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Please contact Deb Nahrgang (507-457-6966 or dnahrgan@smumn.edu) in the Marketing and Communication Office for contact information about our faculty and staff experts.

Matthew Bluem, Ph.D.

Course-contracted Associate Professor

MBA
mbluem@smumn.edu

Area of Expertise: Political and Economic Development, Inernational Development

Meet Matthew Bluem


Crystal Carlson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Psychology and Social Sciences
Aquinas Hall, AH 339C
Campus Box: # 1497
(507) 457-1515
ccarlso@smumn.edu

Areas of Expertise: Educational psychology, educational technology, fostering critical thinking skills, first-year and first-generation students

Meet Crystal Carlson


Erin Mae Clark, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Language, Literature, and Culture
Saint Mary’s Hall, SM 403
Campus Box: # 1411
(507) 457-6643
eclark@smumn.edu

Areas of Expertise: Multiethnic literatures of the United States, Holocaust literature, and trauma theory

Meet Erin Mae Clark


Farhiya Farah, Ph.D.

Course-contracted Assistant Professor

M.P.H.
Brother Louis Hall, BLH 3
Campus Box: # 28
ffarah@smumn.edu

Areas of Expertise: Public Health

Meet Farhiya Farah


Tammy Fitzpatrick, Ph.D.

Course-Contracted Associate Professor

M.A. in Human Resource Management
tfitzpat@smumn.edu

Areas of Expertise: Leadership and Job Satisfaction

Meet Tammy Fitzpatrick


John Jankord, M.F.T.

Program Director

Certificate in Addiction Studies
Brother Louis Hall, BLH 227
Campus Box: # 28
(612) 728-5243
jjankord@smumn.edu

John Jankord is a mental health clinician who brings more than 18 years of varied substance use and mental health disorder treatment experience as a licensed marriage and family therapist, licensed alcohol and drug counselor, licensed professional clinical counselor, and Master Addiction Counselor to the Addiction Studies Certificate program and classroom.

Area of Expertise: Counseling

Meet John Jankord


Amy Jauman, Ed.D.

Course-contracted Assistant Professor

M.A. in Human Resource Management
Campus Box: # 28
ajauman@smumn.edu

Areas of Expertise: Coaching and Adult Education


Ralf Keysser, D.B.A.

Course-Contracted Professor

MBA
rkeysser@smumn.edu

Areas of Expertise: Finance and Business

Meet Ralf Keysser


Tricia Klosky, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Psychology and Social Sciences
Aquinas Hall, AH 145C
Campus Box: # 1513
(507) 457-6677
tklosky@smumn.edu

Areas of Expertise: Juvenile corrections, criminal justice, delinquency

Meet Tricia Klosky


Erich Lippman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Language, Literature, and Culture
Saint Mary’s Hall, SM 237
Campus Box: # 1505
(507) 457-6944
elippman@smumn.edu

Areas of Expertise: Russian Intellectual history with a focus on the interactions between religion and modernity in revolutionary Russia

Meet Erich Lippman


David Lynch, Ph.D.

Professor

Psychology and Social Sciences
Aquinas Hall, AH 143C
Campus Box: # 1430
(507) 457-1526
dlynch@smumn.edu

Areas of Expertise: International relations and political economies, particularly trade, globalization and regional trade agreements

Meet David Lynch


Debra Martin, Ph.D.

Professor

Biology
Aquinas Hall, AH 324
Campus Box: # 10
(507) 457-1628
dmartin@smumn.edu

Areas of Expertise: Developmental Biology, Molecular Biology, and Biochemistry

Meet Debra Martin


Zakary Mayo, Ph.D.

Course-contracted Associate Professor

Business and Communication
Aquinas Hall, AH 250C
Campus Box: # 1528
zmayo@smumn.edu

Areas of Expertise: Athlete Engagement, Athlete Recruitment and Retention, Athlete Branding, NIL, Risk Mitigation, Event Planning, Facility Management, Project Valuation, Coaching Theory

Meet Zakary Mayo


Larry Morgan, M.A.

Course-Contracted Assistant Professor

M.A. in Human Resource Management
lmorgan@smumn.edu

Areas of Expertise: Compensation Alignment

Meet Larry Morgan


Signe Nestingen, Psy.D.

Director of Clinical Training

Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology
Brother Louis Hall, BLH 138
Campus Box: # 28
(612) 238-4571
snesting@smumn.edu

Areas of Expertise: Social Justice and Mental Health Care

Meet Signe Nestingen


Matthew Nowakowski, Ed.D.

Course-Contracted Professor

D.B.A.
Core Associate Professor
Brother Louis Hall, BLH 239
Campus Box: # 28
mnowakow@smumn.edu

Dr. Nowakowski is the program director and a core associate professor in the Doctor of Business Administration program, and additionally teaches and serves on dissertation committees in the Doctor of Education in Leadership program. His scholarly interests include the study of resilience, perseverance, community development and the adaptability of people and economic systems.

Areas of Expertise: Community Development and Resilience

Meet Matthew Nowakowski


Michael Ratajczyk, M.A.

Associate Professor of Business

Business and Communication
Program Director
Aquinas Hall, AH 250F
Campus Box: # 1434
(507) 457-1698
mratajcz@smumn.edu

Areas of Expertise: Buisness intelligence and data analytics

Meet Michael Ratajczyk


Kirsten Seal, M.A.

Course-Contracted Associate Professor

M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy
klseal12@smumn.edu

Areas of Expertise: Marriage and Family Therapy

Meet Kirsten Seal


Daniel Strittmater, MHA

Practicum Director

M.A. in Health and Human Services Administration
Campus Box: # 28
(612) 728-5241
dstrittm@smumn.edu

Meet Daniel Strittmater


Holly Tapper, J.D.

Course-Contracted Professor

MBA
htapper@smumn.edu

Areas of Expertise: Law and Business

Meet Holly Tapper