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2019-2020 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

M. Cathleen Kovarik, Professional Practice Associate Professor

Applied Economics

Man Li, Assistant Professor
Anastasia Thayer, Assistant Professor

Applied Sciences, Technology, and Education

Jim Arnold, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Lacee Boschetto, Instructor
Courtney Clausen, Clinical Assistant Professor
Scott Greenhalgh, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Rose Judd-Murray, Assistant Professor
Julie Lamarra, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Mikhail Maxfield, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Michael L. Pate, Associate Professor
Stephen Reed, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Aaron Thompson, Professional Practice Instructor

Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning

Daniella Hirschfeld, Assistant Professor
Todd Johnson, Professional Practice Associate Professor

Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences

Katie Brown, Assistant Professor
Casey Coombs, Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor
Maryann Durrant, Professional Practice Instructor
Taylor S. Oberg, Assistant Professor

Plants, Soils and Climate

Amita Kaundal, Assistant Professor

Art and Design

Amanda Lee, Assistant Professor

Music

Allison Fox, Temporary Instructor
Lauren Hunt, Assistant Professor
Rachel Nardo, Dean and Professor
Cahill Smith, Assistant Professor

Theatre Arts

Matthew Koenig, Temporary Assistant Professor
Kelly Simons, Professional Practice Assistant Professor

School of Accountancy

Kathryn Brightbill, Temporary Assistant Professor

Management

Alicia R. Ingersoll, Professional Practice Assistant Professor

Marketing and Strategy

Cameron J. Cuch, Lecturer

Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education

Matthew Bell, Clinical Assistant Professor
Jared Fulgham, Clinical Assistant Professor
Marika King, Assistant Professor
Sarah Law, Clinical Assistant Professor
Naveen Nagaraj, Assistant Professor

Human Development and Family Studies

Spencer Bradshaw, Assistant Professor
Megan Lachmar, Assistant Professor

Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences

Hillary Swanson, Assistant Professor

Kinesiology & Health Science

Jon Carey, Lecturer
Jesse Jones, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Talin Louder, Assistant Professor

Nursing and Health Professions

Tabitha Cutright, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Jeanette Harris, Professional Practice Associate Professor
Timothy Hatch, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
David K. McOmber, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Rachel Parker, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Brooke Temby, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Jacqueline Ware, Professional Practice Assistant Professor

Psychology

Katherine Brown, Assistant Professor
Wesley Hill, Clinical Assistant Professor

Special Education and Rehabilitation

P. Raymond Joslyn, Assistant Professor
Brian Phillips, Assistant Professor

Teacher Education and Leadership

Kortney Sherbine, Assistant Professor
Mario Itzel Suarez, Assistant Professor

Biological Engineering

Keith Roper, Professor and Department Head

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Calvin Coopmans, Research Assistant Professor
Abhilash Kamineni, Assistant Professor
Hongjie Wang, Assistant Professor

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Som Dutta, Assistant Professor
Matthew Harris, Assistant Professor
Juhyeong Lee, Assistant Professor
Zhongquan (Charlie) Zheng, Professor and Department Head

English

Beth Buyserie, Assistant Professor

History

Logan Clendening, Temporary Assistant Professor
Patrick Mason, Associate Professor

Languages, Philosophy, and Communication Studies

Aarti Arora, Temporary Instructor
Sidi Becar Meyara, Lecturer

Political Science

John Pascarella, Assistant Professor

Sociology, Social Work, and Anthropology

Angela Montague, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Hyojun Park, Assistant Professor
Jeffrey Spears, Assistant Professor
Jessica Ulrich-Schad, Assistant Professor

Environment and Society

Zachary Miller, Assistant Professor
Rebecca Schild, Assistant Professor

Wildland Resources

Justin DeRose, Assistant Professor
Eric LaMalfa, Assistant Professor
David Stoner, Research Assistant Professor

Biology

Sara Freeman, Assistant Professor
Robert N. Schaeffer, Assistant Professor

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Robert Alumbaugh, Lecturer
Gang Li, Assistant Professor

Computer Science

Shuhan Yuan, Assistant Professor

Mathematics and Statistics

Brennan Bean, Assistant Professor
Hannah Lewis, Lecturer
Leila Setayeshgar, Assistant Professor

Instruction, Collections and Patron Services

Christopher Lee, Assistant Librarian

Special Collections, Digital and Cataloging

Shannon M. Smith, Assistant Librarian

Biology

Ryan S. Davis, Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor
Marion S. Murray, Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor

Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources

Hope Braithwaite, Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor
Ruger Carter, Extension Instructor
Elizabeth Cohen, Extension Assistant Professor
Jacob Hadfield, Extension Assistant Professor
Reagan Wytsalucy, Extension Assistant Professor
Cody Zesiger, Extension Assistant Professor
Rowe Zwahlen, Extension Assistant Professor

Extension Home and Community

Melanie Dabb, Extension Assistant Professor
Gabriella Murza, Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor
Christina Pay, Extension Assistant Professor
Lisa Schainker, Extension Assistant Professor
Andrea Schmutz, Extension Assistant Professor
Jonathan Swinton, Extension Assistant Professor
Eva Timothy, Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor

4-H and Youth Programs

Deborah Ivie, Extension Assistant Professor
Lendel Narine, Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor