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2013-14 faculty directory and information - Simpson College

2013-14FACULTY DIRECTORYAND INFORMATIONUpdated 06/12/2013Page 1 of 21


ACADEMIC CALENDARFALL SEMESTER DAY 2013-2014 2014-2015Freshmen/Transfers Arrive Sat Aug. 24 Aug. 23Returning Students Arrive Sun Aug. 25 Aug. 24Classes Begin Tue Aug. 27 Aug. 26All College Convocation Wed Aug. 28 Aug. 27Labor Day/Holiday Mon Sept. 2 Sept. 1Last day to add/drop, H/P/NP Tues Sept. 3 Sept. 2Family Weekend/Homecoming Sat Oct. 12 TBDMid-term date Mon Oct. 14 Oct. 13Mid-term grades due Wed Oct. 16 Oct. 15Fall break, No classes Th-Fri Oct. 17-18 TBD*LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW Tues Nov. 5 Nov. 4Thanksgiving Recess W-F Nov. 27-29 Nov. 26-28Last Day of Classes Fri Dec. 6 Dec. 5College Reading Day Mon Dec. 9 Dec. 8Final Exam Week T-Fri Dec. 10-13 Dec. 9-12December Commencement Sat Dec. 14 Dec. 13Christmas Recess Begins Sat Dec. 14 Dec. 13All Fall Grades Due Tues Dec. 17 Dec. 16SPRING SEMESTERClasses begin Tues. Jan. 14 Jan. 13Last day to add/drop, H/P/NP Mon. Jan. 20 Jan. 19Mid-term date Fri. Feb. 28 Tues. Feb. 27Mid-term grades due Tues. Mar. 4 Mar. 3Spring Break Sat-Sun Mar. 8-16 Mar. 7-15LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW Thurs. Mar. 27 Mar. 26Campus Day (no classes) Wed Apr. 2 Apr. 1Graduation Applications Due Fri. Apr. 4 (for 2015) Apr. 3 (for 2016)Easter Recess Mon Apr. 21 Apr. 6Honors Convo/Symposium Thurs. Apr. 24 TBALast Day of Classes Fri. Apr. 25 Apr. 24College Reading Day Mon Apr. 28 Apr. 27Final exam week T-Th Apr. 29 - May 1 Apr. 28-30Commencement Sat May 3 May 2All Spring Grades Due Tues May 6 May 5MAY TERMClasses begin Mon May 5 May 4Classes end Fri May 23 May 22May Term Grades Due Wed May 28 May 27Page 2 of 21


FACULTY MEETING DATES2013-14Thursday, August 22 9:00 to 4:00 Black Box (KCC)(Faculty Workshop)Friday, August 23 9:00 a.m. Hubbell HallWednesdays:September 11 12:45 p.m. Hubbell HallOctober 9 12:45 p.m. Hubbell HallNovember 13 12:45 p.m. Hubbell HallDecember 4 12:45 p.m. Hubbell HallJanuary 15, 2014 12:45 p.m. Hubbell HallFebruary 12 12:45 p.m. Hubbell HallMarch 19 12:45 p.m. Hubbell HallApril 16 12:45 p.m. Hubbell HallTuesday, May 27 9:00 a.m. Hubbell HallEach meeting’s agenda and minutes of the previous meeting will becirculated via e-mail 10 days before a regularly scheduled meeting.Page 3 of 21


CABINET LEVEL ADMINISTRATORSJay Simmons, Ph.D.Steven J. Griffith, Ph.D.Kenneth I. Birkenholtz, J.D., C.P.A.Kelley L. Bradder, B.A.Jill Johnson, B.A.Jerry KelleyBob Lane, M.S.John Sirianni, B.A.James D. Thorius, M.S.Deborah J. Tierney, B.A.PresidentHillman HallExt. 1566Senior Vice President and Academic DeanHillman HallExt.1560Vice President for Business and FinanceHillman HallExt. 1512Vice President for Information ServicesMcNeill HallExt. 1621Executive Director of Marketing & Public RelationsHillman HallExt. 1595Executive Assistant to the PresidentHillman HallExt. 1611Vice President for College AdvancementHillman HallExt. 1417Special Assistant to the PresidentHopperExt. 1620Vice President for Planning & Student DevelopmentKent Campus CenterExt. 1532Vice President for EnrollmentCollege HallExt. 1699Page 4 of 21


SIMPSON COLLEGEFULL-TIME FACULTY ANDADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL WITH FACULTY RANK2013-14RONALD (RON) N. ALBRECHT, D.M.A. (1979) Professor of MusicHead of the Division of Performing and Visual ArtsB.M., Augsburg College, 1975; M.F.A., University of Minnesota, 1979D.M.A., University of Minnesota, 1983KEDRON BARDWELL, Ph.D. (2005) Associate Professor of Political ScienceChair of the Department of Political ScienceB.A., Augustana College, 1996; M.A., The University of Iowa, 1997Ph.D., The University of Iowa, 2002MARK E. BATES, Ph.D. (1997) Professor of SpanishB.A., Ohio University, 1979; M.A., Miami University, 1983Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1987JOHN BENOIT, Ph.D. (1994) Professor of MusicB.M., Louisiana State University, 1985; M.M., University of Texas, 1987Ph.D., University of Texas, 1994HEIDI BERGER, Ph.D. (2008) Assistant Professor of MathematicsB.A., Coe College, 2002; M.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2004Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2008JACQUELINE (JACKIE) W. BRITTINGHAM, Ph.D. (1999) Professor of BiologyB.S., Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, 1989Ph.D., Thomas Jefferson University, 1994MARK BRODIE, Ph.D. (2008) Assistant Professor of Computer ScienceB.S., University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, 1989; M.S., University of Illinois,Urbana-Champaign, 1992; Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2000BRUCE BROWN, M.M. (2003) Assistant Professor of MusicB.A., Westmar College, 1983; M.M., Stephen F. Austin State University, 1985JUSTIN BROWN, Ph.D. (2011) Assistant Professor of BiologyB.S., University of California, 2005; M.S., Stanford University, 2008;Ph.D., Stanford University, 2011ADAM M. BRUSTKERN, Ph.D. (2010) Assistant Professor of ChemistryCo-Chair of the Department of Chemistry and PhysicsB.S., University of Northern Iowa, 2002; M.S., University of Illinois at Chicago, 2003M.A., Washington University, 2005; Ph.D. Washington University, 2009CAL BUSBY, M.A., LAT, ATC, (2009) Assistant Professor of Sports Science; Athletic TrainerB.A., Simpson College, 2009; M.A., Simpson College, 2010JONATHON J. BUTTS, Ph.D. (2011) Assistant Professor of EnglishB.A., Appalachian State University, 1995; M.A., Syracuse University, 1999Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2006PATRICIA (TRICIA) K. CALKINS, Ph.D. (1997) Professor of GermanB.A., Gustavus Adolphus College, 1980; M.A., Indiana University, 1983Ph.D., Indiana University, 1993Page 5 of 21


