Rollins College

Rollins Faculty

Dates indicate (1) first appointment at Rollins and (2) year of receiving present rank.

Vidhu Aggarwal
Professor of English (2005;2017); B.A., University of Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California. Specializations: transatlantic modernism, 19th- and 20th-century American and British literature, Asian-American and minority literatures, and composition and rhetoric for native and non-native speakers.

Jasmine Alam
Assistant Professor of Business (2017;2017); B.A., Carleton University; M.A., University of London (King's College); Ph.D., University of New Brunswick.

Serina Al-Haddad
Visiting Assistant Professor of Business (2018; 2018); B.S., University of Jordan; M.S., Ph.D., University of Central Florida.

Barry S. Allen
Associate Professor of Environmental Studies (1982;1982); B.A., University of Miami; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania. Specializations: environmental economics, national park policy, and sustainable development.

Joshua Almond
Associate Professor of Art/Sculpture (2008;2014); B.A., Rhodes College; M.F.A., Arizona State University. Specializations: sculpture (traditional and contemporary), three-dimensional design, studio furniture, boat-building, and contemporary art and theory.

Mark S. Anderson
Professor of Mathematics (1988;2005); B.A., Houghton College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Virginia. Specializations: algebraic and differential topology, and topological graph theory.

Amy Armenia
Professor of Sociology (2014; 2018); B.S., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Specializations: sex and gender, care work, social inequalities, and research methods.

Benjamin Balak
Associate Professor of Economics (2002;2007); B.A., The American University of Paris (France); Postgraduate Diploma, The University of Kent at Canterbury (United Kingdom); Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Specializations: ethics, history, and philosophy of economics; economics of ethics; economic rhetoric and modernity; comparative economic systems and cultures; and principles of macro and micro economics.

Josephine Balzac
Assistant Professor of Business (2015;2018); B.A., University of Central Florida, J.D., Florida A&M University College of Law, LL.M, George Washington University Law School. Specializations:

Avraham Baranes
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics (2015;2015); B.A., Denison University, M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri. Specializations: industrial organization, institutional economics, heterodox economics, and microeconomic theory.

Melissa Barnes
Associate Professor of Theatre Arts & Dance (2013;2013); B.A., Loyola University; M.F.A., Roosevelt University. Specializations: somatic re-patterning through experiential anatomy and developmental movement explorations, physical integration applicable to acting, dance, and singing.

Gabriel I. Barreneche
Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures (2003;2015); B.A., Boston College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles. Specializations: Hispanic languages and literature including 20th-century Latin American literature, peninsular drama and poetry, and golden age literature.

Pedro J. Bernal
Professor of Chemistry (1986;2006); B.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee. Specializations: physical and general chemistry, and the philosophy of science.

Pamela M. Brannock
Assistant Professor of Biology (2017;2018); B.S., Roger Williams University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina at Columbia.

Gay Biery-Hamilton
Associate Professor of Latin American and Caribbean Affairs (1994;2003); B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida. Specializations: Brazilian Amazon, economic and ecological anthropology, economic development, culture change, water resources, political ecology, medical anthropology, women and development, and ideology.

William C. Boles
Professor of English (1995;2006); B.A., Wake Forest University; M.A., University of Maine; Ph.D., University of Tennessee. Specializations: dramatic literature, contemporary British and American drama.

Richard K. Bommelje
Professor of Organizational Communication (1974;2013); B.S., M.S.M., Rollins College; Ed.D., University of Central Florida. Specializations: leadership, listening, and management.

Dexter S. Boniface
Weddell Chair of the Americas and Professor of Political Science (2003;2015); B.A., Miami University (Ohio); M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois. Specializations: Latin American and Brazilian politics, politics of market reforms, political economy of development, authoritarianism and democratization, state-society relations, and knowledge accumulation and methodology.

Michele Boulanger

Associate Professor of International Business (2011:2017); B.S., M.S., University of Paris, France; Ph.D., University of Rhode Island. Specializations: applied mathematics, statistics.

Wendy W. Brandon
Associate Professor of Education (1987;2004); B.S., University of Georgia; M.S., Central Missouri State University; Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University. Specializations: curriculum theory, critical theory, critical pedagogy, and service learning.

Shan-Estelle Brown
Assistant Professor of Anthropology (2016;2016); B.A., Yale University; M.A., Old Dominion University; Ph.D., University of Connecticut. Specializations:

Victoria Brown
Assistant Professor of English (2016;2016); B.A., Vassar College; M.A., University of Warwick; M.F.A., Hunter College. Specializations:

David Caban
Assistant Professor of Business (2016;2016); B.B.A., St. Thomas University; M.B.A., Barry University; Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University. Specializations:

Ashley Cannaday
Assistant Professor of Physics (2017;2017); B.A., Rollins College; Ph.D., University of Rochester.

Sharon L. Carnahan
Professor of Psychology (1990;2001); Director, Rollins Child Development Center; B.A., Hope College; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Specializations: child development, psychology and religion, and early childhood interventions.

