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2021-2022 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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Pacey, Janna (2016), Assistant Professor of Health Information Management. B.S., Ferris State University; M.S., Ferris State University; D.H.A., Capella University.

Palmer, Zsuzsanna (2017), Assistant Professor of Writing. B.A., Grand Valley State University; M.A., Eötvös Lóránd University; M.A., Central Michigan University; Ph.D., Old Dominion University.

Palmer Jones, LeShell (2011), Assistant Professor and Program Director of Radiation Therapy. B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.S., Thomas Jefferson University; M.S., Grand Valley State University.

Pandel, Dirk (2010), Associate Professor of Physics. B.S., Humboldt University of Berlin; M.S., University of California, Irvine; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

Parikh, Chirag (2007), Professor of Engineering. B.E., Fr. Agnel College of Engineering, Mumbai, University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Texas at San Antonio.

Park, Ernest (2011), Associate Professor of Psychology. B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., University of Oregon; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Parker, Darren (2009), Associate Professor of Mathematics. B.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

Parker, Kelly A. (1992), Professor of Philosophy and Environmental and Sustainability Studies. B.A., Texas A&M University; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University.

Parker, Tonya (2006), Professor of Movement Science. B.S., Texas Christian University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Oregon.

Partridge, Charlyn (2015), Assistant Professor of Water Resources. B.S., Nicholls State University; M.S. University of South Alabama; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Patil, Rajvardhan (2020), Assistant Professor of Computing. B.E., Walchand College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Nebraska Omaha.

Patel, Osman (2008), Associate Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology. B.S., University of Zambia; M.S. University of Glasgow; Ph.D., University of Tokyo.

Patro, Sukesh K. (2019), Associate Professor of Finance. BTech., M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh.

Paulson, Molly (2011), Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies. B.S., MT, University of Wisconsin Superior; B.M., PAC, Western Michigan University; M.P.A.S., University of Nebraska; D.H.Sc., A.T. Still University.

Pawloski, Janice (2007), Assistant Professor of Engineering. B.S., Michigan Technological University; M.S., Iowa State University; Ph.D., Iowa State University.

Pazdernik, Charles F. (2001), Professor of Classics. B.A., Cornell University; M.Phil., Oxford University; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University.

Pearl, Christopher (2015), Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences. B.S., Saint Mary's College of California; M.S., University of the Pacific; Ph.D., University of California, Davis.

Pearson, Christen (2000), Professor of English. B.M., University of Miami; M.A., Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., Indiana University.

Pearson, Robert (2016), Associate Professor of Statistics. B.S., University of Minnesota-Duluth; M.S., Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado.

Pednekar-Magal, Vandana (1999), Professor of Communications. M.A., Bombay University; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University.

Pellathy, Daniel A. (2016), Assistant Professor of Management. B.A., Cornell University; M.P.I.A., M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D., University of Tennessee-Knoxville.

Pelon, Sally (2013), Associate Professor of Social Work. B.A., Hope College; M.S.W., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Penn, James (2003), Professor of Geography and Sustainable Planning. B.A., University of Illinois; M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida.

Penning, Timothy (2001), Professor of Communications. B.A., Central Michigan University; M.A., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Pentecost, Thomas (2009), Associate Professor of Chemistry. B.S., University of Tennessee-Martin; M.S., Louisiana State University; Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado.

Pentinga-Brown, Lisa (2016), Affiliate Faculty of Nursing. B.S.N., Grand Valley State University; M.S.N., Aspen University.

Perhamus, Lisa (2011), Assistant Professor of Education. B.A., William Smith College; M.A., The New School for Social Research; Ph.D., University of Rochester.

Pestana, Mark S. (1990), Professor of Philosophy. B.A., Colby College; M.A., University of Kentucky; Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Peters, Steven G. (2012), Affiliate Faculty in Visual and Media Arts. B.F.A., Ball State University; M.F.A., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.

Peterson, Bethany (2014), Associate Professor of Writing. B.A., University of Wisconsin-Eau Clair; M.A., Wheaton College; M.F.A., University of Wyoming; Ph.D., University of Missouri.

Peterson, Luke J. (2020), Affiliate Faculty of Chemistry. B.S., Hope College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Peterson, Rachel (2008), Associate Professor of Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies. B.A., Southern Illinois University; M.A., Washington State University; Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Peterson, Valerie (2004), Professor of Communications. B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Peterson, Virginia (2003), Professor of Geology. B.A., Grand Valley State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts.

Pettes Guikema, Janel (2006), Professor of French. B.A., Calvin College; M.A., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

Pettibone, Justin (2012), Affiliate Faculty of Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies. B.A., Grand Valley State University; M.A., Miami University, Ohio.

Phillips, Brian (2000), Professor of Sociology. B.A., State University of New York, Utica; M.A., Rutgers University; Ph.D., State University of New York, Binghamton.

Phipps, Danny (2006), Professor and Chair of Music. B.M., Curtis Institute of Music; M.M., D.M.A., Catholic University of America.

Picard, Joerg (2016), Assistant Professor of Finance. M.S.C.E., University of Technology Aachen, Germany; M.B.A., University of California Irvine; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Pickett, Linda (2012), Associate Professor of Education. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of New Mexico.

Place, Mitchell D. (2006), Affiliate Faculty in German. B.A., Central Michigan University; M.A., The Ohio State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Plotkowski, Paul D. (1991), Professor of Engineering. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Oakland University.

Plouff, Christopher. (2008), Associate Professor of Engineering. B.S., M.S., Michigan Technological University; Ed.D., Eastern Michigan University.

Ponischil, Susan (2018), Assistant Librarian. B.A., Michigan State University; M.L.I.S., Wayne State University.

