Jul 03, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration, Trustees, Faculty


   

Office of the President

Dondi Costin, BS, MA, MA, MMOAS, MSS, MDiv, DMin, PhD
President

Michael L. Bryant, BS, MDiv, PhD
Executive Vice President

Faye Wood
Executive Assistant to the President

Shari Richmond
Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President

Academic Affairs

Academic Administration

Jacqueline T. Fish, AS, BS, MS, EdD
Vice President for Academic Affairs

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

Scott D. Yarbrough, BA, MA, PhD
Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs: Graduate Programs, Retention, and Accreditation

Marc P. Embler, BS, MSW, MSCJ, EdD
Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs: Online Programs, Technology, and Grants

Daniel D. Fultz, AA, BA, MA, PhD
Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences

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

W. Todd Ashby, AS, BA, MS, PhD
Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics

Lynn E. Thorsell, BS
Executive Assistant to the Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics

Andreea Meier, BSN, MSN, DNP
Dean of the College of Nursing

Michele Jones
Executive Assistant to the Dean of the College of Nursing

George W. Metz, BA, MEd, PhD
Dean of the College of Education

Michelle Wood
Executive Assistant to the Dean of the College of Education

David W. Palmer, BS, MBA, PhD
Dean of the College of Business

Emily Reinert
Executive Assistant to the Dean of the College of Business  

Christina Hartley
Executive Assistant for the College of Christian Studies

Jeffrey D. Babetz, BA
Director of Institutional Effectiveness

Graduate Studies

Robert J. Doan, BS, MS. PhD
Director of Graduate Programs for the College of Education

J. Maxwell Rollins, BS, MAEd, MBA, DBA
Director of the Graduate Programs for the College of Business

Gary A. Metts, BS, MPA, DBA
Interim Director of the MSCJ Program for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Andreea Meier, BSN, MSN, DPN
Dean of the MSN Program for the College of Nursing

Yu-Ju Lin, BS, MS, PhD
Director of the Graduate Program in Computer Science for the College of Science and Mathematics

Gabrielle Poole, MPAS, PA-C
Program Director of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Peter Jenkins, BS, MS, PhD
Director of the Graduate Program in Biology for the College of Science and Mathematics 

Office of the Registrar

Amanda Sisson, AA, APS, BA, MS
University Registrar

L. Narie Gibson,  AA, BA
Operations Coordinator for the Office of the Registrar

Lisa Kemp, AS, BS, MS
Associate Registrar

Calin J. Burger, BA, GC, MS
Assistant Registrar for NCAA Certification

Kathryn Dougherty, BS
Degree Systems Specialist

Janie Cogdill, BA
Transfer Credit Evaluator

Susan Poulin, BS
Office Assistant

Lisa Kurtz, BS
Transcript Specialist

Student Success Center

Annie Watson, BS, MBA, PhD
Director of Student Success and Disability Services

Sandy Freshman
Administrative Assistant for the Student Success Center

Jennifer Brown, MS
Coordinator of Student Success Programs

Brenda Hanna, BA, MA
Director of the Learning Center

Roberta Black, BA, MA
Coordinator of Student Intervention

Lori Powers
Coordinator of Academic Advising Operations

L. Mendel Rivers Library

Eric  W. Kistler, BA, MSIS, MBA
Director of the Library

Linda P. Rousseau, BA, MA, MLS
Assistant Director: Head of Circulation

Joseph E. Fox, BA, MLIS
Assistant Librarian: Head of Reference and Instruction/Digital Learning and Web Services

BriAnne Newton
Assistant Librarian: Reference and Instruction

Dianne C. Boykin, BA. MLIS
Assistant Librarian: Acquisitions and Serials

Eileen T. Lutzow, BA, MLS
Assistant Librarian: Systems and Electronic Resources

Business Affairs

Luke Blackmon, BS
Vice President for Business Affairs and Athletics

Jennifer Welch
Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Business Affairs and Athletics

Janet M. Mims, BA, CPA
Associate Vice President for Finance

Lindsey Nettles, BS, MS
Director of Student Accounts

Carol Savory, BS
Assistant Director of Financial Services

Management Information Services

Shannon M. Phillips, BS, MA
Chief Information Officer

Lisa A. Fleming, AS, BS
Director of Computer Operations

Bill Roberson, BMA, MBA
Communications Manager

John Bodden, BS, MA
Database Administrator

Tony Boone, BS
Network Administrator

Michael Onorato
Wireless Administrator

Facilities and Auxiliary Services

Nick Cimorelli, BS, MS, PE
Director of Facilities and Auxiliary Services

Enrollment Management

Jim Rhoton, BS, MBA
Vice President for Enrollment Management

Susan Rickard, BS
Executive Assistant for the Vice President for Enrollment Management

Enrollment Services

Nick Ballenger, BA, MTS, MDiv
Director of Enrollment Services

Teri Karges, BS
Director of Financial Aid and Veteran Services

Andrea King
Associate Director for Financial Aid

Theresa Wofford
Director of Enrollment Operations

Kimberly Ford, BS, MAOL
Director of Admissions

Bryan Ayer, BA
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Paula Charls
Assistant Director of Veterans Services

Development

David Baggs, BS, MEd
Vice President for Advancement

Amy Thirkettle
Executive Assistant for the Vice President for Advancement

William L. Ward, BS, MA
Assistant Vice President for Development and Planned Giving

Cady Nell West, BBA, BA, MBA
Assistant Vice President for Development and Special Gifts

