ARCHIVED 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 20, 2019  
ARCHIVED 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty Listing


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*John W. Bardo, Ph.D.

Chancellor; Professor of Sociology. B.A., University of Cincinnati, 1970; M.A., Ohio University, 1971; Ohio State University, Ph.D., 1973. Date of appointment, 1995.

Kyle R. Carter, Ph.D.

Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; Professor of Psychology. B.A., Mercer University, Macon, 1970; M.A., Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens, 1971, 1974. Date of appointment, 2004.

*Elisha M. Abel, II, J.D.

Associate Professor of Business Administration and Law, and Sport Management. B.A., Indiana University Southeast, 1980; M.P.A., Western Carolina University, 1997; J.D., Louis D. Bradeis School of Law, University of Louisville, 1983. Date of appointment, 1999.

*Millicent H. Abel, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology. B.A., Indiana University Southeast, 1979; M.A., Ph.D., University of Louisville, 1982, 1988. Date of appointment, 1992.

Andrew Adams, D.M.A.

Assistant Director of Music. B.M., University of Missouri, 1988; M.M., University of Illinois, 1990; D.M.A. University of Colorado, 2005. Date of appointment, 2006.

*Mary F. Adams, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English. B.A., Smith College, 1984; M.F.A., University of Iowa, 1989; Ph.D., University of Houston, 1995. Date of appointment, 1995.

Robert D. Adams, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Engineering Technology. B.S., Clarkson University, 1983; M.S., Johns Hopkins University, 1991; Ph.D., University of Alabama, 2003. Date of appointment, 2003.

*Elizabeth H. Addison, Ph.D.

 Associate Professor of English. A.B., Transylvania College, 1968; M.A., University of Tennessee, 1975; Ph.D., Duke University, 1985. Date of appointment, 1990.

*James Clyde Addison, Ph.D.

Professor of English. B.A., M.A., Clemson University, 1969, 1975; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1980. Date of appointment, 1979.

*Gregory P. Adkison, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology. A.S., Gadsden State Community College, 1986; B.S., B.S.Ed., Jacksonville State University, 1987, 1988; M.S., Indiana State University, 1991; Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2000. Date of appointment, 2002.

Ann Alexander, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Education Leadership and Foundation. M.S., Oklahoma State University, 1993; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1997. Date of appointment, 2006.

*Grace C. Allen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Accounting, Finance, Information Systems and Economics. B.S., Agnes Scott College, 1978; M.B.A., Appalachian State University, 1985; Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1991. Date of appointment, 1991.

*Vittal Anantatmula, D.Sc.

Associate Professor of Global Management and Strategy. B.S., Andhra University, 1977; M.S., D.Sc., George Washington University, 1995, 2004. Date of appointment, 2005.

Robert Anderson, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Engineering and Technology. B.S., Clemson University, 1972; MIE, Clemson University, 1974; Ed.D., North Carolina State University, 2002. Date of appointment, 2005.

Jamel Anderson-Ruff, B.S.

Instructor of Elementary and Middle Grades Education. B.S., Fayetteville State University, 1998. Date of appointment, 2007.

Patricia Ann Angrisani, M.S.N.

Assistant Professor of Nursing, B.S N., M.S.N,, University of Florida, 1972-1973. Date of appointment, 2005.

Arledge Armenaki, B.P.A.

Visiting Associate Professor of Stage and Screen. B.P.A., Brooks Institute of Photography, 1974; American Film Institute, One year Fellowship 1996-1997. Date of appointment, 2005.

Terri Armfield, D.M.A.

Instructor of Music. B.F.A., University of Nebraska, 1976; M.M., University of Northern Iowa, 2000; D.M.A., University of Kentucky, 2003. Date of appointment, 2004.

James Michael Arnott, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Economics. B.S., M.S., University of Tennessee, 1963, 1965; Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1973. Date of appointment, 2006.

Karina Kia Asberg, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, of Psychology, Ph.D., University of Central Flordia, 2008; M.S., University of Central Florida, 2005; B.S., Flordia State University, 2000.  Date of appointment, 2008.

Risto Atanasov, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science. B.S., M.S., St.Cyril and Methodius University in Macedonia, 1993, 1998; Ph.D., Binghamton University, 2007. Date of appointment, 2007.

Cynthia Ann Atterholt, Ph.D.

Department Head and Associate Professor of Chemistry. B.S., Kent State University, 1977; M.B.A., Winthrop University, 1987; Ph.D., University of California-Davis, 1996. Date of appointment, 1996.

E. Kevin Ayers, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Business Administration and Law, and Sport Management. B.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte, 1986; M.Ed., The Citadel, 1989; Ed.D., Florida State University, 1997. Date of appointment, 1998.

Patricia L. Bailey, M.F.A.

Associate Professor of Art. B.F.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1968; M.F.A., Pratt Institute, New York, 1971. Date of appointment, 2000.

*Marsha Lee Baker, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English. B.A., Mars Hill College, 1977; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1991, 1995. Date of appointment, 1997.

Sherry Baker, M.M.

Lecturer of Music. B.S., University of Kentucky, 1997; M.M., Michigan State University, 1999. Date of appointment, 2007.

*Chandrika Balasubramanian, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, English.  B.S., St Joseph’s College, Bangalore University, 1993; M.A., University of Alabama, 1998; Ph.D., Norther Arizona University, 2003.  Date of appointment, 2004.

*Aaron Kermit Ball, Ed.D.

Professor of Engineering Technology. B.S., M.A., Appalachian State University, 1975, 1977; Ed.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1984. Date of appointment, 1977.

Debasish Banerjee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems. B.S., St. Xavier’s College, 1968; M.S., Patna University, India, 1971; M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 1987, 1992. Date of appointment, 1996.

Susan L. Barbour Wood, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Geosciences and Natural Resources. B.S., Ph.D., Virginia Tech, 1997, 2006; M.S., University of Cincinnati, 2002. Date of appointment, 2007.

*Julia Ann Barnes, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics. B.S., University of Central Florida, 1990; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1996. Date of appointment, 1996.

 Peter C. Bates, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Natural Resources Management. B.S., University of Montana, 1977; M.S., Montana State University, 1981; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1990. Date of appointment, 1993.

Mary Kay Bauer, D.M.A.

Associate Professor of Music. B.M., Catholic University, 1980; M.M., Northwestern University, 1983; D.M.A., University of Minnesota, 1989. Date of appointment, 1988.

Richard Squires Beam, Ph.D.

Chair of the Faculty Senate; Associate Professor of Stage and Screen. B.A., M.A., Indiana University, 1966, 1969; Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1984. Date of appointment, 1971.

Robert J. Beaudet, Jr., Ph.D.

Interim Department Head and Associate Professor of Health, Physical Education and Recreation. B.S., Presbyterian College, 1982; M.Ed., Vanderbilt University, 1996; Ph.D., Florida State University, 1997. Date of appointment, 2002.

Keith J. Bell, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Applied Criminology. B.A., Wheeling Jesuit University, 2000; M.S., Marshall University, 2002. Date of appointment, 2008.

Thomas N. Belt

Visiting Instructorof Modern and Foreign Languages, Native Cherokee. Date of appointment, 2008.

Ruth Bennett, Ph.D.

Lecturer of Communication. AS, Gadsden State Community College, 1986; BS, Jacksonville State University, 1987; B.S.Ed., Indiana State University, 1991; Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2000. Date of appointment, 2008

Travis Bennett, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Music. B.A., Florida State University, 1998; M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama, 2001, 2003. Date of appointment 2006.

Bruce Berger, J.D.

Assistant Professor of Business Administration and Law, and Sport Management. B.S., University of Pennsylvania, 1972; M.B.A., University of Miami, 1975; J.D., Franklin Pierce Law Center, N.H., 1978. Date of appointment, 2007.

Robert T. Berry, Lifetime CEM, 2008

Assistant Professor of Emergency & Disaster Management. B.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1964; M.S., University of Tennessee, 1968; PC, Rutgers University, 1975; M.P.A., University of Nevada, Reno, 1992. Date of appointment, 2007.

Kate Anne Best, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science. B.A., M.A., Miami University, 1992, 2000; Ph.D., Portland State University, 2007. Date of appointment, 2008.

Wayne E. Billion, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Health Sciences. B.S., Mississippi State University, 1968; M.S., Ph.D., Clemson University, 1972, 1976. Date of appointment, 2004.

Russell Binkley, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of  Elementary and Middle Grades Education. Teachers Certificate, Eastern Illinois, 1991; B.A., Abilene Christian University, 1976; M.S.Ed., Eastern Illinois University, 1999; Ph.D., University of Illinois, 2004. Date of appointment, 2004.

Brittannia J. Bintz, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Physics. B.S., University of South Florida, 2004; M.S., Western Carolina University, 2006. Date of appointment 2006.

Christopher D. Birkel, J.D.

Instructor of Business Law, Department of Marketing and Business Law. B.S.B.A., Western Carolina University, 1995; M.P.P., Harvard University, 1997; J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2001. Date of appointment, 2005.

*Christopher Blake, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English. B.A., M.S.Ed., Ph.D., Purdue University, 1993, 1999, 2006. Date of appointment, 2006.

*Harold Tyler Blethen, III., Ph.D.

Professor of History. A.B., Bowdoin College, 1967; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1969, 1972. Date of appointment, 1972.

*Lisa A. Bloom, Ed.D.

 Professor of Special Education/Human Services. B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1980; M.A., Ed.D., West Virginia University, 1986, 1989. Date of appointment, 1989.

*Candace H. Boan-Lenzo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology. B.S., College of Charleston, 1993; M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama, 1995, 1998. Date of appointment, 1998.

Christopher Boan-Lenzo,  M.A.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Sociology. B.A. Drake University, 1992; M.A., University of Alabama, 1994; M.A., University of Georgia, 1999. Date of appointment, 2004.

Leonardo Bobadilla, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, of Psychology, B.A., Virginia Commonwealth, 1999; M.S., Florida State University, 2004. Ph.D. Florida State University, 2008.  Date of appointment, 2008.

Susan Bogardus, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. B.S., Purdue University, 1978; M.S., Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 1985, 2000. Date of appointment, 2007.

Indrani Bose, Ph.D.-Leave of absense 09-10

Assistant Professor of Biology. B.Sc, M.Sc., Calcutta University, 1989, 1992; Ph.D., Duke University, 2001. Date of appointment, 2007.

Hunt Boulware, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History. B.A., University of South Carolina, 2003; M.A. University of Warwick, Coventry, England, 2004; M.A., University of Cambridge, 2005; Ph.D., University of Cambridge, 2008. Date of appointment, 2008.

Michael W. Boyd, D.B.A.

Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. B.S.B.A., M.B.A., Western Carolina University, 1991, 1993; D.B.A., Louisiana Tech. University, 2001. Date of appointment, 2007.

Sara C. Breece, M.S.

Instructor of Mathematics and Computer Sciences. B.S., North Carolina State University, 2003; M.S., Western Carolina University, 2004. Date of appointment, 2005.

Kathleen Brennan, Ph.D.

 Associate Dean, Graduate School and Associate Professor of Sociology. B.A., Hiram College, 1995; M.A., Ph.D., Kent State University, 1998, 2002. Date of Appointment, 2003.

*Patricia Lynn Bricker, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of  Elementary and Middle Grades Education. B.S., Cornell University, 1989; M.S., University of Rochester, 1993; Ed.D., University of Tennessee, 2005. Date of appointment, 2001.

Lisa T. Briggs, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Applied Criminology. B.S., M.P.A., Western Carolina University, 1987, 1989; M.S., NCSU, 1998; Ph.D., North Carolina State, 2006. Date of appointment, 2002.

*William D. Brotherton, Ph.D.

Interim Department Head of Human Services and Professor of Counseling/Human Services. B.S., Missouri Southern State College, 1977; M.Ed., C.A.S., Western Carolina University, 1984, 1985; Ph.D., Florida State University, 1989. Date of appointment, 1993.

Carroll A. Brown, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Sales, Marketing and Hospitality and Tourism. A.B., Tri-County Technical College, SC, 1985; M.B.A., The Citadel, 1994; Ph.D., Clemson University, 2005. Date of appointment, 2002.

Jane L. Brown, MA

Lecturer of Anthropology  BS, University of South Carolina at Columbia, 1969; MA, Western Carolina University, 1995. Date of appointment, 2003.

Susan Brown-Strauss, M.F.A.

Professor of Stage and Screen. B.S., Mansfield State College, 1973; M.F.A., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1978; M.F.A., University of Southern Mississippi, 1989. Date of appointment, 1992.

Margaret Bruder, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of English. B.A., Davidson College, 1984; M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1989; Ph.D., University of Cambridge, 2008.  Date of appointment, 2009.

Claudia R. Bryant, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Political Science. B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville, 1994; M.A., Appalachian State University, 1996; Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 2002. Date of appointment, 2003.

Kenneth L. Bryant, M.S.

Instructor of Applied Criminology. A.A., Miami-Dade Community College, 1983; B.S., M.S., Florida International University, 1985, 1987. Date of appointment, 2007.

Heidi E. Buchanan, M.L.S.

Reference Librarian/Information Literacy Coordinator and Associate Professor, Hunter Library. B.A., King College, 1999; M.L.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000. Date of appointment, 2001.

Louis E. Buck, Jr.

Wesley Elingburg Distinguished Professor/Director, Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. B.S., United States Naval Academy, 1970; M.B.A., University of Houston, 1976; Ph.D., Texas A & M University, 1982. Date of appointment, 2007.

Robert E. Buckner, B.S.Ed.

Director, Marching Band and Instructor of Music. B.S.Ed., Western Carolina University, 1967. Date of appointment, 1991.

Joni Lynn Bugden-Storie, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management. B.A., Carleton University, Ontario, 1994; Masters, Ph.D., University of Waterloo, Ontario, 1996, 2002. Date of appointment, 2005.

Ronald Lee Bumgarner, M.S.

Visiting Instructor of Engineering and Technology. B.S.N., M.S., Western Carolina University, 1980, 1992. Date of appointment, 2007.

Kenneth A. Burbank, Ph.D.

Department Head and Professor of Engineering and Technology. Sc.B., Sc.M., Ph.D., Brown University, 1973, 1975, 1979. Date of appointment, 2001.

Debra Burke, J.D.

Department Head, Department of Business Administration and Law, and Sport Management and Professor of Business Law. B.A., M.P.A., J.D., University of Texas, 1977, 1982, 1982. Date of appointment, 1992.

Gary Burke, M.B.A.

Assistant Professor of Construction Management. B.S., Auburn University, 1981; M.B.A., Southern Methodist University, 1989. Date of appointment, 2005.

*James W. Busbin, Ph.D.

Professor of Sales, Marketing and Hospitality and Tourism.. B.S.B.A., M.S., University of Alabama, 1972, 1975; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1981. Date of appointment, 1991.

Pamela K. Buskey, M.A.

Visiting Instructor of Educational Leadership and Foundations, B.S., Ohio State University, 1987; National Writing Project, Istanbul, Turkey, 1990; M.A., TESOL, University of Findlay, 1993. Date of appointment, 2007.

Frederick C. Buskey, E.D.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Education Leadership and Foundation. B.A., Humboldt State University, 1985; M.A., Ohio State University, 1987; E.D.D., Bowling Green State University, 2004. Date of appointment, 2006.

*David J. Butcher, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Chemistry. B.S., University of Vermont, 1982; Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 1990. Date of appointment, 1990.

Karen L. Butcher, Ph.D.

Instructor of Chemistry and Physics. B.S., University of Vermont, 1982; Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 1990. Date of appointment 2005.

Brian D. Byrd, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. B.A., UNC-Asheville, 2000; Diploma, EMT-Paramedic, 1998. M.S., Tulane University School of Public Health, New Orleans, LA, 2002.   Ph.D., Tulane University School of Public Health.  Date of appointment, 2008.

*Joan Falconer Byrd, M.F.A.

Professor of Art. B.A., Agnes Scott College, 1961; M.S., M.F.A., University of Wisconsin, 1963, 1967. Date of appointment, 1968.

Mary E. Byrnes, Ph.D.

Assistant Proffessor of Anthropology and Sociology, B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Wayne State University, 2000, 2002, 2009.  Date of appointment, 2009.

Deryl Victor Simonian Caitlyn, M.F.A.

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Stage and Screen, B.A., California State University, Fresno, 1985; M.F.A., University of California, San Diego, 1988. Date of appointment, 2008.

James S. Carlisle, Jr., M.F.A.

Associate Dean, Honors College and Instructor of Stage and Screen. B.A., Western Carolina University, 1973; M.F.A., Florida Atlantic University, 1977. Date of appointment, 2003.

