Nov 21, 2018  
2018-19 Northeastern State University Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-19 Northeastern State University Undergraduate Catalog

Personnel


  Personnel

 Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education



Mr. Jay Helm, Chair Tulsa
Mr. Jeffery W. Hickman, Member Fairview
Ms. Anne Holloway, Secretary Ardmore
Mr. Andrew W. “Andy” Lester, Assistant Secretary Edmond
Mr. John Massey, Member Durant
Mr. Joseph L. Parker, Vice Chair Tulsa
Gen. Toney Stricklin, Member Lawton
Mr. Mike C. Turpin, Member Oklahoma City
Dr. Ronald H. White,  Member Oklahoma City
Dr. Glen Johnson, Chancellor Oklahoma City

Regional University System of Oklahoma

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Ms. Susan Winchester, Position 1, Member   Chickasha
Mr. Jeffrey T. Dunn, Position 2, Member   Tulsa
Mr. Lake Carpenter, Postion 3, Member   Leedey
Mr. Gary Parker, Position 4, Vice Chair   Muskogee
Ms. Connie Reilly, Position 5, Secretary   Okemah
Ms. Jane McDermott, Position 6, Member   Woodward
Ms. Amy Ford , Position 7, Member   Durant
Mr. Mark Stansberry, Position 8, Chair   Oklahoma City
Ms. Joy Hofmeister, Position 9, State Superintendent, Member   Tulsa
Dr. Sheridan McCaffree, Executive Director   Oklahoma City

Oklahoma State Board of Education

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Ms. Joy Hofmeister, State Superintendent                                              Tulsa
Mr. Leo J. (Lee) Baxter, Member   Lawton
Mr. William Flanagan, Member   Claremore
Ms. Cathryn Franks, Member   Hobart
Mr. Daniel Keating, Member   Tulsa
Mr. William “Bill” Price, Member   Oklahoma City
Mr. Robert Ross, Member   Oklahoma City 

Oklahoma Regional Universities

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Northeastern State University        Dr. Steven Turner, President        Tahlequah
East Central State University   Dr. Katricia Pierson, President   Ada
Northwestern State University   Dr. Janet Cunningham, President   Alva
Southeastern State University   Mr. Sean Burrage, President   Durant
Southwestern State University   Mr. Randy Beutler, President   Weatherford
University of Central Oklahoma   Dr. Don Betz, President   Edmond

Presidents of Northeastern

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Albert Sydney Wyly, 1909  
D. Frank Redd, 1909-1911  
Frank E. Buck, 1911-1912  
W. E. Gill, 1912-1914  
George W. Gable, 1914-1919  
William T. Ford, 1919-1923  
Monroe P. Hammond, 1923-1935  
J. M. Hackler (Acting), 1935-1936  
John Samuel Vaughan, 1936-1951  
Louis H. Bally (Acting), 1951  
Harrell E. Garrison, 1951-1970  
Robert E. Collier, 1970-1977  
Elwin Fite (Acting) 1977-1978  
W. Roger Webb, 1978-1997  
Larry B. Williams, 1997-2008  
Kim Cherry, 2007-2008 (Interim President)  
Don Betz, 2008 to 2011  
Martin Tadlock, 2011 (Interim President)  
Steven Turner, 2012-present  

 

Officers of the University

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Steve Turner, Ph.D.   President
Deborah Landry, Ph.D.   Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs
Jerrid Freeman, Ph.D.   Vice President for Student Affairs
Christy Landsaw, B.A.   Vice President for Administration and Finance
Ben Hardcastle, B.A.   Vice President for University Relations

University Administration

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Chris Adney   Director of Auxiliary Services
Vanessa Anton, Ph.D   Interim Dean, College of Education
Jon Asbill, B.S   Assistant Vice President for Facilities, Grounds, & Construction
Sara Barnett, M.S.   Director, Center for Tribal Studies
Mary Bower   Director of Community & Government Relationships
Patti Buhl, M.S.   Director of Public Safety
Janet Buzzard, Ed.D.    Dean, College of Business & Technology
Dewayne Campbell   Manager, RiverHawk Shoppe, Barnes & Noble College Booksellers
Mike Chanslor, Ph.D.   Dean, College of Liberal Arts
Eloy Chavez, Ph.D.   Dean, College of Extended Learning
Briana Clifton Drury, J.D.   General Counsel
Teri Cochran, Ph.D.   Director, Student Financial Services
Tony Duckworth, M.S.   Director of Athletics
Steven Edscorn, M.T.S. / M.S.L.S.   Executive Director University Libraries
Pamela K. Fly, Ph.D.   Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Peggy Glenn, J.D.   Director of Development
Stephanie Goad, M.S.   Executive Director of International Studies
Pamela K. Hathorn, Ph.D.   Dean, College of Science and Health Professions
Cari Keller, J.D.   Dean, Graduate Studies
Janet Kelley, M.S.   Registrar
Thomas L. Jackson, Ph.D.   Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
Daniel Johnson, M.B.A.   Director, Alumni Relations
Deborah Landry, Ph.D.   Provost, Vice President of Academic Affairs
Jean Logue   Director, Human Resources
Danny Mabery, M.S.   Assistant Vice President of Enrollment, Student Affairs
Timothy McElroy, Ed.D.   Dean, NSU Muskogee Campus
Douglas K. Penisten, O.D., Ph.D   Dean, College of Optometry
Richard Reif, Ed.D.   Chief Information Officer, Director Information Technology
Julie Sawyer, Ph.D.   Executive Director, Institutional Effectiveness
Sheila Self, Ph.D.   Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs
Roy Wood, Ph.D.   Dean, NSU Broken Arrow Campus

University Instructional Staff

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Graduate Faculty indicated by asterisk (*)
Year of Employment at NSU indicated in parentheses ( )  

James M. Adams, D.M.A. (2016)    
  Associate Professor of Music    
  D.M.A. University of Northern Colorado  
Joseph A. Ahlander, Ph.D. (2009)
  Associate Professor of Biology  
  B.S., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., University of Arizona  
Dragos Albinescu, Ph.D. (2006)
  Associate Professor of Chemistry  
  B.S., Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago  
Grant O. Alexander, M.B.A. (1994)
  Assistant Professor of Information Systems  
  B.S., Colorado School of Mines; MIS, MBA, University of Arkansas  
Rad Alrifai, Ph.D. (2003)
  Associate Professor of Computer Science  
  B.S., Governors State University; M.S., Northeastern Illinois University; Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology  
Iain Anderson, Ph.D. (2016)
Chair, Department of History / Professor of History
Ph.D. Indiana University
*Vanessa Anton, Ph.D. (1997)
  Interim Dean, College of Education / Professor of Health & Human Performance
  B.S.Ed., M.S., Northeastern State University, Ph.D., University of Arkansas
Sally Armstrong, Ed.D. (1981)
  Professor of Education  
  B.S., M.S., Northeastern State University; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University  
Samuel Asante, Ph.D. (2015)
  Assistant Professor of Social Work  
   Ph.D., University of Utah  
Alesha Baker, Ph.D. (2016)
  Instructor of Library Media
  M.S. Northeastern State University; ph.D., Oklahoma State University
Eun Jun Bang, Ph.D. (2009)
  Associate Professor of Social Work  
  B.S., M.S., University of Tennessee; M.S.W., Washington University-St. Louis; Ph.D., University of Missouri  
Margaret E. Bates, B.S. (2016)
  Instructor in Occupational Therapy
  M.O.T. Texas Woman’s University
Sherry L. Been, Ph.D. (2013),
Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
B.S., M.Ed., University of Oklahoma; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
*Ernst Bekkering, Ph.D. (2004)
  Associate Professor of Computer Science  
  B.S., Academy for Physical Therapy, M.S., Ph.D., Mississippi State University  
Edwin R. Bellman, Ed.D. (2013)  
  Assistant Professor of Technology  
  B.S., M.S., East Texas State University; Ed. D., Texas A & M University, Commerce  
Troy Bender, M.S. (2018)  
Instructor; Program Director Physician Assistant Studies   
M.S., Missouri State University  
Samantha Benn-Duke, Ph.D. (2015)  
  Assistant Professor of Curriculum & Instruction  
  Ph.D., Oklahoma State University  
Christian Bester, D.M.A. (2018)
Assistant Professor of Music
B.T. Tshwane University of Technology, M.M. Southern Methodist University, D.M.A. University of North Texas
Lisa Bisogno, Ph.D. (2012)
Assistant Dean, Associate Professor of Curriculum & Instruction
B.S., M.S., Florida State Unversity; Ph.D., Barry University
Dana Boren Boer, M.B.A. (2012)
Instructor of Media Studies
M.B.A. Northeastern State University
Beth Bowin, M.S. (2007)
  Instructor of Psychology and Counseling  
  B.S., Oklahoma State University; M.S., Northeastern State University  
Diane Boze, Ph.D. (2002)
  Professor of Humanities  
  B.A., University of Oklahoma; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas  
 Alan Brokenicky, M.P.A.S. (2018)
 Clinical Assistant Professor
 B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.P.A.S., Union College
Shannon L. Bridgmon, Ph.D. (2012) 
   Associate Professor of Political Science  
   B.A., M.P.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama      
James E. Briley, Ph.D. (2008)
  Associate Professor of Finance  
  B.A., Duke University; M.B.A., Eastern Kentucky University; Ph.D., Texas Tech University  
Tara D. Brown, O.D. (2016)
Assistant Professor of Optometry
O.D. Northeastern State University
Vickie Brown-Racy, M.S.
Instructor of Human and Family Sciences
 
Caitlin Bruder, M.S. (2018)
Instructor of Speech Language Pathology
B.S., M.S. University of Tulsa
Jody L. Buckholtz, Ph.D. (2004)
  Associate Professor of Chemistry  
  B.S., University of Central Arkansas; M.S., Ph.D., University of Arkansas  
*Mark D. Buckles, Ph.D. (2002)
  Associate Professor of Mathematics  
  B.S., University of Texas at Austin; M.S., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame  
*Christopher M. Burba, Ph.D. (2006)
  Associate Professor of Chemistry  
  B.S., Northeastern State University; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma  
Janet Buzzard, Ed.D. (2017)
Professor; Dean of College of Business and Technology
B.S., Ed.D., Oklahoma State University
*Steven Byers, Ph.D. (2010)
  Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling  
  B.S., University of Tulsa; M.A., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, University of Colorado-Boulder; Ph.D., University of Colorado-Boulder  
*Renee Cambiano, Ed.D. (2000)
  Professor of Educational Foundations & Leadership  
  B.S., Northeastern State University; M.S., University of Memphis; Ed.D., University of Arkansas  
*Ron Cambiano, Ed.D. (1989)
  Assistant Professor of Education  
  B.S.Ed, M.A., University of Tulsa; Ed.D., University of New Mexico  
Karen Carey, Ed.D. (2000)
  Professor of Educational Leadership / Honors Program Director  
  B.S.Ed., M.Ed., Northeastern State University; Ed.D., University of Arkansas  
Kelli Carney, Ph.D. (2012)
  Assistant Professor of Curriculum & Instruction  
  B.S.Ed., M.Ed., Northeastern State University, Ph.D. Oklahoma State University
Leland W. Carr, O.D. (2006)
  Assistant Dean for Development, Professor of Optometry  
  B.S., Michigan State University; O.D., Ferris State University  
*Richard E. Castillo, D.O. (1999)
  Clinical Professor of Optometry  
  O.D., Northeastern State University; D.O., Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine  
Mike Chanslor, Ph.D. (2000)
  Dean, College of Liberal Arts / Professor of Mass Communication  
  B.A., M.A., Northeastern State University; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma  
Eloy Chavez, Ph.D. (2012)
  Dean, College of Extended Learning / Assistant Professor Educational Leadership
 
Caitlin Chevalier, O.D. (2018)
Clinical Assistant Professor
B.S.; O.D. Northeastern State University
Ronald Chioldi, D.M.A. (1997)
  Professor of Music  
  B.M., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.M., D.M.A., University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign  
*Kurt T. Choate, Ph.D. (2010)
  Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling  
  B.S., University of Tulsa; M.Ed., Northeastern State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University  
Maria Christian, Ed.D. (2015)
Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership
Ed.D. Oklahoma State University
*Pamela G. Christol, Ph.D. (2005)
  Associate Professor of Science Education  
  B.S., M.S., University of Oklahoma; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University  
Kimberly Church, Ph.D. (2017)
Instructor of Teacher Education
B.S., Ph.D., Northeastern State University
*Cindy Cisar, Ph.D. (2004)
  Professor of Biology  
  A.B., Grinnell College; Ph.D., Cornell University  
Christopher Clark, Ph.D. (2018)
Assistant Professor of History, Social Studies Education Specialist
B.A. St. Olaf’s College; M.Ed., Ph.D. University of Minnesota
John W. Clark III, J.D. (2014)
Professor of Criminal Justice
J.D., University of Alabama
Sharon Clevenger Baldridge, M.A. (2006)
  Instructor in English  
  B.A., M.A., Northeastern State University  
Craig W. Clifford, Ph.D. (1985)
  Professor of Biology  
  B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Louisiana State University  
Roger E. Collier, Ph.D. (2000)
  Professor of Finance  
  B.A., M.B.A., University of Arkansas; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University  
*Paul Cooper, Ph.D. (2009)
  Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling  
  B.A., Langston University; M.S., Northeastern State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University  
Mendy Corter, M.P.A.S. (2018)
Clinical Assistant Professor
BS University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences; M.P.A.S. University of North Dakota
*Brian T. Cowlishaw, Ph.D. (2004)
  Associate Professor of English  
  B.A., M.A., Idaho State University; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma  
Carolyn S. Cox, M.S.W. (2006) 
  Instructor of Social Work  
  B.S.W., Northeastern State University; M.S.W., University of Oklahoma  
Cassandra R. Crawford-Ciglar, M.A. (2012)
  Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences
  B.S., Oklahoma State University; M.A., University of Oklahoma,
Dilene Crockett, Ph.D. (2004)
  Professor of Management  
  B.S., University of Tulsa; M.B.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D. University of Texas at Arlington  
Lisa Czlonka, M. S. (2011)
  Instructor of Management  
     
