Meet Our Faculty

Accounting

Heather Demshock

Heather Demshock

Assistant professor of accounting

Lauri Kremer

Lauri Kremer

Department chair and associate professor

Eldon Kuhns  II

Eldon Kuhns II

Associate professor

Anne Landon

Anne Landon

Career advisor

Barbara Stevens

Barbara Stevens

Faculty administrative assistant

Scott Williams

Scott Williams

Adjunct Faculty

Actuarial Mathematics

Santhusht deSilva

Santhusht deSilva

Assistant professor of mathematical sciences

Georg Grassmueck

Georg Grassmueck

Associate professor of business administration

Lauri Kremer

Lauri Kremer

Associate professor of accounting

Eldon Kuhns  II

Eldon Kuhns II

Associate professor of accounting

Mehrdad Madresehee

Mehrdad Madresehee

Director of IMS and professor of economics

Elizabeth Moorhouse

Elizabeth Moorhouse

Associate professor of economics

Eileen Peluso

Eileen Peluso

Associate professor of mathematical sciences and associate provost

Christopher Reed

Christopher Reed

Instructor of mathematics

Gene Sprechini

Gene Sprechini

Associate professor and coordinator of mathematical sciences

Philip Sprunger

Philip Sprunger

Associate professor of economics

Archaeology and Culture of the Ancient Near East

George  Adams

George Adams

Adjunct Faculty

Ryan Adams

Ryan Adams

Assistant professor of sociology and anthropology

Cullen Chandler

Cullen Chandler

Associate professor of history

William Dever

William Dever

Distinguished visiting professor

Richard Erickson

Richard Erickson

Associate professor of astronomy and physics, geology

Pamela  Gaber

Pamela Gaber

Professor of archaeology and judaic studies director of archaeological field school in Cyprus

