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University of West Alabama    
 
    
 
  Sep 21, 2017
 
2012 - 2013 Graduate Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graduate Faculty | 7



Graduate Faculty

BONNIE ALLEN (2006), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology; B.S. (1975), M.Ed. (1978), Ph.D. (1985) Mississippi State University.

JANIS S. BEAIRD (1994), Ed.D., Professor of Biology; B.S. (1976) Illinois State University; M.S. (1982) University of Illinois-Urbana; Ed.D. (1994) University of Alabama.

ALAN BROWN (1986), D.A., Professor of English; B.A. (1972) Millikin University; M.A. (1974) Southern Illinois University; M.A. (1978) Sangamon State University; D.A. (1984) Illinois State University.

TAMMY COLBURN BROWN (2006), Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Education; B.S. (1995), M.Ed. (1998), Ed.D. (2008) University of Alabama.

BRIAN BURNES (2008), Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology; B.S. (1993), Ph.D. (2000) Georgia Institute of Technology.

ROGER CAMPBELL (2007) Ph.D., Chairperson of the Department of Physical Sciences and Assistant Professor of Chemistry; B.S. (2001) University of West Alabama; Ph.D. (2008), University of Alabama.

JOY CAUTHRON (2000), Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology; B. A. (1994), M. A. (1997), Ph.D. (2000) University of Arkansas.

KATHY CHANDLER (2009), Ph.D., Professor of Education; B.S. (1993), Samford University; M.A. (1997), Ph.D. (2005) University of Alabama at Birmingham.

SUSAN CORDELL (2008), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Library Media; B.A. (1980) Middle Tennessee State University; MLIS (1997), Ed.S. (2003), Ph.D. (2008) University of Alabama.

ETHEL MAE DANIEL (2010), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Education; B.S. (1993), M.Ed. (1995) William Carey College; Ph.D. (2008) Walden University.

DEBBIE DAVIS (2000), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English; B.A. (1977) Auburn University; M. A. (1986) Southeastern Louisiana University; Ph.D. (1996) University of Alabama.

MARK DAVIS (2005), Ph.D., Chairperson of the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Assistant Professor of Psychology; B.A. (1998) Western Washington University; M.A. (2002), Ph.D. (2005) New Mexico State University.

RUSSELL DAVIS (2009), Ph. D., Assistant Professor of Sociology; B.S. (1995), M.S. (1998) The Ohio State University; Ph.D. (2007) Louisiana State University.

TOMMY WAYNE DeVANEY (1984), Ed.D., Professor of Education; B.S. (1967), M.A. (1975) Tennessee Technological University; Ed.D. (1978) University of Tennessee.

TIM EDWARDS (2006), Ph.D., Associate Professor of English; B.A. (1986), M.A. (1992) University of Alabama at Birmingham; Ph.D. (1999) University of Tennessee.

ROBERT T. FLOYD (1980), Ed.D., ATC, Chairperson of the Department of Physical Education and Athletic Training, Professor of Physical Education and Athletic Training, and Director of Athletic Training and Sports Medicine; B.S. (1980), M.A.T. (1982) Livingston University; Ed.D. (1995) University of Alabama.

ELIZABETH FOWLER (2009), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Education; B.S. (1991), M.Ed. (1998), Ph.D. (2007) University of Alabama.

RICHARD H. FOWLER (2010), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Education; B.S. (1972), M.A. (1979), M.A. (2006), Ph.D. (2009) Western Michigan University.

JAMES F. GENTSCH (2000), Ph.D., Associate Professor of History; B.A. (1992), M.S. (1994) University of Memphis; Ph.D. (1999) King’s College, University of London.

JAMES GILBERT (2009), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Counseling/Psychology; B.S. (1995), M.S.C.E. (1997) University of West Alabama; Ph.D. (2003) Capella University.

WILLIAM B. GREEN-BURNS (1995), Ph.D., Associate Professor of Counselor Education; B.A. (1969) Spring Hill College; M.S. (1971), M.S. (1972) Troy State University at Montgomery; Ph.D. (1979) University of Alabama.

