Nov 16, 2019  
2019-2020 Winona Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Winona Undergraduate Catalog

Roster



Board of Trustees

JENNIFER BARYL, Chicago, IL

BROTHER ROBERT BIMONTE, FSC, Bronx, NY

REV. JAMES P. BURNS, IVD, Ph.D., Winona, MN, President, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

MARY BURRICHTER, Winona, MN

BROTHER JACK CURRAN, FSC, Bronx, NY

JOHN DOMANICO, DDS, Chicago, IL

BROTHER MICHAEL FEHRENBACH, FSC, Burr Ridge, IL

MARILYN FROST, Ph.D., Winona, MN

ROGER HAYDOCK, Spearfish, SD

JAMES HORAN, Chicago, IL

AMY JOHNSON, Monee, IL

BROTHER THOMAS JOHNSON, FSC, Chicago, IL

MICHAEL LAAK, Maple Grove, MN

BROTHER MICHAEL McGINNISS, FSC, Philadelphia, PA

BROTHER MICHAEL O’HERN, FSC, New York, NY

KAYE O’LEARY, Wayzata, MN

BROTHER DAVID POOS, FSC, Memphis, TN

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

TERRANCE RUSSELL, Mendota Heights, MN, Vice Chair, Board of Trustees

SANDRA SIMON, Jupiter, FL, Secretary, Board of Trustees

JOHN SMARRELLI, JR., Ph.D., Memphis, TN

ANGELA STEGER, Wilmette, IL

GREGORY STEVENS, Roseville, MN, Treasurer, Board of Trustees

ANN TRAUSCHT, MD, Mundelein, IL

MARCY VAN FOSSEN, Ph.D., Winona, MN

JOHN WADE, Rochester, MN

MARY PAT WLAZIK, Gresham, OR

 

 

Council of Regents, Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs

Edward Dieter, St. Paul, MN

John G. Doherty, Minneapolis, MN

Dr. Janice M. Johnson, Hopkins, MN

Walter Jungbauer, Stillwater, MN

Dr. Craig Junker, Fridley, MN

Elizabeth Kautz, Burnsville, MN, Chair, Council of Regents

Chris Kobold, Minneapolis, MN

Dale Kurschner, Minnetonka, MN

Matt Mahmood, Hopkins, MN

Amanda Ziebell Mawanda, Minneapolis, MN

Lindsay McCabe, Edina, MN, Vice Chair, Council of Regents

Jack Neveaux, Wayzata, MN

Hamid Quraishi, Winona, MN

Dr. Jill M. Reilly, Bloomington, MN

Keith Ryskowski, Apple Valley, MN

Scott Thomas, Eagan, MN

Tim Weir, Rochester, MN

Kathy R. Wilde, Minneapolis, MN

 

President’s Cabinet

Rev. James P. Burns, IVD, Ph.D., President
B.A., University of St. Thomas; M.A., University of St. Thomas; M.Div., St. Paul Seminary’s School of Divinity; Ph.D., Northeastern University

Andrew Dirksen, M.A., Chief of Staff
B.A., College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University; M.A., Saint John’s School of Theology and Seminary 

Timothy Gossen, Ed.D., Vice President for Student Affairs and Student Life
B.A., M.A., Ed.D., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

Audrey Kintzi, ACFRE, M.S., Vice President for Advancement and Communication
B.S., M.S., Mankato State University

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

Rev. Hugo Montero, Ph.D., Assistant Vice President for Mission and Ministry/Director of Hispanic Ministry
M.A., University of Saint Thomas; Ph.D., Pontifical University of Ecuador; Ph.D. Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas Rome

Benjamin Murray, C.P.A., M.P.A., Senior Vice President for Finance and Operations
B.A., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota; CPA, Minnesota State Board of Accountancy; M.P.A., University of Minnesota

Brian Schmisek, Ph.D., Provost and Dean of the Faculties
B.A., North Dakota State University; M.A., University of Mississippi; M.A., The Catholic University of America; Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

Brother Robert Smith, FSC, Ph.D., Senior Vice President for Presidential Initiatives and Special Advisor to the President
B.A., Saint Mary’s College; M.A., United Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Marquette University

