Academic Catalog

Administration and Faculty

Administration

President, University of South Carolina
Michael Amiridis

Chancellor, University of South Carolina Upstate
Bennie L. Harris

Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Pamela Steinke

University of South Carolina Board of Trustees

Henry McMaster
Governor of South Carolina
Ex Officio Chairman

Thad H. Westbrook
11th Judicial Circuit
Chair

Rose Buyck Newton
14th Judicial Circuit
Vice Chairman

C. Dan Adams
Governor's designee

Alex English
5th Judicial Circuit

C. Edward Floyd, M.D.
12th Judicial Circuit

Brian C. Harlan
8th Judicial Circuit

Henry L. Jolly Jr., D.M.D.
7th Judicial Circuit

Richard A. Jones Jr.
Governor's appointee

Miles Loadholt
2nd Judicial Circuit

Hubert F. Mobley
6th Judicial Circuit

Elizabeth Scott Moise
Ex Officio President of UofSC Alumni Association

Leah B. Moody
16th Judicial Circuit

Emma W. Morris
10th Judicial Circuit

Reid T. Sherard
13th Judicial Circuit

C. Dorn Smith III, M.D.
3rd Judicial Circuit
Chair Emeritus

John C. von Lehe, Jr.
9th Judicial Circuit

Ellen Weaver
Ex Officio State Superintendent of Education

Charles H. Williams
1st Judicial Circuit

Vacant
4th Judicial Circuit

Vacant
15th Judicial Circuit

L. Cameron Howell IV, Ph.D.
Secretary

Spartanburg County Commission for Higher Education

David Church, Ph.D. '92
Chairman

Anne Flynn
Vice Chairman

Patrick Cutler
Secretary-Treasurer

Victor Austin '90

William R. Cobb '74

Roger Couch

Renee Dean '03

David L. Eubanks, Ed.D.

Anne Flynn

Ronald Garner, Ed.D. '94

Scott Heath

Johnny Lee

Cathy McCabe

Ryan McCarty

Harold D. McClain

Milton A. Smith Jr. '78

Henry Jolly Jr., Ed.D.
Ex Officio

Reid Sherard
Ex Officio

Charles Babb
Commissioner Emeritus

Jane Bottsford '69  
Commissioner Emerita

J.P. Coan
Commissioner Emeritus

Louis P. Howell
Commissioner Emeritus

Toney J. Lister, Esq.
Commissioner Emeritus

James R. Smith '72
Commissioner Emeritus

USC Upstate Foundation, Inc.

Chartered in 1973, the USC Upstate Foundation serves as the philanthropic arm of the University of South Carolina Upstate. It enhances the University’s educational experience by advancing strategic priorities that create transformative opportunities through endowment, scholarship, academic, programmatic, and capital support.

Accredited as a non-profit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code, the Foundation exists to seek and accept gifts of charitable, benevolent, cultural and educational purposes for the exclusive benefit of the University and those it serves. The USC Upstate Foundation Board of Directors, which is comprised of regional community leaders, governs, manages and guides the operations of the Foundation, as well as advocates for the University.

Full-Time and Associate Faculty


A

Adams, Brock, Director of the Writing Center, Senior Instructor
M.F.A., University of Central Florida
B.A., University of Florida

Adebiaye, Richmond, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., Robert Morris University
M.S., Lewis University
B.S., Lagos State University

Agarwal, Rohit, Asst Professor
Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington
M.B.A., Indian Institute of Management, India
B.C., Shri Ram College of Commerce, India

Aho, Catherine, Instructor
M.S.N, University of South Carolina
B.S.N., University of South Carolina

Ai, Chunyu, Professor
Ph.D., Georgia State University
M.S., Georgia State University
M.S., Heilongjiang University
B.S., Heilongjiang University

Amendolair, Darlene, Director of Nursing Research, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., Capella University
M.S.N., University of South Carolina
M.A., Webster University
B.S.N., Indiana University

