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2013–2015 Undergraduate College Catalog 
    
2013–2015 Undergraduate College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Roster



Board of Trustees

(May 2013)

MARY BURRICHTER, Winona, MN

BROTHER WILLIAM CLAREY, FSC, St. Paul, MN

BROTHER KEVIN CONVEY, Chicago, IL

JAMES L. COOGAN, Naples, FL
Vice Chair, Board of Trustees

JOHN DOMANICO, Chicago, IL

MICHAEL G. DOUGHERTY, Burnsville, MN

MARILYN FROST, Winona, MN

KAREN GEORGE, Plymouth, MN

MICHAEL M. GOSTOMSKI, Winona, MN
Chair, Board of Trustees

WILLIAM HERZOG, Apple Valley, MN

MARK JACOBS, Winona, MN

BETTY KABARA, Galena, IL

LINDA A. KUCZMA, Alexandria, VA

BROTHER WILLIAM MANN, FSC, Winona, MN
President, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

PAUL MEYER, Phoenix, AZ

BROTHER FREDERICK MUELLER, FSC, Providence, RI

KAYE O’LEARY, Orono, MN

BROTHER DAVID POOS, FSC, St. Louis, MO

HAMID QURAISHI, Winona, MN

BROTHER GUSTAVO RAMIREZ BARBA, FSC, Monterrey, Mexico

RICHARD J. REEDY, Sleepy Hollow, IL

MARY ANN REMICK, Rochester, MN
Secretary, Board of Trustees

JOSEPH J. ROSS, Naperville, FL

TERRANCE RUSSELL, Mendota Heights, MN

PATRICK A. SALVI, Chicago, IL

BROTHER LARRY SCHATZ, FSC, Burr Ridge, IL

BROTHER ROBERT SCHIELER, FSC, Washington, D.C.

SANDRA SIMON, Glenview, IL

MICHAEL SLAGGIE, Winona, MN

JOHN SMARRELLI, JR., Memphis, TN

WALTER E. SMITHE III, Barrington Hills, IL

MARY PAT WLAZIK, Gresham, OR

Trustees Emeriti

Lyle Delwiche, Largo, FL

Thomas F. Meagher, Burr Ridge, IL

Loras H. Sieve, Edina, MN

David Thies, Edina, MN

Bernie Wagnild, Minneapolis, MN

University Administration

Brother William Mann, FSC, President
B.A., The Catholic University of America; M.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook; M.A., Salve Regina University; D.Min., Colgate Rochester Divinity School

Donna Aronson, Vice President for Academic Affairs - the College
B.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.F.A., Ph.D., Florida State University

James M. Bedtke, Vice President for Facilities
B.A., Winona State University; M.B.A., Saint Cloud State University

Gena Bilden, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management & Student Services, SGPP
B.A., College of St. Scholastica; M.A., University of Phoenix

Scott Cowdrey, Chief Information Officer
B.A., California State University; M.S., Montana State University

Genelle Groh Beck, Associate Vice President for Human Resources
B.S., Mankato State University; M.A., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

Linka Holey, Associate Vice President and Academic Dean, SGPP
R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., Ph.D. University of Minnesota

Brother Lawrence Humphrey, Associate Vice President for Mission
B.A., Christian Brothers University; M.A., University of San Francisco; CIL, Rome, Italy; Doctoral Candidate, Catholic University of America

Christopher Kendall, Vice President of Student Life, the College
B.A., Saint Mary’s College; M.A., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

Audrey Kintzi, Vice President for Development
B.S., M.S., Mankato State University

Tracy Lehnertz, Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness & Accreditation Liaison Officer
B.S., Winona State University; M.A., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

Nicholas Lemmer, Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communication
B.A., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota; M.B.A., University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management

Ann E. Merchlewitz, Executive Vice President & General Counsel
B.A., Illinois College; M.A., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota; J.D., University of Notre Dame Law School

Benjamin Murray, Vice President for Financial Affairs
B.A., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota; CPA, Minnesota State Board of Accountancy; M.P.A., University of Minnesota

John Pyle, Vice President for Enrollment (College), Marketing and Strategic Initiatives
B.A., Skutztown University; M.A., Immaculata College; Ed.D., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

Brother Robert Smith, FSC, Vice President of the Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs
B.A., Saint Mary’s College; M.A., United Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Marquette University

Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary

Msgr. Thomas Melvin, Rector
B.A., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota; M.Div., University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein Seminary

Winona Campus Office and Personnel

Academic Affairs

Donna Aronson, Vice President for Academic Affairs
Michael Charron, Dean, School of the Arts
Tracy Lehnertz, Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness
Thomas Marpe, Dean, School of Business
Brother Paulos Welday Mesmer, FSC, Director, Christ the Teacher Institute for Education; Associate Dean, Education
Roger Peckover, Director of Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching; Director of Assessment; Professor of Education
Esther Perález, Dean of Student Success
Genevieve Robinson, O.S.B., Dean, School of Humanities and Sciences
Scott Sorvaag, Dean, School of Education
Lori Turner, Registrar

Admissions

John Pyle, Vice President for Enrollment (College), Marketing and Strategic Initiatives
James Bedtke, Interim Vice President for Enrollment Management
Jessica De La Rosa, Admission Counselor
Suzanne Deranek, Associate Director for Admission
Maria Garza-Cienfuegos, Director for International Admission
Nicole Gerdes, Marketing and Special Events Coordinator
Tod Haring, International Admission Counselor
Aubrey Hollnagel, Visit Coordinator
Neil Leibundguth, Admission Counselor/Visit Coordinator
Kenneth Pellegrini, Associate Dean for Admission
Kayla Peterson, Admission Counselor
Joy Kelly Rockwell, Associate Director for Admission
Kathryn Trnka, Assistant Director for Admission
Ryan Wockenfus, Admission Counselor

Alumni Relations

Patricia Beech, Alumni Relations Coordinator
Robert Fisher, Young Alumni & Student Relations Associate Director

Allied Health Programs

Jeanne Minnerath, Director

Athletics

Nicole Fennern, Athletic Director
Ward Berndt, Men’s and Women’s Cross-Country Coach; Assistant Track and Field Coach
Carolyn Bray, Assistant Softball Coach, Assistant Cardinal M-Club Director
Neil Cassidy, Women’s Soccer Coach
Jill Collum, Assistant Athletic Trainer
Ryan Egan, Assistant Men’s Hockey Coach; Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach
Jenna Freudenberg, Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach, Intramurals
Jeffrey Halberg, Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach, Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach
Patrick Jacobsen, Assistant Baseball Coach, Game Management, Fields Supervisor
Jackie Jones, Assistant Volleyball Coach
Ben Kroll, Assistant Athletic Trainer
Michael Lester, Volleyball Coach; Assistant Athletic Director
Eric Lindquist, Aquatic Manager; Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach
Zach Malvik, Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach
Terry Mannor, Head Women’s Hockey Coach; Assistant Ice Arena Manager
Jennifer Miller, Softball Coach; Athletic Facilities Director
Greg Moore, Assistant Women’s Hockey Coach, Concessions
William Moore, Head Men’s Hockey coach; Director Cardinal M-Club
Donald Nadeau, Sports Information Director
Mandy Pearson, Head Women’s Basketball Coach, Instructor
Nick Rizzo, Assistant Men’s and Women’s Soccer Coach
William Rossini, Head Athletic Trainer
Jamison Rusthoven, Men’s Basketball Coach, Instructor
Peter Watkins, Men’s Soccer Coach; Instructor
Nicholas Winecke, Head Baseball Coach; Recruiting Coordinator
Niels Anderson, Track and Field Coach

Bookstore

Sue Shadle, Manager

Buildings and Grounds

John Schollmeier, Director of Physical Plant

Business Office

Benjamin Murray, Vice President for Financial Affairs
David Ansell, Financial Analyst
Paul Wildenborg, Payroll Director
Kelly Boice, Controller
Kimberly Gibbs, Perkins Loan Coordinator/Graduate Collections
Bruce Greenwood, Director, Undergraduate Tuition and Collections

Campus Ministry

Steven McGlaun, Dean of Campus Ministry
Chris McClead, Director
Eric Styles, Campus Minister

