New Faculty 2019-20

New Faculty (last name A-Mc)

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Prosper Bangwayo-Skeete, Associate Professor, Department of Economics and Finance
B.S.: University of Zimbabwe
M.S.: University of Oslo
Ph.D.: University of Siena
Fun fact:
I have lived in seven countries spanning three continents and learned that we are more similar than different.


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Sheri Conklin, Assistant Professor, Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations and Secondary Education
B.A.: University of North Carolina Wilmington
M.S.: University of North Carolina Wilmington
Ed.D.: Boise State University
Fun fact:
I enjoy diving, hiking, gardening and reading.


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Gulustan Dogan, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science
B.Sc.: Middle East Technical University
Ph.D.: City University of New York
Fun fact:
I was a graduate student at UNCW in 2007. Before leaving Wilmington, I kept some sand from Carolina Beach in a small envelope and brought it to Turkey with me.


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Corey J. Ellithorpe, Lecturer, Department of History
B.A.: SUNY Albany
M.A.: University of Arizona
Ph.D.: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Fun fact:
I love playing guitar, going on hikes with my wife and our black lab, Brutus, and traveling. I’ve eaten a danish in Denmark, a hamburger in Hamburg and a turkey club while in a club in Turkey. My house contains far too many books and is home to two of the fattest and laziest cats in North Carolina.


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Sarah Fausett, Lecturer, Department of Biology and Marine Biology
B.S.: Central Michigan University
Ph.D.: Duke University
Fun fact:
I lived and worked in the South of France for five years.

 


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Nadine Suzanne Gibson, Assistant Professor, Department of Public and International Affairs
B.A.: Virginia Tech
M.S.: University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin
Fun fact:
I train in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.


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David Graber, Lecturer, Department of World Languages and Cultures
B.A.: Lawrence University
M.A.: University of IL, C-U; University of MN, Minneapolis
Ph.D.: University of WA
Fun fact:
After finishing my doctorate in Russian Literature, I worked as a business and legal journalist in Berlin and Prague for seven years before returning to academia.


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Charles Grimes, Visiting Lecturer, Department of Theatre
B.S.: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M.A.: Villanova University
Ph.D.: New York University
Fun fact:
I collect art and have more than 120 pieces.


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H. Daniel Heist, Assistant Professor, Department of Public and International Affairs
B.A.: Pennsylvania State University
M.A.: Indiana University
Ph.D.: University of Pennsylvania
Fun fact:
My wife and I have five kids and love going to the beach together.


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Sara Hubbell, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
B.S.N: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
M.S.N.: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
DNP.: Duke University
Fun fact:
I love spending time with my family outside, especially near water. I also love to travel and this summer spent three weeks exploring New England in our new RV.


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Levi Jost, Lecturer, Department of English
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B.A.: South Dakota State
M.A.: Kansas State
Ph.D.: Southern Illinois
Fun fact:
I love to play, build, and tinker with guitars.


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Shannon Klotsko, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences
B.S.: Coastal Carolina University
M.S.: Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Ph.D.: Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Fun fact:
I'm an Army brat and grew up moving all over the country and to Germany twice.


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Matt Lastner, Assistant Professor, Department of Marketing
B.S.: James Madison University
M.B.A.: University of Maryland
Ph.D.: Louisiana State University
Fun fact:
I was the winner of the first (and only) National Conference in Sales Management Ping Pong Tournament in 2015 – the trophy is proudly displayed in my office.


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Christina Lord, Assistant Professor of French, Department of World Languages and Cultures
B.A.: University of Iowa
M.A.: University of Iowa
Ph.D.: University of Kansas
Fun fact:
My husband and I use a rigorous 20-point scale for rating every tiramisu we eat.


 

  

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