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Faculty

List of New Faculty Fall 2004

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Emeriti Faculty

The date after each name indicates the year of first appointment at the university.

Brown, Frank Douglas (1981) Professor  Business Administration
     President

BS, University of Southern Mississippi; MBA, University of Alabama; PhD, Florida State University.

Saunders, Martha D.
(2002) Professor Communication
     Vice President for Academic Affairs

BA, University of Southern Mississippi; MA, University of Georgia; PhD, Florida State University.


Adams, Erika M. (2004) Assistant Professor Art
BA, Univeristy of California Santa Cruz; MFA, University of New Mexico.
Adams, Linda J.
(1991) Adjunct Assistant Professor Nursing
BSN, Columbus State University; MSN, Troy State University: CCRN, American Association of Critical Care Nurses; ACLS, American Heart Association.
Almada, Carlos J. (2003) Associate Professor Mathematics
Licenciatura en Matematicas, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba; PhD, University of Colorado at Boulder.
Applegate, Kristen M. (2001) Assistant Professor Art
BFA, MS, PhD, Iowa State University.
Arrighi, C. Jean (1992) Associate Professor  Nursing
LPN, Phenix City School of Practical Nurses; AS, Chattahoochee Valley Community College; BSN, MS, Troy State University.
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Bailey, Michael P. (2004) Assistant Professor Criminal Justice
BS, MPA, Columbus State University.
Ballenger, Julie A.
(1995) Associate Professor Botany
BA, Central University of Iowa; MS, Fort Hays State University; PhD, Miami University; Educator of the Year, 2002-2003.
Baltimore, Michael L. (1994) Professor Counseling
BS, Columbus State University; MA, Western Carolina University; PhD, Auburn University.
Banks, Erma D. (1984) Associate Professor  Library Science
BS, Florida A&M University; MLS, Simmons College.
Barone, John A. (2003) Assistant Professor Biology
BA, BS, Indiana University-Bloomington; PhD, University of Utah.
Benator, Cynthia W. (2000) Assistant Professor Reading Education
     Coordinator of Student Teaching
BSEd, University of Georgia; MEd, EdS, Columbus State University.
Bhagyavati (2001) Assistant Professor Computer Science
BE, BMS College of Engineering (India); MS in Computer Engineering, MS in Computer Science, PhD, University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Birkhead, William S. (1978) Professor Biology
     Acting Chair, Biology

BS, Cornell University; MA, PhD, University of Texas; Educator of the Year, 1988-89; Faculty Research and Scholarship Award, 1997-98.
Bosworth, Edward L. (2001) Assistant Professor Computer Science
BA, University of the South; MS, PhD, University of Alabama at Huntsville.
Branchcomb, Jennifer C. (1994) Instructor Physical Education Athletic Trainer
BS, Bowling Green State University; MEd, Eastern Kentucky University.
Brewbaker, James M. (1971) Professor English Education
BA, MEd, EdD, University of Virginia.
Brill, Harry H. (1981) Adjunct Professor Nursing
BS, University of South Carolina; MD, Medical College of South Carolina.
Brosch, Scott A. (2002) Professor Military Science
BS, Florida State University; MA, Sam Houston State University.
Brown, Brenda (2004) Assistant Professor Nursing
ADN, BSN, MSN, Troy State University Montgomery.
Brown, Peter Scott (2003) Assistant Professor Art
BA, Bard College; PhD, Yale University.
Buchanan, Scott E. (2002) Assistant Professor Political Science
AB, University of Georgia; MA, Auburn University; PhD, University of Oklahoma.
Burcham, Jan Gunnels (2004) Associate Professor Education
MA, University of Alabama at Birmingham; BS, PhD, Auburn University.
Burden, Jeffrey K. (1993) Professor Art
     Chair, Department of Art
BFA, University of Evansville; MFA, Indiana University.
Butcher, Tina D. (1996) Associate Professor Early Childhood Education
     Chair, Department of Teacher Education
BS, Mobile College; MEd, University of South Alabama; PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham.
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Carter, Fonda L. (1988) Assistant Professor Accounting
BS, Auburn University; MBA, University of Alabama; DBA, Mississippi State University; CPA.
Causey, Virginia E. (2000) Associate Professor Social Science Education
BA, Samford University; MA, PhD, Emory University.
Cesnik, Lisa M. (cesnik) Temporary Assistant Professor Theatre
BS, Ball State University; MFA, University of Georgia.
Champion, Rebecca A.
(1993) Associate Professor Biology
     Director, Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center
BS, Brenau College; MS, Georgia State University; PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology.
Chappell, Jr., William L. (1976) Professor Political Science
     Dean, College of Arts and Letters
BA, MA, PhD, University of Alabama; Faculty Service Award, 1998-99.
Christopher, Therese M. (2003) Assistant Professor Nursing
AA, Columbus State University; BSN, Troy State University; MSN, University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Church, Warren B. (1999) Associate Professor Archeology/Anthropology
BA, MA, University of Colorado; MPhil, PhD, Yale University.
Cobos, Patricio V. (1983) Professor Music
BM, Southern Methodist College; MM, Florida State University.
Cohen, Marvyn D. (1978) Adjunct Professor Nursing
BS, University of Alabama; MD, Emory University Medical School.
Coleman, C. Earl (2001) Curry Professor of Voice
BS, MM in Violin Performance, MM in Voice Performance, University of Missouri-Columbia.
Collins, Vikki K. (2003) Assistant Professor Education
BS, MEd, Columbus State University, PhD, Georgia State University.
Conklin, Jeffrey T. (2001) Assistant Professor Special Education
BS, Grand Valley State University; MM, Aquinas College; EdD, Western Michigan University.
Cook, J. Alyce (1994) Associate Professor Spanish
BA, University of South Carolina; MA, Auburn University; PhD, University of Virginia; Faculty Service Award, 2001-2002.
Cope, Donald A. (1968) Associate Professor History
BS, Troy State University; MA, Auburn University.
Cruzen, Shawn T. (1997) Associate Professor Astronomy
     Acting Director, Coca-Cola Space Science Center

BS, University of Southern Colorado; MS, PhD, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Educator of the Year, 1998-99; Educator of the Year, 2003-2004.
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Dabke, Rajeev B. (2002) Assistant Professor Chemistry
BSC, Fergusson College; MSC, PhD, University of Pune.
Daniels, Michael J. (1980) Professor Economics
BA, Samford University; PhD, Georgia State University.
Davis, Beverly M. (1988) Assistant Professor Basic Studies
     Dean, University College
BS, Fort Valley State College; MEd, University of Georgia; EdS, Columbus State University; Educator of the Year, 1995-96.
Davis, John K. (2002) Assistant Professor Biology
BA, Hanover College; MA, PhD, Indiana University-Bloomington.
Deng, Baiqiao (1993) Professor Mathematics
BS, Zhejiang University, P.R. China; PhD, University of South Carolina.
Diaz, Betty Anne (1987) Associate Professor Music
BA, Georgia College and State University; MM, DM, Florida State University.
Diaz, Manuel (1990) Professor Music
BS, Technical University of Chile; MS, National Conservatory of Chile.
Dolan, Thomas P. (2000) Associate Professor Political Science
     Chair, Department of Political Science

BA, Drake University; MA, Naval Postgraduate School; PhD, Georgia State University.
Dowis, Dorinda L. (1994) Associate Professor Criminal Justice
     Chair, Department of Criminal Justice

AS, BS, MSA, Columbus State University; DPA,  University of Alabama.
Dutta, Amitabh S. (2002) Associate Professor Finance
BSC, Bombay University; MBA, Wake Forest University; PhD, University of Tennessee-Knoxville.
Duttera, Patricia P. (2004) Associate Professor Education
BS, Troy State University; MEd, Georgia State University; EdD, EdS, Auburn University.
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Edwards, William H. (1974) Professor Communication
BS, MA, Auburn University; PhD, Southern Illinois University.
Elkins, Susan P. (1999) Assistant Professor Education
BS, BSEd, MS, Auburn University.
Embry, Jr., Olice H. (1973) Professor Management
     Chair, Department of Business Administration
BA, BS, Presbyterian College; MBA, PhD, Georgia State University.
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Farlow, Valerie F. (2001) Temporary Assistant Professor French
BA, MA, PhD, University of Paris VII
Finley, John T. (2004) Temporary Assistant Professor Business Administration
BA, Roanoke College; MBA, Columbus State University; MA, PhD, University of Georgia.
Finney, Justin M. (2004) Instructor Education
BSEd, MEd, Columbus State University.
Fleck, Jr., Robert A. (1986) Distinguished Professor Computer Information Systems Management
     Chair, Department of Financial and Information Systems
AB, Ripon College; MBA, PhD, University of Illinois.
Ford, H. Thomas (1996) Professor Exercise Science and Physical Education
     Chair, Department of Counseling, Educational Leadership, and Professional Studies
BS, MS, Jacksonville State University; EdD, University of Georgia.
Ford, Roberta Ann (2000) Assistant Professor Library Science
BA, State University of New York at Geneseo; MM, State University of New York, College at Fredonia; MLS, University at Buffalo, State University of New York.
Fouche, Katheryn K. (2003) Professor Education
BS,  University of Tennessee; Med, PhD, University of Florida.
Francavilla, Joseph V. (1987) Associate Professor English
BA, MA, PhD, State University of New York.
Frazier, William J. (1974) Professor Geology
BS, Furman University; PhD, University of North Carolina; Educator of the Year, 1984-85.
French, Brenda R. (2000) Assistant Professor Nursing
ASN, Samford University; BSN, MSN, Troy State University.
Frerichs, Kenneth J. (2001) Assistant Professor Mathematics
BS, Iowa State University; MBA, Loyola University-Chicago.
Frost, G. Thomas (2004) Temporary Assistant Professor Psychology
BS, Ohio State University Newark; MS, PhD, University of Georgia.
Fussell, Cathy H. (1998) Assistant Professor English
BA, Georgia State University; MEd, Columbus State University.
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Gaither, Susan A. (2003) Temporary Instructor Secondary Education
BS, MEd, University of Georgia; MAS, EdS, Troy State University
Gamble, Susanne M.
(1987) Adjunct Associate Professor Health Science
BA, University of Arkansas; MS University of Central Arkansas; EdS, University of Southern Mississippi; EdD, Mississippi State University.
Gaskins, Andre J. (2002) Assistant Professor Music
BM, Butler University; MM, Indiana University-Bloomington.
Gebeyehu, Zewdu (2002) Associate Professor Chemistry
BS, MS, Addis Ababa University; PhD, Philipps University.
Gentry, David G. (2002) Assistant Professor Art
AA, William Rainey Harper College; BFA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; MFA, California College of Arts and Crafts.
Georgecink, Susan H. (1999) Assistant Professor English
     Interim Assistant Dean, College of Arts and Letters

