University Catalog 2017-2018 
    
    May 26, 2018  
University Catalog 2017-2018

Administration and Faculty



Board of Trustees

Mrs. Sonia Perez Mr. Michael Rue
  Chair   Vice Chair
Mr. Gladstone Jones, III Dr. C. Reynold Verret
  Secretary   Ex-officio member
Mr. Justin Augustine, III Dr. Gilda A. Barabino
The Honorable Carmen Bermudez Sr. Donna Breslin, S.B.S.
Sr. Amelia Breton, S.B.S Dr. Sally Ann Clausen
Sr. Theresa Chato, S.B.S. Mr. Mark D. Goodman
Bishop Curtis John Guillory, S.V.D. Dr. John H. Jackson
The Honorable Ivan L. R. Lemelle Mr. Alden J. McDonald
The Honorable Marc H. Morial Ms. Paula T. Saizan
Mr. James Swanson Mrs. Mary K. Zervigon

Officers of the University

C. Reynold Verret, Ph.D.

President

Anne McCall, Docteur ès lettres Marion Bracy, B.A.
  Provost & Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs   Vice President, Facilities Planning and Management
Joseph K. Byrd, M.Ed. Ronald Durnford, Ph.D.
  Vice President, Student Services   Vice President, Planning, Institutional Research and Assessment
Tony Moore, M.S. Edward J. Phillips, B.S.
  Vice President, Technology Administration   Vice President, Fiscal Services
Keyana Scales, M.Ed. Gia Soublet, M.M., C.F.R.M.
  Vice President, Enrollment Management                       Vice President, Institutional Advancement

 

Administrative Cabinet

C. Reynold Verret, Ph.D.

President

Anne McCall, Docteur ès lettres Marion Bracy, B.A.
  Provost & Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs   Vice President, Facility Planning and Management
Joseph Byrd, M.Ed. Ronald Durnford, Ph.D.
  Vice President, Student Services   Vice President, Planning, Institutional Research and Assessment
Sr. Monica Loughlin, S.B.S., Ph.D. Tony Moore, M.S.
  Assistant to the President, Catholic Identity & Mission Integration   Vice President, Technology Administration
Edward J. Phillips, B.S. Keyana Scales, M.Ed.
  Vice President, Fiscal Services   Vice President, Enrollment Management
Gia Soublet, M.M., C.F.R.M.  
  Vice President, Institutional Advancement    

Senior Leadership Team

C. Reynold Verret, Ph.D.

President

Anne McCall, Docteur ès lettres Marion Bracy, B.A.
  Provost & Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs   Vice President, Facilities Planning and Management
Joseph K. Byrd, M.Ed. Ronald Durnford, Ph.D.
  Vice President, Student Services   Vice President, Planning, Institutional Research and Assessment
Sr. Monica Loughlin, S.B.S., Ph.D. Tony Moore, M.S.
  Assistant to the President for Catholic Identity and Mission Integration   Vice President, Technology Administration
Edward J. Phillips, B.S. Keyana Scales, M.Ed.
  Vice President, Fiscal Services   Vice President, Enrollment Management
Gia Soublet, M.M., C.F.R.M. Deborah Marshall, Ph.D.
  Vice President, Institutional Advancement   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
William Bostick, C.P.A. Kevin Wolf, B.S.
  Director, Internal Audit   Associate Vice President, Human Resources
Raymond Brown, J.D. Jason Horn, B.S.
  Director, Environmental Health and Safety   Director, Athletics

Academic Administration

Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Anne McCall, Docteur ès lettres
Provost and Sr. Vice President, Academic Affairs

Keyana Scales, M.Ed.  
  Vice President, Enrollment Management    
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
Tamera Hanken, M.L.S. Rachel Thomas, Ph.D.
  Acting Director, Library Resource Center   Director, Title III, Assistant Vice President
Elizabeth Y. Hammer, Ph.D. Torian Lee, J.D.
  Director, Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Faculty Development   Director, Center for International and Intercultural Programs
Yu Jiang, Ph.D. Ja’Wanda Grant, Ph.D.
  Director, Confucius Institute   Senior Director, Center for Undergraduate Research and Graduate Opportunity
Carolyn Thomas, B.A. Sr. Eva Lumas, SSS, D.Min
  Director, Office of Career Services   Co-Director, Institute for Black Catholic Studies
Kirk Gaddy, Ed.D. Rev. Manual Williams, C.R., Th.M.
  Co-Director, Institute for Black Catholic Studies   Co-Director, Institute for Black Catholic Studies

Staff Offices

Office of the Vice President for Enrollment Management

Keyana Scales, M.Ed
Vice President, Enrollment Management

Monica Scott, Ed.D. Emily London-Jones, M.A.
  Director, Admissions   Director, Student Financial Aid
Avis Stuard, B.S  
  University Registrar    

 

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
Peter Stevenson, M.S. Fr. Etido Jerome, S.T.J.
  Director, Campus Recreational Sports   Director, Campus Ministry
Jacques Battiste, J.D. 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.
  Deputy, Chief Information Officer   Manager, Customer Support and Services
Latoya Sanders-Smith, M.B.A. Karl Findorff, M.B.A.
  Manager, Applications and Reporting Services   Datacenter Operations

 

Office of the Vice President for Fiscal Services

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

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

 

Office of the Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Gia Soublet, M.M., C.F.R.M.
Vice President, Institutional Advancement

Stephen Engro, B.A. Kimberly Reese, M.A.
  Assistant 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 and Assessment
Clair Wilkins, Ph.D. Rebecca Osakwe, B.A.
  BUILD Internal Evaluator and Director, Institutional Research   Director, Data Management and Analytics
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
Kameka James, 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

Asem Abdulahad
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Ralph Adamo
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

Fahamina Ahmed
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences

Pharm.D., Xavier University of LA

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 Associate 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

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 & Applied 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 & Applied 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 & Applied 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 & Applied Health Sciences

Ph.D., University of Liverpool

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

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

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

Mary Carmichael
Assistant Professor, Biology
Biological & Applied Health Sciences

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

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

Kimberly Chandler
Associate Professor, Communication Studies
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., Wayne State University

Joseph Chaney
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Purdue University

Ashwith Chilvery
Assistant Professor, Physics and Computer Science
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

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

Basil Davis
Lecturer, Physics and Computer Science
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 & Applied 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
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
Associate 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, Physics and Computer Science
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Tulane University

Vincent Ekenga
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences

Pharm.D., Xavier University of LA

Siddieg Elsiddieg
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Louisiana State 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
Associate Professor, Communication Studies
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

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 and Computer Science
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, Physics and 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 and Computer Science
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 & Applied Health Sciences

Ph.D., University of Cincinnati

Tyra Gross
Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences
Biological & Applied 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

Tamera Hanken
Associate Librarian

M.L.S., Texas Women’s University

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

Corey Harrison
Assistant Professor, Biology
Biological & Applied Health Sciences

Ph.D., University of Alabama, Birmingham

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

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

Joanna Haye
Assistant Professor, Biology
Biological & Applied Health Sciences

Ph.D., Princeton University

Matthew Hayes
Assistant Professor, Physics & Computer Science
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Case Western Reserve 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
Associate Professor, Biology
Biological & Applied 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 & Applied Health Sciences

M.S., Auburn University

Shubhangi P. Kale Ireland
Professor, Biology
Biological & Applied 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
Assistant Professor, 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

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 & Applied 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 and Computer Science
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Michigan State University

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

Ph.D., Tulane University

David Lanoue
Professor, English
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., University of Nebraska

Joseph LaRochelle
Clinical 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 & Applied Health Sciences

Ph.D., Louisiana State University Medical Center

Ross Louis
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 & Applied Health Sciences

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

Charita Marthone
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences

Pharm.D., Florida A&M University

Nancy Martino
Associate Professor, Speech Pathology
Biological & Applied Health Sciences

