Meet Our New Faculty

Please make welcome faculty members who are brand new to the Missouri State community. We wish them the best during the 2016–2017 academic year.

College of Arts and Letters

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Christopher Kelts, D.M.A.
Assistant Professor
Music

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Danielle Lillge

Danielle Lillge, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
English

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Jake Simmons, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Communication

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Other New COAL Faculty

Kyle Aho M.A., Instructor, Communication
Cole Closser M.F.A., Assistant Professor, Art & Design
Craig Davis D.M.A. , Visiting Instructor, Music
Andrew Morales M.M., Artist-in-Residence, Music
Marie Ochieng B.F.A., Instructor, Art & Design

 

 

College of Business

Michael Albritton

Michael Albritton, M.A.
Instructor
Computer Information Systems

 

Amir Behzadan

Amir Behzadan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Technology and Construction Management

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Nebil Buyurgan

Nebil Buyurgan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Technology and Construction Management

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Wesley Friske, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Marketing

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Radhika Kaula

Radhika Kaula, M.B.A.
Instructor
Computer Information Systems

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Russell Meek

Russell Meek, M.B.A.
Instructor
Finance and General Business

Jacob Nelson

Jacob Nelson, M.S.
Instructor
Technology and Construction Management

Julia Ravenscraft

Julia Ravenscraft, M.A.C.C.
Instructor
School of Accountancy

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Jo Stalnaker

Jo Stalnaker, M.Ed.
Instructor
Computer Information Systems

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Zhiguo Yang

Zhiguo Yang, M.B.A.
Assistant Professor
Computer Information Systems

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Other New COB Faculty

Rick Brattin Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems
Debra Price M.S., Instructor, Merchandising and Fashion Design

College of Education

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Bret Cormier, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor
Counseling, Leadership and Special Education

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Alex Jean-Charles

Alex Jean-Charles, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Reading, Foundations and Technology

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Kayla Lewis, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Reading, Foundations and Technology

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Robert Maddox

Robert Maddox II, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Counseling, Leadership and Special Education

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Taryne Mingo

Taryne Mingo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Counseling, Leadership and Special Education

 

Shari Scott

Shari Scott, Ed.D.
Instructor
Counseling, Leadership and Special Education

 

College of Health and Human Services

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Amber Abernathy, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Psychology

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Natalie Curry

Natalie Curry, M.S.W.
Clinical Instructor
School of Social Work

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Tiffany Havlin

Tiffany Havlin, Ph.D.
Clinical Instructor
School of Social Work

 

Amy Hulme

Amy Hulme, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Biomedical Sciences

 

Alisha Jones

Alisha Jones, M.S.N.
Clinical Assistant Professor
School of Nursing

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Rose Korang-Okrah

Rose Korang-Okrah, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
School of Social Work

 

Sarah Lockenvitz

Sarah Lockenvitz, M.A. (A.B.D.)
Assistant Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders

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Holly Metcalf, M.S.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders

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Melissa Penkalski

Melissa Penkalski, D.N.P.
Assistant Professor
School of Nursing

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Jason Shaw

Jason Shaw, B.S.
Assistant Professor
Physical Therapy

 

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Kip Thompson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Masters of Public Health

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Other New CHHS Faculty

Tracy Beckham M.S. , Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences
James Stein Ph.D., Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences

College of Humanities and Public Affairs

Julie Baldwin

Julie Baldwin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Criminology

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Patrick Beach

Andres Cantillo

John Eassey

John Eassey, M.A. (A.B.D.)
Assistant Professor
Criminology

 

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Alexander Jorgensen

Alexander Jorgensen, Ph.D.
Visiting Instructor
Political Science

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Alicia Walker

Alicia Walker, M.Ed.
Visiting Assistant Professor
Sociology

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Other New CHPA Faculty

Gregory Gullette Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Sociology

College of Natural of Applied Sciences

Mahua Biswas

Mahua Biswas, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Materials Science

Toby Dogwiler

Toby Dogwiler, Ph.D.
Department Head/Professor
Geography, Geology & Planning

 

Razib Iqbal

Razib Iqbal, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Computer Science

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James Kratky

James Kratky. M.A. (A.B.D.)
Assistant Professor
Mathematics

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Christopher Lupfer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Biology

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Lisa Reece

Keiichi Yoshimatsu

Keiichi Yoshimatsu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Chemistry

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Other New CNAS Faculty

Fei Wang Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Chemistry

School of Agriculture

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William Boyer, M.S.
Instructor
School of Agriculture

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Other New SAGR Faculty

Lacy Hobbs D.V.M., Assistant Professor
William McClain Ph.D. , Assistant Professor