Faculty and Staff Directory


Dean's Office

Name Email Phone Office
Henry, Beverly bwhenry@niu.edu 815-753-9283 Wirtz Hall 227
Donahue, Jane jdonahue@niu.edu 630-730-5608 Wirtz Hall 227
Gordon, Rachel rgordon@niu.edu 815-753-1891 Wirtz Hall 227
Hansen, Stephen shansen1@niu.edu  815-753-8996 Wirtz Hall 227D
Kreitzer, Mandy mkreitzer@niu.edu 815-753-3409 Wirtz Hall 227
Kushnick, Michael mkushnick@niu.edu 815-753-6157 Wirtz Hall 227B
LeMay, Liz elemay@niu.edu  815-753-1877 Wirtz Hall 227
Rauen, Ashley aern@niu.edu  815-753-5998 Wirtz Hall 227I
Schetley, Julie jschetley@niu.edu 815-753-1891 Wirtz Hall 227

Dean's Office Advising Staff

Name Email Phone Office
Collins, Krystal kcollins8@niu.edu 815-753-1891 Wirtz Hall 227
Holland, Nicole nholland@niu.edu 815-753-1891 Wirtz Hall 227
Jackson, Tifarah t_jackson@niu.edu 815-753-1891 Wirtz Hall 227
Williamson-Bandele, Passion pwilliamson@niu.edu 815-753-1891 Wirtz Hall 227
Yee, Liz eyee1@niu.edu 815-753-1891 Wirtz Hall 227

CHHS IT Staff

Name Email Phone Office
John, Steven stevenc@niu.edu 815-753-0070 Wirtz Hall 227
Riebel, Christina criebel@niu.edu N/A Wirtz Hall 227
Schetley, Eric eschetley@niu.edu Wirtz Hall 227

Health and Human Sciences Survey Research Laboratory

Name Title Email Phone
Cox, Marcella Survey Interview Supervisor mcox3@niu.edu  815-753-6030
Florian, Nick Program Director nflorian1@niu.edu 815-753-3550
Leighly, Bill Program Assistant/Operations Manager wleighly@niu.edu 815-753-0253
Seymore, Jennifer Survey Interview Supervisor jseymore@niu.edu 815-753-6030

Allied Health and Communicative Disorders

Name Title Email Phone
Morris, Sherrill AHCD Chair srmorris@niu.edu 815-753-1484
Lyles, Lara Assistant to the Chair llyles@niu.edu 815-753-6508
Wedoff, Kim Director of Clinic Finance and Operations kwedoff@niu.edu 815-753-6161

Audiology

Name Title Email Phone
Billingsly, Danica Clinical Associate Professor dbillingsly@niu.edu 815-753-5309
Cheyney, Mariah Clinical Associate Professor mcheyney@niu.edu 815-753-1604
Chung, King Professor kchung@niu.edu 815-753-8033
Kitner, Blythe Clinical Assistant Professor bkitner@niu.edu 815-753-1441
Pudrith, Charles Assistant Professor cpudrith@niu.edu 815-753-6246
Schecklong, Diane Clinical Assistant Professor dscheck@niu.edu 815-753-6522
Wilson, Matt Area Coordinator mwilson@niu.edu 815-753-7366

Clinic Support Staff

Name Title Email Phone
Merritt, Brandy Office Support - PTC bmerritt@niu.edu 815-752-2675
Spencer, Jim AHCD Clinics Office Manager jspencer1@niu.edu 815-753-1482
Tyne, Mildred Marlene Account Tech - SLHC mtyne@niu.edu 815-752-6213

Physical Therapy

Name Title Email Phone
Bateni, Hamid Associate Professor hbateni@niu.edu 815-753-8514
Blaschak, Mary Jo Area Coordinator mblaschak@niu.edu 815-753-1438
Castillo, Myly Clinical Faculty mcastillo7@niu.edu 815-753-2675
Greenhagen, Sarah Clinical Assistant Professor sgreenhagen@niu.edu 815-753-4302
Kushnick, Michael Associate Dean for Academic Affairs mkushnick@niu.edu 815-753-6157
Zeiss, Christy Clinical Assistant Professor czeiss@niu.edu 815-753-1812

Speech-Language Pathology

Name Title Email Phone
Buac, Milijana Assistant Professor mbuac@niu.edu 815-753-1521
Cannone, Anna Clinical Assistant Professor acannone@niu.edu 815-753-6521
Flowers, Kortney Clinical Supervisor kflowers1@niu.edu 815-753-6528
Gladfelter, Allison Associate Professor agladfelter@niu.edu 815-753-7737
Kim, In-Sop Associate Professor ikim@niu.edu 815-753-7793
McGee, Deborah Clinical Assistant Professor dmcgee@niu.edu 815-753-1446
Mayer, Jamie Associate Professor jmayer1@niu.edu 815-753-1484
O'Connor, Sarah Clinical Assistant Professor sbrehm@niu.edu 815-752-6563
Olson, Janet Professor janet@niu.edu 815-753-1484
Palmer, Emily Clinical Coordinator epalmer3@niu.edu 815-753-6524

