Apr 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty


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A

Abdelzaher, Dina
Associate Professor of Management; B.B.A., Ph.D., Florida International University

Abeysekera, Krishani
Senior Lecturer/System Administrator of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems; B.S., M.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake

Abukmail, Ahmed
Associate Professor of Computer Science; B.S., Ohio State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida

Akladios, Magdy
Department Chair of Physical and Applied Sciences and Professor of Occupational Safety and Health, B.S., Cairo University; MBA, M.S.I.E., M.S., Ph.D., West Virginia University

Al-Mubaid, Hisham
Professor of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems; B.S., University of Jordan; M.S., Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas

Alexander, Karen
Associate Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., Excelsior College; Ph.D., University of Texas Medical Branch

Amonette, William E.
Associate Professor of Fitness and Human Performance; B.S., M.A., University of Houston-Clear Lake; Ph.D., University of Texas Medical Branch

Anders, Anne
Assistant Professor of Economics; B.S., Seton Hall University; M.A., Ph.D., Clemson University

Anderson-Diaz, Comeka
Clinical Associate Professor of Criminology; B.A., B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Penn State Harrisburg; J.D., Pennsylvania State University; LL.M., University of Alabama

Ariza, Martha
Lecturer in Biotechnology; D.V.S.Z., Universidad de Caldas; M.S., University of Texas at San Antonio; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Arney, Jennifer
Associate Professor of Sociology; B.A., M.A., Texas Tech University; Ph.D., Arizona State University

Ayadi, Mary O.
Professor of Healthcare Administration; B.S., University of Ibadan; M.A., Georgia State University; Ph.D., Georgia State University

B

Baker, Sheila
Associate Professor of School Library and Information Science; B.S., Ohio University; M.L.I.S, Florida State University; Ph.D., Florida State University

Baldwin, Andrea
Senior Lecturer of Communication; B.A., M.A., University of North Texas; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Bartsch, Robert A.
Program Director, Center for Faculty Development, and Professor of Psychology; B.A., Rice University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado

Beavers, Elizabeth A.
Associate Professor of Special Education; B.S., The University of Southern Mississippi; M.S., Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville; Ph.D., The University of Southern Mississippi

Bendeck, Yvette M.
Professor of Finance; B.S., M.S., Georgia Tech; Ph.D., Arizona State University

Bentley, Jason
Assistant Professor of Exercise & Health Sciences; B.S., Milwaukee School of Engineering; M.S., Medical College of Wisconsin; Ph.D., University of Texas Medical Branch

Bettayeb, Saïd
Professor of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems; Diplôme d’ingenieur, University of Constantine, Algeria; M.S., Ph.D., Northwestern University

Black, Ken
Professor of Decision Sciences; B.A., Graceland College; M.A., University of Texas at El Paso; Ph.D., University of North Texas

Blake, Ira
Professor of Psychology; B.A., George Washington University; M.A., San Francisco State University; M.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., Columbia University

Boetticher, Gary D.
Associate Professor of Computer Science, Computer Information Systems and Software Engineering; B.S., University of Delaware; M.S., West Virginia College of Graduate Studies; Ph.D., West Virginia University

Bolden-Gastile, Takisha
Lecturer of Secondary Science and Math and UHCLTeach Master Teacher; B.A., Baylor University; EMBA, Texas Woman’s University; Ed.D., Texas Southern University

Bozkurt, Ipek
Associate Professor of Engineering Management; B.S., Hacettepe University; M.E.M., Ph.D., Old Dominion University

Brims, Michael
Associate Professor of Communication and Digital Media; B.A., University of Houston; M.A., Ludwig Maximilians Universitaet, Muenchen; M.F.A., University of Houston

Brown, Amber
Associate Professor in Early Childhood Education; B.S.E., East Texas Baptist University; M.S., Ed.D., University of North Texas

Brown, Suzanne E.
Department Chair of Curriculum and Instruction and Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction; B.S., Southwest Texas State University; M.A., Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Bryant, Vernon
Senior Lecturer in Computer Engineering; B.S., University of Houston; M.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake

Buddharaju, Pradeep
Associate Professor of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems; B. Tech-Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Houston

C

Carter, Nelson
Lecturer of Mathematics; A.S., San Jacinto College; B.S., M.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake

Cathright, Tamekia
Visiting Assistant Professor of Counseling, Special Education and Diversity; B.S., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; M.S., Troy University; Ph.D., University of the Cumberlands

Cazes, Denise B.
Senior Lecturer of Fitness and Human Performance; B.S., M.A., University of Houston-Clear Lake

Cedillo, Christina
Associate Professor of Writing; B.A., Texas A&M University; M.A., Texas A&M International University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Chambers, Silvana
Assistant Professor of Management; B.S., M.A., Tusculum University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Tyler

Chan, Tak Shing (Leo)
Associate Professor of Communication and Digital Media Studies; B.A., University of Kentucky; M.A., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

