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Division of Academic Affairs
Undergraduate Catalog 2012-13


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College of Education

Linda A. Patriarca, Professor and Dean
(BA, MA, Eastern Michigan University; PhD, Michigan State University)
John A. Swope, Associate Professor and Associate Dean
(BBA, MBA, Eastern Kentucky University; EdD, University of Kentucky)
Vivian W. Mott, Professor and Interim Associate Dean
(BS, MS, University of Tennessee; PhD, University of Georgia)
Alana Zambone, Associate Professor and Interim Associate Dean
(BA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; MS, PhD, Vanderbilt University)
Vivian Martin Covington, Teaching Assistant Professor and Director of Teacher Education
(BS, MAEd, CAS, EdD, East Carolina University)
Diana B. Lys, Director of Assessment and Accreditation
(BA, MAT, EdD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Department of Business and Information Technologies Education

Ivan G. Wallace, Professor and Chair
(BS, MA, MA, EdS, Truman State University; EdD, University of Georgia)
Maureen Ellis, Associate Professor
(BS, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College; MS, PhD, Indiana University)
Elizabeth M. Hodge, Associate Professor
(BS, Ithaca College; MS, East Carolina University; PhD, University of Florida)
Stephen E. Kirk, Teaching Instructor
(BS, New School for Social Research School of Management; MS, Milano Graduate School)
Eric Kisling, Assistant Professor
(BS, University of Alabama; MAS, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; MS, PhD, Indiana University)
Ruth Lupton, Teaching Instructor
(BSBE, MS, East Carolina University)
Patricia B. Stallings, Teaching Instructor
(BSBE, MA, East Carolina University)
John A. Swope, Associate Professor and Associate Dean
(BBA, MBA, Eastern Kentucky University; EdD, University of Kentucky)
Shelia Y. Tucker, Associate Professor
(BS, MA, PhD, Virginia Polytechnic and State University)
Scott Williams, Teaching Assistant Professor
(BSBE, MAEd, East Carolina University; PhD, Virginia Polytechnic and State University)
Tomegia Winston, Teaching Instructor
(BSBA, MS, East Carolina University)

Department of Education Leadership

William A. Rouse, Jr., Associate Professor and Interim Chair
(BS, MAEd, EdS, EdD, East Carolina University)
Kermit G. Buckner, Professor
(AB, MA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; EdD, University of North Carolina, Greensboro)
Charles R. Gainey, Teaching Professor
(BS, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; MAEd, East Carolina University; EdD, University of North Carolina, Greensboro)
Lee W. Grier, Teaching Professor
(AB, High Point University; MEd, University of North Carolina, Greensboro; EdD, Duke University)
William J. Grobe, Associate Professor
(BA, MEd, EdD, State University of New York, Buffalo)
Harold L. Holloman, Associate Professor
(BA, Wake Forest University; MA, East Carolina University; PhD, University of South Carolina)
James O. McDowelle, Professor
(BA, West Virginia State University; MS, Radford University; EdD, University of Virginia)
Joy C. Phillips, Teaching Associate Professor
(BS, MA, Louisiana Tech University; PhD, University of Texas, Austin)
Marjorie C. Ringler, Associate Professor
(BS, Florida International University; MAEd, Stetson University; EdD, University of Florida)
Linda C. Stevens, Teaching Professor
(BA, Campbell University; MAT, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; EdD, East Carolina University)
Thomas J. Williams, Leadership Development and Outreach
(BS, Pembroke State University; MAEd, EdS, EdD, East Carolina University)

Department of Elementary Education and Middle Grades Education

Ann Adams Bullock, Associate Professor and Interim Chair
(BS, Appalachian State University; MA, New Mexico State University; PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University)
Patricia J. Anderson, Professor
(BS, MAEd, Delta State University; EdD, University of Georgia)
Jamin Carson, Associate Professor
(BA, MEd, PhD, University of Texas)
Margaret Kristen Cuthrell, Associate Professor
(BA, Duke University; MEd, Lesley University; EdD, Wilmington College)
Paige Everett, Teaching Instructor
(BS, MAEd, East Carolina University)
Elizabeth Fogarty, Associate Professor
(BA, College of Saint Benedict; MS, Minnesota State University; PhD, University of Connecticut)
Helen Carol Greene, Associate Professor
(BA, Morehead State University; MAEd, East Carolina University; PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
Theresa Guidry, Teaching Assistant Professor and Coordinator of MAT
(BA, Meredith College; MAEd, EdD, East Carolina University)
Sandra Harvey, Teaching Instructor
(BS, MAEd, East Carolina University)
Brian Housand, Assistant Professor
(BS, BA, University of Georgia; MA, EdD, University of Connecticut)
Mark L’Esperance, Associate Professor
(BS, MEd, PhD, University of North Carolina, Greensboro)
Jane Carol Manner, Associate Professor
(AB, Vassar College; MEd, East Stroudsburg University; EdS, Barry University; EdD, Florida International University)
Katherine A. O’Conner, Associate Professor
(BA, Catawba College; MAEd, EdD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Betty B. Peel, Associate Professor
(BS, University of North Carolina, Greensboro; MS, PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
C. Lisa Rogerson, Teaching Instructor
(BS, MAEd, EdD, East Carolina University)
Marilyn A. Sheerer, Professor and Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
(BS, Bloomsburg University; MS, Syracuse University; PhD, Ohio University)
Dawn B. Shelton, Teaching Instructor
(BA, MAEd, East Carolina University)
Judith J. Smith, Assistant Professor
(BS, MAEd, EdD, East Carolina University)
Joy N. Stapleton, Associate Professor
(BS, Radford University; MEd, University of Richmond; PhD, University of Tennessee)
Christina Tschida, Assistant Professor
(BA, College of St. Catherine; MSA, Phd, University of North Carolina, Greensboro)
Louis L. Warren, Professor
(BS, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; MEd, University of North Carolina, Pembroke; EdD, University of Georgia)
Lisa Wilkins, Teaching Instructor
(BS, MAEd, East Carolina University)
Peggy Yates, Associate Professor
(BA, Fairmont State University; MAEd, Tarleton State University; CAGS, PhD, Regent University)

Department of Higher, Adult and Counselor Education

Vivian W. Mott, Professor and Chair
(BS, MS, University of Tennessee; PhD, University of Georgia)
Crystal R. Chambers, Associate Professor
(BA, Spelman College; JD, PhD, University of Virginia)
Allison Crowe, Assistant Professor
(BA, University of Virginia; MS, College of William and Mary; PhD, University of North Carolina, Greensboro)
Kylie Dotson-Blake, Assistant Professor
(BA, MS, East Carolina University; PhD, College of William and Mary)
J. Scott Glass, Associate Professor
(BA, North Carolina State University; MEd, East Carolina University; PhD, University of North Carolina, Greensboro)
Elizabeth S. Knott, Associate Professor
(BA, Meredith College; MEd, EdD, North Carolina State University)
Cheryl C. McFadden, Associate Professor
(BS, University of North Carolina, Greensboro; MA, Villanova University; EdD, Widener University)
Michael Poock, Associate Professor
(BA, MA, Bowling Green State University; MPA, State University of New York, Albany; PhD, Kent State University)
Steven W. Schmidt, Associate Professor
(BSBA, MS, PhD, University of Wisconsin)
Mark B. Scholl, Associate Professor
(BA, St. Andrews Presbyterian College; MEd, PhD, University of North Carolina, Greensboro)
Sandra Seay, Associate Professor
(BA, University of Massachusetts, Boston; MA, University of Chicago; MA, EdD, East Tennessee State University)
David Siegel, Associate Professor
(BA, Wake Forest University; MEd, University of South Carolina; PhD, University of Michigan)

Department of Library Science

John B. Harer, Associate Professor and Interim Chair
(BS, Bloomsburg University; MSLS, Clarion University; MPA, University of Baltimore; PhD, Texas A&M University)
Ruth C. Clark, Associate Professor
(BEd, University of Alaska, Anchorage; MLIS, University of Hawai’i; PhD, Texas Woman’s University)
Lana Kaye Dotson, Assistant Professor
(BS, MLS, CAS, EdD, East Carolina University)
Jami L. Jones, Associate Professor
(BA, Mills College; MLS, University of Maryland; PhD, Nova Southeastern University)
Plummer A. Jones, Jr., Professor
(BM, East Carolina University; MS, Drexel University; PhD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Barbara M. Marson, Teaching Assistant Professor
(BA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; MLS, University of North Carolina, Greensboro; PhD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Gail M. Munde, Assistant Professor
(BFA, MEd, University of Oklahoma; MLS, Emporia State University; PhD, University of North Texas)
Patrick Valentine, Assistant Professor
(BA, ML, University of South Carolina; MA, PhD, Tulane University)
Mary E. Yontz, Professor
(BA, University of Central Florida; MFA, University of Florida; MSLS, Florida State University; PhD, University of Florida)

Department of Literacy Studies, English Education and History Education

Katherine E. Misulis, Associate Professor and Interim Chair
(BA, MS, State University of New York, Potsdam; CAS, State University of New York, Brockport; PhD, Syracuse University)
Terry S. Atkinson, Associate Professor
(BS, MS, PhD, University of North Carolina, Greensboro)
Tanya Cannon, Teaching Instructor
(BS, MAEd, East Carolina University)
Johna L. Faulconer, Associate Professor
(BS, East Carolina University; MEd, Campbell University; EdD, North Carolina State University)
Alice J. Feret, Associate Professor
(BS, Syracuse University; MA, EdD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
Todd B. Finley, Associate Professor
(BA, University of Puget Sound; MA, PhD, University of Minnesota)
Allen Guidry, Associate Professor
(BS, MAEd, East Carolina University; PhD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Ran Hu, Assistant Professor
(BA, Beijing Second Foreign Languages Institute; MA, MEd, PhD, University of Georgia)
Sara McCraw, Assistant Professor
(BA, James Madison University; BS University of Maryland; MEd, MA, PhD, University of Delaware)
Lanette T. Moret, Teaching Assistant Professor
(BS, MS, EdD, East Carolina University)
Dorothy H. Muller, Associate Professor and Director of the Office for Faculty Excellence
(AB, Mercer University; MA, PhD, Florida State University)
Caitlin L. Ryan, Assistant Professor
(BA, University of Virginia; MA, PhD Candidate, Ohio State University)
Sharilyn Steadman, Assistant Professor
(BS, MAEd, Belmont University; PhD, University of Michigan)
Elizabeth Swaggerty, Associate Professor
(BS, MS, PhD, University of Tennessee)
Anne Ticknor, Assistant Professor
(BA, Luther College; MEd, University of Nevada; PhD, University of Iowa)

Department of Mathematics, Science, and Instructional Technology Education

Susan L. Ganter, Professor and Chair
(BS, BM, Southern Methodist University; MA, PhD; University of California, Santa Barbara)
Kwaku Adu-Gyamfi, Assistant Professor
(BSc, University of Cape Coast; MS, PhD, North Carolina State University)
Sunday A. Ajose, Associate Professor
(BA, Antioch College; MA, Northwestern University; PhD, University of South Carolina)
Abbie Brown, Associate Professor
(BA, Temple University; MA, Columbia University; MS, PhD, Indiana University)
Carol A. Brown, Associate Professor
(BS, MAEd, University of Arkansas, Little Rock; EdD, University of Memphis)
Frank E. Crawley, Professor
(BS, Virginia Military Institute; MST, University of Wisconsin, Superior; EdD, University of Georgia)
Kathryn Drago, Teaching Instructor
(BS, University of Maryland, Baltimore; MS, Stanford University; MAEd, University of Michigan)
Charles S. Duncan, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance and Director of Military Programs
(BA, University of Kentucky; MT, PhD, University of Arizona)
Beth Ann Fine, Teaching Instructor
(BS, MAEd, East Carolina University; EdD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Tammy D. Lee, Teaching Instructor
(BS, MAEd, East Carolina University)
Donna Wilene Loftin, Teaching Instructor
(BS, MAEd, East Carolina University)
Kenneth J. Luterbach, Assistant Professor
(BEd, BS, MA, MS, University of Calgary; PhD, Indiana University)
Rhea L. Miles, Associate Professor
(BS, James Madison University; MAT, PhD, University of Virginia)
Ronald V. Preston, Associate Professor and Director of Students
(BS, Oakland City University; MS, University of Southern Indiana; PhD, Indiana University)
Sidney L. Rachlin, Professor
(BS, Shippensburg University; MA, Lehigh University; EdD, University of Georgia)
Sharon Schleigh, Assistant Professor
(BA, University of Hawaii; MAED, University of Phoenix; EdD, Arizona State University)
Catherine Stein Schwartz, Assistant Professor
(BA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; MEd, PhD, University of North Carolina, Greensboro)
Rose Sinicrope, Associate Professor
(BS, Concord College; MA, West Virginia University; EdD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
Patricia J. Slagter van Tryon, Assistant Professor
(BS, Temple University; MA, Arcadia University; EdD, Lehigh University)
Jesse Strycker, Assistant Professor
(BS, MS, PhD, Indiana University)
William A. Sugar, Associate Professor and Associate Chair
(BA, Sonoma State University; MS, Simmons College; PhD, Indiana University)
Liz Doster Taft, Associate Professor
(BS, MEd, Georgia Southern University; PhD, University of Georgia)
Tony Thompson, Associate Professor
(BS, Northwestern State University of Louisiana; MS, PhD, Florida State University)

