Meet Our Faculty

Our faculty members want great things for you – and you'll sense that from the moment you start at UDM. Nearly 90 percent of our faculty hold a Ph.D. or terminal degree, and our student-faculty ratio is 14:1. What does this mean to you? It means you'll be working closely with accomplished, dedicated professionals whose first priority is teaching.

Mike Bernacchi
Professor, Business Administration

“I’ll challenge you to tell me what is not marketing and to show me headlines not generated by politics.”
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Mary Parise, D.D.S.
Program Director, Advanced Education in General Dentistry

“If you can help a patient who has lived with missing or infected teeth for a long time, you will be deeply moved by seeing what a difference you can make.”
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Liz Roberts-Kirchhoff
Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry

“You're going to take away, when you finish my class, the relevance that biochemistry has to your life.”
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Carla Groh
Professor of Nursing and Women's Studies

“We want to help you realize what you can do and the contributions you can make, so you stretch a little bit more and not settle for less.”
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David Koelsch
Clinical Associate Professor of Law

“I will treat you as a colleague — as a lawyer — and provide you an education that will get you where you want to go.”
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Jason Roche
Associate Professor, Communication Studies; Director, Honors Program

“When you graduate with a degree in Communication Studies, you've got a whole world of possibilities.”
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