Faculty/Staff Profiles

Cathy Fank

Cathy Fank

First Year at UWS: 2000
Area: Communicating Arts Department
Program: Theatre
We have brought 23 students from theatre camp camp to campus, not necessarily as theater majors, but as students.”
Kristen Jasperson

Kristen Jasperson

Area: World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Department
Program: English
I remember when I was a student and my advisor was so helpful. I never left there with questions and I always knew my next step. I wanted to be like that as an advisor.”
Gloria Eslinger

Gloria Eslinger

Area: Visual Arts Department
Program: Art Therapy
Courses include Art Therapy Fundamentals, Practicum, Painting, Multi-Modal Art Therapy, Expressive Arts for Change and Research.
John Paul

John Paul

Area: Educational Leadership Department
Program: Counseling
Classes have included: Family Counseling, Family Group Systems, Behavior Modification, Group Counseling, Counseling and Human Sexuality, Career Counseling, Pre-practicum and Practicum.
Mary Lee-Nichols

Mary Lee-Nichols

First Year at UWS: 2011
Area: Educational Leadership Department
Program: Teacher Education - Middle and High School
Throughout this campus, I am grateful to be surrounded by some of the most thoughtful, smart and caring students and colleagues I have ever known.
Eleni Pinnow

Eleni Pinnow

First Year at UWS: 2009
Area: Human Behavior, Justice and Diversity Department
Program: Psychology
I feel really proud of working here and really proud of my students.
Jamie White-Farnham

Jamie White-Farnham

First Year at UWS: 2011
Area: Writing and Library Science Department
Program: Writing
I strive to assign projects that contribute to students' success at school, work and in every endeavor they undertake.
Timothy Cleary

Timothy Cleary

Area: Visual Arts Department
Program: Art (Visual Arts)
The taste of victory is addictive. I try to make sure that learning experiences are individually relevant and involve overcoming challenges.
Serguei Bezroukov

Serguei Bezroukov

First Year at UWS: 1999
Area: Mathematics and Computer Science Department
Program: Computer Science
Besides his teaching duties, Dr. Bezroukov conducts research in the area of discrete mathematics and microcontroller applications.
Erin Aldridge

Erin Aldridge

First Year at UWS: 2003
Area: Music Department
Program: Music
I love my department. We all work really well together, and we have really great students.
Lorena Rios Mendoza

Lorena Rios Mendoza

First Year at UWS: 2010
Area: Natural Sciences Department
Program: Chemistry
Teaching brings me profound satisfaction.
Ephraim Nikoi

Ephraim Nikoi

First Year at UWS: 2010
Area: Communicating Arts Department
Program: Communicating Arts - Communication
I've taken advantage of a lot of opportunities to grow as an intellectual and an academic.
Sarah LaChance Adams

Sarah LaChance Adams

First Year at UWS: 2011
Area: Social Inquiry Department
Program: Philosophy
A lot of students come here and still think of themselves as kids. They don't realize they have the power to make the world better.