Jul 18, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Faculty & Administration


Allen, Patricia
Associate Professor of Food Systems & Society
MA, Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz

Andrus, Mary
Assistant Professor of Art Therapy Counseling; Program Director, Art Therapy Counseling
DAT Mount Mary University; MA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; ATR-BC, LPC, LCPC

Augee, Joel
Assistant Professor of Business
BS, JD, Willamette University

Beer, Laura
Associate Professor of Music Therapy; Chair, Counseling & Creative Therapies; Director, Music Therapy
BA, Smith College; MA, New York University; Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado; MT-BC, ACMT

Behre, Keri
Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., University of Kansas

Bladergroen, Karen
Assistant Professor of Art Therapy Counseling; Clinical Coordinator, Art Therapy Counseling
MS, Eastern Virginia Medical School

Brown, Lynn
Administrative Faculty; Director, Professional Development and Career Planning
BA, Willamette University; MS, Western Oregon State College

Carpenter, Jan
Associate Professor of Education
Ed.D., Portland State University

Dabrowski, Jan
Associate Professor of Science & Mathematics
BA, University of Virginia; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Dardis, Gregory
Assistant Professor of Science & Mathematics
BS, University of Portland; MS, Portland State University

Denny, David
Associate Professor of Culture & Media Studies
BA, University of New Hampshire; MA, Ph.D., SUNY Binghamton, New York

Franklin, Derek
Assistant Professor of Art; Program Director, Art
MFA, Rutgers University

Gillon, Sean
Assistant Professor of Food Systems & Society; Chair, Interdisciplinary & Applied Liberal Arts
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz

Haek, John
Assistant Professor of Music
BA, Portland State University; MA, Washington State University

Higgins, Carol SNJM
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies; Director, Religious Studies Programs
M.Div, Marylhurst University

Hoover, Nancy
Administrative Faculty; University Librarian
BA, Antioch College, Ohio; MLS, Pratt Institute

Hopkins, Terri
Emeritus Director and Curator, The Art Gym Gallery
BA, Oberlin College; MA, University of Chicago

Howard, Kirk
Administrative Faculty; Public Services Librarian
BS, California State University, Sacramento; MLS, San Jose State University

Isaacs, Fred
Associate Professor of Business
AS, BS, University of State of New York; BA, Ball State University; JD, University of Notre Dame Law School

Kerns, Perrin
Associate Professor of English
BA, MA, Ph.D., University of Oregon

Liggett, Tonda
Associate Professor of Education
MA, Ph.D., University of New Hampshire

Mack, Carol
Professor; Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Ph.D., University of Illinois

Marcus, Susan E.
Associate Professor of Business; External Outreach Coordinator, School of Business
BS, Eastern Oregon University; MS, MBA, Ph.D., Portland State University

Mazzuca, Scott
Assistant Professor of Business
MBA, University of Phoenix

McAlvage, Katherine
Administrative Faculty; Instructional Designer
MA, Ph.D., University of Oregon

McKinney, Kacy
Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies
Ph.D., University of Washington

Phillips, Nathan
Administrative Faculty; Director, ITS, Academic and Support Services
BM, Northwestern University; MM, Peabody Institute; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Ponteri, Jay
Associate Professor of English
BA, Marquette University; MA, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces; MFA, Warren Wilson College

Randolph, Mike
Assistant Professor of Communication
BA, University of the Pacific, California; MA, University of California, Davis

Rivoire, Bill
Assistant Professor of Business
BA, Dartmouth College; MA, Portland State University

Roland, Meg
Associate Professor of English; Chair, Literature & Art
BS, State University of New York, Albany; BA, MA, Portland State University; Ph.D., University of Washington

Ross, Emily
Administrative Faculty; Music Therapy
BME, University of Colorado; MA, Naropa University, Colorado; MT-BC (CBMT)

Ruybalid, Anne
Assistant Professor; Director, School of Business
MBA, University of Washington

Schiffer, Eileen
Assistant Professor of Business
BA, MA, Ph.D., University of South Florida

Smith, Justin
Assistant Professor of Music; Director, Choral Activities; Joseph P. Naumes Endowed Chair, Music
BA, Wesleyan University; MM, University of Oregon; DMA University of Houston

Sorenson, Candace
Assistant Professor of Business
BA, University of Washington; MA, Antioch University

