Oct 22, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Affairs Staff

Wendy E. Raymond, B.S. (Cornell), Ph.D. (Harvard), Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, Professor of Biology

Christopher Alexander, B.S (University of Tennessee-Chattanooga), M.S., Ph.D. (Duke), Associate Dean for International Programs, McGee Director of Dean Rusk International Studies Program and Associate Professor of Political Science
Verna M. Case, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. (Pennsylvania State), Associate Dean of Faculty and Beverly F. Dolan Professor of Biology
Patricia T. Gardner, Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs/Dean of Faculty
Leslie Marsicano, A.B., M.Div. (Duke), Associate Dean for Academic Administration
Donella Mayes, B.S. (Strayer), Research Programs Assistant for Teaching, Learning, & Research
Meredith Mumma, B.A. (Mount Holyoke), Assistant for Academic Administration
Shelley Rigger, A.B (Princeton), PhD (Harvard), Assistant Dean for Educational Policy and Brown Professor of Political Science
Meg Sawicki, B.S. (Appalachian), Assistant for International Programs

Academic Support


Frances Alexander, A.A. (More Than Conquerors College), Administrative Assistant for Medical Humanities, PreMedicine Programs and Allied Health Professions Programs
Karen Carranza Baldwick, (Gibbs College), Staff Assistant for Multicultural Affairs
Rebecca Barrow, B.A. (Monmouth College), Administrative Assistant for Educational Studies and Political Science
Mark J. Barsoum, B.S. (University of California, Davis), Ph.D. (University of California, San Diego), Director of Mathematics and Science Center and Assistant Professor of Biology
Kathy Barton, A.A. (Central Piedmont), Administrative Assistant for English
Cheryl F. Branz, Administrative Assistant for German Studies, Film & Media Studies, Sociology, Hispanic Studies, and Global Literary Theory
Anne-Marie M. Craig, B.S., (Bentley University), M.B.A. (Florida Atlantic University), Administrative Assistant for Communication Studies, Dance, Environmental Studies, and Gender and Sexuality Studies
Sarah Daniels, B.S. (Davidson), Research Technician for Psychology
Julia Z. Deal, B.S. (Duke), M.A. (Texas Tech), Curator, Visual Resources Collection
Meg DiDonato, B.A. (Saint Anselm College), Research Assistant for the Cognitive Aging Laboratory
Sue Fabros, Administrative Assistant for Physics and Chinese Studies
Keith Frye, Instrumentation Specialist for Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Psychology
Hope Greene, Administrative Assistant for Theatre
Elizabeth Harry, B.A. (Davidson), Assistant Art Gallery Director
Bryan Hauser, B.S. (UNC Wilmington), Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill), Teaching Assistant in Biology
Sherrie P. Hooshmand, B.S. (Tehran University), Chemistry Lab Inventory Manager
Ashley Hughes, B.A. (Davidson), Promotion and Production Fellow for Theatre
Jenny Ingraham, B.P.S. (The Culinary Institute of America), Administrative Assistant for Biology
Eric Keith, B.B.A. (Methodist University), Director of Music Production
Brenda Pitts King, Administrative Assistant for Art
Amber MacIntyre, B.A. (North Carolina State), M.A. (UNC Charlotte), Administrative Assistant for Premedical and Allied Health Professions Program
Charlotte Magee, B.S. (Washington and Lee), Research Technician for the Psychopharmacology Lab
Lee J. Maiorano, B.S. (Pace University), Chemistry Department Lab Manager
Peggy C. Maiorano, B.S. (Clemson), M.S. (UNC Charlotte), Teaching Assistant for Biology
Melanie J. McAlpine, B.A. (Meredith), Administrative Assistant for Arab Studies, Classics, French and Francophone Studies, Religion and Self Instructional Languages
Malcolm Moses-Hampton, B.S. (Davidson), Research Technician for Psychology
Rachael Murdock, B.A. (Queens), M.A. (DePaul), Administrative Assistant for Psychology and Neuroscience
Sherry Nelson, B.A., M.E. (UNC Charlotte), Director, Davidson Arts and Creative Engagement
Lia R. Newman, B.A. (Winthrop), M.A. (Duke), Director and Curator, Van Every/Smith Art Gallery
Kathryn Perez, B.A. (University of Mississippi), M.S., M.A. (The University of Alabama), Administrative Assistant for English Creative Writing Program
Roslyn Pozega, Administrative Assistant for Economics
Neil James Reda, B.A. (Virginia Wesleyan College), M.F.A. (Virginia Commonwealth University), Technical Director for Theatre
Andrea Robinson, B.A. (UNC Wilmington), M.A. (College of William and Mary), Ph.D. (Dartmouth College), Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow
Josh Sacco, B.S. (St. Lawrence University), Recording Engineer/Digital Music Lab Technician
David Sackett, M.F.A. (Temple University), Art Department Technician
Jessica Spillman, B.A. (UNC Charlotte), M.A. (University of Illinois at Springfield), Biology/Environmental Studies Lab Manager (Non-majors and field labs)
Christine Tabor, B.A. (Adrian College), Administrative Assistant for Music and Humanities
Meagan Thomas, B.S. (Townson University), M.S. (Eastern Illinois University), Teaching Assistant for Biology/Psychology
Nick Upright, B.S (Davidson College), Research Technician for the Behavioral Neuroscience Laboratory
Vanessa Victor, A.S. (Fisher College), Administrative Assistant for Anthropology, Mathematics and Computer Science, Philosophy and Russian Studies
Lee Veltri, B.A. (Carnegie-Mellon University), Administrative Assistant for History, Latin American Studies and South Asian Studies and AP Summer Institute Coordinator
Annie Wadman, B.A. (Davidson), M.B.A. (University of Cincinnati), M.A. (University of Cincinnati), Producer and Lecturer in Theatre
Elizabeth White, Administrative Assistant for Africana Studies, Digital Studies, The Writing Program and The Writing Center
Maryam Witte, B.S. (Davidson), Research Technician for Psychology
Alexis Yates, Administrative Assistant for Chemistry
Johanna Ziegler, A.S. (Palomar College), RLATG, Technician for Biology/Psychology

