Bemidji State University has a highly talented and compassionate Nursing faculty whose members are dedicated to teaching, research, and service.

Our faculty provide insight to students about the relationship between the theory of the classroom and the reality of nursing practice. Each faculty member is committed to providing leadership in nursing, premier healthcare, innovation, and cutting-edge science.


Dr. Christy CookChristy Cook

Associate Professor

Email: christy.cook@bemidjistate.edu

Dr. Tricia CowanTricia Cowan

Associate Professor

Bensen Hall 109 E

Phone: (218) 755-2148

Box #: 15

Email: tricia.cowan@bemidjistate.edu

Dr. Amy FunkAmy Funk

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Email: amy.funk@bemidjistate.edu

Dr. Tiffany HommesTiffany Hommes


Bensen Hall 109

Phone: (218) 755-2526

Box #: 15

Email: tiffany.hommes@bemidjistate.edu

Dr. Marci MapleMarci Maple


Bensen Hall 109 L

Phone: (218) 755-4240

Box #: 15

Email: marci.maple@bemidjistate.edu


Dr Tara PierceTara Flint

Assistant Professor

Bensen Hall 109 Q

Phone: (218) 755-2521

Box #: 15

Email: tara.pierce@bemidjistate.edu


Ms. Catrina WelchCatrina Welch

Assistant Professor

Bensen Hall 109H

Phone: (218) 755-3708

Box #: 15

Email: catrina.welch@bemidjistate.edu

Dr Misty WilkieMisty Wilkie


Bensen Hall 109 R

Phone: (218) 755-2715

Box #: 15

Email: misty.wilkie@bemidjistate.edu

Angela Halvorson
Email: angela.halvorson@bemidjistate.edu

Nicole Johnson

Assistant Professor
Email: nicole.johnson@bemidjistate.edu

Ruth Eckstrom

Assistant Professor

Email: ruth.eckstrom@bemidjistate.edu

Adjunct Faculty

Mary Hennen

Nursing Adjunct

Email: mary.hennen@bemidjistate.edu

Sarah Nelson

Nursing Adjunct
Email: sarah.nelson@bemidjistate.edu

Vickie Holker

Assistant Professor

Phone: (651) 245-2638

Box #: 15

Email: vickie.holker@bemidjistate.edu

Brian Kallinen

Nursing Adjunct

Email: brian.kallinen@bemidjistate.edu

Tam Mahaffey

Nursing Adjunct Instructor

Phone: (218) 755-3860

Box #: 15

Email: tam.mahaffey@bemidjistate.edu


Sadie Bahr

Nursing Clinical Coordinator

Bensen Hall 224

Phone: (218) 755-3729

Box #: 15

Lisa Burlage

Nursing Lab Coordinator

Email: lisa.burlage@bemidjistate.edu

Matt HansonMatt Hanson

Grant Coordinator

Bensen Hall 130

Phone: (218) 755-2793

Email: matt.hanson@bemidjistate.edu

Michael SimpsonMike Simpson

Nursing Student Services Coordinator

Bensen Hall 223

Phone: (218) 755-2486

Email: michael.simpson@bemidjistate.edu

Teresa SolbergTeresa Solberg

Nursing Admin Assistant

Bensen Hall 222

Phone: (218) 755-2736

Box #: 15

Email: teresa.solberg@bemidjistate.edu