List of Faculty

The following is accurate through September 1, 2015.

Beth Abdella
Associate Professor of Chemistry, 1986
B.A., St. Olaf College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Karen R. Achberger
Professor of German, 1979
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Prabal Adhikari
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics, 2015
B.A., Grinnell College; Ph.D., University of Maryland – College Park

Shahram S. Ahrar
Instructor in Exercise Science, Head Wrestling Coach, 2005
B.A., Minnesota State, Mankato; M.A., St. Scholastica

Hiroe Akimoto
Instructor in Asian Studies, 2009
B.A., Gakushuin University; M.A., University of Minnesota

Ibtesam âl-Atiyat
Associate Professor of Sociology/Anthropology, 2009
B.A., M.A., University of Jordan; Ph.D., Freie Universität-Berlin

Elisabeth Alderks
Instructor in English, 2015
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., University of Minnesota

Richard J. Allen
Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 1975
B.A., Boston College; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University-Bloomington

Wendy W. Allen
Professor of Romance Languages-French, Oscar and Gertrude Boe Overby Distinguished Professor, 1977
B.A., Connecticut College; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University-Bloomington

Mark Allister
Professor of English and Environmental Studies, 1986
B.A., California State University-Chico; M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington

Sarah Amugongo
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.Ed., Kenyatta University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Steven Amundson
Professor of Music, 1981
B.A., Luther College; M.M., Northwestern University

Kathryn E. Ananda-Owens
Professor of Music, 1997
B.M., B.A., Oberlin Conservatory; M.M., D.M.A., Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University

Francesca Anderegg
Assistant Professor of Music, 2012
B.A., Harvard University; M.M., D.M.A., The Juilliard School

Joshua R. Anderson
Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science and Environmental Studies, 2012
B.A., Carleton College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Kurt Anderson
Instructor in Exercise Science, Head Men’s Soccer Coach, 1989
B.A., Augustana College-Rock Island; M.S., Drake University

Scott Anderson
Assistant Professor of Music, 2012
B.M., Eastman School of Music; M.M., Northwestern University

Diane K. Angell
Assistant Professor of Biology, 1999
B.A., Macalester College; Ph.D., Brown University

George Anquandah
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2014
B.S., Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology; M.S., Technical University of Braunschweig; Ph.D., Florida Institute of Technology

Anton Armstrong
Harry R. and Thora H. Tosdal Professor of Music, 1990
B.M., St. Olaf College; M.M., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; D.M.A., Michigan State University

Christopher G. Atzinger
Associate Professor of Music, 2005
B.M., University of Texas at Austin; M.M., University of Michigan; D.M.A., Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University

Jennifer Bader
Instructor in Dance, 1998
B.F.A., University of the Arts

John D. Barbour
Professor of Religion, 1982
B.A., Oberlin College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago Divinity School

Jolene M. Barjasteh
Associate Professor of Romance Languages-French, 1984
B.A., M.A., Illinois State University; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Gwendolyn Barnes-Karol
Professor of Romance Languages-Spanish, 1988
B.A., Central College; M.A., Middlebury College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Anthony Bateza
Instructor in Religion, 2015
B.S., Iowa State University; M.Div., Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

John A. Bazzachini
Instructor in Exercise Science, Head Women’s Hockey Coach, 2005
B.A., St. John’s University

Anthony Becker
Associate Professor of Economics, 1987
B.A., University of Maryland; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University

Patricia Z. Beckman
Assistant Professor of Religion, 1999-2000, 2006
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

M. Amine Bekhechi
Assistant Professor of Romance Languages-French, 2007
D.E.A., Université de Montpellier I, France; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Jo Michelle Beld
Vice President for Mission and Professor of Political Science, 1984
B.A., Bethel College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

Dennis Bengtson
Instructor in Exercise Science, 2014
B.A., Augsburg College

Mara H. Benjamin
Associate Professor of Religion, 2008
B.A., Hampshire College; Ph.D., Stanford University

Joseph Benson
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2014
B.A., Grinnell College; M.S., Loyola University Chicago; M.S., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Linda M. Berger
Professor of Music, 1997
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Adam H. Berliner
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2009
B.A., Carleton College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Thomas Bernardin
Assistant Professor of Economics, 2015
B.S., New York University Stern School of Business; M.A. Union Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Anne G. Berry
Instructor in Writing, 2011
B.A., M.A., University of Illinois; M.S., Georgetown University

Jessica Bestrashniy
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2014
B.A., New York University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Douglas J. Beussman
Professor of Chemistry; Grace A. Whittier Endowed Chair in Science, 2003
B.A., St. Olaf College; Ph.D., Michigan State University

Hui Bi
Instructor in Asian Studies, 2014
B.A., Yantai University – China; M.A., Central-South University – China; M.A., Bowling Green State University

Seth Binder
Assistant Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies, 2013
B.S.F.S., Georgetown University; M.Sc., London School of Economics and Political Science; Ph.D., Yale University, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

Brian Bjorklund
Professor of Theater, 1981
B.A., M.F.A., University of Minnesota

James E. Bobb
Assistant Professor of Music, 2012
B.M., Capital University; M.M., Eastman School of Music

Cynthia Book
Associate Professor of Exercise Science, Head Volleyball Coach, 1991
B.S., Springfield College; M.Ed., University of New Hampshire; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

