Faculty & Staff

Dr. Woodrow Trathen
Professor
Literacy Education
Chair
Dr. Elizabeth Frye
Professor
Literacy Education
Assistant Chair
Dr. Morgan Blanton
Clinical Associate Professor
Literacy Education
Dr. Denise Brewer
Associate Professor
Child Development
Dr. Beth Buchholz
Associate Professor
Literacy Education
Program Director of Literacy Education
Dr. Dionne Sills Busio
Assistant Professor
Child Development
Program Director of Birth to Kindergarten
Dr. Peijuan Cao
Assistant Professor
Literacy Education
Dr. Aftynne Cheek
Associate Professor
Special Education
Program Director of Special Education
Dr. Kelly Clark
Assistant Professor
Special Education
Dr. Randa Dunlap
Assistant Professor
Child Development
Amanda Gregory
Lecturer
Child Development
Dr. Lindsay Griendling
Assistant Professor
Special Education
Dr. Robin Groce
Associate Professor
Literacy Education
Dr. Angie B. Harris
Assistant Professor
Special Education
Dr. Susan Hedges
Assistant Professor
Special Education
Director of Scholars with Diverse Abilities Program
Dr. Larry Kotering
Professor
Special Education
Dr. James Larsen
Assistant Professor
Child Development
Jenny McCourry
Lecturer
Literacy Education
Tonya Moore
Lecturer
Literacy Education
Dr. Kindel Turner Nash
Associate Professor
Literacy Education
Spangler Distinguished Professor of Early Childhood Literacy
Dr. Ashley Pennell
Assistant Professor
Literacy Education
Dr. Daniel Poling
Assistant Professor
Special Education
Dr. Debra Prykanowski
Associate Professor
Special Education
Program Coordinator for Special Education Graduate Certificate and Autism Graduate Certificate
Rhonda Russell
Senior Lecturer
Child Development
Dr. Rebecca Shankland
Associate Professor
Special Education
Dr. Pam Shue
Associate Professor
Child Development
Dr. Teressa Sumrall
Associate Professor
Child Development
Program Director of Child Developement
Dr. Christopher Van Loan
Professor
Special Education
Dr. Devery Ward
Professor
Literacy Education
Director of the Anderson Reading Clinic
Dr. Rong Zhang
Assistant Professor
Literacy Education
Dr. Andrea Anderson
Director of Lucy Brock Child Development Lab
Kaaren Hayes
Director and Outreach Coordinator of Parent to Parent Family Support Networ
Melissa Isaacs
University Program Associate
Claudia Palta
Student Services Manager
Cassandra Parrish
Assistant Director of Lucy Brock Child Development Lab
Kaitlyn Reda
Program Coordinator of Scholars with Diverse Abilities Program
Beth Sibley
Assistant Director of Scholars with Diverse Abilities Program