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2016-2017 USU New Faculty


College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

Name & Rank Department Dept. Phone Number UMC
Kell C. Brown Munns
Lecturer
Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences (435) 797-2162 4815
Sherzod B. Akhundjanov
Assistant Professor
Applied Economics (435) 797-3366 4835
Ryan Larsen
Assistant Professor
Applied Economics (435) 797-3366 4835
Sara Sutherland
Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Applied Economics (435) 797-3366 4835
Mark Koven
Assistant Professor
Applied Sciences, Technology, and Education (435) 797-2230 2300
Trevor P. Robinson
Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Applied Sciences, Technology, and Education (435) 797-2230 5100
Windi D. Turner
Assistant Professor
Applied Sciences, Technology, and Education (435) 797-2230 2300
Austin Welch
Professional Career and Technical Education Instructor
Applied Sciences, Technology, and Education (435) 797-2230 5100
Amber Williams
Lecturer
Applied Sciences, Technology, and Education (435) 797-2230 2300
Clara E. Cho
Assistant Professor
Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Sciences (435) 797-2126 8749
Natalie Norris
Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Sciences (435) 797-2126 8749
Steven L. Voelker
Assistant Professor
Plants, Soils, and Climate (435) 797-2233 4820

Caine College of the Arts

Name & Rank Department Dept. Phone Number UMC
Christopher Kanyusik
Assistant Professor
Art and Design (435) 797-1560 5100
Sara Bakker
Assistant Professor
Music (435) 797-3000 4015
Dallas K. Heaton
Lecturer
Music (435) 797-3000 4015
Errik M. Hood
Assistant Professor
Music (435) 797-3000 4015
Lawrence Niel Martin
Lecturer
Music (435) 797-3000 5100
Jessica Roderer
Temporary Assistant Professor
Music (435) 797-3000 4015
Lane Weaver
Assistant Professor
Music (435) 797-3000 4015

Jon M. Huntsman School of Business

Name & Rank Department Dept. Phone Number UMC
Devon Erickson
Assistant Professor
School of Accountancy (435) 797-2330 3540
Rachel M. Martin
Assistant Professor
School of Accountancy (435) 797-2330 3540
Jayson Talakai
Temporary Assistant Professor
School of Accountancy (435) 797-2330 3540
Timothy J. Bond
Professional Practice Professor
Economics & Finance (435) 797-2310 3565
Quyen Nguyen
Assistant Professor
Economics & Finance (435) 797-2310 3565
Danjue Shang
Assistant Professor
Economics & Finance (435) 797-2310 3565
Julena M. Bonner
Assistant Professor
Management (435) 797-1789 3555
Cassandra Davis
Assistant Professor
Management (435) 797-1789 3555
Alexander C. Romney
Assistant Professor
Management (435) 797-1789 3555
Gary R. Thurgood
Assistant Professor
Management (435) 797-1789 3555
Lindsay R. Bennion
Lecturer
Management Information Systems (435) 797-2342 3515
Magno Queiroz
Assistant Professor
Management Information Systems (435) 797-2342 3515

Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services

Name & Rank Department Dept. Phone Number UMC
Sarah Leopold
Assistant Professor
Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education (435) 797-1375 1000
Renee Polanco Lucero
Assistant Professor
Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education (435) 797-1375 1000
Leigh H. Stott
Clinical Assistant Professor
Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education (435) 797-1375 1000
Aryn M. Dotterer
Assistant Professor
Family, Consumer, and Human Development (435) 797-1501 2905
Joshua R. Novak
Assistant Professor
Family, Consumer, and Human Development (435) 797-1501 2905
David Schramm
Assistant Professor
Family, Consumer, and Human Development (435) 797-1501 2905
Cindy R. Stokes
Lecturer
Family, Consumer, and Human Development (435) 797-1501 2905
Shawn Whiteman
Associate Professor
Family, Consumer, and Human Development (435) 797-1501 2905
David A. E. Bolton
Assistant Professor
Kinesiology and Health Science (435) 797-1497 7000
Christopher Dakin
Assistant Professor
Kinesiology and Health Science (435) 797-1497 7000
Matthew Vierimaa
Assistnat Professor
Kinesiology and Health Science (435) 797-1497 7000
Carol Grady
Assistant Department Head and Professional Practice Professor
Nursing and Health Professions (435) 797-9324 2695
Shane W. Bench
Assistant Professor
Psychology (435) 797-1460 5100
Sarah Schwartz
Research Assistant Professor
Psychology (435) 797-1460 2810
Maryellen McClain Verdoes
Assistant Professor
Psychology (435) 797-1460 2810
Kaitlin Bundock
Assistant Professor
Special Education and Rehabilitation (435) 797-3243 2865
Melanie Dawson
Clinical Assistant Professor
Special Education and Rehabilitation (435) 797-3243 5100
Summer Gunn
Clinical Instructor
Special Education and Rehabilitation (435) 797-3243 2865
Karen Hager
Assistant Professor
Special Education and Rehabilitation (435) 797-3243 2865
Trenton J. Landon
Assistant Professor
Special Education and Rehabilitation (435) 797-3243 2865
Anne L. Larson
Assistant Professor
Special Education and Rehabilitation (435) 797-3243 2865
Sarah E. Pinkelman
Assistant Professor
Special Education and Rehabilitation (435) 797-3243 2865
Eric R. Carlson
Lecturer
Teacher Education and Leadership (435) 797-0385 5100
Amy Piotrowski
Assistant Professor
Teacher Education and Leadership (435) 797-0385 5100
Marla K. Robertson
Assistant Professor
Teacher Education and Leadership (435) 797-0385 5100
Jessica Shumway
Assistant Professor
Teacher Education and Leadership (435) 797-0385 2805

