MMI employs highly qualified faculty who are dedicated to the success of their students.  Eighty percent of the faculty members are full-time, and out of 26 faculty, 11 have terminal degrees.


Eric Allison

Computer Science Instructor (Adjunct)

B.S., Jacksonville State University

M.S., Nova Southeastern University


Joyce Allison

Developmental Math & SAT/ACT Prep Instructor

B.A., Western Kentucky University


Cassandra Boze

English Instructor

B.A., University of Arkansas – Fort Smith

M.A., Auburn University

M.A., University of Arkansas


Kirtley Brown

Criminal Justice Instructor

B.S., University of Alabama

J.D., University of Alabama


LaJaycee Brown

Business Instructor (Adjunct)

B.S., Wayne State University

MBA, Strayer University


Mrs. Beatriz Castro-Nail

Spanish & Humanities Instructor

B.A., Universidad del Quindio, Colombia

MATL, University of Southern Mississippi


Ms. Brenda Cook

Director, Counseling

B.S., Judson College

M.S., Troy University


Dr. Mark Doyle

Department Chair, Humanities and English Instructor

B.S., Virginia Military Institute

M.B.A., The College of William and Mary

M.A., The College of Saint Rose

Ph.D., Indiana University


CAPT R. Todd Gatlin, USCG

Mathematics Instructor

B.S., Troy State University

M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Dr. Thomas Hock

Biology Instructor

B.S. Florida State University

M.S., Florida State University

Ph.D, University of Alabama – Birmingham


Carol Hughes

Chemistry Lab and Library Assistant

B.S., Judson College

M.Ed., University of Montevallo


David P. Ivey

Department Chair, History and Social Science, Psychology & Sociology Instructor

A.A., Marion Military Institute

B.S., Judson College

M.S., University of West Alabama


Camie Jones

Coordinator, Developmental Education and Mathematics Instructor

B.S., Auburn University

M.Ed., Troy University


Rachel Jones

English Instructor

B.A., Gardner-Webb University

M.A., University of Alabama


LCDR Curtis Meisenheimer, USN (Ret)

Physics Instructor

B.A., University of California, Los Angeles

M.S., Naval Postgraduate School


Ashley Plummer

Director of Library Services

B.A., Judson College

M.A. University of Montevallo

M.A. University of West Alabama


Joy K. Roche

Biology Instructor

B.S., Towson State University

M.S., Towson State University


Dr. Rankin Sherling

History Instructor

B.A., University of Mississippi

M.A., University of Mississippi

Ph.D., Queen’s University


Dr. David Spewak

Philosophy Instructor

B.A. University of Valley Forge

M. Phil. University of Glasgow

M.A. University of California, Santa Barbara

Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara


Dr. J.W. Sam Stevenson

Department Chair, Mathematics & Natural Science and Chemistry Instructor

B.S., Northern Arizona University

Ph.D., University of South Carolina


Deborra L. Street

Band Director, Chorus & Theater Instructor

B.M.E., Troy State University

M.S., Troy State University

Ed.S., Troy State University


MAJ Brant Thomason

History Instructor

B.S., University of Montevallo

M.A., University of Alabama

M.Ed., University of Georgia


Buffy Walters

Art Instructor

B.A., Auburn University

M.F.A., University of Alabama


Charles Wright

English Instructor & Tennis Coach

B.A., Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

M.A., Slippery Rock University


Dr. Xiaoli Yang

Mathematics Instructor

B.S., Yunnan Normal University, China

M.S., East China Normal University

Ph.D., University of Alabama