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Department of Instruction and Curriculum Leadership

DEPARTMENT OF INSTRUCTION
AND
CURRICULUM LEADERSHIP

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

LEE E. ALLEN, Associate Professor, EdD (2005), Pepperdine University [2020]

CELIA ROUSSEAU ANDERSON, Associate Professor, PhD (2002), The University of Wisconsin-Madison [2019]

REBECCA S. ANDERSON, Professor, PhD (1993), Virginia Polytechnic & State University [2020]

JEFFREY M. BYFORD, Associate Professor, PhD (2002), University of Oklahoma [2020]

LAURA BAYLOT CASEY, Associate Professor, PhD (2006), Mississippi State University [2020]

MARK W. CONLEY, Professor, PhD (1983), Syracuse University [2020]

SHELLY COUNSELL, Assistant Professor, EdD (2007), University of Northern Iowa [2019]

BEVERLY E. CROSS, Associate Professor, PhD (1992), The Ohio State University [2019]

SUTTON FLYNT, Professor, EdD (1979), The University of Georgia [2016]

DUANE M. GIANNANGELO, Professor, PhD (1972), The University of Iowa [2019]

WILLIAM HUNTER, Assistant Professor, EdD (2011), University of Cincinnati [2020]

DEBORAH L. LOWTHER, Professor, PhD (1994), Arizona State University [2020]

LAURIE MACGILLIVRY, Professor, EdD (1992), The University of Houston [2019]

TREY MARTINDALE, Associate Professor, PhD (1998), Texas A&M University [2017]

JAMES N. MEINDL, Assistant Professor, PhD (2011), The Ohio State University [2017]

NEAL MILLER, Assistant Professor, PhD (2012), The Ohio State University [2020]

CLIF MIMS, Associate Professor, PhD (2004), University of Georgia [2020]

DEBORAH A. MOBERLEY, Associate Professor, PhD (1996), Southern Illinois University at Carbondale [2014]

VIVIAN GUNN MORRIS, Professor, PhD (1973), George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University [2019]

DEANNA OWENS, Assistant Professor, PhD (2010), Capella University [2020]

J. HELEN PERKINS, Associate Professor, EdD (1999), Oklahoma State University [2017]

ANGILINE POWELL, Associate Professor, PhD (1999), University of Alabama [2019]

SATOMI IZUMI TAYLOR, Professor, PhD (1992), Virginia Polytechnic & State University [2020]

NICHOLE L. THOMPSON, Assistant Professor, PhD (2004), University of Georgia [2017]

ROBERT WILLIAMSON, Assistant Professor, EdD (2009), The University of Memphis [2019]

BRIAN L. WRIGHT, Assistant Professor, PhD (2007), Tufts University [2020]


ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

MARY BOUDREAUX, Assistant Professor, EdD (2007), Texas Southern University [2017]

ERIKA C. BULLOCK, Assistant Professor, PhD (2013), Georgia State University [2020]

LAUREN BURROW, Assistant Professor, EdD (2012), University of Houston [2019]

ALFRED HALL II, Assistant Professor, PhD (1999), George Mason University [2019]

NEAL MILLER, Assistant Professor, PhD (2012), The Ohio State University [2019]

DEANNA OWENS, Assistant Professor, PhD (2010), Capella University [2019]

JEREMY TODD WHITNEY, Assistant Professor, PhD (2011), University of Louisville [2020]

ROBERT L. WILLIAMSON, Assistant Professor, EdD (2009), The University of Memphis [2017]

 


ADJUNCT MEMBERS

TAROL CLEMENTS, EdD (2012), Union University [2015]

SHELIA FLEMMING-HUNTER, PhD (1985), Howard University [2016]

RAMONA MAHOOD, C.A.S. (1971), The University of Illinois [2016]

JACQUES SINGLETON, EdD (2006), University of Memphis [2017]

SUHA RAHIF TAMIM, EdD (2012), University of Memphis [2017]

XIAOPING XIONG, EdD (1991), Purdue University [2015]


ADJUNCT TEACHING MEMBERS

SOUDABEH ALIKHANI, EdD (1988), Oklahoma State University [2014]

TERESA BANKS, EdD (2008), Jackson State University [2015]

MARGARET BARBER MURDOCK, EdS (2006), University of Memphis [2015]

DORIAN BAILEY BROWN, EdD (2014), University of Memphis [2017]

HEATHER BEACH COMER, EdD (2006), Union University [2014]

SARAH CAMPBELL, PhD (2010), Mississippi State University [2015]

RICHARD C. CASEY, EdD (2010), University of Memphis [2014]

FRAN CLARK, EdD (2002), University of Memphis [2015]

TAROL CLEMENTS, EdD (2012), Union University [2015]

SUSAN B. DOLD, EdD (1994), Memphis State University [2017]

CYNTHIA DIXON, EdS (2011), University of Mississippi [2016]

EDWARD M. DUCEY, JR., EdD (2013), University of Memphis  [2016]

