College of Sciences and Arts

Department Academic Advisors

Biological Sciences

Marc Madigan

  • Academic Advisor, Biological Sciences

Karyn Fay

  • Director, Medical Laboratory Science Program, Biological Sciences
  • Professor of Practice, Biological Sciences

Teaching Interests

  • Hematology
  • Immunohematology
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Medical Laboratory Administration and Management
  • Medical Mycology/Virology

Biological Sciences Advising


Jeremy Brown

Jeremy Brown

  • Chemistry Learning Center, Director
  • Undergraduate Advisor
Chem Sci 206A

Chemistry Advising

Cognitive and Learning Sciences, Teacher Education

Shari Stockero

  • Professor, Mathematical Sciences
  • Director of Teacher Education, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
Meese Center 103

Teacher Education Advising

Cognitive and Learning Sciences, Psychology

Susan Amato-Henderson

  • Department Chair, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Associate Professor of Psychology, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
Meese Center 107

Psychology Advising

Computer Science

Sarah Kuhl

Sarah Kuhl

  • Undergraduate Advisor
Rekhi 221

CS Advising

General Sciences and Arts - Exploring Majors

Sylvia Matthews

Sylvia Matthews

  • Program Director, General Sciences and Arts
  • Advisor for Exploring Students
Walker Arts and Humanities Center 102

Exploring Majors


Maria Bergstrom

Maria Bergstrom

  • Undergraduate Academic Advisor, Humanities
  • Modern Language Program Advisor
  • Instructor, Humanities
Walker 316

Humanities Advising

Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology

Kathy Carter

Kathy Carter

  • Academic Advisor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology
Craig Pellizzaro

Craig R. Pellizzaro

  • Director of Intramurals and Physical Education
  • Instructor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology

KIP Advising

Mathematical Sciences

Mark S. Gockenbach

  • Department Chair, Mathematical Sciences
  • Professor, Mathematical Sciences

Areas of Expertise

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

Melissa S. Keranen

  • Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences

Areas of Expertise

  • Combinatorial designs
  • Graph decompositions
  • Graph colorings

David A. Olson

  • Senior Lecturer, Mathematical Sciences
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Mathematical Sciences

Areas of Expertise

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

Qiuying Sha

  • Professor, Mathematical Sciences
  • Portage Health Foundation Endowed Professor of Population Health

Areas of Expertise

  • Statistical Genetics
  • Applied Statistics

 Math Advising


John Jaszczak

  • Interim Department Chair, Chemistry and Professor, Physics
  • Affiliated Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, and Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Adjunct Curator, A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum

Teaching Interests

  • Nanotechnology Education

Research Interests

  • Theoretical condensed matter physics
  • Theory and modeling of single-electron transport devices
  • Modeling and simulation of properties of interfaces and interface materials
  • Atomistic computational physics of surface phases and surface dynamics
  • Crystal growth
  • Mineralogy of natural graphite

Katrina Black

  • Senior Lecturer, Physics

Robert S. Weidman

  • Associate Professor, Physics

Physics Advising

Social Sciences

Susanna D. Peters

  • Lecturer in Law and Society

Areas of Interest

  • Resource Economics
  • Cyberlaw
  • Intellectual Property
  • Constitutional Law
  • Orientation to Legal Careers
  • American Government

Carl Blair

  • Senior Lecturer in History and Archaeology

Research Interests

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

SS Advising

Visual and Performing Arts

VPA Advisors

Air Force ROTC

Lieutenant Colonel John O'Kane

  • Commander
  • Professor, Aerospace Studies
AFROTC/DET 400, ROTC Building 103



LTC Christian Thompson

  • Chair, Army Reserve Officer Training Corps
  • Professor of Military Science