Stephen Gilmore

Stephen Gilmore

Adjunct Faculty

Amy Golahny

Amy Golahny

Associate professor of art history

Steven Johnson

Steven Johnson

Professor and program field coordinator

Robin J. DeWitt Knauth

Robin J. DeWitt Knauth

Program director and assistant professor

Lori Lyons

Lori Lyons

Career advisor

Jessica Munson

Jessica Munson

Assistant Professor of Latin American Archaeology

Robin Van Auken

Robin Van Auken

Adjunct Faculty

Art

David Burke

David Burke

Visiting Instructor of Art

Lynn Estomin

Lynn Estomin

Professor

Amy Golahny

Amy Golahny

Professor of art history

Seth Goodman

Seth Goodman

Assistant professor

RoseMarie DiRocco-Hodges

RoseMarie DiRocco-Hodges

Administrative Assistant

Jeremiah Johnson

Jeremiah Johnson

Adjunct Faculty

Katherine Sterngold

Katherine Sterngold

Adjunct Faculty

Howard Tran

Howard Tran

Department chair and associate professor

Astronomy

Charles Doersam

Charles Doersam

Lab manager and planetarium director

Richard Erickson

Richard Erickson

Associate professor

David Fisher

David Fisher

Professor and department chair

Christopher Kulp

Christopher Kulp

Professor

Kristin Laudenslager

Kristin Laudenslager

Career Advisor

Biology

David Andrew

David Andrew

Assistant Professor

Michelle Briggs

Michelle Briggs

Assistant professor

David Broussard

David Broussard

Assistant professor

Kristin Laudenslager

Kristin Laudenslager

Career Advisor

Mary Morrison

Mary Morrison

Chair and assistant professor of biology

Jeffrey Newman

Jeffrey Newman

Professor

Peter Petokas

Peter Petokas

Research associate, clean water institute

Melvin Zimmerman

Melvin Zimmerman

Professor of biology and director of the clean water institute

Business Administration

Patrick Coyle

Patrick Coyle

Assistant Professor

Georg Grassmueck

Georg Grassmueck

Associate professor and department chair

Anne Landon

Anne Landon

Career advisor

Arthur Sterngold

Arthur Sterngold

Associate professor

Barbara Stevens

Barbara Stevens

Faculty administrative assistant

Chemistry

Holly Bendorf

Holly Bendorf

Associate professor

Douglas Hines

Douglas Hines

Assistant Professor

Kristin Laudenslager

Kristin Laudenslager

Career Advisor

Charles Mahler

Charles Mahler

Assistant professor and department chair

Chriss McDonald

Chriss McDonald

Professor

Jeremy Ramsey

Jeremy Ramsey

Assistant professor

Clean Water Institute

Peter Petokas

Peter Petokas

Research associate

Melvin Zimmerman

Melvin Zimmerman

Director

Communication

Eugene Donati

Eugene Donati

Assistant professor of corporate communication

Grant Fausey

Grant Fausey

Adjunct Faculty

Jeremiah Johnson

Jeremiah Johnson

Digital media gallery curator

Leah Bedrosian Peterson

Leah Bedrosian Peterson

Associate professor of digital media and department chair

Robin Van Auken

Robin Van Auken

Adjunct Faculty

Computer Science

Santhusht deSilva

Santhusht deSilva

Assistant professor

Eileen Peluso

Eileen Peluso

Associate professor

Creative Writing

Sascha Feinstein

Sascha Feinstein

Professor

G.W. Hawkes

G.W. Hawkes

Professor

Criminal Justice

Kirsten Hutzell

Kirsten Hutzell

Assistant professor

Lori Lyons

Lori Lyons

Career advisor

Justin Medina

Justin Medina

Assistant professor

Kerry Richmond

Kerry Richmond

Chair and associate professor

David Ritter

David Ritter

Adjunct Faculty

Edward Robbins

Edward Robbins

Adjunct Faculty

John Whelan  Jr.

John Whelan Jr.

Professor of philosophy and pre-law advisor

Digital Media

Leah Bedrosian Peterson

Leah Bedrosian Peterson

Director

Economics

Michael Kurtz

Michael Kurtz

Assistant Professor

Anne Landon

Anne Landon

Career advisor

Mehrdad Madresehee

Mehrdad Madresehee

Chair and professor

Elizabeth Moorhouse

Elizabeth Moorhouse

Associate professor

Philip Sprunger

Philip Sprunger

Associate professor of economics

Barbara Stevens

Barbara Stevens

Faculty administrative assistant

Education

Marlene Cauley

Marlene Cauley

Supervisor of elementary and special ed student teachers

Kristine Datres

Kristine Datres

Coordinator of field experiences

Courtney Dexter

Courtney Dexter

Assistant professor

Colleen Fox

Colleen Fox

Faculty administrative assistant

Rachel Hickoff-Cresko

Rachel Hickoff-Cresko

Chair and assistant professor

Amy Rogers

Amy Rogers

Associate professor of education

Melvin Wentzel

Melvin Wentzel

Supervisor of secondary student teachers

Engineering

Holly Bendorf

Holly Bendorf

Associate professor of chemistry

Richard Erickson

Richard Erickson

Associate professor of astronomy and physics

David Fisher

David Fisher

Professor of astronomy and physics

Christopher Kulp

Christopher Kulp

Professor

Chriss McDonald

Chriss McDonald

Professor of chemistry

Jeremy Ramsey

Jeremy Ramsey

Assistant professor of chemistry

English

Meghan Andrews

Meghan Andrews

Assistant Professor

Sascha Feinstein

Sascha Feinstein

Professor

Gary Hafer

Gary Hafer

Chair and professor of English

G.W. Hawkes

G.W. Hawkes

Professor of creative writing

Maria Hebert-Leiter

Maria Hebert-Leiter

Adjunct Faculty

Andrew Leiter

Andrew Leiter

Associate professor of English

Darby Lewes

Darby Lewes

Professor

Todd Preston

Todd Preston

Associate professor of English

Shanna Wheeler

Shanna Wheeler

Assistant director of the ARC

Environmental Science

Michelle Briggs

Michelle Briggs

Assistant professor

Richard Erickson

Richard Erickson

Associate professor astronomy and physics

Jeffrey Newman

Jeffrey Newman

Professor of biology and department chair

Peter Petokas

Peter Petokas

Research associate

Philip Sprunger

Philip Sprunger

Associate professor of economics

Melvin Zimmerman

Melvin Zimmerman

Professor

French

Amy Cartal-Falk

Amy Cartal-Falk

Associate professor

Nathan Guss

Nathan Guss

Visiting assistant professor

Andrew Stafford

Andrew Stafford

Visiting Assistant Professor

German

Len Cagle

Len Cagle

Assistant professor

Nathan Guss

Nathan Guss

Assistant professor

Daniela Ribitsch

Daniela Ribitsch

Adjunct Faculty

Health Care Administration

Georg Grassmueck

Georg Grassmueck

Associate professor of business administration

Lauri Kremer

Lauri Kremer

Associate professor of accounting

Eldon Kuhns  II

Eldon Kuhns II

Associate professor of accounting

Betty McCall

Betty McCall

History

Cullen Chandler

Cullen Chandler

Department chair and associate professor

Christopher Pearl

Christopher Pearl

Assistant professor

John Piper  Jr.

John Piper Jr.

College historian

Laura Seddelmeyer

Laura Seddelmeyer

Assistant professor

Sarah Silkey

Sarah Silkey

Associate professor

International Studies

Caroline Payne

Caroline Payne

Coordinator and assistant professor of political science

Mathematics

Diane Abercrombie

Diane Abercrombie

Adjunct Faculty

Andrew Brandon

Andrew Brandon

Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences

Regina Collins

Regina Collins

Adjunct Faculty

Roger Davis

Roger Davis

Adjunct Faculty

Santhusht deSilva

Santhusht deSilva

Assistant professor of mathematical sciences

Kristin Laudenslager

Kristin Laudenslager

Career Advisor

Jason Mifsud

Jason Mifsud

Assistant Professor of Mathematical Science

Eileen Peluso

Eileen Peluso

Associate professor of mathematical sciences and associate provost

Christopher Reed

Christopher Reed

Instructor of mathematics

Michael Smith

Michael Smith

Assistant professor of mathematical science

Gene Sprechini

Gene Sprechini

Associate professor and department chair of mathematical sciences

Modern Language Studies

Barbara Buedel

Barbara Buedel

Robert and Charlene Shangraw professor of Spanish

Len Cagle

Len Cagle

Department chair and assistant professor of German

Amy Cartal-Falk

Amy Cartal-Falk

Associate professor of French

Lorena Cuya Gavilano

Lorena Cuya Gavilano

Assistant professor

Nathan Guss

Nathan Guss

Assistant professor of French and German

Sandra Kingery

Sandra Kingery

Professor of Spanish

Leslie Meeder

Leslie Meeder

Visiting instructor of Spanish

Daniela Ribitsch

Daniela Ribitsch

Adjunct Faculty

Andrew Stafford

Andrew Stafford

Visiting Assistant Professor

Music

Richard Adams

Richard Adams

Adjunct Faculty

Tim Breon

Tim Breon

Adjunct Faculty

Judy Burke

Judy Burke

Adjunct Faculty

Rebecca Ciabattari

Rebecca Ciabattari

Adjunct Faculty

William Ciabattari

William Ciabattari

Associate professor and department chair

Donald Fisher

Donald Fisher

Adjunct Faculty

Fiona Gillespie

Fiona Gillespie

Adjunct Faculty

Amanda Horn Gunderson

Amanda Horn Gunderson

Assistant Professor

Chris Jackson

Chris Jackson

Choir director and assistant professor of music

Richard Lakey

Richard Lakey

Adjunct Faculty

Dale  A. Orris

Dale A. Orris

Adjunct Faculty

Andrew Rammon

Andrew Rammon

Adjunct Faculty

Lee Saville-Andree

Lee Saville-Andree

Adjunct Faculty

Sara Scott

Sara Scott

Ashely Shank

Ashely Shank

Adjunct Faculty

Emily Wertz

Emily Wertz

Adjunct Faculty

Valerie Whyman

Valerie Whyman

Adjunct Faculty

Neuroscience

Sarah Holstein

Sarah Holstein

Assistant Professor

Betty McCall

Betty McCall

Assistant professor of sociology and anthropology

Mary Morrison

Mary Morrison

Assistant professor of biology, program co-coordinator

Collin Rice

Collin Rice

Assistant professor of philosophy

Philosophy

Robert Jacques

Robert Jacques

Adjunct Faculty

Collin Rice

Collin Rice

Assistant professor

John Whelan  Jr.

John Whelan Jr.

