Graduate Catalog 2000–02 Faculty

Wiliam Andersen - Assistant Professor of Physics (1995) - B.S., Baylor; PH.D., M.I.T.

Regina Aragon - Associate Professor of Mathematics (1993) - B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado.

Jeff Arthur - Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education (1995) - B.S., M.S., Eastern New Mexico University

Donald F. Averill - Associate Professor of Chemistry (1978) - B.A., M.S., Washington State University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska.

Christopher Ayer - Assistant Professor of Music (1997) - B.M., Acadia University; M.A., New England Conservatory of Boston; DMA Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music.

Sherrie Bettenhausen - Associate Professor of Special Education (1992) - B.S., M.S., Minot State University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Douglas Bice - Assistant Professor of Economics (1997) - B.S., University of Connecticut; M.A., University of New Hampshire; Ph.D., University of Kentucky.

Mary Jo Billiot - Assistant Professor of Accounting (1997) - B.B.A., M.B.A., University of Southern Mississippi; D.B.A., Mississippi State University.

Nina G. Bjornsson - Assistant Professor of English (1999) - B.A., M.A., Colorado State University; Ph.D., University of Arizona.

William H. Brunsen - Graduate Coordinator; Professor of Finance; (1987) - B.S., Eastern New Mexico University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Nebraska.

Janet K. Buzzard - Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems (1996) - B.S., Missouri Southern State College; M.S., Pittsburgh State University; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University.

Anne M. Cable - Associate Professor of Computer Science (1997) - B.A., State University of New York; M.S., Ph.D., University of New Mexico.

Patrice Caldwell - Executive Director of Planning and Analysis/Institutional Renewal; Associate Professor of English (1980) - B.A., University of Southern California, Los Angeles; M.A., Ph.D., University of California.

Tracy A. Carr - Assistant Professor of Music (1999) - B.M., University of Rhode Island; M.M., Miami University; D.M.A., University of Southern California.

James Constantopoulos - Associate Professor of Geology; Curator, Miles Mineral Museum. (1990) - B.S., California State University/ Northridge; M.S., Ph.D., University of Idaho.

Fred Cordova - Professor of Psychology (1992) - B.A., Eastern New Mexico University; M.Ed., Pan American University; Ph.D., University of New Mexico.

Dale N. Davis - Professor of Marketing (1982) - B.S., Berry College; M.B.A., D.B.A., Georgia State University.

Michael W. Donaghe - Associate Professor of English (1984) - B.A., University of Oklahoma; M.A., Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., Purdue University.

Mary E. Drabbs - Chair, Department of Health and Physical Education; Graduate Coordinator; Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education (1997) - B.S., Western Montana College; M.S., Eastern Washington University; Ed.D., The University of Texas.

Stephen Durand - Associate Professor of Anthropology (1991) - B.A., Purdue University; M.A., Eastern New Mexico University; Ph.D., University of Washington.

I. Thurman Elder - Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Professor of Mathematics (1966) - B.S., M.A., Eastern New Mexico University; Ph.D., Texas Tech University.

Jerry Everhart - Graduate Coordinator, Associate Professor of Elementary Education (1995) - B.S., M.A., Ed.D., East Carolina University.

Gretchen Foley - Assistant Professor of Music (1999) - B.M., B.M.E., Memorial University; Ph.D., University of Western Ontario.

Peter Frechette - Assistant Professor of Counseling (1996) - B.S., Boston State College; M.Ed., University of New Hampshire; Ed.D., Mississippi State University.

Jennifer K. Frey - Assistant Professor of Biology (1998) - B.S., M.S., Emporia State University; Ph.D., University of New Mexico.

Everett L. Frost - President; Professor of Anthropology (1970) - B.A., University of Utah; Ph.D., University of Oregon.

Janet O. Frost - Graduate Coordinator; Professor of Anthropology (1970) - A.A., College of Southern Utah; B.A., University of Utah; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oregon.

Alan W. Garrett - Chair, Department of Educational Studies and Special Education; Associate Professor of Secondary Education and Education Foundations; (1992) - B.S., University of Oklahoma; M.Ed., Abilene Christian University; Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin.

