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Administration and Faculty

Administration

Stephen Standifird, MBA Ph.D., President

Walter Zakahi, Ph.D., Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Erin Kastberg, B.S., J.D., Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel

Jeff Blade, Chief Financial Officer

Nathan Thomas, M.B.A., Vice President for Student Affairs

Jeffrey Bakken, Ph.D., Associate Provost for Research and Dean of the Graduate School

Staff

Erik Dalmasso, Director of Marketing and Recruitment

Tracey Giovani, Records Coordinator

Kristina Ptashnik, Records Coordinator

Susan Tanner, Records Coordinator

Rachel Webb, Director of On-Campus Graduate Admissions and International Student and Scholar Services

Executive Committee of the Graduate Faculty

Permanent Member

Jeffrey Bakken, Ph.D., Associate Provost for Research and Dean of the Graduate School

Elected Members

Sarah Glover, Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts, (2020-2023)

Melissa Peterson, Ph.D., College of Education and Health Sciences (2017–2020)

Dean Kim, Ph.D., College of Engineering and Technology, (2016-2019)

Wayne Bosma, Ph.D., College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, (2016-2019)

Kerrie Schattler, Ph.D., College of Engineering and Technology (2017–2020)

Mark Brown, Ph.D., Foster College of Business Representative (2018-2021)

Laurence Weinzimmer, Ph.D., Foster College of Business Representative (2018-2021)

TBD, Graduate Student Representative (2018-2019)

TBD, Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts (2018-2021)

Graduate Faculty

Jeries Abou-Hanna, 1986, Professor of Mechanical Engineering. University of Alabama, B.S.M.E., M.S.M.E., Ph.D.

Mollie Adams, Ph.D., 2010, Assistant Professor of Accounting, Missouri State University, B.S., M.B.A.; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Ph.D.

Brad Andersh, 1993, Associate Professor of Chemistry. University of South Dakota, B.S., Iowa State University, Ph.D.

Molly Ansari, Assistant Professor of Education, Counseling and Leadership 

Heljä Antola-Crowe, 1993, Professor of Education. University of Jyvaskla, B.S., M.A.; University of Mississippi, Ph.D.

George A. Armitage, Assistant Professor of Education, Counseling and Leadership 

Cecile M. Arquette, 2005, Associate Professor of Education. Mary Washington College, B.A.; Teacher’s College, Columbia University, M.A.; New Mexico University, Ph.D.

Jeffrey Bakken, 2012, Associate Provost for Research and Dean of the Graduate School. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, B.S., Purdue University, M.S., Ph.D.

Stephen Banning, 2006, Associate Professor of Communication. Cedarville University, B.A.; University of Missouri-Columbia, M.A.; Southern University-Carbondale, Ph.D. 

Stacie Bertram, 1991, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy. Bradley University, B.S.; University of Alabama at Birmingham, M.S.P.T., Illinois State University, Ph.D.

Eden Blair, 2007, Associate Professor of Business Management. University of Houston, B.A.; Texas Tech University, M.B.A.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D.

Christine E. Blouch, 1992, Associate Professor of English. Miami University of Ohio, B.A.; University of Wisconsin, M.A.; University of Michigan, Ph.D.

Edward U. Bond III, 1997, Associate Professor of Marketing. Manhattan Christian College, B.A.; University of Northern Colorado, M.A.; Arizona State University, Ph.D.

Wayne B. Bosma, 1997, Associate Professor of Chemistry. Calvin College, B.S.; University of Rochester, Ph.D.

Heather Brammeier, 2004, Associate Professor of Art. Bradley University, B.F.A.; University of Pennsylvania, M.F.A.

Mark P. Brown, 2001, Associate Professor of Management and Leadership. University of the South, B.A.; Louisiana State University, M.B.A., Ph.D.

Aaron A. Buchko, 1989, Professor of Management and Leadership. Ferris State College, B.S.; Bradley University, M.B.A.; Michigan State University, Ph.D.

Kathleen Buchko, 1998, Associate Professor of Education. Bradley University, B.S.; Michigan State University, M.A., Ph.D.

Charles Bukowski, 1984, Professor of International Studies. Bradley University, B.A.; University of South Carolina, M.A., Ph.D.

Jeanie Bukowski, 1998, Associate Professor of International Studies. Bradley University, B.A.; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, M.A., Ph.D.

