Oct 18, 2019  
Graduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
Graduate Catalog 2019-20

University Officers and Faculty


University Officers

Board of Trustees

James Bolger, Whitehall

Lynn L. Chen-Zhang, Portage

Jeffrey Rinevelt, Ann Arbor

David Behen, Saline

Shelly Edgerton, Plainwell

William Johnston, Portage

Ron Kitchens, Portage

Shani Penn, Farmington Hills

Senior Staff

Edward Montgomery, President

Diane Anderson, Vice President for Student Affairs

Kathy Beauregard, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics

Jennifer Bott, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Jeffrey Breneman, Vice President for Government Relations

Carrick Craig, General Counsel

Paula Davis, Interim Executive Director of University Relations

Kristen DeVries - Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations

Terri Goss Kinzy, Vice President for Research

Candy McCorkle, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

 , Associate Vice President for Community Outreach

Tony Proudfoot, Vice President for Marketing and Strategic Communication

Kahler Schuemann, Chief of Staff and Secretary to the Board of Trustees

Janice VanDerKley, Vice President for Business and Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Michelle Hruska, Executive Assistant Senior to the President

Deans

Carla Koretsky, College of Arts and Sciences

David Powell, College of Aviation

Satish Deshpande, Haworth College of Business

Ming Li, Dean, College of Education and Human Development

Houssam Toutanji, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Dan Guyette, College of Fine Arts

Ron Cisler, College of Health and Human Services

Christine Byrd-Jacobs, The Graduate College

Gary Bischof, Lee Honors College

Julie Garrison, University Libraries

Edwin Martini, Associate Provost of Extended University Programs

Faculty

A-F    G-L     M-R     S-Z 

Abdel-Qader, Ikhlas, 1996, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
B.S., Kuwait; M.S., San Jose State; Ph.D., North Carolina State

Abudayyeh, Osama, 1996, Chair and Professor of Civil and Construction Engineering
B.Sc., Kuwait; M.Sc., M.Eng., California (Berkeley); Ph.D., North Carolina State

Ackerson, Kelly, 2008, Professor of Nursing
M.S.N., Drexel; B.S.N., Ph.D., Michigan

Adams, Richard, 1997, Professor of Music
B.M. Louisiana State; M.M., Yale; D.M.A., Michigan

Adkison-Johnson, Carla R., 2003, Professor of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
B.S., Akron; M.S., Dayton; Ph.D., Kent State

Aktan, Haluk M., 2006, Professor of Civil and Construction Engineering
B.S., M.S., METU (Turkey); Ph.D., Michigan

Al-Fuqaha, Ala, 2004, Professor of Computer Science
B.S., Petroleum and Minerals (Saudi Arabia); M.S., Ph.D., Missouri

Alexander, Donald L., 1991, Professor of Economics
B.S., Bowling Green; Ph.D., Penn State

Allen, Elissa, 2018, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., Western Michigan; Ph.D., Michigan

Aller, Betsy M., 2001, Associate Professor of Engineering Design, Manufacturing, and Management Systems
B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Michigan Technological

Alvi, Eskander, 1994, Professor of Economics
B.A. Dhaka; M.A., DePaul; M.A., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins

Anderson, Ariel L. H., 1986, Professor of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Studies
A.B.Ed., Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State

Anderson, Dawn L., 2015, Assistant Professor of Blindness and Low Vision Studies
B.S., Central Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan

Anderson, Mary L., 2008, Assistant Professor of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
B.A., Western Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., Oakland

Anderson, Mary Z., 1995, Professor of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Illinois

Andrasi, Paula, 1996, Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Health Programs
B.A., Michigan State; M.A., Ed.D., Western Michigan

Andreadis, Nicholas A., 1999, Dean, Lee Honors College and Associate Professor of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
B.A., Kent State; M.D., Creighton

Angles, Jeffrey, 2004, Professor of Japanese and Gender and Women’s Studies
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State

Apker, Julie, 2001, Associate Professor of Communication
B.A., Wisconsin; M.A., Ph.D., Kansas

Applegate, Brooks, 1999, Professor in the Department in the Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology
B.S., Wyoming; M.A., Morehead State; Ph.D., Texas A and M

Archer, D. Eric, 2014, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology
B.S., Alabama; M.S., Oklahoma State; M.Ed., Illinois (Chicago); Ph.D., Oklahoma State

Areaux, David, 2008, Chair and Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant
B.S., M.P.A.S., Grand Valley State

Ari-Gur, Judah, 1985, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
B.Sc., M.Sc., D.Sc., Technion-Israel Institute of Technology

Ari-Gur, Pnina, 1985, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
B.S.c., Bar-Ilan (Israel); M.Sc., D.Sc., Technion-Israel Institute of Technology

Arugaslan, Onur, 2002, Professor of Finance and Commercial Law
B.S., Bilkent (Turkey); Ph.D., Texas

Asefa, Sisay, 1980, Professor of Economics
B.A., Central College (Pella); M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State

Asher, Zachary D., 2018, Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
B.Sc., Colorado State; M.Sc., Colorado (Colorado Springs); Ph.D., Colorado State

Asumadu, Johnson, 1996, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
B.S., University of Science and Technology (Ghana); M.S., Aston (U.K.); M.E.E., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Ph.D., Missouri (Columbia)

Atashbar, Massood, 1999, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
B.S., Isfahan; M.S., Sharif; Ph.D., RMIT

Attanayake, Upul, 2010, Assistant Professor of Civil and Construction Engineering
B.S.E., University of Peradeniya (Sri Lanka); M.Eng., Asian Institute of Technology (Thailand); Ph.D., Wayne State

Ayers, Suzan F., 2004, Professor of Human Performance and Health Education
B.S., Winthrop; M.S., Florida; Ph.D., South Carolina

Bae, Seung-Hee, 2016, Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.E., Handong Global University; M.S., Seoul National University; Ph.D., Indiana

Bailey, Cathryn, 2008, Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies
Ph.D., Missouri

Baker, Kathleen, 2004, Professor of Geography
B.S., Central Michigan; M.S., Western Michigan; Ph.D., Michigan State

Baker, Lisa E., 1991, Professor of Psychology
B.A., New York (Oswego); M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt

Balden, Blair, 1996, Associate Professor of Aviation Sciences
B.S., State of New York; M.A., West Virginia; J.D., Thomas A. Cooley

Barkman, Todd, 2000, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
B.S., M.S., Michigan State; Ph.D., Texas (Austin)

Bautista, Manuel A., 2009, Professor of Physics
B.S., Universidad Simon Bolivar (Venezuela); Ph.D., Ohio State

Bazuin, Bradley, 2000, Chair and Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
B.S., Yale; M.S., Ph.D., Stanford

Beach, Andrea, 2004, Associated Dean, College of Education and Human Development; Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Research, and Technology
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State

Beane, Wendy S., 2013, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
B.A., B.S., Averett; Ph.D., Duke

Beasley, Samuel T., 2015, Assistant Professor of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
B.A., Kentucky; M.A., Indiana (Bloomington); Ph.D., Texas (Austin)

Bedrosian, Jan L., 1993, Professor of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
B.A., M.A., California (Santa Barbara); Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

Bennett, Patrick, 2015, Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Nevada (Las Vegas); M.S., Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon

Bensley, Robert J., 1993, Professor of Interdisciplinary Health Programs
B.S., Western Michigan; M.A., Central Michigan; Ph.D., Utah

Bentz, Amy E., 2015, Faculty Specialist II-Lecturer, Teaching, Learning, and Educational Studies
B.S., Michigan State; M.A.T., Wayne State; Ph.D., Western Michigan

Bergman, Karen, 2012, Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Western Michigan; Ph.D., Michigan State

Berkhofer III, Robert F., 2001, Associate Professor of History
B.A., Cornell; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard

Bertman, Steven B., 1994, Professor of Environment and Sustainability
B.S., Union; Ph.D., Yale

Berto, Luigi A., 2007, Professor of History
B.A., Ph.D., Venice (Italy)

Bhandari, Siddharth, 2019, Assistant Professor of Civil and Construction Engineering
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Colorado (Boulder)

Bhattacharjee, Shameek, 2018, Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.Tech, West Bengal University of Technology; M.S., Ph.D., Central Florida

Bierlein-Palmer, Louann, 2003, Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Research, and Technology
B.S., Michigan State; M.Ed., Arizona; Ed.D., Northern Arizona

Biggs, Christopher, 2011, Associate Professor of Music
B.A., American University; M.M. Arizona; D.M.A., Missouri (Kansas City)

Blaisure, Karen R., 1992, Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
B.S., Houghton; M.A., Pennsylvania State; Ph.D., Virginia Technological

Blickle, Peter, 1996, Professor of German and Gender and Women’s Studies
B.A., Western Michigan; A.M., Ph.D., Michigan

Bloom, Devin, 2015, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences and Environment and Sustainability
B.A., Saint Mary’s; M.S., Southeastern Louisiana; Ph.D., University of Toronto

Bondarchuk, Karen, 2002, Professor of Art
B.F.A., Nova Scotia College of Art and Design; M.A., Ohio State

