Undergraduate Catalog

Colleges

Administration and Faculty

Board of Trustees

Charles Blanchard, Russellville

Eric Burnett, Fort Smith

John Chambers III, Danville

Tom Kennedy, Little Rock

Leigh Whiteside, Russellville

Administrative Officers

Robert Charles Brown, 1993, President
B.A., Northwestern State University, 1967
M.A., Louisiana State University, 1969
Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1976

John W. Watson, 1978, Vice President for Academic Affairs
B.A., University of Arkansas, 1971
M.S., University of Arkansas, 1973
Ed.D., Oklahoma State University, 1978

David C. Moseley, 1994, Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance
B.B.A., University of Arkansas at Monticello, 1964
M.B.A., University of Central Arkansas, 1984

Susie Nicholson, 1998 , Vice President for Student Services and University Relations
B.A., University of Arkansas, 1986
M.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2010

Jayne W. Jones, 1976 , Vice President for Development
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1988
M.A., Arkansas Tech University, 2001

Phil Jacobs, 2005, Vice President for Governmental Relations
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1968

Administrative Staff

Carol Adkison, Assistant Director of Computer Services for Administrative Systems
Alison Ahlert, Event Coordinator for Lake Point Conference Center
Karen Alexander, Assistant Director of Budget
Jan Apple, Academic Outreach Coordinator
Jamie Beck, Coordinator of Greek Life
Rebecca Bramlett, Institutional Research Associate
Jessica Brock, Coordinator of Concurrent Enrollment Programs
Marci Buhajla, English Language Institute Instructor
Jenny Butler, Coordinator of Student Activities and Orientation
Rebecca Callaway, Instructional Designer - eTech
Pat Chronister, Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Linda Clarke, Director of Academic Advising Center
Fred W. Clayton, Director of Administrative Services
Lisa Cochran, Director of Continuing Education
Brandi Collins, Licensing Coordinator
Pam Cooper, Development Officer - Research
Will Cooper, Coordinator of Retention Services
Ashley Daniels, Admissions Officer
Kelly Davis, Director of Alumni Relations
Shawna Davis, Target School Liaison, Upward Bound Program
Curtis Diggs, Director of ATU Degree Center at Mid-South Community College
Shauna Donnell, Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management
Brent Drake, Director of Development Services
Katherine Ehemann, Accounting Supervisor
Daniel Eshcol, International Student Advisor
Diana J. Evans, Assistant Registrar
Courtney Farris, Admissions Officer
Bryan Fisher, Director of Athletic Relations
Tommy Fields, Associate Registrar
Debra Fithen, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
Jennifer Fleming, Affirmative Action Officer/Director of Academic Services
Rhonda Fleming, Assistant Registrar
Beth Foster, Special Projects Coordinator, Purchasing
Elizabeth Giroir, Coordinator of TECH 1001 Program
Shirley M. Goines, Director of Student Aid
Ben Greenberg, Director of Sports Information
Veronica Jill Greenwood, English Language Institute Instructor
Brandie Griffin, Director of the College of Business College to Career Center
Luke Heffley, Parent Relations Coordinator/Retention Counselor
Jill Hendricks, Director of Upward Bound Programs
Aaron Hogan, Assistant Director for Residence Operations
Brent Hogan, English Language Institute Instructor
Aubrey Holt, Coordinator of Clubs/Organizations & Spirit Squads
Jeff Hudnall, Career Advisor
Lindsey Ingmire, Academic Advisor
Linda Johnson, Budget and Special Programs Director
Marilyn Johnson, Business Manager and Director of Student Accounts
Brian Lasey, Director of Physical Plant
Steve Lawrence, Associate Dean of Students
Lori LeBahn, Counselor
Marika Lederman, Academic Advisor
Ellen Malito, Area Coordinator, Housing
Leanne McConnell, Target School Liaison, Upward Bound Program
Joshua McMillan, Director of Public Safety
Marissa Merritt, Coordinator of Marketing and Special Events
Steve Milligan, Assistant Director of Computer Services for Networked Systems
Ray Moll, Associate Dean of Students for Student Success
Julie Morgan, Assistant to the President
Dana Moseley, Director of Gift Planning
Theresa Motley, Associate Director of Computer Services for Administrative Services
Courtney Mullen, Director of Graduate Support Services
Steve Mullins, Director of Athletics
Kristen Musser, English Language Institute Instructor
Hanna Norton, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
Marsha Oels, Coordinator of Veteran Services
Donna Ogle, English Language Institute Coordinator
Yasushi Onodera, Director of International and Multicultural Student Services
Christine Pacheco, Associate Registrar
Jana Parker, Coordinator of Academic Services
Alison Parks, Coordinator of Young Alumni and Student Philanthropy
William A. Parton, Director of Library
Amy Pennington, Dean of Students
Thomas Pennington, Associate Vice President and Counsel to the President
Carrie Phillips, Director of New Media
Karen Pittman, Testing Coordinator
Chip Porter, Facility Manager, Lake Point Conference Center
Richard Pyle, Specialty Chef, Lake Point Conference Center
Donna Rankin, Controller
Lindsey Riedmueller, Student Support Services Program Advisor
Angela Reynolds, Special Projects Coordinator, Human Resources
Tammy Rhodes, Registrar
Karen Riddell, Coordinator of Academic Support Services
Tonya Roberts-Young, Director of the Center for Preparedness and Recovery
Adam Robison, Director of Professional Development Institute
Merrell E. Shoptaw, Director of Computer Services
Cara Slone, Admissions Officer
Kristin Smith, Director of the Tech Loyalty Fund
Kevin Solomon, Associate Dean for Campus Life
Brooke Southard, Director of Payroll and Special Services
Judith Stewart-Abernathy, Director of Arkansas Tech Museum
Michael Stoker, Director of Web Strategies and Operations
Kristy Stokes, Associate Dean of Student Wellness
Heather Stout, Staff Nurse
Sam Strasner, Director of University Relations
Ryan Taylor, Coordinator of Information Services
Tiffany Terrell, Admissions Officer
Lianne Thompson, Assistant Director of International and Multicultural Student Services
Bruce Trefney, Executive Chef, Lake Point Conference Center
Brandi Tripp, Associate Registrar
Shanna Turney, Upward Bound Tutor Coordinator
Jessica Uhlman, Area Coordinator, Housing
David G. Underwood, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Gail Vaughan, Bookstore Manager
Alisa Waniewski, Coordinator of Recruitment and Academic Scholarships
Wyatt Watson, Director of Institutional Research and Assessment
Grant Watts, Coordinator of Intramural & Recreational Sports
Felisha Weaver, Director of Publications and Creative Services
Kenneth D. Wester, Associate Director of Computer Services for Networked Systems
Dave Wilbers, Academic Advisor
Lori Wineland, Director of Student Support Services Program
Rita Woolf, Director of Health and Wellness Center/Registered Nurse
Ernest Yang, Academic Advisor

