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[A]

Sidney C. Abrahams, DSc (1989)

Adjunct Professor of Physics. BSc, 1946, PhD, 1949, DSc, 1957, University of Glasgow.
Arnold Abrams, PhD (1981)
Professor of Education. BA, 1975, San Diego State University; MA, 1981, PhD, 1985, Oregon State University.
Lynn Ackler, PhD (1997)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics. BA, 1958, MA, 1963, Ohio State University; PhD, 1971, Lehigh University.
Patricia Acklin, MA (1988)
Assistant Professor of Geography. BS, 1978, MA, 1991, Southern Oregon State College.
Mara Affre, MEd (1999)
Associate Professor, Director of Admissions. BA, 1978, University of California, Irvine; MEd, 1994, Northern Arizona University.
S. M. Shamsul Alam, PhD (1991)
Associate Professor of Sociology. BA, 1976, MA, 1978, Dhaka University; MA, 1982, Queen's University, Ontario, Canada; PhD, 1991, University of Oregon.
Constance Alexander, MA (1979)
Professor, Director of Financial Aid. BA, 1968, University of California, Berkeley; MA, 1972, San Francisco State University.
J. Tangren Alexander, PhD (1974)
Associate Professor of Philosophy. BA, 1963, MA, 1971, PhD, 1976, University of Oregon.
Marlene Alt, MFA (1991)
Associate Professor of Art. BFA, 1981, Moorhead State University; MFA, 1986, University of California, San Diego.
Alma R. Alvarez, PhD (1996)
Assistant Professor of English. BA, 1989, California State University, Dominguez Hills; MA, 1992, PhD, 1996, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Connie J. Anderson, MLIS (1988)
Associate Professor of Library and Information Science, Business Reference Librarian. BSEd, 1975, North Dakota State University; MLIS, 1983, University of California, Berkeley; MS, 1991, Southern Oregon State College.
Michael Andrews, PhD (1995)
Associate Professor of Psychology. BS, 1970, Oregon State University; PhD, 1984, University of California, Davis.
Alan R. Armstrong, PhD (1986)
Professor, Director of Shakespeare Studies. BA, 1969, Ohio Wesleyan University; MA, 1973, PhD, 1975, Cornell University.
Kavinda Arthenayake, MS (1999)
Assistant Professor, Director of Alumni Relations. BS, 1990, MS, 1992, Southern Oregon State College.
Les AuCoin, LLD (1998)
Visiting Professor of Political Science. BA, 1969, LLD, 1978, Pacific University.
Lee Ayers, MA (1998)
Assistant Professor of Criminology. BA, 1985, National University; MA, 1997, Southwestern Adventist University.
[B]

Curtis J. Bacon, DBA (1987)

Associate Professor of Business. Chair, School of Business. BS, 1979, MBA, 1981, North Dakota State University; MS, 1987, University of Oregon; DBA, 1996, Southern Illinois University.
Janet K. Baker, PhD (2000)
Assistant Professor of Psychology. BA, 1968, University of California, Los Angeles; MA, 1984, Pepperdine University; PhD, 1986, The Fielding Institute.
Edwin L. Battistella, PhD (2000)
Professor of English. Dean of Arts and Letters. BA, 1976, Rutgers College; MA, 1979, PhD, 1981, City University of New York.
John R. Baxter, MA (1979)
Instructor, Associate Director of Broadcast Activities; Program Director at Jefferson Public Radio. BA, 1979, University of Wyoming; MA, 1986, Universi
ty of Oregon.
Kathryn Bazylewicz, MA (1999)
Assistant Professor, Director of Marketing and Public Relations. BA, 1988, MA, 1997, Michigan State University.
Susan Beardsley, MS (1990)
Assistant Professor, Director of Student Health Center. BA, 1975, Kirkland College, Clinton, New York; MSN, 1979, Pace University and New York Medical College.
Debra K. Beck, BA (1994)
Instructor, Financial Aid Counselor. BA, 1973, University of Montana.
Pete Belcastro, MS (1990)
Instructor, Director of Television Services. BA, 1974, Oregon State University; MS, 1989, Southern Oregon State College.
Rhett L. Bender, MM (1996)
Assistant Professor of Music. Chair of the Department of Music. BM, 1992, Iowa State University; MM, 1994, University of Georgia.
Patricia Bentley, MS (1984)
Associate Professor, Coordinator of Off-Campus Programs for Continuing Education. BS, 1967, Southern Oregon College; MS, 1971, University of Oregon.
Mary Bernarde, MS (1986)
Associate Professor, Associate Director of Stevenson Union. BS, 1984, MS, 1985, Southern Oregon State College.
Bob D. Bleasdell, PhD (1972)
Professor of Chemistry. Chair, Department of Chemistry. BS, 1967, Portland State University; PhD, 1971, Michigan State University.
Arnold Bleicher, MA (1999)
Instructor of Spanish. BS, 1976, Northern Arizona University, MA, 1996, University of Southern Mississippi.
Martha Elin Blomquist, PhD (1996)
Associate Professor of Criminology. BA, 1978, University of California, Riverside; MA, 1980, PhD, 1990, University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law.
Ronald S. Bolstad, MBA (1982)
Professor, Vice President for Administration and Finance. BA, 1961, Stanford University; MBA, 1965, University of California, Berkeley.
Anna Brown, MA (1998)
Instructor, Success at Southern. BA, 1995, MA, 1998, Southern Oregon University.
James C. Brown, LL (1984)
Associate Professor, Director of Publications. BA, 1971, Susquehanna University; License ès Lettres, 1978, Geneva University.
Sue A. Burkholder, MA (1985)
Professor of Library and Information Science. Director of Library. AB, 1964, Stanford University; MA, 1967, University of Oregon; MA, 1972, University of Missouri, Columbia.
John Burns, PhD (1992)
Honorary Professor of Psychology. BA, 1967, Santa Clara University; MS, 1970, PhD, 1977, Purdue University.
Cody A. Bustamante, MFA (1986)
Professor of Art. BA, 1978, Humboldt State University; MFA, 1981, University of California, Irvine.
[C]