B

Bareiss, Wren, Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University
M.S., University of Pennsylvania
B.A., The University of New Mexico

Barideaux, Kenneth, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., The University of Memphis
M.S., The University of Memphis
B.S., Louisiana State University

Barnett, John, Dean of the Library, Librarian
M.L.I.S., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
B.A., East Carolina University

Barnhill, Stephanie, Asst Professor
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.S.N., Clemson University
B.S.N., Clemson University

Baumgarner, Bradley, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., Purdue University
M.S., Clemson University
B.S., Clemson University

Beer, Andrew, Professor
Ph.D., The University of Iowa
M.A., The University of Iowa
B.A., Southern Methodist University

Bender, Christopher, Assistant Division Chair, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., Cornell University
M.S., Cornell University
B.S., University of Central Florida

Bhanji, Sahreen, Instructor
M.S.N., Aga Khan University
B.S.N., Aga Khan University

Bhatta, Dilli, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., Worcester Polytechnic Institute
M.S., Worcester Polytechnic Institute
M.S., Western Illinois University
M.S., Tribhuvan University
B.S., Tribhuvan University

Bismarck, Stephen, Department Chair, Professor
Ph.D., The University of Georgia
M.A., Coastal Carolina University
B.S., Coastal Carolina University

Blanton, Amanda, Instructor
M.S.N., Clemson University
B.S.N., Clemson University
B.S., Southern Wesleyan University

Boone, Tanya, Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
M.A., University of Arizona
B.A., University of Washington

Brady, Brian Gerard, Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Senior Instructor
M.A., Fairfield University
B.A., Georgetown University

Bratnichenko, Vera, Instructor
M.S.N., Walden University
B.S.N., Walden University

Breaux, Deshia, Director of Graduate Studies, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.B.A., Winthrop University
B.A., College of Charleston

Brewitt, Kim, Senior Instructor
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz
M.A., University of California, Santa Cruz
B.A., Dartmouth College

Brien, Sinead, Asst Professor
Ph.D., Michigan State University
M.S., University of California Davis
B.A., Willamette University

Brisebois, Matthew, Asst Professor
Ph.D., Texas Women's University
M.S., Texas Women's University
B.S., University of North Texas

Bryant, Cynthia, Instructor
M.S.N., Western Governors University
B.S.N., Western Governor's University

Bunde, James, Asst Professor
Ph.D., The University of Iowa
B.A., The University of Iowa

Burnett, Brandon, Instructor
M.S.N., Gardner-Webb University
B.S.N., University of South Carolina
B.S., University of South Carolina Upstate

Burns, Ashlan, Instructor
M.S.N., Western Governors University
B.S.N., University of South Carolina

Burr, Stacy, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.Ed., University of South Carolina
B.A., Furman University

Burton, Margaret, Senior Instructor
M.A., University of South Carolina
M.B.A., University of South Carolina
B.A., Tulane University

Byun, Sung-Hun "Steve", Asst Professor
Ph.D., Rutgers University
M.A., Rutgers University
B.A., Catholic Kwandong University

C

Caldwell, Sarah, Senior Instructor
Ph.D., Duke University
B.A., Duke University

Camp-Spivey, Logan, Director of Simulation, Asst Professor
Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina
M.S.N., Gardner-Webb University
B.S.N., Clemson University

Canino, Catherine, Professor
Ph.D., Arizona State University
M.A., California State University Northridge
M.S.L.S., University of Southern California
B.A., California State University Northridge

Cantrell, Allison, Senior Instructor
M.A., Clemson University
B.A., University of South Carolina

Caster, Peter, Professor
Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin
M.A., Oregon State University
B.A., University of California Davis

Chapman, Jeannie, Dean of the College of Science and Technology, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., The Medical University of South Carolina
B.S., College of Charleston

Cheng, Chak Hung "Jack", Assoc Professor
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.S., Western Carolina University

Chiang, Chung-Yean, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., University of Buffalo
M.B.A., Rutgers University
B.A., National ChiNan University

Christ, Christa, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
B.S., Doane University

Coates, Amanda, Instructor
M.S.N., Western Governors University
B.S.N., Western Governor's University

Coffey, Rhonda, Instructor
M.S.N., Gardner-Webb University
B.S.N., University of South Carolina

Cole, Elizabeth, Department Chair, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., Kent State University
M.A., Virginia Tech
B.B.S., Marymount University

Cononie, Virginia, Coordinator of Research Services, Assoc Librarian
M.L.I.S., University of South Carolina
B.A., Lander University

Cook, Tamara, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.S.N., Gardner-Webb University
B.S.N., Garner-Webb University

Covington, Michele, Executive Director of Greenville Programs, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., University of Central Florida
M.C.J., University of South Carolina
B.S., Lander University

Crawford, Ryan, Director of the Prelicensure BSN Program, Asst Professor
Ph.D., Mercer University
M.S.N., Benedictine University
B.S.N., University of South Carolina

D

Daly, Robert, Senior Instructor
J.D., St. John's University School of Law
B.A., Maryknoll Seminary College

Davis, Daniel, Asst Professor
Ph.D., University of North Carolina Charlotte
M.A., University of North Carolina Charlotte
B.S., Appalachain State University

Davis, Kara, Asst Professor
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.Ed., Clemson University
B.S., Northwest Missouri State University

Davis, Melissa, Director of the Cybersecurity Laboratory, Instructor
M.S., Liberty University
B.S., East Carolina University

Delorm, Michael, Asst Professor
M.F.A., The University of Memphis
B.A., University of North Carolina Asheville

Dewitz, Heather, Asst Professor
Ph.D., Anderson University
M.S.N., Anderson University
B.S.N., Lander University

Disla, Janice, Asst Professor
Ph.D., University of California Merced
M.A., University of California Merced
B.A., University of New Hampshire

Donaldson, Matthew, Assoc Professor
M.F.A., The University of Memphis
B.A., Francis Marion University

Doyle, Briget, Division Chair, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., Missouri University of Science and Technology
M.S., Missouri University of Science and Technology
B.S., Missouri University of Science and Technology
B.S., Western Michigan University

Drake, Gabrielle, Assistant Division Chair, Senior Instructor
M.F.A., Mississippi State University
B.S., Mississippi State University

Dunlap, Shirleatha, Dean of the Mary Black College of Nursing, Professor
Ph.D., The University of Tennessee
M.S.N., Union University
B.S.N., The University of Tennessee Martin

E

Egbue, Ona, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., Missouri University of Science and Technology
MEERM, University of South Carolina
B.Eng., Nnamdi Azikiwe University

Ellis, Allison Pingley, Professor
Ph.D., University of Florida
M.A., University of Florida
B.A., University of South Florida

Ellis, Timothy, Director of Process Improvement, Senior Instructor
M.S., Insitute of Textile Technology
B.S., Auburn University

Elnagar, Gamal, Professor
Ph.D., Mississippi State University
M.A., Mississippi State University
B.S., Al Fateh University

F

Feig, Claudine, Instructor
M.S.N., Vanderbilt University
M.P.H., Boston University
B.S., Birmingham-Southern College

Fenner, Derek, Asst Professor
Ed.D., Mills College
M.A., Mills College
M.F.A., Naropa University
B.F.A., University of Cincinnati

Ferris, David, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., Texas A&M University
M.S., Georgia Southern University
B.S., Armstrong Atlantic State University

Ferris, Kathleen, Senior Instructor
M.S., Texas A&M University
B.S., Armstrong Atlantic State University

Ford, Bridget, Instructor
M.S.N., Gardner-Webb University
B.S.N., University of South Carolina

Francisco-Monteso, Maria, Assistant Director of SC El Centro Latino, Senior Instructor
M.A., Universitate Jaume I Spain
B.A., Universitate Juame I Spain

Freeman, Greta, Professor
Ed.D., Western Carolina University
M.A., Western Carolina University
B.A., University of North Carolina Asheville

Fulbright, Ron, Professor
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.Eng., University of South Carolina
B.S., Clemson University

G

Garland, Michelle, Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies; Faculty Athletic Representative, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., The University of Tennessee Knoxville
M.S., The University of Tennessee Knoxville
B.A., College of Charleston

Godfrey, Esther, Professor
Ph.D., The University of Tennessee
M.A., Western Carolina University
B.A., The University of Tennessee

Goessel, Rebecca, Senior Instructor
M.A., Clemson University
B.S., Clemson University

Good, Chavonne, Asst Professor
D.N.P., Gardner-Webb University
M.S.N., Gardner-Webb University
B.S.N., Troy University

Gooden, Latasha, Senior Instructor
M.S.N., Gardner-Webb University
B.S.N., University of South Carolina

Goodman, Kela, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.Ed., The Citadel
B.S., College of Charleston

Grady, Paul, Professor
Ph.D., College of William and Mary
M.A., Virginia Tech
B.S., Tennessee Technological University

Gray, Jennifer, Asst Professor
Ph.D., The University of Wyoming
M.S., The University of Wyoming
B.A., Converse College

Green, Kimberly, Instructor
M.S.N., University of North Carolina Charlotte
B.S.N., Auburn University

Gupta, Uma, Director of M.Sc. In Business Analytics Program, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., University of Central Florida
M.B.A., University of Central Florida
M.S., Stella Maris College, India
B.S., Stella Maris College, India

Gwinn, McCrady, Senior Instructor
M.B.A., The University of Georgia
B.S., University of South Carolina

H

Hall, Suzanne, Senior Instructor
M.A., Marshall University
B.A., Eastern Kentucky University

Hameed, Muhammad, Professor
Ph.D., New Jersey Institute of Technology
M.S., New Jersey Institute of Technology
M.S., Quaid-i-Azam University
M.P., Quaid-i-Azam University
B.S., Bahauddin Zakariya University

Hannay, Jason, Asst Professor
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A., The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
B.S., University of Florida

Hardin, Brooke, Director of Teaching Fellows and Teacher Cadets, Asst Professor
Ed.D., Appalachain State University
M.A., Appalachian State University
B.A., The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Harmon, Teri, Asst Professor
Ed.D., Liberty University
M.S.N., Capella University
B.S., Clemson University

Harrington, Charles, Professor
Ph.D., Ohio University
M.S., Drexel University
B.A., Ohio University

Harris, Amandela, Instructor
M.S., Liberty University
B.S., Coastal Carolina University

Harris, Carmen, Professor
Ph.D., Michigan State University
M.A., Clemson University
B.S., Clemson University

Hartsell, Richard, Professor
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
M.A., The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
B.A., Appalachain State University

Harvey, Elise, Asst Professor
Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
B.S., Oklahoma State University

Hernandez-Laroche, Araceli, Director of SC El Centro Latino, Professor
Ph.D., University of California Berkeley
M.A., University of California, Berkeley
B.A., University of California Los Angeles

Herr, Monika Shehi, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.A., University of South Carolina
B.A., Toccoa Falls College

Herzberg, Tina, Professor
Ph.D., Texas A&M University
M.Ed., Texas Tech University
B.A., Angela State University

Hoover, Ann, Department Chair, Professor
Ph.D., Purdue University
M.S., Purdue University
B.A., The Pennsylvania State University

Hudak, Michael, Senior Instructor
Ph.D., Ohio University
M.S., Ohio University
B.S., Ohio University

Hundley, Shuang, Asst Professor
Ph.D., Washington State University
M.A., Washington State University
B.A., Beijing International Studies University

Hyun, Seunggeun "Steve", Professor
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
M.S., The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
M.S., Kyungpook National University
B.S., Kyungpook National University

J

Jackson Smith, Sharda, Associate Dean, Assoc Professor
Ed.D., University of Florida
M.Ed., University of Florida
B.A., University of Florida

Jenkins, Felicia Morell, Associate Dean, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina
M.S.N., Gardner-Webb University
B.S.N., University of South Carolina

Johnson, Lisa, Director of the Center for Women's and Gender Studies, Professor
Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton
M.A., Ohio University
B.A., University of West Georgia

Jones, Monique, Asst Professor
Ph.D., Gardner-Webb University
M.S.N., Gardner-Webb University
B.S.N., Garner-Webb University

K

Kamla, James, Department Chair, Professor
Ph.D., The University of New Mexico
M.S., University of Wisconsin La Crosse
B.A., Luther College

Karas, Laura, Research and Instruction Librarian, Senior Instructor
M.L.I.S., University of South Carolina
B.F.A., The Savannah College of Art and Design

Katina, Polinpapilinho, Asst Professor
Ph.D., Old Dominion University
M.E., Old Dominion University
B.S., Old Dominion University

Kearns, Andrew, Coordinator of Distributed Education, Librarian
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.L.I.S., University of South Carolina
M.M., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.M.E., University of Colorado

Keefauver, Beth, Senior Instructor
Ph.D., The University of Tennessee
M.A., Western Carolina University
B.A., Furman University

Keen, Stefanie, Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University
B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton

Kennedy, Toshua, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina
M.P.H., University of South Carolina
M.S.N., University of South Carolina
B.S.N., University of South Carolina

King, Colby, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.A., University of South Carolina
B.A., Westminster College

Kirkland, Bridget, Assoc Professor
M.F.A., Winthrop University
B.A., Mercyhurst College

Kofoed, Emily, Division Chair, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., Georgia State University
M.A., Kansas State University
B.S., Minnesota State University at Mankato

Krolicki, Carol, Instructor
M.S.N., Western Governors University
B.S.N., Western Governor's University

Kusch, Celena, Executive Director of the Center for Academic Innovation and Faculty Support, Professor
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin Madison
M.A., University of Wisconsin Madison
B.A., St. Olaf College

L

Land, Kimberly, Director of the Honors Program, Senior Instructor
M.B.A., University of South Carolina
B.A., University of South Carolina

Lee, Walter, Interim Director of the Center for African American Studies; Program Coordinator, Call Me MiSTER, Asst Professor
Ph.D., Clemson University
Ed.S., Clemson University
B.S., Claflin University

Leonardi, Andrew, Senior Instructor
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Letmon, Ebony, Instructor
M.S.N., University of South Carolina
B.S.N., Gardner-Webb University
B.A., University of South Carolina

Li, Frank, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., The University of Memphis
B.S., The University of Memphis
B.Eng., East China University of Science and Technology

Liao, Yin-Chi, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
M.S., National Taiwan University
B.A., National Taiwan University

Lorenz, Alexander, Director of Global Engagement, Asst Professor
Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin
M.A., University of Mississippi
B.S., Delta State University

Lounsbury, Karen, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
M.Ed., The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
B.S., James Madison University

M

Majumder, Akm, Asst Professor
Ph.D., Marquette University
M.S., Marquette University
M.S., Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka
B.S., Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology

Marlow, David, Director of Service Learning and Community Engagement, Professor
Ph.D., Ball State University
M.S., Ball State University
M.A., Ball State University
B.A., Huntington College

Martin, Jodie, Director of the Center for Child Advocacy Studies, Instructor
M.A., Webster University
B.A., University of New Hampshire

McCormick, Robert, Professor
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.A., University of South Carolina
B.A., Wake Forest University

McCraw, Benjamin, Instructor
Ph.D., The University of Georgia
B.A., Wofford College

McCutcheon, Camille, Coordinator of Collection Management and Administrative Services, Librarian
M.L.I.S., University of South Carolina
M.A., University of South Carolina
B.A., Columbia College

