Faculty - Full Time

Sean Blackwell

2016, Instructor in Sociology and Criminal Justice
B.S., Texas Christian University
M.Sc., London School of Economics and Political Science

Elena Bonmati Gonzalvez

2020, Assistant Professor of Spanish

B.S., University of Alicate

M.A.,University of Tennessee

Ph.D.,University of Miami

 
Sally Brown

2018, Assistant Professor of Education

B.S., Brigham Young University

M.Ed., University of Virginia

Ph.D., Utah State University

T.R. Brooks

2018, Assistant Professor of Psychology

H.B.A., University of Utah

Ph.D., University of Connecticut


Kyle Cheesewright

2013, Assistant Professor of Speech and Debate

B.A., Colorado State University

M.A., California State University, Long Beach

Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

Zachary Chejanovski

2020, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

B.S.,University of Florida

M.A., Stony Brook University

Ph.D., University of Rhode Island

 

Garth Claassen

1994, Professor of Art

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

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

 

Jonathan Comes

2017, Assistant Professor of Mathematics 

B.S., M.A., University of Montana

Ph.D., University of Oregon

 

Jacqueline Crissey

2020, Visiting Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance

B.S., Trinity University

M.S., University of Texas-Austin

Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Texas-Austin

 

Robin Cruz

1999, Professor of Mathematics 

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

Ph.D., University of Oregon

Carolyn Dadabay

2004, Professor of Chemistry

B.A., Kalamazoo College

Ph.D., Washington University

Jennie Daniels

2013, Associate Professor of Spanish

B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University

M.A., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

R. Luke Daniels

2009, Professor of Biology

B.S., Seattle Pacific University

Ph.D., University of Southern California

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 

 

R. Blake Densley

2017, Lecturer in Health and Human Performance

B.S., Linfield College

M.S., University of Utah

Kathryn Devine

2009, Professor of Physics

B.A., Carleton College

M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Michael Dilley

1999, Instructor in Health and Human Performance

A.A., North Idaho College

B.S., M.Ed., McNeese State University

Megan Dixon

2008, Lecturer in Environmental Studies

B.A., Rice University

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Ph.D., University of Oregon

Scott Draper

2012, Associate Professor of Sociology

B.A., Wheaton College

M.F.A., Harvard University

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 

 

Kristine Erne

2017, Lecturer in Business and Accounting

B.B.A., Boise State University

C.P.A., State of Idaho


Alexander Erolin

2017, Assistant Professor of Business and Accounting

B.A., University of State of New York

M.B.A., University of Nebraska

Ed.D, University of St. Thomas

 

Grant Farmer

2020, Visiting Assistant Professor of Music/Choral Director

B.M., Middle Tennessee State University

M.M., Westminster Choir College

D.M., Indiana University


Stephen Fisher

1990, Professor of Art

B.A., Bowdoin College

M.F.A., University of Texas at San Antonio

Andrew Gades

2014, Associate Professor of Music

Associate Dean

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

Rick Goodwin

2014, Lecturer in Business and Accounting

B.A., The College of Idaho

M.B.A., University of Oregon

Mark Gunderson

2007, Professor of Biology

B.A., St. Olaf College

Ph.D., University of Florida


Deborah Hartwell

2017, Lecturer in Theatre and Speech Arts

B.S., University of Evansville

M.F.A., University of Arizona

 

Michael Hartwell

1997, Professor of Theatre and Speech Arts

B.A., Boise State University

M.F.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

 

Wendy Harvey

2017, Lecturer of Biology

B.S.,College of Idaho

M.S.B., Boise State University

 

Sara Heggland

2001, Professor of Biology

Smith-Stanford Chair in Biology

 B.S., University of Minnesota

Ph.D., Kent State University 

Anna G. Himler

2014, Associate Professor of Biology

B.A., Oberlin College

Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

 

Jillian Hogan

2020,Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

B.M., M.M., Boston Conservatory

M.A., Ph.D., Boston College

Kerry Hunter

1988, Professor of Political Economy

B.A., Utah State University

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

 

Maimuna Islam

2001, Professor of English

B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University

M.A., University of Colorado at Boulder

Ph.D., University of Denver

David Johnson

1992, Langroise Fellow and Instructor in Music

Principal Viola of the Boise Philharmonic

B.M., M.M., Indiana University

 

Rochelle Johnson

1999, Professor of Environmental Studies

B.A., Bates College

M.A., Claremont Graduate School

Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

Mee-Ae Kim

2001, Klara K. Hansberger 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, Professor of English

