Carroll College Faculty

TRAVIS ALMQUIST (2016)

Assistant Professor of Biology

B.A., 2006, Concordia College

M.S., 2008, North Dakota State University

Ph.D., 2013, Washington State University

LESLIE A. ANGEL (2009)

Associate Professor of Psychology and Anthrozoology

B.A., 2001, Wright State University

M.A., 2003, University of Dayton, OH

Ph.D., 2010, University of Montana

DEBRA BERNARDI (1997)

Professor of English

A.B., Franklin & Marshall College

M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

MARIA BROSNAN (2006)

Associate Professor of Nursing

B.S., 1990, Loyola University of Chicago

M.S., 1999, Rush University of Chicago

STEPHANIE BURKHOLDER (2016)

Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S., 2006, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

M.N., 2011, Montana State University College of Nursing

ALYSSA CARLSON (2018)

Assistant Professor of Biomechanics

B.A., 2014, Carroll College

Ph.D., 2018, Montana State University

DANE J. CASH (2013)

Associate Professor of History

B.A., 1997, Ithaca College

M.A., 2003, Boston University

Ph.D., 2012, Boston University

WREN CHEATUM (2016)

Instructor of Chemistry

B.S., 2007, University of Georgia

M.S., 2009, University of Georgia

KELLY CLINE (2003)

Professor of Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy

B.S., 1998, Eastern Oregon University

M.S., 2000, University of Colorado

Ph.D., 2003, University of Colorado at Boulder

ADEL DIMIAN (2018)

Assistant Professor of Business

B.S., 1983, University of Minnesota

Ph.D., 1988, North Dakota State University

M.B.A., 1996, University of Minnesota

JAMIE M. DOLAN (2008, 2009)

Associate Professor of Sociology

B.A., 2002, Carroll College

M.A., 2004, University of Arizona

Ph.D., 2009, University of Arizona

RALPH L. ESPOSITO (1978)

Professor of Fine Arts: Visual Arts

B.F.A., 1973, University of Connecticut

M.F.A., 1977, University of Puget Sound

JODI FASTEEN (2015)

Associate Professor of Mathematics

B.S., 2003, North Dakota State University

M.S., 2005, University of Oregon

Ph.D., 2015, Portland State University

BARRY J. FERST (1980)

Professor of Philosophy

A.B. (L.A.S.), 1968, University of Illinois

M.A., 1969, Kansas State University

Ph.D., 1976, Tulane University

GARY FISCHER (2006)

Associate Professor of Engineering

B.S., 1978, Montana State University

M.S., 1986, University of California-Davis

JEANETTE FREGULIA (2007)

Associate Professor of History

B.A., 1982, University of the Pacific

M.A., 1987, University of London

Ph.D., 2007, University of Nevada, Reno

CHRISTOPHER FULLER (2004)

Associate Professor, Assistant to the President for Mission Integration and Effectiveness, Director of Hunthausen Center of Peace and Justice (Theology)

B.A., 1988, UCLA

M.A., 1994, Graduate Theological Union

Ph.D., 2004, Graduate Theological Union

KIM GARRISON (1996)

Associate Professor of Nursing

A.D., 1978, Northern Montana College

B.S.N., 1980, Montana State University

M.N., 1984, University of Washington

KATHY GILBOY (2013)

Assistant Professor of Education

B.A., 1987, Carroll College

M.A., 2002, Montana State University-Northern

EDWARD W. GLOWIENKA (2013)

Associate Professor of Philosophy

B.A., 2004, University of Scranton

M.A., 2011, Emory University

Ph.D., 2013, Emory University

JENNIFER GLOWIENKA (2003)

Professor of Biology

B.S., 1997, Boise State University

Ph.D., 2003, University of Colorado

LOREN GRAHAM (2001)

Professor of English and Creative Writing

B.M., 1980, Oklahoma Baptist

B.A., 1981, Oklahoma Baptist

M.A., 1986, Baylor University

M.F.A., 1988, University of Virginia

KATHERINE GREINER (2015)

Assistant Professor of Theology

B.A., 2005, Carroll College

M.T.S., 2007, Weston Jesuit School of Theology

Ph.D., 2017, Boston College

DONNA GREENWOOD (1981, 1986)

Associate Professor of Nursing

B.S., 1973, Montana State University

M.S.N., 1981, University of Portland

DANIEL G. GRETCH (2007)