McDonald, Courtney, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., University of Colorado
M.S., University of North Georgia
B.A., University of California Santa Cruz

McGovern, Tamara, Instructor
Ph.D., Florida State University
M.S., University of Houston
B.A., University of Virginia

McLees, Jessica, Director of Accreditation, Assessment and Research, Instructor
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.A.T., University of South Carolina
B.A., University of South Carolina

Meek, Scott, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
B.A., University of South Carolina

Merryman, Ann, Coordinator of Archives and Special Collections, Assoc Librarian
M.L.I.S., University of South Carolina
B.A., Benedictine University

Metheny, Caitlin, Asst Professor
Ph.D., University of Tennessee Knoxville
M.A., University of Akron
B.S., Ohio University

Miller, Kristi, Director of Graduate Programs, Asst Professor
Ph.D., East Tennessee State University
M.S., Western Carolina University
M.S., Indiana University
M.S., Ball State University
B.S.N., Western Carolina University
B.S., Ball State University

Miller, Tracey, Asst Professor
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.S.N., Walden University
B.S.N., South University

Montgomery, Benjamin, Interim Division Chair, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., University of Michigan
B.A., Williams College

Montgomery, Erika, Research and Instruction Librarian, Instructor
M.L.I.S., University of South Carolina
B.S., University of South Carolina

Mueller, Chad, Senior Instructor
Ph.D., University of Kentucky
M.Ed., Vanderbilt University
B.A., Transylvania University

Mueller, Rebecca, Assoc Professor
M.S., University of Colorado
B.S., University of California Santa Barbara

Murphy, Richard, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., Boston College
B.A., Williams College

Myers, Andrew, Professor
Ph.D., University of Virginia
M.A., University of Virginia
B.A., Davidson College

N

Nag, Anita, Asst Professor
Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles
M.S., Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
B.S., Jadabpur University

Neibert, Lee, Director of Theatre, Professor
M.F.A., The University of Oklahoma
M.A., Oklahoma State University
B.A., Shippensburg University

Newton, Jonathan, Coordinator of Library Technology and Access Services, Instructor
M.L.I.S., University of South Carolina
B.A., Furman University

Nguyen, Thanh, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., University of South Florida
M.B.A., Old Dominion University
B.A., National Economics University, Vietnam

O

O'Brien, Colleen, Professor
Ph.D., University of Michigan
B.A., Le Moyne College

O'Connor, James, Associate Dean, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., Georgia State University
M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology
B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology

Odhiambo, Calvin, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University
M.A., University of Nairobi
B.A., University of Nairobi

Omoike, Anseim, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., Queens University
M.S., University of Ilorin, Nigeria

Omolo, Bernard, Professor
Ph.D., Texas Tech University
M.S., Egerton University
B.S., Egerton University

Owenga, George, Instructor
M.S., Maryville University
B.A., Moi University, Kenya

P

Packer, Mark, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., Northwestern University
M.A., Northwestern University
B.A., State University College Brockport

Pae, Holly, Professor
Ed.D., West Virginia University
M.A., West Virginia University
B.A., Denison University

Paige, Rosalind, Department Chair, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., Iowa State University
M.S., Iowa State University
B.S., Iowa State University

Pariyadath, Renu, Faculty Fellow for Diversity, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., The University of Iowa
M.A., The Ohio State University
M.A., Mahatma Ghandi University
B.A., University of Calicut

Phillips, Lisa, Senior Instructor
M.S.N., University of Phoenix
B.S.N., University of Phoenix

Pike, Tammy, Senior Instructor
M.A., University of South Carolina
B.A., University of South Carolina

Pilgrim, Melissa, Professor
Ph.D., University of Arkansas
B.S., Southeastern Louisiana University
B.S., Stetson University

Placek, Matthew, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., The University of Mississippi
M.A., The University of Mississippi
B.A., University of South Alabama

