Faculty

Alex Abarco
Instructor in Physical Education/Dance. BA, University of Houston, 2008; MFA, Tisch School of the Arts, 2016

Kenneth L. Anderson
Dean of Academic Affairs, Professor of Philosophy. BA, Bucknell University, 1982; MA, Emory University, 1989, PhD, 1991

Maria A. Archetto
Associate Professor of Music. BS, Rhode Island College, 1974; MA, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, 1979, PhD,   1991

Susan Youngblood Ashmore
Charles Howard Candler Professor of History. BA, University of Texas at Austin, 1983; MA, University of Virginia, 1989; PhD, Auburn University, 1999

Catherine Bagwell
Professor of Psychology. BS, University of Richmond, 1994; MA, Duke University, 1996; PhD, Duke University, 1999

Stephen Bagwell
Adjunct Lecturer in Political Science and QTM Labs; BS, Oklahoma Christian University, 2010; MA, University of Central Oklahoma, 2012; PhD, University of Georgia, 2018

Steven C. Baker
Professor of Biology. BS, Tennessee Tech University, 1980, MS, 1983; PhD, Southern  Illinois  University, 1990

Henry C. Bayerle
Associate Professor of Classics. BA, Brown University, 1989; MA, Indiana University, 1992; PhD, Harvard University,  2004

Donald M. Beaudette
Assistant Professor of Political Science. BA, St. John’s University, 2005; MA, Queen’s University, 2006; PhD, Emory University, 2013

Stacy A. Bell
Professor of Pedagogy in English. BA, Warren Wilson College, 1991; MS, Georgia State University, 1994

Christopher Blake
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics. BS, Gonzaga university, 2010; MA, Colorado State University, 2012; PhD, Colorado State University, 2017

Andrew Boatright
Adjunct Lecturer of Art. BFA, University of Central Arkansas, 2009; MFA, Georgia State University, 2013

Kenneth E. Carter
Charles Howard Candler Professor of Psychology. BA, Emory University, 1989; MA, University of Michigan, 1990, PhD, 1993; MS, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 2007

Eloise Brown Carter
Professor of Biology. AB, Wesleyan College, 1972; MS, Emory University, 1978, PhD, 1983

Cassandra M. Casias
Adjunct Lecturer of Classics; BA, Colorado College, 2011; MA, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2013

Fang Chen
Associate Professor of Mathematics. BA, Bryn Mawr College, 1994; MS, Yale University, 1998, PhD, 2000

Begona Claveria
Adjunct Lecturer of Spanish; BS, University Complutense, Madrid, 1988; MA, Wright State University, 2007

Camille Cottrell
Associate Professor of Art History. BFA, University of South Carolina, 1978, MA, 1980; PhD, University of Georgia, 2002

Russell B. Cutts
Adjunct Lecturer of Anthropology; AB, University of Georgia, 1992; MA University of Georgia, 1997

Deepika Das
Lecturer in Biology. BS, Calcutta University, 2009; MS, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, 2011; PhD, Texas A & M University, 2017

Maria E. Davis
Senior Lecturer in Spanish. BA, University of Salamanca, 1997; MA, 2002; PhD, 2002

Indhira De La Rosa
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology. BS, Universidad Metroplitana, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2007; PhD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 2014

Patricia Del Rey
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies. AB, Manhattanville College, 1965, MA, Columbia University, Teachers College, 1967, EdD, 1970

Alicia Ory DeNicola
Associate Professor of Anthropology. BA, Lewis and Clark College, 1989; MA, Brandeis University, 1998; PhD, Syracuse University, 2004

Tasha Dobbin-Bennett
Assistant Professor of Art History and Studio Art. BBS, Victoria University, New Zealand, 1999; MA, University of Auckland, 2008; MPhil, Yale University, 2011; PhD, Yale University, 2014

Anouar El Younssi
Assistant Professor of Arabic. BA, Abdelmalek Essadi University, 2002; MA, Saint Bonaventure University, 2010; PhD, Penn State University, 2015

