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Academic Affairs

Faculty Convocation

Faculty Convocation 2020 was held at 4 p.m. CDT on Friday, October 2, 2020.

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Provost & University Awards, 2019-2020

Michael Dentato, PhD
School of Social Work

Michael Dentato, PhD

Langerbeck Award for Undergraduate Research Mentoring

Associate Professor; Co-Director, Center of Field Innovation, Research, Strategy, and Training (C-FIRST), School of Social Work

Jorge Paiva Parada, MD, MPH
Stritch School of Medicine

Jorge Paiva Parada, MD, MPH

Faculty Member of the Year

Professor of Medicine, Stritch School of Medicine; Professor of Public Health, Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health

Tania M. Schusler, PhD
School of Environmental Sustainability

Tania M. Schusler, PhD

Kolvenbach Award for Engaged Teaching

Assistant Professor; Coordinator, Solution to Environmental Problems (STEP), School of Environmental Sustainability

Jacqueline Scott, PhD
College of Arts & Sciences

Jacqueline Scott, PhD

Pedro Arrupe S.J., Faculty Award for Diversity Leadership

Associate Professor, Philosophy, College of Arts & Sciences

Elizabeth Vera, PhD
School of Education

Elizabeth Vera, PhD

Hayes Award for Advising and Mentoring

Professor, School of Education

Elizabeth Wakefield, PhD
College of Arts & Sciences

Elizabeth Wakefield, PhD

Langerbeck Award for Undergraduate Research Mentoring

Assistant Professor, Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences

New Full-Time Faculty, 2020-2021

Arrupe College

Thomas Neitzke, S.J.
Clinical Associate Professor and Dean
EdD, Creighton University

College of Arts & Sciences

Mohammed Abuhamad
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
PhD, University of Central Florida
Tareq AbuZayyad
Lecturer, Physics
PhD, University of Utah
Olegs Andrejevs
Instructor, Theology
PhD, Loyola University Chicago
Julie Chamberlin
Lecturer, English
PhD, Indiana University, Bloomington
Adriana Diaz Lewis
Lecturer, Modern Languages & Literatures
MA, Loyola University Chicago
Eyo Ewara
Assistant Professor, Philosophy
PhD, Pennsylvania State University
Jennifer Gaffney
Assistant Professor, Philosophy
PhD, Texas A&M University
Wendy Gruhl
Lecturer, Biology
MS, University of Illinois at Chicago
Colin Holman
Instructor, Fine & Performing Arts
PhD, University of Kansas, Lawrence
Thomas Hu
Instructor, Biology
PhD, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Brad Hunt
Professor and Chairperson, History
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
Timothy Kane
Assistant Professor, Fine & Performing Arts
MFA, Northern Illinois University
Dallas Krentzel
Instructor, Biology
PhD, University of Chicago
Pengfei Li
Assistan Professor, Chemistry
PhD, Michigan State University
Tianyi Li
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Jesus Luzardo
Assistant Professor,
Philosophy
PhD, Fordham University
Kayla Martensen
Instructor, Criminal Justice & Criminology
PhD (Candidate), University of Illinois at Chicago
Dennis Martinez
Instructor, Modern Languages & Literatures
PhD (Candidate), Indiana University, Bloomington
Kara Ross Camarena
Assistant Professor, Political Science
PhD, Harvard University
Rebecca Ruppar
Instructor, Fine & Performing Arts
PhD, University of Missouri
Ermus Saint Louis
Instructor, Criminal Justice & Criminology
MS, Chicago State University
Sumit Saurabh
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Biology
PhD, University of Houston Main Campus
Michael Schumacher
Instructor, Political Science
PhD (Candidate), Loyola University of Chicago
Luigi Sensi
Instructor, Political Science
JD, PhD, Harvard Law School
Aram Han Sifuentes
Visiting Artist in Residence, Fine & Performing Arts
MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Zoe Smith
Postdoctoral Fellow, Psychology
PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University
Stephanie Tolbert
Instructor, Biology
MS, University of Illinois at Chicago
James Townshend
Assistant Professor, Classical Studies
PhD, Harvard University
Tuyen Tran
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
PhD, Portland State University
William Watkins
Professor, Criminal Justice & Criminology
PhD, University of Central Florida
Susan Wilson
Lecturer, Psychology
PhD, Northern Illinois University
Joerg Zimmerman
Associate Professor, Chemistry
PhD, Humboldt University

