Sep 18, 2018  
2015-2016 
    
2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

New Faculty and Instructional Appointments (as of August 1, 2015)


Eulises Avellaneda, Visiting Lecturer in Hispanic Studies
B.A. (Universidad Nacional de Colombia), M.A. (University of Southern Mississippi) 

Florin Beşchea-Fache, Visiting Assistant Professor of French
B.A. (Babes-Bolyai University, Romania), M.S. (University of Southern Indiana), M.A., Ph.D. (Indiana University, Bloomington)

Scott S. Boddery, Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science
B.A. (Coastal Carolina), J.D. (cum laude) (Florida State University College of Law), Ph.D. (expected) (Binghamton)
(one-year visiting appointment)

Basma Botros, Visiting Lecturer in Arab Studies
B.S. (International Academy, Cairo), M.A. (Eastern Illinois)

Britta H. Crandall, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Latin American Studies
B.A. (Miami University), M.A., Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins) 

*Joseph C. Ewoodzie, Assistant Professor of Sociology
B.A. (Ithaca), M.S., Ph.D. (expected) (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Daniel R. Griffith, Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.A. (Hamilton), M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. (Columbia University) 

Jennifer B. Hawthorne, Adjunct Practicum Facilitator in Psychology
B.A. (Davidson), M.A. (Argosy), Psy.D. (Pepperdine) 

Marija Jankovic, Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.A. (University of Belgrade), M.A. (University of Florida), Ph.D. (Indiana) 

*Jakub J. Kabala, Assistant Professor of Digital Studies and History
B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (Harvard) 

Michael J. Kamtman, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Theatre
B.A. (Bucknell), M.A. (University of Connecticut), M.F.A. (UNC Greensboro)
(Fall Semester) 

Lauren Keough, Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.A. (Hofstra), M.S., Ph.D. (expected) (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) 

Savan Kharel, Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics
B.S. (Indiana), Ph.D. (University of Tennessee) 

Amy Lee Kohout, Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Humanities
B.A. (Yale), M.A., Ph.D. (expected) (Cornell) 

*Daniel M. Layman, Assistant Professor of Philosophy
A.B. (Ohio), M.A., Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill) 

Andrew W. Leslie, Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
B.A. (University of Virginia), Ph.D. (Northwestern University) 

Benjamin C. Mangrum, Visiting Assistant Professor of English and Environmental Studies
B.A. (Mississippi), M.Div., M.A. (Baylor), Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill) 

Janet H. Melonakos, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S. (Brigham Young), Ph.D. (Duke)
(Fall Semester) 

Hadia Mubarak, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Religion
B.A. (Florida State), M.A., Ph.D. (Georgetown) 

Melati Nungsari, Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics
B.A. (Knox), Ph.D. (expected) (UNC Chapel Hill) 

Lesa R. Offermann, Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S. (Canisius), Ph.D. (University of South Carolina, Columbia) 

Kate K. Orroth, Adjunct Lecturer in Medical Humanities
B.S.E. (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor), M.P.H. (Boston), Ph.D. (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)

 Iva Petkova, Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology
B.A., M.A. (University for National & World Economy, Bulgaria), M.S. (Goteborg University,
Sweden), M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D. (Columbia University)

Ronald J. Schmidt, Sr., Adjunct Professor of Political Science
A.A. (Reedley College), A.B., M.A. (University of California, Berkeley), Ph.D. (University of California, Riverside)
(Spring Semester)

Matthew Schoene, Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology
B.A. (Villanova), M.A., Ph.D. (expected) (Ohio State)

Clinton Sleeper, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art
A.A.F. (Truckee Meadows Community College), B.A. (University of Nevada, Reno), M.F.A. (Simon Fraser University)

*Laura E. Sockol, Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A. (Bryn Mawr), Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania) 

Karin L. Stevens, Adjunct Lecturer in Chemistry
B.S. (Davidson), M.S. (University of California, Berkeley)
(Fall Semester)

*Caleb Stroup, Assistant Professor of Economics
B.A., B.S., M.S. (UNC Charlotte), Ph.D. (Vanderbilt) 

Lauren A. Stutts, Visiting Assistant Professor of Medical Humanities
B.S. (Davidson), Ph.D. (University of Florida, Gainesville) 

*Kristen L. Thompson, Assistant Professor of Physics
B.S. (Mount Union College), M.S., Ph.D. (University of Kentucky) 

Yi-Ting Tsai, Visiting Lecturer in Chinese Studies
B.A. (National Chiayi University, Taiwan), M.A. (National Taiwan Normal University) 

Kenneth J. Urban, McGee Professor of Writing
B.A. (Bucknell), M.A., Ph.D. (Rutgers)
(Spring Semester)

*Roman Utkin, Assistant Professor of Russian Studies
B.A., M.A. (Kazan State University, Russia), M.Phil., Ph.D. (expected) (Yale)

Heather K. Ward, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., M.S. (University of California, San Diego), Ph.D. (University of California, Los Angeles)
(Spring Semester) 

Caroline A. Weist, Visiting Assistant Professor of German Studies
B.A. (University of Richmond), Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania) 

L. Lamar Wilson, Visiting Assistant Professor of English
B.S. (Florida A&M), M.F.A. (Virginia Polytechnic and State University),  Ph.D. (expected) (UNC Charlotte)

* Tenure-track position