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 Conference Papers: "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. Invited Talks: “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"
Jeremy D. Bonfiglio joined Lake Michigan College’s marketing communications team in January 2019, following a 26-year, award-winning print journalism career.
As the marketing team's wordsmith, Jeremy writes press releases for the college and is the point person for media relations requests. He also oversees Current, LMC's quarterly newsletter, and works on various campaigns and projects throughout the college in collaboration with other members of the marketing team.
As a journalist, 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 many high-profile performers throughout his career, including notables such as Jay Leno, Rick Springfield, Ben Vereen, Buddy Guy, George Thorogood, Gordon Lightfoot, Vince Neil, Vince Gill, Jeff Daniels, and many more. 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.
He earned his bachelor's degree in journalism from Eastern Kentucky University.
In addition to his role at LMC, Jeremy is the owner/organizer of the South Bend Record Show and the Southwest Michigan Record Show. He lives in South Bend, Indiana 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.
Education: Ph.D. Texas Tech University (Technical Communication & Rhetoric)
M.A. Western Michigan University (English)
B.A. Indiana University (English & History)
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 (2009).
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 "Technology as Part of the Teaching Toolkit in First-Year English" at The Innovative Educators Summit 2020 at Isle of Palms, North Carolina.
Presented several webinars on using technology in the classroom in response to the Covid-19 shutdowns.
Master of Arts, English; Bachelor of Arts, English