*Sapna Das-Bradoo, Ph.D. (2011)
  Associate Professor of Biology  
  B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Delhi  
Anne M. Davey, Ph.D (1993)
  Professor of Management  
  B.S., University of Alberta; MBA, Memorial University of Newfoundland; Ph.D., Texas A&M University  
Denise L. Deason-Toyne, J.D. (1998)
  Professor of Business Law and Financial Planning  
  BSBA, Central Missouri State University; J.D., University of Missouri - Kansas City  
John de Banzie, Ph.D.  (1986)
  Professor of Biology  
  B.S., University of Glasgow; Ph.D., University of Edinburgh  
Lyle Deiter, M.A. (2003)
  Instructor in English  
  B.A., M.A., Northeastern State University  
Ratnakar Deole, Ph.D. (2011)
  Associate Professor of Chemistry  
  B.S., M.S., University of Mumbai, Ph.D., Oklahoma State University  
John C. D. Diamantopoulos, Ph.D. (2001)
  Professor of Mathematics  
  B.A., Augustana College; M.S., Ph.D., Northern Illinois University  
Margaret S. Dobbs, M.S. (2006)
  Instructor in Health & Human Performance  
  B.S., M.S., University of Oklahoma  
Sydney Dorrough, M.O.T (2013)
Instructor of Occupational Therapy
M.O.T. University of Oklahoma
*Anita R. Ede, Ph.D. (2006) 
  Associate Professor in Curriculum and Instruction  
  B.S., University of Miami; M.Ed., Northeastern State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University  
Jennifer L. Edwards, Ph.D. (2003) 
  Associate Professor of Sociology  
  B.A., California State University, Stanislaus; M.S., California State University, Fresno; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University  
Sandra D. Edwards, Ph.D. (1999) 
  Professor of Management  
  B.S., Emporia State University; M.B.A., Central Missouri State University; Ph.D., New Mexico State University  
Katy E. Ellis, Ph.D. (1999) 
  Associate Professor of Safety Management  
  B.A., State University of New York; M.S., University of Southern California; Ph.D., North Central University  
Dana L. Eversole, Ed.D (1990) 
  Professor of Mass Communication  
  B.A., Northeastern State University; M.A., Pittsburg State University; Ed.D, Oklahoma State University  
Joseph A. Farmer, Ph.D. (2013)
Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., University of Mississippi
J. Suzanne Farmer, Ph.D. (2011)
  Associate Professor of History  
  B.A., University of Arkansas; M.A., Western Illinois University, ABD University of Mississippi  
Heather L. Fenton, Ed.D. (2011) 
  Assistant Professor of Nursing  
  B.S.N., Northeastern State University; M.Ed., University of Central Oklahoma; M.S.N., Ed.D., Walden University  
*James Ferrell, Ed.D. (2012) 
  Assistant Professor in Educational Foundations and Leadership
  B.S., Oklahoma City University; M.A., University of Central Oklahoma; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University
Brett, Fitzgerald, M.S (2010) 
  Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
  B.A., M.S.,  Northeastern State University; Ph.D., University of Arkansas
Christopher Flavin, Ph.D. (2012)
  Associate Professor of English
B.S. Austin Peay State University, M.A. Middle Tennesee State University, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Pamela K. Fly, Ph.D. (2007)
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs / Associate Professor Curriculum and Instruction
B.S. Southwest Missouri State University, M.S. Drury College, Ph.D. University of Oklahoma
*Luke B. Foster, Ph.D. (1997)
  Assistant Professor in Mathematics  
  B.S., Northeastern State University; M.S., Ph.D., Oklahoma State University  
Shae L. Foutch, Ph.D. (1989)
  Associate Professor of Business Administration    
  B.S., M.S., Fort Hays State University; Ph.D., University of Arkansas  
Jari J. Frazier, O.D. (2016)
Assistant Professor of Optometry
O.D., Northeastern State University
*Gary R. Freeman, Ph.D. (2004) 
  Associate Professor of Accounting  
  B.A., University of West Florida; M.S.M., Florida International University.; Ph.D., Georgia State University  
Cassie Freise, M.A. (2006)  
  Instructor of Mass Communication  
  B.A., M.A., Northeastern State University  
Lucinda (Cindi) Fries, Ed.D. (2003) 
  Assistant Professor of Educational Foundations & Leadership  
  B.Ed., University of Tulsa; M.Ed., Northeastern State University; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University  
Shelia Fritts, M.S. (2017) 
Instructor of Health & Kinesiology
B.S., M.S., Northeastern State University
*O. Susan Frusher, Ph.D (1986) 
  Professor of Educational Foundations & Leadership  
  B.S., M.Ed., Northeastern State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University  
Barbara Fuller, M.Ed. (2003) 
  Instructor in Educational Foundations & Leadership  
  B.A., Ouachita Baptist University; M.Ed., University of Arkansas  
Christopher Garland, M.S.W. (2006) 
  Instructor in Social Work  
  B.A., Northeastern State University; M.S.W., University of Oklahoma  
Tonya Garrett, M. Ed. (2016)
Instructor of Teacher Education
ME.D., Northeastern State University
Dee Ann Gerlach, M.Ed. (2000)
  Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education
  B.S., M.Ed., University of Central Oklahoma
Sanchari Ghosh, Ph.D. (2014)
Assistant Professor of Economics
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
*Arthur H. Gilbert, Jr., D.B.A. (2011) 
  Professor of Accounting  
  B.A., Louisiana Tech University; M.B.A., Louisiana Tech University; D.B.A., Louisiana Tech University  
Kenny Gream, (2017)
Instructor of Military Science
*J. Rachel Green, Ed.D (2000) 
  Assistant Professor in Educational Foundations & Leadership  
  B.S.Ed., University of Oklahoma; M.Ed., Northeastern State University; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University  
Nathan S. Green, Ph.D. (2016)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry 
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Beth Green-Nagle Ph.D., (2011)
  Assistant Professor in Spanish  
  B.S. Hendrix College; M.S., University of North Carolina; Ph.D, University of Oklahoma  
*Steven Grissom, Ph.D. (2012) 
  Instructor of Psychology and Counseling
  B.S., Missouri Southern State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
Kendra Haggard, Ph.D. (2006) 
  Assistant Professor of English  
  B.A., M.A., Northeastern State University, Ph.D.   
Toni Hail, M.S.W. (2008)   
  Instructor of Social Work
  B.S.W, Northeastern State University; M.S.W. Universoty of Oklahoma
  *James Hall, J.D. (2007)   
  Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies, & Homeland Security  
  B.A., Oklahoma State University; J.D., University of Oklahoma  
Christine Hallman, Ph.D. (2011)
  Associate Professor of Geography  
  B.S., Murray State University, M.S., Ph.D., University of Arizona  
*Justin Halpern, Ph.D (1988) 
  Professor of Accounting  
  B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., Iowa State; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University  
  A. Diane Hammons, J.D. (2013)   
  Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice  
  B.A, University of Oklahoma; J.D., University of Oklahoma School of Law  
Jarilyn. W Haney, M. Ed, (2016)
Instructor of Special Education
M.Ed., Northeastern State University
Tiffany Hardbarger Ph.D. (2015)
Assistant Professor of American Indian Studies
Ph.D., Arizona State University
Patrick D. Harrington, Ph.D. (2001) 
  Associate Professor of Computer Science  
  B.A., Oklahoma Baptist University; B.S., Northeastern State University; M.S., University of Tulsa; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University  
Richard E. Hasenauer, Ph.D., (2015)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D., North Dakota State University
Raymond Hasselman, J.D. (2010) 
  Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies  
  B.A., Sacred Heart University; J.D., University of Tulsa Law School  
Pamela K. Hathorn, Ph.D. (2010) 
  Dean, College of Science & Health Professions /Associate Professor of Biology  
  B.S., University of Houston; M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University  
Benjamin L. Hay, M.M. (2017)
Instructor of Music
M.M., University of New Mexico
James L. Hicks, Ph.D. (2010) 
  Associate Professor of Physics  
  B.S., Oklahoma City University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma  
Jericho Hobson, M.ED. (2013) 
  Assistant Professor of Educational Foundations and Leadership
  B.S., Oklahoma City University; M.Ed., Northeastern State University
Lance A. Hunter, M.F.A. (2001) 
  Professor of Art  
  B.F.A., Lamar University; M.A., M.F.A., Stephen F. Austin State University  
Sylvia Hunter, B.A., (2014)
Instructor of Art
B.A., Brescia University
Ashalee Hurst, Ph.D. (2018)
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., M.A. University of Central Oklahoma, Ph.D. Texas Tech University
Deborah L. Hyde, M.S. (2008) 
  Instructor in Geology  
  B.S.Ed., Northeastern State University; M.S., Mississippi State University  
Lindsey Ince, M.S., (2018)
Instructor of Nutritional Science
M.S., University of Central Oklahoma
Janaki K. Iyer, Ph.D, (2017)
Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D., State University of New York
Brian K. Jackson, Ph.D. (2008) 
  Associate Professor of Accounting  
  B.S., Northeastern State University; M.S., University of Oklahoma; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University  
*Thomas L. Jackson, Ph.D. (2004)
  Assistant Vice President, Academic Affairs; Professor of Psychology  
  B.A., University of the Pacific; M.A., Ph.D., Bowling Green State University  
Jonathan Janzen, O.D. (2017)
  Assistant Professor of Optometry
  O.D., Northeastern State University
Suneeti Jog, Ph.D. (2013) 
  Assistant Professor of Biology
  B.S., M.S., University of Mumbai; Ph.D., Cleveland State University
Maureen Johnson, Ph.D. (2018)
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., M.A. Marshall University; Ph.D. Texas Women’s University
Spencer Johnson, O.D. (2010)
  Associate Professor of Optometry  
  B.S., Brigham Young University, O.D. Salus University  
Alexis Jones,Ph.D. (2014)
Assistant Professor of Medical Lab Science
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
Kenneth E. Jones, Jr.,D.B.A. (2002) 
  Assistant Professor of  Management  
