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Almquist, Bradley L., director of choral activities; professor, music. B.S., M.M., University of North Dakota; D.M.A., Louisiana State University. (1992)

Anderson, Jeffrey E., professor, chemistry. B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; Ph.D., North Dakota State University. (1983)

Anderson, Thayle K., professor emeritus, English. B.A., M.A., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Purdue University. (1970)

Appleton, Sarah A., professor, English. B.A., Rhode Island College; M.A., University of Rhode Island; Ph.D., University of Connecticut. (1995)

Armstrong, Edward, associate professor, sociology. B.A., St. Peters University; M.A., Ph.D., Temple University. (2000)

Atieh, Bassam H., graduate program coordinator, professor, occupational safety and health. B.Sc., Old Dominion University; M.P.H., University of Tennessee; M.B.A., University of Texas-Permian Basin; Sc.D., Tulane University. (1991)

Babcock, Squire K., associate professor, English. B.A., M.F.A., University of Massachusetts. (1992)

Baker, Sonya G., associate professor, music. B.A., Yale University; B.M., M.M., Indiana University; D.M., Florida State University. (2002)

Balthrop, David S., chair, Department of Theatre and Dance, professor, theatre. B.A., Eastern Kentucky University; M.A., M.F.A., University of Cincinnati. (1993)

Barton, Rufus B. Jr., professor emeritus, management. B.S., Harding College; M.S., Abilene Christian College; Ph.D., University of Arkansas. (1968)

Badasyan, Narine, assistant professor, telecommunications systems management; B.S., Yerevan State University; M.B.A., American University of Armenia; M.A., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. (2004)

Bailey, Ernie R., professor emeritus, library; B.S., M.A., Murray State University; M.L.S., Ed.S., Ph.D., George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University. (1971)

Bartnik, Linda, lecturer, library; B.A., Anderson College; M.L.S., Indiana University; M.A., Murray State University. (1984)

Batts, R. Andrew, technology coordinator; College of Business and Public Affairs, associate professor, computer science. B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky. (1975)

Baust, Joseph A., director, Center for Environmental Education; professor, education. B.S.E., M.A.Ed., Memphis State University; Ed.D., University of Tennessee. (1978)

Beahan, Charlotte L., professor, history. B.A., Michigan State University, M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University. (1980)

Beasley, T. Wayne, professor, history. B.S., Austin Peay State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Georgia. (1965)

Beaver, Jeanne, assistant professor. B.F.A., M.A., Iowa State University; M.F.A., Indiana University. (1999)

Begley, Thomas R., associate professor, occupational safety and health. B.S., M.S., University of Illinois; P.E. (1976)

Bell, Wayne C., professor emeritus, mathematics. B.S., Arlington State College; M.S., Ph.D., North Texas State University. (1976)

Bennett, Donald E., chair, Department of Mathematics and Statistics; professor, mathematics. B.S., Murray State University, M.S., Ph.D., University of Kentucky. (1970)

Benson, James M., associate professor, engineering technology. B.S.M.E., M.S.M.E., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale; M.B.A., Murray State University; P.E. (1991)

Bernard, Tracey M., associate professor, occupational safety and health. B.S., M.S., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Texas Tech University. (1995)

Bierwirth, H. Chris, director, Kentucky Institute for International Studies; associate professor, history. B.A., University of Minnesota; M.A., University of Colorado; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison. (2002)

Binfield, Kevin A., professor, English. B.A., Nebraska Wesleyan University; M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Ph.D. University of Nebraska-Lincoln. (1997)

Bishop, Steven, professor, art. B.A., M.F.A., Southern Illinois University. (1979)

Black, Randall, professor, music. B.M., Southern Illinois University; M.M., D.M., Indiana University. (1986)

Blaylock, Charles, assistant professor, finance; A.A., Florida College; B.S., Delta State University; M.B.A., M.S.B.A., Ph.D., Mississippi State University. (2005)

Blodgett, Elizabeth G., dean, College of Health Sciences and Human Services; professor, special education. B.A., Stetson University; M.A., Auburn University; M.A., Ed.D., University of Alabama. (1977)

Bodevin, Leon, associate professor, Spanish. B.A., M.A., University of Texas-San Antonio; Ph.D., Texas Tech University. (1999)

Boero, Paulo, assistant professor, Spanish; B.A. Belmont University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas. (2005)

Boger, George, assistant professor, computer information systems. B.S., University of Central Florida; M.S., Florida Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Florida. (2000)

Bokeno, R. Michael, associate professor, organizational communication. B.S.C., Ohio University; M.S., Murray State University; Ph.D., Purdue University. (1995)

Bolin, J. Duane, professor, history. B.A., Belmont University M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky. (1996)

Boling, Nancy, assistant professor, education. B.S., Murray State University; M.F.A., Memphis College of Art; Ph.D., Mississippi State University. (2001)

Booth, James L., professor emeritus, organizational communication. B.A., Glenville State College; M.A., West Virginia University; Ph.D., Purdue University. (1976)

Bowman, Kenneth R., professor, agriculture. B.S., M.S., Murray State University; Ph.D., Texas Tech University. (1995)

Brannon, Tony L., dean, School of Agriculture, professor, agriculture. B.S., M.S., Murray State University; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University. (1988)

Brasfield, David W., chair, Department of Economics and Finance; professor, economics. B.A., M.S., Louisiana State University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina. (1986)

Brewer, Edward, associate professor, organizational communication. B.A., Maryville College; M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University. (2000)

Brockway, Gary R., provost and vice president of academic affairs; professor, marketing . A.A.S., B.S., Rochester Institute of Technology; M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Arkansas. (1976)

