2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
    May 20, 2018  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Graduate Faculty



A-G

Susan V. Ball, CNE, RN, B.S.N., M.S.N., Ed.D
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)

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

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)

David C. Britt, B.S., M.B.A.
Assistant Professor in the College of Adult and Professional Studies:  B.S., Southeast Missouri State University; MBA, Charleston Southern University.  (2010)

James 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)

Matthew 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. (2004)

Jason C. Casey, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology:  B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama.  (2016)

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

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

Bertha V. De La Garza, B.A., M.S., DHSc
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology/Athletic Training:  B.A., Texas State University; M.S., Indiana State University; D.HSc., A. T. Still University. (2016)

B. Dianne Dinkel, B.S., M.B.A., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor in the College of Adult and Professional Studies:  B.S., Grand Canyon University; M.B.A., Arizona State University; Ed.D., Northern Arizona University.  (2011)

Jamie C. U. Downs, B.S., M.D.
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies and Medical Director for the Physician Assistant Program:  B.S., University of Georgia; M.D., Medical University of South Carolina (2017)

Cynthia A. Dyson, B.S.N., M.S.N., Ed.D.
Associate 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,  Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs:  B.S., Charleston Southern University; M.S.C.J., Anderson 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)

Darin L. Gerdes, B.S./B.S., M.B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Business Administration: B.S./B.S., Liberty University; M.B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Regent University (2011)

Edward D. Gravely, B.Th., M.Div., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Christian Studies:  B.Th., Piedmont Baptist College; M.Div., Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.  (2016)

H-K

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

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)

Bobby A. Howard, A.D.N., B.S.N, M.Div., Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Christian Studies: 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)

Jairy C. Hunter, Jr., A.A., B.S., M.A., M.A., 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)

Peter B. Jenkins, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate 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)

Marcille J. Jorgenson, B.S.N., M.S.N., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Nursing:  B.S.N., M.S.N., M.S., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., University of Nevada.  (2016)

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

K. Ben LeVan, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business Administration: B.A., College of Wooster; M.S., Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Texas - Tyler. (2014)

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


M-Y

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) 

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)

Brian S. Miller, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History: B.A., Ouachita Baptist University; M.A., University of Arkansas; Ph.D., University of Mississippi. (2006)

Amy Nolan, B.S., Ph.D.
Professor of Biology: B.S., Charleston Southern University; Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina. (1999)

David W. Palmer, B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Business Administration and Director of Graduate Programs in the School of Business: B.S., Samford University; M.B.A., University of Alabama; Ph.D., University of Alabama. (2016)

Donnie R. Parker, II, B.A., M.Div., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Christian Studies and Dean of the School of Christian Studies:  B.A., Union University; M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., Baylor University.

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

Gabrielle L. Poole, B.S., M.P.A.S.
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies and Physician Assistant Program Director: B.S., Wofford College; M.P.A.S., Medical University of South Carolina (2016).

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)

Rosette Rabess, B.A., M.B.A.
Assistant Professor in the College of Adult and Professional Studies: B.A., University of Massachusetts; M.B.A., Simmons Graduate School of Management

Mark W. Rieman, B.S., M.P.Acc., Ph.D.
Associate 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 and Director of Graduate Studies in Education: B.A., Charleston Southern University; M.Ed., The Citadel; Ed.S., The Citadel; Ed.D. South Carolina State University (2010) 

Doug P. Schutz, PA-C, B.S., B.S.P.A.S.
Instructor of Physician Assistant Studies:  B.S., University of Georgia; B.S.P.A.S., Medical University of South Carolina (2017).

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)

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 State University;  M.Ed., University of North Carolina; Ph.D., University of North Carolina (2011)

Melvin Sinclair, B.S., M.S., D.B.A.
Assistant Professor in the College of Adult and Professional Studies:  B.S., University of South Carolina; M.H.R.D., Clemson University; D.B.A., Walden University.  (2014)

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)

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

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.
Associate Professor of Biology: B.S., University of Maryland Baltimore County; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin. (2010)

Meredith S. Strehle, B.S., M.H.A.
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies and Director of Clinical Education for the Physician Assistant Program: B.S.; College of Charleston; M.H.A., Medical University of South Carolina (2017).

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)

Imelda Tirtajaya, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology: B.S., Pelita Harapan University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts. (2014)

Sam 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. (1985)

M. Scott Wade, B.S., M.P.A.S.
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies and Director of Didactic Education for the Physician Assistant Program: B.S., University of Nebraska; M.P.A.S., University of Nebraska (2107).

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

Jonathan D. Watson, B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Christian Studies and Director of the M.A. in Christian Studies:  B.A., Ouachita Baptist University; M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  (2015)

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)

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)