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Shorter College Announces New Full-Time Faculty Members
Thirteen new faculty members joined Shorter College at the beginning of the 2007-2008 academic year:
Dr. Susan Anton will serve as an assistant professor of education and as the director of the undergraduate program for education within Shorter’s Professional Studies program. She holds a Doctor of Education degree from St. John’s University, two Master of Science degrees from the College of New Rochelle, and a Bachelor of Science from the State University of New York in Brockport. Dr. Anton previously taught at Hostos Community College of The City University of New York.
Dr. Elaine M. Artman joins Shorter’s faculty as an associate professor of education and the director of the graduate program for education within Shorter’s Professional Studies program. She holds a Doctor of Education degree from the University of San Francisco and master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Illinois State University. Dr. Artman comes to Shorter with recent experience at Argosy University, the University of San Francisco and Dominican University of California.
Chris Crawford will serve as an assistant professor of theatre. He holds a Master of Fine Arts in lighting design and theatre technology from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Arts from LaGrange College. He has teaching experience at LaGrange College, West Georgia Technical Institute and Indiana University.
Georgie Hall , an adjunct at Shorter since 1996, now joins the faculty as an instructor of dance. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Education in dance instruction from the University of Georgia. She has taught dance at The Dance Centre in Rome, as well as at Darlington Lower School and at the Montessori School of Rome.
Dr. Andrew E. Honeycutt joins Shorter’s faculty as a distinguished fellow in business management. He holds a Doctor of Business Administration from Harvard Business School, a Master of Business Administration from Boston University and a Bachelor of Arts from Ottawa University. He was a Nissan Fellow at Northwestern University. Dr. Honeycutt has served as dean of the Akio Morita School of Business at Anaheim University as well as dean of the College of Business and Information Technology at Argosy University. He also has teaching experience at Clark Atlanta University, Washburn University and Texas Southern University.
Dr. Joseph W. Hudgins III will serve as an assistant professor of biology. He holds doctoral and master’s degrees in botany from Washington State University. He also holds a Bachelor of Science from Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Hudgins has teaching experience at Cosumnes River College, and he was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of California, Davis, and at the University of British Columbia.
Crystal McBrayer joins Shorter’s faculty as an assistant professor of art. She holds a Master of Fine Arts in photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design and a Bachelor of Science from Appalachian State University. She has teaching experience at both the Savannah College of Art and Design and Appalachian State University.
Jon Moseley , Shorter’s Lady Hawks head volleyball coach since 2006, joins the faculty as an instructor of math as well. He holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Vanderbilt University. Prior to Shorter, he served at Guntersville High School and Cherokee County High School.
Nancy E. Mount will serve as an instructor of business. She holds a Master of Science in management from Faulkner University and a Bachelor of Science from Shorter College. She has previously served as an adjunct faculty member at Shorter.
Dr. Dinty J. Musk Jr. joins Shorter’s faculty as an assistant professor of chemistry. He holds a doctoral degree in chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Bachelor of Arts in biochemistry from Taylor University. He has teaching experience at both the University of Illinois and Taylor University.
Dr. Jason D. Ritchie will serve as an assistant professor of physical science. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy in aquatic geochemistry from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science from Frostburg State University. Dr. Ritchie was a postdoctoral researcher in the department of chemistry and biochemistry at Old Dominion University. He was also a graduate researcher and teaching assistant at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Tom Smith joins Shorter’s faculty as an associate professor of music and Shorter’s band director. He holds a Master of Music Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Southern Mississippi. He comes to Shorter with experience from the Romanian National University of Music, the University of Bucharest, Tibiscus University and Pheiffer University.
Bertina J. Young will serve as an assistant professor of education and as the assistant director of the education programs within Shorter’s Professional Studies program. She holds a Master of Science from Nova Southeastern University and a Bachelor of Science from Southern Illinois University. She has taught at the University of West Georgia, Albany State University and Spelman College.
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