Polchow, Shannon, Professor
Ph.D., University of California Riverside
M.A., University of California Riverside
B.A., California State University

Purdy, Kim, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Dean of the University College, Professor
Ph.D., Queen's University
M.A., Queen's University
B.A., Queen's University

R

Read, Allison, Research and Instruction Librarian, Instructor
M.L.I.S., University of South Carolina
B.A., Erskine College

Richardson, Nicole, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., University of Califronia Davis
M.A., University of California Davis
B.A., University of Puget Sound

Richardson, Susan, Program Director of the Informatics Palmetto College Initiative, Senior Instructor
Ph.D., University of Phoenix
M.S., Medical University of South Carolina
B.S., Medical University of South Carolina

Rikard, Laura, Assoc Professor
M.F.A., University of Virginia
M.A., Liverpool John Moores University
B.A., College of Charleston

Robbins, Wayne, Senior Instructor
M.A., East Carolina University
B.A., Appalachain State University

Rosario, Astrid, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
B.S., Clark Atlanta University

Rouse, Nick, Director of the Health Informatics Program, Senior Instructor
Ed.D., The University of Georgia
M.B.A., DeVry University
M.S., Georgia College and State University
B.S., Fort Valley State University

Rubenzer, Trevor, Department Chair, Professor
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
M.A., University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
B.A., University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Ruppel, Joshua, Director of Research, Professor
Ph.D., University of South Florida
B.S., University of Central Florida

Ruppel, Susan, Professor
Ph.D., Texas Christian University
M.S., Texas Christian University
M.A., Stephen F. Austin State University
B.A., Texas Lutheran University

Russell, Emily, Instructor
M.S.N., Roberts Wesleyan College
B.S.N., Roberts Wesleyan College

S

Saracino, Patrick, Asst Professor
Ph.D., Florida State University
B.S., University of North Carolina Wilmington

Sarver, Rob, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., Sam Houston State University
M.S., Eastern Kentucky University
B.A., University of Kentucky

Sarver, Mary, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., Sam Houston State University
M.A., Sam Houston State University
B.S., Sam Houston State University

Schlingmann, Dirk, Professor
Ph.D., The Free University of Berlin
B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Shibly, Sirajul, Asst Professor
Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton
M.B.A., The University of Sheffield
B.S., North South University, Bangladesh

Shorter, Kimberly, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
B.S., Converse College

Shu, Lina, Instructor
M.S.N., Gardner-Webb University
B.S.N., Bob Jones University

Shuller, Brittany, Instructor
M.S.N., Gardner-Webb University
B.S.N., University of South Carolina

Siegel, John, Coordinator of Library Instructional Services, Assoc Librarian
M.E.d., University of Arkansas at Little Rock
M.L.I.S., University of Maryland
B.A., San Francisco State University

Smith, Jennifer, Senior Instructor
M.S.N., Gardner-Webb University
B.S.N., Gardner-Webb University

Smith, Mark, Research and Instruction Librarian, Instructor
M.L.I.S., University of South Carolina
B.A., University of South Carolina

Smith, Sharon, Director of the RN-BSN Program, Senior Instructor
M.S.N., Clemson University
B.S.N., Clemson University

Smith, Brian, Director of the Office of Technology and Student Services Support Systems, Senior Instructor
M.M.I.S., Georgia College and State University
B.A., The University of Georgia

Smoak, Julie, Senior Instructor
M.S., Clemson University
B.S., Wofford College

Sohrabi, Elham, Asst Professor
Ph.D., University of North Carolina Charlotte
M.S., University of North Carolina Charlotte
M.S., Iran University of Science and Technology
B.S., Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz

Steinke, Pamela, Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., University of California Davis
M.A., University of California Davis
A.B., University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Stevenson, Amy, Director of Field Experiences, Instructor
Ph.D., Liberty University
M.A., Converse College
B.A., Unviersity of North Carolina Charlotte

