Jun 22, 2021  
2020-21 NSU Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-21 NSU Graduate Catalog

Personnel


  Personnel


 

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education

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Mr. Jay Helm, Member   Tulsa
Mr. Jeffrey W. Hickman, Secretary   Fairview
Ms. Anne Holloway, Vice Chair   Ardmore
Andrew W. “Andy” Lester, Assistant Secretary   Edmond
Mr. Joseph L. Parker, Chair   Tulsa
Gen. Toney Stricklin, Member   Lawton
Mr. Mike C. Turpin, Assistant Secretary   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, Chair   Chickasha
Mr. Jeffrey T. Dunn, Position 2, Vice Chair   Tulsa
Mr. Lake Carpenter, Position 3, Member   Leedey
Mr. Gary Parker, Position 4, Member   Muskogee
Ms. Connie Reilly, Position 5, Secretary   Okemah
Ms. Jane McDermott, Position 6, Member   Woodward
Ms. Amy Ford , Position 7, Member   Durant
Mr. Eric Fisher, Position 8, Member   Oklahoma City
Ms. Joy Hofmeister, Position 9, State Superintendent, Member   Tulsa
Dr. Sheridan McCaffree, Executive Director   Oklahoma City

 

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, 2008-2011
Martin Tadlock, 2011 (Interim President)
Steven Turner, 2011-Present

 

Officers of the University

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Steven 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 Business and Finance
Dan Mabery, M.B.A.   Vice President for Public Relations and Marketing

University Administration

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Chris Adney,   Director of Auxiliary Services
Vanessa Anton, Ph.D.   Dean, College of Education
Jon Asbill, B.S.   Assistant Vice President for Facilities, Grounds, & Construction
Sara Barnett, M.S.   Director, Center for Tribal Studies
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
Julia Carlo   Executive Director, University Advising
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
Roger Collier, Ph.D.    Interim Executive Director of International Studies
Tony Duckworth, M.S.   Director of Athletics
Pamela K. Fly, Ph.D.   Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Peggy Glenn, J.D.   Director of Development
Robert Hails, M.Ed.   Executive Director, eCampus
Pamela Hathorn, Ph.D.   Dean, College of Science and Health Professions
Daniel Johnson, M.B.A.   Director, Alumni Relations
Michael Jones, Ph.D.   Executive Director, University Libraries
Cari Keller, J.D.   Dean, Graduate Studies
Janet Kelley, M.S.   Registrar
Kelly Jo Larson, Ph.D.   Assistant Vice President for Enrollment, Student Affairs
Jean Logue, B.B.A.   Director, Human Resources
Doug Penisten, O.D., Ph.D.   Dean, College of Optometry
Julie Sawyer, Ph.D.   Executive Director, Institutional Effectiveness
Sheila Self, Ph.D.   Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs
Sophia Sweeney, Ph.D.   Interim Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
Kimberly Williams, Ed.D.   Dean, NSU Muskogee Campus
Roy Wood, Ph.D.   Dean, NSU Broken Arrow Campus

 

GRADUATE COUNCIL

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Dr. Erica Argyropoulos, Chair Library Services
Dr. Alesha Baker Library Media and Information Technology
Mr. Troy Bender Physician Assistant Studies
Dr. Christopher M. Burba Natural Sciences
Dr. Renee Cambiano Intructional Leadership
Dr. Mike Chanslor American Studies
Dr. Maria Christian Higher Education Leadership
Dr. Pamela Christol Science Education
Ms. Sydney Dorrough Occupational Therapy
​Dr. Anita Ede Early Childhood Education
Dr. Sandra D. Edwards MPA/Professional MBA 
Dr. Heather Fenton Nursing
Dr. Brett Fitzgerald Criminal Justice
Dr. Gary R. Freeman Accounting & Financial Analysis
Ms. Jarilyn Haney Special Education/Autism Spectrum Disorder
Dr. Elizabeth Keller-Dupree Counseling
Dr. MooSong Kim Health & Kinesiology
Ms. Brooke Klintworth Speech Language Pathology
Dr. Christopher R. Malone English
Dr. Ingrid Massey Reading
Dr. Martha Y. Parrott Mathematics Education
Dr. Paula Schornick School Administration
Dr. Hsin-I “Sydney” Yueh Communication Arts
Ms. Ashley Carter Graduate Student Representative
Ms. Billy Jo Gordon Graduate Student Representative
Mr. Joshua McCollum Graduate Program Coordinator
Ms. Lydia Winford Graduate Program Coordinator
Dr. Cari Keller, ex officio Dean, Graduate College

  

GRADUATE FACULTY, 2019-20

Graduate faculty consists of those who have met the criteria for a regular or temporary appointment as stated in the Policy for Appointment to Graduate Faculty.  This policy is on file in the Graduate College.

Year of employment at NSU indicated in parentheses ( )

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Dragos Albinescue, 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
Deborah Al-Rawi, M.S. (2017)
  Assistant Director, Speech Pathology Clinic / Instructor
  B.S. Oklahoma State University, M.S. University of Tulsa
Iain Anderson, Ph.D. (2016)
  Chair, Department of History / Professor of History
  B.A., Loughborough University; M.A., University of Evansville; Ph.D., Indiana University
Marcus Anderson, M.Ed. (2019)
  Director, Speech Pathology Clinic / Instructor
  B.A.Ed, M.Ed. Northeastern State University
Samuel Asante, Ph.D. (2015)
  Assistant Professor of Social Work
  M.S. Northeastern State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
Eun Jun Bang, Ph.D. (2009)
  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, O.T.D. (2016)
  Field Coordinator / Clinical Assistant Professor in Occupational Therapy
  B.A. Southeastern Oklahoma State University; M.O.T., O.T.D. Texas Woman’s University
Jody L. Buckholtz, Ph.D. (2004)
  Associate Professor of Chemistry
  B.S., University of Central Arkansas; M.S., Ph.D., University of Arkansas
Christopher M. Burba, Ph.D. (2006)
  Associate Professor of Chemistry
  B.S., Northeastern State University; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Steven Byers, Ph.D. (2010)
  Assistant Professor of Psychology and Counseling
  B.S., University of Tulsa; M.A., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor; Ph.D., University of Colorado-Boulder
Renee Cambiano, Ed.D. (2000)
  Professor of Educational Foundations and Leadership
  B.S., Northeastern State University; M.S., University of Memphis; Ed.D., University of Arkansas
Ron Cambiano, Ed.D. (1989)
  Assistant Professor of Educational Foundations & Leadership
  B.S., M.A., University of Tulsa; Ed.D., University of New Mexico.
Karen Carey, Ed.D. (2000)
  Honors Program Director / Professor of Educational Leadership
  B.S.Ed., M.Ed., Northeastern State University; Ed.D., University of Arkansas
Kelli Carney, Ph.D. (2012)
  Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
  B.S., M.Ed., Northeastern State University, Ph.D. Oklahoma State University
Richard E. Castillo, D.O., O.D. (1999)
  Clinical Associate Professor of Optometry
  D.O., Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine; O.D., Northeastern State University.
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
Roger Collier, Ph.D. (2000)
  Professor of Finance
  B.A., M.B.A., University of Arkansas; Ph.D., Okklahoma State University
Paul Cooper, (2009) Ph.D.
  Assistant Professor of Psychology and Counseling
  B.A., Langston University; M.S., Northeastern State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
Carolyn S. Cox, M.S.W. (2006)
  Instructor of Social Work
  B.S.W., Northeastern State University; M.S.W., University of Oklahoma
Dilene Crockett, Ph.D. (2004)
  Department Chair / Professor of Management
  B.S., University of Tulsa; M.B.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D. University of Texas at Arlington
Sapna Das-Bradoo, Ph.D. (2011)
  Associate Professor of Biology
  B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Delhi
John De Banzie, Ph.D. (1986)
  Professor of Biology
  B.S., University of Glasgow; Ph.D., University of Edinburgh
Sydney Dorrough, M.O.T. (2013)
  Instructor of Occupational Therapy
  M.O.T., University of Oklahoma
Anita Ede, (2006), Ph.D.
  Associate Professor of Curriculum & Instruction
  B.S., University of Miami; M.Ed., Northeastern State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
Jennifer L. Edwards, Ph.D. (2003)
  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
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
J. Suzanne Farmer, Ph.D. (2011)
  Associate Professor of History
  B.A., University of Arkansas; M.A., Western Illinois University; Ph.D. 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; EdD., Oklahoma State University
Brett Fitzgerald, Ph.D. (2010)
  Associate 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 Tennessee State University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Luke B. Foster, (1997) Ph.D.
  Assistant Professor in Mathematics
  B.S., Northeastern State University; M.S., Ph.D. Oklahoma State University
Gary R. Freeman, (2004) Ph.D.
  Associate Professor of Accounting
  B.A., University of West Florida; M.S.M., Florida International University; Ph.D., Georgia State University
O. Susan Frusher, (1986) Ph.D.
  Professor of Education
  B.S., M.Ed., Northeastern State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University.
Christopher Garland, M.S.W. (2006)
