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Meet our faculty and staff

Faculty members in Franks School of Education are experienced educators. All have been involved in many positions during their public school careers, and offer you insights based on these experiences. They are knowledgeable and caring educators.

Karen S. Hamilton, Ph.D.
Dean, Franks School of Education
Associate Professor
260.665.4219
hamiltonk@trine.edu
B.Ed. – University of Toledo
M.A. – Bowling Green State University
Ph.D. – University of Toledo
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Amy M. Alexander, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor
260.665.4295
alexandera@trine.edu
B.S. - Bowling Green State University 
M.Ed. - Bowling Green State University
NBCT - National Board Certified Teacher 
Ed.D. - University of West Georgia
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Anthony M. Kline , Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
260.665.4536
klinea@trine.edu
B.S. -Ball State University 
M.A. -Ball State University
Ph.D. -Ball State University
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Kathy J. Pollock
Assistant Professor
260.665.4212
pollockk@trine.edu
A.S. - Vincennes University
B.S. - Indiana University-Purdue University - Fort Wayne
M.S. - Indiana University
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Debra Van Rie, Ph.D.
Professor
260.665.4253
vanried@trine.edu
B.S. - Indiana University   
M.A. - Indiana University       
Ph.D.  Bowling Green State University 
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Adjunct Faculty
Kathy Aldrich
Maria Hallman
Richard Knapp
Annette Peckham
Shawn Snyder
Amanda Stout
Rebecca Thompson
Jan Wilson


University Supervisors          
Sally Lanier          
Debra Jones


 

Franks School of Education Office
Mechelle Snyder-Bruns
Administrative Assistant
26.665.4121
snyderm@trine.edu
A.B.A. - Trine University
B.S.B.A. - Trine University