Our Faculty

Wesleyan FULL-TIME Faculty listing

PHDs, NOT TEACHING ASSISTANTS. Wesleyan’s faculty has been ranked among the best in the nation. You won’t find a large lecture hall on the Wesleyan campus. Our professors teach seminar style and expect students to join in the conversation. Wesleyan’s full-time faculty members hold the highest degrees in their fields from places like Oxford, MIT, Georgetown, Duke, Loyola University, University of California at Berkeley, Wake Forest, Vanderbilt, and Yale.

Wesleyan College’s faculty have been ranked among the Nation’s Best by Forbes Magazine, highlighted and reported by CBS Money Watch, and by The Princeton Review. According to student surveys conducted by The Princeton Review, Wesleyan students praise these “excellent…open-minded professors who teach … how to look at things from different perspectives.”

Listen to a few of our exceptional professors in these videos.


Karen Bray
Associate Professor of Religious Studies & Philosophy (478) 757-2839 Profile
Holly Cole
Associate Professor of Psychology (478) 757-3706 Profile
Sirena Sawyer Fritz
Director & Associate Professor of Nursing (478) 757-5234 Profile
Chenny Q. Gan
M.A. Program Director, Associate Professor of Music (478) 757-5147 Profile
Laura Lease
Associate Professor of English / Dean for Teaching, Learning, & Student Success (478) 757-5232 Profile
Michael McGhee
Associate Professor of Music, Music Dept. Chair (478) 757-2433 Profile
Gokhan Oztunc
Director of I/O Psychology Graduate Program & Assistant Professor of Psychology (478) 757-5225 Profile
Seth D. Selke
Assistant Professor of Business & Director of Graduate Business Programs (478) 757-5184 Profile
Ying Zhen
Associate Professor of Business and Economics (478) 757-3917 Profile
Wesleyan Adjunct Faculty 2023-2024



