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Psychology Faculty

Lisa Schmitz

Lisa Schmitz


Psychology and Mathematics

Phone: 651.846.1530

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Lisa Schmitz has been a full-time instructor at Saint Paul College since 1999. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education, Math and Art, from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls, and a Master of Science in Statistics from the University of Minnesota.

After graduating from the U of M, Lisa moved to California and worked as a computer programmer, writing statistical algorithms for casinos and mushroom farms, before moving back to Minnesota and working as a systems analyst at Medtronic.

She went back to school for a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology at the University of St. Thomas, and led individual and group therapy sessions at counseling centers for women and abuse survivors in Minneapolis. Lisa is happy to be teaching again, in the areas of Psychology and Math. Her other interests include writing creative nonfiction, traveling, and riding and training her appaloosa.

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Alexandra Stillman



Phone: 651.846.1769

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Alexandra Stillman teaches General Psychology, Lifespan Psychology, Social Psychology and Health Psychology courses at Saint Paul College. Originally hired as a part-time instructor in 2002, she joined the full-time faculty in Liberal Arts & Sciences in Fall of 2007. She earned a PhD in psychology from Utah State University, after earning an MBA, MHA, and MPH from the University of Minnesota; an MA from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota, and a BA from Wellesley College. She is an American citizen, although she spent the majority of the first 18 years of her life in Geneva, Switzerland. She also completed a French Baccalaureate and is fluent in French.

Alexandra’s primary interest is in helping students understand the connections between physical and emotional health, especially in the allied health professions, in order to enhance their understanding of the importance of viewing patients from a holistic biopsychosocial perspective. She often integrates her background in business, healthcare administration and public health into her coursework. She has a strong interest in international and cross-cultural issues in health and psychology and welcomes active learning and sharing of differences in student perspectives in her classroom.

Nora Gibbons


Psychology Department

Phone: 651.846.1708

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