Apr 03, 2020  
2019-2020 Course Catalog 
  
2019-2020 Course Catalog

Faculty



Academic Success Area

Susan Raftery, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dean of Academic Success, B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Gary Evans, Reading Instructor, B.S., M.A., University of Texas

Debra Holst, Academic Foundations Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Sheryl Jouvenat, English as a Second Language Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, M.A., Monterey Institute of International Studies

Naomi Mardock Uman, English as a Second Language Instructor, B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.A., School for International Training, Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Kevin Mortensen, English as a Second Language Instructor, B.A., Creighton University; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Ed Pfeffer, English as a Second Language Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.S., M.A., Ohio University

Kathryn Rieken-Gutshall, Reading Instructor, B.A., Buena Vista University; M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Melissa Zimmer, Reading Instructor, A.A., Jefferson Davis Junior College-Gulfport; B.S., Auburn University-Montgomery; M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Applied Technology Area

Deb Eppenbaugh, Associate Dean for Applied Technology, Campus Student Services, B.S. University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.S. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Gregory Babst, Utility Line Instructor, A.A.S., Northeast Community College

Joseph Baker, Auto Collision Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; ASE Master Collision Instructor; I-CAR PDP instructor; PPG automotive refinishing MVP; Chief Frame Alignment certification in laser measuring

Tim Bowling, Utility Line Technician and Electrical Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; journeyperson

Donald Gilliland, Diesel Technology Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Kevin Ingalls, Diesel Technology Instructor, A.A.S. Southeast Community College; ASE Master Medium/Heavy Truck Technician

Kim Martin, Truck Driving Instructor, A.A.S., Iowa Western Community College

Patrick McKibbin, Auto Collision Technology Instructor; ASE Master Collision Instructor; I-CAR PDP instructor; trained in Axalta Refinish, Sherwin Williams Auto Refinish, and Chief Measuring Systems; and GM Training

Rich Newcomer, Utility Line Technician Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; B.A., Bellevue University; journeyperson

John Timperley, Truck Driving Instructor

Robert Wasilewski, Truck Driving Instructor

Michael J. Wiese, Diesel Technology Instructor, A.A.S. Diesel Mechanics, Northeast Technical Community College

Business Area

Lori Lothringer, dean of business, B.S.B.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.B.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City; M.S., College of Financial Planning; Ph.D., Iowa State University

Victoria Badura, Accounting and Business Management Instructor, B.S.B.A., M.A.c.c., University of Nebraska at Omaha; Ph.D., Capella University; C.P.A. certificate and license, state of Nebraska.

Larry Buland, Business, Finance, and Real Estate Instructor, B.G.S., M.B.A, University of Nebraska at Omaha; Real Estate license, state of Nebraska; Postsecondary Teaching Certificate, Nebraska Department of Education

Richard Carter, Economics and Business Instructor, B.A., Texas A&M University; M.A., University of Oklahoma

Carol Gottuso, Management Instructor, B.S., Creighton University; M.B.A., University of Kansas

Robert Gronstal, Accounting Instructor, B.S., Creighton University; M.B.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; C.P.A. certificate, state of Nebraska

Carley Hunzeker, Accounting Instructor, B.S.B.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; C.P.A. certificate and license, state of Nebraska

Richard Jaeckel, Accounting and Management Instructor, B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa

William Jefferson, Accounting Instructor, B.A., Ohio University; M.B.A., Wharton Division University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D., Northcentral University

Rita Kleeman, Accounting Instructor, B.A., Briar Cliff University; C.P.A. certificate and license, state of Nebraska; Real Estate license, state of Nebraska

Tammy Madsen, Workplace Skills Instructor, B.S.B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.B.A., University of Phoenix; Doctorate of Education Ed.D. in Higher Education and Adult Learning from Walden University; Graduate Certificate in Human Resources, Kaplan University; Postsecondary Teaching Certificate, Nebraska Department of Education

Asante’ Moody, Economics and Business Instructor, A.A.S, Kansas City Kansas Community College; B.G.S. University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.A., Doane College

