Emeritus Faculty

EMERITI FACULTY

L. Joseph Achor, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience. (1978-2016).
B.A., U. of California at Los Angeles; M.A., ibid.; Ph.D., U. of California at Irvine.

Bill T. Adams, Ph.D., Professor of Physics. (1962-2000)
B.S., Baylor U.; M.S., ibid.; Ph.D., U. of Kansas.

A. Dale Allen, Ph.D., Professor of Management. (1978-2002)
B.S., Indiana U.; M.B.A., ibid.; D.B.A., U. of Colorado; Ph.D., ibid.

F. Michael Ard, D.M.A., Professor of Keyboard Studies. (1968-2000)
B.M., Morningside College Conservatory of Music; M.M., Indiana U.; D.M.A., U. of Arizona.

David M. Arnold, Ph.D., Professor and the Ralph Jean Storm Professor of Mathematics. (1990-2015)
B.A., Wichita State U., M.A., Western Washington State U.; Ph.D., U. of Illinois.

Carolyn A. Backus, D.M.A., Professor of Vocal Studies. (1974-2006)
B.M., U. of Illinois; M.S. Music, Juilliard School of Music; D.M.A., U. of Illinois.

Robert M. Baird, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy, Master Teacher, and Cornelia Marschall Smith Distinguished Professor. (1960-1961, 1968-2014)
B.A., Baylor U.; M.A., ibid.; Ph.D., Emory U.

James D. Bargainer, Ph.D., Professor and Dean of the School of Engineering and Computer Science. (1979-1999)
B.S. (E.E.), Lamar U.; M.S. (E.E.), Northwestern U.; Ph.D. (E.E.), U. of Texas.

Lewis M. Barker, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Neruroscience. (1972-2000)
B.A., Occidental College; M.A., Florida State U.; Ph.D., ibid.

Madalene R. Barnett, Ph.D., Professor of Communication Disorders. (1968-1985)
B.S.Ed., State College, Indiana, Pa.; M.A., Ohio U.; Ph.D., ibid.

E. Jeter Basden, Ed.D., Professor of Religion. (1989-2017).
B.A., Baylor U.; M.R.E., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ed.D., U. of North Texas.

Weldon E. Beckner, Ed.D., Professor of Educational Leadership. (1995)
B.S., Wayland Baptist U.; M.Ed., Texas Tech U.; Ed.D., U. of Colorado.

John S. Belew, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry and Provost Emeritus. (1956-1991)
B.S., Baylor U.; M.S., Wichita State U.; Ph.D., U. of Wisconsin.

Helen E. Benedict, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology. (1981-2014).
B.A., Connecticut College; Ph.D., Yale U.

Barbara L. Bennett, Ph.D., Professor of Music Education. (1969-1996)
B.M.E., Madison College; M.M., Baylor U.; Ph.D., U. of Texas.

Martha J. Bradshaw, Ph.D., Professor at Louise Herrington School of Nursing. (2004-2012)
B.S.N., Baylor; M.S.N., U. of Texas; Ph.D., ibid.

James Breckenridge, Ph.D., Professor of Religion. (1974-1997)
B.A., Biola College; B.D., California Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A., U. of Southern California; Ph.D., ibid.

Roger L. Brooks, Ph.D., Professor of English and Director of Armstrong Browning Library. (1984-1996)
B.A., Baylor U.; M.A., U. of Illinois; Ph.D., U. of Colorado.

Ellen K. Brown, M.L.I.S., Associate Professor and Associate Director and Archivist of The Texas Collection. (1976-2010)
B.S., Wayland Baptist College; M.A., Baylor U.; M.L.I.S., U. of Texas.

Lyle C. Brown, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science. (1963-1995)
B.A., U. of Oklahoma; M.A., ibid.; Ph.D., U. of Texas.

Charlene S. Budd, Ph.D., Professor of Accounting and holder of the Emerson O. Henke Chair in Accounting. (1973-2005)
B.B.A., Baylor U.; M.B.A., ibid.; Ph.D., U. of Texas.

Kenneth W. Busch, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry. (1974-2010)
B.S., Florida Atlantic U.; Ph.D., Florida State U.

Marianna S. Busch, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry. (1977-2010)
B.A., Randolph-Macon Woman's College; Ph.D., Florida State U.

Raymond J. Cannon, Jr., Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics. (1978, 1980-2013)
A.B., College of the Holy Cross; Ph.D., Tulane U.

Michael N. Cassell, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Accounting. (1980-2008)
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State U.; M.S., ibid.; Ph.D., U. of Georgia.

Thomas L. Charlton, Ph.D., Professor of History and Director of the Texas Collection. (1970- 2010)
B.A., Baylor U.; M.A., U. of Texas; Ph.D., ibid.

Delton L. Chesser, Ph.D., Professor of Accounting and holder of The Roderick L. Holmes Chair of Accountancy. (1985-2005)
B.B.A., U. of Texas; M.B.A., U. of North Texas; Ph.D., U. of Arkansas, Fayetteville.

Linda R. Cobbs, M.L.S., Associate Professor and Access Services Librarian. (1973-2009)
B.A., Texas Woman’s U.; M.L.S., ibid.

Lane G. Collins, D.B.A., Professor of Accounting and holder of The Price Waterhouse Faculty Fellowship for Teaching Excellence. (1971)
B.B.A., Baylor U.; M.B.A., U. of Southern California; D.B.A., ibid.

Patricia W. Cook, M.F.A., Professor of Theatre Arts. (1963-1999)
B.A., Sul Ross State College; M.A., Columbia U.; M.F.A., U. of Texas.

William F. Cooper, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy. (1966-2003)
B.A., Baylor U.; B.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A., Baylor U.; Ph.D., Indiana U.

Bruce C. Cresson, Ph.D., Professor of Religion, The Dr. W. W. Melton Professor of Religion, Director of the University Scholars Program, Director of the Institute of Archaeology, and Director of the Institute of Biblical and Related Languages. (1966-2000)
B.A., Wake Forest U.; B.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; Th.M., ibid.; Ph.D., Duke U.

Wallace L. Daniel, Jr., Ph.D., The Ralph L. and Bessie Mae Lynn Professor of History and The Cornelia Marschall Smith Distinguished Professor. (1971-2008)
B.A., Baylor U.; M.A., U. of Texas; Ph.D., ibid.

Mary Ellen Davenport, M.S., Assistant Professor of Nursing. (1970-1987)
B.S.N., U. of Pittsburgh; M.S., Texas Woman's U.

William V. Davis, Ph.D., Professor of English and Writer-in-Residence. (1977-2015)
B.A., Ohio U.; M.A., ibid.; M.Div. Pittsburgh Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Ohio U.

Dovalee Dorsett, Ph.D., Professor of Statistics and Quantative Business Analysis. (1985-2005)
B.S., Southern Methodist U.; M.S., ibid., Ph.D., ibid.

Robert T. Doty, Ph.D., Professor of Mechanical Engineering. (1987-2013)
B.S., U. of Okahoma; M.S., ibid.; Ph.D., ibid.

Preston M. Dyer, Ph.D., Professor of Social Work. (1969-2009)
B.A., Baylor U.; M.S.W., Louisiana State U; Ph.D., Texas Woman’s U.

Donald R. Edwards, Ph.D., Professor of Management. (1981-2000)
B.S., U.S. Military Academy, West Point; M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Ph.D., Arizona State U.

Steven R. Eisenbarth, Ph.D., Professor and Associate Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering. (1980-2013)
B.S., College of Idaho; M.S., Baylor U.; Ph.D., ibid.

David W. Eldridge, Ph.D., Professor of Biology. (1968-2011)
B.S., Tennessee Technological U.; M.S., Auburn U.; Ph.D., ibid.

Harry Elzinga, Ph.D., Professor of Musicology. (1981-2003)
B.S., U. of Wisconsin, River Falls; M.M., Indiana U.; Ph.D., ibid.

Elizabeth Farren, Ph.D., Professor of Nursing. (1981-2011)
B.S.N., Northern Illinois U.; M.S.N., U. of Tennessee, Knoxville; Ph.D., U. of North Texas.

Donald R. Farris, Ph.D., Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. (1988-2009)
B.S.E.E., Texas Tech U.; M.S.E.E., Southern Methodist U.; Ph.D., ibid.

Lawrence G. Felice, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology. (1970-2005)
A.B., Washington U.; B.D., Eden Theological Seminary; M.A., State U. of New York; Ph.D., Cornell U.

John C. Flynn, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience. (1963-1996)
B.S., Pennsylvania State U.; M.A., Ohio State U.; Ph.D., ibid.

Donald L. Gaitros, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Computer Science. (1973-2011)
B.S. Western Illinois U.; M.S., U. of Missouri, Rolla; Ph.D., ibid.

Linda F. Garner, Ph.D., Professor of Nursing. (1970-1974, 1976-2010)
B.S.N., Baylor U.; M.S.N., U. of Minnesota; Ph.D., U. of North Texas.

Frederick R. Gehlbach, Ph.D., Professor of Biology. (1963-1995)
B.A., Cornell U.; M.S., ibid.; Ph.D., U. of Michigan.

Sandra J. Genrich, Ph.D., Professor of Nursing. (1981-2000)
B.S.N., Wayne State U.; M.S.N., ibid.; Ph.D., U. of Texas, Arlington.

William K. Ghee, Ph.D., Professor of Finance and Insurance. (1981-1997)
B.S., U. of Kentucky; M.B.A., Syracuse U.; Ph.D., U. of Pennsylvania.

L. Kent Gilbreath, Ph.D., Professor of Economics. (1973-2011)
B.A., Baylor U.; M.A., ibid.; Ph.D., U. of Florida.

Norman L. Gilchrest, Ed.D., Professor Health, Human Performance and Recreation. (1995- 2001).
B.S., Baylor U.; M.S.; ibid.; Ed.D., ibid.

Elizabeth S. Githens, M.A., Professor of English. (1945-1969)
B.A., Blue Mountain College; M.A., Baylor U.

Thomas T. Goforth, Ph.D., W. M. Keck Foundation Professor of Geophysics. (1987-2007)
B.S., Baylor U.; M.A., U. of Texas; Ph.D., ibid.

Clement T. Goode, Ph.D., Professor of English. (1957-1997)
B.A., Hendrix College; M.A., Vanderbilt U.; Ph.D., ibid.

Johanna Guenther, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Nursing and Director of Learning Resources. (1980-2003)
B.A., Case Western Reserve U.; M.L.S., U. of North Texas; Ph.D., U. of North Texas.

Delta R. Hafford, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences. (1975-1991)
B.S., Baylor U.; M.S., Texas Woman's U.; Ph.D., ibid.

D. Thomas Hanks, Jr., Ph.D., Professor of English and Master Teacher. (1976-2017).
B.A., Washington U.; M.A., ibid.; Ph.D., U. of Minnesota.

Donald L. Hardcastle, Ph.D., Professor of Physics. (1967-2005)
B.S. Texas Tech U. ibid.; M.S., ibid.; Ph.D., Texas A&M U.

Thomas Harrison, Jr., Ph.D., Professor of Accounting. (1985-2005)
B.B.A., Baylor U.; M.S., Oklahoma State U.; Ph.D., Michigan State U.

Maxine B. Hart, Ed.D., Professor of Information Systems. (1971-1999)
B.B.A., Baylor U.; M.Ed., U. of Arkansas; Ed.D., U. of Houston.

W. Keith Hartberg, Ph.D., Professor of Biology. (1986-2009)
A.B., Wabash College; M.S., U. of Notre Dame; Ph.D., ibid.

Frauke A. Harvey, Ph.D., Professor and Director of German, Russian and Japanese. (1969- 2003)
B.A., Louisiana State U.; M.A., ibid.; Ph.D., ibid.

Mary L. Herrington, Ed.D., Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction. (1968-1989)
B.A., Baylor U.; M.S.Ed., ibid.; Ed.D., ibid.

Patricia A. Hickey, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Mathematics. (1965-1992)
B.A., Baylor U.; M.A., ibid.; Ph.D., U. of Texas.

Sue Margaret Hughes, Ph.D., Professor and Librarian of Moody Library, Acting University Librarian. (1960-1990)
B.B.A., U. of Texas; M.L.S., Texas Woman’s U.; Ph.D., ibid.

Gary W. Hull, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History. (1965-2008)
B.A., Peru State College; M.A., Oklahoma State U.; Ph.D., U. of Maryland.

Charles J. Isoline, Ed.D., Professor of Art. (1974-1993)
B.F.A., U. of Illinois; M.A., ibid.; Ed.D., U. of North Texas.

Baxter Johns, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics. (1971-2016)
B.S., Furman U.; Ph.D., Vanderbilt U.

Pauline T. Johnson, Ph.D., Professor of Nursing and Graduate Program Director of the Louise Herrington School of Nursing. (1990-2005)
B.S., Northwestern State U., of Louisiana; M.S.N., ibid.; Ph.D., Texas Woman’s U.

Ann W. Karaffa, Ph.D., Professor of Curriculum and Instruction. (1981-1997)
B.A., Baylor U.; M.A., Southern Methodist U.; Ph.D., Texas Woman’s U.

Phyllis S. Karns, Ph.D., Professor of Nursing and Dean of the Louise Herrington School of Nursing. (1987-2002)
B.S.N., Baylor U.; M.S., U. of Colorado; Ph.D., U. of Wyoming.

Paul Z. Kemp, M.F.A., Professor of Art. (1961-1996)
B.A., New Mexico Highlands U.; M.A., ibid.; M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art.

Roger L. Keyes, M.M., Professor of Piano. (1965-2000)
B.M., Indiana U.; M.M., ibid.

Owen T. Lind, Ph.D., Professor of Biology. (1966-2016)
B.A., William Jewell College; M.S., U. of Michigan; Ph.D., U. of Missouri.

Judith W. Lott, D.S.N., Professor and Dean of the Louise Herrington School of Nursing. (2001-2012)
B.S.N., Valdosta State U.; M.S.N., Troy State U.; D.S.N., U. of Alabama, Birmingham.

Judith R. Lusk, Ph.D., Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences. (1986-2011)
B.S., Texas Woman's U.; M.Ed., Sam Houston State U.; Ph.D., Texas Woman's U.

Charles S. Madden, Ph.D., Professor of Marketing and Director of the Center for Nonprofit Leadership Service. (1983-2015)
B.A., Southeastern U.; M.A., U. of Alabama; Ph.D., U. of Nebraska, Lincoln.

Michael W. Mansfield, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science. (1973-2008)
B.S., Oklahoma Christian U. of Science and Arts; M.A., North Texas State U.; Ph.D., U. of Missouri.

Philip A. Martin, M.A., Associate Professor of German. (1956-1989)
B.A., Baylor U.; M.A., U. of Texas.

Dorothy W. McAlister, Ph.D., Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences. (1965-1969, 1980- 1996)
B.S., U. of Mary Hardin-Baylor; M.S., Texas Woman’s U.; Ph.D., ibid.

William E. McBride, Ph.D., Professor of Computer Science. (1981-2001)
B.A., St. John's U.; M.A., U. of North Dakota; Ph.D., U. of Missouri.

John D. McClanahan, M.F.A., Professor of Art. (1976-2010)
B.F.A., Bethany College; M.F.A., U. of Iowa.

Janice M. McCullagh, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Art History and Senior Faculty Member of the Albritton Art Institute. (1989-2004)
B.F.A., Drake U.; M.A., U. of Iowa; Ph.D., U. of Texas.

Joseph A. McKinney, Ph.D., Emeritus Professor of International Economics and Senior Research Fellow in the McBride Center for International Business and Cornelia Marschall Smith Distinguished Professor. (1976)
B.A., Berea College; M.A., Michigan State U.; Ph.D., ibid.

William A. Mitchell, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science. (1993-2007)
B.S., Texas A&M U., Commerce; M.A., U. of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., U. of Illinois.

Andy J. Moore, Ph.D., Professor of English. (1962-2004)
B.A., Mississippi College; M.A., ibid.; Ph.D., U. of Texas.

Kris K. Moore, Ph.D., Professor of Statistics and Quantitative Business Analysis. (1970-2015)
B.A., U. of Texas; M.A., ibid., Ph.D., Texas A&M U.

D.E. Mungello, Ph.D., Professor of History. (1994-2017)
A.B., George Washington U.; M.A., U. of Californiz, Berkeley; Ph.D., ibid.

Billie H. Nowlin, Ed.D., Professor of Home Economics. (1968-1989)
B.S., U. of North Texas; M.S., ibid.; Ed.D., Texas Woman’s U.

Patrick L. Odell, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics. (1988-2001)
B.S., U. of Texas; M.S., Oklahoma State U.; Ph.D., ibid.

Harold W. Osborne, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology and Master Teacher. (1958-2002)
B.A., Ouachita Baptist U.; M.A., Louisiana State U.; Ph.D., ibid.

Edwin P. Oxford, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics. (1982-2011)
B.S., Southern Arkansas U.; M.S., Louisiana Tech U.; Ph.D., New Mexico State U.

Robert G. Packard, Ph.D., Professor of Physics and Master Teacher. (1952-2002)
B.S., U. of Texas; M.A., ibid.; Ph.D., ibid.

Don F. Parker, Jr., Ph.D., Professor of Geology. (1978-2011)
B.S., U of Texas; M.A., ibid.; Ph.D., ibid.

Bob E. Patterson, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Religion. (1961-2011)
B.A., Baylor U.; M.A., ibid.; M.Div. Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., ibid.

David E. Pennington, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Master Teacher. (1967-2017)
B.A., U. of North Texas; M.S., ibid.; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State U.

J. William Petty, Ph.D., Professor of Finance, Holder of The W.W. Caruth Chair of Entrepreneurship, and Master Teacher. (1990)
B.S., Abilene Christian U.; M.B.A., U. of Texas; Ph.D., ibid.

John L. Pisciotta, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Economics (1980-2012)
B.A., U. of Colorado; Ph.D., U. of Texas.

Robert Piziak, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics. (1981-2008)
B.A., Amherst College; M.A., U. of Massachusetts; Ph.D., ibid.

Lee R. Polk, Ph.D., Professor of Communication. (1970-2003)
B.S., U. of North Texas; M.A., Purdue U.; Ph.D., ibid.

J. T. Powers, Ed.D., Professor of Health, Human Performance and Recreation. (1954-1993)
B.S., U. of Texas; M.Ed., ibid.; Ed.D., ibid.

Patricia W. Prewitt, Ph.D., Professor of Educational Psychology. (1989-2002)
B.A., U. of Texas; M.A., ibid.; Ph.D., ibid.

Juanita G. Price, M.S., Associate Professor of Nursing. (1964-1966; 1969-4985)
B.A., San Bernardino State College; B.S., U. of California at Los Angeles; M.S., ibid.

Robert H. Ray, Ph.D., Professor of English. (1967-2014)
B.A., U. of Texas; Ph.D., ibid.

Richard B. Riley, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science. (1979-2009)
B.A., Grove City College; M.A., American U.; Ph.D., Duke U.

David L. Rivers, Ph.D., Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders. (1981-2006)
A.B., U. of Kentucky; M.S., Purdue U.; Ph.D., Vanderbilt U.

Robert C. Roberts, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Ethics in Philosophy. (2000-2015)
B.A., Wichita State U.; B.D., Yale U.; M.A., Wichita State U.; Ph.D., Yale U.

William C. Robinson, M.M., Associate Professor of Music. (1971-1986)
B.M.E., U. of Oklahoma; M.M., ibid.

Tillman B. Rodabough, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology. (1972-2006)
B.A., Baylor U.; B.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A., Baylor U.; M.A., Cornell U.; Ph.D., ibid.

Howard L. Rolf, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics. (1956-1957, 1964-1998)
B.S., Oklahoma Baptist U.; M.A., Vanderbilt U.; Ph.D., ibid.

Terry M. Roller, M.F.A., Professor of Art. (1983-2016)
B.F.A., U. of Tennessee, M.F.A., ibid.

John "J.T." Rose, Ph.D., Professor of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate. (1984-2014)
B.A., Texas A&M U.; M.S., Washington U. in St. Louis; Ph.D., ibid.

Ann E. Rushing, Ph.D., Professor of Biology and The Cornelia Marschall Smith Distinguished Professor. (1989-2014)
B.A., Duke U.; M.S., U. of Cincinnati; Ph.D., Texas A&M U.

Martha L. Sanford, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Nursing. (1981-83, 1985-2001)
B.S.N., U. of Texas, Arlington; M.S.N., ibid.; Ph.D., Texas Woman's U.

Helen Shanley, M.M., Professor of Music. (1969-20110
B.S., U. of Texas, El Paso; M.M., U. of North Texas.

Richard Shanley, D.M.A., Professor of Music. (1969-2011)
B.A., New Mexico State U.; M.M., U. of North Texas; D.M.A., ibid.

Patricia A. Sharp, Ph.D., Professor of Curriculum and Instruction. (1979)
B.A., Southwest Texas State U.; M.S.L.S., Columbia U.; Ph.D., U. of Iowa.

Mary Margaret Shoaf, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Mathematics. (1997-2014)
B.S., U. of Texas; M.S., Sacred Heart U.; M.Ph., Columbia U.; Ph.D., ibid.

E. E. Schroeder, M.Ed., Associate Professor of Health, Human Performance and Recreation. (1958-1999)
B.S., Baylor U.; M.Ed., U. of Texas.

Calvin B. Smith, M.S., Associate Professor of Museum Studies and Director of Strecker Museum Complex. (1983-2003)
B.S., Eastern New Mexico U.; M.S., ibid.

Rufus B. Spain, Ph.D., Professor of History. (1957-1988)
B.A., Mississippi College; M.A., Vanderbilt U.; Ph.D., ibid.

Charles H. Talbert, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Religion. (1996-2012)
B.A., Samford U.; B.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Vanderbilt U.

John F. Tanner, Ph.D., Professor of Marketing and Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development. (1988-2015)
B.B.A., U. of North Texas; M.B.A., ibid., Ph.D., U. of Georgia.

F. Eugene Tidmore, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics. (1963-1965, 1971-2004)
B.S., Hardin-Simmons U.; M.S., Oklahoma State U.; Ph.D., ibid.

Charles M. Tolbert, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology. (1957-1993)
B.A., Mississippi College; M.A., U. of North Carolina; Ph.D., Louisiana State U.

S. Kay Toombs, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Philosophy. (1990-2001)
B.A., Baylor U.; M.A., ibid.; Ph.D., Rice U.

William R. Trail, J.D., Professor and The Darrell L. Keith Professor Law and Medicine. (1982-2006)
B.A., Michigan State U.; J.D., U. of Virginia.

Karl A. Umlauf, M.F.A., Professor of Art and Artist in Residence. (1989-2015)
B.F.A., U. of Texas; M.F.A., Cornell U.

John Van Cura, D.M., Professor of Vocal Studies. (1986-2005)
B.M., Peabody Conservatory of Music; M.M., ibid.; D.M., Florida State U.

Robert W. Vargas, Ph.D., Professor of Computer Science. (1985-2003)
B.S., The College of William & Mary; Ph.D., U. of Texas.

Joseph F. Vélez, Ph.D., Professor of Spanish. (1971-2001)
B.A., Howard Payne College; M.A., U. of Oklahoma; Ph.D., ibid.

Darrell S. Vodopich, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology. (1981-2015)
B.S., East Carolina U.; M.A., ibid.; Ph.D., U. of South Florida.

Patricia D. Wallace, Ph.D., Professor of History. (1973-2009)
B.A., Southern Methodist U.; M.A., U. of Texas; Ph.D., ibid.

Ken-Hsi Wang, Ph.D., Professor of Physics. (1966-2003)
B.A., International Christian U., Tokyo, Japan; Ph.D., Yale U.

James M. Warren, Ph.D., Professor of Engineering. (1981-1998)
B.S., Texas A&M U.; M.S., Arizona State U.; Ph.D., ibid.

Julian F. Watkins II, Ph.D., Professor of Biology. (1964-1997)
B.S., U. of Arkansas; M.S., Kansas State U.; Ph.D., ibid.

W. C. Williams, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Educational Psychology. (1976-1991)
B.A., U. of Northern Iowa; M.S.E., Drake U.; Ph.D., Iowa State U.

James L. Williamson, Ed.D., Professor of Educational Leadership and The Fred and Edith Hale Emeritus Professor in Education. (1990)
B.A., Baylor U.; M.Ed., U. of North Texas; Ed.D., ibid.

James E. Wood, Jr., Ph.D., The Simon and Ethel Bunn Distinguished Professor of Church-State Studies. (1955-1973, 1980-1999)
B.A., Carson-Newman College; M.A., Columbia U.; B.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Th.M., ibid.; Ph.D., ibid.; LL.D. (Hon.), Seinan Gakuin U.

John A. Wood, Ph.D., Professor of Religion. (1981-2004)
B.A., Columbia Bible College; B.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Baylor U.

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