  Instructor of Social Work
  B.A., Northeastern State University; M.S.W., University of Oklahoma
Dee Ann Gerlach, M.Ed. (2000)
  Assistant Professor of Health and Kinesiology
  B.S., M.Ed., University of Central Oklahoma
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
Nathan S. Green, Ph.D. (2016)
  Assistant Professor of Chemistry
  B.S., University of Arkansas; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Steven Grissom, (2012) Ph.D.
  Instructor of Psychology and Counseling
  B.S., Missouri Southern State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
Toni Hail, M.S.W. (2008)
  Instructor of Social Work
  B.S.W. Northeastern State University; M.S.W. University of Oklahoma
James Hall, (2007) J.D.
  Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Homeland Security
   B.A., Oklahoma State University; J.D., University of Oklahoma
Justin Halpern, (1988) Ph.D.
  Professor of Accounting
  B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., Iowa State; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford
Jarilyn W. Haney, M.Ed., (2016)
  Instructor of Special Education
  B.S. Ed., M.Ed., Northeastern State University
Tiffany Hardbarger, Ph.D. (2015)
  Assistant Professor of American Indian Studies  
  B.B.A., Northeastern State University; M.A., University of Oklahoma; Ph.D., Arizona State University
Richard E. Hasenauer, Ph.D., (2015)
  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
Raymond Hasselman, J.D. (2010)
  Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies
  B.A., Sacred Heart University; J.D., University of Tulsa Law School
Janaki K. Iyer, Ph.D. (2017)
  Assistant Professor of Biology
  B.S. University of Mumbai; M.S., Indian Institute of Technology; Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook
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
Halil Kaya, Ph.D. (2013)
  Associate Professor of Finance
  B.S., Middle East Technical University; M.B.A., University of South Carolina - Columbia; Ph.D., Texas Tech
Cari Keller, J.D. (1994)
  Dean of the Graduate College / Executive Director of Planning and Assessment / Professor of Criminal Justice
  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
MooSong Kim, Ph.D. (2016)
  Assistant Professor of Health & Kinesiology
  B.E., Chonnam National University; M.H.M.S., Incheon National University; M.P.H., Ph.D., Oregon State University
Farina King, Ph.D. (2016)
  Assistant Professor of History
  B.A., Brigham Young University; M.A., University of Wisconsin - Madison; Ph.D., Arizona State University
Johnny Mark Kirk, Ph.D. (2015)
  Assistant Professor of Psychology & Counseling
  B.S., Rogers State University; M.H.R., University of Oklahoma; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
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
Julia Kwok, Ph.D. (2005)
  Professor of Finance
  B.S., M.S., West Virginia University; Ph.D. Virginia Tech
Nicole V. Lasky, Ph.D. (2016)
  Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
  B.A., Smith College; M.A. University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
Kimberli Lee,  Ph.D. (2010)
  Associate Professor of English
  M.A., Tarleton State University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska
Christopher R. Malone, Ph.D. (2001)
  Professor of English
  B.A., University of Tulsa; M.A., Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Ingrid Massey, Ed.D. (2009)
  Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
  B.S.Ed., Northeastern State University; M.S.Ed., Ed.D. Oklahoma State University
Justin McBride, Ph.D. (2015)
  Assistant Professor English
  B.A., University of Oklahoma; M.A., Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
John McIntosh, Ph.D. (2016)
  Assistant Professor of Geography
  B.S., California State University - Chico; M.A., California State University - East Bay; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Daniel McNeill, Ph.D. (2018)
  Clinical Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
  B.H.S., Wichita State University; B.S., North Carolina State University; Ph.D., East Carolina State University
Wendi Middleton, Ph.D. (2019)
  Assistant Professor of Public Health
  B.S. Quincy University; M.S., University of Nebraska-Kearney; Ph.D. southern Illinois University Carbondale
Judy Moody, Ph.D. (2003)
  Assistant 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)
  Professor of Psychology and Counseling
  B.A.T., Sam Houston State University; M.Ed., Angelo State University; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University
Christopher Murphy, M.F.A. (2010)
  Assistant Professor of English
  B.A., Brown University; M.F.A., University of Arkansas
