Welcome New Faculty


Loras welcomes new faculty members that will begin with the 2016-17 academic year.

Jake Kurczek, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience, was most recently a visiting assistant professor at Haverford College in the Greater Philadelphia area. He earned his Ph.D. in neuroscience at the University of Iowa.

Elizabeth Breitbach, Ph.D., assistant professor of finance, earned her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and most recently was a clinic assistant professor at the University of South Carolina.

Adam Kluck, D.M.A., assistant professor of music and director of choral/vocal activities, earned his D.M.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was the director of choral activities at Central Wyoming College before joining Loras

Keith Thraen-Borowski, Ph.D., assistant professor of kinesiology, was a post-doctoral fellow and lecturer in the department of kinesiology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he earned his Ph.D.

Jennifer Saulnier joins Loras as an instructional services librarian and instructor, from the University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign.