2016-2017 Catalog

2016-2017 Faculty and Administration

ALLEN, Jennifer

Assistant Professor of Office Information Systems/ Computer Science

A.A.S. - Western Wyoming Community College

B.S. - University of Wyoming

M.S. - University of Wyoming

ANDERSON, Bruce

Associate Professor of Political Science

B.A. - Utah State University

M.A. - Utah State University

BAKER, Deborah

Director of Finance and Controller

B.A. – University of Colorado-Boulder

M.B.A. – University of Colorado-Boulder

BARNEY, Rocky

Associate Professor of Chemistry

A.S. - Snow College

B.S. - Southern Utah University

Ph.D. - University of Iowa

 

BARTLETT, Margaret

Workforce Development Operations Coordinator

B.S. – University of Wyoming

BATES, Russell

Data Analyst

B.S. - Fort Hays State University

BATES, Susan

Assistant Professor of Psychology

A.A. - Western Wyoming Community College

B.A. - University of Wyoming

M.S. - University of Wyoming

 

BRAEGGER , Jeff

Instructor of Welding Technology

A.A.S. - Western Wyoming Community College

AWS Certified Welding Educator

AWS Certified Welding Inspector

BROWN, Heidi

Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S.N. - University of Wyoming

M.S.N. - University of Wyoming

BRUNELLI, Cecily

Associate Professor of Composition

B.S. - Emporia State University

M.A. - Kansas State University

M.F.A. - Texas State University

 

BURROUGHS, Rhett

Systems Administrator

A.A.S. – Valdosta Technical College

B.A.S. – Valdosta State University

 

CASTILLO, Art

Coordinator of Student Life

B.A. – Dana College

CASTILLON, Nicole

Director of Financial Aid

A.S. – Snow College

B.S. – Southern Utah University

CHEW, Bud

Professor of Biology

B.S. - Muhlenberg College

M.S. - Pennsylvania State University

Ph.D. - Pennsylvania State University

CIEPIELA , Traci

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice/Sociology

B.A. - State University of New York - Buffalo

M.S. - Columbia College

CLARK, Jessica

Assistant Professor of History/Political Science

B.A. – Central Washington University

M.A. – North Dakota State University

Ph.D. – North Dakota State University

CLARK, Kristine

Associate Professor of Exercise Science

B.S. – Utah State University

M.S. – Utah State University

M.S. – Eastern Michigan University

CLARK, Sarah

Student Success Advisor: Career, Employment and Internships

A.A.S. - Northwest College

B.S. -Montana State University

CLARK, William

Associate Professor of Biology

A.A.S. – Pierce Community College

B.S. – Central Washington University

M.S. – North Dakota State University

Ph.D. – North Dakota State University

 

CONOVER, Dustin

Director of Residence Halls and Student Life

A.A. - Western Wyoming Community College

B.A. - Chadron State University

M.A. - University of Wyoming

CRITCHFIELD, Amy

Technical Director of Theatre/Assistant Professor of Theatre

A.A.S. - Ricks Junior College

B.A. - Eastern Washington University

M.F.A. - Utah State University

 

CURRUTT, Heidi
Evanston Outreach Coordinator
B.A. – University of Wyoming
M.A. – University of Wyoming 
 

DANIEL, Jeannette

Associate Professor of Nursing-Outreach

A.A. - Laramie County Community College

B.S.N. - University of Wyoming

M.S.N. - University of Wyoming

 

DEAN, Daniel
Instructor of Electrical and Instrumentation Technology
A.A.S. – Western Wyoming Community College
A.A.S. – Western Wyoming Community College

A.S. - Western Wyoming Community College

 

DeBERNARDI, Amanda
GEAR UP Coordinator
B.S. – University of Wyoming 

 

DeLORA, Eric

Associate Professor of Musical Theater
B.S. – Eastern Oregon University
B.S. – Eastern Oregon University
M.F.A. – University of Iowa

 

DeWICK, Carlton
Instructor of Industrial Maintenance

 

