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Communication Studies

Interpersonal Communication (Mary Vaughn, Nathan Webb)

Intercultural Communication (Mary Vaughn, Nathan Webb)

Leadership (Jimmy Davis, Jeremy Fyke)

Environmental Communication (Jimmy Davis)

Corporate Social Responsibility (Jeremy Fyke)

Argumentation/Debate (Jason Stahl, Mary Vaughn)

Organizational Communication/Employee Development (Amy Schmisseur, Jeremy Fyke)



Rhetoric and Composition (Sarah Blomeley, Eric Hobson, Amy Hodges-Hamilton, Joel Overall, Bonnie Smith-Whitehouse, Jason Lovvorn, Robbie Pinter, Andrea Stover)

Early American Literature (David Curtis, Sue Trout)

African American Literature (David Curtis)

Creative Writing, Fiction (Susan Finch)

Creative Writing, Poetry (Gary McDowell)

Twentieth-Century American Literature (Charmion Gustke, Caresse John)

Postcolonial Theory (Charmion Gustke)

Shakespeare (Marcia McDonald, Jayme Yeo)

Early Modern Literature (Marcia McDonald)

Poetry (Gary McDowell)

Medieval Literature (Maggie Monteverde)

Eighteenth-Century British Literature (Douglas Murray)

Victorian Literature (Annette Sisson)


Foreign Languages

Spanish Language and Culture (David Julseth, Paulo Boero, Mitch McCoy, Natalia Pelaz)

French Language and Culture (Cheryl Brown)

Chinese Language and Culture (Qingjun (Joan) Li)

Asian Studies (Qingjun (Joan) Li)

Italian Language and Culture (Francesca Muccini)

German Language and Culture (Regine Schwarzmeier)



Nineteenth Century United States (Brenda Jackson-Abernathy)

American Women (Brenda Jackson-Abernathy)

Early Modern England (Douglas Bisson)

Modern Russia (Dan Schafer)

Central Asia (Dan Schafer)

Twentieth Century American (Peter Kuryla)

Modern France (Cynthia Bisson)

Modern Japan (Cynthia Bisson)

Modern Ireland (Douglas Bisson)

American Thought and Culture (Peter Kuryla)

American Civil Rights and National Memory (Peter Kuryla)



Ancient Philosophy (Mark Anderson)

Nietzsche (Mark Anderson)

Philosophy of Mind (Noel Boyle)

Philosophy of Science (Noel Boyle)

History of Philosophy (Andrew Davis, Mark Anderson, Ronnie Littlejohn, Noel Boyle)

Hegel (Andrew Davis)

Aristotle (Andrew Davis)

Comparative Philosophy (Ronnie Littlejohn)

Wittgenstein (Ronnie Littlejohn)

Hume (Ronnie Littlejohn)

Russell (Ronnie Littlejohn)


Philosophy of Religion (Ronnie Littlejohn)

Ethics (Ronnie Littlejohn)


Public Relations

Public Relations (Bonnie Riechert, Kevin Trowbridge, Christie Kleinmann)

Social Media (Kevin Trowbridge)

Sport Communication (Christie Kleinmann)



Political Science

Electorial Systems (Nathan Griffith)

European Politics (Nathan Griffith)

American Institutions (Vaughn May)

Southern Politics (Vaughn May)

Comparative Politics (Susan Jellissen)

Political Violence and Terrorism (Susan Jellissen)

Middle Eastern Politics (Susan Jellissen)



Gender (Shelby Longard, Andi Stepnick)

Inequality (Shelby Longard, Erin Pryor, Andi Stepnick)

Social and Cultural Theory (Ken Spring)

Culture (Ken Spring)

Music (Ken Spring)

Politics (Ken Spring)

Community (Ken Spring)


Sport Administration


Sport Education Leadership (Ted Peetz)

Sport Administration (Stephen Shin)

Sport Marketing (Ted Peetz)

Ethics and Philosophy of Sport (Adam Pfleegor)