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Expert Sources

Discovering and sharing knowledge has been the mission of Samford University since 1841. Faculty members are happy to share their wealth of talent and academic resources with the public.

The specialists listed teach in a variety of academic fields. They are available to offer personal insight into a national issue or put a local story into a larger perspective. You may contact them by phone or e-mail.

Program chairs looking for an interesting speaker or writers seeking a quote or background information will find a good source at Samford. Organized alphabetically by general subject area, this compilation lists experts with their specific interest area.

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Brad Radice
Director of Media Relations
205-726-4373 
bjradice@samford.edu

Mary Wimberley
News and Feature Writer
205-726-2922
mlwimber@samford.edu

William A. Nunnelley
Senior Editor and Director Public Relations
205-726-2800
wanunnel@samford.edu  

Philip Poole
Executive Director Marketing and Communication
205-726-2823
ppoole@samford.edu

Arts (Art, Music, Theatre)

Arts and Christian Ethics
Dr. Joseph Hopkins
(205) 726-2778
jhopkins@samford.edu

Band Music
Dr. Jim Smisek
(205) 726-2485
jjsmisek@samford.edu

Congregational Song, Church Music
Dr. Paul A. Richardson
(205) 726-2496
parichar@samford.edu

Cinema
Dr. Don Sandley
(205) 726-2952
dtsandle@samford.edu

Graphic design/interactive design
Scott R. Fisk
(205) 726-2193
srfisk@samford.edu

Historic Preservation
Charles Ford
(205) 726-2843
cford@samford.edu

Interior Design
Jeannie Krumdieck
(205) 726-2843
jckrumdi@samford.edu

Music Education
Dr. Moya Nordlund
(205) 726-2651
mlnordlu@samford.edu

Music Theatre
Dr. Randall Richardson
(205) 726-2505
wrrichar@samford.edu

Orchestral and Chamber Music
Jeff Flaniken
(205) 726-2500
jzflanik@samford.edu

Painting/Art
Larry Thompson
(205) 726-4631
lthompso@samford.edu

Piano and Music History
Dr. Don Sanders
(205) 726-2499
dcsander@samford.edu

Scenery and Lighting Design, Backstage Safety
Eric Olson
(205) 726-2510
eeolson@samford.edu

Stage/Film Criticism
Dr. Don Sandley
(205) 726-2952
dtsandle@samford.edu

Theatre Production, Acting, Film
Mark Castle
(205) 726-2513
mjcastle@samford.edu

Voice
Dr. Sharon Lawhon
(205) 726-2498
sllawhon@samford.edu

Athletics

Aquatics (pool management/first aid)
Ralph R. Gold, Jr.
(205) 726-2261
rrgold@samford.edu

Careers (athletic training, sports medicine)
Chris A. Gillespie
(205) 726-2670
cagilles@samford.edu

CPR Instruction
Ralph R. Gold, Jr.
(205) 726-2261
rrgold@samford.edu

Fitness Program Design
Ralph R. Gold, Jr.
(205) 726-2261
rrgold@samford.edu

NCAA Compliance
Peter F. Neuberger
(205) 726-2975
pfneuber@samford.edu

Scuba Diving
Jennifer Rahn
(205) 726-2109
jlrahn@samford.edu

Sports Medicine, Athletic Training
Chris A. Gillespie
(205) 726-2670
cagilles@samford.edu

Title IX, Women's Sports
Courtney McCrory
(205) 726-4052
cmccrory@samford.edu

Wellness, Fitness
Candi Cole
(205) 726-2961
ccgann@samford.edu

Business

 

The Brock School of Business website includes a list of experts and their topics of expertise.

Accounting/Derivatives & Hedging/Ethics/Fraud
Dr. William (Bill) H. Belski
(205) 726-2182
whbelski@samford.edu

Accounting Governmental/Not-for-Profit
Dr. James (Jim) P. Reburn
(205) 726-2067
jpreburn@samford.edu

Accounting Standards
Dr. William (Bill) H. Belski
(205) 726-2182
whbelski@samford.edu

Dr. James (Jim) P. Reburn
(205) 726-2067
jpreburn@samford.edu

Advertising/Consumer Decision-making
Dr. Betsy Bugg Holloway
(205) 726-4109
bbhollow@samford.edu 

Banking
John D. Kottmeyer
(205) 726-4461
jdkottme@samford.edu

Dr. Jennings B. Marshall
(205) 726-2539
jbmarsha@samford.edu

Dr. James (Jim) P. Reburn
(205) 726-2067
jpreburn@samford.edu

John M. Venable
(205) 726-2985
jmvenabl@samford.edu

Bankruptcy Statistics
Dr. Steve Jones
(205) 726-4026
stjones@samford.edu

Behavioral Economics
Dr. Sara Helms
(205) 726-2163
shelms1@samford.edu

Branding
Dr. Betsy Bugg Holloway
(205) 726-4109
bbhollow@samford.edu

Business Values/Ethics
Dr. William (Bill) H. Belski
(205) 726-2182
whbelski@samford.edu

Larron (Larry) C. Harper
(205) 726-2931
lcharper@samford.edu

Chance and Christianity
Dr. Thomas W. Woolley
(205) 726-2042
twwoolle@samford.edu

Charitable Gifts/Fundraising
Dr. Jeremy Thornton
(205) 726-2128
jpthornt@samford.edu

Church Marketing
Dr. Darin White
(205) 726-4477
dwhite1@samford.edu

Community Banking
John M. Venable
(205) 726-2985
jmvenabl@samford.edu

Computer Security
Dr. Cynthia Lohrke
(205) 726-2682
cflohrke@samford.edu

Consumer Behavior & Psychology
Dr. Betsy Bugg Holloway
(205) 726-4109
bbhollow@samford.edu

Consumer Debt/Credit Ratings
Dr. Steven T. Jones
(205) 726-4026
stjones@samford.edu

Corporate Bonds/Finance
Dr. Melissa Woodley
(205) 726-4018
mkwoodle@samford.edu

Earnings Management
Dr. William (Bill) H. Belski
(205) 726-2182
whbelski@samford.edu

E-Commerce and Internationalization Issues
Dr. Franz T. Lohrke
(205) 726-2372
ftlohrke@samford.edu

Economics
Dr. Fred N. Hendon
(205) 726-2549
fnhendon@samford.edu

Dr. Jennings B. Marshall
(205) 726-2539
jbmarsha@samford.edu

Economic Development
Dr. Jeremy Thornton
(205) 726-2128
jpthornt@samford.edu

Energy
Larron (Larry) C. Harper
(205) 726-2931
lcharper@samford.edu

Entrepreneurship
Dr. Charles (Chad) M. Carson
(205) 726-4460
cmcarson@samford.edu

Ethics
Dr. William (Bill) H. Belski
(205) 726-2182
whbelski@samford.edu

Larron (Larry) C. Harper
(205) 726-2931
lcharper@samford.edu

 

Federal Reserve Policy/Actions
John D. Kottmeyer
(205) 726-4461
jdkottme@samford.edu

Finance
John M. Venable
(205) 726-2985
jmvenabl@samford.edu

Financial Accounting/Reporting
Dr. James Reburn
(205) 726-2547
jpreburn@samford.edu

Financial Markets
John D. Kottmeyer
(205) 726-4461
jdkottme@samford.edu

Financial Planning and Retirement
Dr. Cynthia Lohrke
(205) 726-2682
cflohrke@samford.edu

Financial Statements
Dr. William (Bill) H. Belski
(205) 726-2182
whbelski@samford.edu

Group Dynamics
Dr. Charles (Chad) M. Carson
(205) 726-4460
cmcarson@samford.edu

Human Resources Management
Dr. Charles (Chad) M. Carson
(205) 726-4460
cmcarson@samford.edu

Identity Theft
Dr. Steve Jones
(205) 726-4026
stjones@samford.edu

Information Systems Management
Dr. Robert (Bill) W. Service
(205) 726-2544
rwservic@samford.edu

Innovation
Dr. Robert (Bill) W. Service
(205) 726-2544
rwservic@samford.edu

Insurance
Dr. Steven T. Jones
(205) 726-4026
stjones@samford.edu

Insurance Company Taxation
Dennis W. Price
(205) 726-2446
dwprice@samford.edu

International Business/Trade/Globalization/Currencies
Larron (Larry) C. Harper
(205) 726-2931
lcharper@samford.edu

International Economics
Dr. Fred N. Hendon
(205) 726-2549
fnhendon@samford.edu

Internet Banking
Dr. Steve Jones
(205) 726-4026
stjones@samford.edu

Lean Production Systems/Just-in-Time Philosophy
Dr. Archie Lockamy, III
(205) 726-4135
aalockam@samford.edu

Dr. Robert (Bill) W. Service
(205) 726-2544
rwservic@samford.edu

Management and Supervision
Dr. Robert (Bill) W. Service
(205) 726-2544
rwservic@samford.edu

Manufacturing/Service Operations
Dr. Archie Lockamy, III
(205) 726-4135
aalockam@samford.edu

Marketing
Dr. David L. Loudon
(205) 726-4314
dlloudon@samford.edu

Marketing (Consumer and Business)
Dr. Betsy Bugg Holloway
(205) 726-4109
bbhollow@samford.edu

Mortgages (Residential)
Dr. Steven T. Jones
(205) 726-4026
stjones@samford.edu

Nonprofit Marketing
Dr. Darin White
(205) 726-4477
dwhite1@samford.edu

Nonprofit Organizations
Dr. Jeremy Thornton
(205) 726-2128
jpthornt@samford.edu

Not-For-Profit Accounting
Dr. William (Bill) H. Belski
(205) 726-2182
whbelski@samford.edu

Online Retailing
Dr. Betsy Bugg Holloway
(205) 726-4109
bbhollow@samford.edu

Operations Management/Strategy
Dr. Archie Lockamy, III
(205) 726-4135
aalockam@samford.edu

Organizational Change/Design Structure
Dr. Charles (Chad) M. Carson
(205) 726-4460
cmcarson@samford.edu

Organizational Decline and Turnaround
Dr. Franz T. Lohrke
(205) 726-2372
ftlohrke@samford.edu

Performance Management
Dr. Archie Lockamy, III
(205) 726-4135
aalockam@samford.edu

Personal Finance
Dr. Jennings B. Marshall
(205) 726-2539
jbmarsha@samford.edu

Personal Financial Planning
Dennis W. Price
(205) 726-2446
dwprice@samford.edu

Philanthropy
Dr. Sara Helms
(205) 726-2163
shelms1@samford.edu

Dr. Jeremy Thornton
(205) 726-2128
jpthornt@samford.edu

Public Finance
Dr. Jennings B. Marshall
(205) 726-2539
jbmarsha@samford.edu

Public Utilities
Larron (Larry) C. Harper
(205) 726-2931
lcharper@samford.edu

Quality Management/Baldridge Quality Award
Dr. Archie Lockamy, III
(205) 726-4135
aalockam@samford.edu

Regulation
Larron (Larry) C. Harper
(205) 726-2931
lcharper@samford.edu

Religion and Giving
Dr. Sara Helms
(205) 726-2163
shelms1@samford.edu

Research Design
Dr. Thomas W. Woolley
(205) 726-2042
twwoolle@samford.edu

Retailing
Dr. Betsy Bugg Holloway
(205) 726-4109
bbhollow@samford.edu

Retirement Planning
Dr. Steven T. Jones
(205) 726-4026
stjones@samford.edu

Service Quality
Dr. Betsy Bugg Holloway
(205) 726-4109
bbhollow@samford.edu

Small Business Management
Dr. Charles (Chad) M. Carson
(205) 726-4460
cmcarson@samford.edu

Social and Not-For-Profit Entrepreneurship
Dr. Franz T. Lohrke
(205) 726-2372
ftlohrke@samford.edu

Sports Marketing
Dr. Darin White
(205) 726-4477
dwhite1@samford.edu

Statistics
Dr. Jennings B. Marshall
(205) 726-2539
jbmarsha@samford.edu

Statistics/Interpretation of Data/Misuse
Dr. Thomas W. Woolley
(205) 726-2042
twwoolle@samford.edu

Stock Markets
Dr. William (Bill) H. Belski
(205) 726-2182
whbelski@samford.edu

Strategic Planning
Dr. Darin White
(205) 726-4477
dwhite1@samford.edu

Strategy
Dr. Robert (Bill) W. Service
(205) 726-2544
rwservic@samford.edu

Supply Chain Management
Dr. Archie Lockamy, III
(205) 726-4135
aalockam@samford.edu

Taxation Issues
Dennis W. Price
(205) 726-2446
dwprice@samford.edu

Technology Trends
Dr. Cynthia Lohrke
(205) 726-2682
cflohrke@samford.edu

Union/Labor Relations
Dr. Charles (Chad) M. Carson
(205) 726-4460
cmcarson@samford.edu

Utilities
Larron (Larry) C. Harper
(205) 726-2931
lcharper@samford.edu

Work Teams/Workgroup Dynamics
Dr. Charles (Chad) M. Carson
(205) 726-4460
cmcarson@samford.edu

Wrongful Death and Injury
Dr. Jennings B. Marshall
(205) 726-2539
jbmarsha@samford.edu

Computer
Information Technology
Debi Whitcomb
(205) 726-2885
drwhitco@samford.edu
Education

Adult Learning
Laura Hendley Lee
(205) 726-2989
lhlee@samford.edu

Caribbean Field Courses
Jennifer Rahn
(205) 726-2109
jlrahn@samford.edu

Continuing Education
Laura Hendley Lee
(205) 726-2989
lhlee@samford.edu

Early Childhood Education
Dr. Jean Ann Box
(205) 726-2559
jabox@samford.edu

Dr. David Finn
(205) 726-4112
dmfinn@samford.edu

Educational Administration
Dr. Maurice Persall
(205) 726-2019
jmpersal@samford.edu

