2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 25, 2018  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration, Trustees, Faculty



Office of the President

Jairy C. Hunter, Jr., A.A., B.S., M.A., M.A., Ph.D.
President

Cady Nell West, B.S.
Executive Director of External Relations

Faye Wood
Executive Assistant

Academic Affairs

Academic Administration

Jacqueline T. Fish, A.S., B.S., M.S. Ed.D
Vice President for Academic Affairs

Ethel L. Croft
Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs

T. Keith Callis, B.A., M.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Brian S. Miller, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant to the Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Jan Reed
Administrative Assistant to the Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Jeryl Johnson, B.S., B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics

W. Todd Ashby, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics

Diane Billings
Administrative Assistant to the Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics

Andreea Meier, B.S.N., M.S.N., D.N.P.
Dean of the College of Nursing

Emily Kaufman
Administrative Assistant to the Dean of the College of Nursing


Dean of the College of Allied Health

George W. Metz, B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Dean of the School of Education

Melissa Headrick
Administrative Assistant to the Dean of the School of Education

John B. Duncan, B.B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D., C.P.A.
Dean of the School of Business

Heather Lane, B.S.
Administrative Assistant to the Dean of the School of Business  

Michael L. Bryant, B.S., M.Div., Ph.D.
Dean of the School of Christian Studies

Christina Hartley
Executive Assistant to the Dean of the School of Christian Studies

Patricia J. Hambrick, B.A., M.A., M.A., Ed.D.
Director of Academic Technology and Director of Academic Grants and Interim Dean of the College of Adult and Professional Studies

Sharon G. Johnson, B.S., M.B.A., D.B.A.
Director of Institutional Research and Assessment

Jeffrey D. Babetz, B.A.
Director of Institutional Effectiveness

Graduate Studies

Melanie G. Reynolds-Murphy, B.A., M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D.
Coordinator of Graduate Studies in Education

Darin Gerdes, B.S., M.B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Director of the Graduate Programs, School of Business

Marc P. Embler, B.S., M.S.W., Ed.D.
Director of the M.S.C.J. Program

Andreea Meier, B.S.N., M.S.N., D.N.P.
Dean of the M.S.N. Program

Office of the Registrar

Amanda Sisson, A.A., A.P.S., B.A.
University Registrar

Jennifer D. Mehaffey, A.A.
Administrative Assistant to the Registrar

Rachel Wagner, B.S., M.B.A.
Assistant Registrar

Vickie Gilbert
Data Entry and Transcript Specialist

Jackie Jordan, B.S.
Transfer Credit Evaluator


Degree Specialist

Sandra Freshman, A.A.
Assistant to the Registrar for NCAA eligibility

Student Success Center

Annie Watson, B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Director of Student Success/Disability Services

Cynthia Ann Brown
Assistant to the Student Success Center

Jennifer S. Brown, B.S., M.S.
Coordinator of Student Success Programs

Brenda Hanna, B.A., M.A.,
Director of the Learning Center

Christie Faircloth-Dixon, B.A., M.A.
Student Athlete Success Director/SWA

Roberta Black, B.A., M.A.
Coordinator of Student Intervention

Lori Powers
Coordinator of Academic Advising Operations

Patricia Herrmann
Testing Center Coordinator

L. Mendel Rivers Library

Sandra H. Hughes, B.A., M.L.S.
Director of the Library

Linda P. Rousseau, B.A., M.A., M.L.S.
Assistant Director - Head of Circulation

Dianne C. Boykin, B.A., M.L.I.S.
Assistant Librarian - Cataloging

Ruth M. Castillo, B.S., M.L.I.S.
Assistant Librarian - Head of Reference

Monica R. Langley, B.A., M.L.I.S.
Assistant Librarian - Acquisitions

Eileen T. Lutzow, B.A., M.L.S.
Assistant Librarian - Systems and Electronic Resources

Business Affairs

Luke Blackmon, B.S.
Vice President for Business Affairs

Janet M. Mims, B.A., CPA
Associate Vice President for Business Affairs

Jennifer Welch
Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Business Affairs

Lindsey Nettles, B.M.A.
Director of Student Accounts

Carol Savory, B.S.
Assistant Director of Financial Services

Management Information Services

Shannon M. Phillips, B.S, M.A.
Executive Director of Technology

Lisa A. Fleming, A.S., B.S.
Director of Computer Operations

Bill Roberson, B.M.A., M.B.A.
Communications Manager

David Anderson, B.S.
Database Administrator

Tony Boone, B.S.
Network Administrator

Michael Onorato
Wireless Administrator

Facilities and Auxiliary Services

Nick Cimorelli, B.S. M.S.. PE
Director of Facilities and Auxiliary Services

Enrollment Management

Debbie Williamson, B.S., M.A.
Vice President for Enrollment Management

Susan Rickard
Executive Assistant

Enrollment Services

Jim Rhoton, B.S., M.B.A.
Director of Admissions

Teri Karges
Director of Financial Aid

Theresa Wofford
Director of Enrollment Operations

Devon Kemble, B.S.
Military Services Coordinator

Advancement

David Baggs., B.S., M.E.D.
Vice President for Advancement

Elizabeth Roehm, B.A., M.A.
Executive Assistant for the Vice President for Advancement

