Faculty Listing

Deans

  • Portrait of Mary Dockter, PhD

    Mary Dockter, PhD

    • Dean of Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Rod Jonas, PhD

    Rod Jonas, PhD

    • Dean of Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
    • Professor of Education
    • Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • Portrait of Karel Sovak, PhD

    Karel Sovak, PhD

    • Dean, Gary Tharaldson School of Business
    • Fellow in Catholic Studies
    • Gary Tharaldson School of Business
  • Portrait of David Tamisiea, PhD

    David Tamisiea, PhD

    • Dean of School of Arts and Sciences
    • Associate Professor of Theology
    • Fellow in Catholic Studies
    • School of Arts & Sciences

Chairs

  • Portrait of Robert J. Dosch, PhD

    Robert J. Dosch, PhD

    • Professor of Accounting
    • Chair of GTSB Traditional Undergraduate Programs
    • Fellow in Catholic Studies
    • Gary Tharaldson School of Business
  • Portrait of Annie Gerhardt, DNP

    Annie Gerhardt, DNP

    • Chair of Undergraduate Nursing Program
    • FNP Clinical Competence Coordinator
    • Associate Professor of Nursing
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Rodney Hair, PhD

    Rodney Hair, PhD

    • Chair of Graduate Business Programs
    • Associate Professor of Business
    • Gary Tharaldson School of Business
  • Portrait of Rachel Johnson Krug, EdD

    Rachel Johnson Krug, EdD

    • Chair of Athletic Training and Kinesiology
    • Director of Athletic Training Program
    • Associate Professor of Athletic Training
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Caroline Kozojed, MS

    Caroline Kozojed, MS

    • Chair of GTSB Online Undergraduate Program
    • Assistant Professor of Leadership and Management
    • Gary Tharaldson School of Business
  • Portrait of Kimberly Marman, PhD

    Kimberly Marman, PhD

    • Chair of Education
    • Associate Professor of Education
    • Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • Becky Meidinger, PhD

    • Chair of Graduate Counseling
    • Assistant Professor of Counseling
    • Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • Portrait of Heidi J. Nieuwsma, MSW, LCSW

    Heidi J. Nieuwsma, MSW, LCSW

    • Chair of Behavioral Sciences
    • Director of Social Work Program
    • Assistant Professor of Behavorial Sciences
    • Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • Portrait of Jill Nustad, ScD

    Jill Nustad, ScD

    • Chair of Exercise Physiology Department
    • Professor of Physiology
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Tom Porter, DMA

    Tom Porter, DMA

    • Chair of Music
    • Director of Choral Activities
    • Professor of Music
    • School of Arts & Sciences
  • Portrait of Brenda Tufte, PhD

    Brenda Tufte, PhD

    • Chair of Graduate Education
    • Professor of Education
    • Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Faculty

  • Portrait of Jessica Arndt

    Jessica Arndt

    • Clinical Coordinator of the Respiratory Therapy Program
    • Assistant Professor of Respiratory Therapy
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Lucas Bernier, DMA

    Lucas Bernier, DMA

    • Associate Professor of Music
    • Director of Percussion Studies
    • School of Arts & Sciences
  • Portrait of Sarah Berreth, MSN, RN

    Sarah Berreth, MSN, RN

    • Assistant Professor of Nursing
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Troy Bichler

    Troy Bichler

    • Assistant Professor of Business
    • Gary Tharaldson School of Business
  • Portrait of Kayla Boepple, PhD

    Kayla Boepple, PhD

    • Assistant Professor of Psychology
    • Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • Portrait of Ann Brodeur, PhD

    Ann Brodeur, PhD

    • Assistant Professor of History and Catholic Studies
    • Administrative Chair of Languages and Literature
    • NCAA Faculty Athletic Representative
    • School of Arts & Sciences
  • Portrait of Donald J. Bungum, PhD

    Donald J. Bungum, PhD

    • Assistant Professor of Philosophy
    • Assistant Professor of Catholic Studies
    • School of Arts & Sciences
  • Portrait of Carmen Cain, PhD

    Carmen Cain, PhD

    • Assistant Professor of Education
    • Director of Secondary Education Program
    • Director of Licensure Track Program
    • Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • Portrait of Deborah Cave, DNP

    Deborah Cave, DNP

    • MSN Program Coordinator
    • Assistant Professor of Graduate Nursing
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of W. Scott Cleveland, PhD

    W. Scott Cleveland, PhD

    • Director of Catholic Studies
    • Associate Professor of Philosophy
    • School of Arts & Sciences
  • Portrait of Christopher D. Collins, PhD

    Christopher D. Collins, PhD

    • Associate Professor of Theology
    • Fellow in Catholic Studies
    • School of Arts & Sciences
  • Portrait of Claudia Dietrich, MS, RN, NE-BC

