Apr 21, 2024  
UA Little Rock Academic Publications 
    
UA Little Rock Academic Publications

UA Little Rock Faculty


Faculty Listing by Academic Departments/Schools

Accounting Applied Communication | Art & Design |
 Biology ​| Business Information Systems |
Construction Management and Civil and Construction Engineering | Computer Science
Counseling, Human Performance, & Rehabilitation | Criminal Justice
 | Economics and Finance | English ​| Engineering
History | Information Science Management | Marketing | Mass Communication
Mathematics & Statistics | Music | Nursing |
| Psychology | Public Affairs | Rhetoric & Writing | 
 School of EducationSchool of Human Inquiry | School of Physical SciencesSocial Work | 
Theatre | World Languages 

 

William H. Bowen School of Law

Clinton School of Public Service

For additional faculty and staff contact information, see the online University Directory.


Christy DraleChancellor, Professor of Mass Communication; B.A, M.A., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Ann BainExecutive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost, Professor of Nursing; BSN, MSN, University of Central Arkansas; Ed.D., UA Little Rock 

Accounting

Dorsey, Roger (Assistant Professor) 
BA, Hendrix College, Sociology, 1990
JD, William and Mary Law School, Law, 1993
BS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Accounting, 1997
BBA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Computer Information Systems, 1997
LL.M. in Taxation, University of Florida Law School, Taxation 2003

Kerr, Joshua (Instructor)
BS,  Arkansas State University, Accounting, 2003
MS, Arkansas State University, Accounting, 2010

Kumar, Gaurav (Associate Professor)   
BA, Panjab University, Commerce, Accounting, 1997
MS, Kurukshetra University, Finance & Control, 1999
Ph.D., University of Mississippi, Accounting, Finance, and Economics,  2006

Lin, Chieh
BBA, Accounting, National Chung Cheng University, 2014
MBA, National Taiwan University, 2016
Ph.D., Accounting, Syracuse University, 2023

Taylor-Shavers, Cynthia (Associate Professor) 
BS, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Accounting,1991
MBA, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Business Administration,1993
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, Accounting, 1998


Applied Communication

Chatham-Carpenter, April D. (Professor)
BA, University of Central Arkansas, Speech Communication, 1984
MA, University of Oklahoma, Communication, 1986
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, Communication, 1991

Driskill, Gerald W. (Professor)
Ph.D., University of Kansas, Communication Studies, 1991

McIntyre, Kristen A. G. (Professor)
BA, University of North Dakota, English, 1998
MA, Iowa State University, English, 2000
Ph.D. North Dakota State University, Communication, 2006

Mirivel, Julien C. (Professor)
BA, University of Northern Iowa, Communication studies, 2000
MA, University of Colorado, Communication studies, 2002
Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder, Communication Studies, 2005

Oliver Blackburn, Bailey (Assistant Professor)
BA, University of Alabama, Telecommunication & Film, 2012
MA, University of Alabama, Communication Studies, 2014
Group Facilitator Certificate, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Group Facilitation, 2019
Ph.D., Arizona State University, Human Communication, 2018

Thombre, Avinash (Professor)
BA, Indira Gandhi National Open University, History, Economics, 1998
BS, Bangalore University, Botany, Chemistry and Zoology, 1993
MS, Bangalore University, Mass Communication, 1995
Ph.D., University of New Mexico, Communication, 2004

Thompson, Carol L. (Professor)
BA, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Speech Communication, 1967
MA, Southern Illinois University, Speech, and Theatre, 1971
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Speech Communication, 1979

West Halford, Katie K. (Instructor)
MA, University of Arkansas, Applied Communication Studies, 2012


Art & Design

Cates, Kevin L. (Associate Professor) 
BA, University of Arkansas Little Rock, Graphic Design/Illustration, 1994
MFA, University of Memphis, Graphic Design, 2006

Clifton, Thomas G. (Professor)
BFA Minnesota State University - Moorhead, Studio Art, 1989
MFA Savannah College of Art and Design, Illustration, 1993

Dory, Ben (Visiting Faculty)
BFA, Kansas University, Design, 2007
MFA, Southern Illinois University, Art - Metalsmithing, 2014

Higgins, Dustin D. (Instructor)
BA, University of Arkansas, Art, 2003

Larsen, Lynne A. E. (Assistant Professor)
BA, Brigham Young University, Humanities, 2003
MA, University of Iowa, Art History, 2007
Ph.D., University of Iowa, African Art History, 2014

Livaudais, Joli K. (Assistant Professor)
BA, University of Texas at Arlington, Psychology, 1994
MFA, Louisiana Tech University, Art, 2013
MS, University of Texas at Arlington, Experimental Psychology, 1998

Martin Ph.D., Floyd W. (Professor)
BA, Carleton College, Art History, 1973
MA, University of Iowa, Art History, 1975
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Art History, 1982

Scheidt, Peter N. (Visiting Faculty)
BA, Brown University, Visual Arts, Modern Culture and Media, 2009
MFA, San Diego State University, Furniture Design and Woodworking, 2017

Sikes Jr, Ricky W. (Visiting Faculty)
BFA, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Illustration, 2010
MFA, Louisiana Tech University, Studio Art, 2018

Warrick, Michael R. (Professor)
BS, Illinois State University, Ceramics, 1977
MFA, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Sculpture/Ceramics, 1983

Yamada, Kensuke (Adjunct Faculty)
BA, The Evergreen State College, 2005
MFA, University of Montana, Ceramics, 2009


Biology

Ali, Nawab (Associate Professor)
BS, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, Chemistry, 1980
MS, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, Biochemistry, 1982
M. Phil., Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, Biochemistry, 1985
Ph.D., Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, Biochemistry, 1987

Bush IV, John M. (Professor)
BS, Louisiana Tech University, Zoology, 1981
MS, Louisiana Tech University, Zoology, 1984
Ph.D., LSUMC Shreveport, Microbiology and Immunology, 1991

Grace, Stephen C. (Associate Professor)
BS, Louisiana State University, General Studies, 1988
Ph.D., Duke University, Botany: Cell and Molecular Biology, 1994

He, Qingfang (Professor)
BS, Jiangxi Agricultural University, Agronomy, 1986
MS, China Agricultural University, Plant Genetics and Breeding, 1989
Ph.D., Arizona State University, Botany, 1998

Hearnsberger, Scott M. (Instructor)
BA, Rhodes College, Biology, 1994
MS, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Physiology, and Biophysics, 2001

Khodakovskaya, Mariya V. (Professor)
MS, Far Eastern Federal University, Biology, 1992
Ph.D., Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Far Eastern Branch, Plant Physiology, 1997

Landers, Joshua B. (Lecturer)
BS, University of Central Arkansas, Dietetics/Nutrition, 2000
Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Central Arkansas, Physical Therapy, 2003

Leacock, Stefanie W.
MA, Yale University, Genetics, 2006
Ph.D., Yale University, Genetics, 2006

Lesch, Raffaela (Assistant Professor)
BS, University of Vienna, Zoology, 2014
MS, University of Vienna, Behavioral Biology, 2016
Ph.D., University of Vienna, 2021

Tang, Fusheng
BS, Normal  Univ China, 1984
MS, Chinese Acad Sci, 1987
Ph.D., The University of Iowa, Biochemistry, 2002

Wang, Hong L. (Associate Professor)
Ph.D., The University of Newcastle, Biology, 1994

Woolbright, Scott A. (Assistant Professor)
MS, Northern Arizona University, Biology, 2001
Ph.D., Northern Arizona University, Biology, 2010


Business Information Systems

Chachere, Donna, Lecturer (Adjunct)
BBA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Business Information Systems, 2014
MS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Business Information Systems, 2016

Clements, Sarah, Instructor
BA, Brewton-Parker College, 1999     
MA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Interpersonal and Organizational Communication, 2005

Djafarzadeh, Shervin, Lecturer (Adjunct)
BS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Computer Science, 2002
MS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Business Information Systems, 2017

Farmahan, Inderpreet, Lecturer (Adjunct)          
BS, Lukhdhirji Engineering College, Engineering, 2000
MS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Management Information Systems, 2006

Johnson, Vess (Assistant Professor)
BS, Mississippi State University, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, 1980
BA, Mississippi State University, Philosophy, 1981
MS, Mississippi State University, Computer Science,1986
Ph.D., Decision Sciences University of North Texas, Business Computer Information Systems, 2014.

Kim, Sung-Kwan (Associate Professor)
BA, Kyung-Hee University, Seoul Korea, English,1984.
MBA, University of Missouri, Columbia, Management Information Systems, 1990. 
Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Management Information Systems, 2001.

Kumi, Richard (Assistant Professor)
BA, University of Ghana, Economics and Political Science,1987
MA, Brock University, Political Science, 1992
MS, University of North Texas, Information Technology, 2005
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, Management Information Systems, 2013

Mitchell, Robert (Professor)
BS, Louisiana Tech University, Business Administration, 1973
MBA, Louisiana Tech University, Business Administration, 1975
DBA, Louisiana Tech University, Business Administration, 1979

Reed, Pamela, Lecturer (Adjunct)
BS, University of Phoenix, Management, 1990
MA, University of Arkansas - Little Rock, AR, Professional and Technical Writing, 1998
MS, University of Phoenix – Little Rock, AR, Business Administration, 2000

Thomas, Angela, Lecturer (Adjunct)
BBA, Management Information Systems. 2006
MBA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2008
MS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Management Information Systems, 2011

Wang, Wenjun (Assistant Professor)
BS, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Aircraft Design and Applied Mechanics, 1991.
MS, Tsinghua University, Engineering Mechanics, 1994
MS, University of Iowa, Computer Science, 2002. 
Ph.D., University of Iowa, Management Information Systems, 2016.

Woolridge, Richard (Associate Professor)
BS, University of Texas at Arlington, Information Systems, 1986.
MS, The University of Alabama, Management Information Systems, 2010.
Ph.D., The University of Alabama, Management Information Systems, 2010.

Wright, Randall, Lecturer (Adjunct)
BA, Rhodes College, 1976.
JD, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Law, 1980.


Computer Science

Baker, Albert (Visiting Faculty)
BA, Drake University, Mathematics, 1974
MS, The Ohio State University, Computer and Information Science, 1976
Ph.D., The Ohio State University, Computer and Information Science, 1979

Basu, Arya (Assistant Professor)
BT, West Bengal University of Technology, Kolkata
Ph.D., University of Georgia, Computer Science, 2018

Chiang, Chia-Chu (Professor)
BBA, Soochow University, Computer Science, 1981
MS, Eastern Michigan University, Computer Information Systems, 1988
Ph.D., Arizona State University, Computer Science, 1995

Huff, Philip D. (Assistant Professor)
BS, Harding University, Computer Science and Mathematics, 2002
MS, James Madison University, Computer Science: Information Security, 2008

Milanova, Mariofanna G. (Professor)
MS, Technical University, Sofia, Bulgaria, Electrical Engineering, 1982
MS, Technical University  of Sofia, Artificial Intelligence, 1991
Ph.D., Technical University  of Sofia, Computer Vision, 1995
Postdoctoral, University of Paderborn, Real-Time Image/Signal Processing, 1997
Postdoctoral, University of Porto, Biomedical Engineering, 1998

Orme, Sean M. (Instructor)
BSE, John Brown University, Mathematics Education, 2005
​MS, University of Arkansas Fayetteville, Educational Technology, 2009
MS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Computer Science, 2018

Rodriguez-Conde, Ivan (Assistant Professor)
MS, University of Vigo, Teaching in Compulsory Secondary Education, Higher Education, Vocational Training and Language Teaching in the Specialty of Experimental Services, 2010
MS, Universidade de Vigo, Computer Engineering, 2010
Postgraduate Degree, Open University of Catalonia, Videogame Design and Programming, 2011
MS, University of Vigo, Intelligent and Adaptable Software Systems, 2012
Ph.D., University of Vigo, Intelligent and Adaptable Software Systems, 2015

Springer, Jan (Associate Professor)
MS, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Computer Science, 1999
Ph.D., Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Computer Science, 2008


Construction Management and Civil and Construction Engineering

Ali, Shawkat (Adjunct Faculty)
Ph.D., University of Idaho, Civil Engineering, 2004

Beavers, Lanny (Adjunct Faculty)
A.Arts, National Parks College, Education, 1983

Bray, Hollis G. (Professor)
BS, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, Civil Engineering, 1983
MS, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, Civil Engineering, 1984
Eng.D., Louisiana Tech University, Engineering, 1994

Carr, James K. (Professor)
BS, Clarion State College, Mathematics, 1969
MS, University of Oklahoma, Construction Science, 1988

Gursoy, Gozde (Instructor)
BA, University of Central Arkansas, Interior Design, 2011
MS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Construction Management, 2014
Ed.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Construction Management, 2022

Manry, David W. (Assistant Professor)
BS, Louisiana Tech University, Mechanical Engineering, 1981
MS, Louisiana Tech University, Mechanical Engineering, 1993
Doctor of Engineering, Louisiana Tech University, Engineering, 1999

Mantione, Donna L. (Adjunct Faculty)
BS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Construction Management, 2012

Overton, J. Don (Adjunct Faculty)
BS/BA, Auburn University, Finance/Accounting, 1992
MSIS, University of North Texas, Public Administration & Environmental Ethics, 1998
BS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Construction Management, 2005
JD, William H Bowen School of Law, AR Law, 2006

Ray, Christopher S. (Associate Professor)
BS, Central Missouri State University, Building Construction Technology, 1981
JD, Saratoga / Kent, Law, 2003
MS, Central Missouri State University, Industrial Management, 1983

Scheiderer, Stuart (Instructor)
BS, Arkansas State University, Civil Engineering, 1998
MS, Oklahoma State University, Civil Engineering, 2001

Tramel, James M. (Professor)
​A.S., Glendale Community College, Engineering Technology, 1986
BS, Northern Arizona University, Industrial Psychology, 1988
BS, Northern Arizona University, Construction Supervision, 1992
MS, Del E. Webb School of Construction, Arizona State University, Construction Management, 1997

Turner, Anne K. (Assistant Professor)
BS, Purdue University, Civil Engineering, 2005
MS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Civil Engineering, 2006


Counseling, Human Performance, & Rehabilitation

Beaty, Meagan R. (Assistant Professor)
BA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Interpretation: ASL/English, 2013
MS, University of North Florida, Interpreting Pedagogy, 2017
Ed.D., Capella University, Adult Education, 2022

Barbuto, John (Instructor)
M.Ed, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Counselor Education, 2009

Collier-Tenison, Shannon L. (Associate Professor)
BA, Hendrix College, Psychology, 1991
MSW, Washington University in St. Louis, Women’s Issues/Family Therapy Specialization, 1994
Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis, Social Work, 2002

Franklin, Cliff A. (Associate Professor)
BSE, Auburn University at Montgomery, Mathematics, 1992
Master of Communication Disorders (MCD), Auburn University, 1996
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Speech & Hearing Science, 2004

Gitchel Jr, Dent D. (Associate Professor)
BA, Hendrix College, Philosophy, 1993
MS, University of North Texas, Interdisciplinary Studies, 1999
MS, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, Rehabilitation Counseling, 2006
Ph.D., University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, Rehabilitation Research and Education, 2010

Helms, Katherine E. (Associate Professor)
BA, Hendrix College, Psychology, 1999
M.Ed, University of Arkansas, Recreation and Sport Management, 2001
Ed.D., University of Arkansas, Recreation and Sport Management, 2010

Hollingsworth, Jami (Senior Instructor)
AA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Interpretation: ASL/English, 1987
BA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Sociology, 1988
M.Ed, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, Rehabilitation Counseling, 1989

Holtz, Jennifer K. (Professor)
BS, Kansas Newman College (now Newman University), Biology, 1983
MA, Wichita State University, Gerontology, 1991
Ph.D., Kansas State University, Adult, Continuing and Occupational Education, 2002

James M.S./M.Ed; BEI IV-CIC; NIC; IC/TC, Ray A. (Instructor)
M.S.Ed, University of Arkansas, Rehabilitation Counseling, 1995
Bachelor of Theology, International Seminary, Theology, 1989

Kanekar, Amar (Professor)
Masters in Public Health, Western Kentucky University, Public Health Education, 2006
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Mumbai, Medicine and Surgery, 1998
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, Health Education, 2009

Kintz, Stephen (Assistant Professor)
BA, Appalachian State University, English Language and Linguistics, 2008
MA, East Carolina University, Applied Linguistics, 2010
Ph.D., East Carolina University, Neurogenic Communication Disorders, 2016

Knight, Laurie V. (Senior Instructor)
BS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Health and Exercise Science, 2003
MA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Liberal Studies, 2004

Kushner, Jason D. (Professor)
BA, University of South Florida, English, 1994
MA, University of South Florida, Guidance and Counselor Education, 2001
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, Counselor Education, and Supervision, 2006

McAllister, John W. (Associate Professor)
BA, Philander Smith College, Psychology, 1994
MA, University of Arkansas Little Rock, Rehabilitation of the Blind, 2001
MA, University of Arkansas Little Rock, Higher Education, 2007
Ed.D., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Higher Education, 2014

Ortega, Raymond C. (Associate Professor)
BS, University of Central Arkansas, Psychology, 1968
MS, University of Central Arkansas, Counseling, 1973
Ed.S., University of Arkansas Fayetteville, Counseling, 1981
Ed.D., University of Memphis, Counseling, 2000

Otundo, Joseph O. (Assistant Professor)
Bachelor of Education (Arts), Kenyatta University, Education -Health/PE & History, 1995
MA, Southeastern Louisiana University, Health Studies, 2013
Ph.D., Louisiana State University, Kinesiology, 2017

Paprocki, Jeremy J. (Advanced Instructor)
BA, St. Norbert College, Business Administration, 2013
MS, University of Kentucky, Exercise Physiology, 2016

Sanders, Chad A. (Instructor)
BS, University of Arkansas, Kinesiology, 2002
MA, University of Arkansas, Physical Education & Health, 2003

Snyder, Janea L. (Associate Professor)
BS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Health Sciences, 2003
M.Ed, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Adult Education, 2005
Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University, Health Studies, 2012

Thomson Jr., William (Assistant Professor)
BS, Texas A&M University, Physical Education, 1982
MS, Texas A&M University, Exercise Science, 1986
Ed.D., University of Houston, Physical Education, 1993

Wilson, Katelyn (Assistant Professor)
BA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, ASL/English Interpretation, 2008
M.Ed, University of North Florida, Special Education, 2011
Ed.D., The University of Memphis, Adult and Higher Education, 2022


Criminal Justice

Coble, Suzanne (Assistant Professor)
BA, University of California Berkley, Psychology and Religious Studies, 2010
MS, Arizona State University, Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2017
Ph.D., Arizona State University, Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2022

Golden, James W. (Professor)
BS, Arkansas State University, Radio-TV, 1974
BA, Arkansas State University, Criminology, 1980
MPA, Arkansas State University, Public Administration, 1985
Ph.D., Sam Houston State University, Criminal Justice, 1994

Ladd, Misty (Instructor)
BA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Business Administration, 1998
MA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Criminal Justice, 2013
MA, Walden University, Psychology, 2019
Ph.D., Walden University, Forensic Psychology, 2022

Lee, Selye (Assistant Professor)
B.L. Kyonggi University South Korea, Bachelor of Law in Police Administration, 2010
MA, Sungkyunkwan University South Korea, Sociology, 2012
Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2018

Lewis, Rick H. (Assistant Professor)
BS, Sam Houston State University, Biology, 2009
MS, Sam Houston State University, Biology, 2012
Ph.D., Sam Houston State University, Criminal Justice, 2019

Lytle III, Bob D. (Assistant Professor)
BS, James Madison University, Psychology, 2007
MA, Radford University, Psychology, 2010
Ph.D., University of Nebraska – Omaha, Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2015

Montague, David R.
Ph.D., Howard University, Political Science, 2002

Parker, Mary L. (Professor)
Ph.D., Sam Houston State University, Criminal Justice, 1985

Raptopoulos, Kilby E. (Advanced Instructor)
BA, Lyon College, Political Science, 2004
MA, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Criminal Justice, 2008
Ph.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Criminal Justice, 2022

Rhodes, Trisha N. (Assistant Professor)
BS, Washburn University, Criminal Justice, 2008
MA, University of Nebraska-Omaha, Criminology & Criminal Justice, 2011
Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Omaha, Criminology & Criminal Justice, 2015

Smith, Molly E. (Assistant Professor)
BA, Sam Houston State University, Criminal Justice, 2009
MA, Sam Houston State University, Criminal Justice & Criminology, 2012
Ph.D., Sam Houston State University, Criminal Justice, 2016

Ten Bensel, Tusty T. (Associate Professor)
BA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Criminal Justice, 2004
BA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Philosophy, 2004
MA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Criminal Justice, 2007
Ph.D., University of Nebraska at Omaha, Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2012

Tyler, David (Assistant Professor)
BA, University of Nebraska, Omaha Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2014
MA, University of Nebraska, Omaha Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2016
Ph.D., Arizona State University, Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2020

Weaks, Brian (Instructor)
BA, Cumberland University, Criminal Justice, 1996
MCJ, Middle Tennessee State University, Criminal Justice Administration, 2000


Economics and Finance

Bhai, Moiz (Assistant Professor)
BA, University of Illinois at Chicago,  Economics, 2008
BA, University of Illinois at Chicago, Political Science, 2008
MA, University of Illinois at Chicago, Economics, 2010.
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, Economics, Labor, and Health Economics, 2016

Elder, Erick (Professor)
BA, Allegheny College, Economics, 1991
MA, University of Pittsburgh, Economics, 1995  
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, Economics, 1996

Funk, Mark (Associate Professor)
Ph.D., University of California-Davis, Economics, 1998
BA, Trinity University, Economics, 1992

Hall, John (Associate Professor)
BS, Florida State University, Finance, 1983
MBA, Florida State University, Finance,1984
Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington, Finance, 1992

Jergins, William (Assistant Professor)
BA,  Southern Utah University, Political Science and Economics, 2015
Ph.D., Texas Tech University, Economics, Labor Economics, Environmental Economics, Industrial Organization, 2019.

Karim, Masud
B.B.A., Accounting & Information Systems, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh 2007
M.S., Development Studies, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh 2009
M.A., Economics, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary 2013
Ph.D., Finance, Temple University 2021

Pakko, Michael, (Adjunct Lecturer)        
BA, Michigan State University, Socioeconomic Policy Problems, Economics,1984
MA, University of Rochester, 1992.
Ph.D., University of Rochester, Economics,1994.

Small, Elizabeth (Instructor)     
MBA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2000

Terry, Andy (Associate Professor)       
BA, Business Administration. Hendrix College, 1978
MA, Economics. University of Michigan, 1989
Ph.D., University of Michigan, Finance, 1990

Vibhakar, Abbey (Adjunct Lecturer)
BBA, International Business, Finance, and Marketing. University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2006
MBA, International Business and Finance. University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2007

Vibhakar, Ashvin (Visiting Adjunct)      
BE, University of Baroda, India, Electrical Engineering, 1970
BE, Maharaja Sayajirao University Of Baroda, Technology and Engineering, 1971
MBA, Central Missouri State University, Business Administration, 1974
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, Finance, 1980


 

Engineering

Abushaiba, Ali
BS, The College of Industrial Technology, Libya, Electrical Engineering, 2005
MS, Southern Illinois University, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2011
PhD., University of Kansas, Electrical Engineering, 2018

Alobaidi, Wissam M. (Adjunct Faculty)
Ph.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Engineering Science and Systems, 2017

Al-Rizzo, Hussain M. (Professor)
Ph.D., University of New Brunswick, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1992

Bakr, Mo M. (Professor)
BS, Cairo University, Mechanical Engineering, 1955
MS, Purdue University, Industrial Engineering, 1963
Ph.D., Purdue University, Industrial Engineering, 1968

Biris, Alexandru S. (Professor)
BS, Babes Bolyai University, Physics, 1996
MS, Babes Bolyai University, Materials Science, 1997
Ph.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Applied Science, 2004

Copeland, Curtis (Adjunct Faculty)
BS, University of Cincinnati, Materials Engineering, 1995
MS, University of Tennessee, Polymer Engineering, 1998

Dabetwar, Shweta
BS, University of Mumbai, Mechanical Engineering, 2014
PhD., Texas Tech University, Mechanical Engineering, 2020

Forbus, John J. (Adjunct Faculty)
MS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Systems Engineering, 2014

Ghosh, Sujan
BS, Khulna University of Engineering and Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 2012
MS, University of North Dakota, Mechanical Engineering, 2016
PhD., University of Arkansas, Mechanical Engineering, 2021

Gilbert, Ben B. (Adjunct Faculty)
BS, University of Arkansas, Mechanical Engineering, 1996
MS, University of Arkansas, Mechanical Engineering, 1999

Hawkins, Seth (Adjunct Faculty)
BS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Mechanical Engineering Technology, 2016
MS, Arkansas State University, Engineering Management, 2018

Hendricks, Christopher G. (Adjunct Faculty)
BS, Southern Illinois University, Industrial Technology, 2005

Hite, Jon D. (Adjunct Faculty)
BS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, 1999
MS, Colorado Technical University, Management, 2005

Iqbal, Kamran (Professor)
BE, University of Karachi, Avionics Engineering, 1980
MBA, The Ohio State University, Business, 1991
MS, The Ohio State University, Electrical Engineering, 1988
Ph.D., The Ohio State University, Electrical Engineering, 1992