Quinlan School of Business

Danielle Booker
Assistant Professor, Accounting
PhD, Texas Tech University
Norman Massel
Assistant Professor, Accounting
PhD, University of Connecticut
Dennis Plott
Clinical Instructor, Economics
MA, University of Illinois at Chicago

School of Education

Kelly Edyburn
Assistant Professor
PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara

School of Environmental Sustainability

James Johnson
Lecturer and Associate Dean of Faculty
PhD, University of Michigan
Yanning Wei
Lecturer
PhD, University of Washington

The Graduate School

Emily Barman
Professor and Dean of the Graduate School, Vice Provost of Graduate Education
PhD, University of Chicago

Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health

Cameron Mackey
Assistant Professor, Applied Health Sciences
PhD, TSAC-F, USAW, Oklahoma State University
Elaine H. Morrato
Founding Dean and Professor, Public Health Sciences
DrPH, MPH, CPH, Johns Hopkins University
Kristen Pesavento
Instructor, Applied Health Sciences
MEd, MLS, Saint Xavier University
David Sanders
Assistant Professor, Applied Health Sciences
PhD, University of Rhode Island
Sparkle Springfield
Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences
PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

School of Law

Sarah Diaz
Lecturer
JD, LLM, DePaul University College of Law
Carmen Gonzalez
Professor
JD, Harvard Law School
Stephen Naughton
Clinical Professor
JD, University of Notre Dame Law School
Julie Pautsch
Faculty Fellow
JD, Syracuse University College of Law
Andrew Potter
Faculty Fellow
JD, Loyola University Chicago
Jenna Prochaska
Clinical Teaching Fellow
JD, Harvard Law School
Charlotte Tschider
Assistant Professor
JD, Hamline University, School of Law
Maya Watson
Lecturer
JD, LLM, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law

Stritch School of Medicine

Zaid Abdelsattar
Assistant Professor, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
MD, MS, University of Jordan/Faculty of Medicine
Layan Alrahmani
Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
MD, University of Jordan/Faculty of Medicine
Ami Badami
Assistant Professor, Medicine
MD, Wayne State University School of Medicine
May Bakir
Assistant Professor, Medicine
MD, Ross University School of Medicine
Matthew Baluzy
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
DO, Touro University
Mujahida Baram
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
MD, St. George's University School of Medicine
David Barefield
Assistant Professor, Cell & Molecular Physiology
PhD, Loyola University Chicago
Steven Bartels
Instructor, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago
Stefanie Benjamin
Assistant Professor, Radiology
MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago
Varun Bhalla
Assistant Professor, Medicine
MD, University of Arizona College of Medicine
Matthew Blecha
Associate Professor, Surgery
MD, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Elisa Bovo
Research Assistant Professor, Cell and Molecular Physiology
PhD, University of Padova
Eleanor Bucholz
Instructor, Surgery
MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Valerie Chai
Professor, Cancer Biology
PhD, Cornell University
Xiuxu Chen
Assistant Professor, Pathology
MD, PhD, Zhejiang University
Tyler Cohn
Assistant Professor, Surgery
MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago
Elizabeth Collins
Assistant Professor, Medicine
MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Sean Fanning
Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology
PhD, Northern Illinois University
Robert Farney
Instructor, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine
Eileen Foecking
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology
PhD, Northwestern University
Perry Formanek
Assistant Professor, Medicine
MD, Rush Medical College of Rush University
Richard Freeman
Professor and Regional Chief Clinical Officer, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
MD, MBA, FACS, Tufts University School of Medicine
Rishi Garg
Assistant Professor, Neurology
MD, Rush Medical College of Rush University
Sadia Gazi
Assistant Professor, Medicine
MD, Gulf Medical University
Rocco Gogliotti
Assistant Professor, Molecular Pharmacology and Neuroscience
PhD, Northwestern University
Esteban Golombievski
Assistant Professor, Neurology
MD, Universidad de la Republica
Sebastien Gros
Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology
PhD, University of Liverpool
Kristina Gvozdjan
Assistant Professor, Pathology
MD, Ross University School of Medicine
Amtul Hajira
Assistant Professor, Family Medicine
DO, Midwestern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Abdul Haseeb
Assistant Professor, Medicine
MD, NTR University of Health Sciences Vijaywada, AP, India
Sana Haseeb
Assistant Professor, Medicine
DO, Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Steven Hendler
Assistant Professor, Medicine
MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University
Courtney Hentz
Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology
MD, University of Cincinnati
Lianne Holloway
Assistant Professor, Medicine
MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Leila Hosseinian
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
MD, Rush Medical College
Walid Hussain
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
MD, Creighton University School of Medicine
Judy James
Assistant Professor, Radiology
PhD, Purdue University
Anugayathri Jawahar
Assistant Professor, Radiology
MBBS, Stanley Medical College, Chennai
Jessica Johnson
Assistant Professor, Medicine
MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Neeraj Joshi
Instructor, Medicine
MD, Rush Medical College
Hyejoo Kang
Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology
PhD, Rutgers University, Busch Campus
Roia Katebian
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
MD, St. Matthew's University School of Medicine
Fareeha Khan
Instructor, Medicine
MD, Dow Medical College
Menhel Kinno
Assistant Professor, Medicine
MD, University of Baghdad College of Medicine
Lindsey Korepta
Assistant Professor, Surgery
MD, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Philip Kramer
Instructor, Surgery
MD, St. George's University School of Medicine
Kathryn Kutlu
Instructor, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
MD, University of Illinois at Chicago
Kelly Langert
Assistant Professor, Molecular Pharmacology and Neuroscience
PhD, Loyola University Chicago
James Lau
Professor, Surgery
MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Brian Lee
Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology
PhD, DABR, Georgia Institute of Technology
Rebecca Lee
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
MD, St. George's University School of Medicine
Ashley Levack
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Dianna Liu
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Reynold Lopez-Soler
Associate Professor, Surgery
MD, PhD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Caitlin Loudon
Instructor, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
DO, Lake Erie College
Brian Luu
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine
Mariam Mafee
Assistant Professor, Medicine
MD, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jack Maggiore
Assistant Professor, Pathology
PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago
Kristopher Maier
Assistant Professor, Surgery
PhD, University of Louisville
Adnan Malik
Assistant Professor, Medicine
MD, Nishar Medical College & Hospital
Timothy McDonough
Assistant Professor, Medicine
MD, Ohio State University College of Medicine
Laura Napier
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
MD, Drexel University College of Medicine
David Pasquale
Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery
MD, University of Miami School of Medicine
Prerak Patel
Assistant Professor, Medicine
MD, St. James Medical School
Eric Pedone
Instructor, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Dung Pham
Instructor, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
MD, Texas A&M University Health Science Center College of Medicine
Wissam Raad
Assistant Professor, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
MD, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Krishna Raghavan
Assistant Professor, Medicine
MD, Tulane University
Mallikarjun Reddy
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
MD, St. Matthew's University
Jason Rizvi
Instructor, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
MD, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Jonah Rubin
Assistant Professor, Medicine
MD, Boston University School of Medicine
Manpreet Samra
Assistant Professor, Medicine
MD, Amritsar Medical College
Christopher Schilf
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
MD, Case Western Reserve University
Shehla Sheikh
Assistant Professor, Medicine
MD, Army Medical College
Rupinder Sodhi
Assistant Professor, Medicine
MD, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Dorothy Sojka
Assistant Professor, Microbiology and Immunology
PhD, University of Rochester
Luis Soliz
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Taylor Starnes
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
MD, PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Ai-Yui Tan
Assistant Professor, Medicine
MD, Ruhr-Universitaet
Mark Tancredi
Instructor, Medicine
MD, Loyola University Chicago
Jigisha Thakkar
Assistant Professor, Neurology
MBBS, Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College
Igor Tkachenko
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
MD, PhD, Odessa National Medical University
Rocio Tapia Pastrana
Research Assistant Professor, Medicine
PhD, Center for Research and Advanced Studies
Todd VanKerkhoff
Instructor, Medicine
MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Siao-Yi Wang
Assistant Professor, Medicine
MD, University of Iowa
Sophia Zang
Associate Professor, Surgery
PhD, The City University of New York

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Lena Akelian
Clinical Instructor
MSN, University of Phoenix
Jeanine Gibbons
Clinical Instructor
MSN, Loyola University Chicago
Matthew Manning
Instructor
MSN, Marquette University
Maureen
McCarthy-Kowols
Clinical Instructor
MSN, Loyola University Chicago
Stacey Meyers
Assistant Professor
PhD, Mercer University
Daria Ruffolo
Assistant Professor
DNP, Loyola University Chicago
Jill Pfieffer
Instructor
MSN, University of St. Francis

School of Social Work

Dana K. Harmon
Instructor
PhD, University of Alabama
Abha Rai
Assistant Professor
PhD, University of Georgia

University Centers and Programs

Martin Claar
Instructor, Interdisciplinary Honors Program
PhD, Northern Illinois University
Steve Millies
Teilhard de Chardin, S.J. Visitng Fellow in Catholic Studies, Catholic Studies, The Hank Center for Catholic Intellectual Heritage
PhD, The Catholic University of America

Loyola Libraries

Teresa McClow
Assistant Librarian, Health Sciences Campus
MLIS, Dominican University/Rosary College
Emily Reiher
Senior Assistant Librarian, Women & Leadership Archives
MSLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Tenure and Promotion, 2019-2020

Arrupe College

Bertha Ahumada Torres
Promotion to Clinical Associate Professor
Andrew Alexis-Baker
Promotion to Clinical Associate Professor
Julia Bninski
Promotion to Clinical Associate Professor
Daniel Burke
Promotion to Clinical Associate Professor
Katherine Nissan
Promotion to Clinical Associate Professor
Sean O'Brien
Promotion to Clinical Associate Professor

College of Arts & Sciences

Kate Biderbost
Fine & Performing Arts
Promotion to Advanced Lecturer
Amy Bohnert Tu
Physics
Promotion to Professor
Amanda Bryan
Political Science
Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure
Clara Burgo
Modern Languages & Literatures
Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure
Brian Cannon
Physics
Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure
Thomas Derdak
Philosophy
Promotion to Advanced Lecturer
Christopher Donner
Criminal Justice & Criminology
Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure
Brian Endless
Political Science
Promotion to Senior Lecturer
Julie Fiorelli
English
Promotion to Advanced Lecturer
Dana Garbarski
Sociology
Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure
Kirsten Hedegaard
Fine & Performing Arts
Promotion to Senior Lecturer
Benjamin Johnson
History
Promotion to Professor
Sandra Kaufmann
Fine & Performing Arts
Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure
Wei Tsung Lee
Chemistry
Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure
Dali Liu
Chemistry
Promotion to Professor
Gregory Matthews
Mathematics
Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure
John Merchant
Modern Languages & Literatures
Promotion to Advanced Lecturer
Michael Murphy
Theology
Promotion to Senior Lecturer
Emma Nielsen-Feeney
Biology
Promotion to Senior Lecturer
Agnes Orlof Pecak
Chemistry
Promotion to Senior Lecturer
Zachary Osner
Chemistry
Promotion to Advanced Lecturer
Heather Wheeler
Biology
Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure
Robert Yacobellis
Computer Science
Promotion to Senior Lecturer

Quinlan School of Business

Jenna Drenten
Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure
Zhiyun Lee
Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure
Svetlozar Nestorov
Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure

School of Education

Ken Fujimoto
Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure
Amy Heineke Engebretson
Promotion to Professor
Amy Shuffelton
Promotion to Professor

School of Environmental Sustainability

Stephen Mitten, S.J.
Promotion to Senior Lecturer

Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health

Talar Markossian
Health Policy & Administration
Associate Professor

School of Law

Sacha Coupet
Promotion to Professor

Stritch School of Medicine

Gifty Abraham
Surgery
Assistant Professor
Muhammad Ahmad
Medicine
Assistant Professor
Francis Alonzo
Microbiology & Immunology
Associate Professor
Aziz Ansari
Medicine
Professor
Mohammed Atieh
Pathology
Associate Professor
Prempreet Bajaj
Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
Associate Professor
Anthony Baldea
Surgery
Associate Professor
Jamie Berkes
Medicine
Associate Professor
Melissa Briones
Medicine
Associate Professor
Asha Dhanarajan
Medicine
Associate Professor
Qunfeng Dong
Medicine
Professor
Todd Doyle
Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences
Associate Professor
Zeying Du
Pathology
Associate Professor
Xiuzhen Duan
Pathology
Professor
Katherine Dux
Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
Associate Professor
Jacqueline Dziedzic
Emergency Medicine
Associate Professor
Monica Edwards
Medicine
Associate Professor
Joshua Evans
Medicine
Associate Professor
Felicity Fishman
Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
Associate Professor
Margaret Fitzpatrick
Medicine
Associate Professor
Audrice Francois
Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Professor
Xiang Gao
Medicine
Assistant Professor
Emily Gilbert
Medicine
Associate Professor
Courtney Hentz
Radiation Oncology
Assistant Professor
Nathaniel Jones
Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
Associate Professor
Wendy Kim
Medicine
Associate Professor
Jonathan Kirk
Cell and Molecular Physiology
Associate Professor
Faaiza Mahmoud
Radiology
Associate Professor
Anar Mashruwala
Medicine
Associate Professor
Edwin Meresh
Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences
Professor
Kamran Mirza
Pathology
Associate Professor
Jayanta Mukherji
Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Professor
Amar Naik
Medicine
Associate Professor
Shruti Patel
Medicine
Associate Professor
Francis Rottier
Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
Professor
Steve Scaglione
Medicine
Associate Professor
Julia Schneider
Medicine
Associate Professor
Ramzan Shahid
Pediatrics
Professor
Nikhil Shastri
Medicine
Associate Professor
Abhishek Ashok Solanki
Radiation Oncology
Associate Professor
Jodi Speiser
Pathology
Associate Professor
Courtney Suh
Family Medicine
Associate Professor
Eugene Suh
Pediatrics
Associate Professor
Jigisha Thakkar
Neurology
Assistant Professor
Faaiza Vaince
Surgery
Associate Professor
Miland Velankar
Pathology
Professor
Marc Weiss
Pediatrics
Professor
Bartosz Wojewnik
Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
Associate Professor
Linda Yang
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Associate Professor
David Yoo
Opthalmology
Professor

