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The College of Education, Health ans Human Sciences Faculty and Staff


DONALD WAGNER, Ed.D., Dean
ERNEST A. RAKOW, Ph.D., Associate Dean
MARTHA J. ALBERG, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for P-12 Programs
VIVIAN MORRIS, Ph.D., Assistant Dean
JOHN M. JOHNSON, Ph.D., Director of Assessment
BONNIE J. CUMMINGS, M.Ed., Recruitment Coordinator

 

COUNSELING, EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, AND RESEARCH
DOUGLAS STROHMER, Ph.D., Chair

SARA BRIDGES (2001), Associate Professor: B.S., 1990, Indiana University; M.S., 1995, Butler University; Ph.D., 1999, University of Memphis
PAMELA COGDAL (2002), Clinical Associate Professor: B.S., 1981, M.S., 1983, Ph.D., 1989, Southern Illinois University
YEH HSUEH (2000), Associate Professor: B.A., 1982, Beijing Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Ed.M., 1989, Ed.D., 1997, Harvard University
RICHARD KEITH JAMES (1977), Professor: B.S.E., 1964, M.Ed., 1966, Eastern Illinois University; Ph.D., 1974, Indiana State University
SUZANNE H. LEASE (1991), Associate Professor: B.A., 1984, Wartburg College; M.A., 1986, Ph.D., 1989, Southern Illinois University
OWEN RICHARD LIGHTSEY, JR. (1992), Associate Professor: B.S., 1978, M.S., 1982, University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., 1992, University of Maryland
DANIEL LUSTIG (2003), Associate Professor: B.A., 1975, University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.S.W., 1979, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor; M.A., 1984, Ph.D., 1995, University of Wisconsin-Madison
SUSAN MAGUN-JACKSON (1985), Associate Professor: B.S.E.T., 1984, M.S., 1985, Ph.D., 1996, University of Memphis
NANCY J. NISHIMURA (1993), Associate Professor: B.A., 1972, M.A., 1973, University of Washington, Seattle; Ed.D., 1991, University of Alabama
RONNIE PRIEST (1992), Associate Professor: B.B.A., 1979, Baruch College; M.A., 1984, University of Alabama, Birmingham; Ph.D., 1990, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
ERNEST A. RAKOW (1975), Professor, Associate Dean: B.S., 1964, Concordia Teachers College; M.A., 1967, Ph.D., 1974, University of Chicago
N. DEWAINE RICE (1975), Associate Professor: B.S., 1971, University of Central Arkansas; M.Ed., 1974, Ed.D., 1980, Memphis State University
KAREN WEDDLE-WEST (1989), Associate Professor, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies: B.S., 1976, M.S., 1977, Ph.D., 1982, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
ANNE BALEST-WHITE (2001), Instructor: B.B.A., 1984, University of Arkansas; M.S., 1990, University of Kentucky; Ph.D., University of Memphis

