Oct 26, 2021  
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

Faculty



Accounting, CIS & GLIB

Borges, Luis (Assistant Professor)
BS Federal University of Bahia, Civil Engineering, 1969
MS Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Production Engineering, 1992
PhD Marquette University, Industrial Engineering, 1997

Butler-Lamar, Shetia C. (Assistant Professor)
BBA Savannah State University, Business Computer Information System, 2002
MBA Savannah State University, Masters of Business Administration, 2008
DBA University of Liverpool, 2019

Farhangi, Hadi (Assistant Professor)
BS Iran University of Science and Technology, Industrial Technology, 2007
MS Sharif University of Technology, 2010
PhD Missouri University of Science and Technology, Systems Engineering, 2017

Jahmani, Yousef F. (Professor & Department Chair)
BComm Beirut Arab University, Economics and Politics, 1970
Master of Social Science University of Birmingham, Accounting and Development Finance, 1988
PhD The University of Birmingham, Accounting and Finance, 1991

Lucas, Bradley. (Lecturer in Accounting)
BA Claremont McKenna College, History and Economics, 1976
BA St. Leo College, Accounting, 1981
MBA Central Michigan University, 1983
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed to practice in Georgia

Mudrinich, Andrew K. (Assistant Professor)
BS Pennsylvania State University, Accounting, 1984
MTax University of Akron, Taxiation, 1994
JD The University of Akron, Law, 1996

Park, Yonpae (Professor)
BA Yonsei University, Economics, 1987
MBA Seoul National University, Business Administration, 1989
MPAcc Georgia State University, Accountancy, 1995
PhD University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Business with a specialization in Accountancy, 2002

Qin, Zhaoqiong (Assistant Professor)
BS Southwest Jiaoting University, Material Engineering, 1994
MS Southwest Jiaoting University, Logistics, Operations & Transportation Management, 1997
PhD New Jersey Institute of Technology, Transportation Management, 2005

Simmonds, David (Assistant Professor)
BS University of the West Indies, Electronics, 1992
MS University of the West Indies, Management Information Systems, 2000
PhD Old Dominion University, 2016

Biology

Adeniyi, Moses O. (Instructor)
BS University of Ilorin, Microbiology, 1989
MS University of Ilorin, Microbiology, 2000

Hongo Apum, David (Assistant Professor)
PhD in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of Kentucky
MS Biology,Fisk University - Meharry Medical College

Johnson, Johnny A. (Assistant Professor)
BS Savannah State University, Biology, 2001
PhD Stony Brook University, Biophysics, 2007

Moore, Andrea L. (Associate Professor)
BS Savannah State University, Environmental Science, 2001
MS Andrews University, Mathematics & Physical Science, 2006
PhD Oklahoma State University, Environmental Science, 2013

Neloms, Brandon (Instructor)
BS Alabama A & M University, Biology, 2007
MS Alabama A & M University, Biology, 2008

Nitta, Takayuki (Associate Professor)
BS University of Tsukuba, Biological Sciences, 2001
MS University of Tsukuba, Medical Science, 2003
PhD University of Tsukuba, Biomolecular and Integrated Medical Sciences, 2007

Purnell, Elissa T. (Professor)
BS Savannah State College, Biology, 1990
MS West Georgia College, Biology, 1992
PhD Medical University of South Carolina, Molecular and Cellular Biology and Pathobiology, 2001

Shakespeare, Teresa (Associate Professor and Interim Chair)
BS Savannah State University, Biology, 2001
PhD State University of New York at Stony Brook, Physiology and Biophysics, 2008

Zhang, Xiaorong S. (Professor)
BS Beijing Normal University, Biology, 1983
MS Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Plant Physiology, 1986
PhD Virginia Tech, Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences, 1993

Business

Brown III, Ulysses J. (Professor)
BGS Valdosta State University, General Studies, 1995
MS Valdosta State University, Psychology, 1998
PhD Jackson State University, Business Administration/Management, 2003

Cake, Dale (Assistant Professor)
BS Penn State University, Quantitative Business Analysis, 1975
MBA Temple University, Marketing, 1982
MS Temple University, Marketing, 2011
DBA Jacksonville University, Marketing, 2018