MARK F. GRIFFITH (1990), Ph.D., Professor of Political Science; A.A. (1981) College of DuPage; B.A. (1984) North Central College; M.A. (1986), Ph.D. (1994) Northern Illinois University.

ARTHUR GROTHE (2009), Assistant Professor of Speech and Drama and Director of Theatre; B.A. (1999) Heidelberg College; M.F.A. (2003) University of Florida.

DANA K. HARMON (2008), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Social Work; B.A. (1994) University of Alabama; M.S.W. (1997) Loyola University of Chicago; Ph.D. (2005) University of Alabama.

DANA R. HARWELL (2007), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Education; B.S. (1989), M.S. (2000), Ed.S. (2002), Ph.D. (2006) Mississippi State University.

CHRISTOPHER D. HAVEMAN (2009), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History; B.A. (1998) Western Washington University; M.A. (2001) Marquette University; Ph.D. (2009) Auburn University.

MARTHA M. HOCUTT (2003), Ph.D., Associate Professor of Education; B.S. (1982) Auburn University; M.Ed. (1991) Livingston University; Ph.D. (2003) University of Alabama.

RICHARD D. HOLLAND (1967), Ph.D., Professor of Biology; B.S. (1965), M.Ed. (1967) Livingston University; Ph.D. (1974) University of Tennessee.

ESTHER M. HOWARD (2011), Ed.D., Chairperson of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Professor of Early Childhood Education; B.S. (1976), M.Ed., (1978), Ed.D. (1986) Mississippi State University.

GERALD JONES (1992), Ph.D., Associate Professor of English; B.A. (1978) University of Washington; M.A. (1981), Ph.D. (1991) Bowling Green State University.

TINA N. JONES (1993), Ph.D., Professor of English and Speech; B.A. (1991), M.A.T. (1993) Livingston University; Ph.D. (2002) University of Southern Mississippi.

BRIAN R. KEENER (2003), Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology; B.S. (1996) Auburn University; M.S. (1999), Ph.D. (2005) University of Alabama.

LYNN KELLEY (2009), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Elementary Education; B.S. (1976), M.A. (1999), Ed.S. (2002),Ph.D. (2008) University of Alabama.

YUN-HO KIM (2006), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry; B.S. (1987) Yonsei University; M.S. (1992) Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.S. (1995) University of Connecticut; Ph.D. (2003) University of Arkansas.

BROMETER L. JOHNSON KIMBROUGH (2006), Ed.D., Associate Dean of the College of Education and School of Graduate Studies and Assistant Professor of Elementary Education; B.S. (1999) Stillman College; M.Ed. (2002) University of West Alabama; Ed.D. (2005) Nova Southeastern University.

ERICA J. KING (2007), Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Special Education; B.A. (1995) University of South Alabama; M.E.D. (2000) Alabama State University; Ed.D. (2006) Nova Southeastern University.

DENISE KNIGHT (2008), Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Instructional Leadership; B.S. (1985) Mississippi State University; M.Ed. (1993) University of West Alabama; Ed.S. (1998) Mississippi State University; Ed.D. (2007) Nova Southeastern University.

JOO YOUNG LEE (2002), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Economics and Finance; B.A. (1989), M.A. (1991) Yonsei University; Ph.D. (2002) University of Georgia-Athens.

SHEILA BLACKMON LIMERICK (2006) M.L.I.S., Assistant Professor and Archivist and Special Collections Librarian; B.A. (1993) University of West Alabama; M.A. (1998) University of Alabama at Birmingham; M.L.I.S. (2005) University of Southern Mississippi.

JOHN McCALL (1992), Ph.D., Professor of Biology; A.A. (1972) Pensacola Junior College; B.S. (1974) University of West Florida; M.S. (1992), Ph.D. (1992) Louisiana State University.

HEATHER MCDONALD (2009), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Physical Science; B.S. (1993) Mississippi College; Ph.D. (2002) Mississippi State University.

JEFFERY MERIDA (2007), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology; B.A. (1989) Talladega College; Ph.D. (1998) Purdue University.

JAN G. MILLER (2008), Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Instructional Leadership; B.S. (1988), M.Ed. (1990) Livingston University; Ed.S. (1992) Mississippi State University; Ed.D. (2007) Nova Southeastern University.

ANDREA K. MINEAR (2010), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Education; B.S. (1996), M.S. (2004), Ph.D. (2010) University of Alabama.

ADELE F. MORIARTY (2007), Ed.D., Associate Professor of Special Education; B.A. (1970) Belhaven College; M.A.E. (1977) University of Alabama at Birmingham; Ed.D. (1995) University of Alabama.

MUSTAFA R. MORSY (2011), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology; B.Sc. (1992), M.Sc. (1995) Alexandria University; Ph.D. (2005) University of Arkansas.

FREDERICK A. MYERS (1972), Ph.D., Professor of Sociology; A.B. (1970) Rutgers University; M.A. (1973) University of Georgia; Ph.D. (1981) Florida State University.

KENDRICK PREWITT (2010), Ph.D., Chairperson of the Department of Languages and Literature and Professor of English; B.A. (1986) Vanderbilt University; M.A. (1989), Ph.D. (1998) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

THOMAS J. RATKOVICH (2001), Ph.D., Chairperson of the Department of Mathematics and Associate Professor of Mathematics; B.S. (1991) Mississippi Valley State University; M.S. (1993) University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D. (2000) University of Alabama.

ANDREW K. RINDSBERG (2006), Ph.D., Associate Professor of Geology and Environmental Science; B.S. (1975) Stanford University; M.S. (1983) University of Georgia; Ph.D. (1986) Colorado School of Mines.

R. VOLNEY RISER (2005), Ph.D., Chairperson of the Department of History and Social Sciences and Assistant Professor of History; B.A. (1995), B.A. (1998) Florida State University; M.A. (2000), Ph.D. (2005) University of Alabama.

PAMELA ROCHESTER (2009), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of School Counseling; B.S. (1969), M.Ed. (1974), Ph.D. (2000) Mississippi State University.

FRANK D. ROGERS (2004), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Mathematics; B.S. (1999) University of West Alabama, Ph.D. (2005) University of Alabama.

REENAY ROGERS (2009), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Education; B.S. (1988), M.A. (1996), Ph.D. University of Alabama.

NATASHA SATCHER (2006), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Athletic Training; B.A. (1998) Dillard University; M.S. (2000), Ph.D. (2006) University of Southern Mississippi.

RICHARD C. SCHELLHAMMER (1994), Ph.D., Professor of History; B.A. (1984) Pennsylvania State University; M.A. (1986) University of Chicago; Ph.D. (1993) University of South Carolina.

VENKAT SHARMA (2009), Ph.D., Professor of Biology; B.S. (1984), M.S. (1986) Sri Venkateswara University; Ph.D. (1991) University of Madras.

LESA C. SHAUL (2008) Ph.D., Professor of English and Director of the Honors Program; B.S. (1990) University of Alabama; Ph.D. (1996) University of Georgia.

NICKEDA D. SHELTON (2012), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of School Counseling; B.A. (1993) Mississippi Valley State University; M.Ed. (1995) Delta State University; Ed.S. (2000) Mississippi State University; Ph.D. (2007) University of Mississippi.

KETIA L. SHUMAKER (2004), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology and Environmental Sciences; B.S. (1998), M.S. (2000) Alcorn State University, Ph.D. (2004) Jackson State University.

STEPHEN SLIMP (1995), Ph.D., Professor of English; B.A. (1985) University of South Carolina; M.A. (1987) Baylor University; Ph.D. (1995) University of North Carolina.

MONROE C. SNIDER (1971), Ed.D., Director of the Library and Professor; B.S. (1961), M.A. (1963), M.L.S. (1985), Ed.D. (1973) University of Alabama.

LEE STANTON (2007), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology and Environmental Science and Director of the Black Belt Conservation Research Institute; B.S. (1993) University of West Alabama; M.S. (1998) University of South Alabama; Ph.D. (2005) Louisiana State University.

ERICA TANNER (2009), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Elementary Education; B.A. (1994) Huntingdon College; M.S. (1996) University of South Alabama; Ph.D. (2001) University of South Alabama.

DAVID MICHAEL TAYLOR (1977), Ph.D., Professor of English; B.S. (1972), M.A. (1974) Middle Tennessee State University; Ph.D. (1977) Florida State University.

