Faculty

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

Jason Aylward 

Director of Performing Arts

B.M.  Concordia College

M.M. Central Michigan University

M.M. Central Michigan University

D.M.A. (ABD) Peabody Conservatory, Johns Hopkins University

Kenneth R. Berry 

Chemistry Instructor

B.S. Furman University

M.S. Furman University

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

Ms. Courtney Deason 

English Instructor

B.S., Judson College

M.Ed., University of West Alabama 

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

Ms. Mariah Hodge

Biology Instructor

B.S. Mississippi State University

M.S. Mississippi State University

Carol Hughes

Chemistry Lab and Library Assistant

B.S., Judson College

M.Ed., University of Montevallo

David P. Ivey

Chief Academic Officer, Sociology Instructor

A.A., Marion Military Institute

B.S., Judson College

M.S., University of West Alabama

Ms. Gabriel L. Johnson

English Instructor

B.A., Judson College

M.A., The University of Texas at Tyler

Mrs. Camie Jones

Coordinator, Developmental Education

B.S., Auburn University

M.Ed., Troy University

Patrick McCormick

Mathematics Instructor

B.S. Marietta College

B.S. Marietta College

M.S. Ohio University

LCDR Curtis Meisenheimer, USN (Ret)

Department Chair, Mathematics & Science, Physics Instructor

B.A., University of California, Los Angeles

M.S., Naval Postgraduate School

Mrs. Eva Painter

Director of Academic Success Center, Adjunct Professor for Public Speaking

B.A. University of Georgia

M.A. University of Alabama

Ms. Nichole Peacock

English Instructor

B.A., Huntingdon College

M.A., University of Montevallo

Mrs. Ashley Plummer

Director of Library Services

B.A., Judson College

M.A. University of Montevallo

M.A. University of West Alabama

Mrs. 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

LTC Jody Spinks, USAR   

Adjunct Religion Instructor

B.S., University of Montevallo 

M.A., Liberty University 

Mr. Brett Stiefel

Math Instructor

B.S. University of Montevallo

M.S. University of Alabama at Birmingham 

Mrs. Jillian Stone

Academic Success Specialist, Adjunct Psychology Instructor

B.S., Troy University

M.S., Troy University

MAJ Brant Thomason

Department Chair, History and Social Science, 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

Dr. Xiaoli Yang

Mathematics Instructor

B.S., Yunnan Normal University, China

M.S., East China Normal University

Ph.D., University of Alabama