Current Faculty

Prabal Adhikari
Assistant Professor of Physics, 2014-15 – 2018-19, 2020-21 –
B.A., Grinnell College; Ph.D., University of Maryland – Colllege Park

Alden Adolph
Assistant Professor of Physics, 2017-18 –
B.A., B.E., Ph.D., Dartmouth College

Catalina Ahumada Escobar 
Visiting Instructor in Romance Language – Spanish, 2022-23 –
B.A., M.A., Universidad del Valle; M.A., University of Minnesota

Mahsa Akbari
Assistant Professor of Economics, 2021-22 –
B.A., University of Tabriz; M.A., University of Tehran; M.A., Ph.D., Simon Fraser University

Hiroe Akimoto
Instructor in Asian Studies, 2009-10 –
B.A., Gakushuin University; M.A., University of Minnesota

Ibtesam Al Atiyat
Associate Professor of Sociology/Anthropology, 2009-10 –
B.A., University of Jordan; M.A., University of Jordan; Ph.D., Freie Universität-Berlin

Elisabeth Alderks
Visiting Assistant Professor of English, 2015-16 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Sidonia Alenuma
Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology/Anthropology, 2021-22 –
B.A., University of Ghana; M.A., Saint Mary’s University – Halifax; Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Elaigwu Ameh
Assistant Professor of Theater, 2021-22 –
B.A., University of Zimbabwe; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

Kathryn Ananda-Owens
Professor of Music, 1997-98 –
B.M., B.A., Oberlin Conservatory; M.M., D.M.A., Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University

Francesca Anderegg
Associate Professor of Music, 2012-13 –
B.A., Harvard University; M.M., D.M.A., The Juilliard School

Joshua Anderson
Assistant Professor of Political Science, 2011-12 –
B.A., Carleton College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Matthew Anderson
Visiting Assistant Professor of German, 2021-22 –
B.A., Pacific Lutheran University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Scott Anderson
Associate Professor of Music, 2012-13 –
B.M., Eastman School of Music; M.M., Northwestern University

Diane Angell
Associate Professor of Practice in Biology, 1998-99 –
B.A., Macalester College; Ph.D., Brown University

Anton Armstrong
Harry R. and Thora H. Tosdal Professor of Music, 1990-91 –
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, 2005-06 –
B.M., University of Texas at Austin; M.M., University of Michigan; D.M.A., Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University

Kadie Ausherbauer
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2022-23 –
B.S., Abilene Christian University; M.S., University of Nebraska – Lincoln; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Curtis Balz
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2022-23 –
B.S., Penn State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Marcus Bansah
Assistant Professor of Economics, 2020-21 –
B.A., M.Phil., University of Ghana; M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Jolene Barjasteh
Professor of Romance Languages – French, 1984-85 –
B.A., M.A., Illinois State University; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Gwendolyn Barnes-Karol
Professor of Romance Languages – Spanish, 1988-89 –
B.A., Central College; M.A., Middlebury College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Anthony Bateza
Associate Professor of Religion, 2015-16 –
B.S., Iowa State University; M.Div., Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago; Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary

Kelsey Baumann
Visiting Instructor in Economics, 2022-23 –
B.S., M.A., University of Minnesota

Anthony Becker
Professor of Economics, 1987-88 –
B.A., University of Maryland; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University

Eric Becklin
Visiting Instructor in Asian Studies, 2016-17 -2017-18, 2021-22 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A. University of British Columbia

Jo Beld
Vice President for Mission and Professor of Political Science, 1984-85 –
B.A., Bethel College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

Rolf Belgum
Adjunct Assistant Professor of English, 2021-22 –
B.A., University of Minnesota; M.F.A., University of California – San Diego

Dione Belling
Adjunct Instructor in Music, 2004-05 – 2008-09, 2022-23 –
B.S., M.M., Minnesota State University – Mankato

Dennis Bengston
Adjunct Instructor in Kinesiology, 2013-14 – 2016-17, 2018-19 – 2019-20, 2022-23 –
B.A., Augsburg College

Annette Benson
Adjunct Instructor in Nursing, 2022-23
B.S.N., Metropolitan State University; M.S., Winona State University

Jessica Benson
Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2018-19 –
B.A., University of California – Davis; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University

Adam Berliner
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2009-10 –
B.A., Carleton College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison

Anne Berry
Adjunct Instructor in Writing; Multilingual Student Support Specialist, 2011-12 –
B.A., M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; M.S., Georgetown University

Douglas Beussman
Professor of Chemistry, 2003-04 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; Ph.D., Michigan State University

Hui Bi
Assistant Professor of Asian Studies, 2013-14 –
B.A., Yantai University; M.A., Central-South University; M.A., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Seth Binder
Associate Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies, 2013-14 –
B.S.F.S., Georgetown University; M.Sc., London School of Economics and Political Science; Ph.D., Yale University

James Bobb
Associate Professor of Music; Elliot M. and Klara Stockdal Johnson Chair in Organ and Church Music, 2012-13 –
B.M., Capital University; M.M., Eastman School of Music

Laura Boehm Vock
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2013-14 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Stat., Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Lesley Bonfe
Visiting Instructor in Nursing, 2021-22 –
B.S.N., North Dakota State University; M.S.N., St. Catherine University

Cynthia Book
Associate Professor of Kinesiology, 1991-92 –
B.S., Springfield College; M.Ed., University of New Hampshire; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Brian Borovsky
Professor of Physics, 1998-99-
B.A., St. Olaf College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Kelsey Bosch
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art and Art History, 2020-21, 2022-23 –
B.F.A., University of Minnesota; M.F.A., Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Christi Bostwick
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2017-18, 2019-20 – 2020-21, 2022-23 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas

Lisa Bowers
Associate Professor of Biology, 2012-13 –
B.S., University of Wisconsin – Green Bay; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison

Rachel Brandwein
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music, 2019-20 –
B.M., University of Michigan; M.M., The Juilliard School; D.M.A., Stony Brook University

