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    University of Louisiana Lafayette
   
 
  Oct 16, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog

Graduate Personnel



The University Council

E. Joseph Savoie, Ed.D.
President

Kenneth A. Ardoin, M.L.A.
Interim Vice President, University Advancement

DeWayne Bowie, Ph.D.
Vice President for Enrollment Management

Jennifer Jackson, Ed.D.
Assistant to the President for Campus Diversity and Community Outreach

Ronald P. Lajaunie, B.S.
Assistant Vice President for Financial Services

Liz B. Landry, B.S.
Executive Assistant to the President

Steve P. Landry, Ph.D.
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Jerry Luke LeBlanc, B.S.B.A.
Vice President for Administration and Finance

Robert McKinney, M.Arch.
Executive Officer of the Faculty Senate

Edward Pratt, M.Ed.
Interim Vice President for Student Affairs

The Graduate Council

William Rieck, Ed.D.; Chair
Curriculum and Instruction

Martin Ball, Ph.D.
Communicative Disorders

Brad Moon, Ph.D.
Biology

David Breaux, Ph.D.
Dean of Graduate School

Mary Farmer-Kaiser, Ph.D.
History

Michele I. Feist, Ph.D.
Institute of Cognitive Science

Jim Lee, Ph.D.
Mechanical Engineering

Rand W. Ressler, Ph.D.
Economics

Peter A. Sheppard, IV, Ph.D.
Curriculum and Instruction

Natalia Sidorovskaia, Ph.D.
Physics

Monica Wright, Ph.D.
Modern Languages

Danella Zhao, Ph.D
Center for Advanced Computer Studies

Architecture

Robert McKinney, M.Arch.; Head
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1989

Dan W. Burkett, M.Arch.
Rice University, 2005

William Geoffrey Gjertson, M.Arch.
Rice University, 1992

Hector Lasala, M.Arch.
Texas A&M University, 1976

Andy F. Loewy, M.F.A.
University of Memphis, 1984

Michael A. McClure, M.Arch.
Columbia University, New York, 1996

Onézieme Mouton, M.Arch.
Rice University, 2001

Corey Saft, M.Arch.
University of Oregon, 1999

Thomas C. Sammons, M.Arch.
Cornell University, 1987

Kari Smith, M.Arch.
Rice University, 2005

Biology

Specialties in evolutionary biology, environmental processes and physiology, functional morphology, ultrastructure, community structure, population ecology, population genetics, systematics, and microbiology.

Glen M. Watson, Ph.D., Head
Florida State University, 1983

James S. Albert, Ph.D.
University of Michigan, 1995

Roy C. Brown, Ph.D.
Arizona State University, 1974

Jacoby Carter, Ph.D.
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1996

Andrei Chistoserdov, Ph.D.
Institute of Genetics andSelection of Industrial Microorganisms, 1985

Caryl Anne Chlan, Ph.D.
University of Georgia, 1985

Rachel Collin, Ph.D.
University of Chicago, 2002

Lewis E. Deaton, Ph.D.
Florida State University, 1979

Scott M. Duke-Sylvester, Ph.D.
University of Tennessee, 2006

Don G. Ennis, Ph.D.
University of Arizona, 1988

Darryl L. Felder, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 1975

Bruce E. Felgenhauer, Ph.D.
Florida State University, 1982

Scott C. France, Ph.D.
University of Californiam San Diego, 1992

Suzanne Fredericq, Ph.D.
University of North Carolina, 1988

James B. Grace, Ph.D.
Michigan State University, 1980

Karl H. Hasenstein, Doctor rerum naturalium
University of Saarland, 1982

Kirsten Heimann, Ph.D.
Universität zu Köln, 1991

Mark W. Hester, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 1995

Jill A. Jenkins, Ph.D.
Memphis State University, 1991

Paul L. Klerks, Ph.D.
State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1987

