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
Campus Phone: Ext. 5060
Came to Tusculum: 1994
Dr. Melanie Goodson Narkawicz is a Professor of Research teaching in Graduate and Professional Studies at Tusculum College. She came to Tusculum College in 1994 from East Tennessee State University where she was a doctoral fellow completing graduate studies that focused on research and statistics, marketing, and computer applications. Prior to the five years at East Tennessee State, she worked in planning and development at Northeast State Community College, in testing and measurement in the marine department of Underwriter’s Laboratories, Inc., and in the U.S. Army conducting research and development after serving as an executive officer and platoon leader.
Dr. Narkawicz teaches research and statistics courses in the management and education programs of Graduate and Professional Studies. She also serves as Director of Research for Graduate and Professional Studies and on the Research Institutional Review Board. She frequently works as a consultant in the areas of research design and statistical analysis on numerous business and education projects. Other scholarship interests focus on marketing and instructional technology, as well as methods of research and statistical analysis.
Dr. Narkawicz is a member of Tusculum Baptist Church where she is active in the missions program. She is married to Tony Narkawicz, Director of Institutional Research at Tusculum College. They have a son, Anthony, who after studying mathematics at Tusculum College, received bachelor and doctorate degrees in mathematics from Virginia Tech and Duke, respectively. Anthony, who works for NASA, frequently visits Tennessee with his wife Ashley and their children.
Dr. Narkawicz’s Web Page – contains course syllabi and information, as well as other online resources for students.