Graduate Faculty

Graduate Faculty List and Contact Information:

  • Jody Alford, MSPS
    Adjunct, Psychology
    AA, Seminole State College, 1994
    BS, East Central University, 1998
    MS, East Central University, 2007
    580-559-5328

  • Scott Barton,
    Professor, History and Native American Studies
    BA, Marshall University, 1983
    MA, Texas A&M University, 1987
    PhD, Texas A&M University, 1991
    580-559-5563

  • John Bedford, PhD
    Adjunct, Education
    BS, West Texas State University, 1969
    MS, West Texas State University, 1972
    EdD, Baylor University, 1995
    580-559-5348

  • Laura Bixler,
    Professor, Education
    BSEd, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 1980
    MEd, University of Central Oklahoma, 1983
    PhD, University of Oklahoma, 1998
    580-559-5351

  • Keith Buelow, MSHR
    Adjunct, Human Resources

    BA, East Central University, 1996
    MS, East Central University, 2011

    580-559-5589

  • James W. Burke, Jr.,
    Professor and Chair (Col. Tom A. Thomas Endowed Chair in HR), Human Resources
    BA, University of Tulsa, 1972
    MSW, Our Lady of the Lake University, 1976
    PhD, Oklahoma State University, 1989
    580-559-5707

  • Debbie Claxton,
    Instructor, Education
    BSEd, East Central University, 1994
    MEd, East Central University, 2001
    Graduate work in progress, Oklahoma State University
    580-559-5309

  • Rebecca Compton,
    Professor, Education
    BSEd, University of Oklahoma, 1973
    MEd, East Central University, 1980
    EdD, University of Oklahoma, 1995
    580-559-5543

  • Terry Doepke,
    Adjunct, Human Resources
    BA, Southern Nazarene University, 1992
    MS, East Central University, 2010
    580-421-5343

  • Usha Fountain,
    Associate Professor, Psychology
    BA, University of the South Pacific, 1981
    MEd, University of Queensland, 1990
    PhD, University of Queensland, 1995
    580-559-5577

  • Jack Green,
    Assistant Professor and Chair, Education
    BSE, Missouri Southern University, 2001
    MA, Southern Nazarene University, 2004
    EdD, Saint Louis University, 2009
    580-559-5240

  • Joe Dougherty,
    Accounting, Instructor Accounting
    580-559-5268

  • Joanna Harris-Young,
    Professor and Chair, Psychology
    BA, University of Oklahoma, 1982
    MS, University of Houston, 1986
    PhD, University of Oklahoma, 1990
    580-559-5318

  • Ellen Harwell,
    Assistant Professor, Psychology
    BS, East Central University, 2000
    MS, East Central University, 2004
    PhD, Oklahoma State University, 2013
    580-559-5335

  • William Heitland,
    Professor, Psychology and , Adolph Linscheid Distinguished Teaching Professor
    BS, Ohio State University, 1970
    MS, St. Francis College, 1974
    EdD, Ball State University, 1977
    580-559-5329

  • Sonya Chronister,
    Instructor and CIRCAW Project Director, Human Resources
    BA, East Central University, 2007
    MS, East Central University, 2009
    580-559-5382

  • Phyllis Isaacs,
    Assistant Professor, Education
    BA, East Central University, 1998
    MEd, East Central University, 2005
    PhD, University of Oklahoma, 2009
    580-559-5327

  • Errol King,
    Assistant Professor, English and Languages
    580-559-5445

  • Charlie C. Jones,
    Professor and Chair, Business Administration; , Professor and Acting Chair, Accounting and , Frank Crabtree, Sr. Family Endowed Professor of Business Policy
    Business Policy
    BBA, University of Oklahoma, 1982
    MBA, University of Oklahoma, 1986
    JD, University of Oklahoma, 1986
    580-559-5269

  • Marc Klippenstine,
    Associate Professor, Psychology
    BA, University of Regina, 1998
    MA, York University, 2001
    580-559-5342

  • Adrianna Lancaster,
    Dean, Linscheid Library and , Dean, Distance Education
    BA, East Central University, 1990
    MLS, Texas Woman's University, 1992
    PhD, Texas Woman's University, 1997
    Phone: 580-559-5368
    580-559-5368

