ARCHIVED 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 18, 2018  
ARCHIVED 2007-2008 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.

Assistant Professor of Marketing and Business Law. 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.

J. Padraig Acheson, M.F.A.

Director, Studio Operations/Assistant Professor of Communication, Theatre, and Dance. A.B., Pfeiffer University, 1968; M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2003. Date of appointment, 2002.

*Shawn Kevin Acheson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology. B.A., North Carolina State University, 1988; M.A., Western Carolina University, 1992; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, 1997. Date of appointment, 1998.

Andrew Adams, Ph.D.

Assistant Director of Music. B.A., University of Missouri, 1988; M.A., University of Illinois, 1990; Ph.D., University of Colorage, 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.

Assistant 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.

Department Head and 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., Jacksonville State University, 1987; B.S.Ed., 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 Finance. 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 Anantatmul, D.Sc.

Assistant Professor of Project Management. B.S., Andhra University, 1977; M.S., D.Sc., George Washington University, 1995, 2004. Date of appointment, 2005.

Robert Anderson, M.I.E.

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.

Arledge Armenaki, B.P.A.

Associate Professor (Cinematography). 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 Business Computer Information Systems/Economics. B.S., M.S., University of Tennessee, 1963, 1965; Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1973. Date of appointment, 2006.

Fred Atkinson, III, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Kimmel School of Construction Management and Technology. Associate of Science Degree, Stratford College, 2001; Associate of Science Degree, Midlands Technical College, 1976; B.S, National-Louis University, 1994; M.S., The John Hopkins University, 1997. Date of appointment, 2005.

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.

Lydia A. Aydlett, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology. B.S., Catawba College, 1973; M.A., Western Carolina University, 1975; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1989. Date of appointment, 2003.

E. Kevin Ayers, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance. B.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte, 1986; M.Ed., The Citadel, 1989; Ed.D., Florida State University, 1997. Date of appointment, 1998.

Stephen Michael Ayers, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Theatre Arts. B.A., Maryville College, 1975; M.A., University of Houston at Clear Lake, 1981; Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1988. Date of appointment, 1985.

Jacob Babb, M.A.
Instructor of English. B.A., Western Carolina University, 2003; M.A., Western Carolina University, 2005. Date of appointment, 2005.

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.

*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 Dean, College of Business and Associate Professor of Business 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.

*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.

Associate Professor of Theatre Arts. B.A., M.A., Indiana University, 1966, 1969; Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1984. Date of appointment, 1971.

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

Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance. B.S., Presbyterian College, 1982; M.Ed., Vanderbilt University, 1996; Ph.D., Florida State University, 1997. Date of appointment, 2002.

*Barbara Halliwill Bell, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Birth-Kindergarten, Elementary and Middle Grades Education and Director of the Reading Center. B.S., Northeast Missouri State University, 1971; M.Ed., Ed.S., Ph.D., University of Missouri, 1981, 1982, 1995. Date of appointment, 1992.

Travis Bennett, Ph.D.

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

Bruce D. Berger, J.D.

Assistant Professor of Marketing and Business Law. 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, 2001.

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 Birth-Kindergarten, 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.

Department Head of Human Services and 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, 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.

Michael W. Boyd, D.B.A.

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

*Richard Lewis Boyer, M.F.A.

Professor of English. B.A., Denison University, 1965; M.F.A., University of Iowa, 1968. Date of appointment, 1988.

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.

Assistant 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 Birth-Kindergarten, 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.

Donna T. Brock, M.S.N.

Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N., University of Kentucky, 1981; M.S.N., University of Virginia, 1983. Date of appointment, 2007.

*William D. Brotherton, Ph.D.

Associate 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 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.

Cynthia A. Brown, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Applied Criminology. B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi at Hattiesburg, 1989, 2005, 2005; J.D., Mississippi College School of Law, 1991. Date of appointment, 2006.

Jane L. Brown, M.A.

Instructor of Anthropology and Sociology. B.S., University of South Carolina at Columbia, 1969; M.A., Western Carolina University, 1995. Date of appointment, 2003.

Susan Brown-Strauss, M.F.A.

Department Head and Professor of Communication, Theatre, and Dance. 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.

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.

Ann Marie Buchanan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology. B.A., Saint Mary’s College, 1991; Ph.D. Northwestern University, 1998. Date of appointment 2006.

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.

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.

Kenneth A. Burbank, Ph.D.

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

Debra Burke, J.D.

Department Head, Department of Marketing and Business Law 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.

Jane A. Burns, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Nursing. RN Diploma, Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing, 1962; B.S.N., Kent State University, 1988; M.N., University of South Carolina, 1993; Ph.D., Argosy University, 2003. Date of appointment, 1999.

*James W. Busbin, Ph.D.

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

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.

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

*Joan Falconer Byrd, M.F.A.

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

Todd Campbell, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Music. Certificate, Omega School of Recording Arts and Sciences, 1989; B.A., M.S., West Virginia University, 1993, 1997. Date of appointment 2006.

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

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

Betty Gwen Carlton, M.S.N.

Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N., Belmont University, 1990; M.S.N., Vanderbilt University, 1994. Date of appointment, 2006.

*Calvin Dale Carpenter, Ed.D.