Pope, Jennifer (2003), Associate Professor of Marketing. B.A., College of Wooster; M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Texas-Pan American.

Posada, Ana (2002), Affiliate Faculty of Computing. B.S., Universidad EAFIT; M.S., Western Michigan University.

Potteiger, Jeffrey (2010), Dean of Graduate Studies. B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.S., McDaniel College; Ph.D., Auburn University.

Powers, Rachel (2006), Professor of Chemistry. B.S.T., Michigan State University; Ph.D., Northwestern University Medical School.

Pozzi, Gabriela (1994), Professor of Spanish. B.A., McGill University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Preston, Marilyn (2013), Associate Assistant Professor of Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies. B.A., Goddard College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri.

Psyck, Elizabeth (2009), Associate Librarian. B.A., Barnard College, Columbia University; M.L.I.S., University of Pittsburgh.

Pung, Christopher (2007), Associate Professor of Engineering. B.S., M.S., Michigan State University; Ph.D., Lawrence Technological University.

Qi, Ji (2018), Assistant Professor of Marketing. B.S., Dalian Medical University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Alabama.

Quamme, Joel R. (2008), Associate Professor of Psychology. B.A., Jamestown College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California.

Raaymakers, Susan A. (2005), Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies. D.H.Sc., A.T. Stills University; M.P.A.S., Grand Valley State University; B.S.I.B., Aquinas College.

Rabourn, Karyn (2016), Assistant Professor of Education. B.A., M.A., Michigan State University; Ph.D., Indiana University.

Rafiq, Rahat (2020), Assistant Professor of Computing. B.S., Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology; Ph.D. University of Colorado Boulder.

Rahman, M. Azizur (2002), Professor of Engineering. B.S., M.S., Bangladesh University Engineering and Technology; Ph.D., University of Victoria.

Rakovic, Milun (2003), Professor of Physics. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Belgrade.

Ramey, Emma (2007), Affiliate Professor of Writing. B.A., Western Washington University; M.F.A., University of Alabama.

Ramos, Santos (2018), Assistant Professor of Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies. B.A., Michigan State University; M.A., Virginia Commonwealth University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Ramsson, Eric (2011), Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences. B.S., Bradley University; Ph.D., Illinois State University.

Ranger, Kim (1990), Senior Librarian. B.A., Western Michigan University; M.I.L.S., University of Michigan.

Rankinen, Wil A. (2015), Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology. B.A., Michigan State University; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University.

Reddy, Amanda (2014), Affiliate Faculty, Clinical Coordinator, B.S., Central Michigan University; M.S., Central Michigan University.

Rediske, Richard (1994), Professor of Water Resources. B.S., Bowling Green State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Reed, J. Christopher (2007), Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences. B.A., Mississippi State University; M.A., University of South Carolina; Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh.

Reffeor, Wendy (2012), Professor of Engineering. B.S., Kettering University; M.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Reidsma, Matthew (2010), Associate Librarian. B.A., Grand Valley State University; M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School; S.O.I.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Reinhold, Martina (2011), Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies. B.S., University of Michigan; Ph.D., Washington University.

Reischman, Diann (1998), Professor of Statistics. B.S., Clarke College; M.S., University of Iowa; Ph.D., University of Missouri.

Remlinger, Kathryn A. (1995), Professor of English. B.A., M.A., Moorehead State University; Ph.D., Michigan Technological University.

Rener, Christine (2009), Professor of Chemistry. B.S., Michigan State University; Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Renkema, Kristin (2018), Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences. B.A., Anderson University; Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Reynolds, John (2002), Associate Professor of Computing. B.R.E., Th.B., A.A., Hannibal-LaGrange College; M.A., Criswell College; Ph.D., University of Northern Texas.

Reynolds, Ross A. (1990), Professor of Physics. B.S., Michigan State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Oregon.

Rhodes, Samhita (2008), Professor of Engineering. B.E., Maharashtra Institute of Technology; M.S., Ph.D., Marquette University.

Richards, Mark J. (1999), Professor of Political Science. M.S., University of Oregon; B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

Richards, Suzanne (2015), Affiliate Professor of Education. B.S., M.Ed., Michigan State University.

Richardson, Mary (2002), Professor of Statistics. B.S., Southwest Missouri State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri.

Richiert, Dawn (2006), Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences. B.S., Oakland University; Ph.D., Wayne State University.

Richter, Jessalyn (2012), Senior Affiliate Professor of Writing. B.A., Michigan State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Riemersma, Peter E. (1999), Associate Professor of Geology. B.S., University of Michigan; M.S., University of Utah; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Riley-Mukavetz, Andrea (2017), Assistant Professor of Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies. B.S., Central Michigan University; M.A., Illinois State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Rinker, Donna (2015), Affiliate Faculty of Nursing. B.S.N., Saginaw Valley State University; M.S.N., Michigan State University.

Ripple, Darien (2020), Assistant Professor of Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies. B.A., Salisbury University; M.A., West Chester University; Ph.D., Prescott College.

Roberts, Kim (2000), Professor of Visual and Media Arts-Film and Video Production. B.F.A., Kendall College of Art and Design; M.F.A., The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Robbins, Donijo (2001), Professor of Public Administration. B.S., Central Michigan University; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University.

Robideaux, Douglas (2001), Associate Professor of Marketing. B.A., M.B.A., Northeast Louisiana University; D.B.A., Louisiana Tech University.

Robins, Robert R. (2008), Senior Affiliate Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management. A.A., B.B.A., Northwood University; M.S.A., Central Michigan University.

