(verified at press time, May 2017)

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

*ADAMS, Katharine S.
Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling
B.S., University of Florida; M.S., Valdosta State University; Ph.D., Florida State University; 2007; 2013.

*AIELLO, Thomas
Associate Professor of History

B.A., Henderson State University; M.A., University of Louisiana at Lafayette; Ph.D., University of Arkansas; 2010; 2014.

AKTAS, Elvan
Professor of Economics and Finance

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

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

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

*ALLEN, Lee M.
Professor of Political Science

B.A., M.A. University of Nevada, Las Vegas; J.D., University of Houston; Ph.D., University of Utah; 1993; 1998.

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

B.A., University of Florida; M.A., University of Florida; Ph.D., University of Florida; 2012; 2016.

*ANDERSON, Corey Devin
Associate Professor of Biology

B.A., University of California Berkeley; Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis; 2011; 2016.

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

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

*ANDREWS, Shirley P.
Professor of Early Childhood and Special Education

B.S., M. Ed. Mississippi State University; Ed.D., Valdosta State University; 1999; 2010.

*ARCHIBALD, James G.
Associate Professor of Curriculum, Leadership, and Technology

B.S., Morehouse College; M.S., Austin Peay State University; Ph.D., Ohio University; 2012; 2016.

*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, Meagan C.
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Counseling

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

ASOLA, Eugene F.
Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Physical Education

B.Ed., University of Education (Ghana); M.P.A., Suffolk University; Ph.D., University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa; 2013; 2017.

AU, David
Assistant Professor of Management and Healthcare Administration
A.A., Broward Community College; B.A., SUNY-Buffalo; Ph.D., University of Alabama-Birmingham; 2016.

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

B.A., Oberlin College; B.Mus., Oberlin Conservatory; Ph.D., The Ohio State University; 2012; 2016.

*BACKES, Charles E.
Professor of Adult and Career Education and Interim Head of Department

B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Louisiana State University; 1993; 2002.

BACKES, Lora S.
Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

B.S., Louisiana State University; M.Ed. Southeastern Louisiana University, 1994; 1998.

BAILEY, Mandi B.
Associate Professor of Political Science

B.A., Morehead State University; M.A., University of Tennessee; Ph.D., University of Kentucky; 2007; 2013.

*BALLARD, Chester C.
Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice

B.S., Cumberland College; M.A., Western Kentucky University; Ph.D., Texas AandM University; 1985; 1994.

*BAMFO, Napoleon A.
Professor of Political Science

B.A., University of Cape Coast; M.P.A., University of South Alabama; Ph.D., University of Georgia; 1993; 2008.

*BANERJEE, Neena
Assistant 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.

*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.

BARBAS, John T.
Professor of Chemistry

B.S., Bob Jones University; Ph.D., University of Georgia; 1982; 1991.

*BARNAS, Frank
Professor of Communication Arts

B.J. University of Missouri; M.F.A. University of Texas; 1997; 2008.

BARNBAUM, Cecilia S.
Professor of Physics, Astronomy, and Geosciences

B.A., Immaculate Heart College; M.S., Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles; 1998; 2007.

BARNETT, Hollis R.
Professor of Art and Interim Head of Department

B.A., M.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock; M.F.A., Memphis State University; 1985; 1995.

*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.
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Counseling

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

BAUN, Michael J.
Professor of Political Science

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

BAXTER, James T.
Professor of Chemistry and Head of Department

B.S., Valdosta State College; M.S., Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology; 1973; 1998.

*BEAL-ALVAREZ, Jennifer S.
Associate Professor of Middle, Secondary, Reading, and Deaf Education

B.S., M.Ed., Ed.S., Valdosta State University; Ph.D., Georgia State University; 2013; 2017.

BEETEM, Jaye
Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

B.F.A.,  University of Utah; M.A.,  Northeast Louisiana State University; M.F.A.,  Wayne State University; 2016.

*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.

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 Healthcare Administration and Director of the Center for Business and Economic Research

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

BLACK, Andrew C.
Instructor in Communication Arts

B.A., University of Toledo; M.A., Bowling Green State University; PhD., University of Toledo; 2015.

*BLACKMORE, Mark S.
Professor of Biology

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

*BLOCK, Mary R.
Professor of History

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

BORZI, Mark G.
Professor of Communication Arts and Head of Department

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

BOWLAND, Julie A.
Professor of Art and Gallery Director

B.F.A., Florida State University; M.F.A., Arizona State University; 2002; 2012.

BRANDVIK, Ruth A.
Assistant Professor of Theatre

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

BRANNEN, Edris
Lecturer in Modern and Classical Languages

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

*BRANSCOME, Jennifer M.
Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling

B. S., University of Florida; M. S., Valdosta State University; Ph.D., Ball State University; 2010; 2016.

*BRASHIER, Joe H.
Professor of Music and Director of Bands

B.M.E., M.M.Ed.,University of Southern Mississippi; D.M.A., University of Kansas; 1998; 2007.