Dean J. Campbell, 1998, Professor of Chemistry. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, B.S.; Northwestern University, M.S., Ph.D.

A. Dean Cantu, 2008, Professor of Teacher Education, Arkansas State University, B.S., M.A., Ed.S.; Southern Illinois University, Ph.D.

John Capasso, 2019, Assistant Professor of Educational Administration, Illinois State University B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Randall Carlson, 1993, Professor of Art. Luther College, B.A.; University of Iowa, M.A.; Bradley University, M.F.A.

Joseph Chen, 2009, Caterpillar Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering. Tunghai University, Taiwan, B.S.; Auburn University, M.S., Ph.D.

Maureen Cluskey, 1998, Interim Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, Associate Dean for Distance Learning. Associate Professor of Nursing. Bradley University, B.S.; The Catholic University of America, M.S.N., DNSC, Ph.D.

Steven B. Dolins, 2002, Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems. Tulane University, B.S., B.A., M.S.; University of Texas at Arlington, Ph.D.

David J. Dominguese, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy and Health Science.

Kyle Dzapo, 1993, Caterpillar Professor of Music. University of Michigan, B.M.E.; New England Conservatory of Music, M.Mus.; Northwestern University, D.M.

Abdalla M. Elbella, 1984, Professor of Mechanical Engineering. University of Khartoum, Sudan, B.S.; University of Arizona, M.S.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D.

Souhail Elhouar, 1994, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction. University of Oklahoma, M.Sc., Ph.D.

Deborah Erickson, 2001, Associate Professor of Nursing. University of Michigan, B.S.N.; Vanderbilt University, M.S.N.; Rush University, Ph.D.

Ahmad Fakheri, 1985, Professor of Mechanical Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Ross Fink, 1991, Professor of Operations Management. Western Illinois University, B.S., M.B.A.; University of Alabama, Ph.D.

Edward B. Flint, 1992, Associate Professor of Chemistry. Kenyon College, A.B.; University of Illinois, Ph.D.

Michelle R. Fry, 1995, Associate Professor of Biochemistry. Shippensburg University, B.S.; Virginia Commonwealth University, Ph.D.

Robert Fuller, 1978, Caterpillar Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Denison University, B.A.; University of Chicago, M.A., Ph.D.

Janet L. Gehring, 1996, Associate Professor of Biology. University of Nebraska at Omaha, B.S., M.A.; University of Colorado, Ph.D.

Daniel Getz, 1992, Associate Professor of Religious Studies. MaryKnoll College, B.A.; National Taiwan University, M.A.; Yale University, M.A., Ph.D.

Oscar J. Gillespie, 1986, Professor of Art and Design. Northern Arizona University, B.F.A.; Arizona State University, M.F.A.

Danielle Glassmeyer, 2007, Associate Professor of English. Loyola University of Chicago, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Sarah R. Glover, 1999, Associate Professor of Art. Drew University, B.A.; University of Virginia, M.A., Ph.D.

Bernard J. Goitein, 1981, Professor of Management and Leadership. Hebrew University, B.A., M.A., University of Michigan, Ph.D.

Jaime Grace, 2015, Assistant Professor of Biology. University of Kentucky, B.S.; Harvard University, A.M.; University of Maryland-College Park, Ph.D.

George Gangjian Guo, 2015, Assistant Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering and Technology. Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, B.S.M.E., M.S.M.E.; University of Toronto, M.A.Sc., Ph.D.

Luke Haverhals, 2013, Assistant Professor of Chemistry. Northwestern College (Orange City, IA), B.A.; University of Iowa, Ph.D.

Samuel Hawkins, 2019, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems, Emory University B.A., M.S., University of South Florida PhD.

Robert Heggestad, 2019, Assistant Professor of Teacher Education, Wittenberg University, B.A., Cleveland State University M.Ed., Ohio State University PhD.

Jacqueline Henderson, 2010, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering. Prairie View A&M University, B.S.; Wayne State University, M.S., Ph.D.

Jannett K. Highfill, 1985, Professor of Economics. Wichita State University, B.B.A.; Warren Wilson College, M.F.A.: University of Kansas, M.A., Ph.D.

Philip A. Horvath, 1977, Stevenson/National City Professor and Professor of Finance. Indiana University at South Bend, B.S., M.S.; Kent State University, D.B.A.

