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.

Stephen J. LaGrassa
Professor of Architecture

“You will have a better understanding of what architecture encompasses — not just the pure creativity, but also the technical demands.”
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Greg Ulferts
Professor, Business Administration

“As a leader of tomorrow, you need to understand the impact that technology is going to have on you individually, in your work life and, more importantly, on our society.”
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James R. Geist, D.D.S., M.S.
Professor, Bio. & Diag. Sciences; Director of O/M Imaging Center

“When you leave here, you will be ready on the first day to practice as a general dentist in a competent and honorable manner.”
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R. Gerard Albright, S.J.
Professor, Biology

“I’m not buried doing research in the back of my lab. So you’ll know me well and I’ll know you well.”
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John Knisely
Clinical Track Assistant Professor of Nursing

“Becoming a nurse means you are taking on a lot of obligations and responsibilities in our society. That can be challenging, but also profoundly rewarding.”
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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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Tom Stanton
Associate Professor, Communication Studies

“Journalism is an adventure, and it's intriguing, and it's compelling and it matters in this world.”
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