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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 


LINDA A. BENNETT (1986), Professor, Associate Dean: B. A., 1965, Clarion State College; M.A., 1966, Indiana University; Ph.D., 1976, American University
KERI BRONDO (2007), Associate Professor: B.A., 1997, University of Delaware; M.A., 1999, Iowa State University; Ph.D.,  2006, Michigan State University
ROBERT CONNOLLY (2007),  Director, C.H. Nash/Chucalissa Museum: B.A., 1989, M.A.,  1991, University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., 1996 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MICHAEL R. DUKE (2011), Associate Professor: B.A., 1984, Ph.D., 1996, University of Texas at Austin
RUTHBETH D. FINERMAN (1985), Professor, Chair: B.A., 1977, M. A., 1979, Ph.D., 1985, University of California at Los Angeles
KATHRYN HICKS (2008), Assistant Professor: B.A., University of Calgary; Ph.D., 2008, Northwestern University
STANLEY E. HYLAND (1976), Professor, Head, School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy: B.A., 1969, M.A., 1970, University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., 1976, University of Illinois
KATHERINE LAMBERT-PENNINGTON (2007), Associate Professor: B.A., 1994, University of Miami; M.A., 1997 University of Tennessee; Ph.D., 2005, Duke University
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


RANDALL J. BAYER (2007), Professor, Chair: B.S., 1978 Cornell University; M.S., 1980, Ph.D., 1984, Ohio State University
MELVIN L. BECK (1974), Professor: B.S., 1967, Arkansas Tech. College; Ph.D., 1974, University of Arkansas
CHARLES J. BIGGERS (1969), Professor: B.S., 1957, Wake Forest University; M.A., 1959, Appalachian State University; Ph.D., 1969, University of South Carolina
MARTHA P. BROWN (1966), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1963, M.S., 1966, Memphis State University; Ed.D., 2006, University of Memphis
KING-THOM CHUNG (1988), Professor: B.S., 1965, National Taiwan University; M.A., 1967, University of California, Santa Cruz; Ph.D., 1972, University of California, Davis
JUDITH A. COLE (2003), Associate Professor: B.A., 1977, University of Rhode Island; Ph.D., 1985, University of Connecticut
LEWIS B. COONS (1976), Professor, Director of Integrated Microscopy Center: 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
T. KENT GARTNER (1976), Professor: B.S., 1960, Rutgers University; Ph.D., 1965, University of California, Davis
RAMIN HOMAYOUNI (2006), Associate 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 A. LESSMAN (1988), Professor: B.A., 1970, M.S., 1975, Ph.D., 1980, University of Minnesota
ANDREW LIU (2008), Assistant Professor: B.A.,  1992, Shandong Normal University; M.S., 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
DUANE McKENNA (2010), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1998, Western Michigan University; M.S., 2000, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Ph.D., 2006, Harvard University
DONALD D. OURTH (1974), Professor: B.A., 1961, M.A., 1966, University of Northern Iowa; Ph.D., 1969, University of Iowa
MATTHEW J. PARRIS (2000), Associate Professor: B.A., 1994, St. John's University; Ph.D., 1999, University of Missouri, Columbia
S. REZA PEZESHKI (1994), Professor: B.S., 1971, University of Tehran; M.S., 1977, Ph.D., 1982, University of Washington
STEPHAN J. SCHOECH (2000), Professor: B.S., 1988, M.S., 1990, Arizona State University; Ph.D., 1995, University of Washington
STEVEN D. SCHWARTZBACH (2001), Professor: B.A., 1969, State University of New York, Buffalo; Ph.D., 1975, Brandeis University
BILL A. SIMCO (1966), Professor: B.S., 1960, College of the Ozarks; M.A., 1962, Ph.D., 1966, University of Kansas
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
STANLEY E. STEVENS, JR. (1989), Professor: B.A., 1966, M.A., 1968, Ph.D., 1971, University of Texas, Austin
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

