Speaker’s Bureau

Administrative and Non-Academic Offices
College of Arts and Sciences
College of Business and Technology
College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences
College of Education
College of Medicine
College of Nursing
College of Pharmacy
College of Public Health
Honors College
School of Continuing Studies
School of Graduate Studies
Special Topics

Administrative and Non-Academic Offices

Academic Achievement Center

Rob Russell
Director, Learning Services
(O) 439-7849, E-mail:

  • Writing across the curriculum
  • Creative writing
  • Business writing
  • Songwriting
  • Public speaking
  • Early American literature
  • Contemporary mystery and detective fiction
  • Mid-to-late 20th century popular music (rock 'n roll, country, blues, soul, and folk)
  • Popular music in film

 Academic Technology

Ms. Michaele D. Laws
Web Manager
(O) 439-8245, E-mail:

  • Web site evaluation (What makes a good Web site)
  • Generating a good Web site
  • Cascading style sheets
  • HTMLWeb scripting (JavaScript, PHP, ASP)
  • So you want a Web site? Things to know before talking to the Web design company
  • Attracting females to the fields of computers and technology
  • Taking the hassle out of computer data backups
  • Basic computer forensics
  • Inside Windows: Shortcuts and tips to command line goodies

Alumni Office

Robert Plummer
Associate Vice President for University Advancement/Executive Director, ETSU Alumni Association
(O) 439-4218, E-mail:

  • ETSU Alumni . . . Who, what and where: Maps, geography and the flow of life
  • 16 December 1984: Survival in an aircraft "accident"
  • ETSU PRIDE: An evolution of promotion and acceptance, seeding and branding
  • Relationships, alumni, fundraising, volunteering and working the crowd
  • Parenting an "Alphabet Child": ADD, ADHS, OCD, LD and more
  • The rewarding life of an adopive parent

Appalachian Studies and Services

Dr. Roberta T. Herrin
Chair, Department of Appalachian Studies/Director, Center for Appalachian Studies and Services 
(O) 439-7997, E-mail:

  • H.L. Mencken
  • Appalachian literature
  • Children's literature
  • Appalachian studies (in general)

Dr. Ted Olson
Associate Professor, Department of Appalachian Studies  
(O) 439-4379, E-mail:

  • Appalachian and Southern cultural studies
  • Ethnicities in Appalachia and the South
  • Appalachian and Tennessee folklore/folklife
  • Scottish and Irish cultural studies
  • American and British folk music (lecture/performance)
  • Country music (lecture/performance)
  • Writing (creative and academic), editing, and publishing
  • American literary history
  • Poetry studies

Randy Sanders
Managing Editor, Now & Then: The Appalachian Magazine/Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator
(O) 439-7994; E-mail:

  • Now & Then: The Appalachian Magazine
  • The ETSU Center for Appalachian Studies and Services

Fred Sauceman
Senior Writer/Associate Professor of Appalachian Studies/News Director of WETS-FM/HD
(O) 439-4317, E-mail  

  • Foodways of the American South
  • Appalachian Foodways
  • Barbecue
  • The novels of Thomas Wolfe

Comptroller

Lois K. Sams
Bursar
(O) 439-6115, E-mail:
Web page: www.etsu.edu/comptrol/bursar.htm

  • Account balance definitions
  • GoldLink-OnLine (an online system which includes tuition and fee payment)
  • Fee schedule, fee payments, and deferred payments
  • Hope and Lifetime Learning Credit (Overview of Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997)
  • How to claim educational tax credit
  • Title IV ETSU-administered loans
  • Tennessee Support for Educational Assistance

Disability Services

Dr. Michelle Byrd
Assistant Director, Disability Services
(O) 439-8346, E-mail:

  • Disability accommodations in the classroom
  • The unsolved case of the Zodiac Killer

Linda Gibson
Director and ADA Coordinator
(O)V/TDD 439-8346, E-mail:

  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Transition to higher education
  • Accommodating students with disabilities
  • Various disability-specific topics
  • Dealing with disability -- a personal perspective

Financial Aid

Margaret Miller
Director, Financial Aid
(O) 439-4300, E-mail:

  • Financial aid

Lisa Kyle Bell
Assistant Director, Financial Aid
(O) 439-4300, E-mail:

  • Financial aid

Amy Collins
Coordinator, Financial Aid
(O) 439-4300, E-mail:

  • Financial aid

Gray Fossil Site

Dr. Steven Wallace
Director of Paleontology, Gray Fossil Site/Associate Professor, Geosciences
(O) 439-6085, E-mail:

  • The Gray Fossil Site

Health Affairs

Dr. Wilsie S. Bishop
University Chief Operating Officer and Vice President for Health Affairs
(O) 439-4811, E-mail:
Web pages: http://www.etsu.edu and http://www.etsu.edu/healthsciences/

  • Health careers
  • Regional accreditation
  • Women in leadership
  • Career development/job satisfaction based on the work of Elliot Jacques and Gillian Stamp

Intercollegiate Athletics

Dave Mullins
Director, Intercollegiate Athletics
(O) 439-4646, E-mail:

  • Intercollegiate athletics
  • ETSU athletics
  • ETSU athletics Capital Campaign for athletic facilities
  • Title IX/gender equity in collegiate athletics

Libraries

Dr. Jean Flanigan
Professor Emeritus, Charles C. Sherrod Library, Library Media Center
(O) 439-5620, E-mail:

  • England travel
  • History slide shows
  • Current fiction book reviews
  • Current nonfiction book reviews

Dr. Marie F. Jones
Extended Campus Services Librarian, Associate Professor, Charles C. Sherrod Library
(O) 439-4336, E-mail:
Web page: http://faculty.etsu.edu/jonesmf

  • Women in leadership and feminist leadership
  • Alternative press
  • Current fiction or nonfiction

Martha Whaley
Technical Services/History of Medicine Librarian
(O) 439-8069, E-mail:

  • History of medicine in East Tennessee
  • World Wide Web (WWW) resources for history of medicine and botanical medicine
  • History of the use of medicinal plants

Student Affairs

Dr. Sally Lee
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs
(O)439-4210; E-mail:

  • Parenting a college student

University Advancement

Jeff Anderson, J.D.
Associate Vice President for University Advancement and Planned Giving
(O) 439-4242, E-mail:

  • How planned giving benefits you and ETSU
  • The history of the United States space program
  • Politics/public service at the federal and local levels of government
  • The impeachment and trial of President Andrew Johnson

University Counsel

Edward Kelly
University Counsel/Adjunct Faculty, Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
(O) 439-8551, E-mail:

  • Law and higher education
  • Special education law
  • Rights of the disabled
  • Employment law
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Negotiation skills
  • Mediation
  • Sexual harassment and boundaries
  • The Fulbright Program

University Relations

Fred Sauceman
Senior Writer/Associate Professor of Appalachian Studies/News Director of WETS-FM/HD
(O) 439-4317, E-mail:

  • Foodways of the American South
  • Appalachian Foodways
  • International cooking
  • Barbecue
  • The novels of Thomas Wolfe
  • Catfish farming in the Mississippi Delta
  • Effective media relations
  • Writing in the workplace
  • Higher education public relations

Joe Smith
Interim Executive Assistant to the President for University Relations
(O) 439-5707, E-mail:

  • Special events planning
  • Medical/health sciences reporting
  • Building media relations

Wayne Winkler
Director, WETS-FM
(O) 439-6441, E-mail: winklerw@etsu.edu

  • Public Radio
  • Blues, rhythm & blues, and soul music
  • Melungeons

University Testing Center

Lea A. Brown
Director, University Testing Center
(O) 439-7842, E-mail:

  • Voter education
  • Voting and civic responsibility
  • How not to study for an exam
  • Cooking with soul

Women's Resource Center

Harriet P. Masters
Director, Women's Resource Center
(O) 439-7847, E-mail:
Web page: http://www.etsu.edu/wrcetsu/

  • Women's Resource Center at ETSU
  • Sexual harassment policy at ETSU

College of Arts and Sciences

Appalachian Studies

Dr. Roberta T. Herrin
Chair, Appalachian Studies/Director, Center for Appalachian Studies and Services
(O) 439-7997, E-mail:

  • H.L. Mencken
  • Appalachian literature
  • Children's literature
  • Appalachian studies (in general)

Dr. Ted Olson
Associate Professor, Appalachian Studies
(O) 439-4379, E-mail:

  • Appalachian and Southern cultural studies
  • Ethnicities in Appalachia and the South
  • Appalachian and Tennessee folklore/folklife
  • Scottish and Irish cultural studies
  • American and British folk music (lecture/performance)
  • Country music (lecture/performance)
  • Writing (creative and academic), editing, and publishing
  • American literary history
  • Poetry studies

Art and Design

Anita DeAngelis
Director, Mary B. Martin School of the Arts/Professor, Art and Design/Associate Dean for Curriculum, College of Arts and Sciences 
(O) 439-5089 or 439-5673, E-mail:

  • Prints and Printmaking*
  • Bookbinding*
  • Why the Arts? Moving the Arts Beyond Entertainment

* Hands-on workshops for both adults and children

Dr. Scott Contreras-Koterbay
Associate Professor, Art and Design, Philosophy and Humanities
(O) 439-5692, E-mail: or

  • Contemporary art
  • Art criticism
  • Philosophy of art
  • Art's impact on today's society (particularly politics)
  • Current issues in the United Kingdom

David Dixon
Associate Professor, Art and Design
(O) 439-4206, E-mail:

  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Digital art/computer art/Second Life Web

Dr. Vida Hull
Professor, Art and Design
(O) 439-5608, E-mail:

  • Medieval and Renaissance Art
  • Women artists
  • Christian and Classical subjects in Renaissance Art
  • Devotional and liturgical functions of late Medieval and Renaissance Art

Astronomy – see Physics and Astronomy


Biological Sciences

Dr. Dan M. Johnson
Professor Emeritus, Biological Sciences
E-mail:

  • Ecology of dragonflies
  • Human population growth
  • Biological sciences at ETSU

Dr. Karl H. Joplin
Associate Professor, Biological Sciences
(O) 439-6921, E-mail:

  • Biology in the world today
  • Evolution and its consequences
  • Entomology
  • Molecular biology
  • Bonsai

Dr. Dhirendra Kumar
Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences
(O) 439-6928, (Fax) 439-5958, E-mail:
Web page: http://faculty.etsu.edu/kumard/dkumar.htm

  • Plant disease resistance
  • Plant biotechnology
  • Plant molecular biology

Dr. Diane R. Nelson
Professor Emerita, Biological Sciences
(O) 439-4376 or 282-4828

  • SCUBA diving and underwater photography
  • My Adventures as a Marine Biologist
  • Tropical Marine Critters
  • Water Bears (Tardigrades): Charismatic Microfauna

Dr. Lev Yampolsky
Associate Professor, Biological Sciences
(O) 439-4359, (Fax) 439-5958, E-mail:
Web page: http://faculty.etsu.edu/yampolsk

  • Endemic faunas of ancient lakes
  • Evolution of sex in nature and in humans
  • Molecular evolution and evolutionary medicine: Lessons from the human genome
  • Whence biodiversity?

Communication

Karen Brewster
Associate Professor, Costume Designer, Theatre
(O) 439-5831, E-mail:

  • Makeup and mask design
  • Costume design

Dr. C. Wesley Buerkle
Assistant Professor, Communication
(O) 439-7579; E-mail:

  • Presidential Rhetoric
  • Image and Definitions of Masculinity in the U.S.
  • Gender and Communication
  • Images of Homosexuality in the Media
  • History of Birth Control

Dr. Kelly A. Dorgan
Associate Professor, Communication
(O) 439-7564, E-mail:

  • Sexual health communication
  • Stigma, illness, and communication
  • Cultural factors influencing health communication
  • Gender and health communication
  • Internet as health information-gathering and social support resource
  • Race and communication
  • Genetic information and technologies and communication

Dr. Andrew F. Herrmann
Assistant Professor
(O) 439-7563, E-mail:

  • Business and professional communication
  • Communication technology and social media
  • Leadership
  • Personal identity, narrative and storytelling
  • Organizational and occupational culture

Dr. Amber E. Kinser
Chair/Professor, Communication
(O) 439-4135, E-mail:
Web page: http://www.amberkinser.com

  • Communication Strategies for Women
  • Speaking for Writers
  • Motherhood
  • Women, Men, and Communication Differences
  • Improving Family Communication

Dr. Charles Roberts
Professor Emeritus, Communication
(O) 439-7577, E-mail:

  • Listening

Melissa Shafer
Associate Professor, Scenic and Lighting Designer, Theatre
(O) 439-5831, E-mail:

  • Scenic design
  • Lighting design
  • Property design
  • Makeup and mask design

Brewster and Shafer are available to speak to groups about the process of developing a play production.


Criminal Justice and Criminology

Dr. John T. Whitehead
Chair/Professor, Criminal Justice and Criminology
(O) 439-5604, E-mail:

  • Death penalty
  • Prison issues

Literature and Language

Dr. Theresa McGarry
Associate Professor, English
(O) 439-5995, E-mail:

  • Language and gender
  • Teaching/learning English as a second language
  • The work of Suzette Haden Elgin

Charles F. Moore
English adjunct instructor
(O) 439-6511, E-mail:

  • Li'l Abner/Hillbillies
  • Kidnapped/Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Deliverance, the novel

Geosciences

Dr. Chris Gregg
Assistant Professor, Geosciences
(O) 439-7526, (Fax) 439-6905, E-mail:

  • Natural hazards, disasters, and catastrophes: Root causes
  • Volcanology (the study of volcanoes)
  • Geology of the Hawaiian Islands
  • The Great Sumatran-Andaman earthquake and tsunami in the Indian Ocean, December 26, 2004
  • Human decision-making in response to warnings of natural hazards

Dr. Blaine W. Schubert
Assistant Professor, Geosciences/Adjunct, Biological Sciences/Curator of Vertebrates, ETSU and General Shale Brick Natural History Museum
(O) 439-3647, (Fax) 439-6905, E-mail:
Web page: http://faculty.etsu.edu/schubert

  • The Gray Fossil Site
  • Cave paleontology
  • Ice Age animals and extinctions

Dr. Steven Wallace
Director of Paleontology, Gray Fossil Site/Associate Professor, Geosciences
(O) 439-6085, E-mail:

  • The Gray Fossil Site

History

Dr. Daryl A. Carter
Assistant Professor, History
(O) 439-7429, E-mail:

  • 20th century American political history
  • Contemporary politics and current affairs
  • 20th century African American history
  • American race relations
  • U.S. history since 1877
  • President William J. Clinton and his administration
  • President Barack Obama and his administration

Dr. Ronnie Day
Professor Emeritus, History
(O) 439-8558, E-mail:

  • World War II in the Pacific
  • History and culture of the South Pacific area

Dr. Tom Lee
Assistant Professor, History
(O) 439-6692, E-mail:

  • The U.S. South
  • Appalachia
  • Tennessee
  • Subject matter from his book, The Tennessee-Virginia Tri-Cities: Urbanization in Appalachia, 1900-1950

Dr. Brian Maxson
Assistant Professor, History
(O) 439-6698, E-mail:

  • European History from Antiquity to the French Revolution (Ancient Rome, Medieval Europe, Renaissance Europe, Early Modern Europe)
  • History and Culture of Italy
  • Grant Writing
  • Advantages and Challenges for First-Generation College Students

Dr. George D. Salaita
Adjunct Instructor, History
(O) 357-2355, E-mail:

  • The Military in the Revolutionary War, Civil War, and World Wars I and II
  • Normandy and Omaha Beach
  • The Civil War in Virginia

Dr. Elwood Watson
Professor, History, African American Studies, Women's Studies
(O) 439-8575, E-mail:

  • African American Studies
  • Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Popular culture
  • Race in America
  • Current issues in higher education

Mathematics

Dr. Rick Norwood
Professor, Mathematics
(O) 439-6972, E-mail:

  • How to think
  • New discoveries in mathematics
  • What is mathematics?
  • Classic comic strips: “Alley Oop” to “Zippy the Pinhead”
  • Science fiction in film: “Star Trek” to “Star Wars”

Medical Professions Advisement Program

Martha Edde-Adams
Coordinator
(O) 439-5602, (Fax) 439-4840, E-mail:

  • Attention deficit disorder
  • Learning disabilities
  • Study strategies
  • Time management

Music

Dr. Alison P. Deadman
Associate Professor, Music
(O) 439-6432, E-mail:
Web page: http://www.etsu.edu/music/faculty/deadman.html

  • Western art music
  • Alexander Technique (visit the Alexander Technique International Web site at www.ati-net.com for more information

Rebecca Paluzzi
Professor, Music
(O) 439-6956, E-mail:

  • Suzuki method
  • Music education for children

Philosophy and Humanities

Dr. Scott Contreras-Koterbay
Associate Professor, Art and Design, Philosophy and Humanities
(O) 439-5692, E-mail: or

  • Contemporary art
  • Art criticism
  • Philosophy of art
  • Art's impact on today's society (particularly politics)
  • Current issues in the United Kingdom

Dr. Keith Green
Associate Professor, Philosophy and Humanities
(O)439-4442, E-mail:

  • History of Christianity and other religious traditions
  • Religion in Southern Appalachia
  • Religion and ethics
  • Women, gender, and sexuality in the study of religions

Physics and Astronomy

Dr. Gary Henson
Assistant Professor, Physics and Astronomy
(O) 439-6906, E-mail:
Web page: www.etsu.edu/physics/henson/henson.htm

  • General astronomy
  • Telescopes and instrumentation
  • Space exploration
  • Space satellites
  • Elementary physics
  • Science education
  • Properties of light

Dr. Richard (Rico) Ignace
Associate Professor, Physics and Astronomy
(O) 439-6904, E-mail:
Web page: www.etsu.edu/physics/ignace/ignace.htm

  • General astronomy
  • Dynamic stars -- stellar winds and exploding stars
  • Extrasolar planets

Political Science, International Affairs and Public Administration

Dr. Ken Mijeski
Professor Emeritus, Political Science
(O) 439-6627, E-mail:

  • Latin American politics
  • Latin American indigenous political movements
  • United States relations with Latin America
  • Traveling for pleasure in Latin America
  • Nuclear weapons proliferation
  • Conventional arms proliferation

Psychology

Dr. Andrea “Andi” D. Clements
Professor, Psychology
(O) 439-6661, E-mail:
Web page: faculty.etsu.edu/CLEMENTS

  • Homeschooling
  • Child discipline (parents or teachers)
  • Child development
  • Stress and religious coping
  • Integrating professional life and Christianity
  • Alcoholism (teen groups)
  • Prevention of alcoholism and drug abuse stories (from someone who lost a sister to alcoholism)
  • Research ethics

Dr. Chris S. Dula
Assistant Professor, Psychology
(O) 439-5361, E-mail:
Web site: http://faculty.etsu.edu/dulac/

  • Mental health issues (specific disorders or in general)
  • Teaching relaxation and stress/anxiety/anger reduction techniques
  • Dangerous driving issues (DUI, teen or elder driving issues, drowsy driving, aggression)
  • Human aggression

Dr. Jameson K. Hirsch
Assistant Professor, Psychology
(O) 439-4463, E-mail:

  • Suicide and suicide prevention
  • Rural suicide; college student suicide
  • Positive psychology
  • Personality and health
  • Mind-body research
  • Crisis intervention
  • Coping with medical illness and functional impairment
  • Gerontology

Dr. Otto Zinser
Professor Emeritus, Psychology
(O) 439-6657, E-mail:
Web page: www.etsu.edu/psychology/faculty.htm

  • Pattern perception; triangles, letters, hands, and faces
  • Gender differences in knowledge of geography

Social Work

Dr. Bruce Dalton
Assistant Professor, Social Work
(O) 439-6016, E-mail:
Web page: http://faculty.etsu.edu/dalton/

  • Domestic violence and batterer treatment
  • Alcohol and other drug prevention and treatment
  • Group dynamics
  • Group treatment

Sociology and Anthropology

Dr. Jay D. Franklin
Assistant Professor, Archaeology
(O) 439-6653, E-mail:

  • Prehistoric archaeology
  • Cave art
  • Native American cultures

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College of Business and Technology

Center for Banking

Dr. Larry R. White
John H. Poteat Chair of Banking/Director, Center for Banking
(O) 439-4402; E-mail:

  • Finance
  • Personal finance
  • Retirement planning
  • Basics of investing
  • Banking and bank-related topics

Allen and Ruth Harris Chair of Excellence in Business

Dr. Allan Spritzer
Chair, Harris Chair of Excellence/Professor, Management and Marketing
(O) 439-4700; E-mail:

  • Career Life Cycles for Executives, Managers and Others
  • Business School Accreditation: What It Means
  • Labor Relations in Today's Economy
  • ETSU's New Accelerated MBA Program

Computer and Information Sciences

Jeffrey Roach
Assistant Professor, Computer and Information Sciences
(O) 439-6966, E-mail:
Web page: http://csciwww.etsu.edu/roachj

  • Programming
    Java, C++, Visual Basic, and others
    How to represent real-world objects using various programming languages
  • Software engineering
    How to create software when a team is involved
    How to improve the process of creating software
  • Computer graphics
    How to graphically simulate real-world objects (the equations and algorithms), for example, how an object moves from point "a" to point "b" in a video game. What are the equations to simulate the movement, how are those equations represented in the computer, and how to draw the object so that it looks real.

R. David Robinson
Director, ETSU Providing Area Schools with Technical Assistance (PASTA) Program
(O) 439-7412, (Fax) 439-7119, E-mail:

  • PASTA Program
  • Effectiveness of university-community technology outreach programs
  • Technological opportunities in public schools
  • Private sector technology contributions to public schools
  • Bridging the digital divide and improving digital literacy

Economics, Finance, and Urban Studies

Dr. Richard Gregory
Assistant Professor, Economics, Finance, and Urban Studies
(O) 439-8649; E-mail:

  • International finance
  • International debt markets
  • International equity markets
  • Hedging and risk management
  • Economic development
  • Emerging markets

Dr. F. Steb Hipple
Professor, Economics, Finance, and Urban Studies
(O) 439-5304, E-mail:

  • Local, regional, national, and global business conditions, outlook, and issues

Dr. William J. Trainor, Jr.
Associate Professor, Economics, Finance, and Urban Studies
(O) 439-5668, E-mail:

  • Personal finance
  • Mutual funds
  • Risk measurement
  • Valuation
  • High yield debt
  • General financial planning

 

Engineering Technology, Surveying and Digital Media

Dr. W. Andrew Clark
Associate Professor, Engineering Technology, Surveying and Digital Media
(O) 439-4164, (Cell) 423-676-5541, (Fax) 439-7750, E-mail:

  • Innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Management of research and development organizations
  • High technology business incubators
  • Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Human nutrition and metabolism
  • Cross-species nutrition (ruminants, avian, monograstric, laboratory)
  • Member of Tri-Cities band Bag 'a Cats (www.bagacats.com)

Cher Cornett
Director, Niswonger Digital Media Center/Associate Professor
(O) 979-3151, E-mail:

  • The Digital Media Program at ETSU
  • Conducting an effective in-class critique of student creative works
  • Creativity and brainstorming: Getting to a good idea
  • Visual literacy: Its importance for communicators
  • Developing a digital media or computer graphics curriculum
  • Digital media as an art form
  • Copyright law

Dr. John S. Vaglia
Professor, Department of Technology and Geomatics
(O) 439-78218 E-mail:

  • Technology Education/Technical Literacy
  • Woodworking

 

Management and Marketing

Dr. James G. Frierson
Attorney/Professor Emeritus, Management and Marketing
(O) 439-5384, E-mail:
Web page: http://business.etsu.edu/mkt/faculty/frierson.htm

  • Employment law
  • Workplace harassment law
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Diversity in the workplace

Michael McKinney, J.D.
Associate Professor, Management and Marketing
(O) 439-5391, E-mail:

  • Environmental law
  • Business law
  • Legal issues in general

Dr. Don Shemwell
James and Anne Reel Scholar in Business/Professor, Management and Marketing
(O) 439-6987, E-mail:
Web page: http://business.etsu.edu/mkt/faculty/shemwell.htm

  • Services Marketing
  • Market Segmentation and Target Marketing
  • Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Banking (Service Quality and Share of Wallet)
  • Importance, Performance, Feasibility Analysis
  • Retailing (including e-marketing)
  • Personal selling (listening, overcoming objections, and closing)
  • Economic development in the Tri-Cities Tennessee/Virginia region
  • Expanding agricultural opportunities for farmers in the Tri-Cities Tennessee

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College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences

Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Dr. Marc Fagelson
Professor, Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
(O) 439-4583, E-mail:

  • Hearing
  • Hearing loss
  • Sound/Acoustics
  • Tinnitus

Physical Therapy

Mary Jo Davenport
Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy
(O) 439-8792, E-mail:

  • Fall prevention in the elderly population
  • The problems of dizziness and disequilibrium in the adult population
  • Balance and mobility in individuals with Parkinson's Disease

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Claudius G. Clemmer College of Education

Counseling and Human Services

Dr. James Robert Bitter
Professor, Counseling
(O) 439-4194, E-mail:

  • Family therapy
  • Parent education
  • Couples' counseling

Curriculum and Instruction

Dr. Martha Collins
Professor, Curriculum and Instruction
(O) 439-7845, E-mail:

  • Language literacy development
  • Reading: School and home together

Dr. Angela Radford Lewis 
Associate Dean, Clemmer College of Education/Professor, Curriculum and Instruction 
(O) 439-7503, E-mail:

  • Consumer economics/consumer sciences
  • Family resource management (budgeting, managing resources)
  • Basic nutrition
  • Time management
  • Stress management
  • Presentation skills
  • Teaching skills/methodologies for secondary education
  • Corporate etiquette/dress for success/employability skills

Ryan Nivens
Assistant Professor, Center of Excellence in Mathematics and Science Education
(O) 439-7529; E-mail:

  • Middle grade school mathematics
  • Alternative certification
  • Teachers' instructional practices

Dr. John Taylor
Professor Emeritus/Adjunct Instructor, Curriculum and Instruction
(O) 439-7594, E-mail:

  • Language
  • Linguistics
  • Reading (all areas)

Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis

Edward Kelly
University Counsel/Adjunct Faculty, Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
(O) 439-8551, E-mail:

  • Law and higher education
  • Special education law
  • Rights of the disabled
  • Employment law
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Negotiation skills
  • Mediation
  • Sexual harassment and boundaries
  • The Fulbright Program

Human Development and Learning

Dr. Jane Tingle Broderick
Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education Program
(O) 439-7695, E-mail:

  • Reggio-inspired practices in early education
  • Inquiry in early childhood settings
  • Documentation of learning and thinking to guide inquiry-oriented early childhood curriculum
  • The relationship between documentation panels and assessment
  • The role of materials and play in learning and inquiry in early education

Dr. James Fox
Professor, Human Development and Learning
(O) 439-7556, E-mail:

  • Special education
  • Young children and adolescents with emotional and behavior problems
  • Children with autism
  • Discipline techniques for children and adolescents with behavior problems and disabilities

Dr. Deborah K. Harley-McClaskey
Assistant Professor, Human Development and Learning
(O) 439-7683, E-mail:

  • Leadership Development
  • Minor in Leadership Studies
  • Community Leadership
  • Local and national service programs
  • Available for staff development and leadership training
  • Franklin-Covey Facilitator (7 Habits of Highly Effective People, The 4 Disciplines of Execution)

Dr. Jamie Branam Kridler
Professor, Human Development and Learning
(O) 439-7492, E-mail:

  • Youth violence prevention
  • Child advocacy in domestic violence centers
  • Community collaboration
  • Art and performance art to teach anger management and conflict resolution

Dr. Mary Langenbrunner
Associate Professor, Human Development and Learning/Listed Rule 31 Divorce Mediator/Certified Family Life Educator
(O) 439-7681 or 439-7482, E-mail:

  • Children/Divorce
  • Divorce mediation
  • Discipline
  • Parent/Child relations
  • Available to speak to media on topics relating to children, violence, and brain development

Dr. Clifton W. Mitchell
Professor, Human Development and Learning
(O) 439-4197, E-mail:

  • Self-Improvement through Precision Communication: Using your mind for a change

Dr. Patricia Robertson
Professor, Human Development and Learning
(O) 439-7693, E-mail:

  • Diversity issues (including race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender)
  • Critical incident stress debriefing
  • Communication skills

Storytelling

Delanna Reed
Instructor, Storytelling, Curriculum and Instruction
(O) 439-7601, E-mail:
Web page: http://www.etsu.edu/stories

  • Available to tell stories
  • Public speaking
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Small group communication

University School

April Blakely
Instructor, University School
(O) 439-8226, E-mail:

  • Alternative Assessment to Improve Student Success

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James H. Quillen College of Medicine

Anatomy and Cell Biology

Dr. Fred E. Hossler
Professor, Anatomy and Cell Biology
(O) 439-2011, E-mail: or

  • Human tissues as seen in the electron microscope in 3-D
  • Honey bees and pollination - anatomy of the honeybee as seen in the electron microscope in 3-D
  • The electron microscope in biomedical research

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Dr. Scott Champney
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
(O) 439-2022, E-mail:

  • Antibiotic use and abuse
  • New and novel antibacterial agents

Dr. David A. Johnson
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
(O) 439-2027, E-mail:
Web page: http://qcom.etsu.edu/biochem/faculty/johnson/index.htm

  • Protein structure and the relationship of structure to function
  • Computer-aided modeling of proteins
  • Hemoglobin, collagen, trypsins
  • The importance of protein structure to drug design
  • Proteomics
  • Proteases
  • Enzymes
  • Mast Cells
  • Biochemistry

Biomedical Communications

Robin Fisher
Designer, Biomedical Communications
(O) (423) 439-2401, E-mail:

  • My Career as a Graphic Designer (targeted toward elementary school students)

College of Medicine Library

Dr. Richard Wallace
Associate Professor/Assistant Director, Quillen College of Medicine Library
(O) 335-2725; E-mail:

  • How to Find Quality Health Information on the Internet

Nakia Carter
Clinical Reference Librarian
(O) 439-6246; E-mail:

  • How to Find Quality Health Information on the Internet

Continuing Medical Education

Dr. Chris Newell-Kwasigroch
Program Planner
(O) 439-8074, E-mail:

  • Anorexia nervosa (presentation or panel format)

Family Medicine

Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Residency Program Director, ETSU Family Physicians of Kingsport/Professor, Family Medicine
(O) (423) 245-9600, E-mail:

  • Complementary/alternative/integrative medicine
  • Communication skills
  • Primitive skills rendezvous
  • Wellness
  • EKG instruction
  • Planetree

Raymond H. Feierabend, Jr.
Residency Program Director, ETSU Family Physicians of Bristol/Professor, Family Medicine
(O) 990-3012 (Bristol, TN), E-mail:

  • Family practice (the specialty)
  • Primary care
  • Medical education
  • Behavioral aspects of medical care
  • Integration of medical and mental health services

Dr. Joe Florence
Director of Rural Programs
(O) 439-4685, E-mail:

  • Rural medicine -- especially rural family medicine
  • Diabetes
  • Community-based, interdisciplinary participatory research
  • Rural recruitment and retention
  • Health disparities and cultural diversity issues in rural communities
  • ETSU's James H. Quillen College of Medicine rural primary care track and interdisciplinary health professions
  • Quality improvement

Dr. Michael R. Floyd
Professor of Family Medicine/Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
(O) 439-6481, E-mail:

  • Stress management
  • Substance abuse
  • Communication skills

Dr. Beth Anne Fox
Associate Professor, ETSU Family Physicians of Kingsport
(O) 245-9623 (Kingsport), E-mail:

  • Breast cancer screening
  • Osteoporosis screening
  • Cervical cancer screening
  • Female sexual dysfunction

Dr. Forrest Lang
Professor Emeritus, Family Medicine 
(O) 439-5828, E-mail:

  • Patient-doctor communications
  • Advance directives and end-of-life health care
  • Rural medicine
  • Cholesterol

Internal Medicine

Dr. David S. Chi
Professor, Medicine and Immunology/Director, Immunology Research Laboratory/Chief, Division of Biomedical Research
(O) 439-6382, Fax: 439-6387, E-mail:

  • Immunological diagnosis: Methods and interpretation
  • Clinical immunology
  • Chinese and Taiwanese (translation service)

Dr. Ronald C. Hamdy
Chairholder, Cecile Cox Quillen Chair of Medicine in Geriatrics and Gerontology/Professor, Internal Medicine
(O) 439-8830 or 926-1171 (ext. 7201), E-mail:

  • Osteoporosis
  • Alzheimer's disease

Dr. Stephen D. Loyd
Internal Medicine Residency Program Director/Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
(O) 439-7280; E-mail:

  • Prescribing narcotics
  • Hope for the addicted physician

Dr. Jay B. Mehta
Chief, Division of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology/Professor, Internal Medicine
(O) 439-6368, E-mail:

  • Tuberculosis, epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment
  • Smoking, health hazard, smoking cessation
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Bronchial asthma
  • Eastern philosophy
  • Wisdom of Asia: Meditation, tolerance, unity, and diversity in spirituality

Dr. Felix A. Sarubbi
Chief, Division of Infectious Disease/Professor, Internal Medicine
(O) 439-6380

  • HIV/AIDS issues
  • Various infectious disease topics

Laboratory Animal Resources

Dr. Gregg Hanley
Director, Division of Laboratory Animal Resources
(O) 439-6783, E-mail:

  • Animal research
  • Laboratory animals

Microbiology

Jennifer Kintner
Lab Coordinator/Adjunct Faculty, Microbiology
(H) (423) 913-2379, E-mail:

  • History of dance forms from around the world
  • Dance as a human experience
  • The history and practice of yoga

Maria G. Schell
Director of Research, Microbiology
(O) 439-6333, E-mail:

  • Menopause and symptoms in relation to hormone levels
  • Natural vs. synthetic hormone replacement therapy
  • Hormone replacement therapy after breast cancer?
  • Nutrition and cancer
  • Natural helpful hints for cancer patients
  • Cancer patients and meditation

Dr. Robert V. Schoborg
Associate Professor, Microbiology
(O) 439-6295, E-mail:

  • A Layman's Guide to Molecular Biology
  • Emerging Infectious Diseases and Society
  • Speak No Evil: Education and the Sexually-Transmitted Disease Epidemic in the United States
  • The Land Before Time: A Photographic Journey Through New Zealand
  • Beginning Outdoor Photography
  • The Meaning of Sisu: The Russo-Finnish Wars of the 20th Century
  • Just Get Out and Run: Training for Your First Marathon

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Uchenna Nwosu
Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Specialty: High-Risk Pregnancy (Perinatology)
(O) 439-6772, E-mail:

  • Setting up a hospital in rural Nigeria

Dr. Martin E. Olsen
Chair/Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
(O) 439-8097, E-mail:

  • Teen pregnancy
  • Adolescent contraception
  • Pre-conception workup
  • An Obstetrician's Journey to Iraq

Dr. Joe Leonard Robertson
Professor, Biological Sciences/Adjunct Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
(O) 439-4228, E-mail:

  • The “Brave New World” of Infertility Treatment
  • Waterfowl hunting in East Tennessee
  • The history of making duck calls in Tennessee

Pediatrics

Dr. Des Bharti
Professor, Pediatrics
(O) 439-8759, E-mail:

  • Care of unborn and newborn
  • Problems of prematurity
  • Hinduism
  • Translation from Hindu to English

Dr. Michael DeVoe
Director, Division of Neonatology/Perinatology, and Professor, Pediatrics
(O) 439-6222 or 431-5358, E-mail:

  • Prenatal advocacy
  • Birth defects
  • General neonatal topics – low birth weight infants; morbidity and mortality causes in the newborn

Dr. Ricky Mohon
Director, Pediatric Pulmonary and Critical Care/Associate Professor, Pediatrics
(O) 431-5163, E-mail:

  • Pediatric asthma
  • Pediatric pulmonary or critical care
  • Ventilator management
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Sepsis
  • Bronchitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Emphysema
  • Respiratory failure
  • Sleep apnea

Dr. Jack Rary
Professor, Pediatrics
(O) 439-8541, E-mail:

  • Medical genetics

Dr. H. Patrick Stern
Chief, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics/Professor, Pediatrics/Adjunct Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
(O) 439-6222, E-mail:

  • Discipline
  • Children's sports
  • Wellness plan for children
  • Toilet training
  • Soiling (encopresis)
  • Wetting (enuresis)

Dr. William L. Stone
Professor, Pediatrics
(O) 439-8762, E-mail:

  • What you can do to prevent cancer
  • What you can do to prevent heart disease
  • Western Buddhism
  • Clinical proteomics
  • Green politics
  • Bird Flu -- Are we prepared?
  • Nutrition demystified
  • Zen Buddhism clearly explained

Pharmacology

Dr. Kenneth E. Ferslew
Director, Section of Toxicology/Professor, Pharmacology
(O) 439-6424, E-mail:
Web page: qcom.etsu.edu/pharmacology/toxicology/index.html

  • Forensic toxicology
  • Drugs of abuse (alcohol, marijuana, and cocaine)

Surgery

Dr. Anthony J. DeLucia
Professor, Surgery
(O) 439-6202, E-mail:
Web page: http://faculty.etsu.edu/delucia/

  • Air pollution and lung health
  • Health effects of tobacco use
  • Tobacco producers and public health advocates join efforts
  • Asthma: A public health and medical perspective
  • The Built Environment: An Unhealthy Intersection for Health, Society, and the Environment

Dr. Lesli Taylor
Professor, Pediatric Surgery
(Beeper) 423-283-8545, E-mail:

  • Pediatric trauma
  • Child abuse

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College of Nursing

Adult Nursing

Dr. Masoud Ghaffari
Associate Professor, Adult Nursing
(O) 439-4513, E-mail:
Web page: http://faculty.etsu.edu/ghaffari/

  • Human intelligence (educational psychology)
  • Transpersonal nursing
  • Education (nursing and general)

Dr. Priscilla Ramsey
Professor, Adult Nursing
(O) 439-4518, E-mail:

  • Rural health
  • Cardiovascular health
  • Cough CPR
  • LPN to BSN career mobility

Family and Community Nursing

Dr. Joellen B. Edwards
Director, Center for Nursing Research/Professor, Family and Community Nursing
(O) 439-4072, E-mail:

  • Nursing as a career
  • The profession of nursing
  • Nurses' roles in primary care
  • Interdisciplinary projects
  • Nursing centers
  • Nursing research

Dr. Joy Wachs
Professor, Family and Community Nursing
(O) 439-4549, E-mail:

  • Rural health care
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Community coalitions (anti-drug, nutrition, and youth leadership development)
  • International education

Professional Roles and Mental Health Nursing

Dr. Janne Dunham-Taylor
Professor, Professional Roles and Mental Health Nursing
(O) 439-4494, E-mail:

  • Transformational leadership
  • Nursing administration

Dr. Nancy Granberry
Assistant Professor, Professional Roles and Mental Health Nursing
(O) 439-4874, E-mail:

  • Nursing leadership
  • Various aspects of nursing administration

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Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy

Dr. Larry Calhoun
Dean, Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy
(O) 439-6300, E-mail:

  • The ETSU Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy

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College of Public Health

Dr. Randolph Wykoff
Dean, College of Public Health
(O) 439-4243, E-mail:

  • Public health/health status/health issues in Tennessee and the United States
  • Global health issues (such as international public health statistics, tropical medicine, global impact of disease)
  • ETSU's plans for the College of Public Health

Environmental Health

Dr. Phillip Scheuerman
Chair/Professor, Environmental Health
(O) 439-7633, E-mail:

  • Water quality

Community Health

Dr. Jim Florence
Interim Chair/Associate Professor, Community Health
(O) 439-6720, E-mail:

  • Public health
  • Community health
  • Community partnerships
  • Tobacco control (personal and community)
  • Personal health and well-being

Dr. Brian C. Martin
Assistant Professor, Health Services Administration
(O) 439-4429, E-mail:

  • Health care administration
  • Access to health care
  • Health care financing
  • Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance

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Honors College

Maria Costa
Director, International Programs and Services
(O) 439-7737, E-mail:

  • Brazil
  • International students
  • Portuguese translation

Kelly Hill
Study Abroad Advisor, International Programs and Services
(O) 439-7734, E-mail

  • Study abroad options for students, including summer, semester and yearlong stays, as well as funding possibilities

Dr. Rebecca A. Pyles
Dean, Honors College
(O) 439-6003 or 439-6929, E-mail:

  • Honors in higher education
  • Amphibian biology
  • Liberal arts education

Dr. Linda G. Wood-Wyatt
Project Manager, Honors College
(O) 439-6075, E-mail:

  • Non-traditional College Student Success
  • Adult Learners and Continuing Lifelong Learning
  • Project Management in the Honors College

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Special Topics

Jeff Anderson, J.D.
Associate Vice President for University Advancement and Planned Giving
(O) 439-4242, E-mail:

  • How planned giving benefits you and ETSU
  • The history of the United States space program
  • Politics/public service at the federal and local levels of government
  • The impeachment and trial of President Andrew Johnson

Dr. Des Bharti
Professor, Pediatrics
(O) 439-8759, E-mail:

  • Hinduism

Dr. C. Wesley Buerkle
Assistant Professor, Communication
(O) 439-7579; E-mail:

  • Presidential Rhetoric
  • Image and Definitions of Masculinity in the U.S.
  • Gender and Communication
  • Images of Homosexuality in the Media
  • History of Birth Control

Dr. Andrea “Andi” D. Clements
Professor, Psychology
(O) 439-6661, E-mail:
Web page: faculty.etsu.edu/CLEMENTS

  • Homeschooling
  • Child discipline (parents or teachers)
  • Child development
  • Running church nurseries
  • Integrating professional life and Christianity
  • Alcoholism (teen groups)
  • Prevention of alcoholism and drug abuse stories (from someone who lost a sister to alcoholism)
  • Research ethics

Dr. Scott Contreras-Koterbay
Associate Professor, Art and Design, Philosophy and Humanities
(O) 439-5692, E-mail: or

  • Contemporary art
  • Art criticism
  • Philosophy of art
  • Art's impact on today's society (particularly politics)
  • Current issues in the United Kingdom

Maria Costa
Director, International Programs and Services
(O) 439-7737, E-mail:

  • Brazil
  • International students
  • Portuguese translation

Dr. Jay D. Franklin
Assistant Professor, Archaeology (Department of Sociology and Anthropology)
(O) 439-6653, E-mail:

  • Prehistoric archaeology
  • Cave art
  • Native American cultures

Dr. Chris Gregg
Assistant Professor, Geosciences
(O) 439-7526, (Fax) 439-6905, E-mail:

  • Natural hazards, disasters, and catastrophes: Root causes
  • Volcanology (the study of volcanoes)
  • Geology of the Hawaiian Islands
  • The Great Sumatran-Andaman earthquake and tsunami in the Indian Ocean, December 26, 2004
  • Human decision-making in response to warnings of natural hazards

 

Dr. Deborah K. Harley-McClaskey
Assistant Professor, Human Development and Learning
(O) 439-7683, E-mail:

  • Local and national service programs
  • Available for staff development and leadership training
  • Franklin-Covey Facilitator (7 Habits of Highly Effective People, The 4 Disciplines of Execution)

Dr. Roberta T. Herrin
Chair, Department of Appalachian Studies/Director, Center for Appalachian Studies and Services
(O) 439-7997, E-mail:

  • H.L. Mencken
  • Appalachian literature
  • Children's literature
  • Appalachian studies (in general)

Dr. Karl H. Joplin
Associate Professor, Biological Sciences
(O) 439-6921, E-mail:

  • Bonsai

Jennifer Kintner
Lab Coordinator/Adjunct Faculty, Microbiology
(H) (423) 913-2379, E-mail:

  • History of dance forms from around the world
  • Dance as a human experience
  • The history and practice of yoga

Ms. Michaele D. Laws 
Web Manager, Academic Technology 
(O)439-8245, E-mail:

  • Web site evaluation (What makes a good Web site)
  • So you want a Web site? Things to know before talking to the Web design company
  • Attracting females to the fields of computers and technology
  • Inside Windows: Shortcuts and tips to command line goodies

Dr. Tom Lee
Assistant Professor, History
(O) 439-6692, E-mail:

  • The U.S. South
  • Appalachia
  • Tennessee
  • Subject matter from his book, The Tennessee-Virginia Tri-Cities: Urbanization in Appalachia, 1900-1950

Dr. Jay B. Mehta
Chief, Division of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology/Professor, Internal Medicine
(O) 439-6368, E-mail:

  • Eastern philosophy
  • Wisdom of Asia: Meditation, tolerance, unity, and diversity in spirituality

Dr. Rick Norwood
Professor, Mathematics
(O) 439-6972, E-mail:

  • How to think
  • Classic comic strips: “Alley Oop” to “Zippy the Pinhead”
  • Science fiction in film: “Star Trek” to “Star Wars”

Dr. Uchenna Nwosu
Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Specialty: High-Risk Pregnancy (Perinatology)
(O) 439-6772, E-mail:

  • Setting up a hospital in rural Nigeria

Dr. Ted Olson
Associate Professor, Appalachian Studies
(O) 439-4379, E-mail:

  • Appalachian and Southern cultural studies
  • Ethnicities in Appalachia and the South
  • Appalachian and Tennessee folklore/folklife
  • American and British folk music (lecture/performance)
  • Country music (lecture/performance)
  • Writing (creative and academic), editing, and publishing
  • American literary history
  • Poetry studies

Rob Russell
Director, Learning Services
(O) 439-7849, E-mail:

  • Writing across the curriculum
  • Creative writing
  • Business writing
  • Songwriting
  • Public speaking
  • Early American literature
  • Contemporary mystery and detective fiction
  • Mid-to-late 20th century popular music (rock 'n roll, country, blues, soul, and folk)
  • Popular music in film

Fred Sauceman
Senior Writer/Associate Professor of Appalachian Studies/News Director of WETS-FM/HD
(O) 439-4317, E-mail:

  • Foodways of the American South
  • Appalachian Foodways
  • International cooking
  • Barbecue
  • The novels of Thomas Wolfe
  • Catfish farming in the Mississippi Delta
  • Effective media relations
  • Writing in the workplace
  • Higher education in public relations

Dr. Robert V. Schoborg
Associate Professor, Microbiology
(O) 439-6295, E-mail:

  • A Layman's Guide to Molecular Biology
  • Emerging Infectious Diseases and Society
  • Speak No Evil: Education and the Sexually-Transmitted Disease Epidemic in the United States
  • The Land Before Time: A Photographic Journey Through New Zealand
  • Beginning Outdoor Photography
  • The Meaning of Sisu: The Russo-Finnish Wars of the 20th Century
  • Just Get Out and Run: Training for Your First Marathon

Dr. Blaine W. Schubert
Assistant Professor, Geosciences/Adjunct, Biological Sciences/Curator of Vertebrates, ETSU and General Shale Brick Natural History Museum
(O) 439-3647, (Fax) 439-6905, E-mail:
Web page: http://faculty.etsu.edu/schubert

  • The Gray Fossil Site
  • Cave paleontology
  • Ice Age animals and extinctions

Dr. William L. Stone
Professor, Pediatrics
(O) 439-8752, E-mail:

  • Western Buddhism
  • Green politics
  • Bird Flu -- Are we prepared?
  • Zen Buddhism clearly explained
  • Nutrition demystified

Dr. John S. Vaglia
Professor, Department of Technology and Geomatics
(O) 439-7822, E-mail:

  • Woodworking

Dr. Steven Wallace
Director of Paleontology, Gray Fossil Site/Associate Professor, Geosciences
(O) 439-6085, E-mail:

  • The Gray Fossil Site

Martha Whaley
Technical Services/History of Medicine Librarian
(O) 439-8069, E-mail:

  • History of the use of medicinal plants
  • History of medicine in East Tennessee

Wayne Winkler
Director, WETS-FM
(O) 439-6441, E-mail:

  • Melungeons
  • Blues, rhythm & blues, and soul music

Dr. Randolph Wykoff
Dean, College of Public Health
(O) 439-4243, E-mail:

  • Public health/health status/health issues in Tennessee and the United States
  • Global health issues (such as international public health statistics, tropical medicine, global impact of disease)
  • ETSU's plans for the College of Public Health

Dr. Lev Yampolsky
Associate Professor, Biological Sciences
(O) 439-4359, (Fax) 439-5958, E-mail:
Web page: http://faculty.etsu.edu/yampolsk

  • Endemic faunas of ancient lakes
  • Evolution of sex in nature and in humans
  • Molecular evolution and evolutionary medicine: Lessons from the human genome
  • Whence biodiversity?

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