On campus and online university faculty focused on your success

Whether you pursue your degree on campus or online, our university faculty is committed to working with you from day one, championing your success and giving you the personal attention you need to help you achieve your educational goals.

Credentialed faculty on campus and online

At DeVry University, there's no distinction between the quality and experience of our online and on campus faculty; all of our professors are successful professionals who are dedicated to teaching the real-world skills that you can help you in your career.

  • Master's degree or higher: We require that all of our online professors have a master's degree in their field, and some have earned doctorates.
  • Many years of experience: Our professors are long known for industry experience and an ability to give students real-world practices from the field. They are also first-rate academicians and passionate about teaching.

Meet some of our university faculty

DeVry University is proud of its outstanding faculty members, who've provided the personal support to hundreds of thousands of students like you needed to succeed. Learn more about how you can benefit from the real-world experience of our university faculty by clicking on the names below and reading some faculty profiles.

Barbara Bailey
Assistant Professor – DeVry University Online
Teaching field: Criminal Justice

Paul Bierbauer
Senior Professor – DeVry University Chicago
Teaching field: Electronics & Computer Technology

Rick Bird
Professor – DeVry University Phoenix
Teaching field: Computer Information Systems

Jim Brice
Professor – DeVry University Phoenix
Teaching field: Electronics

Corey Clark
Assistant Professor – DeVry University Irving
Teaching field: Game & Simulation Programming

Gina Cooper
Professor - DeVry University Online
Teaching field: Engineering and Information Systems

Vanda Crossley
Associate Professor – DeVry University Houston
Teaching field: Health Information Technology

Tom Des Lauriers
Associate Professor – DeVry University Houston
Teaching field: Media Arts and Technology

Angela Gillette
Associate Professor – DeVry University Online
Teaching field: Liberal Arts

Eva Hamburger
Professor – Online
Teaching field: Business

Jill Iskiyan, MBA, SPHR
Professor – Online
Teaching field: Human Resources

Chad Kennedy
Emeritus Professor – DeVry University Phoenix
Teaching field: Biomedical Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology

John Michael Kyser
Professor – DeVry University Chicago
Teaching field: Programming, Game & Simulation Development, Network Operation Systems, Telecommunications

James Liou, PhD.
Professor – DeVry University Houston
Teaching field: Electrical Engineering Technology

Brenda Lycan
Professor – DeVry University Indianapolis
Teaching field: Psychology, Society

John Michael Martin
Professor – DeVry University Online
Teaching field: Media Arts and Technology

Bill McClure
Dean – DeVry University Dallas
Teaching field: Computer Information System, Game & Simulation Programming, Network & Communications Management, Network Systems Administration

Mark Miller
Adjunct Professor – DeVry University Indianapolis
Teaching field: Environmental Science, Critical Thinking, Public Speaking

Maria Neuwirth, Ph.D.
Professor – DeVry University Online
Teaching field: Biology, Environmental Science

Nicolas Powers
Professor – DeVry University Chicago
Teaching field: Business Information Systems

Michelle K. Preiksaitis
Associate Professor, College of Business & Management, DeVry
Teaching field: Business

Tawfiq Abu-Raqabeh, Doctor of Business Administration
Senior Professor – DeVry University Houston
Teaching field: Accounting

Shannon Riggs
Professor – Online
Teaching field: Communication Skills

Christopher Roe
Assistant Dean, Academic Affairs – Addison, Illinois
Teaching field: Business and Management

Michael Vasilou
Senior Professor and Chairman, Business Department – DeVry University Chicago
Teaching field: Accounting and Finance

Brent Ward, MBA, MPM, MISM, MCSD, CAPM; Ph.D. work in progress
Senior Professor – DeVry University Orlando
Teaching field: Business and Management

Caring professionals committed to you

DeVry University faculty takes the time to know you by name and ensure you're on track to meet your course goals. That's because we care about you and your academic and career success.

  • Easy access to help: Our professors share their email addresses and phone numbers so you can reach them whenever you have a question.
  • Support beyond the classroom: In addition to professors who care, you get a dedicated Support Team to guide you in everything from enrollment and financial aid to academic and career success.