Jan 16, 2021  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

University Faculty and Staff

University Administration

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The College Of Education
The Herff College Of Engineering
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University College
Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management
Helen Hardin Honors Program
University Libraries

Campus Directory

Department Phone Number
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Admissions 901.678.2111
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Center for Athletics Academic Services 901.678.2714
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Dean of Students 901.678.2187

The College of Arts and Sciences Faculty and Staff


ABBY PARRILL-BAKER, Ph.D., Associate Dean

ROGER KREUZ, Ph.D., Associate Dean

DEBORAH TOLLEFSEN, Ph.D., Associate Dean

SUSAN FITZGERALD, M.A., Director of Administration

PATSY KRECH, M.Ed., Director of Undergraduate Advising


Aerospace Studies

Professor of Aerospace Studies

BYRON C. FOSTER (2013), Major, United States Air Force, Assistant Professor: B.S., 2002, Wayland Baptist University
MARC N. LONDON (2013), Lieutenant Colonel, United State Air Force, Detachment Commander, Chair: B.S., 1994, United States Air Force Academy;M.B.A., 1997, University of Phoenix
NEWMAN C. ROBERTSON (2013), Major, United States Air Force, Assistant Professor: B.S., 1993, Southern University of New Orleans; M.A.T., 1997, Xavier University



CLARE BOULANGER (1991), Instructor: B.A., 1980, SUNY Plattsburgh; M.A., 1984, University of Minnesota; Ph.D., 1991, University of Minnesota

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

MICHAEL R. DUKE (2011), Associate Professor: B.A., 1984, Ph.D., 1996, University of Texas at Austin RUTHBETH D. FINERMAN (1985), Professor: B.A., 1977, M. A., 1979, Ph.D., 1985, University of California at Los Angeles

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

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

ROSS SACKETT (2004), Instructor: Ph.D., 1996, University of California, Los Angeles

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

Biological Sciences

MELVIN L. BECK, Ph.D., Interim Chair

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

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

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

FORREST BREM (2012), Lecturer, Lambuth: B.S., 2013, M.S., 2006, Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., 2012 The University of Memphis

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.

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

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

LEWIS B. COONS (1976), Professor: B.A., 1964, M.S., 1966, Utah State University; Ph.D., 1970, North Carolina State 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: B.A., 1991, Kent State University; Ph.D., 1996, University of Connecticut

RAMIN HOMAYOUNI (2006), Professor, Director, Bioinformatics Program: B.S., 1989, Ph.D., 1996 University of Houston

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 ANDREW LIU (2008), Associate Professor: B.A., 1992, Shandong Normal University; M.S., 1995, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Ph.D., 2003, University of Michigan

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), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2003; Biology, Carson Newman University; Ph.D., 2008, Vanderbilt University

DUANE McKENNA (2010), Associate 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

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

ANNA BESS SORIN (2003), Instructor, Director, Biology Advising & Resource Center: B.A., 1992, Union College; M.S., 1995, Ph.D., 2002, University of Michigan

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



WILLIAM A. ALEXANDER (2012), Assistant 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
NATHAN DEYONKER (2016) , Assistant Professor: BS, 2001, University of Michigan; PhD, 2005, University of Georgia

GARY L. EMMERT (2002), Professor, Chair: 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
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), Professor: B.S., 1972, Georgia Institute of Technology; Ph.D., 1977, University of Florida
ABBY L. PARRILL (1998), Professor, Associate Dean: B.S., 1992, Central Michigan University; Ph.D., 1996, University of Arizona
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, 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

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

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

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

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

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



AYANNA ADAMS (2011), Instructor: B.A., 2006, M.A., 2008, University of Memphis
REBECCA ADAMS (2016), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1998, M.A., 2000, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., 2004, Georgetown University
TERRY ANSBRO (2011), Instructor: B.A., 1997, University of West Florida; M.A., 1999, The University of Georgia
GREGORY E. BARLOW (2011), Instructor: B.A., 2004, Valdosta State University; M.A., 2006, Georgian Southern University
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
CRISTINA MARIA CERVONE (2012), Associate Professor: B.A., 1987, Williams College; M.A., 1997, Ph.D., 2004, University of Virginia
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, Northeaster Illinois University
TERESA SPROUL DALLE (1984), Associate Professor: B.A., 1970, Memphis State University; M.S., 1974, M.A., 1975, Ph.D., 1983, University of Arizona
CATHERINE DICE (2005), Instructor: B.A., 1989, M.A., 1991, Memphis State University
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), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2003, Elon University; M.A., 2006, Ph.D., 2011, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
KATHERINE FREDLUND (2016), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2006, M.A., 2008, Saint Bonaventure University; Ph.D., 2012, Bowling Green State University
RONALD FUENTES (2012), Assistant 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
SAGE GRAHAM (2004), Associate Professor: B.A., 1989, Rhodes College; M.A., 1995, University of Memphis; Ph.D., 2003, Georgetown University
DONAL HARRIS (2013), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2005 M.A., 2009, Ph.D., 2013, California State University, Los Angeles
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
CARY HOLLADAY (2002), Professor: M.A., 1982, Pennsylvania State University
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, Memphis State University
MOLLY KESSLER (2017), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2013, M.A., 2014, Ph.D., 2017, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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
CATHERINE GIMELLI MARTIN (1990), Professor: B.A., 1970, Ph.D., 1989, University of California at Santa Cruz
REGINALD MARTIN (1983), Professor: B.S., 1977, Boston University; M.A., 1979,Memphis State University; Ph.D., 1985, University of Tulsa; M.F.A., 1993, Norwich 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
JOHN MILES (2009), Associate Professor: B.A., 1998, Trinity University; M.A., 2002, The University of Arizona; Ph.D., 2009, Duke University
VERNER MITCHELL (1999), Professor: B.S., 1979, United States Air Force Academy; M.A., 1985, Colorado State University; Ph.D., 1995, Rutgers University
C. NINA MYERS (2015), Instructor: B.A., 2009, Maryville College; M.A., 2014, New Mexico Highlands University   
MARY ELLEN O’HARA (2017), Instructor: B.A., 1992, University of Southern Maine; M.A., 2017, Bowling Green State University
JOSHUA PHILLIPS (2002), Associate Professor, Chair: B.A., 1991, Columbia University; M.A., 1995, Ph.D., 2002, University of Chicago
GENE ALAN PLUNKA (1983), Professor: B.A., 1971, University of Maryland-Baltimore County; M.A., 1972, Ph.D., 1978, University of Maryland-College Park
RHONDA R. POWERS (2010), Instructor: B.A., 1998, M.A., 2000, Missouri State University
COURTNEY MILLER SANTO (2011), Instructor: B.A., 1998, Washington and Lee University; M.F.A., 2011, University of Memphis
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
JESSICA SWAN (2017), Instructor: B.A., 2004, M.A., 2010, Ph.D., 2012, University of Memphis
STEPHEN TABACHNICK (2000), Professor: B.A., 1966, University of California, Berkeley; M.A., 1967, University of Chicago; Ph.D., 1971, University of Connecticut
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), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2006, Western Michigan University; M.F.A., 2010, Indiana University
BRANDY T. WILSON (2011), Instructor: B.A., 2001, University of Arkansas; M.A., 2003, Ph.D., 2008, Florida State University
EVELYN WRIGHT (2015), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1995, Emory University; M.A., 2002, American University; Ph.D., 2009, Georgetown University



