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FACULTY LIST BY DEPARTMENT

**part-time, Member of the Faculty
* part-time

Anthropology/Sociology
rhodes.edu/anthrosoc
Professor Susan M. Kus, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Thomas G. McGowan, Ph.D., Chair
Assistant Professor Jeanne Lopiparo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Evelyn Perry, Ph.D. (Sabbatical Spring 2013)
Assistant Professor Heather Jamerson, Ph.D., Director of HOPE IV project
Assistant Professor Angela Frederick
Mellon Environmental Fellow Kimberly Kasper, Ph.D. cand.
Staff: Christy Waldkirch

Art and Art History
rhodes.edu/art
Professor David P. McCarthy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Victor Coonin, Ph.D., James F. Ruffin Chair of Art History
Associate Professor Erin Harmon, M.F.A, Chair
Assistant Professor Ben Butler, M.F.A
Assistant Professor Francesca Tronchin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Liz Daggett, M.F.A., Director of Center for Outreach in the Development of the Arts (CODA)
Assistant Professor Hamlett Dobbins, M.F.A.*
Assistant Professor Laurel Sucsy, M.F.A.*
Staff: Karen Winterton

Biology
rhodes.edu/biology
Professor Terry W. Hill, Ph.D.
Professor Gary J. Lindquester, Ph.D. , Chair
Professor John S. Olsen, Ph.D., Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Chair Department of Philosophy
Associate Professor Carolyn R. Jaslow, Ph.D. (Sabbatical Fall 2012)
Associate Professor Mary Miller, Ph.D., Robertson Chair of Biological Sciences, Program Director, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Program
Assistant Professor Michael Collins, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Johathan Fitz Gerald, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Rachel Jabaily, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor David Kabelik, Ph.D. (Sabbatical Fall 2012)
Assistant Professsor Laura Luque de Johnson, Ph.D. (Sabbatical Spring 2013)
Assistant Professor Sarah Boyle, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Rosanna Cappellato, Ph.D
Assistant Oliver Sturm, Ph.D
Associate Professor Alan P. Jaslow, Ph.D.**
Visiting Instructor Lynda Miller, M.A.*
Staff: Karen Thomas, Sarah Hasty

Chemistry
rhodes.edu/chemistry
Professor David Y. Jeter, Ph.D.
Professor Darlene Loprete, Ph.D., Chair, Special Assistant to the Dean for Faculty Diversity
Associate Professor Maricio Cafiero, Ph.D, J.H. Daughdrill Professor of Natural Science
Associate Professor Loretta Jackson-Hayes, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Jon Russ, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Roberto de la Salud Bea, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Larryn Peterson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Kimberly Brien, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Dhammie Muesse, Ph.D.
Staff: Jeff Goode, Garrick Florence

Commerce and Business
rhodes.edu/commerceandbusiness
Associate Professor Dee Birnbaum, Ph.D. (Sabbatical Spring 2013)
Associate Professor Pamela H. Church, Ph.D. (Sabbatical Fall 2012)
Associate Professor John M. Planchon, Ph.D., Chair
Assistant Professor Stephanie Moussalli, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Steven Samaras, Ph.D.
Instructor Jade Planchon, M.B.A.
Instructor Ferron Thompson, M.S., C.P.A.
Assistant Professor Milton Lovell, J.D.*, Master of ACC (2-2)
Instructor Chris Nunn, M.S., C.P.A.*
Instructor Richard Fisher, C.P.A, C.F.A.,C.M.A.*
Staff: Linda Gibson

Economics
rhodes.edu/economics
Professor Steven Caudill, Ph.D., McCallum Distinguished Professorship of Economics
Professor John Murray, Ph.D., Joseph R. Hyde Professor of Political Economy
Associate Professor Teresa Beckham-Gramm, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Marshall Gramm, Ph.D., Chair
Associate Professor Nick McKinney, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Sherry Jensen
ACS Environmental Fellow Ermanno Affuso
Staff: Linda Gibson

Education
rhodes.edu/education
Assistant Professor Jeanne Wilson, Ph.D.*
Assistant Professor Kathy Evans, Ph.D.*

English
rhodes.edu/english
Professor Marshall Boswell, Ph.D., Chair, Director of Creative Writing Program
Professor H. Jennifer Brady, Ph.D.
Professor Brian W. Shaffer, Ph.D., Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Associate Professor Mark Behr, M.F.A., Connie Abston Chair in Literature
Associate Professor Gordon Bigelow, Ph.D., T.K. Young Chair of English
Associate Professor Scott Newstok, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Leslie Petty, Ph.D., Charles R. Glover Chair of English Studies, Program Director, Gender and Sexuality Studies 
Associate Professor Lori Garner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Rashna Richards, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Seth Rudy, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Jason Richards, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Caki Wilkinson, M.F.A, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor Ernest Gibson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Rebecca Finlayson, Ph.D., Director of College Writing, Rhodes Summer Writing Institute
Assistant Professor Judith Haas, Ph.D., Program Director, Post Graduate Scholarships
Visiting Assistant Professor Amanda Dykema, Ph.D.
Instructor, Keith Corson, Ph.D.
Instructor, Jessica Maxwell, Ph.D.
Instructor, Anne Reef, Ph.D.
Staff: Lorie Yearwood

Environmental Studies and Sciences
rhodes.edu/ess
Associate Professor Eric Gottlieb, Ph.D. (Department of Mathematics)
Associate Professor Jeffrey Jackson, Ph.D. (Department of History)
Associate Professor Jon Russ, Ph.D. (Department of Chemistry)
Assistant Professor Erin Bodine, Ph.D. (Department of Mathematics and Computer Science)
Assistant Professor Sarah Boyle, Ph.D., Associate Director (Department of Biology)
Assistant Professor Ben Butler, M.F.A. (Department of Art)
Assistant Professor Michael Collins, Ph.D. (Department of Biology)
Assistant Professor Kyle Grady, Ph.D. (Department of Philosophy)
Assistant Professor Li Han, Ph.D. (Department of Modern Language and Literature)
Assistant Professor Kendra Hotz, Ph.D. (Department of History)
Assistant Professor Tait Keller, Director (Department of History)
Assistant Professor Jennifer Dabbs Sciubba (Department of International Studies)
Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow Kimberly Kasper, Ph.D. (Department of Anthropology/Sociology)
Visiting Professor David Shankman *
Staff: Nannette Gills

Greek and Roman Studies
rhodes.edu/grs
Professor Geoff Bakewell, Ph.D., Director, Search Program
Associate Professor Kenneth Morrell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor David H. Sick, Ph.D., Chair
Assistant Professor Susan Satterfield, Ph.D., Irene B. and J. Walter McDonnell Chair in GRS
Assistant Professor Joe Jansen, Ph.D.
Staff: Kathy Foreman

History
rhodes.edu/history
Professor Michael Drompp, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty and VP of Academic Affairs
Professor Timothy Huebner, Ph.D., L. Palmer Brown Chair of Humanities
Professor Jonathan Judaken, Ph.D., Spence L. Wilson Chair in the Humanities
Professor Lynn Zastoupil, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Dee Garceau, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Jeffrey Jackson, Ph.D., J.J. McComb Chair of History
Associate Professor Michael J. LaRosa, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Charles McKinney, Ph.D., Director, African American Studies Program
Associate Professor Gail Murray, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Robert Saxe, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Tait Keller, Ph.D., Director, Environmental Science/Studies Program
Assistant Professor Seok-Won Lee, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Etty Terem, Ph.D., Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
Charles Hughes, Ph.D.
Professor Doug Hatfield, Ph.D.*
Professor Joseph Hawes, Ph.D. *
Assistant Professor Ariel Lopez, Ph.D.*
Staff: Nannette Gills

Interdisciplinary Humanities (Search)
Professor Jim Vest, Ph.D.

International Studies
rhodes.edu/is
Professor Andrew A. Michta, Ph.D. (Sabbatical 2012-13), Mertie Buckman Chair Distinguished Professor of International Studies
Associate Professor Stephen Ceccoli, Ph.D. (Sabbatical 2012-13), P.K. Seidman Distinguished Professorship of Political Economy, Faculty Fellow for International Programs
Assistant Professor Shadrack Nasong′o, Ph.D., Chair, Stanley Buckman Professor of International Studies Assistant Professor Amy Risley, Ph.D. (Sabbatical 2012-13)
Assistant Professor Jennifer Sciubba, Ph.D. (Sabbatical Fall 2012)
Assistant Professor Jae Shin
Assistant Professor Esen Kirdis, Ph.D., J.S. Seidman Junior Faculty Research Fellow
Assistant Professor Nuray Ibryamova, Ph.D.
Instructor Yasir Kazi, M.A. Ph.D. cand. *
Staff: Kimberly Stevenson

Mathematics and Computer Science
rhodes.edu/mathcs
Professor Michael Sheard, Ph.D., Chair
Associate Professor Eric Gottlieb, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Chris Mouron, Ph.D., E.C. Ellett Chair of Mathematics
Associate Professor Chris Seaton, Ph.D. (Sabbatical Fall 2012)
Assistant Professor Erin Bodine, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Jeff Hamrick, Ph.D. (Leave of Absence 2012-13)
Assistant Professor Betsy Williams, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Phillip Kirlin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Rachel Dunwell Ph. D.
Staff: Michelle Hammontree

Modern Languages and Literatures
rhodes.edu/modernlanguages

Chinese
Assistant Professor Li Han, Ph.D. (Sabbatical Fall 2012)
Assistant Professor Chia-rong Wu, Ph.D.

French
Associate Professor Shira Malkin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Katheryn Wright, Ph.D., Chair
Assistant Professor Laura Loth, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Margaret McColley, Ph.D.

German
Associate Professor Michelle Mattson, Ph.D., Special Assistant to the Dean of the Faculty
Assistant Professor Elizabeth Bridges, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Felix Kronenberg, Ph.D., Director of the Language Lab

Russian
Professor Valeria Z. Nollan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Alexandra Kostina, Ph.D.

Spanish
Associate Professor Kathleen Doyle, Ph.D. (Sabbatical 2012-13)
Associate Professor Eric Henager, Ph.D., Program Director, Latin American Studies
Assistant Professor Elizabeth Pettinaroli, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Alberto del Pozo Martinez, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Clara Pascual-Argente, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Rachel Bauer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Catherine Sundt
Instructor Nora Jabbour, M.A.
Instructor Valeria Roy, M.A. *

Staff: Kathy Foreman

Music
rhodes.edu/music
Professor William Skoog, Ph.D. , Chair, Elizabeth Daughdrill Chair in Fine Arts
Associate Professor Thomas E. Bryant, D.M. (Sabbatical Fall 2012)
Associate Professor Courtenay Harter, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Carole Blankenship, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Joe Montelione, D. M. A.
Assistant Professor Vanessa Rogers, Ph.D. (Sabbatical Spring 2013)
Assistant Professor John Bass, D.M.A*, Curb Director
Assistant Professor Mona Kreitner, Ph.D.*
Instructor Debbie Smith, M.A*
Instructor James Cornfoot, M.M.*
Instructor Andrew Drannon, M.M.*
Staff: Amy Wilson

Philosophy
rhodes.edu/philosophy
Associate Professor Patrick Shade, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Kyle Grady, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Leigh Johnson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Mark Newman, Ph.D.
Staff: Karen Winterton

Physics
rhodes.edu/physics
Associate Professor Shubho Banerjee, Ph.D., Van Vleet Faculty Fellow in Physics
Associate Professor Brent Hoffmeister, Ph.D. , Chair
Associate Professor Ann Viano, Ph.D., J. Lester Crain Professorship in Physics, Faculty Fellow for Undergraduate Research
Assistant Professor David Rupke, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Ben Holder, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Ron Pepino, Ph.D.
Instructor Donna Thomas Budnyas, M.S. *
Assistant Professor Bently Burham, Ph.D.*
Staff: Eva Owens

Political Science
rhodes.edu/politicalscience
Professor Michael C. Nelson, Ph.D., Fulmer Chair for US Presidential Studies
Professor Marcus D. Pohlmann, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Daniel Cullen, Ph.D., Director, Woodrow Wilson Visiting Scholar Program
Associate Professor Amy Jasperson, Chair
Associate Professor Stephen Wirls, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Christopher Baldwin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Maya Evans
Faculty Fellow Aaron Herold, Ph.D.
Faculty Fellow Laura Field, Ph.D. cand.
Instructor Anna Smith, J.D.*
Staff: Jackie Baker

Psychology
rhodes.edu/psychology
Professor Marsha D. Walton, Ph.D
Associate Professor Bette J. Ackerman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Anita Davis, Ph.D., Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Associate Professor Natalie Person, Ph.D., Chair
Associate Professor Robert J. Strandburg, Ph.D., Program Director, Neuroscience
Associate Professor Elizabeth Thomas, Ph.D., Plough Professor of Urban Field Studies
Associate Professor Christopher G. Wetzel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Kim Gerecke, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Becky Klatzkin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Janet Panter, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Katherine White, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Jenny Vaydich, Ph.D.
Staff: Christy Waldkirch

Religious Studies
rhodes.edu/religion
Professor Steve Haynes, Ph.D., Faculty Fellow for Learning Communities
Professor Steven L. McKenzie, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Thomas Bremer, Ph.D., Faculty Fellow for Teaching Mentorship
Associate Professor Patrick Gray, Ph.D., Albert B. Curry Chair of Religious Studies
Associate Professor Luther Ivory, Ph.D., Director, African American Studies Program
Associate Professor John Kaltner, Ph.D., Chair, Virginia Ballou McGehee Professor of Muslim-Christian Relations
Associate Professor Bernadette McNary-Zak, Ph.D., R.A. Webb Professor of Religious Studies
Associate Professor Milton Moreland, Ph.D., Director, Rhodes Institute for Regional Studies, Director, Archaeology Program
Associate Professor Mark Muesse, Ph.D., Program Director, Asian Studies, Program Director, Life
Assistant Professor Rhiannon Graybill, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Kendra Hotz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Daniel Ullucci, Ph.D.
Dist. Visiting Lecturer Harry K. Danzinger, M.A.*, Sponsored by the Jewish Chautauqua Society
Instructor Craig Jordan, M.S., D.M. *
Instructor Yasi Kazi, M.A., Ph.D. *
Instructor Dennis McDuffie*
Instructor Leigh Pittenger, M.A. *
Instructor Earle Fisher, M.D.*
Professor Gail Streete, Ph.D.*
Staff: Karen Winterton

Theatre
rhodes.edu/theatre
Professor Julia Ewing, M.A., Artistic Director, McCoy Theatre
Associate Professor David Jilg, M.F.A, Chair
Associate Professor David Mason, Ph.D.
Dist. Service Associate Professor Laura Canon, M.F.A
Assistant Professor James Mann, M.F.A.*
Staff: Kevin Collier