Faculty and Staff
in the College of Arts and Sciences

  • Vickie Carson
    Vickie Carson
    Administrative Assistant
    (317) 955-6132
    vcarson@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 236
  • Beverly Day
    Beverly Day
    Administrative Assistant
    (317) 955-6176
    bday@marian.edu
    Steffan Music Center, Room MB 12

Department of Art and Design (visit homepage)

  • Dr. Jamie Higgs
    Jamie Higgs, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Art and Art History
    (317) 955-6432
    jhiggs@marian.edu
    Caretaker's Cottage, 2nd floor
    Bio
  • Tai Lipan
    Tai Lipan, M.F.A.
    Visiting Associate Professor of Art
    (317) 450-9044
    tlipan@marian.edu
    Evans Center, Room 211
    Bio | Portfolio
  • Kevin Rudynski
    Kevin R. Rudynski, M.F.A.
    Associate Professor of Fine Arts/Graphic Design
    Department Chair
    (317) 955-6381
    krudynski@marian.edu
    Caretaker's Cottage, 1st floor
    Bio | Portfolio
  • Crystal Vicars-Pugh
    Crystal Vicars, M.F.A.
    Assistant Professor of Fine Arts
    Director, Marian University Art Galleries
    (317) 955-6665
    cvicarspugh@marian.edu
    Caretaker's Cottage, 1st floor
    Bio | Portfolio

Department of Biology (visit homepage)


  • david benson
    David Benson, Ph.D.
    Biology Department Chair
    Professor of Biology
    Director, Nina Mason Pulliam EcoLab
    (317) 955-6028
    dbenson@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 257
    Bio
  • jeffrey boldt
    Jeffrey Boldt, Ph.D.
    Adjunct Associate Professor and Scientific Director, Assisted Fertility Services, Community Health Network
    (317) 621-2497
    jboldt@marian.edu
    Bio
  • nicholas bova
    Nicholas Bova
    Lab Operations Manager
    Lab Safety and Chemical Hygiene Officer
    (317) 955-6526         
    nbova@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 258
    Bio
  • Jason Chan
    Jason Chan, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Biology
    (317) 955-6458
    jchan@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 258
    Bio
  • Carina Collins
    Carina Collins, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Biology
    ccollins@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 150
    Bio
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    Robert Denton, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Biology
    (317) 955-6198
    rdenton@marian.edu 
    Marian Hall, Room 063
  • Doci
    Colleen Doci, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Biology
    (317) 955-6178
    cdoci@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 150
    Bio
  • Carina Collins
    Marianne Dosmann
    Director of Vet Nursing
    mdosmann@marian.edu 
    Ancilla College of Marian University
  • Steve Dougherty
    Steve Dougherty, M.S.
    Assistant Professor of Biology
    (317) 955-6017
    gdougher@marian.edu
    Bio
  • Sarah Downing
    Sarah Downing
    Restoration Ecologist of the Nina Mason Pulliam EcoLab
    (317) 955-6505 
    sdowning1@marian.edu 
  • joyce horton
    Joyce Horton, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Biology
    (317) 955-6012
    jhorton@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 201b
    Bio
  • karla kinkade
    Karla Kinkade, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Biology and Public Health
    (317) 955-6678;
    kkinkade@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 350
    Bio
  • Carina Collins
    Kristin Korcha
    Associate Professor of Biology
    ccollins@marian.edu
    Ancilla College of Marian University
  • Carina Collins
    Karen Prymak-Oldick
    Clinical Supervisor Instructor of Veterinary Nursing
    kprymakoldick@marian.edu 
    Ancilla College of Marian University
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    Adrea Schwibbe, M.S.
    Adjunct Instructor
    abschwibbe@marian.edu
    Bio
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    Trisha Staab, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Biology
    (317) 955-6544
    tstaab@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 258
    Bio
  • Zachary Sylvain
    Zachary Sylvain, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Biology
    (317) 955-6403
    zsylvain@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 250
    Bio
  • Carina Collins
    Natalie Tucker
    Assistant Professor and Director of Agriculture Programs
    ntucker@marian.edu 
    Ancilla College of Marian University
  • Kristy Wilson
    Kristy Wilson, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Biology
    (317) 955-6329
    kjwilson@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 101
    Bio

