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New Administrators 2021-2022

Jill Lane Image
Jill Lane
Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Ebrahim Khosravi
Ebrahim Khosravi

Interim Dean of College of Information and Mathematical Sciences

William M. Scott
William M. Scott

Interim Dean of College of Health

Michelle Furlong
Michelle Furlong

Associate Dean of College of Arts & Sciences

Joe Johnson
Edward Joe Johnson

Interim Assistant Dean of College of Arts & Sciences

Elicia Collins
Elicia Collins

Acting Assistant Dean of School of Nursing

Naquilla A. Thomas
Naquilla A. Thomas

Department Chair of Dental Hygiene

New Faculty 2021-2022

College of Arts & Sciences

Bruce L. Blair
Bruce L. Blair

Assistant Professor of Political Sciences and Public Administration
D.A., Idaho State University, 2020, Political Science
M.A., Binghamton University, 2014, Political Science
M.A. University of Alabama, 2007, Political Science

Michael Bass
Michael Bass

Temporary Lecturer of Media Studies
M.A., Georgia State University, 2016, Film, Video, and Digital Imaging

Matthew Carter
Matthew C. Carter

Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2016, English

Jessica Conrad
Jessica D. Conrad

Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., University of Delaware, 2019, English
M.A. University of Delaware, 2012, English

Kafia Haile
Kafia D. Haile

Assistant Professor of Film Production
M.A., Tufts University, Law and Diplomacy
M.F.A., University of Southern California, 2015, Writing for Screen and Television

Leah Pieper
Leah E. Pieper

Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Administration
Ph.D., University of Arizona 2021, Government and Public Policy
M.A., University of Arizona, 2018, Government and Public Policy

College of Business

Arianna Adams
Arianne Adams

Temporary Lecturer of Management
M.B.A., Georgia State University, 2013, Marketing

Kimberly Johnson
Kimberly Johnson

Associate Professor of Management
Ph.D., Auburn University, 2009, Human Resource Management and Organizational Analysis and Change

Staceu Reynolds McNeil
Stacey Reynolds

Assistant Professor of Management
Ph.D., Jackson State University, 2017, Management
M.B.A., Georgia State University, 1998, Marketing

Melva Robertson
Melva Robertson

Assistant Professor of Management
D.S.L., Regent University, 2020, Leadership Coaching
M.A., Kennesaw State University, 2005, Professional Writing & Corporate Communications

Robert Ryan
Robert C. Ryan

Assistant Professor of Management
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2018, Strategic Management
M.B.A., University of Delaware, 2010, Econometrics

College of Health

Michelle A Nelson
Michelle A. Nelson
Associate Professor and Program Director of MSN Program
Ph.D., Emory University, 2009, Nursing
M.S., Wagner College, 2001, Family Nurse Practitioner

Heather Reid
Heather Reid
Assistant Professor of Dental Hygiene
M.S., Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 2020, Dental Hygiene

College of Information & Mathematical Sciences

Shuju Bai
Shuju Bai

Professor and Coordinator of Computer Science and Information Technology
Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 2013, Computer Science
Ph.D., Purdue University, 1999, Forestry and Natural Resources
M.S., Southern University, 2001, Computer Science
M.S., Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1990, Ecophysiology

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Christopher Phillips

Temporary Lecturer of Mathematics
M.A., SUNY-Postdam, 1996, Mathematics

Brianna Vick
Brianna L. Vick

Instructor of Mathematics
Ph.D., University of Rochester, 2021, Mathematics
M.A., University of Rochester, 2018, Mathematics