Cannonier, Nicole N. (Assistant Professor)
BS University of Louisiana, Business Management, 2007
MPA Louisiana State University, Public Administration, 2010
PhD Louisiana State University, Human Resource & Leadership Development, 2014

Korovyakovskaya, Inessa Y. (Associate Professor)
BS Alcorn State University, General Studies, 2002
MBA Alcorn State University, Business Administration, 2004
PhD Jackson State University, Management, 2014

Lundy, Baruch (Assistant Professor)
BA Dillard University, Accounting, 2003
MS Alabama State University, Accounting, 2004
PhD Jackson State University, Business Administration, 2015

Mullgrav, Shalonda K. (Associate Professor)
BBA Savannah State University, Marketing, 1994
MS Troy State University, Human Resource Management, 2001
DBA Kennesaw State University, Marketing, 2014

Ouandlous, Arav (Professor)
BS University of Algiers, Quantitative Economics, 1979
MBA The American University, International Business & Finance, 1981
MA The American University, Applied Economics, 1985
MA Catholic University of America, Economics, 1995
PhD Catholic University of America, Economics, 1995

Samms-Brown, Chevanese L. (Associate Professor)
AA Essex County College, Spanish, 2000
AA Essex County College, Liberal Arts, 2001
AS Essex County College, Business Administration, 2002
BS New Jersey Institute of Technology, Management, 2002
MS New Jersey Institute of Technology, Management, 2003
MBA New Jersey Institute of Technology, Management of Technology, 2005

Torrance, Christopher (Assistant Professor)
BBA Sam Houston State University, 2002
MBA Morgan State University, Management, 2004
PhD Jackson State University, Management, 2016

Wang, Guan Jun (Associate Professor)
BS Ningbo University, Mathematics, 1989
MS Zhejiang University, Probability Theory and Statistics, 1992
PhD Syracuse University, Finance, 2007

Chemistry and Forensic Science

Binda, Pascal I. (Associate Professor)
BS University of Buea, chemistry, 2001
PhD University of North Dakota, Chemistry, 2008

Ekuase, Edugie J. (Assistant Professor)
BS Fort Valley State University, Biology, 2004
PhD University of Iowa, Pharmacy, 2011

Jenkins, Darkus (Assistant Professor)
BS Savannah State University, Chemistry, 2004
MS North Carolina A & T State University, Chemistry, 2007
PhD North Carolina A & T State University, Energy and Environmental Systems, 2012

Jones, Cecil L. (Professor)
BS University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Chemistry, 1987
PhD University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Chemistry, 1996

Lonon, Desiree Y. (Instructor)
BS Savannah State University, Chemistry, 1998
MS North Carolina A & T University, Chemistry, 2003

Marriott, Karla-Sue C. (Professor and Interim Chair)
BS University of the West Indies (Mona), Biochemistry, 1996
PhD University of the West Indies (Mona), Chemistry, 2001
Postdoctoral Clemson University, Medicinal Chemistry, 2006

Prasad, Manoj (Assistant Professor)
PhD University of Delhi, Chemistry, 2008

Shen, Kai (Associate Professor)
BEng China University of Mining and Technology, Coal Chemical Engineering, 1994
MEng China University of Mining and Technology, Organic Chemical Engineering, 1997
MS New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Biology, 2006
PhD New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Chemistry, 2006

Song, Zhiyan (Professor)
PhD Stockholm University, Physical Chemistry, 1996

Thapliyal, Veena (Instructor)
MS Organic Chemistry, HEMVATI NANDAN BAHUGUNA GARHWAL UNIVERSITY

Engineering Technology

Andreou, Spyros (Professor)
BS University of Arizona, Electrical Engineering, 1987
MS University of Arkansas, Mathematics, 1996
MS University of Arizona, Electrical Engineering, 1990
PhD University of Arkansas, Electrical Engineering, 1995

De La Cruz, Alberto G. (Instructor)
MS Nova Southeastern University, Information Technology, 2010

Hayder, Mir M. A. (Professor)
BS Khulna University of Engineering & Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 1999
MS The University of New Brunswick, Mechanical Engineering, 2004
PhD McGill University, Mechanical Engineering, 2009

Jayaraman, Kuppuswamy (Professor)
BS Sri Venkateswara University, Civil Engineering, 1961
Doctor of Engineering (Doktor Ingenieur) Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Environmental Engineering, 972
MS University of Madras, Engineering, 1965

Kalu, Alex O. (Professor)
BA Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Mathematics/Physics, 1975
BS The University of Texas, Electrical Engineering, 1980
MS Louisiana Tech University, Engineering, 1982
PhD Louisiana State University, Engineering Science, 1985

Lambright, Jonathan P. (Professor)
BS North Carolina A&T State University, Mechanical Engineering, 1985
MS Georgia Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 1993
MS North Carolina A&T State Univ., Mechanical Engineering, 1990
PhD Georgia Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 1996

Liu, Ying (Associate Professor)
BS Lanzhou University, Nuclear Physics, 1982
MS University of South Carolina, Computer Science, 1990
MS Carnegie-Mellon University, Physics, 1984
PhD Carnegie-Mellon University, Physics, 1988

Merchan Alvarez, Lina P. (Assistant Professor)
PhD Georgia Institute of Technology, Physics, 2012

Millan Otoya, Jorge E. (Instructor)
MS Georgia Institute of Technology, Physics, 2009

Moaveni, Maziar (Assistant Professor)
BS Mazandaran University, Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2004
MS Tarbiat Modares University, Civil - Highway and Transportation Engineering, 2006
PhD University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Civil - Transportation Engineering, 2015

Mustafa, Mohamad (Professor and Dean)
BS Wayne State University, Engineering, 1983
MS Wayne State University, Civil Engineering, 1985
PhD Wayne State University, Civil Engineering, 1994

Sivapatham, Param (Professor)
Associate Degree (Computer Information System) Polk Community College, Computer Information System, 2000
BS University of Peradeniya, Agriculture (Soil Science), 1982
MS University of Peradeniya, Agriculture (Soil Science), 1985
PhD Louisiana State University, Agronomy, 1994

Tavossi, Hasson (Assistant Professor)
Ph.D. Physics, University of Paris-XII, France.
M.S. Physics, University of Paris-XII, France.
B.S. Applied Physics, University of Essex, England.

Taylor Jr., Henry A. (Associate Professor)
BS Tuskegee Institute, Chemical Engineering, 1984
MS Tuskegee University, Mechanical Engineering, 1990

Velazquez Hernandez, Antonio (Assistant Professor)
BS Metropolitan Autonomous University (UAM-Mexico), Civil Engineering, 1999
M Eng National Autonomous University of Mexico, Structural Engineering, 2001
M.S. National Polytechnic Institute, Systems Engineering (Computer and Information Systems), 2004
MS Northeastern University, Wind Engineering (Fluid-Structure Interaction), 2007
MS Florida Institute of Technology, Fluid Dynamics (Hurrican Engineering), 2009
PhD Michigan Technological University (MTU), Civil Engineering, 2014

Yousuf, Asad (Professor and Chair)
BS N.E.D Engineering University, Electronics Engineering, 1980
EDD The University of Georgia, Occupational Studies, 1999
MS University of Cincinnati, Electrical Engineering, 1982

English, Languages and Cultures

Cheng, Tieniu (Associate Professor)
BA Sichuan University, Chinese Language and Literature, 1990
MA The Ohio State University, East Asian Languages and Literatures, 2003
MA Peking University, Comparative Literature, 1996
PhD University of California, Irvine, East Asian Languages and Literatures, 2010

Cizl-Gorgeny, Jennifer (Instructor)
MS, Post-Secondary Education-English, Troy University, 2012
MA, Literature, Texas State University, 2018

Cox, Margaret (Assistant Professor)
BA Baruch College, English Literature, 2002
MA Brooklyn College, English, 2007
PhD Indiana University of Pennsylvania, English, 2016

Dominy, Jordan J. (Associate Professor)
BA Mercer University, English, 2004
MA Florida State University, Literature, 2006
PhD The University of Florida, English, 2011

Elmore, Jon D. (Associate Professor)
BA Appalachian State University, English, 2002
MA Wake Forest University, English, 2004
PhD University of South Carolina, English, 2010

Faries, Chad A. (Associate Professor)
BA University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, English and Humanistic Studies, 1996
MA University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, English, 1998
PhD University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, English, 2002

Halpin, Jenni G. (Associate Professor)
BA University of Redlands, English: Literature, 1997
MA University of California, Davis, English, 2004
PhD University of California, Davis, English, 2009

Han, Ying (Associate Professor)
BA Beijing Foreign Studies University, Spanish, 1983
MA State University of New York at Stony Brook, Hispanic Languages and Literature, 1993
MA Washington University, Spanish, 1988
PhD State University of New York at Stony Brook, Hispanic Languages and Literature, 2001

Hernandez, Susanna M. (Assistant Professor)
BA Towson University, Spanish, 1979
MA University of Salamanca, Spanish, 2010
MBA University of Phoenix, Technology Management, 2003

Kawasha, Boniface K. (Professor)
BA The University of Zambia, Education, 1995
MA University of Oregon, Linguistics, 1999
MA University of Oregon, French, 1998
PhD University of Oregon, Linguistics, 2003

Martin, Chante M. Baker (Associate Professor and Interim Dean of CLASS)
BA Spelman College, English, 2004
MA Emory University, 2008
PhD Emory University, American Studies, 2010

Michael, Dustin P. S. (Associate Professor)
BA Southeast Missouri State University, English, 2002
MA Southeast Missouri State University, English, 2005
PhD University of Missouri, English, 2012
PhD University of Missouri, English, 2012

O’Brien, Kevin G. (Associate Professor)
BA Marist College, Spanish, 1979
MA Fordham University, Modern Languages/Spanish, 1982

Saleem, Taqwaa F. (Lecturer)
BA Savannah State University, English, 2008
MA Georgia Southern University, English, 2010

Seal, Sharee (Instructor)
BA, English Literature, University of South Florida, 2004
MA, Reading Instruction, University of South Florida, 2011

Smith II, Richard M. (Lecturer)
BA Wofford College, English, 1983
MDiv Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Biblical Language, 1991
MEd Georgia State University, English Education, 1988

Tedrick, Irina M. (Assistant Professor)
MA Universidad de Salamanca, Spanish Language and Culture, 2003

West, Patricia A. (Assistant Professor)
BA Savannah State University, English Language and Literature, 1976
MEd Georgia Southern University, English Education, 1996

Fine Arts, Humanities and Wellness

Arnold, Gabriel (Assistant Professor and Director of University Bands)
BME, Florida State University, 2003
MMEd, Florida State University, 2009
DME, Florida State University, 2016

Blood, Peggy A. (Professor)
BS University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Art, 1969
MA Holy Names University, Education, 1987
MFA University of Arkansas, Visual Arts, 1971
PhD Union Institute and Universities, Administration, 1986
Postdoctoral Chapman University, Education, 1995

Clark, Eric (Associate Professor)
BFA Armstrong State University, Visual Arts, 2010
MFA Georgia Southern University, Ceramics, 2014

Clougherty, Christen H. (Assistant Professor)
BA University of Maryland Baltimore County, Interdisciplinary Studies, 2001
MA The Savannah College of Art and Design, Fibers, 2004
PhD University of Birmingham, Theology and Religion, 2009

Hamilton, Jacquelyn (Associate Professor)
BM Georgia Southern University, Performance, 1997
MM Georgia Southern University, Music, 2015

Johnson, Toni Renee (Associate Professor)
BS Drexel University, Communications, 2002
MFA Florida State University, Choreography and Performance, 2005

Jones, Eric (Instructor)
BA Armstrong Atlantic State University, Music, 2005
MM Georgia Southern University, Music Composition, 2012

Mosch, Isadora (Instructor)
BA University of Georgia, Philosophy 2009
Ph.D. University of Georgia, Philosophy 2016

