Faculty

An interdisciplinary team of faculty leads the Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy program. Faculty members bring their commitment to academic excellence and practical experience to engage students in the classroom.

Randall R. Lyle, Associate Professor, Director of Marriage and Family Therapy Program
B.A. Loretto Heights College, Denver Colo.
M.Div. Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, Chicago
Ph.D. Iowa State University
Contact: rlyle@mtmercy.edu  |  View full profile >

Jacob Christenson, Associate Professor, Clinical Director of Marriage and Family Therapy Program
B.S. California Polytechnic State University- San Luis Obispo
M.S. Brigham Young University
Ph.D. Brigham Young University
Contact: jchristenson@mtmercy.edu |  View full profile >

Nancy Brauhn, Professor of Nursing
BSN, University of Iowa
MA, Loras College
PhD, University of Iowa
Contact: nbrauhn@mtmercy.edu  |  View full profile >

Donald C. Damsteegt, Professor of Psychology
B.A. Hope College (Mich.)
M.Div. Western-Theological Seminary,
M.A., Ph.D. University of Nebraska
Contact: damsteeg@mtmercy.edu  |  View full profile >  

Richard A. Zingher, Professor of Social Work
B.A. University of Kansas
M.S.W. Rutgers University (N.J.)
Contact: zingher@mtmercy.edu  |  View full profile >