Section Ten: University Personnel

Board of Trustees

Dr. Gregory Geoffroy, Chairperson
Dr. Gregory L. Geoffroy brings more than 30 years of experience in higher education to the Ashford University Board of Trustees. Currently, he is President Emeritus and a Professor of Chemistry at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, where he spent the previous ten years as the institution's President. From 1997 to 2001, Dr. Geoffroy served as Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost at University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland. He was at Pennsylvania State University from 1974 to 1997, where he held a variety of leadership positions, including Dean of the Eberly College of Science and Head of the Chemistry department. Dr. Geoffroy currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Bankers Trust Corporation and is a Grand Council Member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity. He earned a PhD in Chemistry from the California Institute of Technology and a BS in Chemistry from the University of Louisville.

Ms. Mary Jo Maydew, Vice Chairperson
For more than 30 years, Mary Jo Maydew has been providing financial guidance to colleges and universities. From 2000 to 2011, she was the Vice President for Finance and Administration at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts where she had previously been Treasurer since 1987. Prior to that, Ms. Maydew held the positions of Assistant Treasurer and Assistant to the University Controller at Cornell University. Currently, Ms. Maydew serves on the Board of Directors for the Center Redevelopment Corporation and the Investment Committee for The Loomis Communities. In addition, she recently completed a seven-year term as a Commissioner on the New England Association for Schools and Colleges Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. She has served on the Board of Directors for several educational organizations, including the Tuition Plan Consortium, the National Association of College and University Business Officers, and the Eastern Association of College and University Business Officers. Ms. Maydew earned her MBA from Cornell University and her BS in Accounting from the University of Denver.

Lt. Col. Paul Aguirre
Lt. Col. Paul Aguirre is the Chief of Staff for the 161st Air Refueling Wing (ARW) of the Arizona National Guard. In this role, he manages a professional support staff that includes legal, chaplain, public affairs and other support functions. He has served over 22 years in the military, deploying to Afghanistan in 2011 to 2012, where he worked in the Chief of Staff's office at the NATO Headquarters in Kandahar, Afghanistan. His diverse management experience includes serving as Public Affairs Officer for the Arizona National Guard, where he represented the over 8,000 members of the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs to media and community groups. He also has an extensive financial management background that includes 12 years as the Comptroller for the 161st ARW, managing an annual budget exceeding 40 million dollars, and Resource Manager for the Joint Counter Narcotics Task Force, a joint Army and Air Guard program supporting local, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the National Guard Association of Arizona. A strong advocate for adult education, Lt. Col Aguirre earned his BA from the University of Phoenix while on active duty with the Arizona National Guard.

Dr./Sister Ruth Cox
Sister Ruth Cox presently serves as an Adjunct Faculty at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Previous to her role with Kirkwood Community College, Sister Ruth served as President and CEO of The Alverno in Clinton, Iowa. She has served professionally in many roles, including the Leadership Council of the Sisters of St. Francis and the Iowa Advisory Board for the Iowa Foundation for Medical Care. Sister Ruth has delivered numerous papers and presentations on the topic of nursing. Her many academic assignments include the Curriculum Committee for the College of Nursing at Loyola University of Chicago, among others. Sister Ruth holds a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa, and earned her MA and BS from Loyola University of Chicago.

Dr. Merle W. Harris
Dr. Merle W. Harris brings 45 years of educational experience to the Ashford Board of Trustees. She has served in a variety of roles at institutions of higher education, high schools, grade schools and the Connecticut Department of Higher Education. Most recently, she served as Professor of Undergraduate and Graduate Programs in Public Policy and Higher Education Policy, Law and Foundations at Charter Oak State College and the University of Hartford in Connecticut. Dr. Harris also works as a consultant in planning, policy development and accreditation in education and higher education. From 1989 to 2008, Dr. Merle served as Executive Director of the Board for State Academic Awards and President of Charter Oak State College. She also served as Interim President of Central Connecticut State University and as Deputy Commissioner of the Division of Research Planning for the Connecticut Department of Higher Education. Dr. Merle currently sits on the Board of Regents for Higher Education and the Connecticut Allied Health Policy Board. She earned her EdD in Education Policy, Research and Administration from the University of Massachusetts, and her MS in Guidance and Counseling and BS in Education from Central Connecticut State College. 

Dr. Albert K. Karnig
Dr. Albert Karnig was President of California State University, San Bernardino from 1997 to 2012. During his tenure, he helped the University achieve major milestones in enrollment, diversity of faculty and students, grant and contract funding, fundraising, and international program development. Previously, Dr. Karnig served as Provost at the University of Wyoming and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Arizona State University. He also directed Arizona State's School of Public Affairs, which at the time was ranked among the nation's ten leading public policy and administration programs. Dr. Karnig currently sits on the Board of Directors for the California University of Science and Medicine, the California Council on Economic Education, the San Bernardino County Alliance for Education, and the KVCR Public Radio and Television Education Foundation, Inc. Dr. Karnig earned his Bachelor’s degree from Augustana College and his Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Political Science from University of Illinois. While at the University of Illinois, Dr. Karnig became a Woodrow Wilson Fellow, an N.D.E.A. Fellow, and a Kendric Babcock Fellow.

Dr. Carol Kasworm
Dr. Carol Kasworm has nearly four decades of experience studying adult learners and is considered a leading authority on adult undergraduate students in higher education. She is the W. Dallas Herring professor emerita of adult and community college, formerly of the Department of Leadership, Policy and Adult and Higher Education at North Carolina State University. Her research interests have focused upon the adult undergraduate experience, including the nature of learning engagement and participation patterns of adult students, the situated influences of varied higher education contexts on adult learners, and the role of adult higher education in a lifelong learning society. Dr. Kasworm has held faculty appointments at University of Texas – Austin, University of Tennessee – Knoxville, University of Houston – Clear Lake and University of South Florida. She has also served as Associate Dean of Research and Technology in the College of Education at University of Tennessee – Knoxville and Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty and Program Development at University of Houston – Clear Lake. In 2002, Dr. Kasworm was inducted into the International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame. She received her BA in Psychology and Sociology from Valparaiso University, her MA in Higher Education Administration from Michigan State University and her EdD in Adult Education from the University of Georgia.

