Nov 29, 2022  
2021-22 Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-22 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty



University Corporation 2021-22 Carroll University

The corporate name of the University is Carroll University, Inc. 

Officers
Chair Dorval R. Carter ‘79
Vice Chair Deborah A. Block ‘74
Treasurer Lynda Johnson ‘80
Secretary Mark Roble ‘77
President of the University Cindy Gnadinger

Trustees

Deborah A. Block ‘74, Senior Pastor, Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Christy L. Brown, CEO, Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Dorval R. Carter ‘79, President, Chicago Transit Authority, Chicago, Illinois
Reynolds R. Challoner ‘64, President, NEW Paradigm Advisors LLC, Sanibel, Florida/Green Bay, Wisconsin
Sandra L. Cunningham, ‘78, Director, Versiti, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Kristi Czarnecki ‘89, Owner, Czarnecki Properties, Pewaukee, Wisconsin
Jefferson V. DeAngelis ‘80, President/CIO, Northwest Passage Capital Investors, LLC., Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Laura Dexter ‘76, Pediatric Anesthesiologist and Partner (retired), Metropolitian Anesthesia Network, Jefferson, Wisconsin
Cindy Gnadinger, President, Carroll University, Waukesha, Wisconsin
John J. Hengel ‘80, Vice President-Finance & Asst. Secretary, Jason Industries, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Lynda M. Johnson ‘80, Assistant Treasurer, Harley-Davidson, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
David H. Laatsch, ‘95, Vice President, Strategy and Operations Project Management, Aurora Health Care, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Douglas J. Mueller ‘80, CEO & President, Breakthrough, Green Bay, Wisconsin
Michael J. Osenga, ‘75, Publisher, KHL Americas, Brookfield, Wiscsonsin
Elfried Pahl, ‘79, Medical Director, Heart Failure and Heart Transplantations, Lurie Childrens Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Renee H. Ramirez, Executive Director, Waukesha County Community Dental Clinic, Waukesha, Wisconsin
Jack Riesch, Owner and Executive Vice President, R&R Insurance, Waukesha, Wisconsin
Mark A. Roble, Retired Chief Risk Officer, Robert W. Baird, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
James M. Schneider ‘74, Executive Chairman, Horizon Bank, Austin, Texas
Thomas A. Sellars ‘82, Chairman & CEO, Sellars Absorbent Materials, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Fred Stier, CEO, Stier Construction, Waukesha, Wisconsin
Mark Smith ‘83, Product Business Manager (retired) Strattec Security Corp., Mequon, Wisconsin
Joseph P. Zvesper ‘76, Chairman, President & CEO, American Appraisal Associates, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Alumni Representative

Paul Christian, ‘92, Senior Vice President, R.W. Baird, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Honorary Life Trustees

Charles W. Anderson ‘59, Brookfield, Wisconsin
Joan Hardy, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Lee Melville ‘50, Waukesha, Wisconsin
Richard H. Miller, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Carroll University Graduate Faculty 2021-22

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Cindy Gnadinger, 2017
President
B.S., Western Kentucky University
M.Ed., University of Louisville
Ed.D., University of Louisville

Mark Blegen, 2019
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
B.A., St. Olaf College
M.S., St. Cloud State University
Ph.D., Kent State

Monika Baldridge, 2004
Associate Dean of the College of Health Sciences
Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
B.S., Marquette University
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Barbra J. Beck, 2010
Chair of the Department of Public Health
Associate Professor of Public Health
B.A., College of St. Benedict
M.S., Colorado State University
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Daniel Becker, 2006
Associate Professor and Director of Graphic Design
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
M.A. DePaul University

Jason E. Bennett, 2017
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
B.S. University of Wisconsin-Platteville
MSPT, Clarke University
Ph.D. Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions

Karene Boos, 2018
Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
B.S., Marquette University
Juris Doctor, University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School
D.P.T., College of St. Scholastica

