Aug 21, 2019  
2017-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
  
2017-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Boards and University Administration



Boards

Maryland Higher Education Commission

James D. Fielder, Jr., Secretary of Higher Education
Anwer Hasan, Chair
Sandra L. Jimenez, Vice Chair
Vivian S. Boyd
John Holaday
Vera Jackson
Russell V. Kelley
Ian MacFarlane
Bryson Barksdale, Student Commissioner
Donna Mitchell
Joel Packer
Rizwan A. Siddiqi
John w. Yeager

University System of Maryland Board of Regents Members

Norman R. Augustine
James T. Brady, Chair
Joseph Bartenfelder, Ex-Officio
Barry P. Gossett, Vice Chairman
Gary Attman, Treasurer
Linda R. Gooden, Asst. Treasurer
Ellen Fisher
Michelle A. Gourdine
Robert D. Rauch
Dr. Frank M. Reid, III
James Holzapfel 
D’Ana Johnson
Robert Neall
Robert L. Pevenstein
Louis Pope
Katrina J. Dennis
William A. “Will” Shorter, Jr., Student

Bowie State University Foundation Board of Directors

Mr. C. Glenn Mahone, Chairperson.
Ms. Betty B. Turner, Vice Chair
Mr. James F. Selvaggi, Treasurer
Ms. Valencia A. McClure
The Hon. Isaac Trouth, Secretary
Ms. LaRian Finney
Mr. Robert J. Antonetti, Jr.
Mrs.Danielle White
Mr. Barrington Jackson
The Hon. Geraldine Valentino-Smith
Ms. LaVerne Gray
Mr. Robert G. Johnson
Mr. Ricardo C. Mitchell, Ex-Officio
Dr. Aminta Breaux, Ex-Officio
Ms. LaJuan H. Lyles
Mr.Gordon Sampson
Mr. Sherman Ragland
Mr. Ron Watson
Mr. Ronald D. Lipford

Bowie State University Board of Visitors

Mr. Tabb J. Bishop
Mr. Kenneth Blake

Mr. Raoul Dennis
Mr. Earl Adams Jr., Esq
Mr. M. H. Jim Estepp
Mr. Jeffrey Franklin
Mr. David C. Harrington
Ms. Mariln D. Willis
Mr. Dwayne Robinson
Ms. Rhonda L. Slade, Secretary

Mr. Charles G. Davis
 

Executive Officers

Amintra Breauz, Ph.D
President
B.S., Temple University
M.S., University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., Temple University

DeBrenna LaFa Agbenyiga
Provost and Vice President  for Academic Affairs
B.S., University of South Carolina, Columbia
M.S.W., M.B.A., Michigan State University
Ph.D.,Michigan State University

Anthony Savia
Vice President for Finance and Administration
B.A., University of Maryland University College
M.B.A., University of Maryland University College

Karen Johnson Shaheed, J.D.
Chief of Staff
Vice President and General Counsel
B.A., University of Maryland Baltimore County
J.D., University of Maryland School of Law

Yvette Caldwell, M.B.A.
Interim Vice President for Institutional Advancement
B.A. Howard University
M.B.A., University of Maryland University College

Artie Lee Travis, Ed.D.
Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus Life
B.A., M.A., Western Illinois University
Ed.D., University of South Carolina

Clde Doughty, Jr., M.S
Director of Athletics
B.S., M.S., New York Institute of Technology

Cassandra Robinson, M.A.
Director, University Relations and Marketing
B.A., Southern University and A&M College
M.A., University of Michigan

Brian O. Clemmons
Vice President for Enrollment Management
B.S., Duke University
M.S., North Carolina Central University
Ed.D., University of New England

Academic Officers

George Acquaah, Ph.D
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
B.Sc., (Hons). University of Ghana
M.Sc,. University of Ghana
Ph.D,. Michigan State University

Interim Dr. Elliot Paris
Dean, College of Professional Studies
B.S. Hampton University
M.S., D.S.W., Howard University

Rhonda Jeter-Twilley, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Education
B.A., Taylor University
MS., University of Maryland College Park
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

 

Administrative Officers

Thomasina Boardley, B.A.
Coordinator of Student Conduct/Special Assistant to the Vice President
B.A., University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Michael Atkins, M.B.A
Interim Director, Budget and Finance
B.S., University of Maryland
M.B.A., University of Maryland University College


Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management
B.S., Elizabeth City State University
M.A., New York Institute of Technology


University Registrar
B.S., University of Baltimore College
M.A,. Hood College

Marivic Weiss, M.S.
Associate Vice President, Division of Technology
B.S., University of Santo Thomas, Philippines
M.S., Bowie State University

Administrative Staff

Altwan Whitfield, LTC
Chair, Department of Military Science
B. S., South Carolina
M.B. A., Webster University

Yvette Carney Galloway, Ed.D
Director, Academic Advisement Center
B.A,. Lincoln University
M.A., Columbia University
M.B.A., University of Baltimore
Ed.D., North Carolina State University

Eva Garin, Ed.D
Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
B.A., University of Maryland College Park
M.A., Pennsylvania State University
Ed. D., University of Maryland College Park

Monika Gross, Ed.D.
Director, University Honors Program
B.A., M.A., Virginia Commonwealth University
Ed.D., The George Washington University

Darryl Williford, B.S.
Director of Facilities management
B.S., Kettering University

Sheila Hobson, M.P.A.
Senior Director, Human Resources
B.S.W., Temple University
M.P.A., American University

Michael Hughes, Ed.D.
Coordinator, Disability Support Services
B.A., Bowie State University
CAGS, Howard University
M.A., University of the District of Columbia
Ed.D., Bowie State University

Jerry L. Isaac, M.A.
Directir of Continuing Education and External Programs
Director, Montgomery County Programs
B.A., Hampton University
M.A., University of Michigan

Steve A. Jost
Director, Procurement

Joan Langdon, Ph. D.
Acting Director, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
B.A., Hampton University
M.A., College of William and Mary
M.S., Old Dominion University
Ph.D., American University

Joyce Larrick
Director, Bowie Community Network

Mathias Mbah, Ph.D.
Assistant Provost, Continuing Education and External Program
B.A., M.A., M.S., State University of New York at Binghamton
Ph.D., Howard University

April L. Johnson, Ed.s., NCC, DCC
Director, Career Development Center

Terrayne Pittman, B.S
Director, Student Accounts
B.S., Bowie State University

Deborah Stanley, M.A.
Director, Director of Financial Aid
B.S., Bowie State University
M.A., Bowie State University


Assistant Vice President for Alumni Relations
B.S., M.A., Bowie State University

Monica N. Turner, M.A.
Director, TRIO Program
B.S., Drexel University
M.A., University of Maryland College Park

Ernest L. Waiters, M.P.A.
Chief of Police and Director, Campus Safety
B.S., Columbia Union College
M.P.A., Bowie State University

Director, Office of Residence Life
B.A., Bard College
M.S., State University of New York, College, Brockport

Todd Watson, B.S.
Bowie State Satellite Operations Control Center (BSOCC)
B.S., University of Maryland College Park

Dr. Rita Wutoh, M.D.
Director, Health and Wellness Center
B.A. University of Virginia
M.P.H. Johns Hopkins University - Bloomberg School of Public Health
M.D. University of Maryland at Baltimore

School Administrative Officers

David E. Anyiwo, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Management Information Systems
B.S., M.S., University of Massachusetts
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Cheryl Blackman, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Psychology
B.S., New York University
M.S., Ph.D., Howard University

George Ude, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Natural Sciences
B.S., North Carolina A&T
Ph.D., Howard University
Post-doc., Harvard University

Samuel A. Duah, M.B.A., CPA
Chair, Department of Accounting, Finance, and Economics
B.S., University of Maryland College Park
M.B.A., Atlanta University

David Basena, Ph.D
Chair, Department of English and Modern Languages
B.A., P.G.D.E., Makerere University, Uganda
M.A., Saint Cloud State University
M.A./T.E.S.L., Ph.D., Northern Arizona University

David Abrahams., Ph.D
Chair, Department of Management, Marketing, and Public Administration
B.S., M.S.,  Cornell University
Ph.D Cornell University

Barbara Jackson, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Educational Leadership
B.S., D.C. Teachers College
M.A., Antioch College
Ph.D., Union Institute

Rhonda Jeter-Twilley, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Counseling
B.A., Taylor University
M.S., University of Maryland, College Park
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Gail Medford, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Fine and Performing Arts
B.A., Xavier University
M.A., University of South Carolina
Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park

Diarra Robertson, Ph.D
Chair, Department of History and Government
B.A., Xavier University
M.A., Clark Atlanta University
Ph.D., Howard University

Cosmas Nwokeafor, Ph.D.
Interim Dean Graduate School
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Howard University

D. Elliott Parris, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Human Services
Director of the Office of International Programs
B.A. (Honors) University of London
M.A. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Nelson Petulante, Ph.D
Chair, Department of Mathematics
B.S., McGill University, Canada
M.S., Concordia University, Canada
Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park

Makeba T. Green, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Social Work
B.S., Bowie State University
M.S.W., Howard University
Ph.D., Clark Atlanta University

Kimetta R. Hairston., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development
BA.., University of Virginia
M.Ed., University of Hawaii at Manoa
Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa

Seoncho Choi,Ph.D
Chair, Department of Computer Science
B.S., Seoul National University
Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park

