Sep 27, 2022  
Undergraduate Bulletin 2022-2023 
    
Undergraduate Bulletin 2022-2023

Leadership Administration Faculty and Staff



Board of Regents

Chancellor, Most Rev. Michael O. Jackels
Archbishop of Dubuque
Dubuque, IA

Vice Chancellor, Rev. Msgr. James Barta, Ph.D. (‘52)
Dubuque, IA

President, James E. Collins (‘84)
Loras College,
Dubuque, IA

Board Chair, Richard Scalise (‘76)
Hearthside Food Solutions
Naperville, IL

Vice Chairperson, Mary Meehan
Maplewood, NJ

Vice Chairperson, Tim Suther (‘82)
Change Healthcare
Naperville, IL

Secretary, Dr. Steven Sloan (‘78)
Vision Health Center, PC
Dubuque, IA

Luis Acosta Hererra (‘13)
Unite Arizona
Phoenix, AZ

Rich Clayton (‘87)
Oracle Corporation
Bend, OR

Mark Cloghessy (‘80)
Western Springs, IL

Rev. Msgr. John Enzler (‘69)
Catholic Charities, DC
Bethesda, MD

William C. Glynn (‘68)
Boise, ID

Siobhan O’Connor Hartsell (‘84)
Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Cancer
Center, Hinsdale, IL

Natalie Hoffmann (‘84)
iSolved HCM
East Dubuque, IL

Dr. David Meyers (‘72)
Leawood, KS

Mark Molo (‘85)
Molo Companies
Dubuque, IA

Eugene (Gene) Murphy (‘84)
Murphy Law Group
Evanston, IL

Tony Reardon (‘72)
Glendora, CA

Michael D. Rice, II
Evegreen, CO

Joseph Schiesl (‘76)
Triple Tree LLC
Prior Lake, MN

Stephen “Steve” Schlegel (‘85)
Zionsville, IN

Wendy Schrunk (‘07)
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Chicago, IL

Sarah A Squiers (‘89)
Univision Communications
Greenbrae, CA

Thomas Tauke (‘72)
Alexandria, VA

Milan Vuckovic (‘09)
Salesforce, Inc.
Washington, DC


Regents Emeriti

Rev. Msgr. James Barta, Ph.D. (‘52) Kevin Malone (‘69)
James W. Bear (‘67) Thomas E. McCarty (‘63)
Paul Breitbach (‘60) Mark McCarville (‘68)
Thomas J. Cashman (‘60) John J. Mulherin (‘73)
J. Michael Colloton (‘63) + James P. Murphy (‘67)
John W. Colloton (‘53) Sister Colman O’Connell, O.S.B. +
Jack B. Crahan + Luanus Ott
James M. Davis (‘67) Dr. Fred Pilcher (‘69)
Donald P. Dupont (‘51) + Michael D. Rice (‘64)
The Rev. Msgr. Francis P. Friedl, Ph.D. (‘39) + Albert Ruffalo (‘69)
Paul Frommelt (‘56) + John V. Saeman (‘58)
John C. Gavin (‘65) The Rev. John Schlegel (‘66) +
The Rev. Patrick G. Geary (‘51) + John K. Schmidt
Bernard T. Gillis, Ph.D. (‘52) Nicholas J. Schrup, III (‘77)
Thomas P. Giovingo (‘78) Michael J. Starshak (‘63)
Ramon J. Green (‘51) + Andrew P. Studdert
The Most Rev. Jerome Hanus, O.S.B Richard T. Sulentic (‘52)
Mary E. Hendry Thomas J. Tauke (‘72)
Sister Helen Huewe, O.S.F. + Jim Theisen (‘56)
Kathy (Stuermer) Jirak (‘81) Thomas J. Tropp (‘69)
Joan Healy Joyce James J. Virtel (‘66)
John R. Kromer (‘67) David J. Vogel (‘65)
The Most Rev. Daniel W. Kucera, O.S.B. + David J. Walsh (‘71)
Jeffrey R. Ladd (‘63) David J. Wertzberger (‘65)
Allan J. Ludwig (‘60) Sister Margaret Wick, O.S.F.
Carol Ludwig Barbara Sullivan Woodward, Ph.D. (‘72)
William T. Lynch (‘64)  
+ deceased

