Faculty and Staff


Troy Campus

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Faye Allen

Program Coordinator

In-Service Education
Southeast Alabama Regional Inservice Center

Troy University
356 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: fgallen@troy.edu
Phone: 334-670-3494
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Dr Shannon Bales 

Assistant Professor
Department of Teacher Education

Troy University
Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: sbales@troy.edu 
Telephone: 334-808-6637

 

 

 

 

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Dr. Heidi Beattie

Assistant Professor
Psychology – Developmental

Troy University
363 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: hfleharty@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-670-5848

Dr. Heidi Beattie joined the psychology faculty on Troy’s main campus in 2014. Her educational background and research interests lies in the area of Developmental Psychology, especially cognition in early childhood.
 
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Dr. Stephan Berry

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology

Email: stberry@troy.edu

Dr. Berry has worked in the area of mental health and school counseling for over 30 years. He is a licensed professional counselor supervisor and former school counselor. His research interests include school crisis management, role conflict of school counselors, ethics, trauma, and addictions.

 

 
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Gloria Blackmon

Clinical Field Experiences Supervisor

Troy University
302 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: gblackmon156167@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-670-3447

 

 
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Carol B. Booker

Lecturer
Clinical Counseling Supervisor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training

Troy University
365 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: cbooker@troy.edu
Phone: 334-808-6504
 
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Dr. Ruth Busby

Department Chair
Associate Professor

Troy University
310B Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: rsbusby@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-670-3546

Dr. Ruth S. Busby serves as Department Chair and Associate Professor at Troy University in the College of Education. She holds degrees in Elementary Education and Educational Administration. She is a National Board Certified Teacher and Past-President of the Social Studies Council of Alabama. She has presented and published internationally and nationally and is a Library of Congress trainer.
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Dena Byars

Chemistry Specialist
Email: dbyars@troy.edu
 
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Ms. Angela Carpenter

Lecturer

Troy University
303 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: acarpenter150848@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-670-3584

Angela has a B.S. and a Masters in Elementary Education from Troy University, Troy, AL. A proud Troy University Alumni! She was the Administrator at Crenshaw Christian Academy, a member of the Alabama Independent School Association, for 10 years and taught there for 17 years. Angela has served on multiple SACS Accreditation teams during her tenure with the Alabama Independent School Association.
 
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Dr. Keith Cates

Associate Professor
Clinical Director of Counselor Education
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training

Troy University
374 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: cates@troy.edu
Phone: 334-670-3372
 
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Dr. Brian Cerney

Lecturer
Director of Interpreter Training Program
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training

Troy University
332 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: bcerney@troy.edu
Phone: 334-6705682
 
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Dr. David Andrew Creamer

Associate Professor
Chair
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training
368 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: drcreamer@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-670-3350
 
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Connie Dobson

Project Specialist
Email: cdobson@troy.edu
 
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Myra Ellis

Departmental Secretary I

Troy University
302 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: mellis124492@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-670-3447

 

 
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Dr. Lisa Etheridge

Assistant Professor

Troy University
304 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: letheridge@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-808-6218

Dr. Lisa Etheridge graduated high school from Sidney Lanier High School in Montgomery, AL. She received her B.S., M.S., Ed.S., and Ph.D in Elementary Education from Auburn University. Dr. Etheridge has served as a teacher leader in Alabama through cooperation with programs such as Transforming East Alabama Mathematics, Alabama Mathematics Science Technology Initiative, East Alabama Council for Teachers of Mathematics, and the Auburn University Teacher Leader Academy.
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Dr. Dana Evans

Assiatant Professor
Teacher Education Program 

303 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL
Email: devans177473@troy.edu 

Telephone: 334-808-6761

 
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Dr. Patrick Keith Faircloth

Associate Professor
Troy University
344 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: pkfaircloth@troy.edu
Phone: 334-670-5727

Dr. Faircloth worked as a clinician, supervisor and researcher. Brief areas of interest: Ethics, Gender, Career, Police/Military, Trauma/Grief, Attachment, Bullying/Victims, Suicidality, LBGTQQIA2S/BDSM Issues, Group Work, Organizational Management, Education and Sustainability.
 