*Calvin Dale Carpenter, Ed.D.

 Professor of Special Education. B.S.Ed., Albany State College, 1974; M.Ed., Valdosta State College, 1975; Ed.D., Auburn University, 1979. Date of appointment, 1979.

Timothy V. Carstens, M.L.S.

Head of Cataloging and Acquisitions and Associate Professor, Hunter Library. B.A., Colby College, 1982; M.L.S., Rutgers University, 1984. Date of appointment, 1990.

*Catherine W. Carter, Ph.D.

Program Director of B.S.Ed. and Assistant Professor of English. B.A., St. Mary’s College of MD, 1989; M.A., Ph.D., University of Delaware, 1991, 1999. Date of appointment, 1999.

*Robert B. Carton, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. B.S., Duke University, 1980; M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1996, 2004. Date of appointment, 2005.

Kefyn Catley, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology. B.S., University College of Wales, 1989; M.S., Western Carolina University, 1991; Ph.D., Cornell University, 1996. Date of appointment, 2007.

Michael Alan Caudill, M.A.

Lecturer of Communication. A.A., Mt. San Antonio College, 1979; R.N., Los Angeles County-University of Southern California Medical Center, 1982; B.A., California State University, 1987; M.A., The American University, 1989. Date of appointment, 2005.

Marilyn S. Chamberlin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Sociology. B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University, 1986, 1990, 1994. Date of appointment, 1995.

**Gurney Ernest Chambers, Ph.D.

Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations. B.S., Western Carolina University, 1961; M.A., Ph.D., George Peabody College for Teachers, 1963, 1967. Date of appointment, 1967.

Shelia Chapman, M.S.N.

Assistant Professor of Nursing. R.N., Band City Hospital, SUN, 1977; B.S.N., University of North Alabama, 1991; M.S.N., University of Alabama, 1995. Date of appointment, 2004.

Drew Cherner, M.A.

Associate Professor of Professor of Sales, Marketing and Hospitality and Tourism.. B.A., University of Texas, 1969; M.A., Marshall University, 1970, M.S. Western Carolina University, 2006.  Date of appointment, 2008.

Amy K. Cherry, M.M.

Instructor of Music. B.M., University of Illinois, 1993; M.M., University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, 1995. Date of appointment, 2004.

Daniel E. Cherry, M.M.

Associate Professor of Music. B.M., Capital University, 1995; M.M., University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, 1998. Date of appointment, 2002.

Theodore P. Chiappelli, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Health Sciences. B.A., University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, 1975; M.H.A., University of Pittsburg, 1985; M.S., University of Southern California, 1989; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1996. Date of appointment, 2006.

Andrew Chockla, M.S.

Lecturer of Mathematics and Computer Sciences. BS, Western Carolina University, 2005; M.S, Western Carolina University, 2006 . Date of appointment, 2008.

Colin Christopher, M.A.

Lecturer of English. B.A., St. Andrews Presbyterian College, 1993; M.A., Western Carolina University, 2007. Date of appointment, 2008.

Katherine Anne Cipriano, M.A.

Lecturer of English. B.S., B.A., M.A., Western Carolina University, 1984, 1988, 1991. Date of appointment, 2003.

Danial Lester Clapper, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of computer Information Systems . B.A., Purdue University, 1985; Ph.D., Georgia State University, 1991. Date of appointment, 1996.

Michael Clare, M.S.

Instructor of Engineering and Technology, B.S., M.S., Western Carolina University, 2004, 2006. Date of appointment, 2008.

Cheryl Clark, M.S.N.

Assistant Professor of Nursing. Associate Degree, Indiana Central University, 1968; B.S.N., Evansville University, 1976; M.S.N, California State University, 1981. Date of appointment, 2002..

*David B. Claxton, Ed.D.

Professor of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. B.S.P.E., M.S.Ed., Baylor University, 1974, 1975; Ed.D., Arizona State University, 1985. Date of appointment, 1993.

*Mae M. Claxton, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of English. A.A., Abraham Baldwin College, 1986; B.A., University of Georgia, 1988; M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1990; Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1998. Date of appointment, 1999.

Jason Clement, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry. B.S., Western Carolina University, 2000; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2005. Date of appointment, 2007.

Michelle Lynda Clonch

EPA Non-Teaching (24 days AL), Women’s Center, Women’s Programs, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Date of appointment, 2008.

Chris Travis Coburn, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biology. B.S., Tennessee Technological University, 1991; Ph.D., State University of New York, 2000. Date of appointment, 2005.

Marie T. Cochran, M.F.A.

Instructor of Art. B.F.A., University of Georgia, 1985; M.F.A, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1992. Date of appointment, 2005.

*Carl David Coffee, D.B.A.

Professor of Accountancy. B.B.A., Eastern Kentucky University, 1969; M.S., D.B.A., University of Kentucky, 1971, 1983. Date of appointment, 1988.

Christopher S. Colin, B.A.

Instructor of English. B.A., St. Andrews Presbyterian College, 1993; M.A., Western Carolina University, 2007. Date of appointment, 2007.

Beverly S. Collins, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology. B.S., University of Kentucky, 1976; M.S., Ph.D., Rutgers University, Mayling, KY, 1979, 1985. Date of appointment, 2005.

Shawn Bryant Collins, M.S.N.

D.N.P. and Director of CRNA. A.S., B.S.N., Southern College of SDA Collegedale, Tennessee, 1989, 1991; M.S.N. , University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 1995. Date of appointment, 2006.

Todd Collins, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Affairs. B.A., JD, UNC-Chapel Hill, 1997, 2000; Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2007. Date of appointment, 2007.

Linda Comer, Ph.D.

;Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N., NC A& T State University, 1984; M.S.N., M.S., Ph.D., UNC-Greensboro, 1989, 1996, 2004. Date of appointment, 2007.

Debra L. Connelly, M.A.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication. B.S., M.A., Central Missouri State, 1973, 1975. Date of appointment, 2004.

Donald W. Connelly, M.A.

Department Head, Communication Department; Director of Electronic Media and Associate Professor of Communication. A.A., Metropolitan Junior College, Missouri, 1970; B.S.Ed., M.A., Central Missouri State University, 1973, 1975. Date of appointment, 1999.

Margaret L. Connolly, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Human Performance. M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1977, 1981. Date of appointment, 2005.

Franklin Scott Cook

EPA Non-Teaching (24 days AL), Assistant Director of Teacher Education Recruitment, Date of appointment, 2008.

*Christopher A. Cooper, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Affairs/Director of Public Policy Institute, B.A., Winthrop University, 1997; M.A., University of Tennessee, 1999; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 2002. Date of appointment, 2002.

*Karena Cooper-Duffy, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Special Education/ Human Services. B.S., Allentown College, 1988; M.Ed., Ph.D., Lehigh University, 1990, 1997. Date of appointment, 1998.

Charlotte A. Cosner, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History. B.A., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1991; M.A., University of Miami, 1997; Ph.D, Florida International University, 2008. Date of appointment, 2008.

*James Thomas Costa III, Ph.D.

Director of the Highlands Biological Station and Professor of Biology. B.S., SUNY College at Cortland, 1985; M.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1988, 1992. Date of appointment, 1996.

**Myron L. Coulter, Ed.D.

Chancellor Emeritus and Professor/Distinguished University Scholar, Elementary and Middle Grades Education. B.S., Indiana State Teachers College, 1951; M.S., Ed.D., Indiana University, 1956, 1959; D.H.L., College of Idaho, 1982. Date of appointment, 1984.

Mark Richard Couture, Ph.D.

Department Head, Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Associate Professor of Spanish. B.A., M.A., Michigan State University, 1986, 1988; Ph.D., Duke University, 1995. Date of appointment, 1996.

Philip E. Coyle, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Anthropology and Sociology. B.A., San Francisco State University, 1987; Ph.D., University of Arizona, 1997. Date of appointment, 1998.

Anna R. Craft, M.L.S.

Assistant Professor, Hunter Library, B.S., Mary Washington College, 2003; M.L.S., UNC-Chapel Hill, 2008. Date of appointment, 2008.

Kimberly C. Crawford, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University, 1997, 1999, 2006. Date of appointment, 2007.

Ashley Cresswell, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology. B.S., Presbyterian College, 2000; M.E.D., Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens, 2002, 2005. Date of appointment, 2007.

Josephine Crolley-Simic, M.S.W.

Assistant Professor of Social Work. B.S., Kennesaw State University, 1990; M.S.W., University of Georgia, 1994. Date of appointment, 2006.

*Laura Ford Cruz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History. B.A., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1990; M.A., Purdue University, 1994; Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 2001. Date of appointment, 2002.

*Russell C. Curtis, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Counseling/Human Services. B.A., North Carolina State University, 1988; MHDL, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1993; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2000. Date of appointment, 2000.

Andrew Ryan Dalton, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science. B.S., M.S., Appalachian State University, 2000, 2004; Ph.D. Clemson University, 2008. Date of appointment, 2008.

Cheryl J. Daly, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Education Leadership and Foundations. B.A., Queens College of New York, 1974; M.Ed., University of Rhode Island, 1976; M.H.A., Washington University School of Medicine, 1983; Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Boston, 2003. Date of appointment, 2007.

Samir Daoud, M.S.

Visiting Instructor of Mathematics and Computer Science. B.S., M.S., Western Carolina University, 2005, 2007. Date of appointment, 2007.

Bethany A. Davidson, M.E.

Visiting Assistant Professor for Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. B.S., University of Minnesota, 1995; M.B.A., M.E., Western Carolina University, 2004, 2006. Date of appointment, 2006.

James D. Davis, Jr., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, of Modern Foreign Languages. B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1989; M.A., Georgia State University, 1994; Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2000. Date of appointment, 2005.

Ronald W. Davis, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management. B.S., M.A., Indiana State University, 1991, 1999; Ph.D., University of Illinois, 2005. Date of appointment, 2006.

Alban Debergevin, M.P.M.

Assistant Professor of Management and International Business. B.S., Foreign Institute, 1996; M.P.M., Western Carolina University, 1997. Date of appointment, 2007.

*Annette Debo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English. B.S., M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1986, 1990; Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park, 1998. Date of appointment, 2001.

Mary Beth DeConinck, M.B.A.

Assistant Professor of Sales, Marketing and Hospitality and Tourism, B.S.B.A., M.B.A., Central Missouri State University, 1983, 1984. Date of appointment, 2006.

James B. DeConinck, Ph.D.

Interim Department Head of Sales, Marketing and Hospitality and Tourism, and Associate Professor of Marketing. B.A., University of Missouri, 1981; M.A., Central Missouri State University, 1984; Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 1988. Date of appointment, 2002.

Claire DeCristofaro, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Nursing. B.A., Hunter College of CUNY, NY, 1975; M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Morris Park Avenue, NY, 1979. Date of appointment, 2005.

*Andrew Denson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History. B.A., University of Illinois, 1992; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University, 1994, 2000. Date of appointment, 2004.

*Sloan E. Despeaux, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics. B.A., Francis Marion University, 1995; M.S., Florida State University, 1997; Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2002. Date of appointment, 2002.

Michael DeLorm, M.F.A.

Technical Director of the Fine and Performing Arts Center, B.A., University of North Carolina-Asheville, 1999, M.F.A., University of Memphis, 2002.  Date of Appointment, 2005.

*Laura E. DeWald, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Environmental Science/Biology/Natural Resources and Management. B.S., Michigan Technological University, 1980; M.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1982; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute/State University, 1986. Date of appointment, 2004.

Asteriani R. Dewanti, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry. M.S., Ph.D., Delft University of Technology, 1992, 2000. Date of appointment 2005.

Martin D. DeWitt, M.F.A.

Director of Fine Art Museam, and Associate Professor of Art and Design, B.A., M.A., Western Illinois University; M.F.A., Illinois State University, 1979. Date of appointment, 2003.

Brian D. Dinkelmeyer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Chemistry. B.S., SUNY Oswego, 1992; Ph.D., SUNY Stony Brook, 1999. Date of appointment, 2001.

Kelley Dinkelmeyer, M.S.

Instructor of Chemistry and Physics, .A.A., Bainbridge College, 1986; B.S., Valdosta State, 1988; M.S., Indiana University, 1991. Date of appointment, 2004.

*Sharon F. Dole, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Special Education/Human Services. B.A., Barry University, 1965; M.A., Louisiana State University, 1980; Ed.S., Georgia Southern University, 1995; Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1999. Date of appointment, 1999.

Theresa Domagalski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Global Management and Strategy. B.A., B.S., M.B.A., State University of New York College at Buffalo, 1980, 1981, 1988; Ph.D., University of South Florida, 1998. Date of appointment, 2008.

Jeanne E. Dorle, J.D.

Assistant Professor of Global Management and Strategy. B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1968, 1968, 1977; J.D., William Mitchell College of Law, 1988. Date of appointment, 2002.

*David Dorondo, D. Phil.

Associate Professor of History. B.A., Armstrong State College, 1980; M.A., University of South Carolina, 1984; D. Phil., University of Oxford, 1988. Date of appointment, 1987.

*Arthur Michael Dougherty, Ph.D.

Professor of Counseling/Human Services. B.A., M.A., University of Notre Dame, 1968, 1971; M.A.T., Oakland University, 1970; Ph.D., Indiana State University, 1974. Date of appointment, 1976.

*Ruby L. Drew, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders. B.S., M.S., University of Minnesota, 1966, 1982; Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1996. Date of appointment, 1999.

Donna E. Duffy, Ed.S.

Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations. B.A., M.A., Ed.S., Oakland University, 1972, 1977, 1984. Date of appointment, 2007.

William Lee Dulaney, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Communication. B.S., Troy State University, 2000; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University, 2001, 2006. Date of appointment, 2006.

Jeanne G. Dulworth M.S.W.

Assistant Professor of Social Work. B.S.W, Western Carolina University, 1996; M.S.W., University of South Carolina, 1998. Date of appointment, 2001.

Pamela Y. Duncan, M.A.

Assistant Professor of English. B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1983; M.A., North Carolina State University, 1996. Date of appointment, 2008.

Valecia Dyett, M.B.A.

Instructor of Management and International Business. B.S., University of Minnesota, 1987; M.B.A., Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1989. Date of appointment, 2008.

Jane M. Eastman, Ph.D.

Department Head and Associate Professor of Anthropology and Sociology. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1986, 1990, 1999. Date of appointment, 2001.

Dana M. Edge, M.L.S.

Reference Librarian/Business Liaison and Assistant Professor, Hunter Library. A.A., Central Arizona College, 1975; B.A., Northern Arizona University, 1977; M.L.S., University of Arizona, 1994. Date of appointment, 1995.

Gillian D. Ellern, M.L.I.S.

Systems Librarian and Associate Professor, Hunter Library. B.S., Wesleyan College, 1985; M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University, 1986. Date of appointment, 1990.

*Deidre Elliott, M.F.A.

Associate Professor of English. B.A., University of Colorado, 1970; M.F.A., University of Arizona, 1995. Date of appointment, 2003.

Lydia Elliott, M.S.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing, B.S., Florida International University, 1991; M.S., Western Carolina University, 2002. Date of appointment, 2008.

Lura L. Embrick, M.S.

Instructor of Chemistry and Physics. B.S., Queens College, 2001. M.S., Western Carolina University, 2004. Date of appointment, 2006.

Mary Ella Engel, B.A.

Coordinator of Social Sciences Education and  Assistant Professor of History, PH.d, University of Georgia, 2009. B.A., Kennesaw State University, 1998. Date of appointment, 2006.

David D. Evanoff, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Physics, B.S., Westminster College, 2001; Ph.D., Clemson University, 2005. Date of appointment, 2008.

Claire T. Eye, M.F.A.

Instructor of Stage and Screen. Associate degree, Southwestern Community College, 1988; B.A., Western Carolina University, 1990; M.F.A., Louisiana State University, 1994. Date of appointment, 2003.

*Constance V. Faircloth, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Elementary and Middle Grades Education. B.S., Toccoa Falls College, 1972; M.Ed., Ed.S., Georgia State University, 1975, 1982; Ed.D., University of Georgia, 1990. Date of appointment, 1994.

Yang Fan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Global Management and Strategy, B.S., Huadong Petroleum University, China, 1985; M.S., China University of Petroleum, Beijing, 1996; M.S., South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 2004; Ph.D., China University of Petroleum, Beijing, 1999. Date of appointment, 2008.

M. Anna Fariello, M.F.A.

Craft Revival Project Leader and Associate Professor, Hunter Library. B.A., Douglas College/Rutgers University; M.A., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1997; M.F.A., James Madison University, 1993. Date of appointment, 2004.

Betty A. Farmer, Ph.D.