Poole, David I. L. (Senior Lecturer)
BA Purchase College State University of New York, Drama Studies, 2004
MFA Goddard College, Interdisciplinary Arts, 2010

Seidman, Marlene B. (Assistant Professor)
BFA University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Fine Arts, 2003
MEd Lesley University, Creative Arts, 2005
MFA State University of New York College at Brockport, Visual Studies, 2007

Silberg, Nicholas S. (Professor and Chair)
BS Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Media Communications, 2002
MFA Savannah College of Art and Design, Photography, 2006

Thompson-Norton, Darryl H. (Associate Professor)
AA Pensacola Junior College, Theatre, 1999
BA The University of West Florida, Theatre, 2000
MA Armstrong State University, Professional Communication and Leadership, 2015
MFA University of Florida, Theatre, 2004

Walker, Teresa-Michelle (Assistant Dean and Associate Professor)
BA Georgia Southern University, Communication Arts, 2004
MFA Savannah College of Art and Design, Media and Performing Arts, 2008

Woods, Gabriel (Instructor)
BA Georgia State University, Speech Communication, 2011
M.M.Ed- Anderson University, Music Education, 2014

Yount, Lisa M. (Professor)
BS Ball State University, History and Philosophy, 1995
Graduate Certificate University of Oregon, Women’s Studies, 2002
MA University of Oregon, Philosophy, 2005
PhD University of Oregon, Philosophy, 2006

International Education

Milton, John (Instructor)
BA Georgia State University, AB Film and Video, 2008

Journalism and Mass Communications

Brown, Vicki (Assistant Professor)
MA University of Missouri, Journalism, 2015
PhD University of Missouri, Journalism, 2019

Bhuiyan, Serajul (Professor)
BS Bangladesh Agriculture University, Agricultural Economic and Rural Sociology, 1984
MS Bangladesh Agriculture University, Agricultural Extension and Communication, 1986
MBA Texas A&M University Texarkana, Business Administration, 2003
PhD University of Wisconsin, Mass Communications, 1996

Franklin, Reginald L. (Associate Professor)
BS Jackson State University, Mass Communications, 1983
MA University of Michigan, Telecommunications, 1986

Nwachukwu, Emmanuel (Assistant Professor)
B.Sc. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu Nigeria, Mass Communication, 2004 
MA Texas Southern University, Communication, 2014 
PhD University of Southern Mississippi, Mass Communication, 2020

Plothe, Theo (Assistant Professor)
BGS Ball State University, General Studies, 1998
MA Northern Illinois University, Communications, 2012
PhD American University, Communications, 2015

Trammel, Juliana Maria D. S. (Professor and Chair)
BA Rust College, Mass Communication, 2001
Graduate Certificate Howard University, International Studies, 2006
MA American University, Public Communication, 2003
PhD Howard University, Communication and Culture, 2006

Walker, Kai C. (Associate Professor)
BS Eastern Michigan University, Telecommunication and Film, 1998
MFA Savannah College of Art and Design, Film and Video, 2003

Library

Brannen, Ivy Y. (Instructor)
BA Armstrong Atlantic State University, English, 1998
MS University of Northern Texas, Library Science, 2011

Morgan, Patrick (Instructor)
BA University of Michigan, 2000
MA University of Michigan, Near Eastern Studies, 2001
MLIS Drexel University, Library and Information Science, 2009

Wyche, Louise E. (Instructor & Interim University Librarian)
BA Barber-Scotia College, English, 1968
MS Clark Atlanta University (formerly Atlanta University), Library Service, 1969

Marine and Environmental Sciences

Cox, Tara M. (Professor)
BS Davidson College, Biology, 1993
Master’s of Environmental Management Duke University, Coastal Environmental Management, 1996
PhD Duke University, Ecology, 2003

Curran, Mary C. (Professor)
BS University of South Carolina, Marine Science, 1984
PhD Joint Program of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Biological Oceanography, 1993

Ebanks, Dwight A. (Instructor)
BS Savannah State University, Marine Biology, 1998
MS Savannah State University, Marine Science, 2005
PhD University of Miami, Marine Biology and Fisheries, 2013

