Faculty

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Christina Anderson, Assistant Professor of Doctor of Physical Therapy
B.A., St Olaf College; MPT, St. Catherine University, St. Paul; DPT, St. Catherine University, St. Paul

Siri Anderson, Associate Professor of Education
B.A., Carleton College; M.A.Ed., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ed.D., University of St Thomas, MN

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Katherine Barrett, Associate Professor of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
B.S., Creighton University; B.A., Creighton University; OTD, Creighton University

Syneva Barrett, Assistant Professor of Montessori
B.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul

Julie Bass, Professor of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
B.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Rhodora Beaton, Associate Professor of Theology
B.A., Middlebury College; M.Div., University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Kathleen Bell, Associate Professor of Nursing
B.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ed.D., Hamline University

Janet Benz, Assistant Professor of Interprofessional Education
B.S., Viterbo University; M.A., Augsburg College; DNP, Augsburg College

Heather Bidinger, Assistant Professor of Master of Physician Assistant Studies
B.A., University of St Thomas, MN; M.S., St Louis University, Missouri

L. Jaynie Bjornaraa, Associate Professor of Doctor of Physical Therapy
B.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison; MPH, San Diego State University; M.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Linda Buxell, Assistant Professor of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
B.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; M.A., University of Southern California

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Colleen Carpenter, Associate Professor of Theology
B.A., Harvard University; M.A., University of Chicago; M.A., University of Wisconsin - Madison; Ph.D., University of Chicago

David Chapman, Associate Professor of Doctor of Physical Therapy
B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; B.S., University of Iowa; M.A., Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Olivia Christensen, Professional Faculty of Montessori
B.A., Lewis Clark College; M.A., Loyola Univ Maryland

Cort Cieminski, Professor of Doctor of Physical Therapy
B.S., University of North Dakota Grand Forks; M.S., Boise State University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Diane Compo Milow, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., University of Utah; M.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; DNP, St. Catherine University, St. Paul

Robert Connor, Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Ph.D., Univ Pennsylvania Coll Gen Std

Darla Coss, Assistant Professor of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
A.A., St Cloud State University; B.A., College of St. Scholastica; M.A., College of St. Scholastica; OTD, St Catherine University

Carie Cox, Assistant Professor of Public Health
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Univ

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Janet Dahlem, Associate Professor of Master of Arts in Holistic Health Studies
B.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.A., St Mary's University, Minnesota

Sarah Dahlen, Assistant Professor of Master of Library and Information Science
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Stephanie de Sam Lazaro, Assistant Professor of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
B.S., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; M.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; M.S., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; OTD, St. Catherine University, St. Paul

Donna DeGracia, Assistant Professor of Master of Physician Assistant Studies
B.A., Ohio State University Columbus; MPAS, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Kimberley Dinsey-Read, Assistant Professor of Nursing
BSN, Northrn Kentucky University; B.A., St Lawrence College; MSN, Northrn Kentucky University

Lisa Dutton, Associate Professor of Doctor of Physical Therapy
B.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison; M.S., Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

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Patricia Fahey Bacon, Associate Professor of Nursing
A.A.S., Iowa Lakes Community College; B.S., Bethel University; M.A., Minnesota State University, Mankato; MSN, Minnesota State University, Mankato; DNP, St Catherine University

Debra Filer, Professor of Nursing
A.A., Northland Community and Technical College; B.S., Bemidji State University; M.S., University of North Dakota Grand Forks; Ph.D., University of North Dakota Grand Forks

Patricia Finch Guthrie, Assistant Professor of Interprofessional Education
BSN, University of Iowa; M.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

John Fleming, Assistant Professor of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
B.A., University of Iowa; M.A., Western Michigan University; Ed.D., University of St Thomas, MN

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Carol Geisler, Associate Professor of Master of Arts in Holistic Health Studies
B.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; M.A., Northern Michigan University; Ph.D., Michigan State University

Barbara Gilbertson, Assistant Professor of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
B.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.S., Boston University; OTD, Boston University

Laura Gilchrist, Professor of Doctor of Physical Therapy
B.A., Lawrence University; B.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Carrie Gray, Assistant Professor of Master of Physician Assistant Studies
B.A., Central College Iowa; MPAS, University of Iowa

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Kristine Haertl, Professor of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
B.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.S., Cardinal Stritch University; Ph.D., Capella University

Susan Hageness, Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S., St Olaf College; M.A., St Mary's University, Minnesota; DNP, Rush University

Heidi Hammond, Associate Professor of Master of Library and Information Science
B.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Kari Hartwig, Assistant Professor of Master of Physician Assistant Studies
B.A., St Olaf College; M.A., Clark University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Rebecca Hawthorne, Associate Professor of Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership
B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., Brown University; Ph.D., Stanford University

Mary Hedenstrom, Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Minnesota State University, Mankato; M.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Mary Henderson, Professor of Business Administration
B.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; MBA, University of St Thomas, MN; Ph.D., University of St Thomas, MN; Ed.D., University of St Thomas, MN

Nanette Hoerr, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., St Olaf College; M.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; DNP, St. Catherine University, St. Paul

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Amy Ihlan, Associate Professor of Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership
B.A., Macalester College; J.D., Harvard University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Mary Ingman, Associate Professor of Doctor of Physical Therapy
B.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

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Elaine James, Assistant Professor of Theology
B.A., Gordon College MA; Th.M, Princeton Theological Seminary; M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary

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Suzanne Kaback, Associate Professor of Education
B.A., Hobart/William Smith College; M.A.Ed., Boston University; Ed.D., University of Maine, Orono

Kathleen Kalb, Associate Professor of Nursing
B.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Catherine Kelly, Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., Luther College; M.A.Ed., St Mary's University, Minnesota; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Kara Koschmann, Assistant Professor of Nursing
BSN, Valparaiso Universty; MSN, St Louis University, Missouri

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Mary Lagaard, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., University of Iowa; B.A., St John's University; M.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; DNP, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

David Lesniaski, Associate Professor of Master of Library and Information Science
B.A., Haverford College; M.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; MMU, University of Kansas; DMA, University of Arizona

Sook Lim, Associate Professor of Master of Library and Information Science
B.A., Ewha Womens University; MLS, Buffalo State, State University of New York; M.A., Buffalo State, State University of New York; M.A., Ewha Womens University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison

Karen Loewenson, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul

Christine Luna Munger, Professional Faculty of Theology
B.A., College of Saint Benedict; M.A., Creighton University; Ph.D., St Thomas University FL

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Robert Mackin, Associate Professor of Education
Ed.D., Bethel University

Deborah Madanayake, Assistant Professor of Doctor of Physical Therapy
B.S., College of St. Scholastica; J.D., William Mitchell College of Law

Janet Marinelli, Assistant Professor of Master of Arts in Holistic Health Studies
B.S., Arkansas State University; M.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Kathleen Matuska, Professor of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
B.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; MPH, University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

William McDonough, Professor of Theology
B.A., St John's University; STD, Alphonsian Academy, Lateran University

Jessica Miehe, Assistant Professor of Nursing
BSN, Clark University

Jennifer Miller, Assistant Professor of Doctor of Physical Therapy
B.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison; MPH, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Mary Moberg, Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Gretchen Moen, Assistant Professor of Nursing
A.S., Normandale Community College; B.S., University of North Dakota Grand Forks; M.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Anthony Molaro, Assistant Professor of Master of Library and Information Science
MLS, Dominican University IL; MLS, Dominican University IL; Ph.D., Dominican University IL

Heather Moulzolf, Associate Professor of Nursing
B.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; M.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; DNP, St. Catherine University, St. Paul

Leso Munala, Assistant Professor Master of Public Health
Ph.D., Univ Mass Amherst

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Paul Niemuth, Professor of Doctor of Physical Therapy
B.S., University of Wisconsin - La Crosse; M.A., University of St Thomas, MN; D.Sc., Rocky Mountain University of Health Professionals

Emily Nowak, Associate Professor of Nursing
B.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

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Jean Omodt, Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., Concordia College Moorhead MN; B.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.S., Washington State University; DPT, St. Catherine University, St. Paul

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VaLinda Pearson, Professor of Nursing
B.S., University of Iowa; M.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

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Dawn Quigley, Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.A.Ed., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

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Paula Rabaey, Assistant Professor of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
B.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; M.S., Boston University

Sharon Radd, Assistant Professor of Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership
B.S., Minnesota State University, Mankato; B.S., University of Wisconsin - River Falls; M.S., Minnesota State University, Mankato; Ed.D., University of St Thomas, MN

Kathleen Rickert, Assistant Professor of Library
A.A., Metropolitan Community College, Illinois; B.A., Hamline University; MLIS, Dominican University IL; M.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul

Teresa Ripple, Assistant Professor of Montessori
Certificate, St. Catherine University, St. Paul; B.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Joyce Rudenick, Assistant Professor of Nursing
A.A.S., Inver Hills Cmty College; B.S., Bethel University; M.A., St Catherine University; DNP, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

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Karen Sames, Associate Professor of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
B.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison; MBA, University of St Thomas, MN; OTD, Chatham College

Laurie Sathe, Associate Professor of Master of Arts in Holistic Health Studies
B.A., Concordia College Moorhead MN; M.A., University of St Thomas, MN; Ed.D., University of St Thomas, MN

John Schmitt, Professor of Doctor of Physical Therapy
B.A., Central College Iowa; M.S., University of Iowa; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Debra Sellheim, Professor of Doctor of Physical Therapy
B.S., University of North Dakota Grand Forks; M.A., University of North Dakota Grand Forks; Ph.D., University of North Dakota Grand Forks

Gwendolyn Short, Associate Professor of Nursing
MSN, Univ Kentucky Lexington; DNP, Univ Kentucky Lexington

David Stricker, Associate Professor of Education
B.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.A.Ed., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Catherine Sullivan, Associate Professor of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
B.A., School of Social and Teaching Studies; M.A., Tufts University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

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Mary Thomas, Assistant Professor of Business Administration
MBA, Metropolitan State University; Ed.D., St Mary's University, Minnesota

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Suzan Ulrich, Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S., Duquesne University; MAN, University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

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Gay Varecka, Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S., Dyouville College; M.S., Buffalo State, State University of New York; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

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Jennie Whitehouse, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.A., Macalester College; MAN, University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.S., Baylor University

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Natasha Yates, Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., Beloit College; M.A., Columbia Univ Columbia College

Kyunghye Yoon, Associate Professor of Master of Library and Information Science
M.S., Syracuse University; Ph.D., Syracuse University

Joyce Yukawa, Associate Professor of Master of Library and Information Science
B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University; MLS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Ph.D., University of Hawai'i West O'ahu

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Katrice Ziefle, Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S., University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire; M.A., Bethel University; Ph.D., Capella University