Kathryn B. Campbell, MFA (1999)

Assistant Professor of Communication. BS, 1988, California Polytechnic University; MS, 1996, University of Oregon.
Phillip L. Campbell, BA (1968)
Professor, Director of Student Auxiliary Services. BA, 1961, Northwest Nazarene College.
Lynda Carlson, MS (1998)
Instructor of Mathematics. BA, 1973, University of Oregon; MS, 1976, Southern Oregon State College.
Todd F. Carney, PhD (1993)
Associate Professor of History. BS, 1987, MA, 1989, Utah State University; PhD, 1995, University of Oregon.
Daniel M. Cartwright, MPE (1984)
Associate Professor of Health Education. Director of Athletics and Recreational Sports. BA, 1968, MPE, 1972, Idaho State University.
Mary Jane M. Cedar Face, MLS (1993)
Associate Professor of Library and Information Science. BA, 1977, Douglass College, Rutgers University; MLS, 1989, MA, 1991, Rutgers University.
Anne F. Chambers, PhD (1987)
Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology. Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology. BA, 1972, MA, 1976, PhD, 1983, University of California, Berkeley.
Keith Chambers, PhD (1988)
Professor, Director of International Programs and Adjunct Professor of Anthropology. BA, 1969, University of Hawaii; MA, 1976, PhD, 1984, University of California, Berkeley.
Douglas A. Chapman, PhD (1993)
Associate Professor of Chemistry. BS, 1983, Northern Arizona University; PhD, 1988, Arizona State University.
Wesley Chapman, PhD (1970)
Professor of Art. BA, 1961, Northern Arizona University; MS, 1970, PhD, 1976, University of Oregon.
Peggy G. P. Cheng, PhD (1985)
Associate Professor of English. Director of Writing Center. BA, 1970, University of Malaya, Malaysia; Diploma in Education, 1971, University of Singapore; MEd, 1982, PhD, 1985, Pennsylvania State University.
Prakash Chenjeri, MA (1993)
Assistant Professor of Philosophy. BA, 1978, MA, 1980, MA, 1997, Bangalore University, India.
Charles Mark Chilcoat, PhD (1988)
Professor of Communication. BSEd, 1973, University of Tennessee, Knoxville; MEd, 1980, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; PhD, 1985, Ohio University, Athens.
Roger G. Christianson, PhD (1980)
Professor of Biology. Chair, Department of Biology. BA, 1969, MA, 1971, PhD, 1976, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Arthur J. Clemons, PhD (1969)
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science. BA, 1959, Reed College; MS, 1966, PhD, 1969, University of Oregon.
George A. Converse, PhD (1983)
Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics. Chair, Department of Computer Science. BA, 1963, Oregon State University; MS, 1966, PhD, 1967, University of Washington.
Sue E. Corp, MS (1975)
Associate Professor of Business. BS, 1966; MS, 1975, Southern Oregon State College.
Sandra Coyner, PhD (1996)
Instructor, Co-Director of Colloquium. BA, 1967, Rice University; MA, 1969, Bryn Mawr College; PhD, 1975, Rutgers University.
Joseph W. Cox, PhD (1987)
Chancellor, Professor of History. BA, 1959, PhD, 1967, University of Maryland; LHD, 1990, Towson State University.
Suad A. Cox, EdD (1996)
Associate Professor of Business. BS, 1980, BA, 1980, MBA, 1982, University of Denver; EdD, 1995, Northern Arizona University.
Claire F. Cross, BS (1989)
Assistant Professor, Program Coordinator in Continuing Education and Coordinator of Summer Session. BS, 1984, Southern Oregon State College.
Karen M. Cummings, MFA (1996)
Instructor, Student Publicity Advisor. BFA, 1988, Southern Oregon State College; MFA, 1990, University of California, Irvine.
[D]

Jad A. D'Allura, PhD (1977)

Professor of Geology. BS, 1969, PhD, 1977, University of California, Davis.
William E. Danley Jr., EdD (1982)
Professor of Education. AB, 1966, Dartmouth College; MEd, 1974, University of Arkansas; EdD, 1981, Texas Tech University.
Lois DeBruno, MFA (1998)
Instructor. ECP Coordinator of Credit Programs. BFA, 1974, MFA, 1979, University of Arizona.
Terry L. DeHay, PhD (1990)
Associate Professor of English. Chair, Department of English. BA, 1977, University of New Mexico; MA, 1981, Humboldt State University; PhD, 1989, University of California, Berkeley.
Margaret Dibb, MS (1999)
Assistant Professor, Director of Student Disability Services. BA, 1998, University of California, Los Angeles, MS, 1999, Southern Oregon University.
Eric Dittmer, MS (1994)
Assistant Professor of Geology. BA, 1968, Fresno State College; MS, 1972, San Jose State College.
Timothy Dolan, PhD (1998)
Associate Professor of Political Science. BA, 1975, San Diego State University; MA, 1979, PhD, 1991, University of Hawaii.
Deborah Drost, BA (1997)
Instructor, Assistant to the Vice President for Finance and Administration. BA, 1990, University of Oregon.
[E]

Monty Elliott, PhD (1972)

Professor of Geology. Chair, Department of Geology. BA, 1966, PhD, 1971, Oregon State University.
John J. Engelhardt, PhD (1980)
Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science. BA, 1971, Saint Louis University; MA, 1977, PhD, 1980, University of Missouri.
Gordon Enns, MD (1977)
Instructor, Student Health Services Physician. BS, 1972, Seattle Pacific College; MD, 1976, University of Pennsylvania.
Ernest E. Ettlich, PhD (1978)
Professor of Communication. BS, 1959, Los Angeles State College; MS, 1960, PhD, 1964, University of Oregon.
Sheryl A. Ettlich, PhD (1987)
Professor of Mathematics. Chair, Department of Mathematics. BA, 1980, Westmont College; MS, 1981, PhD, 1985, University of Oregon.
Margaret R. Evans, DMA (1981)
Professor of Music. BA,1971, Chatham College; MM, 1974, University of Michigan; DMA, 1978, Eastman School of Music.
[F]