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Mary Byrn
Nursing
Associate Professor
Colleen Kordish
Nursing
Assistant Professor
Karen Saban
Nursing
Professor

Institute for Pastoral Studies

Daniel Rhodes
Promotion to Clinical Associate Professor

College & School Awards, 2019-2020

John Andre, MD
 
Stritch School of Medicine
M3 Resident of the Year
Daniel Cavanaugh, PhD
Assistant Professor, Biology
College of Arts & Sciences
Sujack Family Award for Faculty Research Excellence
Monica Edwards, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine
Stritch School of Medicine
M3 Attending of the Year
Dana Garbarski, PhD
Associate Professor, Sociology
College of Arts & Sciences
Sujack Family Award for Faculty Research Excellence
Sean Greenhalgh, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine
Stritch School of Medicine
M4 Outstanding Clinical Educator
Dawn Harris, PhD
Associate Professor, Management
Quinlan School of Business
Lifetime Achievement in Teaching, Research and Service
John Kielb, MBA
Executive Lecturer, Retired, Management
Quinlan School of Business
Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching & Student Engagement
John Kostolansky, PhD
Associate Professor, Accounting & Business Law
Quinlan School of Business
Lifetime Achievement in Teaching, Research and Service
Theresa Kristopaitis, MD
Professor, Medicine
Stritch School of Medicine
M4 Outstanding Classroom Educator
Joseph Krob, MD
Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
Stritch School of Medicine
M3 Intern of the Year
Frances Lee, PhD
Associate Professor, Economics
Quinlan School of Business
Award for Outstanding Research
James Lodolce, PhD
Advanced Lecturer, Biology
College of Arts & Sciences
Edwin T. & Vivijeanne F. Sujack Award for Teaching Excellence
Ginny McCarthy, MDiv
Dir Campus Ministry, Ministry HSC
Stritch School of Medicine
M2 Support Staff of the Year
Mary Ann McGrath, PhD
Professor, Retired, Marketing
Quinlan School of Business
Lifetime Achievement in Teaching, Research and Service
Jessica McIntyre, MD
Associate Professor, Family Medicine
Stritch School of Medicine
M1 Educator of the Year
Kamran Mirza, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Pathology
Stritch School of Medicine
M2 Lecturer of the Year
Seungho Moon, EdD
Associate Professor
School of Education
Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Research
Iris Nuang, PA
 
Stritch School of Medicine
M3 Interprofessional of the Year
Laura Ozark, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine
Stritch School of Medicine
M2 Facilitator of the Year
Anne Reilly, PhD
Professor, Management
Quinlan School of Business
Dean's Faculty Service Award
Daniel Sisbaro, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine
Stritch School of Medicine
Humanism in Medicine Award
Gajan Sivandran, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Engineering Science
College of Arts & Sciences
Edwin T. & Vivijeanne F. Sujack Award for Teaching Excellence
Katherine Sredl, PhD
Clinical Lecturer, Marketing
Quinlan School of Business
Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching & Student Engagement
Carolyn Tang-Kmet, MBA
Senior Lecturer, Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
Quinlan School of Business
Award for Mission Driven Faculty
Blanca Torres-Olave, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Education
Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching
Katherine Tyson McCrae, PhD
Professor, School of Social Work
The Graduate School
Graduate Faculty Member of the Year
Barbara Velsor-Friedrich, PhD, RN
Professor Emeritus, Nursing
Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
Graduate Faculty of the Year Award
Mike Welch, JD
Ignatian Lecturer, Retired, Management
Quinlan School of Business
Award for Outstanding Graduate Teaching & Student Engagement

