Faculty


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Heather Aldrich, Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S. Nursing, 2002, Oregon Health & Science University; A.S. Nursing, 1996, Southwestern Oregon Community College

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Ronald Bell, Professor, Counseling
M.C. Counseling Education, 1989, Arizona State University; M.F.A. Playwriting, 1980, University of California, Los Angeles; B.S. Theatre Arts, 1978, University of California, Los Angeles

Fred Brick, Professor, History/Political Science
M.A. History/Political Science, 1990, University of Minnesota; B.A. History/Education, 1986, College of St. Thomas

Dr. Daniel Brouse, Professor, Biology
DC Chiropractic, 1998, Western State Chiropractic College; B.S. Biochemistry/Biophysics, 1995, Oregon State University

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Jason Cash, Assistant Professor, Health/PE, Track Coach
M.S. Pysical Education Sports Management, 2007, Minnesota State University Mankato; B.S. History, 1994, Western Oregon University

Chelsea Clemens, Associate Professor, Welding/Manufacturing
A.A.S. Welding & Fabrication, 2013, Southwestern Oregon Community College

Anthony Collins, Professor, Learning Resources
M.Ed. Adult Education, 2000, Western Washington University; B.A. Linguistics, 1999, Western Washington University

Elizabeth Cooper, Assistant Professor, Nursing
M.S. Nursing, 2015, Walden University; B.S. Nursing, 2011, Linfield College; A.S. Nursing, 2005, Southwestern Oregon CommunityCollege

Dr. Aaron Coyner, Associate Professor, Physics
Ph.D. Physics, 2008, Rice University; M.S. Physics, 2005, Rice University; B.S. Engineering Physics, 2003, University of Tulsa

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Cheryl Davies, Professor, Psychology
M.S. Psychology, 2001, Southern Oregon University; B.Commerce Communication, 1989, McMaster University

David Deutschman, Associate Professor, Health/PE, Baseball Coach
M.S. Coaching & Athletic Administration, 2016, Concordia University; B.F.A. Business, 2012, Western Oregon University

Dr. Judith Dornbach, Assistant Professor, Nursing
DrNP Nursing, 2017, University of Pittsburgh; B.S. Nursing, 1984, University of Pittsburgh

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Noelle Ebert, Associate Professor, Info Resrcs/Instrl Librarian
M.A. Museum Studies, 2016, Western Illinois University; M. Library and Information Science, 2013, Dominican University; B.A. English, 2007, Western Illinois University

Jessica Engelke, Professor, Business
M.B.A. Human Resources Management, 2009, University of Phoenix; B.S. Business Management, 2006, University of Phoenix; A.A. General Education, 2004, Irvine Valley College

Leigh Eswonia, Assistant Professor, Nursing Clinical/CNA Coordr
B.S. Nursing, 2001, Humboldt State University

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Dr. Robert Fields, Professor, Biology/General Science
Ph.D. Zoology, 1991, Washington State University; M.S. Biology, 1984, University of Illinois; B.S. Biology, 1981, University of Illinois

Chris Foltz, Assistant Professor, Culinary Arts Instructor
Cert. Professional Ice Carving Certi, 2005, Ice Sculpture Unlimited with Mike Vosburg; A.A.S. Professional cooking and Baking, 1998, Baltimore International Culinary College

Nicole Freim, Associate Professor, Writing
M.A. English, 1998, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; B.A. English, 1994, Northern Illinois University; B.A. Theatre, 1994, Northern Illinois University

James Fritz, Professor, Art
M.F.A. Sculpture/Metal Casting, 1989, Southern Illinois University; B.F.A. Liberal Arts/Studio, 1983, St. John's University

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Anthony Gantenbein, Assistant Professor, EMT/Paramedic
A.A.S. EMT - Paramedic, 2016, Southwestern Oregon Community College; Cert. Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), 2016, Southwestern Oregon Community College; Cert. EMS Technician II, 2016, Southwestern Oregon Community; Cert. EMS Technician I, 2016, Southwestern Oregon Community

Chelsea Gaudette, Assistant Professor, Baking and Pastry
Cert. Wood Fire Baking, 2018, Fire Within Mobile Wood Fired Ovens; Cert. Coffee Business and Barista, 2017, Bellissim Coffee; Cert. Permaculture Design, 2017, Oregon State University; A.A.S. Culinary Arts, 2015, Southwestern Oregon CommunityCollege; A.A.S. Baking and Pastry Arts, 2015, Southwestern Oregon CommunityCollege

