Oct 31, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic 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

        M.S., New Mexico State 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

Matthew Brady (2019)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of Music

        M.A., Rider University

Francis Brink (2020)

        (Major, US Army) Assistant Professor of Military Science (ROTC)

        M.A., National Defense University

Peter Byrne (2018)

        (Major, US Army) Assistant Professor of Military Science (ROTC)

        B.A., State University of New York - Albany

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 Associate Dean of Humanities

        M.F.A., Lindenwood University

Sherri Clowe-Tompkins (2019)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of Mathematics

        M.Ed., West Texas A&M University

Nicholas Cody (2019)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of English

        M.Ed., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Chris Cook (2012)

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

        B.S., Rockford College

Jose Corral (2018)

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

Adam Davies (2018)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor of English

        M.F.A., Syracuse 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

June Frosch (1992)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Head Librarian

        M.S.L.S., Clarion 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

Bertha Gomez (2018)

        (Captain) School Counselor I, Academic Counselor

        M.Ed., New Mexico State 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

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

Aaron Johnson (2018)

        (Lieutenant Colonel, US Army) Professor of Military Science (ROTC)

        M.A., Hawaii Pacific University

Joan Jump (1997)

        (Major) Librarian

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

Nicole Katz (2019)

        (Major) Librarian/Archivist

        M.L.I.S., San Jose State University

Frank Kimbler (2009)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate 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

Violeta Konculic (2019)

        (Captain) Instructor General Faculty

        B.S., Union College

Lionel Lambert (2020)

        (Captain, US Army) Assistant Professor of Military Science (ROTC)

        B.A., University of Central Florida

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) Professor and Head, Criminal Justice

        Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University

Carlos E. Marrujo III (2018)

        (Captain) Athlete Academic Advisor

        M.S., University of the Southwest

Michelle Martin (2015)

        (Captain, US Army) Assistant Professor of Military Science (ROTC)

        M.H.Ed., University of Louisville

Cheryl A. Martinez (1986)

        (Colonel) Professor and Head, Department of Mathematics

        Ed.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Demvia Maslian (2015)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of Sciences

        MSE, Henderson State University

Patricia Matchin (2007)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor and Head, Department of English

        M.A., New Mexico State University

Lindsay Mayo-Fincher (2013)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of English

        Ph.D., University of Nebraska

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

Henri Ndaya (2014)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of Mathematics

        M.S., University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Cody Northrup (2013)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of History

        M.Ed., Eastern New Mexico 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

Bruce Patterson (2019)

        (CW4, US Army) Assistant Professor and Head, Department of Music, Bandmaster

        Ed.D., Liberty University

Katrina Peterson (2019)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of English

        Ph.D., Ohio State University

Rhonda Reagor Johnson (1989)(2001)

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

        M.S., University of West Alabama

Staci Saiz (2019)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

        M.S., New Mexico State 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

Susan Scott (2011)

        (Major) Deputy Director Toles Learning Resource Center

        M.S., Kansas State University

Virginia Shutts (2016)

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

        B.A., Virginia Tech

Jasmine Small-Armstrong (2014)

        (Major) School Counselor I, Academic Counselor

        M.S., Kansas State University

Dan Smith (2015)

        (Major) 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

        Ed.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Mark Stone (2018)

        (Captain) Instructor of Mathematics

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

John Surgett (2004)

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

        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

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

Orson Webber-McCollaum (2013)

        (Major) Assistant Professor and Head, Modern Languages

        M.A., Southern Oregon University

Javiya Williams (2019)

        (Captain, US Army) Assistant Professor of Military Science (ROTC)

        B.A., Southern University and A&M College

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

Paul G. Burrow (2005-2020)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor of Mathematics

Clare L. Galloway (2000-2018)

        (Colonel) Professor of Computer Sciences and Mathematics

Jerry A. Garcia (1978-2014)

        (Colonel) Department Chair, Mathematics

Nancy Hein (2002-2019)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

Robert E. Hudgens (2007-2020)

        (Colonel) Professor and Head, Department of Sciences

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

Eva McCollaum (2006-2019)

        (Colonel) Professor of English

J. Michael Patton (2007-2014)

        (Major) Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Steve Thorp (1997-2019)

        (Lieutenant Colonel) Associate Professor and Department Chair, Music

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