Faculty

Name Title Degree(s) Department
S. Gail Allen, B.M.Ed., M.M., Ed.D. Professor B.M.Ed., M.M., Ed.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Music
William Bradford, B.A., M.Ed. Assistant Professor B.A., University of New Hampshire; M.Ed., University of Tennessee-Chattanooga Aeronautics
Fred Bolton, B.A., M.P.A., M.S.S., Ph.D. Clinical Professor B.A., The American University; M.P.A., George Mason University; M.S.S., U.S. Army War College ; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University Business Administration
Richard S. Breen, B.A., M.F.A. 
Professor B.A., Averett College; M.F.A., Western Illinois University Theatre
Aimee Brenner, B.A., M.A., M.S., Ph.D. Assistant Professor B.A., James Madison University; M.S., Radford University; M.A., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Education
S. Lee Burton, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Professor B.S., Appalachian State University; M.S., Old Dominion University; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Physical Education, Wellness & Sport Science/Athletic Training
Lyle E. Cady, Jr., B.A., M.S., M.B.A., D.B.A Professor B.A., Rutgers State University; M.S., Seton Hall University; M.B.A., New York University; D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University Business Administration
James S. Caldwell, B.S., Ph.D. Professor B.S., University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., Wake Forest University, Bowman Gray School of Medicine Post-doctoral Study: Harvard Medical School Biological and Physical Sciences
Andrew McNeill Canady, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor B.A., Wake Forest University; M.A., Ph.D., Rice University History
Barbara A. Clark, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Professor B.A., College of St. Elizabeth; M.A., State University of New York at Binghamton University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Spanish
Catherine O. Clark, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor/ Director of Study Abroad

B.A., Salem College; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill English and French
Rebecca L. Clark, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Professor B.A., Stratford College; M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University Sociology
Darnell Cockram, Ed.D., R.N. Interim Dean R.N., Martin Memorial School of Nursing; B.S.N., University of Virginia; M.S.N., Emory University; Ed.D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Nurse Education
Gretchen M. Cohenour, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Assistant Professor B.A., St. Edwards University; M.A., Texas Tech University; Ph.D., University of Rhode Island English
Nancy Dameron, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N.
Clinical Assistant Professor R.N., Danville Regional Medical Center; B.S.N., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.S.N., Old Dominion University Nurse Education
Stephen Davidson, B.S., M.S. Assistant Professor B.S. Bluefield College; M.S. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Mathematics
Elaine L. Day, B.A., M.L.S. Director of Library/ Associate Professor B.A., Syracuse University; M.S.L.S., University of North Carolina  
Deborah M. DeMarey, B.S., M.B.A., B.S., Ph.D. Associate Professor  B.S., University of Maine-Farmington; M.B.A., Western New England College; B.S., Westfield State College; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln Biological and Physical Sciences
Hank Dempsey, B.M., M.M. Assistant Professor B.M., M.M., Ouachita Baptist College Aeronautics
Zana Kepuska Devlin, B.S., M.S. Visiting Instructor B.S., Averett University; M.S., Duke University Biological and Physical Sciences
Donald Travis Ethington, B.A., M.S., Ph.D. Professor B.A., Centre College of Kentucky; M.S., Mississippi State University; Ph.D.; University of Georgia Mathematics
Richard M. Ferguson, Jr., B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D. Professor B.S., James Madison University; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Virginia Physical Education, Wellness & Sport Science/Athletic Training
Jackie W. Finney, B.A., M.F.A. Professor B.A., Averett College; M.F.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro Theatre
Antoinette M. Gazda, B.A., M.A.
Visiting Instructor B.A., Averett University; M.A., University of North Carolina Wilmington English
John M. Guarino, B.S., A.M., M.B.A., Ph.D. Professor B.S., State College at Bridgewater; A.M. Dartmouth College; M.B.A., University of Connecticut; Ph.D., Syracuse University Business Administration
Kevin M. Harden, A.A., B.A., M.L.S. Social Sciences/Electronic Resources Librarian,
Associate Professor
A.A., Louisburg College; B.A., Elon College; M.L.S., North Carolina Central University  
Laura L. Hartman, A.A., B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Professor A.A., Cuyahoga Community College; B.A., Arizona State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin Sociology/Criminal Justice
Anna D. Hatten, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Professor B.A., Mercer University; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro Psychology
Jean L. Hatten, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Professor B.A., Mercer University; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro Psychology
Ralph K. Hawkins, B.A., M.A., D.Min., Ph.D. Associate Professor B.A., M.A., David Lipscomb University; D.Min., Sewanee: University of the South; Ph.D., Andrews University Religion
Jack I. Hayes, Jr., B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Professor B.A., Hampden-Sydney College; M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina History
Virginia Henderson, A.A.S., B.S., M.Ed. Assistant Professor A.A.S., Ohio State University; B.S., Averett University; M.Ed., Lynchburg College Equestrian Studies
David E. Hoffman, A.B., M.A., Ed.D. Professor B.A., M.A., Marshall University; Ed.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro English and Journalism
Susan L. Huckstep, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Assistant Professor B.A., Averett College; M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Ph.D., Regent University Communication Studies/Journalism
Jennifer Hughes, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor B.S., Cornell University; M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., Emory University English
Michael Jernigan, B.A., M.I.S, Ph.D. Associate Professor B.A., Old Dominion University; M.I.S., Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University Business Administration
Diane P. Kendrick, B.S., M.Ed., M.F.A. Professor B.S., East Carolina University; M.Ed., M.F.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro Art
Simona Kragh. B.A., M.A., M.A, Ph.D. Assistant Professor B.A., Universitá Cattolica del Sacro Cuore; M.A., M.A., Marquette University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina History and Political Science
Barbara A. Kushubar, B.S., M.S.S. Associate Professor B.S., Averett University; M.S.S., United States Sports Academy Physical Education, Wellness & Sport Science/Athletic Training
Chung Kwon, B.A., M.B.A., M.S., Ph.D. Associate Professor B.A., Yonsei University, Seoul Korea; M.B.A., Yonsei University, Seoul Korea; M.S., Florida Technology Institute; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University Business Administration
Wilfred P. Lawrence, B.S., M.B.A., M.Ed. Assistant Professor B.S., University of Illinois, M.B.A., University of West Florida; M.Ed., Lynchburg College Education
Steven R. Lemery, B.A., M.S. Associate Professor B.A., Southern Illinois University; M.S.; University of Arizona Mathematics and Computer Science
Anne Lewis, B.M., M.M., D.M.A. Associate Professor  B.M., M.M., Baylor University; D.M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro Music
Melanie Lewis, B.S, M.S. Assistant Professor B.S, Radford University; M.S., High Point College Physical Education, Wellness & Sport Science/Athletic Training
Hsiu-Chen Liu, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.         Assistant Professor B.A., Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taiwan; M.A., University of New Orleans; Ph.D., University of Idaho Physical Education, Wellness & Sport Science/Athletic Training
Robert C. Marsh, B.S., M.F.A. Professor B.S., Florence State University; M.F.A., University of Mississippi Art
Laura Meder, B.S., M.Sc. Associate Professor B.S., Averett University; M.Sc., University of London Biological and Physical Sciences
Karen C. Oaks, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N. Clinical Assistant Professor R.N., Danville Regional Medical Center; B.S.N., M.S.N., Old Dominion University Nurse Education
Alice M. Obenchain-Leeson, B.B.A., M.B.A., D.B.A.       Professor  B.B.A., Roanoke College; M.B.A., Averett College; D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University Business Administration
George Odongo, B.S., M.Ed. Ed.D. Assistant Professor B.S., The University of Nairobi; M.Ed., Wichita State University; Ed.D., Texas Tech University Education
Susan E. Osborne, B.S., M.A., M.O.R. Associate Professor B.S., Averett College; M.A., Wake Forest University; M.O.R., North Carolina State University Mathematics
Pamela B. Riedel, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D. Professor B.S., M.Ed., Averett College; Ed.S., Ed.D., The College of William and Mary Education
Jason Owen Robertson, B.S., M.P.H., Ed.S, D.H.Sc. Assistant Professor B.S., Averett University; M.P.H., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Ed.S., Appalachian State University; D.H.Sc., NOVA Southeastern University Biological and Physical Sciences
Jennifer S. Robinson, B.A., M.L.S. Technical Services Librarian/
Assistant Professor
B.A., Averett College; M.L.S., The University of North Carolina at Greensboro  
David I. Rosenberg, B.A., M.S., Ph.D. Professor B.A., University of Virginia; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University Psychology
Nancy Ryan, B.B.A,, M.B.A., Ph.D. Associate Professor B.B.A, M.B.A., Ph.D., Texas Tech University Business Administration
Lee Sandstead, B.A., B.S.
                                                             