GARY EMMERT, Ph.D., Interim Chair

DANIEL BAKER (2006), Associate Professor: B.S., 1992, Central Michigan University; Ph.D., 1998, University of Arizona
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
GARY L. EMMERT (2002), Professor, Interim Chair: B.S., 1988, M.S., 1992, Tennessee Technological University; Ph.D., 1999, Miami University (Ohio)
MARK BARRY FREILICH (1985), Associate Professor: B.S., 1966, Brooklyn College (C.U.N.Y.); Ph.D., 1974, Purdue University
TOMOKO FUJIWARA (2007), Associate Professor: B.S., 1997,  M.Eng., 1999, Ph.D., 2001 Kyoto Institute of Technology
XIAOHUA HUANG (2010), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1996, Jilin University; M.S., 2001, Peking University; Ph.D., 2006, Georgia Institute of Technology
HENRY A. KURTZ (1983), Professor: B.S., 1972, Georgia Institute of Technology; Ph.D., 1977, University of Florida
YING-SING LI (1982), Professor: B.S., 1960, Cheng Kung University; Ph.D., 1968, University of Kansas
ABBY L. PARRILL (1998), Professor, Associate Dean: B.S., 1992, Central Michigan University; Ph.D., 1996, University of Arizona
RICHARD L. PETERSEN (1980), Associate Professor: B.S., 1969, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ph.D., 1975, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
MICHAEL PRICE (2013), Senior Lecturer, Lambuth Campus: B.S., 1994, Jackson State University; Ph.D., 2002, University of California at Davis
PAUL S. SIMONE (2010), Assistant 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
C. EDWIN WEBSTER (2005), Associate Professor: B.S., 1995, University of West Florida; Ph.D., 1999, University of Florida
JEREMY WESSEL (2012), Instructor: A.B., 1990, Ripon College; Ph.D., 1995, Yale University
XUAN ZHAO (2008), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1993, Nankai University; M.S., 1996, Peking University; Ph.D., 2002, Texas A&M University


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), Assistant 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 Columbia; M.S., 1980, Ph.D., 1984, University of Illinois, Urbana
TIMOTHY W. HNAT (2011), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2005, M.E., 2006, University of Louisville; Ph.D., 2011, University of Virginia
SANTOSH KUMAR (2006), Associate Professor: B.Tech., 1998, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University; M.S., 2002, Ph.D., 2006, Ohio State University
KING-IP LIN (1996), Associate Professor: B.S., 1990, University of Hong Kong; M.S., 1993, University of Maryland; Ph.D., 1996, University of Maryland, College Park
KRIANGSIRI MALASRI (2007), Instructor/Coordinator: B.S., 2003, M.S., 2005, Georgia Institute of Technology
VINHTHUY PHAN (2003), Associate Professor: B.A., 1998, Brandeis University; M.S., 2001, Ph.D., 2003, State University of New York at Stony Brook
VASILE RUS (2004), Associate Professor: B.S., 1997, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania; M.S., 1999, Ph.D., 2002, Southern Methodist University
MOUSHUMI SHARMIN (2013), Visiting Research Associate Professor: B.Sc., 2003, Bangladesh University; M.S., 2006, Marquette University; Ph.D., 2013, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SAJJAN G. SHIVA (2002), Professor, Chair: B.E., 1969, Bangalore University: M.E.E., 1971, Ph.D., 1975, Auburn University
ELENA STRANGE (2013), Instructor: B.S., 2001, Simmons College; Ph.D., 2006, Dartmouth College
LAN WANG (2004), Associate Professor: B.S., 1997, Peking University, China; M.S., 1999, Ph.D., 2004, University of California at Los Angeles
QUISHI WU (2006), Associate Professor: B.S., 1995, Zhejiang University, China; M.S., 2000, Purdue University; Ph.D., 2003, Louisiana State University


ANZHELIKA ANTIPOVA (2011), Assistant 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
JER-MING CHIU (1982), Professor: B.S., 1971, National Taiwan Normal University; M.S., 1974, National Central University, Taiwan; Ph.D., 1982, Cornell University
EUNSEO CHOI (2013), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1999, Seoul National University; Ph.D., 2008, California Institute of Technology
RANDEL T. COX (1999), Professor: B.S., 1981, M.S., 1986, University of Arkansas; Ph.D., 1995, University of Missouri
CURTIS H. CRAMER (2009), Associate Research Professor: B.A., 1969, University of Puget Sound; M.S., Ph.D., 1976, Stanford University
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), Associate Professor: B.S., 1994, Mary Washington College; M.S., 1998, Ph.D., 2002, University of South Carolina
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
CHARLES A. LANGSTON (2001), Professor: B.S., 1972, Case Western Reserve University; M.S., 1974, Ph.D., 1976, California Institute of Technology
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
DAREN T. NELSON (2013), Instructor: B.S., 2002, Utah State University; M.S., 2004, University of Idaho; Ph.D., 2012, University of Utah
ESRA OZDENEROL (2003), Associate 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
CHRISTINE POWELL (1999), Professor: B.A., 1971, SUNY Binghamton; M.A., 1973, Princeton; Ph.D., 1976, Princeton
JOSE PUJOL (1985), Professor: B.S., 1968, Universidad del Sur, Argentina; M.S., 1982, University of Alaska; Ph.D., 1985, University of Wyoming
ROBERT SMALLEY, JR. (1987), Research Professor: B.S., 1975, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.S., 1978, Ph.D., 1988, Cornell University
ROY B. VAN ARSDALE (1993), Professor: B.A., 1972, Rutgers University; M.S., 1974, University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., 1979, University of Utah
MITCHELL M. WITHERS (2001), Associate Research Professor: B.S., 1992, Millersville University; M.S., 1994, Ph.D., 1997, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology


AYANNA ADAMS (2011), Instructor: B.A., 2006, M.A., 2008, University of Memphis
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
JOHN BENSKO (1998), Professor; B.A., 1973 University of Alabama; M.F.A., 1979, University of Alabama; Ph.D., 1985, The Florida State 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), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1987, Williams College; M.A., 1997, Ph.D., 2003, 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), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1997, Morehead State University; M.A., 2003, Ph.D., 2007, State University of New York at Buffalo
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
BRENDA KAY DRIVER (2004), Instructor: B.A., 1970, M.A., 1974, Memphis State University
WILLIAM E. DUFFY (2013), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2003, Elon University; M.A., 2006, Ph.D., 2011, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
RONALD FUENTES (2012), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1993, University of British Columbia; M.A.T., 2005, Ph.D., 2009, University of Washington
LESLIE D. GRAFF (2010), Instructor/Coordinator: B.A., 1998, M.A., 2000, Truman State University; Ph.D., 2009, SUNY at Buffalo
SAGE GRAHAM (2004), Associate Professor: B.A., 1989, Rhodes College; M.A., 1995, University of Memphis; Ph.D., 2003, Georgetown University
RYAN K. GUTH (2012), Senior Lecturer, Lambuth Campus: B.A., 1982, Oberlin College; M.A., 1997, West Chester University; Ph.D., 2002, University of Cincinnati
CHARLES EDWARD HALL, JR. (1984), Associate Professor: B.A., 1976, Oakland University; M.A., 1979, University of Florida; Ph.D., 1983, University of Florida
DARRYL P. HANRAHAN-DOMINGO (2011), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2001, University of Toronto at Scarborough; M.A., 2002, Ph.D., 2008, University of Toronto
DONAL HARRIS (2013), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2000, M.A., 2009, Ph.D., 2013, California State University, Los Angeles
EILEEN HINDERS (2005), Instructor: B.A., 1971, Siena College; M.A., 1982, Memphis State University
CARY HOLLADAY (2002), Professor: M.A., 1982, Pennsylvania State University
KRISTEN IVERSON (2003), Associate Professor: B.A., 1981, University of Colorado; M.A., 1991, Ph.D., 1996, University of Denver
TIM JOHNSTON (2013), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1985, University of Iowa; M.F.A., 1989, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
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
LOEL KIM (1999), Associate Professor: B.A., 1990, University of Wyoming; M.A., 1992, Ph.D., 1998, Carnegie Mellon University
ERIC C. LINK (2008), Professor, Associate Dean: B.S., 1988, Evangel College; M.A., 1991, Southwest Missouri State University; Ph.D., 1995, Purdue University
SONJA A. LIVINGSTON (2010), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1993, M.S., 1997, SUNY Brockport; M.F.A., 2004, University of New Orleans
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), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1998, Trinity University; M.A., 2002, The University of Arizona; Ph.D., 2009, Duke University
VERNER MITCHELL (1999), Professor: B.A., 1979, United States Air Force Academy; M.A., 1985, Colorado State University; Ph.D., 1995, Rutgers 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
SUSAN POPHAM (2001), Associate Professor: B.A., 1990, M.A., 1996, Ph.D., 2000, University of Louisville
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, M.A., 1993, University of Calgary; Ph.D., 2006, Rutgers University
STACY S. SMITH (2009), Instructor: B.A., 1990, M.A.T., 1991, M.A., 2006, University of Memphis
DMITRI STANCHEVICI (2008), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1998, Moldova State University; Ph.D, 2007, Texas Tech University
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
CYNTHIA GRANT TUCKER (1967), Professor: B.A., 1963, Denison University; Ph.D., 1967, University of Iowa
TERRENCE TUCKER (2012), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2000, Louisiana State University; M.A., 2002, Ph.D., 2006, University of Kentucky
SARAH BETH TYLER (2009), Instructor: B.A., 2006, M.A., 2008, University of Memphis
ELIZABETH WESTON (2012), Senior Lecturer, Lambuth Campus: B.A., 1994, College of William and Mary; M.A., 2000, Ph.D., 2004, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
BRANDY T. WILSON (2011), Instructor: B.A., 2001, University of Arkansas; M.A., 2003, Ph.D., 2008, Florida State University


