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Samford University Catalog 2016-2017 Academic Year
Samford University
   
 
    
 
  Dec 16, 2017
 
Samford University Catalog 2016-2017 Academic Year [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Boards, Administration, and Faculty



Board of Trustees (2014-2015)*

Officers of the Board

Timothy Vines, Chair (2019) - Birmingham, Alabama
Beth Thorne Stukes, Vice Chair (2018) - Jasper, Alabama
Victor E. Nichol, Jr., Secretary (Life) - Birmingham, Alabama
D. Warren Bailey, Assistant Secretary (2017) - Birmingham, Alabama

Trustees

Linda H. Bachus (2016)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
David R. Belcher (2019) - Birmingham, Alabama
John E. Bell, Jr. (2019)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Judge Karon O. Bowdre (2017)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
The Honorable Albert P. Brewer (2018)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Victor M. Brown (2017)  -  Sterrett, Alabama
The Reverend Dr. Charles T. Carter (Life)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Boyd E. Christenberry (Life) - Montgomery, Alabama
Andrew B. Cundiff (2019) - Birmingham, Alabama
S. Earl Dove (Life) - Dothan, Alabama
Michael P. Dunn (2019) - Montgomery, Alabama
The Reverend Dr. Gary Fenton (2016)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
The Reverend Dr. Joseph C. Godfrey (2018)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
H. Hobart Grooms, Jr. (Life)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
The Reverend Dr. Gerald C. Hallmark (2016)  -  Alexander City, Alabama
Pete M. Hanna (2016)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Elmer B. Harris (Life)  -  Cropwell, Alabama
Robert Holmes, Jr. (2017) - Birmingham, Alabama
C. Thomas Houser (2019)  -  Huntsville, Alabama
J. Theodore Jackson, Jr. (2018)  -  Montgomery, Alabama
James R. Jackson (2018)  -  Sterrett, Alabama
Don Kilgore (2017)  -  Jasper, Alabama
The Reverend John E. King, Jr. (2016)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Thomas T. Lamberth (2019) - Alexander City, Alabama
Charles W. Lancaster (2019) - Gadsden, Alabama
Sheri P. McKean (2017)  -  Montgomery, Alabama
Jerry Newby (2017)  -  Athens, Alabama
Gary R. Pearman (2017)  -  Huntsville, Alabama
Alan Register (2018)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Mazen Sahawneh, O.D. (2016)  -  Mobile, Alabama
Mary Shaw (2016)  -  Pelham, Alabama
Albert L. Shumaker (2016)  -  Centre, Alabama
Zeke W. Smith (2016) - Trussville, Alabama
Roderic G. Steakley (2017) - Huntsville, Alabama
William J. Stevens, Chairman (2018) - Birmingham, Alabama
James C. Stivender (Life)  -  Gadsden, Alabama
Ronald L. Watkins (2018)  -  Gadsden, Alabama
Rhonda C. Witcher (2019)  -  Cullman, Alabama
The Reverend Dr. Jay L. Wolf (2018)  -  Montgomery, Alabama
The Reverend Dr. Rick L. Lance (ex officio)  -  Montgomery, Alabama
The Reverend Dr. Travis Coleman, Jr. (ex officio)  -  Prattville, Alabama

* Board terms run from December to December.

Board of Overseers (2015)*

Officers of the Board

Jeffrey I. Stone, Chair (2016) - Birmingham, Alabama
C. Keith Herron, Vice Chair (2017) - Birmingham, Alabama

Overseers

Thomas D. Armstrong (2017)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Bonnie Bolding (Emerita) - Birmingham, Alabama
Andrew L. Brasher (2019) - Montgomery, Alabama
W. Todd Carlisle (2019) - Birmingham, Alabama
David Carrington (2016)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
David H. Chestnut, M.D. (Emeritus)  -  Nashville, Tennessee
William T. Cleveland (2017)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Gary M. Cooney (Emeritus)  -  Addison, Texas
Isaac M. Cooper (2018)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Joseph O. Dean, Jr. (2016)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Willard L. Dean (Emeritus)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Carolyn P. Drennen (Emerita)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Carolyn B. Featheringill (2017) - Birmingham, Alabama
Ann Thornton Field (2017) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
John M. Floyd (2016)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Wayne Flynt (Emeritus)  -  Auburn, Alabama
Randall J. Freeman (2018)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Brenda M. Hackney (Emerita)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Daniel C. Hall (2019) - Jackson, Mississippi
Lee Henderson (2018)  -  Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Gregory R. Hodges (Emeritus)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Timothy M. Howard, M.D. (2016) - Owens Cross Roads, Alabama
Jennifer D. Jackson (2016)  -  Atlanta, Georgia
C. Curtis James, Jr. (2016)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
J. Fred Kingren (2016)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Drew Langloh (2017)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Alice M. Laurendine (2018)  -   Birmingham, Alabama
Carolyn M. McKinstry (2017)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
R. Clayton McWhorter (Emeritus)  -  Nashville, Tennessee
Carl Edwin Miller III (2016)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Malcolm K. Miller, Jr. (Emeritus)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Eric L. Motley (2016)  -  Washington, DC
Kevin C. Newsom (2018) - Birmingham, Alabama
Vince E. Noblitt (2017)  -  Fairhope, Alabama
Frank O. Page, M.D. (Emeritus)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Edward R. Pascoe (Emeritus)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Lenora W. Pate (Emerita) - Birmingham, Alabama
Greg Powell (2017)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Sandra H. Ray (Emerita)  -  Tuscaloosa, Alabama
J. Thomas Richie (2019) - Birmingham, Alabama
Robbie Robertson (2019) - Birmingham, Alabama
Richard R. Robey (2017)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Senator Jeff B. Sessions (Emeritus)  -  Mobile, Alabama
Jacquelyn S. Shaia (Emerita)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
R. Waid Shelton, Jr., M.D. (Emeritus)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Vicki R. Simmons (2017)  -  Memphis, Tennessee
Richard E. Smith (2019) - Birmingham, Alabama
Jack D. Stewart (Emeritus)  -  Louisville, Kentucky
Sharon D. Stuart (2016)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Neal Wade (2016)  -  Panama City, Florida
William J. Ward (Emeritus) - Birmingham, Alabama
Anna E. Williams (2017)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Elouise Wilkins Williams (Emerita)  -  Birmingham, Alabama
Ronnie J. Wynn (Emeritus) - Montgomery, Alabama
Gil T. Simmons (ex officio)  - Birmingham, Alabama

* Board terms run from December to December.


Administration

Officers

President

Andrew Westmoreland
B.A., Ouachita Baptist University
M.A., University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
Ed.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

J. Michael Hardin
B.S., University of West Florida
M.S., Florida State University
M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Executive Vice President and Vice President for Business and Financial Affairs

Harry B. Brock, III (Buck)
B.S., The University of Alabama

Vice President for Marketing and Communication

Betsy Bugg Holloway

B.A., Vanderbilt University
M.B.A., Samford University
Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

R. Philip Kimrey
A.A., Chipola Junior College
B.A., William Carey College
M.R.E., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
Ed.D., The University of Alabama

Vice President for University Advancement

W. Randall Pittman
B.S., Auburn University

College/School Deans

Howard College of Arts and Sciences

Timothy D. Hall, Dean and Professor
B.A., Grace University
Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary
M.A., The University of Chicago
Ph.D., Northwestern University

School of the Arts

Joseph Hopkins, Dean and Professor
B.M., Shorter College
M.M., Baylor University
D.M., Indiana University

Brock School of Business

J. Howard Finch, Dean and Professor
B.B.A, North Georgia College and State University
M.B.A., Mercer University
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Beeson School of Divinity

Timothy F. George, Ralph W. Beeson Dean and Professor
A.B.,The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
M.Div., Th.D., Harvard University

Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education

Jean A. Box, Dean and Professor
B.S., Auburn University
M.A., Ph.D., Ed. S., University of Alabama at Birmingham

School of Health Professions

Alan P. Jung, Dean and Professor
B.S., James Madison University
M.S., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Cumberland School of Law

Henry C. Strickland, Dean and Ethel P. Malugen Professor
B.A., Presbyterian College
J.D., Vanderbilt University

Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing

Nena F. Sanders, Dean, Professor, Ralph W. Beeson Chair of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., D.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham

McWhorter School of Pharmacy

Michael A. Crouch, Fred E. McWhorter Dean and Professor 
B.S., The University of North Carolina
Pharm D., Medical University of South Carolina

School of Public Health

Keith Elder, Dean and Professor
B.S., M.P.H., M.P.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ph.D., University of Maryland


Administrative Staff

Academic Affairs

Vice Provost Nena F. Sanders
Senior Associate Provost Thomas W. Woolley
Associate Provost for Academics Christopher Metress
Associate Provost for Administration Nancy C. Biggio
Assistant Provost for Assessment and Accreditation Katrina Hunter Mintz
Dean of Samford University Library Kimmetha Herndon
Director of the Academic Success Center Bridget C. Rose
Director of Disability Resources Brittany Gregg
Director of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives Denise Gregory
Director of the Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics & Leadership Drayton Nabers, Jr.
Director of Global Engagement Lauren Doss
Director of Law Library Gregory K. Laughlin
Director of Special Projects Sheila L. Thomas
Director of University Fellows Bryan M. Johnson
University Registrar John J. Flynn
Research Professor of History Ginger Frost
Academic Grants Officer Linnea Minnema

 

Business and Financial Affairs

Associate Vice President for Business and Financial Affairs Lisa C. Imbragulio
Chief Information Officer Doug Rigney
Director of Athletics Martin Newton
Director of Budget & Financial Planning Matt DeFore
Director of Capital Planning & Improvement David T. Whitt
Director of Business Services H. Michael McCormack
Director of LSW Fine Arts Center Kenny Gannon
Director of Event Management Allison Tolar
Director of Facilities Management D. Mark Fuller
Director of Human Resources Fred Rogan
Director of Security and Compliance John Bandy
Director of Student Financial Services Lane Smith
Controller Mike Darwin
Manager of Accounting & Financial Services K. Randy McKinney

 

President’s Office

Assistant to the President Michael Morgan
Assistant to the President for Church Relations Kevin Blackwell
Chief Strategy Officer Colin Coyne
General Counsel Clark Watson

 

Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

Dean of Admission Jason Black
Assistant Vice President for Residential & University Services Lauren Taylor
Assistant Vice President for Student Life Renie Moss
Assistant Vice President for Spiritual Life & University Minister Matt Kerlin
Assistant Vice President for Student Services & Values Advocate Garry Atkins
Director of Campus Recreation Nick Madsen
Director of Campus Visits & Special Programs, Admission Elizabeth Primm
Director of Counseling Services Richard Yoakum
Director of Greek Life Julie Fletcher
Director of Operations, Admission Brad Tomas
Director of Parent Programs Susan Todd Doyle
Director of Public Safety & Emergency Management Wayne Pittman
Director of Recruitment, Admission Brian Kennedy
Director of Student Activities & Events Paige Acker
Director of Student Leadership & Involvement Laura Breedlove

 

University Advancement

Assistant Vice President for University Advancement Douglas Wilson
Executive Director, University Communication Philip Poole
Senior Director of Alumni Programs and Annual Giving Lauren McCaghren
Director of Advancement Services Judith F. Aucoin
Director of Alumni Programs Casey Ramey
Director of Annual Giving Kim Cripps
Director of Broadcast Media Brad Radice
Director of Client Relations Laine Williams
Director of Creative Operations Janica York Carter
Director of Gift & Estate Planning Gene Howard
Director of Public Relations and Senior Editor William A. Nunnelley
Director of Web and Digital Marketing Todd Cotton

 


Full-Time Faculty

Adams-Mitchell, Candice

Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders (2015)
B.S., The University of Mississippi
M.S., Harding University
SLP.D., Nova Southeastern University

Adedoyin, A. Christson

Associate Professor, Social Work (2014)
B.S., M.S.W., University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Alemán, Carlos Enrique

Assistant Professor, History (2013)
B.A., University of California-Santa Cruz
Ph.D., Michigan State University

Amamoo, Monique Ahinee

Associate Professor, Public Health (2016)
B.S., Spelman College
M.S., Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Andrews, Emily Snider

Instructor, Music (2015)
B.M., Samford University
M.M., Baylor University
M.Div., Truett Theological Seminary

Ankney, Raymond N.

Chair, Associate Professor, Journalism & Mass Communication (2006)
B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.A., Syracuse University
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Arnold, John Jefferson

Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences (2008)
B. S., Auburn University
Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Ashe, Shannon

Instructor, Kinesiology (2013)
B.S., University of Arizona
M.Ed., Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Ashmore, Beth E.

Librarian, Samford University Library (2003)
B.A., Loyola University-Chicago
M.S., University of Illinois

Atkinson, Bruce W.

Professor, Mathematics & Computer Science (1995)
B.A., Pomona College
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Bagby, Kelly Martin

Instructor, Communication Sciences & Disorders (2015)
B.S., M.S., University of Montevallo

Baggett, John Mark

Associate Professor, English, Law (1987)
B.A., M.A., J.D., The University of Alabama
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Bains, David R.

Interim Chair, S. Louis and Ann W. Armstrong Professor of Religion (1999)
B.A., University of Virginia
A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

Bakkegard, Kristin A.

Associate Professor, Biological & Environmental Sciences (2008)
B.S., United States Naval Academy
M.A., Boston University
M.S., Auburn University
Ph.D., Utah State University

Ballmann, Christopher

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology (2016)
B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., Auburn University

Barnette, James R.

Director, Pre-Ministerial Scholars,Associate Professor, Religion (1994)
B.A., Samford University
M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Basinger, Dana K.

Assistant Dean, Arts & Sciences,
Assistant Professor, Core Curriculum (2001)
B.A., M.A., The University of Alabama

Bass, S. Jonathan

Chair, Professor, History, University Historian (1998)
B.A., M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ph.D., The University of Tennessee

Bateman, J. Mark

Associate Professor, Educational Leadership (2004)
B.A., Carson-Newman College
M.A., Bowling Green State University
Ed.D., Indiana University

Battaglia, Lisa

Associate Professor, Religion (2012)
B.A., Duke University
M.A., The University of Alabama
M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Beall, Jennifer W.

Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2000)
B.S., Pharm.D., Samford University

Beckwith, Carl L.

Professor, Divinity (2007)
B.A., St. Olaf College
M.Phil., Trinity College
M.A., Yale Divinity School
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Beers, Geri W.

Professor, Nursing (1991)
B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ed.D., Samford University

Belski, William H.

Associate Professor, Accounting & Management Information Systems (2004)
B.A., Washington and Jefferson College
M.B.A., University of Notre Dame
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Benner, Kimberley W.

Professor, Pharmacy Practice (1997)
B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham
B.S., Pharm.D., Samford University

Bennett, Brad

Assistant Professor, Biological & Environmental Sciences (2015)
B.S., The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Ph.D., The University of Tennessee

Berry, Cynthia G.

Professor, Nursing (2002)
B.S.N., University of Bridgeport
M.S.N., D.N.P., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Berry, Jack W.

Associate Professor, Psychology (2009)
B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ph.D., The Wright Institute

Bickel, Christopher Scott

Associate Professor, Physical Therapy (2016)
B.S., Ohio University
M.P.T., Old Dominion University
Ph.D., The University of Georgia

Biggio, Nancy C.

