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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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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Matthew J. Mio
Associate Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry

“If you have a question, you can either spend three and a half hours trying to figure it out yourself using Wikipedia and the text book, or 30 seconds asking me.”
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Patricia A. Rouen
Associate Professor, Nursing

“When you’re done, I’ll ask you to look back to the first week of class and see how much you’ve grown.”
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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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Gregory D. Sumner
Professor, History

“History isn’t names and dates, but flesh and blood people just like you, and you’re standing on their shoulders.”
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