Index of Faculty Emeriti

The following is an alphabetical listing of our faculty.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

(Note: Faculty members, if your information is incorrect or not listed, please fill out the form at the bottom for correction.)

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Fenton Adams, B.A., L.L.B., JD
Professor of Law, (1977-1993)

Luana S. Adams, B.S.N., M.S.N.
Associate Professor of Nursing, (1987-2006)

James A. Allen, M.S.
Associate Professor of Library Science, (1965-1992)

W. Steve Anderson, BA, MA, PhD
Professor of English, (-2010)

Marc Arnold, PhD
Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Writing, (1976-2002)

Lawrence H. Averill Jr., BA, JD, LLM
Charles C. Baum Distinguished Professor of Law, (1982-2001)

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Dennis A. Baeyens, BS, MS, PhD
Professor of Biology, (2007)

George S. Ballard, BS, BSEE, MS
Assistant Professor of Computer Science, (1974-2001)

Suzann W. Barr,B.A.,
Instructor in Rhetoric and Writing
Centenary College
M.A., University of Kansas

Patricia Bauknight, BA, MSW, PhD
Assistant Professor of Social Work, (1976-2003)

Michael A. Beaird, BA, JD, MLL
Associate Professor of Law, (1998 – 2006)

Lester Bilsky, BA, PhD
Professor of History, (1972-2001)

David E. Blevins, BSIE, MBA, PhD
Professor of Management, (1990-2005)

S. Charles Bolton, BA, MA, PhD
Professor of History, (1973-2009)

Ronald L. Boswell, BA, MA
Assistant Professor of Music, (1967-2006)

Barbara M. Bowlus, BA, lic.phil.
Instructor of German, (1975-2004)

Charles R. Bowlus, BA, MA, PhD
Professor of History, (1973-2000)

Charlene Bradham, BSN, MNSc
Professor of Nursing, (1976-1997)

Wilfred J. Braithwaite, BS, MS, PhD
Professor of Physics, ( 2007)

Barbara Jo Bray, BA, MA, MEd
Professor of Theatre Arts and Dance, (-2010)

Joy A. Breckenridge, BS, MFA
Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts and Dance, (2007)

Marion Douglas Buffalo, BA, MA, PhD
Professor of Sociology, (1973-2004)

Ralph M. Burns, B.A., MFA, Ph.D.,
Professor of English, (1985-2012)

James F. Butler, BA, MBA, PhD
Professor of Economics, (1963-1996)

Jerry P. Butler, BA, MS, PhD
Professor of Speech Communication, (1970-1997)

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Frances Cantwell, BA, BS
Assistant Professor of Library Science and Assistant Librarian, (1958-1981)

Richard P. Carr, Jr., BBA, MBA, MS, PhD
Associate Professor of Marketing, (1980-1997)

Charles D. Chastain, BA, MA, PhD
Professor of Criminal Justice, (1972-2011)

Roger Chisholm, BA, MS, PhD
Professor of Economics and Finance, (1985-2001)

Lawrence A. Coleman, BS, MS, PhD
Professor of Physics, (1969-2004)

NanJo Dubé Coleman, BS, MEd, PhD
Professor of Secondary Education, (1975-1995)

Marian C. Crawford, BS, MBE, PhD
Professor of Management, (1974-2010)

Huey D. Crisp, BS, MA, EdD
Instructor in Rhetoric and Writing, (1980-2011)

Robert C. Culpepper, BS, MBA, PhD
Professor of Accounting, (1975-1997)

Carolyn Curry, BA, MA
Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts, (1976-1995)

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Jesse E. Dancer, BS, MS, PhD
Professor of Audiology and Speech Pathology, (1978-2002)

Priscilla N. Davis, BSE, MA, PhD
Professor of Audiology and Speech Pathology, (1972-2003)

Larry R. Dickerson, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.,
Professor of Rehabilitation Counseling, (1978-2012)

Emily S. Dickinson, BA, MS
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, (1963-1993)

E. Faye DiMassimo, BSE, MA
Assistant Professor of Speech Communication, (1968-1982)

Richard Dixon, BA, MA
Assistant Professor of History, (1953-1975)

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Ralph D. Eberly, BA, PhD
Cooper Distinguished Professor of English, (1967-1985)
Victor E. Ellsworth, BME, MM, PhD
Associate Professor of Music and Chairperson, Department of Music, (1997-2009)
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Dale V. Ferguson, BS, MS, PhD
Professor of Biology, (1970-2004)

Jamie A. Foster, BSHE, MSHE, EdD
Assistant Professor of Elementary Education, (1985-2001)

Shirley M. Freeman-Turner, BSE, MSE, EdD
Associate Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education, (1975-2006)

James H. Fribourgh, BA, MS, PhD, LHD
Distinguished Professor of Biology, (1949-1994)

Edward Jay Friedlander, BS, MA, EdD
Professor of Journalism, (1975-1996)

Richard Frothingham, BA, BD, PhD
Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies, (1962-1986)

Melville Fuller, BS, MEd, PhD
Professor of Secondary Education, (1974-1994)

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Jackie Garner, BS, MS, PhD
Professor of Mathematics, (1992-1999)

James E. Gauntt, Jr., BA, MBA, PhD
Associate Professor of Accounting, (1981-1999)

Elizabeth Byrd Gibbens, BA, MA, PhD
Associate Professor of English, (1985-2000)

Wallace D. Gitchel, BA, JD
Professor of Law, (1984-2003)

Mary L. Good, BS, MS, PhD
Dean, Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology, (1998-2011)

William C. Goolsby
Professor of Finance, (1996-2008)

Kenneth Ray Goosen, BS, MS, PhD
Professor of Accounting, (1975-1998)

Cheryl R. Grable, BS, MSE, EdD
Associate Professor of Teacher Education, (-2010)

William E. Gran, BS, MS
Instructor in Physics, (1966-2005)

Albert Grauer, BS, Phd
Professor of Astronomy, (1977-2006)

John W. Gray, BA, MA, PhD
Professor of Speech Communication, (1970-2000)

Alcuin Gremillion, PhD
Associate Professor of Chemistry, (1977-1992)

David M. Guerra, BA, MS, PhD
Professor of Radio, Television and Film, (1976-2005)

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Frank D. Hall, B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Management, (1963-2012)

Ralph Hammond, BA, MEd, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology, (1972-2001)

Gerald T. Hanson BS, MA, PhD
Professor of Geography, (1975-2009)

Charles E. Hathaway, BS, PhD
Chancellor, (1993-2002)

Roger M. Hawk, BS, MS, PhD
Professor of Applied Science, (1986-2005)

Gary A. Heidt
Professor of Biology, (1970-2007)

Anna L. Heatherly, BSE, MEd, EdD
Associate Professor of Elementary Education, (1974-2001)

Burton Henderson, BS, MEd
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology, (1989-1996)

Katherine L. Henslee, BSE, MEd, EdD
Professor of Teacher Education, (1966-2002)

Andrea Watson Herrmann, B.A., M.A., Ed.D.
Professor of Rhetoric and Writing, (1985-2012)

John Hill, BA, MSW
Associate Professor of Social Work, (1970-1999)

John R. Hodges, BS, MS, PhD
Professor of Mathematics, (1950-1991)

Mary Frances Hodges, MEd
Instructor of Rhetoric and Writing, (1990-1998)

Kathleen Holder, BFA, MFA
Professor of Art, (1981-2000)

Samuel Howell, BSE, ME, EdD
Assistant Professor of Education, (1973-2009)

Carl F. Hummel, Jr.
Associate Professor of Psychology, (1977-2007)

Darrell K. Hutchins, BS, MS, PhD
Associate Professor of Applied Science, (1984-2000)

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Arlos Ferrel James, BSE, MFA, EdD
Professor of Learning Systems Technology, (1988-2006)

Robert Jespersen, AB, AM, JD, LLM
Professor of Business Law, (1980-1995)

Shirley Jespersen, BA, MS, EdD
Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, (1985-1995)

Robert Johns, BA, MAT, PhD
Associate Professor of Secondary Education and History, (1986-2001)

Alan M. Johnson, BA, MS, PhD
Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, (1977-2004)

Cameron D. Jones, BA, MA, PhD
Associate Professor of Foreign Languages, (1970-1994)

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Philip L. Kehler, BS, MS, PhD
Professor of Earth Science, (1973-2000)

J. Hope Keiser, BS, MA, PhD
Professor of Audiology and Speech Pathology, (1977-2000)

E. Frank Kenney, BA, STB, MA, PhD
Professor of Religious Studies, (1975-1995)

Warren Kessler, BA, MFA
Professor of Art, (1969-2003)

Marilynn Keys, BA, MA
Assistant Professor of English, (1960-1994)

Roslyn Knutson, BA, MA, PhD
Professor of English, (1963-2009)

Jimie Kusel, AB, MBA, PhD
Professor of Accounting, (1981-2011)

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Gladys Ann Larowe, BSN, MSN
Professor of Nursing, (1980-1994)

Richard Lewis, BS, MS, PhD
Associate Professor of Biology, (1976-1994)

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R. Burt Madden, BS, MS, PhD
Associate Professor of Management, (1981-2011)

Happy Mahfouz, BS, MSE
Assistant Professor of Leisure Science, (1967-1995)

Alan H. Marks
Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, (1977-2007)

Cleo B. Mattox, BSE, MBE, EdD
Associate Professor of Management, (1961-1988)

Malay K. Mazumder
University Professor of Applied Science, (1972-2007)

Daniel B. McCallum, BS, MS, PhD
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, (1971-2011)

Paul C. McLeod, BSMS, MS
Associate Professor of Applied Science, (1958-1998)

Susan Mercer, BA, MSSW, DSW
Professor of Social Work, (1972-2002)

Cynthia D. Milazzo
Associate Vice Chancellor, (1989-2009)

James C. Montague, BS, MA, PhD
Professor of Audiology and Speech Pathology, (1971-2000)

Erle Patrick Moore, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English, (1989-2012)

Phyllis J. Moore, BA, MSE, PhD
Professor of Biology, (1972-2003)

Ray Moore, BM, MA, EdD
Professor of Music, (1988-2003)

Lee Morgans, BS, MS, PhD
Professor of Biology, (1969-2001)

Morell E. Mullins, JD
Professor of Law, (1979-2004)

Emil C. Muly, BES, MS, PhD
Professor of Applied Science, (1991-1997)

Alice Ann Munson, BA, MA
Instructor in English, (1969-2011)

Arthur G. Murphey, Jr., BA, JD, LLM
Professor of Law, (1975-1997)

Russell E. Murphy
Professor of English, (1972-2008)

Linda Musun, BA, MA, PhD
Professor of Psychology/Dean, Extended Programs, (1978-2011)

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Rodney D. Neal, BSME, MSMS, PhD
Professor of Management Science, (1970-1998)
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John R. Pagan, AB, MLitt, JD
Professor of Law, (1975-1996)

Agaton P. Pal, BSE, MA, PhD
Professor of Sociology, (1970-1987)

James W. Parins, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of English, (1972-2012)

Marylyn J. Parins, BA, MA, PhD
Professor of English, (1965-1999)

Glenn Pasvogel, BA, JD
Professor of Law, (1971-2003)

James H. Peck, BS, MS, PhD
Professor of Biology, (1981-2011)

Joe Phillips, BA, MA, MFA
Associate Professor of Art, (1980-2000)

John C. Pickett
Professor of Economics and Finance, (1986-2008)

Shirley J. Pine, BA, MA, PhD
Professor of Audiology and Speech Pathology, (1974-1997)

John B. Pittenger, BA, MA, PhD
Professor of Psychology, (-2010)

Linda M. Pledger, BA, MA, PhD
Professor of Speech Communication, (1988-2005)

Forrest H. Pollard, BSBA, MBA, PhD
Professor of Marketing, (1962-1994)

Mary Prentice, BS, MA, PhD

Associate Professor of Special Education, (1985-2001)

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Linda J. Rimer
Professor of Nursing, (1974-2008)

John D. Robson, BS, MS, PhD
Professor of Sociology, (1975-1999)

Aimar Andre Rollefson, BA, MA, PhD
Professor of Physics, (1974-2005)

Julian (Jud), Rouch, RLS, BA, MS, EdS
Professor of Surveying and Land Information, (1985-2001)

Keith B. Runion, BA, MEd, EdD
Associate Professor of Counselor Education, (1986-2006)

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Kathy Sanders, BS, MALS, MA
Associate Professor of Library Science, (1969-2004)

Luther Sanders, BS, MA, EdD
Professor of Journalism, (1974-2000)

Luciano A. Santa Cruz, BA, MSW, DSW
Associate Professor of Social Work, (1978-2005)

Dorothy E. Sawatski, BS, (1961-1991)
Associate Professor of Music

Sally Y. Sedelow, BA, MA, PhD
Professor of Computer and Information Science, (1985-1995)

Walter A. Sedelow, BA, MA, PhD
Professor of Computer and Information Science, (1985-1995)

Peter Thomas Sherrill, BA, MA, PhD
Professor of History, (1970-1998)

Ralph Shull, BS, MA, PhD
Professor of Economics and Finance, (1980- 2000)

