Administration, Faculty, and Staff

Board of Trustees

The Honorable Kay Ivey, Governor of Alabama,
President, ex officio

Name Term Expires
Martin R. Abroms (Florence) 2020
Joel R. Anderson (Florence) 2018
Rodney Howard (Muscle Shoals) 2018
Elizabeth Watts Jordan (Florence) 2020
Marcus M. Maples (Birmingham) 2022
Todd Ouellette (Muscle Shoals) 2020
Steven F. Pierce (Florence) 2022
Simpson Russell (Florence) 2018
William A. Trapp (Florence) 2022
Anne C. Whitaker (Morrisville, NC) 2024

President, University of North Alabama Student Government Association
Member, ex officio

Officers of Administration

Name Title
Kenneth D. Kitts President
Ross C. Alexander Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
Evan Thornton Vice President for Business and Financial Affairs
David P. Shields Vice President for Student Affairs
Deborah L. Shaw Vice President for University Advancement
Joy S. Borah Senior Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Carmen L. Burkhalter Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
Gregory A. Carnes Dean of the College of Business
Darlene P. Townsend Interim University Librarian
Katherine C. Kinney Interim Dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences
Vicki G. Pierce Dean of the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions
Ron K. Patterson Chief Enrollment Officer
Chunsheng Zhang Senior Vice Provost for International Affairs

Faculty for 2018-2019

The names of the faculty for 2018-2019 as of September 1, 2018, are listed below. The date in parentheses indicates the year that person joined the faculty.


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Trudy H. Abel Associate Professor of Special Education
Ph.D., 1992, M.Ed., 1989, The University of Southern Mississippi; B.S., 1981, Mississippi State University.

Susan M. Adams Instructor in Marketing
M.B.A., 1989, Memphis State University; B.S., 1980, University of North Alabama.

Noe A. Aguado Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., 2003, University of Kansas; M.P.A., 1998, B.A., 1996, St. Mary's University.

James W. Aldridge Visiting Associate Professor of Entertainment Industry
M.B.A., 2015, University of North Alabama; B.S., 1978, Florence State University.

Ross C. Alexander Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., 2002, Northern Illinois University; M.P.A., 1998, Arizona State University; B.A., 1996, Beloit College.

Jean Ann H. Allen Associate Professor of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
Ph.D., 2010, M.A., 2007, B.S.Ed., 2005, The University of Alabama.

Alejandra Alvarado-Brizuela Assistant Professor of Spanish
Ph.D., 2012, M.A., 2005, Indiana State University; B.A., 2002, University of Costa Rica.

Lynn C. Aquadro Professor of Nursing, Director of the MSN Program
Ph.D., 2005, Capella University; M.S.N., 1996, The University of Alabama in Huntsville; B.S.N., 1995, University of North Alabama.

Linda J. Armstrong Professor of Elementary Education
Ph.D., 2004, The University of Iowa; M.S., 1988, Emporia State University; B.S., 1973, Baker University.

Tyler V. Arnold Instructor in Military Science
B.A., 2017, Ashford University.

Jose R. Atencio Assistant Professor of Military Science
M.S.S., 2006, United States Army War College; B.S., 1982, University of North Alabama.

Nancy E. Atkinson Professor of English
Ph.D., 1997, M.A., 1991, M.Ed., 1987, B.A., 1983, University of Pittsburgh.

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Sara L. Baird Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Professor of Music
Ph.D., 1991, Florida State University; M.M., 1982, University of Cincinnati; B.M., 1978, Florida State University.

Michael S. Banks Chair of the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems
Ph.D., 2012, The University of Memphis; M.B.A., 2006, B.S., 1991, Arkansas State University-Jonesboro.

Amanda P. Barksdale Instructor in Accounting
M.Acc., 2004, B.S.B.A., 2003, Auburn University.

John D. Barrett Chair of the Department of Economics and Finance, Professor of Quantitative Methods, LaGrange Eminent Scholar of Business, Director of the Institute for Innovation and Economic Development
Ph.D., 1995, M.S., 1992, The University of Alabama; B.B.A., 1988, University of Montevallo.

Larry W. Bates Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., 1998, M.S., 1995, Auburn University; B.S., 1992, University of North Alabama.

Jana P. Beaver Associate Dean of the College of Business, Professor of Management
Ph.D., 2003, The University of Alabama; M.A.Ed., 2000, B.S.Ed., 1998, University of North Alabama.

Eric D. Becraft Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D., 2014, Montana State University; B.S., 2005, The University of Texas at Austin.

Aaron T. Benson Assistant Professor of Art
M.F.A., 2013, Alfred University; B.F.A., 2009, The University of Tennessee Knoxville.

Margaret H. Bergeron Assistant Professor of Nursing
Ph.D., 2017, The University of Alabama at Birmingham; M.S.N., 2010, University of North Alabama; B.S., 1995, The University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

Wayne P. Bergeron Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
D.Sc., 2016, Jacksonville State University; M.S., 1996, Troy University; B.A., 1988, Nicholls State University.

Jeffrey R. Bibbee Chair of the Department of History, Professor of History, Director of the Centre for British Studies
Ph.D., 2008, King's College London; M.A., 1999, B.A., 1997, Auburn University.

David L. Black Instructor in Economics, Director of the Small Business Development Center
M.Ed., 1995, Alabama A&M University; B.S., 1980, University of North Alabama.

Tanja F. Blackstone Professor of Economics, Grants Director
Ph.D., 1998, M.A., 1993, The University of Mississippi; B.A., 1991, University of Southern Maine.

Ronald M. Blake Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Planetarium Director
Ph.D., 2002, York University; M.S., 1998, B.S., 1991, Saint Mary's University.

Lisa A. Blankinship Associate Professor of Biology
Ph.D., 2005, M.S., 2002, The University of Alabama at Birmingham; B.S., 1999, The University of Tennessee at Martin.

Tabitha L. Blasingame Assistant Professor of Nursing
D.N.P., 2017, South University; M.S.N., 2011, B.S.N., 2004, University of North Alabama.

Perry R. Bolding Chair of the Department of Military Science, Professor of Military Science
M.B.A., 2014, Duke University; B.S., 2003, Birmingham-Southern College.

Joylaxmi S. Borah Senior Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Director of Graduate Studies, Professor of Social Work
Ph.D., 1999, University of Toronto; M.A., 1992, University of Guelph; M.A., 1987, Tata Institute of Social Sciences; B.A., 1986, University of Delhi.

