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Professors Emeriti

David Amor
Instructor Emeritus in Journalism and Anthropology/Sociology
B.A., University of British Columbia, 1970; M.A., Stanford University, 1974; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1986.
Knox College 2005-2013.

Roy R. Andersen
Charles W. and Arvilla S. Timme Professor Emeritus of Economics
B.S., 1965, M.A., 1967, Northern Illinois University; Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1972.
Knox College 1972-2014.

Margareta I. Baacke
Professor Emerita of Modern Languages
Ph.D., University of Marburg, 1953.
Knox College 1965-1989.

Stephen Bailey
Professor Emeritus of History
B.A., 1960, Ph.D., 1966, University of Chicago.
Knox College 1965-2010.

Carol Jean Chase
Professor Emerita of Modern Languages
B.A., 1964, M.A., 1969, University of Illinois; Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1977.
Knox College 1977-2007.

Michael Gardner Crowell
Professor Emeritus of English
B.A., Amherst College, 1953; M.A., Northwestern University, 1959; Ph.D., 1966.
Knox College 1961-1996.

Bruce Haywood Davis
Burkhardt Distinguished Associate Professor Emeritus of Modern Languages
B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1969; M.A., 1977, Ph.D., 1983, University of Virginia.
Knox College 1982-2013.

Rodney O. Davis
Szold Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History
B.S., University of Kansas, 1954; M.A., 1959; Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1966.
Knox College 1963-1997.

Linda Kathryn Dybas
Watson Bartlett Professor Emerita of Biology
B.A., Knox College, 1964; M.A., California State University, San Francisco, 1973; Dr. rer. biol. hum., University of Ulm, 1976.
Knox College 1977-2016

Mary Locke Eysenbach
Charles W. and Arvilla S. Timme Professor Emerita of Economics
B.A., Reed College, 1954; B.A., Oxon., 1956; M.A., 1960; Ph.D., Stanford University, 1970.
Knox College 1978-1994.

Ralph Lance Factor
George Appleton Lawrence Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Philosophy
B.A., Ohio State University, 1965; M.A., 1967, Ph.D., 1970, University of Georgia.
Knox College 1969-2014.

Charles Edward Farley
Robert W. Murphy Professor Emeritus of Music
B.M., Western Michigan University, 1955; M.A., 1956; Ph.D., Florida State University, 1962.
Knox College 1959-1997.

Jack Dean Fitzgerald
Professor Emeritus of Sociology
B.A., Harvard College, 1964; M.A., University of Iowa, 1967; Ph.D., 1969.
Knox College 1968-1995.

Octavio C. Garcia
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
Lic. C. Quimicas, Madrid, Spain, 1956; Ph.D., McMaster University, Ontario, 1972.
Knox College 1987-2002.

Penny Schine Gold
Burkhardt Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History
B.A., University of Chicago, 1969; M.A., 1970, Ph.D., 1977, Stanford University.
Knox College 1976-2013.

Robert Riner Hellenga
George Appleton Lawrence Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of English, Distinguished Writer-in-Residence
B.A., University of Michigan, 1963; Ph.D., Princeton University, 1969.
Knox College 1968-2004.

Henry Joe
Professor Emeritus of Art
B.A., University of Montana, 1962; M.A., 1966; M.F.A., 1967.
Knox College 1967-1995.

Harlan Deal Knosher
Professor Emeritus of Sports Studies
B.S., Miami University, 1957; M.Ed., Northwestern University, 1959.
Knox College 1960-2000.

John McCall
Professor Emeritus of English, President Emeritus
A.B., Holy Cross College, 1949; M.A., 1952, Ph.D., 1955, Princeton University.
Knox College 1982-1993.

Edward Lee Niehus
Professor Emeritus of English
B.A., 1961, M.A, 1962, University of Illinois; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1971.
Knox College 1968-2003.

Frederick Ortner
Professor Emeritus of Art
B.A., University of Virginia, 1968; M.F.A., Pratt Institute, 1970; M.A., New York University, 1973.
Knox College 1979-2002.

Alfred Milton Partin
Associate Professor Emeritus of Physical Education
B.A., Cornell College, 1950; M.A., Bradley University, 1968.
Knox College 1954-1984.

Eugene Arthur Perry
Professor Emeritus of Biology
B.A., Northland College, 1960; Ph.D., Indiana University, 1967.
Knox College 1967-2002.

Jorge Prats
Professor Emeritus of Modern Languages
B.A., 1952, M.A., 1960, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Ph.D., University of Barcelona, 1968.
Knox College 1962-1964, 1966-2000.

William Charles Ripperger
Professor Emeritus of Computer Science
B.A., Knox College, 1960; M.S., 1962; M.A., 1963, University of Michigan.
Knox College 1967-1999.

Momcilo Rosic
Professor Emeritus of Modern Languages
Ph.D., University of Bonn, 1950.
Knox College 1959-1985.

Peter Schramm
Watson Bartlett Professor Emeritus of Biology
B.S., Amherst College, 1956; Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 1963.
Knox College 1965-1995.

Robert Franklin Seibert
Robert W. Murphy Professor Emeritus of Political Science
B.A., Knox College, 1963; M.A., 1965, Ph.D., 1969, Tulane University.
Knox College 1967-2013.

George Franklin Steckley
Robert M. and Katherine A. Seeley Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History
A.B., Oberlin College, 1965; M.A., 1967, Ph.D., 1972, University of Chicago.
Knox College 1973-2015.

Ross Vander Meulen
Professor Emeritus of Modern Languages
B.A., Northwestern University, 1958; M.A., 1961, 1962, Ph.D., 1972, University of Michigan.
Knox College 1968-2000.

Jon G. Wagner
Professor Emeritus of Anthropology
B.A., Wichita State University, 1967; M.A., 1972, Ph.D., 1975, Indiana University.
Knox College 1973-2015.

Marilyn Webb
Distinguished Professor Emerita of Journalism
B.A., Brandeis University, 1964; M.A., University of Chicago, 1967; M.S., Columbia University, 1981.
Knox College 2001-2013.

Douglas Lawson Wilson
George Appleton Lawrence Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of English
B.A., Doane College, 1957; M.A., 1959, Ph.D., 1964, University of Pennsylvania.
Knox College 1961-1997.

Professors

Caesar Akuetey
Professor of Modern Languages
B.A., University of Science and Technology, Ghana, 1981; Ph.D., Université de Franche Comté, France, 1989.
Knox College 1994-

Stuart Allison
Watson Bartlett Professor of Biology
B.S., The University of Puget Sound, 1981; M.S., University of Rhode Island, 1986; Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley, 1991.
Knox College 1997-

Teresa L. Amott
Professor of Economics and President of the College
B.A., Smith College, 1972; Ph.D., Boston College, 1980.
Knox College 2011-

Diana Beck
George Appleton Lawrence Distinguished Service Professor of Educational Studies
B.A., 1970, M.A., 1990, Ph.D., 1997, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Knox College 1992-

Laura L. Behling
Professor of English; Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College
B.A., Kalamazoo College, 1989; M.S., Boston University, 1991; M.A., 1992, Ph.D., 1997, The Claremont Graduate School.
Knox College 2013-

Neil Blackadder
Professor of Theatre
B.A., Goldsmith’s College, University of London, 1986; M.A., University of California-Los Angeles, 1989; Ph.D., Princeton University, 1994.
Knox College 1998-

Lawrence B. Breitborde
Professor of Anthropology
B.A., Clark University, 1971; M.A., 1973, Ph.D., 1978, University of Rochester.
Knox College 1995-

Diana Cermak
Professor of Chemistry
B.A., University of Minnesota-Morris, 1992; Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1997.
Knox College 1997-

Thomas W. Clayton
Professor of Chemistry
B.A., Iowa Wesleyan College, 1981; Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1989.
Knox College 1991-

Steven M. Cohn
Charles W. & Arvilla S. Timme Professor of Economics
B.A., Amherst College, 1969; M.P.A., Princeton University, 1976; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1986.
Knox College 1984-

Mary Crawford
Professor of Chemistry
B.A., Knox College, 1989; Ph.D., Purdue University, 1999.
Knox College 1997-

John F. Dooley
William & Marilyn Ingersoll Professor of Computer Science
B.A., Lindenwood College, 1974; M.S., Syracuse University, 1976; M.E.E., Rice University, 1982.
Knox College 2001-

Nancy J. Eberhardt
Professor of Anthropology
B.A., University of Iowa, 1975; M.A., 1979, Ph.D., 1984, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Knox College 1984-

Brenda Fineberg
Professor of Classics
B.A., 1972, M.A., 1974, University of Texas-Austin; Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1991.
Knox College 1977-

Stephen C. Fineberg
Szold Distinguished Service Professor of Classics
B.A., St. John’s College, 1964; M.A., 1971, Ph.D., 1975, University of Texas.
Knox College 1976-

Gregory Gilbert
Professor of Art
B.F.A., University of Kansas, 1981; M.A., 1984, Ph.D., 1998, Rutgers University.
Knox College 1995-

Kevin J. Hastings
Rothwell Stephens Distinguished Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Knox College, 1976; M.S., 1977, Ph.D., 1981, Northwestern University.
Knox College 1986-

Heather Hoffmann
Robert M. and Katherine A. Seeley Distinguished Professor of Psychology
B.A., Lafayette College, 1983; M.A., 1985, Ph.D., 1989, State University of New York-Binghamton.
Knox College 1987-

Frederick L. Hord
Professor of Africana Studies
B.S., 1963, M.S., 1965, Indiana State University; Ph.D., Union Graduate School, 1987.
Knox College 1988-

Louisa Sue Hulett
Rik and Sophia Henke Distinguished Professor of Political Science
A.B., 1971; A.M., 1973, Ph.D., 1979, University of Southern California.
Knox College 1980-

Karen Kampwirth
Robert W. Murphy Professor of Political Science
B.A., Knox College, 1986; M.A., 1988, Ph.D., 1993, University of California-Berkeley.
Knox College 1995-

Tim Kasser
Professor of Psychology
B.A., Vanderbilt University, 1988; M.A., 1990, Ph.D., 1994, University of Rochester.
Knox College 1995-

Janet E. Kirkley
Professor of Biochemistry
B.S., College of William and Mary, 1984; Ph.D., George Washington University, 1992.
Knox College 1992-

Laura Louise Lane
Professor of Music
B.A., Washington University, 1979; M.M., Westminster Choir College, 1981; Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1989.
Knox College 1983-

Lynette Lombard
Professor of Art
B.A., Goldsmith’s College, University of London, 1976; M.F.A., Yale University, 1989.
Knox College 1990-

Francis McAndrew
Cornelia H. Dudley Professor of Psychology
B.S., King’s College, 1974; Ph.D., University of Maine, 1981.
Knox College 1979-

Andrew Mehl
Professor of Chemistry
B.A., McDaniel College, 1985; Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1990.
Knox College 1993-

Elizabeth Carlin Metz
Smith V. Brand Professor of Theatre
B.A., Roger Williams University, 1976; M.F.A., Temple University, 1983.
Knox College 1994-

Robin Orbin Metz
Philip Sidney Post Professor of English
B.A., Princeton University, 1964; M.F.A., University of Iowa, 1967.
Knox College 1967-

Thomas R. Moses
Professor of Physics
B.S., Stanford University, 1987; M.A., 1990, Ph.D., 1993, University of California-Berkeley.
Knox College 1992-

Bruce Polay
Professor of Music
B.M., University of Southern California, 1971; M.A., California State University, 1977; D.M.A., Arizona State University, 1989.
Knox College 1983-

Natania Rosenfeld
Professor of English
B.A., Bryn Mawr College, 1985; Ph.D., Princeton University, 1992.
Knox College 1998-

Dennis M. Schneider
Professor of Mathematics
B.S., 1965, M.S., 1966, Ph.D., 1973, University of Michigan.
Knox College 1973-

Michael Schneider
Professor of History
B.S., Michigan State University, 1984; M.A., 1985, Ph.D., 1996, University of Chicago.
Knox College 1992-

