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While classes are taught on many of the areas listed below, these subjects are not specific GSW course titles.

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Admissions


Name: Gaye S. Hayes, Ph.D.
Position: Vice President for Enrollment Management
Department: Office of Undergraduate Admission
Phone Number: 229-931-2320
E-mail: gaye.hayes@gsw.edu

Algorithms


Name: Boris Peltsverger, Ph.D.
Position: Professor and Dean
Department: School of Computing and Mathematics
Phone Number: 229-931-2100
E-mail: boris.peltsverger@gsw.edu

American politics


Name: D. Jason Berggren, Ph.D.
Position: Associate Professor of political science
Department: History and Political Science (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2109
E-mail: david.berggren@gsw.edu

Animation


Name: Gary Fisk, Ph.D.
Position: Associate professor of psychology
Department: Psychology and Sociology (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2296
E-mail: gary.fisk@gsw.edu

Arts and crafts movement


Name: Keaton Wynn, M.F.A., MA
Position: Assistant Professor of Fine Art
Department: Visual Arts (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2211
E-mail: keaton.wynn@gsw.edu

Banking


Name: Robert Bennett
Position: Professor
Department: School of Business Administration
Phone Number: 229-931-2725
E-mail: robert.bennett@gsw.edu

Basic physics and astronomy


Name: Samuel T. Peavy, Ph.D.
Position: Professor and Department Chair
Department: Geology & Physics (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2330
E-mail: samuel.peavy@gsw.edu

Behavior disorder


Name: LaVerne G. Worthy, Ph.D.
Position: Professor of psychology
Department: Psychology and Sociology (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-5138
E-mail: laverne.worthy@gsw.edu

Behavioral programming


Name: LaVerne G. Worthy, Ph.D.
Position: Professor of psychology
Department: Psychology and Sociology (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-5138
E-mail: laverne.worthy@gsw.edu

Biopsychology


Name: Gary Fisk, Ph.D.
Position: Associate professor of psychology
Department: Psychology and Sociology (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2296
E-mail: gary.fisk@gsw.edu

Boards of directors


Name: Robert Bennett
Position: Professor
Department: School of Business Administration
Phone Number: 229-931-2725
E-mail: robert.bennett@gsw.edu

Campus activities


Name: Joshua J. Curtin, MBA.
Position: Director of campus life
Department: Division of Student Affairs
Phone Number: 229-931-2377
E-mail: josh.curtin@gsw.edu

Caregiving


Name: Laura J. Bauer, MPA
Position: Director of National Initiatives
Department: Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving
Phone Number: 229-931-2034
E-mail: larua.bauer@gsw.edu

Carter presidency


Name: D. Jason Berggren, Ph.D.
Position: Associate professor of political science
Department: History and Political Science (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2109
E-mail: david.berggren@gsw.edu

Children's and young adult literature


Name: Ru Story Huffman
Position: Dean of Library Services
Department: James Earl Carter Library
Phone Number: 229-931-2259
E-mail: ru.story-huffman@gsw.edu

Choral music


Name: Julie Megginson, D.M.A.
Position: Professor of music
Department: Music (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2240
E-mail: julie.megginson@gsw.edu

Cognition


Name: Charles M. Huffman, Ph.D.
Position: Professor of psychology, department chair
Department: Psychology and Sociology (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2316
E-mail: charles.huffman@gsw.edu

College recruiting


Name: Gaye S. Hayes, Ph.D.
Position: Vice President for Enrollment Management
Department: Office of Undergraduate Admission
Phone Number: 229-931-2320
E-mail: gaye.hayes@gsw.edu

Community based support for caregivers


Name: Laura J. Bauer
Position: Director of national initiatives
Department: Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving
Phone Number:  229-931-2034
E-mail: laura.bauer@gsw.edu

Computer applications (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint)


Name: Alla A. Yemelyanov, Ph.D.
Position: Distance Learning and Instructional Technology Center Coordinator
Department: Information and Instructional Technology
Phone Number:  229-931-2969
E-mail: alla.yemelyanov@gsw.edu

Computer science


Name: Boris Peltsverger, Ph.D.
Position: Dean
Department: School of Computing and Mathematics
Phone Number: 229-931-2100
E-mail: boris.peltsverger@gsw.edu 

Contemporary art


Name: Keaton Wynn, M.F.A., MA
Position: Assistant professor of fine art
Department: Visual Arts (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2211
E-mail: keaton.wynn@gsw.edu

Corporate management and strategy


Name: Robert Bennett
Position: Professor
Department: School of Business Administration
Phone Number: 229-931-2725
E-mail: robert.bennett@gsw.edu

Craft history and theory


Name: Keaton Wynn, M.F.A., MA
Position: Assistant professor of fine art
Department: Visual Arts (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2211
E-mail: keaton.wynn@gsw.edu

Critical thinking


Name: Charles M. Huffman, Ph.D.
Position: Professor of psychology, department chair
Department: Psychology and Sociology (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2316
E-mail: charles.huffman@gsw.edu

Decision Making


Name: Robert Bennett
Position: Professor
Department: School of Business Administration
Phone Number: 229-931-2725
E-mail: robert.bennett@gsw.edu

Developing countries in the South Pacific region


Name: Phillip Szmedra, Ph.D.
Position: Professor of economics
Department: School of Business Administration
Phone Number: 229-931-2122
E-mail: philip.szmedra@gsw.edu

Developmental disorders


Name: LaVerne G. Worthy, Ph.D.
Position: Professor of psychology
Department: Psychology and Sociology (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number:  229-931-5138
E-mail: laverne.worthy@gsw.edu

Diabetes and the developing world


Name: Phillip Szmedra, Ph.D.
Position: Professor of economics
Department: School of Business Administration
Phone Number: 229-931-2122
E-mail: philip.szmedra@gsw.edu

Distance learning 


Name: Alla A. Yemelyanov, Ph.D.
Position: Distance Learning and Instructional Technology Center Coordinator
Department: Information and Instructional Technology
Phone Number:  229-931-2969
E-mail: alla.yemelyanov@gsw.edu

Diversity Education


Name: Linda Randall
Position: Director of Academic Resource Center / First Year Advocate
Department: Academic Center for Excellence
Phone Number: 229-931-7010
E-mail: linda.randall@gsw.edu

Dutch language


Name: Jan Boesten
Position: Lecturer
Department: School of Computing and Mathematics
Phone Number: 229-931-2667
E-mail: jan.boesten@gsw.edu

Earthquakes


Name: Samuel T. Peavy, Ph.D.
Position: Professor and department chair
Department: Geology & Physics (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2330
E-mail: samuel.peavy@gsw.edu

Education (gifted)


Name: Cindy Schaeffner, Ed.S.
Position: Instructor
Department: The English Language Institute
Phone Number: 229-931-2346
E-mail: cindy.schaeffner@gsw.edu

Educational Psychology


Name: Judy Orton Grissett, Ph.D.
Position: Assistant Professor of Psychology
Department: Psychology and Sociology
Phone Number: 229-931-4647
E-mail: judy.grissett@gsw.edu

Electrical engineering


Name: Simon Baev, Ph.D.
Position: Assistant professor
Department: School of Computer Science and Mathematics
Phone Number: 229-931-2819
E-mail: simon.baev@gsw.edu

Emotion


Name: Charles M. Huffman, Ph.D.
Position: Professor of Psychology, Department Chair
Department: Psychology and Sociology (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2316
E-mail: charles.huffman@gsw.edu

English as a second language


Name: Cindy Schaeffner, Ed.S.
Position: Instructor
Department: The English Language Institute
Phone Number: 229-931-2346
E-mail: cindy.schaeffner@gsw.edu

Equal Employment Opportunity


Name: Elizabeth Wilson Ph.D., PHR
Position: Dean
Department: School of Business Administration
Phone Number: 229-931-2120
E-mail: liz.wilson@gsw.edu

