Dec 09, 2022  
2022-2023 University Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 University Bulletin

Faculty


  Emeritus Faculty  

Michael Abrokwah   
PhD, Assistant Professor of Finance 
MBA, East Carolina University
DBA, Nova Southeastern University
PhD, The University of Texas at El Paso

Ellen Alamilla
MSOL, Senior Lecturer in Computer Science
BSOL, MSOL, Dominican University

Michelle Allen
EdD, Associate Professor of Nursing
BSN, Loyola University
MSN, Benedictine University
EdD, Aurora University

Maggie Andersen
PhD, Associate Professor of English
BA, PhD, University of Illinois Chicago
MA, California State University, Los Angeles

Christopher N. Anderson
PhD, Associate Professor of Biology
BS, Denison University
PhD, University of California, Los Angeles

Daniel Anderson
PhD, Associate Professor in English
BS, Northwestern University
MA, Boston College
PhD, University of Minnesota

Lisa Amoroso
PhD, Professor of Management
BA, MA, PhD, Northwestern University

Daniela Andrei
PhD, Professor of Chemistry
BE, MS, Technical University, Iasi, Romania
PhD, Florida International University

David Aron
PhD, Professor of Marketing
BA, Northwestern University
MBA, Ohio State University
PhD, University of Michigan

Mohamed Askar
PhD, Professor of Management
BS, Cairo University
MME, MBA, PhD, Illinois of Technology

Julie Bach
PhD, Associate Professor of Social Work
BSW, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana
MS, University of Southern California
MSW, PhD, University of Illinois Chicago

Souha Balti
PhD, Assistant Professor of Accounting
BBA, Institut Superieur de Comptabilite et d’Administration des Entreprises, Tunisia
MSc, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada
PhD, HEC Montreal Canada (expected)

Jill Bambenek
Public Services Librarian
BA, College of St. Catherine

Sheila C. Bauer-Gatsos
PhD, Associate Professor of English
BA, Illinois Wesleyan University
MA, PhD, Lehigh University

Daniel A. Beach
PhD, Professor of Psychology
BS, Loyola University
MA, PhD, DePaul University

Jeff Bell
MBA, Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship and Operations
BS, Cornell University
MEM, MBA, Northwestern University

Marina Bell
PhD, Assistant Professor of Criminology
BA, Mills College
MA, University of Chicago
PhD,University of California, Irvine

Mihaela Blanariu
PhD, Lecturer in Mathematics
BS, University of Bucharest, Romania
PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo

José Blanco F.
PhD, Professor of Fashion
BA, Universidad de Costa Rica
MA, California State University, Los Angeles
PhD, Florida State University

Tamara Bland
EdD, Associate Professor, Nursing
BSN, Concordia Univeristy/West Suburban College of Nursing
MSN, Ressurection University
EdD, University of St. Francis

Rahel Girmai Bokretsion
MSC, Lecturer of Chemistry
BSC, University of Asmara
MSC, University of Pretoria
MSC, University of Illinois at Chicago

Esmail Bonakdarian
PhD, Associate Professor of Computer Science
BS, MS, PhD, University of Iowa

Alyssa Braun
PhD, Assistant Professor of Biology
BS, University of Notre Dame
PhD, University of Texas at Austin

Carissa A. Buber
MS, Senior Lecturer in Biology
BS, University of Notre Dame
MS, DePaul University

Jacob Bucher
PhD, Associate Professor of Sociology
BA, Baker University
MA, University of Memphis
MA, PhD, Emory University

Molly Burke
PhD, Professor of Management
BA, Boston College
MA, St. Louis University
MA, Catholic University of America
PhD, Northwestern University

Kelly Burns
PhD, Professor of Philosophy
BA, University of Scranton
MA, Villanova University
PhD, Marquette University

Tracy L. Caldwell
PhD, Professor of Psychology
BA, College of New Jersey
MA, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

Irina Calin-Jageman
PhD, Professor of Biology
BA, Albion College
PhD, Wayne State University

Robert Calin-Jageman
PhD, Professor of Psychology
BA, Albion College
MA, PhD, Wayne State University

Jeffrey Carlson
PhD, Professor of Theology
BA, DePaul University
MA, PhD, University of Chicago