Department of Chemistry and Physical Sciences (visit homepage)

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    Pete Anzeveno, Ph.D.
    Adjunct Faculty
    panzeveno@marian.edu
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    Nicholas Bova
    Lab Operations Manager
    Lab Safety & Chemical Hygiene Officer
    (317) 955-6526        
    nbova@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 258
    Bio
  • dr-john-buben
    John Buben, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Chemistry
    (317) 955-6065
    jbuben@marian.edu
    Clare Hall, Room 010
  • Jeff_Carvell
    Jeffrey Carvell, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Physics
    (317) 955-6504
    jcarvell@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 056A
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    Tanja Greene, MSBME
    Instructor of Physics
    Director, Central Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair
    (317) 955-6667
    tgreene@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 056B
    Bio
  • carl lecher
    Carl Lecher, Ph.D.
    Anthony J. Kriech Endowed Professor of Chemistry
    Director, Institute for Green and Sustainable Science
    (317) 955-6005
    clecher@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 202
    Bio
  • Rod Macrae
    Rod Macrae, Ph.D.
    Lechleiter Endowed
    Professor of Chemistry
    (317) 955-6064
    rmacrae@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 201A
    Bio
  • patrick mcvey
    Patrick A. McVey, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Chemistry
    pmcvey@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 015C
    See his research
  • Christopher Nicholson
    Christopher Nicholson, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Chemistry
    Chair, Department of Chemistry and Physical Sciences
    cnicholson@marian.edu

    Marian Hall, Room 015B
  • Alison Ossip-Drahos
    Alison Ossip-Drahos, Ph.D.
    Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Science
    (317) 955-6646
    aossipdrahos@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 053B
  • Hansika Sirikumara, Ph.D.
    Hansika Sirikumara, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Physics and Engineering
    hsirikumara@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 056C
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    Alexandra Tamerius
    Assistant Professor of Chemistry
    atamerius@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 015G
  • Carolyn Weddle
    Carolyn Weddle, M.S., M.B.A.
    Adjunct Faculty
    caweddle@marian.edu
    Bio

Department of Communication (visit homepage)

  • Michael Baumann
    Michael Baumann, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Communication
    Assistant Director of Forensics
    (317) 955-6637
    mbaumann@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 204
  • Kyle Kellam
    R. Kyle Kellam, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Communication
    (317) 955-6048
    kyle@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 202
  • George Lamaster
    Rev. George LaMaster, Ph.D.
    Chair, Department of Communication
    (317) 955-6215
    george@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 234
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    Marilda Oviedo, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Communication
    Director of Student Media
    (317) 955-6423
    moviedo@marian.edu
  • Drew Stewart
    Drew Stewart, M.A.
    Assistant Professor of Communication
    Director of Forensics 
    (317) 955-6423
    dstewart@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 203
  • Anna Zimmerman
    Anna Zimmerman, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Communication
    Speaking Center Director
    (317) 955-6323
    azimmerman@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 205

Department of English (visit homepage)

  • Rachel Brown
    Rachel Brown, Ph.D.
    (she/her/hers)
    Co-Chair, Department of English
    Assistant Professor of English
    (317) 955-6560
    rbrown@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 214
    Bio
  • kc chan-brose
    KC Chan-Brose, M.A.
    (she/her/hers)
    Writing Center Assistant Director of Development and Community
    Assistant Director of the Flanner Community Writing Center
    (317) 955-6244
    kchanbrose@marian.edu
    Marian University Writing Center, Mother Theresa Hackelmeier Memorial Library
    Bio
  • cynthia cawthon
    Cynthia Cawthon
    (she/her/hers)
    Instructor of English
    Ancilla College of Marian University
    (574) 936-8898, Ext. 301
    ccawthon@marian.edu
    Learning Commons, Room 204F
    Bio
  • Dr. Gay Lynn Crossley
    Gay Lynn Crossley, Ph.D.
    Dean, Ancilla College of Marian University
    Associate Professor of English
    glc@marian.edu
    Bio
  • chad kebrdle
    Chad Kebrdle, M.F.A.
    (he/him/his)
    Assistant Professor of English,
    Writing Center Director
    Ancilla College of Marian University
    ckebrdle@marian.edu
    ACMU, C210
    (574) 936-8898
    Bio 
  • Mark Latta
    Mark Latta, M.A. (A.b.d.)
    (he/him/his)
    Co-chair, Department of English
    Assistant Professor of English
    Director of Community Engagement
    (317) 955-6234
    mlatta@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 209
    Bio 
  • Mark Latta
    Nate Logan, M.F.A.
    (he/him/his)
    Visiting Assistant Professor of English
    (317) 955-6429
    nlogan@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 213
    Bio 
  • tanisha neely
    Tanisha Neely, M.A.
    (she/her/hers)
    Assistant Director of the Writing Center of Operations
    (317) 955-6244
    tneely@marian.edu
    Marian University Writing Center, Mother Theresa Hackelmeier Memorial Library
    Bio 
  • Mark Latta
    James Norton, Ph.D.
    Professor of English
    (317) 955-6396
    jnorton@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 210
    Bio 
  • Mark Latta
    Joel Thomas, M.A.
    Assistant Professor of English
    Ancilla College of Marian University
    jthomas1@marian.edu
    Ancilla Room C212
    Bio       
  • Mark Latta
    Aaron Wilder, M.A.
    Director of the Marian University Writing Center
    (317) 955-6533
    awilder@marian.edu
    Library Faculty C
    Marian University Writing Center, Mother Theresa Hackelmeier Memorial Library
    Bio       

Department of History and Social Science (visit homepage)


  • Wesley Bishop, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of History
    wbishop@marian.edu
    Mother Theresa Hackelmeier Memorial Library, Second Floor, Office 2D
    Bio
  • Adrianna Ernstberger, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor in History
    Director of Global Studies
    (317) 955-6522
    aernstberger@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 306B
    Bio
  • Holly Gastineau-Grimes, Ph.D.
    Holly Gastineau-Grimes, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Political Science
    Director of First Year Seminar
    (317) 955-6576
    HGastineauGrimes@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 021
    Bio
  • Johnny Goldfinger
    Johnny Goldfinger, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Political Science
    (317) 955-6569
    jgoldfinger@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 018
    Bio
  • Deeb Kitchen
    Deeb Kitchen, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor in Sociology
    Director, Peace and Justice Studies Program
    (317) 955-6027
    dpkitchen@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 307
    Bio
  • William Mirola
    William Mirola, Ph.D.         
    (317) 955-6033
    mirola@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 108
  • Michelle Meer, MSW
    BSW Program Director
    (317) 955-6482
    mmeer@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 210A
    Bio
  • Claire Perrott, Ph. D.
    Assistant Professor of History
    cperrott@marian.edu
    Bio
  • Bessie Rigakos, Ph.D.
    Bessie Rigakos, Ph.D.
    Dean, Saint Joseph's College of Marian University 
    Associate Professor of Sociology
    (317) 955-6143
    brigakos@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 307A
    Bio
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    Sabrina Straub
    Assistant Professor of Social Work
    Field Director
    (317) 955-6694
    sstraub@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 307C
    Bio
  • matt walsh
    Matthew Walsh, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Social Work
    (317) 955-6620
    mwalsh@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 210B
    Bio

Department of Languages and Cultures (visit homepage)

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    Lida Aldana
    Adjunct Lecturer of Spanish
    laldana@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 218
  • Julia Baumgardt
    Julia Baumgardt, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Spanish
    Chair, Department of Languages and Cultures
    (317) 955-6644
    jbaumgardt@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 207
    Bio
  • Carla Castano
    Carla Castaño, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Spanish
    (317) 955-6226
    ccastano@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 274
    Bio
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    Rishani M. De Costa, M.S.
    Visiting Assistant Professor of French
    (317) 955-6377
    rdecosta@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 207 
    Bio 
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    Michel Trahyn González
    Adjunct Lecturer of Latin
    mtrahyn@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 218
  • yuriko ikeda
    Yuriko Ikeda, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Spanish
    (317) 955-2047
    yikeda@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 206
    Bio
  • R Reneau
    Rebecca Reneau
    Adjunct Lecturer of Latin
    rreneau@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 218
    Bio
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    Ricardo Iman Trevino
    Adjunct Lecturer of Spanish
    rimantrevino@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 218
  • wendy westphal
    Wendy Westphal, Ph.D.
    Director of Study Abroad
    Associate Professor of German
    (317) 955-6026
    wwestphal@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 235
    Bio

Department of Mathematics (visit homepage)

  • Paul W. Bible
    Paul W. Bible, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Computer Science
    (317) 955-6523
    pbible@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 203
    Bio
  • Matthew DeLong
    Matthew DeLong, Ph.D.
    Chair, Department of Mathematics
    (317) 955-6477
    mdelong@marian.edu 
    Marian Hall, Room 315
    Bio
  • Sarah-Klanderman-headshot
    Sarah Klanderman, Ph. D.
    Assistant Professor of Mathematics
    sklanderman@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 204A
    Bio
  • Naama Lewis
    Naama Lewis, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Statistics
    (317) 955-6643        
    nlewis@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 315
    Bio
  • LucasMoser
    Lucas Moser, M.S.
    Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science
    lmoser@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 203B
    Bio
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    Sr. Monica Zore, OSF, M.S.
    Assistant Professor of Mathematics
    (317) 955-6380
    srmonica@marian.edu
    Marian Hall, Room 204B
    Bio

Department of Performing Arts (visit homepage)

Department of Psychological Science and Counseling (visit homepage)

  • Laurel Camp
    Laurel Camp, Ph.D.
    Professor of Psychology
    (317) 955-6075
    lcamp@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 009
    Bio
  • Francis M. Carr, M.S.
    Frank Carr, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Counseling
    (317) 955-6506
    fcarr@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 016
    Bio
  • Amanda C. Egan
    Amanda C. Egan, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Psychology
    (317) 955-6074
    aegan@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 014
    Bio
  • Jeff Kellogg
    Jeff Kellogg, Ph.D.
    Department Chair
    Professor of Psychology
    (317) 955-6076
    jkellogg@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 012
    Bio
  • Noelany Pelc, Ph.D., L.P.
    Assistant Professor of Psychology
    (317) 955-6333
    npelc@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 015
    Bio
  • David Rusbasan
    David Rusbasan, Ph.D.
    Professor of Psychology
    (317) 955-6067
    drusbasan@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 007
    Bio
  • Dr. Holly Skillman-Dougherty
    Holly Skillman-Dougherty, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Psychology 
    (317) 955-6488
    hskillmandougherty@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 017
    Bio
  • Michael Slavkin, PhD, LMHC, NCC
    Michael L. Slavkin, Ph.D., LMHC, NCC
    Director of the Master of Science in Counseling Program
    Assistant Professor
    (317) 955-6395
    mslavkin@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 010
    Bio

Department of Theology and Philosophy (visit homepage)

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    Neal Baird
    Assistant Professor of Philosophy
    (317) 955-6370
    nbaird@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 116 
    Bio
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    Arthur Canales
    Department Chair
    Professor of Theology
    (317) 955-6785
    acanales@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 122
    Bio
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    David Denz
    Associate Professor of Philosophy
    (317) 955-6111
    ddenz@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 106
    Bio
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    Domenic D'Ettore
    Associate Professor of Philosophy
    (317) 955-6112
    ddettore@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 104
    Bio
  • Joseph Gamache
    Joseph Gamache, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Philosophy
    (317) 955-6387
    jgamache@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room, 107
    Bio
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    Katharine Harmon
    Assistant Professor of Theology
    (317) 955-6648
    kharmon@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 109
    Bio
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    Andrew Hohman
    Assistant Professor of Theology and Philosophy
    (317) 955-6113
    ahohman@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 120
    Bio
  • john noble
    John T. Noble
    Associate Professor of Theology
    (317) 955-6573
    jnoble@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 111
    Bio 
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    Donna Proctor
    Assistant Professor of Theology
    (317) 955-6780
    dproctor@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 112
    Bio
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    Mark Reasoner
    Professor of Biblical Theology
    (317) 955-6175
    mreasoner@marian.edu
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 116
    Bio

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