Faculty Credentials

Faculty

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | V | W | Y | Z

A

Carrie Alajoki - MSN, RN
Asst Professor, NSG: Postbaccalaureate Nursing

Sabah Alwan - PhD
Professor, MGT: Management
PhD in Leadership and Organizational Behaver

Bret Amundson - DMA
Asst Prof. MUS/GEN ED, DGN Dir: Music


Julie Anderson - RN, PhD
Professor/Dean, SON: SON Admin

Laurie Anderson
Instructor, PSY: Psychology


David Anstett
Asst Professor, MGT: Management

B

Steven Backus
Instr, ENG/Writing Cntr Dir: English

Shelly Barlass
Asst Professor, NSG: Postbaccalaureate Nursing

Anthony Barrett
Professor, AFE: Trad UG-Acct, Finance,Econ

William Bastian - M.M.
Instructor, MUS: Music

John Bauman - MA
Asst Professor, EDU: Education

Aileen Beard - PhD
Professor/Dean, SSC: SSC Admin
PhD Organic Chemistry, University of Utah BS Chemistry, Marquette University.

Amy Bergstrom - EdD
Assoc Prof/MEd Prog Dir, EDU: Masters of Ed-ONLINE

Larry Birnbaum - Ph.D.
Professor, EXP: Exercise Physiology

Laurie Bisila - MSN, RN, PHN
Asst Prof, Post Bac Nursing: Postbaccalaureate Nursing


Pamela Bjorklund - PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC, CNS-BC
Professor, NSG: DNP

Gary Boelhower - PhD
Professor, TRS: Theology & Religious Studies

Sister Edith Bogue - AM, MA, PhD
Assoc Professor, SOC: Sociology
AM University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, MA University of Michigan Sociology, PhD University of Michigan Sociology and Social Work

Alexandra Borstad - PhD, PT, NCS
Assoc Prof, Physical Therapy: Physical Therapy


John Borstad - PhD, PT
Professor & Chair, PT: Physical Therapy

Danika Brinda - PhD, RHIA, CHPS, HCISPP
Assoc Professor, HIIM: H I M


Sarah Brokke Erickson - MFA
Asst Prof/Dir, Art: Art
Assistant Professor Director of the Art Program

Cynthia Brown - DNP, RN, PHN, RDN
Asst Professor, NSG: Postbaccalaureate Nursing

Amy Brugge - EdD, ATC, ATR
Asst Professor, ATR: Athletic Training

Michael Buck
Associate Professor, Music: Music

Teresita Bushey - MA
Asst Professor, NSG: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing


Paula Byrne - DNP, PHN, RN
Asst Professor, NSG, Chair: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing

C

Jody Cadotte - MSN, RN, WHNP-BC, Assistant Professor of Nursing
Asst. Prof, Trad Nursing: Dept of RN to BS Nursing
MSN, RN, WHNP-BC University of South Alabama, Master of Science in Nursing, 2011 Auburn University Montgomery, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2006 Park University, Bachelor of Science in Social Psychology, 2004

William Campbell - Ph D
Assoc Professor, TRS: Theology & Religious Studies

MaryAlice Carlson - M.A.
Instructor, PSY: Psychology

Nathan Carroll - PhD
Assoc Professor, CTA: Communication, Theater and Art

Elyse Carter-Vosen - Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, GCL: Global Cultural & Language Studies

Allen Chaparadza - PhD
Asst Professor, CHM: Chemistry


Gerald Cizadlo - PhD
Professor, BIO: Biology

Sarah Cohen - DMA
Instructor, SAL: Music


Richard Coleman - MSW, LGSW
Asst Prof/Site Coord, SWK, TC: Social Work Extended Studies

Susan Connor - PhD,MSN,BSN,RN
Assoc Prof/Fac Lead, Vet Grant: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing

Steven Cope - ScD, OT/L
Professor, OTH, Chair: Occupational Therapy


James Crane - Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, ENG, Chair: English

Jeremy Craycraft - DMA
Asst Professor, MUS: Music

D

John Dargan - M.A.
Asst Professor, EXP: Exercise Physiology

Audrey Devine-Eller - PhD
Asst Prof,Psychology/Sociology: Sociology

Gina Diaz - DNP, RN, ANP, GNP
Asst Professor, NSG: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing


Sharon Dickey - DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CNP
Asst Professor, NSG: DNP


Darryl Dietrich - PhD
Professor, PSY: Psychology

Beth Donahue - M.A., R.N.
Asst Professor, NSG: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing
Master of Arts - Clinical Nurse Specialist, Adult Nursing

Cynthia Donner
Instructor, SWK: Social Work

Ashley Dressel - PhD
Asst. Prof, Philosophy: Philosophy


Sandra Dunigan
Asst Professor, Grad Education: Masters of Ed-ONLINE

Jill Dupont - Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, HIS: History

Kelly Durick Eder - Ph.D.
Asst Prof, Human Anat, SHS/SSC: Biology
B.A. St. Olaf College Ph.D. University of North Dakota School of Medicine

E

Patricia Earley - MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
Asst Professor, NSG: DNP

Pamela Ebel - MSN, RN
Asst Professor, NSG: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing


Carol Eling - MSN, RN, CNP
Asst Professor, Trad Nursing: SON Admin
Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Adult Nurse Practitioner

Kelly Erickson - PhD, OTR/L
Asst Professor, OTH: Occupational Therapy
doctor of philosophy in psychology master of arts in occupational therapy licensed occupational therapist with Minnesota Department of Health credentialed Occupational Therapist Registered (OTR)

Doreene Etongue-Mayer
Asst Professor, EDU (STP): GTL


F

Nancy Falk - PhD, MBA, RN
Assoc Professor, NSG: DNP


Maima Fant
Instructor/Soc Work Prgm Coord: Social Work Extended Studies

Brenda Fischer
Assoc Professor/Chair, EDU: Education

Pamela Freeman - PhD
Asst Professor, BIO: Biology


G

Nancy Gabres - MS, OTR/L
Asst Professor, OTH: Occupational Therapy

Gail Gaetz
Asst Professor, EDU: GTL

Shawn Garvey - MS, PA-C
Asst Prof/Dir Curr Develop, PA: Physician Assistant Studies
Master of Science, Physician Assistant-Certified

Clifford Geimer - MSN,MTAG,RN,CNOR,HCE
NSG Asst Professor: Postbaccalaureate Nursing
Masters of Science in Nursing, Masters in Tribal Administration and Governance, Registered Nurse, Certified Nurse Operating Room and Health Care Education with Specialization in Leadership in Health Care Systems

Thomas Gibbons - PhD
Professor, CIS: C I S


Candace Ginsberg - MAN, PNP, FNP, PHN, RN, Assistant Professor of Nursing
Asst Professor, NSG: Dept of RN to BS Nursing

Kristopher Glesener - MS
Asst Professor, CIS: C I S
MS, Computer Sciences, University of Wisconsin

Melissa Goodson
Assistant Professor, SBT: SBT UG

Constance Gunderson - PhD, MSW, LISW
Assoc Professor, SWK: Social Work

Lee Gustafson - PhD, MSSW, LISW
Assoc Professor, SWK: Social Work

H

Patricia Hagen
Professor, ENG: SAL Admin

Lynne Hamre - DBA
Assoc Prof and Dean, SBT: SBT Admin

Robert Hartl
Assoc Professor, MGT: Graduate Management

Angela Hauger - Ph.D., L.P.
Professor, PSY: Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy, Licensed Psychologist

Gerald Henkel-Johnson - PsyD, LP
Assoc Professor, PSY: Psychology
M.A. Educational Psychology, UMD. Psy.D. Counseling Psychology, University of St. Thomas

Robert Hensley - Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, PSY: Psychology