Family and Consumer Sciences

Name Title Email Phone
Pavkov, Thomas FACS Chair tpavkov@niu.edu 815-753-6342
Gorecki, Diane Administrative Aide dmanzella@niu.edu 815-753-1196
Radtke, Kristine Office Support Specialist kradtke@niu.edu 815-753-7353

Human Development and Family Sciences

Name Title Email Phone
Bowers, Susan Associate Professor drbowers@niu.edu 815-753-8537
Harris-McKoy, DeAnna Associate Professor and Director of the Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy Program dharrismckoy@niu.edu 815-753-6348
Hayward, Kristina Master Teacher khayward@niu.edu 815-753-1150
Li, Sophie Associate Professor xli@niu.edu 815-753-6345
Lofthouse, Amy CDFC PFAE Director alofthouse@niu.edu 815-753-0125
Montgomery, Bette Associate Professor bmontgomery@niu.edu 815-753-6338
Newman, Sherie CDFC Master Teacher slnewman@niu.edu 815-753-0125
Njue, Jane Rose Associate Professor/Facilitator of Family Social Services jnjue@niu.edu 815-753-1199
Scaife, Ecila CDFC Master Teacher escaife1@niu.edu 815-753-0125
Schulz, Kristin Child Development and Family Center Executive Director kschulz@niu.edu 815-753-0125
Shi, Lin Professor lshi@niu.edu 815-753-6349
Sibley, D. Scott Associate Professor and Area Coordinator dscottsibley@niu.edu 815-753-6344
Surjadi, Flora Associate Professor fsurjadi@niu.edu 815-752-7083
Vinokur, Natalia Director of Couple and Family Therapy Clinic nvinokur@niu.edu 815-753-1667
Walter, Melissa Assistant Professor mcwalter@niu.edu 815-753-6343
Xie, Charline Professor xiaolinx@niu.edu 815-753-6335

Gerontology/Leadership in Aging Services

Name Title Email Phone
Boggess, Julie Instructor jboggess2@niu.edu N/A
Liu, Yujun Assistant Professor lyujun@niu.edu 815-753-1301

Fashion Merchandising

Name Title Email Phone
Cosbey, Sarah Associate Professor and Area Coordinator scosbey@niu.edu 815-753-6336
Joung, Hyun-Mee Associate Professor hmjoung@niu.edu 815-753-6334
Lorenz, MaryAnn Clinical Assistant Professor mlorenz1@niu.edu 815-753-1153

Health Studies

NameTitle Email Phone
Isabel, Jeanne Health Studies Chair jisabel@niu.edu 815-753-6330
Geisler, Varsie Administrative Aide vgeisler@niu.edu 815-753-5050
Newman, Nancy Office Support Specialist nnewman1@niu.edu 815-753-1900

Medical Laboratory Sciences

NameTitle Email Phone
Caron, Teri Laboratory Assistant tcaron1@niu.edu 815-753-6300
Chegeni, Rouzbeh Assistant Professor rchegeni@niu.edu 815-753-6325
Olsen, Ellen Program Coordinator eolsen1@niu.edu 815-753-6300
Shokrani, Masih Professor mshokrani@niu.edu 815-753-6323
Voelker, Amanda Clinical Coordinator avoelker2@niu.edu 815-753-1382

Nutrition and Dietetics

NameTitle Email Phone
Barrett, Sheila Associate Professor sbarrett1@niu.edu 815-752-7063
Lukaszuk, Judith Professor and Facilitator, Certificate of Graduate Study in Sports Nutrition jmlukaszuk@niu.edu 815-753-6352
Lulinski, Beth Instructor blulinski@niu.edu 815-753-3045
Muzaffar, Henna Assistant Professor and Facilitator, Certificate of Graduate Study in Eating Disorders and Obesity hmuzaffar@niu.edu 815-753-5178
Patterson, Julie Assistant Professor jpatterson2@niu.edu 815-753-1918
Prange, Nancy Director of Dietetic Internship nprange@niu.edu 815-753-6386
Stark, Matt Program Coordinator and Didactic Program Director, Nutrition and Dietetics mstark2@niu.edu 815-753-6351

