Philosophy and Religion

Faculty and Staff

David NikkelDr. David Nikkel   Safe Zone

Professor of Religion and Chair / Web Information Coordinator 

Phone: 910.521.6892
Office: Sampson Building, Room 113 
Office Hours: MWF 11 a.m.-12 noon; TR 10-11 a.m.
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Daisy Long

Daisy Long 

Administrative Associate 

Phone: 910.775.4467
Office: Sampson Building, Room 128

Dr. Jeffery GellerDr. Jeffery Geller

Professor of Philosophy

Phone: 910.521.6460
Office: Sampson Building, Room 106
Office Hours: MWF 9:45-11:45a.m.; TR 10:45-11:45 a.m
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Dr. Mordechai Inbari

Dr. Mordechai Inbari

Associate Professor of Religion

Phone: 910.775.4418
Office: Sampson Building, Room 107
Office Hours: TR 9-9:30 a,m., 10:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; W 4-5 p.m.

Dr. Sharon Mattila

Dr. Sharon Mattila

Associate Professor of Religion 

Phone: 910.522.5729
Office: Sampson Building, Room 104 
Office Hours: MWF 1:50-2:20 p.m.; MW 3:30-5:15 p.m.
W 3:00-4:00 p.m.
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Melinda RosenbergDr. Melinda Rosenberg  Safe Zone

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Phone: 910.521.6314
Office: Sampson Building, Room 108
Office Hours: TR 9-11 a.m.; 4-5 p.m.
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Dr. Ray Sutherland

Dr. Ray Sutherland

Associate Professor of Religion

Phone: 910.521.6461
Office:Sampson Building, Room 105
Office Hours: MWF 8-9 a.m.; TR 9:30-10:30 a.m.

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Adjunct Faculty

Robert Bass, Ph.D. --- --- 478-238-3944

T. Ryan Jackson, Ph.D --- 919-896-2860

Ronald Loftis, D.Min. --- --- ext. (521)6456; 910-483-7648; Office: Sampson Building, Room 144
Office Hours: TR 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., 1:45-2:30 p.m.

Glenda Pope, M.Div. --- 910-334-1352
Office Hours: TR 10:15-10:45 a.m.

Susan Ulrich, M.Div. --- --- ext. (775)4420; 910-446- 9336; Office: Sampson Building, Room 144
Office Hours: MWF 8:30-9 a.m., 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Emeritus Faculty

Merrill P. Miller, Emeritus Professor of Religion--  
UNCP Service, 1989-2008; Ph.D., Columbia University