The Faculty, 2017-2018

Academic year of appointment to faculty is indicated in parentheses after each name.

John C. Akers (1993)
Associate Professor
BA, MA, Middlebury College; PhD, University of California, Los Angeles

J. David Alvis (2009)
Associate Professor
BA, MA, University of Dallas; PhD, Fordham University

A. K. Anderson (2000)
Associate Professor
BA, Wofford College; MDiv, Yale University; PhD, Graduate Theological Union

Aikaterini Andrews (2000)
Associate Professor
BS, American College of Greece; MBA, Delaware State University; PhD, Clemson University

Caleb A. Arrington (2001)
Professor
BS, University of Richmond; PhD, University of Utah

Stefanie H. Baker (2008)
Associate Professor
BS, Clemson University; MS, North Carolina State University; PhD, Clemson University

Colleen M. Ballance (2005)
Associate Professor
BFA, Tulane University; MFA, Brandeis University

Kenneth J. Banks (2009)
Associate Professor
BA, Concordia University; MA, PhD, Queens University

Laura H. Barbas-Rhoden (2000)
Professor
BA, University of Georgia; MA, PhD, Tulane University

Charles G. Bass (1988)
Dr. and Mrs. Larry Hearn McCalla Professor
Professor
BS, William Carey College; PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

James T. Bednar (2009)
Associate Professor
BA, Hanover College; MA, Kent State University; PhD, Vanderbilt University

Jenny J. Bem (2008)
Associate Professor
BSBA, MS, Appalachian State University

Timothy A. Bersak (2015)
Assistant Professor
BA, BS, Boston University; MA, PhD, Clemson University

Camille L. Bethea (2003)
Associate Professor
BA, Wofford College; MA, Vanderbilt University; MA, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Bradley D. Blackwell (2017)
Visiting Assistant Professor
BS, Lubbock Christian University; MS, Texas Christian University; PhD, Syracuse University

Catherine M. Blouke (2015)
Assistant Professor
BA, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; MA, PhD, University of Texas at Austin

Kara L. Bopp (2005)
Associate Professor
BA, Hamilton College; MA, New York University; PhD, Syracuse University

Heidi E. Bostic (2013)
Assistant Professor
BA, BS, Wofford College; PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Peter K. Brewitt (2014)
Assistant Professor
BA, Dartmouth College; MA, PhD, University of California, Santa Cruz

Beate U. Brunow (2011)
Assistant Professor
MA, University Of Wyoming; PhD, Pennsylvania State University

Mark S. Byrnes (2001)
Professor
BA, Lafayette College; MA, PhD, The University of Texas at Austin

Maria Begona Caballero Garcia (2006)
Associate Professor
BA, Universidad de Extremandura; MA, Western Michigan University; PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Benjamin J. Cartwright (2013)
Assistant Professor
BS, Messiah College; MS, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Matthew E. Cathey (2004)
Associate Professor
BA, University of the South; PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Anne J. Catlla (2008)
Associate Professor
BS, MA, University of Kansas; MS, PhD, Northwestern University

Alan D. Chalmers (2005)
Professor
BA, MA, University of Sheffield; PhD, University of Southern California

Beau M. Christ (2016)
Assistant Professor
BS, Doane College; PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Deidra A. Coleman (2017)
Assistant Professor
BS, Shaw University; MA, North Carolina State University; PhD, North Carolina State Univeristy

Lori Cruze (2015)
Assistant Professor
BS, University of Tennessee; PhD, University of Florida

George R. Davis (1993)
Dr. and Mrs. Larry Hearn McCalla Professor
Professor
BS, Campbell University; PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

James K. Davis (2017)
Visiting Assistant Professor
BA, Sterling College

Zachary S. Davis (2017)
Assistant Professor
BS, Erskine College; PhD, Purdue University

Daniel J. Day (2011)
Assistant Professor
BA, University of Missouri-Kansas City; MFA, Southern Methodist University

William E. DeMars (2001)
Professor
BA, Creighton University; MA, PhD, University of Notre Dame

Christine S. Dinkins (2002)
Professor
BA, Wake Forest University; MA, PhD, Johns Hopkins University

Christopher L. Dinkins (2002)
Lecturer
BA, Wake Forest University; MA, University of Virginia

Helen M. Dixon (2017)
Assistant Professor
BA, McGill University; MA, PhD, University of Michigan

Courtney M. Dorroll (2013)
Assistant Professor
BA, Purdue University; MA, Indiana University; PhD, University of Arizona

Philip C. Dorroll (2013)
Assistant Professor
BA, Purdue University; MA, Indiana University; PhD, Emory University

David S. Efurd (2010)
Associate Professor
BFA, Cornell University; MA, University of Georgia; PhD, Ohio State University

Diane S. Farley (2013)
Assistant Professor
BA, Wofford College; MAcc, University of South Carolina

John Farrenkopf (2006)
Professor
BA, Trinity College; MA, Georgetown University; PhD, University of Virginia

Mark A. Ferguson (2003)
Associate Professor
BA, Wofford College; MA, PhD, Washington University

Terry A. Ferguson (1984)
Senior Researcher for the Goodall Environmental Studies Center
Associate Professor
BA, Wofford College; MA, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Timothy J. Fisher (2009)
Lecturer
BA, MA, University of Oxford; PhD, University of Edinburgh

Shawn M. Forbes (2007)
Professor
BBA, PhD, University of Georgia

John K. Fort (2002)
Associate Professor
BA, Wofford College; JD, Samford University

Cynthia T. Fowler (2003)
Associate Professor
BA, MA, University of Georgia; PhD, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Aaron L. Garrett (2017)
Assistant Professor
BS, Jacksonville State University; MS, Jacksonville State University; PhD, Auburn University

Lillian E. Gonzalez (2001)
Associate Professor
BA, Wofford College; MPA, Clemson University

Karen H. Goodchild (1999)
Chapman Professor in the Humanities
Professor
BA, University of Georgia; MA, PhD, University Of Virginia

Andrew F. Green (2006)
Associate Professor
BA, Tulane University; MBA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Natalie S. Grinnell (1997)
Professor
BA, Tulane University; MA, PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo

Kimberly A. Hall (2015)
Assistant Professor
BA, George Mason University; MA, Georgetown University; PhD, University of California, Riverside

Anna E. Harkey (2015)
Visiting Assistant Professor
AB, Harvard University; MA, University of California - Berkeley

Jeremy E. Henkel (2011)
Assistant Professor
BA, Whitman College; MA, PhD, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Stacey R. Hettes (2003)
Associate Professor
BS, King's College; PhD, University of California, Riverside

Jameica B. Hill (1993)
Professor
BS, Wofford College; PhD, Clemson University

D. Bryan Hiott (2013)
Lecturer
MFA, Parsons School of Design

Sally A. Hitchmough (1996)
Professor
MA, PhD, University of Southern California

Tracie M. Ivy (2010)
Assistant Professor
BS, University of Illinois; MS, PhD, Illinois State University

Robert C. Jeffrey (1999)
Professor
BA, Indiana University; MA, PhD, University of Dallas

Christina B. Johnson (2015)
Lecturer
MEd, EdS, Converse College

Ryan A. Johnson (2009)
Associate Professor
BSBA, MS, Appalachian State University; PhD, University of South Carolina

Katherine J. Jones (2006)
Associate Professor
BA, Davidson College; MA, PhD, University of Chicago

Charles D. Kay (1986)
Professor
AB, Princeton University; MA, PhD, University Pittsburgh

Li Qing Kinnison (2004)
Peacock Associate Professor of Chinese
Associate Professor
PhD, Michigan State University

Charlotte A. Knotts-Zides (1999)
Professor
BA, Guilford College; MS, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Eric P. Kocher (2013)
Lecturer
MFA, University of Houston

Kirsten A. Krick-Aigner (1997)
Professor
BSLA, Georgetown University; MA, PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara

David I. Kusher (1996)
Professor
BA, University of California, Santa Barbara; MA, San Francisco State University; PhD, University of Georgia

John E. Lane (1987)
Director of the Goodall Environmental Studies Center
Professor
BA, Wofford College; MFA, Bennington College

Eun-Sun Lee (2004)
Professor
DMA, University of Southern California

Rhiannon A. Leebrick (2016)
Assistant Professor
BA, Hollins University; MA, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; PhD, University of Tennessee

John C. Lefebvre (1999)
Professor
BA, McGill University; PhD, Duke University

Frank M. Machovec (1988)
Professor
BS, Towson State University; MA, University of Denver; PhD, New York University

Rickey H. Madden (2009)
Associate Professor
BS, Erskine College; MBA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; PhD, University of Georgia

Caroline A. Mark (1984)
Professor
BA, University of Georgia; MA, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Carolyn M. Martsberger (2016)
Assistant Professor
BS, College of the Holy Cross; MS, PhD, Duke University

Dan B. Mathewson (2004)
Associate Professor
BA, Messiah College; MTS, Duke University; PhD, Emory University

Amanda L. Matousek (2014)
Assistant Professor
BA, BS, MA, University of Akron; PhD, Ohio State University

John R. McArthur (1990)
Reeves Family Professor
Professor
BS, MS, Montana State University; PHD, Claremont Graduate School

W. Gary McCraw (1982)
Associate Professor
BS, Wofford College; MM, University of South Carolina

Alice Kay McMillan (1997)
Instructor
BA, Furman University; MFA, East Tennessee State University

Dawn E. McQuiston (2013)
Associate Professor
BS, Eastern New Mexico University; MA, PhD, University of Texas at El Paso

Michael L. Merriman (2009)
Associate Professor
BA, University of Notre Dame; MBA, Duke University; MA, PhD, Kent State University

Stephen A. Michelman (1996)
Professor
AB, Vassar College; MA, PhD, Suny Center Stony Brook

John D. Miles (2008)
Dean of the Center for Innovation and Learning
Associate Professor
BA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; MA, North Carolina State University; PhD, University Of New Mexico-Main Campus

Ronald A. Miller (2008)
Lecturer
BA, Limestone College

Kathryn H. Milne (2011)
Assistant Professor
MA, University of Manchester; MA, University of Glasgow; PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Geoffrey C. Mitchell (2015)
Assistant Professor
BS, Furman University; PhD, University of Arizona

John F. Moeller (2007)
Professor
BA, University of California, San Diego; PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara

Jeremy S. Morris (2017)
Assistant Professor
BS, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; PhD, University of Utah

Robert E. Moss (1992)
Dr. and Mrs. Larry Hearn McCalla Professor
Professor
BA, University of Pennsylvania; PhD, Harvard University

Youness Mountaki (2017)
Assistant Professor
BA, Hassan 2 University of Arts & Human Sciences; MEd, Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania; PhD, University of Florida

James R. Neighbors (2003)
Associate Professor
BA, University of Washington; MA, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Britton W. Newman (2012)
Assistant Professor
BA, University of South Carolina; MA, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Cecile M. Nowatka (1999)
Professor
BA, University of Virginia; MA, College of William and Mary; PhD, University of Kentucky

Patricia G. Nuriel (2008)
Associate Professor
BA, MA, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; PhD, Arizona State University

Wesley J. Pech (2008)
Associate Professor
BA, University of Parana; PhD, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Brian J. Pigott (2014)
Assistant Professor
BS, University of Calgary; MS, PhD, University of Toronto

David W. Pittman (2001)
Professor
BS, Wofford College; MS, PhD, Florida State University

Ramin Radfar (2001)
Professor
BS, Isfahan University; PhD, University of South Carolina

Douglas A. Rayner (1989)
Professor
BA, University of New Hampshire; MS, PhD, University of South Carolina

Alliston K. Reid (1996)
Reeves Family Professor
Professor
BS, Wofford College; PhD, Duke University

Tracy J. Revels (1991)
Professor
BA, MA, PhD, Florida State University

William Eddie Richardson (2002)
Professor
BS, Belmont University; MBE, Middle Tennessee State University; PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Anne B. Rodrick (2000)
Reeves Family Professor
Professor
BA, Northwestern University; PhD, The University of Texas at Austin

Kimberly A. Rostan (2008)
Associate Professor
BA, Duke University; PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

G. Mackay Salley (2002)
Professor
BS, Wofford College; PhD, University of Georgia

Kaye S. Savage (2009)
Associate Professor
BA, Pomona College; BS, Portland State Universty; PhD, Stanford University

Catherine L. Schmitz (2002)
Associate Professor
MA, University of Paris - Nanterre; MA, PhD, Indiana University, Bloomington

Timothy J. Schmitz (2000)
Professor
BA, University of Illinois; MA, PhD, Indiana University, Bloomington

Peter L. Schmunk (1987)
Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Garrison Professor of the Humanities
Professor
BMus, University of Washington; MMus, PhD, Ohio University

Jessica Scott-Felder (2016)
Assistant Professor
BA, Spelman College; MFA, Georgia State University

Christie L. Sellars (1993)
Instructor
BMus, MMed, Converse College

Julie Sexeny (2008)
Associate Professor
BA, Barnard College; MFA, Columbia University; PhD, Emory University

George W. Singleton III (2013)
John C. Cobb Professor of Humanities
Professor
BA, Furman University; MFA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Charles F. Smith (2009)
Associate Professor
BS, University of South Carolina; PhD, University of Connecticut

Myra G. Soderlund (2010)
Lecturer
BS, Limestone College; MEd, University of South Carolina

Joseph A. Spivey (2008)
Associate Professor
AA, BS, Emory University; MS, PhD, Duke University

Natalie W. Spivey (2009)
Associate Professor
AA, BS, Emory University; PhD, Duke University

Katherine R. Steinmetz (2012)
Assistant Professor
BS, Allegheny College; MA, PhD, Boston College

Amy H. Sweitzer (2005)
Associate Professor
BA, College of William and Mary; MA, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Philip G. Swicegood (2005)
R. Michael James Family Professor
Professor
BS, Liberty University; MBA, The University of Texas at Austin; PhD, Florida State University

David A. Sykes (2001)
Larry Hearn McCalla Professor
Professor
BS, Purdue University; MA, The University of Texas at Austin; PhD, Clemson University

Amy L. Telligman (2016)
Assistant Professor
BS, Presbyterian College; MS, University of Georgia; PhD, University of Colorado

Timothy D. Terrell (2000)
Professor
BS, MA, Clemson University; PhD, Auburn University

Gerald T. Thurmond (1980)
Professor
BA, Baylor University; MA, PhD, University Of Georgia

Deno P. Trakas (1980)
The Laura and Winston Hoy Professor of Literature
Professor
BA, Eckerd College; MA, University of Tulsa; PhD, University of South Carolina

Zibonele A. Valdez-Jasso (2014)
Visiting Professor
MS, University of New Mexico; PhD, University of Texas - Dallas

Rachel J. Vanderhill (2014)
Associate Professor
BA, Calvin College; MA, PhD, University of Virginia

Carey R. Voeller (2009)
Associate Professor
BA, Portland State Universty; MA, University Montana; PhD, University of Kansas

T. Christopher Waidner (2007)
Associate Professor
BS, Wofford College; PhD, Georgetown University

John M. Ware (2006)
Associate Professor
BA, University of Virginia; MA, University of North Carolina at Wilmington; PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Michael D. Webster (2017)
Assistant Professor
BFA, East Carolina University

Daniel W. Welch (1978)
Professor
BS, University of Louisiana at Lafayette; MS, PhD, Clemson University

D. Edward Welchel (2000)
Professor
BA, University of South Carolina; MEd, PhD, University of South Carolina

Clayton J. Whisnant (2001)
Professor
BA, Rice University; MA, PhD, The University of Texas at Austin

Patrick N. Whitfill (2009)
Assistant Professor
BA, Wayland Baptist University; MA, PhD, Texas Tech University

Nancy M. Williams (2006)
Associate Professor
BA, University of North Carolina at Charlotte; BS, Winthrop University; MA, University of South Florida; PhD, University of Georgia

Carol B. Wilson (1984)
Professor
BA, Wofford College; MA, PhD, University of South Carolina

Sonja B. Wilson (2017)
Visiting Assistant Professor
BS, University of South Carolina at Upstate; MA, Georgia State University

Thomas J. Wright (2011)
Assistant Professor
BA, Bowdoin College; MA, PhD, Johns Hopkins University

Yongfang Zhang (2010)
Assistant Professor
MA, PhD, Ohio State University

Steven B. Zides (1999)
Instructor
BA, Cornell University; MS, MS, University Of Tennessee, Knoxville