David Booth
Associate Professor of Religion, 1985
B.A., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Brian Borovsky
Associate Professor of Physics, 1998-1999, 2005
B.A., St. Olaf College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Caleb Boteilho
Instructor in Asian Studies, 2015
B.A., Western Washington University; B.A., Kyoto Tachibana University

Lisa M. Bowers
Assistant Professor of Biology, 2012
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Timothy Bradley 
Instructor in Music, 2013
B.M., St. Olaf College; M.M., Southern Methodist University

Maggie A. Broner
Associate Professor of Romance Languages-Spanish, 1997
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Richard A. Brown
Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 1990
B.A., Washington State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Christopher M. Brunelle
Assistant Professor of Classics, 2002
B.A., Carleton College; B.A., Cambridge University; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina

Sarah Burk
Instructor in Music, 2014
B.M., University of Minnesota-Duluth; M.L.S., University of Minnesota

Heather Campbell
Associate Professor of Education, 1995
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Ed., University of Saint Thomas; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Katherine A. Campbell
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biology, 2016
B.A., College of St. Benedict; Ph.D., Mayo Graduate School

Mary S. Carlsen
Professor of Social Work and Family Studies, 1989
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.S.W., University of Washington

J. Laurel Carrington
Professor of History, 1988
A.B., Wellesley College; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

David M. Carter
Professor of Music, 1988
B.F.A., University of Minnesota; M.M., Indiana University-Bloomington; D.M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Sylvia G. Carullo
Professor of Romance Languages-Spanish, 1990
M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo

Douglas J. Casson
Associate Professor of Political Science, 2005
B.A., Colorado College; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University

David R. Castro
Associate Professor of Music, 2008
B.M., Pacific Union College; M.M., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of Oregon

Alyson Center
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, 2014
B.S., University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

John Chan
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biology, 2016
B.S., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Medical School

Christopher Chapp 
Assistant Professor of Political Science, 2008-2011, 2014
B.A., University of Wisconsin – Madison; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Karen Cherewatuk
Professor of English, 1986
B.A., State University of New York at Albany; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

Christopher L. Chiappari
Associate Professor of Sociology/Anthropology, 1999
B.S., Santa Clara University; M.S., University of California-Davis; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Grace E. Cho
Associate Professor of Psychology, 2008
B.A., University of California-Santa Cruz; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Beth Christensen
Professor, Library, 1977
B.M., Illinois State University; M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; M.A., University of Minnesota

Lars Christensen
Instructor in Music, 2016
B.A., B.M., University of Arizona – Tucson; M.A., University of Minnesota

Mary A. Cisar
Professor of Romance Languages-French, 1978
B.A., Kalamazoo College; M.A., Ph.D., Brown University

Kurt N. Claussen
Instructor in Music, 2006
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.M., University of Minnesota

Anna Clift
Instructor in Music, 1995
B.M., Indiana University-Bloomington; M.M., State University of New York at Stony Brook

Eric Cole
Professor of Biology, Grace A. Whittier Endowed Chair in Science, 1993
B.A., Reed College; M.S., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of Iowa

Todd Coleman
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics, 2007, 2016
B.A., Wittenberg University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Cecilia Cornejo
Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, 2013, 2016
B.A., University of Iowa; M.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Kevin M. Crisp
Associate Professor of Biology, 2005
B.A., Haverford College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Kris A. Cropsey
Instructor in Romance Languages-Spanish, 2001
B.A, Gustavus Adolphus College; M.A., University of Minnesota

Arthur J. Cunningham
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, 2008
B.A., B.S., University of Notre Dame; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Maurella Cunningham
Visiting Assistant Professor of Education, 2014
B.A., Carleton College; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

J. Patrick Dale
Associate Professor of Political Science, 1988
B.A., University of Keele; M.A., Ph.D. University of Essex, England

Marc David 
Visiting Assistant Professor of English and Sociology/Anthropology, 2014
B.A., St. Joseph Seminary College; M.A., Université Laval; Ph.D., University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

Christine Daymont
Associate Professor of Exercise Science, Head Women’s Cross Country and Track & Field Coach, 1976
B.S.E., State University of New York at Cortland; M.S., Syracuse University

Gary DeKrey
Professor of History, 1988
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

Jeane DeLaney
Associate Professor of History, 1990
A.B., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University

Irve W. Dell
Professor of Art and Art History, 1989
B.A., Williams College; M.F.A., University of Minnesota

James A. Demas
Assistant Professor of Biology and Physics, 2009
B.A., Columbia University; B.S., University of Maryland; Ph.D., Washington University

Shelly D. Dickinson
Associate Professor of Psychology, 2003
B.S., University of South Dakota; M.S., Ph.D., Oregon Health & Science University

Jill Dietz
Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 1996
B.A., Brandeis University; M.S., Ph.D., Northwestern University

Adam Dittmer
Instructor in Chemistry, 2015
B.A., Augustana College; M.S., University of Minnesota

Kosmas Diveris
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2012
B.S., State University of New York; M.S., Ph.D., Syracuse University

Jennifer Kwon Dobbs
Associate Professor of English, 2008
B.A., Oklahoma State University; M.F.A., University of Pittsburgh; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California

Kari Lie Dorer
Associate Professor of Norwegian, 2001-2003, 2007
B.A., Concordia College-Moorhead; M.A., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Dan Dressen
Professor of Music, 1982
B.S., Bemidji State University; M.F.A., D.M.A., University of Minnesota

Jeremy B. Driver
Instructor in Exercise Science, Head Women’s Soccer Coach, 2006
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., University of St. Thomas

Margaret L. Eaves-Smith, 1979
Associate Professor Emerita of Music, 2012
B.M., M.M., Cleveland Institute of Music

Todd F. Edwards 
Assistant Professor of Theater, 2006
B.A., Jacksonville State University; M.F.A., University of Southern Mississippi

Julie Elhard
Instructor in Music, 2001, 2004, 2013-
B.A., Concordia

Jason J. Engbrecht
Associate Professor of Physics, 2002
B.S., Trinity University; M.S., Ph.D.,University of Michigan

Tracey M. Engleman
Assistant Professor of Music, 2001
B.M., St. Olaf College; M.M., D.M.A., University of Minnesota

Robert E. Entenmann
Professor of History and Asian Studies, 1982
B.A., University of Washington; M.A., Stanford University; Ph.D., Harvard University

Louis Epstein 
Assistant Professor of Music, 2014
A.B., Princeton University; Ph.D., Harvard University

Anna Erickson
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2015
B.A., Concordia College, Moorhead; M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University, Ames

Jacob J. Erickson
Instructor in Religion, 2013
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Div., Yale University

Daniel Everson 
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2014
B.S., University of St. Thomas; M.S., Ph.D., University of Rochester

Alison Feldt
Associate Professor of Music, 1989
B.A., Luther College; M.A., University of Iowa; D.M.A., University of Minnesota

Michael W. Fitzgerald
Professor of History, 1986
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles

Steven A. Freedberg
Associate Professor of Biology, 2006
B.A., University of Florida; Ph.D., Indiana University-Bloomington

Dona W. Freeman
Artist in Residence in Theater, 1985
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.F.A., University of Minnesota

Sara Fruehling
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, 2005, 2015
B.A., St. Olaf College; Ph.D., Northwestern University

Michael A. Fuerstein
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, 2010
B.M., New England Conservatory of Music; B.A., Tufts University; Ph.D., Columbia University

Eric J. Fure-Slocum
Associate Professor of History, 1998
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Duke University; M.A., San Francisco State University; Ph.D., University of Iowa

Ron Gallas
Associate Professor of Art and Art History, 1987
B.A., College of St. Thomas; M.F.A., University of Minnesota

Carlos Gallego
Associate Professor of English, 2011
B.A., University of Arizona; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University

Kristina C. Garrett
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2005
S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

John L. Giannini
Associate Professor of Biology, 1988
B.S., Philadelphia College of the Bible; M.A., Humboldt State University; Ph.D., Utah State University

Gary C. Gisselman
Artist in Residence in Theater, 1999
B.A., Carthage College

Rita Glazebrook
Professor Emerita of Nursing, 1981, 2015
B.S.N., Augsburg College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Richard Goedde
Associate Professor of Economics, 1988
B.B.A., M.B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; C.P.A. (inactive)

W. Sean Goldsworthy
Instructor in Exercise Science, Head Men’s Hockey Coach, 1997
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.S., St. Cloud State University

Lee Goren
Instructor in Exercise Science, 2015

Kathryn Ziegler Graham 
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2004
B.A., College of Wooster; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Charles K. Gray
Professor of Music, 1983
B.M., Wheaton College; M.M., University of Michigan

Jeanine Grenberg
Professor of Philosophy, 1996
B.A., Fordham University; M.A., Ph.D., Emory University

Mary M. Griep
Professor of Art and Art History, 1988
B.A., Macalester College; M.A., Hamline University

Dana L. Gross
Professor of Psychology, 1988
B.A., Smith College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Anne H. Groton
Professor of Classics, 1981
A.B., Wellesley College, M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Karla Grotting
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Dance, 2014
B.A., B.F.A., University of Minnesota

David Hagedorn
Artist in Residence in Music, 1997
B.S., University of Minnesota; M.M., New England Conservatory; D.M.A., Eastman School of Music

Daniel Hagen
Instructor in Exercise Science, Head Athletic Trainer, 1987
B.S., M.A., Mankato State University

Graham Hagen-Peter
Instructor in Environmental Studies, 2015
B.S., University of Vermont – Burlington

Steven C. Hahn
Professor of History, 2000
B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., University of Georgia; Ph.D., Emory University

Olaf A. Hall-Holt
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2004
B.A., Swarthmore College; M.S., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., Stanford University

Maya G.B. Hamilton
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2007
B.A., Yale University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Bruce Hanson
Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 1982
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

James S. Hanson
Associate Professor of Religion, 1992
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Div., Luther Northwestern Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary

Robert M. Hanson
Professor of Chemistry, Edolph A. Larson and Truman E. Anderson, Sr. Chair of Chemistry, 1986
B.S., California Institute of Technology, M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

Karna Hauck
Instructor in Education, 2001, 2016
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Rhode Island School of Design

Robert Hauck
Instructor in Exercise Science, Head Men’s and Women’s Swim Coach, 1988
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Mankato State University

Robin Helgen
Instructor in Music, 2014
B.A., Bethel University; M.A., New England Conservatory

