Academic Department Chairs

Deborah Bembry, Chair, Counseling & Educational Leadership
B.S., Albany State College
M.Ed., University of Illinois, Urbana
Ph.D., University of Iowa

Vacant, Interim Chair, Allied Health

Damitha Bandara
Chair, MBA Programs
Assistant Professor, Supply Chain/Logistics Mgmt.
B.S., University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
M.S., Ph.D., Clemson University

Babafemi Elufiede, Chair, History & Political Science
B.A., Tennessee State University
M.A., Ph.D., Atlanta University

Larecia Gill
Associate Professor & Assistant Chair, Nursing
B.S.N., Albany State University
M.S.N., University Of Phoenix

Marcia M. Hood, Chair, Visual & Performing Arts
B.M., M.M., D.M.A. University of Alabama

Timothy Hughley, Chair, Health & Human Performance
B.S., Georgia Southwestern
M.Ed., Albany State University
Ph.D., Rocky Mountain University

Jeffrey Mack, Interim Chair, English & Modern Lang. & Mass Comm.
B.A., Valdosta State University
M.A., University of Kentucky
Ph.D., University of Kansas

Hema Mason, Chair, Sociology & Psychology
B.S., Central Michigan University
M.S., Central Michigan University
M.A., Wayne State University
PhD., Wayne State University

Patrick Ibe, Interim Chair, Criminal Justice
B.S., Southern University, New Orleans
M.S., Atlanta University
Ph.D., Clark Atlanta University

Olatunde Okediji, Interim Chair, Biological Sciences
B.S., Eastern University
M.S., Howard University
Ph.D., Atlanta University

Rhonda Porter, Interim Chair, Education
B.S., Florida A&M University
M.Ed., Columbus State University
M.A.M., Ph.D., Auburn University

Earnell Seay
Chair, Accounting, Business Information Systems & Marketing
B.S. Tuskegee University
M.BA Troy University
D.BA Argosy University

Seong Seo, Interim Chair, Chemistry & Forensic Science
B.S., Chonnam National University
M.S. Polytechnic University of New York
Ph.D., University of Arkansas

Barbara Nowak, Interim Chair Social Work
B.S.W., Saint Francis College
M.S.W., University of Louisville
Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Sandra Washington
Chair, Business Administration
Associate Professor, Healthcare Management
B.S., Mercer University
M.S.A., Central Michigan University
Ph.D., Capella University

Cathy Williams, Chair Nursing
A.A., Abraham Baldwin College
B.S.N., M.S.N., Albany State University
D.N.P. Medical College of Georgia

Administrative Support Staff

Stephanie Harris-Jolley, Director Counseling, Access and Disability Services
B.A., Albany State College
M.A., Atlanta University
D.Ed., University of Cincinnati

Vacant, Interim Executive Director Transitional Studies, Advising and Academic Success

Antonio Leroy, Director
Center for African American Males (CAAM)
B.S., Albany State University

Renita Luck, Executive Director, Distance Learning
A.S., Darton State College
B.S., M.Ed., Valdosta State University

Mark Masters, Director
Water Planning & Policy Center
Assistant Professor, Natural Sciences
B.B.A., Georgia Southwestern University

Peter Ngwafu, Director
Public Administration
B.A., Yaounde University
M.A., Illinois State University
M.P.A., Atlanta University
Ph.D., Clark-Atlanta University

Vickie Phillips, Director
Student Health Services
A.S., Darton College
B.S.N., M.S.N., Albany State University
D.N.P., Medical College of Georgia

Matthew Miller, Capt.
Director of Military Science
Assoc., Northern Virginia
B.A., University of Montana

Tracy Williams, Director
Career Services, Planning & Development
B.S., Albany State College
M.S., Troy University
PMC Education (Enrollment Management), Capella University

Wendy Wilson, Executive Director of Cordele Center
B.S., Bluefield College
M.S., Central Michigan University