Jun 21, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Administration, Trustees, Faculty


   

Office of the President

B. Keith Faulkner, B.S., M.B.A., LL.M., J.D.
President

Faye Wood
Executive Assistant to the President

Academic Affairs

Academic Administration

Michael S. Wilder, B.B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Vice President for Academic Affairs


Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs

Marc P. Embler, B.S., M.S.W., M.S.C.J, Ed.D.
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs- Online Programs, Technology, and Grants

John E. Kuykendall, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
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, A.S., B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics

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

Gabrielle Poole, B.S., M.P.A.S., D.M.Sc., PA-C
Dean of the College of Health Sciences

Susan V. Ball, B.S.N., M.S.N., Ed.D.
Dean of the College of Nursing

Julie Fernandez, B.A., M.S., Ed.D.
Dean of the College of Education

Susan Gresh
Executive Assistant to the Dean of the College of Education

David W. Palmer, B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Dean of the Hans A. Nielsen College of Business

Andalis Burton, B.S.
Executive Assistant to the Dean of the Hans A. Nielsen College of Business  

Benjamin B. Phillips, B.A., M.Div., Ph.D
Dean of the College of Christian Studies

Thomas Farris, B.S.
Executive Assistant to the Dean of the College of Christian Studies

Graduate Studies

Krista Allison,  B.A., M.A., Ed.S., Ph.D.
Director of the Ed.D. program, College of Education

Kelley A. Green, B.S., M.A., Ed.S., Ph.D.
Coordinator for M.Ed. in Education Administration, College of Education


Coordinator for M.Ed. in Physical Education and Sport Coaching, College of Education

J. Maxwell Rollins, B.S., M.A.Ed., M.B.A.. D.B.A.
Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs, Hans A. Nielsen College of Business

Gary A. Metts, B.S., M.P.A., D.B.A.
Director of Graduate Programs in Criminal Justice and Public Safety

Marcille J. Jorgenson, B.S.N., M.S.N., M.S., Ph.D.
Director of the M.S.N. Program

Valerie Sessions, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Director of the Graduate Program in Computer Science

Ami Steele, B.S., M.P.A.S., D.M.Sc.
Director of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Peter Jenkins, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Director of the MS in Biology 

Janet Tankersley,  A.A.S., B.S., D.P.T., Ph.D.
Director of the Physical Therapy Program

Office of the Registrar

Amanda Spratt, A.A., A.P.S., B.A., M.S.
University Registrar

Kathryn Dougherty, B.S., MAOL
Assistant Registrar

Shala Peterson, B.A., M.A.
Executive Assistant to the University Registrar

Lori Powers
Athletic Certification Officer

Michelle Wood
Transfer Credit Specialist

Nicole Willsea, B.A.
Administrative Assistant

L. Mendel Rivers Library

Eric  W. Kistler, B.A., M.L.I.S., M.B.A.
Director of the Library

Joseph E. Fox, B.A. M.L.I.S.
Assistant Librarian - Head of Reference and Instruction/Digital Learning and Web Services


Assistant Librarian - Reference and Instruction

Dianne C. Boykin, B.A., M.L.I.S.
Assistant Librarian - Acquisitions and Serials

Delaina Zeinoun, B.S., M.I.S.
Assistant Librarian - Systems and Electronic Resources

Business Affairs

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


Controller

Jennifer Welch
Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Business Affairs

Melanie Hilton, B.S.
Director of Student Accounts

Melanie Lindenberg, B.S.
Director of Accounting, Purchasing, and Accounts Payable

Summer Cora, M.A., M.Div.
Title IX Coordinator

Information Technology Services

Steve Vieira, B.S., M.Ed.
Chief Information Officer

Shannon M. Phillips, B.S, M.A.
Technical Director

Lisa A. Fleming, A.S., B.S.
ERP Analyst

John Bodden, B.S., M.A.
Systems Administrator

Michael Onorato
Network Administrator

Facilities and Auxiliary Services

Daniel Grummer, B.S.
Director of Facilities and Event Services

Jordan Arceneaux, B.A.
Chapel/Events Manager

Jeff Ryland
Chapel/Events Associate Manager

Enrollment

Anthony Turner, B.A., M.A., Ed.D.
Vice President for Enrollment Management

Jim Rhoton, B.S., MBA
Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management