Lori K. Schroeder
Professor of English; Associate Dean of the College
B.A., Purdue University, 1984; M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986; Ph.D., University of Denver, 1990.
Knox College 1996-

Charles Emil Schulz
Professor of Physics
B.A., Knox College, 1972; M.S., 1973, Ph.D., 1979, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Knox College 1981-

Robert M. Smith
John and Elaine Fellowes Professor of English
B.A., University of Strathclyde, UK, 1984; M.A., 1989, Ph.D., 1992, University of Massachusetts.
Knox College 1996-

John A. Spittell III
Joseph E. & Judith B. Wagner Distinguished Chair in Business, Executive-in-Residence
B.A., Ripon College, 1972; M.B.A., Northwestern University, 1974.
Knox College 2007-

Richard A. Stout
Professor of Economics
B.A., Wabash College, 1968; M.A., Northwestern University, 1969; Ph.D., Indiana University, 1984.
Knox College 1981-

Lane V. Sunderland
Chancie Ferris Booth Professor of Political Science
B.A., Kansas State University, 1967; M.A., University of Washington, 1968; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School, 1972.
Knox College 1972-

Jennifer Templeton
Professor of Biology
B.S., 1985, M.S., 1987, Queen’s University at Kingston-Ontario; Ph.D., Concordia University, Montréal, 1993.
Knox College 2001-

Judith M. Thorn
Professor of Biology
B.A., Grinnell College, 1991; Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1997.
Knox College 2000-

Lawrence E. Welch
Clara A. Abbott Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
B.S., University of Wisconsin, 1983; Ph.D., Iowa State University, 1988.
Knox College 1988-

Associate Professors

Katherine A. Adelsberger
Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, The Douglas and Maria Bayer Chair in Earth Sciences
B.S. Beloit College, 2002; A.M., Ph.D., 2008, Washington University-St. Louis.
Knox College 2008-

Emily Anderson
Associate Professor of English
B.A., Willamette University, 1995; M.A., Mills College, 1997; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2003.
Knox College 2003-

Mary Vlastnik Armon
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
B.A., Knox College, 1985; Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1994.
Knox College 1991-

Monica Berlin
Associate Professor of English
B.A., Knox College, 1995; M.A., Western Illinois University, 1998; M.F.A., Vermont College, 2002.
Knox College 1997-

David P. Bunde
Associate Professor of Computer Science
B.S., Harvey Mudd College, 1998; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006.
Knox College 2006-

Craig Choma
Associate Professor of Theatre
B.A., Knox College, 1993; M.F.A., Carnegie-Mellon University, 1996.
Knox College 1996-

Andrew Civettini
Associate Professor of Political Science
B.A., Grinnell College, 2001; M.A., 2002, Ph.D., 2007, University of Iowa.
Knox College 2007-

Catherine Denial
Mary Elizabeth Hand Bright and Edwin Winslow Bright Distinguished Associate Professor of American History
B.A., University of Nottingham, 1994; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1996; Ph.D., University of Iowa, 2005.
Knox College 2005-

Jessie Dixon-Montgomery
Associate Professor of Modern Languages, Burkhardt Distinguished Chair of Modern Languages
B.A., Knox College, 1989; M.A., 1990, Ph.D., 1998, University of Chicago.
Knox College 1994-

Weihong Du
Associate Professor of Asian Studies
B.A., 1992, M.A., 1995, Nanjing University-China; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2010.
Knox College 2014-

Cyn Fitch
Associate Professor of English
B.A., Knox College, 2000; M.F.A., Spalding University, 2005.
Knox College 2008-

Claudia R. Fernández
Associate Professor of Modern Languages
B.A., Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico, 1994; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2000; Ph.D., University of Illinois-Chicago, 2005.
Knox College 2010-

Timothy J. Foster
Associate Professor of Modern Languages
A.B., Grinnell College, 1981; A.M., 1984, M.Phil., 1988, Ph.D., 1994, Columbia University.
Knox College 1989-

Gina Franco
Associate Professor of English
B.A., Smith College, 1997; M.A., 2000, M.F.A., 2000, Cornell University.
Knox College 2003-

Tony Gant
Associate Professor of Art
B.F.A., Kansas City Art Institute, 1985; M.F.A., Yale University, 1988.
Knox College 1993-

Andrew Gibbons
Adjunct Associate Professor of Sports Studies
B.S., Culver-Stockton College, 1990; M.S., Western Illinois University, 1993.
Knox College 1991-

Fernando Gómez
Associate Professor of Modern Languages
B.A., 1997, M.A., California State University, Chico; M.A.,Ph.D., 2007, University of California-Santa Barbara.
Knox College 2005-

Jeff Grace
Associate Professor of Theatre
B.A., Brigham Young University, 1997; M.S. 2004, Ph.D. 2008, Indiana University.
Knox College 2009-

Konrad Hamilton
Burkhardt Distinguished Associate Professor of History
B.A., University of Oregon, 1982; M.A., University of California-Santa Barbara, 1984; Ph.D., Stanford University, 1998.
Knox College 1995-

Todd Heidt
Associate Professor of Modern Languages
B.A. University of Cincinnati, 2002; M.A., University of Chicago, 2004; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, 2010.
Knox College 2009-

Mark Holmes
Associate Professor of Art
B.A., Hope College, 1983; M.F.A., Yale University, 1985.
Knox College 2004-

Matthew Jones-Rhoades
Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., Grinnell College, 1999; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005.
Knox College 2008-

Andrew S. Leahy
Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.A., St. Olaf College, 1989; Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1994.
Knox College 1995-

Nicole Malley
Associate Professor of Music
B.A., Knox College, 1998; M.A., Washington University-St. Louis, 2002; Ph.D., University of Iowa, 2012.
Knox College 2003-

Mat R. Matsuda
Associate Professor of Asian Studies
B.Ed., Tokyo University of Education, 1978; M.A., 1982; M.Ed., 1993, University of Hawaii at Manoa; Ph.D., Indiana University, 2000.
Knox College 1999-

Jerome Miner
Associate Professor of Modern Languages; Director, Dorothy Johnson '39 and Richard Burkhardt '39 Language Center
B.A., Coe College, 1985; M.A., 1988, Ph.D., 1995, University of Iowa.
Knox College 1994-

James Mountjoy
Associate Professor of Biology
B.S. University of Guelph, Ontario, 1982; M.S., Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, 1986; Ph.D., McGill University, Montréal, 1994.
Knox College 2001-

Julio Noriega
Associate Professor of Modern Languages
B.A., Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Peru, 1984; M.A., 1989, Ph.D., 1993, University of Pittsburgh.
Knox College 2009-

Duane Oldfield
Associate Professor of Political Science
B.A., Reed College, 1982; M.A., 1984, Ph.D., 1992, University of California-Berkeley.
Knox College 1995-

Esther Penick
Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., Saint Louis University; Ph.D., Wayne State University, 2000.
Knox College 2005-

Antonio Prado
Associate Professor of Modern Languages
B.A., 1996, M.A., 1999, Ph.D., 2006, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Knox College 2000-

Robin R. Ragan
Associate Professor of Modern Languages
B.A., 1993, Ph.D., 2001, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Knox College 2000-

Nicholas Regiacorte
Associate Professor of English
B.A., Roanoke College, 1996; M.F.A., University of Iowa, 1998.
Knox College 2002-

Magali Roy-Féquière
Associate Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies
B.A., University of Puerto Rico, 1980; M.A., Harvard University, 1982, Ph.D., Stanford University, 1993.
Knox College 1995-

Peter Schwartzman
Associate Professor of Environmental Studies
B.S., Harvey Mudd College, 1991; M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1993; Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1997.
Knox College 1998-

Carol R. Scotton
Associate Professor of Economics and Business and Management
B.A., University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, 1978; M.Ed., 1986, Ph.D., 2000, Georgia State University.
Knox College 2005-

Emre Sencer
Associate Professor of History
B.A., The City College of New York, 1996; M.A., 2000, Ph.D., 2008, Ohio State University.
Knox College 2008-

Mark Shroyer
Associate Professor of Physics
B.S., Truman State University, 1993; M.S., 1995, Ph.D., 1999, Oregon State University.
Knox College 2005-