Associate Provost for Administration, Associate Professor, Core Curriculum (2004)
B.A., Drew University
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Bigham, Amy Branyon

Associate Professor, Nursing (2012)
B.S.N., The University of Alabama
M.S.N., F.N.P., The Mississippi University for Women
D.N.P., University of South Alabama

Birkenfeld, Karen J.

Chair, Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction (2009)
B.S., M.E., University of Montevallo
Ed.D., University of West Georgia

Bishop, T. Brad

Professor, Law (1971)
B.A., Samford University
M.A., The University of Alabama
J.D., Samford University

Blankley, Alan

Chair, Professor, Accounting & Management Information Systems (2015)
B.S., Houghton College
M.A., Baylor University
M.B.A., Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Bluiett, Tarsha

Associate Professor, Curriculum & Instruction (2012)
B.S., M.A., University of Montevallo
Ed.S., Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Bowens, Andrea

Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy (2015)
B.S., D.P.T., University of Florida

Box, Jean Ann

Dean and Professor, Education (1989)
B.S., Auburn University
M.A., Ed.S., Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Boyd, Jennie Katharine

Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2015)
B.A., The University of Alabama
Pharm.D., Samford University

Bradley, Donald E.

Chair, Professor, Sociology (2014)
B.A., Mars Hill College
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Bradley, Joanna C.

Assistant Professor, World Languages & Cultures (2015)
B.A., Mars Hill College
M.A., La Pontifica Universidad Javeriana
Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Brammer, Charlotte D.

Associate Professor, Communication Studies (2004)
B.A., Hollins College
M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Bray, Gerald L.

Research Professor, Divinity (1994)
B.A., McGill University
Maitrise en lettres classiques, Doctorat de troisieme cycle en lettres classiques, University de Paris-Sorbonne

Broeseker, Amy E.

Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences (1994)
B.S.N., Pharm.D., University of Florida
Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Broom, Lowell S.

Professor, Accounting & Management Information Systems (2008)
B. S., William Carey College
M.B.A., Mississippi College
D.B.A., Louisiana Tech University

Buckner, Ellen Banks

Chair, Professor, Undergraduate Nursing (2016)
BSN, , MS, MSN, DSN, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Bunch, Wilton H.

Professor of Ethics, Philosophy (2004)
B.A., Walla Walla College
M.B.A., The University of Chicago
M.Div., Church Divinity School of the Pacific
M.D., Loma Linda University
Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Burckel, Bradley M.

Instructor, World Languages & Cultures (2013)
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University
M.A., The University of Alabama

Burgess, Susanne Finch

Associate Professor, Music (2015)
B.A., California State University
M.M. University of Memphis
Ed.D., The University of Tennessee

Busbee, M. Brad

Chair, Associate Professor, English (2013)
B.A., Presbyterian College
M.A., Middlebury College
Ph.D., University of California, Davis

Byland, Laura S.

Associate Professor, Theatre & Dance (2012)
B.A., Hiram College
M.A., Oklahoma State University
M.F.A., The University of Oklahoma

Cahoon, Terri M.

Chair, Associate Professor, Nurse Anesthesia (2003)
B.S.N., Auburn University
B.S, University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.S.N., University of Central Arkansas
D.N.P., The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Callighan, Heidi

Assistant Professor, Nursing (2012)
B.A., University of Central Florida
B.S., M.S., Samford University

Canfield, Michael

Director of Clinical Education, Instructor, Cardiopulmonary Sciences (2016)
B.S.A.H., M.A.Ed., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Carden, William (Art)

Associate Professor, Economics, Finance, & Quantitative Analysis (2012)
B.S., M.A., The University of Alabama
A.M., Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis

Carey, Michael Clay

Assistant Professor, Journalism & Mass Communication (2014)
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University
M.S., Ph.D., Ohio University

Carroll, John L.

Professor, Law (2001)
B.A., Tufts University,
J.D., Samford University
LL.M., Harvard University

Carson, Charles M., IV

Associate Dean, Professor, Entrepreneurship, Management, & Marketing (2004)
B.P.A., M.B.A., Mississippi State University
Ph.D., The University of Mississippi

Cartledge, Barbara H.

Assistant Dean, Assistant Professor, Entrepreneurship, Management, & Marketing (2003)
B.S., Vanderbilt University
M.B.A., Ed.S., Ed.D., Samford University

Carver, Pamela E.

Assistant Professor, Nursing (2016)
B.A., Samford University
B.S.N., M.A., M.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Casiday, Rachel

Associate Professor, Public Health (2015)
B.A., Washington University in St. Louis
M.Sc., Ph.D., Durham University

Castle, Mark J.

Associate Professor, Theatre & Dance (2005)
B.A., Leeds University
M.F.A., University of Memphis

Cates, Marshall E.

Professor, Pharmacy Practice (1995)
B.S., Rhodes College
Pharm.D., The University of Tennessee

Cecil, Cheryl

Chair, Assistant Librarian, Samford University Library (2005)
B.M., Samford University
M.L.I.S., The University of Alabama

Cecil, David

Associate Professor, Social Work (2016)
B.A., M.S.W., University of Kentucky
Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Chamberlain, Marigene

Assistant Professor, World Languages & Cultures (2005)
B.A., Samford University
M.A., Vanderbilt University
Ed.D., Graduate Theological Foundation

Chandler, Kristie B.

Chair, Associate Professor, Human Development & Family Life Education (2007)
B.B.A., M.Ed., Mississippi State University
Ph.D., University of North Texas

Chapman, David W.

Professor, English (1990)
B.A., The University of Oklahoma
M.A., The University of Tulsa
Ph.D., Texas Christian University

Cherry, C. Edward

Librarian, Samford University Library (1986)
B.A., Samford University
M.L.S., The University of Alabama

Cheshire, Diana

Associate Dean, Associate Professor, Curriculum & Instruction (2015)
B.S., Indiana University
M.S., University of California, San Diego
Ph.D., Indiana University

Chew, Stephen L.

Chair, Professor, Psychology (1993)
B.A., The University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Clapp, Douglas C.

Associate Professor, Classics (2001)
B.A., Dartmouth College
M.A., Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Coate, Kathryn (Katie)

Assistant Professor, Nutrition & Dietetics (2015)
B.S., M.S., Auburn University
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Cobia, F. Jane

Professor, Educational Leadership (2011)
B.S., Jacksonville State University
M.A., Ed.D., The University of Alabama

Cohen, Rachel Lee

Assistant Librarian, University Library (2012)
B.A., Southern Oregon University
M.A., M.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Coleman, Jennifer J.

Professor, Nursing (1999)
B.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.S.N., Samford University
Ph. D., The University of Southern Mississippi

Collins, Andrea W.

Assistant Professor, Nursing (2012)
B.S.N., M.S.N., D.N.P., Samford University

Collins, William P.

Professor, Political Science (1987)
A.B., Ph.D., Florida State University

Connell, Peggy

Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership (2012)
B.S., Jacksonville State University
M.A., Ed.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Cooper, Tadashia Jabril

Instructor, Cardiopulmonary Sciences (2016)
B.S., M.A.Ed., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Copeland, Philip L.

Professor, Music (2011)
B.M.E., University of Mississippi
M.M.E., Mississippi College
D.M.A., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Copeland, Rachel

Assistant Professor, Social Work (2015)
B.A., Wheaton College
M.S.W., The University of Alabama

Cortes, Cynthia G.

Professor, Nursing (2009)
B.S.N., Samford University
M.R.E., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.S.N., DrPH, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Cory, Joseph A.

Associate Professor, Art (2014)
B.A., Central College
B.F.A., School of The Art Institute of Chicago
M.F.A., The University of Chicago

Craig, Edward L., Jr.

Reference Librarian, Law Library (1988)
B.A., Ohio Northern University
M.A., University of Missouri-Columbia
J.D., The University of Tennessee

Cretton-Scott, Erika

Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences (2008)
B.S., Saint Mary’s College
Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Crocker, Carolyn R.

Instructor, World Languages & Cultures (2006)
B.A., Birmingham-Southern College
M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Cross, Carol Ann Vaughn

Assistant Professor, Core Curriculum (2000)
B.A., The University of Alabama in Huntsville
M.A., Ph.D., Auburn University

Crouch, Michael A.

Fred E. McWhorter Dean, Professor, Pharmacy (2014)
B.S., The University of North Carolina
Pharm.D., Medical University of South Carolina

Cruthirds, Danielle L.

Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences (2007)
B.S., Spring Hill College
Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Cunningham, Jill L.

Chair, Family Nurse Practitioner Program, Associate Professor, Nursing (2005)
B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham
D.N.P., The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

D’Souza, Bernadette

Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences (2011)
B.A., Mumbai University
Ph.D., Mercer University

Dalton, Grant B.

Associate Professor, Music (2001)
B.S., David Lipscomb University
M.M., D.M.A., The Ohio State University

Darby, Della H.

Metadata Librarian, Law Library (2000)
B.S., Spalding University
M.L.I.S., University of South Carolina

Daugherty, Jane C.

Assistant Librarian, University Library (2013)
B.A., Auburn University
M.L.I.S., The University of Alabama

Davenport, Lawrence J.

Paul Propst Professor of Natural Sciences, Biological & Environmental Sciences (1985)
B.A., Miami University (Ohio)
M.S., Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Davey, Kimberly

Assistant Professor, Public Health (2015)
B.A., B.S., M.B.A., Samford University
M.A., Seton Hall University
Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Davidson, Theresa C.

Associate Professor, Sociology (2005)
B.A., University of Arizona
M.A., Northern Arizona University
Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Davis, Joel

Assistant Professor, Music (2012)
B.M., Samford University
M.A., D.M.A., Claremont Graduate University

Davis, Jonathan C.

Professor, Human Development & Family Life Education (2002)
B.E.E., Georgia Institute of Technology
M.M.F.T., Abilene Christian University
Ph.D., Purdue University

Davis, LaJuana S.

Professor, Law (2007)
B.A., Georgia State University
J.D., Harvard Law School

Davis, Sonya Booth

Instructor, Core Curriculum (2008)
B.A., M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Day, William Lance

Assistant Librarian, Samford University Library (2014)
B.S.W., University of Montevallo
M.S.W., The University of Georgia
M.L.I.S., The University of Alabama

Deas, Crystal Monique

Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2016)
Pharm.D., Xavier University of Louisiana

DeBow, Michael E.

Professor, Law (1988)
B.A., M.A., The University of Alabama
J.D., Yale University

Dedo, David R.

Associate Professor, Communication Studies (1990)
B.A., M.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., Purdue University

DeHart, Renee Marie

Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Professor, Pharmacy (2012)
Pharm.D., The University of Florida

Dendy, Richard R.

Professor, Art (1998)
B.A., Auburn University
M.V.A., Georgia State University

Denning, Brannon P.

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Professor, Law (2003)
B.A., The University of the South
J.D., The University of Tennessee
LL.M., Yale University

DeVine, D. Mark

Associate Professor, Divinity (2008)
B.S., Clemson University
M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

DeVries, Annalise J.K.

Assistant Professor, History (2017)
B.A., University of Denver
Ph.D., Rutgers University

Diamond, Brad

Associate Professor, Music (2014)
B.M., Westminster Choir College
M.M., D.M.A., University of Cincinnati

Dick, Tracey K.

Assistant Professor, Nursing (2010)
B.S.N., Auburn University
M.S.N., Samford University

DiRusso, Alyssa A.

Whelan W. and Rosalie T. Palmer Professor of Law (2005)
B.S., Carnegie Mellon University
J.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Dobbins, Elizabeth G.

Professor, Biological & Environmental Sciences (1999)
B.A., Auburn University
M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Donaldson, Steven F.

Professor, Mathematics & Computer Science (2001)
B.S., Samford University
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Dorsett, Lyle W.

Billy Graham Professor of Evangelism, Divinity (2005)
B.A., M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City
Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia

Dugan, B. DeeAnn

Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2008)
B.A., University of Central Florida
Pharm.D., University of Florida

Eason, C. Clifton

Assistant Professor, Entrepreneurship, Management, & Marketing (2013)
B.S., The University of Alabama
M.B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ph.D., The University of Mississippi

Elder, Keith

Dean, Professor, School of Public Health (2016)
B.S., M.P.A., M.P.H., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Emmons, Elizabeth (Betsy)

Vice Chair, Assistant Professor, Journalism & Mass Communication (2013)
B.A., James Madison University
M.A., University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Ennis, Les Sturdivant

Professor, Educational Leadership (2000)
B.A., Samford University
M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
J.D., Samford University

Epley, Steven

Professor, English (1992)
B.A., The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

Evans, Jill E.

Professor, Law (1994)
B.A., University of California, Irvine
M.M., J.D., Northwestern University

Farquhar, Lee K.

Associate Professor, Journalism & Mass Communication (2009)
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.S., Kansas State University
Ph.D., The University of Iowa

Feenker, Cherie D.

Acquisitions Librarian, Law Library (2003)
B.A., University of Montevallo
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
M.L.S., The University of Alabama

Ferguson, Angela D.

Assistant Professor, World Languages & Cultures (2004)
B.A., The University of Southern Mississippi
M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin

Finch, J. Howard

Dean, Business; Professor, Economics, Finance, & Quantitative Analysis (2011)
B.B.A., North Georgia College
M.B.A., Mercer University
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Fincher, Rita Malia

Associate Professor, Biological & Environmental Sciences (2007)
B.S., Newcomb College
Ph.D., Tulane University

Findlay, Margaret P.

Associate Dean, Professor, Nursing (2001)
B.S.N., M.S.N., Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Finn, David M.

Professor, Curriculum & Instruction (1998)
B.S., M.A., Ed.D., The University of Alabama

Fisk, Rosemary Mims

Associate Dean, Arts & Sciences, Professor, English (1984)
B.A., Samford University
M.A., Duke University
Ph.D., Rice University

Fisk, Scott

Chair, Professor, Art (2001)
B.F.A., Henderson State University
M.F.A., Memphis College of Art

Flaniken, Jeffrey Z.

Associate Professor, Music (1997)
B.M., Philadelphia College of Performing Arts
M.M., University of Cincinnati

Flowers, Kathy Crawford

Instructor, Core Curriculum (2002)
B.A., B.S., Jacksonville State University
M.A., Auburn University

Floyd, H. Hugh

Professor, Sociology (1993)
B.A., Ouachita University
Ph.D., The University of Georgia

Floyd, Michael D.

Director of International Studies for Law, Professor, Law (1991)
A.B., Princeton University
M.S., New York University
J.D., Emory University

Flynt, Shannon R.

Assistant Professor, Classics (2002)
B.S., Samford University
M.A., The University of Alabama
Ph.D., University of Missouri

Ford, Charles L.

Associate Professor, Interior Architecture (2005)
B.G.S., Samford University
M.Ed., Regent University
Ed.S., Samford University
M.A., Savannah College of Art and Design

Ford, Matthew P.

Chair, Professor, Physical Therapy (2013)
B.S., Quinnipiac College
M.A., Columbia University
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Fournier, Eric J.

