Faculty and Staff

Gregory K. Patton

Associate Professor of Management

Department Head

Education: Ph.D., University of Iowa, 2002; M.B.A., University of South Dakota, 1993; B.A., Northwestern College, 1984

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Brittany Cord

Associate Professor of Accounting and Management

Education: Masters of Business Administration from Texas A&M University - Kingsville; Bachelors of Science in Accounting from The University of Iowa

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Steve Holland

Professor of Economics

Education: Ph.D., Applied Economics, University of Minnesota; J.D., Georgetown University; B.A., Economics and English, St. Olaf College

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Rob K. Larson

Professor of Management

Education: M.B.A., University of St. Thomas; B.A., Concordia College, Moorhead

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Tim Schweizer

Professor of Management

The Dennis and Suzanne Birkestrand Chair in Economics and Business

Education: Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Arkansas; M.B.A., Management, University of Arkansas; B.A., Management, Luther College

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Ryan Torkelson

Associate Professor of Accounting

Education: M.S.A., University of Notre Dame; B.A., Luther College

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Alexandra White

Associate Professor of Management

Education: M.S., Adult Education (Policy, Foundation & Administration), Portland State University; B.A., English, University of Virginia

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Education: B.A., Luther College

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Chuck Christianson


Education: M.B.A., University of South Dakota; B.A., Business Administration, Dakota State College

Nick Gomersall


Education: Ph.D., Resource Economics, Cornell University; M.A., Oxford University; B.A., English Language and Literature, Oxford University

Rich Leake


Education: M.B.A., University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, APM; M.A., Ohio University; B.A., Pacific Lutheran University

Mark Lund


Mona Nelson


Education: M.B.T., University of Minnesota; B.A., Luther College

Uwe Rudolf


Wade Shilts


Education: Ph.D., History, University of Iowa; J.D., Washington University; M.A., Economics, University of Iowa; B.A., Economics and Management, Luther College

Don Jones


Don Jones is an Emeritus Associate Professor