Oct 21, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog v2 
    
2021-2022 Academic Catalog v2

Faculty


A B C D F G H J K L M N O P R S T W Y Z

Listed below are the full-time faculty, emeritus faculty and academic staff of Indiana Tech with the year of initial appointment given in parentheses.

A

Said Abushamleh (2020)

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
B.S., Hashemite University, 2007
M.S., Lund University, 2009
Ph.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2015

Zakariya Al-Hamouz (2019)

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
B.S., Yarmouk University
M.S., Jordan University of Science and Technology
Ph.D., King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

Timothy Allwein (2000)

Associate Professor of Business
B.A., Indiana University, 1979
M.B.A., Indiana University, 1980
Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary, 1986
Certified Human Resource Specialist (CHRS)
Certified Employer Rights & Responsibilities Professional (CERRP)
Certified Workers’ Compensation Professional (CWCP)

Gail Amstutz (2015)

Professor of Practice
B.S., Indiana University, 1993
M.B.A., Taylor University, 2005
Certified Public Accountant

B

Robert Badeau (2018)

Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., Purdue University, 1998
M.S., Wake Forest University, 2004
Ph.D., University of Helsinki, 2009

Kevin Bottomley (2020)

Assistant Professor of Global Leadership
B.S. Guildford College
M.P.A. University of North Carolina - Greensboro
Ph.D. North Carolina A&T State University

Jeffrey Bourgeois (2020)

Assistant Professor of Global Leadership
B.S., Plymouth State University, 1995
M.S.Ed., University of Kansas, 1998
Ph.D., University of San Diego, 2017

Justin Boyce (2010)

Professor of Psychology 
B.S., University of the Virgin Islands, 1994
M.A., University of the Virgin Islands, 1996
Ph.D., West Virginia University, 2000

Lisa Brown (2012)

Associate Professor of Accounting
B.S., University of Phoenix, 2006
M.B.A., University of Phoenix, 2008
Certified Public Accountant

Jonathan Brownlee (2019)

Assistant Professor of English
Co-Director, Writing Center
B.A., Bethel College, 2007
M.A., Indiana University, 2009

Crysta Burke (2020)

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
BS, Purdue University, 1997
MA, University of Saint Francis, 2018

Sridhar Budhi (2021)

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.Sc., University of Madras, 2002
M.Sc., Indian Institute of Technology, 2005
M.S., University of South Dakota, 2010
Ph.D., Colorado School of Mines, 2015

C

Margaret A. Canales (2001)

Associate Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
B.S.M.E., Tri-State University, 1985
M.B.A., Indiana Wesleyan University, 1992
Ph.D., Columbus University, 2001
Certified Instructor by the National Institute of Standards and Technology

D

Carrie Duke (2018)

Assistant Professor of English
B.A., University of Saint Francis, 2000
M.A., Indiana University-Purdue University, 2007
Ph.D., Ball State University, 2017

Michael Dunne-Steece (2018)

Assistant Professor of Human Services and Psychology
B.S., Indiana Institute of Technology, 2014
M.S.Ed., Indiana University, 2017

Steve Dusseau (1996)

Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
B.S., Michigan Technological University, 1989
M.B.A., Northwest Missouri State University, 1993
Ph.D., University of Missouri-Rolla, 1996

Craig Dyer (2006)

Associate Professor of Sports Management
B.S., Indiana State University, 1995
M.B.A., Indiana Tech, 2004
Graduate Certificate, Southern New Hampshire University, 2011

E

Karl W. Einolf (2017)

President
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, 1989
M.S., John Hopkins University, 1994
Ph.D., Lehigh University, 1999

F

Angie Fincannon (2018)

Interim, Dean of College of Business & Director of Ph.D. Program of Global Leadership
B.S., Ball State University, 1983
M.A., Ball State University, 1989
Ed.D., Ball State University, 2004

Norma Friedman (1978)

Professor Emeritus
B.S., University of Massachusetts, 1976
M.Ed., Antioch Graduate Center, 1978
M.A., Columbia University, 1985
Ed.D., Columbia University, 1988

Shane Fudge (2018)

Assistant Professor of Sports Management
B.J & B.A., Carleton University
M.A., University of Ottawa
Ph.D., University of Canberra, Australia

G

Margot Geagon (2020)

Associate Professor of Business
BA, Business Administration, Western New Mexico University, 1999
Master’s Endorsement, Portland State University
MPA, Portland State University, 2002
MBA, Marylhurst University, 2003
Ph.D., Walden University, 2009

Julie Good (2018)

Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., Hanover College, 1988
M.S., Georgia State University, 1991
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2000

Trent Grable (2019)