Chandra, Ashish
Professor of Healthcare Administration; B.S., M.M.S., Banaras Hindu University; MBA, Ph.D., University of Louisiana at Monroe

Cherry, Stephen M.
Associate Professor of Sociology; B.A., M. A., University of Houston-Clear Lake; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Clardy, J. Mark
Assistant Professor of Healthcare Administration; B.A., University of Dallas; MBA, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor; M.H., University of Dallas; Ph.D., University of Texas at Tyler

Clark, Debra E.
Associate Professor of Communication; B.S., Tennessee State University; M.L.A., University of St. Thomas; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Clody, Michael
Associate Professor of Literature; B.A., Saint Louis University; M.A., University of Delaware; Ph.D., S.U.N.Y.-Buffalo

Cooper, Jane McIntosh
Assistant Professor of Qualitative Research; B.S., University of Massachusetts; M.A., Texas State University; Ed.D., University of Houston

Corrales, Antonio
Associate Professor of Educational Administration; B.A., Metropolitan University, MBA, Reutlingen University of Technology & Business, M.S., Ed.D., University of Houston-Clear Lake

Costello, Sarah
Associate Professor of Art History; B.A., Georgetown University; M.A., Bryn Mawr College; Ph.D., Binghamton University

Cotten, Stephen
Associate Professor of Economics; B.S., Vanderbilt University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Covarrubias-Cabeza, Julio
Assistant Professor of Humanities; B.A., Arizona State University; M.A., University of Washington-Seattle; Ph.D., University of Washington-Seattle

Crawford, Caroline M.
Professor of Instructional Design and Technology; B.A.T., Sam Houston State University; M.L.A., Houston Baptist University; Ed.D., University of Houston

Curtis, Maria F.
Associate Professor of Anthropology and Cross-Cultural and Global Studies; B.A., Georgia State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

D

Dabney, James
Program Chair of Systems Engineering and Professor of Systems Engineering; B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; M.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake; Ph.D., Rice University

Daghooghi, Mohsen
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering; B.S., University of Tehran; M.S., University of Tehran; Ph.D., The State University of New York at Buffalo

Daniels, Jaxenne
Lecturer in Psychology; B.S. University of Pittsburgh; M.S., University of Florida; Ph.D., University of Florida

Datta, Soma
Associate Professor of Software Engineering; B.S., Calcutta University, India; P.G.D.I.M, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, India; M.S., Indira Gandhi National Open University, India; Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Davari, Sadegh
Department Chair of Computing Sciences and Professor of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems; B.S., Institute of Advanced Accounting; M.S., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Davis, Randy
Associate Professor of Counseling; B.A., University of Central Oklahoma, M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M

Dean, Julianna
Assistant Professor of Exercise and Health Sciences; B.A., Scripps College; M.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake; Ph.D., University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Decker, Phillip J.
Professor of Healthcare Administration; B.A., M.A., Ohio State University; Ph.D., San Diego State University

Decman, John
Professor of Educational Leadership; B.A., Purdue University; M.S., Indiana University; Ed.D., Ball State University

Diepenbrock, Clotilde M.
Chair, Department of Communication and Studio Arts, and Associate Professor of Writing; B.A., California State University; M.A., University of Southern California; Ph.D., University of Southern California

Divoll, Kent A.
Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction; B.S., Westfield State College; M.Ed., Lesley University; Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst

Djordjevic, Dragana
Senior Lecturer of Writing; B.A., University of Belgrade; M.A., Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Dodson, Kimberly
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology; B.S., M.A., East Tennessee State University; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Du, Hui
Professor of Accounting; B.A., Peking University; MBA, Ph.D., Rutgers University

Dubrovskiy, Anton V.
Program Chair of Chemistry and Assistant Professor of Chemistry; B.S., M.S., Higher Chemical College of Russian Academy of Science; Ph.D., Iowa State University

Dugre, Neal
Associate Professor of History; B.A., Elon University; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University

E

Elkins, Sara
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology; B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Enciso Domingúez, Giazú
Assistant Professor of Psychology; B.S., Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla; M.A., Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla; Ph.D., Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla

Erdem, S. Altan
Professor of Marketing; B.S., Middle East Technical University; MBA, University of North Texas; Ph.D., University of North Texas

Everhart, Jonathan
Associate Professor of Legal Studies; B.B.A., MBA, Angelo State University; M.S., University of the Incarnate Word; J.D., Thurgood Marshall School of Law; L.L.M., Georgetown University Law Center; DBA, University of the Incarnate Word

F

Feagin, Terry
Professor of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems; B.A., Rice University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Fessler, Emily
Associate Professor of Family Therapy; B.S., Texas Tech University; M.S., Ph.D., Auburn University

Fox, Tom
Associate Professor of Mathematics; B.S., Aquinas College; M.S., St. Louis University; M.A., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., Illinois State University

French, Leticia
Senior Lecturer of Writing; B.A., M.A., Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi

Fritz, Jennifer N.
Professor of Behavior Analysis; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida

G

Garcia, Thomas
Assistant Professor of Biology; B.S., Florida State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Garland, Kathleen
Lecturer of Environmental Management; B.A., B.S., Ph.D., Penn State University State College

Garrison, David
Associate Dean of the College of Science and Engineering and Professor of Physics; B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Gauna, Leslie
Assistant Professor in ESL/Bilingual Education; B.A., Universidad Nacional de Rosario; M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Houston

Georgiadou, Sofia
Assistant Professor of Family Therapy; B.A., Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; M.A., Ph.D., University of Louisiana at Monroe 

Gercek, Gokhan
Professor of Management Information Systems; B.S, M.S., Middle East Technical University, Turkey; MBA, University of Houston-Clear Lake; Ph.D., Arizona State University

Gessler, Anne
Clinical Associate Professor of Humanities and First-Year Experience; B.A., College of William and Mary; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Giles, Michelle
Assistant Professor of Educational Technology; B.S., M.Ed., Texas A&M University; M.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake; Ph.D., University of North Texas

Gossett, Lisa B.
Department Chair of Management and Associate Professor of Environmental Management; B.S.M.E., Rice University; J.D., University of Houston Law Center

Grace, Jennifer
Assistant Professor of Educational Foundations; B.S., Louisiana State University; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of New Orleans

Graves, Shanna
Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education; B.A., M.A., Xavier University of Louisiana; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Griffin, Sarah
Assistant Professor of Health Service Psychology; B.A., Washington University in St. Louis; M.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., Purdue University

Gruber, Stephen
Lecturer in Biology; B.S. Texas A&M University at Galveston; M.S. University of Houston-Clear Lake

Gu, Vicky
Associate Professor of Decision Sciences; B.S., Campbell University; M.S., Indiana University; MBA, Thunderbird School of Global Management; Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Guerrero, Laura
Assistant Professor of Management; B.B.A., The University of Texas at El Paso; MBA, Simon Fraser University; Ph.D., Western University.

Guillen, George
Executive Director of the Environmental Institute of Houston and Associate Professor of Biology and Environmental Science; B.S., M.S., Texas A&M University; Ph.D., University of Texas School of Public Health

Gupta, ShivaniAssistant Professor of Healthcare Administration; Ph.D. Administration Health Services (Concentration in Strategic Management) University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Health Professions & the Collat School of Business, Birmingham, Alabama; M.B.A. The University of Southern Mississippi College of Business, Hattiesburg, Mississippi; B.D.S (Bachelor of Dental Sciences), Government Dental College & Hospital, Patiala, India

H

Hales, Barbara
Professor of History; B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.A., University of Arizona; M.A., Cambridge University; Ph.D., University of Arizona

Hamidi, Youssef
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering; B.S., Ecole Mohammadia d’Ingenieurs; M.S., Ecole Mohammadia d’Ingenieurs; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Hao, Jun
Assistant Professor of Accounting; B.A., Tsinghau University; MBA, Central Missouri State University; M.S., University of Missouri; Ph.D., University of Texas at San Antonio

Harman, Thomas L.
Department Chair of Engineering and Professor of Computer Engineering; B.S., University of Maryland; Ph.D., Rice University

Harris, Brandon
Assistant Professor of Communication; B.A. Queen’s University of Charlotte; M.A., Queen’s University of Charlotte; Ph.D., University of Oregon  

Hasan, Khondker S.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science; B.S., North-South University, Bangladesh; M.S., Wichita State University; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma.

Hasan, Rajib
Associate Professor of Accounting; BCom, University of Dhaka; MBA, University of Dhaka; MBA, Georgia State University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas

Hedengren, Mary
Lecturer of Writing; B.A., M.A., Brigham University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Heerey, Michael
Lecturer of Mathematics; B.S., M.A., University of Arizona

Helm, James C.
Associate Professor of Software Engineering; B.S., Missouri Valley University; M.S., University of Missouri at Rolla; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Hentges, Beth
Associate Professor of Psychology; B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Houston

Hettiarachchi, Charitha
Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems; B.S., Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka; M.S., St. Cloud State; Ph.D., North Dakota State

Hoang, Trung Q.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry; M.S., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Hodges, Adam
Professor of History; B.Sc., London School of Economics and Political Science; M.A., Portland State University; Ph.D., University of Illinois

Horton, Emily
Assistant Professor of Counseling; B.S., Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis; M.A., West Virginia University; Ph.D., University of Texas at San Antonio

Howard, Cynthia L.
Department Chair of Environmental Sciences and Professor of Biology and Environmental Science; B.A., Miami University; M.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake; Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center

Hsu, Henda
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology; B.A., University of California-Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., University at Albany State University of New York

Hugetz, Edward T.
Professor of Humanities and Fine Arts; B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A.H., State University of New York at Buffalo

Huss-Keeler, Rebecca
Professor of Early Childhood Education; B.S., Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Peabody College of Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., Georgia State University

I

Imrecke, Daniel
Assistant Professor of Geology and Environmental Sciences; B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Houston

J

Jacobs, Lorie
Associate Professor of Writing; B.A., Tulane University; M.A., University of Nevada; Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington

Jain, Preeti
Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education; B.A., M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Houston

James, Kelsey
Assistant Professor of Psychology; B.S., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., San Francisco State University; M.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz

Jancenelle, Vivien
Assistant Professor of Management; B.S., University of Passau; M.S., ESC Clermont; MBA, Cleveland State University; DBA., Cleveland State University

Jayalath, Kalanka
Assistant Professor of Statistics; B.S., University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka; M.S., Sam Houston State University; Ph.D., Southern Methodist University

Jenkins, Sandra
Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., Texas Women’s University; M.S., University of Central Texas; M.S.N., Northwestern State University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Jeong, Ki-Young
Program Chair and Associate Professor of Engineering Management; M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University; MBA, University of Massachusetts; B.S., Korea University

Jin, Hae Rin (Helen)
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology; B.S., Arizona State University; M.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice; Ph.D., Sam Houston University

Johnson, Vanessa
Associate Professor of Legal Studies; B.S., Tulane University; MBA, New York University; L.L.M., University of Houston Law Center

Johnston, Amanda M.
Associate Professor of Psychology; B.S., University of Iowa; M.A., Miami University; Ph.D. Miami University

Jones, Lisa
Professor of Multicultural Education; B.S., Texas A&M University; M.Ed., Prairie View A&M University; Ed.D., University of Houston

Jones, Robert M.
Professor of Educational Foundations; B.S., University of Oklahoma; M.T., East Central State University; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University

K

Kanenberg, Heather
Associate Professor of Social Work; B.S.W., Murray State University; M.S.W., Ph.D., University of Houston

Kanter, Laura
Lecturer of Social Work; B.A., Antioch University; M.S.W., University of California, Los Angeles 

Kayaalp, Alper
Assistant Professor of I/O Psychology; B.S., Military Academy/Turkey; M.A., West Chester University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Universite Libre De Bruxelles/Belgium

Kelling, Angela
Associate Professor of Psychology; B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

Kelling, Nicholas
Associate Professor of Psychology; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

Khoury, Raymond
Department Chair and Lecturer in Healthcare Administration; B.S., University of Houston; M.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake

Kice, Brent
Associate Professor of Communication; B.A., Loyola University New Orleans; M.A., Southeastern Louisiana University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Kim, Sehan
N.A.S.D., Assistant Professor of Accounting; A.B., University of Alberta; B.A., Yonsei University; M.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Kirac, Emre
Assistant Professor of Engineering Management; B.S., Uludag University; M.S., Colorado State University-Pueblo; Ph.D., University of Arkansas

Kirkman, Dorothy M.
Associate Professor of Management; B.A., North Carolina State University; MSIA, Carnegie Mellon University; Ph.D., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Klett, Elizabeth
Professor of Literature; B.A., Drew University; M.A., University of Birmingham; Ph.D., University of Illinois

Klyueva, Anna
Associate Professor of Communication; B.S., Khujand State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Koc, Hakduran
Program Chair of Computer Engineering and Associate Professor of Computer Engineering; B.S., Ankara University, M.S., Ph.D., Syracuse University

Kovic, Christine M.
Professor of Anthropology and Cross-Cultural and Global Studies; B.A., Rice University; M.A., Hunter College-City University of New York; Ph.D., City University of New York

Kraus, Daniel
Assistant Professor of Art and Design; B.F.A., University of North Florida; MFA, Temple University, Tyler School of Art

Kritikos, Tessa
Assistant Professor of Health Service Psychology; B.A., Georgetown University; M.A., Boston University; Ph.D., Boston University 

Kussro, Lauren
Assistant Professor of Art and Design; B.F.A., Indiana University-Herron School of Art and Design; M.F.A., University of Tennessee

Kusters, Isabelle
Associate Professor of Exercise and Health Sciences; B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.P.H., Ph.D., University of Texas School of Public Health

L

Lacher, Lisa
Program Chair of Information Technology and Assistant Professor of Information Technology; B.S., North Dakota State University; M.S., South Dakota State University; Ph.D., North Dakota State University

Lacina, Michael J.
C.P.A., Department Chair and Professor of Accounting; B.B.A., Western Michigan University; MBA, Michigan State University; Ph.D., Purdue University

LaMontagne, Michael G.
Assistant Professor of Microbiology; B.S., University of Massachusetts; Ph.D., Boston University

Larson, Stuart
Associate Professor of Graphic Design; B.F.A., Kansas City Art Institute; M.F.A., Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, N.Y.

Lash, Jeff
Professor of Geography; B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.A.G., Ph.D., Texas State University

Lastrapes, Renee
Associate Professor of Educational Foundations; B.A., M.Ed., Ed.D., Louisiana State University

Leal, Roberta
Assistant Professor of Social Work; M.S.W., Ph.D., University of Houston

Lechago, Sarah
Associate Professor of Psychology, Learning, and Behavior Analysis; B.A., University of Houston; M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan University

Leonard, Clay
Associate Professor of Art and Design; B.F.A., Adrian College; M.F.A., Bowling Green State University

Lerman, Dorothea C.
Director, Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, and Professor of Psychology; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida

Liu, Xinying
Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems; B.S., Zhongnan University of Economics and Law; M.S., University of Maryland, College Park; Ph.D., Georgia State University

Li, Yingfu (Frank)
Program Chair of Statistics and Associate Professor of Statistics; B.S., Nanjing Normal University; M.S., Jilin University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Memphis

Liaw, Morris M.
Associate Professor of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems; B.S., Chung Yuan College; M.S., Ph.D., University of North Texas

Lin, Jian
Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems; B.Ec., Ji Nan University (China); M.S., Ph.D., University of Houston

Lu, Jack Y.
Professor of Chemistry; B.S., M.S., Northeast Normal University; Ph.D., Northwestern University

Lu, Jiang
Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering; B.S., Shanghai Maritime University, M.S., University of Florida; Ph.D., University of Alabama

Lucas, Amy
Chair, Department of Social and Cultural Sciences, and Associate Professor of Sociology; B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

M

Ma, Jingjing
Department Chair of Mathematics and Statistics and Professor of Mathematics; M.S., Jiangxi University; P.R. China; M.A., Ph.D., University of Toledo

MacDermott, Alexandra
Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry and Physics; M.A., D.Phil., Oxford University

Makepeace, Jason
Associate Professor of Art and Design; B.A., College of Charleston; M.F.A., University of Houston

Marcoline, Anne
Associate Professor of Literature; B.A., Hamilton College; M.A., Ph.D., University California, Santa Barbara

Marks, Barry R.
Professor of Accounting; B.S., Purdue University; M.S., Case Western Reserve University; Ph.D., Purdue University

Marquez, Judith
Professor of Bilingual and Multicultural Education; B.A., Pan American University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Martynov, Aleksey
Associate Professor of Management; B.S., M.S., Perm State University; Ph.D., University of Kansas

Masood, Samina S.
Professor of Physics; B.Sc., M.A., Punjab University, Lahore; M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., Quaid-i-Azim University, Islamabad

Mathews, Nisha
Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S., Delhi University; M.S.N., Walden University; Ph.D., Texas Women’s University

Matthew, Kathryn I.
Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs; Professor of Reading and Language Arts; B.A., M.Ed., University of New Orleans; Ed.D., University of Houston

Matthews, Frank F.
Associate Professor of Mathematics; B.S., California Institute of Technology; M.S., Ph.D., Ohio State University

Mayes, Van E.
Assistant Professor of Physics; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Mayfield, Clifton
Associate Professor of Management; B.S., MBA, University of Arizona; Ph.D., University at Albany-State University of New York

McCauley, Jennifer Maritza
Assistant Professor of Literature; B.F.A, University of Pittsburgh; M.F.A., Florida International University; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia

McMullen, J. Michael
Professor of Sociology; B.A., University of Kansas; M.A., Ph.D., Emory University

Merfish, Beth Matusoff
Chair, Department of Liberal Arts, and Associate Professor of Art History; B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., Ph.D., New York University-Institute of Fine Arts

Michael, Timothy B.
Associate Professor of Finance; B.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte; MBA, University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Milam, Alex
Associate Professor of Industrial/Organizational Psychology; B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.H.A/MBA, University of Houston-Clear Lake; Ph.D., University of Houston

Miller, Queinnise
Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership; B.S., University of Houston, M.A., Ph.D., Prairie View A&M University

Mills, W. Ronald
Professor of Biology and Chemistry; B.S., M.S., Austin Peay State University; Ph.D., Miami University

Mitchell, Jordan P.
Associate Professor of Healthcare Administration; B. M, MBA, East Carolina University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Mokrech, Mustafa
Geographic Information Sciences Analyst of the Environmental Institute of Houston and Faculty; Ph.D., King’s College, University of London

Molen, Angela
Lecturer of Mathematics; A.A., San Jacinto College; B.S., M.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake

Moreno, Georgina
Assistant Professor of Psychology; B.S., Texas A&M University; Ph.D., University of Iowa

Morgan, Valerie
Assistant Professor of Health Service Psychology; B.A., Stanford University; M.F.A., University of Montana

Mountain, Jeffrey R.
Program Chair of Mechanical Engineering and Professor of Mechanical Engineering; B.S., M.S. Ph.D.; University of Texas at Arlington

Moya, David
Director, Children’s Art School, and Clinical Assistant Professor of Art and Design; B.F.A., M.A., University of Houston-Clear Lake

Murasko, Jason E.
Associate Professor of Economics; B.S., Texas Christian University; M.A., Rice University; Ph.D., Rice University

Mustafaev, Zokhrab
Program Chair of Mathematics and Associate Professor of Mathematics; M.S., Moscow State University, Russia; M.A., Ph.D. University of Rochester

N

Newsum, Janice
Assistant Professor in Library & Information Science; B.A., Rhodes College; M.Ed., University of St. Thomas; M.S.I., Ph.D., Florida State University

