|Instructor ||Email Address ||Office ||Phone |
|Candice Sampson ||email@example.com || |
|Cathy Martin ||firstname.lastname@example.org ||222 DuBois Hall ||615-329-8804 |
|Lean'tin Bracks ||email@example.com ||PJ 204 ||615-329-8533 |
|Latarchal Walker ||firstname.lastname@example.org ||111 DuBois Hall ||615-329-6052 |
|Patricia McCarroll ||email@example.com ||210 DuBois Hall ||615-329-8532 |
|Sajid Hussain ||firstname.lastname@example.org ||PJ 321 ||615-329-8524 |
Dr. Martin teaches Core Mathematics, Statistics for the Natural Sciences, Calculus I, II and III, Precalculus, and College Algebra Fisk University. She has particular interest in promoting mathematical competence at all levels of academic study, investigating health disparities, and in developing an applied mathematics track for students in the School of Natural Science, Mathematics, and Business. As part of her outreach to public education and generating a pipeline of students prepared for advanced mathematics, Dr Martin has been involved with the SITES-M (Strengthening Instruction in Tennessee Elementary Schools – Focus on Mathematics) project for several years as Assessment Coordinator. SITES-M is a collaborative effort between the Educational Testing Service (ETS) and the Tennessee Department of Education.
During her years in Michigan, Dr Martin taught Mathematics at Eastern Michigan University and later worked as a Statistician with the Warner Lambert/ Parke-Davis Pharmaceutical Research Division. Dr Martin initially joined Fisk as Associate Provost and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Ms. Williams is a 2007 graduate of Fisk University, where her major was Sociology and a 2010 graduate of Southern Illinois University, where she earned her Masters in Public Administration. Ms. Williams anxiously returns to Fisk University in September of 2010 to fulfill the role of Living Learning Center Coordinator in Jubilee Hall. Ms. Williams currently served as the freshman advisor to the Young Educated Scholar’s first year experience cohort. As a proud alumnus of this University, Ms. Williams finds it a privilege to be given the opportunity to assist as many students as she can, reach their fullest potential academically. She looks forward to working with the current students of Fisk and knows that this will be a wonderful experience.
Dr. Latarchal Morton serves as the Academic Skills Coordinator for Fisk University. She coordinates the peer tutoring and collaborative learning programs designed to retain students in historically difficult science, mathematics and humanities courses; as well as developing academic enrichment workshops that help students with time management, effective study tips, and test taking strategies. She works closely with instructors to promote the use of the collaborative learning model and to track students on academic warning or probation. Dr. Morton serves as the Learning Strategist for Fisk’s Pre-College program for high school students designed to help students transition into college courses. Dr. Morton received her BA degree from Fisk University 1998, her MS degree from Tennessee State University 2001, and her PhD. from Clark Atlanta University 2005 all in the areas of the biological sciences. Her post-doctoral training was at Emory University in the area of Molecular Immunology.
Lean’tin Bracks Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of African American Literature, Chair of the Department of Arts and Languages, and Discipline Coordinator for English at Fisk University in Nashville Tennessee. She is the author of African American Almanac: 400 Years of Triumph, Courage and Excellence; Writings on Black Women of the Diaspora: History Language and Identity, and editor of the University text The Black Arts Movement of the 1960’s. She has made numerous contributions to historical, biographical and critical texts such as Children of the Changing South: Accounts of Growing Up During and After Integration; Freedom Facts and First; African American National Biography; Encyclopedia of African American Popular Culture; African American Almanac 11th Edition; Notable African American Men, and Contemporary African-American Novelists: a Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook. She has also contributed to scholarly journals such as The Black Scholar and Nineteenth – Century Prose. Her many awards include an Honorary Degree from her undergraduate institution, Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, Outstanding Teaching Awards in the Humanities, and Excellence in Service Award from Fisk University. Dr. Bracks is a native of Texas City, Texas and completed her graduate work at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln Nebraska earning her M.A. and Ph.D.
Ms. McCarroll is a lecturer in Biology in the Department of Life and Physical Sciences. Her efforts in teaching General Biology, Plant Physiology, and Natural Science in the General Education ( Core ) Curriculum have earned her recognition as Teacher of the Year (1991, 1994 and 1996) and Academic Advisor of the Year (1991 and 1993). In addition to her instructional responsibilities, she is the coordinator of the Core Curriculum, the New Student Orientation course and the director of the Summer Pre-College Program. Ms McCarroll is a recipient of the Sears Roebuck Foundation, Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership award and nominee for the National Resource Center on the Freshmen Year Experience Freshmen Advocate Award.
Ms McCarroll’s research interest focuses on Medicinal Plants and their Antimicrobial and Anti-tumor Properties.
Ms McCarroll serves as the campus sponsor for Beta Kappa Chi Scientific Honor Society and the secretary for the Delta of Tennessee Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa housed at Fisk University.
Dr. Sajid Hussain is Chair of the Department of Business Administration at Fisk University since 2010. He is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Fisk University since 2009. He worked as Associate Professor and Assistant Professor in the Jodrey School of Computer Science, Acadia University, Canada, 2005-09. He received Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Manitoba, Canada, 2004. Dr. Hussain is investigating energy efficient communication protocols and security techniques for mobile, ubiquitous, and pervasive applications. He is interested in smart homes, telehealth, and industry automation. He is also interested in e-commerce and mobile-commerce applications. He has published more than 70 refereed journal, conference, and workshop papers. His research is financially supported by several grants and contracts, such as UNCF/Google, NSERC, NRC, AIF/ACOA, and NSHRF. He has co-organized several journal special issues, conferences, and workshops. He has served on many technical program committees and reviewed papers for several journals. Further, he has reviewed grant proposals for NSERC's Discovery, SPG, and RTI grants. He is a senior member of IEEE.