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  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2019 Academic Catalog

Faculty Roster


The Faculty Roster is designed to help students become acquainted with the members of the faculty at Dillard University. In the first line of this listing, faculty members are named (last name first). Next, their rank is listed, followed by their terminal degree and area of study in which the degree was earned. Finally, the location of their office is listed, followed by their office telephone number.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

Agwaramgbo, Lovell
Professor of Chemistry & Chair, School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Ph.D. in Chemistry, Howard University
Location: Professional Schools Building 342G
Office: 816-4489

Alkahby, Hadi Yahya
Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D. in Mathematics, Adelphi University
Location: PSB 262K
Office: 816-4404

Allen, Cleo Joffrion
Associate Professor of Mass Communication
Ph.D. in Mass Communication and Public Affairs, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Location: Professional Schools Building 248
Office: 816-4041

B

Baham, Eva
Assistant Professor of History
PhD in American Studies/History, Purdue University
Location: DUICEF
Office: 816-4292

Barnes, John H., Jr.
Associate Professor of Art
MFA in Visual Arts, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN
Location: Cook 101
Office: 816-4448

Basu Ray, Julie,
Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D. in Biology, University of Toronto
Location: Stern 100A
Office: 816-4924

Benjamin, Richard Jeff
Instructor of General Education
MEd in College Student Affairs Administration, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL
Location: Professional Schools Building, 101
Office: 816-4918

Bowers, Violet G.
Associate Professor of Music
MA in Piano and Music Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY
Location: Cook 118
Office: 816-4113

Broadway, Ruby L.
Associate Professor of Biology
Ph.D. in Biology, Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA
Location: Stern 122G
Office: 816-4725

Buckles, Eric L.
Associate Professor of Biology
Ph.D. in Microbiology, Meharry Medical College
Location: Stern 100C
Office: 816- 4415

Buddington, Steve
Professor of Social Work
Ph.D. in Social Work, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Location: DUICEF 233
Office: 816-4178

C

Campbell, Richard Todd
Assistant Professor of Film
MFA in Film, Theatre & Communications Arts, University of New Orleans
Location: Cook 136
Office: 816-4450

Chambliss, Lana Naomi
Associate Professor of Psychology & Chair, School of Social Sciences
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Location DUICEF 230
Office: 816-4178

Charles, Cynthia J.
Director, Will W. Alexander Library
Master of Library and Information Science, University of Texas, Austin
Location: Will Alexander Library
Office: 816-4263

Chiu, Ming-Hsing,
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Central Florida
Location: Professional Schools Building 280K
Office: 816-4529

Clark, Cortheal
Associate Professor of Theatre Arts & Chair, School of Humanities
MFA in Theater, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia
Location: Cook 142B
Office: 816-4245

Clark, Gary M.
Associate Professor of Political Science
Ph.D. in Political Science, Howard University
Location: DUICEF 223
Office: 816-4094

Collins, Robert A.
Professor of Urban Studies
Ph.D. in Urban Studies, University of New Orleans, LA
Location: Cook 122
Office: 816-4092

Cooper, Alicia
Assistant Professor of Marketing
Ph.D. in Marketing, Michigan State University, Eli Broad Graduate School of Management,
Location: Professional Schools Building 362K
Office: 816-4201

D

Dai, Hong
Presidential Professor & Professor of Physics
Ph.D. in Mathematics/Actuary Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs
Location: Professional Schools Building 262C
Office: 816-4728

Darwish, Abdalla M.
Professor of Physics & Presidential Professor
Ph.D in Physics, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Location: Professional Schools Building 342C
Office: 816-4768

Davenport, S. Carver
Associate Professor of Music
MM in Music, Vocal Performance & Choral Conducting, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Location: Cook 124
Office: 816-4760

Diab, Aurea Maria Leal
Assistant Professor of World Languages
Interim Director International Students & Study Abroad
MA in Romance Language, University of New Orleans
Location: Cook 120
Office: 816-4099

Dixon, Nancy
Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., English, Louisiana State University
Location: Cook 149D
Office: 816-4450

E

Edinburg, Octavia
Instructor of Social Work
Master of Social Work, Southern University at New Orleans
Location: DUICEF 
Office: 816-4701

Esmail, Ashraf
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
PhD in Sociology, Education Leadership & Administration, Union Institute & University, Cincinnati, OH
Location: DUICEF 237
Office: 816-4701

F

Feldman, Yelani
Instructor of World Languages
PhD in Cognitive Science & Language, Rovira i Virgili University
Location: Cook 200 
Office: 816-4450

Frempong-Mireku, Peter
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D. in Mathematics, Dalhousie University, Canada
Location: Professional Schools Building 262F
Office: 816-4064

Fugar, Christian V.
Associate Professor of Financial Economics
Ph.D. in Economics, Howard University, Washington, D.C.
Location; Professional Schools Building 280C
Office: 816-4697

G

Gerlach, Samantha
Assistant Professor of Biology
PhD in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (EEB), Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Location: Stern 222C
Office: 816-4722

 

Gibbs, Sean
Assistant Professor of Psychology
PhD in Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles, CA
Location: DUICEF 240
Office: 816-4701

Gulley, Lawrence
Professor of Accounting
PhD in Accounting, Texas A & M University
Location: Professional Schools Building 280
Office: 816-4698

H

Harris, Beverly A.
Acquisition/Serial Librarian, Will W. Alexander Library
MLS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Location: Will Alexander Library
Office: 816-4881

Haydel, Nia Woods
Assistant Professor of Urban Studies and Public Policy & Director, Academic Center for Excellence
Ph.D. in Educational Policy Studies, Georgia State University
Location: Professional Schools Building, Room 101
Office: 816-4765

Hogan, Jacqueline
Instructor of Nursing
Master of Nursing, CNS, Louisiana State University Medical Center
Location: Professional Schools Building, Room 102N
Office: 816-4848

Hurst, Charlotte S.
Associate Professor of Nursing
Ph.D. in Nursing, Hampton University, Hampton, VA
Location: Professional Schools Building, Room 102K
Office: 816-4841

Hussain, Mohammed
Associate Professor of Financial Economics
Ph.D. in Financial Economics, University of New Orleans
Location: Professional Schools Building
Office: 816-4271

Hutchinson, Sharon
Professor of Nursing & Chair, School of Nursing
PhD in Education, Nursing Education, Capella University; currently enrolled
PhD in Special Education, University of New Orleans
Location: Professional Schools Building, Room 102
Office: 816-4171

I

Igwike, Richard S.
Associate Professor of Business Management, Interim Dean College of Business
Ph.D. in Political Science, University of New Orleans
Location: Professional Schools Building 362L
Office: 816-4830

J

Johnson, Eartha Lee
Associate Professor of Psychology, Interim Dean College of Arts and Sciences
Ed.D. in Educational Counseling, Texas Southern University, Houston, TX
Location: DUICEF 237
Office: 816-4429

K

Kellum, Katrina
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice in Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner, Loyal University
Location: Professional Schools Building, Room 102F
Office: 816-4848

Kennedy, John
Archives and Special Collections Assistant
MA in Museum Studies, Southern University, New Orleans, LA
Location: Will W. Alexander Library
Office: 816-4960

Kirkland, Willie,
Director, Institutional Research & Adjunct in Political Science
Ph.D. in Political Science, University of New Orleans
Location: Rosenwald 302
Office: 816-4428

L

Lewis, Evelyn
Research Scientist in Minority Health Research
M.D. University of the Health Sciences, The Chicago Medical School
Location: Professional Schools Building, Room 307
Office: 816-4001

M

Mondy, Ora
Instructor of Nursing
MS in Nursing, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
Location: Professional Schools Building, Room 102F
Office: 816-4316

Morris, Keith
Assistant Professor of Film Studies
M.F.A. in Film and Digital Media, University of Central Florida
Location: Professional Schools Building 280F
Office: 816-4548

Mustafa, Nazar S.
Instructor of Financial Economics
Ph.D. in Physics and Mathematics, St. Petersburg State University, Russia
Location: Professional Schools Building
Office: 816-4255

N

 

O

Okorn, Nchor B.
Professor of Political Science
Ph.D. in Political Science, Clark Atlanta University,
Location: DUICEF 224
Office: 816-4827

P

Page, Yolanda W.
Vice President for Academic Affairs & Professor of English
Ph.D.in American and African-American Literature, Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge.
Location: Rosenwald 203
Office: 816-4662

Pult, Jon
Assistant Professor of English
MFA in Creative Writing, University of New Orleans
Location: Cook 149E
Office: 816-4450

R

Raymond, Mark
Instructor of Mass Communications, Media Technical Support
MFA in Film, University of New Orleans,
Location: Professional Schools Building 286
Office: 816-4112

S

Saloy, Mona Lisa
Professor of English
Ph.D. in English, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Location: Cook 144
Office: 816-4354

Saunders, Royal
Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D. in Physiological Chemistry, Ohio State University
Location: Stern 222
Office: 816-4628

Schreiber, Casey
Assistant Professor of Urban Studies
PhD in Urban Studies, University of Southern Mississippi,
Location: DUICEF 234
Office: 816-4682

Singleton, Bernard,
Associate Professor of Biology
DVM in Veterinary Medicine, Tuskegee University Location: Stern 122E
Office: 816-4308

Smith, Jana A.
Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education and Urban Studies
Ph.D. in Urban Higher Education, Jackson State University
Location: DUICEF 242
Office: 816-4430

Smith, Kelly
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice in Executive Leadership, Loyola University in New Orleans
Location: Professional Schools Building, Room 102G
Office: 816-4848

Stanton, Reginald O.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Indiana University
Location: Professional Schools Building 342C
Office: 816-4410

T

Thompson-Sanchez, Janice
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
PhD in Science & Mathematics, Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, LA
Location: Professional Schools Building, Room 102F
Office: 816-4848

Tyler, Danielle R.
Director, Writing Center & Adjunct in English
MA in English, University of Alabama
Location: Cook 149
Office: 816-4180

V

Vrazel, Raymond A., Jr.
Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts
MA in Communications, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, University of New Orleans
Location: Cook 142A
Office: 816-4536

W

Walker, Keisa
Instructor of Public Health
MPH in Public Health Administration, Tulane University
Location: Professional Schools Building 110E
Office: 816-4347

Wax, Amelie
Instructor of General Education
MEd in Counseling & Personnel and Student Affairs Services, University of Southern Mississippi
Location: Professional Schools Building 101
Office: 816-4918

Welldaregay, Wodajo
Associate Professor of Public Health & Chair, School of Public Health
Ph.D. in Biology, Tulane University,
DPH., Tulane, University
Location: Professional Schools Building 110-B
Office: 816-4379

White-Williams, Angelique,
Associate Professor of Nursing
Doctor of Nursing Science, LSU Health Sciences Center
Location: Professional Schools Building 102
Office: 816-4717

Wismar, Keith
Professor of Psychology
Ph.D. in Psychology, Louisiana State University
Location: DUICEF 224
Office: 816-4798

Wright, Beverly
Executive Director, Deep South Center for Environmental Justice & Scholar-in-Residence
Ph.D. in Sociology, State University of New York
Location: DUICEF
Office: 816-4005

Z

Zhang, Wen
Assistant Professor of Music
Doctor of Music Arts in Vocal Performance, University of Nevada at Las Vegas
Location: Cook 126
Office: 816-4450