Department of Special Education, Foundations and Research

Alana Zambone, Associate Professor and Interim Associate Dean and Interim Chair
(BA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; MS, PhD, Vanderbilt University)
Susan Bashinski, Associate Professor
(BS, MEd, University of Missouri-Columbia; EdD, University of Kansas)
Benjamin S. Blaisdell, Teaching Assistant Professor
(BA, New York University; MA, City University of New York; PhD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Daniel Boudah, Associate Professor
(BS, MAEd, University of Vermont; PhD, University of Kansas)
Lori Lee Smith Canter, Associate Professor
(BA, MEd, University of North Carolina, Wilmington; PhD, University of South Carolina)
Marsha Craft-Tripp, Teaching Assistant Professor
(BS, MS, EdS, East Carolina University; EdD, North Carolina State University)
Melissa A. D. Engleman, Professor
(BA, Mills College; MS, EdD, University of Kansas)
Ruth Evans, Associate Professor
(BA, MAEd, PhD, North Carolina State University)
Lori Flint, Assistant Professor
(BA, Fairmont State University; MAEd, Ashland University; PhD, University of Georgia)
David A. Gabbard, Professor
(BA, Centre College; MEd, EdD, University of Cincinnati)
Laura King, Associate Professor
(BS, University of North Carolina, Pembroke; MAEd, PhD, University of Central Florida)
James A. McKernan, Professor
(BS, Temple University; MA, National University of Ireland, Galway; PhD, University of Ulster)
Michael Meloth, Associate Professor
(BA, Boise State University; MA, San Francisco State University; PhD, Michigan State University)
Deborah J. Metcalf, Teacher-in-Residence
(BA, MA, San Diego State University)
Linda A. Patriarca, Professor and Dean of the College of Education
(BA, MA, Eastern Michigan University; PhD, Michigan State University)
Diane Rodriguez, Associate Professor
(BA, Universidad InterAmericana de Puerto Rico; MAEd, PhD, Fordham University)
Christine M. Shea, Professor
(BA, Nazareth College; MSEd, State University of New York, Geneseo; MEd, PhD, University of Illinois)
Michael R. Vitale, Professor
(BS, MS, PhD, Florida State University)
Karen Voytecki, Associate Professor
(BS, University of Wisconsin; MA, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg; PhD, University of South Florida)
Sandra Hopfengardner Warren, Associate Professor
(BA, The College of Wooster; MPA, University of Dayton; PhD, University of Maryland)
Stacey Weiss, Assistant Professor
(BA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Med, PhD, North Carolina State University)
Kathi Wilhite, Teaching Assistant Professor
(BS, MS, Indiana State University; EdD, Ball State University
Jennifer Bautel Williams, Associate Professor
(BS, Appalachian State University; MEd, PhD, North Carolina State University)
Sarah C. Williams, Associate Professor
(BS, MA, East Carolina University; PhD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Nancy Zeller, Professor
(BSEd, MA, PhD, Indiana University)
Guili Zhang, Associate Professor
(BA, Shandong University; MAEd, Georgia Southern University; PhD, University of Florida)