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LincolnUniversityofMissouriResearchDirectoryBusiness23BRESEARCHDIRECTORY20132014THESOLDIERSMEMORIALLINCOLNUNIVERSITY onthecoverMorethan141yearsagothemenofthe62ndand65thColoredInfantriesfoundedLincolnUniversityMO.TodaythepresenceoftheSoldiersMemorialonthecampusofLincolnUniversityprovidesanopportunityforthefacultystaffalumnistudentsandfriendstohonorsupportandcontinuetheSoldiersDream. LincolnUniversityofMissouriResearchDirectoryBusiness23BLincolnUniversityAMessagefromOurPresidentiincolnUniversityhasneverbeforepublishedaDirectorydedicatedsolelytoresearchbutwebelievethetimeforsuchadocumentisnowuponus.Lincolnhasmorethandoubleditsextramuralfundingoverthepastfewyearsandweareproudtostatethatresearchactivitythroughoutourcampusisgrow-ingbyleapsandbounds.ThisDirectorygivesLincolntheopportunitytohighlightthemanyCentersProgramsandotherspecialresourcesourUniversityhasinplacetosupportresearchactivitiesaswellasaseriesofshortBiosketchesandcontactinformationforthemanyfacultyandstaffthatmakeupLincolnscollectiveresearchpotential.SeveralofthosecitedinthisDirectoryhavealreadybroughtthousandstomillionsofdollarsinexternalfundingtoourcampustosupporttheirworkinanincrediblydiversearrayofprojectsandtasksinteraliaseveralDepartmentofDefenseprojectsworkwithNIHandNSFcollaborationswithseveralofoursisterstateinstitutionsacrossMissouripartner-shipswithnumerouslargecompaniesandcorporationsacrossthenationanddozensofUSDAprojectstociteonlyafewoftheresearchventureswehaveunderway.IhopeyouenjoybrowsingthroughthisDirectoryandinturnndthatoneormoreofourareasofexpertiseoroneormoreofourresearcherscapabilitiesandinterestswillcatchyoureye.AndshouldthishappencertainlyweinviteyoutocontactusatLincolnUniversityaswealwaysareeagertopursuenewcollaborationsandpartnershipswiththoseoutsideourinstitutionthatwouldallowustocollectivelybetterservetheresidentsofMissouriournationandevencountriesbeyondourborders.ForeverwithBlueTigerPrideCarolynR.MahoneyPh.D.PresidentLincolnUniversityamessagefromourpresident iiContentsLinlnUniversiyAMessagefromOurPresidentITableofContentsII-IIIContactInformationResearchAdministrationIVAcademicDepartmentsVCentersProgramsandSpecialResourcesVIAdaptiveOpticsandNanophotonicsLaboratory1CenterforBehavioralHealthandResiliency2CenterforBioenergy3CenterforGeographicInformationSystemsandRemoteSensing4CenterForNanotechnologyandBiosensors5LUasan1890Land-GrantInstitution6CooperativeExtensionPrograms7CooperativeResearchProgramsDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalSciences8UniversityFarms10DepartmentofDefenseProgramsOfce11EngineeringSupportServicesandPrototypingLaboratory12LandmineDetectionandTrainingResearchFacility13NationalEmergencyManagementEducationCenterNEMEC14UndergraduateResearchOpportunities15KeyFacultyandStaffBusinessDavidBouras17EricBurgess17ManzoorChowdhury18LoisHeldenbrand18RobertoIke19CenterforInnovativeInstructionRachelSale20ComputerScienceTechnologyandMathematicsSivanandanBalakumar21DavidHeise21QingxiaLi22NihalSiriwardana22ContinuingEducationKathyPabst23CooperativeExtensionProgramsEmmanuelAjuzie24CharlotteClifford-Rathert24SanJunGu25HweiYingJohnson25NadiaNavarrete-Tindall26JamiePiero26CooperativeResearchProgramsDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalScienceRaimundBayan27JamesCaldwell27MajedDweik28JonathanEgilla28HamedEl-Mashad29FriedaEivazi29HalukGedikoglu30CharlesHicks30AbuaIkem31FengjingLiu31SteveMeredith32NsalambiNkongolo32ThomasOmara-Alwala33SwaminathanPalanisami33GregPierson34DarenRiedle34BruceShanks35HelenSwartz35SamsonTesfaye36tableofcoNtENtS LinlnUniversiyfMissuriResearhDireryBusiness23BLinlnUniversiyContentsiiiJimWetzel36WessehWollo37TumenWuliji37JohnYang38GuoluZheng38DepartmentofDefenseProgramsOfceDonaMcKinney39JamesRooney39EducationPatrickHenry40GourangaSaha40RhondaWood41HistoryandPoliticalScienceMichaelBardot42DebraFosterGreen42ThomasGubbels43AnnMezzell43BruceScovill44JournalismJanKnight45LifeandPhysicalSciencesZahraAfrasiabi46SunderBalasubramanian46JenniferBenne47KeesooLee47LeilaniRamos48MichaelScott48KristenStephan49AimeeWurst49NursingScienceGlendaDahlstrom50ConnieHamacher50AnnHeyen51JanetLong51AnnMcSwain52SocialandBehavioralSciencesMaraAruguete53AbloBah53KurtDeBord54GaryHomann54EugeneMatthews55TerryMoore55A-ZResearcherIndex56TopicIndex57NotesPages60contentscoNtENtS PresidentsOfce201YoungHall573-681-5042Dr.CarolynR.MahoneyPresidentRetiredAugust152012Dr.ConnieHamacherInterimPresidentCherrylJonesAdministrativeAssistantjonesclincolnu.eduRoseAnnOrtmeyerExecutiveAssistanttoPresidentandStaffSecretaryBoardofCuratorsortmeyerrlincolnu.edu_______________________________________________VicePresidentforAcademicAffairs206YoungHall573-681-5074JaneRallsAdministrativeAssistantrallsjlincolnu.eduDr.AnnHarrisVicePresidentforAcademicAffairsharrisalincolnu.edu_______________________________________________CollegeAgriculturalandNaturalSciences112BennettHall573-681-5109LorettaMerriweatherAdministrativeAssistantmerriweatherllincolnu.eduDr.SteveMeredithDeanmeredithlincolnu.eduCollegeofBehavioralandTechnologicalSciences312DamelHall573-681-5178MelindaDowneyAdministrativeAssistantdowneym2lincolnu.eduDr.RuthiSturdevantDeansturdevantrlincolnu.edu_______________________________________________CollegeofProfessionalStudiesGraduateStudies116StamperHall573-681-5247IrasemaSteckAdministrativeAssistantsteckilincolnu.eduDr.LindaBickelDeanbickelllincolnu.edu_______________________________________________GrantsAccounting205YoungHall573-581-5030StaceySchulteschulteslincolnu.edu_______________________________________________SponsoredResearchandGrants304YoungHall573-681-5031KendraEdwardsDirectoredwardsklincolnu.edu_______________________________________________UniversityGrantWriterDoDProgramsSupport115FoundersHall573-681-5142Dr.DonaMcKinneymckinneydlincolnu.eduivResearchAdministrationLinlnUniversiyRESEaRchaDMINIStRatIoN LinolnUniversiyofMissouriReserhDireoryBusiness23BLinolnUniversiyAcademicDepartmentsvacaDEMIcDEpaRtMENtSAgriculturalandEnvironmentalSciences107FosterHall573-681-5380DebbieHanlinSecretaryhanlind2lincolnu.eduDr.FriedaEivaziHead573-681-5461eivaziflincolnu.edu_______________________________________________BusinessandEconomics101StamperHall753-681-5487KennetteGoodmanSecretarykgoodmanlincolnu.eduDr.RobertoIkeHead573-681-6076ikerlincolnu.edu_______________________________________________ComputerScienceTechnologyandMathematics205DamelHall573-681-5482JulieSieglerSecretarysieglerjlincolnu.eduDr.SivanandanBalakumarHead573-681-5182balakumalincolnu.edu_______________________________________________Education452MartinLutherKingHall573-681-5250MaryAnnDavenportSecretarydavenportmlincolnu.eduDr.CynthiaChapelHead573-681-5210chapelclincolnu.edu_______________________________________________EnglishForeignLanguagesandJournalism431MartinLutherKingHall573-681-5280TierraTolliverSecretarytollivertlincolnu.eduDr.BryanSalmonsHead573-681-5234salmonsblincolnu.eduHistoryPoliticalScienceandPhilosophy415MartinLutherKingHall573-681-5231MaryBitterSecretarybittermlincolnu.eduDr.DebraFosterGreeneHead573-681-5231greenedlincolnu.edu_______________________________________________LifeandPhysicalSciences131FoundersHall573-681-5120BarbaraBrownSecretarybrownblincolnu.eduDr.JenniferBenneHead573-681-5125bennejlincolnu.edu_______________________________________________Nursing100ElliffHall573-681-5421ValerieHendersonSecretaryhendersonvlincolnu.eduDr.ConnieHamacherHead573-681-5423hamacherclincolnu.edu_______________________________________________SocialandBehavioralSciences310FoundersHall573-681-5145MicheleSchnurrSecretaryschnurrmlincolnu.eduDr.WalterCalJohnsonHead573-681-5140johnsonwlincolnu.edu viContentsLinlnUniversiyfMissuriReserhDireryAdaptiveOpticsandNanophotonicsLaboratory328FoundersHall573-681-5138Dr.SunderBalasubramanianDirectorbalasubramanianslincolnu.edu_______________________________________________CenterforBehavioralHealthandResiliency222FoundersHall573-681-52255227Dr.AbdoulayeBahDirectorbahalincolnu.edu_______________________________________________CenterforBioenergy203FoundersHall573-681-5994Dr.KeesooLeeDirectorkeesoolincolnu.edu_______________________________________________CenterforGeographicInformationSystemsGISandRemoteSensing307FoundersHall573-681-5397Dr.NsalambiNkongoloDirectornkongololincolnu.edu_______________________________________________CenterforNanotechnologyandBiosensors236FoundersHall573-681-5134Dr.MajedDweikDirectordweikmlincolnu.edu_______________________________________________CooperativeExtensionPrograms103AllenHall573-681-5550DonellaDeanAdministrativeAssistantdeandlincolnu.eduYvonneMatthewsInterimAssociate1890ExtensionAdministratormatthewylincolnu.eduCooperativeResearchPrograms112FosterHall573-681-5961CindyThompsonAdministrativeAssistantthompsonclincolnu.eduDr.FriedaEivaziAssociateDirector573-681-5461eivaziflincolnu.eduDepartmentofDefenseProgramsOfce115FoundersHall573-681-5142Dr.DonaMcKinneyUniversityGrantWriterDoDSupportmckinneydlincolnu.eduDr.JamesRooneyCoordinator573-681-5126rooneyjlincolnu.edu_______________________________________________EngineeringSupportServicesandPrototypingLaboratoryFoundersHallRooms19and218573-681-5464GregPiersonResearchEngineerManagerpiersonglincolnu.edu_______________________________________________LandmineDetectionandTrainingResearchFacilityCarverFarmBaldHillRdJeffersonCityMODoDProgramsOfce115FoundersHall573-681-51425126mckinneydlincolnu.edurooneyjlincolnu.edu_______________________________________________NationalEmergencyManagementEducationCenterNEMEC197ReplacementAveSuite120FortLeonardWoodMO65473573-329-1936AndrewCempacempaalincolnu.edu573-681-5206KathyPabstpabstklincolnu.edu573-308-5641JohnHavenshavensjlincolnu.edu573-681-5126JamesRooneyrooneyjlincolnu.edu_______________________________________________UniversityFarmsCarverFarmBusbyFarmFreemanFarmDr.FriedaEivaziAssociateDirectorCooperativeResearchPrograms573-681-5461eivaziflincolnu.eduDr.SteveMeredithDeanCollegeofAgricultureandNaturalSciences573-681-5109meredithlincolnu.eduviCentersProgramsandSpecialResourcesLinlnUniversiycENtERSpRogRaMSaNDSpEcIaLRESoURcES LincolnUniversityofMissouriResearchDirectoryBusiness23BIntheAdaptiveOpticsandNanophotonicsLaboratoryhousedinFoundersHallwithintheDepartmentofLifeandPhysicalSciencesatLincolnUniversityDr.Balasubramanianandhisstudentsusepropertiesoflighttolookatsurfacessurfacevibrationsandsub-surfacefeaturesinmaterialsandtissue.MultimodalityimagingthatcombinesanatomicalinformationandfunctionalinformationusingdiffusephotonsshortwavelengthforuorescenceprobeexcitationandadiffusedphotondensitywavelongwavelengthtomapandallowforsubsequentquantitativereconstructionsoffunctionalinformationisongoingworkincollaborationwiththeUniversityofMissouri-Columbia.Laser-basedadaptiveultrasonichomodynereceivingisastandoffdetectiontechniquethatcanbeusedinsituationswhereacontact-transduceriseitherinconvenientorimpossible.ItisachievedusingadaptiveholographyinsemiconductorAlGaAsGaAsphotorefractivemultiplequantumwells.PhysicsmajorsintheDepartmentofLifeandPhysicalSciencesandJeffersonCity-areahighschoolseniorshaveworkedintheAdaptiveOpticsandNanophotonicsLaboratory.LincolnisoptimisticthatthesewillbethesamestudentswhowillbereadytoexplorenewSTEMopportunitiesinthetechindustryaswellasinresearchlaboratoriesasinternsorasemployees.Thelaboratoryhasbeensetuptobeahubforthephysicalsciences.Itisasensorfabricationandelectro-opticalcharacterizationlab.Thefacilitiescanbeusedtoanalyzesolidliquidandgaseoussamplesusingbroad-spectrumlasersandlightsources.Theresearchoverlapswithotherfacultyinthedepartmentandintheuniversityintheeldsofnanotechnologyandmaterialsresearch.TheAdaptiveOpticsandNanophotonicsLaboratoryLincolnUniversityTheAdaptiveOpticsandNanophotonicsLaboratory1CONTACTDr.SunderBalasubramanianDirector573-681-5138balasubramanianslincolnu.edu TheCenterforBehavioralHealthandResiliencyisanoutgrowthofaverysuccessfulLincolnUniversityresearchprogramaimedtocurbanalarmingtrendinthemilitaryofelevatedsuicideratesamongoursoldiers.LincolnUniversityproducedBeyondTheFrontAnInteractiveLifePreservationTrainingProgramasaresultofthreeyearsofresearchaimedatloweringsuicideratesamongU.S.soldiers.ResearchtocreatethevideowasfundedbytheArmyResearchLaboratory.LUcollaboratedwithWillInteractiveUSArmyCenterforHealthPromotionandPreventiveMedicineUSACHPPMandtheArmyOfceoftheG-1toaddressissuesofsuicidalideationandbehavioramongourtroops.ThistrainingprogramwasoneofthemaintoolsusedbytheArmybeginningin2009withover1.5millionmilitarypersonnelaroundtheworldhavingreceivedinstructionthroughitsinteractivedesign.ThetoolwasusedtodeveloppreventionandbuildresiliencystatestheCentersDirectorDr.AbdoulayeBah.TheefforthasbeensosuccessfulthattheUSArmyorderedandLincolnanditscollaboratorsproducedasecondinteractiveDVDcalledTheHomeFrontwhichiscurrentlyamongthemilitarysmanyprogramsdesignedtofurtherreducesuicideratesamongourtroops.TheCenterhasexpandeditsscopetoincluderesearchandtrainingintheareasofsuicidepreventiontraininggrouplevelsuicideriskassessmentPTSDPostTraumaticStressDisorderscreeningfamilyviolenceassessmentandbuildingresiliency.TheCenterforBehavioralHealthandResiliency2TheCenterforBehavioralHealthandResiliencyLincolnUniversityCONTACTDr.AbdoulayeBahDirector573-681-52255227bahalincolnu.edu LincolnUniversityTheCenterforBioenergy3TheCenterforBioenergyfocusesonndingsolutionstothedifcultiesencounteredintheresearchanddevelopmentofmicroalgaebiomassproductionandconversiontobiofuelsandotherbiomaterials.TheCenterisamultidisciplinaryeffortincorporatingbiologychemistryandengineering.Itisalsoamulti-institutionalcollaborationwithLincolnUniversityMissouriUniversityofScienceTechnologyregionalelectricpowercooperativesandtheUSDA-ARSlaboratory.TheCenterforBioenergyincludesjointresearchandeducationalprojects.Thisresearchalsoservesasanexcellentplatformtotrainourstudentstointegrateknowledgeacrossdisciplinesthroughexperientiallearningopportunitiesinbioenergy-relatedscienceandengineering.TheCenterforBioenergyCONTACTDr.KeesooLeeDirector203FoundersHall573-681-5994keesoolincolnu.edu