Teaching Faculty

Alexis Baldacci
Assistant Professor of History. B.A., Illinois State University; Ph.D. University of Florida

Wesley Beal
Associate Professor of English. B.A., Hendrix College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida

Martha Catherine Beck
Professor of Philosophy. B.A., Hamline University; M.A., Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College

John Becker
Two-Year Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy. B.A., California State Polytechnic University; Ph.D., Claremont School of Theology

Alexander Beeser
Assistant Professor of Biology. B.S., Concordia University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee

James E. Berry II
Visiting Artist in Residence. B.F.A., University of Montevallo; M.F.A., University of South Carolina 

Ronald Boling
Associate Professor of English. B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida

Dustyn Bork
Professor of Art. B.F.A., University of Michigan; M.F.A., Indiana University

Karin Brown
Assistant Professor of Education. B.S., Arkansas State University; M.S.T.S. University of Central Arkansas

Vida Owusu-Boateng
Visiting Assistant Professor of English. B.A., and M.Phil., University of Ghana; M.Phil., University of Tromso; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Angela Buchanan
Associate Professor of Business. B.A., St. Gregory's University; M.B.A, University of Oklahoma; Ph.D., Capella University

Paul Bube
W. Lewis McColgan Professor of Religion and Interim Provost. A.B., University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., University of Southern California

Ian Campbell
Assistant Professor of Art. B.A., Wheaton College; M.F.A., Ohio University

David Carpenter
Instructor of English. B.A., Arkansas State University; M.A., Arkansas State University

Jeremy Chapman
Associate Professor of Mathematics. B.S., College of the Ozarks; M.S., Missouri State University; Ph.D., University of Missouri

Kimberly Crosby, ’92
Associate Professor of Education. B.A., Lyon College, M.Ed., Harding University; Ed.D., Arkansas State University

Brian D’Haeseleer
Assistant Professor of History, B.A., Florida State University; M.A., University College London; Ph.D., American University

Rose Danek
Associate Professor of Psychology. B.S., Arizona State University; M.S., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., The University of Iowa

Jennifer Daniels
Associate Professor of Psychology. B.S., College of Charleston; M.A., Wake Forest University; Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Allyn Dodd, ’07
Assistant Professor of Biology. B.S., Lyon College; M.S., University of Central Arkansas; Ph.D., University of Arkansas

Maggie Gayle
Assistant Professor. B.F.A., Art Emporia State University (Emporia, KS); M.F.A. Brandeis University Waltham, MA

Fonzie Geary II
Associate Professor of Theatre. B.S., M.S., Eastern Kentucky University; M.A., University of Kentucky; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia

Barry Gehm
Assistant Professor of Chemistry. B.S., University of Illinois; Ph.D., Michigan State University

Bradley Gitz
William Jefferson Clinton Professor of International Politics. B.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois

Torumoy Ghoshal
Visiting Assistant Professor of Data Science. B.S., University of Pune; Ph.D., University of Mississippi

Anthony Grafton
Professor of Chemistry. B.S., University of Arkansas at Monticello; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

John Herda
Associate Professor of Spanish. B.A., University of Texas at Arlington; M.A., University of North Texas; Ph.D., Purdue University

Carl B. (Burt) Hollandsworth
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry. B.S. Roanoke College; Ph.D. The Ohio State University

Stuart Hutton
Associate Professor of Physics. B.S., University of Richmond; M.S., Ph.D., Montana State University

Maryline Bossus Jones
Assistant Professor of Biology. B.S., University of Provence; M.S. University of the Mediterranean Sea; Ph.D., University of Montpelier

Mahbubul Kabir
Associate Professor of Economics. B.Sc., Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka; M.B.A., Dhaka University, Bangladesh; M.A., Williams College; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Matthew Lebrato
Assistant Professor of Anthropology. B.A., TheEvergreen State College; M.A., University of Chicago; M.A., and Ph.D., Indiana University

James Martell
Assistant Professor of Romance Languages. B.A., Universidad Iberoamericana; M.A, University of Kansas; Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Robert Miller
Assistant Professor of Psychology. B.S., Northern Illinois University; M.S., University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Irosha Nawarathne
Associate Professor of Chemistry. B.S., University of Colombo, Sri Lanka; Ph.D., Michigan State University

Cassia Oliveira
Associate Professor of Biology. B.S., M.S., Sao Paulo State University; Ph.D., University of Arkansas

Michael Oriatti
Associate Professor of Music. B.A., University of Illinois-Chicago; M.Mus., Washington University and University of Missouri; D.Mus., Indiana University

Vida Owusu-Boateng
Visiting Assistant Professor. B.A., University of Ghana; M.Phil., University of Ghana; M.Phil., University of Tromso; Ph.D., Louisiana State University 

Matthew Peterson
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science. B.A. Exercise-Chemistry, McDaniel College; Ph.D. Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, Nutrition, Public Health, Baylor University

Helen Robbins
Associate Professor of English. B.A., Smith College; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University

Monica Rodriguez
Associate Professor of Spanish. B.A., Berea College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Scott Roulier
John D. Trimble, Jr., Professor of Political Philosophy. B.A., University of Denver; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

Awah Mfossi Sidjeck
Visiting Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies. B.A., and M.A., Université de Yaoundé I; M.A., and Ph.D., University of Calgary 

David Sonnier
Associate Professor of Computer Science. B.S., US Military Academy, West Point; M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology

Peter Staples
Assistant Professor of Business & Economics. B.S., Bringham Young University; Ph.D., Clemson University

Russell Stinson
Josephine E. Brown Professor of Music and College Organist. B.Mus., Stetson University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Jaeyun Sung
Assistant Professor of American Politics. B.A., Myong Ji University; M.A., George Washington University; Ph.D., University of Georgia

Radek Szulga
Associate Professor of Economics. B.A., Auburn University; M.A., Miami University of Ohio; Ph.D., University of California, Davis

Terrell Tebbetts
Martha Heasley Cox Chair in American Literature. B.A., Hendrix College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Arkansas

Edward Tenace
Associate Professor of History. B.A., University of Maryland, Baltimore County; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois

David Thomas
Willie Dillard Bryan Professor of Biology. B.S., M.S., Central Washington University; Ph.D., University of Idaho

Tharanga Mahesh Kumara Wijetunge
Associate Professor of Mathematics. B.S., University of Colombo (Sri Lanka); Ph.D., Central Michigan University

Meredith Wright
Instructor of Mathematics. B.A., Lyon College; Masters of Arts, University of Central Arkansas

Nikki Yonts
Assistant Professor of Psychology/Education. B.A., Washington State University; M.S., Ph.D., Oklahoma State University