New Faculty and Staff



Adam Albrite, assistant professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine

Michel Awad, visiting assistant professor, Math/Science/Informatics, College of Professional Advancement

Rishawn Felton, coordinator of financial planning, Financial Planning

Richard Frady, clinical assistant professor, Instruction, College of Nursing

Corey Geer, admissions counselor, Admissions

Maxine Harlemon, visiting assistant professor, Math/Science/Informatics, College of Professional Advancement

Julia Maddox, admissions counselor, Admissions/Student Affairs, College of Health Professions

Shama Panjwani, visiting assistant professor, Counseling, College of Professional Advancement

Moshen Yaghoubikalaterahman, assistant professor, Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy


Lauren Childs, director of career services, Career Services, School of Law

Amberly Cole, library assistant III/circulation manager, Law Library, School of Law

Charlene Durham, housing assistant, Housing and Residence Life

Kentrice Grier, research phlebotomist, Mercer Medicine, School of Medicine

Kentavius Haynes, admissions counselor, Admissions

Anna Marmolejo Rios, administrative coordinator, Academic Resource Center

Manish Mishra, associate professor, Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine

Timothy O’Branski, assistant men’s lacrosse coach, Athletics

Jacquelin Sheehan, coordinator of enrollment management, Enrollment Management

Kenya Walker, enrollment associate, Financial Planning


Carroll Banton, case manager, Community Medicine, School of Medicine

Kyle Sears
Kyle is the director of media relations at Mercer. In addition to being the primary media contact for most academic and administrative units of the university, he coordinates hometown and university news releases and serves as editor of the News@Mercer e-newsletter and Reach magazine.​