Faculty

Additional information on the following faculty members is given with the academic department. This is the faculty list as of January 2008.

Abbott, David W., associate professor of music
Anderson, David L., visiting assistant professor of mathematics and computer science
Anderson, Paul L., professor of mathematics and computer science
Ariza, Diana M., assistant professor of ethnic studies

Balke, Maureen, professor of music
Ball, James S., associate professor of music
Barber, Anne H., visiting assistant professor of art
Bartels, William S., professor of geological sciences
Bedient, John B., associate professor of economics and management
Berkey, Leonard G., professor of anthropology and sociology
Bethune, Amy E., assistant professor of chemistry
Bethune, Andrew D., assistant professor of English
Bieler, Craig R., chair and associate professor of chemistry
Bishop, Andrew D., associate professor of music
Bollman, Mark E., associate professor of mathematics and computer science
Brown, Danit, assistant professor of English
Brandt, Andrew E., visiting instructor of psychology

Carlson, Jacqueline J., visiting assistant professor of psychology
Carotenuto, Matthew P., assistant professor of history
Carrier, Jeffrey C., professor of biology
Chapman, Jennifer J., assistant professor of theatre
Christensen, Nels A., assistant professor of English
Christiansen, Daniel S., professor of economics and management
Christopher, Andrew N., associate professor of psychology
Chytilo, Lynne, professor of art
Cline, Gene, professor of philosophy and director of the Prentiss M. Brown Honors Institute
Cocks, Geoffrey C., professor of history
Collar, Mary L., professor of English
Connamacher, Harold S., instructor of mathematics and computer science
Crupi, Charles W., professor of English

Dabney, Dyron K., instructor of political science
Dick, Wesley A., professor of history

Egnatuk, David G., professor of physical education
Elischberger, Holger B., assistant professor of psychology
Erlandson, Karen T., assistant professor of communication studies

Fink, Nadiya, visiting assistant professor of mathematics and computer science
Fogelin, Lars, assistant professor of anthropology and sociology
Franzen, Trisha, associate professor of women's and gender studies
French, Andrew N., professor of chemistry and director of Foundation for Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (FURSCA)

Goering, Douglas, professor of art, emeritus
Grimm, Catherine, assistant professor of modern languages and cultures
Grossman, Andrew D., chair and associate professor of political science
Guenin-Lelle, Dianne P., chair and professor of modern languages and cultures

Hagerman, Christopher A., assistant professor of history
Hakes, Jahn K., assistant professor of economics and management
Harris, Clifford E., associate professor of chemistry
Henke, Suellyn M., chair and associate professor of education
Hoffland, Mark E., visiting assistant professor of theatre
Hooks, Jon A., professor of economics and management

Jechura, Tammy J., assistant professor of psychology
Jenson, Mary E., visiting assistant professor of psychology
Johnson, Britton T., visiting instructor of physical education
Johnson, Thomas R., chair and associate professor of physical education
Jordan, Sarah E., associate professor of English

Kanter, Deborah E., chair and associate professor of history
Kennedy, E. Dale, chair and professor of biology
Keyes, Barbara J., professor of psychology and director of the Liberal Arts Institute for Pre-Medical and Health Care Studies
Kirby, Jeremy S., assistant professor of philosophy

Lamouria, Lanya M., assistant professor of English
Lanning, Jonathan A., assistant professor of economics and management
Levine, Myron A., professor of political science
Lewis, Lisa B., associate professor of chemistry and associate dean of the faculty
Li, Zhen, assistant professor of economics and management
Lincoln, Beth Z., professor of geological sciences
Lincoln, Timothy N., professor of geological sciences and director of the Institute for the Study of the Environment
Lockyer, Judith A., chair and professor of English
Lyons-Sobaski, Sheila A., assistant professor of biology

