Jul 07, 2020  
Graduate Catalog 2010-11 
    
Graduate Catalog 2010-11 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty S to Z


Faculty

A-F      G-L      M-R      S-Z

Sahin, Iskender, 1984, Professor of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
B.S.M.E., Technical University of Istanbul; M.S., Michigan; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute; P.E.

Saillant, John, 1997, Professor of English and History
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Brown

Salisbury, Eve, 2000, Professor of English
B.A., SUNY (Genesco); M.A., Ph.D., Rochester

Sauck, William A., 1990, Associate Professor of Geosciences
B.A., St. Olaf; M.S., Ph.D., Arizona

Sauer, Eric M., 2002, Associate Professor of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
B.S., Michigan State; M.A., Ball State; Ph.D., Michigan State

Scannell, Thomas, 1998, Associate Professor of Management
B.S.E.E., M.B.A., Western Michigan; Ph.D., Michigan State

Scheu, Tim F., 1983, Associate Professor of Finance and Commercial Law
B.A., Notre Dame; M.S., Ph.D., Illinois

Schoffers, Elke, 1998, Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Mainz; M.S., SUNY (Stony Brook); Ph.D., Wayne State

Schreiber, Donald R., 1988, Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Florida Institute of Technology; M.S., Kansas; Ph.D., Miami

Schullery, Nancy M., 1997, Professor of Business Information Systems
B.S., SUNY (Cortland); M.B.A., Eastern Michigan; Ph.D., Wayne State

Schulman, Jana, 2002, Professor of English
B.A., Barnard; M.A., Ph.D., Minnesota

Schultz, Roberta, 1999, Associate Professor of Marketing
B.S.B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D., Missouri

Schuster, David, 2002, Associate Professor of Physics
M.S., Wisconsin (Madison); B.Sc., Ph.D., Witwatersrand

Schwartz, Reneé, 2003, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
B.S., Purdue; M.S., Wake Forest; Ph.D. Oregon State

Schwenk, Allen J., 1985, Professor of Mathematics
B.S., California Institute of Technology; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan

Scott, Maria E., 2004, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
B.S., M.S., Maryland; Ph.D., F. Edward Herbert School of Medicine

Severance, Frank L., 1985, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
B.S., B.S., M.S., M.S., Ph.D., Michigan State; C.D.P.

Shao, Xiaoyun, 2008, Assistant Professor of Civil and Construction Engineering
B.Sc., M.S., Tongji (China); Ph.D., SUNY (Buffalo)

Sharma, Rameshwar, 1981, Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
B.S., Jodhpur (India); M.S., Kansas State; M.B.A., Indiana Northern; Ph.D., Wayne State

Sharp, Helen M., 2005, Associate Professor of Speech Pathology and Audiology
B.Sc., Guelph; M.S., Pittsburh; Ph.D., Iowa

Shen, Jianping, 1996, Professor of Educational Leadership, Research, and Technology
B.A., Shanghai Institute of Education; M.A., East China Normal (Shanghai); Ph.D., Washington

Shrestha, Bade S.O., 2003, Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
M.Sc., Ph.D., Calgary (Canada)

Siebert, Rudolf J., 1965, Professor of Comparative Religion
Ph.D., Mainz

Sievers, Gerald L., 1967, Professor of Statistics
B.A., St. Mary’s; M.S., Ph.D., Iowa

Simon, Larry J., 1993, Associate Professor of History
B.S., Southern Colorado; B.A., Loyola Marymount (Los Angeles); M.A., Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)

Simpson, C. Dennis, 1978, Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program and Professor of Physician Assistant
B.A., M.Ed., Ed.S., Louisville; Ed.D., Indiana

Sims, Lori, 1997, Professor of Music
B.M., Peabody Conservatory; M.M., Yale; Artist Diploma, Hochschule fur Musik und Theater (Hanover, Germany)

Sinn, Ekkehard, 2007, Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry
B.A., M.A., Sydney (Australia); Ph.D., New South Wales (Australia)

Sinning, Kathleen E., 1979, Professor of Accountancy
B.S., Fairleigh Dickson; M.B.A., Ph.D., Michigan State

Skjold, Brandy, 2008, Faculty Specialist I, Mallinson Institute for Science Education