Santanu Borah Professor of Management
D.B.A., 1993, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale; M.B.A., 1988, North Dakota State University; B.A., 1984, University of Delhi.

Tiffany I. Bostic-Brown Assistant Professor of Music, Director of Vocal Studies
D.M.A., 2011, M.M., 2005, Louisiana State University and A&M College; B.M., 2001, Virginia Commonwealth University.

Miranda R. Bowie Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D., 2008, M.S., 2006, The University of Alabama in Huntsville; B.S., 2004, University of North Alabama.

Willard E. Brewer Assistant Professor of Nursing
M.S.N., 2011, B.S.N., 2010, Jacksonville State University.

Vincent J. Brewton Dean of the Honors College, Professor of English
Ph.D., 2001, M.A., 1999, The University of Mississippi; B.A., 1987, Duke University.

Chandler R. Bridges Assistant Professor of Entertainment Industry
Ph.D., 2016, M.A., 2013, B.A., 2011, Florida State University.

Jason S. Briley Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D., 2007, M.A., 1995, B.S., 1993, The University of Alabama.

David M. Brommer Associate Professor of Geography
Ph.D., 2006, M.A., 2002, Arizona State University; B.S., 2000, Mississippi State University.

Daryl W. Brown Professor of English
M.F.A., 2000, Indiana University; M.A., 1996, West Virginia University; B.A., 1993, The University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Joy M. Brown Professor of Education
Ph.D., 1998, M.A., 1996, The University of Mississippi; B.S.Ed., 1993, University of North Alabama.

Terrance D. Brown Executive Director of the School of the Arts, Associate Professor of Music, Director of UNA Opera
D.M.A., 2011, Louisiana State University and A&M College; M.M., 2005, Louisiana State University; B.M., 2003, Samford University.

Gregory A. Buckley Associate Professor of Earth Science
Ph.D., 1994, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey; B.A., 1985, Hartwick College.

Carmen L. Burkhalter Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Professor of Communications
Ph.D., 1993, M.S., 1987, The University of Alabama; B.A., 1986, Columbia College.

Cynthia A. Burkhead Chair of the Department of English, Associate Professor of English
Ph.D., 2010, Middle Tennessee State University; M.A., 1997, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville; B.A., 1994, Fontbonne College.

Danny E. Burton Professor of History
Ph.D., 2000, M.A., 1992, Indiana University; M.A., 1986, Purdue University; M.L.S., 1986, Indiana University; B.A., 1981, Purdue University.

Amy G. Butler Associate Professor, Acquisitions Librarian
M.L.I.S., 1998, The University of Alabama; B.S., 1996, University Of North Alabama.

Timothy D. Butler Assistant Professor of Marketing, Director of the Steele Center for Professional Selling
Ph.D., 2014, M.S., 2008, The University of Alabama; B.A., 2002, Binghamton University.

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Corey S. Cagle Chair of the Department of Accounting and Business Law, Associate Professor of Accounting
Ph.D., 2012, The University of Mississippi; M.Acc., 2001, The University of Tennessee at Martin; B.B.A., 2000, Freed-Hardeman University.

Yi-Min Cai Professor of Music
D.M.A., 1995, M.M., 1990, B.M., 1988, Manhattan School of Music.

Brett B. Cain Chair of the Department of Communications, Associate Professor of Communications
Ph.D., 2007, M.A., 2002, B.A.Com., 1996, The University of Alabama.

Argie J. Campbell Instructor, Supervising Teacher
M.A.T., 2014, Christian Brothers University; B.A., 2010, Samford University.

Matthew D. Campbell Assistant Professor of Education
Ed.D., 2017, Vanderbilt University; M.Ed., 2013, Christian Brothers University; B.A., 2010, Samford University.

Gregory A. Carnes Dean of the College of Business, Professor of Accounting, Raburn Eminent Scholar of Accounting
Ph.D., 1991, Georgia State University; M.S., 1986, University of Memphis; B.S., 1984, Lipscomb University.

Gabriela Carrasco Associate Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., 2007, Texas Tech University; B.A., 2000, Our Lady of the Lake University.

Chiong-Yiao Chen Professor of Art, University Gallery Director
M.F.A., 1985, M.A., 1984, University at Albany-State University of New York; B.A., 1981, National Taiwan Normal University.

Madonna E. Choat Clinical Instructor in Elementary Education
Ed.S., 2008, Samford University; M.A.Ed., 2002, B.S.Ed., 1996, B.S., 1985, University of North Alabama.

Ronald K. Chung Associate Professor, Asia MBA Academic Coordinator
Ph.D., 1992, M.B.A., 1987, Drexel University; B.A., 1984, University of Stirling.

Timothy W. Clark Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Ph.D., 2006, University of Minnesota; M.A., 1998, The University of Georgia; B.A., 1996, Ohio University.

Lisa H. Clayton Professor of Elementary Education
Ed.D., 2005, Ed.S., 2003, Samford University; M.A.Ed., 2002, B.S.Ed., 2000, University of North Alabama.

Amanda H. Coffman Associate Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., 2006, M.S., 2003, The Ohio State University; B.S., 1999, Miami University.

Stephanie L. Coker Assistant Professor of Modern Foreign Languages
Ph.D., 2007, M.A., 2004, Louisiana State University and A&M College; B.A., 2000, Mississippi College.

Jon M. Colburn Instructor in Computer Information Systems
M.B.A., 2005, B.B.A., 2003, University of North Alabama.

Freda V. Coleman-Reed Assistant Professor of Social Work
Ph.D., 2016, M.S.W., 1987, The University of Alabama; B.S., 1980, Towson State University.

Sean L. Collin Associate Professor of Business Law, Director of Indian Affairs, Institute for Innovation and Economic Development
LL.M., 1995, Georgetown University; B.Com., 1988, LL.B, 1988, University of Otago.

John T. Collins Chair of the Department of Politics, Justice, and Law, Associate Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., 1997, M.A., 1992, University of Virginia; B.A., 1989, Campbell University.

Jeffrey D. Cornelius Associate Professor of Education, Curriculum Coordinator for Instructional Leadership and Ed.S. Programs
Ed.D., 2005, Ed.S., 2003, Samford University; M.A.Ed., 2002, University of North Alabama; B.S., 1997, Mississippi State University.

Helen C. Coronel Assistant Professor of Nursing
D.N.P., 2013, M.S.N., 1997, Vanderbilt University; B.S.N., 1988, The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

Christopher M. Cottingham Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D., 2012, The University of Alabama at Birmingham; B.S., 2007, University of Montevallo.

John D. Crabtree Professor of Computer Information Systems
Ph.D., 2007, M.S., 1992, B.S., 1987, B.S., 1986, Colorado School of Mines.

Amy E. Crews Associate Professor of Biology
M.A., 2011, University of North Alabama; Ph.D., 1990, University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.A., 1985, B.A., 1983, Wake Forest University.

Anthony J. Crisafulli Chair of the Department of Art, Associate Professor of Art
M.F.A., 1996, Hunter College/The City University of New York; M.A., 1992, B.A., 1987, Montclair State University.

Katherine W. Crisler Assistant Professor of Social Work
M.S.W., 1979, The University of Alabama; B.S., 1977, University of North Alabama.

Travis A. Cronan Visiting Instructor in Communications
M.S., 2013, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania; B.S., 2009, East Stroudsburg University.

Barry A. Cumbie Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems
Ph.D., 2008, M.M.I.S., 2004, B.S.B.A., 1999, Auburn University.

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Nicholas J. D'Acquisto Visiting Assistant Professor of Art
M.F.A., 2014, Memphis College of Art; B.F.A., 2012, The University of Tennessee at Martin.

Jill A. Dahlman Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., 2010, M.A., 2005, University of Hawaii at Manoa; B.A., 2003, University of Hawaii at Hilo.

Wendy A. Darby Professor of Nursing
Ph.D., 2005, Capella University; M.S.N., 1996, The University of Alabama in Huntsville; B.S.N., 1984, University of North Alabama.

Lisa V. Darnell Assistant Professor of Speech Communication
M.A., 1990, B.A., 1988, Auburn University.

Shaun W. Davenport Associate Professor of Management
Ph.D., 2009, The University of Tennessee Knoxville; M.A., 2002, East Carolina University; B.A., 1999, Auburn University.

Paul G. Davison Professor of Biology
Ph.D., 1993, The University of Tennessee-Knoxville; M.A., 1987, Appalachian State University; B.S., 1985, North Carolina State University.

Melissa G.. DeFoor Instructor in Nursing
M.S.N., 2017, B.S.N., 2009, University of North Alabama.

Brian D. Dempsey Assistant Professor of History
Ph.D., 2009, Middle Tennessee State University; M.A., 2003, B.A., 1999, James Madison University.

Michele M. Derouen Instructor, Supervising Teacher
M.Ed., 2007, Nicholls State University; B.A., 1989, McNeese State University.

Frank A. Diaz Associate Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., 2004, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; B.S., 1998, University of North Alabama.

Jacob W. Dittel Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D., 2016, University of Nevada, Reno; M.S., 2014, B.S., 2008, University of Wisconsin Osh Kosh.

Valeriy K. Dolmatov Professor of Physics
Ph.D., 1985, B.S., 1977, Tashkent State University.

Karen C. Driskell Instructor in Mathematics
M.A.Ed., 1994, University of North Alabama; B.S.Ed., 1988, Athens State College.

Melissa M. Driskell Associate Dean of the Honors College, Associate Professor of Geology
Ph.D., 2012, The University of Memphis; M.S., 2003, Arizona State University; B.S., 2000, University of North Alabama.

Nikita M. Duke Assistant Professor of Nursing
D.N.P., 2016, M.S.N., 2012, University of South Alabama; B.S.N., 2008, University of North Alabama.

Matthew E. Duques Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., 2013, M.A., 2008, Vanderbilt University; M.A.L.S., 2005, Dartmouth College; B.A., 2002, Haverford College.

Shannon S. Duvall Professor of Art
Ph.D., 1995, M.A., 1985, The University of Mississippi; B.F.A., 1983, Mississippi University for Women; A.A., 1981, Northeast Mississippi Community College.

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Mohamad H. Elmasry Assistant Professor of Communications
Ph.D., 2009, The University of Iowa; M.A., 2005, B.S., 1998, University of Minnesota.

Jill G. Englett Interim Chair of the Connie D. McKinney Department of Human Sciences, Hospitality, and Design, Associate Professor of Human Environmental Sciences
D.C.N., 2017, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; B.S.N., 2010, University of North Alabama; M.S., 1997, East Tennessee State University; B.S., 1987, University of North Alabama.

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Matthew J. Fitzsimmons Associate Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D., 2004, M.A., 2003, Vanderbilt University; B.A., 1998, Kentucky Wesleyan College.

Mark D. Foster Associate Professor of Finance
Ph.D., 2004, Mississippi State University; M.A., 1992, The University of Alabama; B.S., 1985, University of North Alabama.

Sarah L. Franklin Professor of History
Ph.D., 2006, M.A., 2003, Florida State University; B.A., 1999, Auburn University.

Marisa B. Frederick Assistant Professor, Supervising Teacher
Ed.S., 2013, M.A.Ed., 1996, B.S.Ed., 1993, University of North Alabama.

Matthew L. Fulmer Instructor, Supervising Teacher
M.Ed., 2006, Auburn University; B.S.Ed., 2002, University of North Alabama.

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Michelle M. Gabriel Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., 2015, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; B.S., 2010, University of North Alabama.

Beth H. Garfrerick Assistant Professor of Communications
Ph.D., 2010, M.A., 2001, A.B., 1979, The University of Alabama.

Robert A. Garfrerick Chair of the Department of Entertainment Industry, Professor of Entertainment Industry, Director of the Entertainment Industry Center, Eminent Scholar in Entertainment Industry
Ed.D., 1999, Tennessee State University; M.A., 1991, Middle Tennessee State University; B.M., 1979, The University of Alabama.

Terri L. Garrison Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education
Ph.D., 2015, M.A.Ed., 2001, The University of Alabama at Birmingham; B.A., 1987, The University of West Florida.

Gregory G. Gaston Professor of Geography
Ph.D., 1993, M.S., 1989, Oregon State University; B.S., 1981, Wilmington College.

Jacob W. Gatlin Instructor in Accounting
M.Acc., 2009, B.S.B.A., 2006, The University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Erin A. Gillespie Assistant Professor of Marketing, Corporate and Student Engagement Coordinator for the Steele Center for Professional Selling
Ph.D., 2013, The University of Mississippi; M.B.A., 2005, B.S.B.A., 2002, Auburn University.

Kyle L. Golenbiewski Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D., 2016, The University of Tennessee-Knoxville; B.S., 2010, Grand Valley State University.

Ravi P. Gollapalli Associate Professor of Engineering Technology, Electrical and Robotics Lab Coordinator
Ph.D., 2011, The University of Alabama in Huntsville; M.S., 2001, University of South Alabama; B.Tech., 1998, Nagarjuna University.

Carol H. Gossett Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems
M.B.A., 1994, B.S., 1980, University of North Alabama.

Anissa M. Graham Instructor in English
M.A., 1999, Auburn University; B.A., 1995, Georgia Southern University.

Leah M. Graham Associate Professor of Political Science, Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs for SACSCOC Reaffirmation of Accreditation
Ph.D., 2010, University of Missouri-Columbia; M.A., 2004, University of Arkansas; B.A., 2001, Drury University.

James M. Green Chair of the Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Professor of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
Ph.D., 1999, The University of Alabama; M.S., 1996, Middle Tennessee State University; B.S., 1994, University of North Alabama.

Mark B. Greer Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D., 2013, M.S., 2009, University of Denver; B.S., 2006, Northern Arizona University.

Cameron K. Gren Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., 2009, Vanderbilt University; B.S., 2003, Middle Tennessee State University.

Ulrich Groetsch Associate Professor of History
Ph.D., 2008, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; B.A., 1998, Bayerische Julius-Maximilians-Universit├Ąt W├╝rzburg.

Einar B. Gudmundsson Assistant Professor of Culinary Arts/Fine Dining Specialist, Program Outreach Coordinator
M.B.A., 2014, Glion Institute of Higher Education; B.A., 1994, Iceland School of Hotel and Catering.

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Clarissa D. Hall Chair of the Department of Nursing -- Traditional, Associate Professor of Nursing
D.N.P., 2014, M.S.N., 2009, The University of Alabama at Birmingham; B.S.N., 1991, University of North Alabama.

Michael D. Hall Professor of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
D.A., 1999, M.S., 1984, B.S., 1983, Middle Tennessee State University.

Daniel E. Hallock Professor of Management, Quality Assurance Coordinator
D.B.A., 1992, Memphis State University; M.B.A., 1986, Louisiana Tech University; M.A., 1982, B.B.A., 1978, The University of Texas at Austin.

Jon M. Hamm Instructor in Management, Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
M.B.A., 1999, The University of Alabama; B.S., 1988, Livingston University.

Rebecca E. Hamm Instructor in Accounting
M.B.A., 2005, B.B.A., 2004, University of North Alabama.

Laura A. Hardin Instructor in Communications
M.A., 1997, University of North Alabama; B.A., 1977, Mississippi State University.

Lisa V. Harrington Instructor in Nursing
M.S.N., 2013, B.S.N., 2012, University of North Alabama.

Felecia Y. Harris Associate Professor of Education, External Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator
Ph.D., 2012, The University of Alabama; Ed.S., 2004, M.A.Ed., 1999, B.S.Ed., 1997, University of North Alabama.

LaKeva C. Harris Instructor in Nursing
M.S.N., 2015, Troy University; B.S.N., 2011, University of North Alabama.

Shelly M. Hellums Instructor, Library Media Specialist and Technology Coordinator/Computer Lab Teacher
Ed.S., 2013, University of North Alabama; M.Ed., 2009, The University of West Alabama; B.S.Ed., 2006, University of North Alabama.

Jay E. Hillis Part-Time Visiting Instructor in Communications
M.A., 1990, The University of Alabama; B.S., 1983, University of North Alabama.

John Q. Hodges Chair of the Department of Social Work, Professor of Social Work
Ph.D., 2001, University of California, Berkeley; M.S.W., 1996, B.S., 1992, The University of Utah.

Latasha A. Howell Instructor in English
M.A., 2001, B.S., 1996, University of North Alabama.

Tina R. Hubler Chair of the Department of Biology, Professor of Biology
Ph.D., 2005, University of South Alabama; M.Ed., 1996, The University of West Florida; B.S., 1981, Auburn University.

Richard A. Hudiburg Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., 1979, M.A., 1975, Texas Christian University; B.A., 1972, Sonoma State College.

Andrea N. Hunt Assistant Professor of Sociology
Ph.D., 2012, North Carolina State University; M.A., 2004, University of South Alabama; B.S., 2002, Rogers State University.

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Jason P. Imbrogno Assistant Professor of Economics
Ph.D., 2014, M.S., 2009, Carnegie Mellon University; B.S., 2007, Johns Hopkins University.

Scott R. Infanger Professor of Modern Foreign Languages
Ph.D., 2009, M.A., 2003, M.A., 2002, Vanderbilt University; B.A., 2001, The University of Idaho.

Ann-Marie R. Irons Instructor in Nursing
M.S.N., 2010, B.S.N., 2002, University of North Alabama.

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Jayson L. Jackson Instructor in Mathematics
M.A.Ed., 2006, University of North Alabama; B.S., 1986, U.S. Naval Academy.

Charlton D. James Associate Professor of Theatre
M.F.A., 2000, The University of Alabama; B.F.A., 1998, University of Utah.

Christopher L. James Associate Professor of Instructional Leadership, Primary Liaison to Kilby Laboratory School
Ph.D., 2007, The University of Alabama; M.A.Ed., 2002, University of North Alabama; B.Ed., 1997, Athens State University.

Janet T. Jenkins Associate Professor of Computer Science
Ph.D., 2008, M.S., 1999, The University of Alabama; B.S.Ed., 1997, University of North Alabama.

James A. Jerkins Associate Professor of Computer Science
Ph.D., 2012, M.S., 2003, The University of Alabama in Huntsville; B.S., 1990, University of North Alabama.

Ashley S. Johnson Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D., 2013, University of Nebraska- Lincoln; M.S., 2010, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; B.S., 2008, The University of Texas at Dallas.

Lorie M. Johnson Assistant Professor of Elementary Education
Ph.D., 2013, M.Ed., 2008, B.S., 2003, B.A., 1999, Auburn University.

Michael C. Johnson Assistant Professor of Film and Digital Media Production
M.F.A., 2008, American Film Institute Conservatory; B.S., 2003, Eastern Michigan University.

Sara L. Johnson Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., 2017, Purdue University; M.S., 2010, B.S., 2007, The University of Southern Mississippi.

Jason R. Jones Instructor in Biology
M.S., 2009, The University of Tennessee-Knoxville; B.A., 2005, University of North Alabama.

Keith T. Jones Professor of Accounting
Ph.D., 2001, University of Kentucky; M.S., 1996, The University of Texas-Arlington; B.S., 1984, Murray State University.

Lloyd E. Jones III Professor of Music, Director of Bands
Ph.D., 2009, Auburn University; M.A.Ed., 1997, B.M.M.Ed., 1996, B.F.A., 1992, University of North Alabama.

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Chanho Kang Assistant Professor of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Director of the Center for the Study of Sport and Recreation
Ph.D., 2013, M.S., 2009, Texas A&M University; B.Eng., 1999, Kyung Hee University.

Emily L. Kasl Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D., 2016, Texas A&M University; B.S., 2009, University of South Carolina.

Lisa D. Keys-Mathews Professor of Geography
Ph.D., 2007, The University of Memphis; M.S., 1987, The University of South Carolina; A.B., 1985, University of North Alabama.

Lauren G. Killen Assistant Professor of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Director of the Center for the Study of Exercise Science and Health Promotion
Ph.D., 2015, Middle Tennessee State University; M.S., 2011, B.S., 2010, University of North Alabama.

Leshan J. Kimbrough Assistant Professor of Industrial Hygiene, Program Director of Industrial Hygiene
Ph.D., 2008, M.P.H., 2005, The University of Alabama at Birmingham; B.S., 2003, University of North Alabama.

Brett A. King Professor of Finance, AACSB Research Coordinator
Ph.D., 2000, M.A., 1995, B.S., 1990, The University of Alabama.

Pamela J. Kingsbury Instructor in English
M.A., 1994, The University of New Mexico; B.S., 1981, University of North Alabama.

Katherine C. Kinney Interim Dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences, Professor of Elementary Education
Ph.D., 2004, M.A., 2000, The University of Alabama; B.S.Ed., 1997, Athens State University.

Miriam H. Kirch Professor of Art
Ph.D., 2003, M.A., 1998, The University of Texas at Austin; B.A., 1987, University of Houston.

Eric M. Kirkman Director of Kilby Laboratory School, Assistant Professor of Education
Ed.D., 2009, Nova Southeastern University; M.A.Ed., 2000, B.M.Ed., 1997, University of North Alabama.

Tera R. Kirkman Associate Dean of the Anderson College of Nursing, Professor of Nursing
Ed.D., 2011, The University of Alabama; M.S.N., 2002, The University of Alabama in Huntsville; B.S.N., 1998, University of North Alabama.

Kenneth D. Kitts President
Ph.D., 1995, University of South Carolina; M.A., 1987, B.A., 1985, Appalachian State University.

Christopher L. Klein Associate Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., 2012, M.A., 2006, B.A., 2004, The University of Alabama.

Francis T. Koti Chair of the Department of Geography, Professor of Geography
Ph.D., 2004, M.A., 2000, West Virginia University; B.Ed., 1991, Kenyatta University.

Diane C. Kutz Instructor in Management
M.B.A., 2009, University of North Alabama; B.A., 1986, University of South Florida.

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Kelly L. Latchaw Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., 1999, M.A., 1990, B.A., 1987, Purdue University.

Mark L. Lawrence Professor of Accounting, Coordinator of Corporate Accounting
D.B.A., 2001, Nova Southeastern University; M.Acc., 1988, B.S., 1984, The University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Ye Hoon Lee Assistant Professor of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
Ph.D., 2012, The Ohio State University; M.S., 2009, Michigan State University; B.S., 2006, Seoul National University.

Natasha S. Lindsey Associate Professor, Instructional Consultant
Ph.D., 2014, The University of Alabama; M.B.A., 1999, B.S., 1997, University of North Alabama.

Ian R. Loeppky Professor of Music, Director of Choral Activities
D.M.A., 2003, University of Cincinnati; M.M., 2000, University of Minnesota; B.Ed., 1995, B.Mus., 1995, University of Manitoba.

Melanie B. Looser Instructor in Nursing
M.S.N., 2013, The University of Alabama at Birmingham; B.S.N., 2009, University of North Alabama.

Timothy D. Loughrist Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D., 2015, M.A., 2009, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; B.A., 2004, The State University of New York at Geneseo.

Thomas M. Lovett Professor of Business Law
J.D., 1978, Ed.D., 1975, University of Arkansas; MAT, 1972, Rollins College; B.A., 1971, University of Arkansas.

Benedict J. Lowe Associate Professor of History
Ph.D., 1997, University of Edinburgh; B.A., 1992, University of Durham.

Thomas S. Lukowicz Assistant Professor of Music
D.M.A., 2014, Michigan State University; M.M., 2006, University of Southern California; B.M., 2001, Oberlin College.

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Jennifer C. Maddox Assistant Professor, User Engagement Librarian
M.L.S., 2004, Indiana University; B.A., 1999, The University of Mississippi.

Lamont E. Maddox Associate Professor of Education
Ph.D., 2012, M.E.D., 2001, B.S., 1996, Auburn University.

George J. Makowski Professor of History
Ph.D., 1993, Indiana University; M.A., 1983, University of Oregon; B.A., 1978, University of California-Los Angeles.

Derek R. Malone Assistant Professor, Instructional Services and Interlibrary Loan, Scanning and Delivery Librarian
M.L.I.S., 2012, Kent State University; B.A., 2010, Ohio University.

Janna L. Malone Instructor in Entertainment Industry
M.B.A., 2000, B.S.M., 1987, University of North Alabama.

Keith D. Malone Professor of Economics
Ph.D., 2006, M.A., 2002, The University of Alabama; B.B.A., 1999, University of North Alabama.

James R. Martin Professor of Journalism
Ph.D., 1993, M.S., 1987, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale; B.S., 1976, Freed-Hardeman College.

Glenn A. Marvin Professor of Biology
Ph.D., 1996, The University of Oklahoma; M.S., 1990, Eastern Kentucky University; B.S., 1986, University of Kentucky.

Nicholas Mauriello Professor of English
Ph.D., 2000, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.A., 1991, B.A., 1988, Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Jason R. McCall Assistant Professor of English
M.F.A., 2009, University of Miami; B.A., 2007, The University of Alabama.

Lauri A. McCoy Instructor, Supervising Teacher/Counselor
M.A., 2000, M.Ed., 1997, North Carolina Central University; B.S.Ed., 1987, Slippery Rock University.

David M. McCullough Professor of Music
D.M.A., 1990, The University of Georgia; M.M., 1980, Florida State University; M.Ed., 1975, B.S.Ed., 1974, Auburn University.

Marlow B. McCullough Instructor in Mathematics, Director of the Mathematics Learning Center
M.A.Ed., 1995, Campbellsville University; B.S.Ed., 1976, Auburn University.

Doris J. McDaniel Assistant Professor, Access Services Librarian
M.L.I.S., 1999, The University of Alabama; B.S.Ed., 1997, University of North Alabama.

John A. McGee Director of Educational Technology Services, Instructor, Coordinator of Academic Technology
M.M.I.S., 1999, B.S., 1997, Auburn University.

Laura K. McKee Instructor in Human Environmental Sciences
M.S., 2014, North Dakota State University; B.S., 1997, Louisiana State University.

Rachel P. McKelvey Instructor, Special Education/Gifted Teacher
M.A.Ed., 2005, University of North Alabama; B.S., 1987, Mississippi State University.

Kendra S. McLain Assistant Professor of Human Environmental Sciences
M.F.A., 2012, Savannah College of Art and Design; B.S., 2006, University of North Alabama.

Janet L. McMullen Associate Professor of Radio Television Film
Ph.D., 1984, The University of Texas at Austin; M.A., 1973, B.S., 1972, Ball State University.

Stephen G. Melvin Instructor in English
M.A., 2002, B.S., 2000, University of North Alabama.

Francis J. Menapace Associate Professor of Biology
Ph.D., 1991, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale; M.S., 1985, Central Michigan University; B.S., 1982, St. Lawrence University.

Meghan E. Merciers Chair of the Department of Music, Assistant Professor of Music
D.M.A., 2011, Michigan State University; M.M., 2005, The University of New Mexico; B.M., 2000, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Samuel C. Merciers Visiting Instructor in Music
M.M., 2006, The University of New Mexico; B.M., 2003, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Mario A. Mighty Assistant Professor of Geography
Ph.D., 2014, M.A., 2010, University of Florida; B.S., 2007, The University of the West Indies.

Jessica S. Mitchell Associate Professor of Education
Ed.D., 2014, The University of Memphis; M.Ed., 2008, B.A., 2006, Freed-Hardeman University.

Stephanie B. Mohr Instructor in Nursing
M.S.N., 2013, B.S.N., 1994, University of North Alabama.

Prema A. Monteiro Associate Professor of Culinary Arts/Hospitality Management
Ed.S., 2006, M.S., 2000, B.S., 1999, University of Wisconsin-Stout.

Stephanie L. Montgomery Instructor in Speech Communication
M.A., 2005, The University of Alabama; B.S., 1996, University of North Alabama.

Kim W. Morris Assistant Professor, Supervising Teacher
M.A.Ed., 2003, B.S.Ed., 2000, B.S., 1984, University of North Alabama.

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Michelle L. Nelson Associate Professor of Nursing
Ph.D., 2014, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; M.S.N., 2001, The University of Alabama; B.S.N., 1997, University of North Alabama.

Nathaniel Nix Assistant Professor of Military Science
M.S., 2012, Missouri University of Science and Technology; B.S., 2007, The University of Southern Mississippi.

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Eric K. O'Neal Associate Professor of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
Ph.D., 2010, The University of Alabama; M.S., 2006, B.S.Ed., 2005, Arkansas State University.

Whitney K. O'Neal Assistant Professor of Music
D.M.A., 2012, M.M., 2009, The University of Alabama; B.S., 2006, Arkansas State University-Jonesboro.

Kristy O. Oden Chair of the Department of Nursing -- Online, Associate Professor of Nursing
D.N.P., 2011, M.S.N., 2003, The University of Alabama in Huntsville; B.S.N., 2002, University of North Alabama.

Matthew T. Oglesby Instructor in Management
M.B.A., 2013, B.B.A., 2006, University of North Alabama.

Johnson A. Ogun Associate Professor of Culinary Arts, Director of Culinary Arts
Ed.D., 2016, The University of Alabama; M.S., 1992, B.S., 1986, Western Kentucky University.

Brentley S. Olive Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Industrial Hygiene, Professor of Chemistry and Industrial Hygiene
Ph.D., 1999, M.S.P.H., 1996, The University of Alabama at Birmingham; B.S., 1994, University of North Alabama.

Katie Owens-Murphy Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., 2013, M.A., 2009, The Pennsylvania State University; B.A., 2007, The State University of New York at Geneseo.

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Gary Padgett Associate Professor of Education
Ph.D., 2012, M.A., 2003, B.S., 2000, University of South Florida.

Jared L. Painter Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D., 2012, The University of Texas at Arlington; M.S., 2007, B.S., 2005, The University of Texas at Tyler.

Dongqing Pan Assistant Professor of Engineering Technology
Ph.D., 2016, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; M.Eng., 2009, Harbin Institute of Technology; B.Eng., 2007, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Jason L. Pangilinan Assistant Professor of Film and Digital Media Production
M.F.A., 2013, Chapman University; B.A., 2000, Holy Names University.

Jennifer L. Pate Assistant Professor, Scholarly Communications and Instructional Services Librarian
M.L.I.S., 2015, The University of Alabama; B.A., 1992, Florida Atlantic University.

Dhrumil S. Patel Associate Professor of Interior Design, Auto Cad Lab Supervisor
M.F.A., 2015, Academy of Art University; M.C.P., 2007, Auburn University; B.S., 2002, Arvindbhai Patel Institute of Environmental Design.

Amber L. Paulk Assistant to the Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Special Projects,, Associate Professor of Sociology
Ph.D., 2008, M.S., 2006, B.A., 2003, Auburn University.

Quinn M. Pearson Chair of the Department of Counselor Education, Professor of Counselor Education
Ph.D., 1994, M.Ed., 1990, University of New Orleans; B.A., 1986, Tulane University.

Vicki G. Pierce Dean of the Anderson College of Nursing, Associate Professor of Nursing
Ed.D., 2011, The University of Alabama; M.S.N., 1996, The University of Alabama at Birmingham; B.S.N., 1984, University of North Alabama.

Andrew N. Potter Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems
Ph.D., 2007, Nova Southeastern University; M.L.S., 1982, The University of Alabama; M.A.S., 1980, B.A., 1976, The University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Michael J. Pretes Professor of Geography
Ph.D., 2006, The Australian National University; M.A., 1986, Northwestern University; B.A., 1984, University of California, Berkeley.

Cheryl B. Price Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., 2012, Florida State University; M.A., 2006, The University of North Carolina at Wilmington; B.A., 2003, Appalachian State University.

Jason D. Price Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., 2014, Arizona State University; M.A., 2008, Seton Hall University; B.A., 2006, The College of New Jersey.

Jesse T. Prince-Lubawy Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D., 2013, M.A., 2009, Saint Louis University; B.S., 2007, University of California, Irvine.

Christopher W. Purser Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Ph.D., 2010, M.S., 2003, Mississippi State University; B.S., 1999, University of North Alabama.

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Ansley L. Quiros Assistant Professor of History
Ph.D., 2014, M.A., 2010, Vanderbilt University; B.A., 2008, Furman University.

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Christa H. Raney Instructor in English
M.A., 2000, Mississippi State University; B.S., 1997, University of North Alabama.

Lee S. Raney Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D., 2013, M.S., 2008, University of Florida; B.S., 2006, Florida Atlantic University.

Robert M. Rausch Assistant Professor of Art
M.F.A., 1993, Art Center College of Design; B.S., 1987, Loma Linda University.

Jeffery M. Ray Associate Professor of Biology
Ph.D., 2006, Saint Louis University; M.S., 1999, Eastern Kentucky University; B.A., 1997, Saint Louis University.

Alaina M. Reid Instructor in English
M.A., 2007, B.A., 2005, Northeastern State University.

Lee G. Renfroe Professor of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
Ed.D., 1994, M.A., 1989, The University of Alabama; B.S., 1984, University of North Alabama.

Heather N. Rhodes Assistant Professor of Finance
Ph.D., 2014, The University of Alabama; B.B.A., 2007, University of North Alabama.

Terry D. Richardson Professor of Biology
Ph.D., 1990, Louisiana State University and A&M College; M.S., 1986, The University of Alabama; B.S., 1982, University of North Alabama.

Lynne A. Rieff Professor of History, Director of the Center for Women's Studies
Ph.D., 1995, M.A., 1984, Auburn University; B.S.Ed., 1980, Valdosta State University.

Peter B. Rim Director/Chair of the Department of Engineering Technology, Professor of Engineering Technology
M.B.A., 1993, University of Richmond; Ph.D., 1983, M.S., 1981, B.S., 1979, The Pennsylvania State University.

Craig T. Robertson Chair of the Department of Interdisciplinary and Professional Studies, Professor of Sociology
Ph.D., 1994, M.A., 1989, Mississippi State University; B.S., 1986, University of Montevallo.

Martha S. Rock Professor of Nursing
Ph.D., 1992, University of Delaware; M.S., 1973, The Ohio State University; B.S., 1968, Alderson-Broaddus College.

Patricia L. Roden Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, Faculty Athletics Representative
Ph.D., 2008, M.A., 1980, The University of Alabama in Huntsville; M.A., 1977, B.S., 1975, University of North Alabama.

David K. Ruebhausen Associate Professor of Theatre
Ph.D., 1996, M.A., 1991, University of Minnesota; A.B., 1987, William Jewell College.

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Patricia F. Sanders Associate Professor of Radio-Television-Film
Ph.D., 2008, Regent University; M.A., 1994, B.S., 1982, University of North Alabama.

Matthew G. Schoenbachler Interim Chair of the Department of History, Professor of History
Ph.D., 1996, M.A., 1992, University of Kentucky; B.S., 1989, University of North Alabama.

Parkerson G. Seward Assistant Professor of Art
M.F.A., 2012, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania; B.S., 2007, Towson University.

Beth H. Sewell Associate Dean for the College of Education and Human Sciences, Coordinator of Instructional Leadership and the University of Alabama Doctoral Program at UNA, Professor of Education
Ed.D., 1999, M.S., 1993, B.S., 1978, Mississippi State University.

Patrick J. Shremshock Instructor in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
M.S., 2015, University of North Alabama; B.S., 1993, The Ohio State University.

Sunhui Sim Associate Professor of Geography
Ph.D., 2010, Florida State University; M.A., 2006, University of California, Santa Barbara; M.S., 2000, B.S., 1998, Konkuk University.

Jill M. Simpson Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems, Instructional Designer/Technologist
Ph.D., 2012, The University of Alabama; M.B.A., 2003, B.S., 2000, University of North Alabama.

Jeremy O. Stafford Chair of the Department of Management and Marketing, Professor of Management
Ph.D., 2007, Auburn University; M.A., 2000, Appalachian State University; B.A., 1997, The State University of New Jersey Rutgers.

D Leigh Thompson. Stanfield Associate Professor, Instructional Services Librarian
M.L.I.S., 2002, The University of Alabama; B.S., 1993, University of North Alabama.

Richard A. Statom Associate Professor of Geology
Ph.D., 2004, Colorado School of Mines; M.S., 1988, Mississippi State University; B.S., 1982, University of South Alabama.

Cynthia L. Stenger Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D., 1999, University of Missouri-Kansas City; M.A., 1983, The University of Alabama in Huntsville; B.A., 1980, Mid-America Nazarene College.

Daniel B. Stevens Professor of Music, Conductor of the Shoals Symphony at UNA, Director of the Peery Center for Orchestral Studies (UNA String Project)
D.M.A., 2010, University of North Texas; M.M., 2005, Oklahoma State University; B.M., 2000, Oberlin College.

Kevin B. Stoltz Associate Professor of Counselor Education
Ph.D., 2005, M.S., 1998, Georgia State University; B.S., 1996, Mercer University.

Christopher J. Stopera Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., 2008, North Dakota State University; B.S., 1999, Rhodes College.

Jessica E. Stovall Associate Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D., 2011, M.S., 2007, University of Arkansas; B.S.Ed., 2004, Arkansas State University-Jonesboro.

Candace L. Strait Visiting Instructor in Social Work
M.S.W., 1999, The University of Alabama; B.S.W., 1995, University of North Alabama.

Jillian C. Stupiansky Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D., 2013, M.S., 2009, University of Florida; B.S., 2007, Birmingham-Southern College.

Jonathan F. Sullivan Professor of Engineering Technology, Chemical Engineering Laboratory Coordinator
Ph.D., 2002, M.S., 2001, B.S., 1999, The University of Alabama.

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Mitsuko M. Takeuchi Professor of Sociology
Ph.D., 2005, M.A., 2000, B.A., 1991, Washington State University; B.A., 1989, Nihon University.

Shin A. Takeuchi Professor of Sociology, Ombudsman
Ph.D., 1999, M.A., 1992, B.A., 1989, B.S., 1989, Washington State University; B.A., 1987, Kansai Gaidai University.

Suzanna K. Taylor Instructor in Criminal Justice
M.S., 2008, Auburn University at Montgomery; B.S., 2000, University of North Alabama.

Mark G. Terwilliger Associate Professor of Computer Science
Ph.D., 2006, Western Michigan University; M.S., 1990, Michigan State University; B.S., 1988, Lake Superior State University.

David B. Thompson Professor of Physics
Ph.D., 1994, M.S., 1990, University of Kentucky; B.S., 1987, Kentucky Wesleyan College.

John G. Thornell Professor of History
M.Ed., 1989, Delta State College; Ph.D., 1974, The University of Texas at Austin; M.Ed., 1972, B.S.Ed., 1969, Delta State College.

Darlene P. Townsend Interim University Librarian, Associate Professor, Cataloging Librarian
M.L.I.S., 1998, B.A., 1991, The University of Alabama.

Karen M. Townsend Professor of Counselor Education
Ph.D., 2009, The University of Alabama; M.A.Ed., 2006, University of North Alabama; M.A., 1987, The University of Alabama; B.A., 1985, Samford University.

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Kathryn M. Underwood Assistant Professor of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
M.Ed., 1984, The University of Mississippi; B.S., 1983, Carson-Newman College.

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Kristen N. Van Rensselaer Professor of Finance
D.B.A., 1997, Mississippi State University; M.A., 1991, B.S., 1990, The University of Alabama.

Claudia P. Vance Chair of the Department of Foreign Languages, Professor of Modern Foreign Languages
Ph.D., 1999, M.A., 1992, The University of Alabama; B.A., 1990, University of North Alabama.

Erin N. Vaughn Instructor in Elementary Education
M.A., 2012, B.S.Ed., 2006, University of Nevada, Reno.

Christina R. Volz-Stomackin Instructor in Music
M.M., 2014, University of Massachusetts Amherst; B.M., 2012, Kennesaw State University.

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Kathryn B. Wardell Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., 2010, University of Oregon; M.A., 1991, University of California, Berkeley; B.A., 1988, Middlebury College.

Jason S. Watson Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems
Ph.D., 2014, M.S., 2008, B.A., 1999, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Brenda H. Webb Chair of the Department of Physics and Earth Science, Professor of Earth Science
Ph.D., 2009, The University of Alabama; Ed.S., 2000, M.A.Ed., 1989, University of North Alabama; M.S., 1975, B.S., 1973, The University of Tennessee at Martin.

Jennifer S. White Instructor in Management
M.B.A., 2008, University of North Alabama; B.S., 1993, Athens State University.

Leah S. Whitten Chair of the Department of Secondary Education, Associate Professor of Education
Ph.D., 2011, Auburn University; M.A.Ed., 2006, B.B.A., 2002, University of North Alabama.

Mandy J. Wicks Assistant Professor, Supervising Teacher
M.A.Ed., 1991, B.S.W., 1980, University of North Alabama.

Tracy R. Wiggins Assistant Professor of Music, Assistant Director of Bands
D.M.A., 2010, University of Hartford; M.M., 1997, The University of New Mexico; B.M., 1995, Oklahoma State University.

Laura L. Williams Associate Professor of Nursing
Ph.D., 2009, The University of Alabama at Birmingham; M.S.N., 1999, The University of Alabama in Huntsville; B.S.N., 1994, The University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Peter M. Williams Professor of Economics
M.A., 1999, Ph.D., 1999, BAccy, 1987, The University of Mississippi.

Yaschica Williams Chair of the Department of Sociology and Family Studies, Associate Professor of Sociology, Director of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Center
Ph.D., 2006, Western Michigan University; M.S.C.J., 1999, B.A., 1996, The University of Alabama.

Gretchen A. Windt Assistant Professor of Music
D.M.A., 2016, The University of Utah; M.M., 2008, University of Cincinnati; B.M.Ed., 2003, North Park University.

Kellie R. Winkles Instructor in Nursing
M.S.N., 2006, University of South Alabama; B.S.N., 2001, University of North Alabama.

Tammy S. Winner Associate Professor of English
Ph.D., 1999, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.A., 1996, Carnegie Mellon University; M.B.A., 1993, M.Ed., 1993, Frostburg State University; B.S.J., 1991, West Virginia University.

Jacqueline C. Winston Assistant Professor of Social Work
M.S.W., 1981, The University of Alabama; B.S., 1978, University of North Alabama.

Rachel M. Winston Assistant Professor of Nursing
D.N.P., 2017, M.S.N., 2009, University of South Alabama; B.S.N., 2004, University of North Alabama.

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Robert D. Young Professor of Early Childhood Education
Ed.D., 1986, Vanderbilt University; M.A.Ed., 1983, Texas Wesleyan College; B.S.Ed., 1979, Texas Christian University.

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Ryan M. Zayac Chair of the Department of Psychology, Associate Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., 2008, M.S., 2005, Auburn University; B.S., 2002, Allegheny College.

Karla V. Zelaya Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., 2015, M.A., 2006, M.A., 2001, University of Massachusetts Amherst; B.A., 1999, State University of New York College of Cortland.

Xihui Zhang Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems
Ph.D., 2009, M.S., 2004, M.S., 2002, The University of Memphis; M.S., 1996, B.S., 1993, Nanjing University.

Ping Zhao Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D., 2014, Southern Illinois University Carbondale; M.S., 2008, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine; B.S., 2003, Nanjing Medical University.