Director, QEP/CTLS, Professor, Geography (1997)
B.S., Syracuse University
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Georgia

Fouse, Kathryn

Associate Dean, Division of Music, Professor, Music (2002)
B.M., Baylor University
M.M., Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
D.M.A., University of North Texas

Freeman, Charlotte

Professor, Curriculum & Instruction (1977)
B.A., Mobile College
M.A., University of South Alabama
Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Freeman, Maisha Kelly

Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2003)
B.S., Winston-Salem State University
Pharm.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Frost, Ginger S.

Research Professor of History (1996)
B.A., Texas Woman’s University
M.A., Louisiana State University
Ph.D., Rice University

Gaines, Miriam J.

Assistant Professor, Nutrition & Dietetics (2015)
B.S., Jacksonville State University
M.A., Auburn University

Galdo, John Anthony (Jake)

Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2015)
Pharm.D., The University of Georgia

Galloway, Ryan W.

Associate Professor, Communication Studies (2005)
B.A., George Mason University
M.A., Baylor University
Ph.D., The University of Georgia

Garza, David C.

Associate Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry (1998)
B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology
Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Gentry, Grant L.

Associate Professor, Biological & Environmental Sciences (2010)
B.A., Austin College
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

George, Ashley

Assistant Professor, Communication Studies (2014)
B.A., Southern Wesleyan University
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Alabama

George, Timothy F.

Ralph W. Beeson Dean and Professor, Divinity (1988)
A.B., The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
M.Div., Th.D., Harvard University

Gerhardt, Clara E.

Professor, Human Development & Family Life Education (1998)
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Pretoria, South Africa
M.B.A., Samford University

Gignilliat, Mark S.

Professor, Divinity (2005)
B.A., Bob Jones University
M.Div., Reformed Theological Seminary
Ph.D., University of St. Andrews

Gilchrist, Erin Naugher

Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction (2014)
B.S., M.A., Ed.S., Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Gililland, Darrell Jon, Jr.

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology (2015)
B.B.S., Hardin-Simmons University
M.S.Ed., Northwest Missouri State University
Ed.D., Texas A&M University

Glenn, David J.

Associate Professor, Theatre & Dance (2010)
B.F.A., Auburn University
M.F.A., University of Arizona

Glotfelty, Henry W.

Professor, Physics (1978)
B.S., University of Missouri
M.S., Ph.D., The University of Kansas

Gold, Ralph R., Jr.

Associate Professor, Kinesiology (1986,1995)
B.A., Clearwater Christian College
M.Ed., The University of Tampa
Ed.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ed.D., Samford University

Goodwin, Robert J.

J. Russell McElroy Professor of Law (1983)
B.A., University of Missouri-Columbia
J.D., Washington University

Gorman, Gregory S.

Vice Chair, Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences (2008)
B.S., Armstrong State College
Ph.D., The University of Georgia

Grayson, Marissa

Assistant Professor, Political Science (2010)
B.A., University of Southern California
M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida

Greene, Doris E. “Wendy”

Professor, Law (2007)
B.A., Xavier University of Louisiana
J.D., Tulane University
LL.M., George Washington University

Gregory, Brian W.

Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry (2002)
B.S., M.S., Furman University
Ph.D., The University of Georgia

Gregory, Denise J.

Director of Diversity & Intercultural Initiatives, Assistant Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry (2005)
B.S., Jackson State University
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

Guess, Aundrea Kay

Professor, Accounting & Management Information Systems (2012)
B.S.B.A., Baylor University
M.Acc., Auburn University
Ph.D., University of North Texas

Gunnoe, Maj. Lacy J.A.

Operations Flight Commander, Assistant Professor, Aerospace Studies (2016)
B.S., West Virginia University
M.A., American Military University

Gurley, Lisa E.

Assistant Professor, Nursing (2010)
A.D.N., Jefferson State Community College
B.S.N., M.S.N., Samford University

Hagues, Rachel

Assistant Professor, Social Work (2015)
B.S., M.S.W., Ph.D., The University of Georgia

Hall, Timothy D.

Dean, Arts & Sciences, Professor, History (2016)
B.A., Grace University
Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary
M.A., The University of Chicago
Ph.D., Northwestern University

Hannah, Julie

Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership (2015)
B.A., M.S., Ed.S., Ed.D., Samford University

Hankins, Anna-Leigh Stone

Assistant Professor, Economics, Finance, & Quantitative Analysis (2016)
B.B.A., M.A., M.S., Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Haralson, Michele K.

Director, Curriculum Materials and Technology Center, Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction (2002)
B.S., Georgetown College
M.B.A., University of Miami
M.L.S., Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Hardin, J. Michael

Provost and Vice President, Professor, Economics, Finance, & Quantitative Analysis (2015)
B.S., University of West Florida
M.S., Florida State University
M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Hargrave, Alan D.

Chair, Associate Professor, Physics (1996)
B.S., M.S., Trinity University
Ph.D., Baylor University

Harper, Allison Catherine

Instructor, Communication Studies (2016)
B.A., M.A., George Mason University

Harper, Larron C.

Assistant Professor, Entrepreneurship, Management, & Marketing (1991)
B. Comm., University of the Witwatersrand
Honors B. Comm., University of South Africa
M.B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Harrison, Lori

Instructor, Nursing (2015)
B.S.N., Samford University
M.S.N., Auburn University

Hartzog, Woodrow N.

Starnes Professor of Law (2011)
B.A., J.D., Samford University
LL.M., George Washington University
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Hataway, Andrew (Drew)

Research Compliance Officer, Assistant Professor, Biological & Environmental Sciences (2011)
B.A., B.S., Samford University
Ph.D., The University of Mississippi

Heath, Timothy A.

Assistant Professor, Music Education (2016)
B.M., The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
M.A., The University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Henderson, Robert P.

Professor, Pharmacy Practice (1985)
B.S., The Ohio State University
Pharm.D., The University of Tennessee

Henningsen, Melanie Wise

Instructor, Nursing (2016)
B.S.N., M.S.N., Samford University

Hensarling, Robert W., Jr.

Associate Professor, Kinesiology (1995)
B.S., Samford University
M.S., The University of Southern Mississippi
Ed.S., Ed.D., Samford University

Hepola, Allison

Assistant Professor, Philosophy (2011)
B.A., University of Notre Dame
Ph.D., Rutgers University

Herbinger, Lisa

Assistant Professor, Nursing (2013)
B.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.S.N., Samuel Merritt University
D.N.P., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Herndon, Kimmetha H.

Dean, Librarian, University Library (2008)
B.S., The University of Georgia
M.L.S., The University of Alabama

Hightower, Jill B.

Assistant Professor, Nursing (2011)
B.S.N., M.S.N., Samford University

Hiles, N. Jane

Associate Professor, English (1992)
B.A., M.A., The University of Texas at El Paso
Ph.D., Emory University

Hill, Celeste H.

Assistant Professor, Human Development & Family Life Education (2014)
B.A., M.A., M.S., Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Hilsmier, Amanda C. Strong

Professor, Curriculum & Instruction (2004)
B.A., Mercer University
M.E., Mississippi College
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Hite, Preston

Associate Professor, Interior Architecture (2013)
B.S., M.Arch., Georgia Institute of Technology

Hoaglund, Amy E.

Associate Professor, Curriculum & Instruction (2008)
B.S., Jacksonville State University
M.S., Ed.S., Ed.D., Samford University

Hogue, Michael D.

Associate Dean, Center for Faith and Healing, Chair, Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2004)
B.S., Pharm D., Samford University

Holloway, Betsy B.

Vice President for Marketing and Communication, Professor, Business (2002)
B.A., Vanderbilt University
M.B.A., Samford University
Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Holston, Jane

Associate Professor, Nursing (2010)
M.S.N., Samford University
D.N.P., University of South Alabama

Holthaus, Abbey M.

Assistant Professor, Nursing (2013)
B.A., Western Illinois University
B.S.N., M.S.N., The University of Alabama

Hopkins, Joseph

Dean, Arts, Professor, Music (2006)
B.M., Shorter College
M.M., Baylor University
D.M., Indiana University

Horn, Randolph C.

Director of Strategic & Applied Analysis, Professor, Political Science (1996)
B.A., University of the South
M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida

House, Paul R.

Professor, Divinity (2004)
B.A., Southwest Baptist University
M.A., University of Missouri-Columbia
M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Howard, Amanda R.

Assistant Professor, Psychology (2015)
B.A., The Ohio State University
M.S., Ph.D., Texas Christian University

Hughes, Peter J.

Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2009)
B.S., The University of Alabama
Pharm.D., Samford University

Hutto, Rebecca M.

Catalog Librarian, Law Library (1978)
B.S., M.L.S., The University of Alabama

Hyde, Rebecca Anne

Assistant Librarian, Samford University Library (2016)
B.A., University of Mary Washington
M.L.I.S., The University of Alabama

Hynds, Emily A.

Chair, Associate Professor, Mathematics & Computer Science (2000)
B.S., Furman University
M.S., Ph.D., Emory University

Iranikhah, Maryam

Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2009)
B.S., Ryerson Polytechnic University
Pharm.D., Samford University

Jackson, Allison J.

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology (2005)
B.S., M.Ed., Auburn University at Montgomery
Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Jackson, Moira

Associate Professor, Health Professions (2016)
B.Sc., Ph.D., University of Aberdeen

Janas, Michael J.

Interim Chair, Associate Professor, Communication Studies (1993)
B.A., Boston College
M.A., The University of Georgia
Ph.D., The University of Iowa

Jensen, Kelly C.

Associate Professor, World Languages & Cultures (2000)
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., The University of Georgia

Jentsch, Lynda J.

Professor, World Languages & Cultures (1992)
B.A., Kutztown State College
M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Johnson, Bryan M.

Director, University Fellows Program, Professor, English (1999)
B.A., M.A., Mississippi State University
Ph.D., University of Denver

Johnson, Corey M.

John R. Samprey Jr., Research Assistant Professor in Chemistry, Chemistry & Biochemistry (2012)
B.S., East Central University
Ph.D., The University of Oklahoma

Johnson, David A.

Interim Chair, Professor, Biological & Environmental Sciences (2008)
B.S., M.S., Samford University
Ph.D., Emory University

Johnson, Herman N. “Rusty” Jr.

Associate Professor, Law (2009)
B.A., Duke University
J.D., Columbia University
M. International Affairs, Columbia University

Johnson, Margaret L.

Chair, Associate Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders (2013)
B.A., M.S., University of Mississippi
SLP.D., Nova Southeastern University

Johnson, Myrtis A.

Instructor and Clinical Coordinator, Curriculum & Instruction (2005)
B.S., The University of Alabama
M.S.E., Alabama A&M University

Johnson, Virginia (Nia)

Assistant Professor, Journalism & Mass Communication (2015)
B.S., B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Johnston, Kristen C.

Assistant Professor, Nursing (2015)
B.S.N., M.S.N., Samford University
D.N.P., Troy University

Jones, Moniaree Parker

Assistant Professor, Nursing (2015)
B.S.N., M.S.N., Ed.D., The University of Alabama

Jones, Steven T.

Chair, John Will Gay Professor of Banking, Economics, Finance, & Quantitative Analysis (2001)
B.A., Huntingdon College
M.B.A., Vanderbilt University
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati

Jung, Alan P.

Dean, Health Professions, Professor, Kinesiology (2006)
B.S., James Madison University
M.S., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Kawell, Gregory A.

Assistant Professor, Mathematics & Computer Science (2004)
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
M.C.S., Colorado State University

Keller, George E., III

Assistant Dean, Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Biological & Environmental Sciences (1993)
B.S., Centre College
M.S., Ph.D., West Virginia University

Kendrach, Michael G.

Associate Dean, Professor, Pharmacy Practice (1993)
B.S., The University of Toledo
Pharm.D., University of Kentucky

Kennedy, Janie A.

Associate Professor, Mathematics & Computer Science (1997)
B.S., Samford University
M.S., Ph.D., Auburn University

Kenning, Kristin

Assistant Professor, Music, Opera Director (2011)
B.M., Western Michigan University
M.M., D.M.A., University of Minnesota

Kirkpatrick, William Nathan

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology (2013)
B.A., Covenant College
M.Ed., Ph.D., The University of Georgia

Knierim, Victoria S.

Instructor, Communication Arts, Coordinator of Academic Achievement (2010)
B.A., Tennessee State University
M.A., Middle Tennessee State University
M.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Koch, Carol L.

Associate Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders (2015)
B.S., M.A., Central Michigan University
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University

Kopec, Thomas J.

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology (2016)
B.S., The University of Alabama
M.S., The University of Akron
Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Kraft, Keya Catherine

Assistant Professor, English (2012)
B.A., The College of William and Mary
Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis

Krumdieck, Jeannie C.

Chair, Professor, Interior Architecture (1992)
B.S., Mississippi State University
M.S., The University of Alabama

Kuruk, Paul

Professor, Law (1995)
LL.B., University of Ghana
B.L., Ghana Law School
LL.M., Temple University
S.J.D., Stanford University

Kyle, Jeffrey A.

Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2008)
Pharm.D., Samford University

Lackey, Mark A.

Assistant Professor, Music (2013)
B.S., David Lipscomb College
M.M., D.M.A., Peabody Conservatory

Lander, Roger D.

Professor, Pharmacy Practice (1986)
B.S., Pharm.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City

Langum, David J.

Research Professor, Law (1985)
A.B., Dartmouth College
M.A., San Jose State University
J.D., Stanford University
LL.M., S.J.D., University of Michigan

Laughlin, Gregory K.

Director, Law Library, Associate Professor, Law (2008)
B.A., Missouri State University
J.D., University of Missouri-Columbia
M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Lawhon, Sharon Leding

Professor, Music (1994)
B.M., Belmont University
M.C.M., D.M.A., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Layton, Jennifer E.

Assistant Professor, Biological & Environmental Sciences (2010)
B.S., The University of Alabama
M.S., Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Ledgerwood, Mikle D.

Chair, Professor, World Languages & Cultures (2007)
B.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A., Vanderbilt University
M.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Leonard, Jeffery M.

Assistant Professor, Religion
B.A., Southeastern Bible College
M.Div., Alliance Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Brandeis University

Lindsey-Taheri, Megan

Instructor, Nutrition & Dietetics (2016)
B.S., M.A., The University of Alabama

Little, David C.

Associate Professor, Curriculum & Instruction (1988)
B.S., M.S., University of Montevallo
Ed.D., The University of Alabama

Lockamy, Archie, III

Margaret Gage Bush Professor, Entrepreneurship, Management, & Marketing (2000)
B.Ch.E., Georgia Institute of Technology
M.B.A., Atlanta University
Ph.D., The University of Georgia

Lohrke, Cynthia F.

Professor, Accounting & Management Information Systems (2000)
B.B.A., Loyola University
M.S., Ph.D., Drexel University

Lohrke, Franz T.

Professor, Entrepreneurship, Management, & Marketing, Brock Family Chair in Entrepreneurship (2006)
B.A., Flagler College
M.B.A., University of Iowa
Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Loudon, David L.

Professor, Entrepreneurship, Management, & Marketing (2005)
B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Lucioni, Patricia Jumbo

Assistant Professor, Pharmacy (2016)
Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.D., Universidad Peruana Cayetano Herdie School of Medicine

Lumpkin, Melissa Galvin

Chair, Professor, Public Health (2014)
B.S., Auburn University at Montgomery
M.P.H., Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Lundeen, John D.

Assistant Professor, Nursing (2008)
M.S.N., Samford University
Ed.D., The University of Alabama

Luthin, David R.

Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences (2006)
B.A., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

Malysz, Piotr Jozef

Assistant Professor, Divinity (2011)
B.A., Adam Mickiewicz University
M.Div., Concordia Theological Seminary
Th.D., Harvard University

Marshall, Elaine M.

Assistant Professor, Nursing (1996)
B.S.N., Samford University
M.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Marshall, Jennings B.

Professor, Economics, Finance, & Quantitative Analysis (1985)
B.A., Kentucky Southern College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Marshall, Mallory

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology (2014)
B.S., The University of Tulsa
M.A., University of Maryland
Ph.D., Michigan State University

Martin, Edward C.

Professor, Law, Director, Law School Technology (1983)
B.S., J.D., The University of Tennessee

Martin, Jane S.

Senior Associate Dean, Professor, Nursing (1996)
B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ph.D., Auburn University

Mathews, Kenneth A.

Professor, Divinity (1989)
B.A., Dallas Baptist University
Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary
M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Mathews, Suresh

Chair, Professor, Nutrition & Dietetics (2015)
M.S., Bharathiar University, India
B.S., M.Phil., Ph.D., University of Madras, India

Mathis, Eric L.

Chair, Academic Studies, Assistant Professor, Music (2010)
B.M., Wheaton College
M.M., Baylor University
M.Div., Truett Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary

Mauldin, Erin Stewart

Assistant Professor, History (2012)
B.A., Samford University
M.A., Georgetown University

Mayfield, John

Professor, History (1995)
B.A., Columbia University
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Mazzei, Matthew J.

Assistant Professor, Entrepreneurship, Management & Marketing (2013)
B.S., University of Florida
M.S., M.B.A., University of South Florida
Ph.D., Auburn University

McCarty, Sara E. Helms

Associate Professor, Economics, Finance, & Quantitative Analysis (2009)
B.A., St. Mary’s College of Maryland
M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland

McClure, Jennifer M.

Assistant Professor, Religion (2015)
B.A., Mount Vernon Nazarene University
M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

McCullough, Mary E.

Associate Professor, World Languages & Cultures (2001)
B.A., Virginia Commonwealth University
M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University

McDaniel, Gretchen S.

Associate Dean, Professor, Nursing (1997)
B.S.N., M.S.N., D.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham

McDermott, Gerald

Anglican Professor, Divinity (2015)
B.A., The University of Chicago
B.S., North Dakota State University
M.R.E., Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary
Ph.D., The University of Iowa

McGinnis, T. Scott

Associate Professor, Religion (2002)
B.S., Samford University
M.B.A., The University of Alabama
M.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.A., Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

McMichael, Sandra

Instructor, Nursing (2014)
B.S.N., Auburn University at Montgomery
M.S.N., Troy State University

Meador, Anna E.

Pharmacy Director, Christ Health Center
Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2010)
B.S., Louisiana State University
Pharm.D., Auburn University

Metress, Christopher

Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, University Professor (1993)
B.A., St. Mary’s University
M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Mileski, Megan

Assistant Professor, Nursing (2012)
B.S.N., M.S.N., Samford University

Miller, Cheryl M.

Instructor, Senior Laboratory Manager, Pharmacy (2014)
B.S., University of Montevallo
B.S., M.A., Ed.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Milstead, Andy M.

Assistant Professor, World Languages & Cultures (2008)
B.A., University of Montevallo
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Minnema, Anthony H.

Assistant Professor, History (2016)
B.A., Calvin College
M.A., Western Michigan University
Ph.D., The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Mintz, Katrina Hunter

Assistant Provost for Assessment and Accreditation, Associate Professor, Pharmacy (2013)
B.S., Jacksonville State University
M.A., Ed.S., Ed.D., The University of Alabama

Mobley, Brandy

Instructor, Nursing (2016)
B.S.N., The University of Alabama
M.S.N., Samford University

Montgomery, P. Andrew

Associate Professor, Classics (2004)
B.A., Georgia State University
M.A., University of Washington
Ph.D., The University of Iowa

Moore, Christa

Instructor, Nursing (2015)
B.S.N., The University of Alabama
M.S.N., Samford University

Moore, Tondra L.

Chair, Associate Professor, Healthcare Administration (2016)
B.S., Alabama State University
M.P.H., Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham
J.D., Samford University

Mu, Peng

Assistant Librarian, University Library (2012)
B.S., Shandong University (China)
M.L.I.S., Wayne State University

Murphy, Pilar

Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2012)
B.S., University of Oklahoma
Pharm.D., University of Arkansas

Nabers, Drayton, Jr.

Director, Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics & Leadership (2014)
A.B., Princeton University
L.L.B., Yale School of Law

Naro, Patricia B.

Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2004)
B.S., Samford University
Pharm.D., Auburn University

Nettles, Gilaine T.

Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy (2015)
B.S., Howard University
M.H.A., University of Southern California
D.P.T., Alabama State University

Neumeier, Harold F.

Chair, Associate Professor, Health Informatics & Information Management (2015)
B.S., Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.P.P.M., Birmingham-Southern College

Newberry, Michelle R.

Instructor, Accounting & Management Information Systems (2015)
B.S., M.A., The University of Alabama

Newton, Jo Beth

Associate Dean, Associate Professor, Educational Leadership (2008)
B.S., Samford University
M.Ed., West Georgia College
M.Ed., University of Montevallo
Ed.D., The University of Alabama

Northrup, Lori D.

Associate Dean & Chair of Collection Management, Librarian, University Library (2002)
B.A., Troy State University
M.L.I.S., The University of Alabama

Padilla, Osvaldo

Associate Professor, Divinity (2008)
B.A., Moody Bible Institute
M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
Ph.D., King’s College, University of Aberdeen

Pan, Kevin Kuang-Hung

Assistant Professor, Economics, Finance, & Quantitative Analysis (2016)
B.S., National Taiwan University
M.S., Ph.D., Stanford University

Parish, Ashley E.

Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy (2016)
B.S., D.P.T., The University of Alabama

Park, M. Sydney

Associate Professor, Divinity (2006)
B.A., University of Chicago
M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary
Th.M., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
Ph.D., University of Aberdeen

Parker, Rhonda G.

Professor, Communication Studies (2002)
B.S., The University of Southern Mississippi
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Georgia

Patane, Frank

Assistant Professor, Mathematics & Computer Science (2015)
B.S., Lafayette College
M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida

Pate, Delta Derenda

Assistant Professor, Nursing (2015)
B.S.N., M.S.N., The University of Alabama

Patrick, Amber M.

Assistant Professor, Nursing (2013)
B.S.N., M.S.N., Samford University

Pederson, Joseph A.

Instructor, Kinesiology (2015)
B.A., University of Northern Colorado
M.S., Texas A&M University

Pence, Jillyn N.

Executive Director, Simulation Lab, Assistant Professor, Nursing (2008)
B.S.N., The University of Southern Mississippi
M.S.N., Samford University
Ed.D., The University of Alabama

Persall, J. Maurice

Chair, Educational Leadership, Orlean Bullard Beeson Professor (1993)
B.A., St. Bernard College
M.A., The University of Alabama
Ed.D., Auburn University

Petrella, John K.

Chair, Associate Professor, Kinesiology (2007)
B. S., Georgia Institute of Technology
M.E., Ph.D., The University of Georgia

Ponder, Morgan S.

Chair, Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry (1989)
B.S., University of Missouri-Columbia
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Powell, Jeffrey S.

Associate Professor, Mathematics & Computer Science (2006)
B.S., Furman University
Ph.D., Emory University

Prince, Valerie T.

Professor, Pharmacy Practice (1994)
Pharm.D., Mercer University

Promer, Laura

Instructor, Communication Sciences & Disorders (2014)
B.S., The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.S., The University of Alabama

Putt, B. Keith

Professor, Philosophy (2002)
B.A., Blue Mountain College
M.Div., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.A., Ph.D., Rice University

Rahn, Jennifer L.

Associate Professor, Geography (2007)
B.A., Villanova University
M.A., Temple University
Ph.D., University of Florida, Gainesville

Ratcliffe, Carol

Chair, Associate Professor, Nursing (2013)
B.S.N., The University of Alabama
M.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham
D.N.P., Samford University

Reburn, James P.

Professor, Accounting & Management Information Systems (1996)
B.S., M.Ac., Southern Illinois University
D.B.A., Louisiana Tech University

Reeves, Josh

Assistant Professor, Philosophy (2016)
B.A., M.Div., Samford University
M.Phil., University of Cambridge
Ph.D., Boston University

Reynolds, LeeAnn G.

Assistant Professor, History (2008)
B.A., University of Tennessee
M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Richardson, W. Randall

Chair, Performance Studies, Professor, Music (1980)
B.M., Samford University
M.M., D.M.A., Louisiana State University

Riggs, Robert M.

Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences (1994)
B.S., Ph.D., Purdue University

Robbins, David E.

Assistant Professor, Health Informatics & Information Management (2016)
B.S., LeTourneau University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Roberson, C. Jean

Instructor, Social Work (2014)
B.A., William Jewell College
M.S.W., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Roberts, Tracey M.

Visiting Professor, Law
A.B., Harvard University
J.D., Vanderbilt University
LL.M., New York University

Robertson, Ashley

Assistant Professor, Healthcare Administration (2016)
B.A., Baylor University
J.D., University of Virginia School of Law
Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Rochester, Vicki W.

Associate Professor, Nursing (2005)
B.S., Auburn University
B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham
D.N.P., University of South Alabama

Rogers, H. Elizabeth (Betsy)

Chair, Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction (2010)
B.S., M.S.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Samford University

Rogers, Rebecca

Instructor, Kinesiology (2015)
B.S., Austin College
M.S., Texas Woman’s University

Rose, Bridget C.

Director, Academic Success Center, Assistant Professor, Core Curriculum (2009)
B.A., Mobile College
M.T.S., Samford University

Ross, Allen P.

Beeson Professor, Divinity (2002)
B.A., Bob Jones University
Th.M., Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary
Ph.D., University of Cambridge

Ross, William G.

Lucille Stewart Beeson Professor of Law (1988)
A.B., Stanford University
J.D., Harvard University

Roxburgh, Kenneth B.E.

Professor, Religion (2003)
B.A. (Hons) C.N.A.A., London Bible College
M.Th., Aberdeen University
Ph.D., Edinburgh University

Rush, Richard Allen

Assistant Professor, Journalism & Mass Communication (2016)
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Ryan, Hollea

Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders (2015)
B.S., Florida State University
M.S., Au.D., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Sahawneh, Mary Anne

Assistant Professor, Biological & Environmental Sciences (2015)
B.S., Samford University
Ph.D., Cornell University

Sanders, Donald C.

Research Professor, Music (1974)
B.M., University of South Carolina
M.M., Michigan State University
Ph.D., The University of Kansas

Sanders, Nena F.

Vice Provost, Ralph W. Beeson Chair of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, Professor, Nursing (1999)
B.S.N., M.S.N., D.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Sanders, Lt. Col. Stephen T.

Commander, Air Force ROTC Detachment 12, Professor, Aerospace Studies (2016)
B.S., United States Air Force Academy
M.M.A.S., Air University, Maxwell AFB
M.B.A., University of West Florida

Sandley, Don T.

Chair, Professor, Theatre & Dance (1997)
B.A., East Texas Baptist College
M.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Sandley, Lynette M.

Assistant Professor, Core Curriculum (1999)
B.S., The University of Texas at Tyler
M.A., University of Central Oklahoma

Sands, Charles D., III

Professor, Pharmacy Practice (1997)
B.S., Pharm D., University of Florida

Sansom, Dennis L.

Chair, Professor, Philosophy (1988)
B.A., Baylor University
M.A., Washington University
M.Div., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Schlosser, Sharron P.

Professor, Nursing (1975)
B.S.N., The University of Alabama
M.S.N., D.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Seibels, Donna R.

Assistant Professor, Nutrition & Dietetics (2010)
B.S., Auburn University
M.S., The University of Alabama

Service, Robert W.

Professor, Entrepreneurship, Management, & Marketing (1993)
B.S., Mississippi College
M.B.A., Ph.D., The University of Texas at Arlington

Sheaffer, Elizabeth Ann

Associate Dean of Assessment and Accreditation, Associate Professor, Pharmacy (2016)
B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.B.A., Shenondoah University
Ph.D., George Mason University

Shelton, Lora R.

Assistant Professor, Nursing (2007)
B.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.S.N., Samford University
D.N.P., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Shepherd, Frederick M.

Chair, Professor, Political Science (1993)
B.A., Amherst College
Ph.D., Georgetown University

Shinn, Ronald R.

Professor, Music (2007)
B.M., The University of New Mexico
M.M., University of Wisconsin-Madison
D.M.A., The University of Alabama

Shipley, David S.

Associate Professor, Journalism & Mass Communication (1993)
A.B.J., M.A., The University of Georgia
Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Simms, Grace L.

Information Technology Librarian, Law Library (2001)
B.A., Birmingham-Southern College
M.L.S., The University of Alabama

Simoni, Serena

Associate Professor, Political Science (2011)
M.A., California State University, Long Beach
Ph.D., University of Southern California

Sims, Pamela J.

Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences (1989)
B.S., University of Florida
Pharm.D., Mercer University
Ph.D., University of Colorado

Skelley, Jessica Whalen

Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2011)
Pharm.D., Samford University

Slaton, Rachel Morgan

Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2010)
Pharm.D., Samford University

Smith, Robert, Jr.

Charles T. Carter Baptist Chair, Professor, Divinity (1997)
B.S., Cincinnati Bible College
M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Smolin, David M.

Harwell G. Davis Professor of Constitutional Law, Director, Center for Children, Law, & Ethics (1987)
B.A., University of South Florida
J.D., University of Cincinnati

Snow, Amy C.

Associate Director, Nurse Anesthesia, Assistant Professor, Nursing (2009)
B.S.N., Samford University
M.N.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Snyder, Robin D.

Associate Professor, Art (2001)
B.S., University of South Alabama
M.S., Florida State University

Southall, Kyle

Visiting Instructor, Kinesiology (2016)
B.S., Ohio University
M.S., West Virginia University

Speights-Binet, Jennifer

Chair, Associate Professor, Geography (2008)
B.A., Samford University
M.S., University of Edinburgh-Scotland
Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Stanley, Sonya S.

Associate Professor, Mathematics & Computer Science (1996)
B.S., Judson College
M.S., Auburn University
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Steele, Jennifer Bondurant

Assistant Professor, Nursing (2007)
B.S.N., M.S.N., Samford University

Steward, Julie Sims

Professor, English (1996)
B.A., Austin College
M.A., Ph.D., Rice University

Stoddard, Belle H.

Assistant Professor, Law (2001)
B.A., University of South Carolina
J.D., Samford University

Stokes, Charles (Chuck)

Assistant Professor, Sociology (2013)
B.A., M.Div., Samford University
Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Stoltzfus, Kenneth M.

Chair, Professor, Social Work (2014)
B.S., Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania
M.S.W., Temple University
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Stone, R. Thomas, Jr.

Professor, Law (1978)
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
J.D., Emory University
Ph.D., The University of Tennessee
LL.M., The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Strange, James R.

Associate Professor, Religion (2007)
B.A., Furman University
M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.A., University of South Florida
Ph.D., Emory University

Strickland, Henry C.

Dean and Ethel P. Malugen Professor, Law (1988)
B.A., Presbyterian College
J.D., Vanderbilt University

Sutton, Timothy

Assistant Professor, English (2015)
B.A., DePauw University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Miami

Szurek, Jaroslaw P.

Department Chair-Cataloging & Metadata, Associate Librarian, University Library (2003)
M.A., Jagiellonian University
M.S., University at Albany-SUNY

Tarvin, John T.

Professor, Physics (1993)
B.S., Samford University
M.S., Ph.D., The University of Kansas

Taylor, Grant

Associate Dean, Assistant Professor, Divinity (2015)
B.S., Union University
M.Div., Samford University
Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Taylor, Jennifer R.

Chair, Archives & Special Collections, Assistant Librarian, University Library (1999)
B.A., Mississippi State University
M.L.I.S., The University of Southern Mississippi

Terry, Patricia Hart

Professor, Nutrition & Dietetics (1990)
B.S., M.S., The University of Alabama
Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University

Tew, C. Delane

Associate Professor, History (2009)
B.A., Samford University
M.R.E., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Auburn University

Thatcher, Karen L.

Associate Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders (2014)
B.S., M.A., Ed.D., Ball State University

Thielman, Frank S.

Beeson Professor, Divinity (1989)
B.A., Wheaton College
B.A., M.A., University of Cambridge
Ph.D., Duke University

Thomas, Michael Chad

Chair, Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2016)
B.S., Pharm.D., University of Arizona

Thomason, Angela R.

Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2004)
Pharm.D., Samford University

Thompson, Larry D.

Associate Dean, Division of Visual Arts, Professor, Art (2007)
B.F.A., University of Texas at San Antonio
M.F.A., University of North Texas

Thompson, Paula A.

Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice (1994)
B.S., Mississippi University for Women
M.S., Duke University
B.S., Pharm.D., Samford University

Thornton, Jeremy P.

Dwight Moody Beeson Chair, Professor, Economics, Finance, & Quantitative Analysis (2004)
B.A., Asbury College
M.S., Eastern University
Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Thurman, Demondrae

Professor, Music (2013)
B.M., The University of Alabama
M.M., University of Wisconsin-Madison
D.M.A., The University of Alabama

Thurston, Lydia A.

Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy (2014)
B.S., Auburn University
M.A., D.Sc.PT., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Todd, Candace H.

Assistant Professor, Mathematics & Computer Science (1998)
B.S., Carson-Newman College
M.S., Ph.D., Baylor University

Todd, Stephen R.

Chair, Professor, Classics (1998)
B.A., Furman University
M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Toone, Brian R.

Assistant Professor, Mathematics & Computer Science (2005)
B.S., Clemson University
M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Davis

Turner, Ashley McLeod

Instructor, Nursing (2016)
B.S.N., M.S.N., Samford University

Venable, John M.

Assistant Professor, Economics, Finance, & Quantitative Analysis (1992)
B.S., University of Virginia
M.B.A., Dartmouth College

Viliunas, Brian B.

Assistant Professor, Music (2011)
B.M., Northwestern University
M.M., Rice University
D.M.A., Arizona State University

Waddell, Carla T.

Chair, Reference & Research Associate Librarian, University Library (2000)
B.A., University of Montevallo
M.L.I.S., The University of Alabama

Waldrop, Bruce A.

Chair, Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences (2003)
B.S., Samford University
Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Wall, Steven

Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction (2015)
B.S., North Carolina State University
M.A., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Wallace, W. Jason

Director, Core Text Program, Richard J. Stockham, Jr. Chair, Associate Professor, History (2004)
B.A., Auburn University
M.Div., Westminster Theological Seminary
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Wallis, Frankie H.

Associate Professor, Nursing (2014)
B.S.N., M.S.N., Jacksonville State University
D.N.P., Samford University

Walthall, Howard P.

Leslie S. Wright Professor of Law (1975)
A.B., LL.B., Harvard University

Wang, Xiaodong

Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences (2012)
B.S., Nankai University
M.S., Baylor University
Ph.D., The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Warr, Rebecca

Assistant Professor, Nursing (1981)
B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Washmuth, Nicholas B.

Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy (2014)
B.H.S., University of Florida
D.P.T., Washington University in St. Louis

Watson, Stephen E.

Assistant Professor, Art (2014)
B.A., Williams Baptist College
M.F.A., The University of Alabama

Waugh, Jonathan

Chair, Professor, Cardiopulmonary Sciences (2015)
B.S., University of Central Florida
M.S., Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Webster, Douglas D.

Professor, Divinity (2007)
B.A., M.A., Wheaton College
Ph.D., University of St. Michael’s College

Wensel, Terri M.

Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2008)
Pharm.D., Auburn University

West, Heather A.

Assistant Professor, World Languages & Cultures (1997)
B.A., Birmingham-Southern College
M.A., Mississippi State University
M.A. Education, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ph.D., The University of Alabama

White, C. Whitney

Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2009)
B.S., Mississippi College
Pharm.D., Samford University

White, Darin W.

Chair, Professor, Entrepreneurship, Management, & Marketing (2009)
B.S., Birmingham-Southern College
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Alabama

White, Mary E.

Assistant Professor, Art (2007)
B.A., Samford University
M.F.A., The University of Alabama

Wiget, Paul A.

Assistant Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry (2014)
B.S., Ph.D., New Mexico State University

Wilger, Dale

Assistant Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry (2015)
B.S., SUNY at Fredonia
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Willis, A. Sandra

Professor, Psychology (1995)
B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University
M.S., Ph.D., Tulane University

Wilson, Angela

Instructor, Nursing (2015)
B.S.N., M.S.N., Samford University

Winters, J. Clayton

Assistant Professor, Theatre & Dance (2014)
B.F.A., The University of Oklahoma
M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University

Witherspoon, Monique Gardner

Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership (2014)
B.S., M.Ed., South Carolina State University
Ed.S., Winthrop University
Ed.D., Gardner-Webb University

Wood, Patricia F.

Associate Professor, Curriculum & Instruction (2006)
B.S., University of Montevallo
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Woolley, Thomas W.

Senior Associate Provost, Professor, Economics, Finance, & Quantitative Analysis (1993)
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University

Workman, Charles E.

Assistant Professor, World Languages & Cultures (2002)
B.A., Samford University
M.A., Auburn University

Worthington, Mary A.

Professor, Pharmacy Practice (1995)
B.S., Pharm.D., The Ohio State University

Wright, Geoffrey

Associate Professor, English (2007)
B.A., Oral Roberts University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Tulsa

Wynn, Stephanie

Associate Professor, Nursing (2012)
B.S.N., M.S.N., The University of Alabama
D.N.P., The University of South Alabama

Yerkes, Rustin (Rusty)

Assistant Professor, Economics, Finance, & Quantitative Analysis (2012)
B.S., U.S. Air Force Academy
M.B.A., Auburn University at Montgomery
Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Young, Deborah

Professor, Law, Director, Center for Advocacy & Clinical Education (1997)
B.A., University of Kentucky
J.D., University of Michigan

Young, Lauren

Assistant Librarian, University Library (2015)
B.A., M.A., The University of Mississippi
M.L.I.S., The University of Southern Mississippi

Zaharis, Julie A.

Assistant Professor, Nursing (2007)
B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham


Part-Time Faculty

Acker, Paige L.

Lecturer, Foundations
B.A., The University of Alabama
M.S., Florida State University

Adams, Kari L.

Lecturer, Nursing
B.S.N., University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
M.S.N., Samford University

Adkins, Jason F.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., University of North Alabama
Ed.D., Samford University

Alderman, J. Kenneth

Lecturer, Economics, Finance & Quantitative Analysis
B.S., Auburn University
M.B.A., Florida State University

Alverson, Susan P.

Adjunct Faculty, Pharmacy
B.S., University of Wisconsin
M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University
M.S., D.P.A., University of Southern California

Andrews, Robin W.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.S.E., M.S.E., Jacksonville State University
J.D., Samford University

Annino, Thomas J., Jr.

Lecturer, Journalism & Mass Communication
B.A., Framingham State University
M.A., Emerson College

Arenberg, Thomas P.

Lecturer, Journalism & Mass Communications
B.A., Grinnell College

Ashworth-Edge, Leah C.

Lecturer, Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., Samford University

Atchison, Debra

Assistant Professor, Professional Studies
B.S., M.S., Ed.D., The University of Alabama
M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Atkins, Garry L.

Lecturer, Foundations
B.E., The University of Tennessee at Martin
M.Ed., The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Averett, Heather E.

Lecturer, Foundations
B.A., Samford University

Bailey, Jane A.

Lecturer, Core Curriculum
B.S., Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Bain, Kimberly A.

Lecturer, Music
B.S.E., M.A., The University of Alabama
M.M., Bowling Green University

Baldwin, Nanette T.

Lecturer, Professional Studies
B.S., The University of Alabama
M.P.A., Birmingham Southern College

Balentine, Bryan L.

Lecturer, Kinesiology
B.S., The University of Alabama
M.D., The University of Alabama School of Medicine

Ball, Andrew C.

Lecturer, Philosophy
B.A., University of Detroit Mercy
M.A., University of Windsor
Ph.D., University of Alberta

Ballard, C. Andrew

Lecturer, Religion
B.A., Samford University
M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Fordham University

Bals, Gordon C.

Lecturer, Divinity
M.A., Colorado Christian University
Ed.D., University of Sarasota

Banks, Timothy

Lecturer, Music
B.M.E., Samford University
M.M., D.M.A., University of Colorado at Boulder

Barineau, Leslie R.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.S., Georgia Southern University
J.D., Samford University

Barnard, Joshua B.

Lecturer, Professional Studies
B.S., M.A., The University of Alabama
Ph.D., University of California at Santa Barbara

Bassett, Jeffrey E.

Instructor, Geography
B.S., M.A., Bowling Green State University
Ph.D., University of Kentucky-Fort Knox

Bassett, Thomas E.

Lecturer, Core Curriculum
B.A., Southwest Baptist University
M.F.A., University of Southern Maine
J.D., University of Missouri-Columbia

Bateman, Lori B.

Instructor, Core Curriculum
B.A., Carson-Newman College
M.S.E., Baylor University

Baty, Heather W.

Adjunct Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders
B.S., M.C.D., Auburn University
M.B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Au.D., A.T. Still University

Baty, John A.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.S., Auburn University
J.D., The University of Alabama

Baxter, S. Emily

Lecturer, Human Development & Family Life Education
B.A., Samford University
M.A., The University of Iowa

Beach, Ryan A.

Lecturer, Music
B.M., Oklahoma City University
M.M., Northwestern University

Bean, Julie P.

Lecturer, Core Curriculum
B.A., M.A., University of Montevallo

Beardsley, Robin L.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., The University of Alabama
J.D., Samford University

Beckham, Lisa L.

Instructor, Education
B.S., M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ed.S., Ed.D., Samford University

Berg, Kenneth D. Jr.

Lecturer, Music
B.M.E., M.M.E., Samford University

Bishop, Janet J.

Lecturer, World Languages & Cultures
B.A., M.H.S., Auburn University

Blair, Jamie

Instructor, Education
B. S., Troy State University
M.A., Auburn University
Ed.D., The University of Alabama

Blazer, Susan N.

Lecturer, ESL Program
B.A., Samford University
M.A.E., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Bodenhamer, Richard

Instructor, Human Development & Family Life Education
B.A., M.B.A., Samford University

Bolla, Alexander J., Jr.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., B.S., J.D., The Ohio State University

Bolus, Anthony J.

Adjunct Faculty, Pharmacy
Pharm.D., Samford University

Bonner, Jessica J.

Lecturer, Core Curriculum
B.A., Samford University
M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Bonner, Kelly K.

Instructor, Kinesiology
B.S., Samford University
M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.S. Patient Counseling, The Medical College of Virginia/
Virginia Commonwealth University

Booth, Clifford

Lecturer, Education
B.S., M.A., The University of Alabama

Bowman, Daniel G.

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology
B.A., Davidson College
Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Bradley, Joanna C.

Lecturer, World Languages & Cultures; Communication Sciences & Disorders
B.A., Mars Hill College
M.A., Universidad Javeriana
Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Bramer, Jeffery D.

Lecturer, Paralegal Studies
B.G.S., Samford University
LL.B., Birmingham School of Law

Bredemann, Teruko M.

Lecturer, Psychology
B.S., The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Breedlove, Laura V.

Lecturer, Foundations
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.A., The University of Alabama

Brewer, Albert P.

Distinguished Professor of Law and Government
A.B., J.D., The University of Alabama

Brice, Dorothy G.

Instructor, Kinesiology
B.S., Samford University
M.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Briggs, Samantha E.

Lecturer, Sociology
B.A., Clark Atlanta University
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Brindley, P. Andrew

Lecturer, Professional Studies
B.S., The University of Alabama
M.Ed., University of Montevallo

Brooks, Lewis

Lecturer, Education
B.S., M.Ed., University of Montevallo
Ed.D., Samford University

Bruess, Clint

Lecturer, Psychology
B.S., Macalester College
M.A., University of Maryland, College Park
Ed.D., Temple University

Bryant, Jennifer M.

Lecturer, Music
B.M., Christopher Newport University
M.M., The University of Nevada, Las Vegas
D.M.A., The University of Alabama

Bunt, Matthew Alan B.

Lecturer, Human Development & Family Life Education
B.S.B.A., Samford University
M.Ed., University of Montevallo

Burford, Amanda

Lecturer, Kinesiology
B.S., The University of Alabama

Burge, Sonthe B.

Lecturer, Nutrition & Dietetics
B.S., University of Florida
M.S., University of North Florida

Burgess, Tyler N.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., M.S., Ed.D., Samford University

Burns, Corlette M.

Lecturer, Entrepreneurship, Management, & Marketing
B.T.M.T., Auburn University
M.B.A., Georgia State University

Burns, Kaitlin A.

Lecturer, World Languages & Cultures
B.A., M.A., Auburn University

Byland, David A.

Lecturer, Theatre & Dance
B.A., Hiram College
M.A., The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Ph.D., Capella University

Byrd, William C., II

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.S., Auburn University
J.D., Samford University

Cacioppo, Ashley M.

Lecturer, Foundations
B.A., M.A.E., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Caldwell, Charlene B.

Lecturer, Education
B.A., The University of Alabama
M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Calhoun, Marc S.

Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy
B.S., Pharmacy University of Louisiana at Monroe

Callender, Marquitta B.

Lecturer, Physical Therapy
B.S., Auburn University
M.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Carbonie, Brandi K.

Lecturer, Nursing
A.S.N., M.S.N, Samford University

Cardwell, Jennifer B.

Lecturer, Education
B.A., Ed.S., Samford University
M.A., University of Montevallo
Ed.D., Samford University

Carr, Amy D.

Lecturer, Kinesiology
B.S., University of Southern Mississippi
M.S., The University of Mississippi

Carr, Nita T.

Instructor, Education
B.S., Kansas Wesleyan University
M.A.E., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ed.D., Samford University

Carre, Dawn S.

Lecturer, Paralegal Studies
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College
B.G.S., Samford University
J.D., Birmingham School of Law

Carson, Jennifer T.

Lecturer, Nursing
B.S., Auburn University
B.S., M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Carter, Charles T.

James H. Chapman Fellow of Pastoral Ministry, Professor, Divinity
B.A., Howard College (Samford University)
M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Cartwright, Darrell L.

Lecturer, Accounting & Management Information Systems
B.B.A., Northeast Louisiana University
J.D., Tulane University
LL.M., University of Miami

Carty, Dexter A.

Lecturer, Interior Architecture
B.S., The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Caswell, Jane P.

Lecturer, Theater and Dance
B.F.A., Stephens College
M.F.A., University of California, Irvine

Cates Lyle, Amy

Lecturer, Core Curriculum
B.A., Auburn University
M.A., University of Montevallo

Catlin, Mark T.

Lecturer, Divinity
B.A., Samford University
M.A., M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

Chalbot, Maire-Cecile G.

Lecturer, Biological & Environmental Sciences
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Universite Paris-Sud

Chambers, Bailey P.

Lecturer, Human Development and Family Life Education
B.S., Auburn University
M.S., The University of Georgia

Chappell, Patrick K.

Instructor, Education
B.S., University of Montevallo
M.A.E., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ed.S., Samford University

Chatman, Sherri H.

Lecturer, Nursing
B.S.N., University of Alabama Birmingham
M.S.N., Samford University

Chiarenza, Carlo

Lecturer, Political Science
M.A., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Childress, Rosalyn A.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., Miles College
Ed.D., M.Ed., Alabama State University

Childs, Gwendalyn D.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., Samford University
M.Ed., University of Montevallo

Chiles, Deborah L.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., Alabama A&M University
M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Chism, Kara M.

Lecturer, Education
B.A., B.S.E., M.S.E., Ed.S., Samford University

Clay, Ruth Ann

Lecturer, Education
B.S., M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Cleveland, William T.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., Ed.D., Samford University
M.E., University of Montevallo

Clough, Allison

Lecturer, Music
B.M., Drake University
M.M., Bob Jones University
D.M.A., The University of Alabama

Coan, Mackenzie L.

Lecturer, Geography
B.A., M.S., Auburn University

Cole, Candia Gann

Instructor, Kinesiology
B.A., Samford University

Coleman, John J., III

Adjunct Professor, Law
A.B., J.D., Duke University

Coleman, Timothy A.

Lecturer, Physics
B.S., Samford University
M.S., Ph.D., The University of Alabama at Huntsville

Collier, Stuart G.

Lecturer, Human Development & Family Life Education
B.A., M.A., The University of Alabama
M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Cook, Gus T.

Instructor, Chemistry & Biochemistry
B.S., Murray State University
M.S., University of Arkansas

Copeland, Carla S.

Lecturer, Professional Studies
B.B.A., Faulkner University
M.S., Troy University at Montgomery
M.B.A., Auburn University at Montgomery

Coyne, Colin M.

Lecturer, Biological & Environmental Sciences
B.S., Vanderbilt University
M.M., Northwestern University

Crawford, Shaun A.

Lecturer, Public Health
B.A., Washington & Lee University
M.S.P.H., Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Crews, Christopher B.

Lecturer, Theatre & Dance
B.F.A., University of Montevallo

Crider, Barbara

Lecturer, World Languages & Cultures
B.S., Samford University
M.A., University of Alabama

Crider, Robert F.

Assistant Professor, Religion
B.A., M.A., Samford University
B.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Florida State University

Culotta, Mary Ann

Instructor, Art
B.A., Samford University
M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ph.D., Florida State University

Cumbee, Janet J.

Instructor, Education
B.A., M.S.Ed., Troy State University
Ed.S., University of Montevallo
Ed.D., Samford University

Curry, Nancy A.

Adjunct Professor, Education
B.S., M.Ed., Middle Tennessee State University
Ed.S., Ed.D., Tennessee State University

Daffron, Cristy M.

Adjunct Faculty, Nursing
B.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.S.N., Jacksonville State University
D.N.P., Samford University

Dallam, Rosemary B.

Lecturer, Nutrition & Dietetics
B.A., Montclair State University
M.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Dance, Jeffrey W.

Lecturer, Management
B.A., MidAmerica Nazarene University
M.B.A., Samford University

Daniels, Dianne K.

Lecturer, World Languages & Cultures
B.A., M.A., The University of North Carolina
M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Daniels, Rhonda C.

Lecturer, Religion
B.S., Iowa State University
M.Div., Samford University

Darby, J. Patrick

Adjunct Professor, Law
A.B., Dartmouth College
J.D., Washington & Lee University School of Law

Davis, Christopher D.

Lecturer, Mathematics & Computer Science
B.S., M.S., Auburn University

Davis, Joshua B.

Lecturer, Religion
B.A., Lipscomb University
M.A., M.T.S., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Davis, Shayana B.

Adjunct Professor, Paralegal Studies
B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.B.A., J.D., Samford University

Davis, Terry L.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., Freed-Hardeman College
M.Ed., Middle Tennessee State University
Ed.D., The University of Alabama

Dean, Anthony G.

Lecturer, Professional Studies
B.S., Auburn University at Montgomery
M.A., Webster University

Dedrick, John Allen

Lecturer, Education
B.A., Miles College
M.Ed., Montevallo University

Deemer, Holly N.

Lecturer, Psychology
B.A., University of South Alabama
M.P.H., University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Deer, Richard A.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.S., Auburn University
J.D., The University of Alabama

DeGaris, Annesley H.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.S., J.D., Samford University

DelGreco, Albert L.

Lecturer, Kinesiology
B.S., Auburn University

Derriso, Anthony C.

Lecturer, Psychology
B.B.A., Samford University
M.Ed., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Dice, Joseph S.

Lecturer, Paralegal Studies
B.S., M.S.W., J.D., The University of Alabama

Dice, Patricia C.

Lecturer, Professional Studies
B.A., Washburn University
M.S.W., Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Diggs, James T.

Lecturer, Biological & Environmental Sciences
B.S., Auburn University at Montgomery
M.S., The University of Alabama
Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

DiGiorgio, Mark W.

Instructor, Kinesiology

Dixon, Paul E., Jr.

Instructor, Entrepreneurship, Management, & Marketing
B.S., Auburn University
M.A., Samford University
M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Dobelstein, Rebecca B.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., M.S.E., Samford University

Donovan, Jennifer

Lecturer, Music
B.M.E., M.M., Kansas State University

Dooley, Natalia A.

Lecturer, Education
B.A., M.A., Orel State University
Ed.D., Samford University

Dorroh, William J.

University Organist, Lecturer, Music
B.M., Birmingham-Southern College
M.M., University of Texas Austin
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Doss, Laura H.

Lecturer, Music
B.M., Samford University
M.Ed., University of Montevallo

Douglas, Ashley D.

Lecturer, Biological & Environmental Sciences
B.S., Washington & Lee University
M.S., College of Charleston
Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Douglas, Michael J.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., Auburn University
J.D., Samford University

Driskill, Nancy H.

Lecturer, Education
B.S.E., Samford University
M.A.E., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Dudley, Patricia M.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., The University of Alabama
M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Dudley-Mitchell, Sandra

Lecturer, Education
B.S., Alabama A&M University
M.A.E., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Duke, Joey D.

Senior Lecturer, Paralegal Studies
B.A., University of Alabama of Birmingham
J.D., Samford University

Dulin, Jan R.

Lecturer, Education
B.S.W., University of Montevallo
M.Ed., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Dunn, Casey B.

Lecturer, Kinesiology
B.S., Auburn University

Dunn, Charles Hardy

Lecturer, Professional Studies
B.S., Guilford College
J.D., Samford University

Dunn, Tammy P.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., University of North Alabama
M.A.E., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ed.S., Samford University

Dunning, Diane

Lecturer, Professional Studies
B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
J.D., Birmingham School of Law

Dupre︠, Leah S.

Lecturer, World Languages & Cultures
B.S., Birmingham-Southern College
M.A., Tulane University

Dutton, Kristi L.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.S.E., Samford University

Dvonch, Victoria M.

Lecturer, Core Curriculum
M.Ed., University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.D., Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine

Edmonds, Vincent H.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., Athens State University
M.S., Alabama A&M University
Ed.S., Ed.D., The University of Alabama

Elia, Angie P.

Lecturer, Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Erickson, Linda S.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., Birmingham-Southern College
M.S.E., Samford University

Esmail, Rahim W.

Lecturer, Kinesiology
B.A., University of Kentucky
M.S., Eastern Kentucky University

Esposito, Richard

Lecturer, Biological & Environmental Sciences
B.S., M.S., Auburn University
M.S., Samford University

Evans, Brandon

Lecturer, Kinesiology
B.S., Southwest Missouri State University
M.A.E., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Felton, John B.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., J.D., Samford University

Fiedler, Michael A.

Associate Professor, Nurse Anesthesia
B.S., Indiana Wesleyan University
M.S., Baylor College of Medicine
Ph.D., The University of Tennessee-Memphis

Fineburg, Amy C.

Lecturer, Professional Studies
B.A., M.S., Samford University
Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Fisk, Timarie S.

Lecturer, Art and Design
B.F.A., Memphis College of Art
M.A.E., Ed.S., Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Flaniken, Angela M.

Lecturer, Music
B.M.Ed., University of Louisville
M.M., Boston University

Fletcher, Julie R.

Lecturer, Foundations
B.S., Northwestern State University
M.Ed., The University of Southern Mississippi

Fly, Deborah W.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., M.Ed., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Flynn, John J.

Lecturer, Core Curriculum
B.A., Mary Washington College
M.A., University of Virginia

Foreman, Maureen A.

Lecturer, Art
B.F.A., Maryland Institute College of Art
M.F.A., Indiana University

Forlini, J. Noel

Lecturer, Divinity, Religion
B.A., M.Div., Samford University
Ph.D., Drew University

Fort, David N.

Instructor, Nurse Anesthesia
B.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.S.N., Nurse Anesthesia, D.N.P., Samford University

Fothergill, Michael C.

Lecturer, Theatre & Dance

Fowler, Cacyce S.

Lecturer, Nursing
B.S.N., Jacksonville State University
M.S.N., Samford University

Fox, Amanda B.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., Berry College
M.E., Lesley University
M.S.E., Samford University

Freeman, Mark J.

Lecturer, Professional Studies
B.A., Auburn University
M.S., Florida State University
Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Friday, Hannah L.

Lecturer, Core Curriculum
B.A., Agnes Scott College
M.T.S., Emory University

Frings, David M.

Lecturer, Biological & Environmental Sciences
B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.S., Samford University

Fry, Karen R.

Lecturer, Nursing
B.S.N., Auburn University
M.S.N., University of Alabama Birmingham

Fuller, Thomas L.

Lecturer, Divinity
B.A., Samford University
M.Div., D.Min., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Gable, Laura Beth

Lecturer, Music
B.M.H., M.M., Samford University

Gaede, Anton H.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.S., Yale University
LL.B., Duke University

Gallaspy, Janice G.

Lecturer, Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Gannon, Kenny C.

Lecturer, Theatre & Dance
B.A., Samford University
M.M., Converse College
Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Gardner, Donna M.

Lecturer, Education
B.A., The University of Alabama
M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Garza, Gene G.

Assistant Professor, Mathematics & Computer Science
B.S., University of Montevallo
Ph.D., The University of Georgia

Gaston, Victoria J.

Lecturer, Divinity
B.A., Florida Atlantic University
M.Div., D. Min., Samford University

Gay, Stacy M.

Lecturer, Entrepreneurship, Management, & Marketing
B.A., B.S., M.P.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Gibson, Scott M.

Lecturer, Divinity
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University
M.Th., Princeton Theological Seminary
M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Ph.D., University of Oxford

Gill, Bryan D.

Lecturer, Professional Studies
B.A., Auburn University
M.Div., Samford University

Gilmore, Kristin E.

Lecturer, Core Curriculum
B.A., University of Alabama in Birmingham
M.A., University of Montevallo

Godfrey, Linda

Instructor, Nutrition & Dietetics
B.S., The University of Tennessee
M.S., The University of Alabama

Godwin, Joseph S.

Lecturer, Economics, Finance, & Quantitative Analysis
B.A., M.B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ph.D., Auburn University

Goldstein, Jackie

Professor Emerita, Psychology
B.A., Samford University
Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Glenn, Christina J.

Lecturer, Mathematics & Computer Science
B.A., B.S., M.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Gold, India B.

Instructor, Kinesiology
B.S., Samford University

Golden, Nancy C.

Adjunct Faculty, Pharmacy
B.S., Samford University
M.S., The University of Mississippi

Goodman, Patricia A.

Instructor, Chemistry & Biochemistry
B. S., Mississippi University for Women
M.S., The University of Mississippi

Goolsby, Andrea S.

Lecturer, Professional Studies
B.S., M.S., Troy University
M.P.A., Auburn University at Montgomery

Gossett, Kimberly J.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., Auburn University
M.A.E, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Grace, Rick L.

Lecturer, Divinity
B.A., Eastern Illinois University
M.Div., D.Min., University of Dubuque

Graffeo, Brenda J.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., Auburn University
M.A., The University of Alabama

Graham, Lisa G.

Assistant Professor, Psychology
B.A., Emory University
M.S., The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Graves, Stephanie A.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., University of Maryland, College Park
M.A., University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Greene, A. Robert

Visiting Assistant Professor, Law
A.B., Georgetown University
J.D., The Catholic University of America

Grogan, Sue D.

Lecturer, Curriculum & Instruction
B.A., Birmingham-Southern College
M.E.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ed.S., University of Montevallo

Grosse, Alan B.

Adjunct Faculty, Law
B.S., The Citadel
J.D., Samford University

Guffey, Angela M.

Lecturer, Interior Architecture
B.S., Harding University

Gurney, Mary T.

Lecturer, Theatre & Dance
B.A., Samford University

Hager, Alabama F.

Lecturer, Psychology
B.A., Vanderbilt University
M.S., Ph.D., Auburn University

Hall, John A.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., University of Sussex
Ph.D., Oxford University
J.D., Stanford University

Hall, Joshua

Lecturer, Core Curriculum
B.A., Samford University
M.A., Penn State University
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Handley, Donna M.

Lecturer, Human Development & Family Life Education
B.A., M.P.A., Ph.D., Auburn University

Hankins, Ryan C.

Lecturer, Entrepreneurship, Management, & Marketing
B.A., Ouachita Baptist University
M.Div., Samford University

Hankins, William R., Jr.

Lecturer, Entrepreneurship, Management & Marketing
B.A., J.D., The University of Alabama
M.B.A., Emory University

Hardin, Larry E.

Lecturer, Music
B.M., M.M.E., Samford University
Ed.D., The University of Alabama

Harrington, Barbara K.

Lecturer, Music
B.M., New England Conservatory of Music
M.M., Florida State University
M.A.E., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Harris, Abbey N.

Lecturer, Psychology
B.A., M.A., The University of Alabama at Huntsville
Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Harris, Ellen H.

Instructor, Education
B.S., M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Hartin, Nancy B.

Instructor, Entrepreneurship, Management, & Marketing
B.S.B.A., Samford University
M.A., The University of Alabama

Harwood, Judd A.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., Indiana University at Bloomington
J.D., The University of Alabama
LL.M., New York University

Hatcher, Christopher M.

Lecturer, Kinesiology
B.S., Valdosta State University

Hays, Harold H., Jr.