Brookhiser, Judy, assistant dean, College of Health Sciences and Human Services; associate professor, wellness and therapeutic sciences. B.S., Western Illinois University; M.S., Pennsylvania State; Re.D., Indiana University. (1990)

Broughton, James C., chair, Department of Wellness and Therapeutic Sciences; professor, recreation. B.S., Lander College; M.S., Memphis State University; Ph.D., University of Maryland. (1989)

Brown, Margaret H., professor, German and Spanish. B.A., Murray State University; M.A., University of Southwestern Louisiana; Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin.  (1990)

Brown, Ogden III (Ted), dean, College of Humanities and Fine Arts; associate professor, English. B.A., University of Redlands; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School. (1991)

Brown, Stephen B., professor, music. B.A., Tufts University; M.M.A., Yale University; D.M.A., Ohio State University. (1982)

Bryant, Jim, associate professor, art . B.F.A., Indiana University; M.F.A., Louisiana State University. (2001)

Burket, Scott L., assistant professor, physical education; B.S., M.S., Slippery Rock University; Ed.D., University of Arkansas. (2004)

Calvert, Wesley C., assistant professor, mathematics; B.A., Augustana College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame. (2005)

Campoy, Renee W., professor, education. B.S., University of Missouri-St. Louis; M.A., Webster University; Ed.D, University of Missouri-St. Louis. (1996)

Canerdy, Terry D., head, Department of Animal Health Technology and Pre-Veterinary Medicine; associate professor, agriculture. B.S., University of Tennessee-Martin; D.V.M., University of Tennessee-Knoxville. (1984)

Canning, David R., associate professor, biology. B.S., University of Manchester; Ph.D., University of Oxford. (1996)

Carpenter, Floyd W., professor, accounting. B.S., M.B.A., Murray State University; Ph.D., University of Mississippi; C.P.A. (1987)

Carpenter, Stephanie A., associate professor, history. B.S., University of Vermont; M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University.  (1998)

Carstens, Kenneth C., professor, anthropology. B.S., Central Michigan; A.M., Ph.D., Washington University-St. Louis. (1978)

Cetin, Haluk, associate professor, geosciences. B.S., M.A., Hacettepe University; Ph.D., Purdue University. (1995)

Chakradhar, Kala, assistant professor, social work; B.Sc., M.S.W., University of Madras;   M.Phil., National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences; Ph.D., Tata Institute of Social Sciences. (2004)

Chamberlain, Don, chair, Department of Accounting, professor, accounting. B.S., West Virginia Institute of Technology; M.B.A., Murray State University; D.B.A., University of Kentucky; C.G.F.M. (1986)

Chaney, Joseph G., senior lecturer in legal studies. B.S., Murray State University; J.D., University of Arizona. (1986)

Claiborne, Daniel M., chair, Department of Industrial and Engineering Technology; associate professor, industrial technology. B.S., M.S., Murray State University; Ph.D., University of Missouri. (1985)

Clardy, Brian, associate professor, history. B.A., University of Tennessee-Martin; M.A., Murray State University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. (2006)

Claywell, Gina, professor, English. B.A., Western Kentucky University ; M.A., University of Tennessee; Ph.D., University of Tennessee. (1997)

Clinger, James C., assistant professor, political science. B.A., M.A., University of Kansas; Ph.D., Washington University. (2002)

Cobb, Barbara, assistant professor, English. B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University. (2002)

Cobb, Stephen H., chair and graduate coordinator, Department of Engineering and Physics; professor, physics and engineering. B.S., M.S., Murray State University; M.S., Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology. (1988)

Cornell, William D. Jr., head, serology department, Breathitt Veterinary Center; professor emeritus, microbiology. B.S., David Lipscomb College; M.S., University of Tennessee. (1978)

Cox, Edward, associate professor, philosophy. B.A., University of Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma. (2003)

Cox, J. Ricky, assistant professor, chemistry. B.S., University of Tennessee-Martin; M.S., Murray State University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee-Knoxville. (2000)

Cox, Stephen A., chair, Department of Organizational Communication; associate professor, organizational communication. B.A. and M.A., Western Kentucky University; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia. (1997)

Crofton, John B., professor, physics and engineering. B.S., B.E.E., M.S., Ph.D., Auburn University. (1994)

Culpepper, Jetta C., associate professor, library science; B.S., M.A.Ed., Murray State University; M.L.S., Ed.S., George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University. (1969)

Daughaday, Lillian L., associate professor, sociology. B.A., M.A., Western Kentucky University; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati. (1981)

Davis, James D., head, Department of Animal and Equine Science; professor, agriculture. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Mississippi State University. (1984)

Dawkins, Laura, graduate coordinator, associate professor, English. B.A. University of Louisville; M.A. University of Kentucky; Ph.D. Indiana University. (1998)

DeBella, Joe, assistant professor, physical education. B.S., Northeastern University; VT MED, Norwich University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University. (2002)

Derting, Terry L., professor, biology. B.A., Mount Holyoke College; M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Ph.D., Indiana University. (1993)

Dillon, John F., professor, journalism and mass communications. B.A., City University of New York; M.A., University of Missouri-Columbia; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University. (1984)

Djassemi, Manocher, associate professor, industrial technology. B.S., University of Science and Technology, Teheran; M.S., Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. (1997)

Donnelly, Robert G., associate professor, mathematics. B.S., Liberty University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina. (1997)

Dougherty, Richard J., chair, Department of Art, professor, art. B.F.A., M.F.A., Maryland Institute, College of Art.  (1992)

Dressler, John C., professor, music. B.M.E., Baldwin-Wallace College; M.M., D.M., Indiana University.  (1987)

Driskill, C. Dwayne, head, Department of Agricultural Sciences; professor, agriculture. B.S., M.S., Murray State University; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University. (1984)

Duncan, Renae D., chair, Department of Psychology; professor, psychology. B.A., University of Maryland; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University. (1993)

Dunham, Mardis D., associate professor, school psychology. B.A., M.S., S.S.P., Northeast Louisiana University; Ph.D., University of Missouri.  (1997)

Duobinis-Gray, Leon F., associate professor, biology. B.S., M.S., East Tennessee State University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University.  (1988)

Durr, David, Bauernfeind Endowed Chair in Investment Management; professor, finance. B.B.A., University of Texas-Austin; M.B.A., Stephen F. Austin University; Ph.D., University of North Texas. (2003)

Eaton, David H., associate professor, economics. B.A., University of Maryland; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan. (1996)

Ebert, Reika, assistant professor, German. B.A., M.A., Philipps Universitat, Marburg, Germany; Ph.D., University of Washington. (2000)

Edington, Susan, assistant professor, education. B.A., Kentucky State University; M.A.Ed., State University of New York -Plattsburgh; Ed.D., University of Kentucky. (2002)

Edminster, Warren, associate professor, English. B.A., Ph.D., Baylor University; M.A., Clemson University.  (2000)

Ewald, Laura A., assistant professor, library; B.A., University of Washington-Seattle, B.A., Central Washington-Ellensburg, M.L.S., Indiana University-Bloomington. (1998)

Fairbanks, Kenneth B., professor, mathematics. B.S., Roberts Wesleyan College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia. (1979)

Fannin, Harry B., professor, chemistry. B.S., Murray State University; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati.  (1988)

Farrell, Kathleen, assistant professor, nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N., State University of New York-Stonybrook; D.N.Sc., University of Tennessee Health Science Center.  (1997)

Fender, David X., associate professor, occupational safety and health. B.S., Central Missouri State University; M.S., University of Southern California; Ed.D., Vanderbilt University. (1995)

Ferguson, David L., associate professor, agriculture. B.S., M.S., Ohio State University; Ph.D., Kansas State University. (1996)

Ferreira, Bertus R., associate professor, criminal justice; B.A., University of South Africa; B.A., Wichita State University; M.S., M.S., Central Missouri State University; M.Phil., St. John’s College, University of Cambridge, England; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University. (2005)

Fister, Renee, graduate coordinator, associate professor, mathematics. B.A., Transylvania University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee. (1996)

Flynn, Richard F., assistant professor, school administration. B.S., Indiana State Teachers College; M.S., University of Notre Dame; Ed.D., Ball State University. (1996)

Frame, Jeffrey C., director, Dietetics Internship Program, associate professor, dietetics. B.S., Purdue University; M.S., Kansas State University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina. (1999)

France, Nancey E.M., graduate coordinator, professor, nursing. B.S.N., Murray State University; M.S.N., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., University of Colorado. (1982)

Fuhrmann, Joseph T., professor emeritus, history. B.A., Emory University; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University. (1978)

Fuller, Claire A., associate professor, biology. B.A., University of California, San Diego; M.S., Oregon State; Ph.D., Oregon State. (1997)

Gannon, B. Anthony, graduate coordinator, assistant professor, history. B.S., M.S., Marquette University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.
(1997)

Garfield, Gene J., professor emeritus, political science. B.S., M.S., Utah State University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University. (1970)

Garth, Katy E., lecturer. B.S.N., Murray State University; M.S.N., Vanderbilt University. (1993)

Gayman, Cynthia, assistant professor, philosophy. B.A., Seattle University; M.A., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University. (2003)

Gesler, David M., assistant professor, organizational communication. B.A., University of California-Davis; M.A., Murray State University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee. (2003)

Gibson, David R., associate professor, mathematics. B.A., M.S., M.A., Ed.D., University of Kentucky. (1995)

Gill, Sharon, associate professor, education. B.A., University of Louisville; B.A., M.A.Ed., Northern Kentucky University; Ed.D., University of Cincinnati. (1994)

Graham, Lissa L., assistant professor, theatre; B.A., Christopher Newport University; M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University. (1996)

Greer, Marlin E., associate professor, engineering technology. B.S.E.E., M.S.E.E., University of Illinois. (1979)

Griffin, John B., professor emeritus, library science; B.A., M.A., University of Cincinnati; M.A.L.S., University of Kentucky. (1977)

Grimes, J. Milton, professor emeritus, German. B.A., University of Hawaii; M.A., Murray State University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University. (1972)

Guin, Larry D., professor, finance. B.S., M.B.A., D.B.A., Mississippi State University; C.F.A. (1978)

Gupta, Ramesh C., head veterinary toxicologist, Breathitt Veterinary Center; professor, veterinary pathology. D.V.M., G.B., Pant University of Agriculture
and Technology; Ph.D., Punjab Agricultural University. (1987)

Gutwirth, Sarah, associate professor. B.A., Reed College; B.F.A., Museum Art School, Portland, Oregon; M.F.A., Pratt Institute. (1998)

Hall, Arlene M., associate professor, special education. B.S., Ball State University; M.Ed., University of South Carolina, Ph.D., Purdue University. (1997)

Hammons, Jo-Ann, professor, communication disorders. B.S., Jackson State University; M.S., Atlanta University; Ph.D., Smith College. (1989)

Hand-Bryant, Nicole, associate professor. B.S., Nazareth College; B.F.A., University of South Dakota; M.F.A., University of Miami. (1999)

Haney, Roger D., graduate coordinator, professor emeritus, journalism and mass communications. B.A., Kansas Wesleyan University; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University. (1977)

Hansen, Jacqueline, assistant professor, education. B.A., Doane College; M.A.Ed.(2), University of Nebraska-Kearney; Ed.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln. (2000)

Harader, Dana, assistant professor, special education. B.A., University of Texas; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of North Texas. (2001)

Harris, Lori, assistant professor, psychology. B.S., M.S., Western Illinois University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois-Carbondale. (2002)

Harrison, Dannie E., Hutchens Distinguished Professor, economics. B.S.B., M.B.A., Murray State University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University. (1969)

Hartman, Karen, associate professor, nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N., Indiana University; Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin. (2001)

Hassan, Seid Y., professor, economics. B.A., American University of Cairo; M.A., Texas Tech University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University. (1992)

Hereford, James M., assistant professor, physics and engineering. B.S., Stanford University; M.S.E.E., Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology. (2001)

Herr, Stephen, assistant professor, education. B.A., Antioch College; M.A., Ed.D., Columbia University. (2005)

Higginson, Bonnie, professor, education. B.S., M.S., S.C.T., Murray State University; Ph.D., University of Georgia. (1979)

Hobbs, Marcia B., chair, Department of Nursing; professor, nursing. B.S.N., DePauw University; M.S., University of Hawaii; D.S.N., University of Alabama.  (1992)

Holcomb, Elizabeth C., associate professor, nursing. B.S.N., St. Louis University; M.S., University of Colorado; Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University. (1981)

Holcomb, Thomas F., chair, Department of Educational Studies, Leadership and Counseling, guidance and counseling programs coordinator; professor, guidance and counseling. B.A., St. Martin’s College; M.Ed., Ohio University; Ed.D., University of Tennessee. (1971)

Holliday, Dwight, associate professor, education. B.S., Louisiana State University; M.E., Southeastern Louisiana University; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi. (2003)

Holmes, Terence, associate professor, telecommunications systems management-marketing. B.S., University of Louisville; M.B.A., University of Kentucky; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati. (2000)

Homsey, Lara K., assistant professor, geosciences. B.A., Shippensburg University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh. (2004)

Hooks, Janice, assistant dean, College of Education, professor emeritus, education. B.S., M.A.Ed., Murray State University; Ed.D., Indiana University. (1965)

Horwood, Stephen E., professor, graphic communications technology. B.S., Sam Houston State University; M.S., South Dakota State University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. (1976)

Hovis, George, creative writing director; assistant professor, English. B.S., North Carolina State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina. (2001)

Howe, Mica K., associate professor, Spanish. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln. (1995)

Hulick, Charles, professor emeritus, education. B.A., M.A.Ed., University of Illinois; Ph.D., University of Texas. (1976)

Islam, Chhanda, associate professor, education. B.S., M.S., University of Southern Mississippi; Ed.D., Jacksonville State University. (1999)

Ivansic, Dubravko, associate professor, mathematics; B.S., University of Zagreb; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma. (2002)

Jacobs, Martin J., professor, education. B.S., Eastern Michigan University; M.A., Oakland University; Ed.D., Florida International University. (1994)

Jesswein, Kurt R., assistant professor, finance. B.B.A., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, M.I.B., Ph.D., University of South Carolina. (1999)

Jha, Priya, assistant professor, English. B.S., Drexel University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado. (2002)

Johnson, Michael E.,  professor, art. B.S., Eastern Illinois University; M.F.A., Northern Illinois University. (1973)

Johnson, Paul A., assistant professor, mathematics; B.S., Western Illinois University; M.A., Eastern Illinois University; Ph.D., University of Iowa. (2003)

Johnston, Timothy C., professor, biology. B.A., Harding College; M.S. Murray State University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University. (1986)

Jones, Gary D., professor emeritus, mathematics. B.A., M.A., Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., University of Missouri. (1969)

Jones, Steven H., chair, Department of Social Work, Criminal Justice and Gerontology; professor, gerontology. B.A., Arkansas Agricultural and Mechanical College, M.A., Ph.D., Washington University-St. Louis. (1977)

Jordan, F. Michael, assistant professor, industrial and engineering technology; B.A., University of Mobile; M.A., Clemson University; A.I.A. (2000)

Jordan, Sandra, associate provost; professor, art history; B.A., University of Alabama; M.A., University of Georgia; Ph.D., University of Georgia. (2000)

Kearney, Barbara, assistant professor, nursing. B.S.N., Indiana State University; M.S.N., Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin. (1999)

Keller, Randal J., associate professor, occupational safety and health. B.A., Eisenhower College; M.S., Ph.D., Utah State University. (1996)

Kellie, Andrew C., professor, engineering technology. B.S., M.S., University of Maine.  (1982)

Kemp, Michael C., associate professor, engineering technology. B.S., Tennessee Technology University; M.S., Utah State University; Ph.D., Tennessee Technology University. (1995)

Kind, Thomas C., chair and graduate coordinator, Department of Geosciences; professor, geosciences. B.A., Valparaiso University; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana State University. (1976)

King, Kate, director of criminal justice program, professor. B.S., San Diego State University; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York-Albany. (2003)

Kipphut, George W., professor, biology and geosciences. B.S., Providence College; M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University. (1991)

Kobraei, Hamid R., professor, physics and engineering. B.S., The National University; M.S., The American University; Ph.D., West Virginia University. (1985)

Koenecke, William H., assistant professor, education. B.S., Murray State University; M.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale; M.S., Illinois State University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. (2001)

Koren, Johan H., associate professor, education. B.A., University of Stirling; A.M.L.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. (2003)

Kraemer, David G., chair, Department of Occupational Safety and Health; assistant professor, occupational safety and health. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University. (1986)

Lacewell, Stephen K., associate professor, finance. B.S., University of Tennessee-Martin; M.B.A., Murray State University; M.S.B.A., Ph.D., Mississippi State University.  (1999)

Landini, Ann L., associate professor, journalism and mass communications. B.A., Kentucky Wesleyan College; M.S., Murray State University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee. (1985)

Lanier, Michael T., senior lecturer, management. B.S., M.B.A., Murray State University; D.B.A., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. (1991)    

Latto, Lowell D., professor emeritus, guidance and counseling. B.S., M.A., Ohio State University; Ed.D., Ball State University. (1976)

Lewis, Scott J., associate professor, mathematics. B.S., Brown University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Rhode Island. (1999)

Leys, Dale D., professor, art. B.F.A., Layton School of Art and Design; M.A., M.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison. (1977)

Liljequist, Laura K., associate professor, psychology. B.A., Depauw University; M.A., Ph.D., University of South Florida. (1999)

Lochte, Robert H., professor, journalism and mass communications. A.B., Bowdoin College; M.A., Columbia College; Ph.D., University of Tennessee. (1987)

Locke, Scott, associate professor, music. B.M., Ball State University; M.M., University of Southern California; D.A., Ball State University. (1995)

Loganathan, Bommanna, associate professor, chemistry. B.S., University of Madras, India; M.S., Annamalai University, India; Ph.D., Ehime University, Japan. (2000)

Lough, Tom, assistant professor, education. B.S., United States Military Academy; M.S., Ohio State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Virginia. (1997)

Lucko, Paul M., associate professor, criminal justice. B.A., M.A., Texas A & M; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin. (2000)

Lyle, William F. III, assistant professor, computer science. B.S., Davidson College; M.S., Ph.D., Clemson University. (1981)

Lyons, Robert, associate professor, school administration. B.S., M.S., Murray State University; Ed.D., University of Memphis. (2000)

Malinauskas, Mark J., professor, theatre. B.A., King’s College; M.A., New Mexico Highlands University; Ph.D., University of Oregon. (1978)

Mangold, Glynn, professor, marketing . B.S., Murray State University; D.B.A., University of Memphis. (1994)

Martin, David, associate professor, management. B.G.S., University of Nebraska-Omaha; Ph.D., University of Memphis.  (2000)

Martin, Robert A., professor, biology. B.A., Hofstra University; M.S., Tulane University; Ph.D. University of Florida. (1993)

Mason, Eileen, assistant professor, occupational safety and health. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University. (2001)

Masthay, Mark B., associate professor, chemistry. B.A., University of California-San Diego; M.S., University of California-Riverside; Ph.D., Carnegie-Mellon University. (1996)

Mathis, Gilbert L., professor emeritus, economics. B.S., M.S., University of Kentucky; Ph.D., Ohio State University. (1966)

McCarthy, C. Maeve, associate professor, mathematics. B.Sc., M.Sc., National University of Ireland; M.A., Ph.D., Rice University. (1998)

McCoy, James P., professor, economics. A.B., Xavier University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. (1985)

McCreary, Terry W., professor, chemistry. B.S., St. Francis College; M.S., University of Georgia; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. (1988)

McGaughey III, Robert H., professor emeritus, mass communications. B.A., M.A., Murray State University; Ph.D., Ohio University. (1969)

McLaren, John D., assistant professor, engineering technology. B.S., M.S., Murray State University. (1978)

McNeary, Paul R., professor emeritus, career and technical education. B.A., M.S., Northern State College, South Dakota; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University. (1978)

McNeely, Bonnie L., associate professor, management. B.S., M.S., University of Kentucky; M.B.A., Murray State University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina. (1987)

Mecklin, Christopher J., associate professor, mathematics.  B.S., University of Wyoming; M.S., Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado. (2000)

Miles, Sandra, professor, management. B.S., University of Wisconsin-Green Bay; M.B.A., D.B.A., Southern Illinois University. (1991)

Milkman, Martin I., professor, economics. B.A., Brandeis University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Oregon. (1988)

Miller, Creighton J., professor, communication disorders. B.A., Indiana university; M.A., University of Washington; Ph.D., Purdue University. (1978)

Miller, Fred L., professor, marketing. B.A., Centenary College; M. Div., Illiff School of Theology; M.B.A., Murray State University; M.A., Ph.D., Temple University. (1980)

Miller, Thomas I., professor, accounting. B.S., M.B.A., Murray State University; Ph.D., University of Arkansas; C.P.A. (1967)

Molina, Pablo, assistant professor, chemistry. A.A, Universite de Geneve, Switzerland; B.S., Universidad del Salvador, Argentina; M.S.Ed., M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa. (2003)

Morgan, Janice M., chair, Department of Modern Languages; professor, French. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University. (1986)

Morgan, Joseph A., graduate coordinator; associate professor, agriculture. B.S., M.S., Murray State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University. (1997)

Morgan, Michael E., English education director; associate professor, English. B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Old Dominion University; Ed.D., University of Massachusetts. (1991)

Muller, Stephanie, assistant professor, psychology. B.A., Marion College; M.S., Eastern Washington University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University. (2002)

Mulligan, William H., Jr., professor, history. B.A., Assumption College; M.A., Ph.D., Clark University. (1993)

Murphy, Janis E., associate professor, education. B.S., District of Columbia Teachers College; M.A., George Washington University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota. (1991)

