Graduate Bulletin and Course Catalog

Faculty (W through Z)

MICHAEL GLEN WADE (1983)
Professor in the Department of History
B.A., University of Maryland; M.A., Ph.D., University of Louisiana-Lafayette
Graduate Faculty

TAMMY WAHPECONIAH (2004)
Assistant Professor in the Department of English
B.A., University of Miami; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University
Associate Member of Graduate Faculty

HEATHER LEIGH WALDROUP (2004)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Art
B.A., M.A., Florida State University; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz

GARY LEE WALKER (1988)
Professor in the Department of Biology
B.S., University of South Florida; M.S., Western Carolina University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Graduate Faculty

JOHN FLETCHER WALKER (2005)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology
B.S., Portland State University; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Associate Member of Graduate Faculty

PAUL R. WALLACE (2008)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Leadership and Educational Studies
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

DANIEL CHRISTOPHER WALSH (2008)
Instructor in the Department of Communication
B.S., Appalachian State University; M.A., Marshall University

KIM LOUISE WANGLER (2005)
Associate Professor in the Hayes School of Music
B.M., State University of New York at Potsdam; M.M., Michigan State University; M.B.A., Norwich University

ANN GABRIEL WARD (2008)
Lecturer in the Department of Theatre and Dance
A.S., Lees-McRae College; B.S., Appalachian State University; M.F.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; M.A., Appalachian State University

WILBER HENRY WARD III (1971)
Professor in the Department of English
B.A., The University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa); M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Graduate Faculty

DOUGLAS ALLEN WARING (1993)
Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology
A.A., Arkansas State University at Beebe; B.A., M.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock; Ph.D., Washington State University
Associate Member of Graduate Faculty

BLISS HEMRIC WARREN (1996)
Clinical Professor in the Department of Language, Reading and Exceptionalities; and Clinical Educator
B.S., M.A., Appalachian State University
Associate Member of Graduate Faculty

DIANE M. WARYOLD (2004)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling
B.S., State University College at Cortland, New York; M.Ed., University of Florida; Ed.D., Florida State University
Graduate Faculty

JOHNNY ARLTON WATERS (2004)
Professor and Chair of the Department of Geology
B.S., Auburn University; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University

JASON DILLON WATSON (2008)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Art
B.F.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville; M.F.A., State University of New York College at Purchase

CHARLES ALAN WATKINS (1984)
Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of History; Interim Director of the Public History Program; and Director of the Appalachian Cultural Museum Collection
B.A., Mars Hill College; Ph.D., University of Delaware
Graduate Faculty

ROSE MARY WEBB (2005)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.S., Arkansas Tech University; M.S., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Associate Member of Graduate Faculty

SUSAN CLARE WEINBERG (1994)
Associate Professor in the Department of English
B.A., Boston University; M.F.A., Cornell University

GAYLE MARIE WEITZ (1992)
Professor in the Department of Art
B.S., James Madison University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

SCOTT MICHAEL WELSH (2007)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication
B.A., Taylor University; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University
Associate Member of Graduate Faculty

ROBERT G. WENTA (2003)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
B.S., University of Michigan, Flint; M.A., University of Louisville; Ed.D., Indiana University, Bloomington

JAY ALAN WENTWORTH (1972)
Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion; and Interim Director of the Interdisciplinary Studies Program
B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University; B.D., Chicago Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University

MARGARET GESSLER WERTS (1998)
Associate Professor in the Department of Language, Reading and Exceptionalities
B.A., Emory University; M.A., The University of Texas at Austin; Ed.S., University of Iowa; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Graduate Faculty

STEPHANIE THERESA WEST (2003)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Health, Leisure and Exercise Science
B.S., Auburn University; M.S., Georgia Southern University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

JIM WESTERMAN (2005)
Associate Professor in the Department of Management
B.S., M.B.A., Florida State University; Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder
Graduate Faculty

DALE EUGENE WHEELER (1998)
Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry
B.S., Western Illinois University; M.S., Kansas State University; Ph.D., University of Idaho

STEPHEN R. WHITE (2000)
Associate Professor in the Department of Leadership and Educational Studies
A.S., Dekalb Community College; B.S., Utah State University; B.S., University of Utah; M.P.A., Ed.C., D.A., Idaho State University
Graduate Faculty

JOHN C. WHITEHEAD (2004)
Professor in the Department of Economics
B.A., Centre College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky

THOMAS RICHARD WHYTE (1989)
Professor in the Department of Anthropology
B.F.A., James Madison University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

JAMES THOMAS WILKES (1992)
Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Science
B.S., Appalachian State University; M.S., Ph.D., Duke University
Graduate Faculty

CATHERINE LOUISE WILKINSON (1982)
Professor and Librarian
B.S., Tulane University; M.S.L.S., Louisiana State University; Ed.S., Appalachian State University

DAVID R. WILLIAMS (2003)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Management
B.A., Wofford College; M.B.A., M.H.A., Georgia State University; Ph.D., The University of Alabama at Birmingham

ELIZABETH M. WILLIAMS (2001)
Assistant Professor and Librarian
B.A., M.L.S., University of South Carolina (Columbia); M.A., Appalachian State University

JOEL WAYNE WILLIAMS (1992)
Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance
B.S., Troy State University; M.F.A., The University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa)

JOHN ALEXANDER WILLIAMS (1989)
Professor in the Department of History
B.A., Tulane University; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University

MARIAN REBECCA WILLIAMS (2008)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.A., University of Georgia; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University

RAY STEWART WILLIAMS (1997)
Associate Professor and Assistant Chair of the Department of Biology
B.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; M.S., Sc.S., Appalachian State University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina (Columbia)
Graduate Faculty

ROBIN SMITH WILLIAMS (1995)
Associate Professor in the Department of Technology
B.S., M.A., Appalachian State University; Ed.D., North Carolina State University
Associate Member of Graduate Faculty

STEPHEN D. WILLIAMS (1983)
Professor in the Department of Chemistry
B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University; Ph.D., Washington State University

SUE SIMPSON WILLIAMS (2005)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance
B.A., Wesleyan College; M.F.A., The University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa)

WAYNE ELLIOTT WILLIAMS (1987)
Professor in the Department of Health, Leisure and Exercise Science
B.A., Arkansas Tech University; M.P.A., University of Arkansas; Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Graduate Faculty

THOMAS MARVIN WILLIAMSEN (1972)
Professor in the Department of History
B.S., Colorado State University; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University

CLAUDIA R. WILLIAMSON (2008)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics
B.B.A., Marshall University; M.A., Ph.D., West Virginia University

LAURIE L. WILLIAMSON (1996)
Professor in the Department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling
B.A., University of Colorado; M.A., Adams State College; Ed.D., The University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa)
Graduate Faculty

KRISTOPHER WAYNE WILLIS (2006)
Lecturer in the Department of Communication
B.A., Arkansas State University; M.A., California State University, Chico

MARIAM RAZIAN WILLIS (2008)
Lecturer and Assistant Debate Coach in the Department of Communication
B.A., M.A., Arkansas State University

JENNIFER PRESTON WILSON (2000)
Associate Professor in the Department of English
B.M., DePauw University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Georgia
Graduate Faculty

MICHAEL WINDELSPECHT (2000)
Associate Professor in the Department of Biology
A.S., University of Maryland European Division; B.Sc., Michigan State University; Ph.D., University of South Florida
Graduate Faculty

JON L. WINEK (1993)
Professor in the Department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling
B.S., University of Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California
Graduate Faculty

WENDY LEE WINN (2006)
Assistant Professor in the Department of English; and Director of the Internship Program in the Department of English
B.M., Ohio University; M.A., Clemson University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Associate Member of Graduate Faculty

ROGER ANDREW WINSOR (1971)
Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning
B.S., Shippensburg State College; M.A., Arizona State University; Ph.D., University of Illinois
Associate Member of Graduate Faculty

GEORGE MICHAEL WISE (1972)
Professor in the Department of Sociology
A.B., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Graduate Faculty

MINTRON SUZANNE WISE (1979)
Professor and Librarian
B.A., University of South Carolina; M.S.L.S., University of Kentucky; M.A., Appalachian State University

PHILIP R. WITMER (1992)
Professor in the Department of Accounting
B.A., Greensboro College; M.B.A., University of South Carolina; Ph.D., The George Washington University. CPA
Graduate Faculty

CYNTHIA ANN WOOD (1995)
Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology
B.A., Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin
Graduate Faculty

DAVID DORROH WOOD (1985)
Professor in the Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance; and Joseph F. Freeman Distinguished Professor in Insurance
B.S.B.A., Delta State University; M.B.A., University of Mississippi; D.B.A., Louisiana Tech University
Graduate Faculty

JANET L. WOODS (2001)
Lecturer in the Department of Accounting
B.S.B.A., M.S., Appalachian State University. CPA

TODD TOBIAS WRIGHT (1990)
Associate Professor in the Hayes School of Music
B.M.E., Pikeville College; M.A., Ed.S., Appalachian State University; M.M., University of South Florida

SCOTT DAVID WYNNE (2006)
Assistant Professor in the Hayes School of Music
B.A., Eastern Kentucky University; M.M., University of Miami

BARBARA YALE-READ (1986)
Professor in the Department of Art
B.A., Towson State University; M.F.A., East Tennessee State University

HONGWEI (CHRIS) YANG (2007)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication
B.A., Nankai University; M.A., Beijing Foreign Studies University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

MARGARET ANN YAUKEY (1996)
Associate Professor in the Department of Art
B.A., Grinnell College; M.F.A., Tyler School of Art, Temple University

ROBERT JAY YOBLINSKI (1997)
Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry
B.A., Wittenberg University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky

JAMES EDWARD YOUNG (1993)
Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Geography and Planning
B.S., M.S.Ed., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Graduate Faculty

BARBARA HOPE ZAITZOW (1994)
Professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies
B.A., San Diego State University; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Graduate Faculty

TED ZERUCHA (2005)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology
B.S., M.S., University of Manitoba, Canada; Ph.D., University of Ottawa, Canada
Associate Member of Graduate Faculty

SARA OLIN ZIMMERMAN (1992)
Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction
B.G.S., B.S.Ed., M.S., Ph.D., University of Kansas
Graduate Faculty

MARK CHRISTIAN ZRULL (1992)
Professor in the Department of Psychology
B.S., Georgia State University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina
Graduate Faculty