Faculty

Morehouse College faculty are thought-leaders, researchers, influencers, social engineers, industry experts, mentors, inventors, and innovators.

FACULTY PROFILES

Abghari, Siavash

• Professor
• B.A., University of Tehran
• M.A., Memphis State University
• Ph.D., Emory University
Siavash.Abghari@morehouse.edu

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Adams, Francine Allen

• Associate Professor
• B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
• M.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
• Ph.D., Georgia State University
francine.allen@morehouse.edu

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Aka, Ebenezer O.

• Professor
• Political Science Department
• BACRP, University of Louisiana
• M.A., University of Louisiana
• M.C.R.P., Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey
• Ph.D., Texas A & M University
ebenezer.aka@morehouse.edu

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Alexander, Nathan

• Assistant Professor
• B.A., University of North Carolina
• M.A., New York University
• Ph.D., Columbia University
nathan.alexander@morehouse.edu

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Bennett, Consuella

• Associate Professor
• B.A., University of the West Indies
• M.A., University of the West Indies
• Ph.D., Georgia State University
consuella.bennett@morehouse.edu

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Brania, Abdelkrim

• Professor, Mathematics
• B.S., National Polytechnic School of Algeria
• M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology•
Ph.D., Emory University
Abdelkrim.Brania@morehouse.edu

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Brown, Vivian

•Associate Professor, French
• B.A., Hampton University
• M.A., Atlanta University
• Ph.D., Emory University
vivian.brown@morehouse.edu

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Bryan, Derrick M.

• Associate Professor
• B.A., Morehouse College
• M.A., The Ohio State University
• Ph.D., The Ohio State University
derrick.bryan@morehouse.edu

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Callejas, Denise

• Assistant Professor
• B.A., Florida State University
• M.A., Florida State University
• Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
denise.callejas@morehouse.edu

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Carter, Lawrence E.

• Professor, Philosophy and Religion Department
• Founding Dean, Martin Luther King, Jr. International Chapel
• B.S., Virginia Universityy
• M.Div., Boston University
• S.T.M., Boston University
• Ph.D., Boston University
• D.D., Virginia University
lawrence.carter@morehouse.edu

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Chang, Tina R.

• Associate Professor
• Psychology Department Chair
• B.A., University of California, Davis
• M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology
• Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
tina.chang@morehouse.edu

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Chávez, Jaime

•Assistant Professor, Spanish
• B.A., University of the South
• M.A., The University of Georgia
• Ph.D., The University of Georgia
Jaime.Chavez@morehouse.edu

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Claiborne, Corrie B.

• Associate Professor
• B.A., Syracuse University
• M.A., University of Southern Carolina
• Ph.D., The Ohio State University
corrie.claiborne@morehouse.edu

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Clark, Curtis

• Chair, Mathematics Department
• Associate Professor
• B.S., Morehouse College
• M.S., University of Chicago
• Ph.D., University of Michigan
Curtis.Clark@morehouse.edu

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Clark, Krista

• Assistant Professor NTT
• B.F.A., Atlanta College of Art
• M.A., New York University
• M.F.A., Georgia State University
Krista.Clark@morehouse.edu

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Clark, Tanya

• Senior Assistant Professor
• B.A., Clark Atlanta University
• M.S., University of Rhode Island
• Ph.D., Temple University
tanya.clark@morehouse.edu

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Cooper, Duane

• Associate Professor
• B.S., Morehouse College
• M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology
• Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Duane.Cooper@morehouse.edu

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Davis, Carolyn D.

•Associate Professor
• B.S., Northwestern University
• M.B.A., University of Chicago
• Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
Carolyn.Davis@morehouse.edu

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Dawson, Benjamin

• Assistant Professor NTT
• Music Department
• B.A., Thomas Edison State University
• M.A.,Appalachian State University
• D.M.A., University of Georgia
benjamin.dawson@morehouse.edu

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Dennis, Sonya M.

• Assistant Professor NTT
• B.S., Savannah State University
• M.S., Clark Atlanta University
• Ph.D. Walden University
Sonya.Dennis@morehouse.edu

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Douglas, Andrew J.

