Nov 12, 2019  
2019-2020 General Catalog 
  
2019-2020 General Catalog

College of Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty


Last Name First Name Degree Degree Year Degree Major Degree School
Dean's Office
Allen John PhD   (Source USU SSWA Dept. web site) Washington State University
Kirby Dawn EdD 1985 English Education University of Georgia
Lambert Patricia PhD 1994 Anthropology University of California - Santa Barbara
English
Department Head
Thomas Jeannie PhD 1992 Ethnic Studies University of Oregon
Professor
Crumbley Paul PhD 1993 American Literature University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
Dethier Brock PhD 1978 English, General University of Virginia - Main Campus
Graulich Melody PhD 1979 American Literature University of Virginia - Main Campus
Jensen Phebe PhD 1995 English Literature University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
Kinkead Joyce EdD 1979 English Education East Texas State University
Sinor Jennifer PhD 2000 English Education University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Sowder Michael PhD 1999 English, General University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Associate Professor
Blackstock Alan PhD 1995 Comparative Literature University of New Mexico - Main Campus
Cooper Rompato Christine PhD 2004 English Literature University of Connecticut
Funda Evelyn PhD 1994 American Literature University of Nebraska At Lincoln
Gabbert Lisa PhD 2003 American Studies Indiana University
Graham Shane PhD 2001 English Literature Indiana University
Grant-Davie Keith PhD 1985 English Education University of California - San Diego
Holt Kerin PhD 2008 English Brown University
Icard Carrie MA 1986 English Literature Kent State University
Icard Curtis PhD 1997 English University of Rochester
Jenson H MS 1996 History Utah State University
Manuel-Dupont Sonia PhD 1985 Lingustics University of Kansas Main Campus
McCuskey Brian PhD 1995 English Literature University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
McLaughlin John PhD 1987 Lingustics University of Kansas Main Campus
Miller Kristine PhD 1995 English Literature University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Moeller Ryan PhD 2004 English Education University of Arizona
Russell Josi MA 2002 English Brigham Young University
Shively Steven PhD 1997 English University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Straight Nathan PhD 2003 American Literature University of Oregon
Templeton N PhD 1989 Rhetoric and Composition University of Arizona
Waugh Charles PhD 2002 English University of Denver
Assistant Professor
Colton Jared PhD 2014 English Clemson University
Ford Genevieve PhD 2012 English Studies: Childrens Literature Illinois State University
Gunsberg Benjamin PhD 2012 English and Education Michigan
Olsen Jason PhD 2009 English Literature Western Michigan University
Walton Rebecca PhD 2011 Human Centered Design & Engineering University of Washington
Lecturer
         
Andersen Susan MS 2004 American Studies Utah State University
Ballam Shanan MFA/MS 2007 English University of Nebraska
Beck Russell MS/MFA 2010 American Studies/Creative Nonfiction Utah State University/Goucher College
Behunin Cynthia MFA 2014 English Eastern Kentucky University
Benson Elizabeth MA 2009 English Utah State University
Branum Lezlie MA 2001 English Literary Studies Georgetown University
Crawford Dustin MA 2006 American Studies Utah State University
Engler John MFA 2011 Creative Writing, Non-fiction Pacific Lutheran University
Eyre Nikole MA 2003 English Utah State University
Foust Julia MA 1998 American Studies Utah State University
Greenwood Mary MS 2004 English Utah State University
Hall Marina MA 1991 American Studies Utah State University
King Robert PhD 2005 American Studies University of Utah
Kunz Robb MA/MFA 2009 American Studies / Creative Writing/Creative Nonfiction Utah State University/University of Idaho
Marchant Rodney MA 2004 English St Cloud State University
Moore Bonnie MS 2012 American Studies Utah State University
Quistberg Rachel MS 2013 English Utah State University
Smitten Paige MA 1987 English Texas Tech University
Winn Russell MS 2012 English Utah State Univesity
History
Department Head
Proctor Tammy PhD 1995 History Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Professor
Barlow Philip ThD 1988 Religious Studies Harvard University
Damen Mark PhD 1985 Classics The University of Texas At Austin
Gupta Ravi PhD 2004 Religious Studies Oxford University
Jones Norman PhD 1978 History Cambridge University
Lewis David PhD 1988 History University of Wisconsin - Madison
McInerney Daniel PhD 1984 History Purdue University - Main Campus
McPherson Robert PhD 1987 History Brigham Young University
Sanders James PhD 2000 History University of Pittsburgh
Titchener Frances PhD 1988 Classics The University of Texas At Austin
Associate Professor
Conte Christopher PhD 1994 African Studies Michigan State University