Professor of Communication. B.A., Clinch Valley College, 1986; M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1988, 1993. Date of appointment, 1993.

Johnathan Andrew Farris, Ph.D.

Instructor of Art and Design, B.A., Yale, 1993; M.A., University of Virginia, 1995; Ph.D., Cornell University, 2004. Date of appointment, 2008.

Axelle P. Faughn, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science. B.S., M.S., Universite´ de Rennes 1, 1996, 1998; Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 2002. Date of appointment, 2007.

*Mary F. Fenton, Ph.D.

Professor of English. B.A., M.A., University of Wyoming, 1980, 1982; Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 1990. Date of appointment, 1992.

Chip W. Ferguson, M.S.

Associate Professor of Engineering Technology. A.A.S., A.A.S., Itawamba Community College, 1989, 1992; B.S., M.S., University of Southern Mississippi, 1995, 1997. Date of appointment, 2002.

Angelia Fiebernitz, M.A.

Assistant Professor of Accounting, Finance, CITA and Economics, B.S., M.A., Gardner Webb University, 1999, 2003. Date of appointment, 2008.

Frederick H. Fisher, M.P.A.

Lecturer of Political Science and Public Affairs AAS, Southwestern Community College, 1995; B.S., M.P.A., Western Carolina University, 1977, 1999. Date of appointment, 2008.

Ann Fletchall, Ph.D.

Lecturer of Geosciences and Natural Resources Management,  B.A., Gustavus Adophus College, 2000; M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2005, 2009.  Date of appointment, 2009.,

Kenneth E. Flynt, M.S.

Professor of Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, and Economics and Associate Dean of Advancement.  M.S., North Carolina State University, 1972. Date of appointment, 2008.

Tuval Foguel, Ph.D.

Department Head and Professior of Mathematics and Computer Science.  B.S., York College, City University of New York, 1988.  Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1992.  Date of appointment, 2009.

Teresa L. Folger, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Elementary and Middle Grades Education. B.S.Ed., Central Missouri State University, 1975; M.S.Ed., Ph.D., University of Missouri, 1976, 2001. Date of appointment, 2004.

George D. Ford, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Construction Management. A.S., Greenville Technical College, 1982; B.S., M.B.A., Clemson University, 1984, 1990; M.E., University of South Carolina, 1999; Ed.D., Western Carolina University, 2008. Date of appointment, 2004.

Janet C. Ford, J.D.

Assistant Professor of Business Administration and Law and Sport Management.  A.A., Greenville Technical College, 1995; B.M., Furman University, 1985; J.D., University of South Carolina, 1998. Date of appointment, 2004.

Mary E. Ford, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor, of Human Services.  B.S., Wheelock College, 1967; M.A., Ed.S., Appalachian State University, 1976, 1979; Ed.D., University of South Carolina, 1982.  Date of appointment, 2005.

Robert W. Ford, M.B.A., M.E.

Assistant Professor of Construction Management.  A.S., Greenville Technical College, 1982; B.S., M.B.A., Clemson University, 1984, 1990; M.E., University of South Carolina, 1999.  Date of appointment, 2008.

Thomas Ford, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology. B.S., Texas Christian University, 1987; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1989; 1992. Date of appointment, 2007.

Wendy Ford, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences. B.S., University of Texas at Austin, 1986. M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1982; 1992.  Date of appointment, 2007.

Steven Forst, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Nursing, B.S., Social Work, B.S., Nursing, Ball State University, Muncie, IN, 1975, 1980; M.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Nursing, 1989. Date of appointment, 2004.

**Burton B. Fox, Ed.D.

Director of Caribbean and Latin American Programs; Professor of International Education. B.A., San Diego State University, 1962; M.A., Ed.D., University of Alabama, 1967, 1969. Date of appointment, 1970.

*Terry Curtis Fox, B.A.
Associate Professor of Stage and Screen. A.B., University of Chicago, 1970. Date of appointment, 2005.

Hartwell Sweeney Francis, Ph.D.

Director, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Sociology. B.A., University of New Mexico, 1990; M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado, 2000, 2006. Date of appointment, 2006.

M. Elaine Franklin, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Mathematics and Science Education and Assistant Professor, Elementary and Middle Grades Education. B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville, 1977; M.A.Ed., Western Carolina University, 1981; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1997. Date of appointment, 2005.

Bruce H. Frazier, D.M.A.

Carol Grotnes Belk Distinguished Professorship in Commercial and Electronic Music. B.M., M.M., East Carolina University, 1970, 1972; D.M.A., University of Southern California, 1994. Date of appointment, 1998.

Greta G. Freeman, Ed.D.

Director of Field Experiences. Assistant Professor of Birth-Kindergarten, Elementary and Middle Grades Education. B.A., University of North Carolina-Asheville, 1992; M.A.Ed., Ed.D., Western Carolina University, 1997, 2001. Date of appointment, 2002.

Helen Freeman, M.S.N.

Interim Associate Director and Assistant Professor, Nursing.  Associate Degree, Asheville-Buncombe Technical College, 1986; B.S.N., East Tennessee State University, 2000; M.S.N, East Carolina University, 2006. Date of appointment, 2009.

Christina L. Fulcher, M.A.

Digital Heritage Project Coordinator/Lecturer Mountain Heritage Center/Department of History, B.A., Mills College, 2003; M.A., Western Carolina University, 2008. Date of appointment, 2008.

Mario A. Gaetano, D.M.A.

Professor of Music. B.M.E., State University of New York, 1977; M.M., East Carolina University, 1978; D.M.A., Memphis State University, 1986. Date of appointment, 1979.

Michael L. Gantt, M.A.

EPA Non-Teaching (24 days AL), Senior Associate Director of Undergraduate Admission, B.A., Chapel Hill, 1986; M.A., Notre Dame, 1994. Date of appointment, 2008.

Santiago Garcia-Castanon

Department Head and Professor of Modern Foreign Langauges.

Patrick J. Gardner, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Engineering and Technology. B.S., University of Florida, 1984; M.S., Ph.D., AF Institute of Technology, 1988, 1996. Date of appointment, 2007.

Bonnie L. Garner, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Nursing. A.A.S., Elgin Community College, 1974; B.S.N., M.S., Northern Illinois University, 1981, 1988. Date of appointment, 1999.

*Brian W. Gastle, Ph.D.

Department Head and Associate Professor of English. B.A., SUNY College at Buffalo, 1989; M.A., Ph.D., University of Delaware, 1992, 1998. Date of appointment, 1998.

Jill Dix Ghnassia, Ph.D.

Professor of English. B.A., Bucknell University, 1969; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University, 1972, 1983. Date of appointment, 2000.

Lynn Ann Gibbons-Beddow, M.S.

Lecturer of English. B.A., M.S., St. John’s University, 1971, 1974. Date of appointment, 2009.

Ray Godfrey, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Construction Management.  B.S., M.Ed., Florida Atlantic University, 1984, 1994. M.S.B.C., Ph.D., University of Florida, 2002, 2007.  Date of appointment, 2009,

Geoff Goehle, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Deptartment of Mathematics and Computer Science. B.S., University of Colarado, 2002; M.S., Portland State University, 2004; Ph.D., Dartmouth College, 2009.  Date of appointment, 2009.

Enrique A. Gomez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Physics. B.S., University of California, Santa, Cruz, 1998; M.S., Ph.D., University of Alabama, 2003, 2006. Date of appointment, 2007.

Daniel Gonko, MM

Assistant Professor of Music, BME, Central Michigan University, 2005; MM, Western Carolina University, 2007. Date of appointment, 2007.

*C. James Goodwin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology. B.A., Holy Cross College, 1968; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University, 1971, 1973. Date of appointment, 2004.

Winford A. Gordon, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology. B.S., Wofford College, 1977; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1983. Date of appointment, 2004.

John D. Gould, M.B.A.

Associate Professor of Accountancy. B.A., Brown University, 1951; M.B.A., University of Michigan, 1957. Date of appointment, 1999.

Katherine R. Gould, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology. B.A., Harvard University, 1992; Ph.D., University of Texas, 1997. Date of appointment, 2003.

*Gael N. Graham, Ph.D.

Professor of History. B.A., University of California-Santa Cruz, 1980; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1985, 1990. Date of appointment, 1990.

Jann S. Graham, M.A.

Instructor of Human Services. A.A., Liberal Arts, Brevard College, 1975; B.S., M.A., Appalachian State University, 1978, 1982. Date of appointment, 2005.

Dorothy Saxon Greene, M.S.W.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Work, AA, Asheville-Buncombe Technical College, 2001; BSW, Western Carolina University, 2002; MSW, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 2004. Date of appointment, 2007.

*Cathryn Griffin, M.F.A.

Professor of Art. B.F.A., Massachusetts College of Art, 1978; M.F.A., Yale University, 1980. Date of appointment, 1985.

*Cathy G. Grist, M.A.

Assistant Professor of Special Education/Human Services. B.A., Auburn University, 1991; M.A., Western Carolina University, 1994. Date of appointment, 2002.

Angela L. Johnson Grube, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance. B.B.A., M.P.A., Georgia College, 1991, 1994; M.S., Georgia Southern University, 1992; Ph.D., Florida State University, 1998. Date of appointment, 1999.

Danny P. Grube, Ph.D.

Interim Associate Dean, College of Education and Allied Professions; Assistant Professor of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation.. B.S., Lyndon State College, 1989; M.S., Troy State University, 1995; Ph.D., Florida State University, 1998. Date of appointment, 1999.

*Sandra Darlene Grunwell, M.B.A. M.S.

Associate Professor of Sales, Marketing and Hospitality and Tourism. B.S.Ed., Framingham State College, 1971; M.S., The Ohio State University, 1975; M.B.A., Bowling Green State University, 1980. Date of appointment, 1983.

Susan L. Guisto, M.S.

Lecturer of Communication, Theatre, and Dance. B.A., University of Tulsa, 1984; M.S., Univeristy of Louisiana, 1985; CELTA, University of Cambridge, 2003. Date of appointment, 2007.

Inhyuck “Steve” Ha, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Accounting, Finance, Information Systems and Economics. B.A., M.A., Yonsel University, Seoul, Korea, 1987, 1989; M.S., University of Wisconsin, 1993; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1999. Date of appointment, 2003.

*John C. Habel, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology. B.A., University of Michigan, 1971; M.A., Eastern Michigan University, 1977; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1988. Date of appointment, 1993.

Daryl L. Hale, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion. B.S., Oakland City College, 1973; B.A., Calvin College, 1976; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 1988, 1991. Date of appointment, 1992.

Douglas M. Hall, Jr., M.A.

Lecturer of English, B.A., Auburn University, 2003; M.A., University of Montevallo, 2007. Date of appointment, 2008.

*Vincent P. Hall, Ph.D.

Department Head and Associate Professor of Nursing. A.D.N., Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College, 1978; B.S.N., Western Carolina University, 1983; M.S., Clemson University, 1989; Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 2000. Date of appointment, 1991.

Ann W. Hallyburton, M.S.L.S.

Reference Librarian/Health Sciences Liaison and Assistant Professor of Hunter Library. B.A., Western Carolina University, 1997; M.S.L.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003. Date of appointment, 2004.

Georgia Hambrecht, Ph.D.

Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders. B.S., Bowling Green State University, 1974; M.A., Western Illinois University, 1975; Ph.D., Kent State University, 1982. Date of appointment, 2004.

Pamela Maize Harris, PhD

Assistant Professor of Communication, BA, Southern Missionary College, 1974; MLS, Vanderbilt University, 1979; PhD, University of Tennessee, 1994. Date of appointment, 2008.

Marvin Thomas Hatley, Ph.D.

Sequoyah Distinguished Professor in Cherokee Studies. B.A., Honors College, Davidson College, 1974; M.A., University of North Carolina, 1977; M.F.S., Yale University, 1980; Ph.D., Duke University, 1988. Date of appointment, 2002.

*F. Frederick Hawley, Ph.D.

Professor of Applied Criminology. B.A., M.A., Louisiana State University and A.M. College, 1973, 1976; Ph.D., Florida State University, 1982. Date of appointment, 1993.

Suzon G. Hawley, M.A.

Lecturer of Communication. B.S., M.A., Louisiana State University, 1973, 1975. Date of appointment, 2003.

Jeanne P. Heath, M.Ed.

Lecturer of Mathematics and Computer Science. B.S., M.Ed., University of Florida, 1967, 1974. Date of appointment, 2004.

*Paul Heckert, Ph.D.

Professor of Physics. B.A., Frostburg State College, 1974; M.S., Ph.D., University of New Mexico-Albuquerque, 1977, 1983. Date of appointment, 1988.

*Elizabeth H. Heffelfinger, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of English. B.A., College of Wooster, 1986; M.F.A., University of Maryland, 1996; Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 2004. Date of appointment, 2005.

*Bruce Barrie Henderson, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology. B.A., M.A., Bucknell University, 1972, 1975; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1978. Date of appointment, 1978.

David Graham Henderson, Ph.D.

Instructor of Philosophy and Religion. B.A., Bryan College, 2002; M.S., Ph.D., Texas A & M University, 2006, 2008. Date of appointment, 2008.

Matthew C. Henley, M.A.

Assistant Band Director, Instructor of Music. B.A., M.A., Western Carolina University, 1993, 1995. Date of appointment, 2001.

Glenda Hensley, M.A.

Assistant Professor of Stage and Screen. B.F.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1981; Theatre Art Education, Western Carolina University, 1990; M.A. Prescott College, 2004. Date of appointment, 2006.

Jonathan E. Henson, M.Ed.

Instructor of Music, B.S., M.Ed., Western Carolina University, 2005, 2007. Date of appointment, 2007.

Steve W. Henson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Sales, Marketing and Hospitality and Tourism.. B.A., Mercer University, 1976; M.B.A., Ph.D., Georgia State University, 1989, 1995. Date of appointment, 2002.

*Harold A. Herzog, Jr., Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology. B.A., The American University of Beirut, 1968; M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1974, 1979. Date of appointment, 1987.

*Mary Jean R. Herzog, Ed.D.

Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations. B.S., State University of New York at Brockport, 1972; M.S., Ed.D., University of Tennessee, 1974, 1988. Date of appointment, 1989.

Rebecca B. Hester, M.A.

Lecturer of Psychology. B.A., University of Texas at Tyler, 1999; M.A., Western Carolina University, 2002. Date of appointment, 2003.

*Anthony Andrew Hickey, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University, 1971, 1973, 1975. Date of appointment, 1985.

*Scott Easterby Higgins, Ed.D.

Dean, Graduate School and Research Administration and Professor of Health Sciences. B.S., Florida Technological University, 1971; M.S., Indiana University, 1974; Ed.D., University of South Carolina, 1985. Date of appointment, 1981.

Roger C. Higgs, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Global Management and Strategy. B.S., M.B.A., University of Utah, 1971, 1974; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1992. Date of appointment, 1990.

Kent Hill, M.B.A.

Assistant Professor of Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, B.A., University of South Florida, 1973; M.B.A., Emory University, 1993 . Date of appointment, 2009.

Nina Jean Hill, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing. B.S.N., Berea College, Berea, KY; M.SN., University of South Carolina, 1974; Ed.D. North Carolina State University, 1997 Date of appointment, 2005.

Eleanor B. Hilty, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1977, 1982, 1987. Date of appointment, 1993.

Sonja L. Himes, M.S.

Instructor of Biology. B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville, 1996; M.S., Western Carolina University, 2002. Date of appointment, 2006.

Fred Donald Hinson, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Biology. B.A., Catawba College, 1960; M.S., University of Arkansas, 1963; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1970. Date of appointment, 1966.

Jennifer L. Hinton, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Health Sciences, B.S., Kent State University, 1991; M.S., Indiana University, 1994; Ph.D., Clemson University, 2000. Date of appointment, 2008.

Eloise Ramsey Hitchcock, M.S.L.S.

Associate Library Director and Associate Professor, Hunter Library. B.S., Tennessee Technological University, 1986; M.S.L.S., University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 1987. Date of appointment, 2004.

Thomas E. Hodges, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Department of Elementary and Middle Grades Education.  B.S., Belmont University, 2001; M.S, Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 2007, 2009.  Date of appointment, 2009.

Bob Holbert, B.S.

Agricultural Mediation Program Director, Business Administration and Law. B.S., Appalachian State University, 1977. Date of appointment, 2007.

Mark A. Holliday, Ph.D.

Professor of Computer Science. B.S., University of Virginia, 1978; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1982, 1986. Date of appointment, 1994.

Marianne Hollis, M.S.

Assistant Professor, Department of Health Sciences. R.N., Fort Sanders School of Nursing, 1976; B.A., University of Tennessee, 1980; M.S., University of Tennessee, 1987; Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 2002. Date of appointment, 2005.

