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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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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Alexa N. Rihana-Abdallah
Associate Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

“You may think, what can one person do? But I teach the importance of action. Locally, nationally, globally—it’s all connected.”
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Greg Bozimowski
Associate Professor, Nurse Anesthesiology

“Whether it's pharmacology, professional aspects, pathophysiology, we'll bring that all together so that what you are talking about is real-world experiences.”
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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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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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