William Heyborne

Associate Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in reptile and amphibian natural history, biological pedagogy, and animal venoms

Ecology and Evolution of Insects and Arachnids Herpetology Entomology Zoology Amphibians

Jared Tippets

Vice President for Student Affairs · Southern Utah University

Specializing in student retention, organizational changes, and administration in higher education

Retention of First Year College Students Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education Student Involvement in Higher Education Organizational Change in Higher Education Management Systems

Douglas Bennett

Assistant Professor of Political Science / Provost Faculty Fellow · Southern Utah University

Dr. Bennett joined SUU after a successful career in D.C., specializing foreign commerce, trade, and product liability

Crisis Management for Corporations North American Free Trade Agreement Third Party Liability Insurance Legislative and Regulatory Advocacy U.S. Politics

Matt Barton

Professor of Communication, Department Chair · Southern Utah University

Specializing in rhetoric and persuasion in public discourse, communication theory, and critical thinking

Communication Theories Professional Writing and Presentations Public Discourse Teaching Communication Theory Conflict and Communication in Relationships

Shalini Kesar

Professor of Information Systems · Southern Utah University

Specializing in management of electronic commerce, gender equality in computing, and disaster recovery

Women in Computing & IT Technology Disaster Recovery Gender gap in STEM Fields Electronic Governance Network Administration

Michelle Orihel

Associate Professor of History · Southern Utah University

Specializing in history lessons in pop culture, gender history in the United States, and the English revolution

Women in U.S. History Women in Colonial America Gender History in the United States Political Associations Journalism History

Mary Pearson

Dean of the School of Business / Associate Professor of School of Business · Southern Utah University

Specializing in entrepreneurship in rural communities, financial accounting reporting requirements, and the history of accounting principles

Accounting Ethics History of Accounting Principles Cost-Volume Profit Analysis Financial Analysis and Decision Making Planning and Zoning in Rural Communities

Josh Price

Associate Professor of Economics · Southern Utah University

Specializing in the economics of public policy, choice architecture, and litigation consulting

Policy Analysis and Management Economic Losses Health Economics Data Analysis Behavioral Economics

Eric Kirby

Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs for Completion & Student Success · Southern Utah University

Specializing in student success strategies, civil litigation, and student retention and first year experience in higher education

Non Traditional Students in Higher Education Second Year Retention in HIgher Education Student Success Strategies Student Retention in Higher Education Student Retention

Jessica Kinsey

Director/Curator of the Southern Utah Museum of Art · Southern Utah University

Specializing in community outreach and engagement, museum exhibition curation, and collection management

Art as Architecture Experiential Learning - Arts Administration Community Outreach Through Arts K-12 Art Education Fine Art

Ravi Roy

Associate Professor of Political Science · Southern Utah University

Specializing in neoliberalism, political education programs, and the Deming system of profound knowledge

Political Associations Political Education Pograms Deming System of Profound Knowledge Leadership Public Policy

Mika McKinnon

Geophysicist · Independent

Field geophysicist, disaster researcher, scifi science consultant, science writer, public speaker, irrepressible educator.

Disaster Risk Reduction Geophysics Science and Policy Science Fiction Science Fiction Film and Tv

Frank R. Hall

Dean of the College of Science and Engineering · Southern Utah University

Specializing in science and science education, and the intersection of science and society.

Community-based Learning and Research Higher Education Retention Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education Physical Science for Elementary School Teachers Minority Student Mentoring

Douglas Olsen

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

An expert in Nursing Ethics

Healthcare Ethics Nursing Ethics Psychiatric Nursing

Abigail Larson

Associate Professor of Kinesiology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in bioenergetics and sports nutrition, advanced exercise prescription, and cardiovascular disease

Sport Rock Climbing Bioactivity Bioenergetics and Sports Nutrition Advanced Exercise Prescription Sports Conditioning

Peter Sham

Associate Professor of Theatre Arts · Southern Utah University

Specializing in Suzuki movement, directing and producing musical theatre, and character development for actors

Stage Direction Voice and Speech Training Directing Musical Theater Voice Over Producing

Gail Wronsky

Professor of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Poetry Creative Writing 20th Century Women's Writing Play Writing Poetry of Witness

Kyle Johnson

CEO · KemJay Speaks Inc

"An international speaker and international inspiration that tells how to safely leave a lasting legacy and achieve any goal"

Motivational Goal Setting Inspirational

Mark DeBeliso

Professor of Kinesiology · Southern Utah University

Focuses on sports medicine and athletic performance and the physiological effects of exercise

Sport Science Research Common Injuries in Athletics Stress Reduction for University Students College Sports Medicine Human Performance

Julia Combs

Assistant Professor of English / Director of the Writing Center · Southern Utah University

Specializing in the history of feminist rhetoric, seventeenth century rhetoric, and international writing centers

Rhetoric of Place Creative Writing Techniques Creative Writing in Higher Education History of Feminist Rhetoric Poetry