NCU Catalog - May 2016 
    
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NCU Catalog - May 2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty



Graduate School – Dean, Directors and Graduate Dissertation Chairs, Methodological Committee Members

Name Qualifications
LaNear, John, Dean (Interim)

PhD, Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, University of Wisconsin-Madison

J.D. School of Law, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Fish, Wade, Director PhD, Special Education, University of North Texas-Denton
Rasmussen, Heather, Director PhD, Counseling Psychology, University of Kansas-Lawrence
Siaya, Laura, Director EdD, Educational Policy and Administration, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Zakina-Montgomery, Helen, Director PhD, Experimental Psychology, UNLV, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Akagi, Cynthia, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Human Ecology, Kansas State University-Manhattan
Anderson, Shannon, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Family and Child Development, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University-Blacksburg
Barton, Craig, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Education Instructional Technology, Wayne State University-Detroit
Becker, Chad, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Curriculum and Instruction, Indiana University-Bloomington
Beckwitt, Asher, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Anthropology, American University-Washington DC
Benuto, Lorraine, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Psychology, UNLV, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Beverly, Monifa, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Blackwell, Mary, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Experimental Psychology, DePaul University-Chicago
Blyler, Diane, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Human Development and Family Studies, Iowa State University of Science and Technology, Ames
Bradley, Jama, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Education, University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Brizek, Michael, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University-Blacksburg
Buckley, Robin, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Clinical School Psychology, Hofstra University-Hempstead
Caicco, Gregory, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Architecture, McGill University-Canada
Chappell, Kelley, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Psychology – General Experimental, University of South Carolina- Columbia
Circo, Deborah, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Developmental Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Converso, Judy, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Instructional Systems, The Florida State University-Tallahassee
Cummins, Linda, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Social Work, The Ohio State University-Columbus
Curda, Leslie, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Instructional Psychology and Technology, University of Oklahoma-Norman
Dickson, Ryan, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Psychology, University of New Hampshire-Durham
Dnes, Antony, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Faculty of Science, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Dorn, Fred, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Education, Iowa State University of Science and Technology-Ames
Duffy, Jennifer, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Higher Education, Boston College-Chestnut Hill
Fore, C. Jerome, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Educational (Special Education), Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
George, Robert, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Educational Thought and Sociocultural Studies, University of New Mexico-Albuquerque
Goodman, Robert, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Business Administration, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Hickman, Greg, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Human Development and Family Sciences, The Ohio State University-Columbus
Jennings, Miranda, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Educational Psychology, University of Connecticut-Storrs
Kimmell, Sharon, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Applied Social Research, Lehigh University-Bethlehem
Leany, Brian, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Clinical Psychology, UNLV, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Lloyd, Carrie, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Psychology, Northern Illinois University-Dekalb
Loubier, Cynthia, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Organizational Psychology, Alliant International University-San Diego (formerly United States International University)
Lowrance, Sherry, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Government, University of Texas at Austin
McLaughlin, Thomas, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Criminal Justice and Social Policy, Union Institute and University
McNamara, Patrick, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Behavioral Neuroscience, Boston University
Mika, Eva, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Clinical Community Psychology, DePaul University-Chicago
Miller, Heather, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Biological Education, University of Northern Colorado-Greeley
Mire, Scott, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University-Huntsville
Nelson, Deborah, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Counseling and Personnel Services, University of Maryland College Park
Nguyen, Trent, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Social Work, University of Texas at Arlington
O’Byrne, Kristin, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri Kansas-Kansas City
Pitchford, Daniel, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Psychology, Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center-San Francisco
Rademaker, Linnea, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Remedios, Richard, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Psychology, University of Stirling, Scotland
Robertson, Suzanne, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University-Park
Rosenberger, Joshua, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Health Behavior, Indiana University- Bloomington
Rowell, Danielle, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Political Science, State University of New York at Albany
Schnarrs, Phillip, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Health Behavior, Indiana University- Bloomington
Sharf, Ruth, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Psychology - Neuropsychology, The Graduate School and University Center, The City University of New York-New York
Shaw, Melanie, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Curriculum and Teaching, Northcentral University
Shriner, Michael, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Family Relations, The Florida State University-Tallahassee
Spiker, Barry, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Organizational Communication, Ohio University-Athens
Stansbury, Kathy, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Psychology, University of California- Los Angeles
Throne, Robin, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Educational Research and Evaluation, Union Institute and University-Cincinnati
Wallio, Stephanie, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Psychology, University of Kansas
Watkins, Julia, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Health Promotion and Education, University of South Carolina-Columbia
Wetzler, Elizabeth, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Psychology, Tulane University-New Orleans
Wickersham-Fish, Lea, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Agricultural Education, Texas A&M University- College Station
Williams, Peter, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Educational Human Resource Development, Texas A&M University-College Station
Wood, Debra, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Biological Science, Georgia State University-Atlanta
Wright, Michelle, Faculty
Dissertation Chair
PhD, Experimental Psychology, DePaul University-Chicago
Avena, Nicole, Methodological Committee Member PhD, Psychology and Neuroscience, Princeton University-Princeton
Jeter, Nari, Methodological Committee Member PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, The Florida State University-Tallahassee
Melaragno, Ralph, Methodological Committee Member PhD, Psychology, University of Southern California-Los Angeles
Piferi, Rachel, Methodological Committee Member PhD, Psychology, University of Tennessee-Knoxville

School of Business and Technology Management – Dean, Assistant Dean, Directors and Faculty