MAEVE B. CALLAN, Ph.D. (2009) Assistant Professor of ReligionB.A., Pomona College, 1992; M.Phil, University of Dublin, 1994M.A., Northwestern University, 1998; Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2002DAVID (DAVE) J.P. CAMWELL, D.M.A. (2005) Associate Professor of MusicB.M. (dual) University of Calgary and Jacksonville State University, 2000M.M., University of Northern Colorado, 2002; D.M.A., University of Oregon, 2006LISA CARPONELLI-LOVELL, M.S.J. (2009) Assistant Professor of Communication &Media StudiesB.S., Miami University, 1995; M.S.J., Northwestern University, 1997SHANE A. COX, M.B.A. (2010) Assistant Professor of AccountingB.A., Simpson College, 2005; M.B.A., Drake University, 2010PAUL VINCENT CRAVEN, Ph.D. (2006) Associate Professor of Computer ScienceChair of the Department of Computer ScienceB.A., Simpson College, 1994; M.S., University of Missouri-Rolla, 1995Ph.D, University of Idaho, 2009JACQUELINE (JACKIE) K. CRAWFORD, Ed.D. (1985) Professor of EducationFred W. Weitz Endowed Chair in EducationB.A., Simpson College, 1975; M.S.E., Drake University, 1980Ed.S., University of Missouri, 1982; Ed.D., Drake University, 1989VIRGINIA CROSKERY, D.M.A. (2003) Assistant Professor of MusicB.M., Northwestern University, 1982; M.M., Northwestern University, 1987D.M.A., University of Iowa, 2005DEBRA CZARNESKI, Ph.D. (2005) Associate Professor of MathematicsB.S., Mount Mercy College, 2001; M.S., Louisiana State University, 2003Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 2005CAROLYN E. DALLINGER, M.S.W., J.D. (2003) Associate Professor of Social Workand Criminal JusticeChair of the Department of Sociology and Criminal JusticeB.A., Simpson College, 1979; M.S.W., University of Washington, 1983J.D., Southern University, 1989.ROBERT (BOB) DEGRAAFF, Ph.D. (2013) Assistant Professor of ManagementB.S., Northwestern University, 1985; M.B.A, University of Pennsylvania, 1990;Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2006TRACY A. DINESEN, Ph.D. (2005) Associate Professor of SpanishB.A., University of Colorado at Boulder, 1998M.A., University of North Texas, 2000; Ph.D., University of North Texas, 2006AMY M. DOLING, Ph.D. (2002) Associate Professor of BiologyB.S., Emory University, 1996; Ph.D., Harvard, 2002APRIL DRUMM-HEWITT, Ph.D. (2013) Assistant Professor of PsychologyB.S., The College of New Jersey, 2007; M.S., Binghamton University, 2009;Ph.D., Binghamton University, 2012STEPHEN (STEVE) P. DUFFY, M.S. (1996) Catalog Librarian; Associate ProfessorB.A., Fordham University, 1971; M.A., University of Chicago, 1976M.L.I.S., Dominican University, 1993CYNTHIA (CYD) M. DYER, M.A. (1978) College Librarian/Archivist; ProfessorB.A., University of Iowa, 1977; M.A., University of Iowa, 1978Page 6 of 21


MICHAEL (MIKE) ECKERTY, D.M.A. (2008) Assistant Professor of MusicB.M.E., Baylor University, 1996; M.M. (Bassoon Performance) University ofMissouri-Kansas City, 2001; M.M. (Conducting) University of Missouri-KansasCity, 2002; D.M.A., University of Georgia, 2008JOHN W. EPPERSON, Ph.D. (1977) Professor of Political ScienceRuth Harp Endowed Chair in Political ScienceB.A., Centre College of Kentucky, 1972; M.A., University of Virginia, 1975Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1980DONALD (DON) D. EVANS, Ph.D. (1999) Professor of PsychologyChair of the Department of Psychology; B.A., Mankato State University, 1982Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany, 1988JANET S. EVERHART, Ph.D. (2003) Associate Professor of ReligionChair of the Department of ReligionA.B., University of California at Davis, 1978; M.Div., Drew University, 1981Ph.D., Iliff School of Theology and University of Denver, 2003MARK S. FREYBERG, Ph.D. (1996) Professor of SociologyB.A., University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, 1987M.A., University of Michigan, 1991; Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1995LORA FRIEDRICH, Ph.D. (1996) Professor of SociologyB.S., Huntington College, 1982; M.S.W., Washington University, 1987Ph.D., Ohio State University, 2001WILLIAM B. FRIEDRICKS, Ph.D. (1988) Professor of HistoryAnna D. Hunt Endowed Chair in HistoryB.A., University of California, San Diego, 1980; M.A., University of SouthernCalifornia, 1985; Ph.D., University of Southern California, 1986MARK E. GAMMON, Ph.D. (2003) Associate Professor of ReligionMatthew Simpson Endowed Chair in ReligionB.A., Hampden-Sydney College, 1991; M.Div., Duke University, 1996Ph.D., Boston College, 2006JACK GITTINGER, Ph.D. (2001) Professor of EducationB.S. Bowling Green State University, 1969; M.A., University of New Mexico, 1978Ph.D., University of New Mexico, 1987RICK GOETZ, B.A. (2007) Assistant Professor of Theatre ArtsB.A. Dickinson State College, 1986; B.S. Dickinson State College, 1986;MARK C. GREEN, Ph.D. (1984) Professor of ManagementB.A., Lawrence University, 1973; Ph.D., Cornell University, 1980M.B.A., Syracuse University, 1982STEVEN J. GRIFFITH, Ph.D. (2006) Senior Vice President and Academic Dean; ProfessorB.A., Gustavus Adolphus College, 1975; M.F.A., University of Minnesota, 1977Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2006ELISABETH (LIZ) A. GRIMSBO, M.A. (2000) Serials Librarian; Assistant ProfessorB.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1981; M.A., University of Iowa, 1982HEATHER GROBEN, Ph.D. (2012) Assistant Professor of PsychologyB.A., St. Olaf College, 2000; M.P.A., University of Wisconsin, 2002;M.S., University of Wisconsin, 2006; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 2011Page 7 of 21