Anne Breckbill
Adjunct Instructor in Education, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, 2016-17 –
B.A., Goshen College; M.S.W., University of St. Thomas/St. Catherine University

Anna Brezny
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2022-23 –
B.A., Carleton College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison

Maggie Broner
Professor of Romance Languages – Spanish, 1997-98 –
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Richard Brown
Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 1990-91 –
B.A., Washington State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Nicolette Bucciaglia
Assistant Professor of English, 2016-17 –
B.A., Ithaca College; M.F.A., Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Michael Buck
Adjunct Associate Professor of Music, 2022-23 –
B.M.E., St. Olaf College; M.M.E., VanderCook College; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Sarah Burk
Adjunct Instructor in Music, 2014-15 –
B.M., University of Minnesota – Duluth; M.L.S., University of Minnesota

Sarah Busch
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Social Work, 2018-19, 2020-21, 2022-23 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.S.W., University of Michigan

Timothy Buzza
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Education, 2020-21 –
B.A., M.A., Hamline University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Heather Campbell
Associate Professor of Education, 1995-96 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Ed., University of St. Thomas; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Robert Campbell
Adjunct Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, 2022-23 –
A.B., Harvard College; M.A., Augustana College; Ph.D., University of Kansas

Mary Carlsen
Oscar and Gertrude Boe Overby Distinguished Professor of Social Work and Family Studies, 1989-90 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.S.W., University of Washington

Emily Carroll
Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing, 2020-21 –
B.A., McGill University; B.S., Johns Hopkins University; M.S.N., Minnesota State University – Mankato; D.N.P, University of Minnesota

David Carter
Professor of Music, 1988-89 –
B.F.A., University of Minnesota; M.M., Indiana University; D.M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Douglas Casson
Professor of Political Science, 2005-06 –
B.A., Colorado College; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University

David Castro
Associate Professor of Music, 2008-09 –
B.M., Pacific Union College; M.M., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of Oregon

Chris Chapp
Associate Professor of Political Science; Morrison Family Director of the Institute for Freedom and Community, 2008-09 –
B.A., University of Wisconsin – Madison; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Karen Cherewatuk
Marie M. Meyer Distinguished Professor of English, 1986-87 –
B.A., State University of New York at Albany; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

Christopher Chiappari
Associate Professor of Sociology/Anthropology, 1999-00 –
B.S., Santa Clara University; M.S., University of California – Davis; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Grace Cho
Professor of Psychology, 2008-09 –
B.A., University of California – Santa Cruz; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Vivian Choi
Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, 2016-17 –
B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California – Davis

D’Angelo Christian
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and Art History, 2021-22 –
B.F.A., California Institute of the Arts; M.F.A., Yale School of Art

Sian Christie
Entrepreneur in Residence, 2004-05 –
Diploma in Management, Otago Polytechnic; M.B.A., Massey University

Menevis Cilizoglu
Assistant Professor of Political Science, 2018-19 –
B.A., Sabanci University; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Kurt Claussen
Adjunct Instructor in Music, 2006-07 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.M., University of Minnesota

Anna Clift
Adjunct Instructor in Music, 1995-96 –
B.M., Indiana University; M.M., Stony Brook University

Sara Clifton
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 2019-20 –
B.S., Colorado School of Mines; Ph.D., Northwestern University

Eric Cole
Professor of Biology, 1992-93 –
B.A., Reed College; M.S., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of Iowa

Steven Cole
Visiting Instructor in Biology, 2013-14- 2014-15, 2020-21 –
B.A., Westmar College; M.N.S., M.A., University of South Dakota

Timothy Collins
Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science, 2013-14, 2016-17 – 2017-18, 2022-23 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Andrea Conger
Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, 2016-17 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., University of Limerick, M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University

Jenna Coughlin
Assistant Professor of Norwegian, 2018-19 –
B.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of California – Berkeley

Kevin Crisp
Professor of Biology, 2005-06 –
B.A., Haverford College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Kris Cropsey
Instructor in Romance Languages – Spanish, 2001-02 –
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.A., University of Minnesota

Emmanuel Cudjoe
Instructor in Dance, 2022-23 –
B.F.A., M.A., University of Ghana; M.A., Norwegian University of Science and Technology, University of Clermont Auvergne, University of Szeged, University of Roehampton

Arthur Cunningham
Associate Professor of Philosophy, 2008-09 –
B.A., B.S., University of Notre Dame; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Marc David
Associate Professor of  Practice in Sociology/Anthropology, 2013-14 –
B.A., St. Joseph Seminary College; M.A., Université Laval; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Jaime Davila
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2020-21 –
B.S., M.S., Universidad de los Andes; Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Evan Davis
Adjunct Instructor in Environmental Studies, 2022-23 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.P.P., University of Minnesota

Mathieu de Langis
Adjunct Instructor in Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2022-23 –
B.A., Pomona College; M.S., University of Minnesota

Brett DeFries
Assistant Professor of English, 2017-18 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.F.A., University of Montana; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Jay Demas
Associate Professor of Physics and Biology, 2009-10 –
B.A., Columbia University; B.S., University of Maryland; Ph.D., Washington University

Shelly Dickinson
Associate Professor of Psychology, 2003-04 –
B.S., University of South Dakota; M.S, Ph.D., Oregon Health & Science University

Jill Dietz
Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 1996-97 –
B.A., Brandeis University; M.S., Ph.D., Northwestern University

Kari Lie Dorer
Professor of Norwegian and Race, Ethnic, Gender and Sexuality Studies; King Olav V Chair in Scandinavian-American Studies, 2001-02 –
B.A., Concordia College; M.A., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Bridget Draxler
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Writing, Writing and Speaking Specialist, 2016-17 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., The University of York; Ph.D., University of Iowa

Jordan Dull
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics, 2022-23 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

Averill Earls
Assistant Professor of History, 2022-23 –
B.A., M.A., University of Vermont; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo

Todd Edwards
Assistant Professor of Theater, 2006-07 –
B.A., Jacksonville State University; M.F.A., University of Southern Mississippi