Dr. Paula Kelly
Dr. Paula Kelly is currently the Director of Development for International Relief Teams (IRT). Previously, Dr. Kelly served as the Vice President of Development for the Monarch School and prior to Monarch School she was the Dean of the College of Extended Studies at San Diego State University and has a background in entrepreneurial education and international business. She traveled to more than 30 countries in Asia, Europe, South America, and the Middle East to market and develop the College’s international training and development programs. Dr. Kelly earned her MBA and doctorate at the University of San Diego and later served as the Director of Development at that institution. She has served on the Boards of the World Trade Center, Asian Business Association, and St. Vincent de Paul Village.

Dr. Meredyth A. Leahy
Dr. Meredyth A. Leahy has over 30 years experience working with adult educators and adult learners in basic literacy, secondary, continuing and higher education, in both public sector and military education venues, including Temple University and the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Cabrini College, Muhlenberg College, and Excelsior. From 1994 to 2008 she served as Dean, School of Liberal Arts, Excelsior College, Albany, New York. Since her retirement, she has served as distance education adjunct faculty for Excelsior College teaching an undergraduate course on the history and philosophy of American education, and North Carolina State University where she taught a graduate course on the adult learner. She recently joined the American Council on Education's Military Installation Voluntary Education Review (MIVER) as a program review team member. Dr. Leahy earned her Bachelor's degree from Edinboro State Teachers College and her Master's and Doctorate degrees in adult education from Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Craig W. Linebaugh
Dr. Craig W. Linebaugh brings a wealth of experience in higher education to the Ashford Board of Trustees. He has spent more than 35 years at The George Washington University serving in a variety of leadership roles, including Senior Associate Provost of Academic Operations, Associate Vice President for Academic Planning, and Chief Academic Operating Officer of the Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn, Virginia. Currently, he is a Professor of Speech and Hearing Science and a Research Professor of Medicine at The George Washington University. Dr. Linebaugh sits on the Board of Trustees Committee on a Science and Engineering Complex. He earned his post-doctoral fellow in Speech-Language Pathology from the Mayo Clinic, his PhD in Speech and Hearing Science and MA in Speech-Language Pathology from Temple University, and a BA in English Literature from Lebanon Valley College.

Dr. Geri Hockfield Malandra
Dr. Geri H. Malandra is the founder and principal of Malandra Consulting LLC, a firm created to assist higher education leaders with the development and implementation of outcomes-focused management, accountability, and policy initiatives. From 2012-2013, she served as Senior Advisor to the President of Kaplan University, after serving the previous two years as Provost. Prior positions include her role as the Senior Vice President for Leadership, Membership, and Policy Research at the American Council on Education, and as Vice Chancellor for Strategic Management for the University of Texas System. Dr. Malandra also served as Associate Vice Provost at the University of Minnesota, where she spent more than 16 years working in various leadership capacities. Her public service includes an appointment by former U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings to serve as a member and Vice Chair of the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity. Dr. Malandra holds her MA and PhD in Ancient Studies from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. She earned her BA from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota.

Dr. Peter J. Negroni
Dr. Peter J. Negroni is Senior Vice President of Relationship Development at the College Board. A career educator with more than 30 years experience as a teacher and administrator, Dr. Negroni began his career in education as a New York City teacher before moving into administrative roles, including principal and community college district superintendent. From 1989 through 2000 he was superintendent of the Springfield (Mass.) public school system. In 1998 he was named Superintendent of the Year by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Dr. Negroni earned a bachelor’s degree from Iona College in New Rochelle, N.Y., a sixth-year certificate in student administration from City College of New York and a doctorate from Fairleigh Dickenson University in Teaneck, N.J.

Ms. Cheryl Ann Oldham
Cheryl Ann Oldham is Vice President of Education Policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and is also Vice President of the Institute for a Competitive Workforce for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Her 20 years of experience in public policy, education, and government relations includes eight years of service in President George W. Bush’s administration. Most recently, she served in a variety of roles with the U.S. Department of Education, including Acting Assistant Secretary for the Office of Postsecondary Education, Chief of Staff for the Office of the Under Secretary of Education, and Executive Director for the Secretary of Education’s Commission on the Future of Higher Education. Oldham began her career serving as Health and Human Services Policy Director for the Texas Office of State-Federal relations in Washington, D.C. She also currently serves on the National Workforce Solutions Advisory Board. Oldham earned her JD from St. Mary University’s School of Law and her BA in Political Science from Texas Christian University.

Dr. Richard Pattenaude 
Dr. Richard L. Pattenaude is the President of Ashford University. His experience in higher education spans 40 years in various leadership roles. From 2007 to 2012, he served as Chancellor of the University of Maine System, after serving for 16 years as President of the University of Southern Maine. Dr. Pattenaude also served for five years as Vice President for Academic Affairs at Central Connecticut State University, for five years as Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at the State University of New York at Binghamton, and for six years as a member of the Political Science Faculty and the Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Dr. Pattenaude is actively involved in numerous community organizations. He currently serves on the Boards of Maine Health, the Alfond College Scholarship Challenge, and Lee Auto Malls. Dr. Pattenaude was Chair of the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education for the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), the regional accrediting entity. He earned his Bachelor's degree in economics at California's San Jose State University and his PhD in political science at the University of Colorado. His areas of expertise and publishing include American government, university leadership, public administration, and organizational theory. Dr. Pattenaude is a Vietnam veteran. 

Dr. Karen Paulson
Dr. Karen Paulson is a Senior Associate at the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS). Her areas of expertise include assessment, evaluation, accreditation, and the use of data in state policymaking; she has worked at over 40 postsecondary institutions and in 30 states. She conducts evaluations for institutions and consortia with externally funded projects including the State Scholars Initiative, Title III, Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) Comprehensive, and Learning Anytime Anyplace Partnership grants. She is the author of “Developing Public Agendas for Higher Education: Lessons for Comparative State Higher Education Policy,” in State Postsecondary Education Research: New Methods to Inform Policy and Practice, edited by K. M. Shaw and D. E. Heller in 2007, “Adult Learners in the United States: A National Profile” (co-authored with Marianne Boeke for the American Council on Education, 2006), and “A Data Audit and Analysis Toolkit to Support Assessment of the First College Year” (2003). She holds engineering degrees in addition to her higher education study. Her Ph.D. is in Higher Education with a minor in Policy Analysis from The Pennsylvania State University.

Dr. Randy Ward
Dr. Randolph E. Ward was hired as San Diego County Superintendent of Schools on June 29, 2006, and began his official duties in the new position on August 14 of that year. Under his leadership the San Diego County Office of Education completed its first formal Strategic Plan, working with leaders throughout the county to craft the plan. Dr. Ward and his staff coordinated the local education community’s response to the San Diego County wildfires of 2007, and worked closely with County Health officials and local schools in response to the H1N1 pandemic in 2009. Dr. Ward serves on several local boards of directors, including the Commission on Gang Prevention and Intervention, the San Diego Regional Economic Development Council, the USS Midway Education Museum, the Workforce Investment Board, Junior Achievement, and the Financial Crisis Management Assistance Team.

