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Human Services Faculty and Staff

Faculty

April Perry

Associate Professor

Human Services, Department Head

Cathy Andrews

Assistant Professor

NC School Executive Leadership

Kaitlin Bargreen

Associate Professor of Practice

Birth-Kindergarten

Derek Becker

Associate Professor

Birth-Kindergarten

Aarti Bellara

Assistant Professor

Educational Leadership

Andrew Bobilya

Professor

Experiential and Outdoor Education, Program Director

Rebekah Campbell

Instructor

Parks and Recreation Management

Robert Crow

Associate Professor

Educational Leadership

Dustin Evatt-Young

Assistant Professor of Practice

Higher Education Student Affairs; LEAD Minor Program Director

Melodie Frick

Associate Professor

Counseling, Program Director

Cathy Grist

Professor

Birth-Kindergarten, Program Director

Needham Yancey Gulley

Associate Professor

Higher Education Student Affairs, Program Director

Joy Howard

Associate Professor

NC School Executive Leadership

Siham Lekchiri

Assistant Professor

Human Resources

Elizabeth Likis-Werle

Associate Professor

Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Field Placement Coordinator

Kofi Lomotey

Professor

Educational Leadership, Distinguished Professor

Melissa Mecadon-Mann

Assistant Professor

Counseling Program

Sarah Minnis

Assistant Professor

Human Resources

Linda Oakleaf

Assistant Professor of Practice

Parks and Recreation Management / Experiential and Outdoor Education

Sarah Pedonti

Assistant Professor

Birth-Kindergarten

Lisen Roberts

Associate Professor

Counseling

Callie Schultz

Associate Professor

Parks and Recreation Management, Program Director, and Experiential and Outdoor Education

Jeremy Schultz

Assistant Professor

Parks and Recreation Management and Experiential and Outdoor Education

John Sherlock

Professor

Human Resources, Program Director

Paul Stonehouse

Assistant Professor

Parks and Recreation Management and Experiential and Outdoor Education

Heather Thompson

Associate Professor

Counseling

Emily Virtue

Assistant Professor

Educational Leadership, Program Director

Heidi Von Dohlen

Assistant Professor

NC School Executive Leadership, Program Director

Myra Watson

Assistant Professor

Birth-Kindergarten, Assistant Director, SOTL

Jess Weiler

Associate Professor

Educational Leadership

Staff

Name Title Email Phone
Erin Goodpaster Project Discovery Counselor egoodpaster@wcu.edu 828.227.7137
Alex Rector Project Discovery Counselor arector@wcu.edu 828.227.7137
Devyn Smith Project Discovery Counselor devynsmith@wcu.edu 828.227.7137
JennieV. Sorrells Project Discovery, Director jdsorrells@wcu.edu 828.227.7137
Patty Harley Administrative Support Associate, Project Discovery-Talent Search phharley@wcu.edu 828.227.7137
Rena McKay Administrative Support Associate, Dept. of Human Services remckay@wcu.edu 828.227.3278
Denise Royer Student Services Specialist, Dept. of Human Services droyer@wcu.edu 828.227.3325
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