HEALTH AND SPORT SCIENCES
RICHARD J. BLOOMER, Ph.D., Chair

RICHARD BLOOMER (2004), Associate Professor, Chair: B.A., 1996, Buffalo State College; M.S., 1998, Ithaca College; Ph.D., 2003, University of North Carolina
RANDAL BUDDINGTON (2008), Research Professor: B.S., 1976, University of California-Riverside; M.S., 1978, Arizona State University-Tempe; Ph.D., 1983, University of California-Davis
DIANE K. COLEMAN (1982), Instructor, Campus School Physical Education Specialist: B.S., 1979, M.Ed., 1981, Memphis State University
BETH EGAN (2008), Instructor / Coordinator: B.S., 1992, M.S., 1994 Memphis State University 
WAYNE GUTCH (1980), Instructor: B.S., 1972, University of Tennessee, Martin; M.Ed., 1974, M.S., 1976, Memphis State University
MICHAEL G. HUFFMAN (1985), Associate Professor: B.S., 1978, M.S., 1980, Memphis State University; Ph.D., 1985, University of Utah
CAROL IRWIN (2001), Assistant Professor B.A., 1979, University of Northern Colorado; M.A., 1991, Kent State University
HARRIETTE LAVENUE (1967), Assistant Professor, Activity Program Coordinator: B.S., 1960, University of Tennessee, Martin; M.S., 1961, University of Tennessee; Ph.D., 1995, University of Mississippi
YUHUA LI (1994), Associate Professor: B.S., 1978, Shanghai Institute of P.E.; M.S., 1990, Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., 1993, Texas A & M University
LAWRENCE E. LILES (1975), Instructor, Racquetball Coach: B.S., 1974, M.S., 1975, Memphis State University
NATHAN MARTIN (2008), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1999, California Polytechnic State University; M.S., 2001, University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., 2007, University of New Mexico
BARBARA McCLANAHAN (2002), Associate Professor: B.S., 1981, M.S., 1983, Ed.D., 1990, University of Memphis; Ph.D., 1997, University of Mississippi
CHARLES J. MAZZONE (2003), Instructor: B.S., 1971, M.Ed., 1972, Memphis State University
ZSOLT MURLASITS (2009), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1998 Montclair State University; M.S., 2000, University of Memphis; Ph.D., 2005, West Virginia University
JEBOSE O. OKWUMABUA (1988), Professor: B.S., 1976, M.S., 1980, Memphis State University; Ph.D., 1985, University of New Mexico
ROBIN R. ROACH (1981), Associate Professor: B.S., 1976, Memphis State University; M.P.H., 1980, Tulane University; Ed.D., 1989, Vanderbilt University
SALLY ROSS (2008), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1988, M.S., 1995, Ph.D., 205, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
TIM RYAN (2007), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1992, Wheaton College: M.S., 1999, University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., 2007, Texas A&M University
BRIAN SCHILLING (2004), Associate Professor: B.S., 1997, Winona State University; M.S., 1999, Appalachian State University; Ph.D., 2004, University of Memphis
TERRA LISA SMITH (1997), Associate Professor: B.S., 1985, Cornell University; M.S., 1991, Ph.D., 1997 Oklahoma State University
SUSAN WAGNER (2009), Instructor: B.S., 1980, M.E., 1982, University of Cincinnati
STANLEY N. WALLS (1977), Assistant Professor, Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies and Internship Coordinator: B.S., 1973, M.Ed., 1976, Ed.D., 1991, Memphis State University
LAWRENCE W. WEISS (1986), Professor: B.S., 1974, Old Dominion University; M.Ed., 1974, Ed.D., 1979, University of Georgia
RUTH WILLIAMS (2008), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1980, M.S., 1982, University of Mississippi; Ed.D., 2001, University of Memphis

