Undergraduate Edition 2019-2020

Undergraduate Faculty

Abebe-Akele, Feseha, Assistant Professor, Biology

M.S., Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia)

M.Sc, PhD, University of New Hampshire

Abebe, Eyualem, Professor, Biology

B.S., M.S., Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia)

M.S., P.h.D., Ghent University

Adedeji, Adetayo, Associate Professor, Physics

B.S., University of Ilorin (Nigeria)

M.S., Obafemi Awolowo University (Nigeria)

Ph.D., Auburn University

Adedeji, Dolapo, Assistant Professor, Chemistry

B.S., University of Agriculture Abeokuta (Nigeria)

Ph.D., Auburn University

Allagan, Julian, Assistant Professor, Mathematics

M.S., Ph.D., Auburn University 

Amadi, Confidence, Professor, Finance

B.S., M.S., University of Michigan

M.B.A., D.B.A., Louisiana Tech University

Amadi, Felicia, Assistant Professor, Accounting

M.S., Nova Southeastern University

D.B.A., Argosy University

 

Anthony, Judy C., Chair, Military Science

B.S., Sam Houston State University

M.S., University of Oklahoma

M.S., Florida Institute

 

Asthana, Chandra, Visiting Associate Professor, Engineering Technology

B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science

 

Austin, Nicole, Assistant Professor, Birth to Kindergarten

M.A., Liberty University

Ph.D., Old Dominion University

Banerjee, Hirendranath, Professor, Biology

B.S., Calcutta University (India)

M.S., New York University

Ph.D., Howard University 

 

Banks, Lucretia, Instructor, Criminal Justice

M.A., Norfolk State University

 

Bass, Harry, Professor, Biology

M.S., Ph.D., Atlanta University 

Bowman, Glen, Professor, History

B.A., Cedarville College

M.A., West Virginia University

Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Boykins, Juliet, Lecturer, Music

M.M.Ed., Norfolk State University

M.Ed., Regent University

Brackett, Melody, Associate Professor, Social Work

B.S, Elizabeth City State University

M.S.W., D.S.W., Norfolk State University 

Bradshaw, Scott D., Professor, Psychology

B.S., M.S., Old Dominion University

Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University

Brown, Jennifer, Associate Professor, Kinesiology

M.Ed., Ph.D. Old Dominion University

 

Burks, Karlin, Assistant Professor, MSA School Administration

M.S., Millersville University

M.Ed., Lehigh University

Ed.D., Seton Hall University

Chambers, Mary Lynn, Associate Professor, English

B.A., University of West Ontario, Canada

M.A., Ph.D., East Carolina University 

Combs, Reshema Downing, Mathematics Specialist

B.S., Elizabeth City State University

M.S., Cambridge College

Coulson-Clark, Margery, Professor, Political Science

B.S., Berea College

M.P.A., PhD, University of Kentucky

Crawford, Chyna, Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice

M.A., Forensic Psychology-Marymount University

Ph.D., Prairie View A & M University

Das, Shyamal, Associate Professor, Sociology

B.A., M.A., University of Dhaka (Bangledesh)

M.A., Institute of Social Studies the Hague (The Netherlands)

Ph.D., Southern Illinois University 

Dcosta, Malcolm, Assistant Professor, Computer Science

M.S., P.h.D., University of Houston

 

Del Villar-Juarez, Visiting Assistant Professor, English

M.A., M.Ed., Auburn University

Ph.D., University of Georgia

DiGiacinto, Kacey, Associate Professor, Kinesiology

B.A., M.A., M.S., Ph.D., West Virginia State University

Downing, Kim, Assistant Professor, Clinical Social Work

M.S.W., D.S.W., Norfolk State University

Edmunds, Paulette, Associate Professor, Marketing

B.S., Howard University

M.B.A., Ph.D., Kent State University

Elahi, Mehran, Professor, Mechanical Engineering

B.S., M.S., Mississippi State University

Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Emekalam, Anthony, Associate Professor, Clinical Pharmacy

N.D., H.N.D., Imo-State College of Agriculture (Nigeria)

P.G.D., University of Nigeria

Pharm.D., Howard University

Eslami, Akbar, Professor, Mechanical Engineering

B.S., National University (Iran)

M.S., Ph.D., Old Dominion University

 

Estime, Shatoya, Lecturer, English

B.S., Florida State University

M.S., Nova Southern University

M.S., Elizabeth City State University

Fitchett-Bazemore, Kimberly, Associate Professor, Special Education

B.A., Beaver College-Arcadia University

M.A.SEd., M.S.A., East Carolina University

Ph.D., University of Virginia

 

Fortenbery, Jay, Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice

M.A., Methodist University

Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University 

Frontera-Suau, Roberto, Professor, Biology

B.S., M.S., University of Puerto Rico

Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina

Garnes, Delbert F., Professor, Psychology

B.A., Ohio State University

M.S., Xavier University

Ph.D., St. Louis University 

Gil, José S., Professor, Foreign Languages

B.A., Pablo Montesinos Teachers' College

M.A., Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

Goar, James, Assistant Professor, English

B.A., University of Arizona

M.F.A., Naropa University

Ph.D., University of East Anglia (Norwich, UK)

