2018 - 2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

Meet the Faculty

Faculty List Alphabetically

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Rebecca Ulland

  • Professor
  • Modern Languages and Literatures
  • 166 Whitman Hall
  • Phone: 906-227-1820
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2006
  • Education
  • B.A., Carleton College
  • M.A., University of Minnesota
  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota
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Matthew Van Grinsven

  • Assistant Professor
  • Earth, Environmental and Geographical Sciences
  • 3001 New Science Facility
  • Phone: 906-227-2500
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2015
  • Education
  • B.S., Northern Michigan University
  • M.S., Michigan Technological University
  • Ph.D., Michigan Technological University
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Laura VandenAvond

  • Assistant Professor
  • Psychology
  • 1001 New Science Facility
  • Phone: 906-227-2935
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2017
  • Education
  • B.S., University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
  • M.S., Illinois State University
  • Ph.D., Loyola University of Chicago
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Jeffrey Vickers

  • Interim Department Head
  • Associate Professor
  • Music
  • 110 Thomas Fine Arts
  • Phone: 906-227-1807
  • Fax: 906-227-2165
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2014
  • Education
  • B.M., University of Mississippi-Oxford
  • M.M., Indiana University
  • D.M., Indiana University
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Margaret Vroman

  • Professor
  • College of Business
  • 310d Cohodas Hall
  • Phone: 906-227-1865
  • Fax: 906-277-2930
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2008
  • Education
  • B.S., Western Michigan University
  • M.A., Western Michigan University
  • J.D., University of Toledo
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Gregory Warchol

  • Professor
  • Criminal Justice
  • 2506 Jamrich Hall
  • Phone: 906-227-1617
  • Began teaching at NMU in 1998
  • Education
  • B.A., University of Illinois-Chicago
  • M.A., University of Illinois-Chicago
  • Ph.D., Michigan State University
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Leslie Warren

  • Dean-Library & Instructional Support
  • Professor
  • Libary Instrctnl Sup/Library
  • 205 Learning Resource Center
  • Phone: 906-227-2402
  • Fax: 906-227-1333
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2013
  • Education
  • B.A., Indiana University-Bloomington
  • M.L.I.S., Dominican University
  • J.D., Indiana University-Bloomington
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Tracy Wascom

  • Assistant Professor
  • Art and Design
  • Art and Design RM 184
  • Phone: 906-227-2193
  • Fax: 906-227-2276
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2005
  • Education
  • B.F.A., University of Louisiana-Lafayette
  • M.F.A., Syracuse University
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Ruth Watry

  • Professor
  • Political Science
  • 201W Cohodas Hall
  • Phone: 906-227-1824
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2000
  • Education
  • B.A., Mankato State University
  • M.A., Washington University-St. Louis
  • M.B.A., University of New Mexico
  • Ph.D., University of Delaware
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Dale Wedig

  • Professor
  • Art and Design
  • Art and Design RM 106
  • Phone: 906-227-1490
  • Began teaching at NMU in 1983
  • Education
  • B.S., University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
  • M.A., Iowa State University
  • M.F.A., Arizona State University
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Helen Wedin

  • Professor
  • School of Nursing
  • 3314 New Science Facility
  • Phone: 906-227-2831
  • Fax: 906-227-1658
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2004
  • Education
  • B.A., Smith College
  • B.S.N., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • M.S.N., Northern Michigan University
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner
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Mark Welke

  • Assistant Professor-TAS
  • Technology and Occupational Sciences
  • 227C Jacobetti Complex
  • Phone: 906-227-1535
  • Began teaching at NMU in 1991
  • Education
  • A.A.S., Kirtland Community College
  • F.A.A. Designated Mechanics Examine, Certified FAA Airframe and Powerpla
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Robert Whalen

  • Professor
  • English
  • 3248 Jamrich Hall
  • Phone: 906-227-2678
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2002
  • Education
  • B.A., York University, Canada
  • M.A., University of Toronto, Canada
  • Ph.D., University of Toronto, Canada
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Kristen White

  • Assistant Professor
  • School of Education/Leadership/Public Services
  • 179 Whitman Hall
  • Phone: 906-227-2728
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2018
  • Education
  • B.A., Michigan State University
  • Ph.D., Michigan State University
  • M.A.T., Madonna University
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Eugene Wickenheiser

  • Professor
  • Chemistry
  • 3123 New Science Facility
  • Phone: 906-227-2985
  • Began teaching at NMU in 1998
  • Education
  • B.Sc., University of Regina-Canada
  • Ph.D., University of British Columbia-Canada
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Mandi Wilkins

  • Assistant Professor
  • School of Nursing
  • 2129 New Science Facility
  • Phone: 906-227-1367
  • Fax: 906-227-1658
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2013
  • Education
  • Certificate, Northern Michigan University
  • B.S.N., Northern Michigan University
  • D.N.P., Northern Michigan University
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Suzanne Williams

  • Professor
  • Chemistry
  • 3301 New Science Facility
  • Phone: 906-227-1068
  • Began teaching at NMU in 1993
  • Education
  • B.S., Michigan Technological University
  • Ph.D., University of Maryland
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Alan Willis

  • Department Head
  • Professor
  • History
  • 208DD Cohodas Hall
  • Phone: 906-227-1228
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2001
  • Education
  • B.A., Emory University
  • M.A., Emory University
  • Ph.D., Syracuse University
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Carter Wilson

  • Department Head
  • Professor
  • Political Science
  • 208 Cohodas Hall
  • Phone: 906-227-2019
  • Fax: 906-227-1819
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2013
  • Education
  • B.A., Wayne State University
  • M.A., Wayne State University
  • Ph.D., Wayne State University
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George Wilson