BA, University of Notre Dame; MA, University of Alabama; PhD, University of Washington.
Gibson, Danna M. (2001) Assistant Professor Communication
BS, Western Carolina University; MA, Austin Peay State University; PhD, University of Memphis.
Gibson, Gary S. (2003) Temporary Instructor  Physical Education
BS, MA, Austin Peay State University
Gibson, Gwen
(1996) Associate Professor Political Science
BA, Alabama Polytechnic Institute; MS, Shippenburg State College; PhD, Auburn University.
Gillam, S. Lenoir (1997) Associate Professor Counseling
BS, Texas A&M University; MEd, PhD, University of Georgia.
Gober, Deborah (1998) Associate Professor Mathematics Education
AB, Asbury College; MA, Appalachian State University; PhD, University of Georgia.
Golden, Joseph D. (1990) Associate Professor Music
BM, MM, University of North Texas.
Goyne, June S. (1993) Professor Nursing
     Chair, Department of Nursing

BSN, MSN, University of Alabama in Birmingham; EdD, Auburn University; Certified Emergency Nurse, Emergency Nurses Association; Certified Advanced Cardiac Life Support, American Heart Association.
Graver, Steven F. (1996) Assistant Professor Theatre
BA, Columbus State University; MFA, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Greene, W. Herbert (1981) Assistant Professor Physical Education
     Athletic Director
     Head Basketball Coach

BS, MEd, Auburn University.
Grimsley, Reagan L. (2001) Assistant Professor Library Science
     Archivist
BS, MA, MLIS, University of Southern Mississippi.
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Hackett, P. Thomas (2004) Associate Professor Education
BA, MEd, Columbus State University; EdS, Auburn University at Montgomery; EdD, University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Hadley, Linda U. (1992) Professor Finance
     Dean, D. Abbott Turner College of Business
     Bill Heard Chair of Finance

BA, Mount Holyoke College; MBA, Columbus State University; PhD, Auburn University.
Hall, Martha C. (1999) Assistant Professor Educational Leadership
BSEd, MEd, EdD, Auburn University.
Hamilton, Karen L. (2003) Assistant Professor Computer Information Systems Management
BS, University of Rhode Island; MEd, Pennsylvania State University; PhD, Florida State University.
Hamilton, Kathryn M.
(1998) Assistant Professor English
BA, Mississippi State; MEd, Columbus State University.
Hamilton, William C. (1973) Professor Management
BS, MBA, Mississippi State University; DBA, Louisiana Tech University.
Hanley, Thomas B. (1976) Professor Geology
     Chair, Department of Chemistry and Geology
BS, University of Notre Dame; MA, PhD, Indiana University.
Hansen, Kristen S. (1997) Associate Professor Music
BM, St. Olaf College; MM, DMA, Eastman School of Music.
Harris, Janice G. (1990) Associate Professor Nursing
BSN, MSN, Troy State University; Certified Inpatient Obstetrics, The National Certification Corporation.
Harris, Nikita Y. (2004) Assistant Professor Communication
BA, Clark Atlanta University; MA, Auburn University; PhD, Howard University.
Harrison, Thomas E.
(1995) Professor Educational Leadership
     Dean, College of Education
BSEd, Troy State University; MEd, EdD, Auburn University.
Hassani, Hassan M.
(1994) Assistant Professor Basic Studies
BS, Auburn University; MS, Troy State University.
Hawkins, Amanda B. (1994) Associate Professor Nursing
AA, Columbus State University; BSN, George Mason University; MSN, Troy State University.
Heiman, Thomas L. (2002) Assistant Professor Theatre
BA, Northwestern College; MFA, Florida State University.
Hendricks, Harlan J. (1999) Associate Professor Biology
BA, LaGrange College; MS, Auburn University; PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Hendricks, Mary Beth (1998) Associate Professor Special Education
BA, LaGrange College; MEd, Columbus State University; EdD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Henning, Cindy S. (2003) Assistant Professor Mathematics
BS, BSEd, University of Maryland; MEd, Columbus State University; PhD, Auburn University.
Hickson, Joyce H.
(1991) Professor Counseling
BS, Troy State University; MA, Auburn University; EdD, Mississippi State University.
Hiers, James H. (1983) Associate Professor Health Science
BS, University of Central Florida; MEd, Columbus State University.
Hoft, Jr., John W. (1999) Assistant Professor Business Administration
BSBA, University of Florida; JD, South Texas College of Law; MA, University of South Florida
Hogan, Patrick T. (2001) Associate Professor Accounting and Computer Information Systems Management
BBA, Georgia State University; MS, PhD, University of Texas at Arlington, CPA.
Hollis, Rhonda K. (1988) Associate Professor Nursing
BSN, Tuskegee University; MSN, Medical College of Georgia; PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago; Clinical Nurse Specialist in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing.
Hopkin, Teresa L. (1983) Associate Professor Music
BME, Florida State University; MM, Columbus State University.
Hornbuckle, David F. (1994) Associate Professor Counseling
BA, University of Georgia; MS, PhD, Georgia State University.
Hortman, J. William (2004) Associate Professor Education
BS, MEd, Valdosta State University; PhD, University of Alabama.
Howard, Timothy G. (1995) Associate Professor Mathematics
     Chair, Department of Mathematics

