Craig Albert

Associate Professor of Political Science

    Dr. Craig Albert is a leading expert on war, terrorism and American politics and has testified to the U.S. Congress on Islamic Extremism.

    Ethnic ConflictTerrorismPolitical ScienceNational Security

    Angela Bratton

    Associate Professor of Anthropology

      Dr. Angela Bratton researches gender and sexuality, immigration and refugees, folklore, food and culture, and cultural issues in Africa.

      Cultural IssuesFolkloreImmigrants and refugeesFood and CultureAnthropologyGender and Sexuality

      Gretchen Caughman


        Dr. Gretchen Caughman is an established expert in the field of virology, and serves as Provost of Augusta University.

        Graduate and Professional EducationStrategic PlanningAcademic Affairs

        Heather Chiero

        Associate Professor of History, Anthropology and Philosophy

          Dr. Heather Chiero is a leading scholar in Latin American history and underrepresented populations in Central America.

          Latin AmericaCentral AmericaUnderrepresented PopulationsSocial HistoryReligious History

          Kim Davies

          Chair of Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Social Work

            Dr. Kim Davies is a criminologist and sociologist specializing in the study of homicide and gender-based violence.

            MurderSociology Of HomicideGender-Based ViolenceSocial EqualitySociology

            Gianluca De Leo

            Chair of Clinical and Digital Health Sciences

              Dr. Gianluca De Leo is a leading expert on using technology, such as virtual reality and e-health, in public health and health care.

              Health InformaticsE-HealthVirtual RealityPublic HealthBiotechnologyHealth TechnologyAugmented RealityTelemedicine

              Martha Ginn

              Associate Professor of Political Science

                Dr. Martha Ginn is a political expert on the judicial process, constitutional law and the U.S. Supreme Court.

                PoliticsJudicial PoliticsThe U.S. Supreme CourtConstitutional LawPolling

                Mark Harris

                Director of Graduate Studies in Information Security Management

                  Mark Harris is an expert in information security management and has taught IT and cybersecurity courses at the collegiate level since 2000.

                  Health IT SecurityInformation TechnologyCybersecurityMobile Device SecuritySecurity Awareness Training

                  William Hatcher

                  Director, Master of Public Administration Program

                    Dr. William Hatcher focuses on public administration and social, economic and political institutions in local communities.

                    Public AdministrationPublic PolicyCommunity and Economic DevelopmentHealth PolicyPublic Budgeting and Finance

                    Jay Heslen

                    Assistant Professor of Political Science, Cyber Institute faculty

                      Dr. John “Jay” Heslen is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and serves on faculty at Augusta University’s Cyber Institute

                      Cyber ConflictPolitical ScienceCybersecurityTerrorismCounterintelligenceCognitive BiasCoalitional PsychologyInternational Relations TheoryGame Theory