Faculty

Linda Anzalone
2020, Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.A. Ohio State University; B.S.N. Linfield College; M.S.N. Frontier Nursing University.

Elizabeth J.O. Atkinson
1997, Professor of Chemistry. B.S. Creighton University; Ph.D. University of Arizona.

Kena Avila
2007, Associate Professor of Education. B.A. University of California, Santa Cruz; M.S. Portland State University; Ph.D. Oregon State University.

Andrew Baggett
2017, Assistant Professor of Chemistry. B.S. LeTourneau University; Ph.D. Boston College.

T. Lee Bakner
1992, Professor of Psychology. B.A. Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Ph.D. Kent State University.

Maureen Barney
2020, Visiting Information Literacy Librarian. B.A. Washington State University; M.L.I.S. University of Washington.

Kaarina Beam
1999, Assistant Professor of Philosophy. B.A. Bellarmine College; M.A., Ph.D. Purdue University.

Susan Bell
2020, Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S. University of South Florida; M.A., M.S. University of South Florida; D.N.P. University of South Florida.

Anton Belov
2011, Associate Professor of Music. B.M. The New England Conservatory; M.M. The Julliard School; D.M.A. Boston University (Fall Sabbatical).

Steven Bernhisel
1999, Associate Professor of Education. B.S. Brigham Young University; M.Ed., Ph.D. Utah State University.

Megan Bestwick
2013, Associate Professor of Chemistry. B.S. Southern Oregon University; M.S. University of Washington; Ph.D. University of Utah.

Belle Bezdicek
2020, Lacroute Scholar Visiting Artist. B.F.A. University College of The Creative Arts; M.A. St. Cloud State University.

Shanna Bowman
2019, Assistant Professor of Biology. B.S. Clarion University; Ph.D. Carnegie Mellon University.

Jennifer Bransfield
2017, Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.A. California State University, Long Beach; B.S.N Concordia University; M.S.N. Western Governors University.

Henny Breen
2011, Professor of Nursing. B.S. Ryerson Polytechnic University; M.Ed. University of Toronto; M.S., Ph.D. University of Hawaii.

Stephen Bricher
1993, Professor of Mathematics. B.A. Linfield College; Ph.D. University of Colorado, Boulder.

Nancy Broshot
2001, Professor of Environmental Studies. B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Portland State University.

Nicholas Buccola
2007, Professor of Political Science. B.S. University of Santa Clara; M.A., Ph.D. University of Southern California. 

Tania Carrasquillo Hernández
2014, Associate Professor of Spanish. B.A. Conservatorio de Musica de Puerto Rico; M.S. Southern Connecticut State University; Ph.D. University of Iowa.

Virginia Connell
2016, Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S. Oregon State University; B.S.N., M.S.N. University of Portland.

Florian Conzetti
2021, Visiting Assistant Professor of Music. B.M. Konservatorium für Musik Bern; M.M. Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester; D.M.A. Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University.

Sarah Coste
2006, Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance. B.A. Linfield College; M.S., Ph.D. Oregon Health & Science University.

Patrick Cottrell
2008, Professor of Political Science. B.A. University of California, Davis; M.A. Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison (Spring Sabbatical).

Kathryn Crabtree
2017, Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N Lourdes University; D.N.P. American Sentinel University.

Hillary Crane
2007, Associate Professor of Anthropology. B.A. Seattle University. M.A., Ph.D. Brown University.

Virlena Crosley
2011, Associate Professor of Business. B.S. Linfield College; M.S. Lewis & Clark College; D.B.A., George Fox University.

Michael Crosser
2006, Professor of Physics. B.S. Centre College; M.S., Ph.D. Michigan State University.

Kevin Curry
2020, Assistant Professor of Journalism and Media Studies. B.A. Linfield College; M.A. University of Washington; Ph.D. Portland State University.

Malek Daaboul
1999, Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics. B.S., M.S. University of Toledo.

Christopher Dahlvig
2018, Assistant Professor of Business. B.A. Whitworth University; M.B.A. Northwest Christian College.

Abbey Darus
2021, Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.A. Gustavus Adolphus College; M.P.H. University of Virginia; M.S.N. University of Southern Maine.

Sandra Davis
2019, Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N. Christopher Newport University; M.S.N. Old Dominion University; Ph.D. Capella University.

Larry Doty
1987, Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance. B.S., M.Ed. Linfield College.

Chuck Dunn
2002, Professor of Mathematics. B.A. Lewis & Clark College; M.S. University of Illinois; Ph.D. Arizona State University.

Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt
2004, Professor of English. B.A. College of St. Catherine; M.A., Ph.D. University of Minnesota.

Erin Ehly
2020, Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S. University of Oregon; B.S. Oregon Health and Science University; M.S. Oregon Health and Science University.