RALPH ALBANESE (1990), Professor: 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
FARAH ALI (2013), Instructor of Spanish: B.A., 2006, M.A., 2010, University of Missouri-Columbia
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
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
ROBERT FAGLEY (2011), Instructor of French: B.A., 2000, Slippery Rock University; M.A., 2002, Ph.D., 2009, University of Pittsburgh
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
TOMMASO GAZZARRI (2012), Assistant Professor of Classics: Laurea, 2001, Università degli Studi di Pisa; M.A., 2003, Johns Hopkins University; M.A., 2006, M.Phil. 2008, Ph.D., 2010, Yale University
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), Assistant Professor of German: B.A., 1998, Tulane University; M.A., 2006, Ph.D., 2010, Vanderbilt University
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
FLORINA MATU (2012), Instructor of French: B.A., 2001, Universitatea Bucuresti, Romania; M.A., 2005, Mississippi State University; Ph.D., 2012, University of Alabama
MONIKA NENON (1993), Professor of German: M.A., 1983, Ph.D., 1987, University of Freiburg, Germany
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), Assistant 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
R. CLAY TANNER (1997), Instructor of Spanish and Language Lab Coordinator: B.A., 1985, Baker University; M.A., 1988, University of Iowa
WILLIAM JOHN THOMPSON (1989), Associate Professor of French, Chair: B.A., 1983, M.A., 1984, McMaster University, Canada; Ph.D., 1989, Cornell University
JUNKO TOKUDA (2007), Instructor of Japanese: B.A., 1996, Shirayuri Women's College; M.A., 1999, The University of Findlay
VANIA BARRAZA TOLEDO (2008), Assistant 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
DUSTIN WILLIAMS (2012), Instructor of Spanish: B.A., 2008, University of North Alabama; M.A., 2011, Louisiana State University
LAN ZHANG (2007), Associate Professor of Chinese: B.A., 1997, M.A., 2000, Beijing Language University; Ph.D., 2007, University of South Carolina


JAMES M. BLYTHE (1992), Professor: B.S., 1968, M.A., 1972, Penn State University; M.A., 1982, Ph.D., 1987, Cornell University
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
WALTER ROBERT BROWN (1965), Associate Professor: B.A., 1962, Millsaps College; M.A., 1963, Ph.D., 1973, Emory University
MARGARET M. CAFFREY (1988), Associate Professor: B.A., 1969, College Misericordia; M.A., 1979, Ph.D., 1986, University of Texas
WILLIAM J. CAMPBELL (2013), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2000, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada; M.A., 2001, Ph.D., 2007, McMaster University, Canada
COLIN B. CHAPELL (2011), Instructor: B.A.. 2004, Covenant College; M.Phil., 2006, University of Cambridge; Ph.D., 2011, University of Alabama
MICHELE L. COFFER (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., 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
YAN GAO (2013), Instructor: B.A., 2000, M.A., 2003, Wuhan University; M.A., 2004, Ph.D., 2012, Carnegie Mellon 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
DENNIS H. LAUMANN (2000), Associate Professor: B.A., 1992, State University of New York at Binghamton; M.A., 1994, Ph.D., 1999, University of California, Los Angeles
COURTNEY L. LUCKHARDT (2011), Instructor: B.A., 2003, University of California Los Angeles; M.M.S., 2005, Ph.D., 2011, University of Notre Dame
SCOTT MARLER (2007), Associate Professor: B.A., 1996 University of Houston-Clear Lake; M.A., 2000, Ph.D., 2007, Rice University
SUSAN EVA O'DONOVAN (2009), 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, Duke University
SARAH POTTER (2008), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1999, Columbia University; M.A., 2002, Ph.D., 2008, University of Chicago
STEPHEN K. STEIN (2001), Associate Professor, Director, History Online Degree Program: 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; Washington University, St. Louis
DANIEL L. UNOWSKY (1999), Professor: B.A., 1988, University of Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., 2000, Columbia University
ROBERT YELLE (2006), Associate Professor: A.B., 1988, Harvard University; J.D., 1993, University of California at Berkeley; Ph.D., 2002, University of Chicago
ANDREI ZNAMENSKY (2008), Professor: M.A., 1984, Samara (Kuibyshev) University, Russia; Ph.D., 1989, St. Petersburg Herzen University, Russia; Ph.D., 1997, University of Toledo


SHAUL BAR (1990), Professor: B.A., 1978, Haifa University; M.A., 1983, Ph.D., 1988, New York University
STEPHEN D. BENIN (1987), Associate Professor: B.A., 1969, University of Rochester; M.A., 1971, Ph.D., 1980, University of California, Berkeley
MARK A. KAPLOWITZ (2012), Visiting Assistant Professor: A.B., 1995, Princeton University; M.A., 1998, Ph.D., 2010, New York University


GEORGE A. ANASTASSIOU (1986), Professor: B.A., 1975, University of Athens, Greece ; M.A., 1981, Ph.D., 1984, University of Rochester
DALE BOWMAN ARMSTRONG (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), Associate Professor: B.S., 1978, Georgia Institute of Technology; M.S., 1982, Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
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
ANNITA THORNTON DAVIS (1998), Instructor: M.S., 1995, University of Memphis
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: 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
RALPH J. FAUDREE, JR. (1971), Professor: B.S., 1961, Oklahoma Baptist University; M.S., 1963, Ph.D., 1964, Purdue University
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
SCOTTY HOUSTON (2012), Instructor: B.S., 2008, M.S., 2010, The University of Memphis
JAMES E. JAMISON (1970), Professor: B.S., 1965, M.S., 1967, Ph.D., 1970, University of Missouri, Rolla
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
KENNETH MCCLAIN (1986), Instructor: B.A., 1962, Mississippi State University; M.A., 1966, 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
JANET G. PITTS (2004), Instructor: B.S., 1975, M.A.T., 1992, Memphis State University
JOSHUA OLADELE (2012), Instructor: M.S., 2005, Air Force Institute of Technology
ROBERTO TRIGGIANI (2013), Distinguished University Professor: M.S., 1970, Ph.D., 1973, University of Minnesota
BETTE R. VETETO (1994), Instructor: B.S.Ed., 1970, M.Ed., 1976, Memphis State University
MATÈ 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

