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Our faculty strive to provide the best
curriculum and learning experiences for our students. They are current in their content areas, and continue
to learn and grow by attending and presenting at various conferences, writing
articles and books, and continuing their own education. Learn more about some
of our outstanding faculty members.
Adam Rafalovich is a full-time faculty member in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in the School of General Education at Kaplan University.
Dr. Ami Gates, full-time professor of math and statistics, has been teaching and developing courses and learning resources for 24 years, both traditionally and online.
Amy Smith began as an adjunct in the Science Department at Kaplan University in 2010, and has worked as a full-time faculty member since 2013.
Ann Reich began teaching at Kaplan University online part-time in 2004 and was hired full-time in 2005.
Dr. Furr is a full-time science department faculty member and has been teaching science classes for 12 years.
Barbara Green is one of two assistant chairs in the Composition Department.
Betsy began teaching at Kaplan University as an adjunct faculty member in July of 2002, and became a full-time faculty member in the next term.
Dr. Brenda Beach joined Kaplan University in 2008 and was awarded Kaplan’s Outstanding Instructor Award in August 2010.
Carolyn is a full-time faculty member in the Open College division of the School of General Education at Kaplan University.
Chris Powers has been teaching at Kaplan University for 4 years.
Dr. Celine Santiago Bass has been the Science Department Chair in the School of General Education at Kaplan University since 2009.
Dan Burrello is a full-time professor who also serves as a subject matter expert for portfolio evalutation.
David Healey lives in Maryland near the Chesapeake Bay. In addition to teaching at Kaplan University, he is the author of nonfiction books and novels.
Darcy Mikal is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in the School of General Education at Kaplan University.
Eric Holmes is a full-time faculty member in the composition department at Kaplan University.
Fran Gregg has taught writing classes at Kaplan University for the past eleven years and at ground based colleges prior to that.
Gabriel holds an MEd in Heritage Studies and is a full-time faculty member with Kaplan University.
Dr. Fussell has more than 20 years of teaching and administrative experience in higher education.
Ginger Harper has taught math, physics, education, and astronomy for more than 30 years at the high school and college level.
Jan Stallard has been a composition professor for Kaplan University since 2004 and has been a teacher for 15 years total.
James is a faculty member with extensive and varied learning and teaching experiences in the U.S. and Canada.
Dr. Thornton received her PhD in rhetoric and composition from Texas Christian University in 2007.
Jennifer Caseldine-Bracht holds a master's degree and PhD in philosophy.
Jennifer Harrison is a full-time faculty member in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, and course lead for the American Women course.
At Kaplan University, Dr. Bolton has taught
undergraduate and graduate statistics and has served as course lead,
faculty mentor, and subject matter expert for course redevelopments.
Jon Racster has taught at Kaplan University since 2013 and is currently a full-time adjunct instructor.
Josef Vice has been a composition professor for Kaplan University for the past 10 years and has been a teacher for 30 years total.
Kate Scarpena, Assistant Academic Chair for Humanities and Social Sciences for Kaplan University, specializes in 20th century U.S. History.
Katherine Oneil is a composition professor at Kaplan University.
Kerrie Houchens is the chair for Open College at Kaplan University (OC@KU), which operates the university’s open courses (or MOOCs).
Kevin Muir is a full- time adjunct faculty member
of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in the School of General Education.
Kira has holds a Professional Teaching Certificate from the state of Florida and has taught at the college level for 12 years.
Kirsten K. Meymaris is a math educator with over 14 years of experience in online education.
Lea began teaching at Kaplan University as an adjunct faculty member in July of 2005, and became a full-time faculty member in 2008.
Leslie Johnson is an assistant department chair of mathematics, with over 10 years of experience in teaching mathematics.
Deaver has taught for Kaplan University for 6 years. She received a PhD in Humanities with an
emphasis on the History of Ideas from the University of Texas at Dallas.
Mark Johnston has worked in education for over 15 years. Mark became a full-time faculty member in 2006.
Dr. Laska joined Kaplan University as an adjunct professor in the fall of 2008 and was hired full time in 2009.
Michael Keathley is an award-winning faculty member and administrator.
Michelle Lis is one of two assistant chairs in the Mathematics Department.
Nikki Williams is assistant academic chair for the science department at Kaplan University.
Paige M. Erickson has been teaching in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences with Kaplan University for 5 years.
Peg Hohensee is the Mathematics Department Chair, bringing over 20 years of experience in education.
R. Dean Davenport is an adjunct faculty member and critical thinking course lead for the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Rathi Krishnan teaches CM 107 and CM 220 in the Composition Department in the School of General Education. She began teaching for Kaplan University in 2004.
Robert Vaughan has been teaching at Kaplan University for 12 years.
In the Humanities Department, Dr. Fail is a course leader in our Ethics course. He has been a strong member of the team since 2002.
Sheryl Bone is a faculty member in the Composition Department.
Stephanie Lewis Thompson began teaching composition at Kaplan University in 2007 and became a full-time faculty member in 2009.
Steve DeLong has taught mathematics for over 20 years.
Stuart Collins joined Kaplan University in 2008 and was ecently promoted to course lead within the Humanities and Social Sciences Department.
A long-time educator, Teresa Marie Kelly joined Kaplan University in 2002 as an adjunct before becoming full-time in 2003.
Dr. Hall-Pogar started with Kaplan University in 2010 as an adjunct instructor and was promoted to a full-time faculty position in 2014.
Faculty, Humanities and Social Sciences
Annissa FurrFaculty, Science
Barbara Green Assistant Chair, Composition
Betsy Duke Faculty, Mathematics
Brenda Beach Faculty, Humanities and Social Sciences
Dr. Celine Santiago Bass
Department Chair, Science
David Healey Faculty, General Education
Darcy Mikal Adjunct Faculty, Humanities and Social Sciences
Ellen Manning Faculty, Composition
Fran GreggFaculty, Composition
Ginger Harper Faculty, Mathematics
Kate Scarpena Assistant Academic Chair, Humanities and Social Sciences
Katie KirakosianAdjunct Faculty, Social Sciences
Faculty, Humanities and Social Sciences
Kirsten MeymarisFaculty, Math
Lea RosenberryFaculty, Mathematics
Leslie JohnsonAssistant Department Chair, Mathematics
Mark JohnstonFaculty, Mathematics
Paige M. EricksonFaculty, Humanities and Social Sciences
Peg Hohensee Director, Math Across the Curriculum
R. Dean Davenport
Faculty, Humanities and Social Sciences
Russell FailFaculty, Humanities and Social Sciences
Stephanie Lewis Thompson
Steve DeLongFaculty, Mathematics
Teresa Marie Kelly
Steve YurkaAdjunct Faculty, Social Sciences
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