Goshen College welcomes new employees for 2019-20

Goshen College welcomed new employees for the 2019-20 school year, some of whom were hired and began their duties earlier this year.

New teaching faculty:

Pamela Carralero is interim visiting assistant professor of English. She earned a bachelor’s degree in literature and creative writing from the University of London (England, UK) in 2012, a master’s degree in literature and transatlanticism from the University of Edinburgh (Scotland, UK) in 2013, and a Ph.D. in theory and culturalstudies from Purdue University in 2019.


Cristobal Garza Gonzalez is assistant professor of Spanish. He earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Universidad Atónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, Mexico in 1996, a master’s degree in Spanish linguistics and literature from Miami (Ohio) University in 2008, and a Ph.D. in Hispanic literatures and cultural studies from Indiana University, Bloomington in 2019.


Alysha Liljeqvist is assistant professor of business. She earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and international students from Elon University in 2004 and a Master of Business Administration degree from Presidio Graduate School (San Francisco) in 2010. She also received a strategic human resources leadership certificate from Cornell University in 2019.


Terry Martin is assistant professor of Spanish. He is a 1998 Goshen College graduate with a degree in Spanish, and earned a master’s degree from Universidad de Salamanca (Spain) in Spanish language and culture in 2010.


Peter Miller is assistant professor of English. He is a 2009 Goshen College graduate with a degree in English literature and cello performance, and earned a master’s degree and Ph.D. in English literature from the University of Virginia in 2019.


Gretchen Sauder is assistant professor of nursing. She is a 1998 Goshen College graduate with a degree in nursing, and earned a master of science in nursing degree as a family nurse practitioner from Widener University.


Julia Schiavone Camacho is associate professor of history. She earned a bachelor’s degree in history and women’s studies from the University of Arizona in 1997 and a Ph.D. in borderlands history from the University of Texas, El Paso in 2006.


New adjunct professors include:

Linda Boling (computer science); Benjamin Issak-Krauss (Bible & religion); Katelyn Liechty (accounting); Damon Johnson (American Sign Language); Jeremy Kauffman (business); Peter Nadler (political science); J David Woodington (Goshen Core); and Laura Pontius (sustainability)


New administrative faculty or staff (.5 FTE or higher):

Thomas Applegate, admissions counselor. Applegate is a 2015 graduate of Goshen College.

Lisa Beebe, cashier and accounting assistant

Solidia Brown, assistant to academic programs

Stephanie Burkholder, physical plant lead custodian

Jennifer Campagna, Music Together coordinator

Luna Maria Campos, student life administrative assistant and adult programs success coach

Kayla Coleman, residence life coordinator

Kourtney Crawford, women’s volleyball head coach

Billy Easton, assistant grounds maintenance

Krista Freel, environmental educator

Zachary Frank, residence life coordinator

Barry Fultz, technical director

Joanne Gallardo, campus pastor. Gallardo is a 2006 graduate of Goshen College.

Kelly Gast, human resources director

Aaron Kaufmann, performance venue production manager. Kaufmann is a 2012 graduate of Goshen College

Kelsey McLane, Good Library services specialist

Amber Miller, physical plant custodian

Kevin Miller, major gifts officer and sustainability coordinator. Miller is a 1985 graduate of Goshen College.

Victor Newberg, head men’s soccer coach

Kathleen Nofziger, gift receipting & report manager

Rebekah Prince, events office coordinator

Hannah Hostetter, admissions counselor. Hostetter is a 2018 graduate of Goshen College.

Danielle Pagoria, administrative assistant to modern and classical languages and literature, theater and sciences

Karina Palos, admissions counselor. Palos is a 2018 graduate of Goshen College.

Juliaclare Plezbert, head softball coach

Ryan Trosper, enterprise systems specialist

Bella Torres, admissions office assistant. Torres is a 2018 graduate of Goshen College.

Richard Warren, admissions counselor for graduate & continuing studies

Madeleine Yoder, international education administrative assistant. Yoder is a 2015 graduate of Goshen College.

Elisa Zwier, mentorship program director. Zwier is a 2003 Goshen College graduate.