CONTACTDr.NsalambiNkongolo307FoundersHall573-681-5397nkongololincolnu.eduTheCenterforGeographicInformationSystemsGISandRemoteSensingisajointcollaborationbetweenLincolnUniversityandtheU.S.DepartmentofAgricultureNaturalResourcesConservationServiceUSDA-NRCS.ThroughtheCentersactivitiesLincolnUniversityhasbecomenationallyandinternationallyknownforacademicexcellenceinGISanditsapplications.TheCentersupportsbothacademicteachingandresearchactivitiesthroughouttheuniversity.Itenablesfacultyandstudentstocarryoutcollaborativeresearchseekprofessionaldevelopmentandimplementeducationalprogramsintheapplicationsofgeospatialsciences.TheCenterforGeographicInformationSystemsandRemoteSensing4TheCenterforGeographicInformationSystemsandRemoteSensingLincolnUniversity LincolnUniversityTheCenterforNanotechnologyandBiosensors5TheCenterforNanotechnologyandBiosensorspursuescollaborativeresearchinareasofnanotechnologyandbiologicalsciences.Ourgoalistopromotetechnologicaldevelopmentsintheeldofnanotechnologyandbiologicalsciencethroughappliedresearch.FurthertheCenterservestoenhanceoureducationandtrainingopportunitiesforourstudents.TheCentercollaborateswithvariouseducationalandindustrialpartners.CurrentmajorprojectsunderwayincludedevelopmentandtestingofBioMEMSMicroElectroMechanicalSystemsdevicesfordetectionofactivebacteriaE.ColiO157H7inbeefandasecondprojectseekingtodevelopinnovativesolarcelldesignsusingnanoparticles.TheCenterconductseducationalworkshopsduringthesummerforK-12studentsencouragingthemtoparticipateinnanotechnologyexperimentsdesignedspecicallytoenhancetheirunderstandingofnanoparticlefundamentals.TheCenterForNanotechnologyandBiosensorsCONTACTDr.MajedDweikDirectorFoundersHall236573-681-5134dweikmlincolnu.edu 6LincolnUniversityasan1890Land-GrantInstitutionLincolnUniversityLincolnUniversitywasfoundedonJanuary141866throughtheeffortsofthe62ndand65thColoredInfantriesandislocatedinJeffersonCityMissouri.LincolnInstituteasitwasoriginallyknownbeganreceivingaidfromthestateofMissouriin1870forthepurposeofteachertraining.AfricanAmericanteachersweredesperatelyneededatthattimetoeducatetheapproximatelyfourmillionslaveswhohadbeenfreedattheendoftheCivilWar.Itisestimatedthatabout96percentofthefreedslaveswereilliterate.LincolnUniversitycontinuedtoeducateonlyAfricanAmericansuntilthe1954BrownversusBoardofEducationcourtdecisionafterwhichLincolnopeneditsdoorstoeveryonewhometitsselectioncriteria.TodayLincolnisahighlydiverseraciallyintegrateduniversity.PassageoftheSecondMorrillActin1890resultedinLincolnUniversitysdesignationasaland-grantuniversity.Italsohasthehonorofbeingtheoldestoftheeighteen1890landgrantuniversities.The1890universitiesweredesignatedlongbeforetheBrownversusBoardofEducationdecision.AtthattimeAfricanAmericanswerenotallowedtomatriculateattheoriginal1862land-grantinstitutions.The1890universitiesprovidededucationalopportunitiesextensionservicesandresearchpotentialforAfricanAmericans.Oneoftwoland-grantuniversitiesinMissouriLincolnUniversityperformsitstripartitemissionofteachingresearchandextensionbaseduponneedsofMissouriscitizens.ProgramsaredevelopedincollaborationwithMissourisotherland-grantinstitutiontheUniversityofMissouriinordertouseresourcesaseffectivelyaspossible.Thiscollaborationisprimarilythroughcomplementaryratherthanduplicativeactivities.LincolnUniversityasan1890Land-GrantInstitution CooperativeExtensionTheprimarymissionofLincolnUniversityCooperativeExtensionLUCEistoenhancethequalityoflifefordiverselimitedresourceaudiencesthroughsupportiveresearchatlocalstateregionalnationalandinternationallevels.Ourprogramsaddresstheneedsofsmallfarmersin12countiesthroughoutthestateofMissouri.WehaveregionalandareaeducatorsinourUrbanImpactCentersinKansasCityandSt.LouisaswellasoutreachcentersinSikestonLilbournandCaruthersvilleinsoutheastMissouri.OurExtensionSpecialistslocatedprimarilyonLincolnsmaincampusfacilitateextensionandoutreachprogramscoveringessentialsubjectareasthatarerelevantandpositivelyimpactMissouriresidents.ThesesubjectareasincludeAgriculturalEconomicsandMarketingCommunityandLeadershipDevelopmentCompostingDiversityProgramsHumanResourcesDevelopmentInnovativeSmallFarmersOutreachProgramMinorityHealthandAgingNativePlantsSheepGoatandValue-addedFiberProgramSmallRuminantProgramSociallyDisadvantagedFarmersandRanchersProgramSoutheastMissouri1890ExtensionProgramsVegetable-integratedPestManagementYouthDevelopmentand4-HProgramYvonneMatthewsInterimAssociate1890ExtensionAdministratorCooperativeExtensionLincolnUniversityCooperativeExtension7 TheprimarymissionoftheCooperativeResearchprogramistoenhancethequalityoflifefordiverselimitedresourceaudiencesthroughsupportiveresearchatstateregionalnationalandinternationallevels.OurresearchprogramconcentratesonessentialsubjectareasthatarerelevanttoMissouriresidentsanditsupportsresearchforbothimmediateandfutureapplications.Missourihasalargeandgrowingnumberofsmallfarms.Researcheffortsareunderwayonbestmanagementpracticesforintegratingagriculturalsystemsonsmallfarmssotheyareeconomicallyviableenvironmentallysustainableandenergyandlaborefcient.ThisisparticularlyimportantinthediversiedsmallfarmoperationsservedbyLincolnUniversity.Focusareasofresearchincludeanimalscienceaquacultureagricultureeconomicbusinessenvironmentalsciencehumannutritionandfoodsafetyplantsciencesandsustainableenergy.Smallruminantresearchinanimalsciencefocusesongrazinghairsheepandgoatsonavarietyofdifferentforagesforgrowthandperformancemeasurementsevaluatingparasiteresistanceingoatscontroloffootrotinsheepandgoatsandgoatembryonicfetalmortalitystudies.LincolnUniversityhastakenaleadershiproleforaquacultureinthestateofMissouri.Researchisfocusedonleast-costdietsforbluegillandrelatedfoodshinMissourioptimizingindoormethodstosupportyear-roundgrowthandavailabilityofcrappieandbluegillandtheirnutrientrequirements.TheuniversityisalsodevelopingrapiddiseaseIDtechnologiesandeffectivebio-securitystandardstomaintaindisease-freestock.Environmentalsciencefocusesonareasofcontaminantcharacterizationwatershed-basedstudiestoidentifyandmapabandonedminesinawater-shedcontextandtoidentifyandmapcontaminationsthatmayarisefromthesemineshydrologicprocessescontrollingstreamwaterqualityinMissouriwatershedsdeterminationofagriculturalsourcesoffecalpollutioninwaterenvironmentalmonitoringandriskmanagementresultingfromCooperativeResearchProgramsDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalSciences8CooperativeResearchProgramsDept.ofAgricultureandEnvironmentalSciencesLincolnUniversity LincolnUniversityofMissouriResearchDirectoryBusiness23Bpesticidecontaminationandremotesensingtechnologiesappliedtoidentifythepollutionsourcesgreenhousegassequestrationanddevelopmentofremedialtechnologiesthatleadtosustainablesolutionsforcleanupandrestorationofimpairedenvironments.Plantscienceprojectsseektodevelopprotableandvalue-addedproductsandthemarketingofnewcropsandotherplantswithparticularfocusontheneedsofunderservedfarmerswithlimitedresources.Currentresearchfocusesonsustainablehydroponiccropproductionandcontrolledenvironmenthydroponictechniquessmallscaleblueberryevaluationhightunnelvegetableproductionpestmanagementandnativeplants.Thehumannutritionprogramisstudyingobesityincludingbutnotlimitedtodietlife-styleandlevelsofphysicalactivity.Theobesitypreventionresearchprogramaimstoinvestigateclinicalandbiochemicalparametersinhumanbloodassociatedwithobesityandmetabolicsyndrome.Thefocusistotreatandpreventcausesofobesityespeciallychildhoodobesity.ResearchisongoingintheareaoffoodsafetyusesnanotechnologytodevelopsimplereliableandefcientbiosensorsforthedetectionofviableE.colicontaminationinfood.Studiestodevelopalternativefuelsourcesthatarefeasibleeconomicallysoundandenvironmentallyfriendlyareunderinvestigationsuchasthepotentialformasscultivationofmicroalgaeasanalternativefuelsource.Bioenergywillbeanimportantfuelsourceinourfuture.Morethanone-thirdofourtransportationfuelconsumptionintheUScouldbeproducedfromlignocellulosicmaterials.Productionofbiogasbio-oilandbiocharfromswitchgrassandothercropsarebeingexamined.Theapplicationofbiochartosoilhasthepotentialtobealong-termsinkforatmosphericcarbondioxideaswellashavingthepossibilityofimprovingsoilfertilityandincreasedcropproduction.Potentialhazardsassociatedwithbiocharapplicationsarealsounderinvestigation.AgricultureeconomicbusinessprojectsfocusonthechallengesofruralentrepreneurshipanditsimpactoneconomicdevelopmentwithinthesoutheastregionofMissouritheimpactfarmsizehasonbiomassfeedstocksupplyforfarmerstheimpactofoff-farmworkonbiomassfeedstocksuppliesandsocialacceptabilityofbiomassfeedstocksupplieswithinfarmingcommunities.LincolnUniversityCooperativeResearchProgramsDept.ofAgricultureandEnvironmentalSciences9 10UniversityFarmsLincolnUniversityTheGeorgeWashingtonCarverFarmTheGeorgeWashingtonCarverFarmislocatedat3804BaldHillRoadinJeffersonCityMO.Itisapproximately165acresandishometoavarietyofresearchprojects.Areasofstudyincludesmallruminantssheepandgoatsaquaculturehorticultureandhydroponics.Inadditiontoresearchthisfarmservesasahubofeducation.Numerousmeetingsandeventsthroughouttheyearareheldinalargemeetingfacilitybuiltonthegrounds.Thefacilitiesarealsorentedtootherpublicandprivateentitiesformeetingsandclasses.OneverypopulareventisanFFAjudgingcontestattendedbyhundredsofhighschoolstudentsandteachersfromaroundthestateeachspring.TheFreemanFarmunofcialworkingnameThisfarmisthemostrecentadditiontotheLincolnUniversitysystem.Purchasedlessthantwoyearsagothe300-acrefarmislocatedonTannerBridgeRoadnearBrazitosome9milessouthofJeffersonCity.Thefarmisbeingdevelopedtoprovideopportunitiesforamultitudeofsmallruminantresearchprojects.Itcurrentlyishometoaherdofmeatgoatsthatarepartofaparasiteresis-tancestudy.TheBusbyFarmTheBusbyIntegratedFarmFacilityisa280-acresitelocated5milessouthofJeffersonCityoffHighway54onGollerRoad.Thefarmservesasaresearchanddemonstrationfacilityfororganicandintegratedsystemsthatincludesmallfruitsvegetablesaquaculturebiofuelsandruminantlivestock.UniversityFarms LincolnUniversityofMissouriResearchDirectoryBusiness23BTheDepartmentofDefenseProgramsOfceassistsfacultyandstaffinidentifyingandpursuingmilitarycollaborativeopportunitiesforouruniversity.Throughtheyearsthisofcehasexpandeditsroleandtodaypromotesexternalcollaborationsbetweenallgovernmentalagencieslocalstateandfederal.ThisexpandedscopehasfurtherresultedinsuccessfullybroadeningLincolnsopportunitieswithciviliansectoragenciescompaniesandorganizationsacrossthenation.Theofceiscommittedtopromotingexternalcollaborationswithalldisciplinesthrough-outtheuniversitywiththeresultbeingamorethandoubledlevelofextramuralfundingfortheuniversityinrecentyears.TheDoDProgramsOfceisstaffedbyaProgramsCoordinatorandafull-timeprofessionalGrantWriterAdministrativeAssistant.TheofceassistsLUfacultyandstaffwitheducationregardingexternalgrantandfundingopportunitiesproposalpreparationandsubmissionandassistancewithpost-awardcontractmaintenancesuchasmonitoringreportpreparationandthemyriadofotherrequiredregulationsandaccountabilitythatparallelexternallyfundedcontractsandawardsmadetoouruniversity.DepartmentofDefenseProgramsOfceLincolnUniversityDepartmentofDefenseProgramsOfce11CONTACT115FoundersHall573-681-51425126rooneyjlincolnu.edumckinneydlincolnu.edu TheEngineeringSupportServicesandPrototypingLaboratoryprovidesengineeringdesignandprototypingservicesforLincolnUniversity.OurgoalistoprovideLincolnfacultyandstaffwiththehighestlevelofengineeringandfabricationsupportinpursuitoftheirresearchobjectivestherebyallowingtheresearchertofocusontheirareaofexpertise.EngineeringSupportServicesESSisanon-campusassetwhichallowsforcloseinteractionbetweentheresearcherandESSstaffsavingtimeandmoneywhileprovidingresearcherssolutionstheyneedasquicklyaspossible.Thefacilityisstaffedbyamechanicalengineerandequippedwithawidearrayofmachinesandtooling.Materialstheshopcommonlyworkswithincludealuminumsteelpolycarbonateacrylicwoodandmanyspecialtycomposites.AdditionallyESShashigh-endcomputersandengineeringsoftwaresuchasAutoCADInventorallowingaclientsdesigntobedigitallyprototypedandtestedbeforeitisphysicallyproduced.ContacttheEngineeringSupportServicesandPrototypingLaboratoryifyouneedsupportoncurrentpendingorfutureresearchprojects.ESSstaffwillworkcloselywithyoutodenedesignandfabricateyournextsolution.EngineeringSupportServicesandPrototypingLaboratoryCONTACTGregPiersonFoundersHallRooms19and218Phone573-681-5464Emailpiersonglincolnu.edu12EngineeringSupportServicesandPrototypingLaboratoryLincolnUniversity LincolnUniversityofMissouriResearchDirectoryBusiness23BCONTACTDepartmentofDefenseProgramsOfce115FoundersHall573-681-51265142LandmineDetectionandTrainingResearchFacilityLincolnUniversityLandmineDetectionandTrainingResearchFacility13LincolnUniversityestablishedthisfacilityin2005onasmallsectionofitsCarverFarmlocatedoffBaldHillRoadthreemilessoutheastofLincolnsmaincampus.Thetrainingsiteisapproximatelytwoacresandcontains18custom-designedandmappedtrainingandtestinglanes.Traininglanesare1.5meterswideby15meterslongwitheachlanedividedintoten1.5mby1.5mcells.ThetraininglanesarecategorizedashighorlowclutterwithclutterbeingmetalobjectsthatarenotminesimulantsbutcanbedetectedbytheANPSS-14smetaldetector.Placementoftargetswithineachlaneandcellisrandomwithsomequalications.AlllaneshaveninesimulatedminesofvarioussizesstandardUSArmytrainingminesimulantsareused.Lowclutterlaneshave16piecesofclutterperlaneandhighclutterlaneshave31.Thelanesareperiodicallysweptforindigenousmetallicobjectsbyourstaffandiffoundtheseobjectsareremoved.Staffalsoperiodicallychecktheburialdepthandpositionoftargetsandmakeadjustmentsasnecessary.USArmypersonnelhavesubsequentlyupgradedthefacilitybyadding10additionallanesbetweentheoriginal18lanesthatareidenticalinsizesimulantandclutterdistributiontothelanesusedtotrainsoldiersintheuseofhandheldminedetectiontools.TodatestudieshavebeencompletedatthesiterelatingtoskillretentionovertimefollowinginitialtrainingontheANPSS-14effectsofsoiltypeandmoistureonfunctionalityofhandheldminedetectorsandfeasi-bilityofadaptinghand-helddetectorstoroboticplatformsremovingsoldiersfromdirectharmswayinthedetectionprocess. LincolnsNationalEmergencyManagementEducationCenterislocatedintheUniversityofMissouriTechParkatFortLeonardWoodMO.Itsobjectiveistofocusonprovidingtrainingandprofessionaleducationtoclientsofgovernmentcivilandmilitaryandcivilianrespondersinvolvedincrisisorconsequencemanagementeffortsatalllevels.NEMECsdesireistoensurethatfullspectrumcontingencyplanningandresponsetrainingisavailabletoresponseplannersandproviders.Courselevelsrangefromcontinuingeducationunitstomasterslevelprogramming.NEMECsprogrammingisdesignedtoassureourcitizensofeffectiveefcientandtimelypreparationmitigationresponseandrecoverytodisasterswhethernaturalormanmadeandregardlessofscopeandcomplexity.Courseofferingsviatraditionaldistanceonlineandotherdeliverymodesareindevelopment.TrainingopportunitieswillfocusonemergencymanagementintroductionstoHAZMETmilitaryresourcesinemergencymanagementtheNationalIncidentManagementSystemNIMStheNationalResponseFrameworkNRFandEOCManagementandOperations.NationalEmergencyManagementEducationCenterNEMECContact197ReplacementAvenueSuite120FortLeonardWoodMO65473Phone573329-1936573681-5206E-mailcempaalincolnu.edupabstklincolnu.eduhavensjlincolnu.edu14NationalEmergencyManagementEducationCenterLincolnUniversity LincolnUniversityofMissouriResearchDirectoryBusiness23BResearchaddsvaluetostudentseducationalexperienceallowingthemtoseerealworldconnectionswithwhattheyhavelearnedintheirformalcoursework.Theexperiencethesestudentsgainwhileworkingcloselywithourprofessorshasrepeatedlybeendemonstratedasthedrivingforceleadingtotheirchoiceofpursuinggraduateeducationandcareersintheappliedsciencesandhealthprofessions.LincolnUniversityisconvincedthatthereisnobetterwayforastudenttotrulyunderstandsciencethanthehands-oncriticalthinkingskillsdevelopedthroughactivelyparticipatinginresearch.Studentsareeligibletoreceivenancialsupportandcollegecredittowardstheirdegreeprogramsfortheirresearchparticipation.Directnancialsupportisfrequentlyavailableforstudentresearchassistantsworkingwithinfundedprojectsacrossourcampus.WiththreeresearchfarmsnumerousprojectsfundedbyUSDANSFDepartmentsofEducationLaborandEnergyDepartmentofDefenseaswellasotherexternally-fundedprogramsthereareampleopportunitiesforstudentstobecomeinvolvedinresearchasavalue-addedcomponentoftheireducation.Additionallyemployersandgraduateorprofessionalschooladmissionsboardslookfavorablyonapplicantswhohaveparticipatedasundergraduatesinresearchactivities.UndergraduateResearchUndergraduatestudentsatLincolnUniversityareencouragedtoparticipateinavarietyofresearchactivitiesunderwayatourinstitution.LincolnUniversityUndergraduateResearch15 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LincolnUniversityofMissouriResearchDirectoryBusiness23BBUSINESSLincolnUniversityBusiness17DavidBouras108StamperHall573-681-6083bourasdlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofNebraskaLincolnM.S.InternationalCenterforAdvancedMediterraneanAgronomicStudiesICAMASParisDiplomaofSpecializedPost-GraduateStudiesinEconomicScience-BusinessManagementMarketingInternationalCenterforAdvancedMediterraneanAgronomicStudiesICAMASParisResearchFocusAppliedEconometricsandOptimizationRiskAnalysisBusinessForecastingNewEmpiricalIndustrialOrganizationDr.DavidBourasisanAssistantProfessorofBusinessatLincolnUniversity.HeholdsaDiplomaofSpecializedPost-GraduateStudiesinEconomicScience-BusinessManagementMarketingandM.S.inEconomicandManagementSciencesfromtheInternationalCenterforAdvancedMediterraneanAgronomicStudiesICAMASandPh.D.inAgriculturalEconomicsfromUniversityofNebraskaLincoln.PriortojoiningLincolnUniversityDr.BourasworkedforalmostfouryearsasanEconomistattheUniversityofArkansasatPineBluffintheDepartmentofFisheriesandAquaculture.Hehasseveralpublicationsinrefereedjournalsandservesasareviewerfornumerousjournals.Hismainareasofresearchinterestincludenewempiricalindustrialorganizationappliedeconometricsandoptimizationriskanalysisandbusinessforecasting.ResearchTagsEmpiricalIndustrialOrganizationAppliedEconometricsandOptimizationRiskAnalysisBusinessForecastingEricS.Burgess210StamperHall573-681-5609burgesselincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofNorthDakotaGrandForksM.B.A.LincolnUniversityJeffersonCityMOB.S.LincolnUniversityJeffersonCityMOResearchFocusStrategicPlanningForeignDirectInvestmentinAfricaIntegratingTechnologyintheCollegeCurriculumDr.EricBurgessaSt.LouisnativeholdsaB.S.degreeinBusinessAdministrationandaMasterofBusinessAdministrationdegreeinBusinessManagementbothfromLincolnUniversity.HecontinuedhisstudiesattheUniversityofNorthDakotawhereheattainedhisdoctoratedegreeinEducationalLeadership.Dr.BurgesscurrentlyisaBusinessManagementAssistantProfessoratLincolnUniversity.PriortojoiningtheLUfacultyhetaughtfortheUniversityofMinnesotaandRustCollegeinMississippi.HewasalsoanOperationsManagerforProcterandGamble.HeteachesseveralbusinesscoursesatLUaswellasservingasthefacultyadvisorforStudentsinFreeEnterpriseSIFE.Hehasauthorednumerouspublicationsandledmultiplepresentationsonstrategicplanningleadershipanddiversity.Dr.BurgessalsoparticipatesinnumerousorganizationsincludingtheNAACPandtheUrbanLeague.ResearchTagsStrategicPlanningTechnologyIntegrationFDIinAfricaStrategicPlanningDiversityUrbanLeague BUSINESS18BusinessLincolnUniversityManzoorChowdhury109StamperHall573-681-6077chowdhurymlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.TexasAMUniversityCollegeStationM.B.A.UniversityofSouthernMississippiHattiesburgB.A.UniversityofDhakaBangladeshResearchFocusDataAnalysisandForecastingEconometricModelingEnvironmentalEconomicsPovertyIncomeDisparityandUnemploymentInternationalBusinessManzoorChowdhuryisanAssistantProfessorofBusinessAdministration.Dr.Chowdhuryhasover15yearsofcombinedexperienceinacademicresearchprivatesectoranalyticalresearchandoverseasconsultingandteaching.HehasworkedasaResearchScientistVisitingProfessoratTexasAMUniversitySeniorManageratSprint-NextelCorporationinOverlandParkKansasPrincipalAnalystatTimeWarnerinNorthernVirginiaAdjunctProfessoratWebsterUniversityandasanAssociateProfessoratIndependentUniversityinDhakaBangladeshbeforejoiningLincolnUniversity.Dr.Chowdhurysresearchworkinvolvedcost-benetanalysiseconomicfeasibilityofwatersupplyprojectsevaluationofalternativeenvironmentalpoliciesforgroundwaterpollutionnancialmodelingdataanalysisandforecastingandcorporatestrategicplanning.Hiscurrentresearchfocusesonrecessionanditsimpactonincomedisparitypovertyandunemployment.HeisalsotherecipientoftheUniversitiesCouncilonWaterResourcesOutstandingDissertationAward.ResearchTagsDataAnalysisandForecastingInternationalBusinessEnvironmentalEconomicsCost-BenetAnalysisIncomeDisparityPovertyUnemploymentLoisHeldenbrand209StamperHall573-681-6081heldenbrandllincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.CapellaUniversityM.S.Ed.NorthwestMissouriStateUniversityMaryvilleB.S.Ed.NorthwestMissouriStateUniversityMaryvilleResearchFocusMarketingLeadershipEmployeeEngagementSeniorServicesStrategyLoisHeldenbrandisanAssistantProfessorofMarketingwiththeDepartmentofBusinessatLincolnUniversity.Herexperienceincludesbusinessownershipmanagementqualityimprovementstrategicplanningmarketingemployeeengagementcitizenandemployeesurveysandanadultcareprogramfeasibilitystudy.AtthecommunitylevelDr.Heldenbrandhasworkedwithnon-protsfocusedontheinfrastructureandservicesforseniorcare.Currentresearchinterestsincludeleadershipmarketingbusinessstrategyemployeeengagementandseniorissues.SherecentlypublishedherresearchinMissingLinkIntegratedIndividualLeadershipDevelopmentEmployeeEngagementandCustomerValue-AddedImprove-mentinPerformanceImprovement.ResearchTagsMarketingSeniorServicesStrategyWorkforceQualityImprovement LincolnUniversityofMissouriResearchDirectoryBusiness23BBUSINESSLincolnUniversityBusiness19RobertoM.Ike101AStamperHall573-681-6076ikerlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.SaintLouisUniversitySt.LouisM.A.andM.Div.PonticalCollegeJosephinumColumbusOHB.Phil.BigardMemoralSeminaryNigeriaResearchFocusPublicPolicySocialEconomicsOrganizationalBehaviorCulturalDiversityPublicAdministrationRobertoM.IkeisaProfessorofBusinessAdministrationatLincolnUniversity.Dr.Iketeachesbothgraduateandundergraduateclassesinpublicadministrationandbusinessadministration.HeobtainedaPh.D.inPublicPolicyandAdministrationfromSaintLouisUniversitySt.LouisMissouri.ResearchTagsAdvocacyCoalitionWelfarePolicyCoalitionConsensusCapitalismAnA-ZIndexofallfacultyandstaffincludedinthisdirectoryissummarizedonpage56nearthebackofthisdirectory. cENtERfoRINNoatIEINStRUctIoN20CenterForInnovativeInstructionLinlnUniversiyRachelA.Sale18MartinLutherKingHall573-681-5442salerlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.CapellaUniversityM.S.CapellaUniversityM.A.UniversityRedlandsCAB.S.LincolnUniversityJeffersonCityMOResearchFocusSocialNetworkingCommunicationintheOnlineClassroomJustinTimeTrainingforOnlineInstructorsInstructionalDesignforOnlineLearningProjectManagementRachelSaleisanAssistantProfessorintheDepartmentofComputerScienceTechnologyandMathematicsandcurrentlyservesastheDirectoroftheCenterforInnovativeInstruction.InadditionDr.SaleiscurrentlyinhersecondyearasSecretaryfortheFacultySenateandhasalsobeentheDirectoroftheeLearningDepartment.Herworkattheuniversityincludesdevelopingonlinehybridandtechnology-richcoursesandhelpingtoprovideappropriateprofessionaldevelopmentforinstructorsteachingthoseclasses.Dr.SalewasinstrumentalinbringingtheQualityMattersProgramtoLincolnUniversityandisleadingacadreofdesignersandfacultythroughtheQualityMattersCerticationProgram.AsapartofthatcerticationDr.SalescurrentresearchisfocusedonfacultyperceptionstochangesimplementedwiththeQualityMattersProgram.ResearchTagsSocialNetworkingFacebookDiscussionForumsTrainingProjectManagementOnlineCoursesQualityMattersAnindexofthemajortopicsofinterestandexpertiseforfacultyincludedwithinthisdirectoryappearsonpages57-59nearthebackofthisdirectory. LinlnUniversiyfMissuriReserhDireryBusiness23BcoMpUtERScIENcEtEcNoLogaNDMatEMatIcSLinlnUniversiyComputerScienceTechnologyandMathematics21SivanandanBalakumar205DamelHall573-681-5182balakumalincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.TexasTechUniversityLubbockM.S.TexasTechUniversityLubbockB.S.UniversityofSriLankaResearchFocusChangePointProblemsApproximatingNormalDensityFunctionsTwo-pointBoundaryValueProblemsSivanandanBalakumarisaProfessorofMathematicsandChairoftheDepartmentofComputerScienceTechnologyandMathematicsatLincolnUniversity.Hisresearchincludesboundaryvalueproblemschange-pointproblemsandapproximatingnormaldensityfunctions.Hehaspublishedpapersinmathematicaljournalsandwrittenachapterinatextcollaboratingwithhisthesisadvisor.ResearchTagsChangePointProblemsTwo-PointBoundaryValueProblemsNormalDensityFunctionsDavidHeise220DamelHall573-681-5104HeiseDlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.inElectricalandComputerEngineeringUniversityofMissouriM.S.inComputerEngineeringUniversityofMissouriB.S.inComputerEngineeringUniversityofMissouriB.S.inComputerScienceUniversityofMissouriResearchFocusSignalProcessingAutomaticMusicTranscriptionEldercareTechnologySoftwareEngineeringComputerScienceandEngineeringEducationDavidHeiseisanAssistantProfessorintheDepartmentofComputerScienceTechnologyandMathematicsatLincolnUniversity.InadditiontohisteachingdutieshehasengagedinanumberoffundedDepartmentofDefenseNationalScienceFoundationresearchprojectsincludingsignalprocessingandalgorithmdevelopmentforRamanspectroscopyincludingverylowsignal-to-noiseratiosanddevelopmentofahydraulicbedsensorfornon-intrusivedetectionofpulseandrespirationduringsleep.Hehasalsobeeninvolvedinsoftwaredevelopmentespeciallyinemergencypreparednessforthenuclearindustry.AdditionallyHeisehasreceivedfundingforeducationalactivitiesleadingahighschoolsummercampinmobileapplicationdevelopmentandinstantiatingopportunitiesforcitizensacrossMissouritobetrainedinenergyindustryfundamentals.Heiseisamusicianandhasakeeninterestinaudiosignalprocessingspecicallyanalysisofsoundandautomaticmusictranscription.ResearchTagsSignalProcessingEldercareTechnologyMusicAutomaticMusicTranscription coMpUtERScIENcEtEchNoLogaNDMathEMatIcS22ComputerScienceTechnologyandMathematicsLinlnUniversiyQingxiaLi111DamelHall573-681-5158liqlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.LouisianaStateUniversityBatonRougeB.S.ShandongUniversityChinaResearchFocusControlTheoryNonlinearProgrammingOptimizationQingxiaLiisanAssistantProfessorintheDepartmentofComputerScienceTechnologyandMathematicsatLincolnUniversity.Hisresearchincludescontroltheorynonlinearprogrammingandoptimization.HeisalsothecoordinatoroftheLincolnUniversityMathCirclewhichisfundedbytheMathematicalAssociationofAmerica.ResearchTagsControlTheoryNonlinearProgrammingOptimizationNihalSiriwardana115DamelHall573-681-5184siriwardlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofWisconsin-MilwaukeeM.S.UniversityofWisconsin-MilwaukeeB.S.UniversityofColomboSriLankaResearchFocusNumericalSolutionofPartialDifferentialEquationsFiniteDifferenceMethodsExperimentalDesignsNihalSiriwardanaisaProfessorofMathematicsatLincolnUniversity.HeisanumericalanalystandhisresearchinterestsincludeconstructingnumericalsolutionsforpartialdifferentialequationsspecicallytheNavier-Stokesequations.Secondaryareaofinterestisexperimentaldesign.HecurrentlyservesasthedepartmentalrepresentativefortheExecutiveCommitteeoftheFacultySenateatLincoln.ResearchTagsFiniteDifferenceNumericalSolutionPartialDifferentialEquationsExperimentalDesign LinlnUniversiyfMissuriReserhDireryBusiness23BcoNtINUINgEDUcatIoNaNDExtENDEDStUDIESLinlnUniversiyContinuingEducationandExtendedStudies23KathyPabst900LeslieBoulevardSuiteC573-681-5206pabstklincolnu.eduEducationM.B.A.WilliamWoodsUniversityFultonMOB.S.WilliamWoodsUniversityFultonMOResearchFocusWorkforceDevelopmentAdultEducationKathyPabstistheDirectorofContinuingEducationandExtendedStudiesatLincolnUniversity.Sheisresponsibleforalloff-campuscoursesnon-creditcoursesdualcreditforhighschoolstudentsandgeneraleducationcoursesattheFortLeonardWoodcampus.SheisalsotheLearninginRetirementuniversityliaisonandmanagestheSouthCampusConferenceCenter.Herinterestsincludeworkforcedevelopmentandaligningprofessionaldevelopmenttrainingopportunitieswithindustryneeds.Kathyhasover15yearsexperi-enceinnon-protassociationmanagementmeetingplanningcontinuingadulteducationmarketingandpublicrelations.ShewasinstrumentalinimplementingtheWorldwideYouthinScienceandEngineerRegion-alCompetitionatLUorganizingaconferenceonwomensworkforceissuesplanningaconferenceonlivinghealthyinretirementhostingtheMUFireandRescueTrainingInstituteandthedesignandinfrastructurefortherecentlyrenovatedSouthCampusConferenceCenter.ResearchTagsBusinessProjectManagementAdultEducationConcurrentEnrollmentElderhostelPublicRelationsContactinformationforLincolnsresearchadministrationacademicdepartmentsandcentersprogramsandspecialresourceswehavehighlightedcanbefoundonpagesIVVInearthefrontofthisdirectory. coopERatIEExtENSIoN24CooperativeExtensionLinlnUniversiyEmmanuelI.S.Ajuzie219AllenHall573681-5635ajuzieelincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofConnecticutStorrsM.S.UniversityofConnecticutStorrsM.S.ClemsonUniversitySCB.S.AustinPeayStateUniversityTNResearchFocusMacroeconomicIssuesandHealthMarketingofAgriculturalProductsEnvironmentalandNaturalResourceIssuesNewGenerationGrowthCooperativeEsta.EmmanuelAjuzieisanAssociateProfessorofAgriculturalEconomics.HeteachesagriculturaleconomicsandeconomicscoursesandworksinCooperativeExtensionandResearch.Dr.Ajuziehasdiverseareasofinterest.Hehasresearchedandjointlypublishedjournalarticlesonissuesofinationandinterestrateprojectinglongtermimpactsofthesevariablesonpriceandeconomicstabilityinvestigatedtheeffectofoilspeculationontheeconomyespeciallyinationpricesandinterestrateprojectingthedurationoftheimpactoftheseeconomicvariablesdevelopedmarketingcooperativeswithneworganizationalstructureforperpetualexistencetargetingsmallproducersexaminedenvironmentalandnaturalresourceissuesandrmsizeefciencyinthehealthcareindustry.Dr.Ajuziehasdonefeasibilitystudiesforsmallandmid-sizefarmsandpublishedExtensionarticlesontheeconomicsandmarketingofgoatandsheep.HehasbeenrecognizedbytheMontclairWhosWhoinCollegiateFacultyNorthAmericaandWhosWhoinAmericanCollegesandUniversities.HehasalsoreceivedtheDistinguishedLeadershipAwardfromtheAmericanBiographicalAssociationandtheScholasticBaccalaureateHonorsinEconomics.ResearchTagsMacroeconomicsMarketingAgriculturalProductsOilSpeculationGoatsandSheepCharlotteClifford-Rathert110AllenHall573-681-5169clifford-rathertclincolnu.eduEducationD.V.M.