Faculty: A - E

 

Anne Paslean Abasolo
Associate Professor
Student Development Faculty/Counselor

  • B.A., Michigan State University
  • M.S., National-Louis University

Theresa Abrahams
Instructor
Nursing

  • B.S., Aurora University
  • M.S.N., Chamberlain University

Stephanie Adair
Assistant Professor
Philosophy

  • B.A., University of Pittsburgh
  • M.Ed., York University
  • M.A., Duquesne University
  • Ph.D., Duquesne University

Paula Akialis
Assistant Professor
Health Information Technology

  • B.S.N., University of Texas-Austin
  • M.S., Loyola University
  • M.B.A., University of Dallas

Marjorie Allen
Associate Professor
English as a Second Language

  • B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • M.A., American University, Washington, DC

Andrew Anastasia 
Associate Professor
English

  • B.A., Illinois State University
  • M.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Nikki Anderson
Instructor
Art

  • B.F.A., Drake University
  • M.F.A., Stony Brook University

Joseph Angermeier
Instructor
Biology

  • B.S., Indiana University
  • M.S., Texas State University

David Antonides
Associate Professor
Student Development Faculty/Counselor

  • B.S., Santa Clara University
  • M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary; Graduate School of Psychology

Chris Athanassopoulos
Assistant Professor
Engineering

  • B.S., University of Illinois
  • M.S., University of Illinois

Vicki Atkinson
Associate Professor
Dean, Student Development

  • B.A., Roosevelt University
  • M.A. Ed., Roosevelt University
  • Ed.D., Northern Illinois University

Yelda Aydin-Mullen
Assistant Professor
Mathematics

  • B.S., Middle East Technical University - Turkey
  • M.S., Middle East Technical University - Turkey

Lisa Ayers
Professor
Nursing

  • B.S.N., Indiana University
  • M.S.N., Northern Illinois University
  • CNE, Certified Nurse Educator

Susanne K. Bajt
Professor
Computer Information Systems

  • B.S., University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana
  • M.B.A., Lake Forest Graduate School of Management
  • M.S. Ed., University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana
  • Ed.D., University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana

Michael J. Barzacchini
Associate Professor
Director of Marketing Services

  • B.S., Ohio University
  • M.A., Ohio University

Michael Bates
Associate Professor
Dean of Teaching, Learning and Distance Education

  • B.S., Indiana University
  • M.S., University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana
  • Ed.D., National Louis University

Patrick Beach
Professor
Hospitality Management

  • A.B.A., Oakland Community College
  • B.S., Grand Valley State University
  • M.S., Central Michigan University

Getachew Begashaw
Professor
Economics

  • B.A., University of California - Santa Cruz
  • M.A., Michigan State University
  • Ph.D., Michigan State University

Jennifer Bell
Professor
Adult Educational Development

  • B.A., University of Chicago
  • M.A., University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Ed.D., Ferris State University

Michael Bentley Jr. 
Assistant Professor
Humanities

  • B.A., Northwestern University
  • M.A., California Institute of Integral Studies

Kurt Billsten
Assistant Professor
Maintenance/Manufacturing/Welding Technology

  • B.S., Elmhurst College

Margaret Bilos
Associate Professor
Speech/Theatre

  • B.S., Illinois State University
  • M.A., Miami University of Ohio

Lisa Blaylock
Assistant Professor
Mathematics

  • B.A., Southeast Missouri State University
  • M.S., Northern Illinois University

Willis Boughton
Associate Professor
Computer Information Systems

  • B.S., Kansas State University
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois

David Braunschweig
Professor
Computer Information Systems

  • A.A.S., Harper College
  • A.S., Harper College
  • B.G.S., Roosevelt University
  • M.I.S./M, University of Phoenix

Denise L. Brents
Associate Professor
Nursing

  • B.S.N., Loyola University
  • M.S., Northern Illinois University
  • FNP-BC, Northern Illinois University

Laura Brown
Professor
Vice President and Chief Advancement Officer

  • B.A., University of St. Francis

Patricia Bruner
Associate Professor
Graphics Arts Technology

  • B.S., Illinois State University
  • M. Ed., University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana

Helen M. Burroughs
Associate Professor
Psychology

  • B.A., Barat College
  • M.A., Illinois School of Professional Psychology
  • Psy.D., Illinois School of Professional Psychology

Monica Busser
Instructor
Mathematics

  • B.S., Youngstown State University
  • M.A., University of Virginia

Lisa Busto
Associate Professor
Accounting

  • B.S., Marquette University
  • M.B.A., North Central College
  • C.P.A., State of Illinois

