Faculty Tenure and Promotion

 

2021-22 Academic Year

Paul Adams

Professor

Paul Adams
  • Department: Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: Biochemical Characterization of Ras-Related Proteins; Broadening Participation in STEM Disciplines

Morris, K. M., Henderson, R., Suresh Kumar, T. K., Heyes, C. D., & Adams, P. D. (2016). Intrinsic GTP hydrolysis is observed for a switch 1 variant of Cdc42 in the presence of a specific GTPase inhibitor. Small GTPases, 7(1), 1–11. https://doi.org/10.1080/21541248.2015.1123797

Shawn Austin

Associate Professor

Shawn Austin
  • Department: History
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: Indigenous peoples of lowland South America in the colonial period, especially Guaraní, via Guaraní-language sources.

Colonial Kinship: Guaraní, Spaniards, and Africans in Paraguay. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2020. Winner of the 2021 Bandelier/Lavrin Book Prize in Colonial Latin American History (Rocky Mountain Council of Latin American Studies)

Ariel Barton

Associate Professor

Ariel Barton
  • Department: Mathematical Sciences
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: I study harmonic analysis and linear partial differential equations, particularly differential equations of order greater than two.

Barton, Ariel; Hofmann, Steve; Mayboroda, Svitlana. Dirichlet and Neumann boundary values of solutions to higher order elliptic equations. Ann. Inst. Fourier (Grenoble) 69 (2019), no. 4, 1627–1678.

A. Burcu Bayram

Associate Professor

A. Burcu Bayram
  • Department: Political Science
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: International Politics, Political Psychology, Methodology

A Burcu Bayram, Catarina P Thomson, Ignoring the Messenger? Limits of Populist Rhetoric on Public Support for Foreign Development Aid, International Studies Quarterly, 2021. Online first.

Jeremy M. Beaulieu

Associate Professor

Jeremy M. Beaulieu
  • Department: Biological Sciences
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

Burt H. Bluhm

Professor

Burt H. Bluhm
  • Department: Entomology and Plant Pathology
  • College: Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

Andy Brownback

Associate Professor

Andy Brownback
  • Department: Economics
  • College: Sam M. Walton College of Business
  • Research: I specialize in behavioral and experimental economics. I use laboratory, field, and online experiments to study questions about education and public policy.

Brownback, Andy, and Sally Sadoff. "Improving college instruction through incentives." Journal of Political Economy 128.8 (2020): 2925-2972.

Stephen R. Burgin

Associate Professor

Stephen R. Burgin
  • Department: Curriculum and Instruction
  • College: College of Education and Health Professions
  • Research: My primary research area is the teaching and learning science through authentic research experiences

Burgin, S. R. (2020). A three-dimensional conceptualization of authentic inquiry-based practices: a reflective tool for science educators. International Journal of Science Education, 42(9), 1465-1484.

Jason Burrow

Associate Professor

Jason Burrow
  • Department: Theatre
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: My primary research focus is on singing voice pedagogy and science and applications in Contemporary Commercial Music with a speciality in singing in musical theatre.

https://youtu.be/loQcB2F4C-Q

Cory Cassell

Professor

Cory Cassell
  • Department: Accounting
  • College: Sam M. Walton College of Business
  • Research: Audit Corporate governance

3. "A Hidden Risk of Auditor Industry Specialization: Evidence from the Financial Crisis" with Emily Hunt, Gans Narayanamoorthy, and Stephen Rowe. Review of Accounting Studies, 24 (3), 2019.

Zhong Chen

Associate Professor

Zhong Chen
  • Department: Electrical Engineering
  • College: College of Engineering

David Christian

Associate Professor

David Christian
  • Department: Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders
  • College: College of Education and Health Professions
  • Research: I research school counseling, Adventure Therapy, and Adlerian Theory with an aim to improve counseling outcomes. I also direct the Adventure Therapy Lab at UofA.

Christian, D. D., McCarty, D. L., & Brown, C. L. (2021) Experiential education during the COVID-19 pandemic: A reflective process, Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 34(3) 264-277. DOI: 10.1080/10720537.2020.1813666

Hugh Churchill

Associate Professor

Hugh Churchill
  • Department: Physics
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: fabrication and characterization of electronic and optoelectronic quantum devices based on low-dimensional materials

Davari, S., Stacy, J., Mercado, A.M., Tull, J.D., Basnet, R., Pandey, K., Watanabe, K., Taniguchi, T., Hu, J. and Churchill, H.O.H., "Gate-Defined Accumulation-Mode Quantum Dots in Monolayer and Bilayer WSe2," Physical Review Applied 13, 054058 (2020).

Matt Clay

Professor

Matt Clay
  • Department: Mathematical Sciences
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: My research is in pure mathematics, specifically the areas of geometric group theory and low dimensional topology.

Clay, M., Mangahas, J., and Margalit, D. Right-angled Artin groups as normal subgroups of mapping class groups. Compos. Math. 157, 8 (2021), 1807-1852.

