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    Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
   
 
  Dec 11, 2017
 
 
    
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty, Regents, and Administration



Faculty and Librarians

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z (As of May 2013)
   

Abdelsamad, Moustafa H.
Professor of Finance and Dean of the College of Business; B. Com., Cairo University, Egypt; M.B.A., D.B.A., George Washington University.

Abudiab, Mufid A.
Associate Professor of Mathematics; B.S., University of Kuwait; M.S., Idaho State University; Ph.D., Kansas State University.

Addison, John (Bruce)
Adjunct Professor of Nursing; B.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; D.O., A.T. Still University of Health Sciences.

Aipperspach, Ruth
Instructor of Communication; B.A., John Brown University; M.S., University of North Texas.

Allred, Zachary
Librarian; A.S., Salt Lake Community College; B.A., University of Utah: M.L.S, Emporia State University.

Anders, Tania
Instructor of Geology; M.S., Friedrich-Alexander University, Germany; Ph.D., Christian-Albrechts University, Germany.

Anderson, Jennifer Lynn
Cataloging Librarian; B.A., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; M.L.S., Texas Woman’s University.

Anderson, Shane
Assistant Professor of Music; B.M., Eastman School of Music; M.M., D.M.A., University of Texas at Austin.

Araiza, Isabel
Associate Professor of Sociology; B.A., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; M.A., Ph.D., Boston College.

Arledge, Paula
Instructor of Political Science; B.A., Louisiana Tech University; M.A., Ph.D., University of New Orleans.

Babbili, Anantha S.
Professor of Communication; B.S., B.J., Osmania University (India); M.A., University of Oklahoma; Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Balasubramanya, Mirley K.
Professor of Physics and Chair, Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences; M.Sc. (Integrated), Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India; Ph.D., Iowa State University.

Baldwin, Sara
Associate Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., University of Utah; M.S., University of Portland; Ph.D., University of Nebraska.

Balkin, Richard
Associate Professor of Counseling and Education Psychology; B.S., M.Ed., Univeristy of Missouri-Columbia; Ph.D. University of Arkansas.

Bantell, Mary
Associate Professor of Nursing; B.S., M.S., Wilkes University; Ed.D., Columbia University, Teachers College.

Barnes, Mary L.
Clinical Assistant Professor/ Athletic Training Education Program Director; B.A., Coe College; M.A., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Bell, Eva
Adjunct Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., M.S.N., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Beltz, Suzanne K.
Associate Professor of Nursing; B.S.H.A., University of St. Francis; M.S.N.; University of Minnesota; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Bemis, Adele
Adjunct Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., M.S.N., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Benibo, Bilaye R.
Professor of Sociology; O.N.D., University of Science and Technology, Port-Harcourt, Nigeria; B.Sc., M.Sc., University of Lagos, Nigeria; Ph.D., Washington University, St. Louis.

Benson, Robert
Visiting Professor of Physics and Director, Center for Bioacoustics; B.S., Southwest Texas State University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Berkich, Don
Associate Professor of Philosophy; B.A., M.A., University of Kansas; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts.

Bernhardt, Ross
Associate Professor of Music; B.S., University of Missouri; M.A., University of North Carolina; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Bezdek, Robert
Professor of Political Science and Regents Professor; B.A., St. Mary’s University; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University.

Bhattacharya, Kakali
Associate Professor of Educational Leadership; B.S., McMaster University; M.S., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale; Ph.D., University of Georgia.

Billeaux, David
Professor of Political Science/Public Administration and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs; B.S., Illinois State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas.

Billiot, Eugene J.
Associate Professor of Environmental/Analytical Chemistry; B.S., Nicholls State University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University.

Billiot, Fereshteh Haddadian
Associate Professor of Chemistry; B.S., Sharif University of Technology, Iran; M.S., Ball State University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University.

Binkerd, Carol L.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science; B.A., Wells College; M.S., Counseling, M.S., Computer Science, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Bland, Eugene
Associate Professor of Finance; B.A., M.A., University of South Florida; Ph.D., University of Mississippi.

Blanke, David
Professor of History and Chair, Department of Humanities; B.S., University of Kentucky; M.A., Ph.D., Loyola University, Chicago.

Bolick, Margaret
Associate Professor of Teacher Education; B.A., M.Ed., University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., Kansas State University.

Bonnette, Randy
Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Chair, Department of Kinesiology; B.S., M.Ed., Northwestern State University; Ed.D., Texas A&M University.

Bowden, Randall
Associate Professor of Educational Administration. B.A. Colorado Christian College; M.A. University of Colorado; Ph.D. University of Denver.

Boyer, John S.
Adjunct Professor of Music (Voice); B.M.Ed., Southern Colorado State College; M.M., University of Colorado.

Bray, Christell O.
Associate Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., University of Texas – Medical Branch Galveston

Brouillard, Pamela J.
Professor of Psychology; B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Psy.D., Baylor University.

Bruun, Cilla Faye
Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction; B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.S., Ed.D., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Buck, Gregory
Associate Professor of Biology; B.S., Morehouse College; M.S., Ph.D., Georgia State University.

Busch, Charlotte Ann
Associate Professor of Computer Science/Math; B.A., M.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Byus, Kent
Professor of Marketing; B.B.A., University of Texas at El Paso; M.B.A., Texas Tech University; Ph.D., New Mexico State University.

Cammarata, Kirk Vincent
Associate Professor of Biology; B.A., University of Maryland-Baltimore County; Ph.D., University of Kentucky.

Canales, JoAnn
Professor of Education and Associate Dean of Graduate Studies; B.A., University of Houston; M.S., Laredo State University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Cardenas, Diana
Associate Professor of English; B.A., Texas Woman’s University; M.A., Texas A&I University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Carpentier, Willie
Adjunct Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., Mary Hardin-Baylor College; M.S., Texas Woman’s University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin; Registered Nurse, Clinical Nurse Specialist.

Carroll, Patrick
Professor of History; B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo; M.A., State University of New York at Fredonia; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Cassidy, Jack
Professor of Education; Associate Dean, College of Education; A.B., Gettysburg College; M.Ed., Ph.D., Temple University.

Causgrove, Tim
Associate Professor of Chemistry; B.S., University of Nebraska; Ph.D., Iowa State University.

Chambers, Valrie
Professor of Accounting, B.S., University of Illinois; M.B.A., Houston Baptist University; Ph.D., University of Houston.

Champion, Joe

Assistant Professor of Mathematics; B.S., University of North Dakota; M.S., University of North Dakota; Ph.D. Ed., University of Northern Colorado.

Changchit, Chuleeporn
Professor of Management Information Systems; B.S., Assumption University, Bangkok, Thailand; L.L.B., Ramkhamhaeng University, Bangkok, Thailand; M. S., Ph.D., University of Kentucky.

Chenaux, Eliot
Professor of Spanish and Vice President for Student Affairs; B.A., M.A., Ph.D., St. Louis University.

Chopin, Suzzette F.
Professor of Biology and Regents Professor; B.S., M.S., Loyola University; M.B.A., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; Ph.D., Louisiana State University Medical Center.

