Concord University Welcomes New Full-Time Faculty

For Immediate Release: 
Sep 08 2017

CONTACT:  Sarah Dalton

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CONCORD UNIVERSITY WELCOMES NEW FULL-TIME FACULTY

 

ATHENS, W.Va. – Concord University is welcoming eight new full-time faculty members for the Fall 2017 semester.

 

Dr. Marwa K. Abdel Latif comes to Concord from Blacksburg, Va. and has been named Assistant Professor of Chemistry. She earned a bachelor’s degree at Randolph College and a Ph.D. from Virginia Tech.

 

Dr. Michael R. Bean, Jr. joins the faculty as Assistant Professor of Education. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Hampton University; a master’s degree from Nova Southeastern University; and a Ph.D. from Capella University. He comes to Concord from Bedford, Ohio.

 

Dr. Darrick L. Brake has been named an Instructor in Sociology. Brake earned a bachelor’s degree from Adrian College; a master’s degree from Central Michigan University; and a Ph.D. from Western Michigan University. He comes here from Kalamazoo, Mich.

 

Ms. Courtney B. Ross joins Concord’s faculty as an Instructor in Sociology. She holds a bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University and a master’s degree from Virginia Tech. She comes here from Wytheville, Va.

 

Dr. Nina P. Slota comes to Concord from Aberdeen, S.D. and has been named an Assistant Professor of Psychology. She received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware and a Ph.D. from Graduate Center, City University of New York.

 

Ms. Shelly R. Stump is joining Concord’s faculty as Assistant Professor of Accounting. She earned a Regents Bachelor of Arts degree from Concord University and an M.P.A. from West Virginia University. She hails from Coal City, W.Va.

 

Dr. John A. Swiger is Visiting Professor of Finance. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Richmond and a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He comes here from San Antonio, Texas and has taught adjunct for Concord.

 

Dr. Alec T. Wagner joins Concord’s faculty as Assistant Professor of Chemistry. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania State University and both a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from Virginia Tech. He comes here from Salem, Va.

 

A photo of each new faculty member is attached below.

Dr. Marwa K. Abdel Latif
Dr. Michael R. Bean, Jr.                   
Dr. Darrick L. Brake
Ms. Courtney B. Ross
Dr. Nina P. Slota
Ms. Shelly R. Stump
Dr. John A. Swiger
Dr. Alec T. Wagner