Susan Rickard, B.S.
Executive Assistant

Neeley Cain, B.A.
Executive Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Kary Tejeda, B.A., M.A.
Associate Vice President of Student Financial Services

Elisa Fisher
Associate Director of Operations, Financial Aid

Julie Hodge
Assistant Director of Compliance, Financial Aid

Amy O’Neil
Assistant Director of Veteran’s Affairs, Financial Aid

Kimberly Ford, B.A., M.A.
Executive Director of Enrollment Analytics

Christina Bruno, B.S., M.A.
Executive Director of Graduate and UG Online Enrollment/Graduate International Enrollment Specialist

Marketing and Communication

Jenna Johnson, B.A., M.B.A.
Executive Director of Marketing and Communication

Miranda Briscoe, B.S.
Assistant Director of Marketing and Communication

Jan Joslin, B.A.
Editorial Director/Editor, CSU Magazine

Daniel Steffy, B.A.
Multimedia Specialist

McKenzie Barker, B.A., M.B.A.
Digital Content Specialist

Daniel Taylor, B.A.
Lead Graphic Designer


Junior Graphic Designer

Development

David Baggs, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Vice President for Development

Mary Elizabeth Myers, B.A., M.A.
Associate Vice President for Development

Elizabeth Palmer, M.S.
Director of Development

C. Denise Dawson, B.S., M.A.
Director of Alumni Engagement

Shelley Zeigler, A.B.A, B.B.A.
Director of Annual Giving and Stewardship


Database Coordinator

Ashley Ramsey, B.S.
Director of Operations for Development

Amy Thirkettle
Executive Assistant for the Vice President for Development

Student Life

Jody Jennings, B.S., M.Div.
Vice President for Student Life / Dean of Students

Laurie Diel, A.S.
Executive Assistant to the V.P. for Student Life/Special Events Manager

Jonathan D. Davis, B.A., M.Div., Th.M.
Associate Vice President for Spiritual Life

Timothy Grant, B.S., M.A., M.Div.
Associate Dean for Student Engagement and Chief Diversity Officer

Nathan Cobb, B.S.
Director of Campus Recreation

Kimberly Perkins, LPC, NCC, LAC
Director of Counseling Services


Clinical Counselor

John Wilson, A.S., B.T.
Director of Campus Security

William Malley
Deputy Director of Campus Security

Brittney Greer, B.S., M.S.
Assistant Dean for Residence Life

Zach Howell, B.A.
Residence Life Coordinator

Shallon Mims, B.A., M.Ed.
Director of the Career Center

Lauren Totusyznski
Associate Director of the Career Center

Student Success

Scott D. Yarbrough, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
 Vice President for Academic Compliance, Institutional Effectiveness, and Accreditation

Jennifer M. Brown, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Executive Director of Student Success

Abigail Boniewicz
Director of Student Success

Annie Watson, B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Director of Accessibility Services

Sherry Wotring, B.A., M.Ed.
Coordinator of Student Intervention

Miranda La Mattina
Coordinator of Advising Operations

Stephanie LeVan
Global Charleston and Office of International Studies

Marie Phillips, B.A.
Student Success Advisor

Christine Petty
Student Success Advisor

Athletics

Jeff Barber, B.S.
Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics

Courtney Hall, B.S.
Deputy Athletic Director and Chief of Staff

Mike Vigue, B.S.; M.B.A.
Associate Athletic Director for Development/Tickets

Scott Yurcisin, S.C.A.T., A.T.C.
Head Athletic Trainer

Michael Causey, B.S.; B.A.
Assistant Athletic Director for Communications/Public Relations

Carrie Gomez, B.S., M.B.A.
Senior Athletic Director for Academics/SWA

Cole Sulmonetti, B.S., M.S., M.L.S.
Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance

Saah Nimley, B.A.
Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Clarisse Garcia, B.A., M.B.A.
Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Christi Musser, B.A.
Head Softball Coach

Carry Brown, B.S., M.S.
Head Volleyball Coach

Jim Stinzi, B.A.
Director of Track and Field and Cross Country Coach

Soyini Thompson, B.S.
Head Women’s Track and Field Coach

Chan Metts, B.S., M.S.
Head Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach

Jose Gomez, B.S., M.B.A., D.B.A.
Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Anca Dumitrescu, B.A., M.A.
Head Women’s Tennis Coach

Gabe Giardina, B.S., M.S.
Head Football Coach

Mark MacMillan, B.A., M.S.
Head Baseball Coach

Charleston Southern University 2024 Board of Trustees

Term Expires December 31st of the year listed:

Dr. Ryan Ashley 2028
Mrs. Terri Austin 2027
Rev. Robbie Baxley 2026
Mrs. Missie Branch 2024
Mr. Ron Brantley 2026
Mr. Phil Byrd 2024
Mr. Bill Carpenter 2026
Mr. Larry Driggers 2028
Mr. Randy Eller 2025
Mr. Mark Hood 2024
Dr. D. J. Horton 2024
Mrs. Julia Martin 2027
Dr. James Merritt 2024
Mr. Dean Murphy 2026
Dr. Ryan Pack 2027
Mr. Rick Redden 2028
Mr. William Renfrow 2025
Mr. Adam Roberston 2025
Dr. Joseph Russell 2027
Rev. Alex Sands 2025
Dr. Tim Spurling 2027
Mr. Tim Whitfield 2028
Mr. Jeff Wildes 2026
Dr. Jerry Williams 2025
Rev. Bobby Wood 2028

Faculty - Emeriti

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

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

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)

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

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

Valerie K. Bullock, B.A., M.M., Ed.D.
Professor of Emerita of Music: B.A., M.M., University of South Carolina; Ed.D., Florida State University. (1993)

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)

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

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)

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

Patricia J. Hambrick, B.A., M.A., M.A., Ed.D.
Professor Emerita of Education:  B.A., M.A., M.A., Marshall University; Ed.D., United States International University. (2002)

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)

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

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

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

Jeryl W. Johnson, B.S., B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Dean Emeritus of the College of Science and Mathematics: B.S., B.S., M.S., North Carolina State University, Ph.D., Colorado State University. (1994)

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)

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

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)

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

Monica R. Langley, B.A., M.L.I.S.
Professor Emerita of Library Science: B.A., Augusta College; M.L.I.S., Wayne State University. (2000)

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)

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

Eileen T. Lutzow, B.A., M.L.S.
Professor Emerita of Library Science: B.A., M.L.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. (1999)

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)

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

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)

Pamela A. Peek, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor Emerita of Spanish: B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of South Carolina. (1987)

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

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

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)

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

Faculty - Distinguished

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

Krista Allison,  B.A., M.A., Ed.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education and Chair of the Ed.D. Program:  B.A., Palm Beach Atlantic University, M.A., University of Central Florida, Ed.S., Florida Atlantic University, Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University.  (2022)

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

W. Todd Ashby, A.S., 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.
Associate Professor of Biology: B.S., Columbia College; Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina. (2008)

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

Susan V. Ball, B.S.N., M.S.N., Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Nursing and Dean of the College of Nursing:  B.S., Clemson University; M.S.N., Florida State University; Ed.D., Liberty University.  (2014)

Timothy D. Banks, B.A., M.F,A.
Assistant Professor of Art:  B.A., Bob Jones University; M.F.A., Savannah College of Art & Design.  (2017)

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

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

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

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

Renae Bomar, B.A., M.S., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Athletic Training:  B.A., Dakota Wesleyan University; M.S., Indiana State University; Ed.D.​ Ball State University.  (2021)

Ricard Bordas, DipRAM,  LRAM, ARAM
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)

Kerri Borton, B.S., D.P.T.
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy:  B.S., D.P.T., University of Michigan. (2023)

Dianne Boykin, B.A., M.L.I.S.
Assistant Professor of Library Science and Assistant Librarian in Acquisitions and Serials:  B.A., M.L.L.S., University of South Carolina. (2018)

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

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

Jennifer C. Bullock, B.A., B.S.N., M.S.N.
Assistant Professor of Nursing:  B.A., Bloomsburg University; B.S.N., University of Maine; M.S.N., University of Phoenix.  (2017)

Megan J. Busch, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English and Chair of the Department of English: B.A., Charleston Southern University; M.A., College of Charleston/the Citadel; Ph.D., University of South Carolina. (2021)

Amanda M. Butler, B.S., M.S.Ed., Ed.D.
Professor of Education and Department Chair of Undergraduate Education:  B.S., Western Illinois University; M.S.Ed., Walden University; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University.  (2017)