MICHAEL (MIKE) J. HADDEN, M.S., ATC/L CSCS (1997) Associate Professor ofSports Science; Program Director of Athletic Training & Exercise Science;Assistant Athletic Trainer; Strength and ConditioningB.A., Buena Vista University, 1990; M.S., University of Kansas, 1997CORYANNE HARRIGAN, Ph.D. (2001) Associate Professor of EnglishB.A., Mary Washington College, 1991; M.A., Purdue University, 1995Ph.D., Purdue University, 2001JAMES E. (JIM) HAYES, D.Min. (2003) Associate Dean; Director of the Center forVocation and Integrative Learning; Assistant ProfessorB.A., Loras College, 1983; B.Phil, Pontifical University of St. Thomas,Rome, 1985; M.Div, St. Mary’s Seminary and University, 1989; S.T.L.,St. Mary’s, 1996; D.Min, Aquinas Institute of Theology (St. LouisUniversity), 2005SHARON J. JENSEN, Ph.D. (1995) Professor of EducationB.A., Simpson College, 1985; M.S. Iowa State University, 1993Ph.D., Iowa State University, 2000FRED O. JONES, Ph.D. (1970-73), 1974) Professor of Sociology and Criminal JusticeB.A., Simpson College, 1966; M.A., University of Iowa, 1969Ph.D., Mississippi State University, 1974MARK W. JUFFERNBRUCH, J.D., C.P.A. (1999) Professor of AccountingChair of the Department of Business Administration and EconomicsB.S., Illinois State University, 1991; J.D., University of Iowa, 1996CPA, State of IllinoisMIRIAM (MIMI) KAMMER, Ph.D. (2013) Assistant Professor of TheatreB.A., King’s College, 2000; M.A., Humboldt State University, 2005;Ph.D., University of Washington, 2011CONSTANCE KOSTELAC, Ph.D. (2011) Assistant Professor of Criminal JusticeB.A., Marquette University, 1995; M.S., Florida State University, 1997Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2008MATTHEW LAU, M.M. (2011) Instructor of MusicB.S., Indiana State University, 1981; M.M., Eastman School of Music, 1983KATHRYN (KATE) LERSETH, Ph.D. (2008) Assistant Professor of EducationB.S., Iowa State University, 2002; M.A., Viterbo University, 2006Ph.D., Iowa State University, 2013M. REBECCA (BECCA) LIVINGSTONE, Ph.D. (2007) Assistant Professor of HistoryChair of the Department of HistoryB.A., Lawrence University, 1997; M.A., Tulane University, 2001Ph.D., Tulane University, 2007SASHA LUGOVSKYY, Ph.D. (2013) Assistant Professor of EconomicsB.A., Lakeland College, 2003; M.Sc., St. Cloud State University, 2006;M.A., University of Kansas, 2009; Ph.D. University of Kansas, 2013DEREK LYONS, Ph.D. (2012) Assistant Professor of ChemistryB.A., Simpson College, 2007; Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2012Page 8 of 21


