WWU Announces Faculty Promotions
|5/16/2011||Mary Ann Beahon|
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||(573) 592-1127|
William Woods University recently promoted three faculty members: Lee Bailey, Greg Smith and Anthony Lungstrum.
Bailey was named associate professor of accounting, Smith was named associate professor of English and Lungstrum was named assistant professor of athletic training.
A resident of Fulton, Bailey, is a graduate of WWU, with a B.A. in accounting, and is a Certified Public Accountant. She also holds an M.A. in human resources management from Webster University and a juris doctorate from William Howard Taft University.
She worked at William Woods from 1985 to 1995 and left to become business manager at Missouri Girls Town. She spent three years at Callaway Community Hospital as director of human resources and marketing and served as human resources director for the City of Fulton for four years. She joined the WWU faculty in 2005.
Smith, who lives in Mexico, Mo., joined the William Woods faculty in 2005 and specializes in film studies, composition, and American literature. He earned a B.A., M.A. and Ph.D., all in English and all from Western Michigan in Kalamazoo, Mich., where he taught since 1993 and was an assistant professor from 2000 to 2005. He also was a freelance copywriter/editor/proofreader for McCrosky Marketing Communications, 2001-2005.
During his professional career, Smith has published articles on a wide range of topics—including American cinema, American literature, British literature and even contemporary rock music—in such academic journals as Literature-Film Quarterly, The Mid-Atlantic AlmanackandThe Midwest Quarterly.
Lungstrum, who lives in Fulton, serves as chair of the sciences, mathematics and human performance division and director of the athletic training education program, in addition to his teaching responsibilities.
Coming to William Woods in 2007, he previously was an instructor at Texas A&M University-Commerce for three years. He also was clinical coordinator for the athletic training education program and assistant athletic trainer since 2000.
Lungstrum served as medical coordinator for the National Youth Sports Program in Tahlequah, Okla., before going to Texas A&M University-Commerce. He has a B.S. in health and human performance and an M.S. in college teaching, both from Northeastern State University, in Tahlequah, Okla. He is completing a doctorate of education through Texas A&M University-Commerce.