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    New Mexico Military Institute
   
 
  Sep 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 General Catalog

Faculty


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Desi Aguilar (2010)

        (Major) Academic Success Coordinator

        B.S., Eastern New Mexico University

Lorenza Aho (2012)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of Spanish

        M.A., Eastern New Mexico University

Peter Atkinson (2010)

        (Colonel) Professor and Head, Philosophy

        Ph.D., University of California, Irvine

Mary Beth Atwood (1994)

        (Colonel) Professor of Biological Sciences, Pre-Nursing Advisor

        M.S., New Mexico State University

Philip Baca (2004)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor of Business and Associate Dean of Social Sciences and Leadership, Business and Criminal Justice

        M.S., New Mexico State University

Eddie Baros Jr. (2009)

        (Sergeant First Class, USA Ret.) Instructor of Junior ROTC

        A.A., Eastern New Mexico University

Jose O. Barron (2003)

        (Colonel) Director of Athletics, Instructor of HPER

        M.A., New Mexico Highlands University

Elizabeth L. Boese (1999)

        (Colonel) Professor of English

        M.A., Middlebury College

Jeff Boyd (2001)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor and Head, Communications

        M.A., Texas Tech University

Rodney Brock (2015)

        (Captain, US Army) Assistant Professor of Military Science

        M.Ed., Christian Brothers University

Sandra Brown (2015)

        (Captain, US Army) Assistant Professor of Military Science

        M.A., Liberty University

Paul G. Burrow (2005)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor of Mathematics

        M.Ed., Eastern New Mexico University

Nancy A. Castillo (2004)

        (Lieutenant Colonel)  Associate Professor of Mathematics

        M.Ed., Eastern New Mexico University

Roger K. Castillo (2005)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor of Sciences and Mathematics

        M.S.T., New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Kyle Chaney (2006)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor and Head, English

        M.A., University of New Mexico

Patrick Colborn (2014)

        (Sergeant First Class, US Army) Instructor of Military Science

Chris Cook (2012)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of Health, Physical Education, Baseball

        B.S., Fockford College

Tyrell Curtis (2012)

        (Captain) Instructor of HPER

        M.A., New Mexico Highlands University

Ralph Davis (2010)

        (Captain) Instructor of HPER, Basketball

        M.A., Texas A&M University

Rebecca Davis (2016)

        (Captain) School Counselor I, Academic Advisor

        MLitt., University of Glasgow

Katherine Dollahon

        (Captain) Instructor of HPER

Joshua Doone (2015)

        (Staff Sergeant Major, US Army) Instructor of Military Science

Joel Dykstra (2005)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor and Associate Dean of Humanities

        M.A., Michigan State University

Elaine Espinosa-Sims (2014)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of Reading/Writing

        M.Ed., Eastern New Mexico University

Ronald Fabec (2011)

        (Command Sergeant Major, USA Ret.) Instructor of Junior ROTC

        B.F.A., Ringling College of Arts and Design

Jared Farley (2016)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor of Political Science

        Ph.D., Miami University

Jonathan Fincher (2013)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of English

        M.A., Texas Tech University

Joe Forchtner (2006)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor of HPE, Football

        M.Ed., Delta State University

Shelby Forchtner (1991)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor of HPE, Volleyball

        B.S., Lubbock Christian University

Billy S. Gallagher (2001)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor of History

        M.A., Eastern New Mexico University

Andalecio Gallegos (1981)(2008)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor of Spanish, French

        M.A., New Mexico Highlands University

Clare L. Galloway (2000)

        (Colonel) Professor of Computer Sciences and Mathematics

        M.A., New Mexico State University, M.S., University of North Texas

Teresa L. Garvey (1989)

        (Colonel) Professor and Head, Business, Management, and Leadership

        M.B.A., Eastern New Mexico University

David Gilbert (2014)

        (Sergeant First Class, US Army) Instructor of Military Science

Valarie Grant (2012)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of English

