Faculty Credentials

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Faculty


ABBOTT, Jessica (2017) Tenured Associate Professor of Criminal Justice; B.A., 2004, University of Tennessee-Martin; M.A., 2007, Ph.D., 2011, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.

ABEGG, Paul (2007) Tenured Professor of Music; B.M., 1993, Brigham Young University; M.M., 1997, D.M.A., 2001, Michigan State University.

ALDRICH, Dianne M. (2007) Tenured Librarian; B.A., 2001, California State University, San Marcos; M.S.L.I.S., 2004, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

ALLRED, Nancy (2005) Tenured Professor of Music; B.M., 1986, M.M. 1988, Brigham Young University; D.M.A., 1999, University of Missouri.

ALVARADO, Raisa (2018) Assistant Professor of Communication; B.A., 2011, California State University, San Marcos; M.A., 2014, California State University, Long Beach; Ph.D., 2018, University of Denver.

AMES, Caleb J. (2008) Tenured Librarian; B.A., 2003, M.S.I.S., 2006, University of Texas at Austin.

ANDERSON, Verl (2000) Tenured Professor of Business Administration; B.S., 1969, M.L.S., 1973, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., 1985, Arizona State University.

ANDES, Richard (2015) Assistant Professor of the Practice in English as a Second Language; B.A., 2002, Brigham Young University; M.A., 2005, University of California, Los Angeles.

AREVALO, Luis (2014) Tenured Associate Professor of Latin American Literature; B.A., 1984, Universidad JS Canas (El Salvador); M.A., 1992, Kansas State University; Ph.D., 2002, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

ARMSTRONG, Brenda (2013) Tenured Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene; B.S., 1999, Weber State University; M.D.H., 2010, University of Minnesota.

ARMSTRONG, Stephen (2007) Tenured Professor of English; B.A., 1992, University of Maryland, College Park; M.A., 2000, Ph.D., 2004, Florida State University.

ATKINSON, Jessica (2019) Assistant Professor of Dental Hygiene; A.S., 2004, Salt Lake Community College; B.S., 2011, Utah College of Dental Hygiene; M.Ed., 2019, Western Governors University.

AUSTIN, Viki (2016) Tenured Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene; B.S., 2002, Eastern Washington University; M.P.H, 2005, Portland State University.

BACABAC, Florence E. (2008) Tenured Professor of English; B.A., 1992, M.A., 1995, University of Philippines - Diliman; M.A., 2004, Ph.D., 2008, Bowling Green State University.

BAKELAR, Jeremy (2018) Assistant Professor of Biology; B.S., 2007; Ph.D, 2015, Utah State University

BANKS, Clare (2005) Tenured Professor of Math; B.S., 1995, Southern Utah University; M.A., 1997, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., 2005, University of Northern Colorado.

BARRY, Brad (1998) Tenured Professor of English; B.A., 1992, M.A., 1993, Humboldt State University; Ph.D., 1998, Bowling Green State University.

BARTHOLOMEW, Greg (2014) Tenured Associate Professor of Secondary Education; B.A., 1988, M.A., 1990, University of Nevada-Las Vegas; Ph.D., 2013, Utah State University.

BAUER, Karen L. (1993) Tenured Professor of Life Science; B.S, 1984, M.S., 1989, D.A., 1996, Idaho State University.

BELL, Sarah (2018) Assistant Professor of Psychology; B.S., 2011, University of Utah; M.S., 2015, Ph.D., 2018, University of Michigan.

BELL, Spencer (2019) Assistant Professor of Psychology; B.S., 2013, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., 2017, Medical University of South Carolina.

BENT, Rhiannon (2004) Tenured Assistant Professor of Mass Communication; B.A., 2002, Southern Utah University; M.A., 2004, Washington State University.

BRANDT, Adriana (2014) Tenured Associate Professor of Education – English as a Second Language; B.A., 2002, Centre College; M.A.T., 2004, Northern Kentucky University; Ph.D., 2014, Indiana University-Bloomington.

BRERETON, Dean (2018) Acting Assistant Professor of Nursing; A.A.S., 2001, Weber State University; B.S.N., 2006, University of Phoenix; M.S., 2010, Western Governors University.

BROEDER, Kathleen (2016) Assistant Librarian; B.A., 2007, Weber State University; M.A, 2012, M.S.I.S., 2012 University of Albany, SUNY.

BROWN, Christopher (2019) Assistant Professor of Business Management - Entrepreneurship; B.S., 2003, Utah Valley University; M.B.A., 2005, Thunderbird School of Global Management; Ph.D., 2011, Swinburne University (Australia).

BUCKNER, Cari (2008) Tenured Professor of Early Childhood Education; B.S., 1979, Brigham Young University; M.Ed., 1993, Ed.D., 2009, Utah State University.

BUHLER, Clinton J. (2013) Tenured Associate Professor of Humanities; B.A., 2006, University of Utah; M.A., 2008, Ph.D., 2013, Ohio State University.

BUI, Steve (2015) Tenured Associate Professor of Exercise Science; B.S., 2006, M.S., 2008, Kent State University; Ph.D., 2015, Texas A&M University.

BURNS, John C. (2012) Tenured Associate Librarian; B.A., 2004, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater; M.L.I.S., 2010, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.

CALVO, Cara (2016) Tenured Associate Professor of Medical Laboratory Sciences; B.S., 1983, Portland State University, B.S., 1983, Oregon Health Science University; M.S., 1990, University of Vermont.

CAMPBELL, Janet L. (2003) Instructor of the Practice in Computer Information Systems; B.S., 1996; M.Ed., 2003, Southern Utah University.

CARLSON, Robert (2008) Tenured Associate Professor of Psychology; B.A., 1992, California State University, Fresno; Ph.D., 1998, University of California, Irvine.

CARTMILL, Michael (2015) Tenured Professor of Spanish; B.A., 1994, Brigham Young University; M.A., 1998, Arizona State University; Ph.D., 2009, University of Utah.

CATON, Susan (2013) Assistant Professor of the Practice in Dental Hygiene; B.A., 1996, University of Utah; B.S., 2002, Weber State University.

CEBALLOS, Leonor (2007) Tenured Professor of Foreign Language; B.A., 2000, Universidad de Deusto (Bilbao, Spain); M.A., 2003, Ph.D., 2007, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

CHALLIS, Joy (2014) Education Field Placement Director; B.A., 1981, M.Ed., 2001, Southern Utah University.

CHAMBERLAIN, Alexander (2012) Tenured Associate Professor of Fine Arts – Graphic Design; B.S., 2006, Southern Utah University; M.F.A., 2012, Full Sail University.

CHASE, Randal (2006) Tenured Professor of Communication; B.S., 1987, M.S., 1991, Ph.D., 1997, University of Utah.

CHELLAMUTHU, Vinodh (2015) Tenured Associate Professor of Mathematics; B.S., 2003, University of Madras (India); M.S., 2005, Anna University (India); M.S., 2010, Tulane University; Ph.D., 2015, University of Louisiana.

CHEW, Christine E. (2011) Tenured Associate Professor of Psychology; B.A., 1989, Alaska Pacific University; M.S., 1995, Buffalo State College of New York; Ph.D., 2006, University of Denver.

CHEW, Julie (2015) Tenured Professor of Nursing; B.S., 1997, Excelsior College; M.S., 2000, Saint Joseph's College; Ph.D., 2008 North Central University.

CHILD, Angela R. (2011) Tenured Associate Professor Education; B.S., 1993, Weber State University; M.Ed., 2006, Ph.D., 2012, Utah State University.

CHILOM, Gabriela (2014) Tenured Professor of Chemistry; B.S., 1988, M.S., 1989, Polytechnic Institute, Bucharest (Romania); Ph.D., 2004, South Dakota State University, Brookings.

CHRISTENSEN, David (2017) Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering; B.S., 2012, University of Utah; M.S. 2015, University of Utah; Ph.D., 2017, University of Utah.

CHRISTENSEN, M. Shane (2012) Tenured Associate Professor of Fine Arts; B.A., 1997, Southern Utah University; M.F.A., 1999, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.

CHRISTENSEN, William (2002) Tenured Professor of Business; B.A., 1978, M.B.A., 1981, California State University, Hayward; Ph.D., 2000, Oklahoma State University.

CIACCIO, Jennifer (2008) Tenured Professor of Biology; B.S., 1991, Villanova University; M.S., 1993, University of Arizona; Ph.D., 2007, University of Miami.

COMEFORD, AmiJo (2007) Tenured Professor of English; B.A., 2002, Southern Utah University; M.A., 2003, Ph.D., 2006, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

CRAIG, Terri (2018) Instructor of the Practice in English; B.A., 2000, Florida Atlantic University; M.A., 2009, National University; Ph.D., 2018, Capella University.

CRENSHAW, Cheri (2008) Tenured Professor of English; B.A., 1999, University of Maryland; M.A., 2002, Midwestern State University; Ph.D., 2008, Texas Woman’s University.

CROSBY, Jeri (2015) Endowed Chair of Elementary Arts Education; B.S., 1988, Southern Utah University; M.A., 2003, Grand Canyon University.

DAVIES, Kristeen (2013) Tenured Associate Professor of Theatre; B.A., 1978, Hastings College; M.F.A., 1997, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

DAVIS, Aaron (2016) Assistant Professor of Biology; B.A., 2006, Ph.D., 2013, Utah State University.

DECKER, Ross (1998) Tenured Associate Professor of Mathematics; B.A., 1984, Arizona State University; M.A., 1994, Brigham Young University.

Del SESTO, Rico E. (2012) Tenured Associate Professor of Chemistry; B.A., 1997, Colby College; Ph.D., 2002, University of Utah.

DING, Zhao (2020) Assistant Professor of Communication; B.A., 2010, M.A., Tianjin Normal University (China); M.A., 2015, Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., 2019, University of New Mexico.

DiSALVO, Lauren (2017) Assistant Professor of Art History; B.A., 2008, University of Virginia; M.A., 2011, Ph.D., 2017, University of Missouri-Columbia.

DUPREE, W. Jared (2017) Associate Professor of Communication; B.S., 2001, Utah State University; M.S., 2003, University of Southern Mississippi; M.B.A., 2008, University of South Carolina; Ph.D., 2007, Kansas State University.

ECHEVERRIA, Henry (2020) Assistant Professor of Theatre; B.A., 2006, California State University of Bakersfield; M.F.A., 2011, Humboldt State University.

ERTEL, Susan (1999) Tenured Associate Professor of Developmental Composition; B.A., 1986, M.A., 1991, University of Central Arkansas.

ESPLIN, Derrick (2016) Assistant Professor of Accounting; M.S., 2003, Southern Utah University; Northcentral University, Ph.D., 2017.

FAWNS, Tracy (2018) Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.A., 2001, Portland State University; B.S.N., 2011, Oregon Health and Science University; M.S.N., 2014, Grand Canyon University; D.N.P., 2017, Boise State University.

FICKLIN, Travis (2016) Tenured Associate Professor of Exercise Science; B.A., 1997, Brigham Young University; M.S., 2006, University of North Carolina, Greensboro; Ph.D., 2012, Indiana University, Bloomington.

FISHER, Don (2016) Assistant Professor of Marketing; B.S., 1982, Idaho State University; M.S.B.A., 1987, California State University, Los Angeles; D.B.A., 2019, University of Phoenix..

FLACK, D. McGarren (2017) Assistant Professor of Art; B.F.A., 2005, Brigham Young University; M.F.A., 2008, University of Utah. 

FORSBERG, Jeremey (2016) Assistant Professor of Digital Design; B.S., 2005, Dixie State University; MFA in Graphic Design, 2018, Vermont College of Fine Arts.

FRANCIS, Timothy (2012) Tenured Associate Professor of Music; B.A., 2004, Brigham Young University; M.M., 2007, University of Northern Colorado; Ph.D., 2012, University of Oregon.

FRANCOM, Joseph (2008) Tenured Professor of Computer Science; B.S., 1998, M.S., 2001, Utah State University; Ph.D., 2007, University of Louisville.

GALEANA, Aurora (2018) Instructor of the Practice in English; B.A., 2000, M.A., 2002, Loyola Marymount University.

GALI, Kari (2018) Assistant Professor of Education; B.A., 1985, University of Hawaii at Hilo; M.Ed., 1992, Ed.D., 1995, Brigham Young University. 

GALLO, Sara (2013) Tenured Associate Professor of Dance; B.A., 2004, University of Montana; M.F.A., 2011, California State University - Long Beach

GARNER, Phillip (2014) Tenured Associate Professor of Economics; B.A., 1997, Brigham Young University; M.A., 2000, Ph.D., 2002, Brown University.

GASPARI, Martina (2014) Tenured Associate Professor of Biology; M.S., 1999, University of Padua (Italy); Ph.D., 2006, Karolinska Institute (Sweden).

GEORGE, Sean (2011) Tenured Associate Professor of English; B.A., 1993, Angelo State University; M.A., 1997, University of Northern Colorado; Ph.D., 2010, Texas A&M University.

GHASEMI, Marzieh (2019) Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering; B.S., 2007, University of Tabriz (Iran); M.S., 2011, Isfahan University of Technology (Iran); Ph.D., 2015, University of Central Florida.

GIBB, Jennifer (2018) Instructor of the Practice in English; B.S., 2001, Brigham Young University; M.A., 2011, Northern Arizona University.

GRAYSON, Kristy (2018) Assistant Professor of Marketing; B.A., 1990, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; M.B.A., 1996, University of Saint Thomas-Minnesota; D.B.A., 2018, Creighton University.

GREEN, Joe A. (1978) Tenured Associate Professor of History, Political Science and Economics; B.S., 1975, M.S., 1978, Utah State University.

GREENMAN, Cindy (2020) Associate Professor of Accounting; B.S., 1992, M.S., 2002, Central Michigan University; Ph.D., 2012, North Central University.

GUBLER, Shandon. (2013) Tenured Professor of Business; B.S., 1982, Brigham Young University, Ph.D., 1985, Brigham Young University.

HAENDIGES, James A. (2010) Tenured Associate Professor of English; B.A., 2002, California State University, Long Beach; M.A., 2006, Ph.D., 2010, Washington State University, Pullman.

HAFOKA, Moana (2019) Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice; B.A., 2010, Brigham Young University; M.S., 2012, Weber State University; Ph.D., 2019, Washington State University.

HALE, Roger (2014) Tenured Associate Professor of Music; B.M., 2001, M.M., 2006, University of Utah; Ph.D., 2009, Florida State University.

HAMILTON, Allyson (2014) Tenured Associate Professor of American Sign Language; B.S., 1986, Idaho State University; M.S., 1992, Weber State University; Ed.D., 2013, Lamar University.

HAMMOND-TODD, Michael (2019) Assistant Professor of Elementary Education; B.S., 1992, Colorado Mesa University; M.E.S., 1995, M.A.T., 2000, The Evergreen State College; Ph.D., 2018, University of Victoria (Canada).

HARDY, Jameson (2016) Instructor of the Practice in Mathematics; B.S., 2012, M.M., 2016, Utah State University; M.M., 2016, Utah State University.

HARRINGTON, Jennifer (2014) Assistant Professor of the Practice in Nursing; B.S.N., 2013, Dixie State University; M.S.N., 2017, Regis University.

HARRIS, David (2010) Tenured Assistant Professor of Communication; B.A, 2004, University of Utah; M.A., 2010, Southern Utah University; Ph.D., 2014, University of Utah.

HARRISJerald (2004) Tenured Professor of Paleontology; B.A., 1993, University of Colorado, Boulder; M.S., 1997, Southern Methodist University; Ph.D., 2004, University of Pennsylvania.

HARRIS, Matthew (2014) Tenured Associate Professor of Management Information Systems; B.S., 1998, M.B.A., 2002, Southern Utah University; Ph.D., 2016, Utah State University.

HARRIS, Paul (2011) Tenured Associate Professor of Criminal Justice; B.S., 2005, Brigham Young University; M.S., 2007 Brigham Young University; Ph.D., 2011, Florida State University.

HART, Susan (2013) Tenured Associate Professor of Exercise Science; B.S., 1984, Southwestern University; M.Ed., 1990, Tarleton State University; Ph.D., 1996, Texas A&M University.

HASAN, Md Sazib (2019) Assistant Professor of Mathematics; B.S., 2008, M.S., 2010, University of Dhaka (Bangladesh); M.S., 2016, Ph.D., 2019, University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

HAUCK, Nancy (2005) Tenured Professor of Elementary Education; B.S., 1988, Southern Utah University; M.A., 1992, Pacific University; Ph.D., 2012, Utah State University.

HAYDEN, Janice (2014) Assistant Professor of the Practice in Geology; B.S., 1980, M.S., 1981, Brigham Young University.

HEILIGENSTEIN, Janna (2020) Assistant Professor of Elementary Education; B.A., 1988, M.A., 1999, Ph.D., 2010, University of Wisconsin.

HICKS, Jesse (2016) Assistant Professor of Mathematics; B.S., 2009, Southern Utah University; M.S., 2011, Ph.D., 2016, Utah State University.

HOLT, (Douglas) DJ (2016) Instructor of the Practice in Computer and Information Technology; B.S., 2008, Dixie State University.

HUSSELBEE, Gayle (2019) Assistant Professor of Medical Laboratory Science; B.S., 1998, University of Utah; M.H.A., 2017, Ohio University.

HYLAND, Dillon (2019) Assistant Professor of Athletic Training; B.S., 2014, Keene State College; M.S., 2017, University of Utah; D.A.T., 2019, Indiana State University.

IONITA, Costel (2006) Tenured Professor of Mathematics; B.A., 1995, University of Bucharest (Romania); M.S., 2002, Ph.D., 2004, Louisiana State University.

IONITA, Violeta A. (2014) Assistant Professor of the Practice in Mathematics; B.S., 1995, University of Bucharest (Romania); M.S., 2003, Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge.

IYER, Meena (2021) Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy; B.S., 1974, University of Bombay (India); M.A., 1985, M. Phil., 1989, Ph.D., 1993, Columbia University.

JASMINE, Randall J. (2004) Tenured Professor of English; B.A., 1997, M.A., 1999, Utah State University; Ph.D., 2008, University of Mississippi.

JEFFREYS, Mark (2018) Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences; M.S. 1987, University of Montana; Ph.D., 1990, Emory University; Ph.D., 2005, University of Utah.

JENSEN, Kimberly (2015) Tenured Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene; B.S., 1996, Brigham Young University; M.S., 2014, Utah State University.

JIN, Zhenyu (2019) Assistant Professor of Geography/GIS; B.S., 2001, M.S., 2004, Nanjing University (China); Ph.D., 2011, University of Utah.

JOHNSTON, F. Ross (2017) Assistant Professor of Accounting; B.B.A., 1985, University of Oklahoma; M.S., 1994, Oklahoma City University; D.B.A, 2016, Northcentral University.

JONES, John (2005) Tenured Associate Professor of Psychology; B.A., 1996, Idaho State University; Ph.D., 2003, State University of New York at Buffalo.

JONES, Linda M. (2007) Tenured Librarian; B.A., 1978, M.A., 1983, University of Northern Colorado; M.L.S., 2005, San Jose State University.

KAGABO, Robert (2021) Assistant Professor of Population Health; B.S., 2004, M.P.H., 2009, M.S.W., 2015, Ph.D., 2016, University of Utah.

KEARL, Matthew (2013) Assistant Professor of the Practice in Web Development: B.S., 2007, Dixie State University; M.S., 2010, Dakota State University. 

KING, Cindy (2016) Tenured Assistant Professor of English; B.A., 1993, University of Toledo; M.A., 1996, University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., 2007, Florida State University.

KLEIN, Lora (2020) Instructor of the Practice in Computer Science; B.S., 2017, Dixie State University.

KUMAR, Rajnish (2020) Assistant Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering; B.Tech, 2004, National Institute of Technology Patna (India), M.S., 2009, Ph.D., 2016, Texas Tech University.

LARSEN, Curtis (1999) Tenured Associate Professor of Computer Science; B.A., 1991, M.S., 1998, University of Utah.

LARSEN-RIFE, Dannelle (2009) Tenured Associate Professor of Psychology; B.A., 1998, California State University, San Bernardino; Ph.D., 2006, University of California, Davis.

LEIGH, Katherine (2014) Tenured Associate Professor of Chemistry; B.S., 2006, Southern Utah University; M.S., 2013, Ph.D., 2014, University of Memphis.

LIBERO, Elizabeth (2020) Assistant Professor of History; B.A., 2001, Smith College; M.A., 2006, Teachers College Columbia University; M.A., 2012, University of Liverpool (UK); Ph.D., 2019, University of Portsmouth (UK).

LIN, Hengjun (2019) Assistant Professor of Communication; B.S., 2010, B.A., 2012, Lanzhou University (China); M.A., 2014, University of New Mexico; Ph.D., 2018, Ohio University.

LINDSEY, Scott H. (2011) Tenured Associate Professor of Operations Management; B.S., 1984, Brigham Young University; M.B.A., 1987, Ph.D., 2012, University of Utah.

LINDSTROM, Braden G. (2014) Tenured Associate Professor of English; B.S., 1987, Utah State University; M.S., 1994, Utah State University; Ph.D., 2010, University of Hawai'i.

LIU, Jie (2006) Tenured Professor of Mathematics; B.A., 1994, Jiangxi Normal University (China); M.S., 2002, Ph.D., 2006, University of Texas at Arlington.

LOVELL, Joseph (2016) Tenured Associate Professor of Recreation Management; B.A., 2007, Southern Virginia University; M.S., 2008, University of Idaho; Ed.D., 2013, Lindenwood University.  

LUDLOW, Elizabeth (2017) Instructor of the Practice of Mathematics, B.S., 2011, Utah State University' M.S. 2013, University College Dublin (Ireland).

MAHMUD, Munir (2006) Tenured Professor of Economics; B.S., 1985, M.S., 1988, University of Dhaka (Bangladesh); M.S., 1992, Ph.D., 1997, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

MARTINEZ, Dennis J. (1995) Tenured Professor of Art; B.A.,1986, Princeton University; M.A., 1990, University of New Mexico; M.F.A., 1995, University of Colorado.

MATHESON, Robert (2016) Assistant Professor of Music; B.M., 2004, California State University, Long Beach; M.M., 2006, D.M.A., 2012, University of Arizona. 

MATSUBARA, Chizu (2006) Tenured Professor of Elementary Education; B.A., 1994, Meijigakuin University (Japan); M.S., 2000, Florida International University; Ph.D., 2008, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

MAYFIELD, Lori (2018) Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S., 2013, B.S.N., 2015, Dixie State University; D.N.P., 2018, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions.

McDERMOTT, Michelle (2010) Tenured Associate Professor of Nursing; B.S., 1999, Excelsior College; M.S.N., 2010, University of Phoenix; Ph.D., 2017, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. 

McLEOD, Norman C. Jr. (1999) Tenured Professor of History; B.A., 1981, M.A., 1982, Virginia State University; Ph.D., 1991, Howard University.

McMURRIN, Joy (2013) Assistant Professor of English; B.S., 2006, Southern Utah University; M.A., 2010, Northern Arizona University; Ph.D., 2016, Texas Tech University.

MELTON, Greg (2020) Assistant Professor of Geology; B.S., 2003, Brigham Young University; M.S., 2007, Colorado School of Mines; Ph.D., 2013, University of Alberta (Canada).

MENG, K. Nathan (2017) Assistant Professor of Psychology; B.S., 2002, Utah State University; M.S., 2005, Seattle Pacific University; Ph.D., 2013, Brigham Young University.

MEYER, Jennifer (2016) Assistant Professor of Chemistry; B.S., 2005, Central Michigan University; Ph.D., 2009, Michigan State University. 

MILES, Scott (2014) Tenured Associate Professor of English as a Second Language; B.A., 1996, M.A., 2001, University of Utah; Ph.D., 2012, University of Lancaster (UK).

MOELLENDORF, Alissa (2020) Assistant Professor of Radiography; A.S., 1999, A.S., 2001, B.S., 2002, M.S., 2017, Weber State University.

NEIBERT, Peter (2019) Associate Professor of Athletic Training; B.S., 1996, Idaho State University; M.A., 1997, Western Michigan University; Ph.D., 2004, University of Idaho.

NIELSON, Robert (2010) Tenured Associate Professor of Computer Science; B.S., 1983, Southern Utah University; M.S., 2005, Utah State University; D.C.S., 2009, Colorado Technical University.

O, Hosok (2013) Tenured Associate Professor of History; B.A., 2000, Colorado State University; M.A., 2002, University of Central Oklahoma; Ph.D., 2010, Oklahoma State University.

O’BRIEN, Erin E. (2008) Tenured Professor of Biology; B.A. 1996, Bryn Mawr College; Ph.D., 2004, University of Illinois, Chicago.

OLSEN, David (2021) Assistant Professor of Information Systems & Analytics; B.A., 1988, California State University Fullerton; M.Acc., 1989, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., 1993, University of Arizona.

OLSONKristine J. (2011) Tenured Associate Professor of Psychology; B.A., 1997, University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., 2008, Northern Arizona University; Ph.D., 2011, Washington State University.

OLSON, Mark (2020) Instructor of the Practice in Nursing; A.S., 1998, B.S.N., 2000, Weber State University; M.S.N., 2013, University of Phoenix.

ORTIZ, Erin (2015) Tenured Associate Professor of Communication; B.A., 2002, SUNY College at Plattsburg; M.A., 2006, Duquesne University; Ph.D., 2011, University of Utah.

PAK, Byungeun (2020) Assistant Professor of Elementary Education; B.A., 1994, Jeonju National University of Education (Korea); M.Ed., 2007, Chonbuk National University (Korea); Ph.D., 2020, Michigan State University.

PARSON, Delwin O. (1988) Tenured Professor of Art; B.A., 1972, M.F.A., 1975, Brigham Young University.

PEDERSEN, Joshua (2019) Instructor of the Practice in Digital Design; B.S., 2015, Dixie State University.

PETERSEN, Tiffany (2012) Tenured Associate Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., 2007, Southern Utah University; M.S.N., 2011, Regis University.

PETERSON, Michael K. (2013) Tenured Associate Professor of English; B.A., 2005, M.A., 2008, Boise State University; Ph.D., 2012, University of New Hampshire.

PHELAN, Korey (2019) Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice; B.A., 2005, B.A., 2009, University of Kentucky; M.A., 2010, Eastern Kentucky University; Ph.D., 2019, Southern Illinois University.

PILKINGTON, Olga (2018) Assistant Professor of English; B.A., 2006, Southern Utah University; M.A., 2009, University of Massachusetts; Ph.D., 2016, University of Birmingham (UK).

POAST, Michele (2012) Assistant Professor of the Practice in Mathematics; B.A., 1995, Hawaii Pacific University; M.S., 1999, Fayetteville State University; Ed.D, 2018 Sam Houston State University.

QUINN, Stephen (Ren) (2018) Assistant Professor of Computer Science; B.S., 2013, Dixie State University; Ph.D., 2019, University of Utah.

RAMSAY, Rachel (2015) Assistant Professor of Digital Design & Web; B.S., 1997, Utah State University; M.F.A., 2014, Vermont College of Fine Arts.

RASMUSSEN, John (2014) Tenured Associate Professor of Medical Laboratory Science; B.A., 2000, Utah State University; Ph.D., 2008, Stony Brook University.

REAM, Haylee (2016) Assistant Professor of Digital Design; B.S., 2010, Dixie State University; M.F.A., 2019, Vermont College of Fine Arts.

REBER, Cynthia (2019) Assistant Professor of the Practice in Nursing; A.S., 1995, College of the Desert; B.A., 1991, Vanderbilt University; M.S.N., 2000, University of Phoenix.

REESE, Diana (2019) Assistant Professor of Chemistry; B.S., 2014, Southern Utah University.

REID, Russell (2019) Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering; B.S., 2003, Brigham Young University; M.E., 2005, University of Virginia; Ph.D., 2016, University of Utah.

RHODES, Rhonda (2014) Tenured Assistant Professor of Music Education; B.A., 1987, Utah State University; M.A., 2000, Northern Arizona University; D.M.A., 2017, Boston University.

RICHAN, Teisha (2019) Instructor of the Practice in Chemistry; B.S., 2013, Southern Utah University; M.S., 2017, Utah State University.

RICHARDS, Chelsea (2014) Tenured Associate Professor of Theatre; B.A., 2010, University of Nebraska-Kearney; M.F.A., 2014, Utah State University.

RIGBY, Tiera (2014) Tenured Associate Professor of Radiography; B.S., 2010, M.S., 2012, Weber State University.

ROBINSON, Jessica (2013) Tenured Associate Professor of Respiratory Therapy; B.S., 2008, Weber State University; M.B.A., 2014, Western Governors University.

ROSE, Kathy (2020) Instructor of the Practice in English; B.A., 1981, Southern Utah University; M.A., 1986, University of Utah; Ph.D., 2017, Iowa State University.

ROSSNancy (2013) Tenured Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences; M.A., 2002, University of S. Andrews; Ph.D., 2007, University of Cambridge.

ROSS, Russell (2007) Tenured Associate Professor of Computer Science; A.B., 2001, Harvard University; Ph.D., 2007, University of Cambridge.

SAAR, Helen (2012) Tenured Associate Professor of Finance; B.A., 2004, Audentes University (Tallinn, Estonia); M.B.A., 2007, California State University, San Bernardino; Ph.D., 2012, University of Hawaii, Manoa.

SAMBANDHAM, Buna (2017) Assistant Professor of Mathematics; B.Sc., 2003, University of Madras; M.Sc., 2005, Anna University; M. Phil, 2009, Bharathidasan University; M.S. 2014, University of Louisiana at Lafayette; Ph.D., 2016, University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

SCHATZBERG, Wendy (2013) Tenured Associate Professor of Chemistry; B.S., 2001, Western Washington University; M.S., 2007, Colorado State University; Ph.D., 2009, University of Northern Colorado.

SCHILLER, Andrew (2021) Instructor of the Practice in Engineering; B.S., 2012, Valparaiso University.

SCHNEIDER, Nicole (2018) Assistant Professor of Physical Therapist Assistant; B.S., 1998, Idaho State University; M.P.T., 2002, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga; D.P.T., 2008, Temple University.

SCHWAB, Patrick (2017) Assistant Professor of Education; B.S., 1999, University of Arizona; M.Ed., 2009, Ph.D., 2013, Arizona State University.

SCOTT, Judy (2014) Tenured Associate Professor of Nursing; B.S., 1991, M.S.N., 1998, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Ed.D., 2019, Grand Canyon University.

SEMPLE, Jason (2020) Assistant Professor of Respiratory Therapy; A.S., 2012, Ozarks Technical Community College; B.S., 2012, Missouri State University; M.H.A, 2017, A.T. Still University.

SINCLAIR, Heather (2019) Assistant Professor of History; B.A., 1991, Duke University; M.A., 2014, Ph.D., 2016, University of Texas at El Paso.

SKEEN, Scott (2019) Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering; B.A., 2004, The College of Idaho; B.S., 2004, M.S., 2007, Ph.D., 2009, Washington University in Saint Louis.

SMITH, Bryant (2016) Tenured Associate Professor of Music; B.M., 2004, University of Utah; M.M., 2006, Brigham Young University; D.A., 2012, University of Northern Colorado.  

SMITH, Del (2007) Tenured Professor of Biology; B.S., 1991, Southern Utah University; M.S., 1994, Ph.D., 2000, Brigham Young University.

SMITH, Geoffrey (2017) Assistant Professor Biology; B.S. 2008, University of Central Arkansas; M.S., 2010, University of Central Arkansas; Ph.D., 2017, Utah State University.

SMITH, Kelly B. (1988) Tenured Instructor of Physical Education; B.S., 1986, Brigham Young University.

SMITH, Patrick (2019) Assistant Professor of Digital Film; B.S., B.A., Trinity University; M.F.A., 2013, University of Texas at Austin.

SMITH-LAHRMAN, Matthew (1998) Tenured Professor of Sociology; B.A., 1987, M.A., 1990, Northern Arizona University; Ph.D., 1996, Northwestern University.

SNEDDON, Jay (2017) Instructor of Information Technology; B.S., 1989, Byu-Idaho; M.S., 2013, Missouri State University.

SNOW, Nathan (2019) Assistant Professor of Media Studies; B.A., 2010, Brigham Young University; M.A., 2012, University of Bristol (England); Ph.D., 2018, University of Central Florida.

SPENCER, Jasmine (2020) Assistant Professor of English; B.A., 2004, M.A., 2011, University of Victoria (Canada); Ph.D., 2017, University of British Columbia (Canada).

STANDER, Barton (2000) Tenured Professor of Computer Science; B.S., 1991, M.S., 1992, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., 1997, Washington State University.

STANDER, Carol (2020) Instructor of the Practice in Computer Science; B.S., 1991, Brigham Young University; M.S., 2017, Utah State University.

STEIN, James (2019) Assistant Professor of Communication; B.A., 2012, M.C.M., Rutgers University; Ph.D., 2018, Arizona State University.

STICH, Elizabeth (2017) Assistant Professor of Dance; D.A., 2003, University of Georgia; M.F.A., 2011, University of Utah. 

SULLIVAN, (Steven) McKay (2017) Assistant Professor of Mathematics; B.S., 2013, University of Utah; M.S., 2015; Ph.D. 2017, North Carolina State University.

SULLIVAN, Steven K. (1996) Tenured Associate Professor of Physics; B.S., Utah State University, 1990; M.S., 1994, Brigham Young University.

TAYLOR, Lucia (2012) Tenured Associate Professor of Foreign Languages; B.A., 2005, University of Oviedo; M.A., 2009, University of Leon (Spain); M.A., 2011, University of Utah; Ph.D., 2015, University of Oviedo (Spain).

TERRILL, Trevor (2018) Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering; B.S., 2012, Brigham Young University; M.S., 2015, Texas A&M University.

TOBLER, Samuel (2011) Tenured Associate Professor of Physics; B.S., 2005, Brigham Young University; M.S., 2007, Ph.D., 2011, Arizona State University.

TUCKETT, Phil (2007) Associate Professor of the Practice in Communication; B.A., 1967, Weber State University.

TYE, Alexander (2021) Assistant Professor of Geology; B.A., 2010, Brown University; Ph.D., 2019, University of Michigan.

van der MERWE, Marius (2007) Tenured Associate Professor of Biology; B.S., 1990, M.S., 1995, University of Pretoria; Ph.D., 2004, University of Illinois, Chicago.

WALKER, Curtis B. (1995) Tenured Professor of Biology; B.S., 1987, University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., 1993, University of Idaho.

WEBB, Glenn (2007) Tenured Associate Professor of Music; B.A., 1992, Weber State University; M.A., 1993, University of Utah; Ph.D., 2014, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

WEBER, Jennifer (2019) Assistant Professor of Dance; B.A., 2001, University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.F.A., 2010, University of Iowa.

WELCH, Lisa (2012) Tenured Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene; B.S., 1991, University of Central Lancashire; M.S., 2012, Idaho State University.

WELCH, Vicki (2020) Acting Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., 1988, University of Utah; M.S.N., 2012, Walden University.

WHIPPLE, Malinda (2021) Instructor of the Practice in EMS; A.A.S., 2014, A.S., 2019, Dixie State University; B.S., 2020, Utah Valley University.

WIGHT, Shauna (2018) Assistant Professor of English; B.S., 2004, Utah State University; M.A., 2010, University of Utah; Ph.D., 2015, University of New Hampshire.

WIGNALL, Dennis L. (2004) Tenured Professor of Communication; B.A., 1973, M.A., 1988, University of Colorado, Denver; Ph.D., 1993, University of Denver.

WILCOX, Andrew (2012) Tenured Assistant Professor of Physical Therapist Assistant; A.A.S., 2001, Salt Lake Community College; B.S., 2014, Weber State University; M.H.A., 2015 Louisiana State University-Shreveport.

WILDE, Jason (2016) Assistant Professor of Family & Consumer Sciences; B.S., 1998, M.S., 2005, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., 2012, University of Minnesota.

WOLFE, John (2014) Assistant Professor of Philosophy; B.A., 2002, Truman State University; M.A., 2004, Ph.D., 2008, Baylor University.

WOOD, Barry (2018) Assistant Professor of Humanities; B.A., 1992, Johns Hopkins University; M.A., 1998, Ph.D., 2002, Harvard University.

WORKMAN, Emily (2019) Assistant Professor of Music; B.M., 2013, Brigham Young University; M.M., 2015, Yale University.

WREDE, Theda (2006) Tenured Professor of English; M.A., 2000, Georg-August-Universität (Göttingen, Germany); Ph.D., 2006, University of South Carolina.

WRIGHT, Linda (2008) Tenured Assistant Professor of Family Studies; B.S., 1981, Brigham Young University; M.Ed., 1996, Utah State University; Ph.D., 2016, Walden University.

WU, Ed (2014) Tenured Associate Professor of Psychology; B.A., 1997, Northwestern University; Ph.D., 2012, University of California, Davis.

YILDIZ, Muhammed (2019) Assistant Professor of Sociology; B.S., 2013, The Turkish Military Academy; M.A., 2015, Ph.D., 2019, Louisiana State University.

YU, Ka-Wai (2015) Tenured Associate Professor of Music; B.A., 2004, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; M.M., 2006, Indiana University; D.M.A., 2011, University of Illinois, Urbana.

YULE, Jeffrey (2015) Tenured Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences; B.A., 1987, Colgate University; M.A., 1991, Ph.D., 1998, Ohio State University; Ph.D., 2007, Stony Brook University.

ZIELKE, David (1990) Tenured Librarian; B.S., 1988, M.L.I.S., 1990, Brigham Young University.

ZUPANCIC, Kaylee (2021) Instructor of the Practice in Accounting; B.S., 2015, Dixie State University; M.Acc., 2016, University of Utah.

Administrators


BEATTY, Del (2008) Vice President of Student Affairs; B.A., 1991, M.Ed., 2004, Southern Utah University.

BERMUDEZ, Eliezer (2017) Dean of Health Sciences; B.S., 1982, M.S., 1984, University of Puerto Rico; Ph.D., 1991, University of California, Los Angeles.

JARVIS, Jeffery (2014) Dean of the College of the Arts; B.M., 1981, M.M., 1983, Baylor University; D.M., 1992, Michigan State University.

LACOURSE, Michael (2016) Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs; B.S., 1980, Springfield College; M.S., 1984, Ph.D., 1989, Indiana University; 

LAST, Bradley G. (2011) Vice President of Development; B.S., 1982, M.B.A., 1983, University of Utah.

LEE, Stephen (2019) Dean of Humanities & Social Sciences; B.A., 1981, University of San Francisco; M.A., 1985, Ph.D., 1993, University of Texas, Austin.  

MORRIS, Paul (2013) Vice President of Administrative Affairs; B.S.,1990, M.Acc., 1991, Southern Utah University.

PEDERSEN, Eric D. (1989) Dean of Science, Engineering, and Technology (Tenured Professor of Web Development); B.A. 1988, M.S.S., 1989, Ph.D., 2007 Utah State University.

PETERSON-FAIRCHILD, Kelly (2017) Dean of Library & Open Learning Services; B.A., 1992, Southern Oregon State College; M.L.S., 1996, Emporia State University.

SABEY, Brenda (2005) Dean of Education (Tenured Professor of Education); B.S., 1986, M.Ed., 1992, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., 1997, University of Nevada, Reno.

SHARP, Jordon (2012) Vice President of Marketing & Communication; B.S., 2005, Southern Utah University; M.A., 2011, Park University; D.M., 2015, Colorado Technical University.

WELLSKyle (2006) Dean of Business (Tenured Professor of Finance); B.A., 1998, University of Utah; M.A., 2002, University of Arizona; Ph.D., 2006, University of Utah.

WILLIAMS, Richard B. (2014) University President; B.S., 1994, Weber State University; M.S., 1995, Indiana State University; Ph.D., 1998, New Mexico State University.

Faculty Emeriti


Dr. Douglas D. Alder, History (2000)

Douglas V. Allred, Physical Education (1995)

Dr. C. Paul Andersen, Theatre Arts (1995)

Nolan E. Ashman, Psychology (2009)

Dr. Andrew H. Barnum, Life Science (1996)

Lee L. Bunnell, Mathematics (2005)

Terre Burton, English (2011)

Gary J. Caldwell, Music (2016)

John E. Carman, Automotive (2000)

Robert L. Cobb, Industrial Arts (2002)

Dr. Robert E. Coombs, Botany (2002)

Dr. Donna Dillingham-Evans, Mathematics (2013)

Timothy P. Eicher, FCS/Education (2014)

Arza C. Evans, Economics (1998)

S. Addison Everett, Spanish (2016)

Louise Excell, English (2004)

Dr. David Feller, Chemistry (2019)

Edwin W. Frantz, Automotive Technology (2002)

Dr. Ronald L. Garner, Music (2009)

Dr. Carole Grady, Nursing (2016)

Dr. John J. Hacking, Business (1988)

Rowena Hammond, Business (2006)

Janet L. Hansen, Mathematics (2014)

V. Lowell Hansen, Aviation (2001)

Dr. Brent L. Hanson, Theatre Arts (2014)

John F. Heppler, Biology (2005)

L. Grant Hinchcliff, Mathematics (1986)

Dr. Donald R. Hinton, Humanities (2015)

Fred L. Howes, Physics (1996)

Dr. Robert Huddleston, Accounting (2017)

Delora P. Hunt, Business (1999)

Lynn Hunt, Mathematics (2017)

Garn O. Huntington, Aviation (1994)

Demaree Johnson, FCS (2016)

Gordon Jolley, Mathematics (2017)

Dr. Janice M. Klein, English (2001)

Allan B. Laidlaw, Psychology (1988)

Dr. Philip B. Lee, Business (2014)

Dr. Li Lei, Dance (2018)

Jack Lounsbury, English (2018)

Candace Mesa, Developmental English (2013)

Dr. Daniel W. Miles, Chemistry (2001)

Scott L. Mortensen, Mathematics (2014)

Susan M. Mower, Business (2006)

Dr. Allan D. Payne, English (2005)

Dr. Ace Pilkington, English/History (2019)

Kathleen Pope, Psychology (2005)

Howard H. Putnam, Music (1987)

Edwin P. Reber, English (2013)

Sharon F. Robinson, Inflight Services (1997)

Linda Rogers, Computer Info Systems (2019)

Patricia A. Roper, Physical Education (2000)

Dr. Max H. Rose, Mathematics (2003)

Dr. Sandra L. Sandberg, Family Studies (2005)

Jay L. Slade, Graphic Arts (2009)

Becky Smith, Computer Info Systems (2016)

Brent E. Snow, Business (2005)

Val C. Stauffer, Computer Information Technology (2000)

Richard D. VanAusdal, Business (2002)

Peter VanValkenburg, Physical Science/Geology (2014)

Michael L. Woodward, Communication (2007)

Eric Young, Media Studies (2019)

Presidents


1911–18, Hugh M. Woodward 

1918–20, Erastus S. Romney 

1920–23, Joseph K. Nicholes 

1923–27, Edgar M. Jenson 

1927–33, Joseph K. Nicholes

1933–38, B. Glen Smith 

1938–50, Glenn E. Snow 

1950–51, Mathew M. Bentley 

1951–54, Dr. Ellvert H. Himes 

1954–64, Arthur F. Bruhn

1964–76, Dr. Ferron C. Losee 

1976–80, Dr. Wm. Rolfe Kerr 

1980–86, Dr. Alton L. Wade 

1986–93, Dr. Douglas D. Alder

1993–05, Dr. Robert C. Huddleston

2005–08, Dr. Lee G. Caldwell

2008–14, Dr. Stephen D. Nadauld

2014–Present, Dr. Richard B. Williams