Graduate Faculty Directory

As of May 8, 2008

Michael Abler
Associate Professor
Biology
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D.-North Carolina State University
 
Gwen Achenreiner
Professor
Marketing
B.S., M.B.A., St. Cloud State University
Ph.D.-University of Minnesota
 
Jane Aegerter
ME-PD
 
Vijendra Agarwal
Associate Vice Chancellor
Graduate Studies
B.S., Agra University Agra, India
M.S., Meerus University, India
Ph.D., University of Roorkee, India
 
Rafique Ahmed
Professor
Geography/Earth Science
B.S., M.S., University of Dacca, Bangladesh
M.A., University of Windsor, Canada
Ph.D., Ohio State University
 
Thomas A. Aiuppa
Finance
B.A., Western Illinois University
M.A., University of Illinois
Ph.D., Ph.D., University of Georgia
 
Ahmed Ali  
Assistant Professor
Educational Studies
Ph.D., MA, Ohio University
B.Ed., Kenyatta University
 
Janet Amann
Educational Studies
B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Donna M. Anderson
Professor
Economics
B.S., Lehigh University
M.A., University of Colorado
Ph.D., Michigan State University
 
Mary Leonard Anderson
Associate Professor
Theater Arts
B. A., Hamline University
M.F.A., Mankato State University
 
Carol Angell
Assistant Professor
Educational Studies
B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
 
Patricia Ardovino
Associate Professor
Rec Mgt/Therapeutic Rec
B.S., M.A., Ohio State University
Ph.D., Indiana University
 
George R. Arimond  
Professor
Rec. Mgt/Therapeutic Rec.
B.S., University of Minnesota
M.S., Bemidji State University
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
 
Constance M. Arzigian
Researcher
MVAC
B.A., Catholic University of America
M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Diane Aschmann
ME-PD
 
Keith Bakken
Adjunct Faculty
Exercise and Sport Science
B.S., U.S.M.A., West Point, New York
M.S., University of Illinois
 
Christine Bakkum
Registrar
B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Curtis Bakkum
ME-PD
 
Eric Barnes   
Assistant Professor
Physics
B.S., Northeast Missouri State University
M.S., Ph.D., Louisiana State University
 
James A. Batesky
Exercise and Sport Science
B.S., Lock Haven State College
M.Ed., State University of New York-Buffalo
Ed.D., University of Arkansas
 
Rebecca Battista
Assistant Professor
Exercise and Sport Science
B.S., University of Pennsylvania
B.S. University of Newark
Ph.D., Michigan State University-East
 
Daniel P. Beaman
ME-PD
 
Barbara Bennie
Assistant Professor
Mathematics
B.A., Bethel University
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
 
Cynthia Berlin
Associate Professor
Geog/Earth Science
B.A., M.A., Indiana University-Bloomington
Ph.D., Indiana State University
 
Gretchen Berns
Assistant Professor
Recreation Management/Therapeutic Recreation
B.S., Taylor University, Indiana
M.S., Eastern Kentucky University
Ph.D., University of New Mexico
 
Jerry Bertilson
Educational Studies
 
John H. Betton 
Professor
Management
H.N.D., Oxford Polytechnic (England);
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
 
Keith Beyer 
Professor
Chemistry
B.S. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 
Kathryn Birkeland
Assistant Professor
Economics
B.S., University of South Dakota
M.S., Ph.D., Arizona State University
 
Kim Blum
Associate Director/Lecturer
Athletics, Exercise and Sport Science
B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Tracie Blumentritt
Associate Professor
Psychology
B.A., Rice University
M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Houston
 
Leanne Bongers
ME-PD
 
Bonnie Jo Bratina
Associate Professor
Microbiology
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
 
Sandra Brauer
Educational Studies
M.E.P.D., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
A. Glenn Brice
Professor
Biology
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and
State University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee
 
Stephen C. Brokaw
Professor
Marketing
B.S., Indiana University
Ph.D., Florida State University
 
Taggert Brooks  
Associate Professor
Economics
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
 
Eric Brunsell 
Assistant Professor  
Educational Studies
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Ed.D., Montana State University
 
