Radford University faculty members are student-focused and believe in engaging students in their learning. Meet some of the outstanding faculty members at Radford University by watching the videos below.
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Associate Professor Tricia Easterling
Tricia Easterling, an associate professor of science education, started teaching because she wanted to share how she loves to learn with other students. Easterling's goal is to encourage her students to create an environment in their classrooms where they value mistakes and learn from their learning.
Associate Professor Kristan Morrison
Associate Professor of Education Kristan Morrison believes her role as an educator has tremendous purpose and meaning, not only for her but for her students and hopefully the opportunities her students will create for kids all over the place.
Professor Donald Samson
Professor of English Donald Samson believes that teachers should prepare students for their lives as well as their careers. Samson feels that literature and the arts in general can entertain and give people things to think about to expand their understanding of life and people.
Assistant Professor Danylle Kunkel
Assistant Professor of Management Danylle Kunkel started her career working in industry and discovered a need and a desire for preparing students for entering the workforce. One of Kunkel's favorite things about teaching in management is that it is interdisciplinary - no matter what field or industry students desire to go into, management is useful and helpful.
Professor Bruce Chase
Bruce Chase, professor of accounting and director of the Governmental and Nonprofit Assistance Center, aims to find unique ways to teach accounting to his students. Chase believes accounting is the language of business and understanding that language is key to understanding how a business works.
Assistant Professor I-Ping Fu
I-Ping Fu, an assistant professor of Chinese, teaches students to appreciate the Chinese culture as well as the language. After one or two years of Chinese studies, students are able to study abroad in China with Dr. Fu.
Professor Matthew Oyos
Professor of History Matthew Oyos believes studying history gives students a sense of who they are, how they fit into their own society, and where one day they will take that society.
Associate Professor Wayne Gallops
Wayne Gallops, an associate professor of music, believes that music is a way of human expression that all of us can do.