Academic Administration

College of Applied Sciences

William C. Hoefler, Dean
Malcolm Rainey, Head of Agriculture Department
Ronald Robison, Head of Computer & Information Science Department
Pat Buford, Associate Dean of Electrical Engineering Department
Sandra Smith, Head of Emergency Management Department
Pat Buford, Associate Dean of Mechanical Engineering Department
Cathi McMahan, Head of Parks, Recreation and Hospitality Administration Department

College of Arts and Humanities

H. Micheal Tarver, Dean
Dawn M. Ward, Head of Art Department
W. Daniel Martin, Head of Behavioral Sciences Department
Carl W. Brucker, Head of English and World Languages Department
Jeffrey R. Woods, Head of History and Political Science Department
Cynthia L. Hukill, Head of Music Department
Anthony Caton, Head of Speech, Theatre & Journalism Department

College of Business

R. Edward Bashaw, Dean
Stephen Jones, Associate Dean

College of Education

Sherry Field, Dean
David Bell, Head of Curriculum and Instruction Department
June Lawson, Director of Teacher Education Student Services
M. Annette Holeyfield, Head of Health & Physical Education Department
Chris Giroir, Head of College Student Personnel Department

College of Natural and Health Sciences

Jeff W. Robertson, Dean
Charles Gagen, Head of Biological Sciences Department
Thomas Limperis, Head of Mathematics Department
Rebecca Burris, Head of Nursing Department
James Musser, Head of Physical Sciences Department

College of Professional Studies and Community Outreach

Mary Ann Rollans, Dean
Jeff Aulgur, Head of Professional Studies Department

Graduate College

Mary Gunter, Dean
Mona Chadwick, Interim Head, Center for Leadership and Learning



Faculty

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
The date after each name indicates the first year of appointment to this institution.

