Sep 22, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog

About University of Houston-Victoria



University of Houston-Victoria
3007 N. Ben Wilson, Victoria, TX 77901
(361) 570-4848 or (877) 970-4848
UHV Website (www.uhv.edu)

Administration

University of Houston System - Board of Regents

Tilman J. Fertitta, Chairman

Term Expires: 8/31/2021

Gerald McElvy, Vice Chairman

Term Expires: 8/31/2021

Beth Madison, Secretary

Term Expires: 8/31/2021

Durga D. Agrawal

Term Expires: 8/31/2025

Douglas H. “Doug” Brooks

Term Expires: 8/31/2023

Alonzo Cantu

Term Expires: 8/31/2025

Steven I. “Steve” Chazen

Term Expires: 8/31/2023

Derek N. Delgado

Term Expires:  5/31/2022

John A. McCall, Jr.

Term Expires: 8/31/2025

Jack B. Moore

Term Expires: 8/31/2023

 

University of Houston System - Administration

Renu Khator

Chancellor, UHS; President, University of Houston

Ira K. Blake

President, UH-Clear Lake

Loren Blanchard

President, UH-Downtown

Robert K. “Bob” Glenn

President, UH-Victoria

Paula M. Short

Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Raymond S. Bartlett

Senior Vice Chancellor for Administration & Finance

Eloise Dunn Brice

Vice Chancellor for University Advancement

Dona H. Cornell

Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs & General Counsel

Amar Elnashai

Vice Chancellor for Research & Technology Transfer

Lisa Holdeman

Vice Chancellor for Marketing & Communications

Jason Smith

Vice Chancellor for Governmental Relations

Richard Walker

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs & Enrollment Services

University of Houston-Victoria Administration

Robert K. “Bob” Glenn, Ph.D.

President

Chance M. Glenn, Ph.D.  

Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs

Wayne B. Beran, M.B.A., C.P.A.

Vice President for Administration & Finance

Jesse D. Pisors, M.Ed.

Vice President for Advancement & External Relations

Jose L. Cantu, Ph.D. 

Vice President for Enrollment Management

Jay Lambert, Ed.D.

Vice President for Student Affairs

Academic Administrators

Kyoko Amano, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Arts & Sciences

Ken Colwell, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Business Administration

Rachel Martinez, Ed.D.

Interim Dean, School of Education, Health Professions & Human Development

President’s Regional Advisory Board

Mike Rivet, Chair
Susannah Feux Porr, Vice Chair
Sally Aman
Debra Baros
Eveline Gnabasik (Evvy) Bethune
Russel Cain
Arturo Calvo
Lola Castro
Michael Cavanaugh
Ben Galvan
Tina Herrington
W. Lee Keeling
Lane Keller
Diane Kliem
Lance LaCour
Kathy Bucek Manning
John J. Shutt
Jack Swanson
Debra Ann Williams

Non-Voting Members:

Robert K. “Bob” Glenn
Chance M. Glenn
Morgan Dunn O’Connor
Roger Welder

Ex Officio Members:

Charlotte Baker, Executive Director, Region 3 Education Service Center
Jennifer Kent, President, Victoria College
Zach Hodges, President, Houston Community College
Betty McCrohan, President, Wharton County Junior College
Quintin Shepherd, Superintendent, Victoria ISD

2021-2022 Faculty Roster

Name

Rank

Mai Abo Shakra

Lecturer of Computer Science
M.S., New Mexico State University; B.S., Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan.

Vera A. Adamchik

Associate Professor of Economics/Quantitative Methods
B.S., Gomel State University, Belarus; M.S., Ph.D., Lehigh University.

Alexandre Aidov

Associate Professor of Finance
B.S., Florida State University; M.S., Ph.D., Florida International University.

Casey Akins

Senior Lecturer of Criminal Justice
B.A. Ohio University; M.S. Criminal Justice, University of North Florida.

John Keith Akins

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
B.A., Florida State University; M.A., University of Florida; Ph.D., University of Florida.

Roselia Alaniz

Associate Professor of Educational Leadership & Supervision
B.S., Texas A&I University-Kingsville; M.Ed., Prairie View A&M University; Ph.D., Prairie View A&M University.

