Feb 06, 2023  
Graduate Catalog 2009-10 
    
Graduate Catalog 2009-10 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty M to R


Faculty

A-F      G-L      M-R    S-Z 

Maatman, Janice, 2001, Faculty Specialist II, Public Affairs and Administration
B.A. Hope; M.Div., Princeton

MacDonald, Frederick F., 1986, Associate Professor of Social Work
B.S.M., Mannes College; M.S.W., Ph.D., Tennessee

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

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

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

Maier, Paul L., 1959, Professor of History
B.A., B.D., Concordia Seminary; M.A., Harvard; Ph.D., Basel

Malcolm, Stephen B., 1991, Professor of Biological Sciences
B.S., Manchester (U.K.); M.S., Rhodes (S. Africa); Ph.D., Oxford (U.K.)

Mallak, Larry A., 1993, Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
B.S., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign); M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Malott, Richard W., 1966, Professor of Psychology
B.A., Indiana; Ph.D., Columbia

Mangla, Inayat, 1985, Professor of Finance and Commercial Law
B.A., M.A., Panjab (Pakistan); M.A., McMaster (Canada); Ph.D., Michigan State

Manning-Walsh, Juanita, 2000, Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Michigan; M.S.N., Grand Valley State; Ph.D., Michigan

Mansberger, Nancy, 2002, Associate Professor of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Studies
B.A., M.A., Ed.D., Western Michigan

Martini, Edwin A., 2005, 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, 2005, Assistant Professor of Art
B.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago; M.F.A., Iowa

McCardle, Michael W., 2004, Assistant Professor of Marketing
B.A., Jacksonville; M.A., Alabama; Ph.D., Central Florida

McCrumb, Dennis, 2005, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, Research, and Technology
B.S., Western Michigan; M.S., Ed.S., Ed.D., Indiana

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

McGee, Heather, 2004, Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan

McGrew, Timothy J., 1995, Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Scranton; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt

McGurn, Arthur R., 1980, Professor of Physics
B.A., Ph.D., California (Santa Barbara)

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

McKinney, Robin E., 2001, Associate Professor of Social Work
B.A., M.A., Central Michigan; M.S.W., Michigan; Ph.D., Michigan State

McKittrick, Casey, 2005, Faculty Specialist II, English
B.A., Rice; M.A., Ph.D., Texas (Austin)

McLaughlin, Jerry E., 2001, Assistant Professor of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
B.S., Central Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan

Meade, David, 2004, Assistant Professor of Manufacturing Engineering
B.S., Lake Superior State; M.S., St. Thomas; Ph.D., Western Michigan

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

Merrion, Margaret, 2000, Dean, College of Fine Arts and Professor of Music
B.A., Chicago State; M.A., Ph.D., Missouri (Columbia)

Metro-Roland, Dennis, 2008, Assistant Professor of Teaching, Learning and Educational Studies
B.A., Loyola Marymount; M.A., Indiana; Ph.D., Illinois (Bloomington)

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

Mezei, Gellert, 2007, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., M.S., Babes-Bolyai (Romania); Ph.D., Puerto Rico

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

Mickus, Maureen, 2006, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy
B.A., Kalamazoo College; M.S., Southern California; Ph.D., Northwestern

Miles, Ann, 1994, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Gender and Women’s Studies
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, 1999, Associate Professor of Music
B.M., M.A., Denver; D.M.A., Eastman

Miller, Michael G., 2002, Associate Professor of Health, Physical Education and Recreation
B.S., California Univ of Pennsylvania; M.S., Ed.D., West Virginia

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
M.A., Ph.D., Georgia

Miron, Gary, 1997, Professor of Rducational Leadership, Research, and Technology
B.S., Northern Michigan; D.S.S.,, Ph.D., Stockholm

Mirzeler, Mustafa K., 2002, Associate Professor of Comparative Religion
B.A., California State (San Bernardino); M.A., Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

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

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

Montgomery, David, 2004, Faculty Specialist II, Music
B.M., Boston; M.M., Kansas State

Montilla, Patricia, 2000, Associate Professor of Spanish
B.A., Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., Chicago