Slawinski, Scott, 2005, Associate Professor of English
B.A., SUNY (Buffalo); M.A., Alabama; Ph.D., South Carolina

Smith, Andrea, 1994, Professor of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Studies
M.S.W., Wayne State; B.S., Ph.D., Michigan State

Smith, David S., 1995, Professor of Music
B.M., Greenville; M.M., Michigan State; Ph.D., Florida State

Smith, Kenneth H., 2005, Assistant Professor of Music
B.A., B.S., King’s College; M.A., Eastman; Ph.D., Illinois

Smith, Ola M., 2000, Associate Professor of Accountancy
B.S., B.A., M.B.A., Detroit/Mercy; ISR, ICPSR, Michigan; Ph.D., Michigan State

Smith, Quentin, 1993, Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Antioch; Ph.D, Boston

Snyder, Zoann K., 1992, Associate Professor of Sociology
B.S., Wayne State; M.A., Nebraska (Lincoln); Ph.D., Arizona State

Soliman, Ghada, 2009, Assistant Professor of Familty and Consumer Sciences
M.D., Cairo University School of Medicine (Egypt); Ph.D., Arizona

Spates, Charles R., 1987, Professor of Psychology
B.S., M.A., Western Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., Illinois

Spence, Patric, 2009, Assistant Professor of Communication
B.S., Central Michigan; M.A., Michigan State; Ph.D., Wayne State

Spielvogel, Laura, 2000, Associate Professor of Anthropology
B.A., Duke; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale

Spitsbergen, John M., 1996, Professor and Chair, Department of Biological Sciences
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Michigan State

Spradling, Robert, 1993, Professor of Music
B.M.E., M.M.E., Ph.D., Florida State

Spybrook, Jessaca, 2008, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, Research, and Technology
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Michigan

St. Martin, Mark, 2007, Assistant Professor, Counseling and Testing Center
B.A., Alma College; M.A., West Virginia; Ph.D., Western Michigan

Stamper, Christina, 2001, Professor of Management
B.B.A., Miami; M.B.A., Ph.D., Michigan State

Stapleton, Susan R., 1989, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Chemistry and Biological Sciences
B.S, Juniata; Ph.D., Miami

Stark, Mary Ann, 2001, Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Capital; M.S., Ph.D., Michigan

Steel, Matthew, 1984, Associate Professor of Music
B.M., M.M., M.A., Ph.D., Michigan

Steinke, Jocelyn, 1995, Professor of Communication
B.A., Mount Holyoke; M.A., Cornell; Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

Stoline, Michael R., 1967, Professor of Statistics
B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Iowa

Stoltman, Joseph P., 1971, Professor of Geography
B.A., Central Washington State; M.A.T., Chicago; Ed.D., Georgia

 

Straight, Bilinda, 2000, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Gender and Women’s Studies
B.A., Lake Erie; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan

Strom, Jeffrey, 2002, Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Pennsylvania State; Ph.D., Wisconsin

Sultan, Mohamed I., 2004, Professor and Chair, Department of Geosciences
B.Sc., M.Sc. Cairo; Ph.D., St. Louis

Summy, Sarah, 1999, Associate Professor of Special Education and Literacy Studies
B.S., Iowa; M.A., Ed.D., Northern Colorado

Swanson, Jacinda, 2004, Associate Professor of Political Science and Gender and Women’s Studies
B.E., Vanderbilt; M.A., Ph.D., Notre Dame

Swisher, Judy, 2002, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Finance and Commercial Law
B.S., Indiana University South Bend; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State

Swoboda, Deanna L., 2005, Assistant Professor of Music
B.M., Idaho; M.M., Northwestern; D.M.A., Arizona State

Szylvian, Kristin M., 1996, Associate Professor of History
B.A., Massachusetts (Lowell); M.A., Duquesne; Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon

Talbot, Donna M., 1992, Professor of Educational Leadership, Research, and Technology
B.A., Amherst; M.Ed., Lesley; Ed.S., Florida; Ph.D., Maryland

Tang, Roger, 1988, Upjohn Chair of Business Administration and Professor of Accountancy
B.Comm., National Taiwan; M.B.A., Eastern New Mexico; Ph.D., Nebraska (Lincoln)

Tanis, John A., 1980, Professor of Physics
B.A., Hope College; M.S., Iowa; Ph.D., New York University

Tanner, Ralph, 1986, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
B.S.E., Michigan; M.S.E., Southern Methodist; Ph.D., Oakland; P.E., CMfge

Tarbox, Gwen, 1999, Associate Professor of English
B.A., Michigan (Flint); M.A., London (U.K.); M.A., Ph.D., Purdue

Targowski, Andrew S., 1985, Professor of Business Information Systems
B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D., Warsaw Polytechnic

Tarn, Mike, 1999, Professor and Chair, Department of Business Information Systems
B.S., National Taiwan Ocean; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth

Tasende, Mercedes, 1991, Professor and Chair, Department of Spanish
Licenciada, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (Spain); M.A., Nebraska; Ph.D. Colorado

Tasko, Stephen M., 2002, Associate Professor of Speech Pathology and Audiology
B.S., Guelph; M.H.Sc., Toronto; Ph.D., Wisconsin

Terpstra, Jeff, 2008, Associate Professor of Statistics
B.S., Grand Valley State; M.S.; Ph.D., Western Michigan

Thompson, Donald, 1986, Professor of Educational Leadership, Research, and Technology
B.A., M.A., Ed.D., Western Michigan

Thornburg, Scott W., 1989, Professor of Music
B.M., Miami (Florida); M.M., Juilliard

Tiffany, Grace, 1995, Professor of English
B.A., Duke; M.A., Ph.D., Notre Dame

Torano, Vince J., 1997, Associate Professor of Art
B.A., M.A., California State (San Diego); M.F.A., Ohio

Torres, Benjamín, 1990, Professor of Spanish
B.A., Washington; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania

Totton, Mary-Louise, 2004, Associate Professor of Art
B.F.A., Wayne State; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan

Treiman, Jay, S., 1985, Professor of Mathematics
B.S., California (Davis); M.S., Ph.D., Washington

Tripp, Brian, 2001, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences and Chemistry
B.S., Colorado School of Mines; Ph.D., Utah

Tyler, Ann A., 2007, Professor and Chair, Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology
B.S., New Hampshire; M.S., Ph.D., Syracuse

Uchimura, Bruce J., 1987, Professor of Music
B.M., Juilliard School of Music; M.M., Cleveland Institute of Music

Unrau, Yvonne A., 2004, Professor of Social Work
B.A., Lethbridge (Canada); B.S.W., M.S.W., Calgary (Canada); Ph.D., Utah

Utz, Richard, 2007, Professor and Chair, Department of English
M.A., Ph.D., Regensburg (Germany)

Van Houten, Ron, 1972, Professor of Psychology
B.A., SUNY (Stony Book); M.A., Ph.D., Dalhousie (Canada)

Van Zoest, Laura R., 1994, Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Calvin; M.S. Wisconsin (Milwaukee); Ph.D., Illinois State

VandenBrink, Dennis, 1984, Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
B.S.C.E., Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute; P.E.

VanDeusen, Karen, 1999, Associate Professor of Social Work
B.S.W., Western Michigan; M.S.W., Grand Valley State; M.A., Psy.D., Central Michigan

Vangsnes, Eric, 1999, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Physician Assistant
B.S., Weber State; M.S., Central Michigan; B.S., Ph.D., Western Michigan

Vann, Robert, 1996, Professor of Spanish
B.A., M.A., Illinois; Ph.D., Texas

Veeck, Ann, 1998, Professor of Marketing
B.M.E., Denison; M.M.R., Georgia; Ph.D., Louisiana State

Veeck, Gregory, 1999, Professor of Geography
B.A., Denison; M.A., Purdue; Ph.D., Georgia

Vellom, Paul, 2002, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Studies
B.A., California (San Diego); Ph.D., Michigan State

Venter, Andre, 2008, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., Pretoria (South Africa)

Villalobos, Patricia E., 2010, Professor and Director, Frostic School of Art
B.F.A., Louisiana State; M.F.A., West Virginia

Visser, James, 1990, Associate Professor of Public Affairs and Administration
B.S., Western Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., Oklahoma