Chad Simpson
Associate Professor of English
B.A., Monmouth College, 1998; M.F.A., Southern Illinois University, 2005.
Knox College 2007-

Jennifer Smith
Associate Professor of Dance
B.A., 1995, M.A., 2000, Columbia College; M.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2007.
Knox College 1999-

Jaime Spacco
Associate Professor of Computer Science
B.A., Haverford College, 1998; M.S., 2002, Ph.D., 2006, University of Maryland-College Park.
Knox College 2010-

Barbara Tannert-Smith
Associate Professor of English
B.A., 1987, M.F.A., 1992, University of Massachusetts.
Knox College 1997-

Pedro Teixeira
Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.Sc., 1994, M.Sc., 1996, University of São Paulo; Ph.D., Brandeis University, 2002.
Knox College 2006-

James Thrall
Knight Distinguished Associate Professor for the Study of Religion and Culture
B.A., Colby College, 1978; M.A.R., Yale University Divinity School, 1986; Ph.D., Duke University, 2005.
Knox College 2010-

Wilson Valentin-Escobar
Visiting Associate Professor of American Studies
B.A., Fordham University, 1993; M.A., 1996, M.A.,1999, Ph.D.,2011, University of Michigan.
Knox College 2016-

Daniel Wack
Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Amherst College, 1995; Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2009.
Knox College 2005-

William Young
R. Lance Factor Endowed Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., University of Rhode Island, 1976; Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 1992.
Knox College 1992-

Assistant Professors

Daniel J. Beers
Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations
B.S., B.A., Northwestern University, 2002; Ph.D., Indiana University, 2012.
Knox College 2010-

Valerie C. Billing
Visiting Assistant Professor of English
B.A, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2007; M.A., 2010, Ph.D., University of California, Davis, 2014.
Knox College 2014-

Lee Chambers
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music
B.A, Olivet Nazarene University, 2000; M.A., Ball State University 2002, Ph.D., Texas Tech University, 2014.
Knox College 2016-

Christie Cirone
Visiting Assistant Professor of Journalism
B.A., Knox College, 1979; M.F.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992.
Knox College 2008-

Scott W. DeWitt
Assistant Professor of Educational Studies
B.A., Hope College, 1981; M.A. Ed., Northern Kentucky University, 1996; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2004.
Knox College 2014-

Eric M. Dickens
Assistant Professor of Educational Studies
B.A., Texas A&M University, 2001; M.A., 2007; Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2015.
Knox College 2015-

James S. Dyer
Assistant Professor of Journalism
B.A., University of Minnesota-Morris, 1989; M.A. in Journalism, 2002; Ph.D. candidate, University of Iowa.
Knox College 2013-

Benjamin Farrer
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
B.A., University of Leeds, 2007; Ph.D., Binghamton University, 2014.
Knox College 2015-

Danielle Steen Fatkin
Assistant Professor of History
B.A., University of Colorado-Boulder, 1998; Ph.D., Stanford University, 2007.
Knox College 2008-

Andrea A. Ferrigno
Assistant Professor of Art
B.F.A., Kansas City Art Institute, 2004; M.A., 2011, M.F.A., 2013, University of Iowa.
Knox College 2013-

Ole J. Forsberg
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S. University of Portland, 1990; M.A.T., 1992, M.S.E. 2010, Johns Hopkins University; M.A., 2005, Ph.D., 2006, University of Tennessee; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, 2014
Knox College 2016-

Nicholas J. Gidmark
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Minnesota, 2012; Ph.D., Brown University, 2012
Knox College 2016-

Teresa I. Gonzales
Assistant Professor of Anthropology-Sociology
B.A., Smith College, 2007; M.A., 2009, Ph.D, University of California, Berkeley, 2014.
Knox College 2014-

Nathalie Haurberg
Assistant Professor of Physics
B.A., Knox College 2006; Ph.D. 2013, Indiana University.
Knox College 2013-

Nicole Henniger
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Knox College, 2010; M.A., 2011, Ph.D. Candidate, University of California- San Diego.
Knox College 2016-