Mary Elizabeth Myers, BA
Director of Development

Brittani Watkins, BS
Director of Alumni Relations and Parent Engagement

Angel Gonzalez, BS
Director of Annual Giving and Prospect Research

Jennifer Rose, BA
Director of Operations for Development

Louise O’Neal
Data Entry Specialist

Student Services

Campus Ministries

Jonathan D. Davis, BA, MDiv, ThM
Associate Dean of Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership

Brittany Gordon
Assistant Campus Minister

Student Development

Clark Carter, BA, MDiv
Dean of Students

Laurie Diel
Executive Assistant to the Dean of Students

Counseling Services 

Katie Braeuer, MS, LPC 
Director of Counseling Services

International Services

Barbara C. Mead, AA, BS, MEd
Associate Dean for Student Development and Director of International Services

Campus Recreation

Drew C. Meadows, AA, BS, MS 
Assistant Dean for Student Life

Campus Security

John Wilson
Director of Campus Security

Bill Malley
Deputy Security Director

Student Organizations

Tim Grant
Assistant Dean for Student Organizations & Diversity

Kevin Coriolan
Director of Student Activities

Residence Life

Julie Alimpich
Assistant Dean for Resident Life

Casey Bolduc
Assistant Director for Residence Life

The Career Center 

Nina D. Grant, EdD
Assistant Dean for Student Services: Director of the Career Center

Shallon Mims, MEd 
Career Services Advisor

Marketing and Communication

Richard Esposito
Director of Integrated Marketing

Jenna Johnson, BA
Assistant Director of Integrated Marketing

Jan Joslin, BA
Director of Publications

Tyler Stokes, BA
Graphic Designer

Athletics

Jeff Barber, BS
Athletic Director

Betty Palmer, MS 
Director of Student-Athlete Success

Brad Drake, BS. MA, ATC
Head Athletic Trainer and Assistant Director of Athletics for Medical Services

Chad Scott
Athletic Strength and Conditioning Coach

James Bradley, AS
Assistant Athletic Director for Internal Affairs

Rachelle Bouronich, BA, MBA
Business Manager of Athletics and Ticket Manager

Becky Bates
Athletics Office Manager 

Barclay Radebaugh, BS, MA
Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Fred Applin, BS, MS
Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Venus Taylor
Head Softball Coach

Christy Mooberry, BA, MS
Head Volleyball Coach

Jim Stinzi, BA
Director of Track and Field  and Cross Country Coach

Soyini Thompson, BS
Head Women’s Track and Field Coach

Matt Cram-Smith, BA
Women’s Golf Coach

Jason Payne, BS
Head Men’s Golf Coach

Eric Terrill, BS, MA
Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Mike Baker, BS,
Head Women’s Tennis Coach

Mark Tucker, BS
Head Football Coach

Adam Ward, BS
Head Baseball Coach

Charleston Southern University 2018 Board of Trustees

Term Expires December 31st of the year listed:

Mr. Ryan Ashley 2022
Dr. Danny Blackwell 2022
Mr. Ron Brantley 2020
Mr. Bill Carpenter 2018
Mr. Bucky Drake 2021
Mr. Larry Driggers 2022
Mr. Randy Eller 2019
Dr. Wendell Estep 2020
Dr. Ken Evans 2021
Mr. Beau Ganas 2022
Mr. Troy Herndon 2020
Ms. Julia Martin 2021
Mr. Christopher Niebuhr 2019
Mr. Dee Norman 2021
Mr. Thomas Rhodes 2019
Mr. Brice Richardson 2020
Mr. Chad Rickenbaker 2022
Dr. Timothy Spurling 2020
Dr. Johnny Ward 2021
Mrs. Jane Warren 2018
Mrs. Kathy Weiss 2019
Mr. Tim Whitfiled 2022
Dr. Jerry Williams 2018
Mr. Scott Woods 2020
Mr. Fred Yohe 2018

Faculty - Emeriti

L. McTier Anderson, BS, MBA, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Business Administration: BS, Georgia Institute of Technology; MBA, Drexel University; PhD, University of Georgia (1997)

Joyce B. Bagwell, BA, MSEd, PhD
Professor Emerita of Geology: BA, Furman University; MSEd, Clemson University; PhD, University of South Carolina (1967)

M. James Barrier, BS, MS, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Biology: BS, MS, North Carolina State University, PhD, Clemson University (1970)

Stephen H. Best, BS, MS
Professor Emeritus of Biology: BS, MS, Clemson University (1973)

A. Kennerley Bonnette, Jr, BS, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry and Provost Emeritus:  BS, College of Charleston; PhD, Clemson University  (1971)

Patricia A. Bower, BS, MEd, EdD
Professor Emerita of Education:  BS, MEd, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania; EdD, Vanderbilt University  (1987)

Valerie K. Bullock, BA, MM, EdD
Professor of Emerita of Music: BA, MM, University of South Carolina; EdD, Florida State University (1993)

Enid R. Causey, BA, ML, PhD
Professor Emerita of Library Science and Director Emerita of the L. Mendel Rivers Library: BA, Charleston Southern University; ML, PhD, University of South Carolina (1975)

Donald R. Clerico, BA, MS, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Education: BA, Nyack College; MS, PhD, Syracuse University (1990)

Sheila McClarren Davis, BA, MA, PhD
Professor Emerita of History and Political Science: BA, Duke University; MA, PhD, University of Virginia (1976)

Carol Jean Drowota, BS, MAT, PhD
Professor Emerita of English: BS, College of Charleston; MAT, Duke University; PhD, University of South Carolina (1976)

Linda S. Gooding, BA, MA
Professor Emerita of History: BA, College of Charleston; MA, University of Tennessee (1967)

Wendell Thomas Guerry, BA, BD, DMin
Professor Emeritus of Religion: BA, Erskine College; BD, DMin, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (1983)