MELISSA N. DUCEY, EdD (2011), University of Memphis [2017]

TISHA DURRAH, EdD (2009), Union University [2014]

LINDA S. ELLER, MEd (1986), Memphis State University [2014]

BARBARA L. ENGLAND, EdD (2000), The University of Memphis [2014]

GEORGE FALLS, EdD (1997), The University of Memphis [2014]

JULIE FORBESS, EdD (2010), University of Memphis [2015]

ANN MARIE GAGNE, MEd (1979), The University of Mississippi [2014]

JOANNE GIKAS, EdD (2011), The University of Memphis [2014]

LESTER GRAVES, MS (2002), Mississippi Valley State University [2016]

DINAH HARRIS, MS (2008), University of Alabama [2017]

LECHARLE HARRIS, EdD (2009), University of Memphis [2015]

ELIZABETH S. HEEREN, EdD (2007), University of Memphis [2014]

BRIAN KEITH HORN, PhD (2009), University of North Texas [2014]

EMILY JOHNSON, PhD (2005), University of Mississippi [2014]

KATHRYN LELAURIN, PhD (1973), University of Kansas [2014]

WENDY JOHNSON LINZ, EdD (2010), University of Memphis [2017]

TRACY LONG, MAT (2003), Middle Tennessee State University [2015]

AMBER MCCULLOUGH, EdD (2010), The University of Memphis [2014]

LAURIE MILLER, EdD (2012), Union University [2015]

MELANIE MURRY, JD (1999), University of Tennessee [2014]

CONSTANCE NATHAN, MAT (1991), The University of Memphis [2014]

KRISTEN NIEMEYER, EdD (2012), University of Memphis [2015]

DAVID W. OGDON, MAT (1998), The University of Memphis [2014]

TUNGA OTIS, MEd (1998), William Casey University [2014]

MARLA PHILLIPS, MEd (1997), Trevecca Nazarene University [2015]

KATHERINE POWERS, PhD (2005), Mississippi State University [2016]

MARY PULLEN, EdD (1993), Memphis State University [2015]

JOANN SEVIER-LAWS, EdD (2008), The University of Memphis [2017]

CLINTON SMITH, PhD (2010), The University of Memphis [2016]

KATHRYN STAKEM, EdD (2013), University of Memphis [2016]

ALLEN STERBINSKY, PhD (2003), The University of Memphis [2014]

JACK DANIEL STRAHL, MS (2005), The University of Memphis [2014]

SUHA TAMIM, EdD (2012), The University of Memphis [2015]

DANNY E. THOMPSON, JR., EdD (2011), The University of Memphis [2017]

ELIZABETH TOLLIVER, MA (2009), Middle Tennessee State University [2014]

HEATHER VINING, MS (2007), Georgia State University [2014]

JOE D. WEAVER, JR., MS (2010), University of Memphis [2017]

KARLA D. WEBB, EdD (2011), The University of Memphis [2014]

KENDALE WHITE, EdS (2004), Union University [2016]

MARY WILKINS, EdD (2012), The University of Memphis [2015]

HILDA B. WILLIAMS, EdD (2006), The University of Memphis [2014]

VIVIAN WILLIAMS, EdD (2004), Union University [2016]

JEANNE WILSON, EdD (2001), The University of Memphis [2015]

JONATHAN WOOD, EdS (2007), Union University [2014]

YURI G. YANCY, EdD (2012), Union University [2016]

CAROL YOUNG, MA (1987), St. Joseph College [2015]


AFFILIATE MEMBERS

THOMAS BLACK, PhD (2004), University of Mississippi [2014]

BONNIE CUMMINGS, MEd+ (1974), Memphis State University [2017]

LISA J. HIGHT, EdD (1996), University of Memphis [2017]

TORRE KELLEY, EdD (2010), Trevecca Nazarene University [2017]

CATHY MEREDITH, EdD (1996), The University of Memphis [2017]

ELLEN JEAN MCDONALD, EdD (1973), University of Memphis [2017]

RENEE C. MURLEY, EdD (2003), The University of Memphis [2017]

DONA PACKER, EdD (2003), University of Louisiana, Monroe [2017]

LINDA MCNATT PAGE, EdD (2005), Union University [2017]

KAY C. REEVES, Associate Clinical Professor, EdD (2003), The University of Memphis [2017]

JERRIE SCOTT, Professor, PhD (1976), University of Michigan [2017]

DEBORAH WATLINGTON, Clinical Assistant Professor, PhD (1990), Texas A&M University [2016]

CARMEN WEAVER, Clinical Assistant Professor, EdD (2012), The University of Memphis [2016]

CATHERINE TEMPLE WILSON, EdD (1996), University of Memphis [2017]


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

Graduate School
Administration Bldg. 215
The University of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38152
Phone: (901) 678-4212
Fax: (901) 678-0378

Guidelines and Procedures for Graduate Faculty Status

Roles and Criteria for Graduate Faculty Status

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