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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Personnel



Office of the President

Dubroy, Tashni - (2011), President 
B.S., 2002, Shaw University, Chemistry
M.B.A., 2010, Rutgers University, Marketing
Ph.D., 2007, North Carolina Sate University, Chemistry

Harris, Kandace - (2016) - Special Assistant to the President
B.A., Howard University, Print Journalism
M.A. Howard University, Human Communication Studies
Ph.D., Howard University, Mass Communication and Media Studies

Office of Academic Affairs

Dillard, Paulette - (2012) - Vice President for Academic Affairs
B.A., 1972, Barber-Scotia College, Biology
M.S., 1978, Tennessee State University, Biology
M.B.A., 1991, Belmont University, Management
Ph.D., 2010, Clark Atlanta University, Cell and Molecular Biology

 

Dusenbury, Renata H. - (2008), Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., 1978, Johnson C. Smith University, Biology
Ph.D., 1983, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Genetics & Molecular Biology

 

Hamilton, Jody - (2010), Registrar
B.A., 1982, Marshall University, Liberal Arts
M.A., 1983, Indiana University, Speech Communication

Office of Academic Success

Wedderburn, Rishard- (2010), Director of Academic Success
B.S., 2004, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Human Development
M.A., 2005, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Conflict Resolution

 

Miller, Sarah- (2015), Academic Advisor

B.A., 2012, American University, Secondary Education and Law & Society
M.S., 2016, Kansas State University, Academic Advising
 

Halls-Taylor, Lorraina- (2007), Academic Success Specialist
B.A., 2006, Shaw University, Psychology
M.S., 2013, University of Phoenix, Psychology
 

Vacant, Director of the Honors College
 

Academic Support

Dorothy Browne - (2016), Director of Faculty Development, Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., Bennett College, Sociology/Psychology
M.S.W, University of Pittsburgh,  Community Organization/Research
M.P.H, Harvard School of Public Health, Maternal and Child Health
Ph.D., Harvard School of Public Health, Health Services/Maternal & Child Health
 

Laura Mercer-Bourne- (2014) Director, Writing Laboratory/Instructor of English
B.F.A., 2010, Brenau University, Musical Theatre
M.A., 2013, East Carolina University, English
 

Tom Clark- (2005),  Director of Library Services
B.A., 1973, Duke University, English
M.S., 1993, UNC School of Information and Library Science, Library Science
 

Nikesia Rollack- (2007), Director of Experiential Learning and Career Development
B.S., 2001, Elizabeth City State University, Business Administration, Concentrating in Marketing
MBA, 2007, Strayer University, Emphasis in Marketing

Office of Student Affairs

Elliott, Stanley - (2011), Vice President for Student Affairs
B.A., 1991, Elizabeth City State University, Political Science
M.P.A., 1997, North Carolina Central University, Public Administration
Ph.D., 2013, North Carolina State University, Educational Research and Policy Analysis

Powell, Keith (2014), Associate Vice President for Student Affairs
B.A., 1985, St. Augustine’s College, Health and Physical Education
M.A., 1991, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Student Personnel Services
Ph.D., 2003, North Carolina State University, Counseling Education

Baxter, Agnes - (1990), Director of Judicial Services
B.S., 1983, Shaw University, Physical Education

Bullock, Doris- (2016), UNCF Scholarship Liaison
B.A., 1992, Shaw University, Behavioral Science/Sociology
M.B.A., 2004 Strayer University, Business Administration/Management

Carver, Jerelene - (2003), Director of Counseling Center/Disability Services
B.A., 1973, Education & M.A., 1977, Counseling, North Carolina Central University

Carter-Duncan, Jamechya- (2014), RISE Project Coordinator
B.A., 2011, North Carolina Central University, Psychology
M.A., 2015, Liberty University, Human Services and Counseling

Featherstone, Robin S. - (2015), Director of Student Activities, Greek Life and Leasdership
B.A., 1993, North Carolina Wesleyan College, Business Administration
M.A., 1996, North Carolina Central University, Instructional Media
M.S., 2002, North Carolina Central University, Information Science, Database Management

Holley, Juanda - (1995), Executive Assistant for Student Affairs
B.F.A., 1975, East Carolina University, Speech and Theatre
M.Ed., 1977, North Carolina State University, Counseling Education

McCoy, Martin - (2015), Chief of Campus Police and Security
B.S., 1998, Shaw University, Criminal Justice

Mercer, Yolanda - (2016), University Counselor
B.A., 2009, North Carolina State University, Education
M.A., 2012, Capella University, Counseling and Human Behavior
M.Div., 2015, Liberty University, Divinity

Montague, William- (1990) Director of Intramurals, Assistant Student Activities Coordinator|
B.S., 1990, Shaw University, Community Recreation

Rhinehardt, April - (2013), University Chaplain
B.A., 1978, UNC- Charlotte, Psychology
M.A., 1993, North Carolina A&T, Masters in Counseling
M. Div., 2007, Shaw University, Masters of Divinity

Thornton, Bromeley- (1999), Residence Manager
B.A., 1997, Shaw University, Health and Physical Education

Williams, Cleveland- (2001), Residence Manager
B.A., 2003, Shaw University, Business Administration - Management

Office of Strategic Planning, Institutional Research, and Effectiveness

Rachis, Stephanie  - (2011), Director of Strategic Planning, Institutional Research, and Effectiveness
2002, BA Early Childhood Education, UNC-Wilmington
2005, MEd Elementary Education, Campbell University
2014, EdD Educational Leadership, Nova Southeastern University

Johnson, Deremia - (2013), Coordinator of Institutional Assessment
B.A., 1996, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, English
M.S., 2006, Pfeiffer University, Organizational Change & Leadership

Greene, Andrea - (2016), Assessment Coordinator
B.A., 1999, Shaw University, Math Education
M.A., 2008, NC State University, School Administration

Cumberbatch, Brian - (1991), Senior Data Analyst
B.S., 1994, Shaw University, Computer Information Systems

Enrollment Management

Anthony Brooks - (2015), Chief Enrollment Manager
B.A., 1994, North Carolina Central University, Political Science
M.B.A., 2009, Clafin University, Master of Business Administration

Sowell, Stacey - (2009), Director of Admissions and Recruitment
B.A., 2003, Shaw University, English
M.A., 2005, North Carolina A&T State University, English and African American Literature

Warlyn “Kevi” Dixon - (2016) - Director of Financial Aid
B.S.B.A., 2002, East Carolina University, Management Information Systems|
M.Ed., 2013, North Carolina State University, Training and Development

Crossland, Sheryca - (2016), Associate Director of Financial Aid
B.S., 2002,University of Mount Olive, Computer Information Systems
M.S.A., 2007, Central Michigan University, General Administration
M.S., 2014, North Carolina Central University, Information Science

Vacant - Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Athletics

Carter, Alfonza - (1980), Athletic Director
B.S., 1973, Recreation
M.S., 1981, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State
University, Health & Physical Education

Hubbard, Dana - (2016), Director of Athletics Marketing and Advancement
B.A., 2016, Hampton University, Communications

Office of Fiscal Affairs

Webb, Gwendolyn (2012), Vice President for Finance and Administration
B.S., 2007, Shaw University, Business Management w/a concentration in Accounting
M.B.A., 2012, Strayer University, Finance

Jackson, Denecia - (2016) - Director of Student Accounts
B.S., 1999, University of Southern California, Accounting
M.A., 2012, University of Phoenix, Global Management

Jones III, Sir Walter - (2012), Manager of Receiving and Mail Services
B.S., 2011, Mount Olive College, Business Management

Pearsall, Donald - (2016), Procurement, Contracts and Risk Manager
B.A., 1991, North Carolina Central University, Political Science
M.B.A., 2005, Strayer University, Business Management

Streetman, Veronica - (2016), Controller
B.A., 2006, Brenau University, Accounting
M.A., 2010, DeVry University, Accounting and Financial Management
M.B.A., 2012, DeVry University

Office of Human Resources

Wood, Lee - (2015), Director, Human Resources 
B.S., 1984, Auburn University, Aerospace Engineering
M.B.A., 2005, Columbia Southern University, Human Resources Management, SPHR, 2005