BS, Brescia College; MS, PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology.
Hunt, Barbara J. (1975) Professor English
     Chair, Department of Language and Literature
BA, Case Western Reserve University; MA, Indiana University; PhD, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University.
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Ingram, Charlotte L. (1988) Associate Professor Nursing
BA, Columbus State University; MLS, University of Maryland; MEd, Indiana University; AAN, Columbus State University; MSN, University of California, San Francisco; Certified Specialist Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, American Nurses' Association; Certified Nurse Therapist, American Psychological Association.
Ingram, W. Rhea (2001) Assistant Professor Marketing
BS, MBA, Troy State University; PhD, University of Kentucky.
Ionascu, Eugen (1999) Associate Professor Mathematics
BS, Al. Ioan Cuza University; MS, University of Bucharest; PhD, Texas A & M University.
Irvin, Teresa S. (1994) Associate Professor Basic Studies
     Acting Chair, Department of Basic Studies
BA, University of Georgia; MEd, EdS, Columbus State University; EdD, Auburn University; Faculty Service Award, 2002-2003.
Ito, Brenda May (1996) Associate Professor Theatre
BSEd, MA, Southwest Missouri State University; MFA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
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Jackson, Floyd R. (1997) Associate Professor Chemistry
BS, Benedict College; MS, PhD, Howard University.
Jacobs, Deborah T. (1998) Associate Professor Music
BA, Stephens College; MEd, EdS, PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.
Jeon, Kyongseon (2004) Assistant Professor Linguistics
BA, Chonnam National University; MA, University of Texas-San Antonio; PhD, Georgetown University.
Johnson, Arlene J. (1996) Associate Professor Political Science
BA, Hanover College; JD, University of Pittsburgh.
Johnson, Lowanda D. (2001) Instructor Nursing
BSN, Albany State University; MSN, Troy State University.
Jones, Michelle E. (2004) Instructor Library Science
BS, MSLS, Clark Atlanta University.
Jones, Rita C. (2003) Associate Professor Accounting
AA, Southern Union State Junior College; BSBA, MBA, Auburn University; DBA, Mississippi State University, CMA.
Jones, Tyrone (2004) Assistant Professor Language and Literature
BS, MFA, University of Alabama.
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Kaller, Jeffrey D. (2001) Assistant Professor Art
BFA, University of the Arts- Philadelphia College of Art and Design; MFA New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University.
Kaptain, Laurence D. (2004) Professor Music
     Director, Schwob School of Music
BS, Ball State University; MM, University of Miami; DMA, University of Michigan.
Kettering, Ronald C. (1986) Professor Accounting and Finance
BSBA, MBA, University of Southern Mississippi; DBA, Louisiana Tech University, CPA.
Konan, Jacqueline Y. (1987) Associate Professor French
BS, Fort Valley State College; MA, University of Georgia.
Kramer, Eileen H. (1998) Assistant Professor Library Science
BA, Cornell University; MLS, Syracuse University.
Kuforiji, Paulina O. (1999) Associate Professor Educational Technology
BS, Ahmadu Bello University; MEd, University of Pittsburgh; EdD, West Virginia University.
Kurkovsky, Stanislav (1999) Associate Professor Computer Science
BS/MS, Moscow Engineering Physics Institute; MS, PhD, University of Southwestern Louisiana.
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Lang, Teresa K. (2004) Assistant Professor Accounting
BS, University of Florida; MA, PhD, Auburn University.
Langston, Vicky C.
(2003) Associate Professor Economics
AB, Randolph-Macon Woman�s College; MA,  University of Memphis; PhD,  University of Texas at Austin.
Lape, Noreen G. (1997) Associate Professor English
BA,  College of St. Elizabeth; MA, PhD, Temple University.
Lights, Jettie N. (1976) Assistant Professor Science
BS, Talladega College; MT (ASCP), The Medical Center; MEd, Georgia State University.
Linton, Ronald C. (1998) Professor Computer Science
BA, University of Louisville; MA, University of Kentucky; PhD, Vanderbilt University.
Lomarcan, Diana L (1996) Assistant Professor Library Science
BA, Michigan State University; MLIS, Louisiana State University.
Long, Richard P. (1991) Professor CELPS
BS, MA, West Virginia University; PhD, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale; MFT, Southern Connecticut State University.
Loughman, Thomas P. (1975) Professor Business Administration
     Associate Dean, D. Abbott Turner College of Business
BA, MBA, Columbus State University; PhD, Auburn University; Faculty Service Award, 2003-2004.
Lovelette, Charles A. (1991) Associate Professor Chemistry
BS, Norwich University; PhD, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Lucas, Lou Anne C. (2002) Assistant Professor Biology
BS, Wake Forest University; PhD, East Carolina University.

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Mallisham, Ivy J. (1988) Assistant Professor Counseling
BS, University of Alabama; PsyD, Hahnemann University.
Mangum, Michael (1988) Associate Professor Exercise Physiology
BS, Florida State University; MA, Wake Forest University; PhD, Florida State University.
Marcades, Michael G. (2001) Assistant Professor Music
BM, Baylor University; MCM, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; PhD, Texas Tech University.
Martin, Andr�e E. (2001) Assistant Professor Music
BM, Memorial University (Newfoundland); MM, University of Ottawa; DMA, State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Martin, Ellen H. (2002) Assistant Professor Physical Education
BS, Troy State University; MS, University of Tennessee-Knoxville; EdD, Auburn University.
Martin, Retha J. (2004) Assistant Professor Communication
BS, Taylor University; JD, Indiana University; PhD, University of Tennessee.
Matthews, Becky F. (1997) Assistant Professor History
BA, MEd, EdS, Columbus State University; PhD, Auburn University.
McCallus, Joseph P. (1994) Associate Professor English
BS, Pennsylvania State University; MA, DA, Catholic University.
McCrillis, Michele M. (1999) Assistant Professor Art
BA,  University of Leeds; MA,  School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
McCrillis, Neal R. (1998) Associate Professor History
     Mildred Miller Fort Foundation Distinguished Chair of International Education
     Director, Center for International Education

