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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
2010-2011 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Directory for Correspondence


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Inquiries concerning the graduate degree programs, specializations, concentrations, and certificates of graduate study shown on the previous pages should be addressed according to the following lists, using the name of the individual and the individual’s department, school, or center at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115. Prospective students seeking information on assistantships and fellowships should also direct their inquiries to the persons whose names appear below or to other offices that appoint graduate assistants.


Graduate Degree Programs, Specializations, and Departments

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Accountancy: John R. Simon, C.P.A., Ph.D., departmental program director for M.A.S.
Acting: See Theatre Arts
Adapted Physical Eduction: See Kinesiology and Physical Education
Adult and Higher Education: See Counseling, Adult and Higher Education
Advanced Special Education Practices: See Teaching and Learning
Allied Health and Communicative Disorders: Sue E. Ouellette, Ph.D., chair of school
Anthropology: Judy Ledgerwood, Ph.D., chair of department
Apparel Studies: See Family, Consumer, and Nutrition Sciences
Applied Family and Child Studies: See Family, Consumer, and Nutrition Sciences
Applied Probability and Statistics: See Statistics
Art: Yale Factor, M.F.A., graduate coordinator of school
Audiology: See Allied Health and Communicative Disorders
Bioinformatics: See Biological Sciences.
Biological Sciences: Thomas L. Sims, Ph.D., departmental director of graduate studies
Blind Rehabilitation: See Teaching and Learning
Business Administration: Paul R. Prabhaker, Ph.D., associate dean for graduate academic affairs
Chemistry: Lee Sunderlin, Ph.D., departmental director of graduate studies
Communication Studies: Kathleen Valde, Ph.D., departmental director of graduate studies
Comparative and Developmental Administration: See Public Administration
Computational Mathematics: See Mathematical Sciences
Computer Science: Robert Zerwekh, Ph.D., departmental director of graduate studies
Counseling: See Counseling, Adult and Higher Education
Counseling, Adult and Higher Education: Gene Roth, Ed.D., interim chair of department
Criminology: See Sociology
Curriculum and Instruction: See Teaching and Learning
Curriculum Leadership: See Teaching and Learning
Design and Technology: See Theatre Arts
Directing: See Theatre Arts
Early Childhood Education: See Teaching and Learning
Early Childhood Special Education: See Teaching and Learning
Economics: Virginia Wilcox-Gök, Ph.D., departmental director of graduate studies
Educational Administration: See Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations
Educational Psychology: See Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations
Educational Research and Evaluation: See Educational Technology, Research and Assessment
Educational Technology, Research and Assessment: Lara Luetkehans, Ph.D., acting chair of department
Electrical Engineering: Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, Ph.D., acting chair of department
Elementary Education: See Teaching and Learning
English: Betty Birner, Ph.D., departmental director of graduate studies
Exercise Physiology/Fitness Leadership: See Kinesiology and Physical Education
Family and Consumer Sciences Education: See Family, Consumer, and Nutrition Sciences
Family, Consumer, and Nutrition Sciences: Laura S. Smart, Ph.D., chair of school
Finance: Marc W. Simpson, Ph.D., chair of department
Fiscal Administration: See Public Administration
Foreign Languages: Anne L. Birberick, chair of department
Foundations of Education: See Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations
French: Christopher Nissen, Ph.D., departmental coordinator of specialization
Geography: Michael Konen, Ph.D., departmental coordinator of graduate studies
Geology: Mark P. Fischer, Ph.D., departmental coordinator of graduate studies
Health Promotion: See Nursing and Health Studies
Health Services Management: See Nursing and Health Studies
History: Anne Hanley, Ph.D., departmental director of graduate studies
Human Anatomical Sciences: Christopher J. Hubbard, Ph.D., Department of Biological Sciences
Human Services Administration: See Public Administration
Industrial and Systems Engineering: Omar Ghrayeb, Ph.D., chair of department
Industrial Management: See Technology
Instructional Technology: See Educational Technology, Research and Assessment
Kinesiology and Physical Education: Laurice Zittel, Ph.D., departmental director of graduate studies
Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations: Carles L. Howell, Ph.D., chair of department
Learning Behavior Specialist I: See Teaching and Learning
Literacy Education: Norman A. Stahl, Ph.D., chair of department
Management: Sarah J. Marsh, Ph.D., chair of department
Management Information Systems: See Operations Management and Information Systems
Marketing: Geoffrey L. Gordon, Ph.D., chair of department
Marriage and Family Therapy: See Family, Consumer, and Nutrition Sciences
Mathematical Sciences: Bernard J. Harris, Ph.D., departmental director of graduate studies
Mechanical Engineering: Abhijit Gupta, Ph.D., departmental director of graduate studies
Music: Tim Blickhan, D.M.A., graduate coordinator of school
Nursing: See Nursing and Health Studies
Nursing and Health Studies: Brigid Lusk, Ph.D., chair of school
Nutrition and Dietetics: See Family, Consumer, and Nutrition Sciences
Operations Management and Information Systems: Chang Liu, D.B.A., interim chair of department
Orientation and Mobility: See Teaching and Learning
Pedagogy and Curriculum Development in Physical Education: See Kinesiology and Physical Education
Performer’s Certificate: See Music
Philosophy: departmental graduate adviser
Physical Education: See Kinesiology and Physical Education
Physical Therapy: See Allied Health and Communicative Disorders
Physics: Suzanne Willis, Ph.D., departmental director of graduate studies
Political Science: Barbara Burrell, Ph.D., departmental director of graduate studies
Psychology: James Corwin, Ph.D., departmental director of graduate studies
Public Administration: Kurt M. Thurmaier, Ph.D., director of division
Public Health: See Nursing and Health Studies
Public Management and Leadership: See Public Administration
Rehabilitation Counseling: See Allied Health and Communicative Disorders
School Business Management: See Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations
Secondary Education: See Teaching and Learning
Sociology: Bill Minor, Ph.D., chair of department
Spanish: Eloy Merino, Ph.D., departmental coordinator of specialization
Special Education: See Teaching and Learning
Speech-Language Pathology: See Allied Health and Communicative Disorders
Sport Management: Rodney Caughron, Ph.D., program coordinator
Statistics: director of division
Taxation: Katrina L. Mantzke, Ph.D., departmental program director for M.S.T.
Teaching and Learning: Paul Kelter, Ph.D., chair of department
Technology: Clifford Mirman, Ph.D., chair of department
Theatre Arts: Terry McClellan, M.F.A., director of school
Urban Management: See Public Administration
Visual Impairments: See Teaching and Learning

Graduate Concentrations and Certificates of Graduate Study

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Adapted Physical Education: Chair, Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education
Advanced Quantitative Methodology in Education: Chair, Department of Educational Technology, Research and Assessment
Advanced Teaching Practices: Chair, Department of Teaching and Learning
Applied Mechanics: Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Applied Statistics: Director, Division of Statistics
Assistive Technology Specialist: Chair, Department of Teaching and Learning
Behavior Specialist: Chair, Department of Teaching and Learning
Biochemistry: Director, Center for Biochemical and Biophysical Studies
Bioinformatics: Mitrick A. Johns, Ph.D., Department of Biological Sciences
Biophysics: Director, Center for Biochemical and Biophysical Sciences
Career Development: Chair, Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education
Computer-Aided Design and Computer-Aided Manufacturing: Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Curriculum Adaptations Specialist: Chair, Department of Teaching and Learning
Design of Thermal Systems: Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Digital Image Processing: Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering
Digital Signal Processing: Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering
Digital Systems: Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering
Earth Science Education: Teacher Certification Coordinator, Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences
Eating Disorders and Obesity: Chair, School of Family, Consumer, and Nutrition Sciences
Elementary Mathematics Teaching: Chair, Department of Mathematical Sciences
English Education: Director of Graduate Studies, Department of English
Environmental Education: Chair, Department of Teaching and Learning
Family Nurse Practitioner: Chair, School of Nursing and Health Studies
Foreign Language Instructional Technology: Chair, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Foundations of Education: Chair, Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations
Geographic Information Analysis: Chair, Department of Geography
German Language, Literature, and Culture: Chair, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Gerontology: Director, Gerontology Program, College of Health and Human Sciences
Health Education: Chair, School of Nursing and Health Studies
Higher Education: Chair, Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education
Historical Administration: Director of Graduate Studies, Department of History
Homeland Security: See Inter-College Interdisciplinary Certificates
Industrial Control: Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering
Industrial Project Management: Chair, Department of Technology
Industrial Workplace Design Systems: Chair, Department of Technology
Integrated Manufacturing Systems: Chair, Department of Industrial Engineering
Latin American Studies: Director, Center for Latino and Latin American Studies
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies: Coordinator, Diana Swanson (Women’s Studies Program and Department of English) and Sally Conklin (Public Health and Health Education)
Management Information Systems: Chair, Department of Operations Management and Information Systems
Managerial Leadership: Office of M.B.A. Programs
Multiple Disabilities Specialist: Chair, Department of Teaching and Learning
Museum Studies: Director, School of Art
Nursing Education: Chair, School of Nursing and Health Studies
Problem-Based Learning in Educational Psychology: Chair, Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations
Public Health: Chair, School of Nursing and Health Studies
Public Management: Director, Division of Public Administration
Quality Control of Manufacturing Processes: Chair, Department of Industrial Engineering
Semiconductor Devices: Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering
Semiconductor Fabrication: Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering
Southeast Asian Studies: Director, Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture: Chair, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Strategic Industrial Management: Chair, Department of Technology
Teaching English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education: Chair, Department of Literacy Education
Technical Writing: Director of Graduate Studies, Department of English
Technology of Quality: Chair, Department of Technology
Traffic Safety Education: Chair, Department of Technology
Vibration and Control System Design: Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
VLSI Design: Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering
Women’s Studies: Director, Women’s Studies Program

 

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