*Robert Alvin Holquist, D.M.A.

Professor of Music. B.M.E., M.S., Wisconsin State University, 1967, 1971; D.M.A., University of Iowa, 1977. Date of appointment, 1979.

Janice H. Holt, Ed.S.

Director, School University Teacher Education Partnership/Alternative Liscensure/ CSBT and Assistant Professor of Elementary and Middle Grades Education. B.S.Ed., M.A.Ed., Ed.S., Western Carolina University, 1976, 1977, 1987. Date of appointment, 2003.

Kelley L. Holzknecht, M.S.

Instructor of Physics. A.A., Bainbridge College, 1986; B.S., Valdosta State, 1988; M.S., Indiana University, 1991. Date of appointment, 2004.

Christine E. Hornak, B.A.

Head Softball Coach/Instructor. Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1998, Date of appointment, 2006..

*Robert S. Houghton, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of  Elementary and Middle Grades Education. B.A., Hanover College, 1970; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1972, 1989. Date of appointment, 1993.

Brian Howell, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Engineering and Technology.  B.A., Bridgewater College, 1978; M.E., University of Virginia, 1981; Ph.D., Florida Institute of Technology, 2004.  Date of appointment, 2004.

Christopher A. Hoyt, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religion. B.A., Boston University, 1988; Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1998. Date of appointment, 2004.

Yeqin Huang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Engineering and Technology. B.S., M.S., Peking University, 1982, 1985; Ph.D., University of Nebraska, 2003. Date of appointment, 2007.

Michael W. Hubble, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Health Sciences. B.S., High Point College, 1988; M.B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1990; Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1997. Date of appointment, 1993.

*Beth Huber, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of English. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1995, 1997, 2002. Date of appointment, 2004.

David J. Hudson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy. B.S., Ithaca College, 1989; M.S., Ph.D., University of Deleware, 1999, 2004. Date of appointment, 2007.

Marie T. Huff, Ph.D.

Associate Dean of College of Health and Human Sciences and Associate Professor of Social Work. B.A., University of North Carolina-Asheville, 1983; M.S.W., University of Georgia, 1986; Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1998. Date of appointment, 1998.

Carmen L. Huffman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Physics. B.S., University of Rhode Island, 2001; Ph.D., University of Maryland, 2005. Date of appointment, 2005.

Scott W. Huffman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry  B.S., University of North Carolina at Wilmington, 1994; M.S., University of North Carolina at Wilmington, 1997; Ph.D., University of Rhode Island, 2001. Date of appointment, 2005.

Ronald D. Hunter, Ph.D.

Professor of Applied Criminology. B.S., M.P.A., M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University, 1975, 1977, 1983, 1988. Date of appointment, 2004.

*J. Casey Hurley, Ph.D.

Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations. B.A., St. Norbert College, 1973; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1978, 1989. Date of appointment, 1989.

*William Douglas Hyatt, L.L.M.

Professor of Applied Criminology. A.B., Western Kentucky University, 1963; J.D., University of Cincinnati, 1965; L.L.M., Georgetown University, 1971. Date of appointment, 1982.

Jeremy Hyman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology. B. A., The University of Chicago, 1993; PhD., The University of North Carolina, 2001. Date of appointment, 2006.

*Kathy M. Jaqua, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics. B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1981; M.S., Oregon State University, 1990; Ph.D., Washington State University, 1994. Date of appointment, 1994.

*Beverly J. Jacobs, Ph.D.

Director of Speech and Hearing Center and Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders. B.S., M.A., University of South Dakota, 1977, 1978; Ph.D., University of Florida, 1994. Date of appointment, 2002.

Jacqueline Jacobs, Ph.D.

Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations. B.S., Southern Illinois University, 1973; M.A., Case Western Reserve University, 1974; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, 1982. Date of appointment, 2004.

Paul H. Jacques, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Global Management and Strategy. B.S., Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1976; M.S., M.S., M.B.A., Rochester, Institute of Technology, 1988, 1996, 1996; Ph.D., SUNY-Binghamton, 2003. Date of appointment, 2003.

*Sharon Lee Jacques, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Nursing. B.S., Indiana University, 1965; M.S., University of Colorado, 1974; Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin, 1995. Date of appointment, 1974.

Janet Lee James, M.S.N.

Assistant Professor of Nursing. A.A., Miami Dade Community College, 1998; B.S.N., University of Florida, Gainesville, 1980; M.S.N., Western Carolina University, 2002. Date of appointment, 2006.

*Stephen Brooks Jarrell, Ph.D.

Professor of Global Management and Strategy. B.S., University of Alabama, 1971; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University, 1972, 1978. Date of appointment, 1988.

Ian McDonald Jeffress, M.M.

Instructor of Music. B.M., Furman University, 2002; M.M., Ithaca College, 2004. Date of appointment, 2007.

Donald Albert Jensen, Jr., L.L.M..

Assistant Professor, Construction Management. B.S.B.A., University of Central Florida, 1984; B.S., University of North Florida, 1987; M.S., Michigan State University, 1990; Ph.D., Texas A & M University, 1993; JD, John Marshall School of Law, 1998; L.L.M., University of Miami School of Law, 2002. Date of appointment, 2006.

*Jon Charles Jicha, M.F.A.

Professor of Art. B.F.A., M.F.A., Kent State University, 1972, 1976. Date of appointment, 1984.

*Ann Putnam Johnson, Ed.D.

Professor of Nursing. B.S.N., Western Carolina University, 1982; M.S.N., Ed.D., University of Tennessee, 1983, 1989. Date of appointment, 1988.

Cheryl A. Johnston, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Sociology. B.A., B.S., North Carolina State University, 1985,1986; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1991, 2002.  Date of appointment, 2005.

Cheryl Ann Johnston, M.S.A.

Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.A., University of Denver, 1993; M.S.A., University of Health Sciences-Bethesda, 1999. Date of appointment, 2006.

Julie Tracey Johnson Busbin, Ph.D.

Professor of Sales, Marketing and Hospitality and Tourism. B.A., Southeastern Louisiana University, 1984; M.S., Ph.D., Georgia State University, 1996, 1996. Date of appointment, 1996.

Ronald A. Johnson, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Business, B.A., M.B.A., Adelphi University, 1974, 1975;  M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University, 1979, 1980.  Date of appointment, 2007.

Anne Marie Jones, M.S.N.

Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1982; M.S.N., University of Texas, 1989. Date of appointment, 2005.

*Elizabeth H. Jones, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Accountancy. B.S., University of Illinois, 1976; M.S., Memphis State University, 1983; M.B.A., Ph.D., Indiana University, 1987, 1988. Date of appointment, 1994.

Gary H. Jones, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Business Administration and Law, and Sport Management. B.S., Bradley University,  M.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California, 1986, 1991, 1997. Date of appointment, 2002.

Karen L. Kandle, Ph.D.

Lecturer of Biology. B.A., Knox College, 1988; Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1996.  Date of appointment, 2007.

Glenn Kastrinos, M.E.D.

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. B.S., Utah State University, 1976; M.E.D., Temple University, 1986.  Date of appointment, 2008.

Jessica Lindsey Jones, M.A.

Lecturer of English, B.A., Pennsylvania State University, 2005; M.A., UNC-Wilmington, 2007 . Date of appointment, 2008.

Jonathan Luther Jones, III., M.A.Ed.

Assistant Professor of Stage and Screen. B.A., M.A.Ed., Western Carolina University, 1975, 1982. Date of appointment, 2002.

Jonathan Luther Jones III,. M.A.

Assistant Professor, Department of Stage and Screen. BA, M.A.Ed., Western Carolina University, 1974, 1982. Date of appointment, 2008.

Kathleen Jorissen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Education Leadership and Foundation. B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1968, 1979, 2000. Date of appointment,

Karen L. Kandl, Ph.D.

Lecturer of Biology, BA, Knox College, 1988; Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1996. Date of appointment, 2008.

Kathryn Kantz, M.A.T.

Instructor, Department of Birth-Kindergarten, Elementary & Middle Grades Education. B.S., M.A.T., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1981, 1989; Principal’s Certificate, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1992. Date of appointment, 2005.

Meagan Rhea Karvonen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations. B.A., Alma College, 1993; M.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1996; Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 2004. Date of appointment, 2004.

Glenn Kastrinos, M.Ed.

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences, B.S., Utah State University, 1976; M.Ed., Temple University, 1986. Date of appointment, 2008.

N. Leroy Kauffman, Ph.D.

Department Head of Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, and Economicsand Associate Professor of Accountancy. A.A.S., Flathead Valley Community College, 1974; B.S., Eastern Mennonite College, 1977; M.B.A., University of Montana, 1978; Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 1988. Date of appointment, 1994.

Benjamin T. Kearns, M.S.

Visiting Instructor of Mathematics and Computer Science, B.A., Eastern Carolina University; M.L.I.S., University of South Carolina; M.S., Western Carolina University, 2008. Date of appointment, 2008.

*Robert W. Kehrberg, D.A.

Dean, College of Fine and Performing Arts; Professor of Music. B.M., M.A., University of Iowa, 1967, 1973; D.A., University of Northern Colorado, 1983. Date of appointment, 1987.

Elizabeth Kelly, M.A.

Lecturer of English. B.A., Piedmont College, 1996; M.A., Western Carolina University, 2001. Date of appointment, 2001.

Clifford D. Kinard, III., M.Arch.

Assistant Professor of Construction Management. B.S., M.Arch., Clemson University, 1980, 1990. Date of appointment, 2008.

*Jerry Kinard, D.B.A.

Department Head of Global Management and Strategy; and Professor of Management. B.B.A., Southern Arkansas University, 1964; M.B.A., Northeast Louisiana University, 1966; D.B.A., Mississippi State University, 1971. Date of appointment, 1994.

Terry Lee Kinnear, D.B.A.

Associate Professor of Global Management and Strategy. B.B.A., M.B.A., Cleveland State University, 1973, 1975; D.B.A., Kent State University, 1981. Date of appointment, 1979.

David Andrew Kinner, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Geosciences and Natural Resources Management. B.A., Amherst College, 1996; M.S., Ph.D., University of Colorado at Bolder, 1999, 2003; Date of appointment, 2006.

*Brent E. Kinser, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of English. B.A., Illinois State University, 1998; M.A., Illinois State University, 2000; Ph.D., UNC-Chapel Hill, 2005. Date of appointment, 2005.

*James J. Kirk, Ed.D.

Professor of Human Resources/Human Services. B.A., Olivet Nazarene University, 1967; M.S., Illinois State University, 1973; Ed.D., Northern Illinois University, 1986. Date of appointment, 1987.

James Kevin Kirkpatrick, B.F.A.

Instructor/Studio Technician of Art. B.F.A., Western Carolina University, 1998; M.F.A., Bard College-Milton Avery Graduate School, 1991. Date of appointment, 2006.

Brian Kloeppel, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Geosciences and Natural Resources Management, B.S., University of Wisconsin, 1989; M.S., Penn State, 1992; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1998. Date of appointment, 2008.

Phillip B. Kneller, M.S.

Associate Professor, School of Health Sciences. B.S., University of Maryland, 1970; M.S., George Washington University, 1980. Date of appointment, 1993.

*H. Gibbs Knotts, Ph.D.

Department Head and Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Affairs. B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1993; M.A., Ph.D., Emory University, 1997, 2000. Date of appointment, 2000.

Nancy M. Kolenbrander, M.A.L.S.

Assistant Head of Reference and Associate Professor, Hunter Library. B.A., Grand Valley State College, 1972; M.A.L.S., University of Michigan, 1967; M.S., Western Carolina University, 1993. Date of appointment, 1987.

Rebecca Stroud Kornegay, M.S.L.S.

Head of Reference and Assistant Professor, Hunter Library. B.A., M.S.L.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1975, 1977. Date of appointment, 1984.

William R. Kwochka, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Chemistry. B.A., Grinnell College, 1983; Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 1992. Date of appointment, 1994.

William C. Kreahling, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science. B.S., M.S., Appalachian State University, 1996, 1999; Ph.D., Florida State University, 2005. Date of appointment, 2005.

Andrew Kurt, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History.  B.A., Marquette University, 1988; M.A., University of Ottawa, 1992; Ph.D., University of Toronto, Center for Medieval Studies, 2002.  Date of appointment, 2009.

Mary Anna LaFratta, M.F.A.

Visiting Instructor of Art and Design, B.F.A., M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1978, 1984. Date of appointment, 2008.

Robert J. Lahm, Jr., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. B.S., Kean University, 1985; M.S., Ph.D., Georgia State University, 1994, 1999. Date of appointment, 2008.

Rebecca Lasher, M.S.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Work, B.A., UNC-Asheville, 1983; M.S., University of Tennessee, 1985. Date of appointment, 2008.

Katherine Favrot Laveck, M.S.

Instructor of Human Services. B.S., M.S., University of Tennessee, 1979, 1981. Date of appointment, 2006.

Lynette D. Lazar, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Business Computer Information Systems. B.S., Lander University, 1993; M.A., University of South Carolina, 1995; Ph.D., Clemson University, 2002. Date of appointment, 2003.

Brian Lawrence, M.A.

Assistant Professor of English. B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1995; M.A. University of Louisville, 1996; M.A. Trinity University, 2003.Date of appointment, 2008.

Jonathan Lawrie, M.A.

Assistant Professor Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.  B.A., University of California, 1972; M.A., University of Washington, 1975.  Date of appointment, 2009.

Jeffrey K. Lawson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics. B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1985; M.S., University of Colorado, 1988; Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 1994. Date of appointment, 2005.

John F. LeBaron, Ed.D.

Jay M. Robinson Distinguished Professorship. B.A., McGill University, 1963; Post baccalaureate, Concordia University, Montreal, 1970; Ed.D., University of Massachusetts, 1976. Date of appointment, 2004.

Cynthia Wray Lee M.A.Ed.

Lecturer of Communication. B.S., M.A.Ed., Western Carolina University, 2001, 2007. Date of appointment, 2007.

Kyuho Lee, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Sales, Marketing, and Hospitality and Tourism. B.S., Kyungpook University, 1997; M.S., Florida International University, 2001; Ph.D., Virginia Tech. University, 2006. Date of appointment, 2006.

William Ernest Lehman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Modern Foreign Languages. B.S., B.A., M.A., University of Florida, 1992, 1997. Ph.D., University of Florida, 2006.

Jennifer Kristen Lent, M.F.A.

Assistant Professor of Stage and Screen, B.A., College of William and Mary, 1999; M.F.A., Florida State University, 2006. Date of appointment, 2008.

Myron Jack Leonard, Ph.D.

Professor of Marketing. B.S., The Ohio State University, 1961; M.A., Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1965, 1972. Date of appointment, 1969.

*James Allen Lewis, Ph.D.

Professor of History. B.A., The Ohio State University, 1964; M.A., Northern Illinois University, 1968; Ph.D., Duke University, 1975. Date of appointment, 1972.

*Matthew H. Liddle, M.F.A.

Professor of Art. B.A., Dartmouth College, 1983; M.F.A., The University of the Arts, 1991. Date of appointment, 1995.

Rebecca A. Lindsay, M.S.

Instructor, Department of Health and Human Performance. B.S., Clemson University, 1982; M.S., Western Carolina University, 1989. Date of appointment, 2005.

*Roger Lirely, D.B.A.

Professor of Accountancy. B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University, 1974; M.S.A., DePaul University, 1985; D.B.A., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, 1996. Date of appointment, 1996.

Harold E. Littleton, Jr., Ph.D.

Lecturer of Philosophy and Religion. B.S., Clemson University, 1963; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University of Nashville, 1970, 1973. Date of appointment, 2006.

*Cecil Donald Livingston, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science and Public Affairs. B.A., M.A., University of South Carolina, 1972, 1974; Ph.D., University of Mississippi, 1984. Date of appointment, 1984.

Frank S. Lockwood, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. B.A., Ripon College, 1965; M.B.A., Emory University, 1969; Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1998. Date of appointment, 2003.

*Elizabeth Tyson Lofquist, Ph.D.

Associate Provost; Associate Professor, of Birth-Kindergarten, Elementary and Middle Grades Education. B.S.Ed., M.A.Ed, Ed.S., Western Carolina University, 1978, 1979, 1988; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1997. Date of appointment, 1993.

Julie A. Loggins, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Affairs, B.A., Wake University, 1997; Ph.D., University of South Carolina, expected August 2008.

Ashley Long, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences, B.S., Wingate University, 2001; M.S., Ohio University, 2002; Ph.D., University of Mississippi-Oxford, 2005. Date of appointment, 2008.

Joseph M. Long, J.D.

Lecturer for Department of Business Administration and Law, and Sport Management. B.A., Wingate University, 1999; J.D., University of Mississippi, 2004. Date of appointment, 2008.

Mark L. Lord, Ph.D.

Department Head and Professor of Geosciences and Natural Resources Management. B.S., State University of New York, 1981; M.S., Ph.D., University of North Dakota, 1984, 1988. Date of appointment, 1998.

Paul Edward Lormand, M.F.A.

Director of Fine and Performing Arts Center and Assistant Professor of Stage and Screen. B.A., University of Louisiana, 1978; M.F.A., University of Memphis, 1985. Date of appointment, 2004.

Karen Y. Lunnen, Ed.D.

Department Head and Associate Professor of Physical Therapy. B.A., Wittenberg University, 1971; M.S., Duke University, 1973; Ed.D., NCSU, 2002. Date of appointment, 1995.

*Alexander S. MacAulay, Jr., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History. B.A., The Citadel, 1994; M.A., University of Tennessee, 1998; Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2003. Date of appointment, 2004.

Aurora Olshausen Mackey, Ph.D

Lecturer of English, B.A., San Francisco State University; M.A., University of San Francisco, 1998; Ph.D., University of South Florida, 2007. Date of appointment, 2008.

*Alvin L. Malesky, Ph.D.

Graduate Program Director and Assistant Professor of Psychology. B.A., George Mason University, 1993; M.S., University of Southern Mississippi, 1998; Ph.D., University of Memphis, 2002. Date of appointment, 2004.

Judy L. Mallory, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Nursing. B.S.N., William Jewell College, 1987; M.S.N., University of Kansas, 1994, Ed.D., NCSU, 2002. Date of appointment, 1998.

*Shanmugasadasivam Manickam, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science. B.Sc., M.Sc., University of Madras, 1960, 1962; Ph.D., University of Toronto, 1968. Date of appointment, 1969.

Terrence Mann

Carolyn Plemmons Phillips and Ben R. Phillips Distinguished Professor of Musical Theatre. North Carolina School of Arts, 1976. Date of appointment, 2006.

Jill Ann Manners, M.S.

Associate Professor of Health Sciences. B.S., Ithaca College, 1993; M.S., West Virginia University, 1995. Date of appointment, 2004.

*James C. Manning, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Communication. B.A., Carroll College, 1981; M.A., University of South Carolina, 1985; M.F.A., Brooklyn College, 1992; Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1998. Date of appointment, 1998.

Charles F. Marth, Ph.D.

Instructor of Chemistry and Physics. B.S., Duke University, 1983; PhD., University of Wisconsin, 1988. Date of appointment, 2003.

Bonnie Martin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Hospitality and Tourism. B.S., Concord College, 1987; MPRTM Clemson University, 1989; Ph.D., Clemson University, 1996. Date of appointment, 2001.

Bradley Martin, M.M.

Assistant Professor of Music. Associate Diploma, Trinity College, London, 1985; B.S.M., University of Western Australia, 1988; M.M., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 1998. Date of appointment, 2002.

David W. Martin, M.A., M.S.

Assistant Professor of Construction Management, B.S., University of Cincinnati, 1992; M.A., Regent University, 2002; M.S., Virginia Polytechnic, 2004. Date of appointment, 2008.

Heath C. Martin, M.L.S.

Collection Development Librarian and Assistant Professor, Department of Hunter Library. B.A., M.A., Illinois State University, 1996, 2000; M.L.S., Queens College, 2003. Date of appointment, 2006.

Melisa Martin, B.S.

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences, A.A.S., Southwestern Community College, 2002; B.S., Western Carolina University, 2005. Date of appointment, 2008.

Nicholas M.G. Martin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. B.S., Guilford College; M.S., Ph.D.,University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2003, 2006. Date of appointment, 2006.

Thomas H. Martin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology. B.S., Lincoln Memorial University, 1980; M.S., East Tennessee State University, 1986; Ph.D., N.C. State University, 1990. Date of appointment, 2001.

William Martin, D.M.A.

Associate Professor of Music. B.M., M.M., Northwestern University, 1974, 1976; D.M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1993. Date of appointment, 2001.

Karen A. Mason, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Applied Criminology. B.A., Lenoir-Rhyne College, 1992; M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 1995, 1999. Date of appointment, 2005

*Katherine G. Mathews, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology. B.A., Harvard University, 1992; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1997. Date of appointment, 2003.

Mark E. Mattheis, M.A.

Assistant Professor of Communication, B.A., Ball State, 1984; M.A., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, 2003. Date of appointment, 2008.

Ronald R. Mau, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Construction Management. B.S., University of Kansas, 1988; M.S., University of Kansas, 1989; M.B.A., University of Kansas, 2001; Ph.D., University of Kansas, 2007. Date of appointment, 2005.

Maggie Mayhan, M.A.

Lecturer of English, B.A., M.A., Truman State University, 2005, 2007. Date of appointment, 2008.

Lisa Mazzarelli, M.S.

Associate Director of Highlands Biological Station. B.S., Metropolitan State College, 1993; M.S., Western Carolina University, 2002. Date of appointment, 2004.

*David M. McCord, Ph.D.

Department Head and Professor of Psychology. B.A., Duke University, 1972; M.A., Western Carolina University, 1979; Ph.D., University of Alabama, 1984. Date of appointment, 2002.

Eddie B. McCoy, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations. B.A., California State University, 1971; M.S., Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 1984, 2001. Date of appointment, 2003.

Emily Elizabeth McCullough, M.S.

Instructor of Chemistry  B.S., M.S., Northern Illinois University, 2003, 2004. Date of appointment, 2004.

William L. McDaniel II, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Engineering and Technology. A.A., Isothermal Community College, 1978; B.S, M.I.T., Ed.S., Western Carolina University, 1980, 1981, 1988; Ed.D., Clemson University, 1993. Date of appointment, 2004.

Elizabeth A. McDonough, M.L.I.S.

Reference Librarian/Education Liaison and Assistant Professor, Hunter Library. B.S., University of Florida, 1982. M.L.I.S., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1996. Date of appointment, 2007.

Mason C. McDowell, M.S.N.A.

Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N., University of Florida; M.S.N.A., Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia, 2000. Date of appointment, 2008.

Anna Traywick McFadden, Ph.D.

Director of the Coulter Faculty Center and Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations. B.A., Columbia College, 1974; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1978, 1992. Date of appointment, 1996.

Linda C. McIntosh, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N., NC A& T State University, 1984; M.S.N., M.S., Ph.D., UNC-Greensboro, 1989, 1996, 2004. Date of appointment, 2007.

*James M. McLachlan, Ph.D.

Department Head and Professor of Philosophy and Religion. B.A., Brigham Young University, 1980; M.A., Indiana University, 1981; Ph.D., University of Toronto, 1989. Date of appointment, 1989.

Julia McLeod, M.A.

Lecturer of English, B.A., Campbell University, 1985; M.A., Western Carolina University, 2008. Date of appointment, 2008.

Robert McMahan, Ph.D.

Dean, The Kimmel School, A.B., B.S.,  Duke University, 1982; Ph.D., Dartmouth University, 1986.

*Erin K. McNelis, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics. B.S., College of Charleston, 1993; M.S., Ph.D., Clemson University, 1996, 2002. Date of appointment, 2002.

*Sue L. McPherson, Ph.D.

Professor of Physical Therapy. B.S., M.Ed., Georgia Southern College, 1977, 1978; Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1987. Date of appointment, 1992.

*Elizabeth G. McRae, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History. B.A., Wake Forest University, 1989; M.Ed., Marymount University, 1991; M.A., Western Carolina University, 1996; Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2003. Date of appointment, 2000.

*George W. Mechling, Jr., Ph.D.

Professor of Global Management and Strategy. B.S.B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1964; M.M., University of Illinois, 1968; M.A., Florida State University, 1972; Ph.D., University of Nebraska, 1985. Date of appointment, 1992.

Sarah T. Meltzer, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations, B.A., Wittenberg University, 1972; B.A., M.Ed., Ed.D., Florida Atlantic University, 1986, 1991, 2006. Date of appointment, 2007.

Justin Menickelli, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance. B.S., SUNY Cortland, 1991; M.A.Ed., Western Carolina University, 1995; Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 2004. Date of appointment, 1999.

*Gordon Edison Mercer, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science and Public Affairs. B.A., Wake Forest University, 1962; M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1965; Ph.D., University of Florida, 1971. Date of appointment, 1980.

Charlene Merritt, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Applied Criminology, B.A., M.S., Michigan State University, 1977, 1982. Date of appointment, 2003.

Susan M. Metcalf, M.S.

Reference Librarian/Social Sciences Liaison and Assistant Professor, Hunter Library. B.A. Miami University, 1977; M.S.L.S., UNC-Chapel Hill, 1982. Date of appointment, 2007.

Sharon Metcalfe, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S., University of Colorado, 1977; M.S., University of Colorado, 1983; Ed.D., North Carolina State University, 1997. Date of appointment, 2005.

Sarah T. Metzer, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Elementary and Middle Grades Education. B.A., Wittenberg University, 1972; B.A., M.Ed., Ed.D., Florida Atlantic University, 1986, 1991, 2006. Date of appointment, 2007.

Ron C. Michaelis, Ph.D.

Instructor of Biology. Certified by American Board of Medical Genetics, 1996; B.S., Muhleuberg College, 1977; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 1983. Date of appointment, 2004.

Niall Guy Michelsen, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, and Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Affairs. B.A., University of Chicago, 1976; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1984, 1990. Date of appointment, 2001.

Ronald J. Miers, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Construction Management. B.S., Syracuse University at Utica College, 1996; M.S., Ph.D., SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1998, 2002. Date of appointment, 2006.

*Jerry R. Miller, Ph.D.

Blanton J. Whitmire Distinguished Professorship in Environmental Sciences and Professor of Geosciences and Natural Resources Management. B.S., Southern Illinois University, 1982; M.S., University of New Mexico, 1985; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, 1990. Date of appointment, 1999.

Stephen C. Miller, M.A.

Assistant Professor  Economics. B.S., Towson University, 2001; M.A., George Mason University, 2004. Date of appointment, 2006.

William J. Miller, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Engineering & Technology. B.A., State University of New York, 1979; M.S., Georgia State University, 1990; Ph.D., Georgia State University, 1997. Date of appointment, 2005.

David C. Moore, M.S.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Applied Criminology, B.A., University of Central Florida, 1973; M.S., Rollins College, 1977. Date of appointment, 2008.

Scott P. Moore, M.A.

Instructor of Health and Human Performance. B.A., Concordia University, 1996; M.A., Western Carolina University, 2006. Date of appointment, 2006.

Patricia Morse, Ph.D.

 Professor of Social Work. B.A., Louisiana State University, 1972; M.S.W., Ph.D., Tulane University, 1973, 1990. Date of appointment, 2007.

Danell A. Moses, M.A.

Assistant Professor of Business Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Analysis. B.S., M.A., Western Carolina University, 1994, 2000. Date of appointment, 2006.

Hollye Moss, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Global Management and Strategy. B.A., Converse College, 1983; M.S., Clemson University, 1985; M.B.A., Wake Forest University, 1993; Ph.D., Clemson University, 2002. Date of appointment, 2002.

Irene Mueller, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. B.S., University of South Florida, 1973; M.L.S., Florida State University, 1974; B.S., Western Carolina University, 1992; Ed.D., Montana State University, 2001. Date of appointment, 2001.

Robert F. Mulligan, Ph.D.

Professor of Accounting, Finance, Information Systems and Economics. B.S., Illinois Institute of Technology, 1983; M.A., Ph.D., SUNY- Binghamton, 1990, 1993. Date of appointment, 1997.

Nyaga Mwaniki, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Anthropology and Sociology. B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1977; Ph.D., Indiana University, 1986. Date of appointment, 1990.

Larry J. Myers, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Applied Criminology. B.A., University of South Carolina, 1985; M.S., Florida State University, 1989; Ph.D., Texas A & M University, 2000. Date of Appointment, 2005.

Laura Myers, Ph.D.

Professor of Applied Criminology. B.A., Clemson University, 1985; M.S., Florida State University, 1986; Ph.D., Florida State University, 1990. Date of appointment, 2006.

Jeffrey Wayne Neff, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Geography. B.S., Austin Peay State University, 1967; M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1969, 1975. Date of appointment, 1973.

Nancy A. Newsome, M.L.S.

Head of Serials and Collection Development and Associate Professor, Hunter Library. B.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1976; M.L.S., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1992. Date of appointment, 1995.

Jane Nichols, M.S.D.

Assistant Professor of Interior Design. A.A., Milwaukee Stratton College, 1979; B.A., Governor’s State University, 2002; M.S.D., Arizona State University, 2004. Date of appointment, 2004.

William Dee Nichols, Ph.D.

Department Head and Professor, Elementary and Middle Grades Education. B.S., M.A., Appalachian State University, 1988; 1991; Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 1995.  Date of appointment., 2008.

Linda H. Nicodemus, M.A.

Lecturer of Communication. B.A., Kent State University, 1967; M.A., University of Tennessee, 1982. Date of appointment, 2001.

Peter Nieckarz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of  Sociology. Ph.D., Western Michigan University. M.A., Minnesota State, B.A. Lake Superior State University, 1993. Date of appointment 2001.

*Mary Anne Fritz Nixon, J.D.

Professor of Global Management and Strategy. A.B., Lenoir-Rhyne College, 1967; J.D., North Carolina Central University, 1983. Date of appointment, 1984.

*Rita Kay Thomas Noel, Ph.D.

Professor of Business Computer Information Systems. B.S., California State University, 1962; M.S., Southern Illinois University, 1986; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1988. Date of appointment, 1988.

Leslie W. Norris, M.S.N.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing. Diploma, Grady Memorial Hospital, 1979; B.S.N., M.S.N., Emory University, 1987, 1994. Date of appointment, 2002.

Nancy Ann Norris, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Spanish. B.A., University of Maryland, 1971; M.A., Middlebury College, 1972. Ph.D., Indiana University, 1978. Date of appointment, 1989.

Valorie E. Nybo, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance. B.S., M.Ed., University of Southern Mississippi, 1968, 1969; Ed.D., University of Tennessee, 1976. Date of appointment, 2000.

Joanne O’Connor, M.A.

Instructor of Modern Foreign Languages. Sabbatical Certificate, Washington Theological Union, 1995; B.A., Mount Mary College, 1972; M.A., Middlebury College, 1986. Date of appointment, 2002.

Sean P. O’Connell, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology. A.S., Sullivan County Community College, 1990; B.S., Johnson State College, 1994, Ph.D., Idaho State University, 2001. Date of appointment, 2001.

Kathrn Leigh Morrow Odom, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Communicatino Sciences and Disorders. B.A., Mercer University, 2000; M.S., University of Alabama, 2002; Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 2006. Date of appointment, 2008.

Burton R. Ogle, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Health Sciences. B.S., University of Tennessee, 1979; M.S.E.H., East Tennessee State University, 1985; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1998. Date of appointment, 2002.

*Billy T. Ogletree, Ph.D.

Department Head of Communication Sciences and Disorders B.S., University of Southern Mississippi, 1979; M.A., Memphis State University, 1981; Ph.D., Florida State University, 1988. Date of appointment, 1992.

Cynthia Deale O’Halloran, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Hospitality and Tourism. B.S., University of Puget Sound, 1978; M.S., Michigan State University, 1983; Ph.D., University of Denver, 1994. Date of appointment, 2005.

*Thomas Oren, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Human Services. B.A., St. Cloud State University, 1970; M.A., Eastern Kentucky University, 1975; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1996. Date of appointment, 1997.

Christina Osborne, M.A.

Digital Heritage Project Coordinator and Lecturer.  B.A., Mills College, 2003; M.A., Western Carolina University, 2008.  Date of appointment, 2009.

Kadence Alexa Otto, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Business Administration and Law, and Sport Management.. B.S., Plymouth State College, 1997; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University, 2000, 2003. Date of appointment, 2003.

Ashley M. Owens, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology. B.S., Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC, 2000; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens, 2002, 2005. Date of appointment, 2005.

*Stephen Dennis Owens, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Global Management and Strategy. B.A., M.B.A., Lamar University, 1963, 1970; Ph.D., University of North Texas, 1981. Date of appointment, 1981.

Lori Fay Oxford, Ph.D.

Lecturer of Modern Foreign Languages, B.A., University of South Carolina, 1998; M.A., Georgia State, 2002; Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2007. Date of appointment, 2008.

Deepak Pant, Ph.D.

