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PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Public Administration | Social WorkUrban Studies | Administrative staff
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Kenneth Chilton, Ph.D. | cv
Associate Professor
Department of Public Administration
kchilton@tnstate.edu
office Avon Williams Campus Suite F409 | phone 615.963.7017

Dean, Michael Harris - CPSUA

Michael Harris, Ph.D. | detail  | cv                                                                                                                        Interim Provost and Vice President of  Academic Affairs, Dean, College of Public Service and Professor of Public Administration
mharris50@tnstate.edu
office of Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs  | phone 615.963.5301

Laurie Gavilo-Lane, Ph.D.  cv
Adjunct Faculty Member
Department of Public Administration
laurie.gavilolane@gmail.com

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Cliff Lippard, Ph.D.  cv
Adjunct Faculty Member
Department of Public Administration
Executive Director, Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (TACIR)
professorlippard@gmail.com

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Kenyatta Lovett, Ph.D.  | detail | cv
Adjunct Faculty Member
Department of Public Administration
Assistant Commissioner of Workforce Services, Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development
kenyatta.lovett@gmail.com

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Angela Nichols-Paez, Ph.D.
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Assistant Professor
Department of Public Administration
anicho10@tnstate.edu
office  Avon Williams Campus Suite F402  |   phone  615.239.5258

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Janice Snow Rodriguez, Ph.D.
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Adjunct Faculty Member
Department of Public Administration
Executive Director, Tennessee Language Center
jsnowrod16@gmail.com

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Alex Sekwat, Ph.D. | cv
Professor of Public Administration
asekwat@tnstate.edu
office Avon Williams Campus Suite B400 | phone 615.963.7371

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Rodney Stanley, Ph.D. | detail  | cv
Department Chair and Professor
Department of Public Administration
rstanley1@tnstate.edu
office Avon Williams Campus Suite E405  |  phone 615.963.7249

Meg Streams, Ph.D. | detail | cv
Associate Professor and Graduate Programs Coordinator
Department of Public Administration
mstreams@tnstate.edu
office Avon Williams Campus Suite F403  |  phone 615.852.7112

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Federickia Washington, Ph.D.  cv
Assistant Professor
Department of Public Administration
fwashin4@tnstate.edu
phone: 615.807.0608       

 

SOCIAL WORK

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Delores Butler, MSW, LAPSW 
Interim Chair of the Department of Social Work and Urban Studies, and Assistant Professor, Social Work Program
Department of Social Work and Urban Studies
dbutler@tnstate.edu
office main campus Elliot Hall 310G | phone 615.963.7666

Donna Dopwell

Donna Dopwell, PhD, MSSW
Assistant Professor, Social Work Program
Department of Social Work and Urban Studies
ddopwell@tnstate.edu
office main campus Elliot Hall 310G | phone 615.963.7641

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Cynthia George, Ph.D., MSSW
Assistant Professor, Social Work Program
cgeorge9@tnstate.edu
office main campus Elliot Hall 310 | phone 615.963.7665

Jay Hedgpeth, Ph.D., LMSW
Associate Professor, Social Work Program
Department of Social Work and Urban Studies
jhedgpet@tnstate.edu
office main campus Elliot Hall 302 | phone 615.963.7668

Shone Hughes, DPA, MSW
Assistant Professor, Social Work Program
Department of Social Work and Urban Studies
shughe10@tnstate.edu
office main campus Elliot Hall 310 | phone 615.963.7641

Professor Taylor

Karimah Taylor, MSW
MSW and BSW Field Education Coordinator, and Instructor, Social Work Program
Department of Social Work and Urban Studies
kmille20@tnstate.edu
office main campus Elliot Hall 310 | phone 615.963.7641

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Hannah Washington, EdD, MSW
Interim Director of Social Work, and Assistant Professor, Social Work Program
Department of Social Work and Urban Studies
washingtonhannah2@gmail.com
office main campus Elliot Hall 310 | phone 615.963.7641

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Ali Winters, DSW, LCSW
MSW Coordinator, and Associate Professor, Social Work Program
Department of Social Work and Urban Studies
awinter2@tnstate.edu
office
main campus Elliot Hall 310 | phone 615.963.7641

URBAN STUDIES

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Delores Butler, MSW, LAPSW
Interim Chair of the Department of Social Work and Urban Studies, and Assistant Professor, Social Work Program
Department of Social Work and Urban Studies
dbutler@tnstate.edu
office main campus Elliot Hall 310G | phone 615.963.7666

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Kimberly Triplett, Ph.D.  | detail  | cv
Associate Professor, Urban Studies
Department of Social Work and Urban Studies
ktriplet@tnstate.edu
office Avon Williams Campus Suite F413 | phone 615.963.7025

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Rafael Harun, Ph.D.  | cv
Assistant Professor, Urban Studies
Department of Social Work and Urban Studies
sharun@tnstate.edu
office Avon Williams Campus Suite F414 | phone 615.963.7255

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

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Sabrina Johnson |  detail
Executive Administrator to the Dean and College Coordinator
College of Public Service
sjohn152@tnstate.edu
office Avon Williams Campus Suite E400 | phone 615.963.7201