• Professor
• B.A., University of California, Berkeley
• M.A., University of Virginia
• Ph.D., University of Virginia
andrew.douglas@morehouse.edu

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Dunn, Stephane

• Professor
• Chair, Cinema, Television, and Emerging Media Studies Department
• B.A., University of Evansville
• M.F.A. University of Notre Dame
• M.A., University of Notre Dame
• Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
stephane.dunn@morehouse.edu

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Earl-Lewis, Monique

• Associate Professor NTT
• B.A., Auburn University
• M.S., University of South Alabama
• M.A., Ph.D., California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles (CSPP-LA)

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Elu, Juliet

•Charles E. Merrill Endowed Professor
• B.S., Utah State University
• M.B.A., Utah State University
• Ph.D., University of Utah
juliet.elu@morehouse.edu

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Hendrickson, Triscia W.

• Professor
• Associate Provost for Research & Student Training
• B.S., University of the Virgin Islands;
• Ph.D., Emory University
triscia.hendrickson@morehouse.edu

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Howard, Keith M.

• Associate Professor
• B.S., Delaware State College
• M.S., University of Delaware
• Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Keith.Howard@morehouse.edu

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Gosha, Kennis

• Hotenius I. Chenault Endowed Associate Professor
• Director, Culturally Relevant Computer Lab
• B.S., Albany State University
• M.S., Ph.D., Auburn University
kinnis.gosha@morehouse.edu

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Howard, John

• Assistant Professor
• B.S., Morehouse College
• Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
john.howard@morehouse.edu

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Hollingsworth, Keith 

•Professor
• B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology
• M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology
• Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
keith.hollingsworth@morehouse.edu

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Hewitt, Cynthia L.

• Avalon Professor of Sociology
• Director of the International Comparative Labor Studies Program
• B.A., Brown University
• M.A., Howard University
• Ph.D., Emory University
cynthia.hewitt@morehouse.edu

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Gibbs, SherRhonda R.

• Dean, Business and Economics Division
• Professor
• B.S., Grambling State University
• M.B.A., Winona State University
• Ph.D., Jackson State University
sherrhonda.gibbs@morehouse.edu

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Howard, Natasha

• Assistant Professor
• B.A., Xavier University;
• M.A., New York University
• M.S., Long Island University
• Ph.D., Howard University
natasha.walker@morehouse.edu

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Hughes, Chad

• Associate Professor
• Music Department
• B.M., University of Michigan
• Ph.D., Louisiana State University
chad.hughes@morehouse.edu

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Hodge, Michael

• Professor
• B.A., University of Cincinnati
• M.A., University of Florida
• Ph.D., University of Florida
michael.hodge@morehouse.edu

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Jackson, Regine

• Professor, Sociology
• Dean, Division of Humanities, Social Sciences, Media, and Arts
• B.A., Brown University
• M.A., University of Michigan
• Ph.D., University of Michigan
regine.jackson@morehouse.edu

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Janis, Michael

• Professor
• Associate Provost for Research & Student Training
• B.S., University of the Virgin Islands;
• Ph.D., Emory University
triscia.hendrickson@morehouse.edu

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Jensen, Kipton E.

• Associate Professor and Coca-Cola Endowed Chair of Leadership Studies
• Philosophy and Religion Department
• B.A., University of Nebraska
• Ph.D., Marquette University
kipton.jensen@morehouse.edu

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Johnson, Amos

• Associate Professor
• B.S., Morehouse College
• M.S., Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
Amos.Johnson@morehouse.edu

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Jones, Adrienne

• Assistant Professor
• Political Science Department
• B.A., Brown University
• M.A., City University of New York
• J.D., University of California, Berkeley
• Ph.D., City University of New York
adrienne.jones@morehouse.edu

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Joseph, Dwayne

• Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Computational Sciences
• B.S., Morehouse College
• M.S., Ph.D., Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

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Karikari, Emmanuel 

• Assistant Professor & Coordinator for Dual Degree Engineering Program
• B.S., Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
• M.S., Ph.D., University of Virginia
Emmanuel.Karikari@morehouse.edu

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King, Mansa B.

• Associate Professor
• Sociology Department
• B.A., Howard University
• M.A., Johns Hopkins University
• Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
mansa.king@morehouse.edu

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Knight, Frederick C.

• Associate Professor
• B.A., Morehouse College
• M.A., University of California, Riverside
• Ph.D., University of California, Riverside
frederick.knight@morehouse.edu

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Korol, María

• Assistant Professor
• B.A., University of California, Irvine
• M.F.A., Indiana University
maria.korol@morehouse.edu

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Lamar, Tuwaner H.

