Winthrop University: College of Arts and Sciences - Faculty and Staff Directory

College of Arts & Sciences

Faculty & Staff Directory


Dean's Office

Sumter, Takita - Dean; Professor of Chemistry
Oakes, Gregory -  Associate Dean; Professor of Philosophy
Vacant- Assistant to the Dean
Conway, Maura -  Data Coordinator
Panton, Erica - Pre-College Programs Coordinator
Anthony Dorman- Financial Analyst
Amundsen, Scott - Associate Professor; Director of the Bachelor of Professional Studies program


Student Services

Belk, Adria L. - Director of Student Services for the College of Arts & Sciences
Wilson, Sherri - Academic Advisor



Dimaculangan, Dwight - Professor; Department Chair
Lionel Todman - Administrative Coordinator
Wunderlich, Stefan - Lab Manager 

Bell, Cassandra - Instructor
Birgbauer, Eric - Professor
Blair, Salvatore - Assistant Professor
Brasington, Lauren - Assistant Professor
Chojnowski, Jena - Assistant Professor
Frost, Victoria - Associate Professor
Glasscock, Laura - Associate Professor
Grubbs, Kunsiri - Professor
Kohl, Kathryn - Associate Professor
Sasaki, Kiyoshi - Assistant Professor
Schafer, Jennifer - Assistant Professor
Smith III, Julian - Professor, Director of the Winthrop Microscopy Facility
Stern, Matthew - Associate Professor
Stovall, Daniel - Assistant Professor
Westover, Kristi - Professor; Director of Graduate Studies in Biology

Adjunct Faculty
Fields, Steven - Adjunct Faculty
McCulloch, Anita - Adjunct Faculty
Newton, Estelle - Adjunct Faculty
Schlott, James - Adjunct Faculty
Snyder, Mary Lynn - Adjunct Faculty
Wozniak, Silvia - Adjunct Faculty

Emeritus Faculty
Chism, Janice - Professor Emerita
Mitchell, Paula - Professor Emerita
Rogers, William - Professor Emeritus


Chemistry, Physics, Geology, & The Environment

Lammi, Robin - Professor of Chemistry; Department Chair
Aiken, Willie Ruth - Operations Manager
Brooks, Elaine - Budget Manager
Cavin, Amanda - Director of the EagleSTEM program

Chemistry Faculty
Calloway, Cliff - Professor of Chemistry
Detrick, Athena - Instructor; Chemistry Instrumentation Manager
Fernandez, Timea - Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Gelabert, Maria - Professor of Chemistry
Grattan, Christian - Associate Professor of Chemistry
Grossoehme, Nick - Professor of Chemistry; Director of the Undergraduate Research 
Hanna, James Jr. - Professor of Chemistry
Harris, Cliff - Associate Professor of Chemistry
Hartel, Aaron - Professor of Chemistry
Hurlbert, Jason - Professor of Chemistry
Owens, Pat - Professor of Chemistry
Painter, Kimberly - Laboratory Chemist
Snyder, Kathie - Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Sumter, Takita - Professor of Chemistry; Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences

Physics Faculty
Amir, Fatima - Associate Professor of Physics
Maheswaranathan, Ponn - Professor of Physics

Geology Faculty
Boyer, Diana- Professor of Geology
Daley, Gwen - Associate Professor of Geology

Environmental Sciences & Studies Faculty
Werts, Scott - Professor of Geology; Dalton Endowed Chair of Environmental Sciences & Studies; Director of the Sustainability Program
Kohut, Lauren- Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

Adjunct Faculty
Hearne, Heidi - Adjunct Faculty of Geography
McFadden, Bryan - Adjunct Faculty of Geography
Vowles, Timothy - Adjunct Faculty of Geography
Curley, Jim - Adjunct Faculty of Physics
Dammann, Cheryl - Adjunct Faculty of Chemistry
Holton-McGuinness, Lille-Dunn - Adjunct Faculty of Geology
Johnson, Samuel - Adjunct Faculty of Chemistry
Kull, Kristen - Adjunct Faculty of Chemistry
McGuinness, William - Adjunct Faculty of Geology
McIntosh, Gregg - Adjunct Faculty of Chemistry