Development

William L. Ward, B.S., M.A.
Executive Director for Development

Director of Corporate Relations and Planned Giving

Rebecca Poisson,
Director of Alumni Affairs

Advancement Operations


Director of Operations for Advancement

Louise O’Neal
Records Specialist

Student Affairs and Athletics

 

 

Denominational Relations


Director of Denominational Relations

Campus Ministries

Jonathan D. Davis, B.A., M.Div.
Campus Minister

Betsy Bolick, B.S., M.A.
Director of Women’s Ministries and Creative Arts

Student Development

Clark Carter, B.A., M.Div.
Dean of Students

Julia Ard
Executive Assistant to the Dean of Students

Counseling Services 

Joanne Jemsek, MA, LPCI
Director of Counseling Services 

Wesley Senn, MA, LPCI
Clinical Counselor

International Services

Barbara C. Mead, A.A., B.S., M.Ed.
Associate Dean for Student Development and Director of International Services

Recreational Services

Drew C. Meadows, A.A., B.S., M.S.
Director of Recreational Services

Campus Security

John Wilson
Director of Campus Security

Jennifer Murphy
Deputy Security Director

        Residence Life

Tyler Davis, B.S. MBA
Director of Residence Life

Student Activities

Joyce Rea, B.S.
Director of Student Activities

        The Career Center 

Hester Young, B.S., M.A., Ed. D.
Assistant Dean for Student Services, Director of the Career Center, Minority Programming, and Service Learning

Nicole Copland, B.M.A.
Career Planning and Placement Counselor

Audrey Dial, B.S., M.B.A.
Diversity Coordinator

Julie Jongsma, B.S.
Vista Service Learning Coordinator

Office of Student Employment

         
            Student Employment Coordinator

University Relations, Publications and Marketing

John Strubel, B.M.A., MSOM
Director of Integrated Marketing

Jan Joslin, B.A.
Director of Publications

Jon Merkling, BA
Graphic Designer

Rick Esposito
Multimedia Coordinator

Athletics

Hank Small, B.A., M.S.
Athletic Director

Cathryn Broderhasuen, B.A.
Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs

Michael Hammond, B.S., M.Ed.
Assistant Athletic Director for NCAA Compliance

Brady Gregor
Student Athlete Success Director/SWA

Brad Drake, B.S., M.A., A.T.C.
Head Athletic Trainer and Assistant Director of Athletics for Medical Services

James Bradley, A.S.
Assistant Athletic Director for Internal Affairs

Rachelle Bouronich, B.A., M.B.A.
Business Manager of Athletics and Ticket Manager

Anna McSwain, B.A.
Athletics Office Manager 

Jennifer Wilson, B.A., M.A.
Director of Marketing and Promotions

Zeke Beam, B.A., M.B.A.
Assistant Athletic Director for Media/Sports Information Director

Barclay Radebaugh, B.S., M.A.
Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Fred Applin, B.S., M.S.
Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Shane Winkler, B.S.
Head Softball Coach

Christy Mooberry, B.A., M.S.
Head Volleyball Coach

Tosha Ansley, B.S.
Head Women’s Track Coach and Cross Country Coach

Roosevelt Lofton, B.A., M.S.
Head Men’s Track and Field / Cross Country Coach

Mike Wilson, B.A., B.S.
Director of Golf/Men’s Golf Coach

Matt Cram-Smith, B.A.
Women’s Golf Coach

Eric Terrill, B.S., M.A.
Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Mike Baker, B.S.
Head Women’s Tennis Coach

Jamey Chadwell, B.S., M.B.A.
Head Football Coach

Stuart Lake, B.S., M.A.T.
Head Baseball Coach

Charleston Southern University 2015 Board of Trustees

Term Expires December 31st of the year listed:

Mr. Frank Bullard 2016
Mr. Johnny Caruso 2019
Mr. Bill Carpenter 2016
Mr. Kevin Chafin  
2017
Mr. Randy Eller 2019
Dr. Wendell Estep 2015
Dr. Judy Kneece Hetz 2016
Dr. Sonny Holmes 2016
Dr. Eric Lethco 2018
Rev. Frankie Melton 2015
Mr. Dean Murphy, III 2017
Mr. Christopher Niebuhr 2019
Rev. Rob Pierce 2015
Mr. Matt Provost 2016
Mr. Michael Roberts 2017
Mr. Thomas Rhodes 2019
Dr. Gloria Thiem 2015
Mr. Harold Wall 2015
Mrs. Jane Warren 2018
Mrs. Kathy Weiss 2019
Mr. Earl Wheeler 2016
Dr. Jerry Williams 2018
Mr. Mike Williams 2017
Dr. Joe Wren 2017
Mr. Fred Yohe 2018

Faculty - Emeriti

Joyce B. Bagwell, B.A., M.S.Ed., Ph.D.
Professor Emerita of Geology: B.A., Furman University; M.S.Ed., Clemson University; Ph.D, University of South Carolina. (1967)

M. James Barrier, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Biology: B.S., M.S., North Carolina State University, Ph.D., Clemson University. (1970)

Stephen H. Best, B.S., M.S.
Professor Emeritus of Biology: B.S., M.S., Clemson University. (1973)

A. Kennerley Bonnette, Jr., B.S., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry and Provost Emeritus:  B.S., College of Charleston; Ph.D., Clemson University.  (1971)

Patricia A. Bower, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Professor Emerita of Education:  B.S., M.Ed., Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania; Ed.D., Vanderbilt Univeristy.  (1987)

Enid R. Causey, B.A., M.L., Ph.D.
Professor Emerita of Library Science and Director Emerita of the L. Mendel Rivers Library: B.A., Charleston Southern University; M.L., Ph.D., University of South Carolina. (1975)

Sheila McClarren Davis, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor Emerita of History and Political Science: B.A., Duke University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia. (1976)

Carol Jean Drowota, B.S., M.A.T., Ph.D.
Professor Emerita of English: B.S., College of Charleston; M.A.T., Duke University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina. (1976)

Linda S. Gooding, B.A., M.A.
Professor Emerita of History: B.A., College of Charleston; M.A., University of Tennessee. (1967)

Wendell Thomas Guerry, A.B., B.D., D.Min.
Professor Emeritus of Religion: A.B, Erskine College; B.D., D.Min., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. (1983)

Anne L. Hawkes, B.A., M.A.
Professor Emerita of Foundation Studies and English and Director of the Foundation Studies Program: B.A., University of Richmond; M.A., Clemson University. (1987)

Katherine M. Huger, A.B., M.A., M.A.L.D.
Professor Emerita of Economics: A.B., Bryn Mawr College; M.A., M.A.L.D., The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. (1972)

Vera Frances Johnson, B.S., M.A., D.B.A.
Professor Emerita of Business Administration: B.S., Bob Jones University; M.A., Peabody College. (1965)

Lonell Jones, B.S.N., M.S.N.
Professor Emerita of Nursing: B.S.N., Texas Christian University; M.S.N., Washington University. (1994)

S. Dolores Jones, A.B., M.A.
 Professor Emerita of Communication: A.B., Duke University; M.A., University of North Carolina. (1967)

Eugene H. Koester, B.A., M.M.
Professor Emeritus of Music: B.A., Charleston Southern University; M.M., University of South Carolina. (1981)

Marian M. Larisey, B.S.N., M.S.Ed., M.S.N., Ph.D.
Professor Emerita of Nursing and Dean Emerita of the Derry Patterson Wingo School of Nursing: B.S.N., Medical College of South Carolina; M.S.Ed., Southern Illinois University; M.S.N., Medical College of Georgia; Ph.D., University of Texas. (1997)

Harriette Magee, B.S., M.A., Ed.D.
Professor Emerita of Psychology and Dean Emerita of the College of Arts and Sciences: B.S., Old Dominion University; M.A., George Peabody College for Teachers; Ed.D., Vanderbilt University. (1984)

Eugene W. McDermott, B.E.E., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Business Administration/Accounting: B.E.E., Rennselaer Polytech Institute; M.B.A., Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., University of South Carolina. (1994)

S. George Niketas, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of English: B.A., M.A., University of South Carolina; Ph.D., University of Georgia. (1969)

Homer Clyde Odom, Jr., B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry: B.A., M.S., University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., Clemson University. (1970)

David E. Rison, A.B., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of History: A.B., Ouachita College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles. (1968)

James C. Settle, B.A., M.S.
Professor Emeritus of Kinesiology: B.A., Furman University; M.S., Florida State University. (1965)

Hazel M. Stewart, A.B., M.A.T.
Professor Emerita of Mathematics: A.B., Fisk University; M.A.T., The Citadel (1971)

Robert J. Tilidetzke, B.S., M.S., Ed.D.
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics Education:  B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin; Ed.D., University of North Carolina.  (1990)

Linda Cochran Tyler, B.A., M.L.S.
Professor Emerita of Library Science and Associate Director of the Library: B.A., Converse College; M.L.S., George Peabody College. (1969)

Faculty - Distinguished

John F. Harper, B.A., M.A.T., Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Kinesiology: B.A., M.A.T., University of South Carolina; Ph.D., Louisiana State University. (1989)

Jeryl W. Johnson, B.S., B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Mathematics: B.S., B.S., M.S., North Carolina State University, Ph.D., Colorado State University. (1994)

James E. Roberts, B.S., M.C.S.
Distinguished Professor of Computer Science: B.S., Baylor University; M.C.S., Texas A & M University. (1981)

Fred L. Worthy, A.B., M.A.T.
Distinguished Professor of Computer Science: A.B., Colorado State College; M.A.T., Colorado State University. (1968)

Faculty

A-B

Amy L. Albrecht, B.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biochemistry: B.A., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., University of North Dakota. (2009)

Barbara A. Alexander, B.S.N., M.S.N.
Instructor of Nursing:  B.S.N., M.S.N., Medical University of South Carolina.  (2013)

L. McTier Anderson, B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Professor of Business Administration: B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; M.B.A., Drexel University; Ph.D., University of Georgia. (1997)

Karen R. Arnold, B.S., B.S.N., M.S.N.
Instructor of Nursing:  B.S., College of Charleston; B.S.N., Medical University of South Carolina; M.S.N., Charleston Southern University.  (2013)

W. Todd Ashby, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics and Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics : A.S., B.A., M.S. Western Kentucky University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky. (1998)

Virginia B. Baker, B.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology: B.S., Columbia College; Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina. (2008)

Aaron L. Baldwin, B.S., M.F.A.
Associate Professor of Art: B.S., M.F.A., Clemson University (1999)

Susan V. Ball, B.S.N., M.S.N.
Assistant Professor of Nursing:  B.S., Clemson University; M.S.N., Florida State University.  (2014)

Nancy R. Barendse, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of English:B.S., Auburn University; M.A., Clemson University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina.  (1996)

Craig J. Barto, B.A., M.A.
Assistant Professor of Foundation Studies and Chair of the Bridge Program: B.A., M.A., University of Kansas. (2004)

Jennifer Beatson, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Spanish: B.A., Furman University; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University. (2009)

Leigh Arden Beck, B.S., B.S.N., M.S.N.
Instructor of Nursing:  B.S., University of North Carolina; B.S.N., M.S.N., Medical University of South Carolina.  (2015)

Peter Beck, B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Christian Studies: B.A., M.Div., Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (2008)

Xiangdong Bi, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry: B.S., M.S., Tianjin University, China; Ph.D., University of Missouri. (2007)

Richard S. Blanchard, Jr., B.S., M.A.T.
Instructor of Education:  B.S., The Citadel; M.A.T., University of Charleston.  (2013)

Theodore S. Blanchard, Jr., B.A., M.A., C.P.A.
Assistant Professor of Business Administration/Accounting: B.A., College of Charleston; M.A., University of South Carolina. (1980)

Glorimar Blanco, B.S., M.Ed.
Instructor of Spanish:  B.S., Charleston Southern University; M.Ed., College of Charleston.  (2011)

Andrew J. Blauch, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics/Engineering: B.S., Messiah College; M.S., Carnegie Mellon University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University. (2007)

Ricard Bordas
Assistant Professor of Vocal Music: Performance Degree with Honors, Royal Academy of Music Teaching; Diploma in Singing, London Royal Academic of Music Postgraduate Studies at the Royal Academy of Music of London. (2010)

David C. Britt, B.S., M.B.A.
Assistant Professor of Business Management:  B.S., Southeast Missouri State University; MBA, Charleston Southern University.  (2010)

James M. Brooks, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor of Biology:  B.S., Liberty University; M.S., James Madison University; Ph.D. University of Connecticut.  (2013)

Amy J. Brumback, A.D.N., M.S.N.
Instructor of Nursing:  A.D.N., Trident Technical College; M.S.N., Charleston Southern University.  (2015)

Michael L. Bryant, B.S., M.Div., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Christian Studies and Dean of the School of Christian Studies: B.S., Charleston Southern University; M.Div., Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. (2008)

Valerie K. Bullock, B.A., M.M., Ed.D.
Professor of Music and Chair of the Horton School of Music: B.A., M.M., University of South Carolina; Ed.D., Florida State University. (1993)

Melissa Cormany Butcher, B.S., M.S., MCHES, DHSc
Assistant Professor of Health Promotion and Director of the Health Promotion Program: B.S., Clemson University; M.S., The Citadel. DHSc, Nova Southeastern University (2012)

C-G

 

T. Keith Callis, B.A., M.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of English and Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences: B.A., Lambuth College, M.A., Memphis State University; M.A., Wheaton College; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University.  (2012) 

Matthew R. Campbell, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology and Geology: B.S., College of William and Mary; M.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., Indiana University. (2010)

Jessica M. Capasso, B.S.N., M.S.N.
Instructor of Nursing:  B.S.N., University of Louisville; M.S.N., Northern Kentucky University.  (2014)

Ruth M. Castillo, B.S., M.L.I.S.
Instructor of Library Science and Head of Reference:  B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; M.L.I.S., University of South Carolina.   (2011) 

Jordan B. Clark, B.A., M.A.,
Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies:  B.A., Sam Houston State University; M.A., Liberty University.  (2012)

Donald R. Clerico, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor of Education: B.A., Nyack College; M.S., Ph.D., Syracuse University. (1990)

Anne B. Collier, B.S.N., M.S.N.
Instructor of Nursing:  B.S.N., Stephen F. Austin State University; M.S.N., University of Texas.  (2012)

Amy J. Collins, B.S.N., M.S.N.
Instructor of Nursing:  B.S.N., Georgetown University; M.S.N., Medical University of South Carolina.  (2012) 

Lora M. Connelly, B.A., M.A. Instructor of Mathematics: B.A., Bucknell University; M.S., Salem State University.  (2012) 

Ethel L. Crane, B.S.N., M.S.N.
Assistant Professor of Nursing: B.S.N., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.S.N., Medical University of South Carolina. (2006) 

Mark A. Crawford, B.A., J.D., M.B.A.
Associate Professor of Business Administration: B.A., Armstrong Atlantic University; J.D., Georgia State University; M.B.A., The Citadel. (2007)

David S. Cross, B.A., M.A.T.
Associate Professor of Spanish: B.A., Wofford College, M.A.T., University of South Carolina. (2003)

Denise K. Dawson, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics:  B.S., University of Redlands; M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University.  (2011)