Andrew W. Hertel
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A. St. Olaf College, 1999; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2009
Knox College 2013-

William Hope
Assistant Professor of Anthropology/Sociology
B.A., College of Charleston, 1992; M.A., Winthrop University, 1997; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009.
Knox College 2012-

Helen M. Hoyt
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.A., Knox College, 2001; Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley, 2007.
Knox College 2011-

Joan Campbell Huguet
Assistant Professor of Music
B.A., Rhodes College, 2008; M.A., McGill University, 2010; Ph.D., Eastman School of Music, 2015
Knox College 2016-

John Kodet
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Parkside, 2005; Ph.D., University of Iowa, 2010
Knox College 2016-

Hilary Lehman
Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics
B.A., St. Olaf College, 2006; M.A., 2010, Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles, 2016
Knox College 2016-

Schahrazede Longou
Assistant Professor of Modern Languages
B.A., University of Soumaa, Blida, Algeria, 1996; M.A., 2001, Ph.D., 2009, University of Iowa.
Knox College 2008-

Otilia Milutin
Visiting Assistant Professor of Asian Studies
B.A., University of Bucharest, Romania, 2003; MA, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2008; Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 2015
Knox College 2016-

Sara M. O'Brien
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Miami University, 2004; M.A., University of Iowa, 2010; Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2014.
Knox College 2014-

Brandon Polite
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Knox College, 2003; M.A., 2005, Ph.D., 2010, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Knox College 2008-

Jonathan G. Powers
Assistant Professor of Economics
B.A., Amherst College, 1987; Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2002.
Knox College 2000-

Manisha Pradhananga
Assistant Professor of Economics
B.A., Mount Holyoke College, 2006; M.A., 2011, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2014.
Knox College 2014-

Gabrielle Raley
Assistant Professor of Anthropology/Sociology
B.A., Evergreen State College, 1995; M.A., 2002, Ph.D., 2010, University of University of California-Los Angeles.
Knox College 2010-

Kathleen Ridlon
Assistant Professor of Dance; Director, Kleine Center for Community Service
B.A., City College of New York, 1996; M.F.A., Smith College, 1998.
Knox College 2005-

Tim Stedman
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art
B.A., Knox College, 2009; M.F.A., University of Illinois-Chicago, 2011.
Knox College 2011-

Anne Steinberg
Assistant Professor of Modern Languages and Literature - French
Licence, 2004; Maîtrise, 2005, Paris 3 La Sorbonne Nouvelle; M.A., University of Oregon, 2008; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2013.
Knox College 2013-

Scott Sunderland
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Sports Studies
B.S., 1990, M.S., 1991, Illinois State University.
Knox College 1993-

Barry Swanson
Visiting Assistant Professor of Educational Studies
B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University, 1970; M.S., Western Illinois University, 1977; Ed.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001.
Knox College 2008-

Nurettin Ucar
Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern Languages and Literature - German
B.A., Fatih University, 2002; M.A. Universitaet Bayreuth, 2007; Ph.D., Indiana University, 2016.
Knox College 2016-

Nathaniel A. Williams
Assistant Professor of Educational Studies
B.A.,2009, M.Ed.Psyc., 2012, Ph.D., Indiana University.
Knox College 2015-

Instructors

Jonathan Anderson
Visiting Instructor in Preceptorial
B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 2005; M.S. 2010, Ph.D. candidate, Indiana University.
Knox College 2014-

Joel Estes
Visiting Instructor in Educational Studies
B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University, 1976; M.S.Ed., Western Illinois University, 1989; Ed.D. candidate, Illinois State University.
Knox College 1908-

Michael J. Godsil
Instructor in Art
B.A., Knox College, 1976, 2004.
Knox College 2005-

Sherwood Kiraly
Visiting Instructor in English and Theatre and Writer-in-Residence
B.A., Knox College, 2007.
Knox College 2009-10; 2011-

Hilary Lehmann
Visiting Instructor of Classics
B.A., St. Olaf College, 2006; M.A.,2010, Ph.D. Candidate, University of California-Los Angeles.
Knox College 2016-