Rena Herheim - MSN, RN
Asst Professor, Post-Bac NSG: Postbaccalaureate Nursing


Jesse Hinrichs
Asst Prof, EDU (St Paul): GTL

William Hodapp - PhD
Professor, ENG: English

Laura Hoelter
Librarian, Catalog Systems: Library

Robert Hoffman
Asst Professor, MGT: Trad UG-Acct, Finance,Econ

J

Jessica Jagodzinske - MSNE, RN
Asst Prof, Post-Bac Nursing: Postbaccalaureate Nursing
PCCN

Carolyn Jahr - MS, PA-C
Asst Prof, PA Studies: Physician Assistant Studies
Masters of Science, Physician Assistant-Certified

Arlene Johnson - PhD, RN, CNP, CNE, Associate Professor and Chair, Non-Traditional Nursing
Assoc Professor, NSG: Dept of RN to BS Nursing

Bret Johnson - PhD
Assoc Professor, CHM: Chemistry

Heidi Johnson - MLIS, MA
Librarian, First Yr/Info Liter: Library

Michele Johnson - OTD, OTR/L
OTH Assistant Professor: Occupational Therapy
Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy

Sherry Johnson - DNP,APRN,CNP,CNS,
Asst Prof, Grad Nursing: DNP
Certificate in Travel Health Medicine by the International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM)

Stephanie Johnson - PhD
Assoc Professor, ENG: English

K

Lynn Kalnbach - PhD
Asst Professor, MGT: Management

Julie Kantarik - MS, RN, Assistant Professor of Nursing
Asst Professor, NSG: Dept of RN to BS Nursing


Lisa Kappes - Ph.D.
Asst. Professor, EXP: Exercise Physiology


Christopher Kemnitz - PhD, MSN, PHN, RN
Assoc Professor, NSG: DNP

Katie Kerr - MA, RHIA
Asst Professor, HIIM: H I M

C. Neal Keye - Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, HIS: History

Paul Khoury
Asst Professor, MGT: Trad UG-Acct, Finance,Econ

Jane Killough - PT, DPT, MS, GCS, CEEAA
Asst Professor, PTH: Physical Therapy

Donna Kirk - M.Ed.
Instructor, MTH: Mathematics

Jeffrey Kittelson - PT, MA, OCS, COMT
Asst Professor, PTH: Physical Therapy


Julie Knuths - DNP, RN
Asst Professor, NSG: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing

Anne Kruchten
Assoc Professor, BIO: Biology

Louisa Krueger - MA, RN, PHN, CNP
Asst Prof, Nursing: Dept of RN to BS Nursing


Kim Kruger - MD, MBA, FAAFP
Assoc Prof/Chair-PA Studies: Physician Assistant Studies


L

Paul LaJeunesse
Asst Professor, Art: Art

Beth LaVigne - MEd
Asst Professor, EDU: Education

Mary Larson - DNP, APRN, FNP-C
Assistant Professor, NSG: Postbaccalaureate Nursing


Robert Larson - PhD
Asst. Professor, CTA: Communication, Theater and Art
Doctor of Philosophy - Communication and Media Studies Master of Arts - Practical Theology/Biblical Counseling Bachelor of Science - Communicating Arts - Mass Media

Madonna LeBlanc - MA, RHIA, FAHIMA
Asst Professor, HIM: H I M


Hong-Ming Liang - Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, HIS: History


Dalerie Lieberz - PT, DPT, GCS
Asst. Prof PTH: Physical Therapy
Director of Clinical Education

Mary Lindberg - MSN, RN
Asst Professor, Post-Bacc Nrsg: Postbaccalaureate Nursing


Lori Lindgren - MSN, RN, PHN, FNP-BC, HTCP
Asst Professor, NSG: Postbaccalaureate Nursing

Jill Long
Asst Prof/Crd Elem Ed Cmpl Pgm: Elementary Degree Completion (2+2)

Bruce Loppnow - PhD, MSH
Assoc Prof/Dean, SHS: SHS Admin

M

Jennifer Maki - PhD
Assoc Professor, CHM: Chemistry

Melissa Maki - DNP, RN, FPMHNP-BC
Asst Professor, NSG: DNP
Doctor of Nursing Practice, Registered Nurse, Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Drew Mannetter - Ph.D.
Asst Professor, PHL: Philosophy