April Cagle,  B.A., M.S., LMFT
Assistant Professor of Clinical Counseling:  B.A., Georgia State University; M.S., Lee University.  (2022)

Jeanne S. Caison, A.D.N., M.S.N.
Instructor of Nursing:  A.D.N., Trident Technical College; M.S.N., Charleston Southern University.  (2016)

Kyler S. Campbell, B.A., M.F.A.
Assistant Professor of Foundation Studies and English:  B.A., North Greenville University; M.F.A., Converse College.  (2017)

Dawn M. Casas, B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Communication:  B.A., M.Ed., Roberts Wesleyan College; Ph.D., Regent University.  (2022)

Heather L. Chadwick, B.B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business:  B.B.A., Eastern Kentucky University; M.A., University of Oklahoma; Ph.D., Colorado State University.  (2019)

Kimberly Champagne,  B.S., M.S., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Business:  B.S., Delaware State University; M.S., Troy University; Ed.D., Charleston Southern University. (2022)

Joel D. Chapman, B.S., M.E.M., M.M.E., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering:  B.S., North Carolina State University;  M.E.M., Old Dominion University; M.M.E., Ph.D. Georgia Tech.  (2020)

Torie Clark, B.S., M.S., D.P.T.
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology:  B.S., Anderson College; M.S., Medical University of South Carolina;  D.P.T., Temple University.  (2021)

Mark A. Crawford, B.A., J.D., M.B.A.
Associate Professor Business and Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Programs, Hans A. Nielsen College of Business: B.A., Armstrong Atlantic University; J.D., Georgia State University; M.B.A., The Citadel. (2007)

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

Ellen L. Crossman, B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling:  B.S., M.Ed., Middle Tennessee State University; Ph.D., Trevecca Nazarene University. (2019)

Lauren Davis, B.S., M.P.A.S.
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Program:  B.S., College of Charleston; M.P.A.S.., Medical University of South Carolina.  (2023)

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

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

Jonathan D. Denton, B.S., M.Div., Th.M., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Christian Studies:  B.S., Clemson University; M.Div., Th.M., Ph.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.  (2017)

Jerica Derr, B.S., M.S., M.P.A.S., D.M.Sc.
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies:  B.S., Indiana Wesleyan University; M.S., Purdue University; M.P.A.S.,  Chatham University; D.M.Sc., University of Lynchburg.  (2019)

Sherry B. Dial, B.S.N., M.S.N., Ed.D. 
Assistant Professor of Nursing:  B.S.N., Southern Illinois University; M.S.N., Charleston Southern University; Ed.D. Charleston Southern University.  (2016)

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

Robert J. Doan, B.S., M.S. Ph.D.
Professor of Education:  B.S., Grand Valley State University; M.S., Winthrop University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina.  (2018)

Kimberly Downing, A.D.N., B.S.N., M.S.N.
Assistant Professor of Nursing:  A.D.N., Trident Technical College; B.S.N., M.S.N., Charleston Southern University.  (2014)

Chelsea Eddington, B.A., M.A.
Instructor of Communication:  B.A., M.A., Louisiana State University.  (2018)

Marc P. Embler, B.S., M.S.W., M.S.C.J., Ed.D.
Professor of Criminal Justice and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs- Online Programs, Technology, and Grants:  B.S., Charleston Southern University; M.S.W., University of South Carolina; M.S.C.J., Anderson University, Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University.  (2011)

Amanda M. Feller, B.S., D.P.T.
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy:  B.S., D.P.T., University of Evansville.  (2021)

Julie Fernandez, B.A., M.S., Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Education and Dean of the College of Education: B.A., University of South Carolina; M.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake; Ed.D., University of Houston - Main Campus (2021)

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

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

Melissa Fly, B.A., B.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology:  B.A., B.S., College of Charleston; Ph.D., Clemson University. (2017)

Karen L. Fonkert, B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics Education and Coordinator of Secondary 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.
Professor of Music and Director of the Horton School of Music and Performing Arts:  B.M., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; M.M., Eastman School of Music; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  (2010)

Joseph E. Fox, B.A., M.L.I.S.
Assistant Professor of Library Science and Head of Reference and Instruction/Digital Learning and Web Services:  B.A., Western Connecticut State University; M.L.I.S., San Jose State University.  (2018)

