Department of Child and Family Studies

Department of Child and Family Studies

Child and Family Studies
B109 Education Building
St. Cloud State University
720 4th Ave. S.
St. Cloud, MN 56301-4498

Office Hours
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Phone: (320) 308-2132
Fax: (320) 308-0908

Faculty and Staff


Kelli Schreiner

Kelli Schreiner

Office Manager

(320) 308-4954 | B109 Education Building


Ming-Chi E. Own

Ming-Chi E. Own

Associate Professor
B.A. Curtin University (Australia)
M.A. University of Iowa
Ph.D. University of Iowa

(320) 308-2132 | B123 Education Building

Teaching and research areas: Social-cultural perspective of young learners (particularly ELL) early school literacy learning and use of music as linguistic catalyst for second language learners.

Spring 2019 Office Hours

Tuesdays: 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Thursdays: 12:30-2:30 p.m.

JoAnn Johnson

JoAnn Johnson

Department Chair
B.S. University of Oregon
M.S. University of Oregon
Ph.D. University of Oregon

(320) 308-2132 | B130 Education Building

Professional experiences in disabilities services and studies include hospital-, home-, and center-based early intervention and developmental services; developmental assessment and evaluation; supervision and program coordination; and university and outreach training and instruction.

Spring 2019 Office Hours

Mondays: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Tuesdays: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Wednesdays: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Thursdays: By Appointment

Fridays: By Appointment

Sharon Bohjanen

Assistant Professor
A.S. Northern Michigan University
B.S. Northern Michigan University
M.S. Northern Michigan University
MEd University of Alaska
Ph.D. University of Arizona

(320) 308-3114 | B126 Education Building

Spring 2019 Office Hours:

Mondays: 8 a.m. - Noon and by appointment - Virtual Access

Tuesdays: 2 - 3 p.m.

Wednesdays: 8 a.m. - Noon and by appointment - Virtual Access

Thurdays: 2 - 3 p.m.


Fatemeh Zarghami

Fatemeh Zarghami

B.S. Iowa State University
M.S. Iowa State University
Ph.D. Iowa State University

(320) 308-2006 | A147 Education Building

Teaching and research areas: Parenting Education, Early Childhood Assessment issues, Application of Technology in educational contexts, Distance Education, Program Evaluation.

Spring 2019 Office Hours

Mondays: 10 a.m.-Noon, 1-2 p.m.

Tuesdays: 9-11 a.m. - via email (

Wednesdays: 10 a.m.-Noon, 1-2 p.m.

Thursdays: 9-11 a.m. - via email (