University Catalog 2014-2016 
    
    Jun 18, 2019  
University Catalog 2014-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration and Faculty



Board of Trustees

Mr. Michael Rue Sr. Patricia Suchalski, S.B.S.
  Chair   Vice Chair
Mr. Mark Romig Dr. Norman C. Francis
  Secretary   Ex-officio member
Dr. Dale Mason Cochran Mr. Mark D. Goodman
Bishop Curtis John Guillory, S.V.D. Mrs. Carla A. Harris
Sr. Stephanie Henry, S.B.S. Dr. Toni Hoover
Mr. Gladstone Jones, III Sr. Amedee Maxwell, S.B.S
Dr. Marie V. McDemmond Mr. James Mitchell, Jr.
The Honorable Marc H. Morial Sr. Jane Norton, S.B.S.
Mrs. Sonia A. Perez Sr. Marianne Poole, S.B.S.
Sr. Rita Radloff, S.B.S. Sr. Barbara Specker, S.B.S.
Mrs. Phyllis M. Taylor Mrs. Mary K. Zervigon

 

Officers of the University

Norman C. Francis, B.A., J.D., LL.D.

President

Loren J. Blanchard, B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D. Ralph W. Johnson, B.S., M.B.A., C.P.A.
  Provost & Sr. Vice President, Academic Affairs   Sr. Vice President, Administration
Joseph K. Byrd, B.S., M.Ed. Marion Bracy, B.A.
  Vice President, Student Services   Vice President, Facilities Planning and Management
Edward J. Phillips, B.S. Ronald Durnford, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
  Vice President, Fiscal Services   Vice President, Planning, Institutional Research and Assessment
Kenneth St. Charles, B.B.A, M.B.A., Ph.D.  
  Vice President, Institutional Advancement  

 

Administrative Staff

Norman C. Francis, B.A., J.D., LL.D.

President

Loren J. Blanchard, B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D. Ralph W. Johnson, B.S., M.B.A., C.P.A.
  Sr. Vice President, Academic Affairs   Sr. Vice President, Administration
Joseph Byrd, B.S., M.Ed. Kenneth St. Charles, B.B.A, M.B.A., Ph.D.
  Vice President, Student Services   Vice President, Institutional Advancement
Marion Bracy, B.A. Edward J. Phillips, B.S.
  Vice President, Facilities Planning and Management   Vice President, Fiscal Services
Ronald Durnford, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Melva D. Williams, B.S.
  Vice President, Planning, Institutional Research, and Assessment   Interim Vice President, Technology Administration
Anil Kukreja, B.E., M.B.A., Ph.D. Kathleen Kennedy, Pharm.D.
  Dean, College of Arts and Sciences   Dean, College of Pharmacy
Sr. Monica Loughlin, S.B.S., B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Winston D. Brown, B.S., M.S.
  Director, Campus Ministry   Dean, Admissions

 

Academic Administration

Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Loren J. Blanchard, B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Provost and Sr. Vice President, Academic Affairs

Marguerite S. Giguette, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Anil Kukreja, B.E., M.B.A., Ph.D.
  Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs   Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Kathleen Kennedy, Pharm.D. Winston D. Brown, B.S., M.S.
  Dean, College of Pharmacy   Dean, Admissions

 

Staff Offices

Office of the Senior Vice President for Administration

Ralph W. Johnson, B.S., M.B.A., C.P.A.
Sr. Vice President, Administration

Marion Bracy, B.A. Melva D. Williams, B.S.
  Vice President, Facilities Planning and Management   Interim Vice President, Technology Administration
William L. Jeffrion, B.S., C.P.A. William Bostick, B.S., C.P.A.
  Associate Vice President for Auxiliary and Support Services   Internal Auditor
Emily London-Jones, B.A., M.A. Larry Calvin, B.A.
  Director, Student Financial Aid   Director, Human Resources
    Raymond Brown, B.S., M.S., J.D.
      Director, Environmental Health & Safety

 

