Faculty and Staff
Dr. Sharon Gieselmann
Associate Professor/Department Chair/Education
Graves Hall 304
Dr. Gieselmann’s research interests include social justice issues in public schools. Her work has been shared at conferences in Moscow, Russia, Paris, France; and Brighton, United Kingdom. Dr. Gieselmann’s most recent work is included in two books for aspiring administrators in university preparation programs, Quandaries of the Small-District Superintendency and Snapshots of School Leadership in the 21st Century; Perils and Promises of Leading for Social Justice, School Improvement, and Democratic Community.
Dr. Davies Bellamy
Graves Hall 318
Mrs. Lisa Hale
Visiting Assistant Professor/Education
Graves Hall 323
During her tenure with EVSC, Lisa Marie was admitted to the Indiana Principal Leadership Institute and participated in a Leadership Cadre with Brown University. She has presented at the Indiana State Reading Association Conference and the Indiana Urban Schools Conference. She served as an Indiana Association of School Principals Board Member for District 11 and as a member of the State Superintendent Advisory Council. She was awarded the Evansville Area Reading Council’s Celebrate Literacy Award in 2002, the University of Evansville Outstanding Elementary Educator of the Year Award in 2003 and the University of Evansville Outstanding Administrator of the Year Award in 2011.
Lisa Marie earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education with a Reading Endorsement from the University of Southern Indiana in 1991 and a Master of Education degree from the University of Southern Indiana in 1995. She completed a degree in Elementary Supervision and Administration from Indiana State University in 2002 and is currently completing her dissertation to finish a PhD in Educational Leadership from Indiana State University. She belongs to numerous professional organizations including the International Literacy Association, the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, and Delta Kappa Gamma.
Dr. George Iber
Graves Hall 319
Currently, he is an Associate Professor at the University of Evansville, School of Education. His interests include teacher training, teaching English to speakers of other languages, international education, and incorporating holistic education methods to create a healthier and more compassionate world.
Dr. Mary Lombardo-Graves
Graves Hall 321
Before joining the University of Evansville School of Education, Dr. Lombardo-Graves taught undergraduate and graduate level coursework at Northern Illinois University and Aurora University for candidates seeking initial teacher certification in Special Education and provided field supervision for pre-service special education interns and student teachers.
Prior to her involvement in higher education, Dr. Lombardo-Graves taught in both regular and special education classrooms in McHenry, Illinois and in Johnsburg, Illinois. During this period, Dr. Lombardo-Graves served on the Professional Development Committee and was the literacy coach and instructional reading coordinator at McHenry Middle School.
At the University of Evansville, Dr. Lombardo-Graves manages the special education coursework for candidates seeking special education licensure and she is the coordinator for the special education internship program. She supervises interns and student teachers and is the faculty sponsor for both the Best Buddies program and the Indiana Student Education Association. In addition, Dr. Lombardo-Graves serves on the University of Evansville Interdisciplinary Studies, Outstanding Educator, and Admissions and Standards committees.
Dr. Amy McBride
Graves Hall 316
Ms. Leanne Nayden
Lecturer, Coordinator of Student Teaching
Graves Hall 307B
Mrs. Karen Martin
Director/Education Services & Tapley Resource Center
Graves Hall 310
Karen's position with the School of Education includes assisting students navigate through the education program from admission through student teaching placement and admission to teacher education, as well as, looking beyond graduation to state licensure preparation. In addition, Karen works alongside a student director to coordinate the UE Reads program, a real-world community service program that places UE students in local schools to provide literacy development support for children participating in after-school daycare programs. Karen facilitates the smooth operation of the multimedia center located in Graves Hall, a valuable resource for students seeking a place to study, print assignments, or borrow materials that can be used in classrooms on and off campus.
Mrs. Elaine Freels
Senior Administrative Assistant-School of Education
Graves Hall 304