Borden, Sandra L., 1996, Professor of Communication
B.J., Missouri (Columbia); M.A., Ohio State; Ph.D., Indiana

Borish, Linda J., 1991, Associate Professor of History and Gender and Women’s Studies
B.A., Skidmore; M.A., Ph.D., Maryland (College Park)

Bradburn, Elizabeth, 2004, Associate Professor of English
B.A., Amherst; M.A., Ph.D., Boston College

Brandão, José Antonio, 1997, Professor of History
B.A., Toronto; M.A., Ph.D., York

Burnie, David A., 1987, Professor of Finance and Commercial Law
B.A., Guelph; M.B.A., Windsor; Ph.D., Syracuse; CCM, CFA

Burns, Clement, 1994, Professor of Physics
B.A., Princeton; M.S., Ph.D., California (San Diego)

Burns, Stephanie, 2012, Associate Professor of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
B.F.A., Akron; M.Ed., Ph.D., Kent State

Bush, Jonathan E., 2001, Associate Professor of English
B.A., Bowling Green State; M.A., Northwestern State University of Louisiana; Ph.D., Purdue

Butt, Steven E., 1997, Interim Chair and Professor of Engineering Design, Manufacturing, and Management Systems
B.A., Earlham; M.S., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State

Butterfield, James M., 1988, Professor of Political Science
B.A., Indiana; M.A., Ph.D., Notre Dame

Byrd-Jacobs, Christine A., 1996, Interim Dean, Graduate College and Professor of Biological Sciences
B.S., Avila; Ph.D., Arizona

Campos, John, 1987, Director, Western Sound Studios, Music
B.M., Berklee College of Music

Carlson, Susan M., 1993, Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A., Central Florida; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State

Carr, Steven, 2012, Chair and Professor of Computer Science
B.S., Michigan Technological; M.S., Ph.D., Rice

Cassidy, Daniel P., 1998, Associate Professor of Geological and Environmental Sciences
B.S., Wisconsin; M.S., Indiana; Ph.D., Notre Dame

Cavalli, Matthew, 2018, Associate Dean, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
B.S., Wyoming; M.S., Ph.D., Michigan

Cekola, Cary, 2011, Faculty Specialist II, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
B.S., M.A., Ball State

Chajecki, Zbigniew, 2014, Assistant Professor of Physics
M.Sc., Warsaw University of Technology; M.S., Ph.D., Ohio State

Chapleau, Ann, 2010, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy
B.S., Western Michigan; M.S., Indiana University of South Bend; D.H.S., Indianapolis

Charland, William, 2006, Assistant Professor of Art
B.F.A., M.F.A., Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

Chase, Carla, 2006, Chair and Professor of Occupational Therapy
B.S., Indiana; M.S., Ed.D., Ball State

Cheatham, Christopher C., 2003, Associate Provost for Budget and Personnel and Associate Professor of Physical Education and Recreation
B.S., Miami (Ohio); M.S., Ball State; Ph.D., Kent State

Chen, Jou-Chen, 2016, Assistant Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
B.Ed., National Changhua University (Taiwan); M.S., Indiana (Bloomington); Ph.D., Virginia Tech

Chen, Kuanchin, 2001, Professor of Business Information Systems
B.B.A., Tunghai; M.S., Colorado; D.B.A., Cleveland State

Chin, Christina D., 2010, Associate Professor of Art
B.A., Michigan State; M.S., Northwestern; M.A., Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)

Cho, Christopher, 1984, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
B.S.M.E., Seoul National; M.S.M.E., Ph.D., SUNY (Stonybrook); P.E.

Choudhury, Alamgir, 2001, Associate Professor of Engineering Design, Manufacturing, and Management Systems
B.S., BUET (Dhaka); M.S., Ph.D., New Mexico State; P.E.

Christian, Sue Ellen, 2001, Associate Professor of Communication
B.A., Hope; M.A., Michigan

Chung, Sung G., 1986, Professor of Physics
B.En., Tokyo Institute of Technology; M.S., Ph.D., Tokyo

Ciccantell, Paul S, 2000, Professor of Sociology
B.A., Trinity; M.S., Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

Clark, John A., 1998, Chair and Professor of Political Science
A.B., Wabash; Ph.D., Ohio State

Clark, Sara E., 2013, Faculty Specialist II-Clinical, Occupational Therapy
A.B., M.S., Washington

Clements, Paul, 1996, Professor of Political Science
B.A., Harvard; M.P.A., Ph.D., Princeton

Cobern, William, 1997, Professor, Mallinson Institute for Science Education
M.A., San Diego State; Ph.D., Colorado

Code, David Loberg, 1992, Professor of Music
B.S., M.M., Illinois; Ph.D., Maryland

Colson, David, 2007, Professor of School of Music and Director; Frostic School of Art
B.M., Michigan; M.A., Iowa; D.M.A., Rice

Connors, Elyse, 2013, Assistant Professor of Blindness and Low Vision Studies
B.S., Minnesota; M.A., Asbury Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan

Cooney, Donald F., 1977, Associate Professor of Social Work
B.A., M.Div., Mary Immaculate; M.A., Fordham; Ph.D., Bryn Mawr

Coons, Lisa, 2012, Associate Professor of Music
B.M., Missouri (Kansas City); M.A., State University of New York (Stony Brook); M.F.A., Ph.D., Princeton

Corder, J. Kevin, 1995, Professor of Political Science
B.A., Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., Washington (St. Louis)

Councell-Vargas, Martha, 2010, Associate Professor of Music
B.M., Oberlin; M.M., Rice; Ph.D., Iowa

Cousins, James P., 2011, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences; Master Faculty Specialist, History
B.A., Ohio State; M.A., Ph.D., Kentucky

Covell, Stephen, 2003, Chair and Associate Professor of Comparative Religion
B.A., California (San Diego); M.A., Hawaii (Manoa); Ph.D., Princeton

Cowan, Scott, 2001, Professor of Music
B.M., M.M., New England Conservatory of Music; D.M.A., Miami

Craig, Stephen E., 1999, Professor of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
B.A., Texas Tech; M.S., Texas A & M (Commerce); Ph.D., North Texas

Crawford II, Charles E., 1995, Professor of Sociology
B.A., Florida; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State

Criter, Robin, 2015, Assistant Professor of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
B.S., Saint Louis; M.A., Au.D., Iowa; Ph.D., Nebraska (Lincoln)

Crotchett, Cat, 1996, Professor of Art
B.F.A., Illinois; M.F.A., Bowling Green State

Crumpton, Teresa, 1991, Master Faculty Specialist, Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
B.A., Michigan State; M.A., Western Michigan; Au.D., Florida

Cundiff, Patrick, 2015, Assistant Professor of Sociology
M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State

Damashek, Amy L., 2009, Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign); Ph.D., Missouri (Columbia)

Daneshvar Kakhki, Mohammad, 2018, Assistant Professor of Business Information Systems
B.Sc., M.S., SHARIF University of Technology; Ph.D., North Carolina (Greensboro)

David, Virginia, 2018, Faculty Specialist I-Lecturer, Special Education and Literacy Studies
B.A., Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo (Brazil); M.A., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign); Ph.D., Michigan State

Davis, Jon, 2004, Professor of Mathematics Education
B.S. Wisconsin (Eau Claire); M.S., Wisconsin (Madison); Ph.D., Minnesota

DeCamp, Whitney, 2011, Professor of Sociology
Ph.D., Delaware   

DeChano-Cook, Lisa, 2001, Associate Professor of Geography
B.A., Juniata; M.S., North Dakota; M.A., Ohio; Ph.D., Southwest Texas State

deDoncker, Elise, 1982, Professor of Computer Science
Licentiate in Mathematics, Vrije Universiteit (Brussels); Ph.D., Katholieke Universiteit (Leuven)

DeFulio, Anthony, 2015, Associate Professor of Psychology
B.S., Florida (Gainsville); M.S., North Texas; Ph.D., Florida (Gainsville)

DeMello, James, 1987, Chair and Professor of Finance and Commercial Law
B.Comm, Bombay (India); M.B.A., D.B.A., Kent State

Deshpande, Satish, 1990, Dean, Haworth College of Business; Professor of Management
B.Com, Bombay; Ph.D., Iowa

Diaconu, Mioara, 2015, Assistant Professor of Social Work
M.S.W., M.S.A., Andrews; Ph.D., Texas (Arlington)

Diaz, Hector L., 2013, Professor of Social Work
B.A., Antillean College; M.S., Case Western Reserve; Ph.D., Illinois (Chicago)

Dickinson, Alyce M., 1984, Professor of Psychology
B.A., Lycoming; M.A., Fairleigh Dickinson; Ph.D., Western Michigan

Dirette, Diane, 1999, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy
B.S., Eastern Michigan; M.A, Ph.D., New York

Docherty, Kathryn M., 2011, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
B.S., Marist College; Ph.D., Notre Dame

Doudna, Kimberly D., 2015, Faculty Specialist II, Family and Consumer Sciences
B.A., Muskingum College; M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State

