College Level Outstanding Teacher 2004

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Phillip R. Eberle, College of Agricultural Sciences.  An associate professor of agribusiness economics, Eberle teaches advanced farm management, farm real estate appraisal, production economics, mathematical programming applications to agribusiness, computer software applications related to agribusiness, and agricultural finance. He earned his bachelor’s degree in 1972 from Whitworth College in Spokane, Wash., his master’s in 1978 from Washington State University and his doctorate in 1983 from Iowa State University.

Anand Kumar Diane C. Davis, College of Applied Sciences and Arts.  A full professor of information management systems, Davis teaches information systems and technologies, software applications and data communications, and coordinates the faculty and teaching assistants for some 25 sections of Computing for Business, taken by majors from other colleges.   She is a three-degree graduate of SIUJC, earning her bachelor’s in 1976, her master’s in 1979 and her doctorate in 1990.

cornett Marcia M. Cornett, College of Business and Administration.  A full professor of finance, Cornett specializes in bank management, corporate finance and investments.  She was honored as her college’s top teacher in 2002 and in 2003 was named the first Rehn Professor of Business.   She earned her bachelor’s degree in 1978 from Knox College and her master’s in business administration and doctorate from Indiana University, both in 1983.

schreiber James B. Schreiber, College of Education and Human Services.  An assistant professor of educational psychology and special education, Schreiber teachers instructional psychology, behavior foundations of education and adolescent development.  He also teaches and coordinates a multi-section course in instructional evaluation.   Schreiber received a bachelor’s degree in 1991 from the University of Arizona, a master’s in 1995 from Arizona State University, and master’s and doctoral degrees from Indiana University in 1998 and 2000 respectively.

shirshak  Shirshak K. Dhali, College of Engineering.  A full professor of electrical and computer engineering, Dhali teaches courses on very large scale integration circuits, and on semiconductor devices and integrated circuit fabrication.   He earned a bachelor’s degree in 1978 from IIT Kharagpur in India and master’s and doctoral degrees from Texas Tech University in 1981 and 1984 respectively.

adams Jane H. Adams, College of Liberal Arts.  An associate professor of anthropology, Adams teaches upper-level courses on political, legal and economic anthropology.  In 2003, she won the Core Curriculum’s top teacher prize.   She earned her bachelor’s degree in 1976 from SIUC and her master’s and doctoral degrees in 1982 and 1987 from the University of Illinois.

martinko John M. Martinko, College of Science.  The chair of the microbiology department, Martinko teaches a course on immunology for seniors and graduate students.  He also teaches sections on immunology in both undergraduate coursework and labs.   He earned his bachelor’s degree in 1970 from Cleveland State University and his master’s and doctoral degrees in 1976 and 1978 respectively from the University at Buffalo (State University of New York).

salzman Katharine A. Salzmann, Library Affairs (outstanding faculty member).  An assistant professor, Salzmann is an archivist and curator of manuscripts at the library’s Special Collections Research Center.  She also serves as on-site supervisor for the SIUC office of the Illinois Regional Archives Depository.   She earned her bachelor’s in 1992 from The College of Wooster in Ohio and her master’s in 1995 from the University of Texas at Austin.

All information was current at the time of the award.