College of Arts and Sciences

Dean: George Acquaah

Department of Communications
Chair: Otis Thomas

Jayne Cubbage, Ph.D
Assistant Professor
B.A., Temple University
M.S., Columbia University
M.A., University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., Howard University

Rochelle R. Daniel, M.S.
Instructor
B.A., Howard University
M.S., University of Maryland University College

Dwight Ellis, J.D.
Lecturer
B.S., District of Columbia Teacher’s College
J.D., George Mason University School of Law

Adrian Krishnasamy, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.A., University of Central Missouri
Ph.D., Howard University

Shirelle Briscoe, Ed.D.
Lecturer
B.S., M.A., Bowie State  University
Ed.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Kendrick Kenney, M.A.
Lecturer
B.A., Virginia State University
M.A., Bowie State University

Otis Thomas, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Communications
B.A., M.A., Webster University
Ph.D, Howard University
Ed.D., George Washington University

Allissa Richardson., M.S.
Lecturer
B.S., Xavier University
M.S., Northweastern University

Karima Haynes,M.A..
Lecturer
B.A., Clark Atlantic University
M.A, Northwestern University

Department of Computer Science
Chair: Manohar Mareboyana

Manjit S. Bhatia, Ph.D., D.Sc. (Emeritus)
Professor of Computer Science
B.S., M.S., University of Delhi
M.S., Johns Hopkins University
Ph.D., Florida State University
D.Sc., The George Washington University

Quincy Brown, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.S., North Carolina A & T
M.S., Ph.D., Drexel University

Seonho Choi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Computer Science
B.S., Seoul National University
Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park

Hoda El-Sayed, D.Sc.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.S., American University in Cairo (Egypt)
M.S., New Mexico State University
D.Sc., The George Washington University

James Gil de Lamadrid, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Computer Science
B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin
Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Joseph Gomes, D.Sc.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.S., The University of Texas at Austin
M.A., D.Sc., The George Washington University

Patricia Hughes, M.A.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.A., Middlebury College
M.A., University of Wisconsin

Lethia Jackson, D.Sc.
Associate Professor of Computer Science
B.S., North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
M.S., North Carolina State University
D. Sc., The George Washington University

Soo-Yeon Ji, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
M.S., National University
M.S., University of North Carolina
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University

Darsana Josyula, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B. Tech., Kerala University (India)
M.S., Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park

Courtney S. Lamar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.S., M.S., Clark Atlanta University
Ph.D., Florida State University

Joan Langdon, Ph.D.
Professor of Computer Science
B.S., Hampton University
M.A., College of William and Mary
M.S., Old Dominion University
Ph.D., The American University

Velma Latson, M.S.
Lecturer of Computer Science
B.S., Clarion University of Pennsylvania
M.S., Hawaii Pacific University

Manohar Mareboyana, Ph.D.
Professor of Computer Science
B.E., M.Tech., Osmania University (India)
Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science

Clarence Ray,M.S.
Lecturer of Computer Science
B.S., Franklin Pierce
M.S., New Hampshire College

Sharad Sharma, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B. Arch., Birla Institute of Technology (India)
M. S., University of Michigan Ph.D, Wayne State University

Sadanand Srivastava, Ph.D.
Professor of Computer Science
B.S., University of Agra, India
M.S., University of Gorakhpur (India)
M.A., University of Toronto (Canada)
Ph.D., University of Windsor (Canada)

Daryl Stone, D.Sc.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.S., Bowie State University
M.S., Bowling Green University
D.Sc. George Washington University

Jie Yan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Harbin Institute of Technology (China)

Bo Yang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.S., M. Engr., Shandong University (China)
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Department of English and Modern Languages
Chair: David Basena 

David Basena, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English
B.A., P.G.D.E., Makerere University (Uganda)
M.A., Saint Cloud State University
M.A./T.E.S.L., Ph.D., Northern Arizona University

Gerri Bates, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., M.A., Morgan State University
Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Angela Burrus, M.A..
Lecturer of English
B.A., Elizabeth City State
M.A.., Morgan State University

Angela Chamblee, D.A.
Lecturer of English
B.A., Virginia Commonwealth University
M.A, Atlanta University
D.A., Clark Atlanta Univeristy 

Hardy M. Cook, Ph.D. (Emertius)
Professor of English
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park

Brenda Do Harris, Ph.D.
Professor of English
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Howard University
M.I.A., Columbia University

Julia C. Elam, D.A. (Emeritus)
Professor of English
B.A., M.A., Virginia State University
D.A., Carnegie-Mellon University

Hoke Glover, M.F.A.
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Bowie State University
M.F.A., University of Maryland College Park

Monika Gross, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of English
B.A., M.A., Virginia Commonwealth University
Ed.D., The George Washington University

