Jan Meires FNP, BC, EdD - Professor, Nursing
Dr. Jan Meires currently serves as a Professor in UNF’s Brooks College of Health. She teaches facilitating all levels of students (BS, MS, Doctoral) across a number of disciplines (nursing, nutrition, physical therapy). Before arriving at UNF, where she received her doctoral degree, Dr. Meires studied nursing at Wichita State University and the University of Florida.
Lori Lange, PhD - Associate Professor, Psychology
Lori Lange is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology, where she also serves as the Director of the Master of Arts in General Psychology program. Her path to UNF started in the Midwest, where she earned a BS at the University of South Dakota and MS and PhD in experimental psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Gathering her cheesehead, she traveled west for a postdoctoral fellowship at the Stanford School of Medicine and a project directorship at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System.
Shana Harrington PT, PhD, SCS, MTC - Assistant Professor, Clinical and Applied Movement Sciences
Before arriving at UNF’s Department of Clinical and Applied Movement Sciences, Shana Harrington graduated with a PhD from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Dr. Harrington also studied physical therapy at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences and practiced as a physical therapist for 5 years prior to beginning her PhD. Much of her research interests focuses on: patient-reported outcome measures, pain, function and quality of life in cancer survivors, as well as understanding factors that contribute to shoulder pain in competitive swimmers.
Jenny K. Hager, MFA - Associate Professor, Art & Design
Hager earned a BFA in Art Studio and a BA in Art Education from the University
of Kentucky in Lexington, KY. She earned her MFA in Sculpture and Digital Media
from San Jose State University in San Jose, CA. Hager’s research focuses on
sculpture; her work is created using a variety of processes including welding,
casting, and video, to name a few
Erinn Gilson, PhD - Assistant Professor, Philosophy & Religious Studies
Erinn Gilson earned a B.A. in philosophy from Grinnell College and a Ph.D. in philosophy from University of Memphis. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at UNF, as well as the Coordinator for the interdisciplinary Gender Studies Minor. Her research focuses on the idea of vulnerability, understood not just in the conventional sense of susceptibility to harm but also as a form of openness to the unknown.
Paul Eason, PhD - Associate Professor, Engineering
A native of Jacksonville, Florida, Paul Eason completed his undergraduate and graduate studies in Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Florida. As an undergrad, Dr. Eason specialized in two fields of study; metallurgy, and ceramics engineering. Taking this hybridized knowledge base, in grad school, Dr. Eason was able to apply traditional ceramic powder processing techniques to in-situ processing of intermetallic matrix composites for potential use as high-temperature structural aerospace materials. Following graduate school, he pursued a career in engineering consulting, while always remaining attached to the academic community.
Bryan Bannon, PhD - Assistant Professor, Philosophy & Religious Studies
Bryan Bannon earned his Ph.D. in Philosophy at the
University of Memphis and joined the faculty at UNF in 2011 after teaching at
Miami University, Oglethorpe University, and Wesleyan University. His research
focuses on conceptual issues involved in environmental ethics, drawing from
resources found in 20
century European philosophy.
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