Matthew Henseler
Instructor in Music, 2015
B.A., University of Minnesota

Joan Hepburn
Associate Professor of English, 1987
B.A., New York University; M.A., Ph.D., Brown University

Philip C. Hey
Instructor in Music, 2007
B.A., University of Minnesota

Therees Hibbard
Visiting Associate Professor of Music, 2015
B.M., Longwood College; M.M., Colorado State University, Fort Collins; D.M.A., University of Oregon School of Music, Eugene

Paul James Hill
Visiting Instructor in Music, 2011
B.M., B.M.E., University of Wisconsin-Superior; M.M., University of Minnesota

Richard M. Hirsch
Instructor in Economics, 2011
B.A., Hofstra University

Martin Hodel
Associate Professor of Music, 1997
B.A., Goshen College; M.M., University of North Carolina; D.M.A, Eastman School of Music

Ashley Hodgson
Assistant Professor of Economics, 2011
B.A., Washington and Lee University, 2003; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2011

Daniel Hofrenning
Professor of Political Science, 1988
B.A., Concordia College-Moorhead; M.Div., Luther Seminary; M.A., Duke University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Carol Holly
Professor of English, 1975
B.A., M.A., University of Nebraska; Ph.D., Brown University

Torild Homstad
Visiting Assistant Professor of Norwegian, 2005-2007, 2009-2011, 2013, 2015
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Timothy R. Howe
Associate Professor of History, 2003
B.A., California State University-Chico; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Lise R. Hoy
Assistant Professor of French, 2009
B.A., University of Minnesota; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Susan L. Huehn
Instructor in Nursing, 2005
B.S., St. Olaf College; M.S., Walden University

Charles Huff
Professor of Psychology, 1988
B.S., Georgia Southern College; M.A., College of William & Mary; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

Paul Humke
Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 1980
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Courtney Humm 
Instructor in Education, 2015
B.A., St. Olaf College; M. Ed., Harvard Graduate School of Education

Abdulai Iddrisu
Associate Professor of History, 2009
B.A., M.Phil., University of Cape Coast; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Rika Ito
Associate Professor of Asian Studies, 2002
B.A., Hokusei Gakuen University; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University

Paul T. Jackson
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Studies, 1997
B.A., St. Olaf College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Robert Jacobel
Professor Emeritus of Physics and Environmental Studies, 1976
A.B., University of California-Berkeley; Ph.D., Iowa State University

Mohsine Jebbour
Language Facilitator – Arabic

Rui Jia
Foreign Language Teaching Assistant in Chinese

Theodore Johnson, 1977-2014
Professor Emeritus of Biology, 2015
B.A., Augsburg College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois-Chicago

Anna E. Johnson Roach
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2014
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Kiara Jorgenson
Instructor in Religion, 2015
B.A., St. Olaf College, M.Div., Denver Seminary

Peder J. Jothen
Assistant Professor of Religion, 2005
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Div., Ph.D., University of Chicago Divinity School

Rebecca P. Judge
Professor of Economics, 1987
B.A., Smith College; M.S., University of Minnesota-Duluth; Ph.D., Duke University

Dipannita Kalyani
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2011
A.B., M.A., Bryn Mawr College; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Kimberly A. Kandl
Associate Professor of Biology, 2000
B.A., Grinnell College; Ph.D., Purdue University

Erica Weekes Kanewischer
Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Work and Family Studies
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.S., Seattle Pacific University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Susi K. Keefe 
Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology/Anthropology, 2011
B.A., Mount Holyoke College; A.M., Ph.D., Brown University

Mark A. Kelley
Instructor in Music, 1991
B.M.E., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Heather J. Klopchin
Associate Professor of Dance, 1999
B.S., State University of New York College at Geneseo; M.F.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

David Koenig
Instructor in Economics, 2016
B.A., Miami University; M.A., Northwestern University

Amy Kolan
Professor of Physics, 1982
B.A., Dartmouth College; Ph.D., Duke University

Kyle Korynta 
Visiting Assistant Professor of Norwegian, 2014
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington

Daniel Kosmoski
Instructor in Exercise Science, Head Men’s Basketball Coach, 1994
B.S., M.Ed., University of Minnesota

Dean Krouk
Assistant Professor of Norwegian, 2012
B.A., University of Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley

Dale Kruse 
Instructor in Music, 2013
B.A., Luther College; M.M., Drake University

Karil J. Kucera
Associate Professor Art and Art History and Asian Studies, 2002
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.A., University of Oregon; Ph.D., University of Kansas

Mary Beth Kuehn
Assistant Professor of Nursing, 1998
B.S.N., M.S.N. Winona State University; Ph.D., St. Mary’s University

Judy Kutulas
Professor of History, 1986
B.A., University of California-Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles

Anna K. Kuxhausen
Associate Professor of History, 2005
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan

L. DeAne Lagerquist
Professor of Religion, 1988
B.A., California Lutheran College; M.A., Luther Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Chicago Divinity School

Sharon J. Lane-Getaz
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2007
B.A., Trenton State College; M.A., Hamline University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Brendan LaRocque
Visiting Assistant Professor of History, 2015
B.A., M.A. (2), Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison

Amy E. Larsen
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics, 1996
B.S., University of Arizona; M.S., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Diane C. LeBlanc
Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, 2000
B.A., St. Michael’s College; M.A., University of Wyoming; M.F.A., Hamline University

