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University Administrators and Faculty

President and Provost

Wayne Watson, President (2009): Ph.D. Northwestern University.

Sandra Westbrooks, Provost/Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, (2006): Ph.D., Indiana State University.

Deans

Justin Kanayo Akujieze, Dean, School of Grauate and Professional Studies, P r ofessor of Physics (1991); Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology.

Joseph A. Balogun, Dean, College of Health Sciences (1999); Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh.

Nellie Maynard, Acting Dean, Continuing Education and Nontraditional Programs (1999); Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Derrick Collins, Interim Dean, College of Business (2010); MBA, University of Chicago School of Business.

Richard Darga, Acting Dean, Library (2004); Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Sylvia Gist, Dean, College of Education Professor of Technology and Education (1996); Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Cheryl Green, Dean of Freshman Experience (2009); Ph. D, Southern Illinois, Carbondale

Rachel Lindsey , Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Professor of Psychology (1976); Ph.D. University of Chicago.

Richard Milo , Dean, Honors College (2004); Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Miriam Mobley-Smith , Dean, College of Pharmacy (2010); Pharm. D. University of Illinois.

Chairpersons

John Agada, Department of Library, Information and Media Studies (2009); Ph.D., University of Pittsburg.

Rohan Attele, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science and Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science (1995); Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Floyd Banks, Biological Sciences (1984); Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles.

Mary Grace Bator, Health, Physical Education, Recreation (1984); Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago.

Mario Beatty, African American Studies (2007); Ph.D. Temple University.

Zafar A. Bokhari, Marketing, M.B.A.; Roosevelt University.

Emmett Bradbury III , Criminal Justice (2008); Ph.D. Northwestern University.

Cathryn Busch, Chairperson of Special Education, Early Childhood Education, and Bilingual Education (1994); Ph.D. University of Illinois.

Rosemary Buteau, Reading, Elementary Education, Middle School, and Bilingual Ed. (1997); Ed.D. National Louis University.

Robert Chierico, Foreign Languages and Literatures (1984); Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Lillian K. Dawson, Art and Design, Associate Professor of Art (1995); M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art.

Ivy Dunn, Psychology (1997); Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas.

Elmer Gentry, Pharmaceutical Sciences (2006); Ph.D. University of Kansas.

Atha Hunt, Accounting and Finance, (1975); J.D,. Roosevelt University

David Kanis, Chemistry and Physics, (2008); Ph.D. University of Wisconsin Madison.

Christine List, English, Communications, Media Arts and Theatre, 2010, Ph. D., Northwestern University

Delores Nobles-Knight, (2006); Pharm. D. University of Southern California; MPH, Harvard.

Mikal Rasheed, Department of Social Work (1997), PhD. University of Illinois, Chicago.

Arthur Redman, Geography, Economics, Anthropology, and Sociology (2005); Ph.D. University of Massachusetts.

Leslie Roundtree, Occupational Therapy (1993); D Hsc. University of Indianapolis.

Bernard Rowan , Department of History Philosophy, and Political Science (2006); Ph. D. University of Chicago.

Norma Salazar, Educational Leadership, Curriculum, and Foundations (1992); Ed.D., Northern Illinois University.

Mark Smith, Music (1990); M.M., American Conservatory of Music.

Patrick Williams

Administrators

Andre Bell, Vice President Enrollment Management.

Erma Brooks-Williams, Liaison to the Board of Trustees/Governmental Affairs.

Danielle Broadwater, Director of Student Housing.

Mary Butler, Director of Academic Evaluations and Advisement.

Patrick Cage , General Counsel.

Carol O. Carson-Warner, Director Ghana Textbook Project.

Ken Calvin , Director of Recruitment, Retention, and Development, College of Business.

Lois Davis, Registrar.

Sudie Davis, Athletic Director.

Ce Cole Dillon, Chief Information Officer.

Curticine Doyle, Director of Telecommunications.

Michael Ellison, Associate Dean, College of Pharmacy.

Addie Epps, Director of Admissions.

Patricia A. George, Executive Director of Enrollment Services.

Nancy Grim, Associate Dean, College of Education.

David Hampton, Director of Examinations.

Jerald L. Henderson, Director of Assessment/Program Quality.

Bonita Herring, Coordinator of Contract, Sales, and Development Training.

Carnice Hill, Coordinator of Course Scheduling.

Tiffany Hope, Acting Director of the Office of International Programs.

Brenda J. Hooker, Director of Financial Aid.

Chengren (Sharon) Hu, Director of Technical Services.

Felicia Horton , Associate Director of Internal Communications.

Mara Jackson, Director of Student Activities.

Debrah Jefferson, Assistant Vice President for Academic Personnel and Contract Administration.

Charisse Johnson, Director of Experiential Education, College of Pharmacy.

Lee Junkans, Director of Career Development Center.

Quarysh Lansana, Director of Gwendolyn Brooks Center

M. Dawn Liddicoatt , Director of Teacher Certification (1986); MSEd., Chicago State University.

Christine List , Coordinator, Communications, Media Arts and Theatre.

Romi Lowe, Director of Certificates and Graduation.

Glen Meeks, Vice President Administration and Finance.

John Meehan, Internal Auditor.

Samir Miari, Associate Vice President for Institutional Research and Evaluation.

Michael Orr , Director of Facilities.

Ari Patawaran, Acting Director of Budget, Resource Planning, and Risk management.

Humberto Rivera, Director, Nontraditional Degree Programs

Dr. Sophia Jones-Redmond , Director of Field Placement.

Sandra Sanders, ADA Coordinator of the Abilities Office of Disabled Student Services.

Julian Scheinbuks, Acting Director of Distance Learning.

Victor Sorrell , Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Distinguished Progessor.

Concetta Williams, Director, Freshman Composition Program.

Linda Simpson, Director, Office of Special Events.

Lisa Young, Director, Wellness/Health Center.

Terri Young, Director of Engineering Studies.

Faculty

Aida Abraha, Associate Professor of Chemistry, (2003) Ph.D., Loyola University of Chicago.

Ajayi Adesuyi , Professor of Biomedical Sciences, (2007); Ph.D., University of Glasgow, Scotland.

Tunde Akinmoladun , Associate Professor of Environmental Health (2006); Ph.D., University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Saleem M. Abuleil, Associate Professor of Management Information Systems (2000), Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology.

Brenda Eatman Aghahowa, Chairperson Department of English, Communications, Media Arts and Theatre, (1998); Ph.D., University of Illinois, D. Ministry, University of Chicago Divinity School.

Philip C. Aka. Professor of Political Science (2000); Ph.D., Howard University.

Victor K. Akatsa, Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science (1991); Ph.D., University of Kentucky.

Justin Kanayo Akujieze, Professor of Physics (1991); Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology. 

Walid M. Al-Ghoul, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, (2002); Ph.D., Rutgers University-New Brunswick.

Khalid S. Alsamara, Associate Professor of Management Information Systems, (2001); Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology.

Suad J. Alwan, Professor of Management Information Systems, (1988); D.B.A., Mississippi State University.

Beverley Anderson, Professor of Sociology, 2004, Ph.D. Boston College

Mary Anderson, Assistant Professor of Nursing (1994); M.S. in Nursing., St. Xavier University.

Joyce Owens Anderson , Curator of University Galleries Program and Assistant Professor of Art and Design (2006); M.F.A., Yale University.

Sarah L. Austin, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy, (2001); M.S., Western Michigan University.

Moussa Ayyash, Assistant Professor,of Industrial Technology Education (2007); Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology.

Pamela A. Bachmeyer, Associate Professor of Nursing (1986); Ph.D., Loyola University of Chicago.

Floyd W. Banks, Professor of Physiology (1984); Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles.

Timothy J. Bell, Professor of Botany (1987); Ph.D., Rutgers University.

Phillip A. Beverly, Associate Professor of Political Science (1994); Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago.

Lindsay Bicknell-Hentges, Professor of Psychology (1991); Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University.

Robert E. Bionaz, Associate Professor of History (2002), Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Judith Birgen, Associate Professor of Sociology and Social Work (1998), Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Daniel R. Block, Associate Professor of Geography, Economics, & Anthropology (1999); Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles.

Mark Bouman, Professor of Geography (1984); Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Samuel Bowen, Professor Emeritus of Physics (1995); Ph.D., Cornell University.

Patrice Boyles, Assistant Professor of Technology & Education (2002); M.S.E.D, Chicago State University.

Emmett L. Bradbury, Associate Professor of Philosophy (1996); Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Carrie Breitbach, Assistant Professor of Geography (2005), Ph.D. Syracuse University

Jacqueline K. Bryant, Associate Professor of English (1998); Ph.D., Kent State University.

Linnae Bryant, Assistant Professor of Accounting (1994); J.D., DePaul University.

Sarah Buck, Assistant Professor of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (2007; Ph.D., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Grace Buchanan, Assistant Professor of Psychology (2006);Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

Sabita Busch, Professor of Nursing (1995); D.N.Sc., Rush University.

Liyana M. Cabraal, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, Curriculum and Foundations, (2001); Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana.

Tollie Carter, Associate Professor of Accounting (1986); M.B.A., University of Illinois at Chicago.

Notre R. Chatman, Assistant Professor of Library and Information Services (1995); M.A., Governors State University.

Jan-Jo Chen, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science (1997); Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago.

Johng-Chern Chern, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science (1995); Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology.

Robert J. Chierico, Professor of Foreign Languages (1984); Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Chang K. Choi, Professor of Finance, (1980); D.B.A., California State University – Los Angeles.

Chongim Choi, Associate Professor of Art and Design, (2000); Ph.D., Florida State University.

Paula Mitchell-Chrishon, Assistant Professor of Psychology (2004); Ph.D.,Michigan State University

Raymond H. Y. Chu, Professor of Mathematics & Computer Science (1975); Ph.D., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.

Kimberly A. Coble, Associate Professor of Physics (2004); Ph.D., University of Chicago

Jacqueline A. Conley, Associate Professor of Psychology (1999); Ph.D., Howard University.

Robyn J. Conner-Gilbert, Assistant Professor, Reading, (2005), Ed. D., Loyola University

Marc S. Cooper, Professor of Criminal Justice (1986); J.D., Harvard University.

Ernst Coupet, Associate Professor of Finance, (2001); Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago.

Jeff Crisman , Assistant Professor of Art and Design (2007); M.F.A., University of Illinois - Chicago

Shaila Christofferson , Assistant Professor of Art and Design (2007); M.F.A., University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Phillip Cronce, Associate Professor of Philosophy, (2000); Ph.D., DePaul University.

Lorraine A. Daniel, Assistant Professor of Counseling Center, (2000); Ph.D., Wright State University.

Lillian K. Dawson, Associate Professor of Art and Design (1995); M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art.

Alonzo DeCarlo, Associate Professor, Psychology, (2000); Ph.D., University of Toledo.

Kathleen A. Degnan, Instructor, Library and Information Services (2002); MA., Dominican/ Rosary College.

Evelyne M. Delgado-Norris, Associate Professor of Modern Languages (1998); Ph.D. Northwestern University.

Agber Dimah, Professor of Political Science (1993); Ph.D., Washington State University.

Ivy Dunn, Professor of Psychology (1997); Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Margaret C. Dust, Associate Professor of Psychology (1993); Ph.D., Andrews University.

Michael C. Edwards, Assistant Professor of Counseling Center, (2001); Ed.D., Harvard University.

Melanie T. Ellexson, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy (2000); D.HSc., University of Indianapolis

Charlesetta Ellis, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, Curriculum, and Foundations (1992); Ph.D., Loyola University.

Kelly Norman Ellis, Associate Professor of English (1998); Ph.D., University of Kentucky.

John F. Erickson, Assistant Professor of Mathematics And Computer Science (2007); Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL.

Mark A. Erhart, Professor of Biological Sciences (1990); Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago.

Victor Etta, Associate Professor of Psychology (1991); Ph.D., University of Pittsburg.

Mary Q. Faulhaber, Professor of Library and Information Services (1974); M.S.L.S., Atlanta University.