Campus Safety

Gary Hoeppner, Director
Clint Estle, Associate Director

Cardinal

Robert Conover, Moderator

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching

Roger Peckover, Director

Central Services

Tami Lubinski

Chemistry Lab

Susan Gilman, Supervisor

College Assessment

Roger Peckover, Director

Conference Center

Terrie Lueck, Director

Counseling Services

Ruth Mathews, Director of Counseling Services
Holly Courtenay, Counselor
Fiyyaz Karim, Counselor

Countdown to College

Jane Anderson, Director
Edith Galvez, Coordinator

DeLaSalle Language Institute

Rebecca Vogel, Director
Jane Cyrus, Instructor
Molly Lohnes, ESL Specialist

Development

Audrey Kintzi, Vice President
Vickie Cada, Donor Relations Director
Matthew Lunde, Prospect Management Director
Mark Neville, Senior Development Director
Andrea Pengra, Annual Fund Associate Director
Joseph Sweeney, Senior Development Director-Chicago & U.S.
Jennifer Teske, Saint Mary’s Fund Associate Director
Nancy Wiltgen, Senior Development Director-Planned Gifts

Equal Employment Opportunity Officer

Genelle Groh Beck, Associate Vice President for Human Resources

Financial Aid

Jayne Wobig, Director
Leah Mensink-Jacobson, Assistant Director
Tammy Vondrasek, Assistant Director

First Generation Initiative

Jane Anderson, Associate Director
Janet Willis, Literacy Specialist

Fitzgerald Library

Laura Oanes, Director
Michael DeNotto, Instructional Services Librarian
Lauren Leighton, Periodicals Librarian
Lori Pesik, Catalog Librarian
Rachel Thomas, Interlibrary Loan Librarian
Ruth Ann Torstenson, Reference Librarian

Food Service

Curt Coshenet, Director
Andy Modjeski, Catering Director

Human Resources

Genelle Groh Beck, Associate Vice President
Amy Whillock, Senior Human Resources Generalist

Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary

Monsignor Thomas Melvin, Rector

Institutional Effectiveness and Institutional Research

Tracy Lehnertz, Associate Vice President
Kara Wener, Associate Director of Institutional Research
Mary Schultz, Institutional Effectiveness Associate

Instructional Technology

Jason Spartz, Director

Intramurals

Jenna Freudenberg, Director

Lillian Davis Hogan Galleries

Rob McColl, Director

Marketing and Communication

John Pyle, Vice President for Enrollment (College), Marketing and Strategic Initiatives
Nick Lemmer, Associate Vice President
Robert Conover, Senior Communication Director
Virginia Erbe, Interactive Marketing Director
Denise Hammernik, Graphic Designer
Terri Lieder, Creative Director
Monta May, Director, Website & Web Development
Donald Nadeau, Sports Information Director
Deborah Nahrgang, Communication Director

Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts at the Valéncia Performing Arts Center

Joelle Harris, Managing Director
Tammy Schmidt, Director of Dance

Mission

Brother Lawrence Humphrey, Associate Vice President

Performance Center

Alice Flo, Costume Shop Manager
Patrick Grace, General Manager
Jason Underferth, Technical Director
TBA, Box Office Manager

President

Brother William Mann, FSC, President
Mary Becker, Executive Assistant to the President
Ann Merchlewitz, Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Helen Phillipps, Administrative Assistant Executive Offices

Program for Advanced College Credit (PACC)

Elizabeth Donahue, Director

Registrar

Lori Turner, Registrar

Residence Life

Brendan Dolan, Director

Student Activities

Lance Thompson, Director

Student Life

Chris Kendall, Vice President
Tim Gossen, Dean of Students

Student Success Center:

Academic Advising

Esther Perález, Dean of Student Success
John Duerst, Student Success Specialist/Advisor
Carlie Ness, Student Success Specialist/Advisor

Career Services & Internships

Jackie Baker, Director

Disability Services

Karen Hemker, Director

Learning Assistance

Tutoring

Joseph Dulak, Director of Academic Skills

Skills-Based Courses

Melissa Gordon, Learning Assistance Associate

Writing Center

Peggy Johnson, Director

Study Abroad

Mitchell Lawson, Director

Technology/Computer Center

Scott Cowdry, Chief Information Officer
Francis Speck, Administrative Computing-Director of Information Technology
Tianna Johnson, Manager of Technology Support Services
Ryan Ballanger, Server/Network Technician
Brian Behling, HelpDesk Manager/Microcomputing Technician
Donald Cisewski, Multimedia Support Technician
Amanda Frost, HelpDesk Support Technician
Brother John Grover, FSC, Information Technology Manager-Administrative Computing
Donald Grubb, Telecommunications Coordinator
Casey Ingvalson, Multimedia Technician
Heidi Johnson, Academic Support Technician
Kevin Kotlarz, Administrative Computing-Systems Programmer
Nathan Lloyd, Administrative Computing-Computer Programmer
Jeffrey Wieczorek, Academic Computing Support Technician

Toner Student Center

Darlene Paulson, Director

Wellness Center

Angel Weisbrod, Director of Student Health/Wellness
Julie Buege, Student Health Staff Nurse

Winona Campus Undergraduate Faculty and Academic Administrators

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JANE ANDERSON, Associate Director of First-Generation Initiative Program; Associate Director of Literacy Education Program; Professor of Education
B.A., College of Saint Teresa; M.A., Northeastern Illinois University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

DONNA ARONSON, Vice President for Academic Affairs - the College; Professor of Theatre and Dance
B.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.F.A., Ph.D., Florida State University

CAROLYN JURSA AYERS, Associate Professor of English
B.A., M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., University of Chicago

JACKIE BAKER, Director of Internships and Career Services/Student Success Center
B.S., Winona State University; M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

MARK BARBER, Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Saint Mary’s College of California; M.A., University of St. Thomas; Ph.D., Marquette University

ROSE BEAL, Assistant Professor of Theology
B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., Saint Mary’s Seminary and University; M.S., Joint Military Intelligence College; Ph.D., Catholic University of America

DEAN BECKMAN, Associate Professor and Chair of Communication
B.A., Winona State University; M.S., Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

JAMES M. BEDTKE, Vice President for Facilities; Professor of Business
B.A., Winona State University; M.B.A., Saint Cloud State University

MONI BERG-BINDER, Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

KYLE BLACK, Assistant Professor of Modern and Classical Languages
B.A., St. Cloud State University; M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University

BRETT BODSGARD, Associate Professor and Chair of Chemistry
B.A., Carleton College; M.S., University of Colorado; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

BONNIE BREZA, Instructor of Education
B.A., Mount Mary College; M.A., Winona State University

DANIEL BUCKNAM, Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Saint Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

PATRICIA CALTON, Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.A., University of Scranton; Ph.D., Marquette University

MARIO CASA DE CALVO, Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., Texas Tech University

LORI CHARRON, Professor of Communication
B.A., Mankato State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

MICHAEL CHARRON, Dean of the School of the Arts; Professor of Theatre and Dance
B.A., Saint Mary’s College; M.F.A., University of Minnesota

DEMIAN HYUNJAI CHO, Assistant Professor of Physics
B.S., University of Texas-Austin; M.S., University of Texas-Dallas; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

ERIN MAE CLARK, Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Concordia University; M.A., Ph.D., Washington State University

PHILIP COCHRAN, Professor of Biology
B.A., Saint Mary’s College; M.S., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

BROTHER PATRICK CONWAY, FSC, Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education; Director of LasallianTeacher Immersion Program
B.A., M.A., Saint Mary’s College of Minnesota; Ed.S., University of Saint Thomas; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University

JANE CYRUS, Instructor, De La Salle Language Institute
B.S., Winona State University

WILLIAM DAVIDSON, Instructor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics
B.S., University of Missouri; M.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte

TYCHO DE BOER, Associate Professor and Chair of History
B.A., M.A., Rijksuniversiteit Groningen; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

MICHAEL DeNOTTO, Instructional Services Librarian
B.A., Southern Illinois University; M.A., Valparaiso University; M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

KEVIN DENNIS, Assistant Professor and Chair of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics
B.A., Luther College; M.S., Michigan State University; Ph.D., Central Michigan University

DOROTHY E. DIEHL, Associate Professor and Chair of Modern and Classical Languages
B.A., Gettysburg College; M.A., Villanova University; Ph.D., University of Michigan

JAN DIMMITT-OLSON, Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse; M.Ed., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

GARY DIOMANDES, Professor of Theatre and Dance; Director of London Study Abroad Program
B.A., Providence College; M.A.T., Rhode Island College; Ph.D., The Union Institute and University

ELIZABETH DONAHUE, Director of Program for Advanced College Credit; Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Winona State University; M.A., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

JOHN DUERST, Student Success Specialist/Advisor, Student Success Center
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; M.A., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

JOSEPH DULAK, Director of Academic Skills, Student Success Center
B.A., University of Minnesota-Duluth; M.S., Mankato State University

RAYMOND A. FABER, Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Illinois; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

MARY CATHERINE FOX, Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies
B.A., M.S., Saint Mary’s College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

SR. JANE GIKONYO, IBVM, Dean of Studies; Lecturer of Education; Christ the Teacher Institute for Education
B.Sc., Kenyatta University; PGDE, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa; M.A., Loyola University

MELISSA GORDON, Learning Assistance Associate, Student Success Center
B.A., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota; M.A., Boston College

ROB GORDON, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics
A.B., University of Notre Dame; M.S., University of Illinois

JEFFREY HEFEL, Professor of Business
B.A., Loras College; M.B.A., University of Dubuque

KAREN HEMKER, Director of Disability Services, Student Success Center
B.A., Luther College; M.Ed., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

ERIC HEUKESHOVEN, Assistant Professor of Music
B.A., University of Minnesota; M.S., Indiana University

JANET HEUKESHOVEN, Professor and Chair of Music
B.S., University of Minnesota; M.M., Boston Conservatory of Music; D.M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison

TAMARA HONESTY, Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance
B.A., Wilmington College; M.F.A., West Virginia University

BROTHER THOMAS HOUDE, FSC, Associate Professor of Communication
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota; M.A., University of St. Thomas

BENJAMIN HUEGEL, Assistant Professor of Business
B.A., M.A., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

TODD IVERSON, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics
B.S., Mankato State University; M.S., Ph.D., Colorado State University

DAVID JACKSON, Associate Professor of Education
B.S., Winona State University; M.Ed., University of Nevada; Ph.D., University of Iowa

DEREK JACKSON, Assistant Professor of Business
B.A., Viterbo University; M.B.A., University of Phoenix

PEGGY JOHNSON, Director of Writing Services, Student Success Center; Lecturer of English
B.S., State University of New York; M.A., University of North Dakota; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

TRISHA KARR, Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Luther College; M.A., Roosevelt University; Ph.D., Loyola University

JOHN KERR, Associate Professor and Chair of English
B.A., Truman State University; M.M.S., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

NED KIRK, Professor of Music
B.M., Peabody Conservatory of Music; M.M., University of Massachusetts; D.M.A., University of Washington

TRICIA KLOSKY, Associate Professor of Social Science
B.A., University of Minnesota-Duluth; M.A., University of North Dakota; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Omaha

JOSEPH KONRADT, Assistant Professor of Business
B.A., M.B.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

RANDY KRAINOCK, Associate Professor and Interim Chair of Biology
B.A., D.V.M., University of Illinois; Ph.D., University of Iowa

JOSHUA LALLAMAN, Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point; M.S., Central Michigan University; Ph.D., University of Missouri

PRESTON LAWING, Associate Professor of Art and Design
B.S., Appalachian State University; M.F.A., University of Florida

MITCHELL LAWSON, Director of Study Abroad; Career Services Associate
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; M.A., Bowling Green State University

TRACY LEHNERTZ, Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness
B.S., Winona State University; M.A., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

LAUREN LEIGHTON, Periodicals and Assistant Reference Librarian
B.A., Northern Illinois University; M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana

BROOKE LENZ, Associate Professor of English
B.A., University of Rochester; M.A., Ph.D., North Carolina at Chapel Hill

CHUN CHIM (DAVID) LEUNG, Assistant Professor of Music
B.M., Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts; M.M., D.M.A., Eastman School of Music

NATHAN LIEN, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.A., Wartburg College; Ph.D., The University of Iowa

ERICH LIPPMAN, Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Asbury College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

MOLLY LOHNES, ESL Specialist
B.S., MATESL, Iowa State University

MELISSA LUEDTKE, Associate Professor and Chair of Education
B.A., Ed.D., Hamline University; M.A., University of Minnesota

DAVID LYNCH, Professor and Chair of Social Science
B.A., Iowa State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Santa Barbara

