Sep 29, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

The Faculty, 2022-2023


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CLAIRE ABERNATHY, 2010  Associate Professor of Theatre-Costume & Makeup

B.A., Samford University
M.F.A., The University of North Carolina-Greensboro

SANJEEV ACHARYA, 2020 Assistant Professor of Criminology, Sociology, Geography

B.A. Sociology, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
M.A. Sociology, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Ph.D. Medical Sociology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

REJOICE ADDAE, 2012 Associate Professor of Social Work

B.S.W., University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
M.S.W., University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Ph.D., Jackson State University

JEONGHO AHN, 2008 Associate Professor of Mathematics

B.S., Kyung Hee University-South Korea
M.S., Kyung Hee University-South Korea
Ph.D., University of Iowa

BRENDON AITKEN, 2020 Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

B.S. Exercise Science, Arkansas State University
Ph.D. Physical Therapy, Arkansas State University

CHRISTINA C. AKBARI, 2015 Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology

B.A., Lamar University
M.A., University of Houston
Ph.D., Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

MOHAMMAD AKHTER, 2015 Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Coordinator

Bachelor of Medicine, Quid-e-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur, Pakistan
Bachelor of Surgery, Quid-e-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur, Pakistan

FATMA AL AMOODY, 2018 Instructor

B.S. Chemistry, United Arab Emirates (UAE) University
M.S. Chemistry, Arkansas State University, State University, Arkansas

MOHAMMAD ABRAR ALAM, 2015 Assistant Professor of Chemistry

B.Sc., Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India
M.Sc., Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India
Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India

BAKER ALKARIMEH, 2020 Assistant Professor of Creative Media

B.A., Yarmouk University
M.S., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., Toulon University

HASHIM ALI, 2009 Associate Professor of Chemistry

B.S., United Arab Emirates University
Ph.D., University of Iowa

KACIE ALTOM, 2015 Assistant Professor in Nursing

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S.N., Arkansas State University

SCOTT ANDERSON, 2016 Assistant Professor in Communication

B.S., Oregon State University
M.A., Oregon State University
Ph.D., University of Memphis

NICHOL ANDREWS, 2020 Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Benedictine University

SUSAN ANSELM, 2005 Instructor in Early Childhood Education -Mtn. Home

B.S.E., Southeast Missouri Sate University
M.S., University of Central Arkansas
Ph.D., University of Arkansas

NICOLE ARBUCKLE, 2020 Instructor for A-State Online Faculty Support Specialist

A.A., St. Petersburg Junior College
B.S., Florida State University
M.A., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

TERRANCE ARMSTARD, 2019 Instructor Media/Multimedia

B.A., University of Louisiana Monroe
M.A., University of Louisiana Monroe

NICOLE ARNELL, 2010 Associate Professor of Graphic Design

B.A., Indiana University
M.F.A., Colorado State University

JOHN ARTIM, 2020 Instructor of Biological Sciences

B.A., University of California
M.A., University of California
M.S., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., Arkansas State University

KHEM ARYAL, 2017 Associate Professor of English & Philosophy

B.A., Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu
M.A., Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu
Ph.D., University of Missouri

CATHERINE BAHN, 2017 Instructor, A-State Online-Communication

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.A., Arkansas State University

JEFFREY R. BAILEY, 1992 Director, Library

B.A., Morehead State University
M.L.S., Clarion University of Pennsylvania

KATHERINE BAKER, 2016 Associate Professor of Art History

B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A., University of Virginia
Ph.D., University of Virginia

TIMBERLY BAKER, 2019 Associate Professor of Educational Leadership

B.S.E, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
M.S.E, Arkansas State University
Ph.D., Indiana University

TEMMA BALDUCCI, 2004 Professor of Art History

B.S., Mississippi State University -Chair, Department of Art + Design
M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ph.D., University of Kansas

JERRY BALL, 1990 Professor of English

B.A., Arkansas State University
M.A., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., University of Tennessee

TARA BANKS, 2015 Instructor in Transition Studies

A.S., Arkansas State University
B.S., Arkansas State University
B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

DEBRA L. BARNETT, 2012 Instructor in Mathematics

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.A., Arkansas State University

LUCY BARNHOUSE, 2020 Assistant Professor of Medieval History

B.A., Messiah College
M.A., Fordham University
Ph.D., Fordham University

AIREK BEAUCHAMP, 2015 Assistant Professor of Writing Studies

B.A., Southeast Missouri State University
M.A., Southeast Missouri State University
Ph.D., Binghampton University

EMILY BELLIS, 2020 Assistant Professor of Bioinformatics

B.S., Texas A&M University
Ph.D., Oregon State University

CLAUDIA BENAVIDES-ESPINOZA, 2010 Professor of Physical Education

B.A., Universidad Autonome de Nuevo Leon-Monterrey, Mexico
M.Ed., Texas A&M University
Ph.D., Texas A&M University

KERRI BENNETT, 2012 Instructor in English

B.A., Arkansas State University
M.A., Arkansas State University
M.A., University of Arkansas at Monticello

MANU BHANDARI, 2015 Assistant Professor in Strategic Communication

M.A., Pokhara University, Nepal
M.A., University of Missouri-Columbia
Ph.D., University of Missouri

ABHIJIT BHATTACHARYYA, 2019 Dean of Engineering & Computer Science

B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology- India
M.S., Rutgers University
Ph.D., Rutgers University

KRISTIN BIONDOLILLO, 1991 Professor of Psychology

B.A., West Virginia University
M.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

KOUSHIK BISWAS, 2012 Associate Professor of Physics

B.S., Vidyasagar University
M.S., Texas Tech University
M.Sc., Jadavpur University
Ph.D., Texas Tech University

CHRISTIE BLACK, 2013 Nurse Anesthesia Associate Program Coordinator

B.S., University of Central Arkansas
M.S., Arkansas State University
D.N.P., Arkansas State University

CLIFFORD BLUMBERG, 2017 Assistant Professor of Political Science

B.A., University of Texas at Arlington
M.A., University of Texas at Arlington
M.P.A., University of Texas at Arlington
Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington

RACHEL BOILLOT, 2021 Assistant Professor of Photography

B.A., School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University
B.A., Tufts University
M.A., Duke University

JENNIFER BOULDIN, 2008 Professor of Environmental Biology

B.S., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Ph.D., Arkansas State University

THAN BOVES, 2013 Associate Professor of Avian Ecology

B.S., University of Illinois
M.S., Boise State University
Ph.D., University of Tennessee

MICHAEL BOWMAN, 2012 Associate Professor of Communications

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., Arkansas State University

AUDREY DENISE BOWSER, 1998 Assistant Professor of Secondary Education and Technology -Director of Professional Education -Teacher Certification Officer

B.S.E., Arkansas State University
M.S.E., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., Iowa State University

COURTNEY BRACY, 2016 Instructor, A-State Online Integrative Studies

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.B.A., Arkansas State University

MARY JANE BRADLEY, 1987 Associate Professor of Education -Dean of Education and Behavioral Science

B.S.E., Arkansas State University 
M.S.E., Arkansas State University
Ed.S., Arkansas State University
Ed.D., Memphis State University

ROBERT BRADLEY, 2017 Assistant Professor of Athletic Training

B.S., Southeast Missouri State University
M.S., Georgia Southern University
Ed.D., United States Sports Academy

KIMBERLY BRADY, 2016 Instructor of English as a Second Language and Coordinator

B.S., University of Mississippi for Women
M.A., University of Mississippi

LINDA BRADY, 2012 Instructor of Sociology and Criminology

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.A., Arkansas State University

SHANON BRANTLEY, 2012 Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders

M.S., Arkansas State University
B.S., Arkansas State University

ANDREA BROWN, 2016 Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy

B.S., University of Central Arkansas
M.S., University of Central Arkansas

ANGELO BROWN, 2021 Assistant Professor of Criminology

A.A., Santa Rosa Junior College
B.A., Sonoma State University
M.A., Arizona State University
Ph.D., Washington State University

CHRISTOPHER R. BROWN, 1990 Professor of Economics

B.A., University of Tennessee-Knoxville
M.A., University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Ph.D., University of Tennessee-Knoxville

EDWARD BROWN, 2020 Assistant Professor of Agronomy

B.S., University of Arkansas
M.S., University of Arkansas
Ph.D., University of Missouri

SCOTT L. BRUCE, 2018 Associate Professor for Athletic Training

B.S., East Stroudsburg University
M.S., Eastern Illinois University
Ed.D., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

LANCE BRYANT, 2007 Professor of Physical Education -Associate Dean of College of Education

B.S., Mississippi State University
M.S., Mississippi State University
Ph.D., University of Alabama

KELLIE WILSON BUFORD, 2014 Associate Professor of History

B.A., North Carolina State University
M.A., University of North Carolina-Greensboro
Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

JOAN BURCHAM, 2013 Instructor in Engineering Management

B.S., Mississippi State University
M.S., Mississippi State University

KATHRYN BURNS, 2008 Instructor in Chemistry

B.A., University of Minnesota
M.S., University of Minnesota

WILLIAM A. BURNS, 1995 Associate Professor of Chemistry -Chair, Department of Chemistry and Physics

B.S., Drake University
Ph.D., University of Minnesota

JORDAN BUTCHER, 2020 Assistant Professor of Political Science

B.A., Drury University
Ph.D., University of Missouri

JULI BUXBAUM, 2018 Instructor of Music

B.M., Oklahoma State University
M.M., Arizona State University
D.M.A, Arizona State University

AMY BUZBY, 2011 Associate Professor of Political Science

B.A., Haverford College
Ph.D., Rutgers University

DONNA CALDWELL, 2004 Associate Professor of Radiologic Sciences

B.S., University of Central Arkansas
M.Ed., University of Arkansas at Little Rock

KATHARINE CAMDEN, 2020 Assistant Professor of Nursing

A.A., University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville
B.S., University of Texas at Arlington
M.S., University of Texas at Arlington
Ph.D., Chamberlain College of Nursing

JESSICA CAMP, 2016 Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S.N., Arkansas State University
M.S.N., Arkansas State University

GREGORY CANTRELL, 2020 Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

B.S., University of Memphis
M.S.E., University of Memphis
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

MATTHEW CAREY, 1997 Assistant Professor of Music

B.M., Oberlin Conservatory of Music
M.M., University of Michigan School of Music

RODNEY CARMACK, 2012 Instructor in Accounting

B.S., Arkansas State University
B.A., Arkansas State University
M.B.A., Arkansas State University

AMANDA CARPENTER, 2019 Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy

B.A., Michigan State University
M.A., Michigan State University
Ph.D., Rutgers University

BRENT ROSS CARROLL, 2010 Associate Professor of Physics

B.S., Texas Tech University
M.S., Texas Tech University
Ph.D., Texas Tech University

TOCARRA CARTER, 2012 Director of First Year Studies

B.A., Arkansas State University
M.A., Arkansas State University
Ed.S., Arkansas State University

JONATHAN CARVELL, 2021 Clinical Assistant Professor in Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management

B.A., Arkansas State University
M.A., Arkansas State University

JUSTIN CASTRO, 2013 Professor of History -Chair, Department of History

B.A., Northeastern State University
M.A., University of Central Oklahoma
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

CARL CATES. 2016 -Dean of Liberal Arts and Communication

B.A., Abilene Christian University
M.A., Abilene Christian University
Ph.D., Florida State University

JACOB CATON, 2012 Associate Professor of English and Philosophy

B.A., The University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D., University of Arizona

JASON CAUSEY, 2003 Instructor in Computer Science

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock

ERIC M. CAVE, 1995 Professor of Philosophy

B.A., Trinity University
M.A., University of California-Irvine
Ph.D., University of California-Irvine

JEFF CHANDLER, 2015 Instructor in English as a Second Language

B.A., Ambassador College

ERICK CHANG, 2007 Associate Professor of Management

B.A. and Licenciatura, Universidad Francisco Marroquin-Guatemala
M.B.A., Texas Christian University-Fort Worth
Ph.D., Mississippi State University

JEONGHEE CHOI, 2009 Associate Professor of Early Childhood

B.A., Ewha Womans University-Korea
M.A., University of Iowa
Ph.D., University of Iowa

JAMES BRIAN CHURCH, 2003 Professor of Physical Education

B.S., Murray State University
M.A., Murray State University
Ph.D., University of Alabama

LAUREN SCHACK-CLARK, 2003 Professor of Music

B.M., University of Hartford
M.A., Longy School of Music
M.M., Northwestern University
D.M.A., Boston University

HEATHER COLEMAN, 2013 Instructor in Music

B.A., Arkansas State University
M.A., University of Memphis
D.M.A., University of Memphis

JANELLE COLLINS, 1997 Professor of English

B.A., San Diego State University 
M.A., San Diego State University 
Ph.D., Washington State University

SANDRA COMBS, 2008 Associate Professor of Journalism

B.S., University of Florida-Gainesville
M.A., Michigan State University

JAMES CONWAY, 2021 Assistant Professor of History

B.A., University of Central Arkansas
M.A., University of Memphis
Ph.D., University of Memphis

JESSICA COOPER, 2020 Temporary Assistant Professor of Medical Imaging-Radiation Sciences

A.S., Arkansas State University
B.A., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

ALAN COPELIN, 2015 Instructor in Electrical Engineering

B.S., University of Southern California
B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Stanford University
J.D., University of Texas School of Law

SAVANNAH CORMIER, 2019 Instructor of Psychology

B.S., University of Louisiana Lafayette
M.S., University of Louisiana Lafayette

NICOLE COVEY, 2017 Professor of Teacher Education
-Interim Chair, Department of Teacher Education
-CAEP Coordinator

B.S.E., Arkansas State University
M.S.E., Arkansas State University
Ed.D., University of Memphis

JERRY L. CRAWFORD, 1966 Professor of Economics

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.A., University of Mississippi
Ph.D., University of Arkansas-Fayetteville

ANGELA CRIDER, 2020 Instructor in Mathematics and Statistics

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

TIMOTHY CRIST, 1999 Professor of Music

B.M., University of Georgia
M.M., University of Georgia
D.M.A., University of Georgia

WENDY CRIST, 2001 Librarian

B.F.A., University of Georgia
M.L.I.S., University of South Carolina

JESSICA CURTIS, 2015 Assistant Professor of Psychology

B.A., Oklahoma State University
M.S., Oklahoma State University
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

TERRY DANCER, 1982 Professor of Accounting

B.S.E., Henderson State University
M.B.A., Henderson State University
Ph.D., University of Mississippi

ANDREA DAVIS, 2017 Assistant Professor in History

A.A., Simon’s Rock College of Bard
A.B., Brown University
Ph.D., University of California San Diego

SARAH DAVIDSON, 2008 Assistant Professor of Nursing, MSCC

B.S., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
B.S., Southwest Texas State University

KIMBERLY M. DAVIS, 2013 Associate Professor of Special Education

B.S., Southern University and A&M College
M.Ed., Southern University and A&M College
Ph.D., Southern University and A&M College

RANDI DAVIS, 2020 Assistant Professor of Nursing

A.A., Arkansas Northeastern College
B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., Arkansas State University

SHARON DAVIS, 2009 Professor of Rehabilitation Counseling

B.A., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
M.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

BLAIR DEAN, 1996 Professor of Physical Education

B.S.E., Arkansas State University
M.S.E., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., University of Arkansas

HRISHIKESH DESAI, 2020 Assistant Professor of Accounting

B.S., University of Mumbai
M.S., University of Mumbai
M.S., University of Melbourne
Ph.D., University of Melbourne

JAMES DOERING, 2017 Jones/Schaaf Endowed Professor of Accounting -Chair, Department of Accounting

B.B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
J.D., Marquette University School of Law
LL.M., New York University School of Law

MAUREEN DOLAN, 2004 Associate Professor in Molecular Biology

B.S., Quincy University
M.S., Iowa State University
Ph.D., University of Florida

MARK DRAGANJAC, 1985 Professor of Chemistry

B.S., Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Ph.D., University of Iowa

NANCY DRAGANJAC, 2017 Instructor in Computer Sciences

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

CHERYL DUBOSE, 2007 Professor of Radiologic Sciences -Chair, Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Services

B.S., Macon State College
M.S., Midwestern State University
Ed.D., Arkansas State University

IBRAHIM DUYAR, 2020 Professor of Educational Leadership

B.S., Ankara University, Turkey
M.A., Ankara University, Turkey
Ph.D., Ankara University, Turkey
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

GARY EDWARDS, 2006 Associate Professor of History

B.A., Abilene Christian University
M.A., Abilene Christian University
Ph.D., University of Memphis

ASHRAF ELSAYED, 2006 Associate Professor of Civil Engineering

B.S., Cairo University, Egypt
MS., University of Alabama
Ph.D., University of Alabama

SHERRY ESKRIDGE, 2006 Outreach Librarian

B.A., Arkansas State University
M.L.S., Texas Woman’s University

PATRICIA FARLEY, 2020 Instructor of Educational Leadership

B.S.E., University of Arkansas
M.S.E., Arkansas State University

TRACY FARMER, 2002 Systems Librarian

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

JERRY L. FARRIS, 1992 Distinguished Professor of Biology

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute

BRUCE E. FASKE, 2015 Assistant Professor in Music

B.S., Texas A & M University-Commerce
M.M., Baylor University
D.M.A., University of Alabama

LILLIE M. FEARS, 1990 Professor of Journalism

A.A., Phillips County Community College
B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S.M.C., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia

AVERI FEGADEL, 2020 Assistant Professor of Criminology

B.A., University of South Florida
M.A., University of South Florida
Ph.D., University of South Florida

SHARLA FELKINS, 2012 Instructor in Early Childhood, Mtn. Home

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

MADISON FERGUSON, 2020 Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

LISA FERRELL, 1989 Instructor in Developmental Studies

B.S., Tennessee Technical University
M.A., Tennessee Technical University

TONJA FILLIPPINO, 2003 Associate Professor of Middle Level Education, ASU - Beebe Degree Center

B.B.A., Northeastern State University
M.E., Northwestern State University
Ed.D., University of Louisiana at Monroe

PAUL FINNICUM, 1988 Professor of Health Education

B.S., Northern Illinois University
M.S., Oklahoma State University and Sport Science
Ed.D., Oklahoma State University

KELLY FISH, 2001 Professor of Computer & Information Technology

B.B.A., University of Texas at Austin
M.I.M., American Graduate School of International Management
Ph.D., University of Mississippi

HALEY FITZGERALD, 2018 Instructor in English

B.A., Arkansas State University
M.A., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., Arkansas State University

KATHRYN FLANNIGAN, 2013 Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S.N., Baptist College of Health Sciences
M.S.N., University of Southern Indiana

ADDIE FLEMING, 2017 Instructor in Nursing

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.N.S., University of Arkansas

ROBERT FLEMING, 2019 Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

B.S.M.E, University of Arkansas
M.S.M.E., University of Arkansas
Ph.D., University of Arkansas

BROOK L. FLUKER, 2014 Assistant Professor of Aquatic Ecology

B.S., Henderson State University
M.S., University of Louisiana at Monroe
Ph.D., University of Alabama

AUDREY FOLSOM, 2013 Temporary Assistant Professor of Clinical Lab Science

B.S., Arkansas State University

STANLEY MARK FOSTER, 2015 Professor of Nursing

B.S.N., Arkansas State University
F.N.P., Arkansas State University
D.N.P., University of Southern Indiana

KRISTEN FRANYUTTI, 2020 Assistant Professor of Studio Art

B.A., University of North Texas
M.A., Michigan State University

RACHEL FREEZE, 2020 Instructor of Strategic Communication

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

LEN FREY, 2000 Professor of Management -Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.B.A., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., University of Memphis

MINDY FULCHER, 2020 Assistant Professor of Digital Innovation

B.F.A, Arkansas State University
M.F.A., University of Memphis

ANDREW GADBERRY, 2020 Temporary Instructor in English

B.A., Arkansas State University
M.A., Arkansas State University

MINGHUI GAO, 2008 Professor of Secondary Education

B.A., Teachers College-Changchun, China
M.Ed., Northeastern Normal University-Changchun, China
M.Ed., Harvard Graduate School of Education
Ed.D., Harvard Graduate School of Education

J. KENT GIBSON, 1992 Instructor in Mathematics

B.S.E., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

BEVERLY BOALS GILBERT, 1978 Professor of Teacher Education

B.A., University of Mississippi
M.S.E., University of Mississippi
Ed.D., University of Mississippi

ERIK GILBERT, 1998 Professor of History

B.A., William & Mary College
M.A., University of Vermont
Ph.D., Boston University

STEVEN GILLAND, 2021 Temporary Instructor in Computer Science

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

SHELLEY GIPSON, 2003 Professor of Art

B.F.A., Stephen F. Austin State University
M.F.A., Texas Christian University

JOY E. GOOD, 2012 Associate Professor of Speech-Language Pathology

B.A., Ouachita Baptist University
M.S., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Ph.D., Arkansas Consortium for the Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders

SCOTT GORDON, 2021 Dean of Nursing & Health Professions/Professor of Exercise Physiology

B.A., Bowdoin College
M.S., The Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

STEPHANIE GOTAY, 2017 Assistant Professor of Counseling

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University
Ed.D., The University of Memphis

KAREN GRAHAM, 2017 Assistant Professor of Teacher Education

B.S., Texas Tech University
B.A., Texas Tech University
M.A., University of Georgia
Ph.D., University of Georgia

ASHER PIMPLETON-GRAY 2012 
-Interim Chair, Department of Psychology and Counseling
-Associate Professor of Counseling

B.A., Central Michigan University
M.A., Central Michigan University
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

CHRISTOS GRECOS, 2021 Professor of Computer Science -Chair, Department of Computer Science

B.S. Concordia University, Montreal Canada
M.S., Heriott Watt University, Edinburgh Scotland
Ph.D., University of Glamorgan, Wales U.K.

V. STEVEN GREEN, 2006 Professor of Soil and Water Conservation

B.S., Brigham Young University
M.S., Purdue University
Ph.D., Purdue University

BERT GREENWALT, 1985 Professor of Agricultural Economics

B.S.A., Arkansas State University
M.S., University of Arkansas-Fayetteville
Ph.D., Mississippi State University

HEIDI GRIFFIN, 2004 Instructor in Mathematics

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

JOANNA M. GRYMES, 1989 Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education

B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S., University of Delaware
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

GAURI-SHANKAR GUHA, 2001 Associate Professor of Economics

M.S., Birla Institute of Technology & Science
M.B.A., Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

KARYN GUNNET SHOVAL, 2019 Assistant Professor of Psychology & Counseling

B.A., Wilkes University
M.Ed., Lehigh University
Ph.D., Lehigh University

KYLE GUSTAFSON, 2020 Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

B.S., University of North Dakota
M.S., University of North Dakota
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

HANS HACKER, 2007 Associate Professor of Political Science

B.A., University of North Texas
M.A., Ohio State University
Ph.D., Ohio State University

HOLLY HALL, 2008 Associate Professor of Journalism

B.A., Arkansas State University
J.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock

JOHN DAVID HALL, 1991 Professor of Psychology and Counseling

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.R.C., Arkansas State University
M.Ed., University of Cincinnati
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati

DOMINIQUE HALLETT, 2004 Reference Librarian

B.A., Arkansas State University
M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University

LEE TODD HAMMON, 2017 Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Coordinator

B.S.N., Arkansas State University
M.S.N., Arkansas State University
D.N.P., Arkansas State University

MARGARET HANCE, 2019 Instructor of Psychology

B.A., Lyon College
M.A., Austin State University
Ph.D., East Tennessee State University

GREGORY HANSEN, 2002 Professor of English & Folklore

B.A., Pennsylvania State University
M.A., Western Kentucky University
Ph.D., Indiana University

SHIVAN HARAN, 2002 Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

B.E., Osmania University-India
M.S., University of Houston
Ph.D., University of Houston

DAVID R. HARDING, JR., 1992 Associate Professor of Political Science

B.A., University of Missouri-Columbia and Public Administration
Ph.D., The Ohio State University-Columbus

MATTHEW HARMON, 2017 Assistant Professor of Nursing

A.A.S.N., Arkansas Northeastern College
B.S.A., Arkansas State University
B.S.N., Arkansas State University
M.S.N., Walden University

AHMED HASHEM, 2018 Assistant Professor of Agricultural Systems Technology

B.S., Suez Canal University
M.S., Suez Canal University
Ph.D., Purdue University

SANDRA HAWKINS, 2008 Instructor in Early Childhood

B.S.E., Arkansas State University
M.S.E., Arkansas State University

JERALD HAYS, 2017 Instructor in Math Science Institute South

B.A., University of Mississippi
M.S., Arkansas State University

BRIAN HENKELMANN, 2011 Temporary Instructor in Music

B.A., Moravian College
M.A., Moravian Theological Seminary
M.A., Concordia University

JOAN HENLEY, 2003 Associate Professor of Teacher Education

B.S.E.E., Southwest Missouri State University
M.S.E., Southwest Missouri State University
Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia

MARK HERMAN, 2020 Instructor of Philosophy

B.A., Wesleyan University
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

JOHN HERSHBERGER, 2013 Assistant Professor of Chemistry

B.S., Missouri University of Science and Technology
Ph.D., University of Kansas

KIM HESTER, 1997 Professor of Management

B.S., Jacksonville State University
M.B.A., Jacksonville State University
M.H.R.M., University of Alabama
Ph.D., University of Alabama

KATERINA HILL, 2015 Assistant Professor of Marketing

B.S., Mississippi University for Women
M.B.A., Millsaps College
Ph.D., University of Mississippi

MATTHEW HILL, 2015 Assistant Professor of Finance

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.B.A., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., Mississippi State University