Error and risk analysis


Name: Alexander Yemelyanov, Ph.D.
Position: Professor of Computer Science
Department: Computer Science (School of Computing and Mathematics)
Phone Number:  229-931-2820
E-mail: alexander.yemelyanov@gsw.edu

Evidence based programs for caregivers


Name: Laura J. Bauer
Position: Director of national initiatives
Department: Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving
Phone Number:  229-931-2034
E-mail: laura.bauer@gsw.edu

Eyewitness memory


Name: Charles M. Huffman, Ph.D.
Position: Professor of psychology, department chair
Department: Psychology and Sociology (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2316
E-mail: charles.huffman@gsw.edu

Facility management


Name: Joshua J. Curtin, MBA
Position: Director of campus life
Department: Division of Student Affairs
Phone Number:  229-931-2377
E-mail: josh.curtin@gsw.edu

Family and professional caregiving issues


Name: Leisa R. Easom, Ph.D.
Position: Executive director
Department: Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving
Phone Number: 229-931-2062
E-mail: leisa.easom@gsw.edu


Name: Laura J. Bauer
Position: Director of national initiatives
Department: Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving
Phone Number:  229-931-2034
E-mail: laura.bauer@gsw.edu

Financial markets


Name: Robert Bennett
Position: Professor
Department: School of Business Administration
Phone Number: 229-931-2725
E-mail: robert.bennett@gsw.edu

First generation college students


Name: Gaye S. Hayes, Ph.D.
Position: Vice President of Enrollment Management
Department: Office of Undergraduate Admission
Phone Number: 229-931-2320
E-mail: gaye.hayes@gsw.edu

Gender studies


Name: Paula Martin, Ph.D.
Position: Associate Professor of History
Department: History and Political Science (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2646
E-mail: paula.martin@gsw.edu

Geology and geologic history of southeastern US


Name: Burt Carter
Position: Professor
Department: Geology and Physics (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2325
E-mail: burchard.carter@gsw.edu

Geophysical methods


Name: Samuel T. Peavy, Ph.D.
Position: Professor and department chair
Department: Geology & Physics (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2330
E-mail: samuel.peavy@gsw.edu

German language


Name: Jan Boesten
Position: Lecturer
Department: School of Computing and Mathematics
Phone Number: 229-931-2667
E-mail: jan.boesten@gsw.edu

Graphs Theory


Name: Boris Peltsverger, Ph.D.
Position: Professor and Dean
Department: School of Computing and Mathematics
Phone Number: 229-931-2100
E-mail: boris.peltsverger@gsw.edu

Greek life


Name: Joshua J. Curtin MBA
Position: Director of campus life
Department: Division of Student Affairs
Phone Number: 229-931-2377
E-mail: josh.curtin@gsw.edu

Group facilitation


Name:Jeffery Green
Position: Professor/Chair
Department: Dramatic Arts
Phone Number: 229-931-2204
E-mail: jeff.green@gsw.edu

Health and Human Performance


Name: Catalina Casaru
Position: Assistant Professor
Department: Health and Human Performance
Phone Number: 229-931-2155
E-mail: catalina.casaru@gsw.edu

Historical biology


Name: Burt Carter, Ph.D.
Position: Professor
Department: Geology and Physics (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2325
E-mail: burchard.carter@gsw.edu

History of Medicine and Science


Name: Paula Martin, Ph.D.
Position: Associate Professor of History
Department: History and Political Science (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2646
E-mail: paula.martin@gsw.edu

Holocaust and Genocide Studies


Name: Bonnie Levine-Berggren
Position: Adjunct Instructor
Department: History and Political Science (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2106
E-mail: bonnie.levine-berggren@gsw.edu

Human computer interaction


Name: Alexander Yemelyanov, Ph.D.
Position: Professor of Computer Science
Department: Computer Science (School of Computing and Mathematics)
Phone Number:  229-931-2820
E-mail: alexander.yemelyanov@gsw.edu

