Faculty

The Master of Science in Sustainable Management program gives you the most up-to-date curriculum with diverse faculty. You won’t find another degree program that brings instructors with degrees in all of these fields together:

  • Accounting
  • Botany
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Engineering
  • Economics
  • Environmental Dynamics
  • Environmental Studies
  • Geography
  • Law
  • Logistics
  • Psychology
  • Range Science
  • Resource Management
  • Sociology
  • Urban Planning

Sustainable Management program faculty members are uniquely qualified to help you get the knowledge and training to succeed.

Instructors

Lucy Arendt

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Dr. Lucy A. Arendt, Associate Dean of the College of Professional Studies and Director of the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business, has been a member of the UW-Green Bay faculty and staff since 2004. She has a B.S. in Business Administration and Spanish, an M.S. in Administrative Science from UW-Green Bay, and a Ph.D. in Management Science from UW-Milwaukee. She has also worked as a consultant to various for- and non-profit organizations in the areas of organizational analysis, strategic planning, communication analysis, statistical analysis and survey development. Dr. Arendt teaches courses in business administration, introduction to management, and organizational theory and behavior.
Steven C. Dunn

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Dr. Steven Dunn, Professor of Sustainability and Director of the Center for Sustainable Enterprise, joined the UW-Oshkosh faculty in 1999. He has a B.S. in Zoology from California State University, Long Beach, an M.B.A. from Boise State University, and a Ph.D. in Business from The Pennsylvania State University. In addition to teaching, he is a consultant in the areas of strategic sustainability and entrepreneurship. Dr. Dunn teaches the Built Environment and the Capstone courses.
Jerry Hembd

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Dr. Jerry Hembd, Professor in the Department of Business and Economics, joined the faculty of UW-Superior for a second time in 2004. He was previously a faculty member from 1984 to 1991. He earned a B.S. in Urban Planning from Iowa State University, an M.S. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Kentucky, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Applied Economics from Stanford University. He has also taught at UW-Eau Claire, Connecticut College, the International Honors Program, the National Economics University (Hanoi, Vietnam), Future Generations Graduate School, and Iowa State University. Besides teaching, he is a state specialist in community and economic development with UW-Extension and co-leader of the UW-Extension Sustainability Team. Dr. Hembd teaches courses in Economics.
John F. Katers

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Dr. John Katers, Professor of Natural and Applied Sciences and Engineering and Director of the Environmental Management and Business Institute, has been with the UW-Green Bay faculty since 1999. He has a B.S. in Environmental Science and Business Administration and an M.S. in Environmental Science and Policy from UW-Green Bay, and a Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Marquette University. Dr. Katers teaches courses in Solar and Alternate Energy Systems, Energy and Society, Waste Management/Resource Recovery, Industrial Pollution Control, Pollution Prevention and Resource Management Strategies.
 Richard Roy Krahn

Richard Krahn, Adjunct Professor in the College of Management, has been with UW-Stout since 2011. He has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, an M.B.A. from UW-Madison, and a CPA from the state of Wisconsin. In addition to teaching at UW-Stout, he recently spent two years as an Executive in Residence, working to develop Hamline University’s first M.B.A. curriculum. Mr. Krahn will teach courses in supply chain management, operations decision making, and managerial accounting.

Bruce Alan Kibler

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Dr. Bruce Kibler, Assistant Professor of Management, joined the UW-Superior faculty in 2008. He has an B.S. in Political Science and an M.A. in German Language and Literature from the University of Maryland, College Park, an M.A.S. in Business and IT from Johns Hopkins University, and a Ph.D. in Strategic and International Management from Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia. Additionally, he is an Assistant Professor of Management at Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania. Fluent in German, Professor Kibler also teaches a summer module on organizational behavior at the University of Kassel in Hessen, Germany. Before entering academia, Dr. Kibler spent twenty years in the international telecommunications and IT industries, mostly living and working in Europe. Dr. Kibler teaches courses predominantly in business policy and strategy, international management/business, and corporate social responsibility.
Jullie L. Kinzelman

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Dr. Julie Kinzelman, Associate Lecturer in Geosciences and Environmental Studies, joined the UW-Parkside faculty in 2007. She has a B.S. Medical Technology from UW-Parkside, a Supervisory Management certificate and an M.S. in Clinical Laboratory Science from UW-Milwaukee, and a Ph.D. in Microbiology/Public Health from the University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom. In addition to teaching, she is a research scientist/laboratory director for the City of Racine Health Department Laboratory, Racine, WI. Dr. Kinzelman teaches Sustainable Water Management.
Michael A. Kraft

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Dr. Michael A. Kraft, Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Public and Environmental Affairs and Herbert Fisk Johnson Professor of Environmental Studies, joined the UW-Green Bay faculty in 1977. He has an A.B. in Political Science from the University of California, Riverside, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from Yale University. His research interests include environmental politics and policy, energy policy, public policy, and policy analysis. He teaches graduate courses in environmental policy and administration and public policy analysis, and is developing a new graduate course: Geopolitical Systems: Decision Making for Sustainability at the Local, State, and National Level.
Michael Peter Lizotte

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Dr. Michael Lizotte, Director of Sustainability, joined the UW-Oshkosh faculty in 2009. He has a B.S. in Environmental Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, an M.S. in Botany from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and a Ph.D. in Marine Biology from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. He is also a 2011 LEED Green Associate. Dr. Lizotte teaches courses in cultural and historical foundations of sustainability.
Ibrahim (Brian) Oenga

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Ibrahim K. Oenga, Assistant Professor of Business, joined the UW-Stout faculty in 2009. He has a B.Com and L.L.B from Karnatak University in India, a Diploma of Associate from the Insurance Institute of India, a Diploma of Law from the Kenya School of Law, and an LL.M from Hamline University School of Law. In addition to his work at UW-Stout, he is also a visiting professor at the Cooperative University College of Kenya and an adjunct faculty member at UW-River Falls. Mr. Oenga will teach courses in policy, law and ethics of sustainability, business law, real estate law, legal aspects of construction, and real estate principles.
John D. Skalbeck

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Dr. John Skalbeck is an Associate Professor of Geosciences at UW-Parkside. He has a B.S. in Geology from Gustavus Adolphus College, an M.S. in Geology from Western Washington University, and a Ph.D. in Hydrogeology from the University of Nevada. He has served as the academic director for the planning of the Master’s of Science in Sustainable Management. He is a co-founder of the REC and CEDAR environmental education centers in Racine and Kenosha. Prior to joining UW-Parkside, Dr. Skalbeck spent over ten years as a groundwater consultant specializing in soil and groundwater contamination and remediation. Dr. Skalbeck teaches courses in physical geology, sedimentology and stratigraphy, hydrogeology, geophysics, and Great Lakes water resources.  His research areas include modeling gravity and magnetic data for hydrogeologic assessment, water quality monitoring, and wetland characterization.