Carroll College, Helena Montana


Dave Marshall

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Assistant Professor, earned is MS in Computer Science at Montana State University and is Cisco Instructor certified. His academic interests are in computer networks and security. He also enjoys the outdoors, skiing, hiking, music and good food.

Courses Taught: Business Applications, Computer Networking I and II, Computer and Network Security, Software Engineering, and Operating Systems

Dr. Grant Hokit

Associate Professor of Biology

Phone: 406-447-4460

Ph.D. Oregon State University,
B.S. Colorado State University

Areas of Interest: Ecology, Herpetology

Courses Taught: Biological Principles, Ecology, Comparative Anatomy

"Beyond academics, the students at Carroll are top quality people… better than any other place I’ve taught before.

Rj Zimmer, PLS

Adjunct Faculty in GIS

BS in engineering physics, Oregon State University

Areas of Interest:
Rj is a GIS consultant and professional land surveyor managing the Helena office of DJ&A, P.C. a consulting engineering firm. He has more than twenty years experience working in GIS and more than thirty years working as a land surveyor. Rj is also a professional writer who has published more than 50 articles on GIS in various professional periodicals.

When not surveying, consulting, teaching, and writing, Rj enjoys photography, camping and hiking with his llamas, and playing guitar.

Dr. Jamie Dolan

Assistant Professor of Sociology

PhD in Sociology 2009 University of Arizona
MA in Sociology 2004 University of Arizona
BA 2002 in Sociology and French Carroll College

"Carroll is a very special place where students really have unforgettable learning, spiritual and social experiences.  I am an alumnus, and I returned to Carroll in part because I wanted to help create and support those amazing experiences I had for current students."

Fred Gifford

Fred Gifford

Education: B.A. Geography, University of Texas
Areas of Interest: Fred is a professional Geographer with over 20 years of experience in GIS. His primary focus areas are in applying GIS to environmental and natural resource applications and system design and application development.
Fred has lived in Helena for 20 years and enjoys hiking, mountain biking, snowboarding and skiing in the surrounding areas.
“I really enjoy interacting with the students at Carroll. Their positive outlook and passion for learning is inspiring.”