Troy University welcomes new faculty members as new academic year kicks off

Posted: Monday, 15 August 2016

TROY - Troy University welcomed new faculty members for the 2016-2017 Academic Year during Friday’s Faculty/Staff Convocation.

The annual event, which signals the start of a new year, was held in the Claudia Crosby Theater on the Troy Campus and live streamed through the University website. Term classes at TROY begin today, while classes on the Troy Campus begin on Wednesday.

New faculty members, rank and department within the College of Arts and Sciences are:

  • Dr. Kristina Boyd, lecturer, Biology;
  • Peter Downing, associate professor, Army ROTC;
  • Dr. Wendell Grainger, lecturer, Chemistry and Physics;
  • Jeremiah Kendrick, military instructor, Army ROTC;
  • Dr. Carrie Knight, lecturer, Biology;
  • Dr. Kevin Lynn, lecturer, Social Sciences;
  • Jonathan Miller, lecturer, Biology;
  • Antionne Morris, assistant professor, Air Force ROTC;
  • Dr. Daniel Pinkston, lecturer, International Relations;
  • John Strayn, assistant professor, Air Force ROTC.

New faculty members, rank and department within the Sorrell College of Business are:

  • Heather Allman, lecturer, Management;
  • William Burge, lecturer, Human Resource Management;
  • Dr. John Dexter, assistant professor, Management;
  • Dr. David Hebert, assistant professor, Economics;
  • Dr. Benjamin Larson, assistant professor, Management;
  • Dr. Ed Pappanastos, professor, Risk Management Insurance;
  • Ayesha Tariq, assistant professor, Marketing;
  • David Van Buskirk, lecturer, Management;
  • Dr. Guilin Zhang, assistant professor, Human Resource Management.

New faculty members, rank and department within the College of Communication and Fine Arts are:

  • David Dawson, lecture/technical director, Theatre;
  • Ashley Eakes-Henderson, lecturer, English;
  • Nicholas Pincumbe, lecturer, English;
  • Dr. Tatyana Slobodchikoff, lecturer, English;
  • Dr. Jennifer Tinberg, lecturer, Music;
  • Emily Wood, lecturer, English.

New faculty members, rank and department within the College of Education are:

  • Dr. Lisa Etheridge, assistant professor, Education;
  • Dr. Catherine Gayman, assistant professor, Psychology;
  • Dr. Erich Grommet, assistant professor, Psychology;
  • Dr. Laura Hodges, assistant professor, Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training;
  • Dr. Kelly Jewell, assistant professor, Education;
  • Dr. Rodney Maiden, assistant professor, Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training;
  • Dr. Sally McMillan, associate professor, Education;
  • Marvice Robinson, lecturer, Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training;
  • Dr. Kristen Rost, assistant professor, Psychology;
  • Dr. Laura Smith, assistant professor, Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training;
  • Dr. John Stewart, lecturer, Psychology.

New faculty members, rank and department within the College of Health and Human Services are:

  • Kimberly Andrews, lecturer, BSN;
  • Sari Capilouto, lecturer, ASN;
  • Amanda Chance, lecturer, ASN;
  • Dr. Elizabeth Elad, lecturer, Social Work;
  • Samantha Ellis, lecturer, Social Work;
  • Dr. John Garner, professor, Kinesiology and Health Promotion;
  • Stacey Harrell, lecturer, Social Work;
  • Lori Hughes, lecturer, BSN;
  • Andrea Johnson, assistant professor, ASN;
  • Patricia Johnson, lecturer, ASN;
  • Dr. Sabrina Kelley, assistant professor, MSN;
  • Erica Kirkland, lecturer, BSN;
  • Teresa Law, lecturer, BSN;
  • Danielle Lovoy, lecturer, Athletic Training;
  • Robin McCormick, lecturer, ASN;
  • Lee Patino, lecturer, ASN;
  • Candace Pierce, lecturer, ASN;
  • Jessica Self, lecturer, ASN.

The new faculty member and rank in the Library is Kelly Wilson, lecturer.