Ashford University Administration

Jessyca Andrews, MA
Divisional Vice President, Admissions

Tracy Bormann, MBA
Associate University Registrar

Mark Brouker, Pharm.D.
Divisional Vice President, Strategic Accounts

Kristina Cragg, PhD
Associate Vice President, Institutional Research

Paul Dawson, MA
Divisional Vice President, Student Services

Amber Eckert, MEd
Vice President, Retention and Graduation

Courtney (Tony) Farrell, EdD
Executive Dean, College of Education

Steven Frost, MA
Divisional Vice President, Strategic Accounts

Jodi Jeffs, MBA
Divisional Vice President, Admissions

Tremier Johnson, MA
Associate Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion

Sheri Jones, MS
Senior Vice President, University Services and Planning

Thomas (Randy) King, MBA
Divisional Vice President, Strategic Accounts

Joen Larson, EdD
Clinton Campus Dean of the College of Education

William C. Lowe, PhD
Clinton Campus Dean of the College of Liberal Arts

Charles R. Minnick, PhD
Clinton Campus Dean of the Forbes School of Business

Shelly Mohr, BA
Associate Vice President of Iowa Online Center

Kirk Morrison, MBA
University Registrar

Bill Ness, BS
Senior Vice President, Admissions

Stephen Nettles, PhD
Associate Vice President, Assessment and Evaluation

Peter Nevins, MBA
Divisional Vice President, Student Services

Patricia Ogden, MS
Associate Vice President, Accreditation Services

Richard Pattenaude, PhD
President/CEO

Suzanne Power, EdD
Executive Dean, College of Liberal Arts

Stephen Quattrociocchi, MBA
Chief Operating Officer

Michael S. Reilly, PhD
Executive Dean, Forbes School of Business

Deborah Riemer, MBA
Vice President of Assessment and Academic Quality

Michael Robinson, MA
Vice President, Policy and Implementation

Miriam Safir, MBA
Associate Vice President, Student Accounts

Andrew Shean, EdD
Vice Provost, Curriculum and Innovation

Jim Smith, BS
Vice President of Finance

Mihaela Tanasescu, MD, ScD
Executive Dean, College of Health, Human Services, and Science

Thad Trapp, MS
Divisional Vice President, Admissions

Matthew Vallejo, MA, MAEd
Vice President, Financial Aid and Services

Rebecca Wardlow, EdD
Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs

Lorraine Williams, PhD
Provost

Mark Young, MBA
Divisional Vice President, Partner Development and Programs

Brian Zotti, BA
Senior Vice President of Operations and Student Services

Faculty

 Any updates to Ashford Faculty are presented on the Ashford University website. Please visit http://www.ashford.edu/community/faculty.htm. for the most up-to-date faculty biographies.

Murad Abel
Management
B.S. Central Michigan University
M.B.A. Davenport University
D.B.A. University of Phoenix

John Ackerman
Political Science
B.S. Florida State University
M.A. Air Command and Staff College
M.A. Golden Gate University
Ph.D. University of Alabama

Julie Adkins
Education
B.A. College of William and Mary
M.T. Virginia Commonwealth University
Ph.D. Capella University

Efua Akoma
Psychology
B.A., B.S., M.S. Georgia State University

Efiong Akwaowo
International Business
B.A., M.A. Texas Southern University
Ph.D. Northcentral University

Elaine Alden
Business
B.A. Point Loma Nazarene University
M.B.A. National University
Ph.D. University of Kent

Jessica Alvarado
Child Development and Early Childhood Education
B.S. National University
B.S. San Diego Christian College
M.S. National University
Ed.D Fielding Graduate University

Lane Andrew
Mathematics
B.S. University of Colorado
M.S. University of Denver
Ph.D. University of Northern Colorado

Rick Ansoff
Psychology
B.A. U.S. International University
M.A., Ph.D. Georgetown University

Althea Artis
Liberal Arts
B.S. University of Laverne
M.A. Azusa Pacific University

Stanley Atkinson
Finance, Economics, and Statistics
B.A., M.B.A. The University of Mississippi
D.B.A. Mississippi State University

Heather Ann Auger
English
A.A. Chaffey College
B.A., M.A. California State University, San Bernardino

Karen Bakuzonis
Health
B.S. Daemen College
M.S. Medical College of Virginia/ Virginia Commonwealth University
Ph.D. University of Florida

Mingzhen Bao
Communication
B.A., M.A. Zhejiang University, China
Ph.D. University of Florida

John Bathke
Business
B.A. Yale University
J.D. University of California, Los Angeles

Paula Webb Battistelli
Composition
B.A. Southwestern Oklahoma University
M.A. Texas A&M
Ph.D. Washington State University

Jon A. Baumunk
Finance and Accounting
Undergraduate degree: University of Pennsylvania
M.S. San Diego State University
J.D. California Western School of Law

Ronald Beach
Management
B.L.S. University of Oklahoma
M.S., Ph.D. Capella University

Alan Belcher
Education
B.A., M.A. Marshall University
M.S. West Virginia College of Graduate Studies
Ph.D. Capella University

Joseph Belcher
Psychology
B.S. Mid-America Christian Ministry
M.S., Ph.D. Capella University

Nina Bell
Health
B.A. Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.A. University of London’s Birkbeck College
M.P.H., Ph.D. Walden University

Jeremy Bennett
Sociology and Business
B.A. University of Georgia
M.S., M.B.A., Ph.D. Georgia State University

Nicholas Bergan
Economics
B.A. St. Louis University
M.S. Florida State University

Sonja Bethune
Psychology
B.A., M.Ed. Wichita State University
Ph.D. California School of Professional Psychology

Carol Bierce
Finance
B.S., M.B.A Northwestern University

William Blix, C.P.A.
Accounting
B.A. Florida State University
M.B.A. Regis University

Kristina Bodamer
Education/Curriculum and Instruction
B.S., M.A. State University of New York College

Martinelle Bonnell, OSF
Academic Coach
B.A., Ph.D. St. Louis University
M.S. Northern Illinois University
M.S. University of Notre Dame

Mauvalyn Bowen
Business
B.A. University of Technology, Jamaica
M.A. Southern Illinois University
Ph.D. University of Minnesota

Brand Bowler
Business
B.S. University of Southern California
M.B.A. Loyola Marymount University
D.B.A. Nova Southeastern University

Bruce Bradway
Psychology
A.A.S. Community College of the Air Force
B.A. Wabash College
M.S. Troy State University
M.A. University of Northern Colorado
Ph.D. Walden University

Stephen Brewer
Psychology
B.S. University of California, San Diego
M.A., Psy.D. Alliant International University

Wayne Briner
Health Care
B.S.N., M.A. Sangamon State University
Ph.D. Northern Illinois University

Carolyn K. Broner
Leadership and Organizational Behavior
B.A., M.P.A. University of Michigan Dearborn
Ph.D. Walden University

Cynthia Brown-Davis
Health
B.A., M.B.A. American InterContinental University
Ph.D. Capella University

Steven Brownson
Liberal Arts
B.A. University of California, Los Angeles
M.A. California State University, Dominguez Hills
Ed.D. Capella University

Brian Burmeister
English
B.A. The Franciscan University
M.F.A Iowa State University

Mike Burton
Business- Sports and Recreation Management
B.A. University of Notre Dame
J.D. Valparaiso University

Jongbok Byun
Information Systems and Management
B.A., M.A. Sogang University
Ph.D. Claremont Graduate University

Stacey Callaway
Business
B.A. University of Delaware
J.D. The College of Law at West Virginia University

Celeste Barnette Campbell
Early Childhood Education and Curriculum & Instruction
B.A. Duke University
M.Ed. University of San Diego
Ed.D. University of California, Los Angeles

Jorge Cardenas
Entrepreneurship and
International Business
B.S., M.S.B.A San Diego State University
D.B.A Alliant International University

Deborah Carpenter
Education
B.A. University of California, Riverside
M.A. San Diego State University

Shavonnie Carthens
Business Law
B.A. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
J.D. North Carolina Central University School of Law

A. Lee Cartwright
Chemistry
A.S. College of Albemarle
B.S., M.S., Ph.D. North Carolina State University
M.B.A. Salisbury State University

Erick Cervantes
Health
B.S. Oregon State University
M.P.H. Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
N.D. National College of Natural Medicine

Joan Chambers
Liberal Arts
B.A. Upper Iowa University
M.A., Ph.D. Capella University

Maura C. Chaney
Education
B.A. Colorado State University
M.A., Ph.D. Grand Canyon University

Fabienne-Sophie Chauderlot
Liberal Arts
B.A., M.A. France
Ph.D. ACSD

Kunsoo Paul Choi
Managerial Economics
Undergraduate degree: Sungkyunkwan University
Ph.D. University of Virginia and Drew University

Alex Cohen
Political Science
B.A. New York University
M.A., Ph.D. University of Iowa

Jerry Collins
Liberal Arts
B.S. Miles College
M.A. University of Phoenix
Ph.D. Capella University

Cindy Combs
Education
B.A., M.A. Eastern Kentucky University

Justin Compton
Environmental Sciences
B.S. University of California
M.S. Michigan Technological University
Ph.D. Penn State University

Wendy Conaway
Liberal Arts
B.A. University of Houston
M.S. Our Lady of the Lake University
Ph.D. Walden University

Karen Conzett
Education
B.S., M.S. Illinois State University
Ph.D. The University of Iowa

Michael Cooper
English and Literature
B.A. University of South Florida
M.F.A. Georgia State University

M. Diane Cornilsen
Computer Information Systems
B.A. University of Northern Iowa
M.S.Ed. Northern Illinois University

Valencia Coty-Barker
Liberal Arts
B.S. Tennessee State University
M.S. Georgia State University
Ed.D. Argosy University

Tami Beaty
Management
B.S., M.A. Colorado Christian University
Ed.D. Nova Southeastern University

Michelle Cranney
Health Information
A.S., M.B.A. Davenport University|
B.S. Utah State University
D.H.Sc. A.T. Still University

Marcus Crayton
Business
B.A. Huston Tillotson University
M.B.A., Ph.D. Capella University

Albert Cruz
Business
B.S., M.B.A. University of Phoenix
M.A. National University
Ph.D. Walden University

Christopher Davies
History
B.A. State University of New York
M.A. Yale University
D.Phil. Balliol College, University of Oxford

Bill Davis
Management
B.A. Lewis University
M.A. St. Ambrose University

Vivian Day
Health Care
B.S., M.S. Saint Joseph’s College
Ph.D. Capella University

Gary S. Deckard
Philosophy and Religion
B.A. Borromeo College of Ohio
M.R.E. Loyola University, New Orleans
Ed.D. Graduate Theological Foundation

Claire DeCristofaro
Health
B.A. Hunter College of the City of University of New York
M.D. Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

David Deifell
Communications
B.A. University of North Carolina
M.A., Ph.D. University of Iowa

Adam Deutsch
English
A.A. Nassau Community College
B.A., M.A. Hofstra University
M.F.A. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Gregory Dlabach
Liberal Arts
B.A. Oklahoma State University
M.A. Missouri State University
Ed.D. University of Arkansas

Diana Donovan
Liberal Arts
B.A. New York University
M.A. Wake Forest University

Judy Donovan
Education
B.A. University of Michigan
M.A. Indiana University/Purdue University
M.A. Western Michigan University
M.A. Grand Valley State University
M.B.A. Eastern Michigan University
Ed.D. Nova Southeastern University

Veliota Drakopoulou
Business
B.S. State University of New York at New Paltz
M.B.A. New York Institute of Technology
Ph.D. Walden University

Melinda Dunlap
Education
B.A. University of Iowa
M.A. University of Northern Iowa

Srabatsi Dutta
Mathematics
B.S. Berea College
Ph.D. State University of New York, Stony Brook

Kenneth Edick
Project Management
B.A. Thomas A. Edison State College
M.B.A. University of Phoenix
Ph.D. Capella University

Joshua Eggenberger
Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Northern Illinois University

Ted H. Eilders
Social Studies and Psychology
B.A., M.A. Concordia University
M.Div. Wartburg Theological Seminary
Ph.D. University of Iowa

Ted D. Ellis
Criminal Justice
B.A. Northwest Nazarene College
J.D. University of Idaho College of Law

Robert A. Engelson
Music
B.A. Augsburg College
M.F.A. University of Minnesota
D.M.A. Arizona State University

Tony Farrell
Special Education and Teacher Education
B.A. National University
M.S. National University
M.Ed. University of Oklahoma
Ph.D. University of Hawaii

Max Fassnacht
History
B.A. Evergreen State College
M.A. University of British Columbia

Janet Fiorentino
Business Law
B.A. Pepperdine University
J.D. San Joaquin College of Law

Tamecca Fitzpatrick
Early Childhood Education
B.A., M.A. University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Ed.D. University of North Texas

Brenda Forde, C.P.A.
Accounting
M.B.A. Arizona State University

Christopher Foster
Liberal Arts
B.A. University of California, Davis
M.A., Ph.D. University of Kansas

Don Frey
Accounting
B.B.A. University of Iowa
M.B.A. St. Ambrose University
C.M.A.