Todd Cleveland

Professor

Todd Cleveland
  • Department: History
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: African History

Diamantes em Bruto: Paternalismo Corporativo e Profissionalismo Africano nas Minas da Angola Colonial, 1917-1975. Lisbon, Portugal: Imprensa de História Contemporânea, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2021.

Rick Coffman

Professor

Rick Coffman
  • Department: Civil Engineering
  • College: College of Engineering

Robert H. Coridan

Associate Professor

Robert H. Coridan
  • Department: Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

Freddy C. Dominguez

Associate Professor

Freddy C. Dominguez
  • Department: History
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

Grant Drawve

Associate Professor

Grant Drawve
  • Department: Sociology & Criminology
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: My research focuses on understanding how place matters for public safety outcomes. This is used to develop prevention strategies.

Drawve, Grant,Casey T. Harris, Shaun A. Thomas, Jyotishka Datta, and Jack Cothren. 2021."Current and New Frontiers: Exploring how Place Matters through Arkansas NIBRS Reporting Practices." Crime & Delinquency, 67(6-7): 941 –969.

Sarah E Durant

Associate Professor

Sarah E Durant
  • Department: Biological Sciences
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

Di Fang

Associate Professor

Di Fang
  • Department: Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • College: Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences
  • Research: food policy, health economics, consumer behaviors

Fang, Di, Rodolfo M. Nayga Jr, Grant H. West, Claudia Bazzani, Wei Yang, Benjamin C. Lok, Charles E. Levy, and Heather A. Snell. "On the use of virtual reality in mitigating hypothetical bias in choice experiments." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 103, no. 1 (2021): 142-161.

Ronald D Freeze

Teaching Associate Professor

Ronald D Freeze
  • Department: Information Systems
  • College: Sam M. Walton College of Business
  • Research: The primary area of research currently is in the area of Business Analytics. I currently sit on the board of the Data & Analytics for Good Journal.

1. Alshare, K., Alomari, M., Lane, P. and Freeze, R., "Development and Determinants of End-User Intention: Usage of Expert Systems", Journal of Systems and Information Technology, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 166-185, 2019

Kelly Hammond

Associate Professor

Kelly Hammond
  • Department: History
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: Modern East Asia

Hammond, Kelly. China's Muslims and Japan's Empire: Centering Islam in World War II. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2020

Sarah Hernandez

Associate Professor

Sarah Hernandez
  • Department: Civil Engineering
  • College: College of Engineering
  • Research: Innovative methods to collect, fuse, and apply multi-modal freight data to support long range public sector transportation planning and decision making.

Hernandez, S., and Hyun, K., "Fusion of weigh-in-motion and global positioning system data to estimate truck weight distributions at traffic count sites", Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning, and Operations, Vol. 24, Issue 2, pp. 201-215, 2019.

Colin D. Heyes

Professor

Colin D. Heyes
  • Department: Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

Scott Hsu

Associate Professor

Scott Hsu
  • Department: Finance
  • College: Sam M. Walton College of Business
  • Research: Corporate Finance

Private equity firms are not often associated with job gains. A new paper by Mara Faccio and Scott Hsu reveals the political dynamics that lead private equity firms to boost employment.

Don Johnson

University Professor

Don Johnson
  • Department: Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology
  • College: Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences
  • Research: Research focuses on agricultural technologies and human capital development in the agricultural sciences, with special interest in research at the intersection of these two areas.

Estepp, C. M., Shoulders, C. W., & Johnson, D. M. (2020). Predicting freshman academic outcomes and sophomore retention in a college of agriculture. North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal, 64(2), 460 - 469.

Kelly Vowell Johnson

Associate Professor

Kelly Vowell Johnson
  • Department: Eleanor Mann School of Nursing
  • College: College of Education and Health Professions
  • Research: My research agenda is driven by a community-based participatory model with diverse populations. Education modalities and outcomes are key areas of focus.

Johnson, K.V., Scott, A., Shreve, M., Ayers, B., Seaton, V., & McElfish, P. (2019). Beliefs, perceptions, and practices related to child feeding among Marshallese in the United States: Implications for childhood obesity, Nutrition and Metabolic Insights, 12. doi:10.1177/1178638819827609

Brinck Kerr

University Professor

Brinck Kerr
  • Department: Political Science
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: Brinck Kerr has published several articles on public sector employment of traditionally underrepresented groups. His current research focuses on employment patterns of women and racial/ethnic minorities.

Kerr, Brinck, Will Miller, Grace Kerr, and Renee Deshommes. Interethnic Competition for Classroom Teacher, Assistant Principal, Principal, and Administrator Jobs in Multiethnic U. S. School Districts, 2002-2008. The American Review of Public Administration (July 2016) 46:459-477.

Suzanne Kucharczyk

Associate Professor

Suzanne Kucharczyk
  • Department: Curriculum and Instruction
  • College: College of Education and Health Professions
  • Research: I study the experiences of youth with disabilities and significant support needs and ways families and educators implement supports for their effective transition into adulthood.

Kucharczyk, S., Thomas, J. M., Schaefer-Whitby, P. (2021) "It would have been nice if…": Analysis of Transition Experiences through Grand Challenges. Rural Special Education Quarterly. Online First. https://journals.sagepub.com/eprint/GXUAXQBJFI6GQRWDZVNQ/full

Xinya Liang

Associate Professor

Xinya Liang
  • Department: Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders
  • College: College of Education and Health Professions
  • Research: My research interests lie primarily in quantitative methodologies, including structural equation modeling, Bayesian inferences, longitudinal models, multilevel analysis, and measurement invariance.

Liang, X., & Jacobucci, R. (2020). Regularized structural equation modeling to detect measurement bias: Evaluation of lasso, adaptive lasso, and elastic net. Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 27(5), 722-734.

Paolo Mantero

Associate Professor

Paolo Mantero
  • Department: Mathematical Sciences
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: The study of algebraic and geometric properties of the solutions of systems of multi-variate polynomial equations

The structure and free resolutions of the symbolic powers of star configurations of hypersurfaces. Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 373 (2020), 8785-8835.

Raymond McCaffrey

Associate Professor

Raymond McCaffrey
  • Department: School of Journalism and Strategic Media
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: McCaffrey's research has largely focused on journalism history and media ethics. His work has explored journalistic coverage of civil rights, politics, sports, and traumatic events.

McCaffrey, Raymond. "The Oklahoma City Bombing: Institutional Practices by Journalists Covering the Biggest Story of Their Lives." Journalism Practice (2021): DOI 10.1080/17512786.2021.1907212

Mahmoud Moradi

Associate Professor

Mahmoud Moradi
  • Department: Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: Research in Moradi Lab is centered around answering mechanistic questions regarding the workings of biomolecular systems using physics-based computer simulations at an atomic level.

K Immadisetty, J Hettige, and M Moradi, Lipid-Dependent Alternating Access Mechanism of a Bacterial Multidrug ABC Exporter. ACS Central Science, 5:43-56, 2019.

Leandro A Mozzoni

Associate Professor

Leandro A Mozzoni
  • Department: Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences
  • College: Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences
  • Research: Soybean Breeding and Genetics

Harrison, Derrick, et al. "Effect of light wavelength on soybean growth and development in a context of speed breeding." Crop Science 61.2 (2021): 917-928.

Tiffany Murphy

Professor

Tiffany Murphy
  • Department: Law
  • College: School of Law

Kusum Naithani

Associate Professor

Kusum Naithani
  • Department: Biological Sciences
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: Research in Naithani lab is focused on understanding the effects of changing climate and land use on ecological patterns and processes.

Moon J. B., DeWitt T. H., Errend M. N., Bruins R. J. F., Kentula M. E., Chamberlain S. J., Fennessy M. S., and Naithani K. (2017) Model application niche analysis: Assessing the transferability and generalizability of ecological models. Ecosphere 8(10): e01974.

Ryan Neville-Shepard

Associate Professor

Ryan Neville-Shepard
  • Department: Department of Communication
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: Dr. Neville-Shepard's research focuses on the discourse of political outsiders, including third parties, populist provocateurs, and conspiracy theorists.

Neville-Shepard, R. (2019). Post-presumption argumentation and the post-truth world: On the conspiracy rhetoric of Donald Trump. Argumentation and Advocacy, 55, 175-193. doi: 10.1080/10511431.2019.1603027

Wenbo Niu

Associate Professor

Wenbo Niu
  • Department: Mathematics
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: a pure mathematician doing research in the area of syzygies and singularities of algebraic varieties in the field of algebraic geometry.

Singularities and syzygies of secant varieties of nonsingular projective curves, Invent. Math. 222 (2020), 615-665. On syzygies of Calabi-Yau varieties and varieties of general type, Adv. Math. 343 (2019), 756-788.

Janine Parry

University Professor

Janine Parry
  • Department: Political Science
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: Parry's research focuses on gender politics, state politics, and public opinion. More important to her, however, has been teaching students how to help the republic.

Janine A. Parry, Andrew Dowdle, Abby Long, and Jesse Kloss. Forthcoming. "The Rule, Not the Exception: One-Party Monopolies in the American States," State Politics and Policy Quarterly.

Susan Patton

Associate Professor

Susan Patton
  • Department: Nursing
  • College: College of Education and Health Professions
  • Research: My primary area of research is ethnographic and related to fall prevention in community dwelling older adults.

Patton, S.K., Vincenzo, J.L., & Lefler, L.L. (2021) Gender differences in older adults perception of falls prevention. Health Promotion Practice. https://doi.org/10.1177/15248399211009783

Erin Popejoy

Associate Professor

Erin Popejoy
  • Department: Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders
  • College: College of Education and Health Professions
  • Research: My research centers on exploring experiences of trauma, the intersection of trauma with attachment and relationships, and creative methods for processing trauma within therapeutic spaces.

Kern Popejoy, E., Perryman, K., & Broadwater, A. (2020). Processing military combat trauma through sandtray therapy: A phenomenological study. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health. doi:10.1080/15401383.2020.1761499

Steve Probst

Professor

Steve Probst
  • Department: Young Law Library
  • College: School of Law
  • Research: Legal research, often focusing on historical connections or influence of legal citations or publications

Citing Mockingbird: A Review of Judicial References to America's Best-Loved Novel, 23 GREEN BAG 2D 119 (2020).

Chase Rainwater

Professor

Chase Rainwater
  • Department: Industrial Engineering
  • College: College of Engineering
  • Research: Applications of optimization and machine learning in the areas of transportation, security and food safety.

Nail Orkun Baycik, Thomas C. Sharkey & Chase E. Rainwater (2018) Interdicting layered physical and information flow networks, IISE Transactions, 50:4, 316-331, DOI: 10.1080/24725854.2017.1401754.

Christine R. Ralston

Teaching Associate Professor

Christine R. Ralston
  • Department: Curriculum and Instruction
  • College: College of Education and Health Professions

Ananda Rosa

Clinical Associate Professor

Ananda Rosa
  • Department: School of Social Work (SCWK)
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: Focus on developing integrated behavioral health internships and training stakeholders. Also participated in a therapeutic art intervention project for previously incarcerated women.

Stephen Rowe

Associate Professor

Stephen Rowe
  • Department: Accounting
  • College: Sam M. Walton College of Business
  • Research: Research in financial statement audits, corporate governance, and financial reporting with the goal of improving how companies communicate their performance to investors.

Cowle, E. N. and S. P. Rowe. 2021. Don't Make Me Look Bad: How the Audit Market Penalizes Auditors for Doing Their Job. The Accounting Review: forthcoming.

Lauren Sabon

Teaching Associate Professor

Lauren Sabon
  • Department: Sociology & Criminology
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

Peggy Schaefer-Whitby

Professor

Peggy Schaefer-Whitby
  • Department: Curriculum and Instruction
  • College: College of Education and Health Professions

William Schreckhise

Professor

William Schreckhise
  • Department: Political Science
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: I study how values shape the authoritative decision of judicial actors in bureaucratic settings. I have also written about the effectiveness of American democracy, public civility, and immigration policy.

Schreckhise, William D. 2018. Evaluating American Democracy and Public Policymaking. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Stephanie Ricker Schulte

Professor

Stephanie Ricker Schulte
  • Department: Communication
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: Stephanie Schulte researches communication technologies, popular culture, and transnational media policy.

Schulte, Stephanie. "Obama's Startup Harnesses Disruption and Productive Failure to Reboot the Federal Government." International Journal of Communication 12, no. 12 (2018): 131-151.

Christopher M. Schulte

Associate Professor

Christopher M. Schulte
  • Department: School of Art
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: Dr. Schulte's scholarship, teaching, and community engagement focus on the artistic, play-based and aesthetic practices of young children, with special attention given to the study of drawing and its relationship to historical and contemporary childhoods.

Schulte, C.M. (2021). Childhood drawing: The making of a deficit aesthetic. Global Studies in Childhood, 11(1), 54-68.

Christopher A Shields

Teaching Associate Professor

Christopher A Shields
  • Department: Sociology ane Criminology
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: Terrorism and Human Trafficking

Shields, Christopher A. and Brent L. Smith, and Kelly R. Damphousse. Prosecuting Terrorism Post -9/11. In LaFree and Freilich (eds) The Handbook of the Criminology of Terrorism. Maiden, MA: Wiley and Sons. 2017, 495-507

Catherine Shoulders

Professor

Catherine Shoulders
  • Department: Agricultural Education, Communications & Technology
  • College: Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

Marilou Shreve

Associate Professor

Marilou Shreve
  • Department: Nursing
  • College: College of Education and Health Professions
  • Research: Research in my laboratory focuses on pediatric health and obesity. Primarily, factors that affect both prevention and treatment of pediatric obesity in primary care settings.

Shreve, M., Scott, A., McNeil, C., & Washburn, L. (2021) Using yoga to reduce anxiety in Children: Exploring school-based yoga among rural 3rd and 4th grade students. Journal of Pediatric Health Care. 35 (1), 42-52.

Carl Smith

Professor

Carl Smith
  • Department: Landscape Architecture
  • College: Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design
  • Research: My principal research looks at the intersection between anthropogenic landscape change, and the values and beliefs of those affected.

Billig, N., Smith, C. & Moyer, R. (2020). Residents preferences for private amenities and trade-offs associated with various spatial densities and patterns. Journal of Urbanism

Patrick A. Stewart

Professor

Patrick A. Stewart
  • Department: Political Science
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: Nonverbal leadership and followership behavior (e.g., facial displays and laughter/applause/booing)

Stewart, P. A., Senior, C., & Bucy, E. P. (2020). Honeymoon or hangover? How election outcomes produce emotional shifts to winning candidate smiles. Personality and Individual Differences, 152, 109599.

Danielle Weatherby

Professor

Danielle Weatherby
  • Department: Law
  • College: School of Law

Rob Wells

Associate Professor

Rob Wells
  • Department: Journalism
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: Journalism history, specifically business journalism, and data journalism.

Wells, R. (2019). The Enforcers: How Little-Known Trade Reporters Exposed the Keating Five and Advanced Business Journalism. University of Illinois Press.

