Faculty and Staff

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Faculty

Visiting Lecturer of Biology

Robert Allen

Dr. Robert A. Allen

Professor of Computer Science

Alana Alvarez

Dr. Alana Alvarez

Associate Professor of Spanish

Associate Professor of Psychology

Lecturer of Spanish

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Assistant Professor of Physics

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Sgt. Maj. Beau Barker

Chief Military Instructor

Schumann Endowed Professor of Journalism and Media Studies

Assistant Professor of Practice; Director of the Center for Collaborative Journalism

Associate Professor of Psychology

Associate Professor of Anthropology; Director of Women's and Gender Studies

Assistant Professor of French

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Johnny Cohen

Lecturer of Art and Director of McEachern Art Center

Professor of Biology

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Maj. Bobbi Box

Assistant Professor of Military Science

Senior Lecturer of Chemistry

Professor of Military Science

Associate Professor of Psychology

Professor of Chemistry; Director of Chemical Commerce

Senior Lecturer of English and Liberal Arts

Professor of Biology

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Craig Coleman

Professor of Art

David Cozart

Dr. David L. Cozart

Professor of Computer Science

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Senior Lecturer of Chemistry

Professor of Communication Studies

Distinguished University Professor of History

Professor of English; Associate Director of Southern Studies

Dr. Jeff Denny

Dr. Jeff Denny

Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Professor of Mathematics

Associate Professor of Physics

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Associate Professor of History

Associate Professor of Religion

Baptist Professor of English; Director of Africana Studies

University Distinguished Professor of History

Professor of English

Associate Professor or History

Associate Professor of Chemistry; Director of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Assistant Professor of Global Development Studies

Professor of Political Science

Professor of Psychology

Assistant Professor of Biology

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics; Director of the Center for Theology and Public Life

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Sgt. 1st Class Gregory Guyton

Instructor of Military Science

Assistant Professor of Religion

Griffith Chair and Associate Professor of English

Associate Professor of History

Dr. Kedrick Hartfield

Dr. Kedrick R. Hartfield

Professor of Mathematics

Assistant Professor of Biology

Lecturer of Mathematics

Associate Professor of Philosophy; Director of Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Professor of Political Science; Director of International Affairs

Professor of Mathematics

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Professor of Chemistry

Lecturer of Psychology

Associate Professor of Religion; Director of INT 101, INT 201, INT 301

Professor of Political Science; Director of Law and Public Policy

Senior Lecturer of Biology

Professor of English and Creative Writing

Senior Lecturer of Philosophy

Professor of Political Science

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Lecturer of Computer Science

Riku Kawaguchi

Dr. Riku Kawaguchi

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Professor of Chemistry

Professor of Chemistry

Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures; Director of Classical Studies

Professor of Biology

Assistant Director of Fellowships and Scholarships; Affiliate Faculty in Communication Studies

Associate Professor of Physics

Professor of Religion

Associate Professor of Chemistry

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Capt. Chris Locklier

Assistant Professor of Military Science

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Professor of Communication Studies and Theatre Arts

Professor of Physics

Assistant Professor of English; Writer-in-Residence; Director of Creative Writing

Erin McClenathan

Erin McClenathan

Assistant Professor of Art

Professor of Mathematics

Assistant Professor of Religion

Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Associate Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Professor of Chemistry

Professor of English

Columbus Roberts Professor of the New Testament

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Associate Professor of Global Health Studies and Anthropology

Professor of Biology; Director of Neuroscience

Associate Professor of International and Global Studies

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Eric O'Dell

Associate Professor of Art

Assistant Professor of Sculpture

Senior Lecturer; Technical Director of Theatre

Assistant Professor of Practice; Journalist in Residence

Associate Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Assistant Professor of Biology

Assistant Professor of Media Studies and Director of Film Studies

Associate Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Mani Pokharel

Dr. Mani Pokharel

Senior Lecturer; Lab Coordinator of Physics

Professor of Computer Science and Chemistry; Director of Computational Science

Associate Professor of Mathematics

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Dr. Jeremy Rae

Visiting Lecturer of Biology

Lecturer of Great Books, Integrative Studies, and English

Associate Professor of Psychology

Associate Professor of English; Georgia Poet Laureate

Professor of Law and Philosophy

Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Theatre Arts; Director of Theatre

Assistant Professor of French

Professor of Philosophy

Assistant Professor of Media Studies

Interim Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Professor of History

Professor of English; Director of Writing Program

Professor of Psychology

Tennille Shuster

Associate Professor of Art

Page Morton Hunter Professor of English

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Theatre Arts

Assistant Professor of Biology

Associate Professor of Biology

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Professor of Mathematics

Professor of Philosophy; Director of Great Books

Professor of History; Director of Southern Studies

Assistant Professor of Global Health Studies

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

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Dr. Adrian Vasquez

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor of Statistics

Professor of Religion

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Associate Professor of Biology

Assistant Professor of Practice; Journalist in Residence

Professor of Sociology; Director of Criminal Justice; Director of Environmental Studies

Coordinator of Fellowships and Scholarships

Professor of Mathematics

Associate Professor of Computer Science

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Dr. Martin Zhao

Associate Professor of Computer Science

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Staff

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Pamela Benedict

Administrative Assistant to the Dean

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Brooke Cabrera

Coordinator of Laboratory Services

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Marquiez Cornelius

Programming Specialist

Project Specialist for Journalism and Media Studies

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Donald Ham

ROTC Human Resource Assistant

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Brian Hamilton

ROTC Recruiting Officer

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Penni Hartley

Center Coordinator for Mathematics, Art, and Theatre

Nikolett Ihasz

Nikolett Ihasz

Laboratory Coordinator for Psychology

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Donna Johnson

Executive Assistant to the Dean

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Jaylaan Jones

Administrative Support Assistant

Costume Designer for Theatre

Jackie Lowe

Administrative Assistant for Chemistry and Military Science/ROTC

Angela Lowrey

Angela Lowrey

Laboratory Services Coordinator for Chemistry

Cristina Petruso

Cristina Petruso

Department Assistant for Computer Science and Psychology

Anne Sanders

Anne Sanders

Administrative Support Assistant

Bobbie Shipley

Department Assistant for International and Global Studies and English

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Jesse Sowell

Computer Systems Manager for Computer Science

Vernice Thomas

Vernice Thomas

Laboratory Coordinator for Biology