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Personnel List

President of McPherson College

Michael P. Schneider, Ed.D., McPherson, Kansas

Faculty

Photo directory of current Faculty

Allan Ayella, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. (2007)
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., Makerere Uni, Kla-Uganda; M.S., Ph.D., Kansas State University.

Edward Barr, B.A., B.S., M.A. (2010)
Assistant Professor of Technology
B.A., University of the South; B.S., McPherson College; M.A., University of Kansas.

Becki Bowman, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (2006)
Associate Professor of Communication (2012)
B.A., McPherson College; M.A., Wichita State University; Ph.D., Kent State University.

Jd. Bowman, B.A., M.A., M.F.A. (2005)
Associate Professor of Theatre (2011)
B.A., McPherson College; M.A., M.F.A., Kent State University.

Ku-Sup Chin, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (2003)
Associate Professor of Behavioral Science: Sociology (2009)
B.A., Korea University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Irvine.

Bruce Clary, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (1983)
Vice President for Academic Affairs (2014)
Professor of English (2014)Maurice Hess Chair in English (2000)
B.A., McPherson College; M.A., Wichita State University; Ph.D., Kansas State University.

Wayne A. Conyers, B.A., M.A., M.F.A. (1983)
Professor of Art (2005)
B.A., Bethany College; M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City; M.F.A., Fort Hays State University.

Steven Crain, B.S., M.A., M.A., M.A., Ph.D. (2012)
Associate Professor of Philosophy & Religion
B.S., Stanford University; M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary; M.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame.

Joe Dickhudt, B.S., M.B.A. (2005)
Associate Professor of Technology (2012)
B.S., California State Polytechnic University; M.B.A., College of William and Mary, Virginia.

Kerry Dobbins, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (2010)
Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Skidmore College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

John Dollarhide, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (2014)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.A., Arizona State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University.

Michael Dudley, B.S., B.S. (2014)
Assistant Professor of Technology
B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; B.S., McPherson College.

Laura Workman Eells, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (1996)
Associate Professor of Behavioral Science: Sociology (2002)
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Jodi Ehling, B.S., M.A.t. (2011)
Assistant Professor of Physical Education (2013)
Assistant Athletic Trainer
B.S., M.A.T., University of Central Missouri;, ATC.

Dee Erway-Sherwood, B.F.A., M.F.A. (2003)
Associate Professor (2010)
Program Director of Graphic Design (2004)

B.F.A., M.F.A., Fort Hays State University.

Jonathan Frye, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. (1993)
Professor of Natural Science (2011)
B.S., Lebanon Valley College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Virginia.

Rodney Gieselman, B.S., M.B.A. (2003)
Associate Professor of Business (2009)
Director of Program Development (2003)
B.S., University of Nebraska-Kearney; M.B.A., Bellarmine University.

Curtis Goodwin, A.S., B.S., M.S. (2014)
Associate Professor of Technology
A.S., Colby Community College;, B.S., M.S., Pittsburg State University.

Garrick Green, A.t., B.A., M.S. (2001)
Associate Professor of Technology (2013)
A.T., B.A., McPherson College; M.S., Pittsburg State University.

Michaela Groeblacher, B.A., M.F.A. (2014)
Assistant Professor of Art
B.A., McPherson College ; M.F.A., Fort Hays State University.

James Haritatos, B.A., M.S.W. (1997)
Assistant Professor of Behavioral Sciences (2001)
B.A., Valparaiso University; M.S.W., Saint Louis University.

Dale Hartley, B.A., M.A., M.B.A., Ph.D. (2015)
Assistant Professor of Business
B.A., University of West Georgia; M.A., New York Institute of Technology; M.B.A., Ottawa University; Ph.D. Capella University.

Daniel J. Hoffman, B.S., M.Ed. (1982)
Associate Professor of Physical Education (1993)
B.S., Manchester College; M.Ed., Wichita State University.

Kyle Hopkins, B.A., B.M.e., M.M. (2013)
Associate Professor of Music
Band Director
B.A., University of Kansas; B.M.E., Washburn University; M.M., Kansas State University.

Shane Kirchner, B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D. (2004)
Associate Professor of Education (2012)
B.A., McPherson College; M.Ed., Wichita State University; ESL Licensure, Emporia State University; Ph.D., Kansas State University.

Manjula Koralegedara, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. (2010)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka; M.S., Ph.D., Wichita State University.

Sheron Lawson, A.B., M.B.A., D.i.B.A. (2013)
Assistant Professor of Business
B.A., Augustana College; M.B.A., Keller (DeVry) Graduate School of Management; D.I.B.A., Nova Southeastern University.