Moonert, Judy, 1981, Professor of Music
B.M., M.M., Indiana University

Morgan, Daniel, 2009, Professor and Chair, Department of Special Education and Literacy Studies
B.A., Western Michigan; M.S., Michigan State; Ph.D., Florida State

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

Morse, James, 2006, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, Research, and Technology
B.S., Wheaton; M.S., Ed.D., Northern Illinois

Moser, Christine, 2005, Assistant 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

Mughazy, Mustafa, 2003, Associate Professor of Arabic
B.A., Alexandria (Egypt); M.A., Georgia State; M.A., Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)

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

 

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

Murphy, Sandra, 2006, Coordinator of Field Education and Faculty Specialist II, School of Social Work
B.A., Michigan State; M.S.W., Michigan; Ph.D., Georgia

Murray, James M., 2007, Director of the Medieval Institute and Professor of History
Ph.D., Northwestern

Naftel, Bruce, 1974, Associate Professor of Art
B.S., M.A., Western Michigan

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

Nagle, Christopher C., 2001, Associate Professor of English
B.A. Albright; M.A., Virginia; Ph.D., SUNY (Stony Brook)

Naranjo, Joshua, 1989, Professor of Statistics
B.S., M.S., Philippines; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State

Nash, Ilana, 2003, Associate Professor of English
B.A., M.A., California (Los Angeles); Ph.D., Bowling Green

Nassaney, Michael S., 1992, Professor of Anthropology
B.A., Providence College; M.A., Arkansas (Fayetteville); Ph.D., Massachusetts (Amherst)

Naugle, Amy E., 2000, Associate 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, J. Donald, 1970, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Computer Science
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Kentucky

Nelson, Nickola W., 1981, Professor of Speech Pathology and Audiology
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Wichita State

Nelson, Nina M., 1982, Professor and Chair, Department of Dance
B.A., Smith College; M.F.A., Case Western Reserve; Laban Movement Analysis/Bartenieff Fundamentals Certification; Dancer Specific Conditioning

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

Newell, Stephen J., 2002, Professor of Marketing
B.B.A., Michigan State; M.B.A., Indiana; Ph.D., Florida State

Nibert, Holly, 1999, Associate Professor of Spanish
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)

Nielsen, John F., 1996 Master Faculty Specialist and Grand Rapids Program Coorinator, School of Social Work
B.A., Calvin; M.S.W., Michigan

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

Norman, John O., 1989, Associate Professor of History
B.A., M.A., North Texas; Ph.D., Indiana

Northouse, Peter G., 1974, Professor of Communication
B.A., M.A., Michigan State; Ph.D., Denver

O’Shaughnessy, Kenneth C., 1994, Professor of Management
B.S., Arizona; M.B.A., Indiana; Ph.D., Pennsylvania

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

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

Ogbomo, Onaiwu W., 2006, Director of Africana Studies and Professor of Africana Studies and History
B.A., Maiduguri (Nigeria); M.A., Ibadan (Nigeria); Ph.D., Dalhousie (Canada)

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

Olsen, William C., 1988, Professor of English
B.A., Drake; M.F.A., Arizona, Ph.D., Houston

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

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

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
B.A., New York; M.A., Boston College; Ph.D., New York

Palthe, Jennifer, 2000, Associate Professor of Management
B.S., Cape Town; Ph.D., Michigan State

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

Parker, Betty J., 1996, Professor of Marketing
B.A., Purdue/Madrid (Spain); M.A.S., Illinois (Chicago); Ph.D., Missouri

Parker, Peter E., 1997, Professor of Paper Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Imaging
B.S., Rochester; M.B.A., Pittsburgh; Ph.D., Michigan

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 and Chair, Department of Manufacturing Engineering
B.M.E., General Motors Institute; M.S., Oakland; Ph.D., North Carolina

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

Paul, Rajib, 2008, Assistant Professor of Statistics
B.S., Calcutta (India); M.S., Indian Institute of Technology; Ph.D.., Ohio State

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

Pavlik, Carolyn, 2004, Associate Professor of Dance
B.A., Texas (Austin); M.F.A., Washington

Pearl, Christopher A., 2009, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
B.S., Saint Mary’s College of California; M.S., Pacific; Ph.D., California (Davis)

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

Pelkey, Stanley, 2005 Assistant Professor of Music
B.A., Asbury; M.A., Ph.D., Eastman

