Instructional Academic Staff

Karl Nollenberger, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Emeritus 

Email: rogge@uwosh.edu
Academic Degrees:
– Ph.D. in Public Administration, University of Illinois, Chicago
– Master of Public Administration, University of Colorado, Denver 
– Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Iowa, Iowa City

More about Karl Nollenberger, Ph.D.
Awards and Honors
  • 2013-2014 Wisconsin Teaching Fellow; UW System OPID.
  • Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.
 
Academic Appointments
  • University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Public Administration Department, 2008-2017.
  • Academic Director of MPA Program, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2004-2008.  
 
Courses Taught
Core MPA
  • MPA 711 Introduction to Public Administration
  • MPA 721 Public Policy Analysis
  • MPA 715 Leadership and Ethics
  • MPA 734 Applied Economics for Public Administration
  • MPA 780 Capstone Seminar
  • MPA 790 Field Project

 

Elective MPA

  • MPA 727 Municipal Management
  • MPA 738 Intergovernmental Management
  • MPA 760 Administrative Law
  • MPA 755 Managing Economic Development

 

Additional Information

Mark Rohloff, MPA

City Manager for the City of Oshkosh

Email: rohloffm@uwosh.edu
Academic Degrees:
– Master of Public Administration, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
– Bachelor of Arts in Urban Affairs/Certificate in Business, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, Missouri

More about Mark Rohloff, MPA
Awards and Honors
  • Ethan Allen Scholar, Phi Alpha Alpha, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
  • Alpha Sigma Nu. Graduated Cum Laude, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, Missouri
 
Courses Taught

Elective MPA

  • MPA 727 Municipal Management

 

Additional Information

Peter O’Leary, MPA, EFO

Fond du Lac Fire Chief 

Email: olearyp@uwosh.edu
Academic Degrees:
– Master of Public Administration, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois
– Bachelor of Science, Fire Science Management, Carbondale, Illinois
– Associate of Arts, Business Management with Honors, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois

More about Peter O'Leary, MPA, EFO
Other Education
  • Executive Fire Officer, National Fire Academy, Emmitsburg, Maryland

 

Awards and Honors
 
Courses Taught

Elective MPA

  • MPA 764 Fire and Emergency Services Administration
  • MPA 797 Current Trends in Public Safety Management

Undergraduate PA

  • PUB ADM 365 Politics of Emergency Management

 

Additional Information

Deborah M. Walrath, DHA, RN

Director of Nursing Wisconsin Resource Center

Email: walrathd@uwosh.edu
Academic Degrees:
– Doctor of Health Administration, University of Phoenix, Tempe, Arizona
– Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Nurse Education, University of Phoenix, Tempe, Arizona
– Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Phoenix, Tempe, Arizona

More about Deborah M. Walrath, DHA, RN
Awards and Honors
  • Academy of Correctional Health Professional Mentor (2014)
  • UW Oshkosh Board of Visitor (2011)
  • Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary’s Excellence Award NCCHC Committee (2006)
 
Academic Appointments
  • University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Public Administration Department, 2008-2017.
  • Academic Director of MPA Program, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2004-2008.  
 
Courses Taught

Elective MPA

  • MPA 729 Health Care Organization and Management

 

Additional Information

Theresa M. Pichelmeyer, Ed.D., RN

Email: pichelmt@uwosh.edu
Academic Degrees:
– Ed.D in Higher Education Organizational Development, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
– Master of Public Administration, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
– Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, Wisconsin

More about Theresa M. Pichelmeyer, Ed.D., RN
Other Education
  • Certificate in Bioethics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
 
Courses Taught

Elective MPA

  • MPA 762 Health Care Administration Law

 

Additional Information

Paul France, Ph.D.

Email: francep@uwosh.edu
Academic Degrees:
– Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership, Northcentral University, Scottsdale, Arizona
– Master of Arts, the Center for Homeland Defense and Security, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California
– Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin

More about Paul France, Ph.D.
Other Education
  • Counter-Terrorism Studies Executive Certificate Program at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, Israel
  • Graduate Certificate in Integrated Marketing Communication, University of California, Berkley, California

 

Courses Taught
Undergraduate PA
  • PUB ADM 307 Administrative Law and Procedure

 

 

Additional Information

Jeffrey Sachse, Ph.D.

Email: sachsej@uwosh.edu
Academic Degrees:
– Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
– Master of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
– B.A. in Political Science, History, and Economics, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

More about Jeffrey Sachse, Ph.D.
Awards and Honors
  • Clara Penniman Award for Excellence in Academic Research (2001), University of Wisconsin Madison
 
Courses Taught
Undergraduate PA
  • PUB ADM 221 Introduction to Public Administration
  • PUB ADM 364 Administrative Leadership and Behavior
  • PUB ADM 362 Public Personnel

 

Additional Information

John Fitzpatrick, MPA

Assistant City Manager/Director of Administrative Services for the City of Oshkosh

Email: fitzpj07@uwosh.edu
Academic Degrees:
– Master of Public Administration, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
– Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University of Wisconsin Platteville, Wisconsin
– Associate of Arts in Public and Environmental Administration, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, Wisconsin

More about John Fitzpatrick, MPA
Awards and Honors
  • Partner in Tourism Awards(2010; 2008), Oshkosh Convention & Visitors Bureau, Oshkosh
  • Acanthus Award (2009), City of Oshkosh
  • Pacesetter Award (2008), National Public Employer Labor Relations Association
  • Exceptional Performance Awards (1998; 1999), Wisconsin Department of Transportation 
  • Performance Recognition Award (1994), University of Wisconsin Platteville
 
Courses Taught
Undergraduate PA
  • PUB ADM 102 Contemporary Public Issues

 

Additional Information

 

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Clow Faculty Building, Room F414
838 High Ave.
Oshkosh, WI 54901 

 

 

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Phone: (920) 424-3230
Email: rogge@uwosh.edu
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