Human resources


Name: Elizabeth Wilson Ph.D., PHR
Position: Dean
Department: School of Business Administration
Phone Number: 229-931-2120
E-mail: liz.wilson@gsw.edu

Improvisation


Name: Mark Laughlin, D.M.A.
Position: Associate professor of music
Department: Music (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number:  229-931-2250
E-mail: mark.laughlin@gsw.edu

Informational literacy


Name: Ru Story Huffman
Position: Dean of Library Services
Department: James Earl Carter Library
Phone Number: 229-931-2259
E-mail: ru.story-huffman@gsw.edu

Instructional technology


Name: Ru Story Huffman
Position: Dean of Library Services
Department: James Earl Carter Library
Phone Number: 229-931-2259
E-mail: ru.story-huffman@gsw.edu

International business


Name: Robert Bennett
Position: Professor
Department: School of Business Administration
Phone Number: 229-931-2725
E-mail: robert.bennett@gsw.edu

Leadership


Name: Joshua J. Curtin, MBA
Position: Director of campus life
Department: Division of Student Affairs
Phone Number: 229-931-2377
E-mail: josh.curtin@gsw.edu

Learning disabilities


Name: Judith W. Spann, Ph.D.
Position: Retired professor of special education
Department: School of Education
E-mail: judy.spann@gsw.edu

Libraries


Name: Ru Story Huffman
Position: Dean of Library Services
Department: James Earl Carter Library
Phone Number: 229-931-2259
E-mail: ru.story-huffman@gsw.edu

Literature 


Name: Eugenia Bryan, Ph.D.
Position: Professor of English
Department: English and Modern Languages (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-6984
E-mail: eugenia.bryan@gsw.edu

Memory


Name: Charles M. Huffman, Ph.D.
Position: Professor of psychology, department chair
Department: Psychology and Sociology (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2316
E-mail: charles.huffman@gsw.edu

Mental retardation


Name: Judith W. Spann, Ph.D.
Position: Retired professor of special education
Department: School of Education
E-mail: judy.spann@gsw.edu

Multiculturalism


Name: Linda Randall
Position: Director of Academic Resource Center / First Year Advocate
Department: Academic Center for Excellence
Phone Number: 229-931-7010
E-mail: linda.randall@gsw.edu

Music theory


Name: Mark Laughlin, D.M.A.
Position: Associate professor of music
Department: Music (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number:  229-931-2250
E-mail: mark.laughlin@gsw.edu

Neurobiology


Name: Gary Fisk, Ph.D.
Position: Associate professor of psychology
Department: Psychology and Sociology (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2296
E-mail: gary.fisk@gsw.edu

Non-violent crisis intervention


Name: LaVerne G. Worthy, Ph.D.
Position: Professor of psychology
Department: Psychology and Sociology (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number:  229-931-5138
E-mail: laverne.worthy@gsw.edu

Operating systems


Name: Simon Baev, Ph.D.
Position: Associate professor
Department: School of Computer Science and Mathematics
Phone Number: 229-931-2819
E-mail: simon.baev@gsw.edu

Operator performance modeling


Name: Alexander Yemelyanov, Ph.D.
Position: Professor of Computer Science
Department: Computer Science (School of Computing and Mathematics)
Phone Number:  229-931-2820
E-mail: alexander.yemelyanov@gsw.edu

Orientation


Name: Joshua J. Curtin, MBA
Position: Director of campus life
Department: Division of Student Affairs
Phone Number: 229-931-2377
E-mail: josh.curtin@gsw.edu

Paleontology


Name: Burt Carter, Ph.D.
Position: Professor
Department: Geology and Physics (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2325
E-mail: burchard.carter@gsw.edu

Performance skills for business and professions


Name: Jeffery Green
Position: Professor/Chair
Department: Dramatic Arts
Phone Number: 229-931-2204
E-mail: jeff.green@gsw.edu