Edward Gall
Philosophy and Religion
B.S. Wilkes University
M.S. Clemson University
M.Div. Covenant Theological Seminary

Sarah Gall
Biology
B.S. Rhodes College
Ph.D. Washington University School of Medicine

Aimee Garten
English
B.A. University of Southern California
M.F.A. National University

Amy Geier
Mathematics
B.A. California State University, Fresno
M.A. California State University, Fullerton

Gary Gentry
Business Law
B.A. Principia College
M.A. Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
J.D. University of San Diego

Stephanie Young Gonzaga
Business
B.S., M.S., D.M. University of Phoenix

Kathryn Lorraine Graham
English
B.A. George Washington University
M.A. Georgetown University
M.F.A. University of California, San Diego

Gregory W. Goussak
Accounting and Management
B.S., M.S. University of Nevada Las Vegas
D.B.A. University of Phoenix

Virginia Loh-Hagan
Literacy, Research, Social Justice
B.A., M.T. University of Virginia
Ed.D. San Diego State University-University of San Diego

Debby Hailwood
Education
B.A. Chapman University
M.A. Loyola Marymount University

Stephen B. Halfaker
Graduate Education Chair and Teaching, Learning, and Leadership
B.S. California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
M.A. San Diego State University
Ed.D. University of Southern California

Barbara Hall
Education/Instructional Design
B.A. Oglethorpe University
M.S., Ph.D. Capella University

Jeffrey Hall
Higher Education
B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D. University of South Florida

Adrianne Hanson
English
B.A. Barnard College
M.S. University of Edinburgh
Ph.D. New York University

Jennifer R. Harbour
History
B.A. Central Michigan University
M.A. The George Washington University
Ph.D. University of Iowa

Pamela Hardy
Adult Development
B.A. San Diego State University
M.B.A., M.P.H. National University
Ph.D. Capella University

Yolanda Harper
Psychology
B.A. University of California, Los Angeles
M.A., Ph.D. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Cheryl Harris
Liberal Arts
B.A., M.A. Ohio State University
Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Justin A. Harrison
Philosophy Chair
B.A. Taylor University
M.A. University of Toledo
Ph.D. Loyola University Chicago

Richard Hassler
Liberal Arts
B.A. Ohio University
Ed.D. Fielding Graduate University

Stephanie Heald
Education
A.A.S. State University of New York, Cobleskill
B.A., M.S. State University of New York, Oneonta 

Gary Heath
Sociology
B.A., M.A., Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley

Holly Heatley
History
B.A., M.A. University of Texas, Arlington
M.L.I.S. University of North Texas

Gertrude Hewapathirana
International Business
B.A. University of Kelaniya
M.B.A. University of Sri Jayewardenepura
M.A., M.Sc., Ph.D. University of Minnesota

Renee Hill
Business
B.A. Lake Erie College
M.B.A. Cleveland State University
Ph.D. University of Phoenix

Valyncia Hill
Military Studies
B.S. California State University, Dominguez Hills
M.A. University of Phoenix
J.D. California Western School of Law

Susan C. Hines
English and Communications
B.A. University of Alaska, Fairbanks
M.A. University of British Columbia
Ph.D. Georgia State University

Marc R. Hnytka
Liberal Arts
B.S., M.S. Ohio State University

George Holbrook
Public Administration and Business Law
B.A. University of California San Diego
M.P.A. National University
J.D. Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Wayne A. Hollman
Finance and Economics
B.A. San Diego State University
M.B.A. California State University Dominguez Hills
Ph.D. Walden University

Charles P. Holmes
Health
B.S. Eastern Illinois University
M.S., Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Sharon Albert Honore
Communication
B.A. Southern University
M.A., Ph.D. University of Iowa

Gail Hoskyns-Long
Operations Management
B.S., M.A. Central Michigan University
Ph.D. Capella University

Magdy Hussein
Business
B.S. Helwan University
M.B.A. University of Phoenix
Ph.D. Capella University

James C. Hyatt
Business
B.S. Southern Utah University
M.A. Fort Hays State University
A.B.D. Walden University

Jennifer Irwin
Education
B.A. St. Mary’s College
M.A. Loyola University
Ph.D. American University

Karen Lynne-Daniels Ivy
Information Systems and Management
B.A. Washington University
M.B.A. University of St. Thomas
Ph.D. Capella University

Robert E. Johnson
Criminal Justice
B.S. Washington State University
M.S. Troy State University

Tom Javarinis
Business Management
B.A. Detroit College of Business
M.A. Davenport University
Ph.D. Capella University

James D. Jeremiah
Organizational Behavior and Management
B.S. Cedarville University
Th.M. Dallas Theological Seminary
M.B.A. University of Phoenix
Ed.D. Argosy University

Erik Johnson
Education
B.S. Valparaiso University
M.A. Ashford University

Lisa Johnson
Instructional Technology and Design
B.A. Florida State University
M.Ed. Georgia State University
Ph.D. Capella University

Theresa Judge, OSF
English
A.A. Mount St. Clare College
B.A. Marycrest College
M.A. Western Illinois University

Glen A. Just
Mathematics
B.S.Ed., M.Ed. Columbus College
Ed.D. Northern Illinois University

Renee A. Just
Business
B.S. Albertus Magnus College
M.A. University of New Haven
Ph.D. Capella University

Kathleen Kelley
Education
B.A. San Diego State University
M.A. Alliant University

Nancy Kennedy
Neuropsychology
B.A. Ripon College
M.A., Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Melissa Kenzig
Public Health
B.A. The Ohio State University
M.P.H. University of South Carolina

Cheri Ketchum
Communication
B.A., M.A. San Francisco State University
Ph.D. University of California, San Diego

Jeral Kirwan
Psychology
B.A., M.S., Ph.D. University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Eric Klein
Psychology
B.A. The College of New Jersey
M.A., Ph.D. Fairleigh Dickinson University

Pamela R. Klem
Liberal Arts
B.S. Eastern Washington University
M.A. Washington State University
Ed.D. Nova Southeastern University