Paul L. Leberg, Ph.D.
University of Georgia, 1990

Rafael Lemaitre, Ph.D.
University of Miami, 1986

Thomas C. Michot, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 1981

Beth A. Middleton, Ph.D.
Iowa State University, 1989

Patricia Mire, Ph.D.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 1993

Brad R. Moon, Ph.D.
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 1998

Susan Mopper, Ph.D.
Northern Arizona University, 1987

Joseph E. Neigel, Ph.D.
University of Georgia, 1984

James N. Norris, Ph.D.
University of California, Santa Barbara, 1975

Thomas C. Pesacreta, Ph.D.
Cornell University, 1981

Daniel J. Povinelli, Ph.D.
Yale University, 1991

Mauricio Rodriguez-Lanetty, Ph.D.
University of Queensland, 2001

Patricia E. Rosel, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego, 1992

Lawrence P. Rozas, Ph.D.
University of Virginia, 1987

Jeffrey H. Spring, Ph.D.
University of British Columbia, 1979

Robert R. Twilley, Ph.D, Vice President for Research
University of Florida, 1982

Business Administration

Accounting

Thomas E. Wilson, Jr., Ph.D.; Head
Louisiana State University, 1991

Harlan Etheridge, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 1991

Kathy Hsiao Yu Hsu, Ph.D.
University of Houston, 1995

Dan R. Ward, D.B.A.
Louisiana Tech University, 1979

Suzanne Pinac Ward, Ph.D
Louisiana State University, 1986

Business Systems, Analysis, and Technology

Harlan Etheridge, Ph.D.; Interim Head
Louisiana State University, 1991

Brandi Guidry, D.B.A.
Grenobel Ecole de Management, 2009

Hsiu-Yueh Hsu, Ph.D.
Southern Illinois University, 2006

Mohan Rao, Ph.D.
University of Alabama, 1988

David P. Stevens, Ph.D.
University of Texas Arlington, 1992

John R. Tanner, Ph.D.
University of Arkansas, 1973

Michael Wayne Totaro, Ph.D.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2007

Zhiwei Zhu, Ph.D.
Clemson University, 1988

Economics/Finance

Rand W. Ressler, Ph.D.; Head
Auburn University, 1993

Denis O. Boudreaux, Ph.D.
Mississippi State University, 1988

William L. Ferguson, Ph.D.
University of Georgia, 1995

Anthony Greco, Ph.D.
University of Tennessee, 1978

Will C. Heath, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 1983

Spuma M. Rao, D.B.A.
Mississippi State University, 1988

John Keith Watson, Ph.D.
Texas A&M, 1982

Management

Mark Smith, Ph.D.; Head
University of Washington at Seattle, 1983

Kerry David Carson, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 1991

Paula Phillips Carson, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 1992

Ronald G. Cheek, Ph.D.
University of New Orleans, 1996

Tamela Dawn Ferguson, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 2000

James Brooke Hamilton, III, Ph.D.
Emory University, 1972

Vanessa Hill, Ph.D.
Carnegie Mellon University, 1998

Stephen B. Knouse, Ph.D.
Ohio State University, 1977

Patricia A. Lanier, D.B.A.
Louisiana Tech, 1994

Lise Anne D. Slatten, E.D.M.
Case Western Reserve University, 2009

Marketing and Hospitality

Gwen Fontenot, Ph.D.; Head
University of North Texas, 1988

David Baker, D.B.A.
Grenoble Ecole Superieur De Commerce, 2008

Duleep Delpechitre, Ph.D
Purdue University, 2010

John Farrish, Ph.D.
University of Nevada-Las Vegas, 2010

Lucy L. Henke, Ph.D.
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1980

Anne Keaty, J.D.
Louisiana State University, 1978

Geoffrey T. Stewart, Ph.D.
University of Tennessee, 2006

Ramendra Thakur, Ph.D.
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2005

James H. Underwood III, D.B.A.
Indiana University, 1973

P. Robert Viguerie, Jr., J.D.
Louisiana State University, 1977

The Center for Advanced Computer Studies

Computer Engineering

Specialties in Computer Design and System Architecture, Computer Networks and Communication, Fault-Tolerant Computing, Parallel and Distributed Computing, VLSI Architectures and Design Methodologies, Robotics and Automation, Mobile and Wireless Communication, Visual and Image Computing, Neural Networks, Real-Time Systems, and Reality.

Magdy Bayoumi, Ph.D., Director; CACS
University of Windsor, 1984

Chee-Hung Henry Chu, Ph.D.
Purdue University, 1988

Nian-Feng Tzeng, Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Urbana, 1986

Computer Science

Specialties in Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science, Database Systems, Information Retrieval and Mining, Software Systems and Engineering, Multimedia Systems and Architectures, Computer Graphics, Information and Coding Theory, Distributed and Parallel Computing, Networks, Internet Computing, and Security.

