School of Health Professions and Social Sciences Faculty2021-09-07T18:40:46+00:00

School of Health Professions and Social Sciences Faculty

  • All
  • Criminal Justice
  • Ecotourism
  • Health and Human Performance
  • Nursing
  • Political Science
  • Pre-Professional Health Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Recreation Leadership
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Teacher Education
Ashley Atkinson
Assistant Professor of Teacher Education
Beckham Hall Room 106
B.A.and B.S, Barton College
M.S., Barton College
Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Ryan Bates
Visiting Assistant Professor of Teacher Education
B.A., Bellarmine University
M.A., DePaul University
Ph.D., DePaul University
Nancy Beach
Assistant Professor of Education
Director of Academic Accessibility Services
Lower Stanley Library, Office 110
B.S., George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University
M.ED., Lynchburg College
Kimberly Brown
Kimberly Brown
Chair of the Division of Nursing
Associate Professor
Garber 133
DNP, Case Western Reserve University
MSN, Jefferson College of Health Sciences
BSN, Jefferson College of Health Sciences
ADN, Jefferson College of Health Sciences
Lee Brown
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Karen Carpenter
Assistant Professor & Program Coordinator of Health and Human Performance
General Manager Ferrum College Fitness Center
Swartz 113
B.S. Radford University
M.S. Radford University
PhD, Walden University
Dan Caston
Program Coordinator of Recreation Leadership
Associate Professor of Recreation Leadership
B.S., Longwood College
M.S., Western Illinois University
Ph.D., Prescott College
Christine J. Christianson
Director of Teacher Education
Associate Professor of Teacher Education
Beckham Hall Room 107
B.S., Radford University
M.S., Radford University
Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Aaron Conover
Director of Norton Outdoor Adventures
Adjunct Instructor of Ecotourism
Angie L. Dahl
Dean of the School of Health Professions and Social Sciences
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., Concordia College
M.A., Luther Seminary
M.S., Ed.S. and Ph.D., Utah State University
Andy Flora
Adjunct Instructor of Teacher Education
B.S., Radford University
M.S., Radford University
Katie Goff
Program Coordinator of Pre-Professional Health Sciences
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S., West Virginia University
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Taylor Gunter
Adjunct Instructor of Criminal Justice
Martha Haley-Bowling
Program Coordinator of Social Work
Associate Professor of Social Work
A.A.S., Ferrum College
B.S.W., Ferrum College
M.S.W., Virginia Commonwealth University
Ph.D., Capella University
Dr. Edmund Hally
Edmond D. Hally
Program Coordinator of Political Science
Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Administration
B.A., Rider University
M.A. and Ph.D., University of Iowa
Abigail Jamison
Adjunct Professor of Psychology
Jeannine Klein
Adjunct Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., Saybrook University
M.S., University of Milwaukee
B.A., Marquette University
Billy J. Long
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
B.S., East Tennessee State University
M.A., East Tennessee State University
Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Lori Mattox
Visiting Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance: Exercise Science
Swartz 111
B.S., Shenandoah University
MS, James Madison University
Chris Mayer
Associate Professor of Ecotourism
B.A. Eastern Illinois University
M.S., Southern Illinois University
Ph.D., Colorado State University
Susan Mead
Assistant Professor of Sociology
B.A., Agnes Scott College
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
David F. Nicholson
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Program Coordinator of Criminal Justice
B.A., North Carolina State University
M.A. and M.S., North Carolina Central University
Ph.D, University of Oklahoma
Lisa Pendleton
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
M.S., Lynchburg College
B.S., Bluefield College
Kris Peters
Assistant Professor of Nursing
MSN, Jefferson College of Health Sciences
BSN, Jefferson College of Health Sciences
Diploma in Nursing, Roanoke Memorial Hospital School of Professional Nursing
Aaron Slusher
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Beckman Hall 311
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
MSW, Radford University
Veterinary Social Work Certificate, University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Sharon E. Stein
Program Coordinator of Psychology
Professor of Psychology
B.A., Western Reserve University
M.S.., Ohio University
Ph.D., Ohio University
Sandra Via
Sandra Via
Dean of the School of Graduate and Online Education Studies
Associate Professor of Political Science
B.A., Ferrum College
M.A., Virginia Tech
Ph.D., Virginia Tech
Jennifer Whitlow
Program Assistant
Beckham Hall Room 105
B.S., Longwood University
Nancy Wilkins
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
Sandy Pagans ’20
Senior Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Arts and Sciences and School of Health Professions and Social Sciences