Carl Lund, A.A., B.S., M.S., M.S., M.L.S., M.A., M.A. (2012)
Assistant Professor of Education
A.A., Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College; B.S., University of Wisconsin- Superior; M.S., M.S., M.L.S., Emporia State University; M.A., M.A., Wichita State University.

ShaRhonda Maclin, B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D. (2006)
Assistant Professor of Education
Dean of Students (2012)
B.S., McPherson College, M.Ed., University of Oklahoma; Ph.D., Capella University.

Ami Martinez, B.A., M.Ed. (2012)
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., M.Ed., Wichita State University.

Lorena Medrano, B.A., M.S., M.S., M.A. (2013)
Assistant Professor of Spanish
B.A., Universidad Rafael Urdaneta; M.S., Universidad del Zulia; M.S., M.A., University of Missouri-Columbia.

Bryan D. Midgley, B.S., M.A., Ph.D. (2000)
Associate Professor of Behavioral Science: Psychology (2006)
B.S., Eastern Michigan University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas.

Joshua Norris, B.A., M.M., D.M.A. (2012)
Assistant Professor of Music
B.A., Luther College; M.M., Texas State University; D.M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

David O’Dell, B.S., M.B.A. (1979)
Professor of Accounting (2003)
B.S., McPherson College; M.B.A., Emporia State University.

Christopher Paulsen, A.T., B.S., M.S. (2004)
Assistant Professor of Technology
A.T., B.S., McPherson College; M.S., Pittsburg State University.

Vicki Schmidt, A.A.S., B.S., M.S. (2015)
Assistant Professor of Education
A.A.S., Kansas State University; B.S., Fort Hays State University; M.S., Baker University.

Herbert Smith, B.A., M. Div., Ph.D. (1982)
Professor of Philosophy and Religion (1994)
Burton Metzler Chair in Philosophy and Religion (1999)
B.A., Elizabethtown College; M.Div., Bethany Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School.

Kimberly Diane Stanley, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (1988)
Professor of English (1997)
B.A., Trinity University; M.A., St. John’s College at Santa Fe; Ph.D., University of Texas.

Tim Swartzendruber, B.S., M.Ed. (2008)
Head Coach, Men’s Basketball
Assistant Professor of Physical Education (2009)
B.S., Bethel College; M.Ed., Wichita State University.

Karlene Morphew Tyler, B.A., M.A. (1975)
Associate Professor of Speech and Theatre (2000)
Director of Alumni and Constituent Relations (2014)
B.A., McPherson College; M.A., Emporia State University.

Ricky W. Tyler, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (1977)
Professor of Theatre (1998)
B.A., McPherson College; M.A., Emporia State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Allan van Asselt, B.S., Ph.D. (2000)
Professor of Chemistry
B.A., McPherson College; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology.

Dustin Wilgers, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. (2011)
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., Southwestern College; M.S., Kansas State University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Leland Williams, B.A., M.F.A., M.S. (2014)
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., University of Colorado-Boulder; M.F.A., Naropa University; M.S., University of Colorado-Denver.

Kenneth Yohn, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (1999)
Professor of History (2005)
B.A., Manchester College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Rebecca Ann Zerger, B.S., M.F.A. (2004)
Associate Professor of Art (2012)
B.S., University of Kentucky-Lexington; M.F.A., Wichita State University.

ACCK Faculty

Nellie Graber, B.Ed., M.Ed., Ed.S. (2008)
Assistant Professor of Special Education
B.Ed., M.Ed., Wichita State University Ed.S.., Ft. Hays State University.

Beverly Schottler, B.S., M.S., Ed.D. (2005)
Assistant Professor of Special Education/Department Chair
B.S., M.S., Fort Hays State University; Ed.D., Kansas State University.

Faculty Emeriti

John H. Burkholder, B.A., Ph.D. (1950)
Professor Emeritus of Biology (1992)
B.A., McPherson College; Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Doris E. Coppock, A.B., M.A., Ph.D. (1950)
Professor Emerita of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (1992)
A.B., McPherson College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Wesley Eecoursey, B.S., Ph.D. (1952)
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry (1987)
B.S., McPherson College; Ph.D., Iowa State University.

Alfred Dutrow, B.S., M.S. (1973)
Professor Emeritus of Agriculture (2009)
B.S., McPherson College; M.S., Michigan State University.

Bob R. Green, A.A., B.A., M.A. (1967)
Professor Emeritus of English (1993)
A.A., Central College; B.A., Seattle Pacific University; M.A., Emporia State University.

Steven c. Gustafson, B.M., M.M., D.M.A. (1980)
Vice President for Advancement (2014)
Professor Emeritus of Music (2014)

B.M., Bethany College; M.M., D.M.A., University of Colorado-Boulder.