Christy, Kimbera
Adjunct Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., West Texas State University; M.S.N., University of Texas at Arlington.

Coe Smith, Jane
Assistant Professor of Counseling and Educational Psychology; B.S., M.A., Western Michigan University; M. Couns., Ph.D., Idaho State University.

Comparini, Lisa
Assistant Professor of Psychology; B.A., Austin College; M.A., Ph.D., Clark University.

Concannon, Kevin
Assistant Professor of English; B.A., University of California-Los Angeles; M.A., Ph.D., University of California- Irvine.

Cook, Bart
Associate Professor of Biology; B.A., University of Kansas; Ph.D., Texas Tech University.

Conard, Patricia

Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing; ADN, University of Arkansa; BSN, Chamberlain College of Nursing; MSN, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Cox, Catherine
Professor of English; B.S., M.A., University of Alabama; Ph.D., University of Florida.

Crane, Kathleen
Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing; Diploma in Nursing, Saint Vincent Health Center; B.S., Gannon University; M.S.N., Edinboro University of Pennsylvania; Certified in Nursing Informatics.

Crowley, Patrick Matthew
Professor of Economics, B.Sc., M.Sc., University of Bristol, United Kingdom; Ph.D., McGill University, Canada.

Culver, Melissa

Assistant Professor of Spanish; B.A., Universidad de Murcia, España; Ph.D., State University of New York-Stony Brook

Cunningham, Glennis
Assistant Professor of Teacher Education; B.S., M.S, Texas A&M University-Kingsville; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Cutshall, Robert
Associate Professor of Management Information Systems; B.B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D., University of North Texas.

Davis, Kristen D.
Information Literacy Librarian; B.A., Southwestern University; M.L.S., University of Texas at Austin.

Davis, Mary Beth
Visiting Assistant Professor of English; B.A., M.A., University of Dallas; Ph.D., Texas A&M University-College Station.

Davidson, Sherri
Adjunct Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., M.S., University of Texas at Arlington.

Dawes, Jay. 

Assistant Clinical Professor of Kinesiology; B.S. University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma; M.S. Oklahoma State University.

Day, Cristi
Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., University of Texas- Pan American; M.S.N., Texas A&M University- Corpus Chirsti.

Deis, Donald Ray
Ennis S. and Virginia C. Joslin Endowed Chair in Accounting and Chair, Department of Accounting and Business Law; B.B.A., M.B.A., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; Ph.D., Texas A&M University; C.P.A., C.G.F.M.

Deis, Kathy Ann
Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S., M.S.N., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Denny, Diane Lynn
Associate Professor of Mathematics; B.A., Wake Forest University; M.S., Courant Institute of Mathematics; Ph.D., University of Maryland at College Park.

Dolan, Diana Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing; A.D.N., Del Mar College; M.S.N., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

 

Doolan, Stephen

Assistant Professor of English; M.A., Humboldt State; Ph.D., Northern Arizona University.

Doyungan, Stella M.
Instructor of Microbiology; B.S., Mindanao State University, Philippines; M.S., Ph.D., University of the Philippines- Los Baños, Philippines.

Drolet, Robert
Adjunct Professor of Anthropology; B.A., California State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign.

Dube, Leon F.
Professor of Marketing; Chair, Department of Management and Marketing; and Regents Professor; B.B.A., Texas A&I University; M.B.A., D.B.A., Texas Tech University.

Dubose, Loree
Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston; M.S.N., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Egan, Philip
Instructor of Chemistry; B.S., McKendree College; M.S. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; Ph.D., West Virginia University.

Elwood, Susan
Associate Professor of Educational Technology; B.S., Minnesota State University-Mankato; M.Ed., Framingham University; Ed.D., Texas Tech University.

Elzweig, Brian Paul
Associate Professor of Business Law; B.S., Florida State University; J.D., California Western School of Law; LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center.

Engelhardt, Molly
Associate Professor of English; B.A., Southern Methodist University; B.A., University of Tulsa; M.A., University of Texas at Dallas; Ph.D., University of Southern California.

Epley, Jennifer

Assistant Professor of Political Science; B.A., Vassar College; M.A., and ABD, University of Michigan. 

Etheridge, Charles, Jr.
Associate Professor of English; B.A., University of Texas at El Paso; M.A., Ph.D., Texas Christian University.

Fant, J. Steven
Assistant Professor of Computer Science/Mathematics; B.S., M.S., Texas A&M University.

Faraone, John Adjunct
Professor of Music; B.M.E., Texas Western University-El Paso; M.M.E., Sul Ross University.

Fernandez, John Diego
Professor of Computer Science; Chair, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences; and the Roger Benavides Memorial Chair; B.A., Texas A&M University-Kingsville; M.S., West Virginia University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Flores, José
Assistant Professor of Music; B.M., M.M., Queens College-Aaron Copland School of Music; Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Fomenko, Julie
Clinical Assistant and Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., Medical College of Georgia; M.S.N., Walden University.

Forgione, Frances “Bunny”
Associate Professor of Nursing and Associate Dean, College of Nursing and Health Sciences; B.S.N., Niagara University; M.S.N., Texas Woman’s University; Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio; Registered Nurse, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Maternal/Child Health.

Fox, Joe
Professor of Fisheries and Mariculture and Environmental Science; B.S., Southwest Texas State University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Friday, H. Swint
Professor of Finance; B.S.Ed., Southwest Texas State University; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University, C.F.P.

Fugate, James Kirk
Professor of Management Information Systems; B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.A., Texas Christian University; M.A., University of Hawaii, M.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; Ph.D., Texas Christian University.

Gadalla, Mohamed
Visiting Assistant Professor of Engineering Technology; B.S., M.S., Cairo University, Egypt; Ph.D, University of Western Ontario.

Garcia, Amanda
Associate Professor of Art; B.Ed., Texas A&M University; M.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design.

Garcia, Ernesto

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics; B.S., Instituto Technologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey; M.B.A. M.A.; Instituto Technologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia.

García, Mario
Associate Professor of Computer Science; B.S., Tecnológica de Saltillo, México; M.S., Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey, México; M.S., Instituto Tecnológico de la Laguna, México; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Garrett, Sherrye
Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction; A.B., Dickinson College; M.Ed., Millersville University; Ed.D., Lehigh University.

 

Garza, Susan

Professor of English; B.S.Ed. and M.Ed., Texas Christian University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington.

Gevrek, Deniz

Assistant Professor of Economics; B.A., Bogazici University; M.S., University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Gibeaut, James Harte
Research Institute Endowed Associate Research Professor and Associate Professor of Physical and Environmental Science; B.S., Ohio State University; M.S., University of Rhode Island; Ph.D., University of South Florida.

Giraldo, José Huberto
Associate Professor of Mathematics; B.S., Universidad Pedagógica Nacional, Columbia Colombia; M.A.T., University of Vermont; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Glanc, Gina

Assistant Professor of Psychology; B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. Western Reserve University. 

Goad, Dan M. 

