Faculty

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Robert Adams 

Professor of Instructional Design and Technology Director

Kristin Anderson-Bricker PhD

Kristin Anderson-Bricker  PhD

Professor of History

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Michael Bagby  DMA

Assistant Professor of Music

Stacey Bales

Stacey Bales  MS

Academic Counselor
Lynch Disability Resource & Cultural Center

Lindsey Bartgis PhD

Lindsey Bartgis  PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Michelle Bechen LMSW

Michelle Bechen  LMSW

Professor of Social Work

Valerie Bell PhD

Valerie Bell  PhD

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Elaina Biechler

Elaina Biechler  PhD

Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Coaching Leadership Program Director

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Devayan Bir  PhD

Assistant Professor of Engineering and Computer Science

Professor Laura Boddicker

Laura Boddicker  PhD tLMHC CRC

Assistant Professor of Counseling

Christopher Budzisz PhD

Christopher Budzisz  PhD

Associate Professor of Politics

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Sarah Cassella  PhD

Associate Professor of Neuroscience

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Naomi Clark  PhD

Associate Professor of English
Director of Writing Center

David Cochran PhD

David Cochran  PhD

Professor of Politics
Co-Director of Peace and Justice Minor

Kate Cooper

Kate Cooper  PhD

Professor of Biology

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Susan Crook  PhD

Associate Professor of Mathematics

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Brent Daigle  PhD

Assistant Professor of Education

Benjamin Darr PhD

Benjamin Darr  PhD

Associate Professor of Politics

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Ryan Decker  MFA

Assistant Professor
Director of Theatre

Kathryn DeShaw PhD

Kathryn DeShaw  PhD

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Emily DiFilippo PhD

Emily DiFilippo  PhD

Assistant Professor of Spanish

Angella Donovan DBA

Angella Donovan  DBA

Assistant Professor of Marketing

John Eby PhD

John Eby  PhD

Professor of History

Christina Edwards

Christina Edwards  PhD

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Eric Eller

Eric Eller  PhD, CFA

Associate Professor of Finance
Chairperson of the Faculty

Rebecca Fabricius

Rebecca Fabricius  MS

Director of Clinical Education

Sharon Feld

Sharon Feld  EdD LAT ATC

Assistant Professor of Athletic Training
Athletic Training Clinical Education Coordinator

Lynn Gallagher, Director of Lynch Disability Resource & Cultural Center

Lynn Gallagher  EdM EdD CAS AES

Director of Lynch Disability Resource and Cultural Center
Program Director of Disability Studies

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Douglas Gambrall  EdD

Associate Professor of Business Administration

Lisa Garoutte PhD

Lisa Garoutte  PhD

Professor of Sociology

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Sara Glover  PhD

Associate Provost
Associate Professor of Kinesiology

Lisa Grinde PhD

Lisa Grinde  PhD

Associate Professor of Psychology

Jacob Heidenreich

Jacob Heidenreich  PhD

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Karen Heidenreich PhD

Karen Heidenreich  PhD

Instructor of Mathematics

Yoon Heo PhD Assistant Professor of Sport Management

Yoon Heo  PhD

Assistant Professor of Sport Management

William Hitchcock

William Hitchcock  MBA

Dean for the Francis J. Noonan School of Business, Engineering & Innovation
Professor, Information Technology and Business Analytics

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William Jablonsky  MFA

Associate Professor of English

Aaron Joy, Loras Professor

Aaron Joy  PhD

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Brian Kallback, Finance Professor

Brian J. Kallback  CFP® CLU® QPA CTFA (’02 MA ’04)

Assistant Professor of Finance

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William (Will) Kanyusik  PhD

Associate Professor of English

Andrew Kehr PhD

Andrew Kehr  PhD

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

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Mark Kehren  PhD

Associate Professor of History

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Robert Keller  PhD (MBA ’18)

Professor of Mathematics and Analytics

Dr. Kevin Koch,

Kevin Koch  PhD (’81)

Professor of English

Paul Kohl

Paul Kohl  PhD

Professor of Creative Media

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Angela Kohlhaas  PhD

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Jacob Kohlhaas PhD

Jacob Kohlhaas  PhD

Associate Professor of Moral Theology
Director of Honors Program

Tom Kult

Thomas Kult  MA CSCS

Instructor of Kinesiology
Director of Loras All-Sports Camp

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Jake Kurczek  PhD

Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Christoffer Lammer-Heindel PhD

Christoffer Lammer-Heindel  PhD

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Luke Lammer

Luke Lammer  MA CPA CMA CIA

Associate Professor of Accounting

Kristin Lauritsen

Kirstin Lauritsen  PhD LP

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Practicum and Internship Coordinator

Tracy Lipinski, Associate Professor of Counseling

Tracy Lipinski  EdDc LSC

Assistant Professor of Counseling

Kenny Loui PhD

Kenny Loui  PhD

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Anne Marx

Anne Marx  EdD

Professor of Sport Management

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Biniv Maskay  PhD

Associate Professor of Economics

Andrew Massena PhD

Andrew Massena  PhD

Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies
Director of Archbishop Kucera Center

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Kate McCarthy-Gilmore  PhD

Associate Dean for the School of Humanities & Education
Associate Professor of Spanish

Molly McDonald Figgins

Molly M. McDonald Figgins  PhD ATC

Associate Professor of Athletic Training
Athletic Training Program Director

Erin McGovern CPA MBA

Erin McGovern  CPA MBA (’04)

Assistant Professor of Accounting

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Kenneth McLaughlin  PhD

Professor of Physics and Engineering
Heitkamp Planetarium Director

Mark Mederson

Mark Mederson  PhD

Assistant Professor of Creative Media

Adam Moser

Adam Moser  PhD

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Daniel Mulligan MA

Daniel Mulligan  MA

Academic Success Coordinator

Seth Myers MFA

Seth Myers  MFA

Associate Professor of Creative Media

Katrina Neely Eller, Loras College Associate Professor of Public Relations

Katrina Neely Farren-Eller  PhD

Associate Professor of Public Relations

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Julia Omarzu  PhD

Professor of Psychology

David Oostendorp

David Oostendorp  PhD

Professor of Chemistry

Amanda Osheim PhD

Amanda Osheim  PhD

Professor of Practical Theology
Endowed Professorship, Catholic Thinkers and Leaders Program

Kathrin Parks PhD

Kathrin Parks  PhD

Associate Professor of Sociology
Associate Dean for the School of Science & Health

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Heidi Pettitt 

Access Services & Special Collections Librarian
Academic Resource Center

Loras College Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Traci Phillipson  PhD

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Professor Roy Pillers

Roy Pillers  PhD

Assistant Professor of Engineering

David Pitt PhD

David Pitt  PhD

Associate Professor of Theology
Sacramental/Liturgical Theologian

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Glenn Pohland  DMA

Professor of Music
Director of Instrumental Activities

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James (Jim) Pollock  PhD

Professor of English

Amanda Reynolds MSW LISW

Amanda Reynolds  MSW LISW (’06)

Assistant Professor of Social Work

David Salyer

David Salyer  PhD

Associate Professor of Education
Director of Teacher Education

Craig Schaefer, Professor of Creative Media and Director of TV Studio

Craig Schaefer  MA (’89)

Professor of Creative Media
Director of TV Studio

Scott Scheuerell

Scott Scheuerell  PhD (’95)

Professor of Education

Steffanie Schilder PhD, LP, LMHC, LPC

Steffanie Schilder  PhD, LP, LMHC, LPC

Associate Professor of Counseling
Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program Director

Ulrike Schultz, PhD

Ulrike Schultz  MD MPH

Director of Postbaccalaureate Pre-Medical Program
Director of Pre-Health Advising

David Shealer

David Shealer  PhD

Professor of Biology

Loras Assistant Professor of Business Administration

Dawn Shearrow  DBA, MBA, MAOL

Visiting Assistant Professor of Business Administration

Seungho Shin PhD

Seungho Shin  PhD

Assistant Professor of Finance

Aditi Sinha

Aditi Sinha  PhD

Associate Professor of Biology

Jennifer Smith

Jennifer Smith  PhD

Associate Professor of Economics

Kristen Smith

Kristen Smith 

Associate Professor
Director, Miller Academic Resource Center

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith  PhD

Assistant Professor of Education

Susan Stone

Susan Stone  PhD

Professor of English

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Maggie Sullivan  PhD

Associate Professor of Communication Arts

Adam Susmarski DO

Adam Susmarski  DO

Loras Head Team Physician
Master of Athletic Training Medical Director

Bryce Taylor  PhD

Assistant Professor of Biology

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Heleana Theixos  PhD

Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Andrew P. Studdert Chair of Business Ethics & Crisis Leadership

Keith Thraen-Borowski, Associate Professor of Kinesiology

Keith Thraen-Borowski  PhD

Associate Professor of Kinesiology

Kimberly Tuescher PhD

Kimberly Tuescher  PhD

Professor of School Counseling
Director, School Counseling Program

Erin VanLaningham

Erin VanLaningham  PhD

Professor of English

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Kathleen (Kathy) Weber 

Academic Counselor
Lynch Disability Resource & Cultural Center

Hilarie Welsh

Hilarie Welsh  PhD

Associate Professor of Education
First Year Director

Nancy Zacher Fett

Nancy Zachar Fett  LMSW (’90)

Professor of Social Work