Nov 27, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Personnel



Office of the President

Dillard, Paulette - (2012) - President 
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
 

Office of Academic Affairs

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

Baccous, Alesheia - (2018) - Director, Digital Teaching and Learning

Ph.D., 2018, Trevecca Nazarene University, Leadership and Professional Practice
M.S., 2015, Walden University, Instructional Design and Technology
B.A., 2010, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Professional English

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

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

Hedgepeth, Amy - (2020) - Director, Experiential Learning and Career Development
MA, 2016, Webster University, Management and Leadership in Management
B.S., 2012, East Carolina University, Family Consumer Services in Family and Consumer Studies

Raynor, Vanessa - (2010) - Dean - Academic Support
B.S., 1999, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Communication Sciences & Disorders
M.Ed., 2001, North Carolina Central University, Communication Disorder
SLP.D., 2008, Nova Southeastern University, Speech Pathology

Reed, Vonda (2008), Director of Faculty Development, Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., 1988, North Carolina State University, Zoology
M.S., 1991, North Carolina Central University, Biology
Ed.D., 2004, Fayetteville State University, Educational Leadership

Thomas, Kevin - (2019) - Director, Honors Program

Ph.D., 2019, Northeastern University, Higher Education Administration
M.A., 2014, University of Pennsylvania, Higher Education Administration
M.A., 2009, Duke University, Philosophical Studies
B.A., 2006,  Morehouse College, Philosophical Studies

Treadwell IV, Lawrence - (2019) - Director, Library Services

M.S., 2016, St. Thomas University, School of Business, Sports Administration
M.A., 1999, University of South Florida, Library and Information Science
B.A., 1998, Florida Atlantic University, Elementary Education, minor French

Thompson, Khalisa - Director, Writing Center

M.F.A., 2017, Queens University of Charlotte, Creative Writing
B.A., 2011, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, English

Vacant- Academic Advisor

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

Office of Student Affairs

Powell, Keith (2014), 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

Vacant, Director of Student Retention

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

Easterling, Vonda- (2015), Student Success Coach & Residence Manager
B.A., 1995, Saint Augustine’s College, English
M.A., 2004, North Carolina State University, English Literature

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

Lesane, Steven - (2012), Chief of Police and Security
A.A.S, 1986, Bladen Community College, Criminal Justice
B.S., 2017, North Carolina Central University, Criminal Justice

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

Sutton, Jalesa - (2018), Associate Director
B.S., 2010, Elizabeth City State University, Biology
Grad Cert., 2012, Meharry Medical College, Health Science
MPH, 2014, Tennessee State University, Health Education

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

Vacant- University Chaplain
 

Williams, Chris - (2016), Residence Manager

B.S., 1999, NC Wesleyan College, Justice Studies/Public Administration

Williams, Cleveland- (2007), Residence Manager

B.A., 2003, Shaw University, Business Administration - Management

Vacant- Coordinator First Year Programs

 

Operations

West, Michael- (2016) - Vice President Operations, Chief Operating Officer

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

Lash, Elysia - (2020) - Senior Assessment Coordinator

M.B.A., Rochester Institute of Technology, Marketing
B.S., Cazenovia College, Business Administration

Cumberbatch, Brian - (1991), Senior Data Analyst

B.S., 1994, Shaw University, Computer Information Systems

Vacant Adult Degree Program Campus Coordinator, Fayetteville/Wilmington
 

Jones III, Sir Walter - (2012), Manager of Receiving and Mail Services

B.S., 2011, Mount Olive College, Business Management

Rodriguez, Oscar - (2019) - Associate Director, Adult Degree Programs

Ph.D., 2017, Northwest Nazarene University, Educational Leadership
M.A., 2011, University of South Florida, Career and Vocational Education
B.S., 2005, Mt. Olive College, Business Administration

Wilson, P. (1991) - Professor of Religion Philosophy/High Point  and Kannapolis Campus 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 

