Feb 22, 2024  
2023-24 Catalog 
    
2023-24 Catalog

Faculty


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[A]

 
Sara Adams, MS (2013)  
Senior Instructor 1 of Business. BS, 2005, Southern Oregon University; MS, 2013, Golden Gate University.  
Alma R. Alvarez, PhD (1996)  
Professor of English. BA, 1989, California State University, Dominguez Hills; MA, 1992, PhD, 2000, University of California, Santa Barbara.  
Bret Anderson, PhD (2016)  
Associate Professor of Economics. BS, 2003, Drake University; MA, 2007, and Phd, 2011, Colorado State University.  
Melissa Anderson, PhD (2017)  
Associate Professor of Library & Information Science. BA, 1994, University of California, San Diego; MA, 1996, University of Colorado, Boulder; PhD, 2012, University of Chicago; MLIS, 2016, San José State University.  
Jacqueline Apodaca, MFA (2011)  
Professor of Theatre. BFA, 1992, University of California, Santa Barbara; MFA, 1996, National Theatre Conservatory.  
Hannah L. Archambault, PhD (2021)  
Assistant Professor of History. MA, 2007, University of Edinburgh; MA, 2011, PhD, 2018, University of California at Berkeley.  
E. Robert Arellano, MFA (2010)  
Professor of Emerging Media & Digital Arts; Director of Emerging Media & Digital Arts. BA, 1991, MFA, 1994, Brown University.  
Brandon Ashley, PhD (2021)  
Assistant Professor of Mathematics. BS, 2014, MS, 2016, University of Central Arkansas; PhD, 2021, Utah State University.  
   

[B]

 
Christopher Babayco, PhD (2021)  
Assistant Professor of Chemistry. BA, 2004, Willamette University; PhD, 2010, University of California, Davis.  
Anna Barnsley Werblow, MS (2018)  
Instructor of Business. MS, 2014, Glasgow Caledonian University.  
Amy T. Belcastro, PhD (2001)  
Professor of Education. BA, 1988, University of California, Santa Cruz; MA, 1996, California State University, Sacramento; PhD, 2009, University of California, Davis.  
Rhett L. Bender, DMA (1996)  
Professor of Music. BM, 1992, Iowa State University; MM, 1994, DMA, 2000, University of Georgia.  
David Bithell, PhD (2011)  
Professor of Art and Emerging Media & Digital Arts. BA, University of California, San Diego, 1999; MA, 2001, PhD, 2004, University of California, Berkeley.  
Francie Bostwick, MEd (2009)  
Professor of Mathematics. BS, 1990, University of Arizona, Tucson; MEd, 1994, Grand Canyon University.  
Theresa Boudreau, MS (2010)  
Senior Instructor of Psychology. BA, 2000, MS, 2002, Southern Oregon University.  
Alison Burke, PhD (2008)  
Professor of Criminology & Criminal Justice. BA, 1998, University of New Mexico; MCJ, 2004, University of Colorado at Denver; PhD, 2008, Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  
   

[C]

