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GEIR BERGVIN

Associate Professor of Marketing

Ph.D., Marketing, The Union Institute and University
M.B.A., Marketing, Ball State University
B.A., Marketing, Northern Michigan University

Email: gbergvin@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5012
Came to Tusculum: 2005

MICHAEL J. BODARY

Assistant Professor of English

Ph.D., English - Professional Writing concentration, University of Memphis
M.A.,English - Professional Writing concentration, University of Memphis
B.A., Anthropology and English, University of Memphis

Email: mbodary@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5678
Came to Tusculum: 2012

ANTÔNIO BÓS

Professor of Economics

Ph.D., Economics, University of Tennessee
M.S., Agricultural Economics, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
B.S., Agriculture, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Email: abos@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5282
Came to Tusculum: 1996

ANGELO BOTTA

Assistant Professor of Physical Education

M.A. Physical Education, East Tennessee State University
B.S. Physical Education and Health, Tusculum College
A.A. Humanities and Social Sciences, County College of Morris

Email: abotta@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5444
Came to Tusculum: 2012

DAVID BOW

Professor of Physical Education

D.A., Physical Education, Middle Tennessee State University
M.A., Health and Physical Education, Tennessee Tech University
B.S., Health and Physical Education, Tennessee Tech University

Email: dbow@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5333
Came to Tusculum: 1977

HAROLD BRANSTRATOR

Associate Professor of Management

Email: hbranstrator@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: 5022
Came to Tusculum: 2016

KEN BREWER

Assistant Professor of Psychology

M.A. in Clinical Psychology from East Tennessee State University
B.A. in Psychology from Auburn University

Email: kbrewer@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5441
Came to Tusculum: 2012

SHANNON BREWER

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

M.S., Mathematics, East Tennessee State University
B.S., Mathematics, East Tennessee State University

Email: sbrewer@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5248
Came to Tusculum: 2009

AMY BROOKS

Director, Athletic Training Program, Assistant Professor, and Assistant Athletic Trainer

M.Ed., Education, Troy University
B.A., Athletic Training, Appalachian State University

Email: abrooks@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5129
Came to Tusculum: 2006

REBECCA JANE BROWN

Asscociate Professor of Nursing

M.S.N., Nursing, University of Tennessee
B.S.N., Nursing, Lenoir Rhyne College

Email: rjbrown@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5436
Came to Tusculum: 2013

DEBORAH BRYAN

Associate Professor of Art

M.F.A., Printmaking, East Tennessee State University
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Kent State University
M.A., Psychology, Kent State University
B.A., Political Science, Kent State University

Email: dbryan@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5274
Came to Tusculum: 2007

JEFF BURLESON

Assistant Professor of Education

Ph.D. Education: Human Resource Development and Training, Old Dominion University
MRC Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling, University of Kentucky
Bachelors of Science in Special Education, East Tennessee State University

Email: jburleson@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5607
Came to Tusculum: 2014

SUZANNE BYRD

Assistant Professor of Physical Education

Ed.D, Education Leadership & Management, Capella University
M.A., Education, East Carolina University
B.S., Health and Physical Education, East Carolina University

Email: sbyrd@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5279
Came to Tusculum: 2010

TIM CARTER

Associate Professor of Marketing and Management

DBA, Marketing, Argosy University
M.A., Organizational Management, Tusculum College
B.S., Organizational Management, Tusculum College

Email: tcarter@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5287
Came to Tusculum: 2014

DIANN CASTEEL

Professor of Education

Ed.D. Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, East Tennessee State University
M.A. Reading Specialist, East Tennessee State University
B.S. History and Psychology, East Tennessee State University

Email: dcasteel@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5126
Came to Tusculum: 1996

BRIAN DAVIS

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Mississippi
M.S., Mathematics, University of Mississippi
B.S., Mathematics, Arkansas State University

Email: bldavis@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5144
Came to Tusculum: 2009

MICHAEL DILLON

Associate Professor of Business, Dean of the School of Business

Ph.D. Finance, University of Cincinnati
M.B.A. Finance Focus, Xavier University
A.B. Economics, Kenyon College

Email: mdillon@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5022
Came to Tusculum: 2013

MELINDA DUKES

Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., Psychology, University of Tennessee, 1987
B.A., Education, Clemson University, 1980

Email: mdukes@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5305
Came to Tusculum: 1989

LOIS EWEN

Dean, School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Professor of Nursing

Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction, University of South Florida
M.S.N. Nursing Administration, Barry University
B.S.N. Nursing, Barry College

Email: lewen@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5203
Came to Tusculum: 2012

RHONDA FAWBUSH

Associate Professor of Accounting and Business Law

J.D., University of Tennessee
M.Acc., Tax Concentration, University of Tennessee
B.S., Accounting, University of Tennessee

Email: rfsmith@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5240
Came to Tusculum: 2000

PAUL FOX

Assistant Professor of Education

Ed.D., Education Administration, East Tennessee State University
M.A., Reading, East Tennessee State University
B.A., Arts, Tusculum College

Email: pfoxjr@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5693
Came to Tusculum: 2011

DAVID FRAZIER

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

B.A., Mathematics, University of Louisville
M.S., Computer Science, East Tennessee State University.

Email: dfrazier@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5249
Came to Tusculum: 2010

LINDA GARRETT

Assistant Dean, School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Professor of Nursing

Email: lgarrett@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone:
Came to Tusculum: 2015

DEBORAH GIETEMA

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Coordinator for Developmental Math

M.S. Mathematics Education, University of Tennessee
B.A. Liberal Studies Teacher Education, Carson-Newman College

Email: dgietema@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5354
Came to Tusculum: 2011

TROY GOODALE

Associate Professor of Political Science

Ph.D., Political Science, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
M.A., Political Science, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
B.A., Political Science, University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Email: tgoodale@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5660
Came to Tusculum: 2007

PEGGY GOODSON-ROCHELLE

Assistant Professor of Education

Ed.D. Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, East Tennessee State University
M.A. Special Education, East Tennessee State University
B.S. Education, University of Tennessee

Email: prochelle@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5421
Came to Tusculum: 2013

ROBIN GORDON

Assistant Professor of Social Sciences

M.A., Adult Education, Tusculum College
B.A., Education, University of Montana

Email: rgordon@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5777
Came to Tusculum: 2000

PATRICIA HUNSADER

Dean, School of Education

Email: phunsader@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone:
Came to Tusculum: 2016

RAYMOND HATFIELD

Assistant Professor of Education

Ed.D. Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, East Tennessee State University
M.A. Education, Tusculum College
B.S. Biology, East Tennessee State University

Email: rhatfield@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5337
Came to Tusculum: 2011

BLAIR HENLEY

Associate Professor of Computer Science

M.S. Educational Administration and Policy Analysis, Lincoln Memorial University
B. S. Engineering Technology, East Tennessee State University
Ed.D. Education Administration and Policy Analysis, East Tennessee State University

Email: bhenley@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone:
Came to Tusculum: 2012

KATHY HIPPS

Assistant Professor of Library Science, Information Literacy Librarian/ Asst. Cataloger

M.S. Information Sciences, University of Tennessee
B.S. Organizational Management, Tusculum College

Email: khipps@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5123
Came to Tusculum: 2007

LISA JOHNSON

Associate Vice President for Student Success
Assistant Professor of Education

Ed.D, Leadership and Policy Analysis,East Tennessee State University
ME.D Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, East Tennessee State University
B.S., Education, East Tennessee State University

Email: ljohnson@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5226
Came to Tusculum: 2004

CHERI JONES

Associate Professor of Management

J.D. Law, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
M.S., Accounting, University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Email: cjones@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5014
Came to Tusculum: 2001

JASON JONES

Assistant Professor of Physical Education

Ph.D., Teaching and Administrating:Sports Administration, University of Southern Mississippi
M.S., Sports Administration, University of Southern Mississippi
B.S. (Cum Laude), Sports Administration, Belhaven College

Email: jrjones@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5239
Came to Tusculum: 2010

ANGELA KEATON

Associate Professor of History and Commons

Ph.D., History, University of Tennessee
M.A., History, Marshall University
B.A., History, Concord University

Email: akeaton@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5692
Came to Tusculum: 2006

MELISSA KELLER

Assistant Professor of Biology

Postdoctoral Associate, Agriculture/Aerobiology, Cornell University
Ph.D., Plant Pathology, Virginia Tech
B.S., Environmental Science, Roanoke College

Email: mkeller@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5265
Came to Tusculum: 2013

KEVIN KING

Assistant Professor of Sports Management

Ph.D., Human Performance, Middle Tennessee State University
M.S., Human Performance, Middle Tennessee State University
B.S., Business Management, Tennessee Technological University

Email: kking@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5424
Came to Tusculum: 2013

CARLTON K. LARSEN

Associate Professor of Political Science

Ph.D. Political Science, Rutgers University
M.A. Political Science, Rutgers University
B.A. Political Science, University of California at San Diego

Email: clarsen@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone:
Came to Tusculum: 2012

ELIZABETH “BETSY” LOVEDAY

Associate Professor of Education

Ed.D., Special Education, University of South Carolina
M.Ed., Memphis State University

Email: bloveday@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5032
Came to Tusculum: 2007

DESIRAE MATHERLY

Associate Professor of English

Ph.D., Creative Writing, Nonfiction, Ohio University
M.A., Creative Writing, Nonfiction, Ohio University
B.A., Philosophy and English, East Tennessee State University

Email: dmatherly@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5640
Came to Tusculum: 2009

CLAY MATTHEWS

Associate Professor of English

Ph.D., English, Oklahoma State University
M.A., English, Southeast Missouri State University
B.A., English, Southeast Missouri State University

Email: cmatthews@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5234
Came to Tusculum: 2010