  • Assistant Professor
  • College of Business
  • 304 I Cohodas Hall
  • Phone: 906-227-2597
  • Fax: 906-227-2930
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2013
  • Education
  • B.B.A., University of Memphis
  • Ph.D., University of Georgia
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Robert Winn

  • Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Professor
  • Biology
  • 2111 West Science
  • Phone: 906-227-2700
  • Fax: 906-227-2703
  • Began teaching at NMU in 1999
  • Education
  • B.S., Idaho State University
  • M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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John Woelfl

  • Instructor-TAS
  • Technology and Occupational Sciences
  • 101 Jacobetti Complex
  • Phone: 906-227-1541
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2017
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David Wood

  • Professor
  • Honors Program Director
  • English
  • 3228 Jamrich Hall
  • Phone: 906-227-2112
  • Fax: 906-227-1096
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2007
  • Education
  • B.A., Skidmore College
  • M.A., University of Alaska-Fairbanks
  • Ph.D., Purdue University
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Carl Wozniak

  • Associate Professor
  • School of Education/Leadership/Public Services
  • 189 Whitman Hall
  • Phone: 906-227-2728
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2011
  • Education
  • B.A., University of Michigan
  • M.A., Eastern Michigan University
  • Ph.D., Western Michigan University
  • Teacher Certification, Eastern Michigan University
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Glenn Wrate

  • Professor
  • Engineering Technology
  • 126 Jacobetti Complex
  • Phone: 906-227-2186
  • Fax: 906-227-1549
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2014
  • Education
  • B.S., Michigan Technological University
  • M.S., Michigan Technological University
  • Ph.D., Michigan Technological University
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Elizabeth Wuorinen

  • Director School of Health and Human Performance
  • Professor
  • School of Health and Human Performance
  • 201b PEIF
  • Phone: 906-227-1135
  • Fax: 906-227-2181
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2016
  • Education
  • B.A., Central Michigan University
  • M.S., Northern Michigan University
  • Ph.D., University of Michigan
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Jeffrey Wuorinen

  • Special Instructor
  • School of Health and Human Performance
  • 201 PEIF
  • Phone: 906-227-2130
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2019
  • Education
  • B.S., Norwich University
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Abigail Wyche

  • Department Head
  • Associate Professor
  • Social Work
  • 346 Gries Hall
  • Phone: 906-227-2935
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2012
  • Education
  • B.S.W., Virginia Commonwealth University
  • M.S.W, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University
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Shuang Xie

  • Assistant Professor
  • Communication and Performance Studies
  • 211 Thomas Fine Arts
  • Phone: 906-227-1644
  • Fax: 906-227-2071
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2010
  • Education
  • M.A., Sichuan University
  • M.S., Texas Christian University
  • Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
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Fei Xu

  • Assistant Professor
  • Libary Instrctnl Sup/Library
  • 3219 Jamrich Hall
  • Phone: 906-227-1798
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2018
  • Education
  • B.S., Zhengzhou University, Henan, China
  • M.L.I.S., McGill University
  • M.S., Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
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Renxin Yang

  • Professor
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • 2416 Jamrich Hall
  • Phone: 906-227-1120
  • Fax: 906-227-1212
  • Began teaching at NMU in 1996
  • Education
  • B.A., Jiangxi Normal University, China
  • M.A., University of Toledo
  • Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
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Stephen Yao

  • Assistant Professor
  • College of Business
  • 303d Cohodas Hall
  • Phone: 906-227-2910
  • Fax: 906-227-2930
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2014
  • Education
  • B.S., Hebei University of Economics and Business
  • M.S., Central University of Finance and Economics
  • Ph.D., Mississippi State University
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Qinghong Zhang

  • Professor
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • 2218 Jamrich Hall
  • Phone: 906-227-1511
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2003
  • Education
  • B.S., Nanjing Normal University, China
  • M.S., Nankai University, China
  • Ph.D., University of Iowa
  • M.C.S., University of Iowa
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Roxin Zhang

  • Professor
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • 2208 Jamrich Hall
  • Phone: 906-227-1596
  • Began teaching at NMU in 1991
  • Education
  • B.A., Lanzhou University, China
  • Ph.D., University of Washington
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Mounia Ziat

  • Associate Professor
  • Psychology
  • 320 Gries Hall
  • Phone: 906-227-2948
  • Fax: 906-227-2954
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2011
  • Education
  • M.A., Compiegne University of Technology
  • Ph.D., Compiegne University of Technology
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Susy Ziegler

  • Associate Dean of Arts & Sciences/EEGS Department Head
  • Associate Professor
  • Earth, Environmental and Geographical Sciences
  • 3001 New Science Building
  • Phone: 906-227-2500
  • Fax: 906-227-1621
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2010
  • Education
  • B.A., Dartmouth College
  • M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Anna Zimmer

  • Assistant Professor
  • Modern Languages and Literatures
  • 145 Whitman Hall
  • Phone: 906-227-2940
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2015
  • Education
  • B.A., Carleton College
  • M.A., Georgetown University
  • Ph.D., Georgetown University
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Nancy Zimmerman

  • Professor
  • Music
  • 120 Thomas Fine Arts
  • Phone: 906-227-1043
  • Began teaching at NMU in 1987
  • Education
  • B.M., University of Arizona
  • M.M., University of Arizona
  • D.M.A., University of Arizona
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Brian Zinser

  • Assistant Professor
  • College of Business
  • 310H Cohodas Hall
  • Phone: 906-227-1810
  • Fax: 906-227-2930
  • Began teaching at NMU in 2014
  • Education
  • A.B., University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign
  • M.B.A., Northwestern University
  • D.B.A., Anderson University
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