Faculty and Staff

The quality of a St. Thomas education is reflected in the caring and commitment of its faculty and staff. Members of the faculty and staff give generously of their time and talent. We are grateful to those who make financial contributions as well.

* – Deceased | All gifts made during fiscal year 2017 (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017)

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Dena R. Abrahamson
Steven M. Ackerson
Marie A. Aho
Jill S. Akervik
Jessica N. Aleman
Stephanie M. Allen
Dr. Elise L. Amel, Ph.D.
Kristi S. Ames
Shanna M. Ames
Dr. Young-ok An
Gerald M. Anderley
Jacqueline P. Anderson
Monica P. Anderson
Susan K. Anderson-Benson
Dr. Michael M. Andregg
Marie F. Andrews
Charlene A. Andrle-Olson
Dr. Cara L. Anthony, Ph.D.
Doris M. Athmann
George V. Baboila
Robert J. Bach
John F. Bannigan
Rosemary R. Barreto
Michael P. Barrett
James M. Barron
Ann L. Bateson
Sandra L. Bauer
Linda M. Baughman-Terry
Dr. Sarah C. Baxter
William S. Bear
Jane Beauchamp
Janet E. Becker
Kathleen S. Beery
Jennifer L. Bennett
Paula A. Benson
Thomas C. Berg
Erica S. Berglund
Judd P. Berthiaume
Amber M. Bieneck Thom
Jacqueline M. Biljan
Eugene Binfa
Henry R. Bishop
Ryan D. Blake
Walter S. Blanchard Jr.
Mary P. Blascziek
Amanda A. Bloomgren
Dr. Tonia S. Bock, Ph.D.
Nichole L. Boehmke
Jeffrey W. Boeser
Peter A. Borden
Dr. Anthony J. Borgerding
Christina L. Botts
Dr. Heather M. Bouwman
Valerie J. Boyd
Joanne F. Boyer
Dr. Kathleen M. Boyle
Lisa M. Brabbit
Kara J. Bradshaw
Susan C. Brady
Anthony T. Brausen
Maria P. Brendel
Monica A. Brennan
Peter T. Breuch
Dr. Debra J. Broderick
Darcel K. Brommer
Dr. Stephen D. Brookfield, Ph.D.
Adam J. Brown
Karin Brown
Katee J. Brown
Mark R. Brown
Colin S. Brownlow
Dr. Brett D. Bruininks, Ph.D.
Dr. Jeanne G. Buckeye
Teron L. Buford
Christine S. Burdick-Travis
Peter A. Burg
Abigail M. Burgart
Dr. John R. Buri
Patricia P. Burns
Margaret D. Cahill
Sean P. Cahill
Dr. Susan J. Callaway, Ph.D.
William R. Carter, III, Ed.D.
Chad R. Caruthers
Dr. Corrine L. Carvalho, Ph.D.
Colleen E. Casey Simonson
Janice M. Casillas
Michael J. Cassel
Ipshita Chakrabarty
Zoe Chang
Dr. Adam J. Check
Dr. Kingsley U. Chigbu
Elizabeth Child
Dawn M. Christenson
Edmund U. Clark
Joan A. Cleereman
Brian L. Clifton
Dr. Teresa S. Collett, J.D.
Patricia E. Conde Brooks
Jessica J. Cooley
John Michael P. Coon
Dr. Catherine A. Cory, Ph.D.
Sara J. Cotter
Mary B. Cotton
Michael Cremer
Abigail S. Crouse
Catherine M. Crowell
Amy A. Cullen
Birdie J. Cunningham
Jacob D. Cunningham
Thaddaeus B. Dahlberg
Dr. Maria E. Dahmus
Lisa M. Dalsin
Lois E. Dament
Dr. Mary S. Daugherty
Dr. Larry R. Davis
Frederick de Sam Lazaro
Matthew R. Dealy
Rev. Dennis J. Dease
Dr. Michael J. Degnan
Robert J. Delahunty
Lindsay A. DeVore
Laurie A. Dienst
Laurie J. Dimond
Dr. Jayna L. Ditty
Monica F. Dobihal
Dr. Douglas P. Dokken
Susanne M. Dolan
Dr. Leah M. Domine
Dr. Justin J. Donato, Ph.D.
