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.

Academic Leadership

Dr. Steven Danver, Executive Director

Eric Bliss, PhD, Academic Coordinator, Natural Science, Math, and Communication

Jon Paulson, PhD, Assessment and Data Coordinator

Lisa Pertillar-Brevard, PhD, Academic Coordinator, Humanities, Composition, and General Education

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Undergraduate Faculty

Donna Albro, JD, Syracuse University; BA, Russell Sage College

Shantel A. Anderson, MA, BA, Louisiana State University

Courtney A. Andrews, PhD, MPPA, BA, University of Missouri at St. Louis

Joaquin M. Angles, PhD, University of Phoenix; MBA, BS, Philadelphia University

Tanaz C. Arteaga, MA, Western Governors University; BS, University of California—Los Angeles

Laura S. Basu, PhD, Utrecht University, Netherlands; MA, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands; BA, University of Sussex, England

Paul E. Becker, MA, Columbia University; JD, BA, University of Virginia

Shaniece B. Bickham, PhD, University of Southern Mississippi; MA, Loyola University; BA, Dillard University

Devan L. Bissonette, PhD, MA, The State University of New York at Binghamton; BA, MA, Michigan State University

Eric Bliss, PhD, University of Tennessee; BS, University of Alabama

Kristin Bundesen, PhD, University of Nottingham; MA, Western Connecticut State University; BA, Bard College

Jose R. Carrasquel, PhD, University of Washington; MA, BS, University of Oregon

Gary W. Carson, PhD, University of South Florida; MDiv, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary; BS, Alderson-Broaddus College

Stephen D. Carter, PhD, MA, DePaul University; BA, Olivet Nazarene University

Gabriel (Omar) R. Clay, PhD, MS, University of California, San Diego; BA, BS, University of California, Santa Cruz

James A. Condor, PhD, University of South Florida; MEd, BS, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Abdolnaser Daghighi, MS, MA, University of Texas at Austin; BS, University of Science and Technology, Iran

Steven L. Danver, PhD, University of Utah; MA, Graduate Theological Union; BA, University of California, Santa Barbara

Linda P. Davis, PhD, MAT, Georgia State University; AB, University of Georgia

Ginger R. Devine, JD, University of Texas; BA, Texas A&M University

Catherine (Neelie) Dobbins, PhD, Walden University; MEd, BA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Ambronita R. Douzart, BA, MA, Louisiana State University; Fisk University

Roman O. Dzuba, DBA, Walden University; MBA, BComm, McGill University

Monette B. Elizalde, PhD, University of the Incarnate Word; MAT, BA, Trinity University

Michael A. Gavino, MA, BA, Florida Atlantic University

Anne K. Geraci, MAT, Converse College; BA, Vassar College

Carla J. Gillson, MA, University of Wisconsin-Superior; BS, University of Wisconsin–River Falls

Roger Gronau, PhD, Northern Illinois University; MSEd., BS, University of Wisconsin–Whitewater

Jamey J. Heit, MDiv., MTh., Princeton Theological Seminary BA, Davidson College

Susanne L. Hoffman-Kipp, MA, University of California, Los Angeles; BA, Georgetown University

Joyce Hojnacki, MSEd, University of Dayton; MSEd, Florida International University; MS, Canisius College; BS, Medaille College

Jennifer L. Hurd, EdD, University of Memphis; MEd, BA, Harding University

Chad C. Husted, MFA, Louisiana State University; BA, Humboldt State University

Nancy R. Johnson, PhD, University of South Florida; MS, BS, Louisiana Tech University

Cynthia M. Luna, MA, BA, San Diego State University

Luke B. Konrath, MA, The College of St. Scholastica; BS, University of Wisconsin–Whitewater

Jennifer A. Kozar, MA, Abilene Christian University; BA, University of Texas at San Antonio

Grace A. Lasker, PhD, Walden University; MS, BS, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Alison S. Lockman, PhD, Ohio State University; MA, University of Virginia; BA, Swarthmore College

Dwayne A. Mack, PhD, Washington State University; MA, North Carolina Central University; BA, Methodist University

Felicia W. Mack, PhD, Washington State University; MA, BA, North Carolina Central University

Elizabeth A. Matthews, PhD, MPhil, Graduate Center at The City University of New York; MA, Teachers College, Columbia University; BA, New York University

Charline R. McCord, PhD, University of Southern Mississippi; MA, BA, Mississippi College

Laura J. McCormick, MSEd, Youngstown State University; BA, Westminster College

Eugene A. McKee, MEd, Grand Canyon University; BA, The Pennsylvania State University

Darlington Mgbeke, PhD, Walden University; MA, National University, San Diego; MS, Central Michigan University; BS, Excelsior College

Terri S. Mitchell, BA, PhD, Louisiana State University

Leah A. Murray, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; BA, The State University of New York at Geneseo

Michelle K. Murray, MA, University of Northern Iowa; BA, Wartburg College

Rolf Nelson, MFA, Indiana University–Bloomington; BA, University of Wisconsin—Madison

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

Suzanne M. Oakes, MA, BA, Bethel University

Jude C. Okpala, PhD, MA, Howard University; BA, Bigard Memorial Seminary, Nigeria

Jon Paulson, PhD, University of Kansas; MA, San Diego State University; BA, California State University, Northridge

John D. Perivolaris, PhD, University of Cambridge; BA, University of London

Tammy L. Pertillar, BA, Mount Holyoke College; MA, Howard University; MA, The Johns Hopkins University; MA, The Catholic University of America

Lisa A. Pertillar-Brevard, BA, Smith College; PhD, Emory University

Davidson B. Pierre, MA, University of Miami; BS, Florida Memorial University

Erin M. Richard, PhD, Medical University of South Carolina; BS, University of Kentucky

Mark C. Rowh, BA, West Virginia State College; MA, Marshall University; EdD, Clemson University

Mary E. Scarpa, MA, American University; BA, Suffolk University

Mitzie Sowell, PhD, Auburn University; MS, University of South Alabama; MEd, University of South Alabama; MEd, Northwestern State University of Louisiana; BS, University of Southern Mississippi

Mark W. Sullivan, PhD, M.A., BA, University of Maryland

Keri VanOverschelde, PhD, Walden University; MA, Hamline University; BS, Southwest Minnesota State University

Corey S. Vigdor, MEd, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; MA, William Paterson University; BA, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Matthew C. Walker, MA, MFA, The State University of New York at Brockport

Mary P. Ward, BS, Ball State University; MEd, University of Pittsburgh; PhD, Walden University

Marcia M. Wert, MS, DePaul University; BS, Illinois State University

Felecia D. Williams, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University; MA, University of Virginia; BS, Virginia Commonwealth University

Olga N. Workman, PhD, Moscow State University, Russia, MBA; Tver State University, Russia; BA, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Keva M. Yarbrough, EdD, MS, BS, Clark Atlanta University

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