Russell Foxworth, B.S., M.A.
Assistant Professor of Aeronautics: B.S., Mississippi State University; M.A., Liberty University. (2023)

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

J. Wesley Garey, B.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English:  B.A., Covenant College; Ph.D., Baylor University.  (2022)

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

Ryan K. Gimple, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Christian Studies:  B.A., M.A., Wheaton College.; Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.  (2016)

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

Laurel A. Glover, A.S., B.S., M.P.H., D.H.Sc.
Associate Professor of Public Health and Director of Public Health:  A.S., Trident Technical College; B.A., Devry University; M.P.H., Liberty University; D.H.Sc., A. T. Still University.  (2019)

Jonathan S. Goodwin, B.S., D.P.T., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy:  B.S., Furman University; D.P.T., East Carolina University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  (2021)

Timothy L. Gosnell, B.S., D.P.T.
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy:  B.S., Wingate University;  D.P.T., Wingate University.  (2022)

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

Angela R. Gravely, B.S., M.A., M.A.
Instructor of Foundation Studies and English:  B.S., Liberty University; M.A., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A., Morehead State University.  (2023)

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

Haleigh Gray, B.S., M.S.
Assistant Professor of Athletic Training:  B.S., The University of Alabama, M.S., Winthrop University.  (2022)

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

Kelley A. Green, B.S., M.A., Ed.S., Ph.D.
Assistant of Professor of Education and Coordinator of Education Administration M.Ed. Programs:  B.S., M.A., Ed.S., Ph.D., University of Alabama.  (2017)

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

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Amanda G. Harmon, B.A., M.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology:  B.A., M.S., Pennsylvania Sate University; M.S., Ph.D. University of Louisville.  (2017)

Ronald M. Harvell, B.A., M.S., M.A., M.Div., D.Min.
Assistant Professor of Christian Studies: B.A., Hardin-Simmons University; M.S., National Defense University; M.A., George Washington University; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; D.Min., Asia Graduate School of Theology and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  (2020)

Sarah B. Hathcock, A.D.N., M.S.N.
Assistant Professor of Nursing and Director of the BSN program:  A.D.N., Trident Technical College; M.S.N., Charleston Southern University.  (2019)

James W. Hawley,  B.B.A., M.A.T.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics:  B.B.A., M.A.T., Marshal University.  (2020)

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

Kristina A. Heaton, A.D.N., B.S.N., M.S.N.
Assistant Professor of Nursing:  A.D.N., Trident Technical College; B.S.N., University of South Carolina Upstate; M.S.N., Walden University.  (2017)

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

Julie M. Henderson, B.S., M.S., M.A.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science: B.S. Lander University, M.S. Clemson University, M.A. Liberty University. (2018)

S. Emory Hiott, B.S., M.B.A., D.B.A.
Assistant Professor of Business:  B.S., Clemson University; M.B.A., Charleston Southern University; D.B.A., Gardner-Webb University. (2018)

Christopher J. Hipp, B.A., Ed.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling:  B.A., Ed.S., Ph.D., University of South Carolina. (2019)

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

T. Christopher Holdorf, B.B.A., MAcc., M.Th., D.S.L.
Assistant Professor of Business:  B.B.A., University of Georgia, MAcc., University of Georgia, M.Th., Liberty Theological Seminary, D.S.L. Regent University.  (2022)

Nicholas V. Holland, III, B.M., M.M., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Music, Associate Director of Bands and Director of Athletic Bands, and Department Chair of Instrumental Programs:  B.M., M.M, East Carolina University. Ph.D. The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  (2011)

Heather W. Hornbeak, B.S., M.F.A.
Associate Professor of Graphic Design:  B.A., Union University; M.F.A., Azusa Pacific University.  (2024)

Tonya M. Houston, B.S., M.A.T., M.Ed., Ed.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education:  B.S., Charleston Southern University; M.A.T., M.Ed., Ed.S., The Citadel; Ph.D., University of South Carolina.  (2016)

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

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A. Cole Jeffrey, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English:  B.A., The Master’s University; M.A., University of Texas–Dallas; Ph.D., North Texas University. (2020)