MacInnes, Ian F., associate professor of English
Madhok, Bindu, chair and professor of philosophy
Mason, Darren E., associate professor of mathematics and computer science
McCaffrey, Vanessa P., assistant professor of chemistry
McCauley, Anne M., professor of art
McCurdy, Dean G., associate professor of biology and associate director of the Prentiss M. Brown Honors Institute
McIlhagga, Samuel D., assistant professor of music
McWhirter, Jocelyn, assistant professor of religious studies
Medina, Julia M., assistant professor of modern languages and cultures
Melzer, Scott A., assistant professor of anthropology and sociology
Menold, Carrie A., assistant professor of geological sciences
Mercer-Tachick, Melissa J., assistant professor of education
Mesa, Helena G., assistant professor of English
Miller, Aaron J., assistant professor of physics
Miller, Nathan A., visiting assistant professor of biology
Mittag, Daniel M., instructor of philosophy
Moore, Constance T., visiting assistant professor of biology
Moreau, Charles E., assistant professor of physics
Morrow, Kara A., assistant professor of art history
Moss, Carol P., visiting instructor of physical education
Moss, Robert I., professor of physical education
Mourad, Ronney B., associate professor of religious studies
Mullin, Molly H., associate professor of anthropology and sociology
Myers, Perry W., assistant professor of modern languages and cultures

Olapade, Ola A., assistant professor of biology
Osborn, Jeremy L., visiting assistant professor of communication studies
Oswald, Kalen R., assistant professor of modern languages and cultures

Qian, Yuxia, assistant professor of communication studies
Quinlan, Susan, visiting assistant professor of economics and management

Raj, Selva J., chair and professor of religious studies
Reimann, David A., chair and associate professor of mathematics and computer science
Renkin, Hadley Z., visiting assistant professor of anthropology and sociology
Rice, Cayley A., assistant professor of mathematics and computer science
Roberts, Jessica F., assistant professor of English
Rohlman, Christopher E., associate professor of chemistry
Rose, Douglas R., acting chair and associate professor of music
Rose, William D., associate professor of political science

Sacks, Marcy S., associate professor of history
Saltzman, Gregory M., chair and professor of economics and management
Saville, Kenneth J., associate professor of biology
Schlewitz, Andrew J., visiting assistant professor of political science
Schmitter, Ruth E., associate professor of biology
Schudel, Mary E., visiting instructor of education
Seely, David G., chair and professor of physics
Shanton, Kyle D., associate professor of education
Shitara, Chieko, visiting instructor of modern languages and cultures
Skean, James D., Jr., professor of biology
Smith, Gaylord N., professor of economics and management
Soileau, Mark L., assistant professor of religious studies
Starko, Robert J., chair and assistant professor of theatre
Steffenson, Daniel M., professor of chemistry
Stotz-Ghosh, Julie L., visiting assistant professor of English
Sweitzer, Vicki L., assistant professor of economics and management

Thompson, Gayle A., visiting assistant professor of physical education
Togunde, 'Dimeji R., chair and professor of anthropology and sociology
Turner, Michael M., professor of physical education

Van de Ven, Christopher M., assistant professor of geological sciences
Vaughan-Southard, Heather, visiting assistant professor of dance

Wahl, Gary D., assistant professor of art
Walter, Jamie L., assistant professor of psychology
Walter, Mark I., assistant professor of psychology
Ward, Royal A., professor of theatre and vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty
White, Douglas W., visiting assistant professor of biology
Whitehead-Schwarz, Rebecca E., assistant professor of modern languages and cultures
Wickre, Bille, chair and associate professor of art history
Wieth, Mareike B., assistant professor of psychology
Wilch, Thomas I., chair and associate professor of geological sciences
Williams, Laura J., visiting assistant professor of English
Wilson, W. Jeffrey, chair and professor of psychology
Wu, Yi-Li, associate professor of history

Yewah, Emmanuel T., professor of modern languages and cultures
Yoshida, Kotaro, assistant professor of economics and management
Yoshii, Midori, assistant professor of international studies
Young, Margaret M., chair and assistant professor of communication studies

Zellner, Nicolle E.B., assistant professor of physics

Faculty Emeriti

Robert L. Armstrong, professor of chemistry, emeritus.
B.S., 1961, Heidelberg College; M.S., 1963, Ohio State University; Ph.D., 1966, Michigan State University. On staff 1974-2001. Emeritus since 2001.

