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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 Program Directors

Jacqueline Delagrange
Senior Director, Graduate School
260-203-2693 | Email me at: delagrangej
Juris Doctor - Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Master of Science with a major in Criminal Justice - Trine University

Jenson Jiang
Associate Director, Graduate School
Associate Director, Global Partnership
260-665-4975 | Email me at: ljiang
Master of Business Administration - Trine University
Bachelor of Science in Information Management - The University of Hong Kong

Content Area Lead Faculty

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

Linda Conley
Master of Organization Development - Bowling Green State 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

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

Marek Kolar
Ph.D.  Economics - Michigan State University

Thomas Smead
Master in Business Administration - Indiana Tech

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