Faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences


CURRENT
(Years indicate date of hire.)

Daniel Dee Anderson, '14
B.A., University of Cincinnati; M.A., Johns Hopkins University
Senior Tennessee Williams Fellow and Visiting Associate Professor of English
Term Appointment, Advent Semester 2014-2015

Richard Apgar, '14
B.A., Davidson College; Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Assistant Professor of German

Robert Edward Bachman, '01
B.A., Ph.D., Rice University
F.B. Williams Professor of Chemistry

Daniel Backlund, '89
B.S., Bradley University; M.F.A., North Carolina School of the Arts
Professor of Theatre Arts and Director of the Sewanee Summer Seminar

Thomas Francis Banchoff, '14
B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A., Ph.D., University of California
Brown Foundation Fellow and Visiting Professor of Mathematics
Term Appointment, Easter Semester 2014-2015

Carl Albert Bardi, '08
B.A., North Carolina State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Associate Professor of Psychology
Sabbatical Leave Easter Semester 2015

Nicole Bella Barenbaum, '90
A.B., Cornell University; M.A., Ph.D., Boston University
Professor of Psychology

Helen V. Bateman, '03
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Associate Professor of Psychology

Justyna Anna Beinek, '14
M.A., University of California; Ph.D., Harvard University
Director of the Mellon Globalization Forum and Visiting Associate Professor of International and Global Studies and Russian

Julie Kay Berebitsky, '97
B.A., University of California, Davis; M.A., George Washington University; Ph.D., Temple University
Professor of History and of Women's and Gender Studies

Nancy Jane Berner, '92
B.A., M.S., University of Idaho; Ph.D., Stanford University
William Henderson Professor of Biology and Associate Provost

Nancy Mishoe Brennecke, '95
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., City University of New York
Associate Professor of Art History

Sid Brown, '99
B.A., Emory University; M.A., Florida State University; Ph.D., University of Virginia
Professor of Religion

Alexander M. Bruce, '09
B.A., The Unversity of the South; M.A., Ph.D., The University of Georgia
Adjunct Associate Professor of English and Associate Dean of Students

Larry Edward Carden, '82
B.A., DePauw University; B.D., Yale University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Associate Professor of Religion

Stephen Paul Carl, '04
B.S.E.E., Rice University; M.A., University of Texas; Ph.D., Wright State University
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

James Robert Carlson, '03
B.M., Central Washington University; M.M., New England Conservatory; Ph.D., Duke University
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

Thomas Macnab Carlson, '70
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina
Professor of English

Daniel Clay Carter, '10
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University; M.P.A., American University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee
Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

Catherine Elizabeth Cavagnaro, '93
B.S., Santa Clara University; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Professor of Mathematics

Kristen K. Cecala, ‘13
B.S., Davidson College; Ph.D., University of Georgia
Assistant Professor of Biology

Gregory Thomas Clark, '89
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Queens College, City University of New York; M.F.A., Ph.D., Princeton University
Professor of Art History

David Colbert-Goicoa, ‘13
B.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., Brown University
Assistant Professor of Spanish

Christopher H. Conn, '97
B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., Northern Illinois University; Ph.D., Syracuse University
Professor of Philosophy

Marcia Mary Cook, '94
B.A., University of Iowa; M.Ed., The Johns Hopkins University; M.F.A., University of Tennessee
Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre

Warren D. Hoss Craft, '98
B.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology and of Mathematics and Computer Science

Virginia Ottley Craighill, '00
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., University of Texas; Ph.D., University of Georgia
Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Frederick Hailey Croom, '71
B.S., Ph.D., University of North Carolina
Gaston Swindell Bruton Professor of Mathematics

Melody A. Crowder-Meyer, '10
B.S., Vanderbilt University; M.A. Princeton University; Ph.D. Princeton University
Assistant Professor of Politics

Joel Cunningham, '00
B.A., University of Chattanooga; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oregon
Professor of Mathematics and Vice-Chancellor Emeritus

Lucia K. Dale, '00
B.S., M.C.S., Ph.D, Texas A&M University
Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
Sabbatical Leave Advent Semester 2014

Charles Vance Dalton, '14
B.A., University of the South; M.A., University of Kentucky
Visiting Instructor of Spanish

Robert Granville Delcamp, '78
B.M., M.M., University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music; D.Mus., Northwestern University
Professor of Music and University Organist

Eugenii U. Donev, ‘13
B.S., The University of the South; M.S., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Assistant Professor of Physics

Mila Dragojevic, '10
B.A., Wilson College; M.B.A., University of New Hampshire; M.A., Northeastern University; Ph.D., Brown University
Assistant Professor of Politics and Kennedy Fellow

Douglas J. Drinen, '01
B.A., Trinity University; M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

Craig Terrell Duncan, '11
B.M., Appalachian State University; M.A.,Tennessee State University
Visiting Instructor of Music

Douglas Tybor Durig, '87
B.S., Ph.D., University of South Carolina
Professor of Chemistry and Physics and Director of The Cordell-Lorenz Observatory
Sabbatical Leave Easter Semester 2015

Thea M. Edwards, '14
B.S., Virginia Tech; M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida
Research Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Timothy G. Ehresman, '14
B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., University of Michigan; J.D., University of Michigan Law School; M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado
Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics

Aaron Alexander Elrod, ‘13
B.A., Centenary College of Louisiana; M.A., Ph.D., The George Washington University
Assistant Professor of Economics

William E. Engel, '04
B.A., Trinity College; M.A. University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Nick B. Williams Professor of English

Jonathan P. Evans, '94
B.A., Cornell University; Ph.D., Duke University
Professor of Biology and Assistant Provost of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability

Russell Thomas Fielding, '14
B.S., University of Florida; M.A., University of Montana; Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

Beth Pride Ford, '03
B.S., M.S., University of Florida; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

Steve Ford, '11
B.A., Colby College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Visiting Associate Professor of Economics

Jane Benton Fort, ‘07
B.A., Tulane University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Visiting Associate Professor of Spanish

Maggie Fritz-Morkin, ‘13
B.A., Bowdoin College; M.A., Ph.D., The University of Chicago
Assistant Professor of Italian

John Joseph Gatta Jr., '04
B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University
Wiiliam B. Kenan Jr. Professor of English
Sabbatical Leave 2014-2015

Anna Lee George, '14
B.A. University of Virginia; Ph.D., St. Louis University
Visiting Assistant Professor of Education

Aymeric Glacet, '03
Maîtrise, D.E.A., Université de Lille III, France; Ph.D., Emory University
Associate Professor of French
Sabbatical Leave 2014–2015

Harold Joel Goldberg, '74
B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
Professor of History and David Edward Underwood Chair of Modern European History

Elizabeth Elkin Grammer, '94
A.B., Davidson College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia
Visiting Assistant Professor of English

John Miller Grammer, '92
B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia
Professor of English and Director of the School of Letters

Sherry Lynne Hamby, '08
B.S., M.A., College of William and Mary; Ph.D., University of North Carolina
Research Professor of Psychology

David George Haskell, '96
B.A., University of Oxford; Ph.D., Cornell University
Professor of Biology
On Leave 2014–2015

Andrea C. Hatcher, '05
B.A., M.A., University of West Florida; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Associate Professor of Politics

Carl Phillip Heinemann, C.P.A., '87
B.A., Vanderbilt University
Lecturer in Economics

Emily Herman, '14
B.A., Boston University; M.S., Simmons College; B.A., St. Cloud State University
Visiting Instructor of Education
Easter Semester 2014-2015

Paige Hill, '13
B.A., University of Tennessee; M.A., Tennessee Technological University; Ed.S., Tennessee Technological University
Visiting Instructor of Education

Kevin Michael Hobbs, '13
B.S., The University of the South; M.S., The University of Idaho
Visiting Instructor of Forestry and Geology

Daniel Stephen Holmes, '08
B.A., University of Queensland; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia
Associate Professor of Classical Languages

Mark Hopwood, '14
B.A., The Queen’s College, University of Oxford; B.Phil., Christ Church College, University of Oxford; Ph.D., University of Chicago
Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Donald Charles Huber Jr., '95
B.A., University of Pittsburgh; M.A., Brown University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Visiting Assistant Professor of Classical Languages

Matthew W. Irvin, '08
B.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., Duke University
Associate Professor of English and Director of the Sewanee Medieval Colloquium

Jonathan D. Jarvis, '14
B.A., Samford University; Ph.D, Vanderbilt University
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics
Advent Semester 2014-2015

Timothy Jesurun, '14
B.A., Calvin College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Akron
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Larry Hudson Jones, '77
B.S., Wofford College; Ph.D., University of North Carolina
Professor of Biology and Associate Dean of the College and Director of Study Abroad

Angela Alvarez Jordan, '96
B.S., Universidad Autónoma del Caribe; M.A., Middle Tennessee State University
Visiting Instructor of Spanish

Serkan Karadas, '14
B.A., Beloit College; M.A., Ph.D., West Virginia University
Assistant Professor of Economics

Elise Alexandra Kikis, '12
B.A., Cornell University; Ph.D. University of California
Assistant Professor of Biology

The Rev. Leyla King, '12
B.A., Dartmouth College; M.Div., Harvard Divinity School
Visiting Instructor of International and Global Studies

Martin Knoll, '93
B.A., The University of the South; M.S., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., University of Texas
Professor of Geology
Sabbatical Leave Easter Semester 2015

Karen Kuers, '94
B.S., Spring Hill College; M.S., Texas A & M University; Ph.D., University of Georgia
Professor of Forestry and Geology
Sabbatical Leave Easter Semester 2015

David MacRae Landon, '74
A.B., Harvard College; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Bishop Frank A. Juhan Professor of Theatre Arts

Linda Bright Lankewicz, '95
B.S., University of Georgia; M.Ed., M.S., University of South Alabama; M.S., Ph.D., Tulane University
Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

César Andrés Leal, ‘13
B.M., Javeriana University; M.M., Florida International University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky
Assistant Professor of Music

Julian A. Ledford, '14
B.A., Washington and Lee University; M.M., John Hopkins University; M.A., Vanderbilt University
Visiting Instructor of French

Katherine L. Lehman, '95
B.M., University of Kansas; M.M., Certificate in Performance, Northwestern University
Instructor in Music and Director of the Sewanee Summmer Music Festival

Leigh Lentile, '10
B.S., The University of the South; M.S., Ph.D., Colorado State University
Research Associate Professor of Forestry

Roger S. Levine, '04
B.A., Yale College; Ph.D., Yale University
Associate Professor of History
Sabbatical Leave 2014–2015

Bernadette Lo, '11
B.M., M.M., Peabody Conservatory of Music; M.M., Ph.D., University of Illinois
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

Emily Lynch, '14
B.A. Earlham College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthroplogy

Pamela Royston Macfie, '84
B.A., Goucher College; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University
Samuel R. Williamson Distinguished University Chair and Professor of English

James Ross Macdonald, ‘13
B.A., Harvard University; M.A., M.Phil, Yale University; Ph.D., Yale University
Assistant Professor of English

Shelley MacLaren, '11
B.A., University of Alberta; Ph.D., Emory University
Visiting Assistant Professor of Humanities and Director of the Art Gallery

Pradip Malde, '90
Diploma, Bournemouth College of Art; M.A., Glasgow School of Art
Professor of Art

Kelly Malone, '02
B.A., Providence College; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina
Associate Professor of English

Mayumi Manabe, ‘13
B.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of California
Assistant Professor of Asian Studies and Japanese

Rodelio Manacsa, '08
B.A., Ateneo de Manila University; M.A. Exec., University of Amsterdam; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Associate Professor of Politics

Andrea Mansker, '04
B.A., California State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California
Associate Professor of History

Jennifer Kay Matthews, '00
B.C.A., University of North Carolina, Charlotte; M.F.A., University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Professor of Theatre Arts

Linda Mayes, ‘13
B.A, University of the South; M.D., Vanderbilt University; Doctor of Science (honoris causa), University of the South
Distinguished Visiting Professor of Psychology

John M. McCardell Jr., '10
A.B., Washington and Lee; Ph.D., Harvard University
Vice-Chancellor and Professor of History

Stephanie Ann McCarter, '08
B.A., University of Tennessee Knoxville; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia
Associate Professor of Classical Languages

Christopher Michael McDonough, '02
B.A., Tufts University; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina
Professor of Classical Languages

Carmen Elena McEvoy, '95
B.A., University of the Sacred Heart; M.L.A., Pontifical Catholic University of Peru; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Professor of History

Deborah Anne McGrath, '99
B.A., University of Wisconsin; M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida
Professor of Biology and Director of First-Year Program

Jon Ellis Meacham
B.A., Hon. D. Litt., The University of the South
Distinguished Visiting Professor of History

David Andrew Meola, '14
B.Sc., University of North Carolina, M.A., Ph.D., University of British Columbia
Visiting Assistant Professor of History

Jennifer Davis Michael, '95
B.A., The University of the South; B.A., University of Oxford; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University
Professor of English

Deon Terrell Miles, '02
B.A., Wabash College; Ph.D., University of North Carolina
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Grant Miller, '13
B.A., Brigham Young University; M.I.M., Thunderbird Grad School of International Management
Visiting Instructor Professor of Economics

Stephen Ray Miller, '95
B.A., University of Kansas; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago
Associate Professor of Music

Kathryn Oliver Mills, '97
B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., Oxford University; Ph.D., Yale University
Professor of French

Matthew David Mitchell, '14
B.A., University of Washington; M.Litt., University of St. Andrews; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor of History

Yasmeen Mohiuddin, '81
B.A., M.A., Karachi University; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Ralph Owen Distinguished Professor of Economics

Brandon Christopher Moore, '14
B.A, Duke University; B.S. Arizona State University; Ph.D., University of Florida
Assistant Professor of Biology

Andrew Paul Moser, '03
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia
Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Donna F. Murdock, '03
B.A., Hunter College; M.A., Graduate Certificate in Women's Studies; Ph.D., Emory University
Associate Professor of Anthropology

Sara Rose Nimis, '14
B.A., Macalester College; M.A., Miami University; Ph.D., Georgetown University
Mellon Globalization Forum
Post-doctoral Fellow in Arabic Language and Culture

Elizabeth Ann Norell, '14
B.A., George Washington University; M.A., University of Arkansas
Visiting Instructor of Politics

Richard Allan O'Connor, '78
B.A., The College of William and Mary; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University
Biehl Professor of International Studies

John Raymond Palisano, '93
B.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee
Professor of Biology

Xiaofei Pan, '14
B.A., Shanghai University of Finance & Economics; Ph.D., George Mason University
Assistant Professor of Economics

Terry L. Papillon, '14
B.A., St. Olaf College; Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Professor of Classical Languages and Dean of the College

Tam K. Parker, '00
B.A., Macalester College; M.Div., Harvard Divinity School; Ph.D., Emory University
Professor of Religion
Sabbatical Leave Advent Semester 2014

Chris Parrish, '88
B.A., St. Mary's University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

Amy S. Patterson, '12
B.A., Trinity University; Ph.D., Indiana University
Professor of Politics

Charles Richard Perry, '74
A.B., Davidson College; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University
William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of History

James Franklin Peterman, '80
A.B., Kenyon College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Professor of Philosophy

James Robert Peters, '84
B.A., Northern Illinois University; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University
Professor of Philosophy

Randolph Stuart Peterson, '89
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee
Professor of Physics

George Wilkinson Poe, '87
A.B., Davidson College; M.A., Middlebury College; Ph.D., Duke University
Class of 1961 Chair of the College and Professor of French

James Gregory Pond, '99
B.A., The University of the South; M.F.A., The University of Georgia
Professor of Art

Rongson Pongdee, '10
B.S., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., Texas A & M University
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Donald Brandreth Potter Jr., '80
B.A., Williams College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts
Annie Overton Brinkley Snowden Professor of Geology

Raymond Mark Preslar, '91
B.A., Arizona State University; M.A., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of Washington
Associate Professor of Russian

Wyatt Prunty, '89
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., The Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Carlton Professor of English and Director of the Sewanee Writers' Conference

Emily Puckette, '01
B.A., Smith College; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University
Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

Laurie Anne Ramsey, '92
B.A., The College of William and Mary; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University
Associate Professor of French

Stephen Boykin Raulston, '98
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Professor of Spanish