Emily Evanstein
2021, Assistant Professor of Education. B.A. University of California, Los Angeles; M.A. University of California, Santa Barbara.

Denise Farag
2009, Associate Professor of Business. B.A. Linfield College; J.D. Willamette University.

Jordan Ferris
2019, Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.A. Walla Walla College; M.S.N. Saint Xavier University.

Leonard Finkelman
2014, Associate Professor of Philosophy. B.A. University of Virginia; Ph.D. City University of New York.

David Fiordalis
2011, Associate Professor of Religious Studies. B.A. Carleton College; M.A. University of Chicago; Ph.D. University of Michigan.

Kari Firestone
2021, Professor of Nursing. B.S.N. Walla Walla College School of Nursing; M.S.N. Loma Linda University School of Nursing; Ph.D. Oregon Health and Science University School of Nursing.

Julie Fitzwater
2014, Assistant Professor of Nursing and Director of Clinical Education. B.A. Pennsylvania State University; B.S.N. Linfield College; M.N.E. Oregon Health & Science University.

Ingrid Flanders
2017, Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N. Northern Michigan University; M.S.N. Oregon Health & Science University.

William Fleeger
2015, Senior Scholar of Environmental Studies. B.A. University of Oregon; M.S., Ph.D. University of New Hampshire.

Daniel Ford
2004, Assistant Professor of Computer Science. B.A. University of California, Santa Barbara; M.B.A. Cornell University; M.B.I.S. Université Catholique de Louvain; M.S. Colorado State University.

Kiki Fornero
2019, Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S. University of Central Oklahoma; M.S.N. University of Oklahoma.

Jamie Friedman
2016, Associate Professor of English. B.A. Whitworth College; M.A. Portland State University; M.A., Ph.D. Cornell University.

J. Christopher Gaiser
1994, Professor of Biology. B.S. University of Washington; Ph.D. Oregon State University.

Robert Gardner
2004, Professor of Sociology. B.A. Bowling Green State University; Ph.D. University of Colorado, Boulder.

Brian Gilbert
2001, Professor of Chemistry. B.S. University of Arizona; Ph.D. Indiana University.

Sharon Bailey Glasco
2003, Associate Professor of History. B.A. Whitworth College; M.A., Ph.D. University of Arizona.

Marcella Gowan
2017, Associate Professor of Nursing. B.S.N. Walla Walla University; M.S. Loma Linda University; Ph.D. George Fox University.

Randy Grant
1993, Dave Hansen Endowed Chair in Economics. B.A. Pacific Lutheran University; Ph.D. University of Nebraska, Lincoln (Fall Sabbatical).

Amber Gribbins
2020, Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Business. B.B.A. Northeastern State University; M.A. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville; D.B.A. National Louis University.

Janet Gupton
2000, Associate Professor of Theatre Arts. B.A., J.D. Wake Forest University; M.S., Ph.D. University of Oregon.

Jennifer Heath
2002, Professor of Physics. B.A. Whitman College; M.S., Ph.D. University of Oregon.

Michael Hitchman
2009, Professor of Mathematics. B.A. Swarthmore College; Ph.D. University of Oregon.

Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza
2006, Professor of Philosophy. B.S. University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh; M.A., M.S., Ph.D. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Masayuki Itomitsu
2009, Associate Professor of Japanese. B.A. University of the Ryukyus; M.A., Ph.D. Ohio State University.

Heidi Johnston
2021, Associate Professor of Nursing. B.S. University of Phoenix; M.S. University of Phoenix; D.N.P. Boise State University.

Anna Keesey
2007, Renshaw Distinguished Professor of Literature and Writing. B.A. Stanford University; M.F.A. University of Iowa.

Dimitri Kelly
2013, Associate Professor of Political Science. B.A. Utrecht University; M.A., Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Laura Kenow
1992, Professor of Health and Human Performance. B.A. Gustavus Adolphus College; M.S. University of Arizona.; Ph.D. University of Minnesota (Spring Sabbatical).

Una Kimeokeo-Goes
2018, Visiting Assistant Professor and Director of Forensics. B.A. Willamette University; M.A., Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University.

Kimberly Kintz
2011, Associate Professor of Nursing. B.S.N. Linfield College; M.S. University of Portland; D.N.P. Oregon Health & Science University.

Carrie Kondor
2020, Director of Teacher Education and Associate Professor. B.Ed. Gonzaga University; M.S. Portland State University; Ph.D. Concordia University.

Megan Kozak Williams
2013, Associate Professor of Psychology; B.A. University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Ph.D. Harvard University.

Kathryn Kuskie
2018, Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N. Oregon Health & Science University.

