Faculty Convocation

Academic Year 2014-15 New Faculty Information 

Convocation  New Faculty PowerPoint Presentation

Division of Academic Affairs

College of Arts and Sciences
College of Business and Technology
Clemmer College of Education
Honors College

Academic Health Sciences Center

College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Science
Quillen College of Medicine
College of Nursing
Gatton College of Pharmacy
College of Public Health 

 

DIVISION OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
2014 NEW FACULTY

 COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

LAST NAME DEPARTMENT ACADEMIC
RANK
FIELD OF
STUDY
LAST DEGREE
EARNED

INSTITUTION
FROM
WHICH
LAST DEGREE WAS  EARNED

INSTITUTION OF
LAST 
ACADEMIC
APPOINTMENT
Bidwell, Joseph   Chair  Biological Sciences Professor Zoology PhD Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University University of Newcastle, Australia
Balaba, Ronald Chemistry Post Doctoral Fellow Analytical Chemistry PhD West Virginia University West Virginia University
Burford, Michael Social Work Assistant Professor Social Work PhD University of Tennessee/Knoxville University of Tennessee/Knoxville
Carpenter, Damian Literature & Language Post Doctoral Fellow American Literature PhD Texas A & M University The College of William & Mary
Gerard, Mira      Chair  Art and Design Associate Professor Painting and Drawing MFA University of Georgia East Tennessee State University
Greene, Dorothy Social Work Assistant Professor Social Work PhD University of Utah Western Carolina University
Godbole, Anant Executive Director Center of Excellence in Mathematics & Science Education Professor Statistics and Probability PhD Michigan State University East Tennessee State University
Hiatt, Anna Biological Sciences Assistant Professor Zoology PhD Oklahoma State University University of Kansas
Jones, D. Michael Literature & Language Lecturer British Romanticism PhD University of Connecticut University of Connecticut
Marshall, Stephen Chair Mass Communication Associate Professor Mass Communication PhD University of Florida East Tennessee State University
Moore, Joseph Director of Athletic Bands Music Assistant Professor Wind Band Conducting PhD University of Kentucky Delta State University
   Niederberger,Maria
Chair
Music Professor Music, Theory and Composition PhD Brandeis University East Tennessee State University
Olson, Nathaniel Appalachian Studies/ Bluegrass Assistant Professor Music and Music Education EdD Teachers College, Columbia University Teachers College, Columbia University
Park, Esther Music Visiting Assistant Professor Music MMA Yale School of Music Yale School of Music
Porter, Kelly Art and Design Assistant Professor Graphic Design MFA University of Tennessee/Knoxville University of Southern Mississippi
Schrift, Melissa
Chair
Sociology/Anthropology Associate Professor Anthropology PhD Universit of Hawaii/ Manoa East Tennessee State University
Sheridan, Rustam Mass Communication Assistant Professor Film and Video Production MFA University of North Carolina/Greensboro University of North Carolina/Charlotte
Shilabin, Abbas Chemistry Assistant Professor Organic Chemistry PhD Institut fü r Organische Chemie der TU Clausthal/ Germany Augustana College
Waters, Susan Mass Communication Assistant Professor Communication Studies PhD University of Kansas Auburn University
Weiss, Katherine Chair Literature & Language Associate Professor English Literature PhD University of Reading, United Kingdom East Tennessee State University

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY

LAST NAME DEPARTMENT ACADEMIC
RANK
FIELD OF
STUDY
LAST DEGREE
EARNED
INSTITUTION 
FROM 
WHICH
LAST DEGREE WAS  EARNED
INSTITUTION OF 
LAST 
ACADEMIC 
APPOINTMENT
Dangler, Jeremiah Computing   Computer Science MS East Tennessee State University   
Depew, Dennis
Dean 
  Professor   Industrial Technology   PhD Purdue University Purdue University
Howie, Glen   
Chair 
Military Science Professor Organizational Leadership MA Chapman University  
Moore, Preston Computing   Computer Science MS East Tennessee State University   
Pointer, Martha  Senior Associate Dean    Professor  Accounting  PhD University of South Carolina  East Tennessee State University 
Ramsey, John Computing   Computer Science MS East Tennessee State University   
Saglam, Umit Management and Marketing Assistant Professor Decision Science PhD Drexel University  
Shelton, Robert Engineering Technology, Surveying and Digital Media   Business Administration MBA East Tennessee State University   
Smith, Suzanne Associate Dean    Professor  Computer Science PhD Florida State Univeristy  East Tennessee State University 
Xie, Xin Economics and Finance Assistant Professor Economics PhD Kansas State University Kansas State University

CLEMMER COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

LAST NAME DEPARTMENT ACADEMIC
RANK
FIELD OF
STUDY
LAST DEGREE
EARNED
INSTITUTION 
FROM 
WHICH
LAST DEGREE WAS  EARNED
INSTITUTION OF 
LAST 
ACADEMIC 
APPOINTMENT
Garris, William R.  Counseling and Human Services Assistant Professor Human Development Family Studies PhD Iowa State University Tusculum College
Hale, Kimberly Interim Associate Dean    Associate Professor Human Development  PhD Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University East Tennessee State University 
Jennings, Jody LaShay Curriculum and Instruction Clinical Instructor English Education MA Western Carolina University  
Kavanaugh, Ashley Exercise and Sport Science Assistant Professor Sport Physiology and Performance, Coaching PhD East Tennessee State University  East Tennessee State University  (Adjunct Faculty)
Kim, Min Teaching and Learning Clinical Instructor Special Education PhD University of Texas, Austin  
Lewis, Angela Interim Dean    Professor  Human Ecology PhD Univiserity of Tennessee-Knoxville East Tennessee State University 
O'Neil, Kason Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation Management Assistant Professor Kinesiology-Physical Education Pedagogy PhD University of Virginia  
Robertson, Laura Curriculum and Instruction Assistant Professor Science Education PhD North Carolina State University East Tennessee State University,  Univeristy School
Smith, Samuel University School Instructor Foreign Language MA Tennesse Technological University Putnum County Schools
Trivette, Carol Teaching and Learning Associate Professor Child Development/ Family Relations PhD University of North Carolina Greensboro Puckett Institute

HONORS COLLEGE

LAST NAME DEPARTMENT ACADEMIC
RANK
FIELD OF
STUDY
LAST DEGREE
EARNED
INSTITUTION 
FROM 
WHICH
LAST DEGREE WAS  EARNED
INSTITUTION OF 
LAST 
ACADEMIC 
APPOINTMENT
Slagle, Judy
Interim Dean
  Professor English PhD University of Tennessee-Knoxville East Tennessee State University  
ACADEMIC HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER
2014 NEW FACULTY

COLLEGE OF CLINICAL AND REHABILITATIVE HEALTH SCIENCES

LAST NAME DEPARTMENT ACADEMIC
RANK
FIELD OF
STUDY
LAST DEGREE
EARNED
INSTITUTION 
FROM 
WHICH
LAST DEGREE WAS  EARNED
INSTITUTION OF 
LAST 
ACADEMIC 
APPOINTMENT
Boynewicz, Kara Physical Therapy Assistant Professor Physical Therapy DPT Governors State University Governors State University, Chicago, IL
Bramlette, Shannon Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Professor Audiology AuD Salus University  
 Clark, W. Andrew  Associate Dean
for Research and Clinical Practice
College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences Professor Nutrition PhD North Carolina State University East Tennessee State University
Johnson, Krisztina Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Professor Audiology AuD East Tennessee State University  
King, Patricia Chair Physical Therapy Professor Medical Anthropology/ Women's Health PhD University of Florida, Gainesville University of Saint Augustine, Austin, TX
Samples, Donald Dean College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences Professor Higher Ed Admin. EdD East Tennessee State University East Tennessee State University 
Verhovsek, Ester Chair  Allied Health Sciences Professor Educational Leadership EdD West Virginia University East Tennessee State University 
Williams, A. Lynn Associate Dean for Academic Affairs College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences Professor Speech and Hearing Sciences PhD Indiana University East Tennessee State University 

COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

LAST NAME DEPARTMENT ACADEMIC
RANK
FIELD OF
STUDY
LAST DEGREE
EARNED
INSTITUTION 
FROM 
WHICH
LAST DEGREE WAS  EARNED
INSTITUTION OF 
LAST 
ACADEMIC 
APPOINTMENT
Aimua, Faith Psychiatry Assistant Professor Medicine MBBS University of Benin Edo State - Nigeria Frontier Health Behavioral Services
Borja, Neil Family Medicine Assistant Professor Medicine DO A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine Arizona Resident Physician, East Tennessee 
Gilbert-Green, Paige Family Medicine Assistant Professor  Medicine DO Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine Resident Physician East Tennesee State University
Hagg, Theodoor Chair Biomedical Sciences Professor Medicine MD University of Leiden, Netherlands University of Louisville
Hollinger, Shawn Pediatrics Assistant Professor Medicine MD Saba University Netherlands Antilles University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (Fellowship)
Jia, Cuihong Biomedical Sciences Research Assistant Professor Neuropharmacology PhD Loyola University Chicago Medical Center Michigan State University
Johnson, Leigh Medical Director Family Medicine Assistant Professor Medicine MD Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, Washington
Lavine, Steven     Chief of Cardiology Internal Medicine Professor  Medicine MD Temple University School of Medicine University of Florida College of Medicine
Means, Jr., Robert T. Dean  Literature & Language Professor  Medicine MD Vanderbilt University Univeristy of Kentucky 
Ning, Shunbin Internal Medicine Assistant Professor Cell Biology and Genetics PhD Wuhan University China University of Miami
Scheuerman, Eugene Pathology Associate Professor Medicine MD University of Tennessee, Memphis District 16 Medical Examiner, Marathon Shores, Florida

COLLEGE OF NURSING

LAST NAME DEPARTMENT ACADEMIC
RANK
FIELD OF
STUDY
LAST DEGREE
EARNED
INSTITUTION 
FROM 
WHICH
LAST DEGREE WAS  EARNED
INSTITUTION OF 
LAST 
ACADEMIC 
APPOINTMENT
Church, Jackie College of Nursing Instructor Nursing MSN East Tennessee State University East Tennessee State University College of Nursing/Adjunct faculty
Flanagan, Octavia College of Nursing Assistant Professor Nursing PhD University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Western Carolina University School of Nursing/Assistant Professor
Hall, Katherine College of Nursing Assistant Professor Nursing PhD University of Tennessee Knoxville Northeast State Community College/Assistant Professor in Nursing 
Hess, Retha College of Nursing Assistant Professor Nursing DNP East Tennessee State University  
Ketron, Christina College of Nursing Instructor Nursing MSN King University, Bristol, TN King University School of Nursing/Instructor
Littleton, Michelle College of Nursing Instructor Nursing MSN East Tennessee State University East Tennessee State University College of Nursing/Adjunct faculty
Sell, Kimberly  College of Nursing Assistant Professor Nursing PhD Medical Univeristy of South Carolina  East Tennessee State University
Treat, Sarah College of Nursing Instructor Nursing MSN DePaul University, Chicago, IL  

GATTON COLLEGE OF PHARMACY

LAST NAME DEPARTMENT ACADEMIC
RANK
FIELD OF
STUDY
LAST DEGREE
EARNED
INSTITUTION 
FROM 
WHICH
LAST DEGREE WAS  EARNED
INSTITUTION OF 
LAST 
ACADEMIC 
APPOINTMENT
Mospan, Cortney Pharmacy Practice Assistant Professor Pharmacy PharmD Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy PGY1 Residency - The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy

 

COLLEGE OF
PUBLIC HEALTH

LAST NAME DEPARTMENT ACADEMIC
RANK
FIELD OF
STUDY
LAST DEGREE
EARNED
INSTITUTION 
FROM 
WHICH
LAST DEGREE WAS  EARNED
INSTITUTION OF 
LAST 
ACADEMIC 
APPOINTMENT
Beatty, Kate Health Services Management & Policy Assistant Professor Public Health Studies PhD Saint Louis University College Saint Louis University College
Chandley, Michelle Health Sciences Assistant Professor Biomedical Science PhD East Tennessee State University East Tennessee State University
Kozinetz, Claudia Chair  Biostatistics & Epidemiology Professor Epidemiology PhD Univ of Texas Health Science Center, Houston Baylor College of Medicine
Li, Ying Environmental Health Assistant Professor Environmental Science PhD Univ of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Columbia University 
Maisonet, Mildred Biostatistics & Epidemiology Assistant Professor Epidemiology PhD Johns Hopkins Univeristy School of Public Health Univiveristy  of Oulu Faculty of Medicine, Oulu, Finland