List of Faculty

The following is accurate through September 5, 2017

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

Karen 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 – Colllege Park

Alden Adolph
Assistant Professor of Physics, 2017
B.A., B.E., Ph.D., Dartmouth College

Shahram Ahrar
Head Coach of Wrestling, 2005
B.A., Minnesota State – Mankato; M.A., College of St. Scholastica

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

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

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

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, 2015
B.Ed., Kenyatta University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Steven Amundson
Professor of Music; Robert Scholz Endowed Chair in Music, 1981
B.A., Luther College; M.M., Northwestern University

Kathryn 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

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

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

Rachel Anderson
Instructor of Psychology, 2018
B.A., Hamline University

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

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 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

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

Jolene Barjasteh
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
Assistant Professor in Religion, 2015
B.S., Iowa State University; M.Div., Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago; Ph.D., Princeton Seminary

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

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

Eric Becklin
Instructor of History, 2017
B.A. St. Olaf College; M.A. University of British Columbia

Patricia Beckman
Assistant Professor of Religion, 2005
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Chicago

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

Bruce Benson
Retired College Pastor, 1981
B.A., Augsburg; M.Div., Luther Seminary; S.T.M., Yale Divinity School

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

Adam Berliner
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2009
B.A., Carleton College; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; 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 Berry
Instructor in Writing, 2014
B.A., M.A., University of Illinois; M.S., Georgetown University

Douglas 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, 2016
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 & Environmental Studies

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

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

Cynthia Book
Associate Professor of Exercise Science, 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, 2005
B.A., St. Olaf College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Christi Bostwick
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2017
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas

Hilary Bouxsein
Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics, 2017
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

Lisa Bowers
Assistant Professor of Biology, 2012
B.S., University of Wisconsin – Green Bay; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison

Emily Bowman
Visiting Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, 2018
B.A., Hanover College; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University

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

Paul Briggs
Assistant Professor of Art and Art History, 2016
B.S.Ed., City College of New York; M.S.Ed., Alfred University; Ph.D., Penn State

Kimberly Briske
Instructor in Education, 2016
B.A. University of Minnesota; M.A. Hamline University; Ed.S. University of St. Thomas

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

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

Nicolette Bucciaglia
Visiting Assistant Professor of English, 2016
B.A., Ithaca College; M.F.A., Southern Illinois University Carbondale

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 St. Thomas; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Steven Campbell
Instructor in Music, 2016
B.M., New England Conservatory of Music

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

David Carter
Professor of Music, 1988
B.F.A., University of Minnesota; M.M., Indiana University; D.M.A., University of Illinois

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

Kate Casanova
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and Art History, 2017
B.F.A., Minneapolis College of Art and Design; M.F.A., University of Minnesota

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

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

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

Mary Ellen Childs
Instructor in Music, 2008
B.A., University of Minnesota; M.M., University of Illinois

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

Vivian Choi
Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, 2016
B.A., Pomona College; M.A., University of California-Davis; Ph.D., University of California-Davis

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

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

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

Anna Clift
Instructor in Music, 2016
B.M., Indiana University; M.M., State University of New York at Stony Brook

Eric Cole
Professor of Biology, 1993
B.A., Reed College; M.S., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of Iowa

Jane Coleman
Visiting Associate Professor of Nursing, 2010
A.D., University of Wisconsin; R.N. Madison General School of Nursing; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh; M.S., South Dakota State University; Ph.D., Clayton College of Natural Health

Timothy Collins
Instructor in Political Science, 2014
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Andrea Conger
Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, 2016
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., University of Limerick, Irish World Academy of Music and Dance; M.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., Indiana University

Anne Crampton
Visiting Assistant Professor of Education, 2017
B.A., Macalester College; M.A., University of Wisconsin – Madison; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

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

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

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

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

Marc David
Visiting Assistant Professor of  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, 1986
B.S.E., State University of New York at Cortland; M.S., Syracuse University

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

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

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

Shelly 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, 1996
B.A., Brandeis University; M.S., Ph.D., Northwestern University

Adam Dittmer
Instructor in Chemistry, 2016
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 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 Dorer
Associate Professor of  Norwegian, 2007
B.A., Concordia College; M.A., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Adam Dowd
Instructor of Economics, 2017
B.A. University of Minnesota; J.D. William Mitchell College of Law

Bridget Draxler
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Writing, 2016
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., The University of York; PhD, University of Iowa

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

Denis Drolet
Visiting Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2017
B.A. Augustana College; Ph.D. State University of New York

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

Robert Eisinger
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Scienc, 2016
B.A. St. Olaf College; Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Julie Elhard
Instructor in Music, 2016
B.A., Concordia

Christopher Elias
Instructor of History, 2018
B.A., Brown University; M.A., Ohio State University; M.A., Brown University

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

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

Robert 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, 2016
B.A., Concordia College, Moorhead; M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University, Ames

Alexander Everhart
Instructor of Economics, 2017
B.A., St. Olaf College

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

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

Vladimir Fleurimond
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, 2016
B.A., Florida Internation University; M.S., Michigan State University; Ph.D., Georgia State University

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

Dona Freeman
Artist in Residence in Theater, 1996
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.F.A., University of Minnesota

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

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

Anna Fulton
Instructor of Music, 2017
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Eastman School of Music

Eric Fure-Slocum
Associate Professor of History, 1999
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Duke University; M.A., San Francisco State University; Ph.D., University of Iowa

Oleksandr Gakh
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2018
M.S., Donetsk State University; Ph.D. Academy of the Sciences of the Czeck Republic

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

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

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

Michelle Gibbs
Assistant Professor of Theater, 2016
B.A., Western Michigan University; M.F.A., University of California

Rita Glazebrook
Professor Emerita of Nursing, 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)

Anne Gothmann
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies and Physics, 2017
B.A., Williams College; Ph.D., Princeton University

Michael Gottsegen
Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion, 2017
A.B., Ph.D., Columbia University

Kathryn Graham
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2006
B.A., College of Wooster; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Charles Gray
Professor of Music, 1986
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

William Grodzicki
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 2017
B.A., Pomona College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

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

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

Deborah Hadas
Instructor of Writing, 2017
B.A., Grinnell College; M.A.T., School for International Training

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

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

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

Robert 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

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

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

Kayla Hatting
Instructor in Exercise Science, Head Softball Coach, 2016
B.A., Luther College

Robert Hauck
Instructor in Exercise Science, Head Men’s and Women’s Swim Coach, 1998
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Mankato State University

Mai Hauger
Instructor of Norwegian, 2017
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.B.A., University of Minnesota

Tyler Hauger
Instructor of Political Science, 2018
B.A. St. Olaf College; M.Phil. University of Oslo

Emily Hazlett
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2017
B.A., Columbia University; M.S., Ph.D.,  Pennsylvania State University

Benjamin Heidgerken
Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion, 2016
B.A. St. Olaf College; M.Div. Princeton Theological Seminary; Ph.D. University of Dayton

Tammy Hensrud
Visiting Associate Professor of Music, 2017
B.M., M.A., University of North Dakota

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

Philip Hey
Instructor in Music, 2016
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 Hill
Instructor in Music, 2016
B.M., B.M.E., University of Wisconsin; M.M., University of Minnesota

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

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

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

Jennifer Holbein
Instructor in Exercise Science, 2016
B.S. University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire; M.S. University of Wisconsin – LaCrosse

Ketty Holt
Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing, 2017
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.A., Bethel University; Ph.D., Univeristy of Colorado

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

Susan Huehn
Assistant Professor in Nursing, 2012
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, 2017
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Ed., Harvard Graduate School of Education

Abdulai Iddrisu
Associate Professor of History, 2009
B.A., University of Cape Coast; 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 Jackson
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Studies, 1997
B.A., St. Olaf College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

David Jessup
Instructor of History, 2017
B.A. Rice University; M.A. University of Alaska

David Jewett
Adjunct Assistant Professor, 2017
B.A. St. Olaf College; Ph.D. University of Minnesota

Susan Johnson
Instructor of Nursing, 2017
B.A., University of Minnesota; A.S., Ridgewater College; M.S., College of St. Scholastica

Jordon Johnson
Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Work and Family Studies, 2017
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., California Institute of Integral Studies; M.S.W., New Mexico Highlands University; Ph.D., University of New Mexico

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

Patricia Johnston
Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion, 2017
B.A., Drake University; M.T.S., Nashotah House; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

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

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

Christopher Kachian
Adjunct Professor of Music, 2017
B.F.A., M.M., D.M.A., University of Minnesota

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

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

Mark Kelley
Instructor in Music, 2016
B.M.E., University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Rehanna Kheshgi
Assistant Professor of Music, 2017
B.A., Goshen College; M.Mus., University of London; Ph.D., University of Chicago

April Kim
Instructor of Music, 2017
B.M., St. Olaf College; M.M., Cleveland Institute of Music

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

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

Ben Kopec
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, 2017
B.S., Susquehanna University; Ph.D., Darmouth College

Kyle Korynta
Visiting Assistant Professor of Norwegian, 2015
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

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

Mary Kuehn
Associate Professor of Nursing, 1998
B.S.N., M.S.N. Winona State University; Ed.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 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 Lane-Getaz
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2008
B.A., Trenton State College; M.A. Hamline University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Amy Larsen
Assistant Professor of Physics, 2012
B.S., University of Arizona; M.S., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Diane LeBlanc
Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Director of the Writing Program, 2000
B.A., St. Michael’s College; M.A., University of  Wyoming; M.F.A., Hamline University

Norman Lee
Assistant Professor of Biology, 2017
B.S.; Ph. D., University of Toronto

Jerry Lee
Instructor of Economics, 2017
B.S. Minnesota State University – Mankato; M.B.A. University of Phoenix

Nancy Lee
Instructor in Education, 2016
B.A., Luther College

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

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

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

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

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

Philip Lundin
Head Coach of Men’s Track & Field/Cross Country, 2008
B.A., Augsburg College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

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

Jill Mahr
Instructor in Music, 2016
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
Visiting Assistant Professor of Romance Languages – Spanish, 2014
B.A., Universidad Argentina de la Empresa; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

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

Elodie Marlier
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2016
B.A., Macalester College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Karen 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 Martin
Instructor in Music, 2016
B.A., Whitworth College; M.M., University of Illinois

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

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

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

Matthew 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 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

Melanie Meinzer
Instructor of Political Science, 2017
B.A. St. Olaf College; M.A. University of Connecticut

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

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

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

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

Maria delCarmen Moreno-Diaz
Instructor of Romance Languages, 2017
B.A., Universidad de Filosofia y Letras, Cordoba (Spain); M.A., University of Cordoba (Spain)

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

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

Kevin Mummey
Visiting Assistant Professor of History, 2015
B.A., San Francisco State University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

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

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

Jeremy Nagamatsu
Assistant Professor of English, 2016
B.A., Grinnell College; M.F.A., Southern Illinois University

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

Leon Narvaez
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

Peter Nelson
Assistant Professor of Art and Art History, 2013
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.F.A., University of Washington, Seattle

Daniel Nelson
Visiting Associate Professor of Psychology, 2016
B.S. North Central University; M.A. St. Mary’s University; Ph.D. University of Minnesota

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

Elinor Niemisto
Instructor in Music, 2016
B.M., M.M., University of Michigan

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

Shahid Noor
Instructor of Computer Science, 2017
B.Sc., M.Sc., University of Rajshahi

Elizabeth Nord
Instructor in Music, 2016
B.A., Macalester College; M.A., University of Minnesota

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

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

Margaret 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 O’Leary
Professor of Norwegian, 1987
B.A., Concordia College-Moorhead; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Robert Ouren
Instructor of Education, 2016
B.S. Winona State University; M.A. University of Minnesota; Ph.D. University of Minnesota

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

Nancy Paddleford
Professor of Music, 1976
B.M., M.M., Indiana University; D.M.A., University of Minnesota

James Palmer
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music, 2017
B.M., M.A., McGill University; Ph.D., University of British Columbia

Jill Patterson
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Dance, 2017
B.F.A., M.F.A., University of Utah

Juliet Patterson
Visiting Assitant Professor of English, 2014
B.A., University of North Dakota; M.F.A., Vermont College

Seth Peabody
Visiting Assistant Professor of German, 2017
B.A., Northwestern University; Ph.D., Harvard University

Bruce Pell
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 2016
B.S. Oakland University; Ph.D. Arizona State University

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, 2016
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

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 Pfarr-Baker
Instructor in Education, 1999
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Ed., North Carolina State University at Raleigh

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

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

Jean Porterfield
Associate Professor of Biology, 2001
B.S., Duke University; Ph.D., University of Illinois

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

Kevin Potts
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, 2016
B.A. University of Minnesota; M.Phil. Yale University; Ph.D. Yale University

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

Joanne Quimby
Assistant Professor of Asian Studies, 2016
B.A., University of Massachusetts; M.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., Indiana University

Mitchell Radtke
Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science, 2017
B.A., University of St. Thomas; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

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

Catherine Ramirez
Artist in Residence in 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 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

Randolph Reyes
Artist in Residence in Theater, 2016
B.F.A. University of Utah

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

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

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

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

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

Anthony 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

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

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

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

Margarita Safariants
Assistant Professor of Russian, 2017
B.A., University of Washington; M.Phil., Yale University; Ph.D., Yale 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

Megan Sarno
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music, 2017
B.A., Dickinson College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

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

John 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
Assistant Professor of Sociology/Anthropology, 2015
B.A., Kenyon College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Jamie 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, 2016
B.M., St. Olaf College

Douglas Scholz-Carlson
Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater, 2016
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.F.A., University of Washington

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

Kaethe Schwehn
Assistant Professor of English, 2012
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.F.A., University of Montana; M.F.A., Iowa Writers’ Workshop

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

Dana Scopatz
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Religion, 2014
A.A., Inver Hills Community College; B.L.S., Iowa State University; M.Div., United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities; Ph.D., Luther Theological Seminary

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

Ryan 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

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

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

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

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

William Solomon
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2015
B.S., Ph.D., 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

Mark Stover
Instructor in Music, 2016
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.S.M., Luther Seminary

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

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

Mark Sundby
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2016
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Div., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

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

Sarah Swan McDonald
Instructor in Education, 2017
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Ed., St. Mary’s University, Winona, MN

Kathryn Swanson
Visiting Associate Professor of Philosophy, 2016
B.A., University of Minnesota, Duluth; M.A., University of Minnesota; J.D., University of North Dakota School of Law

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

Judith Tegtmeyer
Instructor in Exercise Science, Director of Campus Recreation, 1994
B.A., Denison University; M.S., Indiana University

Katherine 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

Kristina Thalhammer
Professor of Political Science, 1994
B.A., College of St. Catherine; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

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

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

Christopher Tradowsky
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 Trull
Professor of English, 2003
B.A., Swarthmore College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

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

Carlo 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

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

David Walmsley
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 2017
B.A., Saint John’s University; M.S., Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

Anne Walter
Professor of Biology, 1994
A.B., Grinnell College; M.S., University of British Columbia, Vancouver; Ph.D., Duke University

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

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

Sean Ward
Visiting Assistant Professor of English, 2016
B.A. University of Montana, Davidson; M.A. University of Toronto; Ph.D. Duke University

Jill Watson
Assistant Professor of Education, 2016
B.A., University of South Dakota; M.A., Middlebury College; Ph.D., 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

Kimberly Weldon
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2018
B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Macquire University

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

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

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

Arneshia Williams
Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance, 2017
B.F.A., Howard University; M.F.A., University of Colorado Boulder

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

Howard Wilson
Visiting Assistant Professor of Education, 2015
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., United Theological Seminary; Ed.D., University of St. Thomas

Charles Wilson
Professor of Religion, 1978
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Div., Harvard Divinity School; Ph.D., University of Chicago

Karen Wilson
Professor of Theater and Patrick J. Quade Endowed Chair in Theater, 1981
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Herbert Winslow
Instructor in Music, 2016
B.M., Curtis Institute

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

Ka Wong
Associate Professor of Asian Studies, 2012
B.A., Baruch College; M.A., Chulalongkorn Univeristy; 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

Olivia Yoshioka-Maxwell
Visiting Assitant Professor of Romance Languages, 2017
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California – Berkeley

Ying Zhou
Assistant Professor of Asian Studies, 2014
B.A., Beijing Language and Culture University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

Larry Zimmerman
Instructor in Music, 2016
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.M., Boston University

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