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Meet our online faculty

Most online courses offered through LSUA are taught by our same full-time faculty that also teach traditional, face-2-face courses on campus.  For those students that never make it to campus to meet with these faculty members, we would like to introduce them to you.


Allied Health

  • Dr. Haywood B. Joiner, Jr., MLS (ASCP)
    Department Chair, Associate Professor of Allied Health

  • Ruby Gonzales
    Adjunct Instructor of Allied Health

  • Tess Myers, MSRS, RT (R)
    Adjunct Instructor of Radiologic Technology

  • Melissa Whitley, MSRS, RT (R)
    Assistant Professor of Radiologic Technology / Program Coordinator

  • Sona Kumar, MS,MLS(ASCP)cm,CLS-g
    Assistant Professor/Program Coordinator

Arts, English, and Humanities

  • Dr. Elizabeth M. Beard
    Assistant Professor of English

  • Dr. Mary Jane Brown
    Adjunct Instructor of English

  • Dr. Brenda Roberts Ellington
    Assistant Professor of English

  • Dr. Bernard Gallagher
    Professor of English

  • Dr. Ginger Jones
    Professor of English

  • Melissa C. LaBorde, APR
    Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

  • Jeremy Simmons
    Associate Professor of Fine Arts

  • Thomas C. Voinche, Jr.
    Adjunct Instructor of Communication, Department of Arts, English, and Humanities

  • Dr. Holly Wilson
    Adjunct Instructor of Philosophy and Religion

  • Dr. Min Wu
    Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • Dr. Richard L. Elder
    Associate Professor of Psychology

  • Dr. Sandra L. Gilliland
    Instructor of Psychology

  • Michael D. Hislop
    Adjunct Instructor of History

  • Jennifer Taylor Innerarity
    Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

  • Michael Mumaugh
    Adjunct Instructor of History

  • Dr. Kerry Ordes
    Associate Professor of Political Science

  • Dr. Jim Rogers
    Associate Professor of History

  • Shannon Stanley
    Adjunct Instructor of Political Science

  • Dr. Cynthia Thomas
    Assistant Professor of Psychology

  • Robert Tillie
    Adjunct Instructor, Sociology

  • Beth Whittington
    Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

  • Mike Wright
    Instructor of Criminal Justice

  • Robert Wright
    Assistant Professor of Psychology

Biological Sciences

  • Dr. David D. Carson
    Adjunct Instructor of Biology

  • Lisa Fallis
    Instructor of Biology

Business Administration

  • Dr. Bob Jones
    Assistant Professor of Economics

  • Kent Lachney
    Instructor of Accounting


  • Madeline Byrd
    Adjunct Instructor of Education

  • Brittany Coon
    Adjunct Instructor of Education

  • Susan Dewees
    Adjunct Instructor of Education

  • Dr. Julie Gill
    Associate Professor of Kinesiology

  • Ann Brumfield Nason
    Adjunct Instructor of Education

Math and Physical Sciences

  • Renu Gupta
    Associate Professor of Mathematics

  • Tanya Lueder
    Instructor of Mathematics


  • Dr. Elizabeth Battalora
    Professor of Nursing

  • Dr. Cathy Cormier, RN
    Department Chair, Associate Professor of Nursing

  • Sandra Duck
    Adjunct Instructor of Nursing