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Aaron Abeyta (14-AUG-2002) Professor of English. B.A. Colorado State University, 1994; M.F.A. Colorado State University, 1997.

Sheryl Abeyta (20-AUG-2009) Assistant Professor of Accounting. B.S. Adams State College, 1990; M.T. University of Denver, 2004.

Christopher Adams (18-AUG-2011) Associate Professor of Chemistry. B.S. Adams State College, 2006; Ph.D. University of Colorado, 2011.

Karen Adamson (15-AUG-2013) Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N. San Diego State University, 1992; M.S.N. Drexel University, 2009.

Robert Affeldt (17-AUG-2012) Assistant Professor of English. B.A. College of Wooster, 1987; M.A. University of New Mexico, 1994; Ph.D. University of New Mexico, 2001.

Stephen Aldrich (25-AUG-2005) Professor of Mathematics. B.A. Colorado State University-Pueblo, 1995; M.A. University of Kentucky, 1997; Ph.D. University of Kentucky, 2000.

Anicia Alvarez (20-AUG-2009) Associate Professor of Education. B.S. Zamboanga State College-Philippines, 1966; M.A. Western Mindanau State University-Philippines, 1974; M.A. Ateneo University-Philippines, 2002; Ph.D. Purdue University, 1980.

Leslie (Cramblet) Alvarez (25-AUG-2006) Professor of Psychology. B.A. Southwestern University, 1998; E.D.M. Northern Arizona University, 2002; Ph.D. Northern Arizona University, 2005.

Timothy Armstrong (26-JUN-1996) Professor of Biology. B.S. Mesa State College, 1986; M.S. University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1989; Ph.D. University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1994.

Robert Astalos (25-AUG-2005) Associate Professor of Mathematics and Physics. B.S. Georgia Inst of Technology, 1985; M.S. Virginia Tech & State University, 2000; Ph.D. Virginia Tech & State University, 2001.

George Backen (25-AUG-2005) Professor of Philosophy. B.A. Eastern Washington University, 1995; M.A. Ohio University, 1998; J.D. State University of New York, 2003; Ph.D. State University of NY-Buffalo, 2005.

Richard Baker (09-AUG-1994) Professor of English. B.A. San Diego State University, 1972; M.A. University of Colorado-Boulder, 1980; Ph.D. University of Colorado-Boulder, 1991.

Don Basse (22-AUG-1985) Professor of Counselor Education. B.A. Henderson State University, 1973; M.S. Ouachita Baptist University, 1974; E.D.D. University of Arkansas, 1979.

Shellie Beeman (21-AUG-2014) Assistant Professor of Music/Voice. B.M. Bob Jones University, 2004; M.M. Bob Jones University, 2006; D.A. Ball State University, 2014; C.M.V.T. McClosky Institute of Voice, 2011.

Jared Beeton (16-AUG-2007) Associate Professor of Earth Science. B.S. Kansas State University, 2000; M.A. University of Northern Colorado, 2003; Ph.D. University of Kansas, 2007.

Renee Beeton (16-AUG-2007) Associate Professor of Chemistry. B.S. North Dakota State University, 2002; Ph.D. University of Northern Colorado, 2007.

Allison Bennett (01-MAR-2010) Nursing Simulation Laboratory Coordinator. B.A. Christopher Newport University, 2000; R.N. Riverside School of Professional Nursing, 2002.

Robert Benson (14-MAY-1997) Professor of Earth Sciences. B.S. University of Washington, 1981; M.S. University of Idaho, 1985; Ph.D. Colorado School of Mines, 1997.

Beth Bonnstetter (21-AUG-2008) Associate Professor of Communication. B.A. Regis University, 1999; M.A. Colorado State University, 2005, Ph.D. University of Minnesota, 2008.

Benita Brink (08-JUL-1994) Professor of Biology. B.S. Aquinas College, 1984; Ph.D. Marquette University, 1989.

Laura Bruneau (18-JULY-2007) Associate Professor of Counselor Education. B.A. Miami University, 1998; M.Ed. Kent State University, 2002; Ph.D. Kent State University, 2007.

Zena Buser (16-AUG-2007) Associate Professor of Business. B.S. Northwest Oklahoma State University, 1996; M.S. West Texas A&M University, 2002; Ph.D. West Texas A&M University, 2007.

Mari Centeno (25-AUG-2004) Professor of Government. B.A. Purdue University, 1993; M.A. Arizona State University, 1996; Ph.D. Arizona State University, 2003.

Linda Christian (12-AUG-1998) Professor of Education. B.A. Louisiana Tech University, 1980; M.S. Louisiana Tech University, 1982; Ph.D. Florida State University, 1989.

Comfort Cover (14-AUG-2008) Assistant Professor of Business. B.S. University of Nebraska, 1984; M.B.A. Regis University, 1994; Ph.D. University of Phoenix, 2010.

Edward Crowther (08-JUN-1988) Professor of History. B.A. Mississippi College, 1980; M.A. Mississippi College, 1981; Ph.D. Auburn University, 1986.

Robert Demski (14-AUG-2002) Professor of Psychology. B.A. Oregon State University, 1980; M.A. Ohio University, 1975; Ph.D. Texas Tech University, 1998.

Margaret Doell (14-AUG-1996) Professor of Art. B.F.A. University of Manitoba, 1989; M.F.A. Concordia University, 1993.

James Doyle (01-FEB-2008) Assistant Professor of Music. B.A. University of Central Missouri, 1998; M.M. Louisiana State University, 2000.

Tracy Doyle (25-AUG-2005) Chair and Professor of Music. B.A. University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1995; M.M. University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1998; D.M.A. Louisiana State University/A&M-Baton Rouge, 2005.

Kristy Duran (19-AUG-2010) Associate Professor of Biology. B.S. University of New Mexico, 1995; M.S. Colorado State University, 1999; Ph.D. University of Colorado, 2004.

Jeffrey Elison (13-JAN-2011) Associate Professor of Psychology. B.S. Kutztown University, 1983; M.A. University of Northern Colorado, 2000; Ph.D. University of Northern Colorado, 2003.

Shawn Elliott (25-AUG-2006) Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N. William Jewell College, 1989; M.S.N. University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1992; P.N.P. University of Colorado-Anschutz Campus, 2010; D.N.P. University of Colorado-Anschutz Campus, 2012.

Roger Eriksen (25-AUG-2004) Associate Professor of Art. B.A. Loyola Marymount University, 1978; M.F.A. University of Idaho, 2002.

Rex Filer (25-AUG-1987) Professor of Counselor Education. B.A. Morningside College, 1969; M.S. Iowa State University, 1974; Ph.D. University of Washington, 1983.

Mark Finney (16-AUG-2007) Associate Professor of Communication. B.A. Mary Washington College, 1999; M.S. George Mason University, 2002; Ph.D. University of Colorado-Boulder, 2007.

Eden Wales Freedman (18-AUG-2014) Assistant Professor of English. B.A. Swarthmore College, 2003; M.A. Boston College, 2008; Ph.D. University of New Hampshire, 2014.

Jennifer Gawronski (18-AUG-2011) Assistant Professor of Art. B.S. Pennsylvania State University, 2001; B.F.A. Pennsylvania State University, 2001; M.F.A. Louisiana State University, 2008.

Joel Givens (21-AUG-2014) Assistant Professor of Counselor Education. B.A. Wheaton College, 1999; M.A. Duquesne University, 2000.

Richard Goddard (25-AUG-2004) Professor of Social Studies. B.A. Wayne State University, 1971; M.A. University of Arizona, 1973; Ph.D. University of Nevada-Reno, 1999.

Lillian Gomez (21-AUG-2003) Title V Specialist. M.A. Adams State College, 2002.

Javier Gonzalez (15-AUG-2003) Visiting Assistant Professor of Education. B.A. Adams State College, 2002; M.A. Adams State College, 2007.

Katherine Gubbels (16-AUG-2012) Assistant Professor of English. B.A. University of Nebraska, 2002; M.A. University of Iowa, 2007; Ph.D. University of Iowa, 2010.

Carol Guerrero-Murphy (15-AUG-1995) Professor of English. B.S. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1975; M.A. University of Denver, 1986; Ph.D. University of Denver, 1989.

Thomas Heddleston (15-AUG-2013) Assistant Professor of Sociology. B.A. University of Virginia, 1998; M.S. Florida State University, 2003; Ph.D. University of California-Santa Cruz, 2012.

Stephanie Hensley (05-JUL-2011) Assistant Professor of Education. B.A. Adams State College, 1993; M.A. Adams State College, 2001.

William Herrmann (14-AUG-2008) Assistant Professor of Accounting. C.P.A.; B.B. Western Illinois University, 1973; M.B.A. Western Illinois University, 1999.

Stephanie Hilwig (21-AUG-2003) Associate Professor of Sociology. B.A. Adams State College, 1994; M.A. California State University-Fullerton, 1999; Ph.D. University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 2003.

Matthew Ikle (14-AUG-1996) Professor of Mathematics. B.A. Reed College, 1982; M.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1989; Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1993.

Peggy Johnson (24-AUG-2009) Visiting Instructor of Human Performance and Physical Education. B.S.Ed. Southwest Missouri State University, 1975; M.S. University of Missouri-Columbia, 1993.

Amanda Jojola (21-JUN-2010) Director of Nursing, Associate Professor. R.N., F.N.P.-C., D.P.; B.S.N. Regis University, 1990; M.S.N. Regis University, 1999; D.N.P. University of Colorado-Anschutz Campus, 2010.

Joel Judd (10-AUG-2000) Professor of Education. B.A. San Jose State University, 1984; M.A. Brigham Young University, 1986; Ph.D. University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, 1992.

Kim Kelso (08-JUL-1994) Professor of Psychology. B.A. California State University-Fresno, 1986; M.A. California State University-Fresno, 1990; Ph.D. University of Kentucky, 1994.

Adam Kleinschmit (11-MAR-2012) Assistant Professor of Biology. B.S. University of Wisconsin, 2005; Ph.D. University of Minnesota, 2011.

Karen Lemke (25-AUG-2006) Reading/Writing Instructor, Emerging Scholars. B.A. Lawrence University, 1993; M.A. University of Northern Colorado, 1997.

William Lipke (06-JUL-2001) Professor of Music. B.A. University of Arizona, 1982; M.M. University of Cincinnati, 1984; D.M.A. University of Cincinnati, 1990.

Richard Loosbrock (05-JUL-2000) Associate Professor of History. B.A. University of Kansas, 1988; M.A. University of New Mexico, 1993; Ph.D. University of New Mexico, 2005.

Edward Lyell (16-AUG-1999) Professor of Business. B.A. San Francisco State University, 1968; M.B.A. San Francisco State University, 1970; Ph.D. University of Colorado-Boulder, 1977.

David MacWilliams (06-JUL-2001) Professor of English. B.A. State University of NY-Stony Brook, 1985; M.A. State University of NY-Stony Brook, 1992; Ph.D. University of N Carolina-Greensboro, 2001.

Mark Manzanares (25-AUG-2003) Professor of Counselor Education. B.A. Adams State College, 1989; M.A. Adams State College, 1992; Ph.D. Colorado State University, 2004.

Michael Martin (28-JUN-1988) Professor of Sociology. B.S. Texas A & M University-Main Campus, 1973; M.A. Louisiana State University, 1975; Ph.D. Washington State University, 1979; M.S.S.W. University of Texas at Austin, 1985.

Cheri Meder (15-AUG-2013) Assistant Professor of Counselor Education. B.A. Western State College, 2004; M.A. Adams State College, 2008; Ph.D. Regent University, 2013.

Christina Miller (06-JUL-2001) Professor of Chemistry. B.S. Adams State College, 1992; Ph.D. University of Arizona, 1998.

Donald Miller (21-AUG-2014) Assistant Professor of Music/Director of Bands. B.A. Southwest Oklahoma State University, 1983; M.A. Wichita State University, 1987; D.M.A. University of Iowa, 2002.

Melissa Milner (15-AUG-2013) Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N. Southwestern College, 2001; M.S.N. University of Phoenix, 2012.

Gina Mitchell (25-AUG-2006) Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology. B.A. University of South Dakota, 2002; M.S. Virginia Tech & State University, 2004; Ph.D. Virginia Tech & State University, 2006.

Matt Nehring (12-AUG-1998) Professor of Physics. B.S. Colorado School of Mines, 1990; Ph.D. University of Colorado-Boulder, 1995.

Jenna Neilsen (16-AUG-2007) Associate Professor of Theatre. B.A. Ohio Northern University, 2001; M.F.A. Virginia Commonwealth University, 2007.

Paul Newman (18-AUG-1992) Professor of Theatre. B.S. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 1972; M.A. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 1988; Ph.D. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 1991.

Lori Notestine (17-AUG-2013) Assistant Professor of Counselor Education.

Roy Nathan Pipitone (18-AUG-2011) Assistant Professor of Psychology. B.A. State University of NY Albany, 2003; M.A. State University of NY-Albany, 2007; Ph.D. State University of NY-Albany, 2011.

O. Gustavo Plascencia (21-AUG-2014) Assistant Professor of Art. B.F.A. University of Texas at Arlington, 2002; M.F.A. University of Colorado-Boulder, 2006.

Dana Provence (21-AUG-2003) Professor of Art. B.S. Baylor University, 1995; M.F.A. University of North Texas, 2001.

Eva Rayas Solis (10-AUG-1993) Associate Professor of Spanish. B.A. Universidad de Sonora, 1980; M.A. University of Kansas, 1987; Ph.D. University of Nebraska at Lincoln, 1994.

Linda Reid (04-AUG-1997) Professor of Business. C.P.A., 2000; B.S. Colorado State University, 1979; M.B.A. Wake Forest University, 1989; D.B.A. Nova Southeastern University, 2005.

Patricia Robbins (14-AUG-2008) Associate Professor of Business. A.A.S. Otero Junior College, 1974; B.A. Adams State College, 1993; M.A. Adams State College, 1996; Ph.D. Kennedy Western University, 1999.

Stephen Roberds (16-AUG-2007) Associate Professor of American Government. B.A. University of Missouri- St. Louis, 1975; M.A. University of Wisconsin, 1978; Ph.D. University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1997.

Tracey Robinson (25-JUL-2001) Professor of Human Performance and Physical Education. B.S. University of Guelph, 1985; M.S. New Mexico State University-Las Cruces, 1987; Ph.D. Oregon State University, 1994.

Beth Robison (20-AUG-2009) Associate Professor of Music. B.Mus. Ohio University, 1986; M.Mus. Ohio University, 2005; D.Mus.A. University of Kansas, 2008.

Natalie Rogers (20-AUG-2009) Assistant Professor of Business. B.S. Adams State College, 1985; M.B.A. Adams State College, 2011; C.P.A.

Anthony Romero (18-AUG-2011) Assistant Professor of Teacher Education. B.S. Colorado State University, 1982; M.Ed. Colorado State University, 1994; Ph.D. Colorado State University, 2004.

Jared Romero (21-AUG-2014) Assistant Professor of Biology. B.S. Adams State College, 2008; M.S. Colorado State University-Pueblo, 2010; Ph.D. Colorado State University-Fort Collins, 2013.

Nick Saenz (19-AUG-2013) Assistant Professor of History. B.A. University of Chicago, 2005; M.A. University of California-San Diego, 2009; Ph.D. University of California-San Diego, 2013.

Lea Ann (Beez) Schell (17-AUG-2011) Professor and Chair of Human Performance and Physical Education. B.A. Wheeling Jesuit College, 1989; M.S. Slippery Rock University, 1995; Ph.D. Texas Woman's University, 1999.

