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Dr. Elizabeth Amato
Assistant Professor of Political Science

Specializations: American Politics, Political Theory

  (704) 406-4466
eamato@gardner-webb.edu

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Dr. Ken Baker
Chair

B.A., Central Wesleyan College; M.A., Furman University; Ph.D., University of Georgia

  (704) 406-4481
kbaker@gardner-webb.edu
Website: drkenbaker.net

Content Most Often Taught: Supervision of Student Teachers, Teaching Methodology, Adapted Physical Education, Research, Administration

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Robert Bass, PhD
Professor

117 Withrow Hall
  (704) 406-4432
rbass@gardner-webb.edu

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Tanja Bechtler
Adjunct Instructor of Music

Cello, String Pedagogy, Cello Literature, GWU Faculty String Quartet 
B.M. North Carolina School for the Arts 
M.M. Manhattan School of Music 
Cellist, Charlotte Symphony, NC., 
Performances with major symphonies all over the U.S 
CEO and Performer, Bechtler Recital Series 

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Susan Calisle Bell 
Professor of Art 
Area: Art Survey, Art Education, Painting 
Office: 704-406-4473 
sbell@gardner-webb.edu

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Elizabeth Bennett
Adjunct Instructor of Music

Piano, Organ, Theory 
B.C.M., Furman University 
M.C.M., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary 

Dr. Don Berry
Professor of Religious Studies

  (704) 406-3840
dberry@gardner-webb.edu

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Kyrin Billinsky
Adjunct Theatre Arts Instructor 

kbillins@gardner-webb.edu

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Dr. Kent Blevins
Professor of Religious Studies

  (704) 406-4458
kblevins@gardner-webb.edu

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Monica Boboc
Adjunct Instructor of Music

Violin, GWU Faculty String Quartet 
B.M., Bucharest Music Conservatory (Romania) 
Performance Certificate (Chamber Music)-UW-Milwaukee 
M.M., Northern Illinois University 
Performance Certificate (Chamber Music)-Northern Illinois University 
First Violin, Charlotte Symphony Orchestra 
First Violin, Colorado Music Festival Orchestra 
Second Violin, Dark Horse String Quartet 
Winner of Numerous International Prizes in Chamber Music

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Dr. Frank A. Bonner
Professor
President of the University

fbonner@gardner-webb.edu
  (704) 406-4236
Address: P.O. Box 987
Office: Webb Hall

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Dr. Nancy Rogers Bottoms
Assistant Professor, Departments of English and Fine Arts

nbottoms@gardner-webb.edu
  (704) 406-3905
Address: P.O. Box 7341
Office: Craig Hall 206-A

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Dr. Nancy Bottoms 
Associate Professor of Art History 
B.A., Emory University 
M.A., Gardner-Webb University 
Ph. D., Union Institute and University 
nbottoms@gardner-webb.edu

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Amanda Bridges
Instructor; Coordinator - Graphic Design

108 Communication Studies Hall
  (704) 406-2137
awbridges@gardner-webb.edu

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Dr. Benjamin Brooks
Chair of the Department of Natural Sciences
Associate Professor of Chemistry

GLC 202
  (704) 406-4387
bbrooks@gardner-webb.edu

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Jennifer Buckner
Assistant Professor
Director of the Writing Center

jbuckner@gardner-webb.edu
  (704) 406-4394
Address: P.O. Box 7265
Office: Craig 109

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Rosalind Buda
Adjunct Instructor of Music

Bassoon
B.M., University of Iowa
M.M., New England Conservatory

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Bob Campbell
Adjunct Instructor of Music

Horn 
B.M., NC School of the Arts 
Principal Horn-Greensboro Symphony, Winston-Salem Symphony, 
Carolina Brass, Summit Recording Artist 
rcampbe2@gardner-webb.edu

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Dr. David Campbell
Assistant Professor of Paleontology 

Withrow 201
  (704) 406-4367
dcampbell2@gardner-webb.edu

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Louise Campbell
Adjunct Instructor of Music

Viola
B.M., NC School of the Arts 
Assistant Principal Viola, Winston-Salem Symphony
Performances also with Greensboro Symphony, North Carolina Symphony

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Dr. Lisa Cantrell
Adjunct Instructor

lcantrell@gardner-webb.edu
  (704) 406-2310
Office: Craig 108E

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Dr. Bob Carey
Department Chair; Coordinator - Photojournalism

112 Communication Studies Hall
  (704) 406-3803
bcarey@gardner-webb.edu
Dr. Carey's Website
Dr. Carey's Blog

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Dr. Cathleen J. Ciesielski
Associate Professor of Biology

GLC 111
 (704) 406-2141
cciesielski@gardner-webb.edu

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Ben Coates
Instructor of Spanish

  (704) 406-3991
bcoates@gardner-webb.edu

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Mark Cole
Assistant Professor of Music

Music Education, Marching and Pep Bands, Percussion 
B.M., University of Central Florida 
M.M., Florida State University
Ph.D. University of South Florida 
U.S. Naval Academy Band, U.S. Navy Band

Dr. Joe Collins
Associate Professor of Religious Studies

  (704) 406-4459
jcollins@gardner-webb.edu

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Dr. Tamara Cox
Professor of French

  (704) 406-4499
tcox@gardner-webb.edu

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Dr. Christopher V. Davis
Associate Professor
Faculty Editor, Broad River Review

cdavis@gardner-webb.edu
  (704) 406-3224
Address: P.O. Box 7224
Office: Craig 101

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Lynn Dey
Instructor of American Sign Language

  (704) 407-1723
ldey@gardner-webb.edu

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Rick Dior
Adjunct Instructor of Music

Percussion, Percussion Ensemble, Sound Recording 
B.M., Manhattan School of Music 
Fred Hinger/Joe Morello Student 
Percussion, Charlotte Symphony Orchestra 
Owner, Acoustic Barn Studios 
Performed w/ James Taylor, Frank Sinatra, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Bobby McFerrin, Lionel Hampton, Clark Terry, Marvin Hamlisch, and many more.
rdior@gardner-webb.edu

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Dr. Cheryl Duffus
Assistant Professor

cduffus@gardner-webb.edu
  (704) 406-4409
Address: P.O. Box 7266
Office: Craig 206-B

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Matt Duffus
Adjunct Instructor

mduffus@gardner-webb.edu
  (704) 406-4409
Office: Craig 206B

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Dr. Stefka Eddins
Associate Professor of Chemistry

GLC 201
  (704) 406-4386
seddins@gardner-webb.edu

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Dr. Donna Ellington
Professor of History

Specializations: Medieval Europe, Women's History, History of Britain

  (704) 406-4467
dellington@gardner-webb.edu

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Dr. Paul Etter
Professor of Music

Director of Choral Activities/Coordinator of Sacred Music, Choirs, Handbells 
B.M., Southwest Baptist University 
M.M., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary 
Ph.D., Texas Tech University
petter@gardner-webb.edu

Sue Fair
Theatre Arts Instructor and Theatrical Designer

sfair@gardner-webb.edu
  (704) 406-2777

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Amy Franklin
Secretary to the Department of Religious Studies and Philosophy

  (704) 406-4460
religion@gardner-webb.edu

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Jondra Harmon
Instructor of Music

Voice, Opera, Vocal Pedagogy 
B.M., Gardner-Webb University
M.M., Peabody Conservatory 
D.M.A, Candidate, University of Kentucky

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Dr. Shana V. Hartman
Assistant Professor

svhartman@gardner-webb.edu
  (704) 406-4482
Address: P.O. Box 7222
Office: Craig 106-C

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Dr. Mary High
Associate Professor of American Sign Language

  (704) 406-4418
mhigh@gardner-webb.edu

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Dr. Perry Hildreth
Professor of Philosophy

  (704) 406-4112
phildreth@gardner-webb.edu

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Debbie Hill
Departmental Secretary

  (704) 406-3035
dthill@gardner-webb.edu

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Dr. June Hadden Hobbs
Professor
Director of Undergraduate Research

jhobbs@gardner-webb.edu
  (704) 406-4412
Address: P.O. Box 7232
Office: Craig Hall 205

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Richard Horsley
Technical Director

rhorsley@gardner-webb.edu
  (704) 406-3892

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Mrs. Tammy Hoyle
Assistant Professor
Chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences
Coordinator, Secondary Math Education Program

