The Abbey Difference: Our Faculty

Experience the Belmont Abbey College difference by watching these intimate interviews with some of our best faculty. The faculty are why Belmont Abbey College is one of the top Catholic Liberal Arts colleges in the country. They teach, they counsel, they guide — they give each student their best to help them explore every possibility so each one can find their purpose in life. Be sure to come back and check for new videos.

Jerome Murray – Business Lecturer, Former Student at The Center for Continuing & Professional Studies (Adults 23+)
B.A., Belmont Abbey College
M.B.A., Pfeiffer University

Dr. Ronald Thomas – Associate Professor of Theology
B.A., University of Memphis
M. Div., Emory University
Ph.D., University of Cambridge

Julia Foster Beeman – Chair and Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Chair of Social Sciences Division
A.A.S., Central Piedmont Community College
B.S., University of North Carolina-Charlotte
M.S., University of North Carolina-Charlotte
Ph.D, (Candidate), Nova Southeastern University

Dr. Sara Davis Powell – Chair and Professor of Education
B.S., Southern Nazarene University
M.A., University of Colorado-Denver
Ph.D., University of Colorado-Denver

Dr. Laura Campbell – Director of Teacher Education, Charlotte Campus
B.S., Saint Thomas Aquinas College
M.Ed., University of South Florida-Fort Myers
Ed.S., Barry University-School of Education
Ed.D., Barry University

Dr. Farrell O’Gorman – Professor of English
B.A., University of Notre Dame
M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Simon Donoghue – Associate Professor of English, Theatre Arts Minor Coordinator, Director of Abbey Players, Chair of Humanities Division
B.A., University of Virginia
M.S.L.S., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Dr. Patrick Wadden – Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Trinity College, Dublin
M.St., University of Oxford
D.Phil., University of Oxford

Dr. John Daniel Hutchinson – Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Belmont Abbey College
M.A., University of Alabama-Birmingham
Ph.D., Florida State University

Stephen Brosnan – Associate Professor of Math/Physics
B.A., University of Colorado
M.S., University of Michigan

Dr. Nathalie Coté– Chair & Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., Furman University
M.S., Vanderbilt University
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Dr. Hubert Sales – Assistant Professor of Business
B.A., Trinity Christian College
M.B.A., Indiana Wesleyan University
Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas