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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.

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.

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.

Gary Ray Francois
Szold Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychology
B.A., 1959, M.A, 1960, Washington University; Ph.D., Texas Christian University, 1963.
Knox College 1963-2002.

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.

Donald Wayne Green
Professor Emeritus of Physics
B.A., Kalamazoo College, 1949; Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1954.
Knox College 1954-1989.

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.

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.

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.

Robert C. Whitlatch
Robert M. and Katherine Seeley Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Theatre
B.A., Denison University, 1957; M.A., 1958, Ph.D., 1962, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Knox College 1966-2008.

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
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
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
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-

Linda Kathryn Dybas
Watson Bartlett Professor 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-

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-

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

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-

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

Heather Hoffmann
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
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; Associate Dean for Faculty Development
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
Professor of Business and Management, Executive-in-Residence
B.A., Ripon College, 1972; M.B.A., Northwestern University, 1974.
Knox College 2007-

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

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-

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

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
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-

Jeremy Day-O’Connell
Associate Professor of Music
B.A., Swarthmore College, 1993; Ph.D., Cornell University, 2002
Knox College 2004-

Sarah Day-O’Connell
Associate Professor of Music
B.Mus., Oberlin College, 1995; M.A., 1998, Ph.D., 2004, Cornell University.
Knox College 2004-

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

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-

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

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-

Konrad Hamilton
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-

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-

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-

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

William Young
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. candidate, University of California, Davis.

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

Jason E. Daniels
Visiting Assistant Professor of History
B.A., 2006, M.A., 2008, University of Florida; Ph.D., 2013, University of Warwick.

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-

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

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-

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-

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

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

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

Todd Heidt
Assistant 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-

Lena M. Heilmann
Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures—German
B.A., 2006, M.A., 2008, University of Colorado, Boulder; Ph.D. 2014, University of Washington, Seattle.
Knox College 2014-

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-

Tim F. Johnson
Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern Languages and Literature - Spanish
B.A., 1989, University of Colorado, Boulder; M.A., 2009, 2014 University of California, Davis.
Knox College 2011-

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

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-

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

Jason Nethercut
Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics
B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 2005; M. Phil., University of Cambridge, 2007; M.A., 2007, Ph.D., 2012, University of Pennsylvania.
Knox College 2012-

Jim D. Nowlan
Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science
B.A., 1963, M.A., 1965, Ph.D., 1973, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Knox College 2014-

Daniel J. Peterson
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., 2005, M.A., 2009, Ph.D. 2011, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Knox College 2011-

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. 2014, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
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-

Sarah Scullin
Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics
B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 2005; M.A., 2007, Ph.D., 2012, University of Pennsylvania.
Knox College 2012-

Paul Skrade
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
B.A., 2004, Luther College; M.S., 2008, Ph.D., 2013, Iowa State University.
Knox College 2014-

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

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-

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-

Amber Fox
Visiting Instructor in Business and Management
B.A., Monmouth College, 2003; M.A., Bradley University, 2010
Knox College 2014-

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-

Chisato Kojima
Visiting Instructor in Asian Studies—Japanese
B.A., Tokyo Woman’s Christian University, 2000; M.A., Sophia University, 2002; M.A., Indiana University, 2008; Ph.D. candidate, Indiana University.
Knox College 2013-

Tim F. Johnson
Visiting Instructor in Modern Languages—Spanish
B.A., University of Colorado, Boulder, 1989; M.A., 2009, Ph.D. 2014, University of California, Davis.
Knox College 2014-

Mi-Son Kim
Visiting Instructor in Political Science
B.A., 2007, M.A., 2009, Hanyang University, Seoul; Ph.D. candidate, The University of Iowa.
Knox College 2014-

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

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

Brooke Thurau
Visiting Instructor in Environmental Studies
B.A., Northeastern Illinois University, 2000; M.S., 2004, Ph.D. candidate, Southern Illinois University.
Knox College 2013-

Lecturers and Other Appointments

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

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

Joel Estes
Lecturer in Educational Studies and Coordinator of Clinical Experiences and Community Outreach
B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University, 1976; M.S.Ed., Western Illinois University, 1989; Ed.D. candidate, Illinois State University.

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.

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.

Steven A. Jones
Lecturer in Computer Science, Associate Chief Information Officer
B.A., Knox College, 1972; M.S., Washington University, 1974; M.B.A., Webster University, 1988.

Patricia Kane
Lecturer in Educational Studies
B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University, 1971; M.A., Rockford College, 2001.

R. Kelly Kane
Lecturer in Educational Studies
B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University, 1970; M.S., Western Illinois University, 1979.

Jamil Khoury
Playwright in Residence

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.

Neal C. Moon
Advanced Psychology Teaching Assistant
B.A., 2014, Knox College

Amy Waller Prince
Lecturer in Music
B.A., Wilfrid Laurier University; Masters of Vocal Performance and Literature, the University of Western Ontario; ABD, Music Vocal Performance, Pedagogy, and Literature, Indiana University.

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

Jason Brannon, classical and jazz percussion
Megan Clewell, piano, full time accompanist
Mildred Comiskey, viola
Denise Cooksey, flute, flute choir
Andy Crawford, jazz guitar, jazz bass, combo director
Pier Debes, Women's Chorale director
Sharon Faust, oboe
Laurel Filzen-Etzel, French Horn
Daniel Godsil, piano, rock/popular piano, Chamber Ensemble
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
Manuel Lopez, classical and jazz percussion
Anne Lyle, bassoon
Ashlee Mack, piano, coordinator of piano instruction
Kevin Malley, saxophone and jazz saxophone, combo
Semenya McCord, jazz voice
Alison Meuth, voice
Tim Pahel, Galesburg Community Chorus
Dean Petrie, tuba and euphonium
Randy Pobanz, classical guitar
Louise Polay, violin
Amy Waller Prince, voice
Laura Reynolds, clarinet
Brian Russell, trombone
Carolyn Suda, cello, cello choir, string ensemble
Lucas Wood, voice, Men's Ensemble

Knox College

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