Shirley Carlson, PhD
Dr. Carlson teaches psychology and holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. In addition she holds degrees in psychology from Roosevelt University and the University of Missouri- St. Louis.
Carlson is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in the Chicago area. Her work has been published in the Journal of Nonverbal Behavior.
Lorri Fishman, MS, RD
Lorri Fishman is the nutrition instructor. She holds a MS in nutrition from the Pennsylvania State University and a bachelor's degree in biology from Indiana University, Bloomington. Fishman worked for 11 years with the American Dietetic Association in their nutrition information and education center. Her expertise is in nutrition education and she teaches a cooking class for young children with the Morton Grove park district.
Fishman is a member of the American Dietetic Association, Society for Nutrition Education and the Chicago Nutrition Association. She is currently on the Board of Directors for the Chicago Nutrition Association and is past-president.
Margaret (Meg) Frey, MS
Professor Frey is a fulltime management and healthcare and wellness faculty and area coordinator at Lexington College. Frey has over two decades years of experience in marketing including working for a number of Fortune 500 companies such as Accenture, Bank of America and Computer Science Corporation (CSC). She graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing degree from Illinois State University and a Master of Science degree from Texas A&M University in 1986. She has managed all aspects of marketing mix including: strategic planning, advertising, branding, direct marketing, graphic identity programs, internal communications, marketing research, media relations, seminars, sales support materials, and tradeshows.
With over one-third of her background in marketing internationally, she strives to ensure her students understand the nuances in working with different cultures. Her passion is to help students be prepared with practical business knowledge such as how to manage up, managing perceptions and project management.
Luisette Hernandez- Medina, MS, PhD (cand.)
Luisette Hernandez-Medina is a mathematics and statistics instructor. She holds a masterís degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and is a PhD candidate there. Her bachelorís degree in electrical engineering is from the University of Puerto Rico.
She has taught at the University of Illinois and Truman College. Her research focuses on mathematics, computer science applications and statistics.
Lori Hill, MSEd
Lori Hill teaches Spanish and holds a masterís degree in education from Shenandoah University and a bachelorís degree in Spanish from St. Xavier University. She also teaches English as Second Language (ESL) courses to adult students in Chicago.
Edwina Maksym, PhD
Professor Maksym holds a PhD in English from the University of Maryland College Park. She has four decades of teaching experience in independent schools and with university students. She specializes in literature and philosophy.
Her current research interests include issues surrounding sustainability and the human person as well as developing effective ethics of care and service.
Rev. Mark Mannion, PhD
Professor Mannion teaches theology and serves as Chaplain of Lexington. He holds a Ph.D., a masterís degree in philosophy and bachelorís degrees in theology and philosophy from the University of Navarre in Spain. He also holds a Bachelorís degree of Business Administration specializing in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame.
Prior to his tenure at Lexington Fr. Mannion served as chaplain of several university residences in South Bend, St. Louis, and Pamplona, Spain. He has taught university and post graduate topics in Philosophy, Logic, Sacred Scripture, the Philosophy of Language, Church History, Anthropology, History of Theology, Fundamental Moral Theology, and Christology.