• Associate Professor, Mathematics Department
• B.S., Florida State University
• M.S., Florida State University
• Ph.D., Auburn University
Tuwaner.Lamar@morehouse.edu

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Larebo, Haile M.

• Associate Professor
• B.A., Angelicum University
• S.T.L., Angelicum University
• Ph.D., University of London
haile.larebo@morehouse.edu

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Lawrence, Brian M.

• Associate Professor
• B.S., University of California, Berkeley
• Ph.D., Harvard University
brian.lawrence@morehouse.edu
(470) 639-0700

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Ligon, Alison

• Associate Professor
• B.A., Hampton University
• M.A., Duke University
• D.A., Clark Atlanta University
alison.ligon@morehouse.edu

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Lutenbacher, Cindy

• Professor
• B.A., Vanderbilt University
• M.F.A., Washington University
• Ph.D., Northwestern University
cindy.lutenbacher@morehouse.edu

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Malik, Rubina F.

• Senior Assistant Professor NTT
• B.S., Georgia State University;
• M.B.A., Mercer University
• Ph.D., University of Georgia
Rubina.Malik@morehouse.edu

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Marks, Bryant T.

• Associate Professor of Psychology
• B.A., Morehouse College
• M.A., University of Michigan
• Ph.D., University of Michigan
Bryant.Marks@morehouse.edu

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Martinez-Cola, Marisela

• Assistant Professor
• B.A., University of Michigan
• J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law
• Ph.D., Emory University
marisela.cola@morehouse.edu

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Mendenhall, Juana

• Chemistry Department Chair
• Walter E. Massey Endowed Professor in the Physical Sciences
• B.S., North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
• Ph.D., Clark Atlanta University
Juana.Mendenhall@morehouse.edu

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Morrow, David E.

• Professor
• Chair, Music Department
• B.A., Morehouse College
• M.M., University of Michigan
• D.M.A., University of Cincinnati
david.morrow@morehouse.edu

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Murray, Yohance

• Assistant Professor of Psychology
• B.A., Morehouse College
• M.A., University of Michigan
• Ph.D., University of Michigan
• Yohance.Murray@morehouse.edu

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Myrick-Harris, Clarissa

• Professor of Africana Studies
• B.A., Morris Brown College
• M.A., The Ohio State University
• Ph.D., Emory University
Clarissa.Myrick-Harris@morehouse.edu

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Ng, Chung W.

• Associate Professor
• B.S., Imperial College
University of London;
• M.S., Ph.D., Tulane University
Chung.Ng@morehouse.edu

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Nmah, Benedict K.

• Associate Professor
• B.S., University of Liberia
• M.S., Utah State University
• Ph.D., New Mexico State University
benedict.nmah@morehouse.edu

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Nobis, Nathan

• Professor, Philosophy and Religion Department
• B.A., Wheaton College
• Ph.D., University of Rochester
nathan.nobis@morehouse.edu

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Norment, Nathaniel

• Professor
• B.S., Ball State University
• M.S., Saint Francis University
• Ph.D., Fordham University
nathaniel.norment@morehouse.edu

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Onifade, Emmanuel O.

• Professor
• B.S., Central State University
• M.B.A., University of Cincinnati
• Ph.D., University of South Carolina
emmanuel.onifade@morehouse.edu

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Wells, Cassandra

• Associate Professor
• B.A., Clark College
• M.B.A., University of Florida
• Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
cassandra.wells@morehouse.edu

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Peng, Chuang

• Professor, Mathematics
• B.S., Beijing Normal University
• M.S., Beijing Normal University
• Ph.D., University of Georgia
chuang.peng@morehouse.edu

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Piscopo, Gabriela Maria

• Assistant Professor NTT
• B.A., Universidad Carabobo
• M.B.A., Carnegie Mellon University
• Ph.D., Georgia State University
maria.piscopo@morehouse.edu

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Platt, Matthew

• Associate Professor
• Chair, Political Science Department
• B.A., Morehouse College
• Ph.D., University of Rochester
matthew.platt@morehouse.edu

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Pogal, Patricia

• Associate Professor
• B.A., George Washington University
• M.A., Harvard University
• Ph.D., Harvard University
• J.D. Georgia State University
patricia.pogal@morehouse.edu

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Poyer, David A.