Patricia J. Hambrick, BA, MA, MA, EdD
Professor Emerita of Education:  BA, MA, MA, Marshall University; EdD, United States International University (2002)

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

Stephen D. Hudson, BS, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry: BS, Francis Marion College; PhD., University of South Carolina (1980)

Katherine M. Huger, BA , MA, MALD
Professor Emerita of Economics: BA, Bryn Mawr College; MA, MALD, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (1972)

Sandra H. Hughes, BA, MLS
Professor Emerita of Library Science: BA, Charleston Southern University; MLS, University of South Carolina (1991)

Vera Frances Johnson, BS, MA, DBA
Professor Emerita of Business Administration: BS, Bob Jones University; MA, Peabody College (1965)

Lonell Jones, BSN, MSN
Professor Emerita of Nursing: BSN, Texas Christian University; MSN, Washington University (1994)

S. Dolores Jones, AB, MA
 Professor Emerita of Communication: AB, Duke University; MA, University of North Carolina (1967)

Eugene H. Koester, BA, MM
Professor Emeritus of Music: BA, Charleston Southern University; MM, University of South Carolina (1981)

Monica R. Langley, BA, MLIS
Professor Emerita of Library Science: BA, Augusta College; MLIS, Wayne State University (2000)

Marian M. Larisey, BSN, MSEd, MSN, PhD
Professor Emerita of Nursing and Dean Emerita of the Derry Patterson Wingo School of Nursing: BSN, Medical College of South Carolina; MSEd, Southern Illinois University; MSN , Medical College of Georgia; PhD, University of Texas (1997)

Sandra S. Lee, BS, MA
Professor Emerita of Kinesiology: BS, MA, University of Florida (1966)

Harriette Magee, BS, MA, EdD
Professor Emerita of Psychology and Dean Emerita of the College of Arts and Sciences: BS, Old Dominion University; MA, George Peabody College for Teachers; EdD, Vanderbilt University (1984)

Eugene W. McDermott, BEE, MBA, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Business Administration/Accounting: BEE, Rennselaer Polytech Institute; MBA, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; PhD, University of South Carolina (1994)

David B. Naylor, BA, MS, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Sociology: BA, Ohio State University; MS, Cleveland State University; PhD, University of Akron (1988)

S. George Niketas, BA, MA, PhD
Professor Emeritus of English: BA, MA, University of South Carolina; PhD, University of Georgia (1969)

Homer Clyde Odom, Jr, BA, MS, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry: BA, MS, University of Southern Mississippi; PhD, Clemson University (1970)

David E. Rison, BA, MA, PhD
Professor Emeritus of History: BA, Ouachita College; MA, PhD, University of California at Los Angeles (1968)

James C. Settle, BA, MS
Professor Emeritus of Kinesiology: BA, Furman University; MS, Florida State University (1965)

Hazel M. Stewart, BA, MAT
Professor Emerita of Mathematics: BA, Fisk University; MAT, The Citadel (1971)

Robert J. Tilidetzke, BS, MS, EdD
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics Education:  BS, MS, University of Wisconsin; EdD, University of North Carolina  (1990)

Linda Cochran Tyler, BA, MLS
Professor Emerita of Library Science and Associate Director of the Library: BA, Converse College; MLS, George Peabody College (1969)

Faculty - Distinguished

Jeryl W. Johnson, BS, BS, MS, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Mathematics: BS, BS, MS, North Carolina State University, PhD, Colorado State University (1994)

Linda Karges-Bone, BS, MEd, EdD
Distinguished Professor of Education: BS, MEd, College of Charleston, EdD., University of South Carolina (1990)

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

Fred L. Worthy, BA, MAT
Distinguished Professor of Computer Science: BA, Colorado State College; MAT, Colorado State University (1968)

Faculty

A-B

Amy L. Albrecht, BA, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry: BA, University of Minnesota; PhD, University of North Dakota (2009)

Karen R. Arnold, BS, BSN, MSN
Assistant Professor of Nursing:  BS, College of Charleston; BSN, Medical University of South Carolina; MSN, Charleston Southern University  (2013)

W. Todd Ashby, BA, MS, PhD
Professor of Mathematics and Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics: AS, BA, MS, Western Kentucky University; PhD, University of Kentucky (1998)

Oluleye Hezekiah Babatunde, BS, MS, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Computer Science:  BS, MS, Federal University of Agriculture; MS, University of Ibadan; PhD., Edith Cowan University  (2017)

Virginia B. Baker, BS, PhD
Associate Professor of Biology: BS, Columbia College; PhD, Medical University of South Carolina (2008)

Aaron L. Baldwin, BS, MFA
Professor of Art: BS, MFA, Clemson University (1999)

Sara H. Baldwin, BS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Geology:  BS, Dickinson College; PhD, West Virginia University  (2016)

Susan V. Ball, BSN, MSN, EdD
Associate Professor of Nursing:  BS, Clemson University; MSN, Florida State University; Liberty University  (2014)

Timothy D. Banks, BA, MFA
Instructor of Art:  BA, Bob Jones University; MFA, Savannah College of Art & Design  (2017)

Nancy R. Barendse, BS, MA, PhD
Professor of English:  BS, Auburn University; MA, Clemson University; PhD, University of South Carolina  (1996)

Jennifer Beatson, BA, MA, PhD
Associate Professor of Spanish: BA, Furman University; MA, PhD, Vanderbilt University (2009)

Peter Beck, BA, MDiv, PhD
Professor of Christian Studies: BA, MDiv, PhD, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (2008)

Xiangdong Bi, BS, MS, PhD
Professor of Chemistry: BS, MS, Tianjin University, China; PhD, University of Missouri (2007)