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaB.S.UniversityofNevadaRenoResearchFocusEmbryonicandFetalLossinGoatsandSheepInvasiveVegetationControlUsingGoatsandSheepSmallRuminantHerdHealthManagementCharlotteClifford-RathertisanAssistantProfessorofExtension.ShecurrentlyservesastheStateSmallRuminantSpecialist.Hergoalsaretoprovideeducationalanswerstohealthandproductionquestionsthatgoatandsheepproducersmayhaveandtohelppromoteandmaintainamarketfortodaysgoatandsheepproducers.SheregularlycontributestoeXtensionanonlineeducationalpartnershipof1862and1890land-grantuniversitiesintheU.S.SheisacontributortotheeXtensionGoatIndustryCommunityofPracticeLeadershipCommitteeandAsktheExpert.CurrentresearchprojectsarefundedbytheUSDAandtheNRCS.ResearchTagsGoatsSheepSmallRuminantsSilvopastureBiologicalVegetationControlEmbryonicandFetalLoss LinlnUniversiyfMissuriReserhDireryBusiness23BcoopERatIEExtENSIoNLinlnUniversiyCooperativeExtension25SanjunGu111AllenHall573-681-5524sanjun.guLincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofNebraskaLincolnM.S.ChinaAgriculturalUniversityBeijingChinaB.S.ShandongAgriculturalUniversityTaianChinaResearchFocusSustainableVegetableandSmallFruitProductionVegetableGraftingSeasonExtensionwithHighTunnelsVarietyTrialsforVegetablesandSmallFruitsBeginningandLimitedResourceFarmersSanjunGuisanAssistantProfessorandStateHorticultureSpecialistfromCooperativeResearchandExtensionwithasplitappointmentof75percentextensionand25percentresearch.HereceivedhisbachelorsdegreeinvegetablecropsfromShandongAgriculturalUniversityMSDegreeinVegetableBreed-ingandTissueCulturefromChinaAgriculturalUniversityandPh.D.inViticultureandForestryfromUniversityofNebraska-LincolnUNL.Dr.GujoinedLincolnUniversityin2008withstatewideresponsibilityforcommer-cialvegetableandsmallfruitproduction.Priortothathedidoneyearpost-doctoralresearchongenetransfor-mationinsoybeanandwheatatUNLandlatertheViticultureProgramleaderatKentuckyStateUniversity.Hisresearchinterestsincludevegetablegraftingvegetableproductioninhigh-tunnelsandothersolarplasticgreenhousesaswellasnewvarietytrials.Dr.GualsomanagestheInnovativeSmallFarmersOutreachProgramandOutreachandtheAssistancetoSociallyDisadvantagedFarmersandRanchersPrograms.ResearchTagsVegetableCropsGraftingHighTunnelSustainableAgricultureSmallFarmsSociallyDisadvantagedFarmersHwei-YiingLiJohnson220AllenHall573-681-5533johnsonhlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.VirginiaPolytechnicInstituteandStateUniversityBlacksburgM.S.TheOhioStateUniversityColumbusB.S.NationalTaiwanUniversity-TaipeiTaiwanResearchFocusCompostingAerobicWormandEMGreenRoofandGreenWallPlantGenotypingHerbEssentialOilExtractionsAnalysisandBioassaysUsingInsectsAeroallergenPollenandMoldIdenticationandMonitoringHwei-YiingLiJohnsonisanAssociateProfessorinCooperativeExtension.Herinterestsandtrainingsareinplantandenvironmentalsciences.ThroughgrantfundingsheoversawthedesignandconstructionoftheLUCompostingFacility.Sheisexperiencedwithcompostingmonitoringandcompostqualityevaluation.Shepromotescompostingeducationandcompostuseassoilamendmentinenvironmentgreeningprojects.SheoversawthedesignconstructionandmaintenanceofagreenroofgreenwallraingardenandnativeplantgardensattheAllanT.BusbyAgriculturalResearchFarm.Dr.Johnsonisexperiencedingenotypingplantgroupsofscentedgeraniumsandelderberry.Sheisknowledgeableaboutherbsandtheirusesinculinaryhealthimprovementandinsectdeterrence.Dr.Johnsonisexperiencedwithessentialoilchemicalextractionsandanalysisandtheiractivitybioassaysagainstinsects.Sheistrainedinairqualitymonitoringandisexperiencedinaeroallergenidenticationandcounting.ResearchTagsCompostingGreenRoofGreenWallAeroallergenRainGardenNativePlantGarden coopERatIEExtENSIoN26CooperativeExtensionLinlnUniversiyNadiaNavarrete-Tindall306AllenHall573-681-5392navarrete-tindallnlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.SouthernIllinoisUniversityCarbondaleM.S.SouthernIllinoisUniversityCarbondaleB.S.UniversidaddeElSalvadorResearchFocusNativeEdiblePlantsasNon-traditionalCropsEffectofGardeningonWell-beingofYouthandOlderAdultsNativeLegumesasCoverCropstoIncreaseTreeGrowthandDevelopmentUseofNativePlantsinRestorationAreasintheMarkTwainNationalForestNadiaNavarrete-TindallisAssociateProfessorandNativePlantExtensionSpecialistatLincolnUniversityCooperativeExtension.SheistheProgramDirectoroftheNativePlantsProgramandtheGardeningasTherapyProjectthatincludesthedevelopmentofLincolnUniversityFarmersMarketCommunityGardenandSproutsandRootsProgram.TheNativePlantsProgramoffersseminarsandelddaysthroughouttheyearandnativeplantoutdoorlaboratoriesanddemonstrationgardenshavebeenestablishedindifferentlocationsinMissouri.TheSproutsandRootsProgramspurposeispromotingintergenerationalrelationshipsbetweenchildrenandolderadultswiththemaingoalofimprovingtheirwayoflifethroughtheadoptionofhealthyhabitsincludinggardeningandbetternutrition.SheisdevelopinganativeplantsprogramwithcollaboratorsinhernativeElSalvador.ShewasawardedtheMasterConservationAwardbytheMissouriConservationCommissionin2008.ResearchTagsNativePlantsProgramNativeLegumesNativePlantsforPollinatorsDanthoniaSpicataAmorphaJamieC.Piero212AllenHall573-681-5522pinerojlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofMassachusettsAmherstYr.CourseinStatisticalMethodsUniversityVeracruzMexicoB.S.UniversityofVeracruzMexicoResearchFocusIntegratedPestManagementInsectSensoryEcologyDevelopmentofAttractandKillPestSystemsBehavioral-basedandOrganicCompatiblePestManagementMethodsDr.PierojoinedLincolnUniversityasanAssistantProfessorStateIntegratedPestManagementIPMSpecialistinApril2010.HisresearchisaimedatinvestigatingkeyaspectsofinsectbehaviortodevelopaffordablealternativeinsectpestmanagementstrategiestocombatkeyinsectpestsofvegetablecropsinMissouri.HeisdevelopinginsectIPMtacticsthatareeffectiveenvironmentallyfriendlyandcompatiblewithsustainableandorganicagriculture.Dr.PieroalsohasstatewideExtensionresponsibilityforallaspectsofintegratedpestmanagementinvegetableandsmallfruitproduction.Dr.Pierospublicationrecordincludes42peer-reviewedand22grower-orientedarticlesandfourbookchapters.HehassecurednearlyahalfmilliondollarsinextramuralfundingfrominstitutionssuchasUSDANIFASAREandtheNorthCentralIPMCenter.OtherprofessionalactivitiesincludeservingonthereviewpanelsofvariousUSDAprogramsandservingasareviewerofscienticproposalsforBARDtheUnitedStates-IsraelBinationalAgriculturalResearchandDevel-opmentFund.Dr.Pierohasalsopeer-reviewedarticlesformorethan15entomologicalecologicaljournals.ResearchTagsIntegratedPestManagementInsectSensoryEcologyAttractandKillSystemsBehaviorally-basedPestManagementInsectBehavior LinlnUniversiyfMissuriReserhDireryBusiness23BcoopERatIERESEaRcDEpaRtMENtoagRIcULtUREaNDENIRoNMENtaLScIENcELinlnUniversiyCooperativeResearchDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalScience27RaimundBayan308FosterHall573-681-5592bayanrlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.GeologyPh.D.SoilMineralogyUniversityofKentuckyLexingtonM.S.IowaStateUniversityAmesB.S.LincolnUniversityJeffersonCityMOResearchFocusBiomassandBioenergyResearchandProduction.CharacteristicsofBiocharProducedfromDifferentFeedstocksandEffectsonSoilPhysicochemicalandBiologicalPropertiesSoilandWaterPollutionClayMineralogyandEnvironmentalGeochemistryX-RayMineralogyandCoalPetrologyDr.RaimundBayanisanAssistantProfessorofSoilsandEnvironmentalScienceatLincolnUniversity.Hehasdoneextensiveworkinsoilmineralogychemistryandfertility.Heisalsoalow-temperaturegeochemistwithhands-onexperienceinanalyticalchemistryassessmentofincipientmetamorphismoflutitesandkerogensandphillosilicatesinsoilsandsediments.HehasalsodoneworkinAppalachiancoal-bearingsedimentaryrocksandreclamationofdisturbedland.Hisresearchinterestsincludesoilandwaterpollutioninteractionsofsoilclaymineralswithorganiccompoundsandsoilfertility.Heiscurrentlydoingresearchintheareaofbiomassproductioncharacterizationofbiocharasabyproductofthermochemicaldecompositionofbiomassandeffectofbiocharonsoilphysicochemicalproperties.ResearchTagsBioenergyBiocharSoilandWaterPollutionX-rayMineralogyCoalPetrologyJamesD.Caldwell111SmallAnimalResearchFacility573-681-5374caldwellj2lincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofArkansasFayettevilleM.S.UniversityofArkansasFayettevilleB.S.MoreheadStateUniversityMoreheadKYResearchFocusRuminantNutritionGrazingSystemsForagesJamesCaldwellisanAssistantProfessorofAnimalScienceintheDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalScienceatLincolnUniversitywithanadjunctappointmentattheUniversityofArkansas.HeteachesanimalnutritionandforagerelatedcoursesprimarilyAppliedNutritionRuminantNutritionandPasturesandForages.Hisresearchprimarilyfocusesonruminantnutritionandgrazingsystemsdealingwithbothsmallandlargeruminantanimals.HehasbeenthePDorCo-PDofseveralresearchprojectsfundedbyUSDANIFAandNRCSandhasnumerousresearcharticlespublished.CaldwellhasbeenareviewauthorforTheProfessionalAnimalScientisthasbeenaninvitedspeakeratdifferentconferencesandisinvolvedinnationalcollaborativeprojects.ResearchTagsRuminantNutritionForageCropsAppliedNutritionGrazingSystems coopERatIERESEaRchDEpaRtMENtofagRIcULtUREaNDENIRoNMENtaLScIENcE28CooperativeResearchDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalScienceLinlnUniversiyMajedDweik236FoundersHall573-681-5134dweikmlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaB.S.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaResearchFocusNanotechnologyOpticalSensorandBiosensorsforBiologicalandChemicalAnalytesBio-MEMSPlatformforDetectionAlternativeEnergyandBioenergyMajedDweikisanAssistantProfessorofPhysicsatLincolnUniversity.HeisthefounderandDirectoroftheCenterForNanotechnologyCNTatLU.CNTactivelypromotesinstructionofstudentsaboutnano-technologythroughdevelopedhands-onexperiments.Inthelabstudentslearnfundamentalsofnano-technologyfabricationandsynthesisofnanomaterialstestingandcharacterizationofsurfacesandnanoapplications.Dr.Dweiksworkisonapplicationsofnanotechnologyindetectionandenergyharvesting.HehasthreelaboratoriesincludingoneBSL2laboratory.CurrentworkincludesdevelopmentofBio-MEMSde-tectionplatformforpathogensopticalimmunobiosensorsforbiologicaldetectionandphotovoltaiccellsandpowerharvestingbycreatingnano-structuresandsurfacemodications.In2012Dr.DweikwasnominatedfortheGovernorsOutstandingTeacherAwardatLU.HehasreceivedfundingfromDoDUSDANSFNASANIHandSARE.Heholdstwoprovisionalpatents.Hisworkhasbeenpublishedinseveralscienticjournals.ResearchTagsNanotechnologyBiosensorsOpticalSensingElectrochemicalSensingJonathanN.Egilla904ChestnutStreet573-6815621egillajlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.TexasAMUniversityCollegeStationM.S.TexasAMUniversityCollegeStationB.S.WashingtonStateUniversityPullmanDiplomainCommercialHorticulturePershoreCollegeofHorticultureEnglandDiplomainAgricultureABUCollegeofAgricultureKabbaNigeriaResearchFocusPlantMineralNutritionandManagementVegetableCropsPhysiologyIntegratedControlledEnvironmentAgricultureandHydroponicProductionFoodSecurityandSafetyPlantWaterRelationsDr.JonathanEgillaisanAssistantProfessorandResearchPrincipalInvestigatorwithafocusincommercialhydroponiccropproductionandadvancesinsoil-lesscropcultureincontrolledenvironmentagriculturesystems.Dr.Egillahasexperienceinagricultureandhorticulturalfoodcropcultivationspanningbothtropicalandtemperateclimatesfromlatitudes7oNNigeriato52oNEnglandandintheU.S.latitudes30oNTexasthrough37oNCaliforniato46oNWashingtonStateandthemidwesternstatesofArkansaslatitude36oNKentuckyandMissourilatitudes38oN.Heisworkingwithsmall-scalefarmersinMissouritodevelopsustainablehydroponicsandaquaponicssystemsandhaspublishedmanypapersincropphysiologyandhydroponicscropproduction.HeteachesplantsciencecoursesandagricultureseminarandheisanactivememberoftheAmericanSocietyforHorticulturalScience.Dr.EgillawasappointedtotheUSDA-AMSPlantVarietyProtectionBoardbytheSecretaryofAgricultureinJanuary2011.ResearchTagsHorticultureHydroponicsUSDA-NIFAGrantNo.MOX-HYDROPONICS-05USDA-PlantVarietyProductionBoard