Faculty

Timothy W. Balke, Ph.D.

Director of MA Programs
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Robert C. Barnett

Executive Fellow
Organization Development & Change

Jean M. Birbilis, Ph.D., L.P., B.C.B.

Professor
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Fr. Jean-Pierre Bongila, Ed.D.

Associate Professor
Educational Leadership

Stephen D. Brookfield, Ph.D.

University of St. Thomas Distinguished Professor
Leadership, Policy, and Administration

L. Lynn Stansberry Brusnahan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Special Education and Gifted Education

Todd Busch, Ph.D.

Professor
Special Education

Consuelo Cavalieri, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Chientzu Candace Chou, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Teacher Education

Jean Davidson

Executive Fellow
Organization Development & Change

Jan L. H. Frank, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Teacher Education

Bryana H. French, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Kurt Gehlert, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Cornelius Gilbert, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Educational Leadership

Rama K. Hart, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Organization Learning and Development

Len Jennings, Ph.D.

Professor
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Donald R. LaMagdeleine, Ph.D.

Professor
Leadership, Policy and Administration

Debbie Monson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Teacher Education

Shelley Neilsen Gatti, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Special Education and Gifted Education

Nathaniel William Nelson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Clinical Psychologist
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Robert J. Nistler, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Department Chair
Teacher Education

Sarah J. Noonan, Ed.D.

Associate Professor
Educational Leadership

Lucy Payne, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Associate Dean
College of Education, Leadership & Counseling

Tatyana Ramirez, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Salina Renninger, Ph.D.

Director of Training: GSPP Doctoral Students
Graduate School of Professional Pscyhology

David Rigoni, Ed.D.

Faculty
Leadership, Policy and Administration

Eleni Roulis

Professor
Leadership, Policy and Administration

Mark Salisbury, Ph.D.

Professor
Organization Learning and Development

Amy F. Smith, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Teacher Education

Jayne K. Sommers, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor & Program Director
Educational Leadership

Barbara Jo Stahl, Ed.S.

Adjunct Faculty | Off Campus Coordinator
Special Education and Gifted Education

Patricia Stankovitch, Psy.D.

Director of Psychological Services, Clinical Faculty
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Muffet Trout, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Teacher Education

Worawan C. Turner, Psy.D., L.P.

Executive Fellow
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Christopher Vye, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Department Chair
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Aura Wharton-Beck, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor
Educational Leadership

Staff

Melissa Anderson

Program Manager
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Rosemary Barreto

Field Placement Coordinator
College of Education, Leadership & Counseling

Amy Burback

Director, Marketing and Enrollment
College of Education, Leadership & Counseling

Kate Caffrey

Field Placement Manager
College of Education, Leadership & Counseling

Crystal Conway

Dean's Assistant
College of Education, Leadership & Counseling

Lindsay A. DeVore

Enrollment Manager
College of Education, Leadership & Counseling

Karla Duren

Director, Finance and Operations
College of Education, Leadership & Counseling

Kelsie Edwards

Program Advisor
College of Education, Leadership and Counseling

Andrew Erickson

Database Analyst
College of Education, Leadership & Counseling

Wells Farnham

Program Advisor
Graduate Leadership Programs

Jackie Grossklaus

Administrative Assistant II
Educational Leadership

Liz Knight

Program Manager
Organization Learning and Development

Joseph L. Kreitzer, Ph.D.

Dean
College of Education, Leadership, and Counseling

Molly McGraw-Healy

Director of Charter School Authorizing

Kate O'Brien

Licensure Specialist & Program Manager
College of Education, Leadership and Counseling

Stephanie O'Brien

Department Coordinator
Special Education

Jeanne Parsons

Registration Coordinator
College of Education, Leadership & Counseling

Dana Peterson

Charter School Program Manager

Ea Porter

Community Liaison
College of Education, Leadership and Counseling

Kianna Ramos-Baker

Recruitment and Enrollment Specialist
College of Education, Leadership & Counseling

Barbara Jo Stahl, Ed.S.

Adjunct Faculty | Off Campus Coordinator
Special Education and Gifted Education

Worawan C. Turner, Psy.D., L.P.

Executive Fellow
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Jennifer Twaddle

Reporting Manager
College of Education, Leadership & Counseling

Christopher Vye, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Department Chair
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Jennifer Wake

Director of the Student Experience
College of Education, Leadership & Counseling

Kate White

Program Manager
School of Education

Graduate School of Professional Psych

Melissa Anderson

Program Manager
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Timothy W. Balke, Ph.D.

Director of MA Programs
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Jean M. Birbilis, Ph.D., L.P., B.C.B.

Professor
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Consuelo Cavalieri, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Crystal Conway

Dean's Assistant
College of Education, Leadership & Counseling

Bryana H. French, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Kurt Gehlert, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Len Jennings, Ph.D.

Professor
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Nathaniel William Nelson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Clinical Psychologist
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Tatyana Ramirez, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Salina Renninger, Ph.D.

Director of Training: GSPP Doctoral Students
Graduate School of Professional Pscyhology

Patricia Stankovitch, Psy.D.

Director of Psychological Services, Clinical Faculty
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Worawan C. Turner, Psy.D., L.P.

Executive Fellow
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Christopher Vye, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Department Chair
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Leadership

Leadership Programs

Fr. Jean-Pierre Bongila, Ed.D.

Associate Professor
Educational Leadership

Stephen D. Brookfield, Ph.D.

University of St. Thomas Distinguished Professor
Leadership, Policy, and Administration

Robert J. Brown, Ph.D.

Faculty Emeritus
Leadership, Policy and Administration

Cornelius Gilbert, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Educational Leadership

Jackie Grossklaus

Administrative Assistant II
Educational Leadership

Donald R. LaMagdeleine, Ph.D.

Professor
Leadership, Policy and Administration

Sarah J. Noonan, Ed.D.

Associate Professor
Educational Leadership

David Rigoni, Ed.D.

Faculty
Leadership, Policy and Administration

Jayne K. Sommers, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor & Program Director
Educational Leadership

Aura Wharton-Beck, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor
Educational Leadership

Organization, Learning & Development

Rama K. Hart, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Organization Learning and Development

Mark Salisbury, Ph.D.

Professor
Organization Learning and Development

Special Education

L. Lynn Stansberry Brusnahan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Special Education and Gifted Education

Todd Busch, Ph.D.

Professor
Special Education

Shelley Neilsen Gatti, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Special Education and Gifted Education

Barbara Jo Stahl, Ed.S.

Adjunct Faculty | Off Campus Coordinator
Special Education and Gifted Education

Teacher Education

Chientzu Candace Chou, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Teacher Education

Jan L. H. Frank, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Teacher Education

Debbie Monson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Teacher Education

Robert J. Nistler, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Department Chair
Teacher Education

Lucy Payne, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Associate Dean
College of Education, Leadership & Counseling

Amy F. Smith, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Teacher Education

Muffet Trout, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Teacher Education