Dec 09, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

College of Arts and Sciences Faculty


College of Arts & Sciences

Department of Anthropology

JON H. CARTER (2015)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology
B.A., Appalachian State University
M.A., Louisiana State University
M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

CHERYL P. CLAASSEN (1983)
Research Professor in the Department of Anthropology
B.A., University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
Ph.D., Harvard University

CAMERON GOKEE (2017)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology
B.A., Case Western Reserve University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

ERIC I. KARCHMER (2013)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology
B.A., Princeton University
M.D., (China) Beijing University of Chinese Medicine
M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

LARRY R. KIMBALL (1990)
Professor in the Department of Anthropology
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A. University of Tennessee
Ph.D., Northwestern University

SUSAN M. LAPPAN (2009)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology
B.A., Duke University
M.A., Ph.D., New York University

DIANE P. MINES (1999)
Professor in the Department of Anthropology
B.A., University of Washington
M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

DANA E. POWELL (2011)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology
B.A., Guilford College
M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

GREGORY G. RECK (1972)
Research Professor in the Department of Anthropology
B.A., University of Houston
M.A., Ph.D., Catholic University of America

GWENDOLYN M. ROBBINS SCHUG (2007)
 Professor in the Department of Anthropology
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Oregon

TIMOTHY J. SMITH (2008)
Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology
B.A., B.S., Tulane University
M.A., Ph.D., University at Albany, State University of New York

CHRISTINA VERANO SORNITO (2016)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology
B.A., Swarthmore College
M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University 

THOMAS R. WHYTE (1989)
Professor in the Department of Anthropology
B.F.A., James Madison University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

ALICE P. WRIGHT (2014)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology
B.A., Wake Forest University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Department of Biology

MARYAM AHMED (2010)
Associate Professor in the Department of Biology
B.A., University of Virginia
Ph.D., Wake Forest University School of Medicine

ANDREW BELLEMER (2014)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology
B.S., University of Massachusetts
Ph.D., Yale University

COURTNEY BOULDIN (2015)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology
B.S., University of Florida
Ph.D., University of Florida

SUZANNA BRÄUER (2008)
Associate Professor in the Department of Biology
BA Swarthmore College
BS The Evergreen State College
PhD Cornell University
 
ROBERT PAYSON CREED, JR. (1996)
Professor in the Department of Biology
B.S., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D., Michigan State University

JOHN MARSHALL DAVENPORT (2018)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology
B.A., Marryville College
M.S., Austin Peay State University
Ph.D., East Carolina University

SUSAN L. EDWARDS (2007)
Vice Provost Faculty Affairs and Professor in the Department of Biology
B.S., Deakin University (Geelong, Victoria, Australia)
M.S., The University of Melbourne
Ph.D., Deakin University (Geelong, Victoria, Australia)

MATT C. ESTEP (2014)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology
B.S., M.S., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., University of Georgia

MICHAEL M. GANGLOFF (2007)
Associate Professor in the Department of Biology
B.S., State University of New York
M.S., Montana State University
Ph.D., Auburn University

JENNIFER C. GEIB (2010)
Associate Professor in the Department of Biology
B.S., The University of Iowa
M.S., Ph.D., University of Missouri

DRU ANNE HENSON (1987)
Senior Associate Dean in the College of Arts and Sciences and Professor in the Department of Biology
B.S., Mississippi University for Women
Ph.D., The Bowman Gray School of Medicine of Wake Forest University

GUICHUAN HOU (2006)
Research Associate Professor in the Department of Biology
B.S., College of Traditional Chinese Medicine of Shandong Province (Laiyang, P.R. China)
M.S., Nanjing Agricultural University (Nanjing, P.R., China)
Ph.D., Idaho State University

ECE KARATAN (2005)
Professor in the Department of Biology
B.S., Bogazici University (Istanbul, Turkey);
M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

MARY KINKEL (2015)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology
B.A., University of South Florida
M.A., Kent State University
Ph.D., Kent State University/Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine

MICHAEL DAVID MADRITCH (2009)
Associate Professor in the Department of Biology
B.A., B.S., North Carolina State University
Ph.D., University of Georgia

CHISHIMBA NATHAN MOWA (2005)
Professor in the Department of Biology
B.V.M., University of Zambia (Lusaka, Zambia);
M.V.M., Glasgow University (Glasgow, Scotland)
Ph.D., Hokkaido University (Sapporo, Japan)

ZACK ERNEST MURRELL (1998)
Professor and Chair of the Department of Biology
B.S., Davidson College
M.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Ph.D., Duke University

HOWARD SCOTT NEUFELD (1987)
Professor in the Department of Biology
B.S., Rutgers University
M.Forestry, Yale University
Ph.D., University of Georgia

MICHAEL M. OPATA (2016)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology
B.S., Rust College
M.S., Jackson State University
Ph.D., University of Kentucky College of Medicine

ANNKATRIN ROSE (2005)
Associate Professor in the Department of Biology
B.S., Ph.D., University of Hamburg, Germany

STEVEN WYANT SEAGLE (2004)
Professor in the Department of Biology
B.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

DARREN SEALS (2013)
AssociateProfessor in the Department of Biology
BS, MS, PhD - Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis

LYNN MARIE SIEFFERMAN (2007)
Associate Professor in the Department of Biology
B.A., B.S., Indiana University
Ph.D., Auburn University

SHEA RICHARD TUBERTY (2002)
Professor in the Department of Biology
B.A., Vanderbilt University
M.S., Ph.D., Tulane University

MARK EDGAR VENABLE (1996)
Professor in the Department of Biology
B.S., Western Carolina University
Ph.D., Wake Forest University

GARY LEE WALKER (1988)
Professor in the Department of Biology
B.S., University of South Florida
M.S., Western Carolina University
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

RAY STEWART WILLIAMS (1997)
Professor in the Department of Biology
B.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
M.S., Sc.S., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., University of South Carolina (Columbia)

TED ZERUCHA (2005)
Professor in the Department of Biology
B.S., M.S., University of Manitoba, Canada
Ph.D., University of Ottawa, Canada

Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences

EMANUELE A. ALVES (2018)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., UFF, Niterói, Brazil
Ph.D., Porto University, Porto, Portugal

LIYANA W. ARIYADASA (2017)
Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., University of Peradeniya
Ph.D., Western Michigan University

CAROL M. BABYAK (2005)
Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., St. Vincent College
Ph.D., West Virginia University

JEFFERSON E. BATES (2017)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., College of William and Mary
Ph.D., University of California Irvine

CLAUDIA PATRICIA CARTAYA-MARIN (1986)
Professor and Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., Simon Bolivar University
M.S., Northeastern University
Ph.D., Brandeis University

JENNIFER PERRY CECILE (2007)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., Winthrop University
Ph.D., Duke University

BROOKE E. CHRISTIAN (2015)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

MATTHEW B. CULPEPPER (2014)
Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., Missouri State University
Ph.D., University of Kansas

MEGAN A. CULPEPPER (2014)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Ph.D., University of Kansas

MARGARET DONOGHUE (2014)
Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., Ohio University
Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington

PATRICK J. DONOGHUE (2012)
Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., Ohio University
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

MICHAEL S. HAMBOURGER (2008)
Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., Arizona State University

AMANDA C. HOWELL (2010)
Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Ph.D., Wake Forest University

KEITH S. LEARN (2014)
Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D., Drexel University

WENDY L. LEWIS (2008)
Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., M.S., Youngstown State University
Ph.D., University of Akron

FOLARIN A. OGUNTOYINBO (2018)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
Ondo State University, (Now Ekiti State University), Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria
Ph.D., University of Ibadan, Nigeria

DUYGU ERCAN ORUC (2018)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., Ege University, Turkey
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

LIBBY G. PUCKETT (2005)
Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., Eastern Kentucky University
Ph.D., University of Kentucky

MICHAEL B. RAMEY (2003)
Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., Virginia Tech
Ph.D., University of Florida

ALEXANDER D. SCHWAB (2005)
Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ph.D., University of Akron

NICHOLAS N. SHAW (2015)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.A.,St. Olaf College
Ph.D., Clemson University

SAMUELLA B. SIGMANN (2002)
Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., M.A., Appalachian State University

STEPHAN SOMMER (2013)
Assistant Professor Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
Engineering diploma, Geisenheim University, Germany
Ph.D., Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany

ROBERT F. SWARTHOUT 
Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences and in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences
B.S., SUNY College at Cortland
Ph.D., University of New Hampshire

BRETT F. TAUBMAN (2007)
Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., Pennsylvania State University
B.S., Montana State University
Ph.D., University of Maryland

BRIDGET IRENE TUBERTY (2010)
Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., Tulane University
M.S., Appalachian State University

ARAMBE WEERASINGHE (2013)
Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., University of Peradeniya
M.S., Ph.D., Western Michigan University

DIETER WEBER (2017)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., Heidelberg University
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

DALE EUGENE WHEELER (1998)
Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., Western Illinois University
M.S., Kansas State University
Ph.D., University of Idaho

MARILOU E.D. WHEELER (2011)
Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., Western Washington University
M.S., University of Idaho

STEPHEN D. WILLIAMS (1983)
Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University
Ph.D., Washington State University

NANCY WILSON (2007)
Laboratory  in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., University of Michigan
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

LAUREN WOODS (2016)
Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.S., Morehead State University
Ph.D., Montana State University

ROBERT JAY YOBLINSKI (1997)
Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
B.A., Wittenberg University
Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Department of Computer Science

EDWIN FRANKLIN BARRY (2003)
Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science
B.A., Physics, Wake Forest University
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Duke University

JAMES B. FENWICK, JR. (1996)
Professor in the Department of Computer Science
B.S., University of Maryland
M.S., Ph.D., The University of Delaware

BASET HAMZA (2018)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science
B.S., B.Sc., Institute of Aviation Engineering & Technology, Cairo, Egypt
M.S., Cairo University , Egypt
Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

PATRICIA JOHANN (2013)
Professor in the Department of Computer Science
B.A., Reed College
Ph.D., Wesleyan College

ALICE ANNE McRAE (1994)
Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science
B.S., University of Virginia
M.S., Ph.D., Clemson University

RAGHUVEER MOHAN (2017)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science
B.E., Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Anna University
M.S., Clemson University
Ph.D., Clemson University

MOHAMMAD MOHEBBI (2017)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science
B.S., Yazd University
M.S., Sharif University of Technology
Ph.D., University of Georgia


CYNTHIA ANNE NORRIS (1995)
Professor in the Department of Computer Science
B.S., St. Mary’s College of Maryland
M.S., Texas A&M University
Ph.D., University of Delaware, Newark

ROBERT MITCHELL PARRY (2012)
Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science
B.S., University of Virginia
M.S., Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

CARL RAY RUSSELL (1991)
Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science
B.A., Freed-Hardeman College
M.S., Memphis State University
M.S., Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

RAHMAN TASHAKKORI (2000)
Chair of the Department of Computer Science and Lowes Distinguished Professor
B.S., Shahid Chamran University (Iran)
M.S., Ph.D., Louisiana State University

JAMES THOMAS WILKES (1992)
Professor in the Department of Computer Science
B.S., Appalachian State University
M.S., Ph.D., Duke University

Department of Cultural, Gender, & Global Studies

JOSEPH RICHARD BATHANTI (2001)
Professor in the Department of Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies and in the Department of English and Poet Laureate of North Carolina
B.A., M.A., University of Pittsburgh
M.F.A., Warren Wilson College

SUSHMITA CHATTERJEE (2011)
Associate Professor in the Department of Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies
B.A., M.A., Presidency College (India), University of Calcutta
M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

KRISTAN M. COCKERILL (2006)
Associate Professor in the Department of Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies
B.A., M.S., University of Illinois
Ph.D., University of New Mexico

MICHAEL WILLIAM DALE (1988)
Professor in the Department of Leadership and Educational Studies and the Department of Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies
B.S., M.A.T., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

ELIZABETH LYNN DAVISON (1997)
Professor in the Department of Sociology and in the Department of Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies
B.A., St. Andrews Presbyterian College
M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University

JEANNE ANN DUBINO (2006)
Professor in the Department of Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies
B.A., Boston College
M.A., University of Delaware
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst

JOSEPH J. GONZALEZ (2005)
Associate Professor in the Department of Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies
B.A., M.A., Albion College
Ph.D., University of Michigan

AMY C. HUDNALL (2018)
Senior Lecturer in the Department of History and in the Department of Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies
B.A., M.A., Appalachian State University

ANN PEGELOW KAPLAN (2015)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies
B.A., University of Mary Washington
M.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
M.F.A., Clemson University

HARRY CLARK MADDUX (2012)
Professor in the Department of Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies
B.A., Columbus College
M.A., Ph.D., Purdue University

MARK NUNES (2014)
Professor and Chair of the Department of Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies
B.A., M.A., Columbia University
M.A., University of Virginia
Ph.D., Emory University

PATIENCE HARRISON PERRY (2016)
Senior lecturer in the Department of Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies
B.A., Duke University
M.A., Appalachian State University

ALEXANDRA STERLING-HELLENBRAND (2003)
Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (German) and in the Department of Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies
B.A., University of Rochester
M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

CYNTHIA ANN WOOD (1995)
Professor in the Department of Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies
B.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Department of English

C. WILLIAM ATKINSON (1992)
Professor in the Department of English
B.A., University of Oxford
M.A., Clemson University
Ph.D., Emory University

SANDRA L. BALLARD (2000)
Professor in the Department of English and Editor of The Appalachian Journal
B.A., Appalachian State University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

JOSEPH RICHARD BATHANTI (2001)
Professor in the Department of English and Poet Laureate of North Carolina
B.A., M.A., University of Pittsburgh
M.F.A., Warren Wilson College

JESSIE BLACKBURN (2015)
Associate Professor and Assistant Chair of the Department of English 
B.A., Brenau Women’s College
M.A., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., University of Arkansas

WILLIAM DEAN BREWER (1987)
Professor in the Department of English
A.B., Harvard University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

GERMÁN CAMPOS-MUÑOZ (2014)
Associate Professor in the Department of English
B.A., Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
M.A., Ph.D., Pennsulvania State University

BAŞAK ÇANDAR (2014)
Assistant Professor in the Department of English
B.A., Macalester College
Ph.D., University of Michigan

ELIZABETH L. CARROLL (2002)
Associate Professor in the Department of English and Director of the University Writing Center
B.A., Appalachian State University
M.A., University of Vermont
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro

EUGENIA CECELIA CONWAY (1987)
Professor in the Department of English
A.B., M.A., Duke University
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

LESLIE SUSAN COOK (2008)
Associate Professor in the Department of English
B.A., University of Georgia
M.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Ph.D., University of Georgia

BRUCE ALLEN DICK (1989)
Professor in the Department of English
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Florida State University, Tallahassee

LYNN DOYLE (1992)
Associate Professor in the Department of English
B.A., M.A., University of Houston
M.F.A., University of Virginia

CARL PETER EBY (2013)
Professor in the Department of English
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Davis

JILL ROSE EHNENN (2001)
Professor in the Department of English
B.A., Johns Hopkins University
M.A., Northwestern University
Ph.D., George Washington University

CRAIG JOSEPH FISCHER (1998)
Professor in the Department of English
B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo
M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

KRISTINA KAYE GROOVER (1996)
Professor in the Department of English
B.A., Dickinson College
M.A., Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

ELIZABETH ALISON GULLEY (2008)
Professor in the Department of English
B.A., The University of Texas at Austin
M.A., Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

SARA BETH HOPTON (20015)
Assistant Professor in the Department of English 
B.S., Florida Southern College
M.A., Lancaster University
M.A., Mercy College
Ph.D., University of South Florida

ROSEMARY HOROWITZ (1995)
Professor in the Department of English
B.A., Brooklyn College
M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Ed.D., University of Massachusetts

JAMES MAURICE IVORY (1996)
Associate Professor in the Department of English
B.A., Wake Forest University
M.A., Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

KATHRYN JO KIRKPATRICK (1991)
Professor in the Department of English
B.A., Winthrop University
M.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D., Emory University

DONNA LEE LILLIAN (2010)
Associate Professor in the Department of English
B.A., York University, Toronto, Canada
B.Ed., University of Western Ontario
M.A., University of Toronto
Ph.D., York University, Toronto, Canada

CHRISTOPHER MEADE (2017)
Assistant Professor in the Department of English
B.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

OLGA MENAGARISHVILLI (2016)
Assistant Professor in the Department of English
B.A., M.A., Ivanovo State University
M.A., Bowling Green State University
Ph.D., University of Minnesota

ELAINE J. O’QUINN (1999)
Professor in the Department of English
B.A., M.A., East Tennessee State University
Ph.D., Virginia Tech

DAVID L. ORVIS (2008)
Professor in the Department of English
B.A., Washington College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona

ALEXANDER HARRIS PITOFSKY (2001)
Professor in the Department of English
B.A., Columbia University
J.D., Georgetown University
Ph.D., University of Virginia

J. MARK POWELL (2016)
Associate Professor in the Department of English
B.A., The Citadel
M.F.A., University of South Carolina
M.A.R., Yale University

COLIN TUCKER RAMSEY (2002)
Associate Professor in the Department of English
B.A., University of Iowa
M.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Ph.D., University of Missouri

GEORGIA BESS RHOADES (1991)
Professor in the Department of English and Coordinator of the Writing Across the Curriculum Program
B.A., M.A., Western Kentucky University
Ph.D., University of Louisville

LYNN MOSS SANDERS (1987)
Professor in the Department of English
B.S., M.A., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

LYNN A. SEARFOSS (2002)
Associate Professor in the Department of English
B.A., M.A., University of Toledo
Ph.D., Purdue University

SUSAN CAROL STAUB (1987)
Professor in the Department of English
B.A., Louisiana State University
M.A., Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

C. KYLE STEVENS (2016)
Assistant Professor in the Department of English
B.A., University of South Carolina
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

ZACKARY VERNON (2015)
Assistant Professor in the Department of English
B.A., Clemson University
M.A., North Carolina State University
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

MARK WILLIAM VOGEL (1989)
Professor in the Department of English
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri, Columbia

TAMMY WAHPECONIAH (2004)
Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of English
B.A., University of Miami
M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University

BELINDA WALZER (2018)
Assistant Professor in the Department of English
B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University
M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro

SUSAN CLARE WEINBERG (1994)
Associate Professor in the Department of English
B.A., Boston University
M.F.A., Cornell University

JENNIFER PRESTON WILSON (2000)
Associate Professor in the Department of English
B.M., DePauw University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Georgia

MICHAEL T. WILSON (2007)
Associate Professor in the Department of English
B.S., Tennessee Technological University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Georgia

WENDY LEE WINN (2006)
Associate Professor in the Department of English
B.M., Ohio University
M.A., Clemson University
Ph.D., University of Minnesota

BRET ZAWILSKY (2015)
Assistant Professor in the Department of English
B.A., Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania
M.A., James Madison University
Ph.D., Florida State University

Department of Geography & Planning

ROBERT N. BROWN (2002)
Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning
A.B., University of Georgia
M.A., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., Louisiana State University

JEFFREY D. COLBY (2003)
Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning
B.S., University of Florida
M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado

RICHARD J. CREPEAU (1998)
Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning
B.A., University of California, San Diego
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine

KARA E. DEMPSEY (2015)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

DEREK J. MARTIN (2014)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning
B.S., Lake Superior State University
M.S., Missouri State University
Ph.D., University of Tennessee

MICHAEL W. MAYFIELD (1988)
Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning
B.S., Western Carolina University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

L. BAKER PERRY (2007)
Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director in the Department of Geography and Planning
B.A., Duke University
M.A., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

KATHLEEN ANN SCHROEDER (1995)
Professor and Chair of the Department of Geography and Planning
B.A., M.A., The University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D., University of Minnesota

ELIZABETH D. SHAY (2015)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning
B.S., Southern Oregon University
M.S., Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington
M.L.S., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

PETER THOMAS SOULÉ (1993)
Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning
B.A., Florida Atlantic University
M.A., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., University of Georgia

JOHNATHAN W. SUGG (2017)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning
B.S., M.A., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

MAGGIE M. SUGG (2015)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

SASKIA L. VAN DE GEVEL (2008)
Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning
B.S., Pennsylvania State University
M.S., Southern Illinois University
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences

WILLIAM PAUL ANDERSON, JR. (2004)
Professor and Chair of the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences
B.C.E., B.S., University of Dayton
M.S., University of Maine
Ph.D., North Carolina State University

SARAH KATHERINE CARMICHAEL (2007)
Associate Professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences
B.A., Smith College
M.A., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

GABRIELE M. CASALE (2012)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences
B.A., University of Minnesota
M.S., Ph.D., University of Washington

ELLEN ANNE COWAN (1988)
Professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences
B.A., Albion College
M.S., Ph.D., Northern Illinois University

COLE T. EDWARDS (2016)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences
B.S., University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
M.S., Acadia University
Ph.D., The Ohio State University

SARAH G. EVANS (2017)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences
B.A.,  Whitman College
M.S., Ph.D., University of Colorado Boulder

STEVEN JAMES HAGEMAN (1998)
Professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences
B.S., University of Kansas
M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana

ANDREW B. HECKERT (2005)
Professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences
B.S., Denison University
M.S., Ph.D., University of New Mexico

JAMIE SLOAN FENTIMAN LEVINE (2012)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences
B.A., Carleton College
M.S., Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

JESSICA MITCHELL (2014)
Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning and in the Department of  Geological and Environmental Sciences
B.S., Utah State University
M.S., University of Maryland
Ph.D., Idaho State University

CYNTHIA M. LIUTKUS-PEARCE (2005)
Professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences
B.A., Bucknell University
M.S., Ph.D., Rutgers University

SCOTT T. MARSHALL (2008)
Associate Professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences
B.S., Wright State University
M.S., University of Idaho
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts

JESSICA J. MITCHELL (2014)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences
B.S., University of Maryland, Baltimore County
M.S., Ph.D., Idaho State University

ROBERT F. SWARTHOUT (2015)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences and in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences
B.S., SUNY College at Cortland
M.S., College of Charleston
Ph.D., University of New Hampshire

Department of Government & Justice Studies


PHILLIP J. ARDOIN (2003)
Professor and Chair of the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.A., Marymount University
M.A., Ph.D., Louisiana State University

MARK DANIEL BRADBURY (2005)
Associate Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies and Associate Dean in the College of Arts and Sciences
B.A., Rhode Island College
M.P.A., Ph.D., University of Georgia