Sylvia Farrell, EdD (1999)

Assistant Professor, Director of Career Center. BS, 1980, MS, 1983, Southern Oregon State College; EdD, 1990, Boston University.
Carol Ferguson, PhD (1994)
Associate Professor of Biology. BS, 1980, Oregon State University; MS, 1985, University of Missouri, Saint Louis; PhD, 1987, University of Missouri, Columbia.
Echo E. Fields, PhD (1998)
Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology. BA, 1975, Oklahoma City University; MA, 1977, PhD, 1984, University of Oregon.
Dale Fisher, MS (1997)
Instructor, Head Track Coach. BS, 1991, MS, 1992, Southern Oregon State College.
John Fitton, MS (1999)
Instructor; Counselor, Success at Southern. BA, 1980, MS, 1982, San Diego State University.
Mary Ellen Fleeger, PhD (1983)
Professor, Executive Dean to the President. BSN, 1968, Mankato State University; MPH, 1978, University of Minnesota; PhD, 1988, University of Oregon.
Paul T. French, DMA (1990)
Associate Professor of Music. BA, 1978, University of California, Berkeley; MM, 1980, DMA, 1987, University of Southern California.
Brooke Friendly, BS (1996)
Instructor, Extended Campus Programs. BS, 1978, Lewis and Clark College.
Lani C. Fujitsubo, PhD (1993)
Associate Professor of Psychology, Coordinator of Testing. BA, 1980, Southern California College; MA, 1989, PhD, 1991, United States International University, San Diego, California.
[G]

Gregg Gassman, PhD (1995)

Assistant Professor of Education. BA, 1974, MA, 1980, EdS, 1985, University of Missouri; PhD, 1995, Utah State University.
Terry L. Gaston, DBA (1984)
Professor of Business. BA, 1969, Occidental College; MBA, 1971, Harvard University; DBA, 1983, George Washington University.
Karen Gernant, PhD (1982)
Professor of History. BA, 1959, Western Michigan University; MA, 1963, Michigan State University; MA, 1970, PhD, 1980, University of Oregon.
Bill D. Gholson, PhD (1994)
Associate Professor of English. BA, 1975, Eureka College, Eureka, Illinois; MA, 1992, PhD, 1994, University of Oregon.
Carol L. Gies, BA (1988)
Associate Professor, Associate Director of Student Activities. BA, 1976, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
Gudrun B. Gill, PhD (1990)
Associate Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures. BS, 1981, MA, 1983, California State University, Fullerton; PhD, 1988, University of Southern California.
Feather Gilmore, BS (1998)
Instructor, Health Services. BS, 1995, Southern Oregon State College.
Judith Ginsburg, PhD (1990)
Associate Professor of Art. Chair, Department of Art. BA, 1964, California State University, Los Angeles; MS, 1980, Southern Oregon State College; PhD, 1997, University of Oregon.
Marianne Golding, PhD (1997)
Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages. BA, 1984, MA 1991, PhD, 1996, University of California, Los Angeles.
Silvia Gonzalez-Martinez, PhD (1997)
Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages. BA, 1986, Autonomous Metropolitan University; MA, 1990, Kansas State University; PhD, 1996, University of Nebraska.
Ivan Gorne, JD (1998)
Professor, Vice President for Student Affairs. BA, 1970, MA, 1973 Pacific Lutheran University; JD, 1988, University of Puget Sound Law School.
Joseph L. Graf Jr., PhD (1995)
Professor of Geology. Dean of the School of Sciences. AB, 1968, Columbia University; MPhil, 1972, PhD, 1975, Yale University.
William L. Greene, MA (1998)
Assistant Professor of Education. BA, 1982, MA, 1993, California State University, Fresno.
[H]

Charlotte Hadella, PhD (1991)

Associate Professor of English. BA, 1972, Lynchburg College, Virginia; MA, 1978, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg; PhD, 1989, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.
Jon Harbaugh, MBA (1995)
Associate Professor of Business. BS, 1966, MS, 1968, California State University, San Jose; MBA, 1981, Pepperdine University.
Robert T. Harrison, PhD (1990)
Professor of History. Chair, History Department. BA, 1960, Biola College; MDiv, 1966, Fuller Theological Seminary; MA, 1979, California State University, Los Angeles; PhD, 1987, University of Southern California.
Warren G. Hedges, PhD (1996)
Assistant Professor of English. BA, 1986, College of Wooster; MA, 1988, PhD, 1993, Duke University.
Julie Heine, MBA (1994)
Assistant Professor of Business. BS, 1990, MBA, 1991, Southern Oregon State College.
Adrienne J. Hill, MA (1992)
Assistant Professor, Associate Director of Admissions. BA, 1989, University of Oregon; MA, 1991, University of Kent, England.
W. Donald Hill Jr., BA (1992)
Instructor, EdNet Technical Coordinator with Continuing Education. BA, 1991, Southern Oregon State College.
Deborah Hollens, MA (1971)
Professor of Library and Information Science. Chair, Library Department. BA, 1970, San Fernando Valley State College; MSLS, 1971, University of Southern California; MA, 1976, Southern Oregon State College.
Michael Holstein, PhD (1998)
Instructor, Colloquium/Honors Program. BA, 1964, University of Notre Dame; MA, 1969, PhD, 1971, University of Minnesota.
Sandra J. Holstein, PhD (1987)
Professor of English. BA, 1965, University of California, Los Angeles; MA, 1970, PhD, 1978, University of Minnesota.
Richard P. F. Holt, PhD (1996)
Associate Professor of Economics. AB, 1976, Occidental College; PhD, 1987, University of Utah.
Sara Hopkins-Powell, PhD (1993)
Professor, President. BS, 1970, Ohio State University; MPH, 1976, PhD, 1992, University of California, Berkeley.
Vernon E. Hubka, DCrim (1976)
Professor of Criminology. BA, 1964, St. Ambrose College; JD, 1967, University of Colorado; MCrim, 1970, DCrim, 1975, University of California, Berkeley.
Kelly Hudgins, MA (1995)
Assistant Professor; Director of Academic Resource Services. BA, 1981, Austin College; MA, 1993, Rice University.
Craig N. Hudson, MFA (1978)
Professor of Theatre Arts. BS, 1971, BA, 1975, Montana State University; MFA, 1980, Pennsylvania State University.
Laura A. Hughes, PhD (1997)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry. BA, 1978, MS, 1980, PhD, 1983, University of California, San Diego.
William J. Hughes, PhD (1996)
Assistant Professor of Political Science. BA, 1987, MA, 1991, California State University, Chico; PhD, 1995, University of California, Davis.
Priscilla Hunter, PhD (1981)
Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures. BS, 1965, MA, 1968, PhD, 1979, Louisiana State University.
Cynthia Hutton, MM (1994)
Assistant Professor of Music. BA, 1978, California State University, Fullerton; MM, 1984, University of California, San Diego.
Shirley A. Huyett, EdM (1990)
Assistant Professor of Physical Education, Head Coach of Women's Basketball. BS, 1976, EdM, 1982, Oregon State University.
[I]