Assistant Professor of Teacher Education: B. S. Southeastern Oklahoma State University; M.S. Gonzaga University; Ph.D. St. Louis University.

Goodman, Nancy T.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., Wayne State University; M.S., Wright State University; Registered Nurse, Certified in Maternal, Gynecological, Neonatal Nursing.

Grace, Marsha
Professor of Reading; B.S., M.S., Ed.D, Oklahoma State University.

Greathouse, Susan
Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.N., University of Calgary; M.S.N., University of British Columbia.

Griffith, Bryant
Professor of Education; B.A., York University; B.Ed., M.A., Ph.D., University of Toronto.

Grisé, David J.
Assistant Professional Track Faculty of Biology; B.S., Gannon University; M.A., State University of New York; Ph.D., University of Georgia.

Gron, Jack
Professor of Art and Chair; Department of Art; B.F.A., Columbus College of Art and Design; M.F.A., Washington University.

Guardiola, Jose
Associate Professor of Mathematics; B.S. Universidad Autonoma de Chihuahua; M.S., Instituto Technologico de Monterrey; Ph.D., Baylor University.

Guerra, Annette
Clinical Assistant Professor of Teacher Education: B.S., M.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Guo, Hongyu
Assistant Professor of Computer Science; B.S., Nankai University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida.

Gurney, David

Assistant Professor of Communication; B.A., Bowdoin College; M.A., University of Texas at Austin; ABD, Northwestern University.

Hall, Steven D.
Professor of Accounting; B.B.A., M.B.A., Boise State University; Ed.D., Northern Illinois University; C.P.A., State of Texas; Certified Government Financial Manager.

Hamilton, Mary Jane
Professor of Nursing and Dean, College of Nursing and Health Sciences; B.S.N., Medical College of Georgia; M.S., Texas A&M University-Kingsville; Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University, Houston; Registered Nurse, Certified Neonatal Intensive Care.

Harrell, Cathy
Adjunct Professor of Nursing; B.S., University of New Mexico; M.S.N., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Hartlaub, Mark
Professor of Psychology and Chair, Department of Psychology; B.A., University of Denver; M.A., University of Connecticut; Ph.D., University at Albany-State University of New York.

Haswell, Janis
Professor of English and Director of Honors Program; B.A., Seattle University; M.A., Gonzaga University; Ph.D., Washington State University.

Hensley, Phyllis

Professor of Educational Leadership and Research. B.S. Edinboro State College; B.A. Edinboro State College, M. Ed. Edinboro State College, M. Ed. Edinboro State College; Ed.D. State University of New York.

Hernandez, Arthur
Professor of Counseling and Educational Psychology, Dean of the College of Education; B.S., M.A., St. Mary’s University; M.A., University of Texas at San Antonio; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Hernandez, Carmen
Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing; A.D.N., Del Mar College; B.S.N, M.S.N., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; Registered Nurse.

Hernandez, Monica

Assistant Professor of Marketing; B.B.A., Instituto Technologico de Monterrey; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Texas- Pan American.

Hickman, Graham C.
Professor of Biology; B.A., Rutgers University; M.A., University of South Florida; Ph.D., Texas Tech University.

Hilker, Jerry
Instructor of Kinesiology and Head Athletic Trainer; B.S., University of Nebraska; M.S., Northwest Missouri State University.

Hill, Denise
Associate Professor of Teacher Education; B.S., M.S., West Texas A&M University; Ed.D., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Hill, Sam S., III
Associate Professor of Psychology; B.A., New York University; Psy.D., Baylor University.

Holt-Adams, Mary Louise
Professor of Education; B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.S., University of Tennessee; Ph.D., University of Georgia.

Hormozi, Amir
Professor of Operations Management; B.B.A., Tehran Business College; M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Houston- University Park.

 

Huang, Yuxia (Lucy)

Assistant Professor of Geographic Information Science; B.S., Jiang Xi Normal University; M.S., South China Normal University; Ph.D., University at Buffalo, The State University of New York.

Houlihan, Amy
Assistant Professor of Psychology; B.A., St. Edwards University; M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University.

Huerta, Juan Carlos
Professor of Political Science and Co-Director of the University Core Curriculum Program; B.A., Texas A&M University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Houston.

Huffman, Dan
Instructor of Kinesiology; B.S. University of Nebraska-Kearney; M.S., University of Virginia.

Ives, Sarah E.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics; B.A., College of Wooster; M.A., University of North Carolina at Wilmington; Ph.D., North Carolina State University.

Ivy, Diana K.
Professor of Communication; B.A., Texas Wesleyan College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma.

Jackson, Robert S.
Professor of English; B.A., M.F.A., Ph.D., Bowling Green State University.

Jackson, Vanessa F.
Professor of English; B.A., West Sussex Institute of Higher Education, England; M.F.A., Ph.D., Bowling Green State University.

Jarrell, Melissa
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice; B.A., Eckerd College; M.A., Ph.D., University of South Florida.

Jeffress, Gary A.
Professor of Geographic Information Science and Director of the Blucher Institute for Surveying and Science; B.Surv., M.Surv.Sci, University of New South Wales, Australia; Ph.D., University of Maine, Registered Professional Land Surveyor.

Johnson, Matthew

Assistant Research Scientist and Fisheries and Mariculture Program Coordinator; B.S. Texas A&M University at Galveston, M.S. Texas A&M University – College Station, Ph.D. University of South Alabama.

Johnson, Philip

Professor of Theatre and Technical Director of University Theatre; B.S., Ball State University; M.F.A., Michigan State University.

Jorgensen, Daniel
Professor of Public Administration; B.A., Loras College; M.P.A., Drake University; Ph.D., Florida State University.

Jozwiak, Joseph
Professor of Political Science and Chair, Department of Social Sciences; B.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison.

Kar, Dulal C.
Associate Professor of Computer Science; B.S., M.S., Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology; M.S., Ph.D., North Dakota State University.

Katangur, Ajay
Assistant Professor of Computer Science; B.S., Katatiya Institute of Technology and Science: M.S., Ph.D., Georgia State University.

Katz, Louis H.
Professor of Art; B.F.A., Kansas City Art Institute; M.F.A., Montana State University.

Kelly, Linda D.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Teacher Education; B.S., Pan American College: M.S., Ed.D., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Keys, Yolanda
Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., M.S.N., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, D.H.A., University of Phoenix.

Kiltz, Linda
Assistant Professor of Public Administration; B.A., University of Wisconsin; M.S., Ph.D., Portland State University.

Killebrew, Flavius C.
Professor of Biology and President of the University; B.S., M.S., West Texas State University; Ph.D., University of Arkansas.

King, Scott
Associate Professor of Computer Science; B.S., Utah State University; M.S., Ph.D., Ohio State University.

Kirklighter, Cristina
Professor of English; B.A., University of Kentucky; M.A., Valdosta State University; Ph.D., University of South Florida.

Klaus, Timothy
Associate Professor of Management Information Systems; B.S., M.B.A., M.S., Illinois State University; Ph.D., University of South Florida.

