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  • Mark Brock

    Position: Associate Professor

    Campus Phone: 865-471-4793

    Campus Box: 71954

    Email: mbrock@cn.edu

    Dr. Brock is the director of Carson-Newman’s Graduate Studies Program in Education which offers a Master of Arts in Teaching: English as a Second Language. He is also an associate professor, and he is a consultant for the English Language Institute. Dr. Brock’s office is located on the second floor of the CGE Building.  Dr. Brock has taught in Hong Kong and Macau, and traveled in several other countries.

  • Danny Hinson

    Position: Associate Professor

    Campus Phone: 865-471-3310

    Campus Box: 71954

    Email: dhinson@cn.edu

    Dr. Danny W. Hinson is an associate professor in the TESL graduate program. He and his wife, Jan, have taught in Japan, Thailand, Russia, and Italy.

  • Phyllis Hoover

    Position: Coordinator for International Student Services

    Campus Phone: 865-471-4805

    Campus Box: 71954

    Phyllis coordinates and plans special services for Carson-Newman’s international students. She is assisted by student workers and volunteers who do a wonderful job "infusing" international students into the campus culture. Her office is located in the CGE Building.  Her office hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9 to 3 each day.  Mrs. Hoover earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Atlanta Christian College.

  • Regina Sullivan

    Position: Dean of Global Education

    Campus Phone: 865-471-4774

    Campus Box: 71954

    Email: rsullivan@cn.edu


    Regina D. Sullivan is a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University, and, as an undergraduate, she was an exchange student to Seinan Gakuin University in Fukuoka, Japan.  After her graduation, she returned to Japan and lived there two more years, teaching English as a Second Language classes and in Fukuoka International School.  She has traveled to Korea, China, and Australia as well as to Europe and the Caribbean. She holds an MAR from Yale Divinity School and a PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  She moved to Jefferson City from New York City where she taught in the Bronx and Brooklyn in the City University of New York System. She is the author of Lottie Moon: A Southern Baptist Missionary to China in History and Legend (2011).  Her articles have appeared in Historically Speaking (2012), Entering the Fray: Gender, Politics, and Culture in the New South (2010), and Women in the American Civil War: An Encyclopedia (2007). Her forthcoming book, Varieties of Southern Religious Experience: Essays in Honor of Donald G. Mathews, will be published next spring.

  • Melissa Summey

    Position: Assistant Director, Center for Global Education

    Campus Phone: 865-471-4153

    Campus Box: 71954

    Email: msummey@cn.edu

    Melissa coordinates special programs which include study abroad and assisting with small groups coming from other countries for mini terms in English and American Culture. While a student at Carson-Newman, Melissa spent time overseas during each of her summer breaks. Following her graduation from Carson-Newman, she lived in China before returning to work in the Center for Global Education.  Melissa has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Carson-Newman and a Master of Science degree from Drexel University.

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