Rebecca Celeste Ray, '98
B.A., University of Florida; M.A., University of Edinburgh, Scotland; Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Professor of Anthropology

William Wood Register, '92
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., Ph.D., Brown University
Francis S. Houghteling Professor of American History

John Vincent Reishman, '69
B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia
Jesse Spalding Professor of English Literature and Director of Summer School

Susan Janet Ridyard, '89
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Cambridge
Professor of History

Houston Bryan Roberson, '97
B.A., Mars Hill College; M.A., Wake Forest University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina
Professor of History

Nicholas Edward Roberts, '09
B.A., Carleton College; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., New York University
Assistant Professor of History

Matthew Brian Rudd, '10
B.S., Wake Forest University; M.S., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Utah
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Kennedy Fellow

Donald Charles Rung, '87
A.B., Harvard College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University
Associate Professor of French

Susan Kay Rupert, '78
B.M., University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music; M.M., Northwestern University
Instructor in Music

Marc St-Pierre, '06
B.Sc., Université de Sherbrooke; Ph.D., Brown University
Associate Professor of Economics

Ruth Sánchez Imizcoz, '95
Licenciatura en Geografia e Historia, Universidad de Valencia; B.A., The University of the South; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky
Professor of Spanish

Betsy A. Sandlin, '04
B.A., Morehead State University; M.A., Ohio University; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina
Associate Professor of Spanish

Minh Tam Tammy Schlosky, '14
B.S., Clarion University of Pennsylvania, M.A., West Virginia University
Visiting Instructor of Economics

Paige L. Schneider, '00
B.A., University of Florida; M.A., Florida Atlantic University; Ph.D., Emory University
Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics

Kevin Conrad Schoenberger, '14
B.A., Washington University; Ph.D., Yale University
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese and of Asian Studies

Bethel Sharma Seballos, '09
B.S., University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., University of Kentucky
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Vicki Sells, '00
B.A., Antioch College; M.S., University of Tennessee; Ed.D., University of Tennessee
Associate Provost for Information Technology Services and University Librarian and
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Education

Stephen Allen Shaver, '87
B.S., North Carolina State University; Ph.D., Stanford University
Professor of Geology
Sabbatical Leave 2014–2015

Sarah Catherine Sherwood, '11
B.S., James Madison University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee
Associate Professor of Environmental Studies and University Archaeologist

John Hisashi Shibata, '98
B.S., University of Washington; Ph.D, University of Washington
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Jessica Anne Siegel, '11
B.A., University of Puget Sound; Ph.D., Oregon Health & Science University
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Kennedy Fellow

Elizabeth A. Skomp, '05
B.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., University of London
Associate Professor of Russian and Director of the Humanities Program

Charles Kenneth Smith, '98
B.S., Colorado State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida
Professor of Forestry and Geology

Gerald LaFayette Smith, '69
B.A., University of Richmond; B.D., Ph.D., Duke University
Professor of Religion and Marshal of the University Faculties
and Robert M. Ayres Jr. Distinguished University Chair

Peter Thomas Smith, '82
A.B., College of the Holy Cross; M.A., M.F.A., Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
Professor of Theatre Arts

Thomas Dean Spaccarelli, '74
Diploma de Estudios Hispánicos, Universidad de Granada; A.B., University of Illinois at Chicago Circle; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
Professor of Spanish

Alyssa R. Summers, '07
B.A., Lawrence University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Associate Professor of Biology

Richard G. Summers, '01
B.A., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., Harvard University
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Associate Dean of the College

John Swallow, '11
B.A., The University of the South; M.S., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University
Professor of Mathematics and University Provost

Benito Theodoro Szapiro, '94
M.S., Ph.D., University of Buenos Aires
Professor of Physics

Katherine Christina Theyson, '10
B.A., North Carolina State University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina
Assistant Professor of Economics

Jeffrey Parker Thompson, '09
B.A., Birmingham-Southern College; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., Emory University
Assistant Professor in Art and Art History

Eric Thomas Thurman, ‘07
B.S., Cumberland College; M.Div., Th.M., Princeton Theological Seminary; M.Phil., Ph.D., Drew University
Associate Professor of Religion

Scott Torreano, '93
B.S., Michigan Technological University; M.S., North Carolina State University; Ph.D., University of Georgia
Professor of Forestry

Jordan D. Troisi, '14
B.A., Albion College; M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Virginia Lauryl Tucker, '09
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia
Associate Professor of English

Michael Gathonjia Wairungu, '14
B.Ed., Moi University; M.A., University of Virginia
Mellon Globalization Forum
Post-doctoral Fellow in Swahili and African Language and Culture

Merle Wallace, '96
B.A., Temple University; M.A., University of Illinois, Springfield; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Professor of Anthropology and Director of Teacher Education

Emily Marie White, '11
B.S., Tufts University; M.S., The Ohio State University; Ph.D., SUNY-ESF
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Kelly Joan Whitmer, '10
B.A., Colgate University; M.A., Western Washington University; Ph.D., University of British Columbia
Assistant Professor of History

Joseph Wiinikka-Lydon, '14
B.A., Georgetown University, M.Div., Harvard Divinity School
Visiting Instructor of Religion
Sabbatical Replacement, Advent Semester 2014-2015

Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder, ‘13
B.F.A., SUNY Purchase; M.F.A., New York University
Tennessee Williams Playwright-in-Residence and Visiting Assistant Professor of English

E. Douglass Williams, '99
B.A., The University of the South; Ph.D., Northwestern University
Frank W. Wilson Professor of Economics

John Charles Willis, '91
B.A., Baylor University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia
Jessie Ball duPont Professor of History

Michael Kevin Wilson, '05
B.A, Vanderbilt University; M.F.A., University of Florida
Creative Writing Administrator and Assistant Professor of English

Scott Howard Wilson, '94
B.A., Oberlin College; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University
Alfred Walter Negley Professor of Politics
Sabbatical Leave 2014–2015

Teresa Rose Wiseman, '13
Elem. 1-8, Librarian K-12, SPED., Motlow, MTSU, Trevecca; M.S., Tennessee State University
Visiting Instructor of Education

Jessica Faye Wohl, '10
B.F.A., The Kansas City Art Institute; M.F.A., The University of Georgia
Assistant Professor of Art and Art History

Courtney World, ‘13
B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo; M.F.A., State University of New York College at Brockport
Assistant Professor of Dance

Prakash Cleavon Wright, '11
B.A., McDaniel College; M.A., University of North Texas
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

Karen Pao-Ying Yu, '96
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Professor of Psychology

Reinhard Konrad Zachau, '78
Staatsexamen, University of Hamburg; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Professor of German

Kirk S. Zigler, '04
B.A., Kenyon College; Ph.D., Duke University
Associate Professor of Biology


EMERITUS

Laurence Richards Alvarez
B.S., The University of the South; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University
Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus

Henry Frank Arnold Jr.
B.A., The University of the South; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University
Jesse Spalding Professor of English Literature, Emeritus

Robert George Benson
B.A., M.A., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina
Professor of English, Emeritus

Margaret Elaine Gompper Bonds
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland
Professor of Spanish, Emerita

John Lawson Bordley Jr.
B.S., Davidson College; Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University
F.B. Williams Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus

Charles Donald Brockett
B.A., Whittier College; Ph.D., University of North Carolina
Biehl Professor of International Studies, Emeritus

James Edward Carlos
B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.F.A., Catholic University of America; Ph.D., Ohio University
Professor of Art, Emeritus

Marcia Shonnard Clarkson
B.S., William Smith College
Lecturer in Computer Science, Emerita

William Ellis Clarkson
B.A., Yale University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia
Professor of English, Emeritus

James Winston Clayton
B.A., New York University; B.D., S.T.M., Union Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Harvard University
Professor of Religion, Emeritus

William Tomphson Cocke III
B.A., The University of the South; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Jesse Spalding Professor of English Literature, Emeritus

Henrietta Brown Croom
A.B., Ph.D., University of North Carolina
Professor of Biology, Emerita

James Charles Davidheiser
B.A., LaSalle College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Professor of German, Emeritus

Daniel Elwood Dunn
B.A., Cuttington College; M.A., Ph.D., The American University
Alfred Walter Negley Professor of Political Science, Emeritus

Sherwood Forrest Ebey
B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University
Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus

John Francis Flynn
B.A., Boston College; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University
Professor of History, Emeritus

William Jay Garland
B.A., Emory University; Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University
Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus

Marvin Elias Goodstein
B.S., New York University; Ph.D., Cornell University
Professor of Economics, Emeritus

Robert Richard Gottfried
A.B., Davidson College; Ph.D., University of North Carolina
Professor of Economics, Emeritus

William Benton Guenther
A.B., Oberlin College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Rochester
F.B. Williams Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus

Francis Xavier Hart
B.S., Manhattan College; M.S., Ph.D., Syracuse University
Tom Costen Professor of Physics, Emeritus

Patricia Ruth Heck
B.A., San Jose State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Professor of Anthropology, Emerita

Robert Larry Keele
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., Ph.D., Emory University
Alfred Walter Negley Professor of Political Science, Emeritus

Timothy Keith-Lucas
B.A., Swarthmore College; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University
Professor of Psychology, Emeritus

Edward Bleakley King
B.A., The University of the South; B.D., Seabury-Western Theological Seminary; M.A., Florida State University; Ph.D., Duke University
Professor of History, Emeritus

James Norman Lowe
B.S., Antioch College; Ph.D., Stanford University
F.B. Williams Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus

James Waring deBernieres McCrady
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina
Professor of French, Emeritus

Martha McCrory
B.M., University of Michigan; M.A., University of Rochester
Professor of Music, Emerita, and Director of the Sewanee Summer Music Center, Emerita

Gayle Elaine McKeen
B.A., University of Massachusetts; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago
Associate Professor of Politics, Emerita

Maria-Jesus Mayans Natal
Bachiller, University of Seville; M.A., University of Texas; Ph.D., University of Florida
Professor of Spanish, Emerita

Eric Woodfin Naylor
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
William R. Kenan Professor of Spanish, Emeritus

William Brown Patterson
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., University of Oxford; M.Div., Episcopal Divinity School; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University
Francis S. Houghteling Professor of History, Emeritus

William McGowen Priestley
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University
Gaston Swindell Bruton Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus

Charles Samuel Peyser Jr.
A.B., Hamilton College; M.A., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Professor of Psychology, Emeritus

George Shuford Ramseur
B.A., Elon College; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of North Carolina
Professor of Biology, Emeritus

Dale Edward Richardson
A.B., Harvard College; M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., Princeton University
Nick B. Williams Professor of English, Emeritus

Leslie Buchman Richardson
B.A., Rhodes College; M.A., University of Virginia; M.A., Middlebury College
Instructor of Italian, Emerita

Clay Campbell Ross Jr.
B.S., University of Kentucky; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina
Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus

Joseph Martin Running
B.Mus., St. Olaf College; D.Mus., Florida State University
Professor of Music, Emeritus

Jacqueline Thibault Schaefer
Licence ès lettres, Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures, Université de Caen; Agrégation de l'Université, Université de Paris-Sorbonne
Professor of French, Emerita

John Douglas Seiters
B.A., The University of the South; M.A., Ph.D., Florida State University
Class of 1961 Chair of the College and Professor of Classical Languages, Emeritus

Steven Wyck Shrader
B.A., The College of William and Mary; M.M., University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music; Ph.D., Northwestern University
Professor of Music, Emeritus

Barclay Ward
A.B., Hamilton College; M.A., The Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., University of Iowa
Alfred Negley Professor of Political Science, Emeritus

Thomas R. Ward Jr.
B.A., The University of the South; B.A., M.A., Oxford University; M.Div., Virginia Theological Seminary
Former Instructor in English and University Chaplain

Herbert Stephenson Wentz
A.B., University of North Carolina; S.T.B., The General Theological Seminary; M.A., University of Oxford; Ph.D., University of Exeter
Professor of Religion, Emeritus

Samuel Ruthven Williamson
B.A., Tulane University; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University
Professor of History and Robert M. Ayres Distinguished University Chair Emeritus
and Vice-Chancellor Emeritus

Historiographers of The University


Samuel Ruthven Williamson
Historiographer of the University of the South

Gerald Lafayette Smith
Associate Historiographer of the University of the South