Julie Carrington
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science (1992;1998); B.S., University of Central Florida; Ph.D., University of Central Florida. Specializations: graph theory, design and analysis of algorithms, and computational theory.

Jennifer J. Cavenaugh
Winifred M. Warden Professor of Theatre Arts and Dance (2005;2009); B.A., Dartmouth College; M.F.A., Brooklyn College; Ph.D., University of Washington. Specializations: ancient, medieval, Renaissance, and 19th-century British and American theatre; theatre history; gender and performance; feminist theatre; and American musical theatre.

David A. Charles
Professor of Theatre Arts and Dance (2003;2016); B.A., Roosevelt University; M.F.A., Western Illinois University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University. Specializations: global improvisational movements and structures, marginalized traditions (psychodrama and oral poetry), and traditional performance modes (Apidan drama, Japanese renga poetry, and the Maori haka).

Martha S. Cheng
Professor of English (2003;2018); B.A., Christendom College; M.A., Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University. Specializations: contemporary rhetorical theory, argumentation theory, ethos and individual agency, narrative theory, critical reading and writing, and technical writing.

Daniel P.L. Chong
Associate
Professor of Political Science (2008;2014); B.A., Biola University; M.A., University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., American University. Specializations: human rights, global poverty, international ethics, social movements and non-governmental organizations.

Gloria Cook
Professor of Music (1998;2006); B.M., M.M., D.M.A., The Cleveland Institute of Music. Specializations: piano performance, piano pedagogy, and keyboard harmony.

J. Thomas Cook
Professor of Philosophy (1982;1993); B.A., Johns Hopkins University; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University. Specializations: history of philosophy, philosophy of mind, and metaphysical issues such as the nature of self and human freedom.

Hilary Cooperman
Assistant Professor of Theatre (2015; 2018); B.S., PhD., Northwestern University; M.A., Ben-Gurian University. Specializations:

Whitney Coyle
Assistant Professor of Physics (2015;2016); B.S., Murray State University, M.S., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University. Specializations:

Daniel G. Crozier
Professor of Music (1998;2012); B.M., Westminster College; M.M., D.M.A., Peabody Conservatory, Johns Hopkins University. Specializations: music composition, theoretical studies, and piano performance.

Denise K. Cummings
Associate Professor of Critical Media and Cultural Studies (2003;2007); B.S., University of New Hampshire; M.A., Salve Regina University; M.A., Carnegie Mellon University; Ph.D., University of Florida. Specializations: film history, theory, and criticism; American Indian literatures, cultures, and film; modernist literature, culture, and film; literature, media, and popular culture; American literature and culture; cultural studies; literary and critical theory.

Mario D'Amato
Professor of Religion (2005; 2015); B.A., Loyola University of Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago. Specializations: Buddhist philosophy, Asian philosophy and religion, philosophy and psychology of religion, semiotics, and textual studies.

Alice J. Davidson
Associate Professor of Psychology (2008;2014); B.A., Rhodes College; M.S., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University. Understanding the nature of children's need to belong and relate to others and school, links between peer experiences and children's social and academic adjustment, gender dynamics and acculturation in middle childhood and adolescence, and interventions in human development.

Donald L. Davison
Professor of Politics (1989;1998); B.A., St. Louis University; M.A., University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis. Specializations: American political institutions, public policy, electoral politics and methodology, legislative decision-making, and the effect of race on political behavior.

Joan Davison
Professor of Politics (1986;2009); B.A., Wheeling College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame. Specializations: comparative politics and international studies.

Nancy M. Decker
Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures (1986;1989); B.A., College of William and Mary; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University. Specializations: German language, literature, cultural history, and questions of colonialism.

Leigh de Armas DeLorenzi
Assistant Professor of Counseling (2018;2018); B.A., University of Miami; M.A., Rollins College, Ph.D., University of Central Florida.

Kimberly L. Dennis
Professor of Art History (2005;2018); B.A., Wake Forest University; M.A., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Specializations: art history; history of architecture, urbanism, gender issues in the history of art; Renaissance and Baroque art and architecture; and women's studies.

Rosana Díaz Zambrana
Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures (2003;2015); B.S., University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Specializations: modern and contemporary Spanish-American literature, 19th- and 20th-century Brazilian literature, and 19th- and 20th-century French literature.

Marianne DiQuattro
Assistant Professor of Theatre (2015;2015); B.A., Grove City College, Ph.D., University of Notre Dame. Specializations: dramatic literature, performance theory, phenomenology, world literature, and theatre history.

Samantha Douguet
Assistant Professor of Physics (2017;2017); B.S., M.S., Pontifica Universidad Catolica do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil); Ph.D., University of Central Florida.

Stacey Dunn
Associate Professor of Psychology (2014; 2014); B.A., George Washington University, M.A., Ph.D., University of South Florida. Specializations: body image and eating behavior, professional ethics, media psychology, psychology of adolescence, and women's issues.

Chelsea Ebin
Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science (2018;2018); B.A., University of California; M.A., Ph.D., The New School for Social Research.