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

Alyssa Q. Johnson, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English:  B.A., M.A., Abilene Christian University; Ph.D. Texas Christian University. (2023)

Marcille J. Jorgenson, B.S.N., M.S.N., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Nursing and Director of the M.S.N. program:  B.S.N., M.S.N., M.S., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., University of Nevada.  (2016)

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

Viki P. Kelchner, B.A., Ed.S., Ph.D
Associate Professor of Counseling:  B.A., Converse College; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of South Carolina. (2015)

Eric W. Kistler, B.A., M.S.I.S., M.B.A.
Assistant Professor of Library Science and Director of the Library:  B.A., Rutgers College; M.S.I.S., University of Texas; M.B.A., Liberty University.  (2018)

John E. Kuykendall, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of History and Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences: B.A., Erskine College; M.A., Ph.D., University of South Carolina. (2003)

Donald C. Lawrimore, B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Professor of Education: B.A., Clemson University; M.Ed., The Citadel; Ph.D., Clemson University. (2022)

Daniel P. Leach, B.A., M.A., M.F.A.
Instructor of Foundation Studies and English:  B.A., M.A., Clemson University; M.F.A., Warren Wilson College (2020)

Kenneth B. LeVan, B.A., M.S.. Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Business:  B.A., The College of Wooster; M.S., Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Texas.  (2014)

Jill Terhaar Lewis, B.M., M.M., D.M.A.
Professor of Vocal Music and Department Chair of Vocal Programs: 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.
Professor of Chemistry:  B.S., Henan Normal University; M.S., Chengdu University of Technology; Chinese Academy of Sciences.  (2011)

Yu-Ju Lin, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Graduate Program in Computer Science: B.S., North Central University, Taiwan; M.S., Chung-Yaun Christian University, Taiwan; Ph.D., University of Florida. (2004)

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

Roosevelt Loveless, B.S., M.A., M.R.E.
Assistant Professor of Aeronautics: B.S., Tennessee State University; M.A., Liberty University; M.R.E., Liberty University. (2023)

Andrew M. Lucius, B.A., M.Div.
Assistant Professor of Music/Worship Leadership: B.A., University of Southern Mississippi; M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (2023)

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

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Anthony J. Mack,  B.S., M.S.
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology:  B.A., Palm Beach Atlantic University; M.S., Florida Atlantic University.  (2019)

Johnny E. Maddox, B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business Management:  B.S., Western Carolina University; M.B.A., Southern Wesleyan University; Ph.D., Capella University.  (2018)

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)

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

Gary A. Metts, B.S., M.P.A., D.B.A.
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, Assistant Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Director of the M.S.C.J Program:  B.S., St. Leo University; M.P.A., Troy University; D.B.A., Northcentral University.  (2013)

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

Jane E. Moeller, B.S.N., M.S.N.
Assistant Professor of Nursing:  B.S.N. Bethany Lutheran College; M.S.N. Winona State University.  (2019)

Tamera Moore, B.S., M.Ed., M.J., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education:  B.S., North Carolina State University; M.Ed., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.J., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Charlotte. (2024) 

R. Steele Morris, B.S., M.S.
Instructor of Public Health:  B.S., Charleston Southern University, M.S., University of South Carolina.  (2022)

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

Andreea Nazare, B.S., M.S.
Instructor of Psychology: B.S., M.A., Liberty University. (2023)

Kerri L. Nelson, B.S., M.S., D.N.P.
Associate Professor of Nursing:  B.S. East Stroudsburg University; M.S., Pennsylvania State University, D.N.P., The Pennsylvania State University.  (2017)

Kathryn M. Nicholson, B.A., M.A.
Instructor of Psychology: B.A., Montreat College; M.A., Appalachian State University. (2023)

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

Tabitha Nolen, A.S.N., B.S.N., M.S.N.
Instructor of Nursing:  A.S.N., Trident Technical College; B.S.N., Kaplan University; M.S.N., Walden University.  (2022)

Séraphine Nzué-Agbadou, A.S., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of French: A.S., Essex County College; B.A., M.A., Montclair State University; Ph.D., Rutgers University. (2023)

Kyeungrae Kenneth Oh, B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Business:  B.A., Seoul National University; M.B.A., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., University of Texas.  (2017)

