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2024 - 2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024 - 2025 Undergraduate Catalog

College of Education (Faculty & Staff)



Kimberly King-Jupiter., Ph.D., Dean
Heraldo Richards, Ph.D,, Associate Dean
Alethea Hampton, Ed.D., Assistant Dean

Department of Educational Administration

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Carole A. De Casal, Professor
B.A., 1971, M.Ed., 1978, Ed.D., 1980, University of Utah. MBA, 2007, Novus University

Denise Dunbar, Professor
B.S., 1974, Northern Illinois University; M. Ed., 1983, George Peabody College at Vanderbilt University; Ed.D., 1989, George Peabody College at Vanderbilt University

Eleni D. Elder, Associate Professor
B.A., 1985, University of Mary Washington; M.Ed., 1998, Virginia Commonwealth University; Ed.D., 2002, Florida Atlantic University

Janet M. Finch, Professor
B.S., 1972, M.A., 1978, Tennessee State University; Ph.D., 1985, George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University

Kirmanj Gundi, Professor
B.S., 1986, Tennessee State University; M.Ed., 1994, Tennessee State University; Ed.D., 1998, Tennessee State University

Alethea Hampton, Assistant Professor
B.S., 1999, Tougaloo College; M.Ed., 2005, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Ed.D., 2009, Alabama State University

Kimberly King-Jupiter, Professor and Dean
B.S., 1987, Grinnell College; M.S, 1993, Ph.D. 1998, Indiana University-Bloomington

Robbie Melton, Professor
B.S., 1972, Wayne State University; M.Ed., 1974, Wayne State University; Ed.D., 1979, University of Michigan

Trinetia L. Respress, Professor and Department Chair
B.B.A., 1989, University of West Georgia; M.A., 1994, Tennessee Technological University; Ed.D., 1997, East Tennessee State University

Karen Leigh Stevens, Professor
B.A., 1977, Belmont College; M.Ed., 1988, Belmont College; Ed.D., 1997, Vanderbilt University

Eric Vogel, Professor
B.A., 1971, Louisiana State University at New Orleans; M.Ed., 1974, University of New Orleans; Ph.D., 1983, Florida State University

Jewell Winn, Assistant Professor
B.B.A., 1981, Middle Tennessee State University; M.P.A., 1988, Tennessee State University; Ed.D., 2008 Tennessee State University

Department of Psychology

Kiesa Kelly, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Department Chair

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Christopher Blazina, Professor
B.S., 1988, Centre College; M.S., 1990, Eastern Kentucky University; Ph.D., 1996, University of North Texas

James Campbell, Associate Professor/Interim Department Chair
B.A., 1982, Central State University; M.S., 1984, Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., 1991, Oklahoma State University

James Chatman, Associate Professor
B.A., 1972, M.A. 1974, Fisk University; Ph.D., 1979, Vanderbilt University

Lisa de la Mothe, Assistant Professor
B.S., 2001, University of Tennessee at Martin; M.A., 2006, Ph.D., 2008, Vanderbilt University

John Dossett, Associate Professor
B.S., 1990, M.A., 1995, Ball State University; Ph.D., 2000, University of Tennessee

Linda Guthrie, Professor
B.S., 1965, M.Ed., 1969, Middle Tennessee State University; Ph.D., 2000, Tennessee State University

Marie S. Hammond, Associate Professor
B.M.E., 1978, Olivet College; M.A., 1980, Ph.D., 1999, University of Missouri

Kiesa Kelly, Associate Professor and Interim Department Chair
B.A., 1996, Bowdoin College; M.S., 1999, Ph.D., 2003, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Pamela L. Knox, Professor
B.S., 1978, College of Charleston; M.S., 1981, Ph.D., 1984, Virginia Commonwealth University

Jeri Lee, Associate Professor
B.A., 1978, East Texas Baptist University; M.S., 1979, Texas Christian University; Ed. D., 1994, Tennessee State University, J.D., 2011, Nashville School of Law