 

Goodale, TImothy, Assistant Professor, Elementary Education

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Old Dominion University

Gooden, Orestes, Assistant Professor, Aviation Science

B.S., Virginia State University

M.A.S., Embry Riddle Aeronautical University 

Harmon, Gary L., Professor, Biology

B.S., Old Dominion University

M.S., Hampton University

Ph.D., Howard University 

 

Huff, Jacqueline, Associate Professor, Psychology

M.S, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

 

Hunter, Colby, Assistant Professor, Biology

M.S., Auburn University

Ph.D., Alabama State University

Iriarte, Walter, Assistant Professor,Digital Media

M.A., Marshall University

Ph.D., Clemons University

Jackson, Douglas, Associate Professor, Music

B.A., Xavier University of Louisiana

M.M., California State University, Los Angeles

Jasper, Michael, Associate Professor, Literature

B.A., M.S., University of South Carolina

Ph.D., Kent State University

 

Jones, Kenneth L., Professor, Mathematics

B.S., M.A., Campbell University

M.Eng., North Carolina State University

M.B.A., Strayer University

Ph.D., American University

Kang, Boung Jin, Assistant Professor, Health & Physical Education

B.S., M.A., Kyung-Hee University (Korea)

M.A., Ball State University

Ph.D., Purdue University

Kanjilal, Debjani, Associate Professor, Economics

B.S., M.S., University of Calcutta (India)

M.A., Ph.D., University of Memphis

Kaur-Walker, Kulwinder, Professor, Psychology

B.Ed., Maharshi Dayanand University (India)

M.A., Guru Nanak Dev University

Ph.D., Delhi University

Kersha-Aerga, Dorothy, Associate Professor, Juvenile Justice

B.L., University of Abuja School of Law (Nigeria)

LL.M., Ahmadu Bello University (Nigeria)

M.S.C., Ph.D., Prairie View A & M University 

Kulkarni, Krishna H., Professor, Mathematics

B.S., Karnatak University

M.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Ph.D., Karnatak University

 

Kumar, Bijandra, Assistant Professor, Engineering Technology

M.Sc., C.C.S., University (Meerut)

Ph.D., University of Brittany

Kupietz, Kevin, Assistant Professor, Sociology/Emergency Management

B.S., Bucharest National University of Arts

M.S., East Carolina University

Ph.D., Capella University

 

Lim, Namhum, Visiting Assisting Professor, Business Administration

M.S., University of Minnesota

Ph.D., Indiana University Bloomington

Loebach, Peter, Assistant Professor, Sociology/Emergency Management

M.S., Ph.D. University of Utah

Luchian, Eric, Assistant Professor, Graphic Design

M.F.A., Florida Atlantic University

Ph.D., Lancaster University

Luton, Cheryl, Visiting Assistant Professor, Education

BS, Towson University

M.Ed., Elizabeth City State University

Ph.D., Capella University

 

Mangham, Robin, Lecturer, Aviation Science

B.S., Excelsior College

M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

McKee, Adam, Assistant Professor, English

M.A., Kent State University

Ph.D., Florida State

Miller, Jenna, Lecturer, English

B.A., M.A., East Carolina University

Mitchell, Lloyd W., Associate Professor, Health and Physical Education

B.A., University of Washington

B.A., Eastern Oregon State College

M.P.H., Oregon State University

M.S., Ph.D., University of North Dakota

 

Naylor, Stephan, Lecturer, Music

M.A., Howard University

 

Neal, Victor, Lecturer, Criminal Justice

B.A., North Carolina Central University

M.A., University of Kentucky

 

Norman, Brenda, Professor, Social Work

B.S.W., M.S.W., D.S.W., Norfolk State University

Nwala, Kingsley N., Professor, Economics

B.B.A., M.B.A., University of the District of Columbia

Ph.D., Howard University

Ogwu, Alex I., Professor, Accounting

B.S., Grambling State University

M.A., Prairie View A&M University

Ph.D., Howard University

Oriaku, Ebere A., Mickey L. Burnim Endowed Professor, Economics

B.B.A., University of Arkansas (Little Rock)

M.A., Clark Atlanta University

J.D., Roosevelt University (Netherlands)

M.A., Antioch University

Ph.D., Howard University

Oriaku, Ngozi E.A., Professor, Business Administration

B.B.A., University of the District of Columbia

M.S., Norfolk State University

Ph.D., Clark-Atlanta University

 

Overton, Reginald, Associate Professor, Sport Management

M.S., Tennessee State University

M.B.A., Auburn University

Ed.D., Temple University

M.S.A., MA.Ed., Carolina University

Ph.D., University of Virginia

Palestrant, Christopher, Professor, Music

B.A., College of Wooster

M.M., M.A., New York University

D.M.A., John Hopkins University 

Payne, Gloria, Rausch Endowed Professor, Biology

B.S., Saint Augustine’s College

Ph.D., Atlanta University

Poole, Dana, Mathematics Specialist

B.S., M.S., Elizabeth City State University

 

Rawat, Kuldeep, Associate Professor, Computer Engineering

B.S., Bombay University (India)

M.S., Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Raynor, Sharon, Associate Professor, English

B.A., M.A., East Carolina University

Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Reed, Charles, Associate Professor, History

B.A., Wheeling Jesuit University

M.A., Marquette University

Ph.D., University of Maryland

Rogers, Tarsha, Chair, University Studies

B.A., Elizabeth City State University

M.A., East Carolina University

Ph.D., Regent University 

Rousch, Jeffrey M., Professor, Biology

B.S., University of Hartford

B.S., Johnson State College

M.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Ph.D., Arizona State University

 

Sengupta, Dipendra C., Professor, Mathematics

B.Sc., M.Sc., University of Kalyani (India)

M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook

Sengupta, Jharna D., Professor, Mathematics

B.Sc., M.Sc., University of Kalyani (India)

M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook

Serbessa, Tesfaye, Associate Professor, Chemistry

B.A., Asmara University (Iran)

M.S., Addis Ababa University

Ph.D., Auburn University

Sharma, Narendra, Associate Professor, Accounting

B.S., M.S., University of Delhi (India)

Ph.D., Northcentral University

 

Shimabukuro, Karra, Visiting Assistant Professor, English

B.F.A., M.S.Ed., East Carolina University

Ph.D., University of Mexico

Siddiqui, Shirin, Visiting Associate Professor, Chemistry

B.A., M.S., University of Dhaka (Bangladesh)

Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

 

Smith, Joy, Professor, Business Administration

M.S., Northwestern University

M.P.M., Western Carolina University

M.A.P., DePaul University

J.D., Northwestern University

Ph.D., New York University

 

Smith, Kimberly, Assistant Professor, English

M.A., Rutgers University

Ph.D., State University of New York

 

Spellman, Elaine, Visiting Assistant Professor, Elementary Education

M.S., Hunter College

Ed.D., Walden University

 

Stevenson, Andre, Professor, Social Work

M.S.W., M.P.H., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

 

Stiles, John, Assistant Professor, Graphic Design

B.A., East Carolina University

M.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design

 

Stone, Elton, Lecturer, Aviation Science

M.S., American Military University

Stuckey, Melissa, Assistant Professor, History

M.A., Ph.D., Yale University

Swan, Walter R., Associate Professor, Music

B.M., Alcorn State University

M.M., Mississippi College

D.M.A., University of Southern Mississippi

 

Sykes, Jannifer, Assistant Professor, Birth to Kindergarten

B.S., M.Ed., Elizabeth City State University

Ed.D., Argosy University

Talukder, M Hanif, Associate Professor, Mathematics

B.S., Jahangirnagar University, Dakar (Bangladesh)

M.S., Tennessee Technological University

Ph.D., Texas Technological University

Tao, Kungpo, Assistant Professor, Marketing

B.A., National Pingtung University of Science and Technology (Taiwan)

M.B.A., National Dong Hwa University (Taiwan)

M.S., Texas A&M University at Commerce

Ph.D., Old Dominion University

 

Tarik, Latif, Assistant Professor, History

B.S., Norfolk State University

M.Ed., Regent University

Ph.D., Howard University

 

Thevenin, Valencia, Assistant Professor, Music

M.M., Ph.D., University of Mississippi

 

Unal, Ali, Assistant Professor, Business Administration

M.A., Uludag University (Turkey)

Ph.D., Rutgers University

 

Wages, Michelle, Assistant Professor, Elementary Education

M.Ed., Texas Wesleyan University

Ph.D., Capella University

Wang, Jingbin, Associate Professor, History

B.A., Heilongjiang University

M.A., Beijing Foreign Studies University

M.A., PhD, University of Chicago

 

Ward, Farrah, Professor, Mathematics

M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Whelan, Jeffrey, Assistant Professor, Art

M.A., Regent University 

M.F.A., East Carolina University 

Williams, Sheila, Assistant Professor, Education

B.A., Elizabeth City State University

M.Ed., East Carolina University

Ed.D., Argosy University, Sarasota 

Winrow, Michael A., Associate Professor, Biology

B.S., M.S., Tennessee State University

Ph.D., Wayne State University

Young, Margaret M., Associate Professor, Biology

B.S., Mphil., University of West Indies (MONA)

Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Yuan, Jinchun, Professor, Chemistry

B.S., Peking University (China)

M.S., University of Science & Technology of China

M.S., University of Hawaii at Manoa

Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Yuan, Xiaoli, Associate Professor, Accounting

B.A., Changchun Taxation College

M.B.A., Xiamen University

M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Ph.D., Florida International University