Jul 14, 2024  
Graduate Catalog 2021-2022 
Graduate Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty (T-Z)

Faculty 2020-2021

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

Eric Tarr, Associate Professor of Audio Engineering Technology (2013)
Ph.D., M.S., B.S., Ohio State University Columbus;  B.A., Capital University

Sarah Tarr, Instructor of Nursing (2021)
M.S.N., Duke University; B.S.N., Georgia College & State University

Cathy Taylor, Professor and Dean, Gordon Inman College of Health Sciences and Nursing (2012)
D.P.H., University of Alabama at Birmingham; M.S.N., University of Tennessee, Health Science Center; B.S., Middle Tennessee State University; B.S.N., University of Alabama at Huntsville

Susan Lee Taylor, Professor Emerita of Marketing/Department Chair for Entrepreneurship and Marketing (2000)
D.B.A., Mississippi State University; M.B.A., B.S., Nicholls State University

Mary Lauren Teague, Assistant Professor of Music Business (2020)
J.D., University Tennessee Knoxville; B.B.A., Belmont University

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

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

Jonathan L. Thorndike, Professor of English (1998)
Ph.D., M.A., Michigan State University; B.A., Alma College

Richard H. Tiner, Professor Emeritus of Mass Communication (1997)
Ph.D., Regent University; M.S., Eastern Washington University; B.S., Mid-America Christian University (Gulf Coast Bible College)

Carolyn Totaro, Instructor of Music (2021)
D.M.A., University of Texas, Austin; M.M., University of Akron

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

Joel Treybig, Professor of Music and Coordinator of Faculty Brass Quintet and Player (2005)
D.M.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.M., University of Akron; B.M.E., Baldwin Wallace University

Charles Trost, Professor of Law (2013)
J.D., University of Alabama Tuscaloosa; LLM, New York University; B.A., Vanderbilt University

Susan H. Trout, Assistant Professor of English and English Major Coordinator(1998)
M.A., University of South Carolina; B.A., College of Charleston

Kevin S. Trowbridge, Associate Professor of Public Relations (2011)
Ph.D., Regent University; M.A., University of Memphis; B.A., Union University

Bernard Turner, Associate Professor of Social Entrepreneurship and Director of Social Entrepreneurship (2008)
Ed.D., Trevecca Nazarene University; M.A., St. Marys University of Minnesota; M.B.A., University of Toledo; B.S., University of Findlay

Camille Turner, Instructor and OTW Academic Fieldwork Coordinator (2013)
M.S.O.T., Belmont University; B.A., University of the South

Elizabeth Usman, Associate Professor of Law (2011)
J.D., Boston College; B.A., Boston University

Jeffrey O. Usman, Associate Professor of Law (2012)
J.D., Vanderbilt University; LL.M., Harvard Law School; B.A., Georgetown University

Marnie Vanden Noven, Associate Professor of Sport Science (2012)
D.P.T., Concordia University ; Ph.D., M.P.T., Marquette University; M.S., B.A., University of Arizona

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

Marieta V. Velikova, Professor of Economics (2006)
Ph.D., M.A., Mississippi State University; B.S., People’s Friendship University of Russia

Roy Vogt, Instructor of Music (2021)
M.M., University of Miami; B.A., University of North Texas

Michael L. Voight, Professor of Physical Therapy and Adm Sports PHT Residency Program (1998)
D.P.T., University of St Augustine; M.Ed., University of Virginia; B.S., Portland State University; CERT, Hahnemann University

Mark D. Volker, Professor of Music (2009)
Ph.D., University of Chicago; M.M., University of Cincinnati; B.M., Ithaca College

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

Kristy Wahaib, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice (2010)
Pharm.D., Butler University

Charles F. Wainright, Professor of Management, Healthcare Administration/Dir of Health Care MBA Program (2008)
Ph.D., University of Alabama, Birmingham; M.H.A., Baylor University; B.S., University of Alabama

