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2010-2011 Catalog 
2010-2011 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

University Directory


President – Don Bantz

Academic Dean - Marilyn R. Barry

Dean of Administration & Finance - Deborah Johnston

Dean of Students - Kelly O’Brian Smith

Director of University Advancement – Jayna Combs
Director of Admissions – Jennifer Jensen
Interim Registrar – Donna Dougherty
Director of Student Financial Services – Jo Holland
Director of Information Technology – Michael Baker
Coordinator of Online Learning - Andy Page
Facilities/Property Manager – Kathy Mincks
Director of Business Services – Stephanie Purcell-Reynolds


KAREN BAKER, Instructor in Education; Director, Post-Baccalaureate Programs in Education; B.S., University of Maryland; M.Ed., University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

MARILYN R. BARRY, Professor of English; Academic Dean. B.A., San Diego State College; M.A., Mills College; A.D. University of Oregon.

LINDA BLACK, Associate Professor of Education; Chair, Education Department; B.S., Lewis & Clark College; M.A., Washington State University; Ed.D., University Southern California.

REGINA A. BOISCLAIR, Professor of Religious Studies; Cardinal Newman Chair of Catholic Theology; B.A., Anna Maria College; M.S., Simmons College; M.Div, S.T.M., Yale University; M.A., Providence College; M.A., Ph.D., Temple University.

AMANDA LYNN BOOTH, Assistant Professor of Geology and Earth Sciences; B.S., California Institute of Technology, Pasadena; Ph.D., Stanford University.

JOHN BUTLER, Visiting Assistant Professor of Education; B.S., The University of Michigan; M.S., University of Alaska, Anchorage; Ed.D., The University of Michigan.

LESLIE CORNICK, Associate Professor of Marine Biology and Statistics; B.A., University of California, San Diego; M.A., San Francisco State University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University. (On Sabbatical leave 2010-2011)

KATHLEEN CRONEN, Visiting Instructor of Health Services Administration; B.S., Creighton University; M.S., University of LaVerne.

BEVERLY DENNIS, Assistant Professor of Business Administration; B.A., Alaska Pacific University; MBA, Alaska Pacific University.

ROMAN J. DIAL, Professor of Biology and Mathematics; B.S., M.S., University of Alaska Fairbanks; Ph.D., Stanford University.

DOROTHY SHEPARD DUNNE, Associate Professor of Human Services; Director of Human Services; B.A., M.A., University of Colorado; M.A.T., Alaska Pacific University; Ed.D., Boston University.

CLAUDETTE ENGBLOM-BRADLEY, Associate Professor of Education; B.S., University of Connecticut; M.S., University of Connecticut; Ed.D. Harvard Graduate School of Education.

MEI MEI EVANS, Associate Professor of English; B.A., Hampshire College; M.F.A., Vermont College; Ph.D., University of Washington.

MARK FALLER, Associate Professor of Philosophy; Chair, Liberal Studies Department; B.A. Harvard University; M.A., St John’s College, Annapolis; Ph.D., University of Georgia.

SCOTT FREDRICKSON, Professor of Business Administration and Entrepreneurship; A.A., Fullerton Community College; B.A., California State University Fullerton; M.B.A., Pepperdine University; D.A., University of Northern Colorado.

JASON GECK, Instructor in Environmental Science; B.A., California State University, Sacramento; M.S., Alaska Pacific University.

RENEE GEORG, Assistant Professor of Human Services; B.S., Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania; M.S., Alaska Pacific University.

VIRGINIA G. GOLSAN, Associate Professor of Education; B.S., Trevecca University; M.Ed., University of Alaska Fairbanks; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

CARL M. HILD, Associate Professor of Health Services Administration; Director of the Health Services Administration Programs; B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.S., School of Engineering, University of Alaska Anchorage; Ph.D., Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center, San Francisco.

JEFFREY L. ICKES, Professor of Psychology; Chair, Department of Counseling Psychology and Human Services; B.A., Grove City College; M.Ed., Slippery Rock State University; Ph.D., Kent State University.

MICHAEL KAPLAN, Assistant Professor of Outdoor Studies; B.A., Reed College, Portland; M.A., University of Alaska, Anchorage; Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle.

SCOTT KIEFER, Instructional Technologist; B.A., University of Alaska Fairbanks; M.S. Library & Information, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

KIM S. KJAERSGAARD, Professor of Psychology; Director, Master of Science in Counseling Psychology Program; B.A., M.S., University of Alaska Anchorage; Ph.D., University of Chicago.

MEGAN BOLTWOOD KRUPA, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies and Policy and Planning; B.A., Prescott College; M.S. University of Montana, Missoula; Ph.D., University of Alaska, Fairbanks.

ROBERT A. LANE, Associate Professor of Psychology; B.A., University of Alaska Anchorage; M.S., University of LaVerne; Ph.D., The Union Institute.

EEVA LATOSUO, Assistant Professor of Outdoor Studies; B.S., Western Washington University; M.S., University of Helsinki, Finland.

DALE LEHMAN, Professor of Economics; Director, Executive MBA in Information and Communication Technology Program; Director, MBA Program; B.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook; M.A., Ph. D., University of Rochester.

MICHAEL LOSO, Associate Professor of Earth Sciences; Director, Master of Science in Environmental Science; B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.S., University of Vermont; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz.

CAROLE LUND, Associate Professor in Business Administration; Director, Degree Completion Program; B.A., Alaska Pacific University; M.Ed., University of Alaska Anchorage; Ed.D., National Louis University, Chicago, Illinois.

PEGGY V. MARCINIEC, Associate Professor of Education; B.S., Illinois State University; M.S. Northern Illinois University; Ed.D., Northern Illinois University.

PAMELA A. MASLYK, Assistant Professor of Mathematics; B.A., Slippery Rock University, PA; M.S. University of Alaska Fairbanks.

KAREN A. McCAIN, Assistant Professor of Education; Director, Master of Arts Program; B.S., Towson University; M.A.T., Alaska Pacific University.

ANN McCOY, Assistant Professor of Education; B.A., Humboldt State University; M.A.T., Alaska Pacific University; Ph.D., University of Idaho.

DAVID F. McGIVERN, Associate Professor of Outdoor Studies; Chair, Outdoor Studies Department; B.A., M.A., University of Alaska Anchorage.

GINA MILLER, Instructor of Writing, Director of Writing Program; B.A., Washburn University; M.A., University of Alaska, Anchorage.

STEPHANIE MORGAN, Instructor of Statistics in Business Administration; B.A., University of Alaska Anchorage; M.S., Portland State University.

TOM MORSE, Visiting Instructor in Environmental Science and Math; B.S., University of Alaska Fairbanks; M.S., University of Alaska Fairbanks.

RICHARD L. MYERS, Professor of Environmental Science; B.S., University of Toledo; M.S., University of Alaska Fairbanks; Ph.D., Florida Institute of Technology.

ROSANNE PAGANO, Instructor in Writing; B.A. in English, Albertus Magnus College; M.J. in Journalism, University of California at Berkeley.

TIMOTHY M. RAWSON, Associate Professor of History; B.A., Luther College; M.A., University of Alaska Fairbanks; Ph.D., University of Oregon.

ERIC REDDING, Instructor of Music; B.S., University of Mary, Bismarck; M.M., Central Washington University, Ellensburg.

STEVEN RUBINSTEIN, Assistant Professor of Outdoor Studies; Director, Master of Science in Outdoor and Environmental Education. B.S., Guilford College; M.S., Minnesota State University.

DAVID SCHEEL, Professor of Marine Biology; B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y.; M.S., Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

STEVEN W. SHORE, Assistant Professor of Information Technology; B.M.(Music), State University of New York; M.S., Long Island University.

SHARON SIBBALD, Assistant Professor of Writing; Director, Early Honors Program; B.A., University of Alaska, Fairbanks; M.A., University of California, Berkeley.

ANA SIROVIC, Assistant Professor of Marine Biology; B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

TRACY STEWART, Associate Professor of Leadership and Strategy; Chair, Business Administration; M.S., Pepperdine University; M.A., Ph. D., University of Virginia. (On Sabbatical leave Fall 2009)

ESTHER BETH SULLIVAN, Associate Professor Of Theater; B.A., Rocky Mountain College; M.A., Washington State University; Ph.D., University of Washington.

YASO G. THIRU, Associate Professor of Accounting and Management; Institute of Chartered & Management Accounts, Great Britain; Master of Accountancy, Bowling Green State University; Ed.D., Fielding Graduate Institute. (On Sabbatical Spring 2011)

NORA TOBIN, Instructor of Psychology; B.A., Hamilton College; M.S. in Counseling Psychology, Alaska Pacific University.

STANLEY CARL TOBIN, Associate Professor of Environmental Science; Chair, Environmental Science Dept., B.S., M.S., University of Alaska, Fairbanks; Ph.D., Northern Arizona University.

PAUL F. TWARDOCK, Associate Professor of Outdoor Studies; B.S., Western Illinois College; M.B.A., Alaska Pacific University.

ROBERT T. WILKINSON, Professor of Humanities; B.A., University of Hawaii; M.A., Boston College; Ph.D., Washington State University.

MARY WLADKOWSKI, Instructor in Finance; B.S., Northeastern University, Boston; M.B.A., Argosy University.


RAGHBIR S. BASI, Professor of Management, 1999

JIM BROWN, Professor Environmental Science, 2010

DIANA CALDWELL, Associate Professor of Education, 2005

ROBERT D. CRAIG, Professor of Social Sciences, 1998

ELLEN COLE, Professor Counseling Psychology, 2010

JANE L. EVANSON, Professor of Education, 1995

CHARLES B. FAHL, Professor of Environmental Science, 2003

CHARLES C. FRISBEE, Professor of Education, 1968

ORCUTT W. (JACK) FROST, Professor of Humanities, 1991

JIM MAHAFFEY, Associate Professor, 1992

LUZ RIVAS McDADE, Assistant Professor of Human Services, 1996

LORETTA M. MILLER, Professor of Education, 1968

THEODORE MUNSCH, Professor of Education, 2010

JANET L. PRANGE, Professor of Education, 1993

EDITH M. TAYLOR, Instructor of Management, 1998

JOHN PRICE WOODS, Professor of Physics and Mathematics, 1976


JEANETTE BROOKS, Registrar Emerita, 2006

2010-2011 Board of Trustees


Harry McDonald, Chairman
Trigg Davis, Vice Chairman
Dave Karp, Secretary
Roger Chan, Treasurer

Hugh Ashlock Robert Batch Mary Bettis
Carl Brady, Jr Larry Cash Andrew Eker
John Eng Charlie Fahl Katherine Gottlieb
Robert Gottstein Roberta Graham Patricia Brown Heller
Christopher Hodel Karen Hunt Francis Hurley
Donald Keil, Jr. Sue Linford Bonnie Mehner
Lottie M. Michael Teresa Nelson David O’Connor
Edward Rasmuson William Sheffield Jan Sieberts
George Walton John Niles Wanamaker Eric Wohlforth

Trustees Emeriti

Eunice Beene* Larry Carr Frederick Hood Jr., M.D.
V. Louise Kellogg* Arthur Kelly Frances Mlakar
John Overbey Robert Pease Leah Peterson *
Raymond Peterson John Seawell Barbara Dadd Shaffer
Gordon Wear  Reverend A.C. Wischmeier* John Woods, MD

Honorary Trustees

Robert Atwood* Joe Hays Harusuke Imamura
James Kross    

APU Foundation 2010-2011 Board of Directors Officers

Chris Swalling, Chairman
Larry Carr, Vice Chairman
David McGuire, M.D., Secretary
Jan Sieberts, Treasurer
Bonnie Mehner
Steve O’Hara
Harry McDonald
Eric Wohlforth
Roger Chan

* Deceased