Endowed Chairs and Professors, 2020-2021

Kathy Albain
Huizenga Family Endowed Chair in Oncology Research, Stritch School of Medicine
MD, University of Michigan
Charles Bouchard
John P. Mulcahy Professor of Ophthalmology, Stritch School of Medicine
MD, Northwestern University
Ian Cornelius
Edward Surtz, S.J., Professorship in English, College of Arts & Sciences
PhD, University of Pennsylvania
Miguel Diaz
John Courtney Murray University Chair in Public Service, College of Arts & Sciences
PhD, University of Notre Dame
Ravi Durvasula
John W. Clarke Professor of Medicine, Stritch School of Medicine
MD, McGill University
Jennifer Forestal
Helen Houlahan Rigali Assistant Professorship, College of Arts & Sciences
PhD, Northwestern University
James T. Gathii
Wing-Tat Lee Chair in International Law, School of Law
SJD, Harvard University
Jill Geisler
William M. Plante Professorship in Media Integrity, School of Communication
MA, Duquesne University
Diane Geraghty
A. Kathleen Beazley Chair in Child Law, School of Law
JD, Northwestern University
Alexander Ghanayem
Dr. William M. Scholl Chair in Orthopaedics, Stritch School of Medicine
MD, Northwestern University
Christopher Gonzalez
Albert J. and Claire R. Speh Professor of Urology, Stritch School of Medicine
MD, University of Iowa
Joy Gordon, JD, PhD
Ignacio EllacurĂ­a, S.J. Professor of Social Ethics, College of Arts & Sciences
PhD, Yale University
Elliott J. Gorn
Joseph A. Gagliano Chair in Urban History, College of Arts & Sciences
PhD, Yale University
Jennifer Griffin
Raymond C. Baumhart, S.J., Professor of Business Ethics, Quinlan School of Business
DBA, Boston University
Gregory Gruener
Ralph P. Leischner Endowed Professor of Medicine, Stritch School of Medicine
MD, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine
Hille Haker
Richard A. McCormick, S.J., Chair of Moral Theology, College of Arts & Sciences
PhD, University of Tubingen
Charles Hemenway
Ronald McDonald House Charities Endowed Professor in Pediatric Oncology, Stritch School of Medicine
MD, University of Massachusetts
Abol Jalilivand
Ralph Marotta Professor of Free Enterprise, Quinlan School of Business
PhD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Linda Janusek
Niehoff Professor in Nursing Research, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago
Simon Kaja
Dr. John P. and Therese E. Mulcahy Professor of Ophthalmology, Stritch School of Medicine
PhD, University of Leiden
Mark Kuczewski
Michael I. English, S.J., Professor of Medical Ethics, Stritch School of Medicine
PhD, Duquesne University
Edmondo Lupieri
John Cardinal Cody Endowed Chair in Theology, College of Arts & Sciences
Laurea, University of Pisa
Stephen MacLeod
Joseph R. and Louise Ada Jarabak Chair, Stritch School of Medicine
MD, University of Aberdeen
Anastasios Malliaris
Walter F. Mullady, Sr. Professor of Economics and Finance, Quinlan School of Business
PhD, University of Oklahoma
Mark McIntosh
Endowed Professor of Christian Spirituality, College of Arts & Sciences
PhD, University of Chicago
Richard (Max) Melstrom
Endowed Assistant Professor of Ecological Economics and Environmental Policy, School of Environmental Sustainability
PhD, Michigan State University
Graham Moran
Carl Moore Sr. Endowed Chair in Chemistry & Biochemistry, College of Arts & Sciences
PhD, University of New England, Australia
Johanna Oksala
Arthur J. Schmitt Professor of Philosophy, College of Arts & Sciences
PhD, University of Helsinki
Toni Pak
James DePauw Professor in Physiology, Stritch School of Medicine
PhD, University of Colorado, Boulder
Ronald Potkul
Mary Isabelle Caestecker Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stritch School of Medicine
MD, University of Chicago
Marcus Quek
Robert C. Flanigan, MD, Professor in Urology, Stritch School of Medicine
MD, University of Southern California
Clifford J. Schultz II
Charles H. Kellstadt Professor of Marketing, Quinlan School of Business
PhD, Columbia University
Carla Simonini
Paul and Ann Rubino Professor in Italian American Studies, College of Arts & Sciences
 