Kyoko Amano

Professor, Dean of Arts & Sciences

Ph.D., English, State University of New York at Binghamton; M.A., English, Indiana State University, Terre Haute; M.A., English, Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan; B.A., English, Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan.

Kevin Auer

Lecturer in Communication Design
B.A., Maine College of Art; B.A., Cornell University; M.A., University of Texas-Austin.

Katherine Bacon

Associate Professor of Professional Counseling
B.S., Creighton University; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; Ph.D., Sam Houston State University.

Andrew Baerg

Professor of Communication
B.A., M.A., University of British Columbia; Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Moira Baldwin

Associate Professor of Curriculum & Instruction/Science
B.S., The Catholic University of America; M.S. Texas A&M University; Ph.D. Texas A&M University.

Amy Barnhill

Professor of Curriculum & Instruction /Reading
B.A., University of Iowa; M.A., University of Missouri; Ph.D., University of Missouri.

Christine Beliard

Associate Professor of Counselor Education

B.A., Spelman College; M.F.T., University of Houston-Clear Lake; Ph.D., Florida State University. 

Justin Bell

Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Texas State University San Marcos; M.A., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Willie Black, Jr.

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
B.S., M.S., Southwest Texas State University; Ed.D., University of Texas at San Antonio

Jeffrey Blodgett

Professor of Marketing
B.S., University of Illinois; M.B.A., Illinois State University, Ph.D., Indiana University.

Janelle D. Bouknight

Associate Professor of Education
B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Paul Carlson

Professor of Special Education
B. A., Bethel College; M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Massachusetts; Ph.D., Ohio State University.

Olga Chapa

Professor of Management
B.B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Texas-Pan American.

Maria Chavarria Salgado

Senior Lecturer of Spanish
B.A., Universidad Autonoma Del Estado de Morales; M.A.T.L., University of Southern Mississippi.

Armando Chavez-Rivera

Associate Professor of Spanish
B.A., University of Havana, Cuba; M.A., National University of La Plata, Argentina; Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Chien-Ping Chen

Professor of Economics
B.A., National Taiwan University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Houston.

Wei-Chih Chiang

Associate Professor of Accounting
B.S., National Tsing Hua University; M.B.A., Wayland Baptist University; M.S., University of Texas at Dallas; Ph.D., Louisiana Tech University.

Peggy A. Cloninger

Professor of Management
B.E.E., M.S.E.E., Georgia Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Georgia State University.

Ken Colwell

Professor of Management, Dean School of Business
B.S., McGill University, Montreal, Quebec; M.B.A., San Francisco State University; Ph.D., University of Oregon.

Esther Cuenca

Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Loyola Marymount University; M.A., California State University-Long Beach; Ph.D., Fordham University

Amy Cuevas

Lecturer of Mathematics

MAIS, University of Houston-Victoria.

Rogerio da Silva

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

B.S., Federal University of at Grosso, Brazil; M.S, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Ph.D., University of Monho, Portugal.

Sharon de Marin

Assistant Professor of Special Education

B.A., Houston Baptist University; M.Ed., University of Houston-Victoria; Ph.D., Texas A&M University, College Station.

Aaron Deason

Lecturer of Communication
B.S., M.A., University of Texas at Tyler; ABD, Indiana University

Estella De Los Santos

Professor of Education/Mathematics
B.S., M.Ed., University of Houston-Victoria; Ed.D., University of Houston.

Jeffrey R. Di Leo

Professor of Humanities/English and Philosophy
B.A., Rutgers University; M.A. (Philosophy), M.A. (Comparative Literature); Ph.D., Indiana University.

Ali Dogan

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey; M.S., Ege University, Izmir; M.S., Western Kentucky University; Ph.D., University of Memphis.

Xiaobo Dong

Associate Professor of Accounting
M.A., State University of New York at Albany; Ph.D., Arizona State University

Jianjun Du

Associate Professor of Accounting
B.E., Zhongnan University of Finance, Economics, and Laws, China; M.B.A., Renmin University of China; M.A., Washington University at St. Louis; Ph.D., St. Louis University.

