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D. Abbott Turner College of Business
Columbus State University
4225 University Avenue
Columbus, GA 31907

Telephone number
(706) 507-8150

Fax number
(706) 568-2184

Office of the Dean

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Dr. Deborah Kidder

Dean, College of Business / Professor of Management
Bill Heard Endowed Chair of Business Administration

Department: Business, D. Abbott Turner College Of
Email: kidder_deborah@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8153
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 226
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Danielle Navarrete

Data Analyst

Department: Business, D. Abbott Turner College Of
Email: navarrete_danielle@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8151
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 224

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Laurie Aiken

Student Recruitment & Engagement Specialist

Department: Business, D. Abbott Turner College Of
Email: aiken_laurie@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8850
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology

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Shunta Walls

Academic Support Assistant

Department: Business, D. Abbott Turner College Of
Email: walls_cherrese@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8150
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology

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Elizabeth Chess

Executive Assistant, Turner College of Business

Department: Business, D. Abbott Turner College Of
Email: chess_elizabeth@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8157
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 225

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Talisha Lockhart

Student Success Manager

Department: Business, D. Abbott Turner College Of
Email: lockhart_talisha@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-569-4494
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 233 B


Department of Accounting & Finance

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Dr. Fonda Carter

Associate Dean / Professor

Department: Accounting & Finance
Email: carter_fonda@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8077
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 231
Area(s): Accounting
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Michael Anselm

Lecturer & Internship Coordinator

Department: Accounting & Finance
Email: anselm_michael@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8668
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 232A

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Dr. Jasmine Bordere

Associate Professor

Department: Accounting & Finance
Email: bordere_jasmine@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8597
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 333
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Dr. Joshua Brooks

Assistant Professor of Finance

Department: Accounting & Finance
Email: brooks_joshua1@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8160
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 323
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James Cook

Lecturer

Department: Accounting & Finance
Email: cook_james11@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8167
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 330
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Dr. Brett Cotten

Professor

Department: Accounting & Finance
Email: cotten_brett@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8315
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 325
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Dr. Tesa Leonce

Department Chair / Associate Professor

Department: Accounting & Finance
Email: leonce_tesa@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8164
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 327
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Dr. Fady Mansour

Assistant Professor

Department: Accounting & Finance
Email: mansour_fady@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8596
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 329
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Dr. Franklin Mixon

Professor of Economics
Violet Litchfield Buck & Thomas Bryant Buck, Jr. Chair

Department: Accounting & Finance
Email: mixon_franklin@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8052
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 337
Area(s): Economics
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Dr. Gisung Moon

Associate Professor

Department: Accounting & Finance
Email: moon_gisung@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8159
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 322
Area(s): Finance
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Dr. Wen Shi

Associate Professor

Department: Accounting & Finance
Email: shi_wen@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8155
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 324
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Dr. Uma Sridharan

Professor

Department: Accounting & Finance
Email: sridharan_uma@columbusstate.edu
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology CCT 423
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Part-Time Faculty & Staff

Faculty and Staff Contact Information
NameTitleEmail Address
Michael AnselmLecturer & Internship Coordinatoranselm_michael@columbusstate.edu

Department of Marketing & Management

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Dr. John Finley

Department Chair / Associate Professor

Department: Marketing & Management
Email: finley_john@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8169
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 352D
Area(s): General Business
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Dr. Phil Bryant

Associate Professor

Department: Marketing & Management
Email: bryant_phillip1@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8066
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 341
Area(s): Management
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Kimberly Cantrell

Part Time Limited Term Faculty

Department: Marketing & Management
Email: cantrell_kimberly@columbusstate.edu
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology

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Dr. Hyeran Choi

Assistant Professor

Department: Marketing & Management
Email: choi_hyeran2@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8049
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 338
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Dr. Kirk Heriot

Professor
Crowley Chair of Entrepreneurship

Department: Marketing & Management
Email: heriot_kirk@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8078
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 346
Area(s): Management
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Dr. Johnny Ho

Professor

Department: Marketing & Management
Email: ho_johnny@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8087
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 343
Area(s): Management
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Dr. Kevin Hurt

Associate Professor

Department: Marketing & Management
Email: hurt_kevin@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8064
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 345
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Dr. Mark James

Associate Professor

Department: Marketing & Management
Email: james_mark1@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8150
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 332
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Amy Jones

Lecturer of Marketing

Department: Marketing & Management
Email: jones_amy11@columbusstate.edu
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology
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Dr. Sungwoo Jung

Professor

Department: Marketing & Management
Email: jung_sungwoo@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8163
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 326
Area(s): Marketing
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Dr. Yoon Lee

Assistant Professor

Department: Marketing & Management
Email: lee_yoon@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8065
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 432
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Dr. Laurence Marsh

Associate Professor

Department: Marketing & Management
Email: marsh_laurence@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8177
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 339
Area(s): Management
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Rick Mattson

Part Time Limited Term Faculty

Department: Marketing & Management
Email: mattson_rick@columbusstate.edu

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Dr. Ed O'Donnell

Associate Professor

Department: Marketing & Management
Email: odonnell_edward@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8050
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 335
Area(s): Marketing
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Dr. Jennifer Pitts

Professor

Department: Marketing & Management
Email: pitts_jennifer@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8162
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 340
Area(s): Management Information Systems
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Dr. Robin Snipes

Professor

Department: Marketing & Management
Email: snipes_robin@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8067
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 342
Area(s): Management
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Dr. Neal Thomson

Professor

Department: Marketing & Management
Email: thomson_neal@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8156
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 344
Area(s): Management
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Part-Time Faculty & Staff

Faculty and Staff Contact Information
NameTitleEmail Address
Kimberly CantrellPart Time Limited Term Facultycantrell_kimberly@columbusstate.edu
Rick MattsonPart Time Limited Term Facultymattson_rick@columbusstate.edu

TSYS School of Computer Science

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Dr. Shamim Khan

Professor / Department Chair

Department: Computer Science, TSYS School of
Email: khan_shamim@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8184
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 453
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Dr. Rania Hodhod

Associate Professor/Assistant Chair

Department: Computer Science, TSYS School of
Email: hodhod_rania@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8181
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 454
Area(s): Artificial intelligence, machine learning, serious games, interactive narrative and computational creativity
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Dr. Riduan Abid

Associate Professor

Department: Computer Science, TSYS School of
Email: abid_mohamedriduan@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8131
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 439
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Dr. Anastasia Angelopoulou

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Department: Computer Science, TSYS School of
Email: angelopoulou_anastasia@columbusstate.edu
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 433
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Dr. Radwan Shushane

Associate Professor

Department: Computer Science, TSYS School of
Email: shushane_radwan@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8175
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 430

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Dr. B. Bhagyavati

Part Time Limited Term Faculty

Department: Computer Science, TSYS School of
Email: bhagyavati@columbusstate.edu
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Elke Brumbaugh

Lecturer in Computer Science

Department: Computer Science, TSYS School of
Email: brumbaugh_elke@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8197
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 436
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Jose Canedo

Part Time Limited Term Faculty

Department: Computer Science, TSYS School of
Email: canedo_jose@columbusstate.edu
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Dr. Hyrum Carroll

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Department: Computer Science, TSYS School of
Email: carroll_hyrum@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8182
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 442
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Nandor A. Domonkos

IT Support Specialist

Department: Computer Science, TSYS School of
Email: domonkos_nandor@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8188
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 437
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Hillary Fleenor

Part Time Limited Term Faculty

Department: Computer Science, TSYS School of
Email: fleenor_hillary@columbusstate.edu
Office: Schwob Library 244
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Dr. Linqiang Ge

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Department: Computer Science, TSYS School of
Email: ge_linqiang@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8183
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 441
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Dr. Suk Lee

Associate Professor

Department: Computer Science, TSYS School of
Email: lee_suk@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8172
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 443
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Trang Nguyen

Part Time Limited Term Faculty

Department: Computer Science, TSYS School of
Email: nguyen_trang@columbusstate.edu
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Dr. Rodrigo Obando

Associate Professor

Department: Computer Science, TSYS School of
Email: obando_rodrigo@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8185
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 426
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Dr. Yesem Peker

Associate Professor

Department: Computer Science, TSYS School of
Email: peker_yesem@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8187
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 422
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Dr. Lydia Ray

Associate Professor

Department: Computer Science, TSYS School of
Email: ray_lydia@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8174
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 429
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Dr. Neal Rogers

Assistant Professor

Department: Computer Science, TSYS School of
Email: rogers_neal@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8171
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 425
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Aurelia Smith

Part Time Limited Term Faculty

Department: Computer Science, TSYS School of
Email: smith_aurelia@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8188
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Jennifer Stone

Academic Support Assistant

Department: Computer Science, TSYS School of
Email: stone_jennifer2@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8170
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 400
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Dr. Lixin Wang

Professor

Department: Computer Science, TSYS School of
Email: wang_lixin@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8190
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 434
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Yien Wang

Part Time Limited Term Faculty

Department: Computer Science, TSYS School of
Email: wang_yien@columbusstate.edu
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Dr. Jianhua Yang

Professor

Department: Computer Science, TSYS School of
Email: yang_jianhua@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8180
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 440
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Dr. Yi Zhou

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Department: Computer Science, TSYS School of
Email: zhou_yi@columbusstate.edu
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 435
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Part-Time Faculty & Staff

Faculty and Staff Contact Information
NameTitleEmail Address
Dr. Radwan ShushaneAssociate Professorshushane_radwan@columbusstate.edu
Dr. B. BhagyavatiPart Time Limited Term Facultybhagyavati@columbusstate.edu
Jose CanedoPart Time Limited Term Facultycanedo_jose@columbusstate.edu
Hillary FleenorPart Time Limited Term Facultyfleenor_hillary@columbusstate.edu
Trang NguyenPart Time Limited Term Facultynguyen_trang@columbusstate.edu
Aurelia SmithPart Time Limited Term Facultysmith_aurelia@columbusstate.edu
Yien WangPart Time Limited Term Facultywang_yien@columbusstate.edu

Butler Center for Business and Economic Research

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Dr. Benjamin Blair

Professor
Butler Chair and Director of The Butler Center for Business and Economic Research

Department: Butler Center for Business and Economic Research
Email: blair_benjamin@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8173
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 351
Area(s): Economics
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TSYS Center for Cybersecurity

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Patrick Aiken

Director, TSYS Center for Cybersecurity

Department: TSYS Center for Cybersecurity
Email: aiken_john@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-565-1484
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 121
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Ehab Bedir

Cyber Range Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Department: TSYS Center for Cybersecurity
Email: bedir_ehab@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8193
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 125
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