Public Health

NameTitle Email Phone
Berke, Marcia Instructor mberke@niu.edu 815-753-8291
Gray, Jennifer Professor j-gray@niu.edu 815-753-4801
Herrmann, Lynn Associate Professor lherrmann@niu.edu 815-753-0112
Hughes, M. Courtney Associate Professor courtneyhughes@niu.edu 815-753-1384
Jones, Quiana Public Health Coordinator qjones@niu.edu 815-753-2279
Keddie, Arlene Associate Professor akeddie@niu.edu 815-753-8293
Jaber, Rana Assistant Professor rjaber@niu.edu 815-753-0853
Kim, Jinsook Professor jkim4@niu.edu 815-753-1352
Patel, Kunal Assistant Professor kpatel27@niu.edu 815-753-5590
Pritchard, Becky Advisor and Internship Coordinator rpritchard@niu.edu 815-753-1384
Shibata, Tomoyuki Professor tshibata@niu.edu 815-753-5696
Shumaker, Mary Instructor mshumaker@niu.edu 815-753-0852

Interdisciplinary Health Professions

Name Title Email Phone
Priester, Paul Interdisciplinary Health Professions Chair ppriester@niu.edu 815-753-5198
Bednarek, Kailey Office Support Specialist kbednarek@niu.edu 815-753-5118
Lorang, Julie Office Administrator jlorang@niu.edu 815-753-5128
Ridge, Jennifer Graduate Program Administrator jridge@niu.edu 815-753-5108

Health Sciences

Name Title Email Phone
Clay, Shondra Loggins Assistant Professor sclay@niu.edu 815-753-6983
Duffrin, Melani Professor mduffrin@niu.edu 815-753-5158
Dykstra, Lynn Instructor ldykstra@niu.edu 815-753-1231
Filmore, Joel Clinical Professor jfilmore1@niu.edu 815-753-6270
Henry, Beverly Professor, Director of Ph.D. in Health Sciences bwhenry@niu.edu 815-753-8535
Johnson, Shelly Instructor sjohnson38@niu.edu 815-753-5118
Jones, Janice Instructor jjones4@niu.edu 815-753-5118
Lohmiller, Erika Instructor elohmiller@niu.edu 815-753-5118
Mazurek, Kathryn Assistant Professor kmazurek@niu.edu 815-753-6324
Milano, Margo Instructor msutorious@niu.edu 815-753-0244
Reay-Waldon, Kimberly Instructor kreay@niu.edu 815-753-5118
Splansky, Sandi Instructor ssplansky@niu.edu 815-753-5118
Wirth, Sandy Instructor swirth@niu.edu 224-308-2456

Rehabilitation Counseling

Name Title Email Phone
Bonine, Jeanni Instructor ebonine@niu.edu 815-753-5118
Boutin, Daniel Program Coordinator dboutin@niu.edu 815-753-1939
Dallas, Bryan Associate Professor bdallas@niu.edu 815-752-8389
Diallo, Abdoulaye Associate Professor adiallo@niu.edu 815-753-1040
Gagliano, Lisa Instructor lgagliano1@niu.edu 815-753-5118
McCarthy, Amanda Associate Professor amccarthy@niu.edu 815-753-1893
Moreno-Tucker, Valerie Instructor vmorenotucker@niu.edu 815-753-5118
Salimi, Nahal Assistant Professor nsalimi@niu.edu 815-753-4134

Nursing 

Name Title Email Phone
Hickey, Kari Nursing Chair khickey1@niu.edu 815-753-6550
Brantner, Tiffany Office Support Specialist tbrantner@niu.edu 815-753-0044
Evans, Mary Margaret Program Coordinator mevans13@niu.edu 815-753-6591
Faber, Katie Office Support Specialist kfaber@niu.edu 815-753-0665
Garcia, Carlos Administrative Aide cgarcia9@niu.edu 815-753-1232
Rich, Diane Office Manager drich@niu.edu 815-753-0664
Wilson, Kim Office Manager kwilson8@niu.edu 815-753-6554