James Brandes, MD, 2018
Chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies
Clinical Professor, Physician Assistant Studies
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
M.D., Medical College of Wisconsin

Lorine E. Brock 2017
Senior Lecturer of Anatomy and Physiology
B.A. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
PhD., University of South Carolina

Jessica M. Brown, 2017
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
B.S. University of Northern Colorado
M.S. University of Northern Colorado
PhD. University of Northern Colorado

Lee Cabell, 2021
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
B.S., Mendel University, Brno, Czech Republic
M.S., University of Kansas
Ed.D., University of Kentucky

Dennis M. Debrecht, 1984
Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., Benedictine College
Ph.D., Iowa State University

Rita Deering, 2019
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
B.S., Marquette University 
DPT, Marquette University
Ph.D., Marquette University

Sara Deprey, 2000
Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
B.S., and M.S., Rosalind Franklin University
D.P.T., MGH Institute of Health Professionals

April Doebert-Fischer, 2016
Clinical Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy
B.A., Concordia University
M.O.T., Concordia University
O.T.D., Mount Mary College

Rose Ann Donovan, 2002
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A., Silver Lake College

Brian P. Edlbeck, 2004
Clinical Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Vickie Ericson, 2015
Senior Lecturer of Physical Therapy
Laboratory Coordinator of Physical Therapy
B.S. Northern Illinois University
D.P.T Arcadia University

Sarah E. Esveldt, 2011
Distinguished Lecturer in Business, Accounting and Economics
B.S., Central Michigan University
M.B.A., Keller Graduate School

Elaine Gonya, 2018
Lecturer of Exercise Science
B.A., Otterbein College
M.S., The University of Kansas - Lawrence

Jamie Hansen, 2010
Clinicial Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S., Cardinal Stritch University
M.S., University of Phoenix
Ph.D., Marquette University

Kimberly K. Hofkamp, 2005
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A.E., Silver Lake College

Chenglie Hu, 2001
Professor of Computer Science
B.S., M.S., East China Normal University
Ph.D., Wichita State University

Katherine Jansen, 2020
Associate Faculty
B.S., Carroll University
DPT., Carroll University

Catherine E. Jorgens, 2006
Risk Manager Lecturer in Business
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
J.D., University of Wisconsin School of Law

Lois Karnuth, 2020
Associate Faculty
B.S., Marquette University

Margaret D. Kasimatis, 1998
Clinical Associate Professor of Health and Medicine
B.A., St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame
M.A., Ph.D., Loyola University of Chicago

Teresa Kaul, 2018
Clinical Associate Professor of Nursing
​Chair, Nursing Department
B.S.N., Marquette University
M.S.N. Adult Nurse Practioner, Marquette University
Post Graduate Certification - Family Nurse Practioner, Concordia University
Ph.D., Marquette University

Kimberly Klug, 2020
Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
B. S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
DSC., University of Oklahoma-Oklahoma City

Ashley Knuth, 2015
Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
Co-Director of Physical Therapy
B.S., Carroll University
D.P.T., Carroll University

Karie Ruekert Kobiske, 2018
Director of Master of Nursing Program
Clinical Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Carroll University
M.S.N., Marquette University
Ph.D., Marquette University

Michael G. Konemann, 1984
Associate Professor of Computer Science
B.S., Carroll College
M.S., Marquette University

Victoria Kowalewski, 2020
Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
B.A., Washington & Jefferson College
DPT., University of North Texas
Ph.D., University of North Texas

Kathrine Kramer, 2000
Dean of the School of Education and Human Services
Director of Graduate Studies for Education
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Kerry Kretchmar, 2011
Associate Professor of Education
B.A., New York University
M.S., Pace University
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madision

Jamie Krzykowski, 2008
Chair of the Department of Athletic Training
Athletic Training Program Director
Clinical Associate Professor of Athletic Training
B.S., Northwest Nazarene University
M.S.S., United States Sports Academy
Ph.D., Clayton College of Natural Health