EDUARDO MAGALHAES III, Ph.D. (1991) Professor of Political ScienceB.A., Monmouth College, 1987; Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1991BERNARD MCDONALD, M.M. (2011), Assistant Professor of MusicG. Dewey and M. Maine Larsen Endowed Chair in Opera and Musical CoachingB.A., Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama (1996);M.M., University of Glasgow (2010); Ph.D., Indiana University (in progress)STEVEN J. MCLEAN, M.F.A. (1991) Professor of Theatre ArtsB.S., University of Evansville, 1982; B.A., University of Evansville, 1982M.F.A., Pennsylvania State University, 1986TIMOTHY (TIM) A. MCMILLIN, D.M.A. (2004) Associate Professor of MusicChair of the Department of Music; B.M., Simpson College, 1997;M.M., University of St. Thomas, 2004; D.M.A., Michigan State University, 2010CLINTON (CLINT) K. MEYER, Ph.D. (2008) Assistant Professor of BiologyB.S., Wayne State College, 1997; M.S., Kansas State University, 2000Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, 2007SARAH (SAL) A. MEYERS, Ph.D. (1995) Professor of PsychologyHead, Division of Education and Social Science; Director of Faculty Development;B.A., Carleton College, 1988; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1996MARILYN K. MUELLER, M.B.A., J.D. (1986) Professor of ManagementB.S., University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 1976; M.B.A., J.D., Drake University, 1981JANE MURPHY, M.A. (2012) Assistant Professor of Communication & Media StudiesB.A., University of Iowa, 1993; M.A., University of Iowa, 2001JENNIFER ROSS NOSTRALA, M.F.A. (1990) Professor of Theatre ArtsChair of the Department of Theatre ArtsB.A., Simpson College, 1985; M.F.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 1988JUSTIN NOSTRALA, M.F.A. (2001) Associate Professor of ArtChair of the Department of ArtB.A., Simpson College, 1986; M.A., The University of Iowa, 1998M.F.A., The University of Iowa, 1999ROBERT (BOB) NUTGRASS, Ed.S. (1990) Professor of Physical EducationB.A., Iowa Wesleyan College, 1978; M.S., Western Illinois University, 1982Ed.S., Drake University, 1999SAMANTHA O’HARA, Ph.D. (2013) Assistant Professor of SociologyB.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1994; M.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1996;Ph.D., University of Nebraska, 2006DAVID A. OLSGAARD, Ph.D. (1997) Professor of PhysicsCo-Chair of the Department of Chemistry and PhysicsB.S., North Dakota State University, 1981; Ph.D., Old Dominion University, 1992JAMES (JIM) LEE PALMIERI, Ph.D. (1996) Professor of EconomicsHead of the Division of Policy StudiesB.S., Northern Illinois University, 1986; Ph.D., Indiana University, 1995JIN YOUNG (JEAN) PARK, D.M.A. (2002) Staff Accompanist w/rank ofInstructor of MusicB.M., Seoul National University, 1987; M.M., University of Oklahoma, 1998D.M.A., University of Oklahoma, 2002Page 9 of 21


MICHAEL (MIKE) PATTERSON, Ph. D., (1994) Professor of MusicB.M., Simpson College, 1975; B.M., Education Certification, Simpson College,1979; M.A., University of Iowa, 1978; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 1991JOHN ADAMS PAULEY, Ph.D. (1990) Professor of PhilosophyChair of the Department of PhilosophyB.A., University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1982M. A. University of North Carolina, 1987; Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 1991LAURA PERKINS, M.F.A. (2011) Assistant Professor of Theatre ArtsB.F.A., “Arkansas State University, 2005; M.A., Arkansas State University, 2007;M.F.A., University of Memphis, 2011MARY E. PETERSON, M.A. (2001) Instruction Librarian; Assistant ProfessorB.A., Iowa State University, 1994; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1996MEGAN J. PILCHER, M.S., LAT, ATC, (2012) Assistant Professor of Sports Science;Athletic TrainerB.A., Loras College, 2007; M.S., Western Illinois University, 2011CHATDANAI (CHATT) PONGPATIPAT, Ph.D. (2013) Assistant Professor of MarketingB.A., Thammasat University, 2002; M.B.A., Old Dominion University, 2006;Ph.D., Old Dominion University, 2013JAMES (JAMIE) POULSEN, (2006) Instructor of MusicB.A., Buena Vista University, 1984; M.M., University of South Dakota, 1985MICHAEL (MIKE) PRINDLE, M.A., C.P.A. (2010) Assistant Professor of AccountingB.S., University of Montana, 1975; M.A., University of Mary, 1990NICOLAS (NICK) WOLFE PROCTOR, Ph.D. (1998) Professor of HistoryB.A., Hendrix College, 1990; M.A., University of Kentucky, 1991M.A., Emory University, 1995; Ph.D., Emory University, 1998BARBARA K. RAMOS, Ph.D. (2004) Associate Professor of EducationChair of the Department of Education; B.A., Central College, 1984M.A., Eastern Kentucky University, 1988; Ed.S., Drake University, 2002;Ph.D., Iowa State University, 2006RYAN LYNN REHMEIER, Ph.D. (2006) Associate Professor of BiologyChair of the Department of BiologyB.S., Trinity University, 1997, M.S., Kansas State University, 2000Ph.D., Kansas State University, 2005CAROLE RICHARDSON, Ed.D. (2009) Associate Professor of EducationLicensure Program Liaison for the Department of EducationB.S., University of Iowa, 1977; M.A., University of Iowa, 1986Ed.D., Drake University, 2003DAVID (DAVE) RICHMOND, MFA (2000) Professor of ArtBFA, University of Iowa, 1981; M.A., University of Iowa, 1986MFA, University of Iowa, 1987KIMBERLY ROBERTS, D.M.A. (2006) Assistant Professor of MusicB.M., Simpson College, 1998; M.A., Louisiana State University, 2000DMA, Louisiana State University, 2007STEVEN (STEVE) W. ROSE, Ed.D. (1995) Professor of EducationB.A., Kearney State College, 1976; M.A., Kearney State College, 1978Ed.D., University of Nebraska at Lincoln, 1992Page 10 of 21