Patrick Stiff
Coleman Professor of Oncology, Stritch School of Medicine
MD, Loyola University Chicago
Barry Sullivan
Cooney & Conway Chair in Advocacy, School of Law
JD, University of Chicago
Mushabbar Syed
Rolf and Merian Gunnar Professor of Medicine, Stritch School of Medicine
MD, King Edward Medical College
Alexander Tsesis
Raymond and Mary Simon Chair in Constitutional, Law School of Law
JD, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Elizabeth Vera
Walter Krolikowski Endowed Research Chair, School of Education
PhD, The Ohio State University
Marta Werner
Martin J. Svaglic Chair in Textual Studies, College of Arts & Sciences
PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo
David Wilber
George M. Eisenberg Professor of Cardiovascular Sciences, Stritch School of Medicine
MD, Northwestern University
Eva Wojcik
Helen M. and Raymond M. Galvin Professor of Pathology, Stritch School of Medicine
MD, Medical University of Gdansk

Retirements, 2019-2020

Mark Allee, PhD
Associate Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 33 years of service
Daniel Amick, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Environmental Sustainability
After 25 years of service
Pamela Andresen, PhD, RN
Professor Emeritus
Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
After 42 years of service
Philip Arnold, PhD
Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 29 years of service
John Barron, MD, PhD
Professor
Stritch School of Medicine
After 14 years of service
George Battaglia, PhD
Professor Emeritus
Stritch School of Medicine
After 32 years of service
Lawrence Bennett, MD
Associate Professor
Stritch School of Medicine
After 31 years of service
Peter Bernardi, S.J., PhD
Associate Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 10 years of service
James Biester, PhD
Associate Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 31 years of service
Richard Bowen, PhD
Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 46 years of service
Shirley Butler, PhD
Professor Emeritus
Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
After 38 years of service
Anthony Cardoza, PhD
Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 44 years of service
Thomas Carson, PhD
Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 35 years of service
Micael Clarke, PhD
Associate Professor Emerita
College of Arts and Sciences
After 42 years of service
Michael Collins, PhD
Professor Emeritus
Stritch School of Medicine
After 51 years of service
Richard Cooper, MD
Professor Emeritus
Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health
After 31 years of service
Sergio Corsi, PhD
Associate Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 40 years of service
JoBeth D'Agostino, PhD
Associate Professor
Office of the Provost and School of Environmental Sustainability
After 31 years of service
Lydia DonCarlos, PhD
Professor Emeritus
Stritch School of Medicine
After 30 years of service
Stephen Doty, PhD
Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 33 years of service
Marilyn Dunn, PhD
Associate Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 33 years of service
Ramon Durazo-Arvizu, PhD
Professor
Stritch School of Medicine
After 15 years of service
Wiley Feinstein, PhD
Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 37 years of service
Alanah Fitch, PhD
Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 35 years of service
Connie Fletcher, PhD
Associate Professor Emeritus
School of Communication
After 34 years of service
Jan Florian, PhD
Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
After 18 years of service
James Garbarino, PhD
Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 15 years of service
Alfred Gini, PhD
Professor
Quinlan School of Business
After 51 years of service
Roy Gobin, PhD
Associate Professor
Quinlan School of Business
After 42 years of service
Jona Goldschmidt, PhD
Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 25 years of service
Olympia Gonzalez, PhD
Associate Professor Emerita
College of Arts and Sciences
After 29 years of service
Edward Gurza, MD
Associate Professor
Stritch School of Medicine
After 40 years of service
Diana Hackbarth, PhD, RN
Professor Emeritus
Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
After 46 years of service
Thomas Haney, JD
Professor Emeritus
School of Law
After 45 years of service
Andrew Harrington, PhD
Associate Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 37 years of service
Earle Holmes, PhD
Professor
Stritch School of Medicine
After 39 years of service
Andrew Hotaling, MD
Professor Emeritus
Stritch School of Medicine
After 29 years of service
Anne Hupert, PhD
Associate Professor Emerita
College of Arts and Sciences
After 41 years of service
Judith Jennrich, PhD, RN
Professor Emeritus
Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
After 44 years of service
Robert Jensen, PhD
Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 35 years of service
Warren Jones, PhD
Associate Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 40 years of service
Charles Jurgensmeier, S.J., PhD
Associate Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 12 years of service
David Kaplan, PhD
Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 33 years of service
Ayana Karanja, PhD
