2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Faculty

Abington, Casey (2010)
Associate Professor—Business
Ph.D.—Kansas State University

Adam, Peter (2008)
Associate Professor—Natural Sciences
Ph.D.—University of California-Los Angeles

AlAli, Ali (2021)
Lecturer—Computer Science and Information Systems
M.S.—Northwest Missouri State University

Epse Oyotode Adebile, Renee (2018)
Assistant Professor—Business
Ph.D.—Texas A&M International University

Adkins, Joni (2001)
Director—Computer Science and Information Systems
D.B.A.—Anderson University

Akins, Robyn (2009)
Instructor—Education
Ed.S.—University of Missouri-Kansas City

Alexander, Kristina (2003)
Professor—Education
Ed.D.—University of Missouri-Columbia

Anderson, Jessica (2018)
Instructor—Health Science and Wellness
M.S.—Northwest Missouri State University

Arndt, Robert (2018)
Assistant Professor—Natural Sciences
Ph.D.—Indiana State University

Atkins, Lori (2018)
Horace Mann/Leet Center Faculty
M.S.Ed.—Northwest Missouri State University

Badami, Charles (2008)
Assistant Professor—Computer Science and Information Systems
Ph.D.—Dakota State University

Bai, Hua (2019)
Assistant Professor—Agricultural Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Arkansas

Baker, Jill (2011)
Senior Instructor—Education
M.S.Ed.—Northwest Missouri State University

Bandi, Ajay (2014)
Associate Professor—Computer Science and Information Systems
Ph.D.—Mississippi State University

Barr, Rod (2003)
Director—Agricultural Sciences
Ed.D.—University of Missouri-Columbia

Barton, Amy (2019)
Assistant Professor—Health Science and Wellness
Ph.D.—University of Missouri-Columbia

Bateman, Michelle (2019)
Assistant Professor—Health Science and Wellness
Ph.D.—Oklahoma State University

Baugher, Johanna (2017)
Assistant Professor—Education
Ed.D.—University of Missouri-Columbia

Bax, Matthew (2017)
Instructor—Agricultural Sciences
M.S.—Iowa State University

Beck, Shandy (2019)
Instructor—Business
M.B.A.—Northwest Missouri State University

Beemer, Rhonda (2015)
Associate Professor—Health Science and Wellness
Ph.D.—University of Southern Mississippi

Bell, R. Scott (2014)
Associate Professor—Computer Science and Information Systems
Ph.D.—Kansas State University

Bellamy, Michael (1999)
Professor—Natural Sciences
Ph.D.—Kansas State University

Bergland, Robert (2019)
Associate Professor—Communication and Mass Media
Ph.D.—Purdue University

Biegelson, Daniel (2012)
Senior Instructor—Language, Literature, and Writing
M.F.A.—University of Montana

Bilbo, Katheryn (2014)
Associate Professor—Fine and Performing Arts
M.F.A.—University of Wisconsin 

Binette, Kori (2009)
Senior Instructor—Language, Literature, and Writing
M.A.—University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Bishop, Lisa (2004)
Senior Instructor—Business
M.A.—Central Missouri State University

Black, Ashley (2013)
Associate Professor—Language, Literature, and Writing
Ph.D.—University of Alabama

Black, Richard (2008)
Professor—Language, Literature, and Writing
Ph.D.—University of Tulsa

Blackford, Benjamin (2009)
Director—Business
Ph.D.—University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Bochart, Adam (2019)
Instructor—Communication and Mass Media
M.S.—Northwest Missouri State University

Bond, Stancy (2012)
Senior Instructor—Language, Literature, and Writing
M.A.—Northwest Missouri State University

Bottone, Ethan (2020)
Assistant Professor—Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D.—Ohio University

Bowlin, Kelsey (2011)
Instructor—Natural Sciences
M.S.—Northwest Missouri State University