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

Professor of Naval Science

RENEE BRADBERRY (2012), DOD, GS-5, Administrative Assistant
CEDRIC CRAWFORD (2004), DOD, GS-6, Human Resource: B.S., 2009, Park University
CORNELIUS HARRIS (2005), DOD, GS-7, Supply Officer: B.S., 2010, Park University; M.A., 2011, Webster University
BRADLEY C. MAI (2012), Captain, U.S. Navy, Professor of Naval Science: B.S., 1985, United States Naval Academy; M.S, 1993, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MICHAEL MAYEUX (2013), Lieutenant, U.S. Navy, Assistant Professor: B.A., 2004, Louisiana State University
TRACY PERRY (2012), Major, U.S. Marine Corps, Assistant Professor: B.S., 1998, University of Florida; M.S., 2006, Naval Postgraduate School
QUINTON SHAW (2012), Staff Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps, Assistant Marine Officer Instructor: B.S., 2009, Park University
STEVEN SKRETKOWICZ (2011), Commander, U.S. Navy, Associate Professor: B.S., 1992, University of Memphis; M.S., 1999, Naval Postgraduate School
CHRISTOPHER WHITLEY (2013), Lieutenant, U.S. Navy, Assistant Professor: B.S., 2008, United States Naval Academy


LUVELL ANDERSON (2012), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2006, St. Louis University; Ph.D., 2011, Rutgers University
STEPHAN BLATTI (2008), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1997, Ohio State University; B.Phil., 2000, D.Phil., Oxford University
PLESHETTE DEARMITT (2006), Associate Professor, Chair: B.A., 1991 Duquesne University; M.A., 1997, Ph.D., 2006, DePaul 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
BILL E. LAWSON (2005), Distinguished Professor: B.A., 1975, M.A., 1977, Ph.D., 1980, University of North Carolina
MARY BETH MADER (2002), Professor: A.B., 1982, Smith College; Ph.D., 1998, University of Texas at Austin
THOMAS NENON (1985), Professor, Dean: B.A., 1972, Regis College; M.A., 1974, Boston College; Ph.D., 1983, University of Freiburg
HOKE ROBINSON (1981), Professor: B.A. 1969, George Washington University; M.A. 1971, University of Texas; Ph.D., 1978, State University of New York, Stony Brook
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
JOHN L. TIENSON (1987), Professor: B.A. 1963, University of California, Berkeley; M.A., 1966, Ph.D., 1970, University of Illinois, Urbana
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), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2000, M.A., 2004, University of Copenhagen; Ph.D., 2009, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt


DONALD R. FRANCESCHETTI (1979), Professor: B.S., 1969, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York; M.A., 1971, Ph.D., 1974, Princeton University
ELIZABETH GIRE (2010), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2001, University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., 2007, University of California, San Diego
M. SHAH JAHAN (1980), Professor, Chair: B.Sc. 1963, M.S., 1964, Rajshahi University (Bangladesh); Ph.D., 1977, University of Alabama
ALICE KOLAKOWSKA (1996), Senior Lecturer, Lambuth Campus: M.S., 1983, University of Gdansk; M.S., 1991, Ph.D., 1996, University of Western Ontario
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., University of Cambridge; M.S. 2006, Michigan Technological University; PhD., 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), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1995 University of Wales at Swansea; M.S., 1997, Ph.D., 2002, Cambridge University
JOAN T. SCHMELZ (1998), Professor: B.S., 1980, M.S., 1982, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Ph.D., 1987, Pennsylvania State University