 


Loras College Administration

Chancellor

JACKELS, The Most Rev. Michael O., 2013

B.A., St. Pius X Seminary in Erlanger, Kentucky, 1977
M.A., Mt. St. Mary’s Seminary in Emmitsburg, Maryland, 1981
S.T.D., Pontifical University of St. Thomas in Rome, Italy, 1989

President

COLLINS, James E., 2004

B.A., Loras College, 1984
M.A. University of Iowa, 2004

Senior Vice President and Dean of Experiential Learning

CARROLL, Mary Ellen, 2004

B.A., The University of Chicago, 1987
M.Ed., Harvard Graduate School of Education, 1991
Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 1999

Provost and Academic Dean

HEALD, Donna N., 2017

B.S., University of Scranton, 1985
M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1988
Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1991

Vice President for Institutional Advancement

McCLURE, Scott, 2021

B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.Ed., University of Notre Dame
Ed.D., Creighton University

Vice President for Marketing and Strategic Communications

MULLIKEN, Demeri, 2021

B.A., Iowa State University
M.A., University of the Arts

Vice President for Student Development and Dean of Students

SUNLEAF, Arthur W, 2000

B.A., Wartburg College, 1989
M.A., Michigan State University, 1994
Ed.D., Edgewood College, 2013

Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

TUNGSETH, Margaret, 2022

B.S., Minnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead, MN
B.A., Concordia College, Moorhead, MN
M.B.A., North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND


Academic Affairs

Professor of Instructional Design and Technology Director, Center for Learning & Teaching

ADAMS, Robert M., 2000

B.Mus., Central Michigan University, 1974
M.Mus., University of North Texas, 1981
M.A., Clarke College, 1984

Associate Dean of Instruction & Assessment

GLOVER, Sara A., 2006

A.A., American River College, 1996
B.S., California State University-Sacramento, 2000
M.S., California State University-Sacramento, 2003
Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2006

Director of Graduate & Continuing Education Programs

NELSON, Heidi M. 2019

B.S., South Dakota State University, 2008
D.P.T., University of South Dakota, 2011
D.S.c., University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 2019

Interim Dean, Francis J. Noonan School of Business

HITCHCOCK, William J., 1989

B.B.A., University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, 1984
M.B.A., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1988

Director of Postbaccalaureate Pre-Medical Program and Director of Pre-Health Advising

SCHULTZ, Ulrike, 2013

M.D., University of Tubingen, Germany, 1995
M.P.H., University of Iowa, 2008

Registrar (2021) & Director of Institutional Research

FEIT, Christopher R., 2017

B.S., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 2002
M.S., Oklahoma State University, 2005
Ph.D., Kansas State University, 2014

Associate Registrar

STRAN, Scott M., 2016

B.A., Loras College, 1999

Assistant Registrar

OLSON, Travis M., 2021

B.A., Loras College, 2012
M.Ed., Iowa State University, 2015


Miller Academic Resource Center

Instruction, Outreach, and Assessment Librarian

ANDERSON, Mary E., 2021

B.S., Pacific Lutheran University, 1993
M.A., Luther Seminary, 1997
Ph.D., Luther Seminary, 2004
M.L.I.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2011

Public Services Librarian

HOHMANN, Garrett, 2022

B.A., University of Iowa, 2012
M.L.I.S., University of Denver, 2021

Special Collections and Technical Services Librarian Instructor, Director of the Center for Dubuque History

PETTITT, Heidi R., 2008

A.A.S., State University of New York at Cobleskill, 2000
B.S., Morrisville State University, 2004
M.L.I.S., Syracuse University, 2008

Director of the Library, Associate Professor E-Resources and Research Services Librarian

SMITH, Kristen (Kris) L., 1984

B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University, 1983
M.S., University of Illinois, 1984


Center for Experiential Learning

Service Learning Coordinator

BAKER, Maggie, 2006

B.S., University of Arizona, 1993
M.A., Universiteit van Amsterdam - The Netherlands, 1997