  B.S., John Brown University; M.B.A., Webster University; D.B.A., Anderson University  
Yung-Fei Kao,Ph.D. (1990) 
  Professor of Psychology and Counseling  
  B.S., Chung-Yuan Christian University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Nevada Reno  
Rhea Kaltenbach, M.S. (2002)
Instructor in Health & Human Performance
B.S., M.S., Northeastern State University
Halil Kaya, Ph.D. (2013)
Associate Professor of Finance
Ph.D., Texas Tech
Cari Keller,J.D. (1994)
  Professor of Criminal Justice, Dean of the Graduate College, Executive Director of Planning and Assessment  
  B.S., Northeastern State University; J.D., University of Arkansas  
*Elizabeth Keller-Dupree, Ph.D. (2010) 
  Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling  
  B.S., M.S., Missouri State University; Ph.D., University of Arkansas  
Kyeorda Kemp, Ph.D. (2014)
Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Northwestern University
David Kern, Ph.D.(2006)
  Associate Professor of Management  
  B.S., M.S., Purdue University; Ph.D. Oklahoma State University  
Andemariam Kidanemariam, Ph.D. (2000) 
  Professor of Sociology  
  B.S., Haile Selassie University; M.A., Michigan State University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky  
MooSong Kim, Ph.D. (2016)
Assistant Professor of Health & Kinesiology
Ph.D., Oregon State University
Sung-Kun Kim, Ph.D. (2014)
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., Texas Tech
Farina King, Ph.D. (2016)
Assistant Professor of History
Ph.D., Arizona State University
Dianne E. Kirk, M.S. (2015)
Instructor of Medical Lab Science
M.S., University of Akron
Johnny Mark Kirk Ph.D. (2015)
Assistant Professor of Psychology & Counseling
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University 
Wyman Kirk, M.A. (2005) 
  Instructor of Cherokee Education  
  B.A., Northeastern State University, M.A., University of Indiana Bloomington  
Brooke Klintworth, M.A. (2018)
Instructor of Speech Language Pathology
B.S., M.S. Oklahoma State University
Benjamin R. Kracht, Ph.D. (1992) 
  Professor of Sociology & Anthropology  
  B.A., Indiana University; M.A., University of Nebraska; Ph.D., Southern Methodist University  
Matthew Krein O.D. (2016)
Assistant Professor of Optometry
O.D., Northeastern State University
Sarah Krein O.D. (2016)
Assistant Professor of Optometry
O.D., Northeastern State University
Karl M. Kruczek Ph.D. (1999)
  Assistant Professor of Mathematics  
  B.S., University of Bridgeport; M.Ed., Northeastern State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University  
Julia Kwok,Ph.D. (2005) 
  Professor of Finance  
  B.S., M.S., West Virginia University; Ph.D. Virginia Tech  
Adam Langsam, Ph.D. (2000) 
  Professor of Sociology  
  B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of North Texas  
Nicole V Lasky, M.A. (2016)
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
M.A. University of Chicago
Fritz Laux, Ph.D. (2004) 
  Professor of Economics  
  B.A., University of Virginia; M.B.A., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., University of Maryland  
Deborah L. Lee, M.S. (2000) 
  Instructor in Accounting  
  B.S., Northeastern State University; M.S., Oklahoma State University - Tulsa  
*Kimberli Lee, Ph.D.(2010) 
  Associate Professor of English  
  M.A., Tarleton State University; Ph.D. University of Nebraska  
Jodi M. Legnon, Ph.D. (2014)
Assistant Professor of Education
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Jenna M. Lighthizer, O.D. (2009) 
  Associate Professor of Optometry  
  B.S., Jamestown College; O.D. Pacific University College of Optometry  
Nathan Lighthizer, O.D.(2010) 
  Associate Professor of Optometry  
  B.S., Jamestown College; O.D. Pacific University College of Optometry  
*Darryl A. Linde, Ph.D. (1990) 
  Professor of Mathematics  
  B.S., M.S., University of Arkansas; Ph.D. University of Virginia  
James Lindroth, Ph.D. (2012) 
  Associate Professor of Music Education
  B.M., University of Lowell, MA; M.M., University of Massachusetts; Ph.D. University of South Florida
John Lindsay, O.D. (2015)
Assistant Professor of Optometry
O.D., Northeastern State University
David Linebarger, Ph.D. (1996) 
  Professor of Humanities  
  B.A., San Jose State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California - Davis  
Amber Long, M.S. (2017)
Instructor of Nutritional Science
M.S., University of Central Arkansas
Edgarita Long, Ph.D. (2001) 
  Professor of Speech Language Pathology  
  B.S., M.A., University of Oklahoma; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University  
*Pamela J. Louderback, Ph.D. (2001) 
  Assistant Professor of Library Services  
  B.A., Shippensburg University; M.F.A., East Texas State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University  
Sarah Lowman, Ph.D. (2017)
Assistant Professor of Spanish
Ph.D., University of Georgia
Kimberly M. Loy, M.S. (2017)
Instructor of Health & Kinesiology
M.S., Oklahoma State University 
Arun Madapusi, Ph.D. (2018)
Assistant Professor of Management
B.E. Manipal Institute of Technology; M.B.A. University of Texas - El Paso; Ph.D. University of North Texas
Autumn E. Mahaney, M.Ed. (2011) 
  Clinical Instructor of Speech/Language Pathology
  B.S., M.S., Northeastern State University
Christopher R. Malone, Ph.D. (2001) 
  Professor of English  
  B.A., University of Tulsa; M.A., Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University  
Jeffrey Maloney, Ph.D. (2018)
Assistant Professor of English
B.S. Brigham Young University; M.A. Ohio University; Ph.D. Michigan State University
Jessica E. Martin, Ph.D. (2006) 
  Associate Professor of Chemistry  
  B.S., M.S., Northern Arizona University; Ph.D., University of California  
Sandra Martin, M.L.I.S (2002) 
  Instructor in Library Services  
  B.S., University of Central Oklahoma; M.L.I.S., University of Oklahoma  
Diana Mashburn, Ph.D. (1995) 
  Assistant Professor of Nursing  
  B.S.N., Northeastern State University; M.S., University of Oklahoma; Ph.D. University of Minnesota  
Ingrid Massey, Ed.D. (2009) 
  Assistant Professor of Curriculum & Instruction  
  B.S.Ed., Northeastern State University; M.S.Ed., Ed.D. Oklahoma State University  
Justin McBride Ph.D. (2015)
Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
John McIntosh Ph.D. (2016)
Assistant Professor of Geography
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Alan McKee, O.D. (2004) 
  Professor of Optometry  
  B.S.E.E., M.A.E.E., University of Kansas; O.D., Northeastern State University  
Earlena McKee, O.D. (2004) 
  Associate Professor of Optometry  
  B.S.Ed., Pittsburg State University; M.A., University of Kansas; O.D., Northeastern State University  
Misty D. Megee, B.S. (2004)
  Instructor of Mathematics  
  B.S., Northeastern State University  
Elizabeth Melles, Ph.D. (2015)
Assistant Professor of Psychology & Counseling
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Judith A. Melvin, Ph.D. (2012) 
  Professor/Director of Occupational Therapy
  B.S., Ohio State University; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., University of Maryland at College Park
Julie M. Mercado, M.S.  (2011) 
  Instructor of Accounting
  B.S., Oral Roberts University;  M.S., Northeastern State University
*John M. Mercer, Ph.D. (1984) 
  Professor of English  
  B.A., Bryan College; M.A., University of Tennessee; Ph.D., University of Missouri - Columbia  
Christopher Miller, M.F.A. (2009)  
  Associate Professor of Theatre  
  B.A., Borat College of DePaul University; M.F.A., Arizona State University  
Jeffrey M. Miller, O.D. (2002) 
  Professor of Optometry  
  B.S., University of Arkansas; O.D., Northeastern State University  
*Judy Moody, Ph.D. (2003) 
  Associate Professor in Educational Foundations & Leadership  
  B.S.Ed., East Central University; M.S., Nova University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University  
*Meagan Moreland, Ph.D. (2008) 
  Associate Professor for Curriculum and Instruction
  B.S.Ed., M.Ed., Northeastern State University; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
*Marilon Morgan, Ed.D. (2003) 
Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling
B.A.T., Sam Houston State University; M.Ed., Angelo State University; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University
Michael Morgan, Ph.D. (2018)
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S. Brigham Young University; Ph.D. University of Utah
Christopher Murphy, M.F.A. (2010)  
  Assistant Professor of English  
  B.A., Brown University; M.F.A., University of Arkansas  
Raymond F. Murphy, M.A. (2002)
  Instructor of Economics  
  B.S., M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro  
Whitney Myers, D.M.A (2016)
Assistant Professor of Music
D.M.A., University of Kentucky
Nayyer Naseem, Ph.D. (2017)
Assistant Professor of Marketing
Ph.D., Wayne State University
Mark S. Nelson, Ph.D. (1997) 
  Associate Professor of Technology  
  B.A., Texas A&M - Canyon; M.S., University of North Texas; Ph. D., Texas A&M University  
Jason M. Nichols, M.A. (2015)
Instructor of Political Science
M.A., Northeastern State University 
Garnet Nowell, M. LIS (2018)
Instructor of Library Services
M.LIS, University of Oklahoma
Brandon Oberg, M.A. (2009)
  Instructor in Library Services  
  B.A., Eastern New Mexico University; M.A., University of Missouri-Columbia  
Connor O’Dell, Ph.D. (2018)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S, B.A. Southern Methodist University; Ph.D. University of North Texas
Benjamin K. Ofili, E.D.M. (2003) 
  Associate Dean, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship  
  B.B.A., Texas Southern University, M.B.A., Prairie View A&M, M.B.A., Texas A&M, E.D.M., Case Western Reserve  
Jon Marcus Olive, M.B.A (2013)  
Instructor of Health Care Administration  
M.B.A, Oklahoma Wesley University  
Christopher Owen, Ph.D. (1992) 
  Professor of History  
  B.A., University of Georgia; M.A., Baylor University; Ph.D., Emory University  
Ahmet Ozturk, Ed.D. (1991) 
  Professor of Health & Human Performance  
  B.S., M.S., Ed.D., Oklahoma State University  
*Latricia D. Pack, O.D. (1999) 
  Professor of Optometry  
  B.S., Oklahoma State University; O.D., Northeastern State University  
Laura Padgett, Ed.D. (2018)
Instructor of Speech Language Pathology
 
*Kenny A. Paris, Ph.D. (1996) 
  Professor of Psychology and Counseling  
  B.A., M.S. East Central University; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma  
April Parker, Ph.D. (2013)
Assistant Professor of Optometry
O.D., Northeastern State University
*Martha Y. Parrott, Ed.D. (2002) 
  Assistant Dean, College of Science & Health Professions, Professor of Mathematics  
  B.S.E., Oklahoma Christian University; M.Ed., University of Houston; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University  
Susan Patrick, Ph.D. (2016)
Assistant Professor of Curriculum & Instruction
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Nancy L. Paulie, M.S. (2004) 
  Instructor in Mathematics  
  B.S., University of Central Oklahoma; M.S., Northeastern State University  
Mark A. Paulissen, Ph.D. (2006) 
  Professor of Biology  
  B.S., M.S., University of Arkansas; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma  
Douglas K. Penisten, O.D.  (1988)
  Dean, Professor of Optometry  
  B.S., O.D., Ph.D., Indiana University  
John Petrucelli, Ph.D. (2018)
Assistant Professor of Music / Director of Jazz Studies
B.A. University of Virginia; M.M., M.A. Rutgers University, Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh
Ronald E. Petty, Ph.D. (2002) 
  Assistant Professor of Marketing  
  B.S., B.A., University of Tulsa; M.B.A., Oklahoma City University; Ph.D., University of Phoenix  
April Phillips, Ph.D. (2011) 
  Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling  
  B.A., University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma; M.A., University of Central Oklahoma; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma  
James I. Phillips, Ph.D. (1994)
  Professor of Management  
  B.S., M.S.S., Utah State University; Ph.D., New Mexico State University  
Spence C. Pilcher, Ph.D. (2004) 
  Professor of Chemistry  
  B.S., Northeastern State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University  
Alissa K. Proctor, O.D. (2006)
  Associate Professor of Optometry  
  B.S., Ferris State University, O.D., Michigan College of Optometry  
Amy L. Proctor, Ph.D. (2008) 
  Instructor in Criminal Justice, Legal Studies, & Homeland Security  
  B.A., M.A.,  University of Arkansas, Ph.D., Sam Houston State University  
Robyn Pursley, Ph.D. (2003) 
  AssistantDean, College of Liberal Arts / Associate Professor in Theatre  
  B.A., Northeastern State University; M.A., Oklahoma State University; Ph.D. University of Arkansas  
Scott Pursley, M.F.A. (1999) 
  Assistant Professor in Theatre  
  B.A., Northeastern State University; M.F.A., Academy of Art University  
*Sarah Ramsey, M.Ed. (2012) 
  Assistant Professor Curriculum & Instruction
  B.S., Oral Roberts University; M.Ed., Northeastern State University
Christy Reed, Ph.D. (2018) 
  Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education  
  B.S. Newman University, M.S. Ed Fort Hays State University, Ph.D. Texas Tech University  
Mia R. Revels, Ph.D. (1995) 
  Professor of Biology  
  B.S.E., M.S.E., Henderson State University; Ph.D. University of Arkansas  
Steven G. Rice, M.Ed. (2005) 
  Instructor of Computer Science  
  B.S.Ed., M.Ed., Northeastern State University  
Seth Rich, O.D. (2018)
Clinical Assistant Professor of Optometry
B.S., O.D. Northeastern State University
Mitchell S. Ricketts, Ph.D. (2013) 
  Associate Professor of Safety Management
  B.S., M.S., Pittsburg State University; M.S., University of Central Missouri; Ph.D., Kansas State University
Thomas Rink, M.LIS. (2007)
Instructor of Library Services
M.LIS., University of Oklahoma
Lisa Roach, M. Ed. (2018)
Instructor / Clinic Director for Speech Language Pathology
B.S. Ed., M.Ed. Northeastern State University
Brent Roberts, O.D. (2017)
Clinical Assistant Professor of Optometry 
O.D., Northeastern State University
Sharon L. Roberts, Ph.D. (2007) 
  Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling  
  B.S. and M.S., Emporia State University; Ph.D., Wichita State University  
William J. Rosener, Ph.D. (1997) 
  Professor of Information Systems  
  B.A., Iowa State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee  
Elaina Ross, M.A. (2018)
Instructor of Communications
B.A., M.A., Northeastern State University
Sallie A. Ruskoski, Ph.D. (2012) 
  Assistant Professor of Medical Laboratory Science/Clinical Coordinator
  B.S., University of Oklahoma; M.S., Northeastern State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
Jeremiah Rutherford, Ph.D. (2015)
Medical Director of Physical Assistant Program
B.S., Colorado State University, Ph.D., St. Georges University
Luis Salas, M.A. (2018) 
  Assistant Professor of Graphic Design  
  B.A. University of Puerto Rico; M.A. Savannah College of Art and Design  
*Stephan Sargent, Ed.D. (2004) 
  Professor of Curriculum & Instruction  
  B.S., Oklahoma State University; M.A., University of Tulsa; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University  
Daniel M. Savage, Ph.D. (2005) 
Professor of Political Science
  B.A., East Central University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California  
*Paula K. Schornick, Ph.D. (2008) 
  Associate Professor of Educational Foundations and Leadership  
  B.S.Ed., Northeastern State University; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma  
*David K. Scott, Ph.D. (1991) 
  Professor of Speech Communication  
  B.A., M.P.A., University of Oklahoma; M.A., Kansas State University; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma  
Bret Seamons, O.D. (2016) 
Clinical Assistant Professor of Optometry
O.D., Pacific University
Lara E. Searcy, Ph.D. (2014)
Assistant Professor of English
M.Ed., Northeastern State University; Ph.D. University of Arkansas
Susan Semrow, M.A. (1996) 
  Instructor in English  
  B.A.Ed., M.A., Northeastern State University  
Kathyln Shahan, Ph.D. (2009) 
  Associate Professor & Chair of Social Work Department  
  B.A., M.S.W., University of Hawaii; Ph.D., Arizona State University  
Jon M. Shapiro, Ph. D. (1995) 
  Professor of Marketing  
  B.A., State University of New York - Geneseo; M.B.A., M.S., University of Colorado - Denver; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University  
Michael Shaughnessy, Ph.D. (2013)
Associate Professor of Biology
Ph.D. University of Oklahoma
*D. Audell Shelburne, Ph.D (2011) 
  Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts / Professor of English  
  B.A., University of Dallas; M.A., University of Houston; Ph.D., Texas Tech University  
Joseph Shetler, O.D. (2013)
  Assistant Professor of Optometry  
  O.D., Indiana University   
Joseph Shetler, O.D. (2012) 
  Assistant Professor of Optometry
  B.S. and O.D., University of Indiania
Karl Siewert, M.LIS. (2013)
Instructor of Library Services
M.LIS., Dominican University College of St. Catherine
David M. Simpson, O.D. (2014)
Assistant Professor of Optometry 
O.D., Illinois College of Optometry
Kelley Sky Eagle, M.S. (2017)
Instructor of Nutritional Science
B.S., M.S., McNeese State University
Jeffrey P. Slattery, Ph.D. (1994) 
  Professor of Management  
  B.S., Baker University; M.B.A., University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Ph.D., University of Arkansas  
Sara S. Sloan, D.O. (2014) 
Instructor of Biology
B.S., Oklahoma State University, D.O. Cleveland Chiropractic College
Benjamin Smith, Ph.D 
Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
*Melinda Smith, Ed.D. (2004)
  Professor of Curriculum & Instruction  
  B.S., University of Tulsa; M.Ed., Northeastern State University; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University  
Vicki Spencer, M.B.A. (2000) 
  Instructor in Accounting  
  B.S., M.B.A., Northeastern State University  
Chad Stangl, M.Ed (2016)
Instructor of Health & Kinesiology
M.Ed., Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Deborah Stevenson, Ph.D. (2004) 
  Professor of Information Systems  
  B.S., Florida Institute of Technology; MBA, Florida Inst. Of Technology; Ph.D., Clemson University  
Irina Strout, Ph.D. (2015)
Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., University of Tulsa
Sophia J. Sweeney, Ph. D. (2010) 
  Associate Professor of Educational Foundations and Leadership  
  B.S., Northeastern State University; M.A., University of Arkansas; M.Ed., Northeastern State University  
Candessa Tehee, Ph.D. (2016)
Assistant Professor of American Studies
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Jitendra Tewari, Ph.D. (2009)
  Professor of Marketing  
  B.A., M.A., University of Delhi; Ph.D. Florida Atlantic University  
Heidi Thoden, O.D. (1996) 
  Clinical Associate Professor of Optometry  
  B.A., Kansas State University; O.D., University of Missouri - St. Louis  
Tobi S. Thompson, Ph.D. (2010)
  Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Associate Professor  
  B.A.Ed., M.S., Northeastern State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University  
Tracy A. Thompson, Ed.D. (2014)
Assistant Professor of Teacher Education
M.Ed., Northeastern State University
William McKinley Thompson III, M.B.A. (1991) 
  Assistant Professor of Hospitality & Tourism Management  
  B.S., M.B.A., University of Arkansas  
Sophia Beverly Threatt, M.LIS. (2010)
Instructor of Library Services
M.LIS., Texas Women’s University 
James D. Tibbits, M.A.(2007)
  Clinical Instructor of Speech/Language Pathology  
  B.A., Northeastern State University; M.A., University of Arkansas  
Darren Tobey, M.LIS. (2010)
Director of Library System Services/ Instructor
M.LIS., University of Oklahoma
Sarah Turner McGowen, Ph.D. (2015)
Assistant Professor of Communications
Ph.D., University of Missouri
Michael D. Turner, Ph.D. (1998) 
  Associate Professor of Technology  
  B.S.C.E., U.S. Air Force Academy; M. Engr., Cornell University; Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin  
*Cheryl Van Den Handel, Ph.D. (2010)
  Assistant Professor of Political Science  
  B.A., College of Marin, M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University  
Jaymie VanMeter, M.S. (2018)
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., M.A. Northeastern State University
Andrew P. Vassar, Ph.D. (1998) 
  Associate Professor of Humanities  
  B.A., University of Tulsa; M.A., University of Oklahoma; Ph.D., University of Arkansas  
*Denis Vovchenko, Ph.D. (2008) 
  Associate Professor of History  
  B.A., M.A., Moscow State Lomonosov University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota  
Mai Anh Vu Tran, Ph.D. (2011) 
  Assistant Professor of Technology  
  B.S., Ho Chi Minh University of Technology; M.S., University of Utah; Ph.D., Utah State University  
Jeffery B. Wall, D.M.A. (2013) 
  Associate Professor of Music
  M.M., University of Tennesssee; D.M.A. University of South Carolina
Ricky D. Wallace, D.Sc (2017)
Assistant Professor of Health Care Administration
D.Sc., University of Alabama
Jennifer Walton, M.A. (2018)
Instructor of Speech Language Pathology
B.S., M.A. Oklahoma State University
*Mary Waters Bilbo, Ed.D. (2012) 
  Assistant Professor of Psychology and Counseling
  B.A., Rutgers University; M.A., Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University
Anne A. Watson, D.M.A. (2008) 
  Associate Professor of Music  
  B.M., West Texas A&M University;  M.M, D.M.A, Arizona State University  
Theodore Ward, Ph.D. (2018)
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.S. Oklahoma State University; M.S. University of Tulsa; Ph.D. Oklahoma State University
Christopher Weaver, Ph.D. (2016)
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
Arthur Wendorf, Ph.D. (2015)
Assistant Professor of Spanish
Ph.D., University of Texas
Virginia S. Whitekiller, Ed.D. (2001) 
Professor of Social Work
B.S.W., Northeastern State University; M.S.W., Washington University; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University
Sheree M. Whiteside, M.S. (2006) 
Instructor in Human & Family Sciences
B.S., .M.S., Northeastern State University
Charles N. WhittleO.D. (2013)
  Assistant Professor of Optometry  
  B.S., Arkansas Tech University; and O.D., Northeastern State University  
Sarah Burkhead Whittle, B.M. (2010)
  Instructor of Library Services  
  B.M. Southwest Baptist University  
*Michael R. Wilds, J.D. (1996) 
  Professor of Criminal Justice  
  B.A., University of Oklahoma; M.S., J.D., Oklahoma City University  
Joan Williams, Ph.D. (2000) 
  Associate Professor of Hospitality & Tourism Management  
  B.S., University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Stout; Ph.D., Michigan State University  
Lauren Wright, Ph.D. (2017)
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Ph.D., University of Central Florida
Kippi D. Wyatt, O.D. (1994) 
  Associate Dean for Academics and Professor of Optometry  
  B.S., O.D., M.S. Northeastern State University  
Naixue Xiong, Ph.D. (2017)
Associate Professor of Math & Computer Science
Ph.D., School of Informational Science
*Takahiro Yamaguchi, Ph.D. (2009) 
  Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling  
  B.S., M.S., University of Central Missouri;  Ph.D., University of Nevada  
Min-Chi Yan, Ph.D. (2015)
Assistant Professor of Curriculum & Instruction
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
John P. Yeutter, Ph.D. (1995) 
  Associate Professor of Accounting  
  B.A., Hope College; M.A.R., Westminster Theological Seminary; M.Acc.,Ph.D., University of Oklahoma  
Bryan Young, O.D. (1998) 
  Clinical Assistant Professor of Optometry  
  B.S., O.D., Northeastern State University  
Hsin-I Sydney Yueh, Ph.D (2012)  
Assistant Professor of Communications
B.A. National Taiwan University, M.A. University of Pittsburg, Ph.D. University of Iowa
*Frank A. Zeigler, Ph.D., J.D. (2001) 
  Professor of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies, & Homeland Security  
  B.A., Rowan College;; J.D., University of Tulsa; Ph.D., Sam Houston State University  
*Rui Zhang, Ph.D. (2009) 
  Associate Professor of Physics  
  B.S., M.S., Nankai University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota  
Weijia Zhu, Ph.D. (2011) 
  Lecturer of Physics  
  B.S., Shandong Normal University; M.S., Wuhan University of Technology; Ph.D., University of Rhode Island  
Kendra Zoellner, Ph.D. (2007) 
  Assistant Professor of Social Work  
  B.S.W., Northeastern State University; M.S.W., Ph.D., University of Kansas  