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Dr. Rui Feng

Distinguished Professor
Assistant Chair
Leadership Development

Troy University
349 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: rfeng@troy.edu
Phone: 334-808-6724
 
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Dr. Fred Figliano

Assistant Chair
P-12/Secondary Coordinator
Assistant Professor

Troy University
308 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: ffigliano@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-808-6509

He graduated with a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Integrative STEM Education from Virginia Tech. His current research agenda focuses on three areas; knowledge transfer in design based Integrative STEM problems, Integrative STEM pedagogy for pre-service teachers, and Integrative STEM professional development for in-service teachers.
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Keri Flowers

Lecturer
Department of Teacher Education

307 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: klflowers@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-670-3664
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Bobbie Garrett

Clerk Typist II

Troy University
315 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: bgarrett144764@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-808-6489
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Kelly Hawkins Godwin

Lecturer

Leadership Development
409 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: kgodwin@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-808-6357
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Dr. Duane Gunn

Lecturer
Director of Operations
Institute of Leadership Development

417 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: dgunn@troy.edu 
Telephone: 334-808-6572
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Dr. Frank Hammonds

Psychology
Associate Professor
Department Chair

Troy University
380 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: hammonds@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-670-3325

Frank Hammonds received his Ph.D. from Auburn University in 2002. His primary areas of interest are behavior analysis and the philosophical foundations of the study of human behavior.
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Beverly Hanyzewski, MA

Lecturer
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training

Troy University
354 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: bhanyzewski@troy.edu
Phone: 334-465-6209

Beverly has a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Gallaudet University and a master’s degree in Deaf Education from New York University. She has been facilitating Deafhood classes and strongly believes in supporting Deaf Children’s rights to a bilingual learning environment. She strongly believes in pursuing the integration of emotional intelligence and yoga as an essential asset in teacher preparation for schools nationwide.
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Reggie Hicks

Warehouse Manager
Email: rbhicks@troy.edu

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Mandy Hobbs

Departmental Secretary II
College of Education - Office Associate Dean

Troy University
Hawkins Hall, Room 339
Troy, AL 36082
Email: mhobbs161455@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-670-3460
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Jennifer Couch-Hollis

TEP Admissions
Internship Placements

Troy University
317 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: jchollis@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-670-3371
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Dr. Mary Ann Hooten

Associate Professor
Psychology – Industrial/Organizational

Troy University
378 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: mahooten@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-670-3358

Dr.Hooten joined Troy University in 2002 and is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology. She teaches a wide variety of undergraduate courses including physiological psychology, sensation and perception, comparative psychology, and advanced statistics. Dr.Hooten has over 10 years of corporate experience in the areas of training & development,HRIS, compensation, & employee relations.

 

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Gwyn Huggins

Clinical Field Experiences Supervisor

Troy University
302 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: ghuggins@troy.edu
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Tammy Waege Hughes

Departmental Secretary II
Leadership Development

101 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: twhughes@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-670-5686
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Toni Ingram

Departmental Secretary II
Department of Teacher Education

310 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: tingram174220@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-670-3546
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Dr. Kelly Jewell

Assistant Professor
Program Coordinator for Collaborative Education

Troy University
326 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: kjewell@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-670-3852

Before moving to Troy University, Dr. Jewell taught three years at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater where she supported national, state, and local development around edTPA. She completed her PhD at the University of Washington in Special Education with an Emphasis in Emotional and Behavior Disorders and additional focuses in Psychology, Social Work and Statistics. Dr. Jewell’s research center around improving teacher preparation, multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS), and co-teaching.
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Dr. Joe Johnson

edTPA Coordinator (COE)
Assistant Professor

Troy University
324 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: jjohnson146840@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-670-3361

Dr. Joe Johnson has been at Troy since 2014. He is the edTPA Coordinator for the College of Education, and primarily teaches courses focused on special education. His research interests include cognitive strategy instruction, collaboration between public schools and teacher education programs, and effective assessment of pre-service teachers. Born and raised in North Carolina, Dr. Johnson has over 13 years of teaching experience in middle and high school special education and social studies.
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Tina Kanaley

3-5 Specialist
Email: ikanaley@troy.edu
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Dr. Marie Kane

Assistant Professor
Department of Education

Troy University
330 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: ekane@troy.edu
Phone: 334-808-6720
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Dr. John Kline

Distinguished Professor
Director for Leadership Institute

105 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: jkline@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-670-3389
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Cathy Lott

Lecturer
Department of Teacher Education

305 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: clott@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-670-3373
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Dr. Gina Mariano

Associate Professor
Psychology – Educational

Troy University
376 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: gjmariano@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-808-6405

Dr. Gina Mariano is an Associate Professor of Educational Psychology. Her research interests include student learning as it relates to metacognition and knowledge transfer in higher education settings. She also examines faculty development in these areas and its impact on student learning.
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Dr. Barbara Metzger

