WS Instructors

Full-Time Women’s Studies Faculty

 

Dr. Hilary Malatino

Hilary Malatino
Lecturer
Philosopy and Graduate Certificate in Women’ Studies

Ph.D. Binghamton University, State University of New York
CV

 


423.439.4125

   

 

Women’s Studies Faculty Status
(Women's Studies Faculty Membership Criteria and Process)

Dr. Karen Cajka (deceased)
Associate Professor of Literature and former Director of Women’s Studies
18th-Century British Literature and Gender Studies
Ph.D., University of Connecticut
CV

 

Dr. Amber Kinser
Chair and Professor of Communication, Gender and Family Studies
Communication and Performance
Ph.D., Purdue University
CV 


423.439.7577

 

Dr. Jamie Branam Kridler
Professor of Human Services
Human Ecology: Individual and Family and Sociology; Women in Transition; Gender; Youth Violence
Ph.D, The Ohio State University
CV 


423.439.7667

 

Dr. Jill LeRoy-Frazier
Associate Professor of Liberal Studies
Assistant Dean, School of Continuing Studies and Academic Outreach
English Language and Literature
Ph.D, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
CV


423.439.4223

 

Dr. Phyllis Thompson
Director of Women's Studies and Associate Professor of Literature
18th-century British Literature, Gender Studies, Girls Studies, Women Authors, YA Literature
Ph.D, Louisiana State University
CV


423.439.4135

 

Patricia Buck
Part-Time Instructor of Women’s Studies and Literature
British and World Wide Literature
MA, East Tennessee State University
CV


423.439.4339

 

Kristina Gott
Part-Time Instructor or Women’s Studies
Professional Communication
MA East Tennessee State University
CV


423.439.4125

 

Darcy Martin
Part-Time Instructor or Women’s Studies
Liberal Studies
MA, East Tennessee State University
CV


423.439.4125

 

Affiliate Faculty
(Boldface indicates affiliate faculty who are teaching or have taught Women’s Studies Core courses)

Dr. Karin Bartoszuk
Associate Professor of Human Development and Learning and Associate Dean of the Graduate School
Human Development and Family Studies
Ph.D., Auburn University
CV

 

Michael C. Braswell
Emeritus Professor
Rehabilitation/Correctional Doctorate
Ed.S., University of Georgia
CV

 

Karen Brewster
Professor of Theatre
Communication and Performance, Costume, Makeup and Mask Design
MFA, Michigan State University
CV

 

 

Dr. Dan Brown
Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Professor of Mass Communication
Mass Communication
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts
CV

 

 

Dr. Wesley Buerkle
Associate Professor of Speech Communication
Communication and Performance
Ph.D., Louisiana State University
CV

 

 

Dr. William Douglas Burgess
Professor of History
Ancient History
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
CV

 

 

Dr. Rebekah Byrd
Assistant Professor of Counseling & Human Services
Counselor Education
Ph.D, Old Dominion University
CV

 

 

Dr. Peggy Cantrell
Director of Clinical Training and Professor of Psychology
Clinical Psychology
Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi
CV

 

 

Dr. Martha Copp
Professor of Sociology
Sociology of Emotions, Work and Occupations, Qualitative Research and Gender
Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
CV

 

 

Pamela Davison
Clinical Assistant Professor
Social Work
BSW, Virginia Intermont College
CV

 

 

Dr. Dorothy Dobbins
Associate Vice President of Cultural Affairs and Assistant Professor of Social Work
Ph.D., Case Western
CV

 

 

Dr. Kelly Dorgan
Associate Professor of Communication
Health Communication and Intercultural/Interracial Communications
Ph.D., University of Georgia
CV

 

 

Dr. Dorothy Drinkard-Hawkshawe
Professor of History
Civil War and Reconstruction, Civil Rights Movement, Constitutional Law
Ph.D., Catholic University of America
CV

 

 

Dr. Fred Gillepsie
Assistant Dean and Associate Professor of Sociology
Sociology
Ph.D., University of Kentucky
CV

 

 

Dr. Donald Good
Chair and Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
Curriculum and Instruction
Ed.D., University of South Carolina
CV

 

 

Dr. Joe Keith Green
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Humanities
Philosophy of Religion, Ethics and Religion, Philosophical Issues Related to Hate
Ph.D., Brown University
CV

 

 

Dr. Ana Grinberg
Post-Doctoral Fellow in Literature and Language
Comparative Literature and Medieval Studies
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
CV

 

 

Dr. Deborah Harley-McClaskey
Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
Ed. D, East Tennessee State University
CV

 

 

Dr. Daphne Henderson
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Social Work
Ph.D., Texas A&M University
CV

 

 

Norma Honaker
Lecturer
18th and 19th Century British Women Writers, War Writings
MA, University of South Carolina
CV

 

  

Dr. Vida Joyce Hull
Professor of Art
Art and Design, Art History
Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College
CV

 

 

Mary Hurd
Emerita
Literature and Language
MA, East Tennessee State University
CV

 

 

Christine Libby
Part-Time Instructor of Women’s Studies, Philosophy
Theological Studies and Religious Studies
MA, Episcopal Divinity School
ABD Indiana University
CV

 

 

Dr. Shawna Lichtenwalner
Associate Professor of Literature
18th and 19th Century Literature
Ph.D., Auburn University
CV

 

 

Dr. Theresa Lloyd
Professor of Literature
American Literature
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
CV

 

 

Dr. Leslie MacAvoy
Chair and Associate Professor of Philosophy and Humanities
19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy
Ph.D., McGill University
CV

 

 

Dr. Dinah Mayo-Bobee
Assistant Professor of History
The Early Republic, The Politics of Slavery, Congressional History, Political Biography, U.S. Presidents to 1900, the American Revolution
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst
CV

 

 

Dr. Martha Moraa Michieka
Assistant Chair in Literature and Language and Associate Professor of Linguistics
Sociolinguistics and TESOL
Ph.D., Purdue University
CV

 

 

Dr. Delanna K. Reed
Assistant Professor of Cultural Studies in Education
Cultural Studies in Education
Ph.D., University of Tennessee
CV

 

 

Dr. Patricia Robertson
Emeritus Professor of Counseling & Human Services
Counselor Education
Ed.D., University of North Carolina
CV

 

 

Dr. Gregory Rocheleau
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Deviance and Criminology Theory
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
CV

 

 

Dr. Melissa Schrift
Chair and Associate Professor of Sociology
Ethnicity, Race and Class, Gender, Popular and Consumer Culture, Medical Anthropology, Applied Anthropology, China, U.S. Culture
Ph.D., University of Hawaii
CV

 

 

Dr. Judith Slagle
Professor of Literature and Interim Dean of The Honors College
18th-Century British Literature
Ph.D., University of Tennessee
CV

 

 

Dr. Marie Tedesco
Director and Professor of Liberal Studies
Liberal Studies
Ph.D., Georgia State University
CV

 

 

Rebecca Tolley-Stokes
Associate Professor of Library Administration and American History
MA, East Tennessee State University
CV

 

 

Paul Tudico
Lecturer
Philosophy of Law, Moral and Political Philosophy, Applied Ethics
ABD, Bowling Green State University

 

 

Dr. Sharon Trumbley
Assistant Professor of Nursing
MSN (Boston College), WHNP

 

 

Dr. Fredrick Waage
Professor of Literature
English and French
Ph.D., Princeton University
CV

 

 

Dr. Fred Washington
Assistant Director and Assistant Professor of Social Work
Community Organizing, Empowerment and Diverse Populations, Field Education, International Social Work, Mental Health and Military Social Work
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
CV

 

 

Dr. Elwood Watson
Professor of History
Recent American History, African American History, American Studies, Gender History, Cultural History
Ph.D., University of Maine
CV

 

 

Dr. Katherine Weiss
Associate Professor of Literature and Chair of Department of Literature and Language
Modern and Contemporary Drama, Irish Literature, English Literature
Ph.D., University of Reading (UK)
CV

 

Dr. Stacey Lynn Williams
Associate Professor of Psychology
Social and Health Psychology
Ph.D., Kent State University
CV