Graceland University Welcomes 10 New Faculty Members

New faculty members for 2017-18 school year: Jeff Draves, PhD; Tyler Mitchell, PhD; James Geiselman, DC, MS, EMT-P; Jonathan Montalvo, PhD; Chris King, PhD; Kristin Seemuth-Whaley, PhD; Jessica Ziegler, PhD; Melinda Leoce, MM; and Ildo Kim, PhD

Our new faculty members have arrived on campus and are completing their first week of instructing their new classes. We are excited for a successful 2017-18. Meet our newcomers (from left to right):

Jeffrey Draves, PhD – Professor of Chemistry
Tyler Mitchell, PhD – Assistant Professor of Mathematics
James Geiselman, DC, MS, EMT-P – Assistant Professor of Allied Health
Jonathan Montalvo, PhD – Assistant Professor of Spanish
Chris King, MS – Assistant Professor of Physical Education
Kristin Seemuth-Whaley, PhD – Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Jessica Ziegler, PhD – Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Melinda Leoce, MM – Assistant Professor of Music
Ildo Kim, PhD – Assistant Professor of Communications
Brian McSherry, JD  – Assistant Professor of Graphic Design (**not pictured)