Michael O’Neill, B.S., M.S., M.S.H.P.
Instructor of Computer Science. B.S., Furman University; M.S.H.P., Georgia Tech. (2021)

Crissy Ortiz, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business:  B.S., Charleston Southern University; M.A., Webster University; Ph.D., Regent University.  (2019)

David W. Palmer, B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Professor of Business and Dean of the Hans A. Nielsen College of Business:  B.S., Samford University; M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama.  (2016)

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

Melissa P. Parker, B.A., M.A. Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English and Director of ELI Internships:  B.A., M.A., College of Charleston; Ph.D., University of South Carolina.  (2015)

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

Jason A. Peterson, A.A., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Communication and Chair of the Department 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.  (2018)

Benjamin B. Phillips, B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Professor of Christian Studies and Dean of the College of Christian Studies:  B.S., University of Maryland; M.Div., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  (2019)

Jacquelynn M. Pleis, A.A., B.A., Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Education:  A.A., Cottey College; B.A., Randolph-Macon Woman’s College; Ed.D., Capella University.  (2018)

Gabrielle L. Poole, B.S., M.P.A.S., D.M.Sc.
Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies and Dean of the College of Health Sciences:  B.S., Wofford College; M.P.A.S., Medical University of South Carolina; D.M.Sc., University of Lynchburg.  (2016)

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

Amy Probin, B.A., M.S.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics:  B.A., Eastern Illinois University; M.S., Illinois State University.  (2012)

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

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Rosette Rabess, B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business Management:  B.A., University of Massachusetts; M.B.A., Simmons Graduate School of Management; Ph.D., Capella University.  (2014)

Andrea J. Raines, B.S.N., M.S.N.
Assistant Professor of Nursing:  B.S.N., Medical University of South Carolina; M.S.N., Western Governors University.  (2019)

Lloyd Richardson, B.S., M.S., M.A.
Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Chair of Aeronautics:  B.S., Embry-Riddle University, M.S., Embry Riddle University, M.A., Liberty University.  (2022)

Lawton L. Roberts, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology:  B.S.. University of South Carolina; M.S., Louisiana Technical University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina.  (2017)

Chelsea H. Rogers, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English:  B.A., University of Florida; M.A., University of North Florida; Ph.D., University of South Carolina. (2023)

Maxwell Rollins, B.S., M.A.Ed., M.B.A., D.B.A.,
Professor of Business and Director of Graduate Studies in Business: B.S., College of Charleston; M.A.Ed., The Citadel, M.B.A., Charleston Southern University; D.B.A., Liberty University. (1993)

Becky Schoeneberg, B.S., D.P.T., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy:  B.S., Hannibal LaGrange University, D.P.T., Southwest Baptist University. Ph.D. Nova Southeastern University.  (2022)

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

Michael F. Shipe, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., R.C.E.P.
Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Assistant Dean of the College of Health Sciences:  B.S., M.S., Ph.D., R.C.E.P., University of Tennessee.  (2014)

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 and Chair of the Department of Psychology: B.A., Hollins College; M.S., Ph.D., Kansas State University. (1994)

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.
Assistant Professor of Business:  B.S., M.S., University of South Carolina.  (2013)

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

Rachel Smith, B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Business:  B.A., Palm Beach Atlantic University, M.B.A. Regent University, Ph.D. Regent University.  (2022)

Kathy J. Sobolewski, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education:  B.S., Charleston Southern University; M.Ed., Ed.S., The Citadel; Ed.D., South Carolina State University.  (2020)

James A. Spencer, B.S., M.S., Ed.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education:  B.S., Eastern Michigan University; M.S., Charleston Southern University; Ed.S., The Citadel; Ph.D., University of South Carolina.  (2019)

Angela P. Stagliano, B.S., D.P.T.
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy:  B.S., James Madison University;  D.P.T., Neumann University (2021)

Ami Steele, B.S., M.P.A.S., D.M.Sc.
Director of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies; B.S., Lee University; M.P.A.S., Emory University; D.M.Sc., University of Lynchburg. (2023)

Mark J. Sterbank, B.M., M.M.
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.
Professor of Music Therapy:  B.M., University of Wisconsin; M.A., University of Iowa; Ph.D., University of Miami.  (2010)

Hannah S. Sullivan, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Spanish and Chair of the Department of Languages:  B.A., Lee University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama. (2021)

