Faculty Source Guide

TOPICS A-C

ACADEMICS
TIMOTHY BOOSINGER (334-844-5771) Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Chief academic officer, responsible for development, maintenance and interpretation of university academic standards; chairs Promotion and Tenure Committee and Curriculum Committee, which involves monitoring development of university's programs of instruction.


ACCOUNTING
C. WAYNE ALDERMAN (334-844-6406; aldercw@auburn.edu), Dean of Enrollment Management. Can speak on auditing, financial accounting, accounting information systems as well as broad range business and business education topics, including strategic planning.

ANDREW J. McLELLAND (334-844-6217; mclelaj@auburn.edu), Assistant Professor and Deloitte Faculty Fellow, School of Accountancy. Can speak on auditing, financial accounting, securities regulation, and accounting standard setting.

JENNIFER M. MUELLER (334-844-6219; jmueller@business.auburn.edu), Associate Professor, School of Accountancy. Will speak on auditing, accounting information systems, and corporate governance issues.

SARAH D. STANWICK (334-844-6205; stanwsd@auburn.edu), Associate Professor, School of Accountancy. Can speak on cost accounting, financial accounting, and public interest accounting issues, including environmental, ethics, corporate governance, and other social accounting issues.


ADOLESCENTS
MARGARET KEILEY (334-844-2644/334-826-8214/334-332-3331; keilemk@auburn.edu). Director of Clinical Research, Marriage and Family Therapy Program, and Professor, Human Development & Family Studies. Adolescent development; development of problem behaviors from infancy to adulthood; treatments for adolescents and their families.

JENNIFER KERPLEMAN (334-844-4149/334-821-6333; jkerpelman@auburn.edu) Professor, Human Development & Family Studies, and Associate Dean, College of Human Sciences. Adolescent development and parent-adolescent relationships; identity development processes within close relationships; transition to adulthood; management of multiple roles.


ADVERTISING
AVERY M. ABERNETHY (334-844-2458; avery@business.auburn.edu), Professor, Department of Marketing. Can speak on advertising, pricing, selling, sales management, services marketing, general marketing, and marketing of controversial products such as gambling, cigarettes or alcohol.

ROBERT AGNE (334-844-7237, agnerob@auburn.edu) Assistant Professor, Department of Communication and Journalism. Areas of Expertise include issues related to interpersonal relationships and language in the social interaction.

BRIGITTA BRUNNER (334-844-2755, brunnbr@auburn.edu) Associate Professor. Area of expertise is public relations.

MICHAEL SOLOMON (334-844-1316; msolomon@auburn.edu) Human Science Professor of Consumer Behavior. Can speak on consumer behavior; symbolic consumption and social identity; service marketing; lifestyle marketing.


AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
JOHN E. COCHRAN, JR. (334-844-6800; jcochran@eng.auburn.edu) Professor and Head, Department of Aerospace Engineering. Areas of expertise: aerospace engineering, flight dynamics and control, engineering law, accident analysis and reconstruction.

ROY HARTFIELD (334-844-6819; rjh@eng.auburn.edu) Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering. Areas of expertise: propulsion (air-breathing engines, solid rocket motors, advanced concepts), optical measurement techniques, compressible flow (aerodynamics), optimization of systems.


AFRICAN-AMERICAN ISSUES
DENISE DAVIS-MAYE (334-844-2822, davisd4@auburn.edu). Assistant Professor, Social Work. Has research interests in African-American issues related to Social Work.


AGING
MARY BURKHART (334-844-3102; burkhmq@auburn.edu), Coordinator for AU Academy for Lifelong Learners (AUALL), Outreach Program Office. Has served as AUALL coordinator since the organization was founded in 1992. Formerly associate director for AU Center for Aging.


AGRICULTURE - AGRONOMY/SOILS
YUCHENG FENG (334-844-3967; yfeng@auburn.edu) Associate Professor, Agronomy and Soils. Feng is a soil microbiologist whose research interests are in soil microbial processes that are important to environmental quality and soil productivity. She is actively conducting research in three areas: 1) microbial degradation of synthetic organic chemicals in soil and water environments, 2) impacts of soil microbial community on productivity and sustainability of soil, and 3) bacterial source tracking of fecal contamination in the environment.

CHARLES C. MITCHELL (334-844-5489; mitchc1@auburn.edu) Professor and Extension Agronomist, Agronomy and Soils. Has expertise in soil fertility, soil testing, nutrient recommendations, waste management, nutrient management, and sustainable agriculture. Can also address issues of historical soil research at Auburn and throughout the world, such as the 100-year-old Old Rotation Experiment on the Auburn campus.

DALE MONKS (334-844-5487; cmonks@auburn.edu) Professor and Extension Crop Physiologist (cotton and soybean), Agronomy and Soils. Has expertise in cotton and soybean agronomic practices, cotton production research, and on-farm demonstrations in the lower two-thirds of Alabama. He also works statewide with soybean production demonstrations and conducts research on herbicide effects, growth regulator, variety, and general production research in the same geographic areas.

JOEY SHAW (334-844-3957; jnshaw@auburn.edu) Associate Professor, Agronomy and Soils. Has expertise in the dynamics of soil contamination, water quality, waste management, remote sensing, and precision agriculture.

DAVID B. WEAVER (334-844-3982; weavedb@auburn.edu) Professor, Agronomy and Soils. Has expertise in plant genetics and breeding, especially related to cotton and soybean, and can address such issue as genetically engineered crops and special uses for soybeans.


AGRICULTURE
- BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
ROBERT BOYD (334-844-1626; rboyd@auburn.edu) Professor, Biological Sciences. Has expertise in ecological relationships of insects and plants that are used for bioremediation, especially plants that can accumulate metals (hyperaccumulating plants) and be used to clean toxic chemicals from the soil and environment. He also can discuss urban issues and the environment.

ROLAND DUTE (334-844-1646; rdute@auburn.edu) Professor, Biological Sciences. Has expertise in fungal diseases of ornamental plants and how these relate or are transmitted through insects. He is specifically working on fungal growth and host response relative to the Asian ambrosia beetle. He also is knowledgeable about integrated pest management in ornamental crops.

OLADIRAN FASINA (334-844-3574; fasina@eng.auburn.edu) Assistant Professor, Biosystems Engineering. Has expertise in bioprocessing and food engineering, compaction of biological materials, value-added processing of biological materials, engineering properties of food and biological materials, agriculture, engineering, and food science.


AGRICULTURE
- COTTON
DON MOORE (334-365-7169; dmoore@auburn.edu) Superintendent, Prattville Experiment Field in Prattville, Alabama. Has expertise in field crop research with emphasis on cotton production.


AGRICULTURE
- CROPS
LARRY M. CURTIS (334-844 3543; lcurtis@auburn.edu) Professor, Biosystems Engineering. Has expertise in improved crop systems, irrigation systems, and water management for crops.

DON MOORE (334-365-7169; dmoore@auburn.edu) Superintendent, Prattville Experiment Field in Prattville, Alabama. Has expertise in field crop research with emphasis on cotton production.

RUSSELL B. MUNTIFERING (334-844-1533; rmuntife@auburn.edu) Professor, Animal Sciences. Has expertise in the impact of carbon dioxide (ground level ozone) pollution on crops and can address issues related to improving crop and animal production systems and how urban issues affect the environment and agriculture.


AGRICULTURE
- ECONOMICS/AGRIBUSINESS
JOHN L. ADRIAN (334-844-5625; jadrian@auburn.edu ), Professor, Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology. Has expertise in agribusiness management, especially as related to cooperative organizations, and with turfgrass-sod economics and marketing.

CONNER BAILEY (334-844-5632; cbailey@ag.auburn.edu) Alumni Professor, Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology. Has expertise in citizen involvement in natural resource management, economics and soc ial well-being of all families and farmers, and economic viability and sustainable communities.

JERRY S. PIERCE, JR. (256-574-2143; jpierce@auburn.edu) Extension Economist, Farm Business Management. Works with farmers and has expertise in farm business management, taxes, estate planning, and business planning. Can provide picture of farm performance in terms of income/expense, financial ratios, solvency, and family spending.

ROBERT G. NELSON (334-844-5621; rnelson@auburn.edu) Associate Professor, Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology. Has expertise in assessing economic risk management in agricultural enterprises and can address economic issues relating to value-added foods, economics, development of alternative specialty crops, fisheries and aquaculture, social well-being of rural families and farmers, and recruitment and education for professions in the food and agricultural sectors.

JAMES L. NOVAK (334-844-3512; jnovak@auburn.edu) Professor and Extension Economist, Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology. Has expertise in agricultural policy, farm management, risk analysis, estate planning, and micro-economics.

JAMES WALTER PREVATT (334-844-5608; prevajw@auburn.edu) Professor and Extension Economist, Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology. Has expertise in livestock economics, beef and forage grazing systems, and risk management.

