Full Time Faculty John (Jack) McClure, Ph.D. Ed.D. in Leadership - Program Director (612) 728-5216 firstname.lastname@example.org + More Courses taught in the EDD Program: Communication in Adult Learning Settings, Special Topics in Education, Qualitative Research Methods, Organizational Learning, Organization Development, Organizational Effectiveness, Knowledge Development: Theories and Applications B.F.A.- Drake University, M.S. Guidance and Counseling U.W. Stout. Ph.D. University of Minnesota- Adult Education-Human Resource Development I have worked in the fine arts, hospitality and healthcare Fields, as well as in Higher Education. I spent 11 years with United Healthcare I have been a part of Employee Assistance Management and health coordination including Managed Care for the Twin Cities Ford Assembly Plant; I have worked closely with Labor Unions. I have owned a business and managed several others. I have been full time faculty at Saint Mary’s for eight years. I have also done teaching for the University of Minnesota and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in their Business Psychology Program. My research interests include exploration of work experience, qualitative research methods, adult development, organizational learning and effectiveness and quality improvement. Member Academy of Human Resource Development. Shannon Cisewski, Ed.D. Associate Director and Assistant Professor - Ed.D. in Leadership Program (612) 238-4518 email@example.com + More BS in Business Administration from Winona State University 1997 MBA from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse 1998 Ed.D. in Leadership from Saint Mary's University 2004 Courses taught at Saint Mary's: Theories of Adult Learning, Systematic Instructional Design, Introduction to Research, Techniques for Research, Qualitative Research Design and Methods, Organizational Learning, Leadership and Strategic Management, Quantitative Decision Making Dr. Cisewski earned her Doctor of Education in Leadership from Saint Mary's University, Masters in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Winona State University. She has extensive teaching experience in traditional, blended and online formats at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels at Saint Mary's University and Capella University. Dr. Cisewski also served in various leadership roles in academic affairs, institutional research and student services/registrar. She is the principal owner/consultant of small business consulting firm. Her research interests include team building, cross-cultural exchanges, mentoring, leadership and entrepreneurship. Roxanne Eubank, Ed.D. Institute for LaSallian Studies, Director and EdD in Leadership, Core Professor (612) 728-5217 firstname.lastname@example.org + More Courses Taught: A Historical Understanding of Lasallian Pedagogy, A Contemporary Understanding of Lasallian Pedagogy, Lasallian Leadership, Leadership Communication, Leadership Theory, Theories of Adult Learning, Assessment Theory and Practice, Social Justice in a Global World, Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Higher Education, Development and Evaluation of Postsecondary Education Education: EDD, University of South Dakota, 1987 M.S.S., University of South Dakota, 1986 B.S., Iowa State University, 1981 Dr. Roxanne Eubank currently serves the university in two positions. She is a faculty member in the EDD in Leadership program and the Director of the Institute for Lasallian Studies. As an EDD faculty member, she has advised over 40 dissertations and taught numerous courses in the program. She serves on several SGPP and university wide committees. In her role as the Director of the Institute for Lasallian Studies, she works to increase the academic understanding of the mission and charism of the Lasallian family. To that end, she created two masters programs and several doctoral level courses focused on the Lasallian charism. She serves on a variety of district and regional committees. In addition, she directs two international programs: the International Association of Universities Leadership Program held in Rome, Italy and the International Symposium on Lasallian Research at Saint Mary’s University each year. She has presented at local, regional and international educational programs. Her research focuses are: adult student engagement, higher education assessment and the impact of women on the development of the Lasallian charism. Sonia Feder-Lewis, Ph.D. Ed.D. in Leadership - Core Professor (612) 728-5152 email@example.com + More Courses taught: Currently: Advanced Research Writing, Seminar: Topics in Education, Leadership in Literature Education: B.A., Summa cum Laude in English, University of Minnesota, 1984 Ph.D. in English, University of Minnesota, 1996 Sonia Feder-Lewis has taught writing and humanities courses in undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs at Saint Mary’s University for more than 20 years. For five years, she served as Undergraduate Communication Core Program Director and Program Director of the English Language Academy, an English as a Second Language instruction program offered to help students improve their academic reading, writing, and speaking skills prior to beginning coursework. During her time at Saint Mary’s, Dr. Feder-Lewis has twice been honored with an Outstanding Faculty award. In addition to teaching, Dr. Feder-Lewis is involved in research in two main areas: literature studies and the adult learner in the composition classroom. She has presented at many national conferences, and for the last several years has chaired a Special Interest Group on Adult Writers in Diverse Settings as part of the National Council of Teachers of English’s Conference on College Composition and Communication, as well as served as a first stage reviewer for that peer reviewed conference. Along with these activities, Dr. Feder-Lewis has served on the Editorial Board for two 2015 editions of The Bedford Guide for College Writers, and was a consultant and a contributor to the recently published Bedford Bibliography for Teachers of Adult Learners. She’s also engaged in the pursuit of research on the effective use of Google Docs in online graduate writing courses, and the formation of writing identity in doctoral writing groups. Susan Hines, Ed.D. Director of Faculty Development, Associate Professor, EdD in Leadership (612) 728-5194 firstname.lastname@example.org + More Courses taught: Assessment: Theory and Practice, Systematic Instructional Design, Historical and Contemporary Perspectives in Higher Education, Adult Learning Education (Institution/degree(s) awarded/class year): Ed.D. in Leadership, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, 2007 M.A. in Education, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, 2005 B.A. in Educational Psychology, Metropolitan State University, 2001 Certificate in Veterinary Technology, Argosy University, 1977 Dr. Sue Hines is the director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) and associate professor in the Ed.D. in Leadership program at Saint Mary's University’s and its Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her career has included work in program development, faculty development, academic research, college teaching, graduate and doctoral thesis advising, reaccreditation site visits, and educational consulting. She has more than 30 years of combined teaching experience at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level, has taught in a variety of delivery formats, and has received the Outstanding Faculty award. Her teaching career has included various disciplines, such as organizational and educational leadership, adult education, interdisciplinary studies, and veterinary technology. Dr. Hines started out her career in veterinary technology then completed her undergraduate and graduate studies with the intention of pursuing academic administration and scholarship in faculty development. In 2014, the CELT faculty development program she directs received national recognition as an “Exemplary Teaching and Learning Center.” Dr. Hines research interest is faculty development evaluation. Her work has resulted in several publications in peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Faculty Development, To Improve the Academy, AXIS: Journal of Lasallian Higher Education, and Magna Publications. She has presented her research at numerous national conferences and has received research grants to support her studies. She is currently field-testing a research-based evaluation model at 10 colleges and universities in North America with the intention of publishing a book on faculty development evaluation. She provides presentations, workshops, webinars on topics of adult learning at regional colleges, has served on an advisory board for a local private college, is on the editorial board for the Journal of International Students and Journal of Faculty Development, and is an active member and organizational contributor for the Professional Organizational Development (POD) Network. Paul Kotz, Ph.D. Ed.D. in Leadership - Core Associate Professor (612) 728-5130 email@example.com + More Courses taught at Saint Mary's: Organizational Effectiveness, Ethics, Quantitative Research Design and Methods. Education: Ph.D. University of Minnesota Dr. Kotz is a career educator with education and business expertise. This includes working with high school, undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students in the areas of management, leadership, operations, strategy, statistical analysis and doctoral research preparation. Prior to his teaching career, he was a reinsurance actuary in both life and property casualty insurance. He also served as a manager for customer service at North American Life and Casualty prior to his education pursuits, and department chair for General Education at Anoka Hennepin Technical College. Dr. Kotz's teaching philosophy is unique in that many students in his statistics courses would say "I think I'm in a philosophy course" as he takes a broader view