Veena Carlson
PhD, Professor of Italian
BA, University of Virginia
MA, University of Pennsylvania
PhD, University of Wisconsin

Javier Carmona
MFA, Professor of Art
BA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
MFA, University of New Mexico
 
Melissa G. Carr
EdD, Associate Professor of Fashion Merchandising
BA, Columbia College Chicago
MA, EdD, Benedictine University
 
Lucinda Caughey
MS, Lecturer of Computer Science
BS, St. Louis University
MS, University of Illinois-Springfield

Amartya Chakrabarti
PhD, Associate Professor of Chemistry
BS, BT, University of Calcutta
PhD, Illinois Institute of Technology

Anjali Chaudhry
PhD, Professor of Management
BA, Hindu College, Delhi University, India
MA, Adler School of Professional Psychology
PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

Paul Coe
PhD, Professor of Mathematics
BS, Wheaton College
MS, PhD, Northwestern University

Elizabeth Collier
PhD, Professor of Business Ethics,
Christopher Chair in Business Ethics
BA, Creighton University
MTS, Weston Jesuit School of Theology
PhD, Loyola University Chicago

Daniel Condon
PhD, Professor of Economics
BA, MA, Eastern Illinois University
PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

Jodi Cressman
PhD, Professor of English
BA, Holyoke College
PhD, Emory University

Bill Crowley
PhD, Professor of Information Studies
BA Hunter College
MA, Ohio State University
MS, Columbia University
PhD, Ohio University

Roberto Curci
PhD, Professor of Finance
BBA, BS, ICESI University, Colombia
MBA, University of Miami, Florida
PhD, University of Texas

Christina Curran
PhD, Professor Medical Studies
BA, Ball State University
MAE, University of New Mexico
PhD, University of New Mexico

Richard Dahl
MMS, Lecturer in Physician Assistant Studies
BBS, University of Illinois Chicago
MMS, Midwestern University

Drew M. Dalton
PhD, Professor of Philosophy
BA, Wheaton College
MA, PhD, University of Leuven

Janice Del Negro
PhD, Professor of Information Studies
BA, Hunter College
MLS, State University of New York at Geneseo
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

David Dolence
PhD, Assistant Professor of Political Science
BS, The University of Iowa
MA, PhD, Northern Illinois University

Aly Dramé
PhD, Associate Professor of History
BA, MA, University Cheikh Anta Diop
PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

Persis Driver
PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology
BComm, H.R. College of Commerce and Economics (Mumbai)
MComm, University of Mumbai
MAT, Dominican University
PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

Anne Drougas
PhD, Professor of Finance
BA, MA, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

Amal Dudar
MS, Lecturer of Physician Assistant Studies
BS, MS, The University of Toledo

Sophia N. Duffy
PhD, Associate Professor of Psychology
BA, University of Southern California
MA, California State University Dominguez Hills
PhD, DePaul University

Anthony W. Dunbar
PhD, Assistant Professor Information Studies
MLIS, PhD, University of California Los Angeles
MEd, Teaching & Learning, University of Utah
MA, Communications & Training, Governors State University
BA, Speech Communications, Eastern Illinois University

Jennifer Dunn
PhD, Professor of Communication
BA, MA, Kansas State University
PhD, Ohio University

Mary Pat Fallon
EdD, Associate Professor of Information Studies
BS, University of Wisconsin-Stout
MA, DePaul University
MLIS, Dominican University
EdD, Benedictine University

Zomary Flores-Cruz
PhD, Assistant Professor of Biology
BS, University of Puerto Rico, Humacao
MS, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Christopher Ben Freville
EdD, Assistant Professor of Education
BA, Bellarmine University
MTS, Catholic Theological Union
MS SPED, Dominican University
EdD, Loyola University Chicago

J. Brent Friesen
PhD, Professor of Chemistry
BA, Bethel College
PhD, University of Minnesota

Yijun Gao
PhD, Associate Professor of Information Studies
BA, Beijing Normal University
MLIS, PhD, University of Western Ontario

Cyrus Grant
MS, Professor of Computer Science
MS, Birla Institute of Technology and Science
MS, Washington State University
MBA, Dominican University

Yolxóchitl Guerrero
PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Social Work
BA, MSW, University of Illinois Chicago

