Elna Green, PhD
Dr. Elna Green joined Augusta University on July 1, 2017, as Dean of the Pamplin College
of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Dr. Green came to us from San Jose State
University, where she had served as associate vice president for Faculty Affairs and
professor of Humanities. Previously, she had been their associate dean of the College
of Humanities and the Arts. Her scholarly interests include gender, race, and poverty
in the American South. Dr. Green received her bachelor's and master's degrees from
Wake Forest University and earned her doctoral degree from Tulane University.
Wesley Kisting, PhD
Dr. Wesley Kisting, Associate Professor in the Department of English and Foreign Languages,
joined the faculty in 2007. He was appointed Associate Dean in 2017. His fields of
interest include early modern English literature and theology, and contemporary issues
in higher education. Dr. Kisting received his bachelors and masters degrees from Marquette
University and his doctoral degree from the University of Iowa. As Associate Dean,
he is responsible for college budget, foundation, personnel matters, strategic planning,
assessment, curriculum oversight, and SACS faculty credentialing.
Martha Ginn, PhD
Dr. Martha Ginn, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science, joined
the faculty in 2008. Her fields of interest include American Politics, emphasis on
Judicial Politics Research and Quantitative Methods. Dr. Ginn was appointed Assistant
Dean in 2017. She is responsible for academic conduct, reinstatements, marketing,
document management, web management, and accomplishing other tasks assigned by the
Secretary to the Dean
Tina assists with scheduling and the processing of reports and information coming
into the Dean's Office. She also assists with student requests and information gathering.
She graduated from Augusta University in 1982 (then Augusta College) with a degree
in Sociology. Since 2003, Tina has worked in several offices on campus, but is now
pleased to call the Dean's office home.
Juanita assists the college and departments in processing faculty, staff and student
personnel actions. She also assists in monitoring college and unit budgets, preparing
reports, and administering Pamplin Student Research and Travel awards. Juanita joined
the Dean's Office in November 2013. Previously, she worked in the Office of Advancement
and in the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Research.