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Instructor assisting student on the computer
Nursing student with Sim man

College Catalog

Faculty

DENNIS ADAMS—Professor/Dean
Instructional Services
B.S. in Mathematics, Bowling Green State University
M.A. in Educational Administration, University of Alabama
Ph.D. in Secondary Education, University of Alabama

Kathleen Affholter —Assistant Professor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Geology, University of New Mexico
M.S. in Geology, University of New Mexico
Ph.D. in Geological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

LUCINDA ALEXANDER—Associate Professor
Business and Computer Technology
B.A. in Liberal Arts, University of Tennessee
M.B.A., University of Tennessee

BRENDA AMMONS—Associate Professor
Mathematics
B.S. in Education, University of Tennessee
M.S., Auburn University
Master of Mathematics, University of Tennessee

CHARLES ANDERSON—Professor
Liberal Arts
A.A. in Liberal Arts, Triton College
B.A. in Philosophy, Western Illinois University
M.A. in Psychology, University of Tennessee
M.L.S., University of Illinois
Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Illinois

CRAIG ANDERSON—Instructor/Program Coordinator, ESL
Transitional Studies
B.A. in Foreign Languages: Japanese, Portland State University
M.A. in Teaching English to Others, Portland State University

GREGORY ARMOUR—Instructor
Engineering and Media Technologies
Bachelor of Arts, Columbia College of Chicago
Master of Architecture, University of Illinois

CYNTHIA ARNOLD—Associate Professor
Business and Computer Technology
B.S. in Liberal Arts, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Computer Science,Vanderbilt University

MINOO ASKARI—Assistant Professor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Biology, Worcester State College
M.S. in Biological Science, University of Lowell
Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences, University of Tennessee

Robert Baird —Assistant Professor
English
B.A. in English, University of Tennessee
B.A. in Religious Studies, University of Tennessee
M.A. in English, University of Tennessee

RICHARD BARBER—Associate Professor
Business and Computer Technology
B.S. in Industrial Management, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Computer Science, University of Tennessee

TYRA BARRETT—Associate Professor/Program Coordinator, Business Administration
Business and Computer Technology
B.A. in Economics, University of Tennessee
M.A. in Economics, University of Tennessee

REZA BASIRI—Associate Professor
Mathematics
B.A. in Physics, Georgetown College
B.S. in Business Administration and Economics, Georgetown College
M.S. in Mathematics, Eastern Kentucky University

KRISTEN BASS—Instructor/Librarian
Library Services
A.B. in English, University of Georgia
M.L.I.S., University of Pittsburgh

ROXANA BEACH—Assistant Professor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.A. in Biological Sciences, University of California
M.S. in Education, Long Island University

MORVARID BEJNOOD—Instructor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Biochemistry, University Pierre et Marie Curie
M.S. in Biochemistry, University Pierre et Marie Curie
A.M.D. in Physiology of Reproduction, University of Paris
Ph.D. in Life Sciences, University of Tennessee

SAEED BEJNOOD—Professor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Oklahoma
M.S. in Mathematics, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee

WENDY BENNETT-TURNER—Associate Professor
Liberal Arts
B.A. in Psychology, University of Tennessee
B.A. in Spanish, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Education, University of Tennessee

BECKY BLACKWELL—Associate Professor
Mathematics
A.S. in Mathematics, Greenville Technical College
B.S. in Mathematics, University of South Carolina
M.Ed. in Community and Occupational Programs in Education, University of
South Carolina

VICTOR BLOCHER—Associate Professor
Liberal Arts
A.A. in Business, Green River Community College
B.S. in Public Relations, Weber State College
M.A. in Speech and Communications, Brigham Young University

LISA BOGATY—Associate Professor
Business and Computer Technology
B.S. in Business Administration, University of Tennessee
M.B.A., University of Tennessee

ASHLEY BOONE—Associate Professor
Mathematics
B.S. in Mathematics, West Virginia Wesleyan College
M.A. in Mathematics, Appalachian State University

RICK BOWER—Professor/Librarian
Library Services
B.S. in Education, Illinois State University
M.S. in Education, Illinois State University
M.L.S., University of Tennessee

ROBERT BOYD—Associate Professor
English
A.D. in General Studies, Queens College
B.A. in English, Queens College
M.A. in Teaching of English, Columbia University

L. WILLIAM BREWER—Associate Professor/Program Coordinator, Music
Liberal Arts
Bachelor of Music, Carson-Newman College
Master of Music, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

JENNIFER BRICKEY—Instructor
Liberal Arts
B.F.A. in Studio Art, University of Tennessee
M.F.A. in Studio Art, Maryland Institute College of Art

