Kendall Center Staff

Pamela Conners Director

As a teacher and a scholar, I value rhetoric’s potential to inspire civic engagement and advance a more just community. Through the development of writing, speaking, and listening, I believe we help…   (continue reading)

Pamela Conners

Cathy Blaukat Administrative Coordinator

I grew up in Mankato, Minnesota and earned my Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Mankato State University, Mankato.  A few years later, while working as a graduate student,  I earned my Master's…   (continue reading)

Cathy Blaukat

Patricia English-Schneider Excellence in Teaching Faculty Associate

I arrived on the Gustavus Adolphus Campus in the Fall 0f 2002 excited about teaching at the college one of my friends from High School attended. She constantly talked about the "community" of Gustavus…   (continue reading)

Patricia English-Schneider

Martin Lang Community Engaged Learning Faculty Associate

When I was seven years old, I had a terrible falling out with my neighborhood pal over whether or not it was OK for me to play Wonder Woman in our backyard adventures. (Those bullet-blocking bracelets…   (continue reading)

Martin Lang

Maddalena Marinari Research, Scholarship, and Creativity Faculty Associate

Dr. Marinari joined the history department at Gustavus Adolphus College in the fall semester of 2015. She teaches a broad range of courses on twentieth-century U.S. history, immigration history, American…   (continue reading)

Maddalena Marinari

Daniel Moos Excellence in Teaching Faculty Associate

For more information (including teaching, recent publications, awards, and service), please see my website: My interest in teaching began when I was an undergraduate at Amherst…   (continue reading)

Daniel Moos

Dave Stamps New Faculty Programming Faculty Associate

Dave Stamps is Associate Professor of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College located outside of the Twin Cities in Minnesota. He is also the co-founder and Vice President of Operations for the International…   (continue reading)

Dave Stamps

Esther Wang Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Faculty Associate

Esther Wang, pianist, is an active soloist and collaborator throughout the United States and has appeared on numerous concert series, including the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts in Chicago and the A…   (continue reading)

Esther Wang