Professor of Chemistry

B. S., 1988, College of Great Falls

Ph.D., 1995, University of Wisconsin

BENJAMIN GROSSMANN (2016)

Instructor of Physics Labs

B.S., 2003, Montana State University

Ph.D., 2010, Oklahoma State University

SOUMITREE GUPTA (2014)

Assistant Professor of English

B.A., 2001, Jadavpur University

M.A., 2003, Jadavpur University

Ph.D., 2013, Syracuse University

ERIC E. HALL (2013)

Associate Professor of Philosophy and Theology

B.A., 2002, Northwest University

M.A., 2005, Loyola Marymount University

Ph.D., 2011, Claremont Graduate University

RYAN HALLOWS (2014)

Associate Professor of Spanish

B.A., 2004, Central Washington University

M.A., 2006, Indiana University

Ph.D., 2013, Indiana University

ALAN D. HANSEN II (2008)

Professor of Communication Studies

B.A., 1996, Boise State University

Ph.D., 2002, University at Albany, SUNY

R. STEPHEN HARPER (1988)

Professor of Computer Science

B.A., 1973, Rocky Mountain College

M.S., 1988, University of Denver

PATRICIA HEISER (2012)

Associate Professor of Earth Science

B.S., 1990, University of Vermont

Ph.D., 1997, University of Alaska Fairbanks, College of Natural Sciences

JOE HELBLING (2012)

Associate Professor of Education

B.A., 1998, Whitworth College

M.S., 2005, Western Oregon University

Ph.D., 2012, University of Connecticut

DAVID HITT (2012)

Associate Professor of Chemistry

B.S., 2005, North Carolina State University

Ph.D., 2011, University of California

D. GRANT HOKIT (1996)

Senior Research Associate Professor of Biology

B.S., 1986, Colorado State University

Ph.D., 1994, Oregon State University

NIKKI HONZEL (2015)

Associate Professor of Psychology

B.A., 2004, Colgate University

M.A., 2005, University of Louisville

Ph.D., 2008, University of Louisville

ASHLEY STARK HOPE (2016)

Assistant Professor of Business

B.A., 2006, Carroll College

M.A., 2009, Boston University

D.B.A., 2015, George Fox University

JANET JOHNSON (2016)

Instructor of Nursing

B.A., 1998, Carroll College

JEREMY JOHNSON (2011)

Associate Professor of Political Science

B.A., 1997, University of Pennsylvania

M.A., 2000, Villanova University

M.P.A., 2005, Villanova University

A.M., 2007, Brown University

Ph.D., 2010, Brown University

CHARLOTTE M. JONES (1993)

Professor of Communication Studies

B.A., University of Montana

M.A., San Diego State University

Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin

MARY E. KEEFFE (1997)

Associate Professor of Mathematics, Engineering & Physics

B.S., 1984, University of Notre Dame

M.S., 1987, Cornell University

Ph. D., 1994, Cornell University

JULIE KESSLER (2017)

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

B.S., 2012, Hartwick College

Ph.D., 2017, University of Notre Dame

MEREDITH KRUTAR (2010)

Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S., 1999, University of Virginia-Charlottesville

M.S., 2005, Johns Hopkins University

APRN-BC, FNP, RN

DOREEN KUTUFAM (2006)

Associate Professor of Communication Studies

H.N.D., 1995, National Film and Television Institute, Accra, Ghana

M.S., 1999, Syracuse University

Ph.D., 2007, Syracuse University

PETER LARSEN (2017)

Assistant Professor of Economics

B.A., 1997, University of Montana

M.S., 2006, Cornell University

M.S., 2014, Stanford University

Ph.D, 2016, Stanford University

BELLE MARIE (1992)

Professor of Business

B.S., 1982, University of Montana

M.B.A., 1988, University of Montana

D.B.A., 2014, George Fox University

C.P.A., C.M.A., C.I.A., C.G.M.A, C.F.E.

JONATHAN C. MATTHEWS (1998)

Professor of Education

B.A., 1980, University of California, Los Angeles

Ph.D., 1994, Stanford University

JESSE MCCLURE (2018)

Assistant Professor of Anthrozoology

B.S., 2008, Saint Cloud State University

Ph.D., 2015, University of Massachusetts Amherst

THERESA A. MCHUGH (2018)

Assistant Professor of Microbiology

B.S., 2001, University of Notre Dame

M.S., 2004, Northern Arizona University

Ph.D., 2013, Northern Arizona University

JESSICA L. MCMANUS (2013)

Associate Professor of Psychology

B.A., 2003, University of Cincinnati

M.S., 2010 Kansas State University

Ph.D., 2013, Kansas State University

ERIC MEYER (2017)

Assistant Professor of Theology

B.A., 2003, Westmont College

M.A., 2008, Regent College

Ph.D., 2014, Fordham University

JEFFREY B. MORRIS (1994)

Professor of English

B.A., 1985, Boise State University

M.A., 1988, Pennsylvania State University

Ph.D., 1993, Pennsylvania State University

JULIA L. MULL (2011)

Associate Professor of Business

B.A, 1984, University of Louisville, Kentucky

M.A., 1990, University of Denver, Colorado

M.B.A., 2006, Indiana University at Fort Wayne

TERENCE J. MULLEN (1983)

Professor of Engineering

B.A., 1980, Carroll College

M.S., 1982, Columbia University P.E., 1989

JULIAN NOLEN (2018)

Assistant Professor of Psychology

B.A., 2008, Willamette University

M.S., 2011, Our Lady of the Lake University

M.S., 2013, Colorado State University

Ph.D., 2015, Colorado State University

BRENT NORTHUP (1989)

Professor of Communication Studies\Director of Forensics

B.A., 1968, Whitman College

M.A., 1976, University of Missouri-Columbia

STEFANIE OTTO-HITT (2011)

Associate Professor of Biology

B.S., 2001, SUNY at Stony Brook

Ph.D., 2007, SUNY at Stony Brook

KELLY PARSLEY (2012)

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences

B.A., 1998, Pennsylvania State University

M.A., 1990, Pennsylvania State University

M.P.H., 2016, University of Montana

WILLIAM B. PARSONS, JR. (2007)

Associate Professor of Political Science

B.A., 1998, University of Maine

M.A., 1999, University of Toronto

Ph.D., 2007, University of Toronto

DEAN PAVLAKIS (2014)

Associate Professor of History

B.A., 1980, Harvard College

M.A., 1984, School of Management, Yale University

M.A., 2000, University of Buffalo

Ph.D., 2012, University of Buffalo

LYNN L. PETERSEN (1999)

Professor of Music

B.S., 1984, Dr. Martin Luther College

M.C.M., 1986, Concordia College

Ph.D., 1989, University of Minnesota

CAROLINE PHARR (2011)

Associate Professor of Chemistry

B.A., 2003, Carroll College

Ph.D., 2008, University of Wisconsin-Madison

ANNELIESE POLLOCK RENCK (2017)

Assistant Professor of French

B.A., 2008, University of California–Santa Barbara

M.A., 2010, University of California–Santa Barbara

Ph.D., 2014, University of California–Santa Barbara

ERIK K. PRATT (1990)

Professor of Political Science

B.A., 1976, California State University-Fullerton

M.A., 1979, California State University-Fullerton

Ph.D., 1989, University of California-Riverside

JOHN RIES (2004)

Associate Professor of Theology

B.A., 1982, Cardinal Glennon College-St. Louis, MO

S.T.B. I & II, 1984 Universita Gregoriana-Rome, Italy

M.A., 1988, St. Louis University-St. Louis, MO

Licentitate, 1989, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven-Leuven, Belgium

S.T.L./M.A., 1993, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven-Leuven, Belgium

S.T.D/Ph.D., 2000, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven-Leuven, Belgium

ALEXIS J. RINCÓN (1995)

Assistant Professor of Spanish

B.A., 1981, University of Utah

M.S., 1985, University of Utah

ELVIRA RONCALLI (2005)

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Laurea, 1990, Universita’ degli Studi Milano, Italy

Licenciate, 1992, Universite Catholique Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium

Ph.D., 1998, Universite Catholique Louvain-La-Neuve-Belgium

JOHN ROWLEY (2013)

Associate Professor of Chemistry

B.S., 2005, University of Alaska Fairbanks

M.A., 2008, Johns Hopkins University

Ph.D., 2011, Johns Hopkins University

ANNETTE RYERSON (2011)