LARRY TEETER (334-844-1045; teeteld@auburn.edu) ; Professor, School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences. Has expertise in agriculture-economics/agribusiness, economics, rural economic development, forest management planning, forest policy, and economic impact assessment.


AGRICULTURE
- FISHERIES
CLAUDE E. BOYD (334-844-4078; ceboyd@auburn.edu) Professor and Butler/Cunningham Eminent Scholar, Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures. Has expertise in environmental management of ponds and in aquaculture, international collaboration, food safety and risk analysis, water quality and waste management, environmental issues in Alabama, and restoration and best management practices for ponds and waterways. Also has worked extensively overseas with developing countries on fisheries and water quality issues.

BILL DANIELS (334-844-9123; daniewh@auburn.edu) Associate Professor, Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures. Has expertise in marine and freshwater aquaculture, such as channel catfish, tilapia, freshwater prawns, crayfish, and red drum. Also works with the physiology and nutrition of crustaceans and fish and reproductive biology of crayfish and freshwater prawns; pond production and hatchery management; closed, recirculating aquaculture systems; and U.S. policy and international aquaculture development.

D. ALLEN DAVIS (334-844-9312; ddavis@auburn.edu) Assistant Professor, Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures. Has expertise in aquatic animal nutrition and intensive culture systems. His primary research activities emphasize the determination of nutritional requirements for fish and shrimp. Research activities include the determination of dietary requirements, development of practical diet formulations and the influence of diet formulations on nutrient loading of culture systems. Research is coordinated to enhance the understanding of nutrient requirements and to develop data needed by the commercial industry. He also maintains research interests in the development of natural spawning techniques and the development of intensive culture techniques for marine fish and shrimp.

DENNIS DEVRIES (334-844-9322; ddevries@auburn.edu) Professor, Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures. Has expertise in aquatic ecology, endangered species, and fisheries issues. He concentrates on fisheries management and resource conservation using concepts and approaches from the basic field of ecology. His work focuses on community patterns in freshwater systems so that managers can make informed decisions, using a variety of approaches, including whole-lake manipulations, in situ enclosure/exclosure experiments, pond experiments, theoretical modeling, laboratory experiments, and descriptive sampling.

MIKE MACEINA (334-844-9319; mmaceina@auburn.edu) Professor, Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures. Has expertise in sport fish biology and management and water quality and can address such issues as the water wars and the ACT and ACF water compact proposals between Georgia and Alabama.

DAVID ROUSE (334-844-4786; drouse@auburn.edu) Department Head and Alumni Professor, Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures. Has expertise in growing and harvesting shellfish such as shrimp, oysters, and crayfish and in fisheries and aquaculture, restoration of fisheries habitats, conservation of fish resources, and best management practices for fisheries and aqualculture sectors.

RICHARD K. WALLACE (251-438-5690; rwallace@auburn.edu) Professor and Extension Marine Specialist, Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures. Has expertise in improving the culture of shellfish, especially oysters, in Alabama and can address issues related to fisheries and aquaculture, and best management practices for shellfish and other salt water fish species.


AGRICULTURE
- FORESTRY
BECKY BARLOW (334-844-1019); becky.barlow@auburn.edu) Associate Professor and Extension Forestry Specialist, Forestry and Wildlife Sciences. Has expertise in small-scale private forest management, agroforestry, and southern pine forest systems.

DEAN H. GJERSTAD (334-844-1020; gjerstad@auburn.edu) Professor and Director, Forestry and Wildlife Science, and Co-director of The Longleaf Alliance. Has expertise in the management and recovery of longleaf pine forests and ecosystems. The Longleaf Alliance is a regional program with more than 750 members promoting the economic and ecological attributes of longleaf pine. Prior to European settlement, longleaf forests covered an estimated 90 million acres in the South; however, due to urbanization and conversion to agriculture and other forest species less than three million acres of longleaf remains. Research includes applied silviculture and ecological investigations of longleaf pine forests.

STEVEN E. TAYLOR (334-844-3534; staylor@eng.auburn.edu) Professor, Biosystems Engineering. Has expertise in forest engineering and structural wood engineering and can talk about a wide range of forest environmental and silvicultural issues.


AGRICULTURE
- HORTICULTURE
GARY KEEVER (334-844-3037; gkeever@auburn.edu) Professor, Horticulture. Has expertise in better ways to grow ornamental greenhouse crops through manipulation of flowering, chilling, and using growth regulators on herbaceous landscape plants. He also can address issues of improved ornamental crop production systems.

JOE KEMBLE (334-844-3050; jkemble@auburn.edu) Associate Professor and Extension Vegetable Specialist, Horticulture. Has expertise in a wide range of vegetable crop issues for both home and commercial growers. He specifically works on improving yield and quality of vegetable crops in Alabama, the development of alternative specialty crops in the state and region, and soil conservation and sustainable practices for vegetable producers.

J. RAYMOND KESSLER, JR. (334-844-3055; rkessler@auburn.edu) Associate Professor and Floriculture Extension Specialist, Horticulture. Has expertise in greenhouse management and production of herbaceous plant materials and growing flowering ornamentals.

JEFF SIBLEY (334-844-3132; jsibley@auburn.edu) Alumni Professor, Horticulture. Has expertise in shade trees and other ornamental woody plants, particularly on how environmental influences affect landscape trees, urban issues related to the environment, water quality, waste management, soil conservation, and best management practices related to ornamental horticulture.

KEN TILT (334-844-5484; ktilt@auburn.edu) Professor and Extension Specialist, Horticulture. Has expertise in nursery and Christmas tree production systems and evaluation, distribution, and management of new plants for the horticulture industry.


AGRICULTURE
- LIVESTOCK
WERNER BERGEN (334-844-1504; bergewg@auburn.edu) Professor, Animal Sciences. Has expertise in regulation of swine and cattle genes to improve muscle-to-fat ratio. He also can discuss improved livestock production systems, genetic/biochemical modification of foods, and nutrient composition of foods and nutrition.

LEE I. CHIBA (334-844-1560; lchiba@auburn.edu) Associate Professor, Animal Sciences. Has expertise in nutritional systems for swine to increase reproductive efficiency, improved animal systems, and he can address water quality and waste management issues.

KEITH CUMMINS (334-844-1510; kcummins@auburn.edu) Professor, Animal Sciences. Has expertise in the nutritional needs and balances for dairy cattle, reducing the amount of ammonia released into the air from livestock operations, improved livestock production systems, nutritional needs of search and rescue dogs, and the effects of scent on animal behavior.

DARYL L. KUHLERS (334-844-1500; dkuhlers@auburn.edu) Professor, Animal Sciences. Has expertise in genetic improvement of livestock, sustainable livestock production systems, meat quality, agriculture, genetics, livestock, and statistics.

MARY S. MILLER-GOODMAN (334-844-3936; goodmms@auburn.edu) Associate Professor, Agronomy and Soils. Has expertise in sustainable management strategies for livestock producers and biodiversity and productivity of grazed landscapes. She also can address issues related to livestock's impact on water quality, Alabama forage management, restoration and best management practices for cattle and livestock producers and small and family farms.

D.R. MULVANEY (334-844-1514; mulvadr@auburn.edu) Associate Professor, Animal Sciences. Has expertise in molecular studies of livestock muscling as it relates to meat production and can address such issues as ways to improve meat yield and quality, value-added foods, improved poultry and livestock production systems, and genetic and biochemical modification of foods. He also works closely with agricultural leadership programs and can address the issue of recruitment and education for the food and agricultural sectors.


AGRICULTURE
- PLANT PATHOLOGY
ARTHUR G. APPEL (334-844-2562; aappel@auburn.edu) Alumni Professor and Chair, Entomology and Plant Pathology. Has expertise in urban entomology and insect physiology, including the biology and control of ants, cockroaches, termites, and other anthropods in and around homes and structures; bait and spray formulations for pest control; natural insecticides; relationships for insect populations to environmental stress such as hot/cold and wet/dry weather. Also studies energetics and respiration patterns of insects, some aspects of insect flight; and water and ion balance issues in insects.

ED CUPP (334-844-5010; ecupp@auburn.edu) Professor, Entomology and Plant Pathology. Has expertise in diseases spread by biting flies, world health issues, use of insects in health issues, improved li vestock production systems, and integrated pest management.

XING PING HU (334-844-6392; xhu@auburn.edu) Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Entomology and Plant Pathology. Has expertise in urban insect pest management, particularly the control of termites. Her work focuses on how to use insect behaviors as a way to control home and garden pests, including the Formosan termite. She also can discuss issues related to integrated pest management, food safety and risk analysis, the relationship between urban issues and the environment, and best management practices for insect control.

JOSEPH W. KLOEPPER (334-844-1950; jkloeppe@auburn.edu) Professor, Entomology and Plant Pathology. Has expertise in integrated pest management; restoration and best management practices for crop production; and soil conservation, quality, and bio-indicators.

WILLIAM J. MOAR (334-844-2560; moarwil@auburn.edu) Professor, Entomology and Plant Pathology. Has expertise in the development, evaluation and safety of using diseases and other pathogens for controlling insect pests. He also can address issues of integrated pest management in agronomic crops.

M.S. REDDY (334-844-1971; mreddy@auburn.edu) Associate Research Professor, Entomology and Plant Pathology. Has expertise in improving crop production systems, integrated pest management, internation al collaboration, food safety in fruits and vegetables, nutritional composition of foods, nutrition education, soil conservation, economic viability and sustainable communities, and small family farms.

EDWARD J. SIKORA (334-844-5502; esikora@auburn.edu), Extension Plant Pathologist, Professor, Entomology and Plant Pathology. Co-State Coordinator of the Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SARE). Coordinator of the Alabama Asian Soybean Rust Project. Has expertise in disease identification and management in tree fruit, small fruit, vegetables, soybeans and pecans.

JAMES R. WEEKS (334-693-3800; jweeks@auburn.edu) Associate Professor and Extension Entomologist, Entomology and Plant Pathology. Has expertise in management of arthropod pests on peanuts, integrated pest management, and general insect pest issues in the Wiregrass area.


AGRICULTURE
- POULTRY
JOSPEH J. GIAMBRONE (334-844-2642; giambjj@auburn.edu) Professor, Poultry Science. Has expertise in immunization of poultry against major diseases, such as infectious bursal disease virus, and has patented ways to better immunize and protect poultry from disease, including the development of novel ways to test for disease and deliver immunizations. He also can address the broader area of improving poultry production systems.

EDWIN T. MORAN, JR. (334-844-2617; emoran@auburn.edu) Professor, Poultry Science. Has expertise in the poultry food system, a farm-to-table model, value-added foods, improved poultry production systems, and food safety in animal products.

ROBERT NORTON (334-844-2604; rnorton@auburn.edu) Professor, Poultry Science. The 2004 winner of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director’s Award for Community Leadership, Norton is a leading expert on terrorism threats to our nation's agriculture. His Web site, Ag-Security.com, uses existing, new and developing technology to detect, identify and respond to both natural disease outbreaks and agriculture-based bioterrorist attacks.


AGRICULTURE - WATER
LATIF KALIN    (334-844-4671; kalinla@auburn.edu )  Expertise in urbanization impact on water sources and quality, flooding, drought, and forest hydrology.

GRAEME LOCKABY (334-844-1054; lockabg@auburn.edu) Associate Dean of Research and Clinton – McClure Professor , School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences. Expert on wetlands, water quality, and urbanization impacts. 

KYUNG H. YOO (334-844-3532; khyoo@eng.auburn.edu) Professor, Biosystems Engineering. Has expertise in soil and water conservation, erosion control, water harvesting, hydrology, and programs to help developing countries.


AIDS/HIV
EMILY MYERS (844-2830, myersew@auburn.edu). Director of Social Work, Associate Professor. Can discuss social implications of AIDS/HIV.


ALABAMA (RURAL)
CONNER BAILEY (334-844-5632; cbailey@ag.auburn.edu) Alumni Professor, Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology. Has expertise in citizen involvement in natural resource management, economics and s ocial well-being of all families and farmers, and economic viability and sustainable communities.

J. THOMAS CHESNUTT (334-844-3517; jchesnut@auburn.edu), Assistant Professor and Extension Tourism Specialist, Alabama Cooperative Extension System. Has expertise and experience in community strategic planning, economic development through retiree attraction, tourism assessment and development for rural areas, agri-tourism development.

JOE SUMNERS (334-844-4704; sumneja@auburn.edu), Director of Auburn University's Economic and Community Development Institute. Has written two publications regarding the problems faced by Alabama's rural communities. Has aided many communities and towns in Alabama and elsewhere with drafting strategic plans and has researched how civic involvement affects economic development.


ALABAMA CONSTITUTION
JOE SUMNERS (334-844-4704; sumneja@auburn.edu), Director of Auburn University's Economic and Community Development Institute. Has spoken around the state on the need for reforming the Alabama Constitution including the need for home rule at the local government level.


ALABAMA STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
JOE SUMNERS (334-844-4704; sumneja@auburn.edu), Director of Auburn University's Economic Development Institute. Has extensive knowledge of government at the local and state level.

DON-TERRY VEAL (334-844-4781; vealdon@auburn.edu ), Director, Center for Governmental Services. Authority on public finance; can speak to issues of budgets, taxation and other governmental financial issues; leads Auburn's center that provides training and assistance to state, county and local governments.


ALCOHOLISM
MONA EL-SHEIKH (334-844-3294/334-821-7450; melsheikh@auburn.edu) Professor. Can speak on developmental psychopathology, with a focus on associations among family conflict, parental alcoholism, and ch ildren's adjustment, physical health, and cognitive functioning; role of emotional and physiological regulation (e.g., vagal tone and sleep patterns) as pathways and moderators of outcomes in children.

ALTERNATIVE ENERGY
DAVID BRANSBY (334-844-3935; bransdi@auburn.edu) Professor, Agronomy and Soils, College of Agriculture. Researches the potential of switchgrass as a bioenergy crop to produce ethanol.

JEFF FERGUS (334-844-3405, ferguje@auburn.edu) Professor in materials engineering, Materials for energy conversion and storage: interconnect/electrode/electrolyte materials for solid oxide fuel cells and lithium ion batteries; Chemical compatibility and stability of materials: High temperature oxidation of metals and alloys; Chemical sensors: Electrochemical gas sensors.

LARRY FILLMER (334-844-6140; fillmjl@auburn.edu) Director, AU Natural Resources Management & Development Institute, which includes the AU Bioenergy and Bioproducts Center and the AU Water Resources Ce nter. Fillmer has more than 35 years experience in organizational management.

MARIO EDEN, JOE T. AND BILLIE CAROLE MCMILLAN (334-844-2064, edenmar@auburn.edu) Professor and department chair in chemical engineering, Process systems engineering; computer aided process engineering; process integration and optimization; process and product design; sustainable and environmentally benign technologies; optimization of intergrated biorefineries; logistical fuel processing systems.

STEVE TAYLOR (334-844-3534, taylost@auburn.edu) Professor in biosystems engineering and director of Auburn's Center for Bioenery and Bioproducts, Bioenergy and Bioproducts - including feedstock production supply chain; bioenery conversion methods; and fuel/product testing; Structural Wood Engineering - including glued-laminated timbers; modeling material properties; Monte-Carlo simulation of structural performance; timber bridges; Forest Engineering - including water quality impacts from forest roads and stream crossings; alternate stream crossing structures; precision forestry; thrown object testing and rollover behavior of excavator based machines; tillage and site preparation;portable bridge systems; Geospatial Technologies (GPS and GIS)- including mapping; site-specific forest and agricultural operations.

RALPH ZEE (334-844-2301; zeeralp@auburn.edu) Acting Associate Provost and Vice President for Research; Associate Dean for Research, College of Engineering. Expert in materials science, mechanical engineer ing and high temperature materials for space power generation.


ALUMNI AFFAIRS
DEBBIE SHAW (334-844-1134; shawdeb@auburn.edu), Interim VP, Alumni Affairs.


ANIMAL AND DAIRY SCIENCES
WERNER BERGEN (334-844-1504; bergewg@auburn.edu) Professor, Animal Sciences. Has expertise in regulation of swine and cattle genes to improve muscle-to-fat ratio. He also can discuss improved livestock production systems, genetic/biochemical modification of foods, and nutrient composition of foods and nutrition.

LEE I. CHIBA (334-844-1560; lchiba@auburn.edu) Associate Professor, Animal Sciences. Has expertise in nutritional systems for swine to increase reproductive efficiency, improved animal systems, and he can address water quality and waste management issues.

KEITH CUMMINS (334-844-1510; kcummins@auburn.edu) Professor, Animal Sciences. Has expertise in the nutritional needs and balances for dairy cattle, reducing the amount of ammonia released into the air from livestock operations, improved livestock production systems, nutritional needs of search and rescue dogs, and the effects of scent on animal behavior.

ED CUPP (334-844-5010; ecupp@auburn.edu) Professor, Entomology and Plant Pathology. Has expertise in diseases spread by biting flies, world health issues, use of insects in health issues, improved li vestock production systems, and integrated pest management.

DARYL L. KUHLERS (334-844-1500; dkuhlers@auburn.edu) Professor, Animal Sciences. Has expertise in genetic improvement of livestock, sustainable livestock production systems, meat quality, agriculture, genetics, livestock, and statistics.

D.R. MULVANEY (334-844-1514; mulvadr@auburn.edu) Associate Professor, Animal Sciences. Has expertise in molecular studies of livestock muscling as it relates to meat production and can address such issues as ways to improve meat yield and quality, value-added foods, improved poultry and livestock production systems, and genetic and biochemical modification of foods. He also works closely with agricultural leadership programs and can address the issue of recruitment and education for the food and agricultural sectors.

RUSSELL B. MUNTIFERING (334-844-1533; rmuntife@auburn.edu) Professor, Animal Sciences. Has expertise in the impact of carbon dioxide (ground level ozone) pollution on crops and can address issues related to improving crop and animal production systems and how urban issues affect the environment and agriculture.

W. F. "FRANK" OWSLEY (334-844-1505; fowsley@auburn.edu) Extension Animal Scientist and Associate Professor, Animal Sciences. Has expertise in animal nutrition, animal welfare and behavior, manure management, nutrient management, animal production systems, small-scale animal production and swine management. Coordinator of Alabama's meat animal quality assurance programs (beef, pork, lamb, meat goat). Certified for on-farm odor and environmental assessments and a trainer/assessor for the Swine Welfare Assurance Program.

JAMES WALTER PREVATT (334-844-5608; prevajw@auburn.edu) Professor and Extension Economist, Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology. Has expertise in livestock economics, beef and forage grazing systems, and risk management.


ARCHITECTURE
ALAN COOK (334-844-5433; cookala@auburn.edu) Associate Professor, Architecture. Coordinator of the CADC student involvement in the Solar House build and design with the College of Engineering.

J. SCOTT FINN (334-844-5448; finnjs1@auburn.edu), Associate Professor, Architecture; Urbanism, TND (Traditional Neighborhood Design), Campus Planning, American Domestic Architecture, Preservation, History.

ANDREW FREEAR (334-844-4516; freeaan@auburn.edu) Associate Professor, Architecture, Co-Director of the Rural Studio.

MAGDALENA GARMAZ (334-844-5427; garmama@auburn.edu), Associate Professor, Architecture, Textiles in architecture, Croatian architecture

DAVID HINSON (334-844-4516; david.hinson@auburn.edu), Associate Professor and Head, School of Architecture; Affordable Housing, Sustainable Design & Energy Conservation, Design Education, Evolving Models of Design Practice.

CHARLENE M. LEBLEU (334-844-0192; leblecm@auburn.edu), Assistant Professor, Landscape Architecture; Urban Design, Water Quality, Landscape Architecture, Bioretention, Low Impact Development, Public Access, Coastal Design, Resiliency, Hurricane and Natural Disasters, Ecotourism, Community Planning.

CHERYL MORGAN (205-323-3592; morgace@auburn.edu), Professor, Architecture. Director of the Birmingham Center for Architecture and Urban Studies.

BEHZAD NAKHJAVAN (334-844-5441; nakhjbb@auburn.edu), Professor and Chair, Architecture; Housing, Commercial, and Interior Design.

JOHN J. PITTARI, JR. (334-844-5424; pittajj@auburn.edu), Associate Professor and Chair, Community Planning Program, School of Architecture; Community Design and Planning and Landscape Architecture.

REBECCA RETZLAFF (334-844-5429; rcr0001@auburn.edu), Assistant Professor, Architecture; Urban Planning, Development Regulation, Environmental Planning. Can address local and regional land use and environmental regulation and policy issues.

D.K. RUTH (334-844-4503; ruthden@auburn.edu), Alumni Professor, Architecture, Outreach through architecture, Co-founder of the Rural Studio

SHERI SCHUMACHER (334-844-5440; schumsl@auburn.edu), Associate Professor, Architecture, Architecture in Cuba, interior spaces

JOCELYN ZANZOT (334-844-5438; jocelyn@auburn.edu), Assistant Professor, Landscape Architecture Program, School of Architecture. Sustainable Landscape Design and Planning, Integrating Healthy Living Systems, Renewable Energy Solutions, Green Architecture, Urban Agriculture, Local Artistry, towards the cultivation of natural capital and community delight.


ART


ATHLETICS
GREGORY KOWALSKI (334-844-5049, kowalgs@auburn.edu). Professor, College of Liberal Arts. Teaches a course on the Sociology of sports.


AUDIOLOGY
LARRY MOLT (334-844-9613, moltlaw@auburn.edu), Chair, Communication Disorders. Areas of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology.


AUTISM



AVIAN FLU

JOSPEH J. GIAMBRONE (334-844-2642; giambjj@auburn.edu) Professor, Poultry Science. Has expertise in immunization of poultry against major diseases, such as infectious bursal disease virus, and has patented wa ys to better immunize and protect poultry from disease, including the development of novel ways to test for disease and deliver immunizations. He also can address the broader area of improving poultry production systems.

FRED HOERR (334-844-4987; hoerrfj@auburn.edu) Professor, Pathobiology. The director of the Alabama Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories and a professor of pathobiology in the College of Veterinary Medicine.

KEN NUSBAUM (334-844-2693; nusbake@auburn.edu) Associate Professor, Pathobiology. Associate professor of microbiology in the College of Veterinary Medicine.

HAROLDO TORO (334-844-2662; torohar@auburn.edu) Professor, Pathobiology. Professor of avian diseases in the College of Veterinary Medicine. He is working on a new vaccine that could be used to inoculate b ird populations.


BANKING

JAMES BARTH (334-844-5343; barthjr@auburn.edu) Professor and Lowder Eminent Scholar, Finance. One of the nation's top experts on financial institutions; former chief economist for federal Office of Thrift Supervision, the government agency that oversees the savings and loan industry; well-versed on S&L and banking problems; widely quoted by national media and frequently testifies before Congress.

JOHN S. JAHERA, JR. (334-844-5344; jjahera@business.auburn.edu),Colonial Bank Professor and Head, Department of Finance. Can speak on banking and corporate finance issues as well as a broad range of business and business education topics.


BIOLOGICAL DETECTION
BRYAN CHIN (334-844-3322, chinbry@auburn.edu) Professor in materials engineering, Welding and Joining; Adaptive Materials; Theoretically and experimentally constructed demonstration devices for adaptive systems; Sensor Development; Director of the Auburn University Detection and Food Safety Center; Time Dependent Deformation; Mechanical Lifetime Prediction; Environmental Degradation of Materials.

JOSEPH W. KLOEPPER (334-844-1950; jkloeppe@auburn.edu) Professor, Entomology and Plant Pathology. Has expertise in integrated pest management; restoration and best management practices for crop production; and soil conservation, quality, and bio indicators.


BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
JONATHAN ARMBRUSTER (334-844-9261: armbrjw@auburn.edu), Associate Professor in Biological Sciences, is an ichthyologist with expertise in the identification and classification of fish.

JAMES BARBAREE (334-844-7511: jbarbare@auburn.edu), Chair and Professor of Biological Sciences, is a Microbiologist formerly with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Ga. His experience and expertise encompasses epidemic investigations, clinical microbiology, sensors for the detection of bacteria, and biological warfare microbes.

TROY BEST (334-844-9260: besttro@auburn.edu), Professor in Biological Sciences, is a zoologist with extensive experience with bats and other mammals.

BOB BOYD (334-844-1626: rboyd@auburn.edu), Professor in Biological Sciences, is a plant ecologist with a special interest in plants that hyperaccumulate metals.

STEVE DOBSON (334-844-1699: fdobson@auburn.edu), Professor in Biological Sciences, is an ecologist.

GEORGE FOLKERTS (334-844-9251: folkegw@auburn.edu), Professor in Biological Sciences, is a botanist with extensive expertise in the recognition and identification of local and regional plants, especially associated with wetlands.

CRAIG GUYER (334-844-9232: cguyer@auburn.edu), Professor in Biological Sciences, is a herpetologist with extensive experience with reptiles.

KEN HALANYCH (334-844-3222: ken@auburn.edu), Alumni Professor in Biological Sciences, is a marine biologist formerly with Woods Hole Institute.

RAYMOND HENRY (334-844-9264: henryrp@auburn.edu), Assistant Chair and Professor in Biological Sciences, is a physiologist and marine biologist.

GEOFF HILL (334-844-9269: ghill@auburn.edu), Professor in Biological Sciences, is a renowned ornithologist.

ROBERT LOCY (334-844-1623: locyrob@auburn.edu), Professor in Biological Sciences, is a plant physiologist.

MARY MENDONCA (334-844-9246: mendomt@auburn.edu), Associate Professor in Biological Sciences, is a zoologist with extensive experience with bats.

SHARON ROBERTS (334-844-1634: robersr@auburn.edu), Associate Professor in Biological Sciences, is a virologist and immunologist.

CHRISTINE SUNDERMANN (334-844-3929: sundeca@auburn.edu), Professor in Biological Sciences, is a parasitologist.

JACK FEMINELLA (334-844-3906: feminjw@auburn.edu), Associate Professor in Biological Sciences, is an ecologist with a special interest in invertebrates living in streams.

MARIE WOOTEN (334-844-9226: mwwooten@auburn.edu), Professor and Associate Dean for Research in the College of Sciences and Mathematics, specializes in cellular and molecular biology, signal transduction and neurobiology.

MICHAEL WOOTEN (334-844-4826: mwooten@auburn.edu), Professor in Biological Sciences, is a geneticist with expertise in bioinformatics.