Ebanks, Sue C. (Associate Professor)
BS Savannah State University, Environmental Studies, 1998
BS Savannah State University, Marine Science, 1998
MS Savannah State University, Marine Science, 2005
PhD University of Miami, Marine Biology and Fisheries, 2010

Hintz, Christopher J. (Professor)
BS Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Chemical Engineering, 1995
MS Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Chemical Engineering, 1998
PhD University of South Carolina, Marine Sciences, 2004

Hoskins-Brown, Dionne L. (Associate Professor and Director of NOAA Sponsored Programs)
BS Savannah State College, Marine Biology, 1992
PhD University of South Carolina, Marine Science, 1999

Kaltenberg, Amanda M. (Associate Professor)
BS University of North Dakota, Biology, 2002
MS Texas A&M University, Oceanography, 2004
PhD Oregon State University, Oceanography, 2010

Pride, Carol J. (Professor and Chair)
BA Wesleyan University, Environmental Science, 1990
PhD University of South Carolina, Marine Science, 1997

Sajwan, Kenneth S. (Professor)
BS G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (formerly Uttar Pradesh Agricultural University), Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, 1971
MS Jawaharlal Nehru Agricultural University, Agronomy, 1975
PhD Colorado State University, Agronomy, 1985

Mathematics

Atena, Agegnehu A. (Associate Professor)
MA The State University of New York at Buffalo, Mathematics, 2010
PhD The State University of New York at Buffalo, Mathematics, 2010

Brown, LaKeisha R. (Instructor)
BS Savannah State University, Mathematics, 2003

Chowdhury, Abhinandan (Assistant Professor)
MS University of Louisiana, Mathematics, 2005
PhD University of Louisiana, Mathematics, 2010

Dolo, Samuel L. (Professor)
BS Savannah State University, Mathematics, 1996
MS The University of Mississippi, Mathematics, 2002
PhD The University of Mississippi, Mathematics, 2006

Kim, Sujin (Associate Professor)
BS Chungnam National University, Mathematics, 1994
In Progress/Incomplete Georgia Southern University, Public Health, 2013
MS The University of Iowa, Mathematics, 2004
MS Chungnam National University, Pure Mathematics, 1997
PhD The University of Iowa, Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences, 2008

Lemma, Mulatu (Professor and Chair)
BS Addis Ababa University, Mathematics Education, 1978
MA Kent State University, Pure Mathematics, 1993
MS Addis Ababa University, Applied Mathematics, 1982
PhD Kent State University, Mathematics, 1994

Lin, Shinemin W. (Professor)
BS National Taiwan Normal University, Mathematics, 1973
MS Pittsburg State University, Mathematics, 1982
PhD University of Kansas, Mathematics, 1991

Muche, Tilahun A. (Associate Professor)
MA University of South Florida, Math, 2007
PhD University of South Florida, Mathematics, 2012

Oh, Hyounkyun (Professor)
BS Chungnam National University, Mathematics, 1995
MS University of Iowa, Mechanical Engineering, 2004
MS University of Iowa, Applied Mathematics, 2003
MS Chungnam National University, Applied Mathematics, 1997
PhD University of Iowa, Applied Mathematics and Computational Sciences, 2005

Tanksley, LaTriece Y. (Assistant Professor)
BS Savannah State University, Mathematics, 2000
MS Georgia Southern University, Mathematics, 2009

Tekalign, Wondimu (Assistant Professor)
PhD University at Buffalo - The State University of New York, Mathematics, 2005

Tessema, George (Associate Professor)
MS Florida State University, Mathematics Education, 1971
PhD The University at Albany: State University of New York, Educational Psychology, 1991

Military Science

Montgomery, Brian (Professor)
BS United States Military Academy (West Point), Economics, 2004
MA New York University, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, 2013

Walker, Abby (Assistant Professor)
BS University of Nebraska- Lincoln, Diversified Agriculture, 2005

West, Larry (Assistant Professor)
BA Jacksonville State University, History, 2007
MA Webster University, International Relations, 2017

