Dr. Bohm began as political science instructor on August 24, 2016. She received her PhD in Political Science from Northern Illinois University, with a specialization in American Government and International Relations. Her research interests include political behavior, public policy related to national security (American and International), elite interviewing & phenomenological analysis, civil-military relationships. Dr. Bohm has taught at Governors State University, Purdue University, and Prairie State College.
Education: Ph.D. Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, Illinois
MSIR Troy University, Dothan, Alabama
B.A. University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota
Professional Memberships: American Political Science Association, 2009-present
Midwest Political Science Association, 2011- present
International Studies Association, 2014-present
Michigan Political Science Association (Board Member), 2016-present
"Flipping the Political Science Classroom." APSA Teaching and Learning Conference, Baltimore, MD. February 2-4, 2018.
“Lasting Effects: Gender Integration Policies in the U.S. Military, 1980 to 1994.” International Biennial Conference of the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society, Chicago, IL. October 29-November 1, 2015.
“Gender Integration Policies in the U.S. Military: 1980 to 2013.” International Studies Association Conference, New Orleans, LA. February 18-21, 2015.
“A Space for Women: Gender Integration in the United States Military.” Midwest Political Science Association Conference, Chicago, IL. April 3-6, 2014.
“Navigating Policies and Procedures Aimed at Reducing Sexual Assault among Military Personnel.” with Rebecca Hannagan. International Biennial Conference of the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society, Chicago, IL. October 25-27, 2013.
Navigating the Evolving Policies Pertaining to Military Sexual Assault.” with Rebecca Hannagan. Midwest Political Science Association Conference, Chicago, IL. April 11-14, 2013.
“Gender Differences in Psychological Perceptions of “Me” versus “We” in the U.S. Military: A Case Study on Military Sexual Assault.” with Rebecca Hannagan. Midwest Political Science Association Conference, Chicago, IL. April 11-14, 2013.
“What’s in your tool-kit? Personal identity in the corporate world,” presentation at the 2015 SHERO Women’s Leadership Symposium at Governor’s State University, November 14, 2015.
“The Invisible War” movie screening and plenary panel hosted by Prairie State College Veteran’s Club, November 19 & 20, 2014.
“Tribute to Veterans.” Crete, Illinois Memorial Day Ceremony, May 2014
“The Invisible War” movie screening and plenary panel hosted by the Center for Women’s Studies, Northern Illinois University, October 2012.
Social Links: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tbohm03/
Personal Mantra: "Don't wait for opportunity, create it." - Bigvai Volcy
"Doctor of Philosophy, Political Science;
Master of Science, International Relations;
Bachelor of Arts, International Studies"
Following a 26-year, award-winning print journalism career, Jeremy D. Bonfiglio joined Lake Michigan College’s marketing communications team in January 2019.
As a writer, he spent 14 years covering the regional visual and performing arts scene, most recently in a decade-long stint as the Features Writer/Sight & Sound Editor at The Herald-Palladium newspaper in St. Joseph, Michigan.
Jeremy has interviewed a wide range of high-profile performers throughout his career, including notables such as Jay Leno, Rick Springfield, Ben Vereen, George Thorogood, Gordon Lightfoot, Vince Neil, Vince Gill, Jeff Daniels and many more.
He is the co-host and founder — along with operatic tenor and Lake Michigan College Theatre Director Paul Mow — of the popular entertainment podcast, “Breaking Character” recorded weekly in Benton Harbor, Mich.
He’s been a hired gun for No Depression magazine, the roots music authority, writing cover pieces on Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line, The Black Lillies, Eilen Jewell and more. His work also has appeared in The Writer, Notre Dame Magazine, The Indianapolis Star and Chicago Tribune among others.
Jeremy lives in South Bend, Ind., with his wife, Karyn, their son, William, a small menagerie of animals and an ever-growing vinyl record collection.
Jessie Borgman is an adjunct instructor. She has many years of teaching experience, including both face-to-face and online. She has been with Lake Michigan College since 2008 in various roles and currently designs and teaches the online English 101 and 102 courses. She is also a graduate student at Texas Tech University.
Education: PhD in progress, Texas Tech University
M.A. Western Michigan University
B.A. Indiana University
Personal Mantra: "Writing instructors have a unique opportunity because writing-centered online courses allow instructors and students to interact beyond content delivery...to build a community through electronic means" from Scott Warnock's book Teaching Writing Online: How & Why
Master of Arts, English; Bachelor of Arts, English & History
Education: Indiana University at South Bend MA English BA English, History, Minor International Studies Certificate Washington State University Certificate in Sports Nutrition and Performance
Presented "Seeming American," an essay examining the evolution of the 21st Century student through an analysis of superheroes and social networking at the Michigan College English Association Conference 2014.
Presented "The Rabid Fear and Appeal of the Monstrous" an analysis of the role fangs and rabies played in human evolution and ultimately, the development of the fanged monster in our mythos at the Cass County Comic Con, April 2017.
Master of Arts, English; Bachelor of Arts, English