Klutz, Diane L.
Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., M.S.N., Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University.

Kouzekanani, Kamiar
Professor of Educational Administration and Research; B.S., Oklahoma State University, M.S., University of California at Davis; Ph.D., University of Miami; Ph.D., Ohio State University.

Kownslar, Edward J.
Associate Library Director for Collection Development and Reference Services; B.S., University of Kansas; M.S., University of North Texas; M.P.A., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Kreneck, Thomas H.
Associate Library Director for Special Collections and Archives and Graduate Lecturer in Public History; B.A., M.A., University of Houston; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University.

Kuntu-Mensah, Peter Associate Professor of Geographic Information Science; B.S., (Hons) University of Science and Technology, Ghana; M.S., Ohio State University; Ph.D., University of Maine.

Lambden, Mary Pat
Adjunct Professor of Nursing; Diploma, Scott & White Memorial Hospital School of Nursing; B.S.N., M.S.N., Texas Woman’s University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin; ANP: Clinical Nurse Specialist in Maternal Child Health, Registered Nurse.

Landry-Hyde, Denise C.
Reference/Distributed Learning Librarian; B.S., M.L.S., Louisiana State University. 

Larkin, Patrick David
Associate Professor of Biochemistry; B.S., University of Iowa; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Lawrence, Addison
Adjunct Professor of Biology; B.S., Southwest Missouri State College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri.

Layman, Eve L.
Associate Professor of Nursing and Chair, Department of Graduate Nursing; B.S.N., University of Maryland; M.A., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Registered Nurse, Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing.

Lazaro, Rosa
Assistant Professor of Theatre; B.F.A., Utah State University; M.F.A., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.

Lee, Jim
Professor of Economics; B.A., Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada; M.A., University of Waterloo, Canada; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

Lehman, Roy L.
Professor of Biology; B.S., M.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Lelkes, Anne-Marie

Assistant Professor of Accounting; B.A., Cameron University; M.S., Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University.

Leo, David
Professor of Education and Chair, Department of Special Services; B.A., M.A., Pan American University-Edinburg; Ed.D., University of Houston.

Lewis, Joe A.
Adjunct Professor and Medical Director of Clinical Laboratory Science; B.S., Baylor University; M.D., Baylor Medical School.

Lewis, Terry
Professor of Theatre; B.A., Southern Utah University; M.A., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Texas Tech University.

Li, Long-Zhuang
Associate Professor of Computer Science; B.S., M.S., Northwestern Polytechnic University; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia.

Long, Arlene
Instructor of Music; B.M., Samford University; M.M., University of Michigan.

Loon, Joseph C.
Professor of Geographic Information Science; B.S., M.S., University of Cape Town, South Africa; M.S., Ph.D., Ohio State University.

Loveland, Karen
Assistant Professor of Marketing; B.B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D., New Mexico State University.

Lucero, Margaret
Professor of Management; B.S., Colorado State University; M.B.A., University of Utah; Ph.D., University of Houston-University Park.

Lucido, Frank
Professor of Education and Associate Dean, College of Education; B.A., M.S.,Texas A&I University; M.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; M.A., Incarnate Word University; Ed.D., Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

Luna, J. Don
Professor of Theatre and Chair, Department of Communication and Theatre; B.S., Memphis State University; M.F.A., University of Arizona.

Lyle, Stacey D.
Associate Professor of Geographic Information Science; B.S., M.S., Southern Polytechnic State University; Ph.D., University of Georgia; Registered Land Surveyor.

Lyons, Jeffrey 

Instructor of Mathematics; B.S. Baylor University; M.S. Baylor University; Ph.D. Baylor University

Mahdy, Ahmed
Assistant Professor of Computer Science; B.S., Cairo University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Maresh, Michelle
Assistant Professor of Communications; B.A., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; M.A., Texas Tech University.

Martinez, Laura
Technical Services Librarian; B.A., Yale University; M.L.S., University of North Texas.

Martinez, Petra Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., M.S.N., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

McCaleb, Karen
Assistant Professor of Special Education; B.S., Framingham State University; M.Ed., Westfield State College; Ed.D., University of Northern Colorado.

McClellan, Dorothy S.
Professor of Criminal Justice and Regents Professor; B.A., Temple University; M.A., Ed.S, Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany.

McClung, James Matthew
Assistant Professor of Music; B.S., M.M., University of Cincinnati; D.M.A., Rice University, Shepherd School of Music.

McCollough, Cheryl Ann
Assistant Professor of Science Education; B.S., M.S., Baylor University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

McDonald, Claudia L.
Professor of Nursing and Associate Vice President for Special Projects; A.D.N., Central Texas College; B.S.N., University of Texas at Arlington; M.S.N., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin; Registered Nurse.

McConnell, Melissa

Clinical Assistant Professor of Teacher Education. B.S., M.S., Ed.D. University of Wyoming.

McConnell, Rodney 

Assistant Professor Teacher Education. B.S. M.S., Ph.D. University of Wyoming.

McEndree, Phillip
Associate Professor of Education; B.S., Abilene Christian University; M.Ed., Ed.D., Texas A&M University.

McKee, David A.
Professor of Biology and Fisheries and Mariculture; B.S., Texas A&I University; M.S., Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi; Ph.D, Texas A&M University.

McLaughlin, Richard J.
Professor of Public Policy and Harte Research Institute Chair of Marine Policy and Law; A.B., Humboldt State University; J.D., Tulane University School of Law; L.L.M., University of Washington School of Law; J.S.D., Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley.

Mehrubeoglu, Mehrube
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering Technology; B.S., The University of Texas at Austin; M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Melrose, Don
Associate Professor of Kinesiology; B.S., M.S., Illinois State University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University.

Mermann-Jozwiak, Elisabeth
Professor of English and Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts; M.A., University of Cologne, Germany; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Mestas-Nunez, Alberto M.
Associate Professor of Environmental Science/Physical Oceanography; M.S., Ph.D., Oregon State University.

Meyer, Pamela S.
Professor of Sociology; B.A., Southern Connecticut State University; M.A.T., Southwest Texas State University; Ph.D., University of Texas School of Public Health.

Michaud, Patrick R.
Visiting Professor of Geographic Information Science; B.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; M.S., Ph.D., University of Southwestern Louisiana.

Middleton, Karen L.
Professor of Management; B.M.E., Bradley University; M.B.A., University of Texas at San Antonio; Ph.D., University of Houston-University Park.

Miller, David
Adjunct Professor of Nursing; B.S., Bowling Green State University; M.D., University of Michigan Medical School.

Miller, Mary Ellen
Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., M.S.N., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; Registered Nurse.

Mollick, Joseph
Associate Professor of Management Information Systems; B.A., Bangladesh College; M.S., University of Texas at Arlington; M.B.A., Saint Edward’s University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University.

Montagna, Paul Harte
Research Institute Endowed Chair for Ecosystem Studies and Modeling and Professor of Marine Biology; B.S., State University of New York at Stony Brook; M.S., Northeastern University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina.

Moody, Michael
Assistant Professor of Educational Administration; B.A., M.S., Chadron State College; Ed.D.,University of South Dakota-Vermillion Moore, Eric Associate Professor of Criminal Justice; B.S., Sam Houston State University; M.Phil., Cambridge University, England; J.D., Harvard Law School.

Moore, Eric

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice; B.S., Sam Houston State University; M.Phil., Cambridge University, England; J.D., Harvard Law School.

Moore, Peter
Associate Professor of History; B.A., East Tennessee State University; Ph.D., University of Georgia.

Mortimer, Mary Kay
Associate Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., West Virginia University; M.S.N, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh.

Mott, Joanna B.
Professor of Biology and Chair, Department of Life Sciences; B.S., University of Aston, Birmingham, U.K.; M.S., University of Waterloo, Canada; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Moury, John D.
Associate Professor of Biology and Assistant Dean of the College of Science and Engineering; B.S., M.S., East Tennessee State University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Mozzachiodi, Riccardo
Assistant Professor of Neurobiology; B.S., Ph.D., University of Pisa, Italy.

Muñoz, Laura
Assistant Professor of History; B.A., University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Munshi, Kalyan

Profesional Assistant Professor of Chemistry; B.S., University of Calcutta, India; M.S., Gubkin State University, Moscow, Russia; Ph.D., Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.

Murray, Allison. Assistant Professor of Kinesiology. B. A. Strathcylde University (Scotland); M.S. Loughborough University; Ph. D. University of New Mexico.

Murray, Karen
Clinical and Associate Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., St. Louis University; M.S., University of California at San Francisco; Ph.D., University of Illinois, Chicago.

Myers, Elwin R.
Associate Professor of Management and Associate Dean, College of Business; B.A., M.S., University of Southern California; M.A., California State University, Sacramento; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Naehr, Thomas
Associate Professor of Geology and Environmental Science; M.S., Friedrich-Alexander University , Germany; Ph.D., Christian-Albrechts University, Germany.

Narayana, Narendra,

B.Sc., M.Sc., Bangalore University, Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.

Neal, Melissa
Assistant Professor of Political Science; B.A., LeTourneau University; M.A., University of West Florida; Ph.D., Florida State University.

Nelson, Kaye W.
Professor of Counseling and Education Psychology; B.M., University of Corpus Christi; M.S., East Texas State University; M.S., Texas A&I University-Kingsville; Ed.D., East Texas State University.

Nicosia, Chris
Adjunct Professor of Health Care Administration; B.S., University of Houston – Clear Lake; M.B.A., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; C.P.A., State of Texas

Nipper, Marion
Senior Research Scientist, Center for Coastal Studies; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of São Paulo.

Ocker, Liette
Associate Professor of Kinesiology; B.S., M.Ed; Wichita State University; Ph.D., University of Houston.

Olenick, Patricia
Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., Texas Woman’s University, Ph.D., Tours Univesity International.

Oliver, Marvarene
Associate Professor of Counseling and Educational Psychology; B.S.Ed., University of Houston; M.Ed., Ed.D., Texas A&M University-Commerce.

Olson, Mark A.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry; B.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; ABD, Northwestern University.

O’Malley, Ryan

Assistant Professor of Art; B.A., University of South Dakota; M.A., Louisiana State University.

Omoruyi, Felix.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Laboratory Science

Ortlieb, Evan

Assistant Professor of Curriculum & Instruction; B.S., M.S., & Ph.D. Louisana State University.

Ortiz, Cristina Jasso
Assistant Professor of Spanish; B.A., Southern Connecticut State University; MPhil., Ph.D., Yale University.

Overath, Regina Deborah
Assistant Professor of Biology; B.A., Wells College; M.A., State University of New York; Ph.D., University of Georgia.

Ozymy, Joshua
Assistant Professor of Political Science; B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Texas Tech University.

Paciotti, Karen
Assistant Professor of Education; B.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; M.Ed., Lamar University; Ed.D., Stephen F. Austin State University.

Palaniappan, Devanayagam

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics; B.Sc., University of Madras, India; M.Sc. Bharathidasan University, India; Ph.D. University of Hyderabad, India.

Pearce, Daniel L.
Professor of Education; B.A., Albion College; M.A.T., Wayne State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Peeples, Donna K.
Associate Professor of Management; B.B.A.; M.B.A., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Pelala, Sree Vani
Instructor of Computer Science; B.S., Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University; M.S., M.B.A., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Pena, Joe

Assistant Professor of Art and Director, Islander Art Gallery and Weil Gallery; B.F.A., M.F.A., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Pezold, Frank Lorenzo, III Professor of Biology and Dean of the College of Science and Engineering; B.A., M.S., University of New Orleans; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Pfeifer, Mark E.
Reference and Instruction Librarian; B.A., Marquette University of Milwaukee; M.A., Temple University; Ph.D., University of Toronto; M.L.S., University of North Texas.

Pichardo, Claudia
Instructor of Social Work; B.A., University of Kentucky; M.S.S.W., University of Texas at Austin.

Picou, Armand
Associate Professor of Finance; B.S., Louisiana State University; M.B.A., Nicholls State University; Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University.

Piker, Andrew
Associate Professor of Philosophy; B.A., Connecticut College; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University.

Plank, Rosemary K.
Associate Professor of Nursing and Chair, Department of Undergraduate Nursing and Health Sciences; B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco.

Praderio, Nestor H. Adjunct Professor of Nursing; B.S, Entre Rios National College, Argentina; M.D., National University of La Plata Medical School, Argentina.

Prezas, Raul
Associate Professor of Education and Chair, Department of Educational Administration and Research; B.S., M.S., Ed.D., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Quick, Catherine
Associate Professor of English; B.S., Southwest Baptist University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia.

Quintanilla, Kelly M.
Professor of Communication and Dean of the College of Liberal Arts; B.A., University of Pittsburgh; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

Quiroz, Anthony
 Professor of History; B.A., University of Houston; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Ramirez, Michael
Assistant Professor of Sociology; B.A., Texas Tech University, M.A., Ph.D., University of Georgia.

Reed, Anita
Assistant Professor of Accounting; B.B.A., Corpus Christi State University; M.B.A., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; C.P.A; Ph.D., University of South Florida.

Reid, Galina
Instructor of Physics and Astronomy; M.S., State Pedagogical University, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Reinhart, Susan
Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S., St. Mary of the Plains College; M.S.N., University of Oklahoma.

Reuter, Gregory R.
Professor of Art; B.F.A., California College of Arts and Crafts; M.F.A., University of Hawaii.

Reyna, Irma A.
Adjunct Professor of Nursing; A.D.N., Laredo Community College; B.S.N., M.S.N./F.N.P., Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi.

Rhoades, Philip W.
Professor of Criminal Justice and Regents Professor; B.A., M.A., University of Texas at El Paso; Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany.

Ricard, Richard J.
Professor of Counselor Education; B.A., University of California at San Diego; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University.

Ridley, Renee
Associate Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., M.S.N., Murray State University; Ph.D., St. Louis University.