BA, Vanderbilt University; MA, PhD, University of Illinois-Chicago.
McDonough, Noreen E. (2003) Assistant Professor Nursing
BSN, MSN, Troy State University.
McGinnis, Callie B.
(1974) Associate Professor Library Science
    Dean of Libraries
BA, Rhodes College; MS, Louisiana State University.
McGraw, Timothy P. (2004) Associate Professor Theatre
BA, Eastern Michigan University; MFA, Wayne State University.
McHenry, J. Patrick (1996) Associate Professor English
     Associate Dean, College of Arts and Letters
     Interim Chair, Department of Art

BA, St. Ambrose College; MA, Middle Tennessee State University; PhD, Ohio University.
McQueen, Tena F. (1972) Associate Professor Science
BS, University of Louisville; MEd, Auburn University.
Miller, Sallie D. (1996) Associate Professor Reading Education
BBA, MBA Columbus State University; EdD, Auburn University; Faculty Service Award, 2000-01.
Mitifu, Faida M. (1997) Assistant Professor French
BA, National University of Zaire; MFS, Auburn University; PhD, University of Georgia.
Moore, Nancy M. (1985) Assistant Professor English
BA, MEd, Columbus State University; PhD, Georgia State University
Mulig, Elizabeth V. (2003) Assistant Professor Accounting
BS, Louisiana State University-Shreveport; MBA, MPA, DBA, Louisiana Tech University, CPA.
Muse, William Brian (2004) Assistant Professor Mathematics
BS, BSEd, MAEd, University of North Alabama; MAM, PhD, Auburn University.
Musgrove, Katherine E. (2003) Associate Professor Theatre
     Chair, Department of Theatre
BA, Columbus State University; MFA, University of Virginia; PhD, Texas Tech University.
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Nall, Kenny (1994) Adjunct Professor Respiratory Therapy
BS, Emory University; MD, Medical College of Georgia.
Newtson, Richard L. (1998) Associate Professor Sociology and Gerontology
BS, MA, Indiana State University; PhD, Iowa State University of Science and Technology.
Norris, Terry D. (1976) Professor Criminal Justice
     Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
BS, MS, Texas A & M University-Commerce; PhD, Oklahoma State University; Educator of the Year, 1981-82.
Norwood, R. Nicholas (2002) Assistant Professor English
BA, University of Texas-Arlington; MA, University of North Texas; PhD, Arizona State University.
Noviello, Sheri R. (1991) Associate Professor Nursing
BSN, Columbus State University; MSN, Troy State University.
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Oberlander, Lisa M. (1998) Associate Professor Music
BMEd, Indiana University-Bloomington, MM, DMA, Arizona State University.
Owen, William James (1995) Associate Professor English
BA, MA, North Carolina State University; PhD, University of Virginia.
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Palmer, Bradley E. (2001) Assistant Professor Music
BM, Millikin University; MA, University of Iowa.
Pascoe, Donna E. (2001) Assistant Professor Educational Foundations
BA, San Diego State University; MA, PhD, Auburn University.
Pate, Alice K. (1997) Associate Professor History
     Acting Chair, Department of History

BA, MA, Auburn University; PhD,  Ohio State University.
Patrick, Kevin A. (2000) Assistant Professor Theatre
BA, Southwestern University; MFA,  University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Peiken, Alan S. (1978) Adjunct Professor Respiratory Therapy
BS,  University of Chicago; MD,  George Washington University.
Pell, Melinda (2004) Instructor Mathematics
BS, Columbus State University; MS, Auburn University.
Peterson, Lisa D. (2002) Assistant Professor Mathematics
BS, MS, PhD, Auburn University.
Polleys, Mary Sue (1976) Assistant Professor Leadership
BA, Mercer University; MA, PhD, Auburn University.
Preissler, Kenneth J. (2002) Assistant Professor Computer Information Systems Management
BA, Antioch University; MBA, Miami University; PhD, University of Tennessee-Knoxville.
Price, Lisa (2004) Assistant Professor Nursing
ADN, BSN, Columbus State University; MSN, Troy State University.
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Rainey, Archie W. (1974) Professor Criminal Justice
     Coordinator, Justice Administration Outreach
BS, MS, University of Tennessee; PhD, Union Graduate School, Union for Experimenting Colleges and Universities.
Redmond, Tara L. (2002) Assistant Professor Health Science
     Acting Chair, Health Science

BS, Morris Brown College; MS, Old Dominion University.
Reid, Susan G. (2001) Assistant Professor Theatre
BA, Randolph-Macon Woman's College; MFA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Richman, Harvey (1997) Associate Professor Psychology
AA, Broward Community College; BA, Florida Atlantic University; MA, PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Educator of the Year, 2000-01.
Riggsby, Dutchie S. (1972) Professor Educational Foundations
BS, MS, Troy State University; EdD, Auburn University.
Ripple, Rochelle P. (1990) Professor Educational Foundations
BPS, Pace University; MEd, EdD, Temple University; Faculty Service Award, 1996-97.
Roberts, Ellen L. (1987) Professor Physical Education
     Associate Dean, College of Education
BS, Mississippi University for Women; MA, University of Alabama-Birmingham; EdD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Ross, Daniel W. (1990) Professor English
BA, MA, University of Georgia; PhD, Purdue University.
Rumbelow, Robert W. (1996) Associate Professor Music
BM, MMEd, MM, Texas Tech University; DMA, Eastman School of Music,  University of Rochester.