Lawson F. Inada, MFA (1966)

Professor of English. BA, 1959, Fresno State College; MFA, 1966, University of Oregon.
Miles F. Inada, MFA (1996)
Assistant Professor of Art. BA, 1988, Yale University; BFA, 1993, University of Oregon; MFA, 1996, University of Cincinnati.
[J]

William Jackson, PhD (1991)

Associate Professor of Business. BS, 1966, MBA, 1968, Northern Illinois University; PhD, 1977, University of Northern Colorado.
Charles W. Jaeger, PhD (1999)
Assistant Professor of Business. BA, 1967, San Francisco State University; MAT, 1970, Colorado College; PhD, 1991, Stanford University.
Stewart W. Janes, PhD (1985)
Associate Professor of Biology. BA, 1976, University of Montana, Missoula; MS, 1980, Portland State University; PhD, 1985, University of California, Los Angeles.
Carol C. Jensen, BS (1993)
Assistant Professor, Director of Youth Programs. BS, 1977, University of Oregon.
Steven L. Jessup, PhD (1997)
Assistant Professor of Biology. BS, 1977, University of Maryland; PhD, 1994, University of Michigan.
Xudong Jin, MA (1996)
Assistant Professor of Library and Information Science. BA, 1982, MA 1985, Yunnan University, China; MA, 1991, Ohio University; MLS, 1994, St. John's University.
Melanie Johnson, MA (1996)
Instructor, Office of the Registrar. BS, 1977, MA, 1979, Southern Oregon State College.
Gregory Jones, PhD (1997)
Assistant Professor of Geography. BA, 1993, PhD, 1997, University of Virginia.
Brennan Jordan, MS (1999)
Instructor of Geology. BA, 1990, Hofstra University; MS, 1994, Idaho State University.
[K]

Donald H. Kay, BA (1980)

Associate Professor of Art, Graphic Designer. BA, 1965, San Jose State University.
Thomas A. Keevil, PhD (1974)
Professor of Chemistry. BS, 1968, Bucknell University; PhD, 1972, University of California, Berkeley.
Candace Kelly, PhD (1999)
Assistant Professor of Education. SORBEE Coordinator in Education. BA, 1975, California State University, Sonoma; MA, 1992, California State University, Chico; PhD, 1999, University of California, Santa Barbara.
David Kemppainen, PhD (1999)
Assistant Professor of Psychology. BS, 1988, East Texas University; MA, 1990, Montana University; PhD, 1995, University of Oklahoma.
Daniel Kim, PhD (1999)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics. BA, Sogang University, Korea; MA, 1990, Indiana University; PhD, 1995, University of Oregon.
Younghee Kim, PhD (1999)
Assistant Professor of Education. BS, 1985, Sogang University; MA, 1992, PhD, 1996, University of Oregon.
Lynn Maruyama Kirms, PhD (1987)
Associate Professor of Chemistry. BS, 1981, University of Hawaii; PhD, 1987, Colorado State University.
Ronald Kramer, MA (1974)
Professor, Director of Broadcast Activities. BA, 1966, Baldwin-Wallace College; MA, 1967, Northwestern University.
Judith Kunze, MA (1996)
Instructor of Business. BA, 1964, University of Oregon; MA, 1972, Northern Arizona University, CPA, Arizona, 1982; CPA, Oregon, 1995.
Neil Kunze, PhD (1995)
Professor of History. Dean of the School of Social Science, Education, Health and Physical Education. BS, 1964, MA, 1966, University of Oregon; PhD,
1971, University of California, Los Angeles.
Noriko Kuwabara, MA (1992)
Instructor of Foreign Languages. MA, 1982, Southern Oregon State College.
[L]

Charles Lane, PhD (1994)