Riley, Barbra
Professor of Art; B.A., M.A., California State University, Sacramento.

Rios, Jo Marie
Professor of Political Science and Public Administration; B.A., M.A., St. Mary’s University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma.

Rodríguez, Stephen
Associate Professor of Education; B.A., University of San Diego; M.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., Florida State University.

Rogers, Nancy
Associate Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., M.S.N., Boston University; Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University.

Rollie, Stephanie

Assistant Professor of Communication; B.A., Lutheran College; M.A., and Ph.D., University of Iowa. 

Ross, Ashley

Assistant Professor of Political Science; B.A., Texas A&M University-College Station; M.A., Louisiana State University and Ph.D., Texas A&M University-College Station.

Rote, Carey
Professor of Art; B.A., Texas Christian University; M.A., Tulane University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Rushing, Rita
Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., M.S, Texas Woman’s University; M.B.A., Plymouth State College.

Russell, Kelly
Associate Professor of Theatre and Director of the University Theatre; B.F.A., Southwest Texas State University; M.F.A., Baylor University.

Sadovski, Alexey
Professor of Mathematics; M.S., Moscow Institute of Transport Engineers (MITE); Ph.D., Academy of Science of the USSR.

Salem, Asad Abdul
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology; B.S., University of Mississippi; M.S., Tennessee State University; Ph.D., University of Akron.

Sanders, Jana M.
Professor of Education; B.S., M.S., Northeastern Oklahoma State University; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University.

Sangganjanavanich, Varunnee Faii
Assistant Professor in Counseling and Educational Psychology; B.S.W., Thammasat Univerity; M.A., Ramkhamhaeng University; M.S., Chulalongkorn University; Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado.

Sanos, Sandrine
Assistant Professor of History; B.A., Oxford University; M.A., London University; Ph.D., Rutgers University.

Scherger, Michael C.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science; B.S., University of Akron; M.S., Ph.D., Kent State University.

Schrader, Pattie
Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., Baylor University; M.S.N., University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Scott, Paula M.
Hospital Librarian. B.A., Bucknell University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Rochester; M.L.S., State University of New York – Albany.

Scott, Ronald D.
Associate Professor of Music; B.S., University of Alabama; M.S., University of Tennessee; Ph.D., Texas Tech University.

Sefcik, Elizabeth
Professor of Nursing; B.S., Incarnate Word College; M.S., University of Colorado; Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University; Registered Nurse, Clinical Specialist in Community Health.

Seidel, Steven D.
Professor of Psychology; B.A., University of Akron; M.A., University of Dayton; Ph.D., Miami University, Ohio.

Seiger, Lon H.
Professor of Kinesiology; B.S., Southeastern Oklahoma State University; M.Ed., East Central Oklahoma State University; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University.

Sencerz, Stefan
Associate Professor of Philosophy; B.A., University of Warsaw; M.A., Ph.D., University of Rochester.

Shaver, Leigh
Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.A., M.S.N., University of Texas at Austin.

Sherman, W. Scott
Associate Professor of Management; B.A. M.B.A., Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Sherritt, Caroline
Professor of Educational Administration and Research; B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University.

Shirley, Thomas C.
Harte Research Institute Endowed Chair in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation Science and Professor of Biology; B.S., M.S., Texas A&I University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University.

Shreffler, Allen
Professor of Military Science and Chair in Department of Military Science, Lt. Col.; B.S., Illinois State University; M.I.S., University of Phoenix.

Shupala, Christine M.
Director, Mary and Jeff Bell Library; B.A., Ohio State University; M.L.S., Indiana University, M.B.A., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Silliman, James E.
Associate Professor of Chemistry; B.S., Muskingum College; M.S., John Carroll University; Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Simmons, Heather
Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., Middle Tennessee State University; M.S.N., Barry University.

Sipes, Dan
Assistant Professor of Music; B.M., Arizona State University; M.M., Appalachian State University.

Sipes, Diana
Professor of Music; B.M., M.M., University of South Carolina; D.M.A., Louisiana State University.

Smalls, Andrew
Assistant Professor of Military Science; B.A., Florida A&M University; M.S., University of Maryland University College.

Smee, Delbert Lee
Assistant Professor of Biology; B.S., Piedmont College; M.S., Georgia Southern University; Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology.

Smith, Elizabeth H.
Adjunct Professor of Biology and Research Scientist, Center for Coastal Studies; B.S., M.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Smith, Karen
Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., University of Colorado Health Science Center; M.S.N., University of Colorado.

Smith, Robert Leonard
Professor of Education and Chair, Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology; B.S., Ed.S., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Smith, Richard A.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Geographic Information Science; B.S.M.S. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi,

Ph.D. University of Georgia-Expected 2010.

Smith, Shawn
Associate Professor of Music and Director of Bands; B.M., Boise State University; M.M., Louisiana State University; D.M.A., Arizona State University.

Smith-Engle, Jennifer
Margaret Professor of Environmental Science and Geology; A.B., Vassar College; M.S., Yale University; Ph.D., University of Georgia.

Spaniol, Cheryl

Instructor of Communication; B.A., M.A., Morehead State University.

Spaniol, Frank J.
Professor of Kinesiology; BUS, M.S., M.A., Morehead State University; Ed.D., University of Mississippi.

Sparks, Jean.

Associate Professor, College of Science and Engineering; B.S., Sam Houston State University; M.S., Corpus Christi State University Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University

Spencer, Marilyn K.
Professor of Economics; B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Sterba-Boatwright, Blair D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics, Department of Mathematics and Statistics; B.A., Swarthmore College; M.S., Texas A&M University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Stetina, Pamela E.
Associate Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., Salisbury State University; M.N., University of Phoenix, Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University; Registered Nurse.

Strychar, Kevin Blair
Assistant Professor of Marine Biology; B.Sc., M.Sc., University of New Brunswick, Canada; Ph.D., Central Queensland University, Australia.

Stunz, Greg
Associate Professor of Marine Biology; B.S., University of Texas at San Antonio; M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Sullivan, Nancy M.
Professor of English and Chair, Department of English; B.F.A., Ohio State University; M.A., Ohio University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Sutherland, Judith A.
Professor of Nursing; A.A.S., Bakersfield College; B.S.N., California State University, Long Beach; M.N., University of California at Los Angeles; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin; Registered Nurse. Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing.

Sutton, Sarah W.
Serials/Electronic Resources Librarian; B.A., Washington University in St Louis; M.L.S., Texas Woman’s University.

Talley, Sharon
Professor of English; B.A., Trinity University; M.A., Texas A&M University-Commerce; Ph.D., University of North Texas.

Tarazaga, Pablo
Professor of Mathematics; Licenciado, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Argentina; Ph.D., Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Argentina.

Tedford, Phyllis
Instructor of Computer Science; B.S., Kent State University; M.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Teichman, Jo
Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., M.S.N., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Tejeda-Delgado, Maria Del Carmen
Assistant Professor of Education; B.S., M.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; Ed.D., Texas A&M University-Kingsville and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

 

Theodossiou, Alexandra

Assistant Professor of Finance; B.Sc., The Catholic University of America; M.B.A., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Ph.D., Drexel University.