Rochelle Elva
Assistant Professor of Computer Science (2018;2018); B.S., The University of the West Indies; M.S., Ph.D., University of Central Florida.

Hannah Ewing
Assistant Professor of History (2014; 2014); B.A., Carleton College, M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University. Specializations: Byzantine history, Byzantine antique and medieval periods, monastic reform, Byzantine intellectual history, medieval historlography, hagiography.

Marc Fetscherin
Professor of International Business (2005;2017); M.S.M., University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland; M.B.S., London School of Economics, London, UK; Doctorate in Economics and Social Science, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland. Specializations: international marketing, branding, consumer brand relationships, corporate branding, place branding, and human branding.

Richard E. Foglesong
George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Professor of Politics (1984;1992); B.A., Drury College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago. Specializations: American politics, political leadership, urban politics and policy, and urban planning history.

H. Bobby Fokidis
Assistant Professor of Biology (2013;2013); B.S., University of Toronto; M.S., Arkansas State University; Ph.D., Arizona State University. Specializations: food intake influence on how hormones act on the brain to alter behaviors, such as aggression, working with mammals, birds, and reptile models to build a comprehensive understanding of the mechanisms that link perceptions of food security, physiological stress, energy balance, and behavior.

Matthew Forsythe
Lecturer, English (2011;2011); B.A., Calvin College; M.A., University of Tennessee; Ph.D., University of Georgia. Specializations:

Sarah Freeman
Teaching Fellow in Health Management (2015;2015); B.S., Louisiana State University, M.S., Ph.D., Univeristy of Florida at Gainesville. Specializations: behavior analysis, assessment and treatment of severe behavior disorders among individuals with intellectual disabilities and autism.

Todd French
Assistant Professor of Religion (2013;2014); B.A., Lipscomb University; M.A., Union Theological Seminary; M.A., Princeton Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University. Specializations: early Christian narrative and its impact on late antique history, how hagiographical narratives come to be the primary avenue in early Byzantium for education, commemoration, and theological debate, historical roots of contemporary issues in religion such as poverty, sexuality, and sacred ritual.

Carol Frost
Theodore Bruce and Barbara Lawrence Alfond Professor of English (2008;2008); B.A., State University of New York College at Oneonta; M.A., Syracuse University. Specializations: poetry, poetry workshop, contemporary American poetry, and American poets including Wallace Stevens, Robert Frost, Elizabeth Bishop, John Berryman, and others.

Christopher R. Fuse
Associate Professor of Physics (2008;2014); B.S., St. Bonaventure University; M.S., Miami University (Ohio); Ph.D., Texas Christian University. Specializations: astronomy and astrophysics, planet and moon formation, isolated galaxies, high-energy astrophysics, galaxy formation, and evolution.

Jose Galvez
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics (2015;2015); B.A., Rollins College, M.A., Ph.D., Colorado State University. Specializations:

Mattea Garcia
Assistant Professor of Communication (2014; 2014); B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Specializations: organizational communication, professionals, qualitative methods, organizational rhetoric, institutional theory, and institutional work.

Robin M. Gerchman
Associate Professor of Dance (2017;2017); B.F.A., Philadelphia College of Performing Arts; M.F.A., Goddard College; Ed.M., Temple University.

Zachary Gilmore
Assistant Professor of Anthropology (2016;2016); B.A., Texas A&M; M.A., Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., University of Florida.

Stephanie Gonzalez Guittar
Assistant Professor of Sociology (2018; 2018); B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Central Florida.

Theodore P. Gournelos
Associate Professor of Critical Media and Cultural Studies (2010;2016); B.A., University of Maryland; M.F.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Specializations: alternative and oppositional cultures, television and film studies, Internet and digital culture policy, political theory and culture, advertising, cultural and media studies, and U.S., European Union and East Asian politics.

John Grau
Assistant Professor of Music (2015;2016); B.A., St. Olaf College; M.M., Northern Arizona University; D.M.A., University of Minnesota.

Yudit K. Greenberg
George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Professor of Religion (1986;1996); B.A., California State University at Hayward; M.A., San Francisco State University; Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union. Specializations: Jewish studies, women and religion, and religion and the body.

Kevin Griffin
Associate Professor, Theatre Arts (2001;2018); B.F.A., Rutgers University; M.F.A., Pennsylvania State University.

Michael M. Gunter, Jr.
Professor of Political Science (2000;2013); B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky. Specializations: international relations, environmental politics and policy, non-governmental organizations, sustainable development, and international security.

Laurel Habgood
D.J. and J.M. Cram Chair and Associate Professor of Chemistry (2006;2012); B.A., Smith College; Ph.D., Duke University. Specializations: transition metal-mediated reactivity with an emphasis in synthetic organic methodology and mechanistic studies.

Joshua R. Hammonds
Assistant Professor of Communication (2015;2015); B.A., University of Southern Indiana, M.A., Ball State University, Ph.D., University of Nebraska. Specializations: interpersonal communication, family communication, and private information management.

Dana Hargrove
Professor of Art (2003;2016); B.F.A., University of Dundee (Scotland); M.F.A., Southern Illinois University. Specializations: painting and drawing, computer graphics, and two-dimensional design.

