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2018-2019 General Catalog 
    
2018-2019 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

Jeff Boyd (2001)

        (Colonel) Professor and Head, Communications

        M.A., Texas Tech 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.F.A., Lindenwood University

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

Adam Davies (2018)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor of English

        M.F.A., Syracuse University

Ralph Davis (2010)

        (Captain) Instructor of HPER, Basketball

        M.A., Texas A&M University

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.F.A., University of Arkansas at Monticello

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

Teresa L. Garvey (1989)

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

        M.B.A., Eastern New Mexico University

Valarie Grant (2012)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of English

        M.A., Eastern New Mexico University

Conrad Harter (2018)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of History

        Ph.D., University of California - Irvine

Gina Hartwick (2006)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor of Mathematics

        M.A., Eastern New Mexico 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

Joan Jump (1997)

        (Major) Librarian

        M.L.I.S., Wayne 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 Leadership

        M.B.A., University of Phoenix

Melissa Loucks (2015)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of English

        Ph.D., University of Florida

Eddy J. Lynton (2018)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

        Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University

Michelle Martin (2015)

        (Captain, US Army) Assistant Professor of Military Science

        B.A., Xavier University

Cheryl A. Martinez (1986)

        (Colonel) Professor and Head, Department of Mathematics

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

Demvia Maslian (2015)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of 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

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.F.A., Lindenwood University

Henri Ndaya (2014)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of Mathematics

        M.S., University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Cody Northrup (2013)

        (Major) Assistant Professor 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 Counselor and Department Head, SAC

        M.S., University of West Alabama

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 Counselor

        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

Mark Stone (2018)

        (Captain) Instructor of Mathematics

        B.S./M.A., Eastern New Mexico 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

Moses Theimer (2006)

        (Colonel) 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

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)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of Modern Languages

        M.A., Southern Oregon 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

Elizabeth L. Boese (1999-2018)

        (Colonel) Professor of English

        M.A., Middlebury College

Jerry A. Garcia (1978-2014)

        (Colonel) Department Chair, Mathematics

Clare L. Galloway (2000-2018)

        (Colonel) Professor of Computer Sciences and Mathematics

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

Jerome J. Klopfer (1984-2017)

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

Kay Kuhlmann (2007-2017)

        (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