LinlnUniversiyfMissuriReserhDireryBusiness23BcoopERatIERESEaRcDEpaRtMENtoagRIcULtUREaNDENIRoNMENtaLScIENcELinlnUniversiyCooperativeResearchDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalScience29HamedEl-Mashad314FosterHall573-681-5963el-mashadhlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.WageningenUniversitytheNetherlandsM.S.MansouraUniversityEgyptB.S.MansouraUniversityEgyptResearchFocusPretreatmentofBiomassMaterialsBiohydrogenandBiomethaneProductionfromBiomassMaterialsMathematicalModellingofAnaerobicDigestionBiodieselProductionandCharacterizationHamedEl-MashadisanAssistantProfessorofBioenergyTechnologiesatLincolnUniversity.Hisprimaryresearchareasareconversionofbiomassmaterialsintobioenergyandvaluableproductsandbioenvironmentalengineering.Hehasextensiveexpertiseonbiogasandbiohydrogenproductionfromdifferentbiomassmaterialsandincorporationofsolarheatingsystemsinthermophilicanaerobicdigestionprocesses.Hehasalsobeenworkingonbiodieselproductionfromsalmonprocessingwaste.Amainobjectiveofthecurrentresearchistooptimizebiomethaneandbiocharproductionfromswitchgrassandmicroalgae.Anotherobjectiveistooptimizemicrowavepretreatmentprocessesoflignocellulosicmaterialstomaximizebioenergyproduction.HisresearchiscurrentlysupportedbyLUstart-upfundingandtheUSDANIFA.ResearchTagsDigestionBiogasBiohydrogenBiodieselBiomassPretreatmentsFriedaEivazi107FosterHall573-681-5461eivaziflincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.IowaStateUniversityAmesB.S.UniversityofTabrizIranResearchFocusMicrobialDegradationPesticideContaminationEnvironmentalMonitoringSoilandWaterQualityUrbanLandUseandPollutionSoilEnzymesandNutrientCyclingFriedaEivaziisaProfessorofSoilandEnvironmentalScienceswhoiscurrentlyAssociateResearchDirectorandHeadoftheDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalSciences.ShehasadjunctappointmentatUniversityofMissouri-ColumbiaUMC.Herpresentresearchisfocusingondevelopmentofthebioremediationtechniquestobeappliedtopoint-sourcecontaminationofwidelyusedpesticidesincropproduction.Dr.EivazihasbeenthePDorCo-PDfornumerousresearchprojectsfundedbydifferentagenciesandhasseveralpeerreviewedpublicationsincludingtwobookchapters.ShehasservedonnationalreviewboardsorpanelsforNSFEPAandUSDA.SheisalsoamemberoftheeditorialreviewboardfortheJournalofPlantNutritionCommunicationsinSoilandPlantAnalysisandtheJournalofSoilEcology.ResearchTagsPesticidesSoilEnzymesPollutionMonitoringMicrobialDegradationUrbanLandUse coopERatIERESEaRchDEpaRtMENtofagRIcULtUREaNDENIRoNMENtaLScIENcE30CooperativeResearchDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalScienceLinlnUniversiyHalukGedikoglu214FosterHall573-681-5966gedikogluhlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaM.S.IowaStateUniversityAmesM.S.HumboldtUniversityofBerlinGermanyB.S.UniversityofAnkaraTurkeyResearchFocusEnvironmentalEconomicsEnergyEconomicsTechnologyAdoptionEconometricsSurveyStatisticsDr.GedikogluisanAssistantProfessorofAgriculturalEconomicsandtheAgribusinessProgramatLincolnUniversity.Dr.Gedikogluhasexpertiseinadoptionofnewtechnologiesandpracticesbyfarmersintheareaofenvironmentalandnaturalresourceeconomics.Heisalsospecializedinsurveymethodologyandmicroeconometricanalysis.Hiscurrentresearchinvolvesadoptionofenergycropsandconservationpractices.Hehasbeenanalyzingtheimpactofsocio-economicfactorsonfarmerswillingnesstoprovidebiomassfeedstockforbioenergyproduction.Anotherlineofhisresearchisassessingconsumerpreferencesandwillingnesstopayforvalue-addedagriculturalproducts.Hehasworkedextensivelyonanalyzingsurveydatausingmicroeconometricmethods.HisresearchhasbeenfundedbytheUSDA.ResearchTagsEnvironmentalEconomicsEnergyEconomicsTechnologyAdoptionEconometricsSurveyStatisticsCharlesE.HicksGeorgeWashingtonCarverFarm573-681-5540hicksclincolnu.eduEducationM.S.UtahStateUniverisityLoganB.S.UtahStateUniversityLoganResearchFocusDevelopmentofMethodsfortheProductionofNativeSpeciesasFoodFishSustainableAquacultureAquacultureSystemsDevelopmentSpeciesDevelopmentandImprovementProductionEfciencyandReductioninCostsCharlesE.HicksisanAssistantProfessorwithinCooperativeResearchintheDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalScience.HealsoservesastheAquacultureSpecialistExtensionforMissouriandhasa25percentappointmentwithCooperativeExtension.Hisresearchincludesthedevelopmentofmethodsandsystemsforfoodproductionofnativespecieswithinthesunshfamily.Mr.Hickshasdevelopedinnovativemethodsforacceleratedgrowthandproductionforbluegillsunshandsunshhybrids.HeservesasaBoardMemberforMissouriAquacultureandisLincolnUniversitysrepresentativeontheMissouriAquacultureAdvisoryCouncil.Mr.HicksisamemberoftheAmericanFisheriesSocietyandamemberoftheNorthCentralRegionalAquacultureTechnicalCommittee.Mr.Hickshasworkedinthedisciplineofsheriesaquacultureover40years.ResearchTagsAquacultureSystemsDevelopmentRecycleSystemsSpeciesImprovementSustainableAquacultureProductionEnhancement LinlnUniversiyfMissuriReserhDireryBusiness23BcoopERatIERESEaRcDEpaRtMENtoagRIcULtUREaNDENIRoNMENtaLScIENcELinlnUniversiyCooperativeResearchDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalScience31AbuaIkem204FosterHall5736815384ikemalincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofIbadanNigeriaM.B.A.UniversityofWalesU.K.M.S.UniversityofIbadanNigeriaB.S.UniversityofIbadanNigeriaResearchFocusWaterQualityFoodToxicologyChemicalInstrumentationsMethodDevelopmentDr.AbuaIkemisanAssistantProfessorintheDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalSciencesatLincolnUniversity.HepreviouslyservedaslaboratorymanagerforLincolnUniversityfrom20032007andhasexpertiseonchemicalinstrumentationslaboratorydevelopmentandmanagementandqualityassurance.Dr.IkemsresearchinterestsincludethefateofnutrientsNPinecosystemsespeciallyvulnerablecatchmentsvolatileorganicsindrinkingwatertoxicelementsinfoodsandfoodproductsandmethoddevelopment.HisstudyontheeffectofconnedanimalfeedingoperationsCAFOsandwastewaterdischargesrunoffsonsurfacewaterwasfundedbytheDepartmentofAgricultureUSDA.InthelastdecadeDr.Ikemhaspublishedseveralpeerreviewedresearcharticlesondrinkingwatergroundwatersurfacewaterfoodfoodingredientswastewatermanagementandchemicalremediationoftoxiccompounds.CurrentlyheservesontheeditorialboardofChemicalSciencesJournalandasareviewerfornotablescienticjournals.ResearchTagsWaterQualityFoodToxicologyChemicalInstrumentationQualityAssuranceWastewaterDischargeConnedAnimalFeedingRemediationofEnvironmentalToxicMaterialsFengjingLiu207FosterHall573-681-5390liuflincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofColoradoBoulderB.S.LanzhouUniversityChinaResearchFocusWatershedHydrologyWatershedManagementWaterQualityandBiogeochemistryDr.LiuisanAssistantProfessorintheDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalSciencesandCooperativeResearchProgramsatLincolnUniversity.Heisinterestedinhydrologicprocessescontrollingcontaminanttransporteffectsofchangesinlanduseandlandcoveronstreamwaterqualityandtheeffectsofclimatechangeonhydrologiccyclesandwaterquality.Heisamodelerwithexpertiseinphysically-basedandspatially-distributedhydrologicmodelsaswellasanexperimentalistwithexpertiseinisotopehydrologyandgeochemicaltracers.HisrecentresearchprojectshavebeenfundedprimarilybyNIFAofUSDAthroughtheEvans-AllenprogramandCapacityBuildinggrants.Dr.LiuteacheswatershedrelatedcoursesincludingHydrologyENV450550andAppliedWatershedManagementENV425525.Dr.Liuhaspublishedover30researcharticlesandhasbeenafrequentreviewerforhydrologicandenvironmentalsciencejournalssuchasWaterResourcesResearchEnvironmentalScienceandTechnologyHydrologicProcessesandJournalofHydrology.ResearchTagsHydrologyClimateChangeWatershedManagementHydrologicModelingIsotopeHydrology coopERatIERESEaRchDEpaRtMENtofagRIcULtUREaNDENIRoNMENtaLScIENcE32CooperativeResearchDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalScienceLinlnUniversiySteveMeredith112ABennettHall573-681-5109meredithlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaB.S.MissouriStateUniversitySpringeldResearchFocusAnimalScienceReproductivePhysiologyReproductiveAgingPrimordialFolliclesSteveMeredithwasappointedasDeanoftheCollegeofAgriculturalandNaturalSciencesin2006.HeisaProfessorintheDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalSciencesandconductedresearchwithintheCooperativeResearchunitthroughmostofhistenureatLincolnUniversity.WhileinCooperativeResearchDr.Meredithstudiedtheeffectsofprimordialfolliclenumberandqualityonreproductiveaging.Thesestudieswereconductedprimarilyinratsmiceandcattle.Manyoftheseexperimentswerelong-termprojectsandevaluatedtreatmentssuchasmelatoninorunilateralovariectomyonreproductivesuccess.Hehasalsoexaminedtheimpactofthetimingoffetaldevelopmentofoogoniaonagelaterinlifethattheybegindevelopment.Additionalresearchhasexaminedthecausesfortheloweredfertilitythatoccursinsheepwhentheyarebred30daysfollowingbirthoflambs.ResearchTagsReproductivePhysiologyOvarianHistologyReproductiveAgingSheepCattleRatsMiceNsalambiV.Nkongolo307FoundersHall573-681-5397nkongololincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.GeographyNelsonMandelaMetro.UniversitySouthAfricaPh.D.SoilScienceLavalUniversityCanadaResearchFocusGreenhouseGasesEmissionsSoilandPlantRelationshipsGISApplicationsEnvironmentalScienceNsalambiNkongoloisaProfessorofGeographicInformationSystemsGISandEnvironmentalScienceintheDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalScienceandManageroftheGISLab.HeisaResearchAfliateatHarvardCenterforGeographicAnalysisandaFellowoftheHarvardForestHarvardUniversity.Hisresearchfocusesonglobalclimatechangewithafocusoncroppingsystemsandgreenhousegasesemissionsfromsoilinagriculturaleldsandforests.NkongolohasbeenPIandCo-PIinresearchprojectsfundedbyUSDA-NIFAUSDA-NRCSNSFDODNASAandSmithsonian.HeisservingasLeadAuthorReviewerfortheIntergovernmentalPanelonClimateChangeIPCCandhasreviewedgrantsandprojectsforNASAEarthSystemEducationNSFandtheInstituteforGlobalEnvironmentalStudiesIGES.ResearchTagsGreenhouseGasEmissionsPlantSoilRelationshipsGISApplicationsEnvironment LinlnUniversiyfMissuriReserhDireryBusiness23BcoopERatIERESEaRcDEpaRtMENtoagRIcULtUREaNDENIRoNMENtaLScIENcELinlnUniversiyCooperativeResearchDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalScience33ThomasR.Omara-Alwala206FoundersHall573-681-5121omaratlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofRhodeIslandKingstonM.S.UniversityofRhodeIslandKingstonB.S.MakerereUniversityKampalaUgandaResearchFocusAquacultureNutritionDr.ThomasR.Omara-AlwalaisaProfessorofAgricultureintheDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalSciencesatLincolnUniversity.HeistheProgramLeaderoftheAquacultureProgramandaPrincipalInvestigatoratLincolnUniversity.ProfessorOmara-Alwalahaspublishednumerouspeer-reviewedarticlesinscienticjournals.Heisarecipientofa1997U.S.patentforhiscontributiontothediscoveryofascienticmethodofloweringbloodcholesterolusingdietarysupplementsofpurslane.ProfessorOmara-Alwalaisa200708U.SFulbrightScholartoUgandaandaVisitingProfessortoMakerereUniversityDepartmentofFoodScienceandTechnology.ResearchTagsAquacultureNutritionEnvironmentalSciencePurslaneFoodScienceSwaminathanPalanisami108FoundersHall573-681-5118palanisamislincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.BharathidasanUniversityIndiaResearchFocusBiodieselBioenergyExtractionofOilfromAlgaeSwaminathanPalanisamiisapostdoctoralresearcherattheCenterforBioenergyatLincolnUniversity.HehasheldarangeofresearchpositionsintheNationalInstituteofOceanTechnologyMinistryofEarthSciencesIndiaandtheNationalFacilityforMarineCyanobacteriaIndia.Currentlyhisprimaryinterestisinthedevelopmentofbioenergyespeciallymicroalgalbiodiesel.ResearchTagsBioenergyBiodieselAlgaeasAlternativeFuel coopERatIERESEaRchDEpaRtMENtofagRIcULtUREaNDENIRoNMENtaLScIENcE34CooperativeResearchDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalScienceLinlnUniversiyGregoryPierson218FoundersHall573-681-5464piersonglincolnu.eduEducationB.S.MissouriUniversityofScienceandTechnologyRollaResearchFocusTrainingSimulationforIEDDetectionSensorAnalysisforDetectionofBuriedTargetsSignalProcessingandAnalysisFluidizedBedHeatTransferGregoryPiersonisaResearchEngineerinCooperativeResearchandtheDepartmentofDefenseProgramsOfceatLincolnUniversity.HisresearchincludesdevelopmentoftrainingsimulatorsforlandmineIEDdetectionandutilizationofuidizedbedsforefcientheattransferandmaterialprocessing.HisworkexperienceincludesnineyearsmilitaryserviceandhehasworkedformultiplesmallbusinessesconductingresearchanddevelopingproductsfortheDepartmentofDefenseandcivilianmarket.Mr.PiersonalsorunstheEngineeringSupportServicesandPrototypingLabwhereheprovidesengineeringdesignandprototypingservicestoLincolnUniversity.ResearchTagsSimulationIEDEngineeringFluidizedBedSignalProcessingSensorsAnalysisJ.DarenRiedle114FosterHall573-681-5563riedlejlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.TexasAMUniversityCollegeStationM.S.OklahomaStateUniversityStillwaterB.S.EmporiaStateUniversityEmporiaKSResearchFocusConservationandManagementofAmphibiansandReptilesPopulationandCommunityDynamicsDarenRiedleisanAssistantProfessorofNaturalResourcesandWildlifeManagementandholdsadjunctfacultystatusintheDepartmentofBiologyatMissouriStateUniversitywhereheservesongraduatestudentcommittees.PriortoreturningtoacademiaDr.RiedleworkedasaresearchcoordinatorandconservationplannerfortheArizonaGameandFishDepartment.HehasworkedthroughoutthesouthcentralandsouthwesternUnitedStatesaswellasnorthernMexicoandSouthAfrica.Hiscurrentresearchfocusesoncommunityecologyinriverineenvironmentsandconservationofriverturtles.Dr.RiedleisalsoamemberoftheInternationalUnionfortheConservationofNature-TortoiseandFreshwaterTurtleSpecialistGroup.ResearchTagsConservationWildlifeManagementRiverEcologyHerpetology LinlnUniversiyfMissuriReserhDireryBusiness23BcoopERatIERESEaRcDEpaRtMENtoagRIcULtUREaNDENIRoNMENtaLScIENcELinlnUniversiyCooperativeResearchDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalScience35BruceShanksSARFSmallAnimalResearchFacility573-681-5382shanksblincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.SouthDakotaStateUniversityBrookingsM.S.MontanaStateUniversityBozemanB.S.MissouriStateUniversitySpringeldResearchFocusMulti-speciesGrazingSustainableLow-inputLivestockProductionMeatsBruceShanksisanAssistantProfessorofAnimalScienceintheDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmen-talSciencesatLincolnUniversity.HisprimaryresponsibilityisteachingclassesincludingIntroductiontoAnimalScienceSheepandGoatProductionBeefProductionMeatScienceandReproductivePhysiology.Additionallyhealsoconductsappliedresearchinvariousareaswithanemphasisonmulti-speciesgrazingandsustainablelow-inputlivestockproduction.BrucewasraisedonadiversiedlivestockfarminsoutheastMissouriandhasworkedonandmanagedorownedfarmsandranchesinMissouriMontanaandSouthDakota.Currentlyheandhisfamilyraise175registeredSouthPollcattleand100hairsheepunderamanaged-intensivegrazingsystemona300-acrefarmatBelleMissouri.Theyrentanadditionaleightfarmstotaling1100acres.BrucehasservedservesonseverallocalboardsincludingtheMid-MissouriGrazingCommitteeMariesCountyFarmBureauMariesCountyRIIAAdvisoryOsageCountyExtensionCouncilMariesRIIFFAAdvisoryCentralMissouriWorkforceDevelopmentandtheBelleFairLivestockBoard.HeisonthenationalboardfortheSouthPollGrassCattleAssociation.ResearchTagsConservationWildlifeManagementRiverEcologyHerpetologyHelenSwartz305AllenHall573-681-5551swartzhlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaM.S.