Lecturer of English, B.A., M.A., Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1985, 1988; M.A., TESOL, West Virginia University, 2002; Ph.D., candidate (ABD), University of Pennsylvania, 2008. Date of appointment, 2009.

William V. Papin, M.S.

Instructor of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. B.S., Geneva College, 1989; M.S., University of Florida, 2000. Date of appointment, 2002.

John E. Patterson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Construction Management. A.A., Piedmont Technical College, 1991; B.S., M.S., Clemson University, 1993, 1996; Ph.D., Heriot-Wyatt University, 2006. Date of appointment, 2007.

Joseph H. Pechmann, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology. B.A., Hamilton College, 1976; M.S., University of Georgia, 1981; Ph.D., Duke University, 1994. Date of appointment, 2006.

*William L. Peebles, D.M.A.

Director, School of Music and Professor of Music. B.A., M.S.W., M.M., D.M.A., Michigan State University, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1994. Date of appointment, 1992.

Nicole S. Pekarek, M.A.T.

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences, B.S., Appalachian State University, 1992; M.A.T., Western Carolina University, 2004. Date of appointment, 2008.

Kevin L. Pennington, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations. A.A., Cotteyville Community College, 1977; B.S., M.S., Ed.S., Pittsburgh State University, 1979, 1981, 1987; Ph.D., Kansas State University, 1996. Date of appointment, 1996.

*Jane Clarkson Perlmutter, Ed.D.

Professor of  Elementary and Middle Grades Education. B.A., University of Georgia, 1967; M.Ed., Armstrong State College, 1976; Ed.D., University of Georgia, 1986. Date of appointment, 1988.

William G. Perry, Ph.D.

Director of CITA and Professor of Business Computer Information. B.A., University of South Florida, 1969; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Dakota, 1973, 1974. Date of appointment, 1987.

*Lois Petrovich-Mwaniki, Ph.D.

Director, International Programs and Services and Associate Professor of Art. B.F.A., Carnegie-Mellon University, 1971; M.Ed., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1980; Ph.D., Purdue University, 1987. Date of appointment, 1990.

*L. Scott Philyaw, Ph.D.

Director of Mountain Heritage Museum and Associate Professor of History. B.A., Western Carolina University, 1983; M.A., College of William and Mary, 1988; Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1995. Date of appointment, 1996.

Maurice L. Phipps, Ph.D.

Professor of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. Certificate-Education, Sheffield College of Education; Advanced Diploma in Physical Education, Leeds University and Carnegie College; M.S., Mankato State University, 1984; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1986. Date of appointment, 1992.

Kathleen Pierce, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders.  B.A., University of Georgia, 1992; M.S., Western Carolina University, 2001.  Date of appointment, 2009.

*Malcolm R. Powell, Ph.D.

Professor and Head of Biology. B.A., M.A., Wake Forest University, 1976, 1979; Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1982. Date of appointment, 2003.

William D. Poynter, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology. B.S., Montana State University, 1974; M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University, 1979, 1981. Date of appointment, 2004.

Christopher Pratt, Ed.D.

Professor and Associate Dean of College of Business. B.S., North Eastern University, 1970; M.A., Bradley University, 1977; Ed.D., Seton University, 1992. Date of appointment, 2008.

*Kenneth Price, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English. B.A., M.A., Angelo State University, 1988, 1990; Ph.D., University of North Texas, 1996. Date of appointment, 2006.

***Frank Thomas Prochaska, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry. B.A., Hunter College of the City University of New York, 1971; Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley, 1977. Date of appointment, 1978.

Edna L. Putnam, M.S.N.

Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing. A.S.N., Eastern Kentucky University, 1981; B.S.N., Western Kentucky University, 1989; M.S.N., University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1995. Date of appointment, 2005.

Lorene Todd Putnam, M.S.N.

Assistant Professor of Nursing. A.S.N., Eastern Kentucky University, 1981; B.S.N., Western Kentucky University, 1989; M.S.N., University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1995.Ed.D Date of appointment, 2000.

Blake Queen, M.S.

Visiting Instructor of Mathematics and Computer Science. B.S., M.S., Western Carolina University, 2004, 2006. Date of appointment, 2007.

Elaine Frank-Ragan, Ph.D.

Visiting Professor, School of Nuring. Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1994. Date of appointment, 2008.

*Brian E. Railsback, Ph.D.

Dean of Honors College and Professor of English. A.A., Ventura College, 1980; B.A., California Polytechnic State University, 1982; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio University, 1985, 1990. Date of appointment, 1990.

Sanjay Rajagopal, D.B.A.

Associate Professor of Accounting, Finance, Information Systems and Economics. B.A., University of Delhi, 1985; M.A., Jawaharlal Nehru University, 1988; M.B.A., Western Carolina University, 1990; D.B.A., Mississippi State University, 1997. Date of appointment, 2007.

*Mickey Mildred Kay Randolph, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology. B.S., College of Charleston, 1980; M.A., Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1985, 1987. Date of appointment, 1988.

Ron William Rash, M.A.

Parris Distinguished Professor in Appalachian Cultural Studies. B.A., Gardner-Webb College; M.A., Clemson University. Date of appointment, 2003.

Matthew Rave, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Physics. B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Wake Forest University, 1990, 1991, 2007. Date of appointment, 2007.

*Marissa S. Ray, M.A.Ed.

Instructor of Human Services. B.A., Florida Atlantic University, 1983; M.A.Ed., Western Carolina University, 1993. Date of appointment, 2000.

Mark Redd, M.S.

Visiting Instructor of Mathematics and Computer Science, B.S., M.S., Western Carolina University, 2004, 2008. Date of appointment, 2008.

Christina Reitz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Music, B.M., Youngstown State University, 2000; M.M., Ph.D., University of Florida-Gainesville, 2002, 2007.

Tracie L. Rice, Au.D.

Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders; Clinical Audiologist. B.S., Western Carolina University, 1997; M.A., University of Tennessee, 1999. AuD Audiology, University of Florida, 2002. Date of appointment, 2003.

William Richmond, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Accounting, Finance, Information Systems and Economics. B.A., Cornell University, 1982; Ph.D., Purdue University, 1988. Date of appointment, 2005.

Candace A. Roberts, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Interior Design. B.A., University of Kentucky, 1981; Gerontology Certificate, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2001; M.S., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2002. Date of appointment, 2004.

*Lisen C. Roberts, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Human Services. B.S., M.Ed., Keene State College, 1989, 1993; Ph.D., University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 1997. Date of appointment, 1997.

Phyllis Kathleen Robertson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Human Services. B.A, University of North Carolina at Asheville, 1982; M.A.Ed., Western Carolina University, 1988; Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 2005. Date of appointment, 2005.

Judith LeRoy Robinson, M.S.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Work, B.A., Tulane University, 1973; M.S., University of Kansas, 1981. Date of appointment, 2008.

Sherry Robison, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences, B.S., University of Tennessee, Martin, 1992; M.S., University of Memphis, 1994. Date of appointment, 2008.

*Anne Frazer Rogers, Ph.D.

Professor of Anthropology. B.A., Southern Illinois University, 1972; M.A., Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1978, 1982. Date of appointment, 1980.

Shannon Rogers, M.S.W.

Instructor of Psychology. B.S.S., Ohio State, 1994; M.A., Western Carolina University, 2000; M.S.W., University of Michigan, 2001. Date of appointment, 2007.

*Marya Frances Roland, M.F.A.

Associate Professor of Art. B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1967; M.F.A., University of Washington, 1988. Date of appointment, 1996.

Timothy Michael Rolls, D.M.A.

Assistant Professor of Music. A.A., SUNY Broome Community College, 1990; B.A., State University of New York at New Paltz, 1992; M.M., State University of New York at Binghamton, 1994; D.M.A., University of Houston, 2000. Date of appointment, 2007.

*Terry D. Rose, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of  Elementary and Middle Grades Education. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1981, 1987, 1991. Date of appointment, 1992.

Iris Rouleu, Ed.D.

Instructor of Human Services, B.A., Hunter College,  M.Ed., University of Hartford, Connecticut; Ed.D., UNC-Charlotte. Date of appointment, 2008.

Sabine J. Rundle, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology. B.A., M.A., Indiana University, 1983, 1985; Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1991. Date of appointment, 1993.

Bruce Runyan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Accountancy, Finance, Information Systems and Economics.  B.S., University of Arkansas, 1982; M.B.A., University of North Texas, 1995; Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 2005.  Date of appointment, 2009.

Kristin Russell, M.B.A.

Instructor of Sales and Marketing. B.S., M.B.A., Western Carolina University, 2005, 2007. Date of appointment, 2007.

Arthur L. Salido, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry. B.A., Vanderbilt University, 1994; Ph.D., Wake Forest University, 1999. Date of appointment, 2006.

Thomas Salzman, M.F.A.

Department Head and Associate Professor of Stage and Screen. B.F.A., M.F.A., Carnegie Mellon University, 1982, 1989. Date of appointment, 2008.

Laura Patton Samal, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor of English, B.A., UNC Chapel Hill, 1980; M.A., Western Carolina University, 2001; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2008. Date of appointment, 2009.

Joseph Baker Sanchelli, LL.M.

Instructor of Business Law, Hospitality and Tourism, and Sport Management. J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law, 1994; LL.M., New York University, 1995. Date of appointment, 2006.

Phillip A. Sanger, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Rapid Product Realization and Associate Professor of Engineering and Technology. B.A., Saint Louis University, 1970; D.E.A., Institut National des Sciences Techniques Nucleaires, Saclay, France, 1971; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1973, 1977. Date of appointment, 2004.

Sandra M. Saunders, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of English. B.A., Western Carolina University, 1979; M.A., Wake Forest University, 1981; Ph.D., Florida State University, 1995. Date of appointment, 1997.

Dan R. Saurino, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Elementary and Middle Grades Education.  B.S.Ed., M.Ed., North Georgia State University, 1989; 1991; Ed.D., University of Georgia, 1998.  Date of appointment, 2009.

Penelope L. Saurino, Ed.D. 

Assistant Professor of Elementary and Middle Grades Education.  B.S.Ed., Flordia State University, 1976; M.Ed., North Georgia State University, 1991; Ed.D., Boise State University, 2005.  Date of appointment, 2009.

Peter G. Savage, M.F.A.

Lecturer of Stage and Screen. B.A., University of Montana, 1998; M.F.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001. Date of appointment, 2004.

Roya Q. Scales, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Elementary and Middle Grades.  B.S., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1993, 2009.  M.A. Ed., Gardner-Webb University, 1999.  Date of appointment, 2009.

Jann Scarborough Graham, M.A.

Instructor of Human Services, A.A., Liberal Arts, Brevard College, 1975; B.S., M.A., Appalachian State University, 1978, 1982. Date of appointment, 2008.

Marvin L. Schade, M.Ed.

Lecturer of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. B.S., Lock Haven University, 1973; M.Ed., Penn State University, 1981. Date of appointment, 2004.

Michael Schallock, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in Music Education. B.M.E., University of Southern Mississippi, 1982; M.M., Ohio State University, 1984; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2004. Date of appointment, 2003.

Kevin E. Schilbrack, Ph.D.

Dept Head and Professor of Philosophy and Religion. B.A., Rollins College, 1986; M.A., University of Chicago Divinity School, 1999; Ph.D. University of Chicago Divinity School, 1995. Date of appointment, 2008.

Krista D. Schmidt, M.S.L.S.

Reference Librarian/Science Liaison and Associate Professor, Hunter Library. B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University, 1994; M.S.L.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2002. Date of appointment, 2003.

Perry L. Schoon, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Education and Allied Professions and Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations. B.S., Illinois State University, 1989; M.A., Ball State University, 1990; Ph.D., Illinois State University, 1997. Date of appointment, 2009.

Max Moise Schreiber, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1971, 1975, 1978. Date of appointment, 1977.

Lori A. Schrodt, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy. B.S., Ithaca College, NY, 1992; M.S., UNC-Chapel Hill, 2000. Date of appointment, 2004.

Debra F. Schwartz, M.A.

Intramural Director of Health and Human Performance. B.S., Old Dominion, 1987; M.A., University of Maryland, 1989. Date of appointment, 1998.

*Valerie L. Schwiebert, Ph.D.

Professor of Counseling/Human Services. B.S., M.H.S., Ed.S., Ph.D., University of Florida, 1983, 1985, 1988, 1991. Date of appointment, 1995.

James R. Scifers, D.Sc.PT

Interim Department Head of School of Health and Sciences. Associate Professor of Health Sciences. B.S., East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, 1990; M.P.T., Emory University, 1994; D.Sc.PT., University of Maryland, Baltimore, 2003. Date of appointment, 2003.

Michelle L. C. Scifers, M.P.T.

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. B.S., University of Georgia, 1990; MPT, Emory University, 1994. Date of appointment, 2006.

Lori Beth Seischab, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology. B.S., Rochester Institute of Technology, 1994; Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2002. Date of appointment, 2005.

Anjana R. Sharma, Ph.D.

Instructor of Biology. B.S.C., M.S.C., Bhavan’s College, Maharashtra, India, 1993, 1995; M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1999, 2003. Date of appointment, 2004.

*David Allen Shapiro, Ph.D.

Madison Distiquished Professor and Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders. M.S., University of Vermont, 1977; Ph.D., Indiana University, 1984. Date of appointment, 1984.

*John J. Sherlock, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Human Resources/Human Services. B.S., James Madison University, 1982; M.B.A., University of Maryland, 1988; Ed.D., George Washington University, 2000. Date of appointment, 2002.

Jack Sholder, B.A.

Professor of Stage and Screen. B.A., Antioch College, 1968. Date of appointment, 2004.

Jason C. Sides, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Affairs, B.A., Kent State University, 1991; M.A.P., University of Akron, 2001; Ph.D., Florida State University, 2008. Date of appointment, 2008.

Ellen Sigler, Ph.D.

Department Head and Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations.  B.S., Tulane University, 1984; M.S., New Hampshire College, 1990; Ph.D., Texas Technical, 1997.  Date of appointment, 2009,

Elizabeth Simmons-Rowland, M.S.N.

Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N., Northeastern University, 1977; M.S., Boston University, 1980. Date of appointment, 1989.

Debby F. Singleton, M.A.Ed.

Instructor of Health, Physical Education and Recreation. B.S., Longwood College, 1984; M.A.Ed., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1986. Date of appointment, 2002.

Jacqueline T. Smith, E.D.S.

Director of Teaching Fellows and Special Programs and Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership and Foundations. B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville, 1992; M.A., E.D.S., Western Carolina University, 1996, 2002. Date of appointment 2005.

Michael Eugene Smith, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Global Management and Strategy. B.S., Oregon State University, 1980; M.A., Hollins University, 1981; M.A., SUNY Stony Brook, 1986; Ph.D., Portland State University, 2000. Date of appointment, 2000.

Jason W. Solomon, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Music, B.M., M.M., Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2000, 2002, 2007. Date of appointment, 2008.

*Eldred Spell, Ph.D.

Professor of Music. B.M., Furman University, 1975; M.M., East Carolina University, 1977; Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1990. Date of appointment, 1990.

*Austin Harvey Spencer, Ph.D.

Professor of Accounting, Finance, Information Systems and Economics. B.A., Oberlin College, 1961; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University, 1962, 1972. Date of appointment, 1980.

William C. Spencer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of English. B.A., Mercer University, 1978; M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1981, 1993. Date of appointment 2006.

Barbara L. St. John, D.N.S.

Associate Professor of Nursing. B.A., Chestnut Hill College, 1970; A.A., Coastal Carolina Community College, 1980; B.S.N., University of Maryland, 1990; M.S.N., University of San Diego, 1994; D.N.S., Catholic University of America, 2002. Date of appointment, 2003.

*Richard D. Starnes, Ph.D.

Department Head, Senior Research Associate, Mountain Heritage Museum, and Associate Professor of History. B.S., M.A., Western Carolina University, 1992, 1994; Ph.D., Auburn University, 1999. Date of appointment, 2000.

Kathy A. Starr, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy. B.A.B., Florida State University, 1973; M.S.B., Western Carolina University, 1986; M.S.A., Ph.D., Albany Medical College, 1990, 1992. Date of appointment, 1996.

Linda Seestedt-Stanford, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Health and Human Sciences and Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders. B.S., M.A., Central Michigan University, 1973, 1974; Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2006. Date of appointment, 2007.

Timothy Stegall, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. B.S., Arizona State University, 1975; M.S., Arkansas State University, 1994; Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center, 2001. Date of appointment, 2007.

Susan C. Stewart, Ph.D.

Professor of Human Services. B.A., Lycoming College, 1970; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Florida, 1974, 1981. Date of appointment, 2004.

Ronnie L. Stillwell, M.B.A.

Assistant Professor of Accounting, Finance, Information Systems and Economics. A.A.S., SCC, 1997; A.A.S., SCC, 1998; B.S., B.A., M.B.A., Western Carolina University, 2000, 2002. Date of appointment, 2003.

Wesley L. Stone, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Engineering and Technology. B.S., University of Texas at Austin, 1988; M.S., Penn State University, 1996; Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003. Date of appointment, 2004.

David Strahan, Ed.D.

The Taft B. Botner Distinguished Professorship of Elementary and Middle Grades Education. B.S., M.Ed., Miami University, 1971, 1972; Ed.D., University of Cincinnati, 1979. Date of appointment, 2004.

Jack Summers, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Chemistry. B.S., University of West Florida, 1983; Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1989. Date of appointment, 2003.

Lewis Franklyn Sutton, Ph.D.

Professor of French. A.B., M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1958, 1962, 1966. Date of appointment, 1969.

*Susan L. Swanger, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Accountancy. B.B.A., Kent State University, 1977; M.B.A., Western Carolina University, 1993; Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1998. Date of appointment, 1997.

Jessica Swigger, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1998, 2002, 2008. Date of appointment, 2008.

*Vicki Szabo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History. B.A., Kalamazoo College, 1992; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University, 1996, 2000. Date of appointment, 2001.

Lucian Szlizewski, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations. B.S., M.A.Ed., Ed.S., Ball State University, 1975, 1976, 1984. Ph.D., Miami University, 1989. Date of appointment, 2007.

Masafumi Takeda, ED.S.

Instructor and Asian Studies Coordinator of Modern Foreign Languages. B.A., Tokyo International University, 1977; M.A.T., Willamette University, 1998; ED.S. Western Carolina University, 2005. Date of appointment, 2006.

April C. Tallant, M.H.S.

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. B.S., M.H.S., Western Carolina University, 1996, 2001. PH. D. Date of appointment, 2003.

Heather Talley, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Departnment of Anthropology and Sociology, B.A., University of North Carolina of Asheville, 2002; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 2004, 2008.  Date of appointment, 2009.

*Benjamin R. Tanner, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Geosciences and Natural Resources Management. B.S., Florida State University, 1999; M.S., University of Maine, 2001; University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 2005. Date of appointment, 2005.

Erin E. Tapley, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Art. B.S., Skidmore College, 1991; M.F.A., University of Alabama, 1994. Date of appoinment, 2005.

Peter Tay, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Engineering and Technology. B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 1990, 1995, 2003. Date of appointment, 2007.

James J. Taylor, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Hospitality and Tourism. B.S., University of Southern Mississippi, 1991; M.B.A., University of South Florida, 1994; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi, 2005. Date of appointment, 2005.

Russell W. Teasley, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Project Management. B.S., North Carolina State University, 1970; M.S., Western Carolina University, 1988; Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1998. Date of appointment, 2004.

Mary Spivey Teslow, M.L.I.S.

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. B.S., Governors State University, 1976; B.S., University of Illinois, Chicago, 1981; M.L.I.S., University of South Florida, 1994. Date of appointment, 2003.

Ben F. Tholkes, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. A.A., Rochester Community College, 1970; B.S., M.S., Mankato State University, 1972, 1989; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1994. Date of appointment, 1993.

*Michael Thomas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Global Management and Strategy. B.T.P., University of New South Water, 1987; M.P.M., Western Carolina University, 1992; Ph.D., James Cook University, 1998. Date of appointment, 2001.

William Tilton Thompkins, Jr., Ph.D.

Professor of Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, and Economics/Institute for Economy and Future , B.S., North Carolina State University, 1969; M.B.A., University of Southern California, 1991; M.S., Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1973, 1976. Date of appointment, 2008.

Elizabeth Heather Thompson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Human Services, B.A., Southern Methodist University, 1998; M.S., University of Memphis, 2005; Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2009.  Date of appointment, 2009.

Shannon L. Thompson, D.M.A.

Associate Professor of Music. B.A., University of Oregon, 1986; M.M., Boston University, 1988; D.M.A., The University of Texas, 1997. Date of appointment, 1997.

Richard Tichich, M.F.A.

Director, School of Art and Design and Professor of Art. B.S., Saint John’s University, 1969; M.A., University of Iowa, 1971; M.F.A., University of Texas at San Antonio, 1979. Date of appointment, 2006.

Sandra Tonnsen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations. B.A., University of South Carolina, 1973; M.A.T., University of South Carolina, 1978; Ed.S., University of South Carolina, 1981; Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1982. Date of appointment, 2005.

Blair R. Tormey, M.S.

Lecturer of Geology. B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1996; M.S., University of North Carolina, 1997. Date of appointment, 2006.

Rey A. Trevino, Jr.

Assistant Professor of Business Law, Hospitality and Tourism, and Sport Management. B.S., M.Ed., Texas A & M University, 1991, 1994; Ed.D., University of Northern Colorado, 2001. Date of appointment, 2003.

David C. Trigg, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. B.S., Spring Hill College, 1971; M.D., University of Alabama, 1974. Date of appointment, 1985.

Laura Hall Trivette, M.S.

Instructor of Communication Sciences and Disorders. B.S., M.S., Western Carolina University, 1998, 2005. Date of appointment, 2007.

David Troy, M.S.

Visiting Instructor of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. B.A., St. Olaf College, 1971; M.S., University of Colorado, 1979. Date of appointment, 2007.

Maridy M. Troy, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Health, Physical Education. B.S., M.L.S., M.S., Ed.D., University of Alabama, 1971, 1980, 1988, 1992. Date of appointment, 2002.

Charles B. Tucker, M.S.N.

Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S., Western Carolina University, 1988; M.S.N., Gardner-Webb University, 2002. Date of appointment, 2004.

Chris M. Tuten, Ph.D.

Instructor of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. B.S., Western Illinois University, 1976; Specialist Degree in Psychology, Iowa State University, 1982; Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1990. Date of appointment, 2004.

James H. Ullmer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Accounting, Finance, Information Systems and Economics. B.A., M.E., University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, 1972, 1977; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1996. Date of appointment, 1999.

P. Bradley Ulrich, D.M.A.

Professor of Music. B.M., Florida State University, 1984; M.M., D.M.A., University of Illinois, 1986, 1989. Date of appointment, l989.

Kevin L. Unrath, M.L.S.

Head of Access Services and Assistant Professor, Hunter Library. B.A., New College of Florida, 1998; M.L.S., University of Illinois, 2000. Date of appointment, 2007.

Lori E. Unruh, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology. B.A., Wichita State University, 1979; M.S., Eastern Kentucky University, 1987; Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1994. Date of appointment, 2005.

Claire van der Plas, M.F.A.

Instructor of Art and Design, B.A., University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1989; B.F.A., M.F.A., University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, 1997, 2004. Date of appointment, 2008.

Lionel F. Villarroel

Research Scientist, Geosciences and Natural Resource Management. B.S., Universidad Autonoma Tomas Frias, 1986; M.S., Western Carolina University, 2005. Date of appointment, 2007.

Bart R. Voskuil, M.LI.S.

Reference Librarian/Environmental and Geosciences Liaison and Assistant Professor, Department of Library, B.A., University of Wisconsin at Green Bay, 1993; M.L.I.S., University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, 1986. Date of appointment, 2006.

Deborah F. Walter, M.S.

Instructor of Mathematics and Computer Science. B.A., Bryan College, 1980; NC Teaching Certificate, UNC-Asheville, 1982; M.S., Western Carolina University, 2004. Date of appointment, 2006.

Wen-Chun Wang, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Birth-Kindergarten/Human Services. B.A., Arizona State University, 1995; M.A., New York University, 1998; Ed.D., Loyola University at Chicago, 2005. Date of appointment, 2006.

Cheryl Waters-Tormey, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Geology. B.S., Duke University, 1995; M.S., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1999; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2003. Date of appointment, 2004.

Todd Watson, D.P.T.

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy. Physical Therapy Licensure: Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina. B.S., M.P.T., Idaho State University, 1989, 1991; D.P.T., University of St. Augustine, 2000. Date of appointment, 2002.

Deborah J. Webb, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Marketing and Business Law. B.B.A., Mercer University, 1988; M.B.A., Ph.D., Georgia State University, 1992, 1999. Date of appointment, 2006.

Gayle Maddox Wells, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. B.A., Carson-Newman College, 1991; M.E., M.S., University of South Carolina, 1992, 1997; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 2001. Date of appointment, 2006.

Keith Wells, M.S.N.

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. A.A., Guilford Technical Community College, 1996; B.S.N., Winston-Salem State University, 2000; M.S.N., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2006. Date of appointment, 2006.

*John Thomas West, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, College of Fine and Performing Arts; Band Director and Professor of Music. B.A., University of South Florida, 1976; M.M.E., Ph.D., Florida State University, 1982, 1985. Date of appointment, 1985.

Tonya Westbrook, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Social Work. B.S., B.S., Jacksonville State University, 1993; M.S., University of Cincinnati, 1998; Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2006. Date of appointment, 2007.

*David L. Westling, Ed.D.

Adelaide Worth Daniels Distinguished Professor of Special Education/Human Services. B.A.Ed., M.A.Ed., Ed.D., University of Florida, 1971, 1974, 1976. Date of appointment, 1997.

Julia Peden Whetmore, D.N.Sc.

Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N., The Medial University of South Carolina, 1978; M.N., Emory University, 1981; D.N.Sc., The Catholic University of America, 1991. Date of appointment, 2007.

Ramona Whichello, M.S.N.

Assistant Professor of Nursing, B.S.N., Western Carolina University, 1987; M.S.N., Emory University, 1991.  Date of appointment, 2008.

Barbara J. White, M.B.A.

Assistant Professor of Accounting, Finance, Information Systems and Economics. United States Peace Corps Training, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1987; B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1984; M.A.Ed., East Carolina University, 1999; M.B.A., East Carolina University, 2001. Date of appointment, 2005.

Betty M. White, M.A.T.

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences, B.S.M.T., University of Tennessee at Memphis, 1971; M.A.T., University of Memphis, 1987. Date of appointment, 2008.

**Hedy Judith White, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology. B.A., Skidmore College, 1963; M.A., California State University, 1978; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School, 1982. Date of appointment, 1983.

Karen Adeletti White, M.S.

Nutritionist in Health Services and Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. B.S., University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1994; M.S., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1996. Date of appointment, 1999.

Shara L. Whitford, M.A.

Lecturer of English. B.A., Carson-Newman College, 1992; M.A., Landcaster University, 1996. Date of appointment, 1998.

John F. Whitmire, Jr., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religion. B.A., Wake Forest University, 1997. M.A., Ph.D., Villanova University, 1999, 2005. Date of appointment, 2005.

Denise A. Wilfong, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. B.S., M.H.S., Western Carolina University, 1994, 2000. Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 2009. Date of appointment, 2001.

Dolores Willey, Ed.S.

Assistant Professor of Business Administration and Law, and Sport Management. B.A., Maryville College, 1974; J.D., University of Tennessee, 1977; Ed.S., Appalachian State University, 2004. Date of appointment, 2004.

John A. Williams, Ph.D. 

 Director of Forensic Anthropology; Professor of Anthropology. B.S., Lake Erie College, 1975; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1976, 1980. Date of appointment, 2003.

Mitchell Williams, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations. B.A., Hamilton College, 1988; M.A., Georgetown University, 1980; M.A.Ed., Western Carolina University, 1998; Ed.D., North Carolina State University, 2001. Date of appointment, 2004.

Ralph Houston Willis, M.A.

Associate Professor of Mathematics. B.S., M.A., Middle Tennessee State University, 1964, 1966. Date of appointment, 1968.

Mark Wilson, Ph.D.

Director, Forensic Science Program. B.S., Azusa-Pacific College, 1979; M.S., California State University, 1983; Ph.D., George Mason University, 2004.  Date of appointment, 2008.

Pavel Wlosok, M.M.

Assistant Professor in Music. B. M., M. M., University of North Texas, 1998, 2000. Date of appointment, 2002.

Stephen Wohlrab, M.M.

Assistant Professor of Music. B.M.E., Berklee College of Music, 1977; M.M., University of Miami, 1987. Date of appointment, 2006.

Mesfin Woldeyohannes, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Physics, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Toronto, Canada, 1986, 1995, 2001. Date of appointment, 2005.

Susan L. Barbour Wood, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Geosciences and Natural Resources. B.S., Ph.D., Virginia Tech, 1997, 2006; M.S., University of Cincinnati, M.S., 2002. Date of appointment, 2007.

*Laura L. Wright, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of English. B.A., Appalachian State University, 1992; M.A., East Carolina University, 1995; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 2004. Date of appointment, 2005.

Weiguo Yang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Engineering and Technology. B.S., M.S., University of Science and Technology of China, 1992, 1997; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University, 1997, 1999. Date of appointment, 2007.

Paul M. Yanik, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Engineering and Technology. B.S., M.S., North Carolina University, 1989, 1995. Date of appointment, 2005.

Murat Yazan, M.A.

Lecturer of English. A.A., A-B Technical Community College, 1991; B.A., UNC- Asheville, 1994; M.A., Western Carolina University, 2001. Date of appointment, 2002.

Hong (Windy) Yin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Global Management and Strategy. B.E., Tianjin University, 1992; M.B.A., Tsinghua University, 2000; Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas, 2005. Date of appointment, 2005.

Marc R. Yops, M.A.

Associate Professor of Interior Design. A.F.A., Monroe County Community College, 1969; B.A., M.A., Michigan State University, 1971, 1973. Date of appointment, 1992.

Alessia R. Zanin-Yost, M.L.I.S.

Reference Librarian/Visual and Performing Arts Liaison and Assistant Professor, Hunter Library. B.A., California State University, 1997; M.A., University of California at Davis, 2000; M.L.I.S., San Jose State University, 2003. Date of appointment, 2005.

Pamela Young, Ed.D.

Instructor of Business Administration. B.S., Bowling Green State University, 1981; M.S., St. Thomas University, 1983; Ed.D., University of Miami, 2001. Date of appointment, 2007.

Robert S. Young, Ph.D.

Professor of Geology. B.S., College of William and Mary, 1987; M.S., University of Maine, 1990; Ph.D., Duke University, 1995. Date of appointment, 1997.

Shawna C. Young-Garcia

EPA Non-Teaching (24 days AL), Director of Student Outreach and Assessment. Date of appointment, 2008.

*Steven Peter Yurkovich, Ph.D.

Professor of Geology. B.S., University of Dayton, 1966; Sc.M., Ph.D., Brown University, 1968, 1972. Date of appointment, 1971.

Jayne E. Zanglein, J.D.

Assistant Professor of Business Administration and Law, and Sport Management. BME, Berklee College of Music, 1975; J.D., SUNY at Buffalo, 1980. Date of appointment, 2005.

James Zhiming Zhang, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, Kimmel School of Construction Management and Technology; Associate Professor of Engineering and Technology. B.S.E., Hunan University, 1986; M.A., Indiana University, 1993; M.S.E., Ph.D., Purdue University, 1993, 2002. Date of appointment, 2003.

Tracy L. Zontek, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. B.S., Clarkson University, 1992; M.S.P.H., UNC-Chapel Hill, 1994; Ph.D., University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2006. Date of appointment, 2003.

Elisa Marie Zuber, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy. B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1979; M.S., Radford University, 1990; PhD, University of Central Arkansas, 2005. Date of appointment, 2008.

* Member of the Graduate Faculty
** Part-time appointment
*** On leave

 

Part-Time Faculty

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Department of Anthropology and Sociology
Lisa J. Lefler
J. Irene Moser

Christopehr Boan-Lenze

Department of Applied Criminology
William Hollingsed
Glenn E. Robinson

Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations
Cynthia Callaway
Gene C. Couch Jr.
Elizabeth Gray
Sandra Mazza
S. Ivan Randolph
K. Gary Waddell

Department of Elementary and Middle Grades Education
Louise Burrell
Frank Burrell
Diane Chadwick
Catherine Childress
Dan DeHart
Jacqueline Hampton
Knox Hardin
Linda Holcomb
Kathryn Kantz
Julia Leatherwood
Jane Markley
Faye May
Patsy Morgan
Lynn Spain
Leslie Dougherty
Zora Rhodes
Carlann Scherping
James Sorrells

Department of Geosciences and Natural Resources
Kenneth Hollingsworth

Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
Kent Briggs
John E. Duncan
Sam E. Fowlkes
Leigh Hilger

Jackie Moore

David Reeves
Otto H. Spilker
Heidi Turlington

Department of History
Cletus Fortwendel
Sue Abram

Department of Human Services
Beth Baxley
Alecia Fischer
Mary Ford
Lori Gilbert
Chet McKee
Laura Moushey
Kathy D. Norris
Julie Ogletree
Kathleen Pierce
Holly Rowan
Dale G. Wachowiak

Hunter Library
Edward Cohen
Amy Graham
Marcella Huguelot

Department of Management and International Business
Dennis Hull
Mike Quinn

Department of Marketing and Business Law
Jana Allison
Ken Fromknechht
Andrew Goldburg
William McClendon

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Rudy Beharrysingh

Department of Modern Foreign Languages
Magaly Uribe DeCastro
Larry Fox
Susan Larmon
Laura Pinnix

Department of Philosophy and Religion

Dan Boyd
Amy McKenzie
Carrie McLachlin
jeffrey Vickery

Department of Political Science and Public Affairs
Mark Crawford
Vera Guise
Michael O’Neil

Jeffrey Richardson

Paul Dezendorf

Department of Psychology
Kimberly Castano
James C. Cruise
Mary Ellen Griffin
Ken Gomez
Deborah Hart
Mike Razdhr
Terry Sloan
Donna J. Winslow

Department of Social Work
Judy LeRoy

Department of Stage and Screen
Amy Dowling
Amy Jaques
Alexandra Barnes
 

School of Art and Design
William Clements
Fitzallen Eldridge
Susan Martin
Ramonray Menze
Barbara Nussdorfer-Eblen
Kelly Popoff
George Rector
Claire Vander Plas
 

School of Health Sciences
Jane E. Coates
Sarah Colby
Nancy Crawford
Deborah Davis
Sally J. Feltner
Marianne Hollis
Steven Honbarger
Kathryn Nichols
Rosalyn H. Robinson
Lois Setzer
Barry Street
Lawrence Supik
Randall A. Turpin
Nancy Lee Williams

School of Music
Maura Colvin
Larry Black
Don Miller
Bill Heningbaum
David Coinn
Joy Shea
Elliott Wadopian
 

 

School of Nursing
Jean McGuire

   
     

 

Adjunct Faculty

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Lacy H. Thornburg, J.D.
Adjunct Professor of Political Science and Applied Criminology. Former Attorney General of North Carolina. Date of appointment, 1993.

Mary Jo Allen, Ph.D.
Adjunct Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations. Director, North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching. Date of appointment, 1997.

Jack Allison, M.D.
Adjunct Professor of Health Sciences. EMS researcher, educator, author and administrator. Date of appointment, 2006.

Barbara Bell, M.A.Ed.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing. Date of appointment, 1993.

Richard E. Blalock, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology. Supervisor, Psychological Services, Buncombe County Schools. Date of appointment, 1994.

Wesley D. Bonds, Ph.D
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Chemistry. Date of appointment 2001.

Alesia Carpenter, M.S.
Adjunct Assistant Professor in Nursing. Director, New Patient Simulation Lab through the Duke Endowment. Date of appointment, 2005.

Jonathan A. Coddington, Ph.D.
Adjunct Research Professor in Biology. Research Scientist and Curator, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Date of appointment, 1991.

John DiBari, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor in Geosciences and Natural Resources Management. Dr. DiBari has two grant funded research projects administered by Western Carolina University. Date of appointment, 2006.

Gerald Doering, Ph.D.
Adjunct Associate Professor in Educational Leadership and Foundations. Coordinator of Curriculum and Testing, K-12, Cherokee Central School. Date of appointment, 1994.

Kendall A. Gilligan, M.D.
Adjunct Professor of Health Sciences. Emergency Medicine, Harris Regional Hospital. Date of appointment, 1996.

Hettie Garland, Ed.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing. Director of Regional Education Program, Mountain Area Health Education Center. Date of appointment, 1980.

Kathryn Greeley, M.S.
Adjunct Instructor of Human Environmental Sciences. Owner, Noland Interiors, Inc. Date of appointment, 1985.

Deborah Green, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. Manager for Medical and Scientific Affairs in the Molecular Division of Roche Diagnostics Corporation. Date of appointment, 2003.

Ed D. Hamlin, Ph.D.
Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychology. Date of appointment, 2003.

Lou Hammond, M.S.N.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing. Vice President of Operations, Women and Children’s Health Services and Nurse Executive, Mission-St. Joseph’s Health System. Date of appointment, 1997.

Todd Hatley, M.H.A.
Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. Research Assistant Professor and PreMIS Clinical Research Associate Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Date of appointment, 2003.

Seth Hawkins, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. Associate Editor of Wilderness Medicine magazine. Burke County Emergency Medical Services Assistant Medical Director of Special Operations.

Robert P. Higgins, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor of Biology. Curator, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Date of appointment, 1989.

Norman Hoffman, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor of Psychology. B.S., University of Illinois, 1966; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1976.

Joseph Hurt, M.D.
Adjunct Associate Professor of Health Sciences. Director of Pathology, Harris Regional Hospital. Date of appointment, 1985.

Tanom Intarakumnerd, Ed.D.
Adjunct Professor of Education. Director of Planning Division, Department of Teacher Education, Ministry of Education, Thailand. Date of appointment, 1991.

 

Lee Isley, M.B.A.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. Vice President for Strategic Services at WestCare Health System in Sylva. Date of appointment, 2002.

Annette L. Jacobs, M.S.
Adjunct Instructor of Recreational Therapy. Asheville YMCA. Date of appointment, 1985.

Karen Kandl, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biology. Renowned Ecologist. Date of appointment, 2006.

Randy Kearns, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. Director of FirstHealth of the Carolinas in Pinehurst, North Carolina. Date of appointment, 2002.

Robin M. Kowalski, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor of Psychology. Faculty member at Clemson University. Date of appointment, 2004.

Lisa Leatherwood, M.S.N.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing. Director of Nursing, Silver Bluff. Date of appointment, 1997.

Lisa J. Lefler, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor in Anthropology and Sociology. Assistant Professor/Adjunct Faculty at the University of Oklahoma, Department of Anthropology. Date of appointment, 2000.

Nina Marable, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. Date of appointment, 2006.

Melvin Marx, Ph.D.
Adjunct Research Professor of Psychology. Distinguished Professor at WCU. Date of appointment, 1991.

Henderson McGinnis, M.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Sciences
Clinical Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Wake Forest University
Medical Director for Air Care Critical Care Transport, Winston-Salem and Wilkes County EMS Date of appointment, 2007.

Roger Metcalf, Ed.D.
Adjunct Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations. Director, Regional Educational Service Association. Date of appointment, 1995.

Sheila Price, M.S.
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing. Vice President of Nursing, Harris Regional Hospital. Date of appointment 1997.

David Reeves, M.Ed.
Instructor of Health Sciences. Department Chair of Emergency Medical Science, Guilford Technical Community College. Date of appointment, 2003.

G. Chase Robinson, M.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. Member of the anesthesiology group at Harris Regional Hospital. Date of appointment, 2002.

William L. Selby, M.D.
Adjunct Professor of Health Sciences. Physician, Harris Regional Hospital. Date of appointment, 1996.

Paul Super
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biology. Director of the Appalachian Highlands Learning Center at Purchase Knob in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Date of appointment, 2006.

Gary R. Wein, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biology. Executive Director of the Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust. Date of appointment, 2006.

Richard Williams, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing and the College of Applied Sciences/Gerontology and Palliative care. Date of appointment, 2004.

Olin R. Wood, Ed.D.
Adjunct Professor of Education. Vice President of Instructional Services, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College. Date of appointment, 1982.

 

Emeriti

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John Adams, Ph.D.  

Professor of Management and International Business

Maynard F. Adams, Ed.D.  

Professor of Engineering Technology

J.C. Alexander  

Professor of Communication and Theatre Arts

J. Harold Anderson, Ed.D.  

Professor of Education

Silas Stuart Anderson, Ph.D.  

Professor of Psychology

William L. Anderson, Ph.D.  

Professor of History

Joseph Y. Bassett Jr., Ph.D.  

Professor of Chemistry and Physics

John A. Beegle, Ph.D.  

Professor of Accountancy, Finance, and Entrepreneurship

John L. Bell Jr., Ph.D.  

Professor of History

June P. Benson  

Professor of Health and Human Performance

Richard C. Berne, Ed.D.  

Professor of Chemistry

Harold Hench Bixler, Ph.D.  

Professor of Education and Psychology

Richard C. Bruce, Ph.D.  

Professor of Biology

James G. Bryant, Ed.D.  

Professor of Health and Human Performance

Alvin Guy Burchfiel, Ed.D.  

Professor of Education

Charles C. Burrell, M.S.  

Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

James E. Byer, Ph.D.  

Professor of English

Barbara H. Capps, Ed.D.  

Professor of Elementary Education and Reading

Mable S. Carlyle, M.N.  

Professor of Nursing

Gurney E. Chambers, Ph.D.  

Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations

William L. Chovan, Ph.D.  

Professor of Psychology

Lewis E. Cloud, Ed.D.  

Professor of Administration, Curriculum, and Instruction

Edward S. Cohen  

Professor of Hunter Library

Barbara Cosper, Ph.D.  

Professor of Health Sciences

Wilma Baker Cosper, Ed.D.  

Professor of Home Economics

Myron L. Coulter, Ed.D.  

Professor of Education

Frederick A. Coyle, Ph.D.  

Professor of Biology

Richard S. Craddock, Ed.D.  

Professor of Elementary Education and Reading

Vivian L. Deitz, Ph.D.  

Professor of Nursing

George W. DeSain, Ed.D.  

Professor of Kimmel School of Construction Management, Engineering and Technology

James Ralph DeVane, Ed.D.  

Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

J. Michael Dolan, Ph.D.  

Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

James Dooley, Ph.D.  

Professor of Music

Paul S. Flynn, Ed.D.  

Professor of Education

Jerry L. Friesner, M.Ed.  

Professor of Industrial Education and Technology

Paul M. Haberland, Ph.D.  

Professor of Modern Foreign Languages

William G. Haemmel, J.D.  

Professor of Business Law

Jim Tudder Hamilton, Ed.D.  

Professor of Health and Human Performance

Frederick W. Harrison, Ph.D.  

Professor of Biology

Helen Marion Hartshorn, Ed.D.  

Professor of Health and Human Performance

Patrick A. Hays, Ph.D.  

Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship

Richard Haynes, Ed.D.  

Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations

William R. Higgins  

Professor of English

Lawrence J. Hill, Ph.D.  

Professor of Communication and Theatre Arts

Nell W. Holtzclaw, M.A.  

Professor of English

Arden Horstman, Ph.D.  

Professor of Geology

James H. Horton, Ph.D.  

Professor of Biology

Jeanne Howe, Ph.D.  

Professor of Nursing

Ellerd M. Hulbert  

Professor of History

James W. Hunter, D.B.A.  

Professor of Computer Information Systems

Samuel Aaron Hyatt, Ph.D.  

Professor of Higher Education

Elizabeth C. James, M.S.  

Professor of Science Education

M. Marilyn Jody, Ph.D.  

Professor of English

Michael P. Jones, Ph.D.  

Professor of Philosophy and Religion

Nancy Joyner, Ph.D.  

Professor of English

William D. Kane, Jr., Ph.D.  

Professor of Management and International Business

Isaac Perry Kelly, Ed.D.  

Professor of Art

William J. Kirwan, M.S.L.S.  

Professor of Hunter Library

Joseph Ballard Klerlein, Ph.D   Professor of Mathematics and Computer Sciences 
Lawrence Kolenbrander, Ph.D.  

Professor of Geosciences and Natural Resources

Lester L. Laminack, Ed.D.  

Professor of Birth-Kindergarten, Elementary and Middle Grades Education

William Robert Latimer, M.A.  

Professor of Political Science and Public Affairs

Raymond Ledford, M.S.W.  

Professor of Social Work

Eleanor W. Lofquist, Ed.S.  

Professor of Elementary Education and Reading

Clifford R. Lovin, Ph.D.  

Professor of History

Roger H. Lumb, Ph.D.  

Professor of Biology

John McFadden, Ph.D.  

Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations

Virgie Mahaffey McIntyre, C.A.S.  

Professor of Elementary Education

Mary Hunter Maginnis, M.P.H.  

Professor of Health and Human Performance

Henry R. Mainwaring, Ph.D.  

Professor of Biology

J. Ronald Marshall, M.S.  

Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

William W. Medaris, M.S.  

Professor of Kimmel School of Construction Management, Engineering and Technology

Lee H. Minor, Ph.D.  

Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

Scott Wayne Minor, Ph.D.  

Professor of Psychology

Ted C. Moody, M.S.  

Professor of Chemistry and Physics

Allen M. Moore, Ph.D.  

Professor of Biology

James M. Morrow Jr., Ph.D.  

Professor of Counselor Education

E. Lawrence Morton, Ph.D.  

Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

James Karl Nicholas, Ph.D.  

Professor of English

James R. Nicholl, Ph.D.  

Professor of English

Arnold Monsted Nielsen, Ed.D.  

Professor of Industrial Education and Technology

Yvonne Saddler Nielsen, Ed.S.  

Professor of Human Services

Nicholas John Norgaard, Ph.D.  

Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

Baxter Norton, M.A.  

Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

Harriet Parker, B.S.Ed.  

Retired Registrar

Betty J. Peele  

Professor of Health and Human Performance

Susan C. Persons, M.A.Ed.  

Professor of Health and Human Performance

Arthur Henry Pilch, Ed.D.  

Professor of Health and Human Performance

Robert B. Pittman, Ph.D.  

Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations

Gary L. Pool, Ph.D.  

Professor of Chemistry and Physics

John Dale Pounds  

Professor of Engineering and Technology

Harry E. Ramsey, M.S.W.  

Professor of Social Work

Robert G. Ray, Ed.D.  

Professor of Health and Human Performance

George W. Reeser, Ph.D.  

Professor of Industrial Education and Technology

Richard McKinley Renfro, Ed.D.  

Professor of Music

Jerry A. Rice Jr., Ed.D.  

Professor of Education

Robert M. Rigdon, Ed.D.  

Professor of Human Services

MacDaniel Robinson, M.A.  

Professor of Health and Human Performance

Jane Bolton Schulz, Ed.D.  

Professor of Education

Gerald Schwartz, Ph.D.  

Professor of History

Bobby N. Setzer, M.A.Ed.  

Professor of Industrial Education and Technology

Gary Smith, Ph.D.  

Professor of Health Sciences

Hanson H. Smith  

Professor of Management

Daniel Southern, M.S.  

Professor of Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Otto H. Spilker, P.E.D.  

Professor of Health and Human Performance

Wilson M. Stahl, M.S.L.S.   Chief Information Officer and Associate Provost for Information Services
Keith Thomas Stephens, Ph.D.  

Professor of Marketing

Judith M. Stillion, Ph.D.  

Professor of Psychology

Betty W. Suhre  

Professor of Health and Human Performance

Lewis Franklin Sutton, Ph.D.  

Professor of Modern Foreign Language

Reuben Joseph Swanson, Ph.D.  

Professor of Religion

Charles R. Taylor, M.Ed.  

Professor of Criminal Justice

C. Claude Teagarden, J.D.  

Professor of Accounting and Information Systems

David Teague, Ph.D.  

Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

John Pelham Thomas, Ph.D.  

Professor of Mathematics

James P. W. Thompson, Ph.D.  

Professor of Art and Design

Robert Richard Trevarthen Jr., M.M.  

Professor of Music

Ralph Triplette, Ph.D.  

Professor of Geography

Philip T. Wade, Ph.D.  

Professor of English

John H. Wakeley, Ph.D.  

Professor of Psychology

James W. Wallace, Ph.D.  

Professor of Biology

Joe Walters, Ed.D.  

Professor, Educational Leadership and Foundations

Francis M. Webster Jr., Ph.D.  

Professor of Management

Dan Wells, M.S.  

Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

Jerry L. West, Ph.D.  

Professor of Biology

Harry R. White, Ph.D.  

Professor of Economics

Martha B. White, M.A.  

Professor of Nursing

Samuel Edwin White, Ed.S.  

Professor of Industrial Education and Technology

Bert Lloyd Wiley, M.A.  

Professor of Music

Max Ray Williams, Ph.D.  

Professor of History

Harold J. Williford, Ed. D   Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
Minor Paul Wilson, M.A.Ed.  

Professor of Education

Curtis Wood, Ph.D.  

Professor of History

Royce Stanley Woosley, Ph.D.  

Professor of Chemistry and Physics

C. Paul Wright, Ph.D.  

Professor of Biology

Kathleen Sandquist Wright, Ph. D.   Professor of Communication
Mary M. Youmans, M.Ln.  

Professor of Hunter Library

Lillian Bird Zachary, Ed.D.  

Professor of Elementary Education

 

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