One of the objectives of the Professional Associates is to provide resources for FLC faculty and staff. To that end, this section provides brief descriptions of the expertise and experience of Professional Associates members. The list is organized by field; some members appear in more than one field. For most members additional information is available by clicking on their name.

Arts and Sciences

Anthropology

Fine-Dare, Kathleen Ph.D., Anthropology, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Anthropology, Andes, Ecuador; Native American Graves Protection & Repatriation Act, history of anthropology & museums; professor

Architecture

Canter, Steven BA, Architecture, University of Arizona Architecture, public & private sectors; environmental design, sustainability & facility management

Art

White, Marilee Ph.D., Art History & History, Univ. of Calif. at Los Angeles Art history; American Indian; professor

Biology

Bruning, Donald Ph.D., University of Colorado Biology, ecology, zoo & conservation biology; professor, science career planning
Lycan, Deborah Ph.D., University of Colorado Molecular biology, biochemistry, cancer, ribosome biogenesis, climate change, cloning & GMO's, professor
Ragland, Chara MS, Genetics, Texas A&M University Genetics; professor

Chemistry

Berglund, Charles Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, University of Illinois Chemistry, polymer physics, materials science & engineering of polymers; professor
Fleming, Cres Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, University of Colorado Chemistry, oil industry technical, exploration & production research

Engineering

Carson, Chuck Ph.D., Operations Research, Purdue University Engineering, energy development, physics; professor; engineering career planning
Malcolm, Dave BS, Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University Owner of two companies, medical device development
Nulton, David MS, Mechanical/Nuclear Engineering, Stanford Univ. Engineer & manager, nuclear energy programs, Department of Energy
Treat, Gary BS, Mechanical Engineering, Washington State University Mechanical engineering

English

Malcolm, Debby MA, University of Colorado, Denver Technical & marketing writer, teach business & technical writing
Thomas, Gordon Ph.D., English, Emory University English, writing, teacher education; professor

Exercise Science

Devine, Barry Ph.D., Exercise Science & Admin., Univ. of Oregon Exercise science; professor

Gender, Sexuality & Women's Studies

Bystydzienski, Jill Ph.D. Sociology, State University of New York, Albany Women’s, gender & sexuality studies; professor
Fine-Dare, Kathleen Ph.D., Anthropology, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Indigenous rights; gender & sexuality theory; professor

Geosciences

Burnham, Charlie Ph.D., Geology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Environmental sciences, geology, mineralogy; professor; academic science career planning
Jackson, Hal Ph.D., Geography, University of Colorado Historical geography of U.S. Southwest, geopolitics; professor
Hepner, George Ph.D., Arizona State University Geographic information science

History

Jackson , Hal Ph.D. Geography, University of Colorado Squatters in Mexican cities; national historic trails; professor
Morton, Michael MA, University of Oklahoma Political and economic development of the American West; professor
White, Marilee Ph.D., Art History & History, Univ. of Calif. at Los Angeles Art History; professor

Information Technology

Widmeyer, George Ph.D., Informational Systems, University of Texas at Austin Information technology, systems analysis and design; professor

Journalism, Publishing

Ballantine, Richard BA, History, Stanford University Newspaper publishing
Reynolds, Judith MA. History of Art, University of Michigan Writing, criticism, political cartoons

Law

Sheftel, Janice LLB, University of Toledo Water rights law

Mathematics

Carson, Chuck Ph.D., Operations Research, Purdue University Mathematics, professor, mathematics career planning

Medical

Boyd,, John (Kip) M.D., University of Arizona Medical doctor, hospital Chief Medical Officer
Cleary, John (Sean) MBA, University of Michigan Medical systems, programs, management development
Grossman, Richard M.D. University of Pennsylvania OB-GYN; medical advisor, Basin Health Department; health education & journalism
Morton, Michael MA, University of Oklahoma Medical regulatory policy, government affairs; global harmonization; development of medical devices

Natural and Cultural Resources

Ragland, Chara Ph.D., Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M Univ. Wildlife & fisheries sciences, environmental communication, college teaching theory
Yearout, Robert MA, Government, George Washington University Park concessions management, park planning & management, National Park Service

Philosophy

Boyd, John (Kip) M.D. University of Arizona Medical ethicist at Mercy Regional Medical Center, taught medical ethics at FLC, expertise on advanced directives

Physics

Rottman, Gary Ph.D. Physics, John Hopkins University Environmental sciences; physics engineering; aerospace; professor

Psychology

Nettleton, Craig Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, University of New Mexico Cognitive behavioral therapy, school psychology, special education; professor

Sociology

Bystydzienski, Jill Ph.D. Sociology, State University of New York, Albany Sociology; women’s, gender & sexuality studies, professor

 

Business

Accounting

Frederick, Charles BA, Business & Accounting, Fort Lewis College CPA, accounting firm owner; tax, audit & business consulting

Business Administration and Management

Anderson, John BS, Industrial Administration, Yale University Management, marketing, non-profit management
Burnham, Mary Sue BA, Smith College Office management, employment services, volunteerism
Fleming, Cres Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, University of Colorado Strategy development, business model development for research, organizational redesign and development
Fuller, Douglas BA, Ohio State University Real estate, marketing, leasing
Jones, Tom MBA, University of Michigan Large team leadership, general management, strategic planning; business career planning
Masner, Gary MBA, Stanford University Strategic planning, business planning, management consulting, new enterprises, finance, venture capital, equity valuations
Mason, Dick Ph.D. Business Administration, University of California Ethics, information systems, management, professor
Morrison, Jack Ph.D. Social & Educational Change, Walden University Corporate training & organizational development, professor
Petersen, Betsy BA, English, Denison University Office administration, paralegal, community boards & volunteerism
Treat, Gary BS, Mechanical Engineering, Washington State University Business owner, sales management

 

Education

Anderson, Cissy Arts & Educ., Southern Meth. Univ., & University of Utah General education, community services, volunteerism
Anderson, John BS, Industrial Administration, Yale University Public education & school improvement, value of liberal arts education
Grossman, Gail MAT, Harvard Graduate School of Education Teacher of secondary and elementary education, Assistant Director, Durango Early Learning Center
Hoehlein, Richard Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University Continuing higher education, community education, teacher education; professor
Stremba, Bob Ed.D., Indiana University University adventure education / leadership program & curriculum development
Thomas, Dene Ph.D., English, University of Minnesota English professor, associate dean, letters & science, vice provost for academic affairs, president, two colleges
Widmeyer, George Ph.D., Informational Systems, University of Texas at Austin Online & hybrid learning, professor

 

Library

Mason, Foxie Ph.D., Information Sciences, Univ. of Southern California Information & library science, non-profit management; professor

 

Military

Patton, John U.S. Naval Academy U.S. naval aviation fighter pilot
Patton, Pam MS, Systems Management, Univ. of Southern California U.S. naval intelligence officer