Vizzini, Anthony J., 2009, Dean, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Professor of Mechanical and Aeronautical Enginnering
S.B., S.M., Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Vocke, Karen, 2002, Associate Professor of English
B.A., Ohio Northern; M.A., Eastern Michigan; Ph.D., Toledo

Vonhof, Maarten, 2004, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences and Environmental Studies
B.Sc., M.Sc., Calgary (Canada); Ph.D., York (Canada)

Wagle, Udaya, 2005, Assistant Professor of Public Affairs and Administration
B.B.A., M.B.A., Tribhuvan (Nepal); M.S., Eastern; Ph.D., Massachusetts (Boston)

Wait, Robert F., 1970, Associate Professor of Sociology
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Indiana

Walcott, Delores, 1995, Professor, Counseling and Testing Center
B.A., M.S., Chicago State; Psy.D., Illinois School of Professional Psychology

Walcott, Philip, 2007, Faculty Specialist II, Physician Assistant
B.S., Aquinas College; M.S., Grand Valley State

Walker, Gayl S ., 2008, Faculty Specialist II, Physician Assistant
B.F.A., Michigan State; M.A., Antioch

Wall-Emerson, Robert, 2001, Professor of Blindness and Low Vision Studies
B.Ed., Manitoba (Canada); M.S., North Dakota; Ph.D., George Peabody College of Vanderbilt


 

Wang, Jung-Chao, 1989, Associate Professor of Statistics
B.S., Tamkang; M.S., National Tsing Hua; Ph.D., Wisconsin

Wang, Xiaojun, 1997, Professor of Chinese
B.A., M.A., Northeast Normal (China); M.A., Ph.D., Arizona

Wang, Yuan-Kang, 2008, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs and Administration
B.A. National Chenchi University; M.A., Johns Hopkins; Ph.D., Chicago

Wanner, Kevin, 2004, Associate Professor of Comparative Religion
B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Ph.D., Chicago

Wardrop, Daneen, 1990, Professor of English
B.S, Central Michigan; M.A., M.F.A., Western Michigan; Ph.D, Virginia

Warren, Wilson J., 2002, Professor of History
B.A., St. Ambrose; M.A., Iowa; Ph.D. Pittsburgh

Washington, Earlie M., 2000, Dean, College of Health and Human Services and Professor of Social Work
B.A., Tougaloo; M.S.W., Ohio State; Ph.D., Chicago

Way, Ineke, 1999, Associate Professor of Social Work
B.S., Central Michigan; M.S.W., Western Michigan; Ph.D., Washington

Webb, Allen, 1992, Associate Professor of English
B.A., Swarthmore; M.A.T., Lewis and Clark; M.A., Ph.D., Oregon

Webber, Caroline, 2005, Assistant Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
B.A., Kirkland College; B.S., California (Berkeley); M.P.H., Minnesota; Ph.D., Cornell

Weideman, Carol A., 2003, Faculty Specialist II, Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
B.S., Grand Valley State; M.Ed., Ph.D., Toledo

Weinger, Susan, 1993, Professor of Social Work
B.A. Brandeis; M.S.W., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign); Ph.D., Illinois (Chicago)

Weinreich, Donna M., 1999, Associate Professor of Social Work
B.A., Baltimore; M.S.W., Ph.D., Maryland

Wertkin, Robert A., 1981, Professor of Social Work
B.A., Washburn; M.S.W., Kansas; D.S.W., Utah

West-Frasier, Jaclyn, 1998, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan

Wheeler, John, 2010, Dean, College of Education and Human Development and Professor of Special Education and Literacy Studies
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Southern Illinois

Wheeler, Mark V., 1990, Professor of Economics
B.A., Alma; M.A., Ph.D., Kentucky

Whitten, Elizabeth, 1994, Professor of Special Education and Literacy Studies
B.S., M.Ed., Eastern Illinois, Ph.D., Illinois

Wicklund, Karen, 1997, Associate Professor of Music
B.A., Saint Olaf; M.M., Michigan; D.M., Northwestern

Wiebold, Jennipher L., 1999, Associate Professor of Blindness and Low Vision Studies and Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
B.S., M.S., Minnesota (Mankato); Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