David Marc - PhD, CHDA
Asst Prof, HIIM-SHS: Masters- Health Informatics


Mary Ann Marchel - PhD, MSW, LGSW, IMH IV
Assoc. Professor, SWK: MSW- Masters in SWK

Sandra Marden-Lokken - PT, Ed.D.
Asst Professor, PTH: Physical Therapy


SueAnne Mattson - MA, RN
Asst Professor, NSG: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing

Christine McConnell - DC, OTR/L
Asst Professor, OTH: Occupational Therapy
Doctor of Chiropractic, Occupational Therapist

Sara McCumber - DNP, RN, CNP, CNS
Assoc Professor, NSG: DNP

Lawrence McGahey - PhD
Professor, CHM: Chemistry
PhD in Chemistry, 1979, U of California, Berkeley MS, Chemistry,1977, U California, Berkeley BS magna cum laude, Chemistry, 1975, U of Notre Dame

Kevin McGrew - MA, MEd
Director, LIB: Library

Brendan Miller - PhD
Asst Professor, PSC: Physical Science
B.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University

Carin Mizera - DSW, LICSW
Asst Prof, Social Work: MSW- Masters in SWK

Kathy Modin - MA
Asst Prof/Interim Chair, MGT: Management


Samantha Mohn-Johnsen - PT, DPT, OCS, PCS
Asst Professor, PTH: Physical Therapy


Tracy Mongan
Asst Prof, SWK (Brainerd): Social Work Extended Studies

Aileen Moore
Asst Prof, SWK, AZ: Ext SWK- Mesa AZ

Thomas Morgan
Assoc Prof, GCL/Dir, Peace&Jus: Global Cultural & Language Studies

Amy Murzyn - Ed.D.
Asst Prof, EDU: Special Education

N

Jon Nelson
Professor, PTH: Physical Therapy

Todd Neuharth - MA, ATR, ATC, CHES, ROT
Asst Prof, Athletic Training: Athletic Training

Joanne Nielsen - MS, RN
Asst. Professor, NSG: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing

Nicole Nowak-Saenz - Ph.D.
Asst Prof,Psychology/Sociology: Psychology


O

Pamela Oachs - MA, RHIA, CHDA, FAHIMA
Asst Professor, HIM: Health Info. Mgmt.-Masters Prog.

Jacob Oestreich - MD
Asst Prof/Dir Clinical Educ,PA: Physician Assistant Studies

Jena Ogston - PhD, PT
Assoc Professor, PTH: Physical Therapy


Jo Olsen - EdD, MS Licensed Psychologist, MS School Psychology
Assoc Professor/Dean, SOE: SOE Admin


Brandon Olson - PhD, PMP
Assoc Professor, CIS: IT Leadership

Christine Olson - APRN, DNP, CNP
Asst Professor, Grad Nursing: DNP


Victoria Olson - M.S.
Instructor, BIO: Biology

Steven Ostovich - Ph.D.
Professor/Chair, PHL: Philosophy

Tammy Ostrander - PhD
Professor/Dean, SAL: SAL Admin

P

Lindsay Pacey
Instructor/Dir of Anatomy Labs: Biology

Brooke Palkie - EdD
Assoc Professor, HIM: HIM Progression
RHIA

Rachel Payne
Asst Professor, EDU: Education

Karen Petersen - Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, PSY: Psychology

Brooke Pettinelli - MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, GNP-BC
Asst Prof, Grad Nursing: DNP


Martin Pflug - Ph.D.
Asst Professor, GCL: Global Cultural & Language Studies

Jennifer Pilon
Asst Professor, MGT: Trad UG-Acct, Finance,Econ

Randall Poole - Ph.D.
Professor, HIS: History


Leah Prussia - MSW, LICSW, SEP
Asst Prof, Social Work: MSW- Masters in SWK
Master of Social Work, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Somatic Experience Practitioner

