Independent Learning Staff

Maggie Barklind
Assistant Director
College Hall 101
360-650-2117
Maggie.Barklind@wwu.edu


Kris Lewis
Program Support Supervisor 2
College Hall 103
360-650-2956
Kris.Lewis@wwu.edu


Mary McLachlan
Program Assistant
College Hall 131
360-650-4446
Mary.McLachlan@wwu.edu


Alesha Perrin
Program Assistant
College Hall 103
360-650-4189
Alesha.Perrin@wwu.edu


Independent Learning Faculty

Michael Bajuk email
Senior Instructor, Dance Department
B.M. in Music Composition, Western Washington University
M.S. in Music Technology from IUPUI

Course taught: Dance 108
Interests: K-12 music education, music composition and audio engineering

Amber Sudduth Bone website | email
Affiliated Teaching Faculty, Music Department
Voice – DMA & MM, University of Washington; BM, University of Hawaii

Courses taught: Music 104 and Music 205
Interests: Higher education curriculum design and voice pedagogy

Paul Buell email
Instructor, Center for East Asian Studies
Ph.D. University of Washington

Courses taught: East Asian Studies 201, 202, 210, 314, 367, and 368
Interests: East Asian history and culture, the history of the Mongols, and traditional Chinese medicine.

Alecia Buonocore-Elvstad email
Instructor, Department of Accounting

Courses taught: Accounting 240
Interests: Accounting Information Systems

Barbara Collamer email
Ph.D. Arizona State University

Course taught: Psychology 119

Keith Craswell email
Professor Emeritus, Mathematics Department
Ph.D. University of Washington

Courses taught: Math 107, 112, 156, 157 and 240

Susan Amanda Eurich email
Professor, History Department
Ph.D. Emory University

Courses taught: History 112 and 390
Interests: Early Modern Europe, France

David Fewings website | email
Associate Professor, Finance & Marketing Department
BSc, University of Manitoba; MBA, PhD, University of Toronto

Course taught: Finance 216 and 341
Interests: Finance

Geraldine Forsberg email
Instructor, English Department
Ph.D. New York University

Course taught: Communications 416
Interests: Media ecology, media theory, media and cultural studies.

Rebecca Goodvin website | email
Assistant Professor, Psychology Department
Ph.D. University of Nebraska

Course taught: Psychology 230
Interests: Self-understanding in early childhood and emotional development.

Gabe Gossett email
Librarian for Extended Education Research & Research Services

Course taught: Library Science 201 and 402

Martin Granier website | email
Director, Internet Studies Department
PhD, University of Oregon

Course taught: Computer Science 102

Shaw Gynan email
Professor, Modern & Classical Languages Department
PhD, University of Texas at Austin

Course taught: Linguistics 204
Interests: Bilingual Education and Paraguayan Bilingualism
Pam Hardman email
Senior Instructor, English Department
ABD Brown University; MA University of Toronto

Courses taught: English 270
Interests: 19th and 20th century American literatures and cultures, women’s studies, and critical theory.

Howard L. Harris
Professor Emeritus, Anthropology Department
M.A. University of Missouri

Courses taught: Anthropology 330

Robert Keller email
Professor Emeritus, Fairhaven College
Ph.D. University of Chicago

Courses taught: Environmental Studies 308, History 390 and 391
Interests: Political and legal activity on environmental issues, National Parks and Native Americans and theology.

Kathleen Kuba email
Visiting Instructor, Anthropology Department
MA - Anthropology University of Washington;
B.S. Education - University of Missouri-Columbia

Course taught: Anthropology 201
Interests: International Education, Cultural Education, Museum Education, Informal Education

Pam Kuntz email
Senior Instructor, Dance Department
BFA University of Montana; MFA Boston Conservatory

Course taught: Dance 232
Interests: Choreography, community dance and arts education for children

Pamela LaBorde website | email
Associate Professor, Finance and Marketing
MPA & DBA Louisiana Tech University

Course taught: Finance 215
Interests: Corporate Finance, Investments, Mergers & Acquisitions

Anne Lobeck email
Professor, English Department
Ph.D. University of Washington

Courses taught: English 370 and 436
Interests: Syntactic theory in linguistics

Nicholas Margaritis email
Senior Instructor, English Department
Ph.D. University of Virginia

Courses taught: English 281, 282, 283 and 339
Interests: Greek and Roman Literature; Medieval Literature; Shakespeare; Comparative Literature (with special interest in 19th and 20th century French and Russian Literature).

Richard Mayer email
Professor Emeritus, Environmental Sciences
Ph.D. Yale University

Courses taught: Environmental Sciences 101 and 310 and Environmental Studies 202, 306, 307 and 406
Interests: Water chemistry, groundwater quality, drinking water issues, pesticide transport, and the fate of organic chemicals in the environment.

Lee McClain website | email
Instructor, Finance & Marketing Department
MBA, University of Pennsylvania

Courses taught: Decision Sciences 205 & and MIS 220 & 320
Interests: Management Information Systems and finance

Richard Merrill email
Instructor, Dance Department

Course taught: Dance 232
Interests: Choreography.

John Miles website | email
Professor, Environmental Studies
Ph.D. The Union Institute

Course taught: Environmental Studies 305
Interests: Conservation history, environmental ethics, nature writing, and experiential and environmental education.

Kate Miller email
Instructor, Women Studies Department
Ph.D. Divinity University of Chicago

Course taught: Women Studies 212
Interests: Women studies, comparative racial and ethnic studies, multiracial identity, GLBT studies.

Tom Moore email
Lecturer, Liberal Studies Department and Honors Program advisor
Ph.D. Divinity University of Chicago

Courses taught: English 216 and Liberal Studies 123 and 232
Interests: Religion, literature and poetry.

Laura Overstreet email
Visiting Professor, Sociology Department

Courses taught: Sociology 260

James Orr email
Licensed Mental Health Counselor, WWU Counseling Center
Ph.D. University of Florida

Courses taught: Psychology 101 and 250

Nancy Pagh email
Instructor, English Department
Ph.D. University of British Columbia

Courses taught: English 350 and 354
Interests: Creative writing, literature and cultural studies.

Daniel Purdy website | email
Associate Director, Finance and Marketing
BA, Western Washington University, MBA, Western Washington University

Course taught: Marketing 380
Interests: Strategy, Integrated Brand Development, Integrated Marketing Communications.

Donna Qualley email
Professor, English Department
Ph.D. University of New Hampshire

Courses taught: English 347
Interests: Theories and practices of teaching and learning.

Mark Springer website | email
Associate Professor, Department of Decision Sciences
PhD, Vanderbilt University

Courses taught: OPS 360
Interests: Management

Sara Stamey email
Instructor, English Department
MA, Western Washington University

Courses taught: English 351, 451 and 456
Interests: Creative writing, primarily fiction, as well as editing & publishing.

Ozan Sula website | email
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics
Ph.D. Claremont Graduate University

Courses taught: Economics 206 and 207
Interests: International finance, macroeconomics, and money and banking.

Shurla Thibou email
Instructor, Women Studies
MA Western Washington University

Courses taught: Women Studies 314
Interests: Women and literature, Caribbean women, women and the prison industrial complex.


Rosemary Vohs website | email

Courses taught: Education 309
Interests: public speaking, reader's theatre, and oral interpretation of literature events

 
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