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University of North Carolina at Asheville    
 
    
 
  Sep 22, 2017
 
2010-2011 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty


   

2010-2011 Faculty

   
Elena Adell (2006) Assistant Professor of Spanish
Licenciatura, The University of Valladolid, Spain; M.A., Ph.D., The University of Georgia
   
Cheryl S. Alderman (1993) NCSU Lecturer in Industrial Engineering
B.A., Mount Holyoke College; M.S., University of Massachusetts; M.E., North Carolina State University
   
Noah W. Allen III (2003) Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.M., North Carolina School of the Arts; B.A., B.S., M.S., University of North Carolina at Wilmington; Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
Gwen McNeill Ashburn (1989) Professor of Literature and Language
A.B., Queens College; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
Leigh Louis Atkinson Jr. (1989) Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.A., University of Mississippi; M.A., Ph.D., Dartmouth College
   
C. Patrick Bahls (2005) Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S. University of Denver; M.S. Vanderbilt University; Ph.D. Vanderbilt University
   
Ellen R. Bailey (2005) Lecturer in French and Spanish
B.S. Wake Forest University; M.A. University of Delaware
   
Patricia C. Baldwin (2007) Assistant Professor of Mass Communication
B.J. and M.A., University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., University of North Texas
   
Judith Ann Beck (1999) Lecturer in Physics
B.A., Williams College; M.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
Tamie T. Beldue (2008)  Assistant Professor of Art
B.F.A, Columbus College of Art & Design; M.F.A, University of Cinncinnati
   
Christopher Ross Bell (1989)  Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., University of California at Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
   
Charles Aycock Bennett Jr. (1982)  Professor of Physics
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University
   
Robert C. Berls (2005)  Assistant Professor of Drama
A.A. Colby College; B.A. Emporia State University; M.A. Bowling Green State University; M.F.A. Michigan State University
   
Joseph Chaffin Berryhill (2002)  Associate Professor of Psychology 
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., University of South Carolina  
   
Kenneth A. Betsalel (1990)  Professor of Political Science
B.A., M.A., Brandeis University; Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley
   
Michelle L. Bettencourt (2004) Assistant Professor of Spanish
B.A., San Diego State University; M.A., Monterey Institute of International Studies, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
   
Agya Boakye-Boaten (2010) Assistant Professor of Africana Studies
B.A., University of Ghana-Legon; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio University 
   
Laura Bond (1998) Associate Professor of Drama
B.F.A., Kutztown University; M.F.A., Syracuse University
   
Randy Alan Booker (1986) Professor of Physics
B.A., Rice University; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University  
   
Ida Bostian (2004) Assistant Professor of Drama
B.A., Catawba College; M.F.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
   
Gregory Boudreaux (2001) Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Loyola University; M.S., University of Southwestern Louisiana; Ph.D., University of Louisiana at Lafayette
   
Robert Bowen (1993) Associate Professor of Drama
B. A., University of Southern Colorado; M.F.A., University of Texas at Austin
   
Laura K. Bowers (2007) Lecturer in Chemistry
B.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.S., North Carolina State University
   
Janet W. Bowman (2006) Clinical Associate Professor of Education
B.S. and M.S., Tuskegee University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
   
Mark Joseph Boyd (1985) Associate Professor of Computer Science
B.S., Florida State University; M.S., Wichita State University; Ph.D., University of Colorado
   
E. Keith Bramlett (1982) Lecturer in Sociology
B.A., University of North Alabama  
   
Jarvis Dean Brock (1990) Professor of Computer Science
B.A., Duke University; M.S., Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
   
Kim Trask Brown (2005) Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., UNC Asheville; M.A., Ed.S., Ed.D., Western Carolina University
   
Tracy Lewis Brown (1985) Professor of Psychology
B.A., Hastings College; M.A., University of Nebraska; Ph.D., Michigan State University
   
Shirley Collins Browning (1970) Professor of Economics
B.S., M.S., University of Kentucky; Ph.D., University of Connecticut
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Rebecca F. Bruce (1996) Professor of Computer Science
B.S., University of Texas at El Paso; M.S., Stanford University; M.S., Ph.D., New Mexico State University
   
William Edward Bruce (1971) Professor of Psychology
A.B., Stanford University; M.A., Brandeis University; Ph.D., University of Chicago
   
Melissa Burchard (1997) Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., M.A., San Jose State University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota
   
Lyn Ellen Burkett (2010) Assistant Professor of Music

B.A., University of Central Florida; M.M., Ithaca College; Ph.D., Indiana University

Brian Edgar Butler (2000) Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.F.A., Otis College of Art and Design; M.F.A., M.A., Ph.D., Claremont University; J.D., University of Chicago
   
Sandra Pappas Byrd (1988) Associate Professor of Education
B.A., Salem College; M.A., Western Carolina University; Ed.D., University of South Carolina
   
Grace Gordon Campbell (1999) Lecturer in Humanities
B.A., University of Colorado at Boulder; M.L.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville
   
Cynthia Marie Canejo (2006) Assistant Professor of Art
B.F.A., University of Michigan; M.A., San Francisco State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
   
Peter James Caulfield (1987) Professor of Literature and Language
B.S., M.A., Eastern Michigan University; D.A., University of Michigan
   
Cynthia Anne Chadwick (2000) Lecturer in Literature and Language
B.A., Norwich University; M.A., M.F.A., Goddard College  
   
Rodney Reid Chapman (2004) Lecturer in Education
B.A., M.Ed., University of North Carolina at Greensboro  
   
Richard Steven Chess (1989) Professor of Literature and Language
B.A., Glassboro State College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida
   
Evelyn S. Chiang (2007) Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., New College; M.A.E. and Ph.D., University of Florida  
   
Hugh David Clarke (2000) Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Wisconsin at Madison; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
   
Curtis A. Cloninger (2003) Assistant Professor in Multimedia Arts and Sciences
B.A., The University of the South; M.F.A., Maine College of Art
   
Karen Martin Cole (1995) Associate Professor of Education
B.S., Mississippi State University; M.A., University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., University of Alabama
   
Linda Cornett (1997) Associate Professor of Political Science
B.A., Transylvania University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington
   
Eileen Mary Crowe (1999) Lecturer in Literature and Language
B.A., LeMoyne College; M.A., Western Carolina University
   
Joseph Kenneth Daugherty (1981) Professor of Computer Science
B.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., University of Maryland
   
Tom Forest Davenport III (1988) Professor of Physics
B.A., Rice University; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University
   
Duane H. Davis (1998) Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Purdue University; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
   
Mary Beth Decatur (1995) Lecturer in Education
B.A., University of Tennessee at Knoxville; M.A., Winthrop University
   
Brian K. Dennison (2004) Professor of Physics
Glaxo Wellcome Distinguished Professorship in Undergraduate Science Research
 B.S., University of Louisville; M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University
   
Virginia Taylor Derryberry (1996) Professor of Art
B.A., Vanderbilt University, M.A., Peabody College; M.F.A., University of Tennessee at Knoxville
   
Brad H. DeWeese (2006) Lecturer in Health & Wellness
B.S., M.S., Western Carolina University  
   
Donald Lee Diefenbach (1995) Associate Professor of Mass Communication
B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.S., Ph.D., Syracuse University
   
Sonya R. DiPalma Assistant Professor of Mass Communication
B.A., Fairmont State College; M.S., West Virginia University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
   
Lothar Albrecht Dohse (1985) Professor of Mathematics
B.S., University of New Orleans; M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University
   
Margaret Josephine Downes (1981) Professor of Literature and Language
B.A., LeMoyne College; M.A., Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., Florida State University
   
James A. Driggers Jr. (2004)  Lecturer in Literature and Language
B.A., University of Georgia; M.F.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
   
Ann Dunn Lecturer in Humanities
B.A. Indiana University; M.L.A. University of North Carolina at Asheville
   
Robert Dunning (1988) Professor of Art
B.F.A., East Carolina University; M.F.A., Indiana University
   
Dorothy Dvorsky-Rohner (1996) Associate Professor of Classics
B.F.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado  
   
Dolores Marie Eggers (1999) Associate Professor of Environmental Studies
B.S., Western Washington University; M.S.P.H., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
Oguz Erdur (2010) Assistant Professor of Sociology
B.A., Bogazici University; M.S., Bogazici University; Ph.D., Columbia University
   
Gary R. Ettari (2004) Associate Professor of Literature and Language
B.A., Brigham Young University; M.F.A., Ph.D., University of Washington
   
Yusef Fahmy (2002) Teaching Associate Professor in Materials Science and Engineering (NCSU)
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University  
   
Brandie L. Fariss (2005) Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies 
B.S. University of Tulsa; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Jane K. Fernandes (2008) Professor of Education
B.A. Trinity College; M.A., Ph. D., The University of Iowa  
   
Alycia Fogle (2008) Assistant Professor of Management
B.S., The University of Mississippi; M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville
   
Patrick S. Foo (2004) Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.S., University of Colorado, Boulder; Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University
   
Lauren M. Fordyce (2009) Visiting Lecturer in Sociology
B.A., University of North Carolina at Wilmington; M.A., University of Florida; Ph.D., University of Florida
   
Jeffrey R. Foreman (2008) Assistant Professor of Management
B.S., Appalachian State University; M.B.A., Western Carolina University; Ph.D., Georgia State University
   
Timothy Gordon Forrest (1996) Professor of Biology
B.S., Florida Southern College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida
   
Volker Karl Frank (1996) Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A., University of Tubingen; M.A., University of Florida; Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
   
Lisa Friedenberg (1977) Professor of Psychology
B.A., University of Rochester; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University
   
Melodie G. Galloway (2006) Assistant Professor of Music
B.M., Appalachian State University; M.M., Florida State University, D.M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
   
John Eric Gant (2000) Assistant Professor of Spanish
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
Kathleen C. Garbe (2005) Associate Professor of Health and Wellness
B.S. University of Wisconsin; M.S. Illinois State University; Ph.D. Texas Women’s University
   
Ellen S. Garrison (2010) Lecturer in Health and Wellness

B.S., East Carolina University; M.Ed., The University of Toledo

Marcia Jo Ghidina (1992) Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A., Drake University; M.A., Ph.D., University of New Hampshire
   
Mark P. Gibney (1998) Professor of Political Science
   Belk Distinguished Professor in the Humanities
B.A., Boston College; J.D., Villanova University; Ph.D., University of Michigan
   
David P. Gillette (2008) Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
B.S., Bates College; M.S., Emporia State University; Ph.D. University of Oklahoma
   
John Michael Gillum (1967) Professor of Literature and Language
B.A., Stetson University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison
   
Christopher M. Godfrey (2007) Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Sciences
B.S., Cornell University; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
   
Michael E. Gouge (2001) Lecturer in Mass Communication
B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville; M.A., University of Alabama
   
Archer R. Gravely (1996) Research Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.S., Ed.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University; M.Ed., North Carolina State University
   
William Henry Haas III (1980) Professor of Sociology
B.A., M.A., Valparaiso University; Ph.D., University of Florida
   
Rebecca E. Hale (2009) Assistant Professor of Biology
B.A., Oberlin College; M.S., University of Florida; Ph.D., University of Florida
   
Lei Han (2003) Associate Professor of Multimedia Arts and Sciences
B.A., Shenzhen University, China; M.F.A., Memphis College of Art
   
Alan Mark Hantz (1984) Professor of Mass Communication
B.A., Clarion University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Illinois State University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University
   
Grant Ricardo Hardy (1994) Professor of History and Religious Studies
B.A., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Yale University 
   
Mark Lee Harvey (1996) Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., University of Iowa; M.S., Ph.D., Colorado State University
   
Janine M. Haugh (2010) Assistant Professor of Mathematics

B.S., University of New Hampshire; M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Tommy Hays (2006) Lecturer in Literature and Language
B.A., Furman University; M.F.A., Warren Wilson College
   
George Lance Heard (1999) Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S.., Melbourne University; Ph.D., University of Tasmania
   
Christopher C. Hennon (2005) Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Sciences
B.A., Miami University; M.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., Ohio State University
   
Melissa Jayne Himelein (1992) Professor of Psychology
A.B., Brown University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky
   
Daniel A. Hinchliffe (2007) Lecturer in Accounting
B.A., Albion College; M.B.A., University of Dayton
   
Cynthia Olson Ho (1992) Professor of Literature and Language
B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.Ed., Northeastern Oklahoma State University; M.A., University of Arkansas; Ph.D., University of Maryland
   
Blake Hobby (2003) Assistant Professor of Literature and Language
B.M., Stetson University; M.H., University of Dallas; Ph.D., University of Miami
   
Lora Louise Holland (2002) Associate Professor of Classics
B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
Bert E. Holmes (1998) Professor of Chemistry
   Carson Distinguished Professor in the Sciences
B.S., B.A., College of Emporia; Ph.D., Kansas State University 
   
Herman L. Holt Jr. (1998) Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Kenyon College; M.S., Furman University; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
   
Brian S. Hook (2001) Associate Professor of Classics
B.A., University of South Carolina; Ph.D., Duke University
   
David Brendan Hopes (1983) Professor of Literature and Language
B.A., Hiram College; M.A., Ph.D., Syracuse University
   
Brenda Buchanan Hopper (1990) Lecturer in Education
   Director, Teaching Fellows Program
B.S., M.A., Western Carolina University
   
Jonathan L. Horton (2003) Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.S., Appalachian State University; Ph.D., Northern Arizona University
   
Lori Horvitz (1998) Associate Professor of Literature and Language
B.F.A., State University of New York at Purchase; M.F.A., City University of New York, Brooklyn College; Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany
   
Huo-Jin Huang (1984) Professor of Atmospheric Sciences
B.S., National Taiwan University; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University
   
Holly K. Iglesias (2007) Lecturer in Master of Liberal Arts Program
B.A., Loyola University; M.A., University of Miami; Ph.D. Florida State University
   
Charles Greene James Jr. (1984) Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville; M.S., Clemson University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina
   
Deborah Grier James (1984) Professor of Literature and Language
B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville; M.A., Clemson University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina
   
Edward E. Johnson (2004) Lecturer in Mathematics
B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville; M.S., University of South Carolina
   
Sarah M. Judson (1997) Associate Professor of History
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A., Ph.D., New York University
   
Samuel R. Kaplan (1999) Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., Boston University
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Edward Joseph Katz (1992) Professor of Literature and Language
B.A., University of Washington; B.S., Michigan State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Rochester
   
Heidi Joan Helen Kelley (1990) Professor of Sociology
B.A., Lawrence University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington
   
Caroline K. Kennedy (2007) Lecturer in Biology
B.S., University of North Carolina at Asheville; M.S. Southeastern Louisiana University
   
Wayne Joseph Kirby (1987) Professor of Music
B.M., Juilliard School; M.M., Yale University; D.A., New York University
   
Lisé Kloeppel (2008) Assistant Professor of Drama
B.S., Missouri State University; M.F.A., Arizona State University
   
Jeffrey Michael Konz (1996) Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., Iowa State University; M.A., University of Kentucky; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
Gregg Alan Kormanik (1983) Professor of Biology
A.B., Hiram College; Ph.D., University of Miami
   
Mark A. Koven (2009) Assistant Professor of Art
B.A., Florida International University; M.F.A., University of Miami
   
Keith Eric Krumpe (1992) Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Allegheny College; Ph.D., Emory University
   
James Robert Kuhlman (1999) Associate Professor of Library Research
B.A., University of Louisville; M.L.S., George Peabody College for Teachers; M.A., University of Georgia
   
Amy Joy Lanou Associate Professor of Health & Wellness
B.S., University of California; Ph.D., Cornell University
   
Bruce Dean Larson (1983) Professor of Economics
B.A., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
Pamela Laughon (1989) Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University
   
Heon Cheol Lee (1994) Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A., Han Nam University, Lynchburg College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University
   
Jimin Lee (2008) Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Kyungpook National University; M.S., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Charlotte
   
Erica A. Locklear (2008)  Assistant Professor of Literature and Language
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.S., Utah State University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University
   
Keya Maitra (2002) Associate Professor of Philosophy
M.A., Visva Bharati University; M.Phil., University of Hyderabad; Ph.D., University of Connecticut
   
Sandra Cheshire Malicote (1984) Professor of French
B.A., Butler University; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University
   
Mary Lynn Manns (1982) Associate Professor of Management
B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.B.A., Western Carolina University; M.S., University of Colorado; Ph.D. DeMontfort University
   
Charles M. Massey (1985) Lecturer in Computer Science
B.A., University of South Florida; M.S., Florida State University
   
Lyubov Massie (2006) Lecturer in Physics
M.S., Simferopol State University
   
Leah Greden Mathews (1998) Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., Marquette University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota
   
Sarah Lasher Mayes (1986) Lecturer in Accountancy
B.A., B.S., M.B.A., Western Carolina University
   
John Mackey McClain (1999) Lecturer in Humanities
B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
Patricia Prescott McClellan (1985) Lecturer in Mathematics
B.A., Randolph-Macon Woman’s College; M.A.Ed., Western Carolina University
   
Mark McClure (1997) Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Ph.D., Ohio State University
   
James Edward McGlinn (1984) Professor of Education
B.A., M.A., Ed.D., University of Kansas
   
Jeanne Marie McGlinn (1988) Professor of Education
B.A., Clarke College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas
   
Christopher H. McKee (2006) Lecturer in Multimedia Arts and Sciences
B.F.A., Auburn University; M.F.A., Mississippi State University
   