James A Koziol
Biostatistics
B.S., M.S., Ph.D. University of Chicago

Amy Kramer
Business
B.A. Mount St. Clare College
M.A. University of Phoenix
Ph.D. Capella University

Jaclyn Krause
Project Management
B.S. University of La Verne
M.A. Pepperdine University
Ph.D. Walden University

Jaime Kulaga
Sociology
B.A. University of Tampa
M.A. Argosy University
Ph.D. Capella University

Kevin Kuznia
Business
B.A. Wayne State University
M.S. Walsh College
M.B.A. University of Northern Iowa
D.B.A. St. Ambrose University

Jackie W. Kyger
Education
B.S. Southern New Hampshire University
M.A. University of Texas
Ed.D. Texas A&M University

Iris Obille Lafferty
Cognitive Development, Psychology & Education
B.A. University of California, San Diego
Ed.M. Ed.D. Harvard University

J. Devin Land
Psychology
B.S. Kettering University
M.A., Ph.D. University of Kansas

Joen Larson
Dean, College of Education
B.A Buena Vista College
M.S. Iowa State University
Ed.D. University of Northern Iowa

Summer Larson
Health Care
B.A. Western Washington University
M.S.W., Ph.D. University of Washington

Stefanie Lassitter
Education
B.A. Grand Valley State University
M.A. Eastern Michigan University
Ed.D. Argosy University

Matthew Laubacher
History and Liberal Arts
B.A., B.S. University of California, San Diego
M. Ed. National University
Ph.D. Arizona State University

Cheryl Lemus
History
B.A., M.A. Loyola University Chicago
Ph.D. Northern Illinois University

Richard Leventhal
Marketing
B.S. Cornell University
M.B.A. San Francisco State College
Ph.D. University of Denver

Matt Lewerenz
Clugston Teaching Fellow
English
A.A. Clinton Community College
B.A. Ashford University
M.A. Western Illinois University

Maureen Lienau
Education
B.A., M.A., Ph.D. The University of Iowa

William C. Lowe
Dean, College of Liberal Arts
History
A.B. College of William and Mary
M.A., Ph.D. Emory University

Connie Lower
Education
B.S., M.S. Illinois State University
Ed.D. Southern Illinois University

Hwang-Ji (Sherrie) Lu
Health
B.A. Taipei Medical University
M.A. North Dakota State University
M.A. Central Michigan University
Ph.D. Walden University

David MacKusick
Business
Undergraduate degree: Clayton State University
J.D. Emory University

Marvee Marr
Business
B.A. University of Missouri
M.B.A. Inter American University
M.F.A. Columbia College
D.B.A. Argosy University

Cynthia Martinek
Associate Dean, Education
B.A., M.A. Iowa State University
Ed.D. Drake University

Sofya Masharipova
Mathematics
B.S. Tashkent State University
M.S. Tashkent State University
Ph.D. Uzbek Academy of Sciences

Denise Maxwell
Education and Public Policy
B.S. Central Oklahoma State University
M.A. University of Northern Colorado
M.A. Ball State University
Ed.D. University of Phoenix

John McAteer
Humanities
B.A. Biola University
M.A. Talbot School of Theology
Ph.D. University of California, Riverside

Peter McCann
Business Law
B.A. Penn State University
J.D. Temple University School of Law

Debra McCoskey-Reisert
Marketing
B.A. Indiana Wesleyan University
M.B.A. Chancellor University
D.B.A. Argosy University

William McCue, OSF
Philosophy
B.S. Creighton University
M.A. University of Notre Dame

Rockie McDaniel, R.N., F.H.P.
Health Care
B.S. Campbellsville University
B.S.N. Eastern Kentucky University
M.S.N. Old Dominion University
D.H.A. University of Phoenix

Donald McKay
B.S. Maine Maritime Academy
M.B.A. New York University
Ph.D. Nova Southeastern University

Christine McMahon
Health
B.A., M.A. Eastern Illinois University
D.H.Ed. AT Still University

Karen Meade
Chemistry
B.S., Ph.D. University of Iowa
M.A., M.S. University of Northern Iowa

Stephen Meeneghan
Complementary and Alternative Health
B.A., B.S. The Evergreen State College
M.S.O.M., N.D. National College of Natural Medicine

James Meetze
English
B.A. University of California, Santa Cruz
M.F.A. Mills College

Peter Milich
History
B.A. Saint Louis University
M.A., Ph.D. Ohio State University

Newton Miller
Eudcation
B.A. Cheyney University
M.S. Liberty University
M.Ed. York College
Ph.D. Capella University

Shawn Milligan
Business
B.S., M.B.A. Florida State University
D.B.A. Argosy University

Charles Minnick
Dean, College of Business and Professional Studies
B.A., M.B.A. St. Ambrose
Ph.D. Walden University

Colleen Miron
Higher Education
B.A. Winona State University
M.S. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Ph.D. Capella University

Molly Molnar
Liberal Arts
B.A. Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
M.S. National University

James C. Moore
Business
A.A. Scottsdale Culinary Institute
B.A., M.A. University of Phoenix
D.B.A. Argosy University

Colette Morrow
English
B.A. University of St. Thomas
M.A. University of Houston
Ph.D. Texas Christian University

Shalanda Moten
Psychology
B.A. Spelman College
M.A., Ed.D. Argosy University

James Murphy-Aguilu
Social and Criminal Justice
B.A., J.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison

Pamela Murphy
Health
B.A. Hampshire College
M.B.A. American International College
Ph.D. Virginia Tech

Timory Naples
Business
B.A., J.D. Creighton Univesity

Daniel L. Nation
Business
A.A. College of the Desert
B.S. California State University
M.A.S. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
D.M. University of Phoenix

Layana Navarre-Jackson
Sociology
B.S. Xavier University
M.A., Ph.D. The University of Iowa

Joshua Neely
Biology
B.S. Humboldt State University
M.S University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Ph.D. Washington State University

Julie Nideffer
Education
B.A., M.A. Arizona State University

Eric Oestmann
Health Care Administration
B.S. Black Hills State University
M.P.T. University of South Dakota
Ph.D. Capella University

Nils Jonas Ohrberg
Sports and Recreation Management
B.A. New Mexico State University
M.A. University of New Mexico
Ph.D. Capella University

Adebowale Onatolu
Marketing and Management
B.A. Northeastern Illinois University
M.S. Roosevelt University
D.B.A. University of Phoenix

Erika O'Quinn
Business
B.S. Langston University
J.D. University of Oklahoma College of Law

