Faculty

BACHMEIER, Randy (2017)
Assistant Professor, Community Leadership
Ed. Ph.D., Regent University, 2009; M.S. Ed., Montana State University-Northern, 2004; B.A., Montana State University-Northern, 1993

BALEMBA, Samantha (2016)
Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice
Doctorate of Philosophy, Simon Fraser University, 2014; Master of Arts, Criminology, 2010

BIEGER, Jack (2016)
Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice
Doctorate Organizational Leadership, University of Phoenix 2010; M.S., University of Phoenix 2010; B.S., University of Phoenix, 2008

BOYSUN, Wane (1997)
Professor, Automotive Technology and Agricultural Mechanics
B.S., M.Ed., Montana State University-Northern, 1996, 1999

BRAITHWAITE, Virginia (2011)
Director of Field and Clinical Experiences and Instructor, Education
B.A., St. Thomas Aquinas College, 1973; M.Ed., University of West Alabama, 1986  

CARLSON, Kevin S. (1986)
Professor, Business
B.T., Northern Montana College, 1983; M.B.A., University of Montana, 1986

CLOUSE, Gregory S. (1987)
Professor, Diesel Technology
B.T., M.Ed., Northern Montana College, 1984, 1989

CLOUSE, Vickie (2002)
Assistant Professor, Biology and Earth Science
B.S., M.Ed., Northern Montana College, 1989; Montana State University-Northern, 2001

DANLEY, William H. (1973)   
Associate Professor, Agricultural Technology
B.S., M.S., New Mexico State University, 1971, 1973

DON, Steven (2003)
Chair College of Technical Sciences
Assistant Professor, Automotive and Diesel Technology

A.S., Montana State University-Northern, 1994; B.C., University of Canterbury, 1984; M.Ed., Montana State University-Billings, 2008

DUKE, Jamie (2016)
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., Nursing, Walden University, 2013;  M.S., Walden University, 2016

FOLEY, John (2001)   
Assistant Professor, Counselor Education
B.S., M.A., Central Missouri State, 1972, 1973; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Dakota, 1984, 1986

GUYANT, Valerie (2016)
Associate Professor, English
B.S., Dual Degree, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, 1992; M.S, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2002; Doctorate,  Northern Illinois University, 2011

HART, Peter (2013)
Associate Professor, Health Promotion
B.S., Georgia College, 1994; M.A., Furman University, 1996; Ph.D., Middle Tennessee State University, 2012

HESSKE, Steve D. (1994)
Professor, English
B.S., Ohio University, 1971; M.A., Ph.D, Bowling Green State University, 1981, 1992

HILDEBRAND, Terri (2014)
Associate Professor of Biology,
B.S. Biology/Math, Black Hills State University, 1991; Ph.D. Botany, University of Kansas, 2005

HOWLAND, James C. (1990)
Professor, Computer Information Systems
B.S., Oregon State University, 1986; M.I.S., City University, 1992

HUSE, Shawn (2002)
Head Men’s Basketball Coach
Assistant Professor, Education

B.S., Montana Tech of the University of Montana, 1995; B.A., University of Montana, 1997; M.A., University of Nebraska-Kearney, 2002

KEGEL, Gregory D. (1982)
Chancellor
Professor, Design Drafting and Manufacturing Technology

B.S., Northern Montana College, 1976; M.S., Central Washington University, 1987

KIRKPATRICK, James (2010)
Instructor of Electrical Technology
Inside Wireman, North Dakota State School Of Science, 1996

LOCKWOOD, Stephen P. (1988)
Professor, English
B.A., San Jose University, 1970; Ph.D., Indiana University, 1985

MACK, Charlie (2017)
Assistant Professor, College of Technical Science
A.A.S., Montana State University Northern, 2014; B.S., Montana State University Northern, 2014

MAGELSSEN, Trygve (2006)
Associate Professor, Electrical Technology
B.S., Montana State University-Northern, 2002; M.S., University of North Dakota, 2004

MATSON, Brandon (2016)
Assistant Professor, Diesel Technology
National Academy of Railroad Science (NARS), 2007;  B.S., Montana State University-Northern, 2004

MCCLENDON, Marvin (2017)
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
B.S., Rice University, 1978; M.A. Princeton University, 1980; Ph.D., Princeton University, 1988

MCKENZIE-JONES, Paul (2016)
Assistant Professor, Native American Studies
M.S. University of Oklahoma, 2006; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 2012

MEYER, Joshua (2013)
Assistant Professor, Automotive/Diesel Technology
A.S., Waubonsee Community College, 2004; B.S., Southern Illinois University, 2006

MOUAT, Chris (2005)
Head Women’s Basketball Coach
B.Ed., University of Montana-Missoula, 1993; M.Ed., Montana State University-Northern, 2016

OBERQUELL, Christian (2001)
Head Athletic Trainer/Athletic Director
Instructor, Education
B.S.
, University of Mary, 1994; NATA Certified, 1995; M.S., California University of Pennsylvania, 2010

OBUNAGA, Roselidah (2017)
Head Women's Volleyball Coach
M.A., University of Evansville, 2011; B.S., Columbia College, 2006; A.S., Missouri University-West Plains, 2004

