Emeriti Faculty

GARRETT N. ALLMAN, Associate Professor of Music (1981, 2018) B.M., Pacific Lutheran University; M.M., New England Conservatory of Music; D.M.A., University of Iowa.

DOUGLASS T. BOLLING, Professor of English (1979, 2003) B.A., The College of William and Mary; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa.

JANET E. BUHRMANN, Associate Professor of Sociology (2004, 2018) B.A., University of Texas, San Antonio; Ph.D., University of Colorado.

ELAINE S. CHAPMAN, Hitchcock Professor of Biology (1985, 2016) B.A., Millikin University; Ph.D., University of Iowa.

WILBUR S. CHIEN, Professor of Economics and Business Administration (1960, 1986) B.S., University of Nanking; M.S., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., Ohio State University.

KAREN E. DEAN, Ruth Badger Pixley Professor of the Social Sciences and Professor of Political Science (1984, 2017) B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Kent State University.

JAMES E. DAVIS, Scholar in Residence, William and Charlotte Gardner Professor of History/ Professor of Geography (1971, 2009) A.B., M.A., Wayne State University; Ph.D., University of Michigan.

JOHN DREA, Professor of Business Administration (2014, 2023) B.A., Illinois College; M.B.A., University of Notre Dame; D.B.A., Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

KENT D. ELWOOD, Professor of Psychology (1975, 2018) B.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University.

JOHN W. FRITSCHE, Professor of Education (1989, 2015) B.A., Concordia College; M.A., University of Illinois at Springfield; Ed.D., Illinois State University.

RICHARD T. FRY, Findley Family Professor of International Affairs (History and Political Science) College (1967, 2008) B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

MARTIN H. GALLAS, Associate Professor of Library Science /Library Director (1986, 1993) A.B., M.S.L.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

RICHARD A. GRABER, Professor of Education (1971, 1999) A.B., Tabor College; M.S., Kansas State Teachers College; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University.

GARY GRAMS, Associate Professor of Chemistry (2002, 2006) B.S., Valparaiso University; Ph.D., Northwestern University.

NAOMI E. HAHN, A. Boyd Pixley Professor of Humanities and Professor of English (1982, 2018) B.A., Augustana College; M.A., Ph.D., Purdue University.

STEVE HOCHSTADT, Professor of History (2006, 2016) B.A., Ph.D., Brown University.

ROYCE P. JONES, Edward Capps Professor of Humanities/Professor of Philosophy (1974, 2006) B.A., M.A., Texas Christian University; B.D., Duke University; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma.

NAUSSER S. JAMALI, Associate Professor of Accounting (1982, 2020) B.S., Karaj College, Iran; M.Acc., Western Illinois University.

KEVIN C. KLEIN, Professor of Economics (1986, 2023) A.A.S., Illinois Central College; B.S., M.S., D.A., Illinois State University.

ROBERT C. KOEPP, Frances McReynolds Smith Professor of International Understanding and Professor of English (1982, 2015) B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin- Madison.

TIMOTHY KRAMER, Edward Capps Professor of Humanities and Professor of Music (2010, 2020) B.M., Pacific Lutheran University; M.M., University of Michigan; a Fulbright Certificate from Hochschule für Musik, Detmold, Germany; D.M.A., University of Michigan.

GEORGE J. MANN, Associate Professor of Physics (1965, 2000) B.S., Arkansas State College; M.S., University of Mississippi.

WENDY McCARTY, Associate Professor of Education (1993, 2015) B.S., University of Texas- El Paso; M.Ed., University of Alaska; M.Ed., University of Washington; Ed.D., Harvard University.

BRUCE D. McCOY, Associate Professor of Art (1985, 2014) A.F.A., Florissant Valley Community College; B.F.A., University of Illinois; M.F.A., Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

WILLIAM S. McKINLEY, Professor of Mathematics (1987, 1999) B.S., M.S., Western Illinois University; Ed.D., University of Northern Colorado.

MARJORIE B. MEIER, Professor of Management and Organizational Leadership (1980, 2016) B.S., M.B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; D.P.A., University of Illinois at Springfield.

FREDERICK PILCHER, Associate Professor of Physics (1962, 2005) B.S., Washburn University; M.S., University of Kansas.

JAMES D. PROFFITT '70, Assistant Professor of Business Administration (2002, 2018) B.A., Illinois College; M.S., United States Naval Postgraduate School (CA).

JOHN S. RUSH, Associate Professor of Accounting (1998, 2022) B.S., M.Acc., Western Illinois University.

ALVIN J. SCHMIDT, Professor of Sociology (1989, 1999) B.A., Valparaiso University; B.D., Concordia Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

WILLIAM G. SHAFFER, Professor of Modern Languages (French and Spanish) (1989, 2001) B.A., Grove City College; M.A., Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University.

ALMUT SPALDING, Professor of World Languages and Cultures (German) and Director of Global Programming (2002, 2020) Vor-Diplom, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany; M.Div., McCormick Theological Seminary; M.A., University of Iowa; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

PAUL S. SPALDING, Joel Scarborough Professor of Religion (1988, 2018) B.A., University of Wisconsin; M.A., M.Div., Yale University; Ph.D., University of Iowa.

JAMES T. STREIB, Professor of Computer Science (1996, 2018) B.A., Michigan State University; M.S., Central Michigan University; Ed.D., University of Memphis.

ELIZABETH H. TOBIN, Provost and Dean of the College and Professor of History (2006, 2016) B.A., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., Princeton University.

DONALD R. TRACEY, Gardner Professor of History (1972, 1994) B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland.

JEREMY TURNER '95, Professor of Psychology (2006, 2023) B.A., Illinois College; M.A., Ph.D., Northern Illinois University.

RUDOLF J. ZUIDERVELD, Professor of Music and College Organist (1980, 2009) A.B., Calvin College; M.M., University of Michigan; D.M.A., University of Iowa.