Professor of Geology. Associate Provost. BS, 1975, Fort Hays Kansas State University; MS, 1977, Northern Arizona University; PhD, 1987, University of California, Los Angeles.
Jonathan I. Lange, PhD (1980)
Professor of Communication. Director of Training and Organization Development. BA, 1973, Pennsylvania State University; MS, 1975, Portland State University; PhD, 1981, University of Washington.
Kenneth C. Larson, PhD (1976)
Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics. BA, 1969, MA, 1970, California State College, Sonoma; PhD, 1976, University of California, Irvine.
John B. Laughlin, PhD (1984)
Professor of Business. Dean, School of Business. BA, 1966, University of Minnesota; BS, 1968, St. Cloud State University; MA, 1973, University of Sydney, Australia; MSBA, 1982, Southern Oregon State College; PhD, 1990, University of Southern California.
Leonard W. Levy, PhD (1990)
Distinguished Scholar in Residence; Adjunct Professor of History and Political Science. BS, 1947, MA, 1948, PhD, 1951, Columbia University.
Tonette Long, PhD (2000)
Assistant Professor, Co-Director of Colloquium. BA, 1968, MA, 1972, Auburn University; PhD, 1975, Florida State University.
Terry Longshore, DMA (2000)
Assistant Professor of Music. BS, 1989, California State University, Fresno; BM, 1994, California State University, Sacramento; MA, 1996, DMA, 1999, University of California, San Diego.
Dale R. Luciano, PhD (1985)
Professor of Theatre Arts. Chair, Department of Theatre Arts. BA, 1968, MA, 1969, University of California, Santa Barbara; PhD, 1977, University of Iowa.
[M]

David MacKenzie, MM (1999)

Instructor of Music. Director of Chamber Music Concerts. BM, 1974, University of Tennessee; MM, 1976, Yale University.
John W. Mairs, PhD (1978)
Professor of Geography. BA, 1967, MA, 1972, San Jose State College; PhD, 1977, Oregon State University.
Suzanne Makita, BA (1998)
Instructor. Program Assistant, Education. BA, 1975, University of California, Berkeley.
Diana F. Maltz, PhD (1999)
Assistant Professor of English. BA, 1987, Bennington College; MA, 1990, PhD, 1997, Stanford University.
Joan Marioni, MA (1998)
Assistant Professor of Education. BA, 1969, MA, 1980, San Francisco State University.
Walter Greer Markle, MA (1986)
Professor of Art. BA, 1968, BFA, 1973, University of Wyoming; MA, 1976, University of Utah.
Thomas P. Marvin, PhD (1984)
Associate Professor of Physics. BS, 1964, PhD, 1971, Indiana University.
Barbara O. Mathieson, PhD (1990)
Associate Professor of English. BA, 1970, Sweet Briar College; PhD, 1979, Stanford University.
Jean A. Maxwell, PhD (1987)
Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology. BA, 1966, University of Washington; MA, 1967, PhD, 1987, University of Michigan.
Maggie McClellan, MFA (1998)
Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts. BA, 1981, California Institute of the Arts; MFA, 1987, Southern Methodist University.
Brian McDermott, MA (1996)
Assistant Professor of Physical Education, Head Men's Basketball Coach. MA, 1982, University of South Dakota.
Owen McDougal, PhD (1998)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry. BS, 1992, State University of New York at Oswego; PhD, 1998, University of Utah.
Kathleen M. McNeill, PhD (1997)
Instructor, Program Director of Success at Southern. BA, 1970, University of Dallas; MA, 1977, University of Colorado; PhD, 1997, University of Oregon.
Gary Miller, PhD (1996)
Assistant Professor of History. BA, 1973, California State University; MA, 1976, San Diego State University; PhD, 1985, University of Florida.
Gregory T. Miller, BS (1999)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry. BS, 1994, Northwestern State University.
Donna B. Mills, PhD (1989)
Associate Professor of Health Education. Chair, Department of Health and Physical Education. BS, 1975, Saint Mary's College of Notre Dame; MEd, 1986, PhD, 1988, University of Oregon.
Geoffrey Mills, PhD (1988)
Professor of Education. Associate Dean for Teacher Education. BEd, 1982, MEd, 1986, West Australian Institute of Technology; PhD, 1988, University of Oregon.
Teresa L. Montgomery, MA (1988)
Associate Professor of Library and Information Science, Head of Cataloging and Automation. BA, 1970, Harpur College, State University of New York, Binghamton; MA, 1974, Graduate Library School, University of Chicago, MA, 1993, Southern Oregon State College.
Carl Moody, BA (1996)
Instructor, Academic Records Systems Analyst, Registrar's Office. BA, 1969, Arizona State University.
Daniel Morris, PhD (1982)
Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures. Chair, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. BA, 1977, Brigham Young University; MA, 1979, University of Utah; PhD, 1985, University of Oregon.
A. Preston Moser (1996)
Instructor, Media Engineer, Media Services.
Jay C. Mullen, PhD (1990)
Associate Professor of History. BS, 1962, University of Oregon; MA, 1964, PhD, 1971, University of Kentucky.
Paul D. Murray, PhD (1993)
Associate Professor of Psychology. BS, 1982, University of Michigan; MA, 1988, The American University, Washington, D.C.; PhD, 1991, University of Southern Mississippi.
[N]

Victor Thomas Nash, PhD (1982)

Professor of English. BA, 1967, MA, 1969, PhD, 1977, University of Oregon.
Michael J. Naumes, PhD (1983)
Professor of Psychology. BS, 1973, Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, Michigan; MA, 1975, PhD, 1979, University of Cincinnati.
Carol R. Nemec, DBA (1996)
Assistant Professor of Business. BS, 1963, Illinois Institute of Technology; MBA, 1980, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs; DBA, 1995, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.
Peggy K. Nitsos, MS (1989)
Assistant Professor, Financial Aid Counselor. BS, 1965, MS, 1969, Oregon State University.
Larry P. Nollenberger, MA (1986)
Assistant Professor, Coordinator of SOCBEC. BA, 1970, University of California, Berkeley; MA, 1974, Humboldt State University.
[O]

Laura O'Bryon, PhD (1995)