Freshman Adjustment
Bridget Rose
(205) 726-2216
bcrose@samford.edu

Inclusion/Special Needs
Dr. David Finn
(205) 726-4112
dmfinn@samford.edu

Legal Assistant Education
Laura Hendley Lee
(205) 726-2989
lhlee@samford.edu

Listening
Dr. Jean Ann Box
(205) 726-2559
jabox@samford.edu

Middle School/Secondary
Dr. Martha Ralls
(205) 726-2114
mbralls@samford.edu

Parent Involvement
Dr. Jean Ann Box
(205) 726-2559
jabox@samford.edu

Problem-Based Learning
Dr. Janet Alexander
(205) 726-2494
jgalexan@samford.edu

Dr. Mary R. Monk-Tutor
(205) 726-2896
mrmonktu@samford.edu

Reading
Dr. David Little
(205) 726-2371
dclittle@samford.edu

Study Abroad
Dr. David Shipley
(205) 726-2064
dsshiple@samford.edu

Teacher Education
Dr. Jean Ann Box
(205) 726-2559
jabox@samford.edu

Technology in Interior Design
Charles Ford
(205) 726-2843
cford@samford.edu

Women's Studies
Delane Tew
(205) 726-4080
ctew@samford.edu

Health

Antiviral/Antibacterial/Anticancer Agents
Dr. Robert M. Riggs
(205) 726-2097
rmriggs@samford.edu

Anxiety, Depression
Dr. Marshall Cates
(205) 726-2457
mecates@samford.edu

Dr. Nicole Siegfried
(205) 726-2062
njsiegfr@samford.edu

Biodisaster
Marione E. Nance
(205) 726-2303
menance@samford.edu

Cholesterol and Congestive Heart Failure
Dr. Paula Thompson
(205) 726-2555
pathomps@samford.edu

Community Pharmacy
Dr. Michael Hogue
(205) 726-4472
mdhogue@samford.edu

Disease Prevention
Dr. Roger Lander
(205) 726-2102
rdlander@samford.edu

Doctor of Nursing Practice
Dr. Jill Cunningham
(205) 726-2733
jlcunni@samford.edu

Dosage Form Stability
Dr. John Arnold
(205) 726-4040
jarnold@samford.edu

Drug Development/Discovery
Dr. John Arnold
(205) 726-4040
jarnold@samford.edu

Drug Information
Dr. Michael Kendrach
(205) 726-2519
mgkendra@samford.edu

Drug Testing/Interactions
Dr. Pamela J. Sims
(205) 726-2864
pjsims@samford.edu

Eating Disorders
Dr. Clara Gerhardt
(205) 726-2151
cegerhar@samford.edu

Environmental Issues
Dr. Ronald N. Hunsinger
(205) 726-2944
rnhunsin@samford.edu

Faith and Health
Dr. Jill Cunningham
(205) 726-2733
jlcunni@samford.edu

Food and Nutrition
Dr. Patricia Hart Terry
(205) 726-2930
pchart@samford.edu

Geriatric Medication
Dr. Patricia Naro
(205) 726-4193
pbnaro@samford.edu

Dr. Paula Thompson
(205) 726-2555
pathomps@samford.edu

Health Care Issues, Managed Care
Dr. Nena Sanders
(205) 726-2629
nfsander@samford.edu

Health Care Facility Accreditation
Dr. Mary Monk-Tutor
(205) 726-2896
mrmonktu@samford.edu

Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
Dr. Jill Cunningham
(205) 726-2733
jlcunni@samford.edu

Home Health Care
Dr. Mary Monk-Tutor
(205) 726-2896
mrmonktu@samford.edu

Kidney Failure
Dr. Bob Henderson
(205) 726-2043
rphender@samford.edu

Legal Issues of Drug Use
Dr. Roger Lander
(205) 726-2399
rdlander@samford.edu

Medicinal Chemistry
Dr. Robert M. Riggs
(205) 726-2097
rmriggs@samford.edu

Nicotine Effects
Dr. Roger Lander
(205) 726-2399
rdlander@samford.edu

Nurse Practitioners
Dr. Jill Cunningham
(205) 726-2733
jlcunni@samford.edu

Nursing Education
Dr. Nena Sanders
(205) 726-2629
nfsander@samford.edu

Pediatric Medication
Dr. Pamela J. Sims
(205) 726-2864
pjsims@samford.edu

Pharmaceutical Care/Nutrition
Dr. Renee DeHart
(205) 726-2275
rmdehart@samford.edu

Pharmacy Legal/Practice Issues
Dr. Ronda Lacey
(205) 726-2787
rhlacey@samford.edu

Pharmacy Management
Dr. Mary Monk-Tutor
(205) 726-2896
mrmonktu@samford.edu

Psychopharmacology
Dr. Marshall Cates
(205) 726-2457
mecates@samford.edu

Religion and Health
Dr. A. Sandra Willis
(205) 726-2181
aswillis@samford.edu

Sports Medicine, Anatomy & Kinesiology
Chris A. Gillespie
(205) 726-2379
cagilles@samford.edu

Stress and Coping
Dr. Jane Martin
(205) 726-2760
jsmartin@samford.edu

Dr. A. Sandra Willis
(205) 726-2181
aswillis@samford.edu

Therapeutic Drug Management
Dr. Roger Lander
(205) 726-2399
rdlander@samford.edu

Transdermal Drug Delivery
Dr. John Arnold
(205) 726-4040
jarnold@samford.edu

Wellness, Fitness
Candi Cole
(205) 726-2961
ccgann@samford.edu

History/Politics

 

Alabama History (culture, politics, religion)
Dr. Jonathan Bass
(205) 726-4133
sjbass@samford.edu

American South
Dr. John Mayfield
(205) 726-2858
jrmayfie@samford.edu

Ancient Greek History, Military
Dr. Randy Todd
(205) 726-2609
srtodd@samford.edu

Asian History
Dr. William Womack
(205) 726-4006
wbwomack@samford.edu

Birmingham History/Politics
Dr. Jonathan Bass
(205) 726-4133
sjbass@samford.edu

Church Records in Research
Elizabeth C. Wells
(205) 726-2749
ecwells@samford.edu

Civil Rights History
Dr. Jonathan Bass
(205) 726-4133
sjbass@samford.edu

Civil War and Reconstruction
Dr. John Mayfield
(205) 726-2858
jrmayfie@samford.edu

Colonial/Revolutionary Era
Dr. John Mayfield
(205) 726-2858
jrmayfie@samford.edu

Diplomatic History
Dr. Jonathan Bass
(205) 726-4133
sjbass@samford.edu

Folklore (American and European)
Dr. Jim Brown
(205) 726-2553
jsbrown@samford.edu

Genealogy How-To
Elizabeth C. Wells
(205) 726-2749
ecwells@samford.edu

Government (national, U.S. Constitution)
William P. Collins
(205) 726-2765
wpcollin@samford.edu

History of Maps and Cartography
Jennifer Rahn
(205) 726-2109
jlrahn@samford.edu

International Affairs
Dr. Fred Shepherd
(205) 726-2119
fmshephe@samford.edu

Latin American History and Culture
Dr. Barry Robinson
(205) 789-3392
bmrobins@samford.edu

Legal History
David J. Langum
(205) 726-2424
djlangum@samford.edu

Library Special Collection
Elizabeth C. Wells
(205) 726-2749
ecwells@samford.edu

Modern Britain & Europe
Dr. Ginger Frost
(205) 726-2819
gsfrost@samford.edu

Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict
Dr. Jim Brown
(205) 726-2553
jsbrown@samford.edu

Politics (National)
Dr. Randolph C. Horn
(205) 726-2179
rchorn@samford.edu

Dr. Fred Shepherd
(205) 726-2119
fmshephe@samford.edu

Politics (Southern)
Dr. Jonathan Bass
(205) 726-4133
sjbass@samford.edu

Politics (State and Local)
Dr. Randolph C. Horn
(205) 726-2179
rchorn@samford.edu

Presidential History
Dr. Jonathan Bass
(205) 726-4133
sjbass@samford.edu

Public Opinion/Polling
Dr. Randolph C. Horn
(205) 726-2179
rchorn@samford.edu

Social/Family History
Dr. Ginger Frost
(205) 726-2819
gsfrost@samford.edu

South Africa
Larron C. Harper
(205) 726-2251
lcharper@samford.edu

Southern Culture
Dr. Jonathan Bass
(205) 726-4133
sjbass@samford.edu

Southern History
Dr. John Mayfield
(205) 726-2858
jrmayfie@samford.edu

Terrorism
Dr. Nancy Biggio
(205) 726-2551
ncbiggio@samford.edu

Women's Studies/History
Dr. Carol Ann Vaughn Cross
(205) 726-4226
cavaughn@samford.edu

Language/Literature

American Literature (19th Century)
Dr. Rosemary Fisk
(205) 726-2995
rmfisk@samford.edu

Classics
Dr. Randy Todd
(205) 726-2609
srtodd@samford.edu

Communication (group, persuasion, theory)
Dr. Rhonda Parker
(205) 726-4261
rgparker@samford.edu

Debate and Civility, Political Advertising
Dr. Michael Janas
(205) 726-2509
mjjanas@samford.edu 

Dr. Ryan Galloway
(205) 726-22695
rwgallow@samford.edu

English as Second Language
Charlotte Coleman
(205) 726-2127
clcolema@samford.edu

English Literature
Dr. Steven Epley
(205) 726-2463
ssepley@samford.edu

Film
Dr. Geoffrey Wright
(205) 726-2926
gawright@samford.edu

Dr. Bryan Johnson
(205) 726-4036
bmjohnso@samford.edu

French Language and Culture
Heather A. West
(205) 726-2516
hawest@samford.edu

German Language and Culture
Dr. Terry H. Pickett
(205) 726-4208
thpicket@samford.edu

Humor
Dr. Mark Baggett
(205) 726-2309
jmbagget@samford.edu

Interpersonal Communication
Dr. Rhonda Parker
(205) 726-4261
rgparker@samford.edu

Journalism (electronic)
Dr. Jon Clemmensen
(205) 726-2466
jlclemme@samford.edu

Latin American Literature/Culture
Dr. Millicent A. Bolden
(205) 726-4202
mabolden@samford.edu

Latin American Prose Fiction (20th Century), Women Writers
Dr. Kelly C. Jensen
(205) 726-4207
kcjensen@samford.edu

Law and Literature
Dr. Mark Baggett
(205) 726-2309
jmbagget@samford.edu

Literature, Southern Poetry
Dr. Bryan Johnson
(205) 726-4036
bmjohnso@samford.edu

Mark Twain
Dr. Mark Baggett
(205) 726-2309
jmbagget@samford.edu

Media Criticism
Dr. Michael Janas
(205) 726-2509
mjjanas@samford.edu

Media Ethics/Management
Dr. Jon Clemmensen
(205) 726-2466
jlclemme@samford.edu 

Newspapers/Magazines
Dr. Dennis R. Jones
(205) 726-2167
drjones@samford.edu

Poetry (modern, contemporary)
Dr. Julie Sims Steward
(205) 726-2035
jsstewar@samford.edu

Poets (women, Spanish)
Dr. Lynda Jentsch
(205) 726-2582
ljjentsc@samford.edu

Political and Legal Communication
Dr. Ryan Galloway
(205) 726-22695
rwgallow@samford.edu

Print Media and Technology
Dr. Dennis R. Jones
(205) 726-2167
drjones@samford.edu

Public Relations and Politics
Dr. David Shipley
(205) 726-2064
dsshiple@samford.edu

Public Speaking
Dr. Ryan Galloway
(205) 726-22695
rwgallow@samford.edu

Reporting
Dr. Jon Clemmensen
(205) 726-2466
jlclemme@samford.edu

Science Fiction
Jennifer Rahn
(205) 726-2109
jlrahn@samford.edu

Second Language Learning
Heather A. West
(205) 726-2516
hawest@samford.edu

Slave Narratives
Dr. Rosemary Fisk
(205) 726-2995
rmfisk@samford.edu

Spanish for Medical Personnel
Dr. Lynda Jentsch
(205) 726-2582
ljjentsc@samford.edu

Southern Literature/Culture
Dr. Christopher Metress
(205) 726-2192
cpmetres@samford.edu

Translation
Dr. Lynda Jentsch
(205) 726-2582
ljjentsc@samford.edu

Writing Instruction
Dr. Charlotte D. Brammer
(205) 726-2014
cdbramme@samford.edu 

Law

The Cumberland School of Law Web site includes a list of faculty experts by topic, with links to faculty home pages and e-mail addresses. Go to: cumberland.samford.edu, then click "People."

Alternative Dispute Resolution
Henry C. Strickland
(205) 726-2890
hcstrick@samford.edu

American Legal History
David J. Langum
(205) 726-2424
djlangum@samford.edu

Arbitration Law
Stephen J. Ware
(205) 726-2413
sjware@samford.edu

Banking and Finance
Michael D. Floyd
(205) 726-2411
mdfloyd@samford.edu

Bioethics and the Law
David M. Smolin
(205) 726-2418
dmsmolin@samford.edu

Charitable Giving
Alyssa A. DiRusso
(205) 726-4325
aadiruss@samford.edu

Civil Litigation/Trials
Henry C. Strickland
(205) 726-2890
hcstrick@samford.edu

Commercial Law
Michael D. Floyd
(205) 726-2411
mdfloyd@samford.edu

Comparative Law/Civil Procedure
Charles D. Cole
(205) 726-2420
cdcole@samford.edu