Paul W. Hoffman, B.S., M.Div., M.A., Ph.D. (1976)
President Emeritus (1996)
Professor Emeritus of Psychology (1996)
B.S., Manchester College; M.Div., Bethany Theological Seminary; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., Purdue University; Certificate, Harvard Institute for Educational Management.

Corinne Neubauer Hughbanks, B.A., M.S., Ph.D. (1966)
Professor Emerita of Languages (1993)
B.A., Asbury College; M.S., Emporia State University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska.

Monroe Hughbanks, B.A., M.S., Ed.D. (1964)
Professor Emeritus of Education (1993)
B.A., Asbury College; M.S., Emporia State University; Ed.D., University of Nebraska.

Gilford J. Ikenberry, Jr., B.S., M.S., Ph.D. (1961)
Professor Emeritus of Biology (1993)
B.S., McPherson College; M.S., Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., Iowa State University.

Shingo Kajinami, B.S., Ph.D. (1986)
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry (2003)
B.S., Bethel College; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma.

Larry Kitzel, B.S., M.M., D.M.A. (1970)
Professor Emeritus of Music (2004)
B.S., McPherson College; M.M., Wichita State University; D.M.A., University of Oklahoma.

Robert W. Neufeld, B.A., M.A., M.S., Ph.D. (1991)
Professor Emeritus of Computer Science (2004)
B.A., Bethel College; M.A., M.S., Wichita State University; Ph.D., Iowa State University.

Jeanne Jacoby Smith, B.A., M.A., ed.D. (1982)
Professor Emerita of Education (2009)
B.A., Elizabethtown College; M.A., James Madison University; Ed.D., Kansas State University.

Susan Krehbiel Taylor, B.A., M.L.S., Ph.D. (1979) Professor Emerita of Journalism (2010) College Librarian Emerita (2010)
B.A., McPherson College; M.L.S., Emporia State University; Ph.D., Kansas State University.

Roger Trimmell, B.S., M.Ed. (1982)
Professor Emeritus of Physical Education (2011)
B.S., McPherson College; M.Ed., Wichita State University.

Norma Tucker, A.B., M.L.S., Sp.e., ed.D. (1971)
Professor Emerita of English and Journalism (1996)
A.B., McPherson College; M.L.S., University of Oklahoma; Sp.E., Wichita State University; Ed.D., University of Kansas.

Jan van Asselt, B.S., M.A., Ph.D. (1965)
Professor Emeritus of German and Linguistics (2000)
B.S., McPherson College; M.A., University of Colorado, Boulder; Ph.D., University of California.

Full-time Administrative and General

Photo directory of current Staff

Steve Anderson (2002)
Facility Management: Custodian

Abbey Archer-Rierson, B.S. (2008)
Chief of Staff (2011)
B.S., University of Kansas.

Dave Auman (2011)
Facility Management: Maintenance Technician

Leslie Auman (2014)
Facility Management: Maintenance Technician

Carole Barr, B.A., M.A. (2010)
Director of Student Success (2012)
B.A., M.A., University of Kansas.

David Barrett, B.S., M.S.S. (1991)
Advancement Officer (2014)
B.S., McPherson College, M.S.S., United States Sports Academy.

Linda Barrett, B.S. (1996)
Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Students (2014)
B.S., McPherson College.

Susan Barton (2008)
Head Coach, Volleyball

Sara Brubaker, B.S.; M.S. (2002)
Director of Financial Aid and Admissions Operations (2012)
B.S., McPherson College: M.S., Friends University

Timothy Bruton, B.S. (2002)
Facility Management: Maintenance & Safety Supervisor (2012)
B.S., McPherson College.

Brandt Busse, B.A. (2012)
Resident Director: Metzler Hall Bookstore Manager (2013)
Director of Residence Life (2014)
B.A., McPherson College.

Renee Carlson (1995)
Facility Management: Custodian

Aric Cherry, B.A. (2012)
Athletic Communications Director
B.A., Southwestern College.

Bruce Clary, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (1983)
Vice President for Academic Affairs (2014)
Professor of English (2014)
Maurice Hess Chair in English (2000)
B.A., McPherson College; M.A., Wichita State University; Ph.D., Kansas State University

Doug Cooke (2005)
Facility Management: Maintenance Technician (2006)

Dara Dix (2013)
Payroll & Accounting Clerk
Diploma, Spencer School of Business.

Adam Dutcher, B.A. (2012)
Assistant Coach, Football
B.A., Grand View University.

