S., Xían Jiaotong University; M.S. Harbin Institute of Technology; Ph.D., West Virginia University, Morgantown.

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) 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.

Thomas P. Hansen (2013) Associate University Relations Specialist, University Relations; B.S., M.A., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

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

Faith C. Hensrud (1995)* Provost, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, and 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) Researcher, Lake Superior Research Institute; M.S. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

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.

Carl Joseph Huber (2013) Associate Student Services Coordinator, Veteran and Non-Traditional Student Center; B.A., Creighton University.

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

Carol Hulce (2010) Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership; B.S., Winona State University; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Stout.

Jayson Iwen (2011), Assistant Professor, Writing and Library Science; B.A., University of Wisconsin-Green Bay; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Laura Jacobs (1998)* Interim Library Director, 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) Associate Professor of Finance; Department of Business and Economics; 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.

Heather Kahler (2005) Senior Lecturer, Mathematics and computer Science; 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.

Jeffrey W. Kirschling (2014) Registrar, B.A. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

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

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

Leah Kohlts,  (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.

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, Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

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

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.

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) Associate 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.

Rubana Mahjabeen (2013) Assistant Professor of Economics; Department of Business and Economics; B.S., M.S., Dhaka University; M.S., Texas A&M University; Ph.D., University of Kansas.

Sakib Mahmud (2012) Assistant Professor of Economics; Department of Business and Economics; B.S. North South University; M.A., University of British Columbia; Ph.D., University of Wyoming.

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.

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.

Ryan Matara (2012) Director, Continuing Education; B.A., M.A., College of St. Scholastica.

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

Mark McCoon (2012) Assistant Professor of Accounting; Department of Business and Economics; B.B.A., University of Michigan; M.B.A., University of Detroit, Mercy; M.A., Auburn University; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi.

John McCormick (2013) Senior Lecturer, Writing and Library Science; B.A. University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse; M.A., Miami University.

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

Heather McGrew (2013) Senior Lecturer, Writing and Library Science; B.A., Bethel College; M.A. Illinois State University.

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

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

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.

Amit Mokashi (2012) Assistant Professor of Transportation and Logistics Management; Department of Business and Economics; B.S., Southampton, UK; M.S., John Moores University; Ph.D., University of Delaware.

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

John Paul Mueller (2014) Assistant Vice Chancellor, Enrollment Management; M.S. Capella 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.

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.

Brent S. Opall (2013) Assistant Professor of Management; Department of Business and Economics; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.A., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota-Minneapolis.

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.

Edie Plasch (2014) Assistant Professor of Accountin; Department of Business and Economics; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.B.A., College of St. Scholastica.

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

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

Kelsey Prihoda (2009) Associate 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 and Placement, Campus Life; B.A., Western International University; M.S.E., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Maureen E. Rappley-Larson (2012) Assistant Professor, Human Behavior, Justice and Diversity; M.S.W., University of Washington.

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.

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) Associate 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) Assistant Researcher, Lake Superior Research Institute; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Carrie Sanda (2011) 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.

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) 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.

Olivia J. Seifert (2012) Associate Advisor, Educational Leadership; B.A., University of Minnesota; M.A., Michigan State University.

Stacy Seminara (2013) Associate Student Services Coordinator, Career Services; B.A., M.S.W., University of Minnesota-Duluth.

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

Zamira Simkins (2011) Assistant Professor of Economics; Department of Business and Economics; B.S., Kyrgyz-Russian (Slavic) University; M.A., Missouri State University; Ph.D., American 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.

Samantha Singer (2013) Associate Development Specialist, University Relations; B.A., University of Minnesota-Duluth; M.S., Portland University.

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

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.

Angela Soderberg (2013) Associate Student Services Coordinator, Career Services; B.A., University of Minnesota-Duluth.

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.

Richard D. Stewart (1999) Chair and Professor of Transportation and Logistics Management; Department of Business and Economics; Director of 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) Associate 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; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Michelle M. Vinoski (2013) Associate Instructional Specialist, McNairs Scholars Program; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

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

Renée 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.

Michael J. White (2013) Associate Marketing Specialist, continuing Education; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

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

Thomas C. Wilkowske (2013) Associate Media Specialist, Communications; B.A., Univeristy of Minnesota-Duluth.

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

Farrah Wirtz (2013) Associate Instructional Specialist, Lake Superior Research Institute, B.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Delwin Norman Wright (2014) Associate Media Specialist, Distance Learning Center; B.S., Bemidji State University.

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.

Mary Erb Zimmerman (2013) Marketing Specialist, Distance Learning Center; B.S., Georgetown University.

Emily Jane Zobel (2013) Associate Institutional Planner, Institutional Effectiveness; B.A., University of Chicago.

*Graduate Faculty


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