Academic Internship Coordinator

WEBER, Jennifer L., 2016

B.S., University of Wisconsin - Platteville, 1997
M.S., University of Wisconsin - Platteville, 2002

Career Services Coordinator

ROBERTS, Jeffrey D., 2010

B.S., Ursinus College, 1977
M.Ed., University of Missouri - Columbia, 1980

Study Abroad Program Coordinator

BEHRENS, Abigail (Abbie) L., 2011

B.A., University of Wisconsin - Platteville, 2008
M.Ed., Marquette University, 2011


The Learning Commons

Academic Counselor

BALES, Stacey M., 2020

B.S., Northern Arizona University, 2002
M.S., Minnesota State University, 2005

Associate Professor of English Director of Writing Center

CLARK, Naomi K., 2014

B.A., Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 2005
M.A., University of Missouri, 2010
Ph.D., University of Missouri, 2014

Director, Disability Services

GALLAGHER, Lynn L., 2011

B.S., Mundelein College of Loyola University, 1979
M.S. Ed., University of Wisconsin - Platteville, 2004
Ed.D., National-Louis University, 2008

Academic Success and Retention Coordinator

MULLIGAN, Daniel (Dan) J., 2016

B.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1992
M.A., University of Saint Mary, 2006

Academic Counselor

WEBER, Kathleen (Kathy) A., 2016

B.A., St. Norbert College, 1987
M.A., Ball State University, 1990


Professors Emeriti

Allen, Paul + 2006 Maslowsky, Edward 2017
Auge, Andrew 2022 Miller, Frank 1994
Bamrick, John F. + 1992 Morton, Rodger (Fred) 2010
Barta, Rev. Msgr. James 1995 Mosiman, Steven E. + 2010
Bauerly, Donna 2007 Noonan, Gerard B. + 1995
Beck, Rev. Robert R. 2010 O’Connor, Dennis A. 2016
Carroll, Roy W. 2015 Pauly, Deborah M. 2012
Dansart, Bernard R. + 2000 Pauly, William + 2022
Decker, Leonard R. 2020 Pommerich, Robert G. + 1999
Dunn, Robert J. 2015 Reuland, Robert J. 2000
Eagleson, Gerald W. 2008 Rudin, Barry 2000
Flanagan, Patrick 2007 Schaefer, Joseph A. 2000
Friedl, Rev. Msgr. Francis P. + 1989 Schleicher, Debra 2022
Goodman, Thomas + 1995 Schnee, Fred B. 2021
Graham, Gerald H. 2021 Schramm, Alphonse A. + 1981
Idziak, Janine 2017 Skurnowicz, Joan S. 2000
Jewell-Vitale, Thomas A. 2013 Smith, Cynthia 2018
Johnson, Mary M. 2019 Speckhard, David 2018
Kapler, Joseph E. + 1989 Sturm, Karen 2018
Kopp, Jay + 2002 Sula, Laddie J. 2012
Kraus, Kenneth W. + 2000 Tucker, Robert 2007
Lang, Rev. Charles + 2003 Upstrom, John P. 2014
Litka, Brenda G. Tuomi 2015 Waldmeir, John 2022
Lorenz, Amy 2022 Willis, Daniel G. 2016
Mack, Teresa J. 2002 Wittine, Alfred J. 2003
Marzofka, Patrick W. 2021 Zettel, Larry 2006
Marxen, Donald J. 2007 Zhu, Lee 2022
+ deceased

 


Faculty

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

ANDERSON-BRICKER, Kristin M., 1997 - 
Professor of History

B.A., Aquinas College, 1990
M.A., Syracuse University, 1992
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1997

BARTGIS, Lindsey, 2020 - 
Assistant Professor of Psychology

B.S., Oklahoma State University, 2008
M.A., Roosevelt University, 2011
Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University, 2019

BECHEN, Michelle L., 2001 - 
Professor of Social Work

B.A., Clarke College, 1996
M.S.W., The University of Iowa, 1998
L.M.S.W., State of Iowa, 1998

BELL, Valerie R., 2010 - 
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

B.S., Boise State University, 2003
M.A., Boise State University, 2005
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, 2012

