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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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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Mary Lou Caspers
Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry

“Our doors are always open. Even if it’s not an office hour, you’re welcome to come in.”
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Mary White
Associate Professor, Nursing

“You’ll see how the science of nursing and the art of nursing come together.”
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Pam Wilkins
Associate Professor of Law; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

“We really get to know you at the law school, and we pride ourselves on our small, cohesive community.”
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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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