Nov 26, 2021  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graduate Faculty


LEVELS OF GRADUATE FACULTY MEMBERSHIP:

Full Member: A Full Member may teach graduate courses; act as a major professor; and serve on and chair field study, thesis and dissertation committees.

(**) Clinical Member: Clinical Membership is for full-time, adjunct, or visiting faculty engaging in application of clinical/practical knowledge and practical instruction of professional students. A Clinical Member may teach graduate courses; and serve on and chair field study, thesis, and dissertation committees.

(*) Associate Member: An Associate Member may teach graduate courses and serve as a member of graduate committees. An Associate Member may not chair field study, thesis, or dissertation committees. Associate membership may include adjunct faculty.

  • Emeritus Faculty: Emeritus Graduate Faculty who are active in research may serve as Clinical or Associate members for a period of five years. The request must be based on the same criteria used to appoint Graduate Faculty and must follow the same protocol as any current ULM faculty member. In accepting Graduate Faculty status, Emeritus Faculty accept all responsibilities of their role as outlined in the Graduate School Catalog and Faculty Handbook.
  • Retired Faculty: Retired Graduate Faculty may retain their status as graduate faculty for one year. After one year of service they may apply for adjunct status and Graduate Faculty as Clinical or Associate member. The request must be based on the same criteria used to appoint Graduate Faculty and must follow the same protocol as any current ULM faculty member. In accepting Graduate Faculty status, Retired Faculty accept all responsibilities of their role as outlined in the Graduate School Catalog and Faculty Handbook.

 

FACULTY MEMBER TERM EXPIRATION
*Fredrick Adams
Associate Professor of Foreign Languages
Ph.D.,University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Fall 2022
*Mary Adams
Associate Professor of English
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Fall 2022
Elward K. Alford
Professor of Kinesiology
Director, School of Health Professions
Ph.D., University of Texas
Fall 2022
Jeffrey Anderson
Associate Professor of History
Interim Associate Dean, College of Arts Education and Sciences
History Program Coordinator
Ph.D., University of Florida
Fall 2022
*Jessica Anderson
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., University of Missouri
Spring 2023
*Larry R. Anderson
Associate Professor of Music
M.M., University of Tulsa
Fall 2022
Eugenie Ardoin
Assistant Professor of Finance
D.B.A., Louisiana Tech University
Fall 2022
Burton Ashworth
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., Fielding Institute
Fall 2023
Jason Austin
Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling
Ph.D., Virginia Tech
Fall 2022
Julius Austin
Assistant Professor of Counseling
Ph.D., University of Wyoming
Spring 2023
Kevin N. Baer
Waste Management Endowed Professor of Toxicology
Ph.D., Northeast Louisiana University
Fall 2022
*Scott Baggarly
Associate Professor of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy
Ph.D., Northeast Louisiana University
Fall 2022
*Wendy Bailes
Associate Professor of Nursing
Ph.D., University of Mississippi Medical Center
Fall 2022
Nektarios Barabutis
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
Ph.D., Univeristy of Athens, Athens, Greece
Fall 2022
*William Barnett
Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems
Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington
Fall 2022
*Brett Bennett
Associate Professor of Radiologic Technology
M.Ed. University of Louisiana Monroe
 
*Christine T. Berry
Professor of Insurance
Ph.D., Florida State University
Fall 2022
Ronald Berry
Professor of Computer Information Systems
Dean, College of Business and Social Sciences
D.B.A., Mississippi State University
Fall 2022
Michael Beutner
Associate Professor of Instructional Technology
Ph.D., Ohio University
Fall 2022
Joydeep Bhattacharjee
Associate Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Texas Tech University
Fall 2022
Christopher Blackburn
Professor of History
Ph.D., Auburn University
Fall 2022
Benny L. Blaylock
Professor of Toxicology
Ph.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Fall 2022
*James Boldin
Associate Professor of Music
Associate Director, School of Visual and Performing Arts
D.M.A., University of Wisconsin - Madison
Fall 2022
*Mkay Bonner
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi
Fall 2022
Monica Bontty
Professor of History
Ph.D., University of California – Los Angeles
Fall 2022
Judy Bowers
Biedenharn Endowed Chair in Music Education
Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Spring 2024
Karen P. Briski
Professor of Pharmacology and Neuroanatomy
Head, Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Fall 2022
Ralph Brown III
Professor of History
Ph.D., University of Tennessee – Knoxville
Fall 2022
Patti Calk
LOTR, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy
Program Director, Master of Occupational Therapy Program
Associate Director, School of Health Professions
OTD, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
Fall 2022
Michael A. Camille
Professor of Geography
Interim Assistant to Executive Vice President
Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Fall 2022
** Caroline Carpenter
Associate Professor of Nursing
D.N.P., Frontier Nursing University
Fall 2023
Roger Carpenter
Professor of History
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Fall 2022
John Carr
Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Fall 2022
Jean Christopher Chamcheu
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
Ph.D., Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Fall 2022
*Deborah L. Chandler
Associate Professor of Music
Ph.D., Florida State University
Fall 2022
*Sharon C. Chaney
Assistant Professor of Dental Hygiene
M.P.S., Loyola University
Fall 2022
Kriti Chauhan
Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems
Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington
Summer 2024
Rouxi Chen
Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy
Ph.D., Virginia Tech University
Fall 2022
*M. Sean Chenoweth
Associate Professor of Geography
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
Fall 2022
Yiting Chu
Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
Ph.D., University of Washington
Fall 2022
*Tommie M. Church
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University
Fall 2022
Leonard J. Clark
Associate Professor of Educational Leadership
Director, School of Education
Ed.D., Louisiana Tech University
Fall 2022
Mark R. Clark
Professor of Music
D.M.A., University of Washington
Fall 2022
Joshua Comer
Assistant Professor of Communication
Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Fall 2023
Jose L. Cordova
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Ph.D., Mississippi State University
Fall 2022
*Brad Cousins
Assistant Professor of Management
Ph.D., International School of Management
Fall 2022
*Barth Cox
Assistant Professor of Communication
M.F.A., University of New Orleans
Fall 2022
Susie Cox
Professor of Management
Director School of Management
D.B.A., Louisiana State University
Spring 2024
Debra Craighead
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Ph.D., University of Texas at Tyler
Fall 2022
*Sharon F. Cruse
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., Northeast Louisiana University
Fall 2022
Dorothy Davis
Associate Professor of Accounting
Ph.D., Mississippi State University
Fall 2022
*Thomas DeNardin
Instructor of Management
M.S., Nova Southeastern University
Fall 2022
Jessica Dolecheck
Associate Professor of Health Studies
Department Head, Health Studies
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University
Fall 2022
*Emily Doughty
Associate Professor of Nursing
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University
Fall 2022
Theresa Dronet
Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling
Ph.D., University of Louisiana Monroe
Fall 2022
Yolanda Dupre
Associate Professor of Counseling
Program Director, Counseling
Ph.D., University of New Orleans
Fall 2022
Adaobi Duru
Assistant Professor of Communication
Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Fall 2023
Virginia Eaton
Professor of Computer Science
Ed.D., Vanderbilt University
Fall 2022
Donna Eichhorn
Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy
M.Ed., University of Louisiana Monroe
Fall 2022
Robert C. Eisenstadt
Professor of Economics
Ph.D., Georgia State University
Fall 2022
Amanda Elias
Clinical Instructor of Speech Language Pathology
M.A., Louisiana Tech University
Fall 2022
Khalid El Sayed
Professor of Medicinal Chemistry
Ph.D., Mansoura University
Fall 2022
*Patrick Exmeyer
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., Mississippi State University
Fall 2022
*Brian Robert Fassett
Professor of Art
M.A., Wayne State University
Fall 2022
Judy A. Fellows
Professor of Speech-Language Pathology and
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Ph.D., University of Memphis
Fall 2022
Ann M. Findley
Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Fall 2022
*Gary L. Findley
Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Fall 2022
Thomas Foster
Associate Professor of Counseling
Ph.D., Kent State University
Summer 2024
*Carl Frusha
Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling
Ph.D., University of Louisiana Monroe
Fall 2022
Aimee Galick
Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy
Ph.D., Loma Linda University
Fall 2022
Joshua Gann
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Ph.D., Baylor University
Fall 2022
Srinivas Garlapati
Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Madurai Kamaraj University
Fall 2022
Jana M. Giles
Associate Professor of English
Ph.D., University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Fall 2022
Denise Gilstrap
Assistant Professor of Counseling
Ph.D., University of Mississippi
Fall 2022
Chris R. Gissendanner
Associate Professor of Biology
Associate Director, School of Sciences
Graduate Coordinator for Arts, Education, and Sciences
Ph.D., University of Georgia
Fall 2022
**Deborah L Goleman
Legal Scholar in Residence
J.D., Washington University School of Law
Fall 2021
*Claudia Grinnell
Associate Professor of English
Ed.D., Grambling State University
Fall 2022
Paula Griswold
Associate Professor of Health Studies
Associate Director School of Health Professions
Ph.D., Northeast Louisiana University
Fall 2022
Julia C. Guernsey-Pitchford
Associate Professor of English
Ph.D., University of Arkansas
Fall 2022
Janet Haedicke
Professor of English
Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Fall 2022
David Hale
Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling
Ph.D., Nova University
Fall 2022
Robert D. Hanser
Professor of Criminal Justice
Ph.D., Sam Houston State University
Fall 2022
David Hare
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Program Coordinator for Mathematics
Ph.D., University of Carolina
Fall 2022
*Sarah L. Hayes
CCC-SLP, Instructor of Speech Language Pathology
M.A., Northeast Louisiana University
Fall 2022
Jack R. Heflin
Professor of English
M.F.A., University of Montana
Fall 2022
Rhonda Hensley
Associate Professor of Nursing
D.N.P., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ed.D., Grambling State University
Fall 2022
Leigh Hersey
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., Arizona State University
Fall 2022
William Hey
Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Ph.D., Southern Illinios University
Fall 2022
*Kristin Hill
Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy
OTD, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professionals
Summer 2024
Ronald A. Hill
Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry
Ph.D., Ohio State University
Fall 2022
Lacy Hitt
Assistant Professor of Education
Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Fall 2022
*Lyle M. Holin
Assistant Professor of Counseling
Ph.D., Texas A & M University
Fall 2022
Charles Holloway
Professor of Modern Languages
Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Fall 2022
Anissa Horne
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Ph.D., Jackson State University
Fall 2022
Scot A. Humes
Associate Professor of Music
D.M.A., Stony Brook University
Fall 2022
Cecil Hutto
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., University of Mississippi

Fall 2022

David Irwin
Professor and Program Director Speech Language Pathology
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Fall 2024
Keith Jackson
Professor of Pharmacology
Ph.D., University of North Texas Health Sciences Center
Fall 2022
Matthew James
Professor of Music
D.M.A, University of Missouri at Kansas City
Summer 2024
* Barbara Johnson
Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy
OTD, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
Fall 2022
Tammy A. Johnston
Professor of Economics
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Fall 2022
Seetharama D.S. Jois
Professor of Medicinal Chemistry
Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science
Fall 2022
*Terry L Jones
Professor of History
Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Fall 2022
*Robyn Jordan
Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy
Ph.D., University of Louisiana Monroe
Fall 2022
Hyun Chul Jung
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Ph.D., Kyung Hee University, Yongin, South Korea
Fall 2022
Kathleen Kaminski
Assistant Professor of Accounting
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
Fall 2022
*Paul M. Karlowitz
Associate Professor of Aviation
M.S., Central Missouri State University
Fall 2022
Bette J. Kauffman
Professor of Communication
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Fall 2022
Kioh Kim
Associate Professor of Education
Ph.D., University of Wyoming
Fall 2022
Gregory Koers
Assistant Professor of Education
Ph.D., Colorado State University
Summer 2024
Carl A. Kogut
Professor of Economics
Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Fall 2022
Sushma Krishnamurthy
Professor of Biology
Dean, Graduate School
Ph.D., University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Fall 2022
Susan Lacey
Professor of Nursing
Ph.D., Kansas State University
Fall 2022
*Gail Lane
Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy
Ph.D., University of Louisiana Monroe
Fall 2022
Michael R. Lane
Professor of Accounting
Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Fall 2023
Peggy Lane
Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems
Ph.D., University of Arkansas
Fall 2023
*Ken Leppert
Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Sciences
Ph.D., Univeristy of Alabama in Huntsville
Fall 2024
Chad Lewing
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., University of South Dakota
Fall 2023
Connie Lewis
Associate Professor of Nursing
Ph.D., Univeristy of Mississippi Medical Center
Fall 2023
Yong-Yu Liu
Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Ph.D., Shanghai University
Fall 2022
Mara Loeb
Associate Professor of Communication
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Fall 2022
Derle R. Long
Associate Professor of Music
Director, School of Visual and Performing Arts
Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi
Fall 2022
*David M. Lovett
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Ph.D., University of New Mexico
Fall 2022
Matt Lovett
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Ph.D., University of New Mexico
Fall 2022
Myra Lovett
Assistant Professor of Education
Associate Director, School of Education
Coordinator of Field Experience and Teacher Candidacy
Ed.D., University of Louisiana Monroe
Fall 2022
Sandra K. Lunte
Professor of Music
D.M.A., Ball State University
Fall 2022
Christopher Mapp
Associate Professor of Communication
Director, Student Publications
Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Fall 2022
Cynthia Matthews
Assistant Professor of Counseling
Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Spring 2023
Georgios Matthiaolampakis
Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics
Ph.D., University of Patras, Greece
Fall 2022
Janelle R. McDaniel
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., University of Memphis
Fall 2022
William G. McCown
Professor of Psychology
Associate Dean, College of Business and Social Sciences
Ph.D., Loyola University – Chicago
Fall 2022
E. Michelle McEacharn
Professor of Accounting
D.B.A., Louisiana Tech University
Fall 2022
Joseph R. McGahan
Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., The University of Oklahoma
Fall 2022
Sharon A. Meyer
Professor of Toxicology
Ph.D., Cornell University
Fall 2022
*Chris Michaelides
Associate Professor of Modern Languages
Interim Dean, College of Arts, Education, and Sciences
Ph.D., Duke University
Fall 2022
*Emily Mike
Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy
OTD, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
Fall 2022
Patrick Morgan
Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., Duke University
Summer 2024
Carolyn Murphy
Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy
Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Masters of Occupational Therapy Program
OTD, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
Fall 2022
*Todd Murphy
Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Sciences
Ph.D., University of Alabama in Huntsville
Fall 2024
Siva Murru
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, India
Fall 2022
Sami Nazzal
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics
Ph.D., Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Fall 2022
Paul S. Nelson
Professor of Economics
Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Fall 2022
Cathy Newman
Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Spring 2023
Elizabeth Oldfather
Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., Rutgers University
Fall 2022
Matthew D. Overturf
Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D., University of North Texas
Fall 2022
Lesli Pace
Associate Professor of Communication
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Fall 2022
Jack A. Palmer
Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., The University of Georgia
Fall 2022
Eric A. Pani
Professor of Atmospheric Sciences
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Ph.D., Texas Tech University
Fall 2022
Long Pham
Assistant Professor of Managment
Ph.D., New Mexico State University
Fall 2023
Sherlyn Ezell Powell
Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
Ed.D., University of Alabama
Fall 2022
*Rebecca Pickering
Adjunct Instructor of Speech Language Pathology
M.S., University of Louisiana Monroe
Fall 2022
Ava F. Pugh
Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
Ed.D., Mississippi State University
Fall 2022
*Gary Lynn Ratcliff
Professor of Art
Associate Director, School of Visual and Performing Arts
M.F.A., Texas A&M University
Fall 2022
Wendel A. Ray
Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy
Ph.D., Nova University
Fall 2022
Donna A. Rhorer
Associate Professor of English
Ph.D., University of Southwestern Louisiana
Fall 2022
Stephen P. Richters
Professor of Mathematics
Executive Vice President
Ph.D., Brown University
Fall 2022
Tarrieck Rideaux
Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership
Ed.D., Sam Houston State University
Fall 2022
*Raymundo Rodriguez
Associate Professor of Finance
D.M., Colorado Technical University
Fall 2022
William Rogers
Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., Cornell University
Fall 2022
William M. Ryan
Professor of English
M.F.A., University of Massachusetts
Fall 2022
Thomas W. Sasek
Associate Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Duke University
Fall 2022
Pamela Saulsberry
Professor of Social Work
Director, School of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Ph.D., Jackson State University
Fall 2022
Dorothy Schween
Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
Director, School of Education
Ed.D., University of Louisiana Monroe
Fall 2022
Richard D. Seiler, Jr.
Professor of Music
D.M.A., Louisiana State University
Fall 2022
Girish V. Shah
Mary E. and Darrell L. Calhoun Chair
Professor of Pharmacology
Ph.D., University of Bombay
Fall 2022
Samuel Shannon
Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy
Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Fall 2022
Anita Sharma
Associate Professor of Social Work and Gerontology
Ph.D., Florida State University
Fall 2022
*Anne Marie Sisk
Clinical Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology
M.S., University of Louisiana Monroe
Fall 2022
Lon Albert Smith
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Ph.D., Tulane University
Fall 2022
Ruth Elizabeth Smith
Professor of Foreign Languages
Director, School of Humanities
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Fall 2022
Claire Stammerjohan
Professor of Marketing
Ph.D., Mississippi State University
Fall 2022
Shalanda Stanley
Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Fall 2022
*Stacy Starks
Assistant Professor of Health Studies
Ph.D., University of Memphis
Spring 2023
Rick Stevens
Associate Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Fall 2022
Joshua Stockley
Associate Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Fall 2022
John Sutherlin
Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., University of New Orleans
Fall 2022
Jana P. Sutton
Interim Dean, College of Health Sciences
Ph.D., University of Louisiana Monroe
Fall 2022
Paul W. Sylvester
Professor of Pharmacology
B.J. Robison Endowed Professor of Pharmacology
Director of Research and Graduate Studies
Ph.D., Michigan State University
Fall 2022
Matthew Talbert
Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Wake Forest University
Fall 2022
Carl L. Thameling
Professor of Communication
Ph.D., Indiana University - Bloomington
Fall 2022
*Kim Theodos
Assistant Professor of Health Studies
J.D., William Howard Taft University
Fall 2023
Richard Thurlkill
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Fall 2022
Kim Marie Tolson
Professor of Biology
Lillian L. and Fred A. Marx Endowed Professor in Biology
Ph.D., Northeast Louisiana University
Fall 2022
*Cliff Tresner
Associate Professor of Art
Program Coordinator for Art
M.F.A., University of Mississippi
Fall 2022
C. Turner Wilson
Associate Professor of Communication
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Fall 2022
Claire Vangelisti
Associate Professor of Music
D.M.A., University of Texas at Austin
Fall 2022
Nicole Vaux
Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership
Ph.D., University of Alabama
Fall 2022
Kenna Veronee
Assistant Professor of Music
Ph.D., Florida State University
Spring 2024
Bruce C. Walker
Associate Professor of Management
Program Coordinator, Management
Ph.D., University of Arkansas
Fall 2022
*Janis Weber
Instructor of Accounting
M.B.A., Regis University
Fall 2022
Amy Weems
Assistant Professor of Education
Ed.D., University of Louisiana Monroe
Fall 2023
*Jennifer Whited
Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology
Ph.D., University of Louisiana Lafayette
Fall 2022
Allison Wiedemeier
Associate Professor of Biology
Ph.D., University of Missouri, Columbia
Fall 2022
*Paul Wiedemeier
Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems
Ph.D., University of Missouri - Columbia
Fall 2022