Associate Dean of Education and Allied Professions and 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 Entrepreneurship. B.S., Duke University, 1980; M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1996, 2004. Date of appointment, 2005.

Edward L. Case, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations. B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., Clemson University, 1990, 1998, 2003. Date of appointment, 2003.

Michael Alan Caudill, M.A.

Instructor of Communication, Theatre and Dance. 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.

Stephanie L. Ceraso, M.A.

Lecturer of English. B.A., Washington and Jefferson College, 2004; M.A., University of Vermont, 2006. Date of appointment, 2006.

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.

Cassandra R. Chambliss, M.A.

Lecturer of English. B.A., Western Carolina University, 1994; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2001. Date of appointment 2006.

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.

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.

Assistant 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.

Katherine Anne Cipriano, M.A.

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

Danial Lester Clapper, Ph.D.

Department Head of Business Computer Information Systems and Economics, and Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems. B.A., Purdue University, 1985; Ph.D., Georgia State University, 1991. Date of appointment, 1996.

Cheryl C. Clark, M.S.N.

Assistant Professor of Nursing. Licensure: North Carolina Registered Nurse; Ohio Registered Nurse; ANA Medical-Surgical Certification; Associate Degree, Indiana Central University, 1968; B.S.N., Evansville University, 1976; M.S.N, California State University, 1981. Date of appointment, 2002.

Darryl Clark, M.A.

Assistant Professor of Communication, Theatre and Dance. B.A., Columbia College, 1986; M.A., SUNY College at Brockport, 2005. Date of appointment 2006.

*David B. Claxton, Ed.D.

Department Head and Professor of Health and Human Performance. 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.

*Victoria Clement, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History. B.A., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1992; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University, 2001, 2005. Date of appointment, 2006.

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.

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.

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

Debra L. Connelly, M.A.

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

Donald W. Connelly, M.A.

Director of Electronic Media and Associate Professor of Communication, Theatre, and Dance. 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.

*Christopher A. Cooper, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor in Political Science. B.A., Winthrop University, 1997; M.A., University of Tennessee, 1999; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 2002. Date of appointment, 2002.

*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.

Benjamin M. Coulter, Ed.D.

Director, Instructional Technology and Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership and Foundations. B.S., Idaho State University, Pocatello, 1985; M.S., Western Carolina University, 1994; Ed.D., NC State University, Raleigh, 2004. 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.

Michael Woodrow Courtney, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Physics. B.S., Louisianna State University, 1989; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1995. Date of appointment, 2006.

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.

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.

Assistant 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.

Linda P. Culpepper, M.A.

Lecturer of History. B.A., M.A., Western Carolina University, 1992, 1998. Date of appointment, 2005.

*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.

Beth A. Davidson, M.E.

Assistant Professor of Accountancy, Finance and Entrepreneurship. B.S., University of Minnesota, 1995; M.B.A., M.E., Western Carolina University, 2004, 2006. Date of appointment, 2006.

*Ellis Duane Davis, Ph.D.

Professor of Applied Criminology. B.A., West Georgia College, 1969; M.Ed., University of Georgia, 1973; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi, 1980. Date of appointment, 1984.

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.

Eliza Labouisse Dean, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Birth-Kindergarten, Elementary and Middle Grades Education. B.A., Cornell University, 1988; M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1992, 2000. Date of appointment, 2002.

*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.

Magaly DeCastro, M.Ed.

Instructor of Modern Foreign Language. B.S., M.Ed., University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1981, 1993. Date of appointment, 2003.

Mary Beth DeConinck, M.B.A.

Instructor of Marketing. B.S.B.A., M.B.A., Central Missouri State University, 1983, 1984. Date of appointment, 2006.

James B. DeConinck, Ph.D.

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.

*Mary Diane Deck, Ph.D.

Professor of Counseling/Human Services. B.A., Appalachian State University, 1971; M.Ed., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1974; M.A.Ed., Western Carolina University, 1982; Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1986. Date of appointment, 1990.

Paula Demonet, M.A.

Instructor of Health and Human Performance. Professional Security/Law Enforcement Training; B.B.A., Manhattan College, 1968; M.A., Salve Regina University, 1998. Date of appointment, 2006.

*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.

Alexandra D. DeSiato, M.A.

Lecturer of English. B.A., Florida State University, 2001; M.A., Appalachian State University, 2004. Date of appointment, 2004.

*Sloan E. Despeaux, Ph.D.

Assistant 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.

*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 DeWitt, M.F.A.

Museum Director, Fine and Performing Arts Center, and Associate Professor in Art. B.A., M.A., Western Illinois University; M.F.A., Illinois State University, 1979. Date of appointment, 2003.

Paul Dezendorf, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor in Social Work. M.B.A., The State University of New Jersey, 1979; Graduate Certificate, M.S., Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1994, 1995, 1998. Date of appointment, 2006.

Lynn G. Dillard, Ph.D.

Instructor, of Birth-Kindergarten, Elementary and Middle Grades Education. B.A., Mercer University, 1968; M.A.T., Ph.D., 1974, 1993; Emory University. Date of appointment, 2006.

Brian D. Dinkelmeyer, Ph.D.

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

*James Michael Dolan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics. B.A., Christian Brothers College, 1959; M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1962, 1967. Date of appointment, 1973.