RON MAY

Vice President of Academic Affairs
Professor of Education

Email: rmay@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: 5305
Came to Tusculum: 2014

JACK McCANN

Associate Professor of Marketing and Management

Ph.D. Organization and Management, Capella University
M.A. Organizational Management, Tusculum College
M.S. Marketing, Golden Gate University

Email: jmccann@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: 606-269-2753
Came to Tusculum: 2014

TOM MCFARLAND

Associate Professor of Business Administration

Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Florida
M.B.A., University of Colorado, Boulder
B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder

Email: tmcfarland@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5134
Came to Tusculum: 2004

DEBRA MCGINN

Associate Professor of Biology

M.A.T., Secondary Education (Biology & Mathematics), East Tennessee State University, 2003
M.D., Vanderbilt Medical School, 1982
M.S., Microbiology, University of Michigan, 1975
B.S., Medical Lab Sciences, University of Illinois, 1974

Email: dmcginn@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5141
Came to Tusculum: 2004

FRANK MENGEL

Arts Outreach Technical Director

M.A. Communication -- Theatre, Wichita State University
B.S. Mathematics, University of Alaska Anchorage
B.S. Secondary Education, University of Alaska Anchorage

Email: fmengel@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5559
Came to Tusculum: 1998

PETER NOLL

Assistant Professor of Public History and Museum Studies

Ph.D. Agricultural History and Rural Studies, Iowa State University
M.A. Historical Administration, Eastern Illinois University
B.A. History, North Central College

Email: pnoll@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5348
Came to Tusculum: 2011

HEATHER PATTERSON

Associate Professor of English, English Department Chair

M.F.A., Fiction Writing, Washington University in St. Louis
B.A., English, Georgia College and State University

Email: hpatterson@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5697
Came to Tusculum: 2008

HERBERT POLLARD

Assistant Professor of Accounting

M.A., Accounting, Georgia State University
M.Ed., Georgia Southern University
B.S., Education, Georgia Southern University

Email: bpollard@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone:
Came to Tusculum: 2013

CHRISTOPHER RAMEY

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Email: cramey@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5259
Came to Tusculum: 2013

JOSHUA L. RAY

Assistant Professor of Management

Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Tennessee
B.A., Arts and Sciences, University of Tennessee

Email: jray@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5287
Came to Tusculum: 2013

SABRINA REED

Assistant Professor of Education and Sport Science

M.S. Sport and Exercise Psychology, University of North Carolina
B.S. Psychology, East Tennessee University
A.S. Education, Northeast State Technical Community College

Email: sreed@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5077
Came to Tusculum: 2012

GRETA ROBINETTE

Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S.N. Nursing Education from King College
M.S.N. Nursing Education from King College

Email: grobinette@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5432
Came to Tusculum: 2012

STELLA SCHRAMM

Professor of Management

Ph.D., Economics, University of Tennessee
M.B.A. Finance, University of New Orleans

Email: sschramm@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5021
Came to Tusculum: 2000

KATHERINE SMITH

Assistant Professor Psychology

Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from the University of Kentucky,
M.S. in Experimental Psychology from the University of Kentucky,
B.S. in Psychology from East Tennessee State University

Email: kjsmith@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5440
Came to Tusculum: 2012

NANCY THOMAS

Associate Professor of English

Ph.D., Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
M.A., University of Evansville
B.A., University of Evansville

Email: nthomas@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5369
Came to Tusculum: 2001

WAYNE THOMAS

Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, Associate Professor of English

MFA, Creative Writing, emphasis in Fiction and Nonfiction, West Virginia University
MFA, Creative Writing, emphasis in Scriptwriting, Georgia College and State University
B.A., Theatre History and Literary Criticism, Georgia College and State University

Email: wthomas@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5285
Came to Tusculum: 2005

KELSEY TROM

Assistant Professor of English

M.F.A. Creative Writing (Fiction), Virginia Commonwealth University
B.A. English, University of Virginia

Email: ktrom@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5420
Came to Tusculum: 2014

JOEL VAN AMBERG

Professor of History and Chair, Department of History and Museum Studies

Ph.D., History, University of Arizona, 2004
M.A., Church History, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 1996
A.B., Religious Studies, Bowdoin College (summa cum laude), 1994

Email: jvanamberg@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5355
Came to Tusculum: 2005

HOMER EARNEST WEEKS

Visiting Assistant Professor of Business

MBA, New York University
MSP, University of Tennessee
BA, University of Tennessee

Email: hweeks@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone:
Came to Tusculum: 2015

TRAVIS B. WILLIAMS

Assistant Professor of Religion

Ph.D., New Testament, University of Exeter
Th.M., New Testament, Dallas Theological Seminary
B.A., Biblical Studies, Tennessee Temple University

Email: trwilliams@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5272
Came to Tusculum: 2011

HAO YU

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Virginia Tech
M.S., Virginia Tech
B.S., Ocean University of China

Email: hyu@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: 5268
Came to Tusculum: 2016