Robinson, Jeremy (2008), Associate Professor of Japanese, East Asian Studies, and Chinese Studies. B.A., M.A., University of Colorado, Boulder; Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Rohn, Amy (2010), Affiliate Faculty of Nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N., Michigan State University.

Rood, A. Scott (2005), Assistant Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management. B.S., University of Michigan; M.P.A., Central Michigan University.

Rose, Jonathan (2013), Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy. B.A., Boston University; M.S., Eastern Illinois University; Certificate of Study in Physical Therapy, Ohio State University.

Rosener, Ashley (2012), Associate Librarian. B.A., Iowa State University; M.L.I.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Ross, Sally (2012), Associate Professor of Sport Management. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Roth, Patrick (2010), Associate Librarian. B.S., Grand Valley State University; M.L.I.S., Wayne State University.

Rothstein, Jeffrey S. (2007), Professor of Sociology. B.A., University of London; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Rozema, Robert (2004), Professor of English. B.A., Calvin College; M.A., Michigan State University; Ph.D., Western Michigan University.

Ruen, Matthew (2014), Associate Librarian. B.A., Carleton College; M.L.I.S., M.A.S., University of British Columbia.

Ruetz III, Carl (2002), Professor of Water Resources. B.S., Lake Superior State University; M.S., University of Georgia; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Rupinski, Leigh (2017), Assistant Librarian, Archivist for Public Services and Community Engagement. B.A., Grand Valley State University; M.S.I., University of Michigan.

Russa, Mary E. Bower (1997), Assistant Chair and Professor of Psychology. B.S., Michigan State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Russell, Amy (2008), Associate Professor of Biology. B.S., M.S., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Rutecki, Dawn M. (2019), Assistant Professor of Integrative, Religious, and intercultural Studies. B.A., University of Pittsburgh; M.A., SUNY at Buffalo; Ph.D., Indiana University.

Ryan, Bill (2005), Professor of Music. B.M. SUNY Potsdam; M.M., D.M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Ryan, Maureen (1990), Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N., St. Mary's College; M.S.N., Michigan State University; Ed.D., Eastern Michigan University.

Ryan, Sheila (2006), Senior Affiliate Faculty of Chemistry. B.S., Purdue University; M.S., Indiana University.

Rybczynski, Stephen (2012), Associate Professor of Biology. B.S., M.S., Northern Michigan University; Ph.D., Miami University.

Ryefield, Misti (2017), Assistant Professor of Allied Health Sciences. B.A., Siena Heights University; M.S., Capella University.

Sá, Walter (1999), Associate Professor of Psychology. B.A., University of Western Ontario; M.A., Ph.D., University of Toronto.

Salas, Nora (2014), Associate Professor of History. B.A., University of Michigan; M.S.W., Michigan State University.

Sanford, James (1980), Professor of Business Law. B.S., J.D., Indiana University; C.P.A.

Santana, Michael (2016), Assistant Professor of Mathematics. A.A., Palomar Community College; B.S., M.S., California State University; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Sass, Georgette (2008), Associate Professor of Biology. B.S., Kent State University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Scantlebury, Michael (2010), Associate Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management. B.A., M.Phil., University of the West Indies Mona; Ph.D., University of Waterloo.

Schaertel, Stephanie (1994), Associate Professor of Chemistry. B.A., Swarthmore College; M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University.

Schaub, Gayle (2013), Associate Librarian. B.A., Lakeland College; M.A., American University in Cairo; M.L.I.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Schaub, Mark F. (1999), Dean of Brooks College and Professor of Writing. B.A., Lakeland College; M.F.A., Wichita State University; Ph.D., Purdue University.

Schelling, Amy (2007), Associate Professor of Education. B.S., M.Ed., Grand Valley State University; Ed.D., Western Michigan University.

Schendel, Ellen (2000), Professor of Writing. B.A., Birmingham Southern College; M.A., Florida State University; Ph.D., University of Louisville.

Schiller, Ellen (2001), Professor of Education. B.S., M.Ed., Grand Valley State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Schlewitz, Andrew (2008), Assistant Professor of Latin American and Latino/a Studies and Political Science. B.A., Oregon State University; M.A., Ph.D., New School University.

Schlicker, Steven (1991), Professor of Mathematics. B.A., Michigan State University; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Schmit, John, (2002) Associate Professor of Visual and Media Arts-Film and Video Production. B.A., Prescott College; M.A., The University of Iowa; M.F.A., The University of Iowa.

Schneider, Laura (2008), Associate Professor of Political Science, B.A., Skidmore College; M.A., Ph.D., Purdue University.

Schnyders, Harold S. (2004), Professor of Physics. B.S., Calvin College; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Schrauben, Kristen S. (2014), Director of School Psychology Graduate Program and Associate Professor of Psychology. B.A., Fairfield University; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Schriemer, Dale (1988), Professor of Music. B.M., North Carolina School of the Arts; B.A., Michigan State University.

Schuurman, Shelley D. (2008), Associate Professor of Social Work. B.A., Calvin College; M.S.W., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Schwartz, Mark (2004), Professor of Anthropology. B.A., Swarthmore College; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Schymik, Gregory B. (2012), Associate Professor of Computing. B.S.E., University of Michigan; M.S., University of Detroit-Mercy; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Sciarini, Michael (2011), Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management. B.S., MA., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Scott-Tunstall, Crystal (2020), Affiliate Professor of Environmental and Sustainability Studies. B.S., M.S., Southern Illinois University.

Scripps, Jerry (2001), Associate Professor of Computing. B.A, Taylor University; M.B.A., Boston College; M.S., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Seidel, Hannah (2015), Associate Professor of Dance. B.A., Pomona College; M.F.A., The College of Brockport, SUNY.

