Faculty and Administration


Faculty

Howard D. Berger
1982, Professor of History

John P. Weyerhaeuser Chair of American History
B.A., George Washington University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington

Celeste Bolin
2013, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

B.A., Whitman College
Ph.D., University of Montana

Kyle Cheesewright
2013, Director of Speech and Debate

B.A., Colorado State University
M.A., California State University, Long Beach
Ph.D. candidate, Southern Illinois University

Garth Claassen
1994, Professor of Art

B.A.F.A., H.D.E., University of Natal, South Africa
M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University

Jonathon Comes
2014, Visiting Assistant Professor in Mathematics

B.A., M.A. University of Montana
Ph.D., University of Oregon

Patti Copple
1995, 1997, Visiting Assistant Professor of Education

B.A., M.A.T., Lewis and Clark College

Robin Cruz
1999, Professor of Mathematics,

B.S., M.S., University of Idaho
Ph.D., University of Oregon

Carolyn Dadabay
2004, Associate Professor of Chemistry

B.A., Kalamazoo College
Ph.D., Washington University

Jennie Daniels
2013, Assistant Professor of Modern Foreign Languages

B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University
M.A., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

R. Luke Daniels
2009, Associate Professor of Biology

B.S., Seattle Pacific University
Ph.D., University of Southern California

John Danielson
2013, Instructor in Business and Accounting

B.A., The College of Idaho
M.Ed., University of Idaho

Lynda Danielson
1995, Professor of Mathematics

B.S., The College of Idaho
M.S., Ph.D., Oregon State University

Robert A. Dayley
2000, Professor of Political Economy

B.A., Weber State University
M.A., University of Oregon
Ph.D., Northern Illinois University

Kathryn Devine
2009, Associate Professor of Physics

B.A., Carleton College
M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Michael Dilley
1999, Instructor in Physical Education

A.A., North Idaho College
B.S., M.Ed., McNeese State University

Megan Dixon
2008, Instructor in English and Environmental Studies

B.A., Rice University
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
Ph.D., University of Oregon

Scott Draper
2012, Assistant Professor of Sociology

B.A., Wheaton College
M.A., Ph.D., Baylor University

James Dull
1998, Professor of Physics

B.S., University of New Mexico
M.S., Washington State University
Ph.D., Indiana University

Stephen Fisher
1990, Professor of Art

B.A., Bowdoin College
M.F.A., University of Texas at San Antonio

Federica Francesconi
2014, Assistant Professor of History

Howard Berger-Ray Neilsen Chair in Judaic Studies
B.A., M.A., University of Bologna
Ph.D., University of Haifa

Harold Frobisher
2014, Instructor in Health & Human Performance

BSc (honors), Leeds University

Andrew Gades
2014, Assistant Professor of Music

B.M., M.M., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Ph.D., Florida State University

Joe Golden
1996, Professor of Theatre and Speech Arts

B.F.A., Lindenwood College
M.F.A. University of Missouri-Kansas City

Carolyn Gonzalez
2015, Assistant Professor of Modern Foreign Languages

B.A., Roanoke College
M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Jamie Goode
2014, Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Physical Sciences, and Environmental Studies

B.A., Connecticut College
M.S., Ph.D, Colorado State University

Rick Goodwin
2014, Instructor in Business and Accounting

B.A., The College of Idaho
M.B.A., University of Oregon

Glen Granzow
2014, Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

B.A., M.S., University of New Mexico
M.S., University of Montana
Ph.D., Northwestern University

Phillip Scott Ellis Green
2015, Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

B.A., University of Washington
M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida

Gina Greenway
2014, Assistant Professor of Business and Economics

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Idaho

Joanna Guild
2008, Instructor in Mathematics

B.A., Kenyon College
M.S., Boise State University

Mark Gunderson
2007, Associate Professor of Biology

B.A., St. Olaf College
Ph.D., University of Florida

Michael Hartwell
1997, Associate Professor of Theatre and Speech Arts

B.A., Boise State University
M.F.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Jill Haunold
2005, Instructor in Psychology

