Faculty

Faculty Emeriti

KENNETH L. BURRES (1967-2003) Professor of Religion; BA, Baker University; BD, Garrett Theological Seminary; MA, PhD, Northwestern U

THOMAS F. DILLINGHAM (2002-2006) Associate Professor of English; AB, Princeton U; MA, PhD, Boston U

DANA R. ELLIOTT (1974-2012) Professor of Biology; Curator of The Stephens Museum; BA, William Jewell College; MS, U of Central Missouri; PhD, U of Missouri

M. REBECCA ENOCHS (1985-2008) Professor of Biology and Chemistry; BA, Oklahoma City U; PhD, U of Oklahoma Medical Center

MARY ELIZABETH FRIEDEN (1986-2010) Professor of Spanish; BA, U of Nebraska; MA, U of Illinois; PhD, U of Missouri

JOSEPH E. GEIST (1972-1998) Professor of English; AB, Benedictine College; AB, Kenrick Seminary; MA, Emporia State U; PhD, U of Kansas

CHESTER E. HANSON (1963-1993) Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science; BA, Central Methodist College; MA, U of Northern Iowa; MS, U of Evansville

GALE (HAP) HAIRSTON (1999-2008) Professor of Education and Director of Teacher Education; BA, Central Methodist College; MA, Northeast Missouri State U; EdS, EdD, U of Missouri

ROBERT L. HUSTON (1986-2008) Associate Professor of Computer Science; BS, Oklahoma State U; MS, Midwestern State U-Wichita Falls, Texas

MARIANNE E. INMAN (1995-2013) Professor of English and Foreign Languages; President Emerita of the University; BA, Purdue U; MA, Indiana U; PhD, U of Texas

VIRGINIA L. KAZMIERCZAK (1993-2013) Associate Professor Emerita of Nursing; RN, St. Mary of Nazareth School of Nursing; BSN, U of San Francisco; MSN, U of Missouri

J. KEITH KEELING (1996-2002) Professor of Philosophy & Religion; BA, Northeastern State U; BD, Southern Methodist U; MA & PhD, U of Chicago

LINDA O. LEMBKE (1985-2012) Professor of Mathematics and Mathematics Education; BA, Hastings College; MA, Wayne State U; PhD, U of Missouri

ROGER R. LEMBKE (1976-2005) Professor of Chemistry; BA, Luther College; MS, U of Nebraska; M.C.S.E., U of Evansville; PhD, Wayne State U

JAMES M. LUETJEN (1965-1992) Professor of Physical Education; BS, MEd, EdD, U of Missouri

ELIZABETH J. MCINTOSH (1967-1992) Associate Professor of Business Administration; BSE., Southeast Missouri State U; ME, U of Missouri

WILLIAM D. MCINTOSH (1970-2002) Professor of Mathematics; BA, Southwestern College; MA, PhD, U of Kansas

MERLE MASONHOLDER (2002-2011) Associate Professor of Physical Education; BA, U of Northern Iowa; MA, Truman State U

ANNA M. MILLER (1991-2001) Assistant Professor of Nursing; RN, Burge School of Nursing; BSN, MEd, Drury College; MSN, U of Virginia

LARRY J. PEERY (1967-2013) Professor Emeritus of Physics; Curator of The Morrison Observatory; BS, U of Missouri-Rolla; MS, PhD, Oklahoma State U

SHIRLEY J. PETERSON (1986-2010) Professor of Nursing; RN, Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing; BSN, U of Nevada; MSN, PhD, U of Missouri

NEVA M. REECE (1988-1997) Associate Professor of Psychology; BS, Indiana State U -Terre Haute; MAT, Indiana U –Bloomington; MA, PhD, U of Missouri

RONALD L. SHROYER (1976-2010) Professor Emeritus of Music; Dean of the Swinney Conservatory of Music; BS, Northeast Missouri State U; MA, Central Missouri State U; D.MA, U of Missouri-Kansas City

HAROLD W. SUNOO (1963-1989) The Eugene M. Frank Professor and C.M.C. Distinguished Professor; BA, Pasadena College; MA, U of Washington; PhD, Czechoslovakia National U

ELDON DELMAR WAHLERS (1980-1999) Associate Professor of Foreign Languages; BA, U of Maryland; MA, U of Missouri

RICHARD C. WINEGARD (1970-2000) Professor of English; BA, Iowa Wesleyan College; MA, PhD, U of Arkansas

THOMAS L. YANCEY (1958-1995) Associate Professor of Music; BMus, Central Methodist College; MMus, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music

Current Faculty

KEITH ABERNATHY (2012) Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice; BS, Southeast Missouri State U; MS, Columbia College

BARBARA L. ANDERSON (1997) Associate Dean of Academics and Professor of Music; BS, Dana College; MM, U of Nebraska; PhD, U of Missouri

LARRY C. ANDERSON (1982) Associate Professor of Physical Education; Director of the Office of Admissions; BSE, Central Methodist College; MA, Drury College

JACQUELINE ANSON (2012)  Assistant Professor of Psychology; BS, Illinois State U; MA, U of Colorado-Colorado Springs; MA and PhD, U of Rochester

JOHN BELLEFEUILLE (2006) Associate Professor of Chemistry; BS, Ithaca College; PhD, Texas A&M U

JULIE A. BENNETT (2006) Associate Professor of Business; BA, MBA, William Woods U

TARA BRACKMAN (2011) Assistant Professor of Physical Education; BSE, BSAT, Central Methodist U; MA, Lindenwood U

RICHARD BRADLEY (1999) Professor of History and Political Science; Director of the Honors Program; BS, Illinois State U; MA, PhD, U of Illinois

COLLIN BRINK (2007) Assistant Professor of Communication; BA, William Jewell College; MA, Southwest Missouri State U; JD, U of Missouri

KEVIN CARNAHAN (2009) Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion; BA, Southwestern College (KS); MTS, Perkins School of Theology; PhD, Southern Methodist U

JOHN J. CARTER (1980) Professor of Political Science; Director of Pre-Law; BA, U of Missouri; MA, U of Central Missouri; PhD, U of Missouri

KRISTIN L. CHERRY (2008) Assistant Professor of Communication; BA, Millikin U; MA, PhD, U of Missouri

KENDAL CLARK (Jan. 2013) Assistant Professor of Physics; BA, Central Methodist College; MA, Ohio U; PhD, Ohio U 

AMANDA CROWE (2013) Assistant Professor of Business; BA, U of Missouri; MBA, William Woods U.

LEA M. DANIEL (2010) Assistant Professor of Biology; BS, Oklahoma State U; MS, U of Oklahoma; PhD, U of Oklahoma

KAREN DAVIS (2011) Assistant Professor of Nursing; BSN, U of Columbia; MSN, Western Governor’s U

HEATHER DOUGHERTY (2010)  Assistant Professor of Nursing; BSN, MSN, Central Methodist U

CYNTHIA M. DUDENHOFFER (2006) Associate Professor of Library Science; Director of Smiley Library; BA, MLS, U of Missouri

GRACE FEUTZ (2013) Instructor of Nursing; BSN, U of Missouri; MSN, Central Methodist U

JOHN D. FINLEY (2001) Assistant Professor of Library Services; BS, MA, Northeast Missouri State U; MA, U of Missouri

LAURA FISHER (2013)  Associate Professor of Accounting; BSBA, Missouri Southern State College; MPA, U of Missouri, Kansas City

JOHN A. FLANDERS (1981) Professor of Business and Economics, Co-Director of First Year Program; BSFS, Georgetown U; MA, Stanford U

JOY DODSON FLANDERS (1987)  Student Success  Coordinator; BA, Central Methodist College; MLS, U of Missouri

ELIZABETH GOLD (2008) Assistant Professor of Psychology; BA, Tarkio College; MA, Alfred U; PhD, U of Missouri

JAMES S. GORDON, JR. (1993) Professor of Chemistry; BA, MS, U of Arkansas; PhD, Iowa State U

PAM GORDY (2009) Assistant Professor of Mathematics; BSE, MA, Truman State U

SHERRI GRIFFIN (1986) Professor of Education; BS, MS, PhD, U of Missouri

RITA J. GULSTAD (1991) Associate Professor; Provost; BA, MA, MLS, PhD, U of Missouri

TERI L. HAACK (2003) Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice; BA, U of Central Missouri; JD, U of Missouri

SALLY E. HACKMAN (1999) Associate Professor of Business and Accounting; Director of Professional Education;

BS, U of Central Missouri; MBA, U of Missouri

NANCY HADFIELD (1990) Professor of English; BSEd, MA, PhD, U of Missouri

KAVITA HATWALKAR (2010)  Assistant Professor of English.  BA, Wright State U; MA, U of Toledo; PhD, SUNY Stony Brook

JANICE HENSON (2004) Associate Professor of Education; BA, Harding College; MA, EdD, U of Missouri

MEGAN W. HESS (2004) Associate Professor of Nursing; BSN, Central Methodist College; MSN, U of Missouri; PhD, Capella University

DARYL F. JEFFERIES (2003) Associate Professor of Religion; BA, The Colorado College; MA, PhD, U of Wisconsin

JOE JIMERSON (2014) Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics; BS, MS, Arkansas State U; Master of Divinity, Eden Theological Seminary

TRAVIS W. JOHNSON (2011) Assistant Professor of English ; BA, College of St. Scholastica; MA, PhD, U of Iowa

MARK J. KELTY (2004) Associate Professor of Theatre; AB, MA, PhD, U of Missouri

MELISSA LOEHNIG (2013) Assistant Professor of Music; BA, Whitman College; MM, Florida State U; DM, Florida State U

SUSAN K. LONG (1994) Associate Professor of Psychology; BA, William Jewell College; MEd, U of Missouri

ASHLEY LOUGH (2014) Assistant Professor of Biology; BS, Truman State U; PhD, U of Missouri

DANA MORRIS (2012) Assistant Professor of Biology; BS, U of Missouri; MS, U of Missouri; PhD, U of Missouri

BRENT A. MYER (2003) Associate Professor of Sociology; BA, U of Nevada, Reno; MA, PhD, U of Missouri

KIM OETH (2010) Assistant Professor of Nursing; BSN, U of Missouri; MSN, Central Methodist U

GREG OWEN (2014) Assistant Professor of Theatre; BS, BA, Culver-Stockton College; MFA, U of Missouri

BRANDY PARKER (2008) Assistant Professor of Nursing; BSN, Central Methodist U; MNE, Regis U

JOHN D. PERKINS (2004) Associate Professor of Music; BS, St. Cloud State U; MM, U of Wisconsin; DMA, U of Texas

SANDY PIETA (2014) Assistant Professor of Accounting; BA, MBA, North Central College; MA, U of Missouri

PAUL PORNELUZI (1996) Professor of Biology; BS, U of Pittsburgh; PhD, U of Missouri

JOHN C. PORTER (2006) Associate Professor of English; BA, MA, California State U at Fullerton; PhD, U of Missouri

ANDREA (JILL) PRATTE (1999) Assistant Professor of Physical Education; Assistant Athletic Trainer; BS, Southwest Missouri State U; MA, Florida International U

JERRY PRIDDY (2002) Professor of Mathematics; BS, MS, Youngstown State U; DA, Idaho State U

SEAN PRIDGEON (2013) Assistant Professor of Nursing; BSN, MSN, Central Methodist U

SUSAN QUIGLEY-DUGGAN (2006) Associate Professor of Music; BM, Hartt School of Music; MM, Northern Illinois U; D.MA, U of Connecticut

MOZAFFAR RAHMATPANAH (1983) Professor of Physical Education; BS, Teacher Training College-Iran; MS, Western Illinois U; PhD, U of Missouri

PATRICK D.  REARDON (1993) Associate Professor of Physical Education; Head Softball Coach; BA, Central Methodist College; MS, U of Missouri

JEREMY REED (2008) Assistant Professor of English; BA, U of Nevada; MA, PhD, U of Missouri

ERIC ROBINETTE (1994) Assistant Professor of Computer Science; BA, BS, U of Central Florida; MS, U of Missouri

O. A. ROBINSON (1978) Professor of Philosophy; BA, Westminster College; MA, PhD, U of Missouri

MARYANN RUSTEMEYER (1990) Assistant Professor of English and Mathematics; Director of the Center for Learning and Teaching; BA, Central Methodist College; MA, U of Missouri

RICK E. SAGE (2006) Assistant Professor of Athletic Training; BS, Central Methodist U; MS, U of Central Missouri

JEFFREY A. SHERMAN (1985) Assistant Professor of Physical Education; Head Men’s Basketball Coach; BSE, Central Methodist College; MEd, U of Missouri

ANGELA SMITH (2011) Assistant Professor of Nursing; BSN, MSN, U of Missouri; PNP

HOPE TAYLOR (2013) Assistant Professor of Nursing; BSN, U of Central Missouri; MSN, Walden U

BARBARA THURMON (2008) Assistant Professor of Education; BS, U of Missouri; MA, Central Methodist U

GREG THURMON (2007) Assistant Professor of Biology; BA, Central Methodist College; MA, Northwest Missouri State U

MICHAEL TILLEY (2008) Assistant Professor of Biology; BS, Southeast Missouri State U; PhD, The Ohio State U

ANNETTE VAN (2009) Associate Professor of English; BA, U of California, Berkeley; MA, Syracuse U; MA, Carnegie Mellon U; PhD, Brown U

ROY D. VANDELICHT (2008) Assistant Professor of Music; Director of Bands; BME, Central Methodist College; MEd, U of Missouri

DORI WAGGONER (2010) Assistant Professor of Music; BME, Central Methodist College; MM, U of Missouri; PhD, U of Missouri

LAURA WIEBE (2014) Assistant Professor of Music; BA, North Park U; MM, U of Wisconsin; DMA, U of Iowa

WADE M. WELTON (1992) Assistant Professor of Athletic Training; Head Athletic Trainer; BA, Simpson College; MS, U of Central Missouri

CLAUDE WESTFALL (2008) Assistant Professor of Music; Di-rector of Choral Activities; BS, Southwest Baptist U; MS, Southwest Missouri State U; PhD, U of Missouri

ROBERT P. WIEGERS (1989) Professor of History; BA, Westminster College; MA, Boston U; MA, PhD, U of Missouri

KIM WILSON (2013) Assistant Professor of Athletic Training; BS, U of Central Missouri; MEd, Central Methodist U

GARY E. WOOD (2007) Assistant Professor of Education; Director of Clinical Experiences; BS, Northwest Missouri State U; MA, Northeast Missouri State U

ROY WRIGHT (2010) Assistant Professor of Mathematics; BS, U of California, Irvine; PhD, U of California, Davis

 
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