Kris Ehresmann
Adjunct Instructor in Nursing, 2022-23 –
B.S.N., St. Olaf College; M.P.H., University of Minnesota

Ryan Eichberger
Visiting Assistant Professor of English, 2019-20 –
B.A., M.A., Northern Illinois University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Sophie Eisner
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and Art History, 2021-22 –
B.A., Carleton College; M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art

Julie Elhard
Adjunct Instructor in Music, 2000-01 –
B.A., Concordia College

Jerome Elsbernd
Visiting Instructor in Music, 2022-23 –
B.S., M.Ed., North Dakota State University

Jason Engbrecht
Associate Provost; Professor of Physics, 2002-03 –
B.S., Trinity University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

Tracey Engleman
Associate Professor of Music, 2001-02 –
B.M., St. Olaf College; M.M., D.M.A., University of Minnesota

Louis Epstein
Associate Professor of Music, 2014-15 –
A.B., Princeton University; Ph.D., Harvard University

Anna Erickson
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2015-16 – 2018-19, 2020-21 –
B.A., Concordia College, Moorhead; M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University

Brice Erickson
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2021-22 –
B.A., Concordia College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Washington

Daniel Farnham
Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy, 2021-22 –
B.A., Swarthmore College; A.M., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona

Brenda Farrell
Visiting Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2022-23 –
BSc, University of Glasgow; MSc, University of Guelph; Ph.D., Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine

Alison Feldt
Professor of Music, 1989-90 –
B.A., Luther College; M.A., University of Iowa; D.M.A., University of Minnesota

Michael Fitzgerald
Professor of History, 1986-87 –
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California – Los Angeles

Angelo Flowers
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Social Work and Family Studies, 2021-22 –
B.A., Michigan State University; M.S.W., Grand Valley State University

Daniel Forstner
Instructor in Education, 2002-03 – 2007-08, 2022-23 –
B.A., St. John’s University; M.S., Bank Street College of Education

Steven Freedberg
Professor of Biology, 2006-07 –
B.A., University of Florida; Ph.D., Indiana University Bloomington

Penelope Freeh
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Dance, 2021-22 –
M.F.A., Hollins University

Daniel Fretland
Adjunct Instructor in Music, 2019-20 –
B.A., University of Minnesota; M.A., Ed.S., University of St. Thomas

Sara Fruehling
Associate Professor of Practice in Biology, 2005-06 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; Ph.D., Northwestern University

Michael Fuerstein
Associate Professor of Philosophy, 2010-11 –
B.M., New England Conservatory of Music; B.A., Tufts University; Ph.D., Columbia University

Eric Fure-Slocum
Adjunct Associate Professor of History, 1997-98 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Duke University; M.A., San Francisco State University; Ph.D., University of Iowa

Leigh Ann Garner
Assistant Professor of Music, 2020-21 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ed.D., University of St. Thomas

Tina Garrett
Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science; Grace A. Whittier Endowed Chair in Science, 2005-06 –
S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Peter Gittins
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2009-10 –
MChem Hons, Lancaster University; Ph.D., University of Sheffield

Richard Goedde
Associate Professor of Economics; Husby-Johnson Endowed Chair of Business and Economics, 1988-89 –
B.B.A., M.B.A., University of Wisconsin – Madison

Mary Gossett
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Social Work and Family Studies, 2022-23 –
B.M., Stetson University; M.S.W., University of Minnesota

Anne Gothmann
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies and Physics, 2017-18 –
B.A., Williams College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

Kurt Gough
Adjunct Instructor in Art and Art History, 2015-16, 2017-18 – 2018-19, 2020-21, 2022-23 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Arch., University of Minnesota

Charles Gray
Professor of Music, 1983-84 –
B.M., Wheaton College; M.M., University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

Dana Gross
Professor of Psychology; Paul and Mildred Hardy Distinguished Professor of Science, 1988-89 –
B.A., Smith College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Jacob Grossman
Assistant Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies, 2022-23 –
B.A., Oberlin College; M.F.R., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Thea Groth
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music, 2018-19 –
B.M., University of Hartford; M.M., Manhattan School of Music; D.M.A., University of Hartford

Anne Groton
Professor of Classics, 1981-82 –
A.B., Wellesley College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Karla Grotting
Adjunct Instructor in Dance, 2014-15 –
B.A., B.F.A., University of Minnesota

John Gruidl
Adjunct Professor of Economics, 2022-23 –
B.A., Macalester College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison

Roy Guzmán
Visiting Instructor in English, 2022-23 –
B.A., University of Chicago; M.A., Dartmouth College; M.F.A., University of Minnesota

Deborah Hadas
Adjunct Instructor in Education, 2017-18, 2022-23 –
B.A., Grinnell College; M.A.T., School for International Training

Steven Hahn
Professor of History, 2000-01 –
B.A., University of Michigan – Ann Arbor; M.A., University of Georgia; Ph.D., Emory University

Olaf Hall-Holt
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2004-05 –
B.A., Swarthmore College; M.S., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., Stanford University

Alexander Hanhart
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2022-23 –
B.S., University of Maryland; M.S., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Peter Hansen
Visiting Instructor in Theater, 2018-19 –
B.A., St. Olaf College

Bruce Hanson
Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 1982-83 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison

James Hanson
Associate Professor of Religion, 1992-93 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Div., Luther Northwestern Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary

Marit Hanson
Visiting Assistant Professor of Romance Languages – Spanish, 2018-19 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Robert Hanson
Professor of Chemistry, 1986-87 –
B.S., California Institute of Technology, M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

Colin Harris
Tomson Family Assistant Professor of Law and Economics, 2018-19 –
B.S., Florida State University; M.A., Ph.D., George Mason University

Kayla Hatting
Adjunct Instructor in Kinesiology; Head Softball Coach, 2016-17 -B.A., Luther College