Suzanne L. Donsky
Colleen M. Dorsey
Jerome Duepner
Jamison D. Duncan
Mary E. Dunn
Benjamin E. Durrant
Elizabeth A. Dussol
Katherine J. Duyfhuizen
Jay S. Dvorak
Angela M. Dzik
Corey M. Eakins
Dr. M. Alexis Easley, Ph.D.
Michael E. Eastman
Dr. James J. Ebben, Ph.D.
Helen Ebert
Susan C. Eckstein
Carolyn J. Edwards
Krysten A. Edwards
Tammy A. Eickholt Schroyer
Marcus J. Eischens
Michael Ekern
Dr. Craig D. Eliason
David D. Elmstrom
Katherine L. Emmel
Sarah J. Ervin
Jessica Etten
Sara A. Evens
Christopher J. Fahey
Shaun M. Faricy
Meghan M. Feliciano, J.D.
Sarah M. Fink
Dr. Amy C. Finnegan, Ph.D.
Timothy F. Fischer
Georgia S. Fisher
Nora B. Fitzpatrick
Kari L. Fletcher, Ph.D.
Emily S. Flo
Eric H. Fort, Ph.D.
Catherine A. Foss
Kenneth W. Frank
Nicole F. Fredricks Jackson
Ryan K. French
Lori B. Friedman
Farrah D. Friedrich
Stephen J. Fritz
Jean M. Gabler
Amy L. Gage
Robert F. Gallagher
Dr. Yu Gao
Dr. Michael J. Garrison, Ph.D.
Bryan W. Gates
Dr. Matthew J. George
Miriam R. Gerber
Cheri M. Gerenz
Christopher S. Gilbertson
Daniel R. Gjelten
Thomas C. Glass
Dr. Bruce P. Gleason, Ph.D.
Brian K. Godfrey
Kyle H. Goldschmidt
Thomas D. Goodroad
Michele K. Goodson
Kathleen M. Goodwin
James C. Gooley
Mitchell Gordon
Dr. Barbara A. Gorski
Monica K. Gould
Lynne G. Grams
Dr. Walter M. Grant II
Dr. Charles M. Gray
Dr. Adam S. Green, Ph.D.
Dr. Christopher S. Greene
Christopher S. Gregg
Dr. Peter B. Gregg
Brian J. Gross
Sara E. Gross Methner
Debbie K. Grossman
John M. Guetter
Dr. Marites A. Guino-o, Ph.D.
Katherine L. Gumpertz
Cari L. Haaland
Linda L. Haas
Lisa A. Haberstroh
Colin J. Hall
Neil W. Hamilton
James P. Hammar
Nathan P. Hammes
Ann E. Hanebuth
Dr. Sarah E. Hankerson, Ph.D.

Laurette L. Hankom
Allison L. Hanson
Bradley J. Hanson
Mary P. Hanson
Rachel L. Harris
Seanne M. Harris
Karen M. Harthorn
Dr. Monica E. Hartmann
Kristen A. Hatfield
Kathleen M. Hauser
Hannah M. Hedegard
Ann M. Heimel
John P. Heintz
Bryan C. Helminiak
Shannon D. Hendricks
Dr. Josh A. Hengemuhle
Douglas E. Hennes
Karen E. Hennes
Kristine A. Henriksen
Dr. Renee A. Hepperlen
Danielle E. Hermanny
Mariana D. Hernandez Crespo Gonstead
Joseph V. Herrera
Dr. Thomas A. Hickson, Ph.D.
Paul J. Hietpas
Dr. Angela High-Pippert, Ph.D.
Judith M. Hilderbrand
Brian J. Hill
Dr. Katharine M. Hill, Ph.D.
Manuela Hill-Munoz
Dr. Glori L. Hinck
Heidi M. Hjort
Philip A. Hoeppner
Colleen M. Hoffman
Sharyn A. Hoffman
G. Daniel Hoffmann
Galina S. Hoffmann
Stefanie M. Hollmichel
Christina J. Holmgren
Dr. Jennifer E. Holte
Cynthia M. Horsmann
Marcia A. Howard
Sr. Sharon M. Howell, C.S.J.
LuAnn Hudson
Bryan D. Huffman, J.D., M.P.P.
Angela C. Hughes
Jane F. Hurley-Johncox
Dr. Kurt R. Illig, Ph.D.