J. Matthew Dawson, B.A., M.S.
Instructor of Mathematics:  B.A., Western Kentucky University; M.S., University of Tennessee.  (2011)

B. Dianne Dinkel, B.S., M.B.A., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Business Management: B.S., Grand Canyon University; M.B.A., Arizona State University; Ed.D., Northern Arizona University.  (2011)

John B. Duncan, B.B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D., C.P.A.
Professor of Business Administration/Accounting and the Dean of the School of Business. B.B.A., M.B.A., Northeast Louisiana University; Ph.D., University of Mississippi. (2003)

Cynthia A. Dyson, B.S.N., M.S.N., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Nursing: B.S.N. Clemson University; M.S.N., Medical University of South Carolina; Nova Southeastern University. (1997)

Marc P. Embler, B.S., M.S.W., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice,  Chair of the Department and Director of the Criminal Justice Graduate Program:  B.S., Charleston Southern University; M.S.W., University of South Carolina; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University.  (2011)

Jacqueline T. Fish, A.S., B.S., M.S., Ed.D.
Professor of Criminal Justice and Vice President for Academic Affairs: A.S., B.S., East Tennessee State University; M.S. University of Tennessee-Chattanooga; Ed.D., University of Tennessee-Knoxville. (2006)

Alan R. Fix, B.S., MCJ
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice: B.S., Indiana State University; MCJ, Boston University. (2008)

W. David Floyd, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Foundation Studies and English: B.A., Francis Marion University; M.A., College of Charleston; Ph.D., University of Stirling.  (2008)

Karen L. Fonkert, B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics Education:  B.S., Western Michigan University; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University; Ph.D., Western Michigan University.  (2010)

Marshall P. Forrester, Jr., B.M., M.M., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Music and Director of Instrumental Studies:  B.M., University of North Carolina; M.M., University of Rochester; Ph.D., University of North Carolina.  (2010)

Robin K. Franklin, B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education: B.S., Carson Newman College; M.Ed., University of Richmond; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University. (2010)

Daniel D. Fultz, A.A., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of Communication and Chair of the Department of Communication/Theatre:  A.A., Rhodes State College; B.A., M.A., Bluffton University; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University.  (2014)

Darin L. Gerdes, B.S., M.B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Management and Director of the M.B.A. Program:  B.S., Liberty University; M.B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Regent Univeristy.  (2011)

Andrea S. Glover, B.A., M.F.A.
Instructor of Graphic Design:  B.A., University of South Carolina; M.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design.  (2013)

Christi L. Grambling, B.A.., M.A., J.D.
Instructor of Political Science:  B.A., Ohio University; M.A., J.D., Regent University.  (2012)

Jeffery K. Gray, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology:  B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi.  (2013)

Alexis S. Green, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology:  B.S., Alma College; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University.  (2014)

Justin A. Grieves, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics:  B.A., Western Kentucky University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee.  (2013) 

H-I

Patricia J. Hambrick, B.A., M.A., M.A., Ed.D.
Professor of Education and Director of Academic Technology and Director of Academic Grants: B.A., M.A., M.A., Marshall University; Ed.D., United States International University. (2002)

Rebecca K. Hanckel, B.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry: B.S., Grove City College; Ph.D., Tulane University. (1994)

Sean T. Hayes, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science:  B.S., Charleston Southern University; M.S., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University.  (2015)

D. Todd Heldreth, B.S., D.V.M.
Associate Professor of Biology: B.S., Emory and Henry College; D.V.M., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. (2007)

Amy N. Helpingstine, B.A., M.S.
Instructor of Mathematics:  B.A., Eastern Illinois University; M.S., Illinois State University.  (2012)

Arnold J. Hite, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of Economics: B.A., M.A., Clemson University; Ph.D., Texas A & M University. (1990)

Nicholas V. Holland, III, B.M., M.M., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Music, Assistatant Director of Bands and Director of Athletic Bands:  B.M., M.M., University of North Carolina; Ph.D., East Carolina University.  (2011)

Bobby A. Howard, A.D.N., B.S.N, M.Div., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Christian Studies/Youth Ministry: A.D.N., Guilford Technical Community College; B.S.N., University of North Carolina; M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ed.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. (2008)

Rebecca J. Howell, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice:  B.S., M.A., Old Dominion University; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  (2013)

Stephen D. Hudson, B.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry: B.S., Francis Marion College; Ph.D., University of South Carolina (1980)

Sandra H. Hughes, B.A., M.L.S.
Associate Professor of Library Science and Director of the Library: B.A., Charleston Southern University; M.L., University of South Carolina. (1991)

Jairy C. Hunter, Jr., A.A., B.S., M.A., MA., Ph.D.
President, and Professor of Business Administration. A.A., Wingate College; B.S., M.A., M.A., Appalachian State University; Ph.D., Duke University. (1984)

Richard S. Inscore, A.A., B.A.S., M.A, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice: A.S., B.A.S., Guilford College; M.A., SUNY/Empire State College; Ph.D., Charisma University.  (2008)

Jill L. Isaacs, B.S., M.S., DNP
Assistant Professor of Nursing:  B.S., M.S., DNP:  Creighton University.  (2015)

 