Office of the Vice President for Student Services

Joseph Byrd, B.S., M.Ed.
Vice President, Student Services

Nedra J. Alcorn, B.A., M.A. Typhanie Jasper-Butler, B.S., M.S.
  Associate Vice President for Student Services/Dean of Students   Director, Center for Student Leadership and Service
Deon Ridgell, B.A., M.A. Judy E. Bracy, B.A.
  Assistant Dean for Student Life   Director, Housing and Residence Life
Jason Horne, B.S. Virginia Pellerin, R.N., B.S.N.
  Athletic Director   Director, Student Health Services
Silas Steele, B.A., M.A. Eloise Doxie Dixon, B.A., M.S.W., L.C.S.W, A.C.S.W.
  Director, Campus Recreational Sports   Director, Counseling & Wellness Center
Duane Carkum, B.S., M.Ed. Darryl Keller, B.S., M.Ed.
  Chief, University Police   Director, University Center

 

Office of the Vice President for Technology Administration

Melva D. Williams, B.S.
Interim Vice President, Technology Administration

Yamlak Tsega, B.S., M.S. Karl Findorff, B.S., M.B.A
  Director, External Relations   Manager, Systems Administration
Paul Waddell, B.S.  
  Manager, Telecom and Network  

 

Office of the Vice President for Fiscal Services

Edward J. Phillips, B.S.
Vice President, Fiscal Services

Patricia H. Vaultz, B.S. Lorie Gie, B.S., M.B.A.
  Bursar   Director, Operations
Shirley B. Moses, B.S., M.B.A. Joyce M. Sandifer, B.S.
  Director, Grants and Contracts   Director, Accounting
Ingenué Schexnider-Fields, B.S.  
  Director, Financial Reporting/External Audits  

 

Office of the Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Kenneth St. Charles, B.B.A, M.B.A., Ph.D.
Vice President, Institutional Advancement

Gia Soublet, B.S., M.M. Kimberly Reese, B.A., M.A.
  Assistant Vice President, Corporation and Foundation Relations   Director, Alumni Affairs
Richard Tucker, B.A. Kendra Tircuit, B.S., M.B.A.
  Director, Communications   Director, Advancement Services
  Nannette Smith, B.G.S.
    Director, University Events

 

Office of Planning, Institutional Research, and Assessment

Ronald Durnford, B.A, M.A., Ph.D.
Vice President, Planning, Institutional Research, and Assessment

Treva Lee, B.S., M.A., Ph.D. Danielle Duffourc, B.S., M.P.A., Ph.D.
  Director, Institutional Compliance and Planning Initiatives   Director, Institutional Effectiveness & Assessment
V. Allen Gale, B.S., M.B.A.  
  Senior Institutional Research Analyst  

 

Health Services Center

Robert Mercadel, M.D. Virginia Pellerin, RN, BSN
  Medical Director, University Physician   Administrative Director

 

Faculty and Academic Administrators

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Ralph Adamo
Associate Professor, English
Fine Arts & Humanities

M.F.A., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Michael Adams
Associate Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Ohio State University

Syed Ahmed
Assistant Professor, Business
Ph.D., University of New Orleans

Renee Akbar
Associate Professor, Education & Counseling
Ph.D., Florida State University

Sara Al-Dahir
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D., Xavier University of LA

Mehnaaz Ali
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

Sarah Amering
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D., Purdue University

David Anderson
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Purdue University

Anthony Aramburo
Associate Professor, Education & Counseling and Languages
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., University of New Orleans

Gurdial Arora
Professor, Mathematics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Delhi University, Delhi, India

Douglas Athey
Associate Professor, Education & Counseling
Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Mohamed Awad
Assistant Professor, Biology
Biological & Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Thaddeo K. Babiiha
Associate Professor, English
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., Brown University

Jonn Bailey
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D., Xavier University of Louisiana

Janel Bailey-Wheeler
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D., Xavier University of LA

Marcus Ballard
Assistant Professor, Music
Fine Arts & Humanities

D.M.A, University of Southern Mississippi

Ann Barbre
Associate Dean, College of Pharmacy
Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences

Ph.D., University of Mississippi

Peter Barrett
Assistant Professor, Biology
Biological & Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., Harvard University

James Bartkus
Assistant Professor, Business
Ph.D., University of New Orleans

Jose J. Bautista
Professor, Business
Ph.D., Tulane University

Thora Bayer
Professor, Philosophy
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., Emory University

Ronald Bechet
Professor, Art
Fine Arts & Humanities

M.F.A., Yale University

Amy Bellone-Hite
Associate Professor, Sociology
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., Tulane University

Regina Benjamin
Professor, Public Health Sciences
Biological & Public Health Sciences

M.D., University of Alabama

Robert B. Berman
Professor, Philosophy
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., New School for Social Research

Jason Berntsen
Assistant Professor, Philosophy
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., University of Missouri, Columbia

Partha Bhattacharjee
Associate Professor, Biology
Biological & Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., University of Liverpool

Hector Biliran, Jr.
Associate Professor, Biology
Biological & Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., Wayne State University

Bryan Bilyeu
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., University of North Texas

Teresa Birdwhistell
Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., University of North Carolina

Robert C. Blake, II
Professor, Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences
Ph.D., University of Illinois

Linda Blakley
Interim Associate Dean, Student Affairs
College of Pharmacy

Ph.D., University of New Orleans

Loren J. Blanchard
Provost and Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs
Professor, Education & Counseling

Ph.D., University of Georgia

Shayna Blum
Assistant Professor, Art
Fine Arts & Humanities

M.F.A, San Francisco Art Institute

Michelle Bell Boissiere
Assistant Professor, Biology
Biological & Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., Tulane University

Amne Borghol
Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical &
Administrative Sciences

Pharm.D., Xavier University of LA

Levon Bostanian
Professor, Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences
Ph.D., Ohio State University

Candice Roche’ Boucree
Instructor, Business
M.B.A., Tulane University

Kenneth Boutte
Professor, Biology
Biological & Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Walter Breaux, III
Associate Professor, Education & Counseling
Ph.D., University of New Orleans

Kristy Brumfield
Associate Professor, Education & Counseling
Ph.D., University of New Orleans

Kristy M. Brumfield
Assistant Professor, Biology
Biological & Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Violet H. Bryan
Professor, English
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., Harvard University

Kendrea Bryant
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D., Xavier University of LA

Willie Caffey, Jr.
Instructor, Biology
Biological & Public Health Sciences

M.S., North Carolina Central University

JW Carmichael, Jr.
Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., University of Illinois

Mary Carmichael
Assistant Professor, Biology
Biological & Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, San Antonio, TX

Cary Caro
Assistant Professor, Business
Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Kimberly Chandler
Assistant Professor, Communication Studies
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., Wayne State University

Sarah Clunis
Assistant Professor, Art
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., University of Iowa

Jeremy Cohen
Assistant Professor, Psychology
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., Tulane University

Sr. Jean Marie Craig, SBS
Associate Professor, Education & Counseling
Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Lori Crawford
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D., Xavier University of LA

Mack Crayton, III
Assistant Professor, Biology
Biological & Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Arnold Crump
Assistant Professor, Mass Communication
Social & Behavioral Sciences

M.Ed., Syracuse University

Ian Davenport
Assistant Professor, Biology
Ph.D., Clemson University

Rachel Davis-Haley
Assistant Professor, Education & Counseling
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Valerio Deangelis
Professor, Mathematics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle

Cecily Defreece
Assistant Professor, Biology
Biological & Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., Tulane University

Wilfred Delphin
Professor and Artist-in-Residence, Music
D.M.A., University of Southern Mississippi

Carroll J. Diaz, Jr.
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Louisiana State University Medical Center

Stassi Dimaggio
Associate Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D. University of New Orleans

Gary Donaldson
Professor, History
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Ronald Dorris
Professor, English and African American Diaspora Studies
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., Emory University

James Dunson, III
Assistant Professor, Philosophy
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., Emory University

Margarita Echeverri
Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Ph.D., Tulane University

Elizabeth Edgecomb
Assistant Professor, Communication Studies
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., University of South Florida

Andrea D. Edwards
Associate Professor, Computer Science
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Tulane University

Elizabeth Elmwood
Assistant Librarian
M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University

Katherine Eskine
Assistant Professor, Psychology
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., The City University of New York

Christopher Faircloth
Associate Professor, Sociology
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., University of Florida

Jerry T. Farmer
Professor, Theology
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium

Giti Farudi
Instructor, Languages
Fine Arts & Humanities

M.A., West Virginia University

Lisa Flanagan
Assistant Professor, Communication Studies
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Sr. Grace Mary Flickinger, SBS
Professor, Biology
Biological & Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Maryam Foroozesh
Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Tulane University

Russell Frazier
Assistant Professor, Political Science
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., University of Arkansas

Conchetta Fulton
Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D., Xavier University of LA

Kisha Gant
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D., Xavier University of LA

Dominique Gendrin
Professor, Communication Studies
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Mary George
Assistant Librarian
M.L.S., University of Rhode Island

Christopher Gillard
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D., Xavier University of LA

Marguerite S. Giguette
Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs
Professor, Computer Science
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Tulane University

Willie Gin
Assistant Professor, Political Science
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Timothy Glaude
Assistant Professor, Education & Counseling
Ph.D., Southern University A&M College

Galina Goloverda
Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Ukrainian Academy of Sciences

Lori Gordon
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D. Florida A&M University

Sr. Donna Gould, SBS
Assistant Professor, English
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., University of Louisiana, Lafayette

Navneet Goyal
Lecturer, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., University of New Orleans

Jessica Graber
Assistant Professor, Physics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Tulane University

Charles Gramlich
Professor, Psychology
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., University of Arkansas

Nicole Pepinster Greene
Associate Professor, English
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

L. Faye Grimsley
Associate Professor, Public Health Sciences
Biological & Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., University of Cincinnati

Mark Gstohl
Associate Professor, Theology
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Rosalind Hale
Professor, Education & Counseling
Ed.D., Auburn University

Elizabeth Hammer
Director, Center for the Advancement of Teaching
Professor, Psychology
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., Tulane University

Elliott Hammer
Professor, Psychology
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., Tulane University

Nancy Hampton
Assistant Librarian
M.S.L.S., Clark Atlanta University

Martha Harris
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D. Xavier University of LA

Tammy Hart
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D. Xavier University of LA

Paul Haschak
Assistant Librarian
M.L.S., Louisiana State University

Kevin Hebert
Assistant Librarian
M.L.I.S., University of Alabama

Amanda Helm
Assistant Professor, Business
Ph.D., University of Missouri, Columbia

Vaneshette Henderson
Assistant Dean, Student Academic Success
Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Oliver Hennessey
Assistant Professor, English
Fine Arts and Humanities

Ph.D., University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

Michael Homan
Professor, Theology
Fine Arts and Humanities

Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Tien L. Huang
Professor, Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences
Ph.D., University of the Pacific

Thomas Huckaba
Assistant Professor, Biology
Biological & Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., Columbia University

Shamsul Huda
Associate Professor, History
Fine Arts and Humanities

Ph.D., University of Illinois

Kristal Huggins
Instructor, Biology
Biological & Public Health Sciences

M.S., Auburn University

Sr. Barbara Hughes, CSJ
Professor, History
Fine Arts and Humanities

Ph.D., St. Louis University

Ericka V. Hylick
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D., Florida A&M University

Shubhangi P. Kale Ireland
Professor, Biology
Biological & Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., Tulane University

Dana Jamero
Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D., University of the Pacific, Stockton

Kelly Johanson
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Tulane University

Bro. Herman Johnson, OP
Assistant Professor, Languages
Fine Arts and Humanities

Ed.D., Teachers College Columbia University

Jessica Johnson
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D., University of Louisiana, Monroe

Lester W. Jones, Jr.
Professor, Mathematics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Tulane University

Kathleen Kennedy
Dean, College of Pharmacy
Professor, Clinical and Administrative Sciences

Pharm.D., University of California, San Francisco

Mapo Kinnord-Payton
Associate Professor, Art
Fine Arts and Humanities

M.F.A., Ohio State University

William Kirchain
Associate Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D., Medical University of South Carolina