B.S., M.A., Ed.D., Boise State University

Sara Heggland
2001, Professor of Biology

B.S., University of Minnesota
Ph.D., Kent State University Smith-Stanford Chair in Biology

Erin Hern
2015, Assistant Professor of Political Economy

B.A., University of Southern California
M.A., Ph.D., Cornell Universtiy

Anna G. Himler
2014, Assistant Professor of Biology

B.A., Oberlin College
Ph.D., University of Texas, Austinopo

Isaac Hunter
2014, Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

B.A., The College of Idaho
M.S., Ph.D., Colorado State University

Kerry Hunter
1988, Professor of Political Economy

B.A., Utah State University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington

Maimuna Islam
2001, Associate Professor of English

B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University
M.A., University of Colorado at Boulder
Ph.D., University of Denver

Angie Ivie
2004, Instructor in Health & Human Performance

B.S., Idaho State University
M.P.E., Idaho State University

Scott Johnson
2012, Professor of Business and Leadership

Director of Business and Accounting
B.S., California State University, Fresno
M.B.A., University of San Francisco
Ph.D., Arizona State University

David Johnson
1992, Langroise Fellow and Lecturer in Music

Principal Viola of the Boise Philharmonic
B.M., M.M., Indiana University

Dori Johnson
2005, Instructor in History

B.A., The College of Idaho
M.A., Northwestern University

Rochelle Johnson
1999, Professor of English and Environmental Studies

B.A., Bates College
M.A., Claremont Graduate School
Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

Mee-Ae Kim
2001, Professor of History

B.A., San Jose State University
M.A., University of Notre Dame
M.A., Ph.D. Washington State University

Scott Knickerbocker
2007, Associate Professor of English and Environmental Studies

B.A., Principia College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Oregon

Ann Koga
1996, Instructor in Biology and Health and Human Performance

B.S., Willamette University
Ph.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Cara Laney
2013, Assistant Professor of Psychology

B.A., Reed College
M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine

Matthew Laye
2015, Assistant Professor of Health & Human Performance

B.S., University of California, Davis
Ph.D., University of Missouri

Jasper LiCalzi
1993, Professor of Political Economy

B.B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Temple University

Karen Manna
2014, Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern Foreign Languages

B.S., Pennsylvania State University
M.A., Bryn Mawr College
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Donald Mansfield
1989, Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies

B.A., Colorado College
M.S., University of British Columbia
D.A., Idaho State University

Kirsten Mast
2002, Visiting Assistant Professor of Business

B.A., Idaho State University
J.D., University of Texas at Austin School of Law

Steven S. Maughan
1992, Professor of History

Bernie McCain Chair in the Humanities B.A., The College of Idaho
A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

Greg McElwain
2012, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies

B.A., Abilene Christian University
M.T.S., Vanderbilt University Divinity School
Ph.D., University of Florida

Lance McGrath
2013, Associate Professor; User Services Librarian

B.A., Northwest Nazarene College
M.L.S., University of North Texas

Marilyn Martin Melchiorre
2010, Assistant Professor of Business

B.S., University of Missouri
M.B.A., Missouri State University
Ed.D., University of Missouri

Alan Minskoff
2004, Instructor in English and Journalism

B.A., Lehigh University

Terah Moore
2012, Associate Professor of Education

B.A., Idaho State University
M.A., Boise State University
Ph.D., University of Idaho

Paul Moulton
2007, Associate Professor of Music

Associate Dean of the Faculty
B.A., Brigham Young University
M.M., Ph.D. Florida State University

Sequoia Nagamatsu
2014, Visiting Assistant Professor of English

B.A., Grinnell College
M.F.A., Southern Illinois University

Gib Nelson
2008, Instructor in Chemistry

B.S., Boise State University
M.Div., M.S., Abilene Christian University
J.D., University of Idaho

Thomas Pirtle
2014, Assistant Professor of Biology

B.S., Boise State University
B.S., M.S., Abilene Christian University
Ph.D., Arizona State University

Diane Raptosh
1990, Professor of English

Eyk-Berringer Chair in English
B.A., The College of Idaho
M.F.A., University of Michigan.