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Janet Tankersley,  A.A.S., B.S., D.P.T., Ph.D.
Professor of Physical Therapy and Director of the Physical Therapy Program:  A.A.S., B.S., Medical College of Georgia; D.P.T., A.T. Still University; Ph.D., Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions.  (2021)

Emily G. Thomas, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics:  B.S., Samford University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Arkansas.  (2016)

Ryan V. Thomas, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics:  B.S., Oklahoma State University; M.S., Missouri State University; Ph.D., University of Arkansas.  (2016)

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)

Jacob N. Thorp, B.S., M.S.P.T., D.H.Sc.
Professor of Physical Therapy:  B.S. Trevecca Nazarene University; M.S., Des Moines University; D.H.Sc., University of Indianapolis.  (2019)

Donna R. Timko,  A.D.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Nursing:  A.D.N., Rowan Cabarrus Community College; B.S.N., M.S.N., Walden University, Ed.D. Charleston Southern University.  (2019)

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

Ovidiu Toader, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physics/Engineering: B.S., University of Bucharest, M.S., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., Western Michigan University (2021)

Sam W. Vetro, A.S., B.S., M.D.
Associate Professor of Biology:  A.S., Housatonic Community College; B.S., Sacred Heart University; M.D., American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine.  (2017)

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)

Kelly R. Wall, A.S.N., M.S.N.
Assistant Professor of Nursing:  A.S.N., Purdue University; M.S.N., Walden University.  (2017)

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

Kari L. Siko Walters, B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Professor of English Education and Assistant Dean of the College of 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)

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

Angela C. Weaver, B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling:  B.A., Clemson University; M.Ed., The Citadel; Ph.D., Liberty University.  (2011)

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

Michael S. Wilder, B.B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Professor of Christian Studies and Vice President for Academic Affairs:  B.B.A., Clayton State University; M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.  (2023)

Christopher J. Will, B.A., J.D.
Affiliate Professor of Aeronautics:  B.A., Claremont McKenna College; J.D., Southern Methodist University.  (2020)

Kathleen E. Williams, B.S.N., M.S.N., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Nursing: B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Villanova University.  (2012)

Mark K. Williams, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History and Political Science: B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee. (2006)

Lauren P. Wills, B.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology:  B.S., University of Maryland; Ph.D., Duke University.  (2016)

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

Elizabeth J. Wofford, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling:  B.S., Texas A & M University; M.A., Ph.D., Sam Houston State University.  (2018)

Joshua D. Wofford, B.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry:  B.S., University of North Texas.; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.  (2018)

Joequise Wright, B.S., M.S.
Instructor of Biology: B.S., College of Charleston; M.S., Clemson University. (2022)

Zack A. Wulbecker, B.S., M.P.A.S.
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies:  B.S., Grace University; M.P.A.S., University of Nebraska Medical Center.  (2020)

Scott D. Yarbrough, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of English and  Vice President for Academic Compliance, Institutional Effectiveness, and Accreditation: B.A., M.A., Florida State University; Ph.D., University of Alabama. (1997)

Jeffrey A. Yost, B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Professor of Business:  B.S., Miami University; M.B.A., University of Akron; Ph.D., Ohio State University.  (2018)

Songhui Yue, B.S., Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor of Computer Science:  B.S., East China Normal University; Ph.D., University of Alabama.  (2022)

Soohyun Yun, B.M., M.M.,M.M., D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Music:  B.M., Yonsei University; M.M., M.M., D.M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  (2018)

Jennifer L. Zakrzewski, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education and Coordinator of ECE/ELEM and Child Development Programs:  B.S., Westfield State University; M.A., Cambridge College; Ph.D., University of South Florida.  (2018)

Delaina Zeinoun, B.S., M.S.
Instructor of Library Science and Assistant Librarian in Systems and Electronic Resources:  B.S., Fayetteville State University; M.S., North Carolina Central School of Library & Information Science.  (2022)

Visiting/Lecturer Faculty

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

Douglas R Keskula,  B.S., P.T., M.S., Ph.D., AT-Ret.
Visiting Professor of Physical Therapy:  B.S., State University of New York at Cortland, P.T. State University of New York at Stony Brook,  M.S. Springfield College, Ph.D. University of Virginia.  (2022)