 
Travis Campbell, PhD (2022)  
Assistant Professor of Economics. BA, 2017, Colorado State University; MA, 2019, PhD, 2022, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  
Jeremy L. Carlton, MBA, MA (2018)  
Instructor of Business. BA, 2007, Baptist University of the Americas; BS, 2007, Wayland University; MBA, 2009, Marylhurst University; MA, 2012, Wake Forest University.  
David Carter, PhD (2008)  
Professor of Criminology & Criminal Justice. BA, 1998, MA, 2001, East Tennessee State University; PhD, 2012, University of Cincinnati.  
Al B. Case, MS (2001)  
Associate Professor of Business. BS, 1993, MS, 1993, Brigham Young University; CPA.  
Amanda Casto, PhD (2019)  
Assistant Professor of Education. BA, 2007, Madonna University; MSEd, 2010, Walden University; PhD, 2019, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  
Enrique Chacón, PhD (2017)  
Associate Professor of Spanish. BA, 2001, Autonomous University of Coahuila; MA, 2007, Autonomous University of Puebla; MA, 2010, PhD, 2015 University of Pittsburgh.  
Victor Chang, PhD (2017)  
Associate Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling. BA, 1995, University of Minnesota; MA, 2000, Northern Arizona University; PhD, 2017, Oregon State University.  
Prakash R. Chenjeri, MA (1993)  
Professor of Philosophy. BA, 1978, MA, 1980, Bangalore University, India.  
Cody Christopherson, PhD (2012)  
Associate Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling. BS, Brigham Young University, 2005; MA, 2008, PhD, 2011, University of Notre Dame.  
Daniel L. Clark, MA (2011)  
Senior Instructor 1 of Business. BS, 2009, MM, 2011, Southern Oregon University.  
Teresa Coker, PhD (2019)  
Asssistant Professor of Environmental Education. BSED, 1986, MED, 1990, University of Georgia; PhD, 1995, Ohio State University.  
Brook Colley, PhD (2015)  
Associate Professor of Native American Studies. AA, 2004, Linn Benton Community College; BS, 2007, Southern Oregon University;  PhD, 2014, University of California, Davis.  
Paul Condon, PhD (2017)  
Associate Professor of Psychology. BA, 2009, Gonzaga University; MA, 2011, PhD, 2014, Northeastern University.  
Anne Maria Connor, PhD (2001)  
Professor of Spanish. BA, 1994, Brown University; MA, 1998, PhD, 2004, Vanderbilt University.  
Sean Corrigan, PhD (2022)  
Assistant Professor of Education. BA, 2003, Colorado College; MA, 2005, Loyola Marymount University; MS, 2016, Oklahoma State University; PhD, 2002, University of Wisconsin, Madison.  
   

[D]

 
Samuel David, PhD (2020)  
Associate Professor of Chemistry. BS, MS, 1997, St. Xavier’s College; PhD, 1997, University of Kentucky.  
Daniel DeFreez, PhD (2019)  
Assistant Professor of Computer Science. BS, 2006, University of Oregon; MS, 2012, Southern Oregon University; PhD, 2019, University of California, Davis.  
Daniel DeNeui, PhD (2002)  
Professor of Psychology. Director, Division of Social Sciences. BS, 1989, University of South Dakota, Vermillion; MA, 1992, Minnesota State University; PhD, 1998, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  
Kylan M. De Vries, PhD (2010)  
Professor of Sociology and Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies. BA, 2000, Antioch University, Santa Barbara; MA, 2007, PhD, 2010,  Southern Illinois University.  
Hui Ding, PhD (2022)  
Assistant Professor of Business. MS, 2002, Colorado Technical University; ALM, 2021, Harvard Extension School; PhD, 2006, Nankai University.  
Thomas Dodson, MLIS, MA, MFA (2021)  
Assistant Professor of Library & Information Science. BA, 1999, Missouri State University; MA, 2003, Ohio State University; MLIS, 2008, Kent State University; MFA, 2020, University of Iowa.  
   

[E]

 
Ginger Eckert, MFA (2019)  
Assistant Professor of Theatre. BA, 1994, American University, Washington, D.C.; MFA, 2005, Brown University.  
Leslie Eldridge, MESM (2017)  
Senior Instructor 1 of Environmental Science, Policy & Sustainability. BA, 2000, Stanford University; MESM, 2009, University of California, Santa Barbara.  
Adam V. Elson, MA (2006)  
Senior Instructor of Health and Physical Education. BS, 1995, New Mexico State University; MA, 1999, Pacific University.  
   

[F]

 
Megan Farnsworth, PhD (2010)  
Associate Professor of Education. BA, 1995, Humboldt State University; MS, 2003, Southern Oregon University; PhD, 2010, University of Arizona.  
Brian Fedorek, PhD (2009)  
Professor of Criminology & Criminal Justice. BA, 2003, Duquesne University; MA, 2005, PhD, 2013, Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  
Curtis J. Feist, PhD (2001)  
Professor of Mathematics. BS, 1989, MS, 1992, California Polytechnic State University; PhD, 1998, University of California, Davis.  
Katherine Fox, PhD (2022)  
Assistant Professor of Anthropology. BA, 2013, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; MA, 2015, PhD, 2022, Southern Methodist University.  
Dee Fretwell, MBA (2019)  
Instructor of Business. BA, 2004, MBA, 2018, Southern Oregon University.  
   

[G]

 
Holly Gabriel, MLS, MPH (2021)  
Assistant Professor of Library & Information Science. BS, 1998, MPH, 2000, Northern Illinois University; MLS, 2004, Emporia State University.  
Andrew Gay, MFA (2014)  
Professor of Digital Cinema. BA, 2006, MFA, 2010, University of Central Florida.  
Larry Gibbs, PhD (2017)  
Associate Professor of Sociology. BSc, 2002, University of the West Indies; MSc, 2005, University of the West Indies; PhD, 2014, Bowling Green State University.  
Joshua Goodman, PhD (2022)  
Assistant Professor of Psychology. BA, 2012, Whitman College; MA, 2014, PhD, 2018, University of California, Santa Barbara.  
William L. Greene, PhD (1998)  
Professor of Education. BA, 1982, MA, 1993, California State University, Fresno; PhD, 1998, University of Hawaii.  
John Gutrich, PhD (2008)  
Professor of Environmental Science, Policy & Sustainability. BS, 1994, Purdue University; PhD, 2000, Ohio State University.  
   

[H]

 
Danielle Hammer, PhD (2022)  
Instructor of First-Year Seminar. BA, 2011, Southern Oregon University; PhD, 2018, University of California, San Diego.  
Justin L. Harmon, PhD (2018)  
Assistant Professor of Philosophy. BA, 2007, MA, 2009, University of Houston; PhD, 2016, University of Kentucky.  
Sam Hayes-Hicks, MFA (2022)  
Assistant Professor of Emerging Media & Digital Arts. BS, MFA, 2020, Portland State University; MFA, 2021, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Willamette University.  
Kristin Hocevar, PhD (2018)  
Associate Professor of Communication. BA, 2007, Connecticut College; MA, 2013, PhD, 2017, University of California at Santa Barbara.  
Bonnie Holmes, PhD (2019)  
Associate Professor of Spanish. BA, 2001, Oregon State University; MA, 2006, Middlebury College; MA, 2010, The Pennsylvania State University; PhD, 2017, University of Arizona.  
William J. Hughes, PhD (1996)  
Associate Professor of Political Science. BA, 1987, MA, 1991, California State University, Chico; PhD, 1995, University of California, Davis.  
   

[I]

 
Miles F. Inada, MFA (1996)  
Professor of Art and Emerging Media & Digital Arts. BA, 1988, Yale University; BFA, 1993, University of Oregon; MFA, 1996, University of Cincinnati.  

 

[J]

 
Laura Jessup, MA (2018)  
Senior Instructor of University Seminar. BA, 1991, University of California, Santa Barbara; MA, 1993, Portland State University.  
Rachel Jochem, PhD (2012)  
Associate Professor of Psychology. BA, 2001, University of California (Irvine); MS, 2008, PhD, 2015, University of California (Davis).  
Jerron Jorgensen, DMA (2017)  
Assistant Professor of Music. BA, 2010, South Dakota State University; MM, 2012, Arizona State University; DMA, 2017, University of Hartford.  
Jan Juliani, MLS, MA (2022)  
Assistant Professor of Library & Information Science. AA, Santa Ana College; BA, California State University, Long Beach; MLS, MA, 2022, Indiana University.  
 

