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Faculty

A

Erick Agrimson, Assistant Professor of Physics
B.S., Augsburg College; M.S., University of Iowa

Mary Alkire, Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S., Northern Michigan University; M.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ed.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Vickie Allen, Assistant Professor of Business Administration
B.S., Ithaca College; MPA, Harvard

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

James Ashley, Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., University of Missouri Columbia; M.A., University of Missouri Columbia; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison

B

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

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

James Beldon, Associate Professor of American Sign Language and Interpreting
B.A., Gallaudet University; M.A., McDaniel College

Sarah Beman, Assistant Professor of Nursing
A.A.S., North Hennepin Community College; B.A., Beloit College; Second Major, St. Catherine University, St. Paul; M.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul

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

Betty Biernat, Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences
B.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.S., University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Mark Blegen, Associate Professor of Nutrition and Exercise Science
B.S., St Olaf College; M.S., St Cloud State University; Ph.D., Kent State University

John Boatright, Associate Professor of Respiratory Care
A.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Alan Bode, Associate Professor of Radiography
B.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.A., University of Saint Thomas, MN

Kristina Bonsager, Associate Professor of Spanish
B.A., Mars Hill College; M.A., Georgia State University; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Susan Bosher, Professor of English
B.A., Beloit College; M.A., Columbia University School of Continuing Education; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Annemarie Bossert, Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison; M.S., Northwestern University

Mary Ann Brenden, Associate Professor of Social Work
B.S., Cornell University; MSW, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Monica Brown, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Maryville College TN; M.S., Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Sheryl Buchholz, Professional Faculty of American Sign Language and Interpreting

Teri Burgess-Champoux, Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Exercise Science
B.S., Michigan State University; M.S., University of San Diego; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Paul Buttenhoff, Assistant Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences
B.S., University of Wyoming; MZS, Auburn University

Marcia Byrd, Associate Professor of Nursing
A.A., Mount St Mary's College; B.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Matthew Byrne, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., St John's University; M.S., Winona State University; Ph.D., Winona State University

C

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

Joanne Cavallaro, Professor of English
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., San Francisco State University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Rafael Cervantes, Associate Professor of Communications
B.A., Trinity University; M.A., University of Iowa; Ph.D., University of Iowa

Barbara Champlin, Associate Professor of Nursing
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Min-Ah Cho, Assistant Professor of Theology
B.A., Hyupsung University, South Korea; M.A., Methodist Theological Seminary; M.A., Duke University; Ph.D., Emory University

Deborah Churchill, Associate Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences
A.A.S., St Mary's Junior College, Minneapolis; B.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Suzanne Clarke, Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S., Minnesota State University, Mankato; B.A., Macalester College; MPH, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Holly Clynch, Associate Professor of Physical Therapist Assistant
B.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; DPT, St. Catherine University, St. Paul

Francine Conley-Scott, Associate Professor of French
B.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.A., University of Wisconsin - Madison; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison

Patricia Connors, Professor of Music
B.A., St Mary's College, Indiana; MMU, Indiana University Bloomington; DMA, University of Iowa

Marsha Croy, Assistant Professor of Nursing

Felicia Cruz, Associate Professor of Spanish
B.A., Carleton College; M.A., University of Northwestern, Minnesota; Ph.D., University of Northwestern, Minnesota

D

David Dahlberg, Associate Professor of Business Administration
B.S., University of Minnesota, Duluth; MBA, Minnesota State University, Mankato

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

Todd Deutsch, Associate Professor of Art and Art History
B.F.A., Minneapolis College of Art and Design; MFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan

Cynthia Dols, Associate Professor of Nursing
B.A., College of St. Scholastica; M.S., University of Phoenix

Jennifer Downs, Associate Professor of History
B.A., Colorado State University, Fort Collins; M.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Kathleen Dudley, Associate Professor of Nursing
A.A., Rochester Community and Technical College; BSN, University of San Diego; M.S., University of San Diego

John Dwyer, Professor of Chemistry
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

E

Scott Eddy, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.A., University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire; Second Major, St. Catherine University, St. Paul; M.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul

Louise Edwards-Simpson, Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Macalester College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Vicki Eggum, Instructor of Physical Therapist Assistant
B.S., Augustana College, Illinois