Derek R. Lane
2018, Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre. B.A. Seattle Pacific University; M.A., M.F.A. San Diego State University; M.A.T. Western Oregon University.

Cheryl Langford
1992, Associate Professor of Nursing. B.S.N. Mississippi College; M.S.N. The University of Texas Health Science Center.

Mindy Legard Larson
2006, Professor of Education. B.S. Linfield College; M.S. Western Oregon University; Ph.D. Oregon State University.

Gary Laustsen
2020, Professor of Nursing. B.S. Goshen College; M.S. Southern Oregon University; B.S.N. Regis University; M.S. University of Northern Colorado; Ph.D. University of Colorado.

Kathryn Lee
2018, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology. B.A. Carroll College; Ph.D. Oregon Health and Science University.

Jacqueline Leung
2021, Assistant Professor of Health, Human Performance and Athletics. B.A. California State University, Los Angeles; M.S. University of Iowa; J.D. Willamette University; Ph.D. Oregon State University.

Tonda Liggett
2018, Visiting Assistant Professor of Education. B.A. Hillsdale College; M.A., Ph.D. University of New Hampshire.

Jennifer R. Linder
2002, Professor of Psychology. B.A. University of New Hampshire; Ph.D. University of Minnesota.

Kay Livesay
2003, Associate Professor of Psychology. B.S. University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Ph.D. University of California, Riverside.

Kate Lorenzen
2021, Assistant Professor of Mathematics. B.S. Juniata College; Ph.D. Iowa State University.

Patricia Love
2020, Visiting Online Learning and User Experience Librarian. B.A. Portland State University; M.S. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Xiaoyue Luo
2007, Professor of Mathematics. B.S. Northern Jiaotong University. M.S., Ph.D. Michigan State University.

Samantha Madden
2020, Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N. Indiana University School of Nursing; M.S.N. University of Michigan School of Nursing.

Lindsey Mantoan
2017, Assistant Professor of Theatre. B.A. Princeton University; M.A. University of Texas, Austin; Ph.D. Stanford University.

Jeff McNamee
2006, Professor of Health and Human Performance. B.S., M.S. University of Wisconsin, La Crosse; Ph.D. Oregon State University.

Tom Mertes
2012, Assistant Professor, Competitive Scholarship Advisor, Lacroute Initiative Advisor. B.A. Carroll College; C.Phil. Northern Illinois University.

Jackson Miller
2001, Professor of Communication Arts and Director of Forensics. B.S., M.A. Ohio University; Ph.D. Southern Illinois University (Spring Sabbatical).

Joelle Murray
1997, Associate Professor of Physics. B.A. Beloit College; M.S., Ph.D. Michigan State University.

Michelle Nelson
2000, Professor of Business. B.A. University of Bonn; M.B.A., Ph.D. Washington State University (Spring Sabbatical).

Jennifer Nordstrom
2000, Professor of Mathematics. B.S. University of Redlands; M.S. University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Ph.D. University of Oregon.

Rachel Norman
2018, Assistant Professor of English and Director of Writing. B.A. Linfield College; Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Marie Chantalle Mofin Noussi
2012, Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies. B.A., M.A. University of Yaounde I; Ph.D. University of New Mexico.

Dawn Nowacki
1994, Professor of Political Science. B.A., M.A. University of Washington; Ph.D. Emory University.

Patrice O’Donovan
1998, Professor and Portland Campus Librarian. B.A. Portland State University; M.L.I.S. University of Michigan.

Amy Orr
2001, George A. Westcott III Distinguished Professor of Sociology. B.S. Nebraska Wesleyan University; M.A., Ph.D. University of Notre Dame.

Joan Paddock
1994, Professor of Music and Band Director. B.M.E., M.M., D.M. Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University.

James (Russ) Paine
2015, Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Business. B.A. Juniata College; M.B.A. University of South Carolina.

Jeff Peterson
1994, Associate Professor of Sociology. B.S. Washington State University; M.A., Ph.D. University of Texas, Austin.

Naomi Pitcock
2018, Associate Professor of Nursing. B.S.N. Old Dominion University; M.S.N., D.N.P. University of Virginia.

Jaclyn Portanova

2021, Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S. University of California, Los Angeles; M.S.G. University of Southern California; MHS Yale University; Ph.D. University of Washington.

Donna Potts
2017, Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N. Oregon Health & Science University; M.S.N. Walden University.

Kyle Putnam
2017, Associate Professor of Business. B.A. George Fox University; M.S., Ph.D. University of New Orleans.

Jennifer Rauch
2020, Visiting Professor of Journalism and Media Studies. B.A. Pennsylvania State University; M.J. Temple University; Ph.D. Indiana University.

Sreerupa Ray
2017, Assistant Professor of Biology. B.S., M.S. Bangalore University; Ph.D. Louisiana State University.