        M.A., Eastern New Mexico University

Gina Hartwick (2006)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor of Mathematics

        M.A., Eastern New Mexico University

Lenny Hardy (2012)

        (Captain) Health, Physical Fitness, Baseball

        B.A., Charter Oak State College

Shawn M. Hebert (2016)

        (Lieutenant Colonel, US Army) Professor of Military Science

        M.A., Webster University

Nancy Hein (2002)

        (Lieutenant Colonel), Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

        M.S., University of Alaska, Anchorage

W. Theodore Hitchcock (1993)

        (Lieutenant Colonel USAF Ret) Professor of History

        Ph.D., University of Mississippi

Holly Huber (1998)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor and Department Chair, Art

        M.A. Ed., Eastern New Mexico University

Heidi Huckabee (2010)

        (Colonel) Professor of English

        Ph.D., University of New Mexico

Robert E. Hudgens (2007)

        (Colonel) Professor and Head, Department of Sciences

        Ph.D., New Mexico State University

Krystal Humphreys (2013)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of History

        Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Joan Jump (1997)

        (Major) Librarian

        M.L.I.S., Wayne State University

Stephen Kaftan (2013)

        (Major) Assistant Professor and Head, Criminal Justice

        M.S., Indiana State University

Frank Kimbler (2009)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of Geology and Earth Sciences

        M.S., New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Richard Kitchen (2002)

        (Colonel) Professor of History and Social Science

        Ph.D., Arizona State University

William Lamb Jr. (2011)

        (Captain) Instructor of Music, Bandmaster

        B.S., Western New Mexico University

Jason Leible (2017)

        (Major) Instructor of Business

        M.B.A., University of Phoenix

Melissa Loucks (2015)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of English

        Ph.D., University of Florida

David Love (2015)

        (Captain, US Army) Assistant Professor of Military Science

        M.A., Gettysburg College

Wendie Marley (2015)(2016)

        (Captain) School Counselor I, Academic Advisor

        M.S., University of Oklahoma

Cheryl A. Martinez (1986)

        (Colonel) Professor and Head, Department of Mathematics

        M.S.T., New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Demvia Maslian (2015)

        (Captain) Instructor of Biology and Earth Sciences

        MSE, Henderson State University

Patricia Matchin (2007)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor of English

        M.A., New Mexico State University

Lindsay Mayo-Fincher (2013)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of English

        Ph.D., University of Nebraska

Eva McCollaum (2006)

        (Colonel) Professor of English

        M.F.A., Warren Wilson College

John R. McVay (2005)

        (Colonel) Professor of Biological Sciences and Associate Dean of Mathematics and Sciences

        Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

Sandra Medina (2015)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of Mathematics

        M.Ed., Lesley University

Ivan Mendez (2016)

        (Master Sergeant, US Army) Senior Military Instructor of Military Science

Randy Montoya (2011)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor of HPER, Football (HS) and Department Head of Athletics

        M.S., Eastern New Mexico University

Susan Moore (2011)

        (Major) Deputy Director Toles Learning Resource Center

        M.Ed., Northern Arizona University

Barbara Morales (2011)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of English

        M.A., New Mexico State University

Henri Ndaya (2014)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of Mathematics

        M.S., University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Cody Northrup (2013)

        (Captain) Instructor of History

        B.A., New Mexico State University

Michael S. O’Neil (1992)

        (Lieutenant Colonel, USA Ret.) Junior ROTC Senior Army Instructor

        B.A., E.N.M.U., US Army Command and General Staff College

Jan Olesinski (1988)

        (Colonel) Professor of HPER, Cross Country

        M.A., Academy of P.E. Poland

Emily Purcell (2017)

        (Major) Librarian/Archivist

        M.S., Texas Tech University; M.A., University of Illinois

Rhonda Reagor Johnson (1989)(2001)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) School Counselor III, Academic Advisor and Department Head, SAC

