First Year Seminar Faculty
Assistant Professor of Exercise and Sport Science
B.A., Mt. Holyoke College; M.S., Ph.D., Colorado State University.
Robert A. Cohen
Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Humboldt State University; Ph.D., University of Colorado.
Scott I. Cohn
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S., Lafayette College; M.A., Ph.D., American University.
Daniel M. Cress
Professor of Sociology
B.S., Augsburg College: M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona.
Senior Lecturer in Recreation & Outdoor Education and Environmental Studies
B.A., John Carroll University; M.S., Western Illinois University
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
B.S., University of Wyoming; J.D., University of Colorado School of Law.
Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Bemidji State University; M.S., University of Utah; Ph.D., University of Montana.
Kathleen M. Kinkema
Professor of Exercise and Sport Science
B.A., Grand Valley State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Greensboro.
Alina M. Luna
Chair, Department of Communication Arts, Languages, and Literature. Associate Professor of English
B.A., Russell Sage College; Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany.
Assistant Professor of Communication and Philosophy
B.A., Pace University; Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany.
Assistant Professor of English, Certificate Program Director
B.A., M.F.A., M.A., Bowling Green State University.
Jason E. Mullins
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Clemson University; Ph.D., University of Montana.
Jeremy A. Muskat
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Western State College of Colorado; M.A., University of Vermont; Ph.D., Colorado State University.
Chair, Business, Accounting and Economics Department. Professor of Accounting
B.A., Western Washington University; M.T., Baylor University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin; C.P.A., Texas license.
William L. Niemi
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Politics and Government
B.A., University of California-Santa Cruz; M.A., University of California-Santa Barbara; Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles.
Chair, Department of Natural and Environmental Sciences and Professor of Chemistry
B. A., Colorado College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Cassandra L. Osborne
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., Allegheny College; Ph.D., Dartmouth College.
Ashwin J. Patel
Associate Professor of Exercise and Sport Science
B.A., University of Guelph; M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee-Knoxville.
David J. Plante
Professor of Economics
B.A., Boston University; Ph.D., University of Utah.
Anne W. Ryter
Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Beloit College; Ph.D., University of Colorado.
Terence S. Schliesman
Professor of Communications
B.A., Central Washington University; M.A., Ph.D., Washington State University.
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies; Director of the Colorado Water Workshop
B.A., Wartburg College; M.A., University of Nebraska-Omaha; Ph.D., Washington State University.
Lynn L. Sikkink
Professor of Anthropology
B.A., University of Colorado; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota.
Maria Boikova Struble
Assistant Professor of Politics and Government
B.A., Louisiana State University; M.A., Arizona State University; Ph.D., Lancaster University.
Professor of History; Director of the Honors Program
B.A., University of Saskatchewan; M.A., Flinders University of South Australia; Ph.D., Tulane University.
Professor of Business Administration
M.A., M.P.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.
John M. Wacker
Chair, Department of Music; Associate Professor of Music
M.M., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; J.D., University of Wyoming; B.M.E., University of Northern Colorado; D.M.A., University of North Texas.
James M. Woytek
Assistant Professor of Techer Education
B.A., Mesa State College; M.A., Villanova University.