Sarah C. Fankhauser
Assistant Professor Biology. BS, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007; PhD, Harvard University, 2013

Nicholas Fesette
Assistant Professor of Theater. BA, Hamilton College, 2009; MA, Cornell University, 2016; PhD, Cornell University, 2018

Tina Gallagher
Instructor in Physical Education/ Instructor/Head Women’s Soccer Coach. BA, Auburn University at Mont. 2008; MA Auburn University at Mont., 2009

Devon R. Goss
Assistant Professor of Sociology. BA, University of Portland, 2009; MS, Lewis & Clark College, 2012; MA, University of Connecticut, 2014; PhD, University of Connecticut, 2018

David B. Gowler
The Dr. Lovick Pierce and Bishop George F. Pierce Professor of Religion; Director, The Pierce institute for Leadership and Community Engagement; Professor, The Center of Ethics (Emory University). BA, University of Illinois, 1981; MDiv, Southern Seminary, 1985, PhD, 1989

Bridgette Wells Gunnels
Assistant Professor of Spanish. BA, University of Georgia, 1996, MA, 1998; PhD, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2002

Melissa Hage
Assistant Professor of Geology. BA, Franklin and Marshall College, 2002; MS, University of Tennessee, 2006; PhD, University of Tennessee,   2015

Jessica Ham
Assistant Professor of Anthropology. BA, University of Missouri, 2003; MA, University of Sussex, 2007; PhD, University of Georgia, 2016

Pernilla Hardin
Instructor in Physical Education/Head Tennis Coach. BS, University of North Florida, 1986

Jack Hardy
Visiting Assistant Professor of Linguistics and QTM. BA, University of Arizona, 2005; MA, Universidad de las Americas, 2007; PhD, Georgia State University, 2014

Brenda Bacon Harmon
Professor of Pedagogy in Chemistry. BA, University of Houston-Clear Lake, 1992; MA, Rice University, 1996

Penny Harvey
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Sociology. BSocSc, University of Manchester and ANU, 2013; MA/PhD Georgia State University, expected 2019

Farah Hasin
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Economics; BA, University of Dhaka, Ban- gladesh, 1989; MA, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1991; MS, University College London, 1994; PhD, University of London, 2003

Brad K. Hawley
Lecturer in English. BA, Presbyterian College, 1993; MA, Clemson University, 1995; PhD, University of Oregon, 2000

Douglas A. Hicks
Professor of Religion. AB, Davidson College, 1990; MDiv, Duke University, 1993; MA, Harvard University, 1995; PhD, Harvard University, 1998

Sarah Higinbotham
Visiting Assistant Professor of English. BA, University of Richmond, 1991; MA, University of Hawaii, 1996; PhD, Georgia State University, 2013

Jonathan Hulgan
Assistant Professor of Mathematics. BA, Rhodes College, 2003, BS, 2003; MS, The University of Memphis, 2006, PhD, 2010

Adriane L. Ivey
Associate Professor of English. BA, Presbyterian College, 1992; MA, Clemson University, 1995; PhD, University of Oregon, 2000

Nitya P. Jacob
Professor of Biology. BA, Agnes Scott College, 1995; PhD, The Ohio State University, 2000

Pam Joyce
Adjunct Lecturer in Theatre Studies. BFA, University of Evansville, 1995; MFA, University of Minnesota, 2001.

Souad Kherbi
Visiting Assistant Professor in French. BA, Sorbonne-Nouvelle-Paris 3 University, France, 1998; BA, Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3 University, France, 2001; MA, Sorbonne-Nouvelle Paris 3 University, France, 2004; MA, Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3 University, France, 2006; PhD, Emory University, 2015

Monika Kirloskar-Steinbach
Halle Visiting Scholar in German Studies. BA, Bombay University, India, 1989; MA, Bombay University, India, 1991; PhD, University Konstanz, Germany, 2005

Christina H. Lee
Lecturer in Math. BA, Bryn Mawr College, 2003; MS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2008

Michael Lehman
Adjunct Lecturer in English. BA, University of West Florida, 2010; BA, University of West Florida, 2010; MA, University of West Florida, 2014; PhD, Emory University

David W. Leinweber
Associate Professor of History. BA, Spring Arbor College, 1987; MA, Michigan State University, 1989, PhD, 1992

Sharon A. Lewis
Professor of Psychology. BA, St. Mary’s College, 1976; MS, University of Georgia, 1981, PhD, 1985

Christopher Lirette
Visiting Assistant Professor of American Studies. BA, Loyola University, 2007; MA, Cornell University; PhD, Emory University, 2017.

Christine Loflin
Associate Professor of English. BA, Bryn Mawr College, 1981; MA, University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1984, PhD, 1989

Michael Martin
Lecturer in Biology. BS, university of North Carolina, 2008; PhD, University of Maryland, 2014

Jennifer McGee
Assistant Professor of Psychology. BA, George Washington University, 2007; MA Emory University, 2009, PhD, 2014

Margaret T. McGehee
Associate Professor of American Studies. BA, Davidson College, 1997; MA, University of Mississippi, 2000; MA Emory University, 2004, PhD,   2007

Emily McLean
Assistant Professor of Biology. BS, Bryan College, 2007; MS, University of North Carolina, 2009; PhD, Duke University, 2018

Sung J. Mo
Lecturer in Chemistry. BA, Whitman College, 1999; PhD, Emory University, 2006

Joseph C. Moon
Adjunct Lecturer in Educational Studies/ Dean of Campus Life. BA, Furman University, 1976; MEd, University of Georgia, 1978, EdD, 2000

Gregory Moss-Brown
Instructor in Physical Education/Men’s Soccer Coach. BA, Hartwick College, 1986; Msc, Ithaca College,  1991

Joshua Mousie
Assistant Professor of Philosophy. BA, Union University, 2004; MA, Boston College, 2007; PhDc, University of Guelph, 2015

Matthew A. Moyle
Associate Professor of French. BA, Bemidji State University, 1998; MA, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000, PhD, 2008

Eve Mullen
Associate Professor of Religion. BA, Washington and Lee University, 1990; MTh, Harvard University, 1992; MA, Temple University, 1996, PhD, 1999

Annette W. Neuman
Assistant Professor of Chemistry. BS, Davidson College, 2004; PhD, Emory University, 2012

Jasminka Ninkovic
Associate Professor of Economics. BS, University of Belgrade, 1982; MS, 1993, PhD, Emory University,  2007

Simbarashe Nkomo
Assistant Professor of Chemistry. BS, Bindura University; MEd, University of Zimbabwe; PhD, West Virginia University, 2014

Ella O’ Kelley
Instructor in Physical Education/Cross Country Coach. BS, University of South Carolina, 2000; MBA, American Intercontinental University, 2005

Alix Olson
Assistant Professor of Women’s Gender & Sexuality Studies. BA, Wesleyan University, 1997; MA, University of Massachusetts, 2013; PhD, University of Massachusetts, 2018

Thomas Osburn
Assistant Professor of Physics. BS, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010; MS, University of North Carolina, 2013; PhD, University of North Carolina, 2016

Paul C. Oser
Senior Lecturer in Mathematics and Director, Mathematics Support Center. BS, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1993; MS, University of Akron, 1996

Mary Lynn Owen
Adjunct Lecturer of Theater Studies. BA, Georgia Southern College, 1980

Patricia L. Owen-Smith
Professor of Psychology. AB, University of Georgia, 1969, MA, 1970, PhD, Georgia State University, 1985

Pablo Palomino
Assistant Professor of Latin American & Caribbean Studies. Licenciado, University of Buenos Aires, 2005; MA, University of California, 2009 PhD, University of California, 2014

Heunggi Park
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics; BSc Chonbuk National University, South Korea, 1987; MSc, Chonbuk National University, South Korea, 1989; PhD, University of Georgia, 2012

Lloyd R. Parker Jr.
Associate Professor of Chemistry. BA, Berry College, 1972; MS, Emory University, 1974; PhD, University of Houston, 1978

Nicolas Petit
Visiting Assistant Professor in Mathematics. BA, University degli studi di Torino, 2009; MA Darthmouth College, 2013; PhD, Dartmouth College, 2016

Florian Pohl
Associate Professor of Religion. MA, Temple University, 1998; PhD, 2007. Diplom Theologe, Universitat Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, 2001

Nichole L. Powell
Associate Professor of Chemistry. BSc, University of the West Indies, Jamaica, West Indies, 1995; PhD, Georgia State University, 2003

Benjamin A. Purkis
Assistant Professor of Mathematics. BA, Amherst College, 2007; MA, University of Colorado, 2010; PhD, 2014

Gwendolynne Reid
Assistant Professor and Director, Writing Programs. BA, Bard College, 1999; MA, Hollins University, 2005; MA, North Carolina State University, 2005; PhD, North Carolina State University, 2017

David Resha
Assistant Professor of Film Studies. BA, Vassar College, 2000; MA, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2004; PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2010

Susan B. Riner
Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Theory and Methods. BA, Georgia State University, 1971, MAT, 1973

Karen Rogers
Adjunct Assistant Professor in Mathematics. BA, California Institute of Technology, 1985; MA, Columbia University, 1986; PhD Columbia University, 1993

Michael K. Rogers
Associate Professor of Mathematics. BA, Reed College, 1985; MA, Columbia University, 1986, MPhil, PhD, 1991

Teresa Romano
Assistant Professor in Economics. BA, Boston University, 2004; MA, Queen’s University, 2005; MA, Duke University, 2009; PhD. Duke University, 2014

Cecilia Rucker
Lecturer in Physical Education/Administrative Coordinator, Center for Healthful Living. BS, Troy University, 2011; MS, 2013; EdS, Liberty University, 2016

Conrad Rucker
Adjunct Instructor in Physical Education. BA, Southern University and A&M College, 1978

Reza Saadein
Associate Professor of Chemistry. BS, Shiraz University, 1976, MS, 1978; PhD, Syracuse University, 1984

Austin Scharf
Assistant Professor in Chemistry. BS, University of Richmond, 2006; PhD, Harvard University, 2013

Phil N. Segre
Senior Lecturer in Physics. BS, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1985; PhD, University of Maryland, 1993

Effrosyni Seitaridou
Associate Professor of Physics. BA, Smith College, 2002; BE, Dartmouth College, 2002; MS, California Institute of Technology, 2004, PhD, 2008

Deric Shannon
Associate Professor of Sociology. BA, Ball State University, 2002, MA 2004; PhD, University of Connecticut, 2011

William Shapiro
Professor of Political Science. BA, Brooklyn College, 1968; MA, Cornell University, 1973, PhD, 1978

Mary A. Shiraef

Visiting Lecturer of Political Science; BA Emory University, 2013; MLitt University of St. Andrews, 2015, MA University of Notre Dame 2018

Salmon Shomade
Visiting Associate Professor of Political Science; BS Clark Atlanta University, 1988; BS Georgia Institute of Technology, 1989; MBA University of Virginia, 1997; Ph.D. University of Arizona, 2007

LaTonia Taliaferro-Smith
Director of Lab and Lecturer in Biology. BS, Dillard University, 1999; PhD, Howard University, 2004

Cristina Tarazona
Lecturer in Spanish. BA, University of Valencia, 1996; MA, Georgia State University, 2000; MA, Georgia State University, 2007

Erin C. Tarver
Associate Professor of Philosophy. BA, Palm Beach Atlantic University, 2003; MA, Boston University, 2006; PhD, Vanderbilt University, 2011

Ariel VanLeuven
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, BA, University of Georgia, 2013; PhD, University of Georgia, 2018

Katherine Vigilante
Senior Lecturer in Political Science. BA, Emory University, 1992, MA, 2002, PhD, 2010

Daniel Walter
Visiting Assistant Professor of English and German. BA, Dickinson College, 2008; MA, Michigan State University, 2011; PhD, Carnegie Mellon University, 2015

Xiaobo Wang
Interim Writing Center Director; BA, Northwest Normal University, 2006; MA, Lanzhou University, 2010; PhD, Georgia State University, 2017

Will Wright
Visiting Assistant Professor of English; BA, University of South Carolina, 2002; MA, Sam Houston State University, 2004; PhD, University of South- ern Mississippi, 2009

Bao Xueju
Instructor of Chinese. BA, Northeast Normal University, 2002; MA Northeast Normal University, 2005; PhD, Northeast Normal University, 2008

Guibao Yang
Associate Professor of Physical Education. BS, Beijing Institute of Physical Education, 1977; MS, Shenyang Physical Education Institute, 1983; MS, Florida State University, 1993, PhD, 1994

Faculty Emeriti

Monica M. Ali
Professor of Chemistry. AB, Emmanuel College, 1963; MS, Georgetown University, 1968, PhD, 1971; BSRPh, University of Georgia, 1991

Andrew L. Autry
Professor of Chemistry. BS, University of Georgia, 1956, MS, 1958

Evelyn C. Bailey
Associate Professor of Mathematics. BA, Emory University, 1970, MAT, 1973; EdS, Georgia State University, 1975, PhD, 1978

Robert Edward Bailey
Professor of Mathematics. BS, Georgia Southern College, 1970; MEd, Armstrong-Savannah State College, 1975; MS, Georgia State University, 1980, PhD, 1982

William E. Baird
Professor of Physics. BA, Emory University, 1969; MS, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1972, PhD, 1975, MS, 1983

Stephen H. Bowen
Dean Emeritus and William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Biology. MA, Indiana University; PhD, Rhodes University.

Lucas Carpenter
Charles Howard Candler Professor of English. BS, College of Charleston, 1968; MA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1973; PhD, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1982

William B. Cody
Professor of Political Science. AB, University of Georgia, 1971, MA, 1973; PhD, New School for Social Research, 1980; JD, University of Georgia, 1986

Penelope England
Professor of Physical Education and Dance. BSEd, University of Georgia, 1966, MSEd, 1969; PhD, Louisiana State University, 1983

Dana Greene
Dean. BA, College of New Rochelle, 1963; MA, Northern Illinois University, 1967; PhD, Emory University, 1971

Martha Judith Greer
Professor of Physical Education and Dance. AB, LaGrange College, 1957; MEd, Auburn University, 1961; EdD, University of Georgia, 1972

Stephen W. Henderson
Professor of Geology. BS, Indiana University, 1970, AM, 1974; PhD, University of Georgia, 1984

Clark W. Lemons
Professor of English. BA, Oklahoma City University, 1969; MDiv, Union Theological Seminary, 1972; MA, Emory University, 1974, PhD, 1978; MA, St. John’s College, 1998

Kent B. Linville
Dean of Academic Affairs, Chief Academic Officer, Professor of Philosophy. BA, California State University-Northridge, 1967; PhD, University of California-Santa Barbara, 1972

Frank L. Maddox
Associate Professor of Economics. BS, Georgia Southern University, 1978; MS, University of Georgia, 1981; PhD, Georgia State University, 1992

William P. McKibben
Professor of Mathematics. BS, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1961, MS, 1963, PhD, 1973

Michael  M. McQuaide
Professor of Sociology. BA, Florida State University, 1973; MA, Pennsylvania State University, 1976, PhD, 1979

Delia Nisbet
Associate Professor of German. MA, Georgia State University, 1987; PhD, Emory University, 1992

Hoyt P. Oliver
Professor of Religion. BA, Emory University, 1956; STB, Boston University, 1962; PhD, Yale University, 1966

Neil S. Penn
Professor of History. AB, West Virginia Wesleyan College, 1954; MA, Duke University, 1958; PhD, Emory, 1973

Gretchen E. Schulz
Professor of Humanities. BA, Wellesley College, 1964; MA, University of Wisconsin, 1965, PhD, 1975

Richard T. Shappell
Professor of Physical Education and Dance. BS, West Chester State College, 1964; MA, Ball State University, 1966; PhD, Florida State University, 1977

Homer F. Sharp Jr.
Professor of Biology. BA, Emory University, 1959; MS, University of Georgia, 1962, PhD, 1970

Theodosia R. Wade
Professor in Pedagogy in Biology. BS, Presbyterian College, 1976; MACT, Auburn University, 1980

James  M. Warburton
Professor of Spanish. AB, Middlebury College, 1962, MA, 1967; PhD, Emory University, 1973

Faculty Emeriti

Monica M. Ali
Professor of Chemistry. AB, Emmanuel College, 1963; MS, Georgetown University, 1968, PhD, 1971; BSRPh, University of Georgia, 1991 

Andrew L. Autry
Professor of Chemistry. BS, University of Georgia, 1956, MS, 1958 

Evelyn C. Bailey
Associate Professor of Mathematics. BA, Emory University, 1970, MAT, 1973; EdS, Georgia State University, 1975, PhD, 1978

Robert Edward Bailey
Associate Professor of Mathematics. BS, Georgia Southern College, 1970; MEd, Armstrong-Savannah State College, 1975; MS, Georgia State University, 1980, PhD, 1982 

William  E. Baird
Professor of Physics. BA, Emory University, 1969; MS, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1972, PhD, 1975, MS, 1983 

Stephen H. Bowen
Dean Emeritus and William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Biology. M.A., Indiana University; PhD, Rhodes University

Lucas Carpenter
Charles Howard Candler Professor of English. BS, College of Charleston, 1968; MA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1973; PhD, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1982 

William  B. Cody
Professor of Political Science. AB, University of Georgia, 1971, MA, 1973; PhD, New School for Social Research, 1980; JD, University of Georgia, 1986 

Penelope England
Professor of Physical Education and Dance. BSEd, University of Georgia, 1966, MSEd, 1969; PhD, Louisiana State University, 1983 

Dana Greene
Dean. BA, College of New Rochelle, 1963; MA, Northern Illinois University, 1967; PhD, Emory University, 1971 

Martha Judith Greer
Professor of Physical Education and Dance. AB, LaGrange College, 1957; MEd, Auburn University, 1961; EdD, University of Georgia, 1972

Stephen W. Henderson
Professor of Geology. BS, Indiana University, 1970, AM, 1974; PhD, University of Georgia, 1984

Clark W. Lemons
Professor of English. BA, Oklahoma City University, 1969; MDiv, Union Theological Seminary, 1972; MA, Emory University, 1974, PhD, 1978; MA, St. John’s College, 1998

Kent B. Linville
Dean of Academic Affairs, Chief Academic Officer, Professor of Philosophy. BA, California State University-Northridge, 1967; PhD, University of California-Santa Barbara, 1972 

Frank L. Maddox
Visiting Associate Professor of Economics. BS, Georgia Southern University, 1978; MS, University of Georgia, 1981; PhD, Georgia State University, 1992 

William P. McKibben
Professor of Mathematics. BS, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1961, MS, 1963, PhD, 1973 

Delia Nisbet
Associate Professor of German. MA, Georgia State University, 1987; PhD, Emory University, 1992 

Hoyt P. Oliver
Professor of Religion. BA, Emory University, 1956; STB, Boston University, 1962; PhD, Yale University, 1966 

Neil S. Penn
Professor of History. AB, West Virginia Wesleyan College, 1954; MA, Duke University, 1958; PhD, Emory, 1973

Gretchen E. Schulz
Professor of Humanities. BA, Wellesley College, 1964; MA, University of Wisconsin, 1965, PhD, 1975 

Richard T. Shappell
Professor of Physical Education and Dance. BS, West Chester State College, 1964; MA, Ball State University, 1966; PhD, Florida State University, 1977

Homer F. Sharp Jr.
Professor of Biology. BA, Emory University, 1959; MS, University of Georgia, 1962, PhD, 1970

Theodosia R. Wade
Professor in Pedagogy in Biology. BS, Presbyterian College, 1976; MACT, Auburn University, 1980

James M. Warburton
Professor of Spanish. AB, Middlebury College, 1962, MA, 1967; PhD, Emory University, 1973