Nazif Durmaz

Associate Professor of Economics
B.S., Celal Bayar University, Turkey; M.S., St. Joseph’s University; M.S., Auburn University; Ph.D., Auburn University.

Hashimul (Hashi) Ehsan

Assistant Professor of Biology
B.Sc., Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh; M.Sc., University of Brussels, Belgium; Ph.D., University of Antwerp, Belgium.

Nicole Eugene

Assistant Professor of Communication
B.A., Spelman College; M.A., Bowling Green University; Ph.D., Communication Studies, Ohio University; 

Horace L. Fairlamb

Professor of Humanities/Interdisciplinary Studies
B.A., Princeton University; M.A., The Breadloaf School of English; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University.

Ashley Fansher

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

B.S., Missouri State University; M.S., Missouri State University; Graduate Certificate, Forensic Child Psychology, Missouri State University; Ph.D., Sam Houston State University.

Jane Fry

Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction/Reading

B.A., Florida Atlantic University; M.S. Nova University; Ed.D. Florida International University

Xavier Garza-Gomez

Professor of Finance
M.S., M.B.A., Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Monterrey; Ph.D., Nagoya City University, Japan.

Dagoberto Gilb

Professor of Latino Studies
B.A., M.A., University of California.

Yong U. Glasure

Professor of Economics
B.A., M.A., University of California-Santa Barbara; Ph.D., Florida State University.

Hardik Gohel

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.S., Saurashtra University, India; M.S., Sardar Patel University, India; Ph.D., University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Craig Goodman

Associate Professor of Political Science
B.A., Indiana University; M.A., Marquette University; Ph.D., University of Houston.

Hongya Guo

Professor of Computer Science
B.S., M.S., Nankai University, China; M.S., Texas Christian University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida.

Massomeh Hajilee

Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., Tehran University; M.I.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Scott Harkey

Senior Lecturer of English
B.A., University of Houston-Victoria; M.A., University of Houston - Victoria

Rick Harrington

Professor of Psychology
B.A., University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington.

Linda A. Hayes

Professor of Marketing
B.S., Clarkson University; M.B.A., University of Houston; Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley.

Elise Hendricker

Associate Professor of Psychology
B.S., University of Illinois-Champaign; M.A., University of Missouri; Ph.D., University of Missouri.

Humberto Hernandez

Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., Lamar University; Ph.D., University of North Texas Health Science Center.

Rebecca Heron

Assistant Professor of Forensic Psychology
B.Sc., M.S., Ph.D., The University of Nottingham.

Jerry Hu

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Fudan University, China; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Shengsheng Huang

Associate Professor of Management
B.S., Northwestern State University; M.Ed., Northwestern State University; Ed.D., University of Northern Colorado.

Saidat Ilo

Assistant Professor of Political Science
B.A., M.P.A., Texas State University; Ph.D., Howard University.

Wassim Itani

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Ph.D., American University of Beirut

Saeed Janani

Assistant Professor of Marketing

B.S., Tehran University; MBA, Sharif University of Technology; M.S., Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

John Kagochi

Professor of Economic Development
B.A., Egerton University; M.S., Tuskegee University; M.S., Auburn University; Ph.D., Auburn University.

Rachana Kalelkar

Associate Professor of Accounting
B.S., M.S., University of Mumbai; Ph.D., University of Texas at San Antonio.

Gen Kaneko

Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., The University of Tokyo; M.S., University of Tokyo; Ph.D., University of Tokyo.

Tong Kang

Assistant Professor of Management
B.B.A., Donguk University, Seoul, South Korea; M.B.A., M.S., University of Texas at Dallas; Ph.D., University of Memphis.

Carol L. Klages

Professor of Curriculum & Instruction/Social Studies
B.A., Texas Lutheran College; M.Ed., University of Houston-Victoria; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Yingxu Kuang

Associate Professor of Accounting
B.E., Central South University-China; M.A., Hunan University; M.B.A., D.B.A., Louisiana Tech University.

Brent Alan Lang

Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A. in Psychology, B.A. in Spanish, St. Louis University; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University.

Mary Lasater

Associate Professor of Curriculum & Instruction
B.F.A., University of Texas-Austin; M.Ed., University of Houston-Victoria; Ph.D., University of Houston.