Name Title Email Phone
Althoff, Alissa Instructor aalthoff2@niu.edu 815-753-1231
Annis, Theresa Instructor tannis@niu.edu 815-753-8363
Block, Derryl Professor dblock@niu.edu 815-752-8359
Caplan, Susan Associate Professor scaplan@niu.edu N/A
Caringella, Jennifer Instructor jcaringella1@niu.edu
Carlson, Cathy Professor clcarlson@niu.edu 815-753-6573
Chen, Jie Associate Professor jchen2@niu.edu 815-753-8197
Cooke, Marcia Assistant Professor mclemens@niu.edu 815-753-1231
Coulter, Katherine J. Assistant Professor katherinecoulter@niu.edu 815-752-8377
Daniel, Amy Instructor amydaniel@niu.edu 815-753-1231
Daniel, Jerry Instructor jdaniel1@niu.edu
Davis, Amber Medical Education Program Coordinator adavis16@niu.edu 815-753-6552
Donnelly, Romana Instructor rdonnelly1@niu.edu 815-753-1231
Dykstra, Lynn Instructor ldykstra@niu.edu 815-753-1231
Eich, Kate Instructor keich1@niu.edu 815-753-1231
Evins, Eleanor Instructor eevins2@niu.edu
Fischer, Erica Instructor efischer3@niu.edu 815-753-1231
Flury, Alyse Instructor apasholk1@niu.edu 815-753-6564
Glenn, Karin Instructor kglenn2@niu.edu 815-753-1231
Heidenreich, Tonya Instructor tmeyerhoffer@niu.edu
Higgins, Jessica Instructor jhiggins1@niu.edu
Hintzsche, Mary Clinical Assistant Professor mbohne1@niu.edu 815-753-1231
Hoecker, Jude Instructor jhoecker@niu.edu 815-753-1231
Jefferson, Rhoda Clinical Instructor rjefferson@niu.edu 815-753-1231
Kuchinski, Anne-Marie NCLEX-RN and HESI Coordinator akuchinski@niu.edu 815-753-6581
Lawson, Justin Instructor jlawson1@niu.edu
Lyons, Sara Program Advisor slyons2@niu.edu 815-753-2163
Madrigal, Jessica Simulation Laboratory Specialist jmadrigal@niu.edu 815-753-9773
Manhart, Chantal Instructor cmanhart@niu.edu 815-753-1231
Matthew, Susan Chacko Director of Graduate Nursing Studies; Clinical Assistant Professor smatthew@niu.edu 815-753-0662
Melms, Randa Instructor rhamadeh3@niu.edu 815-753-1231
Mohammed, Bilquis Instructor bmohammed@niu.edu 815-753-1231
Monaghan, Jessica Instructor jmonaghan@niu.edu 815-753-1231
Moxley, Elizabeth Assistant Professor emoxley@niu.edu 815-753-1231
Mullis, Suzanne Instructor smullis1@niu.edu 815-753-2771
Noonan, Terri Visiting Assistant Professor tnoonan1@niu.edu 815-753-2373
Painter, Debora Instructor dpainter@niu.edu 815-753-1231
Perian, Melissa Clinical Assistant Professor mperian@niu.edu 815-753-0056
Pond, Ashley, Instructor apond@niu.edu 815-753-1231
Reeb, Amy Instructor areeb1@niu.edu 815-753-6899
Reynolds, Jerri Graduate Nursing Internship Coordinator jreynolds3@niu.edu 815-753-0469
Rood, Linda Clinical Assistant Professor lrood@niu.edu 815-753-0663
Rossetti, Jeanette Presidential Teaching Professor rossetti@niu.edu 815-753-9956
Rudnicki, Mary Instructor mrudnicki2@niu.edu N/A
Russell, John Instructor jrussell4@niu.edu 815-753-1231
Sabio, Cristan Assistant Professor csabio@niu.edu 815-753-1210
Saravanan, Anitha Assistant Professor asaravanan@niu.edu 815-753-1231
Selig, Kris Acting Director of Undergraduate Studies/Clinical Assistant Professor/Nursing Laboratory and Simulation Director kselig1@niu.edu 815-753-9916
Shaw, Mary Jane Instructor mshaw4@niu.edu 815-753-6593
Sietsema, Linda Instructor lsietsema1@niu.edu 815-753-1231
Sterricker-Rydell, Jeanne Instructor jsterrickerrydell@niu.edu 815-753-1231
Stine, Abbey Instructor a.stine@niu.edu N/A
Tanzillo, Tanya Clinical Assistant Professor ttanzillo@niu.edu 815-753-8353
Thompson, Chad Instructor cthompson9@niu.edu 815-753-1231
Thuruthumaly, Elizabeth Instructor ethuruthumaly1@niu.edu N/A
Uhr, Stephanie Instructor suhr@niu.edu  815-753-6556
Vasquez, Crystal Instructor cvasquez@niu.edu 815-753-1231
Woodard, Janna Instructor jwoodard@niu.edu 815-753-3391
Zook, Liz Instructor emimier@niu.edu 815-753-1231

Department of Military Science

Name Email Phone Title
Spring, Andrew aspring@niu.edu 815-753-6240 Professor of Military Science and Department Chair
Buchanan, Keith kbuchanan1@niu.edu 815-753-6237 Scholarship and Enrollment Officer
Jared Budenski jbudenski@niu.edu 815-753-9661 Assistant Professor of Military Science/APMS
Chappel, Eric echappel@niu.edu 815-753-6234 Senior Military Science Instructor
Gage, Kim kgage@niu.edu 815-753-0574 Human Resources Technician
Stallworth, Kim kstallworth@niu.edu 815-753-6238 Office Support Associate

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