RON BRIDGES—Associate Professor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Biology, Florida Southern College
M.S. in Biology Education, Troy State University
M.S. in Chemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology

CARMEN BROWN—Instructor/Program Coordinator, Learning Support English
Transitional Studies
B.A. in Communications, Carson-Newman College
M.S. in Teacher Education, University of Tennessee

DARNETA BROWN—Associate Professor
Nursing
B.S. in Education, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Nursing, University of Tennessee

DAVID BROWN—Professor
Business and Computer Technology
B.S. in Computer Science, East Tennessee State University
M.S. in Computer Science, University of Tennessee
Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Tennessee

REGINA BUCKLEY—Associate Professor/Program Coordinator, Administrative
Professional Technology
Business and Computer Technology
B.S. in Business Education, Mississippi State University
M.Ed. in Business Education, Mississippi State University

BETTY BUMGARNER —Assistant Professor
Transitional Studies
B.S. in Liberal Arts, University of Tennessee
M.S. in English, University of Tennessee

SHARON BURLINGAME—Associate Professor
Business and Computer Technology
B.S. in Computer and Information Science, Oakland University
M.S. in Computer Science, Michigan State University
M.Ed. in Mathematics, Rivier College

JERRY BURNS—Professor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.A. in Chemistry, Carson-Newman College
Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Tennessee

CAROLYN BUTTRAM—Instructor
Liberal Arts
B.A. in Speech Communication, University of Tennessee
M.A. in Speech Communications, University of Georgia

KATHRYN BYRD—Associate Professor/Dean
English
B.A. in English Education, University of Tennessee
M.A. in English, University of Tennessee

CHARLES CARDWELL—Associate Professor/Program Coordinator, Humanities
Liberal Arts
B.A. in Philosophy, Kansas State University
B.S. in Physics, Kansas State University
M.A. in Philosophy, University of Rochester
Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Rochester

DAVID CARTER—Associate Professor
Mathematics
B.A.T. in Mathematics, Sam Houston State University
M.A. in Mathematics, Sam Houston State University

SUSAN CHILDRESS—Instructor
Liberal Arts
A.A., Glendale Community College
B.A. in Organizational Communication, California State University
M.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies, California State University

MARGARET CHOKA—Professor
Liberal Arts
B.A. in Sociology, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Social Science, University of Tennessee
Ph.D. in Education, University of Tennessee

CATHY CLAY—Associate Professor/Program Coordinator, Study Skills
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Physical Education, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Physical Education, University of Tennessee

ARLENE CLEVELAND—Professor/Program Coordinator, Paralegal Studies
Business and Computer Technology
B.A. in English, Tennessee Wesleyan College
J.D. in Law, University of Tennessee

KAREN CORNELL—Professor/Librarian
Library Services
B.S. in Home Economics, Purdue University
M.L.S., University of Tennessee

GEORGE COX—Professor/Program Coordinator, Civil Engineering
Engineering and Media Technologies
B.S. in Civil Engineering, Michigan Technological University
M.S.E. in General Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
M.S. in Industrial Education, Western Michigan University

TONY CROSSLAND—Associate Professor
Mathematics
B.S. in Mathematics, University of Alabama
M.A. in Mathematics, University of Alabama

ROGER CROWE—Associate Professor
Business and Computer Technology
B.S. in Business Management, Tennessee Technological University
M.Ed. in Educational Administration, East Tennessee State University

CHRISTOPHER CULLITON—Instructor
Transitional Studies
A.A., Harper College
B.S. in Media Studies, Northern Illinois University
M.S. in Teacher Education, University of Tennessee

CHRISTIE CUNNINGHAM—Instructor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Psychology, Lincoln Memorial University
M.S. in Psychology, University of Tennessee

BETTY DAHL—Professor/Program Coordinator, Social Sciences
Liberal Arts
B.A. in Sociology, Mississippi State University
M.A. in Sociology, Mississippi State University
Ph.D. in Sociology, Mississippi State University

WILLIAM DAVIS—Associate Professor
Engineering and Media Technologies
B.S. in Architecture, University of Tennessee

LAWANA DAY—Professor
English
B.A. in English Education, West Texas State University
M.A. in English, West Texas State University
Ph.D. in English, University of Tennessee

DIANN DEJULIA—Instructor
Transitional Studies
B.A. in Mathematics, St. John’s University
M.S. in Mathematics Education, Long Island University

CYNTHIA DEMPSTER—Associate Professor/Dean
Business and Computer Technology
B.S. in Business Administration, University of Tennessee
M.A. in Business Education, University of Tennessee

