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Administration & Faculty


Board of Trustees

Eric Burnett, Fort Smith

Thomas Cotton, Dardanelle 

Stephanie Duffield, Russellville

Tom Kennedy, Little Rock

Jim Smith, Fayetteville



Administrative Officers

Robin E. Bowen, 2014, President
B.S., University of Kansas, 1982
M.Ed., University of Arkansas, 1983
Ed.D., Texas Tech University, 1988

Barbara J. Johnson, 2019, Vice President for Academic Affairs
B.S., Winston-Salem State University, 1990;
M.B.A., The Ohio State University, 1992;
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 1999.

Walter J. Branson, 2020, Vice President for Administration and Finance
B.S., Purdue University - West Lafayette, 1976;
M.S., Purdue University - West Lafayette, 1978.

Jason L. Geiken, 2020, Vice President for Advancement
B.A., Baptist College of Florida, 2004;
M.B.A., Iowa State University, 2011.

C. Blake Bedsole, 2018, Vice President for Enrollment Management 
B.S., University of Alabama, 2003
M.A., University of Alabama, 2006
Ed.D., University of Georgia, 2013

Keegan Nichols, 2017, Vice President for Student Affairs
B.S.E., University of Central Arkansas, 2001
M.S., University of Central Missouri, 2003
Ed.D., Northern Illinois University, 2010


Administrative Staff

Carol Adkison, Associate Director of Information Systems for Administrative Systems
Karen Alexander, Coordinator of Grants Management
Sabrina Anwar, International Student Services Specialist
Jan Apple, Articulation Coordinator
Brett Arrington, Institutional Research Associate
Carly Ashlock, Digital Media Coordinator
Peggy Ayers, Director of Gift Planning
Sara Bailey, Grant Coordinator, Sponsored Programs and University Initiatives
Kaitlynn Beaird, Graduate Admission Officer
Angela Bell, College of Business Coordinator of Student Engagement
Sabrina Billey, Assistant Director for Transfer Recruitment
Linda Birkner, Assistant Vice President for Administration and Finance
Jennifer Blasingame, SafeCare Enrollment Coordinator
Mike Bogue, Director of the APEX Center
Hunter Bramlitt, Counselor
Jessica Brock, Director of Admissions
Danielle Brooks, Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
Brett Bruner, Dean of Student Engagement
Meighan Burke, Director of Student Transition
Sarah Burnett, Project Coordinator, STEM/Graduate College
Briana Byers, Assistant Director for Disability Services and University Testing
Cass Capen-Housley, Event Coordinator for Hospitality Administration
Liz Chrisman, Director of Photography
Pat Chronister, Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Sara Chronister, International Student Immigration Specialist
Lisa Clark, Director of Online Partnership and Military Outreach
Josh Clem, Director of Development
Brandi Collins, Licensing, Branding, and Editorial Manager
Wendy Condley, Payroll Manager
Pam Cooper, Director of Prospect Research
Will Cooper, Associate Dean for Student Conduct
Greg Crouch, Director of Grants and Sponsored Programs, Pre-Award 
Jana Crouch, Associate Director for Enrollment
Angela Crow, Director of Student Accounts
Kelly Davis, Director of Alumni Relations
Kristy Davis, Associate Dean for Student Wellness/Health and Wellness Center Director
Shawna Davis, Target School Liaison, Upward Bound Program
Tim Diffey, Academic Advisor
Brent Drake, Director of Advancement Services
Brandi Duvall, Assistant Registrar
Nichole Edwards, Student Support Services Program Advisor
Katherine Ehemann, Associate Controller
Brent Etzel, Director of Library
Andrea Eubanks, Academic Services Coordinator
Bryan Fisher, Associate Vice President for Development
Jennifer Fleming, Assistant to the President
Robert Fraser, Assistant Director, Budget Office
Eli Fuentez, Academic Advisor
Stacy Galbo, Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Educational Outreach and Training Investigator
Daniel Gallegos, Director of Athletic Communications
Amanda Gardner, Assessment Specialist
Brandie Gibbs, Enrollment Management Technology and Communications Specialist
Delton Gordon, Associate Dean for Residence Life
Mary Gunter, Chief of Staff
Jamison Hall, Associate Registrar
Shelly Hall, Coordinator of Veteran Services
Luke Hams, Area Coordinator for Residence Life
Rhonda Hawkins, Director of the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC)
Jill Hendricks, Director of Upward Bound Programs
Connie Herring, Assistant Registrar
Cori Hinson, Registered Nurse
Jessica Holloway, Director of Procurement and Risk Management Services
Samantha Huggins, Academic Advisor
Jordan Jenkins, SafeCare Provider
Weiwei Ji, Instructional Design Specialist
Amanda Johnson, Director of Career Services
Jayne Jones, Senior Director of Advancement Operations and Special Events
Lois Kimbriel, Director, CCAMPIS Program
Caroline Kitchens, Director of Annual Giving Programs
Courtney Kline, Academic Advisor
Cara Knight, Academic Advisor
Robin Koontz, Nurse Practitioner
Bill Lacava, Assistant Dean for Residence Life
Chelsea Lairamore, Coordinator of Student Leadership
Brian Lasey, Director of Facilities Management
Robin Lasey, Director of Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Meredith Lawson, Associate Director for Recruitment
Ashlee Leavell, Assistant Dean for Student Wellness/Title IX Deputy Coordinator
Marika Lederman, Director of Academic Advising Center
Sandra Mabry, Construction Manager
Alex Manly, Director of Technology Learning Resources
Suzanne McCall, Controller
Joshua McMillian, Associate Dean of Students/Chief of Public Safety
Steve Milligan, Director of Technology Center/Associate Director of Information Systems for Networked Systems
Mark Mitchell, Instructional Design Specialist
Megan Morris, Academic Advisor
Tamara Morris, Training Specialist and Business Consultant, ASBTDC
Mark Moultrup, Coordinator for Student and Guest Operations
John Nicholson, Area Coordinator for Residence Life
Susie Nicholson, NCAA Compliance Officer/Assistant Affirmative Action Officer
Shelby Norman, Coordinator of Multicultural Support
Hanna Norton, Assistant Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Yasushi Onodera, Associate Dean for International and Multicultural Student Services
Laura Palmer, Coordinator of Marketing and Assignments for Residence Life
Alan Parsons, Academic Advisor, Veteran's Upward Bound
Tanda Patrick, Assistant Registrar
James Peck, Director of the Museum
Amy Pennington, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students & Title IX Coordinator
Thomas Pennington, Associate Vice President and Counsel to the President
Carrie Phillips, Director of Marketing and Communications
Rebecca Reeves, Business Manager, Budget Office
Daniel Riedmueller, Academic Advisor
Lindsey Riedmueller, Student Support Services Program Advisor
Mike Rivas, Assistant Director for International Admissions
Josh Root, Counselor
Niki Schwartz, Director of Student Aid
Alexis Scrimshire, Associate Registrar
Kerry Shannon, Coordinator of Campus Recreation
Tera Simpson, Web Master and Digital Strategy Specialist
Allison Sims, Academic Advisor, Veteran's Upward Bound
Kristen Smith, Assistant Director for Recruitment Events
Kevin Solomon, Associate Dean for Campus Life
Kylia Stewart, Employer Relations Coordinator, Norman Career Services
Christina Stolarz, Director of Human Resources
Regina Storment, Coordinator for Housing Administration
Heather Stout, Registered Nurse
Thomas Strahan, Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life
Sam Strasner, Director of University Relations
Janice Taylor, Counselor
Ryan Taylor, Video Production Manager
Kerri Threlkeld, Associate Director for Admissions Operations
William Titsworth, Assistant Dean for Student Conduct/Lead Investigator
Colette Tobias, Assistant Dean for Residence Life
Scott Tomlin, Assistant Director for Academic Advising Center
Brandi Tripp, Senior Associate Registrar
Gadsana Vilavanh, Assistant Registrar
Alisa Waniewski, Associate Director for Academic Scholarships
Jason Warnick, Director, Office of Distinguished Scholarships
Jennifer Warren, Assistant Director of Procurement and Risk Management Services
KaShema Washington, Coordinator of Testing Services
Leann Watson, Counselor
Wyatt Watson, Director of Institutional Research and Assessment
Felisha Weaver, Director of Publications and Creative Services
Tammy Weaver, Registrar
Kenneth D. Wester, Director of Information Systems
Kyle Wewers, Nurse Practitioner
Heath Whorton, Emergency Manager
Dave Wilbers, Academic Advisor
Alisha Williams, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
Kristie Wilson, Director of Veteran's Upward Bound
Lori Wineland, Director of Student Support Services Program
Craig Witcher, Counselor



Academic Administration

College of Arts and Humanities

Jeffrey Cass, Dean
Summer Bruch, Head of Art Department
David Ward, Head of Behavioral Sciences Department
Anthony Caton, Head of Communication and Journalism Department
Carl W. Brucker, Head of English and World Languages Department
David Blanks, Head of History and Political Science Department
Jeffrey Bright, Head of Music Department

College of Business

Russ Jones, Dean
Tracy Cole, Head of Accounting, Economics and Finance Department
Kevin Mason, Head of Management and Marketing Department

College of Education

Linda Bean, Dean
Tim Carter, Associate Dean
Sarah Gordon, Head of Student Affairs Administration and
     Head of the Center for Leadership and Learning
Theresa Cullen, Head of Curriculum and Instruction Department
Rockie Pederson, Head of Health & Physical Education Department
John Freeman, Director of Ed.D. Program
David Bell, Director of Educator Licensure and Support Services
Danielle Hodges, Director of Teacher Education Student Services

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Judy L. Cezeaux, Dean
Pat Buford
, Associate Dean
Justin Killingsworth, Head of Agriculture Department
Jerry Wood, Head of Computer & Information Science Department
Sandra Smith, Head of Emergency Management Department
Carl Greco, Head of Electrical Engineering Department
John Krohn, Head of Mechanical Engineering Department
Cathi McMahan, Head of Parks, Recreation and Hospitality Administration Department

College of eTech

Jeff Aulgur, Dean of eTech and Head of Professional Studies Department

College of Natural and Health Sciences

Jeff W. Robertson, Dean
John Jackson, Head of Biological Sciences Department
Jeanine L. Myers, Head of Mathematics Department
Shelly Daily, Head of Nursing Department
Jason Patton, Head of Physical Sciences Department

Graduate College

Richard T. Schoephoerster, Dean

Faculty

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The date after each name indicates the first year of appointment to this institution.

GABRIEL L. ADKINS, 2009
Associate Professor of Communication
B.A., Ottawa University, 1996;
M.S., Pittsburg State University, 2002;
M.A., Wichita State University, 2005;
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 2011.

AFSANA AHAMED, 2020
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
B.Sc., Khulna University, 2006;
M.Sc., Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, 2011;
Ph.D., University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2020.

CHIRAZ SOUMIA AMRINE, 2019
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., University of Blida, 2009;
M.S., Jordan University of Science and Technology, 2012;
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2019.

JAN APPLE, 2004
Instructor of English
Articulation Coordinator
B.A., University of Arkansas, 1983;
M.L.A., Arkansas Tech University, 1991;
M.F.A., University of Arkansas at Monticello, 2018.

STANTON C. APPLE, 1989
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
B.S.M.E., University of Arkansas, 1989;
M.Eng., Arkansas State University, 2019.

JEFFREY AULGUR, 2011
Associate Professor of Professional Studies
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dean, College of eTech
Head, Department of Professional Studies
B.A., Hendrix College, 1986;
M.A., University of Arkansas, 1991;
M.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2008;
Ed.D., University of Arkansas, 2013.

CHRISTINE E. AUSTIN, 2007
Professor of Student Affairs Administration
Director, Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness
B.A., University of Denver, 1984;
M.Ed., University of Maine, 1990;
Ph.D., University of Denver, 2007.

LESLIE BAIN, 2018
Instructor of Mathematics
B.S., Oral Roberts University, 1996;
M.Ed., East Central University, 2008.

VERONICA JILL BALASTER, 2014
Senior Instructor of English Language Institute
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 2009;
M.A., Arkansas Tech University, 2013.

SURYA JYOTI BANERJEE, 2020
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.Sc., University of Calcutta, 2006;
M.Sc., University of Calcutta, 2008;
Ph.D., New Mexico State University, 2019.

DOUGLAS BARRON, 2016
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S. Louisiana State University, 2005;
M.S. University of Illinois, 2009;
Ph.D., Washington State University, 2014.

ALICE BATCH, 2003
Assistant Professor of Business
B.A., California State University, 1978;
M.B.A., California State University, 1984.

LINDA C. BEAN, 2000
Professor of Business
Dean, College of Education
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1973;
M.S.E., University of Central Arkansas, 1986;
Ed.D., Oklahoma State University, 1996.

C. DAVID BELL, 1988
Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
Head, Educator Licensure and Support Services
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1969;
M.Ed., University of Arkansas,1972;
Ed.D., University of Arkansas, 1978.

DANIEL A. BELONGIA, 2015
Professor of Music
Director of Band
B.M., University of Miami, 1996;
M.M, University of Miami, 2004;
D.M.A, Michigan State University, 2006.

CHANTELLE BESLEY, 2018
Instructor of Mathematics
B.S., University of Central Arkansas, 2016;
M.S., University of Central Arkansas, 2018.

ANWAR A. BHUIYAN, 2001
Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Dhaka University, 1983;
M.Sc., Dhaka University, 1986;
M.S., Northeast Louisiana University, 1994;
Ph.D., Marquette University, 1999.

ANGELA BLACK, 2012
Associate Librarian
B.A., University of Colorado, 2002;
M.S., Florida State, 2011.

DAVID R. BLANKS, 2015
Professor of History
Head, Department of History and Political Science
B.A., Michigan State University, 1983;
M.A., Michigan State University,1985;
Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1991.

STEVE BOUNDS, 2018
Professor of Educational Leadership
B.A., Oklahoma Christian University, 1972;
M.S., Arkansas State University, 1977;
S.C.C.E., Arkansas State University, 1977;
Ed.S., Arkansas State University, 1988;
Ed.D., Arkansas State University, 1999

ROBIN E. BOWEN, 2014
Professor of Rehabilitation Science
President
B.S., University of Kansas, 1982;
M.Ed., University of Arkansas, 1983;
Ed.D., Texas Tech University, 1988.

JACQUELINE K. BOWMAN, 2001
Professor of Biology
B.S., Purdue University, 1982;
B.S., Illinois State University, 1984;
M.S., Illinois State University, 1986;
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1994.

MICHAEL BRADLEY, 2020
Associate Professor of Parks, Recreation and Hospitality Administration
B.S., Oklahoma State University, 2005;
M.S., Western Illinois University, 2008;
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, 2012.

LYN BRANDS, 2003
Associate Professor of Art
B.A., Fort Hays State University, 1984;
M.F.A., Fort Hays State University, 1990.

MOLLY BRANT, 2005
Associate Professor of Agriculture
B.S., Oklahoma State University, 2000;
M.S., Oklahoma State University, 2002;
Ph.D., Kansas State University, 2005.

JEFFREY R. BRIGHT, 2018
Professor of Music
Head, Department of Music
B.S.E., University of Arkansas, 1986;
M.M.E., University of Arkansas, 1988;
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 2005.

HERBERT MATT BROWN, 2008
Associate Professor of Business Data Analytics 
B.A., University of Arkansas, 1998;
M.S., University of Arkansas, 2000;
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2007.

KRISTI M. BROWN, 2008
University Instructor of Mathematics
B.S., University of Arkansas, 1997;
M.S., University of Arkansas, 1999.

SUMMER BRUCH, 2018
Associate Professor of Art
Head, Department of Art
B.F.A., University of Central Missouri, 1999;
M.F.A., Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, 2002.

CARL W. BRUCKER, 1984
Professor of English
Head, Department of English and World Languages
B.A., Rutgers University, 1968;
M.A., Rutgers University, 1976;
Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1980.

PATRICIA S. BUFORD, 2000
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Associate Dean of Engineering
B.S., Christian Brothers University, 1974;
M.S., University of Arkansas, 1985;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2007.

REBECCA A. CALLAWAY, 2006
Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
B.S., Northwestern State University, 1973;
M.Ed., Northwestern State University, 1977;
Ed.D., Louisiana Tech University, 2004.

DEBRA S. CAPEHART, 2012
Instructor of Computer and Information Science
B.S.B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 1984;
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2000;
M.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2002.

ALEJANDRA K. CARBALLO, 2009
Associate Professor of Spanish
B.A., University of Rio Cuarto, 1995;
M.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2000;
Ph.D., Florida State University, 2006.

TIM L. CARTER, 1998
Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
Associate Dean, College of Education
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1989;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 1994;
Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1998.

JEFFREY D. CASS, 2020
Professor of English
Dean, College of Arts and Humanities
B.A., University of Dallas, 1981;
M.A., University of California at San Diego, 1986;
Ph.D., University of California at San Diego, 1991.

ANTHONY A. CATON, 2004
Associate Professor of Journalism
Head, Department of Communication and Journalism
Director of Broadcasting
B.A., University of the Ozarks, 1990;
M.A., University of Arkansas, 1992.

JUDY L. CEZEAUX, 2018
Professor of Engineering
Dean, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
B.S., Carnegie Mellon University, 1984;
Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1989. 

E. URSULA CHANDLER, 1981
Professor of German
B.S., Illinois State University, 1965;
Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1981.

CHERYL B. CHANEY, 1999
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., Missouri Western State College, 1990;
M.S., Tennessee Technological University, 1997.

NATHANIEL G. CHAPMAN, 2015
Assistant Professor of Sociology
B.S., College of Charleston, 2006;
M.S., Virginia Tech, 2010;
Ph.D., Virgina Tech, 2015.

RAJIB CHOUDHURY, 2015
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., University of Burdwan, 2005;
M.Sc., Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, 2007;
Ph.D., University of Miami, 2012.

Md. SHAHEDUR CHOWDHURY, 2020
Assistant Professor of Finance
B.B.A., University of Chittagong, 2008;
M.B.A., University of Chittagong, 2009;
M.A., Eastern Illinois University, 2015;
Ph.D., University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, 2020.

WANDA CHRISTIE, 2006
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Arkansas Tech University, 1986;
M.N.Sc., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2004;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2014.

ERIN CLAIR, 2010
Associate Professor of English
B.A., Case Western Reserve University, 1999;
M.A., Texas State University, 2002;
Ph.D., University of Missouri, 2007.

BARBARA CLEMENTS, 2010
Associate Professor of Music
B.A., Luther College, 1993;
M.M., University of Missouri Columbia, 1996:
D.M., Florida State University, 2005.

JON CLEMENTS, 2005
Associate Professor of Music
B.A., Luther College, 1994;
M.M., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1996;
D.M., Florida State University, 2008.

LORETTA COCHRAN, 2003
Associate Professor of Management
B.S., Erskine College, 1991;
M.S., Clemson University, 1994;
Ph.D., Clemson University, 1999.

TRACY L. COLE, 2007
Professor of Legal Studies
Head, Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance
B.S.Ed., University of Arkansas, 1990;
M.Ed., University of Arkansas,1991;
J.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2003.

SUSAN A. R. COLVIN, 2020
Assistant Professor of Fisheries Science
B.A., University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, 1999;
M.F.Sc., Oregan State University, 2006;
Ph.D., Auburn University, 2016. 

BRIAN K. CONATSER, 2015
Instructor of Music
Staff Accompanist
B.M., Arkansas State University, 1980;
M.M., University of Missouri, 1983.

CHANTELL R. CORKERN, 2020
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Baptist Health College, 2014;
D.N.P., Samford University, 2019.

RENE COUTURE, 2012
Associate Professor of Student Affairs Administration
B.A., Saint Michael's College, 1997;
M.S., Indiana State University, 2003;
Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado, 2010.

KAREN K. COX, 1994
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S., University of Central Arkansas, 1978;
M.N.Sc., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1982.

NANCY COX, 1981
Assistant Professor of English and Developmental Reading
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 1977;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 1981.

THERESA CULLEN, 2020
Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
Head, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
B.S.Ed., Northwest Missouri State University, 1996;
M.S., Northwest Missouri State University, 1999;
M.S.Ed., Indiana University Bloomington, 2005;
Ph.D., Indiana University Bloomington, 2006.

REBECCA CUNNINGHAM, 2016
Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1995;
M.S., University of Central Arkansas, 1999.

SHELLY DAILY, 2000
Professor of Nursing
Head, Department of Nursing
B.S.N., Arkansas Tech University, 1995.;
M.N.Sc., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1999;
D.N.P., University of South Alabama, 2015.

R. JAMIE DALTON, 2012
Senior Instructor of Biology
B.A., University of Washington, 1988;
M.S.E., Henderson State University, 1993;
M.S., University of Central Arkansas, 2012.

SARA DANIEL, 2014
Assistant Professor of Health Information Management
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2000;
M.S., University of Central Arkansas, 2006.

MELISSA DARNELL, 2003
Associate Professor of Nursing
Learning Resources Coordinator
B.S.N., University of Central Arkansas, 1994;
M.S.N., University of Central Arkansas, 2002;
DNP/Ph.D., Barnes-Jewish College, Goldfarb School of Nursing, 2015.

JAMES DAUGHTERS, 2018
Instructor of Music
Assistant Band Director
B.M.E., University of Kentucky, 2002;
M.M.E., University of Kentucky, 2007;
D.M.A., University of Kentucky, 2017.

ABBY DAVIS, 2004
Instructor of Health and Physical Education
Head Coach
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 2002;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 2004.

MICHAEL G. DAVIS, 2015
Assistant Professor of Geology
B.S., University of Utah, 1998;
M.S., University of Hawaii, 2001;
Ph.D., University of Utah, 2013.

DAVID DAWSON, 2009
Instructor of Health and Physical Education
Head Coach
B.A., Ottawa University, 1996;
M.A., University of Saint Mary, 2005.

NICOLAS del GRAZIA, 2009
Associate Professor of Music
B.S., The City University London, 1991;
M.M., King's College, University of London, 1994;
D.M., Indiana University, 2003.

ANDREA DENK, 2018
B.S., University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 1995;
M.S., University of Rhode Island, 1999.

PAMELA D. DIXON, 2011
Associate Professor of School Counseling and Leadership
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 1996;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 2004
Ed.D, Walden University, 2014.

ALWIN D'SOUZA, 2020
Assistant Professor of Agriculture
B.Sc., University of Calcutta, 2007;
M.Phil., Jawaharlal Nehru University, 2013;
Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2020.

LISA DUBOSE, 2017
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Arkansas Tech University, 2014;
M.S.N., Arkansas Tech University, 2016;
D.N.P., Graceland University, 2018.

DUSTIN DUNNICK, 2020
Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education
B.S., University of Oklahoma, 2011;
M.S., California State University, 2015.

PETER A. DYKEMA, 2001
Professor of History
B.S., Hope College, 1984;
M.Div., Western Theological Seminary, 1987;
M.A., University of Arizona, 1989;
Ph.D., University of Arizona, 1998.

AHMED ELKASSABGI, 2018
Assistant Professor of Finance
B.S., Texas A&M University Kingsville, 2004;
M.B.A., Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, 2008;
Ph.D., Texas A&M International University, 2014.

ERNEST J. ENCHELMAYER, 2005
Professor of English
B.A., University of Mississippi, 1993;
M.A., Arkansas State University, 1995;
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, 2005.

RUTH D. ENOCH, 2004
Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Vanderbilt University, 1974;
M.S., University of Iowa, 1975;
Ph.D., Purdue University, 2004.

SHAANA ESCOBAR, 2012
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Arkansas Tech University, 2006;
M.S.N., University of Central Arkansas, 2012;
D.N.P., Graceland University, 2018.

DAVID J. ESHELMAN, 2006
Professor of Communication
Director of Theatre
B.A., Case Western Reserve University, 1999;
M.F.A., University of Texas at Austin, 2002;
Ph.D., University of Missouri at Columbia, 2006.

J. BRENT ETZEL, 2014
Director of Library
B.A., Franklin College, 1994;
M.L.S., Indiana University, 1997
M.A., Illinois State University, 2006.

MARCEL B. FINAN, 2001
Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Haigazian University, 1984;
M.S., University of Tennessee, 1992;
Ph.D., University of North Texas, 1998.

JOSHUA A. FISHER, 2011
Associate Professor of Art
A.B., Middlebury College, 2000;
M.A., University of Georgia, 2004;
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 2009.

ROBERT FITHEN, 1998
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
B.S., Louisiana Tech University, 1984;
M.S., Texas A & M, 1987;
Ph.D., Virginia Tech University, 1993.

JOHN FREEMAN, 2015
Professor of Educational Leadership
Director of Ed.D. in School Leadership
B.A., Louisiana State University, 1976;
B.S., Louisiana State University, 1978;
M.Ed., Louisiana State University, 1982;
Ed.S., Louisiana State University, 1995;
Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1997.

KAREN L. FUTTERER, 1980
Associate Professor of Music
B.M., State University of New York at Fredonia, 1975;
M.M., University of North Texas, 1980.

KENNETH T. FUTTERER, 1980
Associate Professor of Music
B.M., University of North Texas, 1975;
M.M., University of North Texas, 1980.

CHARLES J. GAGEN, 1990
Professor of Fisheries Science
B.S., University of Tennessee at Martin, 1983;
M.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1986;
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1990.

MARIUSZ GAJEWSKI, 2012
Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Adam Mickiewicz University, 1998;
M.S., Adam Mickiewicz University, 1998;
Ph.D., University of Idaho, 2003.

HOLLY R. GALE, 1997
Associate Professor of Music
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 1986;
M.M., University of Central Arkansas, 1999.

JORISTA GARRIE, 2016
Assistant Professor of Wildlife Science
B.Sc., University of Pretoria, 2005;
M.Sc., University of the Witwatersrand, 2010;
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, 2014.

PAOLA GEMME, 2001
Professor of English
B.A., University of Genoa, 1989;
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1998.

LYNNETTE GILBERT, 2019
Assistant Professor of Art
B.A., Tougaloo College, 1997;
M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2003;
Ed.D., University of Houston, 2017.

REBECCA R. GOLDSTEIN, 2018
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Washington College, 2006;
M.S., Villanova University, 2008;
Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 2016.

SARAH R. GORDON, 2018
Associate Professor of Educational Leadership
Head, Student Affairs Administration
Head, Center for Leadership and Learning
B.S., Oklahoma State University, 2005;
M.S., Oklahoma State University, 2007;
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, 2013.

NINA M. GOZA, 2004
Associate Professor of Accounting
B.S., Arkansas State University, 1982;
M.B.A., University of Central Arkansas, 1992;
Ph.D., University of Mississippi, 2005;
C.P.A.

ELIZABETH GRAY, 2005
Associate Professor of Emergency Management
B.A., Vanderbilt University, 1993;
M.B.A., Hendrix College, 1995;
M.B.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 1999;
J.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 1999.

CARL GRECO, 2001
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Head, Department of Electrical Engineering
B.S., Louisiana Tech University, 1967;
M.S., Rice University, 1974;
Ph.D., Rice University, 1976.

JASMINE GREER, 2013
Associate Professor of Art
B.F.A, University of Central Arkansas, 2006;
M.F.A., Columbia College Chicago, 2009.

LAURA GRIFFIN, 2008
University Instructor of Accounting
B.S.B.A., University of Arkansas, 1990;
M.S., University of Arizona, 1993;
C.P.A., C.F.E.

JACOB GROSSKOPF, 2016
Assistant Professor of Geology
B.S., Louisiana Tech University, 2007;
M.S., Louisiana Tech University, 2010;
Ph.D., Louisiana Tech University, 2015.

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PATRICK HAGGE, 2014
Associate Professor of Geography
B.S.B.A., University of Arkansas, 2004;
B.A., University of Arkansas, 2005;
M.S., Pennsylvania State University, 2009;
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2013.

REZA HAMIDI, 2017
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
B.Sc., Semnan University, 2007;
M.Sc., Amirkabir University of Technology, 2011;
Ph.D., University of Nevada-Reno, 2017.

CAROL HANAN, 2012
Assistant Librarian
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 1994;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 2001;
M.L.S., Texas Woman's University, 2005.

MATTHEW HANKINS, 2020
Assistant Professor of Physics
B.S., University of Central Arkansas, 2013
Ph.D., Cornell University, 2018.

SHELLIE HANNA, 2004
Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 1992;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 2002;
Ed.D., Oral Roberts University, 2009.

LISA HARLESS, 2005
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Arkansas Tech University, 2000;
M.S.N., University of Central Arkansas, 2004;
Ph.D., University of Texas at Tyler, 2016.

MARTHA N. HARRELL, 2016
Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science
B.S., Henderson State University, 1989;
M.S., University of Phoenix, 2005;
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2014.

AMBER HARRINGTON, 2014
Assistant Professor of Physics
B.S., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 1996;
M.S., Ohio State University, 2001;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2014.

NEAL HARRINGTON, 2005
Professor of Art
B.F.A., University of South Dakota, 1998;
M.F.A., Wichita State University, 2001.

CHRISTOPHER HARRIS, 2017 
Assistant Professor of Music
Choir Director
B.A. Texas Southern University, 2007;
M.M. Ithaca College, 2014;
Ph.D., Florida State University, 2018.

CHAD HARWOOD, 2020
Assistant Professor of Accounting
B.S.B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 2010;
M.Acc., University of Arkansas , 2015;
Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University, 2019.

GABRIELE HAULMARK, 2016
Instructor of German
Study Abroad Director
B.A., University of South Carolina, 1999;
M.A.T., University of South Carolina, 2001;
M.A., Arkansas Tech University, 2016.

WAYNE A. HELMER, 1998
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
B.S., University of Dayton, 1966;
M.S., University of Arizona, 1968;
Ph.D., Purdue University, 1974.

JENNIFER E. HELMS, 1993
Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Harding University, 1986;
M.S.N., University of Missouri at Kansas City, 1992;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2006.

KRISTIN HENDERSON, 2020
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Arkansas Tech University, 2004;
M.S.N., Arkansas Tech University, 2010;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 2019.

NEWTON P. HILLIARD, 2014
Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Wayland Baptist University, 1984;
Ph.D., Texas Tech University, 1995.

WILLIAM C. HOEFLER, 2004
Professor of Agriculture
B.S., New Mexico State University, 1979;
M.S., New Mexico State University, 1984;
Ph.D., New Mexico State University, 1987.

DAVID HOELZEMAN, 2000
Professor of Computer and Information Science
B.S., University of Central Arkansas, 1988;
Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1993.

EMILY HOFFMAN, 2010
Associate Professor of English
B.A., University of Kansas, 1999;
M.A., University of Kansas, 2002;
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, 2009.

BRENT HOGAN, 2014
Senior Instructor of English Language Institute
B.F.A., Arkansas Tech University, 1999;
M.A., Arkansas Tech University, 2002.

JESSICA L. HOGAN, 2006
University Instructor of Mathematics
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2004;
M.S., University of Arkansas, 2006.

NANCY D. HORTON, 1999
University Instructor of Mathematics
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1997;
M.S., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 1999.

SEYED EHSAN HOSSEINI, 2017
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
B.M.E., Semnan University, 2002;
M.M.E., Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2012;
Ph.D., Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2016.

CHRISTOPHER E. HOUSENICK, 2009
Assistant Professor of Political Science
B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1999;
M.A., Pennsylvania State University, 2001;
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2005.

CHIH-HSIN HSU, 2020
Assistant Professor of English and World Languages
B.A., Tunghai University, 2001;
M.A. Tunghai University, 2004;
M.A., Arkansas Tech University, 2008;
Ed.D., Texas A & M University - Kingston, 2103.

PENG HUANG, 2017
Associate Professor of Finance and Economics
B.B.A., Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 1999;
M.A., Western Michigan University, 2003;
Ph.D., Western Michigan University, 2006.

JAY M. HUDKINS, 2008
Associate Professor of Communication
B.S.E., Baylor University, 1992;
M.A., Baylor University, 1992;
Ph.D., Texas A & M, 2011.

DEBRA HUNTER, 2011
Associate Professor of Accounting
B.S., Louisiana College, 1984;
M.B.A., Baylor University, 1985;
D.B.A., Louisiana Tech University, 2004;
C.P.A.

SEAN T. HUSS, 2005
Professor of Sociology
B.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 1995;
M.A., University of Tennessee, 1998;
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 2006.

MOHAMED IBRAHIM, 2011
Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
B.A., Cairo University, 1984;
M.A., Oklahoma State University, 1997;
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, 2011.

EFOSA C. IDEMUDIA, 2012
Associate Professor of Business Data Analytics
B.S., University of Benin, 1996;
M.B.A., Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration, 1999;
M.B.A., University of Texas at El Paso, 2000;
Ph.D., Texas Tech University, 2009.

JOHN R. JACKSON, 2003
Professor of Fisheries Science
Head, Department of Biological Sciences
Director of Fisheries and Wildlife Science Program
B.S., Michigan State University, 1983;
M.S., Mississippi State University, 1987;
Ph.D., Mississippi State University, 1996.

CYNTHIA JACOBS, 2007
Professor of Biology
D.V.M., Louisiana State University, 1982.

ELLEN J. JENKINS, 1997
Professor of History
Director of Honors
B.A., University of Texas at Dallas, 1977;
M.A., University of North Texas, 1983;
Ph.D., University of North Texas, 1992.

WEIJIA JIA, 2018
Assistant Professor of Statistics
B.S., Hunan University of Science and Technology, 2006;
M.S., Nankai University, 2010;
Ph.D., Kansas State University, 2018.

LAURA J. JOBE, 2014
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Louisiana, 2001;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2013.

ALEXIS JOHNSON, 2015
Assistant Professor of Communication
B.A., University of Illinois at Chicago, 2009;
M.A., Northeastern Illinois University, 2011;
Ph.D, University of Nebraska, 2016.

BARBARA J. JOHNSON, 2019
Professor of Student Affairs Administration
Vice President for Academic Affairs

B.S., Winston-Salem State University, 1990;
M.B.A., The Ohio State University, 1992;
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 1999.

TRACY JOHNSTON, 2015
Instructor of Accounting
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2001;
M.Acc., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2013.

KELLY JONES, 2018
Assistant Professor of History
B.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2006;
M.A., University of North Texas, 2008;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 2014.

RUSS JONES, 2020
Professor of Accounting
Dean, College of Business
B.S., Arkansas State University, 1982;
M.S., Arkansas State University, 1984;
Ph.D., University of Texas-Arlington, 1992.

STEPHEN JONES, 2005
Professor of Management
B.S.E., Pittsburg State University, 1981;
M.A., University of Missouri, 1983;
M.B.A., Missouri State University, 1989;
Ph.D., University of North Texas, 1998.

VIRGINIA JONES, 2014
Associate Professor of Communication
B.A., University of New Mexico, 2002;
M.A., University of Wisconsin, 2004;
Ph.D., University of Kansas. 2012.

SCOTT JORDAN, 1994
Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Southern Arkansas University, 1985;
M.S., University of Arkansas, 1988;
Ph.D., University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1994.

SUSAN JORDAN, 1994
University Instructor of Mathematics
B.S., University of Arkansas, 1987;
M.A., University of Arkansas, 1990.

PATRICIA JOSELIN, 2010
Senior Instructor of Spanish
B.S., Universidad de Tarapaca, 1986;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 1998;
M.S.E., Arkansas Tech University, 2000;
M.A., Arkansas Tech University, 2012.

