University and Emeriti Faculty

UNIVERSITY FACULTY

Emily Appleton, Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies. MPAS, BA, University of Iowa

Amandeep Arora, Assistant Professor of Chemistry. PhD, Oklahoma State University; MS, Guru Nanak Dev University, India; BS, Panjab University, India

Bindu Balakrishnan, Assistant Professor of Neurophysiology. National Institute for Mental Health & Neurosciences, India; MS, Kasturba Medical College, India; BS, St. Aloysius College, India.

Charles Barland, Professor of Music and Head of Fine and Performing Arts Dept. PhD, University of Kansas; MA, University of Iowa; BA, Carroll College

Ben Bartels, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice. JD, Loyola University; BA, University of Iowa

Jonathan Barz, Professor of English and Head of Language & Literature Dept. PhD, University of Minnesota; MA Western Washington University; BS, Concordia College

Phil Baskerville, Teaching Specialist of Criminal Justice. MA, University of Northern Iowa; BS, Upper Iowa University

Jennifer Benson, Teaching Specialist of Mathematics and Education.  MAT, Webster University; BA, Maryville University

Sean Benson, Professor of English.  PhD, Saint Louis University; MA, BA, University of Iowa

Chad Biermeier, Assistant Professor of Education and Co-Head of Education Dept   EdD, Walden University; MS & BS, University of Wisconsin-Platteville

David Birkett, Assistant Professor of Business, MBA & BA, Xavier University

Katie Boyer, Assistant Professor of Education. MA & BA, Loras College

Angela Brandel, Associate Professor of Education. EdD, University of Wyoming; MA, Loras College; BS, Southwest State University

Becky Canovan, Reference & Instruction Librarian.  MA, University of Wisconsin-Madison; BA, Cornell College

Kevin Cattani, Associate Professor of Sport Marketing & Management. PhD, MS & BS, University of Florida

Carol Chesterman, Assistant Professor of Nursing. MSN, University of Iowa; BS, Upper Iowa University; RN, Finley Hospital School of Nursing

Elmer Colyer, Professor of Systematic Theology & Stanley Professor of Wesley Studies. PhD, Boston College; MDiv, University of Dubuque Theological Seminary; BS, University of Wisconsin-Platteville

James Cullen, Associate Professor of Digital art & Design.  MFA, The Academy of Art University; BA, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; BS, University of Wisconsin-Platteville

Ricardo Cunningham, Professor of Business and Head of Business Dept. PhD, Anderson University; MBA, Indiana Wesleyan University; BA, Anderson University

Christine Darr, Assistant Professor of World View Studies and Head of Philosophy, Politics & History Dept. PhD, University of Iowa, BA, Northwestern College

Christopher Doll, Director of Charles C. Myers Library.  MLIS, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; MA, Yonsei University Graduate School of International Studies, South Korea; BA, St. John’s University

Mary Emily Duba, Visiting Professor of Theology, Louisville Postdoctoral Fellowship. PhD, The University of Chicago Divinity School; MDiv, Yale Divinity School; BA, Seattle University

Dale Easley, Professor of Geology. PhD, MS University of Wyoming; BS Guilford College

Roger Ebertz, Professor of Philosophy & Religion. PhD, MA, University of Nebraska; MDiv, Fuller Theological Seminary; BA, Carleton College

Kristen Eby, Assistant Professor of Music. MM, University of Oregon; BA, Westmont College

Sara Ellert-Beck, Assistant Professor of Aviation. MS, Central Michigan University; BS, United States Air Force Academy

Pamela Fields, Director of the Bridge Program and Assistant Professor of Education. EdD, EdS, Drake University; MA, Clarke College; BA, Loras College

Daniel Fleming, Assistant Professor of Computer Studies. ABD, MDiv, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; MA, Trinity Graduate School; BS, Emmaus Bible College

Susan Forshey, Assistant Professor of Discipleship & Christian Formation. PhD, Boston University School of Theology; MDiv, St. John’s University; BA, Western Washington University

Tony Foster, Instructor of Aviation & Assistant Chief Flight Instructor. MAS Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, BS University of Dubuque

Kathleen Gansemer, Assistant Professor of Education. EdD, University of Northern Iowa; MA, Upper Iowa University; BS, Cleveland State University

Alan Garfield, Professor of Digital Art and Design and Head of Digital Art & Design Dept. MA, State University of New York‑Binghamton; BA, University of Iowa

Dennis George, Associate Professor of Business. MBA, University of Dubuque; BA, Loras College

Ken Godwin, Assistant Professor of Aviation.  MBA, BS, University of Dubuque

Corissa Goertzen, Assistant Professor of Mathematics. PhD, University of Iowa; MA, University of South Dakota; BA, Wartburg College

Michelle Grace, Assistant Professor of Communication. MAC, University of Dubuque; BA, Loras College

Henry Grubb, Professor of Psychology. PhD, MS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University; BS, Eastern Michigan University.

