Aurora University


Kathleen Bradley
Kathleen Bradley, PhD

Associate Professor of Education, Chair of Special Education Office Phone: 630-844-5269
Email: Areas of expertise: Language disabilities, nonverbal learning disabilities, college-bound autism Education: PhD, Northwestern University
MA, Roosevelt University
AB, Princeton University Favorite thing about AU: "My students--they always make my day."

Marie Dahleh
Marie Dillon Dahleh, PhD

Professor of Engineering, Chair of Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science Office Phone: 630-844-5422
Email: Areas of expertise: Numerical analysis, fluid mechanics, computational fluid mechanics, design Education: PhD, Applied and Computational Mathematics, Princeton University
MA, Applied and Computational Mathematics, Princeton University
BA, Mathematics, Mount Holyoke College Favorite thing about AU: "Introducing engineering to students across all disciplines, and working with colleagues in multiple schools." View LinkedIn Profile

Pamela Garriott
Pamela Garriott, PhD

Visiting Assistant Professor of Special Education Office Phone: 630-844-7849
Email: Areas of expertise: Reading, writing, parents of students with disabilities Education: PhD, Indiana University
MS, Indiana State University
BS, Indiana State University
Favorite thing about AU: "The caring community of learners created by faculty and students."

Keith Hermann
Keith Herrmann, MA

Visiting Assistant Professor of Physical Education Office Phone: 630-844-3825
Email: Education: MAT, Aurora University
BS, Illinois State University
Favorite thing about AU: "The family atmosphere and the sense of community."

Jennifer Kohnke
Jennifer Kohnke, EdD

Associate Professor of Education Office Phone: 630-844-5684
Email: Education: EdD, Educational Leadership and Organizational Change with a concentration in Curriculum and Instruction, Roosevelt University
MA, Elementary Education, Roosevelt University
BA, Psychology, Roosevelt University
Type 03 Illinois Teacher Certification, Social Science and ESL Endorsement
Type 75 Illinois Administrator Certification Favorite thing about AU: "The support, collaboration, and relationship with the community."

Gregory Oij
Gregory Oij, MS

Assistant Professor of Computer Science Office Phone: 630-844-5689
Email: Areas of expertise: Robotics, artificial intelligence, architecture Education: MS, Computer Science with Minor in Networking, DePaul University 
BSEE (Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering), DeVry Institute of Technology Favorite thing about AU: "Working with the students to help them with their careers."

Aubrey Southall
Aubrey Southall, PhD

Assistant Professor of Education, Chair of Secondary Education Office Phone: 630-844-6178
Email: Education: PhD, Teaching and Learning, Georgia State University 
EdS, Teaching and Learning, Georgia State University
MEd, Social Studies Education, The University of Georgia
BA, Political Science, The University of Georgia
BSEd, Social Studies Education, TESOL, The University of Georgia Favorite thing about AU: "Students from all content disciplines come together in coursework and extracurricular activities to make the program feel like home." View LinkedIn Profile

Deborah Stevens-Marchigiani
Deborah Stevens-Marchigiani, PhD

Professor of Education, Chair of Initial Licensure, Early Childhood Education and ESL/BIL Program Office Phone: 630-844-5425
Email: Education: PhD, Curriculum and Instruction, Reading, Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Loyola University Chicago
MA, Reading Elementary Education, Governors State University
BA, Elementary/Secondary Education and Philosophy, Marquette University Favorite thing about AU: "Helping a student learn a difficult concept while they are fully engaged in the learning process."