Teaches courses in management, management information systems and leadership. She is a former branch manager for U.S. Bank. Education: B.B.A., University of Iowa; M.B.A., University of South Dakota; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Alden Stout(712) 274-5388
Assoc. Dean for Acad. Affairs
He is a specialist in modern philosophy and political theory. He has published on political philosophy, and his current research focuses on such issues as terrorism, poverty and finance. Education: B.S., Utah Valley State College; Ph.D., Purdue University
Valerie Hennings(712) 274-5225
Teaches courses on U.S. government, state and local politics, political behavior, gender and politics, and citizenship. Education: B.A., Morningside College; M.A., George Washington University; M.A. & Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Teaches marketing and is a certified professional marketer. She is a former marketing manager for Procter & Gamble Corporation on the Pepto Bismol, Folgers and Crisco brands. Education: B.S., University of South Dakota; M.B.A., Washington University in St. Louis; Ed.D., (expected) University of South Dakota
Jessica LaPaglia(712) 274-5152
Assistant professor of psychology. Teaches courses in learning and memory, research methods, and biopsychology. Her primary research interests focus on applied issues in memory. Education: B.A., Augsburg College; M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University.