Professor and pre-law advisor

Douglas Young

Douglas Young

Department chair and associate professor

Physics

Charles Doersam

Charles Doersam

Lab manager and planetarium director

Richard Erickson

Richard Erickson

Associate professor

David Fisher

David Fisher

Professor and department chair

Christopher Kulp

Christopher Kulp

Professor

Kristin Laudenslager

Kristin Laudenslager

Career Advisor

Political Science

Lori Lyons

Lori Lyons

Career advisor

Caroline Payne

Caroline Payne

Assistant professor

Daniel Tagliarina

Daniel Tagliarina

Assistant professor

Jonathan Williamson

Jonathan Williamson

Associate professor and department chair

Pre-Health

Chriss McDonald

Chriss McDonald

Professor

Mary Morrison

Mary Morrison

Assistant professor of biology

Pre-Law

John Whelan  Jr.

John Whelan Jr.

Professor of philosophy and advisor

Pre-Medicine

Chriss McDonald

Chriss McDonald

Professor of chemistry

Mary Morrison

Mary Morrison

Assistant professor of biology

Pre-Ministry

Richard Hughes

Richard Hughes

M. B. Rich professor of religion

Steven Johnson

Steven Johnson

Chair and professor of religion

Robin J. DeWitt Knauth

Robin J. DeWitt Knauth

Assistant professor of religion

Jeffrey LeCrone

Jeffrey LeCrone

Protestant campus minister

Psychology

Susan Beery

Susan Beery

Associate professor

Kristin Haase

Kristin Haase

Visiting professor of psychology

Sarah Holstein

Sarah Holstein

Assistant Professor

Sue Kelley

Sue Kelley

Chair and associate professor

Lori Lyons

Lori Lyons

Career advisor

Tina Norton

Tina Norton

Assistant professor

Kurt Olsen

Kurt Olsen

Assistant professor

Kathryn Ryan

Kathryn Ryan

Professor

Barbara Stevens

Barbara Stevens

Faculty administrative assistant

Religion

George  Adams

George Adams

Adjunct Faculty

Pamela  Gaber

Pamela Gaber

Professor

Stephen Gilmore

Stephen Gilmore

Adjunct Faculty

Richard Hughes

Richard Hughes

M. B. Rich professor

Steven Johnson

Steven Johnson

Professor and department chair

Robin J. DeWitt Knauth

Robin J. DeWitt Knauth

Assistant professor

John McNassor

John McNassor

Adjunct Faculty

Scholar Program

Michelle Briggs

Michelle Briggs

Assistant professor of biology

Len Cagle

Len Cagle

Assistant professor of German

Cullen Chandler

Cullen Chandler

Director

David Fisher

David Fisher

Professor of astronomy and physics

Amanda Horn Gunderson

Amanda Horn Gunderson

Assistant Professor

Jonathan Williamson

Jonathan Williamson

Associate professor and department chair of political science

Sociology/Anthropology

Ryan Adams

Ryan Adams

Assistant professor

Lori Lyons

Lori Lyons

Career advisor

Betty McCall

Betty McCall

Assistant professor of sociology and anthropology

Jessica Munson

Jessica Munson

Assistant Professor of Latin American Archaeology

Susan  M. Ross

Susan M. Ross

Professor

Spanish

Barbara Buedel

Barbara Buedel

Robert and Charlene Shangraw professor of Spanish

Lorena Cuya Gavilano

Lorena Cuya Gavilano

Assistant professor

Sandra Kingery

Sandra Kingery

Professor

Leslie Meeder

Leslie Meeder

Visiting instructor

Theatre

Kristi Good

Kristi Good

Assistant Professor

Jathan Innerarity

Jathan Innerarity

Chair, assistant professor, scenic designer, lighting designer and technical director

Biliana Stoytcheva-Horissian

Biliana Stoytcheva-Horissian

Assistant Professor

Elizabeth Wislar

Elizabeth Wislar

Costume Shop Manager and Costume Designer

Women's and Gender Studies

Lynn Estomin

Lynn Estomin

Professor

Amy Golahny

Amy Golahny

Assistant professor

Robin J. DeWitt Knauth

Robin J. DeWitt Knauth

Assistant professor

Darby Lewes

Darby Lewes

Assistant professor

Kathryn Ryan

Kathryn Ryan

Professor