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Allied Health and Emergency Services

Carol Fawcett - Dean, Allied Health and Emergency Services


Nursing, Allied Health, and Human Services
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Name/Title Education Office Hours
Marcia Bulthuis
Associate Professor, Nursing
  • B.S.N., Trinity Christian College
  • M.S., Andrews University
 M: 8:30 - 10 a.m.
 T: 8:30 - 11 a.m.
 W: 2 - 3 p.m.
Danielle Coleman
Associate Professor, Nursing
  • A.A.S., Prairie State College
  • B.S., Governors State University
  • M.S.N., Governors State University
 M:9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
 T: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
 W:12 - 2 p.m.
Patrice Eberhardt
Professor/Coordinator/Director, Nursing
  • B.S.N., Rush University
  • M.S.N., Rush University
  • D.N.P., Governors State University

 M: 1 - 4 p.m.
 T:  1 - 3 p.m.
 W: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Maureen Giglio
Associate Professor, Nursing
  • A.A.S., Moraine Valley Community College
  • B.S.N., Purdue University-Calumet
  • M.S., Saint Xavier University
  • D.N.P., Governors State University
 MT: 7:30- 8a.m./12-1:30p.m.
 W: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
(After Clinical)
Maureen Grady
Professor, Nursing
  • A.A.S., Prairie State College
  • B.S.N., Purdue University
  • M.S., Purdue University
  • D.N.P., Governors State University
 MT: 7:30- 8a.m./12- 1:30p.m.
 W:  6 - 7 p.m. 
By appointment at Clinical Site
Michelle Keane
Assistant Professor, Nursing
  • A.D.N., Prairie State College
  • B.S.N., Purdue University-Hammond
  • M.S.N., Benedictine University-Lisle
 MT: 9a.m - 12p.m./4 - 5p.m.
 WTH: 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. / at clinical
Diane Miller
Associate Professor, Nursing
  • A.D.N., Prairie State College
  • B.S.N., Governors State University
  • M.S.N., Governors State University

 MT: 1 - 3 p.m.
 TH: 6 - 7 p.m.*
*By appointment only at Clinical Site

Edward O'Donnell
Assistant Professor, Nursing
  • B.S., Chicago State University
  • M.S.N., Lewis University
 MT: 7:30 - 8 a.m/12 - 2 p.m.
 TH: 7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Angela Simpson
Associate Professor, Nursing
  • A.S., Kennedy-King College
  • B.S., Lewis University
  • M.S.N., Lewis University

 M: 8 - 10 a.m.
 T: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
 W:  3 - 4 p.m.
 F: 10 - 11 a.m. (by
 appointment

Denita Williams
Assistant Professor, Certified Nursing Assistant and Nursing

  • A.A.S., Olive-Harvey College
  • B.S., Governors State University
  • MDiv., Garrett Evangelical THeological Seminary
  • M.S.N., University of Phoenix

M:  Appointment only
T: 9:30 - 10:45 a.m.
WTH: 3 - 5 p.m.

Linda Zroskie
Professor and Dept. Chair, Nursing
  • B.S.N., Saint Xavier University
  • M.S.N., Aurora University
  • D.N.P., Governors State University
 M: 7:30 - 8 a.m. & 12 - 2 p.m.
T: 7:30 - 8 a.m. & 12 - 1 p.m.
WTH: 7:30 - 8 a.m.* 
*At clinical site by appointment only 

Dental Hygiene and Surgical Technology  
Dental Hygiene  Surgical Technology

Name/Title Education Office Hours
Carol Braun
Supervising Dentist, Co-coordinator and Assistant Professor, Dental Hygiene
  • B.S., Illinois State University
  • D.D.S., Loyola University

 M:  11a.m. - 1 p.m.
T: 12 - 1 p.m.
TH: 1 - 2 p.m.
 F: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Rebecca Buckle
Assistant Professor, Dental Hygiene
  • A.A.S., William Rainey Harper College
  • B.S.D.H., College of Southern Nevada
  • M.Ed., Concordia University
 
Sue Foundos-Biegel
Supervising Dentist
  • D.D.S., University of Illinois
  • B.S., Loyola University
  • Dental Hygiene Certificate, Loyola University
 M: 8 a.m - 12 p.m. 
TF: – 3 - 4 p.m.
Second 8 Weeks Hours:
M: 11 a.m - 12 p.m./4 - 5 p.m.
T :3 - 5 p.m.
 F: 3 - 4 p.m.
Kathleen Karwoski
Assistant Professor, Dental Hygiene
  • A.A.S., Prairie State College
  • M.A., Governor State University
 M: 1 - 3 p.m.
W: 12 - 1 p.m.           
TH: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. & 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Patricia Hoyt
Temporary Assistant Professor, Surgical Technology
  • A.A.S. College of DuPage
  • B.G.S., Northern Illinois University

MT: 7:30 - 8 a.m.
MW: 1 - 2 p.m.
THF: 6:30 - 7:15 a.m. at clinical sites

Julie Wedster
Surgical Technology/Program Coordinator
  M: 7:30-8 a.m./12-2 p.m
T:7:30-8a.m./12:30-2:30p.m.
TH: 12-2 p.m.
 F: 7:30-8 a.m. 

Fitness
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Name Education Office Hours
Pamela Kraay
Coordinator, Physical Education and Fitness Center
   MTWTHF: 8a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Counseling
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Name Education Office Hours
Sarah Hein
Counselor, Chair, and Coordinator, Transfer
  • B.S.W., University of Kansas
  • M.A., Northwestern University
MTWF: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
TH:9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Shannon Word
Personal Counselor and Chair, Academic Services and Counseling
  • B.S., University of Illinois-Chicago
  • M.S., Governors State University
M: 9:30a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
TWTHF: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Lunch varies

 

Career and Technical Education

Janice Kaushal - Dean, Career and Technical Education


Business

Name Education Office Hours
Joseph Berlinski
Professor, Business
  • B.S., Northern Illinois University
  • M.B.A., DePaul University
M: 12 - 2 p.m.
TTH : 8 - 9:30 a.m.
Colleen Ivancic
Assistant Professor, Accounting and Business
  • B.S., Marquette University-Milwaukee
  • M.S., Governors State University
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
TTH: 9 - 11 a.m.
W: 1 - 2 p.m. 
Marcianne Schusler
Professor and Coordinator, Business
  • B.S., University of Illinois
  • M.B.A., Saint Xavier University
MW: 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
T: 1 - 2 p.m

Early Childhood Education

Name Education Office Hours
Christopher Fogarty
Professor/Coordinator, Education
  • B.S., Northern Illinois University
  • M.B.A., DePaul University
MW: 9:30 - 11 a.m.
TH:  9:30 - 11:30 a.m

Graphic Communication, Photography
 Website

Name Education Office Hours
Rebecca Slagle
Associate Professor, Visual Communications/Multimedia Arts and Coordinator, Photography
  • A.A.S., Prairie State College
  • B.F.A., THe School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • M.F.A., Governors State University 
MW:  12:20 - 2:20 p.m.
TH: 3:50 - 4:50 p.m.

Music Production

Name Education Office Hours
Jonathan Pierre
Assistant Professor, Music and Coordinator, Music Production
  • B.A., Columbia College-Chicago
  • Avid Certification (Pro-Tools)
M: 9 - 10 a.m.
TTH:  1 - 3 p.m. 

Industrial Technology 
Manufacturing Electrical Automotive

Name Education Office Hours
Tony Gumushian
Professor, Chair, and Coordinator, Automotive Technology
  • B.S., Western Michigan University
  • M.S., University of Illinois
M: 2:15 - 4:15 p.m.
W: 8 - 9 a.m.,12:45 - 1:45p.m.
TH: 2 - 3 p.m.
Georgia Karras
Associate Professor and Coordinator, Industrial Electricity
  • B.S., Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • Licensed Professional Engineer
T: 12 -2 p.m.
W: 3:30 - 5:30 p.m
TH: 3 - 4 p.m..
 Chad Vlietstra
Associate Professor and Coordinator, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
  • A.A.S., Prairie State College
  • B.S., Waldorf College
  • HVACR Certificate, Prairie State College
M: 4 - 5 p.m.
W: 3 - 6 p.m.
TH: 5 - 6 p.m. 
Martin Wolfe
Assistant Professor and Coordinator, Manufacturing/Welding
  • B.S., Eastern Illinois University
  • M.S., Eastern Illinois University
T: 2 - 5 p.m.
W: 1 - 3 p.m

Information Technology
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Name Education Office Hours
Jackie Dennis
Professor, Computer Information Technology and Coordinator, ITAPP/ITNET/ITPRG/ ITWEB
  • B.S. Southern Illinois University
  • M.A., Roosevelt University
  • Executive Information Technology Certificate, Regis University
MW: 10 - 11:30 a.m.
T: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Brian Donovan
Assistant Professor, Information Technology/Dept. Chair
  • B.S., Tlane University
  • M.S., DePaul University
M: 2 - 5 p.m.
WTH: 4 - 5 p.m.  

