Stephen F. Austin State University

New Faculty Orientation

New Faculty Orientation Schedule - Fall 2017

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - Beginning in Wyatt Room, Steen Library

8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Campus Tour with Jack Walkers - meet at Steen Library

Tour will end in the AARC and then move to the Wyatt Room

9:00 - 9:15 a.m.

Registration and Refreshments

Parking & Traffic Officials available to new faculty

9:20-10:45 a.m.

Human Resources

Title IX Compliance

Student Affairs for Support Services

Honors Program

Student Rights & Responsibilities

SFA 101

Career Services

Counseling Services

Disability Services

Registrar's Office

University Records Management

Campus Bookstore

Employee Wellness

Faculty Senate Representative

10:45 - 11:30 a.m. Library Informational Tour
12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Lunch with President, Provost, and Deans; BPSC Multimedia Room
2:00 p.m. New Faculty Photograph; Austin Building

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

8:30-11:30 a.m. New Faculty Technology Orientation (CTL and ITS) - Steen Library
11:30 - 1:00 p.m. Dining Services Lunch - East College Cafeteria (near Steen Hall)
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. NFO Social at Cole Art Center - 329 E. Main Street

Additional Items During Fall Semester

Foundations for Teaching and Learning

12:00 - 1:30pm

September 8

September 22

October 6

October 20

November 3

November 17

December 1

New Faculty 2017/2018

College of Business

Mr. Stephen M. Shrewsbury Assistant Professor Business Communications & Legal Studies
Dr. Laurie Rogers * Visiting Assistant Professor Business Communications & Legal Studies
Mr. Manuel G. Guerrero * Lecturer Business Communications & Legal Studies
Dr. Pamela Rogers Assistant Professor Management & Marketing
Mr. Gerald Wayne Scott, Jr. Lecturer Management & Marketing
Dr. Alan D. Campbell Assistant Professor School of Accountancy
Ms. Nicole M. Brantley * Visiting Lecturer School of Accountancy
Dr. Ann Wilson * Professor Business Communications & Legal Studies

College of Education

Ms. Elizabeth Gound * Instructor Elementary Education
Ms. Rhonda McClain Lecturer Elementary Education
Dr. Donna Fickes Clinical Instructor Human Sciences
Ms. Jennifer Nicole Perry Clinical Instructor Human Services
Ms. Jillian M. Dawes Assistant Professor Human Services
Dr. Raul Fransisco Prezas Associate Professor Human Services
Ms. Deena Petersen Clinical Instructor Human Services
Dr. Michael Lemke Assistant Professor Kinesiology & Health Science
Ms. Marym Lakhani Visiting Lecturer Kinesiology & Health Science
Ms. Melinda Watts Assistant Professor Kinesiology & Health Science
Mr. Jeff Forsse Instructor Kinesiology & Health Science
Dr. Robin H. Whitehead * Visiting Assistant Professor Kinesiology & Health Science
Ms. Sharon Rice Visiting Lecturer Kinesiology & Health Science
Dr. Brian Uriegas Assistant Professor Secondary Education & Ed. Leadership
Ms. Alison Cope * Visiting Instructor Secondary Education & Ed. Leadership

College of Fine Arts

Mr. Wesley Berg Assistant Professor School of Art
Ms. Amanda Breitbach Assistant Professor School of Art
Dr. Jacob Walburn Assistant Professor School of Music
Dr. Michael Troy Murphy Associate Professor

School of Music

Dr. Richard G. Leonberger * Visiting Assistant Professor School of Music
Dr. Kristin Lyman Assistant Professor School of Music
Dr. Samantha Inman Assistant Professor School of Music
Ms. Lee Goodhew * Visiting Assistant Professor School of Music
Mr. Jack Heifner * Visiting Professor School of Theatre
Mr. Cleo House Jr. Director School of Theatre
Ms. Stephanie Murphy Assistant Professor School of Theatre
Mr. Kenneth John Verdugo Visiting Assistant Professor School of Theatre