 

Thomas, David R.
Associate Professor of Computer Science/Mathematics; B.S.E.E., University of Kansas; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton.

Thomas, Rebekah
Associate Professor of Physiology; B.A., Metropolitan State College of Denver; Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Thompson, Ethan
Associate Professor of Communication; B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California.

Thornton, Mary
Associate Professor of Music; B.A., Rice University; M.A., Cleveland Institute of Music; D.M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Tiller, Glenn
Associate Professor of Philosophy; B.A., M.A., University of Manitoba, Ph.D., University of Toronto.

Tintera, George D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Chair, Department of Mathematics and Statistics; A.B., Wabash College; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Tintera, Ping-Jung Hsiang
Instructor of Mathematics; B.S., B.B.A., Soochow University, Taiwan R.O.C.; M.S., Ed.D., Texas A&M University-Kingsville; Ed.D., Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

Tissot, Philippe
Associate Professor of Physics; Diploma, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Tunnell, John W., Jr.
Professor of Biology; Associate Director, Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies; Harte Research Scientist; and Regents Professor; B.S., M.S., Texas A&I University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Turner, Chad

Assistant Professor of Economics; B.A., Northwestern University; Ph.D., Clemson University.

Tyndall, Edward
Assistant Professor of Communication; B.A., M.F.A, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Um, Dugan
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology; B.S., Pusan National University, Korea; M.S., KAIST, Korea; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Valadez, Corinne
Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction; B.S., M.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Venkiteshwaran, Vinod

Assistant Professor of Finance; B.A., M.A., University of Madras; M.A., Ohio University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University.

Venzon, Marcia
Instructor of Mathematics; B.S., University of Texas; M.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Villarreal, Javier
Professor of Spanish, B.B.A., Academia Comercial México, Mexico; B.A., B.F.A., M.A., Pan American University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Vokurka, Robert J.
Professor of Operations Management and Chair, Department of Finance, Economics, and Decision Science; B.A., Albion College; M.B.A., Northwestern; Ph.D., Texas A&M University; C.P.A., Illinois; C.M.A.; C.F.P.I.M; C.I.R.M.; C.P.M.; C.Q.M.; C.Q.E.

Waheeduzzaman, A.N.M.
Professor of Marketing and International Business; B.A., M.B.A., Dhaka University, Bangladesh; M.B.A., George Washington University; Ph.D., Kent State University.

Walter, James K.
Visiting Professor of Educational Administration and Research; B.S., Indiana University; M.S., Ed.D., Ball State University.

Waldbeser, Lillian S.
Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences and Biology; B.S., University of Hawaii; M.S., California State University at Dominguez Hills; Ph.D., Oregon Health Sciences University; MT(ASCP), SBB(ASCP).

Ward, Martin
Professor of Teacher Education and Chair, Department of Teacher Education; B.A., McPherson College; M.Ed., Wichita State University; Ph.D., Kansas State University.

Warner, Natalya N.
Instructor of Mathematics; B.S., M.S., I.I. Mechnikov State University of Odessa, Ukraine.

Welch, Kristen
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice; B.A., Texas A&M University; M.A., Ph.D., Sam Houston State University.

Wells, Tim J.
Professor of Education; B.S., M.S., Ed.D., Oklahoma State University.

Wetz, Michael
Assistant Professor of Marine Biology; B.S., Coastal Carolina University; M.S., Ph.D., Oregon State University.

Wheeless, Virginia E.
Professor of Communication; B.A., Kearney State College; M.A., Colorado State University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Wingfield, Sue Stewart
Associate Professor of Management; B.S.M.E., M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Houston-University Park; PHR.

Withers, Kim
Adjunct Professor of Biology and Associate Research Scientist, Center for Coastal Studies; B.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; M.S., Northern Arizona State; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Wolff Murphy, Susan
Associate Professor of English and Co-Director of the University Core Curriculum Program; B.A., University of California; M.A., Sonoma State University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Wooster, Robert
Professor of History; B.A., M.A., Lamar University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Yellen, Elaine
Associate Professor of Nursing; B.Sc.N., McMaster University, Canada; M.S.N., Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University; Registered Nurse.

Young, Elaine
AssociateProfessor of Mathematics; B.S., University of New Mexico; M.Ed., University of Virginia; M.S., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma.

Young, Larry
Instructor of Computer Sciences; B.S., Southern Utah State College; M.B.A., Golden Gate University; M.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Yoskowitz, David W.
Professor of Economics; B.S., Bentley College; M.A., Ph.D., Texas Tech University.

Zamarripa, Manuel Xavier
Assistant Professor of Counseling and Educational Psychology; B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.S., Our Lady of the Lake University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Zebda, Awni M.
Professor of Accounting; B.Com., Ain Shams University, Egypt; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Zeidan, Rabih
Assistant Professor of Accounting; B.A., American University of Beirut, Lebanon; M.S., University of Houston- Clear Lake; Ph.D., University of Houston.

Zeng, Guang
Assistant Professor of Educational Administration; B.A., Jiangxi Normal University; M.A., University of Texas-Pan American; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Zimba, Paul

Associate Professor and Director, Center for Coastal Studies.

Zimmer, G. Beate
Associate Professor of Mathematics; Diploma in Mathematics, Universitat Konstanz, Germany; Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Zipprich, MaryAnn
Assistant Professor of Special Education; B.S., Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville; M.Ed., University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana; Ph.D., University of New Mexico.

Zunker, Norma D.
Assistant Professor of Teacher Education; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.


Emeritus Faculty and Administrative Officers

(As of May 2011)

Since 1994 Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has awarded emeritus status to distinguished former faculty members and administrators in recognition of significant contributions to the University. Many emeritus faculty members and administrators continue to serve the University during their retirement.

Presidents Emeritus

Furgason, Robert R.

Vice Presidents Emeritus

Davis, Wallace, Vice President Emeritus for Academic Affairs.

Deans Emeritus

Bakke, Ruth M., Dean Emeritus, College of Science and Engineering.
Cox, Robert L., Dean Emeritus, College of Education.
Hain, Paul, Dean Emeritus, College of Liberal Arts.

Marinez, Diana Marinez, Dean Emeritus, College of Science & Engineering
Richards, John M., Dean Emeritus, College of Business.
Wagenschein, Miriam, Dean Emeritus, College of Liberal Arts.

Faculty Emeritus

 

Barnes, Stephen S., Professor Emeritus of Chemistry.
Berkebile, Alan, Professor Emeritus of Geology.

Cameron, Paul, Professor Emeritus of Accounting
Carpenter, John M., Professor Emeritus of Management.
Carrillo, Leonardo, Professor Emeritus of Mexican American Studies.
Cross, Wilton Ray, Professor Emeritus of Educational Leadership
Drum, Randell, Professor Emeritus of Education.
Ellzey, Roy S., Professor Emeritus of Computer Science.
Freeman, Janice R., Professor Emeritus of Biology.
Freeman, Joyce F., Professor Emeritus of Biology.
Haswell, Richard, Professor Emeritus of English.
Haynes, Herbert R., Professor Emeritus of Computer Science.
Howard, Ronald M., Professor Emeritus of Education.
Joyner, Betty C., Professor Emeritus of Management.
Knight, Earnest Leon, Professor Emeritus of Marketing.
Maroney, Robert E., Professor Emeritus of Education.
Mead, David, Professor Emeritus of English.

McMinn, Robert D., Professor Emeritus of Economics.
Meyer, Patricia, Professor Emeritus of Early Childhood Education.
Norrell, Clarence L., Professor Emeritus of Education.
Pennington, Marie, Associate Professor Emeritus of Kinesiology.
Purdy, Ross, Professor Emeritus of Sociology.
Stevenson, John W., Professor Emeritus of Accounting.
Treviño, Albert D., Professor Emeritus of Education.
Wagenschein, Miriam, Professor Emeritus of Sociology.
Weiner, Lawrence, Professor Emeritus of Music and Composer-in-Residence Emeritus.

 

 


The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents

 

Richard A. Box Austin (term expires 2013)

Chairman
 

   
Phil Adams Bryan (term expires 2015)

Vice Chairman
 

   
Morris E. Foster
 
Houston
 
(term expires 2013)
 
Elaine Mendoza
 
San Antonio
 
(term expires 2017)
 
Judy Morgan
 
Texarkana
 
(term expires 2017)
 
Jim Schwertner
 
Austin
 
(term expires 2015)
 
Cliff Thomas
 
Victoria
 
(term expires 2017)
 
John D. White
 
Houston
 
(term expires 2015)
 

James P. Wilson

 

Sugar Land (term expires 2013)
Quinten Womack San Antonio (term expires 2014)

Student Regent

   

(As of May 2013)


Administration

(As of May 2013)

Officers of the Administration

President Flavius C. Killebrew, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.  
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Christopher Markwood, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.  
Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration Kathryn Funk-Baxter, B.B.A., M.B.A., C.P.A.  
Vice President for Student Engagement and Success Don Albrecht, B.B.A., M  
Vice President for Institutional Advancement S. Trent Hill, B.B.A., M.S., Ph.D.  
Vice President for Research, Commercialization, and Outreach Luis A. Cifuentes, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.  
Vice Provost Paul Meyer, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.  
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs David Billeaux, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.  
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs Christine Shupala, B.A., M.L.A., M.B.A., Ph.D.  
Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management Mary Margaret Dechant, B.A., M.B.A.  
Associant Vice President for Student Engagement and Success and Dean of Students Ann DeGaish, B.S., M.S.  
Assistant Vice President for Student Success Gerardo Moreno, B.A., M.S., Ed.D.  
Assistant Vice President for Technology and CIO Terry Tatum, B.B.A., J.D.  
Dean of College of Business Moustafa H. Abdelsamad, B.C., M.B.A., D.B.A.  
Dean of College of Education Arthur Hernandez, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.  
Dean of College of Liberal Arts Kelly Quintanilla, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.  
Dean of College of Nursing and Health Sciences Mary Jane Hamilton, B.S.N., M.S., Ph.D.  
Dean of College of Science and Engineering Frank L. Pezold, III, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.  
Dean of College of Graduate Studies JoAnn Canales, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.  
Dean of Community Outreach James Needham, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.  
Director of Harte Research Institute Larry D. McKinney, B.S., Ph.D.  
Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Scott Lazenby, B.S.  
Director of South Texas Institute for the Arts Joseph Schenk, B.A., M.A.  
Chief of Staff Mary Sherwood, B.J., M.P.A., Ph.D.  
 

Administrative Staff

Academic Affairs

Director of Academic Advising John Regalado
Director of Islander Transition Center Patricia Hill, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Director of Academic Testing Judith Perales, B.B.A, M.B.A.
Director of Assessment and Continuous Improvement
vacant
Director of Academic Policy and Administration Cely Smart, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Executive Director of Admissions Mary Margaret Dechant, B.A., M.B.A.
Director, Athletic Academic Services Jennifer Baker, B.S., M.S.
Director, Blucher Institute for Surveying and Science Gary Jeffress, B.Surv., M.Surv.Sci., Ph.D.
Director, Center for Faculty Excellence Bradley Shope, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Director of Center for Coastal Studies and Associate
     Director of the Harte Research Institute
John W. Tunnell, Jr., B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Director of Core Curriculum  
Juan Carlos Huerta, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Director of Distance Education Lauren Cifuentes, B.A., M.A.T., M.A., Ph.D.
Director of Financial Assistance Jeannie Gage, B.S.
Director, First-Year Islanders Susan Wolff Murphy, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Director, Honors Program Stephanie Box, B.A., M.P.A.
Director of International Education Ana Billeaux, B.A., M.S.
Director of Title V/TRIO Leslee Basse
Registrar Michael Rendon, B.A.
 

 

Finance and Administration

Executive Director, Administrative Services Judy Harral, B.S.
Director of Accounting Yolanda Castorena, B.B.A., M.B.A.
Comptroller Rebecca C. Torres, B.B.A., C.P.A.
Bursar Christina Holzheuser, B.S.
Director of Budgets Kemberly Wedgeworth, B.B.A.
Chief of University Police Alan A. Gutierrez, B.A.A.S
Director of Environmental, Health, and Safety Roy Coons
Director of Equal Opportunity/Employee Relations Samuel Ramirez, B.S., M.A.
Director of Human Resources Debra Ann Cortinas, P.H.R., B.B.A.
Director of Facilities Services John Casey
Director of Procurement and Disbursements David Davila, B.B.A.
Director of University Services Reginald Wade, B.S.

Institutional Advancement

Director of Advancement Services Sonia Hernandez, B.A., M.S.
Director of Annual Giving Evon English, B.B.A., M.B.A.
Director of Development and Alumni Relations McNierney, Kimberly
Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations Jaime Nodarse Miglini
Director of Communications and Public Affairs Gloria Gallardo
Director of Marketing Carrie Miller

Research, Commercialization, and Outreach

Director of Career Services Jo Anna Benavides-Franke, B.B.A., M.S.
Director of Education and Youth Issues Joe Miller, B.A.
Director of Pollution Prevention Partnership Gretchen Arnold, B.B.A., M.B.A.
Director of Workforce and Economic Development Moody, Carole, B.A.
Director of National Spill Control School Tony Wood

 

Student Engagement and Success

Assistant Dean of Students Angela Walker, B.S., M.S.
Director of Career Services Jo Anna Benavides-Franke, B.B.A., M.S.
Director of Disabilities Services Rachel A. Cox, B.A., M.S.
Director of Recreational Sports Jacqueline R. Hamilton, B.S., M.S., Ed.D.
Director of University Center and Student Activities Lisa Perez, B.S., M.Ed.
Executive Director of University Counseling Center and University Health Center Carla Berkich, B.A, M.A., Ph.D.
Director of University Housing Amanda Chesser Drum, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.