Q

Luther Qson - Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, MTH: Mathematics

R

Lynne Raschke - PhD
Assoc Professor, PSC: Physical Science
PhD, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of California - Santa Cruz

Guanshen Ren - Ph.D.
Professor, MTH: Mathematics

Kari Rengo - MSN, RN, FPMHNP-BC
Asst Professor, NSG: Postbaccalaureate Nursing


Amos Restad
Instructor, Trad Nursing: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing


Richard Revoir - Ed.D., M.B.A.
Assoc Professor, MGT: Trad UG-Acct, Finance,Econ

Shelly Richardson
Asst Professor, SWK: Social Work

Krysta Riel Maas - MS
Instructor, Chemistry: Chemistry
Masters of Science Education

Michelle Robertson
Asst Professor, SWK: Social Work

Jennifer Rosato - MA
Asst Professor, CIS: C I S

Karen Rosenflanz - Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, GCL: Global Cultural & Language Studies

Marcia Runnberg-Valadez
UG Prgm Dir/AZ Site Coord SWK: Social Work Extended Studies

Julie Rustad
Librarian, Distance Ed.: Library

S

Sheryl Sandahl - DNP, RN, CNP, MPH, MSN
Assoc Professor, NSG: Postbaccalaureate Nursing

Ryan Sandefer - PhD
Asst Professor/Chair, HIIM: H I M


Amber Schlater - Ph.D.
Asst Prof, Biology: Biology
PhD, Colorado State University, Biology/Zoology MS, Colorado State University, Biology/Zoology BS, University of Pittsburgh, Biology, Chemistry

Elisa Schmitz - RN, MSN, CPNP
Asst Professor, NSG: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing

Debra Schroeder - Ph.D.
Professor, PSY: Psychology

David Schuettler - Ph.D.
Asst Professor, GCL: Global Cultural & Language Studies

Penny Schwarze - Ph.D.
Professor, MUS: Music

Scott Seagroves - MS
Instructor, Physical Sciences: Physical Science
MS, astrophysics, UC Santa Cruz

Patricia Senk - PhD, RN
Asst Prof/Interim Chair, NSG: DNP

Katherine Shaeffer
Visiting Asst Professor, ENG: English

Andrea Simek - MSN, RN, FNP-C
NSG Assistant Professor: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing


Annette Simmons - PhD
Asst Prof, EDU: GTL

Sr Victorine Sitter
Instructor Humanities (Sitter): Academic Support Services

Edward Smith
Asst Professor, CTA: Communication, Theater and Art

Michele Sneed
Asst Prof, SWK, Austin: Social Work Extended Studies

Brad Snelling
Librarian,Periodicals/Coll Dev: Library

Lynda Spangler - MS, PT
Asst Professor, PTH: Physical Therapy

Denise Starkey - PhD
Assoc Professor/Chair, TRS: Theology & Religious Studies
Constructive Theology

Karen Swanson - PhD, MPT, MA, ATC-Retired
Asst Professor, PTH: Physical Therapy

David Swenson - PhD
Professor, MGT: Online Rural Healthcare MBA
PhD Psychology, MA Management, MEd Educational Media & Technology, MA School Counseling, Diplomate in Forensic Psychology, Licensed Psychologist

T

Chery Takkunen Lucarelli
Professor, EDU: GTL

Melanie Talaga - PhD
Instructor, Chemistry: Chemistry

Kara Thoemke - Ph.D.
Assoc Prof/Chair, BIO: Biology

Bethany Tollefson
Asst Professor, Post Bac Nsg: Postbaccalaureate Nursing

Mary Josephine Torborg - O.S.B., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, TRS: Theology & Religious Studies

Paula Tracey
Asst Professor, Social Work: MSW- Masters in SWK

Kathleen Trujillo
Asst Professor, SWK, AZ: Ext SWK- Mesa AZ

Timothy Trygstad - PhD
Assoc Professor, CHM: Chemistry
PhD, Chemistry, University of Minnesota