College of Forestry & Agriculture

Dr. Candis Carraway Assistant Professor Agriculture
Dr. Franta Majs Assistant Professor Agriculture
Dr. Christopher M. Schalk Assistant Professor Forestry

College of Liberal & Applied Arts

Dr. Sara Henning * Visiting Assistant Professor English & Creative Writing
Mr. Dylan Parkhurst * Lecturer English & Creative Writing
Ms. Sheila Jones * Lecturer English & Creative Writing
Ms. Eralda Lameborshi * Lecturer English & Creative Writing
Mr. Aaron Milstead * Lecturer English & Creative Writing
Mr. Billy Longino * Visiting Assistant Professor English & Creative Writing
Ms. Meta Henty Visiting Lecturer English & Creative Writing
Dr. Peyton Elaine Wofford Gooch * Lecturer Government
Dr. Robert Velez Lecturer Government
Ms. Cynthia Devlin * Visiting Lecturer History
Dr. Aaron Coy Moulton Assistant Professor History
Mr. Samuel Sutherland Assistant Professor History
Ms. Suparna Chakraborty * Lecturer History
Dr. Hunter M. Hampton Lecturer History
Ms. Lisa Michelle Bentley * Lecturer History
Mr. L. Bao Bui Lecturer History
Mr. Michael T. Welsh Visiting Assistant Professor Languages, Cultures & Communication
Ms. Laurie Sadler Lawrence Lecturer Languages, Cultures & Communication
Ms. Catherine U. Huh Lecturer Languages, Cultures & Communication
Mr. Thomas R. Reynolds * Lecturer Languages, Cultures & Communication
Ms. Bailey Airs Thompson Assistant Professor Mass Communication
Mr. Joseph Michael Stepnieski * Visiting Lecturer Mass Communication
Dr. Paul R. Shockley * Lecturer Multidisciplinary Studies
Mr. Charles White Visiting Instructor Pyschology
Dr. Carrie Butler Clinical Instructor Social Work
Dr. Kara S. Lopez * Visiting Assistant Professor Social Work

College of Sciences & Mathematics

Dr. John Brannon Gary Assistant Professor Chemistry & Biochemistry
Dr. Xiaozhen (Jenny) Han Assistant Professor Chemistry & Biochemistry
Ms. Catherine Kwiatkowski Lecturer Chemistry & Biochemistry
Pushkar Ogale Assistant Professor Computer Science
Dr. Dae Glendowne Assistant Professor Computer Science
Dr. Puntitra Sawadpong Visiting Assistant Professor Computer Science
Ms. Brittney Falahola Assistant Professor Mathematics & Statistics
Mr. Ryan Jensen Assistant Professor Mathematics & Statistics
Dr. Jacob Turner Assistant Professor Mathematics & Statistics
Ms. Lorna Desha * Lecturer Mathematics & Statistics
Mr. Marvin Lee Lecturer Mathematics & Statistics
Dr. Debra K. Gibbs Assistant Professor Nursing
Ms.Hazel Darleen Kimbrough Clinical Instructor Nursing
Ms. Laurel Elise Matthews Clinical Instructor Nursing
Dr. Christell Bray Visiting Assistant Professor/ MSN Coordinator Nursing
Dr. James T. Adams Assistant Professor Physics, Engineering and Astronomy
Mr. Collin Timmons * Visiting Lecturer Physics, Engineering and Astronomy

Library

Ms. Melissa Clark Librarian III Library
Ms. Alexandra Schutz Librarian II Library
Ms. Janie Lauren Richardson Librarian I Library

* Indicates faculty who were previously employed with SFA, permanent, adjuncts or visiting 21
NEW faculty 57
Total for Academic Year 2017/2018 78

New Faculty Resources

Updated
New Faculty Pocket Guide 4/24/17
Policy Manual 4/24/17
Human Resources 3/10/16
New Faculty Orientation Committee 3/10/16
Center for Teaching & Learning 6/29/16
Faculty Handbook 3/10/16
Faculty Senate 3/10/16
Calendar of Events 6/29/16

Welcome to the New Faculty of 2016/2017

New Faculty 2016/2017

College of Business

Calee Jo Holcombe Assistant Professor Accounting Fall 2016
Kacie Czapla Senior Lecturer Accounting Fall 2016
Wayne Tervo Associate Professor Accounting Fall 2016
Ashley Hall Assistant Professor Bus. Communications &
Legal Studies
Fall 2016
Vijetha Koppa Assistant Professor Economics & Finance Fall 2016
Jeffrey Whetzel Lecturer

Management Marketing &
International Business

Fall 2016
Theunis Oliphant Visiting Lecturer Management Marketing &
International Business
Fall 2016

College of Education

Lynsey Cortines Clinical Instructor Human Sciences Spring 2016
Flora Farago Assistant Professor Human Sciences Fall 2016
Rachel Jumper Assistant Professor Human Sciences Fall 2016
Justin Pelham Clinical Instructor Human Sciences Fall 2016
Mary Hawkins Associate Professor Kinesiology Fall 2016
Derek Cegelka Assistant Professor

Kinesiology

Fall 2016
Donna Dean Clinical Instructor Human Services Spring 2016
Erin Keeling Clinical Instructor Human Services Fall 2016
Maggie Patterson Lecturer Human Services Spring 2016
Amanda Pruit Clinical Instructor Human Services Fall 2016
Frankie Clark Instructor Human Services Fall 2016
George Willey Assistant Professor

Secondary Education

Spring 2016

College of Fine Arts

James Adams Assistant Professor Music Fall 2016
Stephen Campbell Visiting Assistant Professor Music Fall 2016
Richard Leonberger Visiting Assistant Professor Music Fall 2016
Lee Goodhew Visiting Assistant Professor Music Fall 2016
Wesley Berg

Visiting Assistant

Professor

Art Fall 2016
Elaine Bezold Visiting Assistant Professor Art Fall 2016
Barrett Slade Billew Assistant Professor Theatre Fall 2016
Stephanie Ann Murphy

Visiting Assistant

Professor

Theatre Fall 2016
Mark Hawkins Lecturer Theatre Fall 2016

College of Forestry & Agriculture

Kathryn Kidd Assistant Professor Forestry Spring 2016
Yuhui Weng Assistant Professor Forestry Spring 2016
Stephanie Pulley Assistant Professor Agriculture Fall 2016

College of Liberal & Applied Arts

Seth Bradshaw Assistant Professor Mass Communication Fall 2016
Joseph Stephiewski Visiting Lecturer Mass Communication Fall 2016
John Pruit Assistant Professor

Anthropology, Geography

& Sociology

Fall 2016
Kara Lopez Visiting Assistant Professor Social Work Fall 2016
Shanta Scott Clinical Instructor Social Work Fall 2016
Jose Carbajal Assistant Professor Social Work Fall 2016
Deborah Sibila Assistant Professor Government Fall 2016
Sara Henning Visiting Assistant Professor English/Creative Writing Fall 2016
Lauren Sullivan

Visiting Assistant Professor

English/Creative Writing

Fall 2016
Amber Wagnon Lecturer

English/Creative Writing

Fall 2016
Savannah Williamson Visiting Lecturer History Fall 2016
Lisa Bentley Visiting Lecturer History Fall 2016
Kristopher Teters Visiting Lecturer History Fall 2016
Thomas Reynolds Visiting Lecturer Languages Culture & Comm Fall 2016
Kelsey Pelham Visiting Lecturer Languages Culture & Comm Fall 2016

College of Sciences & Mathematics

Wesley Turner Lecturer Geology Fall 2016
Melinda Faulkner Assistant Professor Geology Fall 2016
Liane Stevens Assistant Professor Geology Fall 2016
Christell Bray Visiting Assistant Professor Nursing Fall 2016
Collin Timmons Visiting Lecturer Physics & Astronomy Spring 2016

Ralph Steen Library

Jonathan Helmke Associate Director Summer 2016
Spencer Acadia Librarian II Spring 2016
Anjum Najmi Librarian Spring 2016
Edward Iglesias Librarian Spring 2016
Candice Cloud Archivist Spring 2016