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Faculty & Staff

ADMINISTRATION

Dr. Paul A. Haught, Dean of School of Arts, Associate Professor
B.A., Georgetown University; M.A., University of North Texas; Ph.D. Tulane University
Phone: (901) 321-3579
Email: phaught@cbu.edu

Sean MacInnes, Administrative Assistant
Phone: (901) 321-3335
Email: smacinne@cbu.edu

Behavioral Science

Dr. Tracie L. Burke, Professor, Director of Honors Program
BS, University of Montana; MS, MA, EdD, University of Memphis
Phone: (901) 321-3357
Email: tburke@cbu.edu

Dr. Mary F. Campbell, Assistant Professor
B.A., M.A., University of Memphis; Ph.D., University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa)
Phone: (901) 321-3107
Email: mcampbe6@cbu.edu

Dr. Mary Kelly James, Assistant Professor
M.A., University of Memphis; Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Phone: (901) 321-3356
Email: kjames2@cbu.edu

Chanda Murphy, Instructor
B.A., Christian Brothers University; M.S., University of Memphis
Phone: (901) 321-3338
Email: cmurphy6@cbu.edu

Dr. Elizabeth M. Nelson, Professor
B.A., M.A., M.S., Ph.D., Kansas State University
Phone: (901) 321-3362
Email: enelson@cbu.edu

Dr. Maureen E. O'Brien, Associate Professor
B.A., Christian Brothers University; M.S. The University of Memphis; Ph.D., University of North Carolina Greensboro
Phone: (901) 321-4303
Email: mobrien@cbu.edu

Dr. Jeffrey Sable, Assistant Professor
B.A., Drury College; M.S., Kansas State University; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia
Phone: (901) 321-3353
Email: jsable@cbu.edu

Dr. Rodney J. Vogl, Chair, Professor
B.S., University of Iowa; M.S., Ph.D., Kansas State University
Phone: (901) 321-4297
Email: rvogl@cbu.edu

Education

Dr. Samantha M. Alperin, Associate Professor, Director Undergraduate/Graduate Education Programs
B.S.B.A., University of Tennessee; MAT, Ed.D., University of Memphis
Phone: (901) 321-3116
Email: salperin@cbu.edu

Dr. Wendy J. Ashcroft, Associate Professor, Director of Field Experience
B.A., Psychology (with Honors), Rhodes College; M.A., Special Education (Concentration: Multi-handicapped), University of Memphis; Ed.D., Special Education, University of Memphis
Phone: (901) 321-3514
Email: washcrof@cbu.edu

Dr. Cort Casey, Assistant Professor
B.B.A., University of Mississippi; MAT, University of West Alabama; Ed.D., University of Memphis
Phone: (901) 321-4101
Email: Cort.Casey@cbu.edu

Hollie Brooks Comas, Director Lasallian Community Service
Phone: (901) 321-3119
Email: hcomas@cbu.edu

Dr. Ellen S. Faith, Professor, Accreditation Coordinator
B.A. Regents College; M.A., Vermont College; Ed.M., Ed.D., Harvard University
Phone: (901) 321-3017
Email: esfaith@cbu.edu

Daniel Messinger, LMSW, Administrative & Licensing Officer Assistant
Phone: (901) 321-4350
Email: dmessing@cbu.edu

Dr. Richard Potts, Chair, Associate Professor
B.A., English, Southern Illinois University; M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Memphis; M.A., English, University of Memphis; Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Memphis
Phone: (901) 321-3020
Email: rpotts@cbu.edu

Rita Raniszewski, Director of Assessment & Records Licensing Officer
B.A., in History with English minor, Siena College; M.A.T., English Concentration, Memphis State University; M.R.E., Loyola University; M.B.A., Christian Brothers University
Phone: (901) 321-3070/3076
Email: rranisze@cbu.edu

Brother Michael A. Schmelzer, Assistant Professor
B.A., English, Christian Brothers College; M.A.T., English/Communication Arts, St. Mary’s University of Minnesota; Ph.D., LLC/English Education, The Ohio State University
Phone: (901) 321-3583
Email: mschmelz@cbu.edu

Lavern Terrell, Visiting Associate Professor
B.M., Samford University; M.A. Clark-Atlanta University; Ed.D., East Tennessee State University
Phone: (901) 321-3341
Email: lterrell@cbu.edu

Nancy P. Wilder, Visiting Assistant Professor, NCATE Assessment Coordinator
B.S., University of Memphis; M.Ed., University of Memphis; Graduate Studies in Special Education, Vanderbilt University
Phone: (901) 321-3385
Email: nwilder@cbu.edu

History & Political Science

Dr. Marius Carriere, Professor
B.A., University of Louisiana-Lafayette; M.A., Stephen F. Austin State University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Phone: (901) 321-3366
Email: mcarrier@cbu.edu

Dr. Benjamin R. Jordan, Visiting Associate Professor, Director of LLC
B.A. History, Bard College; Ph.D., United States History, University of California, San Diego; M.A., United States History, University of California, San Diego
Phone: (901) 321-4406
Email: bjordan1@cbu.edu

Dr. Karl A. Leib, Associate Professor
B.A., SUNY Albany; M.A., SUNY Albany;Ph.D., Syracuse University
Phone: (901) 321-3337
Email: kleib@cbu.edu

Dr. Neal A. Palmer, Chair, Associate Professor
B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.A., University of Memphis; Ph.D., The University of Rochester
Phone: (901) 321-3249
Email: npalmer@cbu.edu

Literature & Languages

Dr. Elizabeth P. Broadwell, Professor
B.A., Guilford College; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Phone: (901) 321-4114
Email: lbroadwe@cbu.edu

Juan Caballero Dr., Visiting Assistant Professor
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; Ph.D. University of California, Berkley
Phone: (901) 321-3351
Email: jcaballe@cbu.edu

Dr. Karen B. Golightly, Associate Professor
B.A., Rhodes College; M.F.A., University of Memphis; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University
Phone: (901) 321-4483
Email: kgolight@cbu.edu

Federico C. Gomez-Uroz, Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., University of Granada, Spain; M.A., The University of Memphis
Phone: (901) 321-3355
Email: fgomezur@cbu.edu

Dr. Jeffrey Gross, Assistant Professor
B.A., Canisius College; M.A. Indiana State University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky
Phone: (901) 321-3467
Email: jgross1@cbu.edu

Language Center
Phone: (901) 321-4112

Brother Francisco V. Martin, Lecturer
D.P.L., University of Villaneuva; M.A.T., St. Mary's College
Phone: (901) 321-3496
Email: fmartin@cbu.edu

Dr. Vincent G. O'Neill, Visiting Professor
B.A., M.A., University of Windsor, Ontario; Ph.D., University College of the University of London, England
Phone: (901) 321-3346
Email: voneill@cbu.edu

Dr. Clayann Gilliam Panetta, Chair, Associate Professor
B.A., Blue Mountain College; M.A., Ph.D., Old Dominion University
Phone: (901) 321-3955
Email: cpanetta@cbu.edu

Dr. Brendan Prawdzik, Assistant Professor
B.A., Rutgers University; Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
Phone: (901) 321-3367
Email: bprawdzi@cbu.edu

Eliza Warren, Instructor
B.A., M.F.A., University of Memphis
Phone: (901) 321-3348
Email: ewarren1@cbu.edu

Dr. Ann M. Wranovix, Professor
B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University
Phone: (901) 321-3352
Email: awranovi@cbu.edu

Writing Center
Phone: (901) 321-3360

Religion & Philosophy

Dr. J. Burton Fulmer, Associate Professor, Director of MACS Program
B.A., Georgetown University; M.A., George Mason University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Phone: (901) 321-3359
Email: jfulmer@cbu.edu

Dr. Scott D. Geis, Chair, Associate Professor
B.A., Bethel College; M. Div. Bethel Theological Seminary; M.Th. Duke University; Ph.D. Marquette University
Phone: (901) 321-3349
Email: sgeis@cbu.edu

Dr. Paul A. Haught, Dean of School of Arts, Associate Professor
B.A., Georgetown University; M.A., University of North Texas; Ph.D. Tulane University
Phone: (901) 321-3579
Email: phaught@cbu.edu

