2013-2014 Catalog


Chairs, Faculty, and Administration

Endowed Chairs

Morris B. Belknap, Jr. Chair in Fine Arts, founded in 1954, through a bequest of Morris B. Belknap Jr., of Louisville, Kentucky. Incumbent: Lisa Kriner, Associate Professor of Art.

Julia Parmly Billings Chair in Child and Family Studies, endowed in 1919, by Elizabeth Billings of New York City, in memory of her mother. Incumbent: Janice Blythe, Professor of Child and Family Studies.

Robert Charles Billings Chair in Education, founded in 1903, by Robert Charles Billings of Boston, Massachusetts. Incumbent: Kathryn Akural, Professor of Education Studies.

Clarence M. Clark Chair in Mountain Agriculture, founded in 1920 by Clarence M. Clark of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Incumbent: Michael Panciera, Associate Professor of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Susan V. Clayton Chair in Nursing, endowed in 1967 by Will L. Clayton and his daughters in memory of Mrs. Will L. Clayton. Incumbent: Vacant.

Compton Chair in Sustainability, endowed in 2000 through a gift from the Compton Foundation designed to provide expertise and leadership for teaching concepts of sustainability and for campus-wide progress toward sustainable practice. Incumbent: Nancy Gift, Associate Professor of Environmental Studies.

Julian-Van Dusen Chair in American History, established in 1953 through bequests of William A. Julian, Washington, D.C., former Trustee, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Van Dusen, Detroit, Michigan. Incumbent: Vacant.

Goode Professorship in Black or Appalachian Studies, endowed in 1988 by Dorothy Goode and Dr. Roland Goode of Virginia. Incumbent: Chad Berry, Professor of History.

William R. Gruver Chair in Leadership Studies, established in 2004 in support of the study of leadership theories and practices in community, non-profit, and business settings in the Appalachian region and beyond. Incumbent: Daniel N. Huck, Associate Professor of General Studies.

William J. Hutchins Alumni Chair, established in 1959 by the bequest of William J. Hutchins, President Emeritus, and the gifts of William H. Danforth and many alumni. Incumbent: R. Wayne Tolliver, Associate Professor of Economics and Business.

Charles F. Kettering Chair in Science, founded in 1959, by the Charles F. Kettering Foundation of Yellow Springs, Ohio. Incumbent: Dawn Anderson, Professor of Biology.

Eli Lilly Chair in Religion and Culture, endowed in 1972 by Mr. and Mrs. Eli Lilly of Indianapolis, Indiana, as an integral part of the Campus Christian Center and designed to strengthen and unify the intellectual and Christian purposes of the College. Incumbent: Jeff Pool, Professor of Religion.

Eli Lilly Chair in Religion, endowed in 1972 by Mr. and Mrs. Eli Lilly of Indianapolis, Indiana, as an integral part of the Campus Christian Center and designed to strengthen and unify the intellectual and Christian purposes of the College. Incumbent: Michelle Tooley, Associate Professor of Religion.

Laban T. and LaVerna R. McClure Chair in Technology and Industrial Arts, established in 2010 by the bequests of Dr. Laban T. “Mac” and LaVerna McClure, Incumbent: Gary Mahoney, Professor of Technology and Applied Design.

Foster G. McGaw Chair in Nursing, established in 1972 by Mr. and Mrs. Foster McGaw, founder of American Hospital Supply Corporation. Incumbent: Vacant.

Francis Alexander McGaw Chair in Religion, established in 1972 by Mr. and Mrs. Foster McGaw of Evanston, Illinois, in memory of Mr. McGaw’s father, a minister in the Appalachian Mountains and missionary to Africa. Incumbent: Vacant.

Mary W. McGaw Chair in Music, endowed in 1972 by Mr. and Mrs. Foster McGaw, Mrs. McGaw, a musician, considered the arts to be an important aspect of liberal education. Incumbent: Stephen C. Bolster, Professor of Music.

W. George Matton Chair in Business, endowed in 1971 by a bequest from W.G. Matton of Louisville, Kentucky. Incumbent: Maurice Reid, Associate Professor of Management.

W. George Matton Chair in Economics, endowed in 1971 by a bequest from W.G. Matton of Louisville, Kentucky. Incumbent: Vacant.

Bradford and Christine Miller Mishler Art Chair, established in 2004 by a bequest from Christine Miller Mishler of Bradbury, California. Incumbent: William M. Morningstar, Professor of Art.

William and Kay Moore Chair of Entrepreneurship and Management, endowed in 1999 by a gift from William T. Moore Jr., Berea Alumnus from the class of 1945, to provide leadership for the Entrepreneurship for the Public Good Program and entrepreneurial expertise for the Department of Business and Economics. Incumbent: Peter H. Hackbert, Professor of General Studies .

National Endowment for the Humanities Chair in Appalachian Studies, established in 1997 through a matching-funds endowment grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to provide greater support for faculty research in Appalachian Studies and for the integration of regional materials into the classroom. Incumbent: Silas House , Associate Professor of Appalachian Studies.

Henry Mixter Penniman Chair in Philosophy, founded in 1920, by Henry D. Woods of Newton, Massachusetts. Incumbent: Robert Hoag, Professor of Philosophy.

Nathaniel Southgate Shaler Memorial Chair in Geology or Chemistry, founded by graduates of Harvard University in memory of Dr. Nathaniel Southgate Shaler, former professor of Geology at Harvard. Incumbent: Jay Baltisberger, Professor of Chemistry.

Chester D. Tripp Chair in Humanities, established in 1974 through the bequest of Chester D. Tripp of Chicago, Illinois. Incumbent: Libby Jones, Professor of English.

Carter G. Woodson Chair in Negro History, established in 1972 by Mr. and Mrs. Foster McGaw of Evanston, Illinois, in memory of Dr. Carter Woodson, Berea alumnus and founder of the “Journal of Negro History.” Incumbent: Dwayne Mack, Associate Professor of History.

Mabel D. Worth Chair in Science, established in 2007 through a bequest from W. Leslie and Mabel D. Worth of Sun City, Arizona. Incumbent: Ron Rosen, Professor of Biology.

W. Leslie Worth Chair in Science, established in 2007 through a bequest from W. Leslie and Mabel D. Worth of Sun City, Arizona. Incumbent: Amer Lahamer, Professor of Physics.

Teaching Faculty

Christine L. Adams, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Auburn University, 2002; M.A., University of Nevada, Reno, 2006; Ph.D., 2008.
Berea, 2012

Christopher A. Adams, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Kentucky, 1998; Ph.D., 2003.
Berea, 2012

Kathryn R. Akural, Ph.D.
Robert Charles Billings Chair in Education; Professor of Education Studies
B.A., Gettysburg College, 1965; M.S., Indiana University, 1966 and 1978; Ph.D., 1979.
Berea, 1983

Thomas Kelly Ambrose, M.S.
Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Health; Physical Education and Health Program Chair
B.A., Berea College, 1982; M.S., Eastern Kentucky University, 1987.
Berea, 2002

Dawn Anderson, Ph.D.
Charles F. Kettering Chair in Science; Professor of Biology; Biology Program Chair
Seabury Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2006
B.A., B.S., University of Washington, 1982; M.S., 1985; Ph.D., 1988.
Berea, 1992

Shan Ayers, M.F.A.
Professor of English and Theatre; Director of the Theatre Laboratory; Theatre Program Chair
B.S., The School of the Ozarks, 1979; M.A., Central Missouri State University, 1981; M.F.A., Western Illinois University, 1992.
Berea, 1984

Jay H. Baltisberger, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry
A.B., Wabash College, 1989; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1993.
Berea, 1993