GABRIELLE ROSE-CURTI, Ph.D. (2009) Assistant Professor of ArtB.A., Indiana University, 1992; M.A., Rutgers University, 1997Ph.D., Rutgers University, 2002AARON SANTOS, Ph.D. (2013) Assistant Professor of PhysicsB.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001; M.A., Boston University, 2004;Ph.D., Boston University, 2007DARYL SASSER, Ph.D. (2007) Assistant Professor of HistoryB.A., University of North Carolina, 1992; M.A., University of Southern Maine, 2001Ph.D. Union Presbyterian Seminary, 2010WILLIAM (BILL) J. SCHELLHORN, Ph.D. (2007) Assistant Professor of MathematicsChair of the Department of MathematicsB.S., Mount Mercy College, 2000; M.S., Louisiana State University, 2002Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 2005MARK SIEBERT, M.S. (2013) Assistant Professor of Communication & Media StudiesB.S., Bethel College, 1985; M.S., University of Kansas, 1989LYDIA SINAPOVA, Ph.D. (1999) Professor of Computer ScienceB.S., Sofia University, Bulgaria, 1973; M.S., Sofia University, Bulgaria, 1975Ph.D., Sofia University, Bulgaria, 1995PATRICIA (PAT) BINEK SINGER, Ph.D. (1982) Professor of BiologyHead, Division of Natural ScienceB.A., St. Olaf College, 1976; Ph.D., Kansas State University, 1981RICHARD (RICK) SPELLERBERG, Ph.D. (1990) Professor of MathematicsB.A., Coe College, 1984; M.S., University of Iowa, 1988Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1990NANCY ST. CLAIR, Ph.D. (1990) Professor of EnglishHead of the Division of HumanitiesHelen Harp Herny Endowed Chair in Language and LiteratureB.S.S., Cornell College, 1974; Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1982BRIAN J. STEFFEN, Ph.D. (1989) Professor of Communication & Media StudiesChair of the Department of Communication StudiesB.A. Iowa State University, 1981; M.S., Iowa State University, 1987Ph.D. University of Iowa, 1995JASON M. UHLENHAKE, M.S., LAT, ATC, ACI, (2004) Assistant Professor of SportsScience; Head Athletic TrainerB.A., Wartburg College, 2002; M.S. University of Iowa, 2004MARTHA ELLEN (MURPHY) WAGGONER, Ed.D. (1992) Professor of MathematicsB.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1981; M.S., Oklahoma State University, 1988Ed.D., Oklahoma State University, 1994JUDITH (JUDY) A. WALDEN, Ph.D. (2009) Assistant Professor of HistoryB.A., Carleton College, 1986; Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1999NICOLLE L. WHALEN, M.S. (2001) Assistant Professor of Sports ScienceChair of the Department of Sports Science and Health EducationB.A., Simpson College, 1998; M.S., Iowa State University, 2000Page 11 of 21


SHARON WILKINSON, Ph.D. (2006) Professor of FrenchChair of the Department of World Language and Culture StudiesB.A., Elizabethtown College, 1990; M.A., University of Delaware, 1992Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1995ANN WOLDT, M.F.A. (2007) Assistant Professor of Theatre ArtsB.A., Olivet College, 1990; MFA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1993ALLISON B. WOLF, Ph.D. (2004), Associate Professor of PhilosophyB.A., Brandeis University, 1997; M.A., Michigan State University, 1999Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2004DAVID M. WOLF, M.F.A. (2000) Associate Professor of EnglishChair of the Department of EnglishB.A., University of Iowa, 1982; M.F.A., University of Michigan, 1991PATRICIA (PATTI) A. WOODWARD-YOUNG, Ph.D. (1991) Professor of EducationB.S., Milligan College, 1983; M.Ed., Rutgers University, 1987Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1996Page 12 of 21


DIVISION HEADS/DEPARTMENT CHAIRSTerms of Office (years currently serving)2013-14DIVISION OF EDUCATION AND SOCIAL SCIENCE:SAL MEYERS, DIVISION HEAD (2012-2014) DEPARTMENT CHAIRSSociology and Criminal Justice Carolyn Dallinger (2013-16)Education Barb Ramos (2012-15)Psychology Don Evans (2012-15)Sports Science & Health Education Nicolle Whalen (2011-14)DIVISION OF HUMANITIES:NANCY ST. CLAIR, DIVISION HEAD (2009-14)English David Wolf (2009-15)World Language & Culture Studies Sharon Wilkinson (2011-14)History Rebecca Livingstone (2013-16)Philosophy John Pauley (2012-14)Religion Jan Everhart (2013-16)DIVISION OF NATURAL SCIENCE:PAT SINGER, DIVISION HEAD (2007-14)Biology Ryan Rehmeier (2013-16)Chemistry/Physics—Co-Chairs David Olsgaard (2012-16)Adam Brustkern (2013-16)Computer Science Paul Craven (2011-14)MathematicsBill Schellhorn (2013-16) (s)Murphy Waggoner (f)DIVISION OF POLICY STUDIES:JIM PALMIERI, DIVISION HEAD (2011-14)Communication & Media StudiesBrian Steffen (2013-16) (s)Lisa Carponelli (f)Business Administration & Economics Mark Juffernbruch (2011-14)Political Science Kedron Bardwell (2009-15)VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS:RON ALBRECHT, DIVISION HEAD (2013-14)Art Justin Nostrala (2011-14)Music Tim McMillin (2012-15)TheatreJennifer Nostrala (2012-16) (f)Steve McLean (s)Page 13 of 21


2013-14 FULL-TIME TEACHING FACULTY BY DEPARTMENTEDUCATION AND SOCIAL SCIENCE DIVISION: SAL MEYERS, DIVISION HEADEducation: Department Chair – Barb RamosJackie Crawford, Jack Gittinger, Sharon Jensen, Kate Lerseth, Barb Ramos, CaroleRichardson (sabb fa), Steve Rose, Patti Woodward-Young (sabb sp)Sports Science & Health Education: Department Chair – Nicolle WhalenCal Busby, Mike Hadden, Bob Nutgrass, Megan Pilcher, Jason Uhlenhake, NicolleWhalenPsychology: Department Chair – Don EvansApril Drumm-Hewitt, Don Evans, Heather Groben, Sal MeyersSociology and Criminal Justice: Department Chair – Carolyn DallingerCarolyn Dallinger, Mark Freyberg, Lora Friedrich (sabb fa), Fred Jones, SamanthaO’Hara, Connie KostelacHUMANITIES DIVISION: NANCY ST. CLAIR, DIVISION HEADEnglish: Department Chair - David WolfJonathan Butts, CoryAnne Harrigan, Nancy St. Clair (abr sp), David WolfWorld Language & Culture Studies: Department Chair – Sharon WilkinsonMark Bates, Patricia Calkins, Tracy Dinesen, Sharon WilkinsonHistory: Department Chair – Becca LivingstoneBill Friedricks, Becca Livingstone, Nick Proctor, Daryl Sasser (1 yr), Judy WaldenPhilosophy: Department Chair – John PauleyJohn Pauley, Allison WolfReligion: Department Chair – Jan EverhartMaeve Callan, Jan Everhart, Mark GammonNATURAL SCIENCE DIVISION: PAT SINGER, DIVISION HEADBiology: Department Chair – Ryan RehmeierJackie Brittingham (sabb fa), Justin Brown, Amy Doling, Clint Meyer, Ryan Rehmeier,Pat SingerChemistry and Physics: Department Co-Chairs – Adam Brustkern & David OlsgaardAdam Brustkern, Derek Lyons, David Olsgaard, Aaron SantosComputer Science: Department Chair – Paul Craven (f); Mark Brodie (s)Mark Brodie, Paul Craven, Lydia SinapovaMathematics: Department Chair – Murphy Waggoner (f); Bill Schellhorn (s)Heidi Berger, Debra Czarneski, Bill Schellhorn (sabb fa), Rick Spellerberg, MurphyWaggoner (abr sp)Page 14 of 21