Sergeant, Anne (2008), Associate Professor of Accounting. B.S., State University of New York, Buffalo; M.B.A., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Serrata, Médar (2009), Associate Professor of Spanish. B.A., Florida International University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Shabani, Shkelzen (2018), Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences. B.S., Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., Georgia State University.

Shaffer, Christopher (2014), Assistant Professor of Anthropology. B.S., Emory University; M.A., Ph.D., Washington University-St. Louis.

Shah, Anal (2014), Associate Professor of Visual and Media Arts-Film and Video Production. B.F.A., Maharaja Sayajirao University, India; B.A., M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts.

Shan, Patrick Fuliang, (2003), Professor of History. B.A., Henan University; M.A., Liaoning University; M.A., Ph.D., McMaster University.

Shang, Geling (2001), Associate Professor of Philosophy. B.A., Fudan University; M.A., Old Dominion University; Ph.D., Temple University.

Shannon, Ashley (2005), Associate Professor of English. B.A., M.A., University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., University of Texas.

Shapiro-Shapin, Carolyn G. (1993), Professor of History. B.A., Adelphi University; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University.

Shaw, Luanne, M. (2003), Affiliate Faculty of Nursing. B.S.N., Calvin College; M.A., Trinity Theological Seminary; M.S.N., Indiana State University; D.N.P., Grand Valley State University.

Sheffer, Joshua (2016), Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice. B.A., Calvin College; J.D., Notre Dame Law School.

Sheffield, Alfred (1997), Associate Professor of Theatre. B.F.A., Illinois Wesleyan University; M.F.A., Northwestern University.

Shell-Weiss, Melanie (2011), Associate Professor and Chair of Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies. B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Sherman, Ross (2008), Associate Professor of Movement Science. B.Sc., University of Sunderland; M.Sc. Loughborough University; Ph.D., University of Bath.

Shoemaker, Michael J. (2006), Associate Professor of Physical Therapy. B.S., Calvin College; D.P.T., Slippery Rock University; Ph.D., Western Michigan University.

Short, Taylor (2017), Assistant Professor of Mathematics. B.S., College of William and Mary; M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina.

Shoultz, Gerald (2005), Associate Professor of Statistics. B.S., University of Alabama; M.S., Texas Tech University; M.S., Florida State University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina.

Shreiner, Tamara (2015), Associate Dean for Curriculum and Instruction and Associate of History. B.S., Eastern Michigan University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Shupe, Ellen (1997), Professor of Psychology. B.S., Eckerd College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Sicilian, Paul (1987), Professor of Economics. B.A., Tulane University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Simons, Gerald (1995), Professor of Economics. B.Soc.Sci., University of Birmingham, England; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas.

Simpson, Thuy H. (2012), Associate Professor of Finance. B.S., B.A., Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Singer, Cara M. (2019), Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology. B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., University of Iowa; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University.

Slager, Dianne (2015), Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N., University of Michigan; M.S.N., Grand Valley State University; D.N.P., University of Michigan-Flint.

Slater, Angela L. (2014), Affiliate Faculty of Integrated Science. B.S., Hope College; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Smart, Robert (1996), Professor of Chemistry. B.A., Albion College; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Smith, Brent A. (2012), Associate Professor of Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies. B.A., Hanover College; M.A., Divinity School of the University of Chicago; D. Min., Meadville Lombard Theological School.

Smith, Brian A. (2019), Assistant Professor of Chemistry. B.S., Grand Valley State University; Ph.D., Ohio State University.

Smith, Christine (1995), Assistant Chair and Professor of Psychology. B.A., Indiana University; M.A., Ph.D., Loyola University.

Smith, Cynthia (2008), Associate Professor of Education. B.S., Grand Valley State University; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Smith, Regina M. (2002), Associate Professor of German. B.A., Washington University in St. Louis; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Smith, Robert (1996), Professor of Chemistry. B.A., Albion College; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Smith, Shelly (2004), Professor of Mathematics. B.A., Willamette University; B.A., Portland State University; M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Smith, Stafford Hiroshi (2008), Associate Professor of Visual and Media Arts - Photography. B.A., Wesleyan University; M.F.A., Cornell University.

Smith, Steven (2005), Professor of Social Work. B.A., Indiana University; M.S.W., Ph.D., Western Michigan University.

Smith-Colton, Robin L. (2000), Professor of Social Work. B.S., M.S.W., Grand Valley State University; Ph.D., Loyola University-Chicago.

Smith Kelly, Claudia (2006), Associate Professor of Economics. B.A., M.S., University of the West Indies, Jamaica; Ph.D., Syracuse University.

Smither, James (1990), Professor of History. B.A., University of Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., Brown University.

Snedeker, Jonathan (2018), Affiliate Faculty of Communications. B.A., Michigan State University; M.S. Grand Valley State University.

Snyder, Eric (2002), Professor of Biology. B.S., Manchester College; M.S., Central Michigan University; Ph.D., Idaho State University.

Sobeck, Corey M. (2008), Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy. B.S., M.S., Grand Valley State University; O.M.P.T., D.Sc.P.T., Oakland University.

Soman, Sherril (2000), Dean, College of Education and Professor of Chemistry. B.Sc., Prairie View A&M University; Ph.D., Purdue University.

Sozen, Mehmet (2007), Professor of Engineering. B.S., Middle East Technical University; M.S., University of Petroleum and Minerals; Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

Spear, Andrew (2008), Associate Professor of Philosophy. B.A., University of Wisconsin-Green Bay; M.A., State University of New York; Ph.D., State University of Buffalo.

Spencer, Anthony (2020), Assistant Professor of Communication. B.J., University of Texas; M.J., University of North Texas; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma.

Spring, Robin (2014), Associate Professor of Communications. B.A., M.S., Grand Valley State University.

Spoelstra, Sandra (2015), Associate Professor of Nursing. B.S.N., Northern Michigan University; M.S.N., Northern Michigan University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Srinivasan, Sailakshmi (2004) Senior Affiliate Instructor of Mathematics. B.S., M.S., Madras University.

Stabler, Scott (2004), Professor of History. M.A., University of Houston; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Stansbie, Paul (2003), Associate Dean and Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management. B.S., Southern New Hampshire University; M.B.A., University of Nottingham; Ph.D., The University of Plymouth.

Stark, David (2001), Professor of History and Coordinator for Latin American and Latino/a Studies. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University.

Staves, Mark P. (1996), Professor of Biology and Cell and Molecular Biology. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Steinman, Alan D. (2001), Professor of Water Resources. B.S., University of Vermont; M.S., University of Rhode Island; Ph.D., Oregon State University.

Stephens, Ronald (2003), Associate Professor of African/American Studies. B.A., M.A., Wayne State University; M.A., Ph.D., Temple University.

Stephenson, Paul (1995), Professor of Statistics. B.S., Bob Jones University; M.S., Ph.D., Clemson University.

Stevens, Terry (2016), Affiliate Professor of Engineering. B.S.E.E., University of Michigan.

Stevenson, John (2000), Professor of Physical Therapy. B.A., Vassar College; M.S., The Pennsylvania State University; M.S., Central Michigan University; Ph.D., Indiana University.

Stewart, Jennifer (2001), Associate Professor of Sociology. B.A., Michigan State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of South Carolina.

Stickler, Laurie G. (2009), Associate Professor of Physical Therapy. B.S., M.S., Grand Valley State University; D.H.S., University of Indianapolis.

Stieler, Kathryn (2003), Professor of Music. B.M., Western Michigan University; M.M., Bowling Green State University; D.M.A., Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

Stillerman, Joel P. (2002), Professor of Sociology and Faculty in Residence, Frederik Meijer Honors College. B.A., Bennington College; M.A., Ph.D., New School for Social Research.

Stinnett, Jerry (2018), Assistant Professor of Writing. B.A., M.A., Northeastern State University; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma.

Stockdale, Sally S. (2007), Affiliate Faculty of Nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N., Grand Valley State University.

Stockton, Terry (2009), Affiliate Professor of Education. B.S., Grand Valley State University; M.Ed., Aquinas College.

Stolle, Elizabeth (2007), Associate Professor of Education. B.A., University of Michigan; M.Ed., Arizona State University; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Stolley, Amy Ferdinandt (2016), Associate Professor of Writing. B.A., St. Norbert College; M.A., Marquette University; Ph.D., Purdue University.

Stolze-Rybczynski, Jessica (2020), Affiliate Professor of Biomedical Sciences. B.S., Michigan Technological University; M.S., Northern Michigan University; Ph.D., Miami University.

Stone, Amy (2002) Senior Affiliate Instructor of Mathematics. B.S., Michigan Technological University; M.A., Western Michigan University.

Storey, Elizabeth (1987), Assistant Professor of Education. B.A., M.Ed., Arizona State University.

Stroik, Laura (2014), Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences. B.S., University of San Diego; M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Strom, Kirsten (2000), Professor of Visual and Media Arts - Art History. B.A., University of Illinois; M.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Strouse, Susan (2013), Associate Professor of Nursing. B.S.N., Michigan State University; M.S.N., Saginaw Valley State University; Ph.D., Duquesne University School of Nursing.

Strychar, Kevin (2012), Professor of Water Resources. B.S., M.S., University of New Brunswick; Ph.D., Central Queensland University.

Suh, Jiyeon (2008), Associate Professor of Mathematics. M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Sultana, Rahat (2016), Affiliate Professor of Engineering. M.S.E., Grand Valley State University.

Sun, Wei (2005), Professor of Economics. B.A., Beijing Foreign Studies University, China; M.S., Ph.D., University of Kentucky.

Sun, Wanxiao (2006), Professor of Geography and Sustainable Planning. B.S., Nanjing University; M.S., Chinese Academy of Sciences; Ph.D., Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz.

Sunden, Susan (2012), Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Recreation. B.S., M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Swantek, Paul (2008), Senior Affiliate Professor of Music. B.M., Boston University; M.M., The Catholic University of America.

Swets, Benjamin (2008), Professor of Psychology. B.A., Hope College; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Swieringa, Robert (2005), Assistant Professor of Communications. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Swift, Maris (2000), Associate Professor of Business Law. B.S.W., Nazareth College; M.L.I.R., Michigan State University; J.D., Cooley Law School.

Syfert, Timothy J. (2006), Affiliate Faculty of Practice in Management. B.S., Oklahoma State University; M.B.A., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Ph.D., Capella University.

Sylvester, Frank (2004), Professor of Biomedical Sciences. B.S., Cornell University; M.A., Drake University; Ph.D., Medical College of Wisconsin.

Szarecka, Agnieszka (2009), Associate Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology. M.Sc., Ph.D., Adam Mickiewicz University.

Tafel, Heather Leigh (2004), Associate Professor of Political Science. B.A., Eckerd College; A.M., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Talbert, Robert (2011), Professor of Mathematics. B.S., Tennessee Technological University; M.S., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University.

Tallman, Melissa (2012), Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences. B.A., George Washington University; Ph.D., City University of New York.

Talon, Durwin (2015), Associate Professor of Visual and Media Arts - Illustration. B.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design; M.A., Syracuse University; M.F.A., University of Hartford.