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

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

Docteur ès lettres, Université de Strasbourg

Harris McFerrin, Jr.
Associate Professor, Biology
Biological & AppliedHealth Sciences

Ph.D., Tulane University

Lamartine Meda
Associate Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Northeastern University

Sarah Meier
Instructor, Philosophy
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., Emory University

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

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

Jim Larkin Page
Associate 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
Associate Professor, Business
Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University

Shenika Poindexter
Visiting Assistant Professor, Biology
Biological & Applied Health Sciences

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Elgustus Polite
Assistant Professor, Speech Pathology
Biological & Applied Health Sciences

Ph.D., Purdue University

Calvin Porter
Associate Professor, Biology
Biological & Applied 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

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

Harish Ratnayaka
Associate Professor, Biology
Biological & Applied 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 and Humanities

M.F.A., University of New Orleans

Dean Richardson
Assistant Professor, Physics and Computer Science
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

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

Kevin Riley
Associate Professor, Chemistry
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

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 & Applied Health Sciences

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

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

Ph.D., Yale University

Elizabeth Smith Rousselle
Professor, Languages
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., Tulane University

Robin Runia
Associate Professor, English
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., University of New Mexico

Danielle St. Julien
Lecturer, History
Fine Arts & Humanities

M.A., University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Steven Salm
Professor, History
Fine Arts & Humanities

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Daniel Sarpong
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

Aschale Siyoum
Assistant Professor
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ph.D., Wageningen 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

Chayla Stanton-Robinson
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences

Pharm.D., University of Iowa

Donna Stutson
Associate Professor, Mathematics
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Anderson Sunda-Meya
Associate Professor, Physics and Computer Science
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

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

Dimitrije Vasiljevic
Assistant Professor, Music
Fine Arts & Humanities

D.M.A., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

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

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

Christopher Williams
Associate 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, Physics and Computer Science
Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Tulane University

Qian-Jin Zhang
Assistant Professor, Biology
Biological & Applied 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
Sr. Grace Mary Flickinger, SBS Biology Department
Dominique Gendrin Communication Studies Department
Rosalind Hale Education and Counseling Division
Sr. Barbara Hughes, CSJ History 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
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 Professorship
Thora Bayer RosaMary Foundation Professor in Liberal Arts
Ron Bechet Victor Labat Professor in Fine Arts
Amy Bellone-Hite Clarence Jupiter Professorship
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
Maryam Foroozesh Margaret W. Kelly Professorship
Nicole Greene Mellon Foundation Professorship
Elizabeth Hammer W.K. Kellogg Professorship II in Teaching
Elliot Hammer John LaFarge Professor in Social Justice
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
Sr. Eva Lumas, S.S.S. Drexel Society Professor in Black Catholic Studies
Tarun Mandal McCaffrey/Norwood Professor in Pharmacy
Elizabeth Manley W.K. Kellogg Professorship IV
Nancy Martino Professorship in Communications
Harris McFerrin J.W. Carmichael Professorship
Kathleen Morgan Keller Family Foundation Professor in Science
Florastina Payton-Stewart W.K. Kellogg Professorship III (CAT Faculty-in-Residence)
Richard Peters Bank One Business Solutions Professorship
Joe Ricks JP Morgan Chase Professor in Sales and Marketing
Shearon Roberts W.K. Kellogg Professorship VI
Joseph Ross Claude H. and Elizabeth Organ Professor in Biology
Jonathan Rotondo-McCord W.K. Kellogg Professorship V in History
Steven Salm Class of 1958 Professor
Lisa Schulte-Gipson Keller Family Foundation Professor
Tia Smith BellSouth Professorship
Susan Spillman William Arceneaux Professor in French
Anderson Sunda-Meya Norwood Professor in Physics
Pamela Waldron-Moore Leslie R. Jacobs Professorship
John Ware Keller Family Foundation Professor in Arts and Humanities
Clifford Wright Holzer Family Professor in Accounting