Kenneth C. Ballou, professor of biology, emeritus.
A.B., 1947, M.A., 1949, D. Sci., 1983, Albion College; additional studies at Michigan State University. On staff 1949-1984. Emeritus since 1984.

Ingeborg Baumgartner, professor of modern languages and cultures, emerita.
A.B., 1958, University of Michigan; M.A., 1959, University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., 1970, University of Michigan. On staff 1966-2001. Emerita since 2001.

Betty Beese, professor of physical education, emerita.
B.S., 1947, Purdue University; M.S., 1950, Wellesley College. On staff 1951-1985. Emerita since 1985.

Marian D. Bishop, catalog librarian, emerita.
B.S., 1943, Eastern Michigan University; B.A., 1962, Michigan State University; M.S.L., 1971, Western Michigan University. On staff 1971-1988. Emerita since 1988.

Albert G. Bolitho, professor of music, emeritus.
B.M., 1950, M.M., 1952, Wayne State University; Ph.D., 1968, Michigan State University. On staff 1967-1994. Emeritus since 1994.

Maurice L. Branch, professor of economics and management, emeritus.
B.A., 1947, M.A., 1948, Michigan State University; Ph.D., 1954, University of Wisconsin. On staff 1953- 1986. Emeritus since 1986.

Russell G. Clark, Jr., professor of geological sciences, emeritus.
B.A., 1966, Amherst College; M.S., 1968, Michigan State University; Ph.D., 1972, Dartmouth College. On staff 1973-2006. Emeritus since 2006.

James W. Cook, professor of English, emeritus.
B.A., 1954, Wayne State University; M.A., 1955, University of Michigan; Ph.D., 1964, Wayne State University. On staff 1962-2000. Emeritus since 2000.

Paul L. Cook, professor of chemistry, emeritus.
B.A., 1950, Hope College; M.S., 1952, Ph.D., 1954, University of Illinois. On staff 1954-1990. Emeritus since 1990.

E. Scott Cracraft, associate professor of economics and management, emeritus.
B.B.A., 1960, M.S., University of Mississippi; C.P.A., 1968. On staff 1977-1997. Emeritus since 1997.

John W. Crump, professor of chemistry, emeritus.
A.A., 1951, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., 1953, University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., 1957, University of Illinois. On staff 1962-1997. Emeritus since 1997.

Ralph M. Davis, professor of philosophy, emeritus.
A.B., 1958, Stanford University; Ph.D., 1967, University of Oregon. On staff 1967-2005. Emeritus since 2005.

Dean G. Dillery, professor of biology, emeritus.
B.S., 1952, M.S., 1955, Ph.D., 1961, Ohio State University. On staff 1960-1994. Emeritus since 1994.

Robert E. Dininny, professor of chemistry, emeritus.
B.S., 1954, Allegheny College; M.S., 1956, Ph.D., 1959, Western Reserve. On staff 1962-1995. Emeritus since 1995.

Clara Dixon, professor of biology, emerita.
B.S., 1940, University of Toledo; M.S., 1946, University of Michigan; M.A., 1961, University of Chicago; Ph.D., 1972, University of Michigan. On staff 1946-1985. Emerita since 1985.

Thomas Doran, professor of music, emeritus.
B.M., 1957, M.M., 1959, D.M., 1967, Northwestern University. On staff 1962-2000. Emeritus since 2000.

Charlotte A. Duff, professor of physical education, emerita.
B.S., 1948, University of Wisconsin; M.A., 1956, University of Michigan. On staff 1956-1990. Emerita since 1990.

Frank S. Frick, professor of religious studies, emeritus.
A.B., 1960, Phillips University; M.Div., 1963, The Graduate Seminary of Phillips University; Ph.D., 1970, Princeton University. On staff 1969-2001. Emeritus since 2001.

Ronald C. Fryxell, professor of mathematics, emeritus.
B.A., 1960, Augustana College; M.A., 1962, Ph.D., 1964, Washington State University. On staff 1964-2002. Emeritus since 2002.

Carolyn J. Gaswick, periodicals and government documents librarian, emerita.
B.A., 1964, Nebraska Wesleyan University; M.L.S., 1972, Western Michigan University. On staff 1984-2006. Emerita since 2006.

