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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Maggie Xu
Assistant Professor, Business Administration

“I want you to be challenged and inspired — to think about what a problem is about and how to solve it.”
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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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Amy Dereczyk
Assistant Professor and Chair, Physician Assistant Program

“When you graduate, you will have several offers for great paying jobs.  People love to hire our graduates.”
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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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Lorri MacDonald
Associate Professor and Chair, Education Department

“Science education is such an exciting field and so much on the cutting edge that you can go out there and you can make a real difference.”
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