Edward Napravnik, Accounting Instructor, A.A., Nebraska College of Business; B.A., Buena Vista College; C.P.A. certificate, state of Nebraska

Heather Nelson, Entrepreneurship Instructor, B.S.B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Executive M.B.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.S., Peru State College

Steven Nichols, Management Instructor, B.S., Wayland Baptist University; M.A., M.B.A., Bellevue University

Liliana Petersen, Business Management and Entrepreneurship Instructor, M.S., M.B.A., Creighton University

Andrew Sagartz, Business Law and Paralegal Instructor, B.S., Lesley College; M.B.A., Thunderbird School of Global Management; J.D., The Ohio State University; law licenses, state of Illinois and of Ohio

Daniel Smith, Business Management and Entrepreneurship Instructor, B.S., M.S.O.M., Peru State College; M.A., Liberty University Theological Seminary

Tim Sweeney, Economics and Business Instructor, B.S., Montana State University; M.A., University of Oklahoma; M.A., University of Colorado at Colorado Springs; PMP

Idalene Richmond Williams, Accounting and Management Instructor, B.S., University of Kansas; M.B.A., University of Nebraska at Kearney; Ph.D., Capella University; C.P.A. certificate and license, state of Nebraska; C.P.A. certificate, state of Texas

Construction Education Area

Nathan Barry, Dean of Career and Technical Education, B.S., University of Nebraska at Kearney; M.B.A., MidAmerica Nazarene University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Jerry Delaney, Electrical Apprenticeship Coordinator, N.S.E.D. Licensed Electrical Contractor

Richard Hart, Architectural Design Technology Instructor, B.A., Washington University; M.B.A., Webster University

Willis Kennedy Jr., Construction Technology Instructor, B.A., Colorado Mesa University; UBC, Journey person, Local 444.

Patrick Leddy, Plumbing Technology Instructor; A.A.S. Metropolitan Community College; Certificate-UA Plumbers LU16 Apprenticeship; Carpentry Diploma, Iowa Lakes Community College; Journeyman Plumbers Licenses Omaha, Bellevue, and Fremont; Master Plumber License State of Iowa; Grade VI Water Operator/Backflow License; NITC Medical Gas Installer/Brazer License; UA Plumbers LU16 member; Certified OSHA Instructor

Stephanie P. Ling, AIA, NCARB, Architect, Architectural Design Technology Instructor, B.S.D-Architecture, M.ARCH, University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

Luke Littleton, Plumbing Apprenticeship Coordinator, A.A., Metropolitan Community College; B.S., Bellevue University

Laurie Mazur, Electrical Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; IBEW Local 22

Robert Nirenberg, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology Instructor, B.A. Cornell College

Zachary Pechacek, Electrical Technology Instructor and MCC SkillsUSA Coordinator; Master Electrician

Chris Pitschmann, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology Instructor, Stationary 3rd Grade Engineer, Master Commercial Air Conditioning and Sheet Metal Contractor

Scott Schmidt, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology Instructor, Stationary 3rd Grade Engineer, Master Commercial Air Conditioning and Sheet Metal Contractor

Trevor Secora, Construction Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; journeyperson, carpenter, Local 444

Joshua Steele, Construction Technology Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska at Kearney; M.B.A., Midland University

Marty Vaughan, Electrical Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; Master Electrician, IBEW Local 763

Yuliya Vishnevskaya, Civil Engineering Technology Instructor, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., St. Petersburg Mining University-Russia; M.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Health Careers Area

Stacey Ocander, Dean of Health and Public Services, B.A., Wayne State College; M.A., Ed.D., University of South Dakota

Diana Blum, Nursing Instructor, A.S., B.S.N., College of Saint Mary; M.S.N., Nebraska Wesleyan University; Post Master’s Nursing Administration certificate, Nebraska Wesleyan University

Constance Crouch, Certified Nursing Assistant Instructor, B.A., University of Northern Colorado; B.S.N., Nebraska Methodist College

Paul Custer, Emergency Medical Services Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Peggy Dean, Program Director and Emergency Medical Services Instructor, NRP; B.S., Creighton University

