May 18, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]



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


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)

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

David A. Aschliman (2002)

Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Sciences
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
B.S.M.E., Purdue University, 1976
M.S.M.E., Purdue University, 1987


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 Bottomly (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 Rhetoric Composition
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


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

Kayla Crecelius (2014)

Assistant Professor of Fashion Marketing and Management
B.S., Ball State University, 2007
M.S., Ball State University, 2013


Carrie Duke (2018)

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

Michael Dunne-Steece (2018)

Assistant Professor of Human Services
B.S., Indiana Institute of Technology
M.S.Ed., Indiana University

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


Karl W. Einolf (2017)

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


Angie Fincannon (2018)

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

Robert J. Fontaine (2000)

Associate Professor of Information Systems
B.S.E.E., Union College, 1987
M.B.A., Indiana Tech, 2002

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.A., Carleton University
M.A., University of Ottawa
Ph.D., University of Canberra, Australia


Margot Geagon (2020)

Associate Professor of Business
BA, Business Administration, Wester New Mexico University, 1999
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

Anne Gull (2020)

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


Sherrill L. Hamman (1985)

Associate Professor of Business Administration
B.S., Ball State University, 1976
M.S.Ed., Indiana University, 1996

Jerome Heaven (2005)

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


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


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

Vice President for Academic Affairs
B.S., Ohio Northern University, 1987
M.B.A., Baldwin Wallace University, 1991
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1997

Mohammadreza (Reza) Khani (2018)

Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering
B.S., Electrical Engineering, 2003
M.S., Electrical Engineering, 2015
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2018

Lisa Kindred (2012)

Associate Dean for Business
Associate Professor of Business
B.S., Rutgers University, 2000
M.H.R.M, Rutgers University, 2001
Senior Professional in Human Resources

Stacie Kreinbrink (2018)

Associate Professor of Health Information Management
M.Ed., University of Toledo


Melissa Lavin (2019)

Visiting Instructor 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
B.S., Park University, 2001
M.A., Spring Arbor University, 2008
Ph.D., Regent University, 2017

Dominic Lombardo (2013)

Director, Center for Criminal Justice
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


Steve M. Malloris (2002)

Associate Professor of English
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

Julie Mansfield (2002)

Associate Professor of Computer Sciences
B.S., Indiana Tech, 1993
M.B.A., Indiana Tech, 2004
CCNA, Cisco Certified Networking Associate
CCAI, Cisco Certified Academy Instructor

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

Asaduzzaman Mohammad (2020)

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
B.Sc., Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
M.Sc., Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Ph.D., Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

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


Anna Nagle (2018)

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


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


Katie Parrish (2016)

           Assistant Professor of Special 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


Cortney Robbins (2007)

Associate Professor of English
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


Carole Sanders (2018)

Associate Professor of Health Information Management
B.S., Loma Linda University
M.A., The College of St. Scholastica
Certificate, Health Care Informatics
Certificate, Cancer Information Management

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 University, 1981
Ph.D., Indiana University, 2000

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
Assistant 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

Kim Spielman (2009)

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
B.S., Indiana University, 1982
M.P.A., Indiana University, 1984
J.D., Ohio Northern University, Pettit College of Law, 1986

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       


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
B.S., Indiana Institute of Technology, 2007
M.S.M., Indiana Institute of Technology, 2009                                                                                                                                            
M.B.A., Indiana Institute of Technology, 2010


Linda Valley (2016)

Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition
Director, Writing Center
B.S., Indiana University, 2001
M.A., Ball State University, 2011


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

Joseph Warning (2016)

Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
B.S., Illinois State University, 2007
M.S., Illinois State University, 2011
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2019

Kathleen Watland (2017)

          Dean, College of Business, Associate Professor
          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

Bonnie Wilkins (2013)

Associate Professor of Health Information Technology
Director, Health Information Technology
B.S., City University of Seattle, 1984
M.S., College of St. Scholastica, 2012
Registered Health Information Administrator

Alicia Wireman (2015)

Assistant Professor of Communication
Instructor for the Intensive English Program
B.A., Grand Valley State University, 2009
M.A., Purdue University, 2011
Ph.D., Indiana Institute of Technology, 2017

Dale Wright (2013)

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Cedarville College, Cedarville, OH, 1976
M.S., Grace Seminary, Winona Lake, IN, 1983