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Gordon State College Faculty

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Stephen Agyare,
Lecturer of Health Information Management
B.S., Macon State College; MA, University of Alabama

Thomas A. Aiello,
Department Head of the Department of History and Political Science and Professor of History
B.A., Colorado State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington

Bernard A. Anderson,
Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Yale; Ph.D., University of California Berkeley

James Awbrey,
Assistant Professor of Sociology
B.A., M.A., Texas Tech University; Ph.D., University of Georgia

John P. Barnard,
Associate Professor of Instructional Technology
B.S., Regents College; M.Ed., Ph.D., Arizona State University

Richard L. Baskin,
Professor of English
B.A., M.A., University of North Texas; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Kris A. Beck,
Professor of Political Science
B.A., University of Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Pamela T. Bell,
Associate Professor of Education
B.A., M.Ed., Georgia College and State University; Ed.S., Argosy University, Sarasota

Teresa Ann Betkowski,
Assistant Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness, SACSCOC Liaison, Professor of Mathematics, and Interim Department Head of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
B.A., Jersey City State College; M.Ed., William Paterson College

Rovina T. Billingslea,
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S., Wright State University; M.S.N., University of South Alabama

Samantha H. Bishop,
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., Medical College of Georgia

Charles M. Bobo,
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.A., University of Florida; M.B.A., M.S.N., Florida Atlantic University; J.D., Georgia State University

C. Peter Boltz,
Professor of Communication
B.A., M.A., University of South Carolina; Ph.D., University of Utah

Neil M. Boumpani,
Associate Professor of Music
B.A., M.A., The College of New Jersey; Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Mark A. Brinkman,
Professor of Biology
B.S., Sioux Falls College; M.S., Ph.D., South Dakota State University

Heather E. Brooker,
Assistant Professor of Nursing
MSN, BSN, Jacksonville University

Darren K. Broome,
Professor of Spanish
B.B.A., University of Georgia; M.A., Florida State University; Ph.D., University of Alabama

Theresa K. Buchanan,
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., Medical College of Georgia; D.N.P., Georgia College and State University

Alan N. Burstein,
Professor of Business
B.A., Yale University; M.B.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Susan W. Byars,
Lecturer of Education and Field Director
A.B., Tift College; M.Ed., Georgia Southern College; Ed.S., West Georgia College

Rictor (Ric) L. Calhoun,
Assistant Vice President for Innovative Education and Strategic Initiatives, and Professor of Business
B.A., M.B.A., Ed.D., University of Georgia

Valerie J. Calhoun,
Assistant Professor of Music
B.F.A., M.M., University of Georgia

H. Bruce Capers,
Assistant Professor of Health & Physical Education
B.S., Berry College; M.Ed., Valdosta State University

W. Brent Carper,
Lecturer of Accounting
B.B.A., University of Cincinnati; M.B.A., Memphis State University; Ph.D., University of Alabama

Cindy M. Casebeer,
Associaate Professor of Education
B.A., University of South Carolina; M.A., University of West Florida; Ph.D., University of Alabama

Winsome R. Chang,
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., South University

Geoff F. Clement,
Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Emory University; M.Ed., Ed.D., Georgia State University

Gary P. Cox,
Professor of History
A.B.J., University of Georgia; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

Cassandra L. Dansby,
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.A., Talladega College; B.S.N., Clayton State University, M.S.N., Brenau University

Chad L. Davies,
Professor of Physics
B.S., Southern Oregon State College; Ph.D., University of Florida

R. Douglas Davis,
Professor of English
B.A., Colgate University; M.A., Temple University; Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University

Robert Detamore,
Assistant Professor of Art
B.A., Georgia State University; M.F.A., University of Georgia

Amanda L.J. Duffus,
Associate Professor of Biology
B.Sc., Queen’s University, Ontario; M. Sc., Trent University; Ph.D., Queen Mary University of London

Mustapha A. Durojaiye,
Department Head of the Department of Biology and Physical Sciences and Professor of Biology
B.A., The Catholic University of America; M.S., Ph.D., Clark Atlanta University

Beverly Eskridge,
Circulation, Media, and Reserves-Librarian and Associate Professor of Library Science
B.S., M.S.L.S., University of Tennessee

Lisa C. Ferguson,
Assistant Professor of Theatre
B.S., Ball State University; M.F.A., University of Georgia

Maria Cristina Fermin-Ennis,
Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Ateno De Manila University; Ph.D., Wesleyan University

Susan F. Finazzo,
Interim Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences and Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., University of Delaware; M.S., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., University of Florida

Christy H. Flatt,
Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A., Midwestern State University; M.A., Texas Tech University; Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Allen G. Fuller,
Professor of Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Emory University

Sonya S. Gaither,
Director of Library Service and Professor of Library Science
B.S., LaGrange College; M.S.L.S., Clark-Atlanta University; Ed.D., Georgia Southern University

John C. George,
Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Texas Tech University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana

Susan G. Glenn,
Professor of Computer Science
B.F.A., University of Georgia; M.S., Southern Polytechnic University;
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Becky S. Godlasky,
Associate Professor of English
B.A., Taylor University; M.A., University of West Florida; Ph.D., Florida State University

Adria Y. Goldman,
Associate Professor of Communication
B.A., Longwood University; M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Ph.D., Howard University

Henry A. Gore,
Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Morehouse College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Karen A. Guffey,
Professor of Spanish
B.A., Bob Jones University; M.A., University of Georgia; Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Melissa A. Harrison,
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Georgia College & State University; M.S.N., University of West Georgia

Gregory D. Hartman,
Professor of Biology
B.S., M.S., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., University of New Mexico

Allyson C. Hattermann,
Associate Professor of Physical Education
B.S., Eureka College; M.S., The University of Mississippi

Diane B. Hayden,
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.A., M.S., Samford University; M.A.S., Georgia State University

Peter J. Higgins,
Assistant Vice President of Academic Excellence
B.A., M.A., Memphis State University

Anna Dunlap Higgins-Harrell,
Professor of English
B.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; M.A., Appalachian State University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Jason G. Horn,
Professor of English
B.A., Fort Lewis College; Ph.D., University of Colorado

Linda L. Hyde,
Professor of Biology
B.A., University of Delaware; Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Robert P. Ivey,
Lecturer of English
B.A., Georgia College & State University; M.A., Georgia State University, M.F.A., Sarah Lawrence College

Annette J. Jackson,
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Georgia Baptist College of Nursing at Mercer University; M.S.N., University of Phoenix; D.N.S., Kennesaw State University

David A. Janssen,
Professor of English
B.A., M.A., Portland State University; Ph.D., University of Georgia

Beike Jia,
Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Beijing Normal University; M.A., Ph.D., Rice University

Brenda E. Johnson,
Professor of Business
B.A., M.S., Mercer University; Ph.D., Regent University

Prathibha V. Joshi,
Professor of Economics
B.A., M.A., University of Bombay, India; M.A., University of Akron; Ph.D., Middle Tennessee State University

Satyajit Karmakar,
Professor of Mathematics
B.S., University of Burdwan, India; M.S., Bhagalpur University, India; M.S., University of Colorado; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Jacquelyn Key,
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., Georgia State University; M.S.N., Brenau University

Barry L. Kicklighter,
Department Head of the Department of Business and Public Service and Professor of Psychology
B.A., Harding University; M.A., Northeast Louisiana University; Ph.D., University of Louisiana

Mark D. King,
Professor of English
B.S., Towson University; M.A., DePaul University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Joyce Klaus,
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.A., College of Charleston; Ph.D., University of Central Florida

C. Jeffery Knighton,
Provost & VP for Academic Affairs and Professor of Psychology
B.S., M.S., Georgia Southwestern State University; Ph.D., Auburn University

Cathy Lee,
Professor of Biology
B.S., Korea University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Michael P. Mahan,
Dean of the School of Education and Professor of Education
B.S., M.A., Ed.D., Ball State University

Wendy L. Martin,
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Medical College of Georgia; M.S.N., University of West Georgia

Joseph A. Mayo,
Professor of Psychology
B.A., Bloomsburg University; M.A., Ed.D., West Virginia University

Erik McCarthy,
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., M.A., University of Missouri; Ph.D., University of Kansas

Travis J. McClanahan,
Assistant Professor of Physical Education
B.S., M.A., Tennessee Technological University

Jane-Marie McKinney,
Lecturer of Psychology
B.S., LaGrange College; M.S., Surrey University; Ph.D., Heriot Watt University

Cortney M. McLeod,
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., University of Central Florida; M.F.A., Ph.D., University of Florida

Rebecca A. Morgan,
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Memphis

JoAnne Murray-Nobles,
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., Georgia College & State University; M.P.H., Fort Valley State University; Ph.D., University of Phoenix

Gary A. Norman,
Lecturer of Economics
B.B.A., Georgia State University; M.B.A., Butler University

Masoud Nourizadeh,
Professor of Art
B.F.A., M.A., Arkansas State University; M.F.A., University of Mississippi; Ph.D., Ohio University

Andrew S. Osborne,
Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia

Anthony M. Pearson,
Associate Professor of Theatre
B.A., Mercer University; M.F.A., University of Georgia

Caesar Perkowski,
Associate Professor of English
B.A., Brigham Young University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Gdansk

Michele D. Perry-Stewart,
Associate Professor of English
B.A., M.A., Albany State University

Christopher J. Phillips,
Lecturer of Mathematics
B.A., The College of St. Rose; M.A., State University of New York at Potsdam

Elizabeth A. Pollock,
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Mercer University; M.E.D., Georgia College & State University; Ed.D., Georgia Southern University

Stephen R. Powers,
Professor of English
B.A., University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Carol Anne Purvis,
Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences and Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Incarnate Word College; M.Ed., Boston University; M.S.N., University of Texas Health Science Center; Ed.D., University of Georgia

Beth Pye,
Reference & Instruction Librarian, College Archivist, and Associate Professor of Library Science
B.A., University of Georgia; M.L.N., Emory University

Christina M. Quinn,
Professor of Nursing
M.S., Texas Woman’s University; D.N.S., Louisiana State University

Stephen A. Raynie,
Professor of English
B.A., University of Illinois; M.A., University of Missouri; M.A.T., Georgia College and State University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Jeremy M. Richards,
Associate Professor of History
B.A., North Georgia College and State University; M.A., University of West Georgia; Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Jim Rickerson,
Technical Services Librarian and Assistant Professor of Library Science
B.F.A., University of Washington; M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University

Jeffery J. Rogers,
Professor of History
B.A., University of Georgia; M.A., Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Lynn L. Rumfelt,
Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., Florida International University; Ph.D., University of Miami

Brenda J. Rutherford,
Resource Sharing and Serials Librarian and Assistant Professor of Library Science
B.A., Auburn University; M.L.M., Georgia State University; M. Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

LaRonda M. Sanders-Senu,
Associate Professor of English
B.A., Winthrop University; M.A., North Carolina State University

Richard W. Schmude, Jr.,
Professor of Chemistry
B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Texas A & M University

Myles A. Sedgwick,
Lecturer of Chemistry
B.S., University of Georgia; Ph.D., Colorado State University

Scott Shubitz,
Assistant Professor of History
B.A., University of Central Florida; M.A., Ph.D., Flordia State University

Christy B. Skinner,
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Brenau College; M.S.N., Georgia College and State University

Claudia Sliwinski,
Assistant Professor of Geology and Physical Science
B.S., M.S., Bucharest University; Ph.D., University of Paris XI

Kalisha H. Smith,
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Services
B.A., Dillard University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia

Theresa R. Stanley,
Professor of Biology
B.S., University of California; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois

Patricia M. Stewart,
Department Head of the Department of Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.A., University of South Florida; B.S.N., University of North Florida; M.S., Georgia State University; D.N.P., Georgia College and State University

Pamela M. Terry,
Associate Professor of Psychology
A.B., M.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia

Jenna L. Thrasher-Sneathen,
Lecturer of Philosophy
B.S., Frostburg State University; M.A., West Chester University

Wesley C. Venus,
Associate Professor of English
B.A., M.A., Mississippi State University; Ph.D., University of Georgia

Trisha J. Walker,
Lecturer of Biology
B.S., North Georgia College & State University; M.S., Georgia College & State University

Brian M. Webb,
Assistant Professor of Political Science
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Georgia State University

Kaatherine Wester-Neal,
Assistant Professor of Physical Education
B.S., Southwest Missouri State University; M.Ed., Georgia College and State University

J. Jeffery White,
Associate Professor of Physical Education
B.S. Southwest Missouri State University; M.Ed., Georgia College and State University

Kimberly J. White-Fredette,
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., M.Ed., Boston College; Ed.S., Mercer University; Ph.D., Georgia State University

Edward J. Whitelock,
Department Head of the Department of Humanities and Fine and Performing Arts and Professor of English
B.A., M.A., Millersville University; Ph.D., Indiana University of PA

Rhonda V. Wilcox,
Professor of English
B.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University

Mary B. Williams,
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., State University of West Georgia; M.S., Georgia State University

Franklin Williamson,
Lecturer of History
B.A., University of Georgia; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Frank W. Winters,
Associate Professor of History
B.A., University of Buffalo; M.A., Ph.D., Texas A & M University

Marguerite E. Wright,
Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Rutgers University; M.S.N., Boston College

Amy E. Yarbrough,
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Georgia Baptist College of Nursing, Mercer; M.S.N., University of Cincinnati

Marwan Zabdawi,
Professor of Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Michigan State University; M.S., Ph.D., The University of Toledo

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Emeritus Faculty

Marlin Adams
Professor Emeritus of Art
B.A., M.F.A., Brigham Young University

Nancy D. Anderson,
Professor Emerita of Library Science
B.S., Brenau University; M.Ed., University of Georgia

Sandra Blythe,
Professor Emerita of English
B.S., Georgia College & State University; M.A., Hood College

Mike Borders,
Professor Emeritus of Education
B.S.Ed., Georgia Southern University; M.Ed., Ed.S., Georgia State University; Ed.D., Nova University

Patsy H. Brown,
Professor Emerita of Nursing
B.S.N., Georgia College; M.S.N., Georgia State University

William H. Day,
Professor Emeritus of English
B.A., Randolph-Macon College; M.A., Washington State University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Susan G. Ellzey,
Professor Emerita of English
M.A.T., Jacksonville University; Ph.D. Florida State University

Rosemary K. Evans,
Professor Emerita of Library Science
B.S., Tift College; M.L.Ed., Ed.S., University of Georgia

Luanne M. Fowler,
Professor Emerita of Psychology
B.S.H.E., M.A., Ph.D., University of Georgia

Gloria M. Henderson,
Professor Emerita of English
B.A., Hendrix College; M.A., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., Georgia State University

Susan K. Hendricks,
Professor Emerita of English
B.A., M.Ed., Columbus College

Daniel J. Jackson, Jr.,
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
B.S., Canisius College; Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

Joscelyn A. Jarrett,
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
B.A. Fourah Bay College; M.S., University of Toronto; Ph.D., University of Iowa

E. Hutchinson (Hutch) Johnson,
Professor Emeritus of History
B.A., M.A., Florida State University; Ph.D., Auburn University

Mary Alice Money,
Professor Emerita of English
B.S., M.A., University of Tennessee; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

N. DeWitt Moore, Jr.,
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
B.S. Ed., M.Ed., George Southern College; Ed.D., University of Georgia

Rhonda R. Morgan,
Professor Emerita of Business
B.S., Columbus College; M.Ed., Ed.S., West Georgia College; Ed.D., University of Georgia

Laura B. Patton
Professor Emerita of Nursing
B.S.N., Florida A&M University, M.N., Emory University

James O. Richards,
Professor Emeritus of History, Deceased
B.A., Georgetown University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois

Jacqueline H. Ruff,
Professor Emerita of Mathematics
B.S. Ed., University of Georgia; M.Ed., Columbus College;

Evelyn M. Schliecker,
Professor Emerita of Psychology
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Concordia University

Mary Jean Simmons,
Professor Emerita of Music, Deceased
M.M.E., Ed.D., University of Georgia

Lynnette S. Smyth,
Professor Emerita of Economics, Deceased
B.A., University of Tennessee; M.A., University of Missouri; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University

Lettie L. Stallings,
Professor Emerita of Mathematics
B.S., University of Georgia; M.A., Louisiana State University

E. Marvin Thomas,
Professor Emeritus of History
B.A., Auburn University; M.A., University of Georgia; Ph.D., Auburn University

James A. Wallace,
Professor Emeritus of Music
B.A., Case Western Reserve University; M.M., Westminster Choir College; D.M.A., University of Cincinnati

Mary L. Wilson,
Professor Emerita of Biology
B.S., M.S., Samford University; Ph.D., Auburn University

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