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Rian Henderson, Assistant Professor, Dental Assisting
A.G.S. General Studies, 2020, Southwestern Oregon Community College; Cert. Dental Assisting, 2004, Carrington College

Benjamin Holt, Assistant Professor, Mathematics
M.S. Environmental Systems: Mathematical Modeling, 2008, Humboldt State University; B.A. Mathematics, 2002, Humboldt State University; A.A. Mathematics, 2000, Columbia College

Trevor Hoppe, Professor, Health/PE, Head Cross Country Coach
M.A. Physical Education, 1996, Humboldt State University; B.A. Physical Education, 1992, Humboldt State University

Sean Hutcherson, Professor, Mathematics
M.A. Mathematics and Science Education, 1994, University of California, Berkeley; B.S. Mechanical Engineering, 1989, University of California, Santa Barbara

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Bernadette Kapocias, Speech, Professor
M.A. Communication, 1997, Washington State University; B.S. Communication, 1993, Southern Oregon State College

Zinzi Konig, Assistant Professor, Nursing
M.S. Epidemiology of Microbial Disease, 2009, Yale University; B.S. Nursing, 2005, University of South Florida

Dr. Kyriakos Kypriotakis, Professor, Mathematics
Ph.D. Mathematics, 2009, University of California; M.S. Mathematical Logic, 2002, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens; B.A. Mathematics, 2000, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

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Piper Lisseveld, Associate Professor, Computer Information Systems
M.S. Technology Management, 2009, George Mason University; B.S. Individualized Study, Database Systems Development, 2004, George Mason University

Tasha Livingstone, Associate Professor, Forestry/Natural Resources
M.A. Interdisciplinary Studies, 2015, ; B.S. Forestry Management, 2013, Oregon State University

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Peter Mantey, Professor, Speech
M.A. Communications, 1986, Regent University; B.F.A. Music Education, 1978, Heidelberg College

Dr. Ronald Metzger, Professor, Earth Sciences
Ph.D. Geology, 1991, University of Iowa; M.S. Geology, 1988, University of Iowa; B.S. Geology, 1985, St. Lawrence University

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Amber Ridgway, Associate Professor, Writing/Humanities
M.A. Humanities/English, 2010, California State University, Dominguez Hills; B.A. Liberal Arts, 2005, Oregon State University; A.A. , 2001, Chemeketa Community College at Oregon Coast

Dr. Maidie Rosengarden, Associate Professor, Childhood Ed/Family Studies
Ed.D. Educational Leadership, 2004, Trevecca Nazarene University; M.Ed. Education/Early Childhood Education, 2002, Belmont University; B.F.A. Theatre/Art History, 1984,

Louis Rushton, Assistant Professor, Mathematics
M.S. Mathematical Sciences, 2017, University of West Florida; M.S. Civil Engineering, 2013, Cleveland State University; M.S. Education, 2009, St Johns University; B.S. Applied Mathematics, 2007, University Oregon; A.A.O.T. , 2005, Southwestern Oregon CommunityCollege

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Dr. Michael Springer, Associate Professor, Chemistry
Ph.D. Chemistry, 2014, University of Colorado; B.S. Chemistry, 2009, University of Nevada; B.S. Biology, 2008, University of Nevada; B.A. Philosophy & Sociology, 2005, University of Nevada

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Joseph Tremonti, Professor, Digital Design
M.F.A. Electronic Visualization, 2002, University of Illinois; B.F.A. Interdisciplinary Studies, 1999, University of Georgia

Brian Truka, Associate Professor, Mathematics
M.S. Mathematics, Stats & Computer Science, 2009, Marquette University; M.A. Philosophy, 2003, Marquette University; B.S. Mathematics, 1996, Bradley University

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Adam Whitlatch, Professor, Health/PE/Men's Wrestling Coach
M.S. Pedagogy/Physical Education, 2001, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse; B.S. Physical Education, 2000, Ohio University; B.S. Recreation Studies, 2000, Ohio University

Laura Williams, Assistant Professor, Culinary Arts
A.A.S. Culinary Arts, 2010, Southwestern Oregon CommunityCollege

Mark Wilson, Professor, Writing/Literature
M.A. English, 1978, Washington State University; B.A. English, 1976, Northwest Nazarene College

Marta Wozniak, Professor, Writing
M.A. English - Linguistics, 2004, Arizona State University; B.A. English, 2001, Southern Oregon University; M.A. English - Literature, 2001, Nicholas Copernicus University

Jedediah Wyman, Associate Professor, Writing
M.A. Creative Writing, 2009, Oregon State University; B.F.A. History, 2001, University of Montana