BIOMATERIALS
MARIA AUAD (334-844-5459, auad@auburn.edu) Associate professor in polymer and fiber engineering, Polymer materials science, polymer nanocomposites, flow behavior of polymers, rheology, control of microstructure and nanostructure in materials, polymers for structural and biomedical applications, shape memory polymers.

MARK BYRNE (334-844-2862; byrneme@eng.auburn.edu), assistant professor, Chemical Engineering. Co-director of NSF REU Program in Micro/Nano-Structured Materials, Therapeutics and Devices. Directs the Biometic & Biohybrid Materials, Biomedical Devices and Drug Delivery Laboratories. Research areas are drug delivery, biomaterials, polymer science and engineering, biomedical devices and biomedical engineering.

GISELA-BUSCHLE-DILLER (334-844-5468, buschgi@auburn.edu) Professor and graduate program officer in polymer and fiber engineering,Biopolymers for medical applications, natural fibers and polymers from renewable resources, application of engineered enzyme systems, hydrogels, electrospinning, coloration, surface modifications.

BIOSYSTEMS ENGINEERING
OLADIRAN FASINA (334-844-3574; fasina@eng.auburn.edu) Assistant Professor, Biosystems Engineering. Will speak about compaction of biological materials, value added processing, postharvest technology,and food processing unit operations. Areas of expertise are Bioprocess Engineering and Food Engineering.

STEVEN E. TAYLOR (334-844-3534;staylor@eng.auburn.edu) Head and Director, Biosystems Engineering. Will speak on wood engineering, forest engineering, GPS, structures, geospatial. Areas of expertise are Structural Wood Engineering, Forest Engineering, and Geospatial Technologies.


BIOTERRORISM
EDWARD MORRISON (334-844-4427; morriee@auburn.edu), Head, Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology. Neurobiology of chemosensory systems, development and plasticity of olfactory neurons, disease transmission in the channel catfish.

ROBERT NORTON (334-844-2604; rnorton@auburn.edu) Professor, Poultry Science. The 2004 winner of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director’s Award for Community Leadership, Norton is a leading expert on terrorism threats to our nation's agriculture. His Web site, Ag-Security.com, uses existing, new and developing technology to detect, identify and respond to both natural disease outbreaks and agriculture-based bioterrorist attacks.

KENNETH NUSBAUM (334-844-2693; nusbake@auburn.edu), Associate Professor, Pathobiology. Infectious and zoonotic diseases, DNA vaccination of fish, pathogenesis of disease in fish, veterinary public health.

DAVID STRINGFELLOW (334-844-2667; strinda@auburn.edu) Professor, Pathobiology. In vitro fertilization in cattle; embryo transfer; biohazard training.

VITALY VODYANOY (334-844-5405; vodyavi@auburn.edu), Professor, Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology. Sensory physiology, biophysics of odor detection, receptors, reconstitution of membrane associated macro-molecules, microscope development.

PAUL WAGGONER, (334-844-4541; waggolp@auburn.edu), Director, Canine and Detection Research Institute. Use of canines for detection of hazardous materials.

JAMES WENZEL (334-844-4490; wenzejg@auburn.edu), Associate Professor, Clinical Sciences. Theriogenology, epidemiology; animal reproduction and production systems, clinical epidemiology, biosecurity, biohazard training.

JIM WRIGHT (334-844-2670; wrighj3@auburn.edu), Associate Professor, Pathobiology. Epidemiology of infectious diseases, transmission of vector-borne diseases, prevention and control of zoonoses, West Nile virus.

BIRDS
JAMIE BELLAH (334-844-4690; bellajr@auburn.edu) Professor, Clinical Sciences. Director, Southeastern Raptor Center. General soft tissue surgery, reconstructive surgery.

ROY CROWE (334-844-6943; crowerc@auburn.edu) Educational Specialist, Southeastern Raptor Center. Raptor programs with hawks, falcons, eagles, etc. Trains AU's eagles.

FRED HOERR (334-844-4987; hoerrfj@auburn.edu), Director, State of Alabama Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories; Professor, Pathobiology. Diseases of poultry and other avian species.

MARIANNE MURPHY (334-844-6943; murphmr@auburn.edu) Educational Specialist, Southeastern Raptor Center. Raptor programs with hawks, falcons, eagles, etc. Trains AU's eagles.

JIM WRIGHT (334-844-2670; wrighj3@auburn.edu), Associate Professor, Pathobiology. Epidemiology of infectious diseases, transmission of vector-borne diseases, prevention and control of zoonoses, West Nile virus.


BOTANY
Bob BOYD (334-844-1626; rboyd@auburn.edu) Professor, Biological Sciences. Has expertise in ecological relationships of insects and plants that are used for bioremediation, especially plants that can accumulate metals (hyperaccumulating plants) and be used to clean toxic chemicals from the soil and environment. He also can discuss urban issues and the environment.

ROLAND DUTE (334-844-1646; rdute@auburn.edu) Professor, Biological Sciences. Has expertise in fungal diseases of ornamental plants and how these relate or are transmitted through insects. He is specifically working on fungal growth and host response relative to the Asian ambrosia beetle. He also is knowledgeable about integrated pest management in ornamental crops.


BUILDING SCIENCE

SALMAN AZHAR (334-844-5383; salman@auburn.edu), Assistant Professor, Building Science; Virtual Design and Construction, Risk Management, Concrete Technology.

MICHAEL HEIN (334-844-5380; heinmic@auburn.edu), Professor, Building Science; Structures, Information Technology, Building Information Modeling (BIM), Trench Safety, Concrete Design and Construction, Pervious Concrete. Website: https://fp.auburn.edu/heinmic/.

LINDA RUTH (334-844-5375; ruthlin@auburn.edu), Assistant Professor, Building Science, school design, playgrounds

ANOOP SATTINENI (334-844-5385; sattian@auburn.edu), Associate Professor, Building Science; Technology in Construction, Building Information Modeling.

MARK C. TATUM (334-844-5426; mtatum@auburn.edu), Assistant Professor, Building Science; Consulting Engineering and Building System Design specializing in Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Protection, and Emergency Power Systems.

PETER WEISS (334-844-5382; weisspm@auburn.edu), Associate Professor, Building Science, has designed and is building a university in China


BULLETPROOF MATERIALS
HOWARD THOMAS (334-844-5461;thomahl@auburn.edu) Associate Professor, Textile Engineering. Expert on bulletproof materials. Developed a non-woven fabric designed for bulletproof vests and other barriers, including those designed to protect commercial airline cockpits.

BUSINESS - ACCOUNTING
C. WAYNE ALDERMAN (334-844-6406; aldercw@auburn.edu), Dean of Enrollment Management. Can speak on auditing, financial accounting, accounting information systems as well as broad range business and business education topics, including strategic planning.

KIM G. KEY (334-844-6346; keykimb@auburn.edu), Sellers, Richardson, Watson, Haley and Logan Fellowship, School of Accountancy. Can speak on tax matters.

THOMAS E. MARSHALL (334-844-6509; marshall@business.auburn.edu), Associate Professor, Department of Management. Certified Public Accountant specializing in enterprise information systems, Oracle database and internet information technologies.

JENNIFER M. MUELLER (334-844-6219; jmueller@business.auburn.edu) Associate Professor, School of Accountancy. Will speak on auditing, accounting information systems, and corporate governance issues.

SARAH D. STANWICK (334-844-6205; stanwsd@auburn.edu), Associate Professor, School of Accountancy. Can speak on cost accounting, financial accounting, and public interest accounting issues, including environmental, ethics, corporate governance, and other social accounting issues.


BUSINESS - AVIATION
JOE B. HANNA (334-844-2468; jhanna@business.auburn.edu), Professor, Department of Aviation Management and Logistics. Can speak on logistics, supply chain, and purchasing issues as well as freight and passenger transportation policy and use issues.


BUSINESS
- ECONOMICS

ROBERT B. EKELUND, JR. (334-844-2929; ekelurb@auburn.edu), Jule Collins Smith Museum. Can speak on economic regulation, including telecommunications, radio, TV, and cable regulation. Also can speak on the economics of the arts and culture.

ROGER GARRISON (334-844-2920; garriro@auburn.edu), Professor, Economics. Fields of specialization: Macroeconomics, Monetary Theory and Policy, Federal debt and deficits.

DANIEL M. GROPPER (334-844-4060; dgropper@business.auburn.edu), Associate Dean, MBA Programs. Can speak on the national economy and financial markets as well as broad range business and business education topics, including compensation issues.

DAVID KASERMAN (334-844-2905; kaserman@business.auburn.edu), Torchmark Professor, Department of Economics. Expert on utility regulation, especially telecommunications industry; has testified before numerous state utility regulatory agencies; also an expert in antitrust economics and the economics of organ procurement policy.

JAMES LONG (334-844-2911; jlong@business.auburn.edu), Professor, Department of Economics. Has conducted academic and professional research in the areas of labor economics, taxation, and the economics of discrimination.


BUSINESS
- EDUCATION

DANIEL M. GROPPER (334-844-4060; dgropper@business.auburn.edu), Associate Dean, MBA Programs. Can speak on the national economy and financial markets as well as broad range business and business education topics, including compensation issues.

AMITAVA MITRA (334-844-4030; mitra@business.auburn.edu), Associate Dean and Professor, Management. Certified by American Production and Inventory Control Society; widely published specialist in quality assurance; expertise in continuous quality improvement, total quality management (TQM), statistical process control and experimental design, and Six Sigma Black Belt/Green Belt training.


BUSINESS
- ETHICS

SARAH STANWICK (334-844-6205; sstanwick@business.auburn.edu), Associate professor, School of Accountancy. Teaches course on "Ethical Dilemmas in Business"; some of her subjects have included Enron; Firestone/Bridgestone; Waste Management Corp.' Global Crossing Corp.; Sunbeam Corp.; Tyco Corp.

WILLIAM I. SAUSER, Jr. (334-844-2352; sauser@business.auburn.edu), Associate Dean, Business and Engineering Outreach, and Professor of Management. Can speak on human relations in the workplace, continuing education and professional development, business ethics, organizational change and development, and a variety of practical issues in business management.


BUSINESS
- FINANCE
JAMES R. BARTH (334-844-5343; jbarth@business.auburn.edu), Lowder Eminent Scholar, Department of Finance. Can speak on bank regulation, performance, and governance issues, both domestically and internationally, as well as government budgetary issues, including debt and deficit effects.

L. LEE COLQUITT (334-844-3010; colquitt@business.auburn.edu), Professor of Risk and Insurance, Department of Finance. Can speak on general insurance issues.

JOHN S. JAHERA, JR. (334-844-5344; jjahera@business.auburn.edu), Department Head and Colonial Bank Professor, Department of Finance. Can speak on banking and corporate finance issues as well as a broad range of business and business education topics.

BEVERLY B. MARSHALL (334-844-3011; bmarshall@business.auburn.edu), Associate Professor, Department of Finance. Can speak on international finance, initial public offerings, dividends, and corporate governance.


BUSINESS
- MANAGEMENT

PAUL M. BOBROWSKI (334-844-4832; bobropm@auburn.edu), Dean and Wachovia Professor, College of Business. Can speak on supply chain management and quality management.

WILLIAM R. BOULTON (334-844-6529; boulton@business.auburn.edu), C.G. Mills Professor of Strategic Management, Department of Management. Can speak on wide range of topics relating to strategic planning, such as strategic analysis, business strategy, as well as global competition topics relating to Asia and China. Also conducts advanced competitive simulations for managers.

HENRY BURDG (334-844-3888; hburdg@business.auburn.edu), Director, Auburn Technical Assistance Center. Expert on business management, manufacturing, lean manufacturing.

HOUSTON H. CARR (334-844-6522; houston@business.auburn.edu), Professor, Department of Management. Author of two books on management concepts - The Management of Telecommunications and The Management of End User Computing, plus a pending book on data communications. Had 21 years experience in industry prior to coming to academe developing computer-based systems to support management.

KERMIT R. DAVIS (334-844-6510;davis@business.auburn.edu), Associate Professor of Human Resource Management, Department of Management. Areas of expertise include employee pay plans, employee selection, performance appraisal, organizational and employee surveys, and analysis of training needs.

JACKIE ALEXANDER DI POFI (334-844-4220; jdipofi@business.auburn.edu), Director, Small Business Development Center. Can speak on entrepreneurship, small business planning, family business, marketing, organizational change, strategic planning, as well as a broad range of topics related to business management.

F. NELSON FORD (334-844-6503; ford@business.auburn.edu), Associate Professor and Coordinator of MIS Programs, Department of Management. Can speak on "How to Make Better Grades and Have More Fun" and on a variety of topics related to information systems and management in organizations.

STANLEY HARRIS (334-844-6519; harris@business.auburn.edu), Celita Everett Professor of Management and Director, Physicians Executive MBA Program. Can speak on a variety of organizational behavior subjects including change management, culture, emotions and cognition. He can also speak on issues related to physicians seeking business degrees.

DAVID J. KETCHEN JR. (334-844-0454; ketchda@auburn.edu), Lowder Eminent Scholar and Professor of Management, Executive Director, Lowder Center for Family Business and Entrepreneurship. Can speak on new venture creation, managing growth, and franchising.

AMITAVA MITRA (334-844-4030; mitra@business.auburn.edu), Associate Dean and Professor, Management. Certified by American Production and Inventory Control Society; widely published specialist in quality assurance; expertise in continuous quality improvement, total quality management (TQM), statistical process control and experimental design, and Six Sigma Black Belt/Green Belt training.

SHARON OSWALD (334-844-6508/334-887-7273; oswald@business.auburn.edu), Department Head and Privett Professor, Department of Management. She can speak on domestic and global strategic management, project management, and some hospital and international health-care related issues.

REX RAINER (334-844-4071; rainer@business.auburn.edu), Privett Professor, Department of Management. Research interests include human factors engineering, the human-computer interface, and current technology in information systems.

CHETAN S. SANKAR (334-844-6504; sankar@business.auburn.edu), Tech Management Professor, Department of Management. Can speak on telecommunications, engineering education, project management, and use of information technologies in education.

WILLIAM I. SAUSER, Jr. (334-844-2352; sauser@business.auburn.edu), Associate Dean, Business and Engineering Outreach, and Professor of Management. Can speak on human relations in the workplace, continuing education and professional development, business ethics, organizational change and development, and a variety of practical issues in business management.

PETER A. STANWICK (334-844-6517; pstanwik@business.auburn.edu), Associate Professor, Department of Management. Can speak on strategic management; ethics in management; corporate governance; environmental issues; social responsibility issues; organizational change.

CHARLOTTE D. SUTTON (334-844-6507; csutton@business.auburn.edu), Associate Professor, Department of Management. Can speak on downsizing, workplace violence, employee values, workplace ethics, stress and time management, motivation, and leadership (particularly values-based leadership and servant leadership).

PAUL M. SWAMIDASS (334-844-4333; swamidp@eng.auburn.edu), Professor of Operations Management and Associate Director of Thomas Walter Center for Technology Management. Expertise in strategic technology management, manufacturing process technology adoption, supply chain, curriculum development for cross-disciplinary programs in business/engineering, and executive MBA programs for engineers. Speaker on: Technology management, cross-disciplinary programs in business and engineering, India's economy, business and foreign investment.


BUSINESS
- MARKETING
AVERY M. ABERNETHY (334-844-2458; avery@business.auburn.edu), Professor, Department of Marketing. Can speak on advertising, pricing, selling, sales management, services marketing, general marketing, and marketing of controversial products such as gambling, cigarettes or alcohol.

DANIEL BUTLER (334-844-2464; dbutler@business.auburn.edu), Associate Professor, Department of Marketing, and Thomas Walter Center Professor of Technology Management. Experienced corporate speaker, from senior management to rank and file employees. Expertise in motivating employees, international marketi ng strategy, services and intangible marketing, measuring service quality/consumer satisfaction. Experienced corporate strategist. New product development, business / marketing planning and implementation, and product positioning.


CANCER
CURTIS BIRD (334-844-2707; birdric@auburn.edu) Professor, Pathobiology. Molecular biology and cancer genetics.

WILLIAM BRAWNER (334-844-5045; brawnwr@auburn.edu) Ware Distinguished Professor, Clinical Sciences. Cancer treatment, radiology, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging.

JOHN HATHCOCK (334-844-5045; hathcjt@auburn.edu), Radiology Section Chief, Clinical Sciences. Diagnostic radiology, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging.

RALPH HENDERSON (334-844-4690; hendera@auburn.edu) Lowder Distinguished Professor, Clinical Sciences. Animal cancer, surgical oncology, surgical instruction, general surgery, reconstruction.

MARY LYNN HIGGINBOTHAM (334-844-4690; higgiml@auburn.edu) Assistant Professor, Clinical Sciences. Oncology, tumor biology, melanoma, lymphoma, osteosarcoma.

DAVID J. RIESE (334-844-8358/334-844-8293/765-532-2863; driese@auburn.edu) George Fulton Gilliland & Olga Hooser Gilliland Franklin Professor, Pharmacal Sciences, and Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Programs. Biology and treatment of breast and prostate cancers.

ANNETTE SMITH (334-844-4690; smith30@auburn.edu) Associate Professor, Clinical Sciences. Internal medicine, oncology, hemangiosarcoma, thymoma, tumor angiogenesis, and intra-cavitary chemotherapy.

BRUCE SMITH (334-844-5951; smithbf@auburn.edu) Director, Molecular Medicine Program, Scott-Ritchey Research Center; Associate Professor of Pathobiology Molecular Genetics. Inherited diseases, muscular dystrophy, targeted delivery to muscle and tumors, gene therapy, and genetic vaccination/adjuvantation.

