ESL Staff Members

Program Administration

Heidi Vrankin Matera, Interim Director
M.A., Intercultural Management

Instructional Staff

All teaching staff of the ESL Intensive English Program are trained and experienced in teaching English as a Second Language to international students.

Ashleigh Ali, Lecturer/Student Services Coordinator
M.A., Anthropology

Laura Ambrose, Lecturer
M.A., English (TESOL); BS, Mathematics and Applied Computer Science; BA, French

Nancy Barbieri, Senior Lecturer
M.A., English Language and Linguistics

Valerie Chamberlain, Senior Lecturer/Volunteer Coordinator
M.S., ESL/Foreign Language Education

Mari Chevako, Lecturer
M.A., M.F.A., Creative Writing

Anna Dominika Cwalina, Lecturer
M.A. in English, specialization in TESOL

Eric Duwe, Lecturer
M.A., TESOL

Rosemarie Feiza-Lenz, Senior Lecturer
M.A., English as a Second Language

Joy Foster-Steckler, Lecturer
M.A, TESOL; Wisconsin secondary school teaching in ESL; B.A. in Education

Gitte Frandsen, Lecturer
M.A. English Literature, ESL, and Comparative Religions

Abby Goelzer, Lecturer/Academic Coordinator
M.A., Applied Linguistics, Graduate Certificate in TESOL

Brooke Haley, Lecturer/ESL Writing Course Coordinator
M.A., Foreign Language and Literature, Applied Linguistics specialization

Fred Hegeman, Lecturer
M.F.A. Creative Writing, CELTA

Kendra Heidkamp-Young, Associate Lecturer
M.A., Reading

Kristopher Heinekamp, Lecturer
M.A., TESOL

Lauren Isaac, Lecturer/Accreditation Coordinator
M.A., TESOL; Doctoral Candidate, Curriculum and Cultural Studies

James Levick, Associate Lecturer

Carol Lord, Senior Lecturer
M.A., English Language and Linguistics

Jennifer Mattson, Senior Lecturer
M.A., English Language and Linguistics

Kristen Michelson, Lecturer
M.A., TESOL

Jean Mileham, Senior Lecturer
M.A., Applied English Linguistics

Slobodan Mladenovic, Lecturer
M.S., Curriculum and Instruction with emphasis in ESL, ESL Teaching Certification

Ellen Nuss, Associate Lecturer/Dual Student Coordinator/Conversation Partner Coordinator
M.A., TESOL

Bara Omari, Lecturer
M.A., Linguistics; Graduate Certificate, TESOL

Katherine Riebe, Lecturer
M.A., Teaching English as a Foreign Language/Intercultural Studies

Rita Rutkowski Weber, Senior Lecturer
M.A.T., English as a Second Language/Spanish

Margaret Schmidt, Lecturer

Amy Shields, Senior Lecturer
M.S./M.A., English as a Second Language/Linguistics

Mark Sondrol, Senior Lecturer/MITAA & Spoken English for Academic Purposes Coordinator
M.A., English Language and Linguistics

Allegra Troiano, Lecturer
M.A., TESOL

Lou Ann Van Fossen, Lecturer
M.A., Journalism; CELTA Certification for ESL


Office Staff

Christina Carroll, Financial Assistant
B.A., International Relations

Rebecca Christman,  Programs Assistant
M.F.A., Fine Arts

Lynn Washatko, LTE Office Assistant
B.A., History

Katie Wehrheim, LTE Office Assistant
Degree in Biblical Studies