Associate Professor Emerita
College of Arts and Sciences
After 31 years of service
Claudio Katz, PhD
Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
After 31 years of service
James Keenan, PhD
Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 46 years of service
Christopher Kendrick, PhD
Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 30 years of service
Vicki Keough, PhD, RN
Dean Emeritus
Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
After 28 years of service
Teresa Kilbane, PhD
Associate Professor Emerita
School of Social Work
After 23 years of service
Sung-Tao Ko, MD
Lecturer
Stritch School of Medicine
After 7 years of service
Robert Kolb, PhD
Professor
Quinlan School of Business
After 13 years of service
John Kostolansky, PhD
Associate Professor
Quinlan School of Business
After 48 years of service
Lauren Langman, PhD
Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 52 years of service
Howard Laten, PhD
Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 40 years of service
Brian Lavelle, PhD
Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
After 35 years of service
Gustavo Leone, PhD
Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
After 13 years of service
Mali Lin, MD
Assistant Professor
Stritch School of Medicine
After 7 years of service
Jane Locke, JD
Associate Professor
School of Law
After 40 years of service
Marta Lundy, PhD
Professor Emerita
School of Social Work
After 26 years of service
Kathleen Maas Weigert, PhD
Professor Emerita
College of Arts and Sciences
After 10 years of service
Vincent Mahler, PhD
Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 41 years of service
John Makowski, PhD
Associate Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 45 years of service
Herbert Mathews, PhD
Professor Emeritus
Stritch School of Medicine
After 40 years of service
Joseph Mayne, PhD
Associate Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 48 years of service
John Mc Carthy, PhD
Associate Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 34 years of service
Maryann Mc Grath, PhD
Professor
Quinlan School of Business
After 34 years of service
Hugh Miller, PhD
Assistant Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 35 years of service
Duarte Mota De Freitas, PhD
Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 36 years of service
Bren Murphy, PhD
Professor Emeritus
School of Communication
After 37 years of service
J. Paul O'Keefe, MD
Professor
Stritch School of Medicine
After 43 years of service
Kenneth Olsen, PhD
Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 37 years of service
John Pelissero, PhD
Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 35 years of service
B. Hannah Rockwell, PhD
Professor Emerita
School of Communication
After 28 years of service
Simon Ros, MD
Clinical Professor
Stritch School of Medicine
After 33 years of service
Patricia Rupert, PhD
Associate Professor Emerita
College of Arts and Sciences
After 42 years of service
John Ryan, MD
Clinical Instructor
Stritch School of Medicine
After 52 years of service
Jeanne Sadlik, MLS
Senior Librarian
Health Sciences Campus
After 10 years of service
Suad Shuber, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Stritch School of Medicine
After 48 years of service
Lawrence Singer, JD
Associate Professor Emeritus
School of Law
After 28 years of service
Marcia Spira, PhD
Professor Emerita
School of Social Work
After 28 years of service
Anne Sutter, PhD
Associate Professor Emerita
College of Arts and Sciences
After 27 years of service
Vefa Tarhan, PhD
Professor
Quinlan School of Business
After 42 years of service
Susanne Tidow-Kebritchi, MD
Associate Professor
Stritch School of Medicine
After 17 years of service
Thomas Tobin, S.J., PhD
Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 40 years of service
Barbara Velsor-Friedrich, PhD, RN
Professor Emeritus
Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
After 41 years of service
Nila Vora, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Stritch School of Medicine
After 24 years of service
T. Edward Wheatley, PhD
Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
After 15 years of service

In Memoriam

Reverend Raymond C. Baumhart, S.J., DBA
Professor, University President
October 10, 2019
Barney Berlin, Phd
Professor Emeritus
May 12, 2020
Sister Carolyn Farrell, BVM, MA
President, Mundelein College; Founding Director, Gannon Center for Women & Leadership
June 14, 2020
Anthony W. Gargiulo, DDS
Professor
December 20, 2019
Mary Jane Gray, PhD
Associate Professor
April 28, 2020
Robert Wilson Hamilton, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Biology
March 8, 2020
Geraldine Rosa Henderson, PhD
Professor
November 2019
Bruno Jaselskis, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Chemistry and Biochemistry
November 23, 2019
George G. Kaufman, PhD
Professor Emeritus, John F. Smith Professor of Economics and Finance
June 25, 2020
Sister Carol Frances Jegen, BVM, PhD
Professor of Pastoral Studies, Emerita
July 7, 2020
Robert Ludwig, PhD
Professor Emeritus
December 15, 2019
Lawrence J. McCaffrey, PhD
Professor Emeritus, History
May 15, 2020
John Shea, MD
Professor Emeritus
February 19, 2020
Reverend Thomas Tobin, S.J., PhD
Professor Emeritus, Theology
August 30, 2020