CANDICE DENDY—Associate Professor
Transitional Studies
B.A. in Secondary Education English, Tennessee Technological University
M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction–Reading, Tennessee Technological University

MELANIE DOSS—Assistant Professor
Engineering and Media Technologies
B.S. in Interior Design, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Interior Design, University of Tennessee

TRENT EADES—Assistant Professor
English
B.S. in News Writing/Editorial, University of North Texas
M.A. in English, University of North Texas

JOAN EASTERLY—Professor
Liberal Arts
B.A. in French and English, Vanderbilt University
M.A. in French, University of Tennessee
M.A. in French, Vanderbilt University
Ph.D. in French, Vanderbilt University

JUDY EDDY—Associate Professor
English
B.A. in Elementary Education, Baylor University
M.S. in Education, Baylor University

LINDA ELLAMS—Associate Professor
Business and Computer Technology
B.S. in Business Administration, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Business Education, University of Tennessee

JARRED ELROD—Instructor
Engineering and Media Technologies
M.F.A. in Art and Graphic Design, University of Tennessee
B.F.A. in Studio Art and Graphic Design, West Texas A&M University

KURT ESLICK—Assistant Professor
Engineering and Media Technologies
M.F.A. in Art, Ohio State University
Bachelor of Music, North Carolina School of the Arts

SUZANNE ETHERIDGE—Instructor/Curriculum Coordinator, Learning Support Mathematics
Transitional Studies
B.S. in Math, Secondary Education, Belmont College
M.M. in Mathematics, University of Tennessee

Wiliam (biff) Farrell —Associate Professor/Program Coordinator, Video Production Technology
Engineering and Media Technologies
B.A. in English, Appalachian State University
M.A. in Educational Media, Appalachian State University

ALLEN FARVIN—Professor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Physics, Isfahan University
M.S. in Engineering Sciences and Mechanics, Tennessee Technological University
Ph.D. in Engineering Mechanics, Tennessee Technological University

JUDITH FETHE—Associate Professor/Program Coordinator
Mathematics
B.S. in Mathematics Education, University of Tennessee
Master of Mathematics, University of Tennessee

DAVID FEY—Instructor
Mathematics
M.S. in Mathematics, University of Houston
Master of Management, Northwestern University
B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Rice University

Alex Fitzner —Assistant Professor
English
B.A. in English, University of North Carolina
M.A. in English, University of Georgia

HARRIET-LYNN FORD—Associate Professor
Transitional Studies
B.A. in English Education, Central State University
M.A. in English, Central State University

JONATHAN FOWLER—Professor/Dean
Liberal Arts
B.A. in History, Furman University
M.A. in History, Clemson University
Ph.D. in History, University of Tennessee

EDWARD FRANCISCO—Professor
English
B.A. in English, University of Tennessee
M.A. in English, University of Tennessee

MARK FUENTES—Associate Professor
Business and Computer Technology
B.S. in Accounting, Fairleigh Dickinson University
Master of Accountancy in Accounting, University of Tennessee

TERESA FULCHER—Associate Professor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Biology, Middle Tennessee State University
M.S. in Biology, Middle Tennessee State University

THOMAS GADDIS—Professor/Program Coordinator, Hospitality and Culinary Arts
Business and Computer Technology
B.S. in Business Administration, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Food Service and Lodging Administration, University of Tennessee
Ph.D. in Human Ecology, University of Tennessee

RAMZI GHEZAWI—Professor
Engineering and Media Technologies
B.A. in Political Science, University of Tennessee
M.S.P. in Urban Planning, University of Tennessee
Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, University of Tennessee

Sami Ghezawi —Associate Professor
Engineering and Media Technologies
B.S. in Civil Engineering, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Civil Engineering, University of Tennessee
Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, University of Tennessee

INES GIBSON—Instructor
Transitional Studies
B.A. in English Language and Literature, University of Maryland
M.A. in English, Pennsylvania State University
M.S. in Education, Long Island University

TERRY GIBSON—Instructor
Transitional Studies
M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction, Tennessee Technological University
M.S. in Mathematics, Middle Tennessee State University

DAVID GILBERT—Associate Professor/Program Coordinator, Communication Graphics Technology
Engineering and Media Technologies
B.F.A. in Communication Design, University of Tennessee

DOROTHY DONALDSON GILES—Associate Professor
Liberal Arts
B.A. in Theatre, University of Minnesota
M.A. in Acting and Children’s Theatre, Trinity University
M.F.A. in Acting and Directing, University of Georgia

SYDNEY GINGROW—Associate Professor
English
B.A. in English, University of Tennessee
M.S. in English Education, University of Tennessee

