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GEIR BERGVIN

Associate Professor of Marketing
Director of Center for Global Studies

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

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

WILLIAM BRIMER

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

M.S., Math Education, University of Tennessee
B.A., Mathematics, Carson-Newman College

Email: bbrimer@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5268
Came to Tusculum: 2013

AMY BROOKS

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

M.A., 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: rbrown@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

ZAKI BSAT

Associate Professor of Management

Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Mississippi
M.B.A., Western Illinois University
B.S., Management, Beirut University College

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

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

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

CHARLESEY CHARLTON-McCALLISTER

Assistant Professor of Art

M.F.A., Studio Art; Printmaking, East Tennessee State University
B.S., Agriculture: Animal Science, Middle Tennessee State University

Email: ccharlton@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5155
Came to Tusculum: 2013

GREGORY CHURCH

Professor of Biology

Ph.D., Zoology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S., Environmental Health, East Tennessee State University
B.S., Biology, East Tennessee State University

Email: gchurch@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext.: 5267
Came to Tusculum: 1993

LONNIE CONNOLLY

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

M.S., Management, Saint Thomas University
B.S., Criminal Justice, Florida International University

Email: lconnoll@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5659
Came to Tusculum: 2002

MIKAELA COONEY

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Ph.D. Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of South Carolina
M.S. Criminal Justice, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
B.S. Criminal Justice, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga

Email: mcooney@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5427
Came to Tusculum: 2014

EVA LYNN COWELL

Assistant Professor of Management

Ph.D. Business Administration, University of Tennessee
M.S. Human Resource Development, University of Tennessee
B.A. Sociology, University of Tennessee

Email: ecowell@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5005
Came to Tusculum: 2010

KATHRYN CRUMM

Assistant Professor of Education

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

Email: kcrumm@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5295
Came to Tusculum: 2014

BRIAN DAVIS

Assistant 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

ELIZABETH DAVISON

Visiting Professor of Psychology

M.S., Counseling Psychology, Radford University
B.S., Psychology, Radford University

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

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

LIZANNE ELLIOTT

Associate Professor of Nursing

M.S. Nursing, University of Tennessee
B.S. Biology/Chemistry, East Tennessee State University

Email: lelliott@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5431
Came to Tusculum: 2014

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

ROBIN FIFE

Assistant Professor of Social Sciences

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

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

PAUL FOX

Dean of School of Education
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

MICHELLE FREEMAN

Professor of Business Administration - Faculty Moderator

Ed.D., Educational Administration and Policy Studies, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
M.A., Accounting, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
B.S., Accounting, University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Email: mfreeman@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5613
Came to Tusculum: 2002

DEBORAH GIETEMA

Instructor of Mathematics

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

Assistant 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

MARY HALLIBURTON

Knoxville Library Administrator
Assistant Professor of Library Science

M.S., Library Science, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
B.S. Education, University of Tennessee

Email: mhalliburton@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5016
Came to Tusculum: 2002

TOM HARLOW

Associate Professor of Psychology & Director of the Honors Program

Ph.D., Psychology, University of Georgia
M.S., Psychology, University of Georgia
B.A., Psychology, University of Georgia

Email: tharlow@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5284
Came to Tusculum: 2006

JENNIFER HARPER

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., Educational Psychology, University of Georgia
M.A., Educational Psychology, University of Georgia
B.S.Ed., English Education, University of Georgia

Email: jharper@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5042
Came to Tusculum: 2009

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

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

Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
Associate 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

KATHRYN JONES

Assistant Professor of Management

Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Tennessee
M.B.A., East Texas State University
B.A., Human Resources Management, Kent State University

Email: kjones@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5040
Came to Tusculum: 2008

CHRIS KAUFFMAN

Associate Professor of Economics

Ph.D., Economics, University of Tennessee
B.A., Economics, Accounting, and Business, Muskingum College

Email: ckauffman@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5019
Came to Tusculum: 2009

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: 2007

MELISSA KELLER

Assistant Professor of Biology

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

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

HANNAH LEVERENTZ

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Ph.D. Chemical Physics, University of Minnesota
M.S. Chemical Physics, University of Minnesota
B.A. Liberal Arts, Crown College

Email: hleverentz@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5332
Came to Tusculum: 2013

JEFF LOKEY

Assistant Professor of Management

M.A., Management, Tusculum College
B.A., Political Science, East Tennessee State University

Email: jlokey@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5283
Came to Tusculum: 1990

ELIZABETH “BETSY” LOVEDAY

Assistant Professor of Education

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

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

RASHAD MAHMUDOV

Instructor of Economics

Ph.D. Economics, University of Tennessee
M.A. Economics, University of Tennessee
B.A. Business Administration, Bosporus University

Email: rmahmudov@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone:
Came to Tusculum: 2008

DESIRAE MATHERLY

Assistant 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

Assistant 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

JAN MATTHEWS

Assistant Professor of English

M.F.A., Creative Writing, Southern Illinois University
B.A., English, Manga Cum Laude, Southern Illinois University

