Milligan welcomes new faculty this fall

MILLIGAN COLLEGE, TN (Aug. 16, 2013) —Milligan College welcomes five new full-time faculty members this fall.

browningDr. Christine Browning will serve as associate professor of counseling and psychology. Browning has a Ph.D. in counselor education from the University of Mississippi. She earned a master’s degree and an educational specialist degree from the University of Memphis, and a bachelor’s degree from Crichton College (Memphis, Tenn.). She is a licensed professional counselor, a nationally certified counselor and a psychological examiner. Browning comes to Milligan from Memphis, where she most recently served as associate professor and chair of the department of behavioral sciences at Victory University. She also served as a consultant for Jackson Psychological Services and West Tennessee Forensic Services.


DePriest, AimeeAimee DePriest will serve as assistant professor of nursing. She is a registered nurse (RN) with nine years of experience in healthcare and a background in progressive care, acute care and medical/surgical nursing. She earned a Master of Science in Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from King College (Bristol, Tenn.). For the last six years, she has worked in various roles at the Johnson City Medical Center, most recently as assistant manager of the medical/surgical area. In addition to nursing and administrative duties, DePriest’s experience includes monitoring and educating staff, as well as patient education.

edin_KaylaDr. Kayla Walker Edin will serve as assistant professor of English and humanities. She completed her Ph.D. in English at Southern Methodist University (Dallas, Texas). She earned a master’s degree in English from Portland State University (Portland, Ore.) and a bachelor’s degree in English from Seattle Pacific University (Seattle, Wash.). Some of Edin’s research interests include the long 19th century, fin-de-siècle literature, rise of the novel, women and gender studies, and transnational Modernist literature. Edin has published and presented scholarship, most recently on Joseph Conrad and Virginia Woolf. In addition, she serves as managing editor of The Global Citizen, a journal for young adults engaging the world through service.

Lindsay, SarahDr. Sarah Lindsay will serve as assistant professor of English and humanities. She has a Ph.D. and master’s degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Wheaton College (Wheaton, Ill.). Lindsay also studied at the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the University of Oxford (Oxford, England). Her teaching and research interests include Middle English literature, gender and chivalry in Middle English romance, Arthurian romance in England, translation of French romances into English, Old and Middle English language and grammar, popular fiction, and composition.

Jamie_PriceDr. Jamie Price will serve as associate professor of mathematics. Prior to her new role at Milligan, she served for seven years as a mathematics instructor at East Tennessee State University (ETSU), where she was named “Outstanding Non-Regular Faculty Member” in 2011. She also taught at Indian River State College (Fort Pierce, Fla.). Price earned a Ph.D. in teacher education with a concentration in mathematics education from the University of Tennessee. She earned her master’s and bachelor’s degrees in math from ETSU. In addition to teaching, Price volunteers with local middle school and high school math programs and competitions.

To learn more about Milligan, visit www.milligan.edu.


MILLIGAN COLLEGE is a Christian liberal arts college in Northeast Tennessee whose vision is to change lives and shape culture through a commitment to servant leadership. The college offers more than 100 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in a variety of fields, along with graduate and adult degree completion programs.  To learn more about Milligan College, visit www.milligan.edu or call 800-262-8337.

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