Center for Interdisciplinary Studies

Eriberto Lozada, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (Harvard), Director

Kathryn Perez, B.A. (University of Mississippi), M.S., M.A. (The University of Alabama), Program Assistant

Center for Teaching, Learning and Research

Verna M. Case, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. (Pennsylvania State), Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning and Research and Beverly F. Dolan Professor of Biology

Ann Fletcher, B.S. (Indiana), Administrative Assistant for the John Crosland, Jr. Center for Teaching and Learning

Dean Rusk International Studies Program

Christopher Alexander, B.S. (University of Tennessee, Chattanooga), M.S., Ph.D. (Duke), Associate Dean for International Programs, McGee Director of Dean Rusk International Studies Program, and Associate Professor of Political Science


Bea Cornett, B.A. (Longwood University), M.S.Ed. (Old Dominion University), International Student Adviser
Abbie Naglosky, Assistant Director of Study Abroad
Evan Owen, Study Abroad Counselor
Naomi Otterness, B.A. (University of Florida), M.L.A. (UNC-Asheville), Director Study Abroad
Carol Sandke, B.A. (UNC Charlotte), Assistant for Study Abroad and International Student Offices
Meg Sawicki, B.S. (Appalachian), Assistant for International Programs

Graduate Fellowships

Ted Ogaldez, B.S. (Tuskegee), M.S. (Alcorn State), Ph.D. (Colorado State), Director

Kathryn Perez, B.A. (University of Mississippi), M.S., M.A. (The University of Alabama), Program Assistant

Grants and Contracts                                                                                           

Mary W. Muchane, B.S. (Nairobi), M.S. (University of Sheffield), Ph.D. (Duke), Director


LuAnne G. Sledge, B.S. (UNC Charlotte), Grants Accountant
Janet M. Werner, B.S. (University of Florida), M.B.A. (Nova Southeastern University), Grants Research Specialist
Beverly Winecoff, Grants Assistant

Information Technology Services

Raechelle Clemmons, B.A. (California State University, East Bay), Chief Information Officer


Debbie Alford, Senior User Success Consultant
Carl Bandy, B.S. (Purdue), Project Manager
Nancy A. Bandy, B.S. (Purdue), Systems Administrator
Michael Barth, B.S. (UNC Charlotte) M.S. (UNC Charlotte), Relationship & Project Manager, Administrative Portfolio
Jaimie Beatty, B.S. (Lenoir-Rhyne), Applications Team Lead and Senior Database Administrator
Paul Brantley, B.S. (Cornell), M.B.A. (Boston University), User Success Consultant
Selah Bunzey, A.A.S. (Central Piedmont C.C.), Senior Enterprise Applications Programmer Analyst
Kevin D. Cauble, B.A. (UNC Charlotte), Senior Business Intelligence Programmer Analyst
Nic Cox, User Success Consultant
Abigail Creasy, B.A. (UNC Chapel Hill), Database Administrator
Kevin Davis, A.B. (Harvard), M.B.A. (Boston University), Deputy CIO & Director, Core Services
Paula Doe. B.A. (University of Massachusetts Lowell), User Success Consultant
Donna Enroth, Budget and Procurement Manager
Kristen Eshleman, B.A. (UNC Chapel Hill), M.S. (London School of Economics), Director, Digital Innovation
Julie Goff, B.A. (Davidson), J.D. (Charlotte School of Law), Director, Engagement
Andre Hopson, A.A. (Living Arts College), User Success Consultant
Kyosung Koo, B.S. (Samchok National), M.A. (Murray State), Ph.D. (University of Iowa), Instructional Designer, Digital Humanities
Erik LaRuffa, B.S. (Queens), M.S. (Lesley University), User Success Consultant
Robert H. Lee, B.S. (Davidson), Senior Network Administrator
Hannah Levinson, B.A. (UNC Charlotte), M.A. (UNC Charlotte), Director of Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Brian J. Little, B.A. (North Carolina State), Instructional Designer, Maker Education
Daniel Lynds, B.F.A. (Concordia University), M. Ed. Tech. (University of Southern Queensland), Instructional Designer, Quantitative Applications
John L. McCann, B.S. (University of Alabama), Manager, User Success Team
Robert McSwain, B.S. (Appalachian), Instructional Designer, Digital Media
JD Mills, B.S. (Western Governor’s University), Innovation Systems Engineer
John-Michael Murphy, B.A. (Davidson), Digital Learning & Innovation Fellow
Anne H. Pender, B.A. (Wesleyan), Desktop Systems Administrator
Don Piercy, Telecommunications Manager
Johanna Ramirez, B.S. (APEC University), M.S. (Georgia College), Senior Enterprise Applications Programmer Analyst
Neil Reda, B.A. (Virginia Wesleyan College), M.F.A. (Virginia Commonwealth University), Relationship & Project Manager, Academic Portfolio
Sundi Richard, B.A. (Amherst College), M. Ed. (Grand Canyon University), Lead Instructional Designer
John W. Robbins, Jr., B.A. (Davidson), Senior Systems Administrator
Nick Roberts, B.S. (Western Carolina), Manager, Analytics & Business Intelligence
Lisa E. Smith, B.S. (Bowling Green State University), M.A. (Case Western Reserve University), Special Projects Assistant
Rachel Stewart, B.A. (Davidson), Relationship & Communication Manager
Diane P. Stirling, User Success Consultant
Francisco Vasquez, B.S. (University of Lima, San Ignacio de Loyola, Peru), A.E.C. (College Ahuntsic, QC, Canada), Web Applications Programmer Analyst
Andy Voelker, B.S.B.A (Western Carolina), Infrastructure Team Lead and Network Administrator
Sandy Wierman, A.A.S. (Central Piedmont CC), B.A. (Sweet Briar), Enterprise Applications Programmer Analyst
David P. Wright, B.S., M.S. (UNC Charlotte), Senior Enterprise Applications Programmer Analyst

July Experience

Leah Hoffman, B.A., M.Counseling (UNC Charlotte), Acting Director


Maygan Olsen-Malone, B.A. (Biola University), Program Assistant



Gillian S. Gremmels, B.A. (Wartburg), M.L.S. (Maryland), The Leland M. Park Director of the Davidson College Library)


Alison Bradley, BA (McGill University), M.S.L.S. (UNC Chapel Hill), Collection Development Librarian and Liaison Coordinator.
Sharon H. Byrd, A.B. (Pfeiffer), M.S.L.S. (UNC Chapel Hill), Special Collections Outreach Librarian
Kelly Denzer, MA (University of St. Thomas, MLIS (UNC Greensboro, Electronic Resource Librarian
Cara Evanson, B.A. (Gustavus Adolphus), M.L.S. (Wisconsin-Madison), Information Literacy Librarian
Michael D. Forney, Building Service Worker
Paul Go, BA (University of Notre Dame), MLIS (Dominican University), Assistant Director for Library Technology and Metadata
Joseph Gutekanst, Interlibrary Loan Coordinator
Jon M. Hill, B.F.A. (Marshall), M.M. (Illinois State), M.A. (Appalachian), Music Library Manager
Patricia J. Johnson, B.S. (Georgia Southern), Acquisitions Assistant
Susan M. Kerr, B.A., M.S.L.S. (UNC Chapel Hill), Systems Librarian
DebbieLee Landi, B.A. History (Rutgers University), M.A. History (University of Mississippi-Oxford),    M.L.I.S. (University of British Columbia - Vancouver), College Archivist and Records Management Coordinator
Jeremy A. Martin, B.S., (Gardner-Webb), Client Services Manager
Sanford Jackson Radcliffe, B.S. (Appalachian), Evening Circulation Supervisor
Kim E. Sanderson, B.A. (Florida International), M.S.L.S. (UNC Chapel Hill), Cataloging and Metadata Librarian
Denise B. Sherrill, B.S. (Western Carolina), Assistant Director for Facilities, Finance, and Operations
Alice G. Sloop, B.A. (Berea), Library Staff Assistant
James Q. Sponsel, B.A. (St. Olaf College), M.L.I.S. (Simmons College), Information Literacy Librarian
Sara Gillespie Swanson, B.A. (College of the Holy Cross), M.A. (University of Chicago), M.L.I.S. (University of Pittsburgh), Assistant Director for Research, Teaching and Collections
Denise Torrence, Building Service Worker
Kapil Vasudev, B.A. (UNC Chapel Hill), Library Collections Assistant​
Mittie C. Wally, Serials Assistant

Military Science

Captain Luis Sanchez, Military Science Instructor


Angie B. Dewberry, B.A. (Davidson), M.A. (Virginia Commonwealth), Registrar

Debra D. Brannon, Administrative Assistant
Nancy Y. Dickens, Administrative Assistant
Marc A. Jacobsen, B.S.C. (University of Miami), M.Ed. (University of South Carolina), Assistant Registrar for Systems
Marcia S. Stoutjesdyk, B.B.A. (Davenport), Associate Registrar

Vann Center for Ethics

 David Perry, B.A. (Pacific Lutheran), A.M.Div., Ph.D. (Chicago), Director

 Amber MacIntyre, B.A. (North Carolina State), M.A. (UNC Charlotte), Program Assistant