[K]

 
Derek Keller, PhD (2020)  
Assistant Professor of Music.  BMus, 1994, MM, 1996, University of Georgia; PhD, 2004, University of California, San Diego.  
Daniel Kim, PhD (1999)  
Professor of Mathematics. BA, 1984, Sogang University, Korea; MA, 1990, Indiana University; PhD, 1995, University of Oregon.  
Younghee Kim, PhD (1999)  
Professor of Education. BS, 1985, Sogang University, Korea; MA, 1992, PhD, 1996, University of Oregon.  
Erica Knotts, MLIS, MA (2017)  
Senior Instructor 1 of Communication. BS, 2013, MA, 2015, Southern Oregon University; MLIS, 2017, Emporia State University.  
Mark Krause, PhD (2007)  
Professor of Psychology. BA, 1994, MS, 1996, Central Washington University; PhD, 2000, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  
Laurie Kurutz, MFA (2005)  
Professor of Theatre. BFA, 1979, Southern Oregon State College; MFA, 2012, Ohio University.  
Patricia B. Kyle, PhD (2005)  
Professor of Psychology. BA, 1975, Arizona State University; MEd, 1986, Idaho State University; PhD, 1991, University of Idaho.  
   

[L]

 
Melissa LaBonty, PhD (2021)  
Assistant Professor of Biology. BS, 2008, Ohio University; PhD, 2018, Tufts University.  
Donna L. Lane, PhD (1998)  
Professor of Business. BS, 1998, MBA, 1999, Southern Oregon University; PhD, 2006, Nova Southeastern University.  
Kyle Larson, MFA (2022)  
Assistant Professor of Art. BA, 2007, MA, 2009, California State University, Sacramento; MFA, 2012, Boston University.  
Erika M. Leppmann, MFA (2002)  
Professor of Art. BFA, 1978, University of Oregon; MA, MFA, 1996, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.  
Jesse Longhurst, PhD (2016)  
Associate Professor of Education. BA, 1997, Lewis and Clark College; MA, 1999, Southern Oregon University; PhD, 2014, New Mexico State University.  
Jennifer Longshore, MA (2010)  
Senior Instructor of Art. BA, 1991, California State University, Fresno; MA, 1997, University of California, Davis.  
Terry Longshore, DMA (2000)  
Professor of Music. BS, 1989, California State University, Fresno; BM, 1994, California State University, Sacramento; MA, 1996, DMA, 1999, University of California, San Diego.  
Christopher Lucas, PhD (2018)  
Assistant Professor of Digital Cinema. BA, 1990, The Evergreen State College; MA, 2000, PhD, 2011, University of Texas at Austin.  
Merrilyne Lundahl, PhD (2017)  
Associate Professor of English. BS, 2003, Utah State University; MS, 2009, University of Montana, Missoula; PhD, 2017, University of Nevada, Reno.  
 

[M]

 
Karen Mager, PhD (2020)  
Associate Professor of Environmental Science, Policy & Sustainability. BA, 2004, Earlham College; PhD, 2012, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.  
Diana F. Maltz, PhD (1999)  
Professor of English. BA, 1987, Bennington College; MA, 1990, PhD, 1997, Stanford University.  
David McCandless, PhD (2010)  
Professor of Theatre.  BA, Carleton College, 1977; PhD, 1986, Stanford University.  
Sean McEnroe, PhD (2011)  
Professor of History.  BA, 1992, Vassar College; MAT, 1994, Lewis and Clark College; MA, 2001, Portland State University; PhD, 2009, University of California, Berkeley.  
Pavlina McGrady, PhD (2017)  
Associate Professor of Business.  BS, 2005, University of National and World Economy; MS, 2007, University of Hawai’i at Manoa; PhD, 2016, Colorado State University.  
Brenden McMahon, MFA (2018)  
Assistant Professor of Theatre. BTA, 2001, University of Michigan; MFA, 2009, Ecole Lassaad, Brussels, Belgium.  
Zonia Menendez, PhD (2022)  
Assistant Professor of Mathematics. BA, 2016, The College of New Jersey; PhD, 2022, Wesleyan University.  
Emily A. Miller-Francisco, MLS (2001)  
Professor of Library & Information Science. BA, 1994, Earlham College; MA, 1996, Graduate Theological Union; MLS, 2001, Simmons College.  
K. Silem Mohammad, PhD (2004)  
Professor of Creative Writing. BA, 1991, University of California, Santa Cruz; PhD, 1998, Stanford University.  
Vaun Monroe, MFA (2022)  
Assistant Professor of Digital Cinema. BA, 1998, The Evergreen State College; MFA, 2002, Temple University.  
Matthew Moreali, JD (2018)  
Senior Instructor 1 of University Seminar. BA, 2005, University of San Francisco; JD, 2013, Willamette University College of Law.  
 

[N]

 
 

[O]

 
Anna Oliveri, PhD (2016)  
Associate Professor of Chemistry. BS, 2009, Juniata College; MS, 2010, PhD, 2014, University of Oregon.  
René Leo E. Ordoñez, PhD (1988)  
Professor of Business. BA, 1982, University of the Philippines; MBA, 1987, University of Akron; PhD, 1997, Illinois Institute of Technology.  
Sean O’Skea, MFA (2006)  
Professor of Theatre. BA, 1995, University of Portland; MS, 1999, Ball State University; MFA, 2002, University of Portland.  
Renee Owen, EdD (2020)  
Assistant Professor of Education. BFA, 1990, University of Michigan; MA, 2007, University of Colorado; EdD, 2019, Teachers College, Columbia University.  
 

[P]

 
Michael Paddack, DSc (2020)  
Assistant Professor of Health & Exercise Science. AS, 1986, College of the Siskiyous; BS, 1989, Southern Oregon State College; MS, 2003, Humboldt State University; DSc, 2012, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions.  
Erik Palmer, PhD (2012)  
Professor of Communication. BA, 1986, Texas State University (San Marcos); MA, 1995, University of Texas at Austin; PhD, 2008, University of Oregon.  
David Parker, DBA (2016)  
Senior Instructor 1 of Business. AS, 2008, Rogue Community College; BS, 2010, MBA, 2011, Southern Oregon University; DBA, 2021, Grand Canyon University.  
Michael Parker, MFA (2019)  
Associate Professor of Art. BA, 2000, Pomona College; MFA, 2009, University of Southern California.  
Joel Perkins, MS (2005)  
Senior Instructor of Health, Physical Education and Leadership. BS, 1997, MS, 1998, Southern Oregon University.  
Margaret Perrow, PhD (2011)  
Professor of English. BA, 1984, Yale College; MA, 1993, PhD, 2000, University of California, Berkeley.  
Jessica Peterson, PhD (2022)  
Assistant Professor of Criminology & Criminal Justice. BS, 2013, Texas Christian University; MA, 2017, PhD, 2021, Indiana University.  
Jessica Piekielek, PhD (2011)  
Professor of Anthropology.  BA, 1998, Guilford College (Greensboro, NC); MA, 2004, PhD, 2009, University of Arizona.  
David Pouliot, PhD (2020)  
Assistant Professor of Computer Science. BS, 1996, Lewis-Clark State College; BS, 2013, Western Oregon University; PhD, 2020, Portland State University.  
Vicki Purslow, EdD (2001)  
Professor of Music. BM, 1985, University of the Pacific; MA, 1991, California State University Sacramento; 1996, EdD, University of the Pacific.  
   