ODEGARD, Maureen (2015)
Assistant Professor, Education
B.S., Montana State University Bozeman, 1994; M.S., Montana State University Billings, 2001

OPHUS, Byron (2002)  
Assistant Professor, Business
B.T., Northern Montana College, 1983; MBA, University of Montana, 2005

OZBURN, Cristy (2013)
Assistant Professor, Arts and Science
M.S., Boston University, 2009; B., University of North Florida, 2002; Ph.D., University of the Rockies, 2017

PEASE, Norton (2002)
Chair, College of Education, Arts and Sciences, And Nursing
Associate Professor, Graphic Design

B.F.A., Iowa State University, 1995; M.F.A., Washington University, St. Louis, 1999

POLLINGTON, Charles (2004)
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
B.S., Northern Montana College, 1990; M.S. Montana State University, 1993

REIFSCHNEIDER, Carol (1995)
Interim Dean, College of Education, Arts & Sciences and Nursing,
Professor, Water Quality Technology: Environmental Health

B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1977, 1982, 1993

RESURRECCION, Eleazer (2014)
Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Technology
B.S. University of the Philippines, Los Banos, 1999; M.S., Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2010, 2013

RIDENOUR, Rodney (2012)
Assistant Professor of Business
BA, Luther College, 1975; MPAc, Montana State University-Bozeman, 1996

RIGGIN, Aaron (2015)
Assistant Professor, Design Drafting

RUBY, Kevin (2014)
Assistant Professor Automotive/Diesel Technology
A.A.S., Montana State University Northern, 2003; B.S., Montana State University-Northern, 2003

SCHLOTFELDT, Lorren (2007)   
Instructor of Plumbing Technology
B.S., Northern Montana College, 1978

SEIFFERT, Mark A. (1994)
Professor, Speech Communication
B.A., Montana State University, 1984; M.A., Texas Tech University, 1985; Ed.D., West Virginia University, 1990

SELLERS, Darlene (1998)
Professor, Education
B.S., University of Wyoming, 1988; M.Ed., University of Southern Mississippi, 1990; Ph.D., University of Wyoming, 1995

SIEMENS, Jeremy (2005)
Assistant Professor, Automotive Technology
B.S., Montana State University-Bozeman, 1994

SMEBY, Curtis (1998)
Professor, Curriculum and Instruction
B.A., Acadia University, 1980; M.S., University of Oregon, 1981; Ed. Specialist University of Southern Mississippi, 1990; Ph.D, University of Wyoming, 1996; B.S., Northern Montana College, 1990; M.S. Montana State University, 1993

SMILEY, Frederick (2008)
Associate Professor of Education
B.A., California State University-Chico, 1966; M.A., Chapman College, 1982; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University, 1992

SNIDER, John M. (1989)
Professor, English
B.A., Dickinson College, 1972; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1974, 1983

SOISETH, Joel K. (1988)
Professor, Art
B.A., B.F.A., M.F.A., University of North Dakota, 1970, 1980, 1983

SPANGLER, Chad (2014)
Assistant Professor of Health Promotion
B.S., Montana State University- Northern, 1995; M.S., University of Montana, 2002; Ph. D., Walden University, 2012

STRIZICH, Lawrence J. (1988)
Dean, College of Technical Sciences, Professor, Electronics Engineering Technology
B.S.E.E., University of Colorado, 1974; M.E., University of Idaho, 1996; PE-Licensed Engineer Ed. D Montana State University, 2011

TERRY, Charles (2016)
Instructor of Welding

THIVIERGE, Tyson (2008)
Head Wrestling Coach, Instructor
B.S., Montana State University Northern, 2003

TODD, Joseph (2014)
Assistant Professor in Teacher Education
B.S., Metropolitan State College, 2007; MBA, Colorado Technical University, 2009; Ed. PhD. Montclair State University, 2015

UDAYKUMAR, Kasthuri (2016)
Assistant Professor, Nursing
M.S., Nursing, Valparaiso University, 2015; B.S., Nursing, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, 2008

UNDERWOOD, Jamie (2005)
Assistant Professor, History
B.A., West Georgia College, 1990; B.A., M.A., Valdosta State College, 1991; 1992

VERPLOEGEN, Mary (2000)
Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems
B.S.Ed., Northern Montana College, 1987; M.S., Oregon State University, 1988

WELCH, Thomas M.  (1981)
Professor, Agricultural Technology
B.S., South Dakota State University, 1979; M.S., Montana State University, 1984

WILKE, Lanny (1996)
Associate Professor, Business
A.A., Pensacola Junior College, 1981; B.A., B.S., M.Ed., Montana State University-Northern, 1995, 1996, 1998

WILLIAMS, Arlys (2005)
Chair Nursing, Associate Professor, Nursing
B.S.N., Valparaiso University, 1974 M.S., University of Colorado, 2005, A.P.R.N., P.N.P., B.C.

ZUCK, Barbara (2008)
Associate Professor, Business
B.A., Luther College; M.P.A., Portland State University; Ed.D., Montana State University-Bozeman. 2007