Vimal Kishore
Professor, Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences
Ph.D., University of Luchnow

Andrew Klimas
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

D.A., Idaho State University

Vlajko Kocic
Professor, Mathematics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

D.M.S., University of Belgrade

Vladimir Kolesnichenko
Associate Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Ukrainian Academy of Sciences

Yevgeniy Kostrov
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., University of Rhode Island

Anil Kukreja
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Business

Ph.D., University of Alabama

Anup Kundu
Assistant Professor, Biology
Biological & Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., Tokyo Institute of Technology

Katheryn Laborde
Associate Professor, English
Fine Arts & Humanities

M.F.A., University of New Orleans

Irwin Lachoff
Associate Librarian
M.A., University of New Orleans

Freddie Landry
Assistant Professor, Physics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Michigan State University

R. Raymond Lang
Associate Professor, Computer Science
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Tulane University

David Lanoue
Professor, English
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., University of Nebraska

Joseph Larochelle
Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D., University of Maryland

Candace Lawrence
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

Silas Lee, III
Assistant Professor, Sociology
Ph.D., University of New Orleans

Kitani Lemieux
Assistant Professor, Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences
Ph.D., Clark Atlanta University

Phillip J. Linden, Jr.
Associate Professor, Theology
Fine Arts & Humanities

S.T.D., Ph.D., Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium

Sr. Monica Loughlin, SBS
Assistant to the President for Catholic Identity and Mission Integration Director, Campus Ministry
Professor, Biology
Biological & Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., Louisiana State University Medical Center

Ross Louis
Associate Professor, Communication Studies
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Wyndolyn Ludwikowski
Assistant Professor, Psychology
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., Iowa State University

J. Robert Luo
Instructor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

M.S, University of Albany

Tarun Mandal
Professor, Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences
Ph.D., Northeast Louisiana University

Elizabeth Manley
Assistant Professor, History
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., Tulane University

Peter Martinat
Associate Professor, Biology
Biological & Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Nancy Martino
Associate Professor, Speech Pathology
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Harris McFerrin, Jr.
Assistant Professor, Biology
Biological & Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., Tulane University

Herbert McGuin, III
Associate Librarian
M.S., Clark Atlanta University

Neil McIntyre
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., University of South Florida

Dangale Meda
Lecturer, Physics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Tuskegee University

Lamartine Meda
Associate Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Northeastern University

Sarah Meier
Lecturer, Philosophy
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., Emory University

John Mersch
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Indiana University

Linda Mihm
Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D., University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Krista Mincey
Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences
Biological & Public Health Sciences

D.Ph, Georgia Southern University

Patricia Minnis
Assistant Professor, Speech Pathology
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Judith Miranti
Professor, Education & Counseling
Ed.D., University of Nevada

Carolyn Mojgani
Assistant Librarian
M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University

Karen Becnel Moore
Associate Professor, Languages
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

Kathleen Morgan
Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Yale University

Syed Muniruzzaman
Associate Professor, Biology
Biological & Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., University of Kagawa, Japan

Bonnie Noonan
Associate Professor, English
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Claire Norris
Assistant Professor, Sociology
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Rev. Maurice Nutt, C.SS.R
Director, Institute for Black Catholic Studies
D.Min., Aquinas Institute of Theology

Biljana D. Obradovic
Professor, English
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., University of Nebraska

Justina Ogbuokiri
Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D., University of Cincinnati

John Okogbaa
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D., Creighton University

Ifeanyi Onor
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D., Xavier University of LA

Megan Osterbur
Assistant Professor, Political Science
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., University of New Orleans

Thomas Palfrey
Associate Professor, Mathematics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Florastina Payton-Stewart
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Tulane University

Richard Peters
Assistant Professor, Business
Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University

Calvin Porter
Associate Professor, Biology
Biological & Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Yashoda Pramar
Professor, Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences
Ph.D., University of Houston

Janet Privett
Associate Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., University of Arkansas

Mark Quinn
Assistant Professor, Business
M.B.A., Rutgers University

Dara Rahming
Instructor, Music
Fine Arts & Humanities

M.M., University of Miami

Lynette Ralph
Librarian
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University