RACHEL GLAZENER—Instructor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Chemistry, Winthrop University
M.S. in Organic Chemistry, University of Tennessee

LARRY GOINS—Professor/Dean
Nursing
B.S. in Nursing, Tennessee Technological University
Ed.S. in Instructional Leadership, Tennessee Technological University
M.S. in Nursing–Administration, Andrews University
D.E. in Educational Leadership, Argosy University

RONALD GOODRICH—Assistant Professor/
Program Coordinator, Photography
Engineering and Media Technologies
B.S. in Engineering, Cornell University
M.A. in Photography, Syracuse University

ANNIE GRAY—Associate Professor/Program Coordinator
English
B.A. in English, Troy State University
M.A. in English, Tennessee State University
Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and Research, University of Tennessee

JACOB HAMRIC—Instructor
Liberal Arts
A.A., Henry Ford Community College
A.S., Henry Ford Community College
B.A. in History, Eastern Michigan University
M.A. in History, Eastern Michigan University

ANA HANSEN—Associate Professor
Liberal Arts
B.A. in Personnel Administration, Instituto Antonio José de Sucre
M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Tennessee

TERRY HANSEN—Associate Professor
Liberal Arts
B.A. in Spanish, Utah State University
M.A. in Languages and Literature, University of Utah

Marilyn Harper —Associate Professor
Liberal Arts
B.A. in Spanish, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Education II, University of Tennessee

JULES HARRIS—Instructor
Liberal Arts
B.A. in Foreign Languages, Spanish, University of Memphis
M.A. in Romance Languages, Spanish, University of Memphis

VIDA HASHEMIAN—Professor
Engineering and Media Technologies
B.F.A. in Graphic Design, University of Southwest Louisiana
M.F.A. in Graphic Design, University of San Francisco

MARGARET HINKLE—Assistant Professor
Liberal Arts
B.A. in Music, Lee College
Master of Music, University of Tennessee

DARLENE INGRAM—Assistant Professor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Biology and Chemistry, Kentucky Wesleyan College
M.S. in Chemistry, University of Louisville
Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Louisville

JOY INGRAM—Associate Professor
Liberal Arts
A.A., General, Roane State Community College
A.A.S. in Nursing, Roane State Community College
B.A. in Liberal Arts, University of Tennessee
M.A. in History, University of Tennessee

JOAN JACKSON—Associate Professor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Physical Education, Hampton Institute
M.S. in Physical Education, Pennsylvania State University

PHYLLIS JEAN JACKSON—Professor/Librarian
Library Services
B.A. in History, Clinch Valley College
M.S. in Library Science, Catholic University of America

ROBERT JACKSON—Associate Professor
Mathematics
Associate of Arts, Florida Community College
B.S. in Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida
M.S. in Teaching Mathematics, University of Florida

MARGARET ANN JEFFRIES—Professor/Dean
Engineering and Media Technologies
B.S. in Interior Design, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Interior Design, University of Tennessee
Ph.D. in Human Ecology, University of Tennessee

MARGARET JENKINS—Associate Professor
English
B.A. in English, University of Tennessee
M.A. in English, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Physical Education, University of Tennessee

Sue Ann Jones —Assistant Professor
Mathematics
B.S. in Chemical Engineering, University of Tennessee
M.A in Education, New Mexico State University

NANCY Ellen Keene —Professor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Biology, Central State College
M.Ed. in Physical Education, Texas A&M University
Ph.D. in Ecology, University of Tennessee

JAMES KELLEY—Professor/Dean
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Biology, Carson-Newman College
M.S. in Biology, East Tennessee State University
Ph.D. in Zoology, Clemson University

David Key —Assistant Professor
Liberal Arts
B.A. in History, University of Tennessee
M.A. in History, East Tennessee State University

DONNELL KING—Associate Professor
Liberal Arts
B.A. in Communications, Freed-Hardeman University
M.S. in Communications, University of Tennessee

MAE JEAN KING—Associate Professor
Business and Computer Technology
B.S. in Business Administration, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Technological and Adult Education, University of Tennessee

Yolanda KIRKPATRICK—Associate Professor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Biology, Austin Peay State University
M.S. in Microbiology, University of Tennessee

MARY KOCAK—Professor
Engineering and Media Technologies
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina State University
Licensed Professional Engineer

ANN KRONK—Associate Professor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.A. in Biology, Hardin-Simmons University
M.S. in Ecology, University of Tennessee
Ph.D. in Ecology, University of Tennessee

JONATHAN LAMB—Associate Professor
Mathematics
B.S. in Mathematics, Milligan College
Master of Mathematics, University of Tennessee

AMY LAVELLE—Instructor
Business and Computer Technology
B.S. in Exercise Science, Furman University
Master of Public Health, University of South Carolina

SUE NGHEE LEE—Assistant Professor
Mathematics
B.S. in Physics, Korea University
M.E. in Physics, Korea University
Ph.D. in Physics, Kansas State University

SALLY LIGHTER—Instructor/Internship Coordinator, Internship Programs
Business and Computer Technology
B.S., Saint Louis University
J.D. in Law, University of Tennessee

ROBERT LLOYD—Instructor
English
B.A. in English Literature, University of New Hampshire
M.A. in English, University of New Hampshire

JEFF REY LOCKETT—Professor/Program Coordinator, Art/Theatre
Liberal Arts
B.A. in Art, Rollins College
M.F.A. in Art, University of Tennessee

BETH LONG—Associate Professor
Mathematics
B.A. in Chemistry, Youngstown State University
M.S. in Mathematics, Ohio State University

LENNA LOVETTE—Instructor
Engineering and Media Technologies
A.A.S. in Video Production Technology, Pellissippi State Community College
B.S. in English, University of Tennessee

MICHAEL LUSK—Professor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Psychology, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Family Studies, University of Tennessee
Ph.D. in Technical Education, University of Tennessee

CAROL LUTHER—Professor
English
B.A. in English, Emory and Henry College
M.A. in English, Vanderbilt University
Ph.D. in English, Emory University

TARA LYNN—Instructor
English
B.A. in Psychology, Lipscomb University
M.A. in English, Abilene Christian University

ANITA MADDOX—Associate Professor/Program Coordinator, Speech
Liberal Arts
A.A. in Liberal Arts, Hiwassee College
B.S. in English, Middle Tennessee State University
M.A. in Speech and Theatre, University of Tennessee

CARL MALLETTE—Professor/Program Coordinator, Electrical Engineering
Engineering and Media Technologies
B.A.S. in Electronics Engineering Technology, Troy State University
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Mississippi State University
M.B.A. in Aviation, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
M.S. in Education II, University of Tennessee

KIM MARTIN—Instructor
Transitional Studies
B.S. in Mathematics, East Tennessee State University
M.M. in Mathematics, University of Tennessee

EMMETT MASHBURN—Instructor
Liberal Arts
B.B.A. in Accounting, University of Georgia
M.A. in Philosophy, University of Tennessee
Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Tennessee

JOHN MAY—Instructor
Engineering and Media Technologies
B.A. in Art, Lincoln Memorial University

ELIZABETH MCCOWAN—Associate Professor
Business and Computer Technology
B.S. in Nursing, University of Tennessee
B.A. in History, University of Tennessee
J.D. in Law, University of Tennessee

MARGARET MCCRARY—Instructor
Transitional Studies
B.A. in English, Emporia State University
M.A. in English, Emporia State University

ANTHONETTE MCDANIEL—Professor/Program Coordinator, History and Political Science
Liberal Arts
B.A. in History, Bridgewater College
M.A. in History, James Madison University
Ph.D. in History, University of Tennessee

SUSAN MCMAHON—Professor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Biology, East Tennessee State University
M.S. in Biology, East Tennessee State University
Ph.D. in Microbiology, Pennsylvania State University

NINA MCPHERSON—Professor/Librarian
Library Services
B.A. in History, Arkansas State University
M.S. in Library Science, Florida State University

MARTHA MERRILL—Professor/Program Coordinator, Web Technology
Engineering and Media Technologies
B.A. in Individual Directions, Carson-Newman College
M.S. in Technological and Adult Education, University of Tennessee
Ed.D. in Education, University of Tennessee

DEANNE MICHAELSON—Associate Professor
Business and Computer Technology
B.S. in Accounting, University of Tennessee
Master of Accounting, University of Tennessee
Certified Public Accountant

CHARLES MILLER—Professor
Liberal Arts
B.F.A. in Theatre, University of Idaho
M.F.A. in Theatre/Directing, Southern Methodist University

CHRISTOPHER MILNE—Professor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Biology, Lycoming College
M.S. in Plant and Soil Science, University of Tennessee
Ph.D. in Plant and Soil Science, University of Tennessee

MICHAEL MINIC—Assistant Professor
Mathematics
B.S. in Mathematics, Middle Tennessee State University
M.S. in Mathematics, Middle Tennessee State University

MARY MONROE-ELLIS—Professor/Dean
Transitional Studies
B.S. in Mathematics Education, University of Tennessee
M.Ed. in Mathematics Education, University of Tennessee
Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Tennessee