Ashley Burrowes  
Associate Professor
Accountancy
B.B.S., M.B.S., Massey University-New  
Zealand
M.A., Ph.D., University of Nebraska
 
Debra Buswell
ME-PD
 
Kristie Cadwell
Administrative Program Manager I
La Crosse Exercise/Health Program
A.S.N., University of North Dakota-Grand Forks
M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Steven Callister  
Adjunct Professor
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Gundersen Medical Foundation
 
Tracy Caravella (2004)
Associate Professor
Health Education/Health Promotion
B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University
 
James Carlson
ME-PD
ME-PD, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Melanie Cary
Assistant Professor
Psychology
B.A. Millikin University
Ph.D., M.S., Pennsylvania State University
 
William J. Cerbin 
Academic Program Director
Provost/Vice Chancellor Office
B.S., Purdue University
M.A., Columbia University
Ph.D. University of Chicago
 
Peter Chambers
Exercise and Sport Science
 
Barbara J. Chaney  
Assistant Professor
Educational Studies
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University
 
Mark Chavalas
Professor
History
B.A., California State University
M.A., Ph.D., University of California-
 Los Angeles
 
M. Beth Cherne
Associate Professor
Theatre Arts
A.A., Vermilion Community College
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Superior
M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota
 
Susmita Chiplunker
Adjunct Faculty
Biology
M.D., B.J. Medical College, India
 
Bonnie L. Christensen 
Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center
B.A., North Park College
ME-PD, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Gregory H. Chu   
Professor
Geography/Earth Science
B.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D., University of Hawaii
 
William Clow
Professor
Theater Arts
B.A., University of Missouri-Columbia
M.F.A., Illinois State University
 
Rebecca Cole  
Adjunct Faculty
Biology
Ph.D., Auburn University
 
John Colton
Associate Professor
Physics
Ph. D., M.A.
Berkeley, California
University of California
 
Scott T. Cooper
Professor
Biology
B.S., Michigan State University
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Georges G. Cravins
Professor
Geography/Earth Science
B.A., Southern University
M.A., Ph.D., Clark University
 
Jeannie Danneker
Assistant Professor
Educational Studies
B.S. Winona State University
M.S.E. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Jon Davies
Associate Professor
Educational Studies
B.A., M.A., Oberlin College
Ed.D. University of San Diego
 
Betty De Boer
Assistant Professor
Psychology
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-
Madison
M.S., Washington University-Missouri
 
Peggy L. Denton
Associate Professor
Health Professions
B.S., University of Minnesota-Minneapolis
M.S., Boston College
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee  
 
Martin Devine
Health Professions
B.S., St. John’s University, Minnesota
M.D., University of Minnesota
 
Michael Devine
Assistant Professor
Management
B.A., St. Olaf College
J.D., M.P.A., Drake University
Ph.D., University of Exeter, England
 
Alexandra Dimick
ME-PD
B.S., Brigham Young
M.A.T., Cornell University
 
Patrick J. Dirocco
Associate Professor
Exercise and Sport Science
B.S., Ithaca College
M.S., Ph.D., University of Oregon
 
Julie Dirocco
Educational Studies
B.A., Ithaca College
M.E.P.D., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Sarah Dixen
ME-PD
B.S., St. Cloud State University
M.E., St. Mary’s University
 
Robert J. Dixon
Assistant Professor
Psychology
B.A., University of Manitoba, Winnepeg
M.Ed., Loyola University, Chicago
Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado
 
Scott Doberstein
Lecturer/Athletic Trainer II
Exercise and Sport Science
B.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
M.S., Eastern Illinois University
 
Janis Doleschal
Exercise and Sport Science
 
Deborah Dougherty
Clinical Assistant Professor
Health Professions
B.A., Eastern Illinois University
M.S., University of Puget Sound
 
Nicholas Downey
Assistant Professor
Biology
B.S., Salford University
M.S., University of Toledo
Ph.D., University of Iowa
 
Roderick D. Duquette 
Professor
Health Education/Health Promotion
B.S., State University of New York-Brockport
M.S., University of Rhode Island
Ed.D., State University of New York-Buffalo
 
Christopher Durall
Senior Clinical Physical Therapist
Student Health Center
B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
D.P.T., Creighton University
 
Michael Durnin
Exercise and Sport Science
B.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
M.A., Mankato State University
 
Barbara Eide
Professor
Accountancy
B.A., Concordia College
M.S., North Dakota State University
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University
 
Abdulaziz Elfessi
Associate Professor
Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of
Southwestern Louisiana
 
Travis Erickson
Asst. Coach/Lecturer
Athletics/Exercise & Sport Science
B.S. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Dennis C. Fater
Professor
Health Professions
B.S., University of Michigan
B.S.., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Ph.D., Kansas University Medical
 
Teresa Faulkner
Educational Studies
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.A., University of Iowa
 
Lawrence Ferguson
Exercise and Sport Science
 
James E. Finch
Professor
Marketing
B.S., Canisius College
M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University
 
Billie Finco
ME-PD
B.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
M.S. Winona State University
 
Fran Finco
Educational Studies
 
Steven Foley
Microbiology
 
Lawrence Forkash
Educational Studies
B.A., Roosevelt University
M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Carl Foster
Professor
Exercise and Sport Science
B.S., Abilene Christian College
Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin
 
Anne Galbraith
Associate Professor
Biology
B.S., Briar Cliff College
Ph.D., University of Iowa
 
Barbara Gander
Lecturer  
Educational Studies
BS., ME-PD,
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Richard Gappa  
Professor
English
A.B., Regis College
M.A., University of Colorado
Ph.D., St. Louis University
 
John C. Gardner
Professor
Accountancy
B.A., Stetson University
M.A., Florida State University
M.L.S., Louisiana State University
M.B.A., Ph.D., University of North Texas
 
Eric Garland
Health Professions
B.S., Mankato State
B.S., University of Iowa
 
Thomas B. Gendreau
Associate Professor
Computer Science
B.S., Xavier University
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D., Michigan State University
 
Timothy Gerber
Associate Professor
Biology
A.A., Southeast Community College
B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.S., Clemson University
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
 
Mark H. Gibson
Assistant Professor
Exercise and Sport Science
B.S., Slippery Rock State College
M.S.Ed., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
M.S., University of Indianapolis
 
Lisa Giddings
Associate Professor
Economics
B.S., M.A., University of Nebraska
Ph.D., American University
 
Rick Gillis
Professor
Biology
B.A., University of Pennsylvania
M.S., Ph.D., Colorado State University
 
Nancy Gillmore
ME-PD
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.E.P.D., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Gary D. Gilmore
Professor
Health Education/Health Promotion
B.A., Hope College
M.P.H., University of Minnesota
Ph.D., University of Tennessee
 
William Gingerich
Adjunct Professor
Biology
Ph.D., Oregon State University
 
Timothy Gongaware  
Associate Professor
Sociology/Archaeology
B.S., Kent State University
M.A., Ohio University-Athens
Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
 
Wendy Grace
ME-PD
B.S., Midwestern State University-Wichita
M.E.P.D., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Lise N. Graham 
Professor
Finance
B.A., Michigan State University
M.B.A., Old Dominion University
Ph.D., Michigan State University
 
John Greany  
Assistant Professor
Health Professions      
B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Kristin Greany
Health Professions
B.S., Valparaiso University
M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Thomas Greiner
Assistant Professor
Health Professions
A.B., University Of Chicago
M.A., Ph.D., State University Of
New York, Binghamton
 
Keri Grokowsky
ME-PD
B.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
M.S.-P.D., Winona State University
 
Virginia Gronwaldt  
Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy
B.A., East Stroudsburg University
M.A., University of Toledo
Ph.D., University of Kansas
 
Sandra Grunwald
Associate Professor
Chemistry
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Troy Gunderson
Educational Studies
 
Jon A. Hageseth 
Director
Counseling and Testing
B.A., Augsburg College;
M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University
 
Jeannie Hanley
Senior Counselor
Counseling and Testing Center
A.A., Western Wisconsin Technical College
B.S., University of Wisconsin-River Falls
M.S., Winona State University
Ed.D., St. Mary’s University of Minnesota
 
Holly Hansen
ME-PD
B.S., Edgewood College
M.E.P.D., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Cheryl Hanson
Educational Studies
M.A., University of California-Riverside
 