B.A., Principia College

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

Ann Koga

1996, Lecturer in Biology

B.S., Willamette University

Ph.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Cara Laney

2013, Associate Professor of Psychology

B.A., Reed College

M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine

 

Matthew Laye

2015, Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance

B.S., University of California, Davis

Ph.D., University of Missouri

 

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

2011, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies

B.A., Abilene Christian University

M.T.S., Vanderbilt University

Ph.D., University of Florida

Lance McGrath

2013, Associate Professor; Educational Technology Coordinator/Services Librarian

B.A., Northwest Nazarene College

M.L.S., University of North Texas

Marilyn Melchiorre

2010, Associate Professor of Business and Accounting

B.S., University of Missouri

M.B.A., Missouri State University

Ed.D., University of Missouri

 

Rachel Miller

2020, Assistant Professor of U.S. History

B.S., Vassar College

M.S., University of South Maine

Ph.D.,University of Michigan

Alan Minskoff

2004, Lecturer 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

 

Molly Moran

2020, Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

B.S., University of Montana

M.S., Portland State University

Ph.D., Boise State University

Paul Moulton

2007, Associate Professor of Music

B.A., Brigham Young University

M.M., Ph.D., Florida State University

 

Cameron Munger

2020, Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance

B.S., M.S., California State University

Ph.D., New Mexico State University

 

Arindam Mukherjee

2020, Instructor of Earth Systems Scientist

B.S., M.S. Geology, University of Calcutta

M.S. Geological Engineer, Missouri University of Science and Technology

M.S. Geospatial Sciences, Missouri University

Ph.D., University of Mississippi (pending)


Gib Nelson

2008, Lecturer in Chemistry

B.S., Boise State University

M.Div., M.S., Abilene Christian University

J.D., University of Idaho

 

Megan Null

2020, Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

B.A., Concordia University Irvine

M.S., Ph.D., University of Colorado Denver

 

Steven Panageotou

2020, Assistant Professor of Political Economy

B.S., University of Tampa

M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee-Knoxville

 

Thomas Pirtle

2014, Associate Professor of Biology

B.S., M.S., Abilene Christian University

Ph.D., Arizona State University

 

Ann Powell

2018, Instructor of Music

B.M.E., Southern Utah University

M.M., Brigham Young University

 

Diane Raptosh

1990, Professor of English

Eyk-Berringer Chair of English

B.A., The College of Idaho

M.F.A., University of Michigan

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, Associate Professor of Mathematics

B.A., Reed College

M.S., Ph.D., University of Washington

Kara Sage

2015, Associate Professor of Psychology

B.A., M.Ed., University of Washington

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

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

Mark Smith

1989, Professor of History

B.A., Westmont College

M. Div., Denver Seminary

M.A., Ph.D., University of California at Santa Barbara

Jeff Snyder-Reinke

2006, Professor of History

B.A., Northern Michigan University

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

Michael Lucas Strother
2016, Visiting Assistant Professor of Music
B.M., Boise State University
M.M., D.M.A., Rutgers University 

Kevin Talbert

2013, Associate Professor of Education

B.A., Ohio Northern University

M.Ed, Ph.D., Miami University of Ohio

John Thurston

2007, Professor of Chemistry

B.S., Centenary College

Ph.D., Rice University 

 

Ruth Tincoff

2017, Associate Professor of Psychology

B.A., Wayne State University

M.A., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University


Caleb Tormey
2016, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., The College of Idaho
Ph.D., Colorado School of Mines


Amy Truksa

2011, Lecturer 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

 

David Tucker

2020, Professor of Business and Accounting

B.S.,Harding College

CPA, State of Texas

M.A., Georgetown University

Ph.D., University of Arkansas

 

Nicholas Underwood

2020, Assistant Professor of Berger-Neilsen Endowed Chair of Judaic Studies

B.S., Florida State University

M.A., American University

Ph.D., University of Colorado Boulder

Alice Vinson

2014, Associate 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

Jennifer Wallin-Ruschman
2016, Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., University of Louisville
M.S., Ph.D., Portland State University 

Chris A. Walser

2000, Professor of Biology

B.S., Emory University

M.S., Auburn University

Ph.D., Tulane University

Charles Yates

2016, Instructor in English

B.A., M.A., Indiana University

M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University


Debra Yates

2003, Associate Professor of Education

B.S., Indiana State University

M.A., Ball State University

Ed.D., Boise State University