Karla F. Fernandez de Aseff, Assistant Professor of Spanish, (2002); Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Maria Y. Moreno-Florido, Assistant Professor of Spanish (2007) Ph.D. Washington University in St Louis.

Richardson M. Fleuridor, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, (2003); Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University.

Jane L. Florine, Professor of Music (1997); Ph.D., Florida State University.

Meton R. Gadelha, Associate Professor of Art and Design, (2000); M.Arch., Cranbrook Academy of Art.

Athanase Gahungu, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, Curriculum and Foundation, (2001); Ed.D., Northern Arizona University.

Joyce Ache Gana, Assistant Professor of Biological Science, (2001); Ph.D., South Dakota State University.

Francisco Garcia, Associate Professor of Music (1974); Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Maria T. Garreton, Professor of Bilingual Education (1981); Ph.D., Miami University (Ohio).

Edmundo I. Garcia, Assistant Professor of Physics (2008) Ph. D. University of Maryland.

Eddy H. Gayton, Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures (2004), Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Alain Gavin, Professor of Art and Design (1974); M.F.A., Brooklyn College, City University of New York.

Monique Germain, Assistant Professor of Nursing (1996); M.S. in Nursing, St. Xavier University.

Dawit Getachew, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science (1986); Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Kelvin Gilchrist, Assistant Professor of Industrial Technology, (2007); Ed.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Tadesse W. Giorgis, Professor of Psychology (1992), Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Paul Gomberg, Professor of Philosophy (1988); Ph.D., Harvard University.

Gabriel Gomez, Associate Professor of Library Science/Communications Media (1998); Ph.D.,Northwestern University.

Regina M. Grabowski, Assistant Professor of Nursing (1986); D.N.Sc., Rush University.

Janet L. Grange, Associate Professor of Accounting (1989); J.D., University of Illinois at Chicago.

Nathaniel B. Grant, Assistant Professor of Library and Instruction Services (1996); M.A., Governors State University.

Artisia V. Green, Associate Professor of Communications, Media Arts and Theatre Program (2005) , M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University.

Nancy C. Grim, Assistant Professor of Elementary Education, (2000); Ph.D. University of Illinois, Chicago

Tanisha Guy, Assistant Professor of Psychology (2005); Ph.D., St Mary’s University.

Kathleen A. Haefliger, Assistant Professor of Library and Information Services, (2001); M.A., University of Minnesota-Duluth.

Qing Haley, Assistant Professor of Library & Information Services (2005), M.L.S. Dominican University

Janet I. Halpin, Associate Professor of Geography (1996); Ph.D., University of Ottawa.

Karen Hardney, Assistant Professor of Health Studies (1986); M.S.Ed., Chicago State University

Beverly M. Harper, Assistant Professor of Nursing (1976); Ed.D., Nova Southern University.

Timothy E. Harrington, Associate Professor of Reading, Elementary Education, and Library Information Media Studies, (2000); Ph.D., Cleveland State University.

Sherelene Harris, Associate Professor of Reading, (2003); Ed.D Nova Southeastern University.

Austin V. Harton, Associate Professor of Physics (2009) PhD., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Forrest E. Hazard, Professor of English (1968); Ph.D., University of Wisconsin- Madison.

James Hendricks, Associate Professor of Music, (1999); M.F.A., Northern Illinois University.

Leon Hendricks, Assistant Professor, Leadership, Curriculum & Foundations (2004), Ed. D. Loyola University.

Aref Hervani, Assistant Professor of Economics (2005), Ph.D. West Virginia University.

Elizabeth Arnott-Hill, Assistant Professor of Psychology (2006); Ph.D., DePaul University.

Lun-Pin Ho, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science (1986); Ph.D., Texas Tech University.

William L. Howard, Professor of English (1997); Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana.

Daniel J. Hrozencik, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science (2002); Ph.D., University of Notre Dame.

Atha Hunt, Associate Professor of Accounting (1975); J.D., Roosevelt University.

Linda B. Hureston, Professor of Nursing (1978); Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Songodina Ifatunji, Associate Professor of Communications, Media Arts and Theatre (1990); M.F.A., University of Massachusetts.

