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New Faculty introduced

New Faculty introduced

Posted: Tuesday, August 26, 2008 2:01 pm

A number of lecturers, instructors, assistant professors and associate professors have been appointed to the faculty at the University of Tennessee at Martin for the fall semester. They were introduced at the annual fall faculty meeting today. Classes begin Aug. 25. “One of the highlights of every fall is welcoming our new faculty, and I am very pleased with the caliber of this year’s additions to our academic team,” said Dr. Jerald Ogg, vice chancellor for academic affairs. “Our students are in for a real treat. “Hires like this would not happen without the efforts of the faculty, department chairs and deans who worked so diligently to recruit these exceptional teacher-scholar-servants. Our folks understand how critical this process is, and the results bode well for our continued ability to offer a top-notch educational experience,” Ogg added. Among faculty members recognized at the meeting were Kenneth W. Adlum, lecturer of psychology, Department of Psychology; Dr. Clayton R. Bailey, assistant professor of animal science, Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources; Merry E. Brown, lecturer of philosophy, Department of History and Philosophy; Jesse Cunningham, instructor of mathematics and statistics, Department of Mathematics and Statistics; Pamela M. Davis, lecturer of English, Department of English; Thomas A. DePriest, laboratory instructor of geology, Department of Geology, Geography, and Physics; Delana M. Easley, lecturer of music, Department of Music; April L. Elam-Dierks, lecturer of English, Department of English; Dr. Richard P. Garlitz, assistant professor of history, Department of History and Philosophy; Dr. Janice G. Hanna, assistant professor of marketing, Department of Management, Marketing, and Political Science; Master Sgt. James E. Harbin, senior instructor of military science, Department of Military Science and Leadership; Jennifer R. Head, lecturer of English, Department of English; Jeffrey M. Hewitt, lecturer of education; Department of Educational Studies; J. C. Kim, assistant professor of sport management, Department of Health and Human Performance; and Dr. Tama I. Kott, assistant professor of music, Department of Music. Others were Dr. E. Sue Lehman-Trzynka, lecturer of nursing, Department of Nursing; Dr. Roberto Mancusi, assistant professor of music, Department of Music; Sarah V. McCormick, lecturer of dance, Department of Visual and Theatre Arts; Dr. Karen R. Moffitt, assistant professor of management, Department of Management, Marketing, and Political Science; Dr. Robbie L. Montgomery, assistant professor of chemistry, Department of Chemistry; Maj. Walton A. Moore, assistant professor of military science, Department of Military Science and Leadership; Lt. Col. Angela M. Odom, professor of military science, Department of Military Science and Leadership; and Dr. Scott D. Parrott, assistant professor of Agricultural Economics, Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Rounding out the list were Dr. Kevin M. Pitz, assistant professor of biology, Department of Biological Sciences; Scott M. Pun, lecturer of health and human performance, Department of Health and Human Performance; Dr. Beth N. Quick, chair and associate professor of education, Department of Educational Studies; Darwin-Tamar Ramsey, instructor of sociology, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice; Dr. Bradley A. Ray, assistant professor of fisheries science, Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources; Dr. Willis O. Shem, lecturer of geography, Department of Geology, Geography, and Physics; Allen M. Shull, lecturer of English, Department of English; Dr. Timothy B. Smith, lecturer of history, Department of History and Philosophy; Dr. Mary C. Wallace, lecturer of office information systems, Department of Computer Science and Information Systems.wcp

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