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaB.S.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaResearchFocusSheepandGoatProductivityRamBreedingAbilityCo-grazingofCattleandGoatsValue-addedFiberinSheepandGoatsHelenSwartzisaProfessorofAgricultureandtheStateSheepGoatandSmallLivestockSpecialistforMissouri.SheconductsresearchinagrazingfescuetrialtodetermineramsabilitytobreedweaningcalvesbeginninginAMorPMusingtraditionalvs.fencelineeffectsofco-grazingcattleandgoatsandgrazingcrossbredandKatahdinhairlambsinthespringoftheyearonoatsandturnips.AsStateSpecialistHelenSwartzhascoveredtheentirestateofMissouriteachingclassesonsheepandgoatproductionincludingavalue-addedberprogrampresentedthepasttwoyearsattheMissouriStateFair.InternationallyherteamhasintroducedthreebreedsofdairygoatsintoMalawiwiththeaimofincreasingmilkproductivity.ShespenteightyearsinBarbadosdevelopingaSheepImprovementProgram.Hervalue-addedberprogramincludesberwiththeaimtoaddvalueinsheepgoatsrabbitsllamasandalpacasaprogramthathasgrownintotwomajorretreatsoneatLincolnUniversityeachspringanotheratCrowderCollegeinthefall.ResearchTagsSheepGoatsValuedAddedFiberCo-grazingCattleandGoats coopERatIERESEaRchDEpaRtMENtofagRIcULtUREaNDENIRoNMENtaLScIENcE36CooperativeResearchDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalScienceLinlnUniversiySamsonTesfaye104FosterHall573-681-5586tesfayeslincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofColoradoBoulderM.S.UniversityofDundeeScotlandDip.Sc.DigitalMappingandRemoteSensingUniversityofDundeeScotlandB.S.AddisAbabaUniversityEthiopiaResearchFocusImpactofAbandonedMinesontheEnvironmentApplicationsofRemoteSensingMultiHyperSpectralinEnvironmentalStudiesExtensionalTectonicsoftheEastAfricanRiftSystemSamsonTesfayeisanAssociateProfessorofGeologyintheCooperativeResearchProgramsatLincolnUniversity.HeconductsresearchintheCentralMiningDistrictofMissourilookingattheimpactoftheabandonedminesontheenvironment.HealsoinvestigatesthetectonicevolutionoftheAfarTripleJunctionpartoftheEastAfricanRiftSystemusingconventionaleldtechniquesandremotesensing.Dr.TesfayeisstronglyinvolvedincurriculumdevelopmentintheDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalSciences.ResearchTagsExtensionalTectonicsRemoteSensingApplicationsIAbandonedMinesJamesE.WetzelRm107CarverAquacultureFacility573-635-2894wetzeljlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.SouthernIllinoisUniversityCarbondaleM.S.PurdueUniversityWestLafayetteINB.S.PurdueUniversityWestLafayetteINResearchFocusFishNutritionIntensiveCultureofLarvalFishesBreedingandGeneticsofSunshesCrayshBiologyJimWetzelisanAssociateProfessorofAnimalScienceintheDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalScience.Heteachesaquaculture-relatedanimalsciencecoursesprimarilyFundamentalsofAquacultureAquaticBiologyBreedingandGeneticsofAquaticOrganismsaswellasMonogastricNutritionandfortheGraduateEnvironmentalSciencesProgramLimnology.Hisresearchprimarilyfocusesondevelopmentofsunshforfoodproduction.HehasbeenthePDorCo-PDofprojectsfundedbytheUSDAandMissouriDepartmentofConservationandpublishedover25researcharticles.Wetzelprovidesguidancetohighschoolswithaquaculture-relatedprojects.ResearchTagsAquacultureBlackBassGastricDigestionandEvacuationFemaleFormAlternationCrayshSunshYellowPerchStarterFeeds LinlnUniversiyfMissuriReserhDireryBusiness23BcoopERatIERESEaRcDEpaRtMENtoagRIcULtUREaNDENIRoNMENtaLScIENcELinlnUniversiyCooperativeResearchDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalScience37WessehJ.Wollo206Foster573-681-6120wollowlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofKentucky.LexingtonM.S.WestVirginiaUniversityMorgantownB.S.UniversityofTennesseeKnoxvilleResearchFocusProductionEconomicsMarketingFinancialManagementRuralEntrepreneurshipWessehJ.WolloisaProfessorofAgribusinessandResearchInvestigatorCooperativeResearch.HehasservedinvariouscapacitiesattheuniversityincludinginterimdepartmentChairDepartmentofAgricultureandCoordinatoroftheAgribusinessProgramintheDepartmentofBusiness.HehastaughtcoursesinagribusinessandeconomicsandreceivedUSDACapacityBuildinggrantsupportforcurriculumdevelop-ment.Hehaspublishedinrefereedjournalsandhiscurrentresearchfocusisonruralentrepreneurship.ResearchTagsAgribusinessRuralEntrepreneurshipCooperativeResearchTumenWuliji109SARF573-681-5377wulijitlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofNewSouthWalesAustraliaB.S.InnerMongoliaAgriculturalUniversityChinaResearchFocusAnimalScienceGroupProgramCoordinationDNAMarkerAssistedSelectioninSheepforFootrotResistanceDetectionandIdenticationofPathogensCausingFootrotinSmallRuminantsFootrotBacterialAntibioticSusceptibilityandResistanceTumenWulijiisanAssistantProfessorandProgramLeaderofAnimalScienceintheDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalSciences.HeteachesAGR340ACompanionAnimalandHorseScienceandgraduateresearchtopics.PriortohisappointmentatLincolnUniversityhewasanassociateprofessoratUniversityofNevada.HetaughtvariousadvancedlevelcoursesincludingBiologyCellBiologyLargeAnimalScienceRangelandandLivestockInteractionsSmallRuminantAnimalScienceandothergraduatespecialtopics.Hehasconductedsheepgoatandcamelidsbreedingreproductionandproductionresearchover20yearsandpublishedover100paperstextbookchaptersandspecialpublications.HiscurrentresearchinterestsfocusonfootrotdiseaseresistancegeneticmarkerQTLassistedselectioninsheepandgoatsidenticationoffootrotpathogenicanaerobicbacteriaspeciesandstrainsfootrotbacteriaantimicrobialagentsusceptibilityassaysanddevelopmentofnewfootrotpreventiveandmonitoringprotocols.ResearchTagsAnimalGeneticsDNAMarkerSelectionSmallRuminantFootrotBacteriaAntibioticsSusceptibility coopERatIERESEaRchDEpaRtMENtofagRIcULtUREaNDENIRoNMENtaLScIENcE38CooperativeResearchDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalScienceLinlnUniversiyJohnYang310FosterHall573-681-5383yangjlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaM.S.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaB.S.SouthwestUniversityChinaResearchFocusChemistryofEnvironmentalContaminantsEnvironmentalRiskAssessmentRemedialTechnologyJohnYangisanAssociateProfessorandProgramLeaderofEnvironmentalScienceintheDepartmentofAgricultureandEnvironmentalScienceandalsoservesastheDirectorofGraduateStudywithadjunctappointmentsatUniversityofMissouriandMissouriUniversityofScienceandTechnology.Heteacheschemistry-relatedenvironmentalsciencecoursesprimarilySoilandWaterChemistryEnvironmentalChemistryEnvironmentalMonitoringandRiskAssessmentandHazardousWasteManagement.Hisresearchprimarilyfocusesonchemistryofenvironmentalcontaminantssiteremediationwaterqualityenvironmentalriskassessmentremedialtechnologyandsoil-plantinteractions.HehasbeenthePDorCo-PDofmanyresearchprojectsfundedbyDODEPANSFUSDAandNASAandpublishedover70researcharticles.YanghasalsoservedonnationalreviewboardsorpanelsforNSFEPANASAUSSDandUSDAincludingtheEPAScienceAdvisoryBoardandtheUSDANationalWaterProgramandservedontheeditorialboardsfortheJournalofOpenAgricultureandtheJournalofAgricultureFoodandEcosystem.Hehasbeenafrequentinvitedspeakeratmanyconferencesanduniversitiesandisactivelyinvolvedinnationalandinternationalcollaborations.ResearchTagsEnvironmentalProtectionIWaterQualityINaturalResourceSustainabilityEnvironmentalContaminantsGuoluZheng211FosterHall573-635-5964zhengglincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofArkansasFayettevilleM.S.XiamenUniversityChinaB.S.XiamenUniversityChinaResearchFocusMicrobiologicalWaterQualityDNA-basedMethodsforTrackingFecalPollutioninWaterFoodFoodSafetyofFreshandFresh-cutVegetablesDr.GuoluZhengisaPrincipalInvestigatoroftheCooperativeResearchProgramsatLincolnUniversity.HeisalsoanadjunctAssistantProfessoroftheDivisionofFoodScienceandBioengineeringatUniversityofMissouri-Columbia.HisresearchprojectsareUSDA-fundedandmainlyinvolvedwithidenticationanduseofgeneticmarkersofE.coliorFaecalibacterium-likebacteriafortrackingagriculturalsourcesoffecalpollutioninwater.Dr.Zhengisalsointerestedindevelopingnewtechnologytoimprovethesafetyoffreshandfresh-cutvegetables.ResearchTagsAquacultureBlackBassGastricDigestionandEvacuationFemaleFormAlternationCrayshSunshYellowPerchStarterFeeds LinlnUniversiyfMissuriReserhDireryBusiness23BDEpRtMENtoDEENSEpRogRaMSoIcELinlnUniversiyDepartmentofDefenseProgramsOfce39DonaMcKinney115FoundersHall573-681-5142mckinneydlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofNebraskaLincolnM.P.A.UniversityofNebraskaOmahaB.S.UniversityofNebraskaLincolnResearchFocusIncreasingExtramuralFundingImprovingCompetivenessImprovingGrant-writingSuccessPromotingGrantsmanshipamongFacultyandStaffDonaMcKinneyservesLincolnUniversityastheUniversityGrantWriter.Inthispositionsheprovidesfacultyandstaffwithprofessionalsupportastheyseekgrantfundingopportunitiesandisavailabletoallareasoftheuniversity.Shebrings40yearsofgrantadministrationandpreparationexperiencetoLincolnUniversityandtheireffortstoincreaseextramuralfunding.Inadditionshehastaughtgrantwritingcoursesforgraduateandupperlevelundergraduatestudents.ApproachingthedevelopmentofgrantapplicationswithanextensivebackgroundingrantsadministrativerequirementsDr.McKinneyisabletoprovidefacultyandstaffwithinsightintotheapplicationprocessaswellastheawardandreportingrequirements.Dr.McKinneyiswellrecognizedforherknowledgeregardinggovernmentcontracting.ResearchTagsImprovingExtramuralFundingImprovingCompetivenessDevelopingStrongCollaborationsAnalyzingContractingOpportunitiesJamesRooney115FoundersHall573-681-5126rooneyjlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaB.A.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaResearchFocusEmergencyPreparednessHumanSystemsPhysiologyBiologyCurriculumDevelopmentProgramManagementVertebrateImmunityDr.RooneyisaProfessorofBiologyandtheDepartmentofDefenseProgramsCoordinatorforLincolnUniversity.Hehastaughtin11differentbiologydisciplinesreceivedtheGovernorsAwardforExcellenceinTeachingandisapastChairoftheUniversitySenate.Hehasbeenawardedover5millioninDoDcontractseitherasthePIoraCo-InvestigatoristheProgramManagerPMfortheveyearDoDcontractatFLWprovidingacademictrainingfortheirPrimePowerSchoolinMathPhysicsMechanicalandElectricalEngineeringalsoisthePMfortheMultithreatDetectionInitiativeacollaborationwithAlakaiDefenseSystemsandaddressingalgorithmanddataprocessingtasksforAlakaisstandoffIEDdetectionplatform.HewastheCo-PIonanefforttoimproveFortLeonardWoodsreadinesstosupportcivilauthoritiesduringamajordisasterandthepastPMprovidingassistanceforFortLeavenworthsInformationOperationscourseandhehasservedasaCo-InvestigatorinLincolnsverysuccessfulSuicidePreventionResearchprogram.Dr.RooneywasalsoinapreviouslifeasergeantrstclassSFCClinicalSpecialistintheUSArmyReserve.ResearchTagsDataProcessingProgramManagementEmergencyPreparednessHumanPhysiologyImmunologyMilitaryResearch EDUcatIoN40EducationLinlnUniversiyPatrickHenry441MartinLutherKing573-681-5253henryplincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaM.Ed.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaB.S.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaResearchFocusDoDProgramsOversightVeteransAffairsEducationIssuesCurriculumandInstructionPatrickHenryisaProfessorofEducationatLincolnUniversityteachingbothundergraduateandgraduatecourses.HewasthefoundingDeanoftheCollegeofEducationwhichwascombinedwithLiberalArtsandJournalismforwhichheservedasDeanforclosetoadecade.HeisProgramManageroftheAcademicPhaseofPrimePowerSchoolontheDoDGrantatFt.LeonardWood.HealsoservedasfacultyfortheFA-30InformationOfcerCourseatFt.Leavenworth.Dr.HenryhasservedasChairoftheUniversitySenateChairoftheGraduateCommitteeHeadoftheDepartmentofEducationChairoftheCollegeofProfessionalStudiesPromotionandTenureCommitteeChairoftheExperientialLearningCommitteeontheExecutiveBoardoftheMissouriAssociationofCollegesofTeacherEducationandaschairofmanyotherdepartmentcollegeuniversityandprofessionalorganizationcommittees.HeisveryinterestedinworkingonDoDopportunitiesandonveteransaffairs.HeservedintheRepublicofSouthVietnamintheUSMarineCorps.ResearchTagsProjectManagementEducationIssuesVeteransAffairsMilitaryInstructionGourangaSaha404MartinLutherKing573-681-5215sahaglincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.SUNYBuffaloNYM.S.Ed.BrockUniversitySt.CatherinesCanadaB.S.Ed.CalcuttaUniversityCalcuttaIndiaM.S.DhakaUniversityDhakaBangladeshB.S.DhakaUniversityDhakaBangladeshResearchFocusInquiry-BasedScienceTeachingandLearningTechnologyIntegrationintoScienceInstructionAssessmentandMeasurementTeacherProfessionalDevelopmentCharacterizationoftheFungalProteinsandtheirGeneticsDr.GourangaSahaisaProfessorofScienceEducationatLincolnUniversity.HehasworkedinvecontinentsasascienceeducatorincludingtheUnitedNationsUniversalPrimaryEducationUPEprojectinNigeriafornineyears.Hisdiverseresearchexpertiseencompassesamongothersinquirysciencepedagogyalternativeassessmentinscienceandfungalgenetics.Dr.SahadirectedeightTeacherQualityGrantstoprovideprofessionaldevelopmenttoMissouriurbanscienceteachersfrom2003-2011asthePI.HealsoworkedastheassessmentspecialistinLincolnsSuicidePreventionProgramforthreeyears.HeservesontheNCATEBoardofprogramreviewersandNARSToutstandingresearchproposalreviewers.Dr.SahaisalsoanEPSCoRMissouriGoverningCommitteemember.HeisalsotheScienceEducationsectionchairoftheMissouriAcademyofScience.ResearchTagsInquiryBasedTeachingandLearningTechnologyandScienceEducationAssessmentTeachingandLearningMeasurementFungalProteinsFungalGenetics