Faculty

Robert Abkes, M.R.E.
Professor Emeritus, Music and Religion
Music and Religion


Natalie Hillman Alsop, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology
Psychology


Bob Alsop, Ph.D.
President
President's Office


Robert AuFrance, Ph.D.
Professor of Theatre, Director of Theatre, Fine Arts Administration
Theatre


Steven Bardwell, M.S.
Department Head, Online Faculty
Fire Science


Paul Bartelt, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology
Biology


Tim Bascom, M.F.A.
Director of Creative Writing, Assistant Professor of English
English


Cathleen Bascom, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor
Religion


Travis Beck
Sangkor Choir Director
Music


David Rask Behling, M.F.A.
Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the College
Humanities


Nick Benesh, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Psychology


Mitchell Berger, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Chemistry


Andriy Bezuhlyy, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Mathematics


Chad Brown, M.A.
Assistant Professor of Sport Management
Sport Management


Derrick Burton
Reference and Instruction Librarian
Library


John Carlson, M.R.E.
Professor Emeritus, English
English


Kristi Carlson
Professor Emeritus, Art
Art


Caroll Carson, M.A.
Professor Emeritus, Mathematics
Mathematics


Mark Clouse, M.A.
Instructor of Languages, Golf Program Director
Humanities


Gary Coombs, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor of Biology
Biology


David Damm, M.A.
Professor of Communications
Communications


Wayne Davis, Ph.D.
Chair of Criminal Justice Department
Criminal Justice Administration


Joel De Boer, M. Div.
Adjunct Professor
Business and Humanities


Mary Eggebraaten
Adjunct Instructor
English


Ronald Eide, M.A.
Professor Emeritus, Chemistry
Chemistry


Suzanne Falck-Yi, Ph.D.
Professor of English, Director of Honors College
English


Michael Farndale, M.A.
Associate Professor of Physics and Mathematics
Mathematics


Eric Franco, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
Education


Julienne Friday, M.A.
Professor of Sociology and Psychology
Sociology/Psychology


Michael Gatlin, M.S.
Assistant Professor of Wellness
Wellness


Charles Gavin, Th.D.
Professor Emeritus, Religion
Religion


James Hamre, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Religion and Philosophy
Religion and Philosophy


Joy Heebink, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Religion
Religion


Rebecca Hill, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Education
Education


Larry Hill, Ed.D.
Director of Business Online Program, Online and Residential Adjunct Professor
Online Learning


Joy Hong, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Mathematics


Wayne Johns, M.Ed.
Professor Emeritus, Mathematics
Mathematics


Dawn Johnson, M.B.A.
Professor of Business
Business and Economics


Mark Johnson, M.A.
Assistant Professor of CIS / Director of Institutional Research & Assessment
Computer Information Systems


Adrian Johnson, LL.D.
Professor Emeritus, Music
Music


Melissa Knudtson, B.M.E.
Adjunct Instructor of Piano
Music


Frank Kovach, M.B.A.
Professor Emeritus, Business
Business


Kristi Leonard, Ed.D., CWP
Associate Professor of Wellness/Department Chair
Wellness


Julia Maier, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Psychology


Kimberly Meyer, Ed.S.
Assistant Professor of Education
Education


LeAnn Nash, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English/Director of Writing Center
English


Mark Newcom, M.A.
Associate Professor of Communications, Director of Electronic Media
Communications


Tiffany Olson, M.F.A.
Associate Professor of Communications, Associate Dean of Assessment
Communications


Kristen Paul, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
Education


Kristin Pickett
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Administration
Criminal Justice Administration


Missy Reynolds, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Wellness
Wellness


John Robinson, M.B.A.
Professor of Business
Business and Economics


Cynthia E. Ryder, Ed. D.
Professor of Business-Sports Management
Business


James Scarry, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
History and Political Science


Timothy Schmidt, D.M.A.
Professor Emeritus, Music
Music


Andrea Searcy
Lab manager, Instructor
Biology


Robert Sherman, M.A.
Professor Emeritus, History
History


Steve Smith, M.Div.
Chair of Religion and Philosophy/Assistant Professor
Religion and Philosophy


David S. Sollish, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor of Theatre, Technical Director
Theatre


Jennifer Steinford
Library Director
Library


Stephanie Storby, M.A. Ed.
Assistant Director of Academic Support Programs/Disabilities Specialist
Academic Achievement Center for Excellence (AACE)


Dean Swenson, M.A.
Art Gallery Director and Instructor of Art
Art


Kristín Jónína Taylor, D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Music, Keyboard Area Coordinator
Music


Josh Thompson, D.M.A.
Director of Instrumental Activities, Assistant Professor of Music
Music


Kyle Torke, Ph.D.
Visiting Associate Professor
English


Shan Shan Wang, M.F.A.
Media Arts Instructor, Media Arts Specialist
Communications


Chris Ward, M.M.
Adjunct Instructor of Music, Percussion; Music Office Coordinator
Music


Glen Wegge, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Music
Music


Kristin Wempen, M.S.Ed.
Director of Academic Achievement Center/Disabilities Specialist
Academic Achievement Center for Excellence


Kay Wieck, M.Ed
Adjunct Instructor of Physical Education
Education


Sheila Willms, M.Ed.
Assistant Professor of Education
Education


Tina Wixom, M.B.A.
Assistant Professor of Business
Business