MYLEEA HILL, 2003 Professor of Journalism

B.S., Harding University
M.S., Arkansas State University
Ed.D., Arkansas State University

PATRICK HILSON, 2011 Instructor in Political Science

B.A., Arkansas State University
M.P.A., Arkansas State University

VALARIE HILSON, 2005 Assistant Professor of Physical Education

B.S.E., Arkansas State University
M.S.E., Arkansas State University
Ed.D., Arkansas State University

VIRGINIA HIRSCH, 2020 Temporary Instructor in Theatre

B.A., Arkansas State University
M.A., University of North Carolina Greensboro

GINA HOGUE, 1990 Associate Professor of History -Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Services

B.S.E., Arkansas State University
M.S.E., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., University of Memphis

STEVEN HOKE Temporary Instructor in Physics

B.A., Arkansas State University
B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

RHONDA HOLCOMB, 2016 Temporary Assistant Professor in Health Studies

A.A.S.N., Arkansas State University
B.S.N., Arkansas State University
M.S.N., Arkansas State University

H. STAR HOLLOWAY, 2013 Librarian

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., University of Tennessee

GABRIEL HOROWITZ, 2017 Assistant Professor of World Languages & Cultures

B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo
Ph.D., University of Michigan

ZAHID HOSSAIN, 2012 Professor of Civil Engineering

B.S., Khulna University of Engineering and Technology
M.S., University of Oklahoma
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

PAMELA C. HRONEK, 1983 Associate Professor of History

B.A., Brigham Young University
M.Ed., University of Utah
Ph.D., Arizona State University

AIQUN HU, 2007 Associate Professor of History

B.A., Wuhan University
M.A., Wuhan University
M.A., University of York
Ph.D., Northeastern University

XIANKUI HU, 2009 Professor of Finance

B.S., Zhongshan University-China
M.S., Zhongshan University-China
M.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Ph.D., University of Memphis

XIUZHEM HUANG, 2004 Professor of Computer Science

B.S., Shandong University-China
M.S., Shandong University-China
Ph.D., Texas A&M University

GAIL I. HUDSON, 1985 Professor of Marketing -Coordinator, Neil Griffin College of Business Internship Program

B.A., University of Michigan
M.B.A., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., University of Alabama

JULIE HUGGINS, 2000 Instructor in Biological Sciences

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University
S.C.C.T., Arkansas State University

MARTIN J. HUSS, 1993 Associate Professor of Botany

B.A., Benedictine College
M.A., University of Kansas
Ph.D., University of Kansas

ANNETTE HUX, 2011 Associate Professor of Educational Leadership

B.A., Southwest Baptist University
M.A., Southeast MO University
Ed.D., Saint Louis University

YEONSANG HWANG, 2009 Associate Professor of Civil Engineering

B.S., Yonsei University-Korea
M.S., Yonsei University-Korea
Ph.D., University of Colorado

AMY D. HYMAN, 2018 Assistant Professor of Disaster Preparedness/Emergency Management

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University
Ph.D. Jacksonville State University

NIAMAT ULLAH IBNE HOSSAIN, 2021 Assistant Professor of Engineering Management

B.S., Khulna University of Engineering and Technology Khulna, Bangladesh
M.B.A., University of Dhaka Dhaka, Bangladesh
Ph.D., Bagley College of Engineering

RACHEL ISOM, 2019 Assistant Professor of English

B.A., Murray State University
M.A., Murray State University
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

ANAHITA IZADYAR, 2012 Associate Professor of Chemistry

B.S., Shiraz University
M.S., Shiraz University
Ph.D., Shiraz University

MARY E. JACKSON-PITTS, 1988 Professor of Radio-Television

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

SHARON JAMES, 2014 Assistant Professor of Management

B.S., Florida A & M University
M.B.A., Washington University
Ph.D., University of Minnesota

DEREK JENKINS, 2017 Assistant Professor of Music

B.M., University of Missouri, Kansas City
M.M., Rice University

LISA JENNINGS, 2001 Assistant Professor of Nursing-ASU-Mountain Home

B.S.N., Indiana University Northwest
M.S.N., Arkansas State University

KWANGKOOK JEONG, 2010 Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

B.S., Ajou University
M.S., KAIST, Daejeon
Ph.D., Lehigh University

HAI JIANG, 2004 Professor of Computer Science

B.S., Beijing University of Posts and Communications
M.A., Wayne State University
Ph.D., Wayne State University

J. BRUCE JOHNSON, 1994 Professor of Physics

B.S., Brigham Young University
M.S., University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
Ph.D., University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign

KRISTIN JOHNSON, 2017 Assistant Professor of Psychology & Counseling

B.A., Nicholls State University
Spec., Nicholls State University
Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

MICHELE JOHNSON, 2007 Instructor in Early Childhood

B.S.E., Arkansas State University
M.S.E., Arkansas State University

RONALD L. JOHNSON, 1992 Professor of Zoology

B.S., California State University
M.A., University of Northern Colorado
D.A., University of Northern Colorado

WARREN JOHNSON, 1998 Associate Professor of French and Comparative Literature

B.A., University of Iowa
A.M., University of Michigan
Ph.D., University of Michigan

NATALIE JOHNSON-LESLIE, 2004 Associate Professor of Secondary Education

B.A., University of Technology-Jamaica
M.S., Iowa State University
Ph.D., Iowa State University

JORDAN JONES, 2018 Temporary Instructor of Spanish

B.A., University of Arkansas
M.A., University of Arkansas

SHARON JONES, 2020 Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders

B.S., Henderson State University
M.S., University of Central Arkansas
Ph.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

CHERISSE JONES-BRANCH, 2003 
-Dean of Graduate School
-Professor of History

B.A., College of Charleston 
M.A., College of Charleston
Ph.D., The Ohio State University

CHRISTOPHER JORDAN, 2018 Assistant Professor of Nursing

A.A.S., Arkansas Northeastern College
B.S.N., Saint Louis University
M.S.N., Saint Louis University

ANNA KAUSLER, 2012 Instructor in Teacher Education, ASU-Mid South

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

BECKY KEITH, 2001 Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

B.S., University of Central Arkansas

RYAN R. KELLY, 2010 Professor of Reading

B.A., University of Iowa
M.S.E., Iowa State University
Ph.D., Iowa State University

BRANDON A. KEMP, 2010 Associate Professor of Engineering

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., University of Missouri-Rolla
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

NIKKI KEMP, 2017 Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

SARAH M. KENDIG, 2013 Professor of Sociology

B.S., James Madison University
M.A., University of Maryland
Ph.D., University of Maryland

DONALD W. KENNEDY, 1993 Professor of Animal Science -Associate Dean, College of Agriculture

B.S., Sam Houston State University
M.Ed., Sam Houston State University
Ph.D., Louisiana State University

JAMES KENNON, 2001 Professor of Science Education

B.S., Arkansas State University
B.S.E., Arkansas State University
M.S.E., Arkansas State University
Ed.D., University of Memphis

DAVID KERN, 2001 Associate Professor of Finance

B.S., University of North Alabama
M.B.A., University of North Alabama
M.S.B.A., Mississippi State University
Ph.D., Mississippi State University

JOSEPH KEY, 2002 Associate Professor of History

B.A., Lyon College
M.A., Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
M.A., West Texas A & M
Ph.D., University of Arkansas

DIXIE KEYES, 2006 Professor of Middle Level Education

B.S.E., University of Central Arkansas
M.Ed., University of Texas, Pan-American
Ph.D., University of Houston

SHUBHALAXMI KHER, 2008 Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

B.Engr., Devi Ahilya University-India
M.Engr., Devi Ahilya University-India
Ph.D., Devi Ahilya University-India

DONGHOON KIM, 2016 Associate Professor of Computer Science

B.A., Gangneung-Wonju National University, Korea
M.S., Auburn University
Ph.D., North Carolina State University

GWANSEON KIM, 2019 Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics

B.A., Mississippi State University
M.S., Mississippi State University
Ph.D., University of Kentucky

JI SEUL KIM, 2020 Assistant Professor of Public Administration

B.S., Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea
M.P.P., Arizona State University

JULIE KING, 2020 Assistant Professor of Occupational & Environmental Safety

B.S., Ouachita Baptist University
M.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake
Ph.D., Texas A&M University

PAMELA LEWIS-KIPKULEI, 2016 Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy

B.S., Washington University
M.S., Harding University
O.T.D., Chatham University

TRACY KLOTZ, 2012 Instructor in Biological Sciences

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

CHERYL KNIGHT, 2015 Assistant Professor of Social Work

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.A., Arkansas State University
M.S.W., University of Tennessee

HIDEYA KOIZUMI, 2009 Associate Professor of Chemistry

B.S., Oklahoma State University
B.S., Oklahoma State University
Ph.D., University of Utah

VEENA KULKARNI, 2008 Associate Professor of Sociology

B.A., University of Delhi-India 
M.A., University of Delhi-India
Ph.D., University of Maryland-College Park

MARIKA KYRIAKOS, 2008 Professor of Music

B.M., University of Missouri-Kansas City 
M.M., University of Missouri-Columbia
D.M.A, University of Texas-Austin

JULIE LAMB-MILLIGAN, 2000 Professor of Gifted, Talented

B.S., Arkansas State University and Creative Education
M.S.E., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., Kent State University

SARAH LABOVITZ, 2012 Professor of Music

B.M., Bowling Green State University -Associate Director of Bands
M.M.Ed., Indiana University
Ph.D., University of Kansas

AMANDA JANE LAMBERTUS, 2010 Associate Professor of Mathematics -Chair, Mathematics and Statistics

B.A., Indiana University
M.S., North Carolina State University
Ph.D., North Carolina State University

ROBERT LAWRENCE LAMM, 1991 Professor of English

B.A., University of Oklahoma
M.A., University of Oklahoma
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

ELLIOTT LARSEN, 2016 Assistant Professor of Music

B.M., The Boston Conservatory
M.M., The Boston Conservatory
D.M.A., University of Kentucky

MICKEY LATOUR, 2020 Professor in Agriculture -Dean, College of Agriculture

B.S., Southeastern Louisiana State University
M.S., Mississippi State University
Ph.D., Mississippi State University

DAVID LaVETTER, 2004 Professor of Physical Education/Sports Management

B.S., University of Utah Sports Management
M.Ed., University of Nevada
Ph.D., University of New Mexico

SELYE LEE, 2019 Assistant Professor of Criminology

B.L., Kyonggi University- South Korea
M.A., Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

H. STEVE LESLIE, 2015 Assistant Professor of Business Communication

B.S., University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
M.B.A., Manchester Business School, Manchester, England
M.S., Arkansas State University
M.A., Arkansas State University
Ed.D., Arkansas State University

MARK LEWIS, 2003 Temporary Instructor in Law

B.S., Arkansas State University
J.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock

NING LIU, 2018 Instructor in Mathematics and Statistics

B.S., Shanghai University, China
M.S., University of Memphis

ERNESTO B. LOMBEIDA, 1985 Associate Professor of Spanish

B.A., Universidad Central, Quito, Ecuador and French
M.A., University of Texas-Austin
Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin

ARGELIA LORENCE, 2005 Professor of Metabolic Engineering

B.S., UAM-I, Mexico
M.S., UNAM, Mexico
Ph.D., UNAM, Mexico

JESUS MANUEL LOZANO, 2018 Temporary Instructor in Spanish

B.S., University of Arkansas
M.A., University of Arkansas

MARGARET MAHONEY, 2020 Assistant Professor of Criminology

B.S., Eastern Kentucky State University
M.S., University of Louisville
D.S., University of Delaware

SCOTT MANGAN, 2020 Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

B.S. University of Wisconsin
M.S., University of Wisconsin
Ph.D., Indiana University

JACOB MANLOVE, 2020 Assistant Professor of Agriculture Economics

B.A., University of Arkansas
M.S., University of Arkansas
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

MARY J. MANN, 2015 Instructor in Mathematics

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

DENISE MANNING, 1986 Instructor in Mathematics

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

TRAVIS MARSICO, 2010 Associate Professor of Biology

B.S., Arkansas Technical University
M.S., University of Arkansas
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

MELANIE MATA, 2012 Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S., University of Michigan-Flint
M.S., Michigan State University

MITCHELL MATHIS, 2019 Instructor of Physical Education

B.S.E, Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

CASSANDRA MASSEY, 2019 Assistant Professor of Nurse Anesthesia

A.S.N., Arkansas State University
B.S.N., Arkansas State University
M.S.N., Texas Wesleyan University
DNAP, Texas Wesleyan University

MONTY MAY, 2019 Instructor Transition Studies

B.B.A., Arkansas State University
M.Ed., Arkansas State University

WILLIAM B. MAYNARD, 1987 Associate Professor of History

B.A., California State University-Long Beach
M.A., University of Durham, England
Ph.D., University of Durham, England

JACKIE McBRIDE, 2002 Professor of Education

B.S.E., Arkansas State University
M.S.E., Arkansas State University
Ed.D., Arkansas State University
Ed.S., Arkansas State University

ROBERT MCCARROLL, 2016 Instructor of Art

B.F.A., Arkansas State University
M.A., Arkansas State University
M.F.A, University of Memphis

KAREN McDANIEL, 2011 Associate Professor of Management

B.S.B.A., Union University
M.B.A., Union University
Ph.D., University of Memphis

ANNE McGEE, 2011 Associate Professor of Spanish

B.A., Western Michigan University
M.A., Western Michigan University
Ph.D., University of Michigan

LORETTA McGREGOR, 2005 Professor of Psychology

B.A., Ouachita Baptist University
M.S., Emporia State University
Ph.D., Wichita State University

MARK McJUNKIN, 1989 Associate Professor of Teacher Education

B.S., Northeastern Oklahoma State University
M.Ed., Northeastern Oklahoma State University
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

TANYA McKAY, 2004 Professor of Entomology

B.S., Arcadia University - Nova Scotia
M.S., University of Manitoba
Ph.D., Kansas State University

BRINDA McKINNEY, 2012 Assistant Professor of Nursing

A.A.S., Black River Technical College
A.S.N., Park College
B.S.N., Arkansas State University
M.S.N., Walden University

JEFF McLAUGHLIN, 2004 Assistant Professor of Theatre

B.A., Baker University
M.F.A., University of Missouri-Kansas city

WILLIAM McLEAN, 2002 
-Associate Professor of Political Science
-Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Relations

B.A., Arkansas State University 
M.A., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., University of New Orleans

ZELDA McMURTRY, 2002 Assistant Professor of Early Childhood

B.A., Harding University
M.Ed., Harding University
Ed.D., University of Memphis

HEATHER MCNAMEE, 2019 Assistant Professor of History

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.A., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., University of Memphis

COLLEEN MCKNICKLE, 2021 Assistant Professor of Music

B.A., Augustana College
M.M. Ed., University of Illinois
Ph.D., Michigan State University

FABRICO MEDINA-BOLIVAR, 2005 Professor of Plant Metabolic Engineering,

B.S., Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru ABI/Department of Biological Sciences Licentiate, Cayetano Heredia University and International Potato Center, Lima
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

MEAGAN MEDLEY, 2018 Assistant Professor of Psychology

B.S., Mississippi State University
M.S., Mississippi State University
Ph.D., Mississippi State University

MICHAEL MEDRICK, 2020 Temporary Instructor in Music

B.M., University of Tennessee at Knoxville
M.A., University of Texas at Dallas
D.M.A., University of Memphis

SUZANNE COLLIER MELESCUE, 1997 Associate Professor of Mathematics

B.S., University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
M.S., University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Ph.D., University of Tennessee-Knoxville

JOHN MELLO, 2006 Professor of Supply Chain Management

B.A., Central Connecticut State University
M.P.A., University of New Haven
M.S.M., Wilmington College
Ph.D., University of Tennessee

MICHELLE MERRITT, 2012 Associate Professor of Philosophy

B.A., University of North Florida
M.A., University of South Florida
M.A., University of South Florida
Ph.D., University of South Florida

JONATHAN MERTEN, 2012 Associate Professor of Chemistry

B.S., University of Virginia
Ph.D., University of Florida

JIE MIAO, 1998 Professor of Mathematics

B.S., Hangzhou University-PR China
M.S., Hangzhou University-PR China
Ph.D., Michigan State University

MOHAMED SALEM MILAD, 2017 Assistant Professor of Statistics

B.S., Garyounis University
M.S., University Science Malaysia
M.S., Missouri University of Science & Technology
Ph.D., Missouri University of Science & Technology

STEVEN PAUL MINOR, 2015 Temporary Instructor in Electrical Engineering

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., University of Arkansas

PRADEEP MISHRA, 2001 Instructor in Printing

B.S., Kanpur University-India -Director, Printing Services
B.S., Arkansas State University
M.P.A., Arkansas State University

FARHAD MOEENI, 1991 Professor of Computer & Information Technology

B.S., Tehran School of Business Administration, Iran
B.S., Arizona State University
M.S., University of Arizona
Ph.D., University of Arizona

AMANDA MOHLER, 2016 Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy

A.A.S., Parkland College
B.S.W., Illinois State University
O.T.D., Washington University School of Medicine

BRYAN MOORE, 1997 Professor of English

B.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock
M.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Ph.D., Texas Christian University

CARLITTA MOORE, 2019 Assistant Professor of Athletic Training

B.S., Fayetteville State University
M.S., University of Tennessee
Ed.D., Fayetteville State University

VICENT MORENO, 2012 
-Associate Professor of Spanish
-Chair, Department of English and Philosophy
-Chair, Department of World Languages

B.A., Universitat de Valencia
M.A., West Virginia University
Ph.D., Indiana University

JULIET MORROW, 1997 Assistant Professor of Archaeology

B.A., Washington University-St. Louis (U of A /Arkansas Archaeological Survey)
M.A., Washington University-St. Louis
Ph.D., Washington University-St. Louis

LARRY G. MORTON, II, 2012 Associate Professor of Social Work

B.A., Saint Louis University -Co-Chair, Department of Social Work
M.A., University of Missouri-St. Louis
M.S.W., Saint Louis University
Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis

SUSAN MOTTS, 2011 Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

B.H.S., University of Kentucky
M.S., Texas Woman’s University
M.S., University of Louisville
Ph.D., Kent State University

STEPHEN MULLIN, 2020 Professor of Biological Sciences

B.A., University of California at Berkeley -Chair, Department of Biological Science
M.S., University of South Florida
Ph.D., University of Memphis

STEVEN MUZATKO, 2020 Assistant Professor in Accounting

B.S., University of Wisconsin
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

MONICA MYERS, 2015 Temporary Assistant Professor of Sociology

B.S., Brigham Young University
M.A., University of Arizona
Ph.D., University of Arizona

WAYNE NAREY, 1990 Associate Professor of English

B.A., David Lipscomb College
M.A., New School for Social Research
Ph.D., City University of New York

MOHAMMAD NARIMANI, 2021 Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

B.S., Razi University of Kermanshah
M.S., Shiraz University of Technology
Ph.D., Missouri University of Science and Technology

NIKESHA NESBITT, 2009 
-Associate Dean, University College 
-Instructor in Transition Studies

B.A., University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff
M.A., Arkansas State University
Ed.D., Arkansas State University

LORIN NEUMAN-LEE, 2017 Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

B.S., Iowa State University
M.S., Eastern Illinois University
Ph.D., Utah State University

DAVID NEWMAN, 2016 Professor of Animal Science

B.S., University of Missouri-Columbia
Ph.D., North Dakota State University

KENNETH NICHOLS, 2020 Instructor in Transition Studies Mathematics

A.S., University of Arkansas Rich Mountain
B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

ELIZABETH NIX, 2004 Associate Professor of Nursing

B.S.N., Arkansas State University
M.S.N., Arkansas State University

SARATH NONIS, 1991 Professor of Marketing

B.A., University of North Texas
M.B.A., University of North Texas
Ph.D., University of North Texas

BILINDA LANE NORMAN, 2010 Professor of Nursing

B.S.N., Arkansas State University
M.S.N., Arkansas State University

JOHN NOWLIN, 2018 Assistant Professor of Agriculture & Technology Studies

B.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro

JODY NUTT, 2020 Assistant Professor of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences

A.A.S., Arkansas State University
B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Louisiana State University

TIMOTHY OLIVER, 2007 Professor of Music -Director of Bands -Coordinator of Wind and Percussion Studies

B.A.M., Truman State University
M.A.M., Truman State University
M.A.E., Truman State University
Ph.D., Florida State University

ALLYN ONTKO, 2008 Associate Professor of Chemistry

B.S., University of Minnesota
M.S., University of Wyoming
Ph.D., Iowa State University

LACY CRUMRINE OVERLEY, 2013 Assistant Professor of Counseling

B.S., Mississippi State University
M.E.,The University of Mississippi

JOHN OWEN, 2000 Professor of Music

B.A., Arkansas Tech University
M.M., University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
D.M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign

RUTH OWENS, 1997 Associate Professor of Spanish

B.A., Longwood College
M.A., West Virginia University
Ed.D., West Virginia University

TAMARA PACE-GLOVER, 2015 Assistant Professor of Social Work

B.A., University of Arkansas
M.S., Arkansas State University

ARIANNE PAIT, 2002 Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro

PO-LIN PAN, 2009 Associate Professor of Radio-Television

B.A., Shin Hsin University-Taiwan
M.A., Bowling Green University
Ph.D., University of Alabama

ALISON PAOLINI, 2020 Assistant Professor of Counseling

B.A., Hofstra University
M.S., Long Island University
Ph.D., University of South Florida

JEONGMOON PARK, 2021 Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

B.S. Korea Aerospace University
M.S. Purdue University 
Ph.D. Texas A&M University

DONNA PARKER, 2007 Instructor in Social Work/Director of Field Education

B.A., Arkansas State University
M.S.W., University of Tennessee-Memphis

LESLIE DANIELLE PARKER, 2015 Assistant Professor of Graphic Design

B.F.A., Arkansas State University
M.F.A., Vermont College of Fine Arts

WILLIAM H. PAULSEN, 1990 Professor of Mathematics

B.A., Washington University
M.A., Washington University
Ph.D., Washington University

AMY PEARCE, 2001 Professor of Psychology

B.S., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., Australian National University

DAVID PEARLMAN, 2020 A ssociate Professor of Hospitality Management

B.A., San Diego State University
M.A., California State University
Ph.D., Michigan State University

GALEN PERKINS, 2016 Instructor in Sports Media

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

MELODIE PHILHOURS, 1985 Associate Professor of Marketing

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.B.A., Arkansas State University
Ed.D., Arkansas State University

CRISTY PHILLIPS, 2012 Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., University of Central Arkansas
Ed.D., Arkansas State University

BENJAMIN POKU, 2020 Assistant Professor of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management

B.S., Centennial College, Canada
M.P.H., Armstrong Atlantic State University
Ph.D., Georgia Southern University

DWAYNE POWELL, 2016 Instructor in Accounting

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.B.A., Arkansas State University

VERONIKA PRIBYSLAVSKA, 2017 Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

B.S., Murray State University
M.S., Middle Tennessee State University
Ph.D., Middle Tennessee State University

TRINITY PULLAM, 2019 Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S., Southeast Missouri State University
M.S., University of Central Missouri
Ph.D., University of Missouri

JAKE QUALLS, 2011 Assistant Professor of Computer Science

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University
Ph.D. University of Arkansas at Little Rock

PATRICIA QUINN-JOHNSTON, 2005 Professor of Business Law

B.A., Vanderbilt University
D.J., Vanderbilt University

GARY RAILSBACK, 2020 Assistant Professor of Doctoral Program

B.S., Northwest Christian College Leadership and Special Education
M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary
M.B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University
M.A., Azusa Pacific University
Ph.D., University of California

TAREK RAGAB, 2016 Associate Professor of Civil Engineering

B.S., Alexandria University, Egypt
M.S., Alexandria University, Egypt
M.S., State University of New York at Buffalo
Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo

​BRAD RAWLINS, 2012
-Director of School of Media and Journalism
-Professor of Journalism

B.A., Washington State University 
M.A., University of Alabama
Ph.D., University of Alabama

LESLIE REED, 2016 Instructor of English

B.A., Arkansas State University
M.A., Arkansas State University

JUDY REED, 2017 Instructor of Accounting

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

CATHERINE REESE, 1997 Professor of Public Administration

B.A., Rhodes College
M.P.A., University of Memphis
D.P.A., University of Georgia

WILTON REMIGO, 2020 Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

B.R.S., Northeast Brazil College, Brazil
B.H.S., Weimar College
B.S., Catholic University of Salvador, Bahia, NE Brazil
M.S.A., Andrews University
Ph.D., Loma Linda University

YIFENG REN, 2013 Instructor in Technology

B.S., Huazhong University of Science and Technology
M.S., Southeast Missouri State University

LISA A. RICE, 2015 Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education

B.A., Mills College
M.S., University of North Dakota
Ph.D., University of Wyoming

JERICA RICH, 2020 Assistant Professor of Animal Science

B.S., University of New Hampshire
M.S., South Dakota State University
Ph.D., South Dakota State University

JOSEPH RICHMOND, 2016 
-Chair of Emergency Management and Occupational Health
-Associate Professor of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management

B.A., Arkansas State University
M.P.A., Arkansas State University
Ph.D. Northeastern University

HEIDI RIGSBEE, 2019 Instructor in Health, Physical Education & Sports Science

B.S., University of Northern Colorado
B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

STEVEN RILEY, 2018 Instructor of Music

B.M.E., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.A., University of Iowa
Ph.D., University of Iowa

THOMAS RISCH, 2001 
-Vice Provost for Research and Technology Transfer
-Executive Director of ABI
-Professor of Animal Ecology

B.S., Stockton State College 
M.S. Frostburg State University
Ph.D., Auburn University