  • Thomas W. Lanis,
    Associate Professor, Business Administration and , Gene A. Nelson Endowed Chair
    Chair in Business Administration
    BS, Oklahoma State University, 1977
    MBA, Oklahoma State University, 1987
    PhD, Oklahoma State University, 2004
    580-559-5573

  • Linda C. Massey,
    Professor, Human Resources
    BA, California State University - Stanislaus, 1985
    MA, California State University - Sacramento, 1988
    EdD, Oklahoma State University, 2003
    580-559-5402

  • Robin Murphy,
    Associate Professor, English and Languages

    BA, Oklahoma State
    MEd, Northeastern State
    MA, Northeastern State
    PhD, Bowling Green State Univ

    Biography

    580-559-5449

  • Susan Odunukwe,
    Adjunct, Human Resources
    BA, University of Nigeria, 1985
    MA, Lesley College, 1990
    PhD, The Union Institute and University
    580-559-5589

  • Thomas M. Parr,
    Assistant Professor, Human Resources
    BA, East Central University, 1981
    MS, East Central University, 1994
    580-559-5401

  • Jack Paschall,
    Adjunct, Psychology
    BA, Southeastern State College, 1965
    MEd, Southeastern State College, 1967
    EdD, University of Oklahoma, 1970
    580-559-5346

  • Martha Pennington,
    Associate Professor, Education
    BA, Wayne State College, 1973
    MAE, University of Houston, 1996
    EdD, Texas A&M - Kingsville, 2002
    580-559-5322

  • Marc Petrowsky,
    Professor, Sociology
    BA, Southwestern State College, 1970
    MA, University of Florida, 1971
    PhD, University of Florida, 1975
    580-559-5411

  • Jolene Poore,
    Circulation Assistant, Linscheid Library
    BA, East Central University, 1995
    MS, East Central University, 2005
    580-559-5636

  • Jason Prather,
    Assistant Professor and Chair, Kinesiology and , Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) Director
    BS, Western Oregon University, 1997
    MHR, University of Oklahoma, 2000
    580-559-5357

  • Regina Robertson,
    Professor, Human Resources
    BA, East Central University, 1976
    MS, Oklahoma State University, 1979
    PhD, University of Oklahoma, 2004
    580-559-5647

  • Steven Anthony Roring,
    Assistant Professor, Human Resources
    BA, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, 2006
    MS, Oklahoma State University, 2008
    PhD, Oklahoma State University, 2012
    580-559-5812

  • Ralph Sharp,
    Adjunct, Education
    BA, Lawrence University, 1972
    MA, University of Missouri, 1973
    EdS, University of Missouri, 1979
    EdD, Univeristy of Missouri, 1982
    580-559-5352

  • David L. Smith,
    Instructor, Education
    BA, Colorado State University, 1996
    MEd, University of Virginia, 2002
    PhD, University of Nevada,in progress
    580-559-5932

  • Regina Smith,
    Assistant Professor and Early Childhood Education Program Director, Education
    AA, Front Range Community College, 1994
    BS, Colorado State University, 1996
    MEd, University of Virginia, 2002
    MA, Biola University, 2010
    PhD, University of Nevada, in progress
    580-559-5321

  • Jeanene Taylor,
    Adjunct, Human Resources and
    BA, East Central University, 1993
    MS, East Central University, 1995
    580-559-5400

  • Santa Velez,
    Assistant Professor, Psychology
    BA, Barnard College, Columbia University, 1976
    MS Ed, Brooklyn College, CUNY, 1978
    PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 1989
    580-559-5324

  • Brenda Walling,
    Dean and Professor, College of Education and Psychology and
    AA, Murray State College, 1982
    BA, East Central University, 1984
    MA, Oklahoma State University, 1988
    EdD, Oklahoma State University,1994
    580-559-5350

  • Jeff Williams,
    Director, Athletics and , Associate Professor, Kinesiology
    BS, University of Oklahoma, 1996
    MHR, University of Oklahoma, 1999
    PhD, University of Oklahoma, 2011
    580-559-5604

  • Paige Williams,
    Professor, Human Resources
    BA, Purdue University, 1988
    MS, Purdue University, 1991
    PhD, Purdue University, 1998
    580-559-5403

  • Holli Witherington,
    Instructor, Human Resources and , Director, Brandon Whitten Institute
    BA, East Central University, 2004
    MEd, East Central University, 2008
    580-559-5815