Vazquez, Emilio (Instructor)
BS Phoenix University, Education, 2009
Sergeant Major Academy, Military History, 2016

Naval Science

Bird, James (Associate Professor)
BEng S.U.N.Y. Maritime College, Electrical Engineering Deck, 1999
MA Naval War College, 2012

Carbone, Joseph (Lecturer)
BA United States Naval Academy, Mechanical Engineering, 2015

Estabrook, Kris E. (Assistant Professor)
BS United States Naval Academy, Ocean Engineering, 2011

Falgout, Chad M. (Professor)
BS Louisiana State University and A&M College, Math, 1996
MBA Naval Postgraduate School, Executive Master of Business Administration, 2004

Hillman, Ryan (Lecturer)
BA History, 2010

Madden, Eric W. (Lecturer)
BS United States Naval Academy, Economics, 2014

Sweeney, Andrew (Lecturer)
BA College of the Holy Cross, Physics, 2013

Political Science & Public Affairs

Bell, Marion D. (Assistant Professor)
BA University of Georgia, Political Science, 2008
MA Georgia Southern University, Social Science, 2010
ABD - PhD Walden University, Public Policy & Administration |- Homeland Security, 2020

Bharath, Del (Assistant Professor)
BA Florida Atlantic University, English & Psychology, 2005
MPA University of Nebraska at Omaha, Public Administration, 2014
ABD - PhD University of Nebraska at Omaha, Public Administration, 2018

Bongang, Benn L. (Professor)
MA University of South Carolina, International Studies, 1997
MS Boston University, Journalism, 1993
PhD University of South Carolina, International Studies, 2005

Bowden, Geoffrey C. (Associate Professor)
BA The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Religious Studies, 1992
MA University of Notre Dame, Social Sciences, 2000
MDiv The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1995
PhD University of Notre Dame, Social Science, 2003

Iancu, Otilia (Associate Professor and Interim Chair)
MPA University of Kansas, Public Administration, 1999
PhD University of Arkansas, Public Policy, 2010

Kalantari, Behrooz (Professor)
BA Avila University, Public Management, 1981
BA Tehran Business College, Business, 1973
MPA Southern Illinois University, Public Affairs, 1983
PhD Southern Illinois University, Political Science, 1992

Mallard, Bruce B. (Assistant Professor)
BA George Peabody College, Political Science, 1969
MPA Middle Tennessee State University, Public Administration, 1972
PhD The University of Tennessee, Political Science, 1979

Naniuzeyi, Emmanuel (Professor)
MA, Ohio University, International Affairs, 1982
PhD Atlanta University, Political Science, 1987

Nojang, Emmanuel (Associate Professor)
MBA University of Mary, Management, 2007
PhD North Dakota State University, Emergency Management, 2015

Omunga, Philip (Assistant Professor)
BA University of Nairobi, 1997
MA University of Nairobi, Valuation and Property Management, 2001
PhD Kansas State University, College of Architecture, Environmental Design & Planning, 2015

College of Education

Creekmur, Chaundra (Assistant Professor)
BS Valdosta State University, Biology, 2006
EDD Liberty University, Curriculum and Instruction, 2016
EdS Liberty University, Curriculum and Instruction, 2012
MA Augusta University, MAT, 2010

Cunningham, Kisha R. (Associate Professor & Interim Chair)
BS North Carolina A&T State University, Technology Education, 1995
MS North Carolina A&T State University, Technology Education, 1996
PhD The Pennsylvania State University, Workforce Education, 2005

Thompson, Cora (Associate Professor & Interim Dean)
BS Savannah State University, Elementary Education, 1980
EDD Nova Southeastern University, Education, 2007
MEd Troy State University, 2003

White, Patrice (Instructor)
BS Valdosta State University, Early Childhood Education, 1980
M.Ed. Educational Leadership, Troy State University, 2003

Social Work

Anderson, Adrian D. (Associate Professor)
BS Northwestern State University, Psychology, 1995
MSW Southern University, Social Work, 1999
PhD Tulane University, Social Work, 2007

Attipoe, Hope (Assistant Professor)
MSW University of Georgia, 2008
M.Ed University of Georgia, 2012
PhD University of Georgia, Adult Education, 2016

Deloach, Roenia J. (Associate Professor)
BSW Jackson State University, Social Work, 1988
MSW Ohio State University, Social Work, 1989
PhD The Ohio State University, Social Work, 2002

Gayle, Catherine (Associate Professor and Chair)
BS Tuskegee Institute, Social Work, 1984
MSW Florida State University, 1985
PhD Clark Atlanta, 2003
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Jindani, Shinaz G. (Professor)
BSW University of Mumbai College of Social Work (formerly University of Bombay), Social Work, 1981
DSW Tulane University, Social Work, 1992
MSW University of Mumbai College of Social Work (formerly University of Bombay), Social Work, 1983

Peoples, Kiana (Field Coordinator)
BSW Alabama State University, Social Work, 2006
MSW, University of Alabama, Social Work, 2007
DSW (in progress), University of Kentucky-Education, 2023

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Adams, Matthew (Assistant Professor)
BA College of Charleston, English, 2000
MA Armstrong Atlantic State University, History, 2005
PhD Jagiellonian University, History, 2015

Alexander, Stephanie L. (Associate Professor)
BA University of Oklahoma, Sociology, 1997
MA The University of Oklahoma, Human Relations, 1999
PhD The University of Oklahoma, Sociology, 2007

Brooks Jr, Willie M. (Assistant Professor)
BS Alabama State University, Criminal Justice, 1996
MS Eastern Kentucky University, Criminal Justice, 1999
PhD-ABD Prairie View A & M University, Juvenile Justice, 2008

Cole, Lakesha (Assistant Professor)
BA The University of Southern Mississippi, Criminal Justice, 2001
Doctorate of Professional Counseling Professional Counseling, 2014
MS Mississippi College, Marriage & Family Counseling, 2011
MS Delta State University, Criminal Justice, 2006

Davis, Christina (Assistant Professor)
BA Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Psychology, 2002
MA Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Applied Social Science, 2003
PhD University of Georgia, History, 2016

Frame, Kimberly (Associate Professor)
BS University of Florida, Psychology, 2000
MS University of North Texas, Behavior Analysis, 2005
EdD The University of Memphis, Instr and Curr Leadership, 2014

Jordan, Kenneth A. (Professor)
BA North Carolina College at Durham, Geography, 1969
MA University of California, Berkeley, Geography, 1974
PhD University of California, Berkeley, Geography, 1977

Mathews, Shannon (Professor and Dean)
BA Anthropology, Pomona College, 1993
MA Anthropology, University of Kentucky, 2001
PhD Gerontology, University of Kentucky, 2005

McFall, Sametria R. (Associate Professor and Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs)
BS Savannah State University, Biology, 1993
MPA Savannah State University, Public Administration, 2000
MA Northeastern University, Psychology, 2003
PhD Northeastern University, Psychology, 2005

Mukhtar, Mohamed H. (Professor)
BA Al-Azhar University, History, 1971
MA Al-Azhar University, History and Civilization, 1974
PhD Al-Azhar University, History and Civilization, 1983

Mundey, Peter (Assistant Professor)
BA Bridgewater College, History and Political Science, 2004
MA University of Notre Dame, Sociology, 2009
PhD University of Notre Dame, Sociology, 2015

Rivera, Pedro R. (Associate Professor and Interim Chair)
BA The City College of New York, African History, 2005
PhD Howard University, African Diaspora, History, 2012

Serdikoff, Sherry L. (Associate Professor)
BA Temple University, Psychology, 1986
MA West Virginia University, Psychology, 1989
PhD West Virginia University, Psychology, 1991

Stewart, Katherine L. (Associate Professor)
BA University of North Carolina, Psychology, 1996
MA University of North Carolina Wilmington, Psychology, 1999
PhD University of Kansas, Behavioral Psychology, 2005

Yagami, Kazuo (Associate Professor)
MA Florida State University, Asian Studies, 1996
PhD Florida State University, History, 2002