Jul 19, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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., Louisianna State University
M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University
Graduate Faculty

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., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Graduate Faculty

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

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

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

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

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

GWENDOLYN ROBBINS SCHUG (2007)
 Professor in the Department of Anthropology
B.S., M.S., 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
Graduate Faculty

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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

SUZANNA BRÄUER (2008)
Associate Professor in the Department of Biology
BA Swarthmore College
BS The Evergreen State College
PhD Cornell University
Graduate Faculty 

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
Graduate Faculty

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)
Graduate Faculty

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

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

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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)
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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

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

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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)
Graduate Faculty

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

Department of Chemistry

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

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

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

NICOLE S. BENNETT (2003)
Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry
B.S., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

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

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

BROOKE E. CHRISTIAN (2015)
Laboratory Instructor in the Department of Chemistry
B.S., Missouri State University
Ph.D., University of Kansas

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

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

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

MICHAEL S. HAMBOURGER (2008)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry
B.S., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., Arizona State University
Graduate Faculty

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

BRETT F. TAUBMAN (2007)
Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry
B.S., Pennsylvania State University
B.S., Montana State University
Ph.D., University of Maryland
Graduate Faculty

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ROBERT JAY YOBLINSKI (1997)
Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry
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
Graduate Faculty
 

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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

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
Graduate Faculty
 

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
Graduate Faculty

DOLORES ANN PARKS (1991)
Professor in the Department of Computer Science
B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Kentucky
Graduate Faculty

ROBERT MITCHELL PARRY (2012)
Assistant 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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

Department of Cultural, Gender & Global Studies

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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

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

DEREK STANOVSKY (2003)
Associate Professor in the Department of Cultural, Gender and Global Studies and in the Department of Philosophy and Religion
B.A., Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

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

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


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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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

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

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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 and Chair of the Department of English
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Davis
Graduate Faculty

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

CRAIG JOSEPH FISCHER (1998)
Associate 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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

ELIZABETH ALISON GULLEY (2008)
Associate 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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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
​Graduate Faculty

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

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences

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

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

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

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

COLE T. EDWARDS (2016)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences
B.S.B.A., M.S., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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

CHUANHUI GU (2009)
Associate Professor and Faculty Fellow in the Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences
B.S., Nanjing University
M.S., Sun Yat-Sen University
Ph.D., University of Virginia
Graduate Faculty

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

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

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

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

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

JESSICA J. MITCHELL (2014)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Geology 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 in the Department of Geology 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

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

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

FEDERIGA BINDI (2016)
Dan German Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
M.A., University of Florence
Ph.D., European University Institute

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

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

TAMMATHA ALTIZER CLODFELTER (2011)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.S., Marshall University
M.S., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

ROBERT DAYLE ESKRIDGE (2012)
Assistant 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
Graduate Faculty
 

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

KEVIN J. MULLINIX (2015)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.A., Washburn University
M.A., University of Kansas
Ph.D., Northwestern University
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

ROBERT J. NORRIS (2015)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.A., University of North Carolina Greensboro
M.A., University at Albany, SUNY
Ph.D., University at Albany, SUNY
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

Department of History

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

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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

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)
Graduate Faculty

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

LUCINDA McCRAY (2009)
Professor and Chair of the Department of History
B.A., Indiana University Bloomington
M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ph.D., Lancaster University (UK)
Graduate Faculty

SHEILA R. PHIPPS (1998)
Associate 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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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

JASON CAMERON WHITE (2012)
Assistant 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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

RAINER HANS GOETZ (1990)
Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Spanish)
B.A., University of Wurzburg, Germany
M.A., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., Duke 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

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

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
Graduate Faculty

PAUL L. SEBASTIAN (2017)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (ESL and Language Education)
B.A., Idaho State University
M.A., 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
Graduate Faculty

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

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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

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

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

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
Graduate Faculty

ANITA NARVARTE KITCHENS (1973)
Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.A., The University of Texas
M.A., University of Arizona
Ed.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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

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

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

Department of Philosophy & Religion

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

CHRISTOPHER JOHN BARTEL (2007)
Associate 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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

ALAN JON HAUSER (1972)
Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion
B.A., Concordia University
M.A.R., Concordia Seminary
Ph.D., University of Iowa

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

JACK KWONG (2005)
Associate 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
Graduate Faculty

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)
Associate 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

RICHARD ALBERT SPENCER (1992)
Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion
B.A., Mars Hill College
M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Emory University
M.A., Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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
Graduate Faculty

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

JENNIFER LEIGH BURRIS (2010)
Associate Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and Associate Dean in the College of Arts and Sciences
B.S., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.S., Ph.D., Colorado State University
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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

BRAD RICHARD CONRAD (2010)
Associate Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy
B.S., Rochester Institute of Technology
M.S., Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park
Graduate Faculty

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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

HALL P. BECK, JR. (1985)
Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.A., M.A., East Carolina University
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Graduate Faculty

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

PAUL A. FOX (1970)
Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.A., Hofstra University
M.A., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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

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

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

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

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

ROBYN LINDSEY KONDRAD (2013)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.S., College of William and Mary
M.A., Arizona State University
Ph.D., University of Virginia

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

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

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

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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

Department of Sociology

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

JACOB CARL DAY (2012)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology
B.S., Oregon State University
M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Graduate Faculty

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

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)
Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology
B.A., Appalachian State University
M.A., Ph.D., Georgia State University
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

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

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

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

AMY DELLINGER PAGE (2005)
Associate Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Sociology
B.A., University of North Carolina at Wilmington
M.A., Radford University
Ph.D., University of Tennessee
Graduate Faculty

JAMES RICHARD PEACOCK (2003)
Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology
B.Phil., M.G.S., Miami University, Ohio
Ph.D., University of Akron
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

KENNETH J. SANCHAGRIN (2014)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology
B.A., College of Charleston
J.D., Michigan State University
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Iowa
Graduate Faculty

Environmental Science Program

JESSICA MITCHELL (2014)
Associate Professor in the Environmental Science Program
B.S., Utah State University
M.S., University of Maryland
Ph.D., Idaho State University

Appalachian Studies Program

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

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
Graduate Faculty

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
Graduate Faculty

Fermentation Sciences Program

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