Graceland University Faculty

Steven L. Anders PhD

Professor of Economics

Paul Beck, PhD

Professor of Economics

Linda DeBarthe PhD

Professor of Accounting

Jeff McElroy MBA

Associate Professor Business Administration

Larry Murphy MBA

Associate Professor of Accounting

Max Pitt, MBA

Associate Professor Business

Robert A. Poulton PhD

Dean of C.H. Sandage School of Business; Associate Professor of Economics

Anthony Chvala-Smith, PhD

Assistant Professor of Theology and Scripture

Matthew J. Frizzell, PhD

Dean, Community of Christ Seminary

Dale Luffman, DMin

Faculty Associate

Lee Bash, PhD

Dean, Edmund J. Gleazer School of Education

Tanya Coffelt, EdD

Associate Professor of Education

Michele Dickey-Kotz, EdD

Professor of Education

Allison Dudley, EdD

Associate Professor of Education

Jane Hall Chaillie, EdD

Assistant Professor of Education

Debbi Leialoha PhD

Professor of Education/Associate Dean of Graduate Studies

Shelly Leialoha-Hartstack, PhD

Associate Professor of Education

Dennis McElroy PhD

Professor of Education

Obie Austin MSN

Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing

Angela Gaba MSN

Clinical Instructor of Nursing

Carol Green PhD

Professor of Nursing

Urmila Harold MSN, RN

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Claudia D. Horton, PhD

Interim Vice President for the Independence Campus and Dean, School of Nursing

Linda Howell MSN

Associate Professor of Nursing

Michelle Julian Phd(c), MSN, RN

Assistant Professor of Nursing/MOKAN Coordinator

Kathy Lenz

Assistant Clinical Professor - Graduate Nursing

Sharon Little-Stoetzel PhD

Associate Dean, Professor of Nursing

Jolene Lynn PhD, RN

Assistant Professor of Nursing - Graduate Nursing

Kathleen Mammen MSN

Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing

MaryAnn Martin DNP, FNP, MBA

Assistant Professor School of Nursing

Jan Rice PhD

Associate Dean, Professor of Nursing

Wilai Rojjanasrirat, PhD

Professor of Nursing

Jeri Sindt, MSN

Associate Professor of Nursing

Beverly South MSN

Associate Professor of Nursing

Thelma Sword EdD

Professor of Nursing

Ginger Vaughn MSN-FNP

Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing

Susan Vogelsmeier DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

Associate Professor and FNP Program Coordinator

Barb Voshall, DNP

Professor of Nursing

Cindy Waits MSN

Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing

Laurel Welty MSN-FNP

Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing

Dustin Williams DNP

Assistant Professor of Nursing

John Wood MSN

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Brian J. White, PhD

Interim VP of Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty and Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Sara Blessing, MM

Instructor of Music

Erin Bodnar, DMA

Assistant Professor of Music

Jack Ergo, MM

Piano/Harpsichord Orchestral Studies, Associate Professor of Music

Julia Franklin, MFA

Professor of Art

Karen Gergely MFA

Assistant Professor of Art, Art Department Coordinator

Gary Heisserer PhD

Professor of Theatre

Tracy Salter, MFA

Associate Professor of Theatre

Bryan Gatzke, MS

Division Chair, Instructor of Health and Movement Science

Stew McDole, ReD

Professor of Physical Education

Jessica Wallace MA

Instructor of Health and Movement Science

Anthony Chvala-Smith, PhD

Assistant Professor of Theology and Scripture

Catherine Clifford, PhD PhD

Assistant Professor of English

Cris Karmas, PhD

Professor of English

Ildo Kim

Assistant Professor of Communication

Raquel Moreira, PhD

Assistant Professor of Communication

Dan Platt, PhD

Assistant Professor of English

Isaac Pressnell, MFA

Division Chair, Assistant Professor of English

Kristin Seemuth Whaley PhD

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Jacob Belmore, MS

Instructor of Computer Science

Kevin Brunner PhD

Professor of Information Technology

Jeff Draves

Professor of Chemistry

Teri Foster, PharmD

Associate Professor Biology

Paul Johnson PhD

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Brad Mercer, PhD

Professor of Chemistry

Tyler Mitchell

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Jennifer Poulton, PhD

Professor of Biology

Dan Pratt, PhD

Division Chair, Professor of Chemistry

Mary Shawgo PhD

Associate Professor of Biology

Jason Smith, PhD

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Bradley Brewster PhD

Assistant Professor of Sociology

David Devonis, PhD

Professor of Psychology

John Franklin PhD

Associate Professor History

Steve Glazer PhD

Professor of History

Adam Martin, PhD

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Amy Salmeto-Johnson, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Brian Smith, PhD

Division Chair, Professor Psychology

Jessica Ziegler

Assistant Professor, Division of Social Science