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    Davidson College
   
 
  Dec 11, 2017
 
 
    
2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Retired Faculty


(as of August 1, 2007)

  

 

Samuel Reid Spencer, Jr., President Emeritus of the College and Professor Emeritus of History

(1951, 1983)

    

A.B. (Davidson), M.A., Ph.D. (Harvard), L.L.D. (Davidson), L.H.D. (Oglethorpe, Queens, Bridgewater, Marymount, Hollins, Mary Baldwin), Litt.D. (Washington and Lee)

 

 

 

John W. Kuykendall, President Emeritus of the College and Samuel E. and Mary W. Thatcher Professor Emeritus of Religion

(1984, 2003)

 

B.A. (Davidson), B.D. (Union Seminary-Richmond), S.T.M. (Yale), M.A., Ph.D. (Princeton), D.D. (Hanover), L.H.D. (Wofford)

 

 

Robert F. Vagt, President Emeritus of the College

(1997, 2007)

  B.A. (Davidson), M.Div. (Duke), L.H.D. (Queens), L.L.D. (Davis & Elkins)  
 

Anthony S. Abbott, Charles A. Dana Professor Emeritus of English

(1964, 2001)

 

A.B. (Princeton), M.A., Ph.D. (Harvard)

 

 

 

Horace Alden Bryan, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry

(1955, 1992)

 

A.B. (King), Ph.D. (Tennessee)

 

 

 

John Nicholas Burnett, Maxwell Chambers Professor Emeritus of Chemistry

(1968, 1997)

 

B.A., M.S., Ph.D. (Emory)

 

 

 

Richard Clyde Burts, Jr., Registrar Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Psychology

(1961, 1985)

 

A.B. (Furman), M.A., Ed.D. (Columbia)

 

 

 

Thomas A. Cartmill, Professor Emeritus of Physical Education

(1974, 1985)

 

B.S. (Springfield), M.Ed. (Johns Hopkins)

 

 

 

John Addis Casey, Executive Director and Professor Emeritus of Information Technology

(1983, 2005)

 

B.S. (Loyola), M.S., Ph.D. (Michigan State)

 

 

Richard Cargill Cole, Virginia Lasater Irvin Professor Emeritus of English

(1961, 1993)

 

A.B. (Hamilton), M.A., Ph.D. (Yale)

 

 

 

Jean S. Cornell, Associate Professor Emerita of Speech

(1971, 1987)

 

B.A. (Ohio Wesleyan), M.S.J. (Northwestern), M.A. (Arizona)

 

 

 

Charles D. Dockery, Professor Emeritus of French

(1974, 2003)

 

B.A. (Earlham), M.A., Ph.D. (Iowa)

 

 

 

C. Earl Edmondson, Professor Emeritus of History

(1970, 2007)

 

B.A. (Mississippi College), M.A., Ph.D. (Duke)

 

 

 

James Monroe Fredericksen, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry

(1957, 1989)

 

B.S. (Richmond), Ph.D. (Virginia)

 

 

 

Dirk French, W. R. Grey Professor Emeritus of Classics

(1967, 2001)

 

A.B. (Lawrence), M.A., Ph.D. (Princeton)

 

 

 

William Francis Frey, Professor Emeritus of Physics

(1960, 1999)

 

A.B. (King), M.S., Ph.D. (Vanderbilt)

 

 

 

Ralph William Gable, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry

(1960, 1994)

 

B.S. (Texas), M.A., Ph.D. (Duke)

 

 

 

David Carroll Grant, Professor Emeritus of Biology

(1968, 2000)

 

A.B. (Wooster), Ph.D. (Yale)

 

 

 

John Gill Holland, Professor Emeritus of English

(1967, 2004)

 

A.B. (Washington & Lee), Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill)

 

 

 

Douglas Clay Houchens, Professor Emeritus of Art

(1953, 1978)

 

B.F.A., M.F.A. (Richmond Professional Institute)

 

 

 

Grant D. Jones, Charles A. Dana Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

(1985, 2003)

 

B.A. (Florida State), M.A., Ph.D. (Brandeis)

 

 

 

Robert David Kaylor, James Sprunt Professor Emeritus of Religion

(1964, 1999)

 

A.B. (Southwestern), B.D. (Louisville Seminary), Ph.D. (Duke)

 

 

 

John D. Kelton, Charles A. Dana Professor Emeritus of Psychology

(1959, 1997)

 

B.S. (Davidson), Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill)

 

 

 

Donald L. Kimmel, Jr., Professor Emeritus of Biology

(1971, 2000)

 

A.B. (Swarthmore), M.D. (Temple), Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins)

 

 

 

Lunsford Richardson King, Richardson Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

(1964, 2002)

 

B.S. (Davidson), Ph.D. (Duke)

 

 

 

George Labban, Jr., W. R. Grey Professor Emeritus of Classical Studies

(1952, 1984)

 

A.B., M.A., Ph.D. (Texas)

 

 

 

Malcolm Lester, Charles A. Dana Professor Emeritus of History

(1959, 1989)

 

A.B. (Mercer), M.A., Ph.D. (Virginia) (Deceased March 9, 2008)

 

 

 

Glenn Carlos Lindsey, Professor Emeritus of Economics

(1958, 1998)

 

B.B.A., M.B.A. (Georgia)

 

 

 

Samuel Dow Maloney, James Sprunt Professor Emeritus of Religion and Philosophy

(1954, 1994)

 

A.B. (Davidson), B.D., Th.M., Th.D. (Union Seminary-Richmond)

 

 

 

Robert John Manning, Charles A. Dana Professor Emeritus of Physics and Humanities

(1968, 2005)

 

A.B. (Gettysburg), M.S., Ph.D. (Virginia)

 

 

 

Robert E. Maydole, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy

(1974, 2005)

 

B.S. (St. Joseph's), Ph.D. (Boston University)

 

 

 

Winfred Pleasants Minter, Professor Emeritus of Political Science

(1957, 1981)

 

B.S., M.S. (Virginia Polytechnic), Ph.D. (Chicago)

 

 

 

Martha R. McAlister, Lecturer Emerita in Speech

(1987, 2003)

 

B.S. (Northwestern), M.A. (UNC Greensboro)

 

 

Alexander Jeffrey McKelway, Paul B. Freeland Professor Emeritus of Religion

(1965, 1998)

 

A.B. (Davidson), B.A. (Princeton Seminary), Th.D. (Basel)

 

 

 

C. Louise Nelson, Professor Emerita of Economics

(1964, 1988)

 

B.S., Ph.D. (UNC Chapel Hill)

 

 

 

Leland Madison Park, Director Emeritus of the Davidson College Library

(1967, 2006)

 

A.B. (Davidson), M.Ln. (Emory), Adv. M. in L.S., Ph.D. (Florida State)

 

 

 

Malcolm Overstreet Partin, Mary Reynolds Babcock Professor Emeritus of History

(1968, 2003)

 

A.B. (UNC Chapel Hill), M.A., Ph.D. (Duke)

 

 

 

Jack R. Perry, Director Emeritus of the Dean Rusk Program in International Studies and Professor Emeritus of Political Science

(1985, 1995)

 

A.B. (Mercer), M.A., Ph.D. (Columbia)

 

 

 

Max Eugene Polley, J.W. Cannon Professor Emeritus of Religion

(1956, 1993)

 

A.B. (Albion), B.D., Ph.D. (Duke)

 

 

 

J. Harris Proctor, Charles A. Dana Professor Emeritus of Political Science

(1970, 1991)

 

A.B. (Duke), M.A. (Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy), Ph.D. (Harvard)

 

 

 

Charles Edward Ratliff, Jr., William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor Emeritus of Economics

(1947, 1992)

 

B.S. (Davidson), M.A., Ph.D. (Duke)

 

 

 

Jerry Allan Roberts, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

(1965, 1993)

 

B.E.Py., M.S., Ph.D. (North Carolina State)

 

 

 

Lakshmanan Sabaratnam, Professor Emeritus of Sociology

(1986, 2007)

 

B.A. (University of Ceylon), M.A., Ph.D. (University of Washington)

 

 

 

Janet Harrison Shannon, Associate Professor Emerita of Sociology

(1990, 1996)

 

B.S. (Saint Joseph's), M.A., Ph.D. (Temple)

 

 

 

Alan J. Singerman, Richardson Professor Emeritus of French

(1982, 2007)

 

B.A. (Ohio), M.A., Ph.D. (Indiana)

 

 

 

Junius Brutus Stroud, Richardson Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

(1960, 1994)

 

B.S. (Davidson), M.A., Ph.D. (Virginia)

 

 

 

William Holt Terry, Dean of Students Emeritus

(1962, 1994)

 

B.S. (Davidson), M.Div., D.Min. (Union Seminary-Richmond)

 

 

 

Hallam Walker, Professor Emeritus of French

(1965, 1985)

 

A.B., M.A., Ph.D. (Princeton)

 

 

 

Wilmer Hayden Welsh, Professor Emeritus of Music

(1963, 1991)

 

B.S. (Johns Hopkins), B.M., M.M., Artist's Diploma (Peabody Conservatory) (Deceased March 6, 2008)

 

 

 

Robert C. Williams, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty Emeritus and Vail Professor Emeritus of History

(1986, 2004)

 

B.A. (Wesleyan), A.M., Ph.D. (Harvard)

 

 

 

John H. Williamson, Herman Brown Professor Emeritus of Biology

(1981, 2000)

 

B.S. (North Carolina State), M.S. (Cornell), Ph.D. (University of Georgia, Athens)

 

 

 

Albert Allen Wolf, Professor Emeritus of Physics

(1965, 1991)

 

B.A., M.A. (Vanderbilt), Ph.D. (Georgia Institute of Technology)

 

 

 

Erich-Oskar Joachim Siegfried Wruck, Professor Emeritus of German

(1962, 1994)

 

A.B., M.A., Ph.D. (Rutgers)

 

 

 

T.C. Price Zimmermann, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty Emeritus and Charles A. Dana Professor Emeritus of History

(1977, 1999)

 

B.A. (Williams), B.A., M.A. (Oxford), A.M., Ph.D. (Harvard)