Theodore S. Blanchard, Jr, BA, MA, CPA
Assistant Professor of Business Administration/Accounting: BA, College of Charleston; MA, University of South Carolina (1980)

Glorimar Blanco, BS, MEd
Assistant Professor of Spanish:  BS, Charleston Southern University; MEd, College of Charleston (2011)

Andrew J. Blauch, BS, MS, PhD
Professor of Engineering and Chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences: BS, Messiah College; MS, Carnegie Mellon University; PhD, Pennsylvania State University (2007)

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

Dianne Boykin, BA, MLIS
Assistant Professor of Library Science and Assistant Librarian in Acquisitions and Serials:  BA, MLLS, University of South Carolina (2018)

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

James M. Brooks, BS, MS, PhD
Associate Professor of Biology:  BS, Liberty University; MS, James Madison University; PhD, University of Connecticut  (2013)

Amy J. Brumback, ADN, MSN
Instructor of Nursing:  ADN, Trident Technical College; MSN, Charleston Southern University  (2015)

Michael L. Bryant, BS, MDiv, PhD
Professor of Christian Studies and Executive Vice President: BS, Charleston Southern University; MDiv, PhD, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (2008)

Jennifer C. Bullock, BA, BSN, MSN
Instructor of Nursing:  BA, Bloomsburg University; BSN, University of Maine; MSN, University of Phoenix  (2017)

Amanda M. Butler, BS, MSEd, EdD
Assistant Professor of Education:  BS, Western Illinois University; MSEd, Walden University; EdD, Nova Southeastern University  (2017)

Jeanne S. Caison, ADN, MSN
Instructor of Nursing:  ADN, Trident Technical College; MSN, Charleston Southern University  (2016)

T. Keith Callis, BA, MA, MA, PhD
Professor of English: BA, Lambuth College, MA, Memphis State University; MA, Wheaton College; PhD, Vanderbilt University  (2012) 

Kyler S. Campbell, BA, MFA
Instructor of Foundation Studies and English:  BA, North Greenville University; MFA, Converse College  (2017)

Kimberly Champagne, Major (USAF), BS, MS
Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies:  BS, Delaware State University, MS, Troy University (2016)

Anne B. Collier, BSN, MSN
Assistant Professor of Nursing:  BSN, Stephen F. Austin State University; MSN, University of Texas  (2012)

Amy J. Collins, BSN, MSN
Assistant Professor:  BSN, Georgetown University; MSN, Medical University of South Carolina  (2012) 

Ethel L. Crane, BSN, MSN
Assistant Professor of Nursing: BSN, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; MSN, Medical University of South Carolina (2006) 

Mark A. Crawford, BA, JD, MBA
Associate Professor of Business Administration and Chair of the Department: BA, Armstrong Atlantic University; JD, Georgia State University; MBA, The Citadel (2007)

David S. Cross, BA, MAT
Associate Professor of Spanish: BA, Wofford College, MAT, University of South Carolina (2003)

Denise K. Dawson, BS, MS, PhD
Associate Professor of Mathematics:  BS, University of Redlands; MS, PhD, Cornell University  (2011)

J. Matthew Dawson, BA, MS
Assistant Professor of Mathematics:  BA, Western Kentucky University; MS, University of Tennessee  (2011)

Bertha V. De La Garza, BA, MS, DHSc
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology/Athletic Training:  BA, Texas State University; MS, Indiana State University; DHSc, A.T. Still University (2016)

Jonathan D. Denton, BS, MDiv, ThM, PhD
Assistant Professor of Christian Studies:  BS, Clemson University; MDiv, ThM, PhD, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary  (2017)

Sherry B. Dial, BSN, MSN
Instructor of Nursing:  BSN, Southern Illinois University; MSN, Charleston Southern University  (2016)

B. Dianne Dinkel, BS, MBA, EdD
Assistant Professor of Business Management: BS, Grand Canyon University; MBA, Arizona State University; EdD, Northern Arizona University  (2011)

Robert J. Doan, BS, MS PhD
Associate Professor of Education and Director of the Graduate Programs in Education:  BS, Grand Valley State University; MS, Winthrop University; PhD, University of South Carolina  (2018)

Kimberly Downing, ADN, BSN, MSN
Instructor of Nursing:  ADN, Trident Technical College; BSN, MSN, Charleston Southern University  (2014)

Sara M. Dungan, BSAT, MS, MSHS
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant; BSAT, University of North Dakota; MS, University of Northern Colorado; MSHS, George Washington Unversity School of Medicine  (2018)

Cynthia A. Dyson, BSN, MSN, EdD
Associate Professor of Nursing: BSN, Clemson University; MSN, Medical University of South Carolina; EdD, Nova Southeastern University (1997)

Chelsea Eddington, BA, MA, PhD
Instructor of Communication:  BA, MA, Louisiana State University  (2018)

Marc P. Embler, BS, MSW, MSCJ, EdD
Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs: Online Programs, Technology, and Grants and Associate Professor of Criminal Justice:  BS, Charleston Southern University; MSW, University of South Carolina; EdD, Nova Southeastern University  (2011)

Jacqueline T. Fish, AS, BS, MS, EdD
Professor of Criminal Justice and Vice President for Academic Affairs: AS, BS, East Tennessee State University; MS University of Tennessee-Chattanooga; EdD, University of Tennessee-Knoxville (2006)

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

W. David Floyd, BA, MA, PhD
Associate Professor of Foundation Studies and English: BA, Francis Marion University; MA, College of Charleston; PhD, University of Stirling  (2008)

Karen L. Fonkert, BS, MEd, PhD
Professor of Mathematics Education:  BS, Western Michigan University; MEd, Grand Valley State University; PhD, Western Michigan University  (2010)