BIR, Devayan D., 2019 - 
Assistant Professor of Engineering

B.E., Hindustan University, 2012
M.S., Iowa State University, 2017
Ph.D., Iowa State University, 2019

BIECHLER, Elaina S., 2014 - 
Associate Professor of Kinesiology

B.A., Coe College, 2008
M.A., Springfield College, 2010
Ph.D., Springfield College, 2013

BUDZISZ, Christopher B., 2000 - 
Associate Professor of Politics

B.S., Radford University, 1993
M.A., Southern Illinois University, 1996
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, 2000

CASSELLA, Sarah N., 2017 - 
Associate Professor of Neuroscience

B.A., Oberlin College, 2009
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, 2015

CAWLEY, Jeremiah, 2018 - 
Assistant Professor of Music Director of Choral/Vocal Activities

B.M.E., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2004
M.M., University of Washington, Seattle, 2011
D.M.A., University of Washington, Seattle, 2016

CHOI, Sooyeon, 2021 - 
Assistant Professor of Marketing

B.B.A., Ewha Woman’s University, 20008
B.A., Ewha Woman’s University, 2008
M.A., Ewha Woman’s University, 2010
Ph.D., Purdue University, 2020

CLARK, Naomi K., 2014 - 
Associate Professor of English
Director of Writing Center

B.A., Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 2005
M.A., University of Missouri, 2010
Ph.D., University of Missouri, 2014

COCHRAN, David C., 1996 - 
Professor of Politics
Co-Director, Peace and Justice Minor

B.A., Drew University, 1991
M.A., University of Maryland, 1994
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1996

COOPER, Kate M., 2008 - 
Professor of Biology
Chair, Division of Molecular, Life and Health Sciences

B.A., Luther College, 2002
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2008

CROOK, Susan B., 2012 - 
Associate Professor of Mathematics

B.A., University of South Carolina, 2007
B.S., University of South Carolina, 2007
M.S., North Carolina State University, 2009
Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 2013

DAACK, Rachel K., 2022 - 
Assistant Professor of Sociology

B.A., University of Iowa, 1992
M.A., University of Iowa, 1999
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 2009

DAIGLE, Brent, 2019 - 
Assistant Professor of Education

B.A., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2002
M.Ed., Northwestern State University, 2004
Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 2008

DARR, Benjamin J., 2012 - 
Associate Professor of Politics

B.A., Northwestern College, 2003
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 2011

DAVIS, Thomas A., 1989 - 
Professor of Biology

B.S., University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, 1979
M.S., Iowa State University, 1983
Ph.D., Iowa State University, 1987

DECKER, Ryan M., 2018 - 
Assistant Professor Director of Theatre

B.A., University of Northern Iowa, 2012
M.F.A., University of New Orleans, 2018

DESHAW, Kathryn J., 2019 - 
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

B.S., University of North Dakota, 2013
M.S., University of North Dakota, 2015
Ph.D., Iowa State University, 2019

DIFILIPPO, Emily J., 2018 - 
Assistant Professor of Spanish

B.A., Washington University - St. Louis, 2003
M.A., Washington University - St. Louis, 2005
M.F.A., University of Notre Dame, 2010
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018

DONOVAN, Angella S., 2021 - 
Assistant Professor of Marketing

B.S., University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 1998
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 2013
D.B.A., Northcentral University, 2019

EBY, John C., 1998 - 
Professor of History

B.A., Westmont College, 1988
M.A., University of Washington, 1992
Ph.D., University of Washington, 1998

EDWARDS, Christina M., 2014 - 
Associate Professor of Chemistry

B.S., University of Iowa, 2008
Ph.D., University of Kansas, 2014

ELLER, Eric P., 2014 - 
Associate Professor of Finance
Chairperson of the Faculty

B.S., Southwest Missouri State University, 1989
M.A., University of Missouri, 1991
M.A., University of Virginia, 1993
Ph.D. University of Virginia, 1998

FABRICIUS, Rebecca A., 2006 - 
Director, Clinical Education

B.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1995
M.A., University of Nebraska - Omaha, 2001

FARREN-ELLER, Katrina, 2018 - 
Assistant Professor of Public Relations

B.A., Michigan Technological University, 2002
M.A., Michigan Technological University, 2004
Ph.D., Michigan Technological University, 2010

FELD, Sharon, 2021 - 
Assistant Professor of Athletic Training

B.A., Buena Vista University, 2014
M.S., Illinois State University, 2016
Ed.D., Ball State University

FETT, Nancy Zachar, 1995 - 
Professor of Social Work

B.A., Loras College, 1990
M.S.W., University of Illinois - Chicago, 1993
L.M.S.W., State of Iowa, 1997

FIGGINS, Molly M., 2015 - 
Associate Professor of Athletic Training

B.S., Clarke College, 2004
M.S., University of Northern Iowa, 2006
Ph.D., Concordia University, Chicago, IL, 2021

GAMBRALL, Bernard (Doug) D., 2011 - 
Associate Professor of Business Administration

B.B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1979
M.B.A., University of Evansville, 1985
Ed.D., Spalding University, 2005

GAROUTTE, Lisa L., 2007 - 
Professor of Sociology

B.A., Hood College, 1999
M.A., The George Washington University, 2001
Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2007

GARRETT, Matthew J., 2005 - 
Professor of Sport Management

B.A., Millikin University, 1992
M.S., Illinois State University, 1995
Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2004

GRINDE, Lisa R., 2001 - 
Associate Professor of Psychology

B.A., Northern Michigan University, 1994
M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1997
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1999

HEIDENREICH, Jacob R., 2006 - 
Associate Professor of Mathematics

B.A., Northern Illinois University, 1996
B.S., Northern Illinois University, 1996
M.S., University of Notre Dame, 1999
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2005

HEIDENREICH, Karen S., 2016 - 
Instructor of Mathematics

B.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1995
M.S., University of Notre Dame, 1997
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2000

JABLONSKY, William J., 2008 - 
Associate Professor of English

A.A., Sauk Valley Community College, 1993
B.A., Northern Illinois University - DeKalb, 1995
M.A., Northern Illinois University - DeKalb, 1997
M.F.A., Bowling Green State University, 1999

JOY, Aaron D., 2021 - 
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

B.S., University of Kansas, 2011
M.S., University of Kansas, 2013
Ph.D., University of Kansas, 2017

KALLBACK, Brian J., 2017 - 
Assistant Professor of Finance

B.A., Loras College, 2002
M.A., Loras College, 2004

KANYUSIK, William B., 2015 - 
Associate Professor of English
First Year Director

B.A., University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 2001
M.A., University of Minnesota, 2006
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2013

KATHLEEN, AIMEE, 2021 - 
Assistant Professor of Psychology

M.S., Southern Illinois University, 2015
M.S., University of the Punjab, 2009
B.S., Gov’t Islamia College for Women, 2007

KEHR, Andrew D., 2019 - 
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

B.A., DePauw University, 2009
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 2015

KEHREN, Mark E., 2006 - 
Associate Professor of History

B.A., Miami University, 1997
M.A., State University of New York - Stony Brook, 2000
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 2006

KELLER, Robert S., 1999 - 
Professor of Mathematics
Chair, Division of Mathematics, Engineering and Computer Science
Director, Applied Analytics

B.A., St. Olaf College, 1993
Ph.D., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 1999
MBA, Loras College, 2018

KOCH, Kevin J., 1983 - 
Professor of English

B.A., Loras College, 1981
M.A., University of Iowa, 1983
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1992

KOHL, Paul R., 1995 - 
Professor of Communication Arts

B.A., University of California - Los Angeles, 1981
M.S., University of Utah, 1988
Ph.D., University of Utah, 1993

KOHLHAAS, Angela L., 2010 - 
Associate Professor of Mathematics

B.A., Wartburg College, 2005
M.S., University of Notre Dame, 2007
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2010

KOHLHAAS, Jacob M., 2014 - 
Associate Professor of Moral Theology
Director, Honors Program

B.A., Wartburg College, 2004
M.A., Catholic Theological Union, 2009
Ph.D., Duquesne University, 2015

KURCZEK, Jake C., 2016 - 
Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

B.A., St. Olaf College, 2009
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 2014

LAMMER, Luke J., 2011 - 
Associate Professor of Accounting

B.A., Clarke College, 2006
M.A., University of Iowa, 2007
C.P.A., C.M.A., C.I.A.

LAMMER-HEINDEL, Christoffer S., 2012 - 
Associate Professor of Philosophy

B.A., University of Dubuque, 2005
M.A., University of Iowa, 2009
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 2012

LAURITSEN, Kirstin J., 2019 - 
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Practicum and Internship Coordinator

B.A., Luther College, 2005
M.A., University of Northern Iowa, 2011
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 2017

LOUI, Kenny, 2020 - 
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

B.A., San Francisco State University, 2005
M.A., San Francisco State University, 2008
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2017

MARX SCHEUERELL, Anne C., 2011 - 
Professor of Sport Management

B.S., University of Arkansas, 1997
M.S., Arizona State University, 2003
Ed.D., University of Arkansas, 2006

MASKAY, Biniv K., 2012 - 
Associate Professor of Economics

B.S., Illinois Wesleyan University, 2007
M.S., University of Kentucky, 2009
Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2012

MASSENA, Andrew, 2020 - 
Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies
Director, Archbishop Kucera Center

B.A., Westmont College, 2008
M.Div., Union Theological Seminary, NY, 2012
Ph.D., Boston College, 2020

MCCARTHY-GILMORE, Kate A., 2009 - 
Associate Professor of Spanish
Chair, Division of Language and Literature

B.A., Western Michigan University, 2001
M.A., Western Michigan University, 2003
Ph.D., Washington University in Saint Louis, 2009

MCGOVERN, Erin A., 2018 - 
Assistant Professor of Accounting

B.A., Loras College, 2004
M.B.A., St. Ambrose University, 2005
C.P.A.

MCLAUGHLIN, Kenneth W., 1998 - 
Professor of Physics and Engineering
Director, Heitkamp Planetarium

B.S., University of Arkansas, 1979
M.S., Texas A & M University, 1983
Ph.D., University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 1995

MEDERSON, Mark
Assistant Professor of Media Studies

B.A., University of Kentucky, Lexington, 1983
M.A., Texas State University-San Marcos, 2011
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2019

MOSER, Adam T., 2012
Associate Professor of Chemistry

B.A., Wabash College, 2003
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2009

MYERS, Seth D., 2009 - 
Associate Professor of Media Studies

B.A., Muhlenberg College, 1999
M.F.A., San Francisco Art Institute, 2003

NEEBEL, Danial J., 1998 -
Professor of Engineering and Computer Science

B.S., Iowa State University, 1983
M.S.E.E., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1990
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1994

OMARZU, Julia S., 2002 - 
Professor of Psychology
Chair, Division of Teacher Education and Behavioral Sciences

B.S., San Diego State University, 1983
M.A., California State University - Fresno, 1995
Ph.D., The University of Iowa, 1999

OOSTENDORP, David J., 1987 - 
Professor of Chemistry

B.S., University of Missouri - Rolla, 1981
Ph.D., University of Missouri - Rolla, 1990

OSHEIM, Amanda C., 2010 - 
Associate Professor of Practical Theology
Endowed Professorship, Catholic Thinkers & Leaders Program

B.A., University of St. Thomas, 1998
M.A., University of St. Thomas,
St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity, 2005
Ph.D., Boston College, 2010

PARKS, Kathrin (Kate) A., 2007 - 
Associate Professor of Sociology
Chair, Division of Philosophical, Religious, Theological, Social & Cultural Studies

B.A., Loras College, 1998
M.S., Texas A&M University, 2003
Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 2007

PHILLIPSON, Traci, 2020 - 
Assistant Professor of Philosophy

B.A., Nazareth College of Rochester, 2007
M.A., Marquette University, 2012
Ph.D., Marquette University, 2017

PITT, David A., 2007 - 
Associate Professor of Theology
Sacramental/Liturgical Theologian

B.A., St. Jerome’s University, 1997
M.A., St. John’s University, 1998
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2007

POHLAND, Glenn E., 2009 - 
Professor of Music
Chair, Division of Communication and Fine Arts

B.A., St. Olaf College, 1983
M.M.Ed., University of Minnesota, 1989
D.M.A., Arizona State University, 1995

POLLOCK, Philip (James), 2002 - 
Professor of English

B.A., York University, 1991
M.A., University of Houston, 1994
Ph.D., University of Houston, 2001

REYNOLDS, Amanda, 2022 - 
Assistant Professor of Social Work

B.A., Loras College, 2006
M.S., Capella University, 2012
M.S.W., St. Ambrose University, 2013

SALYER, David M., 1999 - 
Associate Professor of Education
Director of Teacher Education Program

B.A., Mount Mercy College, 1981
M.A., Northeast Missouri State University, 1987
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1991

SCHAEFER, Craig W., 1993 - 
Professor of Media Studies
Director of TV Studio

B.A., Loras College, 1989
M.A., Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, 1993

SCHEUERELL, Scott K., 2005 - 
Professor of Education

B.A., Loras College, 1995
M.A., University of Kansas, 1999
Ph.D., University of Missouri, 2006

SCHILDER, Steffanie J., 2015 - 
Associate Professor of Psychology

B.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2004
M.S., University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 2006
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 2011

SHEALER, David A., 1998 - 
Professor of Biology

B.A., Colgate University, 1988
M.S., Rutgers University, 1992
Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1995

SHIN, SEUNGHO, 2021 - 
Assistant Professor of Finance

B.S., University of Central Florida, 2013
M.B.A., Rollins College, 2015
M.S., University of New Orleans, 2018
Ph.D., University of New Orleans, 2021

SINHA, Aditi, 2001 - 
Associate Professor of Biology

B.S., Osmania University - India, 1988
M.S., Pondicherry University - India, 1990
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 2000

SMITH, Jennifer J., 2009 - 
Associate Professor of Economics

B.S., Illinois State University, 1995
M.S., Illinois State University, 1997
Ph.D., Northern Illinois University, 2008

SMITH, Rebecca A., 2021 - 
Assistant Professor of Education

B.A., Miami University, 1998
M.A., Lipscomb University, 2007
Ed.S., Middle Tennessee State University, 2010
Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2017

STONE, Susan M., 2001 - 
Professor of English

B.A., Emory University, 1991
M.A., University of South Carolina, 1997
Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 2001

SULLIVAN, Margaret M., 1998 - 
Associate Professor of Communication Arts

B.A., Eastern Illinois University, 1992
M.A., Eastern Illinois University, 1993
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, 1999

TAYLOR, Bryce, 2021 - 
Assistant Professor of Biology

B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011
Ph.D., University of Southern California, 2015

THEIXOS, Heleana, 2022 - 
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Andrew P. Studdert Chair for Business Ethics and Crisis Leadership

B.A., University of Oregon, 2009
M.A., University College Dublin, 2011
M.A., University of Miami, 2014
Ph.D., Philosophy, 2016

THOMPSON, Kristen A. Stauffer, 2010 - 
Associate Professor of Engineering

B.S., Michigan Technological University, 1996
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2008

THOMPSON, Michael E., 2007 - 
Associate Professor of Computer Science

B.A., Central College, 1998
M.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2003
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2007

THRAEN-BOROWSKI, Keith M., 2016 - 
Associate Professor of Kinesiology

B.S., Illinois State University, 2001
M.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2011
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2015

TRINGALE, Allison M., 2018 - 
Assistant Professor of Business Administration

B.A., Clarke University, 2014
M.A., University of Houston, 2016
Ph.D., University of Houston, 2018

TUESCHER, Kimberly D., 2016 - 
Professor of School Counseling
Director, School Counseling Program

B.S., University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh, 1980
M.S., University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh, 1983
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1997

VANLANINGHAM, Erin A., 2011 - 
Professor of English

B.A., Luther College, 1996
M.A., Northeastern University, 1999
Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2004

WELSH, Hilarie B., 2012 - 
Associate Professor of Education

B.A., St. Norbert College, 2001
M.Ed., University of South Florida - Sarasota-Manatee, 2005
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012