  • William Ayears, Instructor of Health and Physical Education. B.A. (Humanities), Washington State University.
  • Seth Berkebile, Instructor of Health and Physical Education. B.A., Georgia Southern University.
  • Marnai Boose ’15, Instructor of Education. M.Ed., Wesleyan College.
  • Lisa Garrett Boyd, Instructor of Education. B.A. (Education), Augusta College; M.Ed., Mercer University; Ed.D. (Educational Leadership), University of Georgia.
  • Terence Cantwell, Instructor of Music. B.M., M.M., University of Georgia. M.B.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., Northwestern University.
  • Helen Carter, Instructor of Mathematics. B.S. (Mathematics), University of Southern Mississippi; M.Ed., William Carey University.
  • Sergey Y. Chernokov, Instructor of Computer Science. B.B.A. (Management Information Systems), M.B.A. (Information Systems), Georgia College & State University.
  • William Clark, Instructor of Business. B.S. (Information Science and Technology), MLD, Pennsylvania State University; MDIV, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; DSL (Strategic Leadership), Regent University.
  • Brian Davis, Instructor of Communications. B.A. (Communication Studies), Arizona State University; M.A. (Communication Studies), University of Northern Iowa; MFA, University of Southern California.
  • Rosalyn De Luna, Instructor of Mathematics. B.A. (Mathematics), Mercer University; M.Ed. (Mathematics), Georgia State University.
  • Malaeolevavau Fiaseu ’18, Instructor of Health and Physical Education. B.A., Wesleyan College.
  • Robert Fieldsteel, Instructor of Theatre. Artist in Residence - Playwriting. B.A. (English), Dartmouth College; M.A. (Clinical Psychology), Antioch University.
  • Jill Foote-Hutton, Instructor of Art. BFA, Webster University; MFA (Art), University of Mississippi.
  • Michael Franklin, Instructor of English. B.A. (English), Berry College; M.A. (English), Louisiana State University; Ph.D. (English), Georgia State University.
  • Mariana Furlin ’92, Instructor of Art. B.A. (Psychology), Wesleyan College; M.S. (Art Education), Florida State University.
  • Denise Greaves, Instructor of Business. B.A., Long Island University; M.B.A. (Human Resources Management), University of Phoenix; J.D., University of the District of Columbia; Ed.S. (Media), University of West Georgia; Ed.D. (Leadership), American College of Education.
  • Emily Hall, Instructor of Music. B.M. (Percussion Performance), Mercer University.
  • Jessica Hardman, Instructor of Dance and Yoga. B.F.A. (Dance), University of Southern Mississippi.
  • Margaret Hollis, Instructor of Music. B.M., Furman University; M.M.Ed., University of South Carolina.
  • Hillary Hoover, Instructor of Communications. B.S., Kansas State University; M.A. (Speech Communication), Minnesota State University.
  • Hitomi Inomoto, Instructor of Japanese. B.A. (Education), Ehime University, Japan.
  • LeeAnn Jones, Instructor of Nursing. B.S.N., Albany State University; B.S.N., Georgia Southwestern State University.
  • Emrah Kotan, Instructor of Music. B.M. (Percussion Performance), Ankara State Conservatory, Turkey; M.A. (Jazz Studies), Georgia State University.
  • Miriam Langley, Instructor of Aerobics. B.S., M.Ed., University of Georgia.
  • Jinkyung Lee, Instructor of Korean. B.A. (Global Economics), Sungkyunkwan University (Korea), B.A. (Theater), National Institute for Lifelong Education.
  • Weihong Liu, Instructor of Chinese. B.A., Central South University; M.A., Hunan University.
  • G. Pilar Wilder Lowden ’01, Instructor of Dance. B.A. (Psychology), Wesleyan College.
  • Allarey A. Magallano, Instructor of Nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N. (Nursing Administration), Georgia College and State University.
  • Kathy Malone, Instructor of Health and Physical Education.
  • Theresa Mosbrucker, Instructor of Spanish. B.A, University of Georgia; M.A. (Spanish Language and Culture), University of Salamanca, Spain.
  • Melissa Rodriguez ’16, ’22, Instructor of Philosophy. B.A. (Psychology and Music), Wesleyan College; M.A. (Performance and Pedagogy), Mercer University, M.A. (Industrial-Organizational Psychology), Wesleyan College.
  • Barbara Rowan, Instructor of Business, I/O Psychology. B.A. (Mathematics), Malone College; M.S. (Psychology), Georgia College & State University; PhD (Assessment & Measurement), James Madison University.
  • Andrew Russell, Instructor of Business. B.A. (Psychology), State University of New York at Plattsburg; J.D., Albany Law School.
  • Michael Salem, Instructor of Environmental Science. B.S. (Biology), Long Island University; M.S (Marine & Environmental Sciences).
  • Elesha Scott, Instructor of Education. B.S. (Education, Mathematics Education), University of Georgia.
  • Tisha Simeral, Instructor of Music. B.S. (Food Science), B.M. (Jazz Studies), The Ohio State University; M.A. (Music), Middle Tennessee State University.
  • Sarah Sloan, Instructor of Nursing. A.S.N., Central Georgia Technical College; B.S.N., American Public University.
  • Lisa Sloben ’00, Instructor of Art History. A.A.S., State University of New York - Fashion Institute of Technology; B.A. (Art History), Wesleyan College; A.L.M., Harvard University.
  • Deana Smith, Instructor of Health and Physical Education.
  • Teresa Smotherman, Instructor of Spanish. B.A., Valdosta State College; M.A. (Spanish), Ph.D. (Romance Languages), University of Georgia.
  • Shara Veda, Instructor of Spanish. M.A. (Latin America Area Studies), University of London; M.A. (Modern Languages - Spanish), Ph.D., University of St. Andrews - Scotland.
  • William Wi ’06, Instructor of Business. B. Commerce (Accounting), University of Baguio, Philippines; B. Theology, Portland Bible College; M.B.A., Wesleyan College.
  • JoungHwa Woo, Instructor of French. B.A. (Industrial Design), KookMin University, Korea; B.A., MIA (Interior Architecture and Design), Ecole Camondo, France; M.A. (French and Francophone Literature), Florida State University.
Wesleyan Emeriti Faculty
  • Dr. Fletcher Clark Anderson, Professor Emeritus of Music (1970-2005)Dr. H. Elizabeth Bailey, Professor Emerita of Art (1976-2020)
  • Mr. Arch F. Beckelheimer, Jr., * Associate Professor Emeritus of English (1962-1991)
  • Dr. Ernestine Bledsoe 1933, * Professor Emerita of Education and Psychology (1954-1977)
  • Dr. David A. Bobbitt, Associate Professor Emeritus of Communication (1999-2021)
  • Ms. Nadine Cheek 1979, Professor Emerita of Music (1997-2023)
  • Dr. Lillian M. Cowie, * Professor Emerita of Biology (1956-1980)
  • Dr. William Leonard Curry, Professor Emeritus of Psychology (1970-2007)
  • Ms. Frances de La Rosa, Professor Emerita of Painting and Drawing (1998-2023)
  • Mr. Charles Edward Eikner, Jr., Professor Emeritus of Music (1973-2013)
  • Dr. Horace Benton Gray, * Professor Emeritus of Education (1962-1976)
  • Ms. Patricia Ross Hardeman 1968, * Professor of Biology and Registrar Emerita (1974-1985; 1988-2014)
  • Ms. Mary Pate Hatfield 1948, * Professor Emerita of Speech (1951-1980)
  • Dr. Joseph A. Iskra, Jr., Associate Professor Emeritus of Mathematics (1983-2021)
  • Dr. Hilary Watson Kight, Professor Emerita of Mathematics (1984-2009)
  • Mr. George W. McKinney, * Professor Emeritus of Theatre (1964-1989)
  • Mr. Norman Parrish McLean, * Professor Emeritus of Music (1952-1985)
  • Dr. Darlene Debault Mettler, * Professor Emerita of English (1987-2008)
  • Dr. Glenna Dod Meyer, Professor Emerita of Business and Economics (1983-2020)
  • Ms. Eunice Ann Munck 1938, * Professor Emerita of English (1950-1991)
  • Dr. Bernard Constantine Murdoch, * Professor Emeritus of Psychology (1954-1991)
  • Dr. Patrick C. Pritchard, * Professor Emeritus of Education (1999-2019)
  • Dr. Jacob S. Quiambao, * Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Religion, and Missions (1974-1991)
  • Ms. Hasseltine Neal Roberts 1960, * Librarian Emerita (1964-2004)
  • Dr. Sylvia L. Ross 1992 (HON), * Professor Emerita of Music (1960-1993)
  • Ms. Cornelia Anna Shiver 1925, * Associate Professor Emerita of History (1952-1974)
  • Dr. William Earl Strickland, * Professor Emeritus of Religion (1960-1979)
  • Dr. Leah Audrey Strong, * Professor Emerita of American Studies and United States Language and Literature (1961-1987)
  • Dr. Leah Marcile Taylor, Professor Emerita of History (1969-2005)
  • Dr. Philip Davis Taylor, Professor Emeritus of Economics (1991-2018)
  • Ms. Corawayne W. Wright, * Associate Librarian Emerita (1969-1989)
  • Ms. Ruth Harley Young, * Librarian Emerita (1959-1963)

* deceased

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