2023-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
  
    Jun 24, 2024  
2023-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Credentials



FACULTY 
 
Anokye, Janet - Division of Arts & Sciences/Department of Education, Assistant Professor 
PhD, Literature, Indiana University of Pennsylvania 
MA, Higher Ed/Writing, University of Arkansas at Little Rock 
MSE, English, Harding University 
BA, Political Sciences and Linguistics, University of Ghana 
  
Banks, James - Division of Arts & Sciences/Department of Education, Professor 
MS, Operations Management, Grambling State University, Grambling, LA 
BS, Resource Management, Troy State University, Troy, AL 
  
Chism, Rodney - Division of Arts & Sciences/Department of Fine and Performing Arts, Department Chair 
DME, Music Education, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA 
MS, Music Education, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 
BS, Music Education, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Pine Bluff, AR 
 
Clark, Roberta - Division of Business/Department of Business Administration, Department Chair & Assistant Professor 
MBA, Business Administration, University of Arkansas at Little Rock 
BS, Management/ Human Resources, Park University, Park, MO 
  
Conley, Clifton - Division of Religious Studies/Department of Religious Studies, Department Chair & Associate Professor 
DMin, Ecumenical Theological Seminary, Detroit, MI 
MDiv, School of Theology, Virginia Union University, Richmond, VA 
BA, Social Science, Arkansas Baptist College, Little Rock, AR 
  
Harris, Michal D - Division of Arts and Sciences/Department of Public Service, Department Chair & Assistant Professor 
MBA, Human Resources, Purdue University Global, Indianapolis, IN 
B.S., Business Administration, University of Arkansas Pine Bluff, Pine Bluff, AR 
  
Kamgue, Merlin - Division of Arts & Sciences/Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, Assistant Professor 
MS, Mathematics, University of Arkansas at Little Rock 
BS, Mathematics, Henderson State University 
  
Karanja, Miriam - Division of Business/Department of Business Administration, Assistant Professor 
MA, Business Administration, Eastern University 
PA, Bachelor of Commerce, University of Nairobi 
 
Nelson, Jennifer - Division of Arts & Sciences/Department of Education, Chairperson 
EdD, Educational Leadership, Arkansas Tech University 
EdS, District Leadership and Administration, Arkansas State University 
MAT, Teaching, University of Central Arkansas 
BS, Psychology and Sociology, University of Central Arkansas 
AS, Early Childhood Education, Pulaski Technical College  
 
Palmer, Nathanael - Division of Arts & Sciences/Department of Religious Studies, Assistant Professor 
DMin, Christian Preaching, Beeson Divinity School, Samford University 
MDiv, Divinity, Memphis Theological Seminary 
BA, Christian Education, Arkansas Baptist College 
  
Parker, Diann - Division of Arts & Sciences/Department of Education, Assistant Professor 
PhD, Music Education, North Central University 
MEd, Higher Education Leadership, University of Central Arkansas 
BA, Music, University of Central Arkansas 
 
Scott, Tabatha - Division of Arts & Sciences/Department of Education, Assistant Professor 
PhD, Urban Higher Education, Jackson State University 
MS, Human Resources Development, Webster University 
BS, Social Work, Philander Smith College 
  
Summers-Woolfolk, Myra - Division of Arts & Sciences/Department of Public Service, Assistant Professor 
MSW, Mental Health Counseling, Louisiana State University 
MS, Addiction Studies, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff 
BA, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff 
  
Williams, Vicki- Division of Business/Department of Business Administration, Assistant Professor 
PhD, Higher Education Administration, Bowling Green State University 
MA, Student Personnel Services, Northwestern State University 
BA, English and Spanish, Northwestern State University 
 
ADJUNCT FACULTY
 
Betton, Harold - Division of Religious Studies/Department of Religious Studies 
PhD, Biblical Studies, Trinity Theological Seminary 
ThM, Biblical Studies, Trinity Theological Seminary 
DM, Doctor of Medicine, University of Washington 
BS, Agriculture, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville 
  
Bledsoe, Deborah - Division of Arts & Sciences/Department of Education  
MS, Counseling Psychology, University of Central Arkansas 
 
Davis, Edmond - Division of Arts & Sciences/Department of Education 
MA, History, Louisiana Technical University 
BS, History and Geography, Grambling State University 
 
Hatchett, Minnie, Division of Arts & Sciences/ Department of Education 
EdD, Higher Education Administration, University of Arkansas at Little Rock 
MA, Counseling, Texas Southern University 
BA, Business Administration, Philander Smith College 
 
 Honorable, Lee - Division of Business Administration/Department of Business Administration 
JD, Juris Doctorate, University of Arkansas, William H Bowen School of Law 
  
Johnson, Marcus - Division of Arts and Sciences/Department of Education 
MEd, Adult Education, University of Arkansas at Little Rock 
BS, Biology, University of Arkansas at Little Rock 
 
McAfee, Deborah - Division of Arts & Sciences/Department of Education 
EdD, Educational Leadership, University of Arkansas at Little Rock 
MS, Education Administration, University of Arkansas at Little Rock 
BA, Elementary Education, William Carey College 
 
McBride, Ashley - Division of Arts and Sciences/Department of Education 
MS, Modern Human Anatomy, University of Colorado 
BA, Spanish, Spelman College 
  
McNeary, Chastity - Division of Business Administration/Department of Business Administration 
EdS, Education Specialist, Arkansas State University 
MEd, Middle School) University of Arkansas at Little Rock 
BA, Psychology, University of Arkansas at Little Rock 
Additional certification in Mathematics 
 
Milton, Kenneth - Division of Arts & Sciences/ Department of Education 
MS, Higher Education, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff 
BS, Higher Education, University of Arkansas at Little Rock 
 
Moore, Tracey - Division of Arts & Sciences/Department of Public Service, 
Associate Professor & Registrar 
PhD, Urban Higher Education, Jackson State University 
MA, Criminal Justice, University of Arkansas at Little Rock 
BS, Biology, University of Minnesota at Minneapolis/St. Paul 
 
Parker, Henry - Division of Arts & Sciences/Department Fine and Performing Arts, Instructor & Choir Director 
MA, Music, University of Arkansas at Monticello 
BA, Music Theory, Eastern Kentucky University 
  
Peterson, Kendra - Division of Arts & Sciences/Department of Education 
MA, Communications, Arkansas Tech University 
BS, Media Communications, Arkansas State University 
 
Christina Rockwell - Division of Arts & Sciences/Department of Education 
MS, Psychology, Phoenix University 
BA, Psychology, Angelo State University 
 
Marlow Rockwell - Division of Arts & Sciences/Department of Education, Women’s Athletics 
MS, Sports Management, American Public University 
BA, Psychology, Angelo State University 
 
Scales, Emmanuel - Division of Arts & Sciences/Department of Education 
MS, Music Education, Tennessee State University 
BA, Applied Music - Performance, Grambling State University 
 
Simmons, Malcolm - Division of Arts & Sciences/Department of Public Service 
JD, Juris Doctorate, Liberty University 
BS, Political Science, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff 
 
Taylor, Philis - Division of Arts & Sciences/Department of Education, Director of Assessment and Assistant Professor 
MA, Technical & Expository Writing, University of Arkansas at Little Rock 
BA, English, University of Arkansas at Little Rock 
 
Thrower, Shurunda - Division of Arts & Sciences/Department of Public Service 
MA, Criminal Justice, University of Arkansas at Little Rock 
BA, Criminal Justice, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff 
 
Torrence, William - Department of Public Service and Business Administration 
PhD, Health Education, Texas A&M University 
MS, Health Science, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville 
BS, Regulatory Science, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff 
 
Wallace, Edward - Division of Arts & Sciences/Department of Public Service 
MA, Public Administration, University of Arkansas at Little Rock 
BA, Sociology/Social Work, MS Health Science, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville 
 
Williams, Leonard - Division of Arts & Sciences/Department of Public Service, Assistant Professor 
PhD, Educational Leadership, Jackson State University 
MA, Urban Planning, Jackson State University