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

Bah, Ibrahim - (2018) - Director, Financial Aid

Vacant, Director of Admissions and Recruitment

Ifegwu, Ojebe, Associate Director, Financial Aid
Ph.D., 2013, Walden University, Public Health
MBA, 2007, American InterContinental University, Healthcare Management
MBA, 2007, American InterContinental University, Accounting/Finance
BA, 1987, Shaw University, Accounting

Vacant - Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Vacant- Assistant Director, Admissions

Conner, Ashley (2016), Associate Director of Admissions
B.S., 2014, North Carolina Central University, Social Work

Athletics

Knox, George - (2020), Director of Athletics
B.S., 1999, Winston-Salem State University, Sports Management

Lake, Nancy - (2015), Associate Director of Athletics-Compliance/Senior Women’s Administrator
B.A., 2008, Pace University, Business Administration
M.B.A., 2019, Capella University, Business Administration

Office of Finance and Administration

Byrd, David (2018), Vice President for Finance and Administration
B.S., 1978, North Carolina A&T State University, Accounting

Fennell, Shirley  - Director of Student Accounts
B.A., 2000, Strayer University, Business Administration
M.B.A, 2012, Strayer University, Business Administration

Mclean, Myrna - (2013) - Controller
B.Sc., 1974, University of Santo Tomas, Accounting/Commerce

Monroe, Dana - (2014) - Director of Procurement
Associates, 2015, Wake Tech Community College, Computer Information Systems

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

Lewis, Kendra (2018), Human Resources Representative
Associate’s in Applied Science, 2010, Nassau Community College, Music

Office of Information Technology

Alexander, David - (2019) - Chief Information Officer
M.B.A., 2016, University of North Carolina, Leadership and Strategy
B.S., 2002, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Information Technology

Vacant- IT Systems Analyst
 

Office of Institutional Advancement

Richards, Marilyn B. (2017)- Vice President for Institutional Advancement

B.A., 1979, Winston-Salem State University, Sociology
M.Div., 2002, Shaw University, Divinity

Vacant- Director of Development - Divinity

Allen, Brian - (2019) - Development Officer-Corporate & Foundation Relations

B.A., 2005, Louisiana State University, Communications
Graduate Certificate, 2012, Louisiana State University, Nonprofit Administration

Brown, Kristen - (2020) - Alumni Relations Director

M. A., 2015, Full Sail University, Public Relations
B.A., 2011, Shaw University, Mass Communications/Journalism

Carter, Melodie (2020) - Director Donor Relations and Strategic Partnerships

B.A., 2012, Klein College of Media and Communication, Temple University, Communication
M.B.A., 2018, Fox School of Business, Temple University, Business Administration

Knight, Chantavia - (2019) - Advancement Services and Data Manager

M.S., 2015, Kennesaw State University, Information Technology
B.B.A., 2013, Savannah State University, Computer Information Systems

Stephens, Robert - (2020) - Senior Director of Development

B.S., 1984, Cornell, Art, Architecture, and Planning

Tippett, Jeff - (2020) - Public Relations Director

B.A., 1990, East Carolina University, Music
M.A., East Carolina University, English

Allen, Brian - (2019) - Development Officer-Corporate & Foundation Relations

B.A., 2005, Barton College, Communications

Vacant, Digital Media Manager
 

Office of Grants Management and Sponsored Programs

Tori Willis, 2016 - Director of Sponsored Programs and Title III

B.A., 2015, Arkansas Baptist College

Johnson, Alfreda - (2019) - Grants Coordinator

B.A., 2007, Hampton University, English Arts

Faculty
 

School of Arts and Sciences

 

Johnson, Valerie - (2020), Dean, School of Arts, Sciences & Humanities

Ph.D., 1995, University of California-Berkley, Medical Anthropology
M.S., 1984, Clark Atlanta University, Sociology
B.S., 1979, Spelman College, Sociology

Department of General Education & Interdisciplinary Studies

Morgan, Jason - (2015), Department Head, General Education & Interdisciplinary Studies/English Program Coordinator/Assistant Professor of English

B.A., 1996, Brigham Young University, Communications
M.F.A., 2014, National University, Creative Writing

