All Faculty

Lora Cruz, Davis & Elkins College
Associate Professor of Nursing
M.S. Marshall University; B.S. Alderson-Broaddus College
304-637-1249
Donna Baroudi Huffman, Davis & Elkins College
Music Program Coordinator; Instructor of Music
M.M. West Virginia University; B.M. Eastman School of Music
304-637-1285
Helen Benigni, Davis & Elkins College
Professor of English
Ph.D. Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.A., B.A. West Virginia University
304-637-1259
Melanie Campbell, Davis & Elkins College
Assistant Director of Dining Services; Executive Chef; Assistant Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management
M.B.A. Lynn University; B.S. West Virginia Wesleyan College
o: 304-637-1347; c: 304-704-5953
Carol Carter, Davis & Elkins College
Chair, Division of Business & Entrepreneurship; Professor of Business
Ph.D., M.S., B.S. Louisiana State University
304-637-1808
Jeremy Christensen
Instructor of Communications
A.B.D The University of South Dakota; M.A. The University of South Dakota; B.S. Black Hills State University
304-637-1691
Lisa Daniels-Smith, Davis & Elkins College
Assistant Professor of Accounting
M.S. Stetson University; B.S. Fairmont State University
304-637-1433
Mary Ann DeLuca, Davis & Elkins College
Chair, Department of Sport Science; Professor of Health & Physical Education; Special Adviser to Athletics
Ed.D., M.S. West Virginia University; B.S. Davis & Elkins College
304-637-1348
Michael Doig, Davis & Elkins College
Chair, Division of Creative Arts; Associate Professor of Art
M.F.A. State University of New York; B.F.A. West Virginia University
304-637-1353
Mark Douglas, Davis & Elkins College
Instructor of Outdoor Recreation Management
M.S. Humboldt State University; B.S. Murray State University
304-637-1475
Bridget Esterhuizen, Davis & Elkins College
Assistant Professor of Theatre
M.F.A. University of Idaho; B.A. Saint Norbert College
304-637-1412
Sarah Garrison, Davis & Elkins College
Chair, Division of Social Science; Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., M.S. University of Southern Mississippi; B.A. West Virginia University
304-637-1432
Macy Jackson, Davis & Elkins College
Instructor of Digital Media
M.E. Fairmont State University; B.S. Davis & Elkins College
Clinton Johnson, Davis & Elkins College
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh; B.S. Frostburg State University
304-637-1427
Bill King, Davis & Elkins College
Chair, Division of Humanities; Professor of English
Ph.D., M.A., B.A. University of Georgia
304-637-1235
Crystal Krause, Davis & Elkins College
Assistant Professor of Biology and Environmental Science
Ph.D. Northern Arizona University; MS. University of New Mexico; B.S. Fort Lewis College
304-637-1392
Michelle Mabry, Davis & Elkins College
Chair, Department of Biology and Environmental Science; Professor of Biology
Ph.D. Washington State University; M.A. College of William and Mary; B.S. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
304-637-1248
Lonnie Martin, Davis & Elkins College
Instructor of Theatre and Film
M.F.A. American University; B.A. Davis & Elkins College
304-637-1599
Steve Mattingly, Davis & Elkins College
Associate Professor of Computer Science
M.S. American University; B.A. Washington & Lee University
304-637-1357
Melissa McCoy, Davis & Elkins College
Director of the Associate Degree Program in Nursing and Professor of Nursing
M.S. Radford University; B.S., A.S. Bluefield State College
304-637-1207
Brian Moudry, Davis & Elkins College
Chair, Division of Mathematics & Natural Science; Professor of Mathematics and Physics
Ph.D. University of Nebraska; M.S. University of Nebraska; B.S. Loyola College
304-637-1381
Neelima Nair, Davis & Elkins College
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D. University of Houston; M.S. University of Kerala; B.S. University of Kerala
304-637-1426
Katherine Osborne, Davis & Elkins College
Chair, Department of English, Communication & Foreign Language; Associate Professor of English
Ph.D., M.A. University of Kentucky; B.A. Hanover College
304-637-1988
John Poffenbarger
Associate Professor of Political Science
B.A. Xavier University; M.S. West Virginia University; Ph.D. West Virginia University
304-637-1360
Valerie Posey, Davis & Elkins College
Assistant Professor of Nursing
M.S. West Virginia Wesleyan College; B.S. Fairmont State University; A.S. Davis & Elkins College
304-637-1297
Denice Reese, Davis & Elkins College
Professor of Nursing
D.N.P., M.S., B.S., B.A. Case Western Reserve University
304-637-1376
Danielle Riggins
Instructor of Education
B.A. West Virginia University; M.A. West Virginia University
Jennifer Riggleman, Davis & Elkins College
Assistant Professor of Sport Science; Faculty Athletic Representative
Ed.D. Marshall University; M.S., B.S. West Virginia University
304-637-1383
Sharmistha Roy, Davis & Elkins College
Professor of Mathematics and Physics
Ph.D., M.S. Lucknow University; B.S. Delhi University
304-637-1262
Nathan Sams, Davis & Elkins College
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
M.S., B.A. West Virginia University
304-637-1382
Karen Seel, Davis & Elkins College
Associate Professor of Nursing
M.S. Liberty University; B.S. Bob Jones University
304-637-1295
James Smith, Davis & Elkins College
Assistant Professor of History; Coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Studies Program; Adjunct Professor in Nursing
Ph.D., M.A. West Virginia University; M.S. Columbia University; B.S. Cornell University
304-637-1315
Haley A. Smoot, Davis & Elkins College
Instructor of Nursing
B.S. Davis & Elkins College; A.S.Davis & Elkins College
304-637-1361
Renaud Stauber, Davis & Elkins College
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science
Ph.D. University of Colorado; M.S. West Virginia University; B.S. United States Naval Academy
304-637-1204
Shawn Stover, Davis & Elkins College
Professor of Biology
Ph.D. University of Northern Colorado; M.S. University of Louisville; B.S. Marshall University
304-637-1275
Christina Swecker, Davis & Elkins College
Professor of Nursing
N.H.D. Clayton College of Natural Health; M.S. University of Virginia; B.S. West Virginia Wesleyan College
304-637-1296
Jennifer Tesar, Davis & Elkins College
Associate Professor of Education and Chair of the Division of Education and Sport Science
Ph.D., M.Ed., M.A. Ohio University; B.A. Kent State University
304-637-1399
Brandi Thomas
Assistant Professor of Criminology
Todd Tichenor, Davis & Elkins College
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D., M.S. West Virginia University; B.S. Fairmont State University
304-637-1380
David Turner, Davis & Elkins College
Professor of History
Ph.D. University of Kentucky; M.A., B.A. University of North Carolina
304-637-1294
Alexandros Vasios Sivvopoulos, Davis & Elkins College
Assistant Professor of Economics
Ph.D. University of Mississippi; M.A. University of Mississippi; B.A. University of Mississippi
304-637-1809
Bryan Wagoner, Davis & Elkins College
Religious Studies & Philosophy Program Coordinator; Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Philosophy
Ph.D. Harvard University; M.Div., S.T.M. Yale University; B.A. Gordon College
304-637-1351
Hillary Wehe, Davis & Elkins College
Assistant Professor of Psychology
304-637-1298
Kevin Woodcock, Davis & Elkins College
Assistant Professor of Art
M.F.A. Louisiana State University; B.F.A. West Virginia University
304-637-1300
Dr. Huixin Wu, Davis & Elkins College
Director of the Bachelor’s Nursing Programs; Chair, Division of Nursing; Associate Professor of Nursing
DNP, MSN, University of Pittsburgh; MBA, Chatham University; BSN, Peking University
304-637-1375