Faculty Listing

Deans

Dr. Rod Jonas
Dean
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Science

Dr. Colin Knapp
Dean
Gary Tharaldson School of Business

Dr. Jodi Roller
Dean
School of Health Sciences

Dr. David Tamisiea
Dean
School of Arts and Sciences

Department and Program Chairs

Dr. Scott Cleveland
Director of Catholic Studies
Assistant Profressor of Philosophy
School of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Christopher Collins
Chair of Theology
Assistant Professor of Theology
School of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Mary Dockter
Chair of Department of Physical Therapy
School of Health Sciences

Dr. Robert Dosch
Associate Dean
Professor
Gary Tharaldson School of Business

Dr. Rod Hair
Chair of Graduate Programs
Associate Professor
Gary Tharaldson School of Business

Dr. Rachel Johnson Krug
Athletic Training and Kinesiology Department Chair
School of Health Sciences

Caroline Kozojed
Undergraduate Chair of Online and Distance Education
Assistant Professor
Gary Tharaldson School of Business

Dr. Carmelita Lamb
Associate Dean
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Billie Madler
Chair of Graduate Nursing
School of Health Sciences

Dr. Kimberly Marman
Chair, Department of Education
Special Education Associate Professor
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Rebecca Meidinger
Chair, Graduate Counseling Program
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Heidi Nieuwsma
Chair, Department of Behavioral Sciences
Social Work Program Director
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Jill Nustad
Exercise Physiology Department Chair
School of Health Sciences

Dr. Tom Porter
Chair of Music Department
Director of Choral Studies
Professor of Music
School of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Glenda Reemts
Nursing Division Chair
School of Health Sciences

Dr. Karen Rohr
Bioethics Program Director
School of Health Sciences

Dr. Brenda Tufte
Chair of Graduate Education, Ed.D., Teacher Leadership, CIA Masters
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Faculty

Dr. Carol Andreini
Professor of Classics and Catholic Studies
School of Arts and Sciences

Jessica Arndt
Assistant Professor
Clinical Education Coordinator
School of Health Sciences

Dr. Lucas Bernier
Director of Percussion Studies
Associate Professor of Music
School of Arts and Sciences

Troy Bichler
Assistant Professor
Gary Tharaldson School of Business

Dr. Mike Bitz
EdD Adjunct Professor
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Ann Brodeur
Assistant Professor of History and Catholic Studies
Catholic Educator’s Certificate/Catholic Studies Adjunct Professor
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
School of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Donald Bungum
Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Catholic Studies
School of Arts and Sciences

Carmen Cain
Secondary Ed Program Director
MEd CIA (LT) Program Coordinator
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Deborah Cave
Assistant Professor
MSN Program Coordinator
School of Health Sciences

Dr. Aimee Copas
EdD Adjunct Professor
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Alison Dollar
EdD & Special Education Adjunct Professor
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Megan Dooley
Assistant Professor
School of Health Sciences

Kayla Dressler
Assistant Professor
Exercise Clinic Coordinator
School of Health Sciences

Dr. Brian Duchscherer
Admin Masters Adjunct Professor
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Raquel Fischer
Assistant Professor
Gary Tharaldson School of Business

Dr. Kevin Fishbeck
Professor
Gary Tharaldson School of Business

Dr. Annie Gerhardt
Assistant Professor
Clinical Competence Coordinator
School of Health Sciences

Dennis Gowen
Director of Bands and High Brass Studies
Professor of Music
School of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Margie Hair
Associate Professor
RN to BSN Program Coordinator
School of Health Sciences

Dr. Ryan Hanning
Catholic Educator’s Certificate/Catholic Studies Adjunct Professor
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Jenna Herman
Associate Professor
FNP Program Coordinator
School of Health Sciences

Dr. Penny Hetletved
Admin Master’s Adjunct Professor
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Lisa Holter
Counseling Program Director
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Julie Kautzman
Master’s Adjunct Professor
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Nathan Kilpatrick
Associate Professor of English and Catholic Studies
School of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Paula Kitzenberg
Associate Professor
Billings Site Coordinator
School of Health Sciences

Dr. Julie Klein
Professor
NE Program Coordinator
School of Health Sciences

Jason Kobes
Assistant Professor
Academic Fieldwork Coordinator
School of Health Sciences

Dr. Wade Kooiman
PED/Coaching SS Program Director
MEd PEA Program Coordinator
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Joanne Lassiter
Assistant Professor
MSN to DNP Organizational Leadership Program Coordinator
School of Health Sciences

Dr. Jeff Lind
Administration Program Director
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. William Littlefield
Assistant Professor
Kinesiology and Athletic Training Clinical Education Coordinator
School of Health Sciences

Jackson Long
Master’s Adjunct Professor
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Heather Lundeen
Associate Professor
School of Health Sciences

Jana Marman
Special Education Master’s Adjunct Professor
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Shane Martin
PEAA Master’s Adjunct Professor
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Loni Miller
Reading Master’s Program Director
Elementary Education Program Director
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Angela Nagel
Special Education Adjunct Professor
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Fr. Jayden Nelson
Catholic Educator’s Certificate/Catholic Studies Adjunct Professor
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Kristine Owens
Reading Master’s Adjunct Professor
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Kyle Petit
Assistant Professor
School of Health Sciences

Dr. Rebecca Pitkin
EdD Adjunct Professor
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Jaylia Prussing
Special Education Master’s Program Director
Exceptional Learners Program Director
MEd SES/Autism Spectrum Program Coordinator
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Rebecca Raber
Assistant Professor of Music and Catholic Studies
Director of Schola and Chapel Choir

Dr. Jodi Roller
EdD Adjunct Professor
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Manisha Sawhney
Research Director, EdD, and Masters Associate Professor
Online PSY Program Coordinator
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Meghan Saylers
Student Teaching Program Coordinator
Assessment Program Director
CIA Licensure Track Associate Professor
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Megan Schneider
Associate Professor
RT Associate to Bachelor's Program Coordinator
YRC Coordinator
School of Health Sciences

Dr. Jared Schumacher
Assistant Professor of Theology and Catholic Studies
School of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Karel Sovak
Associate Professor
Gary Tharaldson School of Business

Dr. Michael Taylor
Catholic Educators Program Coordinator
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Ryan Townsend
Master’s Adjunct Professor
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Tamara Waters-Wheeler
Special Education Masters’ Adjunct Professor
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Lark Welch
Assistant Professor
School of Health Sciences

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

Dr. Julie Yarwood
Assistant Vice President for Student Development
Assistant Professor of Catholic Studies