    Claudia Dietrich, MS, RN, NE-BC

    • Associate Professor of Nursing
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Kayla Dressler

    Kayla Dressler

    • Assistant Professor of Clinical Exercise Physiology
    • Exercise Clinic Coordinator
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Brian Duchscherer, EdD

    Brian Duchscherer, EdD

    • Director of Graduate Internship Program
    • Instructor of Education
    • Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • Portrait of Ashley K. Fernandes, PhD

    Ashley K. Fernandes, PhD

    • Instructor of Bioethics
    • Associate Director of Center for Bioethics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine
    • Director of Professionalism Competency at The Ohio State University College of Medicine
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Rhea Ferry, DNP

    Rhea Ferry, DNP

    • Assistant Professor of Graduate Nursing
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Raquel Fischer, EdD

    Raquel Fischer, EdD

    • Assistant Professor of Business
    • Gary Tharaldson School of Business
  • Portrait of Kevin Fishbeck, PhD

    Kevin Fishbeck, PhD

    • Program Director of Information Technology Management
    • Gary Tharaldson School of Business
  • Portrait of Dennis Gowen, MM

    Dennis Gowen, MM

    • Director of Bands and High Brass
    • Director of Music Education Program
    • School of Arts & Sciences
  • Portrait of Margie Hair, PhD

    Margie Hair, PhD

    • RN to BSN Coordinator
    • Associate Professor of Nursing
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Jenna Herman, DNP

    Jenna Herman, DNP

    • Family Nurse Practitioner Program Coordinator
    • IRB Chair of SGSHS and SOAS
    • Associate Professor of Nursing
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Marie T. Hilliard, MS, MA, JCL, PhD, RN
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Lisa Holter, MA

    • Director of Graduate Counseling Program
    • Assistant Professor of Counseling
    • Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • Portrait of Tara Hovda, MSN

    Tara Hovda, MSN

    • Assistant Professor of Nursing
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of DeeAnn Huss

    DeeAnn Huss

    • Assistant Professor of Nursing
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Stacey Hutzenbiler, MSN

    Stacey Hutzenbiler, MSN

    • Assistant Professor of Nursing
    • Fellow in Catholic Studies
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Christina Jurekovic, PhD

    • Assistant Professor of Counseling
    • Catholic Anthropology Program Coordinator
    • Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • Portrait of Paula H. Kitzenberg, ODT

    Paula H. Kitzenberg, ODT

    • Director of OTD Program in Billings, MT
    • Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Rachael Kjelden, DNP

    • Instructor of Nursing
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Jason Kobes MA ATC, ACSM EP-C

    Jason Kobes MA ATC, ACSM EP-C

    • Department Of Exercise Physiology Fieldwork Coordinator
    • Assistant Professor of Exercise Physiology
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Wade Kooiman, EdD

    Wade Kooiman, EdD

    • Director of Physical Education, Coaching, and Sport Studies Programs
    • Director of MEd in Physical Education & Athletic Administration
    • Director of Education Program Assessment
    • Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • Portrait of Paul LaDuke, DAT

    Paul LaDuke, DAT

    • Assistant Professor
    • Coordinator of Clinical Education
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Carmelita Lamb, PhD

    Carmelita Lamb, PhD

    • Associate Dean of Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
    • Fellow in Catholic Studies
    • Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • Portrait of Henry Lang, PhD

    Henry Lang, PhD

    • Director of Clinical Exercise Physiology
    • Assistant Professor
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Joanne Lassiter, EdD

    Joanne Lassiter, EdD

    • DNP Nursing Organizational Leadership Program Coordinator
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Linda Liebert-Hall, MBA, JD

    • President of Liebert-Hall & Associates, LLC
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Jeff Lind, EdD

    Jeff Lind, EdD

    • Director of School Administration Program
    • Associate Professor of Education
    • Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • Portrait of William Littlefield, EdD

    William Littlefield, EdD

    • Biomechanics and Kinesiology Clinical Education Coordinator
    • Director of Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences Emerging Leaders Academy
    • Assistant Professor of Athletic Training
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Heather Lundeen, DPT

    Heather Lundeen, DPT

    • Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
    • Fellow in Catholic Studies
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Billie Madler, DNP, APRN, FNP, FAANP

    Billie Madler, DNP, APRN, FNP, FAANP

    • Associate Dean of Nursing
    • Professor of Nursing
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Loni Miller, EdD

    Loni Miller, EdD

    • Director of Elementary Education Program
    • Director of Reading Program
    • Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • Portrait of Jeff Moser, DBA

    Jeff Moser, DBA

    • DBA Coordinator
    • Assistant Professor
    • Gary Tharaldson School of Business
  • Portrait of Heidi J. Nieuwsma, MSW, LCSW

    Heidi J. Nieuwsma, MSW, LCSW

    • Chair of Behavioral Sciences
    • Director of Social Work Program
    • Assistant Professor of Behavorial Sciences
    • Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • Portrait of Janelle Olson, MA

    Janelle Olson, MA

    • Biomechanics Program Coordinator
    • Kinesiology Program Coordinator
    • Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Kyle Petit, PhD

    Kyle Petit, PhD

    • Assistant Professor of Athletic Training
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Tom Porter, DMA

    Tom Porter, DMA

    • Chair of Music
    • Director of Choral Activities
    • Professor of Music
    • School of Arts & Sciences
  • Portrait of Chad Prososki, JD

    Chad Prososki, JD

    • Assistant Professor of Marketing
    • Fellow in Catholic Studies
    • Gary Tharaldson School of Business
  • Portrait of Jaylia Prussing. EdD

    Jaylia Prussing. EdD

    • Assistant Professor of Education
    • Director of Special Education Program
    • Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • Portrait of Rebecca Raber, DMA

    Rebecca Raber, DMA

    • Conductor of Cappella
    • Director of MA in Music Program
    • Assistant Professor of Music
    • Fellow in Catholic Studies
    • School of Arts & Sciences
  • Portrait of Meghan Salyers, PhD

    Meghan Salyers, PhD

    • Director of Student Teaching and Accreditation Program
    • Associate Professor of Education
    • Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • Portrait of Manisha Sawhney, PhD

    Manisha Sawhney, PhD

    • Associate Professor of Psychology
    • Director of Graduate Research Program
    • Online Psychology Program Coordinator
    • Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • Portrait of Megan Schneider, BSRT, MS

    Megan Schneider, BSRT, MS

    • RRT to BSRT Program Director
    • Coordinator, Bioethics Program
    • Assistant Professor
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Jared Schumacher, PhD

    Jared Schumacher, PhD

    • Assistant Professor of Theology and Catholic Studies
    • School of Arts & Sciences
  • Portrait of Michael Taylor

    Michael Taylor

    • Associate Professor of Education
    • Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • Lauren Terzo, MSN, MBA

    • Instructor of Graduate Nursing
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of "Doc" Thayer, EdD

    "Doc" Thayer, EdD

    • Instructor of Statistics
    • School of Arts & Sciences
  • Portrait of Emily Tyrrell

    Emily Tyrrell

    • Instructor of Exercise Science
    • Exercise Physiology Graduate Assistant Coordinator
  • Portrait of Deacon Gregory Webster, PhD, D.Bioethics
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Susan Weigum, MSN

    Susan Weigum, MSN

    • Assistant Professor of Nursing
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Portrait of Lark Welch, PhD

    Lark Welch, PhD

    • Associate Professor of Athletic Training
    • Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences
  • Jenise Wilson, PhD

    • Director of Counseling Internship Program
    • Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Staff

  • Portrait of Isaac Popp

    Isaac Popp

    • Coordinator of Enrollment and Partnerships
    • Graduate Admissions Representative
    • Enrollment Services
  • Portrait of BG (USA retired) Dave Anderson

    BG (USA retired) Dave Anderson

    • Coordinator of Military Student Services
    • Academic Support
  • Portrait of Jennifer Barry

    Jennifer Barry

    • Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions
  • Portrait of Jeff Beck

    Jeff Beck

    • Director of Online Admissions
  • Portrait of Rachael Brash

    Rachael Brash

    • Executive Director of University of Mary Online
  • Portrait of Jennifer Hackler

    Jennifer Hackler

    • Senior Student Success Advisor
    • Academic Support
  • Portrait of Mark Haugen

    Mark Haugen

    • Senior Student Success Advisor
    • Academic Support
  • Portrait of Marion E. Hernandez

    Marion E. Hernandez

    • Coordinator of Enrollment and Partnerships
    • Assistant Coach for Men's and Women's Golf
    • Enrollment Services
  • Portrait of Shelby Imdieke

    Shelby Imdieke

    • Assistant Director of Graduate and Distance Retention — International Services/PDSO
  • Portrait of Michael Jennens

    Michael Jennens

    • Student Success Advisor
    • Academic Support
  • Portrait of Kelsey Mason

    Kelsey Mason

    • Coordinator of Enrollment and Partnerships
    • Enrollment Services
  • Portrait of Patricia McWilliams-Pfliger

    Patricia McWilliams-Pfliger

    • Director of Graduate and Distance Retention — Enrollment Services
    • Enrollment Services
  • Portrait of Laura Murphy

    Laura Murphy

    • Veteran Affairs Specialist
    • School Certifying Official
  • Portrait of Michael Raber

    Michael Raber

    • Assistant Director of Online Admissions — Undergraduate
  • Portrait of Kylee Sandy

    Kylee Sandy

    • Coordinator of Enrollment and Partnerships
    • Enrollment Services