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Joel Alexander, M.M.

Adjunct Instructor: Percussion, Drum Set, UNW Drumline

Joel Alexander is an active percussion performer and teacher in the Twin Cities and recently won an...

Charles Aling, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of History

Background I am a Twin Cities native, and attended the University of Minnesota for my all my higher...

Helen Aling, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of English

A native of the Twin Cities, Helen Aling has enjoyed teaching English at Northwestern since 1986. Living...

Stephanie Allen, D.M.A.

Adjunct Instructor: Violin, Viola

Stephanie Allen began violin and piano studies at the age of four. She studied piano under Dr. Arvi Sinka of...

Robert Allen

Adjunct Instructor

Dr. Allen has served as a pastor for congregations in Minnesota, Montana, and Nebraska. He has also taught...

Dennis Babcock, M.A.

Adjunct Instructor: Theatre

Dennis Babcock is President/CEO of The Daniel Group, which produces Triple Espresso, To Begin With and That...

Mark Baden, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus, Department of Art and Design

Baden registered for his first course in ceramics at Hamline University in 1972 and determined that the...

Josh Bauder, Ph.D.

Adjunct Instructor: Music Theory, Composition

Joshua Bauder, Ph.D., Adjunct Instructor in Music: Music Theory and Composition, joined the UNW faculty in...

Karen Baumgartner, M.M.

Adjunct Instructor: Flute

Award winning flutist Karen Baumgartner has given solo performances all across the country from Orchestra...

Aaron S. Belz

Adjunct Instructor

John Benham, Ed.D.

Adjunct Instructor: Music in World Cultures

Dr. John Benham is founder of Music In World Cultures, Inc., an organization that equips the Church in the...

Dave Berggren

Adjunct Instructor

Jeff Brueske, M.M.

Adjunct Instructor: Double Bass, Electric Bass, Commercial Guitar

A performing guitarist for over thirty years, Jeff received a Master of Music in classical guitar from the...

Annalisa Buerke, M.Ed.

Assistant Director of Field Experiences for the School of...

Annalisa Buerke serves as the early field experience coordinator for all licensure areas in the School of...

Kristen Bugos, Ph.D.

Coordinator of Music Education & Associate Professor of Music

Kristen Bugos, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Coordinator of Music Education, joined UNW in 2018. She holds...

Hongna Bystrom, M.O.L.

Adjunct Instructor

Professor Hongna Bystrom grew up in Tieling, China. She moved to the United States in 2001. She has worked at...

Jon Cermin

Adjunct Instructor

Jon “Cisco” Cermin began his professional career in 1988 as a Director of Photography and “one-man band” at...

Natalie Cromwell

Adjunct Instructor: Music Ministry

Natalie Cromwell is a worship leader and singer/songwriter based out of Minneapolis, MN. Natalie is widely...

Kimberly Cronen, M.A.

Assistant Professor of Spanish

Professor Kimberly Cronen joined the University of Northwestern faculty in 2006. She has lived, studied,...

Leonard Danek, Ph.D., Emeritus

Professor Emeritus of Music: Music Theory, Composition, Organ

Dr. Leonard Danek studied composition with Dr. Paul Fetler at the University of Minnesota and piano with...

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