Graceland University Faculty

C.H. Sandage School of Business | Community of Christ Seminary | Edmund J. Gleazer School of Education | School of Nursing | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences | Division of Visual & Performing Arts | Division of Health & Movement Science | Division of Humanities | Division of Science & Mathematics | Division of Social Science

C.H. Sandage School of Business

Steven L. Anders, PhD

Dean, CH Sandage School of Business

  • 641-784-5178

Paul Beck, PhD

Professor of Economics, CH Sandage School of Business

  • 641-784-5176

Linda DeBarthe, PhD

Professor of Accounting, CH Sandage School of Business

  • 641-784-5177

Kerry Gale, MBA

Asst Professor of Business Admin, CH Sandage School of Business

  • 641-784-5173

Jeff McElroy, MBA

Assistant Professor Business, CH Sandage School of Business

  • 641-784-5179

Carrie Melcher, MPA

Assistant Professor Accounting, CH Sandage School of Business

  • 641-784-5172

Max Pitt, MBA

Associate Professor of Business, CH Sandage School of Business

  • 641-784-5348

Robert Poulton, PhD

Associate Professor of Economics, CH Sandage School of Business

  • 641-784-5431

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Community of Christ Seminary

Matt Frizzell, PhD

Dean, Community of Christ Seminary

  • 641-784-5276

Tony Chvala-Smith, PhD

Assistant Professor of Religion, Community of Christ Seminary

  • 816-521-2344

Priscilla Eppinger, PhD

Professor of Religion, Community of Christ Seminary

  • 641-784-5154

Daniel Frayer-Griggs

Faculty Associate, Community of Christ Seminary

Dale Luffman

Faculty Associate, Community of Christ Seminary

  • 816-521-3028

Mark Scherer

Community of Christ Historian, Community of Christ Seminary

  • 816-521-2338

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Edmund J. Gleazer School of Education

Scott Huddleston, EdD

Interim Dean, Edmund J. Gleazer School of Education

  • 641-784-5226

Jane Hall Chaillie, MEd

Assistant Professor of Education, Edmund J. Gleazer School of Education

  • 641-784-5444

Tanya Coffelt, EdD

Associate Professor of Education, Edmund J. Gleazer School of Education

  • 641-784-5263

Michele Dickey-Kotz, EdD

Professor of Education, Edmund J. Gleazer School of Education

  • 641-784-5202

Allison Dudley, EdD

Associate Professor of Education, Edmund J. Gleazer School of Education

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Margo Frizzell, EdD

Assistant Professor of Education, Edmund J. Gleazer School of Education

  • 641-784-5252

Beth Gregory, EdD

Assistant Professor of Education, Edmund J. Gleazer School of Education

  • 816-423-4746

Nancy Halferty, EdD

Professor of Education, Edmund J. Gleazer School of Education

  • 641-784-5251

Sandy Hamar, EdD

PDS Coordinator, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Associate Professor of Education, Edmund J. Gleazer School of Education

  • 816-423-4743

Debbi Leialoha, PhD

Professor of Education/Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, Edmund J. Gleazer School of Education

  • 816-423-4741

Shelly Leialoha-Hartstack, PhD

Associate Professor Education, Edmund J. Gleazer School of Education

  • 641-784-5489

Sherry Leialoha-Waipa, PhD

Associate Professor Education, Edmund J. Gleazer School of Education

  • 712-542-2399

Dennis McElroy, PhD

Professor Education, Edmund J. Gleazer School of Education

  • 641-784-5292

Lisa Thomas, PhD

Associate Professor Education, Edmund J. Gleazer School of Education

  • 662-615-0513

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School of Nursing

Claudia Horton, PhD

Dean School of Nursing, Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing

  • 816-833-0524 x4670

Ava Chase

Clinical Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing

  • 816-833-0524 x4223

Carol Green

Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing

  • 816-833-0524 x4682

Michelle Hornack, MSN

Assistant Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing

  • 816-833-0524 x4684

Linda Howell, MSN

Associate Professor Nursing, School of Nursing

  • 816-833-0524 x4683

Kathleen Lenz, MS

Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing

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Sharon Little-Stoetzel, PhD

Associate Dean, Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing

  • 816-833-0524 x4685

Kathleen Mammen

Assistant Clinical Professor Nursing, School of Nursing

  • 816-833-0524 x4687

Jan Rice, PhD

Professor & Associate Dean, School of Nursing

  • 816-833-0524 x4671

Wilai Rojjanasrirat

Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing

  • 816-833-0524 x4688

Maneewan Seay

Associate Professor, School of Nursing

  • 816-423-4695

Larry Simmons, PhD

Assistant Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing

  • 816-833-0524 x4680

Jeri Sindt, MSN

Associate Professor Nursing, School of Nursing

  • 816-833-0524 x4209

Beverly South, MSN

Associate Professor Nursing, School of Nursing

  • 816-833-0524 x4691

Thelma Sword, EdD

Professor Nursing, School of Nursing

  • 816-833-0524 x4693

Diana Tilton, MSN

Assistant Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing

  • 816-833-0524 x4692

Ginger Vaughn

Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing

  • 816-423-4681

Susan Vogelsmeier

Associate Clinical Instructor, School of Nursing

  • 816-833-0524 x4696

Barb Voshall, DNP

Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing

  • 816-833-0524 x4697

Cindy Waits, MSN

Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing

  • 816-833-0524 x4698

Laurel Welty

Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing

Dustin Williams

Assistant Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing

  • 816-423-4699

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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Brian White, PhD

Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • 641-784-5162

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Division of Visual & Performing Arts

Adam Groh, DMA

Division Chair, Assistant Professor of Music, Division of Visual and Performing Arts

  • 641-784-5275
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Sara Blessing, MM

Instructor of Music, Division of Visual and Performing Arts

  • 641-784-5082

Erin Bodnar, DMA

Assistant Professor of Music, Division of Visual and Performing Arts

  • 642-784-5273

Jack Ergo, MM

Piano/Harpsichord Orchestral Studies, Associate Professor of Music, Division of Visual and Performing Arts

  • 641-784-5398

Julia Franklin, MFA

Professor of Art, Division of Visual and Performing Arts

  • 641-784-5329

Karen Gergely, MFA

Assistant Professor of Art, Division of Visual and Performing Arts

  • 641-784-5327

Gary Heisserer, PhD

Professor of Theatre, Division of Visual and Performing Arts

  • 641-784-5265

Elijah Loving, MA

Instructor of Graphic Design, Division of Visual and Performing Arts

Lee Maples, MFA

Assistant Professor of Theatre and Scene Designer, Division of Visual and Performing Arts

  • 641-784-5385

Tracy Salter, MFA

Associate Professor Theatre, Division of Visual and Performing Arts

  • 641-784-5268

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Division of Health & Movement Science

Brian Gatzke, MS

Division Chair, Instructor of Health and Movement Science, Division of Health and Movement Science

  • 641-784-5087

Alan Dykens, EdD

Assistant Professor of Physical Education, Division of Health and Movement Science

  • 641-784-5496

Chad McDole, MS

Instructor of Health and Movement Sciences, Division of Health and Movement Science

  • 641-784-5081

Stew McDole, ReD

Professor of Physical Education, Division of Health and Movement Science

  • 641-784-5315

Andrew Miller, MA

Athletic Training Program Director, Division of Health and Movement Science

  • 641-784-5411

Jessica Wallace, MA

Instructor of Health and Movement Science, Division of Health and Movement Science

  • 641-784-5186

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Division of Humanities

Isaac Pressnell, MFA

Division Chair, Assistant Professor of English, Division of Humanities

  • 641-784-5442

Brittany Beckner, PhD

Assistant Professor of Communication, Division of Humanities

  • 641-784-5141

Priscilla Eppinger, PhD

Professor of Religion, Division of Humanities

  • 641-784-5154

Barbara Hiles Mesle, PhD

Professor of English, Division of Humanities

  • 641-784-5153

Enrique Jimenez, PhD

Professor of Spanish, Division of Humanities

  • 641-784-5156

Cris Karmas, PhD

Professor of English, Division of Humanities

  • 641-784-5158

Bob Mesle, PhD

Professor of Philosophy, Division of Humanities

  • 641-784-5184

Raquel Moreira, PhD

Assistant Professor of Communication, Division of Humanities

  • 641-784-5499

Dan Platt, PhD

Assistant Professor of English, Division of Humanities

  • 641-784-5159

Tim Robbins, PhD

Assistant Professor of English, Division of Humanities

  • 641-784-5159
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Division of Science & Mathematics

Dan Pratt, PhD

Division Chair, Professor of Chemistry, Division of Science and Math

  • 641-784-5281

Jacob Belmore, MS

Instructor of Computer Science, Division of Science and Math

  • 641-784-5294

Kevin Brunner, PhD

Professor of Information Technology, Division of Science and Math

  • 641-784-5175

Teri Foster, PharmD

Associate Professor of Biology, Division of Science and Math

  • 641-784-5287

Paul Johnson, PhD

Associate Professor of Mathematics, Division of Science and Math

  • 641-784-5286

Brad Mercer, PhD

Professor of Chemistry, Division of Science and Math

  • 641-784-5293

Jennifer Poulton, PhD

Professor of Biology, Division of Science and Math

  • 641-784-5288

Mary Shawgo, PhD

Associate Professor of Biology, Division of Science and Math

  • 641-784-5363

Jason Smith, PhD

Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Division of Science and Math

  • 641-784-5282

Ron Smith, PhD

Professor of Mathematics, Division of Science and Math

  • 641-784-5283

Ru Zhu, PhD

Assistant Professor of Physics and CSIT, Division of Science and Math

  • 641-784-5284

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Division of Social Science

Brian Smith, PhD

Division Chair, Professor Psychology, Division of Social Science

  • 641-784-5264

Bradley Brewster, PhD

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Division of Social Science

  • 641-784-5354

David Devonis, PhD

Professor of Psychology, Division of Social Science

  • 641-784-5376

John Franklin, PhD

Associate Professor History, Division of Social Science

  • 641-784-5432

Steve Glazer, PhD

Professor of History, Division of Social Science

  • 641-784-5182

Taylor Houston, PhD

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Division of Social Science

  • 641-784-5185

Adam Martin, PhD

Assistant Prof Political Sci, Division of Social Science

  • 641-784-5457

Amy Salmeto-Johnson, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Division of Social Science

  • 641-784-5291

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