Quinn Baptiste, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Agriculture
B.S., University of The West Indies, 1993; M.S., West Virginia University, 2002; Ph.D., 2009.
Berea, 2013

Kristen Barnard, M.S.
Instructor in Mathematics
B.S., Eastern Kentucky University, 2004; M.S., 2006.
Berea, 2006

Adanma Onyedike Barton, M.F.A.
Assistant Professor of Theatre
B.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2003; M.F.A., 2009.
Berea, 2009

Andrew Baskin, M.A.
Associate Professor of African and African American Studies and General Studies; African and African American Studies Program Chair
Seabury Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2004
B.A., Berea College, 1972; M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1975.
Berea, 1983

Rebecca J. Bates, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History; History Program Chair
B.A., Williams College, 1988; M.T.S., Harvard University, 1990; Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2006.
Berea, 1998-1999, 2002

Martha Beagle, Ed.D.
Professor of Physical Education and Health
B.S., Slippery Rock State College, 1972; M.A., Idaho State University, 1984; Ed.D., University of Kentucky, 1994.
Berea, 1984-89; 1991

Michael Berheide, Ph.D.
Professor of Political Science
B.A., Ohio Northern University, 1976; Ph.D., Indiana University, 1984.
Berea, 1981

*Chad Berry, Ph.D.
Academic Vice President and Dean of the Faculty
Goode Professor of Appalachian Studies;  Professor of History
B.A. University of Notre Dame, 1986; M.A. Western Kentucky University, 1988; Ph.D. Indiana University, Bloomington, 1995.
Berea, 2006

*Marylynn Blackburn, M.A.
Lecturer in Mathematics
A.S., Prestonsburg Community College, 1967; B.S., University of Kentucky, 1970; M.A., 1984.
Berea, 1993

James K. Blackburn-Lynch, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics; Mathematics Program Chair
B.S., Guilford College, 1989; M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1991; Ph.D., 1995.
Berea, 1995

Sarah Blank, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Physiology
B.S., Northern Kentucky University, 1992; Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2002.
Berea, 1999-2010, 2012

Janice B. Blythe, Ph.D., R.D.
Julia Parmly Billings Chair in Child and Family Studies; Professor of Child and Family Studies; Division III Chairperson
Seabury Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2009
B.S., Eastern Kentucky University, 1972; M.S., University of Kentucky, 1974; Ph.D., 1987.
Berea, 1986

*Jamie W. Boggs, M.A.
Project Director in the Student Support Services Emerging Scholars Project; Lecturer in General Studies
B.A., Berea College, 2005; M.A., Eastern Kentucky University, 2008.
Berea, 2011

Sandra Bolster, M.A.
Director of the Developmental Mathematics Program; Instructor in Mathematics
Seabury Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2013
B.A., University of Maine, 1970; M.A., University of Colorado, 1980.
Berea, 1980

Stephen C. Bolster, D.M.A.
Mary W. McGaw Chair in Music; Professor of Music; Music Program Chair
Seabury Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1988
B.A., Dartmouth College, 1973; M.M., University of North Carolina, 1977; D.M.A., University of Colorado, 1980.
Berea, 1980

Jill Bouma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A., Emory University, 1985; M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1993; Ph.D., 1999.
Berea, 1999

*Tripp Bratton
Lecturer in Applied Music
Berea, 2002

Edwin Broadhead, Ph.D., Dr. Theol.
Professor of General Studies
B.A., Mississippi College, 1977; M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1981; Ph.D., 1986; Dr. Theol., University of Zürich, 1991.
Berea, 1996

Kennaria Brown, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English, Theatre, and Communication
B.A., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1989; M.S., Texas Christian University, 2003; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 2007.
Berea, 2007

Anne Bruder, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Middlebury College, 1998;
M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2004; Ph.D., 2009.
Berea, 2011

Kathy White Bullock, Ph.D.
Professor of Music
B.A., Brandeis University, 1977; M.A., Washington University, 1982; Ph.D., 1987.
Berea, 1991

Ellen Burke, M.S.
Instructor in Child and Family Studies
B.S., State University of New York College at Oswego, 1972; M.S., University of Kentucky, 1992.
Berea, 1994

Jacqueline Burnside, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology; Sociology Program Chair
B.A., Berea College, 1974; M.A., University of Oklahoma, 1979; M.A., Yale University, 1982; Ph.D., 1988.
Berea, 1984

James P. Butler, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Philosophy; Interim Philosophy Program Chair (Fall 2013)
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1986; M.A., 1992; Ph.D., 1996.
Berea, 2001

*Richard Cahill, Ph.D.
Director of Francis and Louise Hutchins Center for International Education;Associate Professor of History
B.A., Westmont College, 1988; M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1990; Ph.D, 1996.
Berea, 2005

Anthony Caldwell, J.D.
Assistant Professor of Business
B.S., Berea College, 1997; M.Acc., University of Tennessee, 2000; LL.M., University of Florida, 2008; J.D., University of Tennessee, 2005.
Berea, 2013

Mark Calkins, M.M.
Assistant Professor of Music; Director of Music
B.M., Concordia College Moorhead, 1983; M.M., University of Colorado, Boulder, 1987;
Berea, 2009

John Carlevale, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Classical Languages and Literature
B.A., Boston University, 1989; M.A., 1991; Ph.D., 1999.
Berea, 2001

Judith D. Carr, Dr. P.H.
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., Cumberland College, 1990; B.S.N., Eastern Kentucky University, 1994; M.S.N., 1998; Dr. P.H., University of Kentucky, 2008.
Berea, 2009

*Anne Chase, M.L.S.
Director of Library Services; Associate Professor of Library Science
B.A., University of Louisville, 1981; M.L.S., Indiana University, 1982.
Berea, 1995

Katherine Celeste Christensen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History
B.A., Seattle University, 1978; M.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1979; Ph.D., 1989.
Berea, 1991

Michael Sean Clark, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Agriculture and Natural Resources; Director of Farms
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University; M.S., 1993; Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1996.

Berea,1998
Javier Clavere, D.M.A.
Assistant Professor of Music
B.A., Brigham Young University, 2002; M.M., University of Cincinnati, 2008; D.M.A., 2010.
Berea, 2010

*Lindsay Clavere, M.M.
Instructor in Music and Accompanist
B.A., Xavier University, 2006; M.M., University of Cincinnati, 2011.
Berea, 2011

Jason Cohen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Tufts University, 1997; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000; Ph.D., 2008.
Berea, 2008

Beth Crachiolo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English
B.A., California State University-Long Beach, 1991; M.A., State University of New York at Binghamton, 1993; Ph.D., University of Iowa, 2000.
Berea, 2000

*Michael Dalessio, M.S.
Lecturer in Physical Education and Health
B.A., Berea College, 2005;
M.S., University of Kentucky, 2011
Berea. 2010-2011, 2013

Carol de Rosset, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Spanish
B.A., Berea College, 1981; M.A., University of Kentucky, 1983; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, 1989.
Berea, 1989-2002, 2007

Fred de Rosset, Ph.D.
Professor of Spanish
B.A., Berea College, 1972; M.A., University of Kentucky, 1975; Ph.D., 1981.
Berea, 1975

*Elizabeth DiSavino, M.M.
Assistant Professor of Music
B.S., Montclair State College, 1980; M.M., Manhattan School of Music, 1982.
Berea, 2011

*Meghan Doherty, Ph.D.
Director of Gallery and Art Collection Curator; Assistant Professor of Art
B.A., University of Chicago, 2002; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005; Ph.D., 2010.
Berea, 2011

*Colleen Donathan, M.A.
Engagement Specialist, Student Support Services Program; Lecturer in General Studies
B.S., University of North Carolina-Wilmington, 2000;
M.A., Boston College, 2001.
Berea, 2013

Margaret Dotson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Child and Family Studies
B.S., Wright State University, 1968; M.A., 1970; Ph.D., Ohio State University, 2000.
Berea, 2003

Gary Neil Douglas, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Kentucky, 1990; M.S., Iowa State University, 1995; Ph.D., University of Illinois, 2002.
Berea, 2002

Sarah Downs, M.A.
Instructor in Physical Education and Health
B.S., Eastern Kentucky University, 2004; M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2006.
Berea, 2010

Danielle Duckett, Ph.D.
Visiting Instructor of Sociology
B.A., Maryville College, 2003; M.A., University of Kentucky, 2006; Ph.D., 2012.
Berea, 2013

Katherine E. Egerton, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English, Theatre and Communication; English Program Chair (beginning Spring 2014)
B.A. Luther College, 1989; M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1992; Ph.D., 2003.
Berea, 2006

*Sara Ellis, M.A.
Lecturer of Mathematics
B.A., Kentucky State University, 2003; M.A., University of Kentucky, 2011.
Berea, 2011

Ashley Elston, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Art History
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A.; University of Kansas, 2005; Ph.D., 2011.
Berea, 2013

*Beth Feagan, M.A.
Visiting Instructor of General Studies
B.A., Longwood University, 2010; M.A., 2012.
Berea, 2013

Sarah E. Flynn, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Miami University, 2004; M.S., University of Kentucky, 2008; Ph.D., 2010.
Berea, 2012

Robert Foster, Ph.D.
Professor of History and Asian Studies
B.A., Kenyon College, 1988; A.M., Harvard University, 1990; Ph.D., 1997.
Berea, 1997

Kevin Neal Gardner, M.F.A.
Assistant Professor of Art
B.A., St. John’s College, 1997; MFA, Indiana University, 2009.
Berea, 2010

Mary Robert Garrett, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.A., Macalester College, 2002; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2007.
Berea, 2009

Nancy E. Y. Gift, Ph.D.
Compton Chair in Sustainability and Associate Professor of Environmental Studies; Sustainability and Environmental Studies Program Chair
A.B., Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges, 1993; M.S., University of Kentucky, 1995; Ph.D., Cornell University, 2002.
Berea, 2012

Raymond W. Gonzalez, M.F.A.
Assistant Professor of Art
B.A., California State University Northridge, 2000; MFA, New Mexico State University, 2005.
Berea, 2013

Ronald Stephen Gowler, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of General Studies
B.A., Campbellsville College, 1976; M.A., Vanderbilt University, 1977; M.A., University of Louisville, 1980; M.A., University of Iowa, 1988; Ph.D., 1989.
Berea, 1993

Margarita Beatriz Graetzer, Ph.D.
Professor of Spanish
B.A., Catholic University of Ecuador, 1984; M.A., University of Texas, 1988; Ph.D., 1994.
Berea, 1991

Larry Gratton, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
B.S., Western Carolina University, 1993; M.S., 1996; Ph.D., Oregon State University, 2005.
Berea, 2004

Gordon Gray, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Media and Culture
M.A., University of Edinburgh, 1996; Ph.D., Napier University, 2002.
Berea, 2011

*Chris Green, Ph.D.
Director of the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center; Associate Professor of Appalachian Studies; Appalachian Studies Program Chair
B.A., University of Kentucky, 1991; M.A., Appalachian State University, 1993; MFA, Indiana University, 1996; M.S. Ed., 1998; Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2004.
Berea, 2012

*John Calvin Gross, M.S.L.I.S.
Acquisitions/Serials Librarian; Assistant Professor of Library Science
B.A., Berea College, 1986; M.S.L.I.S., University of Kentucky, 2004.
Berea, 2004

Volker Grzimek, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics
M.A., Eberhard-Karls-Universitat, Germany, 1997; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2007.
Berea, 2011

Joshua Guthman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Northwestern University, 1996; M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000; Ph.D., 2008.
Berea, 2009

Peter H. Hackbert, Ph.D.
William and Kay Moore Entrepreneurship and Management Chair; Director of the Entrepreneurship for the Public Good Program; Professor of General Studies.
B.A., University of Cincinnati, 1969; M.A., 1970; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 1976.
Berea, 2007

Sarah Hall, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Plant and Soil Science
B.A., Appalachian State University, 2003; M.S., University of Kentucky, 2007; Ph.D. , 2011.
Berea, 2011

Angela Hammond, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Music
B.A., Loyola University, 1992; M.A., Jacksonville State University, 1999; Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2011.
Berea, 2012

*John Hedger, M.M.
Lecturer in Applied Music
B.A., University of Kentucky, 1982; M.M, 1995.
Berea, 1998

*Susan K. Henthorn, M.L.S.
Coordinator of Electronic Resources; Associate Professor of Library Science
B.Mus. Ed., Otterbein College, 1978; M.L.S., Kent State University, 1989.
Berea, 1990

John Heyrman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science; Political Science Program Chair
B.A., Oberlin College, 1982; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1991.
Berea, 1988

Robert W. Hoag, Ph.D.
Henry Mixter Penniman Chair in Philosophy; Professor of Philosophy; Division V Chairperson
B.A., Davidson College, 1976; M.A., University of Virginia, 1980; Ph.D., 1983.
Berea, 1983

Jeanne M. Hoch, Ph.D.
Professor of German; Foreign Languages Program Chair;
Seabury Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1991
B.A., South Dakota State University, 1971; M.A., Vanderbilt University, 1976; Ph.D., 1979.
Berea, 1980

Tracy M. Hodge, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physics; Physics Program Chair;
B.A., Rice University, 1989; Ph.D., University of Wyoming, 1996.
Berea, 2006

Megan M. Hoffman, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology
B.A., Dartmouth College, 1983; Ph.D., Washington University, 1990.
Berea, 1994

*bell hooks, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor in Residence in Appalachian Studies
B.A., Stanford University, 1973;
M.A., University of Wisconsin, 1974;
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz, 1976.
Berea, 2004

*Silas House, M.F.A.
National Endowment for the Humanities Chair in Appalachian Studies; Associate Professor of Appalachian Studies
B.A., Eastern Kentucky University, 1993; MFA, Spalding University, 2003.
Berea, 2010

*Jason Howard, M.A.
Lecturer of General Studies
B.A., George Washington University, 2003; M.A., University of Kentucky, 2012.
Berea, 2013

Daniel N. Huck, J.D., Ed.D.
William R. Gruver Chair in Leadership Studies; Associate Professor of General Studies
B.A., Bucknell University, 1984; Ed.S., Marshall University, 2000; J.D., Northeastern University School of Law, 1987; Ed.D., West Virginia University, 2001.
Berea, 2007

Matthew C. Jadud, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Technology
B.A., Kenyon College, 1998; M.S., Indiana University, 2002; Ph.D., University of Kent, UK, 2006.
Berea, 2012

Mike Johnson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physical Education
B.A., Berea College, 1973; M.A., Eastern Kentucky University, 1974; Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1984.
Berea, 1979; 1981

*Douglas Newell Jones, M.A.
Adjunct Instructor in German
M.A., University of Kentucky, 2004.
Berea, 2003, 2005

Libby F. Jones, Ph.D.
Chester D. Tripp Chair in Humanities;
Professor of English
B.A., Duke University, 1966; M.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1969; Ph.D., 1979.
Berea, 1988

Eric Kinnamon, M.B.A.
Instructor in Management
B.A., University of Texas, 2003; M.B.A., Texas Tech University, 2006
Berea, 2012

Carol Kirby, R.N., M.S.N.
Associate Professor of Nursing; Nursing Program Coordinator
B.S.N., Eastern Kentucky University, 1996; M.S.N., University of Kentucky, 1998.
Berea, 1998-99, 2004