Marshall P. Forrester, Jr., BM, MM, PhD
Professor of Music and Director of Instrumental Studies:  BM, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; MM, Eastman School of Music; PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro  (2010)

Joseph E. Fox, BA, MLIS
Assistant Professor of Library Science and Head of Reference and Instruction/Digital Learning and Web Services:  BA, Western Connecticut State University; MLIS, San Jose State University  (2018)

Robin K. Franklin, BS, MEd, PhD
Professor of Education: BS, Carson Newman College; MEd, University of Richmond; PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University (2010)

Daniel D. Fultz, AA, BA, MA, PhD
Professor of Communication and Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences:  AA, Rhodes State College; BA, MA, Bluffton University; PhD, Bowling Green State University  (2014)

Darin L. Gerdes, BS, MBA, MA, PhD
Professor of Management:  BS, Liberty University; MBA, MA, PhD, Regent University  (2011)

Ryan W. Gimple, BA, MA
Instructor of Christian Studies:  BA, MA, Wheaton College  (2016)

Andrea S. Glover, BA, MFA
Assistant Professor of Graphic Design:  BA, University of South Carolina; MFA, Savannah College of Art and Design  (2013)

Christi L. Gramling, BA, MA, JD
Assistant of Political Science:  BA, Ohio University; MA, JD, Regent University  (2012)

Edward D. Gravely, BTh, MDiv, PhD
Associate Professor of Christian Studies:  BTh, Piedmont Baptist College; MDiv, PhD, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary  (2016)

Jeffery K. Gray, BS, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology:  BS, MS, PhD, University of Southern Mississippi  (2013)

Alexis S. Green, BS, MS, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology:  BS, Alma College; MS, PhD, Purdue University  (2014)

Kelley A. Green, BS, MA, EdS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Education:  BS, MA, EdS, PhD, University of Alabama  (2017)

Justin A. Grieves, BA, MS, PhD
Associate Professor of Mathematics:  BA, Western Kentucky University; MS, PhD, University of Tennessee  (2013) 

H-I

Michael E. Haldeman, BA, MM, DMA
Instructor of Instrumental Music:  BA, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; MM, DMA, University of North Carolina  (2018)

Rebecca K. Hanckel, BS, PhD
Associate Professor of Chemistry: BS, Grove City College; PhD, Tulane University (1994)

Amanda G. Harmon, BA, MS, MS
Assistant Professor of Psychology:  BA, MS, Pennsylvania State University; MS, University of Louisville  (2017)

Sean T. Hayes, BS, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Computer Science:  BS, Charleston Southern University; MS, PhD, Vanderbilt University  (2015)

Kristina A. Heaton, ADN, BSN, MSN
Instructor of Nursing:  ADN, Trident Technical College; BSN, University of South Carolina Upstate; MSN, Walden University  (2017)

D. Todd Heldreth, BS, DVM
Professor of Biology: BS, Emory and Henry College; DVM, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (2007)

Amy N. Helpingstine, BA, MS
Assistant Professor of Mathematics:  BA, Eastern Illinois University; MS, Illinois State University  (2012)

Julie M. Henderson, BS, MS, MA
Instructor of Computer Science: BS, Lander University; MS, Clemson University; MA, Liberty University (2018)

S. Emory Hiott, BS, MBA
Instructor of Marketing:  BS, Clemson University; MBA, Charleston Southern University  (2018)

Arnold J. Hite, BA, MA, PhD
Professor of Economics: BA, MA, Clemson University; PhD, Texas A & M University (1990)

Kristen J. Hixon, BA, MA
Instructor of Foundation Studies and English:  BA, Charleston Southern University; MA, Clemson University  (2017)

Lindsay Holdman, BS, MS
Instructor of Mathematics:  BS, Lee University; MS, University of Alabama  (2017)

Nicholas V. Holland, III, BM, MM, PhD
Associate Professor of Music, Associate Director of Bands and Director of Athletic Bands:  BM, MM, East Carolina University; PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro  (2011)

Tonya M. Houston, BS, MAT, MEd, EdS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Education:  BS, Charleston Southern University; MAT, MEd, EdS, The Citadel; PhD, University of South Carolina.  (2016)

Jairy C. Hunter, Jr, AA, BS, MA, MA, PhD
President Emeritus and Professor of Business Administration. AA, Wingate College; BS, MA, MA, Appalachian State University; PhD, Duke University (1984)

Richard S. Inscore, AA, BAS, MA PhD
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice: AS, BAS, Guilford College; MA, SUNY/Empire State College; PhD, Charisma University  (2008)

J-L

Peter B. Jenkins, BS, MS, PhD
Professor of Biology and Geology: BS, MS, University of South Carolina; PhD, Medical University of South Carolina (2004)

Kevin B. Jones, BS, MAT
Assistant Professor of Biology:  BS, State University of New York Regents College; MAT, Charleston Southern University  (2011)

Susan K. Jones, BA, MS, PhD
Professor of Psychology: BA, University of South Florida; MS, PhD, University of Georgia (1988)

Marcille J. Jorgenson, BSN, MSN, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Nursing:  BSN, MSN, MS, University of Wisconsin; PhD, University of Nevada  (2016)

Thomas Keating, BA, MFA
Professor of Theater/Communication: BA, University of Georgia; MFA, Columbia University School of the Arts (2007)

Joshua K. Kerns, BA, MD
Associate Professor of Biology:  BA, University of Memphis; MD, Meharry Medical College  (2013)

Amy L. King, BA, MA, PhD
Assistant Professor of Communication and Department Chair:  BA, MA, PhD, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill  (2016)

