Faculty at SPS


The distinguished faculty for Trine University have experience from all over the world in their professional areas of expertise and bring real-life experience into their academic teaching. Our faculty come from various walks of life as entrepreneurs, officers within financial institutions, Certified Public Accountants, lawyers, engineers, teachers and leaders of corporations and for-profit and non-profit organizations.

Many of our faculty earned advanced degrees from the best schools in the Midwest and nation, including Purdue University, Indiana University, University of North Carolina, University of Notre Dame, Ball State, Indiana Wesleyan and Trine University to name a few. YOU are sure to receive the greatest learning experience at Trine.

Graduate Studies Progam Directors

Gregory Brooks
Program Director, Master of Science in Engineering Management
260.667-4757 | Email me at brooksg

Jacqueline Delagrange
Program Director, Master of Science with a major in Criminal Justice and
Master of Science in Engineering Management
260.203.2693 | Email me at: delagrangej
Juris Doctor Candiate, December 2016 - Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Master of Science with a major in Criminal Justice - Trine University

Nancy Steigmeyer
Senior Director, Master of Science in Leadership Program and 
Master of Business Administration Program
260.203.2694 | Email me at: steigmeyern
Masters of Organizational Leadership - Indiana Tech

Content Area Lead Faculty

Cheryl Avant, Ph.D.
Rural Sociology - University of Missouri

Randi Tucker Barr, Ph.D.
Education - Capella University

Tammi Clearfield, J.D.
Ph.D. (IP) Humanities & Social Science - Nova Southeastern University

Erickson Conkling
Ph.D. (ABD) Public Policy - Walden University

Kathryn Davis
Master of Science Mental Health Counseling - University of Saint Francis

Gerald Holland
Master in Business Administration and
Master of Science Mechanical Design Engineering - Michigan State University

Erica Hutton
Ph.D. (ABD) Criminal Justice - Capella University

Cheryl Kline
Ph.D. (IP) Business Administration - Northcentral University

Craig Laker
Master of Public Affairs, Master of Arts in Criminal Justice, Ph.D. Course work completed - Indiana University

John Lynch
Master of Science – Secondary Education - Indiana University

Mary Moretto, Ph.D
Educational Leadership Administration & Fundamentals - Indiana University

Thomas Pucci, Ph.D.
Educational Administration - University of New Mexico

Thomas Smead
Master in Business Administration - Indiana Tech

Angela Sokol, Ph.D.
Organization & Management - Capella University

R. Thomas Trusty
Master of Arts Career & Technical Education - Ball State University