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Honors Faculty & Staff

Dr. Sandra Giles

Dr. Sandra Giles is a Professor of English with a Ph.D. from Florida State. Reach her at or 229-391-4961. Why ABAC? Dr. Giles grew up in Tifton and on the ABAC campus, and she still has family in town. She is particularly excited about the Rural Studies Program, especially…

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Mr. Philip Hightower

Mr. Philip Hightower is a Lecturer of Biology with an M.S from Valdosta State University. Reach him at or 229-391-5111. Why ABAC? Phil Hightower chose ABAC because he enjoys working with students. He appreciates that our campus and classroom sizes allow faculty to have individual discussions with students about... Read More »

Dr. Joe Njoroge

Dr. Joe Njoroge is a Professor of Political Science with a Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Reach him at or 229-391-5087. Read More »

Dr. Russell Pryor

Dr. Russell Pryor is an Assistant Professor of History with a Ph.D from Carnegie Mellon University. Reach him at or 229-391-5086 Why ABAC? Dr. Pryor chose ABAC because of its small size, emphasis on student-centered education, location, and its interdisciplinary Rural Studies Program. He’s from South Georgia was also... Read More »

Dr. Hans Schmeisser

Dr. Schmeisser is an Associate Professor of Political Science with a Ph.D from the University of Florida. Reach him at or 229-391-5077. Why ABAC? Dr. Schmeisser chose ABAC because of the College’s unique opportunity to build a growing, student-centered baccalaureate program. Academic Expertise Dr. Scheisser’s scholarship concentrates on American... Read More »