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)
  Assistant Professor of Optometry
  B.S., Oklahoma State University; O.D., Northeastern State University.
Kenny A. Paris, Ph.D. (1996)
  Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling
  B.A., M.S., East Central University; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma.
Martha Y. Parrott, Ed.D. (2002)
  Associate Professor of Mathematics
  B.S.E., Oklahoma Christian University; M.Ed., University of Houston; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University
Mark A. Paulissen, Ph.D. (2006)
  Professor of Biology
  B.S., M.S., University of Arkansas; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Lori Peterson, Ph.D. (2019)
  Assistant Professor of Management
  B.A., University of Denver; M.B.A., University of Dallas; Ph.D., Texas Tech University
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
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
Janette Quarles, Dr.P.H. (2019)
  Assistant Professor of Speech Language Pathology
  B.S.Ed., M.A., University of Tulsa; M.P.H., Dr. P.H. University of Oklahoma
Sarah Ramsey, (2012) M. Ed.
  Assistant Professor of Curriculum & Instruction
  B.S., Oral Roberts University; M.Ed., Northeastern State University
Christy Reed, Ph.D. (2018)
  Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education
  B.S. Newman University, M.S. Ed Fort Hays State University, Ph.D. Texas Tech 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
Christina Rothermal Branham, Ph.D. (2012)
  Associate Professor of Psychology
  B.A., University of Texas; M.S., Texas Wesleyan University; Ph. D., Texas Women’s University
Stephan E. Sargent, Ed.D. (2004)
  Professor of Reading/Literacy Education
  B.S., Oklahoma State University; M.A., The 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, (2008) Ph.D.
  Associate Professor of Educational Foundations and Leadership
  B.S.Ed., Northeastern State University; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Kathlyn Shahan, Ph.D. (1995)
  Associate Professor of Social Work
  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
  B.A., Colby College; M.S., Shippensburg University; 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
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
Irina Strout, Ph.D. (2015)
  Assistant Professor of English
  Ph.D., University of Tulsa
Candessa Tehee, Ph.D. (2016)
  Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages
  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
Sarah Turner McGowen, Ph.D. (2015)
  Assistant Professor of Communications
  M.A., Northeastern State University; Ph.D., University of Missouri
Cheryl Van Den Handel,  Ph.D. (2010)
  Assistant Professor of Political Science  
  A.A., College of Marin; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University  
Jaymie VanMeter, M.A. (2018)
  Assistant Professor of Psychology
  B.A., M.A., Northeastern State University
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
Ricky D. Wallace, D.SC. (2017)
  Assistant Professor of Health Care Administration
  B.S., Middle Tennessee State University; M.A., Ball State University; D.Sc., University of Alabama
Elizabeth Waring, Ph.D. (2019)
  Assistant Professor of Biology
  B.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; M.S., Fort Hays State University; Ph.D., Texas Tech University
Mary Waters Bilbo, Ed.D. (2012)
  Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling
  B.A., Rutgers University; M.A., Rider University; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University
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
Michael R. Wilds, J.D. (1996)
  Professor of Criminal Justice
  B.A., University of Oklahoma; M.S., J.D., Oklahoma City University
Lauren Wright, Ph.D. (2017)
  Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
  B.A., M.A., Ohio University; Ph.D., University of Central Florida
Min-Chi Yan, Ph.D. (2015)
  Assistant Professor of Curriculum & Instruction
  B.A., Soochow University; M.A., University of Missouri - Kansas City; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
Hsin-I Sydney Yueh, Ph.D (2012) 
  Associate Professor of Communications
  B.A. National Taiwan University, M.A., University of Pittsburg, Ph.D., University of Iowa
Richard Zamor, Ph.D. (2019)
  Assistant Professor of Biology
  B.S., University of Oklahoma; M.S., University of Georgia; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
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
Kendra Zoellner, Ph.D. (2007)
  Assistant Professor of Social Work
  B.S.W., Northeastern State University; M.S.W., Ph.D., University of Kansas