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    Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
   
 
  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty, Regents, and Administration



Graduate Faculty

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)
   

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

Andrade, Bruno
Professor of Art; B.S., Texas A&I University; M.F.A., University of Michigan

Araiza, Isabel

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

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 Counselor Education; B.S., M.Ed., University of Missouri-Columbia; Ph.D.,University of Arkansas.

Barnes, Mary

Clinical Assistant Professor/ Athletic Training Education Program Director; B.A., Coe College; M.A., 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.

Benibo, Bilaye R.

Professor of Sociology; OND, College of Science and Engineering, Port-Harcourt, Nigeria; B.Sc., M.Sc., University of Lagos, Nigeria; Ph.D., Washington University, St. Louis U.S.A.

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

Besonen, Mark

Assistant Professor of Geoscience; B.S., Tufts University; M.Sc. University of Minnesota Duluth; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Bernhardt, Ross

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

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

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

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; B.S., University of Kentucky; M.A., Ph.D., Loyola University, Chicago

Bogucki, Darek

Assistant Professor of Physical Oceanography; M.Sc. Applied Physics and Math, Gdansk Technical University (Poland); M.Sc. Oceanography, Dalhousie University (Canada); Ph.D., Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

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 and Research; B.A., Colorado Christian College; M.A., University of Colorado; Ph.D., University of Denver.

Bray, Christell O.
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, Cilia 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  

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.

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.

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.A., M.S., University of North Dakota; Ph.D., 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.

Chopin, Suzzette F.
Professor of Biomedical Sciences 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.

 

Cifuentes, Lauren

Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, and Director of Distance Education; B.A., University of California-Berkeley; M.A.T., Duke University; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina.

 

Coe Smith, Jane
Assistant Professor of Counseling and Educational Psychology; B.A., M.A., Western Michigan University; M.Coun., 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 III

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Elwood, Susan
Associate Professor in 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.

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

Fant, Jeffery S.

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

Fernandez, John Diego
Professor of Computer Science and Chair, Department of Computing Sciences; B.A., Texas A&M University-Kingsville; M.S., West Virginia University; Ph.D., Texas A&M 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.

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

García, Mario
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., M.Ed., Texas Christian University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington.

Gibeaut, James C.
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.

Gingles, John Mack
Assistant Professor of Music; B.F.A., Louisiana Tech University, M.F.A., Louisiana State University.

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

 

Goad, Dan

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

 

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

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

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

 

Gurney, David

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

Hara, Billie

Assistant Professor of English; B.A., Texas Christian University-Fort Worth; M.A., Southern Methodist University-Dallas; Ph.D., University of Texas-Arlington.

Hartlaub, Mark
Associate Professor 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; B.A., Seattle University; M.A., Gonzaga University; Ph.D., Washington State University.

 

Hensley, Phyllis

Associate Professor of Educational Administration and Research; B.S., M.Ed., Edinboro State College; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo.

 

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.

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

Hill, Denise

Associate Professor and Department Chair 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 System; B.S., Jiangxi Normal University; M.S., South China Normal University; Ph.D., University at Buffalo, State University of New York.

 

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

Huie, William O., Jr.
Professor of Communication and TV-Film; B.A., Williams College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Ives, Sarah

Assistant Professor of Mathematics; B.A., The 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.

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; 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.

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.

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.

 

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

Loter, Joe C.
Professor of Chemistry, Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences; B.A., McMurry College; Ph.D., University of Kansas.

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.

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.

Mahdy, Ahmed
Associate 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, Ph.D., University of  Nebraska-Lincoln.

McCaleb, Karen
Associate 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, Matthew (CLA)

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

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

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
Associate 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.

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

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine; B.S., Bowling Green State University; M.D., University of Michigan Medical School.

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

Moreno, Miguel

Assistant Professor of Psychology; B.A., Arizona State University-West; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

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 David
Associate Professor of Biology and Associate 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.

Murphy, Susan Wolff
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.

Murray, Alison

Assistant Professor of Motor Development and Pedagogy; B.A., Strathclyde University, Scotland; M.S., Loughborough University, England; Ph.D., University of New Mexico

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

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 Educational 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.

Ocker, Liette
Assistant 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., University of Houston; M.Ed., Ed.D., East Texas State University.

Omoruyi, Felix

Assistant Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Benin.

Opffer, Elenie

Assistant Professor of Communication; B.A., M.A., Ph.D., San Francisco State University.

Ortlieb, Evan

Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction; B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., Louisiana State University.

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

Owens, Sherdeana

Assistant Professor of Public Health and Health Sciences Coordinator; B.A., Goucher College; M.P.A., University of Oklahoma; D.D.S., Baylor College of Dentistry.

Ozymy, Joshua B.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Prezas, Raul R.
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 and Chair, Department of Humanities; 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., University of Georgia; 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; Ph.D., University of South Florida.

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

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 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., Luther College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa.

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

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

Sangganjanavanich, Varunnee Faii
Assistant Professor of Counseling and Educational Psychology; B.S., Thammasat University; 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.

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 and Chair, Department 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.

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

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

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

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

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

Song, Min

Assistant Professor of History; B.A., Renmin University of China, Bejing; M.A., Renmin University of China, Bejing; Ph.D., University of Georgia

Southard, Jack M.
Associate Professor of Chemistry; B.S., M.S., Texas A&I University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Spaniol, Frank J.
Professor of Kinesiology; BUS, 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

Professor of Economics; B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona.

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

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

Stunz, Greg
Professor of Marine Biology and Harte Research Institute Endowed Associate Research Professor in 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.

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; M.S., Universidad Nacional de Cuyo-Argentina; Ph.D., Universidad Nacional de San Luis-Argentina.

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.

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.

Thompson, Ethan
Assistant 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.Mus., Rice University; M. Mus., Cleveland Institute of Music; D.M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison

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

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

Tobias, Steven
Assistant Professor of English; B.A., Bates College; M.A., University of South Carolina; Ph.D., University of Washington.

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.

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

Villarreal, Javier
Professor of Spanish; B.B.A., Academia Comercial Mexico; B.F.A., B.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.

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; B.A., McPherson College; M.Ed., Wichita State University; Ph.D., Kansas State University.

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

 

Wetz, Michael

Assistant Professor of Oceanography; 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
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.

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

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

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

Zamarripa, Manuel Xavier
Associate 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; M.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake; Ph.D., University of Houston.

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

Zimba, Paul

Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Coastal Studies; B.A., Wesleyan College; M.S., Old Dominion University; Ph.D., Mississippi State University.

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

Assistant Professor of Education; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi


Non-Tenured Graduate Faculty

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 2011)
   

 

Aigner, Mary J.

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N, M.S.N, University of Texas at El Paso Texas; Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University-Denton.

 

 

Barker, Connie

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Texas at El Paso; Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston.

 

 

Bell, Eva

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N, M.S.N, F.N.P., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

 

Berlanga, Della

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S., Texas A&M University-Kingsville; M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

 

Biberstein, Joseph

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.A., Webster University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

 

Boodley, Christine

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N., Carlow College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan School of Nursing; F.N.P., University of Texas at Galveston.

 

Buschang, Steve

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; M.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; B.S., Southwest Texas State University.

 

Butler, Kent

Special Appointment; B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison.

 

Carpentier , Wilma

Associate Graduate Faculty; B.S., Mary Hardin-Baylor College; M.S., Texas Women University; Ph.D., University of Austin at Texas.

 

Castillo, Yvonne

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S., Corpus Christi State University, M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

 

Crane, Kathleen

Special Appointment; B.S., Gannon University; M.S.N., Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.

 

Crawford, Ann

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N., M.S.N., University of North Dakota; Ph.D., Texas A&M University-College Station.

 

Culpepper, Carrie

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N., University of Texas at Austin; M.S.N., Texas Women’s University-Houston.

 

Davidson, Sherri

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Texas at Arlington.

 

DeMers, Michael

Special Appointment; B.S.Ed., M.S., University of North Dakota; M.Phil., Ph.D., University of Kansas.

 

DeYoe, Hudson

Special Appointment; B.S., Cornell University; M.S., University of Vermont; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University.

 

Elliot, Leanne

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; A.S.N., Victoria College; M.S.N., Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi.

 

 

Embree, Mark 

Associate Graduate Faculty; B.S., Virginia Tech; Ph.D., University of Oxford.

 

Felder, Darell

Special Appointment; B.S., M.S., Texas A&I University-Kingsville; Ph.D., Louisiana State University.

 

Fernandez, Mary Alice

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.A., University of Texas at San Antonio; M.S., Texas A&M University-College Station; Ph.D., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

 

Fleming, Thuy

Special Appointment; B.S., M.S., California State University-Northridge.

 

Futrell, Toby

Special Appointment; B.S., St. Edwards University; M.B.A., South Texas State University.

 

 

 

Garrison, James

Special Appointment; B.S., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Garza, Corey

Special Appointment; B.S., California State University; Ph.D., University of California-Santa Barbara

Gaudette, Lauren

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N., Texas Women’s University; M.S.N., University of Texas at San Antonio; F.N.P., University of Texas at Galveston.

Gondran, Sue Ellen

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S., M.S.N., F.N.P., University of Texas at Austin.

Grabowski, Jonathan

Special Appointment; B.S., Duke University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

 

Hamilton, Jacqueline

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S., M.S., University of Michigan; Ph.D., Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi

 

Hamilton, Jacqueline

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S., M.S., University of Michigan; Ph.D., Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi

 

Hare, Martha

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N., M.S.N., Texas Women’s University; D.N.P., Texas Tech University Health Science Center-Lubbock.

 

 

Hay, Richard

 

Associate Graduate Faculty; B.A., University of South Florida; M.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

 

 

Henson, Robin

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N., M.S.N., Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington School of Nursing; D.N.P., Texas Women’s University.

 

Herzog, Jean

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N., University of Mary Hardin; M.S.N., A.N.P., F.N.P., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

 

Hinojosa, David

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S., M.S., Texas A&I University; Ed.D., University of Houston

 

Hughes, Mark

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S., North Texas State University; M.S., Corpus Christi State University; Ed.D., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. 

Jensen, David

Associate Graduate Faculty; B.S., M.A., Texas A&I University-Kingsville; B.A., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Jensen, David

Associate Graduate Faculty; B.S., M.A., Texas A&I University-Kingsville; B.A., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Johnson, James

Special Appointment; B.A., Austin College; M.A., J.D., University of Houston.

 

Keller, Brian

Special Appointment; B.S., Michigan State University; M.A., Ph.D., The John Hopkins University

 

Kelly, Linda

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S., Pan American College at Edinburg; M.S., Corpus Christi State University; Ed.D., Texas A&M University-CC & K.

Khan, Izhar A.

Special Appointment; B.S., M.S., Aligarh Muslim University, India; PhD., Banaras Hindu University, India.

 

Kimbera, Christy

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N., West Texas State University-Canyon; M.S.N., University of Texas at Arlington.

 

Klutz, Diane

Associate Graduate Faculty; B.S., M.S., F.N.P., Ph.D., Texas Women University.

 

Kostoff, Heather

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N., M.S.N., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

 

Lambden, Mary Pat

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N., Texas Christian University; M.S., Texas Woman’s University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

 

Lara, Irma

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N., M.S.N., Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi.

Leal, Elizabeth M

Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing; BSN, University of the Incarnate aword; MSN, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

 

Leggett, Rebecca

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N., M.S.N., Abilene Christian University.

 

Levingston, Yvette

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N., Beth-El College of Nursing; M.S.N., F.N.P., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

 

Luther, Sherrill M.

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S., University of Texas at Austin; M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

 

Marriner, Cindy

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N., F.N.P., Texas Tech University HSC; M.S.N., University of Phoenix.

Macdonald, Ian

Associate Graduate Faculty; B.A., The Friends World College; M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Martinez, Connie

Assistant Professor, College of Nursing and Health Sciences; A.S.S, Weststark Community College;.; B.S.N., University of Texas- Pan American; M.S.N., University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio; DNP., Texas Women’s University.

McKinney, Larry 

Associate Graduate Faculty; B.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

 

Moretzsohn, Fabio

Associate Graduate Faculty; B.S., University of Sao Paulo; M.S., University of the Ryukyus, Japan; Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa.

 

Mott, Joanna

Associate Graduate Faculty; B.S., University of Aston, Birmingham, U.K.; M.S., University of Waterloo, Canada; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

 

O’Malley, Ryan

Special Appointment; B.F.A., University of South Dakota; M.F.A, Louisiana State University

 

Parenti, Lynne R.

Special Appointment; B.S., University of New York at Stony Brook; Ph.D., City University of New York.

 

Parmenter, Steven

Special Appointment; B.A. University of California-Santa Cruz.

Perry, Susan

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.A., Washington College; M.S.Ed., Southern Illinois University; Ed.D., Texas A&M University-Commerce.

 

Pirkey, Trey

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N., M.S.N, F.N.P., Texas A&M University.

 

Pollack, Jennifer

Associate Graduate Faculty; B.A., Northwestern University; M.S., Ph.D., University of South Carolina.

Prue-Owens, Kathy Kay

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N., University of Nebraska-Kearney; M.N., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of Arizona.

 

Rappaport, Bethany

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N., M.S.N., N.P., University of Texas at Galveston.

 

Reese, Elizabeth

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S., Towson State University; M.A., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

Rivera, Esmeralda

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N., F.N.P., The university of Texas-Pan American; M.S.N., A.N.P., The University of Texas at Houston.

 

Ross, Alicia

Special Appointment; B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College; M.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology.

 

Rossell, Debra

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N., Texas Women’s University; M.S.N., University of Texas-Arlington.

Sample, Janice

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S., East Texas State University; B.S.N., University of Texas-Arlington; M.S.N., University of Arkansas; F.N.P., University of Texas at Tyler.

 

Schmidt, Rhonda

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N., Stephen F. Austin State University; M.S.N., F.N.P., University of Texas at Galveston.

 

Simmons, Heather

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

Simmons, Steven

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.A., M.A., Texas A&I University; Ed.D., East Texas State University.

 

Smith, Dru

Special Appointment; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Ohio State University.

 

Smith, Richard A.

Special Appointment; B.S., M.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; Ph.D., University of Georgia.

 

Smith, Leslie

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N., Baylor University; M.S.N., University of Texas at Arlington.

 

Smith, Victoria

Special Appointment; B.A., Marshall University; M.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; Ed.D., Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

Sukauskaite, Audra

Special Appointment;

Thomas, Andrew

Special Appointment; B.S., McGill University; M.S., Ph.D., University of British Colombia.

Thornberry, Amy

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S.N., University of Texas at Austin; M.S.N., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Tinterra, Ping “Charlene”

Associate Graduate Faculty; B.S., Yung-Ta College of Technology and Commerce, Taiwan; B.B.A., Soochow University, Taiwan; M.S., Texas A&M University-Kingsville; Ed.D., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

 

Torres, Judge Amanda Nicole

Special Appointment; B.A., Texas A&M University-College Station; J.D., Saint Mary’s University School of Law.

Vega, Robert

Adjunct Graduate Faculty; B.S., Texas A&M University-Galveston; M.S., Corpus Christi State University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

 

Vela, Norma Vilches

Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing; BSN, University of Texas, Austin; MSN, University of Phoenix.

 

Wetz, Miahael

 

Winemiller, Kirk  

Special Appointment;B.A., M.S., Miami University-Oxford Ohio; Ph.D., University of Texas.

 

Wood, Tony

Special Appointment; A.S., Del Mar College; B.S., Corpus Christi State University; MS, American Military University, American Public University System.

 

 


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.
Marinez, Diana Marinez, Dean Emeritus, College of Science & Technology
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.
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.

 


Graduate Council

The purpose of the Graduate Council is to consider all matters relating to graduate programs at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and to recommend practices and policies that enhance the quality of the University’s graduate programs. The Graduate Council serves as the advisory body to the Graduate Dean. The membership is available here.

 


 

The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents

(As of May 2013)

 

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

   

 


Administration

(As of May 2013)

 

Officers of the Administration

Administrative Staff

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.

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.