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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalogue

Faculty Emeriti


For a list of active UNCW faculty members, please visit individual department pages at https://uncw.edu/.

Faculty Emeriti

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Sheila A. Adams, Ph.D., associate professor emerita of management

Louis Henry Adcock, Ph.D., professor emeritus of chemistry

Gur Suran Adhar, Ph.D., professor emeritus of computer science

W. Frank Ainsley, Ph.D., professor emeritus of geography

Franklin H. Allen, M.S., associate professor emeritus of biology

Walser H. Allen, M.A., associate professor emeritus of history

Ferenc Altrichter, Ph.D, professor emeritus of philosophy and religion

Arvid Asa Anderson, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of marketing

John M. Anderson, Ph.D., professor emeritus of management information systems

James Applefield, Ph.D., professor emeritus of education

Robert W. Appleton, M.B.A., associate professor emeritus of accountancy

William Atwill, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of English 

Joseph C. Awkard, Jr., Ed.D., professor emeritus of psychology

Saul Bachner, Ph.D., professor emeritus of education

Ravija Badarinathi, Ph.D., professor emeritus of quantitative methods

Daniel G. Baden, Ph.D., executive principal emeritus of Marine Biotechnology in North Carolina (MARBIONC)

Jack D. Baker, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of accountancy

Anne Barksdale, M.S., assistant professor emerita of business

Cathy L. Barlow, Ed.D., professor emerita of educational leadership

Paz I. Bartolome, Ph.D., professor emerita of education

James Rush Beeler, Ph.D., professor emeritus of French

Mary Dixon Bellamy, M.A., assistant professor emerita of Spanish

John P. Bennett, Ed.D, professor emeritus of physical education

Herb Berg, Ph.D., professsor emeritus of international studies

Anne Berkeley, Ph.D., associate professor emerita of theatre

Kathleen Berkeley, Ph.D., professor emerita of history

David R. Berman, Ph.D., professor emeritus of computer science

Walter C. Biggs, Ph.D., professor emeritus of biology

Eric G. Bolen, Ph.D., professor emeritus of biology

Delilah B. Blanks, Ph.D., assistant professor emerita of social work

Robert Blundo, Ph.D., professor emeritus of social work

Perri J. Bomar, Ph.D., professor emerita of nursing

Frank Bongiorno, D.M., professor emeritus of music

Robert Boyce, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of exercise science

Michael Bradley, Ed.D., professor emeritus of psychology

Ralph Bradley, M.I.M., senior lecturer emeritus of computer science

Ralph W. Brauer, Ph.D., professor emeritus of marine physiology

Candice Bredbenner, Ph.D., associate professor emerita of history

William Jasper Brooks, M.A., director emeritus of athletics

Robert T. Brown, Ph.D., professor emeritus of psychology

Thomas P. Brown, M.A., assistant professor emeritus of mathematics

Deborah Brunson, Ph.D., professor emerita of communication studies

William A. Bryan, Ed.D., professor emeritus of education

Dr. Robert Buerger, Ph.D., professor emeritus of environmental studies

Susan Bullers, Ph.D., professor emerita of sociology

Grace M. Burton, Ph.D., professor emerita of education

Robert H. Byington, Ph.D., professor emeritus of English

Charles L. Cahill, Ph.D., professor emeritus of chemistry

Denis G. Carter, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of economics 

William J. Cleary, Ph.D., professor emeritus of geology

John Clifford, Ph.D., professor emeritus of English

Sue Ann Cody, M.L.S., associate librarian emerita

Sue Combs, Ph.D., professor emerita of physical education and health

Patricia A. Comeaux, Ph.D., professor emerita of communication studies

Harry Allen Comeskey, D.B.A., assistant professor emeritus of finance

Ann Conner, Ph.D., professor emerita of art and art history

Walter Conser, Ph.D., professor emeritus of philosophy and religion and professor emeritus of history

Joanne K. Corbett, Ph.D., professor emerita of English

Eleanor K. Covan, Ph.D., professor emerita of gerontology and sociology 

James Marshall Crews, Ed.D., professor emeritus of mathematical sciences

Thaddeus G. Dankel, Jr., Ph.D., professor emeritus of mathematics

Derick G.S. Davis, M.S., assistant professor emeritus of parks and recreation management

