Spring 2016 Doctoral Candidates

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Tiffany Parish Akin, PhD, English
  • Abdurrazzag Abdullah Alghammas, PhD, English
  • Mohammed Abdullah Alharbi, PhD, English
  • Corey L. Barnes, PhD, Philosophy
  • Sara Elizabeth Bebus, PhD, Biological Sciences
  • Jennifer Grace Brooks, PhD, English
  • Maria R. Carlenius, PhD, History
  • Jenny Jobe Demilio, PhD, History
  • Ali Dogan, PhD, Mathematical Sciences
  • Demba Fofana, PhD, Mathematical Sciences
  • Jeffrey Scott Frizzell, PhD, History
  • Rita M. Hall, PhD, History
  • Marygrace Elizabeth Hemme, PhD, Philosophy
  • Blake Carlton Jones, PhD, Biological Sciences
  • Merve Kester, PhD, Mathematical Sciences
  • Natalie Lewter Milliken, PhD, English
  • Asifa Qasim, PhD, English
  • Md Mahbubur Rahman, PhD, Computer Science
  • Rachel Leigh Smith, PhD, English
  • Yury Sokolov, PhD, Mathematical Sciences
  • Stefano Giuseppe Vincini, PhD, Philosophy
  • Thomas Eugene Watts III, PhD, Chemistry
  • Brian Anthony Young, PhD, Center for Earthquake Research and Information


  • Vladimir G. Ambartsoumian, PhD, Business Information & Technology
  • Willie Keith Story, PhD, Marketing and Supply Chain Management

college of communication and fine arts

  • Christopher Cody Curtis, DMA, Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music
  • Lora Geteva Gubanov, DMA, Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music
  • Cheryl Monique Rose Kelley-Henderson, PhD, Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music
  • Yan Mao, DMA, Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music
  • Perry Gerald Mears II, DMA, Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music
  • Daniel Michael Strawser, DMA, Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music


  • Katharina Barth, PhD, Counseling, Education Psychology and Research
  • Shelly Roush Burr, EdD, Instruction and Curriculum Leadership
  • Patricia Jane Easley, EdD, Leadership
  • Kimberlee Fair Josey, EdD, Instruction and Curriculum Leadership
  • Trainer B. Kern, EdD, Instruction and Curriculum Leadership
  • Thomas Kristian King, EdD, Instruction and Curriculum Leadership
  • Claire Louisa Knowles, EdD, Instruction and Curriculum Leadership
  • Cheryl Yvonne Lambert, EdD, Instruction and Curriculum Leadership
  • Lou Flowers Martin, EdD, Leadership
  • Tracy Deanne McAllister, EdD, Instruction and Curriculum Leadership
  • Rebecca H. Scott, EdD, Leadership
  • Tamala Boyd Shaw, EdD, Instruction and Curriculum Leadership
  • Laura Ann Bailey Smith, EdD, Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research
  • Trevor Thompson, EdD, Leadership
  • Jennifer T. Townes, EdD, Instruction and Curriculum Leadership
  • Clay Andrew Woemmel, EdD, Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research


  • Pouya Bashivan, PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Md Kamal Hossain, PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Md Maruf Hossain, PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Ruhi Mahajan, PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Alireza Naimi, PhD, Civil Engineering
  • Yongquan Zhou, PhD, Mechanical Engineering


  • Jason Robert Hodges, PhD, Public Health (Social and Behavioral Sciences)