USC Upstate News

USC Upstate Hires 56 New Faculty

08- 25- 2009

Spartanburg, S.C. - The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce the addition of 56 new faculty members as the new 2009-2010 academic year began on Thursday, August 20. Three of the new faculty members are graduates of USC Upstate.

George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics
Dr. Adriana Cordis, adjunct instructor
Dr. Nicholas Roberts, assistant professor of management
Dr. Harry Shinn, Jr. adjunct instructor

School of Education
Damita Frost, adjunct instructor
Elaine Hall, adjunct instructor
Andrew Hodges, adjunct instructor
Dr. James Kamla, assistant professor of physical education
Cynthia Moore, adjunct instructor
Suzanne Phillipsen, adjunct instructor
Andrea Shurburtt, adjunct instructor
Ashley Stathas, adjunct instructor
Dr. Nur Tanyel, assistant professor of early childhood education
Annette Taylor, adjunct instructor
Phyllis Whitmire, adjunct instructor
Debra Whittingham, coordinator of field experiences and partnerships
Dr. Elaine Mumbauer Wiegert, assistant professor of middle level education
     (graduated from USC Upstate in 1985)

Mary Black School of Nursing
Sharon Barthelmes, adjunct instructor
Melissa Black, instructor of nursing
Sarah Branan, instructor of nursing
Patricia Caldwell, adjunct instructor
Vicky DeWick, adjunct instructor
Rene Galloway, instructor of nursing
     (graduated from USC Upstate in 1996 and 2000)
Patricia Gist, adjunct instructor
Elizabeth Hassan, instructor of nursing
Jennifer Klimas, adjunct instructor
Julie Moss, instructor of nursing
Rosemary Nocella, instructor of nursing
Emily Oglesby, adjunct instructor
Jillian Pavese, adjunct instructor
Lisa Phillips, instructor of nursing
Ann Stuck, adjunct instructor
Mandy Taylor, adjunct instructor
Carol Truslow, adjunct instructor

College of Arts & Sciences

Fine Arts and Communications Studies
Allison Cantrell, instructor in journalism
     (graduated from USC Upstate in 1999)
Neill Hance, adjunct instructor
Dr. Desiree Rowe, assistant professor of speech communication

Languages, Literature and Composition
Gale Ashmore, adjunct instructor
Lara Knight, adjunct instructor
Jessica H. Martin, adjunct instructor
Michael Shawn Pressley, adjunct instructor
Dr. Alan Rossi, adjunct instructor

Mathematics and Computer Science
Joseph Biber, adjunct instructor
Dr. Fred DeAngelis, adjunct instructor
Linda Fair, adjunct instructor
Dr. Marimi Matsushita, adjunct instructor
David Ott, adjunct instructor

Psychology
Patricia Crawford, adjunct instructor
Dr. Ann Hoover, assistant professor of psychology
Dr. Leigh Lehman, adjunct instructor

Natural Sciences and Engineering
Dr. Mike Clausserath, adjunct instructor
Dr. Fred DeAngelis, adjunct instructor
Dr. Judy Krueger, instructor of chemistry
Melissa Storm, adjunct instructor

Sociology, Criminal Justice and Women's Studies
Dr. Robert Daly, instructor in criminal justice
Dr. Abraham Goldberg, assistant professor of political science

Library
Breanne A. Geery, evening public services librarian

USC Upstate currently enrolls 5,000 students from 38 states and 71 nations. For more details, visit www.uscupstate.edu or call (864) 503-5000.