John Detwiler, Respiratory Care Instructor, certificate, Metropolitan Community College; A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Kristin Dolezal, Nursing Assistant Program Director and Instructor, B.S.N., Nebraska Methodist College; M.S.N., Regis University

Dawn Goodsell, Health Information Management Systems Instructor, A.S., B.S., Clarkson College; RHIA, CCS, CPC-I, CPC, COC

Kelly Hajek, RHIA, Health Data and Information Management Program Director/Instructor, A.S., B.B.L., College of St. Mary; RHIA,

Janice Hess, Health Information Management Systems Instructor, B.S., M.Ed., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; RHIA, RHIT, RHDS

Craig Jacobus, Emergency Medical Services Instructor, B.A., Trinity Christian College; EMT-P; Ingalls Hospital/South Cook County Emergency Medical Services System, EMSI, St. James Hospital, Chicago Heights; B.S., D.C., National College of Chiropractic Medicine

Timothy Kelly, Respiratory Care Technology Instructor, A.D., Platte Technical Community College; B.P.S., Bellevue University; R.R.T., National Board for Respiratory Care

Richelle Kuhn, Nursing Instructor, B.S.N., College of Saint Mary; M.S.N., College of Saint Mary

Peter Landmark, Emergency Medical Services Instructor, B.S., Creighton University

Dona Marotta, Medical Assisting Program Director and Instructor, B.S., M.H.A., Bellevue University

Jerald Moss, Respiratory Care Technology Program Director and Instructor, diploma, Memorial Hospital School of Respiratory Therapy; R.R.T., National Board for Respiratory Care; B.A., Ottawa University; M.P.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Nancy Pares, Nursing Program Director and Instructor, B.S.N., University of Nebraska Medical Center; M.S.N., Nebraska Wesleyan University; Post Master’s Nursing Administration certificate, Nebraska Wesleyan University

Candace Ryan, Respiratory Care Technology Instructor, B.S., Midland Lutheran College; M.H.A., Bellevue University

Lori Saville, Nursing Instructor, B.S.N., Nebraska Wesleyan University; M.S.N., Nebraska Methodist College

Jeffrey Strawn, Fire Science Program Director and EMS and Fire Science Instructor, B.A., Bellevue University; EMT certification, Creighton University

Jean Templeton, Certified Nursing Assistant Instructor, B.S.N., Mount Marty College; M.S.N., University of Nebraska College of Nursing

Joan Trimpey, Program Director and Dental Assisting Instructor, certified dental assistant, certificate, Southeast Community College; B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Kristine Vacha, Dental Assisting Instructor, certified dental assistant, certificate, Metropolitan Community College; A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; B.A.S., Peru State College

Traci Warren, Nursing Instructor, B.S.N., Clarkson College; M.S.N., Nebraska Wesleyan University

Carol Widman, Health Information Management Systems Instructor, B.S., Bellevue University; CPPM

Alex Winter, Nursing Instructor, B.S.N., Clarkson College; M.S.N., Regis University; Ed.D., Walden University

Angela Wortman, Nursing Instructor, A.S.N., Metropolitan Community College; B.S.N., University of Nebraska Medical Center, M.S.N., Nebraska Wesleyan University

Nancy Zolck, Certified Nursing Assistant Instructor, B.S.N., RN, Methodist College of Nursing, Omaha, NE; Board Certified gerontological nurse by American Nurses Association

Humanities and The Arts Area

Virginia (Susan) Trinkle, Dean of Humanities and The Arts, B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.A., University of Notre Dame

Sana Amoura, English and Speech Instructor, B.S., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha, Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Kimberly Armstrong, English Instructor, B.A. Creighton University; M.A. Texas Tech University; Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Jamie Burmeister, Art Instructor, B.A., Creighton University; M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.F.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Anne Burton, Art Instructor, B.A., University of Richmond; M.F.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Jim Butkus, Photography Instructor, B.A., Creighton University

Andrea Button, Speech Instructor, B.A., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; Ph.D., Ohio University

Cynthia H. Catherwood, English and Humanities Instructor, B.A., M.A., Creighton University