Nancy A. Lee 
Instructor in Education, 2007
B.A., Luther College

Elizabeth A. Leer
Associate Professor of Education, 2001
B.A., Concordia College-Moorhead; M.A, Northern Illinois University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Julie M. Legler
Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2001
B.A., M.S., University of Minnesota; Sc.D., Harvard School of Public Health

Justin Lerfald 
Assistant Football Coach and Instructor in Exercise Science, 2014
B.S., University of Wisconsin – River Falls; M.B.A., Rochville University

Laura L. Listenberger
Associate Professor of Biology and Chemistry, 2009
B.S., Hope College; Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis

Jeremy L. Loebach
Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2009
B.S., Arizona State University; A.M., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Anthony D. Lott
Associate Professor of Political Science and Environmental Studies, 2003-2004, 2005
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.A., Portland State University; Ph.D., University of Denver

Katie Luckraft
Head Women’s Golf Coach, 2013
B.S., University of Wisconsin – Madison

Philip N. Lundin
Instructor in Exercise Science, Head Men’s Cross Country Coach, Head Track and Field Coach, 2008
B.A., Augsberg College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Kristina MacPherson
Professor of Asian Studies and Library, 1982
B.A., Earlham College; A.M.L.S., University of Michigan

James Mader
Instructor in Economics, 2008, 2015
B.S., St. Mary’s College; M.B.A., University of Minnesota

Dana L. Maeda
Instructor in Music, 2005
B.M., St. Olaf College; M.A., St. Mary’s University of Minnesota

Jill Mahr
Instructor in Music, 1995
B.M.E., B.M., University of Minnesota; M.M., Northwestern University

Timothy Mahr
Professor of Music, 1994
B.M., B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., D.M.A. University of Iowa

Carla Manzoni 
Instructor in Romance Languages – Spanish, 2014
B.A., Universidad Argentina de la Empress; M.A., University of Minnesota

Gordon D. Marino
Professor of Philosophy, 1995
B.A., Columbia University, M.A., University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D., University of Chicago

Karen E. Sawyer Marsalek
Associate Professor of English, 1999
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Phil., Oxford University; Ph.D., University of Toronto

Jason Marsh
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, 2012
B.A., B.Ed., University of New Brunswick; M.A., Ph.D., University of Western Ontario

Constance K. Martin
Instructor in Music, 2010
B.A., Whitworth College; M.M., University of Illinois

Ryota Matsuura
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2010
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.A., Boston University School of Education; Ph.D., Boston University

James M. May
Professor of Classics, Kenneth O. Bjork Distinguished Professor, 1977
B.S., Kent State University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Joseph L. Mbele
Associate Professor of English, 1991
B.A., M.A., University of Dar es Salaam; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Harriet C. McCleary
Assistant Professor of Music, 1994
B.M.E., B.M., Texas Christian University; M.M., Westminster Choir College; D.M.A., University of Minnesota

Robert W. McClure
Associate Professor of Education, 2004
B.S., Oregon College of Education; M.S., Ed.D., Oklahoma State University

Matthew C. McDonald
Instructor in Exercise Science, Head Baseball Coach, 1991
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.P.E., University of Minnesota

James McKeel
Professor of Music, 1986
B.M.Ed., Westminster College; M.M., University of Minnesota

Steven McKelvey
Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 1985
B.A., Grinnell College; Sc.M., Ph.D., Brown University

Donna McMillan
Associate Professor of Psychology, 1994
B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University

Kent M. McWilliams
Professor of Music, 2001
B.M., M.M., University of Toronto; Artist Diploma, Stuttgart Musikhochschule; D.M., Université de Montréal

Kristina Medina-Vilarino
Assistant Professor of Romance Languages-Spanish, 2012
B.A., Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico; M.A., University of Florida; Ph.D., University of Illinois

Justin W. Merritt
Associate Professor of Music, 2004
B.A., Trinity University; M.M., D.M.A., Indiana University-Bloomington

Gary L. Miessler
Professor of Chemistry, 1978
B.Chem., University of Tulsa; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Emily Mohl
Assistant Professor of Biology and Education, 2014
B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., Washington University

Linda Mokdad 
Assistant Professor of English, 2014
B.A., University of Michigan – Ann Arbor; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Lisa Moore
Assistant Professor of Social Work and Family Studies, 2015
A.B., Davidson College; M.S.W., Smith College School for Social Work, Ph.D., California Institute of Integral Studies-San Francisco

Anna Mooy 
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music, 2014
B.M., M.M, Brigham Young University

Sandra Morisette
Instructor in Nursing, 2012
B.S., College of Saint Benedict; M.S., Winona State University

Reinaldo Moya
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music, 2012
B.M., West Virginia University; M.M., D.M.A., The Juilliard School

Gary M. Muir
Associate Professor of Psychology, 2004
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Otago (New Zealand)

Sian E. Muir
Entrepreneur in Residence, 2004
Diploma in Management, Otago Polytechnic; M.B.A., Massey University

Danny Muñoz-Hutchinson
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, 2010
B.A., St. Mary’s College of California; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Gregory W. Muth
Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2002
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; Ph.D., University of Montana

Jonathan T. Naito
Assistant Professor of English, 2010
B.A., Reed College, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

León Narváez
Professor of Romance Languages-Spanish, 1970
B.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Diana Neal
Associate Professor of Nursing, 1996
B.S.N., St. Olaf College; M.S., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Tammy Neiman
Instructor in Nursing, 2015
B.S., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; M.S., Minnesota State University, Mankato