James Rantschler
Assistant Professor, Physics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., University of Alabama

Kristi Rapp
Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D., Xavier University of LA

Harish Ratnayaka
Associate Professor, Biology
Biological & Public Health Sciences

Ph.D. City University of New York

Warren Ray
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., University of New Orleans

Elizabeth M. Rhodes
Assistant Professor, Education & Counseling
Ed.D., Pepperdine University

Dean Richardson
Assistant Professor, Physics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Joe Ricks
Professor, Business
Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Kevin Riley
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Lourdes Rincon
Assistant Professor, Theology
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Shearon Roberts
Assistant Professor, Mass Communication
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., Tulane University

Keturah Robinson
Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D., Xavier University of LA

Joseph Ross
Associate Professor, Biology
Biological & Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Jonathan Rotondo-McCord
Associate Professor, History
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., Yale University

Elizabeth Smith Rousselle
Associate Professor, Languages
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., Tulane University

Robin Runia
Assistant Professor, English
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., University of New Mexico

Steven Salm
Associate Professor, History
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Daniel Sarpong
Associate Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Ph.D., Louisiana State University Medical Center

Paul Schafer
Associate Professor, Philosophy
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., DePaul University

Randall V. Schexnayder
Assistant Dean for Professional Affairs
College of Pharmacy

M.S.P.H., Tulane University

Lisa Schulte-Gipson
Associate Professor, Psychology
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., University at Albany, NY

James Shade
Assistant Professor, English
Fine Arts & Humanities

M.F.A., University of New Orleans

Donna Shelly-Robinson
Clinical Instructor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
B.S., Xavier University of LA

Daniel Shore
Assistant Professor, Music
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., The City University of New York

Sharlene Sinegal-Decuir
Assistant Professor, History
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Paula Singleton
Assistant Librarian
M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University

Susan Spillman
Associate Professor, Languages
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., Tulane University

Jayalakshmi Sridhar
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Osmania University

Sr. Mary Ann Stachow, SBS
Assistant Professor, Theology
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

Robert Stratford
Assistant Professor, Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences
Ph.D., University of Southern California

Donna Stutson
Associate Professor, Mathematics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Anderson Sunda-Meya
Associate Professor, Physics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Ashley Taylor
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D., Xavier University of LA

Syreeta Tilghman
Assistant Professor, Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Jason Todd
Assistant Professor, English
Fine Arts & Humanities
Director, Quality Enhancement Plan

Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Jeremy Tuman
Instructor, English
Fine Arts & Humanities

M.F.A., University of New Orleans

Brian Turner
Assistant Professor, Psychology
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., Jackson State University

Tim Turner
Associate Professor, Music
Fine Arts & Humanities

D.M.A., University of Memphis

Sindhu Unnithan
Associate Professor, Mathematics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Tulane University

Robin Vander
Associate Professor, English and African American Diaspora Studies
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Kim Vaz
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Education & Counseling

Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington

Abha Verma
Lecturer, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., University of New Orleans

R. Patrick Vernon
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Tulane University

Pamela Waldron-Moore
Professor, Political Science
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., University of Houston

Guangdi Wang
Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., University of New Orleans

Zhe Wang
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Lanzhou University

John Ware
Professor, Music
Fine Arts & Humanities

D.M.A., Michigan State University

Terry Watt
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

Sarah Weaver
Associate Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., University of Florida

Frank Wesselmann
Assistant Professor, Physics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Old Dominion University

Mark Whitaker
Assistant Professor, English
Fine Arts & Humanities

M.F.A., University of New Orleans

Johannah White
Assistant Librarian
M.L.S., Indiana University

Michael White
Professor, Languages
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., Tulane University

Thomas Wiese
Associate Professor, Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences
Ph.D., Wayne State University School of Medicine

Christopher Williams
Assistant Professor, Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences
Ph.D., Tulane University

Lakeisha Williams
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D., Xavier University of LA

Shandrika Williams
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D., Xavier University of LA