Bragg, Cassandra (2011), Human Resources Representative
Associate’s, 1994, Briarcliffe College, Office Technologies

Scarboro, Yateeka - (2015), Human Resources Generalist
B.S., 2001, UNC-Greensboro, Business Administration

Office of Information Technology

Nowak, Peter - (2015), Chief Information Officer

B.S., 1990, Concordia College, Business Administration 
B.A., 1990, Concordia College, Business Education
M.S., 1997, Iona College, Educational Computing

Vacant - Director of Educational Technology/CIS
 

Office of Institutional Advancement

Stanley-Anderson, Clarenda (2015)- Vice President for Institutional Advancement
B.S.B.A., 2001, University of Alabama at Huntsville, Marketing
M.Ed., 2005, Troy University, Concentration in Counseling and Psychology

Bennett-Bellamy, Sonja (2015), Associate VP of Advancement/Director of Development, Divinity School
B.A., 1984, Indiana University, Journalism
M.B.A., 2006, Strayer University

Bryant, Valentino  (2010)- Director of Alumni Relations
B.A., 1999, Shaw University, Business Administration/Management
M.Div., 2013, Shaw University, Divinity

Devins, Penny - (2015), Gifts and Database Manager
B.A., 2011, SUNY Canton, Business Administration/Management
M.A., 1991, North Carolina Central University, Educational Media & Technology

Saddler, Reneé (2012), Digital Media Manager
B.A., 1995, North Carolina Central University, Public Administration/Political Science
M.P.A., 2001, North Carolina Central University, Public Administration

Wolf, Matt (2015), Athletics, Development Officer
B.S., 1989, Temple University, Health and Physical Education

 

WSHA

Gye’Nyame, Nicole (2012), Interim WSHA General Manager
M.A., 1995, Bowling Green State University, Interpersonal Communication
B.A. 1994, Bethune-Cookman University, Speech Communication

Abdul-Muhaimin, Khalil, R. (1983), Assistant General Manager WSHA 88.9FM
B.A., Radio TV & Film 1981, Shaw University
M.A., Media Technology 1992, North Carolina Central University

Vacant, Director of Membership, WSHA

Vacant, WSHA Underwriter

Office of Grants Management and Sponsored Programs

Daugherty, Jared (2016) - Director of Grants
B.A., Dartmouth College, Asian Studies
M.A., Duke University, Security, Peace and Conflict
Ph.D., Duke University, Security, Peace and Conflict
 

Taylor, Cynthia (2015) - Pre/Post Awards Specialist
B.S., 1990, Shaw University, Speech Pathology and Audiology
M.Ed., 2009, North Carolina Central University, Communication Disorders

Faculty

Division of Health and Human Sciences 

Raynor, Vanessa - (2010), Division Head and Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Speech Pathology and Audiology
B.S., 1999, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Communication Sciences & Disorders
M.Ed., 2001, North Carolina Central University, Communication Disorders
SLP.D., 2008, Nova Southeastern University, Speech Pathology

Crump, Latoria - (2007), Instructor of Exercise Science and Physical Education
B.S., 2004, Shaw University, Recreation
M.S., 2007, Chicago State University, Physical Education
Ed.D., 2016, Northcentral University, Athletic Administration

Marriott, Timothy - (1997), Instructor of Recreation and Pre-Athletic Training
B.A., 1976, Fayetteville State University, Sociology
M.S., 1994, North Carolina Central University, Physical Education

Palmer, Joseph - (1988), Instructor of Adapted Physical Education, Kinesiotherapy and Pre-Athletic Training
B.S., 1974, Livingstone College, Physical Education & Health
M.S., 1985, United States Sports Academy, Sports Medicine

Sanders, Bobby - (1978), Instructor of Recreation
B.S., 1970, Shaw University, Physical Education
M.S., 1977, North Carolina Central University, Physical Education

Suau, Luis - (2010), Assistant Professor of Recreation 
B.A., 1995, InterAmerican University (San German, PR)
M. Forest Resources & Conversation, 2002, Tree Physiology & Reforestation
Ph.D., 2009, University of Florida, Natural Resource Recreation

Wedderburn, Anthoni - (2004), Assistant Professor of Pre-Athletic Training
B.S., 2002, Hunter College, Physical Education
M.S., 2004, Long Island University, Advanced Athletic Training & Sports Sciences

Division of Business and Professional Studies

Kalu, Mma Aura - (1983), Division Head and Associate Professor of Public Administration
B.S., 1978, Lakeland College, Healthcare & Business Administration
M.A., 1980, University of Akron, Public Administration
Ph.D., 1983, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Public Administration

Beckwith, Levi - (2001), Assistant Professor of Accounting
B.A., 1974, North Carolina State University, Economics
M.B.A., 1982, Duke University, Accounting
M.S., 2004, Strayer University, Accounting

Bugg, Bernard F. - (1988), Assistant Professor of Accounting
1976, B.S., Morehouse College, Accounting
M.B.A., 1982, Duke University, Accounting
M.S., 2004, Strayer University, Accounting

Okoye, Edwin - (1993), Instructor of Business Administration
B.S., 1985, Shaw University, Accounting
M.B.A., 1998, Campbell University, Business Administration
D.B.A., 2008, Argosy University, Business Administration

Onuorah, Nnamdi - (2009), Assistant Professor of Business Management
B.S., 1982, Shaw University, Accounting & Business
M.B.A., 1985, Western Carolina University, Business Management
D.B.A., 2008, Argosy University, Business Management

Division of Science and Technology

Abid, Bader - (2016), Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., 1974, Karachi University, Chemistry/Math/Physics
M.S., 1983, NC State University, Nuclear Engineering/Math
Ph.D., 1991, NC State University, Chemistry/Electrical Engineering

Agosto-Padilla, William (2015), Assistant Professor, Computer Information Science
B.A., University of Maryland, Experimental/Biopsychology
M.S., Johns Hopkins University, Telecommunications and Information Systems
Ph.D., 2016, Towson University, Computer and Information Sciences

Allen, Angela - (2016), Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.A., 1998, Albany State University, Chemistry
Ph.D., 2004. NC State University, Analytical Chemistry

Attiogbe, Cyril - (2004), Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., 1986, Saint Augustine’s College, Mathematics
M.S., 1988, North Carolina Central University, Mathematics
M.S., 2003, North Carolina State University, Mathematics
Ph.D., 2004 North Carolina State University, Mathematics

Butler, Eric - (2012), Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., 2005, Juanita College, Ecology
Ph.D., 2005, North Carolina State University, Ecology

Clark III, Beverly - (2013), Associate Professor of Physics
B.S., 1999, Emory & Henry College, Physics
M.S., 2003, North Carolina State University, Physics
Ph.D., 2009, North Carolina State University, Physics

Hama, Amadou - (2016), Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., 1992, University of Jos, Nigeria, Mathematics
M.S., 2004, Louisiana State University, Mathematics
Ph.D., 2016, Delaware State University, Mathematics

Moore, John - (2015), Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., 1981, University of Virginia, Biology
Ph.D., 1985, University of Minnesota, Biology

Nebolisa, Anozie - (2002), Associate Professor of Computer Science
B.B.A., 1978, University of Central Arkansas, Business Administration
M.S., 1980, Texas A&M University, Computer Science
Ph.D., 2007, Capella University, Higher Education

Nkemzi, Daniel - (2016), Assistant Professor, Mathematics
B.S., 1985, University of Salford, Engineering
M.S., 1988, Cranfield University, Applied Mathematics
Ph.D., 1991, University of Nottingham, Applied Mathematics

Raiford, Kimberly - (2012), Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., 1999, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Biology
Ph.D., 2008, North Carolina State University, Functional Genomics

Ramcharan, Harold - (2002), Assistant Professor of Computer, Information Systems and Program Coordinator of Computer Information Systems
B.S., 1996, CUNY-Staten Island, Electrical/Mechanical Engineering
M.S., 2000, CUNY- Staten Island, Computer Science
Ph.D., 2006, Capella University, Organization and Management, Information Technology Management

Reed, Vonda - (2008), Assistant Professor of Biology and Program Coordinator of Biology
B.S., 1998, North Carolina State University, Zoology
M.S., 1991, North Carolina Central University, Biology
Ed.D., 2004, Fayetteville State University, Educational Leadership