Murphy, Peter F., chair, Department of English and Philosophy; professor, English. B.A., State University of New York at Potsdam; M.A., University of Toronto; Ph.D., State University of New York-Buffalo. (1998)

Muscio, Jr., Oliver J., professor, chemistry. B.S., University of California-Berkeley; Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles. (1976)

Muuka, Gerry N., interim chair, Department of Management, Marketing and Business Administration; professor, management. B.B.A., Copperbelt University; M.B.A., Murray State University; Ph.D., University of Edinburgh.  (1994)

Nakamura, Suguru, assistant professor, biology. M.D., Jiangxi Medical University, China; Ph.D., Tokyo Medical and Dental University. (2004)

Naugle, Burl I., associate professor, geosciences. B.S., M.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky. (1981)

Navan, Joy, associate professor, education. B.A., University of California; M.A., Middlebury College; Ph.D., University of Ottawa. (1998)

Neelon, Ann, professor, English. B.A., Holy Cross College; M.F.A., University of Massachusetts. (1992)

Ngezem, Eugene, assistant professor, English. B.A., M.A., D.E.A., Ph.D., University of Yaounde. (2003)

Nichols, George V., professor, occupational safety and health. B.S., University of Arkansas-Monticello; M.Ed., Ed.D., Texas A&M University. (1969)

Nichols, Patsy A., professor, business administration, office systems, and business education. B.S., Texas A & M University; M.A.Ed., S.C.T., Murray State University; Ed.D., University of Arkansas. (1978)

Niffenegger, Phillip B., professor, marketing. B.B.A., M.B.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of South Carolina. (1975)

Nygaard, Nancy L., associate professor, nursing. B.S.N., Murray State University; M.S.N., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin. (1984)

Osborne, Jeffrey, assistant professor, English; B.A., M.A., Radford University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky. (2004)

Owen, David A., professor, chemistry. B.S., University of Illinois; Ph.D., University of California-Riverside. (1978)

Owens, Debbie A., associate professor, journalism and mass communications. B.A., University of New York-Brooklyn College; M.S., University of Illinois; Ph.D., University of Florida. (2002)

Palmer, William J., assistant professor, engineering technology. B.A., Elmhurst College; M.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. (1990)

Pallone, Arthur K., assistant professor, physics and engineering. B.S., University of Michigan; M.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Colorado School of Mines. (2003)

Parr, Brian A., assistant professor, career and technical education and agriculture education; B.S., M.S., University of Tennessee; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University. (2004)

Payne, Pearl A., associate professor, communications disorders. B.S., M.S., Murray State University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee-Knoxville. (2003)

Payne, William F., professor, agriculture. B.S., University of Illinois; M.S., Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., Oregon State University. (1976)

Pearson, Kelly J., associate professor, mathematics. B.S., California State University-Bakersfield; M.S., Utah State University; Ph.D., University of Oregon. (2000)

Perlow, Michael B., professor, nursing. B.S., Purdue University; B.S.N., Eastern Kentucky University; M.S.N., University of Evansville; D.N.S., Indiana University. (1984)

Pervine, Robert H., assistant dean, College of Science, Engineering and Technology; associate professor, mathematics. B.S., Purdue University; M.S. Western Kentucky University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky.  (1985)

Pilgrim, Robert A., assistant professor, computer science. B.A., Murray State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Alabama-Huntsville. (1990)

Pittman, Louis L., head veterinary pathologist, Breathitt Veterinary Center; lecturer, veterinary sciences. B.S., Auburn University; D.V.M., Auburn University. (1994)

Pittman-Munke, Margaret T., associate professor, social work. B.A., Hollins College; M.L.S., University of Texas-Austin; M.Ed., M.S.W., Our Lady of the Lake University; Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin. (2002)

Porter, John E., assistant professor, mathematics. B.S., Jacksonville State University; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Ph.D., Auburn University. (2001)

Posey, Thomas B., professor emeritus, psychology. B.S., Murray State University; Ph.D., Texas Tech University. (1969)

Purcell, J. Kenneth, professor emeritus, health and physical education. B.S., M.S.T., Georgia Southern College, Ph.D., Florida State University. (1974)

Raj, Victor S., chair, Department of Computer Science and Information Systems; associate professor, computer information systems. B.Sc., M.Sc., Osmania University-India; M.S., Ph.D., University of Kentucky. (1990)

Ratliff, Judy, chair, Department of Chemistry; associate professor, chemistry. B.A., Berea College; M.A.Ed., Eastern Kentucky University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky. (1993)

Rea, Stephanie, associate professor, music. B.M., East Tennessee State University; M.M., D.M., Florida State University. (2002)

Rice, Pamela, associate professor, wellness and therapeutic sciences. B.S.E., University of Arkansas; M.A., University of Alabama-Birmingham; Ed.D., University of Arkansas. (1982)

Richerson, Ginny, chair, Department of Adolescent, Career and Special Education, professor, business education. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. (1985)

Ripley, Frederick, assistant professor, music . B.M., University of Minnesota; M.M., University of Akron; D.M.A., University of Iowa. (1999)

Ritter, Alysia D., professor, psychology. B.A., University of New Orleans; M.A, Ph.D., University of Houston. (1989)

Roach, David W., associate professor, mathematics. B.S., Dallas Baptist University; M.S., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University. (2000)

Robertson, Jo, chair, Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education, associate professor, special education, B.S., University of Wyoming; M.S. Southwest Missouri State University; Ph.D., University of Missouri. (1998)

Robinson, Franklin E., professor emeritus, philosophy. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University. (1970)