Anes Kovacevic, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.A., Transylvania University, 2000; Ph.D., Yale University, 2004.
Berea, 2006

Lisa L. Kriner, M.F.A.
Morris B. Belknap, Jr. Chair in Fine Arts; Associate Professor of Art; Director of Visual Arts
B.S., North Carolina State University, 1993; M.F.A, University of Kansas, 1998.
Berea, 2000

Amer S. Lahamer, Ph.D.
W. Leslie Worth Chair in Science; Professor of Physics;
Seabury Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2005
B.S., University of Iowa, 1980; M.S.E.E., 1981; M.S., 1984; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 1990.
Berea, 1989

*Christopher Lakes, M.S.
Director of First Year Programs and Assistant Director of Academic Services; Lecturer in General Studies
B.A., Berea College, 1998; M.S., University of Tennessee, 2001.
Berea, 2007

Julie A. Lasslo, M.P.H.
Instructor of Health
B.S., Eastern Kentucky University, 2007; M.P.H., 2011.
Berea, 2013

Jing-Pang Lee, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
B.S., National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan, 1970; M.S., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1974; Ph.D., 1977.
Berea, 1985

Dwayne A. Mack, Ph.D.
Carter G. Woodson Chair in Negro History; Associate Professor of History
B.A., Methodist College, 1993; M.A., North Carolina Central University, 1996; Ph.D., Washington State University, 2002.
Berea, 2003

Gary S. Mahoney, Ed.D.
Laban T. and LaVerna McClure Chair in Technology and Applied Design; Professor of Technology and Applied Design
Seabury Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2007
B.S., Berea College, 1982; M.S., Murray State University, 1983; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University, 1993.
Berea, 1989

Mark Mahoney, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Technology and Applied Design
B.S., Central Connecticut State University, 2001; M.Ed., Ohio State University, Ph.D., 2009.
Berea, 2009

Nimantha Manamperi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Economics
B.S., University of Colombo, 2006; M.A., Texas Technical University, 2010; Ph.D., 2013.
Berea, 2013

Nicholas Marshall, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Kennesaw State University, 2004; Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2010.
Berea, 2013

*Ivonne Marte, M.Ed., M.H.S.
Instructor of Spanish
B.A., Auburn University, 1999; M.H.S., 2002, M.Ed., 2003.
Berea, 2009

Deborah G. Martin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Theatre
B.A., University of Kentucky, 1985; M.A., The American University, 1989; Ph.D., Texas Tech University, 1998.
Berea, 2001

G. Ed McCormack, M.B.A.
Professor of Business; Economics and Business Program Chair;
Seabury Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2012
B.B.A., Eastern Kentucky University, 1977; M.B.A., 1985.
Berea, 1982

Verlaine McDonald, Ph.D.
Professor of Speech;
B.A., Seattle Pacific University, 1987; M.A., University of Southern California, 1993; Ph.D., 1994.
Berea, 1995

Eileen P. McKiernan Gonzalez, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Art; Art and Art History Program Chair
B.A., Wheaton College, 1992; M.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1997; Ph.D., 2005.
Berea, 2003

Paul McPherson, M.S.
Assistant Professor of Technology and Applied Design
B.S., Berea College, 2008; M.S., Purdue University, 2011.
Berea, 2011

Richard Meadows, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of French; Division IV Chairperson
B.A., New College of Florida, 1992; M.A., University of Virginia, 1994; M.A., Yale University, 1995; M.Phil., 1996; Ph.D., 2001.
Berea, 2002

Neil A. Mecham, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Child and Family Studies
B.A., Utah State University, 1985; M.A., Arizona State University, 1991; Ph.D., Utah State University, 2004.
Berea, 2007

Meta Mendel-Reyes, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of General Studies and Peace and Social Justice Studies; Division VI Chairperson
B.A., University of California-Santa Cruz, 1972; M.A, University of California at Berkeley, 1974; Ph.D., 1992.
Berea, 2000

Wayne Messer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology; Psychology Program Chair
B.A., University of New Hampshire, 1983; M.A.T., University of Florida, 1987; M.S., 1988; Ph.D., 1990.
Berea, 1998

*Laney N. Miller, M.A.
Student Engagement Specialist, Emerging Scholars Program; Lecturer in General Studies
B.A., Eastern Kentucky University, 2011; M.A., 2013.
Berea, 2013

Alan D. Mills, Ed.D.
Professor of Technology and Applied Design; Technology and Applied Design Program Chair
B.S., Miami University, 1974; M.Ed., 1976; Ed.D., University of Cincinnati, 1987.
Berea, 1989

William M. Morningstar, M.F.A.
Bradford and Christine Miller Mishler Art Chair; Professor of Art
B.F.A., Ft. Wayne Art Institute, 1972; M.F.A., Southern Illinois University, 1976.
Berea, 1976

Anthony J. Mortara, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
B.A., Centre College, 2002; M.S., Eastern Kentucky University; Ed.D., University of Kentucky, 2012.
Berea, 2013

Mario Nakazawa, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science; Computer Science Program Chair
B.A, University of Pennsylvania, 1994; Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2005.
Berea, 2005

John (Ian) David Norris, III, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Business
B.A. Stephen F. Austin State University, 2001; M.A., Texas Technical University, 2004; M.B.A., Murray State University, 2013; Texas Technical University, Ph.D., 2007.
Berea, 2013

Richard Olson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sustainability, Environmental Studies and Agriculture
B.A., Dartmouth College, 1973; M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1975; Ph.D., University of Nebraska at Lincoln, 1998.
Berea, 1999

*Leslie Ortquist-Ahrens, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature: Director of the Center for Transformative Learning
B.A., Hope College, 1983; M.A., Indiana University, 1988; Ph.D., 1999.
Berea, 2012

Michael Thomas Panciera, Ph.D.
Clarence M. Clark Chair of Mountain Agriculture; Associate Professor of Agriculture and Natural Resources; Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Chair
B.S., University of Guelph, 1977; M.S., 1979; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1982.
Berea, 1998

*Nathan Patton, M.A.
Instructor of Japanese
B.A., Haverford College, 1990; M.A. John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, 1995; M.A., University of Kentucky, 2001.
Berea, 2012

*Amanda Peach, M.S.L.S.
Instructional Services Librarian; Assistant Professor of Library Science
B.S., Northern Kentucky University, 2004; M.S.L.S., University of Kentucky, 2006.
Berea, 2011

Janice L. Pearce, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science; Division II Chairperson
B.A., Augustana College, 1987; M.A., University of Rochester, 1989; Ph.D., 1992; M.S., University of Minnesota, 2002.
Berea, 1992

Eric R. Pearson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Philosophy; Philosophy Program Chair
B.Ph., Cornell College, 1982; Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1990.
Berea, 1991

Jose V. Pimienta-Bey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of African and African American Studies;
B.A., Gettysburg College, 1984; M.A., Shippensburg University, 1987; Ph.D, Temple University, 1995.
Berea, 2004

Judy Ponder, D.N.P.
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Berea College, 1989; M.S.N., University of Kentucky, 1995; D.N.P., 2012.
Berea, 1993, 2013

Jeff B. Pool, Ph.D.
Eli Lilly Chair in Religion and Culture; Professor of Religion; Religion Program Chair
B.A., Wayland Baptist University, 1975;  M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1979; M.A., Texas Christian University, 1980; Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1994.
Berea, 2003

David B. Porter, D.Phil.
Professor of Psychology and General Studies
B.S., United States Air Force Academy, 1971; M.S., University of California at Los Angeles, 1973; D.Phil., Oxford University, 1986.
Berea, 2001

*Paul Edward Poston, M.A., M.Div., M.S.
Reference & Instruction Librarian; Assistant Professor of Library Science
B.A., Pfeiffer College, 1977; M.A., University of Montevallo, 1979; M.Div., The Methodist Theological School, 1991; M.S., University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 2001.
Berea, 2002

Stephen Pulsford, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English; English Program Chair (Fall 2013)
B.A., University of Strathclyde, 1981; M.A., University of South Carolina, 1987; Ph.D., Indiana University, 1996.
Berea, 1995

Judy A. Rector, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Berea College, 1973; M.A., Miami University, 1975; M.S., University of New Hampshire, 1986; Ph.D., 1992.
Berea, 1989

Maurice Reid, Ph.D.
W. George Matton Chair in Business; Associate Professor of Management
B.A., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1980; M.B.A., Columbia University, 1983; M.A., Ohio State University, 2004; Ph.D., 2008.
Berea, 2011

*Loretta Reynolds, D.Th.
College Chaplain; Assistant Professor of General Studies
B.Mus.Ed., University of Southern Mississippi, 1978; M.Div., Golden Gate Theological Seminary, 1983; M.Th., Baptist Theological Seminary, 1988; D.Th., Melbourne College of Divinity, 1999.
Berea, 1998

*Ann G. Rhodes, D.M.A.
Associate Professor  Emeritus of Music
B.A., Gettysburg College, 1976; M.M., Duquesne University, 1989; D.M.A., West Virginia University, 1993.
Berea, 1994

*Cynthia L. Richardson, Ed.S.
Lecturer in Education Studies
B.S., Eastern Kentucky University, 1976; M.A., 1978; Ed.S., 1983.
Berea, 2000

Jeffrey L. Richey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Religion and Asian Studies; Asian Studies Program Chair
B.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1994; M.T.S., Harvard University, 1997; Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union, 2000.
Berea, 2002

*Abdul H. Rifai, Ph.D.
Professor of Political Science
B.A., American University of Beirut, 1958; M.A., Indiana University, 1960; Ph.D., American University, 1966.
Berea, 1966

Marguerite Rivage-Seul, Ed.D.
Professor of Women’s Studies; Women’s and Gender Studies Program Chair
B.A., Central Michigan University, 1972; M.I.A., School of International Training, 1973; Ed.D., University of Kentucky, 1984.
Berea, 1987

*Angel Rivera, M.A.
Coordinator of Information Literacy; Assistant Professor of Library Science
B.A., Purdue University, 1992; M.A., Ball State University, 1998; M.A., Indiana University, 2004.
Berea, 2012

Katrina Rivers Thompson, Ph.D.
Professor of Child and Family Studies; Child and Family Studies Program Chair
B.A., Salem College, 1973; Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 1984.
Berea, 1986

*Randall Roberts, M.A.
Assistant Professor of General Studies; Coordinator of Convocations
B.A., Northern Kentucky University, 1974; M.A., University of Kentucky, 1991.
Berea, 2000

*Lyle D. Roelofs, Ph.D.
President
B.S., Calvin College, 1975; M.S., University of Maryland, 1978, Ph.D., 1980.
Berea, 2012

*Susan P. Rosa, M.Ed.
Lecturer in General Studies
B.A., University of Waterloo, 1998;
M.Ed., Ashland University, 2008.
Berea, 2013

Ronald B. Rosen, Ph.D.
Mabel D. Worth Chair in Science; Professor of Biology; Division I Chairperson;
Seabury Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2008
B.A., Hendrix College, 1976; M.S., Colorado State University, 1978; Ph.D., University of Manitoba, 1984.
Berea, 1989

Julee Rosser, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies
B.A., Ball State University, 1997; M.A., 1998; Ed.D., 2013.
Berea, 2013

Jon Saderholm, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education Studies
B.A., Berea College, 1987; M.Ed., University of Louisville, 1999; Ph.D., 2007.
Berea, 2007

Matthew Saderholm, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry; Chemistry Program Chair
B.A., Berea College, 1992; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1998.
Berea, 1999

*Curtis Sandberg, M.A.
Director of Academic Services; Lecturer in General Studies
B.S., University of Wyoming, 1992; M.A., 2001.
Berea, 2007

*Elizabeth A. Sartor, M.A.
Engagement Specialist, Student Support Services Program; Lecturer in General Studies
B.A., Berry College; M.A., Geneva College, 2004
Berea, 2011

Roy M. Scudder-Davis, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology
B.A., Princeton University, 1973; M.A., Boston University, 1977; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1983.
Berea, 1988

*F. Tyler Sergent, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor of General Education
B.S., Kentucky Christian College, 1992; M.A., Emmanuel School of Religion, 1995; M.A., Western Michigan University, 1999; Ph.D., Roskilde Unversitet, Denmark, 2009.
Berea, 2011

*Mary Ann Shupe, M.A.
Theatre Lab Costume Designer; Costume Shop Supervisor; Instructor in Theatre
B.A., Berea College, 1968; M.A., University of Kentucky, 2008.
Berea, 1984

Duane Smith, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Religion and General Studies
B.A., William Penn College, 1980; M.Div., Earlham School of Religion, 1983; Th.M., Harvard Divinity School, 1986; A.M., Harvard University, 1991; Ph.D., 1994.
Berea, 1995

*Robert J. Smith, Ph.D.
Director of Academic Assessment; Associate Professor of Psychology
B.S., University of Arizona, 1997; M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1999; Ph.D., 2003.
Berea, 2003

Paul C. Smithson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Science
B.S., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1973; M.S., North Carolina State University, 1978; Ph.D., 1990.
Berea, 2002

Melody A. Srsic, M.S.
Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Health
B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1997; M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2003.
Berea, 2003

Bobby Ann Starnes, Ed.D.
Professor of Education Studies
B.S., Wright State University, 1971; Ed.M., Harvard University, 1987; Ed.D., Harvard University, 1990.
Berea, 2006

*Scott R. Steele, Ph.D.
Dean of Curriculum and Student Learning; Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., Texas Christian University, 1990; M.A., Texas A & M University, 1992; M.S., 1993; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997.
Berea, 2002

*Dwana Stevens, M.M.
Lecturer in Applied Music
B.M.E., Morehead State University, 1973; M.M., University of Kentucky, 1982.
Berea, 1980

Jason Strange, M.A.
Assistant Professor of General Studies
B.S., Eastern Kentucky University, 2000; M.A., University of Kentucky, 2003.
Berea, 2008, 2010

*Linda Strong-Leek, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs;  Women’s and Gender Studies Program Chair (Fall Term 2013); Professor of Women’s Studies and General Studies;
B.A., North Carolina Central University, 1988; M.A., 1990; Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1994.
Berea, 2002

*Adria Sutherland, M.M.
Lecturer in Applied Music
B.M., Morehead State University, 1999; B.S., Eastern Kentucky University, 2009; M.M., East Carolina University, 2001.
Berea, 2012

Matthew D. Talbert, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Music
BME, Appalachian State University, 2004; MME, 2005; Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 2012.
Berea, 2013

*Theresa Thesing, M.A.
Lecturer in Mathematics
B.S., Iowa State University, 1981; M.A., Eastern Kentucky University, 1989.
Berea, 2007

Deborah Thompson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of General Studies; Coordinator of Country Dance Programs
B.A., Hampshire College, 1982; M.A., Appalachian State University, 1988; Ph.D.,University of Kentucky, 2012.
Berea, 2006-2009, 2010

R. Wayne Tolliver, D.B.A.
William J. Hutchins Alumni Chair; Associate Professor of Economics and Business
B.S., Berea College, 1968; M.A., Eastern Kentucky University, 1971; D.B.A., University of Kentucky, 1987.
Berea, 1975

