Walden’s College of Undergraduate Studies features a distinguished faculty of scholars, researchers, and professionals who are committed to teaching. They blend academic theory with firsthand knowledge to enrich your learning experience and broaden your perspectives on the latest issues and best practices.

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Undergraduate Faculty

Donna Albro, J.D., Syracuse University; B.A., Russell Sage College

Shantel A. Anderson, M.A., B.A., Louisiana State University

Courtney A. Andrews, Ph.D., M.P.P.A., B.A., University of Missouri at St. Louis

Joaquin M. Angles, Ph.D., University of Phoenix; M.B.A., B.S., Philadelphia University

Tanaz C. Arteaga, M.A., Western Governors University; B.S., University of California, Los Angeles

Laura S. Basu, Ph.D., Utrecht University, Netherlands; M.A., University of Amsterdam, Netherlands; B.A., University of Sussex, England

Paul E. Becker, M.A., Columbia University; J.D., B.A., University of Virginia

Shaniece B. Bickham, Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi; M.A., Loyola University; B.A., Dillard University

Devan L. Bissonette, Ph.D., M.A., The State University of New York at Binghamton; B.A., M.A., Michigan State University

Eric Bliss, Ph.D., University of Tennessee; B.S., University of Alabama

Kristin Bundesen, Ph.D., University of Nottingham; M.A., Western Connecticut State University; B.A., Bard College

Mary P. Campbell, Ph.D., Walden University; M.S.Ed., University of Pittsburgh; B.S., Ball State University

Jose R. Carrasquel, Ph.D., University of Washington; M.A., B.S., University of Oregon

Gary W. Carson, Ph.D., University of South Florida; M.Div., Pittsburgh Theological Seminary; B.S., Alderson-Broaddus College

Stephen D. Carter, Ph.D., M.A., DePaul University; B.A., Olivet Nazarene University

Kristine E. Clancy, M.A., B.A., California State University, Long Beach

Gabriel (Omar) R. Clay, Ph.D., M.S., University of California, San Diego; B.A., B.S., University of California, Santa Cruz

James A. Condor, Ph.D., University of South Florida; M.Ed., B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Melanie H. Crow, Ph.D., Western Michigan University; M.A., University of North Dakota; B.A., Minnesota State University, Moorhead

Abdolnaser Daghighi, M.S., M.A., University of Texas at Austin; B.S., University of Science and Technology, Iran

Allana E. DaGraca, B.A., University of Massachusetts–Amherst; M.A., Emerson College

Steven L. Danver, Ph.D., University of Utah; M.A., Graduate Theological Union; B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara

Linda P. Davis, Ph.D., M.A.T., Georgia State University; A.B., University of Georgia

Marcia A. Dawkins, Ph.D., M.A., University of Southern California; M.A., New York University; B.A., Villanova University

Thomas M. Depaoli, Ph.D., California Coast University; M.B.A., University of Notre Dame; B.S., St. Joseph’s University; B.S., University of Wisconsin–Green Bay

Ginger R. Devine, J.D., University of Texas; B.A., Texas A&M University

Catherine (Neelie) Dobbins, Ph.D., Walden University; M.Ed., B.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Ambronita R. Douzart, B.A., M.A., Louisiana State University; Fisk University

Aimee D. DuBois, B.A., M.A., Central Michigan University; University of Wisconsin–Whitewater

Roman O. Dzuba, B.Comm., M.B.A., McGill University

Monette B. Elizalde, Ph.D., University of the Incarnate Word; M.A.T., B.A., Trinity University

Jon E. Evertz, M.A., Middlebury College; B.A., Franklin and Marshall College

Elizabeth A. Garbrah-Aidoo, Ph.D., M.A., University of Houston; M.B.A., LaGrange College; B.S., University of Science and Technology, Ghana 

Michael A. Gavino, M.A., B.A., Florida Atlantic University

Anne K. Geraci, M.A.T., Converse College; B.A., Vassar College

Carla J. Gillson, M.A., University of Wisconsin-Superior; B.S., University of Wisconsin–River Falls

Christopher C. Gilmer, Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi; M.A., Mississippi College; B.S., University of Southern Mississippi

Roger Gronau, Ph.D., Northern Illinois University; M.S.Ed., B.S., University of Wisconsin–Whitewater

Jamey J. Heit, M.Div., M.Th., Princeton Theological Seminary B.A., Davidson College

Jill B. Henke, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh; M.A., University of Georgia; B.A., B.S., University of Pittsburgh

Brianna J. Hoffman, M.A., B.S., Minnesota State University, Mankato

Susanne L. Hoffman-Kipp, M.A., University of California, Los Angeles; B.A., Georgetown University

Joyce Hojnacki, M.S.Ed., University of Dayton; M.S.Ed., Florida International University; M.S., Canisius College; B.S., Medaille College

Paul L. Howell, Ed.D., M.A.Ed., B.A., Arizona State University

Jennifer L. Hurd, Ed.D., University of Memphis; M.Ed., B.A., Harding University

Chad C. Husted, M.F.A., Louisiana State University; B.A., Humboldt State University

Denice (Gaby) G. Johnson, M.A., University of Kansas; B.A., MidAmerica Nazarene University

