Dec 01, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Administration, Faculty and Academic Leadership



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: 8/31/2027

Jack B. Moore, Vice Chairman

Term Expires: 8/31/2023

Durga D. Agrawal, Secretary

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

Beth Madison

Term Expires:  8/31/2027

John A. McCall, Jr.

Term Expires: 8/31/2025

Ricky Raven

Term Expires:  8/31/2027

University of Houston System - Administration

Renu Khator

Chancellor, UHS; President, University of Houston

Richard Walker

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

Dan Maxwell

Interim 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

Beverly C. Shuford, Ph.D.

Vice President for Administration & Finance

TBA

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

President’s Regional Advisory Board

Mike Rivet, Chair
Susannah Feux Porr, Vice Chair
Sally Aman Barnes
Debra Baros
Russell Cain
Arturo Calvo
Lola Castro
Michael Cavanaugh
Ben Galvan
Tina Herrington
W. Lee Keeling
Lane Keller
Diane Kliem
Kathy Bucek Manning
John J. Shutt
Jack Swanson
Debra Ann Williams

Non-Voting Members:

Robert K. “Bob” Glenn
Chance M. Glenn
 

Ex Officio Members:

Zach Hodges, President, Houston Community College
Jennifer Kent, President, Victoria College
Morris Lyon, Executive Director, Region 3 Education Service Center
Betty McCrohan, President, Wharton County Junior College
Morgan Dunn O’Connor, Bissett Ranch Partnership
Quintin Shepherd, Superintendent, Victoria ISD
Roger Welder, Partner, J.F. Welder Heirs Ltd. & Community Volunteer

Academic Department Administrators

Kyoko Amano, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Ken Colwell, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Business

Karla DeCuir, Ed.D.

Assistant Provost for Distance Education

Rachel Martinez, Ed.D.

Dean, College of Education & Health Professions

Joann Olson, Ph.D.

Associate Provost for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies

Teresa E. Simpson, Ed.D.

Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness

Dimitri Sobolev, Ph.D.

Interim Dean, College of Natural & Applied Science

Beverly Tomek, Ph.D.

Associate Provost for Curriculum and Student Achievement

2022-2023 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.
 
Kyoko Amano
 
Professor; Dean for College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton; M.A., Indiana State University, Terre Haute; M.A., Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan; B.A., 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

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

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 for College 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.
 

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

Associate 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.

Hashimul (Hashi) Ehsan

Associate 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.
 

Brooke Garcia

 
Assistant Clinical Associate Professor of Management
M.B.A., University of Houston - Victoria
 

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.

Rose Goehring

 
Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing
Ph.D., Liberty University; MSN, South University; B.S.N. Texas Tech
 

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.

Hongyu 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

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

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

Associate 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

Associate 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.
 
Aobo Jin
 
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Ph.D., University of Houston
 

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

Associate 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.

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

Associate 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.

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.

Laura Mammina

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

Rachel Martinez

Associate Professor of Special Education, Dean for College of Education & Health Professions
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.

Robert Morrison

 
Assistant Professor of Management
Ph.D., Indiana State 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

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

Joann S. Olson

Professor of Adult & Higher Education; Associate Provost for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies
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

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

Associate 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.

Claudio Quintero

 
Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication Design
M.F.A., Memphis College of Art, B.F.A., Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi 
 

Monique Raack Rahman

 
Assistant Professor of Counselor Education
M.Ed., University of Houston-Victoria.
 

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

Associate 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; Interim Dean for College of Natural and Applied Science
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

Professor of History; Associate Provost for Curriculum and Student Achievement
B.A., University of Houston-Victoria; M.A., Southwest Texas State University; Ph.D., University of Houston.

Asahi Tomitaka

 
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Ph.D., Yokohama National University; MS, Yokohama National University.
 

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.

Melissa Vander Stucken

 
Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing
M.S.N., Walden University, B.S.N., Texas Tech Applied Health Science Center.
 

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

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

Associate Professor of Biology
A.A.S., 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

 

Associate Professor of Accounting
Ph.D.; University of Texas-San Antonio

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

 
Visiting 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

June Lu Professor of Management and Healthcare Administration, College of Business

2022

Chun-Sheng Yu

Professor of Management and International Business, College of Business

2022

  Academic Department Administrators

College of Business

Ken Colwell

Dean

Wei-Chih Chang

Chair, Accounting

Xavier Garza-Gomez

Chair, Finance, Economics, and Marketing

Kaveh Moghaddam

Director of Community Engagement

Ronald Salazar

Associate Dean for External Relations

Rhiannon Smith

Assistant Dean for Administration and Student Services

Jifu Wang

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

College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Kyoko Amano

Dean

Andrew Baerg

Chair, English, Creative Writing and Communication

Justin Bell

Chair, Multidisciplinary Studies

Tracey Fox

Director for Administration and Student Services

Joseph Locke

Chair, Criminal Justice, Political Science and History

Jennifer Ortiz Garcia

Interim Chair, Psychology

College of Education & Health Professions

Rachel Martinez

Dean

Amy Barnhill

Chair, Teacher Preparation, Curriculum and Instruction

Mary Lasater

Associate Dean

Chang Lee

Program Coordinator

Teresa Lesage Clements

Program Coordinator

Lou Lloyd-Zannini

Chair, Education Leadership, Postsecondary Education and Special Education

Abran Rodriguez

Program Coordinator

Victoria Thomas

Interim Director, Nursing Program; Johnson Foundation Endowed Professorship in Nursing

Raymond Tucker

Chair, Health Studies, Kinesiology, Nursing and Counseling

Liping Wei

Program Coordinator

College of Natural & Applied Science

Dimitri Sobolev

Interim Dean

Ricardo Teixeira

Chair, Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Yun Wan

Chair, Computer and Information Sciences

Enrollment Management

Jose L. Cantu

Vice President
B.S., University of Houston, Ph.D.; Our Lady of the Lake-San Antonio.

Institutional Research and Effectiveness

Teresa E. Simpson

Director
B.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake, M.Ed, Ed.D., Lamar University.

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

Athletic Director

Adrian Rigby

Assistant Athletic Director

Jennifer Ortiz-Garza

Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR)

 Jonathan Stavinoha

Head Coach, Baseball

Garrett Adair

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.

Vacant

 
Online Learning Librarian - Katy
 

JoAnna McCulley

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

Brittany Rodriguez

 

Thomas Schilb

Special Collections Librarian

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

Emerging Technologies Librarian
B.A., B.F.A, Tarleton State University; M.L.S., Texas Women’s University

Tami Wisofsky

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