D. MICHAEL KEISLER, 1975
Professor of Mathematics
B.A., University of Texas, 1966;
Ph.D., North Texas State University, 1974.

MEHMET H. KELESTEMUR, 2019
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
B.S.,  Firat University, 1984;
M.S., Firat University, 1989;
Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1998. 

RANDY KELLEY, 2018
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
B.S., Texas A & M University, 1986;
M.S., Kansas State University, 1994;
M.B.A., West Texas A & M, 2002;
M.Engr., Texas A & M University, 2005;
Ph.D., Texas A & M University, 2010.

CHRISTOPHER J. KELLNER, 1991
Professor of Wildlife Science
B.S., University of California at Berkeley, 1978;
M.S., Eastern Kentucky University, 1985;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 1990.

PETE KELLY, 2011
Senior Instructor of Health and Physical Education
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1993;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 1996.

SAFFEER M. KHAN, 2016
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
B.E., NED University of Engineering & Technology, 1994;
M.S.E.E., National University of Sciences and Technology, 2006;
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2013.

JUSTIN L. KILLINGSWORTH, 2011
Associate Professor of Agricultural Education
Head, Department of Agriculture
B.S., Texas A & M University, 2002;
M.Ed., Texas A & M University, 2004;
Ph.D., University of Missouri, 2011.

JAMIE KING, 2011
Senior Instructor of Mathematics
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2008;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 2010.

TASHA KING, 2020
Assistant Professor of Agriculture
B.S., Northwest Missouri State University, 2013;
M.S., University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2017;
Ph.D., University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2020.

WILLIAM KIRKPATRICK, 1989
Assistant Professor of Physical Education
B.S., Fort Hays State University, 1983;
M.S., Fort Hays State University, 1985;
Ed.D., University of Arkansas, 1991.

CHAD J. KLINE, 2014
Instructor of Health and Physical Education
Head Coach of Men's Basketball
B.G.S., Fort Hays State University, 2003;
M.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2014.

GINA KRAFT, 2015
Associate Professor of Health and Physical Education
B.S., Oklahoma Baptist University, 1998;
M.S., University of Oklahoma, 2001;
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, 2009.

JOHN L. KROHN, 1991
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering
B.S.M.E., University of Arkansas, 1981;
M.S.M.E., University of Arkansas, 1983;
Ph.D., Texas A & M University, 1992.

MASANORI KUROKI, 2013
Associate Professor of Economics
B.S., California State University, 2002;
M.S., California State Polytechnic University, 2004;
Ph.D., University of California, 2011.

CAREY A. ELLIS LAFFOON, 2004
Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Arkansas Tech University, 1996;
M.S.N., University of Central Arkansas, 2002;
Ph.D., Union University, 2012.

ROBIN C. LASEY, 2004
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
B.S., University of Missouri-Rolla, 1994;
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 2002.

TENNILLE J. LASKER-SCOTT, 2015
Assistant Professor of Professional Studies
B.B.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2006;
M.Ed., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2009;
Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2015.

DONG-SOO LEE, 2012
Associate Professor of Hospitality Administration
B.S., University of Santo Tomas, 1997;
M.H.R.I.M., Pennsylvania State University, 2003;
M.B.A., Kyung Hee University, 2001;
Ph.D., Texas Tech University, 2011.

SANGKI LEE, 2008
Associate Professor of Journalism
B.A., Sogang University, 1997;
M.A., Sogang University, 1999;
M.A., Michigan State University, 2002;
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2007.

SEUNG SUK LEE, 2009
Associate Professor of Hospitality Administration
B.S., Oklahoma State University, 2000;
M.S., Oklahoma State University, 2004;
Ph.D., Iowa State University, 2008.

TIMOTHY W. LEGGETT, 2002
Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
B.S., William Carey College, 1975;
M.R.E., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1977;
M.Ed., William Carey College, 1980;
G.S.R.E., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1983;
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University, 1995.

JENNIFER LEWTER, 2012
Senior Instructor of Biology
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2002;
M.S., University of Arkansas, 2005;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 2020.

THOMAS G. LIMPERIS, 2003
Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., University of Arkansas, 1989;
M.S., University of Arkansas, 1990;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 1998.

JOSHUA LOCKYER, 2011
Associate Professor of Anthropology
B.A., University of Arizona, 1998;
Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2007.

STANLEY D. LOMBARDO, 1977
Professor of English
B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1970;
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1976.

ERIC C. LOVELY, 2002
Professor of Biology
B.A., Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, 1992;
M.S., University of New Hampshire, 1995;
Ph.D., University of New Hampshire, 1999.

LOWELL H. LYBARGER, 2007
Associate Librarian
B.A., Rutgers University, 1990;
M.A., University of Washington, 1997;
MLIS, Kent State University, 2006;
Ph.D., University of Toronto, 2003.

JOSHUA J. LYNCH, 2020
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
B.A., University of Mississippi, 2010;
Ph.D., Texas A & M University, 2020.

SHELLIE MAGGARD, 2015
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Simulation Laboratory Coordinator
B.S.N., Arkansas Tech University, 2000;
M.S.N., University of Central Arkansas, 2015.

REJINA MANANDHAR, 2015
Assistant Professor of Emergency Management
B.Arch., Tribhuvan University, 2006;
M.C.R.P., University of Texas at Arlington, 2010;
Ph.D., University of North Texas, 2015.

KEVIN H. MASON, 1986
Professor of Marketing
Head, Department of Management and Marketing
B. S., Arkansas Tech University 1982;
M.B.A., University of Arkansas, 1986;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 1995.

TONYA C. MAYS, 2012
Senior Instructor of Health Information Management
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1999;
M.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2016.

AARON J. MCARTHUR, 2012
Associate Professor of History
B.A., Idaho State University, 2003;
M.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2005;
Ph.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2012.

SIRIPORN MCDOWALL, 2015
Assistant Professor of Hospitality Administration
B.A., Thammasat University, Bangkok, 1980;
M.A., University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1984;
Ph.D., Kansas State University, 1999.

JOHN MCGREW, 2017
Assistant Professor of Art
B.A., Brigham Young University, 2008;
M.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design, 2015.

TERRI J. MCKOWN, 2004
Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Arkansas Tech University, 1991;
M.S.N., University of Central Arkansas, 2000;
D.N.P., University of Tennessee, 2009.

CATHI MCMAHAN, 2000
Professor of Recreation and Park Administration
Head, Department of Parks, Recreation, and Hospitality Administration
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1985;
M.S., Northwestern State University, 1986;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 2007.

JAMES R. MCSWEENEY, 2013
Instructor of Health and Physical Education
Head Athletic Trainer
B.S., Barry University, 2002;
M.S., Barry University, 2004.

CHARLES MEBI, 2009
Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.Sc., University of Buea, 1969;
M.Sc., University of Buea, 1998;
Ph.D., University of Nevada, 2007.

SYED IMRAN ALI MEERZA, 2019
Assistant Professor of Agriculture
B.S.S., Khulna University, 2007;
M.S., South Dakota State University, 2013;
Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2018.

GREGORY MICHNA, 2017
Assistant Professor of History
B.S., Texas Woman’s University, 2009;
M.A., Texas Woman’s University, 2010;
M.A., Texas Woman’s University, 2012;
Ph.D., West Virginia University, 2016.

JULIE MIKLES-SCHLUTERMAN, 2007
Professor of Sociology
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 1997;
M.A., University of Tennessee, 2002;
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 2007.

JEFFREY A. MITCHELL, 1994
Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Whitman College, 1986;
M.A., Vanderbilt University, 1990;
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 1993.

ROHOLLAH MOGHADAM, 2020
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
B.S., Azad University, 2001;
M.S., Shahrood University of Technology, 2007;
Ph.D., Missouri University of Science and Technology, 2020.

CHERYL S. MONFEE, 1992
Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Southern Alabama, 1983;
M.S., University of Southern Mississippi, 1990;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2006.

JESSICA MONGEON, 2016
Assistant Professor of Art
B.A., University of North Dakota, 2008;
B.F.A., University of North Dakota, 2008;
M.F.A., Montana State University, 2013.

LUCAS MOODY, 2018
Instructor of Cybersecurity
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 2001;
M.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2007.

WILLIAM MORELAN, 2019
Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership
B.S., Southwestern Adventist University, 1977;
M.A.T., Andrews University, 1979;
Ph.D., Andrews University, 2010.

JAMES L. MOSES, 1999
Professor of History
B.A., Louisiana State University, 1986;
M.A., University of New Hampshire, 1989;
Ph.D., Tulane University, 1997.

JUSTIN MOSS, 2016
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., University of Virginia, 2004;
M.A. University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2010;
Ph.D. Florida State University, 2015.

DAVID MUDRINICH, 1998
Professor of Art
B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1976;
M.F.A., University of Georgia, 1992.

TOMMY L. MUMERT, 1989
Assistant Professor of Journalism
B.S., Arkansas State University, 1978;
M.A., Arkansas State University, 1986.

DEBRA D. MURPHY, 2014
Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
B.S., Texas A & M University, 1992;
M.S., Texas A & M University, 2000;
Ph.D., Texas A & M University, 2012.

JEANINE L. MYERS, 2016
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Assistant Vice President for Student Success
Head, Department of Mathematics
B.S., Baylor University, 1992;
M.S., Clemson University, 1994;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 2013.

KATHLEEN MYERS, 2018
Instructor of Curriculum and Instruction
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2012;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 2015.

JOHN NARCUM, 2018
Assistant Professor of Marketing
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2010;
M.B.A., University of Central Arkansas, 2011;
Ph.D., University of Memphis, 2017.

HANNA E. NORTON, 2001
Professor of Journalism
Assistant Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
A.B.J., University of Georgia, 1994;
M.A., University of Georgia, 1998;
Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2001.

TROY NORTON, 2005
Senior Instructor of Health and Physical Education
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2002:
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 2005.

THOMAS E. NUPP, 1997
Professor of Wildlife Science
Director of Fisheries and Wildlife Science Program
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, 1987;
M.S., Auburn University, 1992;
Ph.D., Purdue University, 1997.

JOHN O'CONNOR, 2016
Associate Professor of Health and Physical Education
B.S., Louisiana State University, 1990;
M.S., Louisiana Tech University, 1995;
Ph.D., Texas Woman's University, 2000.

SCOTT M. O'NEIL, 2020
Assistant Professor of English and World Languages
B.S., Towson University, 2005;
M.A., St. Bonaventure University, 2022;
Ph.D., University of Rochester, 2019.

DAVID M. OSBURN, 2000
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., University of Arizona, 1979;
M.Ed., Wichita State University, 1987;
M.A., Wichita State University, 1999;
Ph.D., Wichita State University, 2000.

CHARITY C. PARK, 2018
Assistant Librarian
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 2003;
M.L.A., Arkansas Tech University, 2005;
M.L.I.S., University of Southern Mississippi, 2019.

PHILIP D. PARKER, 1977
Professor of Music
B.M., Wichita State University, 1975;
M.M., Indiana University, 1977.

JASON A. PATTON, 2008
Professor of Geology
Head, Department of Physical Sciences
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1996;
M.S. Murray State University, 1998;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 2008.

JACKIE L. PAXTON, 2005
Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
B.S.E., University of Central Arkansas, 1978;
M.S.E., University of Central Arkansas, 1979;
Ed.D., University of Arkansas, 1990.

JEFFREY V. PEARSON, 2011
Associate Professor of History
B.A., Indiana University, 1998;
M.A., University of New Mexico, 2001;
Ph.D., University of New Mexico, 2011.

JAMES PECK, 2017
Assistant Professor of Art History
Director of ATU Museum
B.A., Florida State University, 1997;
M.A., University of South Carolina, 2000;
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 2016.

ROCKIE D. PEDERSON, 2011
Professor of Health and Physical Education
Head, Department of Health and Physical Education
B.S.E., Henderson State University, 1979;
M.S.E., Henderson State University, 1980;
Ph.D., Texas Woman's University, 2000.

THOMAS W. PENNINGTON, 1995
Professor of Legal Studies
Associate Vice President and
Counsel to the President
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1990;
J.D., University of Arkansas, 1993.

THOMAS J. PERRY, 2016
Assistant Professor of Music
B.M., Eastern Michigan University, 2009;
M.M., University of Tennessee, 2011;
D.M.A., Michigan State University, 2016.

EKONG J. PETERS, 2016
Assistant Professor of Emergency Management
B.Arch., Prairie View A&M University, 1989;
M.U.P., Texas A&M University, 1994;
Ph.D., University of North Texas, 2014.

AZIN SANJARI PIRMAHALEH, 2019
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Guilan University, 2006;
M.S., Mazandaran University, 2009;
Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2019.

JAY POST, 2017
Assistant Professor of Recreation and Park Administration
B.S., Oklahoma State University, 2003;
M.Ed., Oklahoma City University, 2010;
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, 2016.

SUSAN POZNAR, 1993
Professor of English
B.A., Brandeis University, 1980;
M.A., Duke University, 1982;
Ph.D., Duke University, 1989.

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NELSON R. RAMÍREZ, 2006
Professor of Spanish
B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1997;
M.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1999;
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2005.

SHELLY RANDALL, 2014
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Arkansas Tech University, 2000;
M.S.N., West Texas A & M University, 2004;
PhD., Texas Woman's University, 2013.

BRYAN RANK, 2017
Assistant Professor of Agricultural Education
B.S., Oklahoma Panhandle State University, 1997;
M.S., Iowa State University, 2013;
Ph.D., Iowa State University, 2016.

SEAN S. REED, 2012
Associate Professor of Music
B.M., University of Texas at Austin, 1995;
M.M., Rice University, 1998;
D.M.A., University of Rochester, 2004.

WILLIAM REEDER, 2010
Assistant Professor of Journalism
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 1996;
M.A, Arkansas Tech University, 2002.

KIMBERLY DUVALL RENTERIA, 2018
Instructor of Criminal Justice
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1995;
J.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 1999.

CAROLYN RICONO, 2013
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N, Chamberlain College, 2009;
M.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2012.

JULIETTE RIVERO-CASTRO, 2017
Instructor of Chemistry
B.S., Universidad Industrial de Santander, 2000;
M.S., University of Arkansas, 2010;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 2013.

FRANCES ROBERSON, 2019
Assistant Professor of Theatre and Film
Technical Director of Theatre
B.A., Lyon College, 1998;
M.F.A., Chapman University, 2008;
M.A.T., Arkansas Tech University, 2016.

JEFF W. ROBERTSON, 1997
Professor of Astrophysics
Dean, College of Natural and Health Sciences
Director of Astronomical Observatory
B.S., University of Kansas, 1989;
M.S., San Diego State University, 1991;
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1995.

MICHAEL T. ROGERS, 2007
Professor of Political Science
B.A., Wabash College, 1995;
M.A., University at Albany-SUNY, 1999,
Ph.D., University at Albany-SUNY, 2005.

RODNEY ROOSEVELT,  2017
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S., Southern Illinois University, 1999;
M.A., Southern Illinois University, 2003;
Ph.D. Southern Illinois University, 2013.

REGINA ST. JOHN, 2006
Associate Professor of English
B.A., University of Arkansas at Monticello, 1993;
M.A., Arkansas State University, 1994;
Ph.D., Ball State University, 2004.

SELENA SASSER, 2018
Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
B.S., University of Memphis, 1997;
M.S., University of Memphis, 2005;
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 2014.

JENNIFER L. SAXTON, 2011
Senior Instructor of Professional Studies
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 1999;
M.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2009.

RICHARD SCHOEPHOERSTER, 2020
Professor of Engineering
Dean, Graduate College and Research
B.S., University of Iowa, 1985;
M.S., University of Iowa, 1986;
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1989.

JEREMY S. SCHWEHM, 2012
Associate Professor of Professional Studies
B.A., Louisiana State University, 2000;
M.A., Northwestern State University of Louisiana, 2007;
Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2011.

SUSAN SELF, 2012
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Arkansas Tech University, 1998;
M.S.N., Arkansas Tech University, 2011;
D.N.P., Graceland University, 2017.

MARY V. SHARPE, 2016
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Sewanee: The University of the South, 2007;
M.A., University of Texas at Austin, 2009;
Ph.D., University of North Texas, 2013.

DONNA S. SHERRILL, 1992
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1990;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 1992.

KRYSTAL SHIPP, 2019
Instructor of Curriculum and Instruction
B.S., University of Central Arkansas, 2007;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 2013.

HAMED SHOJAEI, 2009
Associate Professor of Physics
B.S.,Sharif University of Technology, 1995;
M.S.,Sharif University of Technology, 1997;
Ph.D., Indiana University, 2009.

ASIM SHRESTHA, 2017
Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science
B.S., Tribhuvan University, 2006;
M.S., Louisiana State University, 2010;
Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 2017.

JACOB SIEBACH, 2020
Assistant Professor of Geology
B.S., Utah Valley University, 2016;
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 2020.

DUSTIN SIMPSON, 2016
Assistant Professor of Art
B.S., Full Sail University, 2007;
M.S., University of Advancing Technology, 2013.

KULDEEP SINGH, 2018
Assistant Professor of Management
B.S., National Institute of Technology, 1999;
M.B.A., Cleveland State University, 2010;
Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington, 2018.

DAVID SMITH, 2018
Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
B.A., Colorado State University, 1996;
M.Ed., University of Virginia, 2002;
Ph.D., University of Nevada, 2015.

SANDRA SMITH, 2011
Professor of Emergency Management
Head, Department of Emergency Management
B.S.N., Duke University, 1981;
M.S.N., University of Central Arkansas, 1999;
Ph.D., Loyola University, 2005.

TIMOTHY E. SMITH, 1998
Professor of Music
B.M., St. Olaf College, 1989;
M.M., Indiana University, 1991;
D.M., Indiana University, 1998.

V. CAROLE SMITH, 2004
Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
B.M., University of Arizona, 1969;
M.M., University of Arizona, 1972;
M.Ed., University of Arizona, 1980;
Ph.D., University of Arizona, 1986.

JAMIE STACY, 2009
Associate Professor of Emergency Management
Assistant Director, University Honors
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2006;
M.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2008;
Ph.D., University of Central Arkansas, 2015.

HEATHER STEFANSKI, 2020
Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
B.S., Florida State University, 1999;
M.Ed., University of Florida, 2006;
Ed.D., University of Florida, 2019.

ROBERT STEVENS, 2017
Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Science
B.S., University of Central Arkansas, 2012;
M.S., University of Arkansas, 2013;
Ph.D., Ohio University, 2017.

JAMES E. STOBAUGH, 2013
Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A., University of Hawaii, 2002;
M.A., University of Memphis, 2004;
M.A., University of California at Irvine, 2007;
Ph.D., University of California at Irvine, 2012.

BRETT STONE, 2019
Associate Professor of Health and Physical Education
B.A., Lyon College, 1994;
M.S., University of Arkansas, 2001;
Ph.D., Walden University, 2013.

ANNETTE B. STUCKEY, 2006
Assistant Professor of Professional Studies
B.S., University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, 1993;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 2003.

SURESH SUBEDI, 2020
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.Sc., Tribhuvan University, 2006;
M.Sc., Florida International University, 2011;
Ph.D., Florida International University, 2017.

JOSEPH SWAIN, 2008
Associate Professor of Geography
B.S., Northwestern State University, 2000;
M.A., Western Illinois University, 2003;
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 2008.

H. MICHEAL TARVER, 2002
Professor of History
B.G.S., The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 1983;
M.A., The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 1990;
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 1995.

A. ARWEN TAYLOR, 2016
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Brigham Young University, 2005;
M.A., Indiana University Bloomington, 2009;
Ph.D., Indiana University Bloomington, 2015.

TERESA TAYLOR, 2004
University Instructor of Mathematics
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1990;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 1994;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 2005.

WILL TAYLOR, 2014
Instructor of English Language Institute
B.A., Welch College, 2005;
M.A, Columbia International University, 2006.

BRUCE L. TEDFORD, 2001
Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 1976;
M.A., University of California, 1980;
Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1995.

JORDAN THIBODEAUX, 2016
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S., University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2007;
M.S., University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2011;
Ph.D., George Mason University, 2016.

SHERYLE TINERELLA, 2011
Associate Librarian
B.A., Northeastern Illinois University, 2001;
M.L.I.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2008.

ELAINE TISE, 2014
Instructor of English
B.F.A., Arkansas Tech University, 2002;
M.A., Arkansas Tech University, 2004.

MEGAN TOLAND, 2014
Assistant Professor of Journalism
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 2006;
M.A., Arkansas Tech University, 2008.

TERESA TOLAND, 2014
Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
B.S.E., Southern Arkansas University, 1985;
M.S.E., Henderson University, 1997;
M.L.I.S., University of Oklahoma, 2005.

BRENDAN TONER, 2014
Associate Professor of Political Science
B.A., West Chester University of Pennsylvania, 2001;
M.A., Virginia Tech University, 2004;
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, 2013.

ELLEN E. TREADWAY, 2013
Associate Professor of Teaching, Learning and Leadership
B.A., Rhodes College, 1986;
M.A.T., University of Memphis, 1987;
M.A., Indiana University, 1990;
Ph.D., Indiana University, 2000.

DANA TRIBBLE, 2020
Assistant Professor of Student Affairs Administration
B.S.B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 2009;
M.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2013;
Ph.D., University of Central Arkansas, 2020.

JACK E. TUCCI, 2013
Professor of Management
William M. Lemley Endowed Chair
B.B.A., University of Texas of the Permian Basin, 1989;
M.B.A., University of Texas of the Permian Basin, 1990;
Ph.D., University of North Texas, 1996.

JASON S. ULSPERGER, 2006
Professor of Sociology
B.S., University of Central Arkansas, 1997;
M.A., Arkansas State University, 1999;
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, 2003.

SUSAN J. UNDERWOOD, 2003
Professor of Student Affairs Administration
B.S., Western Kentucky University, 1980;
M.A.Ed., Western Kentucky University, 1982;
Ph.D., New Mexico State University, 1990.

PHILIPPE VAN HOUTTE, 2007
Associate Librarian
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 2007;
M.L.S., Texas Woman's University, 2011.

THOMAS A. VAUGHN, 2003
Professor of Communication
B.A., University of Arkansas, 1990;
M.A., University of Arkansas, 1992;
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1998.

ROBERT VORK, 2015
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., University of Minnesota, 2001;
M.A., University of Chicago, 2004;
Ph.D., Emory University, 2013.

MICHAEL WALLER, 2017
Associate Professor of Physical Education
B.S., Western Illinois University, 1994;
M.A., Concordia University, 2003;
Ph.D., University of Utah, 2011.

LYNN WALSH, 2010
Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
B.S.E., Indiana University, 1974;
M.A., University of Houston, 1980;
Ed.D., Baylor University, 2001.

JAMES R. WALTON, 2006
Professor of Marketing
B.S.B.A., Missouri Southern State College, 1979;
M.B.A., University of Central Arkansas, 1993;
Ph.D., Texas Tech University, 2001.

MICHAEL WANG, 2018
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Northwestern University, 2006;
M.F.A., Purdue University, 2010;
Ph.D., Florida State University, 2015.

DANA D. WARD, 1988
Professor of Spanish
B.A., Hendrix College, 1974;
M.A., University of Arkansas, 1977;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 1987.

DAVID W. WARD, 1999
Professor of Psychology
Head, Department of Behavioral Science
B.S., University of Texas, 1986;
M.S., University of Georgia, 1990;
Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1998.

JASON E. WARNICK, 2006
Professor of Psychology
Director, Office of Distinguished Scholarships
B.A./B.S., Arkansas State University, 2002;
M.A., University of Mississippi, 2004;
Ph.D., University of Mississippi, 2006.

DANIEL WARWICK, 2017
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S.E.E., University of Arkansas, 1991;
M.S.E.E., University of Arkansas, 1993;
M.S., University of Central Arkansas, 2008;
Ph.D., University of Central Arkansas, 2018.

WAN WEI, 2017
Assistant Professor of Economics
B.A., Wuhan University, 2009;
M.A., University of Michigan, 2011;
Ph.D.,Western Michigan University, 2017.

JACOB WEIDENFELLER, 2018
Instructor of Electrical Engineering and Lab Director
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2015;
M.Engr., Arkansas Tech University, 2017.

SUSAN WEST, 2008
Assistant Professor of Hospitality Administration
B.A.A.S., Stephen F. Austin State University, 2000;
M.A., University of Arkansas, 2003.

DONNA R. WHITE, 2001
Professor of English
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 1976;
M.A., University of Texas, 1983;
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1991.

DAVE WILBERS, 2007
Instructor of Health and Physical Education
Head Coach of Women's Basketball
B.S., Oklahoma Christian University, 1991;
M.S., Fort Hays State University, 1997.

MELINDA WILKINS, 2016
Professor of Health Informatics
Director of  Health Information Management
B.S., Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 1983;
M.Ed., Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 1988;
Ph.D., Capella University, 2008.

JENNIFER WILLBANKS, 2014
Senior Instructor of Psychology
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 2010;
M.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2012.

PENNY P. WILLMERING, 1999
Professor of Rehabilitation Science
Director of Rehabilitation Science
B.S.Ed., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1979;
M.A., Southern Illinois University, 1986;
Ph.D., University of Madison-Wisconsin, 1999.

DEBORAH WILSON, 1992
Professor of English
B.A., Louisiana Tech University, 1974;
M.Ed., Mississippi College, 1982;
Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1991.

MATTHEW WILSON, 2017
Assistant Professor of Agriculture
B.S., Auburn University, 2006;
M.S., Auburn University, 2010;
Ph.D., Kansas State University, 2016.

ERICA L. WONDOLOWSKI, 2015
Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Sciences
B.A., Eastern Connecticut State University, 2007
M.S., Springfield College, 2011
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2015.

JERRY D. WOOD, 2010
Associate Professor of Computer and Information Sciences
Head, Department of Computer and Information Science
B.S., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2003;
M.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2008;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2015.

JEFFREY R. WOODS, 2000
Professor of History
B.A., University of Kansas, 1992;
M.A., University of Arkansas, 1994;
Ph.D., Ohio University, 2000.

SAM M. WORLEY, 1997
Professor of English
B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 1981;
M.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1986;
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1991.

GEORGEANNA N. WRIGHT, 2020
Assistant Professor of Health Information Management and Informatics
B.A., George Washington University, 1984;
M.S.S., University of Mississippi, 1993;
D.H.A., University of Phoenix, 2010.

ALLIE WYNN, 2020
Instructor of Mathematics
B.S., University of Arkansas at Monticello, 2018;
M.S., University of Arkansas, 2020.

XINLI XIAO, 2019
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Wuhan University, 2007;
M.S., Nankai University, 2010;
Ph.D., Kansas State University, 2016.

TSUNEMI YAMASHITA, 1998
Professor of Biology
B.A., Hendrix College, 1985;
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 1993.

GOULIN YI, 2017
Assistant Professor of History
M.A., Sichuan International Studies University, 2003;
M.A., Wayne State University, 2009;
Ph.D., Wayne State University, 2013.

HYE SUN YOU, 2019
Assistant Professor of Physical Science
B.S., Yonsei University, 2005;
M.S., Yonsei University, 2008;
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2016.

JESSICA YOUNG, 2013
Associate Professor of Physics
B.S., Henderson State University, 2006;
M.S., University of Arkansas, 2011;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 2012.

MATTHEW YOUNG, 2016
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2009;
M.S., University of Arkansas, 2012;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 2017.

KAIMAN ZENG, 2017
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
B.Sc., China University of Petroleum, 2005;
M.E., Beihang University, 2009;
Ph.D., Florida International University, 2015.

Distinguished Professor

ROBERT CHARLES BROWN, 1993
President Emeritus and Distinguished Professor of Economics
B.A., Northwestern State University, 1967
M.A., Louisiana State University, 1969
Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1976

RICHARD R. COHOON, 1960
Distinguished Professor and Professor Emeritus of Geology
B.A., Oklahoma City University, 1954;
M.S., University of Oklahoma, 1959;
Ed.D., Oklahoma State University, 1974.

MARY B. GUNTER, 1998
Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership
B.S.E., University of Arkansas, 1972;
M.Ed., University of Arkansas, 1976;
Ed.S., University of Arkansas, 1986;
Ed.D., University of Arkansas, 1991.

JACK R. HAMM, 1972
Distinguished Professor and Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1964;
M.S., University of Missouri at Rolla, 1968;
Ph.D., University of Missouri at Rolla, 1972.

JOHN W. WATSON, 1978
Distinguished Professor of Mathematics
B.A., University of Arkansas, 1971;
M.S., University of Arkansas, 1973;
Ed.D., Oklahoma State University, 1978.

Faculty Emeriti

ROBERT W. ALLEN, 1981
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
B.S., University of Oklahoma, 1969;
M.S., University of Oklahoma, 1973;
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 1975.

VREGE AMIRKHANIAN, 1989
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
B.S., Tehran University, 1969;
M.S., Oklahoma State University, 1973;
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, 1978.

VOLTA O. ANDERS, JR., 1968
Professor Emeritus of Music  
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 1967;
M.M., Northwestern University, 1968.

CATHY BAKER, 1998
Professor Emeritus of Geology
B.S., Arkansas Tech U niversity, 1976;
M.S. , University of Arkansas, 1978;
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1986.

MICHAEL E. BENEFIELD, 1995
Professor Emeritus of Finance
B.S., United States Military Academy, 1968;
M.Ed., University of North Carolina, 1976;
M.B.A., Arkansas State University, 1980;
M.S.I.S., Arkansas State University, 1984;
Ph.D., Purdue University, 1989.

JOHN J. CADLE, 1977
Professor Emeritus of Physical Education
B.S.E., Central Missouri State University, 1965;
M.S., Central Missouri State University, 1967;
Ed.D., University of Southern Mississippi, 1970.

ROBERT L. CASEY, 1971
Professor Emeritus of Music
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 1954;
M.M.E., University of North Texas, 1959;
Ed.D., Washington University, 1971.

ELDON G. CLARY, JR., 1967
Professor Emeritus of Secondary Education
B.S.E., North Texas State University, 1962;
M.Ed., North Texas State University, 1964;
Ed.D., North Texas State University, 1968.

EDWARD J. CONNELLY, 1960
Professor Emeritus of Music
B.M., De Paul University, 1955;
M.M., University of Illinois, 1960;
D.M.A., University of Colorado, 1979.

HAL D. COOPER, 1979
Professor Emeritus of Music
B.M.E., Henderson State University, 1966;
M.M.E., Henderson State University, 1974.

THOMAS A. DEBLACK, 1995
Professor Emeritus of History
B.A., Southern Methodist University, 1973;
M.S.E., Ouachita Baptist University, 1979;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 1995.

ROBERT R. EDWARDS, 1989
Professor Emeritus of Management
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 1960;
M.S., American Technological University, 1981;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 1988.

DENNIS W. FLENIKEN, 1975
Professor Emeritus of Education
B.S., Louisiana Tech University, 1963;
M.S., Louisiana Tech University, 1966;
Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1974.

PATRICIA A. GORDON, 1965
Professor Emeritus of Health and Physical Education
B.S.E., University of Central Arkansas, 1957;
M.Ed., University of Oklahoma, 1960;
Ed.D., University of Arkansas, 1977.

THERESA A. HERRICK, 1985
Professor Emeritus of Recreation and Park Administration
B.S., Missouri State University, 1976;
M.S., University of Missouri at Columbia, 1981;
Ph.D., Clemson University, 1993.

M. ANNETTE HOLEYFIELD, 1985
Professor Emeritus of Health and Physical Education
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1976;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 1977;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 1997.

ROYCE D. JONES, 1973
Professor Emeritus of Accounting
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1965;
M.B.A., East Texas State University, 1971.

JOSEPH L. MOORE, 1988
Professor Emeritus of Economics
B.S.B.A., University of Arkansas, 1965;
M.B.A., University of Arkansas, 1966;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 1975.

ARDITH A. MORRIS, 1982
Professor Emeritus of Communication/Theatre
B.A., University of the Ozarks, 1973;
M.A., University of Arkansas, 1975;
Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1989.

BOBBY MULLEN, 1956
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1952;
M.A., University of Arkansas, 1955.

AUDREY R. OWENS, 1984
Professor Emeritus of Nursing
B.S., Youngstown State University, 1971;
M.S., Youngstown State University, 1978;
M.S., Texas Woman’s University, 1979;
Ed.D., The University of Akron, 1983.

PAULA B. PENDERGRASS, 1992
Professor Emeritus of Biology
B.S.E., Southwest Missouri State University, 1968;
M.A., Southwest Missouri State University, 1970;
Ph.D., Washington State University, 1974.

DAVID W. ROACH, 1983
Professor Emeritus of Management
B.A., University of Arkansas, 1982;
M.B.A., University of Arkansas, 1983;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 1991.

PATRICIA B. ROACH, 1988
Professor Emeritus of Education 
B.S., Middle Tennessee State College, 1963;
M.A.T., Middle Tennessee State College, 1967;
Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1981.

ELIZABETH SALMERI, 1985
Professor Emeritus of Education
B.A., College Misericordia, 1955;
M.Ed., University of Wyoming, 1981;
Ph.D., University of Wyoming, 1985.

EARL F. SCHROCK, Jr., 1971
Professor Emeritus of English
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 1966;
M.A., University of Arkansas, 1968;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 1980.

REBECCA A. SHOPFNER, 2000
Professor Emeritus of Teaching, Learning and Leadership
B.S.E., University of Central Arkansas, 1973; 
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 1984; 
Ed.D., University of Arkansas, 1999.

WILLIAM W. TRIGG, 1959
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
B.S., University of Arkansas, 1956;
M.S., University of Arkansas, 1960;
Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1967.

L. KIM TROBOY, 2002
Professor Emeritus of Management Information Systems
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1980;
M.B.A., University of Arkansas, 1987;
Ph.D., University of North Texas, 1997.

HILDA J. TURNER, 1979
Professor Emeritus of Business
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1960;
M.Ed., University of Arkansas, 1968;
Ed.D, University of Arkansas, 1976.

THOMAS P. TYLER, 1967
Professor Emeritus of Economics
B.A., Hendrix College, 1965;
M.B.A., University of Arkansas, 1967;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 1980.

DAVID G. UNDERWOOD, 2001
Professor Emeritus of Education
B.A., Western Kentucky University, 1972;
M.P.S., Western Kentucky University, 1978;
M.A.Ed., Western Kentucky University, 1979;
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1985

VICTOR K. VERE, 1976
Professor Emeritus of Geology
B.S.E., State University of New York (Cortland), 1961;
M.S., Syracuse University, 1968;
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1972.

JAMES T. WILLCUTT, 1967
Professor Emeritus of Physics
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1965;
M.S., University of Missouri at Rolla, 1967.

KEITH C. WILLS, 1968
Professor Emeritus of Health and Physical Education
B.A., Hendrix College, 1958;
M.S.E., Arkansas State University, 1965;
Ph.D., Texas A & M University, 1970.

GENE WITHERSPOON, 1950
Professor Emeritus of Music
B.S.E., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1943;
M.S., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1952.

CHIA CHI YANG, 1980
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
B.S., National Chen Kung University, Taiwan, 1949;
M.S., Georgia Tech, 1968;
Ph.D., Georgia Tech, 1979.