Faculty


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Husnain Fateh Ahmad (2017)
B.S., ; M.A., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of Iowa
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

Jody Lynn Allen (2017)
B.A., University of Delaware; M.S., Michigan State University; Ph.D., The College of William and Mary
Visiting Assistant Professor of HIstory

Liesl Ann Allingham (2015)
B.A., Tufts University; M.A., Indiana University Bloomington; Ph.D., Indiana University Bloomington
Associate Professor of German

Laurence Richards Alvarez (1964)
B.S., The University of the South; M.A., Yale University; Ph.D., Yale University
Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus

Daniel Anderson (2014)
B.A., University of Cincinnati; M.A., Johns Hopkins University
Teaching Professor

Richard Bryan Apgar (2014)
B.A., Davidson College; M.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Assistant Professor of German

Henry Frank Arnold, Jr. (1963)
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., Harvard University; Ph.D., Harvard University
Jesse Spalding Professor of English Literature, Emeritus

Emmanuel Asiedu-Acquah (2015)
B.A., University of Ghana; M.Phil., University of Ghana; Ph.D., Harvard University
Assistant Professor of International and Global Studies

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Robert Edward Bachman (2001)
B.A., Rice University; Ph.D., Rice University
F.B. Williams Professor of Chemistry

Daniel S. Backlund (1989)
B.S., Bradley University; M.F.A., University of North Carolina School of the Arts
Professor of Theatre Arts

Carl Albert Bardi (2008)
B.A., North Carolina State University; M.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Associate Professor of Psychology

Nicole Bella Barenbaum (1990)
B.A., Cornell University; M.A., Boston University; Ph.D., Boston University
Professor of Psychology, Emerita

Helen V. Bateman (2003)
B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.A., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Associate Professor Psychology

Stefan Jennings Batista (2017)
B.F.A., ; M.F.A., The University of New Mexico
Visiting Instructor of Art and Art History

Stephanie Lynn Batkie (2016)
B.A., Northwestern University; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Michigan
Teaching Associate Professor of English

Robert G. Benson (1979)
M.A., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Professor of English, Emeritus

Julie Kay Berebitsky (1997)
B.A., University of California, Davis; M.A., The George Washington University; Ph.D., Temple University
Jessie Ball duPont Professor and Professor of History

Nancy Jane Berner (1992)
B.S., University of Idaho; M.S., University of Idaho; Ph.D., Stanford University
William Henderson Professor of Biology

Dharitri Bhattacharjee (2015)
B.A., University of Delhi; M.A., University of Delhi; M.A., Miami University; Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin
Visiting Assistant Professor of HIstory

Margaret Elaine Bonds (1980)
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; M.A., University of Maryland Baltimore; Ph.D., University of Maryland Baltimore
Professor of Spanish, Emerita

John Lawson Bordley, Jr. (1970)
B.S., Davidson College; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
F.B. Williams Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus

Nancy Mishoe Brennecke (1995)
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., Columbia University in the City of New York; Ph.D., The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Professor of Art History

Charles Donald Brockett (1979)
B.A., Whittier College; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Biehl Professor of International Studies, Emeritus

Sidney Pamela Brown (1999)
B.A., Emory University; M.S., Florida State University; Ph.D., University of Virginia
Professor of Religion

Alexander Martin Bruce (2008)
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., The University of Georgia; Ph.D., The University of Georgia
Visiting Associate Professor of English

Lisa Reinhalter Burner (2015)
B.A., Colby College; M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Assistant Professor of Spanish

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Katharine M. Cammack (2015)
B.S., Santa Clara University; Ph.D., Rutgers University—Newark
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Larry Edward Carden (1982)
B.A., DePauw University; B.D., Yale University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Associate Professor of Religion, Emeritus

Stephen Paul Carl (2004)
B.S.E.E., Rice University; M.A., The University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., Wright State University
Associate Professor of Computer Science

James Edward Carlos (1969)
B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.F.A., The Catholic University of America; Ph.D., Ohio University
Professor of Art, Emeritus

Thomas Macnab Carlson (1970)
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Professor of English

Stephen Byrnes Carmody (2017)
B.S., College of Charleston; M.A., The University of Tennessee; Ph.D., The University of Tennessee
Post Doctoral Fellow in Archaeology

Daniel Clay Carter (2008)
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University; Ph.D., The University of Tennessee
Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

Catherine E. Cavagnaro (1993)
B.S., Santa Clara University; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Professor of Mathematics

Kristen Kimberly Cecala (2013)
B.S., Davidson College; Ph.D., The University of Georgia
John D. MacArthur Assistant Professor of Biology

Manuel Alberto Chinchilla (2009)
B.A., Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College; Ph.D., University of Michigan
Associate Professor of Spanish

Gregory Thomas Clark (1989)
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., City University of New York Queens College; Ph.D., Princeton University
Professor of Art

Marcia Shonnard Clarkson (1973)
B.S., Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Lecturer in Computer Science, Emerita

William Ellis Clarkson (1973)
B.A., Yale University; Ph.D., University of Virginia
Professor of English, Emeritus

William Tomphson Cocke III (1967)
B.A., The University of the South; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Jesse Spalding Professor of English Literature, Emeritus

Katherine Nelson Coffey (2015)
B.S., University of Mary Washington; M.A., University of California, Riverside; Ph.D., University of California, Riverside
Assistant Professor of Psychology

John Kenyon Coffey II (2016)
B.A., Creighton University; M.A., Claremont Mckenna College; M.S.W., University of Michigan
Assistant Professor of Psychology

David Colbert-Goicoa (2013)
B.A., Columbia University in the City of New York; M.A., Brown University; Ph.D., Brown University
Assistant Professor of Spanish

Christopher H. Conn (1997)
B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., Northern Illinois University; Ph.D., Syracuse University
Professor of Philosophy

Warren D. Craft (2001)
B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.S.W., The University of Tennessee; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Benjamin Chisum Jason Craft (2015)
B.A., The University of the South; M.S., Troy University
Visiting Instructor of Psychology

Virginia Harvey Ottley Craighill (2001)
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., The University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., The University of Georgia
Teaching Professor of English

James Stockton Crawford (2016)
B.A., Brown University; M.F.A., University of California, San Diego
Associate Professor of Theatre Arts

Henrietta Brown Croom (1972)
B.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Professor of Biology, Emerita

Frederick Hailey Croom (1971)
B.S., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Gaston Swindell Bruton Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus

Joel L. Cunningham (2000)
B.A., The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; M.A., University of Oregon; Ph.D., University of Oregon
Professor of Mathematics

Kati D. Curts (2016)
B.B.A., Washburn University; M.A., Yale University; M.Phil., Yale University; Ph.D., Yale University
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

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Lucia K. Dale (2000)
B.A., Texas A&M University; M.A., Texas A&M University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Professor of Computer Science

James Charles Davidheiser (1976)
B.A., La Salle University; M.A., University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Professor of German, Emeritus

Robert G. Delcamp (1978)
B.M., University of Cincinnati; M.M., University of Cincinnati; D.Mus., Northwestern University
Professor of Music, Emeritus

Eugenii Uliev Donev (2013)
B.S., The University of the South; M.S., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Assistant Professor of Physics

Sally Dormer (1998)
B.A., Durham University; M.A., University of London; Ph.D., University of London
Visiting Assistant Professor of History

Hilary R. Dow Ward (2017)
B.M., University of Kansas; M.A., ; M.Ed., Union University; , The University of Memphis
Sewanee Summer Music Festival Assistant Director and Coordinator of Musical Arts

Mila Dragojevic (2010)
B.A., Wilson College; M.A., Northeastern University; M.B.A., University of New Hampshire; Ph.D., Brown University
Assistant Professor of Politics

Douglas J. Drinen (2001)
B.A., Trinity University; M.A., Arizona State University; Ph.D., Arizona State University
Associate Professor of Mathematics

Linden Anne Duffee (2016)
B.A., ; Ph.D., The University of Alabama
Assistant Professor of Mathematics

D. Elwood Dunn (1981)
B.A., Cuttington University; Ph.D., American University
Alfred Walter Negley Professor of Politics, Emeritus

Douglas Tybor Durig (1987)
B.A., University of South Carolina-Columbia; Ph.D., University of South Carolina-Columbia
Professor of Physics

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Sherwood F. Ebey (1968)
B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., Northwestern University; Ph.D., Northwestern University
Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus

Aaron A. Elrod (2013)
B.A., Centenary College of Louisiana; M.A., The George Washington University; Ph.D., The George Washington University
Assistant Professor of Economics

William Edward Engel (2004)
B.A., Trinity University; M.A., University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Nick B. Williams Professor of English

Derek Michael Ettensohn (2015)
B.A., Haverford College; M.A., Brown University; Ph.D., Brown University
Assistant Professor of Humanities

Jonathan P. Evans (1994)
B.A., Cornell University; Ph.D., Duke University
Professor of Biology

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Russell Thomas Fielding (2014)
B.S., University of Florida; M.A., University of Montana; Ph.D., Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

John Francis Flynn (1966)
B.A., Boston College; Ph.D., Columbia University in the City of New York
Professor of History, Emeritus

Elizabeth B. Ford (2004)
B.S., University of Florida; M.S., University of Florida; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

Stephen A. Ford (2003)
B.A., Colby College; M.A., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Visiting Associate Professor of Economics

Katherine Formash (2017)
B.S., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Visiting Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Systems

Laura Ann Fowler (2017)
B.A., The University of the South; J.D., The University of Georgia
Brown Foundation Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of Forestry and Geology

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Julie Garai (2017)
B.S., ; M.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Assistant Professor of Statistics

Lucia I. Garcia-Santana (2016)
B.A., ; M.A., The University of Connecticut; Ph.D., The University of Connecticut
Assistant Professor of Spanish

William Jay Garland (1968)
B.A., Emory University; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus

John J. Gatta, Jr. (2005)
B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A., Cornell University; Ph.D., Cornell University
Wiiliam B. Kenan Jr. Professor of English

Aymeric Charles Glacet (2003)
Ph.D., Emory University
Associate Professor of French

Harold J. Goldberg (1974)
B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
David Edward Underwood Chair of Modern European History

Robert R. Gottfried (1982)
B.A., Davidson College; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Professor of Economics, Emeritus

John Miller Grammer (1992)
B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., University of Virginia
Professor of English and Director, School of Letters

Elizabeth Elkin Grammer (1994)
B.A., Davidson College; M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., University of Virginia
Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Cynthia Gaither Gray (2016)
B.S., The University of the South; M.S., Middle Tennessee State University
Visiting Instructor of Biology and Assistant Director of Health Programs Advising

Daniel Joseph Groves (2017)
B.A., Johns Hopkins University; M.A., Johns Hopkins University; M.F.A., The Ohio State University; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
Tennessee Williams Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of English

William B. Guenther (1956)
B.A., Oberlin College; M.S., University of Rochester; Ph.D., University of Rochester
F.B. Williams Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus, Emeritus

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Sherry Lynne Hamby (2008)
B.S., The College of William and Mary; M.A., The College of William and Mary; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Visiting Research Professor of Psychology

Nicolette Bernadette Campbell Hamilton (2017)
B.A., The University of the South; , University of Arkansas at Fayettevile
Associate Director of Civic Engagement and Instructor

Francis Xavier Hart (2014)
B.S., Manhattan College; M.S., Syracuse University; Ph.D., Syracuse University
Tom Costen Professor of Physics, Emeritus

David George Haskell (1996)
B.A., University of Oxford; Ph.D., Cornell University
Professor of Biology

Andrea Christina Hatcher (2005)
B.A., University of West Florida; M.A., University of West Florida; M.A., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Associate Professor of Politics

Diana Leigh Patterson Hatchett (2017)
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Kentucky
Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Patricia Ruth Gibson Heck (1986)
B.A., San Jose State University; M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Professor of Anthropology, Emerita

Jennifer Paige Hill (2009)
B.A., The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; M.A., Tennessee Technological University
Visiting Instructor of Teacher Education

Paul Andrew Holloway (2009)
B.A., The University of Texas at Austin; M.A., Rice University; Ph.D., University of Chicago
University Professor of Classics and Ancient Christianity

Daniel Stephen Holmes (2008)
B.A., The University of Queensland; M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., University of Virginia
Associate Professor of Classical Studies

JoyAnna Sutherlin Hopper (2016)
B.A., Eastern Illinois University; M.A., University of Missouri; Ph.D., University of Missouri
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Mark Simon James Hopwood (2014)
B.A., City University of New York Queens College; Ph.D., University of Chicago
Assistant Professor of Philosophy

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Matthew William Irvin (2008)
B.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., Duke University
Associate Professor of English

J

Maha Zehra Jafri (2016)
B.A., Johns Hopkins University; M.A., Northwestern University; Ph.D., Northwestern University
Assistant Professor of English

Timothy M. Jesurun (2014)
B.A., Calvin College; M.A., The University of Akron; Ph.D., The University of Akron
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Larry Hudson Jones (1977)
B.S., Wofford College; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Professor of Biology, Emeritus

Angela A. Jordan (2001)
B.B.A., Middle Tennessee State University; M.A., Middle Tennessee State University
Senior Instructor of Spanish

Evan Elizabeth Joslin (2016)
B.A., Agnes Scott College; Ph.D., University of Virginia
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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May F. Kamalick (2017)
B.A., ; M.A.,
Visiting Instructor of Arabic Language and Culture

Serkan Karadas (2014)
B.A., Beloit College; M.A., West Virginia University; Ph.D., West Virginia University
Assistant Professor of Economics

Robert Larry Keele, Jr. (1968)
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., Emory University; Ph.D., Emory University
Alfred Walter Negley Professor of Politics, Emeritus

Timothy Keith-Lucas (1973)
B.A., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., Duke University
Professor of Psychology, Emeritus

Elise A. Kikis (2012)
B.A., Cornell University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Assistant Professor of Biology

Edward Bleakley King (1968)
B.A., The University of the South; B.D., Bexley Hall Seabury Western Theological Seminary Federation; M.A., Florida State University; Ph.D., Duke University
Professor of History, Emeritus

Martin Albert Knoll (1993)
B.A., The University of the South; M.S., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., The University of Texas at El Paso
Professor of Geology

Karen Kuers (1994)
B.S., Spring Hill College; M.S., Texas A&M International University; Ph.D., The University of Georgia
Annie Overton Brinkley Snowden Professor of Forestry

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Yuliya Volodymyrivna Ladygina (2015)
Ph.D., University of San Diego
Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian

David Macrae Landon (1974)
B.A., Harvard University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Bishop Frank A. Juhan Professor of Theatre Arts, Emeritus

Linda Bright Lankewicz (1995)
B.S., The University of Georgia; M.S., University of South Alabama; M.S., Tulane University; Ph.D., Tulane University
Professor of Computer Science, Emerita

Cesar Andres Leal (2013)
M.M., Florida International University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky
Assistant Professor of Music

Melody J. Lehn (2017)
B.A., Furman University; M.A., The University of Memphis; Ph.D., The University of Memphis
Assistant Professor of Women's and Gender Studies and Assistant Director of the Center for Speaking and Listening

Roger Saul Levine (2004)
B.A., Yale University; M.A., Yale University; M.Phil., Yale University; Ph.D., Yale University
Associate Professor of History

Wei-Chun Bernadette Lo (2011)
B.M., Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University; M.M., Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University; M.M., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; D.M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

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James Ross Macdonald (2013)
B.A., Harvard University; M.A., Yale University; M.Phil., Yale University; Ph.D., Yale University
Assistant Professor of English

Pamela Royston Macfie (1984)
B.A., Goucher College; M.A., Duke University; Ph.D., Duke University
Professor of English

Shelley Jean MacLaren (2012)
B.A., University of Alberta; Ph.D., Emory University
Visiting Assistant Professor of Humanities

Kyle W. Mahoney (2017)
B.A., ; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

Pradip K. Malde (1990)
B.A., Bournemouth University; M.F.A., Glasgow School of Art
Professor of Art

Kelly A. Malone (2002)
B.A., Providence College; M.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Professor of English

Rodelio Dela Cruz Manacsa (2008)
B.A., Ateneo de Manila University; M.A., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Associate Professor of Politics

Andrea Nichole Mansker (2004)
B.A., California State University, Sacramento; M.A., University of Southern California; Ph.D., University of Southern California
Associate Professor of History

Arturo A. Marquez-Gomez (2015)
M.A., Middlebury College; Ph.D., Brown University
Assistant Professor of Spanish

Jennifer Kay Matthews (2000)
B.C.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.F.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Professor of Theatre Arts

Linda Carol Mayes (2013)
B.A., The University of the South
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

John Malcolm McCardell, Jr. (2010)
B.A., Washington and Lee University; M.A., Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., Harvard University
Professor of History

Stephanie Ann McCarter (2008)
B.A., The University of Tennessee; M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., University of Virginia
Associate Professor of Classical Studies

James Waring McCrady (2004)
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Professor of French, Emeritus

Martha McCrory (1962)
B.M., University of Michigan; M.A., University of Rochester
Professor of Music, Emerita

Christopher Michael McDonough (2002)
B.A., Tufts University; M.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Professor of Classical Studies

Carmen Elena McEvoy (1995)
B.A., Universidad Femenina del Sagrado Corazon; M.A., Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru; M.A., University of California, San Diego; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Professor of History

Katherine Elizabeth McGhee (2015)
B.S., University of Toronto; M.S., Florida State University; Ph.D., Florida State University
Assistant Professor of Biology

Deborah Ann McGrath (1999)
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; M.S., University of Florida; Ph.D., University of Florida
Carl Gustav Biehl Jr. Professor of International Studies and Professor of Biology

Gayle E. McKeen (1994)
B.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Chicago
Associate Professor of Politics, Emerita

Jessica Mecellem (2016)
B.A., ; M.A., ; Ph.D.,
Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics

Jennifer Paine Davis Michael (1995)
B.A., The University of the South; B.A., University of Oxford; M.A., Northwestern University; Ph.D., Northwestern University
Professor of English

Deon Terrell Miles (2002)
B.A., Wabash College; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Professor of Chemistry

Alison Janet Miller (2017)
B.A., Northern Illinois University; M.A., University of Kansas; M.A., University of Kansas; Ph.D., University of Kansas
Assistant Professor of Art and Art History

Stephen Ray Miller (1995)
B.A., University of Kansas; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Chicago
Professor of Music

Kathryn Oliver Mills (1997)
B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., University of Oxford; Ph.D., Yale University
Professor of French

Shane Elizabeth Minkin-Reinhard (2015)
B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Emory University; Ph.D., New York University
Assistant Professor of International and Global Studies

Matthew David Mitchell (2014)
B.A., University of Washington; M.Litt., University of Saint Andrews; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor of History

Yasmeen Mohiuddin (1982)
B.A., University of Karachi; M.A., University of Karachi; M.A., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Ralph Owen Distinguished Professor of Economics

Brandon Christopher Moore (2014)
B.A., Duke University; B.S., Arizona State University; Ph.D., University of Florida
Associate Professor of Biology

Andrew Paul Moser (2002)
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., University of Virginia
Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Donna Faye Murdock (2003)
B.A., City University of New York Hunter College; M.A., Emory University; Ph.D., Emory University
Professor of Anthropology

Alejandro Mylonas-Leegstra (2016)
B.A., ; M.A., The University of Connecticut; M.A.,
Visiting Instructor of Spanish

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Maria Jesus M. Natal (1986)
Ph.D., University of Florida
Professor of Spanish, Emerita

Eric Woodfin Naylor (1962)
B.A., The University of the South
William R. Kenan Professor of Spanish, Emeritus

Nicole Aimee Noffsinger-Frazier (2013)
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., West Virginia University; Ph.D., The University of Memphis
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

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Richard A. O'Connor (1978)
B.A., The College of William and Mary; M.A., Cornell University; Ph.D., Cornell University
Biehl Professor of International Studies and Professor of Anthropology

Sean Patrick O'Rourke (2015)
B.A., Humboldt State University; M.A., Humboldt State University; J.D., University of Oregon; Ph.D., University of Oregon
Director of the Center for Speaking and Listening and Professor of Rhetoric

Agnes L. Ortega (2017)
B.S., ; , University of Cincinnati
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

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John Raymond Palisano (1993)
B.S., The University of Tennessee; Ph.D., The University of Tennessee
Professor of Biology, Emeritus

Terry Logan Papillon (2014)
B.A., Saint Olaf College; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Professor of Classical Studies

Tam K. Parker (2000)
B.A., Macalester College; M.Div., Harvard University; Ph.D., Emory University
Professor of Religion

Chris Parrish (1987)
B.A., Saint Mary's University; M.A., University of California, San Diego; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Professor of Mathematics

Amy Stephenson Patterson (2012)
B.A., Trinity University; Ph.D., Indiana University Bloomington
Carl Gustav Biehl Jr. Professor of International Studies and Professor of Politics

William Brown Patterson, Jr. (1980)
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., University of Oxford; Ph.D., Harvard University
Francis S. Houghteling Professor of History, Emeritus

Charles Richard Perry (1974)
B.A., Davidson College; M.A., Harvard University; Ph.D., Harvard University
William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of History, Emeritus

James Franklin Peterman (1980)
B.A., Kenyon College; M.A., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Professor of Philosophy

James Robert Peters (1984)
B.A., Northern Illinois University; M.A., Northwestern University; Ph.D., Northwestern University
Professor of Philosophy

Randolph Stuart Peterson (1989)
B.S., The University of Tennessee; M.S., The University of Tennessee; Ph.D., The University of Tennessee
Professor of Physics

Charles Samuel Peyser, Jr. (1968)
B.A., Hamilton College; M.A., Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University
Professor of Psychology, Emeritus

George Wilkinson Poe (1988)
B.A., Davidson College; M.A., Middlebury College; Ph.D., Duke University
Class of 1961 Chair of the College and Professor of French, Emeritus

James Gregory Pond (1999)
B.A., The University of the South; M.F.A., The University of Georgia
Professor of Art History

Rongson Pongdee (2010)
B.S., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Donald Brandreth Potter, Jr. (1980)
B.A., Williams College; M.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst
Robert M. Ayres Jr. Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Geology

Raymond Mark Preslar (1991)
B.A., Arizona State University; M.A., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of Washington
Associate Professor of Russian

William McGowen Priestley (1967)
B.A., The University of the South; Ph.D., Princeton University
Gaston Swindell Bruton Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus

Eugene Wyatt Prunty (1989)
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
Carlton Professor of English

Emily Elizabeth Puckette (1999)
B.A., Smith College; M.A., Duke University; Ph.D., Duke University
Professor of Mathematics

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George S. Ramseur, Sr. (1958)
B.A., Elon College; M.Ed., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Professor of Biology, Emeritus, Emeritus

Laurie Anne Ramsey (1992)
B.A., The College of William and Mary; M.A., Indiana University Bloomington; Ph.D., Indiana University Bloomington
Associate Professor of French

Mark David Rasmussen (2014)
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Teaching Professor

Stephen Boykin Raulston (1998)
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Professor of Spanish

Rebecca Celeste Ray (1998)
B.A., University of Florida; M.A., The University of Edinburgh; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Professor of Anthropology

William Wood Register, Jr. (1992)
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., Brown University; Ph.D., Brown University
Francis S. Houghteling Professor of American History

John Vincent Reishman II (1969)
B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A., University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., University of Virginia
Jesse Spalding Professor of English Literature, Emeritus

Leslie Buchman Richardson (1980)
B.A., Rhodes College; M.A., University of Virginia; M.A., Middlebury College
Instructor of Italian, Emerita

Dale Edward Richardson (1973)
B.A., Harvard University; M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., Princeton University
Nick B. Williams Professor of English, Emeritus

Susan Janet Ridyard (1989)
B.A., University of Cambridge; M.A., University of Cambridge; Ph.D., University of Cambridge
Professor of History

Nicholas Edward Roberts (2009)
B.A., Carleton College; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., New York University
Associate Professor of History

Clay C. Ross (1973)
B.S., University of Kentucky; M.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus

Matthew Brian Rudd (2010)
B.S., Wake Forest University; M.S., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Utah
Associate Professor of Mathematics

Donald Charles Rung III (1987)
B.A., Harvard University; M.A., Princeton University; Ph.D., Princeton University
Associate Professor of French

Susan K. Rupert Delcamp (1978)
B.M., University of Cincinnati; M.M., Northwestern University
Instructor in Music, Emerita

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Ruth Sánchez-Imizcoz (1995)
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., University of Kentucky; Ph.D., University of Kentucky
Professor of Spanish

Betsy Ann Sandlin (2004)
B.A., Morehead State University; M.A., Ohio University; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Associate Professor of Spanish

Jacqueline Thibault Schaefer (1967)
B.A., Université de Caen Basse–Normandie; Ph.D., Université Paris–Sorbonne
Professor of French, Emerita

Paige L. Schneider (2000)
B.A., University of Florida; M.A., Florida Atlantic University; Ph.D., Emory University
Assistant Professor of Politics

Matthew Scott Schrader (2015)
B.S., Florida State University; M.A., Florida State University; Ph.D., Florida State University
Assistant Professor of Biology

Jesse Daniel Schupack (2017)
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Peter Eli Schweppe (2017)
B.A., University of Montana; M.A., University of Washington; Ph.D.,
Visiting Assistant Professor of German

Bethel Sharma Seballos (2009)
B.S., The University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., University of Kentucky
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Leo Bayani Seballos (2015)
B.S., Loyola Marymount University; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

John Douglas Seiters (1971)
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., Florida State University; Ph.D., Florida State University
Class of 1961 Chair of the College and Professor of Classical Languages, Emeritus

Stephen A. Shaver (1987)
B.S., North Carolina State University; Ph.D., Stanford University
Professor of Geology, Emeritus

Sarah C. Sherwood (2007)
B.S., James Madison University; M.A., The University of Tennessee; Ph.D., The University of Tennessee
Associate Professor of Environmental Studies

John Hisashi Shibata (1998)
B.S., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of Washington
Associate Professor of Chemistry

David Huntington W. Shipps (2017)
B.A., The University of the South; M.B.A., Emory University
Director, Babson Center for Global Commerce

Steven Wyck Shrader (1976)
B.A., The College of William and Mary; M.M., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., Northwestern University
Professor of Music, Emeritus

Elizabeth Ann Skomp (2005)
B.A., Indiana University Bloomington; Ph.D., University of London
Associate Professor of Russian

Everett Clinton Smith (2016)
B.S., University of Central Arkansas; Ph.D., University of Kentucky
Assistant Professor of Biology

Peter Thomas Smith (1982)
B.A., College of the Holy Cross; M.A., Case Western Reserve University; M.F.A., Case Western Reserve University; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
Professor of Theatre Arts

Gerald Lafayette Smith (1969)
B.A., University of Richmond; Ph.D., Duke University
Robert M. Ayres Jr. Distinguished University Chair and Professor of Religion, Emeritus

Charles Kenneth Smith (1998)
B.A., Colorado State University; M.A., University of Florida; Ph.D., University of Florida
Professor of Forestry

Matthew A. Snyder (2017)
B.A., Belmont University
Visiting Instructor of Accounting

Tao Song (2017)
B.B.A., ; M.A., University of Alberta
Assistant Professor of Economics

Thomas Dean Spaccarelli (1974)
B.A., Universidad de Granada; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Professor of Spanish, Emeritus

Holloway Sparks (2017)
B.A., Davidson College; M.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics

Amanda Spedden Sprott-Goldson (2017)
B.A., University of South Carolina-Columbia; M.L.S., University of Washington
Learning & Access Librarian and Visiting Assistant Professor

Marc St-Pierre (2006)
B.A., Universite de Sherbrooke; M.A., Universite de Sherbrooke; Ph.D., Brown University
Associate Professor of Economics

Bradley Scott Sturgill (2016)
B.B.A., Appalachian State University; Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Assistant Professor of Economics

Alyssa Rowena Summers (2009)
B.A., Lawrence University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Associate Professor of Biology

Richard G. Summers, Jr. (2001)
B.A., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., Harvard University
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Clinton S. Swift (2017)
B.S., Whittier College; M.A., California State University, Sacramento; Ph.D., University of Missouri
Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics

Heidi Marie Syler (2005)
B.A., The University of Georgia; M.L.S., The University of Tennessee
Visiting Instructor of Library Science

Benito Teodoro Szapiro (1994)
M.S., Universidad de Buenos Aires; Ph.D., Universidad de Buenos Aires
Professor of Physics

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Yanbing Tan (2017)
B.A., ; M.A., Washington University in St. Louis; Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis
Visiting Assistant Professor of Asian Studies

Katherine Christina Theyson (2010)
B.A., North Carolina State University; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Assistant Professor of Economics

Jeffrey Parker Thompson (2009)
B.A., Birmingham-Southern College; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., Emory University
Associate Professor of Art History

Courtney L. Thompson (2015)
B.A., Hampton University; M.A., Purdue University; Ph.D., Purdue University
Assistant Professor of American Studies

Eric Thomas Thurman (2007)
B.S., Cumberland University; M.A., Drew University; M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Drew University
Associate Professor of Religion

Brandy Nicole Tiernan (2015)
B.A., University of North Texas; M.A., Western Kentucky University; Ph.D., Iowa State University
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Scott J. Torreano (1993)
B.S., Michigan Technological University; M.S., North Carolina State University; Ph.D., The University of Georgia
Professor of Forestry

Jordan Daniel Troisi (2014)
B.A., Albion College; M.A., State University of New York at Buffalo; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Virginia Lauryl Hicks Tucker (2009)
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., University of Virginia
Associate Professor of English

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Jessica Theresa Usherwood (2016)
B.A., Lee University; M.M., Roosevelt University; D.Mus., Indiana University Bloomington
Assistant Professor of Music

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Merle Wallace (1996)
B.A., Temple University; M.A., University of Illinois at Springfield; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Professor of Anthropology

Geoffrey Harris Ward (2016)
B.M., ; M.M., Arizona State University; D.Mus., University of Kansas
Organist and Choirmaster, Assistant Professor

Joan Steves Ward (2004)
Instructor of Politics, Emerita

Barclay Ward (1975)
M.A., Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., University of Iowa
Alfred Negley Professor of Politics, Emeritus

Keri Leigh Bryan Watson (2018)
B.S., The University of the South; Ph.D., University of Vermont
Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Systems

G. Norman West (2011)
B.S., The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; M.Ed., The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; Ph.D., Ball State University
Visiting Associate Professor of Psychology

Thomas Lowell West III (2017)
B.A., University of Mississippi; M.A., Vanderbilt University; J.D., University of Virginia
Visiting Instructor of French

Kelly J. Whitmer (2010)
B.A., Colgate University; M.A., Western Washington University; Ph.D., University of British Columbia
Associate Professor of History

Daniel Everett Wigner (2017)
B.A., Wayland Baptist University; M.A., Wayland Baptist University; M.A., University of North Texas; Ph.D., Durham University
Visiting Assistant Professor and Librarian

Earl Douglass Williams, Jr. (1999)
B.A., The University of the South; Ph.D., Northwestern University
Frank W. Wilson Professor of Economics

Samuel Ruthven Williamson, Jr. (1988)
B.A., Tulane University; M.A., Harvard University; Ph.D., Harvard University
Robert M. Ayres Distinguished University Chair and Professor of History, Emeritus

John Charles Willis (1991)
B.A., Baylor University; M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., University of Virginia
Jessie Ball duPont Professor of History

Scott Howard Wilson (1994)
B.A., Oberlin College; M.A., Cornell University; Ph.D., Cornell University
Alfred Walter Negley Professor of Politics

Michael Kevin Wilson (2005)
B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.F.A., University of Florida
Associate Professor of English

Jessica Faye Wohl (2010)
B.F.A., Kansas City Art Institute; M.F.A., The University of Georgia
Assistant Professor of Art History

Prakash C. Wright (2011)
B.A., McDaniel College; M.A., University of North Texas
Teaching Associate Professor of Music

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Karen Pao-ying Yu (1996)
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.A., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Professor of Psychology

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Reinhard Konrad Zachau (1978)
B.A., University of Hamburg; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Professor of German, Emeritus

Kirk Steven Zigler (2005)
B.A., Kenyon College; Ph.D., Duke University
Associate Professor of Biology