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.

Stacy Anderson
Stacy Anderson
Stacy Anderson

Position: Instructor of Physical Education

Department: College of Education

Kristel Bakker
Kristel Bakker
Kristel Bakker

Position: Professor of Biology

Department: College of Arts and Sciences

Education:
Ph.D. Biological Sciences, South Dakota State University, 2000
M.S., South Dakota State University
B.S., South Dakota State University

I teach General Biology, Conservation Biology, Cells and Tissues, and Biological Instrumentation.

Research interests:  wildlife ecology and management, specialize in grassland nesting bird habitat requirements and management

Timothy Fiegen
Timothy Fiegen
Timothy Fiegen

Position: Associate Professor of Special Education

Department: College of Education

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

Mark Geary
Mark Geary
Mark Geary

Position: Associate Professor of Education

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.

Kari Hall
Kari Hall
Kari Hall

Position: Instructor of Exercise Science

Department: College of Education

Education:
M.A., Hawai'i Pacific University
B.A., Augustana College

Kari Hall is an Instructor of Exercise Science in the College of Education at Dakota State University. She has been a Board Certified Athletic Trainer since 2010, and has been teaching at DSU full-time since 2016. Currently she teaches Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Motor Behavior, Adapted PE, Prevention & Care of Athletic Injuries, Foundations of HPER, Administration in Exercise Science, and Clinical Exercise Physiology. 

Robert Honomichl
Robert Honomichl
Robert Honomichl

Position: Instructor of Information Systems

Department: The Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

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

Scott Klungseth
Scott Klungseth
Scott Klungseth

Position: Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

Department: College of Education

Education:
Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction with Emphasis in Physical Education: University of South Dakota, 2008
M.A. Teaching and Learning with Emphasis in Health and Physical Education: Northern State University, 1998
B.A. Health, Physical Education, and Recreation: Augustana College, 1995

Dr. Klungseth teaches undergraduate courses in both the Exercise Science program and the Physical Education program. His research areas of interest are in the fields of: physical education and exercise assessment technologies; active academics; and physical education pedagogy.

Jennifer Munger
Jennifer Munger
Jennifer Munger

Position: Instructor of Special Education

Department: College of Education

Education:
M.E., South Dakota State University
B.S., Dakota State University

Gabe Mydland
Gabe Mydland
Gabe Mydland

Position: Associate Professor of Education

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.

Kindra Schneider
Kindra Schneider
Kindra Schneider

Position: Instructor of Elementary Education

Department: College of Education

Education:
M.S., University of Sioux Falls
B.S. Ed., Dakota State University

Scott Staiger
Scott Staiger
Scott Staiger

Position: Associate Professor of Exercise Science

Department: College of Education

Education:
Ph.D. Health and Human Development (Wellness), North Dakota State University
M.S. Kinesiology (Exercise Physiology), University of North Dakota
B.S. Corporate and Community Fitness, North Dakota State University

Scott's research interests include: Physiological factors of sports performance and sport specialization. He is an active member of the following organizations: American College of Sports Medicine, National Strength and Conditioning Association, and the Northland chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine.

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

Position: Instructor of Special Education

Department: College of Education

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