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.

Joe Odoerfer
Associate Dean and Professor of Architecture

“You will come away with knowledge of someone else's experience as your beginning point, so you will enter the profession with 30 years of experience.”
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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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Michael Hoen, D.D.S.
Director, Graduate Endodontic Program

“Through developing your skills and applying cutting-edge technology, you will have the clinical skills to make a living offering patients the best in endodontic treatment.”
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Katy Snyder
Associate Dean of Academics, Engineering & Science

“It's a huge transition from high school to college math. I can ease the way for you.”
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Roberta (Robi) Thomas
Associate Professor, Nursing

“You will utilize your gifts, skills and talents to become not only a wonderful nurse, but also a wonderful human being.”
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Gary Maveal
Professor of Law

“You will begin to see yourself as a lawyer and grow on both an intellectual and personal level.”
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Heather Hill-Vasquez
Professor, English

“I will teach you to become a responsible, critical thinker with the ability to look at topics from multiple perspectives.”
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