*Sharon F. Dole, Ph.D.

Assistant 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.

Jeanne E. Dorle, J.D.

Assistant Professor of Project Management. 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.

Dean, College of Education and Allied Professions and 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/Human Services. B.S., M.S., University of Minnesota, 1966, 1982; Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1996. Date of appointment, 1999.

*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.

William Lee Dulaney, Ph.D.

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

Jeanne R. 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.

Duane D. Dunlap, Ed.D.

Interim Dean of Kimmel School of Construction Management and Technology and Professor of Engineering and Technology. B.S., Ohio State University, 1982; M.S., Louisiana State University, 1985; Ed.D., Virginia Tech, 1990. Date of appointment, 2001.

Linda Kelley Eargle, M.I.E.

Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education and Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy . A.A., Dayton Beach Junior College, 1964; B.S., University of Florida, 1966; M.I.E., Clemson University, 1988. Date of appointment, 2001.

Jane M. Eastman, Ph.D.

Assistant 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.

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

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..

Assistant Professor of History. B.A., Kennesaw State University, 1998. Date of appointment, 2006.

Claire T. Eye, M.F.A.

Assistant Professor of Communication, Theatre, and Dance. 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 Birth-Kindergarten, 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.

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

Lauren E. Faulkenberry, M.F.A.

Lecturer of English. B.F.A., Washington University in St. Louis, 2000; M.F.A. Georgia College and State University, 2006. Date of appointment, 2006.

Sally J. Feltner, Ph.D.

Instructor of Health Sciences. B.S., Miami University, 1958; M.S., Rivier College, 1974; Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University, 1988. Date of appointment, 2003.

*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.

Assistant 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.

*Martin A. Fischer, Ph.D.

Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders/Human Services. B.A., University of California, 1974; M.S., Central Washington University, 1979; Ph.D., University of Oregon, 1983. Date of appointment, 1992.

Frederick H. Fisher, M.P.A.

Instructor of Political Science and Public Affairs. AAS, Southwestern Community College, 1995; B.S., M.P.A., Western Carolina University, 1997, 1999. Date of appointment, 2003.

Teresa L. Folger, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Birth-Kindergarten, 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, M.E.

Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering and Technology. 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, 2004.

Janet C. Ford, J.D.

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

Steven D. Forst, M.S.

Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing. Licensure, North Carolina Registered Nurse; Indiana Registered Nurse Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist; 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 English. A.B., University of Chicago, 1970. Date of appointment, 2005.

Hartwell Sweeney Francis, Ph.D.

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, Birth-Kindergarten, 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.

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.

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.

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.

Terry L. Gibson, D.S.W.

Associate Professor of Social Work. B.A., D.S.W., University of Alabama, 1962, 1980; M.S.W., Florida State University, 1965. Date of appointment, 1995.

*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.

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.

Creighton Sossomon 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., Special Education, Appalachian State University, 1978, 1982. Date of appointment, 2005.

Cynthia J. Grantz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Sciences. B.S., University of Texas, Pan American, 1987; M.S., Ph.D., University of Texas at Arrlington, 2003, 2005. Date of appointment, 2006.

Karen A. Greenstone, M.A.

Lecturer of English. B.A., Newcomb College, 1972; M.A. Tulane University, 1974; M.A.T., School for International Training, 1997. Date of appointment, 2006.

*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.

Mary E. Griffin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology. B.S., Wheaton College, 1980; M.A., Episcopal Divinity School, 1986; Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1997. 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.

Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance. 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.

Associate Professor of 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.

Inhyuck “Steve” Ha, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of 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.

Patricia B. Hackett, M.A.

Assistant Professor of Modern Foreign Languages. B.S., Universidad Santa Maria La Antigua, 1994; M.A., Portland State University, 2003. Date of appointment, 2006.

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.

Brian P. Hall, M.F.A.

Lecturer of English. B.A., Mount Union College, 2000; M.A., Youngstown State University, 2003; M.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2006. Date of appointment 2006.

*Jane Smith Hall, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Birth-Kindergarten, Elementary and Middle Grades Education. B.S., Western Carolina University, 1967; M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1968, 1983. Date of appointment, 1983.

*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.

Leah K. Hampton, M.A.

Instructor of English. B.A., Southern Illinois University, 1994; M.A., Western Carolina University, 2001. Date of appointment, 2006.

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.

Leah K. Hampton, M.A.

Instructor of English. B.A., Southern Illinois University, 1994; M.A., Western Carolina University, 2001. Date of appointment, 2001.

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.

Instructor of Communication, Theatre, and Dance. B.S., M.A., Louisiana State University, 1973, 1975. Date of appointment, 2003.

*Richard Morrill Haynes, Ed.D.

Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations. B.S., Florida Southern College, 1967; M.S., Rollins College, 1970; Ed.D., Duke University, 1978. Date of appointment, 1988.

Jeanne P. Heath, M.Ed.

Instructor of Mathematics and Computer Sciences. 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.

Scott Heggen, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Engineering and Technology. B.S., M.S., Western Carolina University, 2005, 2006. Date of appointment, 2007.

Erik Lowell Heiny, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics. B.S., Colorado State University, 1992; M.S., Michigan State University, 1994. Ph.D., University of North Colorado, 1994. Date of appointment, 2006.

