WC Welcomes Four New Faculty Members

September 15, 2022

Professors Teach in Music, Criminal Justice, English and Occupational Therapy

A quartet of new faculty members joined the campus community with the start of the 2022 Fall Semester. They include Michael Hampton, visiting assistant professor of English; Logan Fields, assistant professor of occupational therapy; Evan Hatter, assistant professor of music/Quaker Thunder Pep Band director; and Daniel Clay, assistant professor of criminal justice.

(PICTURED) From the left are Daniel Clay, Logan Fields, Michael Hampton and Evan Hatter.

Hampton holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Kentucky and a Master of Fine Arts degree in writing from Spalding University. He served as an assistant professor of English at the University of Cincinnati from 2006 through 2020. Also, he is the author of five books.

Fields has a Bachelor of Science degree in natural science and a Master of Occupational Therapy degree from Shawnee State University and is a registered and state-licensed occupational therapist (OTR/L). He served as an occupational therapist with Highland District Hospital (outpatient/inpatient) from 2018 through 2022.

Hatter has a bachelor’s degree from Morehead State University and both a Master of Music and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in trombone performance from the University of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. He previously served as an adjunct professor for low brass and assistant director of bands at Thomas More University between 2019 and 2022, and director of the Basketball Band at Morehead from 2015 through 2016.

Clay has a Bachelor of Arts degree in criminology and political science from Drury University, a Master of Science in crime and justice studies from Suffolk University, a Master of Law in international criminal law and justice from the University of New Hampshire, Franklin Pierce School of Law, a Juris Doctorate in trial and appellate advocacy from Suffolk University Law School and he is a candidate for a Doctor of Juridical Science from Thomas Jefferson School of Law. He served as a lecturer in criminal justice with Wells College earlier in 2022 and was an assistant professor of criminal justice and legal studies at Elmira College from 2016 through 2021.