Assistant Professor B.A., B.S., Middle Tennessee State University Art
Sergey V. Samoilenko, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Associate Professor B.S., Institute of Soviet Trade Technology; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University Information Systems
Eugene Steadman, Jr., B.S., M.B.A., D.B.A. Professor B.S., M.B.A., University of South Carolina; D.B.A., Louisiana Tech University Business Administration
Phillip R. Sturm, B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D. Professor B.S., M.B.A., Murray State University; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University Business Administration
Chin-Chyuan Tai, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Professor B.A., M.A., National Taiwan University; M.A.; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati Economics
John S. Termini, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Professor B.A., University of Tulsa; M.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University Business Administration
Gary A. Tucker, B.S., M.A., Ph.D. Associate Professor  B.S., Averett College; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University; Graduate Study, Nova Southeastern University Mathematics and Computer Science
Brian S. Turner, B.S., M.T., C.P.A. Associate Professor B.S., Averett College; M.T., Old Dominion University; C.P.A. Virginia Business Administration
Marvin Jimmy Turner, A.S., B.S., M.S., M.Div., Ph.D. Assistant Professor A.S., Danville Community College; B.S., Averett University;  M.S., Wake Forest University; M.Div., Ph.D., Biblical Life College and Seminary Biological and Physical Sciences
James M. Verdini, B.A., M.L.S., M.A. Humanities/Access Services Librarian, Associate Professor B.M., Western Connecticut State University; M.L.S., Southern Connecticut State University; M.A., Yale University  
Martha Wall-Whitfield, B.F.A., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor B.F.A., M.Ed., Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University Education
Patrick Wasley, B.A., M.A., M.S., Ph.D. Bibliographic Services Librarian/Archivist, Assistant Professor B.A., West Chester University; M.A., Bowling Green State University; M.S., The University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Ph.D., West Chester University  
Jane Wiseman, A.B., M.A., Ph.D. Assistant Professor A.B., Duke University; M.A., University of Illinois; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania English
Jeffrey S. Woo, B.A., M.B.A., D.B.A. Associate Professor B.A., Mary Washington College; M.B.A., Averett College; D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University Business Administration
Steven D. Wray, B.Ed., M.Ed., J.D., Ph.D. Professor B.Ed., M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Florida; J.D., Washington and Lee University; Graduate Study, Harvard University; New York University, Post Graduate School of Medicine; University of Louisville, Southern Police Institute Sociology/Criminal Justice
Peggy C. Wright, B.S., M.S., D.B.A. Professor  B.S., Averett College; M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University Business Administration
       

Faculty Emeriti

     
M. Elizabeth Compton, B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Professor, Education   1968-1999
     
Edward Fisher, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor, Biology   1969-2008
     
J. Thomson Foster, B.S.Ed., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Professor, Physical Sciences and Wellness/Sport Science   1988-2008  
     
Clara G. Fountain, B.A., M.S.L.S.
Associate Professor, Humanities Librarian, Archivist,    1989-2007
     
Ann D. Garbett, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor, English   1978-2010
     
Juanita G. Grant, B.S., B.S. in L.S., M.L.A.
Professor, Director of Library   1967-1995
     
Betty B. Heard, B.A., M.A, Ph.D.
Professor, English   1981-2011
     
Richard M. Inlow, B.S., M.A., D.Arts
Associate Professor, Mathematics   1967-1995
     
Mary Evelyn Jefferson, B.A., M.A., M.S.L.S.
Associate Professor, Reference Librarian   1976-1987
     
Margaret Lanham, A.B., A.M., Ph.D.
Professor, English   1943-1978
     
John C. H. Laughlin, B.A., M. Div., Ph.D.
Professor, Religion   1979-2011
     
Charlotte Read, B.S., M.S.
Associate Professor, Business Administration   1955-1990
     
Betty J. Steele, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor, English   1981-2002
     

Douglas Woundy, B.A., M.S.A., Ph.D.
Professor, Business Administration   1997-2009