JIN WANG (334-844-2020, jzw0001@auburn.edu) Redd assistant professor in chemical engineering, Manufacturing process modeling microelectronic and pulp and paper processes; systems biology; metabolic network identification and early cancer detection.

ELIZABETH WHITLEY (334-844-2628; mcraeee@auburn.edu) Assistant Professor, Pathobiology. Comparative oncology, pathology of cancer (all species).

CATTLE
KENNY BROCK (334-844-2663; brockkv@auburn.edu) Professor, Pathobiology. Bovine viral diarrhea virus, infectious diseases of cattle; molecular virology; diagnostic microbiology.

ROBERT CARSON (334-844-4490; carsorl@auburn.edu), Professor, Clinical Sciences. Cattle reproduction, embryo transfer, in vitro fertilization.

SUE DURAN (334-844-6722; duransh@auburn.edu), Professor, Clinical Sciences. Large animal pharmacy, drug interactions, pharmacy law.

JULIE GARD (334-844-4490; waldrja@auburn.edu) Assistant Professor, Clinical Sciences. Dairy, food animal theriogenology.

DAN GIVENS, (334-844-4950; givenmd@auburn.edu) Associate Professor, Clinical Sciences and Pathobiology. Food animal theriogenology, embryo transfer in cattle.

HUI-CHU LIN (334-844-4490, linhuic@auburn.edu), Professor, Clinical Sciences. Anesthesiology.

HERRIS MAXWELL, (334-844-4490; maxwehs@auburn.edu) Associate Professor, Clinical Sciences. Food animal theriogenology, dairy.

DEBRA RUFFIN (334-844-4490; ruffidc@auburn.edu) Associate Professor, Clinical Sciences. Large animal internal medicine, infectious diseases in horses and cows, beef cattle vaccines, sheep, goats.

JOHN SAIDLA (334-844-6003; saidlje@auburn.edu), Hospital Director, Clinical Sciences. Clinical and administrative functions of Veterinary Teaching Hospitals.

JAMES SARTIN (334-844-5515; sartijl@auburn.edu) Professor, Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology. Growth hormones and genetics in cattle.

DAVID STRINGFELLOW (334-844-2667; strinda@auburn.edu) Professor, Pathobiology. In vitro fertilization in cattle; embryo transfer; biohazard training.

JAMES WENZEL (334-844-4490; wenzejg@auburn.edu), Associate Professor, Clinical Sciences. Theriogenology, epidemiology; animal reproduction and production systems, clinical epidemiology, biosecurity, biohazard training.

DWIGHT WOLFE (334-844-4490; wolfedf@auburn.edu) Professor, Clinical Sciences. Reproduction in cattle, urogenital surgery of farm animals, musculoskeletal disease and cattle injuries.


CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
MARK BYRNE (334-844-2862; byrneme@eng.auburn.edu), assistant professor, Chemical Engineering. Co-director of NSF REU Program in Micro/Nano-Structured Materials, Therapeutics and Devices. Directs the Biometic & Biohybrid Materials, Biomedical Devices and Drug Delivery Laboratories. Research areas are drug delivery, biomaterials, polymer science and engineering, biomedical devices and biomedical engineering.


RAM B. GUPTA (334-844-2013; Gupta@auburn.edu) Alumni Professor, Chemical Engineering. Areas of expertise: molecular thermodynamics, supercritical fluid technology, nanomaterials, bioseparation, polymers, waste treatment, drug design, development of environmentally benign chemical processes.

MARKO HAKOVIRTA (334-844-7829, mjh0032@auburn.edu) Director of Alabama Center for Paper and Bioresource Engineering, Pulp and paper; bioresource engineering; biorefining; advanced and sustainable manufacturing; novel forest-based biomaterials; nanomaterials processing and applications.

BRUCE J. TATARCHUK (334-844-2023; brucet@eng.auburn.edu) Ginn Professor, Chemical Engineering, and Director, Center for Microfibrous Materials Manufacturing. Areas of expertise: heterogeneous catalysis, sorption, separation, surface science, electrode materials, materials science, fuel cells, batteries, liquid double layer capacitors, surface characterization, heat pipes, microfibrous materials, reaction kinetics, biogrowth acceleration, air purification, WMD and ChemBio mitigation.


CHEMISTRY
THOMAS ALBRECHT-SCHMITT (334-844-6948; albreth@auburn.edu), Associate Professor, Chemistry. Brought national recognition to the University through his research in hydrothermal actinide chemistry and with support from the U.S. Department of Energy's Heavy Medals Program, established the Actinide Research Laboratory in the Auburn University Leach Nuclear Science Center, which is the only academic lab in the U.S. licensed for studying the solid-state chemistry of transuranium elements.

EVERT DUIN (334-844-6072; duinedu@auburn.edu), Assistant Professor, Chemistry. Can speak on biochemistry, microbiology and foreign language (Dutch).

PETER LIVANT (334-844-6949; livanpd@auburn.edu), Associate Professor, Chemistry. Conducted research for Comprehensive Cancer Medical Center at the University of Alabama Birmingham; interested in investigation of protein structures; including research in area of oxygenated steroids.

S. D. WORLEY (334-844-6980; worlesd@auburn.edu), Scharnagel Professor of Physical Sciences, Chemistry. Research interests focuses on chemical warfare, chemistry, disease, environment, microbiology, textiles/apparel and water pollution.

CURTIS SHANNON (334-844-6964: shanncg@auburn.edu), Professor, Chemistry. Specializes in vibrational spectroscopy, scanning tunneling microscopy and electrochemistry.

KATHRYN MILLY WEST (334-844-6951; millyka@auburn.edu), Coordinator of Medical and Laboratory Technology, Chemistry. Facilitates students entering into internships to complete a bachelor's degree in medical technology. Can speak on blood diseases or conditions that are related to hematology or bloodbanking.

STEWART SCHNELLER (334-844-5737; schnest@auburn.edu), Dean, College of Sciences and Mathematics. Expert on chemotherapeutic treatment of viral diseases. Excellent source on science issue.


CHILDREN/CHILD CARE
ELLEN ABELL (334-844-4480/334-821-8354; eabell@auburn.edu) Associate Professor, Human Development & Family Studies; Extension Specialist, Family and Child Development. Socialization of emotions; family interaction and social competence; the well-being of children in limited resource families; moral development.

MARILYN BRADBARD (334-844-3227; mbradbard@auburn.edu) Director. Can speak on day care and the family; families and work; children's exploration and play; sex role development; career development.

ANGIE BURQUE (844-2834, burquad@auburn.edu). Assistant Clinical Professor, Social Work. Can discuss issues related to child welfare.


JACQUELYN MIZE (334-844-3232/334-826-8326; jmize@auburn.edu) Professor, Human Development & Family Studies. Development of social competence in children; parent-child interaction; parent influences on children’s social skills and peer relationships; preschool education.

GREG PETTIT (334-844-3228/334-826-8326; gpettit@auburn.edu) Professor, Human Development & Family Studies. Parent-child interaction; familial influences on children's peer relationships; peer rejection and aggression.

ROBBIE ROBERTS (205-252-5060; rroberts@auburn.edu) Director of Teacher Training and Outreach, The Harris Early Learning Center of Birmingham. Can speak on development (cognitive, physical, social, emotional) of preschool children with an emphasis in language and literacy development.

BRIAN VAUGHN (334-844-3235; bvaughn@auburn.edu) Professor, Human Development & Family Studies. Child-parent attachment; social competence; peer group structure; temperament; Head Start.

CIVIL ENGINEERING
ROBERT BARNES (334-844-6281; rbarnes@eng.auburn.edu) Associate Professor, Civil Engineering. Areas of expertise: structural engineering, reinforced concrete design, pre-stressed concrete design, building design, bridge design.

ANTON SCHINDLER (334-844-6263; antons@eng.auburn.edu) Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering. Areas of expertise: concrete materials and construction.

MICHAEL STALLINGS (334) 844-6276; stalljm@auburn.edu) Department Chair, Civil Engineering. Areas of expertise: Bridge evaluation; fatigue and fracture mechanics; probabilistic modelling; experimental study of structural behavior

DON ZHAO (334-844-6277; dzhao@eng.auburn.edu) Associate Professor, Civil Engineering. Areas of expertise: Environmental engineering, wastewater treatment.


COMMUNICATION
SUSAN BRINSON (334-844-2762; brinssl@auburn.edu) Professor, Communication. Expert on media law, history of radio and media history.

MARY HELEN BROWN (334-844-2758; brownm8@auburn.edu) Department Chair, Communication. Good overall source on communication issues; can point reporters to faculty experts in department.

GEORGE PLASKETES (334-844-2760; plaskgm@auburn.edu) Professor, Communication. An authority on pop culture and popular music, written several books on Elvis. Teaches radio and television courses.

RIC SMITH, (334-844-2757; smithrw@auburn.edu) Advisor, Communication. Advisor, Eagle Eye, AU's student-operated campus newscast; and to WEGL, the student-run campus radio station. Can speak on media law and broadcast management.