LinlnUniversiyfMissuriReserhDireryBusiness23BEDUcatIoNLinlnUniversiyEducation41RhondaWood436MartinLutherKing573-681-5252woodrlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaM.A.OaklandUniversityRochesterMIB.S.LouisianaStateUniversityBatonRougeResearchFocusCounselorEducationandSupervisionPreventionofChildMaltreatmentPromotingSocialJusticeinCounselingCareerDevelopmentofUnderservedPopulationsDr.WoodisanAssociateProfessorofCounselorEducationatLincolnUniversity.Herprimaryfocusistheeducationofcommunityagencycounselorsandpsychotherapists.InthispositionsheteachescoursesinHumanDevelopmentCounselingChildrenCareerDevelopmentandDiagnosisandTreatmentofMentalDisorders.RhondaisalsoVicePresidentoftheBoardofDirectorsforWakondaFamilyInstituteanonprotorganizationwhosemissionistoprovidefreepsychotherapytoindividualsandfamilieswhocannotaffordtopayformentalhealthservices.InadditiontoservingontheboardshevolunteershertimeasapsychotherapistatWFIworkingwithchildrenadolescentsandadults.Hercurrentresearchinterestsreectthecombinationofthesetwopositionsandincludebestpracticesinthetrainingofcounselorsandtherapistsstrategiesforthepreventionofchildabuseandneglectandhowbesttopromotesocialjusticeissuesincounseling.InadditionRhondaisinterestedinthecareerdevelopmentofunderservedpopulationsparticularlyindividualsbeingreleasedfromstateandfederalprisons.ResearchTagsCounselorEducationChildmaltreatmentSocialJusticeCareerDevelopmentLincolnUniversityisan1890land-grantinstitution.Checkoutthehistoryofourland-grantstatusasdescribedonpage6ofthisdirectory. hIStoRaNDpoLItIcaLScIENcE42HistoryandPoliticalScienceLinlnUniversiyMichaelBardot410MartinLutherKing573-681-5221bardotmlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.SaintLouisUniversitySt.LouisB.A.UniversityofMissouri-St.LouisResearchFocusAncientandMedievalHistoryFrenchPoliticalHistoryofthe11-14thCenturiesCrusadeHistoryByzantineHistoryMiddleEasternHistoryEast-WestRelationsDr.MichaelBardotisanAssociateProfessorofHistoryatLincolnUniversityspecializinginAncientRomeLateAntiquityandtheMiddleAges.HisresearchspecialtiesincludetheCapetianMonarchyofthe12thand13thcenturiestheCrusadesMiddleEasternHistoryandMedievalEastWestrelations.AdditionallyhehastaughtintheDepartmentofDefenseInformationOperationscourseatFt.LeavenworthandwasanoriginalmemberofLincolnssuicidepreventionresearchteamthatleadtothedevelopmentofitssignaturedeliverabletheDVDtrainingtoolBeyondTheFront.Dr.BardotisalsoaPastChairofLincolnsFacultySenate.ResearchTagsCapetianHistoryCrusadesMedievalHistoryMiddleEasternHistoryDebraFosterGreene416MartinLutherKing573-681-5202greenedlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaM.S.AlcornStateUniversityLormanMSB.A.AlcornStateUniversityLormanMSResearchFocusAfricanAmericanHistoryAfricanAmericanBusinessHistoryAfricanAmericansinMissouriAfricanAmericanCivilWarSoldiersDebraGreeneisaProfessorofHistoryandtheHeadoftheDepartmentofHistoryPoliticalScienceandPhilosophy.Afacultymembersince1996DebraservedaschairpersonoftheLUFacultySenatefrom2007-10providingleadershipforareconstitutedSenateExecutiveCommitteenewSenatebylawsandin2009asenateresolutionagainstconcealandcarryonuniversitycampuses.ShehaswrittenandpublishedonseveraltopicsincludingfreeAfricanAmericansinthecolonialeraanarticleonJosephE.MitchellpublisheroftheSt.LouisArgusfortheNationalAfricanAmericanBiographyandanarticleonblackbanksandbankersintheEncyclopediaoftheGreatBlackMigration.Shehasplansforaco-authoredpieceonMissourisAfricanAmericanCivilWarsoldiers.GreenehasbeenappointedtoseveralStateofMissouricommitteesandcommissionsincludingtheUnmarkedHumanBurialConsultationCommitteetheMissouriBoardonGeographicNamesandtheMissouriCivilWarSesquicentennialCommissionforwhichshewasappointedco-chairperson.ResearchTagsAfricanAmericanHistoryAfricanAmericanBusinessHistoryMissouriAfricanAmericansAfricanAmericanCivilWarSoldiers LinlnUniversiyfMissuriReserhDireryBusiness23BIStoRaNDpoLItIcaLScIENcELinlnUniversiyHistoryandPoliticalScience43ThomasGubbelsMaritnLutherKing414573-681-5258gubbelstlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaM.A.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaB.A.CreightonUniversityOmahaNEResearchFocusMissouriHistoryTransportationandInfrastructureHistoricPreservationDr.ThomasJ.GubbelsisanAssistantProfessorofHistoryintheDepartmentofHistoryPoliticalScienceandPhilosophy.HereceivedhisPh.D.fromtheUniversityofMissouri-ColumbiaandhehaspreviouslyworkedfortheStateHistoricalSocietyofMissouriandtheMissouriDepartmentofTransportation.Dr.GubbelsresearchfocushasbeenonthehistoryofMissourianditstransportationsystems.Dr.GubbelsisanexpertonthehistoryofMissourishighways.HehasdocumentednumerousstructuresfortheLibraryofCongressHistoricAmericanEngineeringRecordHAERandhasbeenpublishedintheMissouriHistoricalReview.HehasalsospokentoaudiencesthroughoutMissouriasamemberoftheStateHistoricalSocietysSpeakersBureau.Dr.GubbelsiscurrentlyresearchingseveralhistoricsitesalongMissourisroadsidesandisbeginningworkonacomprehensivehistoryoftheMissouriDepartmentofTransportationanditspredecessors.ResearchTagsHistoryMissouriHistoricPreservationHighwaysAnnMezzell413MartinLutherKing573-681-5242mezzellalincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofGeorgiaAthensM.A.UniversityofAlabamaTuscaloosaB.A.MillsapsCollegeJacksonMSResearchFocusGlobalandNationalSecurityUSForeignPolicyPoliticalViolenceFailedStatesAnnMezzellisanAssistantProfessorofPoliticalScienceatLincolnUniversitywheresheteachesclassesininternationalrelationsandcomparativepolitics.HerresearchinterestsincludeglobalsecurityU.S.foreignpolicypoliticalviolenceandfailedstates.Herrecentworkfocusesontherelationshipbetweenstatefailureandnon-traditionalsecuritythreatsandinturnhowthisrelationshipinuencesdecisionsregardingthird-partymilitaryintervention.MezzellsresearchhasbeenfeaturedinGlobalHorizonsandtheAirandSpacePowerJournalAfricaandFrancophonie.ResearchTagsGlobalSecurityNationalSecurityU.S.ForeignPolicyPoliticalViolenceFailedStates hIStoRaNDpoLItIcaLScIENcE44HistoryandPoliticalScienceLinlnUniversiyBruceScovill457MartinLutherKing573-681-5148bourasdlincolnu.eduEducationEd.D.SaintLouisUniversitySt.LouisM.A.LincolnUniversityJeffersonCityMOB.A.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaResearchFocusEffectsofStateLegislativeTakeoversofPublicSchoolDistricts.TheRoleofGeographyinHistoricalEventsTheRailroadIndustryinModernAmericanHistoryDr.ScovillisanAssistantProfessorofHistory.HewasbornandraisedinKansasCityandhaslivedandtaughthistoryinmid-Missouriformuchofthepast25years.PriortocomingtoLincolnin2010hetaughthighschoolsocialstudiestopicsfor20years.ResearchTagsRailroadHistoryGeographyImpactonHistoryStateLegislatureImpactonPublicEducationLincolnUniversityhasalonghistoryofcollaboratingwithgovernmentagenciesincludingtheDepartmentofDefenseUSDepartmentofAgricultureNationalScienceFoundationNationalInstituteofHealthDepartmentofLaborDepartmentofEnergyandDepartmentofEducationtocitesomeofourpartners.Ourhistoryofcollaborationwithprivateandpubliccorporationsandagenciesisalsoextensive.AdditionallyLincolnmaintainsanactiverosterofexternalsubjectmatterexpertsandspecialistsreadytoassistusinsupportofourdiverseresearchprograms.CheckusoutWearecondentthatourresourcesandpersonnelwillsupporttheprojectyouenvisiondeveloping. LinclnUniversityfMissuriReserchDirectryBusiness23BJoURNaLISMLinclnUniversityJournalism45JanKnight114AMartinLutherKing573-681-5805knightj2lincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.OhioUniversityAthensM.A.MiddleburyCollegeMiddleburyVTB.A.BemidjiStateUniversityBemidjiMNResearchFocusU.S.JournalismEnvironmentalJournalismInternationalCommunicationJournalismHistoryJanKnightisanAssistantProfessorofJournalismatLincolnUniversitywheresheisadvisortoTheClarionLincolnsstudentnewspaperandteachesavarietyofjournalismcourses.Herresearchfocusesonhownewsmediamessagesareconstructedorframedandhowthesemessagesmaybetheresultofmanyinuencesincludingjournalisticsocietalandpoliticalnormsandthusexcludeotherviews.Shehasstudiedearly20th-centuryinvestigativereportingandcollaboratedonstudiesfocusingontheeffectsofdifferenttypesofnewswritingandtheeffectsofnewsreportsaboutenvironmentalhealthrisks.Currentlysheisresearchingjournalismpedagogyanddevelopingcoursesinconvergencejournalism.Sheservedaschairofthe2010-2011LincolnUniversityJournalismCurriculumCommitteeishelpingimplementanLUJournalismCerticateforMissourihighschooljournalismteachersandisapastresearchcolumnistfortheSocietyofEnvironmentalJournalistsquarterlynewsletter.ResearchTagsJournalismJournalismHistoryEnvironmentalJournalismNewsWritingNewsReportingPages114focusonLincolnsoutstandingcentersprogramsandspecialresourcesthatsupportitsresearchmission.Ifyouhavenotalreadydonesotakealookatthesediverseresourcesouruniversityhasavailable. LIfEaNDphSIcaLScIENcES46LifeandPhysicalSciencesLinolnUniversityZahraAfrasiabi252FoundersHall573-681-5131afrasiabizlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofMissouri-RollaM.S.PuneUniversityB.S.K.N.ToosiUniversityResearchFocusBio-inorganicChemistryDrugDesigningNanotechnologyNano-biosensorsZahraAfrasiabiisanAssociateProfessorofChemistryatLincolnUniversity.ShehasadjunctresearchappointmentswiththeUniversityofMissouri-ColumbiaandMissouriUniversityofScienceandTechnology.Herresearchfocusesonapplicationofnanotechnologyinbiologicalandenvironmentaldomains.Shehasongoingfundedprojectsondevelopingnanosensorsfordetectionofbiomoleculesapplicationofnanomaterialsaspesticidesandintegrationofnanotechnologyinagricultureandenvironmentalsciencecurricula.Dr.Afrasiabiisalsoinvolvedindrugdesigningresearchwithafocusonnaturalandsyntheticcompoundswithantitumorproperties.ResearchTagsChemistryDrugDesignNanotechnologyNano-biosensorSunderBalasubramanian328FoundersHall573-681-5138balasubramanianslincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.PurdueUniversityWestLafayetteINM.E.IndianInstituteofScienceBangaloreIndiaB.S.MaduraiKamarajUniversityMaduraiIndiaResearchFocusPhysicsEducationResearchUsingActivity-basedInquiryMethodsElectronicTransportinSemiconductorsBiomedicalImagingUsingDiffusedPhotonCoherent-domainOpto-acousticImagingModalitiesAdaptiveHolographyandApplicationsinLaser-basedUltrasoundandWave-mixingUltrafastKineticsandTransportinSemiconductorsSunderBalasubramanianisanAssociateProfessorofPhysicsatLincolnUniversityandanAdjunctProfessorofPhysicsattheUniversityofMissouri.Hisresearchinterestsareinelectronictransportinsemiconductorsbiomedicalcoherentdomainanddiffused-photonimagingadaptiveholographynon-destructivetestingusingopto-acousticplatformsandinphysicseducation.HehasworkedtoincludephysicsasamandatorysciencecourseinK-12atthe9thgradelevelinmid-Missouriandelsewhereinthestate.Over40percentofMissouri9thgradersnowtakephysicsintheirschoolduetoDr.BalasubramanianseffortsandtheeffortsofsimilarPhysicsFirstinitiatives.TheArmyResearchLaboratorytheNationalScienceFoundationtheNationalInstituteofHealthNASAandUSDAhavefundedhiswork.Heistherecipientofthe2011GovernorsAwardforExcellenceinEducationandisPast-PresidentoftheMissouriAssociationofPhysicsTeachers.ResearchTagsQuantumWellsAdaptiveOpticsDiffusedPhotonImagingSemiconductorKineticsPhysicsEducationResearch LinolnUniversityofMissouriReserhDiretoryBusiness23BLIEaNDpSIcaLScIENcESLinolnUniversityLifeandPhysicalSciences47JenniferR.Benne131FoundersHall573-681-5125bennejlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.MichiganStateUniversityLansingM.S.WayneStateUniversityDetroitB.S.HopeCollegeHollandMIResearchFocusMosquitoBiologyDiseaseVectorEcologyJenniferBenneisaProfessorofBiologyandtheDepartmentHeadofLifeandPhysicalSciencesatLincolnUniversity.Dr.Bennescurrentresearchinterestisingeneticinuencesonmosquitophysiologyandecology.SheiscurrentlyworkingonaUSDAfundedprojectPhenotypicPlasticityinMosquitoPopulationsPotentialforDiseaseTransmission.Collectionandmaintenanceofavarietyofmosquitostrainsfromvaryinggeographiclocalesforobservationofvariationinphenotypicplasticitywithinandbetweenthesestrainsprovidesinformationabouthowchangingenvironmentalfactorscouldshapefuturediseasecycles.Herinterestsalsoinvolvetheexaminationofexistingpopulationsinasmallgeographicregiontodeterminecooperationandcompetitioninhabitatsandhostsformosquitospecies.Dr.Benneslabutilizesmoleculartechniquestoinvestigatepossiblegeneticlociassociatedwithvariationinmosquitosize.ResearchTagsMosquitoEcologyPhenotypicPlasticityMolecularBiologyGeneticsKeesooLee203FoundersHall573-681-5994keesoolincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofGeorgiaAthensM.S.UniversityofGeorgiaAthensB.S.YonseiUniversityKoreaResearchFocusBioenergyBiologicalWeaponsofMassDestructionMyxobacteriaKeesooLeeisaProfessorofMicrobiologyintheDepartmentofLifeandPhysicalSciencesatLincolnUniversity.ShealsoservesasaDirectoroftheCenterforBioenergywhichfocusesontheproductionofrenewablebiofuelandotherhighvaluebiomaterialsfromalgae.Herresearchalsoinvolvesthedevelopmentofdisinfectantsdetectionanddecontaminationofbiologicalwarfareagentssuchasanthrax.ResearchTagsBioenergyAlgaeDecontaminationDisinfectant LIfEaNDphSIcaLScIENcES48LifeandPhysicalSciencesLinolnUniversityLeilaniRamos237FoundersHall573-681-5130ramosllincolnu.eduEducationPost-doctoralFellowshipNationalCancerInstitutePh.D.UniversityofConnecticutStorrsB.S.UniversityofthePhilippinesLosBanosResearchFocusCationExchangeinCellulosicMaterialsChemistryCurriculumDevelopmentandEducationRecruitmentandRetentionintoSTEMDisciplinesChemicalCarcinogenesisLeilaniRamosisanAssociateProfessorofChemistryatLincolnUniversityteachingorganicbiologicalandanalyticalchemistryclasses.Herstudentsdoresearchintheareaofanalyticalchemistrywherecellulosicmaterialssuchascornhuskareevaluatedforuseinlow-costcationexchangeapplications.ShehasreceivedfundingincurriculumdevelopmentandevaluationoforganicchemistrycoursesandarmyCBRNtraining.Dr.Ramosisaco-PIoftheHBCU-UPimplementationgrantAMASSAModelforAchievingSuccessinSTEMwhichlinksfacultydevelopmenteffortswithprojectsthatincreaseretentionandintegratedtrainingfornontraditionalminorityandunderrepresentedstudentsinSTEMdisciplines.ResearchTagsCationExchangeCellulosicMaterialsHBCU-UPAMASSSTEMRecruitmentChemicalCarcinogenesisMichaelScott127FoundersHall573-681-5122scottmlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofTennessee-KnoxvilleM.S.UniversityofArkansas-FayettevilleB.S.CollegeoftheOzarksPointLookoutMOResearchFocusEcologyNaturalHistoryStudentDevelopmentProgramsDr.MichaelScottisaProfessorofBiologyintheDepartmentofLifeandPhysicalSciencesandhasanappointmentasGraduateFaculty.Hisrecentworkhasfocusedondevelopingresearchrelatedinfrastructureandprovidingexperientiallearningopportunitiesforstudentsinterestedinecologyandnaturalhistory.AtthecurrenttimeheisdevelopingaVirtualMuseumofNaturalHistoryasacentralizedportalsystemforcollectionsofbiologicalspecimens.HisworkhasbeenfundedbytheUnitedStatesDepartmentofAgricultureNationalInstitutesofHealthandNationalScienceFoundation.Dr.ScotthasreceivedtheMissouriGovernorsAwardforPerformanceExcellenceinEducationasamemberoftheNationalScienceFoundationMissouriAllianceforMinorityParticipation.ResearchTagsGrantPreparationExperientialLearningMuseumSpecimenPreparationCollectionManagementEcology