Anna Pagnucci
Art
B.A., M.A. University of Wisconsin
M.F.A. Academy of Art University

Mark Pantaleo
Public Administration
B.S. Southern Illinois University
M.B.A. Averett University
Ph.D. Walden University

Victoria Pasley
History
B.A. University of London's School of Oriental & African Studies
M.A. American University
Ph.D. University of Houston

Daniel Passmore
Business Law and Taxation
B.A. Brigham Young University
J.D., L.L.M. Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Janni Pedersen
Cultural Anthropology
Ph.D. Iowa State University

Julie Pedersen
Philosophy
B.A. Loyola University
M.A., Ph.D. Purdue University

Micheal Pelt
Liberal Arts
B.A., M.A. University of Southern Mississippi
Ph.D. Florida State University

Diane M. Pennington
Business
B.A., M.A., Ph.D. University of North Texas

Marie Barbara Philibert
B.S.N. Marycrest College
M.A., Ph.D. University of Iowa

Melissa Phillips
Education
Undergraduate degree: Towson University
M.A. The College of Notre Dame of Maryland
Ph.D. Walden University

Chase Pielak
English
B.A. Azusa Pacific University
M.A.T. Fuller Theological Seminary
Ph.D. Claremont Graduate University

Kathleen Pierce
Education
B.A. California State University-Sacramento
M.S., Ph.D. Capella University

Maura Pilotti
Cognitive Psychology
and Cognitive Neuroscience
Laurea - l’Universita’ degli Studi di Padova (Italy)
Ph.D. City University of New York

Olivia Pollard
Health
B.S. University of Phoenix
M.A. College of Saint Scholastica

Ray Powers
Business Technology
B.S. Arizona State University
M.B.A., Ed.D. University of Phoenix

Keith Pressey
Education
A.A. Community College of the Air Force
B.A. Hawaii Pacific University
M.S. Troy State University
Ph.D. Capella University

Nate Pritts
English
B.A. State University of New York
M.F.A. Warren Wilson College
Ph.D. University of Louisiana

David Quinn
Education
B.S. Eastern Illinois University
M.A. Truman State University
Ed.S., Ph.D. University of Iowa

Leah Raby
Public Administration
B.A., M.P.A. Southern University Agriculture and Mechanical College
Ph.D. Southern University

Maya Raimondi
Early Childhood Education
B.A., M.A. University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Sandra Rebeor
Health
B.B.A. Campbell University
M.S. Touro University International

Lora Reed
Organizational Management
M.A. Vermont College of Norwich University
Ph.D. Capella University

Sanaa Riaz
Anthropology
M.A. University of Karachi, Pakistan
Ph.D. University of Arkansas

Carl Robinson
English
B.A. Randolph-Macon College
M.A. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Ph.D. Kent State University

Lisa L. Rollins
Liberal Arts
B.S. University of North Texas
M.S. Middle Tennessee State University
Ed.S. Middle Tennessee State University
Ph.D. Capella University

Michelle Rosser
Psychology
B.A., PhD. University of Oklahoma
M.A. West Texas A&M University

C.T. Rowley
Liberal Arts
B.A. Penn State University
M.A., Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh

Robert M. Rupe
Business
B.S. Texas A&M University-Commerce
M.S., M.A. Amberton University
Ph.D. Capella University

Jacqueline Sophia Ryan-Rojas
Education
B.A. University of California, San Diego
M.Ed. National University
Ph.D. Capella University

Mark Ryan
Liberal Arts
B.A. University of California
Ed.M. University of Puerto Rico
Ph.D. Arizona State University

Patricia A. Ryan
Marketing and Management
B.A. Siena College
MPA California State University, Northridge
Ph.D. Capella University

Avisha Sadeghinejad
Marketing
B.S., M.B.A. Sharif University of Technology
D.B.A. Golden Gate University

Lee Salazar
Psychology
B.S. Northern Illinois University
M.A. University of the Rockies

Carleen Sanchez
Anthropology
B.A. California State University, Fullerton
M.A., Ph.D. University of California Santa Barbara

Benjamin Sandler
Chemistry
B. S. Brown University
Ph.D. Cornell University

Susan Sasiadek
Business
B.F.A. University of Arizona
M.A., M.B.A. University of Phoenix
Ph.D. Capella University

Joanna Savarese
Cognitive Studies
Ph.D. California School of Professional Psychology

J. Gabriel Scala
English
A.A. Fayetteville Technical Community College
B.A. Methodist University
M.F.A. Bowling Green State University
Ph.D. University of Mississippi

Tamara Schnepel
Criminal Justice
B.A. Marycrest College
M.A. St. Ambrose University

Shari Schwartz
Psychology
B.S. University of Central Florida
M.S., Ph.D. Florida International University

Nanette Schonleber
Education
B.A. San Francisco State University
M.A. Chaminade University of Honolulu
Ph.D. Hawai῾i at Mānoa

LaRon Scott
Education
B.A. Radford University
M.A. Virginia Commonwealth University
Ed.D. Walden University

Adam L. Selhorst
Environmental Studies
B.A. Kenyon College
M.S., M.A., Ph.D. The Ohio State University

John Sellers
Economics
B.A. Metro State University
M.A. Colorado State University
Ph.D. University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Rob Shah, C.P.A., C.M.A.
Accounting
B.A. Arizona State University
M.B.A. DeVry University

Gina Shelley
Education
B.A. Brigham Young University
M.A., Ph.D. University of Utah

Sheldon Silver
Criminal Justice
A.A., B.S. University of Detroit-Mercy
J.D. Washington University

Matthew Slaymaker
Computer Graphics
M.F.A. Digital Media Arts College

Laura Sliwinski
Health Administration and Psychology
B.S. Louisiana State University
M.H.A. Tulane University
Ph.D. California School of Professional Psychology/Alliant International University

Robert Smiles
Health Care Administration
B.S. University of Maryland
M.A. Bellevue University
Ph.D. Capella University

Raymond Smith
Business and Mathematics
B.A. University of Iowa
M.A. Central Michigan University

Sandra Smith, L.C.S.W.
Social Work
A.S. Harper College
B.S. Weber State University
M.S.W. University of Utah
Ed.D. Argosy University

Michael Snell
Business
M.B.A., D.B.A. University of Phoenix

Chris Sorensen
Instructional Technology
B.S., Ph.D. University of South Florida
M.A. Florida Southern College

Kathryn Sorensen
Anthropology
B.A. University of California
M.A., Ph.D. University of California, Riverside