Laura Chambers, Humanities Instructor, B.A., M.A., Creighton University

Jules DeSalvo, English Instructor, B.A., M.A., Creighton University

Adam Dienst-Scott, Photography Instructor, B.F.A., Emporia State University; M.F.A., Kansas State University

Susan Ely, English Instructor, B.A., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Helen Fountain, English Instructor, B.A., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Kris Fulkerson, English Instructor, B.A., Creighton University; M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Lawrence Gawel, Photography Instructor, B.F.A., Edinboro University; M.F.A., Pennsylvania State University

Amanda (Dora) Gerding, English Instructor, A.A.S., Minnesota State Community and Technical College; B.A., Minnesota State University; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Katherine Gubbels, English Instructor, B.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Rebecca Hermann, Design, Interactivity, and Media Arts Instructor, B.F.A., Creighton University; M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art

Patricia M. Hollins, Art Instructor, B.F.A., Penn State University; B.S.Ed., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.F.A., University of Illinois-Champaign

R.C. Hoover, English Instructor, B.A., M.A., Washington State University

Katie Hupp, English Instructor, B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Kam Jamshidi, Speech Instructor, B.S., Northern Michigan University; M.A., Minnesota State University, Mankato

Chad Jorgensen, English Instructor, B.A., University of North Carolina-Greensboro; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Erin Joy, English Instructor, B.A., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.A., Iowa State University

Elizabeth Kay, English Instructor, B.A., Weber State University; M.F.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

BonnieJean Kurle, Philosophy Instructor, B.A., M.A., Gonzaga University; Ph.D., Purdue University

Andrea Lang, English and Humanities Instructor, B.A., Nebraska Wesleyan University; M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Steve Lovett, English Instructor, B.A., South Dakota State University; M.A., Creighton University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Robert Maass, Video and Audio Communications Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska at Kearney

Luann Matthies, Design, Interactivity, and Media Arts Instructor, B.A., Midland Lutheran College; M.A.Ed., University of Nebraska at Kearney; M.F.A., University of South Dakota

Janet McCarthy, Philosophy Instructor, B.A., M.A., Cleveland State University

Brett Mertins, English Instructor, B.A., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Preston (Lee) Murray, Design, Interactivity, and Media Arts Instructor, B.A., University of Texas-Austin; M.F.A., University of North Texas

Joseph Piper, Design, Interactivity, and Media Arts Instructor, B.F.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Patricia M. Smith, English Instructor, B.A., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Kym Snelling, English Instructor, B.A., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Ian Snyder, Design, Interactivity, and Media Arts Instructor, B.S., Texas State University

Sara Lihz Staroska, English Instructor, B.A., Creighton University; M.F.A., California College of the Arts

Nanci Stephenson, Interior Design Instructor, B.S., M.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Cindy Stover, Speech Instructor, B.S., Kearney State College; M.A., University of Nebraska at Kearney

Shelia Talbitzer, Photography Instructor, B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.F.A., University of Notre Dame

Melissa Tayles, English Instructor, B.A., M.A., Fort Hays State University

Mary L. Umberger, Speech Instructor, B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland-College Park

Marni Valerio, English Instructor, B.A., University of Dallas; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

James Wolf, Design, Interactivity, and Media Arts Instructor, B.A., Eastern Michigan University

Scott Working, Theatre Instructor, B.F.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.F.A., University of Iowa

Industrial Technology Area

Scott Broady, Associate Dean for Industrial Technology

John Banark, Precision Machine Instructor, A.A., Iowa Western Community College

Christian Beaty, Welding Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Southeast Community College; member, American Welding Society

Robert Boyer, Manufacturing, Power, and Process Operations Technology Instructor, A.A.S./HVACR, Metropolitan Community College; B.A., Bellevue University

Nicholas Braun, Welding Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Southeast Community College

Alan Cox, Automotive Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; diploma, Greer Technical Institute; ASE master certified; factory training from Nissan, Ford, Mitsubishi, and General Motors

David Donham, Automotive Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Southeast Community College

Christopher Ellinwood, Welding Instructor, A.A.S., Southeast Community College; certified welding inspector; certified welding educator

Robert Gentleman, Automotive Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College, ASE Master Technician L1Certified, Acura Master Technician, factory training from Kia, Hyundai, Nissan, and Toyota.

William Gentleman, Toyota T-Ten Automotive Technology Instructor, ASE Master Technician, L1 Certified, Toyota Master Certified, Lexus Master, Factory training from Honda/Acura and Nissan

Robert Hocking, Welding Technology Instructor

Geoffrey Horejs, Electrical/Mechanical Maintenance Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College

David Lueders, Mechanical Design Technology Instructor, A.S., B.S., University of Nebraska

Darin Owens, Welding Instructor, A.A.S., Southeast Community College

Richard Swierczek, Automotive Technology Instructor, UTI Omaha; factory training from General Motors Cadillac, Oldsmobile, Subaru (master tech); ASE master tech L1 certified, ATRA; ATSG training and certified, Snap-On certified

Mark Wulf, Toyota T-TEN Automotive Technology Instructor, Lexus Master Certified Diagnostic Specialist, ASE master certified, L1 certified, T-TEN Graduate

Information Technology Area

Arthur Brown, Dean of Information Technology, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; B.S., Bellevue University

Jared Bernard, Information Technology Instructor, A.S., Mt. San Antonio College; B.S., Utah Valley State College; M.S., University of Utah

Jamie R. Bridgham, Microcomputer Programming Technology (Networking) Instructor, A.A., Metropolitan Community College; B.G.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.S., Bellevue University

Christopher Chisholm, Information Technology Instructor, A.S., B.S., University of Nebraska, Lincoln; M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Rebecca Conner, Information Technology Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Michelle Rule Fulton, Health Information Technology Instructor, B.S., Wayne State College, M.S. Ed., Capella University.

Mansel Guerin, Microcomputer Technology Instructor, A.S., Metropolitan Community College; B.S., Bellevue University; M.S., Bellevue University

Jonathan Jones, Computer Programming Technology Instructor, B.S., M.S., Fort Hays State University

Ingrid Tania Kuisma, Microcomputer Programming Technology Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Pamela McCloskey, Microcomputer Programming Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Community College of the Air Force; B.A., Peru State College

Jayson McCune, Information Technology Instructor, B.S., M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Mike Miller, Information Technology Instructor, A.A.S, Computer Science, Community College of the Air Force, B.S., M.S., Management of Information Systems, Bellevue University

Laurie Olberding, Computer Programming Technology Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.Ed., Peru State College

Patrick Phillips, Information Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Southeast Community College; B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Mary Pleas, Information Technology Instructor, B.A., M.S., Bellevue University

Alan Reinarz, Computer Programming Technology Instructor, B.S., Michigan State University; B.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Guillermo Rosas, Information Technology Instructor, A.S., Community College of the Air Force; B.S., MBA, Bellevue University

Hugh Schuett, Computer Programming Technology Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Gary Sparks, Information Technology Instructor, A.S., Community College of the Air Force; B.S., Bellevue University; M.S., Bellevue University

Lian Ti, Computer Programming Technology Instructor, B.S.B.A, MBA, University of South Dakota

Math and Natural Sciences Area

Michael Flesch, Dean of Math and Natural Sciences, Culinary Arts, Hospitality and Horticulture, B.S., M.S.Ed., University of Nebraska at Kearney

Brian O’Malley, Associate Dean of Culinary Arts, Hospitality and Horticulture and Executive Director of ICA, B.A., New England Culinary Institute, M.S., Bellevue University

Kandyce Arnold, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., M.S., Chadron State College

Lauren Balak, Hospitality and Restaurant leadership Instructor, A.O.S., The Culinary Institute of America, B.S., The University of Memphis

Adriel C. Baltimore, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., M.S., Creighton University

Khaled Banihani, Mathematics Instructor, M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha; B.A., Humboldt State University

Lois Bartsch, Biology Instructor, B.S., M.S., Iowa State University; Ph.D., Washington State University