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

SHERMAN Q. ALEXANDER, 1993
Associate Professor of Accounting
B.S., Eastern Illinois University, 1984;
M.B.A., Eastern Illinois University, 1985;
Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 1995,
C.P.A.

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

CHRISTOPHER M. ANDERSON, 2011
Associate Professor of Music
Director of Bands
B.M.E., Abilene Christian University, 1995;
M.M., Northwestern University, 1996.

STANTON C. APPLE, 1989
Instructor of Mechanical Engineering
B.S.M.E., University of Arkansas, 1989.

JEFFREY AULGUR, 2011
Assistant Professor of Professional Studies
Head, Department of Professional Studies
B.A., Hendrix College, 1986;
M.A., University of Arkansas, 1991;
M.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2008.

CHRISTINE E. AUSTIN, 2007
Assistant Professor of College Student Personnel
B.A., University of Denver, 1984;
M.Ed., University of Maine, 1990;
Ph.D., University of Denver, 2007.

JIMMY O. BAILEY, 2010
Assistant Professor of Emergency Management
B.S., University of Tampa, 1996;
M.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2009.

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

DEBORAH L. BARBER, 2002
Associate Professor of Music
B.S., Auburn University, 1975;
M.Ed., Auburn University, 1989;
Ph.D., Auburn University, 2003.

GARY W. BARROW, 1981
Professor of Music
B.M.E., North Texas State University, 1969;
M.M., Catholic University of America, 1973;
Ph.D., North Texas State University, 1982.

R. EDWARD BASHAW, 2010
Professor of Marketing
Dean, College of Business
B.S.E., Baylor University, 1980;
M.S.E., Baylor University, 1982:
M.B.A., Baylor University, 1991;
Ph.D., University of Memphis, 1995.

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

KRISTY BAYER, 2004
Instructor of Health and Physical Education
Head Coach
B.A., Grand Valley State University, 2001;
M.Ed., Grand Valley State University, 2003.

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

C. DAVID BELL, 1988
Professor of Elementary Education
Head, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1969;
M.Ed., University of Arkansas,1972;
Ed.D., University of Arkansas, 1978.

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

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

GLEN R. BISHOP, 2001
Associate Professor of Recreation and Park Administration
B.S., University of Michigan, 1979;
M.S., Texas A & M, 1985;
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1994.

GENE MARIE BLACK, 1991
Professor of Management
B.S., University of Wisconsin (Oshkosh), 1981;
M.S., University of Wisconsin (Oshkosh), 1987;
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1991.

CAREY A. BOSOLD, 2004
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Arkansas Tech University, 1996;
M.S.N., University of Central Arkansas, 2002.

ERIC E. BOWNE, 2009
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
B.A., University of Georgia, 1996;
Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2003.

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

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

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

HERBERT MATT BROWN, 2008
Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science
B.A., University of Arkansas, 1998;
M.S., University of Arkansas, 2000;
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2007.

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

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

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

B. TY BRUNSON, 1999
Associate Professor of Art
B.F.A., Louisiana Tech University, 1979;
M.F.A., Louisiana Tech University, 1986.

LINDA A. BUCKHOLTZ, 1998
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, 1988;
M.N.Sc., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1992.

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

DANIEL W. BULLOCK, 2003
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Physics
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1997;
M.S., University of Arkansas, 2000;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 2001.

REBECCA K. BURRIS, 1991
Professor of Nursing
Head, Department of Nursing
B.S.N., Northwestern State University of Louisiana, 1978;
M.S.N., Northwestern State University of Louisiana, 1991;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2000.

CHARLES P. BUSCH, JR., 1986
Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Columbia University, 1971;
M.A., University of Southern California, 1974;
Ph.D., University of Southern California, 1977.

REBECCA A. CALLAWAY, 2006
Associate Professor of Instructional Technology
Instructional Designer - eTech
B.S., Northwestern State University, 1973;
M.Ed., Northwestern State University, 1977;
Ed.D., Louisiana Tech University, 2004.

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

LAURIE CARMAN, 2000
Instructor of Mathematics
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1997;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 2003.

DONALD A. CARNAHAN, 1985
Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Arkansas College, 1967;
M.S., University of Arkansas, 1969;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 1973.

PAMELA S. CARR, 1991
Professor of Accounting
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1977;
M.A., Southwest Missouri State University 1984;
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, 2001;
C.P.A.

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

CARLOS CASTILLO, 2009
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
B.S.E.E., University of Los Andes (Venezuela) 1991;
M.S.E.E., University of South Florida, 2003;
Ph.D., University of South Florida, 2008.

ANTHONY A. CATON, 2004
Assistant Professor of Journalism
Head, Department of Speech, Theatre, and Journalism
Director of Broadcasting
A.A., University of Arkansas at Fort Smith, 1988;
B.A., University of the Ozarks, 1990;
M.A., University of Arkansas, 1992.

MONA CHADWICK, 2010
Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership
Interim Head, Center for Leadership and Learning
B.S., Texas Tech University, 1975;
M.S., Sul Ross University, 1996;
Ed.D., Lamar University, Ed.D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

TRACY L. COLE, 2007
Assistant Professor of Legal Studies
B.S.E., University of Arkansas, 1990;
M.Ed., University of Arkansas,1991;
J.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2003.

JENNIFER COLEMAN, 2001
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.A., Luther College, 1993;
B.S.N., University of Iowa, 1997;
M.S.N., University of Iowa, 2000.

JAMES H. COLLINS, 1983
Professor of Agriculture
B.S., Mississippi State University, 1976;
M.S., Louisiana State University, 1979;
Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1982.

THERESA CONNORS, 1993
Associate Librarian
B.F.A., Louisiana Tech University, 1981;
M.L.S., Louisiana State University, 1986.

KEVIN C. COSTLEY, 2003
Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education
B.S., Missouri Southern State College, 1975;
M.S., Pittsburg State University, 1978;
M.A., Pittsburg State University, 2001;
Ph.D., Kansas State University, 1982.

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

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

SHELLY DAILY, 2000
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Arkansas Tech University, 1995.;
M.N.Sc., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1999.

MELISSA DARNELL, 2003
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Learning Resources Coordinator
B.S.N., University of Central Arkansas, 1994;
M.S.N., University of Central Arkansas, 2002.

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

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

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

NICOLAS del GRAZIA, 2010
Assistant Professor of Music
B.S., The City University (London), 1991;
M.M., King's College, University of London, 1994;
D.M., Indiana University, 2003.

PAMELA D. DIXON, 2011
Assistant Professor of School Counseling
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 1996;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 2004.

SHAUNA S. DONNELL, 1995
Instructor of Speech
Assistant Vice President, Enrollment Management
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 1991;
M.A., University of Nevada, 1997.

CHRISTOPHER M. DUERRINGER, 2011
Assistant Professor of Speech
B.B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University, 2004;
M.A., Stephen F. Austin State University, 2007;
Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2011.

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

JAMIE EARLS, 2009
Assistant Professor of Emergency Management
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2006;
M.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2008.

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

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

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

MIKE W. FAIRBANKS, 2007
Assistant Professor of Agriculture
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1993;
M.S., Southeast Missouri State University, 1995;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 2002.

ROGER FANG, 2001
Associate Professor of Computer and Information Science
B.Sc., National Chiao-Tung University, 1980;
M.Sc., University of Florida, 1987;
Ph.D., University of Florida, 1993.

DALE S. FELKINS, 1997
Instructor of Mathematics
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1993;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 1996;
M.S., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2003.

SHERRY FIELD, 2012
Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
Dean, College of Education
B.S.Ed., Texas Tech University, 1973;
M.Ed., Stephen F. Austin University, 1975;
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1991.

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

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

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

ROBERT F. FRASIER, 2003
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
B.S., University of Texas at El Paso, 1987;
M.S., University of Washington, 1989;
Ph.D., Washington State University, 1996.

JIMMY R. FULMER, 2008
Instructor of Chemistry
B.S., Henderson State University, 1976;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 2007.