Andrew Ehling, A.A., B.A., M.S. (2011)
Athletic Director
A.A., Butler Community College; B.A., Kansas State University; M.S., University of Central Missouri.

Jodi Ehling, B.S., M.A.t. (2011)
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Assistant Professor of Physical Education (2013)
B.S., M.A.T., University of Central Missouri;, ATC.

T. J. Eskildsen, S., M.S. (2010)
Resident Director: Baer and Harter Apartments (2014)
Assistant Coach, Men’s Basketball
B.S., Iowa Wesleyan College; M.S., William Woods University.

Randy Gepner (2012)
Facility Management: Maintenance Technician

Breahna Gillespie, B.A. (2014)
Admissions & Financial Aid Counselor
B.A., McPherson College.

Danna Gordon, B.S. (2014)
Admissions & Financial Aid Counselor
B.S. McPherson College

Andrew Gustafson, B.A. (2007)
Athletic Facilities and Grounds Supervisor (2012)
B.A., McPherson College.

Colleen Gustafson, B.A. (2008)
Manager, Strategic Marketing & Branding (2014)
B.A., McPherson College.

Steven C. Gustafson, B.M., M.M., D.M.A. (1980)
Vice President for Advancement (2014)
Professor Emeritus of Music (2014)
B.M., Bethany College; M.M., D.M.A., University of Colorado-Boulder.

Amanda Gutierrez, B.S., M.B.A. (2009)
Vice President for Automotive Restoration (2012)
B.A., Kansas Wesleyan University; M.B.A., Friends University.

Cheryl Hammarlund, B.A. (2002)
Facility Management: Lead Custodian
B.A., McPherson College.

Patricia Hartshorn, B.A. (2014)
Registrar (2014)
B.A., Bethany College.

Bob Hein (2012)
Facility Management: Maintenance Technician

Mary Hester, B.S., M.Ed., M.L.S. (2011)
Director of Library Services
B.S., M.Ed., Fort Hays State University; M.L.S., Emporia State University.

Christi Hopkins, B.S. (2007)
Vice President for Enrollment Management (2014)
B.S., Southwest Baptist University

Josh Hubin, B.S. (2011)
Assistant Director of Admissions (2014)
B.S., McPherson College.

Jennifer Jensen, B.A. (2013)
Director of Spiritual Life and Service Learning
B.A., University of Nebraska.

Mike Jose
System & Network Administrator

Stephanie Kiersey, B.A., M.L.S. (2012)
Assistant Librarian (2014)
B.A., McPherson College.; M.L.S., Emporia State University

Lorraine Lahdenpera, A.t., B.S., M.B.A. (1998)
Director, Milwaukee Center Continuing Education Program
A.T., Milwaukee Area Technical College; B.S., University of Texas at Dallas; M.B.A., Amber University-Dallas.

Cari Lott, B.A., M.Ed., Ed.D. (2011)
Associate Dean for Institutional Research, Assessment, and Academic Records (2014)
B.A., Kansas Wesleyan University; M.Ed., Ed.D., Kansas State University.

Brian Lundberg, A.A. (2003)
Director of Marketing (2015)
A.A., Art Institute of Dallas.

Allison Mackey, B.A. (2001)
Assistant Registrar (2010)
B.A., McPherson College.

ShaRhonda Maclin, B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D. (2006)
Dean of Students (2012)
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., McPherson College; M.Ed., Wichita State University; Ph.D., Capella University.

Cameron Magnall, B.A., M.S. (2011)
Head Coach, Track & Field and Cross Country
B.A., Concordia College; M.S., Adams State College.

Janelle Magnuson, B.S. (2007)
Controller (2012)
B.S., Bethany College.

Brian Martin, B.S. (2009)
Director of Automotive Restoration Projects (2014)
B.S., McPherson College.

Patrick Masar, B.S. (2015)
Sr. Admissions & Financial Aid Counselor and Transfer Program Coordinator (2012)
B.S., Sterling College.

Marylyn Matthaei, B.A. (1989)
Sr. Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs
B.A., McPherson College.

Paul Mierkiewicz, B.A., M.S. (2015)
Head Coach, Football
B.A., M.A., Loras College.

Janelle Miller (2000)
Facility Management: Custodian (2001)

Bethany Nicholson (2014)
Head Coach, Cheer & Dance (2015)

Hunter Nolen, B.M. (2013)
Computer Services Assistant
B.M., Baylor University.

Andy Olsen, B.S.M. (2014)
Assistant Director of Financial Aid
B.S.M., Central Christian College.

Mark Olsen, B.S. (2015)
Associate Head Coach, Women’s Soccer
B.S., Wichita State University.

