Dean's Announcements

The information below is provided by:

Abby Parrill-Baker, Dean | Email: aparrill@memphis.edu

College Updates

CAS New Chairs/Directors

  • Interim Chair of Anthropology – Wes James
  • Interim Chair of Computer Science – Scott Fleming
  • Director of Women’s Studies – Chrystal Goudsouzian
  • Pre-Award Coordinator – Madison Austin
  • Director of Development I – Knox Shelton
  • STEM Career Services Specialist – Joji Castillon
  • CAS Administrative Associate II - Stormey Warren


CAS New Faculty

First Name 

Last Name

Job Title


Erin  Mellett Assistant Professor Anthropology
Rachel Diner Assistant Professor Biological Sciences
Na Ra Shin Post-Doctoral Fellow Biological Sciences
Paige Ellestad Post Doctoral Fellow Biology
Philip Kohlmeier Assistant Professor Biology
Rongrong Shen Post-Doctoral Fellow Biology
Subhash Solanki Post Doctoral Fellow Biology
Terrence Sylvester Post-Doctoral Fellow Biology
Onoja Akpa Associate Professor of Teaching Biostatistics
Sungho Lee Post-Doctoral Fellow CERI
Madhusudhan Alle Post-Doctoral Fellow Chemistry
Qianyi Cheng Assistant Professor Chemistry
Madison Herbert Assistant Professor of Teaching Chemistry
Yiqin Hu Post Doctoral Fellow Chemistry
John Maiyo Post-Doctoral Fellow Chemistry
Tanei Ricks Assistant Professor  Chemistry
Taylor Santaloci Post-Doctoral Fellow Chemistry
Megan Simons Post Doctoral Fellow Chemistry
Atyeh Ashtari Assistant Professor City and Regional
Brandon  Booth Assistant Professor Computer Science
Kathryn Bridson Assistant Professor of Teaching Computer Science
Katherine  Mickelson Instructor Earth Sciences
Lindsay Helms Assistant Professor of Teaching English
Courtney Santo Assistant Professor  English
Adam Sneed Assistant Professor of Teaching English
Kendra Vanderlip Assistant Professor of Teaching English
Michelle Coffey Lambuth Assistant Professor of Teaching History
Amanda Gaggioli Assistant Professor History
Shelbi Kuhlmann Assistant Professor IIS
Kelsey Mankel Assistant Professor IIS
Li Yu Post Doctoral Fellow Interdisciplinary Studies
Iulia Sacui Sr Lecturer Lambuth Lambuth - Chemistry
Dheer Desai Post-Doctoral Fellow Mathematical Sciences
Baris Kopruluoglu Assistant Professor of Teaching Mathematical Sciences
Han Liu Post-Doctoral Fellow  Mathematical Sciences
Bhawesh Mishra Post-Doctoral Fellow Mathematical Sciences
Jameliah Shorter Bourhanou Assistant Professor Philosophy
Lucas Wade Assistant Professor of Teaching Physics
Gregory Doukas Post-Doctoral Fellow Political Science
Elizabeth Wellman Assistant Professor Political Science
Amanda Hasselle Post-Doctoral Fellow Psychology
Samira Saeirad Post-Doctoral Fellow Psychology
Joah Williams Assistant Professor Psychology
Rachael Rief Post-Doctoral Fellow Public Safety 
Joanna Boudreaux Assistant Professor of Teaching/Coordinator Sociology
Anthony Stone Assistant Professor Sociology
Patricia  Watson Post-Doctoral Fellow Sociology
Mark Woods Assistant Professor of Teaching Sociology
Kaori Fujii Assistant Professor of Teaching World Languages and Literatures