Dr. Emily A. Holmes, Associate Professor
B.A., Tulane University; M.Phil., University of Cambridge; M.T.S., Harvard University; Ph.D., Emory University
Phone: (901) 321-3325
Email: eholmes1@cbu.edu

Dr. Phillip J. (Max) Maloney, Associate Professor
B.A., M.A., University of Montana; Ph.D., University of Memphis
Phone: (901) 321-3368
Email: pmaloney@cbu.edu

Dr. Mary Leigh Pittenger, Visiting Assistant Professor
B.A., Middle Tennessee State University; M.A., University of Kentucky; M. Div., Vanderbilt Divinity School; Ph.D., Emory University
Phone: (901) 321-3319
Email: mpitteng@cbu.edu

Dr. James Buchanan Wallace, Associate Professor
B.A., Sewanee (The University of the South); M.Div., Candler School of Theology, Emory University; Ph.D., Emory University
Phone: (901) 321-3018
Email: jwallac6@cbu.edu

Visual & Performing Arts

Matthew V. Hamner, Assistant Professor
B.F.A., Auburn University; M.F.A., University of Central Florida
Phone: (901) 321-3026
Email: mhamner@cbu.edu

Nicholas R. Peña, Assistant Professor
B.F.A., Southern Illinois University; M.F.A., University of Missouri
Phone: (901) 321-3350
Email: npena@cbu.edu
Website: http://www.nickpena.net/

Jana B. Travis, Chair, Associate Professor
B.F.A., M.F.A., The University of Memphis
Phone: (901) 321-3386
Email: jtravis@cbu.edu
Website: http://www.janatravis.com/

Faculty & Staff


ADMINISTRATION

DR. PAUL HAUGHT, Dean for the School of Arts
DR. NEAL A. PALMER
, Chair of History and Political Science
DR. CLAYANN GILLIAM PANETTA
, Chair of Literature and Languages
DR. TRACIE L. BURKE
, Chair of Behavioral Sciences
DR. RICHARD POTTS
, Chair of Education and Director of Graduate Education
DR. SCOTT GEIS
, Chair of Religion and Philosophy
MRS. JANA BROUSSARD TRAVIS
, Chair of Visual and Performing Arts
DR. SAMANTHA M. ALPERIN
, Director of Undergraduate Education and M.A.T. Program
DR. J. BURTON FULMER
, Director of Catholic Studies Program


BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

CONRAD J. BROMBACH, Professor
B.A., St. Mary's College (Winona); M.Ed., Loyola University (Chicago); M.A., St. Louis University; Ed.D., University of New Orleans
Phone:
(901) 321-3356
E-Mail:
brombach@cbu.edu

TRACIE L. BURKE, Professor, Director of Honors Program
B.S., University of Montana; M.S., M.A., Ed.D., University of Memphis
Phone:
(901) 321-3357
E-Mail:
tburke@cbu.edu

MARY CAMPBELL, Visiting Assistant Professor
B.A., M.A., University of Memphis; Ph.D., University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa)
Phone: (901) 321-3107
Email: mcampbe6@cbu.edu

RENA DURR, Professor
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Phone:
(901) 321-3353
E-Mail:
rdurr@cbu.edu

MARGARET A. MILLER, Professor
B.A., Carlow College; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Phone:
(901) 321-3338
E-Mail:
mmiller@cbu.edu
Website: http://facstaff.cbu.edu/mmiller/

ELIZABETH M. NELSON, Professor
B.A., M.A., M.S., Ph.D., Kansas State University
Phone:
(901) 321-3362
E-Mail:
enelson@cbu.edu

MAUREEN E. O'BRIEN, Assistant Professor
B.A., Christian Brothers University; M.S. The University of Memphis; Ph.D., University of North Carolina Greensboro
Phone:
(901) 321-4303
E-Mail: mobrien@cbu.edu

RODNEY J. VOGL, Chair, Professor
B.S., University of Iowa; M.S., Ph.D., Kansas State University
Phone:
(901) 321-4297
E-Mail:
rvogl@cbu.edu


EDUCATION

SAMANTHA ALPERIN, Associate Professor
B.S.B.A., University of Tennessee; MAT, Ed.D., University of Memphis
Phone:
(901) 321-3116
E-Mail:
salperin@cbu.edu

WENDY ASHCROFT, Assistant Professor
B.A., Psychology (with Honors), Rhodes College; M.A., Special Education (Concentration: Multi-handicapped), University of Memphis; Ed.D., Special Education, University of Memphis
Phone:
(901) 321-3514
E-Mail:
washcrof@cbu.edu

ELLEN S. FAITH, Professor
B.A. Regents College; M.A., Vermont College; Ed.M., Ed.D., Harvard University
Phone:
(901) 321-3017
E-Mail:
esfaith@cbu.edu

RICHARD POTTS, Chair of Education Department, Assistant Professor
B.A., English, Southern Illinois University; M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Memphis; M.A., English, University of Memphis; Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Memphis
Phone:
(901) 321-3020
E-Mail:
rpotts@cbu.edu 

BROTHER MICHAEL A. SCHMELZER, Assistant Professor
B.A., Christian Brothers College; MAT, St. Mary's College; Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Phone:
(901) 321-3583
E-Mail:
mschmelz@cbu.edu

TALANA VOGEL, Associate Professor
B.S., M.S., Florida State University; Ed.D., University of Memphis
Phone:
(901) 321-4101
E-Mail:
tvogel@cbu.edu

NANCY WILDER, Visiting Assitant Professor and NCATE Assessment Coordinator
B.S., University of Memphis; M.Ed., University of Memphis; Graduate Studies in Special Education, Vanderbilt University
Phone:
(901) 321-3385
E-Mail:
nwilder@cbu.edu


EDUCATION DEPARTMENT STAFF

DANIEL MESSINGER, Administrative & Licensing Officer Assistant
Phone:
(901) 321-4350
E-Mail:
dmessinger@cbu.edu

RITA RANISZEWSKI, Director of Assessment & Records, Licensing Officer
B.A., in History with English minor, Siena College; M.A.T., English Concentration, Memphis State University; M.R.E., Loyola University; M.B.A., Christian Brothers University
Phone:
(901) 321-3070
E-Mail:
rranisze@cbu.edu


HISTORY & POLITICAL SCIENCE

MARIUS M. CARRIERE, JR, Professor
B.A., University of Louisiana-Lafayette; M.A., Stephen F. Austin State University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Phone
: (901) 321-3366
E-Mail
: mcarrier@cbu.edu

BENJAMIN JORDAN, Visiting Assistant Professor
B.A. History, Bard College; Ph.D., United States History, University of California, San Diego; M.A., United States History, University of California, San Diego
Phone:
(901) 321-4406
E-Mail:
bjordan1@cbu.edu

KARL LEIB, Associate Professor
B.A., SUNY Albany; M.A., SUNY Albany;Ph.D., Syracuse University
Phone:
(901) 321-3337
E-Mail:
kleib@cbu.edu

NEAL A. PALMER, Department Chair and Associate Professor
B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.A., University of Memphis; Ph.D., The University of Rochester
Phone:
(901) 321-3249
E-Mail:
npalmer@cbu.edu


LITERATURE & LANGUAGES

ELIZABETH P. BROADWELL, Professor
B.A., Guilford College; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Phone:
(901) 321-4114
E-Mail:
lbroadwe@cbu.edu

MARY TERRELL CARGILL, Professor
B.A., M.A., Memphis State University; Ph.D., University of Mississippi
E-Mail:
mcargill@cbu.edu

ROSE G. DEAL, Professor Emeritus
Doctor of Letters, University of Bari and Naples, Italy

ROGER R. EASSON, Professor
B.A., M.A., Pittsburg State University; Ph.D., University of Tulsa
Phone:
(901) 321-3351
E-Mail:
reasson@cbu.edu

KAREN B. GOLIGHTLY, Assistant Professor
B.A., Rhodes College; M.F.A., University of Memphis; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University
Phone:
(901) 321-4483
E-Mail:
kgolight@cbu.edu

FEDERICO GOMEZ-UROZ, Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., University of Granada, Spain; M.A., The University of Memphis
Phone:
(901) 321-3355
E-Mail:
fgomezur@cbu.edu