Karna Hauck
Adjunct Instructor in Education, 2000-01 – 2007-08, 2009-10, 2011-12 – 2013-14, 2015-16 – 2016-17, 2018-19 – 2020-21, 2022-23 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Rhode Island School of Design

Robert Hauck
Instructor in Kinesiology; Head Men’s and Women’s Swim Coach, 1988-89 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Mankato State University

Jessica Haugsland
Visiting Instructor in Romance Languages, 2010-11 – 2011-12, 2022-23 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., University of Costa Rica

Eric Hazlett
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics, 2019-20 –
B.S., Colorado State University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Theresa Heath
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Education; Associate Director of International & Off-Campus Studies, 2019-20, 2022-23 –
B.A., University of St. Thomas; M.A., School for International Training Graduate Institute; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Kyle Helms
Assistant Professor of Classics, 2018-19 –
B.A., University of Florida; M.A., University of Iowa; M.A., Ph.D., University of Cincinnati

Philip Hey
Adjunct Instructor in Music, 2007-08 –

Therees Hibbard
Associate Professor of Practice in Music, 2015-16 –
B.M., Longwood College; M.M., Colorado State University; D.M.A., University of Oregon

Amy Hill Cosimini
Visiting Assistant Professor of Romance Languages – Spanish, 2019-20 –
B.A., Macalester College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Martin Hodel
Professor of Music, 1997-98 –
B.A., Goshen College; M.M., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; D.M.A., Eastman School of Music

Ashley Hodgson
Frank Gery Associate Professor of Economics, 2011-12 –
B.A., Washington and Lee University; Ph.D., University of California – Berkeley

Daniel Hofrenning
Professor of Political Science; Martin E. Marty Chair in Religion and the Academy, 1988-89 –
B.A., Concordia College – Moorhead; M.Div., Luther Seminary; M.A., Duke University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Jennifer Holbein
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, 2016-17 –
B.S., University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire; M.S., University of Wisconsin – LaCrosse; Ph.D., Concordia University

Timothy Howe
Professor of History, 2003-04 –
B.A., California State University – Chico; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Susan Huehn
Associate Professor of Practice in Nursing, 2005-06 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.S., Walden University; Ph.D., Capella University

Charles Huff
Professor of Psychology, 1988-89 –
B.S., Georgia Southern College; M.A., College of William & Mary; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

Karla Hult
Adjunct Instructor in Theater, 2019-20, 2021-22 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Columbia University

Courtney Humm
Instructor in Education, 2014-15 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Ed., Harvard University

Abdulai Iddrisu
Associate Professor of History, 2009-10 –
B.A., M.Phil., University of Cape Coast; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Eri Isomura
Adjunct Instructor in Music, 2019-20 –
B.M., St. Olaf College; M.M., Boston Conservatory

Rika Ito
Professor of Asian Studies, 2001-02 –
B.A., Hokusei Gakuen University; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University

Paul Jackson
Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Studies, 1997-98 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Mariah Jacobsen
Adjunct Instructor in Economics, 2022-23 –
B.A., University of Minnesota; J.D., William Mitchell College of Law

Mathew Janczewski
Adjunct Instructor in Dance, 2018-19, 2022-23 –
B.F.A., University of Minnesota

Elizabeth Jensen
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2018-19 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

David Jewett
Visiting Professor of Psychology, 2016-17 –
B.A. St. Olaf College; Ph.D. University of Minnesota

Dezhi Jiang
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, 2022-23 –
B.A., B.S., Eastern Illinois University; M.A., Ph.D., Northern Illinois University

Zhenhu Jin
Adjunct Professor of Economics, 2022-23 –
B.A., Shanghai Teachers’ University; M.A., M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Houston

Brianna Johnson
Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance, 2022-23 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.F.A., The Ohio State University

Ralph Johnson
Adjunct Instructor in Music, 2022-23 –
Adjunct Instructor in Music

Susan Johnson
Visiting Instructor in Nursing, 2017-18 –
B.A., University of Minnesota; B.S., College of St. Scholastica; M.S., Western Governors University

Cassandra Joiner
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2020-21 –
B.S., Madonna University; Ph.D., University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

Kiara Jorgenson
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies and Religion, 2014-15 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Div., Denver Seminary; Ph.D., Luther Seminary

Peder Jothen
Associate Professor of Practice in Religion, 2005-06 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Div., Ph.D., University of Chicago Divinity School

Rebecca Judge
Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies, 1987-88 –
B.A., Smith College; M.S., University of Minnesota – Duluth; Ph.D., Duke University

Kimberly Kandl
Professor of Biology, 2000-01 –
B.A., Grinnell College; Ph.D., Purdue University

Erica Kanewischer
Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Work and Family Studies, 2014-15 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.S., Seattle Pacific University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Meagan Kenney
Adjunct Instructor in Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2022-23 –
B.A., Bard College; M.S., University of Minnesota

Rehanna Kheshgi
Assistant Professor of Music, 2018-19 –
B.A., Goshen College; M.Mus., University of London; Ph.D., University of Chicago

Sean Killackey
Visiting Assistant Professor of Romance Languages – French, 2019-20 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., University of Wisconsin – Madison; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

April Kim
Assistant Professor of Music, 2017-18 –
B.M., St. Olaf College; M.M., Cleveland Institute of Music; D.M.A., University of Missouri – Kansas City

Rebecca Klaver
Visiting Assistant Professor of English, 2022-23 –
B.A., University of Southern California; M.F.A., Columbia College Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University

Heather Klopchin
Professor of Dance, 1999-00 –
B.S., State University of New York – Geneseo; M.F.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Michael Knudson
Visiting Instructor in Norwegian, 2022-23 –
B.A., Brigham Young University; M.Litt., University of Aberdeen

Nathan Knutson
Adjunct Instructor in Art and Art History, 2015-16, 2022-23 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M. Arch., University of Minnesota

Sravya Kondrakunta
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2021-22 –
M.S., Ph.D., Wright State University

Daniel Kosmoski
Adjunct Instructor in Kinesiology; Head Men’s Basketball Coach, 1994-95 –
B.S., M.Ed., University of Minnesota