Nancy R. Johnson, Ph.D., University of South Florida; M.S., B.S., Louisiana Tech University

Luke B. Konrath, M.A., The College of St. Scholastica; B.S., University of Wisconsin–Whitewater

Jennifer A. Kozar, M.A., Abilene Christian University; B.A., University of Texas at San Antonio

Aleksandr Krolik, M.S., University of Colorado; B.A., University of Maine–Farmington

Melissa L. Landin, M.A., B.A., Bethel University

Grace A. Lasker, Ph.D., Walden University; M.S., B.S., University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Alison S. Lockman, Ph.D., Ohio State University; M.A., University of Virginia; B.A., Swarthmore College

Cynthia M. Luna, M.A., B.A., San Diego State University

Dwayne A. Mack, Ph.D., Washington State University; M.A., North Carolina Central University; B.A., Methodist University

Felicia W. Mack, Ph.D., Washington State University; M.A., B.A., North Carolina Central University

Donna (Leigh) Makay, Ph.D., Ohio State University; M.A., Wright State University; B.S., University of Central Arkansas

Elizabeth A. Matthews, Ph.D., M.Phil., Graduate Center at The City University of New York; M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University; B.A., New York University

Charline R. McCord, Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi; M.A., B.A., Mississippi College

Laura J. McCormick, M.S.Ed., Youngstown State University; B.A., Westminster College

Eugene A. McKee, M.Ed., Grand Canyon University; B.A., The Pennsylvania State University

Darlington Mgbeke, Ph.D., Walden University; M.A., National University, San Diego; M.S., Central Michigan University; B.S., Excelsior College

Erin E. Morris, Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina; B.S., University of Kentucky

Elizabeth A. Moseley, Ph.D., University of Miami; M.A., Bradley University; B.S., Illinois State University

Leah A. Murray, M.S., Rochester Institute of Technology; B.A., The State University of New York at Geneseo

Michelle K. Murray, M.A., University of Northern Iowa; B.A., Wartburg College

Ahmed Naumaan, Ph.D., M.S., University of Cincinnati; B.E., University of Karachi, Pakistan

Rolf Nelson, M.F.A., Indiana University–Bloomington; B.A., University of Wisconsin—Madison

Scott A. Newman, Ph.D., M.A., Loyola University; B.A., Rockhurst University

David-Paul J. Nezelek, M.A., University of South Florida; B.A., The State University of New York at Cortland

Suzanne M. Oakes, M.A., B.A., Bethel University

Jude C. Okpala, Ph.D., M.A., Howard University; B.A., Bigard Memorial Seminary, Nigeria

Paige L. Parker, Ph.D., California Institute of Integral Studies; M.A., Stanford University; M.A., California School of Professional Psychology; B.A., Howard University

Jon Paulson, Ph.D., University of Kansas; M.A., San Diego State University; B.A., California State University, Northridge 

John D. Perivolaris, Ph.D., University of Cambridge; B.A., University of London

Lisa A. Pertillar-Brevard, B.A., Smith College; Ph.D., Emory University

Davidson B. Pierre, M.A., University of Miami; B.S., Florida Memorial University

Ernestine Rashun-Williams, M.S.Ed., Alcorn State University; B.A., Alverno College

Mark C. Rowh, B.A., West Virginia State College; M.A., Marshall University; Ed.D., Clemson University

Alexandra C. Salas, M.A., Queens College, The City University of New York; B.A., New York University

Mary E. Scarpa, M.A., American University; B.A., Suffolk University

Deepa S. Shriram, M.A., University of South Florida; B.A., University of Florida

Murray W. Skees, Ph.D., M.A., University of Kentucky; B.A., Thomas More College

Mitzie Sowell, Ph.D., Auburn University; M.S., University of South Alabama; M.Ed., University of South Alabama; M.Ed., Northwestern State University of Louisiana; B.S., University of Southern Mississippi 

Mark W. Sullivan, Ph.D., M.A., B.A., University of Maryland

Diana L. Tucker, Ph.D., M.S., Southern Illinois University–Carbondale; B.S., Ohio University Athens

Keri L. VanOverschelde, M.P.A., Hamline University; B.S., Southwest Minnesota State University

Corey S. Vigdor, M.Ed., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; M.A., William Paterson University; B.A., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Jason U. Vinson, M.A., B.A., Marshall University

M. Laurel Walsh, Ed.D., M.F.A., Hamline University; B.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Christa J. Ward, Ph.D., University of Iowa; M.A., B.A.,Texas Tech University

Marcia M. Wert, M.S., DePaul University; B.S., Illinois State University

Felecia D. Williams, Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.A., University of Virginia; B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University

Stacie Williams, Ph.D., M.S., B.S., Florida State University

Terry G. Williams, M.B.A., Boston University; B.S., University of Maryland

Lianne Williamson, Ph.D., University of Alaska–Fairbanks; M.A., The Johns Hopkins University; M.S., Montana State University–Billings; B.A., American University

Olga N. Workman, Ph.D., Moscow State University, Russia, M.B.A.; Tver State University, Russia; B.A., Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Keva M. Yarbrough, Ed.D., M.S., B.S., Clark Atlanta University