Duncan, Jeremy, 2017, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
Ph.D., Iowa

Durbin, Steven M., 2013, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Purdue

Ealy, Clifton, 1989, Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Michigan; M.A., Wayne State; Ph.D., Chicago

Eberth, Steven D., 2017, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy
M.S., Western Michigan; D.O.T, Chatham

Edwards, Autumn 2005, Professor of Communication
B.S., Texas Tech; M.A., Kansas; Ph.D., Ohio

Edwards, Chad, 2005, Professor of Communication
B.A., M.A., Texas Tech; Ph.D., Kansas

Edwards, Vickie L., 2017, Assistant Professor of Public Affairs and Administration
M.P.A., Georgia College and State University; Ph.D., Georgia

Egan, Philip J., 1984, Associate Professor of English
B.A., College of the Holy Cross; M.A., Ph.D., Kansas

Ehrhardt, Kristal, 1995, Professor of Special Education and Literacy Studies
B.A., Miami (Ohio); M.Ed., Ph.D., Cincinnati

Ellis, Todd, 2015, Assistant Professor, Mallison Institute for Science Education and Geography
B.S., Pennsylvania State; M.S., Ph.D., Colorado State

Emerson, Charles, 1999, Associate Professor of Geography
B.S., Georgia; M.A., Ph.D., Iowa

Eminhizer, Alyssa, 2019, Faculty Specialist I-Clinical Specialist, Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
B.S., Purdue; Au.D., Western Michigan

Eng, Jacqueline, 2008, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
B.S., California (Davis); M.A., Ph.D., California (Santa Barbara)

Engelmann, Paul V., 1987, Professor, Engineering Design, Manufacturing, and Management Systems
B.S., M.A., Ed.D., Western Michigan

Enkhtaivan, Bolortuya, 2016, Assistant Professor of Finance and Commercial Law
M.A., Virginia; Ph.D., Texas A&M International

Ernst, Beth K., 2016, Faculty Specialist II, Business Information Systems
B.A., Purdue; M.A., Ed., Toledo

Essani, Karim, 1989, Professor of Biological Sciences
B.S., M.S., Karachi (Pakistan); Ph.D., Western Ontario (Canada)

Famiano, Michael A., 2005, Professor of Physics
B.S., M.S., Michigan; Ph.D., Ohio State

Farber, Paul, 1986, Professor of Teaching, Learning and Educational Studies
B.A., M.S.Ed., Ph.D., SUNY (Buffalo)

Fava, Maria Cristina, 2017, Assistant Professor of Music
B.A., National Conservatory of Music (Italy); M.M., Bowling Green; Ph.D., University of Rochester

Feng, Mingming, 2012, Associate Professor of Accountancy
B.S., Liaoning Institute of Technology; Masters, Dong Bei; Masters, Missouri State; Ph.D., Oklahoma State

Ferrin, Bruce, 1998, Professor of Marketing
B.A., Monmouth; M.S., Iowa State; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State

Fetters, Marcia, 2001, Associate Dean and Director of Teacher Education, College of Education and Human Development; Associate Professor of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Studies
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State

Fiore, Jennifer, 2015, Assistant Professor, School of Music
B.M.E., M.M.E., Ph.D., Kansas

Flanagan, David J., 1992, Professor of Management
B.S., Illinois (Urbana); Ph.D., Indiana

Fleming, Paul D., 1996, Professor of Chemical and Paper Engineering
B.Sc., Ohio State; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard

Fogarty, Kieran, 2002, Professor of Occupational Therapy
B.S., M.S., Southern Illinois; Ph.D., Arkansas

Foley, Lauren, 2018, Assistant Professor of Political Science
B.A., Dartmouth; J.D., Michigan State College of Law; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins

Fong, Alvis Cheuk Min, 2016, Associate Professor of Computer Science
B.Eng. (Hons.), M.Sc., Imperial College London (UK); M.Sc., University of Oxford (UK); Ph.D., University of Auckland (NZ)

Ford, Yvonne, 2009, Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., Ph.D., Michigan

Foster, Jennifer, 2012, Associate Professor of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
B.A., Cedarville; M.S., Palm Beach Atlantic; Ph.D., Central Florida

Foulk, Lin, 2003, Professor of Music
B.M., Missouri (Kansas City); M.M., D.M.A., Wisconsin (Madison)

Fredericks, Tycho K., 1995, Professor of Engineering Design, Manufacturing, and Management Systems
B.S., Ursinus; M.S., Ph.D., Wichita State

Freeman, Susan, 2010, Chair and Assistant Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies
B.A., Furman; M.A., Cincinnati; Ph.D., Ohio State

Freudenburg, Gene, 2006, Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Valparaiso; M.S., St. Louis; Ph.D., Washington (St. Louis)

Frieder, Jessica E., 2011, Associate Professor of Psychology
B.S., Allegheny College; M.A., Ohio State; Ph.D., Utah State

Fruth, Stacie J., 2016, Chair and Professor of Physical Therapy
B.S., Michigan; M.S., Massachusetts; M.S., D.H.Sc., Indianapolis

Fuqua, R. Wayne, 1976, Professor of Psychology
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Florida

G-L

Gapova, Elena, 2007, Professor of Sociology and Gender and Women’s Studies
Ph.D., Minsk State Institute

Garza Mitchell, Regina, 2014, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Technology and Research
B.A., M.A., Ed.D., Central Michigan

Gaynor, Scott T., 2001, Professor of Psychology
B.A., Wisconsin (Milwaukee); M.A., Ph.D., North Carolina (Greensboro)

Geier, Brett, 2014, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology
B.A., Hope College; M.A., Grand Valley State; Ed.D., Western Michigan

Geiser, John R., 1999, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
B.S., Pittsburgh; Ph.D., Washington

Gershon, Richard A., 1989, Professor of Communication
B.A., Goddard; M.Ed., Vermont; Ph.D., Ohio

Ghantasala, Muralidhar, 2003, Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
B.S., M.S., Andhra; M.S., Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science

Gigante, Maria, 2012, Associate Professor of English
B.A., SUNY (Geneseo); M.A., Ph.D., Maryland

Gill, Sharon, 2008, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
B.S., M.S., Manitoba (Canada); Ph.D., York (U.K.)

Goetz, Barry, 2001, Professor of Sociology
B.A., Boston; M.A., Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

Gogan, Brian J., 2011, Associate Professor of English
B.A., Xavier; M.A., Marquette; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Gómez, Pablo, 2015, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
B.S., Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila; M.Sc., Ph.D., CINVESTAV, National Polytechnic Institute

Gorczyca, Thomas W., 1997, Professor of Physics
B.S., Massachusetts (Amherst); Ph.D., Colorado (Boulder)

Grant, Theresa, 1996, Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Saint Peters College; M.A., Maryland; Ph.D., Delaware

Grantner, Janos, 1994, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
M.Sc., Ph.D., Technical University (Budapest); Candidate of Technical Science, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Gray, Lori, 2016, Assistant Professor, School of Interdisciplinary Health Programs
B.A, Michigan; M.A., Western Michigan; Ph.D., Michigan State

Greene, Timothy J., 2005, Professor of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering & Engineering Management
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Purdue

Gribbin, Donald W., 2006, Professor of Accountancy
B.A., Bethel College; M.S.A., Western Michigan; Ph.D., Oklahoma State, C.P.A., Michigan

Grieves, Holly, 2014, Faculty Specialist II
B.A., M.S.O.T., Western Michigan; O.T.D., Texas Women’s University

Grinnell, Richard M., 2004, Professor of Social Work
M.A., Chicago; B.A., Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

Grunert Kowalske, Megan L., 2011, Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Indianapolis; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue

Gu, Chien-Juh, 2007, Professor of Sociology
Ph.D., Michigan State

Guda, Ramakrishna, 2008, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.Sc., Nagajuna Govt Degree College (India); M.Sc., Hyberbad (India); Ph.D., Mumbai (India)

Gullon-Rivera, Angel, 2012, Associate Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
B.A., University of Puerto Rico; M.S., Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

Gupta, Ajay, 1989, Professor of Computer Science
B.E., B.I.T.S. (Pilani, India); M.S., Ph.D., Purdue

Gupta, Tarun, 1988, Professor of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering & Engineering Management; Engineering Design, Manufacturing, and Management Systems
B.S., India Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University; M.S., National Institute of Industrial Engineering (India); Ph.D., Wisconsin (Milwaukee)

Gustafson, Peter A., 2008, Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.S., Ph.D., Michigan

Haas, Johnson, 2000, Associate Professor of Geological and Environmental Sciences and Environment and Sustainability
B.Sc., Auburn; Ph.D., Washington (St. Louis)

Hadden, Sally E, 2009, Associate Professor of History
B.A., North Carolina (Chapel Hill); M.A., J.D., Ph.D., Harvard

Hadley, Wanda, 2014, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology
B.S., M.A., Ohio State; Ph.D., Dayton

Hains, LTC Decker B., 2016, Master Faculty Specialist, Civil and Construction Engineering
B.S., United States Military Academy; M.S., Alaska (Anchorage); M.S., Missouri (Rolla); Ph.D., Lehigh