Nicholas Morgan —Assistant Professor
English
B.A. in Psychology, University of Tennessee
M.F.A. in Creative Writing, University of Houston

STEPHANIE MORRIS—Associate Professor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Chemistry, Florida State University
M.S. in Chemistry, University of Tennessee

BRITTANY MOSBY—Instructor
Liberal Arts
B.S. in Mathematics, Spelman College
M.S. in Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University

TERESA MYERS—Associate Professor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Psychology, Carson-Newman College
M.S. in Special Education, University of Tennessee

LAXMAN NATHAWAT—Associate Professor
Business and Computer Technology
B.T. in Mechanical Engineering, Kakatiya University
M.S. in Computer Science, Mississippi State University

GITTI NEGAHBAN—Associate Professor
Business and Computer Technology
B.A. in Economics, National University of Iran
M.S. in Computer Science, State University of New York
M.B.A., University of Scranton

MICHAEL NEGAHBAN—Associate Professor
Business and Computer Technology
B.A. in Economics, National University of Iran
M.B.A. in Management, University of Scranton
M.S. in Computer Science, State University of New York
M.S. in Engineering, Catholic University

MARY NIETLING—Associate Professor
English
B.S. in Education, University of Tennessee
M.A. in English, University of Tennessee

KEITH NORRIS—Associate Professor
English
B.A. in English, James Madison University
M.A. in English, James Madison University

RICK OSTER—Associate Professor
Business and Computer Technology
B.S. in Accounting, University of Tennessee
M.A. in Accounting, University of Tennessee
Certified Public Accountant
ELAINE OSWALD—Professor
English
B.A. in English, Open University
M.A. in English, University of Tennessee
Ph.D. in English, University of Tennessee

JULIUS OYIER—Instructor
Mathematics
B.A. in Mathematics, University of Nairobi
M.S. in Mathematical Sciences, Tennessee State University
M.S. in Mathematics, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Management Science, University of Tennessee

MARILYN PALATINUS—Associate Professor/Program Coordinator, Foreign Languages
Liberal Arts
B.A. in Spanish, Colby College
M.A. in Spanish, University of Florida

RICHARD PATTON—Associate Professor
English
B.A. in English and Mathematics, Adrian College
M.A. in English, University of Tennessee

GARRY PENNYCUF —Associate Professor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Education, Bowling Green State University
M.S. in Chemistry, Middle Tennessee State University

DENISE PENZKOFER—Associate Professor/Program Coordinator, COLL 1500 (College Success)
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
A.S. in General Education, Montreat-Anderson College
B.A. in Physical Education, Maryville College
M.S. in Exercise Physiology, University of Tennessee

NANCY PEVEY—Associate Professor
Mathematics
B.S. in Education, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Mathematics, University of Tennessee
Master of Education, University of South Carolina

BARBARA PHARR—Instructor
English
B.A. in English, Baylor University
M.A. in English, Baylor University

PATRICIA ANN PRESTON—Professor
Mathematics
B.S. in Education, University of Tennessee
Master of Mathematics, University of Tennessee
Ph.D. in Education, University of Tennessee

PAUL RAMP—Professor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Biology, Kent State University
M.S. in Botany and Plant Pathology, Michigan State University
Ph.D. in Biology, Tulane University

JOHN REAVES—Professor
English
B.A. in English, Centenary College of Louisiana
M.A. in English, Stephen F. Austin State University
Ph.D. in Education, University of Tennessee

DENISE REED—Assistant Professor
Business and Computer Technology
B.S. in English, Shepherd College
M.B.A., Hood College

LINDA REEVES—Instructor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.A. in Biology, Washington and Jefferson College
M.S. in Biological Science, Kent State University
Ph.D. in Botany, University of Tennessee

CAROLYN RENIER—Associate Professor
Mathematics
B.A. in Mathematics, Vanderbilt University
Master of Mathematics, University of Tennessee

ELEANOR REYNOLDS—Professor
English
B.A. in English, Florida State University
M.A. in English, Florida State University
Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Tennessee

NORMAN PAT RIDDLE—Associate Professor/Program Coordinator, Mechanical Engineering
Engineering and Media Technologies
A.A.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology (Computer Aided Manufacturing), Pellissippi State Technical Community College
A.A.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology (Quality Control), Pellissippi State Technical Community College
A.E. in Mechanical Engineering Technology, State Technical Institute at Knoxville
B.S. in Human Ecology, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Technology, East Tennessee State University

HERBERT RIETH—Instructor
Liberal Arts
B.A. in Fine Arts, Indiana University
M.F.A. in Art, University of Cincinnati