Instructor, Coordinator of Regional Admissions and Certificate Programs. BA, 1981, California State University, Chico; PhD, 1991, American Institute, Santa Ana, California.
Jeffrey L. Olson, MS (1985)
Instructor of Physical Education, Head Football Coach. BS, 1982, MS, 1990, Southern Oregon State College.
René Leo E. Ordoñez, PhD (1988)
Associate Professor of Business. BA, 1982, University of the Philippines; MBA, 1987, University of Akron; PhD, 1997, Illinois Institute of Technology.
Francene Orrok, PhD (1991)
Honorary Professor of Psychology. BA, 1957, University of Michigan; PhD, 1964, Wayne State University.
Marianne O'Sheeran, MS (1997)
Instructor, Counselor, Student Support Services. BS, 1995, Southern Oregon State College; MS, 1997, Southern Oregon University.
Christine T. Oswald, PhD (1996)
Associate Professor of Biology. BS, 1978, University of Illinois, Chicago; PhD, 1985, Indiana University, Bloomington.
[P]

Kathleen A. Page, PhD (1988)

Associate Professor of Biology. BA, 1978, University of California, Berkeley; MA, 1981, University of California, Santa Barbara; PhD, 1988, University of California, Los Angeles.
Michael S. Parker, PhD (1994)
Associate Professor of Biology. BS, 1981, Southern Oregon State College; MS, 1985, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; PhD, 1992, University of California, Davis.
Leslee Parr, PhD (1991)
Instructor of Biology. BA, BS, 1979, University of Washington; MS, 1987, Southern Oregon State College; PhD, 1999, Portland State University.
Lynn Paulson, MS (1996)
Associate Professor, Director of Budget and Planning. BA, 1976, Luther College; MS, 1981, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Paul A. Pavlich, JD (1978_79; 1984)
Assistant Professor of Political Science. AB, 1974, College of William and Mary; MA, 1976, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; JD, 1982, University of California, Berkeley.
Richard G. Peddicord, PhD (1985)
Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics. BA, 1962, MA, 1964, PhD, 1965, University of California, Davis.
Steven C. Petrovic, PhD (1999)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry. BS, 1986, Ohio University; MS, 1990, Purdue University; PhD, 1998, Ohio University.
Panos Photinos, PhD (1989)
Professor of Physics. Chair, Department of Physics. Physics Diploma, 1971, University of Athens, Greece; PhD, 1975, Kent State University.
Jane Picknell, MS (1994)
Assistant Professor, Coordinator of the Division of Preparatory Studies. BS, 1984, Southern Oregon State College; MS, 1991, University of Oregon.
J. Fraser Pierson, PhD (1988)
Associate Professor of Psychology. BA, 1974, MEd, 1976, Florida Atlantic University; PhD, 1984, University of Georgia.
Phillip A. Pifer, BS (1981)
Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education, Athletic Trainer. BS, 1972, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Hassan Pirasteh, PhD (1982)
Professor of Economics. BS, 1973, National University of Iran; MS, 1976, Colorado State University; PhD, 1985, University of Oregon.
Garth Pittman, PhD (1997)
Assistant Professor of Communication. BA, 1981, State University of New York; MA, 1989, San Francisco State University; PhD, 1997, University of Iowa.
Katie Pittman, MBA (1999)
Instructor, Extended Campus Programs. BS, 1983, LeMoyne College, MBA, 1989, San Francisco State University.
Gregory Pleva, BS (1997)
Instructor of Computer Science. BS, 1995, Southern Oregon State College.
Thomas D. Powell, MPE (1986)
Instructor of Physical Education. BS, 1980, Montana State University; MPE, 1985, Idaho State University.
Dennis Powers, JD (1995)
Associate Professor of Business. BA, 1964, University of Colorado; JD, 1967, University of Denver Law School; MBA, 1969, Harvard Business School.
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Rebecca Reid, MA (1988)

Associate Professor, Research Coordinator at Southern Oregon Regional Services Institute. BA, 1981, MA, 1986, University of California, Berkeley.
Meredith A. Reynolds, MA (1986)
Assistant Professor, State Director of Oregon Elderhostel. BA, 1974, Southern Oregon College; MA, 1978, University of Oregon.
Susan P. Reynolds, PhD (1986)
Professor of Geography. BS, 1971, Northern Illinois University; MS, 1973, PhD, 1983, University of Oregon.
Don B. Rhoades, PhD (1970)
Professor of Political Science, Coordinator of International Studies. BA, 1964, MA, 1966, Colorado State College; PhD, 1972, University of Nebraska.
Judith Rhoads, PhD (1999)
Assistant Professor of Education. BS, 1969, Eastern Oregon University; MS, 1980, Western Oregon University; PhD, 1987, University of Oregon.
James Y. Rible, MLS (1987)
Associate Professor of Library and Information Science, Science Reference Librarian, Coordinator of Online Searching. BA, 1980, California State University, Chico; MLS, 1985, University of California, Los Angeles.
John Richards, PhD (1988)
Associate Professor of Geography. Chair, Department of Geography. BA, 1976, MA, 1981, PhD, 1986, University of Washington.
Grace Y. Richter, PhD (1995)
Assistant Professor of Biology. BA, 1986, Reed College; PhD, 1995, Oregon State University.
Michael Ritchey, BS (1995)
Instructor of Health and Physical Education; Head Wrestling Coach. BS, 1990, Southern Oregon State College.
John S. Roden, PhD (1999)
Assistant Professor of Biology. BS, University of Washington; MS, 1992, PhD, 1989, University of California, Davis.
James M. Romberg, MFA (1987)
Professor of Art. BA, 1965, Pomona College, Claremont; MFA, 1972, Claremont Graduate School.
Deborah Rosenberg, MFA (1999)
Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts. BA, 1978, Trent University; MFA, 1989, North Carolina School of the Arts.
Rich Rosenthal, BA (1994)
Instructor, Sports Information Director. BA, 1993, Linfield College.
Paul S. Rowland, PhD (1986)
Professor of Psychology. BS, 1967, Loyola University; MA, 1972, PhD, 1978, University of Arkansas.
Daniel L. Rubenson, PhD (1986)
Professor of Economics. AB, 1975, Stanford University; PhD, 1986, Carnegie-Mellon University.
Fernando Rubio, PhD (2000)
Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures. MA, 1989, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain; MS, 1996, MA, 1998, PhD, 2000, State University of New York.
Carolyne L. Ruck, DEd (1978)
Professor of Education. BA, 1966, University of California, Santa Barbara; MA, 1978, Southern Oregon State College; DEd, 1984, University of Oregon.
Mary P. Russell-Miller, PhD (1998)
Assistant Professor of Psychology. BS, 1985, MS, 1986, Southern Oregon State College; PhD, 1996, Oregon State University.
Tom Rutledge, BS (1996)
Assistant Professor, Computing Services. BS, 1987, Oregon State University.
Laura Jones Rutter, PhD (1999)
Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education. BA, 1975, Kentucky Wesleyan College; MA, 1979, Western Kentucky University; PhD, 1986, Southern Illinois University.
Lore Rutz-Burri, JD (1995)
Assistant Professor of Criminology. BA, 1982, Southern Oregon State College; MCJ, 1985, University of South Carolina; JD, 1989, University of Oregon.
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Dusty E. Sabo, PhD (1996)

