2020-21 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.

College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences

Chad Page, Assistant Professor
Mirella Meyer-Ficca, Assistant Professor
Alexis Sweat, Clinical Assistant Professor
Shawn Zimmerman, Assistant Professor

Applied Economics

Anastasia Thayer Hassett, Assistant Professor

Applied Sciences, Technology, and Education

Jessica Baxter, Lecturer
Kenna Kesler McMurray
, Lecturer

Aviation and Technical Education

Shawn Barstow, Lecturer
Bryton Betty, Professional Practice Instructor
Henock Haile, Professional Practice Instructor
Nathan Madsen, Professional Practice Instructor
Cody Mecham, Professional Practice Instructor
Duke Papworth, Lecturer
Kari Phillips, Lecturer
John Redfield, Professional Practice Instructor
Spencer Spotted Elk, Professional Practice Instructor
Loran St. Clair, Professional Practice Instructor
Travis Whitfield, Professional Practice Instructor
Benjamin Wolford, Lecturer
Dianne Wright, Professional Practice Instructor

Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences

Jill Henderson, Temporary Instructor
Alyssa Reidhead, Temporary Instructor
Prateek Sharma, Assistant Professor

Plants, Soil, and Climate

Wei Zhang, Assistant Professor

Caine College of the Arts

Art and Design

Holland Larsen, Temporary Assistant Professor
Holly Murdock, Assistant Professor

Music

Allison Fox, Clinical Assistant Professor

Theatre Arts

Amanda Dawson, Assistant Professor
Paul Mitri, Department Head

Jon M. Huntsman School of Business

School of Accountancy

Kathryn Brightbill, Assistant Professor
Paul Campbell, Lecturer
Lacee Wilkey, Lecturer

Data Analytics and Information Systems

Andrew Brim, Professional Practice Instructor
Reagan Siggard, Temporary Instructor

Economics and Finance

Pedram Jahangiry, Professional Practice Assistant Professor

Marketing and Strategy

Cassidy Creech, Lecturer
Susan Madsen, Professor
Doug Miller, Professional Practice Associate Professor

Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services

Human Development and Family Studies

Spencer Bradshaw, Assistant Professor
Andy Harris, Assistant Professor
Julia Yan, Assistant Professor

Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences

Lisa Lundgren, Assistant Professor
Ramy Shaaban, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Hillary Swanson, Assistant Professor

Kinesiology & Health Science

James Morton, Assistant Professor

Nursing

Pamela Anderson, Professional Practice Associate Professor
Stan Johnson, Professional Practice Assistant Professor

Psychology

Sara Boghosian, Clinical Assistant Professor
Katherine Brown, Assistant Professor
Jennifer Grewe, Assistant Professor
G. Tyler Lefevor, Assistant Professor
Crissa Levin, Assistant Professor
Daniel Piper, Professional Practice Instructor

Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling

Barbara Fiechtl, Clinical Instructor
Michael Gerald, Assistant Professor

Teacher Education and Leadership

Mitchell Colver, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Amanda Deliman, Assistant Professor
Sarah Sanders Jarnagin, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Rachel Turner, Assistant Professor
Katherine Vela, Assistant Professor

College of Engineering

Biological Engineering

Yingying Zheng, Assistant Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Brady Cox, Professor
Kyle Moor, Assistant Professor
Shuna Ni, Assistant Professor
Colin Phillips, Assistant Professor

Engineering Education

Cassandra Groen-McCall, Assistant Professor

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Tianyi He, Assistant Professor
Zachary Humes, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Nadia Kouraytem, Assistant Professor
Yanqing Su, Assistant Professor
Haoran Wang, Assistant Professor

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

English

Lianna Manibog, Lecturer
Afsaneh Rezaei, Assistant Professor
Jeremy Ricketts, Lecturer
Cree Taylor, Lecturer
Ashley Wells, Lecturer

History

Nichelle Frank, Assistant Professor
Eliza Rosenberg, Lecturer

Journalism and Communication Studies

Meredith Wang, Assistant Professor

Languages, Philosophy, and Communication Studies

Megan Fritts, Temporary Instructor
Sarah O'Neill, Lecturer
Sydney O'Shay-Wallace, Instructor
Michael Otteson, Temporary Assistant Professor
Rachel Robison-Greene, Assistant Professor

Political Science

Austin Knuppe, Assistant Professor

Sociology, Social Work, and Anthropology

Samuel Arungwa, Assistant Professor
Joslin Batty, Clinical Assistant Professor
Nathan Hadley, Clinical Assistant Professor
J. Tom Mueller, Assistant Professor
Jefferson Sheen, Assistant Professor
Mehmet Soyer, Assistant Professor
Stephen VanGeem, Assistant Professor
Jayme Walters, Assistant Professor
Samantha Yaussy, Temporary Assistant Professor

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

Environment and Society

Stefani Crabtree, Assistant Professor
Wayne Freimund, Professor
Gustavo Ovando-Montejo, Assistant Professor
Mariya Shcheglovitova, Assistant Professor

Watershed Sciences

Erin Rivers, Assistant Professor
Timothy Walsworth, Assistant Professor

Wildland Resources

Sunshine Brosi, Associate Professor
Erica Stuber, Assistant Professor Federal Cooperator

College of Science

Biology

Monica Borghi, Assistant Professor
Jennifer Burbank, Lecturer
Norah Saarman, Assistant Professor
Thayne Sweeten, Professional Practice Associate Professor
Molly Womack, Assistant Professor
Kevin Young, Lecturer

Computer Science

Soukaina Filali Boubrahimi, Assistant Professor
Joseph Ditton, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Mario Harper, Assistant Professor
Steve Petruzza, Assistant Professor
Shuhan Yuan, Assistant Professor

Geosciences

C. Evelyn Gannaway Dalton, Assistant Professor
Donald Penman, Assistant Professor
Katherine Potter, Professional Practice Assistant Professor

Mathematics and Statistics

Jason Belnap, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Scott Jordan, Lecturer
Brent Thomas, Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Matthew Young, Assistant Professor

University Libraries

Instruction, Collections and Patron Services

Nicole Fullmer, Assistant Librarian
Katie Strand
, Assistant Librarian

Special Collections, Digital and Cataloging

Paul Daybell, Assistant Librarian
Terri Jordan, Assistant Librarian
Darcy Pumphrey, Assistant Librarian
L. Wynholds, Assistant Librarian

University Extension

Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources

Elizabeth Cohen, Extension Assistant Professor
Kalen Taylor, Extension Assistant Professor
Randall Violett, Extension Assistant Professor

Extension Home and Community

Steven Burge, Extension Assistant Professor
Jenna Dyckman, Extension Assistant Professor
Cindy Jenkins, Extension Assistant Professor
April Litchford, Extension Assistant Professor
Gabriella Murza, Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor
Rachel Myrer, Professional Practice 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