Jacinda Walker, Faculty of Nursing (2021)
D.N.P., M.S.N., Belmont University; B.S., Middle Tennessee State University; B.S.N., Rush University

Barbara Ward, Assistant Professor Emerita of Mathematics and Computer Science (1999)
M.S., University Of Memphis; B.A., Vanderbilt University

Dorothy Lee Warren, Professor of Accounting/Chair for Accounting and ISM (1998)
Ph.D., University of Georgia; M.B.A., Vanderbilt University; A.B., Randolph College

Jane Warren, Associate Professor of Music and Assistant Director of Choral Activities (2005)
D.M.A., University of South Carolina Columbia; M.M., Baylor University; M.M., Southern Methodist University; B.M., Furman University

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

Amanda Waterman, Instructor of Nursing (2018)
M.S.N., Capella University; B.A., B.S.N., Quincy University

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

Lucy Watson Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2019)
Ph.D., Middle Tennessee State University; M.Ed., Vanderbilt University; B.S., Belmont University

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

Nathan Webb, Associate Professor and Dean, Communication Studies (2013)
Ph.D., University of Kansas; M.A., Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; B.S., College of the Ozarks

Andrew A. Webster, Professor of Pharmaceutical, Social, and Administrative Sciences (2007)
Pharm.D., B.S., Temple University

Mark E. Whatley, Associate Professor of Music (2011)
D.M.A., Rice University; M.M., University of Kentucky; B.M., Belmont University

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

Sara Wigal, Assistant Professor of Publishing (2019)
M.A., Emerson College; B.A., University Of California San Diego

James Wigginton, Instructor of Music (2021)
B.M., Belmont University

Claire Wiley, Reference and Instruction Librarian with Associate Professor Rank (2011)
M.A., University of North Carolina, Greensboro; B.A., Harding University

Brandon Williams, Assistant Professor of Art (2019)
M.F.A., Kansas State University Manhattan; B.F.A., Kutztown University Of Pa

Christi Williams, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy (2013)
D.P.T., Belmont University; B.S., Clemson University

Christian Williams, Director and Assistant Professor of Public Health (2017)
D.P.H., M.P.H., B.S., East Tennessee State University

Molly Williams, Assistant Professor of Nursing (2021)
D.N.P., John Hopkins University School of Nursing; M.S.N., Vanderbilt University; B.S., University of Georgia; B.S.N., Mercer University of Macon

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

Matthew Wilson, Instructor of Entreprenuership (2021)
M.B.A., B.B.A., Belmont University

Rachel Wilson, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship (2015)
Ph.D., University of Alabama, Birmingham; B.S., University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

Betty Wiseman, Associate Professor Emerita of Health and Physical Education (1966)
D.N.P., University of Kentucky; M.S.N., University of Virginia; B.S., University of Mississippi

Linda G. Wofford, Professor of Nursing and Director of Graduate Studies In Nursing (2007)
D.N.P., University of Kentucky; M.S.N., University of Virginia; B.S., University of Mississippi

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

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

David K. Wyant, Assistant Professor of Management/Healthcare Management (2013)
Ph.D., University of Minnesota; M.A., M.B.A., Ohio State University; B.A., University of Oregon

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

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

Jayme Yeo, Associate Professor of English (2013)
Ph.D., M.A., Rice University; B.A., Seattle Pacific University; A.A., Portland Community College

Sean Yoo, Professor of Finance (2008)
Ph.D., Temple University; M.B.A., University of Navarra (Spain); B.S., University of Buckingham (UK)

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

Marilyn Young, Professor of Accounting/Chair for Acct and ISM (2001)
Ph.D., University of Mississippi; M.T.A., B.S., University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa

Lynn Zehrt, Associate Professor of Law (2012)
J.D., University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa; LL.M, Georgetown University; B.A., University of South Carolina

Tiffinie Zellars, Assistant Professor of Nursing (2020)
D.N.P., M.S.N., Vanderbilt University; M.S., Meharry Medical College; B.S.N., Tennessee St