Dipesh Bhattarai, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 2008

Ryan Benton, Ph.D.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2001

Christoph Borst, Ph.D.
Texas A&M University, 2002

Kemal Efe, Ph.D.
University of Leeds, 1985

Gui-Liang Feng, Ph.D.
Lehigh University, 1990

Suresh Golconda, Ph.D.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2010

Miao Jin, Ph.D.
Stony Rock University, 2008

Arun Lakhotia, Ph.D.
Case Western Reserve University, 1989

Rasiah Loganantharaj, Ph.D.
Colorado State University, 1985

Anthony S. Maida, Ph.D.
State University of New York at Buffalo, 1980

Dmitri D. Perkins, Ph.D.
Michigan State University, 2002

Vijay V. Raghavan, Ph.D.
University of Alberta, 1978

Dirk Reiners, Doktor-Ingenieur
Technical University of Darmstadt, 2002

Hongyi Wu, Ph.D.
State University of New York at Buffalo, 2002

Danella Zhao, Ph.D.
State University of New York at Buffalo, 2004

Cognitive Science

Research in human, animal, and machine cognition. Specialties in cognitive development, creativity and problem solving, philosophy of mind and epistemology, comparative psychobiology of apes and humans, neuroscience, computer simulation of cognition, artificial neural networks, and machine vision.

Subrata Dasgupta, Ph.D.; Director
University of Alberta, 1976

Istvan S. N. Berkeley, Ph.D.
University of Alberta, 1997

Claude G. Cech, Ph.D.
University of Illinois, 1981

Michele I. Feist, Ph.D.
Northwestern University at Evanston, 2000

M. Babette Fontenot, Ph.D
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 1997

Matthew Isaak, Ph.D.
Carnegie Mellon University, 1994

Michael L. Kalish, Ph.D.
University of California at San Diego, 1993

Cheryl S. Lynch, Ph.D.
Tulane University, 1991

Anthony S. Maida, Ph.D.
State University of New York at Buffalo, 1980

Communication

Concentrations in Advertising, Interpersonal/Organizational Communication, Mass Communication (broadcasting and journalism), and Public Relations.

Tyrone L. Adams, Ph.D.
Florida State University, 1995

Philip Auter, Ph.D.
University of Kentucky, 1992

Heidi C. Bordogna, M.F.A.
Goddard University, 2004

Wonjun Chung, Ph.D.
Purdue University, 2005

William R. Davie, Ph.D.
University of Texas at Austin, 1991

Lucian F. Dinu, Ph.D.
University of Alabama, 2005

Sandra C. Duhé, Ph.D.
University of Texas at Dallas, 2004

Dedria Givens-Carroll, Ph.D.
University of Southern Mississippi, 2006

Do Kyun Kim, Ph.D.
Ohio University, 2007

Counselor Education

Emphasis areas in School Counseling, Community Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, and College Counseling.

Marc B. Bourgeois, Ph.D
University of Mississippi, 2010

Irvin G. Esters, Ph.D.; Director
University of Mississippi, 1995

Latifey B. LaFleur, Ph.D.
University of New Orleans, 2007

Education

Curriculum and Instruction:

Master's degrees offered in Curriculum and Instruction and Gifted Education.

Christine J. Briggs, Ph.D; Head
University of Connecticut, 2003

Albertaeve S. Abington-Pitre, Ed.D.
Oklahoma State University, 2005

Judith Sharp Cain, Ed.D.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2010

Toby Allen Daspit, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 1998

Joy L. Davis, Ed.D.
The College of William and Mary, 2008

Sally M. Dobyns, Ph.D.
University of Connecticut, 1992

Mary Jane Ford, Ed.D.
University of Southern Mississippi, 1984

Beth R. Handler, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002

Yuxin Ma, Ph.D.
Georgia State University, 2005

Edith G. Mayers, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 1995

Robin E. McCartney, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 1999

William A. Rieck, Ed.D.
Loyola University, Chicago, 1976

Pavel Samsonov, Ph.D.
Texas A&M University, 2001

Peter A. Sheppard, IV, Ph.D.
Southern University, 2005

Elaine Riley Taylor, Ph.D
Louisiana State University, 2000

Donna Elizabeth Wadsworth, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 1995

Elizabeth C. Webre, Ed.D.
University of Louisiana at Monroe, 1979

Douglas C. Williams, Ph.D.
University of Texas at Austin, 1999

Foundations and Leadership:

Master's degree offered in Educational Leadership.

Nathan M. Roberts, Ph.D.; Head
Louisiana State University, 2001

Marc B. Bourgeois, Ph.D
University of Mississippi, 2010

Janet G. Broussard, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 2006

Frank S. Del Favero, Ph.D.
State University of New York at Albany, 2003

Lucas W. Dowden, Ed.D.
Nova Southeastern University, 2001

Irvin G. Esters, Ph.D.
University of Mississippi, 1995

Buffy Fegenbush, Ed.D.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2010

Roslin E. Growe, Ed.D.
Mississippi State University, 1986

Paula S. Montgomery, Ph.D.
University of Southern Mississippi, 1997

Dianne F. Olivier, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 2001

Robert O. Slater, Ph.D.
University of Chicago, 1983

Maritza (Mitzi) Trahan, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 2008

Jeffry L. White, Ph.D.
Ohio State University, 2005

Kinesiology:

Master's emphases in Exercise Science, Adapted Physical Education, Health, and Curriculum and Administration.

Gerald P. Carlson, Ed.D.; Dean of Education
University of Utah, 1973

Charity Leigh Bryan, Ph.D.; Head
Louisiana State University, 2006

David Michael Beller, Ph.D.
Kent State University, 2009

Brian Jude Campbell, Ph.D.
Auburn University, 2006

James M. Clemons, Ph.D.
University of Mississippi, 1991

Toby Dore, Ph.D.
University of Southern Mississippi, 2000

Charles A. Duncan, Ph.D.
Florida State University, 1992

Claire M. Foret, Ph.D.
Texas Woman's University, 1985

Andrew Hatchett, Ph.D.
University of Mississippi, 2008

Susan Lyman, Ph.D.
Texas A&M University, 1995

Engineering

Chemical Engineering Concentration:

Research directed toward the needs of local industries. Specializations in: corrosion and material science; polymers; high pressure phase equilibria; heat transfer; fermentation; bioprocessing; environmental science; and sensors.

Mark E. Zappi, Ph.D.; Dean of Engineering
Mississippi State University, 1995

James D. Garber, Ph.D.; Head
Georgia Institute of Technology, 1971

Rakesh K. Bajpai, Ph.D.
Indian Institute of Technology, 1976

William M. Chirdon, Ph.D.
University of Michigan, 2004

Stephen Dufreche, Ph.D.
Mississippi State University, 2008

R. Devesh K. Misra, Ph.D.
University of Cambridge, 1984

James R. Reinhardt, Ph.D.
University of Arkansas, 1977

Civil Engineering Concentration:

Specialization in structural and geotechnical engineering, water resources and environmental engineering, and pavement and transportation engineering.

Kenneth McManis, Ph.D.; Head
Louisiana State University, 1975

J. Chris Carroll, Ph.D.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2009

Chunfang Chen, Ph.D.
University of Kentucky, 2006

Dianchen D. Gang, Ph.D.
University of Missouri-Columbia, 2001

Emad Habib, Ph.D.
University of Iowa, 2001

Russell Hibbeler, Ph.D.
Northwestern University, 1968

Mohammad Jamal Khattak, Ph.D.
Michigan State University, 1999

Ehab A. Meselhe, Ph.D.
University of Iowa, 1994

Xiaoduan Sun, Ph.D.
Ohio State University, 1994

Electrical and Computer Engineering:

George Thomas, Ph.D.; Head
Indian Institute of Science, 1978

Carolina Cruz-Neira, Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Chicago 1995

Afef Fekih, Ph.D.
National Engineering School of Tunis, Tunisia, 2002

Robert Henry, Ph.D.
New Mexico State University, 1974

Renuka P. Jindal, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota, 1981

Mohammad Madani, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 1989

Zhongqi Pan, Ph.D.
University of Southern California, 2003

Michael A. Pratt, Ph.D.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2003

Mechanical Engineering Concentration:

Specializing in Thermal-fluids Science, Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics, Machine Design, Stress Analysis and Vibrations, CAD/CAM, Robotics, Energy Systems Design, Systems Engineering, and Management.

Sally Anne McInerny, Ph.D.; Head
University of California, 1987

Terrence L. Chambers, Ph.D.
Brigham Young University, 1994

Mostafa A. Elsayed, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania, 1972

William J. Emblom, Ph.D.
Michigan Technological University, 2006

Jerry K. Keska, D.Sc.Eng.
State Polytechnic University of Krakow, 1974

Theodore A. Kozman, Ph.D.
University of Tennessee, 1972

Jim Lee, Ph.D.
University of Iowa, 1987

Yucheng Liu, Ph.D.
University of Louisville, 2005

William E. Simon, Ph.D.
University of Houston, 1970

Petroleum Engineering Concentration:

Fathi Boukadi, Ph.D.; Interim Head
Pennsylvania State University, 1991

Bitao Lai, Ph.D.
Colorado School of Mines, 2010

Boyun Guo, Ph.D.
New Mexico Tech, 1992

Asadollah Hayatdavoudi, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1974

 English

Traditional concentrations in British and American literature and in literary criticism; rhetoric concentration at M.A. and Ph.D. level; creative writing concentrations at M.A. and Ph.D. levels; Folklore Concentration at M.A. and Ph.D. Levels; Linguistics Concentration at M.A. and Ph.D. levels, and TESOL concentration at M.A. level.

James C. McDonald, Ph.D.; Head
University of Texas at Austin, 1987

Joseph D. Andriano, Ph.D.
Washington State University, 1986

Elizabeth Bobo, Ph.D.
Claremont Graduate University, 2005

Kate Bernheimer, M.F.A.
University of Arizona, 1994

Joanna Davis-McElligatt, Ph.D.
University of Iowa, 2010

Christine DeVine, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin at Madison, 2001

Keith Dorwick, Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Chicago, 1998

Willard Fox, Ph.D.
Bowling Green State University, 1981

M. Marcia Gaudet, Ph.D.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 1980

Jennifer Geer, Ph.D.
University of Virginia, 2002

Jonathan Goodwin, Ph.D.
University of Florida, 2005

John C. Greene, Ph.D.
George Washington University, 1981

Mark Honegger, Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Urbana, 1997

John Laudun, Ph.D.
Indiana University, 1999

Jerry L. McGuire, Ph.D.
State University of New York at Buffalo, 1981

Clancy Ratliff, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota, 2006

Marthe Reed, Ph.D.
University of Western Australia, 2008

Joseph E. Riehl, Ph.D.
University of Denver, 1979

Claiborne Rice, Ph.D.
University of Georgia, 2008

Charles E. Richard, M.F.A.
Louisiana State University, 1993

Daniel T. Smith, Ph.D.
University of Cincinnati, 2008

Dayana Stetco, Ph.D.
Wayne State University, 1998

Jennifer C. Vaught, Ph.D.
Indiana University, 1997

Mary Ann Wilson, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 1977

Yung-Hsing Wu, Ph.D.
Indiana University, 1998

Reginald S. Young, Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Chicago, 1990

French

Concentrations in French culture and literature; in Francophone culture and literature including Louisiana Studies.

A. David Barry, Ph.D.; Dean of Liberal Arts
University of California at Los Angeles, 1975

Z. Kocher, Ph.D.; Head
University of Oregon, 1999

Barry J. Ancelet, Doctorat de 3e cycle
University of Provence (Aix-Marseilles I), 1984

Vincent Bouchard, Ph.D.
University of Montreal, 2006

Deborah J. Clifton, Ph.D.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2000

Fabrice Leroy, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 1991

Tamara Lindner, Ph.D.
Indiana University, 2008

Amadou Ouédraogo, Ph.D.
University of Iowa, 2006

Abdelhak Serhane
Doctorat, University of Toulouse, 1982
Doctorat, University of Toulouse, 1989
Doctorat, University Hassan II, 1997

May G. Waggoner, Ph.D.
Tulane University, 1968

Richard Winters, Ph.D.
Indiana University, 2004

Monica L. Wright, Ph.D.
Washington University in St. Louis, 2001

Geology

Specialization in carbonate petrology, coal geology, environmental geology, geochemistry, geomorphology, geophysics, groundwater, micropaleontology, sedimentology, stratigraphy, subsurface geology, and 3D visualization techniques.

Carl Richter, Ph.D.; Head
Eberhard Karls University, Tubingen 1990

Timothy W. Duex, Ph.D.
University of Texas at Austin, 1983

Gary L. Kinsland, Ph.D.
University of Rochester, 1974

Brian E. Lock, Ph.D.
University of Cambridge, 1969

Durga Dutta Poudel, Ph.D.
University of Georgia, 1998

Herman H. Rieke, Ph.D.
University of Southern California, 1970

History

Specialties in European, Latin American, Public, and United States history.


 Robert M. Carriker, Ph.D.; Head
Arizona State University, 1996

Mary J. Farmer-Kaiser, Ph.D.
Bowling Green State University, 2000

Richard E. Frankel, Ph.D.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1999

Judith F. Gentry, Ph.D.
Rice University, 1969

Robin Hermann, Ph.D.
Washington University in St. Louis, 2004

Jordan Kellman, Ph.D.
Princeton University, 1998

Reinhart D. Kondert, Ph.D.
Rice University, 1972

Mark W. Lentz, Ph.D.
Tulane University, 2009

Ted Maris-Wolf, Ph.D.
College of William and Mary, 2011

Michael S. Martin, Ph.D.
University of Arkansas, 2003

Susan V. Nicassio, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 1989

Chad Parker, Ph.D.
Indiana University, 2008

Carl J. Richard, Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University, 1988

Sara Ritchey, Ph.D.
University of Chicago, 2005

John W. Troutman, Ph.D.
University of Texas at Austin, 2004

Mathematics

Current research interests in the areas of algebra, analysis, applied mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics and topology.

Azmy Ackleh, Ph.D., Head
University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 1993

Gary F. Birkenmeier, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, 1975

Chiu Yeung Chan, Ph.D.
University of Toronto, 1969

Christo I. Christov, D.Sc.
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1987

Daniel G. Davis, Ph.D.
Northwestern University, 2003

Keng Deng, Ph.D.
Iowa State University, 1990

Christina Eubanks-Turner, Ph.D.
University of Nebraska, 2008

R. Baker Kearfott, Ph.D.
University of Utah, 1977

Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy, Ph.D.
Indian Institute of Technology at Kanpur, 1984

Arturo Magidin, Ph.D
University of California, Berkeley, 1998

Ping Wong Ng, Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles, 2000

Maciej Niebrzydowski, Ph.D.
George Washington University, 2007

Nabendu Pal, Ph.D.
University of Maryland at Baltimore, 1984

Paul Salceanu, Ph.D.
Arizona State University, 2009

A. S. Vatsala, Ph.D.
Indian Institute of Technology at Madras, 1973

Thelma R. West, Ph.D.
University of Houston, 1986

Music

Specializing in the Master of Music with emphases in pedagogy, performance, conducting, theory and composition, or music education.

Garth Alper, D.A.; Director
University of Northern Colorado, 1997

Margaret H. Daniel, M.M.
University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1973

Mark F. DeWitt, Ph.D.
University of California, Berkeley, 1998

Susanna P. Garcia, D.M.A.
University of Texas at Austin, 1993

Jeffrey L. George, D.M.A.
Arizona State University, 2005

Quincy C. Hilliard, Ph.D.
University of Florida, 1984

William J. Hochkeppel, D.M.E.
Indiana University, 1993

Jonathan L. Kulp, Ph.D.
University of Texas at Austin, 2001

Chan Kiat Lim, D.M.A.
University of Cincinnati, 2004

Andrea K. Loewy, Ph.D.
Memphis State University, 1987

Robert Luckey, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh, 1981

Paul D. Morton, D.M.A.
University of Alabama, 1995

Mary J. Reichling, D.M.E.
Indiana University at Bloomington, 1991

Catherine Roche-Wallace, D.M.A.
University of Memphis, 1997

Shawn Roy, M.M.
Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, 1982

Matthew Steinbron, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 2011

Brian S. Taylor, D.M.A.
University of Southern Mississippi, 2008

Robert Willey, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego, 1990

Nursing and Allied Health Professions

Gail P. Poirrier, D.N.S.; Dean
Louisiana State University, 1994

June G. Borazjani, D.N.P
Duquesne University , 2011

Lisa Broussard, D.N.S., Head
Louisiana State University, 2006

Debra Garner, D.N.P.
University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 2009

Donna M. Gauthier, Ph.D.
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 2001

Janis R.Guilbeau, D.N.P.
University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2009

Sheila Gwendolyn Chachere Haynes, Ph.D.
Southern University and A&M College, 2010

Jennifer B. Lemoine, D.N.P.
University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2011

Denise Maria Linton, D.N.S.
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 2009

Helen Maria Hurst, D.N.P.
Case Western Reserve University, 2008

Mary B. Neiheisel, Ed.D.
Louisiana State University, 1981

Melinda Granger Oberleitner, D.N.S.
Louisiana State University, 1996

Sudha C. Patel, D.N.S.
Louisiana State University, 1993

Ardith L. Sudduth, Ph.D.
University of Nebraska at Lincoln, 1992

Physics

Specialties in (a) theoretical and computational research including acoustics, astrophysics, environmental physics, cosmology and general relativity; and (b) experimental physics including acoustics, biophysics, energy sources, environmental physics, solid state physics, and surface physics.

Natalia Sidorovskaia, Ph.D.; Head
University of New Orleans, 1997

William A. Hollerman, Ph.D.
Alabama A&M University, 1996

Irit Maor, Ph.D.
Ben Gurion University, 2002

Andi G. Petculescu, Ph.D.
Ohio University, 2002

Gabriela L. Petculescu, Ph.D.
Ohio University, 2002

Psychology

Specializations in General-Experimental and Applied Psychology.

Cheryl S. Lynch, Ph.D.; Head
Tulane University, 1991

Amy L. Brown, Ph.D.
Miami University, 2006

Claude G. Cech, Ph.D.
University of Illinois, 1981

David Everett Greenway, Ph.D.
University of New Mexico, 1995

Matthew Isaak, Ph.D.
Carnegie Mellon University, 1994

Latifey B. Lafleur, Ph.D.
University of New Orleans, 2007

Hung-Chu Lin, Ph.D.
University of Connecticut, 2006

Robert McFatter, Ph.D.
University of Denver, 1979

David R. Perkins, Ph.D.
University of New Mexico at Albuquerque, 2001

Emily K. Sandoz, Ph.D.
University of Mississippi, 2010

Matthieu Villatte, Ph.D.
University of Picardie, 2008

Speech Pathology and Audiology

Concentrations in human communication science and disorders, clinical linguistics and phonetics, multilingualism, and applied linguistics.

Nancye C. Roussel, Ph.D.; Head
Louisiana State University, 1992

Martin John Ball, Ph.D.
University of Wales, 1985

Linda C. Badon, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 1993

Jack S. Damico, Ph.D.
University of New Mexico, 1985

Holly Howat, Ph.D.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2005

Nicole Müller, D.Phil.
Oxford University, 1993

Ryan Nelson, Ph.D.
Universify of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2004

John W. Oller, Jr., Ph.D.
University of Rochester, 1969

Judith D. Oxley, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 1995

John A. Tetnowski, Ph.D.
Florida State University, 1993

Telecommunications

Disciplinary and interdisciplinary research in networking, transmission and switching, use of telecommunications as a strategic business resource, and policy issues such as privacy and spectrum management.

Carolina Cruz-Neira, Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Chicago, 1995

Afef Fekih, Ph.D.
National Engineering School of Tunis, Tunisia, 2002

Robert R. Henry, Ph.D.
New Mexico State University, 1974

Renuka P. Jindal, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota, 1981

Mohammad R. Madani, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 1989

Zhongqi Pan, Ph.D.
University of Southern California, 2003

Michael A. Pratt, Ph.D.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2003

George Thomas, Ph.D.
Indian Institute of Science, 1978

Graduate Faculty Members in Non-Degree Granting Areas

Chemistry

James Etheredge, Ph.D.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 1989

N. Raju Gottumukkala, Ph.D.
Louisiana Tech University, 2008

Salah S. Massoud, Ph.D.
Boston University, 1985

Radhey S. Srivastava, Ph.D.
University of Gorakhpur, 1978

Eric R. Taylor, Ph.D.
Rutgers, The State University, 1981

Wu Xu, Ph.D.
Iowa State University, 2001

Computer Science

Ashok Kumar, Ph.D.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 1999

Andrew Walenstein, Ph.D.
Simon Fraser University, 2002

Criminal Justice

Craig J. Forsyth, Ph.D.; Head
Louisiana State University, 1983

Rhonda D. Evans, Ph.D.
Texas A&M University, 2002

Geosciences

Durga Dutta Poudel, Ph.D.; Head
University of Georgia 1998

Barbara C. Benson, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 2003

H. Alan DeRamus, Ph.D.
University of Arkansas, 1980

Leonder Labbe, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 1991

Jenneke M. Visser, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 1989

Health Information Management

L. Philip Caillouet, Ph.D.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 1975

Industrial Technology

Shelton L. Houston, Ph.D.; Head
University of Mississippi, 1988

Cherif Aissi, D.Sc.
George Washington University, 1988

Ahmed Khattab, Ph.D.
University of Missouri-Columbia, 2005

G. H. Massiha, Ph.D.
University of South Florida, 1991

Philosophy

Istvan S. N. Berkeley, Ph.D.
University of Alberta, 1997

Jonathan David Trigg, Ph.D.
University of Essex, 2003

Political Science

Bryan-Paul Frost, Ph.D.
University of Toronto, 1996

Sharon J. Ridgeway, Ph.D.
Northern Arizona University, 1996

Rick A. Swanson, Ph.D.
University of Kentucky, 2001

Sociology and Anthropology

Craig J. Forsyth, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 1983

Robert B. Gramling, Jr., Ph.D.
Florida State University, 1975

Jacques M. Henry, Doctorat de 3e cycle
University of Paris V, 1983

Rene Pogue, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, 2004

Daniel J. Povinelli, Ph.D.
Yale University, 1991

Mark A. Rees, Ph.D.
University of Oklahoma, 2001

David Yarbrough, Ph.D.
University of Tennessee, 1994

Spanish

Francisco Garcia-Rubio, Ph.D.
University of Connecticut, 2008

Richard Winters, Ph.D.
Indiana University, 2004

Louisiana Board of Regents

SCOTT BALLARD
First Congressional District

CHARLOTTE BOLLINGER, Vice Chair
Third Congressional District

ROBERT J. BRUNO
First Congressional District

MAURICE C. DURBIN
Sixth Congressional District

JOSEPH P. FARR
Fifth Congressional District

WILLIAM "BILL" FENSTERMAKER
Seventh Congressional District

CHRIS GORMAN
Fourth Congressional District

DONNA GUINN KLEIN
First Congressional District

ROBERT W. LEVY, Chair
Fifth Congressional District

ROY O. MARTIN
At Large

JOHN D. MINEO IV
Student

W. CLINTON "BUBBA" RASBERRY JR.
Fourth Congressional District

ALBERT D. SAM III
Sixth Congressional District

VICTOR STELLY
Seventh Congressional District

HAROLD M. STOKES
Second Congressional District

JOSEPH WILEY, Secretary
Third Congressional District

JIM PURCELL
Commissioner of Higher Education

University of Louisiana Board of Supervisors

PAUL AUCOIN, Parliamentarian
Third Congressional District

ANDRE G. COUDRAIN
First Congressional District

EDWARD CRAWFORD III
Fourth Congressional District

JIMMY R. FAIRCLOTH JR.
Fifth Congressional District

DAVID GUIDRY
Second Congressional District

E. GERALD HEBERT
First Congressional District

LOUIS J. LAMBERT
Member at Large

RENEE LAPEYROLERIE
Second Congressional District

JOHN O. LETARD
Sixth Congressional District

JOHN LOMBARDO
Student

JIMMY D. LONG SR.
Fourth Congressional District

JIMMIE "BEAU" MARTIN, JR.
Third Congressional District

RUSSELL L. MOSELY, Vice Chair
Sixth Congressional District

D. WAYNE PARKER, Chair
Fifth Congressional District

BROOK SEBREN
Student

CARL SHETLER
Seventh Congressional District

WINFRED F. SIBILLE, Chair
Seventh Congressional District