Devin Hargrove
Assistant Professor of Business (2017;2017); B.A., Morehouse College; M.B.A., Dartmouth College; M.S., University of Wisconsin, Ph.D., Duke University.

Fiona M. Harper
Associate Professor of Biology (2005;2005); B.Sc., University of Guelph; M.Sc., Memorial University of Newfoundland; Ph.D., Dalhousie University. Specializations: ecology and evolution of benthic marine invertebrates from a multidisciplinary approach.

Paul B. Harris
Professor of Psychology (2000;2006); B.A., Knox College; M.S., Texas Christian University; M.S., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of Utah. Specializations: social, environmental, health, organizational, and industrial psychology.

Jonathan Harwell
Head of Collections in Olin Library (2012; 2018); B.A., University of Southern Mississippi; M.I., The University of Alabama; M.S., Georgia Southern University.

Mark Heileman
Visiting Assistant Professor of Business (2015;2015); B.S., University of Florida at Gainesville; M.B.A., M.S., Florida Institute of Technology, Ph.D., University of Central Florida. Specializations:

J. Scott Hewit
Associate Professor of Education (1994;1994); B.S., State University of New York; M.S., Indiana University; Ed.D., Ball State University. Specializations: role of families and the community in the effective school effort, the collaborative adaptation of curriculum and instruction to meet diverse student needs in an inclusive setting, and the emergence of the reflective educator and learner as a fundamental leader in the educative process.

Alicia M. Homrich
Professor of Counseling (1998;2004); B.S., M.S., Florida International University; M.A., Rollins College; Ph.D., University of Georgia. Specializations: family psychology, group work, learning disorders assessment, and counselor training.

Ahiteme N. Houndonougbo
Assistant Professor of Business and Social Entrepreneurship (2014; 2014); M.B.A., Catholic University of Lille, M.P.A., Columbia University, Ph.D., The University of Tennessee. Specializations: open-economy macroeconomics, public finance, and development economics.

John M. Houston
Professor of Psychology (1989;2003); B.S., Georgetown University; M.A., Ph.D., New York University. Specializations: industrial/organizational psychology, group dynamics, experimental and statistical analysis, and social psychology.

Benjamin T. Hudson
Assistant Professor of English (2017;2017); B.A., M.A., New York University; Ph.D., University of Georgia.

Brandon T. Jett
Visiting Assistant Professor of History (2017;2017); B.A., M.A., Texas State University; Ph.D., University of Florida.

James A. (Allen) Johnson
Assistant Professor of Health Professions (2016;2018); B.S., College of Carleston; M.P.H., Florida State University; Ph.D., Georgia Southern University. Specializations:

Jill C. Jones
Professor of English (1996;2012); B.A., M.A., University of New Hampshire; Ph.D., Tufts University. Specializations: 19th- and early 20th-century American literature, African-American literature, women writers, autobiography, narrative theory, feminist theory, composition, and the mystery novel.

Raghabendra KC
Assistant Professor of Business (2018;2018); B.A., Rollins College; M.Phil., Ph.D., University of Cambridge.

Kip Kiefer
Associate Professor of Business (2017;2017); B.S., United States Airforce Academy; M.B.A., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of Colorado.

Stephanie L. Kincaid
Assistant Professor of Health Professions (2016;2018); B.A., M.S., Ph.D., West Virginia University. Specializations:

Sarah A. (Ashley) Kistler
Associate Professor of Anthropology (2008;2014); B.A., Muhlenberg College; M.A., Ph.D., Florida State University. Specializations: Mesoamerica; Mayan women, language, and hieroglyphic writing; kinship; gender; economic anthropology; ethnography; linguistic anthropology; cultural continuity; and discourse analysis.

Nolan Kline
Assistant Professor of Anthropology (2016;2016); A.B., Rollins College; M.A., M.P.H., Ph.D., University of South Florida. Specializations:

Emmanuel Kodzi
Associate Professor of International Business (2012; 2016); B.S., M.S.,  Kwame Nkrumah University; M.B.A., University of Ghana; Ph.D., Purdue University; Postdoctorate, University of Florida. Specializations: Operations and Supply Chain Management; International Business; Africa.

Philip Kozel
Associate Professor of Economics (2006;2012); B.A. (History), B.A. (International Studies), Ohio State University; M.A., University of Denver; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst. Specializations: political economy, pirating, rhetoric of economics, and philosophy and methodology of economics.

Allen H. Kupetz
Visiting Assistant Professor of Business (2014;2014); B.A., M.A., University of Texas. Specializations:

Harry N. Kypraios
Associate Professor of Economics (1983;1989); B.A., M.A., University of Delaware; Ph.D., University of Virginia. Specializations: international economics, money, and finance.

Susan Cohn Lackman
Professor of Music Theory and Composition (1981;1996); B.Mus.Ed., Temple University; M.A., American University; Ph.D., Rutgers University. Specializations: musical composition, criticism, and broadcasting.