Tesch, Deanna - (2016), Assistant Professor, Chemistry
B.S., 2011, NC State University, Chemistry
Ph.D., 2016, NC State University, Biophysical Chemistry

Williams, Lloyd - (2012), Associate Professor of Computer Science and Department Chair of Computer Information Systems
B.S., 1997, Vanderbilt University, Philosophy
M.S., 2006, North Carolina State University, Computer Science
Ph.D., 2009, North Carolina State University, Computer Science

 

Division of Education and Social Work

Moten-Tolson, Paula - (2005), Division Head, Education and Social Work
B.A., 1971, University of Missouri, Sociology
M.S.W., 1973, Saint Louis University, Social Work
Ed.D., 1994, Nova University, Early ChildhoodDixon, Freida - (2014), Director, CDC
B.A., 2001, Shaw University, Liberal Studies
M.S., 2005, North Carolina Central University, Elementary Education

Bailey, Mary- (2015), Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.S.W., 2010, Shaw University 
M.S.W., 2011 North Carolina State University 

Bryant, Kimberly-  Assistant Professor of Elementary Education/Coordinator of Certification-Only Education Program
B.S., 2010, Winston-Salem State University, Elementary Education
M.Ed., 2012, Liberty University, Ed Tech & Online Instruction
Ed.S., 2013, Liberty University, Curriculum & Instruction/ Reading

Denning, Pamela F. - (2004), Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.S.W., 1982, North Carolina State University, Social Work
M.S.W., 1993, East Carolina State University, Social Work
Ph.D., 2004, Capella University, Family Studies

Dixon, Freida - (2014), Director, CDC
B.A., 2001, Shaw University, Liberal Studies
M.S., 2005, North Carolina Central University, Elementary Education

Eason, Twayla - (2012), Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.S.W., 2003, East Carolina University
M.S.W., 2006, East Carolina University

Hopkins, Amanda - (2012), Program Coordinator-Elementary Education/Assistant Professor
B.A., 1995, Indiana University, Geological Science
M.S., 2002, Purdue University, Curriculum & Instruction
Ph.D., 2007, Purdue University, Curriculum & Instruction

Holsey-Hyman, Monique - (2006), Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.S., 1986, Binghamton University, Social Science
M.S.W., 1999, Columbia University, Social Work
Ed.D., 2015, Walden University

Linton, Juanita - (2006), Graduate Program Coordinator and Assistant
Professor - Birth through Kindergarten
B.A., 1995, Shaw University, Liberal Studies
M.S. 2006, Shaw University, Curriculum & Instruction
Ed.D., 2013, Argosy University, Instructional Leadership (Higher Education)

Little, Bobbie - (2011), Coordinator Field Placement
B.S., 1984, Pembroke State University, Education
M.A. Ed., 1985, Pembroke State University, Education
Ed.D 2004, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, Educational Leadership

Liverman, Betty - (2015), Assessment Coordinator / Assistant Professor of Elementary Education
B.S., 1987, East Carolina University, Communications
M.S., 2006, Elon University, Elementary Education

McNeil, MaNina - (2007), Assistant Professor of Social Work 
B.S.W., 2003, Meredith College, Social Work
M.S.W., 2004, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Social Work

Williams, Melissa - (2016), Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education
B.S., 2008, University of Mount Olive, Early Childhood Education
M.A., 2009, University of  Phoenix, Curriculum and Instruction

Wilson, Lucy - (2003), Assistant Professor of Education, and Coordinator of CDA
B.A., 1980, Saint Augustine’s College, Sociology
M.A. 2003, Lesley University, Curriculum & Teaching
Ed.D. 2014, Argosy University, Instructional Leadership

Division of Communications, Humanities and Arts

Mitchell, Cassandra - (2013), Associate Professor of Mass Communications  
B.A., 1990, University of South Carolina, English
M.A. 1991, University of South Carolina, Journalism
Ph.D. 2008, University of South Carolina, Journalism and Mass Comm/Public Relations concentration