STEPHEN E. GRICE, Professor
A.B., University of Illinois; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern Illinois
E-Mail:
sgrice@cbu.edu

BROTHER ALLEN JOHNSON, FSC, Assistant Professor
B.A., LaSalle University; M.L.A., Johns Hopkins University; M.A., University of Pennsylvania
Phone:
(901) 321-3348
E-Mail:
ajohnson@cbu.edu

BROTHER FRANCISCO MARTIN, FSC, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Spanish
D.P.L., University of Villaneuva; M.A.T., St. Mary's College
Phone:
(901) 321-3496
E-Mail:
fmartin@cbu.edu

VINCENT O'NEILL, Visiting Professor
B.A., M.A., University of Windsor, Ontario; Ph.D., University College of the Univesity of London, England
Phone:
(901) 321-3346
E-Mail:
voneill@cbu.edu

CLAYANN GILLIAM PANETTA, Chair of Department and Associate Professor
B.A., Blue Mountain College; M.A., Ph.D., Old Dominion University
Phone:
(901) 321-3955
E-Mail:
cpanetta@cbu.edu

KRISTIN A. PRUITT, Professor Emeritus
B.A., Southwestern at Memphis; Ph.D., University of North Carolina
E-Mail:
kpruitt@cbu.edu

ANN MARIE WRANOVIX, Professor
B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University
Phone:
(901) 321-3352
E-Mail:
awranovi@cbu.edu


RELIGION & PHILOSOPHY

DAVID DAULT, Visiting Assistant Professor
B.A., University of the South; M.A., Columbia Theological Seminary; M.A., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Phone:
(901) 321-3341
E-Mail:
ddault@cbu.edu
Website: http://www.daviddault.com/

J. BURTON FULMERCatholic Studies Director and Assistant Professor
B.A., Georgetown University; M.A., George Mason University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Phone:
(901) 321-3359
E-Mail:
jfulmer@cbu.edu

SCOTT GEIS, Department Chair and Associate Professor
B.A., Bethel College; M. Div. Bethel Theological Seminary; M.Th. Duke University; Ph.D. Marquette University
Phone:
(901) 321-3349
E-Mail:
sgeis@cbu.edu

PAUL A. HAUGHT, Dean for the School of Arts
B.A., Georgetown University; M.A., University of North Texas; Ph.D. Tulane University
Phone:
(901) 321-3579
E-Mail:
phaught@cbu.edu

EMILY A. HOLMES, Assistant Professor
B.A., Tulane University; M.Phil., University of Cambridge; M.T.S., Harvard University; Ph.D., Emory University
Phone:
(901) 321-3325
E-Mail:
eholmes1@cbu.edu

PETER F. LIMPER, Professor Emeritus
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Yale University
E-Mail:
plimper@cbu.edu

PHILIP J. MALONEY, Associate Professor
B.A., M.A., University of Montana; Ph.D., University of Memphis
Phone:
(901) 321-3368
E-Mail:
pmaloney@cbu.edu

JAMES BUCHANAN WALLACE, Assistant Professor
B.A., Sewanee (The University of the South); M.Div., Candler School of Theology, Emory University; Ph.D., Emory University
Phone:
(901) 321-3018
E-Mail:
jwallac6@cbu.edu


VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS

MATTHEW HAMNER, Visiting Assistant Professor
B.F.A., Auburn University; M.F.A., University of Central Florida
Phone:
(901) 321-3026
E-Mail:
mhamner@cbu.edu

PAMELA HASSLER, Adjunct Lecturer
B.F.A., Memphis College of Art; M.S., University of Tennessee; M.F.A., Instituto Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
E-Mail:
phassler@cbu.edu

NICK PEÑA, Visiting Assistant Professor
B.F.A., Southern Illinois University; M.F.A., University of Missouri
Phone:
(901) 321-3350
E-Mail:
npena@cbu.edu
Website: http://www.nickpena.net/

JANA BROUSSARD TRAVIS, Department Chair and Assistant Professor
B.F.A., M.F.A., The University of Memphis
Phone:
(901) 321-3386
E-Mail:
jtravis@cbu.edu
Website: http://www.janatravis.com/