BROTHER WILLIAM MANN, FSC, President; Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies
B.A., The Catholic University of America; M.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook; M.A., Salve Regina University; D.Min., Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School; D.Hum., De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines, honoris causa

THOMAS MARPE, Dean of the School of Business; Associate Professor and Chair of Business
B.S., M.B.A., Winona State University; Ed.D., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

DEBRA MARTIN, Professor of Biology
B.S., Upper Iowa University; Ph.D., University of Iowa

SHELLY McCALLUM, Associate Professor of Business
B.A., University of Western Ontario; M.A., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota; D.B.A., St. Ambrose University

LAURA McCAULEY, Instructor of Education
B.S., M.Ed., University of Minnesota

ROBERT McCOLL, Assistant Professor and Chair of Art and Design
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.F.A., Ohio University

BROTHER PAULOS WELDAY MESMER, FSC, Director, Christ the Teacher Institute for Education; Associate Dean of Education
B.A., M.A., Saint Mary’s University; Ed.D., University of San Francisco

CHRISTIAN MICHENER, Professor of English; Director of Lasallian Honors Program
B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri

MARIANN MILLER, Coordinator of Field Placements, School of Education
B.S., College of Saint Teresa; M.Ed., University of Minnesota

WESLEY MILLER, Associate Professor of Social Science
B.A., Eastern Nazarene College; M.A., Boston College; Ph.D., Loyola University

JEANNE MINNERATH, Associate Professor of Biology; Director of Allied Health Program
B.S., St. Cloud State University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

JAIME MUELLER, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Green Bay; Ph.D., University of Utah

JAY D. MUTTER, Professor of Psychology
B.S., M.A., Central Michigan University; Ph.D., University of Malaya

JUDY MYERS, Associate Professor and Chair of Theatre and Dance
B.A., University of Michigan; M.F.A., University of Arizona

CARLIE NESS, Student Success Specialist/Advisor, Student Success Center
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.S., NOVA Southeastern University

REVEREND PAUL NIENABER, SJ, Associate Professor of Physics
B.A., Thomas More College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana

TING NI, Professor of History
B.A., M.A., Nakai University at Tianjin; M.L.S., Ph.D., Indiana University

LAURA OANES, Director of Fitzgerald Library
B.S., Mankato State University; M.L.I.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

PATRICK M. O’SHEA, Professor of Music
B.M., Shenandoah Conservatory of Music; M.M., University of Illinois-Urbana; D.M.A., Arizona State University

STEPHEN PATTEE, Associate Professor and Chair of Interdisciplinary Studies
B.A., University of California; M.C.S., Regent College; Ph.D., Marquette University

ROGER PECKOVER, Director of Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching; Director of Assessment; Professor of Education
B.A., McPherson College; M.S., Kansas State University; Ph.D. University of Kansas

ESTHER PERÁLEZ, Dean of Student Success
B.A., Rocky Mountain College; M.S., Eastern Montana College; Ed.D., University of Minnesota

LORI PESIK, Catalog Librarian and Assistant Reference Librarian
B.A., Luther College; M.L.I.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

BLAKE PICKART, Assistant Professor of Business
B.A., B.S., M.B.A., Winona State University

JOHN POLING, Associate Professor and Chair of Philosophy
B.U.S., The University of New Mexico; M.Div., Yale Divinity School; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

LAWRENCE PRICE, Assistant Professor of Business
B.A., J.D., The University of Miami; J.C.L., Catholic University of Leuven

JOHN PYLE, Vice President for Enrollment (College), Marketing and Strategic Initiatives
B.A., Skutztown University; M.A., Immaculata College; Ed.D., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

MICHAEL RATAJCZYK, Assistant Professor of Business
B.A., M.A., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

JOHN REED, Associate Professor of Modern and Classical Languages
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Purdue University

KEVIN RICKERT, Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., St. Meinrad College; M.A., Ph.D., University of St. Thomas

BROTHER RODERICK ROBERTSON, FSC, Professor of Art and Design
B.A., Saint Mary’s College; M.A., University of Minnesota; M.F.A., University of Arizona

VALERIE EDWARDS ROBESON, Associate Professor of Social Science
B.A., Winona State University; M.S.W., University of Wisconsin-Madison