Dennis F. Hembree, Ed.S.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics. B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1974; M.S., Georgia State University, 1981; Ed.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1991, 2006. Date of appointment, 2006.

Patricia A. Hembree, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Geosciences. B.S., Emory University, 1973; M.Ed., West Georgia College, 1992; Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2005. 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.

Eric R. Hendrix, M.A.

Lecturer of English. A.A.S., Southwestern Community College, 1987; B.A., M.A., Western Carolina University, 2003, 2006. Date of appointment, 2006.

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 Communication, Theatre and Dance. B.F.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1981; M. A. Prescott College, 2004. Date of appointment, 2006.

Steve W. Henson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Marketing. 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.

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

Claire Hill, M.A.
Instructor of English. A.B., Bucknell University, 1966; M.A., Boston University, 1967. Date of appointment, 2005.

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. 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.

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.

James M. Holbrook, M.A.

Lecturer of English. B.A., University of Georgia, 1997; M.A., Western Carolina University 2006. Date of appointment, 2006.

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.

Assistant Professor of Birth-Kindergarten, 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.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and 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.

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

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.

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.

Marie T. Huff, Ph.D.

Department Head 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, Department of Chemistry and Physics. 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.

Thomas J. Hughes, D.A.

Instructor of English. B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1968; M.A., D.A., University of Oregon, 1970, 1973. Date of appointment, 2003.

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. Ivey, Ph.D.

Department Head and 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/Human Services. B.S., M.A., University of South Dakota, 1977, 1978; Ph.D., University of Florida, 1994. Date of appointment, 2002.

Jacqueline Jacobs, Ph.D.

Department Head and 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.

Assistant Professor of Management. 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. Associate Degree in Arts, 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 Management. B.S., University of Alabama, 1971; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University, 1972, 1978. Date of appointment, 1988.

Christopher J. Jenkins, M.S.E.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Sciences. B.S., Duke University, 1998; M.S.E., University of Texas at Austin, 2000. Date of appointment, 2006.

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.

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

*Ann Putnam Johnson, Ed.D.

Interim Dean, College of Applied Sciences and 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 Ann Johnson, M.S.A.

Director of MSN/CRNA and Assistant Professor, Nursing. M.S.A., University of Health Sciences-Bethesda, 1999. Date of appointment, 2006.

Crystal A. Johnson, M.Ed.

Instructor of Communication, Theatre, and Dance. B.S., M.Ed., Western Carolina University, 2000, 2002. Date of appointment, 2004.

Julie Tracey Johnson-Busbin, Ph.D.

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

Anne Marie Jones, M.N.

Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing. B.S.N., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1982; M.N., University of Texas Health Science, 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 Computer Information Systems. B.S., Bradley University, IL; M.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California, 1986, 1991, 1997. Date of appointment, 2002.

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

Assistant Professor of Communication, Theatre, and Dance. B.A., M.A.Ed., Western Carolina University, 1975, 1982. Date of appointment, 2002.

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,

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.

Assistant 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.

N. Leroy Kauffman, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Business and 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.

*Noelle Link Kehrberg, Ph.D.

Professor of Health Sciences. B.S., University of Minnesota, 1972; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1974, 1977. Date of appointment, 1978.

*Robert W. Kehrberg, D.A.

Interim Dean, Department of Arts and Sciences; Department Head and 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.

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

Edward John Kesgen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Recreational Therapy. B.A., Seton Hall University, 1967; M.Ed., Springfield College, 1974; Ph.D., Texas A & M University, 1982. Date of appointment, 1982.

*Jerry Kinard, D.B.A.

Department Head of Management and International Business 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 Management. 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.

Margaret Kiser, M.A.

Instructor of English. B.A., UNC Asheville, 1973; M.A., Western Carolina University, 1995. Date of appointment, 1996.

*Joseph Ballard Klerlein, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics. B.S., Furman University, 1970; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 1975. Date of appointment, 1974.

Phillip B. Kneller, M.S.

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

*H. Gibbs Knotts, Ph.D.

Associate Dean of Graduate School 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.

Oleg Kodolov, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Affairs. B.S., Eastern Nazarene College, 1997; B.A., Moscow State Institute of International Relations, 1993; M.A., Northeastern University, 2000; Ph.D., University of Western Ontario, 2002. Date of appointment, 2006.

Lawrence Gene Kolenbrander, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Geosciences and Natural Resources Management. B.S., Grand Valley State College, 1973; M.S., Ph.D., Colorado State University, 1975, 1981. Date of appointment, 1985.

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.

Michael Lanford, M.M.

Instructor of Music. B.A. Colgate University, 1999; M.M. University of Georgia, 2005. Date of appointment, 2005.

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.

Katherine Favrot Laveck, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Birth-Kindergarten, Elementary and Middle Grades. 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

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.

Kevin C. Lee, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor in Communications. B.A., Western State College of Colorado, 1987; M.A., Central Missouri State University, 1990; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University, 1995. Date of appointment, 2003.

Kyuho Lee, Ph.D.

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

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.

Judith LeRoy, M.S.

Assistant Professor in Social Work. B.A., Tulane University, 1973; M.S., University of Kansas, 1981. Date of appointment, 2006.

*James Allen Lewis, Ph.D.

Department Head and 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.

Associate 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.

Department Head of Accountancy, Finance, and Entrepreneurship and 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.

*Beverly L. Little, Ph.D.

Professor of Management. B.S., Jacksonville State University, 1972; M.Ed., Clemson University, 1977; M.B.A., Louisiana Tech University, 1985; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1993. Date of appointment, 1993.

*Philip L. Little, D.B.A.

Professor of Accountancy. B.S., Jacksonville State University, 1971; M.B.A., D.B.A., Louisiana Tech University, 1984, 1986. Date of appointment, 1993.

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

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

*Cathy G. Litty, M.A.

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

*Jiangxia (Renee) Liu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Accountancy. B.S., Chongqing University, Chongqing, China, 1998; M.S., Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas, 2005, 2006. Date of appointment, 2006.

Zihua Liu, M.A.

Assistant Instructor, Political Science and Public Affiairs. B.A., Foreign Affairs College 2000; M.A., State University of New York at Buffalo, 2004. 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.

Shirley A. Livingston, M.A.Ed.

Instructor of Communication, Theatre, and Dance. B.A., Columbia College, 1976; M.A.Ed., Western Carolina University, 1991. Date of appointment, 2003.

Xiaobao Li, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Birth-Kindergarten, Elementary, and Middle Grades. B.S., Chongquig University, 1998; M.S. University of Texas at Dallas, 2005; Ph.D., Texas A & M University, 2006. Date of appointment, 2006.

Frank S. Lockwood, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship. 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 Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor, Department 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.

Mark L. Lord, Ph.D.

Department Head and Associate 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 Communication, Theatre and Dance. 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.

*Alvin L. Malesky, Ph.D.

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.

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, Theatre, and Dance. 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.

Cheryl R. Marsh, M.A.

Instructor of English. B.F.A., North Carolina School of the Arts, 2000; B.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2002; M.A., Western Carolina University, 2004. Date of appointment, 2004.

Charles F. Marth, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor 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.

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.

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.

Assistant 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.

Marylou M. Matoush, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Birth-Kindergarten, Elementary & Middle Grades Education. B.A., St. Olaf College, 1973; M.Ed., The College of William and Mary, 1975; M.S.E., University of Wisconsin, 1980; Ph.D., University of Florida, 2004. Date of appointment, 2005.

Ronald R. Mau, M.B.A.

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

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 Associate 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.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Physics. 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.

**Eugene Early McDowell, III, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology. B.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1961, 1966; M.A., DePauw University, 1963. Date of appointment, 1969.

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.

Miles S. McGinty, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Modern Foreign Languages. B.A., Emory University, 1963; M.A., M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Georgia, 1971, 1975, 1978. Date of appointment, 2000.

Karen J. McKinney, Ph.D.

Instructor of English. B.A., Mars Hill College, 1979; M.A., Western Carolina University, 1993; Ph.D., University of New Mexico, 2004. Date of appointment, 2004.

*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.

*Erin K. McNelis, Ph.D.

Assistant 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.

Coordinator of Social Science program; 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 Management. 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.

William Winston Medaris, M.S.

Associate Professor of Industrial and Engineering Technology. B.S., United States Naval Academy, 1960; B.S.E.E., United States Naval Postgraduate School, 1967; M.S., University of Southern Mississippi, 1976. Date of appointment, 1980.

Marylin Mell, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of English. B.A., John Carroll University, 1978; M.A., University of Maryland, 1980; Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1990. Date of appointment, 2005.

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.L.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.

Ron C. Michaelis, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor 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.

Department Head 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.

*Gayle Houston Miller, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English. B.A., University of Maine, 1976; M.A., Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1981, 1988. Date of appointment, 1989.

*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 of Business Computer Information Systems/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.

Scott Wayne Minor, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1970, 1973, 1977. Date of appointment, 1978.

Gayle Moller, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations. B.S., Florida State University, 1965; M.Ed., Florida Atlantic University, 1970; M.Ed., Ed.D., Columbia University, 1990, 1991. Date of appointment, 1998.

John Wayne Moore, M.S.

Associate Professor of Communication-Print Media. B.A., Western Kentucky University, 1969; M.S., Northwestern University, 1970. Date of appointment, 1988.

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.

Suzanne S. Moore, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Modern Foreign Languages. B.A., Southern Illinois University, 1967; M.A., University of Kentucky, 1970; Ph.D., Tulane University, 1976. Date of appointment, 1993.

Katya Moorman, M.F.A.

Assistant Professor of Art. B.A., SUNY Purchase, 1994; M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy, 2004. Date of appointment, 2004.

Naci Morris, M.A.

Instructor, Department of English. B.A., M.A., Western Carolina University, 2002, 2005. Date of appointment, 2005.

Danell A. Moses, M.A.

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

Hollye Moss, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Management. 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.

Associate Professor of 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.

Assistant 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.

Linda H. Nicodemus, M.A.

Assistant Professor of Communication, Theatre, and Dance. B.A., Kent State University, 1967; M.A., University of Tennessee, 1982. Date of appointment, 2001.

Peter Nieckarz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Anthropology and Sociology. Ph.D., Western Michigan University. Date of appointment 2001.

*Terry Randall Nienhuis, Ph.D.

Professor of English. B.A., Western Michigan University, 1967; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1968, 1974. Date of appointment, 1972.

*Mary Anne Fritz Nixon, J.D.

Professor of Project Management. 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.

*Nicholas John Norgaard, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics. B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin at Platteville, 1965, 1969; M.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1972, 1975. Date of appointment, 1973.

Leslie W. Norris, M.S.N.

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.

Assistant Professor 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.

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.

Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders/Human Services. 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.

James I. Ordway, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Physics. B.S., M.S., Western Carolina University, 1994, 2002. Date of appointment, 2005.

*Thomas Oren, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Special Education/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.

Kadence Alexa Otto, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance. 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 Management. B.A., M.B.A., Lamar University, 1963, 1970; Ph.D., University of North Texas, 1981. Date of appointment, 1981.

William V. Papin, M.S.

Instructor of Health and Human Performance. B.S., Geneva College, 1989; M.S., University of Florida, 2000. Date of appointment, 2002.

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.

Department Head 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.

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 Birth-Kindergarten, 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.

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

Susan C. Persons, M.A.Ed.

Assistant Professor of Health & Human Performance. B.S, High Point College, 1965; M.A.Ed., Western Carolina University, 1970. Date of appointment, 2005.

*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 and Human Performance. 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.

*Robert Beasley Pittman, Ph.D.

Professor of Education. A.B., M.A. Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1969, 1974, 1975. Date of appointment, 1975.

*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.

*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.

Alvin C. Proffit, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations. B.S., Marshall University, 1974; M.A. Marshall University, 1977; Ed.D. West Virginia University, 1990

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. Date of appointment, 2000.

*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 Finance. 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.

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

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

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 Computer Information Systems. B.A., Cornell University, 1982; Ph.D., Purdue University, 1988. Date of appointment, 2005.

Wayne Robbins, M.A.

Instructor of English. B.A., Appalachian State University, 1993; M.A., East Carolina University, 1996. Date of appointment, 1999.

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 Counseling/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, M.A.Ed.

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

*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.

*Chandrika Rogers, Ph.D.

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

Jamey D. Rogers, M.A.

Instructor of English. B.A., Pitzer College, 1998; M.A., Northern Arizona University, 2000. Date of appointment, 2004.

Reed Alan Roig, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Accountancy. B.B.A., Kent State University, 1977; M.B.A., Cleveland State University, 1999; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 2005. Date of appointment, 2006.

*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.

Pamela W. Rollins, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Human Services. B.A., Political Sciences, North Carolina State University, 1998; M.S., Communication Disorders, Western Carolina University, 2002. Date of appointment, 2006.

*Terry D. Rose, Ph.D.

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

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.

Arthur L. Salido, Ph.D.

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

Joseph Baker Sanchelli, LL.M.

Instructor of Law. 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 for Center Integrated Technology 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.

Mary Baldwin Sanders, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. B.S., University of Alabama, 1975; M.S., Columbia University, 1991. Date of appointment 2006.

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.

Peter G. Savage, M.F.A.

Instructor of Communication, Theatre, and Dance. B.A., University of Montana, 1998; M.F.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001. Date of appointment, 2004.

Marvin L. Schade, M.Ed.

Instructor of Health and Human Performance. B.S., Lock Haven University, 1973; M.Ed., Penn State University, 1981. Date of appointment, 2004.

Michael Schallock, Ph.D.

Assistant 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.

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

Reference Librarian/Science Liaison and Assistant 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.

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

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.

Instructor 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.

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

*John J. Sherlock, Ed.D.

Assistant 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.

Adria E. Shipp, M.A.Ed.

Instructor of Communication, Theatre, and Dance. B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001; M.A.Ed., Western Carolina University, 2004. Date of appointment, 2004.

Jack Sholder, B.A.

Professor of Communication, Theatre, and Dance. B.A., Antioch College, 1968. Date of appointment, 2004.

Bradford L. Sims, Ph.D.

Department Head and Associate Professor of Construction Management. B.S., Purdue University, 1990; M.S., University of Florida, 1996; Ph.D., Purdue University, 1999. Date of appointment, 2002.

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 and Human Performance. B.S., Longwood College, 1984; M.A.Ed., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1986. Date of appointment, 2002.

*Donald N. Smith, Jr., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English. B.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1962, 1974. Date of appointment, 1993.

Jacqueline T. Smith, E.D.S.

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.

Jason K. Smith, M.A.

Lecturer of Communication, Theatre and Dance. B.A., Rhode Island Communication Studies Rhetoric, 1999; M.A., University of Hartford. Date of appointment 2006.

Michael Eugene Smith, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management. 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.

Jonathan L. Snover, Ph.D.

Director of Science and Entrepreneurship and Assistant Professor of Chemistry. B.A. Middlebury College, 1991; Ph.D., Princeton University, 1996. Date of appointment 2005.

Amanda Song, Ph.D.

Lecturer/Instrumentation Specialist in Chemistry. B.S., University of Petroleum, East China (Huadong), 1991; M.S., University of Petroleum, Beijing, China, 1996; Ph.D., South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 2004. Date of appointment 2005.

*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 Finance. 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.

Assistant 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.

Wilson M. Stahl, M.S.L.S.

Associate Provost for Information Services and University Librarian. B.S., Geneva College, 1968; M.S.L.S., Library Science University of Illinois, 1973; M.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1974. Date of appointment, 2000.

*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.

April D. Stepp, M.S.

Instructor of Mathematics and Computer Sciences. B.S., Aquaculture Fisheries & Wildlife Biology, Clemson University, 1998; M.S., Applied Mathetics, Western Carolina University, 2006. Date of appointment 2006.

Donnie C. Stepp, Jr., M.A.

Instructor of Communication, Theatre and Dance. A.A., Minneapolis Community College, 1994; B.A., Northwest Missouri State University, 1997; M.A., California University of Pennsylvania, 2000. Date of appointment 2006.

Christine Dorresteyn Stevens, Ed.D.

Professor of Health Sciences. A.B., Clark University, 1965; B.S.M.T., Western Carolina University, 1986; M.A., Duke University, 1968; Ed.D., University of Tennessee, 1989. Date of appointment, 1988.

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 Business Computer Information Systems. 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.

Assistant 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. B.S., M.Ed., Miami University, 1971, 1972; Ed.D., University of Cincinnati, 1979. Date of appointment, 2004.

Bradley E. Sturgeon, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry. B.S., M.S., Illinois State University, 1987, 1989; Ph.D., University of California at Davis, 1994. Date of appointment, 2003.

Jack Summers, Ph.D.

Assistant 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.

*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.

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. Date of appointment, 2003.

*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.

Charles E. Taylor, M.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. A.A.S., AB Tech Community College, 1991; B.S., Western Carolina University, 1995; M.P.H., University of Tennessee, 2004. Date of appointment, 2005.

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 and Human Performance. 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 Project Management. 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.

James P.W. Thompson, Ph.D.

Professor of Art. B.A., Williams College, 1968; M.A., Institute of Fine Arts, 1972; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1985. Date of appointment, 1989.

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.

Department Head 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.

Assistant 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.

Instructor of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management. B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1996; M.S., University of North Carolina, 1997. Date of appointment, 2006.

Reid C. Toth, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Applied Criminology. B.S., M.C.J., Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1992, 1994, 1999. Date of appointment, 2006.

Rey A. Trevino, Jr.

Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance. 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.

Maridy M. Troy, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance. 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.

*James David Turner, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Industrial and Engineering Technology. B.S., Western Carolina University, 1969; M.A.Ed., East Carolina University, 1973. Ed.D., Clemson University, 1989. Date of appointment, 1986.

Chris M. Tuten, Ph.D.

Instructor of Health and Human Performance. 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.

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

*Pamela J. Vesely, M.Ed.

Assistant Professor of Special Education/Human Services. B.S., Presbyterian College, 1982. M.Ed., Vanderbilt University, 1996. Date of appointment, 2001.

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.

Daniel L. Wahl, M.F.A.

Lecturer of English. B.A., Creative Writing, Southwest Minnesota State University, 2002; M.F.A., Minnesota State University 2005. Date of appointment, 2006.

Deborah F. Walter, M.S.

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

Yishi Wang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics. B.A., University of Science and Technology, 1998; M.A. Zhongshan University 2001; M.A., Ph.D., Binghamton University, 2003, 2006. Date of appointment, 2006.

Wen-Chun Wang, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Birth-Kindergarten, Elementary and Middle Grades Education. 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.

Sandra K. Weden, M.A.Ed.

Instructor of Communication, Theatre, and Dance. B.S.Ed., M.A.Ed., Western Carolina University, 1974, 2000. Date of appointment, 2003.

Gayle Maddox Wells, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance. 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. Associate Degree in Emergency Medicine (EMT-P); 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.

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.

*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.

Barbara J. White, M.B.A.

Assistant Professor of Business Computer & Information Systems/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.

**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.

Instructor 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.

Peter Whittaker, M.H.S.

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. Registered Sanitarian, NC Board of Sanitarian Examiners; B.S., B.S., M.H.S., Western Carolina University, 1981, 1993, 2003. Date of appointment, 2004.

Denise A. Wilfong, M.H.S.

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

Dolores Willey, J.D.

Assistant Professor of Marketing and Business Law. 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.

Department Head and 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.

*Harold J. Williford, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics. A.B., Pfeiffer College, 1966; M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Georgia, 1967, 1970. Date of appointment, 1990.

Ralph Houston Willis, M.A.

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

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.

Carol M. Woodson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Construction Management. B.S., Wesleyan College, GA, 1974; B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida, 1984, 1996, 2002. Date of appointment, 2004.

Kathleen Sandquist Wright, Ph.D.

Professor of Communication. B.A., Texas Lutheran College, 1969; M.A., Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 1971, 1974. Date of appointment, 1973.

*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.

Murat Yazan, M.A.

Instructor 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.

Paul M. Yanik, M.S.

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

Hong (Windy) Yin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Management. 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.

Clinton D. Young, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History. B.A., University of Rochester, 1998; M.A., University of California at San Diego, 2001. Ph.D., University of California, 2006. Date of appointment, 2006.

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.

*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 Law. BME, Berklee College of Music, 1975; J.D., SUNY at Buffalo, 1980. Date of appointment, 2005.

