2018-2019 Academic Catalogs

Graduate Faculty

Note: Figure in parenthesis represents first year of service at MSU; *Indicates eligibility to chair student graduate committees

*Amaya, Efrain
Assistant Professor of Music
B.M.E., Indiana University;
M.M. Shepherd School of Music.

*Anderson, Dianna
Assistant Professor of Music
M.M.E, D.M.A., University of Cincinnati. (2003)

*Anderson, Erik
Professor of Music
B.M., M.M., University of Idaho;
D.M.A., University of Cincinnati. (2003)

*Andreasen, Bethany
Professor of History
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire;
M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University. (1991)

*Askvig, Brent
Director of NDCPD
Professor of Special Education
B.S., M.S., Minot State University;
Ph.D., University of Idaho. (1984)

*Berg, Kristi-Ann
Associate Professor of Business Information Technology
B.S.E., M.S.M., Minot State University;
Ph.D., Capella University. (2001)

*Bertsch, Andrew
Professor of Business Administration
B.S., M.S., Minot State University;
Ph.D. Henley Business School, United Kingdom. (2002)

*Beste-Guldborg, Ann
Associate Professor, Department of Communication Disorders
B.A.S., M.A., University of Minnesota-Duluth;
Ph.D., University of North Dakota

*Bloom, Micah
Assistant Professor of Art
B.S., Southwest Minnesota State University;
M.A., M.F.A., University of Iowa. (2011)

*Borden-King, Lisa
Associate Professor of Teacher Advisement & Field Placement
B.A., M.S., University of North Dakota;
Ph.D., Indiana University. (1997)

Borisinkoff, Evan Dean
Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education
A.A., B.S., M.S., Minot State University;
Ph.D. University of New Mexico. (2014)

Bowen, Ashley;
Assistant Professor of English;
B.A., University of Arkansas;
M.A., University of Louisiana;
M.F.A., University of Arkansas;
Ph.D.,  University of North Texas. (2014)

*Bowles, DeVera
Professor of Music
B.A., Pfeiffer College;
M.M., East Carolina University;
Ph.D., Texas Tech University. (1994)
*Bukar, Hasan
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
B.A., Turkish National Policy Academy;
M.S., University of Ankara;
Ph.D., Washington State University

*Cole-Harding, Shirley
Professor Addiction Studies
B.A., University of Colorado-Denver;
M.A., University of Northern Colorado;
M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado-Boulder. (1992)

*Conn, Daniel
Assistant Professor of Teacher Education & Kinesiology
B.A. University of Northern Colorado;
M.A. Adams State College;
Ed.D. University of Northern Colorado (2014)

*Crackel, Robert
Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., South Dakota State University;
Ph.D., Iowa State University. (1986)

*Cresap, Linda
Professor of Business Information Technology
B.A., University of Montana;
M.S., Ph.D., University of North Dakota. (1986)

*Curl-Langager, Rita
Professor of Psychology
B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University;
M.S., University of Illinois;
Ph.D., University of Kansas. (1991)

*Donovan, Andrea
Assistant Professor of Art/Humanities
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan University; (2007)

*Eckmann, Terry
Professor of Teacher Education & Kinesiology
B.S., B.S.E., M.S., Minot State University;
M.S., University of Montana;
Ph.D., University of North Dakota. (1999)

Engler, Joseph
Assistant Professor of School Psychology
B.A, Minot State University;
Ph.D. University of South Dakota. (2014)

*Fischer, Ronald
Associate Professor of English
A.A., Montana College of Science & Technology;
B.S.E., Western Montana College;
M.F.A., University of Montana;
D.A.E., Idaho State University. (2000)

Fisher, Kayla
Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Disorders
B.A., M.S., Minot State University

*Furuseth, Eric
Associate Professor of Humanities
B.S., B.A., M.A., University of North Dakota;
Ph.D., Washington State University. (1993)
*Frantsvog, Dean
Professor of Accounting
B.S., Minot State University;
J.D., Hamline University, School of Law.

*Gamas, Warren
Associate Professor of Teacher Education & Human Kinesiology
B.S., Montana State University;
M.Ed., Eastern Montana College;
Ph.D., Arizona State University(1994)

*Garnes, Lori
Assistant Professor of NDCPD
B.S.E., Bowling Green State University;
M.S., Minot State University;
Ph.D., Utah State University. (1996)

Haaland, Chelsie
Instructor, Department of Communication Disorder
B.S., M.S., Minot State University

*Harbort, William
Professor of Graphic Arts
B.F.A., M.F.A., Syracuse University. (1996)

Harmon, Leisa
Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders
B.S., M.S., Minot State University. (1997)

*Hintz, Kathy
Associate Professor of Teacher Education & Kinesiology
B.A., Carleton College;
M.A.T., Brown University;
Ph.D., University of North Dakota. (2006)

*Hoffman, Harry
Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A., M.S., North Dakota State University;
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. (1986)

Holt, Erin
Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders
B.S., M.S., Minot State University

Huston, Mary
Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders
B.S., M.S., Minot State University