Linda Campbell
Associate Professor
Psychology

  • B.A., Roosevelt University
  • M.A., Roosevelt University
  • M.A., Roosevelt University

Kathleen Canfield
Assistant Professor
Director of Job Placement Resource Center

  • B.A., Northern Illinois University
  • M.S. Ed., Northern Illinois University
  • M.A., Northeastern Illinois University

Carol Carlson-Nofsinger
Assistant Professor
Paralegal Studies

  • B.A., Elmhurst College
  • J.D., Loyola University - Chicago

Jeremy Chamberlain
Associate Professor
Mathematics

  • B.S., Montana State University
  • M.S., Northern Illinois University
  • Ph.D., Northern Illinois University

Malathy Chandrasekar
Associate Professor
Economics

  • B.A., University of Madras
  • M.A., Bharathidasan University

Kimberly Chavis
Associate Professor
Dean of Health Careers

  • B.S., Loyola University
  • M.S., Loyola University
  • Ed.D., Benedictine University

Tong Cheng
Professor
Biology

  • B.S., Wuhan University
  • M.S., Wuhan University
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago

William Clark
Professor
Mathematics

  • B.A., Northwestern University
  • M.S., Northwestern University

Gregory Clemons
Professor
Music

  • B.M.E., University of Kansas
  • M.A., California State University

Kevin Cole
Assistant Professor
Physical Sciences

  • B.S., University of Illinois at Chicago
  • M.S., University of Illinois at Chicago

Susan Contarino
Associate Professor
Interim Chief Information Officer/Director of Client Services

  • B.S., Roosevelt University
  • M.B.A., Keller Graduate School

Ana Contreras
Instructor
English

  • B.A., University of Dayton
  • M.A., Butler University
  • M.A., Indiana University

Maria Coons
Professor
Vice President of Strategic Alliances and Innovation/Board Liaison

  • B.S., Indiana University
  • M.B.A., Loyola University
  • Ed.D., National Louis University

Karega Cooper
Associate Professor
Mathematics

  • B.S., Clark Atlanta University
  • M.S., Clark Atlanta University

Kelly Coronado
Assistant Professor
English as a Second Language

  • B.A., University of Iowa
  • M.A., University of Illinois at Chicago

Katherine Coy
Assistant Professor
Director of Institutional Research

  • B.A., Florida Atlantic University
  • Ph.D., University of Iowa

Brian Cremins
Professor
English

  • B.A., Dartmouth College
  • M.A., University of Connecticut, Storrs
  • Ph.D., University of Connecticut, Storrs

Gerardo Cruz
Assistant Professor
World Languages - Spanish

  • B.A., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • M.A., Marquette University

Lin Cui
Professor
English as a Second Language

  • B.A., Shanghai University of International Business and Economics - Shanghai, China
  • M.A., University of Waterloo - Ontario, Canada

Rebecca Curtin
Associate Professor
Computer Information Systems

  • B.S., Iowa State University
  • M.Ed., National-Louis University

Karen Koczaja Dailey
Associate Professor
Chemistry

  • B.S., University of Notre Dame
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Deborah Damcott
Professor
Physical Sciences

  • B.S., Pennsylvania State University
  • M.S., University of Michigan
  • Ph.D., University of Michigan

Enrique D'Amico
Associate Professor
Computer Information Systems/Graphic Art Technology/Web Development

  • B.S., Elmhurst College

Michele DeCanio
Associate Professor
Student Development Faculty/Counselor

  • A.G.S., College of DuPage
  • B.A., National-Louis University
  • M.S., National-Louis University

Carl Dittburner
Professor
Architectural Studies

  • A.A.S., Harper College
  • B.Arch., Illinois Institute of Technology; Licensed Architect - IL
  • M.A., Illinois Institute of Technology

Thomas J. Dowd Jr.
Professor
Chemistry

  • B.A., State University of New York at Potsdam
  • Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Geoffrey Durian
Associate Professor
Mathematics

  • B.S.ME, Washington University (Missouri)
  • B.S., Purdue University
  • M.S., Northern Illinois University

James Edstrom
Professor
Librarian

  • B.A., University of Illinois
  • M.S.L.I.S., University of Illinois
  • M.A., University of Illinois

Monica Edwards
Professor
Sociology

  • B.S., Illinois State University
  • M.S., Illinois State University
  • Ph.D., Loyola University

Julie Ellefson-Kuehn
Professor
Chemistry

  • B.S., DePaul University
  • M.S., DePaul University
  • M.Ed., National–Louis University
Last Updated: 5/3/21