Faculty and Staff with Multicultural Experiences

More than a third of Wartburg’s faculty have participated in cultural immersions. They include:

  • Ann R. Arns, Physical Education—Australia, Mexico, urban field experience in New York City
  • Brian Birgen, Mathematics —Canada, Mexico, St. Lucia, Caribbean
  • Mariah Birgen, Mathematics—St. Lucia, Caribbean
  • Thomas K. Boerigter, Spanish—Mexico, Spain, Bahrain, Bolivia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Peru, Saudi Arabia
  • Bonita Bock, Co-Director of Wartburg West—urban experience in Denver, Colo.
  • Nelson Bock, Co-Director of Wartburg West—urban experience in Denver, Colo.
  • Roberta L. Bodensteiner, Education—urban field experience in New York City
  • Joyce Boss, English—Canada, England, France, Greece, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Mexico
  • Walter C. Bouzard Jr., Religion—Middle East, Guyana, Austria, England, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Panama, Scotland, the former Yugoslavia
  • Josef Breutzmann, Computer Science and Mathematics—Germany, Scotland, Spain
  • Gloria Campbell, Business Administration and Economics—Belgium, England, France, Germany, Holland, Italy
  • Anne M. Drolet, English—Argentina
  • Denis Drolet, Chemistry—Denmark, Great Britain, Sweden
  • William Earl, Communication Arts—Brazil
  • Vicki Edelnant, Pathways Center Director—China, England, Ghana, Ireland
  • Barbara Fedeler, Assistant Professor of Art—Italy
  • Charles Figura, Physics—Canada
  • Kimberly L. Folkers, Marketing, Co-Director GMCS—France, England, Austria, Dominican Republic, Germany, Italy, Jamaica, Mexico, Switzerland, Tanzania
  • Scott Fullwiler, Economics—Canada, Denmark, Germany
  • Kathryn Kleinhans, Religion—Germany, Tanzania, Turkey, Romania, Hungary, and Australia
  • Chris Knudson, Marketing and Communication — England, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Canada
  • Terrence Lindell, Professor of History—Canada, Germany, Mexico
  • Yvonne E. Losch, Assistant Professor of German—Germany
  • Sonja Lynch, Assistant Professor of English—Europe
  • J. Keith McClung, Associate Professor of Biology—Canada, Italy
  • David McCullough, Associate Professor of Biology—Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Monte Carlo, the Netherlands, Spain
  • Thomas Payne, Art—England, Scotland
  • A. Lynn Peters, Social Work—China
  • Josh Peterson, Marketing and Communication, Italy
  • Peggy Pruisner, Education—France
  • Todd Reiher, Psychology—Germany, Mexico
  • Ted Reuter, Music—Belarus, Europe
  • Jenna Rinehart, International Student Programs— China
  • Susan Sherwood, Education—France
  • Maria Paula Survilla, Assistant Professor of Music—Belarus
  • Suzanne K. Torkelson, Associate Professor of Music—Australia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, England, Fiji, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Romania
  • Susan K. Vallem, Associate Professor of Social Work—Mexico, Russia, other parts of Europe
  • Roy M. Ventullo, Professor of Biology—Guyana, Trinidad, Tobago, Turkey
  • Eric Wachmann, Associate Professor of Music—Belarus, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Holland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, Spain, Switzerland
  • Edith J. Waldstein, Vice President for Enrollment Management—Mexico, Germany, other parts of Europe, fluent in German
  • Fredric A. Waldstein, Professor of Political Science—Europe, Mexico and Southeast Asia
  • Jennifer Walker, Lecturer in Physical Education—Australia, Canada, Denmark, Norway
  • Daniel J. Walther, Associate Professor of History—Germany, western Europe
  • William N. Withers, Assistant Professor of Communication Arts—Germany, Canada