Tao, Yonglei (1990), Professor of Computing. B.S., Beijing University; M.S., North China Institute of Computing Technology; M.S., Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Tate, Sarah (2016), Affiliate Professor of History. B.A., Western Michigan University; M.A., Central Michigan University.

Tefera, Akalu (2000), Professor of Mathematics. B.Sc., M.Sc., Addis Ababa University; Ph.D., Temple University.

Terry, Geraldine (2012), Associate Professor of Nursing. B.S.N., Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville; M.S.N., University of Michigan; M.D., Michigan State University.

Thomas, Derek (2010), Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences. B.Sc., Ph.D., University of Wales, Swansea.

Thomas, Tricia(2017), Associate Dean for Practice and Associate Professor. B.S.N, M.S.N, University of Michigan; PhD, Waldon University.

Thompson, Anthony W. (1997), Professor of Visual and Media Arts - Photography. B.S., University of Dallas; M.F.A., Washington University Saint Louis.

Thompson, Cynthia (2013), Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences. B.S., University of California Davis; M.A., Ph.D., Kent State University.

Thompson, Elizabeth Guinevere (2014), Associate Professor of Visual and Media Arts - Illustration. B.A., Indiana University; M.F.A., University of Hartford.

Thorgaard, Scott N. (2014), Associate Professor of Chemistry. B.S., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Thorpe, Patrick A. (1988), Professor of Biology and Cell and Molecular Biology. B.S., Texas Lutheran College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Texas.

Thull, Greg (2002), Senior Affiliate Instructor of Mathematics. B.S., M.Ed. Aquinas College; M.S., Michigan State University.

Tian, Lin (2009), Senior Affiliate Professor of Communications. B.A., Nankai University; M.A., Indiana University.

Tiernan, Chelsea (2020), Affiliate Professor of Biomedical Sciences. B.A., Western State College; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Topper, Andrew (1999), Associate Professor of Education. B.S., Grand Valley State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Toth, Christopher (2009), Associate Professor of Writing. B.A., Hiram College; M.A., Ph.D., Iowa State University.

Towse, Theodore (2017), Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences. B.S., University of Massachusetts Amherst; M.S., University of Massachusetts Amherst; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Trefftz, Christian (2002), Professor of Computing. B.S., Universidad; M.S., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Tripp, Steven (1990), Professor of History. B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., University of California, Davis; Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon.

Truskowski, Scott (2009), Associate Professor of Occupational Science and Therapy. B.S., M.S., Grand Valley State University; Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University.

Tsou, Pei-Lan (2006), Associate Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology. B.S., National Taiwan University; Ph.D., North Carolina State University.

Tunstall, Dwayne (2008), Associate Professor of Philosophy. A.A.S., Rappahannock Community College; B.A., Christopher Newport University; M.A., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.

Tusch, Guenter (2001), Professor of Computing. M.S., University of Hanover, Germany; Ph.D., Medical School Hanover.

Tutt, Kevin (2003), Professor of Music. B.S., M.M., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

Tuma, Lorie (2014), Assistant Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management. B.S., M.S., Central Michigan University; Ed.D., Walden University.

Tynes, Jennifer (2015), Affiliate Professor of Writing. B.A., Knox College; M.F.A., Brown University; Ph.D., University of Denver.

Uglietta, John (2004), Professor and Chair of Philosophy. B.A., University of Chicago; J.D., University of Michigan Law School; M.A., Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University.

Valdez, Glenn (2006), Professor of Psychology. B.A., Tufts University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California.

Vallery, Richard (2008), Associate Professor of Physics. B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

VandenBerg, Neal (2016), Assistant Professor of Accounting. B.B.A., M.B.A., Grand Valley State University; Ph.D., Temple University.

VandenPlas, Jessica (2011), Associate Professor of Chemistry. B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.S., The George Washington University; Ph.D., The Catholic University of America.

VanderKooi, Marie (2015), Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N., University of Michigan; M.S.N., D.N.P., Grand Valley State University.

VanderMolen, Julia (2013), Associate Professor of Public Health. B.S., Western Michigan University; M.S., Clemson University; M.A., University of Alabama; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University; Ph.D., Western Michigan University.

Vandermolen, Rick (2016), Assistant Professor of Education. B.A., University of Western Ontario; M.A., Michigan State University; Ed.D., Eastern Michigan University.

VanderPoel, Jennifer (2006), Instructor of Radiologic and Imaging Sciences. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Van Wormer, Heather (2006), Associate Professor of Anthropology. B.A., University of Nevada; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Vaughan,Dana (2018), Clinical Faculty of Medical Laboratory Science. B.S., Northern Michigan University.

Vavrikova, Marlen (2005), Professor of Music. Diploma, Janacek Conservatory of Music, Ostrava; M.M., Eastman School of Music; D.M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Veasy, Joshua (2014), Assistant Professor of Physics. B.S., University of Rochester; M.S., and Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Veenstra, Victoria (2000), Associate Professor of Visual and Media Arts - Photography. B.F.A., M.F.A., University of Michigan.

Vèlez Ortiz, Melba (2009), Associate Professor of Communications. B.A., M.A., Purdue University-Calumet; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Vessey, David (2008), Professor of Philosophy. B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame.

Vigna, Janet (2002), Professor of Biology. B.S., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Villarreal, Melissa (2015), Assistant Professor of Social Work. B.A., Hope College; M.S.W., Ph.D., Western Michigan University.

Villatoro, Daphne (2010), Affiliate Faculty in Spanish. B.A., Grand Valley State University; M.A., Western Michigan University.

Viviano, Norwood (2005), Associate Professor of Visual and Media Arts-Sculpture. B.F.A., New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University; M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art.

Vlietstra, Sheryl (2012), Affiliate Professor of Education. B.S., Central Michigan University; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Vogelzang, Jody (2011), Associate Professor of Clinical Dietetics. B.S., Michigan State University; M.S., Grand Valley State University; M.A.T., Miami University; Ph.D., Waldon University.

Vrooman, Michael (2003), Associate Professor of Spanish. B.A., University of Toledo; M.A., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Vu, Kristen (2015), Assistant Professor and Program Director of Medical/Dosimetry Educational Coordinator and RT Faculty. B.S., M.S., Grand Valley State University; M.S., Dosimetry Certificate, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions.

Wagendorp, Jeroen (2004), Associate Professor of Geography and Sustainable Planning. B.S., Aquinas College; M.A., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma; AICP, GISP.

Walhof, Darren R. (2003), Professor of Political Science. B.A., Calvin College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Walker, Thomas (2010), Associate Professor of Political Science. M.A., University of Michigan; M.A., University of Kent at Canterbury; Ph.D., Rutgers University.

Wallace, Adrienne (2016), Assistant Professor of Communications. B.S., M.S., Grand Valley State University; Ph.D., Western Michigan University.

Wallace, Heather (2011), Associate Professor of Public Health. B.A., Indiana University-Purdue University, IUPUI; M.P.H., Ph.D., University of Kentucky, Lexington.

Wallace, Kody (2019), Assistant Professor of Music. B.M.E., University of Florida; M.M.E., Florida State University; Ph.D., Florida State University.

Wallar, Brad (2003), Professor of Chemistry. B.S., University of Michigan-Flint; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Walsh, Benjamin (2020), Assistant Professor of Management. B.A., Augustana College; M.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.A., Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

Walsh, John (2010), Associate Professor of Criminal Justice. B.A., M.A., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale; Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington.

Walz, Anna (2009), Associate Professor of Marketing. B.S., M.B.A., University of Southern Indiana; Ph.D., Louisiana State University.

Wampler, Peter (2004), Professor of Geology, Frederik Meijer Honors College. B.S., Western Washington State University; M.S., Oregon State University; Ph.D., Oregon State University.

Wang, Xinli (2017), Assistant Professor of Computing. B.S., Nanjing Institute of Meteorology; M.S., Ph.D., Michigan Technological University.

Wangdi, Yosay (2003), Professor of History. B.A., Loreto College; M.A., Jadavpur University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Nevada, Reno.

Ward, Jeffrey (2013), Professor of Engineering. B.S., Brigham Young University; M.S., Ph.D., Utah State University.

Ward, Séverine (2011), Affiliate Faculty of French. Maîtrise en L.E.A., La Sorbonne Paris IV; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Warkoczeski, Larry (2019), Affiliate Faculty of Health Administration. B.S., Western Michigan University; J.D., Valparaiso University; M.H.S.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Warsen, Gregory (2017), Assistant Professor of Education. B.A., Calvin College; M.Ed., Ph.D., Western Michigan University.

Watts, Keith E. (1996), Associate Professor of Spanish. B.A., Eastern Mennonite College; M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., University of New Mexico.

Weber, John C. (1995), Professor of Geology. B.S., M.S., Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Weekley, Ayana K. (2010), Associate Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. B.A., Truman State University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Weibel, Deana (2003), Professor of Anthropology and Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies. B.A., University of California, Irvine; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

Weis, Richard (1991), Associate Professor of Art and Design. B.F.A., Kansas City Art Institute; M.F.A., Indiana University.

Welling, Bethany (2008), Affiliate Instructor of Mathematics. B.S., Indiana Wesleyan University.

Wells, Clark (1997), Associate Professor of Mathematics. B.S., University of Kentucky; M.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky.

Wells, Pamela (1995), Professor of Mathematics. B.S., University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh; M.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky.

Wendland-Liu, Joel (2013), Associate Professor of Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies. B.A., The Evergreen State College; M.A., University of Texas at El Paso; Ph.D., Washington State University.

Werner, R. Marshall (2020), Affiliate Faculty of Chemistry. B.S., Cornell University; Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park.

Westbrook, Laurel (2009), Associate Professor of Sociology. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

White, Anna (2018), Assistant Librarian; B.A., Grand Valley State University; M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

White, Brian (1990), Professor of English. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

White, Julie (2002), Senior Affiliate Professor of Writing. B.A., M.A., University of Toledo.

Whitman, Heather (2015), Affiliate Faculty of Biology. B.S., Grand Valley State University; M.S., Ohio State University.

Wildey, Mikhila N. (2015), Assistant Professor of Psychology. B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Wiljanen, Dan (2016), Affiliate Faculty of Practice in Management. B.A., M.A., University of West Florida; Ph.D., Capella University.

Willey, Kristin (2016), Assistant Professor of Occupational Science and Therapy. B.S., Western Michigan University; M.S., University of Indianapolis.

Willey, Thomas (1999), Associate Professor of Finance. B.S.B.A., University of Kansas; M.B.A., University of Houston; D.B.A., Mississippi State University.

Williams, Elizabeth (Betsy) (2014), Assistant Librarian. B.S., Texas A&M; M.L.I.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Williams, Judy (2017), Affiliate Faculty in Education. M.S., East Texas State University.

Williams, Mark (2008), Professor and Associate Chair of Music. B.M., Michigan State University; M.M., D.M.A., The University of Texas at Austin.

Williams, Olivia (2005), Associate Professor of Education. B.A., M.A., Oakland University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Williams, Todd J. (2008), Associate Professor of Psychology. B.A., Ph.D., University of Alberta.