• Associate Professor
• B.S., Howard University
• Ph.D., The State University of New York College at Buffalo
david.poyer@morehouse.edu

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Ray, Mona

• Associate Professor
• B.A., University of Kalyani
• M.A., University of Kalyani
• Ph.D., Clemson University
emmanuel.onifade@morehouse.edu

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Red, Eddie C.

• Associate Professor, Mathematics and Computational Sciences
• B.S., Morehouse College
• M.S., Ph.D., Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

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Rosenman, Martin F.

• Professor of Psychology
• B.S., University of Florida
• M.A., University of Arkansas
• Ph.D., University of South Carolina
Martin.Rosenman@morehouse.edu

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Sambandham, Masilamani

• Professor, Mathematics
• B.S., University of Madras
• M.S., Atlanta University
• M.S., Annamalai University
• Ph.D., Annamalai University
Masilamani.Sambandham@morehouse.edu

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Sims, Wesley

• Interim Department Chair, Physics
• Assistant Professor
• B.S., Morehouse College
• M. Eng., University of Alabama at Birmingham
• Ph.D., Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University
wesley.sims@morehouse.edu

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Smith, Levar

• Assistant Professor
• Political Science Department
• B.A., Morehouse College
• M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology
• M.A., Miami University
• Ph.D., Miami University
levar.smith@morehouse.edu

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Stayton, Corey

• Assistant Professor
• B.A., Xavier University of Louisiana
• M.A., Clark Atlanta University
• Ph.D., Clark Atlanta University
corey.stayton@morehouse.edu

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Stewart, Felicia R.

• Professor
• Chair, Communication Studies Department
• B.A., Howard University
• J.D., Emory University
• Ph.D., Howard University
felicia.stewart@morehouse.edu

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Tanner, Robert T.

• Associate Professor
• Music Department
• B.A., Capital University
• M.A., The Ohio State University
• D.M.A., The Ohio State University
robert.tanner@morehouse.edu

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Tassie, Keisha E.

• Associate Professor
• B.A., University of Georgia
• M.A., University of Georgia
• M.S., Long Island University
• Ph.D., University of Georgia
keisha.tassie@morehouse.edu

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Taylor, Taura

• Assistant Professor
• B.A., Howard University
• M.A., Georgia State University
• Ph.D., Georgia State University
taura.taylor@morehous.edu

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Terrell, Joyce

• Assistant Professor NTT
• B.S., University of Maryland Eastern Shore
• M.S., Walden University
• Ph.D., Walden University
joyce.terrell@morehouse.edu

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Thomas, Ronald

• Associate Professor
• Chair, Journalism in Sports, Culture, and Social Justice Department
• B.A., University of Rochester
• M.A., Northwestern University
ron.thomas@morehouse.edu

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Vereen, Ethell

• Assistant Professor
• B.S., South Carolina State University
• M.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia
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ethell.vereen@morehouse.edu

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Watkins, Alfred

• Chair, Computer Science Department
• Assistant Professor NTT
• B.S., Morehouse College
• B.E.E, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
alfred.watkins@morehouse.edu

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Welcher, Adria

• Associate Professor
• Chair, Sociology Department
• B.A., Spelman College
• M.A., Stanford University
• M.A., University of Michigan
• Ph.D., Emory University
adria.welcher@morehouse.edu

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Williams, Avery O.

• Assistant Professor NTT
Cinema, Television, and Emerging Media Studies
• B.A., Morehouse College
• M.F.A., New York University
avery.williams@morehouse.edu

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Wilson, Ulrica

• AssociateProfessor
• B.S., Spelman College
• M.S., University of Massachusetts
• Ph.D., Emory University
Ulrica.Wilson@morehouse.edu

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Young, Lance W. Shipman

• Associate Professor and James King Jr. Faculty Fellow
• B.S., Morehouse College
• Ph.D., Texas A & M University
• Postdoctoral, Emory School of Medicine
Lance.Young@morehouse.edu

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Younge, Sinead N.

• Danforth Endowed Professor in Psychology
• B.A., San Diego State University
• M.A., Michigan State University
• Ph.D., Michigan State University
Sinead.Younge@morehouse.edu

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Yuhasz, George

• Assistant Professor, Mathematics
• B.S., Virginia State University
• M.S., Virginia State University
• Ph.D., North Carolina State University
George.Yuhasz@morehouse.edu

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Zhang, Chaohui

• Assistant Professor, Mathematics
• B.S., Fudan University
• M.S., Fudan University
• Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook
Chaohui.Zhang@morehouse.edu

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