Claudel Brooks McKenzie (1981) Professor of Accountancy
B.S., Mars Hill College; M.B.A., Western Carolina University
   
Charles M. McKnight (1995) Associate Professor of Music
B.M., Stetson University; M.M., Yale University; Ph.D., Cornell University
   
Seamus Patrick McNerney (2000) Lecturer in Humanities
B.A., University of Colorado; M.L.A., St. John’s College
   
Thomas E. Meigs (2003) Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., Western Carolina University; Ph.D., Stanford University
   
Douglas K. Miller (2004) Associate Professor of Atmospheric Sciences
B.S., Ph.D., Purdue University; M.S., University of Washington
   
John William Miller Jr. (1989) Professor of Environmental Studies
B.S., M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Ph.D., University of Georgia
   
Sophie Jane Victoria Mills (1994) Professor of Classics
B.A., M.A., Somerville College; Ph.D., University of Oxford
   
Katherine K. H. Min (2007) Assistant Professor of Literature and Language
B.A., Amherst College; M.S., Columbia University
   
Kevin Keith Moorhead (1992) Professor of Environmental Studies
B.A., Warren Wilson College; M.S., Ohio State University; Ph.D., University of Florida
   
Merritt Wayne Moseley Jr. (1978) Professor of Literature and Language
  NEH Distinguished Professor in the Humanities
B.A., Huntingdon College; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
Margaret Moss (2010) Assistant Professor of Education

B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A., Appalachian State University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Dolly Jenkins Mullen (1989) Associate Professor of Political Science
B.A., Morgan State University; M.A., Atlanta University; Ph.D., Clark Atlanta University
   
Dwight Bernard Mullen (1984) Professor of Political Science
B.A., Loma Linda University; M.A., Ph.D., Atlanta University
   
Gary Bernard Nallan (1988) Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., New York University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky
   
Michael F. Neelon (2006) Assistant Professor of Psychology 
B.A., Pomona College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
   
Linda Lewis Nelms (1978) Professor of Management
B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville; M.B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
Christopher W. Nicolay (2001) Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., Kansas State University; M.A., University of Kansas; Ph.D., Kent State University
   
Pamela Jean Nickless (1983) Professor of Economics
B.S., Indiana State University; M.S, Ph.D., Purdue University
   
Stephanie F. Novak (2010) Lecturer in Health and Wellness

B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.S., American University

Afaf Bushra Omer (1995) Associate Professor of Sociology
M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan
   
Donna B. Parsons (2004) Lecturer in Management
B.A., North Carolina State University; M.B.A., University of Tennessee
   
Steven Curtis Patch (1984) Professor of Mathematics
B.A., University of Connecticut; M.S., Ph.D., Clemson University
   
Rodger M. Payne (2007) Associate Professor of Religious Studies
B.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte; M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Virginia
   
Ellen H. Pearson (2003) Associate Professor of History
B.A., Spring Hill College; M.A., University of New Orleans; M.A., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
   
David Eugene Peifer (1994) Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Northeastern University; Ph.D., University of Illinois
   
Karin Elizabeth Peterson (1999) Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A., Randolph-Macon Woman’s College; Ph.D., University of Virginia
   
James Walker Petranka (1988) Professor of Biology
B.S., Auburn University; M.S., Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky
   
Daniel Smith Pierce (1999) Professor of History
B.S., Western Carolina University; M.A., University of Alabama; Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville
   
Cathy Renee Pons (1995) Professor of French
B.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University
   
Alan Keith Ray (1988) Associate Professor of Health and Wellness
B.S., Greensboro College; M.A.Ed., Western Carolina University; Ed.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
Susan L. Reiser (1995) Lecturer in Multimedia Arts and Sciences
B.S., Duke University; M.S., University of South Carolina
   
Barbara Christian Reynolds (2000) Associate Professor of Environmental Studies
B.A., Earlham College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia
   
Matthew Emmett Richmond (2010) Lecturer in Music

B.M., Middle Tennessee State University; M.M., Ithaca College

Tracey Kathlene Rizzo (1995) Associate Professor of History
B.A., Willamette University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oregon
   
Reed A. Roig (2009) Assistant Professor of Accounting
B.B.A., Kent State University; M.B.A., Cleveland State University; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
   
Maria Rosenbaun-Bodie (2005) Lecturer in Spanish
M.A., Universidad Nacional de Cordoba
   
Irene Mackun Rossell (1993) Professor of Environmental Studies
B.A., Wellesley College; M.S., West Virginia University; Ph.D., State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
   
Michael Joseph Ruiz (1978) Professor of Physics
B.S., St. Joseph’s College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Maryland
   
Leisa A. Rundquist (2007) Assistant Professor of Art
B.F.A. and M.A., University of Illinois, Urbana; Ph.D., University of North Carolina
   
Nancy M. Bell Ruppert (2002) Associate Professor of Education
B.A., Warren Wilson College; M.A. Ed., Western Carolina University; Ed.S., Ed.D., University of Florida
   
Lorena Love Russell (2002) Associate Professor of Literature and Language
B.A., M.L.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
William Alan Sabo (1979) Professor of Political Science
B.A., Purdue University; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
Pedro A. Sandin (2008) Lecturer in Spanish
B.A., University of Puerto Rico; M.A., Georgetown University; M.A., Evangelical Seminary; Ph.D., Emory University
   
Bryan Schaffer (2003) Associate Professor of Management
B.S.B.A, University of Florida; M.B.A., Georgia State University; Ph.D., University of Georgia
   
Jason M. Schmeltzer (2005) Lecturer in Chemistry
B.S., Case Western University; Ph.D., Purdue University
   
Constance A. Schrader (1997) Lecturer in Health and Fitness
B.A., Cornell University; M.A., Mills College
   
Mark Alan Sidelnick (1993) Associate Professor of Education
B.S., M.Ed., Millersville University of Pennsylvania; M.A., University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D., Purdue University
   
Anne E. Slatton (2004) Lecturer in Mass Communication
B.A., Smith College; M.F.A., University of Georgia
   
Melissa Anne Smith (2006) Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Clark University; M.A., University of Connecticut; Ph.D., Clark University
   
Ronald W. Sousa (2005) Lecturer in Spanish
A.B., University of California at Berkley; M.A., University of California at Berkley; Ph.D., University of California at Berkley
   
William Mark Spellman (1988) Professor of History
B.S., Suffolk University; Ph.D., Syracuse University
   
Robert A. Spicuzza (2003) Lecturer in Mathematics
B.S., Worcester Polytechnic Institute; M.S., Ph.D., University of Connecticut
   
David Arthur Steele (1990) Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Clearwater Christian College; M.A., Ph.D., University of South Florida
   
Henry Raymond Stern (1975) Professor of German
A.B., St. Peter’s College; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University
   
John Gehret Stevens (1968) Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University
   
Micheal T. Stratton (2010) Assistant Professor of Management

B.A., Western New England College; M.P.A., Ph.D., University of Albany-SUNY

Surain Subramaniam (2001) Associate Professor of Political Science
B.A., Muhlenberg College; M.A., Ph.D., University of South Carolina
   
Dorothy Randall Sulock (1976) Lecturer in Mathematics
B.S., Glassboro State College; M.A., University of Virginia
   
Joseph Michael Sulock Jr. Professor of Economics
B.S., St. Joseph’s College; Ph.D., University of Virginia
   
Robert C. Tatum (2004) Assistant Professor of Economics
B.S., Centre College; M.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., Indiana University
   
Laurel Lynn Taylor (2010) Lecturer in Art and Classics

B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A., Florida State University; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Ana Teixeira (2010) Visiting Assistant Professor in Portuguese
B.A., M.A., Brigham Young University; M.A., Brown University
   
Eric Tomberlin (2010) Assistant Professor of Art

B.A., Brooks Institute of Photography; M.F.A., University of Texas at Austin  

Samer Traboulsi (2005) Assistant Professor of History
B.A., American University of Beirut; M.A. Princeton University; Ph.D., Princeton University
   
Gretchen Lee Trautmann (1999) Associate Professor of Spanish
B.A., University of Washington; M.A., Ph.D., University of Georgia
   
Robert D. Tynes (1987) Professor of Art
B.A., Rhodes College; M.F.A., East Carolina University
   
Ted J. Uldricks (1979) Professor of History
A.B., University of California at Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University
   
Lorraine Walsh (2002) Associate Professor of Multimedia Arts and Sciences
B.F.A., Parsons School of Design; M.F.A., University of Pennsylvania
   
Scott E. Walters (1998) Associate Professor of Drama
B.A., University of Minnesota; M.S., Illinois State University, Ph.D., City University of New York
   
Jennifer Rhode Ward (2007) Assistant Professor of Biology
B.A., St. Mary’s College of Maryland; Ph.D., College of William & Mary
   
Sally A. Wasileski (2005) Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Juniata College; Ph.D., Purdue University
   
Ann Lenore Weber (1978) Professor of Psychology
B.A., Catholic University of America; M.A., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University (1978)
   
Charles T. Weinberg Lecturer in Music
B.S. Duke University  
   
Alice Adelaide Weldon (1995) Professor of Spanish
B.A., Duke University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland
   
Mark Douglas West (1988) Professor of Mass Communication
B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
Matthew Thomas West (2010) Lecturer in Art

B.F.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville; M.F.A., Clemson University

Anita White-Carter (1984) Associate Professor of Library Science
  Public Services Librarian
B.A., Bennett College; M.L.S., M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh
   
Catherine Lorena Whitlock (1999) Lecturer in Mathematics
B.S., Salem College; M.S., North Carolina State University
   
Jeffrey D. Wilcox (2007) Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
B.S., Hope College; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison
   
Frances Elizabeth Wilson (1985) Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
Gordon A. Wilson (1997) Professor of Philosophy
B.A., M.A., Notre Dame Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., Tulane University
   
Jason R. Wingert (2008) Assistant Professor of Health and Wellness
B.S., M.P.T., University of Missouri at Columbia; Ph.D., Washington University
   
Megan M. Wolfe (1997) Associate Professor of Art
B.F.A., University of Miami and Kansas City Art Institute; M.A., University of South Carolina; M.F.A., New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University
   
John Colman Wood (1999) Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A., Warren Wilson College; M.A., Ph.D., Emory University
   
Helen Hayes Wykle (1996) Associate Professor of Library Research
  Public Service Special Collections Librarian
B.A., Berea College; M.A., San Jose State University; M.L.I.S., University of California at Berkeley
   
Robert Dewitt Yearout (1987) Professor of Management
B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., University of Southern California; M.S., Ph.D., Kansas State University
   
Katherine C. Zubko (2009) Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
B.A., Northern Arizona University; M.T.S.; Harvard Divinity School; Ph.D., Emory University
 

Faculty–Retired and Emeriti

   
Genevieve Arnold Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.S., University of Pennsylvania; Ed.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
   
Leo Allan Bares Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
B.A., Dickinson State College; M.S., Montana State University; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
   
John Christian Bernhardt Jr. Lecturer in Biology
B.S., Davidson College; M.A., Duke University
   
Robert Neal Bland Associate Professor of Library Science
B.A., University of Alabama; M.A., Duke University; M.S.L.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
Malcolm Eugene Blowers University Librarian Emeritus and
  Professor of Library Research
B.A., Roberts Wesleyan College; M.A., Ohio State University; M.S.L.S., University of Illinois
   
Walter R. Boland Professor Emeritus of Sociology
A.B., M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan
   
Edward Allen Brotak Professor of Atmospheric Sciences
B.S., M.S., Rutgers University; M.Ph., Ph.D., Yale University
   
Joseph Dale Brownsmith Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.A., Creighton University; M.S., University of Nebraska; Ph.D., Ohio State University
   
Thomas Reazer Cochran Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., MacMurray College; M.A., Ph.D., Kent State University
   
Allan Leslie Combs Professor Emeritus of Psychology
B.S., Ohio State University; M.A., University of Florida; M.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia
   
Samuel Tucker Cooke Professor Emeritus of Art
B.A., Stetson University; M.F.A., University of Georgia
   
Guy L. Cooper III Professor Emeritus of Classics
B.A., University of Chicago; Lizenziat, Ph.D., University of Zurich
   
Philip Cranston Professor Emeritus of French
B.A., University of Arizona; M.A., Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley
   
Joyce Ruth Dorr Lecturer in Music
B.M., College Misericordia; M.M., DePaul University; Ph.D., University of Michigan
   
Laurence Andrew Dorr Professor Emeritus of Philosophy
B.A., M.A., Boston College; S.T.L., College Philosophique et Theologique de St. Albert; Ph.D., University of Michigan
   
Bahram Farzanegan Professor of Political Science
B.A., Lafayette College; M.A., University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., American University
   
Richard Barry Fox Lecturer in Health and Wellness
B.S., Memphis State University; M.P.H., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
Charlotte Louise Goedsche Associate Professor of German
B.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University; M.A., University of Wisconsin
   
Angela Ileana Grams Associate Professor Emeritus of Philosophy
B.A., Goucher College; Ph.D., Georgetown University
   
Bruce Stephan Greenawalt Associate Professor Emeritus of History
B.A., Maryville College; M.A., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
Christine Dora Gullickson Professor of German
University of Bern
   
Robert Lee Hartman Associate Professor of Physical Education
B.S., Purdue University; M.Ed., American University
   
James A. Heimbach Jr. Professor Emeritus of Atmospheric Sciences
B.A., Franklin and Marshall College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
   
Normha G. Holton Lecturer in Spanish
B.A., (equivalent), M.A. (equivalent), Universidad Pedagogica Nacional, Bogota, Colombia; M.A. (equivalent), Instituto Caro y Cuervo, Bogota, Colombia
   
Eric Vincent Iovacchini Vice Chancellor Emeritus for Student Affairs
B.A., Gettysburg College; J.D., University of Nebraska; Ph.D., University of Wyoming
   
David Clifford Kay Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Otterbein College; M.S., University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D., Michigan State University
   
Mary Anna LaFratta Assistant Professor of Multimedia Arts and Sciences
B.F.A., M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University
   
Phyllis Martin Lang Associate Professor of Mass Communication
A.B., Nebraska Wesleyan University; M.A., University of Nebraska; Ph.D., University of Illinois
   
Wayne Wilson Lang Professor Emeritus of Computer Science
B.A., Nebraska Wesleyan University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska
   
Donald Daniel Lisnerski (1982) Professor of Management
B.S., State University of New York at Buffalo; M.S.P.H., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
Ronald J. Manheimer Research Associate Professor of Philosophy
Ph.B., Wayne State University; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz
   
Martha Seitz Marshall Associate Professor Emeritus of Accountancy
B.S., Henderson State University; M.B.A., University of Arkansas
   
Ellie Elizabeth Marsh Associate University Librarian for Public Services
  Assistant Professor of Library Research
B.A., Baylor University; M.S., University of Arkansas; M.L.S., Emporia State University
   
John Junior McCoy Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., West Virginia Wesleyan College; M.S., West Virginia University; Ph.D., University of Florida
   
John Paul McDonald Associate Professor of French
B.A., Manhattan College, M.A., Brown University; Ph.D., University of Paris
   
David Charles Miller Lecturer in Computer Science
B.A., Ripon College; M.S., Ph.D., Washington University
   
Gary Lee Miller Professor of Environmental Studies
B.A., Millersville University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
Daniel William Millspaugh Professor Emeritus of Art
B.F.A., M.F.A., University of Miami
   
Catherine Casto Mitchell Professor of Mass Communication
B.A., Florida State University; M.A., Stanford University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville
   
Peggy Baldwin Parris Associate Professor Emeritus of Literature and Language
B.F.A., University of Nebraska; M.A., D.A., Drake University
   
James Depew Perry Professor Emeritus of Biology
B.A., East Tennessee State University; M.S., University of Georgia; Ph.D., Duke University
   
James P. Pitts Professor of Sociology
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University
   
William H. Pott Vice Chancellor Emeritus for Financial Affairs
B.A., Duke University
   
Gene Edward Rainey Professor Emeritus of Political Science
B.A., George Washington University; B.S., Harding College; M.A., Tufts University; Ph.D., American University
   
Milton L. Ready Professor Emeritus of History
B.A., M.A., San Francisco State University; Ph.D., University of Denver
   
Ted Byron Shoaf Associate Professor of Education
B.A., High Point College; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
Patricia Lynn Snoyer Professor of Drama
B.A., Florida State University; M.F.A., Arizona State University
   
Samuel Dexter Squibb Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
B.S., East Tennessee State University; Ph.D., University of Florida
   
Michael David Stuart Professor Emeritus of Biology
B.A., M.S., Northeast Louisiana University; Ph.D., North Carolina State University
   
Paul Joseph Sweeney Associate Professor of Drama
B.A., Wabash College; M.A., Indiana University
   
William Sims Thurman Professor of Classics and Ancient History
B.A., David Lipscomb College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
   
Walter Lynn Turner Lecturer in Computer Science
B.S., M.B.A., M.S., Kansas State University
   
Philip Alfred Walker Professor Emeritus of History
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A., Emory University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
Arnold K. Wengrow Professor Emeritus of Drama
A.B., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A., Tufts University
   
Katherine Meiburg Whatley Professor of Physics
B.S., Wake Forest University; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University
   
James Edward Wills Jr. Professor of Physics
B.A., Mississippi College; M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
   
Alice S. Wutschel Associate Dean Emeritus of Students
B.A., M.A., Marquette University
   
George Cochrane Yates Associate Professor Emeritus of Management
B.S., California State Polytechnic University; M.S., University of California at Los Angeles; Ph.D., University of North Texas