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2017-2018 New Faculty

Because the quality of our faculty is integral to our mission of academic excellence, innovation, and outreach, the Provost’s Office seeks to recruit and hire passionate, forward thinking, and committed teachers, researchers and scholars. These new faculty members infuse the university community with fresh enthusiasm, talent and dedication.

Applied Sciences, Technology, and Education

Jamie M. Cano, Associate Head, Associate Vice Chancellor, Professor
Andrew Deceuster, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Scott A. Edwards, Professional Practice Instructor

Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences

Luis J. Bastarrachea, Assistant Professor
Sulaiman Matarneh, Assistant Professor

Plants, Soils and Climate

Rakesh Kaundal, Assistant Professor
Youping Sun, Assistant Professor
Matt A. Yost, Assistant Professor

Art and Design

Holly E. Murdock, Temporary Assistant Professor
Susie Tibbitts, Assistant Professor

Music

Braun Khan, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Emily D. Ezola, Temporary Instructor

School of Accountancy

Bradley P. Lindsey, Associate Professor
Jayson Talakai, Assistant Professor

Economics & Finance

Todd G. Griffith, Assistant Professor
Lucas Rentschler, Assistant Professor
Martin Van der Linden, Temporary Assistant Professor
Katarzyna Habu, Assistant Professor

Management

Michael J. Dixon, Assistant Professor
Chalon Keller, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Justin M. Lawrence, Assistant Professor
Matthew D. Meng, Assistant Professor

Management Information Systems

Brian Dunn, Assistant Professor
Ryan Beckstead, Lecturer

Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education

Stephanie M. Knollhoff, Assistant Professor
Kendra L. Schofield, Clinical Assistant Professor

Family, Consumer, and Human Development

Yin Liu, Assistant Professor
Diana J. Meter, Assistant Professor

Kinesiology & Health Science

Debasree DasGupta, Assistant Professor

Nursing and Health Professions

Callie W. Bosworth, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Ezra C. Holston, Assistant Professor
Kathleen Jewkes, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Connie Wilson, Professional Practice Assistant Professor

Psychology

Crissa Levin, Lecturer
Christopher M. Warren, Assistant Professor

Teacher Education and Leadership

Sarah K. Braden, Assistant Professor
Andrea M. Hawkman, Assistant Professor
Alyson Lavigne, Assistant Professor
Emma M. Maughan, Clinical Assistant Professor
Aurora H. Villa, Professional Practice Assistant Professor

Biological Engineering

Yu Huang, Assistant Professor

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Belize A. Lane, Assistant Professor
Patrick A. Singleton, Assistant Professor
Alfonso F. Torres-Rua, Assistant Professor
Ruijie Zeng, Assistant Professor
Tiangang Xu, Research Assistant Professor

Computer Science

Erik W. Falor, Lecturer
Douglas Galarus, Assistant Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Zhen Zhang, Assistant Professor
Jonathan D. Phillips, Professional Practice Assistant Professor

Engineering Education

Angela Minichiello, Assistant Professor
Shelly S. Halling, Lecturer

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Areti Kiara, Assistant Professor

English

John B. Gamber, Assistant Professor
Christopher T. Gonzalez, Assistant Professor

History

Rebecca Andersen, Lecturer
M. Angela Diaz, Assistant Professor
Susan R. Grayzel, Professor
Dominic Sur, Assistant Professor

Languages, Philosophy, and Communication Studies

Timothy M. Curran, Assistant Professor
Virginie Reali, Lecturer

Political Science

Yesola Kweon, Assistant Professor

Sociology, Social Work, and Anthropology

Nanda B. Grow, Lecturer
Patrick J. Harvey, Clinical Associate Professor
Kimberly Jo Owens, Clinical Assistant Professor
Emily "Beth" A. Wilson, Lecturer
Angela M. Montague, Temporary Instructor

Environment and Society

Emily K. Burchfield, Assistant Professor

Watershed Sciences

Soren Brothers, Assistant Professor

Wildland Resources

Larissa L. Yocom Kent, Assistant Professor
Mark W. Chynoweth, Assistant Professor

Biology

Noelle G. Beckman, Assistant Professor
Scott A. Bernhardt, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Erin N. Bobeck, Assistant Professor
Shana L. Geffeney, Assistant Professor

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Yi Rao, Assistant Professor

Mathematics and Statistics

Donald D. Busenbark, Lecturer
Brendan McLellan, Assistant Professor
Jia Zhao, Assistant Professor
Tadd Colver, Lecturer

Physics

Robert Davies, Professional Practice Associate Professor
Tao (Titus) Yuan, Assistant Professor

Jennifer P. Kirk, Assistant Librarian
Andrea M. Payant, Assistant Librarian
Rebecah R. Skeen, Assistant Librarian
Elizabeth York, Assistant Librarian

Northern Region

Dallin Graham, Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor
Sheriden M. Hansen, Extension Instructor

Southern Region

Steven J. Price, Extension Assistant Professor
Callie Ward, Extension Assistant Professor
Brittany Bingeman, Extension Assistant Professor