of the mechanics of statistics and how it enables value-based decision making. Currently, he teaches doctoral courses in preparation of literature review, methodology, results, conclusions and recommendations for business, education and health care in the Doctorate in Education - Leadership program. Dr. Kotz also assists students in preparing research, defense of and presentation of dissertations/theses and performance results studies in Education, Business, National Security, Social Justice and Health Care Management. This involves working with students over a 3-4 year period to complete their life's work. Yvette Pye, Ph.D. Ed.D. in Leadership - Core Associate Professor (612) 728-5139 firstname.lastname@example.org + More Education: Doctor of Philosophy in Geography, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; Master of Arts in Geography, U of MN, Emphasis: Urban Social Geography; Bachelor in Education, Chicago State University, Chicago Illinois, Major: Elementary Education; Minor: Geography (endorsement - grade 9) Courses taught at Saint Mary’s: Advanced Teaching Techniques for Adult Learners, Environmental Analysis, Communication in Adult Settings, Systematic Instructional Design, Theories of Adult Learning, Qualitative Research Design and Methods, and Non-Western Cultural Thought: Implications for Leadership & Research Over nine years of teaching experience in Higher Education and two years teaching experience in K-12. Supervised 13 completed dissertations. Research interests: education consulting, traditional African education, youth development. Published author, community activist and founder of both the Dream Big Institute and The Pye Foundation of Education and Literacy Amanuel Teklemariam, Ed.D. Ed.D. in Leadership Program - Core Associate Professor (612) 728-5191 email@example.com + More Courses taught at Saint Mary’s:EDD 805 Ethical Dimensions in Organizational Leadership, EL 633 Ethics and Law, DBA 802, The Developing World, DBA 810 Social Responsibility and Ethics, and Legal Issues and Developmental Disabilities. Education (Institution/degree(s) awarded/class year): B.Ed in Social Ethics and Religious Studies from The Catholic University of Eastern Africa, CUEA 1994, (magna cum Laude) M.Ed, Educational Administration and Planning from Kenyatta University, 1997 (Summa cum Laude) Doctorate of Education in Leadership from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota, 2004, GPA 3.804 Dr. Amanuel Abraha Teklemariam worked in institutions for higher learning for the last 18 years; mainly in Eastern Africa. He published five educational books and more than 16 articles in refereed journals; and edited two interdisciplinary proceeding publications. He is interested researching in the areas related to ethics, Lasallian education, impact of culture on teaching and learning, Christian Religious Education (CRE), Abyssinian educational traditions, leadership and educational management. Prior to his employment in higher education, he worked as a classroom teacher and school principal of a primary school in Shinara, Eritrea. As a university professor, Amanuel worked as a teaching Professor, Chair of Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education, Dean, Faculty of Education, Deputy Registrar, Academic Registrar, and External Examiner for Mount Kenya University and Kenyatta University in the Departments of Educational Administration and Planning. Currently he is Core Associate Professor in Education, in the EDD program at St. Mary’s University of Minnesota. Rustin Wolfe, Ph.D. Ed.D. in Leadership Program - Core Professor (612) 728-5182 firstname.lastname@example.org + More The University of Chicago - Chicago, Illinois PhD (2001). MA (1997). The Division of the Social Sciences, Department of Psychology, Committee on Human Development. Advisor: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. State University of New York - Buffalo, New York Certificate in the Facilitation of Creative Problem Solving (1995). The Department of Creative Studies. The University of Wisconsin - Madison, Wisconsin BA (1994). Double Major: Sociology and an individually designed major, titled “Divergent Thought & Behavior.” Certificate from the Integrated Liberal Studies program. For the last 13 years, Rustin has been a Core Associate Professor in the Doctor of Leadership program at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, where he teaches a diverse adult population about a variety of topics, including Creativity and Innovation, Organizational Development, Research Methods and Assessment. For three years, Rustin was the author of a weekly parenting advice column, The Naughty Column. Rustin is a certified facilitator in Creative Problem Solving, and he has consulted for companies such as 3M, General Mills, and the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Rustin received his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Chicago, where he worked under Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, author of "Flow" and "Creativity."