College of Education Faculty and Staff | Troy University

Faculty and Staff


Dr. Kerry Palmer

Dr. Kerry Palmer


 Dean, College of Education

Mandy Hobbs

Mandy Hobbs


 Administrative Secretary, College of Education

Dr. Fred Figliano

Dr. Fred Figliano


 Associate Dean, College of Education

Sayge Snell

Sayge Snell


 Departmental Secretary, Associate Dean

Dr. Robin Bynum

Dr. Robin Bynum


 Executive Director of Educational Outreach

Dr. Trellys Riley

Dr. Trellys Riley


 Assistant Dean, College of Education

Tobiah Jones

Tobiah Jones


 Director of Administration, College of Education

Melinda Richardson

Melinda Richardson


 Departmental Secretary, Education

Academic Support


Certification and Field Experience

Rebecca Faulkner

Rebecca Faulkner


 Director, Certification and Field Experience

Bobbie Garrett

Bobbie Garrett


 Departmental Secretary, Certification and Field Experience

Jennifer Thrasher

Jennifer Thrasher


 Coordinator of Field Experience

Carman Purifoy

Carman Purifoy


 Graduate Program Admissions

Sherry  Taylor

Sherry  Taylor


 Coordinator of Teacher Education

Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training

Melissa Ferrell

Melissa Ferrell


 Departmental Secretary, Counseling and Rehabilitation

Kimberly  Chandler

Kimberly  Chandler


 Departmental Secretary, Counseling and Rehabilitation

Teresa Sneed Bradley

Teresa Sneed Bradley


 Departmental Secretary, Counseling & Rehabilitation

Dr. Korinne  Babel

Dr. Korinne  Babel


 Clinical Mental Health

Dr. Samantha  Booker

Dr. Samantha  Booker


 Assistant Chair, School Counseling

Dr. Robert Carlson

Dr. Robert Carlson


 Clinical Mental Health

Dr. E. Brittany  Dennis

Dr. E. Brittany  Dennis


 Counseling and Rehabilitation

Dr. Miles  Matise

Dr. Miles  Matise


 Clinical Mental Health

Dr. Linda Ouellette

Dr. Linda Ouellette


 Clinical Mental Health

Dr. Jeffery L Ickes

Dr. Jeffery L Ickes


 Clinical Mental Health

Dr. Rodney Maiden

Dr. Rodney Maiden


 Rehabilitation Counseling

Dr. Jennifer Marshall

Dr. Jennifer Marshall


 Clinical Mental Health

Dr. Bogusia Skudrzyk

Dr. Bogusia Skudrzyk


 Clinical Mental Health

Dr. Joshua Southwick

Dr. Joshua Southwick


 Rehabilitation Counseling

Dr. Suzanne  Tew-Washburn

Dr. Suzanne  Tew-Washburn


 Rehabilitation Counseling

Dr. Sharon Thompson

Dr. Sharon Thompson


 Clinical Mental Health

Dr. Brent T Tucker

Dr. Brent T Tucker


 Clinical Mental Health


Interpreter Training Program

Beverly Hanyzewski

Beverly Hanyzewski


 Interpreter Training Program

Judy  Robertson

Judy  Robertson


 Interpreter Training Program

Educational Outreach


Coleman Center

Jacqulyn E. Ketchum

Jacqulyn E. Ketchum


 Director, Coleman Center








Institute for Leadership Development

Dr. Clifford  Humphrey

Dr. Clifford  Humphrey


 Executive Director, Institute For Leadership Development

Abigail Henley

Abigail Henley


 Departmental Secretary, Leadership Development

Dr. Duane Gunn

Dr. Duane Gunn


 Leadership Minor, Director of Operations

Dr. Kelly Hawkins Godwin

Dr. Kelly Hawkins Godwin


 Leadership Minor


Leadership Development and Professional Studies

Dr. Lee  Ammons

Dr. Lee  Ammons


 Assistant Chair, Occupational Education

Dr. Delaine Bennett

Dr. Delaine Bennett


 Instructional Leadership Administration

Dr. Rui Feng

Dr. Rui Feng


 Second Language Instruction

Dr. Rodney Davis

Dr. Rodney Davis


 Instructional Leadership Administration

Dr. Jason Wingate

Dr. Jason Wingate


 Instructional Leadership Administration

Dr. Iris Hong Xu

Dr. Iris Hong Xu


 Second Language Instruction


Kristy Regehr

Kristy Regehr


 Departmental Secretary, Psychology


Teacher Education

Dr. Joe Johnson

Dr. Joe Johnson


 Department Chair, Teacher Education

Donna Faulk

Donna Faulk


 Departmental Secretary, Teacher Education

Dr. Lisa Etheridge

Dr. Lisa Etheridge


 Teacher Education, Teacher Leader

Dr. Dana Evans

Dr. Dana Evans


 Early Childhood Education

Dr. Timon Paleologos

Dr. Timon Paleologos


 Elementary Education

Dr. Gregory Ruediger

Dr. Gregory Ruediger


 Collaborative Education

Dr. Seungyoun Lee Ward

Dr. Seungyoun Lee Ward


 Teacher Education

Ronald  Weldon

Ronald  Weldon


 Lecturer/Education Technologist

Emeriti Faculty

  • Anderson, Betty B., 1972. Professor Emeritus of Education, Dothan. A.A., Palm Beach, 1963. B.S.E., Florida, 1964. M.Ed., Florida, 1967. Ph.D., Georgia, 1972.
  • Corradino, George R., 1988. Associate Professor Emeritus of Education, Troy. B.A.Ed., Florida State University, 1953. M.Ed., Auburn University, 1956. Ed.D., Auburn University, 1975.
  • Davidson, Barry S., 2002. Professor Emeritus, Troy. B.S., 1971, Pittsburgh State University, M.S., 1973, Pittsburgh State University, Ed.S., 1974, Vanderbilt University, Ed.D, 1977, University of Arkansas.
  • Dwyer, James E. Jr., 1973. Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Troy. B.S., Auburn University, 1961. M.A., George Peabody, 1971. Ph.D., George Peabody, 1975.
  • Easley, Ann H., 1975. Professor Emeritus Counseling and Psychology, Dothan. B.S., Toledo, 1949. A.M., Michigan, 1954. Ed.D., Auburn University, 1976.
  • Echols, Stanley L., 1977. Associate Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Troy. B.A., Howard Payne, 1963. B.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1966. M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1972. Ph.D., Mississippi State University, 1974.
  • Fritchie, Patricia P., 1982. Professor Emeritus of Education, Dothan. B.A., SE Louisiana, 1974. M.Ed., New Orleans, 1978. Ph.D., Southern Mississippi, 1981.
  • Harney, James M., 1989. Assistant Professor Emeritus of Education, Troy. B.S., University of Minnesota-Duluth, 1959. M.S., Northern Illinois University, 1970. Ph.D., Northern Illinois University, 1974.
  • Johnson, Jerone P., 1974. Professor Emeritus, Department of Counseling and Psychology, Global Campus. B.S., University of Southern Mississippi, 1964. M.S., University of Southern Mississippi, 1968. Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi, 1973.
  • Jones, Sandra Lee, 1984. Professor Emeritus of Education, Dothan. B.A., Columbus College, 1972. M.Ed., Columbus College, 1977. Ed.D., Auburn University, 1991.
  • Kimbrough, James D., 1972. Professor Emeritus, Troy. B.S., Jacksonville State University, 1959. M.S., Jacksonville State University, 1964. Ed.D., University of Alabama, 1972.
  • Lorance, Anne G., 1993. Associate Professor Emeritus of Education, Dothan. B.A., Southern Methodist, 1963. M.S.E., Central Arkansas, 1970. Ed.D., University of Memphis, 1991.
  • Majors, Elizabeth S., 1978. Associate Professor Emeritus of Education, Dothan. B.S., Troy State University, 1954. M.S., Troy State University, 1966. Ed.D., University of Alabama, 1978.
  • Marsicano, Hazel E., 1983. Professor Emeritus of Education, Troy. B.S., SUNY Col. at Buffalo, 1966. M.S., SUNY Col. At Buffalo, 1970. Ed.D., SUNY at Buffalo, 1977.
  • Martin, Dale A., 1995. Professor Emeritus of Counseling and Human Development, Montgomery.
  • Mathew, Sarama T., 1988. Professor Emeritus of Psychology. B.S., 1958, Kerala; B.T., 1959, Jabalpur; M.A., 1968, Howard; Ph.D., 1981 University of Florida.
  • Roberts, Leonard H., 1982. Professor of Education, Dothan. B.S., New York University, 1955. M.Ed., Central Florida, 1975. Ed.S., Florida, 1977. Ph.D., Florida, 1981.
  • Smith, Anna M., 1976. Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Troy. B.A. Kansas State, 1972. M.S., Kansas State, 1974. Ph.D., Auburn University, 1981.
  • Stewart, Lester D., 1965. Professor of Education, Dothan. B.S., Troy State University, 1958. M.Ed., Auburn University, 1958. Ed.D., University of Alabama, 1969.
  • Swords, I.R., 1976. Associate Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Dothan. B.S., Jacksonville State University, 1950. M.A., University of Alabama, 1955. M.A., University of Alabama, 1962. Ph.D., University of Alabama, 1966.