Piano


Name: Mark Laughlin, D.M.A.
Position: Associate professor of music
Department: Music (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number:  229-931-2250
E-mail: mark.laughlin@gsw.edu

PowerPoint


Name: Charles M. Huffman, Ph.D.
Position: Professor of Psychology, Department Chair
Department: Psychology and Sociology (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2316
E-mail: charles.huffman@gsw.edu

Name: Gary Fisk, Ph.D.
Position: Associate professor of psychology
Department: Psychology and Sociology (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2296
E-mail: gary.fisk@gsw.edu

Pre-Raphaelites


Name: Keaton Wynn, M.F.A., MA
Position: Assistant professor of fine art
Department: Visual Arts (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2211
E-mail: keaton.wynn@gsw.edu

Programming languages


Name: Simon Baev, Ph.D.
Position: Associate professor
Department: School of Computer Science and Mathematics
Phone Number: 229-931-2819
E-mail: simon.baev@gsw.edu

Race Relations


Name: Linda Randall
Position: Director of Academic Resource Center / First Year Advocate
Department: Academic Center for Excellence
Phone Number: 229-931-7010
E-mail: linda.randall@gsw.edu

Religion and politics


Name: D. Jason Berggren, Ph.D.
Position: Associate professor of political science
Department: History and Political Science (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2109
E-mail: david.berggren@gsw.edu

Rhetoric


Name: Paul Dahlgren
Position: Associate professor of English
Department: Department of English and Modern Languages
Phone Number:  229-931-2191
E-mail: paul.dahlgren@gsw.edu
 

Russian Language


Name: Alla A. Yemelyanov, Ph.D.
Position: Distance Learning and Instructional Technology Center Coordinator
Department: Information and Instructional Technology
Phone Number:  229-931-2969
E-mail: alla.yemelyanov@gsw.edu

Sexual Harassment Training


Name: Elizabeth Wilson Ph.D., PHR
Position: Dean
Department: School of Business Administration
Phone Number: 229-931-2120
E-mail: liz.wilson@gsw.edu

Student programming


Name: Joshua J. Curtin MBA
Position: Director of campus life
Department: Division of Student Affairs
Phone Number: 229-931-2377
E-mail: josh.curtin@gsw.edu

Teaching with technology


Name: Charles M. Huffman, Ph.D.
Position: Associate professor of psychology
Department: Psychology and Sociology (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2316
E-mail: charles.huffman@gsw.edu

Third world agricultural development


Name: Philip Szmedra, Ph.D.
Position: Professor of economics
Department: School of Business Administration
Phone Number: 229-931-2122
E-mail: philip.szmedra@gsw.edu

U.S. Presidential elections


Name: D. Jason Berggren, Ph.D.
Position: Associate professor of political science
Department: History and Political Science (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2109
E-mail: david.berggren@gsw.edu

Vision


Name: Gary Fisk, Ph.D.
Position: Associate professor of psychology
Department: Psychology and Sociology (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2296
E-mail: gary.fisk@gsw.edu

Vocal music


Name: Julie Megginson, D.M.A.
Position: Professor of music
Department: Music (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2240
E-mail: julie.megginson@gsw.edu

Web 2.0


Name: Ru Story Huffman
Position: Dean of Library Services
Department: James Earl Carter Library
Phone Number: 229-931-2259
E-mail: ru.story-huffman@gsw.edu

World food issues


Name: Philip Szmedra, Ph.D.
Position: Professor of economics
Department: School of Business Administration
Phone Number: 229-931-2122
E-mail: philip.szmedra@gsw.edu

World Religions


Name: Bonnie Levine-Berggren
Position: Adjunct Instructor
Department: History and Political Science (College of Arts and Sciences)
Phone Number: 229-931-2106
E-mail: bonnie.levine-berggren@gsw.edu

Writing


Name: Cindy Schaeffner, Ed.S.
Position: Instructor
Department: The English Language Institute
Phone Number: 229-931-2346
E-mail: cindy.schaeffner@gsw.edu

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