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

ERNEST A. RAKOW, Ph.D., Associate Dean
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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


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

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


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