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Geovanni Ascencio

Samantha Mackey

Vickie Larsen

I hope students will learn how to build a rich and rewarding life for themselves, filled with meaningful work, a life of the mind, a commitment to their society, and an appreciation for their own culture and the cultures of others. Read More

John Christianson

Wilfrido Suarez

Jeffrey Thelander

Brendan Todt

Susanne Lubbers

B.S., University of South Dakota M.S., Southwest Minnesota State University Ph.D., Drake University Courses taught: Human Relations for the Educator, Educational Psychology, Classroom Management for Elementary and Secondary Teachers, and Project Siouxland. Susie also supervises student teachers. Read More

Patrick Bass

Leslie Werden

To witness the growth and increase in confidence of students from day one to commencement is the most rewarding part of working here. Read More

Gregory Guelcher

Professor of history. Teaches Asian history from antiquity to the present, 20th century world history, Middle Eastern history, and disciplinary writing. He is a dedicated collector of historical memorabilia (particularly electoral materials) and referees competitive swimming meets. Education: B.S., College of Wooster; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois… Read More

David Elder

B.A., Northwestern College; Ph.D., Texas Christian University Dr. David Elder is an Associate Professor of Writing & Rhetoric in the Humanities department where he teaches classes about rhetoric, the publishing industry, persuasive writing, teaching writing, public speaking, and first-year composition, and every once in a while he teaches a creative… Read More

Brandon Boesch, Ph. D.

I love teaching at Morningside because I have the freedom to try novel approaches to really complex human questions--designing unique courses and class experiences to help pursue answers to those complex questions. Read More