Department Academic Advisors

Biological Sciences

Stacy Cotey

Stacy Cotey

Academic Advisor & Director of Pre-Health Programs

Contact

srcotey@mtu.edu
906-487-2546
Dow 733

Please contact me to schedule an appointment.

Karyn Fay

Karyn Fay

Professor of Practice & Director of Medical Laboratory Science
Advisor

Contact

kafay@mtu.edu
906-487-2254
Dow 734

Please contact me to schedule an appointment.

Chemistry

Lois A. Blau

Lois A. Blau

Director, Chemistry Learning Center

Coordinator, Academic Advising

Academic Advisor (for undergraduate majors, double/dual majors, minors & transfer students)

906-487-2297
lablau@mtu.edu
Chem Sci 206A

Computer Science

Sarah Kuhl

Sarah Kuhl

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Contact

csadvisor@mtu.edu
906-487-2209 summer semester
906-487-3643 fall and spring semesters
Rekhi 227

Office hours, September - April

Monday : 9am - 5pm
Tuesday : 9am - 2pm
Thursday : 9am - 5pm

Request an Advising Appointment

General Sciences and Arts - Exploring Majors

Sylvia Matthews

Sylvia Matthews

Program Director, General Sciences and Arts

906-487-3058
samatthe@mtu.edu
Walker Arts and Humanities Center 102

Humanities

Maria Bergstrom

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Contact

mjbergst@mtu.edu
(906) 487-0984
Walker 316

Advising Office Hours

Office hours for fall 2014: MWF 10am to noon, TR 10am to noon and 1-2 pm, or email for an appointment.

Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology

Jason R. Carter

Department Chair and Professor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology

Associate Dean, College of Sciences and Arts

Adjunct Professor, Biological Sciences, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

906-487-2994
jcarter@mtu.edu
SDC 231

Links of Interest

Research Interests

  • Autonomic and Cardiovascular Control in Humans
  • Neurovascular Responses to Mental Stress
  • Sleep and Autonomic Activity in Humans
  • Sex Differences and Sympathetic Activity
  • Aerobic and Anaerobic Balance in Elite Athletes
Amber Leonard

Amber Leonard Thome

Intramural Coordinator

Instructor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology

906-487-2929
alleonar@mtu.edu
SDC 202

Craig R. Pellizzaro

Director of Intramurals and Physical Education

Instructor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology

906-487-3040
crpelliz@mtu.edu
SDC 202B

Mathematical Sciences

Mark S. Gockenbach

Department Chair, Mathematical Sciences

Professor, Mathematical Sciences

906-487-2068
msgocken@mtu.edu
Fisher 302

Areas of Expertise

  • Inverse problems in partial differential equations
  • Numerical optimization
  • Mathematical software

Melissa S. Keranen

Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences

906-487-2908
msjukuri@mtu.edu
Fisher 233B

Areas of Expertise

  • Combinatorial designs
  • Graph decompositions
  • Graph colorings

David A. Olson

Senior Lecturer, Mathematical Sciences

Director of Undergraduate Studies, Mathematical Sciences

906-487-2101
daolson@mtu.edu
Fisher 220

Areas of Expertise

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Fluid Flow
  • Evolutionary Ecology
  • Finance
  • PDEs

Qiuying Sha

Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences

906-487-2146
qsha@mtu.edu
Fisher 307

Areas of Expertise

  • Statistical Genetics
  • Applied Statistics

Shari L. Stockero

Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences

Director of Teacher Education, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

906-487-1126
stockero@mtu.edu
103 Meese Center

Areas of Expertise

  • Preservice Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Teacher Professional Development
  • Teacher Noticing
  • Teacher Learning
  • Use of Video Cases in Teacher Education
Fabrizio Zanello
"Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see."
—Arthur Schopenhauer

Fabrizio Zanello

Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences

906-487-2068
zanello@mtu.edu
Fisher 226C

Areas of Expertise

  • Algebraic and Enumerative Combinatorics
  • Combinatorial Commutative Algebra
  • Partition Theory

Physics

John Jaszczak

John Jaszczak

Undergraduate Advisor—First-Year and Secondary Education Students, Orientation (Scheduling)

Contact

jaszczak@mtu.edu
906-487-2255
Fisher Hall 102

Will H. Cantrell

Will Cantrell

Undergraduate Advisor—Second-Year and Third-Year Students

Contact

cantrell@mtu.edu
906-487-2356
Fisher Hall 112

Robert S. Weidman

Robert Weidman

Undergraduate Advisor—Fourth-Year and Transfer Students

Contact

weidman@mtu.edu
906-487-2126
Fisher Hall 106

Social Sciences

Carl Blair

Lecturer in History and Archaeology

906-487-3625
cblair@mtu.edu
Academic Office Building 215

Research Interests

  • Experimental Archaeology
  • Early Large scale iron production
  • Roman and Anglo-Saxon England
  • Rise of socially complex societies
  • International program development

Susanna D. Peters

Lecturer in Law and Society

906-487-2391
speters@mtu.edu
Academic Office Building 219

Visual and Performing Arts

Michael Christianson

Visiting Assistant Professor, Visual and Performing Arts

Director of Bands

Mary Carol "M.C." Friedrich

Professor, Visual and Performing Arts

Specialties/Activities

  • Costume Design & Construction
  • Lighting Design
  • Scene Design
  • Color Science for Designers in Theatre

Patricia Helsel

Associate Professor, Visual and Performing Arts

906-487-3283
helsel@mtu.edu
Walker 209E

Links of Interest

Specialties/Activities

  • Acting
  • Voice and Articulation
  • Musical Theatre
  • Audition Techniques
  • Vocal Techniques for Media and Theatre
  • Presentation

Michael Irish

Associate Professor, Visual and Performing Arts

Specialties/Activities

  • Jazz Studies
  • Jazz Guitar
  • Composer/Arranger
  • Clinician/Adjudicator/Performer
  • Rhythm Section Specialist
Susanne Kilpela
"This above all: To thine own self be true"
—Shakespeare

Josh Loar

Professor of Practice, Visual and Performing Arts

906-487-1714
jloar@mtu.edu
Rozsa 112

Specialties/Activities

  • Sound Systems Design and Engineering
  • Multimedia Production and Control Systems Design and Consultation
  • Production Management, Technical Direction
  • Stage Direction
  • Film and Video Production and Post-Production
  • Lighting Design
  • Video/Projection Design
  • Drums/Percussion
  • Acoustics and Acoustic/Soundsystem Modeling
  • Technical Drawing

Joel Neves

Assistant Professor, Visual and Performing Arts

906-487-2859
jbneves@mtu.edu
Rozsa 205

Links of Interest

Christopher Plummer

Associate Professor, Visual and Performing Arts

Specialties/Activities

  • Sound Design
  • Sound System Consultation
  • Sound Mixing
  • Sound Studies

Air Force ROTC

Major Jason Engler

Commander

Professor of Aerospace Studies, Air Force ROTC

906-487-2652
rotcinfo@mtu.edu
AFROTC/DET 400, 103 ROTC Building

Links of Interest

Army ROTC

Steven Jennings

Assistant Professor of Military Science

MS III Instructor

906-487-2026
sjjennin@mtu.edu
Army ROTC