Donna Gee - Chair, Department of Curriculum and Instruction; Professor of Elementary Education; (1990) - B.S., Lubbock Christian University; M.Ed., Ed.D., Texas Tech University.

David Gerig - Interim Dean, College of Fine Arts; Professor of Music; (1984) - B.A., Goshen College; M.M., University of Iowa; D.M.A., University of Illinois.

Leslie Anne Gill - Graduate Coordinator, Assistant Professor of Psychology (1996) - B.A., Loyola Marymount; M.A., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University.

David D. Hemley - Assistant Professor of Finance (1998) - B.A., Northern Illinois University; M.A., Northern Illinois University; M.B.A., Regis University; Ph.D., Colorado State University.

Newton Hilliard - Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2000) - B.S., Wayland Baptist University; Ph.D., Texas Tech University.

Cheryl Holloway - Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education (1999) - Ph.D., The University of New Mexico.

Suzanne S. House - Assistant Professor of Communicative Disorders (1999) - B.S. Eastern New Mexico University; M.S., University of Washington, Ph.D., Texas Tech University.

Carol L. Howald - Assistant Professor of Mathematics (1997) - B.A., B.S.Ed, M.Ed., University of Missouri-Columbia; Ph.D. University of Iowa.

Gerry Huybregts - Dean, College of Business, Associate Professor of Management (1988) - B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Mark M. Isham - Associate Professor of Education (1983) - B.A., Lea College; B.S., Bemidji State College; Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin.

V. Scott Johnson - Associate Professor of Psychology (1981) - B.S., Oklahoma City University; M.S., Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., Iowa State University.

John W. Kenney, III - Graduate Coordinator; Associate Professor of Chemistry (1982) B.S., University of Nevada; Ph.D., University of Utah.

Mellinee K. Lesley - Assistant Professor of Reading Education (1997)-B.A., University of Iowa; M.A., New Mexico State University.

Matthew J. Linton - Assistant Professor of Biology (2000) - B.A., University of Utah; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Zhiming Liu - Graduate Coordinator; Assistant Professor of Biology (1998) - B. Agr., Shanghai Fisheries University; M.S., South China Normal University, M.S., The University of Washington, Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Robert D. Long - Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2000) - B.S., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University.

Julia Rosa Lopez-Emslie - Professor of Bilingual Education (1981) - B.S., University of Albuquerque; M.A., Florida International University; Ph.D., New Mexico State University.

Marvin M. F. Lutnesky - Chair, Department of Biology; Assistant Professor of Biology (1992) B.S., M.S., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of Hawaii.

Marian Matthews - Director High Plains Writing Project; Associate Professor of Elementary Education; (1991) - B.S., University of Texas; M.S., Radford University; Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

William Randall McFerrin - Chair, Department of Advanced Business Studies; Assistant Professor of Economics (1995) - B.B.A., University of Oklahoma; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Phillip C. Million - Graduate Coordinator; Associate Professor of Communicative Disorders; (1992) - B.S., Phillips University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma.

John Montgomery - Chair, Department of Anthropology and Applied Archaeology.; Director, Agency for Conservation Archaeology; Associate Professor of Anthropology (1984) - B.A., University of Arizona; M.A., Texas Tech University; Ph.D., University of Colorado.

Kenneth Moore - Dean, College of Education (2000) - B.A., M.S.E., Wichita state University; Ed.D., University of Houston.

Donald Morris - Chair, Department of Advanced Business Studies; Assistant Professor of Accounting (1997)-B.A., California State University; M.A., M.S. De Paul University; Ph.D. Southern Illinois University.

Myron Mortazavi - Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences (2000) - B.A., Karaj College of Mathematics and Economics/Management; M.B.A., Oklahoma City University; M.S., Central Washington University; Ph.D., University of Wyoming.

Renee Neely - Assistant V.P. for Academic Affairs; Professor of Psychology (1975) B.A., M.A., Ed.S., Eastern New Mexico University; Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado.

Scott Nutter - Associate Professor of Physics (1994) - B.S., University of Georgia; M.S., Ph.D., Indiana University.