MICHELLE L. BLISS (2011), Instructor: B.A., 2001, J.D., 2009, University of Memphis
NICOLE DETRAZ (2009), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2002, Louisiana State University; M.A., 2005, Ph.D., 2009, Colorado State University
ERIC GROENENDYK (2009), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2001, Ph.D., 2009, University of Michigan
DOUGLAS R. IMIG (1998), Professor: B.A., 1984, St. Mary's College of Maryland; M.A., 1986, Ph.D., 1991, Duke University
MATTHIAS KAELBERER (2004), Professor: B.A., University of Tubingen; M.A., 1991, Ph.D., 1997, Princeton University
J. HARVEY LOMAX (1977), Associate Professor: B.A. 1970, Furman University; M.A., 1973, Ph.D., 1979, University of Chicago
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), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2001, Marmara University; M.A., 2003, University of Indianapolis; Ph.D., 2008, University of Missouri
SHARON STANLEY (2006), Associate Professor: B.A., 1999, Dartmouth College; M.A., 2000, Ph.D., 2006, University of California, Berkeley
LEAH WELLS WINDSOR (2012), Instructor: B.A., 1998, Georgetown University; M.A., 2005, University of Memphis; Ph.D., 2012, University of Mississippi


FRANK ANDRASIK (2010), Distinguished Professor, Chair: B.A., 1971, Wright State University; M.S., 1973, Ph.D., 1979, Ohio University
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), Assistant 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
CHARLES DOUGLAS BLAHA (2003), Professor: B.A., 1976, University of California at Santa Barbara; Ph.D., 1986, University of Oregon
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
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
WILLIAM ORRINGTON DWYER (1969), Professor: B.A., 1964, College of Wooster; M.A., 1968, Ph.D., 1969, Southern Illinois University
THOMAS KEVIN FAGAN (1976), Professor: B.S.Ed., 1965, M.A., 1966, Ph.D., 1969, Kent State University
RANDY FLOYD (2001), Associate 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
ROGER JAMES KREUZ (1988), Professor, Associate Dean: B.A., 1983, University of Toledo; M.A., 1985, Ph.D., 1987, Princeton University
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
GUY MITTLEMAN (1990), Professor: B.A., 1978, M.S., 1981, Ph.D., 1985, University of Michigan
JAMES MURPHY (2006), Associate 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), Assistant 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
HELEN J.K. SABLE (2008), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1995, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; M.S., 1998, Kansas State University; Ph.D., 2001, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
LYNDA M. SAGRESTANO (2006), Associate Professor, Director, Center for Research on Women: B.S., 1988, Duke University; M.A., 1990, Ph.D., 1993, University of California, Berkeley
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), Associate Professor: B.A., 1980, LaSalle College; M.A., 1983, Ph.D., 1989, Memphis State University


SETH B. ABRUTYN (2011), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2000, Western Michigan University; M.A., 2004, San Diego State University; Ph.D., 2009, University of California-Riverside
MELISSA J. BAMFORD (2013), Instructor: B.A., 2007, North Carolina State University; M.S. 2010, Florida State University
MARY ANNE CALDWELL (2008), Instructor: B.A., 1969, University of Mississippi; M.A., 1973, Memphis State 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
ANDELA HUMPHREYS (2009), Instructor: B.A., 1994, M.A., 1996, University of Memphis
WESLEY L. JAMES (2009), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2001, University of Missouri-Columbia; M.A., 2004, Ph.D., 2009, Mississippi State University
MARTIN L. LEVIN (2007), Professor, Chair: S.B., 1958 Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., 1967, Johns Hopkins University
JENI LOFTUS (2012), Associate Professor: B.A., 1996, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities; M.A., 1999, Ph.D., 2004, Indiana University, Bloomington
ANNA S MUELLER (2011), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2002, Wellesley College; M.A., 2005, Ph.D., 2011, University of Texas at Austin
KENDRA MURPHY (2012), Instructor/Coordinator: B.A., 2003, University of Central Arkansas; M.A., 2007, University of Memphis
LARRY R. PETERSEN (1977), Professor: B.A., 1972, M.A., 1974, Ph.D., 1977, Washington State University
CAROL RAMBO (1993), Associate Professor: B.A., 1986, M.A., 1987, Ph.D., 1993, University of Florida
ZANDRIA ROBINSON (2012), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2003, M.A., 2005, University of Memphis; Ph.D., 2010, Northwestern University
WANDA RUSHING (1998), Professor: B.A., 1973, M.A., 1981, University of North Carolina, Greensboro; Ph.D., 1998, University of Tennessee
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 