Wielhouwer, Peter W., 2005, Associate Professor of Political Science
B.S., Heidelberg College; M.A., Ph.D., Georgia

Wilson, Brian C., 1996, Professor and Chair, Department of Comparative Religion
B.S., Stanford; M.A., Monterey Institute of International Studies; M.A., Ph.D., California (Santa Barbara)

Wilson, Brian L., 1975, Professor of Music
B.M., M.M., Florida State

Winfield, Evelyn B., 1999, Associate Professor of Physician Assistant
B.A., Dillard; M.A., Northern Iowa; Ph.D., Southern Illinois

Wirtz, Kristina, 2005, Associate Professor of Anthropology
B.A., M.S., Cornell; Ph.D., Pennsylvania

Witschi, Nicolas S., 2000, Associate Professor of English
B.F.A., Tisch School of the Arts, NYU; M.A., Colorado; Ph.D., Oregon

Wolfinbarger, Stephen M., 1986, Professor of Music
B.M.Ed., Evangel College; M.M., D.M.A., North Texas

Wong, Bradley, 1983, Professor of Music
B.M., M.M., Michigan

Wong, Kathleen, 2005, Assistant Professor of Communication
B.A., California State; M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State

Wood, Jay, 2000, Professor of Mathematics
A.B., Notre Dame; M.A., Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

Wright Jr., Lester W., 1996, Associate Professor of Psychology
B.S., Florida International; M.S., Ph.D., Georgia

Wuosmaa, Alan, 2002, Professor of Physics
B.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania

Wurst, LouAnn, 2009, Chair, Department of Anthropology and Associate Professor of Anthropology and Gender and Women’s Studies
B.A., Temple; M.A., Ph.D., SUNY (Binghamton)

Xiong, Victor C., 1989, Professor of History
B.A., Beijing; M.S., Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Ph.D., Australian National

Yaman, Devrim, 2000, Associate Professor of Finance and Commercial Law
B.S., Middle East Technical (Turkey); M.S., Lancaster (U.K.); M.A., Ph.D., New Orleans

Yang, Li, 2000, Professor of Computer Science
B.S., Shandong; M.S., Ph.D., University of Science and Technology of China (Hefei)

Yang, Li, 2007, Assistant Professor of Geography
B.S., M.S., Yunnan (China); Ph.D. Waterloo (Canada)

Yang, Zijiang, 2003, Associate Professor of Computer Science
B.S., Science and Technology of China; M.S., Rice; Ph.D., Pennsylvania

Yin, Jordan, 2002, Assistant Professor of Geography
B.A., Cleveland State; M.R.P., Ph.D., Cornell

Yoshida, Takashi, 2002, Associate Professor of History
B.A., Aoyama Gakuin (Tokyo); B.A., Illinois (Chicago); M. Phil., Ph.D., Columbia

Young, Allison Kelaher, 1997, Professor of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Studies
B.A., Swarthmore; A.M., Ph.D., Michigan

Zagarell, Allen, 1987, Professor of Anthropology and Gender and Women’s Studies
B.A., City College of New York; Ph.D., Freie Universitaet of West Berlin

Zegree, Stephen, 1978, Professor of Music
B.M., Miami; M.M., Indiana; D.M.A., Missouri

Zhang, Jiabei, 1997, Professor of Health, Physical Education and Recreation
B.S., M.Ed., Wuhen Institute of PE (China); M.S., Wisconsin (La Crosse); Ed.D., Georgia

Zhang, Ping, 1996, Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Wuhan; M.S., Jordan; Ph.D., Michigan State

Zhou, Huizhong, 1990, Professor of Economics
B.A., Fudan (China); M.S., Ph.D., Northwestern

Zhu, Qiji, 1994, Professor of Mathematics
B.E., Jilin University of Technology (China); M.S., Zhejiang (China); Ph.D., Northeastern

Ziebarth, Steven, 1997, Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Nebraska (Omaha); M.S., M.A., Lehigh; Ph.D., Iowa

Zinser, Richard W., 1998, Associate Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
B.A., M.A., Oakland; M.A., Ed.D., Western Michigan

Zoeller, Linda H., 2008, Professor and Director, Bronson School of Nursing
B.S.N., M.P.H., Michigan; Ph.D., Illinois (Chicago)