FACULTY

FACULTY

Ervin AndersonAssistant Professor, Mathematics, Learning Support
BS, Savannah State College; MEd, Georgia Southwestern College
Daniel R. AskrenProfessor of Geology / Chair, Department of Geology and Physics
BS, Beloit College; MS, PhD, University of Georgia
A. Randolph BarksdaleInstructor/Director, Athletics
BS, North Georgia College; MEd, Georgia State University
Ernest BarnettAssistant Professor, Early Childhood
BA, MA, University of Nebraska at Kearney; EdD, University of South Dakota
Herschel V. BeazleyProfessor, Music
BMusEd, Florida State University; MMus, Georgia State University; EdD, University of Illinois at Urbana
Ian M. BrownAssistant Professor, Biology
BS, PhD, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Queen H. BrownTemporary Assistant Professor, Middle Grades
B.S.and M. Ed., Georgia Southwestern State University; Ed.S., Albany State University
Burchard D. CarterProfessor, Geology
AB, West Georgia College; PhD, West Virginia University
Jacqueline L. CasonAssistant Professor, Nursing
AA, Georgia Southwestern College; BSN, Georgia State University; MSN, Valdosta State University
O. Jay Cliett, IIIProfessor, Mathematics
BS, MA, EdD, University of Georgia
Karen S. CookInstructor, Computer and Information Sciences
BS, MS, Georgia Southwestern State University
Lisa A. CooperAssistant Professor and Director, Institutional Research
AB, MS, PhD, University of Georgia
Miles A. CooperAssistant Professor, History and Political Science
BA, Auburn University; MA, PhD, University of Florida
Ellen M. CotterAssociate Professor, Psychology
BA, University of Virginia; MA, PhD, University of Alabama-Birmingham
Lee Ann DalzellAssociate Professor, Associate Librarian
BA, Western Kentucky University; MSLS, University of Kentucky
Sandra D. DanielAssociate Professor, Nursing
BSN, Georgia Southwestern College; MSN, Valdosta State College; PhD, Medical College of Georgia
Bryan P. DavisAssociate Professor and Chair, English
BA, University of Dayton; MA, Wright State University; PhD, Ohio State University
Julia J. DormineyAssociate Professor, Early Childhood Education
BS, MS, EdS, Valdosta State College; PhD, Florida State University
Timothy O. EdwardsAssistant Professor, English and Modern Languages
BA, MA, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Phd, University of Tennessee
Margaret A. EllingtonAssociate Professor, English
BS, Weber State University; MS, PhD, Utah State University
M. Michael FathiProfessor, Management
BS, University of Jundi; MBA, University of Baltimore; DBA, Nova Southeastern University
Gary D. FiskAssociate Professor, Psychology
BA, Luther College; PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Xiang FuAssistant Professor, Computer and Information Sciences
BS, Fudan University, China; PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara
Jeffrey GreenAssociate Professor, Dramatic Arts
BS, MFA, Ohio University
M. Elizabeth GurnackAssistant Professor, Chemistry
AAS, William Rainey Harper College; BS, University of Illinois at Chicago; PhD, University of Minnesota
Richard C. HallProfessor of History / Chair, Department of History and Political Science
BA, Vanderbilt University; MA, PhD, Ohio State University
Michael L. HanesPresident
BS, MS, PhD, Indiana University
Stephanie G. HarveyAssistant Professor, Biology
BA, Wesleyan College; MS, Georgia College and State University, Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Greg M. HawverProfessor and Chair, Health and Human Performance
BSE, Georgia Southern University; MEd, Georgia Southwestern College; EdD, University of Mississippi
Gaye S. HayesDean of Students and Admissions Services
BS, Georgia Southwestern College; MEd, University of Georgia
Robert E. HerringtonProfessor and Chair, Department of Biology
BA, University of Evansville; MS, Georgia College; PhD, Washington State University
Brian P. HeshizerAssociate Professor, Management
B.A., Columbus State University; M.A., Florida State University; Ph. D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Sherian F. HodgesTemporary Assistant Professor, Mathematics
BA, Agnes Scott College; MSA, Georgia Southwestern State University
Curtis C. HowellAssistant Professor, Accounting
BS, MAS, EdD, Northern Illinois University
David J. HunterAssistant Professor, Special Education
BS, Bowie State University; MEd, Georgia Southwestern State University
Tzvetelin D. IordanovTemporary Assistant Professor, Chemistry
BS, MS, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski; PhD, Pennsylvania State University
Nedialka I. IordanovaAssistant Professor, Chemistry
MS, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski; PhD, Pennsylvania State University
Thomas R. JohnsonProfessor of Sociology and Chair, Department of Psychology and Sociology
BA, MS, Kansas State College; PhD, Oklahoma State University
Linda P. JonesInstructor and Director, Academic Skills Center
BA, MS, Fort Valley State College
Jaclyn E. KaylorInstructor and Athletic Trainer, Health and Human Performance
BS, Georgia Southern University; MS, University of Kentucky
William G. KlineProfessor, Political Science
BA, MA, PhD, University of Texas at Austin
Doyin C. KoloAssociate Professor, Middle Grades
BA, University of Lagos; MEd, PhD, University of South Carolina
John G. KootiProfessor and Dean, Business Administration
MS, PhD, Michigan State University
Svilen D. KostovAssistant Professor, Geology and Physics
MS, University of Sofia, Bulgaria; PhD, City University of New York
Elizabeth A. KuipersAssociate Professor, English
B.A., Wesleyan College; M.A., Ph.D., Auburn
Charles A. LawsonAssistant Professor, Art
BA, St Leo University; MFA, Georgia Southern University
Kristen L. LawsonAssistant Professor, English and Reading
BS, University of Georgia; MEd, Georgia Southern University; PhD, Valdosta State University
Robert LedmanAssociate Professor, Management
BA, MBA, University of Maryland; PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University
Don C. LeeProfessor of Anthropology and Director, Asian Studies
BS, MA, George Peabody College; PhD, University of Georgia
Judith M. MalachowskiAssociate Professor and Chair, Nursing
BSN, Duquesne University; MSN, MPA, West Virginia University; PhD, University of Virginia
Raymond P. MannilaTechnical Coordinator, Dramatic Arts
BS, Northern Michigan University; MA, Michigan State University
Leslie B. MashburnTemporary Assistant Professor, Reading
BS, MS, Georgia Southwestern State University
Bryan S. McLainTemporary Instructor and Baseball Coach, Health and Human Performance
AA, South Georgia College; BBA, State University of West Georgia; MEd, Georgia Southwestern State University
J. YeVette McWhorterAssociate Professor, Reading
BS, Austin Peay State University; MA, University of New Mexico; EdD, University of Georgia
Leigh R. MeddersAssistant Professor, Early Childhood Education
BS, Georgia Southern University; MEd, Mercer University; EdS, Troy State University
Julie E. MegginsonAssociate Professor of Music / Chair, Department of Fine Arts
BME, MA, Eastern Michigan University; DMA, University of South Carolina
Samuel T. MillerAssociate Professor and Vice President of Student Affairs
BA, MA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; MEd, PhD, Mississippi State University
Diane L. MixonAssistant Professor, Nursing
BSN, Valdosta State College; MSN, Medical College of Georgia
Carl D. MuellerAssociate Professor, Mathematics
BS, MS, University of Illinois; PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Virgil M. NicholsAssociate Professor, Special Education
BA, University of West Florida; MS, Iowa State University; PhD, University of Southern Mississippi
Elena B. OdioProfessor, Spanish
B.A., Troy State University; M.A., D.C.T., University of Miami; M.A., Ph.D., University of Arkansas
Krystal R. OliverAssistant Professor, Nursing
BS, Valdosta State University; MSN, University of Phoenix
Sikiru A. OlusogaAssociate Professor, Marketing
BS, California State University, Los Angeles; MA, San Francisco State University; PhD, Arizona State University
Brian R. ParkinsonAssistant Professor, History
BA, Georgia Southern University; MA and PhD, Florida State University; (PhD expected Summer 2005)
C. Alan ParksAssistant Professor and Vice President for Business and Finance
B.S., University of Florida; M.P.A., M.B.A., Valdosta State College; D.B.A., Argosy University-Sarasota
Samuel T. PeavyAssociate Professor, Geology
B.S., McNeese State University; M.Sc., Memorial University of Newfoundland; Ph.D., Virginia Tech
Boris V. PeltsvergerAssociate Professor and Dean, Computer and Information Sciences
M.S.E.E., Ph.D., Chelyabinsk State Technical University
Amy M. PorterAssistant Professor, History
BA, Austin College; MA and PhD, Southern Methodist University
Lynda Lee PurvisDean of Academic Services and Special Programs
B.S.Ed., University of Georgia; M.A., University of Alabama
Glenn M. RobinsAssistant Professor, History
B.A., Carson-Newman College; M.A., East Tennessee State University; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi
Laurel J. RobinsonProfessor, Art
B.F.A., M.F.A., University of Cincinnati
Jennifer M. RodkeyInstructor/Head Women's Basketball Coach
BA, Bethany College; MEd, Georgia Southwestern State University
Robin F. RosenthalTemporary Assistant Professor, Psychology
BA, Barnard College; MS, Georgia State University; PhD, University of Georgia
Cathy L. RozmusProfessor and Vice President for Academic Affairs
B.S.N., West Virginia University; M.S.N., Vanderbilt University; D.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Arvind C. ShahAssociate Professor, Computer and Information Sciences
M.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia
Paul D. ShapiroAssistant Professor, Sociology
B.F.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; M.A., PhD., University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Bonnie J. SimmonsAssistant Professor, Nursing
Diploma, Piedmont Hospital; B.S.N., Georgia Southwestern College; M.S.N., Valdosta State University
Michele L. SmithAssistant Professor of Chemistry
BS, Wilson College; PhD, Auburn University
Judith W. SpannProfessor, Special Education and Reading
BS, MEd, West Georgia College; PhD, Florida State University
Gabriele U. StaufAssociate Professor, English
BS, Texas Lutheran College; MA, Southwest Texas State University; PhD, Florida State University
Richard A. StoddartAssistant Professor, James Earl Carter Library
BA, University of Montana; MLIS, University of Alabama
John S. StovallAssistant Professor, Marketing
BS, MBA, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago
John J. StroylsAssociate Professor and Chair, Department of Mathematics
AB, West Virginia University; PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo
Philip I. SzmedraAssociate Professor, Economics
BA, Pennsylvania State University; MS, PhD, University of Georgia
Mohammed Y. TalukdarAssociate Professor, Accounting
B Com, M Com, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh; PhD, The City University, London, UK
Monica R. TaylorDirector, Student Health Services
BSN, Valdosta State University; MSN, Albany State University
Donja H. TrippRegistrar
BS, MA, Georgia Southwestern State University
Anh-Hue Thi TuAssistant Professor, Biology
AA, Jefferson State Community College; BS, Baylor University; PhD, Texas A & M Health Science Center
Michael A. UrdaProfessor, Psychology
BA, Gannon College; MA, Kent State University; PhD, George Peabody College
Dawn B. ValentineAssistant Professor, Marketing
BS, University of North Alabama; MS, University of Alabama at Huntsville; PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Randall C. ValentineAssistant Professor, Finance
BS, Arkansas State University; MS and PhD, Mississippi State University; (PhD expected May 2005)
Laura L. VanceProfessor, Psychology and Sociology
BA, MA, Western Washington University; PhD, Simon Fraser University
Milton Jeffrey WaldropAssociate Professor, English
BA, MA, Florida State University; PhD, University of Mississippi
Maria R. WardaProfessor and Dean, Nursing
BSN, Catholic University of Puerto Rico; MS, Texas Women's University; PhD, University of California San Francisco
Lettie J. WatfordAssociate Professor and Interim Chair, Middle Grades and Secondary Education
BA, Tift College; MEd, Georgia Southwestern College; EdS, PhD, University of Georgia
Thomas J. WeilandProfessor, Geology
BS, East Carolina University; MS, PhD, University of North Carolina
Vera J. WeisskopfAssociate Professor and Director, Library
BA, Oberlin College; MAS, University of Alabama-Huntsville; MLS, University of Alabama
Charles R. WellsAssistant Professor, Art
AAA, Cisco Junior College; BFA, Midwestern State University; MFA, Texas Christian University
Jacqueline WillisAssociate Professor of English, Learning Support
BSEd, Albany State College; MEd, Georgia Southwestern College
Mary E. WilsonProfessor, Management
BA, MA, University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa; PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Angela M. WilsonTemporary Assistant Professor, Fine Arts
BS, MA, Grambling State University
LaVerne G. WorthyAssociate Professor, Psychology/Sociology
BS, Georgia Southwestern State University; MS, PhD, Auburn University
J. Thomas WrightProfessor/Russell &Margaret Thomas Chair, Biology
BS, Columbus College; PhD, Emory University
Chu Chu WuTemporary Assistant Professor, Early Childhood, Special Education and Reading
BA, Fu-Jen Catholic University; MS, Iowa State University
William J. WysochanskyProfessor and Interim Dean, Arts and Sciences
BSC, PhD, Memphis State University
Aleksandr M. YemelyanovAssociate Professor, Computer and Information Sciences
MS, Moscow State University; DSc, Supreme Certification Board under the Council of Ministers of the USSR; PhD, Computing Center under the Academy of Science of the USSR

FACULTY EMERITI

Millard E. AgertonAssistant Professor Emeritus, Chemistry
AB, Mercer University; MS, PhD, University of Georgia (1968-1979)
Daniel D. Arden, Jr.Professor Emeritus, Geology
AB, MS, Emory University; PhD, University of California (1970-1982)
Richard L. BaringerProfessor and Interim Dean Emeritus
BS, Loyola University; MA and PhD, George Peabody College for Teachers (1967-2003)
John W. BatesProfessor, Business
BCE, Georgia Institute of Technology; MBA, PhD, Georgia State University
Clifton A BaxterProfessor Emeritus, Computer Information Systems
BS, MEd, Georgia Southern College; EdS, EdD, University of Georgia (1972-1991)
Mary Elizabeth BlackshearAssistant Professor Emerita, Education
BS, Albany State College; MEd, Georgia Southwestern College (1973-1995)
John B. BlountAssistant Professor Emeritus, History
BS, Georgia Southern College, MA, EdS, George Peabody College for Teachers (1964-1984)
Michael E. BohleberAssociate Professor Emeritus, Business
BA, MA, University of Georgia; PhD, University of Wisconsin (1981-1996)
Fred H. BoskaProfessor Emeritus, Education
BME, MME, PhD, Florida State University (1970-1993)
Martha S. BuhlerProfessor Emeritas, Nursing
BSN, Northwestern State College; MSN, University of Florida; EdD, Auburn University (1971-1997)
Frank L. Butler, Jr.Assistant Professor Emeritus, Physics
Junior College Diploma, Georgia Southwestern College; BSEE, Georgia Institute of Technology (1962-1983)
William H. CapitanPresident Emeritus
BA, University of Michigan; MA, PhD, University of Minnesota (1979-1995)
A. Dickson CarrollProfessor Emeritus, Education
BS, Georgia Southern College; MEd, EdD, Auburn University (1973-1994)
Sara Nell CarrollAssociate Professor Emerita, Nursing
BSN, MN, Emory University (1973-1992)
Dowe P. CarterProfessor Emerita, Chemistry
BS, MEd, EdD, University of Georgia (1967-1989)
Jack C. CarterProfessor Emeritus, Biology
BS, Davidson College; MEd, EdD, University of Georgia (1967-1995)
Bob C. ClarkProfessor and Director of Athletics Emeritus, Physical Education
BSE, MSE, State College of Arkansas; EdD, University of Arkansas (1969-1992)
H. E. CoferProfessor Emeritus, Geology
AB, MS, Emory University; PhD, University of Illinois (1966-1988)
Gwendolyn S. CreswellAssociate Professor Emerita, Director of Library Services
BS, East Tennessee State University; MLS, Emory University (1970-1998)
Reginald L. ComerAssistant Professor Emeritus, French
BS, MEd, University of Georgia (1970-2000)
Wayne B. CountsProfessor Emeritus, Chemistry
BS, Furman University; PhD, University of North Carolina (1969-2001)
Thomas B. DanielVice President for Business & Finance Emeritus
BBA, University of Georgia (1966-1991)
Ned R. DeJournettProfessor Emeritus, Music
BA, Marshall University; MM, Northwestern University; PhD, Florida State University (1982-1996)
Rosella DerisoAssociate Professor Emerita, Nursing
BSN, Medical College of Georgia; MN, Emory University (1964-1980)
Barbara DeStefanoProfessor, English
BA, MA, PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara
William B. DragoinProfessor Emeritus, Psychology
BS, Troy State University; MS, Auburn University; PhD, George Peabody College (1972-1999)
Charles K. EwingProfessor Emeritus, Biology
BS, University of Georgia; MS, University of Massachusetts (1946-1980)
David L. EwingProfessor, Physics
AB, Mercer University; MEd, EdD, University of Georgia (1966-1993)
June Brooks EwingProfessor Emerita, Education
BS, MEd, EdD, University of Georgia (1967-1992)
James E. FairclothAssociate Professor Emeritus, Business
B.S., M.S., Florida State University, C.P.A., Georgia. (1969-1994)
William H. FischProfessor Emeritus, Business
B.B.A., Texas A&M University; M.B.A., Georgia College; C.P.A., Georgia. (1975-1997)
Lynn H. FrisbieProfessor & Division Chair Emeritus, Education
B.S., M.S., Kansas State College; Ed.D., University of Arkansas. (1969-1994)
John H. GoreAssociate Professor Emeritus, English
A.B., Wayne State University; M.A., University of Denver; Ph.D., Wayne State University. (1966-1982)
J. Hubert GreeneProfessor Emeritus, Business
B.S., Berry College; M.S., Ed.D., New York University. (1950-1981)
John F. HenryDean Emeritus Academic, Business
B.S., Auburn University; M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Alabama. (1986-1996)
Kenneth M. HuddlestonAssistant Professor Emeritus, Economics
B.S., Georgia Institute Technology; M.B.A., Georgia State University. (1970-2001)
Duke W. Jackson, Jr.Professor Emeritus, Music
B.M., M.M., D.M., Florida State University. (1970-1999)
Harold T. JohnsonVice President for Academic Affairs/ Dean of the Faculty Emeritus
B.A., Troy State; M.D.Ed., Ed.D., Auburn University. (1968-1984)
Evelyn L. JonesRegistrar Emerita
B.S., M.Ed., Georgia Southwestern College. (1969-1986)
Frank B. JonesProfessor Division Chair Emeritus, Computer and Applied Sciences
B.S., M.S., University of Georgia; Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology. (1968-1994)
William B. KingPresident Emeritus
B.S., Georgia Southern College; M.Ed., University of Georgia; Ph.D., New York University. (1963-1978)
William E. KippProfessor Emeritus, Mathematics
BIE, Georgia Institute of Technology; MEd, University of Georgia; PhD, Florida State University. (1968-2003)
Jose J. LarrazAssistant Professor Emeritus, English
B.S., Central University; M.A., University of Miami; Dr. of Law, University of Havana. (1971-1982)
Don C. LeeProfessor Emeritus, Psychology
B.S., M.A., George Peabody College; Ph.D., University of Georgia. (1973-1996)
Jack R. LewisProfessor Emeritus, Fine Arts
BA, University of South Florida; MVA, Georgia State University
Shirley F. LitwhilerAssociate Professor Emerita, English
B.A., Mississippi State College for Women; M.A., University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., Auburn University. (1968-1998)
Frank M. LoweryProfessor Emeritus, History
B.A., Birmingham-Southern College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama. (1968-2001)
John P. MankerProfessor Emeritus, Geology
B.A., M.A., University of South Florida; Ph.D., Rice University (1975-1999)
Bobbye L. McCarterAssociate Professor Emerita, Associate Librarian
B.A., B.S., Texas Women's University; M.A., Lousiana State University; M.A.L.S., University of Missouri. (1987-1998)
Jacqueline A. McKinneyProfessor Emerita, Business
BS, Troy State College; MS, EdD, Auburn University (1967-1990)
Max T. McKinneyProfessor Emeritus, Mathematics
BS, Troy State College; MEd, EdD, Auburn University (1964-1990)
Rebecca L. McNeillAssociate Professor/Director of Financial Aid Emerita
BSEd, MEd, University of Georgia (1967-1992)
Bruce A. MiddlebrooksProfessor Emeritus, Education
BS, Centenary College; MEd, Northwestern State University; EdD, Northeast Louisiana University (1973-1994)
H. Lamon MoatesProfessor Emeritus, Psychology
BA, Furman University; BD, Southern Seminary; MEd, Furman University; EdD, Auburn University (1969-1994)
Carl E. NilesAssociate Professor Emeritus, English
AB, MA, EdD, University of Tennessee (1965-1983)
Jack NortonAssistant Professor Emeritus, English
BS, MA, Appalachian State University (1966-1998)
Alexander A. PalamiotisProfessor Emeritus, Political Science
BA, MA, GCIR, PhD, University of Utah (1960-1985)
Rebecca W. ParksAssistant Professor Emerita, Business
BS, University of Georgia; MA, George Peabody College for Teachers; Professional Degree, Columbia University (1968-1984)
Joseph P. ParkerAssistant Professor Emeritus, History
BS, Clemson College; MA, University of Rhode Island (1962-1978)
Henry W. PeabodyProfessor Emeritus, English
BA, Emory University; MA, University of Georgia; PhD, University of Denver (1972-1997)
Edgar F. PetersonProfessor Emeritus, Education
BS, EEd, Auburn University; EdD, University of Alabama (1967-1993)
Ondee RavanProfessor Emerita, English
AB, Brenau College; MA, EdD, University of Georgia (1968-1994)
Richard P. ReeseProfessor Emeritus, Education
BS, Auburn University; MEd, EdD, University of Southern Mississippi (1966-1994)
Ruth RolandAssociate Professor Emerita, Political Science
BA, Northeastern University; MA, PhD, New York University (1966-1990)
James W. RussellProfessor & Division Chair Emeritus, Biology
BS, MEd, EdD, University of Georgia (1965-1994)
Ora Jane SawyerAssociate Professor Emerita, Business Education
BS, Georgia College at Milledgeville; MS, University of Tennessee; EdS, University of Georgia (1961-1989)
Helen H. SlaughterAssociate Professor Emerita, Assistant Librarian
BS, Jacksonville State College; MEd, Auburn University (1969-1999)
Kent M. SoleAssociate Professor Emeritus, Political Science
BA, MA, West Virginia University (1966-2000)
Mildred C. TietjenAssociate Professor & Associate Dean Emerita
AB, Berry College; MALS, George Peabody College for Teachers (1964-1994)
William L. TietjenProfessor Emeritus, Biology
BS, University of Georgia; PhD, University of Tennessee-Knoxville (1967-1998)
Allen D. ToweryAssociate Professor Emeritus, English
BA, Delta State College; MA, PhD, University of Mississippi (1970-1998)
J. Terrell TurnerAssistant Professor Emeritus, Mathematics
BS, Troy University; MEd, University of Georgia (1967-1991)
Sarah Anne UlmerAssistant Professor Emerita, Nursing
BS, East Tennessee State University; MSN, Medical College of Georgia (1970-1980)
Raymond WestraProfessor Emeritus, Biology
BA, Calvin College; MA, University of North Carolina; PhD, University of Georgia (1968-1990)
Mary M. WhiteProfessor Emerita, Education
BA, Newberry College; MEd, EdD, University of Georgia (1978-1992)
Mary A. WhittProfessor Emerita, English
BS, MS, Jacksonville University; PhD, University of Alabama (1969-2000)
Jerry F. WilliamsProfessor and Vice President Emeritus of Academic Affairs
Emeritus of Mathematics, BS, MS, PhD, Auburn University (1970-1997)