Emeritus Faculty
Bollinger, Marsha - Professor Emerita of Geology 



Hiner, Amanda - Professor; Department Chair; Director of CRTW
Smith, Casey - Administrative Specialist  

Beasley, Kara - Instructor
Bickford, Leslie - Associate Professor
Campbell, Amanda - Instructor 
Cothran, Casey - Professor
Covington, Amanda - Instructor
DeRochi, Jack - Professor; Interim Vice President for University Advancement
Fike, Matthew - Professor
Ghent, Bryan - Instructor
Hoffman, Dustin - Associate Professor; Director of Graduate Studies in English
Jordan, Ann - Instructor
Koster, Josephine - Professor
Martin, Mary - Instructor
Nail, Allan - Associate Professor
Prickett, Robert - Professor; Associate Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences
Ralston, Devon - Associate Professor; Director of the Writing Center
Richardson, Kelly - Professor; Director of First-Year Writing
Sommers, Ephraim - Associate Professor
Weeks, Evelyne - Senior Instructor

Adjunct Faculty

Harmon, Jessica - Adjunct Faculty 
Lange, Austin - Adjunct Faculty
Stewart, Amanda - Adjunct Faculty
Vattimo, MacKenzie - Adjunct Faculty

Emeritus Faculty

Boyd, Debra- Provost Emerita, Professor Emerita
Bird, John - Professor Emeritus

Brownson, Siobhan - Professor Emerita
Jones, Gloria - Professor Emerita; Student Advocate
Naufftus, William- Professor Emeritus
Smith, Jane - Professor Emerita



 Bell, Gregory-  Department Chair, Associate Professor; Director of the Medieval Studies Program
Hartnett, Katie - Administrative Specialist for History and Political Science

History Faculty
Chang, Catherine - Assistant Professor
Crider, Gregory - Ellison Capers Palmer, Jr. Professor of History
Dixon-McKnight, Jennifer - Assistant Professor, Director of the African-American Studies Program
Doyle, Andrew - Associate Professor
Lee, J. Edward - Professor; Director of Graduate Studies in History
Pretty, Dave - Associate Professor
Williams, Virginia - Coordinator of the Peace, Justice, & Conflict Resolution Studies program; Director of the Individualized Studies program; Professor of History

Social Studies Education Faculty
Gillikin, Margaret - Coordinator of the Social Studies Education program; Director of the Community-Based Learning program; Associate Professor of Social Studies Education

Adjunct Faculty

Bell, Nancy - Adjunct Faculty of Social Studies Education
Doom, Jason - Adjunct Faculty
Vaden, Luci - Adjunct Faculty of Social Studies Education

Emeritus Faculty
Rakestraw, Donald- Professor Emeritus


Human Nutrition

Koszewski, Wanda - Professor; Department Chair; Director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics
Gonzalez, Amy - Administrative Specialist
Hoffman, Jessie - Assistant Professor
Licata, Ashley - Assistant Professor
Lima, Hope - Assistant Professor
Nielsen, Stephanie - Instructor; Director of the Dietetic Internship

Adjunct Faculty
Edwards, Matt - Adjunct Faculty
Weikle, Elizabeth - Adjunct Faculty


Mass Communication

Reel, Guy - Professor; Department Chair
Gonzalez, Amy - Administrative Specialist
Frederick, Nathaniel - Associate Professor
Kasko, Joseph - Assistant Professor
Meader, Aimee - Associate Professor
Nortz, Mark - Senior Instructor
Schulte, William - Associate Professor
Stuart, Bonnye - Instructor

Adjunct Faculty
Adams, Susie - Adjunct Faculty
Barnhardt, Kristen - Adjunct Faculty
Bohnen, Tonia - Adjunct Faculty
Cavanaugh, Tom- Adjunct Faculty
Glawe, Eric - Adjunct Faculty
Ivanovski, Carie - Adjunct Faculty 
Volk, Alexandra - Adjunct Faculty

Emeritus Faculty

Patwardhan, Padmini - Professor Emerita



Abernathy, Kristen - Professor; Department Chair
Haddaway, Teri - Administrative Specialist  

Abernathy, Zachary - Associate Professor
Hamed, Duha - Associate Professor
Hamm, Arran - Associate Professor
Hamm, Jessie - Associate Professor
Herring, Stephanie - Instructor 
Kull, TrentAssociate Professor
Polaski, Thomas - Professor

Pullano, Frank - Professor
Senadheera, Gihanee- Assistant Professor
Wilkes, Jane - Instructor

Adjunct Faculty
Hipp, Brian - Adjunct Faculty
Hope, Kimberley - Adjunct Faculty
Howle, Christopher - Adjunct Faculty
Ratcliff, Julie - Adjunct Faculty
Reel, Lesley - Adjunct Faculty
Tolson, Suzy - Adjunct Faculty
Varnadore, Susie - Adjunct Faculty


Political Science

Disney, Jennifer - Professor; Department Chair; Director of the Women's & Gender Studies Program; Director of the Model United Nations Program
Hartnett, Katie - Administrative Specialist for History and Political Science

Political Science Faculty
Belk, Adolphus - Professor
Huffmon, Scott - Professor; Director of the Center for Public Opinion & Policy Research (CPOPR)
Lipscomb, Michael - Professor; Director of the Honors Program
Moyon, Katarina - Instructor; Director of the John C. West Forum on Politics & Policy; Co-Director of HMXP
Ranallo-Benavidez, Brandon - Assistant Professor

Philosophy and Religious Studies Faculty
Kiblinger, KristinProfessor of Religious Studies; Coordinator of the International & Global Studies program
Kiblinger, William - Associate Professor of Philosophy & Religious Studies
Meeler, David - Associate Professor of Philosophy
Adjunct Faculty
Holder, John - Adjunct Faculty
Rogers, Sandy - Adjunct Faculty of Religious Studies

Emeritus Faculty
Boylan, Timothy - Professor Emeritus
Judge, Peter - Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies
Kedrowski, Karen- Professor Emeritus
Smith, Stephen - Professor Emeritus
Van Aller, Christopher - Professor Emeritus; Director of the Model United Nations program



Ritzer, Darren - Professor; Department Chair
Carter, Heather - Administrative Specialist  

Anselmo, Giancarlo - Assistant Professor, Director of School Psychology Program
Collins, Tara - Associate Professor
Fortner, Cheryl - Professor; Director of the Winthrop McNair Scholars Program
Hayes, Matthew - Professor
Monahan, Karen- Assistant Professor of School Psychology
Nelson, Donna - Professor
Reiland, Sarah - Associate Professor
Sinn, Jeffrey - Professor
Sleigh, Merry - Professor
West, Kat - Assistant Professor
Yegge, Elizabeth - Instructor

Adjunct Faculty
Anschuetz-Jeffers, Heather- Adjunct Faculty
Cusumano, Dale - Adjunct Faculty
Ford, Harriet - Adjunct Faculty 
Bernard, Lisa - Adjunct Faculty
Jacklin, Angela - Adjunct Faculty
McKemy, Mary - Adjunct Faculty
Roberts, Christopher - Adjunct Faculty
Tucker, Tanya - Adjunct Faculty 

Emeritus Faculty
Prus, Joseph - Professor Emeritus
Alderman, Gary - Professor Emeritus
Maxton-Kershaw, Letha - Professor Emerita


Social Work

Hill, Anthony - Department Chair; Associate Professor
Vacant - Program Assistant for Social Work and the Office of Field Instruction 
Blanding, Ja'Shaun - Instructor; Field Director
Culbreath, Shira- Admissions/Recruitment Coordinator & Instructor
Garrick, Ashley - Instructor; Associate Field Director
Ward, Christopher - Instructor; Online MSW Program Coordinator; Graduate Director
Yousefian Joy (Marzieh) - field support specialist

Anderson, Joi - Assistant Professor
Bloomquist, Kori - Associate Professor
Constance-Huggins, Monique - Associate Professor; Undergraduate Program Director
English, Sara - Assistant Professor; Director of the Gerontology Program
Titman, Sarah - Instructor
Kirven, Joshua - Associate Professor
Neff, Duane - Associate Professor
Tetteh, Alicia - Instructor 

Adjunct Faculty
Alsop, Gabrielle - Adjunct Faculty
Anderson, Meredith - Adjunct Faculty
Banks, Sherronda - Adjunct Faculty
Bey, Isis - Adjunct Faculty
Bryson, LaRhonda - Adjunct Faculty
Butler, Jennifer - Adjunct Faculty
Cotton, Helen - Adjunct Faculty
Cragan-Sullivan, Lorraine - Adjunct Faculty
Currie, Nathaniel - Adjunct Faculty
Donahue, Debra - Adjunct Faculty
Donovan, Nikole - Adjunct Faculty
DuCasse, Wendy - Adjunct Faculty
Ellis, Latasha - Adjunct Faculty
Flores, Eileen - Adjunct Faculty
Gibbs, Daniel - Adjunct Faculty
Grignon, Jackie - Adjunct Faculty
Hammonds, Brittany - Adjunct Faculty
Hilsmier, Matthew - Adjunct Faculty
Jones, Rod - Adjunct Faculty
Marsh, Nikita - Adjunct Faculty
Massey, Luevinia - Adjunct Faculty
Melius, Janella - Adjunct Faculty
Miller, Warren - Adjunct Faculty
Morgan, Cheria - Adjunct Faculty
Nguyen, Peter - Adjunct Faculty
Payne, Stephanie - Adjunct Faculty
Plue, Melinda - Adjunct Faculty
Rich, Telvis - Adjunct Faculty
Savage, Pamela - Adjunct Faculty
Slade, Richard - Adjunct Faculty
Solomon, Christopher - Adjunct Faculty
Stansbury, Kim - Adjunct Faculty
Tollett, Carolyn - Adjunct Faculty
Trammell, Carrie - Adjunct Faculty
Trowbridge, Meghan - Adjunct Faculty
Tyson, June - Adjunct Faculty
Ulmer, Jacqueline - Adjunct Faculty
Wilson, Shanika - Adjunct Faculty
Wood, Kelli - Adjunct Faculty

Sociology, Criminology, & Anthropology

Tripp, Bradley - Associate Professor of Sociology; Interim Department Chair
Vacant - Administrative Assistant for Sociology, Criminology, & Anthropology; and World Languages & Cultures
Chacon, Richard - Professor of Anthropology
Sickels, Michael - Assistant Professor of Sociology
Woodfill, Brent - Associate Professor of Anthropology

Adjunct Faculty
Baird, Trista - Adjunct Faculty of Criminology
Bowers, Beau
- Adjunct Faculty of Anthropology
Fayall, Kiera- Adjunct Faculty of Criminology
Conway, Maura - Adjunct Faculty of Sociology
Gillam, Christopher - Adjunct Faculty of Anthropology
Knop, Katie - Adjunct Faculty of Sociology
Peace, Cheryl - Adjunct Faculty of Criminology

Emeritus Faculty

Marx, Jonathan - Professor Emeritus of Sociology


World Languages & Cultures (formerly Modern Languages) 

Shinabargar, Scott - Professor of French; Department Chair
Vacant - Administrative Assistant for Sociology, Criminology, & Anthropology; and World Languages & Cultures 

Sandoval, Keri Sanchez - LLC Director, Adjunct Faculty
Glover, Adam - Associate Professor of Spanish
Igou, Anna - Assistant Professor of French
Jepson, Valerie - Assistant Professor of Spanish
Uricoechea, Victoria - Instructor of Spanish

Adjunct Faculty
Huang, Lucia - Adjunct Faculty of German
Martín, Gerri - Adjunct Faculty of Spanish
Morris, Concetta - Adjunct Faculty of Spanish

Last Updated: 2/21/23