Faculty & Staff

Rachel Claypool

Administrative Secretary, Senior

ET 302

304-367-4869


B.S. Business Administration

Dennis Mitchell

Academic Lab Manager II

433a ET

304-367-4795


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Sherry Mitchell

Academic Advisor and Outreach Coordinator

328 HHH

304-367-4269


B.S. Organizational Leadership Duquesne University, M.A. Instructional Design Technology WVU

Emily Helton

Education Specialist

304-367-8299


B.A. Oberlin College, B.S.Ed. Illinois State University, M.Ed. Fairmont State University

Melissa Abbott

Adjunct Faculty - Safety


Randall Baker

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Office Hours


Alexandra Baur

Adjunct Faculty – Chemistry


Andreas Baur

Professor of Chemistry

314 HHH

Office Hours

304-367-4127


Dr. rer. nat. University of Regensburg

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Harry Baxter

Professor of Chemistry

214 HHH

Office Hours

304-367-4499


B.S. Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University

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Timothy Bayne

Flight Program Manager

Robert C. Byrd Aerospace Education center 1050 East Benedum Industrial Drive Bridgeport, WV 26330 Hangar B Room 150

304-367-4225


Marsha Benson

Adjunct Instructor of Architecture


B. S. Architecture – Fairmont State University, Master of Architecture – North Carolina State University

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William Bickerstaff

Adjunct Faculty - Safety


Brian Blackwood

Associate Professor of Mathematics

421 ET

Office Hours

304-367-4497


B.S. Ohio University, Ph. D. Ohio University

Siegfried Bleher

Assistant Professor of Physics

114 HHH

Office Hours

304-367-4582


B.S. Case Western Reserve University, Ph.D. University of Maryland College Park

Jennifer Boggess

Professor of Art; Drawing & Painting

Wallman Hall, Room 414

Office Hours

(304) 367-4250


B.A., M.A., M.F.A. West Virginia University

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Jason Bolyard

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

301B ET

Office Hours

304-367-4849


B.S. Fairmont State University, M.S. West Virginia University, Ph.D. WVU (in progress)

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Stacey Bowers

Adjunct Asst. Professor of Architecture


B. S. Architecture – Fairmont State University, Master of Architecture – University of Illinois – Chicago

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Brandon Butcher

Adjunct Faculty - Meteorology


B.S. Penn State University

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Deborah Cattafesta

Adjunct Faculty - Chemistry


Abby D. Chapman

Assistant Professor of Occupational Safety

415 ET

Office Hours

304-367-4633


B.S. Fairmont State University, M.S. West Virginia University

James Chapman

Adjunct Faculty – Science


Robert Clonch

Adjunct Faculty - Mathematics


Kellie Cole

Instructor of Architecture

207C ET

304-333-3648


B.Arch – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Master of Architecture - Fairmont State University

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Tia Maria Como

Professor of Civil Engineering Technology

425 ET

Office Hours

304-367-4629


B.S.C.E., M.S.C.E. West Virginia University

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Robert Connelly

Adjunct Faculty - Aviation


Rachel Cook

Assistant Professor of Biology

414 HH

Office Hours

304-333-3722


B.S. University of Waterloo, Ph.D. University of Waterloo

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Hugh Costello

Chair of Technology, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology

413 ET

Office Hours

304-367-4821


B.S.M.E. West Virginia University, M.S.M.E. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Musat Crihalmeanu

Assistant Professor of Electronics Engineering Technology

410 ET

Office Hours

304-367-4105


B.S. Technical University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, M.S. West Virginia University

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Brittany Cuchta

Adjunct Faculty – Mathematics


Tom Cuchta

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

423 ET

304-367-4218


B.S. Mathematics, Marshall University, M.A. Marshall University, Ph.D. Missouri University of Science & Technology

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Thomas Devine

Assistant Professor of Computer Security

201a ET

Office Hours

304-367-4496


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Joel Dugan

Chair of the Department of Architecture Art & Design, Associate Professor of Art

Wallman Hall 408

Office Hours

304-367-4704


B.F.A. College For Creative Studies, M.F.A. Indiana University

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Dennis Elliott

Assistant Professor of Aviation, Chief Flight Instructor

217 HHH

Office Hours

304-367-4630


B.S. Excelsior College, Military Occupational Specialization: Embry-Riddle

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Todd Ensign

NASA IV&V Educator Resource Center, Program Manager

NASA IV&V Facility Educator Resource Center, 100 University Dr., Fairmont, WV 26554

304-367-8438


B.S. Northern Arizona University, M.Ed. Northern Arizona University, Ed.D. West Virginia University

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Mark R. Flood

Professor of Forensic Science

117 HHH

Office Hours

304-367-4309


B.S. Purdue University, M.S. Washington State University, Ph.D. Utah State University

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Kylie Ford

Assistant Professor of Art

Wallman Hall 414

Office Hours

304-367-4756


B.A. Ed; Art Education and B.A. Studio Art, Fairmont State University, M.F.A. Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

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Gayle Fratto

Adjunct Faculty - Safety


Philip Freeman, Philip

Department of Architecture, Art & Design, Architecture Programs Coordinator, Associate Professor of Architecture

404 ET

Office Hours

304-367-4237


B.S.E.T. Architecture – Fairmont State University, Master of Architecture – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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Joshua Frick

Adjunct Asst. Professor of Architecture


B. S. Architecture – Fairmont State University, Master of Architecture – Miami University

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Anthony F. Gilberti

College of Science and Technology

402 ET

Office Hours

304-367-4887


B.S. Fitchburg State College, M.S. Eastern Illinois University, Ph.D. University of Maryland

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Lisa Gillett

Adjunct Faculty – Chemistry


Susan Goodwin

Adjunct Faculty - Mathematics


Jeff Greenham

Associate Professor of Art; Ceramics, Art Department Coordinator

Wallman Hall, Room 402a

Office Hours

(304) 367-4181


B.F.A. Rochester Institute of Technology, MFA Rochester Institute of Technology

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Meghann Gregory

Adjunct Instructor of Architecture


A.S. Architecture – Fairmont State University, B. S. Architecture – Fairmont State University, Master of Architecture – University of Tennessee

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Galen Hansen

Professor of Physics

118 HHH

Office Hours

304-367-4176


B.S. Brigham Young University, M.S., Ph.D. Utah State University

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Erica Harvey

Professor of Chemistry

317 HHH

Office Hours

304-367-4498


B.A. Wellesley College, Ph.D. California Institute of Technology

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Olena Hawranick

Adjunct Faculty - Mathematics


Deb Hemler

Interim Chair, Department of Natural Sciences, Professor of Geoscience Education

315 HHH

304-367-4393


B.S. Northland College, M.S., Ed.D. West Virginia University

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Kristy Henson

Assistant Professor of Forensic Science

118 HHH

Office Hours

304-367-4877


B.A. Ohio University & Marshall University, M.S. Marshall University

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Jeff Hindal

Instructor of Art; Drawing & Printmaking

Wallman Hall Room 415


M.F.A West Virginia University

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Mahmood Hossain

Chair, Computer Science & Mathematics, Professor of Computer Science

201 g ET

Office Hours

304-367-4967


B.Sc. M.Sc. University of Dhaka, M.S. Ph.D. Mississippi State University

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Pamela Davey Huggins

Assistant Professor of Biology

413 HHH

Office Hours

304-367-4495


B.S. University of New England, M.S. University of South Carolina, Ph.D. University of NY at Stony Brook

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Stephanie Jones

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education

426 ET

Office Hours

304-367-4307


B.A. Fairmont State University, B.S. Fairmont State University, M.S. West Virginia University, EdD, West Virginia University, Curriculum & Instruction

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Robert Kelly

Director, Architecture Graduate Program, Assoc. Professor of Architecture

217A Hardway Hall

Office Hours

304-367-4640


B. Arch – University of Kentucky, Master of Architecture – Syracuse University, Ph.D. Architecture – McGill University

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Orin Kincade

Adjunct Instructor of Architecture


B. S. Architecture – Fairmont State University, Master of Architecture – Miami University

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Tabitha Lafferre

Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering Technology

418 ET

Office Hours

304-367-4631


B.S. Fairmont State University, M.S. New Jersey Institute of Technology

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A. Dennine LaRue

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

417 ET

Office Hours

304-367-4621


A.B. Fairmont State College, M.S. West Virginia University

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Ted LaRue

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

202 ET

Office Hours

304-367-4730


B.S. Fairmont State College, M.A. West Virginia University

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Joshua Lyons

Adjunct Asst. Professor of Architecture, AXP Licensing Advisor


A.A. Mount Saint Joseph University, B.S. Mount Saint Joseph University, Master of Architecture – Miami University

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Ronald McDowell

Adjunct Faculty - Geology

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Ph.D. Colorado School of Mines

