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Xavier University of Louisiana    
 
    
 
  Nov 21, 2017
 
University Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration and Faculty



Board of Trustees

Mr. Michael Rue Mrs. Sonia A. Perez
  Chair   Vice Chair
Mr. Gladstone Jones, III Dr. C. Reynold Verret
  Secretary   Ex-officio member
Mr. Justin Augustine, III Dr. Gilda A. Barabino
Ms. Carmen Bermudez Sr. Donna Breslin, S.B.S.
Sr. Theresa Chato, S.B.S. Mr. Mark D. Goodman
Bishop CurtisS John Guillory, S.V.D. Mrs. Carla A. Harris
Sr. Stephanie Henry, S.B.S. Dr. Toni Hoover
Dr. John H. Jackson The Honorable Ivan L. R. Lemelle
Dr. Marie V. McDemmond Mr. Alden J. McDonald
Mr. James Mitchell, Jr. The Honorable Marc H. Morial
Sr. Jane Norton, S.B.S. Sr. Marianne Poole, S.B.S.
Sr. Barbara Specker, S.B.S. Mr. Frank B. Stewart, Jr.
Mr. Roderick K. West Mrs. Mary K. Zervigon

Officers of the University

C. Reynold Verret, Ph.D.

President

Anne McCall, 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, M.Ed. Marion Bracy, B.A.
  Vice President, Student Services   Vice President, Facilities Planning and Management
Edward J. Phillips, B.S. Ronald Durnford, Ph.D.
  Vice President, Fiscal Services   Vice President, Planning, Institutional Research and Assessment
Gia Soublet, M.M.  
  Vice President, Institutional Advancement  

 

Administrative Staff

C. Reynold Verret, Ph.D.

President

Anne McCall, Ph.D. Ralph W. Johnson, B.S., M.B.A., C.P.A.
  Sr. Vice President, Academic Affairs   Sr. Vice President, Administration
Sr. Monica Loughlin, S.B.S., Ph.D. Gia Soublet, M.M.
  Assistant to the President, Catholic Identity & Mission Integration   Vice President, Institutional Advancement
Joseph Byrd, M.Ed. Edward J. Phillips, B.S.
  Vice President, Student Services   Vice President, Fiscal Services
Marion Bracy, B.A. Tony Moore, M.S.
  Vice President, Facility Planning and Management   Vice President, Technology Administration
Anil Kukreja, Ph.D. Ronald Durnford, Ph.D.
  Dean, College of Arts and Sciences   Vice President, Planning, Institutional Research and Assessment
Winston D. Brown, M.S. Kathleen Kennedy, Pharm.D.
  Dean, Admissions   Dean, College of Pharmacy

 

Academic Administration

Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Anne McCall, Ph.D.
Provost and Sr. Vice President, Academic Affairs

Marguerite S. Giguette, Ph.D. Deborah Marshall, Ph.D.
  Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs   Associate Vice President, Research and Sponsored Programs
Anil Kukreja, Ph.D. Kathleen Kennedy, Pharm.D.
  Dean, College of Arts and Sciences   Dean, College of Pharmacy
Winston D. Brown    
  Dean, Admissions    

 

Staff Offices

Office of the Senior Vice President for Administration

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

Marion Bracy, B.A. Tony Moore, M.S.
  Vice President, Facilities Planning and Management   Vice President, Technology Administration
William L. Jeffrion, C.P.A. William Bostick, C.P.A.
  Associate Vice President for Auxiliary and Support Services   Internal Auditor
Emily London-Jones, M.A. Larry Calvin, B.A.
  Director, Student Financial Aid   Director, Human Resources
Nannette Smith, B.A. Raymond Brown, J.D.
  Director, Events Management   Director, Environmental Health & Safety  
Rachel Thomas, Ph.D. Deidra Jones, B.S.
  Title III Director, Assistant Vice President   Manager, Property Acquisitions

 

Office of the Vice President for Student Services

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

Nedra J. Alcorn, M.A. Typhanie Jasper-Butler, M.S.
  Associate Vice President for Student Services/Dean of Students   Director, Center for Student Leadership and Service
Deon Ridgell, 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, M.A. Fr. Etido Jerome, S.T.J.
  Director, Campus Recreational Sports   Director, Campus Ministry
Duane Carkum, M.Ed. Darryl Keller, M.Ed
  Chief, University Police   Director, University Center

 

Office of the Vice President for Technology Administration

Tony Moore, M.S.
Vice President, Technology Administration

Melva D. Williams, B.S. Yamlak Tsega, M.S.
  Associate Vice President,  Technology Administration   Director, External Relations
Paul Waddell, B.S. Karl Findorff, M.B.A.
  Manager, Telecom and Network   Manager, Systems Administration

 

Office of the Vice President for Fiscal Services

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

Patricia H. Vaultz, B.S. Lorie Gie, M.B.A.
  Bursar   Director, Operations
Shirley B. Moses, 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

Gia Soublet, M.M.
Vice President, Institutional Advancement

Shon Cowan Baker, M.A. Kimberly Reese, M.A.
  Associate Vice President, Development   Assistant Vice President, Alumni Affairs & Annual Giving
Richard Tucker, B.A. Kendra Tircuit, M.B.A.
  Director, Communications and Public Relations   Senior Director, Advancement Services

 

Office of Planning, Institutional Research, and Assessment

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

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

 

Health Services Center

Robert Mercadel, M.D. Virginia Pellerin, RN, BSN
  Medical Director, University Physician   Administrative Director
Kimberly Bates, APRN, FNP-C Judy Warren, RN, BSN
  Nurse Practitioner   Staff Nurse
Cheryl Thompson, LPN    
  Staff Nurse    

 

