School of Health Professions and Social Sciences Faculty2020-04-17T13:57:48+00:00

School of Health Professions and Social Sciences Faculty

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  • Criminal Justice
  • Ecotourism
  • Health and Human Performance
  • Nursing
  • Political Science
  • Pre-Professional Health Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Recreation Leadership
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Teacher Education
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
Nursing Division Chair
Garber 133
ADN, Jefferson College of Health Sciences
BSN, Jefferson College of Health Sciences
MSN, Jefferson College of Health Sciences
DNP, Case Western Reserve University
Dr. Karen Carpenter
Program Coordinator of Health and Human Performance
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
Assistant Professor of Teacher Education
B.S., Radford University
M.S., Radford University
Ph.D., North Carolina State University
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
Katie Goff
Program Coordinator of Pre-Professional Health Sciences
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
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
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
Shannon B. Hardwicke
Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance: Physical Education
B.S., Radford University
M.Ed., Radford University
Ph.D., Virginia Tech
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
Violet Long
Visiting Assistant Professor of Teacher Education
B.S., Indiana Wesleyan University
M.A., Wright State University
Ed.D., Liberty University
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 Recreation Leadership
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. (Sociology) North Carolina State University
M.A. (Sociology)
M.S. (Criminal Justice), North Carolina Central University
Ph.D, University of Oklahoma
Megan St. Peters
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.S., University of the Ozarks
M.A., Northern Illinois University
Ph.D., Northern Illinois University
Betsy Smith
Nursing Program Specialist
Garber 132
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
Director 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
Jennie B. West
Associate Professor of Social Work
B.A., Mercer University
M.S.W., University of Georgia
Peg Wimmer
Peg Wimmer
Program Coordinator of Sociology
Assistant Professor of Sociology
A.A.S., New River Community College
B.S., Radford University
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Kathy Fletcher
Administrative Assistant for the School of Health Professions and Social Sciences
PH:  (540) 365-4408
FX:  (540) 365-4514
kfletcher@ferrum.edu