STANLEY E. HYLAND, Ph.D., Head of School

CHARLES SANTO, Ph.D., Director

REZA BANAI (1983), Professor: B.Arch., 1973, Miami University; M.Arch., 1975, Virginia Polytechnic Institute; M.A., Ph.D., 1983, University of Pennsylvania
ANTONIO RACITI (2012), Visiting Assistant Professor: Master of Engineering and Architecture, 2009; Ph.D., 2012, University of Catania
KENNETH M. REARDON (2008), Professor: B.A., 1975, University of Massachusetts Amherst; M.A., Master of Urban Planning, 1982, Hunter College/CUNY; Ph.D., 1990, Cornel University
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
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

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


JOY A. CLAY (1990), Professor, Associate Dean: R.N., 1968, Illinois Masonic Hospital School of Nursing; B.A., 1971, University of Washington; M.A., 1974, Loyola University; Ph.D., 1991, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
DAVID N. COX (1978), Professor: B.A., 1965, Ball State University; M.A., 1968, University of Queensland; Ph.D., 1977, Indiana University
LEIGH HERSEY (2009), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1994, University of Georgia; M.Ed., 1997, Temple University; Ph.D., 2009, Arizona State University
MICHAEL HOWELL-MORONEY (2012), Associate Professor, Director: B.S., 1004, Northern Arizona University; M.B.A., 1998, Eastern University; Ph.D., 2002, University of Delaware
ERIN K. NEMENOFF (2013), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2000, University of Pittsburgh; M.P.A., 2006, Ph.D., 2013, University of Missouri-Kansas City
JASON SONNENFELT (2008), Instructor: B.A., 1999, Macalester College; M.P.A., 2001, University of Nebraska-Omaha
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
SHARON WROBEL (2010), Associate Professor: B.A., 1991, M.P.A., 1995, Arizona State University; M.S., 2000, Ph.D., 2005, University of Texas-Dallas


KENYA ANDERSON (2013), Instructor/Coordinator: B.A., 2000, University of Memphis; M.S.W., 2010, University of Tennessee-Knoxville
M. ELENA DELAVEGA (2011), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2006, University of Houston-Downtown; M.S.W., 2008, Ph.D., 2010, University of Houston
SUSAN ELSWICK (2012), Director of Graduate Field Placement: B.A., 2001, Coastal Carolina University; M.S.S.W., 2006, University of Tennessee; Ed.D., 2011, University of Memphis
JIM JONES (2012), Lecturer, Lambuth Campus: B.A., 1973, Harding College; B.S., 1974, Lambuth College; M.S.S.W., 1976, University of Tennessee-Memphis
ROBIN LENNON-DEARING (2010), Assistant Professor: B.S.W., 1996, M.S.W., 1998, University of South Florida; Ph.D., 2004, University of Georgia
SUSAN NEELY-BARNES (2010), Associate Professor: B.A., 1996, Duke University; M.S.W., 1999, Washington University; Ph.D., 2005, University of Washington
GARY F. SCHNEIDER (2004), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1970, North Dakota State University; M.S.S.W., 1988, University of Tennessee-Knoxville; Ed.D., 2010, University of Memphis
CATHERINE SIMMONS (2010), Assistant Professor: B.A., 1993, University of Delaware; M.Ed., 1996, Wilmington College; M.S.W., 1996, Delaware State University; Ph.D., 2006, University of Texas-Arlington
LAMONT SIMMONS (2012), Lecturer: B.S.W., 1998, M.S.W., 1999, Aurora University, Ed.D., 2013, University of Memphis
STEVEN SOIFER (2012), Professor, Chair: B.S., 1976, Xavier University; M.S.W., 1980, Washington University; Ph.D., 1988, Brandeis University
LAURA C. TAYLOR (2011), Director of Undergraduate Field Placement and Community Outreach: B.A., 1995, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana; M.S.W., 1997, Loyola University, Chicago
GREGORY WASHINGTON (2009), Associate 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