DIANE RILEY—Assistant Professor
Engineering and Media Technologies
B.S. in Interior Design, University of Tennessee

MARIA RIVERO—Instructor
Liberal Arts
B.S. in Education, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Tennessee
Specialist in Education, University of Tennessee

KELLY RIVERS—Instructor
English
A.B. in English and History, Elon University
M.A. in English, University of Tennessee

DAWN ROBERTS—Associate Professor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Biology, Southeast Missouri State University
M.S. in Biology, Purdue University

BEVERLY ROGERS—Associate Professor
Nursing
B.S. in Nursing, Ohio University
M.S.N. in Nursing, Duquesne University

PATRICIA COLLINS ROLLER—Assistant Professor
Transitional Studies
B.S. in History, East Tennessee State University
M.A. in English, East Tennessee State University

BRADLEY ROSE—Assistant Professor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.A., Erskine College
B.S. in Chemistry, Clemson University
Ph.D. in Chemistry, Clemson University

MICHAEL ROSE—Assistant Professor
Liberal Arts
B.A. in Sculpture, Edinboro State University
M.F.A. in Art, Southern Illinois University

HAROLD ROWLAND—Associate Professor
English
B.A. in English, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Applied Linguistics, Georgia State University

JANICE ROWLAND—Associate Professor
Business and Computer Technology
B.S. in Business Education, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Business Education, University of Tennessee

ELLA RUGGLES—Associate Professor
Engineering and Media Technologies
A.S. in Business Administration, Flint Junior College
B.A. in Speech, Michigan State University
B.A. in Telecommunications, Michigan State University
M.A. in Telecommunications, Michigan State University

JEFFREY RUSSELL—Instructor
English
B.S. in Mass Communication, Middle Tennessee State University
M.A. in English, Belmont University

Marty Salter —Associate Professor
Liberal Arts
B.S. in Education, Auburn University
M.A. in Speech Communication, University of Alabama

WANDA SCARBRO—Associate Professor
Liberal Arts
B.A. in History, University of Tennessee
M.A. in History, University of Tennessee

TERENIA SCHUMANN—Instructor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Biology, West Virginia University
M.S. in Family Resources/Child Development & Family Studies

MARGARET SHERMAN—Associate Professor/Program Coordinator
Nursing
B.S. in Nursing, Murray State University
M.S. in Nursing, University of Phoenix

JUDITH SICHLER—Instructor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.A. in Anthropology, University of Tennessee
M.A. in Anthropology, University of Tennessee
Ph.D. in Anthropology, University of Tennessee

JERRY SHERROD—Associate Professor
Business and Computer Technology
B.S. in Education, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Industrial Education, University of Tennessee
Ph.D. in Education Policy, Planning and Analysis, Florida State University

Julie Shubzda —Assistant Professor
Engineering and Media Technologies
B.S. in Interior Design, Florida State University
M.S. in Interior Design, University of Tennessee

MARIA SILLS—Instructor
Liberal Arts
B.S. in Childhood Education, George Peabody College for Teachers
M.S. in Special Education, George Peabody College for Teachers
M.S. in Education/Foreign Language and ESL Education, University of Tennessee

TERRY SISK—Associate Professor
Engineering and Media Technologies
A.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology, State Technical Institute at Knoxville
B.S. in Industrial Education, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Industrial Education, University of Tennessee

JOHN SMITH—Instructor
Transitional Studies
B.A. in Spanish, Piedmont College
B.S. in Mathematics, Piedmont College
M.A. in Math/Secondary Education, Piedmont College

PAMELA SMITH—Associate Professor/Program Coordinator, Learning Support Reading
Transitional Studies
B.A. in English, Mississippi State University
M.Ed. in Reading, Mississippi State University

STEVEN SMITH—Instructor
Liberal Arts
B.S. in Community Health, Eastern Illinois University
M.S. in Public Service Management, DePaul University
M.S. in Sports Studies, University of Tennessee

LINDA SMITH-STATON—Associate Professor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Animal Science, University of New Hampshire
M.S. in Animal Science, University of Tennessee

HEIDI SPECK—Instructor
Liberal Arts
B.S. in Professional Studies, University of Memphis
M.S. in Philosophy, University of Memphis
Ph.D. in Philosophy, Arizona State University

ROBERT STERN—Associate Professor
Mathematics
B.A. in Mathematics, State University of New York
M.S. in Applied Mathematics, State University of New York

LINDA STREEBECK—Associate Professor
Mathematics
B.A. in Mathematics, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Tennessee

Jane Stribling —Associate Professor
Liberal Arts
B.A. in English, College of Wooster
M.A. in French, University of Tennessee
Ph.D. in Modern Foreign Languages, University of Tennessee

CLAIRE SUDDETH—Associate Professor
Mathematics
B.A. in Mathematics, University of Michigan
M.S. in Mathematics, University of Tennessee

ANNE SWARTZLANDER—Professor
Business and Computer Technology
B.S. in Retailing, Iowa State University
M.S. in Consumer Economics and Marketing, Ohio State University
Ph.D. in Consumer Economics and Marketing, Ohio State University

KENNETH SWAYNE—Professor
Engineering and Media Technologies
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Tennessee
Licensed Professional Engineer

AMY TANKERSLEY—Assistant Professor/Program Coordinator, Learning Support Mathematics
Transitional Studies
B.A. in Mathematics, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Tennessee

STEWART TAYLOR—Associate Professor
Engineering and Media Technologies
B.F.A. in Graphic Design, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Education, University of Tennessee

MARCELLA TEFFETELLER—Assistant Professor
English
B.A. in English, Maryville College
M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Tennessee

JAKE TERRY—Assistant Professor/Site Coordinator, Magnolia Avenue Campus
Nursing
A.A.S. in Career Education, Roane State Community College
A.A.S. in Nursing, Roane State Community College
B.S. in Business Administration, Tusculum College
M.A. in Applied Organizational Management, Tusculum College
M.S. in Safety Education and Service, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Nursing, University of Tennessee

MARY TERRY—Instructor
English
B.A. in English, University of North Carolina
M.A. in English, University of Tennessee

DONALD THOMAS—Associate Professor
Liberal Arts
B.S. in English and Speech, University of Tennessee
M.A.C.T. in Speech and Theatre, University of Tennessee

Daryl Thomas —Associate Professor
Mathematics
B.S. in Mathematics, Tuskegee University
M.S. in Mathematics, University of Tennessee

JOHN (MICHAEL) TOMLINSON—Assistant Professor
Engineering and Media Technologies
B.S. in Education, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Related Art, University of Tennessee

KELLIE TOON—Instructor
Liberal Arts
B.A. in Government, University of Texas
M.A. in Mass Communication, University of North Carolina

KARYN VALADES—Assistant Professor
Business and Computer Technology
B.B.A. in Public Accounting, Iona College
M.A. in Accounting, University of Tennessee

LARRY VINCENT—Assistant Professor
Liberal Arts
B.M. in Music, University of Tennessee
M.M. in Music, University of Tennessee

DAVID VINSON—Associate Professor
Mathematics
B.A. in Mathematics, University of Tennessee
M.S. in Mathematics, University of Tennessee

NADINE ELIZABETH WADE—Associate Professor
Mathematics
B.S. in Mathematics, Concord College
Master of Mathematics, Western Kentucky University
Specialist in Education, University of Tennessee

GREGORY WALTERS—Associate Professor/Program Coordinator, Computer Science and
Information Technology
Business and Computer Technology
B.S. in Industrial Education, Northern Michigan University
M.S. in Computer-Based Education, Wayne State University

BERTA WARD—Associate Professor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Business Administration, University of Tennessee
M.B.A., University of Tennessee

CINDY WAWRZYNIAK—Professor
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Biology, Grand Valley University
Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences, University of Tennessee

KIMBERLY WILKS—Assistant Professor/Site Coordinator, Blount County Campus
Nursing
B.S. in Nursing, West Virginia Wesleyan College
M.S. in Nursing, University of Phoenix

CATHERINE WILLIAMS—Professor/Dean
Mathematics
B.S. in Mathematics, Tennessee State University
M.A. in Mathematics, Georgetown University
Ph.D. in Education, University of Tennessee
Ph.D. in Humanities, Emory University
Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Tennessee

CHARLES WRIGHT—Professor
Engineering and Media Technologies
B.S. in Industrial Arts Education, California State College
M.T.E. in Industrial Technology, Arizona State University
Ed.D. in Industrial, Vocational and Technical Education, Texas A&M University

MARILYN SUE YAMIN—Associate Professor
English
B.S. in English, University of Tennessee
M.S. in English Education, University of Tennessee

AHMAD TODD YAZDI—Associate Professor
Liberal Arts
B.A. in History, Vanderbilt University
M.A. in History, East Tennessee State University

PATRICIA ZINGG—Professor/Program Coordinator, Chemistry and Geology
Natural and Behavioral Sciences
B.S. in Chemistry, University of Tennessee
Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh

JOSEPH ZITKA—Assistant Professor
Business and Computer Technology
B.A. in Criminal Justice, Michigan State University
M.A. in Economics, Wayne State University



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