Richard Ryder Deas, Ed.D., professor emeritus of music

Will Scott DeLoach, Ph.D., professor emeritus of chemistry

Darwin Dennison, Ph.D., professor emeritus of public health studies

Rosemary DePaolo, Ph.D., chancellor emerita

Jack Dermid, M.S., associate professor emeritus of biology

Richard Dillaman, Ph.D., professor emeritus of biology

James C. Dixon, Ph.D., professor emeritus of political science

Richard D. Dixon, Ph.D., professor emeritus of sociology

James A. Dockal, Ph.D., professor emeritus of geology

Charles B. Dodson, Ph.D., professor emeritus of English

Calvin L. Doss, Ph.D., professor emeritus of education

Deb Dowd, Ph.D., associate professor emerita of exercise science

Michael Durako, Ph.D., professor emeritus of biology and marine biology

Fara Elikai, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of accountancy

Patricia Carol Ellis, Ph.D., assistant professor emerita of English

Richard A. Engdahl, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of management

Steven Errante, Ph.D., professor emeritus of music

Elizabeth E. Ervin, Ph.D., associate professor emerita of English

William L. Etheridge, Ph.D., assistant professor emeritus of mathematics

Claude H. Farrell III, Ph.D., professor emeritus of economics

Gary L. Faulkner, Ph.D., professor emeritus of sociology

Jorge Figueroa, Ph.D., lecturer emeritus of public health

Carole Fink, Ph.D., professor emerita of history

Christopher Fonvielle, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of history

Isabell L. Foushee, M.A., assistant professor emerita of English

Dargan Frierson, Ph.D., professor emeritus of mathematics and statistics

Charles McGhee Fugler, Ph.D., professor emeritus of biology

Philip Furia, Ph.D., professor emeritus of creative writing

Bettie J. Glenn, Ed.D., associate professor emerita of nursing

Antolin Gonzalez-del-Valle, Ph.D., professor emeritus of Spanish

Barbara A. Greim, Ph.D., associate professor emerita of computer science

Kenneth Gurganus, Ph.D., assistant professor emeritus of mathematics

Helen Hagan, M.L.S., librarian emerita

John H. Haley, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of history

B. Frank Hall, Ph.D., professor emeritus of philosophy and religion

Jack Hall, Ph.D., professor emeritus of environmental science

William (Woody) Hall, Ph.D., professor emeritus of economics

Arlene A. Hanerfeld, M.S.L.S., associate librarian emerita

Roy E. Harkin, Ph.D, professor emeritus of education

William B. Harris, Ph.D., professor emeritus of geology

Andrew E. Hayes, Ed.D., associate professor emeritus of education

Hathia A. Hayes, Ed.D., associate professor emerita of education

Sherman L. Hayes, M.L.S., librarian emeritus

Carol Heinrich, Ph.D., associate professor emerita of nursing

Robert T. Herbst, Ph.D., professor emeritus of computer science

Hildelisa C. Hernandez, Ph.D., associate professor emerita of physics

James H. Herstine, Ph.D., professor emeritus of recreation, sport leadership and tourism management

Joe Hickman, Ph.D., professor emeritus of music

Roger P. Hill, Ph.D., professor emeritus of finance

Barbara Honchell, Ph.D., associate professor emerita of education

Frederick M. Hornack, Ph.D., professor emeritus of chemistry

Paul E. Hosier, Ph.D., professor emeritus of biology 

L. Vincent Howe, Jr., professor emeritus of marketing

Claude F. Howell, H.H.D., associate professor emeritus of art

Richard Huber, Ph.D.,  professor emeritus of education

Eugene W. Huguelet, M.LIBR, librarian emeritus

John R. Huntsman, Ph.D., associate professor of emeritus of geology

Adrian D. Hurst, M.A., associate professor emeritus of mathematical sciences

Mary Louise Jackson, M.L.S., librarian emerita

Lee A. Jackson Ph.D., professor emeritus of psychology

Anthony F. Janson, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of art

David Ronald Johnson, M.L.S., librarian emeritus

Mildred Johnson, M.A., professor emerita of social sciences

W. Lee Johnston, Ph.D., professor emeritus of public and international affairs 

Noel K. Jones, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of education

 Paula Kamenish, Ph.D., associate professor emerita of English

Donald F. Kapraun, Ph.D., professor emeritus of biology

Subramanyam Kasala, Ph.D., professor emeritus of statistics

Norman R. Kaylor, Ph.D., professor emeritus of accountancy

Robert Keating, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of management

Patricia Kelley, Ph.D., professor emerita of geology

Jeanne Kemppainen, Ph.D., professor emerita of nursing

Walter B. (Terry) Kinney, Ph.D., professor emeritus of health and applied human sciences

Joseph Kishton, Ph.D., professor emeritus of psychology

Kathleen H. Kowal, Ph.D., professor emerita of psychology

RuthAnne Kuiper, Ph.D., professor emerita of nursing

Randy La Grange, Ph.D., professor emeritus of sociology and criminology

C. Sue Lamb, Ph.D., professor emerita of psychology

P.J. LaPaire, Ph.D., professor emerita of French

Luther D. Lawson, Ph.D., professor emeritus of economics

Patricia Lerch, Ph.D., professor emerita of anthropology

James Richard Leutze, Ph.D., chancellor emeritus

Diane Levy, Ph.D., professor emerita of sociology

Jack B. Levy, Ph.D., professor emeritus of chemistry

Charles A. Lewis, Ph.D., professor emeritus of health and applied human sciences

Judith B. Lewis, M.Ed., assistant professor emerita of physical education

David G. Lindquist, Ph.D., professor emeritus of biology

Glenn Richard Long, M.A., assistant professor emeritus of mathematical sciences

William F. Lowe, M.A., assistant professor emeritus of German

Roger Lowery, Ph.D., professor emeritus of public and international affairs

Thomas R. Lupton, M.A., assistant professor emeritus of mathematical sciences

Thomas G. MacLennan, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of English

Dorothy P. Marshall, B.S., registrar emerita

Sherrill V. Martin, Ph.D., professor emerita of music

Maurice Martinez, Ph.D., professor emeritus of education

Susan McCaffray, Ph.D., professor emerita of history

R. Dale McCall, Ph.D., professor emeritus of anthropology

Anne B. McCrary, Ph.D., professor emerita of biology

James K. McGowan, Ph.D., professor emeritus of philosophy and religion

Melton A. McLaurin, Ph.D., professor emeritus of history

Sandra C. McLaurin, Ph.D., professor emerita of mathematics

James P. McNab, Ph.D., professor emeritus of French

Stephen McNamee, Ph.D., professor emeritus of sociology

Linda Mechling, Ph.D., professor emerita of early childhood, elementary, middle, literacy and special education

James J. Megivern, Th.D., professor emeritus of philosophy and religion

James F. Merritt, Ph.D., director emeritus of the Center for Marine Science

Celeste S. Millen, M.L.S., librarian emerita

David K. Miller, Ph.D., professor emeritus of health and applied human sciences

Robert K. Miller, Jr., Ph.D., professor emeritus of sociology

Margaret Shannon Morton, M.A., professor emerita of English

John Morrison, Ph.D., professor emeritus of physics

Marvin K. Moss, Ph.D., professor emeritus of physics and physical oceanography

Joann McFerran Mount, Ph.D, professor emeritus of Spanish

R. Terry Mount, Ph.D., professor emeritus of Spanish

Curt Moyer, Ph.D., professor emeritus of physics

Nathaniel Samuel Morrell, Ph.D., professor emeritus of philosophy and religion

John W. Myers, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of art history

Rolla Clayborne Nelson, M.A., assistant professor emeritus of physics

Catherine R. Nesbit, Ph.D., associate professor emerita of education

Keith Newlin, Ph.D., professor emeritus of English

Darwin R. Newton, Ed.D., professor emeritus of psychology

Daniel Noland, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of English

Fletcher R. Norris, Ph.D., professor emeritus of computer science

 Vibeke Olson, Ph.D., professor emerita of art and art history

William Overman, Ph.D, professor emeritus of psychology

 D. Ann Pabst, Ph.D., professor emerita of biology

James F. Parnell, Ph.D., professor emeritus of biology

Teresita Parra, Ph.D., associate professor Emerita of Spanish

Elizabeth A. Pearsall, M.A., assistant professor emerita of English

Daniel Belk Plyler, Ph.D., professor emeritus of biology

Sylvia K. Polgar, Ph.D., associate professor emerita of social work

Lisa Pollard, Ph.D., professor emerita of history

Rebecca Porterfield, Ph.D., associate professor emerita of management

Ann Potts, Ph.D., professor emerita of early childhood, elementary, middle, literacy, and special education

