Jun 18, 2024  
UofM 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
UofM 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

University Administration, Faculty and Staff

University Administration

View a complete list of Key University Administrators here

Colleges and Departments

College of Arts and Sciences
Fogelman College of Business & Economics
College of Communication and Fine Arts
College of Education
School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
College of Health Sciences
Herff College of Engineering
Loewenberg College of Nursing
College of Professional & Liberal Studies
Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management
Helen Hardin Honors College
University Libraries

College of Arts and Sciences Faculty and Staff


GARY EMMERT, Ph.D., Associate Dean

ROGER KREUZ, Ph.D., Associate Dean

DEBORAH TOLLEFSEN, Ph.D., Associate Dean

SUSAN FITZGERALD, M.A., Director of Administration

ASHLEY CONNOLLY, College Academic Advisor

Aerospace Studies

HARLEY P. THOMPSON, Lt. Col., United States Air Force, Bachelor Degree Criminal Justice from the University of Memphis (1989), Master Degree in International Relations from Troy State University (1994), Professor of Aerospace Studies

DAVID L. HELTON, Major, United States Air Force Retired, Professional Aeronautics, Embry-Riddle University MAY 2003, Master Degree in Sports Management from The American Military University (2011)



KERI BRONDO (2007), Professor: B.A., 1997, University of Delaware; M.A., 1999, Iowa State University; Ph.D., 2006, Michigan State University

LINDSEY RAISA FELDMAN (2018), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2009, University of Arizona; M.A., 2013, University of Arizona; PhD, 2018, University of Arizona

JOHN GILMORE, Instructor-Coordinator: BSJ, 1983, Ohio University, M.Div.; 1987, Southern Methodist University; M.A.,1999, University of Memphis

KATHRYN HICKS (2008), Associate Professor: B.A., University of Calgary; Ph.D., 2008, Northwestern University

KATHERINE LAMBERT-PENNINGTON (2007), Associate Professor, Director, School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy: B.A., 1994, University of Miami; M.A., 1997 University of Tennessee; Ph.D., 2005, Duke University

KENNETH LATTA (2018), Instructor: B.A., 2010, Christian Brothers University, M.A., 2014, University of Memphis  

TED MACLIN (2015), Instructor: B.S., 1991, University of Tennessee; M.S., 1994, University of Tennessee; Ph.D., 2015, University of Georgia

MICHAEL V. PÉREZ (2018), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2000, University of Florida; M.A., 2005, Ph.D., 2011, Michigan State University

FAYANA RICHARDS (2019), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2008, University of Arizona; M.A., 2012, Michigan State University; MPH, 2015, Michigan State University; Ph.D., 2018, Michigan State University. 

MATTHEW THOMANN (2018), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2003, DePaul University; M.S., 2009, Pace University; Ph.D., 2014, American University

MICAH M. TRAPP (2013), Associate Professor: B.A., 2002, Denison University; M.A., 2007, Ph.D., 2011, American University

Biological Sciences


AMY ABELL (2013), Associate Professor: B.S., 1990, University of California; Ph.D., 1998, University of Iowa

JAMES ADELMAN (2019), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1999, Duke University; Ph.D., 2010, Princeton University

RANDALL BAYER (2007), Professor: B.S., 1978, M.S., 1980, The Ohio State University; Ph.D., 1984, The Ohio State University

MELVIN BECK (1974), Professor: B.S., 1967, Arkansas Tech; Ph.D., 1974, University of Arkansas

KEITH BOWERS (2016), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2008, M.S., 2011, Illinois State University; Ph.D., 2014, Illinois State University                                 

MARTHA P. BROWN (1966), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1963, M.S., 1966, Memphis State University; Ed.D., 2006, University of Memphis 

SHAWN P. BROWN (2017), Assistant Professor:  B.S., 2009, University of Oregon; Ph.D., 2014, Kansas State University. 

DAVID CLARK (2020), Lecturer, Lambuth: B.S., 1999, M.S., 2003, University of Auckland, New Zealand; Ph.D., 2013 University of Illinois Chicago

JUDITH A. COLE (2003), Associate Professor: B.A., 1977, University of Rhode Island; Ph.D., 1985, University of Connecticut 

REBECCA COOK (2012), Sr. Lecturer, Lambuth:  B.S., 1980, Hendrix College; M.S. 1984, Rice University; Ph.D., 1993, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 

LEWIS B. COONS (1976), Professor: B.A., 1964, M.S., 1966, Utah State University; Ph.D., 1970, North Carolina State University 

BERNIE DAIGLE (2015), Assistant Professor:  B.S., 2002, Cornell University; Ph.D., 2010, Stanford University  

MICHAEL H. FERKIN (1995), Professor: B.S., 1977, M.S., 1982, SUNY, Brockport; Ph.D., 1988, Boston University 

DAVID A. FREEMAN (2002), Associate Professor & Chair: B.A., 1991, Kent State University; Ph.D., 1996, University of Connecticut 

MICHAEL L. KENNEDY (1974), Professor: B.S., 1966, M.S., 1968, Memphis State University; Ph.D., 1975, University of Oklahoma 

CHARLES KUBICEK (2015), Lecturer, Lambuth: B.S., 2003, Georgia Institute of Technology; Ph.D., 2009, University of Oregon 

CHARLES A. LESSMAN (1988), Professor: B.A., 1970, M.S., 1975, Ph.D., 1980, University of Minnesota  

CARLOS E. LOPEZ-ESTRANO (2003), Associate Professor: B.S., 1990, Central University of Venezuela; Ph.D., 1996, Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain 

JENNIFER R. MANDEL (2014), Associate Professor: B.A., 2003; Biology, Carson Newman University; Ph.D., 2008, Vanderbilt University 

DUANE McKENNA (2010), Professor: B.A., 1998, Western Michigan University; M.S., 2000, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Ph.D., 2006, Harvard University 

MATTHEW J. PARRIS (2000), Associate Professor: B.A., 1994, St. John’s University; Ph.D., 1999, University of Missouri, Columbia 

EMILY PUCKETT (2018), Assistant Professor: B.S. 2004, North Carolina State University: M.S. 2008, State University of New York, Syracuse: Ph.D., 2015, University of Missouri, Columbia 

JAIME SABLE (2016), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2000, Simpson College; M.S., 2008, University of Iowa; Ph.D. 2016, The University of Nebraska 

STEVEN D. SCHWARTZBACH (2001), Professor: B.A., 1969, State University of New York, Buffalo; Ph.D., 1975, Brandeis University 

ALKA SHARMA (2014), Instructor:  B.S., 1995, M.S., 1997, Government Autonomous Science College; Ph.D. 2010, University of Arkansas at Little Rock 

OMAR SKALLI (2010), Associate Professor: Director of Integrated Microscopy Center: M.S., 1982, Ph.D., 1987, University of Geneva 

THOMAS R. SUTTER (1999), Professor, Chair of Excellence in Functional Genomics: B.S., 1980, St. Bonaventure University; Ph.D., 1988, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 

BARBARA J. TALLER (1983), Associate Professor: B.S., 1971, Baldwin-Wallace College; Ph.D., 1978, University of Wisconsin-Madison 

TIT-YEE WONG (1985), Professor: B.S., 1974, M.S., 1976, Murray State University; Ph.D., 1981, University of Houston 

Bornblum Judaic Studies

SHAUL BAR, Ph.D., Chair of Excellence and Director

SHAUL BAR (1990), Professor: B.A., 1978, Haifa University; M.A., 1983, Ph.D., 1988, New York University


HENRY KURTZ, Ph.D., Interim Chair

WILLIAM A. ALEXANDER (2012), Associate Professor: BS, 2005, Marshall University; PhD, 2009, Virginia Tech

DANIEL BAKER (2006), Associate Professor: B.S., 1992, Central Michigan University; Ph.D., 1998, University of Arizona

TIMOTHY BREWSTER (2015) , Assistant Professor: BS, 2008, College of William and Mary; PhD, 2012, Yale University

PETER K. BRIDSON (1980), Associate Professor: B.S., 1975, Ph.D., 1978, University of London

THEODORE J. BURKEY (1985), Professor: B.S. 1976, Harvey Mudd College; M.S., 1978, Ph.D., 1982, University of California, San Diego

KENSHA CLARK (2017), Assistant Professor; B.S., 2001, University of Illinois at Chicago; Ph.D, 2010, University of California, Irvine

NATHAN DEYONKER (2016) , Assistant Professor: BS, 2001, University of Michigan; PhD, 2005, University of Georgia

GARY L. EMMERT (2002), Associate Dean/Professor: B.S., 1988, M.S., 1992, Tennessee Technological University; Ph.D., 1999, Miami University (Ohio)

TOMOKO FUJIWARA (2007), Associate Professor: B.S., 1997, M.Eng., 1999, Ph.D., 2001 Kyoto Institute of Technology

CHARLES GARNER (2017), Associate Professor, B.S., University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1981, PhD. University of Colorado, Boulder, 1986

XIAOHUA HUANG (2010), Associate Professor: B.S., 1996, Jilin University; M.S., 2001, Peking University; Ph.D., 2006, Georgia Institute of Technology

JERMAINE JOHNSON (2015), Lecturer: BS, 2008, Morehouse College; PhD, 2015, University of Memphis

HENRY A. KURTZ (1983), Interim Chair/Professor: B.S., 1972, Georgia Institute of Technology; PhD, 1977, University of Florida

ABBY L. PARRILL (1998), Dean/Professor: B.S., 1992, Central Michigan University; Ph.D., 1996, University of Arizona

IULIA SACUI (2019), Instructor, B.S., 2004, Youngstown State University; M.S., 2006, Youngstown State University; Ph.D., 2010, Carnegie Mellon University

NANCY SANTAGATA (2018), Instructor, B.S., 2001, Monmouth University; MS, 2003, University of California, San Diego; PhD, 2009, North Carolina State University

PAUL S. SIMONE (2010), Associate Professor: B.S., 2002, M.S., 2006, Ph.D., 2008, University of Memphis;

YONGMEI WANG (2003), Professor: B.S., 1985, University of Science and Technology, Hefei, China; Ph.D.,1990, University of Notre Dame

XUAN ZHAO (2008), Associate Professor: B.S., 1993, Nankai University; M.S., 1996, Peking University; Ph.D., 2002, Texas A&M University

Computer Science

LAN WANG (2004), Ph.D., Chair

VINHTHUY PHAN (2003), Ph.D., Associate Chair

NASIR ALI (2016), Research Assistant Professor: MS: 2008, Lahore University, Ph.D., 2012, École Polytechnique de Montréal

WILLIAM B. BAGGETT (2014), Visiting Assistant Professor: B.S., 1989, M.S., 1994, PhD, 1998, The University of Memphis

DIPANKAR DASGUPTA (1997), Professor: B.E., 1981, Assam Engineering College, Guwahati, India; M. Tech, 1987, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India; Ph.D., 1993, University of Glasgow, UK

ŞEN FATIH (2016), Instructor; B.S., 2003, Yeditepe University; M.S., 2006, Southeastern Louisiana University; Ph.D., 2014, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

SCOTT D. FLEMING (2011), Associate Professor: B.A., 1999, M.S., 2001, Western Michigan University; Ph.D., 2009, Michigan State University

XING GAO (2018), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2011, Beijing Institute of Technology, China; Ph.D., 2018, The College of William and Mary

MAXIMILIANO H. GARZON (1984), Professor: B.S., 1975, National University of Colombia; M.S., 1980, Ph.D., 1984, University of Illinois, Urbana

NIRMAN KUMAR(2016), Assistant Professor: B. Tech., 2001, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur; M.S., 2004, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Ph.D., 2014, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

SANTOSH KUMAR (2006), Professor & Lillian and Morrie Moss Chair of Excellence: B.Tech., 1998, Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi; M.S., 2002, Ph.D., 2006, The Ohio State University

KRIANGSIRI MALASRI (2007), Instructor/Coordinator: B.S., 2003, M.S., 2005, Georgia Institute of Technology; M.S., 2007, University of Memphis

VINHTHUY PHAN (2003), Associate Professor, Associate Chair: B.A., 1998, Brandeis University; M.S., 2001, Ph.D., 2003, Stony Brook University

VASILE RUS (2004), Professor: B.S., 1997, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania; M.S., 1999, Ph.D., 2002, Southern Methodist University

SAJJAN G. SHIVA (2002), Professor: B.E., 1969, Bangalore University: M.E.E., 1971, Ph.D., 1975, Auburn University

LAN WANG (2004), Professor, Chair: B.S., 1997, Peking University, China; M.S., 1999, Ph.D., 2004, University of California at Los Angeles

DEEPAK VENUGOPAL (2015), Assistant Professor: B.E., 2001, Bangalore University: MS., 2004, Ph.D., 2015, University of Texas at Dallas

THOMAS WATSON (2016), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2008, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ph.D., 2013, University of California Berkeley

MYOUNGGYU WON (2013), Assistant Professor: B.E., 2007, Sogang University, South Korea; Ph.D., 2013, Texas A&M University at College Station

KAN YANG (2017), Assistant Professor: B. Eng., 2008, University of Science and Technology of China; Ph.D., 2013, City University of Hong Kong

JAMES YU (2017), Instructor: B.S., 1977, University of Alberta,  M.S., 1981, University of Saskatchewan, Ph.D., 1986, McMaster University.

XIAOFEI ZHANG (2018), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2006, M.S., 2009, the University of Science and Technology Beijing; Ph.D., 2013, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Earth Sciences


ANZHELIKA ANTIPOVA (2011), Associate Professor: B.A., 1992, Odessa State University; M.A., 2007, Ph.D., 2010, Louisiana State University

MERVIN J. BARTHOLOMEW (2002), Professor: B.A., 1964, The Pennsylvania State University; M.S., 1969, University of Southern California; Ph.D., 1971, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

DORIAN BURNETTE (2012), Associate Professor: B.S., 1999, Mississippi State University; M.S., Emporia State University; Ph.D., 2009, University of Arkansas

RANDEL T. COX (1999), Professor: B.S., 1981, M.S., 1986, University of Arkansas; Ph.D., 1995, University of Missouri

DAVID H. DYE (1981), Professor: B.A., 1972, Memphis State University; M.A., 1976, Louisiana State University; Ph.D., 1980, Washington University

ARLEEN A. HILL (2003), Professor: B.S., 1994, Mary Washington College; M.S., 1998, Ph.D., 2002, University of South Carolina

JULIE JOHNSON (2014), Instructor/Coordinator: B.S., 2003, Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., 2012, Florida International University

HSIANG-TE KUNG (1981), Professor: B.S., 1968, Chinese Culture University; M.S., 1972, Ph.D., 1980, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

YOUNGSANG KWON (2013), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2001, Korea University; M.S., 2004, Seoul National University; Ph.D., 2012, State University of New York at Buffalo

DANIEL LARSEN (1995), Professor, Chair: B.S., 1985, Arizona State University; M.S., 1988, Ohio State University; Ph.D., 1994, University of New Mexico

DEBORAH L. LESLIE (2019), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2005, University of Mississippi; M.S., 2008, Arkansas State University;  Ph.D., 2013, Ohio State University

ANDREW M. MICKELSON (2005), Associate Professor: B.A., 1990, Beloit College; M.A., 1996, Ph.D., 2002, Ohio State University

ESRA OZDENEROL (2003), Professor: B.S., 1996, University of Ankara (Turkey); M.L.A., 1996, Ph.D., 2000, Louisiana State University

RYAN M. PARISH (2013), Associate Professor: B.A., Grove City College; M.S., 2009, Murray State University; Ph.D., 2013, University of Memphis

JOSE PUJOL (1985), Professor: B.S., 1968, Universidad del Sur, Argentina; M.S., 1982, University of Alaska; Ph.D., 1985, University of Wyoming

ELIZABETH RHENBERG (2019), Visiting Assistant Professor: B.S., 2005, University of Tennessee at Martin; M.S., 2007, Kent State University; Ph.D., 2011, West Virginia University

ROY B. VAN ARSDALE (1993), Professor: B.A., 1972, Rutgers University; M.S., 1974, University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., 1979, University of Utah



REBECCA ADAMS (2016), Associate Professor: B.A., 1998, M.A., 2000, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., 2004, Georgetown University

IRENE AMSTER (2019), Instructor: B.A. 2008, University of Pennsylvania; M.A. 2001, San Francisco State University

TERRY ANSBRO (2011), Instructor: B.A., 1997, University of West Florida; M.A., 1999, The University of Georgia

BRIAN BAAKI (2018), Postdoctoral Fellow B.A., 2002, M.A. 2010,Brigham Young University; Ph.D. 2016, City University of New York Graduate Center

GREGORY E. BARLOW (2011), Instructor: B.A., 2004, Valdosta State University; M.A., 2006, Georgia Southern University (drop “n”)

ALICE BOLIN (2017), Assistant Professor: B.A. 2008, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.A. 2011, University of Montana

CARLOS BOLTON (2007), Instructor: B.A., 2002, Christian Brothers University; M.F.A., 2006, University of Memphis

THERON BRITT (1990), Associate Professor: B.A., 1978, University of Oregon; M.A., 1982, Ph.D., 1990, University of California at Irvine

RACHEL KAPLOWITZ CANTRELL (2017), Instructor: B.A., 2007, M.A. 2009, Boston College; Ph.D. 2013, University of Memphis

CRISTINA MARIA CERVONE (2012), Associate Professor: B.A., 1987, Williams College; M.A., 1997, Ph.D., 2004, University of Virginia

WILLIAM DEAN CLEMENT (2019), Instructor: B.A. 2005, University of Mississippi; M.A. 2009 University of Montana; PhD. 2015 University of South Carolina

LORINDA COHOON (2004), Associate Professor: B.A., 1992, West Chester University; M.A., 1994, Simmons College; Ph.D., 2001, University of Southern Mississippi

MICHAEL J. COMPTON (1996), Instructor: B.A., 1993, M.A., 1995, M.F.A., 1997, University of Memphis

SHELBY CROSBY (2008), Associate Professor: B.A., 1997, Morehead State University; M.A., 2003, Ph.D., 2007, State University of New York at Buffalo

JEROME CUSSON (2017), Instructor: B.A., 2007, Columbia College Chicago; M.A., 2014, Northeastern Illinois University (add ‘n”)

CATHERINE DICE (2005), Instructor: B.A., 1989, M.A., 1991, University of Memphis

DARRYL P. DOMINGO (2011), Associate Professor: B.A., 2001, University of Toronto at Scarborough; M.A., 2002, Ph.D., 2009 University of Toronto

WILLIAM E. DUFFY (2013), Associate Professor: B.A., 2003, Elon University; M.A., 2006, Ph.D., 2011, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

KATHERINE FREDLUND (2016), Associate Professor: B.A., 2006, M.A., 2008, Saint Bonaventure University; Ph.D., 2012, Bowling Green State University

RONALD FUENTES (2012), Associate Professor: B.A., 1993, University of British Columbia; M.A.T., 2005, Ph.D., 2009, University of Washington

ANA GRACE GAL (2014), Instructor: B.A., 2005, M.A., 2006, Babes-Bolyai University; Ph.D., 2013, University of Memphis

ROMY GHANEM (2018), Assistant Professor: B.A. 2008, M.A. 2010, Ohio University; Ph.D. 2017,Northern Arizona University

SAGE GRAHAM (2004), Associate Professor: B.A., 1989, Rhodes College; M.A., 1995, University of Memphis; Ph.D., 2003, Georgetown University

DONAL HARRIS (2013), Associate Professor: B.A., 2005 M.A., 2009, Ph.D., 2013, California State University, Los Angeles

PAULA HAYES (2017), Instructor: B.A. 1998, M.A. University of Tennessee Knoxville; Ph.D. 2008, University of Memphis

GRAY HILMERSON (2016), Senior Lecturer, Lambuth Campus: B.A., 2001, M.A., 2005, Cal State University, Fullerton; M.F.A., 2011, University of California, Irvine; Ph.D., 2016, Binghamton University, SUNY

JOSEPH JONES (2004), Associate Professor: B.A., 1983, M.A., 1993, Ph.D., 2002, University of Arizona

TAMMY R. JONES (2007), Instructor: B.A., 1990, Delta State University; M.A., 1992, University of Memphis

LOEL KIM (1999), Associate Professor: B.A., 1991, University of Wyoming; M.A., 1992, Ph.D., 1998, Carnegie Mellon University

ELIZABETH LANE (2017), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2010, Transylvania University; M.A., 2012, DePaul University; Ph.D., 2017, Purdue University

BRAD MCADON (2002), Associate Professor: B.A., 1985, Western Baptist College; M.A., 1997, Sonoma State University; Ph.D., 2002, Texas A&M University

LADRICA MENSON-FURR (2003), Associate Professor: B.A., 1993, Spelman College; M.A., 1995, Ph.D., 2002, Louisiana State University

CAREY JAMES MICKALITES (2007), Associate Professor: B.S., 1994, M.A., 1996, East Tennessee State University; Ph.D., 2005, Michigan State University

VERNER MITCHELL (1999), Professor: B.S., 1979, United States Air Force Academy; M.A., 1985, Colorado State University; Ph.D., 1995, Rutgers University

MARIA MUMMERT (2017), Instructor: B.A., 2000, M.A. 2005 University of Wisconsin: Ph.D. 2011, University of Wisconsin

BESS MYERS (2019), Instructor: B.A., 2010, The College of New Jersey; M.A., 2012, The College of New Jersey; M.A. 2015, University of Oregon; 2019, PhD, University of Oregon

C. NINA MYERS (2015), Instructor: B.A., 2009, Maryville College; M.A., 2014, New Mexico Highlands University   

JOSHUA PHILLIPS (2002), Associate Professor, Chair: B.A., 1991, Columbia University; M.A., 1995, Ph.D., 2002, University of Chicago

RHONDA R. POWERS (2010), Instructor: B.A., 1998, M.A., 2000, Missouri State University

DON RODRIGUES (2019), Assistant Professor: M.A., 2013, Vanderbilt University; PhD., 2017, Vanderbilt University

COURTNEY MILLER SANTO (2011), Instructor: B.A., 1998, Washington and Lee University; M.F.A., 2011, University of Memphis

ERIC SCHLICH (2019), Assistant Professor: MFA, 2012, Bowling Green State Kentucky; PhD., 2018, Florida State University

KATHY LOU SCHULTZ (2006), Associate Professor: B.A., 1990, Oberlin College; M.F.A., 1996, San Francisco State University; Ph.D., 2006, University of Pennsylvania

JEFFREY M. SCRABA (2006), Associate Professor: B.A., 1990, University of Calgary; M.A., 2000, Ph.D., 2006, Rutgers University

STACY S. SMITH (2009), Instructor: B.A., 1990, M.A.T., 1991, M.A., 2006, University of Memphis

SCOTT SUNDVALL (2018), Assistant Professor: B.A. 2009, M.A. 2011, Bowling Green State University; Ph.D. 2016, University of Florida

EMILY THRUSH (1990), Professor: B.A., 1971, Duke University; M.A., 1979, University of Florida; Ph.D., 1990, Georgia State University

TERRENCE TUCKER (2012), Associate Professor: B.A., 2000, Louisiana State University; M.A., 2002, Ph.D., 2006, University of Kentucky

G. CALEN VERBIST (2016), Instructor: B.A., 2007, Samford University; M.A., 2011, University of Georgia 

ELIZABETH WESTON (2012), Senior Lecturer, Lambuth Campus: B.A., 1994, M.A., 1996, College of William and Mary; Ph.D., 2004, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

MARCUS WICKER (2017), Associate Professor: B.A., 2006, Western Michigan University; M.F.A., 2010, Indiana University

SHARESE WILLIS (2019), Instructor: B.A., 1996, Tennessee State University; M.A., 2000, Clark Atlanta University; PhD., 2010, University of Memphis

LAKEITHA WILSON (2018), Instructor: B.A. 2005, M.A. 2011, Clark Atlanta University: Ph.D. Clark Atlanta University

EVELYN WRIGHT (2015), Associate Professor: B.A., 1995, Emory University; M.A., 2002, American University; Ph.D., 2009, Georgetown University



CATHERINE ARNOLD (2018), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2010. Wellesley College; M.A., 2014, M.Phil, 2014, Ph.D., 2017, Yale University

BEVERLY G. BOND (1996), Professor: B.S., 1969, M.A., 1969, Memphis State University; M.Ed., 1976, Columbia University; Ph.D., 1996, University of Memphis

PETER J. BRAND (2001), Professor: B.A., 1990, University of Texas at Arlington; M.A., 1992, Memphis State University; Ph.D., 1998, University of Toronto

MICHELE L. COFFEY (2013), Instructor: B.A., 2000, M.A., 2002, Baylor University; Ph.D., 2010, University of South Carolina

CHARLES WANN CRAWFORD (1962), Professor, Director, Oral History Research Office: B.A., 1953, Harding College; M.A., 1958, University of Arkansas; Ph.D. 1968, University of Mississippi

ANDREW M. DAILY (2011), Associate Professor: B.A., 2001, Lewis and Clark College; Ph.D., 2011, Rutgers University

BRADLEY J. DIXON (2019), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2005, M.A. 2013, North Carolina State University; Ph.D., 2018, The University of Texas at Austin

GUIOMAR DUENAS-VARGAS (2003), Professor: B.A., 1969 Xavier University; M.A., 1983, Ph.D., 1995, University of Texas at Austin

CHRISTINE EISEL (2012), Instructor: B.A., 2003, Lourdes University; M.A., University of Toledo; Ph.D., 2012, Bowling Green State University

JAMES EDWARD FICKLE (1968), Professor: B.S., 1961, Purdue University; M.A., 1963, Ph.D., 1970, Louisiana State University

ARAM G. GOUDSOUZIAN (2004), Professor: B.A., 1994, Colby College; M.A., University of Massachusetts-Amherst; Ph.D., 2002 Purdue University

CHRYSTAL E. GOUDSOUZIAN (2013), Instructor/Coordinator: B.A., University of California Los Angeles; M.A., 2007, Ph.D., 2012, The University of Memphis

BENJAMIN GRAHAM (2016), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2002, Hastings College; M.A., 2005, University of Nebraska—Lincoln; Ph.D., 2014, University of Michigan

BRIAN KWOBA (2017), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2004, Cornell University; M.A.T., 2007, Tufts University; Ph.D., 2017, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

DENNIS H. LAUMANN (2000), Professor: B.A., 1992, State University of New York at Binghamton; M.A., 1994, Ph.D., 1999, University of California, Los Angeles

SCOTT MARLER (2007), Associate Professor: B.A., 1996 University of Houston-Clear Lake; M.A., 2000, Ph.D., 2007, Rice University

GREGORY MOLE (2017) Instructor: B.A., 2006, Colgate University; M. Litt. In War Studies, 2008, University of Glasgow, Scotland; M.A., 2011, Ph.D., 2016, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

SUSAN EVA O’DONOVAN (2009), Associate Professor: B.A., 1987, M.A., 1990, Ph.D., 1997, University of California San Diego

SUZANNE ONSTINE (2006), Associate Professor: B.A., 1991, University of Arizona; M.A., 1993, Ph.D., 2001, University of Toronto

CAROLINE R. PEYTON (2019), Instructor: B.A., 2008, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville; M.A., 2012, Ph.D., 2016, University of South Carolina

CATHERINE PHIPPS (2006), Associate Professor: B.A., 1990, Carleton College; M.A., 1998, Ph.D., 2006, Duke University

SARAH POTTER (2008), Associate Professor: B.A., 1999, Columbia University; M.A., 2002, Ph.D., 2008, University of Chicago

AMANDA LEE SAVAGE (2014), Instructor/Coordinator: B.A., 2008, Virginia Commonwealth University; M.A., 2011, The College of William and Mary

STEPHEN K. STEIN (2001), Associate Professor, B.A., 1989, M.A., 1992, University of Colorado at Denver; Ph.D., 1999, The Ohio State University

BEVERLY A. TSACOYIANIS (2013), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2004, Brandeis University; M.A., 2009; Ph.D., 2014, Washington University, St. Louis 

DANIEL L. UNOWSKY (1999), Professor, Chair: B.A., 1988, University of Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., 2000, Columbia University

CHRISTINA WOOLNER (2016), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1996, Hampshire College; M.A., 2006, San Francisco State University; Ph.D., 2014, University of Michigan

ANDREI ZNAMENSKI (2008), Professor: M.A., 1984, Samara (Kuibyshev) University, Russia; Ph.D., 1989, St. Petersburg Herzen University, Russia; Ph.D., 1997, University of Toledo

Institute for Intelligent Systems


ANDREW OLNEY (2007, Psychology), Professor:  B.A., 1998, College of Professional & Liberal Studies London; M.S., 2001, University of Sussex; Ph.D., 2006, University of Memphis

PHIL PAVLIK (2011, Psychology), Associate Professor: B.A., 1992, University of Michigan; Ph.D., 2005, Carnegie Mellon University

GAVIN BIDELMAN (2012, School of Comm. Sciences & Disorders), Associate Professor: B.M. & B.S, 2007, University of Michigan; Ph.D., 2011, Purdue University 

BONNY BANERJEE (2011, Electrical & Computer Engineering), Associate Professor: B.E., 2000, Jadavpur University; M.S., 2002, Ohio State University; Ph.D., 2007, Ohio State University

VASILE RUS (2004, Computer Science), Professor: B.A., 1997, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca; M.S., 1999, Southern Methodist University; Ph.D., 2002, Southern Methodist University

JOHN SABATINI, (2019, IIS), Distinguished Research Scientist: B.A., 1984, University of Chicago, Ph.D., 1997, University of Delaware.

ALISTAIR WINDSOR (2007, Mathematical Sciences), Associate Professor: B.Sc., 1995, Victoria University of Wellington, B.C.A., 1996, Victoria University of Wellington, Ph.D., 2002, Pennsylvania State University.

LEAH WINDSOR (2006, IIS), Research Assistant Professor:  B.S., 1998, Georgetown University; M.A., 2005, University of Memphis; Ph.D., 2012, University of Mississippi

Mathematical Sciences

IRENA LASIECKA, Ph.D., Chair, Distinguished University Professor

PAUL NEVILLE BALISTER, Ph.D., Associate Chair, 

MANOHAR AGGARWAL (2006), Instructor: B.S., 1958, Punjab University, India; M.S., 1960, Delhi University, India; Dr.Rer.Nat., 1969, Eotvos Lorand University, Hungary; Ph.D., 1977, Delhi University, India.

GEORGE A. ANASTASSIOU (1986), Professor: B.A., 1975, University of Athens, Greece; M.A., 1981, Ph.D., 1984, University of Rochester

ALPHA BA (2015), Instructor: B.S., 2007, M.S., 2011, University of Memphis

DALE BOWMAN (2011), Associate  Professor: B.S., 1984, Middle Tennessee State University; Ph.D., 1993, University of Memphis

DIONYSIA S. BACOPULOS (1989), Instructor: B.S.E., 1979, M.S., 1982, Memphis State University

PAUL NEVILLE BALISTER (1998), Professor, Associate Chair: B.A., 1987, M.A., 1991, Ph.D., 1992, Cambridge University

BELA BOLLOBAS (1994), Professor, Hardin Distinguished Chair of Excellence in Combinatorics: Dr. Rer. Nat., 1967, Budapest; Ph.D., 1972, D.Sc. 1985, Cambridge University

MARIA F. BOTELHO (1988), Professor: B.S., 1980, University of Porto; Ph.D., 1988, University of California, Berkeley

JAMES T. CAMPBELL (1984), Professor: B.S., 1978, Georgia Institute of Technology; M.S., 1982, Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

TSZ HO CHAN (2015), Instructor: B.S., 1996, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Ph.D., 2002, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

HONGQIU CHEN (2000),  Professor: B.S., 1983, Chengdu University of Sciences and Technology; M.A., 1988, Academia Sinica; Ph.D., 1998, University of Texas, Austin

SU CHEN (2013), Assistant Professor: M.S., 2008, Ph.D., 2013, Oklahoma State University

LIH-YUAN DENG (1984), Professor: B.S., 1975, M.S., 1977, National Taiwan University; M.S. 1979, Purdue University; M.S., 1982, Ph.D., 1984, University of Wisconsin-Madison

NATALIYA DOROSHENKO (2011), Instructor: M.S., 1992, University of Kiev

DAVID DWIGGINS (2006), Instructor/Coordinator: B.A., 1980, Southwestern at Memphis; M.S., 1984, Memphis State University; Ph.D., 1993, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

DAWN ENGLERT (2012), Instructor, Lambuth Campus: B.S., 1994, Union University; M.S., 2008, University of Tennessee at Martin

MISTY TURNER FREEMAN (2005), Instructor: B.S., 1990, M.S., 1992, University of Mississippi

EBENEZER O. GEORGE (1983), Professor: B.A., 1968, Harvard University; M.S., 1972, University of Illinois; Ph.D., 1977, University of Rochester

GISELE RUIZ GOLDSTEIN (1996), Professor: B.S., 1980, Ph.D., 1986, Tulane University

JEROME A. GOLDSTEIN (1996), Professor: B.S., 1963, M.S., 1964, Ph.D., 1967, Carnegie Mellon University

ANGELA GRANT (1999), Instructor: B.A., 1980, Stephens College; M.S., 1984, Ph.D., 1988, University of Arkansas

DAVID GRYNKIEWICZ (2013), Associate Professor: M.A., Bates College; Ph.D., 2006, California Institute of Technology

JOHN R. HADDOCK (1970), Professor: B.A., 1966, M.S., 1968, Ph.D., 1970, Southern Illinois University

THOMAS C. HAGEN (2003), Professor: M.S., 1995, University of Texas at Dallas; Ph.D., 1998, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

ANNA H. KAMINSKA (1989), Professor: M.S., 1973, Ph.D., 1978, Doctor Habilitatus, 1986, A. Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland

ROBERT KOZMA (2000), Professor: M.Sc., 1982, Moscow Energy University; M. Sc., 1988, Eotvos University; Ph.D., 1992 Delft University of Technology,  Emeritus Professor.

