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.

Omid Sabbaghi
Associate Professor, Finance

“You will learn that finance is not just all about stock prices. In class, I emphasize ethics before profits.”
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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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Darrell Kleinke
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

“There are jobs out there, and we'll prepare you for all of them.”
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Nutrena Tate
Assistant Professor, Nursing

“The reputation of University of Detroit Mercy, especially within nursing, holds its own within the hospital setting.”
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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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Beth Oljar
Assistant Professor, Philosophy

“We want you to find a direction in life and achieve your goals. We want to give you more than just a base of knowledge — we want you to be critical and ethical thinkers.”
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