POLICY STUDIES DIVISION: JIM PALMIERI, DIVISION HEADCommunication Studies: Department Chair – Lisa Carponelli (f); Brian Steffen (s)Lisa Carponelli, Brian Steffen (abr fa), Jane Murphy, Mark SiebertBusiness Administration & Economics: Department Chair – Mark JuffernbruchShane Cox, Bob DeGraaff, Mark Green, Mark Juffernbruch, Sasha Lugovskyy, MarilynMueller, Jim Palmieri, Chat Pongpatipat, Mike PrindlePolitical Science: Department Chair – Kedron BardwellKedron Bardwell, John Epperson, Eduardo MagalhaesVISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS DIVISION: JOHN BENOIT, DIVISION HEADArt: Department Chair – Justin NostralaJustin Nostrala, David Richmond, Gabrielle Rose-CurtiMusic: Department Chair – Tim McMillinRon Albrecht, John Benoit (sabb fa), Bruce Brown, Dave Camwell, Virginia Croskery, MikeEckerty, Matthew Lau, Bernard McDonald, Tim McMillin, Michael Patterson, Jamie Poulsen,Kimberly Roberts (sabb fa)Theatre: Department Chair – Jennifer Nostrala (f); Steve McLean (s)Rick Goetz, Mimi Kammer, Steve McLean, Jennifer Nostrala (sabb sp), Laura Perkins,Ann WoldtSABBATICALSFALL ’13: John Benoit (music); Jackie Brittingham (biology); Lora Friedrich (sociology);Carole Richardson (education); Kimberly Roberts (music); Bill Schellhorn (math)SPRING ‘14: Jennifer Nostrala (theatre); Patti Woodward-Young (education)TEACHING ABROADFALL ’13: Brian Steffen (London)SPRING ’14: Nancy St. Clair (Tahiti); Murphy Waggoner (Argentina)PROGRAM DIRECTORSAcademic Assessment ........................................................................ Murphy Waggoner 2012-15Culver Center ................................................................................................................ Mary ShekaFaculty Development ................................................................................... Sal Meyers 2013-2016First Year Program/Simpson Colloquium ................... Jim Hayes & Kedron Bardwell 2012-2015General Education .................................................................................. Tracy Dinesen 2013-2016Interdisciplinary Studies ......................................................... Patti Woodward-Young 2013-2016International Programs .............................................................................................. Jay WilkinsonIowa History Center .................................................................................................. Bill FriedricksSimpson Forum ............................................................................................ Shane Cox 2013-2016SUSI (Simpson Urban Studies Institute) ........................................................................ Fred JonesSustainability Studies ............................................................................................ ??????? 2013-16Undergraduate Research ............................................................................ Deb Czarneski 2013-16Women’s Studies ............................................................................. Nancy St. Clair 2010-2013 (f)Page 15 of 21


2013-14 ELECTED FACULTY COMMITTEESACADEMIC APPEALSBarb Ramos (committee will decide who is replacing Jackie Brittingham for 1 yr)Nancy St. Clair 2 nd of 2 nd yr (f)Pat Singer (committee will decide who is replacing Jackie Brittingham for 1 yr)ADMISSIONS, SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCEVisual and Performing Arts (1 st yr of 2)Ann WoldtHumanities (2 nd yr of 2)Jan EverhartNatural Science (1 st yr of 2)Rick SpellerbergPolicy Studies (2 nd yr of 2)Mike PrindleEducation and Social Science (1 st yr of 2)Mike HaddenEx Officio: Director for Financial AssistanceTracie PavonVice President for Enrollment and PlanningDeb TierneyDirector of First Year ProgramKedron BardwellHawley Learning CenterTodd Little2 students:ASSESSMENT AND PROGRAM REVIEW (all continuing through 2015-16 assessment)Education and Social Science (2 nd yr of 2)Steve RoseHumanities (2 nd yr of 2)Patricia Calkins, ChairNatural Science (2 nd yr of 2)Lydia SinapovaPolicy Studies (2 nd yr of 2)Marilyn MuellerVisual and Performing Arts (2 nd yr of 2)Dave Camwell (f)John Benoit (s)Ex Officio: Rosemary Link (EWG); Murphy Waggoner (Assess. Dir.)BUDGET AND LIAISONProfessor (2 nd yr of 2)Professor (1 st yr of 2)Associate (2 nd yr of 2)Associate (1 st yr of 2)Assistant/Instructor (2 nd yr of 2)Assistant/Instructor (1 st yr of 2)CONSTITUTION AND NOMINATINGVisual and Performing Arts (2 nd yr of 2)Humanities (1 st yr of 2)Natural Science (1 st yr of 2)Policy Studies (2 nd yr of 2)Education and Social Science (1 st yr of 2)John PauleyDavid WolfAmy Doling, ChairAllison WolfMaeve CallanConnie KostelacDave CamwellNick ProctorClint MeyerEduardo MagalhaesSal MeyersPage 16 of 21


EDUCATIONAL POLICY AND CURRICULUMVisual and Performing ArtsFirst yearSecond yearHumanitiesFirst yearSecond yearNatural ScienceFirst yearSecond yearPolicy StudiesFirst yearSecond YearEducation and Social ScienceFirst yearGabrielle Rose-CurtiMichael PattersonJJ ButtsBecca Livingstone, ChairPaul CravenHeidi BergerEduardo MagalhaesLisa CarponelliKate LersethSecond YearFred JonesEx Officio:Steve Griffith (Dean), Jody Ragan (Registrar); Rosemary Link (EWG), Murphy Waggoner(assessment director) 3 students: (student body president submits)FACULTY DEVELOPMENTEducation & Social Science (2 nd yr of 2)Mark FreybergHumanities (2 nd yr of 2)JJ ButtsVisual and Performing Arts (1 st yr of 2)Justin NostralaNatural Science (1 st yr of 2)Derek LyonsPolicy Studies (1 st yr of 2)Jim PalmieriEx-Officio: Steve Griffith (Dean); Sal Meyers (director); Jim Hayes (CVIL); Mary Peterson,(library); Jule Thorsen (ITS)FACULTY PERSONNELEducation & Social Science (2 nd of 2)Humanities (1 st of 2)Natural Science (1 st of 2)Policy Studies (2 nd of 2)Visual & Performing Arts (2 nd of 2)At-Large (One Year)At-Large (Two Years)FACULTY SECRETARY (one year)Jack GittingerCoryAnne HarriganDeb CzarneskiJohn EppersonSteve McLean, ChairTim McMillinMark BatesSharon JensenLIBRARY ADVISORYVisual and Performing Arts (1 st yr of 2)Bernard McDonaldHumanities (1 st yr of 2)Mark BatesNatural Science (1 st yr of 2)David OlsgaardPolicy Studies (2 nd yr of 2)Mike PrindleEducation & Social Science (2 nd yr of 2)Jason UhlenhakeLibraryCyd DyerEx Officio: Steve Duffy, Liz Grimsbo, Mary Peterson, 1 Student:Page 17 of 21


MARSHALSFirst yearSecond yearBob NutgrassClint MeyerMULTICULTURAL/MINORITY ISSUESNon-Cornerstone (2 nd yr of 2)Justin BrownNon-Cornerstone (1 st yr of 2)Megan PilcherCornerstone (1 st yr of 2)need to replace LaFauciCornerstone (2 nd yr of 2)Carolyn DallingerCornerstone (1 st yr of 2)Eduardo MagalhaesEx Officio: Tracy Dinesen (Cornerstone), Walter Lain, 2 students:PARLIAMENTARIAN (one year)SOCIAL SECRETARY (one year)Eduardo MagalhaesCal BusbySTUDY ABROADVisual and Performing Arts (1 st yr of 2)Bruce BrownNatural Science (1 st yr of 2)Ryan RehmeierPolicy Studies (2 nd yr of 2)Mark GreenEducation and Social Science (2 nd yr of 2)Mark FreybergHumanities (1 st yr of 2)Allison WolfEx Officio: Jody Ragan (Registrar); Patricia Calkins; Walter Lain; Jay Wilkinson; 1 studentTEACHER EDUCATION (one year)Visual and Performing ArtsHumanitiesNatural SciencePolicy StudiesEducation and Social ScienceEx Officio (Education Chair)2 students:TRUSTEE REPRESENTATIVESChair, EPCCChair, FPCChair, BLCAt-largeMike EckertyJudy WaldenAdam BrustkernShane CoxNicci WhalenBarb RamosBecca LivingstoneSteve McLeanAmy DolingKedron BardwellAppointed Committee:Institutional Review BoardJustin Brown (2012-14) Heather Groben (2013-2015)Jane Murphy (2013-2015) Nicci Whalen (2013-2015)Mark Freyberg (2012-2014), Chair Allison Wolf (2012-2014)Page 18 of 21


DISTINGUISHED FACULTYAWARD WINNERSDISTINGUISHED DISTINGUISHED DISTINGUISHED CAMPUS EXEMPLARYYEAR TEACHER RESEARCH JUNIOR FACULTY LEADER TEACHER1986 Alan Magruder Ronald Warnet Margart Aten1987 Joe Moody Todd Lieber Anne Battani1988 Joseph Walt Robert Larsen Ronald Albrecht1989 Jane Kvetko Melvin Wilk Marilyn Mueller1990 Frank Colella Roger Betsworth Mark Green Bruce Haddox1991 Alan Magruder Bill Friedricks Cathy Baker Jane Kvetko1992 Fred Jones Todd Lieber Richard Tinder Ronald Warnet1993 Bruce Haddox None given Kate Joeckel Roger Betsworth1994 Roger Betsworth Janet Heinicke Nancy St. Clair Janet Heinicke1995 Mark Green Ronald Warnet Ross Leeper Everett Laning1996 Jane Kvetko None given John Pauley Fred Jones1997 Cathy Baker Mark Green Murphy Waggoner Owen Duncan1998 John Pauley None given Jennifer Nostrala Cathy Baker1999 John Epperson Tricia Calkins Sal Meyers Bruce Sloan2000 Fred Jones Bill Friedricks Tom Woldt Marilyn Mueller2001 Gary Kinkel Patricia Singer Patricia Woodward- John SirianniYoung2002 Brian Steffen Nicolas Proctor Jim Palmieri Joe Moody2003 Jennifer Nostrala Nancy St. Clair Jacqueline Brittingham John Epperson2004 John Pauley Jeff Parmelee Mark Juffernbruch Patricia Singer2005 Marilyn Mueller Michael Patterson Jeff Parmelee Lora Friedrich2006 Nicolas Proctor Bill Friedricks David Wolf Nancy St. Clair2007 Melvin Wilk Robert Larsen Michael Hadden Murphy Waggoner2008 Brian Steffen David Wolf Kedron Bardwell Jennifer Nostrala2009 Jim Palmieri Nancy St. Clair Carolyn Dallinger Maria DiPalma2010 Mark Freyberg David Camwell Allison Wolf Sal Meyers2011 Maria DiPalma Rachel Bandy Ryan Rehmeier Amy Doling &CoryAnne Harrigan2012 Mark Gammon Janet Everhart Paul Craven Rick Spellerberg Patricia Calkins2013 Ryan Rehmeier John Pauley Clint Meyer Barb Ramos Deb CzarneskiSeating Capacity:The following figures are approximate maximum seating capacity in some of the larger roomsused for lectures, convocations, programs and meetings: Pote Theatre-463; Great Hall-450;Smith Chapel-300; Hubbell Hall-201; Jordan-120; Matthew Simpson-100; Hubbell Hall—rounds350, theatre 550; north side rounds 200; south side rounds 150Page 19 of 21


PROCESSIONAL LISTOrder for processional at Fall Convocation and Honors Convocation is as follows: Flagbearers, choir (optional), college marshals, faculty by rank, administration, platform party.Recessional order: Platform party, administration, faculty, college, marshals, choir (optional),flag bearers.Order for commencement processional is as follows: Flag bearers, honorary grand marshal,choir, college marshals, seniors, faculty, administration and platform party. Recessional order:Honorary grand marshal, platform party, administration, faculty, graduates, college marshals,choir, flag bearers.INSTRUCTORS: (2011) Matthew Lau; (2006) James Poulsen; (2004) Jean ParkASSISTANT PROFESSORS: (2013) Bob DeGraaff, April Drumm-Hewitt, Rick Goetz, MimiKammer, Kate Lerseth, Sasha Lugovskyy, Jane Murphy, Samantha O’Hara, Laura Perkins, ChatPongpatipat, Aaron Santos, Mark Siebert; (2012) Cal Busby, Heather Groben, Derek Lyons,Megan Pilcher, Jason Uhlenhake; (2011) Justin Brown, Jonathan Butts, Constance Kostelac,Bernard McDonald; (2010) Adam Brustkern, Shane Cox, Michael Prindle, Daryl Sasser; (2009)Maeve Callan, Lisa Carponelli, Gabrielle Rose-Curti, (2008) Heidi Berger, Mark Brodie, BruceBrown, Mike Eckerty, Clinton Meyer, Nicolle Whalen; (2007) Mary Peterson, Ann Woldt;(2005) Virginia Croskery, Liz Grimsbo; (2004) Todd LittleASSOCIATE PROFESSORS: (2013) Becca Livingstone, Kimberly Roberts, Bill Schellhorn,Judy Walden; (2012) Paul Craven, Ryan Rehmeier; (2011) Dave Camwell, Debra Czarneksi,Tracy Dinesen, Jan Everhart, Tim McMillin, Carole Richardson; (2010) Kedron Bardwell, MarkGammon, Barbara Ramos, Allison Wolf; (2009) Carolyn Dallinger; (2008) Amy Doling; (2006)Steve DuffyPROFESSORS: (2013) Mike Hadden, CoryAnne Harrigan, Justin Nostrala, David Wolf;(2012) Lora Friedrich, Lydia Sinapova; (2011) Jackie Brittingham, Sharon Jensen, MarkJuffernbruch, David Richmond, Sharon Wilkinson; (2010) Don Evans, Nick Proctor; (2009)Tricia Calkins, Mark Freyberg; (2008) Mark Bates, Sal Meyers, Jim Palmieri; (2007) JohnBenoit, David Olsgaard; (2006) Michael Patterson, Steve Rose, Patti Woodward-Young; (2005)Jack Gittinger, Steve McLean, Eduardo Magalhaes, Brian Steffen, Murphy Waggoner; (2004)Jennifer Nostrala, Bob Nutgrass; (2003) John Pauley, Rick Spellerberg, Nancy St. Clair; (2001)Cyd Dyer; (2000) Jackie Crawford, Bill Friedricks; (1999) Marilyn Mueller; (1998) Pat Singer;(1996) Mark Green; (1994) Ron Albrecht; (1990) John Epperson; (1985) Fred JonesFACULTY EMERITICABINET: Jay Simmons, Steve Griffith, Ken Birkenholtz, Kelley Bradder, Jill Johnson, BobLane, John Sirianni, Jim Thorius, Deb TierneyPage 20 of 21


MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATIONFaculty Resources:Please be sure to check out the Faculty Resources web site for faculty resource information(forms, information, etc.) located at: http://simpson.edu/faculty-development/Student Government Association 2013-14:Joe Gilson Student Body PresidentAnnie Fullas Student Body Vice PresidentTreasurerManagerTaylor Van De Krol Senior Class PresidentAndrew Dexter Senior Class SenatorDillon Thiner Senior Class SenatorKent Irwin Senior Class SenatorAndrea Gerlach Senior Class SenatorJessalyn HoldcraftKeegan CarsonAlex SevernJess SchultesConnor JohnsonAustin JacobsRuth Ann RobertsNick YaegerJJ HansenEthan FredrickJunior Class PresidentJunior Class SenatorJunior Class SenatorJunior Class SenatorJunior Class SenatorSophomore Class PresidentSophomore Class SenatorSophomore Class SenatorSophomore Class SenatorSophomore Class SenatorFreshmen Class PresidentFreshmen Class SenatorFreshmen Class SenatorFreshmen Class SenatorFreshmen Class SenatorStudent Government Representatives for Faculty Meetings:Multicultural Student Alliance President:Student Academic Affairs:Page 21 of 21

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