Welcome New Administrators, Faculty and Staff

Featured below are the administrators, faculty and directors hired between April 1 and July 31, 2020. Please visit the Division of Human Resources website for a full listing of all new faculty, staff and administrators.

 

Deans and Associate Deans

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Clay S. Gloster, Jr.
Dean, The Graduate College/Vice Provost for Graduate Research

Education: Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from North Carolina State University

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Paula G. Price
Dean/Professor
College of Education

Education: Ph.D. in Social Foundations of Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Danielle Winchester
Associate Dean/Associate Professor 
Willie Deese College of Business and Economics

Education: Ph.D. in Personal Financial Plan from Texas Tech University

Chairs, Directors and Coordinators

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Antoine Alston
Interim Chair
Animal Science

Education: Ph.D. in Agricultural Education from Iowa State University

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Paul K. Baker
Director of Galleries/Professor
History and Political Science

Education: Ph.D. in Leadership Studies from North Carolina A&T State University

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Salil Desai
University Distinguished Professor/Center of Excellence in Product Design and Advanced Manufacturing (CEPDAM)
Industrial and Systems Engineering

Education: Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from University of Pittsburgh

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Robert Lyons
Chair/Associate Professor 
Kinesiology

Education: Ph.D. in Health, Physical Education and Recreation - Sports Administration from the University of New Mexico

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Tiffany Morris
Interim Director
School of Nursing

Education: Ph.D. in Nursing from Capella University

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Checo Rorie
Interim Chair/Associate Professor
Biology

Education: Ph.D. in Toxiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Hossein Sarrafzadeh
University Distinguished Professor/Center of Excellence in Cybersecurity Research, Education and Outreach (CREO)
Academic Affairs

Education: Ph.D. in Computer Science from Wollongong University

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Shirlene Smith
Interim Chair/Associate Professor
Counseling

Education: Ph.D. in Guidance and Psychology Counsel Psychology from Indiana State University

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Lisa Snyder
Interim Chair/Professor
Management

Education: Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Bowling Green State University

 

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Alisa Taliaferro
Interim Chair
Leadership Studies and Adult Education

Education: Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Clark Atlanta University

Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors

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Laurent Ahiablame
Assistant Professor 
Natural Resources and Environment Design

Education: Ph.D. in Agricultural and Biological Engineering from Purdue University

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MD Nazmul Bhuyan
Assistant Professor 
Accounting and Finance

Education: Ph.D. in Finance from Florida Atlantic University

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Catherine L. Bonventre
Assistant Professor
Criminal Justice

Education: Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from University at Albany

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Kimberly Bunch-Crump
Assistant Professor 
Educator Preparation

Education: Ph.D. in Special Education from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte

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Steven R. Cancian
Assistant Professor 
Natural Resources and Environment Design

Education: Master of Landscape Architecture from University of California, Berkeley

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Reginald D. Cannady
Assistant Professor
Biology

Education: Ph.D. in Neurobiology and Neurosciences from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

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Forrest C. Foster
Associate Professor, Library Services

Education: M.L.S in Library Science from North Carolina Central University

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Andy M. Ham
Associate Professor 
Applied Engineering Technology

Education: Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Arizona State University

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Michael A. Hamilton
Assistant Professor
Industrial and Systems Engineering

Education: Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Mississippi State University

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William Harrison
Assistant Professor 
Natural Resources and Environment Design

Education: Masters of Landscape Architecture from North Carolina State University

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A.K.M. Kamrul Islam
Assistant Professor 
Computational Data Science and Engineering

Education: Ph.D. in Computer Science from Georgia State University

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Athina Meli
Assistant Professor 
Physics

Education: Ph.D. in Physics from Imperial College London, UK

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Robbie R. Morganfield
Professor/Howroyd Endowed
Journalism and Public Communication

Education: Ph.D. in Journalism and Public Communication from University of Maryland

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Carla Miller-Coates
Associate Professor 
Criminal Justice

Education: Ph.D. in Sociology from Virginia Tech

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Carmen Monico
Associate Professor 
Social Work and Sociology

Education: Ph.D. in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University

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Hieu T. Nguyen
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Education: Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from University of Quebec

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Bobwealth Omontese
Assistant Professor
Animal Science

Education: Ph.D. in Theriogenology from Ahmadu Bello University

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Juliet Oriaifo
Assistant Professor 
Accounting and Finance

Education: Ph.D. in Management from Florida Atlantic University

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Letu Qingge
Assistant Professor
Computer Science

Education: Ph.D. in Computer Science from Montana State University

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Venktesh Pandey
Assistant Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Education: Ph.D. in Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin

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Mashooq Salehin
Associate Professor 
Social Work and Sociology

Education: Ph.D. in Social Work from The University of Texas at Arlington

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Madhuri Siddula
Assistant Professor 
Computer Science

Education: Ph.D. in Computer Science from Georgia State University

Non-Tenure Track Faculty

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Joshua Robbins
Lecturer
Computer Science

Education: Pursuing a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Mississippi State University

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Kimberly Pigford
Teaching Assistant Professor
Biology

Education: Ph.D. in Science Education from North Carolina State University