Jeffrey Huberman, 1985, Dean, Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts and Professor of Theatre Arts. University of Pittsburgh, B.A.; Indiana University, M.A., Ph.D.

Jana Hunzicker, 2007, Associate Professor of Teacher Education. Bradley University, B.S., M.S.; Illinois State University, Ed.D.

Rajesh Iyer, 2007, Associate Professor of Marketing. University of Bombay, B.Com.; University of South Dakota, M.B.A., M.A.; Southern Illinois University, Ph.D.

Mark Johlke, 2003,  Associate Professor of Marketing. Sam Houston State University, B.S.; Texas Tech University, M.B.A., Ph.D.

Keith A. Johnson, 2002, Associate Professor of Biology. Monmouth College, B.A.; Dartmouth College, Ph.D.

Jennifer Jost, 2010, Associate Professor of Biology, Colby College, B.A.; University of South Carolina, Ph.D.

Seth Katz, 1992, Associate Professor of English. University of North Carolina, B.A.; University of Chicago, A.M., Ph.D.

Andrew K. Kelley, 1999, Associate Professor of Philosophy. Bowdoin College, B.A.; University of Warwick (Coventry, England), M.A.; University of Iowa, Ph.D.

Joe Kelly, 2009, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy. Augustana College, B.A.; Washington University School of Medicine, M.P.T.; Nova Southeastern University, Ph.D.

Stephen Kerr, 2007, Associate Professor of Accounting, University of Alberta, B.Commerce, M.B.A., Ph.D.

Dean Kim, 1997, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering. Cornell University, B.S.; University of Illinois, M.S., Ph.D.

Timothy Koeltzow, 2006, Associate Professor of Psychology. University of Colorado at Boulder, B.A.; Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine/The Chicago Medical School, Ph.D.

Deitra Kuester, 2006, Associate Professor of Education, Purdue University, B.A., Ph.D.; Butler University, M.Ed.

Edward Lamoureux, 1985, Professor of Interactive Media and Communication. California State University, Long Beach, B.A.; Washington State University, M.A.; University of Oregon, Ph.D.

Hwa Lee, 2001, Associate Professor of Education. Keimyung University, B.A.; Whitworth College, M.Ed.; University of Illinois, Ph.D.

Joshua Lewer, 2007, McCord Professor of Executive Management Development, Augustana College (SD), B.A.; University of Nebraska, M.A., Ph.D.

Ye Li, 2010, Assistant Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering and Technology. Shanghai Jiao Tong University, B.S., M.S.; Iowa State University, Ph.D.

Tachun Lin, 2014, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems, National Chiao Tung University, B.S.; M.S.; University of Oklahoma, Ph.D.,

Jiang B. Liu, 1987, Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems. Nanking Institute of Aeronautical Engineering, B.S.; Washington University, M.S., Ph.D.

Yufeng Lu, 2008, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Nanchang Institute of Aeronautic Technology, B.S.E.E., Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, M.S.E.E., Illinois Institute of Technology, Ph.D.

Twila Lukowiak, 2008, Associate Professor of Teacher Education. Texas Tech University, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.

Krishnanand Maillacheruvu, 1997, Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction. Indian Institute of Technology, B.S.; University of Iowa, M.S., Ph.D.

Aleksander Malinowski, 1998, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Technical University of Gdansk, Poland; University of Louisville, Ph.D.

Suruz Miah, 2015, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Khulna University of Engineering and Technology, B.Sc.; University of Ottawa, M.A.Sc., Ph.D.

Melinda McBee Orzulak, 2011. Assistant Professor of English Gordon College, B.A.; Tufts University, M.A.; University of Michigan, Ph.D.

Kelly McConnaughay, 1992, Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Professor of Biology. University of Illinois, B.S., M.S.; Harvard University, Ph.D.

Christina McDaniel, 2017, Assistant Professor of Education, Counseling and Leadership. Mississippi State University, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Matthew K. McGowan, 1995, Professor of Management Information Services. Bucknell University, B.S.; Bowling Green State University, M.S.; Kent State University, M.B.A., Ph.D.

David McMullen, 1989, Associate Professor of Education. Bradley University, B.S., M.S.; University of Illinois, Ph.D.

Kristi L. McQuade, 2000, Associate Professor of Chemistry. McKendree College, B.S.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D.

Martin Morris, 1997, Professor of Mechanical Engineering. Bradley University, B.S.M.E., M.S.M.E.; University of Illinois, Ph.D.

Sherri Jeakins Morris, 2000, Associate Professor of Biology. San Diego State University, B.S., M.S.; Ohio State University, Ph.D.

Kalyani Nair, 2008, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Cochin University, India, B.S.; Drexel University, Ph.D.

Lee Newton, 1999, Associate Professor of English. Bradley University, B.A.; George Mason University, M.F.A.

Christos Nikolopoulos, 1987, Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems. University of Athens, B.S.; Colorado State University, M.S., Ph.D.; Michigan State University, M.S.

Patricia Nugent, 2005, Associate Professor of Teacher Education. Millikin University, B.A.; Illinois State University, M.S., Ph.D.

David A. Olds, 2012, Assistant Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences, Des Moines Area Community College, A.A.S.-Culinary Arts; Iowa State University, B.S., M.S.; Kansas State University, Ph.D.,

Thomas Palakeel, 1993, Associate Professor of English. Loyola College, The University of Madras, B.A.; University of Kerala-India, M.A.; Eastern Washington University, M.F.A.; University of North Dakota, Ph.D.

Young Park, 2000, Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems. Seoul National University, B.S.; Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, M.S.; New York University Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, M.S., Ph.D.

Melissa Peterson, 2002, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy. Bradley University, B.S.P.T.; University of Indianapolis, M.H.S.; University of Illinois, Ph.D.

Simon Petravick, 1994, Professor of Accounting. Loyola University, B.S.; DePaul University, M.S.A.; University of Illinois at Chicago, Ph.D.; C.P.A.

Brenda Pratt, 2007,  Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy. Washington University, B.S., Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, M.S., D.Sc.

Robert Prescott, 1991, Associate Professor of English. University of Illinois, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.

Edward Remsen, 2009, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Manhattan College, B.S.; Polytechnic Institute of New York, M.S.; Princeton University, Ph.D.

Julie A. Reyer, 2002, Associate Dean for External Affairs, College of Engineering and Technology, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering. University of Illinois, B.S.; Carnegie Mellon University, M.E.; University of Michigan–Ann Arbor, Ph.D

Dawn C. Roberts, 1993, Associate Professor of Psychology. Augustana College, B.A.; University of Iowa, M.S., Ph.D.

Jennifer Robin, 2001, Associate Professor of Management and Leadership. University of Northern Iowa, B.A.; University of Tennessee, Ph.D.

Lori A. Russell-Chapin, 1987, Professor of Education. University of Wyoming, B.S.; Eastern Montana College, M.S.; University of Wyoming, Ph.D.

Saeed Saboury, 1989, Associate Professor of Manufacturing. University of Tehran, B.S.; University of London, Imperial College, M.Sc., Ph.D.

Owen Schaffer, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems.

Kerrie Schattler, 2005, Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction. Wayne State University, B.S.C.E., M.S.C.E., Ph.D.

Udo Schnupf, 2014, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry. University of Siegen, Germany, M.S.; Emory University, Ph.D.

Wendy A. Schweigert, 1987, Associate Professor of Psychology. St. Lawrence University, B.S.; Ohio University, M.S., Ph.D.

Iqbal Shareef, 1984, Professor of Manufacturing. Osmania University, Hyd., India, B.S., M.S.; Illinois Institute of Technology, Ph.D.

Prasad Shastry, 1991, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Bangalore University, B.S.; Indian Institute of Technology, India, M.S., Ph.D.

Amit K. Sinha, 2008, Assistant Professor of Finance. Patna University, B.Sc.; ICFAI Business School, PGDBA; Kent State University, Ph.D.

Jobie L. Skaggs, 1999, Associate Professor of Education. Idaho State University, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Erich Stabenau, 1996, Professor of Biology. Texas A&M University, B.Sc., M.Sc.; University of Texas, Ph.D.

Paul R. Stephens, 2000, Associate Professor of Management Information Systems. Illinois State University, B.S.; Bradley University, M.B.A.; University of Cincinnati, Ph.D.

H. Fisher Stolz, 1994, Professor of Art and Design. University of Georgia, B.F.A., M.F.A.

Naomi Stover, 2006, Assistant Professor of Biology. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, B.S.; University of California, Irvine, Ph.D.

Andrew J. Strubhar, 1993, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy. Wheaton College, B.S.; Northwestern University Medical School, B.S.P.T.; Bradley University, M.A.; Illinois State University, Ph.D.

Kevin R. Swafford, 2001, Associate Professor of English. San Francisco State University, B.A.; New York University, M.A.; University of Rhode Island, Ph.D.

Fariborz (Fred) Tayyari, 1985, Professor of Industrial Engineering. Iranian Institute of Advanced Accounting. Tehran, Iran, B.A.; Sul Ross State University, M.B.A.; New Mexico State University, M.S.; Texas Tech University, Ph.D., P.E.

Shannon Timpe, 2011, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering. University of Illinois-Urbana, B.S.; University of California-Berkeley, M.S., Ph.D.

Steven R. Tippett, 1995, Professor of Physical Therapy. St. Louis University, B.S., Illinois State University, M.S., Ph.D.

Laurie Vickroy, 1990, Professor of English. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, B.A.; New York University, M.A.; SUNY-Binghamton, Ph.D.

Jing Wang, 2014, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Central South University, China, B.S., Ph.D.

Yun Wang, 2011, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems. Wuhan University, China, B.S.; University of Cincinnati, Ph.D.

Laurence Weinzimmer, 1993, Caterpillar Professor of Management. Bradley University, B.A., M.B.A.; University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Ph.D.

Quentin M. Wherfel, 2018, Assistant Professor of Education. Northeastern Illinois University, B.A.; National-Louis University, M.Ed.; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, C.A.S., Ph.D.

Gary N. Will, 2000, Professor of Art. Southport College of Art and Design, N.W.R.A.C.; Doncaster College, T.D.L.B.; Leeds Metropolitan University (England), M.A.

Robert J. Wolffe, 1993, Professor of Education. Miami University of Ohio, B.S.; Xavier University, M.Ed.; University of Cincinnati, Ed.D.

Se Jeong Yang, 2017, Assistant Professor of Education, Counseling and Leadership. Chinju National University of Education, B.Ed.; Pusan National University, M.Ed.; Middlebury College, M.A., The Ohio State University, M.A., Ph.D.

David Zietlow, 1998, Professor of Mechanical Engineering. Bradley University, B.S.M.E., M.S.M.E.; University of Illinois, Ph.D.

Affiliate Members

Rachel Borton, B.S.N.; F.N.P., Assistant Professor.

Erin Buczynski, B.F.A., M.F.A. Director of Galleries, Exhibits, and Collections.

Michelle Edgcomb Friday, M.S., Tenured Lecturer for Biology.

Brad Eskridge, B.S., MBA. Instructor of Marketing.

Shondra Johnson, B.B.A., M.P.A., Temporary Instructor of Accounting.

Margaret LeJeune, B.A., M.F.A. Associate Professor of Photography.

Bradley McMillan, B.A.; J.D., Executive Director, Institute for Principled Leadership.

Jon C. Neidy, B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Executive Director, Smith Career Center.

Amanda Newell, B.S., M.S., Assistant Professor and Dietary Internship Director.

Valerie Pape, B.A., M.B.A., Part-Time Affiliate Instructor of Business Management and Administration.

Gail Petravick, B.A., M.S.W., J.D., Adjunct Faculty of Business Management.

Todd Popham, B.A., E.M.B.A. Adjunct Faculty of Management and Leadership.

Breanna Reynolds, B.S.P.T.; D.P.T., Assistant Professor.

Paul Wayvon, B.S., M.B.A., Temporary Instructor of Accounting.

Kristen Woods, B.S., Ph.D., Temporary Instructor in Residence of Chemistry. 

Suzanne Worsfold, M.A., Affiliate Instructor of Computer Science and Information Systems.

This is the official catalog for the 2020-2021 academic year. This catalog serves as a contract between a student and Bradley University. Should changes in a program of study become necessary prior to the next academic year every effort will be made to keep students advised of any such changes via the Dean of the College or Chair of the Department concerned, the Registrar's Office, u.Achieve degree audit system, and the Schedule of Classes. It is the responsibility of each student to be aware of the current program and graduation requirements for particular degree programs.