Faculty and Staff

College of Liberal Arts

Faculty

Robert Allen

Dr. Robert A. Allen

Professor and Chair of Computer Science

Alana Alvarez

Dr. Alana Alvarez

Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Libertad Aranza

Libertad Aranza

Lecturer of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Assistant Professor of Physics

Associate Professor and Chair of Journalism and Media Studies

Gary Blackburn

Gary Blackburn

Professor of Art

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

Associate Professor of Psychology

Associate Professor and Chair of Women's and Gender Studies

Professor and Chair of Biology

Professor of Religion

Senior Lecturer of Chemistry

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Professor of Chemistry and Director of Chemical Commerce

Thomas Bullington

Thomas Bullington

Lecturer of Integrative Studies

Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Biology

Craig Coleman

Craig Coleman

Professor and Chair of Art

Seth Cowall

Dr. Seth Cowall

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

David Cozart

Dr. David L. Cozart

Professor of Computer Science

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Lecturer of Chemistry

Professor and Chair of Communication Studies and Theatre Arts

Associate Professor of English and Associate Director of Southern Studies

Mark Dehler

Mark Dehler

Lecturer of Political Science

Dr. Jeff Denny

Dr. Jeff Denny

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

Assistant Professor of Physics

Dr. Andy D. Digh

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Assistant Professor of History

Ben Dunn

Ben Dunn

Visiting Lecturer of Art and Director of McEachern Art Center

Carl Findley

Carl Findley

Lecturer of Integrative Studies

Associate Professor of Religion

Baptist Professor of English and Director of Africana Studies

University Distinguished Professor of History

Lt. Col. Casey Geist

Professor and Chair of Military Science

Griffith Professor and Chair of English

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Associate Professor or History

Associate Professor of Chemistry and Director of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Professor of Journalism and Media Studies

Professor and Chair of Political Science

Professor of Psychology

Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Professor of History

Assistant Professor of Religion

Lecturer of Psychology

Associate Professor of English

Associate Professor of History

Dr. Kedrick R. Hartfield

Professor of Mathematics

Professor of Biology

Dr. Curtis D. Herink

Professor of Mathematics

Joshua Holloway

Joshua Holloway

Lecturer of Mathematics

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

Lecturer of Biology

Professor of Political Science and Professor and Chair of International and Global Studies

Keith Howard

Dr. Keith Howard

Professor of Mathematics

Professor of Biology

Professor and Chair of Chemistry

Capt. Damion G. Hunter

Assistant Professor of Military Science

Associate Professor and Chair of Psychology

Associate Professor of Religion

Professor of Political Science and Director of Law and Public Policy

Associate Professor of Political Science

Suat Karadeniz

Dr. Suat Karadeniz

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Associate Professor of Psychology

Riku Kawaguchi

Dr. Riku Kawaguchi

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Assistant Professor of International and Global Studies

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Associate Professor of Chemistry

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

Professor of Biology

Associate Professor and Chair of Physics

Professor of Religion

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Dr. Frank J. Macke

Professor of Communication Studies and Theatre Arts

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

Associate Professor of Physics

Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures

James Davis May

James Davis May

Visiting Lecturer of Integrative Studies and Writer-in-Residence

Erin McClenathan

Erin McClenathan

Assistant Professor of Art

Hope McIlwain

Dr. M. Hope McIlwain

Professor of Mathematics

Assistant Professor of Religion

Frank McNally

Dr. Frank McNally

Assistant Professor of Physics

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Clara Mengolini

Dr. Clara Mengolini

Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Maj. Mark Montgomery

Assistant Professor of Military Science and ROTC Program Officer-in-Charge

Professor of Chemistry

Professor of Biology

Professor of English

Columbus Roberts Professor of the New Testament

Senior Lecturer of Biology

Dr. David G. Nelson

Professor of Mathematics

Kedar Nepal

Dr. Kedar Nepal

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Associate Professor of International and Global Studies

Associate Professor of Biology and Director of Neuroscience

Eric O'Dell

Associate Professor of Art

Associate Professor of International and Global Studies

Associate Professor and Chair of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Assistant Professor

Associate Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Mani Pokharel

Dr. Mani Pokharel

Lecturer of Physics

Professor of Computer Science and Chemistry and Director of Computational Science

Assistant Professor of Journalism and Media Studies

Jeff Pullen

Dr. Jeff Pullen

Associate Professor

Assistant Professor of Practice of Journalism

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Chelsea Rathburn

Chelsea Rathburn

Assistant Professor of English

Professor of English

Professor of Law and Philosophy

Cynthia Robertson

Lecturer of Computer Science

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies and Theatre Arts

Katherine Roseau

Dr. Katherine Roseau

Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Professor and Chair of Philosophy

Professor and Chair of History

Associate Professor of English

Professor and Assistant Chair of Chemistry

Professor of Psychology

Tennille Shuster

Tennille Shuster

Associate Professor of Art

Page Morton Hunger Professor of English

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Professor of Biology

James Stanescu

Dr. James Stanescu

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies and Theatre Arts

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies and Theatre Arts

Assistant Professor of Biology

Associate Professor of Biology

Professor and Chair of Mathematics

Eniye Tebekaemi

Dr. Eniye Tebekaemi

Assistant Professor

Professor of Philosophy

Professor of History and Director of Southern Studies

Lee Troupe

Dr. Lee Troupe

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Assistant Professor of Global Development Studies

Associate Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Associate Professor of Religion

Associate Professor of Biology

Assistant Professor of Practice and Journalist in Residence

Columbus Roberts Professor of Theology and Chair of Roberts Department of Religion

Professor and Chair of Sociology, Director of Criminal Justice, and Director of Environmental Studies

Professor of Mathematics

Associate Professor of Biology

Dr. Martin Zhao

Associate Professor of Computer Science

College of Liberal Arts

Staff

Pamela Benedict

Administrative Assistant to the Dean

Brittany Morris

Brittany Cook

Laboratory Coordinator for Biology

Project Specialist for Journalism and Media Studies

Donald Ham

ROTC Program Assistant

Brian Hamilton

ROTC Recruiting Officer

Penni Hartley

Department Assistant for Art and Mathematics

Yandchia Higdon

Yandchia Higdon

Academic Program Support Specialist

Donna Johnson

Department Assistant for Foreign Languages and Literatures, Philosophy, and Religion

Costume Designer for Theatre

Nikolett Ihasz

Nikolett Ihasz

Laboratory Coordinator for Psychology

Cristina Petruso

Cristina Petruso

Department Assistant for Computer Science and Psychology

Mandy Roper

Amanda Roper

Department Assistant for Chemistry

Anne Sanders

Anne Sanders

Department Assistant for Biology and Physics

Bobbie Shipley

Department Assistant for International and Global Studies and English

Jesse Sowell

Computer Systems Manager for Computer Science

Vernice Thomas

Vernice Thomas

Laboratory Coordinator for Biology

Amy Watson

Amy Watson

Center Coordinator for Theatre, ROTC and History