John Rember
1989, Writer-at-Large

B.A., Harvard University
M.F.A., University of Montana

Philip C. Rogers
1997, Associate Dean of Student Life

Campus Minister; Instructor in Religion
B.A., Westmont College
M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary
D.Min., Catholic Theological Union

David W. Rosoff
2011, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

B.A., Reed College
M.S., Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle

Kara Sage
2015, Assistant Professor of Psychology

B.A., M.Ede, University of Washington
M.S., Ph.D., University of Oregon

Chris Saunders
2012, Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

B.A., The College of Idaho
Ph.D., University of Arkansas

Susan Schaper
2001, Professor of English

B.A., Luther College
M.A., Washington State University
Ph.D., Indiana University

Christine Schutz
2000, Associate Professor

Director of the Terteling Library
B.S., M.S. University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign

Paul Sebastian
2012, Instructor in Modern Foreign Languages

B.A., Idaho State University
M.A., Brigham Young University

Katharine Seibold
1994, Professor of Anthropology

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University

Timothy Shearon
1990, Professor of Psychology

B.A., Mercer University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia

Aaron Shilling
2014, Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

B.A., University of Illinois at Springfield
M.S., Western Illinois University
Ph.D., Saint Louis University

Mark Smith
1989, Professor of History

B.A., Westmont College
M. Div., Denver Seminary
M.A., Ph.D., University of California at Santa Barbara

Samuel Smith
1991, Langroise Fellow and Lecturer in Music

Associate Principal Cellist of the Boise Philharmonic

Jeff Snyder-Reinke
2006, Associate Professor of History

B.A., Northern Michigan University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Eric V. Spencer
1994, Professor of English

B.A., Whitman College
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Marie Stoll
2015, Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern Foreign Languages

B.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Kevin Talbert
2013, Assistant Professor of Education

B.A., Ohio Northern University
M.Ed, Ph.D., Miami University of Ohio

John Thuerer
1985, Professor of Psychology

B.S., Michigan State University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

John Thurston
2007, Associate Professor of Chemistry

B.S., Centenary College
Ph.D., Rice University

Geoffrey Trabichoff
1997, Langroise Fellow and Lecturer in Music

Concertmaster of the Boise Philharmonic
L.G.S.M., A.G.S.M., Licentiate in Violin Performance from Guildhall School of Music, London, England

Amy Truksa
2011, Instructor in Mathematics

B.A., The College of Idaho
M.A.T., Oregon State University

Scott Truksa
1993, Professor of Chemistry

B.S., The College of Idaho
Ph.D. Oregon State University

Mari Jo Tynon
1990, Professor of Music

B.M., University of Denver
M.M., Colorado State University
D.M., Indiana University

Alice Vinson
2014, Assistant Professor of Art

A.F.A., A.A., Pima Community College
B.F.A., M.F.A., University of Arizona

Elizabeth Wakeman
1992, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies

A.B., Lenoir-Rhyne College
M.A., Ph.D., Purdue University

Chris A. Walser
2000, Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies

B.S., Emory University
M.S., Auburn University
Ph.D., Tulane University

Brent Wells
2011, Assistant Professor of Music and Choir Director

B.A., M.A., Brigham Young University
Ph.D., Michigan State University

Michal Yadlin
2010, Instructor in Study Skills

B.A., M.A.T. The College of Idaho

Debra Yates
2003, Associate Professor of Education

B.S., Indiana State University
M.A., Ball State University
Ed.D., Boise State University