IRENA LASIECKA (2013), Distinguished University Professor, Chair: M.S., 1972, Ph.D., 1975, University of Warsaw

PEI-KEE LIN (1986), Professor: B.S., 1973 Tsing Hua University; M.S., 1981, Ph.D., 1980, Ohio State University

BEN MCCARTY (2012), Associate Professor: B.S., 2005, University of Texas at Tyler; M.S., 2007, Ph.D., 2012, Louisiana State University

RANDALL MCCUTCHEON (2001), Professor: B.A., 1988, Anderson College; Ph.D., 1995, The Ohio State University

VLADIMIR S. NIKIFOROV (2003), Professor: M.S., 1978, Ph.D., 2004, Sofia State University

JOSHUA OLADELE (2012), Instructor: M.S., 2005, Air Force Institute of Technology

ILHAM TAYAHI (2016), Instructor Coordinator: B.S., 2001, M.S., 2002, Bordeaux I University, France; M.A.T., 2016, University of Memphis

ROBERTO TRIGGIANI (2013), Distinguished University Professor: M.S., 1970, Ph.D., 1973, University of Minnesota

MATE WIERDL (1995), Professor: B.S., 1985, The Eotvos Lorand University; Ph.D., 1989, The Ohio State University

ALISTAIR WINDSOR (2007), Associate Professor: B.Sc., 1995, B.C.A., 1995 Victoria University of Wellington; Ph.D., 2002, Pennsylvania State University

CHING-CHI YANG (2019), Assistant Professor, PhD 2019, Statistics, Pensylvania State University,

BENTUO ZHENG (2010), Associate Professor: B.S., 1999, M.S., 2002, Peking University; Ph.D., 2007, Texas A&M University

Military Science

LTC CURT H. SCHULTHEIS (2019), Lieutenant Colonel

PT CHRISTOPHER T. LAWS (2019), Captain, Assistant Professor of Military Science

MSG STEPHEN L. GRAHAM (2017), Master Sergeant, Senior Military Instructor

KARLISHA BENYMON (2018), Enrollment and Recruiting Operations Officer

CASSIUS DAVIS (2013), Logistic Technician and Supply

LTC CURT H. SCHULTHEIS (2019), Lieutenant Colonel, Professor of Military Science and Battalion Commander

THEO WALLACE (2017), Enrollment and Human Resource Administration

DOUGLAS P. HUEY (2013), Contractor, Military Science Instructor: B.S., 1988, Christian Brothers University

Naval Science

CAPTAIN DAVID D. NEAL, USN, Professor of Naval Science 

DAVID D. NEAL (2015), Captain, U.S. Navy, Professor of Naval Science: B.S., 1994, University of Arkansas; M.S, 2002, Naval Postgraduate School 

PHILIP BROWN (2020), Commander, U.S. Navy, Associate Professor: B.A., 2002, Messiah College; MBA, 2018, Naval Postgraduate School 

THOMAS MONTALBANO (2018), Captain, U.S. Marine Corps, Assistant Professor: B.A., 2012, University of Notre Dame 

DEREK VON DISTERLO (2019), Lieutenant, U.S. Navy, Assistant Professor: B.S., 2014, Oregon State University 

KEVYN EVANS (2019), Lieutenant, U.S. Navy, Assistant Professor: B.L.S., 2014, University of Memphis 

JUSTIN STEARNS (2019), Gunnery Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps, Assistant Marine Officer Instructor 


REMY DEBES, Ph.D., Chair

REMY DEBES (2006), Associate Professor, Chair: B.A., 1997, Boston University; Ph,D., 2006, University of Michigan

SHAUN GALLAGHER (2011), Professor, Morrie and Lillian Moss Chair of Excellence: B.A., 1971, St. Columban’s College; M.A., 1976, Villanova University; M.A., 1987, State University of New York at Buffalo; Ph.D., 1990, Bryn Mawr College

DAVID MIGUEL GRAY (2017), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1997, Columbia University, M.A., 2002, Harvard University, Ph.D., 2008, Harvard University

MARY BETH MADER (2002), Professor: A.B., 1982, Smith College; Ph.D., 1998, University of Texas at Austin

MICHAEL J. MONAHAN (2017), Associate Professor: B.A., 1995, Purdue University, M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign, Ph.D., 2003, University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign

THOMAS NENON (1985), Professor, Provost: B.A., 1972, Regis College; M.A., 1974, Boston College; Ph.D., 1983, University of Freiburg

TIMOTHY ROCHE (1985), Associate Professor: B.A., 1974, Washington and Lee University; M.A., 1980, Ph.D., 1984, University of California-Davis

KAS SAGHAFI (2006), Associate Professor: B.S., 1990, Duquesne University; M.A., 1995, Ph.D., 2002, DePaul University

DANIEL J. SMITH (2019), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2011, University of Warwick; M.A, 2012, University of Warwick; Ph.D., 2018, Pennsylvania State University 

LINDSEY STEWART (2017), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2009, Calvin College, M.A, 2013, Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D., 2016, Pennsylvania State University 

DEBORAH P. TOLLEFSON (2002), Professor: B.A., 1992, St Anselm College; M.A., 1995, University of South Carolina; Ph.D., 2002, Ohio State University

Physics and Materials Science


GUSTAV BORSTAD (2019), Instructor/Coordinator: B.S., 2008, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse; Ph.D., 2014, Washington State University

THANG B HOANG (2016), Assistant professor; B.S., 1997, Hanoi University of Technology, M.S., 2000,  Institute of Physic Hanoi, Ph.D., 2008, University of Cincinnati OH (2008).

M. SHAH JAHAN (1980), Professor: B.Sc. 1963, M.S., 1964, Rajshahi University (Bangladesh); Ph.D., 1977, University of Alabama

MOHAMED LARADJI (2002), Professor: B.Sc., 1986, University of Sidi Bel-Abbes (Algeria); M.Sc., 1989, Ph.D., 1993, McGill University

SAMUEL L. MENSAH (2013), Instructor/Coordinator: B.Sc. 1999, University of Cape Coast (Ghana); M.Phil., 2002 University of Cambridge; M.S. 2006, Michigan Technological University; Ph.D., 2011, University of Arkansas

SANJAY R. MISHRA (1999), Professor: B.Sc., 1987, M.Sc., 1989, South Gujarat University, India; M.S. Pittsburg State University, KS, USA, Ph.D., 1996, University of Missouri, Rolla. MO.

FRANCISCO MULLER SANCHEZ (2018), Assistant Professor: B.Sc., 2002, National Autonomous University of Mexico (Mexico); M.S., 2004, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany); Ph.D., 2008, Max-Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics and Ludwig- Maximilians University of Munich (Germany)

CHENHUI PENG (2018), Assistant Professor: B.Sc., 2007, Qufu Normal University (China); M.S., 2011, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Ph.D. 2016, Kent State University

JOANNE FARLEY RHODES (2013), Instructor: B.S.E.E., 1980, B.S., 1984, M.S., 1988, University of Memphis

FIROUZEH SABRI (2007), Associate Professor, Chair: B.S., 1995 University of Wales at Swansea; M.Phil., 1999, Cambridge University; Ph.D., 2002, Cambridge University

XIAO SHEN (2015), Assistant Professor: B.Sc., 2001, Fudan University; Ph.D., 2009, SUNY Stony Brook

Political Science


EBONY DAWKINS (2014), Instructor/Coordinator: B.S., 2004, University of Tennessee; J.D., 2008, University of Memphis

NICOLE DETRAZ (2009), Associate Professor: B.A., 2002, Louisiana State University; M.A., 2005, Ph.D., 2009, Colorado State University

ERIC GROENENDYK (2009), Associate Professor: B.A., 2001, Ph.D., 2009, University of Michigan

SHELBY GROSSMAN (2017), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2006, Emory University; M.A., 2012, Harvard University; Ph.D., 2016, Harvard University

MOLLY HENDERSON (2014), Instructor/Coordinator: B.A., 1993, University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, M.A., 1996, University of Central Oklahoma; Ed.D., 2006, Oklahoma State University

MATTHIAS KAELBERER (2004), Professor, Chair: B.A., 1987, University of Tubingen; M.A., 1991, Ph.D., 1997, Princeton University

JEFFREY LEEDHAM (2013), Instructor: B.A. 2011, M.A., 2013, University of Memphis

WILLIAM DAVID MADLOCK (2002), Instructor: B.A., 1973, M.A., 1977, Memphis State University

PAUL A. MEGO (2012), Senior Lecturer, Lambuth Campus: B.A., 1988, M.A., 1994, Ph.D., 1999, University of Alabama

DURSUN PEKSEN (2012), Professor: B.A., 2001, Marmara University; M.A., 2003, University of Indianapolis; Ph.D., 2008, University of Missouri

MICHAEL SANCES (2015), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2006, University of Massachusetts, Ph.D., 2014, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

SHARON STANLEY (2006), Professor: B.A., 1999, Dartmouth College; M.A., 2000, Ph.D., 2006, University of California, Berkeley



MOLLIE ANDERSON (2016), Instructor: B.S., 1994, Pepperdine University; M.S., 2012, Ph.D., 2016, University of Memphis

FRANK ANDRASIK (2010), Distinguished Professor: B.A., 1971, Wright State University; M.S., 1973, Ph.D., 1979, Ohio University

KAREN LINVILLE BAKER (2014), Senior Lecturer: B.S., 1985, University of Tennessee, Knoxville; M.S., 1988, Ph.D., 1992, University of Memphis

J. GAYLE BECK (2008), Professor, Lillian and Morrie Moss Chair of Excellence: A.B., 1979, Brown University; Ph.D., 1984 State University of New York at Albany

KRISTOFFER S. BERLIN (2012), Associate Professor: B.A., 1996, The University of California-Santa Cruz; M.S., 2003, Ph.D., 2007, University of Wisconsin

JEFFREY S. BERMAN (1985), Professor: B.A., 1972, Reed College; A.M., 1976, Ph.D., 1979, Harvard University

CHERYL A. BOWERS (2011), Senior Lecturer: B.S., 1991, Lambuth College; M.S., 1994, Ph.D., 1996, University of Memphis

GINA M. CAUCCI (2016), Visiting Assistant Professor: B.A., 2005, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts; M.S., 2008, Ph.D., 2011, University of Memphis

ROBERT COHEN (1976), Professor: B.A., 1970, University of Virginia; M.A., 1972, Ph.D., 1975, Miami University (Ohio)

MELLONI NICOLE COOK (2003), Associate Chair of Research Initiatives, Associate Professor: B.S., 1991, Mary Washington College; Ph.D., 1996, The Pennsylvania State University

THOMAS KEVIN FAGAN (1976), Professor: B.S.Ed., 1965, M.A., 1966, Ph.D., 1969, Kent State University

RANDY G. FLOYD (2001), Professor, Chair: B.A., Hendrix College, 1994; M.Ed., 1995, Ph.D., 1999, Indiana State University

TRACY N. HIPP (2018), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2002, California State University Los Angeles; B.S., 2008 Georgia State University; M.A., 2012, Georgia State University; Ph.D., 2016, Georgia State University

DAVID A. HOUSTON (1992), Associate Professor: B.A., 1975, Northwestern University; J.D., 1980, Ph.D., 1989, Indiana University

KATHRYN H. HOWELL (2013), Associate Professor: B.S., 2004, Cornell University; M.S., 2008, Ph.D., 2011, University of Michigan

XIANGEN HU (1993), Professor: B.S., 1982, M.S., 1985, Huazhong University; M.A., 1991, Ph.D., 1993, University of California, Irvine

STEPHANIE HUETTE (2013), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2007, University of Iowa; Ph.D., 2013, University of California, Merced

XU (Lilya) JIANG (2015), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2009, Beijing Normal University; M.A., 2012, Ph.D., 2015, University of South Carolina

ROGER JAMES KREUZ (1988), Professor, Associate Dean: B.A., 1983, University of Toledo; M.A., 1985, Ph.D., 1987, Princeton University

DERANDA B. LESTER (2015), Research Assistant Professor: B.S., 2004, Millsaps College; M.S., 2007, Ph.D., 2011, University of Memphis

BROOK A. MARCKS (2013), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.A., 2000, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; M.S., 2003, Ph.D., 2007, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

MEGHAN MCDEVITT-MURPHY (2006), Professor: B.A., 1997, Rutgers University; M.S., 2001, Ph.D., 2004, Auburn University

ELIZABETH BENTON MEISINGER (2007), Associate Professor: B.A., 2000, University of North Carolina; M.S., Ph.D., 2006, University of Georgia

JAMES MURPHY (2006), Professor: B.A., 1995, Seton Hall University; M.S., 1999, Ph.D., 2003, Auburn University

ANDREW MCGREGOR OLNEY (2007), Professor: B.A., 1998 College of Professional & Liberal Studies of London; M.S., 2001, University of Sussex; Ph.D., 2006, University of Memphis

PHILIP I. PAVLIK (2011), Associate Professor: B.A., 1992, University of Michigan; Ph.D., 2005, Carnegie Mellon University

LESLIE A. ROBINSON (2002), Professor: B.A., 1978, Rhodes College; M.S., 1981, Florida State University; Ph.D., 1990, Memphis State University

M. DAVID RUDD (2013), President, Distinguished Professor of Psychology: B.A., Princeton University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

HELEN J.K. SABLE (2008), Associate Chair of Educational Initiatives, Associate Professor: B.A., 1995, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; M.S., 1998, Kansas State University; Ph.D., 2001, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

ROBERT /GIOVANNI N. DORTCH (2012), Instructor: B.A. 1999, M.A. 2004, University of Memphis

GRAVES E. ENCK (1974), Associate Professor: B.A. 1961, North Texas State University; M.A., 1968, Texas Christian University; Ph.D., 1975, Yale University

CLAYTON FORDAHL (2017), Assistant Professor: B.A. 2010, The George Washington University; M.A., 2013, Ph.D., 2017, Stony Brook University (SUNY)

WESLEY L. JAMES (2009), Associate Professor: B.A., 2001, University of Missouri-Columbia; M.A., 2004, Ph.D., 2009, Mississippi State University

JOSEPH LARISCY (2015), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2007 University of Georgia; M.A., 2009, Ph.D., 2013, University of Texas at Austin

SUNAH M. LAYBOURN (2018), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2005, University of Memphis; M.A., 2014, Ph.D., 2018, University of Maryland

JENI LOFTUS (2012), Associate Professor: B.A., 1996, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities; M.A., 1999, Ph.D., 2004, Indiana University, Bloomington

KENDRA MURPHY (2012), Instructor/Coordinator: B.A., 2003, University of Central Arkansas; M.A., 2007, University of Memphis

GRETCHEN PETERSON (2016), Professor, Chair: B.A., 1995, Bates College; M.A., 1997, Ph.D., 2000, University of Arizona

CAROL RAMBO (1993), Associate Professor: B.A., 1986, M.A., 1987, Ph.D., 1993, University of Florida

DARRON T. SMITH (2017), Instructor: B.A., 1994, M.A., 2000, Ph.D., 2010, University of Utah

CYNTHIA STOCKTON (2014), Instructor: B.A., 2011, M.A., 2013, University of Memphis

JUNMIN WANG (2008), Associate Professor: B.A., 1997, M.A., 2000, Beijing University; Ph.D., 2007, New York University

Department of World Languages and Literatures


RALPH ALBANESE (1990), Professor of French: B.A., 1966, M.A., 1968, Queens College; Ph.D., 1972, Yale University

PILAR ALCALDE (1998), Associate Professor of Spanish: B.A., 1988, Universidad Complutense , Madrid, Spain ; M.A., 1994, Ph.D., 1998, University of Southern California

CARLO BOTTONE (2016), Instructor of Classics and Italian: M.A., Università degli Studi di Milano, 2007; M.A., City University of New York, 2016

FERNANDO BURGOS (1981), Professor of Spanish: B.S., 1970, M.A., 1973, University of Chile; Ph.D., 1980, University of Florida

MELANIE CONROY (2013), Assistant Professor of French: B.A., 2000, University of Alberta; M.A., 2005, State University of New York; M.A., 2006, Université de Paris VIII; Ph.D., 2012, Stanford University

REGAN EDWARDS (2013), Instructor of Spanish: B.A., 2006, University of Mississippi; M.A., 2013, University of Georgia

COSETTA GAUDENZI (2002), Associate Professor of Italian: Laurea, 1992, Università di Bologna; M.A., 1993, University of Warwick; Ph.D., 2000, University of Texas at Austin

INMACULADA GOMEZ SOLER (2012), Associate Professor of Spanish: B.A., 2006, University of Sevilla, Spain; M.A., 2009, Ph.D., 2012, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

DENIS GRELE (2007), Associate Professor of French: Licence, 1991, M.A., 1994, Université de Caen; Ph.D., 1999, New York University

JENNIFER JOHNSTON (2010), Instructor of Spanish: B.A., 1993, University of Florida; M.A., 2001, University of Memphis

PATTY JOYNER (2017), Instructor of Spanish: B.A., 2015, University of Tennessee at Martin; M.A., 2017, University of Memphis

ROBERT KELZ (2010), Associate Professor of German: B.A., 1998, Tulane University; M.A., 2006, Ph.D., 2010, Vanderbilt University

JOSÉ MAGAÑA (2016), Instructor of Spanish: B.A., 2013, M.A., 2015, University of Memphis

YUKI MATSUDA (2000), Associate Professor of Japanese: B.A., 1989, Michigan State University; M.A., 1991, University of Massachusetts; M.A., 1993, Ph.D., 1997, University of Southern California

JOSHUA NAVE (2016), Instructor of Spanish: B.A., 2004, Lee University; M.A., 2007, Louisiana State University

MONIKA NENON (1993), Professor of German: M.A., 1983, Ph.D., 1987, University of Freiburg, Germany

HIRONORI NISHI (2016), Assistant Professor of Japanese: B.A., 2003, Wasada University; B.A., 2006, Southern Oregon University; M.A., 2009, Portland State University; Ph.D., 2015, University of Wisconsin, Madison

FATIMA R. NOGUEIRA (2005), Professor of Spanish: B.,A., 1977, Pontificia Universidade Católica de Campinas; M.A., 2000, The University of Memphis; M.A., 2003, Vanderbilt University

ERROL M. O’NEILL (2008), Assistant Professor of French: B.A., 1997, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale; M.A., 2000, Ph.D., 2012, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

IVAN ORTEGA-SANTOS (2008), Associate Professor of Spanish: B.A., 1999, Universidad de Deusto; M.A., 2003, University of Arizona; Ph.D., 2008, University of Maryland

HEIKE POLSTER (2007), Associate Professor of German: M.A., 2002, The University of Georgia; Ph.D., 2007, Washington University

ROBIN RASH (2012), Senior Lecturer of French and Spanish, Lambuth Campus: B.A., 1981, Northern Kentucky University; M.A., 1988, Ph.D., 1993, University of Cincinnati

DIANA RUGGIERO (2012), Associate Professor of Spanish: B.A., 2002, M.A., 2004, Ph.D., 2010, Ohio State University

LINDSEY SHELTON (2011), Instructor of Spanish: B.A., 2008, M.A., 2010, University of Memphis

BENJAMIN SPARKS (2016), Instructor of French: B.A., 2008, M.A., 2011, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., 2015, Louisiana State University

WILLIAM JOHN THOMPSON (1989), Associate Professor of French, Chair: B.A., 1983, M.A., 1984, McMaster University, Canada; Ph.D., 1989, Cornell University

VANIA BARRAZA TOLEDO (2008), Associate Professor of Spanish: B.A., 1998, Universidad Austral de Chile; M.A., 2000, Catholic University of America; Ph.D., 2005, The University of Arizona

FRANCISCO VIVAR (1996), Professor of Spanish: B.A., 1979, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain; M.A., 1990, California State University; Ph.D., 1995, University of California-Los Angeles

SHINOBU WATANABE (2018), Instructor of Japanese: B.A., 2009, M.A., 2015, University of Memphis

LAN ZHANG (2007), Associate Professor of Chinese: B.A., 1997, M.A., 2000, Beijing Language University; Ph.D., 2007, University of South Carolina

School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy


Department of City and Regional Planning


REZA BANAI (1983), Professor: B.Arch., 1973, Miami University; M.Arch. 1975, Virginia Polytechnic Institute; M.A., Ph.D., 1983, University of Pennsylvania

JAE TUEK CHIN (2018), Visiting Assistant Professor: B.S., 1999, Seoul National University; M.S., 2001, Seoul National University; M.C.R.P, 2009, The Ohio State University; Ph.D., 2013, The Ohio State University

ANDREW GUTHRIE (2018), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2004, University of Georgia; M.U.R.P, 2009, University of Minnesota; Ph.D., 2018, University of Minnesota

CHARLES SANTO (2005), Associate Professor, Chair: B.A., 1996, Washington and Lee University; M.U.R.P., 1999, Virginia Commonwealth University; Ph.D., 2005, Portland State University

Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

K B TURNER, Ph.D., Chair

BERT O. BURRASTON (2012), Associate Professor: B.S., 1991, M.S., 1994, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., 2003, University of Oregon

ANGELA CREWS (2013), Research Associate Professor: B.S., 1989, Tusculum College; M.A., 1992, East Tennessee State University; Ph.D., 1996, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

RANDOLPH DUPONT (2003), Professor: B.A., 1973, Loyola University of the South; Ph.D., 1981, University of Texas at Austin

AMAIA IRATZOQUI (2015), Assistant Professor, B.S., 2006, Florida International University; M.S., 2008, Florida International University; PhD, 2015 Florida State University.