Shael Wolfson
Assistant Professor, Business
Ph.D., University of New Orleans

Clifford Wright
Professor, Business
M.B.A., Loyola University

Jian Hua Zhang
Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Northeastern University, MA

Kun Zhang
Associate Professor, Computer Science
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Tulane University

Qian-Jin Zhang
Assistant Professor, Biology
Biological & Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Yingnan Zhao
Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Ph.D., Tulane University

Emeritus Professors

Murty Akundi Physics Department
Elizabeth A. Barron Communications Department
Thomas Bonner English Department
Malcolm J. Breda Music Department
Victor J. DuRapau, Jr. Mathematics Department
Deidre D. Labat Biology Department
Joseph LeFevre Philosophy Department
Sr. Maureen Hurley, S.B.S. Biology Department
Joe Melcher Speech Pathology Department
John Sevenair Chemistry Department
Harold A. Vincent Physics Department

 

Endowed Chairs

Regina Benjamin nola.com/Times Picayune Chair in Public Health Sciences
JW Carmichael, Jr. Xavier University Chair in Science
Mark Quinn Conrad Hilton Chair in Entrepreneurship
Daniel Sarpong Chair in Minority Health and Health Disparities
Michael G. White Rosa and Charles Keller, Jr. Chair in Arts and Humanities

 

Endowed Professors

Ann Barbre W. Emile and Alitia D. Coleman Professor of Pharmacy Practice
James Bartkus Liberty Bank Professor in Banking and Finance
Jose Bautista JP Morgan Chase Business Solutions to Urban Economic Problems Professor
Thora Bayer RosaMary Foundation Professor in Liberal Arts
Ron Bechet Victor Labat Professor in Fine Arts
Amy Bellone-Hite Clarence Jupiter Professor
Violet Bryan Mellon Foundation Professor in Humanities
Stassi DiMaggio W.K. Kellogg Professor in Teaching (CAT Faculty-in-Residence)
Gary Donaldson Keller Family Foundation Professor in Arts and Sciences
Ronald Dorris Alumni Class of 1958 Professor in Liberal Arts
Jerry Farmer Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament Professor in Theology
Sr. Grace Mary Flickinger, SBS J.W. Carmichael Professor
Maryam Foroozesh Margaret W. Kelly Professor in Chemistry
Dominique Gendrin AT&T Professor in Communications
Nicole Greene W.K. Kellogg Professor in English
Elizabeth Hammer W.K. Kellogg Professor in Teaching
Elliot Hammer John LaFarge Professor in Social Justice
Tien Huang Malcolm Ellington Professor in Medicinal Chemistry
Sr. Barbara Hughes, CSJ W.K. Kellogg Professor in Liberal Arts
Shubhangi Kale Ireland Xavier Professorship in Science
Kathleen Kennedy Malcolm Ellington Professor in Health Disparities Research
William Kirchain Wilber and Mildred Robichaux Professor in Pharmacy
Vimal Kishore Bynum Family Professor in Pharmacy
Vlajko Kocic Keller Family Foundation Professor in Arts and Sciences
Anil Kukreja Capital One Professor in Management and Finance
David Lanoue RosaMary Foundation Professor in English
Silas Lee, III Ernest N. Morial Professor in Public Policy
Tarun Mandal McCaffrey/Norwood Professor in Pharmacy
Kathleen Morgan Keller Family Foundation Professor in Science
Rev. Maurice Nutt, C.Ss.R. Drexel Society Professor in Black Catholic Studies
Joe Ricks JP Morgan Chase Professor in Sales and Marketing
Joseph Ross Claude H. and Elizabeth Organ Professor in Biology
Jonathan Rotondo-McCord W.K. Kellogg Professor in History
Steven Salm Class of 1958 Professor
Lisa Schulte-Gipson Keller Family Foundation Professor
Susan Spillman William Arceneaux Professor in French
Anderson Sunda-Meya Norwood Professor in Physics
Pamela Waldron-Moore Leslie R. Jacobs Professor
John Ware Keller Family Foundation Professor in Arts and Humanities
Clifford Wright Holzer Family Professor in Accounting