Matthew Schildt (25-AUG-2005) Professor of Music. B.A. Lebanon Valley College, 1998; M.A. Kent State University, 2000; Ph.D. Kent State University, 2005.

Eugene Schilling (14-AUG-1996) Professor of Art. B.F.A. University of Nebraska at Lincoln, 1982; M.F.A. Colorado State University, 1986.

George Sellman (08-JUL-1986) Assistant Professor of Computer Science. B.S. University of California- Berkeley, 1980; M.S. University of California-Santa Barbara, 1983.

Matthew Steffenson (21-AUG-2014) Assistant Professor of Biology. B.S. Siena College, 2006; M.S. Tennessee Technological University, 2009; Ph.D. University of Texas at Arlington, 2014.

Megan Suer (15-AUG-2013) Visiting Assistant Professor of HPPE. B.S. Michigan State University, 2011; M.S. Northern Michigan University, 2013.

John Taylor (16-AUG-1999) Professor of Theatre. B.S. Wichita State University, 1988; M.A. Ohio State University, 1990; Ph.D. Ohio State University, 1994.

Jared Thiemann (21-AUG-2014) Assistant Professor of Counselor Education. B.A. Idaho State University, 2007; M.Coun. Idaho State University, 2009; Ph.D. Idaho State University, 2013.

Elizabeth Thomas (14-AUG-2008) Assistant Professor of Business. B.S. Adams State College, 2005; M.B.A. Arizona State University, 2007.

Michael Tomlin (01-JUL-2012) Chair of School of Business. B.S. Southern Nazarene University, 1976; M.Ed. Central Oklahoma State University, 1979; Ed.D. Univeristy of Wyoming, 1988.

Michele Trujillo (25-AUG-2004) Associate Professor of Education. B.A. Colorado State University, 1994; M.A. University of Northern Colorado, 2003; Ed.D. Northern Arizona University, 2011.

Armando Valdez (25-AUG-2006) Assistant Professor of Business. B.S. Colorado State University, 1997; M.B.A. Colorado State University, 1998.

Claire van der Plas (19-AUG-2010) Assistant Professor of Art. B.A. University of Canterbury, 1989; B.F.A. University of Auckland, 1997; M.F.A. University of Auckland, 2004.

Susan Varhely (10-AUG-1990) Professor of Counselor Education. B.A. Marymount College, 1965; M.S. Southwest Missouri State University, 1977; Ph.D. University of North Texas, 1984.

Benjamin Waddell (18-JAN-2011) Assistant Professor of Sociology. B.A. University of Colorado, 2005; M.A. University of New Mexico, 2009; A.B.D. University of New Mexico, 2011; Ph.D. University of New Mexico, 2013.

Tony Weathers (25-AUG-2005) Associate Professor of Mathematics. B.S. Mercer University-Macon, 1991; M.S. Auburn University, 1993; Ph.D. Auburn University, 1998.

Brandon Wilde (01-AUG-2010) Assistant Professor of Counselor Education. B.S. Utah Valley University, 2002; M.S. University of Nevada, 2007; Ph.D. Idaho State University, 2010.

Jeremy Yeats (16-AUG-2012) Assistant Professor of Human Performance and Physical Education. B.A. University of Hawaii at Hilo, 2006; M.A. University of Colorado at Denver, 2007; A.B.D. University of Northern Colorado, 2012.

Grace Young (08-MAY-1997) Professor of Sociology. B.A. Kalamazoo College, 1978; M.A. University of Chicago, 1985; Ph.D. McGill University, 1996.

Mohamed Yusri Zaro (23-AUG-2010) Assistant Professor of Finance. B.S. Suez Canal University - Egypt, 1974; M.B.A. California State University, 1983.

Brian Zuleger (21-AUG-2014) Assistant Professor of Human Performance and Physical Education. B.S. Western Washington University, 2009; M.S. Western Washington University, 2011; Ph.D. University of Missouri, 2014.