Gerald Gulley
PhD, Professor of Physics
BA, Purdue University
MS, PhD, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Douglas Keberlein Gutierrez
PhD, Associate Professor of History
BA, Northwestern University
MA, PhD, Tulane University

Don Hamerly
PhD, Professor of Information Studies
BA, Lamar University
MLIS, PhD, University of Texas at Austin

Krista Hansen
MFA, Professor of Theatre Arts
BA, Indiana University
MFA, University of Arizona

Michel Harris
MS, Lecturer in Nutrition Science
BS, MS, Benedictine University

Joseph C. Heininger
PhD, Professor of English
BA, University of Toronto
MA, Fordham University
MA, PhD, University of Rochester

Claudia Herrera-Montero
PhD, Assistant Professor of Theology
Assistant Professor of Theology
BA, Universidad de Nuestra Senora del Rosario
MA, PhD, St. Thomas University

Derrick S. Hilton
PhD, Lecturer in Biology
BA, MA, PhD, Western Michigan University

Mark R. Hodges
PhD, Professor of Computer Science
BSE, MSE, PhD, University of Michigan

Patrick Homan
PhD, Professor of Political Science
BA, Illinois Wesleyan University
MA, American University
PhD, Northern Illinois University

Jane Hseu
PhD, Professor of English
BA, University of California, Los Angeles
MA, PhD, University of California, Irvine

Cheng Hsieh
DMSc, Lecturer of Physician Assistant Studies
BS, Northeastern Illinois University
AAS/NCCPA, Malcolm X College
MPAS, The University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley
DMSc, Southern Illinois University

Sujin Huggins
PhD, Professor of Information Studies
BA, University of the West Indies-Trinidad
MSLIS, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Maria Jefferson Walker
DNP, Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing
BS, MS, Olivet Nazarene University
DNP, University of St. Francis

Bill Jenkins
MFA, Associate Professor of Theatre Arts
BA, Western Maryland College
MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University

John Jenks
PhD, Professor of Journalism and History
BJ, University of Texas
MSc, London School of Economics
PhD, University of California, Berkeley

Tracy Jennings
EdD, Professor of Fashion Design and Merchandising
BS, MSEd, EdD, Northern Illinois University

McKinley Johnson
MA, Lecturer in Fashion Design
BFA, Howard University
MA, University of Illinois

Sarah E. Jones
PhD, Associate Professor in Nutrition Sciences
BA, College of Wooster
MS, University of Akron
PhD, Case Western Reserve University

Bill Kerr
MD, Professor of Art
BA, University of Virginia
MD, Illinois Institute of Technology

Denise E. King
MSN, Senior Lecturer in Nursing
BSN, Purdue University Calumet
MSN, Georgetown University

MD, Hassan Killidar
Lecturer of Health, Wellness, and Medical Studies
BS, Loyola University Chicago
MD, University of Medical Sciences (Poland)

Dennis Kirchen
EdD, Professor of Early Childhood Education
BA, National Louis University
MA, Loyola University
EdD, Northern Illinois University

Michael Kiyosaki
MBA, Clinical Professor of Information Systems
BS, MBA, University of Maryland

Elvira Kizilova
PhD, Assistant Professor of Marketing
PhD, West Virginia University
MPA, University of Arkansas
MPA, Odessa Regional Institute of Public Administration of
National Academy of Public Adminstration under the President of Ukraine
BA, MIM, The Crimean Institute for Environmental Protection and Resort Construction, (Ukraine)
 
Adrian Kok
PhD, Associate Professor of Social Work
BA, BSS, MSS, National University of Singapore
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Stacy Kowalczyk
PhD, Professor of Information Studies
BA, Lewis University
MLIS, Dominican University
PhD, Indiana University

Anthony J. Krafnick
PhD, Associate Professor of Psychology
BS, St. Joseph’s University
PhD, Georgetown University

Scott A. Kreher
PhD, Associate Professor of Biology
BS, Truman State University
PhD, Yale University

Yuanqing Li
PhD, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship
BA, Henan Normal University
ME, Minzu University of China
MBA, PhD, University of Texas at Rio-Grande Valley

Kate Marek
PhD, Professor of Information Studies
BA, University of Texas at Austin
MALS, Dominican University
PhD, Emporia State University