Richard Lewin
Associate Professor of International Finance (2011:2015); B.S., Kings College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Cambridge. Specializations: strategies for emerging from the economic crisis, liquidity management, and the low cost airline industry.

Susan H. Libby
Professor of Art History (1998;2004); B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland. Specializations: European and American art and theory from the 18th to 20th centuries.

Lee G. Lines
Diane and Michael Maher Chair of Distinguished Teaching and Professor of Environmental Studies (1996;2002); B.A., M.A., University of Florida; Ph.D., Arizona State University. Specializations: physical geography; conservation of biodiversity; and ecosystems of Florida, Latin America, and western North America.

Andrew Luchner
Assistant Professor of Psychology (2013;2013); B.A., Tufts University; M.A., Ph.D., Georgia School of Professor Psychology. Specializations: vulnerable (covert, hypersensitive) narcissism, pathological narcissism, the role of narcissism in development of the self, manifestations of the self (e.g., self-regard, self-worth, self-esteem), the impact of narcissism on the theorapeutic process and relationship, personality and psychopathology, psychodynamic theory and therapy, the role of the therapeutic relationship on therapeutic change.

Jennifer A. Manak
Associate Professor of Education (2017;2017); B.A., M.E., Ph.D., University of Florida.

Julia Maskivker
Associate Professor of Political Science (2009;2015); B.A., Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (Buenos Aires); M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University. Specializations: analytic ethical and political theory and philosophy, theories of justice, theories of social citizenship, welfare state philosophy, and modern political thought.

Jana E. Mathews
Associate Professor of English (2010;2016); B.A., Brigham Young University; M.A., University of Colorado-Boulder; Ph.D., Duke University. Specializations: medieval British literature and culture, law and literature, medieval manuscript studies, middle Scots literature, early modern British literature, and theories of subjectivity, kingship, authorship, and authority.

Dorothy Mays
Associate Professor and Head of Public Services, Olin Library (2001;2005); B.A., Trinity University; M.A., University of Virginia; M.L.S., Indiana University. Specializations: early modern history, history of censorship, and library reference services.

Patti L. McCall
Assistant Professor and Science Librarian (2017;2017); B.A., Siena College; M.A., M.L.S., State University of New York at Albany.

Amy McClure
Assistant Professor of Sociology (2011:2014); B.A., Florida Atlantic University; M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University. Specializations: gender inequality, families, racial and ethnic inequality, social class inequality, scholarship of teaching and learning, adolescent sexualities, sociological social psychology, and qualitative methodologies.

Cecilia V. McInnis-Bowers
Professor of International Business (2003;2004); B.S., Florida State University; M.S., University of Florida; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University. Specializations: marketing (principles and services), consumer behavior, leadership and decision making, personal selling and sales management, and strategic management.

Margaret McLaren
George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Professor of Philosophy (1992;2004); B.Phil., Miami University (Ohio); M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University. Specializations: 20th-century European philosophy, ethics, and feminist theory.

H. James McLaughlin
Richard James Mertz Professor of Education (2012; 2012); B.S., University of Kansas; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Specializations: social curriculum in classrooms in the USA and rural Mexico, education of Latino immigrant students, history of immigrant education in the USA, and teacher action research.

Hesham Mesbah
Associate Professor of Communication (2012; 2013); B.A., M.A., University of Cairo; Ph.D., Cari University.

Caitlin Mohr
Assistant Professor of Music (2017;2017); B.A., Davidson College; M.A., Bard College; D.M.A., University of North Texas.

Susan E. Montgomery
Associate Professor and Public Services Librarian, Olin Library, (2010;2016); B.A., Knox College; M.A., University of New Mexico; M.S., Florida State University. Specializations: Latin American history and politics, U.S. immigration policy, information literacy, and library outreach.

Thomas R. Moore
Archibald Granville Bush Professor of Physics (1999;2005); B.S., Stetson University; M.S., U.S. Naval Postgraduate School; Ph.D., Institute of Optics, University of Rochester. Specializations: optics, lasers, and musical acoustics.

Brian M. Mosby
Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2017;2017); B.S., Grambling State University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Anne Murdaugh
Associate Professor of Physics (2011:2018); B.A., Georgia Institute of Technology; M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona. Specializations: bacteria immobilization, principles of liquid phase epitaxy of aqueous ionic solutions onto naturally formed minerals, and biological materials imaging.

L. Ryan Musgrave
Associate Professor of Philosophy (2002;2005); B.A., Mary Washington College; M.A., Ph.D., Purdue University. Specializations: American philosophy; sociopolitical philosophy; philosophy of law; feminist philosophy; ethics; aesthetics.

Daniel Myers
Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science (2014; 2014); B.S., M.S., University of Florida, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison. Specializations: analytic performance modeling, storage and file systems, queueing theory, and optimization.

Sheryll Namingit
Assistant Professor of Business (2017;2017); B.A., M.A., University of the Philippines; M.A., Ph.D., Kansas State University.

Rachel Newcomb
Professor of Anthropology (2004; 2015); B.A., Davidson College; M.A., Johns Hopkins University; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University. Specializations: social history and culture of the Middle East and Northern Africa, gender and Islam, political and social movements in the Middle East, history of anthropology, and ethnography of the Middle East.