James Zhiming Zhang, Ph.D.

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.

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

Part-Time Faculty

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Department of Accountancy, Finance, and Entrepreneurship
John Richardson

Department of Anthropology and Sociology
Lisa J. Lefler
Michael Maher

Department of Applied Criminology
William Hollingsed
Glenn E. Robinson

Department of Art
Brenda Coates
Fitzallen Eldridge
Robert Gardner
Roger Gonce
James K. Kirkpatrick
Barbara Nussdorfer-Eblen
Kevin Palme
George Rector
Norma Smith
James Smythe
Alessia Zanin-Yost

Department of Biology
Carla Weidner

Department of Birth-Kindergarten, Elementary and Middle Grades Education
Julie Aiken
Sandra Blevins
Louise Burrell
Diane Chadwick
Nada Cooke
Charles Cutshall
Leslie Dougherty
Jann Graham
Sharon Loftis
Carolyn B. Meigs
Lynn Milner
Sarah T. Meltzer
Kirsten M. Morgan
Jacque Penick
Paige Prakke
Zora Rhodes
Beverly Williams

Department of Business Computer Information Systems and Economics
Fred Goddard

Department of Chemistry and Physics
Karen L. Butcher
Franklin Glenn Liming

Department of Communication, Theatre, and Dance
Steve Carlisle
Rebecca Caldwell
Debra L. Connelly
Michael Caudill
Claire Eye
Susan L. Giusto
Suzan Hawley
Glenda Hensley-Dean
Crystal Johnson
Amy Kohler
Shirley Livingston
Douglas Maynard
Cherie Miller
Linda Nicodemus
Viane Payne
Peter Savage
Adria Shipp
Robin Sumner
Claudia Trine
Sandra K. Weden

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

Department of Geosciences and Natural Resources Management
Brian Bennett
Kenneth Hollingsworth
Anita Katharina Oser

Department of Health and Human Performance
Kent Briggs
Mike Craft
Jim Dean
John E. Duncan
Eric Filipek
Sam E. Fowlkes
Myron Jackson
Donnie Kirkpatrick
Anquell McCollum
David Napert
Brian Peabody
Todd Raleigh
David Reeves
Matt Rhule
Steve Shurina
Otto H. Spilker
Jane B. Sullivan
Todd Varn

Department 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

Department of History
Cletus Fortwendel
Pauline S. Johnson
J. Gregory McLumb
Linda Raxter
Michael D. Rice

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

Department of Music
Jean Barry
Larry Black
Donna Buckner
Bill Heningbaum
Katherine Johnson
Joy Shea
Elliott Wadopian
Michael V. Waters

Department of Nursing
Jean McGuire

Department of Philosophy and Religion
Abigail Anderson
Christopher Hoyt
Carrie McLachlin
George Thompson

Department of Political Science and Public Affairs
Mark Crawford
Vera Guise
Michael O’Neil
Jeffrey Richardson
James Westbrook

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

     

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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, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant 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.

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

Ben Haskew Battle, Ed.D.  

Professor of Education

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

Taft Benjamin Botner, Ed.D.  

Professor of Education

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

John Judson Chapman, Ph.D.  

Professor of Geology

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

James Dooley, Ph.D.  

Professor of Music

James Gerald Eller, Ph.D.  

Professor of Biology

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

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

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

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

Rodney Lycurgus Leftwich, Ed.D.  

Professor of Industrial Education and Technology

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

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

Baxter Norton, M.A.  

Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

Harriet Parker, B.S.Ed.  

Retired Registrar

Robert L. Parr, M.A.  

Professor of English

Betty J. Peele  

Professor of Health and Human Performance

Susan C. Persons, M.A.Ed.  

Professor of Health and Human Performance

Yvonne Phillips, Ph.D.  

Professor of Geography

Arthur Henry Pilch, Ed.D.  

Professor of Health and Human Performance

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

Marian Wrightman Renfro, M.Ed.  

Professor of Education

Richard McKinley Renfro, Ed.D.  

Professor of Music

Jerry A. Rice Jr., Ed.D.  

Professor of Education

Pauline C. Rice, Ed.D.  

Professor of Office Administration

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

Hanson H. Smith  

Professor of Management

Otto H. Spilker, P.E.D.  

Professor of Health and Human Performance

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

John Pelham Thomas, Ph.D.  

Professor of Mathematics

Robert Richard Trevarthen Jr., M.M.  

Professor of Music

Ralph Triplette, Ph.D.  

Professor of Geography

Edgar F. vom Lehn, Ph.D.  

Professor of Music

Edwin G. Vassian, Ph.D.  

Professor of Chemistry

Eugene William Vosecky, Ed.D.  

Professor of Accountancy

Philip T. Wade, Ph.D.  

Professor of English

John H. Wakeley, Ph.D.  

Professor of Psychology

James W. Wallace, Ph.D.  

Professor of Biology

Francile Keith Waters, M.A.Ed.  

Professor of Home Economics

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

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

Hubert Youmans, Ph.D.  

Professor of Chemistry

Mary M. Youmans, M.Ln.  

Professor of Hunter Library

Lillian Bird Zachary, Ed.D.  

Professor of Elementary Education

 

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