LinolnUniversityofMissouriReserhDiretoryBusiness23BLIEaNDpSIcaLScIENcESLinolnUniversityLifeandPhysicalSciencee49KirstenStephan235FoundersHall573-681-5116stephanklincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofIdahoMoscowM.S.Friedrich-Schiller-UniversityJenaGermanyResearchFocusEffectofDisturbanceandManagementonBiogeochemicalCyclesandPlantDiversitySustainableNaturalResourcesManage-mentinUrbanandWildlandAreasElementCyclinginTerrestrialandAquaticEcosystemsUsingStableIsotopesDr.KirstenStephanisanAssistantProfessorofBiologyintheDepartmentofLifeandPhysicalSciencesandtheUrbanForesterforCooperativeResearchatLincolnUniversity.Hercurrentresearchfocusesonreeffectsonplantcommunitiesandsoilchemistryinoak-hickoryforestsandthespatialheterogeneityinregeneratingsoilandvegetationinanabandonedurbanlimestonequarry.ResearchfundingsourcesincludetheDepartmentofDefenseandMcIntire-Stennisformulafunds.StephanalsocuratestheLincolnUniversityHerbarium.ResearchTagsElementCyclingTerrestrialEcosystemsAquaticEcosystemsSustainableNaturalResourceManagementDisturbancesinBiogeochemicalCyclesPlantDiversityAimeeK.Wurst125FoundersHall573-681-5123wurstalincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.WestVirginiaUniversityMorgantownB.S.OregonStateUniversityCorvallisResearchFocusEmbryonicandFetalMortalityinSheepandGoatsEarlyPlacentalDevelopmentinSmallRuminantsReproductiveManagementinSmallRuminantsUndergraduateScienceEducationEthicalConsiderationsinAnimalAgricultureAimeeWurstisanAssociateProfessorofBiologyatLincolnUniversityandanAdjunctAssistantProfessorofAnimalSciencesattheUniversityofMissouri.Herresearchincludescurrentstudiesonembryonicandfetallossesinsmallruminantsrolesofintegrinsinruminantplacentationendocrineprolingandsmallruminantcareandmanagement.FurtherDr.Wursthasakeeninterestinundergraduatelearningandhasconductedresearchinonlinescienceeducationandagriculturalethics.Dr.WurstsresearchhasbeenfundedbytheUSDAandNIH.Shehasalsoservedonseveralgrantpanelsandeditorialboardsinherdisciplinearea.ResearchTagsReproductiveLossReproductivePhysiologyAnimalBreedingSmallRuminantManagementAnimalEthicsUndergraduateScienceEducation NURSINgScIENcE50NursingScienceLinolnUniversityGlendaDahlstrom103ElliffHall573-681-5453dahlstromglincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaM.S.N.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaB.S.N.CentralMissouriStateUniversityWarrensburgResearchFocusEthicsPrivacyofElectronicMedicalRecordsBabyBoomersTeachingMillenialsGlendaDahlstromisaProfessorinNursingScience.Shehasbeenaregisterednurseforalmost40years.Thirtyofthoseyearshavebeeninacademiawith20yearsofexperienceteachingonline.DuringthistimeshealsomaintainedaclinicalpracticeinanacutecaresettingwhereshemostrecentlyservedastheChiefNursingOfcerVicePresidentofAcuteCareServices.InrecentyearsGlendasinteresthasbeengenerationaldifferencesintheworkplaceandineducation.InadditionsheservesontheexecutivecommitteeoftheMissouriActionCoalitionworkingtoimplementtheInstituteofMedicines2010reportTheFutureofNursingLeadingChangeAdvancingHealthforthestateofMissouri.ResearchTagsGenerationalDifferencesClinicalQualityOn-lineNursingEducationMissouriActionCoalitionConnieHamacher100ElliffHall573-681-5421hamacherlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaM.S.N.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaB.S.N.CentralMissouriUniversityWarrensburgResearchFocusSimulationtoIncreaseNursingStudentCriticalThinkingEMRinSimulationSafeMedicationAdministrationinSimulationConnieHamacherisaProfessorofNursingatLincolnUniversity.ShehasservedasDepartmentHeadforNursingSciencePastVicePresidentoftheFacultySenateandChairoftheEmployeeCompensationandBenetsCommittee.Herworkandcurrentinterestsincludecurriculumdevelopmentsimulationelectronicmedicalrecordsandsafemedicationadministration.Dr.HamacherisalsoanadjunctsurveyorfortheMSBNandamemberoftheMissouriArticulationCommittee.ResearchTagsMoralReasoningOxygenConsumptionSimulation LinolnUniversityofMissouriResearhDiretoryBusiness23BNURSINgScIENcELinolnUniversityNursingScience51AnneHeyen105ElliffHall573-681-5490heyenalincolnu.eduEducationD.N.P.RushUniversityChicagoILM.S.N.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaB.S.N.AvilaUniversityKansasCityMOResearchFocusNursingEducationNursingFundamentalsSimulation-basedLearningTechnologyforNursingStudentsAnneHeyenisanAssistantProfessorofNursingatLincolnUniversity.Herinterestsincluderesearchwithnursingstudentsparticularlybeginningnursingstudentssimulationinnursingeducationandothertechnology-basedlearningexperiences.Dr.HeyenisthecurrentViceChairoftheUniversitySenateandservesonanumberofothercommitteesatLincolnUniversityandwithinherdepartment.HercurrentresearchfocusesonintegratingsimulationintoLincolnsnursingcurricula.ResearchTagsTrainingSimuluationsNursingEducationNursingStudentsSimulationinNursingEducationTechnologyinNursingJanetLong105ElliffHall573-681-5425longjlincolnu.eduEducationD.N.P.RushUniversityChicagoM.S.N.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaB.S.N.IowaWesleyanCollegeMt.PleasantResearchFocusSimulationLearningEducationalAssessmentJanetLongisanAssociateProfessorinNursingatLincolnUniversity.ShecurrentlycoordinatesthedepartmentofnursingscienceAASprogramevaluationandservesaschairoftheuniversitySection504AADAadvisorycommittee.Herinterestsincludetheuseofsimulationlearningtoeasethetransitionofnewlylicensednursesintotheworkforce.AsacomponentofachangeprojectcompletedduringherdoctoralstudiesshedevelopedacollaborativesimulationprojectbetweenLincolnUniversityandtwolocalhospitals.Thisworkwillbefoundationalintheexpansionoftheuseofsimulationlearningtoaenhancelearningforhealthcareprofessionalswithinthecommunitybstrengthenthetiesbetweeneducationandpracticethroughcollaboration.ResearchTagsSimulationCollaborativeSimulationLabs 52NursingScienceLinolnUniversityAnnMarieE.McSwain103ElliffHall573-681-5432mcswainalincolnu.eduEducationD.H.A.UniversityofPhoenixM.S.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaB.S.LincolnUniversityJeffersonCityMOResearchFocusAppliedEconometricsandOptimizationRiskAnalysisBusinessForecastingNewEmpiricalIndustrialOrganizationAnnMcSwainisboard-certiedasaClinicalNurseSpecialistinCriticalCareandAdultHealth.Shehasover20yearsinvestedinimprovingpatientoutcomespromotingprofessionalgrowthandmentoring.Dr.McSwainisanAssociateProfessoratLincolnUniversity.SheteachesclinicalanddidacticcoursesintheBSinNursingBSNCompletionProgramincludingHealthAssessmentPathophysiologyNursingResearchConceptsofProfessionalNursingPracticeandthecapstonecourseProfessionalNursingPractice.InadditiontoherfacultyresponsibilitiesDr.McSwainmaintainsclinicalexpertiseinaleadershiprole.SheisamemberofseveralprofessionalnursingorganizationsincludingSigmaThetaTauInternationalWesternInstituteofNursingMissouriNursesAssociationNationalLeagueforNursingandtheAmericanAssociationofCriticalCareNurses.Dr.McSwainhasservedasapeerreviewerandcontentcontributorforseveralmedical-surgicalandcriticalcarenursingtextbooksforPearsonPrenticeHallPublishersandElsievierInc.ResearchTagsWorkplaceMentoringNursingLeadershipRelationshipManagementNURSINgScIENcELincolnUniversityhasthreefarmsthatsupportourresearchandteachingmission.Checkthemoutonpage14. LinlnUniversityfMissuriReserhDiretryBusiness23BLinlnUniversityfMissuriSocialandBehavioralSciences53SocIaLaNDBEaIoRaLScIENcESMaraAruguete221FoundersHall573-681-6191aruguetemlincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofCaliforniaDavisB.S.UniversityofArizonaTucsonResearchFocusEatingAttitudesandEatingPathologyEthnicandGenderDifferencesTeachingEffectivenessAttitudesTowardCelebritiesDr.MaraAruguetehasbeenaProfessorofPsychologyatLincolnUniversityfor16years.Inadditiontoteachingshehasauthoredtwobooksoneatextbookand36articlesinpeer-reviewedjournalsincludingSexRolesJournalofAdolescentHealthJournalofEducationalResearchandSocialScienceandMedicine.Sheisasuccessfulgrantwriterhavingbeenawarded23fundedprojects.FinallysheservesasaDivisionChairoftheMissouriAcademyofScience.ResearchTagsEatingEthnicGenderTeachingCelebrityAbdoulayeBah319FoundersHall573-681-5227bahalincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaB.A.InstitutePolytechniqueConakryGuineaResearchFocusBehavioralHealthSuicidePreventionPTSDScreeningComputer-assistedTrainingandDetectionToolsDevelopentAdvancedStatisticalAnalysisDr.BahisaProfessorofSociologyandDirectoroftheCenterforBehavioralHealthandResiliencyatLincolnUniversityinJeffersonCityMissouri.HeisthetoprecipientofexternalfundingatLincolnUniversity.Hehasreceivedcloseto10000000ingrantsoverhiscareer.ForthelastsixyearshehasbeentheprincipalinvestigatorforthedevelopmentoftrainingtoolsgearedtowardsaddressingissuesofbehavioralhealthwithintheU.S.ArmyLifePreservationTrainingcoursesaddressingsuicideandaPeerAdvisingSystemscreeningforPTSD.Dr.BahhasworkedincollaborationwiththeArmyResearchLaboratoryUSArmyCenterforHealthPromotionandPreventiveMedicineUSACHPPMandtheArmyOfceoftheG-1toaddressissuesofsuicidalideationandbehavioramongourtroops.InhiscapacityasaDirectoroftheCenterhehasconductedmanyprojectsprovidingresearchandservicestothemilitaryandhasreceivedover5750000infundingfromtheUSArmyduringthelastveyears.ResearchTagsBehavioralHealthSuicideRiskAssessmentPTSDScreeningResiliencyTrainingAdvancedStatisticalAnalysis 54SocialandBehavioralSciencesLinlnUniversitySocIaLaNDBEhaIoRaLScIENcESKurtDeBord327FoundersHall573-681-5139debordklincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaM.A.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaResearchFocusLesbianGayBisexualandTransgenderPsychotherapyFeministPsychologyTeachingInterventionsKurtDeBordhasservedasaProfessorofPsychologyatLincolnUniversityfor17years.HisresearchhasregularlyfocuseduponteachinginterventionsusedinhisIntroductoryPsychologyclasses.HealsoteachesSocialPsychologyAbnormalPsychologyIntroductiontoPsychotherapiesandUndergraduatePracticum.HecurrentlyisapracticingpsychotherapistforAllianceTherapiesinColumbiaMissouri.Hehasco-editedtwoeditionsoftheHandbookofCounselingandPsychotherapyforLesbianGayBisexualandTransgenderClientswhichwerebothpublishedbytheAmericanPsychologicalAssociationonein2000andtheotherin2007.Heiscurrentlyworkingonathirdedition.KurtisservinghissecondtermasFacultySenateChairatLincolnUniversity.ResearchTagsFeministPsychologyGayLesbianBisexualTransgenderTeachingInterventionsGaryHomann326FoundersHall573-681-5151homannglincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.UniversityofWyomingLaramieM.A.NorthernArizonaUniversityFlagstaffB.A.PurdueUniversityLafayetteINResearchFocusMotivationBehaviorMaintenancePersonalAchievementGoal-settingPositivePsychologyGaryHomannisanAssociateProfessorofPsychologyatLincolnUniversity.Hisresearchhasincludedavarietyoftopicsincludinggoal-settinghabitmodicationclassroomachievementexerciseadherencemaintenanceofweightlossanddifferencesbetweencognitiveandphysicalskillacquisition.Thecommonthemeinhisresearchismotivatingself-directedenduringpersonalchange.Dr.Homannscurrentresearchinvolvesstimulatingincreasedachievementandmotivationinhighabilitystudents.Dr.Homannsongoinginterestsincludeexaminingthebenetsofpositivelearningmethodsonperformanceandintrinsicmotivationandfactorsaffectinglong-termbehavioralmaintenance.ResearchTagsMotivationGoalsGoal-settingBehaviorChangeHabitsPositivePsychologyPersonalAchievementHealthBehaviorMaintenance LinlnUniversityfMissuriReserhDiretryBusiness23BLinlnUniversityfMissuriReserhDiretryBusiness55SocIaLaNDBEaIoRaLScIENcESEugeneM.Matthews314FoundersHall573-681-5149matthewselincolnu.eduEducationPh.D.candidateCapellaUniversityMNM.A.WebsterUniversitySt.LouisMOB.S.UpperIowaUniversityFayetteResearchFocusPoliceIntelligenceOperationsCrimeAnalysisLawEnforcementTechnologiesBiometricAutomatedToolsetBATandHandheldInteragencyIdentityDetectionEquipmentHIIDEPublicSafetyLeadershipEugeneMatthewsisanAssistantProfessorofCriminalJusticeatLincolnUniversity.HecurrentlyservesastheChairfortheCenterofInnovativeInstructionaswellastheLUSafetyandSecurityAdvisoryCommittees.AretiredSpecialAgentwiththeUSArmyCIDhisworkhaspredominantlyfocusedonlawenforcementrelatedprojectswhichhaveencompassedthespectrumofoperationsfromlawenforcementtechnologytoleadershiptraining.Hiscurrentinterestsfocusonleadershiptraininganddevelopmentandapplicationofbestpractices.Mr.MatthewsisalsoanactivememberoftheCenterforHomelandDefenseandSecuritytheInternationalAssociationofCrimeAnalystsandtheInternationalAssociationofLawEnforcementIntelligenceAnalysis.ResearchTagsPoliceIntelligenceOperationsPrinciplesofLeadershipTeachingOnlineTerryW.Moore316FoundersHall681-5228mooretlincolnu.eduEducationM.P.A.UniversityofMissouriColumbiaB.S.LincolnUniversityJeffersonCityMOResearchFocusCriminalJusticeandPoliceAdministrationPoliceSuicidesSafetyandSecurityEmergencyPreparednessandResponseTerryMooreisanAssistantProfessorofCriminalJusticeAdministrationatLincolnUniversity.Hehasservedonnumerouscommitteesandsubcommitteesattheuniversity.ForovertwoyearshewastheDirectoroftheDivisionofAdultInstitutionswiththeMissouriDepartmentofCorrectionswherehewasresponsiblefortheadministrationofthe21adultprisonsapproximately30000offendersandover8500employees.Afterover28yearswiththeMissouriStateHighwayPatrolheretiredasaCaptain.HisworkwiththeHighwayPatrolwasverydiversewhichincludedroaddutyacademyinstructorDirectorofthePublicInformationandEducationDivisionAssistantDirectoroftheTrainingDivisionDirectoroftheHumanResourcesDivisionandDirectoroftheTrafcDivision.InhiscareerwiththeHighwayPatrolhewasassignedtonumerouscommit-teessubcommitteesandresearchprojects.HewastheprojectdirectorforthecomputerizedDrivingWhileIntoxicatedTrackingSystemDWITSandtheautomatedmobiledataStatewideTrafcAccidentReportingSystemSTARS.Bothprogramsreceivednationalrecognitionandawards.ResearchTagsCriminalJusticeEmergencyManagementSafetyandSecurityEmergencyPreparednessLinlnUniversitySocialandBehavioralSciences55 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