Matthew Nichter
Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology (2012; 2012); B.A., Brown University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Nancy J. Niles
Associate Professor of Health Services  Administration (2015; 2015); B.A., Binghamton University; MPH, Tulane School of Public Health; M.S., MBA, University of Maryland's University College; PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Specializations: healthcare systems, health policy, ethics and strategic planning. 

Emily R. Nodine
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies (2015;2016); B.A., New College of Florida, M.S., Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D., Florida International University. Specializations: aquatic and coastal ecology, wetlands restoration, diatom community ecology and its applications, and paleolimnology.

Kathryn L. Norsworthy
Professor of Counseling (1992;2005); B.S., Georgia Southwestern College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota; Postdoctoral Respecialization in Counseling Psychology, University of Georgia. Specializations: multicultural feminist applications in clinical supervision and family, group, and individual counseling, clinical hypnosis, Buddhist psychology, women and trauma across cultures, international human rights, and non-violent social change.

Maurice J. O'Sullivan
Kenneth Curry Professor of Literature (1975;1980); B.A., Fairfield University; M.A., Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University. Specializations: 18th-century English literature, minority literature, popular culture, and Florida studies.

Thomas J. Ouellette
Director, Annie Russell Theatre and Professor of Theatre Arts (1996;2007); B.A., College of the Holy Cross; M.F.A., The Catholic University of America. Specializations: acting and directing.

David Painter
Assistant Professor of Communication (2015;2017); B.A., M.A., University of West Florida; Ph.D., University of Florida.

Derrick A. Paladino
Professor of Counseling (2007;2016); B.S., M.Ed., Ed.S., University of Florida; Ph.D., University of Arkansas. Specializations: multiracial college student adjustment and counseling needs; counseling individuals, couples, and families with multiple heritages, date violence and self-injury among undergraduate college students, racial identity and diversity in student populations, and crisis theory and intervention.

Danielle Palow
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology (2018;2018); B.S., University of Miami; M.S., Florida International University, Ph.D., University of Florida.

Ellane Park
Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2014; 2014); B.A., Wellesley College, Ph.D., Columbia University. Specializations: advancement of biomedical devices and production of high-throughput diagnostic devices using phthalimide-functionalized gold nanoparticles as a platform.

Candace Parrish
Assistant Professor of Communication (2018;2018); B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University.

Sarah M. Parsloe
Assistant Professor of Communication (2017;2017); B.A., Marist College; M.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., Ohio University.

Amy Parziale
Visiting Assistant Professor of English (2016;2016); B.A., Roanoke College; M.A., University of Colorado; Ph.D., University of Arizona. Specializations:

James D. Patrone
Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2015;2015); B.S./P.S., University of Toledo, Ph.D., University of Michigan. Specializations: Fragment-Based Ligand Discovery of small molecule inhibitors of cancer targets, Organic and Biochemistry.

Justin Paul
Visiting Professor of Business (2018;2018); B.A., M.A., University of Calicut; M.Phil., M.B.A. (equivalent), Pondicherry Central University in India; Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology;

Zhaochang Peng
Assistant Professor of Economics (2010;2013); B.A., Fudan University, China; Ph.D. (candidate), University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Specializations: political economy, comparative economic systems, development economics, Chinese political economy, economic cycles and crises.

Angela Perez-Villa
Post-Doc Fellow, Latin American and Caribbean Studies (2017;2017); B.A., The City College of New York; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Timothy Pett
Professor of Business and Social Entrepreneurship (2014; 2018); B.B.A., Saint Leo College, M.B.A., Memphis State University, Ph.D., University of Memphis. Specializations: small and medium enterprise strategies, corporate diversification, organizational design/theory, and international management theories.

Jay Pieczynski
Assistant Professor of Biology (2014; 2014); B.S., University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, Ph.D., University of Michigan. Specializations: roles of microtubules and microtubule motors in cell signaling and organismal behavior.

Leslie Poole
Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies (2015;2015); B.S., Ph.D., University of Florida, M.L.S., Rollins College. Specializations: environmental history, women environmentalists, Florida environment and history, American history.

Alberto Prieto-Calixto
Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures (1999;2005); B.A., University of Valladolid (Spain); M.A., Arizona State University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University. Specializations: 16th- and 17th-century Hispanic literature, civilization and cultures of Hispanic countries, and Spanish film.

Deborah Prosser
Associate Professor and Director, Olin Library (2018;2018);

Jennifer S. Queen
Associate Professor of Psychology (2003;2009); B.A., Washington and Lee University; M.A., Ph.D., Emory University. Specializations: cognitive and developmental psychology, research methodology, speech perception and language development, cognitive neuropsychology, psychological approaches to artificial intelligence, brain and language, and learning and memory.

James D. (Jamey) Ray
Lecturer, Music (2010;2010); B.A., Rollins College; M.A., New York University.

Paul D. Reich
Associate Professor of English (2005;2015); B.A., Rollins College; M.A., Ph.D., Purdue University. Specializations: African-American literature of the American west, 19th- and 20th-century American literature, composition, and business and technical writing.

David, C.S. Richard
Professor of Psychology (2005;2008); B.A., University of California, San Diego; M.Ed., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Hawaii. Specializations: behavioral assessment and computer applications in behavioral assessment, higher educational values in college students, posttraumatic stress disorder, and interrupted time series measurement of anxiety symptoms.

Kasandra Riley
Associate Professor of Chemistry (2012; 2018); B.A. Wartburg College; Ph.D., Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Specializations: biochemistry and molecular biology of human-virus interactions in cancer.

Dawn Roe
Associate Professor of Photography (2008;2014); B.F.A., Marylhurst University; M.F.A., Illinois State University. Specializations: traditional and digital photography and digital video, interdisciplinary teaching, history of photography, personal and experimental cinema and video art, and themes of perception and temporality within the still and moving image.

Donald P. Rogers
Professor of International Business (1987;1987); B.B.A., University of Arizona; M.B.A., Ph.D., The Ohio University. Specializations: human resource strategies, global business strategies, performance management, and organizational change management.

Scott M. Rubarth
George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Scholar in Classical Studies and Associate Professor of Classical Philosophy (1997;2005); B.A., Los Angeles Baptist College; B.A., M.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of Toronto. Specializations: ancient Greek philosophy, stoicism, perception, and gender in antiquity.

Emily Russell
Associate Professor of English (2007;2013); B.A., Cornell University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles. Specializations: twentieth-century American literature, disability studies and theories of embodiment, and intersecting theories of race, gender, class, sexuality and ability.

MacKenzie Moon Ryan
Assistant Professor of Art & Art History (2013;2013); B.A., Hamline University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida. Specializations: African art, the influences of colonialism and world religions on the visual culture of Africa, modernisms and contemporary art across Africa and the diaspora, especially textiles, dress, fashion, and photography, also surveys of Western and non-Western art.

Samuel Sanabria
Associate Professor of Graduate Studies in Counseling (2010;2015); B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Florida. Specializations: ethical practices in counseling, the development of prejudicial attitudes and beliefs, human sexuality, surrogacy and same sex parenting, and Latino concerns.

Brendaliz Santiago Narvaez
Assistant Professor of Biology (2017;2017); B.S., University of Puerto Rico; M.S., Ph.D., University of Rochester.

Marc Sardy
Associate Professor of International Business (2001;2008); B.A., University of Chicago; M.S., City University of New York; Ph.D., Cambridge University (UK). Specializations: market abnormalities and systematic predictability, benchmarks, share price reversals, and portfolio stratification.

Steven Schoen
Assistant Professor of Critical Media and Cultural Studies (2014; 2014); B.A., St. Meinrad College, M.A., Webster University, Ph.D., University of South Florida. Specializations: documentary, social justice, and media theory and criticism.

Rachel M. Simmons
Professor of Art (2000;2013); A.B., Rollins College; M.F.A., Louisiana State University. Specializations: painting, printmaking, drawing, and book art.

John V. Sinclair
John M. Tiedtke Professor of Music (1985;1993); Conductor and Music Director of Bach Festival Society; B.S., William Jewell College; M.M.E., D.M.A., University of Missouri Kansas City Conservatory of Music. Specializations: conducting, orchestral and choral ensembles, American music, and editing early music.

Eric D. Smaw
Associate Professor of Philosophy (2005;2012); B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Ohio University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky. Specializations: philosophy of law, political philosophy, ethics, and human rights.

Steven J. St. John
Professor of Psychology (2006;2006); B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida. Specializations: neurobiology and psychobiology, particularly the linkage of animal psychophysics to neural recordings in the gustatory system.

Paul T. Stephenson
Associate Professor of Biology (1998; 2007); B.A., Hartwick College; M.S., Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Specializations: all aspects of plant development, particularly plant senescence, molecular and biochemical processes leading to the programmed cell death (PCD) of floral organs, vegetative cell death leading to the formation of new vascular tissues, and characterization of proteases involved in PCD.

R. Bruce Stephenson
Professor of Environmental Studies (1988;2000); B.A., Florida Southern College; Master of City and Regional Planning, Ohio State University; Ph.D., Emory University. Specializations: environmental planning and community development.

Anne Stone
Associate Professor of Communication (2012; 2017); B.A., University of San Francisco; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois. Specializations: interpersonal health communication.

Claire M. Strom
Rapetti-Trunzo Professor of History (2008;2012); B.A., M.A., University of Oxford (UK); Ph.D., Iowa State University. Specializations: Southern, rural, and agricultural history.

Valerie H. Summet
Assistant Professor of Computer Science (2016;2016); B.S., Duke University; M.S., Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology. Specializations:

Kathryn P. Sutherland
Professor of Biology (2005;2017); B.A., Wellesley College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia. Specializations: biology and ecology of coral reef ecosystems, micro- and molecular biological bases of coral disease etiology, and histopathology of corals and other marine invertebrates.