David Emerson, Associate Professor of Business Administration
B.S., Northern Illinois University; M.S., Northern Illinois University

F

Sarah Ferguson, Associate Professor of Social Work
B.A., Drake University; MSW, University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

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 Nursing
BSN, University of Iowa; M.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Pamela Fletcher, Associate Professor of English
B.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

John Flynn, Professor of History, Geography and Political Science
B.A., University of Cincinnati; M.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Brian Fogarty, Professor of Sociology
B.A., Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; M.A., University of North Carolina Greensboro; Ph.D., Purdue University

Elizabeth Fontaine, Assistant Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences
B.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Dawn Foster-Hartnett, Assistant Professor of Biology
B.A., St Olaf College; Ph.D., Washington University

Paula Furey, Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

G

Kelly Gage, Assistant Professor of Apparel, Merchandising and Design
B.A., Northwestern University; M.A., University of Saint Thomas, MN; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Paula Gajewski-Mickelson, Assistant Professor of American Sign Language and Interpreting
B.A., Metropolitan State University; M.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul

Judith Gamboni, Assistant Professor of Radiography
B.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; M.A., University of North Texas

Gayle Gaskill, Professor of English
B.S., Minnesota State University, Mankato; M.A., University of Nebraska Lincoln; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Lynne Gildensoph, Professor of Biology
B.A., Rutgers University; M.S., Rutgers University; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Springfield

Linda Glass, Assistant Professor of Nursing
BSN, University of Minnesota Twin Cities; MPH, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Mary Goering, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; MPH, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Mangan Golden, Faculty Assistant of Liberal Arts and Sciences
B.S., Montana State University, Bozeman

Arlene Goter, Professor of Music
B.A., Indiana University Bloomington; MMU, Indiana University Bloomington; DMA, Indiana University Bloomington

Angie Grabau, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy Assistant
B.S., University of Wisconsin - La Crosse; M.S., University of Oklahoma

Robert Grunst, Professor of English
B.A., Western Michigan University; M.A., University of Iowa; MFA, University of Iowa; Ph.D., University of Iowa

Joshua Guggenheimer, Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Exercise Science
B.S., University of Idaho; M.S., University of Idaho; Ph.D., University of Idaho

Jyothi Gupta, Professor of Doctor of Physical Therapy
B.S., University of Mysore, India; B.S., McMaster University; B.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.S., University of Mysore, India; M.Phil., University of Mysore, India; Ph.D., University of Windsor

Karen Guth, Assistant Professor of Theology
B.A., Furman University; M.A., University of Glasgow; M.A., Harvard; Ph.D., University of Virginia

H

Kim Ha, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

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

Scott Haglund, Assistant Professor of Radiography
A.A., Normandale Community College; B.S., South Dakota State University; M.A.Ed., Argosy University Twin Cities

Amy Hamlin, Assistant Professor of Art and Art History
B.A., Vassar College; M.A., Williams College; Ph.D., New York University

Curtis Hammond, Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Oklahoma; M.S., University of Oklahoma; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Heidi Hammond, Assistant 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

Pamela Hamre, Associate Professor of Nursing
A.S., Inver Hills Cmty College; B.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; M.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Sarah Hansen, Assistant Professor of Education
M.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Dorothea Hansmeyer, Assistant Professor of Nursing
A.A.S., Central Lakes College; B.S., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; B.A., St Cloud State University; MAN, St. Catherine University, St. Paul

Joshua Haringa, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
B.F.A., New York University; MFA, University of Iowa; J.D., University of Richmond

Leah Harris, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy Assistant
B.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison; M.S., Mount Mary College

Kari Hartwig, Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
B.A., St Olaf College; M.A., Clark University

Larry Haskin, Instructor of Radiography
A.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul

Susan Hawthorne, Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Diane Heacox, Associate Professor of Education
B.A., St Cloud State University; M.A., University of Saint Thomas, MN; Ed.D., University of Saint Thomas, MN; Ph.D., University of Saint Thomas, MN

Mary Hearst, Associate Professor of Public Health
B.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; MPH, University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

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

Amy Heinz, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy Assistant
B.A., University of Saint Thomas, MN; M.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul

Nancy Heitzeg, Professor of Sociology
B.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Dreux Hempe, Instructor of Radiography
A.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; B.A., Metropolitan State University

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

Gay Herzberg, Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Cuny Brooklyn College; M.A., Buffalo State, State University of New York; Ph.D., Buffalo State, State University of New York

Amy Hilden, Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Candalee Hill-Nelson, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; MAOL, St. Catherine University, St. Paul; M.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Marsha Holey, Associate Professor of Health Information Management and Coding
B.A., College of St. Scholastica; M.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Helen Howell, Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; M.A.Ed., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

J

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

Daron Janzen, Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Jill Jepson, Associate Professor of English
B.A., San Jose State University; MFA, Vermont Technical College; M.A., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of Chicago

Nasrin Jewell, Professor of Economics
B.A., University of Miami; M.A., University of Miami; M.A., University of Wisconsin - Madison; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison

Aanna Johannes, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Jeffrey Johnson, Assistant Professor of Philosophy
A.A., Monterey Peninsula College; B.A., Humboldt State University; M.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Nancy Johnson, Assistant Professor of Business Administration
B.A., Augsburg College; MBA, Augsburg College

Jolene Johnson Armstrong, Assistant Professor of Physics
B.S., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Alexandra Jones, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; M.S., University of California, Berkeley

Annalisa Jordan, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.A., St John's University; Ph.D., University of Iowa

K

Hilda Kachmar, Assistant Professor of Spanish
A.A., St Petersburg Junior College, Clearwater; B.A., University of Texas Arlington; M.A., University of Texas Arlington

Megan Kalina, Associate Professor of Business Administration
B.A., St John's University; MBA, University of Saint Thomas, MN

Elena Kallevig, Faculty Assistant of Liberal Arts and Sciences
M.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul

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

Sara Kerr, Assistant Professor of Business Administration
B.A., University of Minnesota Morris; M.A., University of Saint Thomas, MN; MBA, University of Saint Thomas, MN

Damon Klaphake, Instructor of Liberal Arts and Sciences
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.S., University of St Joseph, Connecticut

Cecilia Konchar Farr, Professor of English
B.A., Slippery Rock University, Pennsylvania; M.A., Brigham Young University, Utah; Ph.D., Michigan State University

L

Paul LaMere, Associate Professor of Respiratory Care
B.S., University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point; M.S., University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Gertrude Landgren, Associate Professor of Apparel, Merchandising and Design
B.S., St Catharine College; M.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Faye Larson, Assistant Professor of Business Administration
MBA, Metropolitan State University

Vicky Larson PBVM Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., South Dakota State University; M.S., South Dakota State University

Jessie Lenarz, Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Physics
B.S., Buena Vista University; M.S., Iowa State University; Ph.D., Iowa State University

David Luedtke, Associate Professor of Nutrition and Exercise Science
B.A., Hamline University; M.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Robin Lukes, Associate Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences
B.A., College of St Teresa; J.D., University of Iowa

Teresa Lyons-Hegdahl, Assistant Professor of Theater
B.A., South Dakota State University; MFA, University of Wisconsin - Madison

M

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

Patricia Magnus, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapist Assistant
B.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; MBA, University of Saint Thomas, MN

Mary Maine, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; M.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul

Indrani Maitra, Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences
B.S., University of Calcutta, India; M.S., University of Calcutta, India; Ph.D., University of Calcutta, India

Anne Maloney, Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Mount Mary College; Ph.D., Marquette University

Gina Mancini-Samuelson, Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.A., University of Saint Thomas, MN; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

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

Susan Martinson, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison; M.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul

Meghan Mason, Assistant Professor of Public Health
MPH, 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

Margret McCue-Enser, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
B.A., St John's University; M.A., Colorado State University, Fort Collins; M.A., University of Iowa; Ph.D., University of Iowa

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

Rose McPartland, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., University of Phoenix; M.S., University of Phoenix

Anaya Mitra, Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.S., University of Florida; MPH, University of Florida; Ph.D., University of Florida

Susan Modlin, Associate Professor of Nursing
M.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison

Patricia Montalbano, Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Creighton University; M.A., University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Julie Mumm, Assistant Professor of Phlebotomy
B.S., Minnesota State University, Mankato; MBA, University of Saint Thomas, MN

Marcella Myers, Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison; M.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison

N

Patricia Nanoff, Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences
B.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; M.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; D.Min., United Theological Seminary

Robert Naughton, Assistant Professor of Sonography
M.S., Mississippi State University

Tammy Neiman, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee; M.S., Minnesota State University, Mankato

Rachel Neiwert, Assistant Professor of History, Geography and Political Science
B.A., George Fox University; M.A., Georgia State University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Susan Nelson, Associate Professor of Physical Therapist Assistant
B.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison; M.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Susan Nelson-Hummel, Assistant Professor of Sonography
B.S., Univ St Francis IL; M.A.Ed., Argosy University Twin Cities

Cynthia Norton, Professor of Biology
B.A., Smith College; Ph.D., University of Iowa

Jacquelyn Nyenhuis, Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Exercise Science
B.S., Iowa State University; M.S., Lousiana State University Baton Rouge

O

Mary O'Connell, Assistant Professor of Nursing
A.S., Minneapolis Community and Technical College; M.A., Augsburg College

Jacqueline O'Hara CSJ Associate Professor of French
B.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; M.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Andrea Olson, Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., Luther College; M.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Kurt Olson, Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., Wheaton College IL; M.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Patricia Olson, Associate Professor of Art and Art History
B.A., Macalester College; MFA, Minneapolis College of Art and Design

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

Deborah Organ, Professional Faculty of Theology
B.A., University of Wisconsin - Madison; MSW, University of Saint Thomas, MN; M.A., Harvard University

Elizabeth Otto, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
B.A., Bradley University; M.A., Northern Illinois University

P

Chris Palahniuk, Faculty Assistant of Biology
B.S., University of Winnipeg; M.A., University of Manitoba

Anupama Pasricha, Associate Professor of Apparel, Merchandising and Design
B.S., University of Delhi; M.S., University of Delhi; M.A.Ed., Iowa State University; Ph.D., Iowa State University

Cami Paulson, Professional Faculty of Nutrition and Exercise Science
B.A., Drake University; M.A.Ed., Wichita State University

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

Garry Pech, Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., University of Maryland, Baltimore CO; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Kristine Pelatt, Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Physics
B.S., Gonzaga University; M.A., Washington University; Ph.D., University of Oregon

John Pellegrini, Professor of Biology
B.A., Vassar College; Ph.D., Buffalo State, State University of New York

Jamie Peterson, Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., Winona State University; M.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Martha Phillips, Professor of Biology
B.A., Carleton College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Roxanne Pickle, Assistant Professor of Education
Ed.D., St Mary's University, Minnesota

Lucas Pingel, Assistant Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences
B.A., University of Northern Iowa; MFA, University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Elizabeth Potratz, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul

Christina Purfeerst, Assistant Professor of Nursing
BSN, University of North Dakota Grand Forks; MAN, St. Catherine University, St. Paul

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Joanne Quarfoth, Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

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Sarah Rand, Assistant Professor of Business Administration
B.A., Hamline University; MBA, University of Saint Thomas, MN

Shelley Rayborn, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; MSN, Metropolitan State University

Merry Richards, Assistant Professor of Radiography
A.S., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; B.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; M.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul

Thomasin Ringler, Associate Professor of Art and Art History
B.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison; MFA, University of Texas Austin

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

Sonja Rivers, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., Augsburg College; M.A., Augsburg College

Sarah Rodriguez, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul

Craig Roger, Associate Professor of Business Administration
B.S., Nicholls State University; MBA, Nicholls State University

Christopher Ross, Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Physics
B.S., Rutgers University; M.S., Ohio State University Columbus; Ph.D., Ohio State University Columbus

Lisa Rovick, Assistant Professor Of Orthoptics
B.A., 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 Saint Thomas, MN

Jill Schade, Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Oregon; Ph.D., Arizona State University

Kristin Schneider, Assistant Professor of Business Administration
B.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; MBA, University of Saint Thomas, MN

Vicki Schug, Professor of Nursing
B.S., Morningside College; M.A., University of Iowa; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Edward Sellner, Professor of Theology
B.A., University of St Francis, Indiana; M.A., University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Arturo Sesma Jr. Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Debra Sheats, Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Exercise Science
B.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; MPH, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Deep Shikha, Professor of Economics
B.A., University of Delhi; M.A., Delhi School of Economics; Ph.D., Lousiana State University Baton Rouge

Aaron Shukla, Associate Professor of Ophthalmic Technician
A.A.S., Portland Community College; B.S., Lucknow University, India; M.A., Princeton University; M.S., Lucknow University, India; Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnical Institute

Elizabeth Siebert, Assistant Professor of American Sign Language and Interpreting
B.A., Gallaudet University; M.A., Gallaudet University

Laurie Sieve, Assistant Professor of Nursing
A.A., Rochester Community and Technical College; B.A., Hamline University; B.S., Minnesota State University, Mankato; M.A., Minnesota State University, Mankato

Kathleen Smith, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., University of Miami; M.S., University of Miami; DNP, St. Catherine University, St. Paul

Kaye Smith, Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Physics
M.S., Stanford University; Ph.D., Stanford University

Mary Smith, Professor of Political Science
B.A., Lindenwood University; M.A., St Louis University, Missouri; Ph.D., St Louis University, Missouri

Jessica Solberg, Faculty Assistant of Doctor of Physical Therapy/Physical Therapist Assistant
A.A.S., Anoka Technical College; B.S., St. Catherine University, St. Paul

Jayne Sparks, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; M.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; M.A., Minnesota State University, Mankato

Vera Stephenson, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.S., St. Catherine University, St. Paul

Valerie Steussy, Assistant Professor of Nursing
A.A.S., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; B.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.A.Ed., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison

Pamyla Stiehl, Assistant Professor of Theater
M.A., University of Colorado Boulder; Ph.D., University of Colorado Boulder

Karen Sund, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; MPH, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Laurie Swabey, Professor of American Sign Language and Interpreting
B.S., California State University, Northridge; M.A., Lewis Clark College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Ann Sweeney, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Loyola University Chicago; M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Stacy Symons, Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S., Wofford College; M.S., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

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Janelle Theisen, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., Bethel University; M.S., Bethel University

Janet Thimke, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., Montana State University, Bozeman; M.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul

Kristie Tigges, Assistant Professor of Music
B.A., Simpson College, Iowa; M.A., University of Iowa

Sara Traylor, Assistant Professor of Nursing
A.S., Inver Hills Cmty College; B.S., Bethel University; M.A., Bethel University

Kathleen Tweeten, Professor of Biology
B.S., North Dakota State University Fargo; Ph.D., Kansas State University Salina

Linda Tyacke, Instructor of Health Information Specialist
B.A., College of St. Scholastica

Maria Tzintzarova, Assistant Professor of Political Science
A.A., Mount San Antonio College ; B.A., Whittier College; M.A., Claremont Mckenna College; Ph.D., Claremont Mckenna College

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Lori VanBeusekom, Instructor of Respiratory Care
A.A.S., St Catherine University, Minneapolis; B.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul

Pa Vang, Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.A., University of Wisconsin - Madison; MSW, University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

William Vanstralen, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., Medical College of Wisconsin; M.S., Regis University

Cuc Vu, Assistant Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences
B.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul; M.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

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Susan Welch, Assistant Professor of English
B.A., University of Iowa; MFA, Stanford University

Emily West, Associate Professor of History, Geography and Political Science
B.A., Kalamazoo College; M.A., University of Texas Austin; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Kristine West, Assistant Professor of Economics
B.A., Macalester College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Tammi Wiesner, Professional Faculty of Sonography
B.S., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; B.A., University of Wisconsin - Madison

Hui Wilcox, Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A., Beijing Foreign Studies University; M.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; M.A., Beijing Foreign Studies University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Rachel Wilson-Stucke, Instructor of Occupational Therapy Assistant
B.S., University of North Dakota Grand Forks

Justin Wilwerding, Assistant Professor of Interior Design
B.A., University of Saint Thomas, MN; M.A., University of Saint Thomas, MN

Lindsey Wimmer, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., St. Catherine University, St. Paul

Patti Witt, Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S., Eastern Kentucky University; M.A., St. Catherine University, St. Paul

James Wollack, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.A., St John's University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Keilah Worth, Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Smith College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Deborah Wygal, Professor of Biology
B.A., Stanford University; Ph.D., Brandeis University

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Natasha Yates, Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., Beloit College; M.A., Nipissing University