Name Qualifications
Bemski, Peter, Dean PhD, Educational Leadership and Innovation, University of Colorado-Denver
Thompson, Richard, Assistant Dean  
Moore, David, Director of Assessment PhD, Computer Science, Nova Southeastern University-Fort Lauderdale
Mikell, Ted, Director, Curriculum Development PhD, Information Systems and Science, Nova Southeastern University-Fort Lauderdale
Grantham, Georgia, Associate Director Faculty Support and Development PhD, Vocational Education, Colorado State University-Fort Collins
Orlando, John, Associate Director of Faculty Support & Development PhD, Philosophy, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Achilles, Wendy, Faculty PhD, Business Administration, Accounting, Virginia Commonwealth University-Richmond
Allen, Rhonda, Faculty PhD, Public Administration , University of Albany, State University of New York-New York
Dickinson, Barry, Faculty PhD, Business Administration, Drexel University-Philadelphia
Johnson, David, Faculty PhD, Education, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Kim, Namhee, Faculty PhD, Education, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Lazo, Alex, Faculty PhD, Organization and Management, IT Management, Capella University-Minneapolis
Liu, Ying, Faculty PhD, Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology
Scott, Jennifer, Faculty PhD, Organization and Management, Business General, Capella University-Minneapolis
Voris, Michael, Faculty PhD, Business Administration, Florida International University-Miami

School of Education – Dean, Assistant Dean, Directors and Faculty

Name Qualifications
Wardlow, Rebecca, Dean EdD, Educational Leadership, University of California at San Diego
Pucci, Thomas, Assistant Dean PhD, Education, Curriculum and Instruction, University of New Mexico-Albuquerque
Henry, Patricia, Director, Assessment PhD, Education, K-12, Educational Leadership, Walden University
Walters, Kelley, Director, Curriculum Development PhD, Reading Education, Oakland University-Rochester
Bloomberg, Linda, Associate Director, Faculty Support and Development EdD, Adult Education Guided Intensive Study, Teachers College Columbia University in the City of New York
Lovern, Jeannette, Associate Director, Faculty Support and Development PhD, General Education, Capella University-Minneapolis
Graham, Gordon, Faculty PhD, Continuing Education, University of Calgary
Hart, Shannon, Faculty PhD, Curriculum Design, University of Illinois-Chicago
Kelsey, Marla, Faculty EdD, Child and Youth Studies, Nova Southeastern University-Fort Lauderdale
Leggett, Allison, Faculty EdD, Educational Leadership, University of Phoenix
Riggle, Andy, Faculty PhD, Educational Leadership, University of Dayton
Salley, Jr., Carleton, Faculty EdD, E-Learning and Teaching Online, Northcentral University
Samora, Dina, Faculty EdD, Educational Leadership, Liberty University-Lynchburg
St. Louis, Lisa, Faculty PhD, Classical Studies, University of Ottawa
Stern, Craig, Faculty EdD, Educational Leadership, Northern Arizona University-Flagstaff

School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Marriage and Family Sciences – Dean, Assistant Dean, Directors and Faculty

Name Qualifications
Billings, James, Dean PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, Loma Linda University-Loma Linda
Adamson, Darren, Department Chair PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, Brigham Young University-Provo
Henline, Brandon, Director, Clinical Field Placements PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, Texas Tech University –Lubbock
Kelledy, Lisa, Director, MAMFT Program PhD, Family Therapy, Nova Southeastern University-Fort Lauderdale
Northey, William, Director, Assessment PhD, Human Ecology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Kansas State University
Fawcett, Elizabeth, Director, Clinical Training PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, Brigham Young University
Watters, Yulia, Director, Curriculum Development PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, Nova Southeastern University-Fort Lauderdale
White, Mark, Director, MFT Program PhD, Human Ecology, Kansas State University
Mull, Mindi, Associate Director, Faculty Support and Development PhD, Psychology, University of Toledo-Toledo
Edwards, Lindsay, Faculty PhD, Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut-Storrs
Fawcett, David, Faculty PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, Brigham Young University
Glass, Valerie, Faculty PhD, Human Development, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University-Blacksburg
Goodwin, Annabelle, Faculty PhD, Human Development, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University-Blacksburg
Harrison, Kristi, Faculty PhD, Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut –Storrs
Jeyabalasingam, Sivatharshini, Faculty PhD, Family Therapy, Nova Southeastern University-Fort Lauderdale
Knerr, Michael, Faculty PhD, Couple and Family Therapy, The Ohio State University
Kraus, Vanieca, Faculty PhD, Human Development, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University-Blacksburg
Matta, Thomas, Faculty PhD, Sociology, Southern California University-Los Angeles
Postanowicz, Patricia, Faculty PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, The Florida State University-Tallahassee
Seaton Ribadu, Nichola, Faculty PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, Loma Linda University-Loma Linda
Servino, David, Faculty PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, Texas Tech University-Lubbock
Sutton, Asha, Faculty PhD, Human Development and Family Studies, Michigan State University
Thomas, Shatavia, Faculty DMFT, Marriage and Family Therapy, Nova Southeastern University-Fort Lauderdale
West, Charles, Faculty PhD, Family and Child Development, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University-Blacksburg
Willerton, Elaine, Faculty PhD, Child Development and Family Studies, Purdue University-West Lafayette

School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychology – Dean, Assistant Dean, Directors and Faculty

Name Qualifications
Billings, James, Dean PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, Loma Linda University-Loma Linda
Shapira, Bettina, Department Chair PhD, Human Services, Professional Counseling, Capella University-Minneapolis
Mull, Mindi, Associate Director of Faculty Support and Development PhD, Psychology, University of Toledo-Toledo
Harris, Alycia, Faculty PhD, Psychology, Research and Evaluation, Walden University
Lichtanski, Kristopher, Faculty PhD, Clinical Psychology, Capella University-Minneapolis
Streit, Mary, Faculty PhD, Applied Psychology, Hofstra University-Hempstead