Associate Professor of Business

B.A., 1986, Rutgers, The State University

M.B.A., 1988, College of William and Mary

D.B.A., 2003, Nova Southeastern University

KAY A. SATRE (1992)

Professor of English

B.A., 1978, Carroll College

M.A., 1981, Boston College

Ph.D., 1998, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

GERALD SCHAFER (2014)

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences

B.A., 1995, Walla Walla University

B.S., 1995, Walla Walla University

M.S., 2001, Walla Walla University

Ph.D., 2013, University of Pittsburgh

JOHN L. SCHARF (1976, 1988)

Professor of Mathematics and Engineering

B.A., 1973, Carroll College

M.S., 1975, Columbia University

Ph.D., 1990, University of Notre Dame

SHAUN SCOTT (2016)

Associate Professor of Computer Science

B.S., 1990, University of Montana Western

M.Ed., 2004, University of Montana

Ed.D., 2008, University of Montana

ELIZABETH SHEAFOR (2014)

Instructor of Biology

B.A., 1993, University of California, Santa Cruz

M.A., 1997, Colorado University, Boulder

BRANDON SHEAFOR (2010)

Professor of Biology

B.A., 1988, Colorado College

Ph.D., 1997, University of Colorado at Boulder

KIMBERLY SHIRE (2016)

Assistant Professor of Theatre

B.A., 1995, Seattle Pacific University

M.F.A., 2015, University of Hawai’i at Manoa

WILLIAM MARK SMILLIE (1995)

Professor of Philosophy

B.A., 1983, Thomas Aquinas College

Ph.D., 1992, University of Notre Dame

ROBERT J. STANSBERRY (2001, 2017)

Associate Professor of Special Education

B.A., 1971 Newberry College

M.A., 1976 Ball State University

Ed.S., 1982 Georgia State University

Ed.D., 1989 University of Georgia

KEVIN C. STEWART (2010)

Associate Professor of English/Creative Writing

B.S. Civil Engineering Technology

B.S. Architectural Engineering Technology, 1987, Bluefield State College
B.A., English, May 1991, Concord University

M.A., English, May 1993, Radford University

M.F.A., 1996, University of Arkansas

ALEX STREET (2014)

Associate Professor of Political Science

B.A., 2003, University of Oxford

M.A., 2006, University of California, Berkeley

Ph.D., 2011, University of California, Berkeley

KYLE S. STRODE (2000)

Professor of Chemistry

B.A., 1986, Manchester College

Ph.D., 1993, Montana State University

ERIC SULLIVAN (2013)

Associate Professor of Math

B.S., 1998, Iowa State University

M.S., 2007, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Ph.D., 2013, University of Colorado Denver

MARIE SUTHERS (2012)

Professor of Psychology and Anthrozoology

B.S., 1978, The Ohio State University

D.V.M., 1982, The Ohio State University

ANTHONY M. SZPILKA (1993)

Professor of Mathematics, Engineering, and Physics

B.S., 1979, Princeton University

M.S., 1983, Cornell University

Ph.D., 1985, Cornell University

ANDREW THOMAS (2018)

Instructor of Accounting

B.A., 2002, University of Maine

M.A., 2004, Northern Illinois University

Ph.D., 2010, Washington State University

J.D., 2014, Gonzaga University

M.A., 2016, Gonzaga University

MARK P. THOMPSON (2016)

Assistant Professor of Miltary Science

B.A., 2007, Carroll College

LAURI TRAVIS (2016)

Assistant Professor of Anthropology and the Environmental Program

B.A., 1985, Colorado State University

M.A., 1986, Colorado State University

Ph.D., 1996, University of Utah

KATHERINE WAGNER (2016)

Instructor of Health Sciences

B.A., 2010, Gonzaga University

M.S., 2012, Montana State University

WILLIS WEIGHT (SPRING 2009)

Professor of Engineering

B.S., 1980, Brigham Young University

Ph.D., 1989, University of Wyoming

THEODORE J. WENDT (2013)

Associate Professor of Math and Computer Science

B.A., 2002, Carroll College

M.S., 2006, The University of Iowa

M.C.S., 2008, The University of Iowa

Ph.D., 2008, The University of Iowa

KARMEN WILLIAMS (2016)

Associate Professor of Nursing

B.S., 1994, University of Wyoming

M.S., 2008, Walden University