MARC FUSARO, 2009
Assistant Professor of Economics
B.S., University of Scranton, 1996;
Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2004.

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

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

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

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

STEVE GANN, 1999
Assistant Professor of Physical Science
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1977;
M.S., University of Arkansas, 1989;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 2010.

MICHAEL GARNER, 2006
Assistant Professor of Emergency Management
B.S., University of Arkansas at Monticello, 1978;
M.A., University of Arkansas, 1998;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 2001.

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

CHRISTOPHER GIROIR, 2008
Assistant Professor of College Student Personnel
Head, Department of College Student Personnel
B.A., McNeese State University, 1997;
M.A., Northwestern State University, 1999;
Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi, 2006.

ELIZABETH M. GIROIR, 2011
Assistant Professor of Professional Studies
B.S., University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, 2001;
M.Ed., University of Southern Mississippi-Hattisburg, 2002;
Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi-Hattisburg, 2009.

JULIA H. GIST, 2010
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Harding University, 1983;
M.S., Texas Woman's University, 1992;
Ph.D., Texas Woman's University, 2000.

DIANE GLEASON, 2009
Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 1970;
M.A., University of Arkansas, 1975;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 1997.

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

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

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

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

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

FRANCES A. HAGER, 1990
Instructor of Secondary Education
Librarian
B.S.E., John Brown University, 1972;
M.S., University of North Texas, 1989.

SHELLIE HANNA, 2006
Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 1992;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 2002;
Ed.D., Oral Roberts University, 2009

FRANKLIN D. HARDCASTLE, 1998
Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Montana State University, 1983;
M.S., University of Utah, 1985;
Ph.D., Lehigh University, 1990.

LISA HARLESS, 2005
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Arkansas Tech University, 2000;
M.S.N., University of Central Arkansas, 2004.

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

LYMAN B. HARRIS, 1975
Professor of Rehabilitation Science
Director of Rehabilitation Science
B.A., University of West Florida, 1969;
M.S., Florida State University, 1970;
Ph.D., Florida State University, 1978.

STEWART HART, 2011
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Centre College, 2003;
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2009.

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

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

MOSTAFA HEMMATI, 1983
Professor of Physics
Director of Undergraduate Research
B.S., University of Meshad (Iran), 1973;
M.S., University of Oklahoma, 1980;
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 1983.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

JAY M. HUDKINS, 2009
Assistant Professor of Speech
B.S.E., Baylor University, 1992;
M.A., Baylor University, 1992;
Ph.D., Texas A & M, 2011.

CYNTHIA L. HUKILL, 2008
Associate Professor of Music
Head, Department of Music
B.M., University of North Texas, 1972;
M.M., University of North Texas, 1974;
D.M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1988.

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

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

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

RICHARD A. IHDE, 2004
Associate Professor of Emergency Management
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 1997;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 2001;
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2008.

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

LINDA JACKSON, 2010
Instructor of College Student Personnel
B.A., Idaho State University, 1989;
M.Coun., Idaho State University, 1992;
M.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2006.

SHELIA JACKSON, 1998
Professor of Health and Physical Education
B.S.E., Southern Arkansas University, 1981;
M.Ed., University of Arkansas, 1984;
Ph.D., Texas Women’s University, 1988.

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

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

GEORGE P. JOHNSON, 1990
Associate Professor of Biology
Curator of Herbarium
B.S., Western Kentucky University, 1978;
M.S., Western Kentucky University, 1980;
Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 1985.

CYNTHIA J. JONES, 1984
Associate Professor of Nursing
Assistant to Head of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Mississippi School of Nursing, 1971;
M.N., University of Mississippi, 1976.

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

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

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

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

DOUG KARLESKINT, 2010
Instructor of Health and Physical Education
Head Coach
B.A., Mid America Nazarene College, 2003.

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

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

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

LOYCE A. KENNEDY, 1999
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1972;
M.S.N., University of Central Arkansas, 1997.

PALLAVI KETKAR, 2002
Instructor of Mathematics
B.S., University of North Texas, 1996;
M.S., University of North Texas, 1998;
M.S., University of Texas at Austin, 2002.