FARLEY, Kimberly

Vice President for Student Learning

B.S. - University of Wyoming

M.S. - Texas Tech University

Ph.D. - Texas Tech University

FETZ, Bart

Instructor of Ceramics/3D Design

A.A. - Western Wyoming Community College

B.F.A. - University of Wyoming

M.F.A. - University of North Texas

FLAIM, Karen

Disability Support Services Specialist

A.A. - Western Wyoming Community College

B.S. - University of Wyoming

 

FLOM, Sheldon
Vice President for Administrative Services
A.A. – Northwest College
B.S. – University of Wyoming
B.S. – University of Wyoming
M.B.A. – University of Wyoming

 

FORBES, JAMES

Associate Professor of Business

B.S. – California State University-Fresno

M.S. – San Diego State University

FRERICKS, Maggie

Instructor of Office Information Systems

A.A. – Western Wyoming Community College

A.S. – Western Wyoming Community College

B.S. – Capella University

M.S. – University of Wyoming

GARBETT, Christine

Instructor of Composition

B.A. – St. Cloud State University

M.A. – St. Cloud State University

 

GALLEY, Amy

Director of Support, Disability, & Counseling Center

B.S. – University of Wyoming

M.S. - University of Wyoming

 

GARNER, Deanne

Assistant Professor of Nursing

A.S. – Western Wyoming Community College

A.D.N. – Western Wyoming Community College

B.S.N. – University of Wyoming

M.S.N. - University of Wyoming

 

GOFF, Randal

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

B.S. – California State University-Long Beach

PhD – Brigham Young University

 

GOICOLEA, Ignacia

Assistant Professor of Spanish

B.A. - University of Nevada-Reno

M.A. - University of Nevada-Reno

 

GRANT, Josh

Assistant Professor of Composition

B.A. – University of Massachusetts – Amherst

M.A. – Simmons College

GREY, Erin

Director of Admissions

B.S. - University of Phoenix

M.S. - Argosy University

GROVER-ROOSA, Janice

Director of Library Services

A.S.- Western Wyoming Community College

B.A. – University of Wyoming

MLS – Emporia State University

 

GUSTAFSON, James
Associate Professor of Spanish
B.A. – University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.A. – Purdue University
Ph.D. – University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

HAFNER, Cindy

Aquatics Center Manager

A.S. - Casper College

B.S. - University of Wyoming

M.S. - United States Sports Academy

 

HARDIN, Casey

Instructor of Automotive Technology

B.S. – Morehead State University

HARTON, Dorothy

Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education

B.S. - Tusculum College

M.S. - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

 

HARWOOD, Jonathan

Associate Librarian

B.A. – University of North Carolina-Charlotte

M.A. – University of North Carolina-Charlotte

M.L.I.S. – University of North Carolina- Greensboro

 

HEIKES, Korey

Building Operating Systems Specialist

Wyoming Journey Electrical License

A.A. - Western Wyoming Community College

HESTER-CROFF, Carla

Associate Professor of Information Technology

B.S. - University of Phoenix

M.S. - University of Wyoming

HEYBORNE, Susan

Associate Professor of Mathematics

B.S. - University of Wyoming

M.S. - University of Wyoming

 

JENSEN, Aaron

Assistant Professor of Education

B.S. – University of Wyoming

M.S. – Walden University

Ph.D. - University of Wyoming

JOHNSON, Nancy

Director of Distance Learning

A.A. - Western Wyoming Community College

B.S. - American InterContinental University

M.Ed. - American Intercontinental University

JOHNSON, Paul

Associate Professor, Technology & Industry

A.A. - Western Wyoming Community College

B.S. - University of Wyoming

 

KEMPA, Richard

Associate Professor of English/Philosophy

Director of Honors Program

B.A. - St. John’s College

M.F.A. - University of Arizona

KENNEDY, Chris

Associate Professor of Communication

B.A. - Temple University

M.A. - University of Montana

 

KIRSCH, Katrina

Assistant Professor of Biological Science

B.S. - Oklahoma State University

M.S. - Oklahoma State University

 

KISIEL, Earl

Associate Professor of Business

B.A. – Ohio University

M.A. – University of Phoenix

 

LAHTI, Megan
Associate Professor of Biology
B.A. – Whittier College 
M.S. – Central Washington University
Ph.D. – Utah State University

LAMB, Liane
Associate Professor of Adult Basic Education/ESOL
B.S. - Butler University
M.S. - University of Wyoming

LARSEN, Jean

Systems Administrator

A.A.S. - Western Wyoming Community College

A.S. - Western Wyoming Community College

B.S. - University of Maryland

 

LARSON, Margaret
Student Success Advisor-Specialist Populations & Transfer

B.A. University of Montana

 

LEACH, Karla Neeley Hase
College President

B.S. - Texas Tech University
M.B.A. - University of Texas-Arlington
Ed.D. - University of North Texas

LEE, Carla

Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S. – Idaho State University

M.S.N. - University of Wyoming

 

LEE, Leesa

Associate Professor of Office Information Systems

B.S. - University of Wyoming

M.S. - University of Wyoming

LEUM, Kay

Registrar

B.A. - University of LaVerne

M.S. - Indiana University

LINN, Linda

Professor of Communication

B.S. - University of Wyoming

M.S. - University of Utah

Ph.D. - University of Utah

LUZMOOR , Kathy

Director of Nursing

A.D.N. - Michigan Technological University

B.S.N. - University of Wyoming

M.S.N. - University of Wyoming

LYNCH-NEWBERG, Stacie

Professor of Developmental Studies

B.S. - University of Idaho

M.S. - University of Wyoming

Ed.D. - University of Wyoming

 

MADDY, Christine

Associate Professor of Education

A.S. – Casper College

B.A. – University of Wyoming

M.Ed. – Lesley University

Ph.D. – Walden University

 

MANNIKKO, Jake
Instructor of Welding Technology
A.A.S. - Western Wyoming Community College

 

MARCY, Joshua
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
A.S. – Brooks College
A.A. – Victor Valley College
B.A. – California State University-San Bernardino
M.A. – California State University-San Bernardino

 

McCLURE, Lisa

Assistant Professor of Office Information Systems

A.A.S. - Casper College

B.S. - University of Wyoming

M.S. - University of Wyoming

 

McCLURE, Molly

Director of ACE IT Center

B.A. – University of Wyoming

M.S. – University of Kansas

McEWIN, Florence

Professor of Art

B.F.A. - University of Massachusetts

M.A. - University of Wyoming

Ph.D. - North Texas State University

McMANUS, Kristy

Assistant Professor of Communication & Forensics

B.F.A. – University of Minnesota-Duluth

M.F.A. – Purdue University

MEREDITH, Lora

Assistant Professor of  Composition

B.A. – University of Northern Colorado

M.A. – University of Northern Colorado

MITCHELL, Sandra

Professor of Biological Science

B.A. - University of the South

M.S. - Mississippi State University

Ph.D. - University of New Mexico

MOSER-CLARK, Gena

Assistant Professor of Instrumentation

B.S.E.E. - University of Wyoming

NEWBERG , Charles

Professor of Mathematics

B.S. - University of South Dakota

M.S. - University of Idaho

 

ORTON, Ryan

Men’s Head Basketball Coach

B.S. – Eastern Oregon University

M.S. – Eastern Washington University

 

OTOPALIK, Cameron

Associate Professor of Political Science
B.A. – Ripon College
M.A. – Colorado State University
Ph.D. – University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

PATTON, Katrina
Instructor of Geographic Information Systems
A.A.S. – University of Arkansas – Fort Smith
B.A.S. – University of Arkansas – Fort Smith

PATTON, Ken

Instructor of Automotive Technology

A.A.S. – University of Arkansas-Fort Smith

PAULEY, Sarah

Associate Professor of Mathematics

B.S. - Colorado State University

M.S. - Colorado State University

 

PERTERMANN, Dana

Associate Professor of Anthropology/Geology

B.A. – University of Minnesota

M.A. – Illinois State University

Ph.D. – Texas A & M University

 

PERUSICH, Daniel
Director of Workforce and Community Development
B.A. – Carthage College
M.A. – University of Illinois-Springfield

 

PETERSON, Britta

Instructor of Dance
B.A. – Gustavus Adolphus College
M.F.A. – Arizona State University 
 

POWELSON, Joshua

Network Administrator

B.S. – University of Central Florida

PRISTASH, Heather

Associate Professor of Composition

B.A. – Kent State University

M.A. – University of Dayton

Ph.D. - Bowling Green State University

PROPST , Christopher

Associate Professor of English and ESOL

B.A. - The Colorado College

M.A. - Kansas State University

M.F.A. - Southwest Texas State University

 

RAWLINGS, Susie

Children's Center Director

A.A. - Snow College

B.A. - Utah State University

 

REGISTER, Tammy

Administrative Services Officer

A.A. - Western Wyoming Community College

A.S. - Western Wyoming Community College

B.S. - Regis University

E.M.B.A. - University of Wyoming

REMBACZ , Mark

Director of Student Engagement and Completion

B.S. - Southern Utah University

M.Ed. - University of Phoenix

RENZ, Dianna

Director of Planning and Improvement

B.A.- Linfield College

M.A. – Stanford University

 

ROBINSON, Derek

Director of Information Technology

B.S. - ITT Technical Institute

M.S. – Kaplan University

 

RUDOFF, Ann

Associate Professor of Communication

B.A. – University of North Dakota

M.A. – University of North Dakota

SCHUTTEN, Stephen

Assistant Professor of Mathematics & Physics

B.A. – University of Montana – Missoula

M.A. – University of Montana – Missoula

SHEID, Christopher

Coordinator of Marketing and Public Information

B.A. – Valparaiso University

 

SHERMAN, Garett

Head Women’s Basketball Coach and Academic Advisor
A.S. – Allegany College of Maryland
B.S. – Frostburg State University
M.Ed. – Frostburg State University

SKROPANIC, Dragan

Professor of Mathematics

B.A. - Humbolt State University

M.A. - University of California-Santa Cruz

Ph.D. - Walden University

 

STEPHENS, Lusi

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

B.S. - Kharkiv G.S. Scovoroda National Pedagogical University

M.S. - Kharkiv G.S. Scovoroda National Pedagogical University

 

STRAUBE, Kasey
Instructional Designer
B.A. – University of Wyoming
M.S. – University of Wyoming

 

SWEET, Lu

Athletic Director

B.S. – Montana State University-Havre

M.S. – Montana State University – Bozeman

Ph.D. – Montana State University – Bozeman

TATE, David

Development Officer

A.A. – Western Wyoming Community College

B.S. – University of Mary

M.A. – Goucher College

 

THATCHER, Angela
Instructor of Sociology
B.S. – The Ohio State University
M.A. – Rural Sociology

THOLL, Shelly
Assistant Professor of Nursing
A.D.N. – Laramie County Community College
B.S.N. – University of Phoenix
M.S.N. – University of Phoenix

 

THOMAS, Jerry

Instructor of Mathematics

A.A. - Sacramento City College

B.A. - Harvard University

B.S. - California State University - Chico

M.S. - Kansas State University

THOMAS, Sunny

Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S.N. – University of Wyoming

M.S.N. - University of Wyoming

URIARTE, Joe

Assistant Professor of Compression Technology

A.A.S. - Western Wyoming Community College (4 total)

A.S. - Western Wyoming Community College

B.S.M.E. - University of Wyoming

 

VISHNU-MACK, Marissa

Instructor of Psychology

B.A. – Monmouth College

M.S. – Bradley University

 

WENTZ, Joshua

Assistant Professor of Music
B.A. – Muskingum University
M.A. – Winthrop University
M.S. – Nova Southwestern University
Ph.D. – University of South Carolina

 

WILKINSON, Kurtis

Admissions Counselor
B.A. – Weber State University

M.A. - Weber State University

 

WILL, Chris

Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre

Masters of Performance - The Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama

B.F.A. - University of Wyoming

WILLIAMS, Shaundria
Director of Human Resources
B.A. – East Carolina University
M.P.A. – North Carolina Central University

WILLIAMS, Shelby

Instructor of Nursing

B.S.N. – University of Wyoming

M.S.N. - University of Wyoming

WINKEL, Mark

AssociateProfessor of Industrial Maintenance

A.S. - Western Wyoming Community College

B.S. - Montana Tech-University of Montana

 

WITTSTRUCK, Clifford
Dean of Academics

B.M. - Berklee College of Music
M.M. - New England Conservatory of Music
Ed.D . - Argosy University Twin Cities

 

ZERGER, Bret

Counselor

B.A. – Adams State College

M.A. – Adams State College