Bradley, Jeff (1990)
Senior Instructor—Natural Sciences
M.S.—Oklahoma State University

Britt, Karen (2019)
Assistant Professor—Fine and Performing Arts
Ph.D.—Indiana University

Brooks, Billy (2020)
Instructor—Agricultural Sciences
M.B.A.—Northwest Missouri State University

Brown, Debra (2017)
Assistant Professor—Fine and Performing Arts
Ph.D.—University of Kansas

Brown, Rhonda (2021)
Instructor—Mathematics and Statistics
M.S.Ed.—Northwest Missouri State University

Bruno, Kelsey (2019)
Assistant Professor—Agricultural Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Kentucky

Buck, Erica (2016)
Horace Mann/Leet Center Faculty 
M.S.Ed.—Northwest Missouri State University

Buford, Melanie (2018)
Horace Mann/Leet Center Faculty 
B.S.—Bob Jones University

Butler, Loren (2000)
Associate Professor—Health Science and Wellness
Ph.D.—University of Arkansas

Cabrera, Leticia (2018)
Associate Professor—Natural Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Texas at Austin

Campbell, Alisha (2013)
Associate Professor—Natural Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Tennessee

Campbell, James (2013)
Associate Professor—Natural Sciences
Ph.D.—Texas Tech University

Campbell, Jamie (2021)
Instructor—Business
M.B.A.—Northwest Missouri State University

Campbell, Luke (2016)
Assistant Professor—Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Kansas

Carr, John (2015)
Instructor—Humanities and Social Sciences
M.S.—North Dakota State University

Cascio, Jessica (2017)
Assistant Professor—Health Science and Wellness
M.S.—Florida State University 

Case, Denise (2015)
Associate Professor—Computer Science and Information Systems
Ph.D.—Kansas State University

Casey, Kimberly (2011)
Associate Professor—Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Missouri-St. Louis

Chakraborty, Himadri (2006)
Professor—Natural Sciences
Ph.D.—Jodavpur University

Chandler, Wayne (2000)
Associate Professor—Language, Literature, and Writing
Ph.D.—University of Alabama

Chappell, Steven (2012)
Instructor—Communication and Mass Media
M.P.A.—University of Alabama-Birmingham

Chloupek, Brett (2013)
Associate Professor—Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Kansas

Chuang, Shih-Hsien (Johnny) (2018)
Assistant Professor—School of Business
Ph.D.—University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Cline, Keely (2014)
Associate Professor—Health Science and Wellness
Ph.D.—University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Cline, Cari (2016)
Instructor - Computer Science and Information Systems
M.S.Ed.—Northwest Missouri State University

Combs, Crystal (2020)
Instructor - Computer Science and Information Systems
M.S.—Northwest Missouri State University

Corson, Mark (1998)
Professor—Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D.—University of South Carolina

Creason, Sarah (2008)
Senior Instructor—Health Science and Wellness
M.S. Ed.—Northwest Missouri State University

Daggs, Joy (2012)
Associate Professor—Communication and Mass Media
Ph.D.—University of Missouri-Columbia 

Dickey, Eric (2009)
Associate Professor—Language, Literature, and Writing
Ph.D.—University of Minnesota

Dieringer, Gregg (2002)
Professor—Natural Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Texas-Austin 

Dimmitt, Elizabeth (2008)
Senior Instructor—Health Science and Wellness
M.S.—Northwest Missouri State University

Dimmitt, Travis (2018)
Assistant Professor—Education
Ed.D.—University of Missouri 

Driskill, Ronda (2018)
Instructor—Agricultural Sciences
M.S.—Iowa State University

Dunnell, Rebecca (2002)
Professor—Fine and Performing Arts
D.M.A.—University of North Carolina-Greensboro

Ellsworth, Tina (2021)
Assistant Professor—Education
Ph.D.—University of Kansas

Eloe, Nathan (2015)
Associate Professor—Computer Science and Information Systems
Ph.D.—Missouri University of Technology and Science 

Farnan, Shantel (2011)
Associate Professor—Education
Ph.D.—University of Missouri-Columbia 

Fellah, Abdelaziz (2016)
Associate Professor—Computer Science and Information Systems
Ph.D.—Kent State University

Ferris, Rebecca (2021)
Associate Professor—Humanities and Social Sciences
M.S.Ed.—Northwest Missouri State University

Field, Richard (1993)
Associate Professor—Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D.—Southern Illinois University

Fink, Kurtis (1985)
Associate Professor—Mathematics and Statistics
D.A.—Idaho State University

Foose, Alice (2006)
Associate Professor—Health Science and Wellness
Ph.D.—Indiana University

Ford, Elyssa (2011)
Associate Professor—Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D.—Arizona State University 

Francis, Alisha (2006)
Professor—Health Science and Wellness
Ph.D.—St. Louis University

Frazier, Emily (2020)
Assistant Professor—Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Tennessee

From, Karen (2009)
Senior Instructor—Health Science and Wellness
M.S.—Kansas State University

Fufa, Tolina (2016)
Assistant Professor—Business
Ph.D.—Oklahoma State University

Gallaher, John (2003)
Professor—Language, Literature, and Writing
Ph.D.—Ohio University

Gallaher, Robin (2003)
Associate Professor—Language, Literature, and Writing
Ph.D.—Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Gamblin, Bradlee (2017)
Assistant Professor—Health Science and Wellness
Ph.D.—University of North Dakota

Gilley, Dawn (2009)
Associate Professor—Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Missouri-Columbia

Gordon, William (2011)
Associate Professor—Education
Ed.D.—University of Missouri-Columbia

Goswami, Arghya (2015)
Assistant Professor—Natural Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Texas-Arlington 

Gracey, Jessica (2016)
Assistant Professor—Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Missouri-St. Louis

Greathouse, John (2019)
Associate Professor—Agricultural Sciences
Ph.D.—Colorado State University

Greenidge, Giselle (2019)
Assistant Professor—Health Science and Wellness
Ph.D.—University of North Texas

Haberyan, Kurt (1994)
Professor—Natural Sciences
Ph.D.—Duke University

Haddock, Gregory (1996)
Associate Provost of Graduate and Professional Schools
Ph.D.—University of Idaho

Haile, Brian (1997)
Associate Professor—Mathematics and Statistics
Ph.D.—University of Missouri-Rolla 

Hardee, Tom (2001)
Senior Instructor—Language, Literature, and Writing
M.A.—Michigan State University

Harrison, Taylor (2021)
Assistant Professor—Mathematics and Statistics
Ph.D.—North Carolina State University

Haughey, Brandy (2014)
Horace Mann/Leet Center Faculty
M.S.—Northwest Missouri State University

Haughey, Joseph (2013)
Associate Professor—Language, Literature, and Writing
Ph.D.—Grand Valley State University

Hawley, Doug (2014)
Associate Professor—Computer Science and Information Systems
Ed.D.—University of Missouri-Columbia 

Herrera, Bronson (2018)
Assistant Professor—Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Kansas

Hesse, Brian (2002)
Professor—Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D.—London School of Economics and Political Science 

Hiatt, Rochelle (1997)
Associate Professor—Health Science and Wellness
Ed.D.—University of Missouri-Columbia

Hill, Heather (2018)
Professor—Language, Literature, and Writing
Ph.D.—University of Washington

Hobbs, Michael (1993)
Professor—Language, Literature, and Writing
Ph.D.—University of North Texas

Hoffmeier, Justin (2014)
Associate Professor—Mathematics and Statistics
Ph.D.—University of Missouri 

Holthaus, Catherine (2018)
Instructor—Language, Literature, and Writing
M.A.—Northwest Missouri State University

Hoot, Charles (2015)
Assistant Professor—Computer Science and Information Systems
Ph.D.—University of Illinois-Urbana

Horton, Jill (2019)
Horace Mann/Leet Center Faculty
B.A.Ed.—Simpson College

Hung, Ming-Chih (2003)
Professor—Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Utah

Hustad, Vincent (2018)
Instructor—Natural Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Huston, Rachel (2020)
Assistant Professor—Health Science and Wellness
D.P.H.E.—Logan University

Hutcheson, Haley (2018)
Instructor—Mathematics and Statistics
M.S.—University of Missouri-Columbia

Immel, Patrick (2003)
Professor—Fine and Performing Arts
M.F.A.—Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Ingraham, Nissa (2009)
Associate Professor—Education
Ed.D.—University of Missouri

Islam, Rafiq (1997)
Professor—Natural Sciences
Ph.D.—Kyushu University

Myles Jackson, Miranda (2020)
Assistant Professor—Fine and Performing Arts
M.F.A.—Liberty University

Jacobson, Cris (2014)
Senior Instructor—Health Science and Wellness
M.S.W.—University of Nebraska-Omaha

Joachim, Bayo (1990)
Professor—Communication and Mass Media
Ph.D.—University of Kansas

Johnson, Matthew (1999)
Senior Instructor—Humanities and Social Sciences
M.A.—Northwest Missouri State University

Jones, Brenda (2004)
Senior Instructor—Business
M.B.A.—Northwest Missouri State University

Jorandby, Stephanie (2014)
Associate Professor—Fine and Performing Arts
M.F.A.—Wisconsin Luther College

Jornaz, Abdelmonaem (2017)
Assistant Professor—Mathematics and Statistics
Ph.D.—Missouri University of Science and Technology

Katsion, John (2010)
Associate Professor—Communication and Mass Media
Ph.D.—Regent University-Virginia Beach

Kauzlarich, Laura (2020)
Assistant Professor—Business
D.B.A.—Creighton University 

Kibler, Jacqueline (2014)
Associate Professor—Health Science and Wellness
Ph.D.—University of Kansas

Kiene, David (2013)
Associate Professor—Professional Education
Ed.D.—St. Louis University

King, Laura (2014)
Instructor/Principal—Education/Horace Mann Laboratory School
M.A.—Baker University

Kirt, Alex (2017)
Assistant Professor—Communication and Mass Media
M.F.A.—Southern Illinois University

Komorech, Heidi (2020)
Horace Mann/Leet Center Faculty
M.S.Ed.—Northwest Missouri State University

Kotteti, Chandra (2021)
Assistant Professor—Computer Science and Information Systems
Ph.D.—Prairie View A&M University

Kreizinger, Joseph (2001)
Professor—Fine and Performing Arts
Ph.D.—University of Nebraska

Lacy, Jacqueline (2014)
Senior Instructor—Agricultural Sciences
M.S.—University of Missouri-Columbia

Lal, Ratan (2021)
Assistant Professor—Computer Science and Information Systems
A.B.D.—Kansas State University

Lamer, Fred (1982)
Assistant Professor—Communication and Mass Media
M.A.—Wayne State University

Lamer, Jacqueline (2001)
Senior Instructor—Communication and Mass Media
M.P.M.—Keller Graduate School of Management 

LaPann, Thomas (2018)
Assistant Professor—Fine and Performing Arts
M.F.A.—Louisiana State University

Leach-Steffens, Lauren (1998)
Associate Professor—Health Science and Wellness
Ph.D.—University of Illinois

Leiss, Damon (2016)
Instructor—Health Science and Wellness
Ph.D.—Capella University

Leiss, Jodie (2016)
Assistant Professor—Health Science and Wellness
Ph.D.—Kansas State University 

Lim, Chi Lo (1999)
Professor—Business
D.B.A.—United States International University

Linville, Diana (2010)
Senior Instructor—Computer Science and Information Systems
M.S.—Northwest Missouri State University

Long, Terry (2000)
Director—Health Science and Wellness
Ph.D.—University of Utah

Ludwig, Stephen (2001)
Associate Professor—Business
Ph.D.—University of Arkansas

Lynn, Tamara (2017)
Instructor—Education
Ed.S.—Northwest Missouri State University

Malkawi, Ahmed (2000)
Professor—Natural Sciences
P.D.—University of Maine-Orono 

Marchello, Nicholas (2020)
Assistant Professor—Health Science and Wellness
Ph.D.—University of Kansas

Mason, Andrea (2013)
Horace Mann/Leet Center Faculty
M.A.Ed.—Baker University

McCain, Jason (2019)
Assistant Professor—Health Science and Wellness
Ph.D.—University of Texas A&M

McGee, Marcus (2017)
Assistant Professor—Agricultural Sciences
Ph.D.—Univervsity of Idaho

McGhee, Jay (2013)
Associate Professor—Natural Sciences
Ph.D.—Virginia Polytechnic and State University

McNeese, Gina (1998)
Instructor—Health Science and Wellness/Horace Mann
M.S.Ed.—Northwest Missouri State University

Mei, Feixue (2020)
Assistant Professor—Fine and Performing Arts
M.F.A.—Virginia Commonwealth University

Meiners. Amanda (2020)
Assistant Professor—Mathematics and Statistics
Ph.D.—University of Iowa

Meyer, Trevor (2018)
Assistant Professor—Language, Literature, and Writing
Ph.D.—University of South Carolina

Meziani, Mohammed (2010)
Professor—Natural Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Montpelier II 

Miller, Michael (2016)
Assistant Professor—Agricultural Sciences
Ph.D.—Colorado State University

Moore, Rebecca (2018)
Instructor—Education
Ed.D.—University of Missouri-Columbia

Mosier, Eric (2018)
Assistant Professor—Health Science and Wellness
Ph.D.—University of Kansas

Mühsam, Armin (2000)
Professor—Fine and Performing Arts
M.F.A.—Montana State University

Myllykangas, Susan (2005)
Professor—Health Science and Wellness
Ph.D.—Indiana University

Naramore, Sarah (2020)
Assistant Professor—Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Notre Dame

Nickerson, Jeffrey (2008)
Senior Instructor—Business
M.B.A.—Northwest Missouri State University

Offutt, Jason (2005)
Senior Instructor—Communication and Mass Media
M.A.—Central Missouri State University

O'Gwin, Chase (2017)
Assistant Professor—Health Science and Wellness
Ph.D.—University of West Georgia

Olasz, Ildiko (2009)
Associate Professor—Language, Literature, and Writing
Ph.D.—Michigan State University

Olson, Anthony (2000)
Professor—Fine and Performing Arts
D.M.A.—University of Southern California 

Palacios Perez, José (2014)
Associate Professor—Language, Literature, and Writing
Ph.D.—Texas A&M

Pelkey, Lisa (2020)
Assistant Professor—Education
Ph.D.—University of Kansas 

Pippin, Robert (2015)
Assistant Professor—Fine and Performing Arts
D.M.A.—Johns Hopkins University 

Pope, John Paul (2002)
Associate Professor—Natural Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Iowa

Qin, Zhengrui (2016)
Associate Professor—Computer Science and Information Systems
Ph.D.—The College of William and Mary

Ragan, Kasey (2020)
Assistant Professor—Humanities and Social Sciences
M.S./A.B.D.—Northern Arizona University

Reynolds, Adrienne (2019)
Assistant Professor—Business
Ph.D.—Capella University

Rich, Gregory (2013)
Associate Professor—Education
Ed.D.—University of Missouri-Columbia

Richardson, David (2002)
Associate Professor—Natural Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Birmingham

Richardson, William (1999)
Professor—Fine and Performing Arts
D.M.A.—University of Texas-Austin

Riley, Shelley (2009)
Associate Professor—Natural Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Kansas 

Rolfes, Luke (2008)
Senior Instructor—Language, Literature, and Writing
M.F.A.—Minnesota State University

Ross, Theophil W. (1978)
Professor—Fine and Performing Arts
Ph.D.—University of Missouri

Rouner, Cindy (2010)
Director—Leet Center
M.S.—Northwest Missouri State University

Rourke, Brenda (2019)
Assistant Professor—Communication and Mass Media
Ph.D.—University of Connecticut

Royal, Kevin (2015)
Instructor—Agricultural Sciences
M.S.—Northwest Missouri State University

Russell, Doug (1999)
Assistant Professor—Business
M.B.A.—University of Nebraska-Omaha

Rytting, Jenny (2006)
Associate Professor—Language, Literature, and Writing
Ph.D.—Arizona State University

Sadek, Jawad (1994)
Professor—Mathematics and Statistics
Ph.D.—Wayne State University

Satchell, Jason (2019)
Assistant Professor—Business
D.B.A.—Creighton University

Schairer-Kessler, Cynthia (2019)
Assistant Professor—Education
Ed.D.—Illinois State University

Schieber, Matt (2011)
Senior Instructor—Computer Science and Information Systems
M.B.A.—Northwest Missouri State University

Scofield, Devlin (2015)
Assistant Professor—Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D.—Michigan State University 

Seeger, Vickie (2014)
Associate Professor—Education
Ph.D.—Kansas State University 

Seipel, Sandy (2014)
Assistant Professor—Education
Ed.D.—University of Missouri

Shadinger, David (2009)
Associate Professor—Communication and Mass Media
Ed.D.—Ball State University

Shannon, Pamela (2002)
Professor—Fine and Performing Arts
D.M.A.—Indiana University 

Shi, Tiebing (2010)
Associate Professor—Business
Ph.D.—Queen’s University

Shields, Mary (2012)
Horace Mann/Leet Center Faculty
M.S.Ed.—Northwest Missouri State University

Shin, Kyoung-Ho (1999)
Professor—Health Science and Wellness
Ph.D.—Kansas State University

Singleton, Everett (2017)
Assistant Professor—Education
Ph.D.—Colorado State University

Sipling, Sarah (2016)
Assistant Professor—Fine and Performing Arts
M.F.A.—Rhode Island School of Design

Skinner, H. Machelle (2019)
Assistant Professor—Health Science and Wellness
D.N.P.—University of Missouri

Smith, Daniel (1999)
Assistant Professor—Humanities and Social Sciences
J.D.—University of Virginia

Smith, Linda (2016)
Associate Professor—Professional Education
Ph.D.—Iowa State University

Smith, S. Rená (2010)
Senior Instructor—Natural Sciences
M.S.Ed.—Northwest Missouri State University

Sonnenmoser, Richard (2008)
Associate Professor—Language, Literature, and Writing
M.F.A.—University of Massachusetts

Spears, Kathleen (2012)
Associate Professor—Natural Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Missouri-Columbia

Sprague, Stuart (2018)
Assistant Professor—Agricultural Sciences
Ph.D.—Kansas State University

Steiner, Michael (1997)
Associate Provost/Dean College of Arts and Sciences
Ph.D.—St. Louis University

Strickland, Ashley (2021)
Assistant Professor—Education 
Ed.D.—University of Missouri-Columbia

Strickland, Kathryn (2013)
Associate Professor—Fine and Performing Arts
Ph.D.—Louisiana State University 

Swafford, Brian (2011)
Senior Instructor—Communication and Mass Media
M.A.—Ohio University

Swink, Brian (2015)
Instructor—Mathematics and Statistics
M.S.—Northwest Missouri State University

Symonds, Matt (2002)
Professor—Health Science and Wellness
Ed.D.—University of Missouri-Columbia