Cameron Penwell
Visiting Instructor of History
B.A., Middlebury College, 2008; A.M.,2008, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Chicago.
Knox College 2016-

Carissa Schoffner
Instructor in Business and Management
B.A., Monmouth College, 2004; M.S., Bradley University, 2005.
Knox College 2006-

Kwame Zulu Shabazz
Visiting Instructor of Africana Studies
B.A., University of California, 1999; AM, 2013, Ph.D. Candidate, Harvard University.
Knox College 2015-

Kelly Shaw
Instructor in Psychology and Gender and Women’s Studies
B.A., Knox College, 1991; M.S., Purdue University, 1994.
Knox College 1998-

Lecturers and Other Appointments

Robert Budach
Lecturer in Computer Science
B.S., Edgewood College, 1997
Knox College 2016-

Tianna Cervantez
Lecturer in Anthropology/Sociology
B.A., Knox College, 2006; A.M., University of Chicago, 2008.

Rachel Clark
Lecturer of Psychology
B.A., Knox College, 2012; ABD, University of Iowa.
Knox College 2016-

Diane Estes
Lecturer in Educational Studies
B.A., Eastern Illinois University, 1977; M.S.Ed., Western Illinois University, 1989.

Nate J. Friberg
Lecturer in Educational Studies
B.A., 2000, Saint Ambrose University; M.A., 2010, University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Daniel Godsil
Lecturer in Music
B.A., Webster University, 2004.

Steven Hall
Lecturer in Computer Science, Chief Information Officer
B.S., Bradley University, 1985.

John Haslem
Lecturer in English, Director, Center for Teaching and Learning
B.A., 1983, M.A., 1985, Purdue University; Ph.D., University of Denver, 1990.

Corey Heppner
Interim Director of the Knox Jazz Ensemble
B.A., Knox College, 2010; M.M., Portland State University, 2014.

John Hughes
Lecturer in Educational Studies
B.A., Knox College, 1973; M.A., University of Chicago, 1976.

Wendel Hunigan
Lecturer in Anthropology/Sociology
B.S., Western Illinois University, 1968; M.S., Illinois State University, 1971.

Paul Marasa
Lecturer in English
B.A., St. Joseph’s University, 1978; M.A. Indiana University, 1984.

Thomas Martin
Advisor, The Knox Student
B.A., University of Iowa, 1983.

Shuyan Shipplett
Lecturer in Chinese
B.A., Shanxi University-China, 1986; M.S., Western Illinois University, 2005.

Margo Shively
Lecturer in Theatre, Designer, Supervisor Costume Shop
B.F.A., Art Institute of Chicago, 1968.

Kathlyn Kling Smith
Lecturer in Educational Studies
B.S., University of Illinois, 1970; M.A., National-Louis University, 1989; M.A., Northeastern Illinois University, 1995.

Affiliates and Research Appointments

Associates in Applied Music

Millie Comiskey, viola
Jim Betts, French horn
Jason Brannon, classical and jazz percussion
Denise Cooksey, flute, flute choir
Andy Crawford, jazz guitar, jazz bass, combo
  Pier Debes, Enharmonic Fire
  Casey Dierlam, piano, full time accompanist
Sharon Faust, oboe
Mary Harlan, piano, organ
Kevin Hart, jazz piano, combo 
Justin Haynes, saxophone, guitar, jazz composition
David Hoffman, jazz trumpet, jazz piano, jazz improvisation, jazz composition, combo
Steve Jackson, classical bass
Carolyn Kellert, music education
Anne Lyle, bassoon
Ashlee Mack, piano, coordinator of piano instruction
Kevin Malley, saxophone and jazz saxophone, combo
Jill Marasa, clarinet, Chamber Winds, New Music Ensemble
Semenya McCord, jazz voice
Alison Meuth, voice
Tim Pahel, Galesburg Community Chorus
Dean Petrie, tuba, euphonium, and Chamber Brass
Randy Pobanz, classical guitar
Louise Polay, violin
Laura Reynolds, clarinet
Brian Russell, trombone
Carolyn Suda, cello, string ensemble, string quartet
Lucas Wood, voice, TriTones

Knox College

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