Dale Kruse
Associate Professor of Practice in Music, 2013-14 –
B.A., Luther College; M.M., Drake University; D.M.A., University of Minnesota

Rachel Kubat
Visiting Instructor in Nursing, 2021-22 –
B.S.N., Metropolitan State University, 2012; M.S.N., Minnesota State University Moorhead

Karil Kucera
Professor of Art and Art History and Asian Studies, 2002-03 –
B.A., University of Wisconsin – Madison; M.A., University of Oregon; Ph.D., University of Kansas

Mary Beth Kuehn
Associate Professor of Nursing, 1998-99 –
B.S.N., M.S.N. Winona State University; Ed.D., St. Mary’s University of Minnesota

Christopher Kuna
Adjunct Instructor in Kinesiology; Head Men’s Tennis Coach; Assistant Women’s Tennis Coach, 2022-23 –
B.B.A., University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire

Anna Kuxhausen
Associate Professor of History and Russian Language and Area Studies, 2005-06 –
B.A., University of Wisconsin – Madison, M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

Jennifer Kwon Dobbs
Professor of English and Race, Ethnic, Gender and Sexuality Studies, 2008-09 –
B.A., Oklahoma State University; M.F.A., University of Pittsburgh; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California

Sharon Lane-Getaz
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science and Education, 2006-07 –
B.A., Trenton State College; M.A., Hamline University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Amy Larsen
Associate Professor of Practice in Physics, 1996-97 –
B.S., University of Arizona; M.S., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Diane LeBlanc
Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Director of the Writing Program, 2000-01 –
B.A., St. Michael’s College; M.A., University of  Wyoming; M.F.A., Hamline University

Norman Lee
Assistant Professor of Biology, 2017-18 –
B.S., Ph.D., University of Toronto

Elizabeth Leer
Professor of Education, 2001-02 –
B.A., Concordia College – Moorhead; M.A, Northern Illinois University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Courtney Leonard
Assistant Professor of Art and Art History, 2020-21 –
B.F.A., New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University; M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design

Erin Liebhard
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Dance, 2022-23 –
B.F.A, University of Minnesota; M.F.A., University of Colorado Boulder

Laura Listenberger
Associate Professor of Biology and Chemistry, 2009-10 –
B.S., Hope College; Ph.D., Washington University

Jeremy Loebach
Associate Professor of Psychology, 2009-10 –
B.S., Arizona State University; A.M., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Anthony Lott
Associate Professor of Political Science and Environmental Studies, 2003-04 –
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.A., Portland State University; Ph.D., University of Denver

Allison Luedtke
Assistant Professor of Economics, 2020-21 –
B.A., The College of William and Mary; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

Cynthia Lundgren
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Education, 2022-23 –
B.S., University of Minnesota; M.A., University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Dana Maeda
Instructor in Music, 2005-06 –
B.M., St. Olaf College; M.A., St. Mary’s University of Minnesota

Jill Mahr
Adjunct Instructor in Music, 1995-96 –
B.M.E., B.M., University of Minnesota; M.M., Northwestern University

Timothy Mahr
Professor of Music; Robert Scholz Endowed Chair in Music, 1994-95 –
B.M., B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., D.M.A., University of Iowa

Erik Mainellis
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2022-23 –
B.S., Loyola University Chicago; Ph.D., NC State University

Chloe Mais Hagen
Adjunct Instructor in Romance Languages – French, 2020-21 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., University of Minnesota

Kimberly Mandery
Adjunct Instructor in Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2022-23 –
B.S., M.S., University of Minnesota – Duluth

Elodie Marlier
Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2011-12 –
B.A., Macalester College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Karen Marsalek
Associate Professor of English, 1999-00 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Phil., Oxford University; Ph.D., University of Toronto

Jason Marsh
Associate Professor of Philosophy, 2012-13 –
B.A., B.Ed., University of New Brunswick; M.A., Ph.D., University of Western Ontario

Ryota Matsuura
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2010-11 –
S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.A.T.,  Ph.D., Boston University

Joseph Mbele
Professor of English, 1991-92 –
B.A., M.A., University of Dar es Salaam; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison

Jenna McBride-Harris
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music, 2018-19 –
B.M., St. Olaf College; M.M., University of Cincinnati; D.M.A., The Ohio State University

James McClung
Adjunct Associate Professor of Music, 2020-21 –
B.S., M.M., University of Cincinnati; D.M.A., Rice University

Matt McDonald
Adjunct Instructor in Kinesiology; Head Baseball Coach, 1990-91 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.P.E., University of Minnesota

Steven McKelvey
Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 1985-86 –
B.A., Grinnell College; Sc.M., Ph.D., Brown University

Laura McKibbin
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Social Work and Family Studies, 2009-10 – 2013-14, 2022-23 –
B.A., Iowa State University; M.S.W., St. Louis University

Donna McMillan
Professor of Psychology, 1994-95 –
B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University

Kristina Medina-Vilariño
Associate Professor of Romance Languages – Spanish, 2012-13 –
B.A., Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico; M.A., University of Florida; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Melissa Mendez
Field Coordinator in Residence, 2018-19 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.S.W., Washington University

Paula Mercurio
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2022-23 –
B.A., University of Minnesota – Morris; Ph.D., Michigan State University

Justin Merritt
Professor of Music, 2004-05 –
B.A., Trinity University; M.M., D.M.A., Indiana University Bloomington

Benjamin Messerly
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Physics, 2022-23 –
B.A., Bowdoin College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Johnathan Moeller
Adjunct Instructor in Music, 2020-21 –
B.M., McNally Smith College of Music; M.M., Minnesota State University – Mankato

Emily Mohl
Associate Professor of Biology and Education, 2013-14 –
B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., Washington University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Linda Mokdad
Associate Professor of English, 2014-15 –
B.A., University of Michigan – Ann Arbor; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Stephanie Montgomery
Assistant Professor of History and Asian Studies, 2018-19 –
B.A., University of Nevada; M.A., Ph.D., University of California – Santa Cruz