Jacquelyn Wiersma-Mosley

Professor

Jacquelyn Wiersma-Mosley
  • Department: School of Human Environmental Sciences
  • College: Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences
  • Research: My research program focuses on interpersonal violence including campus sexual assault, alcohol consumption and bystander intervention; in addition, I have been assessing how cultural competence develops among students and educators.

Wiersma-Mosley, J.D., Willisb, M., Jozkowski, K.N., & Cleveland, M. (2020). Do party schools report higher rates of violence against women in their Clery data? A latent class analysis. Violence Against Women, 26(6-7), 636-658.

Qingyang Zhang

Associate Professor

Qingyang Zhang
  • Department: Mathematical Sciences
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: Statistics and Computational Biology

Direct estimation of differential networks under high-dimensional nonparanormal graphical models. Canadian Journal of Statistics, 2019, 48(2)

Yue Zhao

Associate Professor

Yue Zhao
  • Department: Electrical Engineering
  • College: College of Engineering

Nan Zheng

Professor

Nan Zheng
  • Department: Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: My research is centered on the application of visible light photocatalysis to organic synthesis.

Cai, Y.; Wang, J.; Zhang, Y.; Li, Z.; Hu, D.; Zheng, N.; Chen, H. "Detection of Fleeting Amine Radical Cations and Elucidation of Chain Processes in Visible Light-Mediated [3+2] Annulation by Mass Spectrometry", J. Am Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 12259-12266. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b06319.

2020-21 Academic Year

Lindsey S. Aloia

Associate Professor

Lindsey S. Aloia
  • Department: Department of Communication
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: Dr. Lindsey S. Aloia's research focuses on elucidating the causes and consequences of verbally aggressive communication in interpersonal associations.

Aloia, L. S., & Warren, R. (2021). Cognitive beliefs about, affective reactions to, and behavioral preferences for parent-adolescent conflict. Communication Quarterly, 69(2), 113-132.

Carrie Beam

Teaching Associate Professor

Carrie Beam
  • Department: Industrial Engineering - Operations Management
  • College: College of Engineering
  • Research: I am a teaching assistant professor, so my main interest is how to teach ever-better classes to our students, especially online.

Kevin P. Brady

Professor

Kevin P. Brady
  • Department: Curriculum and Instruction
  • College: College of Education and Health Professions

Susan Bristow

Clinical Associate Professor

Susan Bristow
  • Department: Information Systems (ISYS)
  • College: Sam M. Walton College of Business
  • Research: Primary area of research is mental models and workforce development. This provides data about the program curriculum and prepares the students for the workforce.

Freeze, R. D., Bristow, S. E. "ERP Knowledge: Enhancing Program Growth for Workforce Impact". Paper was accepted to the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-51) on August 18, 2017. Paper was presented at the HICSS Conference on January 6, 2018

Geoff Brock

Distinguished Professor

Geoff Brock
  • Department: English
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: I write poetry and translate poetry, prose, and comics, primarily from Italian.

Allegria, by Giuseppe Ungaretti, translated by Geoffrey Brock. Brooklyn: Archipelago Books, 2020.

Kristofor Brye

University Professor

Kristofor Brye
  • Department: Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences (CSES)
  • College: Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences
  • Research: My general area of research is soil quality in agricultural and natural systems, specifically soil property response to various management practices over time.

Durre, T., K.R. Brye, L.S. Wood, and E.E. Gbur. 2019. Soil moisture regime and mound position effects on soil profile properties in a native tallgrass prairie in northwest Arkansas, USA. Geoderma 352:49-60.

Avishek Chakraborty

Associate Professor

Avishek Chakraborty
  • Department: Mathematical Sciences
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

Jingyi Chen

Professor

Jingyi Chen
  • Department: Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: Design and synthesis of transition metal/metal oxide nanostructures and their surface chemistry for their applications in energy conversion and human health related research.

Crane, C.C.; Manso, R.H.; Li, J.; Benamara, M.; Tao, J.; Zhu, Y.; Wang, F.; Chen, J.* A Metal-on-Metal Growth Approach to Metal-Metal Oxide Core-Shell Nanostructures with Plasmonic Properties, J. Phys. Chem. C 2020, 124, 31, 17191–17203

Vincent F Chevrier

Research Associate Professor

Vincent F Chevrier
  • Department: Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: Space and Planetary sciences, geology and geochemistry

Chevrier, V. F., Rivera-Valentín, E. G., Soto, A. and Altheide, T. S., 2020. Global Temporal and Geographic Stability of Brines on Present-day Mars. The Planetary Science Journal. 1, 64.

Kathy Comfort

Professor

Kathy Comfort
  • Department: World Languages
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: I am interested in the French novel of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, in particular war novels and the intersection of literature and medicine.

Comfort, Kathy. Refiguring les Années Noires. Lexington Books, 2019.

Lisa Corrigan

Professor

Lisa Corrigan
  • Department: Communication
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: Rhetoric of Social Movements, Civil Rights and Black Power, Feminist Studies

Lisa M. Corrigan, Black Feelings: Race and Affect in the Long Sixties (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi), 2020.

