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Bachelor of Integrative Studies

Dodge Hall, Room 137
118 Library Dr.
Rochester, MI 48309-4479
(location map)
(248) 370-3229
Fax: (248) 370-3261
bis@oakland.edu

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
(except on recognized holidays)

Bachelor of Integrative Studies

Dodge Hall, Room 137
118 Library Dr.
Rochester, MI 48309-4479
(location map)
(248) 370-3229
Fax: (248) 370-3261
bis@oakland.edu

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
(except on recognized holidays)

Meet the Faculty and Staff

Meet the Staff

A headshot of Michele Parkhill Purdie.

Michele Parkhill Purdie

Director, Integrative Studies
137 Dodge Hall
(248) 370-3229
parkhill@oakland.edu

Photo of Sarah Jahimiak

Sarah Jahimiak
Assistant Director for Advising,
Integrative Studies
137 Dodge Hall
(248) 370-3229
saeikelb@oakland.edu

Tonya Freeman

Tonya Freeman
Administrative Secretary,
Integrative Studies
137 Dodge Hall
(248) 370-3229
bis@oakland.edu



Lindsay Zeig
Academic Counselor,
Integrative Studies
Macomb University Center, UC2
(248) 370-3229
lmolive2@oakland.edu

Ann Hamilton

Ann Hamilton

Academic Adviser
Integrative Studies
137 Dodge Hall
(248) 370-3229
annhamilton@oakland.edu

A headshot of Allie Baker.

Allie Baker
Academic Adviser 
Integrative Studies
137 Dodge Hall
(248) 370-3229
aldziewi@oakland.edu

headshot of Emily Hall

Emily Hall
Academic Adviser
Integrative Studies
137 Dodge Hall
(248) 370-3229
eahall@oakland.edu

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Noah Francis

Advising Intern
137 Dodge Hall
nafrancis@oakland.edu
(248) 370-3229

Faculty Council

Headshot of Anne Hitt

Office of the Provost
Anne Hitt
Associate Provost 
Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

Photo of Michele Purdie

Chairperson of Faculty Council
2018 - current
Michele Parkhill Purdie
Associate Professor of Psychology
Director, Integrative Studies



College of Arts and Sciences
2013 - current
Jacob Cayanus
Associate Professor of Communication



School of Business Administration
2013 - current
Kevin Murphy
Professor of Economics

Fritz McDonald

College of Arts and Sciences
2013 - current
Fritz McDonald
Associate Professor of Philosophy

Jessica Payette

College of Arts and Sciences

2012 - current
Jessica Payette
Assistant Professor of Music Education



School of Health Sciences
2012 - current
Douglas Creighton
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

Subbaiah Perla

Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics
At-large, 2012 - current
Subbaiah Perla
Professor of Math

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Dept. of Management & Marketing

At-Large, 2016-current
Jennifer Thor
Associate Professor of Management



Dept. of Education and Human Services
2013 - current
Michael Long
Associate Professor of Human
Resource Development

Headshot of Xia Wang

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
2016 - present
Xia Wang
Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Deans and Directors. P0711121.

Kresge Library
2017 - current
Beth Wallis
Professor and Coordinator of Instruction


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College of Arts and Sciences
2019 - current
George Sanders
Associate Professor of Sociology

Student Representatives Selected from Population of BIS Candidates
2019 - 2020 - Anthony Hanna & Andrew Efthemiou