Gary Muir
Associate Professor of Psychology, 2004-05 –
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Otago

Danny Muñoz-Hutchinson
Professor of Philosophy, 2010-11 –
B.A., St. Mary’s College of California; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Greg Muth
Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2002-03 –
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; Ph.D., University of Montana

Sequoia Nagamatsu
Associate Professor of English, 2016-17 –
B.A., Grinnell College; M.F.A., Southern Illinois University

Christopher Nagel
Visiting Instructor in Philosophy, 2021-22 –
B.A., Concordia College; M.A., University of Houston

Jonathan Naito
Associate Professor of English, 2010-11 –
B.A., Reed College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California – Los Angeles

León Narváez
Professor of Romance Languages – Spanish, 1970-71 –
B.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Daniel Nelson
Associate Professor of Psychology, 2016-17 –
B.S., North Central University; M.A., St. Mary’s University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Peter Nelson
Associate Professor of Art and Art History, 2016-17 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.F.A., University of Washington

Scott Nesbit
Instructor in Kinesiology; Head  Women’s Tennis Coach, 1989-90 –
B.A., University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire; M.S., University of Illinois – Chicago

Matthew Neuger
Visiting Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, 2021-22 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; D.P.T., Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

Moïse Nken
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, 2022-23 –
B.S., M.S., University of Sherbrooke; Ph.D., Ryerson University

Björn Nordfjörd
Associate Professor of English, 2014-15 –
B.A., M.A., University of Iceland; Ph.D., University of Iowa

Jonathan O’Conner
Associate Professor of Romance Languages – Spanish, 2011-12 –
B.A., University of South Carolina; M.A., Winthrop University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Benjamin Olsen
Adjunct Instructor in Art and Art History, 2022-23 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Arch., Yale School of Architecture

Christopher Olson
Adjunct Instructor in Music, 2022-23 –
B.M., University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point; M.M., University of North Texas

Chung Park
Associate Professor of Music, 2022-23 –
B.M., Peabody Conservatory; M.M., University of Illinois; M.M., Western Michigan University; D.M.A., University of Miami

Maxwell Parlin
Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian Language and Area Studies, 2022-23 –
B.A., Duke University; M.A., Ph.D, Princeton University

SooJin Pate
Visiting Assistant Professor of English, 2013-14, 2020-21 –
B.A., Bethel College; M.A., Howard University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Juliet Patterson
Associate Professor of Practice in English, 2013-14 –
B.A., University of North Dakota; M.F.A., Vermont College

Anna Pearce
Visiting Instructor in Russian Language and Area Studies, 2018-19 –
B.A., M.A., Pushkin Leningrad State University

Kristen Perron
Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Work and Family Studies, 2015-16, 2020-21 –
B.A., University of St. Thomas; M.S.W., M.B.A., Augsburg College

Jeffrey Peterson
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Dance, 2007-08, 2021-22 –
B.F.A., University of Minnesota; M.F.A., New York University

Sean Peterson
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, 2022-23 –
B.A., Macalester College; M.S., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., University of California – Berkeley

Jessica Petok
Associate Professor of Psychology, 2014-15 –
B.A., Skidmore College; M.A., Ph.D., Georgetown University

Beth Pettitt
Assistant Professor of Biology, 2015-16 –
B.A., College of St. Benedict; M.S., University of Central Florida; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Sara Pillatzki-Warzeha
Visiting Instructor in Theater, 2020-21 –
B.A., Northern State University; M.F.A., Minnesota State University – Mankato

Sergio Pinto-Handler
Visiting Assistant Professor of History, 2020-21 –
B.A., M.I.D., University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D., Stony Brook University

Vernon Pollard
Visiting Instructor in Economics, 2018-19 –
B.S., University of Illinois; M.B.A., University of Southern California

Jean Porterfield
Associate Professor of Biology, 2001-02 –
B.S., Duke University; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Nathaniel Powell
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2022-23 –
B.A., Amherst College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Sarah Pradt
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music, 2021-22 –
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

Christopher Primiano
Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science, 2022-23 –
B.A., M.A., M.S., Ph.D., Rutgers University

Joanne Quimby
Associate Professor of Asian Studies, 2016-17 –
B.A., University of Massachusetts; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University

Timothy Rainey
Assistant Professor of Religion, 2020-21 –
B.A., Morehouse College; M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Emory University

Catherine Ramirez
Artist in Residence in Music, 2010-11 –
B.A., Occidental College; M.A., Queens College; M.M., Yale University; D.M.A., Rice University

Amanda Randall
Associate Professor of German, 2015-16 –
B.A., DePaul University; M.A., Rice University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Steve Reece
Professor of Classics, 1994-95 –
B.A., M.A., University of Hawai’i; Ph.D., University of California – Los Angeles

Nidia Mariana Reyes Payán
Assistant Professor of Romance Languages – Spanish, 2022-23 –
B.A., Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua; M.A., University of Texas at El Paso; Ph.D., University of Maryland

Brandt Richardson
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, 2012-13 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Matthew Richey
Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 1986-87 –
B.A., Kenyon College; M.A., Ph.D., Dartmouth College

Megan Riley
Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater; Theater Technical Designer/Director, 2021-22 –
B.A., Carleton College; M.F.A., University of Wisconsin – Madison

Jason Ripley
Associate Professor of Religion, 2004-05 –
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.A.T.S., Bethel Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary

Paul Roback
Kenneth Bjork Distinguished Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2003-04 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.S., Iowa State University; Ph.D., Colorado State University

William Roberts
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2007-08 –
B.A., University of Minnesota – Morris; M.S., University of Minnesota – Duluth; Ph.D., Dartmouth College

Marc Robinson
Professor of Russian Language and Area Studies, 1991-92 –
B.A., Purdue University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Catherine Rodland
Artist in Residence in Music, 2000-01 –
B.M., St. Olaf College; M.M., D.M.A., Eastman School of Music