Kelly Grussendorf, Assistant Professor of Biology, PhD, University of Kansas,BA, Minnesota State-Morehead

Brian Hallstoos, Associate Professor of History. PhD, University of Iowa; MA, Rutgers University; BA, University of Minnesota 

John Haman, Assistant Professor of Communication. ABD, MA, BA, University of Iowa

Jeffrey Haverland, Assistant Professor of Education and Co-Head of Education Dept. EdD, Edgewood College; MA, University of Northern Iowa; BS, Loras College.

Kim Hilby, Assistant Professor of Sociology. MSW, St. Ambrose University; BA, Loras College

Adam Hoffman, Associate Professor of Environmental Chemistry. PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison; BA, University of Minnesota

Jean Holdener, Assistant Professor of Digital Art and Design. MFA, Memphis College of Art; BA, University of Wisconsin‑Whitewater

Annette Huizenga, Associate Professor of New Testament. PhD, University of Chicago; MA, McCormick Theological Seminary, MA, Wesley Theological Seminary; BA, Vassar College

Christopher James, Assistant Professor of Evangelism & Missional Christianity. PhD, Boston University School of Theology; MDiv, Fuller Theological Seminary; BA, Wheaton College

Lalith Jayawickrama, Teaching Specialist in Health Sciences. MS, University of Delaware; BS, Ramapo College of New Jersey

Andrew Jones, Teaching Specialist Faculty in English. MFA, Minnesota State University; BA, California State University.

Polly Kadolph, Associate Professor of Aviation and Flight.  MBA, BS, University of Dubuque

Joan Kariuki, Instructor of Aviation. MBA, University of Dubuque; BS, Western Michigan University

William Karkow, Associate Professor of Biology. MD, University of Illinois-Chicago; BA, University of Illinois-Urbana

Peg Kerr, Professor of Nursing and Head of Nursing Dept.  PhD, BSN, University of Iowa; MS, Winona State University

Kate Kitchens, Reference and Instruction Librarian. MLS, UW-Madison, BA, UW-Whitewater

Alina Klein, Assistant Professor of Economics and Mathematics, PhD, West Virginia University, BS, Academy of Economic Studies, Romania 

Rudy Klein, Assistant Professor of Economics and Mathematics, PhD, West Virginia University, BS, Academy of Economic Studies, Romania

David Koch, Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Head of DNAS Dept. PhD & MS, Kansas State University; BS, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Lisa Kragenbrink, Assistant Professor of Nursing.  RN, MSN, Clarke College; BSN, University of Iowa

Cortney Kueter, Clinical Instructor of Physician Assistant Studies. MPAS, Des Moines University; BS, Loras College

Bonnie Sue Lewis, Professor of Mission and World Christianity. PhD, University of Washington; MA, Fuller Theological Seminary; BA, Whitworth College

Seth Lindokken, Assistant Professor of Mathematics. PhD, MS, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; BS, Buena Vista University

Bradley Longfield, Professor of Church History. PhD, Duke University; MDiv, Yale Divinity School; BA, Wesleyan University

Neil MacNaughton, Associate Professor of Nursing. PhD, MA, University of Iowa; BSN, Graceland University

Craig Marty, Associate Professor of Business.  MBA, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; BS, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Ann Mauss, Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems and Head of Computer Studies & Mathematics. MBA, Northern Illinois University, BA, Loras College

Beth McCaw, Associate Professor of Ministry. DMin, MDiv, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; AB, Hope College

Linda McKeag, Assistant Professor of Accounting. MBA, University of St. Thomas; BS, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse

Michele McKinlay, Assistant Professor of English. MA, BA, University of Northern Iowa

Rasika Mudalige-Jayawickrama, Associate Professor of Plant Biology.  PhD, University of Hawaii; MS, Louisiana University; BS, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Jill Mulford, Assistant Professor of Nursing. MSN, Kaplan University; BSN, Coe College; AA, Allen College

Eric Munshower, Professor of Economics. PhD, Purdue University; BS, Saint John's University

Dawn Nelson, Teaching Specialist Faculty in Computer Information Systems. MS, Western Illinois University; MA, Ashford University.

