Faculty Profiles

Administration and Law department faculty contact and bio information


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Dr. Nancy B. Hastings

  • Position: Assistant Dean and Chair, Associate Professor; Interim Chair for the Department of Administration and Law
  • Department: Instructional Design and Technology
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 123

Dr. Nancy B. Hastings, an Associate Professor, is Chair of the Department of Instructional Design and Technology.

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Dr. Matthew Ruckman

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Administration and Law
  • Office Location:  Building 70, Room 107

Dr. Matthew Ruckman is an Assistant Professor of the Administration and Law Department.

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Dr. Haris Alibašić

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Administration and Law
  • Office Location:  Building 70, Room 110

Dr. Haris Alibašić is an Assistant Professor in the Public Administration Program, teaching Political Economy, Ethics, Budgeting, and administration courses and researching sustainability, climate resilience, corporate social responsibility, ethics and integrity, and local governments.

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Dr. Christopher L. Atkinson

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Administration and Law
  • Office Location:  Building 70, Room 105

Dr. Christopher L. Atkinson is an Assistant Professor in the Public Administration program at the University of West Florida.

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Dr. Aneurin "Nye" Grant

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: Administration and Law
  • Office Location:  Building 70, Room 124

Dr. Nye Grant teaches numerous construction-related courses, including Estimating, Materials and Methods, Sustainable Construction and Engineering Economy.

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Dr. Susan W. Harrell

  • Position: Associate Professor in Legal Studies
  • Department: Administration and Law
  • Office Location:  Building 70, Room 112

Susan W. Harrell, who has a Juris Doctorate degree from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, is an Associate Professor in the Legal Studies Program.

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Dr. Salih Kocak

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Administration and Law
  • Office Location:  Building 70, Room 125

Dr. Salih Kocak is an Assistant Professor of Building Construction.

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Dr. Charlie Penrod

  • Position: Associate Professor of Legal Studies
  • Department: Administration and Law
  • Office Location:  Building 70, Room 108

Charles “Charlie” Penrod, an Associate Professor of Legal Studies, has conducted research on copyright law, unemployment law, business law and cybercrime, among other topics.

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Dr. Chenxiang “Charlie” Song

  • Position: Associate Professor and Program Coordinator, Sports Management
  • Department: Administration and Law
  • Office Location:  Building 70, Room 106

Dr. Chenxiang “Charlie” Song is an Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Sports Management Program at UWF’s Department of Administration and Law.

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Dr. Harold M. (Hal) White

  • Position: University Professor of Ethics, Law & Policy and Senior Administrative Fellow
  • Department: Administration and Law
  • Office Location:  Building 77, Room 147

Harold M. (Hal) White, Jr. is Senior Administrative Fellow and University Professor of Ethics, Law & Policy. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of UWF from 2002 to 2010.

Adjunct Faculty

Administration and Law department adjunct faculty contact and bio information.


  • Jessica Andrade

    • Position: Adjunct Faculty
    • Department: Administration and Law
    • jandrade@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Property Law
  • Lisa Bernau

    • Position: Adjunct
    • Department: Administration and Law
    • lbernau@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Criminal Law Wills, Estates, and Trusts
  • Amir Fooladi

    • Position: Adjunct Faculty
    • Department: Administration and Law
    • afooladi@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Construction Administration
  • Randall Gibson

    • Position: Adjunct Faculty
    • Department: Administration and Law
    • rgibson@uwf.edu
    • Courses: ETI3445 Construction Estimating
  • Ross Goodman

    • Position: Adjunct Faculty
    • Department: Administration and Law
    • rgoodman1@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Legal System/Ethics
  • Matthew Harrison

    • Position: Adjunct Faculty
    • Department: Administration and Law
    • mharrison@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Organizational Management and Leadership in Sport
  • Joshua Huber

    • Position: Adjunct Faculty
    • Department: Administration and Law
    • jhuber@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Structures CDT Prep Construction Mechanics 1
  • Joshua Jones

    • Position: Adjunct
    • Department: Administration and Law
    • jjones7@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Evidence
  • Beth McNerney

    • Position: Adjunct Faculty
    • Department: Administration and Law
    • bmcnerney@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Sport Media
  • Tony Nguyen

    • Position: Adjunct Faculty
    • Department: Administration and Law
    • tnguyen@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Sociology of Sport
  • William Paulchek

    • Position: Adjunct Faculty
    • Department: Administration and Law
    • wpaulchek@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Acquisition Administration
  • Jason Richards

    • Position: Adjunct Faculty
    • Department: Administration and Law
    • jrichards@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Evidence
  • John "Scott" Sallis

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Administration and Law
    • jsallis@uwf.edu
    • Courses: Building Information Modeling