Janis R. Hanson
Senior Lecturer
Modern Languages
B.A., M.A., University of Iowa
 
Naomi Harm
ME-PD
M.E.P.D., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Roger J. Haro
Professor
Biology
B.S., Humboldt State University
M.S., University of Idaho
Ph.D., University of Michigan
 
Kim Harrington
ME-PD
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Platteville
 
Beth Hartung
Admin. Program Specialist
Campus Climate
B.S., M.S.E., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Trisha Harvey
Associate Outreach Specialist
ME-PD
B.A., Luther College
M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Ed.D., Ph.D., University of Minnesota
 
Jon Hasenbank
Assistant Professor
Mathematics
B.S., Michigan Technological University
M.S., Ph.D., Montana State University
 
Chuck Hatfield
MEPD
M.S.Ed., University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
 
Michael J. Haupert
Professor
Economics
B.A., Loras College
Ph.D., Washington University
 
Mark R. Headington
Professor
Computer Science
B.A., Carleton College
M.S., University of Iowa
Ph.D., Iowa State University
 
Delores E. Heiden
Professor
Educational Studies
B.S., Dr. Martin Luther College
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Christopher Helixon  
Lecturer/Coach
Exercise and Sport Science/Intercollegiate Athletics
B.S., United States Military Academy
M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Thomas J. Hench
Associate Professor
Management
B.A., Franklin & Marshall College
M.A., Boston University
M.M., Vanderbilt University
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
 
Kevin Hennessy
Educational Studies
 
Tami Hillestad
ME-PD
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
M.E.P.D., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Jean M. Hindson
Associate Professor
Modern Languages
B.A., Luther College
M.A., New York University, Madrid, Spain
Ph.D., University of Iowa
 
Christine Hippert
Assistant Professor
Sociology/Archaeology
B.A., Clark University
M.A., University of Wyoming
M.P.H., PhD., University of Pittsburgh
 
Kristin Hoeft
ME-PD
B.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
M.E.P.D., University of Wisconsin La Crosse
 
Michael Hoffman
Associate Professor
Microbiology
B.S., University of Illinois-Urbana
PhD., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Jearold Holland
Associate Professor
Recreation Management/Therapeutic Recreation
B.S., North Carolina A & T State University
M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Di-An Hong
Research Program Manager I
Health Professions
B.S., Tsinghna University
M.S., Beijing University of Physical Education
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Tamara Horstman-Riphahn
ME-PD
B.S., M.E.P.D., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Jodi Hoscheit
Educational Studies
 
Deborah J. Hoskins
Associate Professor
Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies
A.A., Iowa Central Community College
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.A., Texas Technical University
Ph.D., Indiana University
 
Jeff Houser
Adjunct Professor
Biology
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
David Howard
Associate Professor
Biology
B.A., Occidental College
Ph.D., University of California
 
Susie Hughes
ME-PD
 
Kenny Hunt
Associate Professor
Computer Science
B.S.E.E., Southern Illinois University
Ph.D., University of Iowa
 
Christina Hupy  
Assistant Professor
Geography and Earth Science
B.S., Central Michigan University
M..A., New Mexico State University
Ph.D., Michigan State University
 
Erin Hussey
Health Professions
B.S., University of Illinois
 
Michael Jackson
Physics
B.S., State University of New York
Ph.D., New Mexico State University
 
Dean Jobe
Adjunct Professor
Microbiology
M.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Barbara Jochman
Adjunct Professor
Biology
M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Bonnie Johnson
Educational Studies
 
Dale Johnson
Educational Studies
 
Emily J. Johnson
Associate Professor
Psychology
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
M.Ed., University of Minnesota
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Joseph Kastantin
Associate Professor
Accountancy
A.A. El Paso Community College
B.S., Marian College
M.B.A., Butler University
 
Paul N. Keaton
Associate Professor
Management
B.S., Ph.D., University of Minnesota
 
Thomas W. Kernozek 
Professor
Health Professions
B.S., State University of New York
M.S., Illinois State University
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
 
A. Wahhab Khandker  
Professor
Economics
B.A., University of Dacca, Bangladesh
M.A., University of Western Ontario
Ph.D., Southern Methodist University
 
Daniel J. King
Educational Studies
 
Carol A. Kirk
Educational Studies
B.A., Colorado State University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado
 
Eileen Kirsch
Adjunct Professor
Biology
Ph.D., University of Montana
 
Dennis Kline
Assistant Professor
Exercise and Sport Science 
B.S., M.S., Miami University
 
Paula Knudson
Assistant Chancellor/Dean
Student Development/Academic Services
SAA/Psychology
B.A., University of Iowa
M.P.A., University of Hartford, Connecticut
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
 
Jennifer Kosiak  
Assistant Professor
Mathematics
B.S., M.S., University of North Dakota,
Ph.D., Montana State University–Bozeman
 
Joyce Koskenmaki
Art
B.A., Augustana College
M.F.A., University of Iowa 
 
Helen L. Kowalski
Professor
Mathematics
B.S., Mundelein College
M.S., Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology
 
David P. Krabbenhoft
Biology
 
Robert J. Krajewski
Professor
Educational Studies
B.S., M.S., University of Illinois
Ed.D., Duke University
 
Rosalind  Krajewski
Educational Studies
B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Sandra S. Krajewski
Professor
Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies
B.A., M.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Ginger Kranz
ME-PD
B.A., St. Olaf College
M.Ed., St. Mary’s University, Winona, MN
 
Thomas M. Krueger
Professor
Finance
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
M.B.A., Mankato State University
D.B.A., University of Kentucky
 
Thomas S. Kuffel
Associate Professor
Management
B.S., M.B.A., California State University
Ph.D., University of Iowa
 
Becky Lassee
Adjunct Professor
Microbiology
Ph.D., Iowa State University
 
Teresa Lee
Exercise and Sport Science
 
Anne Lembcke
ME-PD
B.A., Purdue University
M.E.P.D., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Charlotte Lemke
ME-PD
M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Oliver (Feng) Liu
Lecturer
Marketing
B.A. Shandong University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
 
Shelly R. Long
ME-PD
 
Steven D. Lovrich
Adjunct Professor
Microbiology
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Victor Macias-Gonzalez  
Associate Professor
History
B.A., University of Texas-El Paso
Ph.D., Texas Christian University
 
Margaret A. Maher
Professor
Biology
B.S., Texas A & M University
Ph.D., University of Tennessee
 
Katheryn Majewski
Clinical Assistant Professor
Health Professions
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Jane Maki
ME-PD
 
Mark Malisa 
Assistant Professor
Educational Studies
B.A., University of Zimbabwe
M.Div., University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D., University of Nevada-Reno
 
Kristi Mally
Assistant Professor
Exercise and Sport Science
B.A., Waverly, IA
M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Ph. D., University of Minnesota
 
Edward Malone
Clinical Assistant Professor
Health Professions
B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.D., Rush University, Chicago
 
Charles R. Martin-Stanley
Associate Dean
College of Liberal Studies
B.A., Amherst College
M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York-Stony Brook
 
Wendy Mattison
Educational Studies      
 
Bruce May
Associate Dean 
College of Business Administration
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
M.B.A, National University
D.B.A., U.S. International University
J.D., University of San Diego
 
Richard Mc Laughlin
Microbiology
Ph.D., Mc Gill University
 
Robin Mc Cannon
Clinical Assistant Professor
Health Professions
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Karen Palmer McLean
Dean
College of Science and Allied Health
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Ph.D., Arizona State University
P.T., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Jennifer K. Meece
Adjunct Faculty
Microbiology
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
 
Richard P. Mikat
Professor
Exercise & Sport Science
B.S., M.S., Brigham Young University
Ph.D., University of Utah
 
Emily Miller
Clinical Instructor
Health Professions
B.S., M.S., Marquette University
 
Jennifer Miskowski
Associate Professor
Biology
B.S., Alma College
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Michael Miyamoto
Assistant Dean of Students
Student Life
B. S., M.S.E., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Jane Patterson Mlenar
ME-PD
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.E.P.D., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Aaron Monte
Professor
Chemistry
B.S., University of West Florida
Ph.D., Purdue University
 
Betsy L. Morgan
Professor
Psychology
B.A., University of California-Santa Cruz
M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Irvine
 
Douglas Mormann
Adjunct Faculty
Health Ed/Health Promotion
B.A., St. Mary’s College
M.S., University of Minnesota
 
Mary Morris
Adjunct Faculty
Microbiology
M.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Ann Morstad
ME-PD
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.S., University of Wisconsin-River Falls
 
Brian Morstad
ME-PD
 
Rodney C. Mowbray
Biology
B.A., University of Minnesota-Duluth
M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University
 
Susan Murray
Professor
Rec Mgt/Therapeutic Rec.
B.S., Wichita State University
M.S., University of Memphis
Ed.D., Templeton University
 
Nancy H. Navar
Professor
Recreation Mgt/Therapeutic Rec
B.S., University of Dayton
M.S., Re.D., Indiana University
 
Jocelyn Horn Newton
Assistant Professor
Psychology
B.A., College of Wooster
M.A., Ph.D., Ball State University
 
Teresa Newton
Adjunct Professor
Biology
Ph.D., Iowa State University
 
Dung Ngo
Assistant Professor
Psychology
B.S., University of Massachusetts
M.S., Ph.D., Saint Louis University
 
Harry E. Nicklaus, Jr.
Director
Residence Life
B.A., M.E., Bowling Green State University
Ed.D., Ball State University
 
J. Leslie Oganowski
Health Education/Health Promotion
B.S., M.A., Miami University
Ph.D., Ohio State University
 
Carol K. Oyster
Professor
Psychology
B.A., University of California- Los Angeles
M.A., Loyola-Marymount University
Ph.D., University of Delaware
 
Yang-Il  Park
Associate Professor
Information Systems
M.B.A., Jackson State University
Ph.D., University of Mississippi
M.S.B.A., MIS, Mississippi State
 
Eric Pederson
ME-PD
B.S., M.E.P.D., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Richard L. Pein
Assistant Professor
Exercise and Sport Science
B.A., Ohio State University
M.S., Illinois State University
Ph.D., University of Tennessee
 
Kasilingam Periyasamy
Professor
Computer Science
B. Eng., University of Madras, India
M. Eng., Anna University, India
M. Comp. Science
PhD., Concordia University, Montreal
 
Lori Petersen
Lecturer
Exercise and Sport Science
B.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
M.Ed., Arizona State University-Tempe
 
John P. Porcari  
Professor
Exercise and Sport Science
B.S., Springfield College
M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts
 
Salah Qutaishat
Clinical Professor
Microbiology
Ph.D., State University of New York-Buffalo
 
Rhonda Rabbit
Associate Lecturer
Educational Studies
B.A., B.S., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
M.E.P.D., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Ronald Rada
Biology
B.S., University of South Dakota
M.A., University of South Dakota
Ph.D., Montana State University
 
Robert J. Ragan
Associate Professor
Physics
B.A., University of Tennessee
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst
 
S. N. Rajagopal  
Associate Professor
Microbiology
B.S., M.S., University of Agricultural
Sciences, India
M.S., University of Arkansas
Ph.D., Oregon State University
 
Mary Rathgaber
Clinical Associate Professor
Health Professions
B.S., Lake Superior State University
Ph.D., Indiana University
 
Jerry Redman
Educational Studies
Ph.D., Iowa State University
 
Kurt Reed
Clinical Professor
Microbiology
M.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Keely Rees
Associate Professor
Health Education/Health Promotion
B.A, University of Minnesota
M.S., South Dakota State University
Ph.D., University of New Mexico
 
David Reineke
Associate Professor
Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Wright State University
 
Paul Reuteman 
Associate Professor
Health Professions
BS, Marquette University
MS, University of Indianapolis   
 
Dennis Richards
Educational Studies
 
Robert L.K. Richardson 
Associate Professor
Educational Studies
B.A., Ph.D, Southern Illinois University
M.S., Northern Illinois University
 
Sandra Richert
Educational Studies
 
David D. Riley
Professor
Computer Science
B.A., Wartburg College
M.S., Ph.D., University of Iowa
 
Jodie Rindt
Psychologist
Counseling and Testing Center
B.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Larry J. Ringgenberg
Director
University Centers
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
M.A., University of Iowa
Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado
 