BRIAN BULLA (2016)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.A., Mars Hill College
M.P.A., North Carolina State University
Ph.D., North Carolina State University

GEORGE EHRHARDT (2005)
Associate Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.A., Carleton College
M.A., George Washington University
Ph.D., Indiana University

ROBERT DAYLE ESKRIDGE (2012)
Associate Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.S., Oklahoma State University
M.P.A., Texas Tech University
Ph.D., Mississippi State University

CARY FRASER (2015)
Associate Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.A., University of Guyana
M.S., University of St. Augustine
Ph.D., University of Geneva

WILLIAM D. HICKS (2014)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.A., University of Montana
M.A., Florida Atlantic University
Ph.D., University of Florida

JEFFERSON EUGENE HOLCOMB (2008)
Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.S., Auburn University
M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University

YONGBEOM HUR (2007)
Associate Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.S., Seoul National University
M.A., The Ohio State University
Ph.D., University of Kentucky

ELLEN MEREDITH KEY (2012)
Associate Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
A.B., Georgetown University
M.A., University of Georgia
Ph.D., SUNY Stonybrook

ANDREW MICHAEL KOCH (1995)
Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.A., New York University
M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

NANCY SUE LOVE (2009)
Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
A.B., Kenyon College
M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

ALEXANDER LUST (2013)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.A., Middlebury College
Ph.D., Cornell University

JESSE L. LUTABINGWA (2006)
Associate Vice Chancellor for International Education and Development and Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.A., Wartburg College
Ph.D., Jackson State University

CATHERINE MARIE DAVIS MARCUM (2012)
Associate Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.S., West Virginia State College
M.S., Marshall University
Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

PATRICIA J. MITCHELL (2017)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.A., Berry College
M.P.A., University of Georgia
D.P.A., University of Georgia

KENNETH LEE MULLEN (1992)
Associate Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.S., California State University, Hayward
M.S., California State University, Sacramento
Ph.D., State University of New York, Albany

ADAM J. NEWMARK (2004)
Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.A., University of Florida
M.A., University of South Florida
M.A., University of Birmingham
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

ELICKA S.L. PETERSON-SPARKS (2003)
Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri-St. Louis

WILLIAM H. POST (2006)
Adjunct  in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.A., M.S., Florida State University

MATTHEW BARNETT ROBINSON (1997)
Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University

TATYANA BONCHEVA RUSEVA (2011)
Associate Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.A., M.A., Sofia University, Bulgaria
Ph.D., Indiana University

CURTIS R. RYAN (2002)
Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.A., Drew University
M.A.; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

RENEE GANNON SCHERLEN (1992)
Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.S.F.S., Georgetown University
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

EMMANUEL IKE UDOGU (2003)
Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.A., Appalachian State University
M.A., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

KATHRYN WEBB-FARLEY (2014)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.S., M.P.I.A., Ph.D., Virginia Tech

MARIAN REBECCA WILLIAMS (2008)
Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.A., University of Georgia
M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University

BARBARA HOPE ZAITZOW (1994)
Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.A., San Diego State University
M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Tech

Department of History

EDWARD JOSEPH BEHREND-MARTINEZ (2003)
Professor in the Department of History
B.A., M.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Ph.D., University of Illinois-Chicago

MICHAEL C. BEHRENT (2008)
Associate Professor in the Department of History
B.A., Brown University
Ph.D., New York University

ANTONIO T. BLY (2007)
Associate Professor in the Department of History
B.A., Norfolk State University
M.A., Ph.D., College of William and Mary

JEFFREY LAWRENCE BORTZ (1989)
Professor in the Department of History
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

 JUDKIN J. BROWNING (2006)
Professor and Graduate Director in the Department of History
B.A., Florida State University
M.A., North Carolina State University
Ph.D., University of Georgia

BIRSEN BULMUS (2008)
Associate Professor in the Department of History
B.A., Hacettepe University (Turkey)
M.A., Bilkent University (Turkey)
M.A., Binghamton University
Ph.D., Georgetown University

ANDREA A. BURNS (2009)
Associate Professor in the Department of History
B.A., Michigan State University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

CRAIG H. CALDWELL, III (2012)
Associate Professor in the Department of History
B.A., Furman University
M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

KARL EDWARD CAMPBELL (1997)
Associate Professor in the Department of History
B.A., Warren Wilson College
M.A., Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

ANTHONY GENE CAREY (2008)
Professor in the Department of History
B.A., Central College of Iowa
M.A., Kent State University
Ph.D., Emory University

KRISTEN BALDWIN DEATHRIDGE (2013)
Assistant Professor in the Department of History
B.A., Bryan College
M.A., University of Reading (U.K.)
Ph.D., Middle Tennessee State University

JARI ELORANTA (2004)
Professor in the Department of History
M.A., University of Jyväskylä
Ph.D., European University Institute

LYNNE MARIE GETZ (1990)
Professor in the Department of History
B.A., Adams State College
M.A., Texas Christian University
Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle

JAMES RUDOLPH GOFF, JR. (1986)
Professor and Chair of the Department of History
A.A., Emmanuel College
B.A., Wake Forest University
M.Div., Duke University
Ph.D., University of Arkansas

RENÉ HARDER HORST (2000)
Professor in the Department of History
B.A., Goshen College
M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University

ANATOLY V. ISAENKO (2000)
Professor in the Department of History
B.A., M.A., North Ossetian State University (Russia)
Ph.D., Moscow State University (Russia)

THOMAS PEGELOW KAPLAN (2015)
Professor in the Department of History and Director, Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies
B.A., Eberhard-Karls University, Tübingen
M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

JEREMIAH MUTIO KITUNDA (2005)
Associate Professor in the Department of History
B.A., M.A., University of Nairobi, Kenya
M.A., Miami University, Ohio
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