Assistant Professor of Business
Director of the Center for Creative Collaboration (C3)
B.S., Indiana Wesleyan University, 2011
M.A., University of St. Francis, 2013
DBA Candidate, Grand Canyon University

Anne Gull (2020)

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Professor of Chemistry
B.S. Chemistry, St. Francis College, 1990
Ph.D. Inorganic Chemistry, Purdue University, 1995

H

Jerome Heaven (2005)

Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., University of the West Indies, 1998
M.S., Temple University, 2000

J

Rex W. Joyner (1990)

Professor of Physics
B.S., Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 1980
M.S., University of Notre Dame, 1983
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 1988

K

Crystal Karn

Associate Professor of Marketing and Management
B.A., Purdue University, 2004
M.B.A., Indiana Tech, 2009
Ph.D., Indiana Tech, 2013

Thomas E. Kaplan

Professor of Practice
B.S., Ohio Northern University, 1987
M.B.A., Baldwin Wallace University, 1991
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1997

Udite (Don) Katugampola (2021)

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., University of Colombo, 2002
M.S., Southern Illinois University, 2007
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, 2011

Mohammadreza (Reza) Khani (2018)

Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering
B.S., Islamic Azad University 2003
M.S., California State University, 2015
Ph.D. Candidate Western Michigan University

Lisa Kindred (2012)

Associate Dean for Business
Associate Professor of Business
B.S., Rutgers University, 2000
M.H.R.M, Rutgers University, 2001
Ph.D. Indiana Institute of Technology, 2015
Senior Professional in Human Resources

Stacie Kreinbrink (2018)

Director, Health Information
Professor of Practice of Health Information
A.A.S. Owens Community College, 2005
B.S., University of Toledo, 2007
M.B.A., University of Toledo, 2010
M.Ed., University of Toledo, 2013

L

Melissa Lavin (2019)

Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., University of North Carolina, 1992
M.S., Old Dominion University, 2997

Brian Lewandowski (2008)

Director of Software Engineering
Associate Professor of Software Engineering
B.S., Indiana Tech, 2008
M.B.A., Indiana Tech, 2010

Scott Liebhauser (2018)

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
A.A.S., Community College of the Air Force
B.S., Park University, 2001
M.A., Spring Arbor University, 2008
Ph.D., Regent University, 2017

Dominic Lombardo (2013)

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Pre-Law Programs
B.S., Ball State University, 1980
M.B.A., Indiana Wesleyan University, 1999

Joshua Long (2013)

Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., Wadhams Hall Seminary-College, 2002
M.A., Walsh College, 2004
A.A., Christendom College, 2005
Ph.D., Capella University, 2007
M.B.A., Indiana Tech, 2015

Staci Lugar Brettin (2012)

Associate Professor Marketing and Management
B.A., Ball State University, 1995
M.B.A., Bethel College, 2003
D.B.A., Anderson University, 2011

M

Steve M. Malloris (2002)

Associate Professor of English, Humanities, and Communication
Director, Indiana Tech Honors Program
B.A., Indiana University, 1976
M.L.S., Indiana University, 1999
M.A., Butler University, 2008
M.A., California State University at Dominguez Hill, 2016

Martin Mansfield (1984)

Professor Emeritus
B.S., University of Iowa, 1982
M.S., Ball State University, 1992

Stephanos Mavromoustakos (2019)

B.S., Nova Southeastern University, 1994
M.S., Nova Southeastern University, 1994
MIBA, Nova Southeastern University, 2000
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2000
Ph.D., University of Cyprus, 2006

Susan McGrade (2002)

Professor of English and Humanities
B.A., Earlham College, 1996
M.A., Indiana University, 2002
Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2012

Naga Musunuri (2018)

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
B.S., Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, 2009
M.S., New Jersey Institute of Technology, 2010
Ph.D., New Jersey institute of Technology, 2017

N

Anna Nagle (2018)

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
B.S., Biomedical Engineering, 2005
Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, 2015

O

Maximo Ortega (2006)

Associate Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
B.S., Chihuahua Institute of Technology, 1982
M.S., Research and Advanced Studies Center, 1990
M.S., Juarez institute of Technology, Mexico, 1995
Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, 2001

P

Katie Parrish (2016)

          Director of B.S. in Education
           B.S., Ohio State University, 2006
           M.A., Bowling Green State University, 2012

Jack Phlipot (2005)

Coordinator of Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor Biomedical Engineering
B.S., Bowling Green State University, 1986
M.B.A., Indiana Tech, 2004

R

Cortney Robbins (2007)

Professor of English and Humanities
B.A. Ball State University, 2004
M.A. Ball State University, 2007
Ph.D. Ball State University, 2019

Beth A. Robinson (2002)

Associate Professor of Recreation Therapy
B.S., Northwest Missouri State University, 1992
M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2000

Carrie Rodesiler (2018)

Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Michigan State University, 2004
M.A., Michigan State University, 2008

David Rumsey (2011)

Associate Dean, School of Computer Science
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
B.S., Purdue University, 1999
M.S., Purdue University, 2001
Ph.D., Bowling Green University, 2012

S

Carole Sanders (2018)

Professor of Practice of Health Information 
B.S., Loma Linda University, 2005
M.A., The College of St. Scholastica. 2007
Certificate, Medical Assistant, Clinical, 1975
Certificate, Medical Transcriber, 1978
Certificate, Medical Insurance Clerk, 1978
Certificate, Career Information Management, 2004
Certificate, Medical Quality Review Assistant, 2003
Certificate, Health Information Coding, 2003
Certificate, Medical Insurance Billing, 2003

Robert Savage (1975)

Professor Emeritus
B.A., Grinnell College, 1964
M.A., University of Iowa, 1966
Ph.D., Ohio University, 1976

James Schaffer (1997)

Professor of Business Administration
B.A., Oral Roberts University, 1997
M.S., Oklahoma State University, 1981
Ph.D., Indiana University, 2000

Ying Shang (2021)

Dean, College of Engineering and School of Computer Sciences
B.S., Shandong University, 1998
M.S., University of Notre Dame, 2003
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2006

Amy L. Shank (2017)

Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Illinois at Champaign - Urbana, 1993
M.S., Purdue University, 1995

Brad Shank (2002)

Associate Professor of Computer-Aided Design
B.S., Purdue University, 1990
M.A., Ball State University, 1995

Terri Shaw (2013)

Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., Purdue University, 2004
M.S.Ed., Indiana University, 2008
Ph.D., Indiana Institute of Technology, 2020

Courtney Shull (2015)

Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.S., Defiance College, 2005
M.A., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2005

Alexander Sinelnikov (2020)

Assistant Professor of Biology
M.S., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1994
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2000

Arthur E. Snyder (2003)

President Emeritus

Donald Stafford (2016)

          Assistant Professor of Information Technology
          B.S., Ball State University, 1991
          M.S., Western Governor’s University, 2015
          Certified Netware Engineer
          Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
          Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
          Certified Netware Administrator

Yun Su (2016)

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
A.S., Harold Washington College, 2007
B.S., University of Illinois, 2009
M.A., University of Wisconsin, 2011
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 2016       

T

Shada Tabatabai (2021)

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.S., Al-Nahrain University, 1998
M.S., Al-Nahrain University, 2001
Ph.D. Candidate, Western Michigan University

Darryl Togashi (2019)

Assistant Professor, Director of Cybersecurity Program
B.S., Purdue University, 1994
M.B.A., Indiana Institute of Technology, 2007

Mauricio Torres (2020)

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
B.B.A., City University of Sao Caetano do Sul, 1984
B.S., Braz Cubas University, 1990
M.S., Florida International University, 2006
Ph.D., Florida International University, 2011

Thomas Tran (2018)

Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Energy Engineering
B.S., Cal Poly Pomona, 2014
M.S., University of Utah, 2017
Ph.D., University of Utah, 2018

Tommy Tran (2015)

Lecturer of Business
A.S., Michiana College
B.S., Indiana Institute of Technology, 2007
M.S.M., Indiana Institute of Technology, 2009                                                                                                                                            
M.B.A., Indiana Institute of Technology, 2010

V

Linda Valley (2016)

Assistant Professor of English
Co-Director, Writing Center
B.S., Indiana University, 2001
M.A., Ball State University, 2011

W

Jeffrey L. Walls (1989)

Professor of Business Administration
B.S., Indiana University, 1980
M.B.A., St. Francis College, 1986
Ed.D., Ball State University, 1998
Senior Professional in Human Resources

Kathleen Watland (2017)

          Vice President for Academic Affairs
          B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign, 1983
          M.S., Purdue University, 1993
          Ed.D, Loyola University - Chicago, 2002

Craig Welch (2015)

           Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
           B.S., University of Wisconsin, 1984
           M.S., University of Wisconsin, 1986

Kelly Williams (2021)

Professor of Practice of Health Information
A.A.S. Idaho State University, 2001
B.A.T., Idaho State University, 2001
M.B.A., DeVry University, 2004

Alicia Wireman (2015)

Assistant Professor of Communication
B.A., Grand Valley State University, 2009
M.A., Purdue University, 2011
Ph.D., Indiana Institute of Technology, 2017