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


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



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


Nichole Peacock

English Instructor

B.A., Huntingdon College

M.A., University of Montevallo


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



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