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 and Program Director, International Leadership
Leadership, Policy and Administration

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.

Associate Professor
Special Education and Gifted Education

Consuelo Cavalieri, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Chientzu Candace Chou, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Learning Technology
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

Bruce P. Gleason, Ph.D.

Director of Partnerships and Community Engagement

Rama K. Hart, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Organization Learning and Development

Len Jennings, Ph.D.

Professor
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Pat Jensen

Program Director
Public Policy & Leadership

Donald R. LaMagdeleine, Ph.D.

Professor
Leadership, Policy and Administration

Debbie Monson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Teacher Education

Jo Montie, M.A.

Program Coordinator and Instructor
Special Education and Gifted Education

Shelley Neilsen Gatti, Ph.D.

Assistant 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
Teacher Education

Sarah J. Noonan, Ed.D.

Associate Professor
Educational Leadership

Lucy Payne, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Teacher Education

Tatyana Ramirez, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Salina Renninger, Ph.D.

Director of Training: GSPP Doctoral Students

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

Muffet Trout, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Teacher Education

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

Executive Fellow
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Terri Vandercook, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Department Chair
Teacher Education and Special Education

Christopher Vye, Ph.D.

Department Chair
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Douglas F. Warring, Ph.D.

Professor
Teacher Education

Karen L. Westberg, Ph.D.

Professor
Special Education and Gifted Education

Staff

Melissa Anderson

Program Manager
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Amy Burback

Director, Marketing and Enrollment

Kate Caffrey

Licensure and Field Placement Manager

Crystal Conway

Administrative Assistant to the Dean

Lindsay A. DeVore

Enrollment Manager

Bruce P. Gleason, Ph.D.

Director of Partnerships and Community Engagement

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

John S. Kupris

Director of Development School of Social Work and College of Education, Leadership & Counseling

Molly McGraw-Healy

Director of Charter School Authorizing

Nanette Missaghi

Director, Collaborative Urban Educator Program (CUE)

Jeanne Parsons

Registration Coordinator

Ea Porter

Enrollment Adviser
College of Education, Leadership and Counseling

Jane Sitter

Program Coordinator
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

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

Terri Vandercook, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Department Chair
Teacher Education and Special Education

Christopher Vye, Ph.D.

Department Chair
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Jennifer Wake

Director of the Student Experience

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

Administrative Assistant to the Dean

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

Jane Sitter

Program Coordinator
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Patricia Stankovitch, Psy.D.

Director of Psychological Services, Clinical Faculty

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

Executive Fellow
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Christopher Vye, Ph.D.

Department Chair
Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Leadership

Leadership Programs

Fr. Jean-Pierre Bongila, Ed.D.

Associate Professor and Program Director, International Leadership
Leadership, Policy and Administration

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

Kay E. Egan, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus
Leadership, Policy and Administration

Jackie Grossklaus

Administrative Assistant II
Educational Leadership

Pat Jensen

Program Director
Public Policy & Leadership

Donald R. LaMagdeleine, Ph.D.

Professor
Leadership, Policy and Administration

Nanette Missaghi

Director, Collaborative Urban Educator Program (CUE)

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

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.

Associate Professor
Special Education and Gifted Education

Jo Montie, M.A.

Program Coordinator and Instructor
Special Education and Gifted Education

Shelley Neilsen Gatti, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Special Education and Gifted Education

Karen B. Rogers, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus
Special Education and Gifted Education

Barbara Jo Stahl, Ed.S.

Adjunct Faculty | Off Campus Coordinator
Special Education and Gifted Education

Terri Vandercook, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Department Chair
Teacher Education and Special Education

Karen L. Westberg, Ph.D.

Professor
Special Education and Gifted Education

Teacher Education

Rosemary Barreto

Field Placement Coordinator
Teacher Education

Chientzu Candace Chou, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Learning Technology
Teacher Education

Jan L. H. Frank, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Teacher Education

Bruce P. Gleason, Ph.D.

Director of Partnerships and Community Engagement

Debbie Monson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Teacher Education

Robert J. Nistler, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Teacher Education

Lucy Payne, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Teacher Education

Amy F. Smith, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Teacher Education

Muffet Trout, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Teacher Education

Douglas F. Warring, Ph.D.

Professor
Teacher Education