Peter B. Becker Nelson
Assistant Professor of Art and Art History, 2012
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.F.A., University of Washington, Seattle

Scott Nesbit
Instructor in Exercise Science, Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach, 1989
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; M.S., University of Illinois at Chicago

Ruth B. Neuger
Instructor in Exercise Science, Head Softball Coach, 1999
B.A., St. Olaf College

Todd W. Nichol
Professor of History, King Olav V Chair in Scandinavian-American Studies, 2001
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Div., Luther Theological Seminary; Th.D., Graduate Theological Union

Elinor Niemisto
Instructor in Music, 1985
B.M., M.M., University of Michigan

Paul Niemisto
Associate Professor of Music, 1978
B.M., M.M., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

David Nitz
Professor of Physics, 1979
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., Rice University

Bjorn Nordfjord 
Visiting Associate Professor of English, 2014
B.A., M.A., University of Iceland; Ph.D., University of Iowa

Carolyn Ocampo
Instructor in Chemistry, 2015
B.A., Carleton College; M.Ed., Hamline University

Jonathan P. O’Conner
Assistant Professor of Romance Languages-Spanish, 2011
B.A., University of South Carolina; M.A., Winthrop University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina

Margaret S. Odell
Professor of Religion, 1994
B.A., Meredith College; M.A.R., Yale Divinity School; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Margaret Ojala
Professor of Art and Art History, 1983
B.A., University of Minnesota; M.F.A., Art Institute of Chicago

Margaret Hayford O’Leary
Professor of Norwegian, 1977
B.A., Concordia College-Moorhead; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

John M. Ophaug 
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Economics, 1979-1996, 2001
B.A., Carleton College; J.D., University of Minnesota

M. Minda Oriña
Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2008
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Paul Ousley
Instructor in Music, 1992
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; M.M., Eastman School of Music

Nancy Paddleford
Professor of Music, 1974
B.A., M.M., Indiana University; D.M.A., University of Minnesota

Anthony Pahnke
Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science and Environmental Studies, 2013
B.A., University of Wisconsin – Madison; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Juliet Patterson 
Instructor in English, 2013
B.A., University of North Dakota; M.F.A., Vermont College

Wesley Pearson
Professor of Chemistry, 1958
B.A., St. Olaf College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Mark Pernecky
Associate Professor of Economics, 1990
B.A., Northwestern University; M.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Kristen Perron
Instructor in Social Work and Family Studies, 2015
B.A., University of St. Thomas; M.S.W., M.B.A., Augsburg College

Dolores Peters
Associate Professor of History, 1986
A.B., Wilson College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Glen W. Peterson
Instructor in Exercise Science, Head Men’s Golf Coach, 2005
B.A., St. Olaf College

Jessica Petok
Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2014
B.A., Skidmore College; M.A., Ph.D., Georgetown University

Beth Pettitt
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, 2015
B.A., College of St. Benedict; M.S., University of Central Florida; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Rosemary A. Pfarr-Baker
Instructor in Education, 1991
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Ed., North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Mark Pleiss
Visiting Assistant Professor of Romance Languages – Spanish, 2015
B.A., Simpson College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado – Boulder

Christine Haerter Piñero
Instructor in Norwegian, 2007
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., New York University

Edward Pompeian
Visiting Assistant Professor of History, 2015
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., The College of William and Mary

Xun Pomponio
Associate Professor of Economics, 1991
B.A., Youngstown State University; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University at University Park

Thomas W. Pope
Adjunct Assistant Professor of English, 2010
B.A., M.A., University of Southern California

Jean C. Porterfield
Associate Professor of Biology, 2001
B.S., Duke University; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Diana Postlethwaite
Professor of English, 1988
B.A., Radcliffe College; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

Charles F. Priore 
Science Librarian, 1984
B.A., D’Youville College; M.L.S., State University of New York at Buffalo

Marju Purin 
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 2012
B.S., Berry College; M.S., Ph.D., Syracuse University

Anantanand Rambachan
Professor of Religion, 1985
B.A., University of West Indies; M.A., Ph.D., University of Leeds

Catherine Ramirez
Assistant Professor of Music, 2010
B.A., Occidental College; M.A., Queens College; M.M., Yale University; D.M.A., Rice

Amanda Randall
Assistant Professor of German, 2015
B.A., DePaul University; M.A., Rice University; Ph.D., University of Austin at Texas

Steve T. Reece
Professor of Classics, O.C. and Patricia Boldt Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Humanities, 1994
B.A., M.A., University of Hawaii; Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles

Barbara Reed
Professor of Religion and Asian Studies, 1982
B.A., Southern Methodist University; Ph.D., University of Iowa

Rebecca S. Richards 
Assistant Professor of English, 2011
B.A., Butler University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona

Matthew P. Richey
Professor of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, 1986
B.A., Kenyon College; M.A., Ph.D., Dartmouth College

Jason J. Ripley
Assistant Professor of Religion, 2005
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.A.T.S., Bethel Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary

LaVern J. Rippley
Professor of German, 1967
B.A., College of the Holy Cross; B.S., University of Wisconsin-River Falls; M.A., Kent State University; Ph.D., Ohio State University

Paul J. Roback
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2003
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.S., Iowa State University; Ph.D., Colorado State University

Anthony W. Roberts
Artist in Residence in Dance, 1995
B.F.A., University of Utah; M.F.A., Arizona State University

Janice Roberts
Professor of Dance, 1994
B.F.A., Arizona State University; M.F.A., University of Utah

William P. Roberts 
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2007
B.A., University of Minnesota-Morris; M.S., University of Minnesota-Duluth; Ph.D., Dartmouth College

Marc Robinson
Associate Professor of Russian Language and Area Studies, 1991
B.A., Purdue University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Thomas Rodengen
Instructor in Environmental Studies, 2016
B.A., B.S., University of St. Thomas; M.R.M., Simon Fraser University

Elizabeth Rodgers
Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing, 2015
B.S., University of Minnesota – Rochester; D.N.P., University of Minnesota

Catherine R. Rodland
Artist in Residence in Music, 2000
B.M., St. Olaf College; M.M., D.M.A., Eastman School of Music

Thomas Rogers 
Instructor in Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2014
B.S., US Naval Academy; M.S., US Naval Postgraduate School

Matthew Rohn
Associate Professor of Art and Art History and Environmental Studies, 1994
B.A., George Washington University, M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Anthony J. Rudd
Associate Professor of Philosophy, 2001
B.A., Cambridge University; M.Phil., St. Andrews University; M. Litt., Oxford University; Ph.D., Bristol University

Dorea Ruggles
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2015
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Ph.D., Boston University

Hwayeon Ryu
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2015
B.S., Korea University; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University

Rodrigo Sanchez-Gonzalez
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2015
B.S., Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Edmund Santurri
Professor of Religion and Philosophy, 1980
B.A., M.A., University of Virginia; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

Sheryl Saterstrom
Assistant Professor of Dance, 1987
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Arizona State University

John Saurer
Associate Professor of Art and Art History, 1995
B.A., Hope College; M.F.A., Colorado State University

John D. Schade
Associate Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies, 2005
B.S., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor; M.S., Ph.D., Arizona State University

David Schalliol
Instructor in Sociology/Anthropology
B.A., Kenyon College; M.A., University of Chicago

Jamie A. Schillinger
Associate Professor of Religion, 2003
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Litt., University of St. Andrews; A.M., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Miriam Scholz-Carlson
Instructor in Music, 1997
B.M., St. Olaf College

Douglas J. Schuurman
Professor of Religion, 1986
B.A., Calvin College; M.Div., Calvin Seminary; Ph.D., University of Chicago

Kaethe E. Schwehn
Visiting Assistant Professor of English, 2007
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.F.A., University of Montana; M.F.A., Iowa Writers’ Workshop

Jeffrey J. Schwinefus
Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2002
B.S., University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse; M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Kathleen L. Shea
Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies; Curator of Natural Lands, 1985
B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., Washington University in St. Louis; Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder

Ryan R. Sheppard
Assistant Professor of Sociology/Anthropology, 2006
B.S., University of Minnesota; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California

Hsiang-Lin Shih 
Visiting Assistant Professor of Asian Studies, 2013
B.A., National Dong Hwa University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle

Sarah Shippy
Instructor in Education, 2015
B.A., Augustana College; M.Ed., South Dakota State University

Nicole Shirkey-Son
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, 2014
B.A., Concordia College; Ph.D., University of California, Irvine

W. Ray Shows
Instructor in Music, 2000
B.M., Florida State University; M.M., Boston University

Heeyeon Sirny 
Language Facilitator – Korean, 2013

Mark Skeba
Instructor in Economics, 2016
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.B.A., Northwestern University, Evanston

Susan E. Smalling
Assistant Professor of Social Work and Family Studies, 2012
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., University of Minnesota-Duluth; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Kay E. Smith
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 1980
B.S., Bucknell University; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

Robert C. Smith
Associate Professor of Music, 1995
B.M., St. Olaf College; M.M., Yale University; D.M.A., University of Texas at Austin

Steve Soderlind
Professor of Economics, Husby-Johnson Endowed Chair of Business and Economics, 1979
B.A., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts

Casey Solomon
Instructor in Chemistry, 2015
B.S., University of Minnesota

William Sonnega
Associate Professor of Theater, 1993
B.A., Colorado College; M.F.A., New York University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Christina Spiker
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and Art History, 2015
B.A., Ursinus College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California – Irvine

Craig D. Stern
Instructor in Exercise Science and Head Football Coach, 2004
B.S., St. Cloud State University; M.A., Concordia University-St. Paul

Mark Stover
Instructor in Music, 2014
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.S.M., Luther Seminary

Kendra Strand
Visiting Assistant Professor of Asian Studies, 2015
B.A., University of Montana; M.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Ariel T. Strichartz
Associate Professor of Romance Languages-Spanish, 2002
B.A., Rice University; M.A., University of New Mexico; Ph.D., University of Kansas

Judith Stromayer
Instructor in Exercise Science, 1994
B.A., Denison University; M.S., Indiana University-Bloomington

David A. Stromme
Instructor in Exercise Science, Head Women’s Basketball Coach, 2007
B.A., St. Olaf College; B.A.S., M.E., University of Minnesota, Duluth

Mark Sundby
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology, 1993
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Div., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Corliss G. Swain
Professor of Philosophy, 1987
B.A., University of North Dakota; M.A., Ph.D., Loyola University of Chicago

Sarah E. Swan McDonald
Instructor in Education, 2005
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Ed., St. Mary’s University of Minnesota, Winona

Kathryn Swanson 
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, 2014
B.A., University of Minnesota, Duluth; M.A., University of Minnesota; J.D., University of North Dakota School of Law

Michael C. Swift
Assistant Professor of Biology, 1997
B.S., M.A., University of California-Davis; Ph.D., University of British Columbia

Charles Taliaferro
Professor of Philosophy, 1985
B.A., Goddard College; M.A., University of Rhode Island; M.T.S., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., Brown University

Jay Tasson 
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics, 2014
B.A., Northern Michigan University; M.S., Ph.D., Indiana University – Bloomington

Anthony Taylor
Instructor in Education, 2015
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.A., University of St. Thomas

Katherine S. Tegtmeyer Pak
Associate Professor of Political Science and Asian Studies, 2003
B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Jessica L. Tesdall
Instructor in Education, 2010
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., St. Mary’s University

Kristina Thalhammer
Professor of Political Science, 1991
B.A., College of St. Catherine; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Nancy MacKay Thompson
Associate Professor of Art and Art History, 2000
B.A., Southern Methodist University; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University-Bloomington

Howard Thorsheim 
Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, 1968
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Mary Titus
Professor of English, 1989
B.A., Skidmore College; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Christopher M. Tradowsky
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and Art History, 2010
B.F.A., Macalester College; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles

Mary E. Trull
Associate Professor of English, 2003
B.A., Swarthmore College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Haruka Tsunagawa
Foreign Language Teaching Assistant in Japanese, 2015

Molly Tun
Visiting Assistant Professor of Romance Languages – Spanish, 2015
B.A., University of St. Thomas; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Charles Umbanhowar
Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies, Paul and Mildred Hardy Distinguished Professor of Science, 1991
B.A., Carleton College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

David Van Wylen
Professor of Biology, 1994
B.A., St. Olaf College; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Carlo Obed Carlson Veltri
Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2012
B.A., Luther College; M.A., University of Northern Iowa; Ph.D., Kent State University

Maria Vendetti
Assistant Professor of Romance Languages – French, 2014
B.A., M.A., University of Auckland; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Alberto Villate-Isaza
Assistant Professor of Romance Languages-Spanish, 2008
B.A., Universidad Javerina; Ph.D., Boston College

Mary Walczak
Professor of Chemistry, 1992
B.A., College of St. Thomas; Ph.D., Iowa State University

Anne Walter
Professor of Biology, Paul and Mildred Hardy Distinguished Professor of Science, 1994
A.B., Grinnell College; M.Sc., University of British Columbia, Vancouver; Ph.D., Duke University

Gregory A. Walter
Associate Professor of Religion, 2005
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Div., Luther Seminary; Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary

Bruce Wambheim
Instructor in Economics, 2009, 2015
B.A., Bemidji State University

Walter Weaver
Interim Head Volleyball Coach, 2015
B.S., M.Ed., University of Minnesota

Michon Weeks
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and Art History, 2012
B.A., Iowa State University; M.F.A., University of Minnesota

Elizabeth Weis
Visiting Instructor in Music, 2013
B.A., Macalester College; M.A., University of Minnesota

Colin Wells
Professor of English, 1995
B.A., Boston College; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University

Anne Von Bibra Wharton
Assistant Professor of Dance, 1987
B.A., Louisiana State; M.A., University of California-Los Angeles

Lisa Whitlatch
Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics, 2014
B.A., Trinity University; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University

Matthew Wiebold 
Assistant Professor of Physics, 2014
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Karen K. Wilkerson 
Instructor in Music, 2008
B.A., California State University at Northridge; M.M., Westminster Choir College

Jeanne I. Willcoxon
Assistant Professor of Theater, 2005
B.A., Sarah Lawrence College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Thomas A. Williamson
Associate Professor of Sociology/Anthropology, 2001
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Charles A. Wilson
Professor of Religion, 1973
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Div., Harvard Divinity School; Ph.D., University of Chicago

Howard Wilson

Visiting Assistant Professor of Education, 2008, 2011-2013, 2015
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., United Theological Seminary; Ed.D., University of St. Thomas

Karen Wilson
Professor of Theater, Patrick J. Quade Endowed Chair in Theater, 1979
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Herbert E. Winslow
Instructor in Music, 2001
B.M., Curtis Institute of Music

Paul Wojick
Associate Professor of Economics, 1988
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado

Ka F. Wong
Assistant Professor of Asian Studies, 2012
B.A., Baruch College; M.A., Chulalongkorn University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Hawai’i

Matthew Wright
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2015
B.A., Messiah College; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Ksenia Zanon
Instructor in Russian, 2015
Diplom spetsialista, South Ural State University; M.A., Indiana University

Solveig Zempel
Professor Emerita of Norwegian, 1976, 2015
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Olga Zharkova
Foreign Language Teaching Assistant in Russian, 2015

Ying Zhou
Assistant Professor of Asian Studies
B.A., Beijing Language and Culture University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

Larry J. Zimmerman
Instructor in Music, 1997
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.M., Boston University

Paul Zorn
Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 1981
A.B., Washington University in St. Louis; M.S., Ph.D., University of Washington in Seattle