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Sandolph, Wayne A. (2002) Assistant Professor Military Science
BS, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; MA, MA, Webster University.
Schild, Mary E. (1972) Professor Psychology
     Chair, Department of Psychology and Sociology
BA, University of Georgia; MA, PhD, University of Virginia. Educator of the Year, 1993-94.
Schmidt, Mark S. (1999) Associate Professor Psychology
BS, MS, Georgia College; PhD, University of Georgia.
Schwartz, Brian W. (1996) Associate Professor Biology
BS, University of Memphis; PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Schwimmer, David R. (1978) Professor Geology
BS, University of Wisconsin; MA, State University of New York at Buffalo; PhD, State University of New York at Stony Brook; Faculty Research and Scholarship Award, 1994-95 and 2002-2003.
Seifu, Abiye (1991) Associate Professor Engineering
BSE, Haile Selassie University; MSE, University of Michigan; PhD, Rensselaer Polytechnical Institute.
Shalishali, Maurice K. (1998) Associate Professor Economics
BS, National University of Zaire; MS, PhD, Auburn University.
Shaw, Lisa (2003) Assistant Professor Education
BA, Mercer University; MS, Fort Valley State University
     Director, College of Education Services and Field Experiences
Sheeks, Gina K. (1993) Assistant Professor Communication
     Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs
     Interim Chair, Department of Communication

BS, MS, Murray State University; PhD, Georgia State University.
Shumaker, Melody G. (2003) Instructor Basic Studies
BA, Southeastern College of the Assemblies of God; MA, Oral Roberts University; EdD, Oklahoma State University.
Simon, J. Paul (2003) Assistant Professor Chemistry
BS, John Carroll University; MS,  Pennsylvania State University; PhD,  University of Georgia.
Snipes, Robin L. (1996) Associate Professor Marketing
BBA, MBA, Columbus State University; PhD, Auburn University.
Stanton, George E. (1969) Professor Biology
     Dean, College of Science
BS, Bucknell University; PhD, University of Maine; Distinguished Professor of the Year, 1972-73; Vice President's Award, 1984-85.
Stokes, Glenn D. (1983) Professor Biology
     Associate Dean, College of Science
BS, University of Rhode Island; PhD, Pennsylvania State University; Educator of the Year, 1999-2000.
Stratford, Sandra K. (1978) Associate Professor Library Science
BA, Columbus State University; MLib, Emory University; PhD, University of Alabama; Faculty Service Award, 1994-95.
Studstill, John D.(2000) Associate Professor Sociology and Anthropology
AB, Emory University; Diplome, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes; PhD, Indiana University-Bloomington.
Summers, Wayne C. (2002) Professor Computer Science
     Chair, TSYS Department of Computer Science
     Distinguished Professor of Computer Science

BS, Ohio State University; MS, PhD, St. Louis University.
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Theis, John D. (2003) Associate Professor Finance
BBA, MBA,  University of Texas at Austin; JD, South Texas College of Law; PhD, University of North Texas.
Thomson, Neal F. (1994) Associate Professor Management
AA, Florida Community College at Jacksonville; BS, MBA, PhD, Florida State University.
Tishken, Joel E. (2002) Assistant Professor History
BA, University of Wisconsin-Parkside; MA, PhD, University of Texas-Austin.
Tompson, Douglas A. (2001) Assistant Professor History
BA, Northwestern University; MA, University of Utah; PhD, University of Florida.
Travis, Eric F. (2004) Temporary Instructor Business Administration
BA, Georgia State University; MIA, MBA, Georgia Institute of Technology.
Tu, Renjin (1994) Professor Mathematics
BS, East China, Normal University; MS, Shanghai University of Science and Technology; PhD, Wichita State University.
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Vael, Aimee C. (2002) Assistant Professor Nursing
BSN, Columbus State University; MN, Medical College of Georgia.
Vaillancourt, Paul R. (2001) Temporary Assistant Professor Music
BMUS, State University of New York at Stony Brook; MMUS, McGill University.
Van Doorn, John
(2004) Assistant Professor Political Science
BA, Berry College; MA, Georgia State University; PhD, University of Oklahoma.
Van Kley, Daniel
(2004) Assistant Professor Philosophy
BA, Calvin College; MA, Western Kentucky University; MA, PhD, University of Wisconsin Madison.
Venable, Beverly
(2004) Assistant Professor Marketing
BBS, University of Alabama; MBA, Samford University; PhD, University of Mississippi.
Villavicencio, Jos�
(2000) Associate Professor Foreign Language Education
BA, San Francisco State University; EdD, University of Southern California.
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Wakoko, Florence (2002) Assistant Professor Sociology
BA, Makerere University; MA, PhD, Ohio State University.
Waters, Karen H. (2002) Assistant Professor Mathematics
BSEd, University of Georgia; MEd, Georgia State University.
Webster, Zodiac (2004) Assistant Professor Chemistry and Geology
AB, Mt. Holyoke College; MS, University of California Santa Cruz; PhD, University of California Berkeley.
Wertz, Orion A. (2003) Assistant Professor Art
BFA, Indiana University; MFA, University of Illinois-Champaign-Urbana.
Whitehead, Christopher C. (2000) Assistant Professor Computer Science
BS, University of Texas-Austin; MS, Naval Postgraduate School.
Williams, Bonita F. (1996) Associate Professor Middle Grades Education
BA, Goucher College; MEd,  Johns Hopkins University; EdD, Temple University.
Williams, Jr., Grier Moffatt (2003) Associate Professor  Music
BMUS, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor; MM, DMA, Florida State University.
Wirt, Ronald L.
(1981) Professor Music
     Acting Associate Director, Schwob School of Music