Stinson, Jeffrey, Dean of the Johnson College of Business and Economics, Professor
Ph.D., University of Oregon
M.B.A., University of Minnesota
M.A., University of Minnesota

Stoelting, Jessica, Senior Instructor
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.S.N., Grand Canyon University
B.S.N., The Pennsylvania State University

Stolz, Nolan, Assoc Professor
D.M.A., University of Hartford
M.M., University of Oregon
B.M., University of Nevada Las Vegas

Storm, Jonathan, Professor
Ph.D., Indiana State University
M.S., Fort Hays State University
B.S., Buena Vista University

Storm, Melissa, Senior Instructor
M.S., Indiana State University
B.S., Indiana University

Strandholm, John, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., Washington State University
M.S., University of Wyoming
B.A., University of Wyoming

Sue, Gin-Wen "Freda", Asst Professor
M.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design
B.F.A., Bob Jones University

Summers, Victor, Asst Professor
Ph.D., North Carolina State University
M.Math., University of Sussex

Sung, Ming-Chih "Darren", Asst Professor
Ph.D., Oregon State University
M.Ed., National Kaohsiung Normal University
B.Ed., National Kaohsiung Normal University

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Tang, Xiao, Asst Professor
Ph.D., The State University of New York at Buffalo
B.B.A., Fudan University

Tanner, Scott, Asst Professor
Ph.D., The University of Alabama Birmingham
B.S., Indiana University

Thomas, Tasha, Senior Instructor
M.Ed., Converse College
B.A., University of South Carolina

Toland, Tyrone, Department Chair, Professor
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.S., University of South Carolina
B.S., University of South Carolina

Toth, Reid, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.CJ., University of South Carolina
B.S., University of South Carolina

Travis, Justin, Asst Professor
Ph.D., North Carolina State University
M.A., University of Missouri
B.S., University of South Carolina

Turgut, Refika, Asst Professor
Ph.D., University of Nevada Las Vegas
M.S., University of Southern Queensland
B.A., Eastern Mediterranean University

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Waddell, Elizabeth, Senior Instructor
M.A., Converse College
B.A., Spelman College

Wade, Julie, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., Clemson University
M.S., Clemson University
B.A., University of West Georgia

Wallace, David, Assistant Division Chair, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., University of Colorado
M.A., University of Colorado
B.A., College of Charleston

Walters, Grover, Asst Professor
D.B.A., University of South Florida
M.S., Florida Institute of Technology
B.S., University of South Carolina

Webb, Ginny, Professor
Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina
B.S., Francis Marion University

Webber, Carolyn, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., The University of Utah
M.A., The University of Utah
B.S., The University of Utah

West, Helen, Senior Instructor
M.S.N., University of South Carolina
B.S.N., University of South Carolina

Whitlock, Reta Ugena, Dean of the College of Education, Human Performance and Health, Professor
Ph.D., Louisiana State University
M.Div., McAfee School of Theology
M.Ed., Coppin State University
B.S., Athens State University

Williams, George, Division Chair, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., University of Maryland
M.A., Georgia State University
B.A., Georgia State University

Woodard, Tracey, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., Florida State University
M.S., University of North Florida
B.S., Syracuse University

Woodworth, Griffin, Assoc Professor
Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles
M.A., University of California Riverside
B.A., Carleton College

Wooten, Michael Heath, Senior Instructor
M.Acc., Western Carolina University
B.S., Erskine College

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Yeomans, Matthew, Asst Professor
Ph.D., Louisiana State University
M.S., Louisiana State University
B.S., East Carolina University

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Zack, Lizabeth, Department Chair, Professor
Ph.D., New School University
M.A., New School University
B.A., Michigan State University

Zhang, Xudong "Jimmy", Asst Professor
Ph.D., City University of New York
M.Phil., City University of New York
B.Eng., Jilin University

Zhong, Wei, Professor
Ph.D., Georgia State University
B.S., Georgia State University