*BRENEISER, Jennifer E.
Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling

B.A., M.S., University of New Mexico; Ph.D., Washington University in Saint Louis; 2007; 2012.

BRIGHT, Serey Brittain 
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D., Auburn University; 2016.

*BRIIHL, Deborah S.
Professor of Psychology and Counseling

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

*BROCKMEIER, Lantry L.
Professor of Curriculum, Leadership, and Technology

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

BROWN, Gregory D.
Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1976; M.F.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; 2012.

BROWN, Jason E.
Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

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

*BROWNE, Blaine L.
Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling

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

*BUCHANAN, William K.
Professor of Economics and Finance

B.S., University of Northern Colorado; M.B.A., University of Texas Permian Basin; Ph.D., University of North Texas; 1998; 2013.

BURNS HODGES, Lauren
Lecturer in Music

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

*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
Associate Professor of Biology

B.S., M.S., Università degli Studi di Parma; Ph.D. Università degli Studi della Tuscia; 2011; 2016.

*CAMPBELL, J. Lee
Associate Professor of English

B.A.,, M.A., Illinois State University; Ph.D., Purdue University; 1995; 2004.

*CAMPBELL, Patti C.
Professor of Early Childhood and Special 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.

CARPENTER, Richard A.
Associate Professor of English

B.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte; M.A., University of Central Florida; Ph.D., University of Louisville; 2006; 2011.

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

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

*CARTER, B. LaGary
Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology
and Assistant Dean of the College of Nursing and 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.

*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, Laura E.
Instructor in Nursing

B.S.N, Valdosta State University; M.S.N., University of Phoenix; 2007.

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

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

CHAKIR, Mariya
Lecturer in Modern and Classical Languages

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

CHAKRABORTY, Shantanu
Instructor in Physics, Astronomy, and Geosciences

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

CHAKRABORTY, Sudip
Associate 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.

CHATELAIN, Edward E.
Associate Professor of Physics, Astronomy, and Geosciences and Head of Department

B.S., M.S., Utah State University; Ph.D., University of Iowa; 1987; 2001.

CHEN, Han
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Physical Education

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

*CHEN, Li-Mei D.
Professor of English

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

*CLEGG HYER, Maren
Professor of English

B. A., M. A., Brigham Young University; Ph. D., University of Toronto; 2008; 2017.

COHEN, Bonni S.
Assistant Professor of Nursing and Assistant Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences

B.S.N., University of Akron; M.S.N., Medical College of Ohio; 2009.

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.

CONNER, Charles L.
Assistant Professor of Athletic Training and Program Director

B.S., Valdosta State University; M.A., Furman University; 2000; 2004.

*CONWAY, Dennis P.
Associate Professor of Communication Arts

B.A., Cornell University; M.F.A., New York University; 2009; 2014.

COOK, Jesse
Assistant Professor of Music

B.M.E., Roosevelt University; M.M., D.M.A., University of Texas at Austin; 2016.

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

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

*COPELAND, Roy W.
Associate Professor of Management and Healthcare Administration

A.B., University of Southern California; J.D., University of Georgia; LL.M., Temple University; 2012; 2017.

*COX, J.T.
Assistant Professor of Middle, Secondary, Reading, and Deaf Education

B.A., M.A., Northern Arizona University; Ph.D., Florida State University; 2012.

*COX, Nicole B.
Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

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

CRANE, Tommy J.
Associate Professor of Art

B.S., University of Southern Mississippi; M.F.A, Florida State University; 2012; 2017.

*CROWLEY, John G.
Associate Professor of History

B.A., M.A., M.Ed., Valdosta State College; Ph.D., Florida State University; 1994; 1999.

*CSEH, Attila
Professor of Economics and Finance 

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

*CUNNINGHAM, Teddi J.
Professor of Psychology and Counseling

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

DASGUPTA, Anurag
Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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

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, 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
Assistant Professor of Art

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

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.

*DEES, Dianne C.
Associate Professor of Curriculum, Leadership, and Technology

B.S., M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Valdosta State University; 2006; 2012.

DELK, Sandra J.
Assistant Professor of Nursing

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

*DENAUX, Zulal Sogutlu
Professor of Economics and Finance

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

DENIZMAN, Can
Associate Professor of Physics,Astronomy, and Geosciences

B.S., M.S., Hacettepe University; Ph.D., University of Florida; 2001; 2006.

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

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

DOSCHER, Michael W.
Instructor in Kinesiology and Physical 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 Curriculum, Leadership, and Technology

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

DOWNING, Frederick L.
Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies and Head of Department

B.A., Samford University; Th.M., Th.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, M.A., Princeton Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Emory University; 2006.

DRAKE, Dereth J.
Associate Professor of Physics

B.S., Longwood University; M.S., Old Dominion University; Ph.D., Old Dominion University; 2012; 2016.

DRIZOU, Myrto
Associate Professor of English

B.A., University of Athens; M.A., University of Warwick; M.A., Ph.D., SUNY-Buffalo; 2013; 2017.

*DROUILLARD, Colette L.
Associate Professor of Information Studies

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

DUNCAN, Dean C.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

B.S., College of Charleston; Ph.D., Emory University; 2011.

DUNN, John P.
Professor of History and Interim Head of Department

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

DYBICZ, Phillip
Assistant Professor of Social Work

B.A., Illinois State University; M.S.W., University of Houston; Ph.D., University of Kansas; 2013.

DYKE, Marilyn S.
Lecturer in English

B. A., Cedar Crest College; M. A., Lehigh University; M. A., Jersey City University; 2008.

*EAVES, Michael H.
Professor of Communication Arts

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

EDWARDS, Clyde L.
Associate Professor of Art

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.

*ELDER, John F.
Professor of Biology

B.S., M.S. Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic University; 1996; 2006.

*ELLIS, Iris C.
Associate Professor of Adult and Career Education

B.B.A., M.Ed., Ed.D., Valdosta State University; 2000; 2009.

*ELSON, Raymond J.
Professor of Accounting

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

ELSTAK, Iwan Rene
Associate Professor of Mathematics 

Doctorandus (M.Sc.), Leiden University; Ph.D., Ohio State University; 2011; 2016.

ENLOE, Tanya S.
Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

B.A., Harding University; M.S., University of Mississippi; 1994.

ERROL, Mark T.
Lecturer in Art

B.F.A., SUNY-New Paltz; M.F.A., Georgia State University; 2015.

FAIRCLOTH, J. Myron
Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S.N., Valdosta State University; M.S.N., Brenau University; 2008; 2013.

FARES, Mary Azar
Professor of Physics, Astronomy, and Geosciences

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Tennessee Technological University; 1993; 2008.

FARES, Said C.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science

B.S., University of Technology, Baghdad; M.S., DePaul University; 1985.

FARWELL, Douglas G.
Professor of Music and Head of Department

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.

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

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

*FIESTER, Herbert R.
Associate Professor of Curriculum, Leadership, and Technology

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; 2016.

FIKE, Darrell
Professor of English

B.A., M.A., University of Memphis; Ph.D. Florida State University; 1999; 2008.

FLAHERTY, Francis A.
Professor of Physics, Astronomy, and Geosciences

B.S., Manhattan College; M.S., St. Johns University; Ph.D., Fordham University; 1985; 1999.

FOCSAN, Alexandrina Ligia
Associate Professor of Chemistry

B.S., Babes Bolyai University, Romania; Ph.D., University of Alabama; 2011; 2016.

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 Marketing and International Business

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

FROST, Guy V.
Associate Professor of Library Science and Serials 

B.M.E., M.M.E., Valdosta State University; M.L.S., Ed.S., Florida State University; 1998; 2008.

FUTRELL, Gary D.
Assistant Professor of Marketing and International Business

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

GAMBLE, Kelly
Assistant Professor of Accounting

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

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

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

GASKINS, Rebecca A.
Senior Lecturer in English

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

GELDRICH, Peter M.
Assistant Professor of Music

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

GELTNER, Ted
Associate Professor of English

B. A., Lehigh University; M. A., Ph.D., University of Florida; 2008; 2014.

*GERBER, Brian L.
Professor of Middle, Secondary, Reading, and Deaf Education and Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

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

GHEESLING, J. Dominick
Associate Professor of Art

B. S., M. F. A., Florida State University, 2010; 2015.

GIBSON, David R.
Professor of Computer Science

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

*GIBSON, Nicole M.
Professor of Curriculum, Leadership, and Technology

B.S., Georgia College and State University; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Georgia; 2002; 2011.

GILL, Jennifer D.
Instructor in Management and Healthcare Administration

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.

GODDARD, Russell H.
Professor of Biology

B.S., University of Massachusetts; M.S., University of South Florida; Ph.D., University of Texas; 1994; 2010.

GOEL, Sudhir K.
Professor of Mathematics 

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

*GONZALEZ, Luis
Associate Professor of Economics and Finance

B.A., Georgetown University; M.S, Ph.D., University of Kentucky; 2011; 2016.

GOODE, Elizabeth A.
Professor of Music

B.M., University of Tennessee at Knoxville; M.M., M.M.A., D.M.A., Yale University; 1995; 2006.

*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.

GRAHAM, Vickie L.
Senior Lecturer in Mathematics 

B. S.,Valdosta State University; M. A. , Georgia State University; 2008; 2015.

*GRANT, Matthew A.
Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Physical Education

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

*GRAVES, Jessica B.
Associate Professor of Early Childhood and Special Education

B.S., Georgia College and State University; M.Ed., Albany State University; Ph.D., University of Georgia; 2011; 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 Curriculum, Leadership, and Technology

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

GREENFIELD, Anne L.
Associate Professor of English

B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.A., Western Washington University; Ph.D., University of Denver; 2011; 2016.

*GRIMES, Lee E.
Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling

B.A., B.S.Ed., Valdosta State College; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Georgia; 2013; 2017.

GROSZOS, Mark S.
Associate Professor of Physics, Astronomy, and Geosciences

B.S., Eastern Illinois University; Ph.D., Florida State University; 2002; 2008.

*GROVE, Theresa J.
Associate Professor of Biology

B.A., Washington University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Maine; 2006; 2012.

GRUBBS, Jennifer H.
Instructor in Kinesiology and Physical Education

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

*GUPTA, Sanjay
Professor of Accounting and Associate Dean of the Langdale College of Business Administration

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

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
Assistant Professor of Management and Healthcare Administration

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

*HAGGARD, Dixie R.
Professor of History

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

*HALL, Deborah
Associate Professor of English

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

*HAND, Carl M.
Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice

B.A., Belmont Abbey College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville; 1994; 2002.

*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.

HANSEN, John E.
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Physical Education

B.B.A., M.Ed., Valdosta State College; 1983; 1990.

HARDESTY, Tamara
Assistant Professor of Music

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

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

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
Associate Professor of Art

B.F.A., Valdosta State University; M.F.A., University of Georgia; 2011; 2016.

HEATH, Ellis B.
Associate Professor of Economics and Finance

A.B., Washington University in St. Louis; M. A., Youngstown State University; Ph.D., West Virginia University; 2009; 2014.

*HECKAMAN, Kelly A.
Associate Professor of Early Childhood and Special Education

B.A., University of Florida; M.Ed., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., Ohio State University; 2005.

*HENKEL, Timothy P.
Associate Professor of Biology

B.S., Rutgers University; M.S., Ph.D., University of North Carolina Wilmington; 2011; 2016.

HEUSS, Abigail W.
Assistant Professor of Art

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

*HOCHSCHILD, Thomas R., Jr.
Associate Professor of Sociology

B.A., M.A., Cleveland State University; Ph.D., University of Connecticut; 2011; 2016.

HOFF, Russell J.
Assistant Professor of Athletic Training

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

HOJJATIE, Barry
Professor of Physics, Astronomy, and Geosciences and Coordinator of the Engineering Program

M.S., Mississippi State University; Ph.D., University of Florida; 2003; 2012.

HOLLAND, James D.
Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S.N., Thomas College; M.S.N., Valdosta State University; 2006; 2012.

HOLLERN, Kendra A.
Assistant Professor of Political Science

B.A., Winona State University; M.S., Florida State University; J.D., University of Florida; Ll.M., Stetson University; 2013.

*HOLLIMAN, Diane C.
Professor of Social Work

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

HOLT, Michael O.
Associate Professor of Library Science and Reference Librarian

B. A., M. A., M. L. I. S., Valdosta State University; 2010; 2016.

HORN, Marko
Assistant Professor of Management and Healthcare Administration

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

HOWARD, Lori C.
Instructor in Athletic Training

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

*HOWINGTON, Eric B.
Associate Professor of Management and Healthcare Administration

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Alabama; 2007; 2012.

*HSIAO, E-Ling
Associate Professor of Curriculum, Leadership, and Technology

B.S.Ed., National Chiayi University; M.Ed., National Changhua University of Education; Ph.D., Ohio University; 2011; 2016.

HSU, Howard P
Assistant Professor of Music

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

*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.

HULL, Karla M.
Professor of Higher Education

B.S., M.S., Arizona State University; Ed.D., University of Vermont; 1996; 2001.

HUTCHISON, Sean
Instructor in Athletic Training

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

*HWANG, Taewon
Associate Professor of Management and Healthcare Administration

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

*INDERGAARD, Lyle M.
Professor of Music

B.A., Minot State College; M.A., University of Wyoming; D.M.A., Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester; 1995; 2006.

IVERSON, Esther L.
Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

B.A., Mankato State University; M.F.A., Minnesota State University; 2009.

*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.

JEWUSIAK, Jacob M.
Associate Professor of English

B.A., Texas Christian University; M.A., University at Buffalo; Ph.D., University at Buffalo; 2012; 2017.

JOHNS, Kristen M.
Associate Professor of Music

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

JOHNSON, Charles
Professor of History

B.A., Michigan State; M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan University; 1997; 2007.

JOHNSON, Theodore
Associate Professor of Communication Science and Disorders

B.S., M.A., College of New Jersey; Au.D., University of Florida; 2013.

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.
Associate Professor of Economics and Finance

B.A., Salisbury University; M.A., University of Tennessee; 2011; 2016.

*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 Social Work

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

KATAWAL, Ubaraj
Assistant Professor of English

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

*KELLEY, Heather M.
Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling

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 Curriculum, Leadership, and Technology

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

*KINNEY, Jane M.
Professor of English

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

*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 Psychology and Counseling

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

KRISPIN, Jonathan V.
Assistant Professor of Management and Healthcare Administration

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

KRUEGER, Carol J.
Associate Professor of Music and Director of Choral Music

B.M.E., University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh; M.M., D.M.A., University of Miami; 2015.

KUHLMEIER, David
Professor of Marketing and International Business

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.

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 Marriage and Family Therapy

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 Middle Grades, Secondary, Reading, and Deaf Education

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

*LAPLANT, James T.
Professor of Political Science and Assistant Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School

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 Marriage and Family Therapy

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.

*LEADER, Lars F.
Associate Professor of Curriculum, Leadership, and Technology

B.S., University of Arizona; M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University; 1999; 2016.

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

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

LEAVITT, Tod
Lecturer in Music

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

*LEECH, Donald W.
Professor of Curriculum, Leadership, and Technology and Associate Dean of the College of Education and Human Services

B.S., M.A.T., Jacksonville University; Ed.D., University of North Florida; 2000; 2009.

*LENNON, Sean M.
Associate Professor of Middle Grades, Secondary, Reading, and Deaf Education

B.A., M.A.T., Salisbury University; Ed.D., University of Maryland-Eastern Shore; 2008; 2013.

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.

*LOUGHRY, William James
Professor of Biology

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

LOVERN, Lavonna L.
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies

B.A., Central Methodist University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia; 2008; 2016.

LOWE, Janice L.
Senior Lecturer in Mathematics 

B. S. (2), M. Ed., Valdosta State University; 2008; 2015.

LOWE, Shannon R.
Associate Professor of Music
B.M.E., M.M., University of Florida; D.M.A., SUNY-Stony Brook; 2009; 2016.

*LOWNEY, Kathleen S.
Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice

B.A., University of Washington; M.Ph., Ph.D., Drew University; 1989; 1998.

LU, Lucia Y.
Associate Professor of Early Childhood and Special Education

B.A., National Taiwan University; M.A.T.,Oklahoma City University; Ph.D., Indiana University; 2007; 2011.

LU, Jia
Associate Professor of Physics, Astronomy, and Geosciences

B. E., Suzhou Institute of Urban Construction; M. C. P., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., Ohio State University; 2010; 2015.

MANNING, Thomas J.
Professor of Chemistry

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

*MARCIANO, Deborah L.
Associate Professor of Early Childhood and Special Education

B.S., M.Ed., Rhode Island College; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University; 2011.

*MARTIN, Ellice P.
Professor of Middle, Secondary, Reading, and Deaf Education

B.S., University of Georgia; M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Valdosta State University; 2002; 2013.

*MARTINEZ, James
Associate Professor of Middle, Secondary, Reading, and Deaf Education

B.S. Ed., M.A., University of South Dakota; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City; 2011; 2016.

MASON, Joseph 
Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

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

MAYS, Jason D.
Instructor in Kinesiology and Physical Education

B.A., Georgetown University; 2015.

MBOUP, Babacar
Assistant Professor of Modern and Classical Languages

B.A., M.A., University of Dakar, Sénégal; M.A., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts; 2003.

*MCDONOUGH, Colleen M.
Professor of Biology

B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ph.D., University of California-Davis; 1994; 2004.

MCENTIRE, Serina J.
Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology

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

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

B.A., Valdosta State University; M.S., Valdosta State University; D.P.A., Valdosta State University; 2012; 2016.

*MERWIN, Gerald A.
Professor of Political Science and Director for Public Administration and Organizational Leadership Programs

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.

MIAH, Mizanur
Professor of Social Work and Head of Department

B.A., M.A., University of Dhaka; M.P.H., University of California-Berkeley; M.S.W., University of Illinois; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University; 2013.

MIHAIL, Radu Paul
Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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

*MILLER, Patricia Ann
Professor of English

B.A., Texas Woman’s University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa; 1989; 1999.

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

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

*MINOR, Lynn C.
Professor of Early Childhood and Special Education and Interim Dean of the Dewar College of Education and Human Services

B.S.Ed., Auburn University; M.Ed., Ed.D., Valdosta State University; 2000; 2011.

MOATES, K. Nathan
Associate Professor of Management and Healthcare Administration

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.

MOHAMMED-AWEL, Jemal
Professor of Mathematics 

B.Sc., M.Sc., Addis Ababa University; M.Sc., Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo; 2006; 2010.

*MONETTI, David M.
Professor of Psychology and Counseling

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

MONTGOMERY, Denise L.
Associate Professor of Library Science and Reference Librarian

B.A., Sweet Briar College; M.S., Florida State University; 1986; 1996.

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

M.A., Florida Atlantic University; M.S.L.I.S., Florida State University; 2009; 2013.

MULLIGAN, Talley
Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

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

MUNCY, James A.
Professor of Marketing and International Business

B.A., Ph.D., Texas Tech University; 1993; 1999.

*MYERS-JENNINGS, Corine C.
Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders and Head of Department

B.A., M.A., South Carolina State College; Ph.D., University of Florida; 1995; 2002.

NAWROCKI, Selena C.
Professor of Art

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

NEEMAN, Stephanie
Assistant Professor of Music

B.M., M.M., Manhattan School of Music; D.M.A., University of Cincinnati; 2016.

*NELSON, David R.
Associate Professor of Communication Arts

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

*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 Educational Leadership

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 Interim Head of Department

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

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, and Geosciences

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

*NOVIELLO, Sheri R.
Professor of Nursing and Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences

B.S.N., Columbus College; M.S.N., Troy State University; Ph.D., Medical College of Georgia; 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.

*OGLESBY, Catherine
Professor of History

B.A., Tift College; M.A., Auburn University; Ph.D., Michigan State University; 1997; 2006.

OLSON, Jeffrey K.
Associate Professor of Music

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

ONATE, Martha J.
Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.A., University of Akron; A.A.S., M.S., Gulf Coast Community College; M.S.N., University of South Alabama; 2015.

*ORENDUFF, Lai Kent Chew
Associate Professor of Art; Dean of Undergraduate Studies

B. A., M. A., University of Texas; Ph. D., City University of New York; 2004; 2009.

OSTAPSKI, S. Andrew
Professor of Management and Healthcare Administration

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

*OTT, Kenneth D.
Professor of Adult and Career Education

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

OTT, L. Dee
Assistant 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.

PACE, Roy K., II
Senior Lecturer in English

B. S., Austin Peay State University; M. A., Valdosta State University; 2007.

PAINE, Deborah C.
Assistant Professor of Middle, Secondary, Reading, and Deaf Education

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

PARK, Kyoung-Im
Associate Professor of Art

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

*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 Curriculum, Leadership, and Technology and Head of Department

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

*PEARCE, A. Blake
Professor of Art and Dean of the College of the Arts

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 Student Success Center

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

PIEPENBURG, Scott
Assistant Professor of Library Science and Head of Cataloguing

B.A., Concordia College; M.A., M.L.I.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; 2013.

PIHOS, Melissa
Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

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

*PLUMLY, L. Wayne, Jr.
Professor of Economics and Finance and Dean of the Langdale College of Business Administration

B.A., College of William and Mary; M.A., Ph.D., Georgia State University; 1980; 1995.

PORTERFIELD, Melissa Rynn
Lecturer in Communication Arts

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

POTTER, Beatriz
Senior Lecturer in Modern and Classical Languages

M.Ed. Valdosta State University; 2008; 2015.

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

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

*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.

*RADCLIFFE, Barbara J.
Associate Professor of Middle, Secondary, Reading, and Deaf Education and Head of Department

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

*RANDOLPH, Crystal C.
Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

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

REN, Xiaoai
Assistant Professor of Information Science

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

REID, Denise T.
Professor of Mathematics

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

*REISENWITZ, Timothy H.
Professor of Marketing and International Business

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

RICHARD, Matthew J.
Associate Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice

B.A., University of New Hampshire; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York-Binghamton; 1997; 2002.

*RICHARDS, Connie L.
Professor of English and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

B.A., M.A., University of South Dakota; Ph.D., Kansas State University; 2008.

RICKMAN, Barney J., III
Professor of History

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

*RIEGER, Alicja
Professor of Early Childhood and Special Education

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

*RING, Brian C.
Associate Professor of Biology

B.S., Ph.D. Florida State University; 2006;2011.

RITTER, Michelle
Associate Professor of Nursing

B.S.N. ,Valdosta State University; M.S.N., Albany State University; 2006; 2017.

RIVERS, Larry
Professor of History

B.S., Fort Valley State University; M.A., Villanova University; Ph.D., Carnegie-Mellon University; Ph.D., University of London; 2016.

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

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

*ROBSON, Deborah C.
Associate Professor of Communication Arts

B.A., George Mason University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts at Amherst; 2002; 2007.

RODEFER, Joshua
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Counseling

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

ROGERS, Emily Cofield
Associate 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; 2014.

ROGERS, Hudson P.
Professor of Marketing and International Business and Interim Head of Department

B.S., University of West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago; M.B.A., University of New Orleans; D.B.A., University of Memphis; 2014.

ROGERS, John G.
Senior Lecturer in English

B. A., M. A., University of Kentucky; 2008; 2015.

*ROLAND, Karin Pafford
Professor of Economics and Finance and Interim Head of Department

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.

ROWLAND, Daniel
Lecturer in Music

B.M.E., Millikin University; M.A., University of Northern Iowa; 2013.

ROY, Krishnendu
Associate Professor of Computer Science and Interim Head of Department

B.Tech., University of Calcutta; M.S., Ph.D., Louisiana State University; 2009; 2014.