Marvin Lee, Associate Professor
B.A., 1976, University of North Carolina; M.S., 1978, Indiana University; Ph.D., 1987, University of California

David Shen Miller, Assistant Professor
B.A., 1994, University of Massachusetts-Amhurst; M.S.W., 2002, University of Texas-Austin; Ph.D., 2008, University of Oregon

Robin Oatis-Ballew, Associate Professor
B.A., 1995, Fisk University; M.S., 1998, Howard University; Ph.D., 2001, Howard University

Joan Popkin, Associate Professor
B.S., 1995, university of Tennessee; M.S., 1996, University of Tennessee; Ph.D., 2002, University of Tennessee

Mary Shelton, Associate Professor
B.S., 1975, University of the South; M.S., 1989, George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University; 1999, Ph.D., George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University

Joshua Shive, Assistant Professor
B.A., 2002, Truman State University; M.S., 2004, Ph.D., 2008, Purdue University

Amy Sibulkin, Professor
B.A., 1976, Clark University; M.S., 1979, Ph.D., 1981, Cornell University

Stephen Trotter, Professor
B.S., 1972, Stephen F. Austin State University; M.S., 1976, University of Houston; Ph.D., 1981, University of Utah

Therman Webb, Assistant Professor
B.S., 2000, Tennessee State University; M.S., 2006, Tennessee State University; Ed.D., 2011, Walden University

Department of Teaching and Learning

John David Tiller, Ed.D., Interim Department Chair

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Jane Asamani, Professor
B.A., 1981, University of the West Indies, Mona Kingston, Jamaica; M.A., 1986, Fisk University; Ed.S., 1993, Ed.D., 1995, Tennessee State University

Sumita Chakraborti- Ghosh, Professor
B.S., 1975, Calcutta University, Calcutta, India; B.S., 1987, Utah State University; M.A., 1979, Rabindrabharah University, Calcutta India; Ph.D., 1998, New Mexico State University

Beth Christian, Associate Professor
B.A., 1991, University of Tennessee; M.A., 1993, Middle Tennessee State University; Ph.D., 2002, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University

Charles Dickens, Professor
B.A., 1971, George Peabody College for Teachers; M.S., 1972, University of Tennessee; Ph.D., 1979, George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University

Blanche Glimps, Professor
B.S.,1964, Eastern Michigan University; M.Ed., 1967, WayneState University; Ph.D. 1979, University of Michigan

Carol Helton, Associate Professor
B.A. 1968, Peabody College of Vanderbilt; M.Ed., 1973, University of Memphis; Ed.D., 1994, Tennessee State University

J. Mark Hunter, Professor
B.A., 1982, College of Charleston; M.M.A., 1983, University of South Carolina; Ed.D., 1991, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Nicole Kendall, Associate Professor and Interim Department Chair
B.S., 1999 University of Tennessee at Martin; M.S. 2000,Peabody College of Vanderbilt University; Ed.D, 2005, Tennessee State University.

Show-Mei Lin, Assistant Professor
B.A., 1981, Soochow University; M.S.W. 1985, California State University, Fresno; Ph.D, 2009, The University of Oklahoma.

Dolores Mathis, Professor
B.A., 1967, Florida A & M; M.A., 1969, M.A., 1971, The Ohio State University, Ed.S., 1971, Ph.D., 1975, University of Michigan

Mary Ann Pangle, Associate Professor
B.S., 1961, M.A., 1965, George Peabody College; Ed.D., 2004, Tennessee State University

Judith Presley, Associate Professor
B.S., 1969, Tennessee State University; M.S., 1974, Tennessee State University; Ph.D., 1998, George Peabody College of Vanderbilt

Heraldo Richards, Associate Professor
B.A., 1975, University of Chicago; M.A., 1985, University of Michigan; Ph.D., 1993, Northwestern University

John Tiller, Assistant Professor
B.S., 1973, Gardner Webb University; M.R.E., 1978, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ed.D., 2000 Tennessee State University

Celeste Williams, Associate Professor
B.S., 1987, Guilford College; M.S., 1995, Ed.D. 2001, Tennessee State University