Rogers, James W., assistant professor, physics and engineering. B.S.M.E., University of Evansville; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois. (2002)

Rogers, Kelly B., associate professor, outdoor recreation. B.S., M.S., Western Kentucky University; Ph.D., University of Idaho. (1998)

Rose, Jack D., professor, school administration. B.S., M.A.T., Murray State University; Ed.D., Indiana University. (1998)

Rose, Winfield H., professor, political science. B.A., Carson-Newman College; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University. (1979)

Royalty, Joel L., professor, psychology. B.A., M.A., University of Missouri-Columbia; M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri-St. Louis. (1985)

Rudolph, Holly R., associate professor, accounting. B.S., M.B.A., Murray State University; D.B.A., Southern Illinois University; C.P.A. (1981)

Rudolph, James A., professor emeritus, agriculture. B.S., M.A.Ed., Murray State University; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University. (1973)

Runnels, Brian D., professor, music . B.M.E., Houston Baptist University; M.M., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; D.M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City. (1995)

Saar, Dayle E., assistant professor, biology; B.S., Benedictine University; M.B.A., North Texas State University; M.S., Ph.D., Northern Illinois University. (2004)

Saint Paul, Therese, assistant professor, French. B.A., M.A., Universite de Liege, Belgium; Ph.D., University of Edinburgh, Scotland. (2000)

Sasso, Paul, professor, art. B.F.A., University of Windsor; M.F.A., University of Tennessee. (1981)

Scafella, Jeanne S., professor, journalism and mass communications. B.S., M.S., Ed.D., and J.D., West Virginia University. (1997)

Schatz, Jennifer, lecturer, library; B.A., M.L.S., Indiana University. (2002)

Schell, William Jr., professor, history. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. (1991)

Schneiderman, Steven S., associate professor, engineering technology. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale; P.E. (1989)

Schoenfeldt, Roger C., professor emeritus, marketing. B.B.A., Washburn University; M.B.A., Murray State University; Ph.D., University of Arkansas. (1968)

Schrock, Peggy E., associate professor, art. B.A., M.S., University of Missouri-Columbia; M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City; Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. (1990)

Scott, Richard J., associate professor, music. B.M., University of the Pacific; M.M., University of Washington; D.M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison. (1983)

Seay, Robert A., professor, accounting. B.S., M.B.A., Murray State University; D.B.A., Mississippi State University; C.P.A. (1985)

Serre, Camille, professor, art . B.F.A, University of Michigan; M.A., Eastern Michigan University; Ph.D., Purdue University. (1985)

Shatzer, Joyce R., assistant professor, education. B.S., Valparaiso University; M.S., Old Dominion University; Ed.D., University of Virginia. (2003)

Sheets, Brenda K., assistant professor, business administration; B.A., M.A., M.S., Murray State University, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University. (1998)

Shideler, David W., director, Bureau of Business and Economic Research, assistant professor, economics; B.S., Clemson University; M.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University. (2005)

Siebold, Bert A., professor, industrial education. B.S., SUNY- Oswego; M.S., Western Kentucky University; Ph.D., Ohio State University. (1982)

Siefker, Andrew J., assistant professor, mathematics. B.E.E., M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Arizona State University. (1998)

Singh, Meenu, associate professor, computer information systems. B.E., Ragoon Institute of Technology; M.S., Western Illinois University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky. (2003)

Singh, Shri N., head, veternarian microbiology department, Breathitt Veterinary Center; professor, microbiology. D.V.M., U.P. Agricultural University; Ph.D., U.P. Agricultural University. (1989)   

Smetana, Zbynek, associate professor. M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University. (1998)

Southerland, Mittie D., professor emeritus, criminal justice. B.S., M.S., Eastern Kentucky University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky. (1994)

Sroda, Mary Sue, associate professor, English. B.A. Nazareth College; M.A., Ph.D., University of South Carolina. (1998)

Stambaugh, Clyde T., professor, accounting. B.A., Eastern Kentucky University; M.S., University of Kentucky; D.B.A., University of Kentucky; C.P.A. (1986)

Steffa, John, associate professor, music. B.A., M.M., University of Northern Iowa; D.M.A., University of Texas-Austin. (1988)

Stone, Staci, assistant dean, College of Humanities and Fine Arts; associate professor, English. B.A., University of Alabama; M.A., Ph.D., University of South Carolina. (2000)

Strieter, Terry W., professor, history. B.A., M.A., California State University-Long Beach; Ph.D., University of California-Santa Barbara. (1977)

Stuart, James G., professor, biology. B.S., Cameron State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma. (1977)

Sullivan, Regina, assistant professor, history; B.A., Ouachita Baptist University; M.A.R., Yale University; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. (2005)

Sutrick, Kenneth H., associate professor, computer information systems. B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley. (1984)

Tate, Debbra, instructor, library; B.A., Berea College; M.S.L.S., University of Kentucky. (1994)

Thiede, Theodore D., associate professor, physics and engineering. B.S., U.S. Naval Academy; M.S.E., Purdue University; Ph.D., Iowa State University. (1996)

Thome, Edward L., associate professor, mathematics. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Kansas State University. (1991)

Tillson, Lou D., professor, organizational communication. B.S., Glenville State College; M.A., West Virginia University; Ph.D., Ohio University. (1992)

Timmons, Tom J., chair, professor, biology. B.S., Iowa State University; M.S., Tennessee Technological University; Ph.D., Auburn University. (1982)

Todd, Timothy S., interim dean, College of Business and Public Affairs; associate professor, organizational communication. B.A. and M.A., Western Kentucky University; Ed.D., North Carolina State University. (1995)

Tomlinson, J. Don, associate professor, career and technical education. B.S. Ed., M.A.T., Athens College; Ed.D., University of Alabama. (2002)

Trites, Latricia, associate professor, English (TESOL). B.A., M.A., Texas Tech University; Ph.D., Northern Arizona University. (2000)

Umar, Farouk F., chair, Department of Government, Law and International Affairs; professor, political science. B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University. (1970)

Umstead, Eric, assistant professor, special education. B.S., Murray State University; M.Ed., Tennessee State University; M.Ed., Vanderbilt University; Ed.D., Tennessee State University. (2000)

Ustinova, Irina, assistant professor, English. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., St. Petersburg University, Russia; M.Phil., Ph.D., Syracuse University. (2002)

Vance, Candace, lecturer, library science; B.F.A., Murray State University; M.S., University of Tennessee-Knoxville. (2003)

Volp, Robert F., associate professor, chemistry. B.S., University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison. (1983)

Waag, C. Michael, professor, Spanish. B.A., University of Arizona; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois. (1986)

Waddill, Paula J., professor, psychology. B.S., Oklahoma State University; M.S., University of Tennessee; Ph.D., Purdue University. (1994)

Wagner, Tom L., professor emeritus, guidance and counseling. B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University. (1976)

Wall, Celia J., associate professor, journalism and mass communications. B.A., M.A., Murray State University; M.S., University of Illinois; Ph.D., University of Kentucky. (1980)

Wall, Russell, dean, College of Education; assistant professor, education. B.A., M.S., Ed.D., University of Kentucky. (1996)

Walters, Alice N., chair, Department of History; associate professor, history; B.S., University of Washington-Seattle; M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley. (2005)

Wann, Daniel L., professor, psychology. B.S., Baker University, M.S., Emporia State University, Ph.D., University of Kansas. (1991)

Wattier, Mark J., professor, political science. B.A., Baylor University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee. (1980)

Weatherly, James G., associate professor, engineering technology. B.S.E.E., M.S.E.E., University of Tennessee. (1975)

Weber, Neil V., dean, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, professor, geosciences. B.A., Concordia Teachers College; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana State University. (1980)


Weis, Roger M., professor, campus director, American Humanics Center for Leadership in Community Service. B.A., M.A., Marshall University; Ed.D., University of Kentucky. (1989)

Wesler, Kit W., professor, anthropology. B.A., Washington University-St. Louis; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. (1981)

Whitaker, Harry K., head, virology department, Breathitt Veterinary Center; associate professor, veterinary virology. B.S., Florence State University; Ph.D., Auburn University.  (1978)   

Whitaker, William J., associate professor, engineering technology. B.S., Lawrence Institute of Technology; M.S.C.E., Wayne State University; P.E. (1975)

White, David S., director, Hancock Biological Station, professor, biology. A.B., M.A., DePauw University; Ph.D., University of Louisville.  (1988)

White, H. Allen, interim chair, Department of Journalism and Mass Communications; professor, journalism and mass communications. B.A., M.S., Murray State University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee. (1991)

White, Stephen B., associate professor, biology. B.S., West Virginia University; M.S., Colorado State University; Ph.D., Ohio State University. (1981)

Whiteman, Howard H., associate professor, biology. B.S., Allegheny College; Ph.D., Purdue University. (1996)

Wiggins, Matthew S., professor, wellness and therapeutic sciences. B.S., M.S., University of North Texas; Ed.D., University of Northern Colorado.  (1995)

Williams, Patrick N., assistant professor, agriculture. B.S., California Polytechnic State University, M.S., Kansas State University, Ph.D., Texas A & M University.  (2001)

Wilson, Brenda C., associate professor, computer science. B.S., Harding University; M.A., University of Texas-Austin; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.  (1995)

Wolf, Kenneth H., professor emeritus, history. A.B., St. Ambrose College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame. (1969)

Wortham, Tracey M., associate professor of occupational safety and health; B.S., M.S., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Texas Tech University. (1995)

Wright, Sterling N., assistant professor, biology. B.S., M.S., Texas Tech University; Ph.D. University of Texas. (1998)

Wurgler, Pamela S., chair, Department of Music; coordinator of music education, associate professor, music. B.M.E., Baylor University; M.M., University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music; Ph.D., Ohio State University. (1994)


Yarali, Abdulrahaman, assistant professor, telecommunications systems management; B.S., University of Florida; M.S., George Washington University; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. (2003)

Yayenie, Omer, assistant professor, mathematics; B.S., M.S., Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia; Ph.D., Temple University. (2003)

Yeatts, Mary Lou, associate professor, school administration. B.S., Averett College; M.S., University of Virginia; Ed.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University.  (2001)

Zaporozhetz, Laurene, dean, University Libraries; professor, library science; B.A., Michigan State University; M.S., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., University of Oregon. (2004)

Zhang, Qiaofeng, assistant professor, geosciences. B.S., Nanjing University; M.S., Chinese Academy of Sciences; Ph.D., University of Western Ontario. (2002)

Zhang, Tan, associate professor, mathematics. B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.S., Utah State University; Ph.D., University of Oregon. (2000)

Zimmerer, Edmund J., professor, biology. B.S., Moravian College; M.S., Ph.D., Rutgers University. (1989)

Zirbel, Jay H., associate professor, industrial education. B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin-Stout; Ph.D., Texas A&M University. (1991)

Zou, Guangming, assistant professor, English. B.A., Bejing Institute of Coal Mining Administration; M.A., Dalian University of Foreign Languages; M.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; D.A., Illinois State University. (1995)