AARON L. BEEK (2017), Instructor: B.A., 2006, Macalester College; M.A., 2008, University of British Colombia, Canada; Ph.D., 2015, University of Minnesota

BEVERLY G. BOND (1996), Associate 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

WILLIAM J. CAMPBELL (2013), Associate Professor: B.A., 2000, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada; M.A., 2001, Ph.D., 2007, McMaster University, Canada

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), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2001, Lewis and Clark College; Ph.D., 2011, Rutgers University

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, Chair: 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

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: 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

Bornblum Judaic Studies

SHAUL BAR, Ph.D., Director

SHAUL BAR (1990), Professor: B.A., 1978, Haifa University; M.A., 1983, Ph.D., 1988, New York University
MARK A. KAPLOWITZ (2012), Visiting Assistant Professor: A.B., 1995, Princeton University; M.A., 1998, Ph.D., 2010, New York University


Institute for Intelligent Systems


ANDREW OLNEY (2007, Psychology), Associate Professor:  B.A., 1998, University College 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), Assistant 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) “William Dunavant Professor”: B.A., 1997, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca; M.S., 1999, Southern Methodist University; Ph.D., 2002, Southern Methodist University
ZHIQIANG CAI (2001, IIS), Research Assistant Professor:  B.S., 1982, Huazhong University of Science & Technology; M.S., 1985, Huazhong University of Science & Technology
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 Memphis


Mathematical Sciences



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), Assistant 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: 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), Associate 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), Assistant 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

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), Assistant 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

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

Military Science

Professor of Military Science

CASSIUS V. DAVIS (2006), Government Service 9, Supply Technician; A.S., 2013, Park University
BRIAN HAGOOD (2008), Government Service 11, Scholarship and Enrollment/Recruiting Officer: B.A., 1994, University of North Alabama
VENSON L. HERRON (2011), Master Sergeant, United States Army, Military Science Instructor
DOUGLAS P. HUEY (2013), Contractor, Military ScienceInstructor: B.S., 1988, Christian Brothers University
GREGORY W. LEIPHART (2012), Major, United States Army, Executive Officer and Assistant Professor of Military Science: B.S., 1998, Pennsylvania State University
NOAH E. LOWE (2007), Government Service 7, Human Resources Technician: B.S., 2012, Park University
STEVEN B. SIGLOCH, JR. (2012), Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army, Professor of Military Science: B.S., 1993, Texas A&M University; M.S., 1998, University of Missouri at Rolla; M.A., 2006, Naval War College
JIMMY E. SMITH, JR. (2013), Master Sergeant, United States Army, Senior Military Science Instructor

Naval Science

CAPTAIN BRIAN J. GOSZKOWICZ, USN, Professor of Naval Science

RENEE BRADBERRY (2012), DOD, GS-7, Administrative Assistant, Supply Officer

CEDRIC CRAWFORD (2004), DOD, GS-6, Human Resource Officer: B.S., 2009, Park University

AARON DIAZ (2015), Gunnery Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps, Assistant Marine Officer Instructor

RICARDO M. ESCANDON (2017), Commander, U.S. Navy, Associate Professor: B.S., 1995, United States Naval Academy; M.A., 2010, Naval War College

MICHAEL D. GIVAN (2015), Captain, U.S. Marine Corps, Assistant Professor: B.S., 2008, University of Maryland University College

MOISES V. GONZALEZ (2016), Lieutenant, U.S. Navy, Assistant Professor: B.A., 2011, University of Memphis

BRIAN J. GOSZKOWICZ (2015), Captain, U.S. Navy, Professor of Naval Science: B.S., 1990, University of Illinois; M.S, 2013, National Defense University

WILLIAM E. QUEEN (2017), Lieutenant, U.S. Navy, Assistant Professor: B.S., 2012, United States Naval Academy



LUVELL ANDERSON (2012), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2006, St. Louis University; Ph.D., 2011, Rutgers University
REMY DEBES (2006), Associate Professor: B.A., 1997, Boston University; Ph,D., 2006, University of Michigan
VERENA ERLENBUSCH (2013), Assistant Professor: Magistra philosophiae, 2006, B.A., 2007, University of Salzburg; Ph.D., 2012, University of Sussex
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, Dean: 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

LINDSEY STEWART (2017) 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

SOMOGY VARGA (2012), Associate Professor: B.A., 2000, M.A., 2004, University of Copenhagen; Ph.D., 2009, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt

Physics and Material Science


JINGBIAO CUI, Ph.D. 1993, University of Science and Technology of China.

THANG B HOANG, Assistant professor (2016); BS Hanoi University of Technology (1997), MS Institute of Physic Hanoi (2000) Ph.D. 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.S., 1989, South Gujarat University; Ph.D., 1996, University of Missouri, Rolla

PRABHAKAR PRADHAN (2013), Assistant Professor: B.Sc., 1987, University of Calcutta (India); M.S., 1989, University of Poona (India); Ph.D., 1996, Indian Institute of Science-Bangalore (India)

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

FIROUZEH SABRI (2007), Associate Professor: B.S., 1995 University of Wales at Swansea; M.S., 1997, 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: 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), Associate 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



RANDY G. FLOYD, Ph.D. Associate Chair

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

FRANK ANDRASIK (2010), Distinguished Professor, Chair: 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

JASON L. G. BRAASCH (2013), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2001, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; M.A., 2006, Ph.D., 2009, University of Illinois at Chicago

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 Professor: B.S., 1991, Mary Washington College; Ph.D., 1996, 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: B.A., Hendrix College, 1994; M.Ed., 1995, Ph.D., 1999, Indiana State University

ARTHUR C. GRAESSER (1985), Professor: B.A., 1972, Florida State University; Ph.D., 1977, University of California-San Diego

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

KATHRYN H. HOWELL (2013), Assistant 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), Visiting 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), Associate 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

ANDREW WILLIAM MEYERS (1976), Professor, Vice-Provost for Research: B.A., 1970, University of Rochester; M.S., 1972, Ph.D., 1974, Pennsylvania State University

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

ROBERT ALLEN NEIMEYER (1983), Professor: B.A., 1976, University of Florida; Ph.D., 1982, University of Nebraska

ANDREW MCGREGOR OLNEY (2007), Associate Professor: B.A., 1998 University College 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), Associate Professor: B.A., 1978, Rhodes College; M.S., 1981, Florida State University; Ph.D., 1990, Memphis State University

