2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog - Belmont University

Faculty 2008-2009 (T-Z)

Date in parentheses shows first year of full-time service to Belmont. 

Susan Taplin, Instructor of Nursing (2007)
A.S.N., Tennessee State University; B.S.N., University of Alabama; M.S.N., Belmont University

Timothy Tappan, Assistant Professor  of Music Business (1998)
B.S., Ball State University; M.Ed., Belmont University, Ph.D., Trevecca Nazarene University

Susan Lee Taylor, Professor of Marketing and Associate Dean, College of Business Administration (2000)
B.S., M.B.A., Nicholls State University; D.B.A., Mississippi State University

Christian L. Thomas, Assistant Professor of Physics (2006)
B.S., California Institute of Technology; M.S., Ph.D., University of California

Jennie Carter Thomas, Professor of Management (1989)
B.A., George Peabody College; M.S., Tennessee State University; Ed.D., Vanderbilt University

Jennifer T. Thomas, Associate Professor of Biology (2000)
B.S., University of Evansville; Ph.D., Northwestern University

John W. Thompson, Jr., Professor of Health and Physical Education (1968)
B.S., M.Ed., East Texas State University; Ed.D., North Texas State University

Mary M. Thompson, Assistant Professor of Economics (1983)
B.A., Oglethorpe University; M.A., University of Notre Dame

Jonathan L. Thorndike, Professor of Honors (1998)
B.A., Alma College; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University; Additional Study, University of Arizona, Harvard University

Richard H. Tiner, Professor of Mass Communication(1997)
B.S., Gulf-Coast Bible College; M.S., Eastern Washington University

David T. Tough, Assistant Professor of Audio Engineering Technology (2006)
B.A., University of North Texas; M.B.A., Pepperdine University; Ed.D. Candidate, Tennessee State University

Joel Treybig, Associate Professor of Music (2005)
B.M.E., Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory of Music; M.M., University of Akron; D.M.A., University of Texas at Austin

Susan H. Trout, Assistant Professor of English (1998)
B.A., College of Charleston; M.A., Ph.D. Candidate, University of South Carolina

John H. Tullock, Professor Emeritus of Religion (1962)
B.A., Carson-Newman College; B.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Bernard Turner, Assistant Professor of Social Entrepreneurship; Director of the Social Entrepreneurship Program (2008)
B.S., Findlay College; M.B.A., University of Toledo; M.A., Saint Mary's University of Minnesota; Ed.D., Trevecca Nazarene University

Cathy H. Turner, Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Director of Drug Information Services, School of Pharmacy (2007)
B.S., Pharm.D., Samford University

Teresa R. Van Hatten-Granath, Associate Professor of Art (1998)
B.S., B.A., University of Minnesota; M.F.A., Clemson University

Mary S. Vaughn, Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Chair, Department of Communication Studies (1999)
B.S., Grace College; M.A., Ball State University; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

Marieta V. Velikova, Assistant Professor of Economics (2006)
B.S., Peoples' Friendship University of Russia; M.A., Ph.D. Candidate, Mississippi State University

Michael L. Voight, Professor of Physical Therapy (1998)
B.S., Portland State University; M.Ed., University of Virginia; D.P.T., Institute of Physical Therapy  University of St. Augustine

Mark Volman, Assistant Professor of Entertainment Industry Studies and Coordinator of the Entertainment Industry Studies Program (2007)
B.A., M.F.A., Loyola Marymount University

Larry E. Wacholtz, Professor of Music Business (1979-81; 1984)
A.A., Spokane Falls Community College; B.A., Eastern Washington University; M.A., Memphis State University; Ph.D., Ohio State University

Charles Wainright, Associate Professor of Management, Healthcare Administration (2008)
B.S., University of Alabama; M.H.A., Baylor University; Ph.D., University of Alabama, Birmingham

Kent Walker, Instructor of Audio Engineering (2008)
B.A., University of Alberta; M.M., Ph.D. candidate, McGill University

Elizabeth Wall, Associate Professor Emerita of Music
B.S., George Peabody College for Teachers; B.M., Nashville Conservatory of Music; M.M., Chicago Musical College

Marsena L. Waller, Instructor of Occupational Therapy and Fieldwork Coordinator, School of Occupational Therapy (2006)
B.A., University of the South; M.S.O.T., O.T.D., Belmont University

Barbara B. Ward, Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Coordinator, Statistics Program (1999)
B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.S. University of Memphis

Albert W. Wardin, Jr., Professor Emeritus of History (1967)
B.A., Willamette University; B.D., Western Conservative Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A., Stanford University; Ph.D., University of Oregon

Dorothy Lee Warren, Associate Professor of Accounting (1998)
B.A., Randolph-Macon Women's College; M.B.A., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., University of Georgia

Jane Warren, Assistant Professor of Music (2005)
B.M., Furman University; M.M., Baylor University, M.M. Southern Methodist University, D.M.A., University of South Carolina

Jerry L. Warren, University Professor Emeritus (1969)
B.M., Samford University; M.S.M., D.M.A., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Cynthia A. Watkins, Associate Professor of Education (2001)
B.S., University of Tennessee at Martin; M.A.Ed., Southeast Missouri State University; Ph.D., University of Missouri at Columbia

Laurence A. Watts, Assistant Professor of Religion (2005) 
B.A., Baylor University; M.Div., Baptist Theological Seminary-Richmond; Th.M., Duke University; Ph.D., Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

Andrew A. Webster, Professor of Pharmacy and Chair, Pharmaceutical Science, School of Pharmacy (2007)
B.S., Ph.D., Temple University

Jason D. Weibel, Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2006)
B.S., North Carolina State University; M.S., Wake Forest University; Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University

James W. Wells, Associate Professor of English and Director of the Graduate Studies in English (2003)
B.A., University of the South; M.A., University of South Carolina; Ph.D., Ohio University

Keeley Hutchison White, Instructor of Mathematics (2003)  
B.A., Harding University; M.S., Middle Tennessee State University

Kristi L. Whitten, Associate Professor of Music (2001)
B.M., Belmont University; M.M., D.M., Indiana University

Jennifer J. Wilgus, Assistant Professor of Economics with Entertainment Industry Focus (2006)
B.B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Middle Tennessee State University

John L. Williams, Professor and Dean, Gordon E. Inman College of Health Sciences and Nursing (2007)
B.A., Rhodes Colleges, M.Ed., Georgia State University; Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Judith Williams, Reference Librarian with Assistant Professor Rank (2007)
B.S., Millersville University; M.L.I.S., University of Pittsburgh

Susan G. Williams, Professor of Management (2001)
B.S., M.A., East Tennessee State University; Ph.D., University of Georgia

Edward L. Winn, Jr., Professor Emeritus of Finance (1977)
B.S., University of Florida; M.A., Vanderbilt University; D.B.A., Indiana University

Betty Wiseman, Associate Professor Emerita of Health and Physical Education (1966)
B.S., Belmont College; M.A., Peabody College

Linda G. Wofford, Assistant Professor of Nursing (2007)
B.S.N., University of Mississippi, M.S.N., P.N.P., University of Virginia

Debra Wollaber, Professor of Nursing (1988)
B.S., Hartwick College; M.S., Russell Sage College; Ph.D., Syracuse University

M. Elizabeth (Beth) Woodard, Associate Professor of Management (2000)
B.S., Clemson University; M.H.S.A., Medical University of South Carolina; Ph.D., University of Alabama, Birmingham

Thomas Clifford Wooten, Associate Professor of Accounting (1994)
B.B.A., University of Georgia; M.P.A., Ph.D., Georgia State University

Daniel T. Wujcik, Instructor of Music Business and Coordinator of Audio Engineering Technology (2004)                                                                                                            B.S., Clarion University; M.M., University of Miami

Ted D. Wylie, Professor of Music (1985)
B.M., Oklahoma Baptist University; M.M., D.M., Indiana University.

Lonnie R. Yandell, Professor of Psychology (1985)
B.A., Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Sehyun Yoo, Assistant Professor of Finance
B.S., University of Buckingham, UK; M.B.A., IESE, Barcelona, Spain; Ph.D., Temple University

G. Stanley York, Assistant Professor of Management (2007)
B.A., Tennessee Temple University; M.S., Auburn University, Ed.D., University of Tennessee

Marilyn Young, Associate Professor of Accounting (2001)
B.S., M.T.A., University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa; Ph.D., University of Mississippi

Susan B. Young, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy (2003)
B.S., University of Kansas; M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City; O.T.D. Candidate, Creighton University

Elizabeth A. Youngblood, Associate Professor of Nursing and Course Leader (2003)
A.S.N., B.S.N., Belmont College; M.S.N., Vanderbilt University; Ed.D.,Trevecca Nazarene University