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Diana Amos

Dr. Diana Amos

Associate Professor of Voice & Musical Theatre, Division of Arts & Humanities

Expertise: International Opera Performance, Musical Theater Studies & Performance, Vocal Studies

Julia Baker

Dr. Julia Baker

Professor of Chemistry, Division of Health, Mathematics, & Sciences

Expertise: Health, Mathematics, & Sciences

Dr. Derek Bedenbaugh

Dr. Derek Bedenbaugh

Assistant Professor of English, Division of Arts & Humanities

Expertise: 19th Century British Literature, Gender Studies

Dr. Nadine Brooks, DNP, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNML

Dr. Nadine Brooks, DNP, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNML

Chief Nursing Administrator/Program Director/Nursing, Division of Health, Mathematics, & Sciences

Expertise: Health, Mathematics, & Sciences

Dr. Tamara L. Burk

Dr. Tamara L. Burk

Professor of Communication | Director of the Center for Leadership & Social Change | Director of PLACE Fellows and Leadership Studies Programs, Division of Arts & Humanities

Expertise: Pedagogy, Leadership Education, Communication & Culture, Social Justice

Aldrena Hicks Corder

Aldrena Hicks Corder, MFA

Assistant Professor of Graphic Design and Art, Division of Arts & Humanities

Expertise: Graphic Design, Diversity & Inclusion in the Arts

Dr. Brennan Davis

Dr. Brennan Davis

Assistant Professor of Education, Division of Education

Expertise: Secondary Literacy, Literacy Methods across Content Areas, Writing, Writing Instruction in Secondary Education

Dr. Wayne L. Davis

Dr. Wayne L. Davis

Program Chair of Criminal Justice, BA | Program Director of Criminal Justice, MA–Online, Division of Social Sciences

Expertise: Social Sciences

Erika R. Dawkins

Erika R. Dawkins

Director of Public Relations/Lecturer of Public Relations, Office of Advancement

Expertise: Crisis Management, Media Ethics, New Media, PR Practices

Christine Hait

Dr. Christine Hait

Professor of English, Division of Arts & Humanities

Expertise: Film & Literature, Literature of the American South, Paris in Film & Literature

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Dr. Melissa Heidari

Martha Youmans Edens Professor of English, Division of Arts & Humanities

Expertise: New Orleans Author Grace King, Women's Autobiography, American Gothic Literature

Dr. Shirley Huisman

Dr. Shirley Huisman

Associate Professor of Social Work, Program Chair of Social Work, BA, Division of Social Sciences

Expertise: Pandemic Trauma Issues, Trauma Informed Mental Health Care