David L. Stedwell
Computer Graphics
B.A. University of Iowa
M.A. Ball State University

Barbara Stein-Stover
Education
B.A., M.A. Mills College
Ed.D. Alliant International University

Alan R. Swank
Organizational Behavior and Management
B.A., M.A. Spring Arbor University
Ph.D. Capella University

Andree C. Swanson
Organizational Behavior and Management
B.S. University of Maryland
M.H.R. University of Oklahoma
M.A., Ed.D. University of Phoenix

George Sztajer
Business
B. A. University of Illinois
M.B.A. Eastern Illinois University

Teresa R. Taylor-Moore
B.A. University of Southern Mississippi
M.A. University of New Orleans
Ph.D. University of Mississippi

Elizabeth Tertell
Education
B.S. Southern Illinois University
M.Ed. University of Illinois at Chicago

Bradley Thames
Philosophy
B.A. University of Arizona
M.A., Ph.D. University of Notre Dame

Teresa Thomas
Health
B.S. Saginaw Valley State University
R.N. Hurley School of Nursing
M.B.A. University of Phoenix

Katie Thiry
Training and Development
B.A. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
M.A. St. Catherine University
Ph.D. Capella University

Elizabeth Tice
Critical Thinking
B.A., M.A. Brigham Young University
Ph.D. Saybrook Graduate School

Robert M. Tocker
Business Law and Economics
B.A., M.A. University at Buffalo
J.D. University at Buffalo Law School

Jeffrey Trask
Health Care Administration
B.S. University of Illinois
M.S. Eastern Illinois University
Ph.D. University of Illinois

Lynne Trevisan
Health
D.C. Palmer College of Chiropractic

Jan Tucker
Managerial Marketing and Economics
M.B.A. Florida Institute of Technology
Ph.D. Northcentral University

Shukhrat Usmanov
Mathematics
B.S., M.S. Tashkent State University
(now National University of Uzbekistan)
Ph.D. North Dakota State University

Tony Valley
Education
B.A. Western Washington State College
M.S. Western Oregon State College
Ed.D. Portland State University

Susan A. Vellek
Health Care Management
A.A. Indian River State College
B.A. Warner Southern University
M.B.A. Capella University
M.A. Kaplan University

Alice Jacobs Vestergaard
Health, Human Services, and Science
B.A., M.A. University of California, Los Angeles
M.S. San Francisco State University
M.B.A. National University
Ed.D. Nova Southeastern University

Daniel Villa
Health
B.A. University of California, Irvine
M.A. Columbia University
M.S.W., Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley

Keith Wade
Business
B.A. Oakland University
M.B.A. University of Detroit
D.B.A. Northcentral University

David Ward, C.P.A.
Accounting and Management
B.S. Kansas State University
M.B.A. St. Ambrose University

Michelle Warn
Education
B.F.A. California State University, Long Beach
M.A. San Diego State University
Ph.D. San Diego State University/Claremont Graduate University

Gina Warren
Special Education
B.A., M.A., Ed.D., Arizona State University

Vanessa Washington
Operations Management
B.A. University of Nebraska
M.B.A. Bellevue University
Ph.D. Capella University

Jeffrey Weaver
Business
B.S. Park University
M.S. Central Michigan University
Ph.D. Capella University

Irina Weisblat
Business
B.A. St. Petersburg University, Russia
M.B.A. National University
Ed.D. San Diego State University

Jamie Weitl
Political Science
B.A., M.A. Eastern Illinois University

Rhonda Welch-Scalco
Education
B.A. California State University, Northridge
M.A. San Diego State University
Ph.D. University of California, Riverside

Laurie Wellner
Education
B.A. University of Nevada- Reno
M.A. Educational Administration from California State University- San Bernardino
M.A. California State University- Sacramento
Ed.D. University of La Verne

Charles C. West, C.P.A., C.M.A., C.F.M.
Accounting
A.A. Elgin Community College
B.S. University of Illinois
M.M. Northwestern University

Leah Westerman
Business Law
B.S. Drexel University
J.D. Pennsylvania State University

Micheal Weuste
Health
B.A. Wheaton College
M.S.W. University of Illinois, Chicago
Ph.D. Institute for Clinical Social Work

Lorna Wheeler
English and Literature
B.A., M.A., Ph.D. University of Colorado, Boulder

Conni Whitten
Business Leadership
B.A. Troy University
M.P.A. Central Michigan University
Ed.D. Nova Southeastern University

Dianne Willging
Education
B.A. University of Iowa
M.S. Western Illinois University

Cynthia Williams
English
B.A. Missouri State University
M.A. University of Texas
Ph.D. University of Missouri-Kansas City

Stacie Williams
Mathematics
B.S., M.A., Ph.D. Florida State University

Jonathan Wilson
English
B.A., M.A. Eastern New Mexico University
Ph.D. University of Texas, Arlington

Mike Wiseman
Social Science
B.A., M.A. University of Wyoming
Ph.D. University of Iowa

Kathy H. Wood, C.H.F.P.
Health Care Management
B.B.A. Appalachian State University
M.B.A. Winthrop University
Ph.D. Capella University

William Woods
Business
B.A., M.B.A. St. Ambrose University
Ph.D. Capella University

Robert Steve Woodsmall
Business
B.S. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
M.B.A. Webster University
Ph.D. Capella University

Young Yoo
Biology
B.A. Oberlin College
Ph.D. Northwestern University

Laurie Zahn
Education
B.A. Concordia University
M.Ed. Western Illinois University

Javier Zarate
Health
B.S. University of California, San Diego
M.P.H. Dartmouth College

Jennifer Zaur
Early Childhood Education
B.A., M.A. Arizona State University

Mark Zecca
Business
B.A. University of San Diego
M.B.A. LeTourneau University
Ph.D. Capella University

Maja Zelihic
Business
B.A. University of North Florida
M.B.A. University of Phoenix
Ph.D. Capella University

John W. Zimmerman
Biology
A.A. Northeastern Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College
B.S., M.S. Oklahoma State University
Ph.D. North Carolina State University

Barbara Zorn-Arnold
Environmental Studies
B.A. Lake Forest College
Ph.D. University of Illinois, Chicago

Gloria Zúñiga y Postigo
Philosophy
B.S., M.A. California State University, East Bay
Ph.D. University of Buffalo

Faculty Emeritus

Eugene Belz
English/Speech
B.A. Loyola College
M.A. Niagara University

Marion L. Johnson
Chemistry
B.S. Tufts University
M.S. Virginia Polytechnic Institute