BA, Reed College; MM, Juilliard School of Music; DMA, Manhattan School of Music.
Wisdo, David (2001) Assistant Professor Philosophy
BA, Wesleyan University; MA, MPhil, PhD, Columbia University.
Woods, Crystal J. (2002) Assistant Professor English
BA, MA, State University of West Georgia.
Woolbright, David E. (1974) Professor Computer Science
BS, Davidson College; MAT, Emory University; PhD, Auburn University.
Wright, Burley W. (1993) Assistant Professor Computer Science
BS, MBA, Columbus State University.
Wynne, Susan (2004) Instructor Library Science
BA, Clemson University; MLIS, South Carolina State College.
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Yang, Mei (2003) Assistant Professor Computer Science
BS, MS, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China; PhD,  University of Texas at Dallas.
Yates, H. Marguerite (2004) Assistant Professor Education
BS, University of Georgia; MEd, Columbus College; PhD, Auburn University.
Yesilyaprak, Ata M. (2003) Associate Professor Finance
AS, MBA, Southeastern Louisiana University; BS, Gazi University; MA, PhD, University of New Orleans.
Young, Shana D. (2004) Temporary Assistant Professor Communication
BFA, Valdosta State University; MA, Auburn University.
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Zanev, Vladimir S. (1996) Professor Computer Science
MS, PhD, Sofia University.
Zohn, Andrew E. (1999) Temporary Assistant Professor Music
BM, North Carolina School of the Arts; MM, The University of Texas at Austin; DM, Florida State University.
Zuiderveen, Jeffrey A.
(1994) Associate Professor Biology
BS, Western Michigan University; PhD, University of Kentucky.

