Meet the College of Science Faculty & Staff

COS Dean’s Office

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Charles Somerville
Dean, College of Science
Location: S 270
Telephone: 304-696-2424
E-mail: somervil@marshall.edu
Contact Charles Somerville for:
  • College policies
  • Outreach
  • Faculty issues
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Brian Morgan
Associate Dean & Professor
Location: S 270
Telephone: 304-696-6469
E-mail: brian.morgan@marshall.edu
Contact Brian Morgan for:
  • Scholarships
  • Registration issues, including course overloads
  • Grade appeals
  • Questions about pre-professional healthcare majors
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Wanda Dyke
Business Manager
Location: S 270
Telephone: 304-696-4672
E-mail: dyke@marshall.edu
Contact Wanda Dyke for:
  • Travel
  • College budget
  • Graduate assistants
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Stephanie Blankenship
Administrative Secretary Sr.
Location: S 270
Telephone: 304-696-2371
E-mail: blankenships@marshall.edu
Contact Stephanie Blankenship for:
  • Changing academic major
  • Meeting scheduling for Dean's Office
  • Graduation applications
  • Lost and found

COS Student Services

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Cindy Cole
Academic Advisor
Location: S 270
Telephone: 304-696-3476
E-mail: cindy.cole@marshall.edu
Contact Cindy Cole for:
  • Pre-Biology advising
  • Chemistry advising
  • Pre-Professional Chemistry advising
  • Environmental Science advising
  • Mathematics advising
  • Natural Resource & Recreation Management advising
  • Statistics advising
  • Student Athlete advising
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Justin Fleming
Academic Advisor
Location: S 214
Telephone: 304-696-6672
E-mail: justin.fleming@marshall.edu
Contact Justin Fleming for:
  • Computer & Information Technology advising
  • Criminal Justice & Criminology advising
  • Cyber Forensics & Security advising
  • Geology advising
  • Physics advising
  • COS Undecided advising
  • Pre-Science advising
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Sara Simpson
Academic Advisor
Location: S 213
Telephone: 304-696-3475
E-mail: sara.simpson@marshall.edu
Contact Sara Simpson for:
  • Biological Sciences advising
  • Pre-Professional Biological Sciences advising

Biological Sciences

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Brian Antonsen
Biology Chair & Associate Professor
Office: S 354
Phone: 304-696-6496
Lisa Pitkin
Office Administrator
Office: S 350
Phone: 304-696-5413
Anne Axel
Assistant Professor
Office: S 260
Phone: 304-696-2426
Habiba Chirchir
Assistant Professor
Office: S 279B
Phone: 304-696-3632
Holly Cyphert
Assistant Professor
Office: WAEC 2219
Phone: 304-696-6467
Travis Cyphert
Instructor
Office: S 202B
Phone: 304-696-3154
Victor Fet
Professor
Office: S 206
Phone: 304-696-3116
Philippe Georgel
Professor
Office: BBSC 241P
Phone: 304-696-3965
Tim Hayes
Instructor
Office: S 201
Phone: 304-696-3480
Nicola LoCascio
Dean, Honors College
Office: OM 230
Phone: 304-696-3963
Herman Mays
Assistant Professor
Office: S 390
Phone: 304-696-6692
F. Robin O’Keefe
Professor
Office: S 267
Phone: 304-696-2427
Kyle Palmquist
Assistant Professor
Office: S 302
Phone: 304-696-3987
Elmer Price
Professor
Office: BBSC 241H
Phone: 304-696-3611
Pamela Puppo
Assistant Professor
Office: S 364
Phone: 304-696-5145
Gary Schultz
Associate Professor
Office: S 309
Phone: 304-696-7057
Eugene Shakirov
Assistant Professor
Office: BBSC 241M
Phone: 304-696-8840
Nadja Spitzer
Associate Professor
Office: S 315 inside 311A
Phone: 304-696-7147
Suzanne Strait
Professor
Office: S 200A
Phone: 304-696-2425
Wendy Trzyna
Professor
Office: S 300A
Phone: 304-696-6791
Jagan Valluri
Professor
Office: S 370
Phone: 304-696-2409
Jayme Waldron
Associate Professor
Office: S 378
Phone: 304-696-3361
Shane Welch
Assistant Professor
Office: S 380
Phone: 304-696-6111
Guo-Zhang Zhu
Professor
Office: S 394
Phone: 304-696-2429
Jennifer Strickland
Allied Health Instruction Support Specialist
Office: S 385
Phone: 304-696-3393