[Q]

 
 

[R]

 
Sarah Razzano, MS (2022)  
Instructor of Education. BA, 2001, MS, 2003, University of Oregon.  
Emily Reeder, PhD (2013)  
Associate Professor of Psychology. BS, 2002, Willamette University; MA, 2005, Wake Forest University; PhD, 2010 University of Kentucky.  
Ashley Robart, PhD (2020)  
Assistant Professor of Biology. BA, 2005, Reed College; PhD, 2015, University of California, Santa Cruz.  
Deborah Rosenberg, MFA (1999)  
Professor of Theatre. BA, 1978, Trent University; MFA, 1989, North Carolina School of the Arts.  
Alena Amato Ruggerio, PhD (2002)  
Professor of Communication. BSC, 1996, MA, 1997, Ohio University; PhD, 2004, Indiana University.  
   

[S]

 
Shanell Sanchez, PhD (2016)  
Associate Professor of Criminology & Criminal Justice. BA, 2007, University of Northern Colorado; MA, 2009, and PhD, 2012, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  
Hala G. Schepmann, PhD (2001)  
Professor of Chemistry. BS, 1993, University of Texas, Austin; MS, 1995, University of California, Berkeley; PhD, 2001, Rice University, Houston.  
Mark A. Siders, PhD (1999)  
Professor of Business. BS, 1979, MBA, 1981, Indiana State University; PhD, 1998, Virginia Commonwealth University.  
Ellen J. Siem, PhD (2006)  
Senior Instructor of Physics. BS, 2000, Northwestern University, Evanston; PhD, 2005, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  
Dennis Slattery, MBA (2004)  
Associate Professor of Business. BA, 1996, MBA, 1997, Southern Oregon University; CPA.  
Douglas Smith, PhD (2009)  
Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling. AB, 1973, Emory University; MEd, 1974, University of Georgia; PhD, 1981, University of California, Los Angeles.  
Vincent M. Smith, PhD (2013)  
Professor of Environmental Science, Policy & Sustainability. BA, 2001, Truman State University; MS, 2004, Oregon State University; PhD, 2011, University of Wisconsin-Madison.  
Carey Jean Sojka, PhD (2011)  
Associate Professor of Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies. BA, 2007, Luther College; MA, 2010, PhD, 2017, State University of New York, Albany.  
Erik Sol, MIS (2010)  
Senior Instructor 2 of Health and Physical Education. BS, 2009, MIS, 2010, Southern Oregon University.  
Mike T. Springer, PhD (2022)  
Assistant Professor of Chemistry. BA, 2005, BS, 2008, BS, 2009, University of Nevada, Reno; PhD, 2014, University of Colorado, Boulder.  
Michael Stanfill, MFA (2016)  
Associate Professor of Theatre. AA, 2002, Portland Community College; BFA, 2005, Southern Oregon University; MFA, 2010, Northwestern University.  
Nicholas B. Stewart, PhD (2022)  
Assistant Professor of Biology. BS, 2011, University of Idaho; PhD, 2017, University of Iowa.  
Craig Stillwell, PhD (2009)  
Senior Instructor of University Seminar. BA, 1982, BS, 1982, University of Oregon; MA, 1986, PhD, 1991, University of Notre Dame.  
Karen D. Stone, PhD (2000)  
Professor of Biology. Associate Vice President for Academic Resource Management. BS, 1991, University of Arkansas, Little Rock; MS, 1993, University of Memphis; PhD, 2000, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.  
Patricia Styer, PhD (2018)  
Associate Professor of Business. BA, Reed College; MS, University of Washington; PhD, University of Chicago.  
Kelly Szott, PhD (2018)  
Associate Professor of Sociology. BA, 2001, University of Michigan; MA, 2010, PhD, 2015, Syracuse University.  
 

