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Faculty

(Arranged alphabetically by last name; parentheses indicate first year at MacMurray.)

Tamara O'Hearn-Amman (2015)
Tenure Track
Assistant Professor of Composition
Coordinator of the Writing Program
B.A., University of Virginia
M.A., James Madison University
Ph.D., Ball State University

Christina Anozie (2015)
Non-tenure Track
Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.S., University of Missouri — St. Louis
M.S.W., Saint Louis University School of Social Work

Donald L. Aubry (2009)
Tenure (2015)
Associate Professor of Education — Deaf Education
Director of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Teacher Education
B.S., Northern Illinois University
M.S., Western Illinois University
Ed. S., Western Illinois University
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

Karen Bade (2016)
Tenure-track
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
M.S.N., Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

Dana Bangert (2015)
Tenure Track
Assistant Professor of Accounting
B.S., Illinois College
M.A., University of Illinois Springfield

Eric Berg (2005)
Tenure
Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Moorhead State University
M.A., Luther Seminary
Ph.D., University of Kansas

Jeff Biessman (2012)
Tenure (2015)
Associate Professor of Secondary Education
Director of Secondary Education
Chair of the Division of Education
A.S., University of Wisconsin
B.S., University of Wisconsin — Whitewater
M.S.E., University of Wisconsin — Platteville
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

John Bolinger (2008)
Non-tenure Track
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
B.S., Greenville College
M.A., Western Illinois University

Margaret (Peg) Boudreau (2016)
Non-tenure track
Interim Chair of Division of Nursing
B.A., Illinois College
B.A., Sangamon State Universtity
M.S.N., Saint Louis University
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Jennifer Briney (2010)
Instructor-Non-tenure Track
Director of the Center for Learning Excellence
Instructor
B.A., Western Illinois University
M.A., Western Illinois University

Adam Cassell (2013)
Non-tenure Track
Public Services Librarian
Assistant Professor
B.A., Ohio State University
M.L.I.S., Kent State University

Barbara Chumley (2015)
Non-tenure Track
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., MacMurray College
M.S.N., Western Governors University (expected graduation 2015)

Jerry Covell (2005)
Non-tenure Track
Director of the Interpreter Preparation Program/American Sign Language
Instructor
B.A., Gallaudet University
M.A., University of Maryland, College Park

Todd Creal (2007)
Instructor-Non-tenure Track
Head Coach — Men's Basketball
Instructor of Sport Management
B.S., Illinois College
M.S., Western Illinois University

Mary Dial (2016)
Tenure Track
Assistant Professor of Nursing
A.D.N., Lincoln Land Community College
B.S.N., Benedictine University Springfield, IL
M.S.N., Benedictine University Lisle, IL

Danielle Doerfler (2009)
Instructor-Non-tenure Track
Head Volleyball Coach
Senior Women's Administrator/Instructor
Title IX Coordinator
B.S., Illinois College
M.S., Canisius College

Chris Douglas (2011)
Instructor-Non-tenure Track
Head Football Coach
Instructor of Sport Management
A.A., Carl Albert State College
B.A., Southwestern College
M.Ed., Wichita State University

Susan Eilering (2000)
Non-tenure Track
Head Librarian
Assistant Professor
B.A., University of Illinois — Urbana-Champaign
M.S., University of Illinois — Urbana-Champaign

Martha Gauthier (2015)
Non-tenure Track
Visiting Professor of Biology
B.S., Trent University Canada
M.S., Trent University Canada
Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Shahyad Ghoncheh (2014)
Tenure Track
Assistant Professor of Psychology
A.A., Oakton Community College
B.A., Roosevelt University
M.A., Roosevelt University
Ed.D., Argosy University

Susan Hall (2015)
Non-tenure Track
Assistant Professor of Interpreting
A.A., Tennessee Temple University
B.S., Tennessee Temple University
M.Ed., Tennessee Temple University

Khara Koffel (2004)
Tenure
Associate Professor of Art
B.A., Juniata College
M.A., University of Alabama
M.F.A., University of Alabama

Kyle Langhoff (2012)
Instructor-Non-tenure Track
Football Recruiting Coordinator, Defensive Coordinator
Instructor of Sport Management
B.A., Lake Forest College
M.A., Central Methodist University

Bruce Liebe (2012)
Non-tenure Track
Assistant Professor of Homeland Security
Chair, Criminal Justice and Homeland Security
A.A.S., Illinois Valley Community College
B.A., University of Illinois — Springfield
M.A., University of Illinois — Springfield

Allan Metcalf (1973)
Full Professor
Professor of English
B.A., Cornell University
M.A., University of California — Berkeley
Ph.D., University of California — Berkeley

Steve Oberg (2012)
Tenure Track
Assistant Professor of Business
Interim Chair of the Division of Business, Accounting and Sport Management
B.A., Life Pacific College
M.B.A., Ottawa University

Jill Parsons (2011)
Tenure (2014)
Associate Professor of Nursing
A.S., Illinois Valley Community College
B.S.N., Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing
M.S.N., Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing
Ph.D., Saint Louis University

Jodi Pupillo (2013)
Non-tenure Track
Clinical Assistant Professor of Social Work
Director of Field Education for Social Work
B.S.W., MacMurray College
M.S.W., Saint Louis University

Joana Ramsey (2016)
Tenure Track
Assistant Professor of Sport Management
B.A., Illinois College
M.S., Western Illinois University

Susan Saunders (2013)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., State University of New York — Oswego
M.A., University of Illinois — Springfield
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University — Carbondale

Joseph Squillace (2011)
Tenure Track
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Chair of the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Math
B.A., Fordham University
M.S.W., Saint Louis University
Ph.D., Saint Louis University

Katherine Starks-Lawrence(2016)
Tenure Track
Assistant Professor of Marketing
B.A., University of Illinois Springfield
M.A., University of Illinois Springfield
D.B.A., Walden University (Anticipated 12/2016)

Roberta J. Stewart (1991)
Full Professor
President Joseph R. Harker Professor of Philosophy and Religion
Humanities and Fine Arts Division Chair
B.A., Seattle Pacific University
M.T.S., Drew Theological School
M.Phil., Drew University
Ph.D., Drew University

Christopher Strangeman (2012)
Tenure (2015)
Assistant Professor of History
B.S., MacMurray College
M.A., Eastern Illinois University
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

William Stricklen (2001)
Non-tenure Track
Assistant Professor of American Sign Language
B.S., Gardner Webb University
M.A., Denver University

Nadine Szczepanski (1991)
Full Professor
Chair of the Division of Natural Sciences
Horace A. Shonle Professor of Chemistry
B.S., MacMurray College
M.S., University of Illinois — Chicago
Ph.D., University of Illinois — Chicago

Evan Thomas (2016)
Tenure Track
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.A., University of Michigan
M.S., Bowling Green State University
Ph.D., University of Colorado Boulder

Mark Tierno (2015)
President of the College
B.A., Adelphi University
M.A., Carnegie Mellon University
D.A., Carnegie Mellon University

K. Russell Walker (2014)
Tenure Track
Assistant Professor of Nursing
L.P.N., Capital Area School of Practical Nursing
B.S.N., MacMurray College
M.S.N., Chamberlain College

Kathleen White (1988)
Tenure (1994)
Associate Professor of Business
B.S., Marymount College
M.S., Emporia State University
M.B.A., Emporia State University

Richard Wicklein (2014)
Tenure Track
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Mount Mercy College
Ph.D, North Dakota State University

Matthew Wiediger (2009)
Tenure (2015)
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S., Washington State University
M.S., Washington State University
Ph.D., Washington State University

Jeannie Zeck (1999)
Full Professor (2015)
Professor of English
B.A., College of St. Catherine
M.F.A., University of Minnesota — Minneapolis
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University — Carbondale