Michelle Tooley, Ph.D.
Eli Lilly Chair in Religion; Associate Professor of Religion and Peace Studies; Peace and Social Justice Studies Program Chair
B.S., Northwestern State University of Louisiana, 1975; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1982; Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1994.
Berea, 2003

*Alicestyne Turley, Ph.D.
Director of the Carter G. Woodson Center for Interracial Education; Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies
B.A., Georgetown College, 1994; MPA, Mississippi State University, 1996; M.A., University of Kentucky, 2000; Ph.D., 2009.
Berea, 2012

Lisa Turner, Ph.D., R.N., A.P.R.N.
Assistant Professor of Nursing
BSN, University of Virginia, 200; MSN, 2001; Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2011.
Berea, 2012

Caryn Vazzana, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1993; M.S., Purdue University, 1996; Ph.D., 2002.
Berea, 1999

Martin Veillette, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physics
B.S., Laval University, 1996; M.S., McMaster University, 1998; Ph.D., University of California at Santa Barbara, 2003.
Berea, 2007

Susan Vickous, M.S.N, R.N.
Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Western Kentucky University, 1983; M.S.N., University of Wyoming, 2010.
Berea, 2011

Teresa Villaran, M.S.N., R.N.
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S., Sangamon State University, 1992; M.S., California College for Health Sciences, 2000; M.S.N., University of Kentucky, 2006.
Berea, 2006

Wendy Zagray Warren, M.A.
Visiting Instructor of Education Studies
B.A., Miami University, 1983; M.A., University of Montana, 2012. 
Berea, 2012

Marie-Madeleine Watkins, Ph.D.
Professor of French
B.A., The Sorbonne, 1968; M.A., University of Texas, 1972; Ph.D., 1981.
Berea, 1978

Althea Webb, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education Studies
B.A., Brescia College, 1987; M.S.W., University of Louisville, 1990; Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2008.
Berea, 2007

Al White, A.B.
Lecturer in Applied Music
A.B., Berea College, 1981.
Berea, 1999

*Philip Wiggs, M.F.A.
Resident Potter
B.A., Berea College, 1991; M.F.A., University of Massachusetts at South Dartmouth, 2001.
Berea, 2003-2007, 2012

*Sandra L. Williams, M.S.
Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Health; Athletic Trainer
B.S., Eastern Kentucky University, 1992; M.S., 1993.
Berea, 1993

Wendy Williams, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Social Psychology and Women’s Studies
B.A., Swarthmore College, 1997; M.S., University of Florida-Gainesville, 1999; Ph.D., University of California-Santa Cruz, 2005.
Berea, 2011

*Charles Wilton, M.S.
Lecturer in Physics
B.A., Colby College, 1984; M.S. University of Wyoming, 1995.
Berea, 2011

Penelope Ann Wong, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education; Interim Education Studies Program Chair
B.A., Mount Holyoke College, 1985; M.A., Northern Arizona University, 1992; Ed.D., 2001.
Berea, 2012

Stephanie Woodie, M.F.A.
Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Health;
B.S., Campbellsville College, 1981; M.S., Eastern Kentucky University, 1987;  M.F.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1994.
Berea, 1988

Andrea Woodward, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Social Sciences
B.A., Bethel College, 1998; M.A., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2001; M.S., Cornell University, 2007; Ph.D., 2011.
Berea, 2011

Billy Wooten, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English, Theatre, and Communication; Communication Program Chair
B.A., Berea College, 1998; M.A., Georgia State University, 2002; Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2006.
Berea, 2002

Amanda Wyrick, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Bellarmine University, 2003; M.Ed., University of Louisville, 2006; Ph.D., 2011.
Berea, 2013

*Michael Young, M.M.
Visiting Lecturer of Music
B.A., Northwestern University, 1996;
M.M., University of Cincinnati, 1998.
Berea, 2013

* denotes part-time employment status or full-time employment with less than a full teaching load.

Emeritus Teaching Faculty, July 2011

Janette Amboise-Chaumont, M.Mus.

Associate Professor of Music, 1970-89.

Elise André, Ph.D.

Professor of French, 1976-95.

Richard N. Barnes, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology, 1962-94.

Alice K. Batson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Nursing, 1976-94.

Billy F. Best, Ed.D.

Professor of Physical Education, 1962-2002.

Irene D. Betts, M.A.

Coordinator of the Field Study Program;

Lecturer in English and Education, 1982-95.

Irmars Birznieks, Ph.D.

Professor of German, 1975-95.

Larry K. Blair, Ph.D.

Nathaniel Southgate Shaler Memorial Chair in Chemistry;

Professor of Chemistry, 1971-2006.

Orville F. Boes, M.A.

Associate Professor of Business, 1950-56; 1959-91.

John S. Bolin, Ph.D.

Professor of English, 1970-2009.

Patricia D. Boyce, M.S.

Lecturer in Mathematics; Co-Director of the Basic Mathematics

Program, 1972-74; 1981-84; 1985-2001.

Robert Boyce, Ph.D.

Bradford and Christine Miller Mishler Art Chair;

Professor of Art, 1981-2008.

Roberta Jean Boyce, M.A.

Lecturer in French; Supervisor of the Language Laboratory,

1983, 1986-2008.

Stephen S. Boyce, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics, 1969-2003.

Thomas A. Boyd, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology, 1977-2007.

Eugene T. Chao, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology, 1983-2010.

Cleophus Charles, Ph.D.

Carter Woodson Professorship in Negro History, 1973-2000.

Roswell D. Cox, Ph.D.

Julia Parmly Billings Chair in Child and Family Studies;

Professor of Child and Family Studies, 1970-2006.

Laura A. Crawford, M.N.

Associate Professor of General Studies, 1965-66, 1968-2006.

Neil Di Teresa, M.A.

Professor of Art, 1962-2010.

Richard B. Drake, Ph.D.

Julian-Van Dusen Professor of American History, 1956-92.

Philip W. English, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Speech, 1990-2007.

James E. Gage, Ph.D.

Professor of English, 1974-2004.

Claude E. Gentry, Ph.D.

Professor of Agronomy and Biology, 1960-99.

Carol Gesner, Ph.D.

Professor of English, 1954-87.

Larry C. Grunwald, M.S., M.A.

Associate Professor of Mathematics, 1967-2000.

Martha Joyce Hager, Ed.D.

Professor of Physical Education, 1961-2010.

Edith L. Hansen, M.L.S.

Reference/Instruction Librarian;

Assistant Professor of Library Science, 1984-2000.

Eileen Hart, M.S.L.S.

Serials Librarian; Assistant Professor of Library Science, 1986-2003.

Donald Hudson, Ed.D.

William J. Hutchins Alumni Chair in Technology and Industrial Arts;

Professor of Technology and Industrial Arts, 1965-2007.

Walter E. Hyleck, M.F.A.

Morris B. Belknap, Jr. Chair in Fine Arts;

Professor of Art; Resident Potter; and

Director of Ceramics Apprenticeship Program, 1967-2008.

Robert L. Johnstone, Ph.D.

Clarence M. Clark Professor of Mountain Agriculture and Economics, 1964-96.

Martie Ries Kazura, M.B.A.

Professor of Business, 1991-2013

Oliver M. Keels, Ph.D.

Professor of General Studies, 1980-2010.

Atossa Kramer, M.M.

Lecturer in Music, 1975-2009.

Zelek Lawrence Lipchinsky, M.S.

Associate Professor of Geology and Geography;

Chairperson, Department of Geology and Geography;

Curator, Wilbur Greeley Burroughs Geologic Museum, 1964-2003.

John P. Little, D.M.A.

Associate Professor of General Studies, 1977-2003.

Gordon McKinney, Ph.D.

Julian-Van Dusen Chair in American History;

Professor of History, 1995-2009.

A. Lee Morris, Ph.D.

Campus Minister; Assistant Professor of Religion, 1979-2000.

Paul David Nelson, Ph.D.

Julian-Van Dusen Chair in American History, 1970-2005.

Marlene Payne, M.S.

Instructor in Child and Family Studies, 1970-1975, 1987, 1994, 1998-2006.

Sandra L. Pennington, Ph.D.

Professor of Nursing, 1988-2006.

Alfred Perkins, Ph.D.

Professor of History, 1986-2004.

Christopher M. Pierce, M.A.

Assistant Professor of Art, 1967-2005.

Smith T. Powell III, Ph.D.

Charles F. Kettering Chair in Science, 1970-2006.

Lester F. Pross, M.A.

Professor of Art, 1946-91.

John M. Ramsay, Ph.D.

Director of Recreation Extension;

Assistant Professor of Animal Science, 1973-95.

Ann G. Rhodes, D.M.A.

Associate Professor of Music

1994-2012

D. Michael Rivage-Seul, S.T.D.

Professor of General Studies;

Director of Peace and Social Justice Studies Program, 1974-2010.

Catherine W. Roberts, M.S.

Head of Technical Services;

Associate Professor of Library Science, 1974-2003.

Gerald F. Roberts, Ph.D.

Special Collections Librarian;

Professor of Library Science, 1975-2001.

Dorothy Schnare, Ph.D.

Professor of English, 1983-2003.

Robert J. Schneider, D.S.M.

Distinguished Professor of General Studies;

Professor of Classical Languages, 1968-2000.

Claire Schuster, M.S.N.

Associate Professor of Nursing, 1995-2010.

Marilla Scudder-Davis, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology, 1980-2010.

Richard D. Sears, Ph.D.

Chester D. Tripp Chair in Humanities;

Professor of English and Theatre, 1967-2010.

Clifford Sowell, Ph.D.

W. George Matton Chair in Economics;

Professor of Economics, 1981-2010.

Susan Eike Spalding, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Physical Education and Health;

Chairperson, Department of Physical Education and

Health; Director of Dance Programs, 1995-2010.

Philip V. Spears, Ph.D.

W. George Matton Chair in Business;

Professor of Business, 1968-2006.

L. Eugene Startzman, Ph.D.

Professor of English, 1967-2008.

Ralph Stinebrickner, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics, 1974-2008.

William F. Stolte, Ph.D.

W. George Matton Professor of Economics, 1970-99.

Grace S. Stuckert, M.S.

Associate Professor of Nursing, 1971-94.

Robert W. Suder, Ph.D.

Francis Alexander McGaw Chair in Religion; Professor of Religion, 1985-2013

Robert P. Stuckert, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology, 1975-92.

Keila C. Thomas, Ed.D.

Julia Parmly Billings Chair in Child and Family Studies;

Professor of Child and Family Studies;

Interim Director of the Child Development Laboratory, 1982-2010.

Ralph L. Thompson, Ph.D.

Charles F. Kettering Chair in Science;

Professor of Biology, 1980-2010.

Barbara Wade, Ph.D.

Professor of English, 1977-2010.

John Wallhausser, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor of General Studies;

Henry Mixter Penniman Professor of Philosophy and Bible, 1975-2003.

Joan Weston, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Physical Education and Health;

Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, 1980-2006.

James L. Yount, Ed.D.

Professor of Technology and Industrial Arts, 1979-2006.

Administrative Divisions

President's Division

Lyle D. Roelofs, Ph.D.

President

B.S.,Calvin College, 1975;

M.S., Drew University of Maryland, 1978;

Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1980.

Berea, 2012

Gail E. Bowman, J.D., M.Div.

Director of the Willis D. Weatherford, Jr. Campus Christian Center & Chaplain

B.A., University of Iowa, 1974;

J.D., Harvard Law School, 1977;

M.Div., Howard University, 1987.

Berea, 2012

Mark R. Cartmill, M.A.

Director of Athletics and Seabury Center

B.S., St. Lawrence University, 1975

M.A., Western Carolina University, 1983.

Berea, 2008

David Cooke, M.S.

Director of the Appalachian Fund;

Program Coordinator of Entrepreneurship for the Public Good

B.S., Berea College, 1982;

M.S., West Virginia University, 2003.

Berea, 2005

Dreama Gentry, J.D.

Director of Externally Funded Programs

B.A., Berea College, 1989;

J.D., University of Kentucky, 1992.

Berea, 1993

John Lympany, Ed.D.

Chief Information Officer

B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1983;

M.A., University of North Carolina at Wilmington, 1996; Ed.D, Spalding University, 2003.

Berea, 2004

Judith Weckman, M.S.

Director of Institutional Research and Assessment

B.S., University of Kentucky, 1978;

M.S., University of Kentucky, 1982

M.S. Eastern Kentucky University, 1999.

Berea, 1994

Judge B. Wilson II, J.D.

General Counsel and Secretary of the College

B.A., Berea College, 1978;

J.D., University of Kentucky, 1981.

Berea, 2001

Financial Affairs Division

Jeffrey Amburgey, M.S.

Vice President for Finance

B.B.A., Eastern Kentucky University, 1982;

M.S., University of Kentucky, 1984.

Berea, 1994

Aurelia L. Brandenburg, C.P.S.M., C.P.M., B.S.

Purchasing Manager

B.S., Berea College, 1983

Certified Purchasing Manager, 1999

Certified Professional in Supply Management.

Berea, 2000

Alane Poff, B.S.

Associate Controller, Financial Affairs

B.S., Berea College, 1993.

Berea, 1993

David Wilkerson, C.P.A., M.B.A.

Controller, Financial Affairs

B.S., University of Kentucky 1986;

M.B.A, Vanderbilt University, 1988;

Certified Public Accountant

Berea, 2005

Academic Division

Chad Berry, Ph.D.

Academic Vice President and Dean of the Faculty

Goode Professor of Appalachian Studies; Professor of History

B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1986;

M.A., Western Kentucky University, 1988;

Ph.D. Indiana University, Bloomington, 1995.

Berea, 2006

James Atkinson, M.S.

Director of Career Development;

B.A., Kentucky Wesleyan College, 1991;

M.S., Eastern Kentucky University, 2000.

Berea, 2011

Wanda K. Burch, M.Ed.

Registrar

B.A., Columbia International University, 1999;

M.Ed., Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 2005.

Berea, 2010

Richard Cahill, Ph.D.

Director of International Education;

Associate Professor of History

B.A., Westmont College, 1988;

M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1990;

Ph.D., 1996.

Berea, 2005

Mark R. Cartmill, M.A.

Director of Athletics and Seabury Center

B.S., St. Lawrence University, 1975

M.A., Western Carolina University, 1983.

Berea, 2008

Wilma Chambers, B.A.

Director of Child Development Laboratory

B.A., Berea College, 1991.

Berea, 2004

Anne Chase, M.L.S.

Director of Library Services;

Associate Professor of Library Science

B.A., University of Louisville, 1981;

M.L.S., Indiana University, 1982.

Berea, 1995

Ashley Cochrane, M.S.

Director of the Center for Excellence in Learning through Service

B.A., University of Virginia, 1995;

M.S. University of Kentucky, 2001.

Berea, 2003

Chris Green, Ph.D.

Director of the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center;

Associate Professor of Appalachian Studies;

B.A, University of Kentucky, 1991; MFA, Indiana University, 1996;

M.S., 1998; Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2004.

Berea, 2012

Luke Hodson, M.A.

Director of Admissions

B.S., Berea College, 2002.

M.A., Union College, 2007.

Berea, 2005

Monica Jones, M.A.

Director of the Black Cultural Center

B.A., Ohio University,1991; M.A., 2004.

Berea, 2012

Chris Lakes, M.S.

Coordinator of the First-Year Experience

B.A., Berea College, 1999; M.S., University of Tennessee, 2001.

Berea, 2001

Esther Livingston, M.S.

Director of Internships;

B.A., Midway College, 2001;

M.S., University of Kentucky, 2006.

Berea, 2011

Nancy Melton, M.A.

Director of Student Financial Aid Services

B.A., Berea College, 1972;

M.A., Morehead State University, 1979.

Berea, 2009

 

Leslie Ortquist-Ahrens, Ph.D.

Director of the Center for Transformative Learning

Associate Professor of Comparitive Literature

B.A., Hope College, 1983

M.A., Indiana University, 1988, Ph.D.; 1999

Berea, 2012

Curtis T. Sandberg, M.S., M.P.A.

Director of Academic Services

B.S., University of Wyoming, 1992,

M.S., 1995; M.P.A., 2001.

Berea, 2007

Robert J. Smith, Ph.D

Director of Academic Assessment;

Associate Professor of Psychology

B.S., University of Arizona, 1997;

M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1999; Ph.D., 2003.

Berea, 2003

Scott R. Steele, Ph.D.

Dean of Curriculum and Student Learning;

Associate Professor of Economics

B.A., Texas Christian University, 1990;

M.A., Texas A & M University, 1992; M.S., 1993;

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997.

Berea, 2002

Linda Strong-Leek, Ph.D.

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs;

Professor of Women’s Studies and General Studies;

B.A., North Carolina Central University, 1988;

M.A., 1990; Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1994.

Berea, 2002

Alicestyne Turley, Ph.D.

Director of the Carter G. Woodson Center for Interracial Education;

Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies;

B.A., Georgetown College, 1994; MPA, Mississippi State University, 1996; M.A., University of Kentucky, 2000, Ph.D., 2009.

Berea, 2012

Labor and Student Life Division (August, 2013 to July, 2014)

Gail Wolford, M.A.

Vice President for Labor and Student Life

B.S., Ohio University, 1969; M.A., 1979.

Berea, 1985

Virgil M. Burnside, M.P.A.

Director of Residential Life Services and Collegium

B.A., Berea College, 1974;

M.P.A., University of Kentucky, 1992.

Berea, 1980

Miriam David, M.D.

Physician/Director of College Health Service

B.S.N., University of Michigan, 1967;

M.S., University of Missouri, 1971;

M.D., University of Kentucky, 1983.

Berea, 2001

Gus Gerassimides, M.S.

Assistant Vice President for Student Life

B.S., Berea College, 1983;

M.S., Indiana University, 1993.

Berea, 1986-89; 1990

V. Lavoyed Hudgins, B.A.

Director of Public Safety

B.A., Liberty University, 1993

Berea, 2010

Sue Reimondo, Ph.D., L.P.C.C.

Director of Counseling and Disability Services

B.S., Rochester Institute of Technology, 1981;

M.S., Colorado State University, 1994; Ph.D., 1997.

Berea, 2002

David K. Tipton, M.S.

Dean of Labor

B.S., Eastern Kentucky, 1974; B.S., 1977;

M.S., University of Kentucky, 1994.

Berea, 2004

Alumni and College Relations Division

Michelle L. Janssen, B.A.

Vice President for Alumni and College Relations

B.A., Valparaiso University, 1987.

Berea, 2011

Chris Maguire, M.S.

Associate Vice President of Integrated Marketing Communications

B.A., University of Louisville, 1984;

M.S., Spalding University, 2007.

Berea, 2012

Dorothy Ruble, B.S.

Director of Advancement Services

B.S., Berea College, 1981.

Berea, 1991

Amy Shehee, B.S.

Director of Gift Planning

B.S., Berea College, 1991;

J.D., University of Tennessee, 1994.

Berea, 2006

Joanne Singh, M.A.

Associate Vice President for Development

B.S., Westfield State College, 1979;

M.A., Smith College, 1989

Berea, 2003

Operations and Sustainability Division

Derrick Singleton, M.B.A.

Interim Vice President, Operations and Sustainability

B.S. Biology, Eastern Kentucky University, 1987

B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 1994

Executive M.B.A., Sullivan University, 2006

Berea, 2011

 

Erin Farrell

Director of People Services

BSBA, Indiana Wesleyan University, 1992

MBA, Indiana Institute of Technology, 2003

Berea, 2013

Melvin Cooper, M.S.

Director of Printing Services

A.S. Eastern Kentucky University, 1979;

B.S., 1981; M.S., 1982.

Berea, 1996

Tim Glotzbach, M.F.A.

Director of Student Crafts

B.S. Indiana State University;

M.F.A. Jewelry Metalsmithing, Southern Illinois University.

Berea, 2007

Leslie Kaylor, M.P.A.

Director of Environmental Health and Safety

B.S., Eastern Kentucky University, 1977; M.P.A., 1987.

Berea, 2002

Wayne Orr

Director, Facilities Management

Berea, 2012

Clint Patterson, B.S.

Berea College Forester

B.S. Forestry, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1992

Berea, 2010

Martha J. Wayland, B.A., M.B.A.

Director, Berea College Bookstore

B.A., Central Michigan University, 1978;

M.B.A., Indiana Wesleyan University, 1991.

Berea, 2010

Trustees

Board of Trustees (August, 2013 - July, 2014)

Chairman of the Board

David E. Shelton

Board of Trustees

Vicki E. Allums, Reston, Virginia*

Charlotte F. Beason, Louisville, Kentucky

Vance Blade, Louisville, Kentucky

Nancy E. Blair, Stamford, Connecticut

Joseph John Bridy, New York, New York

Lynne Blankenship Caldwell, Richmond, Virginia*

Scott Caldwell, Cumming, Georgia

David H. Chow, Westport, Connecticut

M. Elizabeth Culbreth, Waynesville, North Carolina

Chella S. David, Rochester, Minnesota

John E. Fleming, Yellow Springs, Ohio

Jerry B. Hale, Gray, Tennessee*

Donna S. Hall, Lexington, Kentucky

Bob Hawks, Peachtree City, Georgia*

Scott M. Jenkins, Rosemont, Pennsylvania

Glenn R. Jennings, Berea, Kentucky

Shawn C.D. Johnson, Winchester, Massachusetts

Brenda Todd Larsen, Johns Island, South Carolina

Eugene Y. Lowe Jr., Evanston, Illinois

Harold L. Moses, Nashville, Tennessee

Douglas M. Orr, Black Mountain, North Carolina

Thomas W. Phillips, Oneida, Tennessee

William B. Richardson, Whitesburg, Kentucky

Dennis R. Roop, Aurora, Colorado

Charles Ward Seabury II, Thousand Oaks, California

David E. Shelton, Wilkesboro, North Carolina

Tyler S. Thompson, Louisville, Kentucky

Robert T. Yahng, Kentfield, California

Stephanie B. Zeigler, Rowayton, Connecticut

* Alumni Trustee

Honorary Trustees

John Alden Auxier, Knoxville, Tennessee

James T. Bartlett, Boston, Massachusetts

Martin A. Coyle, Sonoma, California

Frederic L. Dupree Jr., Lexington, Kentucky

Alice R. Manicur, Frostburg, Maryland

Elissa May-Plattner, Frankfort, Kentucky

Thomas H. Oliver, St. Helena Island, South Carolina

David S. Swanson, Brunswick, Maine

David O. Welch, Ashland, Kentucky

R. Elton White, Sarasota, Florida

Dawneda F. Williams, Wise, Virginia