(verified at press time, May 2022)

The first date in the entry indicates the year of initial employment as a regular, full-time faculty member; the second date is the year of promotion to present rank at Valdosta State University. Faculty members with temporary or part-time appointments are not listed. An asterisk * indicates membership on the Graduate Faculty.

ACOSTA, Karen
Associate Professor of Modern and Classical Languages
B.A., Universidad Catolica “Nuestra Senora de las Asuncion”; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas; 2013; 2018.

*ADAMS, Katharine S.
Professor of Human Services
B.S., University of Florida; M.S., Valdosta State University; Ph.D., Florida State University; 2007; 2021.

AGUIRRE SALAZAR, Lorena
Assistant Professor of Mathematics

B.Sc., Universidad Nacional de Colombia; M.Sc., Israel Institute of Technology; Ph.D., McMaster University; 2022.

*AIELLO, Thomas
Professor of History

B.A., Henderson State University; M.A., University of Louisiana at Lafayette; Ph.D., University of Arkansas; 2010; 2021.

AKTAS, Elvan
Professor of Economics, Finance, and Healthcare Administration and Interim Head of Department

B.S., Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey; Ph.D., University of Florida; 2007; 2016.

*ALEMANNE, Nicole D.
Associate Professor of Library and Information Studies
B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University; 2017; 2022.

ALLARD, Jason M.
Professor of Physics, Astronomy, Geosciences, and Engineering Technology

B. A., University of New Hampshire; M. S., Ph. D., Pennsylvania State University; 2008; 2017.

*ALVAREZ-RIVERA, Lorna L.
Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice

B.A., University of Florida; M.A., University of Florida; Ph.D., University of Florida; 2012; 2021.

AMIN, Md Ruhul
Assistant Professor of Economics, Finance, and Healthcare Administration

B.B.A., M.B.A., University of Dhaka; M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Texas Rio Grande Valley; 2021.

ANDERSEN, Ian G. 
Assistant Professor of Communication Arts 
B.F.A., University of Colorado; M.F.A., University of Alabama; 2018.

ANDREW, Diane L.
Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

B.S.Ed., University of Wisconsin; M.S.T., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; 2010.

*ARONSON, Amy
Professor of Modern and Classical Languages

B.A., George Washington University; M.A., Middlebury College; M.A., Georgia Southern University; Ph.D., Temple University; 2002; 2015.

ARNETT, Sarah W.
Associate Professor of Communication Arts

B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.F.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; 2012; 2017.

ARRASTIA-CHISHOLM, Meagan C.
Associate Professor of Human Services

B.A., M.A., University of Central Florida; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University; 2015; 2020.

ASOLA, Eugene F.
Professor of Teacher Education and Assistant Department Head

B.Ed., University of Education (Ghana); M.P.A., Suffolk University; Ph.D., University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa; 2013; 2022.

*AULT, Shaun V.
Professor of Mathematics and Head of Department

B.A., Oberlin College; B.Mus., Oberlin Conservatory; Ph.D., The Ohio State University; 2012; 2021.

BAILEY, Mandi B.
Professor of Political Science

B.A., Morehead State University; M.A., University of Tennessee; Ph.D., University of Kentucky; 2007; 2019.

*BANERJEE, Neena
Associate Professor of Political Science

B.Sc., University of Calcutta; M.A., Jawaharlal Nehru University; M.Phil., Indian Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Charlotte; 2013; 2018.

*BARACSKAY, Daniel
Professor of Political Science

B.A., M.A, University of Akron; M.B.A., Cleveland State University; M.A., Ph.D. University of Cincinnati; 2005; 2014.

*BARTOS, Sebastian
Associate Professor of History

B.A., Manhattanville College; M.A., Catholic University of America; Ph.D., City University of New York; 2011; 2016.

BAUER, Jeremy A.
Associate Professor of Human Services

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of South Florida; 2013; 2019.

BAUN, Michael J.
Professor of Political Science

B.A., M.A., University of Georgia; Ph.D., University of Virginia; 1996; 2001.

*BEAL, Jennifer S.
Professor of Teacher Education

B.S., M.Ed., Ed.S., Valdosta State University; Ph.D., Georgia State University; 2013; 2022.

*BEJARANO, Luis G.
Professor of Modern and Classical Languages
B.A., Universidad del Valle, Colombia; M.A., University of Georgia; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma; 1999; 2010.

BELL, Fleming L.
Assistant Professor of Modern and Classical Languages

B.A., Lipscomb University; M.A., Ph.D., Florida State University; 2011.

BELLFLOWERS, Lois A.
Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S.N., Franciscan University of Steubenville; M.S.N, South University; Ed.D., University of West Georgia; 2013; 2019.

BENNETT,  Lynn
Lecturer in Accounting

B.B.A., Valdosta State University; M.S., Liberty University; 2018.

BERGSTROM, Bradley J.
Professor of Biology

B.S., M.S., University of Illinois; Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1986; 1997.

*BERNSTEIN, Alan M.
Dean of University Libraries

B.A., Valdosta State College; M.Ed, M.A., M.L.I.S., Ed. D., Valdosta State University; 2004; 2009.

BETTS BARFIELD, Jennifer D.
Lecturer in English

B. A., M. A., Valdosta State University; 2008.

BEVERLY, H. Michael
Lecturer in Management and Marketing and Director of the Center for Business and Economic Research

B.B.A., M.B.A., Valdosta State University; 2015.

*BLACKMORE, Mark S.
Professor of Biology

B.S., Michigan State University; M.S., Auburn University; Ph.D., University of Utah; 1996; 2006.

BLIX, Eric
Assistant Professor of English

B.A., University of Minnesota; M.F.A., Minnesota State University Mankato; Ph.D., University of Utah; 2022.

*BLOCK, Mary R.
Professor of History

B.A., Murray State University; M.A., University of Louisville; Ph.D., University of Kentucky; 2005, 2015.

BODDIE, Susan A.
Assistant Professor of Music

B.M., New England Conservatory; M.M., Manhattan School of Music; Ed.D., University of Calgary; 2022.

BOND, Danielle R.
Lecturer in English
B.A., Kennesaw State University; M.A., Valdosta State University; 2021. 

BORZI, Mark G.
Professor of Communication Arts

B.A., the Ohio State University; M.A., Ph.D., Bowling Green State University; 2014.

BRANDVIK, Ruth A.
Associate Professor of Communication Arts

B.F.A., Eastern New Mexico University; M.F.A., Florida State University; 2013; 2018.

BRANNEN, Edris
Senior Lecturer in Modern and Classical Languages

B.A., Excelsior College; M.Ed., Valdosta State University; 2013; 2020.

*BRIIHL, Deborah S.
Professor of Psychological Science

B.A., Juniata College; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York; 1994; 2005.

*BROCKMEIER, Lantry L.
Professor of Leadership, Technology, and Workforce Development

B.S., Appalachian State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of South Florida; 2007; 2012.

BROWN, Jason E.
Associate Professor of Communication Arts

B.A., Concord University; M.A., Hollins University; M.F.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; 2012; 2018.

*BROWNE, Blaine L.
Associate Professor of Psychological Science

B.A., Florida State University; M.S., University of Central Oklahoma; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University; 2002; 2006.

BRUNSTON, Stacey D.
Instructor in Health Sciences

B.S., Valdosta State University; M.A.T., University of West Alabama; Ed.D., Valdosta State University; 2004.

BURNS HODGES, Lauren
Lecturer in Music

B. M., University of South Carolina Honors College; M. M., Peabody Conservatory; 2010.

BUTLER, Isrea L.
Professor of Music and Head of Department

B.M.Ed., M.M., Eastman School of Music; D.M.A., Rutgers University; 2021.

*BYRD, Melanie Sue
Professor of History 
B.A., M.A., University of Akron; M.L.S., Kent State University, Ph.D., Florida State University, 1993; 2002.

*CALESTANI, Cristina
Professor of Biology

B.S., M.S., Università degli Studi di Parma; Ph.D. Università degli Studi della Tuscia; 2011; 2022.

*CAMPBELL, Patti C.
Professor of Teacher Education

B.S., Oklahoma State University; M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Southern Mississippi; 1994; 1999.

*CANTONWINE, Emily G.
Professor of Biology

B.S., Miami University; M.S., Florida International University; Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2007; 2016.

CARRUTH, Debra
Lecturer in Library and Information Science
A.A., Valencia Community College; B.S., University of Central Florida; Ph.D., Florida State University; 2022.

CARSON, Lila J.
Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

B.S., M.S., Eastern New Mexico University; 1995; 2001.

*CARTER, B. LaGary
Professor of Health Sciences

B.S., David Lipscomb University; B.S.N., M.S.N., Valdosta State University; M.S., University of Southern Mississippi; D.A., Middle Tennessee State University; 1997; 2001; 2019.

*CARTER, J. Richard
Professor of Biology and Curator of the Herbarium

B.S., M.S., Mississippi State University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University; 1986; 1996.

*CARTER, Matthew D.
Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

B.A., University of North Carolina-Wilmington; M.S., Ph.D., East Carolina University; 2012; 2018.

CHAKIR, Mariya
Senior Lecturer in Modern and Classical Languages

B.A., Chouaib Doukkali University; M.A., Ohio University; 2013; 2020.

CHAKRABORTY, Shantanu
Instructor in Physics, Astronomy, Geosciences, and Engineering Technology

B.S., University of Dhaka; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University; 2015; 2019.

CHAKRABORTY, Sudip
Professor of Computer Science 

B. S., M. S., University of Calcutta; M. Tech., Indian Statistical Institute; Ph.D., Colorado State University; 2008; 2013.

*CHAMBERS, Eric W.
Associate Professor of Biology

B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.S., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., University of Notre Dame; 2011; 2017.

CHEN, Han
Associate Professor of Teacher Education

B.Ed., M.Ed., Shanghai University of Sport; Ph.D., West Virginia University; 2013; 2018.

*CHEN, Li-Mei D.
Professor of English

B.A., Tunghai University (Taiwan); M.Ed., Utah State University; Ph.D., Ohio State University; 2005; 2015. 

CHOI, Yunseon 
Associate Professor of Library and Information Studies
B.A., Chung-Ang University; M.A., Yonsei University; Ph.D., University of Illinois; 2018; 2021.

*CHOUDHURY, Ahana Roy
Assistant Professor of Computer Science

B. Tech., West Bengal University of Technology; M. S., Ph. D., Florida State University; 2021.

COLE, Lorena M.
Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

B.Ed., M.Ed., Valdosta State University; 2005; 2008.

COLEMAN, Kendric L.
Professor of English

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Louisiana State University; 2011; 2017.

COLSON, Casey J.
Instructor in Accounting

B.B.A., M.Acc., Valdosta State University; 2015.

COLSON, Lenese M.
Assistant Professor of Library and Information Studies

B.S., Norfolk State University; M.A.Ed., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University; 2019.

CONNER, Charles L.
Assistant Professor of Health Sciences
B.S., Valdosta State University; M.A., Furman University; 2000; 2004.

*CONWAY, Dennis P.
Professor of Communication Arts

B.A., Cornell University; M.F.A., New York University; 2009; 2020.

COONS-YATES, Christina B.
Associate Professor of Communication Arts

B.S., James Madison University; M.A., Ohio University; 1998; 2003.

*COPELAND, Roy W.
Professor of Accounting

A.B., University of Southern California; J.D., University of Georgia; LL.M., Temple University; 2012; 2022.

CORNELY, Pierre-Richard
Professor of Physics, Astronomy, Geosciences, and Engineering Technology and Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics

D.Eng., Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chausses; B.Sc., Northeastern University; M.Sc., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Lowell; 2021.

*COX, J.T. 
Associate Professor of Teacher Education 
B.A., M.A., Northern Arizona University; Ph.D., Florida State University; 2012; 2018.

*COX, Nicole B.
Associate Professor of Communication Arts and Interim Head of Department

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University; 2013; 2018.

CRANE, Tommy J.
Professor of Art and Design

B.S., University of Southern Mississippi; M.F.A, Florida State University; 2012; 2022.

CREWS, Cori Oliver
Associate Professor of Accounting
A.A., Waycross College; B.B.A., Valdosta State University; M.Acc., University of Georgia; D.B.A., Kennesaw State University; 2016; 2022.

*CSEH, Attila
Professor of Economics, Finance, and Healthcare Administration 

B.A., Budapest University; M.A., Central Missouri State University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky; 2006; 2015.

CUI, Qingsong
Assistant Professor of Physics, Astronomy, Geosciences, and Engineering Technology

B.S., M.S., North University of China; Ph.D., Beihang University; 2022.

*CUNNINGHAM, Teddi J.
Professor of Human Services

B.S., Ball State University; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University; 1999; 2016.

DA CRUZ, Becky Kohler
Professor of Criminal Justice and Associate Provost for Graduate Studies

B.A., Wright State University; J.D., University of Dayton; Ph.D., Capella University; 2018.

DASGUPTA, Anurag
Associate Professor of Computer Science

B.Sc., B. Tech., Calcutta University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Iowa; 2015; 2019.

DAVIDSON DEVALL, Kelly F.
Associate Professor of Modern and Classical Languages

B.A., Furman University; M.A., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., Emory University; 2013; 2017.

DAVIS, Anita P.
Assistant Professor of Music

B.M.E., M.M., Ph.D.,Florida State University; 2018.

DAVIS, Deborah S.
Professor of Library Science and University Archivist

B. A., M.A.T., University of Georgia; M.L.S., University of Maryland at College Park; 1994; 2002.

DAVIS-WALKER, Evelyn
Associate Professor of Art and Design

B.A., Otterbein University; M.F.A., Marywood University; 2016; 2020.

DE LA GARZA, Linda
Associate Professor of Chemistry

B.S. Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey; Ph.D., Arizona State University; 2005; 2009.

DEL VECCHIO, Francine
Lecturer in Teacher Education

B.A., Rutgers University; M.A., Montclair State University; Ed.D., Columbia University; 2022.

DELK, Sandra J.
Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S.N., M.S.N., Valdosta State University; 2000.

*DENAUX, Zulal Sogutlu
Professor of Economics, Finance, and Healthcare Administration

B.A., University of Ankara, Turkey; M.B.A., New Hampshire College, M.E., Ph.D., North Carolina State University; 2002; 2011.

DENIZMAN, Can
Professor of Physics, Astronomy, Geosciences, and Engineering Technology

B.S., M.S., Hacettepe University; Ph.D., University of Florida; 2001; 2019.

DESMET, Ophélie A.
Assistant Professor of Human Services

B.S., M.S., Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; Ph.D., Purdue University; 2021.

DORMINEY, Carrie
Instructor in Human Services and Director of Field Instruction for Social Work

B.S., Nebraska Wesleyan University; M.S.W., Valdosta State University; 2014.

DOSCHER, Michael W.
Instructor in Teacher Education

B.S., Springfield College; M.S., Mississippi State University; 1997.

DOSCHER, Teresa H.
Instructor in Biology

B.S., Mississippi University for Women; D.V.M., Mississippi State University; 2001.

*DOWNEY, Steven E.
Professor of Leadership, Technology, and Workforce Development and Department Head; Interim Department Head of MLIS

B.S.B.A., University of Missouri; M.Ed., University of Missouri; Ph.D., University of Illinois; 2012; 2017.

DOWNING, Christopher O.
Assistant Professor of Human Services

B.A., Delaware State University; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Tech University; 2018.

DRAKE, Dereth J.
Professor of Physics, Astronomy, Geosciences, and Engineering Technology

B.S., Longwood University; M.S., Old Dominion University; Ph.D., Old Dominion University; 2012; 2021.

*DROUILLARD, Colette L.
Associate Professor of Library and Information Science

B.S., Oakland University; M.Ed., Idaho State University; M.S.L.I.S., Ph.D., Florida State University; 2010; 2015.

DUNN, John P.
Professor of History 

B.A., M.A., Florida Atlantic University; Ph.D., Florida State University; 2003; 2012.

*EAVES, Michael H.
Professor of Communication Arts

B.A., University of Alabama; M.A., University of Georgia; Ph.D., Florida State University; 1993; 2004.

EDMONDS, Julianna
Assistant Professor of English

B.A., M.A., University of Tennessee-Chattanooga; Ph.D., Florida State University; 2019.

EDWARDS, Clyde L.
Associate Professor of Art and Design

B.F.A, Georgia Southwestern College; M.F.A., University of Cincinnati; 1994; 1999.

*EISCHEID, Susan
Professor of Music

B.M., Pennsylvania State University; M.M., Philadelphia University School of the Arts; D.M.A., University of Cincinnati; 1994; 2004.

*ELSON, Raymond J.
Professor of Accounting and Interim Associate Dean of the Langdale College of Business Administration

B.B.A., Pace University; M.B.A., Long Island University; D.B.A., University of Sarasota; 2003; 2012.

ERROL, Mark T.
Lecturer in Art and Design
B.F.A., SUNY-New Paltz; M.F.A., Georgia State University; 2015.

EVANS, Jenny
Assistant Professor of Art and Design

B.A., M.A., Arizona State University; M.S., Exeter University; Ed.D., Argosy University; 2021.

EVERDEEN MOORE, Kytt
Assistant Professor of Library Science

B.A., Clemson University; M.L.I.S., University of South Carolina; 2022.

FARWELL, Douglas G.
Professor of Music

B.M., North Carolina School of the Arts; M.M., New York University; D.M.A., University of Illinois; 1995; 2006.

*FAUX, William V., II
Professor of Communication Arts

B.A., East Stroudsburg University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Denver; 2005; 2015.

FELKINS, Angela M.
Lecturer in Nursing and Health Sciences

B.S.N., M.S.N., Chamberlain University; 2020.

FENG, Weimin
Associate Professor of Physics, Astronomy, Geosciences, and Engineering Technology

B.S., M.S., University of Science and Technology (China); Ph.D., Southern Methodist University; 2011; 2016.

*FIESTER, Herbert R.
Professor of Leadership, Technology, and Workforce Development

B.S., Indiana State University; B.S., University of Southern Indiana; M.Ed., Indiana Wesleyan University; M.S., Indiana University; Ph.D., Indiana University; 2012; 2022.

FITZGERALD, Sarah Wolk
Assistant Professor of History

B.A., University of California-San Diego; M.A., California State University-San Marcos; Ph.D., University of California-Riverside; 2021.

FOCSAN, Alexandrina Ligia
Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Babes Bolyai University, Romania; Ph.D., University of Alabama; 2011; 2021.

FORT, Timothy J.
Associate Professor of Biology

B.Sc. (Hons.) University of Central Lancashire, England; Ph.D., University of Rhode Island; 2007; 2013.

FOWLER, Aubrey R.
Associate Professor of Management and Marketing

B. A., M.A., Youngstown State University; M. B. A., Ph.D., University of Nebraska; 2008; 2014.

FOWLER, Jie G.
Professor of Management and Marketing and Interim Head of Department

B. A., University of London; M. B. A., Ph.D., University of Nebraska; 2012; 2022.

FROST, Guy V.
Professor of Library Science and Serials 

B.M.E., M.M.E., Valdosta State University; M.L.S., Ed.S., Florida State University; 1998; 2018.

FUTRELL, Gary D.
Associate Professor of Management and Marketing

B.A., Radford University; M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University; Ph.D., Florida State University; 2012; 2018.

GAMBLE, Kelly
Associate Professor of Accounting

B.A., Boston University; B.S., M.Tax., Florida Atlantic University; Ph.D., Florida State University; 2014; 2019.

GANNON, Robert L.
Professor of Biology and Head of Department

B.S. Northern Arizona University; Ph.D. University of Texas Medical Branch; 2005.

GELDRICH, Peter M.
Associate Professor of Music

B.M., University of Maryland; M.M., University of Florida; 2015; 2021.

GELTNER, Ted
Professor of English

B. A., Lehigh University; M. A., Ph.D., University of Florida; 2008; 2019.

*GERBER, Brian L.
Professor of Teacher Education

B.S. (2), M.A., Kent State University; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma; 1996; 2005.

GIBSON, David R.
Professor of Computer Science

B.S., Clemson University; M.S., Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology; 1994; 2004.

GILL, Jennifer D.
Instructor in Management and Marketing

B.B.A., West Georgia College; M.Ed., State University of West Georgia; 2000.

*GLADWIN, Ransom
Professor of Modern and Classical Languages

B.A., M.A., Furman University; Ph.D., Florida State University; 2006; 2015.

*GLEN, Carol M.
Professor of Political Science

B.A., University of Strathclyde; M.A., Ph.D., Florida State University; 1997; 2006.

GOEL, Sudhir K.
Professor of Mathematics 

B.Sc., M.Sc., Delhi University; Ph.D., Bowling Green State Univ. 1987; 1992.

*GONZALEZ, Heidi
Associate Professor of Nursing

B.S.N., Valdosta State University; M.S.N., Ph.D., University of Phoenix; 2012; 2022.

*GONZALEZ, Luis
Professor of Economics, Finance, and Healthcare Administration

B.A., Georgetown University; M.S, Ph.D., University of Kentucky; 2011; 2021.

*GORHAM-ROWAN, Mary
Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

B.S., B.A., M.S., Florida State University; Ph.D., University of Florida; 2005; 2011.

GOSNELL, Donna L.
Associate Professor of Chemistry

B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of California at San Diego; 1995; 2002.

GRABARCZYK, Erin E.
Assistant Professor of Biology

B.A., Miami University; M.Sc., Eastern Kentucky University; Ph.D., Western Michigan University; 2022.

*GRANT, Matthew A.
Associate Professor of Teacher Education

B.A., Wheaton College (IL); M.Ed., University of Georgia; Ph.D., University of Georgia; 2012; 2016.

*GRAVETT, Sharon L.
Professor of English and Associate Provost 

A.B., Davidson College; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University; 1989; 1999.

*GREEN, Robert B.
Professor of Leadership, Technology, and Workforce Development

B.S., M.S., University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., Walden University; 2002; 2015.

GREENFIELD, Anne L.
Professor of English

B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.A., Western Washington University; Ph.D., University of Denver; 2011; 2020.

*GRESHAM, Debra L.
Associate Professor of Human Services and Director of the Master of Social Work Program

B.A., M.S.W., University of Georgia; Ph.D., Florida State University; 2022.

GROSZOS, Mark S.

Associate Professor of Physics, Astronomy, Geosciences, and Engineering Technology
B.S., Eastern Illinois University; Ph.D., Florida State University; 2002; 2008.

*GROVE, Theresa J.
Professor of Biology and Associate Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics

B.A., Washington University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Maine; 2006; 2018.

GRUBBS, Jennifer H.
Instructor in Teacher Education

B.A., Kansas Wesleyan University; M.Ed., Wichita State University; 2001.

GUO, Wenjuan
Assistant Professor of Management and Marketing

B.Mgmt., Hebei University of Economics and Business; M.S., University of Texas-Dallas; Ph.D., University of North Texas; 2020.

*GUPTA, Sanjay
Professor of Accounting 

B. Com., Calcutta University; M.B.A., Georgia Southern University; Ph.D., University of Central Florida; 1997; 2007.

GUPTA, Shipra
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

B.A., Isabella Thoburn College; M.S., Indian Institute of Technology, Gawahati; Ph.D., University of Miami; 2021.

GUTHRIE, Duke
Professor of Communication Arts

B.B.A., University of Georgia; B.F.A., Valdosta State University; M.F.A., Brooklyn College; 1999; 2012.

*HACKBARTH, Gary
Associate Professor of Economics, Finance, and Healthcare Administration

B.S., USAF Academy; M.B.A., Golden Gate University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina; 2013; 2018.

*HAGGARD, Dixie R.
Professor of History

B.A., M.A., Georgia Southern University; Ph.D., University of Kansas; 2005; 2014.

HAIGHT, Ellen M.
Instructor in Leadership, Technology, and Workforce Development

B.S.B.A., College of Charleston; I.M.B.A., University of South Carolina; M.S., University of Tennessee; 2022.

*HALL, Deborah
Associate Professor of English

B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Florida State University, 2007; 2013.

*HANNIBAL, Ruth R.
Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

B.A., M.A,. South Carolina State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University; 2000; 2009.

HARDESTY, Tamara
Associate Professor of Music

B.M., Manhattan School of Music; M.M., Curtis Institute of Music; D.M.A., University of Connecticut; 2014; 2021.

HARDING, Robert C.
Professor of Political Science 
B.A., M.A., University of Louisville; M.A., Ph.D., University of Miami; 2015; 2018.

HARTSELL, Taralynn
Professor of Leadership, Technology, and Workforce Development

B.A., M.A, Ph.D., University of Arizona; 2017; 2022.

HARPER, Joel M.
Senior Lecturer in English

B. A., M.A., Valdosta State University; 2008; 2017.

HARRELL, Gregory K.
Professor of Mathematics 

B.S., M.A., University of Georgia; Ph.D., University of Florida; 1994; 2011.

HAWKINS, Travis Craig
Professor of Art and Design

B.F.A., Valdosta State University; M.F.A., University of Georgia; 2011; 2021.

HEATH, Ellis B.
Professor of Economics, Finance, and Healthcare Administration and Graduate Director

A.B., Washington University in St. Louis; M. A., Youngstown State University; Ph.D., West Virginia University; 2009; 2019.

HEUSS, Abigail W.
Associate Professor of Art and Design

B.F.A., University of Massachusetts; M.F.A., East Carolina University; 2013; 2018.

*HOCHSCHILD, Thomas R., Jr.
Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice

B.A., M.A., Cleveland State University; Ph.D., University of Connecticut; 2011; 2020.

HOFF, Russell J.
Assistant Professor of Health Sciences

B.S., Ohio University; M.S., West Virginia University; 1997.

HOJJATIE, Barry
Professor of Physics, Astronomy, Geosciences, and Engineering Technology 
and Coordinator of the Engineering Program 
M.S., Mississippi State University; Ph.D., University of Florida; 2003; 2012.

*HOLLIMAN, Diane C.
Professor of Human Services

B.A., Birmingham Southern College; M.S.W., University of Georgia; Ph.D., University of Alabama; 1999; 2016.

HOLMES, Kaeaiya T.
Lecturer in Nursing

A.A., Okaloosa Walton Community College; A.S.N., Northwest Florida State College; B.S.N., University of Phoenix; M.S.N., Grand Canyon University; 2021.

HOWARD, Lori C.
Instructor in Health Sciences

B.S., Valdosta State University; M.S., Eastern Kentucky University; 1997.

*HOWINGTON, Eric B.
Professor of Management and Marketing

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Alabama; 2007; 2018.

*HSIAO, E-Ling
Professor of Leadership, Technology, and Workforce Development

B.S.Ed., National Chiayi University; M.Ed., National Changhua University of Education; Ph.D., Ohio University; 2011; 2020.

HSU, Howard P
Associate Professor of Music

B.S., University of Pennsylvania; M.M., San Francisco Conservatory of Music; D.M.A., University of Connecticut; 2009; 2018.

*HUANG, Wilson
Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice

L.L.B., Central Police University; M.S., Arizona State University; Ph.D., University of Maryland; 1998; 2009.

*HWANG, Taewon
Associate Professor of Management and Marketing

B.S., Kookmin University, South Korea; M.A., Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; 2009; 2015.

JAHAN, Murshed
Lecturer in Economics, Finance, and Healthcare Administration

B.S., M.S., University of Dhaka; M.S., Illinois State University; Ph.D., Northern Illinois University; 2022.

*JAMES, Christine A.
Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies 

B.A., Northwestern University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina; 2002; 2011.

JAMES, Kynthia L.
Instructor in Nursing

B.S.N., Thomas University, M.S.N., University of Phoenix, 2010.

JENKINS, Jawan
Assistant Professor of Music

B.A., Prairie View A and M University; M.M., D.M.A., University of Texas at Austin; 2022.

JOHNS, Kristen M.
Associate Professor of Music

B.M., University of Michigan; M.M., D.M.A., University of Cincinnati; 1996; 2007.

JONES, Ashley L. Sanchez
Lecturer in Communication Arts

B.A., University of Southern California; M.A., California State University Long Beach; M.F.A., University of California Irvine; 2022.

JONES, Leslie S. 
Associate Professor of Biology
A.B. Mount Holyoke College; M.S., University of New Hampshire; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University; 2004; 2008.

JONES, Luke R.
Professor of Economics, Finance, and Healthcare Administration

B.A., Salisbury University; M.A., University of Tennessee; 2011; 2021.

JUNG, Jiyoon
Assistant Professor of Leadership, Technology, and Workforce Development

B.A., M.A., Ewha Womans University; Ph.D., Indiana University; 2019.

*JURCZAK, Linda Pysher
Assistant Professor of Communication Arts
B. A., M. S., Ph. D. University of Tennessee; 2008.

*KANG, Jonghoon
Professor of Biology

B. Sc., Yonsei University; M. Sc., Pohang University of Science and Technology; Ph. D. University of Texas Medical Branch; 2008; 2017.

*KANNO, Hanae
Associate Professor of Human Services

B.A., Tokyo Woman’s Christian University; M.A., Tokyo Metropolitan University; M.S.W., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh; 2012; 2017.

KARAZSIA, Zachary A.
Assistant Professor of Political Science

B.A. (2), Pennsylvania State University-Berks; M.I.D., University of Pittsburgh; M.A., Ph.D., Florida International University; 2020.

KASPER, Mark J.
Professor of Health Sciences
B.S., M.S., Eastern Illinois University; M.S., Ph.D., Columbia University; 2017; 2022.

KATAWAL, Ubaraj
Associate Professor of English

B.A., Tribhuvan University; M.A., Clark University; Ph.D., Binghamton University; 2013; 2018.

*KELLEY, Heather M.
Associate Professor of Human Services and Department Head

B.S., Centenary College of Louisiana; M.Ed., Ph.D., Texas Tech University; 2011; 2016.

KICEY, Charles J.
Professor of Mathematics

B.S., Ph.D, University of Pittsburgh; M.S., Ohio State; 1996; 2006.

*KIM, Daesang
Associate Professor of Leadership, Technology, and Workforce Development

B.S., M.S., Korea Maritime University; Ph.D., Indiana State University; 2013; 2017.

*KINNEY, Jane M.
Professor of English

B. A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.A., Purdue University; Ph.D., Duke University; 1993; 2003.

KIRCHNER, Kristin N.
Assistant Professor of Psychological Sciences

B.S., University of South Carolina Upstate; M.A., Ph.D., University of South Carolina; 2022.

*KIRK, Kenneth P.
Professor of Music

A.B., Duke University; M.A., Radford University; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati; 1989; 2002.

*KNOWLES, Fred E., Jr.
Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice

B. A., Valdosta State University; M. Ed., National-Louis University; Ph. D., University of Missouri; 2003; 2014.

*KOHN, Steven J.
Associate Professor of Psychological Science

B.A., Fordham University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park; 2004; 2009.

KRISPIN, Jonathan V.
Associate Professor of Management and Marketing

B.S., Geneva College; M.A., Ph.D., Temple University; 2013; 2019.

KUHLMEIER, David
Professor of Management and Marketing

B.A., Drake University; M.A., Florida State University; M.B.A., American Graduate School of
International Business; Ph.D., Florida State University; 2008; 2017.

KULOVITZ, Kimberly L. 
Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

B.A., University of Wisconsin-Parkside; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; 2018.

LAMB, Katherine M.
Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

B.S., Southern Illinois University; M.S., Governors State University; Ph.D., University of South
Florida; 2013.

*LAMBERT-SHUTE, Jennifer J.
Professor of Human Services

B.A., Western Illinois University; M.A., Appalachian State University; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; 2004; 2013.

*LAMBETH, Dawn T.
Associate Professor of Teacher Education

B.A., University of Wolverhampton, England; M.S.A., Ed.S., Ed.D., University of North Carolina, Greensboro; 2009; 2014.

LANDAU, Jamie
Director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching and Professor of Communication Arts

B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Georgia; 2018; 2021.

LANE, Mallory B.
Instructor of Nursing

A.S.N., Augusta State University; M.S.N., Walden University; 2018.

*LAPLANT, James T.
Professor of Political Science and Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences

B.A., University of Central Oklahoma; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 1996; 2006.

LAPLANT, Susan B.
Senior Lecturer in English

B. A., Stetson University; M.A., Florida Atlantic University; 2007; 2014.

*LAUGHLIN, Martha J.
Professor of Human Services

B.S.W., Florida International University; M.S.W., Barry University; M.S., Ph.D., Nova University; 1999; 2010.

*LAZARI, Andreas
Professor of Mathematics 

B.Sc., Davis and Elkins College; M.S., New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology; Ph.D., University of Wyoming; 1991; 2001.

LEAKE, Martha A.
Professor of Physics, Astronomy, Geosciences, and Engineering Technology

B.A., Mount Holyoke College; Ph.D., University of Arizona; 1982; 1993.

LEAVITT, Tod
Senior Lecturer in Music

B. A., Michigan State University; M. A., University of California, San Diego; D.M.A., Ohio State University; 2008; 2018.

LEE, Jessica
Associate Professor of Library Science

B.A., M.A. Florida State University; 2013; 2019.

LEE, Keith E., Jr.
Associate Professor of Political Science and Coordinator of Public Administration and Organizational Development

B.A., M.P.A., Valdosta State University; Ph.D., University of Florida; 2020; 2022.

*LENNON, Sean M.
Professor of Teacher Education

B.A., M.A.T., Salisbury University; Ed.D., University of Maryland-Eastern Shore; 2008; 2020.

LEWIS, Marc Theron
Assistant Professor of Exercise Physiology

B.A., Wake Forest University; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Tech; 2021.

LIN, Zhong Bei
Assistant Professor of Music

B.M., Arizona State University; M.M., D.M., Florida State University; 2019.

LIU, Chunlei
Professor of Computer Science
B.S., M.S., Wuhan University; M.S., Ph.D., Ohio State University; 2005; 2014.

*LOCKHART, J. Mitchell
Professor of Biology

B.A., Hendrix College; M.S., University of Arkansas; Ph.D., University of Georgia; 1999; 2008.

LOKDARSHI, Ansul
Assistant Professor of Biology

B.Sc., M.Sc., Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee; 2021.

*LOUGHRY, William James
Professor of Biology

B.S., University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D., University of California-Davis; 1991; 2001.

LOVERN, Lavonna L.
Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies

B.A., Central Methodist University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia; 2008; 2020.

LOVETT, M. Denise
Associate Professor of Psychological Science and Coordinator of African American Studies

B.S., M.S., Florida A & M University; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati; 2020.

LOWE, Janice L.
Senior Lecturer in Mathematics
B. S. (2), M. Ed., Valdosta State University; 2008; 2015.

LOWERY, Kelly C.
Assistant Professor of Nursing 

B.S.N., Valdosta State University; D.P.A., Augusta University; 2019.

LU, Lucia Y.
Professor of Teacher Education

B.A., National Taiwan University; M.A.T.,Oklahoma City University; Ph.D., Indiana University; 2007; 2019.

LU, Jia
Professor of Physics, Astronomy, Geosciences, and Engineering Technology

B. E., Suzhou Institute of Urban Construction; M. C. P., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., Ohio State University; 2010; 2020.

LUDLOW, Chalise
Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

B.S., Brigham Young University; M.F.A., University of Alabama; 2019.

MANNING, Thomas J.
Professor of Chemistry

B. S., College of Charleston; M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida; 1993; 2003.

*MARTINEZ, James
Professor of Teacher Education

B.S. Ed., M.A., University of South Dakota; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City; 2011; 2021.

MASON, Joseph 
Associate Professor of Communication Arts

B.F.A., Brigham Young University; M.F.A., Boston Conservatory of Music; 2015; 2021.

MAVITY, Mosisah
Lecturer in English

B.A., Brevard University; M.A., Miami University; 2021.

MAYS, Jason D.
Instructor in Teacher Education

B.A., Georgetown University; 2015.

MCENTIRE, Serina J.
Associate Professor of Health Sciences

B.S., M.S., Kansas State University; Ph.D., the University of Texas Medical Branch; 2013; 2017.

MCINTYRE, Roger N., Jr.
Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice

B.A., Valdosta State University; M.S., Valdosta State University; D.P.A., Valdosta State University; 2012; 2021.

MCQUADE, Mark A.
Associate Professor of Music

B.M., Oberlin College Conservatory; M.M., University of Oklahoma; D.A., University of Mississippi; 2017; 2020.

*MERWIN, Gerald A.
Professor of Political Science 
B.A., University of South Florida; M.A., East Carolina University; Ph.D., North Carolina State University; 1999; 2013.

*MEYERS, Christopher C.
Professor of History

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Florida State University; 2001; 2010.

MIHAIL, Radu Paul
Associate Professor of Computer Science

B.S., Eastern Kentucky University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky; 2014; 2019.

MILLER, Susan C.
Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

B.S.Ed., Shorter College, M.Ed., Valdosta State University; 2007; 2012.

MIN, Byung Hee (Brian)
Assistant Professor of Political Science

B.A., Michigan State University; M.A., Yonsei University; Ph.D., Florida State University; 2021.

MOATES, K. Nathan
Associate Professor of Management and Marketing

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Auburn University; 2005; 2017.

*MOCH, Peggy L.
Professor of Mathematics 

B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Central Florida; 2002; 2012.

*MONETTI, David M.
Professor of Psychological Science and Head of Department

B.A., M.A., University of South Florida; Ph.D., Florida State University; 1999; 2009.

*MOST, Linda R.
Associate Professor of Library and Information Studies 

B.A., Goucher College; M.A., Florida Atlantic University; M.S.L.I.S., Ph.D., Florida State University; 2009; 2013.

MOVAHED, Mohammad
Assistant Professor of Economics, Finance, and Healthcare Administration

B.A., Shiraz University; M.B.A., Mazandran University of Science and Technology; M.A., Ph.D., Middle Tennessee State University; 2022.

MUBIN, Shafat
Assistant Professor of Physics

B.A., Bard College; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University; 2018.

MULLIGAN, Talley
Associate Professor of Communication Arts

B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; M.F.A., University of New Orleans; 2012; 2018.

NAWROCKI, Selena C.
Professor of Art and Design

B.F.A., Mississippi University for Women; M.F.A., University of Memphis; Ph.D., Mississippi State University; 2001; 2011.

*NELSON, David R.
Associate Professor of Communication Arts

B.S., M.A., University of Central Missouri; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi; 2011; 2016.

NGUYEN, Hoa N.
Associate Professor of Human Services

B.S., Georgia State University; M.S, Valdosta State University; Ph.D., Virginia Tech University; 2017; 2022.

NIE, Fanhao
Associate Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice

B.A., Jiangsu Normal University; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University; 2018; 2022.

*NIENOW, James A.
Professor of Biology

B.A., M.A., University of California at San Diego; Ph.D., Florida State University; 1995; 2002.

NIKOLOV, Ivan
Director of International Programs and Professor of Leadership, Technology, and Workforce Development

B.S., M.Ec., Academy of Commerce, Warsaw; Ph.D., St. Petersburg University of Finance and Economics; M.S., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale; 2005.

NIKOLOVA, Ofélia R.
Professor of Modern and Classical Languages and Head of Department

B.A., M.A., Sofia University; M.A., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale; 2006; 2011.

NOBLES, Kathy D.
Assistant Professor of Leadership, Technology, and Workforce Development

A.A., Chipola College; B.S., M.S., Florida State University; Ed.S., Ed.D., University of West Florida; 2021.

NOLL, Karen
Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

B.A., Clark University; M.A., University of Kansas; 2007; 2012.

*NOLL, Michael G.
Professor of Physics, Astronomy, Geosciences, and Engineering Technology

M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas; 2000; 2014.

*OCASIO, Michelle A.
Associate Professor of Modern and Classical Languages

B.A., Wayne State University; M.A., Eastern Michigan University; Ph.D., University of Missouri at Columbia; 2011; 2017.

OLSON, Jeffrey K.
Associate Professor of Music

B.M., University of Wisconsin; M.M., D.M.A., Ohio State University; 1995; 2001.

OSTAPSKI, S. Andrew
Professor of Accounting

B.A., Oberlin College; J.D., Capital University; LL.M., University of Miami; 1993; 2002.

*OTT, Kenneth D.
Professor of Leadership, Technology, and Workforce Development

B.M.Ed., M.Ed., University of Central Oklahoma; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University; 2001; 2010.

OTT, L. Dee
Associate Professor of Nursing

B.S.N., Valdosta State University; B.S., M.S.N., Georgia State University; D.N.P., University of South Alabama; 2013; 2019.

PACE, James C.
Professor of Nursing and Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences

B.S.N., Florida State University; M.S.N., M.Div., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., University of Alabama-Birmingham; 2020. 

PAINE, Deborah C.
Associate Professor of Teacher Education and Head of Department

B.S.Ed., Jacksonville State University; M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Valdosta State University; 2013; 2018.

PARK, Byeonghwa
Assistant Professor of Management and Marketing

B.S., University of Arizona; M.A., University of Nebraska; M.S., Ph.D., George Mason University; 2022.

PARK, Kyoung-Im
Associate Professor of Art and Design

B.F.A., M.F.A., Kyungpook National University, South Korea; M.S., Florida State University; 2006; 2012.

PARKER, Forrest R., III
Lecturer in Teacher Education

B.A., Columbus State University; M.M., William Carey University; Ph.D., Auburn University; 2022.

PARKER, Kelley P.
Lecturer in Nursing

B.S.N., M.S.N., Valdosta State University; 2018.

*PARRA, Ericka H.
Professor of Modern and Classical Languages

B. A., Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico; M.A., Illinois State University; Ph.D. University of Florida; 2008; 2017.

*PATE, James L.
Professor of Leadership, Technology, and Workforce Development

B.S., Georgia Southwestern State University; M.S., Ed.S., Valdosta State University; Ph.D., Florida State University; 2002; 2011.

PAUL, Samantha
Librarian Associate Professor 

B.A., University of Georgia; M.S.L.I.S., Valdosta State University; 2011; 2022.

*PEARCE, A. Blake
Professor of Art and Design and Interim Vice President for University Advancement

B.F.A., Valdosta State College; M.A., Ball State University; M.F.A., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale; 1994; 2005.

*PEGUESSE, Chere L.
Associate Professor of English and Director of the Academic Support Center

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona; 2000; 2005.

PHILLIPS, John G.
Assistant Professor of Biology

B.S., Central Michigan University; Ph.D., University of Tulsa; 2022.

PIFER, Joshua K.
Assistant Professor of Music

B.A., Wittenberg University; M.M., Miami University; D.M.A.,University of Southern California; 2018.

PIHOS, Melissa
Associate Professor of Communication Arts

B.A., M.F.A., University of North Carolina-Greensboro; 2015; 2022.

PORTERFIELD, Melissa Rynn
Senior Lecturer in Communication Arts

B.F.A., Long Island University; M.A., Miami University; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh; 2015; 2022.

*PRICE, Anne M.
Associate Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice

B.A., Florida State University; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University; 2013; 2018.

*PRINE, Rudy K.
Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice

B.S.C.J., Valdosta State College; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University; 1993; 2003.

PUFONG, Marc-George
Professor of Political Science

B.S., University of Texas; M.A., Ph.D. Southern Illinois University; 1994; 2009.

QUARLES, Billy
Assistant Professor of Physics, Astronomy, Geosciences, and Engineering Technology

B.S., Texas Christian University; M.S., Stephen F. Austin State University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington; 2021.

QI, Huiting
Assistant Professor of Political Science

B.A., Wuhan University; M.A., Beijing Normal University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University; 2022.

*RADCLIFFE, Barbara J.
Associate Professor of Teacher Education

B.S., M.S., Ed.S., Ph.D.,Florida State University; 2010; 2015.

RAMIREZ, Martha-Susan Gayle
Assistant Professor of Teacher Education

A.A., South Florida Community College; B.S.Ed., M.Ed., Ed.D., Valdosta State University; 2021.

*RANDOLPH, Crystal C.
Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders and Interim Department Head

B.A., South Carolina State University; M.C.D., University of South Carolina; Ph.D., Louisiana State University; 2013; 2018.

RAY, Tera
Assistant Professor of Library Science

B.A., M.L.I.S., Valdosta State University; 2022.

REAGAN, Katie
Lecturer and Clinical Supervisor in Communication Sciences and Disorders

B.S.Ed., M.S.Ed., Valdosta State University; 2019. 

REINHARDT, Mark R.
Professor of Nursing and Associate Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences

B.S.N., Belmont University; M.S.N., University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston; D.N.P., Vanderbilt University; 2019. 

REID, Denise T.
Professor of Mathematics

B.S., Troy State University; M.S., Ph.D., Auburn University; 1995; 2005.

*REISENWITZ, Timothy H.
Professor of Management and Marketing 

B.A. (2), East Stroudsburg University; M.B.A., University of Scranton; D.B.A., Cleveland State University; 2002; 2012.

REN, Xiaoai
Associate Professor of Library and Information Science

B.A., NorthWest University (China); M.A., Peking University; Ph.D., State University of New York, University at Albany; 2013; 2018.

RICKMAN, Barney J., III
Professor of History and Head of Department

B.A., Rollins College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Connecticut; 1990; 2000.

*RIEGER, Alicja
Professor of Teacher Education

M. A., Krakow Pedagogical University; Ph.D., Syracuse University; 2008; 2017.

*RING, Brian C.
Professor of Biology

B.S., Ph.D. Florida State University; 2006; 2019.

RITTER, Michelle
Associate Professor of Nursing

B.S.N. ,Valdosta State University; M.S.N., Albany State University; D.N.P., Georgia Regents University; 2006; 2017.

ROBBINS, Joseph W.
Professor of Political Science and Head of Department

B.A., M.A., Eastern Illinois University; Ph.D., Texas Tech University; 2018; 2021.

ROBINSON, Deborah M.
Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice

B.S., University of Florida; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University; 1996; 2005.

RODEFER, Joshua
Assistant Professor of Psychological Science

B.S., Denison University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota; 2014.

ROGERS, Emily Cofield
Professor of Library Science and Government Documents Librarian

A.B., University of Georgia; M.A., University of Kentucky; M.S.L.I.S., University of Illinois; 2006; 2021.

*ROLAND, Karin Pafford
Professor of Economics, Finance, and Healthcare Administration and Dean of the Langdale College of Business Administration

B.B.A. Valdosta State University; Ph.D., University of Florida; 1997; 2013.

*ROSS, Darrell L.
Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice and Head of Department

B. A., M. S., Ph. D., Michigan State University; 2010.

ROUSSEAU, Mary Beth
Associate Professor of Management and Marketing

B.A., Michigan State University; M.S., Florida International University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee; 2018; 2021.

ROY, Krishnendu
Professor of Computer Science and Head of Department

B.Tech., University of Calcutta; M.S., Ph.D., Louisiana State University; 2009; 2019.

ROYLE, Matthew Todd
Professor of Management and Marketing

B.S., M.B.A., University of Utah; Ph.D., Florida State University; 2006; 2016.

*RUSSELL, Victoria
Professor of Modern and Classical Languages

B.S., Auburn University; M.A.T., Jacksonville University; Ph.D., University of South Florida; 2010; 2019.

RUTTENCUTTER, Gwen Scott
Assistant Professor of Leadership, Technology, and Workforce Development

B.S.Ed., M.Ed., Valdosta State University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee; 2022.

SALAMI, Tolulope O.
Professor of Chemistry

B.S., M.S., University of Ibadan, Nigeria; M.S. Greenwich University, England; Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton;2006; 2019.

*SAVOIE, Mike
Professor of Communication Arts and Dean of the Honors College

B.A., M.F.A., University of New Orleans; Ed.D., Valdosta State University; 1998; 2011.

*SCHMERTZING, Lorraine
Professor of Leadership, Technology, and Workforce Development

B.A., Baylor University; M.A., Southwestern Seminary; Ed.D., University of West Florida; 2003; 2012.

SCHMIDT, Michael T.
Professor of Art and Design and Interim Dean of the College of the Arts 

B.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; M.F.A., Edinboro University of Pennsylvania; 2001; 2011.

SERRÁN-PAGÁN y FUENTES, Cristóbal
Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies

B.B.A., B.A., St. Thomas University; M.A., Boston College; M.T.S., Ph.D., Boston University; 2007; 2019.

*SEWELL, Donna N.
Professor of English 

B.A., M.A., Valdosta State College; Ph.D., Florida State University; 1994; 2004.

SLYKHUIS, David A.
Professor of Teacher Education and Dean of the Dewar College of Education

B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.S., Eastern Illinois University; Ph.D., North Carolina State University; 2022.

SMITH, Kenneth A.
Associate Professor of Library Science

B.A. Towson State University; M.L.I.S. Dominican University; 1999; 2012.

SMITH, Matthew J.
Lecturer in Leadership, Technology, and Workforce Development

B.A., University of Utah; M.A., Boston University; M.S., Mississippi State University; Ph.D., University of Georgia; 2022.

SMITH, R. Mark
Professor of English and Associate Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences 

B.A., Northeast Louisiana University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southwestern Louisiana; 1993; 2004.

*SMITH, Robert T.
Professor of Mathematics and Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

B.A., B.S., Widener University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Delaware; 2017.

SONG, Minsun
Assistant Professor of Political Science

B.A., M.P.A., Sungkyunkwan University; Ph.D., Florida State University; 2018.

SOSKE, Ashley
Assistant Professor of Human Services

B.A., Allegheny College; M.S.W., M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh; D.S.W., University of Southern California; 2021.

SREENILAYAM, Gopeekrishnan
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

B.Sc., M.Sc., Mahatma Gandhi University; Ph.D., University of Iowa; 2018.

SPRINGFIELD, David
Associate Professor of Music

B.M., M.M., Eastman School of Music; 2008; 2018.

SPRINGFIELD, Maila Gutierrez
Instructor in Music

B.M., Syracuse University; M.M., Eastman School of Music; 2002.

*STELZER, Jiri
Professor of Teacher Education

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of New Mexico; 2000; 2009.

STOREY, Phillip
Lecturer in Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice

B.A., University of Georgia; M.A., Georgia Southern University; 2022.

STOREY, Rebecca
Lecturer in Teacher Education

B.A., Georgia College and State University; M.A.T., Piedmont College; 2022.

STOWERS, Adrian
Instructor in Social Work and Human Service Director of Field Education

B.S., B.A., University of Georgia; M.S.W., Valdosta State University; 2022.

SUGATHAN, Krishnapriya Kottakal
Assistant Professor of Computer Science

B.Tech., SCMS School of Engineering and Technology;  M.Tech., Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Florida Institute of Technology; 2021.

SURIEL, Regina L.
Associate Professor of Teacher Education

B.S., CUNY-City College; M.S., CUNY-Lehman College; Ph.D., University of Georgia; 2013; 2018.

SWAN, Glenda M.
Associate Professor of Art and Design

B.A., University of Texas; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University; 2013; 2018.

*SWANSON, Nancy J.
Professor of Accounting

B.S., Harding University; M.S., University of Mississippi; Ph. D., Mississippi State University; 2007; 2017.

*TALOR, Charles R.
Associate Professor of Psychological Science

B.A., California State University-Fullerton; M.A. Michigan State University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University; 1995; 2000.

TAMAS, Bernard
Associate Professor of Political Science

Ph.D., Rutgers University; 2014; 2019.

TARASEVICH, Sofiya
Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

B.A., M.A., Moscow State University; Ph.D., University of Florida; 2021.

TAYLOR, Robert J.
Assistant Professor of Library Science

B.A. (2), M.L.I.S., Valdosta State University; 2018.

TAYLOR, Steven M.
Senior Lecturer in Music

B.M., M.M., Juilliard; 1992.

THIEME, Donald M.
Associate Professor of Physics, Astronomy, Geosciences, and Engineering Technology

B.A., New College of Florida; M.A., Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., University of Georgia; 2012; 2017.

*THOMPSON, Theresa M.
Professor of English

B.A., Northern Arizona University; M.A., Ph.D., Washington State University; 1997; 2007.

TICKNOR, Bobbie
Associate Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice

B.A., Northern Kentucky University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Cincinnati; 2014; 2019.

TORI, Cynthia R.
Professor of Economics, Finance, and Healthcare Administration

B.S. Bus. Ad., University of Florida; Ph.D., University of Kentucky; 1998; 2010.

TROWELL, Sandra Davis
Professor of Mathematics 

B.S.Ed, Valdosta State College; M.Ed., Georgia State University; Ph.D., Florida State University; 2011; 2021.

*TURCO, Jenifer
Professor of Biology

B.S., Marywood College; M.S., Ph.D., West Virginia University; 1994; 2001.

*UYENO, Theodore A.
Professor of Biology

B.Sc., M.Sc., University of Calgary; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; 2011; 2020.

VELEZ MARULANDA, José A.
Professor of Mathematics 

B. S., National University of Colombia; M. S., University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez; M. S., Ph. D., University of Iowa; 2010; 2020.

*VINCENT, Paul C.
Associate Professor of Physics, Astronomy, Geosciences, and Engineering Technology and Interim Head of Department

B.S., University of West Florida; M.A., University of Arkansas; Ph.D., Texas A and M University; 2001; 2007.

*WALCZAK, Grazyna H.
Professor of Modern and Classical Languages

B.A., Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; M.A., University of South Florida; Ph.D., University of Florida; 2012; 2021.

WALDEN, Katie M.
Instructor in Communication Sciences and Disorders

B.A, University of Florida; M.S., Florida State University; 2015.

WALKER, Colin M.
Associate Professor in Communication Arts

B.A., Marist College; M.A., Central Michigan University; 2012; 2021.

WANDER, Ryan Tan
Assistant Professor of English

B.A., University of California Santa Cruz; M.A., Ph.D., University of California Davis; 2022.

*WANG, Jin
Professor of Mathematics 

B.S., M.S., Peking University; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University; 1994; 2003.

WANG, Ning
Assistant Professor of Economics and Finance

B.S., Nankai University; Ph.D., Georgia State University; 2013.

WANG, Xinyu
Assistant Professor of Economics, Finance, and Healthcare Administration

B.Econ., Sichuan University; B.A., SUNY-Stony Brook; M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Michigan State University; 2021.

WARD, Brian P.
Lecturer in English

B. A., M. A., Florida State University; 2008.

*WARES, Arsalan
Professor of Mathematics 

B.S., University of Dhaka; B.A., University of Maine at Farmington; M.S., Ph.D., Illinois State University; 2004; 2014.

*WARNER, Kate
Professor of Human Services and Associate Dean of the College of Education and Human Services

B.A. Kalamazoo College; M.S., Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University; 2000; 2010.

*WASIELESKI, David T.
Professor of Psychological Science

B.A., Emory University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama; 1995; 2007.

WATSON, Amy
Assistant Professor of Management and Marketing

B.S., M.B.A., Missouri State University; Ph.D., University of Arkansas; 2020.

WATSON, Rebekah
Lecturer in Teacher Education

B.S., College of Coastal Georgia; M.Ed., Ed.S., Valdosta State University; 2022.

WEBSTER, Michael J.
Professor of Health Sciences

B.S., Oregon State University; M.S., University of Northern Iowa; Ph.D., Auburn University; 2015; 2019.

WEHLING, Susan R.
Professor of Modern and Classical Languages

B.A., Arizona State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Cincinnati; 1996; 2009.

WETTER, Vicki
Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S.N., Slippery Rock University; M.S.N., D.N.P., Walden University; 2014.

*WHATLEY, Mark A.
Professor of Psychological Science

B.A., M.A., California State University, Fullerton; Ph.D., University of Kentucky; 1998; 2016.

*WILFRED, Shani P.
Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice and General Education Coordinator

B.S., Taylor University; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University; 2005; 2014.

*WILLIAMS, Marty L.
Professor of English

B.A., University of California, Berkley; M.A., California State University, Fresno; Ph.D., University of Utah; 2001; 2012.

WINKELMANN, Kurt
Professor of Chemistry and Head of Department

B.S., Virginia Tech; Ph.D., Auburn University; 2020.

*WITHERSPOON, Candace L.
Professor of Accounting and Interim Department Head
B.S., Western Kentucky University; M.P.A., Western Kentucky University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky; 2012; 2022.

WOLDMAN, Yakov Y.
Professor of Chemistry

M.S., Novosibirsk State University, Russia; Ph.D., Novosibirsk Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry; 2003; 2016.

WOOD, Adam H.
Professor of English and Department Head

B.A., M.A., Radford University; Ph.D., Georgia State University; 2021.

WORKMAN, Jamie L.
Associate Professor of Leadership, Technology, and Workforce Development
B.S.Ed., Eastern Illinois University; M.S., Indiana State University; Ph.D., Ohio University; 2018; 2021.

WRIGHT, Clell E.
Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities

B.M., Samford University; M.M., Southwestern Baptist University; D.M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City; 2019.

WRIGHT, Daniel
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.A., Mercer University; M.A., Georgia Southwestern University; M.S.N., Albany State University; D.N.P., Chatham University; 2014.

*WRIGHT, Diane
Associate Professor of Leadership, Technology, and Workforce Development

B.A., Valdosta State University; M.S., Full Sail University; M.B.A., Valdosta State University;
Ed.D., Nova University; 2013; 2019.

WRIGHT, Laura B.
Professor of Library Science and Reference Librarian

B. S., Emory University; M.S.L.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; D.P.A., Valdosta State University; 2008; 2022.

XU, Zhiguang
Professor of Computer Science

B.S., Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications; M.S., Ph.D., University of Central Florida; 2002; 2012.

*YANG, Changwoo
Associate Professor of Library and Information Studies

BA., University of Incheon, Korea; M.L.I.S., Ph.D., Florida State University; 2010; 2014.

YOU, Jieun
Assistant Professor of Leadership, Technology, and Workforce Development

B.A., M.A., Yonsei University; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University; 2022.

YOUNG, Brett C.
Lecturer in English

B.A., Truman State University; M.A., Missouri State University; Ph.D., University of Louisiana-Lafayette; 2018.

YU, Kristin
Senior Lecturer in Music

B.M., M.M., University of Kentucky; D.M., Florida State University; 2014; 2020.

*YU, Laurel
Assistant Professor of Music

B.M., Boston University; M.M., D.M., Florida State University; 2019.