Baloubi, Desire - (2001), Professor of English 
M.A, 1980, National University of Benin, English-Spanish
M.A. 1990, Applied Linguistics, University of Durham, England
M.S., 1999, Ball State University, Information & Communication Sciences
Ph.D., 2000, Ball State University, English

Bowers, Detine - (2013), Assistant Professor, Speech Communications
B.A., 1979, Virginia State College, English
M.A. 1983, Colorado State University, Speech and Theatre Arts
Ph.D. 1992, Purdue University, Communication

Branson, Mark - (2016), Assistant Professor of English
B.A., 1975, Lenoir Rhyne College, English
M.A., 1979, UNC Greensboro, English Literature & Language
Ph.D., 1988, UNC Greensboro, English Rhetoric and Composition

Brown, Charles - (1983), Assistant Professor of Music
B.A., 1974, Shaw University, Music Education
M.A., 1975, North Carolina Central University, Music Education & Administration

Cornwall, Lonieta T. - (1984), Associate Professor of Music
B.M., 1966, Manhattan School of Music, Music Theory/Composition & Music Education
M.M., 1966, Manhattan School of Music, Music Theory/Composition & Music Education
S.M.M., 1973, Union Theological Seminary, Vocal/Choral
Ed. D., 2006, Teacher’s College Columbia University, Music & Music Education

Hatcher, George E. - (1971), Assistant Professor of Music and Department Chair of Visual and Performing Arts
B.A., 1970, North Carolina Central University, Music
M.A., 1971, North Carolina Central University, Music

Hunnicutt, Bradley - (2000), Assistant Professor of Music
B.M., 1982, Ouachita Baptist University, Piano Performance
M.M., 1984, University of Oklahoma, Piano Performance & Pedagogy
Ph.D., 2000, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Music Theory

Justice, Derrick - (1993), Instructor of English
B.A., 1986, Virginia Commonwealth University, English
M.S., 1993, North Carolina State University, Technical Communication
M.Div., 2007, Duke University, Divinity
D.Min., 2013, United Theological Seminary, Theology

Kelly, Shirley W. , (2016) - Assistant Professor, Video Production
B.A., 1982, Benedict College, Journalism
M.M.A, 1995, University of Southern California, Media Arts

McRavion, Faye - (2016), Instructor of English
B.A., 2000, High Point University, English Literature
M.A., 2008, NC A&T State University, English & African American Literature

Morgan, Jason - (2015), Instructor of English
B.A., 1996, Brigham Young University, Communications
M.F.A., 2014, National University, Creative Writing

Mundia, Wilberforce - (1996), Professor of Religion and Philosophy
B.A., Oak Hill College (London), Religion
M.A./M.T.S. 1984, Trinity Lutheran Seminary, Theology,
Th.D., 1995, Boston University, Philosophy/Theology

Negrea, Irina - (2010), Assistant Professor of English
B.A., 1994, Babes-Bolyai University (Romania), English
M.A., 1997, Kutztown University, English
Ph.D., 2005, Lehigh University, English

Nwosu, Patricia - (1990), Assistant Professor of English
B.A., 1967, Saint Augustine’s College, English & French
M.A., 1975, North Carolina Central University, English

Oparaocha, Josephine - (2002), Assistant Professor of Mass Communications
B.S., 1984, West Virginia State College, Mass Communication
M.A. 1986, Morehead State University, Communication

Richards, Jeffrey - (1998), Associate Professor of Religion and Ethics
B.A., 1974, Pfeiffer University, History
Th.M., 1978, Dallas Seminary, Theology
M.Phil. 1983, Drew University, Theological Studies
Ph.D., 1985, Drew University, Philosophical Theology

Riss, Melissa - (2014), Instructor of English
B.A., 2010, Texas A & M University Corpus Christi, English
M.A., 2012, Texas A & M University Corpus Christi, English

Tejan-Cole, Ahmed - (1987), Instructor of History
B.S., 1976, Shaw University, History
M.A., 1981, North Carolina Central University, History

Wadelington, Flora - (2005), Assistant Professor of History
B.A., 1978, North Carolina Central University, History
M.A., 1980, North Carolina Central University, History

