Humanities Department faculty

Department Leaders

Name Education Scholarly Interests

Dr. Barry Malone
Administrative Department Head,
Humanities Department                 NE 355 / SB204G     919-532-5591                     
[email protected]

• UNC-Chapel Hill: BA - Political Science;
• North Carolina Central University: MA - History;
• University of South Carolina - Columbia: PhD - History 
• Southern Liberalism, Race Relations in the New South
• History of African American Education

Geoffrey Harris
Associate Department Head and Associate Professor                       Humanities Department                 NE 365 / SB 204G
919-532-5541
[email protected]

• UNC Chapel Hill - BA
• NCSU - MA - US History
• History of Education

Faculty

   
Benjamin Allen
Instructor
Philosophy                                     NE 367                          919-532-5601
[email protected]
• High Point University - BA, Philosophy
• Ohio University - MA, Philosophy
• 19th and early 20th Century Pragmatism
• Philosophy of Mind
• Philosophy of Language
Sophia Arias
Instructor                                       MP 108B                       919-335-1035
Philosophy/Humanities
[email protected]
• Biola University -BA Psychology,
• Claremont Graduate University - MA Philosophy
• Ancient, Medieval, Ethics and Philosophy of Mind. 
Bill Bagliani
Instructor
History                                            SB 204 B                       919-866-5246
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• East Carolina University, B.S.B.A. concentration in Marketing
• North Carolina State University - M.A.History 
• 20th Century geopolitical, financial, monetary history, especially between the two world wars, with a focus on the Bretton Woods Conference of 1944.  
Amanda Benter
Instructor
History                                            NE 357
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• North Carolina State University - M.A. Public History   
Rebecca Berry
Associate Professor
History                                            SB 207                          919-866-5248
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• Harding University - B.A. - Psychology
• Arkansas State University - M.A -History (Global History emphasis)
• The history of the ancient world, particularly Egyptian civilizations
• Using film as a means to convey historical concepts and as a medium for historical analysis
• Methods for quality online instruction and assessment
Beverly Carapelle
Associate Professor
History                                           NE 343                            919-532-5534
[email protected]
• North Carolina Wesleyan College - BA
• East Carolina University - MA
• Thirty Years War
• Protestant Reformation
• French Revolution
• World War I
• World War II
Howard Davis
Instructor
Humanities                                     NE 367                            919-532-5645
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• UNC @Charlotte- BA, Criminal Justice
• Duke University - MA, Graduate Liberal Studies
• America's Great Migration
• The History of Jazz Music
• The depiction of African Americans in film  
Chris Gandy
Assistant Professor
Philosophy/Humanities                  SB 204J                         919-866-5250
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• Florida Community College at Jacksonville - AA (Liberal Arts)
• University of North Florida - BA (Philosophy)
• San Jose State University - MA (Philosophy)
• Ethical and Technology, Ethics and Nature
• Applied Ethics; Stoic Philosophy
• Buddhist Philosophy; Existentialism
Joe Haigler
Instructor
Religion/Humanities                       SB 204 B                      919-866-5222
[email protected]
• Chowan College--AA, Music, Vocal Performance
• Virginia Commonwealth University--BS, Mass Communications/Advertising
• Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary--M.Div with Languages (Hebrew and Greek)
• Rhetorical and Narrative Criticism of the New Testament
• Intersections between Judaism, Christianity and Islam
Linda Hill
Associate Professor
Humanities                                     SB 204 B                      919-866-5227
[email protected]
• Ashland University, BA Home Economics
• John Carroll University, MA Humanities
• Pilgrimage in the Middle Ages
Steven J. Hill
Associate Professor
History                                            SB 207                         919-866-5208
[email protected]
• East Carolina University-BA, Political Science
• East Carolina University-MA, History
• European History with specific interest in Tudor-Stuart England
Randall Holste
Instructor
Religion/Humanities                       SB 204 A                      919-866-5884
[email protected]
• Appalachian State University - BS, Psychology
• Vanderbilt University - M. Div, Theology & Pastoral Care
• World Religions & Critical Thinking
Dr. John Kaiser
Instructor
History                                            SB 204 A                      919-866-5187
[email protected]
• UNC-Wilmington - BA - Communication Studies, 
• Ohio Northern University - J.D. - Law
• NC State - MA - History, 
• UNC-Greensboro - Ph.D. - History
• U.S. South, Legal History, Southern Progressives
Dr. Jean-Pierre Kamuabo
Associate Professor
Religion/Humanities                       NE 343                         919-532-5532
[email protected]
• National University of Congo - BS - Electrical Engineering
• NCCU - MA - Agency Counseling 
• Shaw University - Master of Divinity
• Columbia International University - Doctor of Theology
• Religions and their influences on humanity
Dr. Corey Kittrell
Instructor
Philosophy/Humanities                  NE 347                         919-866-7227
[email protected]
• East Tennessee State University-BA
• University of Tennessee-MA
• University of Tennessee-PhD
• Ethical Theory, Social Philosophy, Political Philosophy, and Philosophy of Education
Brent Miller
Assistant Professor
Philosophy/Humanities                  NE 347                         919-532-5530
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• Samford University-BA, Religion
• Princeton Theological Seminary-MDiv
• Fordham University-MA, Philosophy
 
Nancey Moore
Assistant Professor
History                                            SB 204 B                      919-866-5247
[email protected]
• University of Charleston, BA double major in History and Political Science;
• NCSU, MA History
• American Revolution; American Civil War; Russian History; English History; Napoleon; World Mythology
Derrick Nantz
Instructor
Philosophy/Humanities                  SB 157 D                      919-866-5857
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• UNC-Wilmington, BA, Philosophy & Economics
• Georgia State University, MA, Philosophy
• Methodist University, MBA
• Ancient Greek philosophy, Nietzsche, Business Ethics
Anthony Petty
Associate Professor
Political Science                            NE 353                         919-532-5533
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• B.A. in political science, Appalachian State University (1991)
• M.A. in political science, North Carolina State University (1994)
• State and local government, political parties
Patrick Reed
Instructor
History                                           NE 353                         919-532-5875
[email protected]
• Davidson College - BA in History
• University of Virginia - MA in History 
• Post Civil War South Technology and Society Digital Video in the Classroom
Thomas Riley
Assistant Professor
Religion/Humanities                       NE 347                         919-532-5531
[email protected]
• Samford University - BA, History  1994
• Duke University Divinity School - M Divinity  1998
• American Christianities
Tyler Suggs
Instructor
Philosophy/Political Science/Humanities                       NE 357                         919-532-5990
[email protected]
• University of Georgia - BA - Political Science 
• University of Georgia - MA - Political Science 
• Gainsville State College - AA 
• Virginia Tech - Graduate Work in Political and Ethical Theory
• Philosophy of Punishment, Critical Theory, Post-Structural Ethics