Virginia B. Guilford, D.A. (Emeriitus)
Professor of English
B.S., Lincoln University (Missouri)
M.A., DePaul University
D.A., Carnegie-Mellon University

Mary A. Harris, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Spanish
B.A., E. Stroudsburg State University (Pennsylvania)
M.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Vivian Jackson, M.A.
Lecturer of Reading/English
B.A., Hunter College of City University of New York
M.A., Columbia University, New York
M.S. Ed., City University of New York

David J. Kaloustian, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English
B.A., M.A., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
M.Phil., Ph.D., Oxford University

Gibreel K. Kamara, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of English
B.A., M.A., North Carolina A&T State University 
Ed.D., Temple University 

Monifa Love, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English
B.A., Princeton University
M.A., Atlanta University
M.A., Ph.D., Florida State

Tanya McInnis, M.A,
Lecturer of English
B.A., Oakwood College
M.A., Miami University

Kala Richardson, M.A.
Assistant Professor of Spanish
B.A., Delaware State University
M.A., Howard University

Rion Scott, M.A.
Lecturer of English
B.A., Howard University
M.A., George Mason University

Horacio Sierra, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English
B.S., University of Miami
M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida 

Richard Sterling, Ph.D.
Professor of French
B.A., American University
M.A., Catholic University of America
Ph.D., Howard University

Sidney Walker, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Ottawa University
M.A., Ph.D., Howard University

Esther E. Ward-Simmons, Ph.D. (Emeritus)
Professor of English and Provost
B.A., Oakwood College
M.A., Andrews University
Ph.D., Howard University

C. Jenise Williamson, M.F.A.
Associate Professor of English
B.A., Oswego State University
M.F.A., University of Maryland College Park

Nicole Wilson, M.Ed.
Lecturer of English
B.S., M.Ed., Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University

Department of Fine and Performing Arts
Chair: Gina Lewis

Robert Bartlett, M.F.A.
Assistant Professor of Theater and Playwriting
B.A., M.A., Bowie State University
M.F.A., Catholic University of America

Rene Charlow, M.F.A.
Assistant Professor of Theater
B.A., University of South Florida
B.A., Stillman College
M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University

Jennifer Dorsey, M.F.A.
Assistant Professor of Dance
B.F.A., New York University
M.F.A., University of Maryland College Park

Marymal Holmes, D.M.A.
Full Professor of Music and Coordinator of Music
B.M., North Carolina School of the Arts
M.M., D.M.A., Catholic University of America

Clayton Lang, M.F.A.
Associate Professor of Fine Arts/Gallery Director
B.F.A., Ohio University
M.F.A., Howard University

Gina Lewis, M.F.A.
Associate Professor of Art
B.A., Norwich University
M.F.A., Howard University

Gail S. Medford, Ph.D.
Professor of Theatre
B.A., Xavier University
M.A., University of South Carolina
Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park

Tewodross Melchishua, M.F.A.
Assistant Professor of Fine Arts
B.F.A., Morgan State University
M.F.A., University of Maryland Baltimore County

E. Clark Mester, Jr., M.F.A.
Associate Professor of Fine Arts
M.A., Morgan State University
M.F.A., Maryland Institute College of Art

Gilbert E. Pryor, Jr.,Ed.D.
Professor of Music Tech/Applied Trumpet
B.Mus.Ed., Howard University
M.A., Bowie State University
Ed.D. Argosy University

William E.Smith, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Music
B.M., Howard University
M.M., Howard University
Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park

Jennifer White-Johnson, M.F.A.
Assistant Professor Fine Arts/VCDMA
B.A., University of Maryland Baltimore County
M.F.A., Maryland Institute College of Art

Latonya Wrenn, M.M.
Lecturer of Music
B. M., University of Montevallo
M.M., Howard University

Adolph Wright, Ed.D.
Lecturer of Music and Band Director
B.Mus.Ed., M.Mus.Ed., Howard University
Ed.D., Bowie State University

Department of History and Government
Chair, Diarra Robertson

Benjamin Arah, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Government and Philosophy
B.A., M.A., William Patterson College
M.A.,M.A., Ph.D., Howard University
M.D.E. University of Maryland University College

Robert E. Birt, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Morgan State University
M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Tamara L. Brown, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
B.A., James Madison University
M.A., Ph.D., Howard University

Karen Cook Bell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Savannah State University
M.A., Ph.D., Howard University

Nicholas Creary, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Georgetown University
M.A., Catholic University of America
Ph.D., Michigan State University

Roger A. Davidson Jr., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History
B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.A., Ph.D., Howard University

Mario Fenyo, Ph.D.
Professor of History
B.A., University of Virginia
M.A., Yale University
Ph.D., American University

William B. Lewis, Ph.D.
Professor of Government
B.A., M.A., M.Div., Ph.D., Howard University

M. Sammye Miller, Ph.D.
Professor of History
B.A., Delaware State University
M.A.T., Trinity University
Ph.D., Catholic University of America

Frederick B. Mills, Ph.D.
Professor of Philosophy
B.A., State University of New York, Buffalo
Ph.D., American University

Sumanth G. Reddy, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Geography
B.S., University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
M.S., University of North Texas
Ph.D., Kansas State University

David Leon Reed, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Bowie State University
M.A., Ph.D., Morgan State University
Ph.D., Howard University

Diarra O. Robertson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Government
B.A., Xavier University Louisiana
M.A., Clark Atlanta University
Ph.D., Howard University

John Shook, Ph.D.
Lecturer of Philosophy
B.A., Case Western Reserve University
M.A., University of Florida
Ph.D., State University of New York, Buffalo

George Sochan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Wheaton College
M.A., Ph.D., Loyola University of Chicago

Sean Turchin., Ph.D.
Lecturer of Religion and Philosophy
B.A., M.A.,  Liberty University
M.A.R., M.DIV., Liberty University Theological Seminary
Ph.D., University of Edinburgh

Carmen V. Walker, Ph.D.
B.S., Georgia State University
M.A., Ph.D., Clark Atlanta University

Department of Mathematics
Chair: Nelson Petulante 

Olusola Akinyele, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Ph.D., University of Ibadan

Karen Benbury, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
B.S., University of Chicago
M.A., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts

Claudette Burge, M. S.
Lecturer of Mathematics
B.S., Langston University
M.S., Central State University, Oklahoma

Elena Klimova, Ph.D.
Lecturer of Mathematics
B.A., M.A., Moscow State Pedagogical University
Ph.D., Higher Attestation Commission (Russia)

Chaobin Liu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Qufu Normal University (China)
Ph.D. Temple University

Mehran Mahdavi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Ohio University
Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington

Nelson Petulante, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., McGill University
M.S., Concordia University
Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park

Roman Sznajder, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
M.S., University of Warsaw
M.S., Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore 

Department of Natural Sciences
Chair, George Ude

Alan J. Anderson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., North Carolina A&T
Ph.D., Howard University
Post-doc, Harvard University

Eric Bonsu, Ph.D
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Prairie View A&M University
Ph.D., University of Georgia 

Bradford Braden, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology
B.A., Johns Hopkins University
Ph.D., Indiana University

Tyesha N. Burks, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.A., University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Ph.D., John Hopkins University School of Medicine

Uvetta Dozier, Ph.D
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., Ph.D. Howard University

Florence Etop, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physics
B.S., M.S., Alabama A&M University
Ph.D., Hampton University

Claude G. Ferrer, Ph.D.
Lecturer in Biology
B.S., University of Arkansas
M.S., University of Florida
Ph.D., Howard University

Mikhail Y. Goloubev, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physics
M.Sc., University of Memphis
M.Sc., Ph.D., University of Toronto

William Lawrence, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology
B.S., University of California-Santa Barbara
M.S., San Diego University
Ph.D., University of California, Davis

Ray Moharerrzadeh, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Concordia University
Ph.D., Howard University

Neba Ngwa-Suh, M.S.
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S. Clark College
M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology

Anne Osano, Ph.D
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Nairobi, Kenya
M.S., University of Nairobi, Kenya
Ph.D., University of Nairobi, Kenya

Patricia Pierce Ramsey, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Natural Sciences
B.S., Norfolk State University
M.S., Howard University
A.M., Harvard University
Ph.D., Georgetown University 

Deborah Rayfield, Ph.D.
Associatet Professor of Biology
B.S., Coppin State University
Ph.D., Howard University

Zelyn Richberg, M.S.
Lecturer in Biology
B.S., Voorhees College
M.S., Tennessee State University
M.S., Howard University

Sahlemedhin Sertsu, Ph.D.
Lecturer in Physical Science
B.Sc., College of Agriculture, HSIU
M.Sc., North Carolina State University
Ph.D., Tropical Institute, Jectus-Liebeig University

Jacqueline A. Smith, Ph.D
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.A., Univeristy of Maryland Baltimore County
Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park MD

Lucia A. Santarcruz Kozarinas, Ph.D
Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., University of Los Andes, Santa Fe de Bogota, Columbia
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Steven Sheffield, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., State University of New York
M.S., University of Maryland College Park
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

George N. Ude, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology,
B.S., University of Ife
M.S., Obafemi Awolowo University
Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park

Danyell Wilson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Lincoln University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida

College of Education

Dean: Rhonda Jeter-Twilley

Department of Counseling
Chair, Rosalyn Green

Cubie A. Bragg, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Counseling
B.A., North Carolina Central University
M.A., Bowie State University
Ph.D., Union Institute

Norman Cohen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.Sc., City College of New York
M.A., George Washington University
M.A., Bowie State University
Ph.D., Union Institute

Kimberly M. Daniel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Howard University
M.S., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Karina Golden, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Counseling
B.A., Lynchburg College
M.A., Ph.D., American University

Rosalyn V. Green, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.S., M.S., Bowie State University
Ph.D., Union Institute

Rhonda Jeter-Twilley, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Counseling
B.S., Taylor University
M.S., University of Maryland College Park
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Jake Johnson, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Counseling
B.A., M.S., University of Albany
Ed. D., George Washington University

Audrey Lucas Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., University of the District of Columbia
M.A., Bowie State University
Ph.D., Howard University

Frank Norton, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Counseling
B.A., University of Massachusetts
M.A., Ph.D., University of Denver

Henry J. Raymond, Ed.D.
Full Professor of Counseling
B.S., Lincoln University (Missouri)
M.Ed., Bowie State University
Ed.D., George Washington University

Jennifer West, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
B.A., Howard University
M.S., Towson University
Ph.D., University of Michigan

Otis Williams, III, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
B.A., Bowie State University
M.S., Johns Hopkins University
Ph.D., Howard University

Department of Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development
Chair: Constance Brooks

Marshina Baker, Ph.D.
Lecturer of Health Education
B.S., Saint Augustine’s College
M.S., University of Michigan

Joy Banks, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education
B.S., Eastern Michigan University
M.A.T. University of Michigan
Ph.D. University of Connecticut

Constance Brooks, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Education
B.S., District of Columbia Teacher’s College
M.A., Howard University
Ed. D., George Washington University

Barrie S. Ciliberti, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education
B.A., Ursinus College
M.A., Georgetown University
Ph.D., Catholic University of America

Bruce W. Crim, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education
B.S., University of Tampa
M.A., University of South Florida
Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park

Julius Davis, Ed. D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S. Lincoln University
M. Ed. Edinboro University
Ed. D. Morgan State University

William Drakeford, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B. A. Fairmont State College
M. Ed. Frostburg University
Ph. D. University of Maryland College Park

Eva Garin, Ed. D.
Associate Professor of Education
B.A., University of Maryland College Park
M.A., Pennsylvania State University
Ed. D., University of Maryland College Park

Kimetta R. Hairston, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., University of Virginia
M.Ed., University of Hawaii at Manoa
Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa

Jennifer M. Johnson, Ph.D
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Syracuse University
MSED, Chestnut Hill College, University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park

Lynne G. Long, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., Morgan State University
M.A.T., Catholic University
Ed.D., George Washington University

Waseem Mahzer, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., University of Southern Mississippi
M.A.T.L., University of Southern Mississippi
Ed.D., Teacher’s College-Columbia University

John M. Organ, Jr., Ed.D.
Professor of Education
B.S., Virginia State University
M.Ed., Lynchburg College
Ed.D., George Washington University

Keith Riley, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., University of Central Florida
M.Ed., University of Central Florida
Ed.D., University of Central Florida

Barbara Smith, M.Ed.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., M.Ed., Bowie State University
Ed.S., George Washington University

Joseph C. Spears, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., Logose Christian College
MDS., Virginia Union University
Ed.D., United States Sports Academy

Lucille B. Strain, Ph.D.
Professor of Education
B.A., Benedict College
M.Ed., Ph.D., Ohio State University

Jacquelyn Sweeney, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A.,University of Michigan-Flint
M.S., Purdue University-Calumet
Ph.D., Michigan State University

Felicia Valdez, Ed.D.
or of Education
B.A., M.A., Antioch University
Ed.D., George Washington University

Josephine Wilson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education
B.A., M.A., University of the District of Columbia
Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park

Department of Educational Studies and Leadership
Chair: J. Winona Taylor

Paul Hester, Ph.D.
Professor of Education
B.A., M.S., Pittsburg State University Kansas
Ph.D., University of Connecticut Storrs

Barbara Jackson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., D.C. Teachers College
M.A., Antioch College
Ph.D., Union Institute

Sylvia Lee, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education
B.A., Taiwan Normal University
M.L.S., University of Pittsburgh
M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park

Christopher Sny, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education
B.S., Drake University
M.Ed., Northern Illinois University
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

J. Winona Taylor, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., M.S., Ed.D., Morgan State University

Eleanor White, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., District of Columbia Teachers College
M.B.P.A., Southeastern University
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University