Bazemore Jr, Michael - (2017) - Instructor of History

B.A., 1993, Christopher Newport University, Philosophy
M.A., 2009, North Carolina State University
Post Grad, 2012, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Medieval and Global History


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

 

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

 

Doran, Kwinn - (2018) - Associate Professor of History

B.A., 1995, State University of New York at Fredonia, History
M.A., 2000, State University of New York at Albany, History
Ph.D., 2014, State University of New York at Albany, History

 

Hart, Austin - (2018) - Instructor of English

B.S., 2010, East Carolina University, Biochemistry
M.A., 2012, East Carolina University, English

 

Hill, Natalie - (2010) - Instructor of English

B.A., 1992, Eastern College, Communications
M.A., 2002, Texas A&M University, English

 

Hunnicutt, Bradley - (2000), Program Coordinator/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

 

King, Andrae - (2015), Director of Bands/Instructor of Music

B.A., 2008, Shaw University, Music
M.A., 2019, Kent State University, Music

Vacant, Professor of Religion and Philosophy

 

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

 

Reges, Edward - (2017) - Instructor of English

A.A., 2012, Nash Community College, Arts
B.A., 2014, East Carolina University, English and Philosophy
M.A., 2017, East Carolina University, English Rhetoric and Composition

 

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

 

Wilson, Paul - (1991), Professor of Religion Philosophy/High Point Campus Coordinator/Coordinator of Religion

B.S. 1977, Johnson Bible College, Bible & Missions
M.Div., 1984, Emmanuel School of Religion, New Testament
Ph.D., 1989, University of Tennessee, Philosophy

 

Department of Health, Human and Life Sciences

 

Raiford, Kimberly - (2012), Department Head, Assistant Professor of Biology, Biology Program Coordinator

B.S., 1999, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Biology
Ph.D., 2008, North Carolina State University, Functional Genomics

 

Vacant- Assistant Professor, Mathematics

 

Alexander, Genene (2017), Instructor of Psychology

B.A., 2010, North Carolina Central, Psychology
M.S., 2012, Capella University, Psychology

 

Allen, Angela - (2016), Assistant Professor of Chemistry

B.A., 1998, Albany State University, Chemistry
Ph.D., 2004. NC State University, Analytical Chemistry

 

Bowers, Lynda - (2020), Program Coordinator - Exercise Science/Pre-Athletic Training / Assistant Professor - Exercise Science/Pre-Athletic Training

Ph.D., 2020, Kinesiology, West Virginia University
M.S.Ed., 2000. Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Kinesiology
B.A., 1998, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, English

 

Butler, Eric - (2012), Assistant Professor of Biology


B.S., 2005, Juniata College, Ecology
Ph.D., 2012, North Carolina State University, Zoology

Filiano, Ashley - (2017) - Assistant Professor of Biology


B.S., 2005, Judson College, Biology
Ph.D., 2010, The University of Alabama, Pharmacology and Toxicology

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

 

Littlejohn, Sheila - (2018), Assistant Professor of Mathematics


B.S., 1991, Elizabeth City State University, Applied Mathematics
M.S., 1997, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Applied Mathematics

 

Locklear, Rayshawn- (2018), Assistant Professor of Mathematics


B.S., 2015, Fayetteville State University, Mathematics
M.S., 2018, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Applied Mathematics

 

Nardo, Emily - (2019) - Program Coordinator, Exercise Science/Assistant Professor


M.Ed., 2014, Auburn University at Montgomery, Exercise Science
B.S., 2011, Wayne State College, Applied Human and Sport Physiology

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

Pinnix, Zandra - (2019) - Assistant Professor, Biology

Ph.D., 2008, Wake Forest University, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in Biochemistry
M.S., 2002, North Carolina A&T University, Chemistry
B.S., 1995, UNC-Wilmington, Biology

Robinson, Sonja - (2017) - Program Coordinator/Assistant Professor of Psychology

B.A., 1995, Hampton University, Psychology
M.S.W., 1998, Howard University, Social Work
Ph.D., 2013, Walden University, Psychology

Sanders, Bobby - (1978), Instructor of Health and Physical Education

B.S., 1970, Shaw University, Physical Education
M.S., 1977, North Carolina Central University, Physical Education

Taylor, Stephany - (2019) - Assistant Professor, Physics

Ph.D., 2017, North Carolina A&T University, Energy and Environmental Systems
M.S., 2017, North Carolina A&T University, Physics
B.S., 2010, Jackson State University, Meteorology

Tesch, Deanna - (2016), Assistant Professor, Chemistry

B.S., 2011, NC State University, Chemistry
Ph.D., 2016, NC State University, Biophysical Chemistry

Zajaczkowski, Claire - (2019) - Assistant Professor, Mathematics

Ph.D., 2019, North Carolina State University, Mathematics
B.A., 2014, Gettysburg College, Mathematics

 

Department of Mass Communications, and Digital Technology

 

Mitchell, Cassandra - (2013), Division Head, and 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

 

Bowers, Detine - (2013), Associate 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

 

Bowman, Narciso - (2020), Assistant Professor, Video/Film Production

M.A., 2019, Queens University of Charlotte, Communication
B.A., 2015, Fayetteville State University, Mass Communications

 

Emmanuel-Oparaocha, Josephine - (2002), Assistant Professor of Mass Communications

B.S., 1984, West Virginia State College, Mass Communication
M.A. 1986, Morehead State University, Communication

Department of Social Work, Sociology and Justice Studies

 

McNeil, MaNina - (2007), Department Head - Social Work, Sociology and Justice Studies/Program Director - Social Work/Assistant Professor-Social Work

B.S.W., 2003, Meredith College, Social Work
M.S.W., 2004, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Social Work

Abrams, Donna - (2020) - Assistant Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., 2007, Clark Atlanta University, Humanities (Social Sciences)
M.A., 1993,  University of Maryland, Sociology
B.A., 1985, Lincoln University, Sociology

Bailey, Mary- (2015), Assistant Professor of Social Work/Coordinator SOW Field Education

B.S.W., 2010, Shaw University
M.S.W., 2011 North Carolina State University

Eason, Twayla - (2012), Assistant Professor of Social Work

B.S.W., 2003, East Carolina University
M.S.W., 2006, East Carolina University

Ferguson, Mark - (2018), Program Coordinator/Assistant Professor of Political Science

B.A. Political Science, Northwestern State University, 2000
Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschuleingang (DSH), Universitat Trier
M.A., Political Science, Mississippi State University, 2004
Ph.D., Political Science, University of Alabama, 2012

Graham, Cynthia - (2002), 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

McLaurin, Cassandra - (2015), Instructor, Sociology

B.A. Sociology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2007
M.A., Sociology, North Carolina Central University, 2010

Stephens, Mary - (2018) - Assistant Professor of Social Work

B.S.W., 1979, Ferrum College, Social Work
M.S.W., 1980, VA Commonwealth University, Social Work
Ed. D., 2007, Appalachian State University, Educational Leadership

Warren-Heath, LaToya - (2018) - Instructor of Social Work

B.S., 2005, North Carolina Central University, Criminal Justice
M.A., 2009, North Carolina Central University, Social Work M.A., 2011, East Carolina University, Social Work

School of Business and Professional Studies

 

Wood, Lynette (2020), Dean, School of Business and Professional Studies

Ph.D., 2003, Indiana University, Accounting
M.B.A., 1998, Indiana University, Accounting
M.S., 1995, University of Alabama-Huntsville, Management
B.S., 1993, Oakwood University, Accounting

Allen, Adrian - (2020), Assistant Professor of Business Administration

Ph.D., 2008, Argosy University, Business Administrations
M.A., 2017 Strayer University, Health Administration
M.B.A., 2000, Pfeiffer University, Business Administration
B.S., 1999, Shaw University, Business 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

Branch, Benjamin - (2020) - Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Ph.D., 2009, North Carolina State University, Educational Research
M.S., 1996, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Computer Science
M.L.S., North Carolina Central University, Library Science
B.S., 1994, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Industrial Engineering

Burney, Cassandra (2019) - Instructor of Accounting

M.S., 2016, North Carolina State University, Accounting
B.S., 2014, Shaw University, Accounting

Lesane, Aaron (2017) - Instructor, Recreation Management

M.S., 2016, North Carolina Central University, Recreation Administration
B.S., 2012, Shaw University, Athletic Training

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

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

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

Suau, Luis - (2010), Program Coordinator-Recreation/ 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

Yan, Tingzhuang - (2011) - Assistant Professor, Computer Science

B.S., 1983, Nankai University, China, Mathematics
M.S., 1989, Chinese Academy of Science, Physical Oceanography
M.S., 2000, NC State University, Computer Science
Ph.D., 2006, NC State University, Atmospheric Sciences

Department of Education and Child Development

Wilson, Lucy - (2003) - Department Head - Education and Child Development/Program Coordinator - Elementary Education/Assistant Professor-Education

B.A., 1980, Saint Augustine’s College, Sociology
M.A. 2003, Lesley University, Curriculum & Teaching
Ed.D. 2014, Argosy University, Instructional Leadership

Dixon, Freida - (2014), Director, Child Development Center

B.A., 2001, Shaw University, Liberal Studies
M.S., 2005, North Carolina Central University, Elementary Education

Herring, Alexander - (2015) - Education Field Placement Coordinator/Instructor - Elementary Education

B.S., 2000, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Elementary Education
M.S., 2007, North Carolina Central University, School Administration

Little, Bobbie - (2011), Assistant Professor of Elementary Education

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-Elementary Education/Assistant Professor-Elementary Education

B.S., 1987, East Carolina University, Communications
M.S., 2006, Elon University, Elementary Education

Moten-Tolson, Paula - (2005), Program Coordinator-Master’s, Early Childhood Education/Assistant Professor-Education

B.A., 1971, University of Missouri, Sociology
M.S.W., 1973, Saint Louis University, Social Work
Ed.D., 1994, Nova University, Early Childhood

Wallace, Melvin - (2008) - Assistant Professor of Elementary Education

B.A., 2000, Shaw University, Liberal Studies
M.S., 2006, Shaw University, Curriculum and Instruction/Concentration in B-K
Ph.D., 2016 Nova Southeastern University, Education

Department of Social Work, Sociology and Justice Studies

 

McNeil, MaNina - (2007), Department Head - Social Work, Social and Political Studies/Program Director - Social Work/Assistant Professor-Social Work

B.S.W., 2003, Meredith College, Social Work

M.S.W., 2004, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Social Work

 

Bailey, Mary- (2015), Assistant Professor of Social Work/Coordinator SOW Field Education

B.S.W., 2010, Shaw University

M.S.W., 2011 North Carolina State University

 

Eason, Twayla - (2012), Assistant Professor of Social Work

B.S.W., 2003, East Carolina University

M.S.W., 2006, East Carolina University

 

Ferguson, Mark - (2018)

B.A. Political Science, Northwestern State University, 2000

Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschuleingang (DSH), Universitat Trier

M.A., Political Science, Mississippi State University, 2004

Ph.D., Political Science, University of Alabama, 2012

 

Graham, Cynthia - (2002), 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

 

Lucas, Lashaunda - (2018) - Assistant Professor of Social work

B.A., 2010, East Carolina University, Social Work

M.A., 2011, East Carolina University, Social Work

 

McLaurin, Cassandra - (2015), Instructor, Sociology

B.A. Sociology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2007. M.A., Sociology, North Carolina Central University, 2010

 

Stephens, Mary - (2018) - Assistant Professor of Social Work

B.S.W., 1979, Ferrum College, Social Work

M.S.W., 1980, VA Commonwealth University, Social Work

Ed. D., 2007, Appalachian State University, Educational Leadership

 

Warren-Heath, LaToya - (2018) - Instructor of Social Work

B.S., 2005, North Carolina Central University, Criminal Justice

M.A., 2009, North Carolina Central University, Social Work M.A., 2011, East Carolina University, Social Work