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Department of Health and Sport Sciences

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SPORT SCIENCES

The University bestows the designation "Graduate Faculty" upon faculty following review of their credentials and recommendation by their colleagues. The University maintains six levels of graduate faculty: (1) Full, (2) Associate, (3) Adjunct, (4) Adjunct Research Co-Mentor, (5) Affiliate, and (6) Adjunct Teaching.

Only Full graduate faculty members may chair doctoral committees. Adjunct Research Co-Mentor members may serve as co-chair of a master's or doctoral committee. Full or Associate graduate faculty may chair master's committees. Only one adjunct or affiliate graduate faculty member may serve as a voting member on any master's or doctoral committee.

Teaching adjunct members may not serve on graduate committees.


MEMBERS

RICHARD J. BLOOMER, Associate Professor, PhD (2003), The University of North Carolina at Greensboro [2016]

RANDAL K. BUDDINGTON, Professor, PhD (1983), University of California at Davis [2020]

CODY T. HAVARD, Assistant Professor, PhD (2011), University of Northern Colorado [2019]

MICHAEL HUTCHINSON, Assistant Professor, PhD (2010), Texas A&M University [2018]

YUHEI INOUE, Assistant Professor, PhD (2011), Temple University [2019]

CAROL C. IRWIN, Associate Professor, PhD (2003), Kent State University [2020]

YUHUA LI, Associate Professor, PhD (1994), Texas A&M University [2020]

NATHAN T. MARTIN, PhD (2007), University of New Mexico [2015]

BARBARA MCCLANAHAN, Associate Professor, EdD (1990), The University of Memphis [2015]

ZSOLT MURLASITS, Assistant Professor, PhD (2005), West Virginia University [2016]

JEBOSE O. OKWUMABUA, Professor, PhD (1985), The University of New Mexico [2014]

MAXIME PAQUETTE, Assistant Professor, PhD (2012), University of Tennessee, Knoxville [2018]

ROBIN R. ROACH, Associate Professor, EdD (1989), Vanderbilt University [2014]

SALLY REA ROSS, Assistant Professor, PhD (2005), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign [2016]

TIMOTHY D. RYAN, Associate Professor, PhD (2007), Texas A & M University [2020]

BRIAN K. SCHILLING, Assistant Professor, PhD (2004), The University of Memphis [2016]

TERRA SMITH, Associate Professor, PhD (1997), Oklahoma State University [2015]

MICHELLE STOCKTON, Associate Professor, PhD (2005), University of Memphis [2019]

CHAD TOUCHBERRY, Assistant Professor, PhD (2009), University of Kansas [2020]

LAWRENCE WEISS, Professor, EdD (1979), The University of Georgia [2018]

RUTH WILLIAMS-HOOKER, Associate Professor, EdD (2001), University of Memphis [2020]

SAMI YLI-PIIPARI, Assistant Professor, PhD (2011), University of Jyvaskyla, Finland [2019]


ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

BRENNAN BERG, Assistant Professor, PhD (2012), University of Texas at Austin [2018]

TODD LAYNE, Assistant Professor, PhD (2012), Auburn University [2018]

 


ADJUNCT MEMBERS

GLORIA BRIEN, MS (1996), University of Memphis [2015]

APRIL GOLLIHUGH BROCK, MS (2004), University of Memphis [2016]

LOREN CHIU, PhD (2008), University of Southern California [2017]

QUEEN COX, MS (1989),  University of Memphis [2017]

MARK CLIFFORD, PhD (2007), The University of New Mexico [2014]

BROOKE HALL, MS (2009), The University of Memphis [2016]

PAUL HAUGHT, PhD (2004), Tulane University [2015]

SCOTT HOWARD, MD (1994), University of Alabama School of Medicine [2017]

ROBERT E. HUGHES, JR, EdD (1993), University of Memphis [2016]

CASEY KATZ, MS (2011), University of Memphis [2017]

NATHAN MARTIN, PhD (2007), University of New Mexico [2015]

ESTELLA H. MAYHUE-GREER, MA (1992), Memphis State University [2017]

TEREZIE TOLAR MOSBY, EdD (2011), The University of Memphis [2015]

L. JANE NUCKOLLS, MA (1974), The University of Mississippi [2015]

DIANNE POLLY, JD (1996), University of Memphis [2015]

KAREN RINGWALD-SMITH, MS (1996), University of Memphis [2016]

SALLY ROSS, PhD (2005), University of Illinois [2015]

TERESA SHURLEY, MS (2011), The University of Memphis [2016]

ALEXA SHUTT, PhD (2008), The University of Tennessee [2016]

SARAH SULLIVAN, MS (2009), University of North Carolina at Greensboro [2017]

LEE SHELLY WALLACE, MS (1987), University of Tennessee-Knoxville [2017]

PEDRO VELASQUEZ-MIEYER, MD (1983), Universidad Central de Venezuela [2017]


ADJUNCT TEACHING MEMBERS

W. KOLDITZ, MA (2005), University of Memphis [2015]

MARY SCHALLERT, MS (2006), The University of Memphis [2014]


AFFILIATE MEMBERS

SHIRLEY R. BROWN, Assistant Clinical Professor, EdD (2013), Union University [2017]

JONATHAN M. CARLOCK, MS (2002), Appalachian State University [2017]

VIRGINIA CARNEY, MPH (2011), University of Memphis [2017]

BETH EGAN, MS (1994), Memphis State University [2016]

SANG-ROK LEE, PhD (2012), Florida State University [2015]

JACKIE ROOS, MS (2006), Case Western Reserve University [2015]

WEBB A. SMITH, MS (2007), University of Memphis [2017]

ROBERT TOWNSEND, Instructor, MS (1997), Benedictine University [2015]

WILLIAM P. TRAVIS, Assistant Clinical Professor, PhD (1976), University of Alabama [2017]

MARIA VAN DER MERWE, Visiting Assistant Professor, PhD (2007), University of Tennessee [2016]


NOTE: Expiration date of graduate faculty membership is indicated in brackets.

Graduate School
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The University of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38152
Phone: (901) 678-2531
Fax: (901) 678-0378

Guidelines and Procedures for Graduate Faculty Status

Roles and Criteria for Graduate Faculty Status

Graduate Faculty Application

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