Beth Neyen, Assistant Professor of Nursing. MS, BSN, Clarke University

Teresa Nickeson, Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems. MBA, BS, University of Dubuque

Alice Oleson, Associate Professor of Sociology. PhC, MA, University of Wisconsin‑Madison; BA, University of Iowa

Julie Phillips, Assistant Professor of Education. PhD, Edgewood College; MBA, Nova University; MA, University of Iowa; BA, University of Northern Iowa

Jeannine Pitas, Assistant Professor of Global Literature, PhD, MA, University of Toronto, BA, Sarah Lawrence College

Chaminda Prelis, Associate Professor of Aviation and Assistant Head of Aviation Dept. MS, BS, University of North Dakota

Jim Romagna, Assistant Professor of Health, Wellness and Sport and Head of HWS Dept. MA, BA, Loras College

Jordan Ryan, Assistant Professor of New Testament and Head of Christian Studies Dept. PhD, McMaster University; MA, Toronto School of Theology; BA, University of Toronto

Sheila Sabers, Assistant Professor of Digital Art and Design. MAC, University of Dubuque; BA, Iowa State University

Joe Sabin, Assistant Professor of Sports Management. JD, University of Mississippi; MS, BS, University of Southern Mississippi

Eric Savage, Assistant Professor of Aviation. PhD, MS, BA, Purdue University; MBA, Southern Illinois University; AAS, Green River College

Erica Scheidecker, Assistant Professor of Accounting. MS, Northern Illinois University; BS, Iowa State University

Matthew Schlimm, Professor of Old Testament. PhD, MDiv, Duke University; BA, Asbury College

Jessica Schreyer, Professor of English.  PhD, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; MA, University of Northern Iowa; BA, University of Iowa

Kimberly Schwartz, Assistant Professor of Communication.  MAC, University of Dubuque; BA, Wartburg College

John Shook, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Head of Sociology & Criminal Justice Dept. MPA, Ohio State University; BS, Pennsylvania State University

Abdul Sinno, Professor of Communication and MAC Director. PhD, MA, University of Wisconsin-Madison; BA, Lebanese University, Lebanon

Rafic Sinno, Assistant Professor of Business. MBA, University of Dubuque; BA, Clarke University

Mark Sinton, Assistant Professor of Chemistry.  PhD, Michigan State University; MS, University of Denver, BA, University of Denver

Sarah Slaughter, Reference and Instruction Librarian. MLS, UW-Madison, BA, Lawrence University

Timothy Slemmons, Professor of Homelitics and Worship. PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary; ThM, MDiv, Columbia Theological Seminary; BS, Kansas State University

Adam Smith, Assistant Professor of Philosophy. PhD, Brandeis University; MA, Institute for Christian Studies; BA, Olivet Nazarene University

Dick Smith, Associate Professor of Mathematics.  MA, BS, Loras College

Richard Smith, Assistant Professor of Physics. MA, Mankato State University; BS, University of Dubuque

Kristine Steinbeck, Assistant Professor of Nursing.  MSN, Walden University; BSN, Valparaiso University

Mark Stevens, Professor of Psychology and Head of Psychology Dept. PhD, MA, Bowling Green State University; BA, Baldwin‑Wallace College

Debra Stork, Director of Teaching and Learning and Professor of Education. PhD, University of Wyoming-Laramie; MA, BA, University of Northern Iowa

Cheryl Straub-Morarend, Associate Professor of Health Sciences. DDS, BS, University of Missouri-Kansas City

May Sukumaran, Teaching Specialist in Business. MBA, University of Dubuque; BS, Upper Iowa University

Jenn Supple Bartels, Associate Professor of Communication and Head of Communication Dept. MA, University of Northern Iowa; BFA, Drake University

Josh Thomas, Assistant Professor of Exercise Science. PhD & MS, Iowa State University; BA, Northwestern College