VICKY H. KIEHL, 1967
Associate Professor of Music
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 1967;
M.M., North Texas State University, 1974.

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

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

SCOTT W. KIRKCONNELL, 1981
Professor of Biology
A.B., University of Illinois, 1973;
A.M., Indiana University, 1976;
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1978.

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

LINDA C. KONDRICK, 2001
Associate Professor of Physical Science
B.S., University of the Ozarks, 1988;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 1992;
Ed.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2003.

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

PAUL S. LAKE, 1981
Professor of English
B.S., Towson State University, 1975;
A.M., Stanford University, 1979.

ROBIN C. LASEY, 2004
Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., University of Missouri-Rolla, 1994;
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 2002.

JUNE LAWSON, 2007
Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
Director of Teacher Education Student Services
B.A., University of Arkansas, 1973.

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

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

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

JUNG-UK LIM, 2011
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
B.S., Hanyang University, 1996;
M.S., Seoul National University, 1998;
Ph.D., Seoul National University, 2002.

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

MICHAEL A. LINK, 1965
Associate Professor of History
B.S., Henderson State University, 1962;
M.S., Henderson State University, 1963;
Ph.D., (History), Mississippi State University, 1966;
Ph.D., (Philosophy and Religion), Protestant Faculty of Paris, 1976.

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

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

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

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

W. DANIEL MARTIN, 2000
Professor of Sociology
Head, Department of Behavioral Sciences
B.S., University of Central Arkansas, 1989;
M.S., University of Central Arkansas, 1992;
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, 1996.

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

JERRY MAYO, 2010
Associate Professor of Health and Physical Education
B.A., Arkansas State University, 1991;
M.S., Arkansas State University, 1993;
M.S., University of Central Arkansas, 2007;
Ph.D., The University of Mississippi, 1998.

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

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

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

DAVID J. MIDDLETON, 1998
Associate Professor of Computer and Information Science
B.S., University of Sydney, 1979;
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1986.

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

RAY MOLL, 2005
Assistant Professor of Hospitality Administration
Associate Dean of Students for Student Services
B.B.A., University of Central Arkansas, 1986;
M.B.A., University of Central Arkansas, 1992.

BRENDA G. MONTGOMERY, 1997
Assistant Professor of Hospitality Administration
B.S., Oklahoma State University, 1979;
M.S., University of Central Oklahoma, 1992;
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, 1998.

JOHNETTE MOODY, 1997
Associate Professor of Computer and Information Science
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1994;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 1996;
D.B.A., Argosy University, 2006.

LARRY J. MORELL, 1998
Professor of Computer and Information Science
B.A., Duke University, 1974;
M.S., Rutgers University, 1976;
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1983.

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

GARY E. MORRIS, 2002
Instructor of Music
Director of Choirs
B.M.E., Arkansas State University, 1970,
M.S.E., Arkansas State University, 1971.

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

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

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

JAMES R. MUSSER, 2005
Associate Professor of Physics
Head, Department of Physical Sciences
B.S., West Texas State University, 1987;
Ph.D., Texas A & M University, 2005.

V. CAROLYN NEEL, 2011
Assistant Professor of History
B.A., University of North Texas, 1997;
M.A., University of Hawaii, 2000;
Ph.D., University of Hawaii, 2006.

NOBUYUKI NEZU, 2001
Associate Professor of Computer and Information Science
B.S., Gakushuin University, 1991;
M.S., Oklahoma City University, 1993;
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, 1999.

HANNA E. NORTON, 2001
Associate Professor of Journalism
Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
A.B.J., University of Georgia, 1994;
M.A., University of Georgia, 1998;
Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2001.

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

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

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

JULIO CESAR PACHECO FILHO, 2008
Instructor of Health and Physical Education
Assistant Coach
B.S., Federal University of Santa Catarina, 2004.

NANCY B. PARK, 2001
Instructor of Computer and Information Science
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1994;
M.B.A., University of Arkansas, 1995;
M.I.S., University of Arkansas, 1998.

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

WILLIAM A. PARTON, 1990
Director of Library
B.M., University of Houston, 1973;
M.L., University of Washington, 1981.

