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2016 Emeriti

Academic Year 2016-17 New Faculty Information 

DIVISION OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
2016 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
Arceo-Gomez, Gerardo  Biological Sciences Assistant Professor Ecology and Evolution PhD  University of Pittsburgh University of Pittsburgh
Brewster, Karen Communication and Performance: Theatre Director of Theatre and Professor Theatrical Design MFA Michigan State University East Tennessee State University
Burford, Michael  Social Work Assistant Professor Social Work PhD University of Tennessee East Tennessee State University
 Burgess, Doug History Chair and Professor Ancient History PhD University of Wisconsin East Tennessee State University
 Butts, Evan Philosophy and Humanities Lecturer Philosophy PhD University of Edinburgh Drexel University
Carpenter, Damian  Literature and Language Post Doctoral Assistant English Literature PhD Texas A & M University East Tennessee State University
 Cronin, Patrick Communication and Performance: Theatre Director of Arts Outreach and Professor Theatre Directing MS Temple University East Tennessee State University
 Cummings, Colleen Social Work Clinical Assistant Professor Social Work MSW East Tennessee State University East Tennessee State University
 Cummings-Lilly, Karen Social Work Clinical Assistant Professor Clinical Social Work PhD University of Tennessee University of Charleston, Beckley Campus
 Deehan, Gerald Psychology Assistant Professor Neuroscience PhD Kansas State University Indiana University School of Medicine
 Dodd, Julia Psychology Assistant Professor Clinical Health Psychology MA East Carolina University Charles George VA Medical Center
 Duncan-Daston, Rana Social Work Clinical Associate Professor Higher Education Administration  PhD University of Virginia Radford University School of Social Work
 Espino, Brian Physics and Astronomy Lecturer Physics MS Kansas State University Binghamton University
 Fletcher, Rebecca Appalachian Studies: Bluegrass Assistant Professor Anthropology PhD University of Kentucky University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Foster, Cerrone Biological Sciences Assistant Professor Biomedical Sciences PhD East Tennessee State University East Tennessee State University 
 Guigelaar, Ellen Literature and Language Lecturer Linguistics MA Stony Brook University Queensborough Community College
Hendrickson, Jean Marie Mathematics and Statistics Assistant Professor Statistics PhD University of South Carolina West Virginia University
 Hilton, A. Nikki Psychology Visiting Assistant Professor Counseling Psychology PhD University of Tennessee The University of the South
 Jost-Fritz, Jan Literature and Language Assistant Professor German Literature DrPhil Technische Universität Berlin Kansas State University 
 Keaton, Rodney Mathematics and Statistics Assistant Professor Mathematical Sciences PhD Clemson University University of Oklahoma
 Kӧlzow, Arthur Literature and Language Lecturer French PhD University of California University of California
 Kováč, David Music  Assistant Professor Viola Performance DMA  University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance 
Lilly, Everett  Social Work BSW Director and Associate Professor Social Policy PhD Brandeis University  University of Charleston - Beckley
McCusker, Catherine  Chemistry Assistant Professor Chemistry PhD Michigan State University North Carolina State and Bowling Green State
Moody, Paula Chemistry Lecturer Chemistry MS East Tennessee State University East Tennessee University
Morelen, Diana  Psychology Assistant Professor Clinical Psychology PhD University of Georgia University of Michigan
Nandi, Arpita Geosciences

Interim Chair and Associate Professor

Engineering Geology PhD Kent State University East Tennessee State University
Nipper, Melissa Communication and Performance

Lecturer

Professional Communication MA East Tennessee State University East Tennessee State University
Presnell, Tiffany Social Work

Clinical Associate Professor

Social Work MSW University of New England Vanderbilt University
Reid, Joshua Literature and Language

Assistant Professor

English PhD University of Kentucky East Tennessee State University
Richards, Melanie Mass Communications

Assistant Professor

Sociology PhD Georgia State University University of Tennessee
Rieben, Christian Art and Design

Visiting Assistant Professor

Painting MFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Roach, Ronald Chair of Appalachian Studies and Director of the Center for Appalachian Studies and Services

Professor

Communication  PhD Regent University East Tennessee State University
Rogers, Lindsay Art and Design

Assistant Professor

Ceramics MFA School of Art and Art History East Tennessee State University
Samuels, Joshua Geosciences

Assistant Professor

Biology PhD University of California University of California
Steffy, Adam Appalachian Studies: Bluegrass

Lecturer

Interdisciplinary Studies BS East Tennessee State University East Tennessee State University
Wilson, Kimberly Political Science, International Affairs, and Public Administration

Assistant Professor

Government and Politics MA University of Maryland University of Maryland

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
 Afrin, Samia Engineering Technology, Surveying and Digital Media Assistant Professor Environmental Science/Energy PhD University of Texas, El Paso University of Texas, El Paso
Bergiel, Bridget  Management and Marketing Lecturer Business Administration MBA Mississippi State Nicholls State University
 Efremov, Steven Economics and Finance Lecturer Economics MA East Tennessee State University Northeast State Community College
 Harrison, Dana Management and Marketing Assistant Professor Marketing DBA Kennesaw State East Tennessee State University
Newhard, Joseph  Economics and Finance Assistant Professor Economics PhD Clemson Texas A & M
 Shrestha, Joseph Engineering Technology, Surveying and Digital Media Assistant Professor Civil Engineering PhD Iowa State University Iowa State University
 Smith, Mike Military Science Instructor History BS Excelsior College  
Whitmore, John Management and Marketing Lecturer Business Administration MBA East Tennessee State University East Tennessee State University
Zollinger, David Engineering Technology, Surveying and Digital Media Lecturer Engineering Technology MS East Tennessee State University East Tennessee State University

SCHOOL OF CONTINUING STUDIES AND ACADEMIC OUTREACH

LAST NAME DEPARTMENT ACADEMIC
RANK
FIELD OF
STUDY
LAST DEGREE
EARNED
INSTITUTION 
FROM 
WHICH
LAST DEGREE WAS  EARNED
INSTITUTION OF 
LAST 
ACADEMIC 

APPOINTMENT
Fox-Horton, Julie Continuing Studies Chair of Continuing Studies and Assistant Professor History PhD University of Kentucky East Tennessee 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
Bazyler, Caleb Sport, Exercise, Recreation and Kinesiology  Assistant Professor Sport Physiology and Performance PhD East Tennessee State University  
Bishop, Barbara  University School Instructor Electrical Engineering with Math BSEE Saginaw Valley State University Hamblen County
 Day, Ariane University School  Assistant Director Educational Leadership EdS Lincoln Memorial University ETSU University School
 Donald, Emily Counseling and Human Services Assistant Professor Counseling PhD University of North Carolina - Charlotte  
Evanshen, Pamela  Early Childhood Education Chair of Early Childhood Education and Assoc Director of the Center of Excellence in Early Childhood and Professor Educational Leadership EdD East Tennessee State University East Tennessee State University
Fancun-Granadozo, Ruth  Early Childhood Education Assistant Professor Early Childhood PhD East Tennessee State University East Tennessee State University
 Fleenor, Clarence University School Instructor Education, SPED, MAT MAT East Tennessee State University East Tennessee State University
 Galyon-Keramidas, Cathy Educational Foundations and Special Education Chair and Associate Professor Special Education (Early Childhood) EdD University of Kentucky East Tennessee State University
 Hale, Kimberly Clemmer College of Education Associate Dean, Director of the Center of Excellence in Early Childhood and Associate Professor Child Development PhD Virginia Tech East Tennessee State University
Lamb, Dedra University School Instructor Early Childhood Education MEd Milligan College Johnson City Schools
Milner, Rebecca Counseling and Human Services Assistant Professor Counseling PhD James Madison  
Mims, Pamela Clemmer College of Education Associate Dean of Research and Grants and Associate Professor Special Education PhD UNC Charlotte East Tennessee State University
Novotny, Bethany Counseling and Human Services Assistant Professor Counselor Education and Supervision PhD Novotny, Bethany Annaleis Faculty Profile (FTCS)
Duquesne
 University
 
Ramsey, Michael Sport, Exercise, Recreation, and Kinesiology Chair and Professor Exercise and Sport Physiology PhD Texas A & M University Sam Houston State University
Reis, Lisa University School Instructor Education MAT East Tennessee State University Johnson City Schools
Robinson, Megan University School Instructor Education MEd Milligan College Science Hill
Smith, Natalie Sport, Exercise, Recreation and Kinesiology Assistant Professor Sport Management PhD University of Illinois Urbana, Champaign University of Illinois Urbana, Champaign
Trivette, Carol Clemmer College of Education Associate Director for Research and Service in the Center of Excellence in Early Childhood and Associate Professor Child Development and Family Relations PhD University of North Carolin at Greensboro East Tennessee State University
Weems, Bryan University School Instructor Educational Leadership EdS Lincoln Memorial University ETSU University School