William L. Svitavsky
Head of Digital Services and Systems, Associate Professor and Reference Librarian, Olin Library (2000;2006); B.A., University of Dallas; M.A., Syracuse University; M.L.S., State University of New York at Buffalo. Specializations: 18th-century English literature, satire, science fiction, and library technology.

Eren Tatari
Associate Professor of Political Science (2010;2016); B.A., Franklin and Marshall College; M.A., Purdue University; Ph.D. (candidate), Indiana University. Specializations: minority politics, Middle Eastern politics, politics of gender, Muslims in the west, political representation, and politics and religion.

Zeynep Teymuroglu
Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences (2010;2010); B.S. Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey; M.S., Oregon State University; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati. Specializations: mathematical biology, integral and partial differential equations, and network models.

Lisa M. Tillmann
Professor of Critical Media and Cultural Studies (1999;2007); B.A., Marquette University; Ph.D., University of South Florida. Specializations: interpersonal and family communication, small group communication, gender, identity, and media studies.

Patricia Tome
Associate Professor of Spanish (2007;2013); B.A., Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas. Specializations: twentieth and 21st-century Latin American literature, Cuban and Cuban-American literature and film, and modern Latin American and Peninsular drama.

Robert E. Vander Poppen
Associate Professor of Art History and Classical Studies (2008;2014); B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Specializations: archaeology of Etruscan Italy and early Rome, rural social structure and settlement history, state formation and urbanization, field survey methodology and archaeological theory, and the intersection of archaeology and text.

Martina Vidovic
Associate Professor of Economics (2008;2015); B.S., The Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton. Specializations: applied microeconomics, econometrics, public economics, and environmental economics.

Richard P. Vitray
Archibald Granville Bush Professor of Mathematics (1990;2000); B.S., Antioch College, M.S., Ph.D., Ohio State University. Specializations: graph theory and graphs embedded in non-planar surfaces.

Anca M. Voicu
Professor of Economics (2000;2017); B.A., Academy of Economic Studies (Bucharest); Ph.D., University of Birmingham (U.K.). Specializations: international economics with particular emphasis on international trade.

Susan J. Walsh
Associate Professor of Biology (2009;2017); B.S., Cedar Crest College; Ph.D., Duke University Medical Center. Specializations: molecular, cell, and developmental biology; focusing on mitochondrial transport and signaling during zebrafish development.

Rachel Walton
Digital Archivist (2015; 2015); B.A., M.A., University of Florida at Gainesville; M.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Specializations: web archiving, digital forensics, web usability, and electronic records management.

Tonia L. Warnecke
Professor of International Business (2008;2018); B.A., Rollins College; M.P.I.A., University of Pittsburgh; M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame. Specializations: gender and economics, social welfare regimes, labor economics, economic development, and international finance.

Debra K. Wellman
Professor of Education (2000;2013); B.S., Illinois College; M.S., Eastern Illinois University; Ph.D., University of Toledo. Specializations: emergent literacy, preservice and inservice teacher education, teacher change, literacy circles, and multicultural education.

A. Michele Williams
Associate Professor of Health Management (2015;2015); B.A., Drury University, M.A., Ph.D., West Virginia University. Specializations: response acquisition with delayed reinforcement, side effects of punishment, verbal behavior acquisition, and early intensive behavior intervention.

Maridath A. Wilson
Assistant Professor and Electronic Resources & Serials Librarian (2017;2017); B.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst; M.L.S., Pratto Institute.

Kristin Winet
Assistant Professor of English (2016;2016); B.A., University of Georgia; M.F.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Ryan L. Winet
Visiting Assistant Professor of English (2016;2016); B.A., University of Southern California; M.F.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Kara Wunderlich
Visiting Assistant Professor of Health Professions (2018;2018); B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida.

Rachelle L. Yankelevitz
Assistant Professor of Psychology (2017;2017); B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida.

Yusheng Yao
Professor of History (1999;2017); B.A., M.A., Peking University (China), M.A., Ph.D. University of Minnesota. Specializations: Chinese history, East Asian history, and modern Russian history.

Jay E. Yellen
Archibald Granville Bush Professor of Mathematics (2001; 2004); B.S., M.S., Polytechnic Institute of New York; Ph. D., Colorado State University. Specializations: graph theory, optimization, algorithms, scheduling, vehicle routing, timetabling, and combinatorics.

Jie Yu
Associate Professor of Education (2012; 2018); B.S., M.A., East China Normal University; Ph.d., Louisiana State University.Specializations: curriculum studies, multicultural education, narrative inquiry, phenomenology.

Wenxian Zhang
Professor and Head of Archives and Special Collections, Olin Library (1995; 2008); B.A., Beijing University; M.L.S., M.S., Southern Connecticut State University. Specializations: library reference and user services, and electronic database management.

Eric Zivot
Associate Professor of Theatre Arts and Dance (2004;2007); B.F.A., Southern Methodist University; M.F.A., American Conservatory Theatre. Specializations: acting, from introductory to professional levels; directing; voice/speech; and movement.  

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