Chang Woock Lee

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
B.A., Korea University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Kwan Seung Lee

Assistant Professor of Management
B.A., Seoul National University; LL.M., M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University.

Yong G. Lee

Associate Professor of Accounting
B.A., Chonnam National University, Korea; M.B.A., Texas Tech University; Ph.D., Georgia State University.

Melanie Lemanski

Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.S., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University; School Psychology Recertification, University of Houston-Clear Lake.

Teresa LeSage-Clements

Professor of Curriculum & Instruction/Science
B.S., California State University - Long Beach; M.S., Ed.D., Texas A&M University - Commerce.

Hsin-Hui Lin

Professor of Curriculum & Instruction
B.A., Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taiwan; M.S., Utah State University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Louis Lloyd-Zannini

Associate Professor of Educational Leadership & Supervision
A.B., Our Lady of Providence Seminary College; M.A. Ed., Regent University; ED.S., College of William and Mary; Ph.D., College of William and Mary.

Joseph Locke

Associate Professor of History
B.A., University of Texas; M.A., Rice University; Ph.D., Rice University.

Evan Lowe

Lecturer in Political Science

B.A., Michigan State University (James Madison College); M.A. Boston College; Ph.D. University of North Texas.

Anthony Madrid

Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing
B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.F.A., University of Arizona; M.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Mammina Laura

Assistant Professor of History
B.A., University of Washington; M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama.

Rachel Martinez

Associate Professor of Special Education, Interim Dean School of Education, Health Professions & Human Development
B.A. Ed., University of Texas at San Antonio; M.Ed., Texas Tech University; Ed.D., Texas Tech University.

Jesica McCue

Associate Clinical Professor of Biology
B.S., Texas A&M; Ph.D., Colorado State University.

Massoud Metghalchi

Professor of Finance
B.S., Institute National Des Sciences Appliquees; M.B.A., Oklahoma City University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University.

Kaveh Moghaddam

Associate Professor of Management
B.S., M.B.A., Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran; Ph.D., Old Dominion University.

Sonerka Mouton

Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership

B.A., Dillard University; M.B.S., Texas Southern University; Ed.D., University of Houston

Sneha Nayar-Bhalerao

Assistant Professor of Professional Counseling

Nathibai Damodar Thackersey University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Yixi Ning

Professor of Finance
B.E., M.S., Tsinghua University, China; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Farhang Niroomand

Professor of Economics & International Business
B.A., National University of Iran; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Amjad Nusayr

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.Sc., Jordan University of Science & Technology; M.Sc., New York Institute of Technology, Jordan.

Tesneem Nusayr

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Ph.D., New Mexico State University.

Joann S. Olson

Professor of Adult & Higher Education
B.S., Michigan State University; M.A., Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania.

Jennifer Ortiz-Garza

Senior Lecturer of Psychology
B.A., Texas A&M University-Kingsville; M.A., University of Houston-Victoria.

Jang Woo Park

Associate Professor of Math
B.S., Korea University, Korea; M.S., University of Wisconsin, Madison; Ph.D., Clemson University.

Karen Parsonson

Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., University of Manitoba; M.A., University of Manitoba; Ph.D., Queen’s University in Kingston

Amina Machelle Patton

Assistant Professor of Communication Design
B.A., Washington University; M.G.D., North Carolina State University.

Barba L. Patton

Professor of Curriculum and Instruction/Mathematics
B.S.Ed., M.Ed., University of Houston- Victoria; Ed.D., University of Houston.

Catherine A. Perz

Professor of Psychology
B.A., California State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Houston.

Aleksandr Pikalov

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Ph.D., University of Houston.

Nadya Pittendrigh

Assistant Professor of Composition and Rhetoric
B.A., University of Montana; M.F.A., University of Arizona; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago.

Emmanuel Quansah

Assistant Professor of Human Resources Management
B.A., Ghana Sociology University of Ghana; M.B.A., University of Houston-Victoria; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, Ohio.

Monique Raack

Assistant Professor of Counselor Education

M.Ed., University of Houston-Victoria.

Maria Chavarria Salgado

Senior Lecturer of Spanish
B.B.A., Universidad Autonoma de Estado de Morales; M.A., University of Southern Mississippi

Saba Syed Razvi

Associate Professor of English
B.A., Creighton University; M.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California-Los Angeles.

Luh-Yu Ren

Associate Professor of Quantitative Management Science
B.S., M.S., National Central University at Taiwan; M.A., State University of New York at Buffalo; Ph.D., Texas Tech University.

Abran J. Rodriguez

Assistant Professor of Professional Counseling
B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Ronald J. Salazar

Professor of Management
M.B.A., Southwest Texas State University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Jeffrey Sartain

Associate Professor of English
B.A., University of Illinois; M.A., Illinois State University; Ph.D., Indiana University.

Kyle Schlesinger

Professor of Publishing
B.A., Goddard College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Buffalo.

Wayne D. Smith

Professor of Professional Counseling
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi.

Jacob Snyder

Lecturer of English
B.A., Illinois University; M.A. Royal Holloway, University of London, UK; MPhil, St. Catharine’s College, University of Cambridge, UK.

Dmitri Sobolev

Professor of Biology
B.S., Yaroslavl State University; Ph.D., University of Alabama.

Brooks Sterritt

Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Wake Forest University; M.F.A., Emerson College; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago.

Raymond Stricklin

Lecturer of English
B.A., Murray State University; M.A., University of Louisville; Ph.D., Florida State University.

David F. Summers

Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior Management
B.S.E.E., Texas Tech University; M.B.A., West Texas A&M University; Ph.D., University of North Texas.

Ziad Swaidan

Professor of Marketing
B.Sc., M.E. Technical University; M.P.A., West Texas A&M University; Ph.D., University of Mississippi.

Liane Tanguay

Associate Professor of English
B.A., University of Toronto; M.A., University of Manchester; Ph.D., University of Manchester.

Ricardo V. Teixeira

Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Universidade Federal do Ceara, Brazil; Ph.D., University of Texas.

Victoria (Dorothy) Thomas

Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing

D.N.P., Chamberlain College.

Beverly Tomek

Associate Professor of History
B.A., University of Houston-Victoria; M.A., Southwest Texas State University; Ph.D., University of Houston.

Raymond Tucker

Associate Professor of Kinesiology
B.S., Sam Houston State University; M.Ed., Southwest Texas State University; D.S.M., United States Sports Academy.

Shahrzad (Sherry) Vafa

Associate Professor of Education
B.A., Tehran University, Tehran, Iran; M.A., Azad University, Tehran Iran; Ph.D., University of Houston

Sandy S. Venneman

Professor of Psychology and Biology
B.A. University of Missouri at Saint Louis; M.S. (Research), Ph.D., Saint Louis University.

Shannon Viola

Associate Professor of Psychology

B.A., Pittsburgh State University; M.S., Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University.

Woodrow Wilson Wagner

Lecturer of Communication
B.A., Texas A&M University; M.A., Southwest Texas State University; M.A., University of Dallas.

Yun Wan

Professor of Computer Information Systems
B.E., B.S., University of Science and Technology of China; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago.

Jifu Wang

Professor of Management
Graduate of Applied Linguistics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, M.B.A., Emporia University; M.S., Ph.D., Auburn University

Yuan Wang

Assistant Professor of Operations & Supply Chain Management
B.Ec., Yanshan University, Hebei, China; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Toledo.

Mark Ward

Associate Professor of Communications
B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., Spring Arbor University; Ph.D., Clemson University.

Liping Wei

Associate Professor of Curriculum & Instruction
B.A., Southwest University for Nationalities, China; M.A., Nankai University China; Ed.D., University of Houston.

Scheila Wesley Martins

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.Sc., Federal University of Mato Grosso, Cuiabá/MT, Brazil; M.Sc., Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis/SC, Brazil; Ph.D., Centre for Informatics and Systems of the University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

Daniel White

Assistant Professor of Biology
AAS, Victoria College; B.S., Texas Lutheran University; Ph.D, University of North Texas Health Science Center

Delores White

Visiting Lecturer of Psychology

B.S., M.A., University of Houston-Victoria.

Michael Wiblishauser

Assistant Professor of Health Studies
B.A., M.S., University of West Florida; Ph.D., University of Toledo.

Jeanette Winters

Clinical Professor of Management

Ph.D., University of Southern California.

Qiao Xu

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Jie Yang

Professor of Operations & Supply Chain Management
B.S., M.S., Kunming University of Science and Technology; Ph.D., The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Jun Yang

Professor of Marketing
B.S., Fudan University; M.A., Hong Kong University; Ph.D., Syracuse University.

Ziyun (Calvin) Yang

Associate Professor of Accounting
B.A., Nanjing University, China; M.Phil., Lingnan University, Hong Kong.

Andria Young

Professor of Special Education
B.A., University of South Florida; M.A., University of Texas at El Paso; PhD., University of Houston.

Feirong Yuan

Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management

Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Farnaz Zand

Vising Lecturer of Computer Science

B.A., Azad University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Mississippi.

Sara Zedaker

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
B.A., St. Edward’s University; M.A., Ph.D., Sam Houston State University.

Qi Zhu

Professor of Computer Science
B.E., Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China; M.E., National University of Singapore, Singapore; M.S., Ph.D., University of Central Florida.

Emeritus Faculty

William O. Nesbitt

Professor, School of Education

1980

Robert F. Zawadzki

Professor, School of Education

2000

Don Smith

Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

2016

Diane Prince

Professor, School of Education

2019

Joseph Ben-Ur

Professor, School of Business

2020

Meledath Damodaran

Professor of Math and Computer Sciences, School of Arts & Sciences

2021

Hal Smith

Professor of History and Humanities, School of Arts & Sciences

2021

  Academic Department Administrators

Arts and Sciences

Kyoko Amano

Dean

Justin Bell

Chair, Arts & Humanities

Elise Hendricker

Chair, Social & Behavioral Sciences

Yun Wan

Chair, Computer Science

Business Administration

Ken Colwell

Dean

Wei-Chih (Danny) Chang

Chair, Accounting

Xavier Garza-Gomez

Chair, Finance, Economics, and Marketing

Ronald Salazar

Associate Dean of External Relations

JifuYang

Associate Dean of International Programs/Chair, Management, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship

Education, Health Professions & Human Development

Rachel Martinez

Interim Dean

Amy Barnhill

Chair, Teacher Education and CUIN

Dorothy Thomas

Interim Director of Nursing Program

Mary Lasater

Interim Associate Dean

Joann Olson

Chair, AHED, ELAS, SPED

Raymond Tucker

Chair, Health Studies, Kinesiology, Nursing, Counseling

Student Affairs

Jay Lambert

Vice President
A.A.S., Thomas Nelson Community College; B.A., Southern Louisiana University; M.Ed., University of Southern Mississippi; Ed.D., Lamar University.

 

  Athletics Program

Ashley Walyuchow

Athletics Director

Terry Puhl

Head Coach, Baseball

Christi Cano

Head Coach, Men’s and Women’s Golf

Adrian Rigby

Head Coach, Men’s and Women’s Soccer

Lindsey Ortiz

Head Coach, Softball

  Librarians

Karen S. Locher

Senior Director of Libraries
B.A., University of Houston-Victoria; M.L.I.S., University of Texas at Austin.

Lori Bryan

Head of Reference and Access Services
A.A., Victoria College; B.A., University of Houston-Victoria; M.L.I.S., University of Texas at Austin.

Gail Crockett

Head of Technical Services
B.A., University of Idaho; M.L.S., University of Washington.

Jaena Manson

Online Learning Librarian - Katy
B.A., Saint Norbert College; M.L.I.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

JoAnna McCulley

Catalog Librarian
B.A., University of Texas at San Antonio; M.L.I.S., University of North Texas

Brittany Rodriguez

 

Grant Shaw

Special Collections Librarian

B.A., Ball State University; M.L.I.S, University of North Texas

Emerging Technologies Librarian
B.A., Lake Forest College; M.L.I.S., Dominican University

Tami Wisofsky

eResources Librarian
B.A., University of Texas at Arlington; M.L.S., University of North Texas.