Chemistry

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Derrick Kolling
Chemistry Chair & Professor
Office: S 450
Phone: 304-696-2307
Traci Curry
Administrative Secretary
Office: S 251
Phone: 304-696-6738
Stacy Good
Administrative Associate
Office: S 450
Phone: 304-696-2430
Gary Anderson
Professor Emeritus
Office: S 416
Phone: 304-696-6594
Michael Castellani
Professor
Office: S 408
Phone: 304-696-6486
Scott Day
Professor
Office: S 479
Phone: 304-696-7054
Leslie Frost
Professor
Office: S 464
Phone: 304-696-6774
Matthew Hostetler
Assistant Professor
Office: S 488
Phone: 304-696-2373
Jenifer Markiewicz
Assistant Professor
Office: S 490
Phone: 304-696-4808
John Markiewicz
Assistant Professor
Office: S 482
Phone: 304-696-3618
Laura McCunn
Professor
Office: S 466
Phone: 304-696-2319
Robert Morgan
Associate Professor
Office: S 486
Phone: 304-696 3159
Michael Norton
Professor
Office: BBSC 241K
Phone: 304-696-3489
Kenneth O’Connor
Associate Professor
Office: S 498
Phone: 304-696-4358
William Price
Associate Professor
Office: S 490
Phone: 304-696-3156
Rosalynn Quinones-Fernandez
Associate Professor
Office: S 496
Phone: 304-696-6731
Bin Wang
Professor
Office: BBSC 241L
Phone: 304-696-3456
Elaine Martino
Research Services Facility Manager Sr.
Office: S 403
Phone: 304-696-2388
David Neff
Technician
Office: BBSC 107A
Phone: 304-696-3569

Computer Information & Technology

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Hamid Chahryar
Hamid Chahryar
CIT Chair & Associate Professor
Office: ML 114
Phone: 304-696-2690
Carleen O’Neill
Administrative Associate
Office: ML 116
Phone: 304 696-6498
David Cartwright
David Cartwright
Research Associate
Office: ML 112
Phone: 304-696-6024
Yousef Fazea
Assistant Professor
Office: ML 110
Phone: 304-696-7263
Davide Andrea Mauro
Davide Mauro
Assistant Professor
Office: ML 104
Phone: 304-696-6418
Brian Morgan
Brian Morgan
Associate Dean & Professor
Office: S 270
Phone: 304-696-6469
Matt Mundell
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Assistant Professor
Office: ML 103
Phone: 304-696-3436

Criminal Justice & Criminology

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Dhruba Bora
CJC Chair & Professor
Office: SH 733 / MUFSC W200
Phone: 304-696-3087
Tiffany Hussell
Program Manager
Office: SH 739E/ MUFSC W200
Phone: 304-696-3083 / 304-691-8964
Connie Myers
Administrative Assistant
Office: SH 739E / MUFSC W200
Phone: 304-696-3083 / 304-691-8963
Margaret Phipps Brown
Professor
Office: SH 735
Phone: 304-696-3086
Kimberly DeTardo-Bora
Graduate Director and Professor
Office: SH 736
Phone: 304-696-3084
Wendy Perkins
Assistant Professor
Office: SH 732
Phone: 304-696-2568
Leslie-Dawn Quick
Assistant Professor
Office: SH 731
Phone: 304-696-3196
Stephen Young
Assistant Professor
Office: SH 734
Phone: 304-696-3082

Cyber Forensics & Security

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John Sammons
CFS Chair & Associate Professor
Office: WAEC 2003
Phone: 304-696-7241
Brittany Belcher
Administrative Assistant
Office: WAEC 2001
Phone: 304-696-5602
Tiffany Hussell
Program Manager
Office: SH 739E/ MUFSC W200
Phone: 304-696-3083 / 304-691-8964
Connie Myers
Administrative Assistant
Office: SH 739E / MUFSC W200
Phone: 304-696-3083 / 304-691-8963
Josh Brunty
Associate Professor
Office: MUFSC W200G
Phone: 304-691-8962
Menashi Cohenford
Professor
Office: S 400A
Phone: 304-696-2697
Bill Gardner
Assistant Professor
Office: WAEC 2005
Phone: 304-696-2658

Forensic Science Graduate Program

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Catherine Rushton
Catherine Rushton
Forensics Program Director & Assistant Professor
Office: MUFSC W200
Phone: 304-691-8931
Tiffany Hussell
Tiffany Hussell
Program Manager
Office: SH 739E/ MUFSC W200
Phone: 304-696-3083 / 304-691-8964
Connie Myers
Connie Myers
Administrative Assistant
Office: SH 739E / MUFSC W200
Phone: 304-696-3083 / 304-691-8963
Kelly Beatty
Kelly Beatty
Assistant Professor
Office: MUFSC W200
Phone: 304-691-8953
Josh Brunty
Josh Brunty
Associate Professor
Office: MUFSC W200G
Phone: 304-691-8962
Terry Fenger
Terry Fenger
Professor Emeritus
Office: MUFSC W200C
Phone: 304-691-8960
Lauren Waugh
Lauren Waugh
Assistant Professor
Office: MUFSC W200
Phone: 304-690-4377

Geology

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Aley El-Shazly
Geology Chair & Professor
Office: S 131
Phone: 304-696-6756
Traci Curry
Administrative Secretary
Office: S 251
Phone: 304-696-6738
Stacy Good
Administrative Associate
Office: S 450
Phone: 304-696-2430
Michael Caudill
Professor
Office: S 171
Phone: 304-696-6721
Ann Harris
Ronald Martino
Professor
Office: S 174
Phone: 304-696-2715

Mathematics

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Alfred Akinsete
Mathematics Chair & Professor
Office: SH 523/524
Phone: 304-696-6010
Teresa Wellman
Administrative Associate
Office: SH 523
Phone: 304-696-6482
Laura Adkins
Professor
Office: SH 724
Phone: 304-696-3034
Ansam Al-Aqtash
Assistant Professor
Office: SH 740C
Phone: 304-696-3036
Raid Al-Aqtash
Assistant Professor
Office: SH 721
Phone: 304-696-3044
Ariyadasa Aluthge
Professor
Office: SH 716
Phone: 304-696-3050
Clayton Brooks
Professor
Office: SH 723
Phone: 304-696-6702
Matt Carlton
Professor
Office: SH 722
Phone: 304-696-3039
Mary Crytzer
Instructor
Office: SH 741A
Phone: 304-696-7245
Andrea Duhon
Assistant Professor
Office: South Charleston
Phone: 304-696-5703
Alaa Elkadry
Assistant Professor
Office: WAEC 3231
Phone: 304-696-3047
Alan Horwitz
Associate Professor
Office: SH 741
Phone: 304-696-3046
Jessica Johnson
Instructor
Office: SH 526B
Phone: 304-696-6663
JiYoon Jung
Assistant Professor
Office: SH 742D
Phone: 304-696-3285
Basant Karna
Associate Professor
Office: SH 715
Phone: 304-696-4332
Bonita Lawrence
Professor
Office: SH 614
Phone: 304-696-3040
Rob-Roy Mace
Instructor
Office: SH 743E
Phone: 304-696-7040
Avishek Mallick
Assistant Professor
Office: SH 743C
Phone: 304-696-3443
Tracy Marsh
Instructor
Office: SH 526A
Phone: 304-696-3016
Shannon Miller-Mace
Instructor
Office: SH 741B
Phone: 304-696-3796
Karen Mitchell
Professor
Office: CB 132
Phone: 304-696-3042
Anna Mummert
Associate Professor
Office: SH 719
Phone: 304-696-3041
Carl Mummert
CIT Chair & Associate Professor
Office: ML 114 / SH 717
Phone: 304-696-6156
Elizabeth Niese
Assistant Professor
Office: SH 714
Phone: 304-696-3609
Michael Otunuga
Assistant Professor
Office: WAEC 3229
Phone: 304-696-3049
Scott Sarra
Professor
Office: WAEC 3227
Phone: 304-696-7246
Peter Saveliev
Professor
Office: SH 713
Phone: 304-696-4639
Michael Schroeder
Assistant Professor
Office: SH 742F
Phone: 304-696-6643
Laura Stapleton
Instructor
Office: SH 743G
Phone: 304-696-4334
Kusum Subedi
Instructor
Office: SH 743D
Phone: 304-696-6081
Devon Wright
Instructor
Office: SH 742E
Phone: 304-696-4333

Natural Resources & the Environment

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Tom Jones
NRE Chair & Associate Professor
Office: ML 115
Phone: 304-696-6305
Carleen O’Neill
Administrative Associate
Office: ML 116
Phone: 304-696-6498
Mindy Armstead
Professor
Office: WAEC 2223
Phone: 304-696-2923
Sam Colvin
Instructor
Office: ML 111
Phone: 304-696-5432
Rick Gage
Assistant Professor
Office: ML 105
Phone: 304-696-2244
Min Kook Kim
Assistant Professor
Office: ML 109
Phone: 304-696-3748
Autumn Starcher
Instructor
Office: ML 106
Phone: 304-696-3663

Physics

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Huong Nguyen
Physics Chair & Professor
Office: S 251
Phone: 304-696-2756
Traci Curry
Administrative Secretary
Office: S 251
Phone: 304-696-6738
Stacy Good
Administrative Associate
Office: S 450
Phone: 304-696-2430
Maria Babiuc-Hamilton
Associate Professor
Office: S 257
Phone: 304-696-2754
Xiaojuan Fan
Associate Professor
Office: S 256
Phone: 304-696-3757
Curtis Foltz
Assistant Professor
Office: S 159
Phone: 304-696-2519
Sachiko McBride
Assistant Professor
Office: S 101
Phone: 304-696-5755
Sean McBride
Assistant Professor
Office: S 152
Phone: 304-696-2758
Howard Richards
Assistant Professor
Office: S 105
Phone: 304-696-6466
Jon Saken
Assistant Professor
Office: S 178
Phone: 304-696-2753
Andre Wehner
Assistant Professor
Office: S 255
Phone: 304-696-2755
Thomas Wilson
Professor
Office: S 153
Phone: 304-696-2752
David Sheehan
Academic Lab Manager
Office: S 175
Phone: 304-696-2759

COS IT Center

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James Booth
James Booth
Instructional Technologist
Office: S 162
Phone: 304-696-2908
Nick Slate
Instructional Technologist
Office: S 162
Phone: 304-696-3595