ROYLE, Matthew Todd
Professor of Management and Healthcare Administration

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

RUMSTAY, Kenneth S.
Professor of Physics, Astronomy, and Geosciences

B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.A., Wesleyan University; Ph.D., Ohio State University; 1984; 1998.

*RUSSELL, Victoria
Associate Professor of Modern and Classical Languages

B.S., Auburn University; M.A.T., Jacksonville University; Ph.D., University of South Florida; 2010; 2014.

SALAMI, Tolulope O.
Associate 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; 2010.

*SANDERSON, Sonya L.
Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Physical Education and Interim Head of Department

B.S., M. A., Austin Peay State University; D.A., Middle Tennessee State University; 2005; 2013.

SANGER, Michael
Associate Professor of Social Work

B.A., University of Kansas; M.A., University of Missouri; M.S., Drexel University; M.S.W., Ph.D, Catholic University of America; 2005; 2011.

SANTAS, Aristotelis
Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Florida State University; 1990; 2003.

SARTIN, Nancy A.
Instructor in Early Childhood and Special Education

B.S., M.A., Ed.S., Valdosta State College; 2013.

SAULS, Denise
Lecturer in Nursing

B.S.N., Medical College of Georgia; M.Ed., University of Georgia; M.S.N., Valdosta State University; 2014.

*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.

*SCHEETZ, Nanci A.
Professor of Middle, Secondary, Reading, and Deaf Education

B.A., M.A., Ed.D., University of Northern Colorado; 1999; 2004.

SCHEFFLER, Anthony J.
Professor of Curriculum, Leadership, and Technology and Interim Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

B.A., Louisiana Tech University; M.S., University of New Orleans; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi; 2012.

SCHEULER, Steven A.
Associate Professor of Library Science 

B.A., M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.L.S., Emporia State University; 2001; 2005.

*SCHMERTZING, Lorraine
Professor of Curriculum, Leadership, and Technology

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

*SCHMERTZING, Richard
Professor of Curriculum, Leadership, and Technology

B.A., George Washington University; Ed.D., Harvard University; 1998; 2007.

SCHMIDT, Michael T.
Professor of Art and Head of Department

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

*SCHNAKE, Mel E.
Professor of Management and Healthcare Administration

B.S., Illinois College; M.B.A., Illinois State University; D.B.A., Mississippi State University; 1989.

SERINI, Shirley A.
Associate Professor of Communication Arts

B.G.S., University of Kentucky; M.A.T., State University of New York at New Paltz; Ph.D., University of Iowa; 2011; 2016.

SEMINOLE, Ree
Assistant Professor of Theatre

B.A., North Dakota State University; M.F.A., Florida State University; 2013.

SERRÁN-PAGÁN y FUENTES, Cristóbal
Associate 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; 2014.

*SEWELL, Donna N.
Professor of English and Interim Head of Department

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

*SIEGRIST, Gerald R.
Professor of Curriculum, Leadership, and Technology

B.A., M.Ed. Wichita State University; Ed.D., University of the Pacific; 1997; 2003.

SMITH, Kenneth A.
Associate Professor of Library Science

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

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

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

SOADY, Ana Victoria
Professor of Modern and Classical Languages 

A.B., Georgia State University; M.A., Ph.D., McMaster University; 1995; 2000.

*SODOWSKY, Karen P.
Associate Professor of Communication Arts

B.A., Millikin University; M.S.W., Ph.D., University of Illinois; 2007; 2014.

*SPIRES, Bob
Associate Professor of Middle, Secondary, Reading, and Deaf Education

B.S.Ed., M.A., Ph.D., University of Georgia; 2013; 2017.

SPRINGFIELD, David
Assistant Professor of Music

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

SPRINGFIELD, Maila Gutierrez
Instructor in Music

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

*STELZER, Jiri
Professor of Kinesiology and Physical Education

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

*STOLTZ, Molly M.
Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

B. A., Saint Vincent College; M. A., Ph. D., Duquesne University; 2008.

STRICKLER, V. James
Assistant Professor of Political Science

B.A., J. D., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Stanford University; 2011.

STROZIER, Shaunita D.
Associate Professor of Early Childhood and Special Education

B.S., Auburn University; M.Ed., Auburn University; Ph.D., Auburn University; 2012; 2016.

*STUNDA, Ronald A.
Associate Professor of Accounting and Interim Department Head

B.S., Penn State University; M.B.A., University of Alabama; Ph.D., Florida State University; 2011; 2015.

SURIEL, Regina L.
Assistant Professor of Middle, Secondary, Reading, and Deaf Education

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

SWAN, Glenda M.
Assistant Professor of Art

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

*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 Psychology and Counseling

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

TAYLOR, Terri Gayle
Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S.N., M.S.N., Valdosta State University; 2006; 2012.

*THIELE, Harold E.
Assistant Professor of Information Studies

B.A., B.S.Ed., M.L.I.S., University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh; 2011.

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

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

THOMAS, Kwanza M.
Instructor of Nursing

B.S.N., Auburn University; M.S.N., South University; 2015.

*THOMERSON, J. D.
Professor of Adult and Career Education

B.A., Carson-Newman College; M.Ed., Ed.S., Valdosta State College; Ed.D., University of Georgia; 1992; 2004.

*THOMPSON, Theresa M.
Professor of English

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

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

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

TORI, Cynthia R.
Professor of Economics and Finance

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

*TOST, Jeremy R.
Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling

B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M. A., New Mexico State University; Ph.D., New Mexico State University; 2011; 2016.

TROWELL, Sandra Davis
Associate Professor of Mathematics 

B.S.Ed, Valdosta State College; M.Ed., Georgia State University; Ph.D., Florida State University; 2011; 2016.

TRUBY, William F.
Assistant Professor of Curriculum, Leadership, and Technology

B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., Kent State University; 2014.

*TSEMUNHU, Rudo E.
Associate Professor of Curriculum, Leadership, and Technology

B.Ed., University of Zimbabwe; M.Ed., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University; 2011; 2016.

TSIKATA, Prosper V.
Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

B.A., University of Cape Coast; M.Sc., University of Hull; M.S., Ph.D., Ohio University; 2015.

*TURCO, Jenifer
Professor of Biology

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

*UYENO, Theodore A.
Associate Professor of Biology

B.Sc., M.Sc., University of Calgary; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; 2011; 2016.

VAN PETTEN, Deborah J.
Assistant Professor of Library Science and Reference Librarian

B.A., M.S.L., Western Michigan University; 1990.

VASSEUR, Jeffrey L.
Professor of English

B.A., Transylvania University; Ph.D., University of Utah; 1996; 2006.

VELEZ MARULANDA, José A.
Associate 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; 2015.

*VINCENT, Paul C.
Associate Professor of Physics,Astronomy, and Geosciences

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

VU, Jenny B.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

B.S., Valdosta State University; M.S., Florida State University; Ph.D. Columbia University; 2011.

*WALCZAK, Grazyna H.
Associate 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; 2016.

WALDEN, Katie M.
Instructor in Communication Sciences and Disorders

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

WALKER, Calvin M.
Associate Professor of African American Studies
B.S., M.S., University of Tennessee at Martin; Ph.D., Georgia State University; 1985; 1996.

WALKER, Colin M.
Lecturer in Communication Arts

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

*WALKER, Edward D., II
Professor of Management and Healthcare Administration and
Head of Department
B.S.,
Presbyterian College; M.B.A., Auburn University; Ph.D., University of Georgia; 2004; 2014.

WALTERS, Stacey D.
Instructor in Athletic Training

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

*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.

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 Marriage and Family Therapy and Head of Department

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

*WASIELESKI, David T.
Professor of Psychology and Counseling

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

WEHLING, Susan R.
Professor of Modern and Classical Languages

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

WESCOATT, Benjamin
Assistant Professor of Mathematics 

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Oklahoma State University; 2013.

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 Psychology and Counseling

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

WHEELER, Jacqueline S.
Professor of Communication Arts

B.A., College of St. Teresa; M.A., Southern Illinois University; M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University; 1986; 1998.

*WHISLER, Vesta R.
Associate Professor of Adult and Career Education

B.S., M.A., Ball State University; Ph.D. Capella University; 2006; 2011.

WILDMAN, Karl B.
Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

B.A., State University of New York-Oswego; M.F.A., University of Florida; 2012.

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

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

*WILLIAMS, David
Professor of History

B.A., M.Ed., North Georgia College; M.A., Central Michigan University; M.A., Washington College; Ph.D., Auburn University; 1988; 1997.

*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.

WINSKA, Kalina M.
Assistant Professor of Art

M.F.A., Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw, Poland; M.F.A., University of Florida; 2012.

WISHART, Helen A.
Lecturer in English

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

*WITHERSPOON, Candace L.
Associate Professor of Accounting

B.S., Western Kentucky University; M.P.A., Western Kentucky University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky; 2012; 2016.

WOLDMAN, Yakov Y.
Professor of Chemistry

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

WOOD, Gary L.
Professor of Chemistry

B.S., Texas Tech University; M.S., Ph.D., University of New Mexico; 1988; 2001.

WORKMAN, Jamie L.
Assistant Professor of Curriculum, Leadership, and Technology
B.S.Ed., Eastern Illinois University; M.S., Indiana State University; Ph.D., Ohio University

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
Assistant Professor of Adult and Career Education

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

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

B. S., Emory University; M.S.L.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; 2008; 2013.

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 Information Studies

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

*YEHL, Robert (Sherman)
Associate Professor of Political Science

B.A., Indiana University; M.P.A., American University; Ph.D., University of Houston; 2011; 2016.

YU, Kristin
Lecturer in Music

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