Soojin Kim Ritterling
Associate Professor
Music
B.M., M.M., Korea National University of Education
Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi
 
Brenda Rooney
Health Education/Health Promotion
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
 
Bonnie Roscovius
ME-PD
 
William H. Ross, Jr.
Professor
Management
B.A., Auburn University;
M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois
 
Marc A. Rott
Associate Professor
Microbiology
B.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Shauna Sallmen
Associate Professor
Physics
B.S. University of Toronto
Ph.D., M.A. Berkeley, CA
 
Mark B. Sandheinrich 
Professor
Biology
B.S., University of Illinois
M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University
 
Gregory Sandland
Assistant Professor
Biology
B.Sc., University of Victoria
M.Sc., University of Lethbridge
Ph.D., Purdue University
 
Diane Sasaki
Student Services Coordinator
International Education 
B.S. Loras College
MSEd., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Beth Satory
Lecturer
Psychology
B.S., M.S.E., University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
William Schwan
Associate Professor
Microbiology
A.S., John Wood Community College
B.S., Quincy College
M.S., Iowa State University
Ph.D., Northwestern University
 
Bradley Seebach
Associate Professor
Biology
B.A., Cornell College
Ph.D. Brown University
 
Steven O. Senger
Professor
Computer Science
B.S., Ph.D., Purdue University
 
Diane Sewell
Clinical Assistant Professor
Microbiology
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Parkside
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Jenny Olin Shanahan
ME-PD
B.A., St. Mary’s College of California
M.A., San Francisco State University
Ph.D., Marquette University
 
Michael Shanahan
ME-PD
B.A., Creighton University
Master of Div., Jesuit School of Theology, Berkeley CA
 
Joyce V. Shanks
Associate Professor
Educational Studies
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Steven V. Simpson
Professor
Recreation Mgt/Therapeutic Rec
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota
 
Arne Sippola
Associate Professor
Educational Studies
B.A., Central Washington University
M.Ed., Ph.D. University of Washington-Seattle
 
Karen Skemp-Arlt
Assistant Professor
Exercise & Sport Science
B.S., University of San Diego
M.Ed., North Dakota State University
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
 
Sara Slayton
Educational Studies
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Platteville
M.E.P.D., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Ronda L. Smith
Professor
Communication Studies
B.S., University of Indianapolis
M.A., Ball State University
Ph.D., Kent State University
 
Kathleen Snyder
ME-PD
B.A., St. Xavier University
M.A., Viterbo University
 
Lisa Snyder
ME-PD
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
 
Saundra Solum
Sr. Information Proc. Consultant
Information Technology Services
B.S., Luther College
M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Timothy T. Sprain
ME-PD
B.S., M.E.P.D., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Roger Stanford
ME-PD
 
Jeffery P. Steffen
Professor
Exercise and Sport Science
B.S., Dakota University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa
 
Brad Steinmetz
ME-PD
M.E.P.D., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Thomas Steward
Adjunct Faculty
Exercise and Sport Science
 
Barbara Stewart
Director
Multicultural Student Services
B.S., M.S., Iowa State University 
 
Paul K. Stoelting 
Geography/Earth Science
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
 
Gwyneth Straker 
Assistant Professor
Health Professions
B.S., M.S., P.T., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Eric Strauss
Assistant Professor
Biology
A.A. Barton County Community College
B.S., M.S., Kansas State University
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
 
Gubbi R. Sudhakaran
Professor
Physics
B.S., National College, India
M.S., Central College, India
Ph.D., University of Idaho
 
Geoffrey Swain
Health Education/Health Professions
 
Bernadette Taylor-Winfrey
Associate Professor
Microbiology
B.S., University of Nottingham, U.K.
Ph.D., University of California-Davis
 
Michael R. Taylor-Winfrey
Professor
Microbiology
B.S., Texas A & M University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Joan Temple
Clinical Assistant Professor
Health Professions
B.S., Mount Mary College
 
Alfred Thompson, Jr.
Assistant to Chancellor
Affirmative Action &Diversity
B.A., M.A., University of Iowa
Ed.D., St Mary’s University of Minnesota
 
Meredith Thomsen
Assistant Professor
Biology
B.A., Carleton College
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
 
Michele Thorman
Clinical Assistant Professor
Health Professions
B.S., University of Nebraska
M.B.A., Cardinal Stritch University
 
Casey Tobin
Assistant Professor
Psychology
B.S., M.Ed., M.A., Stephen F. Austin State University
Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado
 
Satoshi Toyosaki
Assistant Professor
Communication Studies
B.A., M.A., University of Iowa
Ph.D., The Union Institute
 
Vicki Twinde-Javner
Research Specialist
Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center
B.A., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
 
Gaye Tylka
Educational Studies
 
Garth Tymeson
Professor
Exercise and Sport Science
A.A., Hudson Valley Community College
B.S.E., Cortland State College
M.S.E, Brockport State College
Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University
 
Robin W. Tyser
Professor
Biology
B.S., Nebraska Wesleyan University
M.S., Oregon State University
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Brian E. Udermann
Associate Professor
Exercise & Sport Science
B.E.S., St. Cloud State University
M.S., Ph.D., Syracuse University 
 
Mary E. Vahala
Associate Director
University Centers
B.S., Ball State University
M.A., Western Michigan University
Ed.D., University of Georgia
  
Shane Van Dalsem
Assistant Professor
Finance
B.S., Missouri Southern State College
M.B.A., Kansas State University
Ph.D., University of Arkansas
 
Bart A. Van Voorhis 
Associate Professor
Psychology
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University
 
Thomas J. Volk
Professor
Biology
B.S., Ohio University-Athens
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Greta Von Der Luft
Health Professions
B.S., Boston University
M.S., Boston University
Ph.D., Temple University
 
Susan Wabaunsee
Psychology
B.S., Grinnell College
M.S.E., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
Gregory M. Walsko
Associate Professor
Educational Studies
B.S., M.A., Ball State University
Ph.D., Purdue University
 
David Waters
Associate Professor
Exercise and Sport Science
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
M.S., Ph.D., University of Minnesota-Minneapolis
 
Laura A. Way
ME-PD
 
Todd Weaver
Professor
Chemistry
BS, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
PhD., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Gregory P. Wegner
Professor
Educational Studies
B.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
M.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Dave Weiland
ME-PD
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A.T., Aurora University
 
John T. Weiland
ME-PD
 
Kuang Wei-Wen 
Professor
Information Systems
B.A., Tunghai University-Taiwan
M.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University
 
Daniel Widuch 
Lecturer
Recreation Management/Therapeutic Recreation
B.S., B.S., M.S.E., M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 
James Wiener
Visiting Professor
River Studies
A.A., Emmetsburg Community College, Iowa
B.S., Iowa State University-Ames
Ph.D., University of Georgia-Athens
 
Staci Wietfeld
Health Professions
B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
D.P.T., Creighton University
 
John Willson
Lecturer
Health Professions
B.S., University of Minnesota
M.S.P.T., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Ph.D., University of Delaware
 
Carmen Wilson
Associate Professor
Psychology
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University
 
Ken Winter
Associate Professor
Accountancy
A.B. Saint Anselm’s College
M.B.A., Northeastern University
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Robert Wolf
Associate Professor
Finance
B.S., Asbury College
M.A., Ohio State University
Ph.D., Michigan State University
 
Gary Woodward
Psychology
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Stout
 
Janet Woodward
ME-PD
 
Glenn Wright
Assistant Professor
Exercise and Sport Science
B.A., Ripon College
M.A., Ball State University
Ph.D. Auburn University, Alabama
 
Catherine Wycoff
Assistant Professor
Educational Studies
B.A., University of Michigan
M.A., University of Illinois
 
Marcie Wycoff-Horn
Associate Professor
Health Education/Health Promotion
B.S., University of Iowa
M.S.Ed., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University
 
Chia-Chen Yu
Assistant Professor
Exercise and Sport Science
B.S., National Taiwan Normal University
M.S., Ed.D., University of Northern Colorado
 
Mao Zheng
Associate Professor
Computer Science
B.S., Central China Normal University
M.E., Wuhan University, China
Ph.D., Concordia Montreal
 
William G. Zollweg
Professor
Sociology/Archaeology
B.A., M.A., University of Northern Colorado
Ph.D., Western Michigan University