MICHAEL LOUIS KRENN (2001)
Professor in the Department of History and Faculty Coordinator of First Year Seminar
B.A., Weber State College
M.A., University of Utah
Ph.D., Rutgers University

SHEILA R. PHIPPS (1998)
Professor and Assistant Chair of the Department of History
B.A., Clinch Valley College of the University of Virginia
M.A. Ph.D., College of William and Mary

SCOTT RELYEA (2016)
Assistant Professor in the Department of History
B.S., Northwestern University
M.A., George Washington University
M.A., University of London
Ph.D., University of Chicago

RWANY DE JESUS SIBAJA (2015)
Assistant Professor in the Department of History
B.A., Elon University
M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Ph.D., George Mason University

TIMOTHY HOWARD SILVER (1984)
Professor in the Department of History
B.A., M.A., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., College of William and Mary

NEVA JEAN SPECHT (1996)
Professor in the Department of History and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
B.A., Grinnell College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Delaware

BRUCE ERIC STEWART (2007)
Associate Professor in the Department of History
B.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
M.A., Western Carolina University
Ph.D., University of Georgia

MICHAEL JOHN TURNER (2008)
Roy Carroll Distinguished Professor of British History in the Department of History
B.A., Worcester College, University of Oxford
M.A., University of Rochester
Ph.D., Worcester College, University of Oxford

MARY A. VALANTE (1999)
Professor in the Department of History
B.A., Wellesley College
M.A., Boston College
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

MICHAEL GLEN WADE (1983)
Professor in the Department of History
B.A., University of Maryland
M.A., Ph.D., University of Louisiana-Lafayette

JASON CAMERON WHITE (2012)
Associate Professor in the Department of History
B.A., James Madison University
M.Litt., University of St. Andrews (U.K.)
M.A., Ph.D., Brown University

Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

IRINA Y. BARCLAY (2003)
Associate Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Russian)
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Tver State University (Russia)

ZHIYUAN CHEN (1996)
Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Spanish)
B.A., Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing, China
Post-B.A., National University of Mexico
M.A., National Anthropologic Institute of Mexico
B.A., National Cultural Administration Institute of China, Beijing, China
M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

VICTORIA KATHLEEN COX (2001)
Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Spanish)
B.A., Goucher College
M.A., Georgetown University
M.A., Queens College
Ph.D., University of Maryland

JEAN-FRANÇOIS FOURNIER (2014)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (French)
B.A., Instituit ďétudes, Politiques ďAixen-Provence
M.A., Université de P aris IV - La Sorbonne
Ph.D., Brown University

JOSE BENITO del PLIEGO (2002)
Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Spanish)
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

ANDRÉS FISHER (2010)
Associate Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Spanish)
M.D., Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile
Ph.D., Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

JAMES DONALD FOGELQUIST (2010)
Professor and Chair of the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Spanish)
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D., Yale University

CATHERINE ANNE FOUNTAIN (2006)
Associate Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Spanish)
B.A., Cornell University
M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

K. MARTIAL FRINDÉTHIÉ (2004)
Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (French)
B.A., Université d’Abidjan
M.A., St. Cloud University
Ph.D., University of Minnesota

DARCI LAUREN GARDNER (2014)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (French)
B.A., Vanderbilt University
Ph.D., Stanford University

KEVIN GERARD KENNEDY (1989)
Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (German)
B.A., Concordia University at Montreal
M.A., McGill University at Montreal
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

ALYSSA KERMAD (2018)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Applied Linguistics)
B.A., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
M.A., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Ph.D., Northern Arizona University

BEVERLY ANN MOSER (1997)
Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (German)
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Georgetown University

MARIA PATRICIA ORTIZ-OWENS (2004)
Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Spanish)
B.A., M.A., University of St. Thomas (Houston)
Ph.D., University of Houston

PAUL L. SEBASTIAN (2017)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (ESL and Language Education)
B.A., Idaho State University
Ed.D., Brigham Young University
ABD, Boise State University

BENJAMIN JOHN SOUZA (2008)
Associate Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Spanish)
B.A., Idaho State University
M.A., Brigham Young University
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

ALEXANDRA STERLING-HELLENBRAND (2003)
Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (German) and in the Department of Cultural, Gender and Global Studies
B.A., University of Rochester
M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

JEFFORD VAHLBUSCH (2014)
Dean of the Honors College and Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (German)
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

WEI (WENDY) XIE (2009)
Associate Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Chinese)
B.A., Peking University
M.A., Ph.D., Yale University

SALOUA BEN ZAHRA (2014)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Arabic)
B.A., M.S., ĽInstitut Bourgiba des
Langues Vivantes-Tunisia
M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Department of Mathematical Sciences

TERRY GAYLE ANDERSON (1989)
Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.S., M.S., University of Kentucky
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

ALAN TODD ARNHOLT (1993)
Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.S., U.S. Military Academy, West Point
M.S., Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado

MICHAEL JOSEPH BOSSÉ (2012)
Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.S., M.S., Southern Connecticut State University
Ph.D., University of Connecticut

WILLIAM JEFFREY COOK (2009)
Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.S., Bob Jones University
M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University

DEBORAH ANN CROCKER (1995)
Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.S., M.A., Ed.S., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., The Ohio State University

MARK CHARLES GINN (1998)
Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Professor in Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.S., M.A., Wake Forest University
Ph.D., Emory University

ROSS MATTHEW GOSKY (2006)
Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.S., Miami University
M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University

SARAH JILL GREENWALD (1998)
Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.S., Union College
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

HOLLY PETERS HIRST (1990)
Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.A., Temple University
M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

JEFFRY LYNN HIRST (1990)
Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.A., M.A., University of Kansas
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

