Academic Advisors

Julie Amador
Julie Amador, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Professional Noticing in the Design and Enactment of Elementary Mathematics Lessons
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Becky Byers
Becky Byers, Recruitment and Advising Coordinator
phone: (208) 292-2510
Becky aids in student services, advising, recruiting and other admissions functions for northern Idaho.
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Kathy Canfiled-Davis
Kathy Canfield-Davis, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Research interests: Social Justice, women in leadership, human rights, K-12 policy and governance and educational leadership.
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John Cannon
John G. Cannon, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator, CTE Programs
Dr. Cannon's research interests are in the area of Career and Technical Education teacher professional development and CTE alternative certification.
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Paul Gathercoal
Paul Gathercoal, Ph.D.
Professor & Chair
Research interests: Webfolios in education and teaching and learning at a distance; Neuroscience, behavior and cognition; Research on the implementation of Judicious Discipline in schools; the Effects of violent media messages on individuals and society; Service learning and innovative technologies; and the Metacognitive and metalinguistic links between media literacy and reading comprehension.
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Gwen Kelley, Advisor & Outreach Specialist, College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences
gkelley@uidaho.edu
phone: (208) 666-6732
fax: (208) 664-1272
Anne Liu Kern
Anne Liu Kern, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator, Advanced Studies
Research interests: Science teaching and learning; science knowledge development; STEM integration for science understanding; integration of Indigenous knowledge and cultural relevance with western STEM. Plus Cooperative learning and team functioning in STEM disciplines.
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Dr. Robert G. Ketchum, Career and Technical Education
robertk@uidaho.edu
phone: (208) 651-3100
Advisor: Careert and Technical Education
Sara Matthews
Sara Matthews, MS
Instructor
Area of expertise: Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Feeding Young Children in Group Settings
(208) 292-2533 | smatthews@uidaho.edu
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Mellissa McConnell
Melissa McConnell, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor
Research interests: Literacy Intervention for Children with Learning Disabilities; Response to Intervention(RTI); Early Childhood Literacy Instruction
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Laura Holyoke
Laura Holyoke, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Research Focus: Organizational Health & Sustainability, Organizational Learning in Higher Education, Organizational Culture and Leadership
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Mary Orr
Mary Orr
Clinical Assistant Professor
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Wanda Quinn
Wanda Quinn J.D., Program Development Specialist
phone: (208) 292-2531
Wanda is in charge of program development with special emphasis in professional development and programs such as the geographic information systems (GIS) certificate, executive master of business administration (EMBA) program and special workshops and series of Northern Idaho. She is also a key community liaison with a regular presence at area Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club events and activities.
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Samantha Ramsay
Samantha Ramsay, PhD, RD, LD
Assistant Professor & Director Coordinated Program in Dietetics
Areas of expertise: Child Nutrition, Feeding Young Children, Sports Nutrition, General Nutrition and Wellness
(208) 885-6026 | sramsay@uidaho.edu
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Dr. Richard Reardon, Associate Dean, College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences and Psychology Professor
rreardon@uidaho.edu
phone: (208) 292-2523
fax: (208) 667-5275
Adviser: Psychology, Organizational Sciences, Interdisciplinary Studies
SeAnne Safaii
SeAnne Safaii, PhD, RD, LD
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Clinical Dietetics, Health Professions Program Education and Training
(208) 292-2511 | sjsafaii@uidaho.edu
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Yvonne Sertich, Executive Director, Executive Education Program (EMBA)
yvonnes@uidaho.edu
phone: (208) 885-8880
Susan Stuntzner
Susan Stuntzner, Ph.D, LPC, LMHP, CRC, NCC, DCC
Assistant Professor
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