Finlandia University is pleased to welcome Dr. Michael Reay as the new Assistant Professor of Sociology.
Reay comes to Finlandia with over 20 years of higher educational teaching experience. He earned his BA in Social and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge and his Master’s and Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Chicago. He began his teaching career at the University of Chicago and has taught at a number of other universities including [...]
Finlandia University is pleased to welcome new Assistant Professor of Chemistry Dr. Ashok Khanal.
Khanal brings a wealth of experience in teaching and chemistry to the position. Originally from Nepal, Khanal earned his Bachelor’s of Science and Master’s of Science in Organic Chemistry from Tribhuvan University.
Although Khanal loves chemistry now, he said it wasn’t always that way.
“Up until my undergraduate experience, I wasn’t passionate about it,” said Khanal. “But after I [...]
Following the spring Finlandia University Board of Trustees meeting, Dr. Richard Gee was awarded Tenure Status. How does he feel about getting tenure? It’s a simple, but impactful answer, “Relaxed.” He continued, “It’s the pinnacle of academic achievement.” Gee is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Finlandia who has been with the university since 2012.
Both an advisor and a professor, he sees his students in different lights with the roles, but he pushes them to be [...]
Dr. William Knoblauch was honored as the Board of Trustees Distinguished Faculty Award recipient at the 2018 Commencement on Sunday, April 29.
Knoblauch, an assistant professor of history, joined Finlandia in 2012. He teaches 17 courses including History of Rock & Roll, Energy and World Power, and Rise of American Capitalism. He also chairs the History department.
“Winning this award is really nice because my peers nominated me and that feels good,” said Knoblauch.
Knoblauch said his peers told him they nominated [...]