Rose Ann Mathai
PhD, Assistant Professor of Nutrition Sciences
BS, Miami University
MS, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Susan McDonough
PhD, Senior Lecturer in Education
BS, Illinois State University
MEd, PhD, University of Illinois

Ellen McManus
PhD, Professor of English
BA, MA, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

Timothy Milinovich
PhD, Associate Professor of Theology
BA, St. Vincent College
MA, Yale Divinity School
PhD, The Catholic University of America

Anita Miller
EdD, Associate Professor of Education
BA, Greenville College
MS, EdD, Northern Illinois University

James Miller
MS, Clinical Professor of Management
BS, Oberlin College
MS, Capella University

Kevin Miller
MSW, Assistant Professor of Social Work
BA, Dominican University
MA, MSW, Loyola University Chicago
 
Shelly Ann Miller
MD, Lecturer, Physician Assistant Studies
BS, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York
MD, Rush University
 
Jeanette Mokry
PhD, Associate Professor of Mathematics
BS, Elon University
MS, PhD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
 
Estevan Montaño
MLIS, University Librarian
BA, University of New Mexico
MLIS, University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

Lawrence Morgan
MA, Clinical Professor of Economics
AB, St. Louis University
MA, University of Chicago

Cristina Mostacero-Pinilla
PhD, Assistant Professor in Spanish Language and Transcultural Studies
BA, University of Zaragoza (Spain)
BA, University Carlos III (Spain)
MA, University of Zaragoza (Spain)
MA, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Clinton Nichols, III
PhD, Assistant Professor of Criminology
BA, Macalester College
MA, PhD, Northwestern University

Laura Niesen de Abruña
Phd, Professor of English
BA, Smith College
MSEd, University of Pennsylvania
MA, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
 

Michael Nkuzi Nnam
PhD, Professor of Philosophy
BA, MA, PhD, DePaul University

Sophia Blea Nuñez
PhD, Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish
AB, Washington University
MA, PhD, Princeton University
 
Lauren O’Connor
PhD, Visiting Instructor in the Core Curriculum
BA, Illinois Wesleyan University
MA, Roosevelt University
PhD, Bowling Green State University

Kathleen Odell
PhD, Associate Professor of Economics
BS, University of Puget Sound
MUPP, MA, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

Liesl Miller Orenic
PhD, Professor of History
BA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MA, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University

Gema Ortega
PhD, Associate Professor in English
BA, University of Huelva, Spain
MA, Saint Xavier University
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Christina Perez
PhD, Associate Professor of Sociology
BA, Northeastern Illinois University
MA, PhD, Loyola University Chicago

Lisa Amor Petrov
PhD, Associate Professor of Spanish
BA, Oberlin College
MA, Tulane University
MA, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Elena Petrusevska
MMS, Lecturer in Physician Assistant Studies
BS, Lewis University
MMS, Midwestern University

Chavella T. Pittman
PhD, Professor of Sociology
BPh, Miami University
MA, PhD, University of Michigan

Christine M. Platt
MBA, Assistant Professor of Communication
BBA, University of Central Arkansas
MBA, Baylor University

Yamunadevi Puraikalan
PhD, Associate Professor of Nutrition
BS, MS, MPh, University of Madras
PhD, Bharathiar University

Sara B. (Miller) Quinn
PhD, Associate Professor of Mathematics
BS, Loyola University Chicago
MS, PhD, University of Notre Dame 

Emily Radlowski
PhD, Associate Professor of Nutrition Sciences
BS, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Christine Ranieri
MS, Visiting Lecturer in Nutrition Science
BA, MS, University of Illinois Chicago

Khalid Razaki
PhD, Professor of Accounting
BE, N.E.D. Engineering University
MS, Oklahoma State University
MA, MS, PhD, University of Illinois at  Urbana-Champaign

Brooke Reavey
PhD, Associate Professor of Marketing
BBA, LaSalle University
MS, Temple University
PhD, Drexel University

CarrieLynn D. Reinhard
PhD, Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences
BA, University of Wisconsin-Madison
MA, PhD, Ohio State University 

Ariel Rogers
MBA, Visiting Instructor in the Core Curriculum
BA, Princeton University
MBA, Northwestern University

Chad Rohman
PhD, Professor of English
BA, MA, Michigan State University
PhD, Bowling Green State University

Derek Ruth
PhD, Associate Professor of Strategic Management
BS, McMaster University
MBA, University of Alberta
PhD, Purdue University