 

Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Elighie Wilson - Dean, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences


English
 
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Name Education  Office Hours
Alanna K. Cotch
Professor, English. Honors Program Coordinator
  • B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College
  • M.A., University of Maine
  • Ph.D., University of New Mexico
MW: 1 - 2:30 p.m.
TTH: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Annette Dolph
Assistant Professor, English
  • B.A., Saint Mary's College of Notre Dame
  • M.A., Ball State University
M: 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
TTH: 10 - 11 a.m.
W: 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Jason Evans
Professor, Developmental Writing and English. Developmental Writing and Reading Coordinator
  • B.A., Milligan College
  • M.A., University of Chicago
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois-Chicago
MWTH: 10 - 11 a.m.
T: 10 - 11 a.m. & 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Jessica Gravely
Associate Professor and Coordinator, English
  • B.A., University of North Carolina
  • M.A., Wake Forest University
TTH: 11a.m. - 12 p.m.
W: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Megan Hughes
Associate Professor, Reading/English
  • B.A., Northeastern Illinois University
  • M.A., University of Illinois-Chicago
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois-Chicago
TTH: 9:30 - 11 a.m.
W: 12 - 2 p.m.
Jessica Nastal Dema
Associate Professor, English
  • B.A., Loyola University
  • M.S., St. Louis University
  • M.A., Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (Spain)
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
MTW: 9 - 11 a.m.

Thomas Nicholas
Associate Professor and Chair, English
  • B.A., Northern Michigan University
  • M.A., Ohio State University
  • M.L.I.S., Kent State University
MW: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
T: 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. 
Patrick M. Reichard
Associate Professor, English/Developmental English
  • B.A., Villanova University
  • M.A., University of Chicago
M: 9-9:30a.m./12:30-1:30p.m.
TTH: 1:30 - 2 p.m.
W: 9-9:30a.m./12:30-2:30p.m.
Elise Spencer
Assistant Professor, English and Coordinator, Writing Center
  • B.A., Averett University
  • M.A., Loyola University
MW:11am-12:30pm/1:45-2:30pm 
T: 10:30 - 11 a.m.
Justin Vidovic
Associate Professor, English 
  • B.A., Wayne State University
  • M.A., Wayne State University
  • Ph.D., Wayne State University

MTH: 1:50 - 3:15 p.m.
T: 1:50 - 3:20 p.m.
W: 1:50 - 2:30 p.m.

Kisha Wells
Associate Professor, English
  • B.A., Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
  • M.A., Southern Illinois University-Wdwardsville
MW: 9-9:30 a.m./2-2:30 p.m.
TTH:9-9:30a.m/11a.m-12p.m.

 Communication 
Website

Name Education Office Hours
Brianna Abate
Assistant Professor, Communication
  • A.A., College of DuPage
  • B.S., Bradley University
  • M.A., Miami University (Ohio)
MW: 7:30-8 a.m/11-12:30p.m 
TTH:7:30 - 8 a.m.
Joshua Green
Associate Professor and Coordinator, Communication
  • B.S., Miami University of Ohio
  • M.A., Miami University of Ohio
  • M.F.A., University of California (UCLA)
MW: 10 - 11 a.m.
TTH:  9-9:30 a.m./3-4 p.m.

Dana Trunnell
Assistant Professor, Communications
  • B.A., Illinois State University
  • M.A., Illinois State University
M: 2 - 3 p.m.  
TTH: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

Humanities
Website

Name Education  Office Hours
Max Hammond
Associate Professor, Humanities
  • B.A., Brigham Young University
  • M.A., Brigham Young University
  • M.A., University of Chicago
TTH: 7:30-8a.m./9:30 11a.m.
W: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Hyrum LaTurner
Associate Professor, Humanities
  • A.A., Dixie Community College
  • B.A., Brigham Young University
  • M.A., Brigham Young University
  • Ph.D., University of Chicago
MW: 9 - 11 a.m.
TTH: 9:15 - 11 a.m.
George Streeter
Associate Professor and Coordinator, Humanities
  • B.A.,Yale University
  • Ph.D., University of Chicago
MW: 9-9:30am/11am-12pm
TTH: 2 - 3 p.m.