College of Professional Studies

Dean: Jerome Schiele

Department of Behavioral Sciences and Human Services
Chair: D. Elliott Parris 

Charles B. Adams, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Sociology/Criminal Justice
B.S. Georgia Southern University
M.S. Armstrong Atlantic University
Ph.D. Howard University

Nicole Branch, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
B.A. Howard University
M.A. Howard University
Ph.D. Howard University

Kim Brittingham Barnett, Ph.D., LPC
Assistant Professor of CAAS
B.A. Lincoln University
M.ED. Howard University
Ph.D. University of Toledo

Wendy K. Edmonds, Ph.D.
Lecturer of Human Resource Development
B.S. Bowie State University
M.S. John Hopkins University
Ph.D. University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Dorothy Fardan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Sociology
B.A., Ursuline College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Matasha L. Harris, Ph.D
Assistant Professor of /Criminal Justice
B.A., M.A., Old Dominion  University
M.A., Ph.D., The Graduate School and University Center of New York

Marsha Jackson, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Human Resource Development
B.A., University of Maryland College Park
M.A., Bowie State University
Ed.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Annie Ruth Leslie, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology
B.S., Grambling University
M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University, Illinois

Barbara Lynch-Freeman, M.A.
Lecturer of Sociology
B.A., M.A., University of Maryland College Park

Kinuthia Macharia, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A. (Honors) University of Nairobi
M.A. University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley

Charla A. McKinzie-Bishop, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Sociology
B.A. Wesleyan University
M.S.Ed., M.A., Ph.D. Fordham University

D. Elliott Parris, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A. Hon., University of London
M.A., Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles

Pertrina Shatteen, Ph.D.
Lecturer of Human Resource Development
B.S., Bowie State University
M.S.A., Central Michigan University
Ph.D., Walden University

Sharon Theodore-Lewis, J.D
Lecturer Criminal Justice
B.A., Howard University
J.D., American University

William Welch, Sr., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Human Resource Development
M.A., University of the District of Columbia
Ed.D., The George Washington University

Department of Nursing
Chair: Birthdale Archie, Ph.D

Rena Boss-Victoria, Dr. PH, MPH, MS, RN, APN-CNS
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of St. Thomas
M.S.N., Texas Women’s University
M.P.H., Dr. PH., University of Texas

Doris Clark, Ph.D., RN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Bowie State University
M.S.N., University of Phoenix
Ph.D., Capella University

Debra Coppedge, M.S.N./ED., RN
Instructor/Nursing Lab Coordinator
B.S.N., George Mason University
M.S.N., University of Phoenix

Thelma Floyd, DHA, M.S.N., RN CS
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Maryland Baltimore
M.S.N., Catholic University of America 
D.H.A., University of Phoenix

Rhonda Gall, M.S.N., RN, CRNP
Lecturer of Nursing
B.S.N., Howard University
M.S.N., University of Maryland Baltimore County

Dorothy Glisson, M.S.N., RN
Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Howard University
M.S.N., Walden University

Brittani Haynes, M.S.N., BSN, RN
Instructor
B.S.N, Bowie State University
M.S.N., University of Phoenix

Nicole Holland, B.S.N., M.S.N., RN
Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Howard University
M.S.N., Trident University

Sheeba Nadarajah, Ph.D, RN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N. College of Nursing Madras Medical College
M.S.N. Catholic University of America
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Cordeilia Obizoba, M.S., RN
Lecturer of Nursing
B.S., M.S., University of Maryland Baltimore
Ph.D., Capella University 

Kathy Barnes, B.S.N., M.S.N., RN
Instructor
B.S.N., Coppin State University
M.S.N, Lehman College

Denise Jarboe, D.N.P., B.S.N., M.S.N, A.D.N., RN
Assistant Professor
B.S.N., University of of Maryalnd
D.N.P., M.S.N., Walden University A.D.N., CSM

Doris Scot, Ph.D., RN-CS
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Dillard University
M.S.N., Boston University
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies., Boston Univeristy
Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park 
B.S.N., University of TexasCertificate Psychiatric-Mental Health, University of Maryland Baltimore

Sharon M. Wilks, M.P.A., RN
Instructor
B.S.N., SUNY Health Science Center
M.B.A., New York University

Department of Psychology
Chair: Cheryl Blackman

Cheryl Blackman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.S., New York University
M.S., Ph.D., Howard University

Cornelia Brooks, M.S.
Lecturer of Psychology
B.S., Bowie State University
M.S., University of Wisconsin, Madison

John Bryant, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S. Norfolk State University
M.S., Ph.D., Howard University

Erica Hernandez, Ph.D.
Assistant of Psychology
B.A., Rice University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Katrina S. Kardiasmenos, Ph.D.
AssociateProfessor of Psychology
B.S., M.S., Saint Joseph’s University
Ph.D., Catholic University of America

Ometha Lewis-Jack, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Howard University

Ayanna Lynch, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S., Ph.D., Howard Univesity

Patricia Westerman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., University of Maryland College Park
M.A., Ph.D., Catholic University of America

Department of Social Work
Chair: Makeba T. Green

Carl Algood, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Social Work
B.A., Winston Salem State University
M.S.W., New York University
Ph.D., Howard University

Phyllis E. Gillians, Ed.D
Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.S., St. Augustine’s College
M.S.W., Howard University
Ed.D., Fordham University

Makeba T. Green, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.S., Bowie State University
M.S.W., Howard University
Ph.D., Clark Atlanta University

Ellen Livingston, M.S.W.
Lecture of Social Work
B.A.., Dillard University
M.S.W., Tulane University

Emory Perkins, D.S.W.
Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.A., Paine College
M.S.W., Howard University
D.S.W., Howard University

Zuleka Henderson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Social Work
B.A., Wesleyan University
M.S.W., Fordham University
Ph.D. Howard University

Tina L. Jordan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Social Work
B.S.W., Morgan State University
M.S.W., University of Maryland
Ph.D. HMorgan State University

 College of Business

Dean: Anthony Nelson, Ph.D

Department of Accounting, Finance, and Economics
Chair: Samuel A. Duah

Thaddee Badibanga, Ph.D
Lecturer of Economics
B.A., Universite de Kinshasa (DRC)
M.S.., Western Illinoise University
Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin-Cities

LaTanya Brown, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Economics
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Howard University

William G. Davidson, III, M.B.A., J.D., CPA
Associate Professor of Accounting and Taxation
B.S., U.S. Naval Academy
M.B.A., Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
J.D., Suffolk University Law School

Samuel A. Duah, M.B.A., CPA
Assistant Professor of Accounting
B.S., University of Maryland College Park
M.B.A., Atlanta University

Bryon Henry, CPA, Ph.D
Assistant Professor Accounting
B.A., University of Texas
M.A., George Wasington University
Ph.D., Texas A& M University

Joseph Lanciano, M.P.A., CPA
Assistant Professor of Accounting
B.A., Bloomsburg State College
M.P.A., Pennsylvania State University

Jongdoo Lee, Ph.D
Associate Professor of Finance
B.A., Yonsei University
M.A., University of Rochester
Ph.D., George Washington University

Symon M. Manyara, Ph.D., CPA, CCA
Assistant Professor of  Accounting
B.B.A., Howard University
M.S.A., Southestern University
Ph.D., Northcentral University

Bernard G. McNeal, M.S.M., CPA
Lecturer of Accounting
B.S., Morgan State College
M.S.M., Purdue University

Augustin Niewmbe, Ph.D
Associate Professor of AccEconomic
B.A., Univesity of Yaounde II
M.A., University of Yaounde II
Ph.D., University of Yaounde II

Granville M. Sawyer Jr., Ph.D.
Professor of Finance
B.S., University of Tennessee
M.B.A., Carnegie Mellon University
Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Sunando Sengupta, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Finance
B.S., Calcutta University, India
M.A, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
M.S., Ph.D., Arizona State University

Regina Tawah, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Economics
B.S., University of Nigeria, Nsukka
M.S., University of Ibadan (Nigeria)
Ph.D., Free University (Germany)

Department of Management Information Systems
Chair: David E. Anyiwo

David E. Anyiwo, Ph.D.
Professor of Management Information Systems
B.S., M.S., University of Massachusetts
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Faleh Alshameri, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems
B.S. Kuwait University
M.S. American University
Ph.D. George Mason University

Elmer Yorkman, M.S.
Lecturer of Management Information Systems
B.S., University of Maryland College Park
M.S., George Washington University

Azene Zenebe, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Management Information Systems
B.S., Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
M.S., Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Department of Management, Marketing, and Public Administration
Chair: David Abrahams

David Abrahams, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Public Administration
B.A., Cornell University
M.S., Cornell University 
Ph.D., Cornell University

Fahil Alsaaty, Ph.D.
Professor of Management
B.S., Baghdad University
M.B.A., Ph.D., New York University

Minnette Bumpus, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Management
B.A., M.B.A., University of Missouri-Columbia
Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Ella Carter, Ph.D.
Lecturer of Marketing
B.A., Averett University
M.B.A., University of St. Thomas
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Greenboro

Kevin Glasper, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Public Administration
B.A., Prairie View A&M University
M.P.A, Texas Southern University
Ph.D., Howard University

James Lashley, M.B.A.
Lecturer of Management, Marketing, and Public Administration
B.S., Howard University
M.B.A., Morgan State University

Richard Lowery, M.B.A.
Assistant Professor of Management and Small Business
B.S., Boston University
M.B.A., Harvard University