Eric W. Kistler, BA, MSIS, MBA
Assistant Professor of Library Science and Director of the Library:  BA, Rutgers College; MSIS, University of Texas; MBA, Liberty University  (2018)

John E. Kuykendall, BA, MA, PhD
Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History and Political Science: BA, Erskine College; MA, PhD, University of South Carolina (2003)

Dawn T. Lee, BA, MAEd
Assistant Professor of Foundation Studies and English: BA, Douglass College; MAEd, The Citadel (1992)

Kenneth B. LeVan, BA, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Business Administration:  BA, The College of Wooster; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; PhD, University of Texas  (2014)

Jill Terhaar Lewis, BM, MM, DMA
Professor of Vocal Music: BM, University of Idaho; MM, Western Michigan University; DMA, University of South Carolina (2008)

Aiye Liang, BS, MS, PhD
Associate Professor of Chemistry:  BS, Henan Normal University; MS, Chengdu University of Technology; PhD, Chinese Academy of Sciences  (2011)

William J. Librizzi, III, BA, MA, MS, PsyD
Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of the Graduate Program in Psychology/Counseling:  BA, Liberty Christian College; MA, Liberty University; MS, PsyD, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine   (2016)

Yu-Ju Lin, BS, MS, PhD
Associate Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Graduate Program in Computer Science: BS, North Central University, Taiwan; MS, Chung-Yaun Christian University, Taiwan; PhD, University of Florida (2004) 

Peter J. Link, Jr., BS, MDiv, PhD
Associate Professor of Christian Studies and Department Chair: BS, University of Texas; MDiv, PhD, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (2012) 

Kathleen L. Love, AS, BS, MSCJ
Instructor of Criminal Justice:  AS, Trident Technical College; BS, MS, Charleston Southern University

Susan D. Ludwick, AGS, BSN, MSN, DNP
Assistant Professor of Nursing:  AGS, Midland College; BSN, Wichita State University; MSN, University of Wyoming; University of Kansas  (2016)

Jennifer L. Luiken, BM, MM, DMA
Professor of Music/Vocal Performance and Chair of the Horton School of Music: BM, MM, University of Northern Iowa; DMA, University of South Carolina (2004)

Mary K. Luton, BA, MA, PhD
Associate Professor of French: BA, Virginia Wesleyan College; MA, PhD, University of Virginia (1997)

Eileen T. Lutzow, BA, MLS
Assistant Professor of Library Science and Assistant Librarian - Systems and Electronic Resources: BA, MLS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1999)

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Johnny E. Maddox, BS, MBA, PhD
Assistant Professor of Business Management:  BS, Western Carolina University; MBA, Southern Wesleyan University; PhD, Capella University  (2018)

Lynne S. Mann, BSN, MN
Associate Professor of Nursing:  BSN, University of Virginia; MN, University of Technology, Sydney  (2014)

Carla L. Marchione, BS, MS
Assistant Professor of Graphic Design:  BS, MS, Clemson University  (2014)

Nathan J. Martin, BA, MA, PhD
Associate Professor of History: BA, Iowa State University; MA, Minnesota State University; PhD, University of Nebraska (2008)

Michael D. Martinez, BA, PhD
Assistant Professor of Mathematics:  BA, California State University; PhD, University of Colorado.   (2013)

Matthew H. McCall, BA, MA, MA
Instructor of Music and Horton Church Music Chair:  BA, Charlestons Southern University; MA, MA, Liberty University  (2016)

Celeste McMaster, BA, MA, PhD
Professor of English: BA, University of Arkansas; MA, East Carolina University; PhD, University of South Carolina (2010)

Andreea Meier, BSN, MSN, DNP
Assistant Professor of Nursing and Dean of the College of Nursing:  BSN, MSN, DNP, University of Michigan  (2013)

Gary A. Metts, BS, MPA, DBA
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Assistant Dean for the College of Humanities and Graduate Director of Master of Science in Criminal Justice:  BS, St. Leo University; MPA, Troy University; DBA, Northcentral University  (2013)

George W.  Metz, BA, MEd, PhD
Professor of Education and Dean of College of Education:  BA, Western Maryland College; MEd, Frostburg State University; PhD, The University of Toledo  (2013)

Brian S. Miller, BA, MA, PhD
Professor of History: BA, Ouachita Baptist University; MA, University of Arkansas; PhD, University of Mississippi (2006)

Justin O. Mitchell, AA, BS, MA, EdD
Assistant Professor of Education:  AA, Mitchell Community College; BS, MA, EdD, Appalachian State University  (2016)

Stephen J. Mulware, BEd, MSc, PhD
Assistant Professor of Physics:  BEd, Kenyatta University; MSc, PhD, University of North Texas  (2016)

Julius Mutwol, BA, MA, PhD
Associate Professor of Political Science: BA, Cleveland State University; MA, PhD, John Hopkins University (2007)

Kerri L. Nelson, BS, MS
Assistant Professor of Nursing:  BS, East Stroudsburg University; MS, Pennsylvania State University  (2017)

Amy L. Nolan-Roney, BS, PhD
Professor of Biology: BS, Charleston Southern University; PhD, Medical University of South Carolina (2000)

Melissa O’Connor, BA, BS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biology:  BA, BS, College of Charleston; PhD, Clemson University (2017)

Patricia A. O’Donnell, BA, MA, PhD
Associate Professor of Sociology:  BA, Monmouth University; MA, PhD, University of Notre Dame  (2014)

Kyeungrae Kenneth Oh, BA, MBA, PhD
Associate Professor of Business:  BA, Seoul National University; MBA, University of Wisconsin; PhD, University of Texas  (2017)

Dustin C. Ousley, BA, MM, DMA
Assistant Professor of Music:  BA, Furman University; MM, University of North Carolina; DMA, University of South Carolina  (2017)

Christine R. Palmer, BA, MPH, EdD
Assistant Professor of Public Health:  BA, Christopher Newport University; MPH, Columbia University; EdD, University of South Carolina  (2018)

David W. Palmer, BS, MBA, PhD
Associate Professor of Business Administration and Dean of the College of Business:  BS, Samford University; MBA, PhD, University of Alabama  (2016)

Haeseong Park, BA, MA, PhD
Assistant Professor of History:  BA, Korea University; MA, PhD, Purdue University  (2016)

Donnie R. Parker, II, BA, MDiv, MA, PhD
Assistant Professor of Christian Studies:  BA, Union University; MDiv, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; MA, PhD, Baylor University

Pamela A. Peek, BA, MA, PhD
Professor of Spanish: BA, MA, PhD, University of South Carolina (1987)

Jacquelynn M. Pleis, AA, BA, EdD
Assistant Professor of Education:  AA, Cottey College; BA, Randolph-Macon Woman’s College; EdD, Capella University  (2018)

David K. Perry, BA, MS, PhD
Associate Professor Biochemistry and Chair of the Department of Chemistry,  BA, Malone College; MS, Oral Roberts University; PhD, Emory University  (2012)

Jason A. Peterson, AA, BA, MA, PhD
Assistant Professor of Communication:  AA, Macon State College; BA, Georgia College and State University; MA, University of Georgia; PhD, University of Southern Mississippi  (2018)

David E. Phillips:  BA, MA, PhD
Professor of English:  BA, University of California; MA, University of Missouri; PhD, University of Nevada  (2015)

Gabrielle L. Poole, BS, MS
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Program and Director of the Physician Assistant Program:  BS, Wofford College; MS, Medical University of South Carolina  (2016)

Richard H. Pressley, BM, MA, PhD
Assistant Professor of Music:  BM, Butler University; MA, University of Cambridge; PhD, University of Minnesota  (2013)

Jamie Probin, BS, PhD
Professor of Mathematics: BS, PhD, University of Liverpool (2001)

R-S

Rosette Rabess, BA, MBA, PhD
Assistant Professor of Business Management:  BA, University of Massachusetts; MBA, Simmons Graduate School of Management; PhD, Capella University  (2014)

Pascal T. Reber, Captain (U.S. Army), BA, MA
Assistant Professor of Military Science: BA, McPherson College; MA,  University of South Carolina (2017)

Mark W. Rieman, BS, MPAcc, PhD
Associate Professor of Business Administration/Accounting:  BS, MPAcc, University of South Dakota; PhD, Washington State University  (2013)

Melanie G. Reynolds-Murphy, BA, MEd, EdS, EdD
Assistant Professor of Education: BA, Charleston Southern University; MEd, EdS, The Citadel; EdD, South Carolina State University (2010)

Lawton L. Roberts, BS, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biology:  BS, University of South Carolina; MS, Louisiana Technical University; PhD, University of South Carolina  (2017)

J. Maxwell Rollins, BS, MAEd, MBA, DBA,
Associate Professor of Business Administration and Director of Graduate Studies in Business: BS, College of Charleston; MAEd, The Citadel, MBA, Charleston Southern University; DBA, Liberty University (1993)

Linda P. Rousseau, BA, MA, MLS
Assistant Professor of Library Science and Assistant Director and Head of Circulation: BA, Lincoln University; MA, George Mason University; MLS, North Carolina Central University (2006)

Helen A. Russo, AD, BSN, MSN
Instructor of Nursing:  AD, Tunxis Community College; BSN, University of Saint Joseph; MSN, University of North Dakota  (2018)

Brian D. Seiler, BS, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology/Athletic Training:  BS, Slippery Rock University; MS, Georgia Southern University; PhD, University of South Carolina  (2015)

Valerie K. Sessions, BS, MS, PhD
Professor of Computer Science and Chair of the Computer Science Department: BS, College of Charleston; MS, University of Charleston; PhD, University of South Carolina (2007)

Janet E. Shimek, AAN, BSN, MEd, MSN
Assistant Professor of Nursing:  AAN, Essex Community College; BSN Towson State University; MEd, Western Maryland College; MSN, University of Phoenix (2017)  

Michael F. Shipe, BS, MS, PhD
Associate Professor of Kinesiology:  BS, MS, PhD, University of Tennessee  (2014)

Kimberly A. Sims, BA, MA, PhD
Associate Professor of English: BA, Kennesaw State University; MA, George Mason University; PhD, University of Rhode Island (2009)

Melvin Sinclair, Jr, BS, MS, DBA
Assistant Professor of Business Management: BS, University of South Carolina; MS, Clemson University; DBA, Walden University  (2014)

Christina S. Sinisi, BA, MS, PhD
Professor of Psychology: BA, Hollins College; MS, PhD, Kansas State University (1994)

Charles V. Smedley, BS, MA, PhD
Associate Professor of Sociology: BS, University of South Carolina: MA, PhD, University of Illinois (1988)

Anthony S. Smith, BS, MFA, PhD
Associate Professor of Physical Education:  BS, Mars Hill University; MFA, Appalachian State University; PhD, University of South Carolina  (2018)

Boyce L. Smith, BS, MS
Assistant Professor of Business Administration:  BS, MS, University of South Carolina  (2013)

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

Carissa T. Smith, BA,MA, PhD
Professor of English: BA, Wheaton College; MA, PhD, The Pennsylvania State University (2008)

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

Katherine Anne M. Smith, BS, MPT, DPT
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology:  BS, MPT, American International College; DPT, University of St. Augustine  (2017)