Debbie Powell, Ph.D., associate professor emerita of education

John Rack, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of music

Duncan P. Randall, Ph.D., professor emeritus of geography

William Madison Randall, Ph.D., president emeritus

Howard O. Rockness, Ph.D., professor emeritus of accountancy

Joanne W. Rockness, Ph.D., professor emerita of accountancy

James H. Reeves, Ph.D., professor emeritus of chemistry

P. Nelson Reid, Ph.D., professor emeritus of social work

John Rice, Ph.D, associate professor emeritus of sociology and criminology

Janet Robertson, Ph.D., professor emerita of education

W. Terry Rogers, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of theatre

Lloyd E. Rohler, Ph.D., professor emeritus of communication studies

Gerald S. Rosselot, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of English

Jamie Rotenberg, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of environmental sciences

James C. Sabella, Ph.D., professor emeritus of anthropology

Shiva Saksena, Ph.D., assistant professor emeritus of mathematics and statistics

Richard Satterlie, Ph.D., professor emeritus of biology and marine biology

Damon Kim Sawrey, Ph.D.,  professor emeritus of psychology

Rebecca Sawyer, Ph.D., professor emerita of accountancy and business law

John H. Scalf, Jr., Ph.D., professor emeritus of sociology

George Schell, Ph.D., professor emeritus of information systems

Eloise Scott, M.A., assistant professor emerita of mathematical sciences

Pamela Seaton, Ph.D., professor emerita of chemistry

Jo Ann Seiple, Ph.D., professor emerita of English

Earl Sheridan, Ph.D., professor emeritus of public and international affairs

Lee M. Sherman, D.B.A., associate professor emeritus of management

Gerald H. Shinn, Ph.D., professor emeritus of philosophy and religion

Carolyn H. Simmons, Ph.D., professor emerita of psychology

Ronald Sizemore, Ph.D, professor emeritus of biology and marine biology

Douglas D. Smith, Ph.D., professor emeritus of mathematics

Harry F. Smith, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of computer science

Anthony Snider, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of environmental sciences

Lynne Snowden, Ph.D., associate professor emerita of criminology

Kenneth Spackman, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of mathematics and statistics

Marcee Steele, Ph.D., professor emerita of education

Betty Holden Stike, M.A., assistant professor emerita of education

John L. Stokes III, Ph.D., professor emeritus of English

Sally A. Sullivan, Ph.D., associate professor emerita of English

Doug W. Swink, M.A., associate professor emeritus of drama

John Taggart, Ph.D., professor of emeritus of biology and marine biology

Gene Tagliarini, Ph.D., professor emeritus of computer science

Carole E. Tallant, Ph.D., professor emerita of communication studies

Paul A. Thayer, Ph.D., professor emeritus of geology

Carol Chase Thomas, Ph.D., professor emerita of education

Peter N. Thomas, Ph.D., professor emeritus of Spanish

Carmelo Tomas, Ph.D., professor emerita of biology and marine biology

Fred Toney, Jr., Ph.D., professor emeritus of mathematical sciences

Robert B. Toplin, Ph.D., professor emeritus of history

Patricia Turrisi, Ph.D., associate professor emerita of philosophy and religion

Robert E. Tyndall, Ph.D., professor emeritus of education

 Larry, Usilton, Ph.D., professor emeritus of history

Richard C. Veit, Ph.D.,  professor emeritus of English

Renee Vincent, Ph.D., professor emerita of theatre

Angela Wadsworth, Ph.D., senior lecturer emerita of sociology

William H. Wagoner, Ph.D., chancellor emeritus

Bradley Walker, Ph.D., professor emeritus of early chidhood, elementary, middle, literacy, and special education

John Lewis Walker, Ph.D., professor emeritus of English

David E. Warner, M.Ed., associate professor emeritus of health, physical education and recreation

Wade Watanabe, Ph.D., research professor emeritus of marine science

Barbara Waxman, Ph.D., professor emerita of English

Michael Wentworth, Ph.D., professor emeritus of English

Charles W. West, Jr., Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of management

Elonza M. West, Ed.D., professor emeritus of business administration

Karen S. Wetherill, Ed.D., professor emerita of education

Joan Willey, Ph.D., professor emerita of environmental sciences

John T. Williams, Ph.D., professor emeritus of psychology

Kenneth L. Whipkey, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of mathematical sciences

Cecil Willis, Ph.D., professor emeritus of sociology

Jeffrey Wright, Ph.D, professor emeritus of chemistry and biology

Joe B. Wilson, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus of philosophy and religion

Eleanor B. Wright, Ph.D., associate professor emerita of education

George Zervos, Ph.D., professor emeritus of philosophy and religion