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

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

NICHOLAS W. SIMON (2016), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2000, Carthage College; M.S., 2004, Western Illinois University; Ph.D., 2010, Texas A&M University

IDIA B. THURSTON (2013), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2003, Florida State University; M.A., 2006, Ph.D., 2010, University of South Florida

JAMES P. WHELAN (1990), Professor: B.A., 1980, LaSalle College; M.A., 1983, Ph.D., 1989, Memphis State University

JIA WEI ZHANG (2017), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2011, San Francisco State University; M.S., 2014, Ph.D., 2017, University of California, Berkeley



MELISSA J. BAMFORD (2013), Instructor: B.A., 2007, North Carolina State University; M.S. 2010, Florida State University

TERRY CARMON (2014), Instructor: B.A., 1999 San Jose State University; M.A., 2002 Clark Atlanta University

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

WESLEY L. JAMES (2009), Assistant 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

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: 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

JOSEPH C. VENTIMIGLIA (1981), Associate Professor: B.A., 1967, M.A., 1968, Indiana University; Ph.D., 1973, University of Wisconsin

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

Department of World Languages and Literatures


NATALHIE AGUILAR (2017), Instructor of Spanish: B.A., 2013, M.A., 2015, University of Memphis

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
LINDSEY ASTON (2011), Instructor of Spanish: B.A., 2008, M.A., 2010, University of Memphis 
ADORACION BERRY (2007), Instructor of Spanish: B.A., Faculdade Paulistana de Ciencias e Letras, Sao Paolo; M.A., 2000, University of Memphis

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

PATTY CUPPLES (2017), Instructor of Spanish: B.A., 2015, University of Tennessee at Martin; M.A., 2017, University of Memphis
REGAN FRINK (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), Assistant 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, Universitee 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
ROBERT KELZ (2010), Associate Professor of German: B.A., 1998, Tulane University; M.A., 2006, Ph.D., 2010, Vanderbilt University

JOSÉ MAGAÑA, 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, 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), Associate 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), Assistant Professor of Spanish: B.A., 2002, M.A., 2004, Ph.D., 2010, Ohio 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
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

SUSAN ROAKES (1991), Associate Professor: B.A., 1981, Virginia Polytechnic Institute; M.S.P., 1987, University Of Tennessee; Ph.D., 1991, University of Wisconsin-Madison

LAURA SAIJA (2015) Assistant Professor: 5-Year Degree, 1997, University of Catania; Ph.D., 2006, University Of Catania.

CHARLES A. SANTO (2005), Associate Professor, Director: 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

BURT BURRASTON (2012), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1991, M.S., 1994, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., 2003, University of Oregon
ANGELA CREWS (2013), Visiting 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
CLIFFORD FREEMAN (2009), Instructor: B.A., 1994, M.A., 1997, University of Memphis
AMANDA JOHNSON (2013), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2002, M.P.A., 2005, University of Arizona; Ph.D., 2010, Sam Houston State University
JAMES MCCUTCHEON (2013), Assistant 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
MARY TUCKER (2013), Instructor/Coordinator: B.S., 1998, Tulane University; J.D., 2004, Louisiana State University
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
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
DOOLEY, TY (2017), B.S., 1993, University of Central Arkansas; MA, 1997, University of Memphis; PhD., 2010, University of Arkansas

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), 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
DANIELLE VANCE-McMULLEN (2017), B.S., 2005, Iowa State University; M.A., 2010 Indiana University Purdue University – Indianapolis; M.A., 2014, Duke University; Ph.D., 2017, Duke University
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

Department of Social Work


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

M. 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

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

BENETRA MANGUM-JOHNSON (2017), Clinical Assistant Professor, Lambuth Campus: B.A., 1998, University of Mississippi; M.S.W., 2002, D.S.W, 2015, Jackson State University

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

STEVEN SOIFER (2012), Professor: B.S., 1976, Xavier University; M.S.W., 1980 Washington University; Ph.D., 1988, Brandeis University

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

BRANDON WILLIAMS (2017), Instructor/Coordinator:  B.A., 2011, M.S.W., 2015, University of Memphis


The Fogelman College of Business and Economics Faculty and Staff

THOMAS R. MILLER, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Administration and Faculty
Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Research
TRELLIS M. MORGAN, M.S., Manager, Undergraduate Student Services
MARK E. ALPUENTE, M.A., Assistant Manager, Undergraduate Student Services

WHITNEY HORTON, M.P.S, Graduation Analyst/Academic Advisor
MARY J. JOHNSON, B.S.Ed., Honors Student Advisor/Scheduling Coordinator
FELICIA RODDY-JACKSON, M.A.L.S., Scholarship/Recruitment Coordinator
CODY W. SACKS, M.B.A., Academic Advisor

KATELYN WARD, M.S., Academic Advisor


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

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

ERIN HENRY (2017), Assistant Professor: B.ACC., 2005 Mississippi State University; M.S., 2007, The University of Memphis; Ph.D., 2014, University of Connecticut

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
CRAIG J. LANGSTRAAT (1987), Professor: B.S., 1972, Arizona State University; J.D., 1978, Arizona State University College of Law; LL.M., 1982, University of San Diego School of Law; C.P.A., 1974, Arizona
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.; 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), Assistant 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


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

VLADIMIR AMBARTSOUMIAN (2016), Instructor: M.S., 1987, Kharkiv Polytechnic University; I.M.B.A. 2009, Ph.D., 2016, The University of Memphis
JUDITH COMPTON BROWN (1964), Assistant Professor: B.B.A., 1961, Memphis State University; M.S., 1962, University of Tennessee
JASBIR S. DHALIWAL (2005), Professor, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, and Dean of the Graduate School: 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

DAEYOUP (MARTIN) KANG, Instructor: B.S., 2010, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Ph.D., 2016, Korea University

NAVEEN KUMAR (2015), Assistant Profesor: M.S., 2002, University of Tennessee, Knoxville; M.S., 2003, Ph.D., 2006, University of Washington
WILLIAM J. KETTINGER (2007), Professor, FedEx Chair of Excellence in Management Information Systems: B.A., 1976, Northeastern University; M.P.A., 1991, University of Massachusetts; M.S., 1991, Ph.D., 1992, University of South Carolina
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
JONG SEOK LEE (2013), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2005, Soongsil University; M.S., 2008, Univeristy of Arizona; Ph.D., 2013, Georgia State University
ROBIN SUZANNE POSTON (2003), Professor, Chair: 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: 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
JUDITH CANFIELD SIMON (1975), Professor: B.S., 1961, Oklahoma State University; M.B.A., 1969, West Texas State University; Ed.D., 1976, Oklahoma State University
SRIKAR VELICHETY (2016), Assistant Professor: B. Tech., 2007, M. Tech., 2009, Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management; Ph.D., 2016, University of Arizona
CHEN ZHANG (2007), Associate Professor: 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), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2002, Universidad del Pacifico; M.A., 2008, Ph.D., 2012, Washington University in St. Louis
CYRIL F. CHANG (1981), Professor: B.A., 1969, National Chengchi University; M.A., 1972, Memphis State University; Ph.D., 1979, University of Virginia

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), Assistant 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
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
CHRISTINE X. JIANG (2001), Professor: B.S., 1984, Fudan University; M.S., 1998, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., 1992, Drexel Universityq
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

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
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
RABI S. BHAGAT (1990), Professor: B.S., 1969, Indian Institute of Technology; M.A., 1972, Xavier Labor Relations Institute; M.A., 1974, Ph.D., 1977, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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

H. KRISTL DAVISON (2015), Instructor: B.S., 1992, Tulane University; B.S., 1993, University of Mississippi; M.S., 1995, Ph.D., 2001, Tulane 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
BENWARI L. KEDIA (1988), Professor, Wang Chair of Excellence in International Business: B.Comm., 1960, University of Rajasthan; LL.B., 1964, University of Bombay; M.B.A., 1966, Atlanta University; Ph.D., 1976, Case Western Reserve University
THOMAS R. MILLER (1971), Professor, Associate Dean for Administration and Faculty: B.A., 1966, M.B.A., 1968, Ph.D., 1972, The Ohio State 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

MICHAEL NALICK (2016), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2005, Univeristy of Texas; M.P.P., 2008, University of Southern Caolifornia; Ph.D., 2016, Texas A & M University
CHARLES A. PIERCE (2004), Professor, Chair: B.S. 1990, Syracuse University; M.A., 1992, Ph.D., 1995, University at Albany, State University of New York
ROBERT W. RENN (1989), Associate Professor: B.S., 1982, Kennesaw State College; M.S., 1984, Ph.D., 1989, Georgia State University
MARTHA D. ROBINSON (2007), Instructor: B.S., 1978, M.B.A., 1991, Tennessee State University; Ed.D., 2004, Vanderbilt University
ALEX L. RUBENSTEIN (2014), Assistant Professor: B.S., B.A., 2009, University of Washington; Ph.D., 2014, University of Florida
ROBERT R. TAYLOR (1983), Associate Professor: B.A., 1970, Rollins College; M.A., 1976,
Ph.D., 1979, Louisiana State 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
PETER WRIGHT (1988), Professor, Chair of Excellence in Free Enterprise Management: B.A., 1969, Ohio State University; M.B.A., 1973, Ph.D., 1975, Louisiana State University


Marketing and Supply Chain Management


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
EMIN BABAKUS (1985), Professor: B.A., 1968, Turkish Naval Academy; B.Sc., 1978, Istanbul University; M.A., 1981, M.S., 1982, Ph.D., 1985, University of Alabama
GREGORY W. BOLLER (1988), Associate Professor: 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, Dean: 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.
DANIEL L. SHERRELL (1995), Professor: B.S., 1973, M.B.A, 1974, Auburn University; Ph.D., 1980, University of South Carolina
MARLA ROYNE STAFFORD (2001), Professor, Chair: B.A., 1981, University of Arizona; M.B.A., 1988, Rollins College; Ph.D., 1993, University of Georgia
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

The College of Communication and Fine Arts Faculty and Staff

MOIRA LOGAN, M.F.A., Associate Dean and Director of Graduate Studies and Research
LAURA H. SNYDER, M.A., Assistant to the Dean for Undergraduate Programs and Graduation Analyst
DIONNE R. CHALMERS, M.A., Administrative Associate II
PATTY BLADEN LAWRENCE, M.A., Director of Development
MELODY WEINTRAUB, B.A., Art Education Instructor


MICHAEL D. HAGGE, M.Arch., Chair

JENNIFER L. BARKER (2013), Assistant Professor: B.Arch., 2005, University of Tennessee; M.Arch., 2010, University of Memphis

SHERRY L. BRYAN (1984), Associate Professor: B.S., 1980; M.S., 1982, Memphis State University; M. Arch., 1991, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
MICHAEL K. CHISAMORE (2009), Associate Professor: B.P.S., 1991, State University of New York at Buffalo; M.Arch., 1998, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
MICHAEL D. HAGGE (1996), Professor, Chair: B.A., 1974, University of Arkansas at Little Rock; M.P.A., 1979, Webster College; M.C.R.P., 1982, Memphis State University; M.Arch., 1994, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
TIMOTHY E. MICHAEL (2005), Instructor: B.S.E.T., 1997, University of Memphis; M.Arch., 1999, University of Virginia

P. JEANNE MYERS (2012), Assistant Professor: B.Arch., 2000, University of Tennessee; M.H.P., 2002, University of Georgia

JENNIFER L. THOMPSON (2013), Assistant Professor: B.Arch., 2006, Auburn University; B.I.Arch., 2006, Auburn University; M.Arch., 2010., 2010, University of Memphis
JAMES F. WILLIAMSON (2008), Associate Professor: B.A., 1968, Southwestern at Memphis; M.Arch., 1974, University of Pennsylvania

Professional Staff

MARGARET E. COOK (2016), Administrative Associate II; B.A., 2005 City College of New York



FRED C. ALBERTSON (1987), Associate Professor: B.A., 1974, University of California-Irvine; M.A., 1977, Ph.D., 1980, Bryn Mawr College
MARIAM AYAD (2003), Associate Professor: B.A., 1994, The American University in Cairo; M.A., 1996, University of Toronto; Ph.D., 2003, Brown University
BRYNA BOBICK (2008), Assistant 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
CAROL U. CROWN (1975), Professor: B.A., 1967, University of Kansas; Ph.D., 1975, Washington University
ELIZABETH I. EDWARDS (2000), Associate Professor: B.F.A., 1982, Tyler School of Art; M.F.A., 1987, Indiana University
CALVIN L. FOSTER (1976), Professor: B.F.A., 1972, Memphis State University; M.F.A., 1974, Auburn University
GARY K. GOLIGHTLY (2002), Associate Professor: B.B.A., 1984, M.F.A., 1995, Memphis State University
DONALYN HEISE (2004), Associate Professor: B.S., 1987, Louisiana State University; M.A., 1995, University of Nebraska; Ed.D., 2001, Nova Southeastern University
JAMES E. JACKSON (1999), Professor: B.F.A., 1977, Memphis College of Art; M.F.A., 1980, Cornell University
LAWRENCE E. JASUD (1981), Associate Professor: B.S.. 1969, Southern Illinois University; M.A., 1980, Ohio State University
EARNESTINE L. JENKINS (2000), Associate 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
LARRY E. McPHERSON (1978), Associate Professor: B.A. 1976, Columbia College Chicago; M.A., 1978, Northern Illinois University
GREELY L. MYATT (1989), Professor: B.F.A., 1975, Delta State University; M.F.A., 1980, University of Mississippi
CEDAR LORCA NORDBYE (2003), Associate Professor: B.A., 1993, Hampshire College; M.A., 1997, M.F.A., 1998, University of Iowa
TODD M. RICHARDSON (2008), Assistant Professor: B.F.A., 1995 University of Mississippi; M.A., 2000, Memphis Theological Seminary; M.A., 2003, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA; Ph.D., Universiteit Leiden, Netherlands
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
NILES A. WALLACE (1976), Professor: B.S., 1970, Edinboro State College; M.F.A., 1974, Alfred University
NANCY SHARPE WHITE (1974), Associate Professor: B.A., 1970, Florida Atlantic University; M.F.A., 1974, Alfred University

