Loyola University Chicago

The Graduate School

Associate Members of the Graduate School Faculty

College of Arts and Sciences

Biology
Dawn Franks, PhD University of Illinois Chicago
Erin Hayes, PhD Northwestern University
Pamela Osenkowski, PhD Wayne State University
Mark Wilson, PhD University of Toronto
Chemistry
Tatiana Esipova, PhD Moscow State University
Colin Gates, PhD Rutgers University
Pengfei Li, PhD Michigan State University
Joerg Zimmerman, PhD Humboldt University Berlin
Physics
Rasha Abbasi, PhD University of Utah
Brian L. Cannon, PhD Texas Tech University
Classical Studies
Leanna Boychenko, PhD Yale University
Communication
Adrienne Massanari, PhD University of Washington
Computer Science
Mohammed Abuhamad, PhD  University of Central Florida
Tianyi Li, PhD Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Channah Naiman, PhD University of Illinois at Chicago
Neil Klingensmith, PhD University of Wisconsin - Madison
Robert Yacobellis, PhD University of Chicago
Criminal Justice and Criminology
Zhandakara Kurti, PhD Binghampton University
Michael Vecchio, PhD University of Missouri-St. Louis
Elizabeth Webster, PhD Rutgers University
English
Melissa Bradshaw, PhD State University of New York Stony Brook
Ian Cornelius, PhD University of Pennsylvania
Jasper Cragwall, PhD Princeton University
Jeffrey Glover, PhD Yale University
Long Le-Khac, PhD Standford University
Michael Shapiro, PhD Columbia University
Fine and Performing Arts
Ann Marie Shanahan, MFA Northwestern University
History
John R. Pincince, PhD University of Hawai’i at Manoa
Kim Searcy, PhD Indiana University
Gema Santamaria, PhD New School for Social Research
Marek Suszko, PhD University of Illinois at Chicago
Kathryn Young, MLS Dominican University
Mathematics and Statistics
Michael Perry, PhD Northwestern University
Philosophy
Eyo Ewara, PhD Pennsylvania State University
Jennifer Gaffney, PhD Texas A&M University
Richard Kim, PhD University of Notre Dame
Pamela Lomelino, PhD University of Colorado—Boulder
Hugh Miller, PhD University of Toronto
Jason Rheins, PhD University of Pennsylvania
Vincent J. Samar, PhD University of Chicago
Political Science
Amanda Bryan, PhD University of Minnesota—Twin Cities
Erik Hansen, PhD University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Tofigh Maboudi, PhD American University
Sociology
Maria Akchurin, PhD University of Chicago
Savina Balasubramanian, PhD Northwestern University
Richard L. Block, PhD Emeritus—The University of Chicago
Jason Cummings, PhD Indiana University
Helena Dagadu, PhD Vanderbilt University
Edward Flores, PhD University of Southern California
Christine George, PhD Northwestern University (CURL)
Patrick Gilger, SJ, PhD New School for Social Research
Minwoo Jung, PhD University of Southern California
Elise Martel, PhD University of Illinois at Chicago
Cristian Paredes, PhD University of Texas, Austin
Gina Spitz, PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison
Kathleen Maas Weigert, PhD University of Notre Dame
Elfriede Wedam, PhD University of Illinois at Chicago
Matthew Williams, PhD Boston College
Theology
Josefrayn Sanchez-Perry, PhD The University of Texas
Women and Gender StudiesFaculty Home Department
Frances Belmonte, PhD, Boston College [Emerita] Institute for Pastoral Studies
Christine Cooper, ML, Harvard University Law
Priscila Freire, PhD, Loyola University Chicago Social Work
Hector Garcia, PhD, University of Chicago Modern Languages & Literature
Cristina Lombardi-Diop, PhD, New York University Comparative Literature
Ann Marie Shanahan, MFA, Northwestern University Fine and Performing Arts
Shweta Singh, PhD, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Social Work
Paula Wisotzki, PhD, Northwestern University Fine Arts

School of Communication

Rockwell, B. Hannah, PhD University of Utah
George Villanueva, PhD University of Southern California

School of Education

Barney M. Berlin, PhD, The University of Chicago Emeritus—Curriculum Design
Michael Boyle, PhD, Loyola University Chicago School Psychology
R. James Breunlin, EdD, Loyola University Chicago Teaching & Learning
Shawna Cooper-Gibson, EdD, Boston University Higher Education 
Eilene Edejer, PhD, Loyola University Chicago Research & Psychology in Schools
Aimee Ellis, PhD, University of Nevada-Reno Teaching & Learning
Erwin Epstein, PhD, University of Chicago  Emeritus—Cultural and Education Policy Studies, Comparative Education
Ken Fujimoto, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago Research Methodology
Lynne Golomb, EdD, Loyola University Chicago School Psychology
Rufus Gonzales, PhD, Loyola University Chicago Counseling Psychology
Patrick Green, PhD, Roosevelt University Higher Education
Todd J. Hoover, PhD, University of Nebraska Emeritus—Assessment and Educational Technology
Michelle Lia, EdD, Northern Illinois University Teaching & Learning
Jessica Mansbach, PhD, Michigan State University Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy
Lester Manzano, PhD, Loyola University Chicago Higher Education 
Ashley Mayworm, PhD, University of California-Santa Barbara School Psychology; Child Clinical Psychology
Jose Mesa, SJ, PhD, Columbia University Chicago Cultural & Educational Policy Studies
Ronald R. Morgan, PhD, Arizona State University Higher Education
Amy Nelson Christensen, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee School Psychology
Sabina Neugebaure, EdD, Harvard Graduate School of Education Teaching & Learning
Lorraine Ozar, PhD, Fordham University Teaching & Learning
Darren Pierre, PhD, University of Georgia Higher Education
Rosario Pesce, PhD, Loyola University Chicago School Psychology
OiYan Poon, PhD, University of California-Los Angeles Higher Education
Joy Rogers, PhD, University of Michigan Emerita—Educational Psychology
Brigid Schultz, EdD, Loyola University Chicago Teaching & Learning
Charles Tocci, EdD, Columbia University Teaching & Learning

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Shirley Butler, PhD Loyola University Chicago
Emily Chin, PhD, RNC University of Illinois at Chicago
Lindsey Garfield, PhD University of Illinois at Chicago
Thao Griffith, PhD University of Illinois at Chicago
Judith Jennrich, PhD Loyola University Chicago
Audrey Klopp, PhD, RN, NHA University of Illinois at Chicago
Angela Mahaffey, PhD Loyola University Chicago
Kimberly Oosterhouse, PhD, RN University of Illinois at Chicago
Jennifer O'Rourke, PhD University of Illinois at Chicago
Cynthia Paidipati, PhD University of Pennsylvania 
Cathlin Poronsky, PhD, APN, FNP-BC University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Patricia Sheean, PhD, RD University of Illinois at Chicago
Annie Thomas, PhD Choudhary Charan Singh University

School of Social Work

Mauricio Cifuentes, PhD Loyola University Chicago
Priscila Rodriguez Freire, PhD Loyola University Chicago
Rana Hong, PhD Loyola University Chicago
Laura Hosto, MS Northern Illinois University
Daniel Lee, DSW University of Utah [Emeritus]
Maribel Lopez, EdD National Louis University
Christie Mason, PhD Loyola University Chicago
Ivan Medina, MSW Loyola University Chicago
Shirley R. Simon, MSW University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Jeanne Sokolec, EdD Loyola University Chicago
Marcy Wilroy, MSW  Aurora University 

Health Science Division

Oguz Akbilgic, PhD, Istanbul University Health Informatics & Data Science
Kevin Barton, MD, The Ohio State University Molecular Biology
Eun-Kyoung Breuer, PhD, Catholic University Korea Radiation Oncology
Lee Cera, PhD, The University of Chicago Pharmacology
Eileen Foecking, PhD, Northwestern University Neuroscience
Gopal Gupta, MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine Urology
Earle Holmes, PhD, University of California, San Diego Biochemistry
Joseph Holtman, PhD, Indiana University School of Medicine Molecular Pharmacoloy & Therapeutics
Stephen Kahn, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago Biochemistry
Dennis K. Lanning, PhD, The Ohio State University Microbiology & Immunology
Kristopher Maier, PhD University of Louisville Surgery
Aaron Michelfelder, MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine Family Medicine
Kuzhali Mthumalaiappan, PhD, Madras University Surgery Cell & Molecular Physiology
Samie Tootooni, PhD, State University of New York at Binghamton Health Informatics & Data Science