Culver Lawrence PhD 2004 History University of California - Los Angeles
Grieve Victoria PhD 2004 American Studies George Washington University
Mueller Robert PhD 1993 History University of California - Santa Barbara
Neel Susan PhD 1990 History University of California At Los Angeles
ONeill Colleen PhD 1997 History Rutgers University
Shapiro Susan PhD 1992 Classics The University of Texas At Austin
Assistant Professor
Brown Clayton PhD 2008 Chinese History University of Pittsburgh
Brunstedt Jonathan PhD 2011 History University of Oxford
Bulthuis Kyle PhD 2007 Early American History University of California, Davis
Cogan Susan PhD 2012 History University of Colorado, Boulder
Gossard Julia PhD 2015 History The University of Texas at Austin
Ross Danielle PhD 2011 History University of Wisconsin-Madison
Lecturer
Barton John MA 1989 History Brigham Young University
Journalism & Communication
Department Head
Hixson Kim PhD 2000 Journalism Southern Illinois University
Professor
Bullock Cathy PhD 2001 Mass Communications University of Washington
Associate Professor
Polster Susan PhD 2001 Adult Education & Technology University of Wyoming
Assistant Professor
Carter Olson Candi PhD 2013 Communication University of Pittsburgh
Jenson Debra PhD 2014 Communication University of Utah
LaPlante Matthew MS 2010 Education California State University - East Bay
Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Champagne Brian MA 1999 Communications University of The Pacific
Garff Christopher MS 2012 Instructional Technology Utah State University
Reiher Stephen MBA 1999 Strategic Management The University of Chicago
Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow
Gamreklidze Ellada PhD 2015 Mass Communication Louisiana State University
Languages, Philosophy and Communication Studies
Department Head
Hall Bradford PhD 1989 Cultural Communication & Organizational Communication University of Washington
Professor
Huenemann Charles PhD 1994 Philosophy University of Illinois At Chicago
Peeples Jennifer PhD 2000 Communications, General University of Washington
Rego Cacilda PhD 1997 Portuguese and Latin American Studies University of Texas At Austin
Rogers James PhD 2007 Instructional Technology Utah State University
Seiter John PhD 1993 Public Relations University of Southern California
Sherlock Richard PhD 1978 Philosophy Harvard University
Spicer-Escalante JP PhD 1999 Spanish University of Illinois At Urbana
Associate Professor
Albirini Abdulkafi PhD/PhD 2004/2010 Technologies of Instruction and Media/Linguistics University of The Ohio State University/Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
Bacheller Frank PhD 1999 Instructional Technology Utah State University
Bame Jim MA 1983 English as a Second Language/Second Language Learning San Francisco State University
Brasileiro Marcus PhD 2010 Portuguese University of Minnesota
Cordero Maria PhD 1998 Philosophy Princeton University
Gordon Sarah PhD 2002 French Washington University
Guo Li PhD 2010 Chinese Literature University of Iowa
Jones Christa PhD 2006 French Language and Literature Washington University
McGonagill Doris PhD 2006 German Harvard University
Nelson Steven MA 2001 Spanish Portland State University
Richter David PhD 2007 Spanish Vanderbilt University
Roemer Ann PhD 2016 English as a Second Language University of Utah
Sanders Matthew PhD 2008 Communication University of Colorado At Boulder
Spicer-Escalante Maria PhD 1999 Spanish University of Illinois At Urbana
Steinhoff Gordon PhD 1987 Philosophy Indiana University - Bloomington
Sung Ko Yin PhD 2009 Culture, Literacy & Language University of Texas At San Antonio
Weil Nolan PhD 1994 Psychology, General University of Toledo
Assistant Professor
Arshavskaya Ekaterina PhD 2013 Applied Linguistics Pennsylvania State University
Dorrance Hall Elizabeth PhD 2015 Interpersonal & Family Communication Purdue University
Gilmore Jason PhD 2013 Global Communications University of Washington
Holberg Erica PhD 2011 Ethics University of Chicago
Kleiner Harrison PhD 2007 Philosophy Purdue University
Lopez Crescencio PhD 2011 Spanish University of Arizona
Scharp Kristina PhD 2014 Communication Studies University of Iowa
Schwabe Claudia PhD 2012 German Studies University of Florida Gainesville
Thoms Joshua PhD 2008 Second Language Acquisition University of Iowa
Valencia Felipe PhD 2013 Hispanic Studies Brown University
Principal Lecurer
de-Jonge-Kannan Karin PhD 1995 Lingustics Indiana University
Senior Lecturer
Krogh Kevin PhD 1996 Spanish University of Utah
Lecturer
Canfield Clair MA 2008 Communication & Conflict Resolution University of Utah
Carvalho Ruby MA Equivalent 2007 Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Certificate Brigham Young University
Clark Justin PhD 2013 Philosophy University of California-Santa Barbara
Halaczkiewicz Marta MA/MA 2006/2011 Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages/Educational Technology Madonna University/Western Michigan University