WILLIAM JOSEPH TAYLOR (1990), Ph.D., Professor of English; B.A. (1974) University of Kentucky; M.A. (1981), Ph.D. (1985) Florida State University.

NISHA WARBINGTON (2009), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of School Counseling; B.S. (1994) Auburn University; M.A. (1997), Ed.S. (2000), Ph.D. (2005) University of Alabama.

ROBERT CALVIN WARE (1981), Ph.D., Professor of Psychology; B.A. (1977) Mobile College; M.S. (1979) Northwestern Louisiana State University; Ph.D. (1982) University of Southern Mississippi.

MELINA VAUGHAN (2012), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Elementary Education; B.S. (1987) Mississippi University for Women; M.A. (1992), Ph.D. (2001) Mississippi State University.

JODIE WINSHIP (2008), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Special Education; B.S. (1989), M.S. (1991) Mississippi State University; Ph.D. (2008) Capella University.

XIN WU (2010), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry; B.S. (1999) University of Science and Technology of China; Ph.D. (2007) Wesleyan University.

 

Adjunct Faculty

NANCY BAILEY, Ph.D., Counselor Education

PAT BEATTY, Ph.D., Languages and Literature

GERALDINE BELL, Ed.D., Library Media

GLENN D. BRASHER, Ph.D., History

CLAUDETTE CAMP, M.A., Library Media

BRIAN CANFIELD, Ed.D.., Counseling and Guidance

SHERON JANE CORL, M.Ed., Library Media

MARY MELTON COURINGTON, M.Ed., Library Media

JUNE CRAWFORD, Ed.D., Secondary Education

GEORGE CROZIER, Ph.D., Marine Science

DESHANNON DAVIS, Ed.D., Instructional Leadership

THOMAS A. DeVANEY, Ph.D., Secondary Education

JOHN DINDO, Ph.D., Marine Science

ASHLEY DUMAS, Ph.D., Anthropology

PATRICIA EDWARDS, Ed.D., Counselor Education

ALTHEA FOSTER, Ed.D., Educational Foundations

LINDA FOSTER, Ph.D., Counselor Education

KIMBERLY FREDRICK, Ed.D., Educational Research

TONI HAMPTON, Ph.D., Counselor Education

ELIZABETH HOHN, Ed.D., Educational Research

MARTHA KING, Ph.D., Counselor Education

PATRICIA LLOYD, Ph.D., Psychology

KATHLEEN MARTIN, Ph.D., Library Media

JULIA E. MASSEY, Ph.D., Mathematics

LISA MCMILLIN, Ed.D., Technology Education

CHAD NESMITH, Ed.D., Counselor Education

PATRICIA NESMITH, Ed.D., Counselor Education

RENE NICHOLS, Ed.D., Special Education

DEBBI NOWAKOWSKI, Ed.D., Counselor Education

JACKIE NUBY, Ed.D., Secondary Education

SHAWN PARSONS, Ed.D., Library Media

LAURA PIERCE, Ed.D., Early Childhood and Elementary Education

BEVERLY RAY, Ph.D., Technology Education

GLENDA P. REYNOLDS, Ed.D., Counselor Education

JANE SEARCY, Ed.D., Special Education

GRINELL SMITH, Ph.D., Educational Foundations

ERICA TANNER, Ph.D., Educational Statistics

ROBEN TAYLOR, Ph.D., Behavioral Studies

LEE THOMAS, Ph.D., Counselor Education

LUCY UNDERWOOD, Ph.D., Psychology

BARBARA WAITE, Ed.D., Educational Leadership

JOYCE WALKER, Ph.D., Technology Education/School Administration

LINDA WALKER, Ph.D., Early Childhood and Elementary Education

JUDITH WHEELER, Ph.D., Counselor Education

JENNIFER WHITCOMB, Ph.D., Psychology

JOE B. WILKINS, Ph.D., History

DENNIS WILLINGHAM, Ed.D., Instructional Leadership

GWENDOLYN J. WILSON, Ed.D., School Psychology

TYRONE YARBROUGH, Ed.D., Educational Foundations