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Science. BS, 1983, Northern Arizona University; MS, 1991, University of Idaho; PhD, 1996, University of Idaho.
Chris Sackett, BFA (1987)
Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts. BFA, 1985, Southern Oregon State College.
Russell Sadler, BS (1993)
Instructor of Communication. BS, 1967, University of Oregon.
Karen Salley, PhD (1980)
Professor of Psychology. Chair, Department of Psychology. BS, 1968, Arkansas State University; MA, 1973, PhD, 1977, University of Arkansas.
Amy Sanpei, BA (1995)
Instructor, Computer Program Coordinator for Extended Campus Programs. BA, 1986, University of California, Berkeley.
Wayne Schumacher, MA (1978_1994; 1995)
Associate Professor, Associate Director of Family Housing. BA, 1969, University of Redlands; MDiv, 1972, Pacific School of Religion; MA, 1974, University of Redlands.
Barbara A. Scott, MBA (1992)
Associate Professor, Assistant Director of Extended Campus Programs; Director of Noncredit Programs. BS, 1976, Stanford University; MBA, 1988, Portland State University.
Karen A. Shafer, PhD (1968)
Professor of Communication. Chair, Department of Communication. BA, 1965, Western State College; MS, 1968, University of Oregon; PhD, 1988, University of Oregon.
Sanford Shaman, MFA (1999)
Assistant Professor of Art. Director of the Schneider Museum of Art. BFA, 1968, Ohio University; MFA, 1974, Villa Schifanoia, Florence, Italy.
Elizabeth M. Shelby, MBA (1991)
Assistant Professor, Director of Small Business Development Center. BA, 1991, MBA, 1993, Southern Oregon State College.
Mark A. Shibley, PhD (1998)
Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology. BS, 1985, University of Oregon; MA, 1989, PhD, 1993, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Mark Siders, PhD (1999)
Assistant Professor of Business. BS, 1979, MBA, 1981, Indiana State University; PhD, 1998, Virginia Commonwealth University.
Milan P. Sigetich, PhD (1989)
Associate Professor of Business and Economics. BA, 1971, Wayne State University; MA, 1975, PhD, 1979, Stanford University.
Victor H. Sims, PhD (1994)
Professor of Criminology. Chair, Department of Criminology. BA, 1965, University of Mississippi; MS, 1975, Arizona State University; PhD, 1982, University of Southern Mississippi.
Margaret L. Sjogren, MFA (1983)
Professor of Art. BFA, 1970, Pennsylvania State University; MFA, 1981, University of Oregon.
Dennis Slattery, MBA (1999)
Instructor of Business. BS, 1996, MBA, 1997, Southern Oregon State College.
Jennifer Slawta, MS (1991)
Instructor of Physical Education. BS, 1987, MS, 1989, University of California, Los Angeles.
Patricia A. Sloan, MS (1991)
Assistant Professor, Director of Residential Life. BS, 1981, Southern Oregon State College; MS, 1991, Oregon State University.
Dennis L. Smith, MFA (1985)
Professor of Theatre Arts. BA, 1969, California State University, Chico; MFA, 1984, University of Oregon.
Jeanne M. Stallman, BA (1991)
Assistant Professor, Associate Director of Conferences and Senior Programs. BA, 1986, Georgetown University.
Christopher J. Stanek, BS (1991)
Assistant Professor, Business Systems Analyst. BSEd, 1984, BSCS, 1989, Southern Oregon State College.
Gerald W. Stein, PhD (1970)
Professor of Psychology. BA, 1964, Portland State University; MA, 1968, PhD, 1971, Southern Illinois University.
Paula Stenberg, PhD (1999)
Instructor, Grants Coordinator. BSc, 1975, McGill University, Canada; MA, 1977, University of California, Berkeley; PhD, 1983, University of California, San Francisco.
Michael D. Stevenson, MS (1987)
Assistant Professor, Athletic Trainer. BS, 1984, Southern Oregon State College; MS, 1987, California State University, Fresno.
Roger Stevenson, PhD (1972)
Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures. BA, 1965, University of Utah; MA, 1967, State University of New York; PhD, 1978, University of Washington.
Marc G. Stone, PhD (1971)
Associate Professor of Art. BA, 1969, MA, 1971, University of California, Santa Barbara; PhD, 1979, University of Oregon.
Gene Stringer, PhD (1971)
Professor of Physics and Computer Science. BA, 1961, Linfield College; MA, 1964, PhD, 1969, University of Oregon.
Victoria E. Sturtevant, PhD (1980)
Professor of Sociology. BA, 1972, Pitzer College; MS, 1976, PhD, 1984, Cornell University.
Karen S. Sundwick, PhD (1990)
Associate Professor of History. BA, l961, University of Michigan; MA, 1976, PhD, 1986, University of New Mexico.
Janice Swanson, PhD (1983)
Associate Professor of Business. BS, 1976, MS, 1980, Southern Oregon State College; PhD, 1994, Oregon State University.
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Kevin S. Talbert, PhD (1979)