Michael K Daugherty

Distinguished Professor

Michael K Daugherty
  • Department: Curriculum & Instruction
  • College: College of Education and Health Professions
  • Research: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics education

Daugherty, M.K., Carter, V. & Sumner, A. (2021). Standards for technological and engineering literacy and STEM education. Technology and Engineering Teacher, (80)5.

Lucas Delezene

Associate Professor

Lucas Delezene
  • Department: Anthropology
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

Shannon Dingman

Professor

Shannon Dingman
  • Department: Mathematical Sciences
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: My research focuses on mathematics standards and curriculum, as well as teachers' curricular reasoning and use of curriculum materials.

Dingman, S. W., Kent, L. B., McComas, K. K., & Orona, C. C. (2019). The language of mathematics education: An expanded glossary of key terms and concepts in mathematics teaching and learning. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill/Sense Publishers.

Abel Embaye

Clinical Associate Professor

Abel Embaye
  • Department: Economics
  • College: Sam M. Walton College of Business

Matthew Ganio

Professor

Matthew Ganio
  • Department: Health, Human Performance and Recreation
  • College: College of Education and Health Professions
  • Research: I investigate mechanisms by which cardiovascular and thermoregulatory responses are altered in healthy and patient populations during stresses such as dehydration, exercise, and heat exposure.

Tucker MA, Caldwell AR, Ganio MS. Adequacy of Daily Fluid Intake Volume Can Be Identified From Urinary Frequency and Perceived Thirst in Healthy Adults. J Am Coll Nutr. 2020 Mar-Apr;39(3):235-242. doi: 10.1080/07315724.2019.1639566. Epub 2019 Jul 26. PMID: 31347984.

Mary Gilbertson

Professor

Mary Gilbertson
  • Department: Libraries
  • College: University Libraries
  • Research: Library Acquisitions

Gilbertson, Mary and Zou, Tim, "Usage Analysis and Assessment of Streaming Video Acquisitions" ALA Editions: Guide to Streaming Video Acquisitions, Chapter 7; p. 55 -75. 2019.

Sara R. Gosman

Associate Professor

Sara R. Gosman
  • Department: Law
  • College: School of Law

Kevin D Hall

University Professor

Kevin D Hall
  • Department: Civil Engineering
  • College: College of Engineering
  • Research: Pavement design, materials, construction, and rehabilitation; engineering professional issues and ethics.

Hall, Kevin D., Linzell, D., Minsker, B., Hajjar, J., and Saviz, C., "ASCE Education Summit: Mapping the Future of Civil Engineering Education", American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA, 2020. ISBN: 9780784483251

Valerie H. Hunt

Associate Professor

Valerie H. Hunt
  • Department: Political Science
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: issues of inequality and discrimination, intersectionality, law, and policy analysis, institutional transformation, and community development and empowerment.

Valerie H. Hunt, Melissa A. Taylor, and Daniel Ramon Cox. "Remembering the Forgotten Minority an Analysis of American Indian Employment Patterns in State and Local Governments, 1991–2015" in American Indian Culture and Research Journal. Vol. 43. No. 1. (2020).

Rhett Hutchins

Clinical Associate Professor

Rhett Hutchins
  • Department: Curriculum & Instruction
  • College: College of Education and Health Professions
  • Research: Development and promotion of religious education (RE) as a field of multiculturalism in teacher-educator preparation.

Toni Jensen

Associate Professor

Toni Jensen
  • Department: English
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: Toni Jensen writes researched nonfiction and fiction about issues affecting contemporary America, including gun violence, climate crisis and violence against Indigenous people.

Jensen, Toni. Carry: A Memoir of Survival on Stolen Land. Ballantine, 2020.

Nathan Kemper

Clinical Associate Professor

Nathan Kemper
  • Department: AFLS-Agri Economics and Agribusiness
  • College: Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

John Kent

Teaching Professor

John Kent
  • Department: Supply Chain Management
  • College: Sam M. Walton College of Business

Stefan Kilyanek

Associate Professor

Stefan Kilyanek
  • Department: Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: My group studies topics in catalysis enabling the up-conversion of biomass. We discover new reactions and catalysts for the conversion of plant matter to petrochemicals.

Tran, R.; Kilyanek, S. M. Deoxydehydration of Polyols Catalyzed by a Molybdenum Dioxo-Complex Supported by a Dianionic ONO Pincer Ligand. Dalton Trans. 2019, 48, 16304. DOI:10.1039/C9DT03759D

Deb Korth

Clinical Professor

Deb Korth
  • Department: Arts and Sciences
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

Bret Lehmer

Associate Professor

Bret Lehmer
  • Department: Physics
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: I am an Astrophysicist studing high-energy phenomena from distant galaxies, including accretion onto black holes and neutron stars, and hot insterstellar gas.

Lehmer, B. D., Eufrasio, R. T., Basu-Zych, A., Doore, K., Fragos, T., Garofali, K., Kovlakas, K., Williams, B. F., Zezas, A., & Santana-Silva, L. 2021, ApJ, 907, 17, "The Metallicity Dependence of the High-Mass X-ray Binary Luminosity Function

Jill W. Lens

Professor

Jill W. Lens
  • Department: Law
  • College: School of Law

Daniel Lessner

Professor

Daniel Lessner
  • Department: Biological Sciences
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: My primary research area is to use genetic and biochemical approaches to understand the unique physiology of methane-producing archaea (methanogens).