Assistant Professor
Psychology – Applied Behavior Analysis/Autism

Troy University
361 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: metzgerb@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-670-6623

Dr. Metzger received a BA with honors in psychology from Converse College in Spartanburg, SC. She received both a MA and PhD in behavioral psychology from West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV. Following graduate school, she completed a post-doctoral fellowship to UCLA to study the behavioral treatment of children with autism with Ivar Lovaas, a pioneer in the field. Dr. Metzger’s clinical practice has focused on the behavioral treatment of young children with autism and her passion is making a difference for these children and their families.
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Gail McCollough

AMSTI Project Coordinator/ASIM Assistant


Email: gmccollough@troy.edu

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Dr. Michael McCormick

Assistant Professor
Division of Psychology

367 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL

Email: mccormick@troy.edu 
Telephone: 334-808-6675

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Jessica Moran

Lecturer
Department of Teacher Education

328 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: jlmoran@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-670-3584
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Dr. Jan Oliver

Associate Professor
Director Office of Certification and Field Experience

Troy University
302A Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: oliverj@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-670-3447

Dr. Oliver is from Enterprise, Alabama. She taught in public school system 12 years and holds valid Alabama Professional Educator Certificate. She is an Alumni of the Troy University System and received PhD from Auburn University in 2001.
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Jean Parks-Orendorff

Lecturer
Psychology – Counseling

Troy University
359 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: jorendorff@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-808-6406

Lecturer with a background as a licensed marriage, family therapist for many years in Los Angeles, California. I enjoy teaching the students at Troy and am proud to be a part of the University.
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Bill Ossenfort

Physics Specialist

Email: wossenfort@troy.edu
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Sandy Owens

K-2 Specialist

Email: stowens@troy.edu
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Dr. Camilo Hurtado Parrado

Associate Professor
Division of Psychology

Troy University
353 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: hhurtadoparrado@troy.edu
Phone: 334-670-3359
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Carman Purifoy

Graduate Programs Admissions
(All Campuses & Programs)

Troy University
311 Hawkins Hall (M, W, TH)
Troy, AL 36082
Email: cboyd@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-670-3544

or 

Troy University
409-B Adams Hall (T, F)
Dothan, AL 36303
Telephone: 334-983-6556 ext. 1289

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Judy Robertson

Lecturer
Associate Director of Interpreter Training Program
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training

Troy University
356 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: jjones6026@troy.edu
Phone: 334-808-6331

Judy Robertson is the Director of the Interpreter Training Program. She holds a Master’s Degree in Interpreter Pedagogy from Northeastern University. Also an alumnus of Troy University, she studied Marketing and Business in her undergraduate program. Judy has spent her life immersed in the Deaf community and culture. As a Child of Deaf Adults (CODA), she has seen firsthand the challenges within this community and that has transpired into her passion for this field.
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Dr. Dionne Rosser-Mims

Dean of the College of Education

Email: drosser-mims@troy.edu

Dionne Rosser-Mims, Ph.D. serves as the Dean of the College of Education. Her main areas of teaching and research include adult learning and development, higher education administration, and leadership studies.
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Dr. Kristen Rost

Assistant Professor
Psychology – Behavior Analysis

Troy University
377 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: krost@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-808-6530

Kristen Rost applies her expertise in behavior analysis to address workplace safety/health issues. She also specializes in the experimental analysis of human behavior and conducts laboratory research on choice behavior.
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Debi Rus

Teacher Certification and Audit Coordinator

Troy University
313 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: drus@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-670-3376

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Pamela Rusie

Departmental Secretary II

Troy University
342 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: prusie@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-670-3595
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Teresa S. Sneed

Departmental Secretary II
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training

368 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: tsneed@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-670-3350
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Dr. Joshua Southwick

Assistant Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training

Troy University
357 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: jsouthwick@troy.edu
Phone: 334-808-6642

Joshua Southwick, PhD, CRC, is an assistant professor of rehabilitation. As a certified rehabilitation counselor, he has provided direct services to individuals with various disabilities including transition-age students and individuals with visual impairments. His current research interests include vocational rehabilitation processes & outcomes, program evaluation and quality assurance, and knowledge translation.
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Dawn Tice

AMSTI-Math and Science Specialist
AMSTI

Email: dtice@troy.edu

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Dr. Isabelle L. Warren

Associate Professor

Troy University
339A Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: iwarren@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-808-6189

30 years in P-12 classrooms

 

 

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Dr. Sharron Weaver

Assistant Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training

Troy University
351 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: weavers@troy.edu
Phone: 334-808-6484
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Dr. Joel P. Willis

Associate Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training

Troy University
370 Hawkins Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: jpwillis@troy.edu
Phone: 334- 670-3362
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Dr. Jason Wingate

Dr. Wingate was originally from Huntsville, Alabama. He is a Troy Alumni, has taught secondary science for 4 years, and has been a P12 school administrator for 9 years. He received his Ph.D. from Auburn and currently serves as Chair of the Department of Leadership and Professional Studies.
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Tekela williams

Administrative Assistant

Email: tlwilliams@troy.edu

 



Dothan Campus

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Dr. Samantha Booker

Assistant Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training

300 Adams Hall
Dothan, AL
Email: sbooker@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-983-6556 Ext. 21355

 

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Dr. Tonya Dawn Conner

Assistant Professor
Leadership Development and Professional Studies

Dr. Tonya Conner is an assistant professor in the College of Education, Leadership Development and Professional Studies. Her areas of research include teacher leadership, instructional leadership, student engagement, and building relationships.
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Dr. Kirk Davis

Associate Professor
Associate Chair
Psychology
COE Director of Operations

Troy University
303 Adams Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Email: kldavis@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-983-6556 ext. 21362

Dr. Davis earned a B.A. in Psychology (1990) and a M.A. in Social Psychology (1992) from Mississippi State University, followed by a M.S. (1994) and Ph.D. (1997) in Experimental Psychology from the University of Mississippi. He is passionate about teaching Statistics, Evolutionary Psychology, and Social Psychology.
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Dr. Rodney Davis

Associate Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training

Email: davisr@troy.edu

Dr. Rodney Davis earned a Doctorate in Education in Educational Leadership from George Fox University. He also holds a doctorate in Religious Education in Curriculum Design from Emanuel Baptist University. He has served as the administrator of four private/religious schools throughout the South, Midwest and Northwestern United States. Currently, he is an Associate Professor and the Program Chair of the Instructional Leadership and Administration at Troy University in Dothan, Alabama.
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Dr. Cynthia Hicks

Associate Professor
Assistant Chair

Troy University
300-E Adams Hall
Dothan, AL 36303
Email: hicksc@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-983-6556 ext. 1309

Cynthia P. Hicks earned a Ph.D. in Reading Education, A.A., M.A., and B.A. in elementary education with a certification in early childhood education, as well as Reading Recovery training. She has 34 years of teaching experience in K-6DODS schools and 12 years in higher education.

 

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Karen J. Morris

TEP Admissions & Internship Placements

Troy University
409-A Adams Hall
Dothan, AL 36303
Email: kjmorris@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-983-6556 ext. 1369

 

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Dr. Paola Premuda-Conti

Assistant Professor
Department of Counseling Rehabilitation & Interpreter Training

Email: ppremudaconti@troy.edu

She received her master’s in Rehabilitation Counseling and doctoral degrees from the Rehabilitation Institute at Southern Illinois University (Carbondale, IL) and an advanced post-doctoral fellowship in rehabilitation research in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA). Her research interests include employment of people with disabilities, especially people with traumatic brain injury and people with cognitive problems, vocational evaluation, and outcomes research.
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Dr. Greg Ruediger

Associate Professor

Troy University
314-D Adams Hall
Dothan, AL 36303
Email: gruediger@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-983-6556 ext. 1366

Greg Ruediger is a native of Minnesota. He is a former public school teacher of students with disabilities. Dr. Ruediger is currently an associate professor at Troy University. He teaches courses addressing the many complexities associated with educating all students.
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Dr. Jeff Sandoz

Lecturer
Psychology – Psychoeducational Processes

Troy University
300-D Adams Hall
Dothan, AL 36303
Email: csandoz@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-983-6556 ext. 1357

Jeff Sandoz, Ph.D., LPC, LMHC, CAP is an author, columnist, clinician, researcher and educator. He attained the level of Diplomate with the American Psychotherapy Association, National Institute of Sport Counselors and the American College of Counselors.  In 2004, he was presented with the American Mental Health Counselor Association’s Researcher of the Year award and an international award for innovative teaching in 2006. He is a professional speaker, having attained the level of Distinguished Toastmaster from Toastmasters International.
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Faye Shipes

Clinical Field Experiences Supervisor

Troy University
409A Adams Hall
Dothan, AL 36303
Email: fshipes@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-983-6556, ext. 1369

Mrs. Faye Shipes, is a retired educator from Henry County Schools, with 38 years of experience. She brings a wealth of knowledge from serving as a classroom teacher, an assistant principal, and the last 18 years as a principal. She earned her Bachelor’s, Master’s and Education Specialist degrees from Troy University.
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Dr. Brent T. Tucker

Associate Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training

Email: btucker49256@troy.edu

Dr. Brent Tucker is an Associate Professor at Troy University. He has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Delta State University, a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology from Indiana State University. He currently holds a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Psychologist, and a Counselor Supervisor credentials from the state of Alabama.
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Pamela Wimbish

Lecturer

Troy University
314-F Adams Hall
Dothan, AL 36303
Email: pwimbish@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-983-6556 ext. 1234

Pam Wimbish is a Lecturer in the Department of Education where she has served since fall of 2010. She currently serves as Program Leader for the UG - Elementary Education program and is Co-Director for Pre-K to K Transition Project. She received a B.S. in Education from Troy University in 1996, and an M.S. in Education from Troy University in 2004.

 


Montgomery Campus

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Dr. Lynn Boyd

Associate Professor
Associate Chair
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training

Troy University
317 Building 136
Montgomery, AL
Email: lynnboyd@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-241-5491
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Dr. Eddie Clark Jr.

Associate Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training

Email: clarked@troy.edu

Dr. Clark has worked twenty-five years in community mental health specializing in severe mental illness, Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS Treatment. He currently serves on the Alabama Counseling Association Executive Board, the Alabama School of Alcohol and other Drug Studies Executive Board, and several community agency advisory boards.
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Dr. Melissa Deroche

Assistant Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training

Room 314 Building 136
Montgomery, AL 36104
Email: mderoche@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-241-5804
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Dr. Kanessa Doss

Assistant Professor
Psychology – School Psychology

Troy University
Room 117, Building 136
Montgomery, AL 36104
Email: kmdoss@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-241-5803

She is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) and National Certified Counselor (NCC). Dr. Doss received her B.S. in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry from Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. She received her M.Ed. in Biology Education and School Counseling, and Ph.D. in School Psychology at Auburn University.
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Dr. Necoal H. Driver

Associate Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training

Room 316, Building 136
Montgomery, AL 36104
Email: ndriver22670@troy.edu 
Telephone: 334-241-9592
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Dr. Catherine Gayman

Assistant Professor
Psychology – ABA/Contingency Management

Troy University
Room 128, Building 136
Montgomery, AL 36104
Email: cgayman@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-241-5812

Dr. Catherine Gayman is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Troy University. Teaching interests: learning, behavior analysis, addiction, and statistics. Research interests: behavior analysis, contingency management, and behavioral teaching methods.
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Dr. Erich Grommet

Assistant Professor
Psychology – Behavior Analysis

Troy University
Room 113, Building 136
Montgomery, AL 36104
Email: egrommet@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-241-9551

Much of Dr. Erich Grommet’s research focuses on temporal factors involved in learning. His other interests include diagnosis and treatment of developmental disability and methodology for training caretakers to engage in treatment.
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Dr. Laura I. Hodges

Assistant Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training

Email: lhodges154803@troy.edu

Phone: 334-241-9594

Dr. Laura I. Hodges graduated with a BA in French, a MA degree in Counseling, both from Stephen F. Austin State University, and a PhD in Counselor Education from Sam Houston State University. She is an Assistant Professor, School Counseling coordinator, and sponsor for the Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Academic & Professional Honor Society International chapter at the Troy University Montgomery campus.

 

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Dr. Rodney Maiden

Assistant Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training

Dr. Rodney Maiden is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Counselor, Rehabilitation, & Interpreter training Montgomery campus. He holds a doctorate in Rehabilitation and Counselor Education from the University of Iowa. In addition, he possess a Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of North Texas-Denton, Master of Public Administration from Southern University A&M College, and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Northeast Louisiana University.
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Dr. Dabney McKenzie

Assistant Professor

Troy University
Room 303, Building 136
Montgomery, AL 36104
Email: dmckenzie13882@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-241-9593

 

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Dr. Thomas Reiner

Assistant Professor
Psychology – Experimental/Cognitive

Troy University
Room 124, Building 136
Montgomery, AL 36104
Email: treiner@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-241-5805

Dr. Tom Reiner is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Troy University. He received his B.A. and M.A. from California State University, Sacramento and his Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from the University of Nevada, Reno. In addition to teaching, Dr. Reiner was a Research Program Specialist with the State of California for ten years. Dr. Reiner’s research interests include investigating melody recognition, auditory short-term memory, survey development, and the psychology of creativity.
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Dr. Joseph Reynolds

Assistant Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training

Email: jreynolds45@troy.edu

Dr. Reynolds started with Troy in 2004 after serving 20 years in the US Air Force. He has degrees in Electrical Engineering, Teleprocessing Science, an Ed.S., and an Ed.D.
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Dr. Amy Skinner

Lecturer
Psychology – Educational

Troy University
Room 126, Building 136
Montgomery, AL 36104
Email: askinner@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-241-5406

Dr. Amy Skinner received a doctoral degree in Educational Psychology from The University of Alabama. Her research interests include motivation and learning with a focus on adolescence and delinquency.
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Dr. Calvin Smith

Assistant Professor
Psychology – Personality

Troy University
Room 122, Building 136
Montgomery, AL 36104
Email: calsmith@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-241-5408
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Dr. Jonathan E. Taylor

Associate Professor
Division of Education

Email: jetaylor@troy.edu

Jonathan E. Taylor is an Associate Professor of Education at Troy University, Montgomery, AL. He earned his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and Research from the University of Tennessee. His areas of interest are educational philosophy, learning resistance, training transfer, and conceptual change in workplace training and development.
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Ashley Walton

Departmental Secretary II

433 Whitley Hall
Montgomery, AL 36104
Email: awalton172794@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-241-8714



Phenix City Campus

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Joseph Arnold 

Clinical Field Experiences Supervisor

Troy University
114 H. Curtis Pitts Hall
Phenix City, AL 36869
Email: jarnold@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-448-5169
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Dr. Korinne Babel

Assistant Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training

Email: khansing@troy.edu

Dr. Korinne Babel is an Assistant Professor in the Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training Program at the Phenix City campus. She is a graduate of Auburn University’s Counselor Education doctoral program and obtained her master’s degree in School Counseling from Argosy University’s Sarasota campus.
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Delaine Bennett

Assistant Professor
Leadership Development

Troy University

122 H. Curtis Pitts Hall

Phenix City, AL

Email: dbennett25783@troy.edu

Telephone: 334-448-5143

 

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Dr. Robert Carlson

Assistant Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training

Email: rcarlson@troy.edu
Phone: 334-448-5149

Dr Robert Carlson is an Assistant Professor and Clinical Coordinator at the Phenix City Campus. He earned his PhD at Emory University in 1991.
He is a licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Master Addictions Counselor and Certified Clinical Supervisor (GA).
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Pamela Carter

Internship Placement edTPA

Troy University
120 H. Curtis Pitts Hall
Phenix City, AL 36869
Email: pjcarter@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-448-5123
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Dr. Sherrionda Crawford

Assistant Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training

Email: scrawford@troy.edu

Dr. Crawford, Ph.D., LPC, NCC is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling. Her research interests include trends in school counseling and skill acquisition for counselors-in-training.
 
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Dr. Pamela Lemoine

Assistant Professor
Leadership Development

123 Pitts Hall
Phenix City, AL
Email: plemoine@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-448-5127
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Dr. Meg Milligan

Associate Professor
Psychology – Counseling

Troy University
H124 Higginbotham Building
Phenix City, AL 36869
Email: mmilligan@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-448-5183

Dr. Meg Milligan is an Associate Professor of psychology and a licensed psychologist. She joined Troy University as an adjunct instructor in 1994, and full-time in 2006. Dr. Milligan’s academic background includes a B.A. from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Auburn University. Her research interests include college student retention, ethics, and interdisciplinary collaboration.
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Dr. Carol Moore

Associate Professor

Troy University
202 H. Curtis Pitts Hall
Phenix City, AL 36869
Email: cmoore@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-448-5159
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Dr. Carolyn Poole

Associate Professor

Troy University
122 H. Curtis Pitts Hall
Phenix City, AL 36869
Email: crussell@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-448-5143

She has a B.S., M.Ed., and Ed. D. in Education – Reading from Auburn University, Reading Recovery Certification from Georgia State University, and Administration and Supervision Certification. I was an adjunct instructor for Troy University from 1999 until 2002 and have been full-time faculty in the Education Department since 2003. Since 2009, I have served as a University Supervisor. In all, I have 49 years of teaching experience.
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tracy Roberts

Field Experiences
Troy University
Phenix City Campus

Email: tlroberts@troy.edu

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Dr. Shelley Willetts Reed

Assistant Professor 
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training
Phenix City Campus

Email: sreed36535@troy.edu

Dr. Reed has worked for over 14 years in the field of mental health counseling mostly with adults with serious and persistent mental health diagnosis, addictions, and co-occurring disorders. She is an LPC, CACII, CPCS, and MAC. Research interests include Counselor Preparedness mostly related to addiction and crisis counseling.
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Dr. Timon Paleologos

Associate Professor

Troy University
205 H. Curtis Pitts Hall
Phenix City, AL 36869
Email: tpaleologos@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-448-5142

Dr. Timon Paleologos is an Associate Professor at the Phenix City campus. He served as a Reading Coordinator and “At-Risk” teacher, then earned his doctoral degree in Reading Education from Auburn University.
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Dr. Trellys Riley

Associate Professor
Leadership Develeopment

Email: tariley@troy.edu

Dr. Trellys A. Riley, Associate Professor, is dedicated to preparing aspiring school administrators for today’s ever-changing school environment. Her servant leadership philosophy drives her research, teaching and service activities.
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Dr. Suzanne Tew-Washburn

Associate Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training

Pitts Hall
Phenix City, AL
Email: stew-washburn@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-448-5157
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Dr. Judy R. Van Doorn

Associate Professor
Psychology – Industrial/Organizational

Troy University
1510 Whitewater Ave., Ste. R402-A
Phenix City, AL 36867
Email: jvandoorn@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-448-5189

Dr. Judy Rouse Van Doorn received her Ph.D. and M.S. in Industrial Organizational Psychology from the University of Oklahoma and earned a M.B.A. in Management and Marketing from Georgia State University, Atlanta. She is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the Phenix City, AL campus of Troy University. Her professional experience includes over thirteen years in business as a Print Specialist with EBSCO Graphics, Oklahoma City, OK and at JOSTENS Printing and Publishing Division, Georgia region.
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Annette Walters

Campus Coordinator/Lecturer

Troy University
116 H. Curtis Pitts Hall
Phenix City, AL 36869
Email: awalters@troy.edu
Phone: 334-448-5186

Annette G. Walters is a Lecturer in the Department of Teacher Education on the Troy University - Phenix City Campus. She serves as an instructor for reading courses, curriculum and instruction, and internship seminar. She was employed in public education for many years and joined the Troy University family as an Adjunct Instructor before employment as a full-time instructor. She is actively involved in campus and committee work, and community activities. At the present time, she is the Campus Contact for the Department of Teacher Education.


Support Campuses

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Dr. Riad S. Aisami

Professor
Leadership Development
Global Campus

Dr.Aisami as been teaching instructional technology graduate courses and advising graduate students since 2003. Courses including instructional design, distance learning strategies, graphic design, and multimedia instruction.

 

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Hope Balkom

Assistant Director/6-8 Science Specialist

TROY-Online

Email: abalkcom@troy.edu

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Dr. Michael R. Carns

Lecturer
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training
Global Campus

Email: mcarns@troy.edu
Phone: 850-747-0634

Dr. Michael Carns obtained her Ph.D. in Counseling at North Texas State University, Denton, Texas.

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Dr. Gregory Dawson

Associate Professor
Department of Counseling and Rehabilitation
Troy University, Orlando

Dr. Dawson began his career in Child Protective Services and Adult Probation in 1973 after graduation from Bowling Green State University in Ohio. Greg completed his MA degree in Mental Health Counseling in 1977 and began working as a Psychology Assistant in a community mental health center in Springfield, Ohio. He enrolled in a Doctoral Program in Counseling at Ohio University in 1980 completing the degree and post doctoral internship in June of 1983. The degree included courses from the Psychology dept. and the Counseling Dept. Dr. Dawson became a licensed Psychologist in the State of Ohio in 1983.
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Dr. David J. Dugger

Lecuturer
Department of Psychology
Panama City, FL
Tyndall Air Force Base, FL
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Dr. Joel Kent Fairbanks

Lecturer
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training
Global Campus-Pensacola, FL

Email: jfairbanks@troy.edu
Telephone: 850-384-4125
 
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Dr. Shirley J. Farrell

Assistant Professor
Coordinator Gifted Education
Co-Coordinator, Assessment
College of Education
TROY-Online

Troy University
136 Catoma Street, Room 318
Montgomery, AL 36103
Email: sfarrell@troy.edu
Telephone: 334-241-9598
 
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Dr. Tregon James Fitch

Associate Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training
Panama City, FL
Tyndall Air Force Base,  FL

Email: tfitch@troy.edu
Telephone: 850-747-0634
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Dr. Stephen A. Giunta

Assistant Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training
Tampa Bay, FL
Global Campus

Email: sgiunta@troy.edu
Telephone: 813-386-0518
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Dr. Tabitha y. Hall

Assistant Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training
Ft. Walton Beach, FL
Global Campus

Email: tyhall@troy.edu
Telephone: 850-301-2140
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Dr. Jeffrey L. Ickes

Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training
Augusta, GA
Global Campus

Email: jickes@troy.edu
Telephone: 706-210-3800
 
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Dr. Dianne Ford Lawton

Assistant Professor
Department of Leadership Development and Professional Studies
Brunswick, GA
Global Campus

Dr. Dianne Ford Lawton, an assistant professor in the Department of Leadership Development and Professional Studies, earned her Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Valdosta State University in 2001. Currently, she serves on the Graduate Academic Council, the Undergraduate Academic Governance Committee, and the Master of Science in Adult Education Curriculum Committee. Her research interests include educational assessment and issues in adult education.
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Dr. Jennifer Lynn Marshall

Associate Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training
Panama City, FL
Tyndall Air Force Base, FL

Email: jmarshall90113@troy.edu
Phone: 850-747-0634

Jennifer Marshall is an Associate Professor in CRIT and was previously Director of Counseling and Psychological Services at Berea College. She has had numerous publications in national and state journals.
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Dr. Miles Matise

 

Associate Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training
Ft. Walton Beach, FL
Global Campus

Email: mmatise@troy.edu
Phone: 850-301-2162

Dr. Matise is a professor of Counseling and Psychology. He received his B.S. from The Citadel Military College and has a Master’s of Divinity and M.S. in Community Counseling. He did post-graduate work at The University of Northern Colorado, earning a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision.
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Dr. Gregory Scott Meek

Lecturer
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training
Orlando, FL
Global Campus

Suite 1020
Orlando, FL
Email: gmeek@troy.edu
Telephone: 407-830-2539
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Dr. James John Messina

Assistant Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training
Tampa Bay, FL
Global Campus

Email: jjmessina@troy.edu
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Dr. Mary Misenhimer-Harpring

Associate Professor
Augusta, GA
Global Campus

She is a licensed professional counselor in both North Carolina and Georgia, and a Certified Professional Counseling Supervisor in Georgia. She enjoys teaching a wide range of classes and loves working with students. In her spare time, she loves to travel and spend time with her husband (Patrick), daughter (Lilly), and 2 dogs (Gator & Goose).

 

 
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Dr. Linda Ouellette

Associate Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training
Orlando, FL
Global Campus

Suite 1020
Orlando, FL
Email: louellette@troy.edu
Telephone: 407-830-2540
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Dr. Sandra Lee Pollock

Associate Professor
Orlando, FL
Global Campus

Suite 1020
Altamonte Springs
Email: spollock@troy.edu
Phone: 407-830-2546

Her current areas of research interest are: spirituality & counseling, working with non-traditional students, and LGBT issues. As an educator, she enjoys bringing her experience and sense of fun into the classroom. She is committed to infusing multicultural competence into all the classes she teaches. She also has a successful private counseling practice.
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Dr. Lesley Riley

Associate Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training
Augusta, GA
Global Campus

Email: lriley@troy.edu
Telephone: 706-210-2805
 
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Dr. Lamon H. Small

Associate Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training
Pensacola, FL
Global Campus

Email: drsmall@troy.edu
Telephone: 850-458-4733
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Dr. Coralis Solomon 

Assistant Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation, and Interpreter Training 

TROY-Online 
Email: csolomon72681@troy.edu 

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Dr. Sharon R. Thompson

Assistant Professor
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Interpreter Training
Pensacola, FL

Email: srthompson@troy.edu
Telephone: 850-458-4739

 

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Dr. Robin Walsh

Lecturer
Psychology – Clinical

Troy University
Albany, GA 31707
Email: rwalsh81067@troy.edu
Telephone: 229-639-0303

I have been a Psychology Lecturer at Troy since 2010. Though teaching at Troy is my primary job and passion, I also work part - time in a private practice setting. My experience includes training and work at Shepherd Spinal Center Hospital, Georgia State University, Emory University Hospital, Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital, Cherokee County Community Mental Health, the Department of Juvenile Justice, Clairmont VA Hospital and Murphy-Harpst Group Home.

 


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-Dubuth, 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.