Joseph Sagerer
PhD, Senior Lecturer in Physics
BS, Eastern Illinois University
MS, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago 

Cecilia Salvatore
PhD, Professor of Information Studies
BA, Nazareth College of Rochester
MLS, State University of New York at Buffalo
PhD, University of Texas at Austin

Josephine Sarvis
PhD, Professor of Education
BA, MEd, Boston College
PhD, Loyola University

James Scherrer
PhD, Associate Professor of Social Work
MSW, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

Kathleen Schmidt-Nebril
MS, Senior Lecturer in Chemistry
BS, MS, Northeastern Illinois University

Susanne Schmitz
PhD, Professor of Economics
BA, BS, MS, PhD, University of Kentucky

Penny Silvers
EdD, Professor of Education
BS, Northwestern University
MEd, Xavier University
EdD, National Louis University

John Snakenborg
PhD, Assistant Professor of Education
BA, San Francisco State University
MEd, Roosevelt University
PhD, University of Illinois

Karen Snow
PhD, Professor of Information Studies
BA, Trinity University
MS, PhD, University of North Texas

Julia Sonnichsen

MS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies
BS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MS, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

Frank Spidale
MFA, Assistant Professor of Art
BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
MFA, American University

Aliza Steurer
PhD, Associate Professor of Mathematics
BA, St. Mary’s College of Maryland
PhD, University of Maryland

Michelle Sweeney
PhD, Professor of English
BA, New York University
AM, University of Michigan
PhD, University of Dublin, Trinity College

Steve Szegedi
MLIS, University Archivist and Special Collections Librarian
BA - Rutgers University
MLIS - Dominican University

Suhad Tabahi
PhD, Associate Professor of Social Work
BSW, Northeastern Illinois University
AM, University of Chicago
PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

Tina Taylor-Ritzler
PhD, Professor of Psychology
BS, Loyola University Chicago
MA, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

Jeffery Timander Cote de Luna
MFA, Professor of Art
BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
MFA, Yale School of Art

Tonia Triggiano
PhD, Professor of Italian
BA, Rosary College
MA, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Jonathan Uebelhor
MSN, Senior Lecturer in Nursing
BS, Indiana University
BSN, University of Southern Maine
MSN, Loyola University Chicago

John Vail
JD, Clinical Professor of Law and Ethics
BA, JD Loyola University Chicago

Michelle F. VanNatta
PhD, Professor of Criminology
BA, Macalester College
MA, PhD, Northwestern University

Leticia Villarreal Sosa
PhD, Professor of Social Work
BSW, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
AM, PhD, University of Chicago

Debra Vinci-Minogue
EdD, Associate Professor of Education
BA, Bradley University
MA, St. Xavier University
EdD, Loyola University

Richard Walstra
PhD, Assistant Professor of Accounting
BA, Calvin College
MBA, University of Michigan
PhD, Argosy University

Lisa Tama Weisman
PhD, Professor of Philosophy
BS, Cornell University
MA, PhD, DePaul University

Clodagh Weldon
DPhil, Professor of Theology
BA, MA, DPhil, University of Oxford

Allyson A. West
PhD, Lecturer in Nutrition Sciences
BS University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
PhD, Cornell University

Christine Wilson
MA, Visiting Instructor in the Core Curriculum
BA, Marquette University
MA, George Mason University

Nicolas Winter
PhD, Associate Professor of Chemistry
BS, University of California, Berkeley
PhD, University of California, Santa Cruz

Noelle Allen Wright
MFA, Associate Professor of Art
BA, Smith College
MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Sheila Yousuf-Abramson
LCSW, Instructor
BSW, University of Illinois at Chicago
MSW, University of Illinois at Chicago

Aaron Zerhusen
PhD, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
BS, University of Kentucky
MS, PhD, Purdue University

Laurie Zack
MSN, Assistant Professor of Nursing
BSN, University of St. Francis
MA, Lewis University
MSN, Benedictine University
MSN,  Olivet Nazarene University

Hassan Zamir
PhD, Associate Professor of Information Studies
BA, MA, University of Dhaka
PhD, University of South Carolina

William Zic
DNP, Assistant Professor of Nursing
MSN, Loyola University New Orleans
DNP, Chamberlain University