New faculty at Henderson

 Aug. 28, 2007
Henderson State University began the fall semester with several new faculty members.

Dr. William Alvarez will be a visiting educational leadership professor. He is an educational consultant and was recently director of alliances and partnerships, Fischler School of Education, Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He earned his Ed.D. in educational administration at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.

Edward Conrad is assistant professor of management. He was most recently an instructor in management at the University of Southern Indiana. Conrad earned his Ph.D. in business administration at Southern Illinois University.

Christopher Guyer joins Henderson as an instructor of biology. He most recently served as adjunct instructor of biology at Maple Woods Community College in Kansas City, Mo. He earned his master of science from Iowa State University.

Dr. Megan Hickerson is an assistant professor of history. She had previously served as a visiting professor in history at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Hickerson earned her Ph.D. at Syracuse University.

Dr. Hee-Kyung Juhn is assistant professor, director of keyboard activities and applied piano. Most recently she was a full-time lecturer at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She received her doctor of music degree in piano performance at the Indiana University School of Music.

Holly Morado is an instructor of mathematics. She most recently served as PACE instructor at Central Baptist College in Conway. A graduate of Henderson, Morado, received her masters in higher mathematics from the University of Central Arkansas.

Dr. Don Peterson comes to Henderson as associate professor of recreation. He had previously served as associate professor of health, physical education and recreation at the University of South Dakota. He is professor emeritus at San Diego State University. Peterson earned his Ph.D. in recreation from the University of Oregon.

Vera Rideout is assistant director of the Education Renewal Zone. Most recently, she was a consultant for Consultation Plus Inc. in Fordyce. She received her masters of science in education from Henderson.

Dr. Frank Smith will be a visiting professor of finance. He most recently served as a professor at the University of Central Arkansas before becoming a Smart Stock System analyst. Smith earned his Ph.D. in finance at Texas Tech University.

Katherine Strause is assistant professor of art. She previously served on the fine art faculty at Pulaski Technical College teaching basic drawing, figure drawing and 2D design. Strause earned her masters in painting at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville.

Dr. May W. Tsao-Lim joins Henderson as assistant professor of music. Most recently, she served as coordinator of class piano at Iowa State University. Tsao-Lim earned her doctor of musical arts in piano performance and pedagogy at the University of Oklahoma, Norman.



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