Dennis C. Gaswick, professor of chemistry, emeritus.
A.B., 1964, Nebraska Wesleyan University; Ph.D., 1968, Oregon State University. On staff 1969-2005. Emeritus since 2005.

William R.B. Gillham, professor of religious studies, emeritus.
A.B., 1955, Washington University; B.D., 1958, Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University; Ph.D., 1964, Princeton University. On staff 1961-2001. Emeritus since 2001.

Douglas Goering, professor of art, emeritus.
B.F.A., 1974, M.F.A., 1976, University of Michigan. On staff 1986-2008. Emeritus since 2008.

John E. Hart, professor of English, emeritus.
A.B., 1938, Kansas Wesleyan; A.M., 1940, Ph.D., 1954, Syracuse University. On staff 1954-1982. Emeritus since 1982.

William N. Hayes, professor of psychology, emeritus;.
B.A., 1956, University of North Carolina; Ph.D., 1961, Princeton University. On staff 1973-2000. Emeritus since 2000.

Nancy G. Held, professor and director of the Education Program, emerita.
B.S.E., 1954, M.S.E., 1955, Drake University. On staff 1961-1992. Emerita since 1992.

David K. Hogberg, professor of psychology, emeritus.
B.A., 1959, Alma College; M.S., 1961, Lehigh University; Ph.D., 1968, State University of New York, Buffalo. On staff 1966-1999. Emeritus since 1999.

Allen H. Horstman, professor of history, emeritus.
B.S., 1965, Purdue University; LL.B., 1968, Harvard University; M.A., 1973, Ph.D., 1977, University of California, Berkeley. On staff 1977-2005. Emeritus since 2005.

John P. Hostetler, professor of psychology, emeritus.
B.S., 1960, M.S., 1963, Ph.D., 1964, Purdue University. On staff 1964-1999. Emeritus since 1999.

Frank L. Joranko, professor of physical education, emeritus.
A.B., 1952, Albion College; M.S., 1953, University of Illinois. On staff 1973-1995. Emeritus since 1995.

David W. Kammer, professor of physics, emeritus.
B.S., 1960, M.S., 1963, University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., 1967, Washington State University. On staff 1967-1999. Emeritus since 1999.

Sheila I. Kragness, professor of modern languages, emerita.
B.S., 1938, M.A., 1939, Ph.D., 1948, University of Minnesota. On staff 1950-1980. Emerita since 1980.

G. Robina Quale Leach, professor of history, emerita.
B.A., 1952, M.A., 1953, Ph.D., 1957, University of Michigan. On staff 1957-1992. Emerita since 1992.

Paul Loukides, professor of English, emeritus.
B.A., 1961, University of Pittsburgh; M.A., 1963, University of Iowa. On staff 1962�1999. Emeritus since 1999.

Martin A. Ludington, professor of physics, emeritus.
A.B., 1964, Albion College; M.S., 1965, Ph.D., 1969, University of Michigan. On staff 1969-2005. Emeritus since 2005.

Frank J. Machek, professor of art, emeritus.
B.F.A., 1964, Illinois Wesleyan University; M.F.A., 1966, Cranbrook Academy of Art. Appointed 1967. Emeritus since 2004.

Philip L. Mason, professor of music, emeritus.
B.Mus., 1955, Western Michigan University; M.M., 1961, D.M.A., 1969, University of Michigan. On staff 1962-1994. Emeritus since 1994.

James F. McCarley, professor of economics and management, emeritus.
B.S., 1960, Bowling Green University; M.A., 1962, Ph.D., 1970, Michigan State University. On staff 1965-2006. Emeritus since 2006.

Robert A. Messer, associate professor of mathematics and computer science , emeritus.
B.S., 1971, University of Chicago; Ph.D., 1975, University of Wisconsin. On staff 1981-2007. Emeritus since 2007.

Eugene E. Miller, professor of English, emeritus.
B.A., 1955, University of Notre Dame; M.A., 1962, Ohio University; Ph.D., 1967, University of Illinois. On staff 1967-1995. Emeritus since 1995.