Jean Sizemore, BA, MA, MA, PhD
Associate Professor of Art, (1986-2000)

Harold T. Smith, BA, MA, PhD
Professor of History, (1969-1996)

Smith, Patricia B., B.S., M.A., Ed.D.
Professor of Rehabilitation Education, (1984-2012)

Carol D. Snelson (1971-2007)
Associate Professor of Elementary Education

Neil E. Snortland, BA, MA, PhD, (-2010)
Professor of Political Science and Chairperson, Department of Political Science

Nicholas J. Sobin, BA, MA, PhD, (1980-2000)
Professor of English

Thea S. Spatz, BA, MA, EdD, (1987-2005)
Professor of Health Sciences

Gisela Spieker, BA, MSW, PhD, (1971-1990)
Professor of Social Work

David S. Spillers, BSE, MEd, EdD, (-2010)
Professor of Educational Media

Logan Scott Stafford, BS, JD (1981-2004)
Professor of Law

Betty Stephens, NDR, MS, (1967-1988)
Assistant Professor in Health, Physical Education

Howard Stephens, BS, MA, EdD, (1969-1995)
Associate Professor of Teacher Education

A. Ann Straughn, BSN, MSN, ( -2010)
Associate Professor of Nursing

Johnye E. Strickland, BA, MA, PhD, (1991-2001)
Professor of English

Mary C. Sturgeon, BSE, MA, (1967-1987)
Associate Professor of Library and Information Science

Merritt N. Sugg, BS, PhD, (1975-1999)
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Bruce Swinburne, BA, MA, EdD, (1992-1998)
Professor of Higher Education

Robert T. Swindell, BS, PhD ( -2009)
Professor of Chemistry

Judyth A. Swingen, BS, MS, PhD (2001-2011)
Professor of Accounting

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Bill C. Tadlock, BS, MBA, DBA, (1967-1994)
Associate Professor of Marketing

Barbara B. Taegel, BSE, MA, (1960-1996)
Dean of Students/Assistant Professor of Leisure Science

Myra G. Taff-Watson, BA, MA, (1982-2006)
Assistant Professor of Counseling, Adult, & Rehabilitation Education

John R. Talburt, BS, MS, PhD, (1984-1995)
Professor of Computer and Information Science

Tom Teeter, BSE, MLS, EdD, (1972-2002)
Professor of Information Technology

Mary Jean Thomas, BS, MS, PhD, (1977-1992)
Professor of Radio, Television, and Film

Patricia P. Thompson, BS, MEd, BSN, MSN, (1974-2000)
Associate Professor of Nursing

Perry G. Thompson, BA, MA, PhD, (1977-2000)
Professor of Gerontology

William H. Traylor, BSBA, MLIS (1975 – 2006)
Associate Professor of Library Science

Ethel P. Trice, BS, MS, EdD, (1974-1987)
Professor of Health Education

Dorothy Truex, BA, MA, EdD, (1974-1983)
Professor of Education and Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

Gwendolyn Brown Twillie, BA, MS, PhD (1972-1998)
Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance

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Dennis P. Vannatta, B.S.E., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of English, (1986-2012)

Martha Vroeman, BS, MS, (1974-1977)
Assistant Professor of Nursing

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Allan Ward, BA, MA, PhD, (1973-2000)
Professor of Speech Communication

Maxine A. Warren, BS, MEd, EdD, (1970-1982)
Associate Professor of Educational Foundations

Kenneth Warrick, Master Sergeant, (1983-1987)
Instructor of Military Science

Maurice Weatherton, BA, MA, PhD (1974-2000)
Professor of Audiology and Speech Pathology

Ann West, BS, MSW, (1982-1999)
Instructor of Social Work

James W. Wiggins, BS, PhD, (1969-2002)
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Dean, College of Science and Mathematics

Leroy T. Williams, AA, BS, MA, PhD (1977-2011)
Associate Professor of History

Lynda E. Wilson, BA, MA, PhD, (1980-2000)
Professor of Radio, Television, and Film

Donald C. Wold, BA, MA, PhD, (1969-2000)
Professor of Physics

Shelley Wold, BA, MALS, (1970-1995)
Assistant Professor of Library Science

David Wood, AB, MA, PhD, (1965-2002)
Professor of Psychology

Erma Wood, BSE, MSE, EdD, (1972-1999)
Associate Professor of Management Information Systems

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Dominic T. Yang, BS, PhD
Professor of Chemistry, (1970-2005)

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