Kim, Jung (Professor)
BS, Seoul National University, Electrical Engineering, 1979
MS, University of Iowa, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1982
Ph.D., University of Iowa, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1987

Jones, Beryl E. (Adjunct Faculty)
BA, University of Arkansas, Physics, 1976

Lee, Jin (Associate Professor)
BS, Yonsei University, Mechanical Engineering, 1998
MS, MIT, Aeronautics & Astronautics, 2000
Ph.D., Simon Fraser University, Mechanical Engineering, 2012

Luneau Jr., David D. (Associate Professor)
BS, Rice University, Electrical Engineering, 1980
MS, Georgia Institute of Technology, Electrical Engineering, 1981

Mastro, Paul F. (Adjunct Faculty)
BS Lowell Technological Institute, Plastics, 1969
MBA Bellarmine College, Business, 1979

Menhart, Steve (Professor)
BS, University of Warwick, Engineering Electronics, 1983
MS, Texas Tech University, Electrical Engineering, 1985
Ph.D., Texas Tech University, Electrical Engineering, 1988

Mohan, Seshadri (Professor)
M.Tech, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science, 1974
B.E., University of Madras, Electronics and Telecommunication, 1972
Ph.D., McMaster University, Electrical and Computer Engineering/Communications, 1980

Patangia, Hirak (Professor)
B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology, Engineering Electronics, 1966
MS, University of New Brunswick, Engineering, 1968
Ph.D., McGill University, Electrical Engineering, 1977

Pidugu, Srikanth B. (Professor)
BS, Osmania University, Mechanical Engineering, 1987
MS, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai (Madras), Mechanical Engineering, 1990
Ph.D., Old Dominion University, Mechanical Engineering, 2001

Sharma, Ashokkumar (Assistant Professor)
BE, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Mechanical Engineering, 1998
M.Tech., Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 2007
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, Biosystems Engineering, 2013

Tomany, Armand J. (Adjunct Faculty)
BS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Engineering Technology - Mechanical, 2002

Whitman, Lawrence E. (Professor)
BS, Oklahoma State University, Mechanical Design Engineering Technology, 1984
MS, Oklahoma State University, Industrial Engineering and Management, 1986
Ph.D., The University of Texas at Arlington, Industrial Engineering, 1999

Wright, Andrew B. (Associate Professor)
BS, University of South Carolina, Mechanical Engineering, 1986
MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 1989
Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Mechanical Engineering, 1996


English

Barrio Vilar, Laura (Assistant Professor)
BA., Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, English Philology, 1998
MA., University of Kentucky, English, 2001
Grad.C., University of Kentucky, Women’s Studies, 2001
Grad.C., University of Kentucky, College Teaching and Learning, 2006
Ph.D., University of Kentucky, English, 2011

Condran, Jeffrey A. (Assistant Professor)
BA, University of Pittsburgh, English Writing, 1995
MFA, University of Pittsburgh, Creative Writing–Fiction, 1998

Crutcher, Paul A. (Assistant Professor)
BA, University Missouri-St. Louis, 2002
MA, University of Missouri, English, 2013
Ph.D., Michigan State University, Curriculum, Teaching, and Educational Policy, 2013

Ecke, Jeremy S. (Associate Professor)
BA, University of California at Davis, English, 2000
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, English, 2009

Hockersmith, Thomas E. (Adjunct Faculty)
MA, Emory University, English, 2014

Hummel Ecke, Heather K. (Assistant Professor)
BA, University of California, Davis, English, 1999
MA, Eastern Washington University, English Literature, 2002
MFA, University of Southern Maine Stone Coast MFA Program, Poetry, 2015

Hunter, Angela N. (Associate Professor)
BA, Colorado College, Comparative Literature, 1994
MA, New York University, French Literature, 1997
Ph.D., Emory University, Comparative Literature, 2004

Levernier, James A. (Professor)
BA, Marquette University, English and Philosophy, 1971
MA, University of Pennsylvania, English, 1973
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, English, 1975

McAbee, Kris E. (Associate Professor)
BS, Vanderbilt University, English with Honors, 2000
BS, Vanderbilt University, Psychology, 2000
MA, New York University, Humanities and Social Thought, 2002
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, English, 2008

Minnick, J B. (Associate Professor)
BA, University of Pittsburgh, 1985
M.Ed, University of Pittsburgh, 1993
Ph.D., University of Pittsburg, 2002

Thurmond, Frank (Instructor)
Ph.D., University College Oxford, English Literature, 1990


History

Anderson, Hannah (Assistant Professor)
BA, University of Victoria, History (honors), 2014
MA, University of Pennsylvania, History, 2016
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, History, 2020

Anson IV, Ed M. (Professor)
Ph.D., University of Virginia, History, 1975

Baldwin, Deborah (Professor)
BS, Ball State University, History
MA, University of Chicago, History
Ph.D., University of Chicago, History, 1979

Heil, Michael W. (Associate Professor)
BA, University of Pittsburgh, Philosophy (honors), Classics (honors), and History, 2004
MA, Columbia University, History, 2007
M.Phil., Columbia University, History, 2008
Ph.D., Columbia University, History, 2013

Key, Barclay T. (Associate Professor)
BS, University of North Alabama, 1997
MA, University of Florida, History, 2005
M.Div., David Lipscomb University, Biblical Studies, 2002
Ph.D., University of Florida, History, 2007

Kirk, John A. (Professor)
BA, University of Nottingham, American Studies, 1991
Ph.D., University of Newcastle upon Tyne, American History, 1997

Lawson, Aihua Zheng (Visiting Assistant Professor)
BA, Zhejiang University, Japanese Languages & Literature, 2000
MA, Zhejiang University, Japanese Studies (honors), 2004
MA, University of Arizona, East Asian Studies, 2009
Ph.D., University of Iowa, History, 2018

Lee, Kyungsun (Assistant Professor)
BS, Seoul National University, Chemical and Biological Engineering, 2007
MS, Seoul National University, History and Philosophy of Science, 2012
Ph.D., SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Environmental and Natural Resources Policy, 2018

Lewis, Johanna M. (Professor)
BA, Salem College, American Studies, History, 1983
MA, Wake Forest University, U.S. History, 1985
Ph.D., College of William & Mary, Early American History, 1991

Mann, Kristin D. (Professor)
BA, Trinity University, History, 1993
MA, Trinity University, Teaching Social Studies, 1994
Ph.D., Northern Arizona University, History, 2002

Marvin, Nathan E. (Assistant Professor)
BA, Wesleyan University, History; French Studies, 2010
MA, Johns Hopkins University, History, 2013
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, History, 2018

Porter, Jess C. (Associate Professor)
BA, University of Colorado, Geography and Environmental Studies, 1996
MS, Oklahoma State University, Geography, 2002
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, Geography, 2007

Romney, Charles W. (Professor)
BA, Pomona College, 1989
MA, University of California, Los Angeles, History, 1993
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, History, 1996

Ross, James D. (Associate Professor)
MA, University of Massachusetts, Labor History, 1996
Ph.D., Auburn University, Modern U.S. History, 2004

Yeaw, Katrina E. (Assistant Professor)
BA, San Francisco State University, Comparative Literature, 2007
MA, San Francisco State University, History, 2009
Ph.D., Georgetown University, History, 2018


Information Science

Agarwal, Nitin (Professor)
BT, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Information Technology, 2003
Ph.D., Arizona State University, Computer Science, 2009

Bauer, Bruce L. (Senior Instructor)
BA, Hendrix College, Physics, 1978
MS, Oklahoma State University, Computer Science, 1980

Berleant, Daniel D. (Professor)
BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Computer Science and Engineering, 1982
MS, University of Texas, Computer Science, 1990
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, Artificial Intelligence/Computer Science, 1991

Dagtas, Serhan (Professor)
BS, Bilkent University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 1991
MS, Purdue University, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1994
Ph.D., Purdue University, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1998

Davis, Jennifer L. (Adjunct Faculty)
BS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Information Science, 2003
MS, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Operations Management, 2005
JD, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Bowen School of Law, Law, 2013

Halimeh, Ahmed Abu (Associate Professor)
BS, Applied Science University, Computer Science, 2004
MS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Information Quality, 2009
Ph.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Bowen School of Law, Law, 2013

Holthoff, Timothy N. (Adjunct Faculty)
BS, Vanderbilt University, Computer Science, 1986
MLS, Vanderbilt University, Library Science, 1988
JD, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Bowen School of Law, Law, 1998

Pierce, Liz M. (Associate Professor)
BS, The Pennsylvania State University, Mathematics, 1985
BS, The Pennsylvania State University, Quantitative Business Analysis, 1985
MS, Iona College, Computer Science, 1991
Ph.D., University of Michigan, Business Administration, 1996

Talburt, John R. (Professor)
BS, Arkansas State University, Mathematics, 1967
MS, University of Arkansas, Mathematics, 1969
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, Mathematics, 1971

Tudoreanu D.Sc., Mihail E. (Professor)
BS, University “Al. I. Cuza”, Computer Science, 1997
MS, Washington University in St. Louis, Computer Science, 1999
DSc, Washington University in St. Louis, Computer Science, 2002

Wallace III, Thomas S. (Senior Instructor)
BA, UA Little Rock, International Studies, 2001
MA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Interpersonal and Organizational Communication, 2005

Wang, Richard (Professor)
BS, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Electrical Engineering, 1975
MBA, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Business Statistics, 1979
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Information Technology, 1985

Williams, Phil H. (Academic Staff)
BS, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Biological Sciences, 1998
MS, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Bioinformatics, 2005
MS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Applied Science and Applied Science Instrumentation, 2005
Ph.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Bioinformatics, 2008

Wu, Ningning (Professor)
BS, University of Science and Technology of China, Electrical Engineering, 1992
MS, University of  Science and Technology of China, Electrical Engineering, 1995
Ph.D., George Mason University, Information Technology, 2001

Xu, Xiaowei (Professor)
BS, Nankai University, Mathematics, 1983
MS, Shenyang Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Science, Computer Science, 1987
Ph.D., Ludwig-Maximilian-Universitat of Munich, Computer Science, 1998

Yang, Mary (Professor)
MS, Purdue University, Physics, 1998
MSECE, Purdue University, Computer Engineering, 2005
Ph.D., Purdue University, Physics, 2005
NIH Post Doctoral Fellowship Training Completion, NIH - National Human Genome Research Institute, Computational Science and Genomics, 2006


Management

Bajwa, Ahmad (Associate Professor)
BS, University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore. Pakistan, 1991
MBA, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan, 2001
​Ph.D., University of Alabama, Operations Management, 2013

Bell, Joseph (Professor)
​BA, Bloomsburg University, 1979
JD, T.M.Cooley School of Law, Law, 1983
MBA, Finance. Michigan State University, 1986

Boss, Alan (Assistant Professor)         
BS, Brigham Young University, Psychology,1996
MS, Brigham Young University, Organizational Behavior, 1999
Ph.D., University of Maryland, Organizational Behavior, Entrepreneurship & Strategic Management, 2010

Felan, Joe (Associate Professor)  
Ph.D., Production/Operations Management. University of South Carolina, 1995.
MBA, Management. Baylor University, 1989.
BBA, Marketing. Baylor University, 1987

Ford, Robert, Lecturer (Adjunct)
BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Arkansas, 1973
MBA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Business Administration,1980

Harpool, Charles, Lecturer (Adjunct)      
BS, Missouri State University, Marketing and Management,1974
MBA, Missouri State University, Management and Finance, 1976

Harris, Philip, Lecturer (Adjunct)
BA, Philander Smith College, Business Administration, 1994
MBA, Business Administration. University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2004

Hendon, John, Instructor
BS, University of Central Arkansas, Education, 1977
Post Bac., University of Southern California, Operations/Systems Management, 1983
MBA, San Diego State University, International Business,1992

Johnson, Janell, Lecturer (Adjunct)       
BS, McNeese State University, Business Management, 2012
MBA, Nicholls State University, 2014.

Leonard, Karen (Professor) 
BS, Arkansas State University, Science and Botany, 1975.
MS, University of Auckland (New Zealand), Commerce, International Business and Marketing,1989.       
Ph.D., University of Memphis, International Organizational Behavior, Strategy, 2004.

Premeaux, Sonya (Professor) 
BS, McNeese State University, Management, 1986 
MBA, McNeese State University, Business Administration, 1988  
Ph.D., Louisiana State University, Management, Marketing, 2001

Robinson, Kevin, Lecturer (Adjunct)      
MBA, Business Administration, Finance. University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 1995
BS, Human Resources. Arkansas State University, 1993

Thomas-Holladay, Diane, Lecturer (Adjunct)      
BA, Social Science. Michigan State University, 1976
MLIR, Michigan State University, Labor and Industrial Relations, 1981

Trigeaud, Martial, Lecturer (Adjunct)      
BS, University of Poitiers, Chemical Engineering, 2008
MS, School of Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management, 2011
MBA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Business Administration, 2017

Tudor, Thomas (Professor)        
BS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Marketing,1988.
MBA, Virginia Commonwealth University, Management,1992.
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, Management, Human Resource Management,1997.

Varela, Otmar (Associate Professor) 
BS, Universidad Central Venezuela, Legal & Political Sciences,1990
MBA, Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (Madrid- Spain), 1994
MS, Tulane University, International Business, 2000
Ph.D., Tulane University,  Organizational Behavior, 2003

Zhao, Yue (Assistant Professor)
BA, Capital University of Economics and Business, Economics, 2010
MS, University of Denver, Marketing, 2012
Ph.D., Florida International University, Business Administration, 2018


Marketing

Davis, Lenita (Professor) 
BS, Tuskegee University, Mechanical Engineering, 1984
MBA, Xavier University, Business Administration,1999
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, Business Administration, Marketing, 2001

Geissler, Gary (Professor)
BS, Business Administration. Louisiana State University-Shreveport, 1984
MBA, Marketing. Louisiana State University-Shreveport, 1985         
Ph.D., Marketing. University of Georgia, Athens, 1998

Gilliam, David (Associate Professor) 
BA, Ohio University, Economics, 1989
MBA, Wright State University, Economics, 2007
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, Business Administration - Marketing, 2011

Gwinn, Shannon, Lecturer (Adjunct)      
BBA, Marketing. University of Arkansas, Little Rock, 1993
MBA, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Business Administration,1998

Kim, Seunghyun (Assistant Professor)
BA, Soongsil University, South Korea, Business Administration, Marketing, 2010
MBA, Soongsil University, South Korea, Marketing, 2012
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, Strategic Communication - Advertising, 2019

Rockwell, Casey (Assistant Professor) 
BA, Hendrix College, Educational Policy, 2003
JD, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Law, 2006
MPS, University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, Public Service, 2007
Ed.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Educational Administration, 2011

Singleton, Michael, Lecturer (Adjunct)
BBA, Henderson State University, Accounting, 2002  
JD, UALR William H. Bowen School of Law, 2008

Wayland, Jane (Professor)
BS, Marketing. University of Southern Mississippi, 1977
MBA, Business Administration. University of Southern Mississippi, 1979         
Ph.D., University of North Texas, Marketing, Statistics, 1989


Mass Communication

Byrne-McCollum, Jamie M. (Professor)
BS, Murray State University, Journalism and English (Double Major), 1983
MS, Murray State University, Journalism, 1985
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, Mass Communication, 1998

Edwards, Timothy (Professor)
BA, Southern Arkansas University, Mass Communication, 1989
MS,  Arkansas State University, Mass Communication, 1991
Ph.D., University of Kentucky, Communication, 1998

Thorlton, Kiel (Assistant Professor)
BS, Campbellsville University, Film & Television, 2010
MFA, Regent University, Film Directing, 2017

Robinson, Christopher (Assistant Professor)
Ph.D., University of Kansas, Film and Media Studies, 2012

Yuran, Dzmitry (Assistant Professor)
BS, Belarusian State University, Information and Communication, 2008
MS, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Communication and Information, 2011
Ph.D., University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Communication and Information, 2015


Mathematics & Statistics

Barker, William (Instructor)
BS, University of Central Arkansas, Mathematics, 2015
MS, Northwest Missouri State University, Curriculum and Instruction, 2019
MS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Mathematics, 2021

Childers, Ann B. (Associate Professor)
BA, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Mathematics, 2009
MS, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Mathematical Sciences, 2011
Ph.D., Georgia State University, Mathematics and Statistics, 2014

Deng, Shuzhen (Instructor)
BS, University Of Arkansas At Little Rock, Mathematics, 2013
MS, University Of Arkansas At Little Rock, Mathematics, 2015

Elsalloukh, Hassan (Professor)
BS, Henderson State University, Mathematics, 1998
MS, UA Little Rock, Mathematics, 2001
Ph.D., Baylor University, Statistics, 2004

Hardeman, Melissa A. (Senior Instructor)
BS, Nicholls State University, Applied Mathematics, 1985
MS, Nicholls State University, Applied Mathematics, 1987

Jackson, Christy L. (Senior Instructor)
BA, Hendrix College, Mathematics with an emphasis in Economics, 1990
MS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Applied Mathematics, 1994

Kaufmann, Eric R. (Professor)
BS, The Ohio State University, Mathematics, 1988
MS, University of Dayton, Applied Mathematical Systems, 1991
Ph.D., Auburn University, Mathematics, 1994

Kosmatov, Nickolai (Professor)
BS, Moscow Institute of Technology, 1989
Ph.D., Auburn University, Alabama, 1999

Lu, Lianfang (Associate Professor)
BS, Sichuan Normal University, 1990
M.Ed, University of Oklahoma, Math Education, 2005
Ph.D., Louisiana State University, Math Education, 2011

Nguyen, Minh V. (Professor)
Diploma, Vietnam National University at Hanoi, Mathematical Analysis, 1979
Ph.D., Vietnam National University at Hanoi, Mathematics, 1989
Doctor of Sciences, Institute of Mathematics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine,
Physics and Mathematics, 1993

Streett, Rebecca A. (Senior Instructor)
BS, Sweet Briar College, Mathematics, 1990
MS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Applied Mathematics, 1993

Turner, Justin (Instructor)
BA, Amherst College, Mathematics, 2004
MS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Mathematical Sciences, 2007

Umphers, Ida S. (Senior Instructor)
BS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Physics, 1981
MS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Applied Mathematics, 1987

Wang, Xiaoshen (Professor)
BS, Jilin University, China, 1982
MS, Jilin University, China, 1985
Ph.D., Michigan State University, Applied Sciences, 1990

Ye, Xiu (Professor)
BS, Wuhan University, 1982
MA, University of Pittsburg, Mathematics, 1987
MS, University of Pittsburg, Mechanical Engineering, 1991
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, Mathematics, 1990

Zhang, Wei (Associate Professor)
MA, Xiamen University, Probability and Mathematical Statistics, 2009
MS, Florida Atlantic University, 2012
Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University, Mathematics, 2014


Music

Bunting, Justin (Assistant Professor)
BM, The Ohio State University, Percussion Performance, 2008
MM, Belmont University, Percussion Performance, 2011
DMA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Percussion Performance, 2015
PBACC, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Music Theory, 2015

Goff, Ken G. (Assistant Professor)
BM, Liberty University, Music, 1998
MA, Southern Oregon University, Music, 2001
Ph.D., Florida State University, Music Education, 2016

Groesbeck, Rolf A. (Professor)
BA, Oberlin College, Music, 1979
BM, Oberlin College, Music History, Piano, 1979
MA, New York University, Urban Ethnomusicology, 1985
Ph.D., New York University, Ethnomusicology, 1995

Hakutani, Naoki (Associate Professor)
BM, Northwestern University, Piano Performance, 1994
MM, Indiana University Bloomington, Piano Performance, 1997
Performance Diploma, Indiana University Bloomington, Piano Performance, 1999
DMA, University of Texas at Austin, Piano Performance, 2005

Holzer, Linda R. (Professor)
BM, Northwestern University, Piano Performance, 1985
MM, University of N. Carolina at Chapel Hill, Piano Performance, 1987
DMus, Florida State University, Piano Performance, 1995

Mason, Lorissa D. (Assistant Professor)
BM, Texas Tech University, Music, 2000
MM, Texas Tech University, Music, 2003
DMA, University of Missouri Kansas City Conservatory, Conducting, 2019

Richeson, Tom T. (Associate Professor)
BM, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Trumpet Performance/Music, 1973
MM, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Trumpet, Music, 1982

Underwood, Michael P. (Instructor)
MM, Bowling Green State University, Music Performance, 1998
MM, Bowling Green State University, Music Theory, 1998
DMA, University of North Texas, Trombone Performance, 1998


Nursing

Baertlein, Lindsey (Assistant Professor)
ASN, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2005
BSN, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2015
MSN, Chamberlain College of Nursing, 2020

Bartlett, Stephanie (Assistant Professor)
AAS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2014
BSN, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2015
MSN, University of South Alabama, 2017

Bridges, Jennifer (Assistant Professor)
BSN, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 2005
MSN, Walden University 2019

Bristow, Karen (Assistant Professor)
ASN, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2007
BSN, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2014
MSN, Western Governor’s University, 2020

Brooks, Shelia (Assistant Professor)
AAS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock,1994
BSN, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2015
MSN, University of Arkansas, Education, 2020
DNP, Grand Canyon University, 2023

Davidson, Sloan Elizabeth (Professor)
AAS,  Arkansas State University, 1994
BSN, Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences, 2006
MSN, Walden University, 2011
Ph.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences2017

Dostert, Jennifer (Assistant Professor)
AAS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2016
BSN, University of Arkansas at Little Rock2017
MSN, Western Governor’s University, 2021

Haile, Haley (Assistant Professor)
AAS, University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, 2014
BSN, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2016

Joanna Hall (Assistant Professor)
ASN, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2013
BSN, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2016
MNSc, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2021

Hester, Stephanie-Denise (Assistant Professor)
BSN, Arkansas State University, 2012
MSN, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2019

Hunter-Layne, Carolyn (Assistant Professor)
BSN, University of Central Arkansas, 1972
MSN, Harding University, 2003

Christine McEuen (Assistant Professor)
AAS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2018
BSN, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2020

Molsbee, Charles Preston (Assistant Professor)
LPN,  Baptist School of Nursing, 1997
BSN, University of Central Arkansas, 2000
MSN, Walden University, 2007
Ed.D., Walden University, 2011

Moore, Farren (Assistant Professor)
BSN, University of Arkansas, 2010
MSN, Loyola University, 2015

Nduku, Josuanne (Josy) (Assistant Professor)
BSN, University of Central Arkansas, 2007
MSN, University of Central Arkansas, 2011
DNP, University of Central Arkansas, 2019

Phillips, Sarah Elizabeth (Assistant Professor)
AAS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2014
BSN, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2016
MSN, Walden University, 2021

Porter, Kimberly (Assistant Professor)
BA, University of Arkansas, 1990
RN, Baptist School of Nursing, 1993
MSN, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2019

Rose, Crystal (Assistant Professor)
BSN, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2006
MHA, University of Pheonix, 2008
Ph.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2020

Sadaka, Heba (Associate Professor)
BSN, Alexandria University, 1993
MSN, University of Iowa, 2010

Smith, Kyrsten (Assistant Professor)
BSN, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2013

Solomon, Fairah (Assistant Professor)
BSN, University of Arkansas, 2014
MSN, Walden University, 2018

Staley, Judy (Assistant Professor)
BSN, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2016
MSN, Western Governor’s University, 2020

Teague, Johni Beth (Assistant Professor)
AAS, Baptist School of Nursing, 2009
BSN, Arkansas Tech University, 2011
MSN, Western Governor’s University, 2019

Trickey, Amanda (Assistant Professor)
BSN, Henderson State University, 2016
MSN, Western Governor’s University, 2021

Williams, Anna ( Assistant Professor)
BSN, Arkansas State University, 2013
MSN, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2019

Young, Josh (Assistant Professor)
AAS, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2015
BSN, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2016
MSN, Walden University, 2019

 


Psychology

Corwyn, Robert F. (Professor)
Ph.D., University of Memphis, Educational Psychology and Research, 2004

Faucett, John M. (Associate Professor)
Ph.D., Tulane University, Psychology, 1991

Hines Ph.D., Robert J. (Associate Professor)
AAS, Mohawk Valley Community College, Liberal Arts, 1983
BS, Union College, Psychology, 1985
MA, St. Bonaventure University, General/Experimental Psychology, 1988
Ph.D., Purdue University, Cognitive Psychology, 1993

Hu, Kesong (Assistant Professor)
BA,  Beijing Normal University, Psychology and Education, 2002
MS, Beijing University, Cognitive psychology, 2005
Ph.D., The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Psychology and Neuroscience, 2009

Mastin, David F. (Professor)
Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi, Counseling Psychology, 1998

Moore, Bruce D. (Associate Professor)
Ph.D., University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Experimental Psychology, 1976

Sherwin, Elisabeth D. (Professor)
BA, Bar Ilan University, Psychology, 1985
MS, Virginia Commonwealth University, Clinical Psychology, 1991
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, Psychology, 1994


Public Affairs

Davis, Stephanie R. (Assistant Professor)
MPA, Morehead State University, 2011
Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 2020

Giammo, Joe D. (Associate Professor)
BA, University of Texas at Austin, Government, 1995
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, Government, 2004

Glazier, Rebecca (Professor)
BA, California State University Channel Islands, Interdisciplinary Studies, 2004
MA, University of California Santa Barbara, Political Science, 2006
Ph.D., University of California Santa Barbara, Political Science, 2009

Scranton, Peggy E. (Professor)
BA, Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, Political Science, 1972
MA, University of Pittsburgh, Political Science, 1980
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, Political Science, 1980

Slagle, Derek R. (Associate Professor)
BS, University of Tennessee, Biological Sciences, 2007
MS, East Tennessee State University, Allied Health, 2010
Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University, Public Administration, 2015

Stevenson, Jerry G. (Professor)
MSW, University of Georgia, Mental Health Administration, 1973
Ph.D., University of Georgia, Public Administration, 1985

Wiebelhaus-Brahm, Eric J. (Professor)
BA, Marquette University, Political Science & Anthropology, 1994
MA, University of Colorado, Political Science, 2003
Ph.D., University of Colorado, Political Science, 2006


Rhetoric and Writing

Beavers, Melvin E. (Assistant Professor)
BA, University of Central Arkansas, English, 2001
Ed.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Higher Education Administration, 2019|
MA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Rhetoric and Writing, 2006

Bowling, Susan E. (Instructor)
BA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Literature, 1983
BSE, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Elementary Education, 2000
MEd, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Reading Education, 2001

Carter, Joyce L. (Professor)
BA, University of Southern California, English, 1982
MA, University of Texas, English, 1987
MBA, University of Texas, Strategic Management, 2001
Ph.D., University of Texas, Rhetoric, 1997

Cox Jr., Earnest L. (Associate Professor)
BA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, English, 1990
MA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Technical and Expository Writing, 1993
Ph.D. Texas Christian University, English, 1999

Graham, Gregory W. (Advanced Instructor)
MA, Professional/Technical Writing, 2010

Kuralt, Karen M. (Associate Professor)
BA, University of Utah, English, 1991
MA, University of Utah, English, 1993
Ph.D., Purdue University, English/Rhetoric and Composition, 2004

L’eplattenier, Barbara E. (Professor)
BA, Mankato State University, English, 1991
MA, University of Nebraska Omaha, English, 1993
Ph.D., Purdue University, English, 1998

Martin, Londie T. (Associate Professor)
BA, The University of Texas at Austin, English, 2003
MA, Iowa State University, Rhetoric, Composition, and Professional Communication, 2008
Ph.D., University of Arizona, Rhetoric, Composition and the Teaching of English, 2013

Matson, Joanne L. (Professor)
MA, University of Minnesota, English, 1980
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, English, 1984
JD, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 1995

Nahrwold, Cindy A. (Professor)
BA, Ball State University, English (secondary teaching), 1977
MA, Arizona State University, Linguistics, Rhetoric and Composition, 1984
Ph.D., New Mexico State University, Rhetoric and Professional Communication, 2001

Ray, Brian C. (Associate Professor)
Ph.D., University of North Carolina - Greensboro, English, 2012

Scaife, Tammy V. (Advanced Instructor)
MA, University of Arkansas, Professional/Technical Writing, 2005

Skurat Harris, Heidi A. (Associate Professor)
BA, College of the Ozarks, English, 1997
MA, Ball State University, Creative Writing, 2007
MA, Missouri State University, Writing, 1999
Ph.D., Ball State University, Composition and Rhetoric, 2009

Williams, Joe J. (Associate Professor)
BA, Lehigh University, English/Theatre, 1993
MA, West Chester University, English, 1999
Ph.D., Syracuse University, Composition and Cultural Rhetoric, 2005


School of Education

Barrett Gregory, T. (Professor)
Ph.D., University of Michigan, Higher Education Administration, 2002

Bradley, Chelsea (Assistant Professor)
Ph.D., University of Missouri - Columbia, Reading Education, 2018

Cellitti, Anarella A. (Associate Professor)
Ph.D., University of South Carolina, Elementary/Early Childhood Education, 1988

Eells, Rachel J. (Interim Director of the School of Education)
Ph.D., Loyola University Chicago, Educational Psychology, 2011

Hamilton, Nancy J. (Associate Professor)
Ph.D., University of Nevada Las Vegas, Educational Psychology, 2012

Hune, Jennifer B. (Associate Professor)
Ed.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Special Education, 1997

Hunt, Andrew L. (Associate Professor)
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, Curriculum & Instruction, 1999

Kerns, William A. (Assistant Professor)
Ph.D., Clemson University, Curriculum & Instruction, 2014

Pinneo, Lundon A. (Assistant Professor)
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, Curriculum & Instruction, 2020

Robinson, Ann E. (Distinguished Professor)
Ph.D., Purdue University, Educational Psychology, 1983

Sharp, Leslie (Assistant Professor)
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, Curriculum & Instruction, 2018

Smith, Bruce D. (Professor)
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, Education, 1991

Tate, Daryl A. (Assistant Professor)
Ed.D., Pepperdine University, Educational Learning Technologies, 2015


School of Human Inquiry

Briscoe, David L. (University Professor)
BA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Sociology, 1980
MA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Criminal Justice, 1985
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, Sociology, 1993

Fan, Jiabin (Assistant Professor)
BA, Business English, Capital University of Economics and Business (Beijing), 2015
MA, Sociology, LSU, 2018
Ph.D., Sociology, LSU, 2022

Fritts, Megan (Assistant Professor)
BA, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2014
MA, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Philosophy, 2018
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, Philosophy, 2020

Hawkins, Simon (Associate Professor)
Ph.D., University of Chicago, Anthropology, 2003

Ito, Kinko (Professor)
BA, Nanzan University, American and British Studies, 1980
MA, The Ohio State University, Sociology, 1982
Ph.D., The Ohio State University, Sociology, 1987

King, Kathryn A. (Associate Professor)
BA, University of Kentucky, Anthropology, 2000
MA, University of Tennessee, Anthropology, 2002
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Anthropology, 2007

Levin, Maureece J. (Assistant Professor)
B.A., Whitman College, Anthropology, 2003
M.A., University of Oregon, Anthropology, 2009
Ph.D., University of Oregon, Anthropology, 2015 

Lopez Ramirez, Adriana (Associate Professor)
Ph.D., Brown University, Sociology, 2009

McAuliffe, Jana (Associate Professor)
BA, University of San Francisco, Philosophy, 2001
MA, De Paul University, Philosophy, 2006
Ph.D., DePaul University, Philosophy, 2013

Norton, Michael B. (Associate Professor)
BA, The George Washington University, Religion, 2001
MA, Villanova University, Philosophy, 2006
MTS, Harvard Divinity School, Theological Studies, 2003
Ph.D., Villanova University, Philosophy, 2011

Robinson, Keith A. (Professor)
BA, University of Essex, Philosophy/Literature (Double Major), 1987
MA, University of Essex, Philosophy, 1988
Ph.D., University of Warwick, Philosophy, 1996

Shafeek Amin, Neveen F. (Associate Professor)
BA, Cairo University, Beni-Suef Branch, Egypt., Arts and Education, English Language, 1999
MA, The University of Texas at Austin, Sociology, 2009
Doctorate Portfolio, The University of Texas at Austin, Applied Statistics, 2012
Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, Sociology, 2015

Thomas, Jan L. (Professor)
BA, University of Colorado, Creative Writing, 1980
MA, University of Arizona, Philosophy, 1992
Ph.D., University of Arizona, Philosophy, 1993


School of Physical Sciences

Al-Shukri, Haydar J. (Professor)
BS, University of Baghdad, Geophysics, 1974
MS, University of Baghdad, Seismology, 1976
Ph.D., Saint Louis University, Geophysics, 1990

Baillie, Mark T. (Assistant Professor)
BS, Bucknell University, Chemistry, 2003
Ph.D., Emory University, Organic Chemistry, 2011

Begum, Mahbuba (Instructor)

Belford, Robert E. (Professor)
BS, Arizona State University, Chemistry, 1987
Ph.D. Arizona State University, Chemistry, 1993

Blanton, Miles C. (Instructor)
BA, Columbia University, Physics, 2000
MS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Physics, 2003
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Physics, 2008

Czarnecki, John B. (Visiting Faculty)
BA, Wayne State University, Chemistry and Geology, 1977
MS, New Mexico Tech, Hydrology, 1978
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Hydrogeology, 1988

Darsey, Jerome A. (Professor)
BS, Louisiana State University, Basic Physics, 1970
Ph.D., Louisiana State University, PChem, 1982

DeAngelis, Michael T. (Professor)
BS, University of Wisconsin, Geology, 1998
MS, University of Tennessee, Geology, 2005
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Geology, 2011

Ghosh, Anindya (Professor)
BS, Calcutta (Now Kolkata) University, Chemistry, 1995
MS, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, Chemistry, 1997
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, Chemistry, 2004