PHILLIP EUGENE JOHNSON (2004)
Director of the Mathematics and Science Education Center and Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.S., Appalachian State University
M.A., The American University
M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

RICHARD ERVIN KLIMA (2002)
Professor and Assistant Chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.S., Liberty University
M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University

VICKY WILLIAMS KLIMA (2003)
Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.A., Erskine College
M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University

WITOLD A.J. KOSMALA (1984)
Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of South Florida

BETTY BRIDGES LONG (1987)
Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.S., M.A., Ed.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

ERIC STEPHEN MARLAND (2000)
Professor and Chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Utah

KATHERINE JANE MAWHINNEY (2003)
Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville
M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University

QUINN A. MORRIS (2018)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.S., M.A., Wake Forest University
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Greensboro

KATRINA MARIE PALMER (2004)
Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.S., Roanoke College
M.A., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., Emory University

GREGORY SCOTT RHOADS (1995)
Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.S., Virginia Tech
M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University

HASHTHIKA RUPASINGHE (2017)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.S., University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
M.S., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, Carbonale

RENÉ ARMANDO SALINAS (2004)
Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.S., B.S., Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

TRACIE McLEMORE SALINAS (2004)
Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.S., William Carey College
M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

JOSE ALMER T. SANQUI (2003)
Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.S., University of the Phillipines at Los Banos
M.S., University of the Phillipines at Diliman
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

MARY ELIZABETH SEARCY (2000)
Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.S., Gardner-Webb University
M.S., Clemson University
Ph.D., University of Georgia

KEVIN LYNN SHIRLEY (2009)
Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.A., Hendrix College
M.S., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

JILL E. THOMLEY (2000)
Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.A., Harvard University
M.S., Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

LASANTHI PELAWA WATAGODA (2018)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.S., University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
M.S., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

TRAVIS J. WEILAND (2017)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.A., Warren Wilson College
M.A., Western Carolina University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

ERICA SLATE YOUNG (2015)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.S., M.A., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Department of Philosophy & Religion

LAURA LEE AMMON (2010)
Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion
B.A., Webster University
M.A., University of Chicago
Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

CHRISTOPHER JOHN BARTEL (2007)
Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion
B.M., Berklee College of Music
M.A., University of Bristol (UK)
Ph.D., King’s College, University of London

ANNA MIRA CREMALDI (2011)
Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion
B.A., Carleton College
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

RODNEY K. DUKE (1991)
Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion
B.A., Friends University
M.C.S., Regent College
Ph.D., Emory University

THOMAS BAYNARD ELLIS (2005)
Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion
B.A., University of South Carolina
M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

RICHARD L. ELMORE (2015)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion
B.A., Appalachian State University
M.A. DePaul University
Ph.D., DePaul University

SANDRA LYNNE GRAVETT (1996)
Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion
B.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Duke University

KIMBERLY QUINN HALL (1998)
Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion
B.A., Randolph-Macon College
M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton

CHARLES DAVIS HANKINS (2015)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion
B.S., North Carolina State University
M.Div., Columbia Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Emory University

WILLIAM MAYNARD HUTCHINS (1980)
Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion
B.A., Yale University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

JACK KWONG (2005)
Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion
B.A., University of Lethbridge, Canada
Ph.D., University of Toronto, Canada

CUONG T. MAI (2015)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion
B.A. Columbia University
M.A. University of Hawaii
PhD.,Indiana University

CONRAD EUGENE OSTWALT, JR. (1988)
Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion
B.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Duke University

THOMAS PATRICK RARDIN (1988)
Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion
A.B., Ohio University
M.A., Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis

RANDALL W. REED (2007)
Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion
B.A., California State University, Northridge
M.A., Claremont Graduate University
Ph.D., University of Chicago

MATTHEW RUBLE (2014)
Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion
B.S., M.A., Appalachian State University
M.A., Warwick University
Ph.D., University of Tennessee

KEVIN E. SCHILBRACK (2014)
Professor and Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion
B.A., Rollins College
M.A., University of Chicago Divinity School
PhD., University of Chicago Divinity School

JESSE TAYLOR, JR. (1989)
Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion
B.A., Purdue University
M.A., Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis

JOSEPH WEISS (2016)
Instructor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion
B.A., Miami University
M.A., Ph.D., DePaul University

Department of Physics & Astronomy

PATRICIA ELAINE ALLEN (1990)
Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy
B.S., St. Joseph’s University
Ph.D., Iowa State University

FRANÇOIS AMET (2015)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy
B.S., M.S., Ecole Polythecnique
Ph.D., Stanford University

MICHAEL MARSHALL BRILEY (2011)
Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy
B.S., The Ohio State University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park

JENNIFER LEIGH BURRIS (2010)
Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy
B.S., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.S., Ph.D., Colorado State University

ANTHONY GERARD CALAMAI (2000)
Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy
B.S., Stockton State College
M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University

DANIEL BRUCE CATON (1984)
Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy
B.A., M.A., University of South Florida
Ph.D., University of Florida

JUDSON SIDNEY CLEMENTS (1988)
Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy
B.S., Texas Technical University
M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University

TONYA SHEA COFFEY (2004)
Associate Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University

RICHARD ORREN GRAY (1989)
Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy
B.A., Washington State University
M.Sc., Ph.D., University of Toronto

BROOKE CRANSWICK HESTER (2010)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy
B.S., M.S., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., University of Maryland

COURTNEY McGAHEE (2014)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy
B.S., M.S., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., Clemson University

JAMES PATRICK SHERMAN (2008)
Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy
B.S., Iowa State University
M.S., University of Rochester
Ph.D., Colorado State University

DAVID J. SITAR (2012)
Senior Lecturer and Astronomy Laboratory Manager in the Department of Physics and Astronomy
B.S., M.S., Eastern Michigan University