Joseph Roith
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2019-20 –
B.S., University of Wisconsin – La Crosse; M.S., Ph.D., North Dakota State University

Naomi Rushing
Visiting Instructor in Environmental Studies, 2021-22 –
B.A., Grinnell College

Hannah Ryan
Assistant Professor of Art and Art History, 2019-20 –
B.F.A., B.A., M.A., University of Colorado; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

Shelby Saenger
Visiting Instructor in Biology, 2022-23 –
B.S., University of Wisconsin – Stout; M.B.S., University of Minnesota

Oren Safdie
Visiting Assistant Professor of English, 2022-23 –
B.S., Skidmore College; M.S., M.F.A., Columbia University

Rodrigo Sánchez González
Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2015-16 –
B.S., Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Edmund Santurri
Professor of Religion and Philosophy, 1980-81 –
B.A., M.A., University of Virginia; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

John Saurer
Professor of Art and Art History, 1995-96 –
B.A., Hope College; M.F.A., Colorado State University

David Schalliol
Associate Professor of Sociology/Anthropology, 2015-16 –
B.A., Kenyon College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Jamie Schillinger
Associate Professor of Religion, 2003-04 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Litt., University of St. Andrews; A.M., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Andrea Schmidt
Visiting Assistant Professor of German, 2021-22 –
B.A., Concordia College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington

Bryan Schmidt
Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater, 2018-19 –
B.A., Miami University; M.A., Florida State University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Lynn Schofield
Adjunct Instructor in Biology, 2022-23 –
B.S., University of Minnesota; M.S., Eastern Illinois University

Adam Schultze
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2021-22 –
B.S., Baylor University; M.S., Loyola University; Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany

Kaethe Schwehn
Associate Professor of Practice in English, 2007-08 –
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.F.A., University of Montana; M.F.A., University of Iowa

Jeff Schwinefus
Professor of Chemistry; Edolph A. Larson and Truman E. Anderson, Sr. Chair of Chemistry, 2002-03 –
B.S., University of Wisconsin – La Crosse; M.S.,  Ph.D., University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

Dana Scopatz
Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion, 2012-13, 2014-15, 2017-18 –
B.L.S., Iowa State University; M.Div., United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities; Ph.D., Luther Seminary

Jennifer Shaiman
Visiting Assistant Professor of English, 2018-19 –
B.A., Evergreen State College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oregon

Kathleen Shea
Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies, 1985-86 –
B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., Washington University; Ph.D., University of Colorado

Ryan Sheppard
Associate Professor of Practice in Sociology/Anthropology, 2005-06 –
B.S., University of Minnesota; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California

Hsiang-Lin Shih
Associate Professor of Asian Studies, 2013-14 –
B.A., National Dong Hwa University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington

Ray Shows
Adjunct Instructor in Music, 2000-01 –
B.M., Florida State University; M.M., Boston University

Noam Sienna
Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion, 2021-22 –
B.A., M.A., Brandeis University; M.A., University of Toronto; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Kazimer Skubi
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2022-23 –
B.A., Carleton College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison

Susan Smalling
Professor of Social Work and Family Studies, 2012-13 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., University of Minnesota – Duluth; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve

Troy Wellington Smith
Visiting Instructor in Norwegian, 2021-22 –
B.A., Swarthmore College; M.S., Clarion University; M.A., University of Mississippi; M.A., University of California – Berkeley

Anna Strelis Söderquist
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Curator of the Hong Kierkegaard Library, 2022-23 –
B.S., Northeastern University; M.A., Ph.D., New School for Social Research

K. Brian Söderquist
Endowed Kierkegaard Chair in Christian Philosophy, 2022-23 –
B.A., Utah State University; M.A., Yale University; Ph.D., University of Copenhagen

William Sonnega
Associate Professor of Theater; Patrick J. Quade Endowed Chair in Theater, 1993-94 –
B.A., Colorado College; M.F.A., New York University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Shari Speer
Visiting Instructor in Music, 2022-23 –
B.M.E., Augustana College; M.M., Westminster Choir College

Christina Spiker
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and Art History, 2015- 16 –
B.A., Ursinus College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California – Irvine

Kathryn Steed
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Classics, 2019-20 –
B.A., Kalamazoo College; Ph.D., University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

Emery Stephens
Assistant Professor of Music, 2019-20 –
B.A., Gordon College; M.M., Boston University; D.M.A., University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

David Stewart
Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion, 2022-23 –
B.A., Bethel University; M.A., Bethel Seminary; Ph.D., Luther Seminary

Daniel Stoertz
Visiting Assisant Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2022-23 –
B.A., Concordia College; M.S., Ph.D., Northern Illinois University

Ariel Strichartz
Professor of Romance Languages – Spanish, 2002-03 –
B.A., Rice University; M.A., University of New Mexico; Ph.D., University of Kansas

Mark Sundby
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology, 1992-93 – 1999-00, 2008-09, 2010-11, 2012-13 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Div., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Corliss Swain
Professor of Philosophy, 1987-88 –
B.A., University of North Dakota; M.A., Ph.D., Loyola University of Chicago

Sarah Swan McDonald
Adjunct Instructor in Education, 2004-05 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Ed., St. Mary’s University of Minnesota

Rachel Swedin
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2020-21 –
B.A., Concordia College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Jason Tanksley
Adjunct Instructor in Music, 2018-19 –
B.M., Wayne State University; M.M., Cleveland Institute of Music

Anthony Taylor
Adjunct Instructor in Education; Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach, 2015-16 – 2016-17, 2022-23 –
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.A., University of St. Thomas

Andrei Tcacenco
Visiting Assistant Professor of Asian Studies, 2020-21, 2022-23 –
B.A., University of California – Santa Barbara; M.A., Ph.D., University of California – Santa Cruz

Judy Tegtmeyer
Adjunct Instructor in Kinesiology; Director of Campus Recreation, 1994-95 –
B.A., Denison University; M.S., Indiana University Bloomington