Wilson, Paul - (1991), Professor of Religion Philosophy and High Point CAPE Site Coordinator
B.S. 1977, Johnson Bible College, Bible & Missions
M.Div., 1984, Emmanuel School of Religion, New Testament
Ph.D., 1989, University of Tennessee, Philosophy

Division of General Education and First Year Programs

Kirkley, James F - (1993), Associate Professor of Religion and Ethics and Department Chair of Religion and Philosophy and Program Coordinator of Religion and Philosophy
B.S., 1973, Bucknell University, Business Administration
M.Div., 1977, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Ph.D., 1989, Duke University, Christian Theology & Ethics

Jana Washington - (2015), Director of First Year Programs
B.A., 2009, Shaw University, Liberal Studies (English and Sociology)
M.A., 2014, NC State University, Liberal Studies (English and Sociology)

Division of Social Sciences

Graham, Cynthia - (2002), Interim Division Head and Instructor of Criminal Justice
A.A., 1994, Wake Technical Community College, Technical Special Studies
B.S., 2001, Shaw University, Criminal Justice
M.S., 2002, Troy State University, Criminal Justice

Bowman, Luisa - (2016), Assistant Professor, Political Science
B.S., 1986, Lee University, Accounting
M.S., 1993, University of Tennessee, Foreign Language Education
Ph.D., 2001, Clarke Atlanta University, Political Science

Dabney, Michelle - (2016), Instrucor, Psychology
B.A., Cleveland State University, Psychology
M.A., Cleveland State University, Psychology

Palmer, Shelby - (2003), Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., 1999, Pitzer College, Psychology
M.A., 2003, Alliant International University, M. Organizational Behavior
Ph.D., 2003, Alliant International University, Forensic Psychology

Rogers, Dennis - (2016), Assistant Professor of Political Science
B.A., 1991, NC State University, Communications
M.A., 2003, Howard University, Political Science
Ph.D., 2008, Howard University, Political Science

Sharif, Idris - (2016), Associate Professor, Sociology
B.S., 1981, Central Missouri State, Sociology
M.A., 1982, Central Missouri State, Sociology
Ph.D., 1990, Howard University, Sociology

Wakeford, Yvonne - (2016) - Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S., 2000, Boston University, Psychology
M.S., 2002, Tufts University, Experimental Psychology
Ph.D., 2006, Tufts University, Experimental Cognitive Psychology

Yarborough, Felicia - (2009), Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Program Coordinator of Criminal Justice Concentration
B.S., 1997, North Carolina Central University, Criminal Justice
M.A., 2000, University of Missouri - St. Louis, Criminology & Criminal Justice

Centers for Alternative Programs in Education (CAPE)

West, Michael- (2016) - Executive Director of CAPE
A.A., 2003, University of Alaska, General Studies

B.A., 2005, Ottawa University, Human Services
M.B.A., 2008, Loyola University Chicago
M.S.Ed, 2011, University of Pennsylvania, Higher Education Management
Ed.D, 2015, University of Georgia, Higher Education Administration

Dick, Marissa - (2015), Kannapolis CAPE Coordinator
B.A., 1997, Shaw University, Business Administration
M.S., 2004, NC A&T State University, Adult Education
Ph.D., 2012, UNC Greensboro, Educational Studies and Cultural Foundations

Eason, Twayla - (2012), Acting Coordinator Rocky Mount/Greenville CAPE, Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.S.W., 2003, East Carolina University
M.S.W., 2006, East Carolina University

Ellis, Theressa - (2010), Interim Fayetteville CAPE Site Coordinator
B. S., 2002, Fayetteville State University, Business Administration
M. S., 2007, DeVry University, Information Systems Management

Vacant, Coordinator for Durham CAPE

Rice, Amanda - (2010), Wilmington CAPE Site Coordinator
B.S., 2002, Shaw University, Business Administration
B.A., 2006, Shaw University, Sociology/Psychology
M.A., 2005, Webster University, Computer Research/Information Management

Wilson, Paul - (1991), Associate Professor of Religion Philosophy and High Point CAPE Site Coordinator
B.S. 1977, Johnson Bible College, Bible & Missions
M.Div., 1984, Emmanuel School of Religion, New Testament
Ph.D., 1989, University of Tennessee, Philosophy