Inspiring Teacher: Natalie Smith Carlson, senior lecturer, English
Natalie Smith Carlson teaches writing in the health professions and writing in the humanities and social sciences. Her goal is to create positive change in the world through a critical, in-depth look…
Inspiring Teacher: Amy Stichman, associate professor of criminal justice
Award-winning NDSU associate professor Amy Stichman teaches criminology, applied research methods, corrections and women and minorities in criminal justice.
Amy Stichman keeps students engaged in…
Inspiring Teacher: Ali Amiri, assistant professor of practice in the Department of Mechanical Engineering
Ali Amiri teaches a variety of courses, ranging from Engineering Mechanics to Product Design and Development to Fundamentals of Visual Communication for Engineers. He also coordinates the senior…
Inspiring teacher: David Englund, senior lecturer of agribusiness and applied economics
Senior lecturer David Englund brings energy, passion and humor to his courses.
For David Englund, learning is synonymous with growing as a person. It’s a concept he emphasizes as he teaches…
Inspiring Teacher: Katie Lyman, associate professor of health, nutrition and exercise sciences
Associate professor Katie Lyman has adapted her approach to help students gain the knowledge they need to succeed in their career and in life, despite the global pandemic.
Katie Lyman is an…
Inspiring Teacher: James Caton, assistant professor of agribusiness and applied economics
NDSU professor James Caton challenges students to explore the unfamiliar.
James Caton describes himself as “a teacher who has spent his life in pursuit of understanding.”
That’s a perspective he…
Inspiring Teacher: Angela Smith, associate professor and public history director
In a photo taken before the pandemic, NDSU associate professor Angela Smith teaches her students.
Angela Smith is an admired and respected instructor who firmly believes that students learn best by…
Inspiring Teacher: Fariz Huseynov, associate professor of finance
In a photo taken before the pandemic, associate professor Fariz Huseynov teaches his NDSU students. Huseynov has
taught a variety of management courses since joining the faculty in 2009.
Inspiring Teacher: Onnolee Nordstrom, assistant professor of management
In a photo taken before the pandemic, assistant professor Onnolee Nordstrom talks in class with her NDSU students.
Onnolee Nordstrom strives to build connections with students in order to help them…
Inspiring Teacher: Ashley Baggett, assistant professor of history
In a photo taken before the pandemic, Ashley Baggett addresses her NDSU students.
Ashley Baggett gets NDSU students engaged and excited with active-learning assignments designed to inspire the…