Gail H. Ito, Assistant Professor of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (1999); Ed.D., Northern Illinois University. Angelique Jackson, Assistant Professor of Reading, (2006), Ed.D. Loyola University.

Karel A. Jacobs, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences (2005), Ph.D. University of California-Davis.

Esther J. Jenkins, Professor of Psychology (1977); Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Lixing Jia, Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science (1994); Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago.

Jesse Johnson, Assistant Professor of Library and Instruction Services (1997); M.S., Chicago State University.

Beverly M. John, Professor of Sociology (1998); Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley.

Marva Jolly, Assistant Professor of Art and Design (1990); M.S. Governor’s State University.

Hannah A. Jones, Associate Professor of History (1992); Ph.D., Northwestern University.

LeRoy Jones II, Associate Professor of Chemistry (2000); Ph.D., University of South Carolina.

Virginia-Ellen Jones, Chairperson of Reading, Elementary Education and Library Information and Media Studies and Professor of Reading (1992); Ph.D., Loyola University.

Claudia Joplin, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, Curriculum and Foundations (2007), Ed. D., Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.

Kathy-Anne Jordon, Assistant Professor of Special Education (2006): Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University.

Soo Y. Kang, Professor of Art and Design (1995); Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

David R. Kanis, Chairman of the Department of Chemistry and Physics and Professor of Chemistry (1994); Ph.D., University of Wisconsin Madison.

Terrence J. Kearney, Professor of Marketing (1995); D.B.A., Indiana University, Bloomington.

Margaret A. Kelly, Associate Professor, Elementary Education (2000); Ed.D Loyola University. Thomas Kenemore, Associate Professor of Social Work (2003); Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Lionel Kimble, Jr., Assistant Professor of History (2005), Ph.D. University of Iowa.

Leslie C. Baker Kimmons, Assistant Professor of Sociology (2001); Ph.D., Howard University.

George Knox, Professor of Criminal Justice (1988); Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Wolanyo Kpo, Professor of Management (1985); Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology.

Mark A. Kutame, Associate Professor of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (2000); Ph.D., Ohio State University.

Rita Kucera, Professor of History (1963); Ph.D., Loyola University of Chicago.

Ann E. Kuzdale, Associate Professor of History (1996); Ph.D., University of Toronto.

Azungwe I. Kwembe, Assistant Professor of Library and Information Services (2003); M.L.I.S., Dominican/Rosary College.

Quarysh Lansana, Director of Gwendolyn Brooks Center and Associate Professor of English, (2001); M.F.A, New York University.

John J. Larsen, Professor of Special Education (1976); Ed.D., Loyola University of Chicago.

Carl L. Lawson, Sr., Assistant Professor of Special Education, Early Childhood/Bilingual Education (2005), Ph.D. Southern Illinois University.

Lorraine M. Lazouskas, Assistant Professor, Library and Information Services (1996); M.L.S., Rosary College.

Carol Leach, Associate Professor of Political Science (1993); Ph.D., Southern Illinois University.

Elroy M. Leach, Professor of Economics (1985); Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago.

Ruth A. Leroy, Assistant Professor of Health Information Administration (1987); M.S., Governors State University.

Robert J. LeSuer, Associate Professor of Chemistry (2005); Ph.D. University of Vermont.

Peter J. Linden, Assistant Professor of Technology and Education (1995); Ph.D., Loyola University.

Christine J. List, Professor of Communications, Media Arts and Theatre (1990); Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Ben-Chieh Liu, Professor of Management Information Systems (1982); Ph.D., Washington University.

Jia Lixing, Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science (1994); Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago, IL

Florah Luseno, Associate Professor of Special Education (1997); Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute State University (Virginia Tech.).

John J. Lynch, Associate Professor of Psychology, (2000); Psy.D., Chicago School of Professional Psychology.

Alexander Makedon, Professor of Educational Leadership, Curriculum, and Foundations (1989); Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Kimberly A. Mann, Assistant Professor of Social Work (1999); Ph.D., Loyola University, Chicago.

Kristy Mardis, Associate Professor of Chemistry (2004); Ph.D. University of Wisconsin Madison.

Andrew G. Masselli, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences (2003); Ph.D., University of Georgia.

Sharon Lee McCarthy, Professor of Chemistry (1991); Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Louis Pancho McFarland, Assistant Professor of Sociology (2005), Ph.D. University of Texas.

Bartley L. McSwine, Associate Professor of African American Studies, (1991); Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School.

Mariana G. Meeker, Assistant Professor of Library and Information Services (1977); M.A., University of Denver.

Robert B. Meeker, Professor of Library and Information Services (1979); M.L.S., Syracuse University.

Treadwell Merrill, Assistant Professor of Library and Information Services (1986); M.A.L.S., Rosary College.

Beverly R. Meyer, Professor of Library and Information Services (1982); M.A., Northern Illinois University.

Richard G. Milo, Dean of the Honors College and Professor of Anthropology (1995); Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Michael N. Mimnaugh, Professor of Chemistry (1983); Ph.D., Purdue University.

Annie Moore, Professor of Library and Information Services (1974); M.A.L.S., University of Wisconsin.

Suzuko Morikawa, Associate Professor of History (2002); Ph.D., Temple University.

Gebeyehu Mulugeta, Associate Professor of Geography (1994); Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Jean Murphy, Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education (1999); Ed.D., National Louis University.

Paul M. Musial, Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science (2002); Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago.

Saidou M. N’Daou, Professor of History (1997); Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Debra J. Nelson, Assistant Professor of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (1999); Ed.D., Northern Illinois University.

Asare Nkansah, Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2004); Ph.D., University of Cincinnati.

William J. O’Brien , Assistant Professor of Art and Design (2007); M.F.A., School of the Art Institute Chicago.

Sharon O’Donnell, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science (1985); D.A., University of Illinois at Chicago.

Christine N. Ohale, Professor of English and Speech, (2001); Ph.D., University of Nigeria.

Elizabeth Osika, Assistant Professor of Technology and Education (2005): Ph.D. Purdue University.

Sureshrani Paintal, Professor of Early Childhood Education (1993); Ph.D.; Pennsylvania State University.

Yvonne M. Patterson, Assistant Professor, Counseling Center (2005), Psy.D. Argosy University Illinois School of Professional Psychology.

Marian Perkins, Assistant Professor Criminal Justice (1998); J.D., Howard University.

Eric L. Peters, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences (1996); Ph.D., Colorado State University.

Nampeang Pingkarawat, Professor of Economics (1982); Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago.

Gregory Place, Associate Professor Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (2002); Ph.D., Indiana University – Bloomington.

Venkateswara Potluri, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences (2002); Ph.D., Banaras Hindu University.

Patricia Prendergast, Chairperson of the Department of Nursing and Associate Professor of Nursing, (1986); D.N.Sc. Rush University.

Barbara J. Price, Assistant Professor, Health Information Administration (2001); M.P.A., University of Illinois at Chicago.

William Jason Raynovich, Assistant Professor of Music (2007); D.M.A. , University of Illinois at Urbana.

Arthur Redman, Chairman of the Department of Geography, Sociology, Economics, and Anthropology and Associate Professor of Sociology, (1991); Ph.D., University of Massachusetts.

Edward J. Reed ( Justy), Associate Professor of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (2002); Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities.

Alesia Richardson, Assistant Professor of Psychology (1998); M.A., Western Michigan University.

Robert Richter, Associate Professor of Chemistry (2003); Ph.D., University of Missouri- Columbia.

Rosemary Ricks-Saulsby, Assistant Professor of Nursing (1986); Ph.D., Walden University.

Felix M. Rivas , Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2006); Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo. Barbara Roper, Assistant Professor of Accounting (1998); M.S., DePaul University.

Kathy Rosa , Assistant Professor of Library Information and Media Studies, (2007), Ed.D Universiy of Houston,

Thomas B. Rowan III, Chairman of the Department of History, Political Science and Philosophy and Associate Professor (1996); Ph.D, University of Chicago. of Political Science (1996); Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Steven Rowe (2007), Assistant Professor of History (2007); Ph.D., Duke University

Mel S. Sabella, Associate Professor of Physics (2001); Ph.D., University of Maryland.