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

Fahamina Ahmed
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences

Pharm.D., Xavier University of LA

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

Rami Al-Horani
Assistant Professor, Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences

Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University

Mehnaaz Ali
Associate 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
Associate 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

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

Vincent Barraza
Assistant Librarian

M.A., Marist College - Lorenzo de’Medici International Institute

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

Stephanie Baxter
Instructor, Mathematics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

M.Ed., Southern Arkansas 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
Associate Dean, Student Affairs
College of Pharmacy

Ph.D., University of New Orleans

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

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

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

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

Ashwith Chilvery
Assistant Professor, Physics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Alabama A&M 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

Marcus Cox
Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Summer School, College of Arts and Sciences
Director, Center for Continuing Studies and Distance Education
Professor, History
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., Northwestern University

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

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

Basil Davis
Lecturer, Physics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Tulane 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.
Associate Professor, Mathematics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Louisiana State University Medical Center

Margaret Diaz-Fugetta
Instructor, Business

M.S., University of New Orleans

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

O’Neal Douglas
Lecturer, Music
Fine Arts & Humanities

D.M.A., Michigan State University

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

Ph.D., Emory University

Samrut Dutta
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., University of Iowa

Margarita Echeverri
Associate 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

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

Morewell Gasseller
Assistant Professor, Physics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Michigan 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
Assistant Professor, 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
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

Tyra Gross
Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences
Biological & Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., University of Georgia

Mark Gstohl
Associate Professor, Theology
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

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

Ph.D., Tulane University

Elliott Hammer
Professor, Psychology
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., Tulane University

Nancy Hampton
Associate 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

Sr. M. Juliana Haynes, SBS
Assistant Professor, Music
Fine Arts and Humanities

M.M.E., 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

Oliver Hennessey
Associate 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

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

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

Ph.D., Tulane University

Raven Jackson
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences

Pharm.D., Xavier University of LA

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

Ramona Jean-Perkins
Associate Professor, Education & Counseling

Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Kelly Johanson
Associate 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 Associate Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Pharm.D., University of Louisiana, Monroe

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

Ph.D., Tulane University

Shantoyia Jones
Lecturer, Psychology
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., University of Kansas

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

Pharm.D., University of California, San Francisco

Sheryl Kennedy-Haydel
Assistant Professor, Mass Communication
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

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

Caitlyn Klimas
Instructor, Mathematics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

M.S., 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

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
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., University of New Orleans

Kitani Lemieux
Associate 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
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

Thomas Maestri
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences

Pharm.D., Xavier University of LA

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

Elizabeth Manley
Associate 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

Anne McCall
Provost and Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs
Professor, Languages
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., Université de Strasbourg

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

Ph.D., Tulane University

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

Lamartine Meda
Associate Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Northeastern University

Sarah Meier
Instructor, Philosophy
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., Emory 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

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

Ariel Mitchell
Assistant Professor, Education & Counseling

Ph.D., University of New Orleans

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

Tommy Morris
Assistant Professor, Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison

Syed Muniruzzaman
Associate Professor, Biology
Biological & Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., University of Kagawa, Japan

Katrina Nguyen
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences

Pharm.D., Xavier University of LA

Bonnie Noonan
Associate Professor, English
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

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

Patience Obih
Professor, Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences

Ph.D., University of Ibadan

Biljana D. Obradovic
Professor, English
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., University of Nebraska

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

Cirecie Olatunji
Associate Professor, Education & Counseling

Ph.D., University of New Orleans

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

Jim Larkin Page
Assistant Professor, Education & Counseling

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Thomas Palfrey
Associate Professor, Mathematics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

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

Ph.D., Tulane University

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

Elgustus Polite
Assistant Professor, Speech Pathology
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., Purdue 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

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

Trisha Rezende
Lecturer, English
Fine Arts & Humanities

M.F.A., University of New Orleans

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

Donna Robinson
Clinical Instructor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences

B.S., Xavier University of LA

Kristina Robinson
Lecturer, English
Fine Arts & Humanities

M.F.A., University of New Orleans

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
Associate Professor, English
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., University of New Mexico

Steven Salm
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

Sloane Signal
Assistant Professor, Education & Counseling

Ph.D., Jackson State University

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

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Brittany Singleton
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences

Pharm.D., Xavier University of LA

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

Sunil Sirohi
Assistant Professor, Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences

Ph.D., St. John’s University

Tia Smith
Assistant Professor, Mass Communication
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., Ohio 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

Donna Stutson
Associate Professor, Mathematics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Sandra Sulzer
Assistant Professor, Sociology
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison

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

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

Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Jeremy Tuman
Assistant Professor, 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-Deville
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Education & Counseling

Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington

Abha Verma
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., University of New Orleans

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

Ph.D., Tulane University

C. Reynold Verrett
President
Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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
Associate Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

Sarah Weaver
Associate Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., University of Florida

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

Elizabeth Whittington
Lecturer, Communication Studies
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., Howard 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

Heather Williamson
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

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

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

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
Violet Bryan English Department
JW Carmichael, Jr. Chemistry Department
Victor J. DuRapau, Jr. Mathematics Department
Dominique Gendrin Communication Studies Department
Rosalind Hale Education and Counseling Division
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
Jian Zhang Chemistry Department

 

Endowed Chairs

Regina Benjamin nola.com/Times Picayune Chair in Public Health Sciences
Andrea Edwards Conrad Hilton Chair in Computer 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

Gurdial Arora nola.com/Times Picayune Professor #11
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
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
Marguerite S. Giguette BellSouth Professor of Computer Science
Nicole Greene W.K. Kellogg Professor in English
Elizabeth Hammer W.K. Kellogg Professor in Teaching
Elliot Hammer John LaFarge Professor in Social Justice
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
Nancy Martino Professorship in Communications
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