Guisbiers, Gregory L. (Associate Professor)
Ph.D. University of Mons, Physics, 2006

Hall, Tony A. (Associate Professor)
BS, Arkansas State University, Physics, 1994
MS, Purdue University, Physics, 1996
Ph.D., Purdue University, Physics, 2000

Hudson, Mitchell (Professor)
BS, Arkansas State University, Physics, 1994
MS, Purdue University, Physics, 1996
Ph.D., Purdue University, Physics, 2000

Karabacak, Tansel (Professor)
BS, Middle East Technical University, Physics, 1996
MS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Physics, 1999
Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Physics, 2003

Kattoum, Ronia N. (Advanced Instructor)
BS, Loyola University Chicago, Chemistry, 2007
MA, University of Arkansas of Little Rock, Chemistry, 2013
MA, University of Arkansas of Little Rock, Higher Education, 2013

Kriscautzky, Agustin (Visiting Faculty)
BS, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Geology, 2017
MS, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Geology, 2022
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Geology, 2022

Nichols, John A. (Assistant Professor)
BS, University of the Cumberlands, Physics and Mathematics, 2004
MS, University of Kentucky, Physics, 2008
Ph.D., University of Kentucky, Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, 2012

Rivero-Castro, Juliette (Instructor)
MS, University of Arkansas, Organic Chemistry, 2010
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, Organic Chemistry, 2013

Shroat-Lewis, Rene A. (Associate Professor)
BS, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Geology, 2005
MS, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Geology, 2007
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Geology, 2011

Siraj, Noureen (Associate Professor)
BS, University of Karachi, Chemistry, 2001
MS, University of Karachi, Physical Chemistry, 2002
Ph.D., Graz University of Technology, Electrochemistry, 2011

Spinler, Joshua C. (Advanced Instructor)
BS, University of Wyoming, Geography, 2006
BS, University of Wyoming, Geology, 2006
MS, University of Arizona, Geosciences, 2008
Ph.D., University of Arizona, Geosciences, 2014

Walker, Brian (Assistant Professor)
BS, James Madison University, Chemistry, 2008
MS, University of Tulsa, Analytical Chemistry, 2010
Ph.D., The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, Organic Chemistry, 2016

Zhao, Wei (Professor)
Ph.D., Peking University, 1991


Social Work

Atkins, May A. (Instructor)
MSW, The University of Tennessee Knoxville, Social Work, 1981

Burse, Jacqueline R. (Assistant Professor)
BSW, Ferris State University, Social Work, 2000
MS, Ferris State University, Criminal Justice Administration, 2001
MSW, Wayne State University, Social Work, 2012
Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington, Social Work, 2017

Crisp, Catherine L. (Associate Professor)
BA, Rutgers College, Sociology, 1987
MSW, University of Kansas, Social Work, 1993
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, Social Work, 2002

Danforth, Laura M. (Assistant Professor)
BSW, University of Arkansas, School of Social Work, 2009
MSW, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, School of Social Work, 2011
Ph.D., University of Missouri, School of Social Work, 2016

Fowler, Elizabeth D. (Instructor) 
BA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Psychology, 1999
MSW, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Social Work, 2006

Jones, Kim A. (Professor)
BSW, Southern Illinois University, General, 1979
MSW, University of Illinois, Clinical, 1981
Ph.D., Smith College School for Social Work, Clinical, 1992

Kapp, Stephen A. (Professor)
BA, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Social Work, 1978
MSW, University of Michigan, Social Work, 1982
Ph.D., Michigan State University, Social Science and Social Work, 1997

Leyenberger, Morgan H. (Instructor)
BA, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, Anthropology, 2009
MSW, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2015

Lloyd, Chris C. (Associate Professor)
EMT-Paramedic, Eastern Iowa Community College, 1993
BA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Psychology, 1997
AM, Social Services Administration University of Chicago, Clinical Practice, 2000
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Social Work, 2008

McClane, Veronica P. (Adjunct Faculty)
BSW University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Social Work, 2008
MSW University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Social Work, 2011
MS Grand Canyon University, Psychology, 2015 

Moore, Kelly M. (Instructor)
BA University of AR, psychology, 2006
MSW University of AR, Social Work, 2008

Namir, David (Instructor)
BA Temple University, Political Science, 1991
MPIA University of Pittsburgh, International Political Economy, 1993
MSW University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Social Work, 2011

Otters, Rosalie V. (Associate Professor)
BA, SUNY at Stony Brook (Stony Brook University), History, 1967
MA, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Church History and Christian Thought, 1972
M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary, Ministry, 1977
D.Min., Eden Theological Seminary, Pastoral Theology, 1986
MSW, Washington University, Brown School of Social Work, Social Work, 1989
Ph.D., University of North Texas, Sociology, 2005

Pelts, Michael (Assistant Professor)
BS, University of Southern Mississippi, Social and Rehabilitation Services, 1991
MSW, Portland State University, Social Work, 2010
GC, University of Missouri, Public Health, 2015
Ph.D., University of Missouri - Columbia, Social Work, 2015

Rose, Stephanie F. (Adjunct Faculty)
AA, National Park College, 2006
AS, National Park College, 2006
BSW University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Social Work, 2008
MSW University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Social Work, 2010
DSW, ABD Capella University, Social Work, 2018

Ruhr, Lindsay R. (Assistant Professor)
BA, University of Missouri - St. Louis, Psychology, 2009
MSW, Washington University in St. Louis, Social Work, 2011
MPPA, University of Missouri - St. Louis, Public Policy Administration, 2012
Ph.D., University of Missouri - Columbia, Social Work, 2016

Turney, Howard M. (Professor)
BBA, University of Central Arkansas, Business Administration, 1974
MSW, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Social Work, 1985
Ph.D., Florida State University, Social Work, 1991

Turturro Ph.D., Carolyn L. (Associate Professor)
MA, New York University, Organizational Psychology, 1981
Ph.D., New York University, Community Psychology, 1992


Theatre

Bolinger, Don R. (Staff)
BA, University of Kentucky, Theatre, 1982

Dauenhauer, Karen (Assistant Professor)
BA, Mississippi University for Women, 2016
MFA, University of Georgia, 2021

Dowling, Laura K. (Instructor)
BA, University of Arkansas Fayetteville, Drama, 2001
MFA, Indiana University Bloomington, Lighting Design for Theatre, 2006

Heavner, Michael W. (Instructor)
BM, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Music, 1998
MA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, MAIS - Music/Rhetoric and Writing, 2018

Hicks, Yslan Y. (Associate Professor)
BA, West Georgia College, Speech and Drama, 1979
MFA, Texas Tech University, Theatre Design - Costume, 1984

Pendergraft, Stacy M. (Associate Professor)
BA, University of Tulsa, 1993
MFA, Arizona State University, 1997

Smith, Lawrence D. (Associate Professor)
MA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Theatre, 2012

Stafford, Joseph M. (Instructor)
BS, Illinois State University, Theatre, 2007

Stone, Stephen K. (Associate Professor)
BFA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Dance Performance and Choreography, 1989
MFA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Choreography, 1998

Thibeault M.F.A., Stephanie (Associate Professor)
BFA, Southwest Missouri State University, Dance, 1993
MFA, University of Maryland (College Park), Dance, 2002


World Languages

Cheatham, Rosalie M.
BA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, French, 1970
MA, University of Illinois, French, 1971

Delgado-Solorzano, Edma I. (Assistant Professor)
BA, Hendrix College, Environmental Studies and Spanish, 2004
MA, The University of Kansas, Spanish, 2007
Ph.D., The University of Kansas, Spanish (Latin American Literatures and Cultures), 2015

Finzer, Erin S. (Associate Professor)
BA, University of the South, Spanish, 2000
MA, University of Kansas, Spanish, 2004
Ph.D., University of Kansas, Spanish, 2008

Hagins, Zachary R. (Assistant Professor)
BA, University of Arkansas, French, 2002
BS, University of Arkansas, Economics, 2002
MA, University of Arkansas, French, 2006
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, French and Francophone Studies, 2014

Haislop, Victor J. (Instructor)
BA, Seton Hall University, Communications, 1992
MA, West Virginia University, Spanish Literature, 1998
MBA, West Virginia University, General Business, 1999

Rodriguez, Maria M. (Instructor)
BA, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Art History, 1992
ABD, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Critics of Architecture, 1996
MA, West Virginia University, Spanish Literature, 1999

Underwood, Olimpia G. (Instructor)
BA, Universidad Veracruzana, Spanish literature, 1990
MA, New Mexico State University, Spanish literature, 1993