Katherine Tegtmeyer Pak
Professor of Political Science and Asian Studies, 2003-04 –
B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; M.A.,  Ph.D., University of Chicago

Kris Thalhammer
Professor of Political Science, 1990-91 –
B.A., College of St. Catherine; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Deanna Thompson
Adjunct Professor of Religion; Director of the Lutheran Center for Faith, Values, and Community; Martin E. Marty Regents Chair in Religion and the Academy, 2019-20 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A.R., Yale University Divinity School; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Nancy Thompson
Professor of Art and Art History and Race, Ethnic, Gender and Sexuality Studies, 2000-01 –
B.A., Southern Methodist University; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University Bloomington

Tanya Thresher
Visiting Associate Professor of Norwegian, 2019-20 –
B.A., M.A., University of East Anglia; Ph.D., University of Washington

Mary Trull
Professor of English, 2003-04 –
B.A., Swarthmore College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Charles Umbanhowar
Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies; Director of Natural Lands, 1991-92 –
B.A., Carleton College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison

Ingrid Urberg
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Norwegian, 2022-23 –
B.A., Luther College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison

Alberto Urquidez
Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy, 2021-22 –
B.A., University of California – Los Angeles; M.A., Claremont Graduate University; Ph.D., Purdue University

Piercarlo Valdesolo
Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychology, 2022-23 –
B.A., Amherst College; M.S., Ph.D., Northeastern University

Carlo Veltri
Associate Professor of Psychology, 2012-13 –
B.A., Luther College; M.A., University of Northern Iowa; Ph.D., Kent State University

Maria Vendetti
Associate Professor of Romance Languages – French, 2014-15 –
B.A., M.A., University of Auckland; Ph.D., University of California – Berkeley

Nancy Veverka
Visiting Instructor in Education, 2022-23 –
B.A., M.Ed., University of Minnesota

Anne von Bibra
Assistant Professor of Dance, 1987-88 –
B.A., Louisiana State University; M.A., University of California – Los Angeles

Nora Vosburg
Visiting Assistant Professor of German, 2020-21 –
M.A., Ph.D., Christian Albrecht University of Kiel; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Mary Walczak
Professor of Chemistry, 1992-93 –
B.A., College of St. Thomas; Ph.D., Iowa State University

David Walmsley
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2017-18 –
B.A., Saint John’s University; M.S., Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

Anne Walter
Professor of Biology, 1994-95 –
A.B., Grinnell College; M.S., University of British Columbia; Ph.D., Duke University

Gregory Walter
Professor of Religion; Harold Ditmanson Chair of Religion, 2004-05 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Div., Luther Seminary; Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary

Bruce Wambheim
Instructor in Economics, 2009-10 –
B.A., Bemidji State University

Jing Wang
Adjunct Instructor in Asian Studies, 2022-23 –
B.A., Hebei Normal University; M.A., Southwest University – Chongqing

Sean Ward
Assistant Professor of English, 2016-17 –
B.A., University of Montana; M.A., University of Toronto; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University

Jill Watson
Associate Professor of Education, 2016-17 –
B.A., University of South Dakota; M.A., Middlebury College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Kent Weber
Visiting Assistant Professor of History, 2021-22 –
B.A., B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Villanova University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Michon Weeks
Associate Professor of Practice in Art and Art History, 2012-13 –
B.A., Iowa State University; M.F.A., University of Minnesota

KrisAnne Weiss
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music, 2017-18 – 2018-19, 2021-22 –
B.A./B.M., Lawrence University; M.M., D.M.A., University of Minnesota

Colin Wells
Professor of English, 1995-96 –
B.A., Boston College; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University

Brendon Westler
Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy, 2019-20 –
B.A., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., Indiana University Bloomington

Peter Whitman
Adjunct Instructor in Music, 2018-19 –
B.S., M.M., University of North Texas

Karl Wiederwohl
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music, 2021-22 –
B.M., Peabody Conservatory of Music; M.M., D.M.A., University of Maryland

Karen Wilkerson
Instructor in Music, 2007-08 –
B.A., California State University – Northridge; M.M., Westminster Choir College

David Williamson
Adjunct Instructor in Music, 2022-23 –
B.M., Curtis Institute of Music

Thomas Williamson
Associate Professor of Sociology/Anthropology, 2001-02 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

Charles Wilson
Professor of Religion, 1972-73 –
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Div., Harvard Divinity School; Ph.D., University of Chicago

Michael Wilson
Visiting Professor of Economics, 2018-19, 2021-22 –
B.A., St. Thomas University; M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Patrick Wilz
Visiting Assistant Professor of History, 2021-22 –
M.Sc., London School of Economics; B.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Jack Wolf
Adjunct Instructor in Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2022-23 –
B.A., St. Olaf College

Tesfa Wondemagegnehu
Assistant Professor of Music, 2018-19 –
B.M., University of Memphis; M.M., Florida State University

Ka Wong
Associate Professor of Asian Studies, 2012-13 –
B.A., Baruch College; M.A., Chulalongkorn University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Hawai’i at Manoa

Ezekiel Wright
Visiting Instructor in Political Science, 2022-23 –
B.A., Ithaca College; M.A., University of Rhode Island

Matthew Wright
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2015-16 –
B.A., Messiah College; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Livi Yoshioka-Maxwell
Assistant Professor of Romance Languages – French, 2017-18 –
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California – Berkeley

Sungha Yun
Assistant Professor of Religion and Asian Studies, 2021-22 –
B.A., Hankuk University of Foreign Studies; B.A., Wonkwang University; M.A., Won Institute of Graduate Studies; M.A., University of California – Berkeley; Ph.D., University of California – Los Angeles

Ying Zhou
Associate Professor of Asian Studies, 2014-15 –
B.A., Beijing Language and Culture University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

Kathryn Ziegler-Graham
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2004-15 –
B.A., College of Wooster; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Patricia Zimmerman
Associate Professor of Practice in Religion, 1999-20 –
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Chicago

 

Updated November 16, 2022