Constitutional Law (U.S.)
Charles D. Cole
(205) 726-2420
cdcole@samford.edu

William G. Ross
(205) 726-2889
wgross@samford.edu

David M. Smolin
(205) 726-2418
dmsmolin@samford.edu

Criminal Evidence
Robert J. Goodwin
(205) 726-2408
rjgoodwi@samford.edu

Criminal Law/Procedure
Deborah Young
(205) 726-2894
dyoung@samford.edu

Drunk Driving Laws
Brad Bishop
(205) 726-2425
tbbishop@samford.edu

Elderlaw
Michael D. Floyd
(205) 726-2411
mdfloyd@samford.edu

Environmental Issues
Jill Evans
(205) 726-2164
jeevans@samford.edu

Evidence
David J. Langum
(205) 726-2424
djlangum@samford.edu

Deborah Young
(205) 726-2894
dyoung@samford.edu

Eyewitness Testimony, Recovered Memories
Dr. Stephen Chew
(205) 726-2562
slchew@samford.edu

Family Law
David M. Smolin
(205) 726-2418
dmsmolin@samford.edu

Federal Taxation
Joe Blackburn
(205) 726-2782
jwblackb@samford.edu

Health Care Law
Leonard Nelson III
(205) 726-2410
ljnelson@samford.edu

Joseph Snoe
(205) 726-2866
jasnoe@samford.edu

Income Tax
Joseph Snoe
(205) 726-2866
jasnoe@samford.edu

Investigation and Trials
Deborah Young
(205) 726-2894
dyoung@samford.edu

Judicial Selection
William G. Ross
(205) 726-2889
wgross@samford.edu

Juvenile Law
David M. Smolin
(205) 726-2418
dmsmolin@samford.edu

Legal Assistant Education
Les S. Ennis
(205) 726-2783
lsennis@samford.edu

Legal History
David J. Langum
(205) 726-2424
djlangum@samford.edu

Race, Ethnicity and Law
Dr. Jonathan Bass
(205) 726-4133
sjbass@samford.edu

Tort Law
Jill Evans
(205) 726-2164
jeevans@samford.edu

Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning
Alyssa A. DiRusso
(205) 726-4325
aadiruss@samford.edu 

Religion

Ancient Judaism
Dr. James R. Strange
(205) 726-4543
jrstrong@samford.edu

Archaeology of Palestine
Dr. James R. Strange
(205) 726-4543
jrstrong@samford.edu

Architecture (religious)
Dr. David R. Bains
(205) 726-2879
drbains@samford.edu

Biblical Criticism and Christian Theology
Dr. Joseph F. Scrivner
(205) 726-4253
jfscrivn@samford.edu

Dr. James R. Strange
(205) 726-4543
jrstrang@samford.edu

China church/religious situation/history of Christianity
Kurt D. Selles
(205) 726-2274
kdselles@samford.edu

Christian Mapping
Jennifer Rahn
(205) 726-2109
jlrahn@samford.edu

Christian/Religious History
Dr. J. Bradley Creed
(205) 726-2036
jbcreed@samford.edu

Church in Society
Dr. Dennis Sansom
(205) 726-2839
dlsansom@samford.edu

Disability Ministry
Dr. Jill Cunningham
(205) 726-2733
jlcunni@samford.edu

Early Christianity
Dr. James R. Strange
(205) 726-4543
jrstrong@samford.edu

Dr. Dennis Sansom
(205) 726-2839
dlsansom@samford.edu

Faith and Health
Dr. Jill Cunningham
(205) 726-2733
jlcunni@samford.edu

Generations X and Y
Dr. James R. Barnette
(205) 726-2825
jrbarnet@samford.edu

Humor
Dr. James R. Barnette
(205) 726-2825
jrbarnet@samford.edu

New Testament
Dr. James R. Strange
(205) 726-4543
jrstrang@samford.edu

Dr. Frank Thielman
(205) 726-2991
fsthielm@samford.edu

Old Testament
Dr. Joseph F. Scrivner
(205) 726-4253
jfscrivn@samford.edu

Preaching
Dr. James R. Barnette
(205) 726-2825
jrbarnet@samford.edu

Religion in American Life
Dr. David R. Bains
(205) 726-2879
drbains@samford.edu

Southern Religion
Dr. Jonathan Bass
(205) 726-4133
sjbass@samford.edu

Women's Christian Leadership
Delane Tew
(205) 726-4194
ctew@samford.edu

World Religions
Dr. David R. Bains
(205) 726-2879
drbains@samford.edu

Dr. Dennis Sansom
(205) 726-2839
dlsansom@samford.edu

Worship
Dr. David R. Bains
(205) 726-2879
drbains@samford.edu 

Science/Mathematics

Artificial Intelligence
Dr. Steven F. Donaldson
(205) 726-2447
sfdonald@samford.edu

Bees and Beekeeping
R. Malia Fincher
(205) 726-2928
rmfinche@samford.edu

Biodisaster
Marione E. Nance
(205) 726-2303
menance@samford.edu

Botany
Dr. Lawrence J. Davenport
(205) 726-2584
ljdavenp@samford.edu

Cahaba Lily
Dr. Lawrence J. Davenport
(205) 726-2584
ljdavenp@samford.edu

Chemical Ecology
R. Malia Fincher
(205) 726-2928
rmfinche@samford.edu

Chemistry (Inorganic/Organometallic)
Dr. David G. Garza
(205) 726-2455
dggarza@samford.edu

Chemistry (Organic)
Dr. Robert M. Riggs
(205) 726-2097
rmriggs@samford.edu

Coastal Change/Geomorphology
Jennifer Rahn
(205) 726-2109
jlrahn@samford.edu

Composting
R. Malia Fincher
(205) 726-2928
rmfinche@samford.edu

Digital Holography
Dr. John T. Tarvin
(205) 726-2818
jttarvin@samford.edu

Ecology
R. Malia Fincher
(205) 726-2928
rmfinche@samford.edu

Environmental Issues
Dr. Lawrence J. Davenport
(205) 726-2584
ljdavenp@samford.edu

R. Malia Fincher
(205) 726-2928
rmfinche@samford.edu

Forest Biology
R. Malia Fincher
(205) 726-2928
rmfinche@samford.edu

Geoscience/Earth Science/Physical Geography
Jennifer Rahn
(205) 726-2109
jlrahn@samford.edu

Invasive Species Biology
R. Malia Fincher
(205) 726-2928
rmfinche@samford.edu

Lichenology
Marione E. Nance
(205) 726-2303
menance@samford.edu

Microbiology (hands-on teaching)
Marione E. Nance
(205) 726-2303
menance@samford.edu

Organic Chemistry
Dr. Robert M. Riggs
(205) 726-2097
rmriggs@samford.edu

Physics
Dr. Alan D. Hargrave
(205) 726-4121
adhargra@samford.edu

Dr. John T. Tarvin
(205) 726-2818
jttarvin@samford.edu

Plant Chemistry
R. Malia Fincher
(205) 726-2928
rmfinche@samford.edu

Plant Ecology
R. Malia Fincher
(205) 726-2928
rmfinche@samford.edu

Rainforest Biology
R. Malia Fincher
(205) 726-2928
rmfinche@samford.edu

Solid State Physics
Dr. Henry Glotfelty
(205) 726-2450
hwglotfe@samford.edu

Statistics, Multivariate Analysis
Dr. Candy Todd
(205) 726-4122
chtodd@samford.edu

Statistical Interpretation/Applications
Dr. Thomas W. Woolley
(205) 726-2042
twwoolle@samford.edu

Toxicology (industrial, environmental, drug)
Dr. Ronald N. Hunsinger
(205) 726-2944
rnhunsin@samford.edu

Tropical Biology
R. Malia Fincher
(205) 726-2928
rmfinche@samford.edu

Social Sciences

Artificial Neural Networks
Dr. Steven F. Donaldson
(205) 726-2447
sfdonald@samford.edu

Behavioral Neuroscience
Dr. Jackie Goldstein
(205) 726-2118
jlgoldst@samford.edu

Body Image
Dr. Clara Gerhardt
(205) 726-2151
cegerhar@samford.edu

Cross Cultural Adjustment
Dr. Jackie Goldstein
(205) 726-2118
jlgoldst@samford.edu

Design and Society
Richard R. Dendy
(205) 726-4114
rrdendy@samford.edu

Eating Disorders
Dr. Clara Gerhardt
(205) 726-2151
cegerhar@samford.edu

Environment and Health
Dr. H. Hugh Floyd
(205) 726-2827
hhfloyd@samford.edu

Eyewitness Testimony, Recovered Memories
Dr. Stephen Chew
(205) 726-2562
slchew@samford.edu

Family Health/Therapy
Dr. H. Hugh Floyd
(205) 726-2827
hhfloyd@samford.edu

Freshman Adjustment
Bridget Rose
(205) 726-2216
bcrose@samford.edu 

Generations X and Y
Dr. James R. Barnette
(205) 726-2825
jrbarnet@samford.edu

Health Psychology
Dr. A. Sandra Willis
(205) 726-2181
aswillis@samford.edu

Memory, Learning
Dr. Stephen Chew
(205) 726-2562
slchew@samford.edu

Mental Illness
Dr. Jackie Goldstein
(205) 726-2118
jlgoldst@samford.edu

Religious Faith and Health
Dr. A. Sandra Willis
(205) 726-2181
aswillis@samford.edu

Social History, Race Relations
Dr. Jonathan Bass
(205) 726-4133
sjbass@samford.edu

Urban Geography, Revitalization
Dr. Eric J. Fournier
(205) 726-2113
ejfourni@samford.edu

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