V

Kevin Vaughan
Asst.Prof/Catholic Studies Dir: Theology & Religious Studies

Merry Vaughan - PhD
Assoc Professor/Chair, CTA: Communication, Theater and Art

Zachary Via
Asst. Professor, CHM: Chemistry

Ryan Vine - MFA
Assoc Professor, ENG: English

W

Douglas Walton - Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, BIO: Biology

Janelle Wapola - MA, RHIA
Asst Professor, HIM: H I M


Michelle Warfel - MOT, OTR/L
Asst Professor, OTH: Occupational Therapy
Visiting Assistant Professor Interim Academic Fieldwork Coordinator

Joseph Warpeha - Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, EXP: Exercise Physiology


Amy Watters - EdD, RHIA, FAHIMA
Assoc Professor/Prog Dir, HIM: Health Info. Mgmt.-Masters Prog.


Jane Wattrus - M.S.
Instructor, BIO: Biology

Daniel Westholm - Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, BIO: Biology

Gregory White - MSN, RN, PHN, CCRN
Asst Prof, Vet Grant Program: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing


Todd White - MLIS
Librarian, Ref/Digital Resrcs: Library

Neil Witikko
Assoc Professor, EDU: GTL

Y

Suzanne Yunis
Assoc Professor, ENG: English

Z

Thomas Zelman - Ph.D.
Professor, ENG: English

Faculty Emeriti



Sister Agnes Alich, Ph.D.
Professor: Chemistry and Physical Sciences

Dennis Anderson, Ph.D.
Professor: History

Sister Marguerite Baxter, M.A.
Associate Professor: Clinical Laboratory Science

Rondell Berkeland, Ed.D.
Associate Professor & Dean: School of Health Sciences

Dorothea Diver, Ph.D.
Associate Professor: Languages and International Studies

Shirley Eichenwald-Maki, MBA
Assistant Professor: Health Informatics & Information Management

Sister Agnes Fleck, M.A.
Instructor: English

Thomas Gaetz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor: Education

Shelley Gruskin, B.Mus
Artist in Residence: Music

Meridel Kahl, M.Ed.
Assistant Professor: Education

Marie Kelsey, Ph.D.
Professor: Education

George Killough, Ph.D.
Professor: English

Barbara King, M.S.W.
Assistant Professor: History

Diane Kessler, Ph.D.
Professor: Languages and International Studies

Po-Lin Kosuth, M.F.A.
Associate Professor: Art

Mary Jane Kumsha, M.A.
Associate Professor: Library Science

Kathy La Tour, M.A.
Assistant Professor: Health Informatics & Information Management

Sister Johnetta Maher, M.Ed.
Associate Professor: Family & Consumer Sciences

Carleen Maynard, Ph.D.
Associatie Professor: Nursing

Marianne Connelly, M.A.
Assistant Professor: Music

Sister Katherine McLaughlin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor: Theology & Religious Studies

Chandra Mehrotra, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor: Theology & Religious Studies

Albert Nephew, Ph.D.
Professor: Philosophy

Catherine McPherson, Ph.D.
Professor: Religious Studies

Betty Preus, Ed.D.
Associate Professor: Education

Sister Agatha Riehl, Ph.D.
Professor: Chemistry

Sister Beverly Raway, Ph.D.
Associate Professor: Nursing

Michael Robinson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor: Physical Sciences

John Schifsky, Ph.D.
Professor: English

Sister Donna Schroeder, Ph.D.
Associate Professor: Biology

Paul Stein, Ph.D.
Professor: Chemistry

Mary Tanner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor: Nursing

Cecelia Taylor, Ph.D.
Professor: Nursing

Winnifred Winkelman, Ph.D.
Professor: History

Denise Wise, Ph.D.
Associate Professor: Physical Therapy

Martha Witrak, Ph.D.
Professor & Dean: School of Nursing

Vicki Zeman, M.A.
Assistant Professor: Health Informatics & Information Management