Faith Bell

Faith Bell

Assistant Professor

Faith Bell holds a dual Master of Arts in Human Resource Management and Human Resource Development. Prior to her career in higher education, she spent 14 years in both non-profit and for-profit organizations as a key change agent serving on various committees. Mrs. Bell’s military career included five years of active duty in the Army and eight years in the reserve component in the field of Preventive Medicine/Environmental Health. Early on during her enlistment, she earned an advance promotion and was placed on the nomination list for Outstanding Non-Commissioned Officer.

Archuleta Chisolm

Archuleta Chisolm

Instructor

Archuleta Chisolm earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from DeVry University and MBA degree from Baker University. She is a member of the National Association of Black Accountants, and the National Black MBA Association. Prior to her career in higher education, Ms. Chisolm spent 12 years as an accountant for various industries. Her military career included eight years of reserve duty in the Army in the fields of finance and administration.

Jonathan Dolen

Jonathan Dolen

Assistant Professor

Jonathan Dolen teaches political science, sharing his expertise in Politics and Voting Behavior, American Government and Public Opinion. Before joining the faculty at Grantham University, he spent six years in the financial services industry, most recently as the Organizational Effectiveness Analyst at DST Systems. He is an active participant in the American Political Science Association and closely follows national politics. Mr. Dolen received both his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of Missouri – Kansas City.

Elhan Durguti

Elhan Durguti

Associate Professor

Elhan Durguti earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Kansas and MBA degree from the University of Phoenix. Prior to his career in higher education, Mr. Durguti spent time training in the casino and hotel industry training staff on customer relationship management policies, as well as pharmaceutical industry educating clients on the benefits of various prescriptions.

Greg Gildersleeve

Greg Gildersleeve

Assistant Professor

Greg Gildersleeve teaches English Composition, Technical Writing and American Literature at Grantham University. He is an author, publishing comics and novels while keeping his blog, The Semi-Great Gildersleeve, up-to-date. His work has also appeared in Show & Tell, Teenagers from the Future and Faculty Focus. Mr. Gildersleeve earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Missouri Western State University and a Master of Arts in English from the University of Missouri – Kansas City.

Dane Howard

Dane Howard

Instructor

Dane Howard received bachelor’s degrees in English and psychology in 2008 from the University of Missouri in Columbia. He then received his Master of Arts in English Literature from the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) in 2012. His teaching experiences range from substitute teaching K-12 to being a graduate assistant at UMKC, where he taught composition. Professor Howard is currently working toward his Master of Fine Arts in fiction writing at UMKC.

Tim Hsiao

Timothy Hsiao

Instructor

Timothy Hsiao holds a master's degree in philosophy from Florida State University. He is an active researcher and speaker in the areas of applied ethics, environmental ethics, and social philosophy. His articles have appeared in numerous peer-reviewed journals, including Public Affairs Quarterly, Philosophia, Ethics & Medicine, and the Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics. Prior to joining Grantham, Professor Hsiao taught philosophy and ethics at Florida Gulf Coast University. He is a member of the Evangelical Philosophical Society and the National Association of Scholars.

Stephanie Kajpust

Stephanie Kajpust

Assistant Professor

Stephanie Kajpust holds bachelor degrees in computer engineering and mathematics, with a concentration in secondary education. She earned her masters in applied mathematics from Michigan Technological University and has been teaching college-level mathematics since 2010. Professor Kajpust strives to help all students see how mathematics can be useful in their lives and believes that all students can be successful in mathematics with hard work and determination.

Judy Mason

Assistant Professor

Judy Mason is an Associate Professor in the Computer Science/Engineering department. She has degrees in information technology through the University of Kentucky and Capella University. With GU since 2013, Ms. Mason has been teaching over 22 years, over 9 of those in higher education. Along with teaching, she has worked in graphics, video and web design, programming, consulting and small press publishing.

Pamela Monroe

Pamela Monroe

Assistant Professor

Pamela Monroe is a registered radiographer and occupational therapist with over 16 years of experience in the Allied Health field. She has worked in several different healthcare facilities, ranging from emergency rooms to rehabilitation services. She is a member of the American Public Health Association Student Assembly and the American Society of Radiologic Society. Mrs. Monroe earned a Bachelor of Science in Radiography and Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Currently, she is pursuing a PhD in Public Health with a specialization in Epidemiology at Walden University.

Gloria Ohmart

Gloria Ohmar

Professor

Gloria Ohmart is a full Professor in the School of Nursing. Dr. Ohmart earned a Doctorate in Educational Leadership, Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Phoenix, School for Advanced Studies, a Master in Nursing from Emory University, and Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Metropolitan State University. Prior to coming to Grantham in 2014, Dr. Ohmart served as a Nursing Dean, a Dean of Academic Affairs and an Associate Dean for Simulations. She has been an Academic and Clinical Nurse Educator since 2003. Prior to her academic career, Dr. Ohmart was a Clinical Nurse Specialist and Certified Nurse Midwife (1982-2002) delivering more than 1000 babies.

Mark Olson

Mark Olson

Assistant Professor

Mark Olson earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, and his master’s degree in political science from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He is a member of the American Political Science Association and the Midwest Political Science Association. Professor Olson’s expertise is in campaigns and elections, and he has worked on campaigns with candidates and organizations of both major parties for almost a decade.

Ashley Page

Ashley Page

Assistant Professor

Ashley Page teaches communication courses at Grantham University. She has worked in various fields of communication, including sports and news broadcasting on both television and web series productions. Mrs. Page earned her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in Communication from Pittsburg State University.

Belinda Patton

Belinda Patton

Assistant Professor

Belinda Casimir-Patton holds a Master’s of Science in Computer Science and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Adult Education. She has spent the last 14 years as a Computer Science and Mathematics instructor and has worked as a developer for the Alabama Department of Revenue. Before joining Grantham in 2014, Mrs. Patton taught Computer Science and Mathematics courses for local universities and schools.

She earned a bachelor’s degree is in Computer Science and Mathematics from the State University of New York, followed by a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Troy University. She is currently working on her Ph.D. in Adult Education at Auburn University and has been a recipient of the Outstanding Student Award for Academic Excellence and Alma Holladay Endowment. She is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society.

Sarah Powell

Sarah Powell

Assistant Professor

Sarah Powell earned a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in natural science education from Southeast Missouri State University. She is a member of the National Audubon Society, Kansas Association for College and Biology Educators, and the Association of College and University Biology Educators. Before joining Grantham in 2013, Mrs. Powell taught informal science programs for several different government agencies and private organizations. She volunteers for citizen science projects and habitat restoration work.

Carol Pugh

Carol Pugh

Associate Professor

Carol Pugh, a veteran of the U.S. Army, has devoted most of her life to the service of others in military, corporate and academic environments. She works diligently to help students understand themselves, appreciate their distinctive talents and find their own unique place in the world. Ms. Pugh holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Park University, a Bachelor of Science in Management from the University of Phoenix and a Master of Education in Instructional Technology from American Intercontinental University. She is currently working toward a Doctor of Philosophy in Education at North Central University.

Rachael Renneisen

Rachael Renneisen

Assistant Professor

Rachael Renneisen teaches business courses at Grantham University. Education has been instrumental in her life and helping others improve their lives by modeling the VIP2 process through education has become her life-long goal. Ms. Renneisen earned a Bachelor of Arts in Corporate Fitness and an MBA at Kansas Wesleyan University.

Carol Segura

Carol Segura

Instructor

Carol Segura has a Bachelors degree in Business Management from University of Maryland. She additionally has a Masters of Science in Management Technology from Murray State University and additional graduate hours in Business Management. Ms Segura has worked in DOD contract positions as well as teaching both full and part-time at various colleges and universities over the past 20 years. She is a Desert Storm Veteran and spent 7 years active duty in the United States Army where she served in Preventive Medicine/Environmental health/Industrial hygiene field.

Suzie Tousey

Suzie Tousey

Instructor

Suzie Tousey earned her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice administration and a master’s degree in criminal justice from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas. Before joining Grantham University, she worked in law enforcement as a deputy sheriff and taught criminal justice at the collegiate level. Professor Tousey has worked as both a police officer and a deputy. She’s also worked in the Community Policing Unit, teaching the D.A.R.E. program, and in public schools, as a school resource officer. She remains a part-time officer for a local Kansas police department.

Sabahudin Tricic

Assistant Professor

Sabahudin Tricic earned a bachelor’s degree as well as master’s degree in computer science from California State University of Fresno. He is a member of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), and frequently works with local charity organizations on local projects.

Before joining a Grantham University, Mr. Tricic worked as a software engineer for a local Central Valley company working on different national as well as international projects. Also, he worked as an instructor for several online universities, teaching database design, programming and software engineering classes.

Susan Troell

Susan Troell

Assistant Professor

Susan Troell earned bachelor’s degrees in dental hygiene and nursing, master’s degrees in nutritional education and nursing education. Before joining Grantham in 2017, Mrs. Troell taught in baccalaureate dental hygiene and nursing programs, served in several roles as a nurse, and specialized in pharmacovigilance as a Senior Safety Scientist. She is a member of the National League for Nursing, American Nurses Association, Kansas State Nursing Association, Dental Hygiene Honor Society, International Nursing Honor Society, and National Scholastic Honor Society for the Allied Health and Nursing Professions. She teaches in a children’s ministry and adopts dogs in need.

Susan Walker

Susan Walker

Associate Professor

Dr. Susan Walker holds a Doctorate of Business Administration degree with a specialization in Management/Leadership from Walden University and a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in General Management from Avila University. She has been a higher education business instructor for the past 8 years and served as a past Administrative Program Chair for the Mark Skousen School of Business. Before Dr. Walker joined the Grantham faculty team, she was a successful owner of a specialty flooring company and served as an Associate Vice-President for a local company in the merchant services industry. In addition to teaching, Dr. Walker participates in a number of university and academic task forces to help make positive changes to enhance the student learning experience.