W. Keith Moore, professor of mathematics, emeritus.
B.S., 1947, Southwestern College; M.A., 1948, Ph.D., 1951, University of Kansas. On staff 1951-1986. Emeritus since 1986.

Richard D. Mortensen, professor of biology, emeritus.
B.S., 1961, Bates College; M.S., 1963, Ph.D., 1967, Purdue University. On staff 1967-2002. Emeritus since 2002.

Max E. Noordhoorn, professor of modern languages and cultures, emeritus.
A.B., 1961, M.A., 1963, Ph.D., 1971, University of Michigan. On staff 1968-2002. Emeritus since 2002.

Martha R. O'Kennon, professor of mathematics and computer science, emerita.
B.A., 1961, University of Richmond; M.S. in mathematics, 1970, M.S. in computer engineering, 1981, Ph.D., 1973, Clarkson University. Appointed 1985. Emerita since 2004.

J. Thomas Oosting, professor of theatre, emeritus.
B.A., 1963, Hope College; M.A., 1964, Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., 1970, University of Iowa. On staff 1970-2003. Emeritus since 2003.

Jack F. Padgett, professor of philosophy, emeritus.
A.B., 1950, Juniata College; S.T.B., 1953, Boston University, School of Theology; Ph.D., 1959, Boston University, Graduate School. On staff 1965-1990. Emeritus since 1990.

John W. Parker, professor of geological sciences, emeritus.
B.S., 1949, Case-Western Reserve University; M.S., 1951, University of Michigan; Ph.D., 1966, University of Texas. On staff 1966-1986. Emeritus since 1986.

Howard E. Pettersen, professor of physics, emeritus.
A.B., 1943, Whitman College; M.A., 1947, University of Minnesota; Ph.D., 1968, Michigan State University. On staff 1947-1987. Emeritus since 1987.

Charles E. Schutz, professor of political science, emeritus.
M.A., 1954, Ph.D., 1962, University of Chicago. On staff 1964-1998. Emeritus since 1998.

Larry Steinhauer, professor of economics and management, emeritus.
B.A., 1965, City College of New York; M.A., 1967, Ph.D., 1974, University of Chicago. On staff 1974-2006. Emeritus since 2006.

Daniel M. Steffenson, professor of chemistry, emeritus.
A.B., 1962, Cornell College; M.A., 1964, Ph.D., 1967, Harvard University. On staff 1967-2008. Emeritus since 2008.

Johan H. Stohl, professor of religious studies, emeritus.
B.Mus., 1955, Eastman School of Music; A.B., 1957, Oberlin College; M. Div., 1961, Andover Newton Theological School; Ph.D., 1972, University of Chicago. On staff 1967-1995. Emeritus since 1995.

Ewell A. Stowell, professor of biology, emeritus.
B. Ed., 1943, Illinois State Normal University; M.S., 1947, Ph.D. 1955, University of Wisconsin. On staff 1953-1988. Emeritus since 1988.

Lawrence D. Taylor, professor of geological sciences, emeritus.
B.A., 1954, M.A., 1958, Dartmouth College; Ph.D., 1962, Ohio State University. On staff 1964-1998. Emeritus since 1998.

Bruce J. Weaver, professor of speech communication, emeritus.
B.A., 1965, Moravian College; M.S., 1966, Kansas State University; Ph.D., 1974, University of Michigan. On staff 1981-2005. Emeritus since 2005.

John A. Wenzel, professor of mathematics and computer science, emeritus.
B.A., 1963, Carleton College; M.A., 1965, Ph.D., 1969, University of Kansas. On staff 1969-2003. Emeritus since 2003.

John A. Williams, professor of physics, emeritus.
A.B., 1959, University of Michigan; Ph.D., 1963, University of California, Berkeley. On staff 1970-2002. Emeritus since 2002.

Timothy H. Williams, professor of physical education, emeritus;
B.A., 1962, Ripon College; M.S., 1972, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse; Ed.D., 1975, University of Northern Colorado. On staff 1975-2002. Emeritus since 2002.

Hal H. Wyss, professor of English, emeritus.
B.A., 1962, Wesleyan University; M.A., 1964, Ph.D., 1971, Ohio State University. On staff 1970-2005. Emeritus since 2005.