Wilson, Alex (2017), Assistant Professor of Music. B.M., Grand Valley State University; M.M., Arizona State University.

Wilson, Carol (2008), Affiliate Faculty in French. B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa.

Winchester, Randy (2002), Associate Professor of Chemistry. B.A., New College; Ph.D., University of Florida.

Winter, Janet (2012), Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs and Associate Professor of Nursing. B.S.N., University of Michigan; M.P.A., Grand Valley State University; D.N.P., Rush University.

Winther, Jennifer (2011), Associate Professor of Biology. B.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder.

Wittenbraker, Paul (1997), Professor of Visual and Media Arts-Visual Studies. B.A., Wabash College; M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art.

Witucki, Laurie (2000), Professor of Chemistry. B.S., Cedar Crest College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University.

Wolf, Michael (2000), Chair and Professor of Psychology. B.A., University of California; M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado.

Wolffe, Gregory S. (1998), Professor of Computing. B.S., Michigan State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

Woller-Skar, M. Megan (2009), Associate Professor of Biology. B.S., Miami University; M.S., Central Michigan University; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University.

Wolverton, Maureen (2001), Senior Affiliate Faculty of Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies. B.A., Michigan State University; M.A., Pacifica Graduate Institute.

Wooddell, Michelle (2014), Assistant Professor of Nonprofit Management. B.A., University of Michigan; M.P.A., New York University; Ph.D., Wayne State University.

Woodman, Alisha (2016), Affiliate Faculty of Computing. B.S., M.S., Grand Valley State University.

Woodring, Ira (2016), Affiliate Faculty of Computing. B.S., M.S., Grand Valley State University.

Woznicki, Sean (2019), Assistant Professor of Water Resources. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Wright, Diane (1992), Professor of Spanish. B.A., Aquinas College; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Wroblewski, Michael (2012), Associate Professor of Anthropology. B.A., Middlebury College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Wu, Mingyu (2009), Associate Professor of Occupational Safety and Health Management. B.S., China University of Geosciences; M.S., Indiana University; Ph.D., West Virginia University.

Wu, Shinian (1998), Professor of English. B.A., Xi'an Institute of Foreign Languages; M.A., Ph.D., Northern Arizona University.

Wyble, J. Randy (2008), Associate Professor of Therapeutic Recreation and Department Chair of Diagnostic and Treatment Sciences. B.S., M.S., Michigan State University; D.H.Ed., A.T. Still.

Xu, Gang (2006), Associate Professor of Geography and Sustainable Planning. B.S., Nanjing University; M.S., Chinese Academy of Sciences; Ph.D., Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz.

Xu, Xiaojuan (Xandra) (1994), Professor of Psychology. B.S., Beijing University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Yalda, Christine (2004), Associate Professor of Criminal Justice. B.A., University of Michigan; J.D., Boston University Law School; M.S., Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Yancey, Jason E. (2009), Associate Professor of Spanish. B.A., M.A., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Yang, Fang (2016). Associate Professor of Communications. B.A., Sichuan University, China; M.A., University of Alabama; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Yen, Huei Lan (2012), Associate Professor of Spanish. B.A., Jinan University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma.

Yidana, Richard (2006), Associate Professor of Sociology and African/African American Studies. B.A., Clark University; M.A., Ph.D., Binghamton University.

Youker, Brandon W. (2012), Assistant Professor of Social Work. B.A.S.W., Michigan State University; M.S.S.W., Columbia University; Ph.D., Western Michigan University.

Ysasi, Raul (2013), Affiliate Professor of Education. B.A., M.A., Grand Valley State University; M.A., Michigan State University; Ed.D., Wayne State University.

Yu, Yan (1998), Professor of Sociology. B.A., M.A., Beijing University; Ph.D., Florida State University.

Yu, Paul Woo Dong (2003), Professor of Mathematics. B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana; M.S., Ph.D., Illinois State University.

Yuhas, Michael (1985), Professor of Accounting and Taxation. B.A., University of Notre Dame; J.D., Indiana University; LL.M., Georgetown University; LL.M., University of Miami; C.P.A.

Zack, Suzanne (2014), Affiliate Professor of Visual and Media Arts, Film and Video Production. B.S. William James College; M.F.A., Temple University.

Zaszlavik, Katalin (2003), Associate Professor of Visual and Media Arts-Art Education. Diploma, Hungarian College of Applied Arts; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Zemmol, Gail (2008), Affiliate Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management. M.A., Michigan State University.

Zettle-Sterling, Renee (2000), Professor of Visual and Media Arts - Metals and Jewelry. B.F.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.A., M.F.A., Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.

Zhang, Xianguang (Peter) (2008), Professor of Communications. B.A., Xi'an Jiaotong University; M.A., Nankai University; Ph.D., Indiana University.

Zhao, Yi (2006), Associate Professor of Political Science. B.A., Peking University; M.A., Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; M.S.L., Yale Law School; Ph.D., Yale University.

Zinman, Donald (2006), Professor of Political Science. B.A., Brandeis; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Zivi, Karen (2011), Professor of Political Science. B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University.

Zuber, Duane (2018), Affiliate Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management. B.S., M.A., Grand Valley State University.

Zuidema, Scott (2017), Affiliate Faculty of Engineering. B.S.E., Grand Valley State University.

Zondervan, Angela (2014), Affiliate Faculty of Practice in Finance. B.A., Calvin College; M.B.A., Cornerstone University; D.B.A., Capella University.

Zwart, David (2012), Associate Professor of History. B.A., Dordt College; M.A., California State University, Fresno; Ph.D., Western Michigan University.



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