Behrooz Saghafi, Professor of Management Information Systems (1987); Ph.D., SUNY at Buffalo.

Yan D. Searcy, Assistant Professor of Social Work and Sociology (1995); Ph.D., University of Chicago. 

Carol Schultz, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, Curriculum and Foundations (2007), Loyola University at Chicago.

Sherri F. Seyfried, Associate Professor of Social Work (2002) Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago. Juanita C. Sharpe, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences (2003); Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Virginia S. Shen, Professor of Foreign Languages and Literature (1991); Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Lute Smith, Associate Professor of Accounting (1988); J.D., John Marshall Law School.

Mark Smith, Chairman of the Department of Music and Professor in Music (1990); M.M., American Conservatory of Music.

Regina Smith, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy (2005), M.S. University of Illinois at Chicago.

Charlene C. Snelling, Assistant Professor of Library and Information Services (1990 M.S., Atlanta University.

Richard J. Solakiewicz, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science (1988); Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Victor A. Sorell, University Distinguished Professor & Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, (1969); M.A., University of Chicago.

John L. Stedl, Professor of Management Information Systems (1984); Ph.D., University of Delaware.

Patricia Steinhaus, Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education (1999); Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana.

Roxanne Stevenson, Professor of Music (1992); M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana.

Marjorie M. Stinespring, Professor (Emeritus) of Mathematics and Computer Science (1986); Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana.

Nicole Y. Strange, Associate Professor of Reading, (2001); Ed.D, Temple University.

Mark A. Sudeith, Professor of Music (1984); D.Mus., Indiana University-Bloomington.

Kevin Swier, Associate Professor of Biological Science (1997); Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Robert J. Szyman, Assistant Professor of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (2007); Ph.D., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Douglas Thomson, Professor of Criminal Justice and Sociology (2002); Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago.

Gabrielel M. Toth, Assistant Professor of Library Information Services (2005), M.S. University of Illinois/Urbana.

Nasiah Cirincione Ulezi, Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education (2006); Ed.D. Loyola University of Chicago.

Andrea Van Dutor, Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2007); Ed.D., Columbia University.

Cynthia K. Valenciano, Associate Professor of Special Education, Early Childhood, and Bilingual Education (1995); Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago.

Thomas Vaughn, Associate Professor of Accounting (1982); J.D., University of Kansas.

Luis Vidal-Ascon, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science (1995); Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology.

Bernard Walker, Assistant Professor of Philosophy (1996); M.A., Loyola University. John Walsh, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice (2005); MA, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Laurie Walter, Associate Professor Zoology (1984); Ph.D., Yale University.

Guang-Nay Wang, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science (1980); Ed.D., Oklahoma Sate University, Stillwater, OK; Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL.

Jesse Y. Wang, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science (1983); Ph.D., Washington State University; MBA, The University of Chicago.

Karen D. McCurtis-Whitherspoon, Assistant Professor of Psychology, (1998); Ph.D., Loyola University.

Pharaz A. Whitted, Assistant Professor of Music (1998); M.M., Indiana University- Bloomington.

Deborah S. Williams, Associate Professor of Music (2002); M.M., University of Oklahoma Norman.

Renee F. Williams, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice (1980); J.D., University of California at Los Angeles.

Dorcas Williams-Davidson, Associate Professor of Nursing (1988); Ed. D., Nova Southern University

Elizabeth S. Wittbrodt, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy (1989); M.S., Governors State University.

Chyrese Wolf , Assistant Professor of Reading, (2007 ), Ed.D. Loyola University,

Andrea Woodson-Smith, Associate Professor of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (2004);

Ph.D. Texas Woman’s University

Asmamaw Yimer, Assistant Professor of Mathematics & Computer Science (2007); Ph.D., Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

Nuru Yakubu Ubangiji, Associate Professor of English and Speech (1995); Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

George I. Zazi, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science (1984); Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology.

Shuming Zheng, Associate Professor of Physics (2000); Ph.D, Illinois Institute of Technology.