Oct 22, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
2020-2021 College Catalog

Thomas Nelson’s Faculty


Full-time Faculty

Adjunct Faculty

Professor Emeriti

Full-Time Faculty

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Abrahams, Shaheem: abrahamss@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department Head; Department: Biology; Education: B.A. (cum laude), Ohio Wesleyan University, 1987; M.S., The Ohio State University, 1989; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2003.

Albertini, Franz: albertinif@tncc.edu; Position: Director of Career Services and Workforce Transition; Department of Workforce Development; Education: B.A., Saint Leo University, 2000; M.S., Troy University, 2007; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2007.

Alexander, Michelle: alexanderm@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Health; Education: B.S. (cum laude), James Madison University, 1999; M.P.H., University of South Carolina, 2001; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2010.

Anderson, Amy: andersona@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Paralegal; Education: B.A., Oregon State University, 1995; J.D., Willamette University College of Law, 2000; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Ashe, Amy: ashea@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Emergency Medical Services; Education: A.S. Eastern Kentucky University, 2010; B.S., Eastern Kentucky University, 2014; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2016.

Ashley, Tracy:  ashleyt@tncc.edu; Position: Director of Development; Department: Institutional Advancement; Education: B.S., Old Dominion University, 1988; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2016.

Askew, Robert: askewr@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Program Head; Department: Business; Education: B.A., Cuttington College, 1970; M.S., Hult International Business School, 1979; E.D.M., Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management, 2004; Joined Thomas Nelson; 2009.

Aukland, Cheryl: auklandc@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Information Technology; Education: A.S., Thomas Nelson Community College, 1986; B.S., Christopher Newport College, 1989; M.S., The College of William and Mary, 1995; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1996.

Barnett, Stephanie: barnetts@tncc.edu; Position: Professor; Department: English; Education: B.A., University of Baltimore, 1991; M.Ed., Salisbury University, 1993; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2006; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Beasley, Beth: beasleyb@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: English; Education: B.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1983; M.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1987; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2002.

Berquist, Peter: berquistp@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Department Head; Department: Geology; Education: B.S., The College of William and Mary, 2001; M.S., Vanderbilt University, 2005; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2007.

Blackwell, Jacqueline: blackwellj@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: English; Education: B. A., Hampton University, 1983; M.A., University of Virginia, 1985; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2000.

Blount-Sears, Sirena: searss@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Nursing; Education: B.S., Old Dominion University, 2012; M.S., Old Dominion University, 2015; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2017.

Bock, Ursula: bocku@tncc.edu; Position: Dean, Arts, Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences;  Education: Ph.D., University of Salzburg, 1979; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2003.

Bonavita, Jeffrey: bonavitaj@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Emergency Medical Services; Education: B.S. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2010; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Burge, Mark: burgem@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor, Program Head; Department: Automotive; Education: A.A.S., Thomas Nelson Community College, 1989; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2007.

Burge-Hall, Valerie: burgehallv@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Health; Education: B.S.P.H., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1991; M.A., East Carolina University, 1993; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2015; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Burns, Brian: burnsb@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor: Department: Arts, Business, Humanities and Social Sciences ; Education: M.Sci., University of Glasgow, 1998; M.Sc., University of Stirling, 2000; M.S., Old Dominion University, 2005; Ph.D., Old Dominion University, 2007; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Buttram, Corey: buttramc@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor, Professional Librarian; Department: Learning Resources; Education: B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2002; M.L.I.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2009; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2010.

Byrd-Poller, Lynda: byrd-pollerl@tncc.edu; Position: Director of Human Resources, Title IX; Department: Human Resources; Education: B.S., Hampton University, 1989; M.Ed., Regent University, 1999; Ed.S & Ed.D., George Washington University, 2001 & 2013; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2018.

Calderon-Doherty, Sandra: calderons@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Department Head; Department: Communication Studies; Education: B.A., SUNY College New Paltz, 2001; M.A., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2003; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2008.

Callaway, Cynthia: callawayc@tncc.edu; Position: Vice President for Institutional Advancement; Department: Institutional Advancement; Education: B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1985; J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1989; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2006.

Carpenter, Steven: carpenters@tncc.edu; Position: Vice President for Finance and Administration; Department: Finance and Administration; Education: B.A., Christopher Newport University, 1991; M.A., Regent University, 1995; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2019.

Carter, Lloyd: carterl@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor, Emergency Medical Services Program Head; Department: Health Professions; Education: B.S., University of Maryland, 1997; M.S., University of Maryland, 2009; M.P.A., University of Baltimore, 2011; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2013.

Clark, Crystal: clarkc@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Nursing; Education: B.S., Kaplan University, 2009; M.S., 2011; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2013.

Coffey, David: coffeyd@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Program Head; Department: Police Science; Education: B.A., Santa Monica College, 1977; J.D., University of West Los Angeles, 1982; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1996.

Cotman, Sharon: cotmans@tncc.edu; Position: Professor, Program Head; Department: Information Systems Technology; Education: A.A.S., Thomas Nelson Community College, 1976; B.S., Norfolk State University, 1979; M.B.A., Old Dominion University, 1983; M.A., Hampton University, 1993; Ed.S, George Washington University, 2006; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1984.

Croft, Tonesia: smithto@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Dental Hygiene; Education: A.S., Tidewater Community College, 1999; B.S., Old Dominion University, 2005; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2013.

Dean, Michelle: deanm@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Art History; Education: A.A.S., Central Piedmont Community College, 1991; B.A., Christopher Newport University, 2000; M.A., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2003; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2006.

DeCinque, Gregory T.: Position: Interim President of Thomas Nelson Community College; Department: President’s Office; Education: B.A., Montclair State College, 1969; M.A., New York University, 1971;  Ph.D., University of Texas Austin, 1983; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2020.   

Dickens, Beth: dickensb@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Dean; Department: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics; Education: A.S., Community College of the Air Force, 2004; B.S., Buffalo State College, 1983; M.S., Webster University, 2009; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2010.

Dollieslager, Richard: dollieslagerr@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: English; Education: A.A., Black Hawk College, 1978; B.S., Southern Illinois University, 1981; M.S. Ed., Southern Illinois University, 1984; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1992.

English, Susan: englishsu@tncc.edu; Position: Vice President for Academic Affairs and Workforce Development; Department: Academic Affairs and Workforce Development; Education: B.S., University of Maryland Baltimore County, 1988; M.Ed., Salisbury University, 1992; Ph.D., Morgan State University, 2016; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2016.

Evans, Ann S.: evansa@tncc.edu; Position: Professor; Department: Biology; Education: B.A., Coker College, 1979; M.S., College of William and Mary, 1984; Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 1989; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2006.

Faison, Janelle: faisonj@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Business; Education: B.A., Lynchburg College, 1999; M.B.A., Hampton University, 2001; Ph.D., Hampton University, 2015; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2016.

Felker Steven: felkers@tncc.edu; Position: Director of Institutional Research & Effectiveness; Department: Institutional Research & Effectiveness; Education: B.A., University of Virginia, 2006; M.S., University of Virginia, 2008; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2012.

Feygelson, Rimma: feygelsonr@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department Head; Department: Mathematics; Education: M.S., St. Petersburg Institute of Economics and Trade, 1992; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Filsinger, Michael: filsingerm@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Mathematics; Education: B.A., University of Cincinnati, 1990; M.S., University of Cincinnati, 1994; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2018.

Fotinos, Anthony: fotinosa@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Communication Studies; Education: B.A., Virginia Wesleyan College 1999, M.A., Norfolk State University 2003; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2005.

Frank, Jean: frankj@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor, Program Head; Department: Technical Studies with Specialization in Industrial Technology; Education: A.S. Florida Community college 1998; B.S., Thomas A. Edison State College 2005; M.S., Thomas A. Edison State College, 2014; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Frazier, Teresa: fraziert@tncc.edu; Position: Professor, Program Head; Department: Early Childhood Education; Education: B.S., Longwood College, 1974; M.S., Old Dominion University, 1977; C.A.S., Old Dominion University, 1992; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1992.

Giron-Simmons, Alandra: girona@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Spanish; Education: B.A., Virginia Tech, 2006; M.A., George Mason University, 2010; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2013.

Golub, Tatiana: golubt@tncc.edu; Position: Professor, Department Head; Department: Mathematics; Education: B.S., M.S.; Tomsk State University, 1983; Ph.D., Institute of High Current Electronics, RAS, 1990; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2006.

Hanlin, Mary: hanlinm@tncc.edu; Associate Professor; Position: Open Educational Resources Librarian; Department of Learning Resources; Education: B.A., Christopher Newport University, 2002; MLIS University of Pittsburgr, 2004; M.S. Old Dominion University, 2009; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2017.

Harrison, Betsy: harrisonb@tncc.edu; Position: Dean of Student Services, Deputy Title IX Coordinator; Department: Office of Student Services; Education: B.A., College of William and Mary, 1980; M.Ed., College of William and Mary, 1984; C.A.S., College of William and Mary, 1985; Ed.D, College of William and Mary, 1996; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2008.

Harrison, Robert: harrisonr@tncc.edu; Position: Distance Learning Librarian; Department: Learning Resources; Education: B.A., Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 1990; M.S., Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 1992; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Hathaway, Janice: hathawayj@tncc.edu; Position: Professor; Department: Graphic and Media Design; Education: B.F.A., University of Alabama, 1973; M.F.A., University of Alabama, 1975; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2008.

Hayden, Dawn: haydend@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: English; Education: B.A., George Mason University, 1987; M.A., Old Dominion University, 1996; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2003.

Hines, Kelly: hinesk@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor, Program Head; Department: Accounting; Education: B.A., Eastern New Mexico State University, 1992; M.A., New Mexico State University, 2000; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2004.

Hiotellis, Sofoklis, hiotelliss@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Accounting; Education: B.A., Old Dominion University, 2003; M.S., Old Dominion University, 2008; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2014.

Hollins, Jeanetta, hollinsj@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Director of Advising; Department: Advising; Education: M Ed., University of Pittsburgh, 2001; PhD., Old Dominion University, 2015; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2019.

Hurst, Richard: hurstr@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor, Professional Counselor; Disability Services Coordinator; Department: Office of Student Success; Education: B.S., University of Cincinnati, 1991; M.Ed., University of South Carolina, 1993; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2008.

Indika, S.H. Sathish : indikas@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Mathematics; Education: B.S., University of Colombo, 1997; M.S., New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, 2002; M.S., Clemson University, 2004; M.S., College of William and Mary, 2006; Ph.D., Old Dominion University, 2010; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2010.

Jenkins, Shanda: jenkinssj@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Program Head; Department: Psychology; Education: B.S., Radford University, 1998; M.S., Old Dominion University, 2004; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Jones, Jennifer: jonesje@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Nursing; Education: B.S., Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing, 2015; M.S., Liberty University, 2018; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2017.

Keithley, Virginia: keithleyv@tncc.edu; Position: Director of Student Support Services - TRIO Grant; Department: TRIO; Education: B.S.B.A., Christopher Newport University, 1987; M.Ed., College of William and Mary, 1992; Ed.S., College of William and Mary, 1996; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2006.

Keneally, Leo: keneallyl@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor, Program Head; Department: Political Science; Education: B.A., George Mason University, 1990; M.S., Florida State University, 1992; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2007.

Kelso, Elizabeth: kelsoe@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Mathematics; Education: B.S., Grove City College, 2009; M.A., Wake Forest University, 2011; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2019.

Kuchina, Elena: kuchinae@tncc.edu, Position: Professor; Department Head; Department: Physics; Education: B.A., Kazakh State University, 1987; M.S., Old Dominion University, 2001; Ph.D., Old Dominion University, 2004; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

LeMay, Lynsey: lemayl@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Geology; Education: B.S., College of William and Mary, 2002; M.S., College of William and Mary, 2007; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2013.

Linden-Brooks, Sarah: lindenbrookss@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Instructor; Department: History: Education: B.A., Christopher Newport University, 2009; M.S., Northeastern University; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2018

Long, Richard: longp@tncc.edu; Position: Interim Dean, Public Safety, Allied Health, and Human Services; Assistant Professor; Program Head; Department; Fire Science and Emergency Medical Services; Education: A.A.S., Tidewater Community College, 1999; B.S., Hampton University, 2003; M.S., Troy University, 2008; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Lynch, Karen: lynchk@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Nursing; Education: A.A.S., Thomas Nelson Community College, 1990; B.S.N., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2001; M.S.N., Old Dominion University, 2011; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2016.

Mahfouz, Riham: mahfouzr@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Chemistry; Education: B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign 2001; M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2003; M.S., University of Maryland College Park, 2014; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2005.

Manfred, Michelle: manfredm@tncc.edu; Position: Director of Information Services; Education: B.A., Christopher Newport University, 1987; M.B.A., The College of William and Mary, 1990; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2005.

Mann, Michael: mannm@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Information Systems Technology; Education: B.S., Christopher Newport University, 1985; M.S. Strayer University, 2011. Joined Thomas Nelson: 2009.

Maria-Fagundez, Sergio, Sergio: maria-fagundezs@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Mathematics; Education: M.S., University of Extremadura Badajoz, 2001; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2013.

Marioneaux, Harold: marioneauxh@tncc.edu; Position: Coordinator of Dental Hygiene Program; Department: Dental Hygiene; Education: B.A., Hampton University, 1978; D.D.S., Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry, 1981; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2009.

Martin, Jennifer: martinj@tncc.edu; Position: Professor; Department: Biology; Education: B.S., Old Dominion University 1997; M.S., University of Connecticut 2001; Ph.D., The College of William and Mary, 2015; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2005.

Maule, Amanda: maulea@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Mathematics; Education: B.S., Florida Southern College, 1999; M.A., Miami University, 2001; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2012.

McDonald, Joshua: mcdonaldj@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Philosophy; Education: B.S., California State University Fresno, 2008; M.A., Boston University, 2016; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2017.

Morey, Jennifer: moreyj@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Psychology; Education: B.S., Old Dominion University, 2008; M.S., West Virginia University, 2011; Ph.D., West Virginia University, 2013; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Morris, Edward: morrise@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Drafting; Education: B.S., Old Dominion University; M.S., Old Dominion University, 2000; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2014.

Moulenbelt, Jason: moulenbeltj@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Philosophy; Education: A.A., Kalamazoo Valley Community College, 1996; B.A., Western Michigan University, 1998; M.A., Western Michigan University, 2002; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Mun, Ji Hyon: munj@tncc.edu; Position: Professor, Program Head; Department: Engineering; Education: B.A., Binghamton University, 1998; M.S., Binghamton University, 2000; Ph.D., Binghamton University, 2003; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2008.

Olagunju, Olufunke: olagunjuo@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Chemistry; Education: B.S., University of Ilorin, 1991; M.S., Portland State University, 2004; Ph.D., Portland State University, 2008; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Ostraff, Joshua: ostraffj@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Art; Education: M.F.A., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 2012; B.F.A., Brigham Young University 2009; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2017

Perkins, Bobby: perkinsb@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor Trades Training Instructional Developer; Department: Workforce Development; Education: A.A.S., Pitt Community College, 2002; B.S., East Carolina University, 2008; M.A., Liberty University, 2017; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2013.

Pierce, Nicholas: piercen@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Information Systems Technology; Education: B.S., ECPI University, 2012; M.S., ECPI University, 2014; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2016.

Poosson, Sylvain: poossons@tncc.edu; Position: Professor; Department: Foreign Language; Education: M.A., University of Virginia, 1998; Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2004; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2010.

Powers, Hannah: powersh@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: History; Education: B.A., Duke University, 2010; M.A., The College of William & Mary, 2012; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2014.

Pounder, Gary: pounderg@tncc.edu; Position: Director of Military Affairs and Contract Credit Department: Workforce Development; Education: B.S., Arkansas State University, 1980; M.A., Valdosta State University, 1990; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2014.

Preble, Margaret: preblem@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Department Head; Department: Sociology; Education: A.A., Northern Virginia Community College, 1972; B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1974; M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1976; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1982.

Quiros, Christina: quirosc@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Dental Hygiene; Education: B.S., Old Dominion University, 2008; M.S., Old Dominion University, 2015; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2016.

Rarig, Kristen: rarigk@tncc.edu; Position: Vice President for Student Affairs; Department: Student Affairs; Education: B.B.A., The College of William and Mary, 1985; M.S.M., Troy State University, 1987; Ph.D., Old Dominion University, 2020; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Ray, Julia Lisa: rayl@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Department Head; Department: English; Education: B.S., Appalachian State University, 1987; M.A., Appalachian State University, 1989; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2000.

Reid, Scott A.: reids@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Sociology; Education: B.A., Kent State University, 1989; M.A., Kent State University, 1991; Ph.D., Kent State University, 1999; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Rockson, Thomas: rocksont@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: English; Education: A.A.S., Rappahannock Community College, 1994; B.A., College of William and Mary, 1996; M.A., James Madison University, 1999; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2010.

Rondeau, Laura: rondeaul@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Emergency Medical Services; Education: B.S., Longwood University, 2002; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2016

Rueckert, David: rueckertd@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Graphic and Media Design; Education: B.S.B.A., Bucknell University, 1976; B.L.S., University of Mary Washington, 1995; M.F.A., George Mason University, 2003; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2006.

Samuels, Keisha: samuelsk@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Dean of Public Safety, Allied Health, and Human Services, LEAP Fellow;  Program Head: Department: Human Services; Education: B.S.W., Norfolk State University, 1998; M.A., Old Dominion University, 2004; M.A., Norfolk State University, 2011; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2013.

Schaffner, Sally: schaffners@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor, Department Head; Department: Computer Science; Education: B.S., Old Dominion University, 1977; B.S.E.E.T., Old Dominion University, 1980; M.S., The College of William and Mary, 1989; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Schmidt, Amy: schmidta@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Mathematics; Education: B.S., University of Minnesota Duluth, 2009; M.S., University of Minnesota Duluth, 2011; PhD., George Mason University, 2015; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2019.

Schneider, Stacey: schneiders@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Department Head; Department: History and Geography; Education: B.A., James Madison University, 2000; M.A., James Madison University, 2002; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2012.

Scott, Terrance: scottt@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning; Education: B.S., Ferris State University; A.A.S., Thomas Nelson Community College; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2018.

Smith, Patrick: smithp@tncc.edu; Position: Professor; Department: Psychology; Education: B.A., The College of William & Mary, 1986; M.A., Regent University, 1988; Ph.D., Capella University, 2006; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2016.

Song, Pengfei: songp@tncc.edu; Position: Professor; Department: Biology; Education: B.S., Tianjin University, 2000; M.S., Michigan Technological University, 2004; Ph.D., Michigan Technological University, 2005; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2014.

Spencer, Jacqueline: spencerj@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Biology; Education: B.A., Mary Washington College, 1969; M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1993; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1996.

Spryn, Lucinda: sprynl@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Department Head; Department: Chemistry; Education: B.S., Juniata College, 1983; M.S., American University, 1988; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Stainback, Susan: stainbacks@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Nursing; Education: B.S., Old Dominion University, 1986; M.S., Hampton University, 1991; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2002.

Struble, E. Marie: strubleem@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Developmental Mathematics; Education: B.S., The College of William and Mary, 1986; M.A., Western Governors University, 2007; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2013.

Sundblad, Michael: sundbladm@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor, Department Head; Department: Performing Arts; Education: B.A., North Central College, 2003; M.M., Illinois State University, 2005; DMA, Boston University, 2020; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2007.

Swain, Eddie: swaine@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor, Director of Workforce Training and Continuing Education; Education: B.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1986; M.Ed., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1987; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2017

Taylor, Ian: taylori@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Economics; Education: B.S., Longwood University, 2008; M.S., Old Dominion University, 2009; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Tessier, Paul: tessierp@tncc.edu; Position: Instructor; Department: Mathematics; Education: M.A., Maharishi International University, 1993; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2011.

Varbalow, Julia: varbalowj@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Mathematics; Education: B.A., Skidmore College, 1992; M.A., University of Kentucky, 1995; Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2000; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2008.

Vaughan, Sherry: vaughans@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Mathematics; Education: A.S., Thomas Nelson Community College, 2007; B.S., James Madison University, 2009; M.S., University of Delaware, 2011; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2013.

Ventura, William: venturaw@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Communications Studies; Education: B.A., University of the Nations, 1995; M.A., Regent University, 1998; Ph.D., Regent University, 2006; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2014.

Weiser, Michael: weiserm@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor, Department Head; Department: Developmental English; Education: B.A., New York University, 1975; M.A., New York University, 1978; M. Phil., New York University, 1982; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1996.

Wentworth, Dorothy: wentworthd@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Communications Studies; Education: B.A., Purdue University, 1979; M.A., DePaul University, 1983; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Wheeler, Cece: wheelerc@tncc.edu; Position: Professor, Program Head; Department: Art; Education: B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1973; M.F.A. in Visual Studies, Vermont College, 2005; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2002.

Wilcox, Rich: wilcoxr@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Mechatronics; Education: A.A., Patrick Henry Community College, 2005; B.S., Ferrum College, 2010; M.S., Lesley University, 2015; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2015.

Wilder, Marilou: wilderm@tncc.edu; Position: Assistant Professor; Department: Nursing; Education: M.S., University of Oklahoma, 1989; M.S., Chamberlain University, 2016; B.S.N., University of South Alabama, 1980; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2017.

Williams, Lauren: williamsla@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Director of Curriculum and Instruction; Education: B.A., SUNY Stony Brook, 2003; M.A., CUNY City College, 2009; Ph.D., St. John’s University, 2017; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2013.

Young, Julie: youngj@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor, Program Head; Department: Mechanical Engineering; Education: B.S.M.E., Old Dominion University, 1990; M.S.M.E., Old Dominion University, 1996; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2007.

Zahn, Kimberly: zahnk@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department of Biology; Education: B.S., Christopher Newport University, 1994; M.S., Christopher Newport University, 2007; M.S., University of Nebraska at Kearney, 2013; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2008.

Zahn, Martin: zahnm@tncc.edu; Position: Associate Professor; Department: Biology; Education: B.A., Cornell College, 1968; M.A., Yale University, 1969; M.A., University of Colorado, 1979; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1993.

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Arts, Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences Division

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Alphin, Caroline G.

Ames, Nedria Shondrell

Atwell, Amanda Darby

Aysheshim, Surafel Demelash

Batten, Thomas L

Bavaria, Christopher J

Beiser, Paula A

Berrios-Depasquale, Carmen Dora

Blankenship, Starsha Seeta

Bock, Christopher Charles

Bradford, Anthony J

Bradley, Arthur Thomas

Brady, Steven C

Brown, Jennifer Smith

Brown, Jessica S

Bryant II, James R

Bucchioni, Chrystal Jones

Campolongo, John Cary

Cappuzzo, Gianpaolo

Chew III, Richard S

Clash, Gwendolyn S

Cooper McLaughlin, Evelyn Rochelle

Croteau, Brian Roland

Day, Shawn L

Debusk, Stephen Woodrow

Derry, Nicole J

Dey, John M

Dickens, Beth A

Drury, Diane E

Dunn, Linda Wheeler

Erbes, Carol E

Escobar, Kristi B

Feldman, Dennis Todd

Fu, Chiazen

Gaines, Ateba Darsha

Geiger, Peter Hamilton

Gerdes, Paul D.

Giscombe, Peter Antolin

Golden, Gerald D.

Grenier, Daniel P

Grzeda, Stanislaw

Hanlin, Mary Elaine Jane

Harris Jr., Christopher Jerome

Haugh, Kristofor L

Heatwole, Deborah F

Hilleary, Lisa Michelle

Hinton, Byron Romain

Hoffman, Janice T

Holcomb, William T

Jawhar, Tariq

Jones Hubert, Leroy H

Jones, Bryan William

Kolba,Thomas Jr

Lambert, Veronica Dorothy Michelle

Lapointe, Christopher Michael

Liddiard Jr., Evan M

Lowery, Helen Sophia

Lunsford,Sandra F

McDonald, Kwisuk P

McHugh, April

Mercier III, Peter James

Mercier, Judith Depietro

Mihaly, John V

Neal, Catherine A

Nix, Ilze

Norman, Jason Ruben

Nosova, Olga Iosifovna

Osborne, Desmond G

Petko, Ellen Fisher

Petrovic Mundzic, Ines

Phillips, Patricia Noressa

Pons Jr., Philip Eugene

Puckitt, Sarah Eva

Quiroz, Raul

Rausch, Amanda Collier

Redding, Dionne L

Seifert, Christine H.

Shaw, Mary D

Sherwood,Tina C

Siegmund, John Bernard

Spooney, Yolanda Lynne

Stewart, Nathan Edward

Swett, Richard W

Swisher, Robert Alvin

Tatem, Irving L

Thompson, Victor Harold

Tremper, Kristin E

Van Tine, Shalon Amber

Vandeventer, Arthur D

Vrooman, Rona J

Walker, Rachel Moore

Washington, Tina Louise

Watts, Kristi Ann

Wessel, Michael S

Wilson, Steven L

Younica, Anne Alexandra Serio

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Public Safety, Allied Health and Human Services

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Antignano, Daniel Christopher

Ashe, Amy Christina

Barnett, Jeremy T

Bonavita Jr., Jeffrey Joseph

Bracy, Annette Edge

Briggs, Tara M

Bullock, Beverly H

Burgess, Bradley S

Carson, Hanna Elizabeth

Clifton, Marian Denise

Coy, Damien G.

Croft, Tonesia Dawn

Davis, Summer Joy

Dent, William P

Dishner, James Robert

Dowell, Courtney Lynn

Durbin, Stephanie Wright

Fancher, Monica Lynn

Fratiani, Rosetta Maria

Graves, Lee L

Greene, Leah Rose

Greene-Price, Delores Elizabeth

Habura, Agnieszka

Haynie, Kimberly R

Helsel, Mary Beth

Henderson, Michelle L

Hibbett, Leisha Johnson

Hill, Megan Yvonne

Hoffmann, Michelle

Holmes, Woodrow C Lathan

Hunter, Carolyn Ann

Kain, John

Lee,  Roger II

Martin, Juile A

McCoy, Kevin G

Meadows, Catherine Paced

Monk Salken, Melinda Lee

Munoz, Tracy Michelle

Overton,Cecil R

Paxton, Michelle L

Pleasant, Rochelle G

Putnam, Philip H

Ragan-Pimblett, Susan K

Rashid, Ajeenah K

Richardson, Monica Lashawn Cohen

Rondeau, Laura Ann

Santoni, Maura M

Savage, Daryl L

Seals, Kenneth R

Shield Jr., David G

Simmons, Sharon

Tennyson, Bernice B

Trainum, Jean S

Urbano, Eliezer Dulay

Watkins, Glenda Lafaith

Weneck, Richard W

Wheaton, Jawaun D

Wiggins, Jacquelyne C

Williams, Serena Marie

Williams-Jones, Jewel Michelle

Yang, Janet

Young, John C

Zoller-Crossan, Vicki

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics 

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Alexander, Maryse Yvette

Anderson Jr., William Michael

Bala, Bala G

Baskerville, Kevin G

Bellows, Alan S

Braxton, Renarda L

Broadley Jr. ,Harold Z

Burke, Jay C.

Cannon, Tiffany Thomas

Collier, Amanda Michelle

Crawley, Sunny Sheliese

Crowley, Pamela K

Cruz, Stephanie L

Das, Sankar

Decker, Lloyd

Dellavalle, James A

Demeo, Alexander W

Dulli, Hani

Edradan, Alberto Omni

Elrod, Lonnie Floyd

Fary, Timothy C

Glen Jr., Dirk Tre

Goergen, Daniel Joseph

Gonzalez, Jennifer

Guinn, Barbara B

Hall, Lisa Todd

Hallare, Ferdinand V

Haque, Dilrowshan Hafiza Akhtar

Hardage, Adrianna Ferraioli

Hasan, Maimoona

Hewitt, Shauna Lynn

Hicks, Betty J

Holland, Robert L

Houle, Melanie Sue

Hrinda, Glenn A

Hubbard, Sylvester

Hughes, Linda Mae

Jeffery, Carol Janette

Johnson, Holly Dove

Jones, Anthony V.

Jones, Doretha

Kankanamge, Duminda G J

Kennedy, James L

Kirby, Michael D

Lovett, John Chadderton

Marcinkus, Susan Rita

Marple, Christopher R

Mason, Michael A

Maynard, Kenneth Paul

McClenney, David A

Mead, Jaime Ann

Meranda,Toni M

Merritt, Lisa L

Michaels, Robert Williams

Middleton, Maury E

Moats, Roy I

Mohammed,Yousuf Shaker

Morrison, Sonya Harrow

Oliver, Faye E

Parsons, Robert W

Penrose, Bruce H

Ricks, Jonathan Thomas

Riggs, Robert E

Rudnicky, James L

Sadler, Penny L

Shawler, Justin Lee

Stephens,Laura Angelica

Sterk, Marius

Susalis, Christopher R

Thompson, Nancy Ann Nimmo

Touron,Charles F

Townes, Anthony Whitney

Tripathi, Ram K

Trower IV, Benjamin

Tuckey, Lisa M

Tulipani, Diane C

Vandenheuvel, Andrew

Walker, Brian Thomas

Wallace, Memouna Bouda

Wells, Steven Edward

Weygand, Dennis P

Whitney, Kenya S

Woo, Rhett Jui-Ti

Woodley, Richard Allen

Young, Philip R

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Student Success and Retention 

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Baltrusaitis, Anne E.

Barnes, Fred Reginald

Brannon, Tiffany

Burford, Sonia F

Crawford, Traci D

Dabney, Stacy Beatrice

Ford, Diron

Gilchrist, Tracey Diane

Harrison, Betsy Taylor

Hines, Andrea N

Little, Dorothy P

Massenburg, Lekeya Shanneil

Osibogun, Neina N

Patterson, Tschenavia Rochelle

Phillips, Dorothy Miller

Ricks, Denise

Rogers, William J

Sims, Camiel G.

Stancil, Kristin Jeanette

Williams, Cheryl Diahann

Wright, Justin W

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Professor Emeriti

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Beatty, Maxine: Professor Emeritus; Professional Counselor: B.A., Elizabeth City State University, 1975; M.A., Hampton University, 1977; Ed.S., George Washington University, 1990; Ed.D., George Washington University, 2003; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1992.

Blair, John: Professor Emeritus; Education: B.A., Old Dominion University, 1962; M.Ed., The College of William and Mary, 1969; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1970.

Bragg, Charles: Professor Emeritus; B.S., Alderson Broaddus College, 1960; M.A., University of Akron, 1968; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1969.

Braxton, Pearl: Professor Emeritus; B.S., West Virginia State College, 1954; M.Ed., Boston University, 1964; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1969.

Butler, H. Scott: Professor Emeritus; B.A., Louisiana State University, 1968, M.A., Duke University, 1970; Ed.D, Duke University, 1979; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1975.

Butler, Susan M.: Professor Emeritus; B.A., Agnes Scott College, 1968; M.A., Duke University, 1969, Joined Thomas Nelson: 1973.

Dashiell, Sandra: Professor Emeritus; B.A., The College of William and Mary, 1970; M.S., George Mason University, 1975; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1977.

Daly, David: Professor Emeritus; M.A., George Washington University, 1965; Golden Gate University, 1978; J.D., Suffolk University Law School, 1959; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1975.

DeRise, George: Professor Emeritus; Mathematics: B.A., Brooklyn College, 1965; M.A., Hunter College, 1969; Ph.D., Old Dominion University, 1990; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1978.

Dowd, Anne: Professor Emeritus; B.A., Boston University, 1964; M.A., Boston University, 1966; M.Ed., Boston University, 1971; Ed.D, Nova University, 1980. Joined Thomas Nelson: 1972.

Field, David: Professor Emeritus; A.B., Colgate University, 1939; M.A., Ohio University, 1955; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1968.

Fulghum, Emmet; Professor Emeritus; A.B., High Point College, 1959; M.A., University of North Carolina, 1968; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1970.

Goldberg, Ronald: Professor Emeritus; B.A., New York City College, 1965; Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1972; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1971.

Griffith, Joseph: Professor Emeritus; B.S., University of Maryland, 1960; M.A., The College of William and Mary, 1971; CAGS, The College of Williams and Mary, 1974; Joined Thomas Nelson 1971.

Hansen, Richard: Professor Emeritus:  B.S., Utah State University, 1949; M.Ed., University of Idaho, 1959; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1968.

Haugh, Linda D.: Professor Emeritus; Psychology, B.A., University of Delaware, 1970; M.A., C.W. Post College of Long Island University, 1973; Ph.D., City University of New York, 1980; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2003.

Henney, Frederick: Professor Emeritus; B.S., U.S. Military Academy, 1951; M.A., University of North Carolina, 1958; Ed.D, The College of William and Mary, 1977; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1973.

Hill, John P.: Professor Emeritus; Public Services:  B.S., University of Maryland, 1958; M.S., George Washington University, 1968; Ed.D., Nova University, 1976; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1976.

Hyle, Roy A.: Professor Emeritus; Biology: A.B., East Carolina College, 1964; M.A., East Carolina College, 1966; Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 1976; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1973.

Kessel, Isidoro: Professor Emeritus; A.A., Southwestern College, 1969; B.A., San Diego State University, 1972; M.A., San Diego State University, 1975; Joined Thomas Nelson: 2010.

Kilduff, Thomas F.: Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering: B.S., U.S. Naval Academy, 1948; M.Ed., The College of William and Mary, 1976; Ed.D., Nova University, 1976; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1968.

Lawrence, John:  Professor Emeritus; B.A., Boston University, 1950; M.S., U.S. Air Force Graduate School, 1961 M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University, 1968; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1968.

LeMasters, C. Roger: Professor Emeritus; B.S., West Virginia Institute of Technology, 1965; M.A., West Virginia University, 1968; Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1979; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1971.

Martin, Diana P.: Professor Emeritus; English: B.A., Ohio University, 1967; M.A., Ohio University, 1969; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1972.

Mowery, Barbara: Professor Emeritus; B.S., Shippensburg University, 1971; M.A., San Diego State University, 1982; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1988.

Paradiso, Richard: Professor Emeritus; B.S., Northeastern University, 1956; M.B.A., University of Arizona, 1964; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1976.

Spencer, Turner: Professor Emeritus; B.S., Virginia State College, 1957; M.S., Virginia State College, 1966; M.A., Hampton Institute, 1967; Ed.D, The College of William and Mary, 1975; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1968.

Thomas, Bette K.: Professor Emeritus; Speech; B.A., Butler University, 1968; M.A., Bowling Green State University, 1969; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1996.

Thompson, Victor H.: Professor Emeritus; English: B.A., Middlebury College, 1963; M.A., Rutgers University, 1966; Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1972; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1970.

Wingo, Eugene: Professor Emeritus; B.S.E., Arkansas State University, 1962; M.S., University of Arkansas, 1965; Ed.D, NOVA University, 1976; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1967.

Wright, Bobbie: Professor Emeritus; B.A., Oklahoma State University, 1954; M.R.E., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1957; Ed.D, NOVA University, 1976; Joined Thomas Nelson: 1993.

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