Dhamad A and Lessner DJ. 2020. A CRISPRi-dCas9 system for archaea and its use to examine gene function during nitrogen fixation by Methansoarcina acetivorans. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 86:1402-20.

Jeffrey A. Lewis

Associate Professor

Jeffrey A. Lewis
  • Department: Biological Sciences
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: The overall goal of my research program is to understand how organisms sense and respond to stressful environments.

Stuecker TN, Scholes AN, Lewis JA. 2018. Linkage mapping of yeast cross protection connects gene expression variation to a higher-order organismal trait. PLoS Genetics 14(4):e100733

Violeta Lorenzo Feliciano

Associate Professor

Violeta Lorenzo Feliciano
  • Department: World Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: Latin American literatures, with a primary research focus in the study of Hispanic Caribbean cultures and diasporas

"Entre carros y urbanizaciones: industrialización, modernización y años formativos en Isla verde (el Chevy azul) de Manuel Martínez Maldonado." Cincinnati Romance Review vol. 46 (Spring 2019): 58-71. *Awarded the Best Essay Prize by the Canadian Association of Hispanists in 2020*

Kim McComas

Teaching Associate Professor

Kim McComas
  • Department: Curriculum & Instruction
  • College: College of Education and Health Professions
  • Research: My interest is in persuading students who love mathematics, science, or computer science to turn their passions for the discipline into an interest in teaching.

Dingman, S. W., Kent, L. B., McComas, K. K., & Orona, C. C. (2019). The language of mathematics education: An expanded glossary of key terms and concepts in mathematics teaching and learning. Brill Publishers.

Gabriel Diaz Montemayor

Associate Professor

Gabriel Diaz Montemayor
  • Department: Landscape Architecture
  • College: Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design

Sean P. Morrissey

Associate Professor

Sean P. Morrissey
  • Department: School of Art
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

Jeffrey A. Murdock

Associate Professor

Jeffrey A. Murdock
  • Department: Music
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

Kristi L. Perryman

Associate Professor

Kristi L. Perryman
  • Department: Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders
  • College: College of Education and Health Professions

Harry Pierson

Associate Professor

Harry Pierson
  • Department: Industrial Engineering
  • College: College of Engineering

Tish Pohl

Teaching Associate Professor

Tish Pohl
  • Department: Industrial Engineering
  • College: College of Engineering

Kyle Quinn

Associate Professor

Kyle Quinn
  • Department: Biomedical Engineering
  • College: College of Engineering
  • Research: My overall research interests are in developing and utilizing non-invasive quantitative optical methods to characterize the spatiotemporal patterns of disease progression and tissue repair processes.

52. Jones JD, Ramser HE, Woessner AE, Quinn KP (2018). In vivo multiphoton microscopy detects longitudinal metabolic changes associated with delayed skin wound healing. Communications Biology, 1, 198.

Narasimhan Rajaram

Associate Professor

Narasimhan Rajaram
  • Department: Biomedical Engineering
  • College: College of Engineering

Jason Ridge

Professor

Jason Ridge
  • Department: Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Venture Innovation
  • College: Sam M. Walton College of Business
  • Research: My recent research lies at the nexus of government and firms, focusing on how and why firms engage in political activity, the effects of different types of political activity, and the benefits of political activity to firms.

Abdurakhmonov, M., Ridge, J.W. & Hill, A.D. (2021). Unpacking Firm External Dependence: How Government Contract Dependence Affects Firm Investments and market Performance. Academy of Management Journal.

Manuel D. Rossetti

University Professor

Manuel D. Rossetti
  • Department: Industrial Engineering
  • College: College of Engineering
  • Research: Dr. Rossetti's research interests are in the areas of computer simulation modeling, logistics optimization, and inventory analysis applied to production, distribution, and health-care systems.

Rossetti, M.D. (2021). Simulation Modeling and Arena, 3rd and Open Text Edition. Retrieved from https://rossetti.github.io/RossettiArenaBook/ licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

Benjamin R. K. Runkle

Associate Professor

Benjamin R. K. Runkle
  • Department: Biological & Agricultural Engineering
  • College: College of Engineering
  • Research: My group researches the carbon and water cycles in agricultural and wetland environments to understand how these landscapes function and improve their sustainability.

Runkle BRK, Suvočarev K, Reba ML, Reavis CW, Smith SF, Chiu Y-L, Fong B, (2019), Methane emissions reductions from alternate wetting and drying of rice fields detected using the eddy covariance method, Environmental Science & Technology, 53(2), 671-681, doi:10.1021/acs.est.8b05535

Heath Schluterman

Teaching Associate Professor

Heath Schluterman
  • Department: First-year Engineering
  • College: College of Engineering
  • Research: As a Teaching Associate Professor, my research focuses on how academic and student service changes within First-year Engineering impacts our students.

Galbraith, A., & Schluterman, H. A., & Massey, L. B., & Crisel, B. (2019, July), Hands-On Laboratory Exercises for Engineering Applications of Mathematics Course Paper presented at 2018 FYEE Conference, Glassboro, New Jersey.

Allison L. Scott

Associate Professor

Allison L. Scott
  • Department: Eleanor Mann School of Nursing
  • College: College of Education and Health Professions

Karen Sebold

Teaching Associate Professor

Karen Sebold
  • Department: Political Science
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

Denise Breaux Soignet

Clinical Associate Professor

Denise Breaux Soignet
  • Department: Management
  • College: Sam M. Walton College of Business

Wesley D. Stoner

Associate Professor

Wesley D. Stoner
  • Department: Anthropology
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: Archaeological researcher focused on the evolution of complex societies. My primary research focuses on complex exchange systems and urban development in Mesoamerica.

Stoner, W. D., B. L. Stark, A. VanDerwarker and K. R. Urquhart 2021 Between Land and Water: Hydraulic Engineering in the Tlalixcoyan Basin, Veracruz, Mexico. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 61(March):1-20.

Adam Stoverink

Associate Professor

Adam Stoverink
  • Department: Management
  • College: Sam M. Walton College of Business
  • Research: I explore a variety of workplace phenomena, with a special emphasis on leading resilient teams.

Stoverink, A. C., Kirkman, B. L., Mistry, S., & Rosen, B. (2020). Bouncing back together: Toward a theoretical model of work team resilience. Academy of Management Review, 45, 395-422.

Rhonda Syler

Clinical Associate Professor

Rhonda Syler
  • Department: Information Systems (ISYS)
  • College: Sam M. Walton College of Business

Lissette Lopez Szwydky

Associate Professor

Lissette Lopez Szwydky
  • Department: English
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: I specialize in 19th-century literature and culture, adaptation studies, media studies, gender studies, and career education for arts and humanities majors.

Szwydky, Lissette Lopez. Transmedia Adaptation in the Nineteenth Century. Ohio State University Press, 2020.

Claire Terhune

Associate Professor

Claire Terhune
  • Department: Anthropology
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: Primate and human craniofacial shape and biomechanics, and early human dispersals and environments

Terhune, C. E., S. Curran, R. Croitor, V. Drăgușin, T. Gaudin, A. Petculescu, C. Robinson, M. Robu, and L. Werdelin. 2020. Early Pleistocene fauna of the Olteţ River Valley of Romania: Biochronological and biogeographic implications. Quaternary International 553:14–33.

Stephanie Thomas

Clinical Associate Professor

Stephanie Thomas
  • Department: Supply Chain Management
  • College: Sam M. Walton College of Business

Maria Tjani

Professor

Maria Tjani
  • Department: Mathematical Sciences
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: Complex Analysis and Operator Theory

Complex symmetric composition operators on weighted Bergman spaces, Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, 148 (2020), no. 5, 2117-2127 (with S.K Narayan, D. Sievewright).

Ranil Wickramasinghe

Distinguished Professor

Ranil Wickramasinghe
  • Department: Ralph E Martin Department of Chemical Engineering
  • College: College of Engineering
  • Research: My research is in membrane science and technology with applications in the manufacture of biopharmaceuticals, water treatment and the production of biofuels and chemicals.

Pivotal contributions to unit operations based on membrane filtration technology

Weston Wilkerson

Associate Professor

Weston Wilkerson
  • Department: Theater
  • College: J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research: I work as a Lighting Designer/Director for Theatre and Commercial productions

Highlights include Lighting Designs for "Matilda: The Musical" TheatreSquared - Fayetteville, AR; "Miracle on 34th Street: The Live Radio Play", "Sex with Strangers" Stages - Houston, TX; "A Christmas Carol", "Crowns" - Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma (my disclipline's 'publications' are public performances of live theatre)

Brent Williams

Professor

Brent Williams
  • Department: Supply Chain Management
  • College: Sam M. Walton College of Business

Jordan B. Woods

Associate Professor

Jordan B. Woods
  • Department: Law
  • College: School of Law

Shui-Qing "Fisher" Yu

Professor

Shui-Qing
  • Department: Electrical Engineering
  • College: College of Engineering
  • Research: Semiconductor optoelectronics, materials and devices

Yiyin Zhou, Yuanhao Miao, Solomon Ojo, Huong Tran, Grey Abernathy, Joshua M. Grant, Sylvester Amoah, Gregory Salamo, Wei Du, Jifeng Liu, Joe Margetis, John Tolle, Yong-Hang Zhang, Greg Sun, Richard A. Soref, Baohua Li, and Shui-Qing Yu, Electrically injected GeSn lasers on Si operating up to 100 K, Optica 7, 924-928 (2020)

Wenchao Zhou

Associate Professor

Wenchao Zhou
  • Department: Mechanical Engineering
  • College: College of Engineering
  • Research: Research and develop scalable digital manufacturing and next generation 3D printing technologies to accelerate the transition of the civilization to fully autonomous manufacturing

Edidiong Nseowo Udofia, and Wenchao Zhou. "3D printed optics with a soft and stretchable optical material." Additive Manufacturing 31 (2020): 100912.