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Faculty and Staff

The Department of Leadership (DOL) distinguished faculty members conduct leading-edge research that brings the very latest thinking on leadership practices to classrooms, higher education institutions, and organizations. You will have opportunities to interact closely with the eminent scholars on our faculty and to benefit from their strong networks with local, national, and international connections.

Department of Leadership Faculty

Dr. William Akey 
Clinical Professor
HIAD Program Coordinator
Chair's Faculty Fellow
Office Location: 123 Ball Hall
901-678-3993
wakey@memphis.edu

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Dr. Eric Bailey II
Associate Dean of Students, Loewenberg College of Nursing
Affiliate Faulty Member, Higher & Adult Education
eabailey@memphis.edu

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Dr. Colton Cockrum
Assistant Vice Provost, Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Accreditation, & Academic Assessment
Affiliate Faulty Member, Higher & Adult Education
ccockrum@memphis.edu

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Dr. Charisse Gulosino
Associate Professor of Leadership & Policy Studies
Office Location: 123G Ball Hall
901.678.5217
cglosino@memphis.edu

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Dr. Edith Gnanadass
Assistant Professor of Higher & Adult Education
Office Location: 123B Ball Hall
901.678.1167
e.gnanadass@memphis.edu

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Dr. Wendy Griswold
Assistant Professor of Higher & Adult Education
Director, Center for the Study of Higher Education
Office Location: 123 Ball Hall
901.678.5439
wgrswold@memphis.edu

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Dr. Darla Keel
Interim Vice Provost for Enrollment Services and University Registrar
Affiliate Faulty Member, Higher & Adult Education
darkeel@memphis.edu

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Dr. Steven Nelson
Associate Professor of Leadership & Policy Studies
Office Location: 123F Ball Hall
901.678.2368
slnlson3@memphis.edu

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Dr. R. Eric Platt
Department Chair
Associate Professor of Higher and Adult Education
Office Location: 123 Ball Hall
901.678.4229
replatt@memphis.edu

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Dr. Derrick Robinson
Assistant Professor of Leadership and Policy Studies
Office Location: 123A Ball Hall
901.678.4124
drbnsn28@memphis.edu

 

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Dr. Adam Walker
Executive Associate Athletic Director for Administration
Affiliate Faulty Member, Higher & Adult Education
awalker9@memphis.edu

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Department of Leadership Staff

 

Janet Robbins
Administrative Associate I
Office Location: 123 Ball Hall
901.678.2797
jcrbbins@memphis.edu

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