Dr. J. Thomas Ippoliti, Ph.D.
Miriam S. Itzkowitz
Emily A. Jackson
Bradley D. Jacobsen
Megan K. Jacobson
Constance C. Jeffrey
Kathryn A. Jensen
Julie A. Jepma
Peggy Ann R. Jerabek
Annie K. Johnson
Beverly H. Johnson
James W. Johnson
Jenna A. Johnson
Lyman P. Johnson
Maxine Johnson
Dr. Martin E. Johnston
Rev. J. Michael Joncas
Shirley E. Jordon, Ph.D.
Kathryn A. Joy
Karen M. Julian
Dr. Wulf A. Kaal, J.D.
Diana E. Kaardal
Elizabeth A. Kaestner
Leslee A. Kafka
Robert A. Kahn
Jeffrey C. Kasimor
Sheila J. Kaufer
Sheila J. Keenan
Dr. David W. Kelley, Ph.D.
Roxanne L. Kendle
Ann M. Kenne
Dr. Robert G. Kennedy
Carleen M. Kerttula
Kaushal Kharkwal
Curtis T. Kietzer
Leslie N. Kiley
Dustin L. Killpack
Pamela E. Kilpatrick
Ed Kim
Dr. Matthew H. Kim
Julie A. Kimlinger
Dr. Elizabeth J. Kindall, Ph.D.
Brady P. King
Jason M. King
Margaret L. King
John R. Kinsella
Jeanne F. Kittleson
Dr. Eric P. Kjellgren
Dr. Michael C. Klein, Ed.D.
Dr. Vernon H. Klobassa
Chad L. Kluck
Elizabeth G. Knight
Susan A. Kolles
Anna Konopacky
Paul D. Kozak
Janice L. Kragness
Dr. Joseph L. Kreitzer
Suzanne M. Krzmarzick
Mariah Kubic
Walter S. Kuchinski
John B. Kuechenmeister
Diane M. Kulseth
Dr. Sameer Kumar, Ph.D.
John S. Kupris
Maureen M. Labenski
Matthew J. Lagieski
Gayle H. Lamb
Lydia M. Lamb
Dr. Melissa A. Lamb, Ph.D.
Loren W. Langan
Dr. Terence G. Langan, Ph.D.
Dr. Karen M. Lange
Jesse J. Langer
Dr. Clinton D. Lanier Jr.
Alexandra Lapides
Eric M. Larson
Dr. Joshua P. Layfield, Ph.D.
Andrew J. Leet
Neil M. Leibundguth
N. Curtis LeMay
David J. Lemon
Dr. Stefanie A. Lenway, Ph.D.
Timothy L. Lewis, Ph.D.
Dr. Melissa S. Loe
Elizabeth M. Lofgren
Matthew D. Logering
Cynthia L. Lorah
Dr. Paul A. Lorah, Ph.D.
Dara J. Lundquist
Dr. Melissa A. Lundquist
William P. Lynch
Dr. Aaron M. Macke
Donald J. Malewitz
Dr. Debasish N. Mallick
Whitney D. Marsh
Dr. Susan J. Marsnik
Jeffrey A. Martens
Dr. John W. Martens, Ph.D.
Leann T. Martens
Dr. Colin H. Martin
Kimberly B. Martinez
Dr. Dalma Martinovic, Ph.D.
Dr. Diane M. Matson
Melinda J. Mattox
John P. Mau
Dr. Steven T. Maurer
Christopher R. McDaniel
Madonna K. McDermott
Eugene J. McGivern
Molly E. Mcgraw Healy
Daniel B. McLaughlin
Mark A. McLaughlin
Rev. Steven J. McMichael, OFM Conv.
Megan McNevin
Janine S. McQuillan
Dr. Timothy P. Mead, Ph.D.
Kate M. Metzger
Daniel J. Meuwissen
Scott J. Meyer
Amy J. Micek
Dr. Christopher M. Michaelson, Ph.D.
Elizabeth A. Middleton
Jackie M. Milbrandt
Dr. John F. Militello, Ph.D.
Julian Mino
Dr. Bhabani Misra
Evan J. Mitchell
Jason L. Moldan
Dr. Debra S. Monson, Ph.D.