LARZ ROBERTS, 2004 Instructor in Radio-Television

B.S., Florida A&M University
M.A., University of Mississippi
M.A., University of Iowa

JOHN ROBERTSON, 2000 Professor of Accounting

B.A., University of Tennessee-Knoxville
M.B.A., Vanderbilt University
Master of Laws, University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa
J.D., Vanderbilt University

ROBERT ROBINETTE, 2009 Librarian

B.A., Arkansas State University
M.S., University of Tennessee-Knoxville

DASHANYUA ROBINSON, 2020 Assistant Professor of Theatre

B.A., Penn State University
M.A., Miami University
M.F.A., Texas Tech University

C. WILLIAM ROE, 2000 Professor of Management

B.S., Mississippi State University
M.B.A., Mississippi State University
D.B.A., Mississippi State University

VIRGINIE ROLLAND, 2011 Professor of Quantitative Wildlife Ecology

B.S., University Lyon I, France
M.S. Population and Ecosystem Biology, University Lyon I, France
M.S. Ecology Evolution Biometry, University Lyon I, France
Ph.D., University Paris VI, France

JEANNEAN ROLLINS, 1991 Associate Professor of Radiologic Sciences

B.S., Northeast Louisiana University
M.R.C., Arkansas State University

BENJAMIN ROUGEAU, 2009 Instructor of Chemistry

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.A., Arkansas State University

PAULA RUBY, 2001 Professor of Computer & Information Technology

B.S.E., Arkansas State University
M.S.E., Arkansas State University
Ed.D., University of Tennessee-Knoxville

KRISTEN RUCCIO, 2019 Assistant Professor of English & Philosophy

B.A., University of Alabama
M.A., University of Alabama
Ph.D., Georgia State University

DAVID A. SAARNIO, 1993 Professor of Psychology

B.A., Florida Atlantic University
M.A., Florida Atlantic University
Ph.D., University of Michigan

CHRISTOPHER SALDIVAR, 2019 Temporary Instructor in Computer Science

B.A., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

AMANY SALEH, 1997 Professor of Education

B.Sc., Cairo University
M.A., University of Alabama
Ph.D., University of Alabama

EDWARD G. SALO, 2014 Associate Professor of History

B.S., East Tennessee State University
M.A., Middle Tennessee State University
Ph.D., Middle Tennessee State University

CAISA SANBURG, 2017 Assistant Professor of Theatre

B.S., Colorado Mesa University
M.A., Illinois State University

TODD SANDERS, 2019 Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy

B.S., Harding University
B.S., Arkansas State University-Beebe
M.O.T., University of Tennessee Health Science Center

WESTON SANDUSKY, 2018 Assistant Professor of Counseling

B.S., Arkansas State University
Ed.S., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., Arkansas State University

JOSEPH SARTORELLI, 1985 Professor of Philosophy

B.A., University of Chicago
B.Phil., Oxford University
M.S., Wright State University
Ph.D., Oxford University

BRETT SAVARY, 2006 Research Professor of Protein Chemistry

B.S., Iowa State University
M.S., University of Tennessee
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

LISA SCHAFER, 2005 Assistant Professor of Nursing -Site Coordinator, MSCC

B.S.N., Memphis State University
M.S.N, University of Tennessee

HILARY SCHLOEMER, 2016 Associate Professor of Management

B.A., University of Kansas
Ph.D., University of Kansas

FARLEY SCHWEIGHART, 2018 Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

B.S., Oklahoma State University
M.P.T., Arkansas State University

​SARAH SCOTT, 2008 
-Associate Professor of Communication Studies

B.A., University of North Carolina
M.A., Arkansas State University
Ph.D. University of Memphis

GIDGET R. SCRIVNER, 1994 Instructor in Computer Science

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

ERIC SCUDAMORE, 2017 
-Asociate Professor of Exercise Science

B.S., The University of Alabama
M.S., University of North Alabama
Ph.D., Middle Tennessee State University

SANDRA B. SEAY, 1967 Assistant Professor of Music

B.S.E., University of Missouri
M.A., University of Missouri

RICHARD SEGALL, 1998 Professor of Computer & Information Technology

B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
M.S./M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts at Amherst

ILWOO SEOK, 2010 Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

B.S., Hanyang University
M.S., Hanyang University
Ph.D., University of California

JOHN SEYDEL, 1995 Professor of Computer & Information Technology

B.S., University of Colorado
M.B.A., Boise State University
Ph.D., Texas A&M University

RAJESH SHARMA, 2009 Associate Professor of Renewable Energy Technology

B.S., St. Johns’ College-India
M.S., St. Johns’ College-India
M.S., University of Florida-Gainsville
Ph.D., University of Illinois

ALICIA SHAW, 2016 Associate Professor in Teacher Education and Leadership

B.S.E., Arkansas State University
M.S.E, Arkansas State University
Ed.D., Arkansas State University

APRIL SHEPPARD, 2005 Assistant Library Director

B.A., Arkansas State University
B.F.A., Arkansas State University
M.L.S., Texas Women’s University

CHEYENNE SHEPPARD, 2019 Temporary Instructor in Electrical Engineering

B.S., Arkansas State University
B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

ROBERT SHIELDS, 2021 Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

B.S., Newcastle University, Newcastle, United Kingdom
Ph.D., Newcastle University, Newcastle, United Kingdom

AMY JO SHOLLENBARGER, 2011 
-Chair, Communication Disorders
-Associate Professor of Communication Disorders

B.A., Harding University -Interim Chair, Communication Disorders
M.C.D., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

NAIRAM DA SILVA SIMOES, 2020 Assistant Professor of Music

B.A., University of Memphis
M.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

TABATHA SIMPSON-FARROW, 2019 Writing Center Director

A.A., Northeastern College
B.A., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

JOLLEAN SINCLAIRE, 2007 Associate Professor of Computer and Information Technology

B.B.A., University of Memphis
M.B.A., University of Memphis
Ph.D., University of Memphis

JACQUES SINGLETON, 2008 Associate Professor of Special Education

B.S. University of Southern Mississippi
M.S.W., University of Southern Mississippi
Ed.D., University of Memphis

TOPEKA SINGLETON, 2020 Assistant Professor of Doctoral Program

B.A., University of Memphis
M.A., University of Memphis
Ed.D., University of Memphis

RONALD W. SITTON, 2015 Assistant Professor of Media

B.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock
M.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Ph.D., University of Tennessee

THILLAINATARAJAN SIVAKUMARAN, 2012
-Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management & Global Outreach
-Associate Professor of Educational Leadership

B.S., University of Washington
M.S., University of Tennessee
Ph.D., University of Tennessee

KRISTA SNELLGROVE, 2004 Professor of Nursing

B.S.N., Arkansas State University
M.S.N., Arkansas State University

JOSEPH SOUTHERLAND, 2021 A ssistant Professor of Physical Therapy

B.S. Arkansas State University
M.S. Arkansas State University
Ph.D., Arkansas State University

MICHAEL P. SPIKES, 1987 Professor of English

B.A., Mississippi State University
M.A., Indiana University
Ph.D., Indiana University

NATHAN STEPHENS, 2013 Temporary Instructor in Biology

B.S., Black Hills State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

JASON STEWART, 1998 Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Texas A&M University

WILLIAM R. (RICK) STRIPLING, 2011 Associate Professor of Educational Leadership -Director, College Student Personnel Program

B.A., University of Florida-Tampa
M.S., Arkansas State University
Ed.S., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

JONATHAN STUBBLEFIELD, 2021 Assistant Professor in Arkansas Biosciences Institute

B.S., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., University of Arkansas Medical Sciences
Ph.D., Arkansas State University

HUNG-CHI SU, 2003 Associate Professor of Computer Science

B.S., National Cheng-Kung University
M.S., Oklahoma State University
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

RYAN SULLIVAN, 2019 Assistant Professor of Music

B.M./B.M.E., University of Missouri
M.M., Texas Tech University
D.M., University of North Texas

KRISTEN SUMLER, 2016 Instructor in English Learning Academy

B.A., University of Central Arkansas
M.A., Arkansas Tech University

ANDREW T. SUSTICH, 1991 Professor of Physics

B.S., University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
M.S., University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
Ph.D., University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign

ANDREW SWEET, 2021 Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

B.S., Grove City College
Ph.D., University of Illinois

RICHARD W. TAYLOR, 1984 Professor of Finance

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.B.A., University of Arkansas-Fayetteville
Ph.D., Louisiana Tech University

TINA TEAGUE, 1988 Professor of Plant Science/Entomology

B.S., University of Arkansas-Fayetteville
M.S., University of Arkansas-Fayetteville
Ph.D., Texas A&M University

HAO TENG, 2020 Assistant Professor of Statistics

B.S., University of Melbourne
M.S., University of Texas El Paso
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

NEAL TERNES, 2020 A ssistant Professor of Sport Management/Administration

B.A., University of Iowa
M.S., Florida State University
Ph.D., Florida State University

DINAH TETTEH, 2016 Associate Professor of Communication Studies

B.Ed, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana
M.A., East Tennessee State University
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

PHILIP TEW, 2009 Associate Professor of Finance

B.B.A., University of Mississippi
M.B.A., University of Mississippi
M.T., University of Mississippi
J.D., University of Mississippi
Ph.D., University of Mississippi

KERRY TEW, 2014  -Neil Griffin College of Business First Year Student Success Coordinator

B.S., University of Mississippi
B.A., University of Mississippi
M.A., University of Mississippi

MATTHEW THATCHER, 2008 Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

B.A., University of California-Berkleley -Communication Studies Online Degree Program Coordinator
M.A., University of Iowa
Ph.D., University of Iowa

CHRISTOPHER THIGPEN, 2017 Temporary Instructor of Biological Sciences

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

MARCELINE THOMPSON-HAYES, 2004 Professor of Communication Studies

B.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock
M.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Ph.D., The University of Memphis

KATE TITSWORTH, 2016 Instructor of Health, Physical Education and Sport Sciences

B.A., University of Arkansas at Monticello
M.S., Arkansas State University

HENRY TORRES, 2002 
-A-State System Vice-President for Information and Technology
-Instructor in Information Technology

B.S., Texas Tech University -Chief Information Officer
M.B.A., Henderson State University

RONALD W. TOWERY, 1988 Professor of Teacher Education

B.S., Mississippi State University
M.Ed., Mississippi State University and Leadership
Ed.D., Mississippi State University

VAN THU TRAN, 2020 Instructor of Math

B.A., The University of Akron
M.S., The University of Akron

KAYLA TRAVIS, 2016 Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.N.S., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

MARCUS TRIBBETT, 2005 Associate Professor in English

B.A., Harvard University
M.A., Northern Arizona University
Ph.D., Washington State University

FEREBEE TUNNO, 2009 Associate Professor of Statistics

B.S., Rhodes College
M.S., University of Memphis
Ph.D., Clemson University

ROLLIN TUSALEM, 2008 Associate Professor of Political Science

B.S., Grand Canyon University
M.A., Ball State University
Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia

LAURI UMANSKY, 2012 Professor of History -Director, Heritage Studies Program

B.A., University of Massachusetts-Boston
M.A., Brown University
Ph.D., Brown University

ALAN C. UTTER, 2019 Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

B.S., University of Pittsburgh
M.S., University of Pittsburgh
M.P.H., University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

KIMBERLY VICKREY, 1999 Professor of Graphic Design

B.F.A., Delta State University
M.F.A., University of Memphis

CLINTON E. VOGUS, 2012 Temporary Instructor in Management

B.S., Marquette University
M.S., Case Western Reserve University
M.B.A., Marquette University

RASHELE WADE, 2019 Assistant Professor of Social Work

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

LEAH WALKER, 2001 Instructor in Engineering

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

SARA WALKER, 2016 Assistant Professor of Disaster Preparedness/Emergency Management -Program Director of EMS

B.A., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

STACY WALZ, 2011 Associate Professor of Clinical Lab Sciences

B.S., UW-Madison -Chair, Department of Clinical Lab Sciences
M.S., UW-Madison -Assistant Dean, Special Projects
Ph.D., UW-Madison

HUIQIANG WANG, 2018 Instructor in Economics

Ph.D. University of Rhode Island

JIM WASHAM, 1991 Associate Professor of Finance

B.S., Arkansas State University Dean, Neil Griffin College of Business
M.B.A., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., University of Mississippi

NATASHA WASHINGTON, 2017 Instructor in Political Science

B.A., Ouachita Baptist University
M.A., Arkansas State University

STEVEN WEIMER, 2009 Assistant Professor of Philosophy

B.S., Frostburg State University
M.A., Bowling Green State University
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

ERIC WEST, 2019 Assistant Professor of Dietetics

A.A.S., Black River Technical College
B.S., Arkansas State University
M.B.A., John F. Kennedy University

THOMAS WHARTON, 2012 Instructor in Math

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

AMANDA WHEELER, 2010 
-Interim Chair, Department of Health, Physical Education and Sports Sciences
-Associate Professor of Physical Education

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Marshall University
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

LINDSAY WHITE, 2020 Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders

B.S., Arkansas State University
Au.D., The University of Memphis

RICK WHITE, 2008 Instructor in Industrial Technology

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., University of Missouri-Rolla

TRACY WHITE, 1999 Associate Professor of Radiologic Sciences

B.S., University of Central Arkansas
M.S., Arkansas State University

SUSAN R. WHITELAND, 2012 Associate Professor of Art Education

B.A., North Texas State University
M.A., University of North Texas
Ph.D., University of North Texas

ASELA WIJERATNE, 2017 Instructor of Biological Sciences

B.S., University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

SARAH WILKERSON-FREEMAN, 1996 Professor of History

B.A., University of Iowa
M.A., University of North Carolina
Ph.D., University of North Carolina

WAYNE WILKINSON, 2013 Associate Professor of Psychology

B.A., Mount Vernon Nazarene College
M.A., Ball State University
M.A., Northern Illinois University
Ph.D., Northern Illinois University

CARMEN WILLIAMS, 2003
-Assistant Professor of English

B.S.E., Arkansas State University
M.A., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., Arkansas State University

DIANA WILLIAMS, 1999 Associate Professor of Teacher Education

B.A., Southern Methodist University
M.A., University of North Texas-Denton
Ed.D., University of Nevada-Las Vegas

ROBERT WILLIAMS, 2016 Associate Professor in Teacher Education and Leadership

B.A., Auburn University
M.Ed., Walden University
Ed.S., Liberty University
Ph.D., Liberty University

CAMERON WIMPY, 2019
-Interim Chair, Department of Political Science
-Assistant Professor of Political Science

B.A., Arkansas State University
M.A., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., Texas A&M University

DELLA WINTERS, 2020 Assistant Professor of Sociology

B.S.S., Ohio University
M.A., Ohio University
Ph.D., University of Tennessee

AMBER WOOTEN, 2010 Assistant Professor of Medical Imaging and Radiation Services

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S., Arkansas State University

CHRISTINE WRIGHT, 2017 
-Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy
-Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy

B.S., Texas Christian University
M.S., Washington University School of Medicine
Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University

PEGGY WRIGHT, 1998 Instructor in Political Science -Coordinator, Delta Studies Center

B.A., Arkansas State University
M.P.A., Arkansas State University

J. LESLIE WYATT 1995 Professor of Higher Education -Emeritus President of the University

B.A., Abilene Christian University
B.F.A., University of Texas-Austin
M.F.A., University of Texas-Austin
Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin

JIANFENG XU, 2008 Associate Professor of Biochemical Engineering-ABI/Agriculture

B.S., Dalian University of Technology-China
Ph.D., Dalian University of Technology-China

KAREN L. YANOWITZ, 1996 Professor of Psychology

B.A.S., Brandeis University
M.S., University of Massachusetts
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts

DAVID RUSTY YOUNG, 2017 Assistant Professor of Math Science Institute North

B.S.E., Arkansas State University
M.S.E., Arkansas State University
Ed.D., Arkansas State University 

KENDALL YOUNGMAN, 2018 Computed Tomography Program Coordinator

A.A.S., Arkansas State University
B.S.R.S., Arkansas State University

FEN YU, 2020 Assistant Vice Chancellor for Institutional Research

B.A., Wuhan University, China
M.Ed., Kent State University
Ph.D., Louisiana State University

HOYEOL YU, 2020 Assistant Professor of Sport Management/Administration

B.S., Daejin University
M.S., Florida State University
Ph.D., University of Houston

SINA ZARE, 2019 A ssistant Professor of Supply Chain & Operations Management

B.S., Azad University
M.S., Royal Institute of Technology
Ph.D., University of Texas

LILY ZENG, 2004 Professor of Radio-Television

B.A., Hunan Normal University-China
M.A., Zhongshan University-China
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

BIN ZHANG, 2000 Associate Professor of Physics

B.S., Peking University
M.S., Columbia University
M.Ph., Columbia University
Ph.D., Columbia University

GUOLEI ZHOU, 2010 Associate Professor of Molecular Biology

B.S., China Agricultural University
M.S., China Agricultural University
M.S., Shimane University
Ph.D., Tottori University

HONG ZHOU, 2006 Associate Professor of Statistics

B.S., Hua Zhong University of Science and Technology of China
M.S., Hua Zhong University of Science and Technology of China
M.S., University of Memphis
Ph.D., University of Memphis