AMANDA JOHNSON (2013), Associate Professor: B.A., 2002, M.P.A., 2005, University of Arizona; Ph.D., 2010, Sam Houston State University

SHERI JENKINS KEENAN (2017), Coordinator and Clinical Assistant Professor:  B.A., 1996, The University of Alabama, Birmingham; B.S., 1997, The University of Alabama, Birmingham; M.S., 1998, Jacksonville State University; PhD., 2011, The University of Southern Mississippi

SHELLEY KEITH (2017), Associate Professor and Graduate Studies Coordinator:  B.A., 1996, Emory University; M.S., 1999, Florida State University; Ph.D., 2009, Emory University

ANGELA MADDEN (2013), Research Associate Professor: B.S., 1989, Tusculum College; M.A., 1992, East Tennessee State University; Ph.D., 1996, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

TIMOTHY MCCUDDY (2019), Assistant Professor, BA., 2001, University of Memphis; MA 2013,  University of Memphis; Ph.D., 2018. University of Missouri-St. Louis

JAMES MCCUTCHEON (2013), Associate Professor: B.A., 2008, M.A., 2010, Auburn University; Ph.D., 2013, University of Central Florida

GEORGE MEGELSH (2012), Senior Lecturer, Lambuth Campus: B.A., LaSalle University; M.A., Rider University

LAUREL MILES (2018), Undergraduate Instructor/Coordinator: B.A., 2012; University of Memphis; M.A., 2014, University of Memphis

ANDREW SENTER (2019) Undergraduate Instructor/Coordinator:  B.A., 2008, University of Tennessee-Knoxville; J.D., 2012, Florida Coastal School of Law; M.A., 2017, University of Memphis

K B TURNER (2003), Associate Professor, Chair: B.S., 1983, Jackson State University; M.S., 1988, University of Nebraska at Omaha; Ph.D., 1996, University of Nebraska at Lincoln

STEPHEN WATTS (2014), Assistant Professor:  B.A., 2006, University of North Caroline at Asheville; M.A., 2009, University of Georgia; PhD., 2013, University of Georgia

LENARD WELLS (2013), Instructor: B.A., 1990, M.P.A., 1996, University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., Cardinal Stritch University

Department of Public and Nonprofit Administration


DAVID N. COX (1978), Professor Emeritus: B.A., 1965, Ball State University; M.A., 1968, University of Queensland; Ph.D., 1977, Indiana University

ELIZABETH GILLESPIE (2020), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2005, University of Iowa; MPA, 2014, Drake University; Ph.D., 2020, University of Nebraska at Omaha

JOSEPH HAFER (2020), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2004, Millersville University of Pennsylvania; M.S., 2009, Villanova University; Ph.D., 2019, Pennsylvania State University Harrisburg

MICHAEL HOWELL-MORONEY (2012), Professor: B.S., 1004, Northern Arizona University; M.B.A., 1998, Eastern University; Ph.D., 2002, University of Delaware

ERIN K. NELSON (2013), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2000, University of Pittsburgh; M.P.A., 2006, Ph.D., 2013, University of Missouri-Kansas City

JOHN TOPINKA (2013), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.A., 1974, University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.A., 1976; M.P.A., 1983, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse; Ph.D., 2011, Florida International University

CANDACE McRAE WALSH (2014), Instructor:  B.S., 1989, University of Tennessee at Knoxville; M.P.A., 1999, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

SHARON WROBEL (2010), Associate Professor, Department Chair: B.A., 1991, M.P.A., 1995, Arizona State University; M.S., 2000, Ph.D., 2005, University of Texas-Dallas

School of Social Work

SUSAN NEELY-BARNES, Ph.D., Chair, Director

KATIE K. NORWOOD (2018), Instructor, Coordinator: B.S., 1999, University of Tennessee Knoxville: M.S.S.W., 2006, University of Tennessee Knoxville

KENYA ANDERSON (2013), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.A., 2000, University of Memphis; M.S.W., 2010, University of Tennessee-Knoxville

ELENA DELAVEGA (2011), Associate Professor: B.A., 2006, University of Houston-Downtown; M.S.W., 2008, Ph.D., 2010 University of Houston

SUSAN ELSWICK (2012), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2001, Coastal Carolina University; M.S.S.W, 2006, University of Tennessee; Ed.D., 2011, University of Memphis

MELISSA HIRSCHI (2017), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2001 Brigham Young University; M.S.W., 2007, Ph.D., 2017, Boston University

SEOK WON JIN (2018), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1995, Yonsei University; M.A., 2006, Kyung Hee University; M.A., 2008, Ball State University; M.S.W., 2011, University of Minnesota; Ph.D., 2013, University of Minnesota

MARGARET ANN LANDRY (2018), Instructor/Coordinator: B.A., 2012; M.S.W., 2014, University of Memphis.

ROBIN LENNON-DEARING (2010), Associate Professor: B.S.W., 1996, M.S.W., 1998, University of South Florida; Ph.D., 2004 University of Georgia

CHERRY MALONE (2016), Instructor/Coordinator: B.A., 1997, University of Memphis; M.S.W., 2011, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

VERONICA MORROW (2014), Lecturer, Lambuth Campus: B.A., 1993, University of Memphis; M.S.W., 2012, Union University

SUSAN NEELY-BARNES (2010), Professor, Chair: B.A., 1996, Duke University; M.S.W., 1999, Washington University; Ph.D., 2005, University of Washington

BRANDON OUSLEY (2015), Instructor/Coordinator: B.S., 2007, University of Alabama at Birmingham; M.S.W., 2008, Loyola University Chicago

LAURA TAYLOR (2011) Assistant Professor: B.A., 1995, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana; M.S.W., 1997 Loyola University – Chicago; Ph.D., 2017, Institute for Clinical Social Work

GREGORY WASHINGTON (2009), Professor: B.S., 1982, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; M.S., 1995, Chicago State University; M.S.W., 1999, Ph.D., 2003 Clark Atlanta University

JERRY WATSON (2018), Assistant Professor, B.A. Program Coordinator: B.A., 1993, Northeastern Illinois University; M.S.W., 1997, University of Illinois; M.B.A., 2003, Dominican University; Ph.D., 2006, Jackson State University

Fogelman College of Business & Economics Faculty and Staff

CHARLES A. PIERCE, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Research

CHEN ZHANG, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Faculty and Administration
TRELLIS M. MORGAN, M.S., Manager, Undergraduate Student Services
MARK E. ALPUENTE, M.A., Assistant Manager, Undergraduate Student Services, Graduation Analyst/Academic Advisor
TINESE H. HARRIS, Administrative Secretary
ELIZABETH A. JASPER, M.S.W., Academic Advisor
MARY J. JOHNSON, B.S.Ed., Honors Student Advisor/Scheduling Coordinator

APRIL JONES, M.B.A., Academic Advisor

W. RYAN MITCHELL, M.A., Academic Advisor
FELICIA RODDY-JACKSON, M.A.L.S., Scholarship/Recruitment Coordinator


KENTON B. WALKER, Ph.D., Director

PHILIP D. BABIN (2015), Instructor: B.S., 1982, Christian Brothers College, M.B.A., 2004, The University of Memphis, C.M.A., C.P.A., Tennessee
JOSHUA A. COYNE (2014), Assistant Professor: B.S., M.Acc., 2010, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., 2014, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

DAMON FLEMING (2019), Professor, Dean: B.S., 2001, M.S., 2003, San Diego State University, Ph.D., 2006, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

NAN GOLDEN (2015), Assistant Professor: B.C., 2007, Macquarie University; M.S., 2009 Michigan State University; Ph.D., 2015, Florida Atlantic University

RITA GREEN (2016), Instructor: B.S., 1992, University of Tennessee at Martin; M.B.A., 1997, Ed.D., 2012, The University of Memphis

HYUNGCHUL KIM (2015), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2011, M.S., 2011, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., 2015, Texas Tech University
KENNETH R. LAMBERT (1982), Professor: B.S.B.A. 1968, Southeast Missouri State University; M.B.A., 1972, Ph.D. 1976, University of Arkansas

STEVE LIN (2019), Professor, James T. Thompson Chair for Excellence in Accounting Education: B.A. 1987, Soochow University, M.A., 1991, Lancaster University, Ph.D., 1999, the Victoria University of Manchester
JAMES M. LUKAWITZ (1989), Associate Professor: B.S., 1983, Ph.D., 1989, Florida State University; C.P.A., 1985, Florida
JOHN M. MALLOY (1988), Professor: B.B.A., 1961, M.B.A., 1966, Southern Methodist University; Ph.D., 1970, Louisiana State University; J.D., 1974, Salmon P. Chase School of Law of North Kentucky University; C.P.A., 1965, Texas; Member of Ohio Bar, 1974
PETER L. McMICKLE (1978), Professor: B.B.A. 1967, Memphis State University; M.A., 1969; Ph.D., 1977, University of Alabama; C.P.A., 1970, Tennessee
LARRY MOORE (1987), Professor: B.A., 1971, Vanderbilt University; M.A., 1974, Memphis State University; J.D., 1976, Washington University
JEFFREY M. NEVELS (2015), Instructor: B.S., 1980, Miami University; M.B.A., 1985 Xavier University; C.P.A.; Ohio 
NIRMALEE RADDATZ (2017), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2009, Eastern Kentucky University; M.T.X., M.S.I.S., 2001, M.B.A., 2012, Ph.D., 2015, Mississippi State University
ZABIHOLLAH REZAEE (2001), Professor and Thompson-Hill Chair of Excellence in Accounting: B.S., 1976, Iranian Institute of Advanced Accounting; M.B.A., 1980, Tarleton State University; Ph.D., 1985, University of Mississippi
KATHERINE B. SORENSEN (2017), Assistant Professor; B.S.B.A., 2008 University of Tennessee; M.Acc., 2009 University of Tennessee; Ph.D., 2017, Southern Illinois University
IRVIN LEE TANKERSLEY (1973), Associate Professor: B.B.A., 1967, Memphis State University; J.D., 1972, Tulane University
KENTON B. WALKER (2014), Professor, Director: B.B.A., 1974, M.S., 1978, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

JOSEPH H. ZHANG (2012), Associate Professor: B.S., 1996, Zhejiang University; M.S., 2004, M.A., 2006, University of Illinois; Ph.D., 2012, Louisiana State University; C.P.A.

Business Information and Technology

SANDRA M. RICHARDSON, Ph.D., Interim Chair

ALI MAHDAVI ADELI (2017), Assistant Professor: B.Sc. 2007, Semnan University; M.Sc., 2010 University of Technology Malaysia, Ph.D., 2017, University of Minnesota

JUDITH COMPTON BROWN (1964), Assistant Professor: B.B.A., 1961, Memphis State University; M.S., 1962, University of Tennessee
JASBIR S. DHALIWAL (2005), Professor, Executive Vice President for Research and Innovation: B.S., 1982, University of Malaya; M.B.A., 1986, Ph.D., 1993, University of British Columbia
MARK L. GILLENSON (1995), Professor: B.S., 1969, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.S., 1970, Ph.D., 1974, The Ohio State University
BRIAN D. JANZ (1995), Professor: B.E.E., 1984, M.B.A., 1987, Ph.D., 1995, University of Minnesota

EUNTAE TED LEE (1999), Associate Professor: B.S., 1984, Seoul National University; M.S., 1989, The Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., 1996, University of Nebraska

HUIGANG LIANG (2019), Professor and FedEx Chair of Excellence in MIS: B.S., 1995, M.S., 1998, China Pharmaceutical University, M.S., 2002, Auburn University, Ph.D., 2003, Auburn University
MOHAMMAD S. NAJJAR (2020), Instructor: B.S., 2002, M.B.A. 2007, University of Jordan, Ph.D., 2014, University of Memphis

AVANTI PANDIT (2019), Instructor: B.Com, 1983, University of Delhi, M.S. 2002, M.B.A. 2002, Boston University
ROBIN SUZANNE POSTON (2003), Professor, Graduate School Dean: B.S., 1987, University of Pennsylvania; M.S., 1992, University of Central Florida; Ph.D., 2003, Michigan State University
SANDRA M. RICHARDSON (2006), Associate Professor, Interim Chair: B.S., 1997, University of New Mexico; M.S., 2002, Texas Tech University; Ph.D., 2006, University of Central Florida
MARGARET R. SCHULTZ (2007), Instructor: B.A., 1979, University of Toledo; M.B.A., 1982, Cleveland State University; Ph.D., 2004, The University of Memphis
SRIKAR VELICHETY (2016), Assistant Professor: B. Tech., 2007, M. Tech., 2009, Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management; Ph.D., 2016, University of Arizona

YINAN YU (2019), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2010 Tongji University, M.S., 2012, Tsinghua University, Ph.D., 2017, The University of Hong Kong
CHEN ZHANG (2007), Associate Professor, Associate Dean for Faculty and Administration: B.A., 1998 Beijing Normal University; M.B.A., 2000, Bowling Green State University; M.S., 2002, Wright State University; Ph.D., 2008, Purdue University



CARMEN ASTORNE-FIGARI (2012), Associate Professor: B.S., 2002, Universidad del Pacifico; M.A., 2008, Ph.D., 2012, Washington University in St. Louis

CARL MAGNUS BJUGGREN (2019): B.A., 2006, M.A., 2006, Lund University, Ph.D., 2013, Linkoping University

JAMEIN P. CUNNINGHAM (2017), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2006 Michigan State University; M.S., 2008, University of North Texas; Ph.D., 2014, University of Michigan
JOHN E. GNUSCHKE (1976), Professor; Director, Center for Manpower Studies and Bureau of Business and Economic Research: B.S., 1969, Utah State University; M.A., 1971, Ph.D., 1975, University of Missouri
ANDREW J. HUSSEY (2006), Associate Professor: B.A., 2000, St. Olaf University; M.A., 2001, Ph.D., 2006, Duke University
DAVID M. KEMME (1994), Professor, Shelby County / William N. Morris Chair of Excellence in International Economics: B.A., 1973, Miami University; M.A., 1975, Ph.D., 1980, Ohio State University
JOONHYUNG LEE (2012), Associate Professor: B.A., 2002, Korea University; Ph.D., 2009, University of Texas at Austin
JOSE JOAQUIN LOPEZ (2014), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2002, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo, Mexico; Ph.D., 2014, The University of Chicago
ALBERT A. OKUNADE (1987), Professor: B.S., 1980; M.S., M.B.A., 1982, Wright State University; Ph.D., 1986, University of Arkansas

SUMANT RAI (2016), Instructor: B.A., 2000, University of Delhi; M.A., 2002, Delhi School of Economics; Ph.D., 2012, University of Washington
WILLIAM T. SMITH (1993), Professor, Chair: B.A., 1979, American College in Paris; M.A., 1980, University of Miami; Ph.D., 1987, University of Virginia
JAMIN D. SPEER (2014), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2007, Vanderbilt University; M.A., 2009, M.Phil., 2011, Ph.D., 2014, Yale University

Finance, Insurance and Real Estate

PANKAJ K. JAIN, Ph.D., Interim Chair

KELLEY ANDERSON (2017), Instructor: B.S., Middle Tennessee State University; ABD, The University of Memphis

JEFFREY R. BLACK (2017), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2010, M.S., 2012, Colorado State University; Ph.D., 2017, University of Oklahoma

ALLEN CARRION (2018), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1993, Virginia Technological University; M.B.A., 2003, University of Maryland; Ph.D., 2012, University of Utah

QUENTIN C. CHU (1984), Professor: B.S., 1977, National Chiao Tung University; M.A.S., 1979, Ph.D., 1984, University of Illinois
PANKAJ K. JAIN (2002), Professor, Interim Chair: B.Com., 1993 Rajasthan University, India; M.B.A., 1995, Indian Institute of Management: L.LB., 1998, Bombay University; M.S., 2000, Ph.D., 2002, Indiana University
LESLIE R. MATHIS (2000), Instructor: B.A., 1983, Vanderbilt University; M.I.M., 1986 Thunderbird-Garvin School of International Management; M.A., 1997, University of New Orleans
THOMAS H. McINISH (1990), Professor, Wunderlich Chair of Excellence in Finance: B.A., 1968, Birmingham-Southern College; M.A., 1971, American University; Ph.D., 1978, University of Pittsburgh

NAPOLEAN H. OVERTON (2010), Instructor: B.S., 1980 University of Tennessee at Knoxville; M.B.A., 1982, The University of Memphis

ALLISON POTTER (2020), Instructor: B.S., 1986, University of Memphis, M.B.A., 1988, Arkansas State University, Ph.D., 2004, University of Memphis

SILVERI SAVATINO (2015), Assistant Professor: M.Comm, 2001, University of Melbourne; M.S., 2005, University of Rochester; Ph.D., 2009, Arizona State University

VIVEK SHARMA (2016), Instructor: B.Sc., 2005, Presidency College; M.S., 2005, Indian Statistical Institute; ABD, The University of Memphis

KONSTANTIN SOKOLOV (2018), Assistant Professor: M.Sc. 2009, St. Petersburg State University; Ph.D., 2017, Wilfrid Laurier University
RONALD W. SPAHR (2005), Professor: B.S.M.E., 1966, South Dakota State University ; M.B.A., 1969, University of Southern California; Ph.D., 1976, University of Wisconsin
MARK A. SUNDERMAN (2008), Morris F. Fogelman Chair of Excellence in Real Estate: B.S., 1974, M.S., 1976, Ph.D., 1986, University of Illinois at Urban-Champaign



LAURA L. ALDERSON (1999), Instructor: B.B.A., 1989, M.B.A., 1992, University of Mississippi, Ph. D. 2018, University of Memphis

WENDY L. BEDWELL (2019), Instructor: B.A. James Madison University, M.D.E. University of Maryland, Ph.D., 2012, University of Central Florida
V. CAROL DANEHOWER (1989), Associate Professor: B.A. 1977, Hendrix College; M.A., 1978, University of Arkansas; D.B.A., 1987, University of Kentucky
BARBARA D. DAVIS (1994), Associate Professor: B.S. 1974, Knoxville College; M.A., 1975, University of Kentucky; Ed.D., 1990, Memphis State University
FRANCES H. FABIAN (2008), Associate Professor: A.B., 1983 Smith College; M.P.P., 1985, Harvard University; Ph.D., 1997, University of Texas at Austin
KRISTEN P. JONES (2016), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2008 University of Virginia; M.A., 2010, Ph.D., 2013 George Mason University

JESSICA KIRK (2019), Assistant Professor: B.A., University of Missouri, M.B.A., Washington University, Ph.D., 2019, The University of Colorado

KURT KRAIGER (2019), Professor, Chair: B.A., 1979, University of Cincinnati; M.A., 1982, M.S., 1982, Ph.D., 1983, Ohio State University

ALEX P. LINDSEY (2018), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2011, Purdue University Indianapolis; M.A., 2013, Ph.D., 2016, George Mason University

KELLY A. MOLLICA (2007), Instructor: B.S., 1983, Western Carolina University; M.S., 1989, University of Tennessee at Knoxville; Ph.D., 1997, The Pennsylvania State University

CHARLES A. PIERCE (2004), Professor, Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Research: B.S. 1990, Syracuse University; M.A., 1992, Ph.D., 1995, University at Albany, State University of New York

CAITLIN PORTER (2019), Assistant Professor: B.S., B. A., 2010, University of Central Arkansas, M.S., 2013, Ph.D. 2016 Purdue University
MARTHA D. ROBINSON (2007), Instructor: B.S., 1978, M.B.A., 1991, Tennessee State University; Ed.D., 2004, Vanderbilt University

ENRICA RUGGS (2019), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2005, Prairie View A & M Unviersity, M.S. 2007, St. Mary’s University, Ph.D. 2013, Rice University
KATHY A. TUBERVILLE (2012), Instructor: B.S., 1978, M.S., 1982, The University of Memphis; Ed.D., 2014, Northcentral University
ROBERT ROEBUCK WIGGINS (2002), Associate Professor: A.B., 1975, Vassar College; M.B.A., 1977, Ph.D., 1995, University of Texas at Austin

Marketing and Supply Chain Management

GREGORY W. BOLLER, Ph.D., Interim Chair

M. MEHDI AMINI (1988), Professor: B.A., 1976, Tehran University; M.B.A., 1979, University of North Texas; M.S., 1984, Ph.D., 1989, Southern Methodist University

WENDY BEDWELL (2019), Instructor: B.A., James Madison University, M.D.E., University of Maryland, Ph.D., 2012, University of Central Florida
GREGORY W. BOLLER (1988), Associate Professor, Interim Chair: B.S., 1982, M.S., 1984, Ph.D., 1988, The Pennsylvania State University
ALAN J. BUSH (1988), Professor: B.A., 1976, Winona State University, M.B.A., 1978, Ph.D., 1983, Louisiana State University
MICHAEL J. CERVETTI (2007), Instructor: B.S., 1976, M.S., 1978, Ed.D., 1984, The University of Memphis
ORRIN COOPER (2012), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2004, Utah Valley University; M.P.A., 2007, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., 2012, University of Pittsburgh
TRACY A. COSENZA (2013), Instructor: B.S., 2003, Christian Brothers University; M.B.A., 2005, The University of Memphis; Ph.D., 2010, Auburn University
GEORGE D. DEITZ (2005), Associate Professor: B.A. 1988, B.S., 1988, M.S., 1991, West Virginia University, Ph.D., 2005, University of Alabama

BRADFORD R. EICHHORN (2015), Instructor: B.S., 1975, M.S. 1977, Ph.D., 2014, Cleveland State University
RAJIV GROVER (2007), Professor, Sales and Marketing Chair of Excellence: B.Tech., 1975, M.B.A., 1977, Indian Institute of Technology; Ph.D., 1983, University of Massachusetts
DALE F. KEHR (2000), Instructor: B.S.B., 1968, Emporia State University; M.B.A., 1971, Wichita State University
BALAJI C. KRISHNAN (1999), Professor, Director of M.B.A. Programs: B.S., 1989, Marathwada University; M.M.S., 1991, University of Bombay; Ph.D., 1998, Louisiana State University
GENSHENG LIU (2006), Associate Professor: B.Engr., 1996, M.Engr., 1998, Tsinghua University; Ph.D., 2007, University of Minnesota
SATISH MEHRA (1978), Professor: B.Sc., 1966, University of Delhi; B.ENGG., 1969, University of Poona; M.B.A, 1972, Ph.D., 1978, University of Georgia
ERNEST L. NICHOLS (1991), Associate Professor: B.A., 1980, University of Maine at Orono; M.B.A., 1985, Ph.D., 1993, Michigan State University
MICHAEL J. RACER (2004), Associate Professor: B.A., 1984, Rice University , M.S., 1986, Ph.D., 1990, University of California - Berkeley.
JEFFREY R. THIEME (2003), Associate Professor: B.S., 1989, M.B.A., 1992, University of Missouri - Columbia , Ph.D., 1998, Michigan State University
ADRIENNE ZAITZ (2011), Instructor: B.A., 1972, City University of New York; M.A., 1977, New York University; M.B.A., 1981, Adelphi University

College of Communication and Fine Arts Faculty and Staff


RYAN FISHER, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

RIKA HUDSON, M.A., Academic Success Advisor

LAURA SNYDER, M.A., College Academic Advisor II

TERRELL STANFORD-BUSH, M.A., College Academic Advisor I



BRIAN ANDREWS (2020), Visiting Professor of Architecture: M. Arch., Princeton University; B. Arch., Tulane University

JENNIFER BARKER (2013), Associate Professor: M.Arch., The University of Memphis; B.Arch., University of Tennessee

SHERRY BRYAN (1984), Professor Emeritus: M. Arch., Virginia Polytechnic Institute; M.S., Memphis State University; B.S., Memphis State University

MICHAEL CHISAMORE (2009), Associate Professor: M.Arch., Virginia Polytechnic Institute; B.P.S. (Architecture), State University of New York at Buffalo

MICHAEL HAGGE (1996), Professor: M.Arch., Virginia Polytechnic Institute; M.C.R.P., Memphis State University; M.P.A., Webster College (Government Service Fellowship)

PAMELA HURLEY (2011), Visiting Professor of Architecture: M.Arch., The University of Memphis; MFA, University of Tennessee; BFA (Design), Parsons School of Design; BFA (Interior Architecture), The University of Memphis

ANDREW PARKS (2009), Instructor:  M.Arch., University of Tennessee; B.F.A. (Architecture), The University of Memphis; B.S.E.T (Arch), The University of Memphis

MARKIA SNIDER (2020), Assistant Professor: M.Arch., University of Kansas; Ph.D. (History, Architecture and Urbanism), University of Utah; Master of Design Studies (Historic Preservation), Boston Architectural College; B.S. (Architecture), The Ohio State University

JENNIFER “JENNA”. THOMPSON (2013), Associate Professor: M.Arch., The University of Memphis; B.Arch., Auburn University; B.I.Arch., Auburn University

ANDY KITSINGER (2010), Director UofM Design Collaborative + Visiting Professor: B.Arch., University of Arkansas; M.C.R.P., The University of Memphis

Professional Staff

ANNE BALLUM (2019), Administrative Associate II; M.B.A, Tulane University; M.S. Chapman University; B.A., University of New Orleans; B.A., The University of Memphis



FRED C. ALBERTSON (1987), Professor: B.A., 1974, University of California-Irvine; M.A., 1977, Ph.D., 1980, Bryn Mawr College
BRYNA BOBICK (2008), Associate Professor: B.F.A., 1997, Ed.D., 2008, University of Georgia
LUCAS A. CHARLES (2002), Associate Professor: B.A., 1998, University of Tennessee; M.G.D., 2002, North Caroline State University
LORELEI H. CORCORAN (1990), Professor: B.A., 1975, Tufts University; Ph.D., 1988, University of Chicago
ELIZABETH I. EDWARDS (2000), Professor: B.F.A., 1982, Tyler School of Art; M.F.A., 1987, Indiana University
GARY K. GOLIGHTLY (2002), Associate Professor: B.B.A., 1984, M.F.A., 1995, Memphis State University
JAMES E. JACKSON (1999), Professor: B.F.A., 1977, Memphis College of Art; M.F.A., 1980, Cornell University
EARNESTINE L. JENKINS (2000), Professor: B.A., 1979, Spelman College; M.A., 1986, Memphis State University; Ph.D., 1997, Michigan State University
RICHARD A. LOU (2007), Professor, Chair: B.A., 1983, California State University; M.F.A, 1986, Clemson University
WILLIAM McKEOWN (2005), Associate Professor; B.A., 1994, University of West Floridia; M.A., 1996, State University of New York at Stony Brook; Ph.D., 2005, Florida State University
GREELY L. MYATT (1989), Professor: B.F.A., 1975, Delta State University; M.F.A., 1980, University of Mississippi
MICHAEL R. SCHMIDT (1995), Associate Professor: B.F.A., 1992, Ohio University; M.F.A., 1994, North Carolina State University
H. WAYNE SIMPKINS (1974), Associate Professor: B.F.A., 1970, Carnegie-Mellon University; M.F.A., 1974, University of California-Santa Barbara

Professional Staff

DAVID HORAN (1986), Instructor: B.L.S., 1994, University of Memphis
LESLIE L. LUEBBERS (1990), Art Museum Director: B.A., 1967, Wellesley College; M.A.T., 1969, Johns Hopkins University; M.A., 1987, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University; M.S., 1990, Graduate School of Administration, New York University
PATRICIA V. PODORSKI (2001), Curator of Education, Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology: B.A., 1978, Washington State University; M.A., 1982, Ph.D., 1994, University of California at Berkeley


DAVID L. APPLEBY, Professor (M.F.A., Temple University)
Film and Video Production; Cinematography; Documentary History and Theory

WENDY ATKINS-SAYRE, Department Chair (Ph.D. University of Georgia) 
Rhetoric, Social Movements and Animal Rights, and Women and the Media

ANTONIO DE VELASCO, Associate Professor (Ph.D., Emory University)
Rhetoric and Social Theory; U.S. Political Discourse; Rhetorical Pedagogy

AMANDA NELL EDGAR, Assistant Professor (Ph.D., University of Missouri)
Media Studies and Rhetoric

ROXANA L. GEE, Associate Professor (M.A., University of Memphis)
Video and Film Production

JOY V. GOLDSMITH, Professor (Ph.D., University of Oklahoma)
Health literacy; Health intervention development; Caregiver training; Oncology and chronic care

DAVID GOODMAN, Assistant Professor (MFA, University of North Texas) 
Film and Video Production

M. ALLISON GRAHAM, Professor (Ph.D., University of Florida)
Media History, Theory, and Criticism; Southern Studies

DENIS GRIMES, Lecturer - Lambuth Campus (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Communication Generalist

KATHERINE G. HENDRIX, Professor (Ph.D., University of Washington)
Qualitative Research Methods; Instructional, Intercultural and Interpersonal Communication

ANDRE E. JOHNSON, Associate Professor (Ph.D., University of Memphis)
African-American Rhetoric

MARINA LEVINA, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies (Ph.D., University of Illinois)
Critical Cultural Studies; Media Studies

D. GRAY MATTHEWS, Assistant Professor (Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University)
Rhetorical Criticism; Rhetoric, Community, and Social Change

CHRISTINA MOSS, Assistant Professor (Ph.D., Louisiana State University)
Southern Rhetoric; Visual and Material Commemoration

STEVEN J. ROSS, Professor (M.A., New York University)
Film/Video Production; Screen Writing; Film History

LORI STALLINGS, Instructor and Director of 2381 (M.A., Marquette University)
Oral Communication; Interpersonal Communication

CRAIG O. STEWART, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator (Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University)
Critical Discourse Studies; Science Communication; Research Methods

SACHIKO TERUI,  Assistant Professor (Ph.D., University of Oklahoma)
Health Communication

CICELY WILSON, Online Instructor/Coordinator (Ph.D., University of Memphis)

AMANDA J. YOUNG, Associate Professor (Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University)

Journalism and Strategic Media

M. DAVID ARANT, Ph.D., Chair

M. DAVID ARANT (1992), Professor, Chair: B.A., 1975, Davidson College; M. Div., 1978, Emory University; M.A., 1989, University of South Carolina; Ph.D., 1994, University of North Carolina

ROBERT D. BYRD, Jr. (2015), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2002, Mississippi State University; M.A., 2011, University of South Alabama; Ph.D., 2014, University of Southern Mississippi

TORI M. CLIFF (2013), Instructor/Coordinator: B.S., 2004, Middle Tennessee State University; M.A., 2010, University of Memphis

TERESSA DEL ROSSO (2018), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2006, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse; M.A., 2012, Syracuse University; Ph.D., 2016, University of Oregon

PAMELA DENNEY (2011), Instructor: B.A., 1976, Syracuse University; M.A., 1994, University of Memphis.

JOHN GILMORE (2019), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2001, Middle Tennessee State University; M.A., 2018, University of Alabama

MATTHEW J. HAUGHT (2013), Associate Professor: B.A., 2007, M.A.J., 2010, Marshall University; Ph.D., 2014, University of South Carolina

JOSEPH HAYDEN (2003), Professor: B.A., 1985, Centre College; M.A., 1991, Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., 2002, Indiana University

THOMAS J. HRACH (2008), Associate Professor: B.A., 1985, University of Michigan; M.A., 1990, Kent State University; Ph.D., 2008, Ohio University

MELISSA JANOSKE MCLEAN (2014), Associate Professor: B.S., 2004, M.S., 2006, Radford University; Ph.D., 2014, University of Maryland.

CANDACE C. JUSTICE (1992), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1973, University of Mississippi; M.A., 1992, Memphis State University

KIM MARKS MALONE (2015), Instructor/Coordinator: B.A., 1993, Roger Williams College; M.A., 2006, San Diego State University

JOEL NICHOLS (2019), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1990, Memphis State University; M.B.A., 2003, Union University.

MICHAEL ROBINSON (2020), Instructor/Coordinator: B.A., 2016, M.A., 2018, University of Memphis.

OTIS LAMAR SANFORD (2011), Hardin Chair of Excellence in Economic and Managerial Journalism: B.A.,1975, University of Mississippi

RUOXU WANG (2017), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2010, M.A., 2013, North Dakota State University; Ph.D., 2017, The Pennsylvania State University

JIN YANG (2002), Professor: B.A., 1986, Shanxi University; M.A., 1999, Pittsburg State University; Ph.D., 2004, Southern Illinois University


Michelle Vigneau, M.M.

LILY AFSHAR (1989), Professor: B.M., 1981, Boston Conservatory; M.M., 1983, New England Conservatory of Music; D.M., 1989, Florida State University

MARCIN ARENDT (2014) B.M.. B.A., 2003, Stetson University; M.M., 2006, University of Colorado at Boulder; Artist Diploma, 2007, Stanislaw Moniuszko Academy of Music, Gdansk, Poland; DMA, 2010, University of Colorado at Boulder

JOHN BAUR (1979), Professor: B.M., 1969, M.M., 1970, D.M.A., 1977, College Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati

ELISE BLATCHFORD (2013), Assistant Professor: B.M., 2005, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, M.M., 2007, San Francisco Conservatory of Music

CATHAL BRESLIN (2013), Assistant Professor: B.Mus., 2001, Royal College of Music, London, M.M., 2004, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, D.M.A., 2008, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

JOHN J. CHIEGO (1979), Professor, Director: B.A., 1975, Montclair State College; M.M., 1979, Northwestern University

JEFF W. CLINE (1998), Associate Professor, Recording Studio Manager: B.S., 1991, Depaul University; M.M., 1995, Northwestern University

JOHN THOMAS COOPER (1998), Associate Professor: B.A., 1987, M.A., 1989 California State University, Los Angeles; D.M., University of Texas, Austin

LAWRENCE EDWARDS (1987), Professor: B.A., 1971, Seattle Pacific University; M.S., 1971, Ed.D., 1986, University of Illinois

HARVEY FELDER III, (2018) Associate Professor: B.M. 1977, University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.M. 1982, University of Michigan; Spec. 1982; University of Michigan. 