Izumi Yurika MA 2011 Linguistics California State University-Long Beach
Neely Atsuko MA Equivalent 1980 Teaching Japanese as a Second Language Aoyama Gakuin University
Nieves Taira MA 2011 Second Language Teaching Utah State University
Waite Trago Lisa Lee MA 2010 TESOL Cornerstone University
Political Science
Department Head
Peacock Anthony PhD/JD 1997 Political Science and Law Claremont Graduate School & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Professor
Flint Colin PhD 1995 Geography University of Colorado-Boulder
Associate Professor
Cann Damon PhD 2004 Political Science State University of New York At Stony Brook
Lyons Michael PhD 1979 Political Science and Government University of California - Santa Barbara
McNamara Peter PhD 1991 Political Science and Government Boston College
Truschka Jennifer MA 1998 Political Science Northern Illinois University
Ward Veronica PhD 1985 Political Science and Government University of Maryland College Park Campus
Assistant Professor
Gamboa-Gutierrez Laura MS 2012 Political Science University of Notre Dame
Goelzhauser Gregory PhD/JD 2010 Political Science/Law Florida State University/Florida State University
Johnson Jeannie PhD 2013 Political Science and Government Utah State University
Nalbandov Robert PhD 2008 Political Science Central European University - Budapest, Hungary
Pechenkina Anna PhD 2013 Political Science Pennsylviania State University
Ross Robert PhD 2014 Political Science University of Houston
Ryan Josh PhD 2011 Political Science University of Colorado
Lecturer
Petersen Michael PhD 1974 Political Science Ohio State University
Instructor
Sharp Steve MS 1982 Political Science Utah State University
Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology
Department Head
Tollefson Derrik PhD 2001 Social Work University of Utah
Professor
Anderson Leon PhD 1987 Sociology University of Texas At Austin
Berry Eddy PhD 1983 Sociology Ohio State University - Main Campus
Calloway-Graham Marcia PhD 1990 Social Work and Helping Services University of Utah
Daniels Steven PhD 1986 Ecology/Environmental Studies Duke University
Geertsen Reed PhD 1971 Sociology University of Utah
Glass Christy PhD 2005 Sociology Yale University
Glass-Coffin Bonnie PhD 1992 Anthropology University of California - Los Angeles
Jackson-Smith Douglas PhD 1995 Sociology University of Wisconsin - Madison
Krannich Richard PhD 1980 Sociology Pennsylvania State University - Main Campus
Lambert Patricia PhD 1994 Anthropology University of California-Santa Barbara
Peak Terry PhD 1993 Social Work and Helping Services State University of New York At Albany
Petrzelka Peggy PhD 1999 Sociology Iowa State University
Reither Eric PhD 2005 Sociology University of Wisconsin-Madison
Simms Steven PhD 1984 Anthropology University of Utah
Associate Professor
Flint Courtney PhD 2004 Rural Sociology Pennsylvania State University
Henrie Scott MS 2006 Administration of Justice and Security University of Phoenix
Larson Don PhD 1988 Sociology Utah State University
Walton Richard EdD 2005 Organization and Leadership University of San Francisco
Assistant Professor
Browne Shannon JD 1996 Law The Ohio State Law School
Byers David PhD 2006 Anthropology University of Utah
Camp Sean PhD 2008 Social Work The University of Georgia
Cannon Molly PhD 2013 Geography University of Nebraska
Ciciurkaite Gabriele PhD 2016 Sociology University of Kentucky
Dengah Francois PhD 2013 Biocultural Medical Anthropology University of Alabama
Diaz Moises MSW 2001 Social Work Eastern Washington University
Egbert Susan PhD 2001 Social Work University of Utah
Evers Jenifer MSW 2008 Social Work University of Montana
Finley Judson PhD 2008 Anthropology Washington State University
Freeman Jacob PhD 2014 Anthropology Arizona State University
Givens Jennifer PhD 2014 Sociology Washington State University
Hofmann Erin PhD 2012 Sociology University of Texas-Austin
Jump Norman Vonda PhD 1998 Family & Human Development Utah State University
Lim So-Jung PhD 2013 Sociology University of Wisconsin-Madison
Lucero Jessica PhD 2012 Social Work Wayne State University
Roark Jennifer PhD 2014 Sociology University of Colorado At Boulder
Sorenson CJ MSW 2007 Social Work Brigham Young University
Thornton Jan MSW 2004 Social Work University of Utah
Lecturer
Boyle Maureen MS 2010 Anthropology Indiana University
Leiker Jason PhD 2003 Sociology Southern Illinois University Carbondale
VanGeem Stephen MS 2009 Sociology Utah State University
Instructor
Abel Karin PhD 2014 Sociology Utah State University
Bair Betsy MSW 1988 Social Work Colorado State University
Cohen Anna MA 2011 Anthropology University of Washington
Grocke Michelle MA 2013 Anthropology University of Montana
Grow Nanda PhD 2013 Biological Anthropology Texas A&M University
Heap Raini MSW 2011 Social Work Utah State University
Wilson Beth PhD 2005 Sociology Utah State University