Undergraduate Bulletin 2020 - 2021 
    Jul 25, 2024  
Undergraduate Bulletin 2020 - 2021 [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]



Julia P. Baker (2003) – Professor of Chemistry. B.S., Furman University; Ph.D. University of South Carolina.

Tamara L. Burk (2003) - John Reeves Endowed Chair of Leadership; Professor of Communication Studies. B.A., M.A., University of Maine; Ed.S., Ph.D., College of William and Mary.

Mona R. El Shazly (1987) – Professor of International Business and Economics. B.A., M.A., American University, Cairo; Ph.D., University of South Carolina.

Christine Hait (1992) – Professor of English. B.A., M.A., Texas A&M University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Melissa Heidari (1989) - Martha Youmans Edens Professor of English. B.A., Ph.D., University of South Carolina; M.A., University of Rochester.

James C. Lane (1997) – Professor of Elementary Education. B.S., M.Ed., Ed.S., Ph.D., University of South Carolina.

Kirt E. Moody (2003) – Pavsinger Endowed Chair for Science and Technology; Professor of Biology and Environmental Science. B.A.S., M.A., University of Maine; Ph.D., College of William and Mary

Adrienne Yingling Oxley (2008) – Professor of Chemistry. B.S., Chatham College; Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh.

Madeleine Schep (1998) – Professor of Mathematics and Computer Information Systems. M.S., University of Paris VII; Ph.D., University of Paris Sud.

Karen C. Thompson (1999) – Professor of Psychology. B.S., Bowling Green State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of South Carolina.

Tracy West (2000) – Professor of Special Education. B.S., M.A., East Carolina University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina.

John Zubizarreta (1988) – Professor of English. B.A., Florida International University; M.A., Ph.D., University of South Carolina.

Associate Professors

Ezaz Ahmed (2018) – Associate Professor of Business. M.B.A., Maastricht School of Management (The Netherlands) Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB); Ph.D., University of Australia (UniSA), Adelaide, Australia

Monika Alston-Miller (2017) – Associate Professor of Communication and Leadership. B.A., University of Richmond; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

Diana Amos (2012) – Associate Professor of Music. B.M., Oberlin College; M.M., D.M.A., University of South Carolina.

Alexandru Atim (2018) – Associate Professor of Mathematics. B.S., University of Bucharest; M.S., Ph.D., University of North Texas.

Shirley Huisman (2014) – Associate Professor of Social Work. B.A., Dordt College; M.S.W., Syracuse University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina.

Marlee Marsh (2012) – Associate Professor of Biology. B.S. Converse College; Ph.D., Clemson University.

Marla Sanders (2012) - Associate Professor of Education. B.A., M.Ed., Columbia College; Ph.D. North Carolina State University.

Edward Sharkey (2000) – Associate Professor of Political Science. B.A., M.A., University of Montana; Ph.D., Northern Arizona University.

Scott Smith (1993) – Associate Professor of Mathematics. B.A., Earlham College; Ph.D., University of Kentucky.

Assistant Professors

Tyler Brown (2019) – Assistant Professor of Mathematics. B.S., Penn State, Middletown, PA; M.S., Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

Derek Bedenbaugh (2018) – Assistant Professor of English. B.A., Newberry College; Ph.D., University of South Carolina.

Aldrena Corder (2018) – Assistant Professor of Art and Graphic Design. B.A., Columbia College; M.F.A., Academy Art University; M.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design; M.F.A., Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Brennan Davis (2018) – Assistant Professor of Education. B.A., College of Charleston; M.A.T., Ph.D., University of South Carolina.

Wayne Davis (2020) - Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice. B.S., University of Michigan-Dearborn, M.B.A., Madonna University, Ph.D., Capella University.

AnnMarie Knight (2017) - Assistant Professor of Speech Language Pathology. B.A., University of South Florida; M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida

Christine LeBlanc (2017) – Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education. B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D., University of South Carolina.

Peter Lennon (2020) - Assistant Professor of Accounting.  M.B.A., West Chester University, J.D., Delaware Law School of Widener University.

Amanda Ling (2013) - Assistant Professor of Dance. B.F.A. in Dance, Columbia College, M.F.A. in Dance, Arizona State University.

Kristin B. Martin (2019) – Assistant Professor of Business. B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA; M.B.A., Averett University, Danville, VA; D.B.A., Walden University, Minneapolis, MN.

Chakia McClendon (2020) - Assistant Professor of Biology.  B.S., M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

Erin Merchant (2018) – Assistant Professor of Psychology. B.A., Columbia International University; M.A., University of Central Florida; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Amanda Stefanski (2016) - Assistant Professor of Special Education. B.A., Queens University of Charlotte; M.S., University of Miami; Ph.D., University of Maryland.

Carole Sox (2017) - Assistant Professor of Business. B.S., St. Mary’s College of Maryland; M.S., Southern Wesleyan University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina.

Karen Turner (2018) – Assistant Professor of Exercise Science and Public Health. B.S., Erskine College; M.Ed., Auburn University; Ed.D., The University of West Florida.

Senior Lecturers

Vida Mingo (2010) – Lecturer of Biology. B.S., Johnson C. Smith University; M.S., Long Island University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina.


Mary Jon Barrineau (2017) – Lecturer of Psychology. B.A., Columbia College; M.A., Radford University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

Karen Beaman (2020) - Lecturer of Educational Administration and Leadership. B.A., M.A., University of South Carolina.

Whitney Chick (2018) – Lecturer of Education. B.A., Columbia College; M.Ed., Francis Marion University; M.Ed., Winthrop University.

Erika Dawkins (2018) - Lecture of Public Relations.  B.A., Benedict College, M.A., Webster University.

Jennifer Dollar (2016) - Lecturer of Social Work. B.S., Carson Newman College. M.S.W., University of South Carolina.

Jill Eversmann (2017) – Lecturer of Speech Language Pathology. B.A., James Madison University; M.S., Towson State University.

Wesley Jason Gallaher (2019) - Lecturer of Athletic Coaching.  B.A., Fairmont State College, M.A., California University of Pennsylvania.

Katrina Hutchins (2004) - Lecturer of Organizational Leadership. B.S.W., Columbia College, M.S.W., University of South Carolina, Ed.D., Northwestern University.

Aletha Jacobs (1998) – Lecturer of Music. B.A., Columbia College; M.A., University of South Carolina.

Carl E. Moore (2020) - Lecturer of Healthcare Administration. B.S., University of Phoenix, M.B.A., American Intercontinental University, M.F.A., Queens University of Charlotte, D.H.A., University of Phoenix.

Keisha Pearson (2019) – Lecturer of Education. B.A., Columbia College; M.Ed., Columbia College


Nadine Brooks (2018) – Chief Nursing Administrator. R.N., C.C.R.N., C.N.M.L.; B.S., B.S.N., M.S., University of Phoenix, D.N.P., Chamberlin College of Nursing.

Morgan Hoffman – Gallery Coordinator. M.A., Sotheby’s Institute of Art, University of Manchester.

Jenny Johansson (2018) – Director of Teacher Education. B.A., Columbia College; M.Ed., Lesley University.

Jessica Moore (2017) – Dance Education Specialist. B.F.A., Columbia College; M.F.A., State University of New York Brockport.

Paula Wilson (2011) – Betty Suber Groh and Guthrie Darr Chair in Music and Choir Mastery; Director of Choral Activities. B.A., Columbia College; M.M.Ed., Florida State University.

Associate Librarians

Jane Tuttle (1998) – Associate Librarian and Director of Library. B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville; M.L., University of South Carolina

Assistant Librarians

Jesika Brooks (2017) – Assistant Librarian. B.A., Columbia College; M.L.I.S., University of South Carolina.

Josh Brunck (2014) – Assistant Librarian. B.A., Georgia Southern University; M.L.I.S., University of South Carolina.

Brittany Hickey (2017) – Assistant Librarian. B.S., University of South Carolina; M.L.I.S., University of South Carolina.