Jackson, Tesha
Assistant Professor, Department of Teacher Education and Kinesiology
B.S., International School of Physical Education & Sport;
M.Ed., Delta State University. (2016)

*Jastrzembski, Joseph
Professor of History
B.A., University of Texas at El Paso;
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Chicago.  (1997)

*Jensen, Debra
Associate Professor of Teacher Education
B.S.Ed., Minot State University;
M.Ed., Ph.D., University of North Dakota. (2005)

*Kana, Erik
Assistant Professor of Teacher Education & Kinesiology
B.S. Minnesota State University-Moorhead;
M.Ed. Minot State University;
Ph.D. University of North Dakota (2014)

*Kibler, Robert
Co-Chairperson, Division of Humanities, Associate Professor of English
B.A., M.A., University of Maryland;
Ph.D., University of Minnesota. (2000)

*Klein, Deanna
Associate Professor of Business Information Technology
B.S.B.E., M.S., Minot State University;
Ph.D., Capella University. (1992)

*Kurtz, Patti
Associate Professor of English
B.A., Waynesburg College;
M.A., Slippery Rock University;
D.A., Idaho State University. (2003)

*Larshus, Jynette
Assistant Professor of Social Science
B.A., University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN;
Ph.D., University at Albany-State University of New York. (2009)

*Magnus, Lesley
Associate Professor of Communication Disorders
B.S., M.S., Minot State University;
Ph.D., Wichita State University. (2005)

*Michels, Vicki
Chairperson and Professor of Addiction Studies, Psychology, & Social Work
B.A., Minot State University;
M.S., Ph.D., University of Wyoming. (1994)
*Mondon, Jean-Francois
Associate Professor, Division of Humanities
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania;

Morris, Timothy
Instructor of Mathematics and Computer Science
A.S., North Dakota State University - Bottineau;
B.S., M.A.T. Minot State University. (1991)

*Nelson, Harold
Professor, Division of Humanities
B.A., Concordia College, Moorhead;
M.A. University of Chicago;
Ph.D., University of North Dakota

*Ngugi, Daniel
Assistant Professor of Economics
B.S., University of Nairobi, Kenya;
M.S., University of Malawi, Malawi;
M.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia

*Olson, Deborah
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.S., North Dakota State University;
M.S., University of Massachusetts (Amherst);
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts (Amherst). (1996)

*Olson, Linda
Professor of Art
B.S., Minot State University;
M.A., University of Montana;
M.F.A., University of North Dakota. (1990)

Olson, Luther
Instructor, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
B.S., Moorhead State University;
M.A.T., Minot State University

*Ondracek, James
Professor of Business Administration
B.S., Montana State University;
M.B.A., California State University;
Ph.D., University of South Carolina. (1994)

Pedersen, Holly
Chairperson and Assistant Professor of Special Education
B.S., M.S., Minot State University;
Ed.D., Walden University. (2006)
*Pijning, Ernst
Professor of History
M.A., Lieden University, the Netherlands;
M.A,., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University.  (1999)

*Rabe, Gary
Chairperson and Professor of Criminal Justice
A.S., Dawson Community College;
B.S., Minot State University;
M.A., Sam Houston State University;
Ph.D.,University of Delaware. (1993)

Repnow, Jan
Assistant Professor of Business Information Technology
B.S., Minot State University;
M.S., University of North Dakota. (2007)

*Petrik, Rebecca
Assistant Professor, Division of Music
B.A., Michigan State University;
M.M.E., University of St. Thomas;
Ph.D., University of North Dakota
*Ringrose, Daniel
Chairperson, Division of Social Science; Professor of History
B.A., Carleton College;
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. (1995)

*Rolandson, David
Assistant Professor of Music
B.M., University of Minnesota;
M.M. Central Washington University;
Ph.D., The University of Minnesota. (2015)

*Ross, Gary
Professor of Management
B.A., Minot State University;
M.B.A., Ph.D., University of North Dakota. (1980)

Roteliuk, Lisa
Clinic Coordinator, Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders
B.S.; M.S., Minot State University. (2006)

*Rumney, Jon
Professor of Music
B.M., M.M., D.M.A., Eastman School of Music. (1994)

*Saeed, Mohammad
Professor of Marketing
M.C., Ph.D., Agra University. (2001)

Spelchen, Melissa
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
B.S., M.S., Minot State University. (2005)
*Singer, Mark
Assistant Professor, Department of History/Social Science
B.S., Western New Mexico University;
M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri

Thorpe, Leslee
Instructor, Department of Teacher Education and Kinesiology
B.A., B.S., University of North Dakota;
M.S., Minot State University

Walker, Robyn
Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Disorders
B.S., M.S., Minot State University
*Webster, John
Associate Professor of Geosciences
B.A., Hope College;
M.S.; Ph.D., Indiana University. (1996)

*Willoughby, Lorraine J.
Chairperson, Department of Business Information Technology; Professor of Business Information Technology
B.S.Ed., M.S.; University of North Dakota;
Ph.D.; Utah State University. (1988)

*Zheng, Wenjing
Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education
B.A., M.A.,Ocean University of China;
Ph.D., Xiamen University, China