KYLE FERRELL (2014), Assistant Professor: M.M., 2003, Florida State University, D.M., 2005, Florida State University

RYAN FISHER (2013), Assistant Professor: B.M.E., 2000, Lee University, M.M., 2005, University of North Texas, Ph.D., 2008, University of North Texas

JONATHAN FRAZER (2002), Associate Professor: B.A., 1987, Michigan State University

HYERY HWANG (2018), Assistant Professor: B.M., 1993, Ewha Womens University, Seoul, Korea; M.M., 2001, Eastman School of Music; Post-Graduate Diploma, 2008, M.M., 2010, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow, UK.

KAMRAN N. INCE (1992), Professor: B.M., 1982, Oberlin Conservatory; M.M., 1984, D.M.A., 1987, Eastman School of Music
ROBYN JONES (2012), Associate Professor: B.M., 1996, Indiana University, M.M., 1998, Florida State University, D.M.A., 2008, University of Minnesota

HEATHER KLOSSNER (2016), Assistant Professor: B.M.Ed., 1985, Texas Lutheran College; M.M., 1994, Texas State University; Ph.D., 2018, Eastman School of Music University of Rochester

KENNETH RICHARD KREITNER (1990), Professor: B.A., 1978, Bucknell University; M.A., 1981, Ohio State University; M.A., 1984, Ph.D., Duke University

ARTINA MCCAIN (2016), Assistant Professor: B.M., 1999, Southern Methodist University; M.M., 2003 Cleveland Institute of Music; D.M.A , 2011, University of Texas at Austin 

JOHN MUELLER (2001), Associate Professor: B.A., 1981, University of Illinois-Urbana; M.M., 1985, D.M.A., 1998, The Catholic University of America

ALBERT NGUYEN (2008), Associate Professor; Director of Bands: B.A., 1999, Arkansas Tech University; M.M., 2006, D.M.A., 2008 University of Texas at Austin

JEREMY OROSZ (2014), Assistant Professor:, B.A., 2005, College of Wooster, M.A., 2011, University of Minnesota, Ph.D., 2014, University of Minnesota

SUSAN OWEN-LEINERT (2005), Associate Professor: B.M., 1980, East Carolina University, M.M., 1983, University of Texas, Austin

JANET PAGE (1998), Professor: B.M., 1979, Queen’s University; M.M., 1982, University of Toronto; Advanced Studies Program, 1982-83, Banff School of Fine Arts; M.A., 1986, University of British Columbia; Ph.D., 1993, Duke University

KIMBERLY PATTERSON (2016), Assistant Professor: B.M., 2007, Cleveland Institute of Music, M.M., 2009, The Juilliard School, D.M.A., 2012, University of Colorado at Boulder 

WILL PLENK (2017), Assistant Professor: B.M., 2006, Ithaca College; M.M., 2008, D.M.A., 2011 University of California Los Angeles 

DANIEL PHILLIPS (1999), Associate Professor: B.M., 1976, Michigan State University; M.M., 1979, University of Notre Dame

KEVIN RICHMOND (2007), Associate Professor: B.M., 1984, University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.M., 1999, D.M.A., 2003 University of Texas at Austin

RANDAL JAMES RUSHING (1990), Professor, Director: B.A., 1979, Arkansas Tech. University; M.M.E., 1982, University of North Texas; D.M.A., 2002, University of North Texas

KEVIN SANDERS (2008), Associate Professor: B.M., 2002, Indiana University; M.M., 2004, Julliard School

LEONARD A. SCHRANZE (1994), Professor: B.M., 1981, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester; M.M., 1983, New England Conservatory

WILLIAM SHALTIS  (2016), Assistant Professor: B.M., 2004, Michigan State University; M.M., 2006, Boston Conservatory; D.M.A., 2015, University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music

TIMOTHY SHIU (2003), Associate Professor: Graduate Performance Diploma, 1994, Peabody Conservatory of Music, Professional Studies Diploma, (1992), Cleveland Institute of Music, M.M., 1991, Cleaveland Institute of Music

SAM SHOUP (2011), Assistant Professor: B.M., 1979, Memphis State University; M.M. 2017, University of Memphis

MICHAEL SHULTS  (2018) Assistant Professor; BM Jazz and Studio Music, University of Missouri, Kansas City 2010; BM Saxophone Performance, UMKC 2010; MM Jazz Studies, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music 2012; DMA Saxophone Performance, UMKC 2015 

BENJAMIN SMITH (2015), Assistant Professor: B.M., 1999, University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music, M.M., 2003, University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music, M.F.A, 2007, University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music

DAVID SPENCER (1993), Associate Professor: B.M.E., 1986, M.M., 1992, University of North Texas

MICHELLE VIGNEAU (2004), Associate Professor: B.M., 1985, Oberlin Conservatory of Music; M.M., 1988, New England Conservatory of Music; D.M.A., 2003, University of Texas at Austin

MARY WILSON (2013), Assistant Professor: B.M., 1992, St. Olaf College, M.M., 2000, Washington University, M.M., 1993, New England Conservatory of Music

DARYN ZUBKE (2017), Assistant Professor: B.M., 2010, The Juilliard School; M.M., 2012, Manhattan School of Music; D.M.A., 2017, University of Kansas

Theatre and Dance

JACOB G. ALLEN, M.Mus., Chair

JACOB G. ALLEN (2010), Associate Professor: B.Mus., 2004, B.A. 2004, Lawrence University; M.Mus., 2009, Eastman School of Music

SARAH A. BROWN (2008), Associate Professor: B.A., 1987, Brown University; M.F.A., 1994, Yale School of Drama

HOLLY L. DERR (2018), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1995, The University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.F.A., 2002, Columbia University

JEN GILLETTE (2018), Assistant Professor: B.F.A., 2008, The Ohio State University;
M.F.A., 2016, University of North Carolina School of the Arts

STEPHEN W. HANCOCK (1998), Professor: B.A., 1978, University of Louisville; M.F.A., 1984, The Pennsylvania State University

HOLLY C. LAU (1991), Professor, Chair: B.A., 1974, University of Southern Maine; M.F.A., 1991, Ohio State University

ANITA JO LENHART (1987), Professor: B.F.A., 1981, Eastern Kentucky University; M.F.A., 1985, Florida State University

MICHAEL MEDCALF (2018), Assistant Professor: M.F.A., 2013, The University of Iowa

JILL NEE (2014), Associate Professor: B.A., B.S., 2008, Meredith College; M.F.A, 2014 The Ohio State University

MICHAEL S. O’NELE (1998), Associate Professor: B.A., 1995, Coe College; M.F.A., 1998, University of Missouri-Kansas City

ANTHONY PELLECCHIA (2015), Associate Professor: B.A., 2001, Kenyon College;
M.F.A., 2009, The Ohio State University

BRIAN RUGGABER (2013), Associate Professor: B.F.A., 1992, Virginia Commonweatlh University; M.F.A., 1998, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

TRACY THOMAS (2020), Assistant Professor: B.Mus., 1990, Indiana University School of Music; M.Mus., 1993, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

JOHN J. YORKE (2002), Instructor: B.A., 1994, Juniata College; M.F.A., 1997, University of Memphis

Professional Staff

ALICE RAINEY BERRY (1999), Director of Publicity and Promotion: B.F.A., 1994, M.F.A., 2012, University of Memphis

DELILAH A. BRYANT (2016), Administrative Assistant II: B.A. Armstrong Atlantic State
University; M.P.A., Columbus State University

RICHARD MAYFIELD (2002), Assistant Technical Director: B.S. 1985, Northern Michigan University; M.F.A., 1996, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

KRISTIN SHUPE (2000), Administrative Secretary: B.B.A., 1985, The University of

CAROLYN WALKER (2019), Costume Shop Supervisor: B.A 2010, SUNY Binghamton; M.A. 2017, Ohio University; M.F.A. 2019, North Carolina School of the Arts

College of Education Faculty and Staff

ALFRED HALL, Ph.D., Assistant Dean

Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Research

STEVEN L. WEST, Ph.D., Chair (2016), Professor: B.A., 1992, M.S., 1994, Unviersity of Tennessee, Knoxville, Ph.D., 2000, Texas Tech University

MICHELLE BRASFIELD (2015), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1995, Rhodes College; M.S., 2000,  Ed.D., 2015, The University of Memphis

PAMELA COGDAL (1988), Clinical Associate Professor: B.S., 1981, M.S., 1983, Ph.D., 1989, Southern Illinois University

ALISON HAPPEL-PARKINS (2012), Associate Professor: B.A., 2003, Luther College; M.A., 2006, California Institute of Integral Studies; PhD, 2011, Georgia State University

LEIGH HARRELL-WILLIAMS (2014), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1997, Virginia Wesleyan College; M.S., 2004, The University of Georgia; Ph.D., 2009, Virginia Tech.

LEIGH FALLS HOLMAN (2015), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1991, Memphis State University; M.A., 1997, Georgia School of Professional Counseling; Ed.S., 2003, The University of Memphis; Ph.D., 2009, Sam Houston State University

YEH HSUEH (2000), Associate Professor: B.A., 1982, Beijing Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Ed.M., 1989, Ed.D., 1997, Harvard University

DANIEL LUSTIG (2003), Associate Professor: B.A., 1975, University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.S.W., 1979, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor; M.A., 1984, Ph.D., 1995, University of Wisconsin-Madison

CHRISTIAN MUELLER, Ph.D. (2006), Professor: B.S.C., 1991, Ohio University, M.A., 1999, University of Colorado Denver , Ph.D., 2006 University of Kentucky

PATRICIA D. MURPHY (2017), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2003, University of Central Arkansas, M.S., 2008, University of Memphis, Ph.D., 2017, Auburn University 

SUSAN NAOMI NORDSTROM (2013), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1999, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.Ed.,2004, The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; Ph.D., 2011, The University of Georgia

ERNEST A. RAKOW (1975), Professor, Associate Dean: B.S., 1964, Concordia Teachers College; M.A., 1967, Ph.D., 1974, University of Chicago

ERAINA SCHAUSS (2014) Assistant Professor: B.A., 2002, Boston College; M.S., 2003, The London School of Economics and Political Science; M. Phil., 2004, Cambridge University; Ph.D., 2011, George Washington University

CHRISANN SCHIRO-GEIST, (2004) Professor: B.A., 1967, MEd., 1970, Loyola University; Ph.D., 1974, Northwestern University

KAREN WEDDLE-WEST (1989), Associate Professor, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies: B.S., 1976, M.S., 1977, Ph.D., 1982, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

DEINISE L. WINSOR (2008), Associate Professor: B.A., 1985, Duquesne University; M.S., 1992, Edinboro University; Ph.D., 2008, University of Nevada

YONGHONG JADE XU (2004), Professor: B.S., 1993, Xi’An Jiaotong University; M.S., 1999, The University of Arizona; Ph.D., 2003, The University of Arizona

CHIA-CHEN YANG (2014), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2006, National Taiwan University; M.S., 2010, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ph.D., 2014, University of Wisconsin-Madison

STEPHEN ZANSKAS (2007), Associate Professor: B.A., 1977, UW-Milwaukee; M.S., 1979, UW-Milwaukee; Ph.D., 2007, Michigan State University

Instruction and Curriculum Leadership

LEE ALLEN (2004), Associate Professor: B.A., 1981, College of Santa Fe; M.S., 1994, University of New Mexico; Ed.D., 2005, Pepperdine University

CELIA K. ROUSSEAU ANDERSON (2002), Associate Professor: B.S., 1991, University of Memphis: Ed.M., 1992, Harvard Graduate School of Education; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

KEISHANA L. BARNES (2019), Clinical Instructor: Bachelor of Science; 2002, Vanderbilt University; Ed. M., 2003, Harvard Graduate School of Education; Ph.D., expected 2021, University of Memphis

JENNIFER BUBRIG (2010), Clinical Assistant Professor, Site Coordinator: Bachelor of Arts in Education; 1997, University of Mississippi; Master of Education; 1998, University of Mississippi

JEFFREY BYFORD (2007), Associate Professor: B.S., 1994, M.Ed., 1995, Ph.D., 2002, University of Oklahoma

LOGAN CALDWELL (2017), Clinical Instructor: B.A., 2003 University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, M.S., 2011, University of Memphis

LAURA CASEY (2007), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1998, M.A., 2000, University of Alabama; M.S., 2003, Ph.D., 2006, Mississippi State University

TAMMY M. COMBS (2019), Instructor: University of Colorado at Denver: BA, 1998; Metropolitan State College: Teacher Certificiate 2003; University of Phoenix: MAEd, 2004; University of Missouri at Kansas City: Ed.D., 2018

ANNETTE  CORNELIUS (2005), Instructor: B.S., 1971, Lipscomb University; MAT, 1984, Ed.D., The University of Memphis

SHELLY COUNSELL (2012), Associate Professor: B.S., 1983, Iowa State University; M.S., 1991, Eastern Illinois University; 2007, Ed.D, University of Northern Iowa

BEVERLY CROSS (2006), Associate Professor, Lillian and Morris Chair of Excellence: B.S., 1979, Alabama A&M University; M.A., 1980, Ph.D., 1992, Ohio State University

LUANN LEY DAVIS (2017), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1991, Colorado State Univesity, M.A., 2005, University fo Northern Colorado, Ph.D., 2016 University of North Carolina Charlotte

WILLIAM HUNTER (2011), Associate Professor of Special Education: Bachelor of Arts in History, 1998, University of Cincinnati; 2006, Master of Arts in Education, Northern Kentucky University; 2011, Ed.D., Special Education, 2011

TORRE CARTER KELLEY (2009), Instructor: B.S., 1989 Lambuth College; MSEd., 1996 Bethel College; Ed.D, 2010 Trevecca Nazarene University

LAURIE MACGILLIVRAY (2006), Associate Professor: B.A., 1986, Rice University; M.A., 1987, Austin College; Ed.D., 1992, University of Houston

JAMES MEINDL (2011), Associate Professor:  B.S. Psychology, 2003, Lewis and Clark College; M.A., Applied Behavior Analysis, 2006, Penn State Harrisburg; Ph.D., Applied Behavior Analysis/Special Education, 2011, The Ohio State University

CLIF MIMS (2005), Associate Professor: B.A., 1993, M.Ed., 1994, Harding University; Ph.D., 2004, University of Georgia

DEANNA NOELLE OWENS- MOSBY  (2011) B.L.S. University of Iowa Graduated in 2001, MAT University of Phoenix in 2004, Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Administration from Capella University in 2010

LINDA PAGE (2006), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S., 1975, Lambuth College; M.Ed., 1981, Memphis State University; D.E.L., 2005, Union University

J HELEN PERKINS (2005), Professor: B.S., 1977, M.Ed., 1983, Southeastern Oklahoma State University; 1999. Oklahoma State University

ANGILINE POWELL (2004), Associate Professor: BS., 1992, University of South Alabama; M.Ed., 1995, Univesity of South Alabama; Ph.D., 1999, University of Alabama  

MARY RANSDELL (2002), Clinical Associate Professor: B.S., 1982, University of Southern Indiana; M.A., 1986, Indiana State University-Terre Haute; Ed.D., 2001, University of Kentucky-Lexington

KAY REEVES (2005), Clinical Associate Professor: B.A., 1970, N C Wesleyan College; M.S., 2002, Ed.D., 2003 The University of Memphis 

AMANDA J. ROCKINSON- SZAPKIW (2016), Associate, B.S., 1999, Huntington University; M.A., 2004, Regent University; 2009, Ed.D, Regent University; 2018, Ph.D, Liberty University

RACHAEL L. ROSS (2018), Assistant Professor of Elementary Education: B.S., 2011, Lee University; M.Ed., 2014, Louisiana State University; Ph.D., 2017, Clemson University.

WIDELINE SERAPHIN (2019), Assistant Professor of Literacy; PhD, 2019, Curriculum and Instruction; The Pennsylvania State University; MA, 2013, African American and African Diaspora Studies, Indiana University; BA, 2009, English, Rollins College

CRAIG SHEPHERD (2018), Associate Professor: B.S., 2002, Brigham Young University, 2008, The University of Georgia

ANDREW TAWFIK (2017), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2004, Bradley University; M.S., 2008, Indiana University; Ph.D., 2012, University of Missouri

KATHERINE WADE-JAIMES (2017), Assistant Professor:., 2001, BSPH., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; 2005, M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; 2017, Ph.D., Georgia State University

BRIAN WRIGHT (1995) Assistant Professor: B.S., Norfolk State University; M.A., 1996, New York University; 2007, Ph.D., Tufts University 


REGINALD L. GREEN, Ed.D. Interim Chair

REGINALD L. GREEN (1996), Professor: B.S., 1962, Tennessee State University; M.E., 1967, Memphis State University; Ed.D., 1975, University of Missouri, Columbia

School of Communication Sciences and Disorders Faculty and Staff

Dean and Director
Jarmulowicz, Linda D., Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Interim Dean

CSD Faculty

Banks, Casandra, Au.D.; Clinical Assistant Professor

Bidelman, Gavin M., Ph.D.; Assistant Professor

Johnson, Jani A., Au.D., Ph.D.; Assistant Professor

Mendel, Lisa Lucks, Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Interim Associate Dean and Director of Graduate Studies

Smith, Eileen, Au.D.; Clinical Assistant Professor

Taylor, Jennifer P., Au.D.; Clinical Associate Professor, Director of Clinical Services, Audiology

Warren, Sarah, Au.D, Ph.D.; Visiting Assistant Professor

Speech-Language Pathology
Buder, Eugene H., Ph.D.; Associate Professor

Eichorn, Naomi, Ph.D; Assistant Professor

Feenaughty, Lynda, Ph.D; Assistant Professor

Haddix, Vicki, M.S., Clinical Assistant Professor

Jarmulowicz, Linda D., Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Interim Dean

Marshall, Julie, M.A.; Clinical Associate Professor

Merrill, JoClaire, M.A., Clinical Assistant Professor

Oller, D. Kimbrough, Ph.D.; Professor and Plough Chair of Excellence

Sandidge, John L., M.A.; Clinical Associate Professor

van Mersbergen, Miriam, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Wark, Marilyn Dunham, M.A.; Clinical Professor, Director of Clinical Services, Speech-Language Pathology

Fairbanks, Sharon P., M.A.