Office of Presidents Emeriti

Brother Louis DeThomasis, FSC, Ph.D., President Emeritus
B.S.F.S., Georgetown University, Edmond A. Walsh School of Foreign Service; Ph.D., The Union Institute and University

Brother William Mann, FSC, President Emeritus
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; D.Hum., De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines, honoris causa

Academic Affairs

Lynn Albee, Ph.D., Interim Dean of Education
B.A., M.A., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota; Ed.D., National-Louis University

Mark Barber, Ph.D., Interim Dean of the College
B.A., Saint Mary’s College of California; M.A., University of St. Thomas; Ph.D., Marquette University

Sarah Ferguson, Ph.D., Vice Provost for Faculties and Academic Affairs
B.A., Drake University; M.S.W., M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Todd Reinhart, Sc.D., Dean of Sciences and Health Professions
B.A., Hamline University; M.A. Duquesne University; Sc.D., Harvard University

Michelle Wieser, Ph.D., Dean of Business and Technology
B.A.J., University of Missouri; M.B.A., Washington University in St. Louis; Ph.D., University of Minnesota


 

Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary

Very Reverend Robert Horihan, Rector
B.A., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota; Ph.L., The Catholic University of America

Winona Campus Offices and Personnel

Academic Affairs

Mark Barber, Interim Dean of the College
Barbara Schmidtknecht, Administrative Assistant 
 

Accreditation and Compliance

Robin Hemenway, Director

Admissions

Kristina Lemmer, Director of Admission
Suzanne Deranek, Senior Associate Director for Admission
Steve Batcher, Senior Admission Counselor
Allison Borawski, Admission Counselor
Kate Dulak, Campus Events & Experience Coordinator
Miles Dunna, Assistant Director for Diversity & International Recruitment
Conner Ellinghuysen, Associate Director of Admission
JoAnn Frahm, Administrative Assistant/Visit Coordinator
Nicole Gerdes, Manager of Admission Operations
Sadie Halfrich, Admission Counselor
Brenda Jones, Associate Regional Director of Admission
Mo Moos, Associate Regional Director of Admission
Andrea Moore, Data Analyst - College Admission

 

Alumni Relations

Audrey Kintzi, Vice President for Advancement and Communication
Robert Fisher, Director 
Christine Ellinghuysen, Assistant Director
Lisa Sanderson, Associate Director of Alumni Relations
Patricia Beech, Alumni Relations Coordinator

Allied Health Programs

Jeanne Minnerath, Director

Assessment

Adam Potthast, Director

Athletics

Brian Sisson, Athletic Director
Niels Anderson, Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track and Field Coach
Samantha Borawski, Assistant Softball Coach
Corbin Bowers, Head Men’s Soccer Coach 
Kyle Brown, Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach
Jason Carter, Assistant Women’s Hockey Coach
Neil Cassidy, Head Women’s Soccer Coach
Jill Collum, Head Athletic Trainer
Ryan Egan, Head Men’s Hockey Coach
Jonathon Elliott, Assistant Men’s Hockey Coach
Joesph Fano, Head Men’s Basketball Coach
David Foley, Head Women’s Basketball Coach
Emily Franz, Assistant Athletic Trainer
Jeffrey Halberg, Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach; Assistant Men’s and Women’s Soccer Coach 
Dana Jorgenson, Assistant Athletic Trainer
Jackie Kiecker, Head Volleyball Coach
Nicholas Larson, Assistant Cross Country and Track and Field Coach
Amber Lowe, Head Men’s and Women’s Wimming and Diving Coach
Kody Michaels, Assistant Track and Field Coach
Jennifer Miller, Associate Athletic Director/SWA/Head Softball Coach
Sarah Murray, Head Women’s Hockey Coach
Donald Nadeau, Sports Information Director
Trevor Oakes, Assistant Baseball Coach
Steve Randgaard, Head Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach
J. Reszka, Assistant Men’s Hockey Coach and Rink Manager
Matthew Sagar, Strength and Conditioning Coach
Natalie Williams, Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach
Nicholas Winecke, Associate Athletic Director, Head Baseball Coach
Toni Winter, Administrative Assistant
Kylee Zumach, Assistant Volleyball Coach

Bookstore

Sue Shadle, Manager

Buildings and Grounds

James Bedtke, Vice President for Facilities
 

Business Office

Benjamin Murray, Senior Vice President for Finance and Operations
David Ansell, Financial Analyst
Kelly Boice, Controller
Kimberly Gibbs, Student Accounts Specialist
Bruce Greenwood, Student Accounts Specialist
Paul Wildenborg, Payroll Director

Campus Ministry

Sister Mary Elizabeth Ann McCullough, RSM, Director of Campus Ministry
Andrew Dushek, Campus Minister

Campus Safety

Lindsay Morris, Interim Director

Cardinal

TBA

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching

Adam Potthast, Director

Central Services

Tami Lubinski, Office Coordinator

Competitive Sports

Michael Ostman, Director

Counseling Services

Rev. David A. Brogan, Ph.D., Director of Counseling Services
Nazeer Zerka, Counselor
Kathyrn Friehammer, Counselor

DeLaSalle Language Institute

Rebecca Vogel, Director
Molly Lohnes, ESL Specialist
 

Development

Audrey Kintzi, Vice President for Advancement and Communication
Tami Belden, Database Manager
Cheryl Boone-Perez, Assistant to the Vice President
Sherry Boynton, Development Assistant
Carol Byrne, Database Coordinator
Christine Ellinghuysen, Assistant Director Saint Mary’s Fund/Alumni Relations
Brandon Gustafson, Corporate Foundation and Government Support
Tracy Heaser, Saint Mary’s Fund Director
Coral Logan, Records, Research & Gift Processing Specialist
Lori Quinn, Development Director - Chicago
Annette Roth, Senior Development Director-Twin Cities
Megan Sadowski, Director of Operations and Donor Stewardship
Adam Stasica, Development Director-Chicago
Mary Worley, Senior Development Director-First Generation Initiative and Lasallian Formation
 

Equal Employment Opportunity Officer

David Miliotis, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources

Event Services

Kathy Pederson, Director

Financial Aid

Paul Terrio, Director
Annette Collins, Associate Director
Joy Kelly Rockwell, Associate Director
Craig McCoy, Assistant Director
Leah Mensink-Jacobson, Assistant Director

First Generation Initiative 

Alisa Macksey, Dean of Student Success and First Generation Initiative
Octavia Brown, Coordinator of Countdown to College
TBD, Literacy Specialist
 

Fitzgerald Library

Laura Oanes, Director
Lauren Leighton, Periodicals Librarian
Lori Pesik, Catalog Librarian
Ruth Ann Torstenson, Reference Librarian
TBA, Instruction and Digital Services Librarian

Food Service

Curt Coshenet, Director
Andy Modjeski, Catering Director

Human Resources

David Miliotis, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources
Ashley Clark, Senior Human Resources Generalist
Abbie Henningson, Human Resources Coordinator

Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary

Very Reverend Robert Horihan, Rector
Reverend Martin Schaefer, Vice-Rector

Institutional Effectiveness

Tracy Lehnertz, Director

Institutional Research

Kara Wener, Director 
Jennifer Kuderer, Institutional Research Associate

Instructional Technology

Jason Spartz, Director

International Center

Tracy Lehnertz, Associate Dean of International Programs
Molly Lohnes, ESL Specialist and International Center Associate
Vicki McDonald, Coordinator of Study Abroad and International Student Services
Rebecca Vogel, Director of De La Salle Language Institute

Lillian Davis Hogan Galleries

Rob McColl, Director

Marketing and Communication

Lisa Guyott, Vice President for Strategic Communication and Marketing
Virginia Copeman, Web Specialist
Geoff DeMarsh, Digital Content Specialist
Denise Hamernik, Graphic Designer
Carissa Hahn, Assistant Director of Strategic Communication
Brittany Heberlein, Marketing Project Manager
Terri Lieder, Creative Director
Monta May, Director of Website and Web Development
Deborah Nahrgang, Senior Director of External Relations
Amanda Wagner, Director of Strategic Marketing
 

Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts at the Valéncia Performing Arts Center

Jamie Schwaba, Managing Director
Tammy Schmidt, Director of Dance

Mission and Ministry

Rev. Hugo Montero, Ph.D., Assistant Vice President for Mission and Ministry / Director of Hispanic Ministry
 

Performance Center

Theresa Remick, General Manager
Caitilin McCoy, Audience Services Manager
Jason Underferth, Technical Director

President

Rev. James P. Burns, IVD, Ph.D., President
Andrew Dirksen, Chief of Staff
Ann Merchlewitz, General Counsel and University Secretary
Peggy Giers, Administrative Assistant
Peggy Walters, Administrative Assistant to the President

Program for Advanced College Credit (PACC)

Denise Sharrock-Mueller, Director

Registrar

Christopher Verch, Registrar

Residence Life

Charissa Jakusz, Dean of Students

Section 504/ADA Coordinator

David Miliotis, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources

R.I.S.E. (Recreation, Involvement, and Student Engagement)

Michael Ostman, Director

Student Affairs and Student Life

Timothy Gossen, Vice President for Student Affairs and Student Life
Marissa Quinn, Assistant Vice President for Student Life
Charissa Jakusz, Dean of Students
Jo Nesler, Assistant to the Vice President

Student Success Center

Alisa Macksey, Dean of Student Success and First Generation Initiative

Academic Advising

Bethany Mota Gonzalez, Student Success Specialist/Academic Advisor
TBA, Multicultural and Academic/Career Services Advisor

Access Services  

Karen Hemker, Director 

Career Services & Internships

Michael Hagerty, Director 

Learning Assistance

Joseph Dulak, Director

 Office of Writing at the College

Peggy Johnson, Director

Study Abroad

Vicki McDonald, Coordinator 

Technology/Computer Center

Tianna Jonhson, Director of IT and User Services
Chad Lang, User Services Manager
Amanda Schock, Application Manager
Mike Ziegler, Network Operations Manager

Title IX

Ann Merchlewitz, Title IX Coordinator

Wellness Center

Christina Nitti, Director of Health Services
Julie Buege, Student Health Services Staff Nurse

College Faculty and Academic Administrators

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LYNN ALBEE, Interim Dean of Education; Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., M.A., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota; Ed.D., National-Louis University

CAROLYN JURSA AYERS, Professor of English and Associate Dean of General Education - Curriculum
B.A., M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., University of Chicago

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

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

CHRISTINE BEECH, Assistant Professor of Business and Director of Kabara Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies 
B.S., Excelsior College; M.S., D.M. candidate, University of Maryland University College

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

JIMMY BICKERSTAFF, Associate Professor and Co-Chair of Theatre and Dance 
B.A., Lawrence University; M.F.A., DePaul University; Ph.D., University of Oregon

KYLE BLACK, Associate Professor of English and World Languages 
B.A., St. Cloud State University; M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University

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

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

PATRICIA CALTON, Associate Professor and Chair of Philosophy 
B.A., University of Scranton; Ph.D., Marquette University

CRYSTAL CARLSON, Assistant Professor of Psychology 
B.A., University of Chicago; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois

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

John Chernega, Visiting Professor of English

DEMIAN HYUNJAI CHO, Assistant Professor and Chair 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 and World Languages
B.A., Concordia University; M.A., Ph.D., Washington State University

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

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

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

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

JOSEPH DULAK, Director of Learning Assistance 
B.A., University of Minnesota–Duluth; M.S., Mankato State University

WALTER ELDER, Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance
B.F.A., Carnegie Mellon University; M.F.A., University of Oklahoma

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

SR. JANE GIKONYO, IBVM, Dean of Studies; Lecturer of Education 
B.Sc., Kenyatta University; PGDE, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa; M.A., Loyola University; Psy.D., California Southern University

BETHANY MOTA GONZALEZ, Student Success Specialist/Academic Advisor
B.A., M.S., Winona State University

ANASTASIA GOODWIN, Assistant Professor Theatre and Dance
B.F.A, University of Central Missouri; M.F.A., University of Washington