Gregory A. Kuhlemeyer, 2000
Professor of Business
B.S., Western Illinois University
M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee- Knoxville

Jennifer Labonte, 2020
Clincial Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy
B.S., University of Eau Claire
B.S.O.T., Mount Mary College
M.S., Concordia University
O.T.D., Eastern Kentucky University

Michael G. Levas, 1985
Associate Professor of Business
B.S., M.B.A., Northern Illinois University

Wendie Leveille, 2017
Chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy Program Director
Clinical Assistant Professor
B.S.O.T., Concordia University - Wisconsin
O.T.D., Concordia University - Wisconsin

Amy E. McQuade, 2010
Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
Curriculum Coordinator of Physical Therapy
B.S., Michigan State University
M.P.T., University of Wisconsin - Madison
Ph.D., Medical College of Wisconsin

Kelly Miller, 2020
Clinical Assitant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.S.P.A.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Michael G. Mortensen, 2011
Distinguished Lecturer in Graphic Design
B.Arch. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
M.Arch University of Houston

Kerri Murphy, 2018
Didactic Coordinator and Clinical Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies
B.S., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
M.S.P.A.S., Midwestern University

Gary L. Olsen, 1975
Associate Professor of Accounting
B.S., Northern Michigan University
M.B.A., University of Illinois
Ph.D., Marquette University

Thomas Pahnke, 2006
Dean of the College of Health Sciences
Clinical Associate Professor of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training
B.S.P.T., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.S., Purdue University
Ed.D., University of New England

Lindsey Palmen, 2016
Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
Co-Director of Clinical Education
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
D.P.T., Carroll University

April Phillips, 2018
Clinical Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy
Fieldwork Education Coordinator of Occupational Therapy
B.S., Mount Mary College
B.A., Mount Mary College
M.S., Mount Mary College

Pamela Pinahs-Schultz, 1980
Professor of Physical Education
B.Ed., University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
M.S.Ed., Chicago State University
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Lacey Runyon, 2018
Clinical Assistant Professor of Athletic Training
Clinical Education Coordinator
B.S., Clarke College
M.A., Hastings College
D.A.T., Indiana University

Robert E. Schellinger, MD, 2011
Medical Director of the Physician’s Assistant Studies Program
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
M.D., Medical College of Wisconsin

Marie S. Schwerm, 2011
Distinguished Lecturer in Computer Science
B.A., Mount Mary College
M.S., Marquette University

Daniel Shackelford, 2017
Program Director of Exercise Physiology
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science 
B.S., University of Northern Colorado
M.S., University of Northern Colorado
PhD, University of Norther Colorado

Aracelis Miranda Spindt, 2018
Clinical Coordinator and Clinical Assistant
Professor, Physician Assistant Studies
A.A./Certificate of PA Studies, Malcolm X College
B.S., University of Illinois-Chicago
M.S., A.T. Still University

Rachel L. Stickles, 2008
Senior Lecturer in Education
B.S., Carroll College
M.A., California State University-Long Beach
Ed.D., University of Southern California

Susan M. Stillman, 2020
Clincial Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Physiology
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Parkside
M.S.P.A (ASCP), Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Timothy Suchomel, 2016
Associate Professor of Exercise Science
Program Director of Sport Physiology & Performance Coaching
Director of Carroll University Sport Performance Institute
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
M.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Ph.D., East Tennessee State University

Carol D. Tallarico, 2014
Professor of Business, Accounting, and Economics
B.A., M.A., DePaul University
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago

Julie A. VonDerVellen
Assistant Professor of Graphic Communication
B.S., Edgewood College
M.A., M.F.A., University of Wisconsin - Madison

Kimberly White, 2009
Associate Professor of Education
B.S.B.A., M.Ed., The Ohio State University
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Mary Ann Wisniewski, 2001
Professor of Business
B.A., Alverno College
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison