Faculty

 

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

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

Lori K. Alford Instructor, Supervising Teacher
M.Ed., 1987, The University of Southern Mississippi; B.S., 1981, Mississippi State University.

Jacquelyn A. Allen Lecturer of Kinesiology, Director for Wellness and Health Promotion
M.S., 2018, B.S., 1990, University of North Alabama.

Jean Ann H. Allen Interim Department Chair of Kinesiology, Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Ph.D., 2010, M.A., 2007, B.S.Ed., 2005, The University of Alabama.

Jonathon M. Allen Lecturer
M.S., 2013,Texas Women's University; B.A., 2010, The University of Texas at Arlington.

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

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

Matthew D. Balentine Assistant Professor of Geography
Ph.D., 2020, University of North Carolina Greensboro; M.A., 2016, University of Wyoming; B.S., 2011, University of North Alabama.

Michael S. Banks Chair of the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, 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 Senior Lecturer in Accounting
M.Acc., 2004, B.S.B.A., 2003, Auburn University.

John D. Barrett Chair of the Department of Economics, Finance, and Data Analytics, 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 and Technology, 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 Chair of the Department of Visual Arts and Design, Associate Professor of Art
M.F.A., 2013, Alfred University; B.F.A., 2009, The University of Tennessee Knoxville.

Margaret H. Bergeron Associate 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 Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
D.Sc., 2016, Jacksonville State University; M.S., 1996, Troy University; B.A., 1988, Nicholls State University.

Justin Bergh Assistant Professor of Communications
Ph.D., 2016, University of Minnesota; M.A., 2012, University of Arkansas; B.A., 2009, University of Sioux Falls.

Allison M. Berkowitz Assistant Professor of Social Work
D.S.W., 2019, University of Southern California; M.S.W., 2013, B.S.W., 2012, University of Central Florida.

Jeffrey R. Bibbee Associate Dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering, 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.

Tanja F. Blackstone Professor of Economics
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 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.

Stephane S. Bolton Instructor of Education
Ed.S., 2017, M.Ed, 2008, BSED, 2004, University of North Alabama.

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.

Miranda R. Bowie Associate 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 Associate Professor of Nursing
Ph.D., 2019, The University of Alabama at Birmingham; M.S.N., 2011, B.S.N., 2010, Jacksonville State University.

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

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

Charles B. Brooks Assistant Professor
D.M.A., 2007, Louisiana State University and A&M College; M.M., 2000, Austin Peay State University; B.A., 1997, Western Kentucky 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.

Douglas Brown Lecturer of Social Work
M.S.W., 2008, The University of Alabama; B.A., 1989, Union University.

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

Neysa L. Brown Lecturer of Nursing
M.S.N., 2018, University of North Alabama; B.S.N., 2007, Regis University.

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

Misty C. Buerhaus Instructor of Education
M.Ed, 2007, The University of West Alabama; B.S.Ed., 1999, University of North Alabama.

Randall B. Bunker Assistant Professor of Accounting
Ph.D., 2010, the University of Mississippi; M.B.A., 1998, University of Central Arkansas; B.S., 1993, Arkansas State University.

Morgan L. Burcham Lecturer of Computer Science
M.S., 2016, The University of Alabama; B.S., 2015, University of North Alabama.

Aaron C. Burgess Assistant Professor of Social Work
Ph.D., 2021, Florida International University; M.S.W., 2014, University of Maryland, Baltimore; B.S.W., 2009, Shepherd University.

Cynthia A. Burkhead Chair of the Department of English, 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 Associate 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.

Shinika L. Byrd Lecturer of Management
M.B.A., 2015, B.I.S., 2012, University of North Alabama.

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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 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 and Technology, 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.

Justin W. Carter Assistant Professor of Management
Ph.D., 2016, M.A., 2005, Bellevue University; M.B.A., 2018, B.B.A., 2003, University of North Alabama.

Victoria M. Casson Assistant Professor of Nursing
D.N.P., 2020, Chamberlain University; M.S.N., 2015, The University of Alabama at Birmingham; B.S.N., 2003, The University of Alabama.

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.

Jian Chen Assistant Professor of Geography
Ph.D., 2008, The University of Memphis; M.S., 2003, B.S., 1996, East China Normal University.

Madonna E. Choat Senior Lecturer 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.

John E. Cicala Associate Professor of Marketing
Ph.D., 2011, M.B.A., 2001, The University of Memphis; B.A., 1986, Memphis State University.

Stephanie B. Clark Assistant Professor of Nursing
Ed.D., 2018, The University of Alabama; M.S.N., 2013, B.S.N., 1994, University of North Alabama.

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.

Jonathan E. Coats Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2017, Indiana University; M.S., 2008, Xavier University.

Justin H. Coats Lecturer of Accounting
M.Acc, 2017, Auburn University; B.B.A., 2016, University of North Alabama.

Karly A. Cochran Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., 2019, Kent State University; M.A., 2014, Appalachian State University; B.A., 2012, University Of North Alabama.

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

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

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

Freda V. Coleman-Reed Associate 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 Associate Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., 1997, M.A., 1992, University of Virginia; B.A., 1989, Campbell University.

Jeffrey D. Cornelius Chair of Department of Teaching, Learning, and Leadership, 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 Associate 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 Associate 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 Chair of the Department of Biology, 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 Director of Recruitment and Retention - School of the Arts, 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 Lecturer 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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Virginia K. D'Antonio Lecturer of Sociology, Advising Coordinator
Ph.D., 2017, George Mason University; M.A., 1999, DePaul University; B.A., 1995, Chapman University.

Chris S. DaSambiagio-Moore Assistant Professor
Ph.D, 2021, M.A., 2015, B.A., 2012, The University of Alabama.

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.

Nikki L. Davenport Lecturer
M.S.N. 2017, Tennessee State University; B.S.N., 2014, Middle Tennessee State University; A.A.S., 2010, Columbia State Community College.

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

Amy P. Davis Assistant Professor of Education
Ph.D., 2019, M.A., 2003, The University of Alabama; M.A.Ed,  2009, University of North Alabama; B.A., 2000, Lipscomb University.

Ronald D. Davis, Jr. Lecturer in Computer Information Systems
Ph.D., 2020, M.S., 2009, Tennessee State University; M.B.A., 1999, LaGrange College; B.S., 1995, Georgia Institute of Technology.

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.

Jennifer S. Dawson Associate Professor of Nursing
D.N.P., 2010, M.S.N., 2000, The University of Alabama at Birmingham; B.S.N., 1997, University of North Alabama.

Shelley W. Dawson Instructor of Education
Ed.S., 2013, M.A.Ed, 2003, B.S.Ed, 1997, University of North Alabama.

Melissa G.. DeFoor Lecturer 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 Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Occupational Health Science, 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 Senior Lecturer in Mathematics
M.A.Ed., 1994, University of North Alabama; B.S.Ed., 1988, Athens State 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.

Phillip Dybicz Assistant Professor of Social Work
Ph.D., 2006, University of Kansas; M.S.W., 1998, University of Houston; B.S.Ed., 1988, Illinois State University.

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James O. Evans Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2019, The Ohio State University; M.S., 2016, B.A., 2006, Louisiana State University and A&M College; J.D., 2009, The University of Alabama.

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Janyce Fadden Lecturer in Marketing, Director of Strategic Engagement
M.B.A., 1984, Northern Illinois University; B.S., 1977, Clarkson University.

Qijuan Fang Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., 2017, M.S., 2016, Bowling Green State University; M.S., 2012, The University of Texas at San Antonio; M.A., 2007, University of Northern Iowa; B.A., 2001, Shenzhen University.

Daniel E. Fike ESL Instructor
M.B.A., 2011, University of North Alabama; M.A., 2002, The University of North Alabama in Huntsville; B.S., 1994, University of North Alabama.

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

Michael A. Floren Assistant Professor of Quantitative Methods
Ph.D., 2018, M.S., 2014, University of Northern Colorado; B.A., 2011, Bethel University.

Mark D. Foster 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 
Ph.D., 2015, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; B.S., 2010, University of North Alabama.

Litzy Galarza Assistant Professor of Communications
Ph.D., 2020, The Pennsylvania State University; M.A., 2016, University of Missouri - Columbia; B.A., 2014, University of Arizona.

Beth A. Garfrerick Associate 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, 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.

Jennifer L. Gellock Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2019, Virginia Commonwealth University; M.B.A., 2014, Saint Leo University; B.S., 2012, The University of Tampa.

Erin A. Gillespie Associate 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.

Hilary A. Glover Assistant Professor of Nursing
D.N.P., 2020, Samford University; M.S.N., 2013, The University of Alabama at Birmingham; B.S.N., 2011, University of North Alabama.

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.

Krystin N. Gollihue Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., 2019, North Carolina State University; M.F.A., 2015, The University of Alabama; B.A., 2011, The University of Chicago.

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

Leah M. Graham Chair of the Department of Politics, Justice, Law, and Philosophy, Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., 2010, University of Missouri-Columbia; M.A., 2004, University of Arkansas; B.A., 2001, Drury University.

Joseph P. Gray Assistant Professor of Music
D.M.A., 2015, University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.M., 2010, The University of New Mexico; B.M., 2007, California State University, Long Beach.

James M. Green Associate Dean of College of Education and Human Sciences, Professor of Kinesiology
Ph.D., 1999, The University of Alabama; M.S., 1996, Middle Tennessee State University; B.S., 1994, University of North Alabama.

Vickie E. Green Lecturer of Nursing
M.S.N., 2009, B.S.N., 1991, University of North Alabama.

Mark B. Greer Chair of the Department of Mathematics, Associate 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-Universitat Wurzburg.

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

Ngartelbaye Guerngar Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D., 2019, M.Prob.S., 2018, Auburn University; M.S., 2011, B.S., 2009, Universite' de Ndjamena.

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Clarissa D. Hall Chair of the Department of Nursing and Health Professions -- Undergraduate Programs, 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.

Matthew M. Hall Senior Instructor of Military Science
B.S., 2017, University of Maryland Global Campus.

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

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

Zeynep A. Harkness Instructor of ESL
M.A., 2014, University of North Alabama; M.A., 2006, Maltepe University Turkey; B.A., 2002, Istanbul Bilgi University.

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

Felecia Y. Harris Professor of Education, External Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator, Executive Director of Enrollment Management Strategic Diversity, Retention and Student Success Initiatives
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 Lecturer in Nursing
M.S.N., 2015, Troy University; B.S.N., 2011, University of North Alabama.

Timothy G. Harris Lecturer
D.M.A., 2018, The University of Alabama; M.M., 2015, University of Rochester; B.M., 2013, The University of Alabama.

Elizabeth M. Heckert Lecturer in Communications
M.M.C., 2007, B.A., 2006, University of South Carolina.

Achini K. Herath Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Ph.D., 2020, M.S., 2017, B.S.C.S., 2009, The University of Mississippi.

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

Amanda R. Hitt Lecturer of Nursing
M.S.N., 2012, The University of Alabama at Birmingham; B.S.N., 2004, 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.

Rebecca K. Hopkins Assistant Professor of Special Education
Ph.D., 2018, University of Central Florida; M.A., 2006, Fairfield University; B.A., 1996, Rutgers.

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

Vicki K. Howell Assistant Professor
Ed.D., 2017, Nova Southeastern University; M.A.Ed., 2012, The University of Alabama at Birmingham; B.S., 2010, Auburn University.

Andrea N. Hunt Associate Professor of Sociology, Director of the Mitchell-West Center for Social Inclusion, Special Assistant to the Vice President of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
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 Associate Professor of Economics
Ph.D., 2014, M.S., 2009, Carnegie Mellon University; B.S., 2007, Johns Hopkins University.

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

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

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

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 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 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 Associate 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 Associate Professor of Elementary Education, Director of Continuous Improvement and Accreditation
Ph.D., 2013, M.Ed., 2008, B.S., 2003, B.A., 1999, Auburn University.

Michael C. Johnson Chair of the Department of Cinematic Arts and Theatre, Assistant Professor of Film 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 Senior Lecturer in Biology, Lab Coordinator
M.S., 2009, The University of Tennessee-Knoxville; B.A., 2005, University of North Alabama.

Felecia M. Jones Lecturer
M.A., 2000, Middle Tennessee State University; B.A., 1998, 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.

Justin Joseph Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Ph.D., 2019, Prairie View A&M University; M.A., 2015, B.A., 2013, Morehead State University.

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Humayun Kabir Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2003, Kobe University; M.S., 1989, B.S., 1988, University of Dhaka.

Chanho Kang Associate Professor of Kinesiology, 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.

Pamela B. Kelley Lecturer of Social Work
M.S.W., 2007, Alabama A&M University; B.S.W., 2006, University of North Alabama.

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

Lauren G. Killen Associate Professor of Kinesiology, 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.

ByungHoon B. Kim Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2001, Eberhard Karls Universitat Tubingen; M.S., 1994, B.S., 1992, Korea University.

Leshan J. Kimbrough Associate Professor of Occupational Health Science, Program Director of Occupational Health Science
Ph.D., 2008, M.P.H., 2005, The University of Alabama at Birmingham; B.S., 2003, University of North Alabama.

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

Katherine C. Kinney 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 Director of Grants and Research - Visual Arts and Design, 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 Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., 2012, M.A., 2006, B.A., 2004, The University of Alabama.

Kalan E. Krueger Lecturer of Nursing
M.S.N., 2016, The University of Alabama in Huntsville; B.S.N., 2008, University of North Alabama.

Diane C. Kutz Assistant Professor in Management
D.B.A., 2020, University of South Florida; 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.

Stacy C. Lee Assistant Professor of Social Work
Ed.D., 2021, Maryville University; M.S.W., 2004, The University of Alabama; B.S.W., 2001, University of North Alabama.

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

Timothy D. Loughrist 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 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.

Thomas S. Lyons Professor
Ph.D., 2003, M.A., 1998, B.A., 1995, The University of Alabama.

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

Lamont E. Maddox 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 University Librarian, Associate 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 Senior Lecturer 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.

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.

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

Laura K. McKee Assistant Chair of the Department of Visual Arts and Design, Senior Lecturer in Fashion Merchandising
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 Interior Architecture and Design
M.F.A., 2012, Savannah College of Art and Design; B.S., 2006, University of North Alabama.

Stephen G. Melvin Senior Lecturer 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 Associate Director of School of the Arts, Chair of the Department of Music, Associate 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 Lecturer in Music
M.M., 2006, The University of New Mexico; B.M., 2003, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

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

Timothy A. Miller Assistant Professor of Military Science
M.S., 2015, B.S., 2010, University of North Alabama.

Brittnay K. Mitchell Lecturer of Nursing
M.S.N., 2012, The University of Alabama at Birmingham; B.S.N., 2009 University of North Alabama.

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

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

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

Joe W. Moody Instructor
M.A., 2010, The University of Texas at Austin; B.A., 2004, Texas State University.

Melissa M. Moore Associate Professor of Geology
Ph.D., 2012, The University of Memphis; M.S., 2003, Arizona State University; B.S., 2000, 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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Andrea F. Nate Assistant Professor of Spanish
Ph.D., 2017, M.A., 2012, Brown University; M.A., 2007, Middlebury College; B.A., 2005, The College of New Jersey.

Michelle L. Nelson Professor of Nursing, Director of Post-Licensure Nursing and Health Professions Programs
Ph.D., 2014, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; M.S.N., 2001, The University of Alabama; B.S.N., 1997, University of North Alabama.

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Eric K. O'Neal Professor of Kinesiology
Ph.D., 2010, The University of Alabama; M.S., 2006, B.S.Ed., 2005, Arkansas State University.

Whitney K. O'Neal Assistant Chair of the Department of Music, Associate 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 and Health Professions -- Graduate Programs, Director of the MSN Program, 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 Lecturer in Management
M.B.A., 2013, B.B.A., 2006, University of North Alabama.

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

Brentley S. Olive Professor of Chemistry and Occupational Health Science
Ph.D., 1999, M.S.P.H., 1996, The University of Alabama at Birmingham; B.S., 1994, University of North Alabama.

Katie Owens-Murphy Associate 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 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.

Heejoon Park Assistant Professor of Engineering Technology, Bio-Engineering Laboratory Coordinator
Ph.D., 2011, University of Wyoming; M.S., 2007, South Dakota State University; B.Eng., 2003, Chungnam National University.

John A. Parnell Professor of Management, Eminent Scholar of Business
Ph.D., 1992, Memphis State University; Ed.D., 1990, Campbell University; M.A.Ed., 1986, B.S., 1985, M.B.A., 1985, East Carolina 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 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 Vice Provost, Academic Affairs/Dean, Graduate and Online Education, 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 and Health Professions, 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.

Teresa K. Preston Associate Professor
Ph.D., 2012, M.B.A., 2004, Southern Illinois University; B.S., 1984, The University of Texas at Dallas.

Michael J. Pretes Chair of the Department of Geography, 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 Associate 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 Associate Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D., 2013, M.A., 2009, Saint Louis University; B.S., 2007, University of California, Irvine.

Steven C. Puckett Lecturer of Management
M.S., 2003, The University of Alabama at Birmingham; B.S., 1996, Auburn University.

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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Candice M. Quinn Lecturer
M.S., 2013, B.S., 2011, Cleveland State University.

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

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

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

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

Daniel A. Ray Associate Professor of Computer Science
Ph.D., 2007, M.S., 2005, B.S., 2003, The University of Alabama.

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

Ruth C. Reese Instructor
M.A., 1987, B.S.Ed., 1986, Southeast Missouri State University.

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

Lee G. Renfroe Professor of Kinesiology
Ed.D., 1994, M.A., 1989, The University of Alabama; B.S., 1984, University of North Alabama.

Lauren G. Reynolds Assistant Professor of Spanish
Ph.D., 2017, Johns Hopkins University; M.A., 2011, University of Colorado Boulder; M.A., 2008, The George Washington University; B.A., 2006, Salem College.

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.

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.

Beverly A. Russell Lecturer of Nursing
M.S.N., 2017, University of North Alabama; B.S.N., 2012, Mississippi University for Women; A.A., 2010, Itawamba Community College.

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Vincent Salpietro Assistant Professor of Theatre in Design and Technology
M.F.A., 2018, Ohio University; M.A., 2012, B.F.A., 2011, Savannah College of Art and Design.

Patricia F. Sanders Interim Chair of Department of Communication, 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.

Andrew P. Schoenherr Lecturer in Biology, Lab Coordinator
M.S., 2017, University of Northern Colorado; B.S., 2014, Saginaw Valley State University.

Chelsea B. Scott Lecturer
M.A.Ed., 2015, B.S.Ed., 2013, University of North Alabama.

Amy M. Seay Lecturer in Nursing
M.S.N., 2008, The University of Alabama Birmingham; B.S.N., 2003, The University of Alabama.

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

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

Keelie A. Sheridan Assistant Professor
M.F.A. Directing, 2016, Trinity College Dublin (The Lir); M.F.A., 2013, Brooklyn College, City University of New York; B.A., 2010, SUNY Empire State College.

Lindsey A. Sherrill Assistant Professor 
Ph.D., 2019, The University of Alabama; M.B.A., 2015, B.S., 2007, University of Montevallo.

Md Aby Sayed Shohag Assistant Professor of Engineering Technology, Graduate Coordinator
Ph.D., 2019, M.S., 2017, Florida A&M University; B.S., 2013, Bagladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka.

Patrick J. Shremshock Lecturer in Kinesiology
M.S., 2015, University of North Alabama; B.S., 1993, The Ohio State University.

Sunhui Sim 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.

Daniel Leonardos A. de Souza Assistant Professor of Art
M.F.A., 2018, University of Florida; B.I.D., 2011, University of Brasilia.

Rebecca E. Smith Assistant Professor
Ed.D., 2018, The University of Mississippi; M.Ed., 1997, B.S.Ed., 1995, Delta State University.

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

Christopher J. Stopera Associate 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.

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

Jonathan F. Sullivan Chair of the Department of Engineering and Technology, 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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M. May Takeuchi Professor of Sociology
Ph.D., 2005, M.A., 2000, B.A., 1991, Washington State University; B.A., 1989, Nihon University.

S. Alexander 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.

Marie B. Taylor Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2017, Purdue University; M.A., 2009, Georgetown University; B.A., 2004, Bethel University.

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

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

D. Brian Thompson Chair of the Department of Physics and Earth Science, Professor of Physics
Ph.D., 1994, M.S., 1990, University of Kentucky; B.S., 1987, Kentucky Wesleyan College.

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

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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 Spanish
Ph.D., 1999, M.A., 1992, The University of Alabama; B.A., 1990, University of North Alabama.

Erin N. Vaughn Assistant Professor of Elementary Education
Ph.D., 2018, Purdue University; M.A., 2012, B.S.Ed., 2006, University of Nevada, Reno.

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

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Hunter Waldman Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Ph.D., 2019, Mississippi State University; M.S., 2016, B.S., 2014, University of North Alabama.

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

Rashaun D. Warren Chair of the Department of Military Science, Professor of Military Science
M.A., 2015, Webster University; B.G.S., 2001, Kent State University.

James L. Watkins Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2019, B.A., 2011, Mississippi State University; M.Ed., 2013, Auburn University.

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

Jonathan S. Welker Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2020, M.S., 2017, B.S., 2010, University of Florida.

John P. White Visiting Faculty
B.B.A., 1999, University of North Alabama.

Leah S. Whitten 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 Associate Professor of Music, Assistant Director of Bands, Coordinator of Percussion Studies
D.M.A., 2010, University of Hartford; M.M., 1997, The University of New Mexico; B.M., 1995, Oklahoma State University.

Laura L. Williams 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 Psychology and Sociology, Professor of Sociology
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 Assistant Professor of Nursing
M.S.N., 2006, University of South Alabama; B.S.N., 2001, University of North Alabama.

Tammy S. Winner 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.

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

Alex S. Wittscheck Lecturer
M.M., 2019, Southern Utah University; B.S.M., 2010, University of North Alabama.

Timothy R. Worley Assistant Professor 
Ph.D., 2013, M.A., 2009, University of Georgia; B.A., 2007, Samford University.

Kimberly P. Wright Lecturer of Social Work
M.S.W., 2006, The University of Alabama; B.S.W., 2002, University of North Alabama.

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Ryan M. Zayac Associate Dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering, 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 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 Associate 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.

Xiaonan Zhu Assistant Professor Mathematics
Ph.D., 2019, M.S., 2014, New Mexico State University; M.S., 2012, B.S., 2008, Northwest University.

Grace M. Zills Lecturer of Nursing
M.S.N., 2014, The University of Alabama at Birmingham; B.S.N., 2011, University of Alabama.