Tabor, Kamala (2016)
Instructor—Humanities and Social Sciences
M.Ed.—University of Washington

Tapps, Tyler (2014)
Associate Professor—Health Science and Wellness
Ph.D.—Oklahoma State University

Tasi, Csilla (2009)
Senior Instructor—Mathematics and Statistics
M.S.—Northern Arizona University

Taylor, Alex (2020)
Assistant Professor—Agricultural Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Missouri-Columbia

Taylor, Sara (2019)
Assistant Professor—Education
Ph.D.—University of California

Ternus, Dana (2014)
Senior Instructor—Humanities and Social Sciences
M.A.—Northwest Missouri State University

Thornsberry, Gretchen (2009)
Associate Professor—Natural Sciences
Ph.D.—North Carolina State University

Thornsberry, Jeffry (2003)
Associate Professor—Natural Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Missouri

Tobin, Malinda (2008)
Senior Instructor—Business
M.B.A.—Northwest Missouri State University

Tomasso, Joseph (2017)
Assistant Professor—Fine and Performing Arts
D.M.A.—University of Cincinatti

Toomey, Deborah (2006)
Associate Professor—Business
D.B.A.—Anderson University

Toomey, Richard (1999)
Associate Professor—Natural Sciences
Ph.D.—Brandeis University

Tott, Katherine (2020)
Instructor—Natural Sciences
M.S.—Iowa State University

Town, Stephen (1986)
Professor—Fine and Performing Arts
D.M.—Indiana University

Trussell, Sheby (2020)
Instructor—Business
M.B.A.—Northwest Missouri State University

Tu, Zhiling (2016)
Associate Professor—Computer Science and Information Systems
Ph.D.—McMaster University

Vance, Bremen (2020)
Assistant Professor—Communication and Mass Media
Ph.D.—Iowa State University

Vaught, Michelle (2014)
Horace Mann/Leet Center Faculty
M.S.Ed.—Northwest Missouri State University

Veasey, Michele (2009)
Instructor—Health Science and Wellness
M.S.Ed.—Northwest Missouri State University

Vlieger, David (2002)
Assistant Professor—Mathematics and Statistics
M.S.—University of Missouri-Rolla 

Voss, Robert (2013)
Associate Professor—Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Walker, Jim (1996)
Professor—Business
Ph.D.—University of Texas

Walker, Matthew (2001)
Director—Communication and Mass Media
Ph.D.—University of Missouri-Columbia

Wall, Jennifer (2005)
Associate Professor—Mathematics and Statistics
Ph.D.—University of Missouri-Kansas City

Wall, Timothy (2013)
Professor/Dean—Education
Ed.D.—University of Missouri-Columbia

Wanorie, Tekle (2004)
Professor—Business
Ph.D.—University of Alabama

Warner, Patricia (2013)
Senior Instructor—Natural Sciences
M.S.Ed.—Northwest Missouri State University

Watkins, Clifton (2018)
Assistant Professor—Natural Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Alabama

Watkins, Veronica (2018)
Assistant Professor—Fine and Performing Arts
M.F.A.—Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Wilcox, Kenton (2000)
Senior Instructor—Language, Literature, and Writing
M.A.—Northwest Missouri State University

Wilson, Kylie (2021)
Instructor—Communication and Mass Media
Ph.D.—West Virginia University

Wu, Yi-Hwa (2004)
Professor—Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D.—University of Utah

Yocom, Erika (2014)
Horace Mann/Leet Center Faculty
M.S.Ed.—Northwest Missouri State University

Yoo, Sangok (2020)
Assistant Professor—Business
Ph.D.—University of Minnesota 

Zeliff, Nancy (1987)
Professor—Computer Science and Information Systems
Ph.D.—University of Missouri-Columbia

Zrust, Adam (2021)
Assistant Professor—Fine and Performing Arts
Ph.D.—Florida State University