Professional Staff

KIM HINDMAN (2003), Instructor; B.F.A., 1999, Grand Valley State University; M.F.A., 2003, University of Massachusetts
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. ACEY (1972), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1970, M.A., 1972, Memphis State University
DAVID L. APPLEBY (1977), Professor: B.A., 1970, Clark University; M.F.A., 1979, Temple University
ROXANA L. GEE (1976), Associate Professor: B.A., 1971, University of Nebraska; M.A., 1973, Memphis State University
MARGARET ALLISON GRAHAM (1981), Professor: B.A., 1972, Florida State University; M.A., 1975, Ph.D., 1978, University of Florida
KATHERINE G. HENDRIX (1994), Professor: B.A., 1974, California State University, Fresno; M.A., 1978, University of California, Davis; Ph.D., 1994, University of Washington
G. CRAIG LEAKE (2004), Associate Professor: B.A., 1966, M.A., 1969, Memphis State University
KRIS M. MARKMAN (2007), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1993, M.A., 1996, Webster University; Ph.D., 2006, University of Texas at Austin
DAVID GRAY MATTHEWS (1990), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1984, Covenant College; M.A., 1986, Memphis State University; Ph.D., 1993, Pennsylvania State University
RICHARD R. RANTA (1972), Professor; Dean: B.S., 1965, University of Minnesota; M.A., 1967, Cornell University; Ph.D., 1974, University of Iowa
STEVEN J. ROSS (1988), Professor: B.A., 1971, State University of New York-Stony Brook; M.A., 1974, New York University
SANDRA J. SARKELA (2005), Associate Professor: A.B., 1972, Augustana College; M.A., 1975, Ph.D., 1982 University of Massachusetts
LORI STALLINGS (2009), Instructor: B.S.Ed., 1980, University of North Alabama; M.A., 1982, Marquette University
CRAIG O. STEWART (2009), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1997, Lambuth University; M.S., 2000, University of Memphis; Ph.D., 2006, Carnegie Mellon University
AMANDA J. YOUNG (2004), Associate Professor: B.S., 1979, Davis and Elkins College; M.A., 1993 Eastern Washington University; Ph.D., 2000, Carnegie Mellon University


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
CARRIE BROWN (2008), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1998, University of Wisconsin; M.A., 2001, University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., 2008, University of Missouri
M. BROWN BURNETT (2008), Instructor: B.A., 1974, University of Mississippi; M.A., 2010, University of Memphis
DARRIN DEVAULT (2011), Instructor / Coordinator: B.A., 1993, M.A., 2002, University of Memphis
J. RICK FISCHER (1989), Professor: M.S., 1976, University of Southern California; M.A., 1977, San Jose State University; Ph.D., 1994, Southern Illinois University
JOSEPH HAYDEN (2003), Associate Professor: B.A., 1985, Centre College; M.A., 1991, Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., 2002, Indiana University
THOMAS J. HRACH (2008), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1985, University of Michigan; M.A., 1990, Kent State University; Ph.D., 2008, Ohio University
CANDACE C. JUSTICE (1992), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1973, University of Mississippi; M.A., 1992, Memphis State University
DAN L. LATTIMORE (1987), Professor, Vice Provost Extended Programs and Dean of University College: B.A., 1966, M.A., 1968, Texas Christian University; M.R.E., 1968, Southwestern Baptist Seminary; Ph.D., 1972, University of Wisconsin
OTIS LAMAR SANFORD (2011), Hardin Chair of Excellence in Urban Journalism: B.A.,1975, University of Memphis
RONALD EDWARD SPIELBERGER (1968), Associate Professor: B.S., 1963, Memphis State University; M.A., 1965, Ohio State University
SANDRA H. UTT (1984), Associate Professor: B.S.J., 1968, M.S.J., 1974, West Virginia University; Ph.D., 1983, Ohio University
ROBERT L. WILLIS (1996), Instructor: B.A., 1966, University of Oklahoma; M.A., 1993, Ball State University
JIN YANG (2002), Associate Professor: B.A., 1986, Shanxi University; M.A., 1999, Pittsburg State University; Ph.D., 2004, Southern Illinois University


John Chiego, 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
JOHN BAUR (1979), Professor, Director of Graduate Studies: 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: 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
STEVEN MARK ENSLEY (2000), Associate Professor: B.M., 1984, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; Diploma, 1986, Franz Schubert Institute, Baden bei Wien, Austria; M.M., 1987, M.F.A., 1991, University of Wisconsin-Madison
DAVID H. EVANS (1978), Professor: A.B., 1965, Harvard; M.A., 1967, Ph.D., 1976, University of California, Los Angeles
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
TIMOTHY J. GOODWIN (1986), Associate Professor: B.M., 1981, M.M., 1984, University of Miami
ARMAND HALL (2012), Assistant Professor: B.M., 2002, M.M., 2007, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, D.M.A., 2013, Michigan State University
KAMRAN N. INCE (1992), Professor: B.M., 1982, Oberlin Conservatory; M.M., 1984, D.M.A., 1987, Eastman School of Music
PU-QI JIANG (2000), Associate Professor: Diploma, 1968, Shanghai Conservatory of Music; M.M., 1988, University of Cincinnati
ROBYN JONES (2012), Assistant Professor: B.M., 1996, Indiana University, M.M., 1998, Florida State University, D.M.A., 2008, University of Minnesota
KENNETH RICHARD KREITNER (1990), Professor: B.A., 1978, Bucknell University; M.A., 1981, Ohio State University; M.A., 1984, Ph.D., Duke University
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), 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), Associate 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
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
ALLEN K. RIPPE (1978), Assistant Professor: B.M., 1974, Hartt College of Music; M.M., 1976, University of Michigan 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), Assistant 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
FRANK W. SHAFFER (1975), Associate Professor: B.S., 1971, Duquesne University; M.M., 1973, M.M.A., 1975, D.M.A., 1980, Yale University
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
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
LECOLION WASHINGTON (2004), Associate Professor: B.M., 1999, University of Texas at Austin; M.M., 2001, Manhattan School of Music
MARY WILSON (2013), Assistant Professor: B.M., 1992, St. Olaf College, M.M., 2000, Washington University, M.M., 1993, New England Conservatory of Music
BEN YONAS (2013), Assistant Professor: B.F.A., 2000, University of Michigan, B.S., 2000, University of Michigan

