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  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2014-2015 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: Rebecca T. Shortridge, 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 Special and Early Education
Allied Health and Communicative Disorders: Sherrill Morris, Ph.D., chair of school
Anthropology: Kendall Thu, 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
Applied Radio Frequency (RF): See Electrical Engineering
Art: Kurt Schultz, 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 Special and Early Education
Business Administration: Ann Carrel, Ed.D., assistant dean, M.B.A. program
Chemistry: Petr Vanysek, 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: Suzanne Degges-White, Ph.D., chair of department
Criminology: See Sociology
Curriculum and Instruction: See Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations; and Literacy and Elementary Education
Curriculum Leadership: See Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations
Design and Technology: See Theatre Arts
Directing: See Theatre Arts
Early Childhood Education: See Special and Early Education
Early Childhood Special Education: See Special and Early Education
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: Wei-Chen Hung, Ph.D, chair of department
Electrical Engineering: Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, Ph.D., chair of department
Elementary Education: See Literacy and Elementary Education
Engineering Management: Purushothaman Damodaran, Ph.D., chair of Industrial and Systems Engineering
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: Thomas Pavkov, Ph.D., chair of school
Finance: Dennis L. Dean, M.B.A., interim chair of department
Fiscal Administration: See Public Administration
Foreign Languages: Katharina Barbe, chair of department
Foundations of Education: See Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations
French: Frances Jaeger, 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: Purushothaman Damodaran, Ph.D., chair of department
Industrial Management: See Technology
Instructional Technology: See Educational Technology, Research and Assessment
Kinesiology and Physical Education: Paul Carpenter, Ph.D., departmental director of graduate studies
Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations: Patrick Roberts, Ph.D., chair of department
Learning Behavior Specialist I: See Special and Early Education
Literacy and Elementary Education: Jennifer Berne, 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: Zhuan Ye, Ph.D., departmental director of graduate studies
Mechanical Engineering: Abhijit Gupta, Ph.D., departmental director of graduate studies
Music: Janet Hathaway, Ph.D., graduate coordinator of school
Nursing: See Nursing and Health Studies
Nursing and Health Studies: Jan Strom, Ph.D., chair of school
Nutrition and Dietetics: See Family, Consumer, and Nutrition Sciences
Operations Management and Information Systems: Chang Liu, D.B.A., chair of department
Orientation and Mobility: See Special and Early Education
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: Dhiman Chakraborty, Ph.D., departmental director of graduate studies
Political Science: Scot Schraufnagel, Ph.D., departmental director of graduate studies
Psychology: James Corwin, Ph.D., departmental director of graduate studies
Public Administration: Kurt M. Thurmaier, Ph.D., chair of department
Public Health: See Nursing and Health Studies
Rehabilitation Counseling: See Allied Health and Communicative Disorders
School Business Management: See Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations
Science, Social Studies and Environmental Integration: See Literacy and Elementary Education
Secondary Education: See Leadership, Educatoinal Psychology and Foundations
Sociology: Kirk Miller, Ph.D., chair of department
Spanish: Frances Jaeger, Ph.D., departmental coordinator of specialization
Special Education: See Special and Early Education
Speech-Language Pathology: See Allied Health and Communicative Disorders
Sport Management: Rodney Caughron, Ph.D., program coordinator
Statistics: director of division
Strategic Public Management and Leadership: See Public Administration
Taxation: Katrina L. Mantzke, Ph.D., departmental program director for M.S.T.
Technology: Clifford Mirman, Ph.D., chair of department
Theatre Arts: Terry McClellan, M.F.A., graduate coordinator of school
Urban Management: See Public Administration
Visual Impairments: See Special and Early Education

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 Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations
Applied Mechanics: Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Applied Statistics: Director, Division of Statistics
Assistive Technology Specialist: Chair, Department of Special and Early Education
Behavior Specialist: Chair, Department of Special and Early Education
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
Business Analytics Using SAP Software: Chair, Department of Operations Management and Information Systems
Career Development: Chair, Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education
CAD/CAM, Simulation and Fabrication: Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Curriculum Adaptations Specialist: Chair, Department of Special and Early Education
Design of Thermal-Fliuid 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
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
Entrepreneurship: Office of M.B.A. Programs
Environmental Education: Chair, Department of Teaching and Learning
Environmental Health and Safety: Chair, Departmentof Technology
Facilities Management: Chair, Department of Technology
Family Nurse Practitioner: Chair, School of Nursing and Health Studies
Finance: Office of M.B.A. Programs
Foreign Language Instructional Technology: Chair, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Foundation of Accountancy: Chair, Department of Accountancy
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 and Systems Engineering
Latin American Studies: Director, Center for Latino and Latin American Studies
Lean Six Sigma: Chair, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies: Coordinator, Kristen Myers (Women’s Studies Program and Department of Sociology)
Logistics: Chair, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
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 Special and Early Education
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: Chair, Department of Public Administration
Quality Control of Manufacturing Processes: Chair, Department of Industrial and Systems 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 Marketing: Chair, Department of Marketing
Systems Management: Chair, Department of Technology
Teaching English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education: Chair, Department of Literacy and Elementary Education
Technical Logistics: Chair, Department of Technology
Technical Writing: Director of Graduate Studies, Department of English
Thermal, Fluid, and Energy Systems, Chair, Departmetn of Mechanical Engineering
Traffic Safety Education: Chair, Department of Technology
Vibration, Robots, and Control Systems: Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
VLSI Design: Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering
Women’s Studies: Director, Women’s Studies Program

 

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