        M.S., University of West Alabama

Dewayne Roberts (2017)

        (Major) Athlete Academic Advisor

        M.S., Eastern New Mexico University

Stephanie Schooley (2005)

        (Captain) Instructor of HPE, Volleyball (HS)

        B.S., Eastern New Mexico University

Charity C. Schwalm (2005)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor of Mathematics and Associate Dean for Curriculum Planning

        M.S., Texas Tech University

Charles Scott (2010)

        (Senior Chief Petty Officer, USN Ret.), (NMMI Major) Directory of Service Academy Prep Program

        M.Ed., Northern Arizona University

Virginia Shutts (2016)

        (Captain) Instructor of ACT/SAT Prep/Academic Success

        B.A., Virginia Tech

Dan Smith (2015)

        (Captain) School Counselor I, Academic Advisor

        M.S., University of Cincinnati

Kalith Smith (2006)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Dean of Paul Horgan Library and Center of Academic Excellence

        M.Ed., Texas Tech University

Tracy Stone (2015)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of English

        Ph.D., University of Louisiana, Lafayette

John Surgett (2004)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor of Sciences and Mathematics

        M.Ed., Lesley University

Aonan Tang (2011)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor of Physics

        Ph.D., Indiana University

Christopher Tebo (2008)

        (Captain, ARNG), (NMMI Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor of College First Year Experience, Academic Skills Programs

        Ph.D., New Mexico State University

Thomas Tekut (1998)

        (Colonel) Professor of Chemistry and Astronomy

        Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Timothy Terry (2014)

        (Sergeant First Class, US Army) Senior ROTC Instructor

Moses Theimer (2006)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor of Communications, Film

        M.F.A., American Film Institute

Drew Thatcher (2012)

        (Captain) Instructor of HPER, Football

        M.Ed., New Mexico State University

Steve Thorp (1997)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor and Department Chair, Music

        M.M., Eastern New Mexico University

Kelly L. Torske (2014)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of Mathematics

        M.Ed., Grand Canyon University

Michelle Trauger (2015)

        (Captain, US Army) Assistant Professor of Military Science

        B.A., Xavier University

Tonia Turner (2014)

        (Staff Sergeant, US Army Reserve) Instructor of Military Science

        B.A., Fairmont State College

Karina Trivino-Norris (2014)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of Biology and Chemistry

        M.Ed., Eastern New Mexico University

Cydni Vandiver (2009)

        (Major) Assistant Professor and Head, History

        M.A., Southern Methodist University

Elena A. Viltchinskaia (2002)

        (Colonel) Professor of Chemistry

        Ph.D., Ural Polytechnic Institute

Terry D. Waggoner (1984)(2001)(2011)

        (Colonel) Associate Professor and Head, Social Science

        Ed.M., Boston University

Charles Weathersby (2012)

        (First Sergeant, USA Ret.) Instructor of Junior ROTC

        B.S.B.A., Columbia Southern University

Orson Webber-McCollaum (2013)

        (Captain) Instructor of Modern Languages

        B.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst

Ryan West (2016)

        (Captain, US Army) Assistant Professor of Military Science

        B.S., Brigham Young University

Mia Yang (2010)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor of Physics

        Ph.D., Indiana University

Steven D. Young (2006)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of Mathematics

        M.S., Texas Tech University

Emeritus Faculty

Jerry A. Garcia (1978-2014)

        (Colonel) Department Chair, Mathematics

Jerome J. Klopfer (1984-2017)

        (Colonel) Associate Dean of Paul Horgan Library and Center of Academic Excellence

Kay Kuhlmann (2007)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of Drama and Academic Advisor

        M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City

J. Michael Patton (2007-2014)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Lewis Toland (1999-2015)

        (Colonel) Professor of English

John K. Umberger (2000-2016)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor and Head, Department of Political Science and Leadership