Academics

Meet the Faculty

Debbie Arfsten, PhD
Associate Professor of Christian Education
Director, Christian Education
Director of Christian Education

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Jennie Asher, CAS
Assistant Professor of Theology
Director of the Deaconess Program
Theology/Languages

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Naveeda Athar, EdD
Assistant Professor of Human Services
Director, Mental Health Clinic
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Daniel Bardy, EdD
Associate Professor, College of Graduate and Innovative Programs
Director of Graduate Programs-ESL
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Amy Lyn Barth, MA
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Psychology

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Timothy Basadur
Assistant Professor of Business
College of Business

Daniel W Bishop, PsyD
Associate Professor of Psychology
Chair, Department of Human Service
Chair, Department of Psychology

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Donna Blaess, PhD
Associate Professor of Leadership
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Kevin Borchers, MS
Assistant Professor of Christian Education
Assistant Director of Director of Christian Education Program
Director of Christian Education

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Maurice Boyer, MM
Associate Professor of Music
Director, Chamber Orchestra
Music

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Katherine J. Brandon, MA
Assistant Professor of Teacher Education
Director of Unit Assessment
Teacher Education

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Kevin Brandon, EdD
Associate Professor of Education
Dean of the College of Education
Dean, College of Education

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Susan Bridge, EdD
Associate Professor of Leadership
Program Chair, Doctoral Internships
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Anita Briedis-Bilsens, PhD
Professor of Chemistry
Chair, Department of Natural Sciences and Geography

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Charles Brown, DMA
Assistant Professor of Music
Director, Choral Activities
Music

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Paul Bucchi, PhD
Visiting Associate Professor
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Richard Calhoun, PhD
Professor of Physics and Mathematics
Natural Sciences and Geography

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Astrida Cirulis, DA
Professor of Mathematics
Mathematics and Computer Science

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Kathleen Craft, PhD
Associate Professor of Biology
Chair, Natural Sciences Dept.
Natural Sciences and Geography

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Beth Dellegrazie, MBA
Assistant Professor of Marketing
College of Business

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Jodie Dewey, PhD
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Coordinator of the Law & Justice Program

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Sandra Doering, EdD
Professor of Teacher Education
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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William J Duey, PhD
Professor of Human Performance
Human Performance

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Rachel Eells, MEd
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Psychology

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Eunice Eifert, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Theatre
Artistic Director of Artists of Concordia Theatre
Communication and Theatre

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Susan Ericsson, PhD
Assistant Professor of Media
Communication and Theatre

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Michael A Eschelbach, PhD
Professor Theology and Philosophy
Theology/Languages

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Israel Espinosa, PsyD
Associate Professor of Psychology
Chair, Care and Concerns Task Force
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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William Ewald, MBA
Associate Professor Emeritus of Business Management and Accounting
College of Business

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Richard Fischer, DMA
Distinguished Professor of Music
Director, Wind Symphony
Music

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Wanda Foster, MBA
Assistant Professor of Business
Chair, Department of College of Business

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Nancy P. Gibson, PhD
Associate Professor of Educational Leadership
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Mary Goetting, PhD
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

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Brenda F. Graham, EdD
Professor of Leadership
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Yurimi Grigsby, PhD
Associate Professor of Curriculum, Language and Literacy
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Heather Harder, PhD
Associate Professor of Reading
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Christian Hauser
Assistant Professor of Music
Music

H. Robert Hayes, PhD
Professor of Political Science and Philosophy
History/Political Science/Philosophy

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Debra Herman, MFA
Associate Professor of Art
Chair, Art Department

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Alannah Ari Hernandez, MA
Assistant Professor of Spanish
Director of Academic Service Learning Center
Theology/Languages

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Louvenia Hollins, EdD
Assistant Professor of Instructional Design and Technology
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Kathryn Hollywood, PhD
Associate Professor of Leadership
Chair, Department of Leadership
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Nikkole Huss, MFA
Assistant Professor of Art
Art

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Carol Jabs, PhD
Professor of Social Work
Social Work Dept. Chair
Director of Schmieding Counseling Center
Social Work

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Thomas Jandris, PhD
Professor of Educational Leadership
Vice President for Educational Innovation
Dean, College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Constance Kammrath, MA
Visiting Assistant Professor of English
Director, Writing Center
English

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Jonathan Kohrs, MCM
Professor of Music
Conductor, Schola Cantorum
Music

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Pamela Konkol, PhD
Associate Professor of Foundations, Social Policy and Research
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Aimee Krall-Lanoue
Assistant Professor of English
Director, The Writing Center
English

Samuel M. Kwon, PhD
Assistant Professor of Instructional Design and Technology
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Bruce Larson, MBA
Assistant Professor of Business
College of Business

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Craig W. Lusthoff, JD
Associate Professor of Business, Chair, Business Department
College of Business

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Amanda Maddocks, PhD
Associate Professor of Research
Executive Director of Doctoral Programs
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Jenna Mahay, PhD
Associate Professor of Sociology
Chair, Department of Sociology
Sociology