Thomas Reinert
1988, Professor of Chemistry. B.S. Iowa State University; Ph.D. University of Illinois.

Catherine Reinke
2012, Associate Professor of Biology. B.A. Carleton College; Ph.D. University of Chicago.

Andrea Reinkemeyer
2014, Associate Professor of Music. B.M. University of Oregon; M.M., D.M.A. University of Michigan.

G.F. “Cisco” Reyes
2017, Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance. B.S. Pacific University; M.S., Ph.D. University of Idaho.

Madeleine Brady Romero
2010, Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor of Business. B.A., M.B.A. University of Southern California.

John Sagers
2001, Professor of History. B.A. University of California, Berkeley; Master of Pacific International Affairs, University of California, San Diego; Ph.D. University of Washington.

Gayatree Sarma
2015, Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Business. M.B.A. Marist College; M.A. Guwahati University.

Rachel Schley
2018, Assistant Professor of History. B.A., M.A., Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles.

Eric Schuck
2006, Dave Hansen Chair in Economics and Professor. B.A. Pacific Lutheran University; M.A. University of Montana; Ph.D. Washington State University.

Rainer Seitz
2017, Assistant Professor of Business. B.A., M.S. Marquette University; Ph.D. Portland State University.

Paul Smith
2014, Associate Professor of Nursing. B.S.N. University of Phoenix; M.N. Washington State University; Ph.D. University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Anna Song
2009, Associate Professor of Music and Director of Choirs. B.A. University of California, Los Angeles; M.M. Yale University; Ed.D. Columbia University.

Elizabeth Straus
2016, Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.Sc., B.Sc.N., McMaster University; M.N. University of Victoria.

David Sumner
2004, Professor of English. B.A. University of Utah; M.A. Brigham Young University; Ph.D. University of Oregon.

John Syring
2008, Professor of Biology. B.S., M.S. University of Michigan; Ph.D. Oregon State University (Year Sabbatical).

Brittany Teahan
2014, Associate Professor of Economics. B.S. Fairfield University; M.S. Iowa State University; Ph.D. Purdue University.

Sandra Terra
2016, Associate Professor of Spanish. B.A. Oregon State University; M.A. University of Oregon; Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Sonia Ticas
2001, Professor of Spanish. B.A. California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley (Fall Sabbatical).

Chad Tillberg
2007, Professor of Biology. B.A. University of Kansas; Ph.D. University of Colorado, Boulder.

Tanya Tompkins
2002, Professor of Psychology. B.A. University of Colorado, Boulder; M.A., Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles.

Morgan Torris-Hedlund
2017, Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.A. University of Oregon; B.A., B.S., M.P.A., M.S., Ph. D. University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Vu Truong
2021, Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S. National University; M.N.E. Oregon Health and Science University.

Gennie VanBeek
2008, Associate Professor of Education. B.A., M.A. George Fox University; Ph.D. Oregon State University.

Lissa Wadewitz
2006, Professor of History. B.A. Pomona College; M.A., Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles (Spring Sabbatical).

Ericka Waidley
2015, Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N. San Diego State University; M.S. University of California, San Francisco.

Lisa Weidman

2009, Associate Professor of Journalism and Media Studies. B.A. University of California, Davis; M.S. Syracuse University; Ph.D. Syracuse University.

Yanna Weisberg
2011, Associate Professor of Psychology. B.S. Carnegie Mellon University; Ph.D. University of Minnesota.

Jeremy Weisz
2010, Associate Professor of Biology. B.S. University of Wisconsin, Madison; Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Natalie Welch
2019, Assistant Professor of Business. B.S. University of Tennessee; M.B.A. University of Central Florida; Ph.D. University of Tennessee.

Pam Wheeler
2004, Professor of Nursing. B.S.N. University of Oregon; M.S.N. Marquette University; Ph.D. Portland State University.

Joe Wilkins
2013, Professor of English. B.A. Gonzaga University; M.F.A. University of Idaho.

Jennifer Williams
2016, Associate Professor of Religious Studies. B.A. Southwestern University; M.S., Ph.D. Vanderbilt University.

Brian Winkenweder
2005, Professor of Art History. B.A. University of Washington; M.A., M.A. University of New Mexico; Ph.D. Stony Brook University.

Tianbao Xie
2002, Professor of Physics. B.S. Peking University; M.S., Ph.D. University of Oklahoma.

Daniel Zajic
2020, Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance. B.A. Whitman College; Ph.D. Portland State University.

Mindy Zeitzer
2015, Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N. University of Arizona; M.S.N., M.B.E., Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania.

Kristin Ziebart
2017, Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry. B.S. Oregon State University; Ph.D., University of California, Davis.