MICHAEL HAGARTY, Director of Career Services and Internships 
B.A., University of North Carolina; M.P.S., Loyola University

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

DONALD HEIER, Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics 
B.S., South Dakota State University; M.S., Sc.D., Dakota State University

KAREN HEMKER, Director of Disability Services 
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 of Music 
B.S., University of Minnesota; M.M., Boston Conservatory of Music; D.M.A., University of Wisconsin–Madison

SHAHID HUSSAIN, Assistant Professor of Business 
B.L., University of Karachi; M.B.A., University of Central Missouri; M.S., University of North Texas; Certified Public Accountant

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

DEREK JACKSON, Associate Professor and Chair of Business 
B.A., Viterbo University; M.B.A., University of Phoenix; Certified Public Accountant

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

CHRISTOPHER JORDAN, Assistant Professor of Chemistry 
B.S., B.A., Hope College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

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

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

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

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

DAVID KWON, Assistant Professor of Theology
B.A. Sogang University; M.A., M.Div., The University of Chicago; M.B.A., John Hopkins University; Ph.D. candidate Boston College

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

TRACY LEHNERTZ, Associate Dean of International Programs 
B.S., Winona State University; M.A., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

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

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

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

ERICH LIPPMAN, Associate Professor of History and Social Science 
B.A., Asbury College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

MOLLY LOHNES, ESL Specialist and International Center Associate
B.S., MATESL, Iowa State University

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

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

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

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

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

ZAKARY MAYO, Assistant Professor of Business 
B.S., Castleton University; M.B.A., College of St. Joseph

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

VICKI McDONALD, Coordinator of Study Abroad and International Student Services Associate
B.A., M.A., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

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

CHRISTIAN MICHENER, Professor of English and World Languages; 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 History and 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, Associate Professor and Chair of Chemistry 
B.S., University of Wisconsin–Green Bay; Ph.D., University of Utah

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

JOHN PAUL NGESO, Teaching Practice Coordinator; Lecturer of Education, Christ the Teacher Institute of Education 
B.Ed., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota; M.Ed., The Catholic University of Eastern Africa

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

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

MOLLY O’CONNOR, Assistant Professor of Psychology 
B.A., University of Minnesota-Duluth; M.S., Ph.D., 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

BENJAMIN PAULI, Assistant Professor of Biology
B.A., Lawrence University; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University

DENNIS PEDRICK, Assistant Professor of Business
B.S. Western Kentucky University; M.S., Ph.D., The University of Memphis

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

ADAM POTTHAST, Director of Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching; Director of Assessment; Professor of Education
B.A. Truman State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Connecticut at Storrs

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

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

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

TODD REINHART, Dean of Sciences and Health Professions
B.A., Hamline University; M.A., Duquesne University; Sc.D., Harvard University

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

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

DARREN ROW, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics 
B.A., M.A., Saint Mary’s University; M.S., South Dakota State University; Ph.D., Iowa State University

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

 

SISTER JUDITH SCHAEFER, OP, Professor of Theology and Interdisciplinary Studies
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, Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics 
B.S., M.S., South Dakota State University; Ed.D., University of South Dakota

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

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

DENISE SHARROCK-MUELLER, Director of Program for Advanced College Credit (PACC); Instructor of English and World Languages 
B.A., Moorhead State University; M.A., University of Minnesota; M.A., North Dakota State University

GREGORY L. SOBOLEWSKI, Professor of Theology and Interdisciplinary Studies
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 and World Languages 
B.A., Saint Mary’s College; M.A., Ph.D., Marquette University

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

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

JASON SPARTZ, Director of Instructional Technology
B.A.; Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota; M.A., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota; Ed.D., Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

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

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

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

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

JASON UNDERFERTH, Performance Center Technical Director
B.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

SIMON WACHIRA,  Teaching and 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, Associate Professor of Physics 
B.A., Luther College; Ph.D., Oregon State University

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

MICHELLE WIESER, Dean of Business and Technology
B.A.J., University of Missouri; M.B.A., Washington University in St. Louis; Ph.D., University of Minnesota