Faculty

This listing includes all faculty (professors, instructors, adjuncts, lecturers, etc.) that teach in program specific courses within the major. This does not necessarily include those who teach general education classes.

Yen-Ling Chang
Yen-Ling Chang
Yen-Ling Chang

Position: Assistant Professor

Department: College of Business and Information Systems

Timothy Fiegen
Timothy Fiegen
Timothy Fiegen

Position: Associate Professor

Department: College of Education

Derek Franken
Derek Franken
Derek Franken

Position: Instructor

Department: College of Business and Information Systems

Mark Geary
Mark Geary
Mark Geary

Position: Associate Professor

Department: College of Education

Education:
Ed.D. Instructional Technology, University of Central Florida
M.A. Education, University of Central Florida
B.A., University of Central Florida

Mark has over 30 hrs of additional graduate coursework in Literacy and Administration. He has over 25 years as a teacher, administrator and professor, including 10 years as a K-12 classroom teacher. His research focuses on Educational Technology, Sequential Art applied to education and the impact of Common Core initiatives in schools.

Randall Harkless

Position: Adjunct Instructor

Department: College of Business and Information Systems

Mark Hawkes
Mark Hawkes
Mark Hawkes

Position: Dean of Graduate Studies & Research / Professor of Instructional Technology

Department: Graduate Office

Education:
Ph.D., Syracuse University
M.S., Brigham Young University
B.S., Brigham Young University

Mark is Professor of Education and Coordinator of Graduate Studies in Educational Technology in the College of Education. Mark has led and participated in a number of district and statewide studies and evaluations of educational technology fueling his research interests in the outcomes of educational technology application on student learning and teacher professional development.

Robert Honomichl
Robert Honomichl
Robert Honomichl

Position: Instructor

Department: Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

Gabe Mydland
Gabe Mydland
Gabe Mydland

Position: Associate Professor

Department: College of Education

Education:
Ed.D., University of South Dakota
M.S., South Dakota State University
B.S., Augustana College

As a member of the College of Education faculty Gabe teaches General Psychology, Lifespan Development, Human Relations, and Abnormal Psychology. He also works closely with the staff of the Student Success Center to help students meet their academic potential.

Crystal Pauli
Crystal Pauli
Crystal Pauli

Position: Dean of College of Education

Department: College of Education

Education:
Ph.D., Capella University
Ed.S., Minnesota State University-Moorhead
M.S., Northern State University
B.A., Dakota Wesleyan University

Dr. Pauli works with Level III students and student teachers, and makes field experience placements for education majors. Other responsibilities include student advising, coordination of the online elementary education/special education program, yearlong residency program, and elementary certification cooperative program. Prior to coming to DSU, Dr. Pauli was a special education coordinator for a cooperative of 10 school districts in Minnesota.

Michael Roach
Michael Roach
Michael Roach

Position: Assistant Professor

Department: College of Business and Information Systems

Pam Rowland
Pam Rowland
Pam Rowland

Position: Assistant Professor

Department: College of Business and Information Systems

William Sewell
William Sewell
William Sewell

Position: Assistant Professor

Department: College of Arts and Sciences

Education:
B.A., Drury University
M.A., Missouri State University
Ph.D., University of Kansas

William Sewell (PhD, University of Kansas) is assistant professor of English Education and Composition at Dakota State University in Madison, South Dakota.  His research interest includes multimodal intertextuality, content area literacy, active learning strategies, young adult literature, and middle and secondary English education.

Zixing Shen
Zixing Shen
Zixing Shen

Position: Associate Professor

Department: College of Business and Information Systems

Sandi Steinhoff-Muller
Sandi Steinhoff-Muller
Sandi Steinhoff-Muller

Position: Instructor

Department: College of Education

Education:
M.S., Southwest State University
B.S., Dakota State University

Daniel Talley
Daniel Talley
Daniel Talley

Position: Professor / Program Coordinator for Business

Department: College of Business and Information Systems

Deb Tech
Deb Tech
Deb Tech

Position: Assistant Professor

Department: College of Business and Information Systems

Jack Walters
Jack Walters
Jack Walters

Position: Coordinator for MBA / Professor

Department: College of Business and Information Systems