Email: jmatthews@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5270
Came to Tusculum: 2009

RON MCCALLISTER

Associate Professor of Computer Science

M.S., Computer and Information Sciences, East Tennessee State University
M.A., History, East Tennessee State University
B.A., History, Middle Tennessee State University

Email: rmccallister@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5280
Came to Tusculum: 2000

JACK McCANN

Associate Professor of Marketing and Management

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

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

SCOTT McDERMOTT

Assistant Professor of History

Ph.D., American History, Saint Louis University, 2014
M.A., Saint Louis University, 2009
B.A., Cornell University, 1994

Email: smcdermott@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5658
Came to Tusculum: 2014

TOM MCFARLAND

Associate Professor of Business Administration & Director of School of Business

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., 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 Illionois, 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

SHEILA MORTON

Associate Professor of English

Ph.D., British Literature and Composition, Illinois State University
M.A., Brigham Young University
B.A., Willametter University

Email: smorton@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5698
Came to Tusculum: 2006

MELANIE NARKAWICZ

Professor of Research

Ed.D., Educational Administration and Supervision (Post Secondary/Private Sector Research), East Tennessee State University
B.A., Humanities/English, Florida Southern College

Email: mnarkawicz@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5060
Came to Tusculum: 1994

STEPHEN NETTELHORST

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., Social Psychology, Kansas State University
M.A., General Experimental Psychology, California State University, Northridge
B.A. Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles

Email: snettelhorst@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5422
Came to Tusculum: 2013

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

Assistant Professor of English, English Department Chair

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

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

JOHN PAULLING

Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, North Carolina State University
B.S., Applied Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology

Email: jpaulling@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5269
Came to Tusculum: 1995

BENJAMIN PEARSON

Assistant Professor of History

Ph.D., Modern European History, University of North Carolina
M.A., Modern European History, University of North Carolina
B.A., History and Philosophy, Wheaton College

Email: bpearson@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5001
Came to Tusculum: 2009

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

AURORA POPE

Assistant Professor of Art

M.F.A., East Tennessee State University A.B., Anthropology, University of Georgia

Email: apope@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5286
Came to Tusculum: 2011

BRIAN POPE

Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., Biopsychology, University of Georgia
M.A., College of William & Mary
B.A., DePauw University

Email: bpope@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5135
Came to Tusculum: 2003

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

DIANE ROBINETTE

Associate Professor of Education

Ph.D., Education, University of Tennessee
M.A., Education, Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C.
B.A., Music, Carson-Newman College
B.S., Elementary Education, Carson-Newman College

Email: drobinette@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5029
Came to Tusculum: 2001

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

SABRINA ROHR

Visiting Assistant Professor of Education and Sport Studies

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

QUINCY ROSE

Assistant Professor of Education

Ed.D. Innovation and Leadership, Wilmington University
M.A. Curriculum and Instruction, Delaware State University
B.S. Primary Education, Delaware State University

Email: qrose@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5127
Came to Tusculum: 2013

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

MYRON J. SMITH, JR.

Professor of Library Science and History

M.L.S. Librarianship, Western Michigan University
M.A. History, Shippensburg University
B.A. History, Ashland University

Email: jsmith@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5148/5260
Came to Tusculum: 1990

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

RHONDA SMITH

Associate Professor of Management

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

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

KATHERINE OCKER STONE

Associate Professor of Geology, Mathematics and Physics

Ph.D., Geology, University of Tennessee
M.S., Physics, Sam Houston State University
B.S., Physics, Sam Houston State University

Email: kstone@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5241
Came to Tusculum: 2005

TOM STUEBER

Assistant Faculty and Assistant Athletic Trainer

M.A., Athletic Training, Ohio University
B.A., Athletic Training, Marshall University

Email: tstueber@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: 5735
Came to Tusculum: 2006

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

Interim 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

RICHARD THOMPSON

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

NIH Postdoctoral Fellow (1990-1992), The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry (1990), Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
B.Sc. Chemistry (1981), Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA

Email: rthompson@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5263
Came to Tusculum: 2011

TERRI TILSON

Assistant Professor of Education

Ed.S. Educational Administration and Supervision, University of Tennessee
M.S. English Education, University of Tennessee
B.S. English and Art Education, East Tennessee State University

Email: ttilson@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext.5125
Came to Tusculum: 2011

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

CHARLES TUNSTALL

Assistant Professor of Library Science /Reference/Instructional Services Librarian

M.S. Library Science, University of Tennessee
B.A. Sociology, Carson-Newman College

Email: ctunstall@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: EXT. 5124
Came to Tusculum: 1981

JOEL VAN AMBERG

Associate Professor of History and Director of Commons

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

IAN VAN LARE

Professor of Biology

Ph.D., Bacterial Physiology, Viriginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
B.A., Biology, Virginia Intermont College

Email: ivanlare@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5141
Came to Tusculum: 2003

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