Cox, Robyn M., Ph.D.; Professor Emeritus

Gould, Herbert Jay, Ph.D.; Associate Professor Emeritus

Kahane, Joel C., Ph.D.; Professor Emeritus

Manning, Walter H., Ph.D.; Professor Emeritus

Mendel, Maurice I., Ph.D.; Professor Emeritus

Studebaker, Gerald A., Ph.D.; Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Wark, David J., Ph.D.; Associate Professor Emeritus

Part-Time Clinical Supervisors
Cornell, Anna, M.A., CCC-SLP

Cornelius, Annie, BCBA

Taran, Valentina, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Winters, Darlene, M.A., CCC-SLP

CSD Staff
Administrative Support
Breland, Frances; Administrative Associate II, 901.678.5877

Edwards, Joseph; Business Officer II, 901.678.2460

Business Office Support
Dede, Vonda; Office Associate, 901.678.5858

Inniss, Shamira; Office Associate, 901.678.2009

Research Support
Bene, Edina, Project Coordinator II, 901.678.2573

Brainerd, Ed; Manager, Computer Systems Support - CRISCI, 901.678.5860

Fulmer, Kathleen: Research Associate I, 901.678.2591

Loeding, Erin, Assistant Coordinator, 901.678.2573

Payne, Alexis, Research Associate II; 901/678.5831

Pousson, Monique; Research Associate I, 901.678.5832

Rangisetty, Neeraja, Research Associate II, 901.678.2573

Taylor, Pamela; Financial Services Associate, 901.678.5829

ITS Support
Saadat, Hassan; Local Technical Support Provider II, 901.678.5862

Yanik, Devan; Audio Visual Multimedia Specialist I, 901.678.3157

College of Health Sciences Faculty and Staff


Professional Staff

COURTNEY BASS, Administrative Associate II

MATT BUTAWAN, Research Associate II

HILARY DELUCO, Business Officer II

ANGELA JOHNSON, M.S., Academic Services Coordinator

DAVID KEAN, Ph.D., Internship Coordinator

JESSICA NEWSOME, M.A., Coordinator of Recruitment & Pre-Enrollment Activities

MARY TATE-EVANS, Senior Administrative Secretary

KATHY WALKER, M.S., Assistant Director of Student Services

LAWRENCE WEISS, Ed.D., Director of Academic Programs


SARA FOLEY (2016), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S., 2004, Mississippi State University; M.S., 2006, Mississippi State University

KEITH MARTIN (2017), Research Assistant Professor: B.A., 1987, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; M.Tox., 2001, North Carolina State University; Ph.D., 1997, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

BRANDT PENCE (2016), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2007, Purdue University; Ph.D., 2012, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

ROBIN ROACH (1984), Associate Professor: B.S., 1976, Memphis State University; R.D. Dietetic Internship, 1977, University of Arkansas Medical Center; M.P.H., 1980, Tulane University School of Public Health; Ed.D., 1989, Vanderbilt University

MARY CATHERINE SCHALLERT (2013), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S., 2005, Harding University; M.S., 2006, The University of Memphis

TERRA SMITH (1997), Associate Professor: B.S., 1985, Cornell University; M.S., 1997, Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., 1997, Oklahoma State University

MARIE VAN DER MERWE (2014), Assistant Professor: B.Sc.Hons, 1998, University of Potchefstroom; Ph.D., 2007, University of Tennessee, Memphis

ANGELA WALLICK (2018), Instructor: B.S., 2006, The University of Memphis; M.S., 2008, Kent State University

YUFENG ZHANG (2018), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2009, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China; Ph.D., 2015, University of South Dakota

Exercise, Sport and Movement Sciences

LUCAS BAUMGARTNER (2018), Instructor: B.S., 2007, Saginaw Valley State University; M.S., 2011, University of Tennessee

RICHARD BLOOMER (2004), Professor, Dean: B.S., 1996, Buffalo State College; M.S., 1998, Ithaca College; Ph.D., 2003, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

MATT BUTAWAN (2015), Research Associate II: B.S., 2013, The University of Memphis

DANIEL GREENWOOD (2018), Research Assistant Professor: B.A., 2002 University of Technology, Sydney; B.A., 2003, University of Technology, Sydney; B.A. (Hons), 2004, University of Technology, Sydney; Ph.D., 2014, Queensland University of Technology

YUHUA LI (1994), Professor: B.S., 1978, Shanghai Institute of Physical Education; M.S., 1981, Shanghai Normal University; M.S., 1990, The Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., 1994, Texas A&M University

DAVID KEAN (2018), Instructor, Internship Coordinator: B.Ed., 1989, University of Toledo; M.Ed., 1996, University of Toledo; Ph.D., 2012, Kent State University

MAX PAQUETTE (2012), Associate Professor: B.Sc.Hons, 2007, University of Guelph; M.Sc., 2009, University of Guelph; Ph.D., 2012, University of Tennessee

DOUGLAS POWELL (2016), Assistant Professor: B.S., East Carolina University; M.A., East Carolina University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee Knoxville

MELISSA PUPPA (2016), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2008, Roanoke College; Ph.D., 2014, University of South Carolina

LAWRENCE WEISS (1986), Professor, Director of Academic Programs: B.S., 1974, Old Dominion University; M.Ed., 1975, The University of Georgia; 1979, Ed.D., The University of Georgia


Health Sciences and Health Promotion

MANDY AYCOCK (2019), Instructor: B.S.Ed., 2011, The University of Memphis; M.S., 2013, The University of Memphis

TARA HUNTER (2018), Instructor: B.S.Ed, 2013, The University of Memphis; M.S., 2014, The University of Memphis; B.S.N., 2016,  University of Tennessee Health Science Center

CHERI KILMURRAY (2018), Instructor: B.S., 1999, Rutgers University; M.P.H., 2000, Boston University

ANNA LANGSTON (2018), Instructor: B.A., 2004, Mississippie State University; M.S., 2010, The University of Memphis

BARBARA MCCLANAHAN (1986), Associate Professor: B.S., 1981, The University of Memphis; M.S., 1983, The  University of Memphis; Ed.D., 1990, The University of Memphis; Ph.D., 1997, University of Mississippi

ANNA MOORE (2015), Instructor: B.S.Ed., 2008, The University of Memphis; M.S., 2011, The University of Memphis

JEBOSE OKWUMABUA (1986), Professor: B.S., 1976, Memphis State University; M.S., 1980, Memphis State University; Ph.D., 1985, The University of New Mexico

FEDORIA RUGLESS (2018), Research Assistant Professor: B.S., 2007, Oakwood University; Ph.D., 2012, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

MICHELLE STOCKTON (1999), Associate Professor: B.S., 1992, Louisiana State University; M.S., 1995, Mississippi State University; Ph.D., 2005, The University of Memphis


Healthcare Leadership

SHIRLEY BROWN (2013), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 1996, Union University; M.S.N., 2003, Union University; Ed.D., 2013, Union University

SHEMEKA HAMLIN-PALMER (2018), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S., 2002, Jackson State University; M.P.H., 2004, Jackson State University; Ph.D., 2012, University of Mississippi Medical Center

WILLIAM P. TRAVIS (2013), Clinical Associate Professor: B.S., 1966, Spring Hill College; M.S., 1969, University of Alabama; Ph.D., 1976, University of Alabama


Physical Education Teacher Education

BECKY BOCZ (2017), Instructor: B.S., 2008, The University of Memphis; M.S., 2013, The University of Memphis

NIKI BRAY (2015), Instructor: B.S., 1997, The University of Memphis; M.S., 2008, The University of Memphis; Ed.D., The University of Memphis, 2017

DIANE COLEMAN (1981), Instructor: B.S., 1979, Memphis State University; M.Ed., 1981, Memphis State University

CAROL IRWIN (2007), Associate Professor: B.A., 1979, University of Northern Colorado; M.A., 1991, Kent State University; Ph.D., 2003, Kent State University

TODD LAYNE (2012), Associate Professor: B.S., 1999, Tennessee Technological University; M.A., 2001, Tennessee Technological University; Ph.D., 2012, Auburn University

DEBRA WYATT (2014), Instructor, Coordinator: B.L.S., 2010, The University of Memphis; M.S., 2012, The University of Memphis

School of Public Health


Herff College of Engineering Faculty and Staff

RUSSELL DEATON, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
STEPHANIE IVEY, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Research
ROGER MEIER, Ph.D., Director, Graduate Studies

BETSY LOE, M.A., Undergraduate Advisor

Biomedical Engineering


GARY L. BOWLIN (2013), H. Herff Chair of Excellence and Professor: B.E., 1988, Youngstown State University; M.S., 1990, University of New Hampshire; Ph.D., 1996, University of Akron

JOEL BUMGARDNER (2004), Professor: B.S., 1984, M.S.B.M.E., 1989, Ph.D., 1994, University of Alabama at Birmingham

AMY de JONGH-CURRY (2000), Associate Professor: B.S.E.E., 1992, M.S., 1993, Ph.D., 1997, University of Memphis

DENNIS DiANGLEO* (1995), Associate Professor: B.S., 1983, University of Waterloo; M.S., 1986, Ph.D., 1993, University of McMaster

EUGENE C. ECKSTEIN (2000), Professor, Chair: S.B.M.E., 1970, S.M.M.E., 1970, Ph.D., 1975, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

WARREN O. HAGGARD (2004), H. Herff Chair of Excellence and Professor: B.S., 1978, Auburn University; M.S.E., 1981, Ph.D., 1994, University of Alabama at Birmingham

JESSICA AMBER JENNINGS (2007) Assistant Professor: B.S., 1999, University of Alabama; M.S., 2003, Ph.D., 2007, University of Alabama at Birmingham

ERNO LINDNER (1999), Professor: M.S., 1971, Ph.D., 1985, Technical University of Budapest; D.Sc., 1985, Hungarian Academy of Science

WILLIAM M. MIHALKO* (2012), J.R. Hyde Professor:  M.D., Virginia Medical School; Ph.D., Medical College of Virginia

BRADFORD D. PENDLEY (2012), Affiliate Professor: Ph.D., 1992, Cornell University; M.D., 2007, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

BROOKE SANFORD* (2015), Assistant Professor: B.E., 2006, Vanderbilt University; M.S., 2008, Ph.D., 2013, University of Memphis

RICHARD SMITH* (1998), Associate Professor: BS, 1979, MS, 1983, PhD, 1997, University of Memphis

JOHN LEICESTER WILLIAMS (2008), Professor: B.S., 1975, University of Hawaii; M.S., 1979, Ph.D., 1981, Northwestern University

*University of Tennessee faculty in the joint U of M-UT Biomedical Engineering graduate program

Civil Engineering


ADEL ABDELNABY (2012), Associate Professor: B.S., 2005, Cairo University; Ph.D., 2012, University of Illinois

DAVID ARELLANO (2005), Associate Professor: B.S.C.E., 1986; M.S.C.E., 1998; Ph.D., 2005, University of Illinois

CHARLES V. CAMP (1989), Professor: B S.C.E., 1981, M.S., 1986, Auburn University; Ph.D., 1987, Oklahoma State University

MIHALIS GOLIAS (2009), Professor: B.S.C.E, 2001, Aristotle University; M.S.C.E., 2004, Ph.D., 2007, Rutgers University

STEPHANIE S. IVEY (2005), Professor, Associate Dean, Research : B.S.C.E., 1996; M.S.C.E., 1998; Ph.D., 2003, University of Memphis

MARTIN E. LIPINSKI (1975), Emeritus Professor: B.S.C.E., 1964, University of Illinois; Certificate in Traffic Engr., 1965, Yale; M.S.C.E., 1966, Ph.D., 1972, University of Illinois

CLAUDIO I. MEIER (2015), Associate Professor: B.S.C.E., 1988, Professional Diploma Civil Engrg., 1990, University of Concepción, Chile; M.S.C.E., 1995, Colorado State University; Ph.D., 2008, The University of Montana

ROGER W. MEIER (1995) Associate Professor, Coordinator of Graduate Studies: B.S.C.E., 1979, Virginia Tech; M.S.C.E., University of Colorado; Ph.D., 1995, Georgia Institute of Technology

SABYASACHEE MISHRA (2013), Associate Professor: B.S.C.E., 2002, Utkal University; M.S.C.E., 2005, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay; Ph.D., 2009, Wayne State University

LARRY W. MOORE (1983), Emeritus Professor: B.S.C.E., 1973, University of South Alabama; M.S.C.E., 1974, Ph.D., 1983, Mississippi State University

PAUL J. PALAZOLO (2002), Associate Professor: B.S.C.E., 1974, M.S.C.E., 1976, Memphis State University; Ph.D., 1998, The Georgia Institute of Technology

SHAHRAM PEZESHK (1989), Professor, Chair: B.S.C.E., 1982, University of Illinois; M.S.C.E., 1983, University of California at Berkeley; Ph.D., 1989, University of Illinois

MARYAM SALEHI (2017), Assistant Professor: B.Sc., 2008, Yazd University, Iran; M.Sc., 2014, University of South Alabama; Ph.D., 2017, Purdue University

WILLIAM T. SEGUI (1968), Emeritus Professor: B.S.C.E., 1960, M.S., 1966, Ph.D., 1971, University of South Carolina

BRIAN A. WALDRON (1999), Associate Professor: B.S.C.E., 1992, Memphis State University; M.S.C.E., 1994, University of Memphis; Ph.D., 1999, Colorado State University

Electrical and Computer Engineering


MOHD HASAN ALI (2011), Associate Professor: B.S., 1995, Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology; M.S., 2001, Ph.D., 2004, Kitami Institute of Technology

MADHUSUDHANAN BALASUBRAMANIAN (2013), Associate Professor: B.E., 1998, PSG College of Technology, India; M.S., 2003, Ph.D., 2006, Louisiana State University

BONNY BANERJEE (2011), Associate Professor: B.E., 2000, Jadavpur University, India; M.S., 2002, Ph,D., 2007, Ohio State University

RUSSELL DEATON (2012), Professor, Associate Dean: B.A., 1981, University of North Carolina; B.S.E.E., 1984, University of Memphis; M.S.E.E., 1988, Duke University; Ph.D., 1992, Duke University

STEVEN T. GRIFFIN (1982), Associate Professor: B.S.E.E., 1975, Memphis State University; M.S., 1977, Ph.D., 1979, University of Illinois

XIANGEN HU (1993) Professor, Joint with Department of Psychology: B.S., 1982, M.S., 1985, Huazhong University; M.A., 1991, Ph.D., 1993, University of California, Irvine   

EDDIE JACOBS (2006), Professor, Undergraduate Coordinator: B.Sc., 1986, M.S.E.E., 1988, University of Arkansas; Ph.D., 2001, George Washington University

ANA DOBLAS (2016) Assistant Professor: B.S., 2010; M.S. 2011, Ph.D., 2015, University of Valencia, Spain

PETER LAU (2003), Associate Professor:B.A.Sc., 1993, M.A.Sc., 1986, Ph.D., 1990, University of Toronto

BASHIR MORSHED (2011), Associate Professor, Lab Coordinator: B.S., 1998, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology; M.S., 2004, The University of Windsor, Canada; Ph.D., 2010, Carleton University, Canada

CHRYSANTHE PREZA (2006), Professor, Chair: B.S.E.E., 1987, B.S.C.S., 1987, M.S.E.E., 1990, M.S.C.S., 1991, D.Sc., 1998, Washington University in St. Louis

AARON L. ROBINSON (2002), Associate Professor, Graduate Coordinator: B.S.E.E., 1994, M.S.E.E., 1997, Ph.D., 2001, Florida State University

MOHAMMED YEASIN (2005), Professor: B.Sc., 1989, Bangladesh Institute of Technology; M.Sc., 1994 Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology; Ph.D., 1998, Indian Institute of Technology 

Engineering Technology


THOMAS BANNING (2005), Associate Professor: B.S.I.T., 1982, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale; M.S., 1985 Memphis State University

KEVIN BERISSO (2013), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1994, Ohio University ; M.S., 1996, Indiana State University Ph.D., 2003, Indiana State University.

LENWOOD FIELDS (2016), Assistant Professor: B.S.E.E.,1988, Christian Brothers University, M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida, Ph.D., 2006, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

ROBERT HEWITT (2003), Associate Professor: B.S.E.T., 1996, M.S.E.T., 2003, University of Memphis; M.Div., 2003, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary

DEBORAH J. HOCHSTEIN (1991), Associate Professor, Associate Dean for Academics and Administration: B.S., 1976, Georgian Court College; M.S., 1984, University of Akron

DANIEL E. KOHN (2008), Associate Professor: B.S.E.T., 2000, M.S.E.T., 2001, University of Southern Mississippi

JAMES MCGINNIS (2016), Assistant Professor: B.S.,2003, M.S.,2005 Arkansas State University, Ph.D.,2016, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

SCOTT C. SOUTHALL (1994), Associate Professor, Chair: B.S.E.T., 1987, M.S., 1991, Memphis State University

CARL RAY WILLIAMS (1998), Associate Professor: B.S., 1976 Mississippi State University; B.S.I.E., 1976, Mississippi State University; M.B.A., 1983, Memphis State University; M.S., 2004, University of Memphis

Mechanical Engineering

ALI FATEMI, Ph.D., Chair 

EBRAHIM ASADI (2015). Assistant Professor: B.Sc., 2006, University of Kerman; M. Sc., 2008, Amirkabir University of Technology; Ph.D., 2011, Mississippi State University

ALI FATEMI (2017), Professor, Chair: B.S., 1979, University of Iowa; M.S., 1980, University of Iowa; PhD.,1985, University of Iowa 

SRIKANT GIR (1987), Assistant Professor: B.S.Ch.E., 1976, Osmania University, India; M.S.Ch.E., 1977, Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., 1992, University of Strathclyde, Scotland

RANGANATHAN GOPALAKRISHNAN (2016), Assistant Professor: B. Tech. M.E., 2008, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, India; Ph.D., 2013, University of Minnesota 

JOHN I. HOCHSTEIN (1991), Professor, Chair: B.S., 1973, Stevens Institute of Technology; M.S.M.E., 1979, Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., 1984, University of Akron

WILLIAM S. JANNA (1987), Professor: B.S.M.E., 1971, M.S.M.E., 1973, Ph.D., 1976, University of Toledo

GLADIUS LEWIS (1987), Professor: B.Sc., 1972, University of London, England; M.Sc., 1974, Council for National Academic Awards, England; Ph.D., 1976, University of Nottingham, England

HSIANG H. LIN (1985), Professor: B.S.M.E., 1974, National Chung-Hsing University; M.S.M.E., 1980, Ph.D., 1985, University of Cincinnati

JEFFREY G. MARCHETTA (2002), Professor: B.S.M.E., 1997, M.S.M.E., 1999, Ph.D., 2002, University of Memphis

JOHN I. HOCHSTEIN (1991), Professor: B.S., 1973, Stevens Institute of Technology; M.S.M.E., 1979, Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., 1984, University of Akron

GANG QI (1998), Professor: B.S., 1982, Inner Mongolia Polytech University; M.S.A.E., 1987, China Agricultural University; Ph.D., 1996, Texas Tech University

TEONG ENG TAN (1984), Associate Professor: B.Sc.E., 1980, M.Sc.E., 1981, University of New Brunswick, Canada; Ph.D., 1984, Iowa State University

Loewenberg College of Nursing Faculty and Staff

LIN ZHAN, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, Dean & Professor

TBF – Associate Dean for Academic Programs

ERIC BAILEY, II, Ed.D., M.B.A, Assistant Dean for Nursing Students

CHRISTIE MANASCO, Ph.D., RN, Assistant Dean (Lambuth Campus)

LISA BEASLEY, D.N.P., RN, Director for Clinical Education


Nursing Staff:

Joe Brandenburg, Director of Development

Toni Marie Briley, Academic Services Coordinator I, Undergraduate Program

Jeri Burton, Office Assistant

Ashleigh Carroll, Clinical Placement Coordinator, MSN Program

Chermale Casem, Director for Strategic Partnerships

Charles Daniels, Academic Advisor II, BSN Program

Alfreda Davis, Administrative Associate II, Assistant to the Dean

RayShauna Davis, Business Officer II

Melissa Eakens, Administrative Associate I

Tiffany Elliott, Nursing Laboratory Coordinator (Lambuth Campus)

Brenda Fortney, Clinical Placement Coordinator, BSN Program

Kendra Johnson, Administrative Assistant

Cynthia Lindsey, Administrative Assistant I, (Lambuth Campus)

Shani Maples, Nursing Laboratory Manager

Corey Moore, College Academic Advisor II (Lambuth Campus)

Norma Neal, RN to BSN Program Coordinator

Kimberly Rogers, Web Specialist II

Leila Schroeder, Academic Services Coordinator II, Graduate Program

Everlena Smith, Administrative Associate II, Assistant to the Associate Dean

Dale Williams, Academic Advisor II, MSN Program


Nursing Faculty:

REBECCA ADKINS (2010), Clinical Associate Professor: B.S.Ed., 1987, Memphis State University; A.D.N., 1994, Shelby State Community College; B.S.N., 1996, The University of Memphis; M.S.N., 1997, University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

CULETA ARMSTRONG (2010), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 2004, Millikin University; M.S.N., 2009, University of Phoenix; D.N.P., 2018, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga.

MICHELLE BALDWIN* (2015), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.B.A, 1997, Union University; B.S.N., 2005, Union University; D.N.P, 2015, University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

TONI BARGAGLIOTTI (1992), Professor: B.S.N., 1976, University of Tennessee Health Science Center; M.S.N., 1978, University of California at San Francisco; Ph.D., 1984, University of California at San Francisco.

LISA BEASLEY (2010), Clinical Associate Professor: B.S.N., 2005, The University of Memphis; M.S.N., 2010, The University of Memphis; D.N.P. 2015, University of Alabama.

LINDA BILLINGS (2019), Clinical Associate Professor: B.S.N, 2009, Union University; M.S.N, 2010, Union University; D.N.P, 2015, Union University; Post-Graduate Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), 2017, University of Massachusetts.

ANITA BOYKINS (2018), Associate Professor: B.S.N., 1982, Lewis University; M.S.N., 1987, UT-Memphis, DNSc, 2003, University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

JACQUELINE BOWEN BUFORD (2013), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 1992, Memphis State University; M.S.N., 2011, Walden University.

REBECCA BURROW* (2019), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 1995, Union University; M.S.N, 2017, Union University.

DIANE BUTLER* (2011), Clinical Professor: B.S.N., 1985, Memphis State University; M.S.N., 1987, University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Postmaster’s Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Certificate, Belmont University; D.N.P., 2010, Oakland University.

SAMANTHA CALHOUN (2017), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 2013, The University of Memphis; M.S.N., 2017, The University of Memphis.

GLORIA CARR (2002), Associate Professor: B.S.N., 1992, Union University; M.S.N., 1997, University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Ph.D., 2007, University of Texas, Arlington.

HOI SING CHUNG (2014), Clinical Associate Professor: MB, 1988, Nantong Medical College; MPhil, 1998, Chinese University of Hong Kong; Ph.D., 2001, Chinese University of Hong Kong; B.S.N., 2008, University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

TRACY COLLINS (2007), Clinical Associate Professor: B.S.N., 1998, The University of Memphis; M.S.N., 2002, University of Tennessee Health Science Center; D.N.P., 2014, University of Alabama.

JULIE CUPPLES* (2014), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 2005, Murray State; M.S.N., 2013, The University of Memphis.

JILL DAPREMONT (2006), Associate Professor: B.S.N., 1983, Dillard University; M.S.N., 1987, Louisiana State University; Ed.D., 2008, Argosy University.

MARY ELLIOTTE (2007): Clinical Associate Professor: B.S.N., 2003, The University of Memphis; M.S.N., 2005, The University of Memphis; D.N.P., 2014, University of Alabama.

BELINDA FLEMING (2009), Clinical Associate Professor: B.S.N., 1976, Southern Adventist University; M.S.N., 1985, University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Ph.D., 2009, University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

YOLANDA FLEMMONS, (2018), Clinical Assistant Professor: BA, 2003, LeMoyne-Owen College; B.S.N., 2006, The University of Memphis; M.S.N., 2012, The University of Memphis.

MARIE GILL (2014), Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 1988, University of Tennessee Health Science Center; MS, 1995, The University of Memphis; M.S.N. 2006, The University of Memphis; Ph.D., 2012, University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

BRADLEY HARRELL (2015), Clinical Associate Professor: B.S.N, 2003, The University of Memphis; M.S.N., 2006, The University of Memphis; D.N.P, 2009, University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

JOY HOFFMAN (2005) Clinical Professor: B.A. in Nursing, 1996, St. Olaf College; M.S.N., 2001, University of Wisconsin - Madison; D.N.P., 2012, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

SHERI HOWARD (2011), Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 2008, University of Phoenix; M.S.N., 2010, University of Phoenix; Ph.D., 2017, William Carey University.

MIKA JACKSON (2019), Clinical Assistant Professor: AAS, 2006 Southwest Tennessee Community College; B.S.N., 2010, Baptist College of Health Sciences; M.S.N., 2015, The University of Memphis.

MELANIE JACOBS (2013), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 1982, Arkansas Tech University; M.S.N., The University of Memphis.

NATHAN KNAPPIER (2019), Clinical Associate Professor: BA, 2001, Harding University; B.S.N., 2006, Union University; M.Div., 2008, Harding School of Theology; M.S.N., 2011, Union University.

STACEY D. LABARRE-POWELL (2016), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 1990, Memphis State University; M.S.H.C.A., 1992, College of St. Francis; M.S.N., 1996, University of Tennessee Health Science Center; D.N.P., 2016, Union University.

SOHYE LEE (2017), Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 2007, Ajou University, South Korea; Ph.D., 2017, University of Minnesota.

KAYE LITANO (2012), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 1992, Union University; M.S.N., 2011, Union University.

CHRISTIE MANASCO* (2012), Clinical Professor: B.S.N., 1993, University of South Alabama; M.S.N., 2003, Union University; Ph.D., 2017, William Carey University.

ANNAPOORNA MARY (2012), Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 1999, Madras Medical College; M.S.N., 2002, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute; Ph.D., 2007, University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

MARY MCDOUGAL (2011), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 1977, University of Arkansas; M.S.N., 1998, Arkansas State University.

CANDACE MCGOWEN (2016), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 2000, University of Colorado; M.S.N., 2009, The University of Memphis.

ROSEMARY MCLAUGHLIN* (2016), Clinical Professor: B.S.N., 1982, Harding University; M.S.N., 1988, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences; Ph.D. 2009, University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

ELIZABETH MOORE (2014), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.A., 2001, Hendrix College; B.S.N., 2004, University of Arkansas; M.S.N., 2011, Walden University.

RENEE MORRIS* (2013), Clinical Associate Professor: B.S.N., 1989, University of Tennessee-Knoxville; M.S.N., 2012, The University of Memphis.

ANGELA S. OIGBOKIE (2014). Clinical Assistant Professor:  BSN, 2001, Union University-Germantown; MSN & MBA-HCM., 2010, University of Phoenix, D.N.P, 2018.

DEMETRIC OSBORN* (2020). Clinical Assistant Professor: A.A.S.-Nursing, Bevill State Community College; B.S.N., 2012, Mississippi University for Women; M.S.N., 2015, University of Mississippi Medical Center; D.N.P., 2019, Samford University.

PAULETTE PALMER (2006), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 1982, Memphis State University; M.P.A., 1987, M.S.N., 2005, The University of Memphis.

CATHY PANTIK (2018), Assistant Professor: BS, 1987, Southern Methodist University; B.S.N., 2011, Union University, Ph.D., 2019, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, D.N.P., 2018, University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

SHKENDIE PAPRANIKU (2012), Clinical Associate Professor: B.S.N., 2006, Wagner College; M.S.N., 2012, The University of Memphis; Postmaster’s FNP certificate, 2016, The University of Memphis.

FELESHA PERRY (2011), Clinical Associate Professor: B.S.N., 2005, The University of Memphis; M.S.N., 2010, Arkansas State University; Postmaster’s NE certificate, 2010, Arkansas State University; Postmaster’s FNP certificate, 2013, The University of Memphis; D.N.P., 2016, University of Alabama.

TRACEY POWER (2016), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 2008, The University of Memphis; M.S.N., 2011, The University of Memphis; D.N.P., 2019, Union University.

JOY PRICE* (2018), Clinical Associate Professor: Associate in Nursing, 1981, Northeast Mississippi Community College; B.S.N., 1983, University of Alabama-Huntsville; M.S.N., 1990, Mississippi University for Women; D.N.P., 2016, University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

TERESA RICHARDSON (2008), Clinical Professor: B.A., 1978, University of South Florida; M.S.N., 2004, Vanderbilt University; D.N.P., 2010, Vanderbilt University.

JASON SASSER (2014), Clinical Associate Professor: AAS, 2006, Southwest Tennessee Community College; B.S.N., 2008, The University of Memphis; M.S.N., 2011, The University of Memphis; D.N.P., 2017, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga.

NAKIESHA SHEPHERD (2012), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 2003, Samford University; M.S.N., 2010, Samford University; D.N.P., 2018, University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

MELISSA SHOAFF (2008), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 2002, The University of Memphis; M.S.N., 2007, The University of Memphis.

KAY SIMS (2009), Clinical Associate Professor: B.S.N., 1991, Union University; M.S.N., 1993, University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

GENAE STRONG (2007), Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 1991, University of South Alabama; M.S.N., 1998, University of Kentucky; Ph.D., 2005, University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

TERRI TROTTER (2005), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 2002, The University of Memphis; M.S.N., 2005, The University of Memphis.

PAULA WALKER (2018), Clinical Assistant Professor: BS, 2002, Christian Brothers University; B.S.N., 2009, Union University; M.S.N., 2011, Union University; D.N.P., 2018, Union University.

BEVERLY WEST (2006), Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 1985, Memphis State University; M.S.N., 2006, The University of Memphis; Ph.D., 2017, Capella University.

Y’ESHA WILLIAMS (2016), Clinical Associate Professor: B.A., 2008, The University of Mississippi; M.S.N., 2012, University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Ph.D., 2016, University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

JANYE WILSON (2015), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 2002, The University of Memphis; M.S.N., 2010, Vanderbilt University.

GLENDA WOTHERS (2015), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 2002, University of Tennessee-Martin; M.S.N., 2013, The University of Memphis.

LIN ZHAN (2010), Professor: BS, 1980, West China Medical University; MSN, 1987, Boston University; Ph.D., 1993, Boston College.

*Lambuth Campus

College of Professional & Liberal Studies Faculty and Staff

RICHARD IRWIN, Ed.D., Executive Dean

JOANNE GIKAS, Ed.D., Associate Dean

DOROTHY HALE, Ed.D., Assistant Director, Student Services

Advising Staff
MARY EWART, Online Academic Services Coordinator, Academic Advisor

ERNEST HENDLEY, Baccalaureate Contract Advisor
DANESHA WINFREY, Academic Advisor
DEBBIE WYATT, Academic Advisor
JACQUELYN D. COLE, Graduation Analyst

Office Staff
ELIZABETH BUCK, Office Associate
PATRICIA HARRIS, Senior Administrative Secretary
LAURA ROBBINS, Office Associate 


JOY HUNTER AUSTIN (2012), Instructor: M.Ed., 1976, University of Memphis; M.A., 1978, D.A. 1983, University of Mississippi

COLIN CHAPELL (2011), Instructor/DLS Advisor, 2004, B.A. Covenant College, 2006, M.Phil, University of Cambridge, Ph.D., 2011, University of Alabama

HANS H. CHUN (2010), Instructor: B.A., M.A., 2005, Ed.D., 2008, University of the Pacific

GEORGIA CRESON, 2019, Clinical Assistant Professor, M.F.A., 2011, Memphis College of Art

HAL FREEMAN (2012), Lecturer: M.B.A., 1999, Union University

CURTIS HART (2014), Instructor: B.S., 1971, M.S., 1972, Murray State University

SANDRA GUNTHARP (2005), Clinical Assistant Professor, M.S., 1992, University of Memphis

TIFFANY JOHNSON (2014), Instructor/Coordinator: B.A. 1999, University of Miami; J.D., 2002, Georgetown University

RADIE KRUEGER (2014), Instructor: M.S., 2004, Ed.D., 2008, Nova Southeastern University

DAN LATTIMORE (1987), Professor: B.A., 1966, M.A., 1968 Texas Christian University; M.A., 1968, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., 1972, University of Wisconsin-Madison

RAMONA SONIN LEE (2016) Clinical Associate Professor, B.A., 1993, M.F.A, 1998, University of Memphis

LORRAINE MEINERS-LOVEL (2012), Instructor/Coordinator: B.A., Southeastern Louisiana University; M.A., 2011, University of Memphis

LORETTA RUDD (2013), Clinical Associate Professor: M.Ed., 1997, Tarleton State University; M.A., 1987, University of Texas; Ph.D., 2003, Baylor University

RON SERINO (2017) Instructor: B.A., 1993, Emory University; M.Div., 1996, Union Theological Seminary; Ph.D., 2016, Brite Divinity School, Texas Christian University


Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management Faculty



EUN-KYONG CHOI (2013), Assistant Professor: B.B.A., 2005, Paichai University, South Korea; M.S., 2008, Florida International University; Ph.D., 2013, Texas Tech University
RADESH PALAKURTHI (2012), Intercontinental Hotels Group Chair of Excellence Professor, Director: B.S., 1988, Florida International University; M.S., 1991, Purdue University; Ph.D., 1995, The Pennsylvania State University; M.B.A., 2002, San Jose State University
CAROL A. SIKES (2009), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1985, Western Illinois University; M.B.A., 2000, Nichols State University; Ph.D., 2007, Purdue University
INNA SOIFER (2013), Instructor: B.B.A., 2000, M.S., 2006, Udmurt State University, Russia

Helen Hardin Honors College Faculty and Staff

MELINDA JONES, Ph.D., Director
BETSY LOE, M.S., Assistant Director
ROBERT YELLE, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History and Honors
PAUL MEGO, Ph.D., Honors Faculty Coordinator, Lambuth Campus

University Libraries Faculty and Staff


JOHN EDWARD EVANS (1980), Associate Professor: B.A., 1974, Kansas Wesleyan; M.S., 1977, University of Illinois; Ed.D., 1989, Memphis State University
SYLVERNA V. FORD (2000), Professor, Dean: B.S., 1972, M.L.S., 1974, University of Maryland; Ph.D., 1995, University of Pittsburgh
EDWIN G. FRANK (1994), Associate Professor: B.A., 1976, Memphis State University; M.L.S., 1993, University of Tennessee, M.A., 1999, University of Memphis
MARY K. FREILICH (1985), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1970, M.A., 1971, Purdue University; M.L.S., 1982, State University of New York-Albany
ANNELLE R. HUGGINS (1981), Associate Professor: B.S., 1969, Central State University; M.L.S., 1970, Vanderbilt University; M.Ed., 1975, Texas A&M University
ROBERT T. IVEY (1987), Associate Professor: A.B., 1966, M.A., 1968, Ph.D., 1973, M S.L.S., 1976, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
JOYCE A. McKIBBEN (1979), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1971, Eckerd College; M.A.L.S., 1972, University of Kentucky; M.A. 1979, University of Florida
ANNA B. NEAL (1980), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1973, University of Kentucky; M.L.S., 1978, Vanderbilt University; M.M., 1986, Memphis State University
ELIZABETH H. PARK (1983), Professor: A.B., 1966, Stanford University; M.L.S., 1972, State University of New York at Buffalo; M.S. 1989, Memphis State University
MARGARET ROBINSON (1994), Associate Professor: B.A., 1983, Centenary College; M.L.S., 1992, Indiana University
PERVEEN K. RUSTOMFRAM (1995), Associate Professor: B.S.W., 1979, Bombay University: M.A., 1984, University of Hyderabad; M.L.S., 1987, University of Tennessee