Graduate Faculty indicated by asterisk (*)

Emeriti Faculty

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April Adams, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Science, 2016
James Adams, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Education, 1988
Brad Agnew, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of History, 2015
Harold Cecil Aldridge, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Psychology, 1997
Linda Alegria, M.S.W.   Emeritus Instructor in Social Work, 2005
Patricia A. Allen, M.Ed.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of Education, 1992
Steve L. Archer, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Technology, 2006
Bogdanka Arias, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of English, 1992
Bahr, Janet, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Nursing, 2012
Hazel Jane Bailey, M.M.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of Music, 2002
Robert E. Bailey, Ph.D.   Emeritus Associate Professor of Music, 2007
Isabel K. Baker, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Education, 1993
Terri M. Baker, Ph.D   Emeritus Professor of English, 2010

Rebecca Baughman, M.S.

  Emeritus Assistant Professor of Sociology, 1995
Hershel W. Beaver, Ph.D.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of Social Work, 2005
Larry G. Bell, Ph.D.   Emeritus Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling, 2010
Gerald Benn, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Health & Human Performance, 1993
Marianne B. Bennett, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Business Education, 2003
Dalton Bigbee, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Finance, 2013
Amy C. Blackburn, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Psychology, 2002
Michael D. Bolton, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Mathematics & Computer Sci, 2003
Seldon Bowman, M.S.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of Science, 1999
Terry D. Bradfield, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Physics, 2008
Sara N. Brown, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Social Work, 2002
Clara Camero, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Spanish, 2016
Deborah Carment, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Mathematics, 2014
Thomas M. Carment, Ph.D   Emeritus Professor of Accounting, 2004
Virgil L. Carter, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Industry, 1987
Garry W. Cartwright, Ph.D.   Emeritus Associate Professor of Biology, 2004
Alicia B. Casas-Celaya, Ph.D.   Emeritus Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling, 2011
Constance L. Cassity, Ph.D.   Emeritus Associate Professor of Education, 2012
Mary W. Cathers, Ed.D   Emeritus Associate Professor of Business Administration, 1982
W. Wayne Cheek, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Business, 1994
Myron L. Cherry, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, 2008
Carol I. Choate, M.S.   Emeritus Instructor of Nursing, 2007
Jerry Choate, M.F.A.   Emeritus Instructor of Art, 2003
Calvin L. Cole, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Physics, 2010
Linda Collins, M.Ed.   Emeritus Instructor of Mathematics, 1997
Kenneth L. Collins, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Education, 2003
Gregory N. Combs, J.D.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, 2004
Lloyd Coppedge, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Education, 1996
William Corbett, Ph.D.   Emeritis Professor of History, 2015
Evelyn K. Cottrell, Ed.D.   Emeritus Prof of Family & Consumer Sciences, 1984
Tom L. Cottrill, Ed.D.   Emeritus Prof of Speech and Dean, College of Arts & Letters, 1997
Obera Cude-Jones, B.S.   Emeritus Professor of Library Science, 1978
Lynn  Cyert, O.D.   Emeritus Professor of Optometry, 2010
Denise DaRose-Voseles, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Early Childhood Education, 2016
Billy Joe Davis, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of History, 2015
Charles L. Dreveskracht, M.P.A.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, 2015
Darrel W. Dewoody, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Education, 1986
Swen H. Digranes, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Education, 2012
Joe Dillsaver, Ph.D., J.D.   Emeritus Professor of Criminal Justice, 2000
Jewell Dold-Vaughn, M.L.S.   Emeritus Professor of Library Science, 1983
H. Jack Dobbins, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Health & Human Performance, 1994
Joseph W. Doherty, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Special Education, 2003
Penny C. Dotson, Ed.D.   Emeritus Dean, College of Business & Industry, 2004
Tom Eckert, M.T.   Emeritus Instructor in Health & Human Performance, 2003
Linda L. Edmondson, O.D.   Emeritus Professor of Optometry, 2009
William Edmondson, O.D.   Emeritus Professor of Optometry, 2009
George Elliott, M.T.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of Health & Human Performance, 1994
Patrick Enright, Ph.D   Emeritus  Professor of English, 2012
Max D. Ellis, M.S. Ed.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 2013
Behnam Etemad, M.L.I.S.   Emeritus Instructor of Library Services, 2012
Dunn Faires, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Technology, 2011
Gayle Farmer, M.Ed.   Emeritus Instructor of Mathematics, 2004
Odie B. Faulk, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of History, 1988
George Fulk, Ph.D., O.D.   Emeritus Professor of Optometry, 2003
Tim Ficklin, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Psychology and Counseling, 2008
Clifford (Kip) W. Finnegan, MA   Emeritus Assistant Professor of Library Services, 2011
David Fitzgerald, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Mathematics, 1999
Gary Foster, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Music and Music Dept. Chair, 1997
George E. Foster, O.D.   Emeritus Professor and Dean, College of Optometry , 2008
Dorothy G. Frie, M.S.   Emeritus Professor of Health and Human Performance, 1983
Billy Fullbright, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Mathematics, 2000
Daniel R. Fuller, Ed.D.   Professor of Education, 2000
Lonnie W. Fuson, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Education, 1995
Charles Galbraith, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Education, 1987
Marie Van Schuyver Galloway, M.S.   Emeritus Assistant Prof of Family & Consumer Sciences, 1987
Bonnie M. Giese, M.S.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of Education, 2013
Harpal Gill, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Political Science, 1997
William H. Gillingham, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Psychology and Counseling, 2002
James E. Goss, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Education, 1983
Dean E. Graber, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Accounting, 2004
Kay Lallier Grant, Ed.D.                               Emeritus Associate Professor and Dean, College of Education, 2012
Ethel W. Grover, M.Ed.   Emeritus Instructor in Business Education, 1987
Michael Guile, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Psychology and Counseling, 2009
Karen L. Gunter, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Reading, 2004
Rudia Halliburton, Jr., M.A.   Emeritus Associate Professor of History, 1992
Myrna A. Hammons, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of English, 1991
Perry Hanan, M.T.   Emeritus Professor of Speech & Orientation, 1986
Jerry D. Harreld, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Psychology, 1997
E. Gail Harris, Ed.D. .   Emeritus Associate Professor of Education, 2007
V. Lyle Haskins, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of History & Dean, College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2004
Carolyn Hawley, Ed.D.   Emeritus Associate Professor of Psychology & Counseling, 2003
Kendrick C. Hayes, M.Ed.   Emeritus Instructor in Health & Human Performance, 1997
H. L. Helton, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Industry, 1983
Connie Henshaw, M.S.   Emeritus Instructor of English, 2014
Donald E. Herrlein, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Guidance & Counseling, 1988
A. Eugene Hileman, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Business Administration, 2004
Marjorie Holland, Ed.D.   Emeritus Dean, Graduate College and Prof of English, 1985
Juanita S. Holmes, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Management, 1997
Wesley G. Houk, M.S.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of Accounting, 1993
Harry O. House, Jr., O.D.   Emeritus Professor of Optometry, 1999
Daniel Hutchison, M.B.A.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of Information Systems, 2010
Barbara Hutchison, Ph.D.   Emeritus Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling, 2011
Smiley Irelan, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, 1994
Mary Joan Isom, M.F.A   Emeritus Assistant Professor of English, 1993
Vernon Isom, Ed.D   Emeritus Professor of Industry, 1993
Ronald G. Jacob, M.B.A.   Emeritus Instructor of Business, 1999
James E. Jarrell, D.M.E.   Emeritus Professor of Humanities & Music, 1996
Mary Johnson, Ed.D.   Emeritus Associate Professor of Education, 1999
James W. Jones, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Psychology, 1986
James B. King, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Education, 2003
William King, M.S.   Emeritus Instructor of Mathematics, 2014
Gene J. Kozlowski, Jr., Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Information Systems, 2013
David Laney, M.M.E.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of Humanities, 1997
Kent A. Lashley, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Education, 2004
Lowell Lehman, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Music, 1996
Jewell I. Linville-Cress, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Education, 1997
Valgene Littlefield, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Speech, 1988
Tim Dale Livesay, M.Ed.   Instructor in Health & Human Performance, 2000
John C. Lowe, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Political Science, 1988
Judith C. Lowrey, M.Ed.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of Meetings &Destination Management, 1997
Monica J. Macklin, M.S.   Emeritus Instructor of Biology,  2012
Julia Mann, Ed.D.   Professor of Education, 2001
Willis Clem Maples, O.D.   Emeritus Professor of Optometry, 1981
Mitchel Mann, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Psychology, 1987
Jimmy A. Martin, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Education, 1991
Willa Faye Mason, Ed.D   Emeritus Professor of Health & Human Performance, 1992
Major L. McClure, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Education, 1991
Jeanette N. McQuitty, L.S. Spec.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of Library Services, 2004
Robert A. McQuitty, Ph.D   Emeritus Professor of English, 1999
R. Henry Migliore, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Business, 2002
John A. Milbauer, Ph.D.   Emeritus  Professor of Geography, 2012
Alexandria Miller, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Human and Family Sciences, 2011
John O. Moffitt, J.D.   Emeritus Associate Professor of Accounting, 1987
Herbert Monks, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Mathematics, 1988
Johnnye L. Morton, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Reading, 2004
Warren Neil Morton, Ed.D.   Emeritus Dean of Graduate Studies, 1996
Jay B. Munsell, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Education, 2003
Michael W. Murphy, M.A.   Emeritus Instructor in Political Science, 2003
Frances Murtha, M.A.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of Modern Language, 1994
John Edward Myers, M.M.   Emeritus Instructor of Humanities, 2003
Thomas A. Newton, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Education, 2000
Helen Nichols, M.S.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of Business Education, 1983
C. Justin Noble, Ph.D.   Emeritus Associate Professor of Sociology, 1992
George Nolan, Ph.D..   Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, 2005
Mary C. Norwood, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of English, 1988
Alven C. Nunley, Jr., Ed.D.   Emeritus Associate Professor of Mathematics, 1990
Rodney Osborne, Ph.D   Emeritus Professor of Mass Communications, 2012
Keith Osterhout, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, 2004
Glennis V. Parker, M.Ed.   Emeritus Instructor of English, 1997
James P. Pate, Ph.D.   Emeritus Prof of History and Vice President for Academic Affairs, 2005
Jocelyn Payne, Ed.D.   Emeritus Associate Professor of Educational Foundations & Leadership, 2014
Buddy R. Pennington, Ph.D.   Emeritus Associate Professor of Education, 1997
J. Michael Phillips, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Speech Communication, 1988
Constance A. Pogue, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Economics Education, 1993
Dolores Poole, Ph.D.   Emeritus Associate Professor of Social Work, 1991
Sylvanna Prechtl, D. Mus.   Emeritus Associate Professor of Music, 1995
Charles Prigmore, Ed.D.   Emeritus Prof of Education and Academic Vice President, 1988
Lanny Reed, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Physics, 1988
Linda Reese, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Psychology, 2005
William T. Riddle, Ed.D   Emeritus Professor of Special Education, 1987
Gene Roberts, M.S.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of Industry, 2003
Janette K. Rogers, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Education, 2007
R. Michael Rogers, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of History, 1988
Lena Belle Rotton, Ed.D.   Emeritus Associate Professor of Psychology, 1987
Ronald Rounds, O.D.   Emeritus Associate Professor of Optometry, 2004
Donald D. Ruby, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Industry, 2004
Kathryn A. Sanders, Ed.D.   Emeritus Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling, 2011
Keith Sawyer, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Psychology and Counseling, 2003
William J. Schiller, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Psychology and Counseling, 2010
Ronald Schaefer, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Speech/Language Pathology, 2013
Kathleen M. Schmidt, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Art, 1992
Earl P. Schmitt, O.D, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Optometry, 1997
Lallie Scott, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Geography, 2010
Charles Seat, M.A.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of Theatre, 2004
J. T. Sego, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Education and Academic Dean, 1988
J. Michael Sharp, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Political Science, 1987 
Norman Sheff, M.A.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of History, 1988
Victoria J. Sheffler, M.L.S.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of Library Services, 2014
John J. Simms, M.S.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of Geology, 2007
O. Glen Sizemore, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Psychology, 1990
Greta J. Slaton, Ed.D.   Emeritus Associate Professor of Psychology, 1997
Donna D. Smith, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Biology, 2009
Randy J. Snider, M.S.   Emeritus Instructor of Mathematics, 2012
Jack Spears, M.Ed.   Emeritus Instructor of Education, 1996
Jacqueline R. Staiger, M.Ed.   Emeritus Assistant Prof of Family & Consumer Sci, 2004
Mary Stanley, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of English, 2014
Ray A. Stearns, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Accounting, 1997
Irma Lee Stierwalt, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Business Education, 1985
Donald W. Studebaker, D.A.    Emeritus Professor of Music , 2011
B. Marian Swanson, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Psychology, 1986
John Bill Taylor, M.N.S.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of Science, 1985
Robert T. Taylor, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Reading, 2009
James A. Terrell, M.A.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of Art, 2003
Walter J. Thrun, M.B.A.   Emeritus Professor of Industry, 2004
Bruce Tibbetts, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of English, 2005
Ruth E. Tomes, Ph.D.   Emeritus Associate Professor of Early Childhood, 2002
William Tonkin, M.A.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of History, 1985
Ronald L. Toulouse, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Business Education and Management & Information Systems, 1997
George Underhill Jr., Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Business Administration, 1995
Joseph C. Urbon, M.S.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of Sociology, 1986
Gary VanDenbos, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Biology, 2003
Joyce Van Nostrand, Ph.D. C.N.E   Emeritus Professor of Nursing, 2014
Henricus G. VanVeen, O.D.   Emeritus Professor of Optometry, 2004
Charles R. Veith   Assistant Professor of Library Services, 2009
Bill D. Wallace, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Speech, 2014
Willie E. Watson, Jr., Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Education, 2000
Marilyn J. Watt, Ph.D.   Emeritus Associate Professor of Education, 2003
Robert P. Webb, II, Ed.D.   Emeritus Associate Professor of Guidance & Counseling, 1992
Edgar L. Webster, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Sociology, 2003
Roger W. West, Ph.D., O.D   Emeritus Professor of Optometry, 2013
Paul Westbrook, Ph.D   Emeritus Professor of Communication & Theatre  2012
Emmit R. Wheat, E.D.   Emeritus Professor Mathematics, 1978
Louis F. White, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Curriculum & Instruction, 2014
M. Gary Wickham, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Optometry, 1979
Jacqueline Wilcox, Ph.D   Emeritus  Professor of English ,  2011
James Wilhite, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Education, 2008
Earl R. Williams, Ph.D.   Emeritus Prof and Dean of the College of Business & Ind, 1999
James D. Williams, Jr., M.A   Emeritus Assistant Professor of History, 1988
M. Susie Williams, M.S., R.D./L.D.   Emeritus Assistant Professor of Family & Consumer Science, 2000
T. Alton Williams, Ed.D.   Emeritus Prof of Psych and Academic Vice President, 1998
Kenneth M. Willis, M.T.   Emeritus Instructor of Health & Human Performance, 2007
Charles Wilson, M.Ed.   Emeritus Instructor in Health & Human Performance, 2001
Jeannette R. Wilson, Ed.D.   Emeritus Professor of Education, 2003
Patricia Woolever, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Biology, 1998
Lillian D. Young, Ph.D.   Emeritus Professor of Special Education, 2006
Wathene C. Young, M.A.   Emeritus Instructor in Education, 1999
Charles Ziehr, Ph.D   Emeritus Professor of Geography, 2011
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