INSTRUCTION AND CURRICULUM LEADERSHIP
DEBORAH LOWTHER, Ed.D., Interim Chair

LEE ALLEN (2004), Associate Professor: B.A., 1981 College of Santa Fe; M.S., 1994, University of New Mexico; Ed.D., 2005, Pepperdine University
REBECCA S. ANDERSON (1993), Professor: B.A., 1974, High Point College; B.Ed., 1976, Brandon University; M.A., 1977, Ed.S., 1979, Appalachian State University; Ph.D., 1993, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
CELIA K. ROUSSEAU ANDERSON (2002), Associate Professor: B.S., 1991, University of Memphis: Ed.M., 1992, Harvard Graduate School of Education; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
JEFFREY BYFORD (2007), Associate Professor: B.S., 1994, M.Ed., 1995, Ph.D., 2002, University of Oklahoma
LAURA CASEY (2007), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1998, M.A., 2000, University of Alabama; M.S., 2003, Ph.D., 2006, Mississippi State University
FRAN T. CLARK (1997), Instructor: B.S.Ed., 1970, Southeast Missouri State University; M.S., 1995, Ed.D., 2003, University of Memphis
MARK CONLEY (2008), Associate Professor: B.A., 1972 University of Rochester; M.A.T., 1977, Cornell University; Ph.D., 1983, Syracuse University
BEVERLY CROSS (2006), Associate Professor, Lillian and Morris Chair of Excellence: B.S., 1979, Alabama A&M University; M.A., 1980, Ph.D., 1992, Ohio State University
BONNIE SHIELDS CUMMINGS (1983), Instructor / Coordinator: B.S., 1970, M.Ed., 1972, Memphis State University
E. SUTTON FLYNT (2004), Professor, Director of Teacher Education: B.S.Ed., 1971, M.S., 1975, University of Southern Mississippi; Ed.D., 1979, University of Georgia
DUANE M. GIANNANGELO (1972), Professor: B.S., 1964, Edinboro State College; M.Ed., 1967, University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D., 1972, University of Iowa
MICHAEL M. GRANT (2002), Associate Professor: B.S., 1994, MINEd., 1996, Clemson University; Ph.D., 2002, University of Georgia
ALLISON HENWARD (2010), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2002, Northern Arizona University; M.Ed.,2005, Ph.D., 2010, Arizona State University
JOHN M. JOHNSTON (1984), Professor: B.S., 1969, University of Texas; M.S., 1974, University of Tennessee; Certificate of Advanced Study, 1975, University of Chicago; Ph.D., 1978, Ohio State University
SHIRLEY G. KEY (2002), Associate Professor: B.A., 1971, Gusfavus Adolphus College; M.Ed., 1982, Texas Southern University; Ed.D., 1995, University of Houston
DEBORAH L. LOWTHER (1991), Associate Professor, Interim Chair: B.S., 1980, M.A., 1988, University of Texas at El Paso; Ph.D., 1994, Arizona State University
TREY MARTINDALE (2005), Associate Professor: B.A., M.S., Texas A&M University; Ed.D., Texas Tech University 
LAURIE MACGILLIVRAY (2006), Associate Professor: B.A., 1986, Rice University; M.A., 1987, Austin College; Ed.D., 1992, University of Houston
CLIF MIMS (2005), Associate Professor: B.A., 1993, M.Ed., 1994, Harding University; Ph.D., 2004, University of Georgia
VIVIAN G. MORRIS (1992), Professor: B.A., 1962, M.A., 1969, Alabama A&M University; Ph.D., 1973, Peabody College
RENEE MURLEY (2006), Clinical Assistant Professor: B.S., 1993, M.Ed., 1995, Freed-Hardemen University; Ed.D., 2003, University of Memphis
JILL NORVELL (2006), Instructor: B.A., 1976, M.A., 1980, University of Memphis
LINDA PAGE (2006), Instructor: B.S., 1975, Lambuth College; M.Ed., 1981, Memphis State University; D.E.L., 2005, Union University
MARY RANSDELL (2002), Clinical Associate Professor: B.S., 1982, University of Southern Indiana; M.A., 1986, Indiana State University-Terre Haute; Ed.D., 2001, University of Kentucky-Lexington
JERRIE L.C. SCOTT (1996), Professor: B.S., 1965, University of Toledo; M.A., 1974, Ph.D., 1976, University of Michigan
SATOMI I. TAYLOR (1993) Professor: B.A., 1970, Meijigakuin University; M.A., 1988, San Francisco State University; Ph.D., 1992, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

LEADERSHIP
LARRY MCNEAL, Ph.D. Chair

REGINALD L. GREEN (1996), Professor: B.S., 1962, Tennessee State University; M.E., 1967, Memphis State University; Ed.D., 1975, University of Missouri, Columbia
BARBARA K. MULLINS-NELSON (1993) Professor: B.S., 1986, Iowa State University; M.S., 1988, Ph.D., 1992, Florida State University
PATRICIA H. MURRELL (1970), Professor: B.A., 1956, Millsaps College; M.Ed., 1966, Ed.D., 1968, University of Mississippi
LARRY MCNEAL (2003), Professor, Chair: B.A., 1975, Dakota Wesleyan; M.A., 1976, University of Iowa; M.S., 1989, Ph.D., 1990, University of Wisconsin