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2018-2019 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.

Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences

Fernanda Batistel, Assistant Professor

Applied Economics

Tanner McCarty, Assistant Professor

Applied Sciences, Technology, and Education

Matt Bunnell, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Scott Greenhalgh, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Kent King, Professional Practice Instructor
Andrea Olsen, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Aaron Thompson, Professional Practice Instructor

Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning

Brent C. Chamberlain, Assistant Professor
Keunhyun Park, Assistant Professor
Jake Powell, Assistant Profesor

Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences

David Call, Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor

Plants, Soils and Climate

Amita Kaundal, Assistant Professor
Melanie N. Stock, Assistant Professor
Lance Stott, Lecturer

Art and Design

Alvaro Ibarra, Temporary Assistant Professor

Music

Sara Chiesa, Temporary Assistant Professor

Theatre Arts

Trevor Flocco, Temporary Assistant Professor
Michael Shipley, Assistant Professor

School of Accountancy

James Cannon, Assistant Professor
Lynn Rees, Professor

Economics & Finance

Pedram Jahangiry, Temporary Assistant Professor
Matthew Jaremski, Associate Professor
Craig Palsson, Assistant Professor
Sepideh Raei, Assistant Professor
Ayse Sapci, Assistant Professor

Management

Antje Graul, Assistant Professor
Jared M. Hansen, Assistant Professor
Rick Hardcopf, Assistant Professor
Steve Milovich, Senior Lecturer and Executive in Residence

Management Information Systems

Lianne Wappett, Lecturer

Marketing, Strategy, Leadership and Entrepreneurship

Curt Howes, Lecturer
Chalon Keller, Professional Practice Assistant Professor

Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education

Kali Markle, Clinical Assistant Professor
Leslie Sparkuhl, Clinical Assistant Professor

Human Development and Family Studies

Kevin N. Barlow, Lecturer

Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences

Deborah A. Fields, Research Associate Professor
Jina Kang, Assistant Professor

Kinesiology & Health Science

Nate Trauntvein, Assistant Professor

Nursing and Health Professions

Marisa Black, Professional Practice Instructor
Tamarah Bonds, Professional Practice Instructor
Susan Dewar, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Aubrey Johnson, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Carma Miller, Department Head and Professional Practice Associate Professor

Psychology

Gregory L. Callan, Assistant Professor
Sarfaraz Serang, Assistant Professor

Special Education and Rehabilitation

Christa D. Haring, Assistant Professor
Michelle McKnight-Lizotte, Assistant Professor

Teacher Education and Leadership

Parker Fawson, Professor and Emma Eccles Jones Endowed Chair in Early Childhood and Director of the Center for the School of the Future
Marie Lund, Lecturer
Diana L. Moss, Assistant Professor
Amanda Taggart, Assistant Professor
Kathy Cabe Trundle, Department Head and Professor
Juan Carlos Vazquez, Professional Practice Instructor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Michelle Mekker, Assistant Professor
Austin Ball, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Brian Crookston, Assistant Professor
Zac Sharp, Research Assistant Professor

Computer Science

Mahdi Nasrullah Al-Ameen, Assistant Professor
John Edwards, Assistant Professor

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Greg Droge, Assistant Professor

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Joel C. Ellsworth, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Leonel Mazal, Assistant Professor
Hailei Wang, Assistant Professor

Aerospace Studies

Damon L. Smith, Assistant Professor
Brian Yoder, Assistant Professor

English

Deanna Allred, Lecturer
Matuesz Halaczkiewicz, Temporary Instructor

History

Owen Hyman, Temporary Assistant Professor

Languages, Philosophy, and Communication Studies

Nicole T. Allen, Assistant Professor
Kim Andrus, Lecturer
Jasmine Yu-Hsing Chen, Assistant Professor
Mollie K. Murphy, Assistant Professor
Kaitlin E. Phillips, Assistant Professor
Daniel Wack, Lecturer

Political Science

Steffen Blings, Assistant Professor

Sociology, Social Work, and Anthropology

Sharla Bayles, Clinical Assistant Professor
Anna Cohen, Research Assistant Professor
Eric C. Larson, Temporary Assistant Profesor
Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde, Assistant Professor
Jason Marshall, Lecturer
Marisela Martinez-Cola, Assistant Professor
Cristian Meier, Assistant Professor
Hyojun Park, Temporary Assistant Professor
Jason Twede, Assistant Professor

Environment and Society

Sarah C. Klain, Assistant Professor

Wildland Resources

Tal Avgar, Assistant Professor
Kezia R. Manlove, Assistant Professor
Clark Rushing, Assistant Professor

Biology

Justin A. Jones, Assistant Professor
Robert N. Schaeffer, Assistant Professor

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Melissa A. Kofoed, Lecturer

Mathematics and Statistics

Cherise King, Temporary Instructor
Kevin Moon, Assistant Professor
Yih Sung, Temporary Assistant Professor

Lindsay Ozburn, Assistant Librarian

Northern Region

Kandice Atisme, Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor
Timothy Keady, Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor
Emma Thompson, Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor
Maren Voss, Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor
Michael Wierda, Extension Assistant Professor

Southern Region

Reshma Arrington, Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor
Ashley Yaugher, Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor