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Meet the Doctor of Education Faculty

Kristi Preisman, Ph.D.
Director, Doctor of Education Program
Associate Professor of Education

B.A. Secondary Education, University of Nebraska, Kearney
M.A. Secondary Education, University of Nebraska, Omaha
Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction, University of Texas, Austin

kpreisman [at] csm.edu
Vicky Morgan, Ph.D.
Director, Teaching Learning Center
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor of Education

B.S. Elementary Education, Nebraska Wesleyan University
M.A. Educational Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Ph.D. Educational Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

vmorgan [at] csm.edu
Lois Linden, Ed.D., RN
Associate Professor of Nursing

B.S. Pre-Nursing, Midland Lutheran College
M.S.N. Family Health Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nursing Education, University of Minnesota
Ed.D. Education, College of Saint Mary

llinden [at] csm.edu
Mary Ritzdorf, Ed.D
Assistant Director, Teacher Education Program
Assistant Professor of Education

B.S. Elementary Education, College of Saint Mary
M.S. Curriculum and Instruction, Doane University
M.S. Educational Leadership, Doane University
Ed.D. Educational Leadership, College of Saint Mary

mritzdorf [at] csm.edu
Deanna Acklie, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education
dacklie [at] csm.edu
Melanie Felton, Ph.D.
Director, Early Childhood Education Program
Associate Professor of Education

B.S. Psychology, Child Development, Iowa State University
M.S. Child Development, Iowa State University
Ph.D. Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

mfelton [at] csm.edu
Colleen Kocsis
Certification Officer & Education Fieldwork Coordinator
ckocsis [at] csm.edu