Antony Oldknow - Professor of English (1987) - B.A., M.Ed., University of Leeds; M.S., University of Edinburgh; Ph.D., University of North Dakota.

John Olsen - Director, School of Music (1989) - B.M., Hartt College of Music; M.M., Manhattan School of Music; D.M.A., University of Southern California.

Ollie Oviedo - Associate Professor of English (1989) - B.A., Baruch College, The City University of New York; M.A., The New School for Social Research; Ph.D., New York University.

Kathleen Peca - Professor of Education Administration (1988) - B.A., Loyola University; M.A., Ed.D., Northern Illinois University.

Gary S. Pfaffenberger - Professor of Biology (1978) - B.S., Southern Utah State College; M.S., University of Idaho; Ph.D., Northern Arizona University.

Robert W. Pierce - Chair, Department of Physical Sciences; Director, Electron Microscopy Facility; Associate Professor of Geology (1982) - A.B., Monmouth College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Richard E. Propes - Associate Professor of Mathematics (1982) - B.A., Eastern New Mexico University; Ph.D., Kansas State University.

Cindy C. Quintana - Assistant Professor of Bilingual Education (1999) - B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of New Mexico.

Colin T. Ramsey - Assistant Professor of English (2000) - B.A., University of Iowa; M.A., University of Arkansas - Little Rock.

Janet R. Roehl - Graduate Coordinator; Associate Professor of Journalism (1993) - B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Kathleen C. Salter - Chair, Department of Mathematics; Professor of Mathematics (1972) - B.S., University of Detroit; M.S., Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Victoria D. Sanchez - Assistant Professor of Management (1972) - B.A., M.B.A., Eastern New Mexico University; D.B.A., Arizona State University.

Lee E. Scanlon - Associate Professor of Mass Communication (1989) - B.S., Brigham Young University; M.A., American University; Ph.D., Brigham Young University.

Anthony B. Schroeder - Chair, Department of Communication, Professor of Communication (1976) - B.A., Adams State College; M.A., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Annette Garcia Sehorn - Assistant Professor of Marketing (1998) - B.S., M.B.A., Eastern New Mexico University; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Elizabeth Self - Associate Professor of Psychology (1994) - B.A., San Diego State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas.

Michael F. Shaughnessy - Professor of Psychology (1983) - B.A., Mercy College; M.S.Ed., P.D., Bank Street College of Education; M.S., College of New Rochelle; Ed.D., University of Nebraska.

Phillip H. Shelley - Dean of the Graduate School, Professor of Anthropology (1979) B.A., New Mexico State University; M.A., University of Northern Colorado; Ph.D., Washington State University.

Jerald Spotswood - Graduate Coordinator; Assistant Professor of English (1999) - B.A. University of California, San Diego; M.A., San Diego State University, Ph.D., The University of Alabama.

Christopher E. Stuart - Graduate Coordinator; Assistant Professor of Mathematics (1998) - B.S., University of New Mexico; M.S., Ph.D., New Mexico State University.

Manuel F. Varela - Assistant Professor of Biology (1997) - B.A., University of New Mexico; M.S., Ph.D., University of New Mexico School of Medicine.

Jyl Warner - Assistant Professor of Reading Education (2000) - B.S.Ed., University of Rio Grande; M.Ed., Ohio University.

Linda Weems - Chair, Communicative Disorders Program; Associate Professor of Communicative Disorders; (1995)-B.S., Eastern New Mexico University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Patricia Whitney - Associate Professor of Elementary Education (2000) - B.A., Mount Saint Mary's College; M.A., San Francisco State University; Ed.D., The University of British Columbia.

Suzanne Wilhelm - Assistant Professor Business Administration (1998) - B.S., Eastern Michigan University; J.D., University of Detroit Mercy School of Law; L.L.M., Post Doctoral Degree from Columbia University School of Law.

Jean Wozencraft-Ornellas - Professor of Music (1984) - B.M., Oberlin College; M.M., Bowling Green State University; D.M., Florida State University.

N.J.D. Wright - Assistant Professor of Biology (1998) - B.S. and Ph.D., University of Southampton, England.

Melissa J. Wye - Assistant Professor of Mass Communication (1998) - B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California.

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