Tabachnick, Anne
Assistant Professor of Art Therapy Counseling
MA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Takamori, Ayako
Assistant Professor of Social Sciences; Interdisciplinary Studies - Graduate
Ph.D., New York University

Vanderstek, Courtney
Administrative Faculty; Interim Chair, Education
BA, University of Denver; M.Ed., Marylhurst University

Vincent, Kathleen
Assistant Professor of Education
MS, Portland State University

Wynton, Marina
Assistant Professor of Interior Design; Program Director, Interior Design
M.I. Arch., University of Oregon

Administrative Staff

Beattie, Simona
Director, Office of Marketing & University Communications
Master of Strategic Public Relations, George Washington University

Clark, Ryan
Registrar; Director, Enrollment Services
BA, Marylhurst University; MS, Portland State University

Davis, Donna
Associate Director, Office of Admissions
BA, Marylhurst University

Dixon, Rachel
Director, Admissions
MBA, Concordia University

Girardelli, Anne
Associate Registrar
BA, University of Wisconsin, Madison; MLIS, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Halen, Alexia
Director, Development
MSW, Portland State University

Jacobson, Mickey
Associate Director, Office of Financial Aid
BA, Western Washington University; MBA, Argosy University

Johnson, Rod
Chief of Staff & Title IX Coordinator, Office of the President
BS, MS, Portland State University

Petrich, Sarah
Director, Office of Human Resources
BA, College of St. Scholastica

Reisinger, Tracy
Director, Office of Financial Aid
BA, Willamette University; MA, University of Portland

Board of Trustees


Scott Bolton ‘02, Chair
Vice President of External Affairs, PacifiCorp

Chip Terhune, Vice Chair
Vice President, Government Affairs, Cambia Health Solutions

Kristin Stathis, Board Secretary
VP for Customer Service Operations, PGE


William (Bill) Barr
Chief Operating Officer, SAIF Corporation

Mary Breiling, SNJM
Leadership Team, US-Ontario Province, Sisters of the Holy Names

Stephen Brown, Ph.D.
President, Custom Decorators, Inc.

Rebecca DeCesaro
Managing Director, First Republic Investment Management

Roswitha Frawley, SNJM ‘68
Mission Director, Sisters of the Holy Names, Mary’s Woods at Marylhurst

Judie Hammerstad
Former Mayor, City of Lake Oswego, 2001-09

Jane M. Hibbard, SNJM ‘69
Administrative Team, US-Ontario Province, Sisters of the Holy Names

Sue Hildick
President, Foundations for a Better Oregon and the Chalkboard Project

Greg Hogensen
Senior Vice President, UBS Financial Services, Inc.

Kathleen Kee
Partner, Confluence Wealth Management

Diana Pierce Knox ‘73
Senior Vice President, VISA USA

Andrew (Andy) MacRitchie

Brenda L. Meltebeke
Partner, Tonkon Torp LLP

Kirk Mouser ‘12
Founding Director, Stumptown Stages

Vicki Nakashima
Leadership Council Member, Partners in Diversity

Soo Pak
Arts, Culture and Special Events Manager, Portland Parks & Recreation

Martin (Marty) Ringle, Ph.D.
Chief Information Officer, Reed College

Sam W. Shoen, M.D.
President, Katabasis International

Tim Stempel
Senior Vice President & Commercial Bank Manager, Columbia Bank

Lynda Thompson, SNJM ‘65
Director of Mission Integration, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center

Victor Vasquez
Director of Consulting Services, Nonprofit Association of Oregon

Stephen P. Zimmer
Executive, Customer Decorators, Inc.

Life Trustees

University Officers

Melody Rose, Ph.D.
BA, University of California at Santa Cruz; MPA, MA, Ph.D, Cornell University

Jennifer Chambers
Vice President for Finance and Administration
MA, Northeastern University

Robyn Jones
Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services
MBA, Univesity of La Verne

Mack, Carol
Professor; Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Ph.D., University of Illinois

Joan Saalfeld, SNJM, Ph.D. ‘64
Vice President for Mission Integration
BA, Marylhurst College; Ph.D., University of Denver

Nicola Sysyn
Vice President for University Advancement
BA, Pennsylvania State University; MPPM, University of Pittsburgh