Jo Montie
Michelle C. Morgan
Tara A. Motzel
Tim Moulton
Erin C. Muckerheide
Beth M. Murphy
Jo A. Murphy
Kristen L. Murphy
William P. Murphy
Dr. Thomas P. Murtha
Dr. Amy M. Muse, Ph.D.
Dr. Susan E. Myers, Ph.D.
Talia R. Nadir
Dr. Michael J. Naughton
Kathleen J. Neary
Dr. Shelley L. Neilsen Gatti
Ashley J. Nelsen
Courtney E. Nelson
Katherine M. Nelson
Renee M. Nelson
Dr. Brittany B. Nelson-Cheeseman
Kundan Nepal, Ph.D.
Dr. Andrea A. Nesmith, Ph.D.
Dr. Mark R. Neuzil, Ph.D.
Joel A. Nichols
Cathy J. Nielsen
Sharon R. Nollan
Sarah J. Noonan, Ed.D.
Suteera Noothed
Chad R. Nosbusch
Jennifer L. O'Brien
Michael J. O'Donnell
Stephanie M. O'Neil
Dr. Paul R. Ohmann, Ph.D.
Ethan A. Olson
Nicholas J. Ortega
Julie A. Oseid, J.D.
Mark W. Osler, J.D.
Andre L. Osvold
Erica J. Oswald
Carolyn L. Paetzel
Melissa K. Palank

Thomas D. Palkowski Jr.
Krista M. Palmquist
Jeffrey C. Palzer
Miho Patani
Cori Paulet
Joanne W. Pauley
Michael S. Paulsen
Timothy J. Pawl, Ph.D.
Dr. Lucia Pawlowski, Ph.D.
Lynn M. Peal
Terra K. Penny
Carol J. Peterfeso
Dr. Debra L. Petersen
Patricia J. Petersen
Dr. Pamela L. Peterson
Tonia J. Peterson
William B. Peterson
Thanh Q. Pham
Dr. Derrin R. Pinto
Arthur J. Pivec
Casey J. Plante
Joseph P. Plante
Dr. Richard G. Plumb
Ea M. Porter
Mary C. Pribble
Sandra L. Prince-Black
Kathleen K. Pritchard
W. Scott Proshek
Jamie B. Proulx
Pat R. Provinske
Bradley T. Pulles
Diane M. Purgiel
Andrew W. Puroway
Dr. Lorina N. Quartarone, Ph.D.
Janice M. Raffield
Dr. William D. Raffield, Ph.D.
Diane L. Rahman
Tanya J. Rand
Dr. Eric J. Rawdon, Ph.D.
Brian J. Reagan
Dr. Charles J. Reid Jr.
Jacob C. Reilly
Dr. Salina M. Renninger, Ph.D.
Dr. Richard J. Rexeisen, Ph.D.
Dr. Lisa M. Rezac, Ph.D.
Dr. Deborah T. Rho
Jeanine M. Riley
Elizabeth A. Rivera
Danette L. Roach
Kristin A. Roach
Dr. Gregory L. Robinson-Riegler, Ph.D.
Jennifer K. Rogers
Nathan J. Rolloff
Dr. Philip A. Rolnick, Ph.D.
Li Rong
Dr. David J. Roseborough, Ph.D.
Alica M. Ross
Dr. Michael W. Rota, Ph.D.
Dr. Teresa J. Rothausen, Ph.D.
Michelle D. Rovang
Judith M. Rush
Andrew J. Russell
Jo A. Ruth
Michael P. Ryan
Dr. Aaron M. Sackett, Ph.D.
Barbara K. Sain, Ph.D.
Kathleen Salvatore
Patrick P. Sanchez
Rebecca R. Sandvick
Leah R. Santer
Lindsey D. Sargent
Dr. Richard S. Sathe
Patricia A. Satzer
Colleen E. Sauter
Yumi Scanlon
Dr. Erika C. Scheurer
Dr. Elizabeth R. Schiltz
Dr. Tyler C. Schipper
Dr. Gerald W. Schlabach, Ph.D.
Jeffrey D. Schmidt
Dan R. Schmitz
Gary R. Schulzetenberg
Charles J. Schuman
Sandra J. Schwartz
Lori M. Seavers
Victoria L. Sellner
Donna E. Seng
Jacob T. Sevening
Lou Anne Sexton
Ashley N. Shams
Dr. Barbara W. Shank, Ph.D.
Dr. Brian P. Shapiro, Ph.D.
Katelyn L. Shehu
Dr. Arkady Shemyakin
Barbara A. Sherf
Dr. Heather M. Shirey, Ph.D.
Robert C. Shoemake
James A. Shovein
Kelley M. Siemon
Tim A. Silverthorn
Kristen E. Simon
Ruth A. Sinn
Paul D. Sipe
Patricia J. Sirek
Gregory C. Sisk
Dr. Mary F. Slack
Dr. Buffy Smith, Ph.D.
Sarah C. Smith
Rev. Larry J. Snyder
Andrew Soderlund
Codi M. Soeun
Mary A. Sokol
Gerald L. Sowada
Sarah E. Spencer
Dr. Mark T. Spriggs, Ph.D.
Dr. John A. Spry, Ph.D.
Kathie L. St. Mary
Mary A. Stade
Diane M. Stahl
Dr. Patricia A. Stankovitch
Dr. Mark D. Stansbury-O'Donnell, Ph.D.
Colleen L. Stephens
Rebecca A. Stevenson
Brittany Stojsavljevic
Magdalena A. Stolarska
Paul O. Strickland
Eric S. Strong
Joshua A. Suchy
Joseph M. Sullivan
Dr. Julie H. Sullivan
Scott G. Swanson
Jerome G. Sweeney
Joseph V. Sweeney
Paul A. Swenson
Rebecca Swiler
Emmanuel O. Takgbajouah
Robin C. Taney
Dr. John M. Tauer
Chong Thao
Ana Z. Theisen
Dr. Kevin M. Theissen, Ph.D.
Kimm E. Thiboldeaux
Erin M. Thigpen
Michelle M. Thom
Dr. Annmarie P. Thomas, Ph.D.
Mark R. Thometz
Dr. Dale B. Thompson, Ph.D.
Erica K. Thompson
Wilson D. Thompson Jr.
Erik J. Thurman
Barbara A. Tigan
Katherine D. Tischler
Douglas V. Toavs
Jessica E. Toft
Eric J. Tornoe
Emerald B. Tribuno
MacDonald S. Tripeny
Dr. Muffet G. Trout
Miles T. Trump
James M. Tschida
John B. Tschida
Dr. Artika R. Tyner, Ed.D.
Dr. Edward T. Ulrich, Ph.D.
Batoyun Uranchimeg
Colleen A. Utecht
Dr. Terri L. Vandercook
Bao Vang
Dr. David O. Vang, Ph.D.
Mark D. Vangsgard
Grace Vasilis
Dr. Chelley M. Vician, Ph.D.
Robert K. Vischer, J.D.
Dr. Marilee A. Votel-Kvaal
Kathryn R. Vukodinovich
Stephen D. Vuolo
Dr. Christopher S. Vye
Susan M. Wade
Travis D. Walch
Jess W. Walczak
Dr. Lisa K. Waldner, Ph.D.
Dr. Michael W. Walrath, Ph.D.
Michael A. Walter
Dr. Kristine H. Wammer, Ph.D.
Peter J. Wareham
Carl M. Warren
Cassandra L. Watson
Roger E. Weinbrenner
Dr. Donald H. Weinkauf
Dr. Elizabeth T. Welsh, Ph.D.
Erin L. Whipkey
David N. White
Joseph P. White
Ramona J. White
Dr. Robin R. Whitebird, Ph.D.
Virgil O. Wiebe, J.D.
Jeremy A. Wiens
Michael A. Wilder
Carol E. Wilkie
Dr. Elizabeth L. Wilkinson, Ph.D.
Lisa Willems
Dr. David C. Williard
Ariene E. Willkom
Gregory D. Wilmer
Jennifer L. Wilson
Tierney F. Wilson
Mary K. Wimer
Carey A. Winkler
Daniel J. Winterlin
Jami L. Winters-Gagnow
Dr. Suzanne L. Wisniewski
Jennifer L. Wright
Dr. Wendy N. Wyatt
Dr. Jayme Yahr, Ph.D.
Dr. Victoria M. Young, Ph.D.
Dr. Wen Yu, Ph.D.
Kevin M. Zack
Othman Zaimi
Jena A. Zangs
Julie L. Zilka
Gina M. Zitzer
Elizabeth A. Zupfer