J-L

Peter B. Jenkins, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor of Biology and Geology: B.S., M.S., University of South Carolina; Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina. (2004)

Sharon G. Johnson, B.S., M.B.A., D.B.A.
Professor of Business Administration: B.S., M.B.A., D.B.A., Florida State University. (2008)

Kevin B. Jones, B.S., M.A.T.
Instructor of Biology:  B.S., State University of New York Regents College; M.A.T., Charleston Southern University.  (2011)

Susan K. Jones, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology: B.A., University of South Florida; M.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia. (1988)

Linda Karges-Bone, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Professor of Education: B.S., M.Ed., College of Charleston, Ed.D., University of South Carolina. (1990)

Thomas Keating, B.A., M.F.A.
Associate Professor of Theater/Communication: B.A., University of Georgia; M.F.A., Columbia University School of the Arts. (2007)

Joshua K. Kerns, B.A., M.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology:  B.A., University of Memphis; M.D., Meharry Medical College.  (2013)

Vera G. Kling, B.S.N., M.S.N., M.A., DHSc
Associate Professor of Nursing: B.S.N., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill; M.S.N., Medical University of South Carolina; M.A., Webster University; DHSc, Nova Southeastern University. (2000)

John E. Kuykendall, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History and Political Science: B.A., Erskine College; M.A., Ph.D., University of South Carolina. (2003)

Monica R. Langley, B.A., M.L.I.S.
Instructor of Library Science and Assistant Librarian in Acquisitions: B.A., Augusta College; M.L.I.S., Wayne State University. (2000)

Dawn T. Lee, B.A., M.A.Ed.
Assistant Professor of Foundation Studies and English: B.A., Douglass College; M.A.Ed., The Citadel. (1992)

Sandra S. Lee, B.S., M.A.
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology: B.S., M.A., University of Florida. (1966)

Kenneth B. LeVan, B.A., M.S.
Assistant Professor of Business Administration:  B.A., The College of Wooster; M.S., Rochester Institute of Technology.  (2014)

Jill Terhaar Lewis, B.M., M.M., D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Vocal Music: B.M., University of Idaho; M.M., Western Michigan University; D.M.A., University of South Carolina. (2008)

Aiye Liang, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry:  B.S., Henan Normal University; M.S., Chengdu University of Technology; Chinese Academy of Sciences.  (2011)

Yu-Ju Lin, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Computer Science: B.A., North Central University, Taiwan; M.S., Chung-Yaun Christian University, Taiwan; Ph.D., University of Florida. (2004) 

M. Blake Lineberger, B.S., B.A., M.A.
Instructor of Physical Education:  B.S., Appalachian State University; B.A., University of North Carolina at Wilmington; M.A., East Carolina University.  (2015)

Peter J. Link, Jr., B.S., M.Div., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Christian Studies: B.S., University of Texas; M.Div., Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.  (2012) 

Jennifer L. Luiken, B.M., M.M., Ph.D.
Professor of Music/Vocal Performance: B.M., M.M., University of Northern Iowa; Ph.D., University of South Carolina. (2004)

Mary K. Luton, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of French: B.A., Virginia Wesleyan College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia. (1997)

Eileen T. Lutzow, B.A., M.L.S.
Assistant Professor of Library Science and Assistant Librarian - Systems and Electronic Resources: B.A., M.L.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champain. (1999)

M-P

Lynne S. Mann, B.S.N., M.N.
Associate Professor of Nursing:  B.S.N., University of Virginia; M.N., University of Technology, Sydney.  (2014)

Carla L. Marachione, B.S., M.S.
Assistant Professor of Graphic Design:  B.S., M.S., Clemson University.  (2014)

Nathan J. Martin, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History: B.A., Iowa State University; M.A., Minnesota State University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska. (2008)

Michael D. Martinez, B.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics:  B.A., California State University; Ph.D., University of Colorado.   (2013)

Kimberly J. Mason, A.D.N., B.S.N., M.S.N.
Instructor of Nursing:  A.D.N., Trident Technical College; B.S.N., M.S.N., Charleston Southern University.  (2014)

Celeste McMaster, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English: B.A., University of Arkansas; M.A., East Carolina University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina. (2010)

Andreea Meier, B.S.N., M.S.N., D.N.P.
Assistant Professor of Nursing and Dean of the College of Nursing:  B.S.N., M.S.N., D.N.P., University of Michigan.  (2013)

Gary A. Metts, B.S., M.P.A., D.B.A.
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice:  B.S., St. Leo University; M.P.A., Troy University; D.B.A., Northcentral University.  (2013)

George W.  Metz, B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Professor of Education and Dean of the School of Education:  B.A., Western Maryland College; M.Ed., Frostburg State University; Ph.D., The University of Toledo.  (2013)

Brian S. Miller, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History and Assistant to the Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences: B.A., Ouachita Baptist University; M.A., University of Arkansas; Ph.D., University of Mississippi. (2006)

Julius Mutwol, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science: B.A., Cleveland State University; M.A., Ph.D. , John Hopkins University. (2007)

David B. Naylor, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology: B.A., Ohio State University; M.S., Cleveland State University; Ph.D., University of Akron. (1988)

Amy L. Nolan, B.S., Ph.D.
Professor of Biology: B.S., Charleston Southern University; Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina. (2000)

Patricia A. O’Donnell, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology:  B.A., Monmouth University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame.  (2014)

Bradley P. Parker, B.M., M.M., D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Music:  B.M., Wilfrid Laurier Univeristy; M.M., D.M.A., Eastomam School of Music.  (2015)

Donnie R. Parker, II, B.A., M.Div., M.A.. Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Christian Studies:  B.A., Union University; M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D.,  Baylor University.  (2014)

R. Scott Pearson, B.A., M.B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Business Administration and Chair of the Department: B.A., Samford University; M.B.A., University of South Florida; M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University. (2009)

Pamela A. Peek, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of Spanish and Chair of the Department of Foreign Language: B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of South Carolina. (1987)

David K. Perry, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor Biochemistry and Chair of the Department of Physical Sciences:  B.A., Malone College; M.S., Oral Roberts University; Ph.D., Emory University.  (2012)

Robert E. Petersen, B.A., J.D.
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice:  B.A., Florida State University; J.D., University of South Carolina.  (2013)

Jason A. Peterson, A.A., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Communication:  A.A., Macon State College; B.A., Georgia College and State University; M.A., University of Georgia; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi.  (2014)

Richard H. Pressley, B.M., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Music:  B.M., Butler University; M.A., University of Cambridge; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.  (2013)

Jamie Probin, B.S., Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics: B.S., Ph.D., University of Liverpool. (2001)

Cynthia M. Putman, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Education: B.S., Charleston Southern University; M.Ed., Ed.S., The Citadel; Ed.D., University of South Carolina. (2005)

R-S

 

Rosette Rabess, B.A., M.B.A.
Instructor of Business Management:  B.A., Univeristy of Massachusetts; M.B.A., Simmons Graduate School of Management.  (2014)

Mark W. Rieman, B.S., M.P.Acc., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business Administration/Accounting:  B.S., M.P.Acc., University of South Dakota; Ph.D., Washington State University.  (2013)
 
Melanie G. Reynolds-Murphy, B.A., M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education: B.A., Charleston Southern University; M.Ed., Ed.S., The Citadel; Ed.D., South Carolina State University. (2010)

J. Maxwell Rollins, B.S., M.A.Ed., M.B.A.
Assistant Professor of Business Administration: B.S., College of Charleston; M.A.Ed., The Citadel, M.B.A., Charleston Southern University. (1993)

Linda P. Rousseau, B.A., M.A., M.L.S.
Assistant Professor of Library Science and Assistant Director and Head of Circulation: B.A., Lincoln University; M.A., George Mason University; M.L.S., North Carolina Central University. (2006)

Renee N. Schneider, B.S.N., M.S.N.
Assistant Professor of Nursing:  B.S., Duquesne University; M.S.N., University of Phoenix.  (2014)

Brian D. Seiler, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology/Athletic Training:  B.S., Slippery Rock University; M.S., Georgia Southern University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina.  (2015)

Valerie K. Sessions, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Computer Science and Chair of the Department: B.S., College of Charleston; M.S., University of Charleston; Ph.D., University of South Carolina. (2007)

Jennifer E. Shearer, B.S.N., M.S.N., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Nursing:  B.S.N., University of South Carolina; M.S.N., Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina.  (2015)

Margaret M. Shields, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Health Promotion:  B.S., M.S., Central Washington University; Ph.D., University of Alabama.  (2015)

Michael F. Shipe, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Kinesiology:  B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee.  (2014)

Kari L. Siko, B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English Education:  B.S., Clarion University of Pennsylvania; M.Ed., University of North Carolina at Wilmington; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  (2011)

Kimberly A. Sims, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English: B.A., Kennesaw State University; M.A., George Mason University; Ph.D., University of Rhode Island. (2009)

Melvin Sinclair, Jr., B.S., M.S., D.B.A.
Assistant Professor of Business Management: B.S., University of South Carolina; M.S., Clemson University; D.B.A., Walden University.  (2014)

Christina S. Sinisi, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology: B.A., Hollins College; M.S., Ph.D., Kansas State University. (1994)

Jonathan L. Sircy, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English:  B.A., Murray State University; M.A., University of Kentucky; Ph.D., University of South Carolina.  (2011)

Charles V. Smedley, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology: B.S., University of South Carolina: M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois. (1988)

Boyce L. Smith, B.S., M.S.
Instructor of Business Administration:  B.S., M.S., University of South Carolina.  (2013)

Brian J. Smith, B.S., M.S.
Instructor of Kinesiology/Athletic Training:  B.S., California State University; M.S., Indiana University.  (2011)

Carissa T. Smith, B.A.,M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English: B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University. (2008)

Larry D. Smith, B.A., M.B.A.
Assistant Professor of Business Administration: B.A., Harding College; M.B.A., Southern Methodist University. (2001)

Charlotte Song, B.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology: B.S., University of Maryland; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin. (2010)

Edward J. Speyers, B.A., M.F.A.
Associate Professor of Graphic Design: B.A., Calvin College; M.F.A., Digital Media Arts College. (2009)

Mark J. Sterbank, B.M., M.M.
Associate Professor of Jazz Studies: B.M., Eastman School of Music; M.M., University of New Orleans. (2008)

Julie Stordahl, B.M., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Music Therapy:  B.M., University of Wisconsin; M.A., Univeristy of Iowa; Ph.D., University of Miami.  (2010)

T-Y

Wanda L. Taylor, B.S., B.S.N., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Nursing:  B.S., University of Florida; B.S.N., Clemson University; Ph.D., Georgia Health Sciences University.  (2015)

V. Britt Terry, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Foundation Studies and English:  B.A., M.A., Winthrop University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina.  (2012) 

G. Timothy Tew, A.A., B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Professor of Christian Studies: A.A., George C. Wallace State Community College; B.A., University of Mobile; M.Div., Ph.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. (2005)

Katherine Thomas, BS, BA, MS, PhD,
Assistant Professor of Health Promotion:  B.S. American Military University, B.A., University of Virginia,M.S., American University, PhD, University of Alabama (201

Autumn R. Thompson, A.S., B.S., M.S.
Instructor of Geology: A.S., Garland County Community College; B.S., University of Arkansas; M.S., University of California. (2009) 

Heather J. Thompson, B.S., M.S., DPT
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology:  B.S., Lander University; M.S., Medical University of South Carolina; DPT Shenandoah University.  (2015)

Imelda Tirtajaya, B.S., M.S.. Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology:  B.S., Universitas Pelita Harapan; M.S., Ph.D.. University of Massachusetts.  (2013)

Gary L. Underwood, B.S., M.S.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science: B.S., M.S., University of Florida. (2006)

Elizabeth F. Valentine, B.S., M.S., M.S.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics/Foundation Studies: B.S., M.S., University of North Carolina; M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. (2007)

Teresa M. Vasas, B.S.N., M.S.N.
Assistant Professor of Nursing:  B.S.N., M.S.N., Medical University of South Carolina.  (2012)

Melinda Walker, B.S., Ph.D.
Professor of Biology and Department Chair: B.S., Charleston Southern University; Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina. (1995)

Danielle M. Walters, B.A., M.F.A., M.A.
Instructor of Foundations Studies and English:  B.A., M.F.A., M.A., Chapman University.  (2015)

Linda Warren, B.S.N., M.S.N.
Assistant Professor of Nursing: B.S.N., M.S.N., Medical University of South Carolina. (2008)

Jonathan D. Watson, B.A., M.Div.
Instructor of Christian Studies/Student Ministry:  B.A., Ouachita Baptist University; M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.  (2015)

Lisa Webb, A.D.N., M.S.N.
Instructor of Nursing:  A.D.N., Michael J. Owens Community College; M.S.N., Charleston Southern University.  (2011)

Kimberly A. Weis, B.S., M.S.N.
Instructor of Nursing:  B.S., M.S.N., University of Tennessee.  (2014)

Paul E. West, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science:  B.S., Trinity University; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University.  (2015)

Jennifer Whipple, B.M., M.M., Ph.D.
 Professor of Music Therapy: B.M., University of Richmond; M.M., Ph.D., Florida State University. (2007)

James M. Wilkerson, B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Business Administration:  B.S., University of Alabama; M.B.A., University of Missouri; Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology.  (2012) 

Lindsay M. Willett, B.S., M.S.
Instructor of Mathematics:  B.S., Grove Ciry College; M.S., Clemson University.  (2013)

Kathleen E. Williams, B.S.N., M.S.N.
Assistant Professor of Nursing: B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Pennsylvania.  (2012)

Mark Williams, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History: B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee. (2006)

Mela Wyeth, B.A., M.A., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Professor of Business Administration/Finance: B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., M.B.A., Webster University; Ph.D., STI Social-Technical Institute. (2000)

Reba H. Yarborough, B.S., M.A., Ed.S., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education:  B.S., M.A., Ed.S., Ed.D., Reich College of Education.  (2013)

Scott D. Yarbrough, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of English and Chair of the Department: B.A., M.A., Florida State University; Ph.D., University of Alabama. (1997)

Visiting/Lecturer Faculty

Kyler S. Campbell, B.A., M.F.A.
Lecturer of Foundations Studies/English:  B.A., North Greenville University; M.F.A., Converse College.  (2015)

Janet K. Elshazly, B.M., M.M., M.Ed., D.M.A.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music: B.M., Illinois Wesleyan University; M.M., University of Illinois; M.Ed., The Citadel; D.M.A., Catholic University of America. (2008)

Lisa M. Fickle, B.S., B.S., M.A.
Visiting Lecturer of Psychology:  B.S., B.S., Charleston Southern University; M.A., The Citadel.  (2015)

Michael E. Haldeman, B.A., M.M., D.M.A.
Lecturer of Instrumental Music:  B.A., Indiana University; M.M., D.M.A., University of North Carolina.  (2015)

Melissa P. Parker, B.A., M.A. Ph.D.
Lecturer of English:  B.A., M.A., College of Charleston; Ph.D., University of South Carolina.  (2015)

Sam W. Vetro, A.S., B.S., M.D.
Visiting Lecturer of Biology:  A.S., Housatonic Community College; B.S., Sacred Heart University; M.D., American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine.  (2015)