110A Withrow Hall
  (704) 406-4431
thoyle@gardner-webb.edu

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Tim Hudson
Assistant Professor of Music

Trumpet, Brass Chamber Music 
B.M., University of North Carolina at Greensboro 
M.M., New England Conservatory 
Performer Diploma, Indiana University (Honor Graduate) 
Trumpet and CEO, Carolina Brass Quintet 
Summit Recording Artist 
Yamaha Performing Artist

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Mr. Jim Johnson
Assistant Professor

115 Withrow Hall
  (704) 406-4428
jjohnson@gardner-webb.edu

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Dr. Thomas Jones
Associate Dean - Honors Program
Professor of Biology

Withrow 112
  (704) 406-4369
tjones@gardner-webb.edu

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Dr. David N. Judge
Associate Professor of Biology

Withrow 202
  (704) 406-4368
djudge@gardner-webb.edu

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Beth Knotts
Adjuct Professor of Art 
B.A., University of Illinois Springfield 
Studies in Lacoste Program, Cleveland Art Institute 
Painting and Printmaking, Art Institute of Chicago 
B.F.A., University of Illinois 
M.F.A., East Carolina University 

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J Doug Knotts
Professor of Art
Chair Department of Visual Art 
Area: Ceramics and Sculpture 
Office: (704) 406-3812 
dknotts@gardner-webb.edu 

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Mrs. Ashley Koch

Withrow 105
  (704) 406-3039
Fax: (704) 406-3917

akoch@gardner-webb.edu

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Dr. Janet S. Land
Professor

jland@gardner-webb.edu
(704) 406-4410
Address: P.O. Box 7225
Office: Craig 203

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Jim Lawrence
Professor; Coordinator - Video and Film

114 Communication Studies Hall
  (704) 406-4391
hlawrence@gardner-webb.edu

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Lisa Luedeman
Instructor; Coordinator - Public Relations

121 Communication Studies Hall
  (704) 406-2055
lluedeman@gardner-webb.edu

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Calin Lupanu
Adjunct Instructor of Music

Violin, GWU Faculty String Quartet-in-Residence
B.M., Bucharest Music Conservatory (Romania) 
Performance Certificate in Chamber Music - UW-Milwaukee 
M.M., Northern Illinois University 
Performance Certificate in Chamber Music - Northern Illinois University 
Concertmaster, Charlotte Symphony Orchestra 
Concertmaster, Colorado Music Festival Orchestra 
First Violin, Dark Horse String Quartet

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Sivan Magen
Adjunct Instructor of Music

Harp
B.M., The Julliard School 
M.M., The Julliard School

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Mrs. Susan Manahan
Director of Community Engagement
Associate Professor of Biology

GLC 204
  (704) 406-4370
smanahan@gardner-webb.edu

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Megan McCauley
Assistant Professor of Music

Voice, Vocal Diction, Music Survey, Musical Theatre  
B.M. Bob Jones University 
M.M. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 
D.M.A. University of Kentucky

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Dr. Charles Moore
Professor of Spanish

  (704) 406-4416
cmoore@gardner-webb.edu

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Dr. Joseph Moore
Assistant Professor of History

Specializations: Early America, African American History, Atlantic World

  (704) 406-4468
jmoore26@gardner-webb.edu

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Robert Moore
Instructor in American Sign Language

  (704) 406-4472
rmoore@gardner-webb.edu

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Mrs. Teralea Moore
Mathematics Instructor

110B Withrow Hall
  (704) 406-4477
tlmoore@gardner-webb.edu

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Bruce Moser
Assistant Professor of Music

Piano, Piano Pedagogy and Literature, Music History, Music Theory
B.m., B.S. Stetson University 
M.M., New England Conservatory of Music
D.M.A., University of North Carolina, Greensboro

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Dr. Robert Munoz
Professor of Sociology

Specializations: Economic Development, Socio-Economics of Rural America

  (704) 406-4470
rmunoz@gardner-webb.edu

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Kim Murray
Fine Arts Secretary 

A.A. Isothermal Community College

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Dr. Mirek Mystkowski, PhD
Associate Professor

119 Withrow Hall
  (704) 406-4429

mmystkowski@gardner-webb.edu

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Abby L. Nance
Instructor


anance@gardner-webb.edu
  (704) 406-3956
Address: P.O. Box 7241
Office: Craig 109

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Dr. Chris Nelson
Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts

cnelson2@gardner-webb.edu
  (704) 406-2355

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Eric Newton
Instructor, Athletic Training Clinical Coordinator

B.S. Bridgewater College- Bridgewater, VA
MSEd. Old Dominion University- Norfolk, VA 

  (704) 406-2352
enewton1@gardner-webb.edu

Content Most Often Taught: Athletic Training, Dimensions of Personal Health

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Dr. Don Olive
Associate Professor of Physics

GLC 116
  (704) 406-3804
dolive@gardner-webb.edu

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Morgan Osburn
Adjunct Instructor

maosburn@gardner-webb.edu
  (704) 406-2310
Office: Craig 108E

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Dr. Joseph Oyugi
Assistant Professor of Biology

GLC203
  (704) 406-2411
joyugi@gardner-webb.edu

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Dr. Lorene Pagcaliwagan
Associate Professor of French and Spanish

  (704) 406-4371
lpagcaliwagan@gardner-webb.edu

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Dr. David R. Parker
Professor and Department Chair

dparker@gardner-webb.edu
  (704) 406-4413
Address: P.O. Box 7323
Office: Craig 106-D

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Janey Pease
Adjunct Instructor of Music

Piano
B.M., Biola University 
M.E., University of Arkansas 
M.M. In Progress, Appalachian State University
jpease@gardner-webb.edu

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Dr. Teresa Phillips
Assistant Professor of Spanish

  (704) 406-3223
tphillips@gardner-webb.edu

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Jason Pickard
Adjunct Instructor of Music

Guitar, Guitar Ensemble 
B.M. East Carolina University 
M.M. East Carolina University 
Guitar Maker, Pickard Guitars
jpickard@gardner-webb.edu

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Piotr Swic
Adjunct Instructor of Music

Viola, GWU Faculty String Quartet 
B.M., Szymanowski Music School 
M.M., F. Chopin Academy of Music 
Violist, Charlotte Symphony Orchestra

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Dr. Olga Poliakova, PhD
Professor

107 Withrow Hall
  (704) 406-4430
opoliakova@gardner-webb.edu

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Dr. Paula Qualls
Professor of Religious Studies

  (704) 406-4462
pqualls@gardner-webb.edu

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Sara McNeely
Instructor

B.S., M.A., Gardner-Webb University; Ed. S., Converse College

  (704) 406-4423
smcneely@gardner-webb.edu

Content Most Often Taught: Health Education for Elementary Educators

Dr. Scott Shauf
Associate Professor of Religious Studies

  (704) 406-2140
sshauf@gardner-webb.edu

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Candace Schmidt
Adjunct Instructor of Music

Oboe, English Horn 
B.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte
B.M., Appalachian State University

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Morgan Soja
Instructor of Music

Music Technology, Music Education
B.M. Bowling Green State University
M.M. University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Ph.D. Candidate, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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Dr. Shonna Snyder
Associate Professor

B.S., Wilmington College; M.Ed., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., Purdue University

  (704) 406-2142
ssnyder1@gardner-webb.edu

Content Most Often Taught: Health Education, Wellness

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Paula Spangler 
Assistant Professor of Art 
Gallery Director, Gardner Webb University 
Area: 2-Dimensional Design, Drawing 
Office: 704-406-4392 
pspangler@gardner-webb.edu

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Dr. Patricia Sparti
Professor of Music

Chair, Department of Music 
Orchestra, Theory, Conducting, Music Business, Musical Theatre 
B.M., University of Miami (FL) 
M.M., Peabody Conservatory of Music of The Johns Hopkins University 
D.M.A., Peabody Conservatory of Music of The Johns Hopkins University 
Additional Studies, Westminster Choir College
psparti@gardner-webb.edu

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John P. Spuller
Adjunct Instructor of Music