SISTER GENEVIEVE ROBINSON, O.S.B., Dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences
B.A., Mount St. Scholastica College; M.A., New Mexico Highlands University; Ph.D., Boston College

JAMES A. RODGERS, Professor of Social Science
B.A., Northwestern Oklahoma State University; M.A., D.A., Idaho State University

MATTHEW ROWLEY, Assistant Professor of Biology
B.A., Saint Mary’s College of Minnesota; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

BROTHER STEPHEN RUSYN, FSC, Professor of English
B.A., Catholic University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Rhode Island

SISTER JUDITH SCHAEFER, OP, Associate Professor of Theology
B.A., Northeastern Illinois University; M.P.S., Loyola University; M.Div., Aquinas Institute of Theology; Ph.D., Marquette University

STEVEN SCHILD, Associate Professor of Communication
B.S., M.A., Winona State University; Ed.D., University of St. Thomas

TAMMY SCHMIDT, Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance
B.F.A., Texas Christian University; M.F.A., University of Oklahoma

JANEL SCHULTZ, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics
B.S., M.S., South Dakota State University; Ed.D., University of South Dakota

ELIZABETH SEEBACH, Associate Professor and Chair of Psychology
A.B., Washington University; M.S., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

KRISTEN SELLKE, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics
B.A., University of Minnesota-Morris; M.S., Ph.D., The University of Iowa

CARL SIMON SHELLEY, Special Appointment Faculty: Biology
B.Sc., Imperial College; D.Phil., University of Oxford

GREGORY L. SOBOLEWSKI, Professor of Theology
A.S., Gogebic Community College; B.S., Marian College; Graduate work in Theology, Pontifical Gregorian University; Ph.D., Marquette University

DAVID SOKOLOWSKI, Associate Professor of English
B.A., Saint Mary’s College; M.A., Ph.D., Marquette University

KAREN SORVAAG, Associate Professor of Education
B.A., Augustana College; M.A., South Dakota State University; Ed.D., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

SCOTT SORVAAG, Dean of the School of Education; Associate Professor of Education
B.A., Augustana College; M.A., University of South Dakota; Ed.D., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

TERESA SPECK, Professor of Business
B.A., College of Saint Teresa; M.B.A., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse; Certified Management Accountant

KENNETH STENSTRUP, Assistant Professor and Interim Chair of Theology
B.A., Creighton University; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

JOSEPH TADIE, Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Saint Mary’s College of Minnesota; M.A., Ph.D., Boston College

RACHEL THOMAS, Interlibrary Loan Librarian
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; M.L.I.S., College of St. Catherine

BETH TOBIAS, Co-Director, Nuclear Medicine Technology Program
B.A., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota; M.B.A., M.Ed., National Louis University

RUTH TORSTENSON LeMASTERS, Reference Librarian
B.A., University of Minnesota; M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

JAMES TOWERS, Professor of Education
B.A., M.A., Ed.S., Ph.D., University of Iowa

RICHARD M. TRISTANO, Professor of History
B.A., Manhattan College; M.A., Ph.D., New York University

LISA TRUAX, Assistant Professor of Art and Design
B.A., Carthage College; M.F.A., Michigan State University

LORI TURNER, Registrar
B.A., Luther College; M.S., Mankato State University

JASON UNDERFERTH, Performance Center Technical Director
B.A., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota; M.F.A., University of Minnesota

CHANDU VALLURI, Assistant Professor of Business
B.Sc., University of Western Ontario; M.A., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

REBECCA VOGEL, Director and Instructor, De La Salle Language Institute
B.A., College of Saint Teresa; M.Ed., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

CHRISTOPHER VONDRACEK, Instructor of English
B.A., M.A., University of South Dakota

SIMON WACHIRA, Registrar and Teaching Practice Coordinator; Lecturer of Education , Christ the Teacher Institute of Education
B.S., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota; M.Ed., The Catholic University of Eastern Africa

ROBYN WANGBERG, Assistant Professor of Physics
B.A., Luther College; Ph.D., Oregon State University

PAUL WEINER, Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics; Interim Chair of Physics
B.A., Oberlin College; M.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

JANET WILLIS, First Generation Initiative Program
B.A., University of New South Wales; M.A., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

SUSAN WINDLEY-DAOUST, Associate Professor of Theology
B.A., Mary Washington College; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University