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Jayme McGhan, MFA
Associate Professor of Theatre
Technical Director of Artists of Concordia Theatre
Communication and Theatre

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Marlene Meisels, PhD
Associate Professor of Teacher Education
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Gregory Michie, PhD
Professor of Foundations, Social Policy and Research
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Issac Tim Mizelle, PhD
Associate Professor of Education Leadership
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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BettyAnn Mocek, MFA
Professor of Art
Director of Ferguson Art Gallery
Art

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Marilyn Moehlenkamp, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
Natural Sciences and Geography

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Michelle M. Gardner Morkert, PhD
Associate Professor of English
Coordinator, Women’s and Gender Studies Program

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Jason Narvy, PhD
Assistant Professor of Theatre
Department of Communication and Theatre

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Isabel Nunez, PhD
Associate Professor of Foundations, Social Policy and Research
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Ardelle L. Pate, EdD
Associate Professor of Instructional Design and Technology
Chair, Department of College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Andrew Pederson, MFA
Associate Professor of English
Director, Childrens Theatre
English

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William Pierros, M.Div, MA
Assistant Professor of Political Science
History/Political Science/Philosophy

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Laura Hudson Pollom, PhD
Associate Professor of Communication
Chair, Department of Communication and Theatre

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Anthony Przeklasa, PhD
Professor of Leadership
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Caryn L. Putra, MSEd
Assistant Professor of Human Performance
Chair, Department of Human Performance

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Erin Real, MA
Assistant Professor of Language
Theology/Languages

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Carol Reiseck, EdD
Associate Professor of Leadership
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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The Rev. John Rhoads, MA
Assistant Professor of Theology and Philosophy
Theology/Languages

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Richard Richter, MA
Assistant Professor of Instructional Design and Technology
Director of Instructional Design and Technology
Instructional Design

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John Richy
Visiting Associate Professor
Theology
Organizational Management Program

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Ursula P. Ricketts, EdD
Associate Professor of Curriculum, Language and Literacy
Curriculum and Instruction Program Leader
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Katherine Roberson, PhD
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Mathematics and Computer Science

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David Rogner, PhD
Professor of English
Chair, Department of English

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L. Arthur Safer, PhD
Professor of Leadership
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Lorinda Sankey, PhD
Associate Professor of Teacher Education
Master of Arts in Teaching Program Coordinator
Teacher Education

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Claudia Santin, EdD
Associate Professor of Leadership
Assistant Dean, College of Graduate and Innovative Programs
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Carol Schefelbein, EdD
Associate Professor of Education
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Craig A Schilling, EdD
Associate Professor of Leadership
Department of Leadership

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Scott Schuth, MA
Assistant Professor Instructional Technology
Director of Instructional Technologies
Instructional Design

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David Settje, PhD
Associate Professor of History

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Alan Simon, EdD
Associate Professor of Leadership
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Paul Sims, PhD
Assistant Professor of Leadership
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Judy Skorek, EdD
Associate Professor of Counselor Education
Director of Clinical Training
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Meghan Sleezer, MA
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Math Lab Coordinator
Mathematics and Computer Science

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Jennifer Smith, PhD
Assistant Professor of English
English

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Dara Soljaga, PhD
Associate Professor of Curriculum, Language and Literacy
Program Leader, MA Reading
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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The Rev. Robert Sorensen, PhD
Chair, Theology and Languages Department
Professor of Theology/Languages

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Kurt Stadtwald
Chair: History, Philosophy & Political Science Department
Professor of History

Jonathan Stahlke, DMA
Professor of Music
Music

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The Rev. Andrew Steinmann, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Theology and Hebrew
University Marshal

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Simeon Stumme, PhD
Assistant Professor of Foundations, Social Policy and Research
Chair, Department of Foundations, Social Policy and Research
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Andrew Tawfik, PhD
Assistant Professor of Instructional Design and Technnology
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Daniel Tomal, PhD
Professor of Leadership
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Margaret Trybus, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Leadership
Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Beth Venzke, PhD
Professor of Psychology
Psychology

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Linda Vlasak, EdD
Associate Professor of Education
Special Education Program Coordinator
College of Education

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Thomas A Von Hagel, PhD
Professor of Theology
Theology/Languages

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Sue Walsh, MS
Assistant Professor of Human Performance
Athletic Trainer
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Ronald Warwick, EdD
Professor of Leadership
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Lauren Wellen, EdD
Associate Professor of Education
College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Steven Wente, DMus
Professor of Music
Chair, Department of Music

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Wm. Michael Whiteside, PhD
Assistant Professor of Chemical Biology
Natural Sciences and Geography

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Robert K. Wilhite, EdD
Professor of Leadership
Chair, Department of College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

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Damian T. Williams, PhD
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Sociology

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Dennis Witte, PhD
Professor of Computer Science
Vice President for Administration
Mathematics and Computer Science

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Linda Wolter, PhD
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Director, Field Placement
Social Work

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Dr. O. John Zillman

O. John Zillman, PhD
Professor of Psychology
Editor of the Lutheran Education Journal
Psychology

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Pamela Zimmermann, EdD
Associate Professor of Education
MAT Coordinator
College of Education

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