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

JACKIE L. PAXTON, 2005
Professor of Early Childhood Education
A.A., Westark Community College, 1976;
B.S.E., University of Central Arkansas, 1978;
M.S.E., University of Central Arkansas, 1979;
Ed.D., University of Arkansas, 1990.

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

KATHRYN D. PEARSON, 1984
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1976;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 1979;
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2000.

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

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

STEPHANIE PEPPER, 2010
Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education
B.M.E., Delta State University, 1973;
M.Ed., University of Mississippi, 1998;
Ed.S., University of Mississippi, 2001;
Ed.D., University of Mississippi, 2007.

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

MALCOLM R. RAINEY, 2010
Professor of Animal Science
Head, Department of Agriculture
B.S., Southeastern Louisiana University, 1982;
M.Ag., West Texas State University, 1985;
Ph.D., Mississippi State University, 1988.

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

JAMES REASONER, 2008
Instructor of Electrical Engineering
B.S.E.E., U.S. Naval Academy, 1971;
M.A., U.S. Naval War College, 1986.

CLINT REED, 2008
Instructor of Health and Physical Education
Assistant Coach
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2002;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 2006.

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

RANDELL W. RENFRO, 2003
Assistant Profess of Agriculture
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1980;
M.S., University of Arkansas, 1982.

MICHAEL K. RITCHIE, 1989
Professor of English
B.A., University of Cincinnati, 1969;
M.F.A., University of Iowa, 1975;
M.S.L.S., University of Kentucky, 1979;
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 1986.

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

CAREY M. ROBERTS, 2000
Associate Professor of History
B.A., University of Southern Mississippi, 1993;
M.A., University of South Carolina, 1995;
Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1999.

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

RONALD D. ROBISON, 1988
Associate Professor of Computer and Information Science
Head, Department of Computer and Information Science
B.S., Iowa State University, 1970;
M.S., University of Southern California,1975.

SARAH H. ROBISON, 1989
Associate Professor of Computer and Information Science
B.S., University of Arkansas at Monticello, 1978;
M.Ed., Southern Arkansas University, 1982;
M.S., Nova Southeastern University, 1994.

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

MARY ANN ROLLANS, 1980
Professor of Secondary Education
Dean, College of Professional Studies and Community Outreach
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 1968;
M.S.E., University of Central Arkansas, 1974;
Ed.D., University of Arkansas, 1986.

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

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

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

CORY SHAMAN, 2006
Associate Professor of English
B.A., Mississippi State University, 1992;
M.A., University of Mississippi, 1997;
Ph.D., University of Mississippi, 2007.

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

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

REBECCA A. SHOPFNER, 2000
Associate Professor of Teaching and Learning
B.S.E., University of Central Arkansas, 1973;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 1986;
Ed.D., University of Arkansas, 1999.

KENNETH W. SHORES, 1985
Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1970;
M.S., University of Arkansas, 1972.

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

MONTY J. SMITH, 2010
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
B.S., Texas A & M University, 1987;
M.S., Purdue University, 1990;
Ph.D., Purdue University, 1997.

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

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

V. CAROLE SMITH, 2004
Associate Professor of Middle Level Education
B.M., University of Arizona, 1969;
M.M., University of Arizona, 1972;
M.Ed., University of Arizona, 1980;
Ph.D., University of Arizona, 1986.

DARLA D. SPARACINO, 1993
Associate Professor of Health Information Management
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1989;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University, 1995.

MATT J. STEPHEN, 2011
Assistant Professor of Teaching, Learning, and Leadership
B.S., Texas Tech University, 1979;
M.Ed., Tarleton State University, 1984;
Ed.D., Tarleton State University, 2007.

SAMMIE P. STEPHENSON, 1999
Assistant Professor of Elementary Education
B.A., Henderson State University, 1963;
M.S.E., University of Central Arkansas, 1969;
Ed.D., University of Arkansas, 1995.

JAMES STEUBER, 2008
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2001;
M.S., Texas A & M University, 2007;
Ph.D., Texas A & M University, 2009.

IVAN H. STILL, 2006
Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., University College London, 1988;
Ph.D., University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1992.

JOSEPH N. STOECKEL, 1992
Professor of Fisheries Science
B.A., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1978;
M.A., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1985;
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1993.

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

JOSEPH SWAIN, 2009
Assistant Professor of Geography
B.S., Northwestern State University, 2000;
M.A., Western Illinois University, 2003;
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 2008.

RONALD J. TACKETT, 2010
Assistant Professor of Physics
B.S., Eastern Michigan University, 2003;
M.S., Wayne State University, 2007;
Ph.D., Wayne State University, 2008.

H. MICHEAL TARVER, 2002
Professor of History
Dean, College of Arts and Humanities
B.A., The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 1983;
M.A., The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 1990;
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 1995.

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

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

REGINA THOMASON, 2011
Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
B.S.E., Henderson State University, 1975;
M.S.E., Henderson State University, 1976;
Ed.D., Texas A & M, 1987.

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

VINCENT P. TINERELLA, 2008
Assistant Librarian
B.A., Northeastern Illinois University, 1982;
M.A., DePaul University, 1994;
M.L.I.S., Dominican University, 1998

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

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

DAVID G. UNDERWOOD, 2001
Professor of Education
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
B.A., Western Kentucky University, 1972;
M.P.S., Western Kentucky University, 1978;
M.A.Ed., Western Kentucky University, 1979;
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1985.

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

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

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

LYNN WALSH, 2010
Associate Professor of Secondary Education
B.S.E., Indiana University, 1974;
M.A., University of Houston, 1980;
Ed.D., Baylor University, 2001.

DIANE WALTERS, 2009
Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1975;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University (Physical Education), 1979;
M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University (Elementary Education), 1992.

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

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

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

DAWN M. WARD, 2012
Professor of Art
Head, Department of Art
B.A., Northeastern State University, 1985;
M.A., New York University, 1991;
Ph.D., New York University, 1998.

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

JOHN W. WATSON, 1978
Professor of Mathematics
Vice President for Academic Affairs
B.A., University of Arkansas, 1971;
M.S., University of Arkansas, 1973;
Ed.D., Oklahoma State University, 1978.

HELGA WENDELBERGER, 2008
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., University of Georgia, 2002;
Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2006.

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

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

MARGARET G. WILKERSON, 1976
Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Science
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 1970;
M.R.C., Arkansas State University, 1971.

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

MATTHEW WILLIAMS, 2010
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Hampshire College, 1999;
M.A., CUNY City College, 2005;
Ph.D., CUNY City College, 2008.

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

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

SID T. WOMACK, 1986
Professor of Secondary Education
B.M.E., Abilene Christian College, 1972;
M.Ed., Sam Houston State University, 1974;
Ph.D., Texas A & M University, 1979.

JERRY D. WOOD, 2010
Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Sciences
B.S., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2003;
M.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2008.

JEFFREY R. WOODS, 2000
Associate Professor of History
Head, Department of History and Political Science
B.A., University of Kansas, 1992;
M.A., University of Arkansas, 1994;
Ph.D., Ohio University, 2000.

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

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

ANNETTE ZAKHARIAN, 1984
Professor of French
A.B., Rutgers University, 1974;
M.A., Syracuse University, 1980;
D.A., Syracuse University, 1983.

QING ZENG, 2007
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Hunan Agricultural University, 1982;
M.S., Brigham Young University, 1991;
Ph.D., Brigham Young University, 1998.

CONNIE W. ZIMMER, 1990
Associate Professor of Secondary Education
A.B., Western Kentucky University, 1972;
M.S.L.S., Western Kentucky University, 1975.

Distinguished Professor

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

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

Faculty Emeriti

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

RAYMOND E. (GENE) COLE, 1970
Professor Emeritus of Economics
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1969;
M.A., University of Arkansas, 1970;
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 1976.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DONALD E. RICKARD, 1967
Professor Emeritus of Physical Science
B.S.E., University of Central Arkansas, 1960;
M.S.E., University of Central Arkansas, 1966.

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

RICHARD S. SMITH, 1991
Professor Emeritus of Economics
B.B.A., University of Iowa, 1965; M.A.,
University of Iowa, 1970; Ph.D.,
University of Texas, 1974.

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

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

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

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

KENNETH R. WALKER, 1958
Professor Emeritus of History
B.A., Goshen College, 1949;
M.A., Indiana University, 1950;
M.Ed., University of Arkansas, 1964;
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1952.

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

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

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