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

Assistant 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.

Fara Dyke

Fara Dyke

Assistant Professor

Fara Dyke earned a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences at Missouri Western State University and a Master of Science in Biological Sciences at Missouri State University. She joined the Foundations Program Faculty to teach courses in life sciences, physical science and environmental science. Prior to joining Grantham, Professor Dyke worked as a veterinary technician, a leader of Ecology Clubs for kids, a park naturalist and a laboratory manager. She has taught in higher education for 20 years.

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.

Eric Hughlett

Eric Hughlett

Instructor

Eric Hughlett earned a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from the University of Phoenix. Before coming to Grantham University, Professor Hughlett spent the majority of his career in management. He was most recently employed with global reinsurer Swiss Re for 15 years, where he managed and trained an underwriting support staff for the casualty line of business.

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.

Qianlan Liu

Qianlan “Anna” Liu

Assistant Professor

Anna Liu earned a bachelor’s degree in business English from Beijing University of Technology and a master’s degree in applied mathematics from the University of Central Missouri. She has worked as a tutor and teaching assistant for both mathematics and computer science at the University of Central Missouri. Professor Liu teaches Chinese through the Kansas City Institute of Chinese Language and Culture, a non-profit organization. In addition, she is the founder of Grantham’s Multicultural Education Club.

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.

Dan Neal

Dan Neal

Assistant Professor

Dan Neal is a web designer, developer and instructor at Grantham University. An experienced programmer and software developer, he has worked for internet companies like Harris Interactive. Mr. Neal earned a degree in Information Technology from Slippery Rock University and his Master in Management Information Systems from Robert Morris University. He is also a member of the Gold Key Honor Society and the nationally recognized computer science honor society, Upsilon Pi Epsilon.

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

Assistant 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.

Richard Sayles

Richard Sayles

Instructor

Richard Sayles earned his Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from Park University (Parkville, Mo.) and Bachelor of Science in Law Enforcement from the University of Central Missouri (Warrensburg, Mo.). A retired Captain from the Kansas City (Mo.) Police Department and 32-year law enforcement veteran, he lends his years of experience to Grantham University’s Criminal Justice degree programs.

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.

Andrew Stoll

Andrew Stoll

Instructor

Andrew Stoll earned a bachelor’s degree in Science Education from the University of Iowa and a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from the University of Saint Mary. He had taught high school biology for several years while earning a Master of Sciences degree in Biology from Clemson University. Andrew is a member of the Kansas Association for College and Biology Educators, and the Association of College and University Biology Educators, and is a member of the National Science Teachers Association. Andrew is also a member of Pheasants Forever and the National Wild Turkey Federation.

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.

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.

Theresa Connolly

Theresa Turk

Instructor

Theresa Turk teaches English Composition, Speech and Literature. She has also trained hundreds of teachers in classroom management and discipline. Mrs. Turk graduated from Creighton University with a Bachelor of Arts in English. Awarded one of six teaching fellowships, she completed her Master of Arts in English.

Michael Turner

Michael Turner

Assistant Professor

Michael Turner earned his Bachelor of Science in English from Missouri Western State University in 1999 before spending 13 years teaching English to at-risk high school students. He also spent time teaching adult learners job readiness and communication skills through Kansas City, Missouri’s Full Employment Council, and earned a master’s degree in English from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. At Grantham University, Professor Turner teaches English Composition I and II, Technical Writing, and the General Education Studies Capstone course.

Susan Walker

Susan Walker

Assistant 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.

Richard Wrobel

Richard Wrobel

Assistant Professor

Richard Wrobel teaches in the Mark Skousen School of Business. He has more than 20 years of management, marketing, sales and small business development experience. As a small business owner in the internet marketing sector, he also practices what he teaches. Mr. Wrobel earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Marketing from Emporia State University. He holds a Master of Science Information Management Technology degree and an MBA, both from Grantham University.