Welcome to the Belmont Abbey College Experts Guide: A selection of professors and their areas of expertise. This guide serves to aid the media and community in searches for academic lecturers and presenters on various topics. Every month we will “feature” a number of faculty and their specific areas of expertise. In addition, a complete list of subject matter and links to their corresponding experts will be available soon.
For more information please contact Rolando Rivas at (704) 898-3084

Featured Experts

 NameAreas of ExpertiseCredentials
gbrown7Dr. Grattan Brown
Associate Professor of Theology
  • Bioethics

  • Catholic Social Doctrine

  • Moral Theology

  • B.A., Washington and Lee University
    S.T.B., University of St. Thomas Aquinas
    M.A., University of Memphis
    S.T.L. & Ph.D., Accademia Alfonsiana
    jEiFGSkGEcOgPWjJoOFbeRDuPen3sr_tWHINoMsEsCgDr. Ann Calhoun-Sauls
    Associate Professor of Psychology
  • Social Psychology

  • Experimental Psychology

  • B.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte
    M.A., & Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Greensboro
    SkFJZvUkGl-6WO64PMR9CDwfPdDx2OpgUYJ1LVrSqtADr. Justin Litke
    Assistant Professor of Government and Political Philosophy
  • Political Theory (Philosophy and American Government)

  • German Language and Literature
  • B.A., The Catholic University of America
    M.A., Georgetown University
    Ph.D., Georgetown University
    fuOPyJ5D-kGYf48lxZW4IMqyfopfaPR58f10PSbiqZoDr. Gerald Malsbary
    Director of First-Year Symposium
  • Classical Languages (Greek and Latin)

  • German
  • B.A., University of California at Berkeley
    M.A., University of California at Berkeley
    Ph.D., University of Toronto
    c66ThR5ZdDxsM5Y0UFkMydIHLztHeWvhNw0r3NcrQE8Dr. Mike McLeod
    Chair and Professor of the Biology Department and Coordinator of the Environmental Studies Concentration
  • Biology

  • Environmental Sciences

  • Genetics

  • Evolution
  • B.S., Lincoln Memorial University
    M.A., East Tennessee State University
    Ph.D., Miami University (Ohio)
    7ZzPFtl258boIMXpwv7GhNbYL5XYt-2VKh-RN7UZKhIDr. Sara Powell
    Chair and Professor of Education
  • Educational Studies

  • The Behavior-Reward Linkage in Small Decision Making Groups

  • Connecting Math and Music
  • B.S., Southern Nazarene University
    M.A., University of Colorado-Denver
    Ph.D., University of Colorado-Denver
    Rajive TiwariDr. Rajive Tiwari
    Professor of Physics/Coordinator of Physics-Mathematics Minor
  • Electricity and Magnetism

  • Statics and Dynamics

  • Physics
  • B.S., St. Stephens College
    M.S., Rutgers University
    Ph.D., Rutgers University
    SwardwebforrealthistimethoughSteven Ward
    Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice

  • Business and Crime

  • Court Procedure
  • B.A., North Carolina State University
    J.D., Mercer College