Nguyen, Luong A.
Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering; B.S., M.S., University of Washington; M.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake; Ph.D., Rice University

Noghani, Farzaneh
Assistant Professor of Management; Ph.D. in Business Administration, Concentration in Management, Texas Tech University; Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Texas Tech University; Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology 

Novakov-Ritchey, Christina
Assistant Professor of Humanities; B.A., University of California, Davis; M.A., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

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Orhan, Mehmet
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics; B. S., M.A., Ph. D., Bilkent University (Turkey)

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Pace, Robert
Clinical Associate Professor of Counseling; B.S. and M.Ed., Stephen F. Austin State University; Ed.D., Texas Southern University

Pan, Shanshan
Assistant Professor of Accounting; B.A., Beijing Foreign Studies University; M.P.A., Mississippi State University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Paul, Christine
Director, HSH Continuing Education Program, and Adjunct Instructor of Spanish; B.A., M.A., Mississippi State University

Pavlova, Ivelina
Associate Professor of Finance; B.B.A., University of Economics, Varna, Bulgaria; MBA, Clarion University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Florida International University

Pedro, Joan
Dean, College of Education and Professor in Curriculum and Instruction; B.A., M.Ed., University of West Indies; M.Sc.Ed., University of Miami; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Penn, Everette B.
Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology; B.A., Rutgers University; M.A., University of Central Texas; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Perdue, D. Grady
Professor of Finance; B.A., University of Alabama; MBA, Auburn University-Montgomery; M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama

Perez-Davila, Alfredo J.
Professor of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems; B.S., Tecnologico de Monterrey (Mexico); M.S., Stanford University; M.S., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Peters, Michelle
Department Chair of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis and Professor of Educational Foundations; B.S., University of Missouri-Columbia; M.S., University of Missouri-Rolla; Ed.D., The George Washington University

Phalen, Robert
Program Chair and Associate Professor of Occupational Safety and Health; B.A., California State University Fullerton; Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles

Phillips, Charles E., Jr.
Lecturer of Computer Science; B.S., West Point United States Military Academy; M.S., Naval Postgraduate School; Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Piercy, Jeremy
Assistant Professor of History; B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; M.A., University of North Carolina-Greensboro; Ph.D., University of Edinburgh

Place, Lynn
Lecturer of Marketing; B.A., Drake University; MBA, Marketing, DePaul University

Powers, William P., Jr.
Director, Texas Department of Correction Transforming Lives by Degrees program, and Adjunct Instructor of History; B.S., Angelo State University; M.A., University of Texas at Arlington; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Pule, Heather
Assistant Professor of Reading and Language Arts; B.A., M.Ed., Texas Tech University; Ed.D. University of Houston

Puzdrowski, Richard L., Jr.
Department Chair of Biology and Biotechnology and Associate Professor of Biology, Biotechnology and Environmental Science; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan

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Rashid, M. Bazlur
Associate Professor of Biology and Biotechnology; M.D., Dhaka Medical College, Ph.D., Osaka University Medical School

Raymond, Roberta
Associate Professor of Reading and Language Arts; B.S., Southwest Texas State University; M.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake; Ed.D., Sam Houston State University

Reinbergs, Eric
Assistant Professor of Health Service Psychology; B.A., Columbia College; M.Ed., University of Massachusetts Amherst; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst

Renz, Franciszka
Assistant Professor Management; B.S., University of Passau; MBA, Murray State; M.S., University of Regensburg; Ph.D., University of Texas at El Paso

Rios, Desdamona
Associate Professor of Social Psychology; B.A., California State University; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Rivas, Teresa
Lecturer of Mathematics; B.A., M.A., The University of Texas at Austin

Roberson, Anthony
Assistant Professor of Health Service Psychology; B.A., Truman State University; M.A., Louisiana State University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Robinson, Leroy, Jr.
Associate Professor of Marketing; B.S., Louisiana State University; M.S., Perdue; Ph.D., University of South Florida

Rohde, Larry
Associate Professor of Biology and Biotechnology; B.S., M.S.T., Tarleton State University; Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston

Rolf, Skylar
Assistant Professor of Management; B.S., Northwest Missouri State University; M.A., MBA, John Brown University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska

Romero, Wanalee Ocasio
Director, First-Year Experience, and Clinical Associate Professor of Literature and First-Year Experience; B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University

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Sakoglu, Unal “Zak”
Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering; B.S., Bilkent University; M.S., Ph.D., The University of New Mexico

Saleem, Naveed
Department Chair of Management Information Systems and Professor of Management Information Systems; B.S., M.A., Punjab University (Pakistan); MBA, Andrews University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Sanford, Glenn M. 
Dean, College of Human Sciences and Humanities and Professor of Philosophy; B.A., The College of Wooster; Ph.D., Duke University; J.D., University of Houston

Sant’Ana, Thais
Assistant Professor of History; B.A., Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas; B.A., State University of Campinas; M.A., State University of Campinas; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Santiago-Vazquez, Lory Z.
Program Chair of Biotechnology and Associate Professor of Biology and Biotechnology; B.S., University of Puerto Rico, Humacao; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Seahorn, Christal R.
Associate Professor of Writing; B.A., Trinity University; M.A., University of York; Ph.D., University of Louisiana

Seevers, Randy L.
Interim Department Chair of Counseling, Special Education, and Diversity and Associate Professor of Special Education; B.S., Ohio State University; M.Ed., Texas Tech University; Ph.D., Ohio State University

Sha, Kewei
Assistant Professor of Computer Science; B.S., East China University of Science and Technology; M.S., Ph.D., Wayne State University

Shaman, Nicholas
Assistant Professor of Psychology; B.S., Boston University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

Sharifahmadian, Ershad
Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering; B.S., Shahed University; M.S., Tehran University; Ph.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Sheng, Lifei
Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences; B.S., Shanghai Jiao Tong University; Ph.D., University of British Columbia

Shepherd, Terry
Associate Dean, College of Education; B.S., Indiana State University; M.S., Indiana University South Bend; Ed.D., Ball State University

Shiau, Lie June
Professor of Mathematics; B.S., National Central University, R.O.C.; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo

Shih, Liwen
Professor of Computer Engineering; B.S., National Chiao Tung University, R.O.C.; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Shin, Haeyoung
C.P.A., Associate Professor of Accounting; B.B.A., Korea University; M.A., M.A.S., Ph.D., The University of Texas at Dallas

Short, Mary B.
Chair, Department of Clinical, Health, and Applied Sciences, and Professor of Clinical Psychology; B.S., North Dakota State University; M.A., Mankato State University; Ph.D., Western Michigan University

Shulsky, Debra
Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction; B.A., M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Houston

Silvermintz, Daniel E.
Professor of Humanities; B.A., Vassar College; M.A., University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.A., St. John’s College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Dallas

Simieou, Felix
Associate Professor of Educational Leadership; B.A., McNeese State University; M.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake; Ph.D., Michigan State University

Sisman, Cengiz
Professor of History; B.A., Bosphorus University; M.A., Temple University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

Smedley, Diane
Visiting Assistant Professor of Counseling, Special Education, and Diversity; B.S., University of Central Florida; M.A., Sam Houston State University

Sorensen, Susan M.
C.P.A., Associate Professor of Accounting; B.S., Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Steel, Douglas
Associate Professor of Management Information Systems; B.S., University of Houston; MBA, University of Houston-Clear Lake; Ph.D., University of Houston

Stephens, Brian
Program Chair of Biology and Assistant Professor of Biotechnology and Biology; B.S., M.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake; Ph.D., University of California, Davis

Stephenson, Hunter W.
Associate Professor of Writing; B.S., United States Coast Guard Academy; M.A., Ph.D., Kent State University

Strait, Gerald
Associate Professor of School Psychology; B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Stringer, Donna
Lecturer of Management; B.B.A., University of Houston-Clear Lake, M.A., University of Houston-Clear Lake, M.A., University of Alabama, Ph.D., University of Texas-Arlington

Sublett, Lisa
Assistant Professor of Industrial/Organizational Psychology; B.S., Baylor University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Houston

Subramanian, Shreerekha
Professor of Humanities; B.A., University of Michigan; M.F.A., Syracuse University; Ph.D., Rutgers University

Su-Kubricht, Li Ping
Assistant Professor of Family Therapy; B.A., Brigham Young University-Hawaii; M.A., Ph.D., Brigham Young University

Sun, Dongmin
Associate Professor of Environmental Geology; B.S., Daqing Petroleum Institute; M.S., Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration & Development, Beijing, China; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Sun, Nanfei
Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems; B.S., Chongqing University; M.S., University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Ph. D., University of Houston

Sutherland, Steven
Associate Professor of Psychology; B.S., University of Mary Washington; M.A., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

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Tajani, Neelofer
Clinical Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education; B.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Houston

Taylor, Joyce
Senior Lecturer of Behavioral Sciences; B.S., University of Dayton; B.S., Wilberforce University; M.A., University of Houston-Clear Lake

Tello, Angelica
Associate Professor of Counseling; B.A., University of Texas-Austin; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas-San Antonio

Thomas, Miriam
Lecturer, College of Education School Library and Information Science; B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.L.S., Ed.D., Sam Houston State University

Thompson, Walter
Lecturer of Physics; B.S., University of Texas; M.A., John Hopkins University

Trubl, Patricia J.
Lecturer of Biology; B.S., M.S., Arizona State University

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Unwala, Ishaq
Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering; B.S., West Virginia University, M.S., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

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 Voelker, Troy A.
Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Management; B.B.A., MBA, Sam Houston State University; Ph.D., University of North Texas

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Wadsworth, Alyssa

Associate Professor of Economics; West Virginia University; Ph.D. in Economics Morgantown, WV; M.A. in Economics; Niagara University; B.S. in Economics Niagara University, NY; B.A. in Mathematics with Honors

Wagner, Paul A.
Professor of Philosophy and Educational Foundations; B.S., Northeast Missouri State University; M.Ed., M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia

Walker, L. Jean
Professor of Marketing; B.A., West Virginia University; MBA, Florida Atlantic University; Ph.D., Florida State University

Waller, Edward R.
Dean, College of Business and Professor of Finance; B.S., M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Arizona State University

Walther, Christine
Associate Professor of Psychology; B.A., Texas Tech University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Wandix-White, Diana
Assistant Professor of Multicultural Education; B.A., Washburn University; M.Ed., Prairie View A&M University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Wang, Daniel Zerong
Professor of Chemistry; B.A., Lanzhou University; Ph.D., Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Peoples Republic of China

Ward, Christopher P.
Chair, Department of Psychology, and Professor of Psychology; B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Waters, Carol
Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction; B.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake; M.S.T., Rice University; Ed.D., University of Houston-Clear Lake

Weaver, Laurie R.
Professor of Bilingual and Multicultural Education; B.A., Kalamazoo College; M.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake; Ed.D., University of Houston

Weerasinghe, Sadhana
Lecturer in Mathematics and Statistics; B.S., University of Colombo, Sri Lanka; M.S. University of Houston-Clear Lake

Wei, Wei
Program Chair of Computer Information Systems and Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems; B.S., Liaoning University of Petroleum and Chemical Technology; M.S., Beijing University of Chemical Technology; M.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Arizona

White, Sharon A.
Program Chair of Software Engineering and Associate Professor of Software Engineering; B.F.A., Northeast Louisiana University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Southwestern Louisiana

Whitworth, Jeff
Associate Professor of Finance; B.S., Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

Williams, Melissa A.
Department Chair of Decision Sciences, Economics, Finance, and Marketing and Associate Professor of Finance; B.B.A., MBA, University of Central Arkansas; Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Williams-Duncan, Omah
Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction with STEM Emphasis; B.S., Spelman College; M.Ed., University of Houston; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Willis, Jana
Department Chair of Literacy, Library, and Learning Technologies and Professor of Instructional Design and Technology; B.A., M.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Wilson, Maria I.
Assistant Professor of Social Work; B.S.W., University of Houston-Clear Lake; M.S.W., University of Houston; Ed.D., University of Houston

Withey, Paul A.
Program Chair of Physics and Associate Professor of Physics; B.Sc., University of Calgary; Ph.D., Texas Christian University

Woldu, Dawit
Associate Professor of Anthropology and Cross-Cultural and Global Studies; B.A., University of Asmara; M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida

Wooten, Kevin C.
UHCL Chief Strategy Officer and Professor of Management; B.A., M.A., University of Houston-Clear Lake; Ph.D., Tulane University

Wu, Michael Yu-Chi
Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems; B.S. E. E., New Jersey Institute of Technology; M. S. C.I.S., New Jersey Institute of Technology; M. S. E. E., New Jersey Institute of Technology; Ph. D. E.E., New Jersey Institute of Technology

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Xu, Randall Zhaohui
C.P.A., Professor of Accounting; B.A., Army Foreign Languages University; MBA, MACCT, Tulane University; Ph.D., University of Alabama

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Yandell, Lauren
Senior Lecturer of Art and Design; B.F.A., Texas State University; M.F.A., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Yang, Toneluh A. (Andrew)
Associate Professor of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems; B.Ed., National Taiwan Normal University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Yang, Xiaokun
Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering; B.S., Beihua University; M.S., Beihang University; M.S., Ph.D., Florida International University

Yang, Yipeng
Assistant Professor of Mathematics; B.E., B.S., M.E., Shanghai Jiao Tong University; M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Yi, Lin
Assistant Professor of Accounting; B.S., Hunan Normal University; M.S., Beijing Normal University; M.S., University of Kansas; Ph.D., University of Houston

Yi, Se-Hyoung
Associate Professor of Political Science; B.A., Hanyang University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Young, Pearl J.
Assistant Professor of History; B.A., Emory University; M.A., Emory University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Yu-Buck, Fang
Assistant Professor of Marketing; Ph.D., Marketing, University of Utah, United States; MSc, Management, Brock University, Canada; MSc, Marketing, City University of Hong Kong, China; BA, Marketing, Jilin University of Finance and Economics, China  

Yue, Kwok-Bun
Professor of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems; B.S., M.Phil, Chinese University of Hong Kong; M.S., Ph.D., University of North Texas

Yuvarajan, Elil
Clinical Assistant Professor of Health Service Psychology; B.A., Washington University; M.S., Purdue University; Psy.D., Baylor University

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Zalila, Faiza
Associate Professor of Decision Sciences; Bachelor Degree, Universite de Sfax; M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Ph.D., University of Houston

Zhang, Chunlong (Carl)
Professor of Environmental Science, Environmental Chemistry; B.S., M.S., Zhejiang University, Ph.D., Louisiana State University