Double Bass
B.M., North Carolina School of the Arts 
Principal Double Bassist, Greensboro Symphony
Orchestra, Carolina Chamber Symphony
Section Double Bass, Winston-Salem Symphony
Extra Bassist, North Carolina Symphony, Charlotte Symphony

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Annette Spurling
Secretary

110 Communication Studies Hall
  (704) 406-4372
aspurling@gardner-webb.edu

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Ms. Annette Spurling
Secretary to the Department of Social Sciences

  (704) 406-4372
aspurling@gardner-webb.edu

Dr. Eddie Stepp
Department Chair
Associate Professor of Religious Studies

  (704) 406-3269
estepp@gardner-webb.edu

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Samuel Stowe
Adjunct Instructor of Music

Flute, Flute Choir, Woodwind Choir, Music Survey 
B. M., Illinois Wesleyan University 
M.M., Appalachian State University 
Principal Flute, Charlotte Civic Orchestra

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Dr. Shea Stuart
Assistant Professor


lstuart@gardner-webb.edu
  (704) 406-4414
Address: P.O. Box 7213
Office: Craig 202-A

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C. Oland Summers
Professor Emeritus of Music

Music Education, Instrumental Music, Bassoon, Trombone, Euphonium
B.A., Indiana State University-Terre Haute
M.A., Indiana State University-Terre Haute
Ed.S., Ball State University
D.A., Ball State University
Additional Studies, Eastman School of Music

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Dr. Dianne Sykes

Associate Professor of Sociology
Specializations: Multicultural Education, Social Concepts

  (704) 406-3915
dsykes@gardner-webb.edu

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Jim Thomas
Dean of the School of Performing and Visual Arts
Professor of Theatre Arts

jwthomas@gardner-webb.edu
  (704) 406-4362

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Sarah Thomas
Adjunct Instructor

sod0228@gardner-webb.edu
 (704) 406-3149
Office: Craig 203A

Dr. Venita Totten
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Withrow 121
  (704) 406-3246
vtotten@gardner-webb.edu

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Dr. Timothy Vanderburg
Department Chair, Associate Professor of History

Specializations: The New South, American Civil War, Industrialization

  (704) 406-4469
tvanderburg@gardner-webb.edu

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Dr. Deborah Ware
Associate Professor

B.S., East Stroudsburg; M.A.T., Livingston University; Ed.D., University of Central Florida

  (704) 406-4419
dware@gardner-webb.edu

Content Most Often Taught: First Aid/CPR, Health Education, Dimensions of Personal Health, Sport Science

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Joseph Webb
Professor; Coordinator - Speech

102B Communication Studies Hall
  (704) 406-3201
  (704) 466-1543
jwebb1@gardner-webb.edu

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Wally West
Adjunct Instructor of Music

Jazz Collective, Jazz Improvisation 
B.M., Berklee College of Music
M.A., Berklee College of Music
Graduate Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Performances with Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Lou Rawls, Marvin Hamlisch, Temptations, Branford Marsalis, and Tony Bennett 

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Matt Whitfield
Professor of Music

Composition, Theory, Symphonic Band, 
Clarinet, Saxophone
B.M.E., Murray State University 
M.M., The University of Alabama 
D.M.A., The University of Alabama 
mwhitfield@gardner-webb.edu

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Dr. Ron Williams
Professor of Religious Studies

  (704) 406-3936
rwwilliams@gardner-webb.edu

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Jason Willis
Assistant Professor

104 Withrow Hall
  (704) 406-3036
jwillis@gardner-webb.edu

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Debbie Hill
Administrative Assistant

dthill@gardner-webb.edu
  (704) 406-4411
Office: Craig Hall 204

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David Wulfeck
Adjunct Instructor of Music

Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba 
B.M., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
M.M., The University of Northern Colorado
Trombone, Carolina Brass, North Carolina Opera

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Dr. David Yelton

Professor of History
Specializations: Modern Germany, Second World War

  (704) 406-4471
dyelton@gardner-webb.edu

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Dr. Timothy Zehnder
Professor of Biology

GLC 112
  (704) 406-3908
tzehnder@gardner-webb.edu

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Mr. Jay Zimmer
Instructor of Biology

GLC 115
  (704) 406-2303
jzimmer@gardner-webb.edu

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