Pence, Dennis D., 1984, Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Purdue

Petcovic, Heather L., 2004, Assistant Professor of Geosciences 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 Pathology and Audiology
B.S., M.A., Western Michigan; Au.D., Florida

Petrovic, Srdjan, 1996, Professor of Mathematics
B.A., M.S., Belgrade; Ph.D., Michigan

Phillips, Elaine, 1987, Professor, Counseling and Testing Center
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan

Piazza, Susan, 2005, Assistant 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

Pillsbury, Gerald, 1993, Associate Professor of Teaching, Learning and Educational Studies
B.A., Pomona; M.A., California (Los Angeles); Ph.D., Chicago

 

 

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

Ponchillia, Susan, 1985, Professor of Blindness and Low Vision Studies
B.S., M.A., Ed.D., Western Michigan

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

Pozo, Susan, 1982, Professor of Economics
B.A., Barnard College; Ph.D., Michigan State

Prewitt, Kenneth, 2006, Assistant Professor of Music
B.A., M.A., Bob Jones; D.M.A., South Carolina

Pritchard, Michael S., 1968, Co-Director, Center for Philosophy and Critical Thinking in the Schools; Co-Director, Center for the Study of Ethics in Society; and Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Alma; Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

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

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

Qi, Dewei, 1995, Professor of Paper Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Imaging
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

Raaberg, Gwen, 1990, Professor of English and Women’s Studies
B.A., William and Mary; M.A., California State (Fullerton); Ph.D., California (Irvine)

Rabiej, Roman J., 1987, Professor of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
B.S., Technical and Pedagogical School of Furniture; M.Sc., D.T.Sc., Warsaw Agricultural (Poland)

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

Ransom-Hodgkins, Wendy, 2003, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
B.A., Kalamazoo; M.S., Miami; Ph.D., North Carolina State

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

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

Ravotas, Doris J., 2008, Assistant Professor of Blindness and Low Vision Studies
B.A., Olivet Nazarene; M.A., Adams State; Ph.D., Michigan Technological

Rawls, Glinda, 2007, Assistant Professor, Counseling and Testing Center
B.A., DePaul; M.E., Grand Valley State; M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan

Ray, G. Thomas, 1992, Associate Professor of Teaching, Learning and Educational Studies
B.A., Willamette; M.S.Ed., Oregon College of Education; Ph.D., Oregon

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

Rea, Alan I., 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, 2007, Director, Lewis Walker Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnic Relations and Associate Professor of Anthropology
B.A., Notre Dame; Ph.D., Michigan State

Reck, Robert F., 1986, Professor of Marketing
B.B.A., Western Michigan; M.B.A., Ph.D., Michigan State

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

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

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

Rhodes, Steven C., 1975, Professor of Communication
B.A., Colorado State; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State

Ricci, Robert J., 1968, Professor of Music
B.A., Antioch; M.M., Yale; D.M.A., Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

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

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

Risukhin, Validmir, 2002, Professor of Aviation Sciences
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., St. Petersburg, (Russia)

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

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

Roederer, Silvia, 1989, Professor of Music
B.M., Eastman; M.M., D.M.A., Southern California

Rojhani, Arezoo, 1996, Associate Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
B.A., Maine (Presque Isle); M.Sc., Ph.D., Nebraska (Lincoln)

Rolls, Erlinda S., 1968, Professor, University Libraries
B.A., Immaculata; M.S.L.S., Villanova

Rose, Wendy, 1993, Associate Professor of Music
B.M., Toronto; M.M., D.M.A., Michigan

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

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

Rubin, Kathleen A., 2008, Assistant Professor, University Libraries
B.A., Scripps College; M.A., Oklahoma; M.A., Wisconsin (Madison)

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

Ruellot, Viviane, 2005, Assistant Professor of French
M.A., SUNY (Albany); Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)

Ruhl, Jack M., 1993, Acting Associate Dean, Haworth College of Business and Professor of Accountancy
B.A., M.S.A., Western Michigan; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve

Running-Johnson, Cynthia, 1986, Chair, Department of Foreign Languages and Professor of French 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

Ryan, Patrick J., 2002, Faculty Specialist II, Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
B.S., M.A., Western Michigan