Graceland University Faculty

Justin Akers, MS

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

Steven L. Anders, PhD

Professor of Economics

Paul Binnicker, MBA

Director Center Graduate Studies, Adjunct Faculty - Business Administration

Jeff McElroy, EdD

Dean - C.H. Sandage School of Business, Associate Professor of Business Administration, Sam Walton Fellow

Donovan Nelson, EdD

Assistant Professor of Sport Management

Max Pitt, MBA

Associate Professor of Business

Robert A. Poulton, PhD

Associate Professor of Economics

Brandi Shay, MBA

Assistant Professor of Accounting

David N. Anderson, DMin

Faculty Associate

Jared Beverly, MTS, PhD-c

Seminary Faculty Associate

Anthony Chvala-Smith, PhD

Assistant Professor of Theology and Scripture, Paul E. Morden Seminary Chair of Religion

Charmaine Chvala-Smith

Seminary Chaplain, Focus Session Coordinator

Zac Harmon-McLaughlin, DMin-c

Director and faculty member of the Community of Christ Seminary

Barbara Walden, MA

Faculty Associate - Community of Christ Seminary

Sharon Ward

Admissions, Administrative Assistant to the Dean - Seminary

Jane Chaillie, EdD

Assistant Professor of Education

Tanya Coffelt, EdD

Associate Professor of Education

Michele Dickey-Kotz, EdD

Dean - Gleazer School of Education

Allison Dudley, EdD

Associate Professor of Education

Debbi Leialoha, PhD

Professor of Education

Shelly Leialoha-Hartstack, PhD

Associate Professor of Education

Dennis McElroy, PhD

Professor of Education

Samantha Byrnes, RN, BSN

Clinical Adjunct - School of Nursing

Elise Craig, MSN, RN, CPN

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Urmila Harold, DNP, MSN, RN

Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing

Melanie Hijaz

Assistant Clinical Professor

Shawnna Jackson, MSN, RN, PHNA-BC

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Kathleen Lenz

Clinical Instructor of Nursing - Graduate

Kathleen Mammen, MSN

Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing

MaryAnn Martin, DNP, FNP, MBA

Assistant Professor School of Nursing, DNP Program Coordinator

Angela Martinez-Mills, MSN

Clinical Instructor of Nursing

Lydia Mejia-Johnson, DNP, RN, CHFP

Assistant Teaching Professor - School of Nursing

Wilai Rojjanasrirat, PhD, RN, IBCLC

Professor of Nursing, Director of Research and Scholarship

Jeri Sindt, MSN

Associate Professor of Nursing

Ginger Vaughn-Pullin, DNP, NE, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Susan Vogelsmeier, DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

Associate Professor of Nursing and FNP Program Coordinator

Barb Voshall, DNP

Professor of Nursing

Diane Weinreich, MSN

Assistant Clinical Professor, Graduate Nursing

John Wood, MSN

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Brian J. White, PhD

Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Ravil "Bo" Atlas, MM

Adjunct Instructor of Low Brass

Sara Blessing, MM

Director of Choral/Vocal Activities, Instructor of Music

Christopher Brandt, DMA

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music, Director of Bands

Steve Charlson, BA

Adjunct Instructor of Bass

Stephen Cunningham, MM

Adjunct Voice Professor

Jack Ergo, MM

Piano/Harpsichord Orchestral Studies, Associate Professor of Music

Karen Gergely, MFA

Division Chair - Visual & Performing Arts, Assistant Professor of Art, Art Department Coordinator

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Bilawal Khoso, MFA

Assistant Professor of Art

Melinda Leoce, MM

Instructor of Percussion and Director of Athletic Bands, Music Department Coordinator

Kimberly Manuel, MFA

Assistant Professor of Theatre and Scene Design

Tracy Salter, MFA

Coordinator - Theatre Department, Associate Professor of Theatre

Tom Woldt, PhD

Adjunct Faculty - Theatre

Jacob Zimmerman

Adjunct Faculty - Art Instructor

Bryan Gatzke, MS, CSCS, PES, CES

Division Chair, Assistant Professor of Health and Movement Science

James Geiselman, DC, DACBN, MS, EMT-P

Assistant Professor of Allied Health

Cory Hoff, MA

Head Men's Basketball Coach, Adjunct Faculty - Sport Management

Stew McDole, ReD

Professor of Physical Education

Andrew Miller, MAT, ATC, LAT, PES, CES

Instructor of Athletic Training

Donovan Nelson, EdD

Assistant Professor of Sport Management

Phyllis O'Daniels, PhD

Adjunct Faculty - Division of Health and Movement Science and Edmund J. Gleazer School of Education

Jessica Wallace, MA, ATC, LAT

Health and Movement Science Major Program Director Faculty

Anthony Chvala-Smith, PhD

Assistant Professor of Theology and Scripture, Paul E. Morden Seminary Chair of Religion

Catherine Clifford, PhD

Assistant Professor of English

Meghan Hurley Powell, PhD

Adjunct Instructor of English

Ildo Kim, PhD

Assistant Professor of Communication

Jonathan Montalvo, PhD

Assistant Professor of Spanish

Raquel Moreira, PhD

Associate Professor of Communication

Dan Platt, PhD

Assistant Professor of English

Roger Powell, PhD

Writing and Tutoring Center Director

Isaac Pressnell, MFA

Division Chair, Associate Professor of English

Tim Robbins, PhD

Assistant Professor of English

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Kristin Seemuth Whaley, PhD

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Kevin Brunner, PhD

Division Chair - Science & Math, Professor of Information Technology

Jeff Draves, PhD

Professor of Chemistry

Teri Foster, PharmD

Professor of Biology

Paul Johnson, PhD

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Tyler Mitchell, PhD

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Kyung Eun Park, DSc

Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Information Technology

Jennifer Poulton, PhD

Professor of Biology

Dan Pratt, PhD

Professor of Chemistry

Mary Shawgo, PhD

Associate Professor of Biology

Jason Smith, Phd

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Bob Askelson, MA

Adjunct Instructor of Criminal Justice

Laurie Browne, PsyD

Adjunct Faculty - Psychology

David Devonis, PhD

Professor of Psychology

John Franklin, PhD

Professor of History

Steven A. Glazer, PhD

Professor of History

Adam Martin, PhD

Associate Professor of Political Science

Mandy Sims, PhD

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Brian C. Smith, PhD

Division Chair, Professor of Psychology

Jeremy R. Yenger, EdD

Adjunct Faculty - Social Science