[T]

 
John Taylor, PhD (2011)  
Professor of Psychology.  BA, 1998, Western Washington University; MA, 2005, PhD, 2006, University of Nevada, Reno.  
Chad A. Thatcher, PhD (2015)  
Associate Professor of Outdoor Adventure Leadership.  BA, 2000, MEd, 2002, Portland State University; PhD, 2010, Prescott College.  
Noriko Toyokawa, PhD (2021)  
Associate Professor of Psychology. BA, 1986, The Tokyo University of Foreign Studies; MS, 1997, The Pennsylvania State University; PhD, 2012, Oregon State University.  
E. Jamie Trammell, PhD (2017)  
Associate Professor of Environmental Scienc, Policy & Sustainability. BA, 2003, Western State College of Colorado; MS, 2006, PhD, 2011, University of Nevada, Reno.  
Alexander I. Tutunov, DMA (1997)  
Professor of Music. BA, 1986, Minsk College of Music; MA, 1992, Belarusian State Conservatory of Music; MA, 1996, University of North Texas; DMA, 1996, Belarusian Academy of Music.  
Mark A. Tveskov, PhD (1998)  
Professor of Anthropology. BA, 1988, MA, 1992, University of Connecticut; PhD, 2000, University of Oregon.  
Michael Tylinski, PhD (2022)  
Assistant Professor of Chemistry. BA, 2011, Grinnell College; PhD, 2017, University of Wisconsin, Madison.  
 

[V]

 
Maggie Vanderberg, PhD (2017)  
Associate Professor of Computer Science. BS, 2003, James Madison University; MS, 2006, PhD, 2010, West Virginia University.  
Lady Vanderlip, MA (2016)  
Senior Instructor 1 of Spanish. BA, University of Panama; MA, 1992, Southern Oregon University.  
Jamie Vener, PhD (2006)  
Professor of Health & Exercise Science. BS, 1984, University of California, Davis; MS, 1999, California State University, Fresno; PhD, 2003, University of Utah.  
Diana Versluis, EdD (2009)  
Instructor of University Seminar. BEd, 1968, University of Hawaii; MA, 1992, Southern Oregon State College; EdD, 2001, Oregon State University.  
 

[W]

 
Dustin Walcher, PhD (2008)  
Professor of History and Political Science. BA, 2000, University of California Los Angeles; MA, 2003, PhD, 2007, Ohio State University.  
Steven Wasserman, MA (2016)  
Instructor of American Sign Language. BA, 1973, University of California, Santa Barbara; MA, 1977, California State University, Northridge  
Nigel Waterton, EdD (2020)  
Assistant Professor of Education. BA, 1991, MAT, 1994, University of Portland; EdD, 2016, Montana State University.  
Ryan Weatherwax, PhD (2022)  
Assistant Professor of History & Exercise Science. AS, 2007, Grand Rapids Community College; BS, 2010, Grand Valley State University; MS, 2013, Northern Michigan University; PhD, 2019, Auckland University of Technology.  
Chhaya M. Werner, PhD (2022)  
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, Policy & Sustainability. BA, 2014, Princeton University; PhD, 2018, University of California, Davis.  
Chance White Eyes, PhD (2019)  
Assistant Professor of Native American Studies. BA, 2007, Oregon State University; PhD, 2018, University of Oregon.  
Lisa Wileman, MAT (2016)  
Associate Professor of Mathematics. BS, 1999, MAT, 2000, Southern Oregon University.  
Rebecca Williams, EdD (2018)  
Assistant Professor of Business. BA, 2003, University of Alaska; MPP, 2006, EdD, 2020, Pepperdine University.  
Vincent Craig Wright, MFA (1994)  
Professor of Creative Writing. BA, 1989, MFA, 1993, University of South Carolina.  
Rattaphon Wuthisatian, PhD (2016)  
Asssociate Professer of Business.  BS, 2007, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi; MBA, 2010, University of Dallas; PhD, 2015, University of Nevada, Reno.  
 

[Y]

 
Precious Yamaguchi, PhD (2014)  
Professor of Communication. PhD, 2010, Bowling Green State University.  
Jacob Youngblood, PhD (2022)  
Assistant Professor of Biology. BS, 2015, Clemson University; MS, 2020, PhD, 2022, Arizona State University.  
 

[Z]