Steve Bell, Culinary Arts and Management Instructor, A.O.S., Culinary Institute of America; B.A., Marist College

Mark Brtek, Biology Instructor, B.S., University of South Dakota; M.A.T., Northern Arizona University

Thomas Bruning, Horticulture, Land Systems, and Management Instructor, B.S. Buena Vista College; M.S. Iowa State University

Catherine Brunkhorst, Mathematics Instructor, B.A., Dana College; M.A.T., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Kaiguo Chang, Chemistry Instructor, B.S. Qufu Normal University, China; M.S., Chinese Academy of Science; Ph.D., University of Rhode Island

Mark Church, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Jose Conceicao, Chemistry Instructor, B.S., Hope College; M.S., Yale University; M.A., Ph.D., Rice University

Bernadette Corbett, Chemistry Instructor, B.A., Walsh College; M.S., University of Mississippi

James Davis, Culinary Arts and Management instructor, A.O.S., Le Cordon Bleu

Carla Delucchi, Biology Instructor, B.A., University of California; Ph.D., Cornell University

Jennifer Doorlag, Mathematics Instructor, B.A., Northwestern College; M.A.T., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Dylan Drake-Wilhelm, Chemistry Instructor, B.S., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities; M.S., University of Nebraska, Lincoln; Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Kristina Engler, Horticulture, Land Systems, and Management Instructor, B.A., College of Saint Benedict; M.L.A., M.U.R.P., University of Minnesota; LEED BD+C; Registered Landscape Architect

Joyce Fischer, Chemistry Instructor, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Chad Haugen, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Jeba Inbarasu, Biology Instructor, B.S., Bharathi College; B.Ed., Madurai Kamaraj University; M.S., Holy Cross College; M.Phil., M.A., Madras University; Ph.D., Christian Medical College; Ed.D., University of Phoenix

Zaher Kmail, Mathematics Instructor, M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Amanda Kriesel-Olson, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., M.A., Minnesota State University

Joseph Lee, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Robinson Luke, Mathematics Instructor, B.A., Canterbury University, Christchurch, New Zealand; B.Ed., M.S., Mahathma Gandhi University, India

Janet Mar, Culinary Arts and Management Instructor, baking, pastry, sugar, and chocolate certificates, San Francisco Baking Institute; Ewald Notter Pastry School and the French Pastry School; A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; B.S., Simmons College; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh; food science certificate, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Mel Mays, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., Ursinus College; M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Amy McGill, Biology Instructor, B.S., Houston Baptist University; M.S., Texas A&M University

Marcia Molle, Mathematics Instructor, A.A., Nassau Community College; B.A., State University College Potsdam, New York; M.A.T., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Rachel Neurath, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., College of Saint Mary; M.A.T., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Delbert Reichardt, Culinary Arts and Management Instructor, Certified Executive Chef C.E.C., American Culinary Federation; A.O.A., Johnson and Wales University

Steven Reller, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., M.A., Minnesota State University Mankato

Thankam Samuel, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., M.S., B.Ed., M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Kerala (India)

Joseph Sherwin, Physics Instructor, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Penn State University

Kendra Sibbernsen, Physics Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska at Kearney; M.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Ph.D., Capella University

Oystein Solberg, Culinary Arts and Management Instructor, Norwegian culinary diploma, Steinkjer VGS

Delbert Stallwood, Biology Instructor, B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Jeana Svoboda, Horticulture, Land Systems, and Management Instructor, A.A.S., McCook Community College; B.S. University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.S. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Todd Templeton, Biology Instructor, B.S.Ed., Wayne State College; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Emily Van Hook, Mathematics Instructor, B.A., Hamilton College; M.A.T., Providence College

Marcia Vergo, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska at Kearney; M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Dustin Waderich, Mathematics Instructor, B.A., M.A.T., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Alan Wasmoen, Biology Instructor, B.A., Concordia College; M.S., Mayo Graduate School of Medicine

Frank Weidenfeller, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., Briar Cliff College; M.A., University of Iowa; M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Li Westman, Mathematics Instructor, B.E., Shanghai Jiao Tong University; M.S., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Social Sciences Area

M. Jane Franklin, Dean of Social Sciences, B.Ed., B.Ph.Ed., Brock University; M.Ed., Iowa State University

Victoria Alapo, Geography Instructor, B.S., University of Ibadan (Nigeria); M.S., Western Kentucky University

Kojo Allen, Psychology and Sociology Instructor, B.A., Lougaloo College; M.A., Jackson State University

Alberto José Badillo, Spanish Instructor, B.A., East Texas Baptist University; M.A., Stephen F. Austin State University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

H. Lynn Bradman, Psychology Instructor, B.A., M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Stewart Brewer, History Instructor, B.A., M.A., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., University of Albany

Mary Burbach-Sohail, Sociology and Human Relations Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; A.B.D., Washington State University-Pullman

Julio Caycedo, Sociology Instructor, A.A.S., Rick College; B.A., M.L.S., Ph.D., Brigham Young University

Karina Clarke, Spanish Instructor, B.A., Washington University in St. Louis; M.A., Loyola University

Jennifer Cohen, Psychology Instructor, B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.A., University of Northern Colorado

Nancy Conrad, Human Relations and Education Instructor, B.A., University of Nebraska at Kearney; M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Cynthia J. Cusick, Human Services Instructor, B.S., Midland University at Fremont, NE; M.S.W., University of Nebraska at Omaha; certified master social worker; licensed mental health professional; licensed independent mental health practitioner

Carri Dyer, Human Relations and Sociology Instructor, B.S., M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Jennifer Fauchier, Social Sciences Instructor, B.A., University of Dubuque; M.A. (R), St. Louis University

Bonnie Fitzgerald, History Instructor, B.A., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Amy Forss, History Instructor, B.G.S., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; B.S., Peru State College; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Brenda Jennings, Criminal Justice Instructor, B.A., Midland University at Fremont, NE, M.A., Johns Hopkins University

Dallas Jurisevic, Spanish Instructor, B.A., University of San Diego; M.A., New York University, Spain; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Jessica Kunz, Human Relations and Education Instructor, B.S., Wayne State College; M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Laura LaMarr, Sociology Instructor, A.S., Central Texas College; B.S., Bellevue University; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Cornelius McGreevy, Human Relations and Sociology Instructor, B.G.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Ayofemi Rashida “Tulani” Grundy Meadows, Human Relations and Political Science Instructor, B.A., Spelman College; J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School

Carol Moore, Psychology Instructor, B.S., Wayne State College; M.HR., University of Oklahoma; Ph.D., Capella University

Dawn Naumann, Human Services Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.S., University of Nebraska at Kearney; certified social worker

Ryan Newton, Psychology Instructor, B.A., Wake Forest University; M.A., Southern Connecticut State University

Leigh Ann Opitz, Geography Instructor, B.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Deanna Peterson, Early Childhood Education Instructor, B.G.S., University of Kansas; M.A., University of Kansas

Jill Ramet, Human Relations and Psychology Instructor, B.A., Creighton University; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Michael Rush, Human Services and Chemical Dependency Counseling Instructor, B.S., M.S., Kearney State College; licensed mental health practitioner

Edith Sample, Psychology Instructor, B.A., University of St. Francis; M.A., Ball State University

Joy Schulz, History and Political Science Instructor, B.A., Ashbury University; M.A., Creighton University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

E. Andreea Shnayder, Early Childhood Education Instructor, B.A., California State University of Northridge; M.Ed., American Intercontinental University of Chicago

Diane Sjuts, Criminal Justice Program Director and Instructor, B.A., Midland Lutheran College; M.S., Bellevue University

Brenda Smith, Criminal Justice Instructor, B.S., Bellevue University

Michelle Todd, Geography Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska at Kearney; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

James Van Arsdall, Political Science and History Instructor, B.S., Western Carolina University; M.A., Ed.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Jennifer Vaughn, Psychology Instructor, A.S., Ricks College; B.S., University of Utah; M.A., Lewis & Clark College