College Faculty

School of Arts and Sciences

Department of English, Journalism, and Media Communications

ANDREWS, MICHAEL, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Journalism
Assistant Professor
Arkansas State University, The University of Alabama

GOLAR, NORMAN, B.A, M.F.A. Ph.D.
English
Associate Professor
Knox College, The University of Alabama

GOLAR, REGINA, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
English
Associate Professor
Stillman College, The University of Alabama

DATTA, SHOMPABALLI, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
English
Associate Professor
Jadavpur University, The University of Alabama

McCORMICK, PAIGE, B.A., M.Div., M.A., Ph.D.
English
Associate Professor
Samford University, Southeastern Seminary, North Carolina State University, The University of Alabama

PETERSON, TAMALYN, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
English
Associate Professor
Stillman College, Clark Atlanta University, Georgia State University

PRITCHETT, LARRY, M.A.
Media Communication
Assistant Professor
California State University, Los Angeles

REESE, ROMEO, B.A., M.F.A.
Media Communications
Assistant Professor; Director of Digital Communications
Central State University, Chatham University

 

Department of Natural Sciences

CHAUDHURI, ANATHBANDHU, B.S., M.S., PH.D 
Biology
Associate Professor
University of Burdwan, Kalyani University, University of Calcutta 

DRAKE, TASHA, B.A., Ph.D.
Chemistry
Assistant Professor
Amherst College, Northwestern University

GARY, LISA, B.S., M.S., M.P.H., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Biology
Associate Professor
Spelman, University of Michigan, Yale University

HILL, LORRABELLE, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Biology
Assistant Professor
Alabama A&M University

KANNAR, SHER, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Physics
Professor
University of Dar es Salaam, Clarkson University,
Columbia Pacific University

LITTLE, REGINALD, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Chemistry
Associate Professor
Georgia Institute of Technology, Louisiana State University,
Georgia Institute of Technology

Department of Psychology

HODARI, ASKHARI, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Psychology
Associate Professor
Spelman College, Howard University

HUTCHINSON, SONYA, B.A., M.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Psychology
Associate Professor
Spelman College, Auburn University at Montgomery, The University of Alabama

JEMISON, SANDRA, B.S., M.A., ED.S, Ph.D.
Psychology
Associate Professor
The University of Alabama

MYERS, BEVERLY, J. B.S., B.S.N., M.S.N., M.A., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Psychology
Assistant Professor
The University of West Georgia, University of Montevallo, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Department of Religion and Theology

BASS, DEBRA M., B.A., M.Div., M.Ph., Ph.D.
Religion
Associate Professor
Drew University, Princeton Theological Seminary, Drew University

CHINULA, DONALD, B.A., J.D., LL.M., M.Div., M.A., Ph.D.
Religion
Associate Professor
Carleton College, University of Minnesota Law School Columbia University School of Law, Interdenominational Theological Center-Atlanta, Claremont School of Theology; Further study; University of California-Berkeley, University of California-Los Angeles, Stanford University

McCORMICK, C. MARK, B.A., M.Div., M.A., Ph.D.
Religion
Associate Professor
Samford University, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

NGONG, DAVID, B.Th., M.Div., Ph.D.
Theology
Professor
University of South Africa, Central Baptist
Theological Seminary, Baylor University

SCRIVNER, JOSEPH, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Religion
Assistant Professor
Crichton College, Reformed Theological Seminary, Princeton Theological Seminary

Department of Social Sciences

CADDELL, APRIL B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Education
Associate Professor
Spelman College, The University of Alabama

JENNINGS, THOMAS S., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
History
Associate Professor
Iowa State University, The University of Alabama

KREISER, LAWRENCE A., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
History
Associate Professor
Virginia Military Institute, Bowling Green State University,
The University of Alabama

SOARIES, CRAIG, B.A., M.A., M.MUS. DBA
Interdisciplinary Studies
Associate Professor; Director of Interdisciplinary Studies
Ithaca College, Old Dominion University, Mercer University, Case Western Reserve University

SUNDARAVADIVELU, DAYANAND, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Criminal Justice
Assistant Professor
Loyola College, University of Madras, Prairie View A&M University

 

School of Business

Department of Business Administration

MCCOY, ISAAC, B.S., M.P.S.
Business
Dean
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, DePaul University

SYLER-WOODS, FLORAN, B.S., M.ACC, Ph.D., CPA, CIA
Accounting and Data Analytics
Associate Professor
University of New Orleans, Kennesaw State University, Mercer University 

STEELE, THADDEUS, B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D
Business 
Instructor
Howard University
University of Alabama, Howard University

WILLIAMS, CAROL, A.S., B.S., M.S., Ed.S, Ph.D.
Business
Associate Professor
Mississippi State University, Mississippi State University
Mississippi University for Women, Lane College

WOKUKWU, KINGSLEY, A.S., B.S., M.B.A., D.B.A.
Business
Assistant Professor
Lakeland College, Nova Southeastern University

Department of Computational and Information Sciences

HARRIS, KEVIN, B.S., M.S., D.B.A.
Information Science
Associate Professor
Lincoln University, Southern Illinois University, Argosy University

KARIM, RAMIN GOUDARZI, B.S., M.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Mathematics
Assistant Professor
Semnan University, Lahijan Azad University, University of Alabama, University of Alabama at Birmingham

LAURENT-RICE, MARIA, B.S., M.S.
Information Science
Assistant Professor
Director of Computer Information Systems
Texas Women's University, Southern Methodist University

School of Education 

Department of Art, Music & Language Education

BAXTER, ROBERT, B.A.
Music
Director of Bands, Applied Studies Instructor
Stillman College 

WHEELER, JESSE, B.S., M.A., Ph.D., M. B.A.
Music
Chair of Fine Arts, Music, and Language
Northwestern University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of California, Los Angeles, University of Alabama 

SHANNON, KELLY, B.S., B.F.A., M.F.A
Art
Visual Arts Instructor, Art Education Activity Director, Coordinator of Art Education
The University of Montevallo, University of Alabama

UPSHAW, ALLISON, B.A., M.M., Ph.D.
Music
Vocal Music Assistant Professor
Oberlin Conservatory, Louisiana State University, The University of Alabama

Department of Education

GOVENS, RUTH-AIM√ČE BELONNI-ROSARIO, B.S., M.DIV.
Language
Assistant Professor; Associate Dean of Student Success
Universidad de Puerto Rico, Princeton Theological Seminary.

HAYES, MICHELLE, B.S., M.ED., ED.S., ED.D.
Education
Assistant Professor of Education, Coordinator of Secondary Education Certification
Troy University, University of South Alabama, Samford University

PITTS, DAMITA., B.S., M.A., ED.S., ED.D
Education
Assistant Professor
Miles College, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Nova Southeastern

PORTERFIELD, SHARON, B.S., M.A., ED.S., ED.D.
Education
Dean of the School of Education, CAEP Coordinator
University of Alabama Birmingham, Samford University, Nova Southeastern University

RICHARDSON, DOROTHY, B.S., M.A., ED.S.
Education
Education Instructor, Director of Teacher Education, Certification Officer for Education
Stillman College, University of Alabama

TURNER, PATRICIA, B.A., M.A., ED.D.
Education
Assistant Professor of Collaborative Education
Stillman College, Alabama State University, Northcentral University

 

Department of Kinesiology

MOODY, S. DENISE, A.S., B.S., M.A.
Human Performance
Coach and Physical Education Instructor
Snead State Community College, University of Alabama

PEOPLES, FRANKIE, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Human Performance
Assistant Professor of Physical Education
Southern University, University of Alabama, United States Sports Academy