Charlotte Song, BS, PhD
Associate Professor of Biology: BS, University of Maryland; PhD, University of Texas at Austin (2010)

Edward J. Speyers, BA, MFA
Associate Professor of Graphic Design: BA, Calvin College; MFA, Digital Media Arts College (2009)

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

Skylar S. Stewart-Clark, BS, PhD, MS
Assistant Professor of the Physician Assistant Program:  BS, PhD, Louisiana; MS, Medical University of South Carolina  (2018)

Julie Stordahl, BM, MA, PhD
Associate Professor of Music Therapy:  BM, University of Wisconsin; MA, University of Iowa; PhD, University of Miami  (2010)

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Wanda L. Taylor, BS, BSN, PhD
Assistant Professor of Nursing:  BS, University of Florida; BSN, Clemson University; PhD, Georgia Health Sciences University  (2015)

Emily G. Thomas, BS, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Mathematics:  BS, Samford University; MS, PhD, University of Arkansas  (2016)

Katherine H. Thomas, BS, BA, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Health Promotion:  BS, American Military University; BA, University of Virginia; MS, American University; PhD, University of Alabama (2014)

Ryan V. Thomas, BS, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Mathematics: BS, Oklahoma State University; MS, Missouri State University; PhD, University of Arkansas  (2016)

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

Imelda Tirtajaya, BS, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biology:  BS, Universitas Pelita Harapan; MS, PhD, University of Massachusetts  (2013)

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

Sam W. Vetro, AS, BS, MD
Assistant Professor of Biology:  AS, Housatonic Community College; BS, Sacred Heart University; MD, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine  (2017)

Marvin Scott Wade, AS, AS, BS, MS
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Program:  AS, AS, Community College of the Air Force; BS, MS, University of Nebraska Medical Center  (2017)

Melinda Walker, BS, PhD
Professor of Biology and Department Chair: BS, Charleston Southern University; PhD, Medical University of South Carolina (1995)

Kelly R. Wall, ASN, MSN
Instructor of Nursing:  ASN, Purdue University; MSN, Walden University  (2017)

Danielle M. Walters, BA, MFA, MA
Instructor of Foundations Studies and English:  BA, MFA, MA, Chapman University  (2015)

Kari L. Siko Walters, BS, MEd, PhD
Associate Professor of English Education:  BS, Clarion University of Pennsylvania; MEd, University of North Carolina at Wilmington; PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  (2011)

Linda Warren, BSN, MSN
Assistant Professor of Nursing: BSN, MSN, Medical University of South Carolina (2008)

Jonathan D. Watson, BA, MDiv, PhD
Assistant Professor of Christian Studies:  BA, Ouachita Baptist University; MDiv, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary; PhD, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary  (2015)

Susan S. Weick, AD, BSN, MSN
Assistant Professor of Nursing:  ADN, Trident Technical College; BSN, Medical University of South Carolina; MSN, Charleston Southern University  (2018)

Paul E. West, BS, MS, PhD
Associate Professor of Computer Science:  BS, Trinity University; MS, PhD, Florida State University  (2015)

Jennifer Whipple, BM, MM, PhD
 Professor of Music Therapy: BM, University of Richmond; MM, PhD, Florida State University (2007)

Kathleen E. Williams, BSN, MSN
Assistant Professor of Nursing: BSN, MSN, University of Pennsylvania  (2012)

Mark Williams, BA, MA, PhD
Associate Professor of History: BA, MA, PhD, University of Tennessee (2006)

Lauren P. Wills, BS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biology:  BS, University of Maryland; PhD, Duke University  (2016)

Christy M. Winchester, BA, MAT, PhD
Assistant Professor of Education:  BA, University of South Carolina; MAT, The Citadel; EdD, University of South Carolina  (2016)

Mark Wise, JD
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice:  JD, PACE University School of Law  (2017)

Elizabeth J. Wofford, BS, MA
Instructor of Psychology:  BS, Texas A & M University; MA, Sam Houston State University  (2018)

Joshua D. Wofford, BS
Instructor of Chemistry:  BS, University of North Texas  (2018)

Mela Wyeth, BA, MA, MBA, PhD
Professor of Business Administration/Finance: BA, University of Michigan; MA, MBA, Webster University; PhD, STI Social-Technical Institute. (2000)

Scott D. Yarbrough, BA, MA, PhD
Professor of English and Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs- Graduate Programs, Retention, and Accreditation: BA, MA, Florida State University; PhD, University of Alabama. (1997)

Jeffrey A. Yost, BS, MBA, PhD
Professor of Business Administration/Accounting:  BS, Miami University; MBA, University of Akron; PhD, Ohio State University  (2018)

Soohyun Yun, BM, MM, MM, DMA
Assistant Professor of Music:  BM, Yonsei University; MM, MM, DMA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign  (2018)

Jennifer L. Zakrzewski, BS, MA, PhD
Assistant Professor of Education:  BS, Westfield State University; MA, Cambridge College; PhD, University of South Florida  (2018)

Visiting/Lecturer Faculty

Janet K. Elshazly, BM, MM, MEd, DMA
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music: BM, Illinois Wesleyan University; MM, University of Illinois; MEd, The Citadel; DMA, Catholic University of America (2008)

Beth B. Livingston, BS, MEd, EdS
Visiting Lecturer of Education:  BS, MEd, College of Charleston; EdS, The Citadel  (2014)

Melissa P. Parker, BA, MA PhD
Lecturer of English:  BA., MA, College of Charleston; PhD, University of South Carolina  (2015)

Kendall E. Spillman, BA, MA
Lectures of Foundation Studies/English:  BA, MA, College of Charleston (2017)