Hallett, Lucius, 2008, Assistant Professor of Geography
B.A., New Hampshire; M.A., Ph.D., Kansas

Hamel, Annette N., 2012, Faculty Specialist II
B.A., Michigan State; M.B.A., Lake Superior State; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio

Hampton, Duane R., 1986, Associate Professor of Geological and Environmental Sciences
B.S., Michigan State; M.S., Auburn; Ph.D., Colorado State

Han, Bernard, 1998, Professor of Business Information Systems
B.S., National Chiao-Tung; M.B.A., Arizona State; Ph.D., Washington

Hansford, Claudia M., 2007, Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
B.S., Western Michigan; Ph.D., Michigan

Hanson, Nicholas, 2014, Associate Professor of Human Performance and Health Education
B.S., M.S., Nebraska (Omaha); Ph.D., Ohio State

Harrison, Jennifer E., 2011, Interim Director and Associate Professor of Social Work
B.S., Michigan State; M.S.W., Houston

Harrison, Robert L., 2009, Associate Professor of Marketing
B.A., M.B.A., Western Michigan; Ph.D., Nebraska (Lincoln)

Hart-Young, Allison, 1996, Professor of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Studies
B.A., Swarthmore; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan

Hartmann, David J., 1996, Chair and Professor of Sociology
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Chicago

Hauptmann, Emily, 1996, Professor of Political Science and Gender and Women’s Studies
B.A., M.A., Johns Hopkins; M.A., Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

Hawker, Norman W., 1994, Professor of Finance and Commercial Law
B.B.A., J.D., Michigan

He, Chansheng, 1995, Professor of Geography
B.S., M.S., Northwestern College of Agriculture, Yangling Shaanxi (China); Ph.D., Michigan State

Hearit, Keith M., 1996, Professor of Communication
B.A.A., M.A., Central Michigan; Ph.D., Purdue

Hega, Gunther M., 1994, Associate Professor of Political Science
Vordiplom, Tubingen (Germany); M.A., Ph.D., Washington (St. Louis)

Henderson, Charles, 2002, Director of Mallinson Institute for Science Education; Professor of Physics
B.A., Macalester; M.S., Ph.D., Minnesota

Hennlich, Andrew, 2012, Associate Professor of Art
B.A., Minnesota; M.A., North Carolina (Chapel Hill); Ph.D., Manchester

Hermann-Wilmarth, Jill, 2005, Professor of Teaching, Learning and Educational Studies, and Gender and Women’s Studies
B.A., Agnes Scott College; M.Ed., Ph.D., Georgia

Herrington, Joan, 1996, Chair and Professor of Theatre
B.A., Wesleyan; M.A., City University-Hunter College; Ph.D., University of California (Los Angeles)

Higgins, Matthew L., 1995, Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Illinois

Hill, Sarah, 2002, Associate Professor of Environment and Sustainability
B.A., Kenyon; M.A., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins  

Hillenbrand, Kathryn, 1988, Master Faculty Specialist, Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
B.S., Western Michigan; M.A., Northwestern

Hock, Nancy, 2011, Master Faculty Specialist, Occupational Therapy
B.S., Western Michigan; M.O.T., Texas Women’s

Hoffmann, Susan, 2000, Professor of Political Science
B.A., Marquette; M.U.P., Wisconsin (Milwaukee); Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

Holtzman, Jon, 2003, Professor of Anthropology
B.A., Haverford; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan

Homan, Willem, 1996, Professor of Aviation Sciences
B.S., M.T., Southeastern Oklahoma State; M.B.A., Arizona State; Ed.D., Northern Arizona

Hoover, Donald, 2017, Professor of Physical Therapy
B.S., Indiana State; M.S., Kansas State; M.S.P.T., University of Kansas Medical Center; Ph.D., Kansas

Hopfensperger, Jim, 2005, Professor of Art
B.A., Michigan State; M.A., Illinois; M.F.A., Michigan

Hoppe, Pamela, 2004, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
B.A., Cornell; Ph.D., Princeton

Horvitz, Brian, 2006, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Research, and Technology
B.A., Rutgers; M.S., Pennsylvania; M.S., Ph.D., Indiana

Houshyar, Abdolazim, 1988, Professor of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering & Engineering Management
B.S., Shiraz (Iran); M.S., Ph.D., Florida

Hovestadt, Alan J., 1985, Professor of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
B.S., M.S., Ed.D., Northern Illinois

Howard, Gregory, 1998, Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A., California (Irvine); M.A., Ph.D., SUNY (Albany)

Huang, Wei-Chiao, 1985, Chair and Professor of Economics
B.A., National Taiwan; M.A., Ph.D., California (Santa Barbara)

Hudson, Jennifer, 2012, Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
B.S., Cornell; M.S.E., Ph.D., Michigan

Hueng, James C., 2003, Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., National Taiwan; M.A., Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

Huffman, David L., 2001, Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Jones; M.S., Illinois State; Ph.D., Illinois

Huitema, Bradley E., 1968, Professor of Psychology
B.A., Southern Illinois; M.A., Western Michigan; Ph.D., Colorado State

Hurwitz, Mark S., 2005, Associate Professor of Political Science
B.A., SUNY (Buffalo); J.D., Brooklyn Law School; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State

Hwang, Geumchan, 2017, Assistant Professor of Human Performance and Health Education
B.P.E., Korea University; M.B.A., M.S., Missouri; Ph.D., Minnesota

Hyter, Yvette, 1998, Professor of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
B.S., M.A., Western Michigan; Ph.D., Temple

Ikonomov, Pavel G., 2003, Associate Professor of Engineering Design, Manufacturing, and Management Systems
M.E., Technical University of Varna (Bulgaria); M.S., Muroran Institute (Japan); Ph.D., Hokkaido (Japan)

Intindola, Melissa L., 2015, Associate Professor of Management
B.S., M.B.A., Indiana (Southeast); Ph.D., New Mexico State

Isea, Antonio, 1996, Professor of Spanish
B.A., Tennessee (Chattanooga); M.A., Florida State; Ph.D., Colorado (Boulder)

Isidro, Elizabeth, 2018, Assistant Professor of Special Education and Literacy Studies
B.S., University of Philippines; M.A., Ph.D., Texas Tech

Jackson, Yvonne, 2018, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
B.S., M.A., Wayne State; Ed.D., Walden

Jacobson, Daniel, 1996, Professor of Music
B.A., Westminster; M.A., California State (Long Beach); Ph.D., California (Santa Barbara)

Jellies, John, 1995, Professor of Biological Sciences
B.A., Blackburn; M.S. Illinois State; Ph.D., Texas (Austin)

Johnson, Douglas, 2013, Associate Professor of Psychology
B.S., Central Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan

Johnson, Jason, 2017, Faculty Specialist II, Computer Science
B.S., M.S., Western Michigan

Johnson, Phillip D., 2001, Associate Professor of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
B.A., Virginia Union; M.A., Ph.D., New York University

Johnson, Rand H., 1990, Professor of Classics
B.A., M.A., Brigham Young; M.A., Ph.D., UCLA

Johnston, Paul A., Jr., 1989, Professor of English
B.A., Michigan; Ph.D., Edinburgh

Jones, Jeffrey, 2008, Associate Professor of Teaching, Learning and Educational Studies
B.A., Colorado; M.A., Adams State; Ph.D., Virginia

Junger, Richard, 1996, Associate Professor of Communication
B.A., Minnesota; M.A., Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

Kachun, Mitch A., 2001, Associate Professor of History
B.A., Pennsylvania State; M.S., Illinois State; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell

Kaczmarek, Stephen E., 2015, Assistant Professor of Geological and Environmental Sciences
B.S., Ph.D., Michigan State

Kaminski, Donna, 1983, Associate Professor of Computer Science
B.A., M.A., M.S., Ph.D., Western Michigan

Kane, Donald, 2005, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
Ph.D., Oregon

Kang, Hyun Bin, 2018, Assistant Professor of Statistics
B.S., Rice; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State

Kapenga, John, 1981, Associate Professor of Computer Science
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Western Michigan

Karowe, David N., 1996, Professor of Biological Sciences
B.A., Harvard; M.S., Ph.D., Michigan

Karpov, Vyacheslav, 1996, Professor of Sociology
B.A., Leningrad; Ph.D., Ohio State

Karsten, Amanda, 2017, Faculty Specialist II, Psychology
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan

Katbamna, Bharti, 1995, Professor of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
B.Sc., Bombay; M.A., Ph.D., Cincinnati

Katerattanakul, Pairin, 2000, Associate Professor of Business Information Systems
M.B.A., Thammasat (Bangkok); M.A., Ph.D., Nebraska (Lincoln)

Katrovas, Richard, 2002, Professor of English
B.A., San Diego State; M.F.A., Iowa

Kayani, Asghar N., 2006, Accelerator Physicist, Physics
M.Sc., M.Phil., Pakistan; Ph.D., Ohio

Kayany, Joseph M., 1995, Associate Professor of Communication
B.S., Indore; M.A., Philippines; Ph.D., Florida State

Keele, Denise, 2009, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Environment and Sustainability
B.S., M.S., Tennessee (Knoxville); Ph.D., SUNY (ESF)

Kehew, Alan E., 1986, Professor of Geological and Environmental Sciences
B.S., Bucknell; M.S., Montana State; Ph.D., Idaho

Kelley, R. Mark, 2017, Director and Professor of Interdisciplinary Health Programs
B.S.E., John Brown; M.Ed., Ph.D., Arkansas

Kim, Dae Shik, 2009, Professor of Blindness and Low Vision Studies
M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan University

Kim, Jinseok, 2017, Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
B.S., M.E., Hannam University; M.E., Ph.D., Texas A & M

Kim, Ok-Kyeong, 2007, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.Ed., Taegu; M.Ed., Korea National; M.S.T., Ph.D., Missouri

Kimmel, Jean, 2001, Professor of Economics
B.A., George Washington; M.A., Delaware; Ph.D., North Carolina

King-Barry, Susan, 2008, Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant
B.S.N., Illinois; B.S.M., Western Michigan; M.P.A.S., Nebraska

Klekar, Cynthia, 2005, Director, School of Communication and Associate Professor of English
B.A., M.A., Texas (San Antonio); Ph.D., West Virginia

Kline, Andrew, 2001, Associate Dean, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences; Professor of Chemical and Paper Engineering
B.S., Ch.E., Ph.D., Michigan Technological

Kline, Kathleen, 1997, Professor of Mathematics
B.A., M.A., Ed.D., Michigan

Koelling, Melinda, 2004, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Chicago; Ph.D., Michigan     

Kohler, Steven L., 2001, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences and Environment and Sustainability
B.S., Wichita State; M.S., Ph.D., Michigan

Kominz, Michelle A., 1997, Professor of Geological and Environmental Sciences
B.A., Colby College; M.S., Rhode Island; Ph.D., Columbia

Koretsky, Carla M., 2000, Associate Professor of Geological and Environmental Sciences and Environment and Sustainability
B.S., Washington; B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins

Korista, Kirk T., 1997, Professor of Physics
B.S., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign); Ph.D., Ohio State

Koshmanova, Tetyana, 2001, Professor of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Studies
B.S., Drogobych; M.A.Ed., L’viv; Ph.D., Dragomanov Pedagogical University; Ph.D., Institute for Research on Pedagogy and Psychology of Professional Education, Academy of Pedogogical Sciences of Ukraine

Kramer, Ronald C., 1978, Professor of Sociology
B.A., Toledo; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State

Kretovics, Joseph, 1996, Professor of Educational Leadership, Research, and Technology
B.S., Ohio; Ed.M., Bowling Green; Ph.D., Miami (Ohio)

Kreuze, Jerry G., 1983, Professor of Accountancy
B.S., Ferris State; M.B.A., Western Michigan; Ph.D., Missouri; C.P.A., Michigan

Krishnamurthy, R. V., 1991, Professor of Geological and Environmental Sciences
B.Sc., M.Sc., Utkal; Ph.D., Physical Research Laboratory Ahmedabad

Kuchta, Todd, 2004, Associate Professor of English
B.A., M.A., John Carroll; Ph.D., Indiana

Kuder, Nicholas, 2013, Assistant Professor of Art
B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design; M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art

Kuersten, Ashlyn, 1997, Professor of Political Science
B.A., Louisville; M.A., Ph.D., South Carolina

Kujawski, Daniel, 1996, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
M.Sc., D.Sc., Warsaw Technical; Ph.D., Polish Academy of Sciences (Warsaw)

Kutzko, David, 2001, Associate Professor of Classics
B.A., Iowa; Ph.D., Michigan

Kwigizile, Valerian, 2011, Associate Professor of Civil and Construction Engineering
B.Sc., Dar-Es-Salaam; M.Sc., Florida State; Ph.D., Nevada (Las Vegas)

Lagerwey, Mary, 1995, Director and Professor of Nursing
B.A., Calvin; B.S., Grand Valley State; M.S., Michigan State; Ph.D., Western Michigan

Lambert, Priscilla, 2004, Associate Professor of Political Science and Gender and Women’s Studies
B.A., Trinity; M.A. Keio (Tokyo); M.A., Ph.D., California (San Diego)

Lancendorfer, Karen M., 2005, Professor of Marketing
B.S., Eastern Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State

Langsam, Sheldon, 1988, Professor of Accountancy
B.S., Ohio; M.S., SUNY (Albany); Ph.D., Arkansas; C.P.A., Michigan and New York

Larson, Jil, 1992, Associate Professor of English
B.A., Macalester; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana

Lawoti, Mahendra, 2005, Associate Professor of Political Science
B.Tech., Calicut (India); M.U.R.P., Hawaii; Ph.D., Pittsburgh

Lawson, Daryl, 2018, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
B.S., Central Michigan; M.P.T., Southern California; D.Sc., Loma Linda

Ledyaev, Yuri, 1997 Professor of Mathematics
M.S., Ph.D., Moscow Institute for Physics and Technology; Dr.Sc. Steklov Institute

Lee, Ho-Sung, 1999, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
B.S., Korea Maritime; M.S., Ph.D., Michigan

Lee, Kevin H., 2017, Instructor, Statistics
Bachelor, Masters, Korea University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State

Lee, Sangwoo, 2015, Assistant Professor of Human Performance and Health Education
B.P.E., Kyonggi University; M.S.S., Seoul National University; Ph.D., Texas Women’s

Lee, Tiffany, 2013, Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Health Programs
B.S., Florida; M.A., Alabama (Birmingham); G.C., Ph.D., Western Michigan

Leja, James, 1997, Chair and Professor of Blindness and Low Vision Studies
B.S., M.S., Western Michigan; Ph.D., Southern Illinois

Lemberg, David S., 1997, Associate Professor of Geography
A.B., California (Berkeley); M.R.P., North Carolina (Chapel Hill); Ph.D., California (Santa Barbara)

Lemmer, Kristina M., 2012, Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
B.S.E., M.S.E., Ph.D., Michigan

Lepisto, Douglas A., 2015, Assistant Professor of Management
B.A., Kalamazoo College; M.A., Chicago; M.S., Ph.D., Boston College

Levin, Mariana, 2015, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.A., California (San Diego); M.A., Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

Lewis, James B., 1995, Associate Professor of Human Performance and Health Education
B.A., M.S., Southern Illinois; Ph.D., Indiana

Lewis, Ramona, 2012, Faculty Specialist II-Lecturer in the Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology
B.A., Arizona State; M.A., Bowling Green State; Ed.D., Eastern Michigan

Lewis Ginebaugh, Kathryn, 2002, Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Health Programs
B.A., Macalaster; M.A., Psy.D., Nova Southwestern

Li, Kecheng, 2016, Chair and Professor of Chemical and Paper Engineering
B.Sc., M.Sc., Shaanxi University (China); Ph.D., University of Toronto

Li, Ming, 2013, Dean, College of Education and Human Development and Professor of Human Performance and Health Education
B.Ed., Guangzhou Sport (China); M.Ed., Hangzhou (China); Ed.D., Kansas

Lilien, Leszek, 2005, Assistant Professor of Computer Science
M.S., Poland; M.S., Ph.D., Pennsylvania

Lindstrom, Debra, 1992, Professor of Occupational Therapy
B.S. Ed., Northern Illinois; M.O.T., Ph.D., Western Michigan

Linn, Cindy L., 2000, Professor of Biological Sciences
B.S., M.S., Illinois; M.A., Ph.D., Rice

Liou, William W., 1997, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
B.S., National Cheng Kung (Taiwan); M.S., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State

Lisovskaya, Elena, 1996, Professor of Sociology
B.A., Leningrad; Ph.D., Ohio State

Little, Adriane, 2008, Associate Professor of Art
B.S., Buffalo State College; M.F.A., Suny (Buffalo)

Litvinova, Elena, 2013, Associate Professor of Physics
M.Sc., Obninsk State Technical University; M.Sc., Gorkey Literary Institute; Ph.D., Bogoliubov Laboratory of Theoretical Physics

Litynski, Daniel M., 1999, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
M.S., Rochester; B.S., Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic

Liu, Tianshu, 2004, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
B.S., M.S., Nanjing (China); M.S., Ph.D., Purdue

Liu, Yuanlong, 1998, Chair and Professor of Health, Physical Education and Recreation
B.S., Inner Mongolia; M.P.E., Ph.D., British Columbia

Lo, Jane-Jane, 2002, Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., National Taiwan; M.S., Tsing Hua; Ph.D., Florida State

López, Irma, 1994, Interim Director, Institute of Intercultural and Anthropological Studies; Interim Director, African American and African Studies Program; Interim Chair of Anthropology, and Professor of Spanish
B.A., Weber State; M.A., Utah; Ph.D., Kansas

Lu, Wenling, 2014, Assistant Professor of Finance and Commercial Law
M.B.A., Auburn; Ph.D., Washington State

Lu, Yan, 2011, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
B.S., M.S., Nanjing; Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

Luqmani, Mushtaq, 1977, Chair and Professor of Marketing
B.S., Karachi (Pakistan); B.S., Indiana Institute of Technology; M.B.A., Ph.D., Michigan State

Lynde-Recchia, Molly, 1993, Professor of French
B.A., California (Davis); M.A., Ph.D., Indiana

Lyon-Callo, Vincent, 1998, Associate Professor of Sociology and Gender and Women’s Studies
B.A., Connecticut; M.A., Ph.D., Massachusetts (Amherst)

Lyon-Jenness, Cheryl H., 2000, Master Faculty Specialist, History
B.A., Kalamazoo College; M.S., Michigan; Ph.D., Western Michigan

Lyth, David M., 1987, Professor of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering & Engineering Management; Engineering Design, Manufacturing, and Management Systems
B.S., Michigan Technological; M.S., Western Michigan; Ph.D. Michigan State; CQE

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Machiorlatti, Jennifer, 2004, Associate Professor of Communication
B.A., M.A., Michigan; Ph.D., Wayne State

Mackey, D. Steven, 2008, Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Delaware; M.A., SUNY (Buffalo); Ph.D. Manchester (U.K.)

Mackey, Niloufer, 1994, Professor of Mathematics
M.A., M.S., Ph.D., SUNY (Buffalo)

Mallak, Larry A., 1993, Professor of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering & Engineering Management; Engineering Design, Manufacturing, and Management Systems
B.S., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign); M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Tech

Manley, R. Adam, 2009, Associate Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
B.S., M.S., Ferris State; Ph.D., Virginia Technological

Mansberger, Nancy B., 2010, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Research, and Technology
B.M., M.M., Ed.D., Western Michigan

Martini, Edwin A., 2005, Associate Provost, Extended University Programs and Associate Professor of History
B.S., Pitzer College; Ph.D., Maryland (College Park)

Martino, John R., 1993, Professor of Mathematics
B.S., George Mason; M.S., Ph.D., Northwestern

Mathews, Gary R., 1976, Professor of Social Work
B.A., Cincinnati; M.S.W., Wayne State; Ph.D., Western Michigan

Maury, Nichole, 2004, Professor of Art
B.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago; M.F.A., Iowa

McCullough, Monica, 2017, Faculty Specialist II-Lecturer, Biological Sciences
B.S., Ph.D., Western Michigan

McDonnell, Kelly A., 2000, Professor of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
B.A., Franklin and Marshall; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana

McGee, Heather, 2009, Associate Professor of Psychology
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan

McGrady, Michele L., 2015, B.A., Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Health Programs
Michigan State; M.A., Heidleburg College; GCP, Ph.D., Western Michigan

McIver, Derrick, 2012, Associate Professor of Management
B.S., Ferris State; M.B.A., Texas A&M (Corpus Christi); Ph.D., Texas (San Antonio)

McKean, Joseph W., 1978, Professor of Statistics
B.S., Geneva College; M.S., Arizona; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State

McMorrow, Shannon, 2016, Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Health Programs
B.S., Miami; M.P.H., San Jose State; Ph.D., Western Michigan

Meade, David, 2004, Associate Professor of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering & Engineering Management
B.S., Lake Superior State; M.S., St. Thomas; Ph.D., Western Michigan

Meeusen, Meghann, 2015, Faculty Specialist II-Lecturer, English
B.S., M.A., Western Michigan; Ph.D., Illinois State

Meng, Lei, 2011, Associate Professor of Geography
B.S., Nanjing; M.S., China Agricultural; M.S., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign); Ph.D., Texas A & M

Merati, Parviz, 1986, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
B.S., Abadan Institute of Technology (Iran); M.S., Illinois Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign); P.E.

Metwalli, Ali, 1985, Professor of Finance and Commercial Law
B.Comm., AIN Shams University (Egypt); M.B.A., Siena College; Ph.D., St. Louis

Meyer, Donald J., 1991, Professor of Economics
B.A., Michigan State; Ph.D., Texas A & M

Meyer, Richard T., 2015, Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
B.S., M.S., Missouri (Rolla); Ph.D., Purdue; P.E.

Michael, Timothy J., 2000, Professor of Health, Physical Education and Recreation
B.S., Temple; M.S., Texas Christian; Ph.D., Pittsburgh

Miles, Ann, 1994, Professor of Sociology
B.A., Chicago; M.P.H., Columbia; Ph.D., Syracuse

Millar, Michael, 2002, Associate Professor of Spanish
B.A., Denison; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan

Miller, Damon, 1997, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
B.S., M.Engr., Ph.D., Louisville

Miller, John B., 1995, Professor of Chemistry
B.A., Harvard; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton

Miller, Michael G., 2002, Professor of Human Performance and Health Education
B.S., California Univ of Pennsylvania; M.S., Ed.D., West Virginia; M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan

Mingus, Matthew S., 1998, Professor of Public Affairs and Administration
B.A., Denver; M.P.A., Victoria; Ph.D., Colorado (Denver)

Mingus, Tabitha, 1998, Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Western Michigan; M.A., Central Michigan; Ph.D., Northern Colorado

Minnick, Lisa, 2004, Associate Professor of English
B.A, Florida; M.A., Ph.D., Georgia

Miron, Gary, 1997, Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology
B.S., Northern Michigan; D.S.S., Ph.D., Stockholm

Mirzeler, Mustafa, 2003, Professor of English
B.A., California State (San Bernardino); M.A., Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

Mo, Yirong, 2002, Professor of Chemistry
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Xiamen, China

Moe, Angela, 2002, Professor of Sociology
B.A., Wisconsin (Eau Claire); M.S., Wisconsin (Milwaukee); Ph.D., Arizona State

Morris, Joseph R., 1984, Professor of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
B.A., Central State (Ohio); M.A., Ph.D., Michigan

Moser, Christine, 2005, Professor of Economics
B.A., Missouri (Columbia); M.A., Ph.D., Cornell

Muchmore, James, 1998, Associate Professor of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Studies
B.S., M.Ed., Vanderbilt; Ph.D., Michigan

Mukherjee, Debasri, 2002, Associate Professor of Economics
B.Sc., M.Sc., Calcutta; Ph.D., California (Riverside)

Mumuni, Alhassan, 2011, Professor of Marketing
B.Sc., University of Ghana; M.A., Ph.D., Norwegian School of Economics & Business Administration

Munley, Patrick H., 1999, Chair and Professor of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
B.S., Seton Hall; M.A., Ph.D., Maryland

Murray, James M., 2007, Professor of History
B.M., University of the Pacific; Ph.D., Northwestern

Naghshineh, Koorosh, 1994, Chair and Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
B.S., M.S., Louisiana State; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State; P.E.

Nagle, Christopher C., 2001, Associate Professor of English and Gender and Women’s Studies
B.A. Albright; M.A., Virginia; Ph.D., SUNY (Stony Brook)

Naugle, Amy E., 2000, Professor of Psychology
B.A. St. Thomas; Ph.D., Nevada (Reno)

Neill, Jon R., 1980, Professor of Economics
B.A., Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., Pittsburgh

Nelson, Regena Fails, 1994, Chair and Professor of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Studies; Interim Chair, Special Education and Literacy Studies
B.S., Loyola (Chicago); Ph.D., Michigan

Newell, Stephen J., 2002, Associate Dean, Haworth College of Business and Professor of Marketing
B.B.A., Michigan State; M.B.A., Indiana; Ph.D., Florida State

Niewiadomska-Bugaj, Magdalena, 2001, Chair and Professor of Statistics
M.S., Warsaw; Ph.D., Mickiewicz University (Poland)

Nissen, Thisbe, 2010, Professor of English
B.A., Oberlin; M.F.A., Iowa

Obare, Sherine, 2003, Associate Vice President for Research; Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., West Virginia State; Ph.D., South Carolina

Ofori-Amoah, Benjamin, 2006, Chair and Professor of Geography
B.A., Ghana; M.Sc., University of Science and Technology (Kumasai, Ghana); M.A., Exeter (U.K.); Ph.D., Simon Fraser (Canada)

Ofstein, Laurel, 2012, Associate Professor of Management
B.A., Kalamazoo; M.B.A., DePaul; Ph.D., Illinois (Chicago)

Oh, Jun-Seok, 2004, Associate Professor of Civil and Construction Engineering
B.Sc., M.Eng., Hanyang (Korea); Ph.D., California (Irvine)

Ohanna, Natalio, 2009, Assistant Professor of Spanish
B.A., Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Ph.D., McGill (Canada)

Omilion-Hodges, Leah, 2011, Associate Professor of Communication
B.A., M.A., Grand Valley State; Ph.D., Wayne State

Onicescu, Georgiana, 2015, Assistant Professor of Statistics
B.S., University of Bucharest; M.S., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina

Orbe, Mark P., 1997, Professor of Communication and Gender and Women’s Studies
B.S., Ohio; M.A., Connecticut; Ph.D., Ohio

Owen, Ginger, 2003, Professor of Art
B.F.A., Central Florida; M.F.A., Louisiana State

Pace, H. Justin, 2017, Assistant Professor of Finance and Commercial Law
M.A., N.C. State; J.D., Northwestern

Padilla, Nicholas, 2019, Assistant Professor of Geography
B.A., St. Norbert College; M.S., Texas State (San Marcos); Ph.D., Wisconsin (Milwaukee)

Palmer, Timothy, 2000, Professor of Management
B.S.F., New Hampshire; M.B.A., Northern Arizona; Ph.D., Arizona State

Palmitessa, James R., 1997, Associate Professor of History
M.A., Boston College; B.A., Ph.D., New York

Palthe, Jennifer, 2000, Professor of Management
B.S., Cape Town; M.L.I.R., Ph.D., Michigan State

Pancella, Paul V., 1990, Chair and Professor of Physics
B.A., St. Louis; M.A., Ph.D., Rice

Pastrana-Pérez, Pablo, 2002, Associate Professor of Spanish
Diplomatura, U. de Valladolid; B.A., Western Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

Patten, John, 2003, Professor of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering & Engineering Management
B.M.E., General Motors Institute; M.S., Oakland; Ph.D., North Carolina

Pattison, Kelley H., 2014, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Nazareth; M.S.N., Grand Valley State; Ph.D., Michigan

Paul, Annegret, 1999, Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Ph.D., Maryland

Paul, David, 2017, Faculty Specialist II, Philosophy
B.A., M.A., Western Michigan

Paulius, Lisa, 1993, Professor of Physics
A.B., Chicago; M.S., Ph.D., California (San Diego)

Pekarovicova, Alexandra, 1999, Professor of Chemical and Paper Engineering
M.Sc., Ph.D., Slovak Technical

Penner, James, 2011, Associate Professor of Accountancy
B.S., M.A., Michigan State; Ph.D., Virginia Tech

Pérez de la Cruz, Mariola, 1999, Master Faculty Specialist, Spanish
Licenciatura, Ph.D., Universidad de Alcalá (Spain)

Perkins, Alisa M., 2013, Assistant Professor of Comparative Religion
B.A., Wesleyan; M.A., Ph.D., Texas (Austin)

Perryman-Clark, Staci, 2010, Associate Dean, Lee Honors College and Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Michigan; M.A., Eastern Michigan; Ph.D., Michigan State

Petcovic, Heather L., 2004, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Geological and Environmental Sciences and Science Education
B.A., Northampton; M.S., Ph.D., Oregon (Corvallis)

Peters, Robert, 1993, Associate Professor of Public Affairs and Administration
B.A., Elizabethtown; M.S., Texas; Ph.D., Michigan

Peterson, Craig A., 1992, Professor of Finance and Commercial Law
B.S., M.B.A., St. Cloud; Ph.D., Arkansas

Peterson, Mary E., 2005, Faculty Specialist II, Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
B.S., M.A., Western Michigan; Au.D., Florida

Peterson, Stephanie M., 2009, Chair and Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Iowa

Piazza, Susan, 2005, Professor of Special Education and Literacy Studies
B.A., B.Ed., Windsor; M.Ed., Ph.D., Wayne State

Pietras, Cynthia J., 2003, Associate Professor of Psychology
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Florida

Poling, Alan, 1978, Professor of Psychology
B.A., Alderson-Broaddus College; M.A., West Virginia; Ph.D., Minnesota

Popkova, Anna, 2015, Assistant Professor of Communication
B.A., North Dakota; Specialist, Siberian State Aerospace University; M.A, Ph.D., Minnesota

Poppink, Sue, 2001, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Research, and Technology
B.A., Hope; M.P.P., Michigan; Ph.D., Michigan State

Pozo, Susan, 1982, Director of Global and International Studies Program and Professor of Economics
B.A., Barnard College; Ph.D., Michigan State

Propp, Kathleen, 1999, Associate Professor of Communication
B.S., M.A., Mankato State; Ph.D., Iowa

Protacio, Maria S., Associate Professor of Special Education and Literacy Studies
B.A., University of the Philippines-Diliman; M.Ed., Nebraska (Lincoln); Ph.D., Michigan State

Pyenson, Lewis Robert, 2006, Professor of History
B.A., Swarthmore; M.S., Wyoming; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins

Qi, Dewei, 1995, Professor of Chemical and Paper Engineering
B.S., Light Industrial Institute of Beijing; M.S., Science and Technology of China; Ph.D., Waterloo

Quraeshi, Zahir Ahmed, 1978, Professor of Marketing
B.S., Karachi (Pakistan); B.S., Indiana Institute of Technology; M.B.A., Ph.D., Michigan State

Ramrattan, Sam N., 1992, Professor of Engineering Design, Manufacturing, and Management Systems
B.S., M.S., Wisconsin; Ph.D., Iowa State

Rantz, William, 1995, Chair of Chemistry and Professor of Aviation Sciences
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan

Rao, Shaila M., 2003, Associate Professor of Special Education and Literacy Studies
B.S., Karnatak (India); M.A., Nanyang Technological (Singapore); Ph.D., Arkansas

Rathbun, Andrew, 2012, Associate Professor of Music
B.A., Queen’s; M.A., New England Conservatory; D.M.A., Manhattan School of Music

Ratner, Carl, 2001, Associate Professor of Music
B.M., Oberlin; M.A., Northeastern Illinois

Rawls, Glinda, 2007, Associate Professor,  Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
B.A., DePaul; M.E., Grand Valley State; M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan

Razi, Muhammad A., 2000, Professor of Business Information Systems
B.S., Bangladesh U. of Engineering and Technology; M.B.A., Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth

Rea, Alan, 1997, Professor of Business Information Systems
B.A., Pennsylvania State; M.A., Youngstown State; M.S., Maryland (Baltimore County); Ph.D., Bowling Green

Ready, Timothy, 2008, Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A., Notre Dame; Ph.D., Michigan State

Redding, Adrienne A., 2018, Faculty Specialist I-Lecturer, English
B.A., M.A., Andrews; Ph.D., Western Michigan

Reeser, Linda C., 1981, Professor of Social Work
B.A., M.S.W., Temple; Ph.D., Bryn Mawr

Reeves, Donald M., 2016, Associate Professor of Geological and Environmental Sciences
B.S., Montana State; M.S., Montana (Missoula); Ph.D., Nevada (Reno)

Reeves, Patricia, 2005, Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Research, and Technology
B.A., M.A., Ed.D., Western Michigan

Reinhold, David S., 1993, Associate Provost for Assessment and Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biological Sciences
B.S., Muskingum; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve Institute

Reitano, Vincent, 2018, Assistant Professor of Public Affairs and Administration
B.B.A., M.P.A., Villanova; Ph.D., North Carolina State

Rice, Carter, 2018, Assistant Professor of Music
B.M., Concordia; M.M., Bowling Green; D.A., Ball State

Richter, David, 2004, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.A., St. Cloud; Ph.D., Minnesota

Rienzo, Thomas, 2007, Master Faculty Specialist, Business Information Systems
B.S., Cornell; M.B.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan

Riggs, Diane, 2014, Faculty Specialist II, Comparative Religion
M.A., Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)

Risukhin, Validmir, 2002, Professor of Aviation Sciences
B.S.,Kharkov (Ukraine); B.S., Krasny Kut (Russia); M.S. Leningrad (Russia); Ph.D., St. Petersburg (Russia); D.S. Moscow (Russia)

Ro, Kapseong, 2003, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
B.S., M.S., Drexel; Ph.D., Maryland

Roberts, LaSonja, 2018, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology
B.A., Loyola Marymount; M.A., UCLA; Ph.D., South Florida

Rodriguez, Jorge, 1996, Professor of Engineering Design, Manufacturing, and Management Systems
B.S., M.S., Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores (Mexico); M.S., Ph.D., Wisconsin; M.B.A., Rutgers

Rosenthal, Alvin, 1984, Associate Professor of Physics
B.A., Ph.D., Colorado (Boulder)

Ross, Denise, 2014, Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., Spelman; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia

Ross, Matthew, 2014, Assistant Professor of Finance and Commercial Law
B.S.E., Michigan; M.B.A., Drexel; Ph.D., Wayne State

Rossbach, Silvia, 1995, Professor of Biological Sciences
M.S., Münster (Germany); Ph.D., Cologne and Max-Planck Institute for Plant Breeding (Germany)

Roth, Edward, 2000, Associate Professor of Music
B.M., Western Michigan; M.M., Colorado State

Rubin, Eli, 2004, Professor of History
B.A., Swarthmore; M.A., Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

Rudge, David W., 1999, Professor of Biological Sciences
B.S., Duke; M.S., M.A., Ph.D., Pittsburgh

Ruhl, Jack M., 1993, Professor of Accountancy
B.A., M.S.A., Western Michigan; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve

Running-Johnson, Cynthia, 1986, Professor of French and Gender and Women’s Studies
B.A., Luther College (Iowa); M.A., Ph.D., Wisconsin

Ryan, Michael J., 2000, Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., St. Norbert; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana

Rypma, Judith, 2004, Master Faculty Specialist, English
B.A., Michigan State; B.A., Grand Valley; M.F.A., Western Michigan

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Sagara, Barbara, 1999, Master Faculty Specialist, Business Information Systems
B.A., M.B.A., Western Michigan

Saini, Jagjit, S., 2009, Associate Professor of Accountancy
B.S., MLS University (India); M.S., Devi Ahilya University (India); M.S., Mississippi; Ph.D., Oklahoma State

Santos, Alessander, 2018, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
P.T., State University of Londrina; M.Sc., Paulista State University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State

Sartoris, Mary Ellen, 2012, Faculty Specialist II, School of Social Work
B.A., Gannon; M.S.W., West Virginia

Sauck, William A., 1990, Associate Professor of Geological and Environmental Sciences
B.A., St. Olaf; M.S., Ph.D., Arizona

Sauer, Eric M., 2001, Associate Professor of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
B.S., Michigan State; M.A., Ball State; Ph.D., Michigan State

Sawalha, Lina, 2014, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
B.S. Jordan University of Science and Technology; B.S., Ph.D., Oklahoma

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

Schmidt, Linda S., 2015, Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.A., M.S.W., Michigan; M.A., Saginaw Valley State; Ph.D., Michigan State

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

Schroeter, Daniela C., 2015, Associate Professor, School of Public Affairs and Administration
M.A., Friedrich Schiller; Ph.D., Western Michigan

Schulman, Jana, 2002, Director of the Medieval Institute and Professor of English
B.A., Barnard; B.Isl. Phil., University of Iceland; M.A., Ph.D., Minnesota

Schultz, Thomas, 2012, Associate Professor of Accountancy
B.B.A., Loyola(Chicago); M.A., Northern Illinois; Ph.D., Arizona

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

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

Shattuck, Cybelle, 2016, Assistant Professor of Environment and Sustainability and Comparative Religion
B.A., California (Santa Barbara); M.S., Ph.D., Michigan

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

Shen, Wuwei, 2002, Professor of Computer Science
B.S., Beijing Computer Institute; M.E., Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Science; M.S., Ph.D., Michigan

Sherwood, Dee Ann, 2012, Faculty Specialist II, School of Social Work
M.S.W., M.P.A., Grand Valley State; Ph.D., Michigan State

Shrestha, Bade, 2003, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
M.Sc., Ph.D., Calgary (Canada); P.Eng.

Shuster, Linda, 2016, Professor of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
B.A., M.S., Michigan; Ph.D., Ohio State

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 Interdisciplinary Health Programs
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)

Singleterry, Lisa, 2015,  Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., Ph.D., Michigan State

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

Skjold, Brandy, 2008, Faculty Specialist I, Mallinson Institute for Science Education
M.S., Northern Michigan; Ph.D., Western Michigan

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

Smith, Jesse, 2013, Associate Professor of Sociology
M.A., Colorado

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, Chair and Professor of Accountancy
B.S., M.B.A., Detroit/Mercy; Ph.D., Michigan State

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

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

Springstead, James, 2012, Associate Professor of Chemical and Paper Engineering
B.S., Pennsylvania; M.S., Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)

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

St. Martin, Mark, 2007, Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Health Programs
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, Professor of Chemistry and Biological Sciences
B.S, Juniata; Ph.D., Miami

Steinke, Jocelyn, 1995, Professor of Communication and Gender and Women’s Studies
B.A., Mount Holyoke; M.A., Cornell; Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

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

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

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

Strong, Anise K., 2011, Associate Professor of History
B.A., Yale; M.A., M.Phil; Ph.D., Columbia

Suarez, Michelle A., 2011, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy
B.S., M.O.T., Eastern; Ph.D., Western Michigan

Sultan, Mohamed I., 2004, Chair and Professor of Geological and Environmental Sciences
B.Sc., M.Sc. Cairo; Ph.D., St. Louis

Summy, Sarah, 1999, 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

Tabor, Nathan, 2017, Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Redlands; M.M., Ph.D., Texas (Austin)

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

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 Engineering Design, Manufacturing, and Management Systems
B.S.E., Michigan; M.S.E., Southern Methodist; Ph.D., Oakland; P.E., CMfgE

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

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

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

Tasko, Stephen M., 2002, Associate Professor of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
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

Teske, Kelly A., 2018, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Illinois State; Ph.D., Wisconsin

Thakurta, Joyashish, 2013, Assistant Professor of Geological and Environmental Sciences
B.S., University of Calcutta (India); M.S., Jadavpur University (India); M.S., Wisconsin (Madison); Ph.D., Indiana (Bloomington)

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

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

Toutanji, Houssam, 2015, Dean, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences; Professor of Civil and Construction Engineering
B.S., M.S., Northeastern; Ph.D., Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Trenary, Robert, 1981, Associate Professor of Computer Science
B.A., Kalamazoo College; M.A., Maryland; M.S., Western Michigan; Ph.D., Wayne State

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

Tripplett, Marian, 2015, Faculty Specialist II, Social Work
B.A., M.S.W., Western Michigan

Tubino Blanco, Mercedes, 2014, Assistant Professor of Spanish
B.A., University of Sevilla (Spain), M.A., Ph.D., Arizona

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

Valdmanis, Vivian G., 2015, Professor of Interdisciplinary Health Programs
B.A., Michigan State; M.P.P., Michigan; Ph.D., Vanderbilt

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

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

Vandiver, Beverly, 2013, Professor of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
B.A., Western Kentucky; M.A., Kentucky; Ph.D., Ball State

Vann, Robert, 1996, Professor of Spanish
B.A., M.A., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign); Ph.D., Texas (Austin)

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

Vidic, Zelkja, 2012, Associate Professor of Human Performance and Health Education
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Idaho

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

Visscher, Cynthia, 2014, Faculty Specialist II, Lecturer, Comparative Religion
B.A., M.B.A., Grand Valley State; M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan

Vliem, Sally, 1998, Master Faculty Specialist, Nursing
B.S.N., M.S., Ph.D., Michigan

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

Vonhof, Maarten, 2004, Director of the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and Professor of Biological Sciences and Environment and Sustainability
B.Sc., M.Sc., Calgary (Canada); Ph.D., York (Canada)

Wadsworth, Pamela J., 2016, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Wayne State; M.S., Ph.D., Arizona State

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

Wagner, Bret, 2001, Associate Professor of Management
B.S., Michigan State; M.E.A., George Washington; Ph.D., Michigan State

Walcott, Delores, 1995, Professor of Interdisciplinary Health Programs
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

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

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

Wanner, Kevin, 2004, 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, Chair and Professor of History
B.A., St. Ambrose; M.A., Iowa; Ph.D. Pittsburgh

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

Webb, Daren, 2017, Faculty Specialist I-Clinical Specialist I, Physical Therapy
B.S., University of Health Sciences (Chicago Med); M.A., Western Michigan; D.P.T., Oakland

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, Master Faculty Specialist, Human Performance and Health Education
B.S., Grand Valley State; M.Ed., Ph.D., Toledo

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

Weir, Rodney, 2018, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
B.S., Michigan; M.P.T., Northwestern; D.P.T., Alabama State; D.H.S., Midwestern

Weller, Bridget, 2017, Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.A., M.S.W., Michigan; Ph.D., North Carolina

Wells, Lee, 2015, Assistant Professor of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering & Engineering Management
B.S., M.S., Michigan Technological; Ph.D., Virginia Tech

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

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

White, Bob E., 1979, Professor of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering & Engineering Management
B.S., M.S., Western Michigan; Ph.D., Iowa State; P.E.

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

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 of Comparative Religion
B.S., Stanford; M.A., Monterey Institute of International Studies; M.A., Ph.D., California (Santa Barbara)

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

Wirtz, Kristina, 2005, Chair and Professor of Spanish
B.A., M.S., Cornell; Ph.D., Pennsylvania

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

Wittenberg, Kelly, 2014, Associate Professor of Communication
B.A., Nevada (Reno); M.F.A., Syracuse

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

Wu, Qingliu, 2017, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Paper Engineering
Ph.D., Kentucky

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

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, Qiang, 2017, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Paper Engineering
Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

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

Yao, Jian, 2014, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
B.S., M.S., Nanjing University (China); Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

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

Young, Brian, 2009, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Paper Engineering
B.S., California (Davis); Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

Yun, Zee-Sun, 2008, Associate Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
B.S., Pusan National (South Korea); M.S., Ph.D., Michigan State

Zárate-Sández, German, 2015, Assistant Professor of Spanish
B.A., Universidad Nacional de San Juan; M.S., Scranton; M.S., Ph.D., Georgetown

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

Zhang, Ya, 2017, Assistant Professor of Education Leadership, Research and Technology
B.S., M.A., East China Normal University; M.A., Ph.D., Pittsburgh

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 University (China); Ph.D., Northeastern

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

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

Zolp, Andrew, 2018, Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant
M.S.M., Western Michigan

Zondag, Marcellis M., 2012, Associate Professor of Marketing
J.D., Erasmus University Rotterdam; M.A., Ph.D., Tennessee