DOL Faculty & Staff

The Department of Leadership (DOL) distinguished faculty members conduct leading-edge research that brings the very latest thinking on leadership practices to classrooms, higher education institutions, and organizations. You will have opportunities to interact closely with the eminent scholars on our faculty and to benefit from their strong networks with local, national, and international connections.

Faculty Members

Staff Members Contact Information
Dr. W. James Jacob
Chairperson, Department of Leadership
Professor of Higher Education Leadership
Co-Director, Center for the Study of Higher Education
Office Location: 123L Ball Hall
901.678.2797
wjjacob@memphis.edu
Dr. Mary Boudreaux
Assistant Professor of Leadership

Office Location: 123 Ball Hall
901.678.5024
mkbdraux@memphis.edu
Dr. Timothy Fite
Affiliate Research Professor of Leadership

Office Location: 123 Ball Hall
901.678.5107
johnfite@memphis.edu
Dr. Edith Gnanadass
Assistant Professor of Higher & Adult Education

Office Location: 123B Ball Hall
901.678.1167
e.gnanadass@memphis.edu
Dr. Reginald Leon Green
Interim Associate Dean of Strategic Planning, Community Engagement, and Program Administration
Professor of Leadership
Office Location: 215 Ball Hall
901.678.4226
rlgreen1@memphis.edu
Dr. Wendy Griswold
Assistant Professor of Higher & Adult Education
Co-Director, Center for the Study of Higher Education
Office Location: 123 Ball Hall
901.678.5439
wgrswold@memphis.edu
Dr. Charisse Gulosino
Assistant Professor of Leadership & Policy Studies

Office Location: 123G Ball Hall
901.678.5217
cglosino@memphis.edu
Dr. Donald Hopper
Director, EdD Program/Leadership, University of Memphis Lambuth
Associate Professor of Leadership
Office Location: 705 Lambuth Blvd., Jackson, TN
731.425.1967
dlhpper2@memphis.edu
Dr. Donna Menke
Coordinator, Higher & Adult Education Program
Assistant Professor of Higher & Adult Education
Office Location: 123A Ball Hall
901.678.1477
djmenke@memphis.edu
Dr. James Mitchell
Coordinator, Leadership & Policy Studies Program
Affiliate Research Professor of Leadership
Office Location: 123D Ball Hall 
901.678.5430
jmtchll2@memphis.edu
Dr. Steven Nelson
Assistant Professor of Leadership & Policy Studies

Office Location: 123F Ball Hall
901.678.2368
slnlson3@memphis.edu
Dr. Darrell C. Ray
Vice President for Student Affairs, University of Memphis

Office Location: 235 Admin Building
901.678.2114
dcray5@memphis.edu

HIAD Associate Faculty Member

Staff Members Contact Information
Dr. William L. Akey
Vice Provost of Enrollment Services, University of Memphis

Office Location: 200 Wilder Tower
901.678.3993
wakey@memphis.edu

HIAD Adjunct Faculty Members

Staff Members Contact Information
Dr. Eric A. Bailey, II
Assistant Dean for Nursing Students, Loewenberg College of Nursing, University of Memphis

Office Location: 4055 N. Park Loop
901.678.2879
eabailey@memphis.edu
Dr. Christopher Blakesley
Instructor

Office Location: 123 Ball Hall
901.678.2797
ccblksly@memphis.edu
Dr. Cynthia Calhoun
Instructor

Office Location: 123 Ball Hall
901.678.2797
cbcalhon@memphis.edu
Dr. Scott L. Radimer
Director, Research, Assessment, & Planning, University of Memphis

Office Location: 221 Brister Hall
901.678.2826
slrdimer@memphis.edu

DOL Support Staff

Staff Members Contact Information
Janet Robbins
Administrative Associate I

Office Location: 123 Ball Hall
901.678.2797
jcrbbins@memphis.edu
Paige Q. Taylor
Administrative Secretary

Office Location: 123 Ball Hall
901.678.2256
pqtaylor@memphis.edu
Rickey Bates
Senior Research Coordinator

Office Location: 123 Ball Hall
901.678.2369
rlbates@memphis.edu
Mae-Lynn Germany
Research Coordinator

Office Location: 123 Ball Hall
901.678.2369
mlgerman@memphis.edu
Mia Alexis Coleman
Front Desk Manager

Office Location: 123 Ball Hall
901.678.2369
mcleman6@memphis.edu
Jaya Rama Kapil Sridhara
Research Coordinator, Center for the Study of Higher Education

Office Location: 123 Ball Hall
901.678.2369
jsrdhara@memphis.edu
Ashlesha Lokhande
Research Coordinator, Center for the Study of Higher Education
Office Location: 123 Ball Hall
901.678.2369
slkhande@memphis.edu
Amelia Gabrielle Young Sanders
Research Coordinator, University of Memphis Lambuth

Office Location: 705 Lambuth Blvd., Jackson, TN
731.425.1967
agyoung@memphis.edu