Ken Turner, Assistant Professor of Science Education.  EdD, National Louis University, MAT, DePauw University, BA, Valparaiso University

Natalie Weber, Physician Assistant Program Director and Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies. MPAS, Des Moines University; BS, Loras College

Wendy Westemeyer, Assistant Professor of Nursing. MSN, BSN, University of Phoenix; AA, Northeast Iowa Technical Institute

Greg Wolf, Assistant Professor of Theatre. BS, Illinois State University

Roseanne Wolf, Associate Professor of Mathematics. PhD, University of Iowa; BS, Buena Vista University

Mark Woodhouse, Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems. MS, Nova Southeastern University; BS, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Franklin Yartey, Associate Professor of Communication.  PhD, Bowling Green University; MA, Indiana State University; BA, Northwestern College

Gerald Zuercher, Professor of Biology & Vertebrate Ecology. PhD, Kansas State; MS, University of Alaska‑Fairbanks; BS, Mississippi Stat 

Michele Zuercher, Teaching Specialist Faculty in Natural Sciences. MS, BS, Mississippi State University

 

EMERITI FACULTY & STAFF

Marta Abele, Professor Emerita of Education. PhD, Capella University; MEd, University of Missouri; BS, Phillips University

Steve Accinelli, Professor Emeritus of Aviation. MS, Case Western Reserve University; MS, National Defense University; BS, University of Idaho

John S. Baird, Professor Emeritus of Homiletics and Ministry. STM & STD, Temple University; BD, San Francisco Theological Seminary; BA, Maryville College

Richard Birkenbeuel, Associate Professor Emeritus of Business. MS, BS, Illinois State University

G. Bert Carlson, Professor Emeritus of English. PhD, University of Maryland; MA, University of Iowa; BA, Upsala College

Calvin Colquillette, Assistant Professor Emeritus of History. PhD & MA, University of Iowa; MAR, University of Dubuque; MBA, University of Pennsylvania; BA, Ripon College

Samuel Deaver, Assistant Professor Emeritus of Business. MBA, University of Dubuque; BS, Peru State University

Arlo D. Duba, Professor Emeritus of Worship. PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary; BA, University of Dubuque

Henry Fawcett, Professor Emeritus of Ministry. D.D., Buena Vista College; D.D., University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

John Hoekstra, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry. PhD, Wayne State University; BS, Calvin College

William Jamison, Professor Emeritus of Ministry. EdD, University of Colorado; MS, Pennsylvania State University; BD, University of Dubuque Theological Seminary; BA, University of Southern California

Paul Johnson, Professor Emeritus of Geography & University Registrar Emeritus. PhD, University of Oklahoma; MS, University of Wisconsin/Milwaukee; BA, University of Wisconsin/Madison

Mary Jane Jones, Professor Emerita of English. PhD, University of Iowa; MA, University of Missouri; BA, Milwaukee‑Downer College

Mary Anne Knefel, Professor Emerita of Library and Information Service. MBA, University of Dubuque; MLS, University of Illinois; BA, Knox College

Robert S. Reid, Professor Emeritus of Communication. PhD, MA, University of Washington; MDiv, Fuller Theological Seminary; BA, California State University

Joel Samuels, Professor Emeritus of Bibliography. ThM, Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary; MA, Graduate Library School, University of Chicago; BD, Evangelical School of Theology; BA, Houghton College

Rodney Smith, Professor Emeritus of English. PhD, MA, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; BS, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

John Stewart, Professor Emeritus of Communication. PhD, University of Southern California; MA, Northwestern University; BA, Pacific Lutheran University

Joseph Suarez, Professor Emeritus of Aviation. MEng, University of Toronto; MBA, York University; BA, Queens University

Lyle Vander Broek, Professor Emeritus of New Testament. PhD, MS, Drew University; MDiv, Western Theological Seminary; BA, Northwestern College

C. Howard Wallace, Professor Emeritus of Biblical Theology. DTh, University of Basel; BD, McCormick Theological Seminary; BA, Park College

William C. Wellner, Professor Emeritus of Education and Psychology. EdD, University of Illinois; MA, University of Iowa; BA, Central College

Jacqueline Wilcox, Associate Professor Emerita of Education. PhD, University of North Dakota; MA, St. Cloud University; BS, Minot State University