Lecturer, Journalism & Mass Communication
B.A., M.Comm., Auburn University

Hehn, D. Russell, Jr.

Lecturer, Core Curriculum
B.A., University of Southern Mississippi
M.A., Clemson University

Heins, Janet K.

Lecturer, Nursing
B.S.N., D.N.P., The University of Alabama
M.S.N., University of Mobile

Henry, Meredith A.

Lecturer, Psychology
B.S.H., Samford University
M.S., Villanova University

Herbert, Charles D.

Lecturer, Biological & Environmental Sciences
B.S., M.S., Louisiana State University
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Hicks, Judith S.

Lecturer, Music
B.M., Cleveland Institute of Music
M.M., Eastman School of Music

Higginbotham, Marty

Lecturer, Theatre & Dance
B.A., Samford University

Higgins, Pamela C.

Lecturer, Education
B.A., Rutgers University
M.A., Northwestern University

Hines, Sandra W.

Lecturer, World Languages & Cultures
B.A., M.A., University of South Carolina

Hinkle, C. Logan

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.S., The University of Alabama
J.D., Samford University
LL.M., New York University

Hobbs, Phillip M.

Lecturer, Professional Studies
B.S., M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Hodge, Patricia H.

Instructor, Education
A.B., M.Ed., University of Montevallo
Ed.S., Ed.D., The University of Alabama

Hodge, William M.

Adjunct Professor, Education
B.S., University of Montevallo
M.S.W., Ph.D., The University of Alabama
M.Div., Southern Seminary

Hogelin, Abby S.

Lecturer, Core Curriculum
B.A., Auburn University
M.F.A., Georgia College

Hogewood, Lynn H.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., J.D., Samford University

Hogewood, Mark M.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., Wake Forest University
J.D., Vanderbilt University

Hogg, David S.

Lecturer, Divinity
B.A., University of Toronto
M.Div., Westminster Theological Seminary
Ph.D., University of St. Andrews

Hollaway, Mary Evelyn

Lecturer, Education
B.A., Huntingdon College
M.A.E., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Holloway, Aubrey J. (Jay)

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University
J.D., Samford University

Horton, Hal R.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., Athens State
M.A., University of North Alabama
Ed.D., Samford University

Hoven, T. Brian

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., The University of Alabama
J.D., Faulkner University

Hudson, Donna C.

Lecturer, Education
B.S.E., M.S. Ed., Jacksonville State University

Huebner, W. Michael

Lecturer, Music
B.M., M.M., The University of Kansas

Huggins, Meggan M.

Lecturer, Biology & Environmental Sciences
B.S., The University of Alabama
J.D., Faulkner University

Hunsinger, Ronald N.

Lecturer, Nursing
B.S., M.S., Mississippi State University
Ph.D., The University of Mississippi

Hutchens, Kimberly P.

Lecturer, Education
B.S.E., M.S.E., Samford University

Isley, Belinda

Lecturer, Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Jackson, Donald M.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., Alabama State University
J.D., University of Virginia

Janeway, Caroline M.

Lecturer, University Fellows
B.A., Samford University
M.A., Georgetown University

Jaraysi, Naila J.

Lecturer, Mathematics & Computer Science
B.S., M.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Jennings, Sarah J.

Lecturer, Core Curriculum
B.A., The University of Alabama
M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Johns, Marci S.

Lecturer, Professional Studies
B.A., M.P.A., Auburn University at Montgomery
J.D., Faulkner University

Johnson, Donna C.

Lecturer, Education
B.S.E., M.A., The University of Alabama

Johnson, Nathan W.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., J.D., Vanderbilt University

Johnson, Raymond L., Jr.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., J.D., Howard University

Jones, Glenda D.

Lecturer, World Languages & Cultures
B.A., Samford University
M.A., The University of Alabama

Kaiser, Heather R.

Lecturer, Spanish
B.A., Old Dominion University
M.A., Florida International University
Ph.D., University of Florida

Kaiser, Mary Ignatius

Lecturer, Professional Studies
B.S., Marygrove College
M.A., University of Detroit
Ph.D., University of Denver

Kelley, Victor

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.S., Auburn University
J.D., Samford University

Keppley, Jesse M.

Lecturer, Foundations
B.A., M.A., Boston University

Kerlin, Matthew B.

Lecturer, Core Curriculum, Business
B.M. Louisiana State University
M.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.B.A., Samford University
Ph.D., Baylor University

King, Margaret M.

Lecturer, World Languages & Cultures
B.A., Yale College
M.A., The University of Alabama

King, Melodie S.

Instructor, Music
B.M., Samford University
M.M., The University of Alabama

Knight, Stephen B.

University Carillonneur, Lecturer, Music
A.B., B.M., The University of Alabama
M.M., University of Michigan
Royal Carillon School, Belgium
Degree Superior, La Schola Cantorum, Paris

Kolodziej, Stephanie I.

Lecturer, Theatre & Dance
B.F.A., University of Hartford
M.F.A., The University of Alabama

Koonce, Jeffrey A.

Lecturer, Music
B.M., Johns Hopkins University, Peabody Conservatory of Music

Koslin, Michael G.

Lecturer, Kinesiology
B.S., Tulane University
D.M.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Kottmeyer, John D.

Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy
B.S., Marquette University
M.A., University of Central Florida

Kozak, Kevin J.

Lecturer, Music
B.S., Glassboro State College
M.M., Manhattan School of Music

Krulak, Todd C.

Lecturer, Core Curriculum
B.A., College of William and Mary
M.A., Wheaton College
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Kuntz, Lisa L.

Lecturer, Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Lacey, Ronda H.

Assistant Professor, Pharmacy
B.S., Auburn University
B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
J.D., Birmingham School of Law

Lackey, Jennifer H.

Lecturer, Core Curriculum
B.A., Denison University
M.S., Vanderbilt University
M.A., Emory University

Laird, George W., II

Adjunct Faculty, Paralegal Studies
B.S., The University of Alabama
J.D., Samford University

Lanclos, Sarah J.

Lecturer, Music
B.A., Belhaven University
M.M., University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Landers, Rachel L.

Lecturer, Core Curriculum
B.A., University of Montevallo
M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Landau, Nicholas J.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., University of Virginia
M.S., University of Maryland
Ph.D., Rutgers University
J.D., University of Virginia

Lane, Charles D.

Lecturer, Biological & Environmental Sciences
B.S., University of North Alabama
M.S., Samford University
M.P.H., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Laney, Thomas Devon

Lecturer, Entrepreneurship, Management, & Marketing
B.S., M.B.A., The University of Alabama

Lange Wiget, Carol

Lecturer, Biological & Environmental Sciences
B.S., New Mexico State University
M.S., Texas A&M University

Latta, Brent W.

Lecturer, Foundations
B.S., Furman University
M.A.E., University of South Carolina

Lawhon, Daniel E.

Lecturer, Music
B.M., Belmont University
M.M., D.M., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Lawrence, S. Catherine

Lecturer, Religion
B.A., Samford University
M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Leara, Stephen P.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.S., Brown University
J.D., Samford University

LeDuc, Jonathan R.

Lecturer, Kinesiology
B.S., M.A., California State University, Chico

Lee, Carol L.

Adjunct Faculty, Law
B.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.A., Loyola University
M.P.P.M., Birmingham-Southern College
J.D., Birmingham School of Law

Leithart, Peter J.

Lecturer, Divinity
B.A., Hillsdale College
M.A.R., Th.M., Westminster Theological Seminary
Ph.D., University of Cambridge

Lentine, John A.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., University of West Florida
J.D., Samford University

Limdi, Nita A.

Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy
B.S., Patel College of Pharmacy
Pharm.D., Samford University
M.S.P.H., Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Little, Rebecca B.

Lecturer, Nutrition & Dietetics
B.S., The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
M.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Lockhart, Jacqueline C.

Lecturer, Theatre & Dance
B.A., Birmingham-Southern University

Loyd, Christine M.

Adjunct Faculty, Physical Therapy
B.A., Miami University
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati

Lyons, Alan D.

Lecturer, Biological & Environmental Sciences
B.S., M.S., The University of Tennessee
M.S., Samford University

Lucas, Gail

Lecturer, Paralegal Studies
B.A., The University of Southern Mississippi
M.A., The University of Mississippi

Ludington, Sarah H.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., Yale University
M.A., J.D., Duke University

Lukasik, Lisa M.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., Washington University
J.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Maddox, Kevin J.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., Jacksonville State University
M.Ed., University Of Montevallo
Ed.D., Samford University

Maddox, Robert R.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
J.D., Samford University

Madsen, Nicholas J.

Instructor, Kinesiology
B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin

Masri, Tariq M.

Lecturer, Music
B.M., Cleveland Institute of Music

Mathis, Paige A.

Lecturer, Foundations
B.S., University of Louisville
M.S., University of Memphis

Maye, Jennifer L.

Lecturer, Education
B.A., M.A., The University of Alabama
Ed.D., Samford University

Mayfield, Phyllis W.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., Jacksonville State University
M.A., The University of Alabama
Ph.D., Auburn University

McCarthy, Terrence W.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.S., Auburn University
M.Ed., University of Montevallo
Ed.D, J.D., The University of Alabama

McCay, T. Victor

Lecturer, Theatre & Dance
B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.F.A., Rutgers University

McCool, Alisa B.

Lecturer, Theatre & Dance
B.B.A., The University of Oklahoma
M.Ed., Texas Christian University
M.F.A., New York University

McCoy, Timothy A.

Lecturer, Divinity
B.A., Louisiana College
M.Div., Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

McCracken, Rebecca J.

Lecturer, Core Curriculum
B.A., Southern Wesleyan University
M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

McCurley, Robert L., Jr.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., J.D., The University of Alabama

McDougal, Tom R., Jr.

Lecturer, Entrepreneurship, Management, & Marketing
B.S., Samford University
M.S., M.B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

McEwen, T. Cameron

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., Brigham Young University
J.D., Samford University

McGinnis, Margaret E.

Lecturer, Music
B.M., Samford University
M.M., Texas Christian University
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

McIntyre, Mary Elizabeth

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.Ch.E., Auburn University
J.D., Samford University

McKinney, Margaret K.

Lecturer, Journalism & Mass Communication
B.S., Stephens College
M.A., University of Missouri-Columbia

McLain, Nina E.

Adjunct Professor, Nursing
B.S., The University of Southern Mississippi
M.S., Xavier University
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University

McMichael, Sandra L.

Lecturer, Nursing
B.S.N., Auburn University
M.S.N., F.N.P., Troy State University

McNeil, I. Howard, III

Instructor, Professional Studies
B.B.A., University of Montevallo
M.T.A., The University of Alabama

McPherson, Susan E.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., J.D., Samford University

McWilliams, Tennant S.

Lecturer, History
B.A., Birmingham Southern College
M.A., The University of Alabama
Ph.D., The University of Georgia

Medina-Kreppein, Daisy

Lecturer, Nursing
B.S.N., State University of New York Health Science Center
M.S.N., D.N.P, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Michael, Kent S.

Lecturer, Psychology
B.S. Samford University
M.Ed., University of Montevallo

Milam, Amy N.

Lecturer, Geography
B.S., University of North Alabama
M.Ph., University of Cambridge

Miller, Amanda K.

Lecturer, Theatre & Dance

Mims, Ashley S.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., J.D., Samford University
M.S., Georgia State University

Min, Phil E.

Lecturer, Music
B.S., The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
M.Ed., D.M.A., Memphis State University

Minisman, Keith A.

Lecturer, Education
B.A., College of Charleston
M.A.E., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Minsky, Mark A.

Lecturer, Education
B.S.E., West Chester University of Pennsylvania
M.S.A., Ed.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Mitchell, Heather M.

Lecturer, Foundations
B.A., Birmingham-Southern College
M.A., M.A.E., University of Montevallo

Mitchum, John C.

Lecturer, Core Curriculum
B.S., Troy University
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Moates, Ashton L.

Lecturer, Core Curriculum
B.A., University of Montevallo
M.A., University of Louisville

Moates, Scotty J.

Lecturer, Biological & Environmental Sciences
B.S., Auburn University at Montgomery
M.S., Samford University

Mohon, Scott

Instructor, Human Development & Family Life Education
B.G.S., Samford University
M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Monroe, Thomas F.

Lecturer, Kinesiology
B.S., M.A., University of North Alabama

Moore, Christa O.

Instructor, Nursing
B.S.N., The University of Alabama
M.S.N., Samford University

Morgan, J. Katrina

Lecturer, Education
B.A., Troy State University
M.A.E., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Morgan, Michael D.

Lecturer, Foundations
B.B.A., Baylor University
M.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D., University of North Texas

Morris, Michael L.

Lecturer, Core Curriculum
B.A., Auburn University
M.F.A., Spalding University

Morris, Michael W.

Lecturer, Kinesiology
B.A., Belhaven University

Morton, Pam H.

Lecturer, Kinesiology
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Moses, Mary Beth

Adjunct Faculty, Physical Therapy
B.S., Birmingham-Southern College
M.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Moss, Irene P.

Lecturer, Foundations
B.S., Vanderbilt University
M.A.E., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Moxley, Caleb C.

Lecturer, Economics, Finance & Quantitative Analysis
B.A., B.S., Randolph College
M.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Mullis, Norma Kay

Instructor, World Languages & Cultures
B.A., Samford University
M.A., The University of Alabama

Nail, Kaye C.

Lecturer, Professional Studies
B.A., M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Neiman, John. C., Jr.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., The University of North Carolina
J.D., Harvard University

Nelson, L. John

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., University of Washington
J.D., Gonzaga University
LL.M., Yale Law School

Newman, Miriam V.

Lecturer, Biological & Environmental Sciences
B.A., St. Mary’s College of Maryland
M.A.E, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Newton, C. Martin

Lecturer, Foundations
B.S., Samford University

Nichols, Edwin C.

Lecturer, Curriculum & Instruction
B.S., M.S., The University of Tennessee
Ed.S., Ed.D., The University of Alabama

Nixon, Brooke M.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., The University of Alabama
J.D., Samford University

Noble, Brian O.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., The University of Mississippi
J.D., Samford University

Nordlund, Caroline J.

Lecturer, Music
B.M., University of South Carolina
M.M., Northwestern University

Nordlund, Samuel

Lecturer, Music
B.M., The University of Alabama
M.M., Northwestern University
D.M.A., The University of Alabama

Oberholster, Suzanne D.

Lecturer, Biological & Environmental Sciences
B.A., M.S., Auburn University

Oliver, Parthenia T.

Lecturer, Nursing
B.S.N., The University of Alabama
M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women

O’Neil, Douglas E., Jr.

Lecturer, Theater & Dance
B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Ott, John E.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., University of Central Florida/Florida Tech
J.D., Samford University

Owens, Jamekia N.

Adjunct Faculty, Pharmacy
B.S., Alabama A&M University
Pharm.D., Samford University

Oyama, Yasuhiko

Instructor, Kinesiology
J.D., Meiji University of Tokyo

Padgett, Scott A.

Lecturer, Kinesiology
B.A., University of Kentucky

Paine, Janice G.

Lecturer, Foundations
B.S., Auburn University
M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Palmer, Curtis V.

Instructor, Mathematics & Computer Science
B.S., Georgia State University
M.B.A., Emory University

Parish, Ashley E.

Lecturer, Physical Therapy
B.S., D.P.T., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Parker, Martha S.