Theatre and Dance

HOLLY C. LAU, M.F.A., Chair

JACOB G. ALLEN (2010), Assistant Professor: B.Mus., 2004, B.A. 2004, St. Lawrence University; M.Mus., 2009, Eastman School of Music
RACHEl BLACK (2014), Instructor: B.M., 2000, Vanderbilt University; M.M., 2004 University of Kentucky
LAWRENCE B. BLACKWELL (2010), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1997, Dillard University; M.F.A., 2000, University of Louisville
SARAH A. BROWN (2008), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1987, Brown University; M.F.A., 1994, Yale School of Drama
STEPHEN W. HANCOCK (1998), Associate Professor: B.A., 1978, University of Louisville; M.F.A., 1984, The Pennsylvania State University
ROBERT A. HETHERINGTON (1997), Professor: B.A., 1974, College of Wooster; M.A., 1976, Northwestern University
JANICE B. LACEK (2007), Associate Professor: B.A., 1985, Gettysburg College; M.F.A., 1993, University of California, San Diego
HOLLY C. LAU (1991), Professor, Chair: B.A., 1974, University of Southern Maine; M.F.A., 1991, Ohio State University
ANITA JO LENHART (1987), Associate Professor: B.F.A., 1981, Eastern Kentucky University; M.F.A., 1985, Florida State University
MOIRA J. LOGAN (1985), Professor, Associate Dean: B.A., 1969, Vassar College; M.F.A., 1972, Sarah Lawrence College
JOHN MCFADDEN (1973), Professor: B.A., 1969, M.F.A., 1975, The Pennsylvania State University
JILL NEE (2014), Assistant Professor: B.A., B.S., 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
BRIAN RUGGABER (2013), Assistant Professor: B.F.A., 1992, Virginia Commonweatlh University; M.F.A., 1998, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
JOHN J. YORKE (2002), Instructor: B.A., 1994, Juniata College; M.F.A., 1997, University of Memphis

Professional Staff

JAMIE ARIELLE (2014), Resident Props Master: B.A., 2009, Franciscan University; M.F.A., 2014, University of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music
ALICE RAINEY BERRY (1999), Director of Publicity and Promotion: B.F.A., 1994, M.F.A., 2012, University of Memphis
RICHARD MAYFIELD (2002), Assistant Technical Director: B.S. 1985, Northern Michigan University; M.F.A., 1996, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
DEANNA ROWE (2014), Costume Shop Supervisor: B.A., 1991, Baker University; M.F.A., 1998, University of Missouri, Kansas City

The College of Education Faculty and Staff

ERNEST A. RAKOW, Ph.D, Interim Dean
VIVIAN MORRIS, Ph.D., Assistant Dean
BONNIE J. CUMMINGS, M.Ed., Recruitment Coordinator

Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Research

Steven L. West Ph.D., Interim Chair

SARA BRIDGES (2001), Associate Professor: B.S., 1990, Indiana University; M.S., 1995, Butler University; Ph.D., 1999, University of Memphis
PAMELA COGDAL (2002), Clinical Associate Professor: B.S., 1981, M.S., 1983, Ph.D., 1989, Southern Illinois University
YEH HSUEH (2000), Associate Professor: B.A., 1982, Beijing Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Ed.M., 1989, Ed.D., 1997, Harvard University
RICHARD KEITH JAMES (1977), Professor: B.S.E., 1964, M.Ed., 1966, Eastern Illinois University; Ph.D., 1974, Indiana State University
SUZANNE H. LEASE (1991), Associate Professor: B.A., 1984, Wartburg College; M.A., 1986, Ph.D., 1989, Southern Illinois University
OWEN RICHARD LIGHTSEY, JR. (1992), Associate Professor: B.S., 1978, M.S., 1982, University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., 1992, University of Maryland
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
ERNEST A. RAKOW (1975), Professor, Associate Dean: B.S., 1964, Concordia Teachers College; M.A., 1967, Ph.D., 1974, University of Chicago
KAREN WEDDLE-WEST (1989), Associate Professor, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies: B.S., 1976, M.S., 1977, Ph.D., 1982, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Instruction and Curriculum Leadership

LEE ALLEN, Ed.D., Interim Chair

LEE ALLEN (2004), Associate Professor: B.A., 1981 College of Santa Fe; M.S., 1994, University of New Mexico; Ed.D., 2005, Pepperdine University
REBECCA S. ANDERSON (1993), Professor: B.A., 1974, High Point College; B.Ed., 1976, Brandon University; M.A., 1977, Ed.S., 1979, Appalachian State University; Ph.D., 1993, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State 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
JEFFREY BYFORD (2007), Associate Professor: B.S., 1994, M.Ed., 1995, Ph.D., 2002, University of Oklahoma
LAURA CASEY (2007), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1998, M.A., 2000, University of Alabama; M.S., 2003, Ph.D., 2006, Mississippi State University
MARK CONLEY (2008), Associate Professor: B.A., 1972 University of Rochester; M.A.T., 1977, Cornell University; Ph.D., 1983, Syracuse University
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
BONNIE SHIELDS CUMMINGS (1983), Instructor / Coordinator: B.S., 1970, M.Ed., 1972, Memphis State University
E. SUTTON FLYNT (2004), Professor, Director of Teacher Education: B.S.Ed., 1971, M.S., 1975, University of Southern Mississippi; Ed.D., 1979, University of Georgia
DUANE M. GIANNANGELO (1972), Professor: B.S., 1964, Edinboro State College; M.Ed., 1967, University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D., 1972, University of Iowa
ALLISON HENWARD (2010), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2002, Northern Arizona University; M.Ed.,2005, Ph.D., 2010, Arizona State University
DEBORAH L. LOWTHER (1991), Associate Professor, Interim Chair: B.S., 1980, M.A., 1988, University of Texas at El Paso; Ph.D., 1994, Arizona State University
TREY MARTINDALE (2005), Associate Professor: B.A., M.S., Texas A&M University; Ed.D., Texas Tech University
LAURIE MACGILLIVRAY (2006), Associate Professor: B.A., 1986, Rice University; M.A., 1987, Austin College; Ed.D., 1992, University of Houston
CLIF MIMS (2005), Associate Professor: B.A., 1993, M.Ed., 1994, Harding University; Ph.D., 2004, University of Georgia
VIVIAN G. MORRIS (1992), Professor: B.A., 1962, M.A., 1969, Alabama A&M University;
Ph.D., 1973, Peabody College
RENEE MURLEY (2006), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S., 1993, M.Ed., 1995, Freed-Hardemen University; Ed.D., 2003, University of Memphis
LINDA PAGE (2006), Instructor: B.S., 1975, Lambuth College; M.Ed., 1981, Memphis State University; D.E.L., 2005, Union University
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
SATOMI I. TAYLOR (1993) Professor: B.A., 1970, Meijigakuin University; M.A., 1988, San Francisco State University; Ph.D., 1992, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University



REGINALD L. GREEN (1996), Professor: B.S., 1962, Tennessee State University; M.E., 1967, Memphis State University; Ed.D., 1975, University of Missouri, Columbia
LARRY MCNEAL (2003), Professor, Chair: B.A., 1975, Dakota Wesleyan; M.A., 1976, University of Iowa; M.S., 1989, Ph.D., 1990, University of Wisconsin

The Herff College of Engineering Faculty and Staff

DEBORAH HOCHSTEIN, M.S., Associate Dean for Academics and Administration
WARREN HAGGARD, Ph.D., Associate Dean
LORI STEWART, M.A., Undergraduate Advisor

Biomedical Engineering


JACK BUCHANAN* (1990), Associate Professor: B.S.E.E., 1967, M.S.E.E., 1970, M.D., 1975, University of Kentucky
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
FRANK A. DiBIANCA* (1994), Professor: B.S., 1962, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.S., 1966, Ph.D., 1970, Carnegie-Mellon University
EUGENE C. ECKSTEIN (2000), Professor, Chair: S.B.M.E., 1970, S.M.M.E., 1970, Ph.D., 1975, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
WALEED GRABER * (2004), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1981, Ain-Sham University-Egypt; Ph.D., 1991, University College of London-UK; M.S., 1998, University of Tennessee-Memphis
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
LISA H.K. JENNINGS (1992), Adjunct Professor: B.A., 1976, University of Tennessee; M.S., 1978, Memphis State University; Ph.D., 1983, University of Tennessee
GARY KEYES* (2004), Professor: B.S., 1963, Wheaton College; M.S., 1965, Ph.D., 1969, Northwestern University
ERNO LINDNER (1999), Professor: M.S., 1971, Ph.D., 1985, Technical University of Budapest; D.Sc., 1985, Hungarian Academy of Science
YUNZHI (PETER) YANG* (2004), Assistant Professor: B.E., 1992, M.E., 1994, Ph.D., 1997, Sichuan University-China
MICHAEL R. T. YEN (1987), Professor: B.S., 1962, National Taiwan University; M.S., 1968, University of California- Berkeley; Ph.D., 1973, University of California-San Diego

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

Civil Engineering


JERRY LEE ANDERSON (1972), Associate Professor: B.S.C.E., 1966, Tennessee Technological University; M.S., 1967, Ph.D., 1972, Vanderbilt University
DAVID ARELLANO (2005), Assistant 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
STEPHANIE S. IVEY (2005), Associate Professor: B.S.C.E., 1996, M.S.C.E., 1998, Ph.D., 2003, University of Memphis
MARTIN E. LIPINSKI (1975), 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
ROGER W. MEIER (1995) Associate Professor: B.S.C.E., 1979, Virginia Tech; M.S.C.E., University of Colorado; Ph.D., 1995, Georgia Institute of Technology
LARRY W. MOORE (1983), Professor: B.S.C.E., 1973, University of South Alabama; M.S.C.E., 1974, Ph.D., 1983, Mississippi State University
PAUL J. PALAZOLA (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
WILLIAM T. SEGUI (1968), 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), Assistant 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, Chair: B.A., 1981, University of North Carolina; B.S.E.E., 1988, University of Memphis; Ph.D., 1992, Duke University
STEVEN T. GRIFFIN (1982), Associate Professor, Lab Coordinator: 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 Psyhology: B.S., 1982, M.S., 1985, Huazhong University; M.A., 1991, Ph.D., 1993, University of California, Irvine                                                                             EDDIE JACOBS (2006), Associate Professor, Undergraduate Coordinator: B.Sc., 1986, M.S.E.E., 1988, University of Arkansas; Ph.D., 2001, George Washington University
ANA DOBLAS (XXXX) Research Assistant Professor: B.S., XXXX, XXXX; M.S. XXXX, XXXX; Ph.D., XXXX, XXXX.                                                                                                                                                                      PETER LAU (2003), Associate Professor:B.A.Sc., 1993, M.A.Sc., 1986, Ph.D., 1990, University of Toronto
BASHIR MORSHED (2011), Assistant Professor: 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), Associate Professor: 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
AARON L. ROBINSON (2002), Associate Professor: B.S.EE., 1994, M.S.E.E., 1997, Ph.D., 2001, Florida State University
MOHAMMED YEASIN (2005), Associate Professor: B.Sc., 1989, Bangladesh Institute of Technology; M.Sc., 1994 Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology; Ph.D., 1998, Indian Institute of Technology       THOMAS WYATT, (XXXX) Instructor: B.S. XXXX,XXXX; M.S. XXXX,XXXX

Engineering Technology


THOMAS BANNING (2005), Assistant Professor: B.S.I.T., 1982, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale; M.S., 1985 Memphis State Univeristy
KEVIN BERISSO (2013), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1994, Ohio University ; M.S., 1996, Indiana State University Ph.D., 2003, Indiana State University.
ROBERT HEWITT (2003), Assistant 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), Assistant Professor: B.S.E.T., 2000, M.S.E.T., 2001, University of Southern Mississippi
JERRY NEWMAN (2006), Assistant Professor: B.S.I.T., 1996 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale; M.S.E.T., 2005, University of Memphis
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

SUMANTA ACHARYA (2014), Professor, Chair; B. Tech. M.E., 1978, Indian Institute of Technology; M.S.M.E., 1980, University of Minnesota; Ph.D., 1982, University of Minnesota
EBRAHIM ASADI (2015). Assistant Professor; B.Sc., 2006, University of Kerman; M. Sc., 2008, Amirkabir University of Technology; Ph.D., 2011, Mississippi State University
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
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), Associate Professor: B.S.M.E., 1997, M.S.M.E., 1999, Ph.D., 2002 University of Memphis
JIADA MO (1991), Associate Professor: B.S., 1982, M.S., 1989, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Ph.D., 1989, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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

The Loewenberg College of Nursing Faculty and Staff

LIN ZHAN, Ph.D., RN, Dean

SHIRLEATHA LEE, PHD, RN, CNE Associate Dean of Academic Programs

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

CULETA ARMSTRONG (2010), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., Millikin University; M.S.N., University of Phoenix
MICHELLE BALDWIN (2015), Assistant Clinical Professor: B.S.B.A., 1997, 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, D.N.Sc., 1984, University of California at San Francisco
LISA BEASLEY (2010), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 2005, University of Memphis; M.S.N., 2010, University of Memphis
LEIGH ANN BRECKENRIDGE (2009), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., Mississippi College; M.S.N. University of Kentucky, Postmaster’s FNP certificate, University of Memphis
JACQUELINE BOWEN BUFORD (2013), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., University of Memphis; M.S.N., Walden University
DIANE BUTLER (2011 ), Clinical Associate Professor: B.S.N., University of Memphis; M.S.N., University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Postmaster’s FNP certificate, Belmont University; D.N.P., Oakland University
GLORIA CARR (2002), Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 1992, Union University; M.S.N., 1997, University of Tennessee-Memphis; Ph.D., 2007, University of Texas, Arlington
KIMBERLY CATRON SMITH (2011), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., Baptist College of Health Science; M.S.N., University of Memphis
VICKI CHANDLER (2007), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 1984, University of Tennessee Health Science Center; M.S.N., 1994, University of Mississippi; D.N.P., 2014, University of Alabama
HOI SING CHUNG (), Assistant Professor: B.S.N., M.S., University of Hong Kong; Ph.D. University of Hong Kong
JUDY COLE (2011), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., University of Memphis; M.S.N, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
TRACY COLLINS (2007), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 1998, University of Memphis; M.S.N., 2002, University of Tennessee Health Science Center - Memphis
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 Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 2003, University of Memphis; M.S.N., 2005, University of Memphis; D.N.P., 2014, University of Alabama
BELINDA FLEMING (2009), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., Southern Adventist University; M.S.N., University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Ph.D., University of Tennessee Health Science Center
MARIE GILL (2014), Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 1988, University of Tennessee Health Science Center; M.S.N. 2006, The University of Memphis; Ph.D., University of Tennessee Health Science Center
BRADLEY HARRELL (2015), Assistant Professor: BSN, 2003, University of Memphis; MSN, 2006, University of Memphis; DNP, 2009, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

JOY HOFFMAN (2005) Clinical Assistant 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), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 2008, University of Phoenix; M.S.N., 2010, University of Phoenix
MELANIE JACOBS (2013), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., Arkansas Tech University; M.S.N., University of Memphis
STACEY D. LABARRE-POWELL (2016), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 1990, University of Memphis; 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 

SHIRLEATHA LEE (2005), Associate Professor: B.S.N., 2002, University of Tennessee-Martin; M.S.N., 2004, Union University; Ph.D. 2009. University of Tennessee Health Science Center
KAYE LITANO (2012), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., Union University; M.S.N., Union 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
ROSEMARY MCLAUGHLIN (2016), Clinical Associate 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

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

RENEE MORRIS (2013), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 1989; M.S.N., 2012, University of Memphis
KATHY O’CONNOR-WRAY (2016), Clinical Associate Professor: A.S.N., 1991, B.S.N., 1998, M.B.A., 2000, D.N.P., 2013, Union University; M.S.N., 2006, University of Memphis

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

SHKENDIE PAPRANIKU (2013), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., Wagner College; M.S.N., University of Memphis
FELESHA PERRY (2011), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., University of Memphis; M.S.N., Arkansas State University
MARCY C. PURNELL (2011), Assistant Professor: B.S.N., University of Tennessee Health Science Center; M.S.N., University of Memphis
TERESA RICHARDSON (2008), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.A., 1978, University of South Florida; M.S.N., 2004, Vanderbilt University; D.N.P., 2010, Vanderbilt University
PAULETTE ROBERTSON (2006), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 1982, Memphis State University; M.P.A., 1987, M.S.N., 2005, University of Memphis
JUDITH ROSENBERG (2015), Assistant Professor: B.S.N.,1977, State University of New York, College at  Brockport; M.S., 1982, State University of New York; State University of New York at Buffalo; M.P.H., 1993, University of South Florida; Ph.D., 2002, University of South Florida

JASON SASSER (2014), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 2008, The University of Memphis; M.S.N., University of Memphis
CHRISTIE SCHROTBERGER (2012), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., University of South Alabama; M.S.N., Union University
NAKIESHA SHEPHERD (2012), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., Sanford University; M.S.N., Sanford University
MELISSA SHOAFF (2008), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 2002, University of Memphis; M.S.N., 2007, University of Memphis
KAY SIMS (2009), Clinical Assistant 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 - Memphis
TERRI TROTTER (2005), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 2002, M.S.N., 2005, University of Memphis
JANET TUCKER (2017), Assistant Professor: Diploma, 1979, Methodist School of Nursing; B.S.N., 1985, Memphis State University; M.S.N., 2010, University of Memphis; Ph.D, 2016, University of Alabama at Birmingham 

BEVERLY WEST (2006), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S.N., 1985, Memphis State University; M.S.N., 2006, University of Memphis
Y’ESHA WILLIAMS (2016), Assistant 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., Vanderbilt University 

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

University College Faculty and Staff

WILLIAM AKEY, Ed.D., Associate Dean
JOANNE GIKAS, Ed.D., Assistant Dean
KEITH D. SISSON, Ph.D., Graduate Coordinator - MALS & MPS

Advising Staff

MARY BRIGNOLE, M.Ed., College Advisor
MARY CRITES, RODP Distance Education Advisor
DOROTHY M. HALE, M.P.A., College Advisor
JANN MAYES, Baccalaureate Contract Advisor
SARA J. WILLIAMS, M.A., College Advisor
JACQUELYN D. COLE, B.L.S., Graduation Analyst

Office Staff

ELIZABETH BUCK, Administrative Secretary
PATRICIA HARRIS, Senior Administrative Secretary


KIMBERLY ALEXANDER (2014), Clinical Assistant Professor: Ph.D., 2013, St. Louis University
JOY HUNTER AUSTIN (2012), Instructor: M.Ed., 1976, University of Memphis; M.A., 1978, D.A. 1983, University of Mississippi
HANS H. CHUN (2010), Instructor: B.A., M.A., 2005, Ed.D., 2008, University of the Pacific
HAL FREEMAN (2012), Lecturer: M.B.A., 1999, Union University
CURTIS HART (2014), Instructor: M.S., 1972 Murray State University
CYNTHIA HILL (2012), Lecturer: M.B.A., 2007, Centenary College
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
HERBERT MCCREE (2014), M.S., 1992, Ed.D., 1996, University of Memphis
LORRAINE MEINERS-LOVEL (2012), Instructor/Coordinator: B.A., Southeastern Louisiana University; M.A., 2011, University of Memphis
ADELIA NASON (2014), Instructor: M.S.W., 1995, Barry University
JONATHON ORR (2011), Instructor: M.A., 1994, University of Memphis
MARGARET M. QUINN (1983), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1970, University of Tennessee, Knoxville; M.E., 1976, Memphis State University
LORETTA RUDD (2013), Clinical Associate Professor: M.Ed., 1997, Tarleton State University; M.A., 1987, University of Texas; Ph.D., 2003, Baylor University
THOMAS A. RUSSELL (2006), Instructor: B.A., 1976, Furman University; M.Div., 1980, Gordon-Conwell Theological School; M.A., 1992, Ph.D., 1999, Vanderbilt University

Hospitality and Resort Management

Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management


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 Program 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 Library 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