COMMUNICATION DISORDERS
LARRY MOLT (334-844-9613, moltlaw@auburn.edu), Associate Professor, Communication Disorders. Areas of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology.


COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
J. THOMAS CHESNUTT (334-844-3517; jchesnut@auburn.edu), Assistant Professor and Extension Tourism Specialist, Alabama Cooperative Extension System. Has expertise and experience in community strategic planning, economic development through retiree attraction, tourism assessment and development for rural areas, agri-tourism development.

ROYRICKERS COOK (334-844-57840; cookroy@auburn.edu ), Assistant Vice President for University Outreach. Authority on issues facing Alabama's communities; can speak on development of community infrastructure, quality of life.

JOE SUMNERS (334-844-4704; sumneja@auburn.edu), Director of Auburn University's Economic and Community Development Institute. Has aided many communities and towns in Alabama and elsewhere with drafting strategic plans and has researched how civic involvement affects economic development.


COMPUTER SCIENCE AND SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
SAAD BIAZ (334-844-6307; sbiaz@eng.auburn.edu) Associate Professor, Computer Science and Software Engineering. Areas of expertise: wireless networking, distributed computing, transport protocols, clock synchronization.

KAI H. CHANG (334-844-6310; kchang@eng.auburn.edu) Alumni Professor and Chair, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering. Areas of expertise: software testing, software metrics, software engineering.

JAMES H. CROSS II (334-844-6315; cross@eng.auburn.edu) Philpott-Westpoint Stevens Professor, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering. Areas of expertise: Software engineering visualizations and environments.


CONSUMERS
CAROL CENTRALLO (334-844-1325; carol.centrallo@auburn.edu) Extension Specialist, Apparel/Textile Management, and Associate Professor, Consumer and Design Sciences. Apparel production; human relations in the apparel industry.

LENDA JO CONNELL (334-844-3789; lconnell@auburn.edu) Professor. Can speak on apparel production management; marketing and consumer behavior; product development.

SANDRA FORSYTHE (334-844-6458; sforsythe@auburn.edu) Wrangler Professor. Can speak on apparel marketing and consumer behavior; international marketing.

PAM ULRICH (334-844-1336; pulrich@auburn.edu) Associate Professor. Can speak on commercial development of textile, apparel, and retail industries; fashion history, theory, and forecasting; international merchandising and marketing trends.

CAROL WARFIELD (334-844-1329;warficl@auburn.edu) Professor and Head. Can speak on textile and apparel industry competitiveness; world production and distribution of textiles and apparel; consumer wear studies.


CONTINUING EDUCATION
SAM BURNEY (334-844-3100; burnesm@auburn.edu), Director of Outreach Program Office. Office conducts non-credit programs at Auburn University in areas of community courses, summer resident youth camps, programs for older adults and professional development training.

CONTROL SYSTEMS
JOHN Y. HUNG (334-844-1813; j.y.hung@ieee.org) Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering. Areas of expertise: instrumentation and control systems analysis and design robotics.


COUNSELING
JOHN DAGLEY ( 334-844-2978;daglejc@auburn.edu) Associate professor, interests include clinical supervision, psychological construct of encouragement
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AMANDA EVANS (334-844-7695; amt0004@auburn.edu) Assistant professor, interests include counseling problematic students, counseling men, community agency counseling.

DOUGLAS HANKES (334-844-5123); hankedm@auburn.edu), Student Counseling Services Psychologist/Director. Can speak on sport and exercise psychology (clinical and performance enhancement) issues; college student mental health issues.

MELANIE IARUSSI (334-844-2880; miarussi@auburn.edu) Assistant professor, interests include substance abuse counseling, college counseling).

ANNETTE KLUCK (334-844-2553; ask0002@auburn.edu) Associate professor, interests include eating disorders, human sexuality.

SUHYUN SUH (334-844-2837; suhsuhy@auburn.edu) Associate professor, interests include multicultural counseling, school counseling, spirituality in counseling.


CRIME
JANICE CLIFFORD (334-844-5080, cliffje@auburn.edu). Assistant Professor, Criminology/Sociology. Can discuss most issues related to the Sociology of family and issues related to violence against women, victimization, family violence and violent crimes.

GREG WEAVER (334-844-5040, weavegs@auburn.edu). Director and Associate Professor, Criminology/Sociology.


CROPS/CROP MANAGEMENT

LARRY M. CURTIS (334-844-3543; lcurtis@auburn.edu) Visiting Professor, Biosystems Engineering. Has expertise in improved crop systems, irrigation systems, and water management for crops.

CHARLES C. MITCHELL (334-844-5489; mitchc1@auburn.edu) Professor and Extension Agronomist, Agronomy and Soils. Has expertise in soil fertility, soil testing, nutrient recommendations, waste management, nutrient management, and sustainable agriculture. Can also address issues of historical soil research at Auburn and throughout the world, such as the 100-year-old Old Rotation Experiment on the Auburn campus.

WILLIAM J. MOAR (334-844-2560; moarwil@auburn.edu) Professor, Entomology and Plant Pathology. Has expertise in the development, evaluation and safety of using diseases and other pathogens for controlling insect pests. He also can address issues of integrated pest management in agronomic crops.

DALE MONKS (334-844-5487; cmonks@auburn.edu) Professor and Extension Crop Physiologist (cotton and soybean), Agronomy and Soils. Has expertise in cotton and soybean agronomic practices, cotton production research, and on?farm demonstrations in the lower two-thirds of Alabama. He also works statewide with soybean production demonstrations and conducts research on herbicide effects, growth regulator, variety, and general production research in the same geographic areas.

DON MOORE (334-365-7169; dmoore@auburn.edu) Director, Prattville Experiment Field in Prattville, Alabama. Has expertise in field crop research with emphasis on cotton production.

RUSSELL B. MUNTIFERING (334-844-1533; rmuntife@auburn.edu) Professor, Animal Sciences. Has expertise in the impact of carbon dioxide (ground level ozone) pollution on crops and can address issues related to improving crop and animal production systems and how urban issues affect the environment and agriculture.

M. S. REDDY (334-844-1971; mreddy@auburn.edu) Associate Research Professor, Entomology and Plant Pathology. Has expertise in improving crop production systems, integrated pest management, international collaboration, food safety in fruits and vegetables, nutritional composition of foods, nutrition education, soil conservation, economic viability and sustainable communities, and small and family farms.

EDWARD J. SIKORA (334-844-5502; esikora@auburn.edu), Extension Plant Pathologist, Professor, Entomology and Plant Pathology. Co-State Coordinator of the Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SARE). Coordinator of the Alabama Asian Soybean Rust Project. Has expertise in disease identification and management in tree fruit, small fruit, vegetables, soybeans and pecans.

DAVID B. WEAVER (334-844-3982; weavedb@auburn.edu) Professor, Agronomy and Soils. Has expertise in plant genetics and breeding, especially related to cotton and soybean, and can address such issue as genetically engineered crops and special uses for soybeans.

JAMES R. WEEKS (334-693-3800; jweeks@auburn.edu) Associate Professor and Extension Entomologist, Entomology and Plant Pathology. Has expertise in management of arthropod pests on peanuts, integrated pest management, and general insect pest issues in the Wiregrass area.

KYUNG H. YOO (334-844-3532; khyoo@eng.auburn.edu) Professor, Biosystems Engineering. Has expertise in soil and water conservation, erosion control, water harvesting, hydrology, and programs to help developing countries.


CUBA
DIEGO GIMENEZ (334-844-1520; gimendm@auburn.edu) Extension specialist and associate professor in AU's Department of Animal Sciences within the College of Agriculture. Can speak about Cuba and Fidel Castro's administration. A Cuban exile, Gimenez participated in the Bay of Pigs invasion. He has visited Cuba in recent years as part of an Alabama agricultural trade delegation. He research is focused on beef cattle production and management.


CURRICULUM & TEACHING
SUE BARRY (334-844-6876; barryms@auburn.edu), Associate Professor, Foreign Language Education. Can speak on issues regarding Foreign Language Education.

PAM BOYD (334-844-6886; boydpam@auburn.edu), Associate Professor, Elementary Education. Can speak on issues regarding Elementary Education.

CHARLES EICK (334-844-6887; eickcha@auburn.edu), Associate Professor, Science Education. Can speak on issues regarding Science Education.

GARY MARTIN (334-844-6878; martiwg@auburn.edu), Professor, Mathematics Education. Can speak on issues regarding Mathematics Education.

JOHN SAYE (334-844-6891; sayejoh@auburn.edu), Professor, Social Science Education. Can speak on issues regarding Social Science Education.

SUSAN VILLAUME (334-844-4448; villase@auburn.edu), Interim Associate Dean, Education. Can speak on issues regarding Reading Education.

KIM WALLS (334-844-6892; wallski@auburn.edu), Professor, Music Education. Can speak on issues regarding Music Education.

Last Updated: Sept. 15, 2010

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