GRADUATE STUDIES

LAST NAME DEPARTMENT ACADEMIC
RANK
FIELD OF
STUDY
LAST DEGREE
EARNED
INSTITUTION 
FROM 
WHICH
LAST DEGREE WAS  EARNED
INSTITUTION OF 
LAST 
ACADEMIC 
APPOINTMENT
Kirkby, Scott School of Graduate Studies Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor Chemistry PhD University of Toronto East Tennessee State University
ACADEMIC HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER
2016 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
Boone, James Physical Therapy Director of Clinical Education and Assistant Professor Physical Therapy DPT Creighton University Oregon Technical Institute
Bourassa, Michael Physical Therapy Assistant Professor Physical Therapy DPT Elon University University of North Florida
Minton, Laura  Allied Health Sciences  Assistant Professor Dental Hygiene and Allied Health Sciences MSAH  East Tennessee State 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
Blankenship, Stephen College of Medicine Academic Affairs Director of Simulation and Associate Professor Medicine MD East Tennessee State University Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
 Block, William Obstetrics and Gynecology Chair and Professor Medicine MD East Tennessee State University East Tennessee State University
 Burns, J. Bracken Surgery Director of Trauma and Critical Care and Professor Medicine DO Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine University of Florida College of Medicine
Dodd, William Pediatrics Assistant Professor Medicine MD East Tennessee State University  
Edwards-Silva, Racine Obstetrics and Gynecology Assistant Professor Medicine MD Hahnemann University School David Geffen School of Medicine
Evans, Frank Psychiatry Professor Psychology PhD The American University Lenoir-Rhyne University
Gaba, Parveen Internal Medicine Assistant Professor Medicine MBBS G.G.S. Medical College University of Alabama at Birmingham
 Green, John Obstetrics and Gynecology Assistant Professor Medicine MD East Tennessee State University  
 Hajianpour, MJ Pediatrics Professor Medicine MD University of Tehran  School of Medicine University of Iowa
Hjerpe, Kent Obstetrics and Gynecology Associate Professor Medicine MD University of Texas Southwestern Medical School  
Johnson, Kiana Pediatrics Assistant Professor Educational Psychology PhD Purdue University  
Justice, Nathaniel Pediatrics Assistant Professor Medicine MD Indiana University School of Medicine  
 Laing, Brent Obstetrics and Gynecology Assistant Professor Medicine MD McMaster University  
 Malkani, Anjali Pediatrics Professor Medicine MBBS Calcutta National Medical College University of Maryland
Rodriguez-Gil, Diego Biomedical Sciences Assistant Professor Neurochemistry PhD School of Natural Sciences Yale University School of Medicine
Schmidt, Matrina Pathology Assistant Professor Medicine MD Medical College of Ohio West Virginia University
Singh, Sanjay Biomedical Sciences Assistant Professor Zoology PhD Banaras Hindu University Louisiana State University
Turner, Elizabeth Pediatrics Assistant Professor Medicine MD Wake Forest University School of Medicine University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Williams, Jackson Pediatrics Assistant Professor Medicine MD University of Tennessee Tufts University School of Medicine
Xie, Qian Biomedical Sciences Assistant Professor Oncology PhD Fundan University Medical Center Van Andel Graduate School
Yakubenko, Valentin Biomedical Sciences Assistant Professor Biochemistry PhD National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Lerner College of Medicine

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
Cooley, Charles Graduate Programs Assistant Professor Nursing DNP Case Western Reserve University East Tennessee State University
Dean, Christina Undergraduate Programs Instructor Nursing MSN King University King University (adjunct)
Lazear, Janice Graduate Programs Associate Professor Nursing DNP University of Maryland Western Carolina University
Mullins, Christine Graduate Programs Assistant Professor Nursing DNP East Tennessee State University East Tennessee State University (adjunct)
Washington, Georgita Undergraduate Programs Assistant Professor Nursing PhD East Tennessee State University Milligan College (adjunct)
Williams, Sherry Undergraduate Programs Assistant Professor Nursing DNP King University East Tennessee State University (adjunct)
Yasin, Meira Undergraduate Programs Assistant Professor Nursing DNP East Tennessee State University  

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
 Byrd, Debbie College of Pharmacy Dean and Professor  Pharmacy Practice PharmD University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy University of Tennessee
Covert, Kelly Pharmacy Practice Assistant Professor Pharmacotherapy PharmD University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy Medical University of South Carolina
Crowe, Susie Pharmacy Practice Director and Assistant Professor Phamacotherapy / Global Health PharmD Purdue University Purdue University

 

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
 Liu, Ying Biostatistics and Epidemiology Assistant Professor Statistics PhD Kansas City State University  
Lu, Yongke Health Sciences Assistant Professor Biochemistry and Molecular Biology MD, PhD Dalian Medical University, Dalian, Liaoning Province, China  
Williams, Faustine Health Services Management and Policy Assistant Professor Community Development and Informatics PhD University of Missouri  

 

 

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