RACHEL L. SMITH (2012)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy
B.S., Cornell University
M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

CHRISTOPHER SHAWN THAXTON (2004)
Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy
B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology
M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Department of Psychology

YALCIN ACIKGOZ (2016)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.S., Turkish Military Academy
M.A., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., Middle East Technical University

MARY E. BALLARD (1991)
Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.S., M.S., Eastern Kentucky University
Ph.D., West Virginia University

DORIS G. BAZZINI (1993)
Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.A., Eckerd College
M.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia

SHAWN M. BERGMAN (2008)
Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.A., Truman State University
M.A., Catholic University of America
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

JOSHUA J. BROMAN-FULKS (2005)
Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.A., University of South Carolina
M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

WILL H. CANU (2007)
Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.A., Davidson College
M.S., Ph.D., The University of Texas

LISA (GRIZZARD) CURTIN (1996)
Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.S., Florida State University
M.S., University of Central Florida
Ph.D., Virginia Tech

JAMES RUSSELL DENI (1972)
Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.S., Youngstown State University
M.Ed., Ed.D., Baylor University

JAMES C. DENNISTON (1999)
Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.A., New York University
M.A., Bucknell University
Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton

CHRISTOPHER ANDREW DICKINSON (2008)
Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.S., M.A., Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus
Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook

LISA JO EMERY (2008)
Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.S., Pennsylvania State University
M.A., Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis

SANDRA GLOVER GAGNON (2002)
Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.S., University of Georgia
M.Ed., Ed.S., The Citadel
Ph.D., University of South Carolina

AMY T. GALLOWAY (2003)
Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.A., Furman University
M.S., Bucknell University
Ph.D., University of Georgia

ROBERT WALLACE HILL (1992)
Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.A., Duke University
M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University

CHRISTOPHER J. HOLDEN (2017)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.A., M.A., Western Carolina University
Ph.D., Oakland University

TIMOTHY J. HUELSMAN (1997)
Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Saint Louis University

JOHN PAUL JAMESON (2010)
Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.S., University of Georgia
M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

PAMELA KIDDER-ASHLEY (1993)
Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Ph.D., University of Minnesota

TIMOTHY D. LUDWIG (1994)
Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.A., Lenoir-Rhyne College
M.A., Wake Forest University
Ph.D., Virginia Tech

DENISE M. MARTZ (1994)
Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Tech

LINDSAY C. MASLAND (2011)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.A., M.A., Wake Forest University
Ph.D., University of Georgia

KURT DAVID MICHAEL (1999)
Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.A., University of Colorado at Boulder
M.S., Ph.D., Utah State University

LYNN H. MOSTELLER (2004)
Senior Lecturer and Director of Advising in the Department of Psychology
B.A., Lenoir-Rhyne College
M.S.W., University of Kansas

ANDREW R. SMITH (2011)
Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.A., California State University, Fresno
Ph.D., The University of Iowa

KENNETH MARTIN STEELE (1991)
Professor in the Department of Psychology
A.B., University of Pennsylvania
M.A., Bryn Mawr College
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

DOUGLAS A. WARING (1993)
Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology
A.A., Arkansas State University at Beebe
B.A., M.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Ph.D., Washington State University

ROSE MARY WEBB (2005)
Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology
B.S., Arkansas Tech University
M.S., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

TWILA A. WINGROVE (2009)
Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.A., Carleton College
M.A., J.D., Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

JAMIE YARBROUGH (2007)
Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.S., University of Georgia
M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee

MARK C. ZRULL (1992)
Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.S., Georgia State University
Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Department of Sociology

FELICIA ARRIAGA (2018)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Duke University

ELIZABETH LYNN DAVISON (1997)
Professor in the Department of Sociology
B.A., St. Andrews Presbyterian College
M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University

WILLIAM EDWARD FOLTS (1991)
Professor in the Department of Sociology
B.S., M.S., The University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa)
Ph.D., University of Florida

ELLEN C. LAMONT (2014)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology
B.A., University of California, Berkeley
M.A., University of Chicago
M.A., Ph.D., New York University

CAMERON D. LIPPARD (2007)
Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Sociology
B.A., Appalachian State University
M.A., Ph.D., Georgia State University

MARTHA McCAUGHEY (2003)
Professor in the Department of Sociology
B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

KENNETH BRADLEY MUIR (1998)
Professor in the Department of Sociology
B.A., Oakland University
M.A., University of Florida
Ph.D., Virginia Tech

BRADLEY NASH, JR. (2002)
Professor in the Department of Sociology
B.S., Northland College
M.A., Central Michigan University
Ph.D., Virginia Tech

PAVEL I. OSINSKY (2008)
Professor in the Department of Sociology
B.A., Moscow University, Moscow, Russia
M.A., University of Iowa
Ph.D., Northwestern University

AMY DELLINGER PAGE (2005)
Professor in the Department of Sociology
B.A., University of North Carolina at Wilmington
M.A., Radford University
Ph.D., University of Tennessee

EDWIN ROSENBERG (1991)
Professor in the Department of Sociology and Director of the Graduate Programs
B.A., Michigan State University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California

DAVID RUSSELL (2017)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University

ANASTACIA SCHULHOFF (2017)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology
B.A., Black Hills State University
M.A., University of South Florida
Ph.D., University of Missouri

KELLY THAMES (2015)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology
B.A., M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Appalachian Studies Program

THOMAS S. HANSELL (2008)
Associate Professor of Appalachian Studies 
B.S.C., Ohio University
M.F.A., Goddard College

KATHERINE E. LEDFORD (2007)
Associate Professor of Appalachian Studies 
B.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A., The University of Alabama
Ph.D., University of Kentucky

WILLIAM SCHUMANN (2014)
Associate Professor of Appalachian Studies and Director of the Center for Appalachian Studies
B.S., M.A., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., University of Florida