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Thomas McLaughlin

Assistant Professor of Electronic Engineering Technology

403 ET

Office Hours

304-367-4915


AS Electronics Eastern Gateway Community College, B.S.E.E. West Virginia University, M.S.E.E. Johns Hopkins University

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Jamie Miller

Instructor of Biology

418 HHH

Office Hours

304-367-4992


PhD, WVU School of Medicine

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Jason Miller

Adjunct Asst. Professor of Architecture


B. S. E.T. Architecture – Fairmont State University, Master of Architecture – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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Kirk Morphew

Director, Architecture Undergraduate Program, Professor of Architecture

401 ET

Office Hours

304-367-4628


A.S. Central Florida College, A.A. Santa Fe College, B.S. University of West Florida, Master of Architecture – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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Hannah Morris

Adjunct Faculty - Mathematics


Tony Morris

Professor of Biology

419 HHH

Office Hours

304-367-4493


B.S. Bob Jones University, Ph.D. Clemson University

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Kimberly Murphy

Adjunct Faculty - Safety


Robert Niichel

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

405 ET

Office Hours

304-367-4701


B.A. The College of St. Scholastica, Ph.D. The Indiana University

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Barnes Nugent

Adjunct Faculty - Geology


M.A. West Virginia University

Stephen Rice

Assistant Professor of Biology

416 HHH

Office Hours

304-367-4946


Joseph Riesen

Professor of Mathematics

424 ET

Office Hours

304-367-4505


B.A. Moorhead State University, M.A. University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Ph.D. Northwestern University

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Janice Robinette

Academic Lab Manager

218 Hunt Haught Hall

(304) 333-3593


Bachelors-Chemistry (WVU), Masters-Industrial Hygiene (WVU)

Anthony Romano

Adjunct Faculty - Biology


Steven K. Roof

Interim Dean, Science & Technology, Professor of Biology

328b HHH

Office Hours

304-367-4363


B.S. Kansas State University, Ph.D. Washington State University

Matt Scanlon

Professor of Chemistry

219 HHH

Office Hours

304-367-4504


B.A. St. Vincent College, Ph.D. Montana State University

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Ashley Shaver-Lyons

Adjunct Instructor of Architecture


B. S. Architecture – Fairmont State University, Master of Architecture – Miami University

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Kathleen Sickman

Assistant Professor, Graphics Design Technology

407 ET

Office Hours

304-333-3736


BA Concord University, MFA Radford University

Claudette Simard

Adjunct Faculty - Science


M.A. West Virginia University

Amanda Smith

Faculty - Mathematics

318 HHH

Office Hours

304-333-3737


Cara Snyder

Assistant Professor of Art History

Wallman Hall 402B

Office Hours

304-367-4300


BS, Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA, MAT, Tufts University, Medford, MA, MA, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

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Carol Stewart

Adjunct Faculty - Mathematics


Donald Teter

Assistant Professor – Civil Engineering Technology

ET 406

Office Hours

304-367-4104


James E. Vassil

Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering Technology

402 ET

Office Hours

304-367-4794


A.A.S. Ocean County College, B.S. Fairmont State College, M.S. New Jersey Institute of Technology

Jason Vosburgh

Assistant Professor of Aviation Technology

117 HHH

304-367-4283


B.S. Embry-Riddle University, M. B. A. Embry-Riddle University

Lindsey Walck

Assistant Coordinator of Supplemental Mathematics

318 HHH

Office Hours

304-333-3749


B.A. West Virginia University, M.A. West Virginia University

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James Weekley

Instructor of Chemistry

213 HHH, 311 TC

Office Hours

304-367-4494, 304-367-3626


B.S. Fairmont State College, M.S. University of Kentucky

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Jackie Williams

Adjunct Faculty - Chemistry


B.A. Fairmont State University

Mark Wolf

Assistant Professor of Technology Education

414 ET

Office Hours

304-367-4634


B.A. Fairmont State University, M.A. University of Maryland Eastern Shore

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Phil Yeager

Professor of Biology

404 HHH

Office Hours

304-367-4168


B.A. University of Northern Colorado, M.S. University of Wyoming, Laramie, Ph.D. University of North Texas

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William E. Yoke

Adjunct Professor of Practice


B. S. Architecture – Clemson University

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Gary Zickefoose

Associate Professor of Technology

400 ET

Office Hours

304-367-4107


B.S.C.E., M.C.E. North Carolina State University, M.B.A. West Virginia University

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