Lecturer, Education
B.A., West Chester University
M.A.E., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Parks, David A.

Lecturer, Divinity
B.A., M.Div., Samford University
Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Pate, J. Gary

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
J.D., Samford University

Patrick, Frank Y.

Assistant Professor, Religion
B.A., M.Div., Samford University
Ph.D., Duke University

Pattin, Anthony P.

Lecturer, Music
B.M., The University of Toledo
M.M., University of Michigan
D.M.A., The University of Alabama

Patton, P. Torry

Lecturer, Human Development & Family Life Education
B.S., Samford University
M.S., The University of Tennessee

Payne, Jervis D.

Lecturer, Divinity
B.A., University of Kentucky
M.Div., Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Pearce, Cameron C.

Lecturer, Economics, Finance & Quantitative Analysis
B.S.B.A., M.Acc., Auburn University

Pearson, Nancy C.

Lecturer, Education
B.S.H.E., M.Ed., The University of Georgia

Perkins, Kimberly

Lecturer, Paralegal Studies
B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham
J.D., Samford University

Perry, Grace F.

Adjunct Faculty, Nutrition & Dietetics
B.S., M.A., The University of Alabama

Peters, Christopher M.

Lecturer, History
B.A., Washington University in St. Louis
M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.Div., Covenant Theological Seminary
Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Phillips, Ann

Assistant Professor, Education
B.S., M.A., The University of Alabama
Ed.D., Auburn University

Pitts, Brian C.

Instructor, Foundations
B.A., M. Div., Samford University

Pitts, Teresa A.

Lecturer, Political Science
B.A., M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Pompey, Deonnia N.

Lecturer, Mathematics & Computer Science
B.S., M.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Poole, Philip

Lecturer, Foundations
B.A., Baylor University
M.A., University of North Texas

Portis, Vicki L.

Lecturer, Music
B.M.F., M.M.E., University of Montevallo

Powell, Susan B.

Clinical Instructor, Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., P.M.N.,University of Alabama at Birmingham

Prater, Sandra R.

Lecturer, ESL Program
B.A., Samford University
M.A.E., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Preston, Loretta P.

Lecturer, Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Proctor, R. David

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., Carson-Newman College
J.D., The University of Tennessee

Pryor, William H., Jr.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., Northeast Louisiana University
J.D., Tulane University

Puccio, Samuel M.

Lecturer, Kinesiology

Putnam, T. Michael

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., J.D., The University of Alabama

Quay, Mark A.

Lecturer, Divinity
B.S., Southeast Missouri State University
M.Div., Covenant Theological Seminary
D.Min., Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
D.Min., American Christian College and Seminary

Rainer, Ryan D.

Adjunct Professor, Kinesiology
M.D., University of Alabama in Birmingham

Rasmussen, Michael V.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., University of South Florida
J.D., Samford University

Ratcliffe, Carol J.

Lecturer, Nursing
B.S.N., The University of Alabama
M.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham
D.N.P., Samford University

Rawls, Bruce A.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.S., The University of Alabama
J.D., Samford University
LL.M, New York University

Rayford, Richard Drexel, Jr.

Lecturer, Religion
B.A., Appalachian State University
M.Div., M.Th., Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Retief, Adrienne

Lecturer, Interior Architecture
B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham
B.Arch., Auburn University

Rhyne, J. Sims III

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.B.A., University of North Florida
M.Acc., University of Florida
J.D., Samford University
LL.M., New York University

Rich, R. Lyndsey

Lecturer, Kinesiology
B.S., University of Central Arkansas
M.S., Georgia Southern University

Rich, Rachel A.

Lecturer, Kinesiology
B.B.A., The University of Mississippi

Richardson, Wayne O.

Instructor, Education
B.A., M.S., Ed.S., Ed.D., Samford University

Richardson, Q. Natai

Lecturer, Foundations
B.A., Samford University
M.S., Kaplan University

Ringler, William S.

Instructor, Professional Studies
B.S., Waynesburg
M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh

Rivers, Jamorris B.

Lecturer, Theatre & Dance
A.S., Southern Union
B.A., The University of Alabama

Roach-Davis, Ramona

Lecturer, Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., D.N.P., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Roberts, James H., Jr.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., University of South Florida
J.D., Samford University

Robertson, John F.

Lecturer, Music
B.M., Bob Jones University
M.M., Samford University

Robinson, April L.

Lecturer, Foundations
B.A., Samford University
M.T.S., Duke University

Robinson, Kelli F.

Adjunct Faculty, Law
B.S., Louisiana State University
J.D., Samford University

Robinson, Rebecca W.

Lecturer, Education
B.S.E., M.S.E., Jacksonville State University
Ed.D., Samford University

Robinson, Stephanie C.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., M.A.E., Ed.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ed.D., Samford University

Roebuck, Allyson E.

Lecturer, Interior Architecture
B.A., Samford University

Rogan, Fred

Instructor, Professional Studies
B.A., Auburn University
M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Rogers, S. Marvin

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., J.D., The University of Alabama

Rohling, Thomas P.

Instructor, Kinesiology
B.A., Samford University

Rollins, Christina N.

Lecturer, World Languages and Cultures
B.A., Samford University
M.A., The University of Georgia

Rosenblum, William M.

Professor, Physics
B.S., University of Miami
M.S., Florida State University-Tallahassee
Ph.D., Tufts University

Ross-Davis, Kelly

Adjunct Professor, Education
B.A., University of Arizona
M.S., Colorado State University

Rubio, Sigfredo

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham
J.D., Samford University

Rush, Richard A., Jr.

Lecturer, Journalism & Mass Communications
B.A., M.A., The University of Alabama

Russ, Ashley A.

Lecturer, Theatre & Dance

Sabo, Patricia Cameron

Adjunct Faculty, Pharmacy
B.S., Samford University

Sakurai, Kazuyo

Instructor, Interior Architecture
B.A., M.S., The University of Alabama

Schultz, Nancy L.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., University of Wisconsin
J.D., University of Pennsylvania

Searles, Andrew C.

Lecturer, Art
B.S., Samford University

Self, Laurl P.

Lecturer, Interior Architecture
B.A., University of Montevallo
B.S., Samford University
M.A., Savannah College of Art and Design

Senasi, Karlo

Lecturer, Music
B.M., Birmingham-Southern College

Shadinger, Tamara V.

Assistant Professor, Psychology
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Shanahan, Tonya D.

Lecturer, Nursing
B.S.N., The University of Alabama
M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women

Shaw, Andrea S.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.S., Florida State University
J.D., Samford University

Sheek, Alan G.

Instructor, Professional Studies
B.A., Samford University
M.P.A., The University of Georgia

Shelburne, Alice

Lecturer, Education
B.S., Florida State University

Shepherd IV, Albert L.

Lecturer, Professional Studies
B.A., Union University
M.Th., Ph.D., University of Aberdeen

Shinn, Barbara A.

Lecturer, Music
B.A., B.M.E., Benedictine College
M.M., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Silber, Marissa G.

Lecturer, Political Science
B.A., University of Southern California
M.A., University of Florida

Simpson, Patricia K.

Lecturer, Education
B.A., Birmingham-Southern College
M.S.E., Ed.D., Samford University

Simpson, Wayne Scott

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., University of Florida
J.D., Samford University

Siple, Charles B., Jr.

Lecturer, Foundations
B.S., Point University
M.Div., Samford University

Slocumb, Brandon S.

Lecturer, Music
B.M., Samford University
M.M., University of North Texas
D.M.A., The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Smith, Christopher

Lecturer, Music
B.M., Samford University

Smith, Elizabeth P.

Lecturer, Core Curriculum
B.S., Auburn University
M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.S.E., Samford University

Smith, Matt R.

Instructor, Economics, Finance & Quantitative Analysis
B.S., University of South Alabama
M.A., The University of Alabama

Smith, Victoria L.

Lecturer, Foundations
B.A., Samford University
M.Ed., Monash University
M.B.A., Samford University

Spear, Bonnie A.

Adjunct Faculty, Nutrition & Dietetics
B.S., Auburn University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Spivey, Sandra W.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Auburn University

Springfield, Margaret R.

Adjunct Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders
B.S., M.S., Auburn University
Au.D., University of Florida

Spurlock, Nivada F.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., University of North Alabama
M.S., University of Montevallo

St. Clair, Jay D.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.S., The University of Tennessee
J.D., Yale University

Steele, Sarah F.

Lecturer, World Languages & Cultures
B.S., Samford University
M.A.E., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Stephens, Craig M.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., Stetson University
J.D., Samford University
LL.M., University of Florida

Stewart, Elizabeth D.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., Auburn University
M.E., University of South Alabama

Stone, Amanda F.

Lecturer, Curriculum & Instruction
B.S.E., The University of Alabama
M.A.E., University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.S.E., Samford University

Strand, Anika M.

Lecturer, Foundations
B.S.W., Union University
M.S.E., Baylor University

Stutts, Meredith K.

Adjunct Faculty, Social Work
B.A., Georgetown College
M.S.W., The University of Alabama

Sullivan, James B.

Lecturer, Music
B.M.E., University of Georgia
M.M., Boston University

Summers, Caroline B.

Instructor, Journalism & Mass Communication
B.A., The University of Alabama

Sutter, Amanda L.

Lecturer, Communication Sciences & Disorders
B.A., B.S., M.C.D., Auburn University

Swatzell, Roy H., Jr.

Lecturer, Professional Studies
B.S., Samford University
M.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Sweatt, William Stephen

Lecturer, Human Development & Family Life Education
B.S., Jacksonville State University
M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.Ed., University of Montevallo

Szurek, Jaroslaw P.

Lecturer, Music
M.A., Jagiellonian University
M.S., University at Albany-SUNY

Tally, Jacqueline G.

Instructor, Kinesiology
B.S., University of Montevallo
M.A., The University of Alabama

Tamper, Valencia L.

Lecturer, World Languages & Cultures
B.A., University of South Alabama
M.A., Bowling Green State University

Tanner, Cathryn

Instructor, Kinesiology
B.S., M.S.E., Samford University

Taylor, Allison S.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.S., J.D., Samford University

Taylor, Lauren M.

Lecturer, Foundations
B.A., Carson Newman College
M.A., The University of Alabama

Tedrow, Klari B.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.S., Lenoir-Rhyne College
J.D., Samford University

Teel, Michael C.

Assistant Professor, Entrepreneurship, Management, & Marketing
B.B.A., Southern Methodist University
J.D., M.B.A., University of Missouri

Terry, Kathryn W.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., Samford University
M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Theodorou, Konstantinos

Lecturer, Biological & Environmental Sciences
B.S., M.S., The University of Alabama

Thibeault, Thomas F.

Lecturer, World Languages & Cultures
B.A., M.Ed., The University of Maine
Ph.D., Universitat Salzburg

Tiffin, Rodney K.

Lecturer, Kinesiology
B.A., Auburn University

Tindle, J. Claude

Lecturer, Paralegal Studies
B.S., Samford University
J.D., Birmingham School of Law

Tomlin, Laura H.

Lecturer, Professional Studies
B.A., Birmingham-Southern College
M.S.E., Samford University
J.D., Hamline University

Trant, Sid J.

Lecturer, Biological & Environmental Sciences
B.A., The University of Alabama
J.D., Georgetown University

Trinh, Eva P.

Lecturer, Psychology
B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Trippe, Allan M.

Lecturer, Entrepreneurship, Management, & Marketing
B.S., The University of Alabama
J.D., Samford University

Troncalli, Angella

Lecturer, Kinesiology
B.S., The University of West Alabama
M.Ed., University of Montevallo

Trujillo, Isaac S., Jr.

Lecturer, Kinesiology
B.S., M.S., The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Tyree, Amanda

Lecturer, Education
B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.Ed., Ed.D., Northwestern State University

VanPelt, Lewanda K.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.S., J.D., Samford University
LL.M., University of Missouri

Vasile, Catherine R.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., Auburn University
M.A.E., Alabama A&M University
Ed.D., The University of Alabama

Vest, David Ashley

Lecturer, Kinesiology
B.A., Morehead State University

Waddell, Glenn G.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.S.M.E., J.D., The University of Alabama

Wallace, Ronald J.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.S., Auburn University
J.D., Birmingham School of Law

Walsh, William A.

Lecturer, Economics, Finance & Quantitative Analysis
B.A., Vanderbilt University
M.A., Ph.D., J.D., The University of Alabama

Walter, Traci B.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.A., Samford University

West, Kimberly R.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., The University of Alabama at Huntsville
M.A., Sewanee: The University of the South
J.D., The University of Alabama

West, Patrick J.

Lecturer, Economics, Finance & Qualitative Analysis
B.S.B.A., M.B.A., Samford University
M.S., Georgia State University

West, William P.

Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy
B.S., M.B.A., Pharm.D., Samford University

Westmoreland, Jeanna K.

Lecturer, Foundations
B.S.E., Ouachita Baptist University
M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock

White, Sallie V.

Lecturer, Music
B.A., Anderson University
M.M.E., Indiana University

Whitson, Martha B.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., B.S., M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Wilborn, Teresa W.

Adjunct Faculty, Pharmacy
B.S., University of Florida
Pharm.D., Mercer University
Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Wildman-Brooks, Melissa K.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., The University of Alabama
M.S., Troy University
Ed.S., University of Montevallo
Ed.D., Samford University

Wilk, Kevin E.

Adjunct Professor, Physical Therapy
B.S., Northwestern University
D.P.T., MGH Institute of Health Professions

Williams, Brandi

Lecturer, Paralegal Studies
B.A., J.D., Samford University

Williams, James S.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., Washington and Lee University
J.D., Samford University

Williams, Julie Kay

Assistant Professor, Journalism & Mass Communication
B.A., Principia College
M.A., A.B.D., The University of Alabama

Williams, Sara L.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., Florida State University
J.D., Samford University

Wilson, David E.

Lecturer, Professional Studies
B.S., Park University
M.B.A., Indiana Wesleyan University

Wilson, James C., Jr.

Adjunct Professor, Law
B.A., J.D., Tulane University

Wilson, Kimberly E.

Lecturer, Nursing
B.S.N., The University of Alabama
M.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Wilson, P. Victor

Lecturer, Education
B.S., The University of Alabama
M.S., Ed.D., Samford University

Winches, Betty P.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., M.S., Jacksonville State University
Ed.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Winchester, Katherine A.

Assistant Professor, Education
B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., Auburn University

Worley, McKensie M.

Lecturer, Kinesiology
B.A., Mississippi State University
M.A., The University of Alabama

Wortman, William E.

Lecturer, Classics
B.A., University of Minnesota
M.A., Columbia University

Yamamoto, Kevin M.

Adjunct Faculty, Law
B.S., University of California, Davis
J.D., University of San Diego School of Law

Yancey, Benjamin J.

Lecturer, Chemistry & Biochemistry
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Missouri

Yarbrough, Sue H.

Lecturer, Education
B.S., Auburn University
M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Yatabe, Autumn P.

Lecturer, Geography
B.S., M.S., Georgia State University

Yelton, Anthony Todd

Lecturer, Kinesiology
B.A., King College

Yelling, Tamula R.

Lecturer, Professional Studies
B.A., Spelman College
J.D., Samford University

Yoakum, Richard L.

Lecturer, Foundations
B.S., M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign