Meet Our Faculty

Meet Our Faculty

 

School of Arts and Sciences

“Teachers, mentors, friends”—that’s the way Florida Southern students describe their faculty. Our accomplished scholars are dedicated to helping you thrive.

Art History and Museum Studies

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Kristen Carter

Assistant Professor, Art History and Museum Studies

locationPolk Museum of Art, Second Floor, Education Wing
Phone 863.688.7743
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H. Alexander Rich

Department Chair
Assistant Professor of Art History
Executive Director, Polk Museum of Art

locationPolk Museum of Art
Phone 863.688.7743
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Biology

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Susan Banks

Assistant Professor of Biology


Phone 863.680.4325
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Celina Bellanceau

Instructor of Biology


Phone 863.680.4490
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Christopher Brandon

Assistant Professor of Biology


Phone 863.680.4353
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Jamielyn Daugherty

Visiting Instructor in Biology


Phone 863.680.6299
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Brittany Gasper

Associate Professor of Biology


Phone 863.680.4998
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Eric Kjellmark

Professor of Biology


Phone 863.680.6284
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Gabriel Langford

Associate Professor of Biology


Phone 863.680.4318
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Melanie Langford

Assistant Professor of Marine Biology


Phone 863.680.4580
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Jason Macrander

Assistant Professor of Marine Biology


Phone 863.680.4351
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Timothy Moore

Visiting Instructor of Biology


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Nancy Morvillo

Professor of Biology
Department Chair


Phone 863.680.6240
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Christy Wolovich

Associate Professor of Biology


Phone 863.680.5076
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Chemistry and Physics

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Deborah Bromfield Lee

Associate Professor of Chemistry


Phone 863.680.4316
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Jarrod F. Eubank

Assistant Professor of Chemistry


Phone 863.680.4199
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Carmen Gauthier

Professor of Chemistry


Phone 863.680.4320
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An-Phong Le

Department Chair
Associate Professor of Chemistry


Phone 863.680.4132
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Jason Montgomery

Associate Professor of Chemistry


Phone 863.680.4322
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Ronald Pepino

Associate Professor of Physics


Phone 863.680.3776
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Shameka Shelby

Assistant Professor of Chemistry


Phone 863.680.4128
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Citrus and Horticultural Science

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Malcolm Manners

Professor of Citrus Science
Program Coordinator


Phone 863.680.4337
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Communication

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Pamela Dykes

Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication


Phone 863.680.6168
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Jobia Keys

Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication


Phone 863.680.5054
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Katherine Loh

Assistant Professor of Communication


Phone 863.680.4151
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Cara Mackie

Department Chair
Associate Professor of Communication


Phone 863.680.3863
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Theresa MacNeil

Assistant Professor of Communication


Phone 863.680.4158
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Alex Ortiz

Associate Professor of Communication


Phone 863.680.3003
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Mike Trice

Associate Professor of Communication


Phone 863.680.4155
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Computer Science

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Jonathan Cazalas

Assistant Professor of Computer Science


Phone 863.680.6283
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Matthew Eicholtz

Assistant Professor of Mathematics


Phone 863.680.5056
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Christian Roberson

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Department Chair


Phone 863.680.4333
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Criminology

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Chastity Blankenship

Assistant Professor of Social Science


Phone 863.680.4268
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Lisa Carter

Department Chair
Associate Professor of Criminology


Phone 863.680.4307
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Heather Rimes

Adjunct Faculty


Phone 863.680.4969
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Risdon Slate

Professor of Criminology


Phone 863.680.4339
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Dance

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Erin LaSala

Associate Professor of Dance
Program Coordinator


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Leah Pinder

Adjunct Professor


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English

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Erica H. Bernheim

Associate Professor of English


Phone 863.680.4324
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Louis Di Leo

Assistant Professor of English


Phone 863.680.4393
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Catherine R. Eskin

Associate Professor of English


Phone 863.680.4345
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Brad Hollingshead

Provost


Phone 863.680.4124
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Keith Huneycutt

Professor of English


Phone 863.680.4344
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Jennifer Leigh Moffitt

Assistant Professor of English


Phone 863.680.4342
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Rebecca Saulsbury Bravard

Associate Professor of English


Phone 863.680.4348
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Peter Schreffler

Associate Professor of English
Department Chair


Phone 863.680.4343
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Margaret Taylor

Assistant Professor of English


Phone 863.680.4240
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History and Political Science

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R. Bruce Anderson

Associate Professor of Political Science; Pre-Law Adviser


Phone 863.680.4311
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Zachary Baumann

Assistant Professor of Political Science


Phone 863.680.4962
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Anna Caney

Assistant Professor of History


Phone 863.680.4969
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James M. Denham

Professor of History


Phone 863.680.4312
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Kelly McHugh

Associate Professor of Political Science
Department Chair


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Richards Plavnieks

Assistant Professor of History


Phone 863.680.4314
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Mathematics

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Roxanne Back

Associate Professor of Mathematics


Phone 863.680.4982
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Jason Elsinger

Assistant Professor of Mathematics


Phone 683.380.4852
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Silvano Falcao

Assistant Professor of Mathematics


Phone 863.680.3746
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Jennifer Hoyte

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics


Phone 863.680.3746
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Daniel Jelsovsky

Associate Professor of Mathematics


Phone 863.680.3748
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Susan Serrano

Associate Professor of Mathematics
Department Chair


Phone 863.680.4331
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David Valdivia Jr.

Associate Professor of Mathematics


Phone 863.680.3770
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Modern Languages

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Jose Manuel Garcia

Associate Professor of Spanish
Program Coordinator


Phone 863.680.4309
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Melissa Garr

Associate Professor of Spanish


Phone 863.680.4201
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Music

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Jeffrey Benatar

Assistant Professor of Music, Director of Jazz Studies/Coordinator of Music Management


Phone 863.680.4136
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Brian Brink

Associate Professor of Music
Trombone


Phone 863.680.4574
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Fen-Fang Chen

Associate Professor of Music
Piano


Phone 863.680.4230
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Mary Elizabeth Gibbs

Associate Professor of Music; Director of Choral Studies


Phone 863.680.4232
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Jo Jossim

Professor of Music


Phone 863.680.4213
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Michael Parks

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Education


Phone 863.680.3942
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Paula Parsché

Associate Professor of Music
Department Chair


Phone 863.680.4233
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Martha Placeres

Director of Orchestra and String Studies


Phone 863.680.4216
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Diane Willis Stahl

Associate Professor of Music
Director of Voice Studies


Phone 863.680.4215
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Mark Thomsen

Professor of Music/Artist in Residence


Phone 863.680.4737
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Ivan Wansley

Adjunct Faculty – Music Appreciation, Woodwind Pedagogy


Phone 863.680.4494
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Music Adjunct Faculty

Rimma Bergeron-Langlois

Adjunct Faculty – Violin

Phone 863.680.3867
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Colleen Blagov

Adjunct Faculty - Flute

Phone 863.680.4575
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Paul Butcher

Adjunct Faculty - Jazz Studies

Phone 863.680.4398
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Troy Chang

Adjunct Faculty - Cello

Phone 863.680.4733
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David Coash

Adjunct Faculty - Percussion

Phone 863.680.5020
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Pamela Cole

Adjunct Faculty - Piano

Phone 863.680.5099
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Christina Dominski-Sale

Adjunct Faculty - Voice

Phone 863.680.6262
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Sue Fee

Adjunct Faculty - Collaborative Piano Staff

Phone 863.680.3099
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Patrick Fleitz

Adjunct Faculty - Music Appreciation

Phone 863.680.4229
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Valerie Gillespie

Adjunct Faculty - Saxophone

Phone 863.680.3923
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Melissa Gilmer

Adjunct Faculty - Voice

Phone 863.680.6262
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Ian Goodman

Adjunct Faculty - Percussion (Drum Set)

Phone 863.680.4229
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Jenny Heidtman

Adjunct Faculty – Voice

Phone 863.680.4284
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Stacey McColley

Adjunct Faculty - Clarinet

Phone 863.680.6239
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Don McLaurin

Adjunct Faculty - Trumpet

Phone 863.680.4494
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Jay Mueller

Adjunct Faculty - Jazz Bass

Phone 863.680.4229
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Michael Sedloff

Adjunct Faculty - Strings Pedagogy

Phone 863.680.4284
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Richard Sparrow

Adjunct Faculty - Horn

Phone 863.680.3968
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Fernando Traba

Adjunct Faculty - Bassoon

Phone 863.680.3923
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Psychology

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Bruce Darby

Professor of Psychology
Department Chair


Phone 863.680.3096
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Leilani Goodmon

Associate Professor of Psychology


Phone 863.680.4303
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Charlie Law

Assistant Professor of Psychology


Phone 863.680.5049
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Melanie Law

Visiting Instructor of Psychology


Phone 863.680.4476
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Deah Quinlivan

Associate Professor of Psychology


Phone 863.680.4476
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Patrick Smith

Professor of Psychology


Phone 863.680.4477
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Religion and Philosophy

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Kyle Fedler

Professor of Religion


Phone 863.680.4182
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Brian Hamilton

Assistant Professor of Religion


Phone 863.680.4204
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Sara Harding

Dean of Arts and Sciences


Phone 863.680.4970
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H.A. Nethery IV

Assistant Professor of Philosophy


Phone 863.680.4949
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Richard Purcell

Visiting Instructor of Religion


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Waite Willis, Jr.

Professor of Religion
Department Chair


Phone 863.680.4183
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Theatre Arts

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Mary T Albright

Instructor of Theatre Arts


Phone 863.680.4137
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Paul Bawek

Associate Professor of Theatre Arts


Phone 863.680.4184
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James Beck

Associate Professor of Theatre Arts
Department Chair


Phone 863.680.4227
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Christianne Roll

Associate Professor of Musical Theatre
Musical Theatre Program Coordinator


Phone 863.680.3015
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Bradley Vieth

Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre


Phone 863.680.4734
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Visual Arts and Design

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William Allen

Associate Professor of Digital Media


Phone 863.680.4979
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Matthew Herbertz

Assistant Professor of Film


Phone 863.680.4133
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William J. Otremsky

Professor of Art
Department Chair


Phone 863.680.4224
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Samuel Romero

Associate Professor of Art


Phone 863.680.4222
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Kelly Sturhahn

Associate Professor of Art
Foundations Program Director


Phone 863.680.3018
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Visual Arts and Design Adjunct Faculty

Eric Blackmore

Adjunct Faculty

Phone 863.680.4743
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Sarah Brewington

Adjunct Faculty

Phone 863.680.4743
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Beth Ford

Adjunct Faculty

Phone 863.680.4743
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Elyse D. Justice

Adjunct Faculty

Phone 863.680.4743
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Patricia K. Lamb

Adjunct Faculty

Phone 863.680.4743
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Joseph Mitchell

Adjunct Faculty - Ceramics

Phone 863.680.6259
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