Faculty and Staff

Joyce Becker

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Education: M.N.S., Mathematics, University of Oklahoma; B.A., Mathematics and English, Mount Mercy College

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Andrea Bie

Adjunct Faculty in Education

Barbara Bohach

Associate Professor of Education

Education: Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Northern Iowa; M.A.E., Elementary Reading and Language Arts, University of Northern Iowa; B.S., Elementary Education, Viterbo College

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Odette Bruneau

Professor of Education

Education: Ph.D., Special Education, Texas Woman's University; M.A., Special Education, University of St. Thomas; B.S., Elementary Education, University of Minnesota

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Ellen Drewes-Stoen

Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education

Education: A.B.D., Physical Education and Special Education, University of Minnesota; M.A., Special Education,  Minnesota State University; B.A., Early Childhood Physical Education and Mental Disabilities, Augustana College (SD)

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Renee Gunderson

Education Administrative Assistant

Doug Knick

Associate Professor of Education

Education: Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction, University of St. Thomas; B.S., Social Studies, Mankato State University; Masters of Divinity, Luther Northwestern Theological Seminary; B.A., Religion, Gustavus Adolphus College

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James Langholz

Associate Professor of Education

Education: Ed.D., University of Minnesota; M.A., University of Northern Iowa; B.A., Luther College

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Lea Lovelace

Adjunct Faculty in Art

Education: M.A., Art Education, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; B.A., Luther College

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Birgitta Meade

Instructor in Education

Education: M.S., Science Education, Montana State University; B.A., Biology, Luther College

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Jodi Meyer-Mork

Assistant Professor of Education

Education: Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction, emphasis in Early Childhood, University of Northern Iowa; M.A., Special Education, University of Northern Iowa; B.A., Elementary and Special Education, University of Norther Iowa

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Deborah Lee Norland

Professor of Education

Education: Ph.D., Educational Administration, University of Minnesota; M.A., Bilingual Education, New Mexico State University; B.A., Anthropology and Elementary Education, Luther College

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Jennifer Olufsen

Teacher Certification Officer and Student Records Manager

Education: B.A., State University of New York, College at Oneonta

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Kris Peterson

Visiting Faculty in English

Education: M.A., Secondary Curriculum and Adolescent Literature, University of Iowa; B.A., English Education and Political Science, Luther College

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Jeannette N. Pillsbury

Associate Professor of Education and Assessment Coordinator

Education: Ph.D., Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, University of Virginia; M.Ed., Administration and Supervision, University of Virginia; B.A., Music, Sweet Briar College

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Kathleen Sweet

Visiting Faculty in Art

Dean Vesperman

Visiting Assistant Professor of Education

Education: Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction: Social Studies, Indiana University; M.E., Education, Cardinal Stritch University; B.S., History/International Studies, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Helen Westcott

Field Placement Officer

Jill Wilson

Asst. Prof. of Education and Coordinator for Music Recruitment

Education: D.M.A., Music Education, Boston University; M.M.E.,  Music Education, University of Northern Iowa; B.M.,  Music Education, St. Olaf College

Jacquelyn Wright

Associate Professor of Health and Physical Education

Education: Ed. D., Physical Education and Sports Psychology, University of Kansas; M.A., Physical Education, University of Northern Iowa; B.A., Physical Education and Health, Luther College

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