David Penalva (2007)
Facility Management: Custodian

E.J. Peterson, A.A., B.A. (2012)
Resident Director: Morrison Hall (2014)
Assistant Coach, Football
A.A., Iowa Central Community College; B.A., Grand View University.

Jeff Podzimek, B.S., M.B.A. (2014)
Assistant Football Coach
B.S., M.B.A., University of Mary.

Shawn Powell, B.S., M.S. (2014)
Head Coach; Baseball
Athletic Groundskeeper
B.S., Kansas Wesleyan University; M.S., Friends University.

Adam Pracht, B.S., B.A. (2010)
Public Relations Coordinator (2013)
B.S., B.A., University of Kansas.

Doug Quint, A.A., B.S. (2003)
Head Coach, Men’s & Women’s Soccer (2010)
Director of Soccer Operations
A.A., Allen County Community College; B.S., Bethel College; USSF ‘C’ License; NSCAA Advanced National Diploma; NSCAA Levels I and II GK License.

Gordon Reimer, B.S., M.B.A. (2013)
Head Coach, Women’s Basketball
B.S., M.B.A., Baker University.

Langston Rhynes, B.A. (2014)
Admissions & Financial Aid Counselor
B.A., McPherson College.

Kathryn Russell, (2008)
Facility Management: Custodian

Sonja Sawatzky, A.A. (2008)
Financial Aid Coordinator
A.A., Brown Mackie College.

Katie Sawyer, B.A. (2014)
Director of Career Services
B.A., Pittsburg State University.

Michael P. Schneider, B.S., M.B.A. (2002)
President (2009)
B.S., McPherson College; M.B.A., Denver University; Ed.D. University of Pennsylvania.

Phillip Schoenwetter, B.S., M.S. (2008)
Head Athletic Trainer (2013)
B.S., MidAmerica Nazarene University; M.S., Kansas State University; ATC, LAT.

Marty Sigwing, B.S. (2012)
Director of Facilities
B.S., Southwestern College.

Carry Smith, (2012)
Facility Management: Custodian

Ashley Spencer, B.g.S., M.B.A. (2014)
Head Coach, Softball
B.G.S., University of Kansas; M.B.A., Tabor College.

Ermelinda Spies, B.A., M.S. (2011)
Assistant Track & Field Coach
B.A., Western State College; M.S., Fort Hays State University.

Robert Spies, B.S., M.S. (2014)
Assistant Cross-Country/Track & Field Coach
B.S., M.S., Pittsburg State University.

Brenda Stocklin-Smith, B.S.B.A., PHR (2012)
Director of Human Resources
B.S.B.A., University of Missouri-Columbia.

Justin Stuckey, B.S., M.Ed. (2014)
Head Coach, Tennis
B.S., Johnson C. Smith University; M.Ed., Wright State University.

Brad Stucky, B.A. (1978)
Assistant Director of Facilites (2012)
B.A., McPherson College.

Connie Stucky (1991)
Facility Management: Office Manager (2001)

Tim Swartzendruber, B.S., M.S. (2008)
Head Coach, Men’s Basketball
Assistant Professor of Physical Education (2009)
B.S., Bethel College; M.S., Wichita State University.

Vikki Trimmell, A.A. (1982)
Admissions Assistant (2004)
A.A., Hutchinson Community College.

Richard (Rick) L. Tuxhorn, B.S., CPA, CGMA (2012)
Vice President for Finance
B.S., Sterling College; CPA, CGMA

Karlene Morphew Tyler, B.A., M.A. (1975)
Director of Alumni and Constituent Relations (2003)
Associate Professor of Speech and Theatre (2000)
B.A., McPherson College; M.A., Emporia State University.

Andrew Ullom, B.S. (1999)
Director of Computer Services (2015)
B.S., McPherson College.

Justin Van Houten, B.A., M.S. (2012)
Assistant Coach, Football; Offensive Coordinator
B.A., M.S., Grand View University.

Mechelli Vickroy (2014)
Admissions Assistant

Debra Wagoner (1995)
Campaign Coordinator; Administrative Assistant to the Vice Presidents for Advancement and Automotive Restoration (2014)

Bonnie Wall (2009)
Facility Management: Custodian

Marcia S. Walters, A.A., B.S. (1978)
Assistant to the Director of Alumni & Constituent Relations; Advancement FundRaiser (2014)
A.A., Hutchinson Community College; B.S. Emporia State University.

Alex Wuest, B.A. (2013)
Admissions & Financial Aid Counselor
B.A., Tabor College.

Part-time Faculty and Staff

Mariah Ramey, B.S. (2014)
Administrative Assistant for Teacher Education
B.S., University of California-Davis.