Emeriti Faculty

*Adams, Olin B. (1960) Associate Professor History
BBA, Emory University; MA, George Peabody College; PhD, Florida State University.
Adams, Paulette (1975) Professor Early Childhood Education
BS, Bridgewater State College: MS, Florida State University; PhD, Georgia State University.
*Amundson, Richard J. (1966) Professor History
BA, Augustana College; MA, PhD, Florida State University; Distinguished Professor of the Year, 1967-68, 1975-76; Faculty Service Award, 1987-88.
Anderson, John H. (1969) Professor Music
BM, Conservatory of Music of Kansas City, Missouri; MM, University of Michigan; PhD, Catholic University.
Arno, Elsie R. (1975) Associate Professor Economics
BS, Bucknell University; MS, Auburn University.
Atkins, James T. (1974) Professor Education
ABJ, University of Georgia; MA, EdD, George Peabody College for Teachers.
*Bailey, Benjamin F. (1963) Professor History
BS, United States Naval Academy; MA, PhD, Florida State University; Distinguished Professor of the Year, 1964-65.
Berger, Elinor E. (1971) Professor Mathematics
BS, University of Maryland; MA, Brandeis; PhD, City University of New York.
Berger, Mark L. (1970) Professor History
BA, Queens College: PhD, The City University of New York.
Blackmon, Mary V. (1959) Professor Physical Education
AB, Georgia State College for Women; MS, University of Tennessee.
Bohannon, John L. (1970) Associate Professor Finance
BBA, MBA, University of Georgia.
*Brown, Jack A. (1962) Professor English
BA, MA, University of Miami; PhD, University of Florida.
Brown, Wimberly E. (1958) Professor, Associate Director Student Services
BA, University of Georgia; MA, Peabody College.
Caproni, Bettyesue R. (1976) Associate Professor Nursing
BA, Columbus State University; MSN, Medical College of Georgia.
Carlisle, Earnest (1969) Professor Mathematics Education
BS, Huntingdon College; MEd, EdD, Auburn University.
Cartledge, Carolyn M. (1976) Professor Education
BS, Louisiana College; MA, Southern Methodist University; EdD, University of Georgia.
Cash, Dewey B. (1958) Professor Mathematics
BS, MEd, MS, Auburn University.
Clark, Flora M. (1971) Professor Biology
BS, MAT, Alabama College; PhD, University of Tennessee.
Clark, Neil P. (1969) Professor Science Education
BBA, University of Georgia; MEd, EdD, Auburn University.
Clements, Frank M. (1959) Professor Physical Education
BS, Georgia Teachers College; MS, University of Tennessee.
Cook, Cline G. (1979) Associate Professor Finance
BS, United States Military Academy; MBA, University of Southern Mississippi; PhD, Georgia State University.
Crim, John W. (1977) Professor Management
BME, Marquette University; MBA, University of Buffalo; PhD, Georgia State University.
Duncan, Frances M. (1970) Professor Mental Retardation
BA, Barnard College of Columbia University; MS, EdD, Auburn University; Vice President=s Award, 1983-84.
*Dwyer, James J. (1968) Associate Professor History
BS, Florida Southern College; MA, Stetson University.
George, Joseph D. (1973) Professor Specific Learning Disabilities
BFA, Ohio University; MAEd, PhD, University of Akron.
Gibson, Hal J. (1976) Professor Music
BM, Southern Methodist University; MMEd, Southern Methodist University.
*Hackett, Paul T. (1970) Assistant Professor English
AB, MA, Gonzaga University; MA, University of Houston.
Halverson, Stephen P. (1973) Associate Professor Early Childhood Education
BSEd, Syracuse University; MEd, EdD, University of Georgia.
Hatfield, Dorothy (1958) Associate Professor, Director English
BS, MA, Auburn University; Distinguished Professor of the Year, 1965-66.
Henderson, Bob G. (1975) Professor Educational Foundations
BSEd, Southern Illinois University; MA, PhD, George Peabody College.
Henderson, Malcolm (1970) Professor Finance
BBA University of Georgia; MS University of Tennessee; PhD University of Alabama.
*Holmes, Joel H. (1983) Associate Professor Library
BS, Jacksonville State University; MSLS, Florida State University.
Howell, Robert S. (1961) Associate Professor Finance
BS, Syracuse University; MBA, Florida State University.
Johnson, David J. (1966) Professor English
BA, LaGrange College: MA, University of Alabama.
Joy, Jr., Arthur C. (1991) Associate Professor Accounting
BA, University of Miami; MBA, University of Oklahoma; MAS, PhD, University of Illinois-Urbana, CPA.
Justice St., Arthur E. (1989) Professor Educational Administration and Supervision
BSSEd, Georgia Teacher's College; MEd, EdD, DUke University.
Klein, Ronald D. (1974) Professor Management
BS, American University; MBA, PhD, Georgia State University.
Kundey, Gary E. (1974) Professor Finance
BBA, North Texas State University; MBA, Texas Tech University; PhD, University of Florida.
Land, Arthur J. (1971) Professor Educational Administration
BA, MRC, EdD, University of Florida.
*Lee, Virginia C. (1961) Associate Professor Library Science
BS, Appalachian State College; MS, Peabody College.
LeNoir, William C. (1960) Professor, Dean Botany
BS, Maryville College; MS, PhD, University of Georgia.
Lindquist, Mary M. (1984) Callaway Professor Mathematics Education
BA, University of North Carolina; MA, Southern Methodist University; PhD, University of Wisconsin; Faculty Research and Scholarship Award, 1998-99.
*Livengood, Mary L. (1958) Registrar Student Services
BA, University of Cincinnati; MS, Auburn University.
Lloyd, Craig (1971) Professor History
BA, Middlebury College; MA, PhD, University of Iowa.
McCollum, James B. (1976) Professor Economics
BS, MS, Georgia Institute of Technology; PhD, Tulane University.
McGee, Billy D. (1964) Associate Professor History
BA, MA, University of Alabama.
McLendon, Alvin (1958) Professor Physical Science
BS, Georgia Southern College; MA, George Peabody College; MS, Oklahoma State University; EdD, Auburn University.
*Milian, Helen T. (1967) Professor, Chair Nursing
BSN, Emory University; MSN, Emory University.
Mock, W. Lindsey (1961) Vice President Student Affairs
BS, MEd, EdD, University of Georgia.
Murzyn, John S. (1970) Professor History
AB, Villanova University; MA, PhD, New York University.
Myers, John B. (1970) Professor History
BA, MA, PhD, Florida State University.
*Nance, Kenneth (1958) Professor Biology
BA, MA, EdS, Peabody College.
Parker, Charles A. (1969) Professor Education
BS, Georgia Southern College; MEd, Auburn University; EdD, Columbia University Teachers College.
*Petlewski, Paul J. (1971) Associate Professor English
BA, University of Detroit; MA, PhD, University of Florida.
Phelps, Ferinez B. (1970) Professor Political Science
BA, JD, University of Texas; MA, Eastern New Mexico University; PhD, Texas Tech University.
Ragsdale, Charles F. (1965) Professor Physical Education and Recreation
BS, MEd, Georgia Southern College.
Riggsby, Ernest D. (1969) Professor Science Education
BS, Tennessee Polytechnic Institute; BA, MA, EdS, EdD, George Peabody College.
Robinson, Thelma M. (1970) Counselor, Counseling and Placement
BS, Savannah State College; MEd, Tuskegee University.
Rodgers, Hugh I. (1967) Professor History
BA, MA, University of Alabama; PhD, University of Texas.
*Safar, Milo R. (1971) Associate Professor, Program Director Dental Hygiene
BS, DDS, University of Illinois.
*Sanders, James O. (1961) Vice President Business and Finance
BA, University of Georgia; MBA, Ohio State University.
Scanling, Frederick H. (1967) Associate Professor Management
BS, Georgia Institute of Technology; MBA, University of North Carolina.
*Sears, Robert L. (1969) Professor Education
BSEd, Georgia Southern College; MA, EdD, University of Georgia.
Spano, Patricia A. (1967) Associate Professor English
AB, MA, University of Southern California.
Stanback, Rosa S. (1970) Professor Social Science Education
BS, MEd, Tuskegee Institute.
Stewart, Jack C. (1972) Professor Educational Foundations
AB, Georgia State University; MEd, Georgia Southern College; EdD, University of Alabama.
Taylor, Earlene P. (1970) Professor Accounting
BS, MBA, Auburn University; PhD, Georgia State University.
Taylor, Michaell K. (1976) Professor Physical Education and Leisure Management
BSEd, MSEd, University of Georgia; EdD, University of Alabama.
Trigg, Rodger R. (1975) Professor Accounting
BS, MS, University of Southern Mississippi; PhD, University of Arkansas-Fayetteville.
Voynich, John J. (1969) Professor Management
MS, PhD, Southern Illinois University; JD, John Marshall Law School.
Wabo, Sister Mary Ann (1971) Associate Professor Nursing
BSNEd, University of Dayton; MEd, Duquesne University.
Wadkins, Mary J. (1971) Associate Professor History
BA, Columbus State University; MA, Auburn University.
Walls, Glen D. (1973) Professor Educational Psychology
BA, Drake University; MA, Northern Illinois University; EdD, University of Houston.
*Webb, Joe S. (1968) Professor Criminal Justice
BS, Western New Mexico University; MS, University of Southern California.
Wentland, Thomas J. (1979) Professor Communicative Disorders
BS, Northern Illinois University; MS, PhD, University of Wisconsin.
*Whitley, Thomas Y. (1958) President Education
AB, MEd, University of Georgia; EdD, University of Texas.
Whitman, Anita. B. (1974) Professor Elementary Education
BS, MS, Troy State University; EdD, Auburn University.
Whitman, Harold L. (1969) Professor Reading Education
BS, MEd, EdD, Auburn University; Faculty Service Award, 1995-96.
Zimmerly, Belle M. (1980) Associate Professor Marketing
BS, MS, PhD, University of Illinois.

*Deceased
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