Professor, Chief Information Officer; Director of Summer Session. BA, 1974, University of Minnesota; MS, 1976, University of Wisconsin; PhD, 1981, University of Northern Colorado.
Carl L. Thomas, BS (1996)
Instructor, Assistant Director of Admissions. BS, 1995, Southern Oregon State College.
Steven D. Thorpe, PhD (1993)
Associate Professor of Education. Chair, Department of Education. BA, 1973, MA, 1977, University of Texas, Austin; PhD, 1988, Stanford University.
Rahul V. Tikekar, PhD (1998)
Assistant Professor of Computer Science. BS, 1988, Bangalore University; MS, 1990, PhD, 1997, Wayne State University.
Martha I. Turner, PhD (1987)
Associate Professor of Education. BA, 1972, MA, 1976, University of California, Davis; PhD, 1984, Oregon State University.
Stuart O. Turner, MM (1976)
Professor of Music. BME, 1964, University of Denver; MM, 1966, Northwestern University.
Alexander Tutunov, DMA (1997)
Assistant Professor of Music. BA, 1986, Minsk College of Music; MA, 1992, Belarusian State Conservatory of Music; MA, 1996, University of North Texas; DMA, 1996, Belarusian Academy of Music.
Mark Tveskov, MA (1998)
Assistant Professor of Anthropology. BA, 1988, MA, 1992, University of Connecticut.
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Dennis L. Varin, PhD (1970)

Professor of Business. BS, 1967, MS, 1970, Southern Oregon College; PhD, 1975, Oregon State University.
Edward B. Versluis, PhD (1978)
Professor of English. BA, 1963, State College of Iowa; MA, 1965, PhD, 1972, University of Chicago.
Dale Vidmar, MLS (1997)
Assistant Professor of Library and Information Science, Electronic Resources and Instruction Coordinator. BA, 1987, MA, 1995, Southern Oregon State College; MLS, 1996, Kent State University.
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Cynthia M. Wallace, MA (1992)

Instructor of English. BA, 1969, Colorado College, Colorado Springs; MA, 1975, San Francisco State College.
Susan Williams Walsh, PhD (1988)
Assistant Professor of Communication. BS, 1984, MS, 1985, Southern Oregon State College; PhD, 1998, University of Oregon.
Allan Weisbard, MSW (1998)
Instructor, Counselor, Director of Counseling Services. BA, 1972, Lewis and Clark College; MSW, 1990, Portland State University.
Charles W. Welden, PhD (1990)
Associate Professor of Biology. BS, 1977, Tulane University; MS, 1981, PhD, 1984, Colorado State University.
David West, MA (1995)
Instructor, Coordinator of Native American Studies. BS, 1981, University of Oregon; MA, 1990, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
John D. Whitesitt, DEd (1981)
Professor of Mathematics. BS, 1969, MS, 1970, MS, 1977, EdD, 1980, Montana State University.
Curt T. Whittaker, BA (1994)
Associate Professor, Associate Director of User Services, Computing Services. BA, 1986, Brigham Young University.
Richard J. Wilkins, PhD (1998)
Assistant Professor of Communications. MA, 1993, University of Tampere, Finland; PhD, 1999, University of Massachusetts.
Daniel Wilson, PhD (1989)
Associate Professor of Computer Information Science. BA, 1981, University of Washington; MS, PhD, 1988, University of Oregon.
Josie Wilson, PhD (1988)
Professor of Psychology. BA, 1968, University of Wisconsin; MA, 1974, Western Michigan University; MA, 1980, PhD, 1985, Georgia State University.
Ted Wright, PhD (1999)
Assistant Professor of Education. BS, 1979, Southern Oregon State College, MEd, 1981, PhD, 1990, Pennsylvania State University.
Vincent Craig Wright, MFA (1994)
Associate Professor of English. BA, 1989, MFA, 1993, University of South Carolina.
Peter Wu, PhD (1994)
Associate Professor of Physics. BA, 1978, Macalester College, Saint Paul; MSc, 1980, PhD, 1987, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
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Kemble R. Yates, PhD (1987)

Professor of Mathematics. BS, 1982, University of Puget Sound; MS, 1984, PhD, 1987, Washington State University.
Lisa C. Yates, PhD (1989)
Associate Professor of Mathematics. BS, 1984, Gonzaga University; MS, 1986, PhD, 1989, Washington State University.
Laura L. Young, MA (1994)
Instructor of English. BS, 1974, Millersville State College; MA, 1977, University of Virginia.
Linda Wilcox Young, PhD (1994)
Associate Professor of Economics. Chair, Department of Economics. AB, 1976, PhD, 1987, University of California, Berkeley.
Petey Young, PhD (1980)
Professor of Education. BA, 1951, University of Michigan; MS, 1977, California State University, Hayward; PhD, 1980, University of Wisconsin.
Lynne Young-Rosa, MSBA (1983)
Assistant Professor, Associate Director of Business Services. BA, 1987, Southern Oregon State College; MSBA, 1989, Southern Oregon State College.
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Todd D. Zakrajsek, PhD (1994)

Associate Professor of Psychology. BS, 1985, Lake Superior State College; MS, 1987, PhD, 1992, Ohio University.
B. Cecilia Zapata, PhD (1998)
Associate Professor, Director of Multicultural Affairs. BA, 1981, University of Massachusetts; MPH, 1983, Yale University; PhD, 1989, University of Cali
fornia, Berkeley.
Carol Zinn, MSE (1999)
Assistant Professor of Education. BS, 1988, MSEd, 1995, Southern Oregon State College.

 


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