Photo of Prof. Peter Baganz Peter Baganz

Office: WCC 236

Professor of History
MA Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
BS Marian College, Fond du Lac, WI
BS Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN

Professor Peter Baganz teaches the general education history course United States History Since 1945, which gives him the opportunity to read research papers from almost every student that passes through the college.…

Photo of Timothy Grundmeier Timothy Grundmeier

Office:WCC 236

Professor of History

Photo of Jonathan Hartzell Jonathan Hartzell

Office: LIB 020A

Professor of Education and Art

MA Minnesota State University, Mankato MN
BA Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm MN

Professor J. Lance Hartzell has served at Martin Luther College since its inception in 1995 as the “Art Professor”.  He has taught a variety of other education courses too, including Foundations of Education and Teaching Religion. …

Photo of Brian Hennig Brian Hennig

Office: WCC 234

Professor of Theology and Social Sciences

B.A. NWC
M. Div., WLS

Brian Hennig serves as professor of History and Theology at MLC. He teaches Biblical History and Literature II, Lutheran Confessional Writings, The Modern West: From the Renaissance to World War II, and the Reformation Era.…

Photo of Brian Hopp Brian Hopp

Office: WCC 236

Adjunct, History Teacher

Photo of Thomas Hunter Thomas Hunter

Office: LSC 104

Professor of English, International Services Director
TEFL Certificate Hamline University, St. Paul MN
MEd University of Wisconsin, Whitewater BS Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm MN

Professional Organization Membership
NAFSA: Association of International Educators

Prof. Hunter serves as the Director of the International Services Office, an office created in 2014 in response to a growing international student population, the continuation of the Daylight International program, and a developing Study Abroad program.…

Photo of Paul Koelpin Paul Koelpin

Office: WCC 233 Professor of History and Theology MA Minnesota State University, Mankato MN MDiv Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon WI BA Northwestern College, Watertown WI Prof. Paul Koelpin teaches general education courses in the area of Western Civilization, and electives in the Ancient Near East and the High Middle Ages. He also teaches a couple of seminar courses in historiography and the issues that distinguished 20th century history.…

Photo of Kari Muente Kari Muente

Office: WCC 238

Professor of Social Sciences

Photo of James Pope James Pope

Office: WCC 125

Professor of History, Theology, and Staff Ministry

MDiv Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon WI
BA Northwestern College, Watertown WI

Speakers Bureau Topics
Bible Study - Bible and how to interpret it
Christian Denominations - Episcopalianism
Christian Living - Basic counseling skills
Mission and Ministry - The Lutheran Chapel Service
Mission and Ministry - WELS Chaplain Certification Program
Mission and Ministry - WELS Q & A Web site
Philosophy and Religion - Light for our Path column

Photo of Jeffrey Schone Jeffrey Schone

Office: WCC 110 Vice-President for Student Life MS Conseling and Student Personnel, Minnesota State University, Mankato MN MDiv Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon WI BA Northwestern College, Watertown WI Prof. Jeff Schone has served MLC as Vice president for Student Life since 1997. In addition to these administrative duties Prof. Schone teaches Biblical History & Literature I & II, and introductory Social Science courses in Sociology and Economics.…

Photo of David Sellnow David Sellnow

Office: WCC 231

Professor of Theology and Social Studies

Department Chair of History/Social Science

MS Multidisciplinary Studies, Minnesota State University, Mankato MN
MDiv. Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon WI
BA, Northwestern College, Watertown WI

Within the History-Social Sciences division, David Sellnow teaches Introduction to Philosophy, The Modern West, The Arab-Israeli Conflict and From Despots to Nation-States (a course which looks at the French Revolution and its aftermath in European history).…

Photo of Tingting Zhang Schwartz Tingting Zhang Schwartz

Professor of Chinese M.S. Ed. with Instruction Emphasis, Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN M.A. in Comparative Literature and World Literature, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China B.A. in Chinese Language Literature Education, Liaoning Normal University, Dalian, Liaoning Province, China Prof. Tingting Zhang Schwartz teaches a series of Chinese language courses within Foreign Language Division and two courses for History and Social Science Division: Introduction to Minority Cultures and History of Modern China.…