New faculty join Lakeland teaching ranks
Academics - posted on 9/18/2006
Lakeland College is welcoming several new faculty members to its roster for the 2006-07 school year.
Paul Pickhardt will join the science faculty as a Assistant Professor of Biology. Pickhardt has a doctorate in biology from Dartmouth College and a bachelor's degree in science education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
For the past four years, he has served as a post-doctoral research assistant at Stony Brook University in New York. He has several years of teaching experience at Dartmouth College, and has worked for the U.S. Peace Corps. His areas of interest include aquatic ecosystems and habitats and phytoplankton and zooplankton ecology.
Kelly Stone is Lakeland's new Campus Minister. She graduated from Yale University Divinity School this past May with a masters of divinity, and she has a bachelor's in professional communication from Elmhurst (Ill.) College. She will teach a class each semester in addition to seeing to the spiritual needs of the college.
Prior to Lakeland, she was a parish associate at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Old Greenwich, Conn., Christian educator at First Presbyterian Church in New Haven, Conn., and in charge of clinical pastoral education at Griffin Hospital in Derby, Conn.
Hilary Estes is a new Instructor of Criminal Justice. Estes expects to complete a doctorate in rehabilitation counseling from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale this fall. She has both a master's and bachelor's in criminal justice and a bachelor's in psychology from SIU-C.
She has spent several years working and teaching at SIU's Center for the Study of Crime and Delinquency, served an internship at the U.S. penitentiary in Marion, Ill., worked as a gambling addiction counselor and most recently was a criminal justice instructor at Rend Lake (Ill.) College. Estes has particular interest in correctional counseling and rehabilitation, crime and punishment, special populations and program evaluation. She also has experience placing and supervising interns in an array of correctional and social service agencies.
Christopher Moore is a new Instructor of Sociology. Moore recently earned a doctorate in social psychology from the University of Georgia. He has a master's in sociology from the University of Iowa and a bachelor's in sociology from UW-Eau Claire.
Moore has taught at the University of Iowa and comes to Lakeland from the University of Georgia where he was an instructor in the sociology department. He also worked for a decade as a criminal investigator with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.
A prolific writer and researcher, Moore has a number of areas of specialty including leadership and motivation, occupations/professions, nonverbal communication and influence and the sociology of emotions.
Krista Feinberg is a new Assistant Professor of History. Feinberg received her doctorate in Latin American history and her master's in history from Indiana University. She has a bachelor's from Brigham Young University.
She comes to Lakeland from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts where she has been an adjunct professor in the history department and Berkshire Community College in Pittsfield, Mass. She has also taught at the Indiana University history department and Universidad del Zulia in Maracaibo, Venezuela. She also worked as a full-time missionary for two years in Venezuela. She speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese and French.
Ben Shaffer has accepted the new position of Assistant Professor of International Business. Shaffer received a doctorate in philosophy from the University of South Australia, a master's in business administration from National University, San Diego, Calif., and a bachelor's in psychology from Indiana University.
Shaffer spent five years as a lecturer and consultant for The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and since 2005 has taught several marketing classes at UW-Milwaukee. Prior to teaching, he worked in the private sector for nearly 20 years as marketing and sales manager for DHL Airways in Dallas, territory manager for Harris/Lanier in Fort Worth, Texas, and managing director and general manager of Four Winds International in Hong Kong.
Joshua Kutney has accepted a one-year position of Instructor of Writing. Kutney received a master's in English and spent a year doing Cognitive Studies into theories of learning and educational research at the Learning Research and Development Center at the University of Pittsburgh. His bachelor's in English is from the University of Southern Maine.
He has taught College Readiness 21, a writing program for high school students preparing for college, at various universities in northwest Wisconsin since 2004. He has also taught at the University of Pittsburgh English department and the University of Southern Maine. He has held several roles with the Boys & Girls Club of the Fox Valley in Appleton.
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