Faculty Spotlight

At Pfeiffer University not only do we have a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio, we have dedicated professors who love to teach and see their students succeed.  In this faculty spotlight, we're going to promote these individuals who help make Pfeiffer great.

Dr. Ross Braymer
Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Expertise: Mathematics

Years at Pfeiffer: 10

He loves Pfeiffer because: “I feel like everyone genuinely cares about the well-being of students. I am always seeing faculty and staff members make personal sacrifices to benefit the people around them.”

Students should choose Pfeiffer because: “The small class sizes and student-to-faculty ratio create a great environment for learning. This provides opportunities to engage with faculty members outside the classroom, which as valuable as the time in lecture.”

About Dr. Braymer: A fan of baseball, the Denver Broncos and arguing about sports, he likes coffee shops, music, a good book, campfires, hiking, walks with his family, concerts, traveling, actively avoiding political conversations, and anything related to London.

Dr. Susan Wilkie
Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy / Graduate School Program Director

Expertise: Educational Administration & Leadership, Supervision, Curriculum Development,Counselor Education, Marriage and Family Therapy, & Family Mediation

Years at Pfeiffer: 10

Why she loves Pfeiffer: "I enjoy the challenge of growing a robust exemplary program for students and professionals that is highly respected in the community. Subsequently, professional COAMFTE accreditation and reputation attract students and faculty from all over the U.S. The amazing students and colleagues continue to inspire me to return every year!”

Why should students choose Pfeiffer: “It is a warm and welcoming learning climate that both inspires and challenges students to grow relationally and professionally.”

About Dr. Wilkie: She arrived in Charlotte on August 31, 2005 after a very abrupt evacuation from Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. When the University of New Orleans called her back to work in early December, she finished her annual contract and accepted a position at Pfeiffer to write and create the Marriage and Family Therapy Graduate Program.