Fine and Performing Arts
Website

Name Education Office Hours
Valerie Nicholson
Professor and Coordinator, Performing Arts/Music
  • B.M.Ed., Murray State University
  • M.A., Governors State University
M: 1 - 2 p.m.
TTH: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Paul Rinaldi
Professor and Coordinator, Arts
  • B.A., Fairfield University
  • M.F.A., Brooklyn College, City University of New York
MW:10-11a.m. /1:45-2:30p.m.
T: 10-11 a.m./1:45-2:15 p.m.
(in K-100)
Louis Shields
Professor, Art History
  • B.A., Governors State University
  • M.A., Governors State University
  • M.F.A., Northern Illinois University
M: 9-9:30a.m./12:15-2:15p.m.
T: 3 - 4 p.m.
W: 9-9:30a.m./12:15-1:15p.m.

 Foreign Languages
Website

Name Education Office Hours
Teresa McCann
Associate Professor and Coordinator, Spanish/Coordinator, Faculty Development
  • B.A., University of Northern Iowa
  • M.A., University of Northern Iowa
  • M.A.T.L., University of Southern Mississippi
MW 9 - 11 a.m.
T: 9 - 10 a.m. (Online)

Social Science 
History Education Political Science Sociology Psychology Social Science 

Name Education Office Hours
Cynthia Cornejo
Associate Professor, Psychology
  • B.A., Roosevelt University
  • M.A., Illinois School of Professional Psychology/Argosy University
  • PsyD., Illinois School of Professional Psychology/Argosy University
MW:  11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
TTH: 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Lalinda De La Fuente
Associate Professor, Sociology, and Coordinator, Social Sciences
  • B.S., Florida International University
  • M.A., Roosevelt University
MW: 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. T:10 - 11 a.m.
TH:9:30 - 11 a.m.
Dianne DeSousa
Associate Professor and Coordinator, Psychology/Dept. Chair
  • B.A., Lake Forest College
  • Ph.D., Loyola University
M: 2 - 2:30 p.m.
T: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
TH: 9:30 - 11 a.m.
Christopher Fogarty
Professor and Coordinator, Education
  • B.A., Long Island University
  • M.Ed., National-Louis University
MW: 9:30 - 11 a.m.
TH: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
André Halliburton
Associate Professor, Psychology
  • B.S., Chicago State University
  • M.S., Chicago State University
  • Ph.D., Loyola University
MW: 8 - 9:30 a.m./2 - 3 p.m.
T: 3- 4 p.m (by appointment only)
Craig Mulling
Professor, Sociology
  • B.A., Baldwin Wallace College
  • M.A., Bowling Green State University
  • Ph.D., University of Hawaii

M: 2 - 3 p.m.
T: 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
TH: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Justin Pariseau
Associate Professor and Coordinator, History
  • B.A., Boston College
  • M.A., College of William and Mary
  • Ph.D., College of William and Mary
M: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
TW: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Andrew Schott
Professor, Political Science
  • A.A., Carl Sandburg College
  • B.A., University of Illinois-Springfield
  • M.A., Northern Illinois University
  • M.A., University of Illinois-Springfield
T: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
WTH: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

 

Mathematics and Science

Debra Prendergast - Dean, Math and Science


Mathematics  
Website

Name Education Office Hours
Susan Ecsi
Professor, Developmental Mathematics and Coordinator, Mathematics
  • B.A., Purdue University-Calumet
  • B.S., Purdue University-Calumet
  • M.S., Purdue University-Calumet
MW;  2:15 - 3:30 p.m.
TTH: 2:45 - 4 p.m. 
Melanie Eddins-Spencer
Professor, Mathematics
  • B.S., Alabama State University
  • M.A., University of Alabama
  • Ph.D., University of Alabama
MWTH: 9 -10 a.m 
T: 9-10 a.m./2:30-3:30 p.m. 
 Brian Garant
Associate Professor, Mathematics
  • B.S., Central Michigan University
  • M.A., Central Michigan University
M: 5:30-7p.m./8:45-9:15p.m.
TW: 5:30 -7 p.m. 
Steven Kifowit
Professor, Mathematics
  • B.S., Northern Illinois University
  • M.S., Northern Illinois University
  • Ph.D., Northern Illinois University
MW: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
TTH: 10:30 - 12 p.m. 
Natalie McGathey
Associate Professor, Mathematics
  • B.S., Lewis University
  • M.S., University of Illinois-Chicago
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois-Chicago
MW: 1:20 - 2:30 p.m.
TTH: 9 - 10:30 a.m.
Kevin Marks
Associate Professor, Mathematics
  • B.S., DePaul University
  • M.A., Illinois Institute of Technology
MW: 9 - 11 a.m.
TTH: 9:15 - 11 a.m. 
Katharine Sims-Drew
Associate Professor and Chair, Mathematics
  • B.S., Harvey Mudd College
  • M.S., Northwestern University
MW: 12:15 -1:15 p.m.
T: 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
W: 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.
TH: 9:45-10:45am/11:30-12:30pm
Terra A. Stamps
Professor, Mathematics
  • B.S., University of Montevallo
  • M.A., University of Alabama
MW: 1 - 2 p.m.
TTH: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Natural Sciences
Biology Chemistry Physical Science Physics

Name Education Office Hours
Christa Adam
Professor, Biology and Coordinator, Adjunct Faculty
  • B.S., University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana
  • M.S., University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana
  • Ph.D., University of Kentucky
MW: 9-10:30am/1:30-2:30pm.
TTH: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
W: 9 - 10:30 a.m.
Reuben E. Barrett
Professor, Biology
  • B.A., Webster University
  • B.S., Southern Illinois University
  • D.C., Logan College of Chiropractic
  • J.D., William Howard Taft University
MW: 3 - 4 p.m. / 6:30 - 7 p.m.
TTH: 3 - 4 p.m.
Christine Brooms
Associate Professor and Chair, Natural Science; Coordinator, Chemistry
  • B.A., University of Chicago
  • Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
MTTH: 9 - 10 a.m.
W: 9 - 10 a.m. / 12 - 1 p.m.
Lee Anne Burrough
Professor and Coordinator, Physical Science/Earth Science/Geology
  • B.S., Trinity University
  • M.S., University of Illinois
MW: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
TTH: 11am-12pm/3-3:30pm
Nicholas E. Halm-Lutterodt
Professor and Coordinator, Biology
  • B.A., University of Illinois-Chicago
  • M.D., St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada
M: 2 - 4 p.m.
W: 2 - 2:30 p.m./ 3:30 - 4 p.m.
F: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Angela Hung
Assistant Professor, Biology
  • B.A., New College of Florida
  • Ph.D., University of New Mexico
TTH:  12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
W: 12 - 2 p.m.
Erica Lannan
Associate Professor, Biology
  • B.S., Iowa State University
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
MTWTH: 8:20 - 9:20 a.m.
F: 11a.m. - 12 p.m. 
Craig Nelson
Professor, Biology
  • B.S., Illinois College
  • M.A., Loyola University
  • D.O., Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
MW: 6 - 6:30 p.m. 
T: 7:30-8a.m./11:30-12 p.m.
TH: 7:30-8 a.m./9:20 a.m.-12 p.m./1:20-3:30 p.m.
Mohammad Salami
Professor and Coordinator, Physics
  • B.S., Texas Southern University
  • M.S., University of Illinois-Chicago
M: 3 - 4 p.m.
TTH: 4 - 6 p.m.
Medhat Shaibat
Associate Professor, Chemistry
  • B.Sc., Al-Quds University, AbuDies, West Bank
  • M.S., Roosevelt University
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago
MW: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
T: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
TH: 4 - 6 p.m

Johnson Thomas
Assistant Professor, Biology

  • B.S., University of Madras, Chennai
    M.S., University of Western Australia, Perth
  • Ph.D., Loyola University of Chicago
TTH: 2 - 4 p.m.
F: 11 a.m. - 12  p.m.
Haiming Wang
Assistant Professor, Physics
  • B.S., Fudan University, Shanghai
  • M.S., University of Tokyo
  • Ph.D., University of Tokyo
MW: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
TH: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

 Adult Education
Kim Marisa Kunce - Dean Adult Education

Adult Education Adult Literacy ESL GED Transition Services

Name Education Office Hours
Jennifer Eick-Magan
Associate Professor, ESL, and Dept. Chair, Adult Education
  • B.A., Central College
  • M.A., Ball State University
MWTH: 1 - 2 p.m.
T: 1 - 3 p.m. 
Laura Guill
Assistant Professor/Coordinator, Adult Basic and Secondary Education
  • B.A., Valparaiso University
  • M.A., Purdue University Calumet

MTTH: 1 - 3 p.m.
W: 1 - 2 p.m.

Library
Carolyn Ciesla - Dean, Learning Resources and Assessment 

Website

Name Education Office Hours
Thane Montaner
Associate Professor, Chair, and Collection Management Librarian
  • B.A., University of South Florida
  • M.A., University of Illinois-Chicago
  • M.L.I.S., Dominican University
M: 1 - 2 p.m.
TW: 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
F: 9 - 11 a.m.
Katherine Sleyko
Outreach and User Services Librarian/Associate Professor
  • B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • M.L.I.S., Dominican University
 By Appointment