College of Engineering

Name & Rank Department Dept. Phone Number UMC
Yu Huang
Assistant Professor
Biological Engineering (435) 797-2576 4105
Andrew D. Sorenson
Assistant Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering (435) 797-2932 4110
J. Dean Mathias
Lecturer
Computer Science (435) 797-2451 4205
Angela Minichiello
Assistant Professor
Engineering Education (435) 797-2758 4160
Calvin Coopmans
Temporary Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering (435) 797-2840 4120
Geordie Richards
Assistant Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (435) 797-2867 4130

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Name & Rank Department Dept. Phone Number UMC
Steven J. Smith
Head and Professor
Aerospace Studies (435) 797-8723 9590
Mattie Burkert
Assistant Professor
English (435) 797-2733 3200
Avery Edenfield
Assistant Professor
English (435) 797-2733 3200
Lynne S. McNeill
Assistant Professor
English (435) 797-2733 3200
Jessica Rivera-Mueller
Assistant Professor
English (435) 797-2733 3200
Thomas Arnold
Temporary Assistant Professor
History (435) 797-1290 0710
Susan Cogan
Assistant Professor
History (435) 797-1290 0710
Julia Gossard
Assistant Professor
History (435) 797-1290 0710
Dominic Sur
Temporary Assistant Professor
History (435) 797-1290 0710
Joseph P. Ward
Dean and Professor
History (435) 797-1290 0700
T. Kim Hixson
Head and Professor
Journalism and Communcation (435) 797-3292 4805
Clinton K. Behunin
Lecturer
Languages, Philosophy, and Communication Studies (435) 797-1209 5100
Justin C. Clark
Lecturer
Languages, Philosophy, and Communication Studies (435) 797-1209 0720
Harrison Kleiner
Assistant Professor
Languages, Philosophy, and Communication Studies (435) 797-1209 0720
Lisa L. Waite
Lecturer
Languages, Philosophy, and Communication Studies (435) 797-1209 5100
Laura Gamboa Gutierrez
Assistant Professor
Political Science (435) 797-1306 0725
Anna O. Pechenkina
Assistant Professor
Political Science (435) 797-1306 0725
Maureen Boyle
Lecturer
Sociology, Social Work, and Anthropology (435) 797-1230 0730
Molly B. Cannon
Research Assistant Professor
Sociology, Social Work, and Anthropology (435) 797-1230 0730
Gabrielle Ciciurkaite
Assistant Professor
Sociology, Social Work, and Anthropology (435) 797-1230 0730
Jennifer Givens
Assistant Professor
Sociology, Social Work, and Anthropology (435) 797-1230 0730
Michelle Grocke
Temporary Instructor
Sociology, Social Work, and Anthropology (435) 797-1230 0730
Vonda Jump Norman
Assistant Professor
Sociology, Social Work, and Anthropology (435) 797-1230 5100
Emily "Beth" A. Wilson
Temporary Instructor
Sociology, Social Work, and Anthropology (435) 797-1230 0730

S.J. and Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources

Name & Rank Department Dept. Phone Number UMC
Janice Brahney
Assistant Professor
Watershed Sciences (435) 797-2459 5210
Julia I. Burton
Research Assistant Professor
Wildland Resources (435) 797-3219 5230
David K. Dahlgren
Assistant Professor
Wildland Resources (435) 797-3219 5230

College of Science

Name & Rank Department Dept. Phone Number UMC
William D. Pearse
Assistant Professor
Biology (435) 797-2485 5305
David D. Wahl
Research Professor
Biology (435) 797-2485 5305
Bonnie Waring
Assistant Professor
Biology (435) 797-2485 5305
Ryan Neal Jackson
Assistant Professor
Chemistry and Biochemistry (435) 797-1619 0300
Shawn Miller
Lecturer
Chemistry and Biochemistry (435) 797-1619 0300
Kelly K. Bradbury
Reserach Assistant Professor
Geology (435) 797-1273 4505

University Libraries

Name & Rank Department Dept. Phone Number UMC
Dylan Burns
Assistant Librarian
University Libraries (435) 797-2631 3000
Teagan Eastman
Assistant Librarian
University Libraries (435) 797-2631 3000
Rachel Wishkoski
Assistant Librarian
University Libraries (435) 797-2631 3000

University Extension

Name & Rank Department Dept. Phone Number UMC
Matthew D. Garcia
Extension Assistant Professor
Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences (435) 797-2162 4815
Jaqueline Neid-Avila
Extension Assistant Professor
Northern Region (435) 797-2200 4900
Karah Nay
Extension Assistant Professor
Southern Region (435) 797-2200 4900