College of Arts and Sciences Faculty

DANA W. ADAMS, Senior Lecturer in English

B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University; M.A., The University of Texas at Tyler; Ph.D., University of North Texas

ABU MUHAMMAD SHAJAAT ALI, Professor of Geography

B.S., University of Rajshahi; M.S., University of Dhaka; M. A., University of Windsor; M.A., Wayne State University; Ph.D., Clark University

TROY ANDERSON, Assistant Professor of Biology

B.S., M.S., Wichita State University; Ph.D., Kansas State University

ALI AZGHANI, Associate Professor of Biology

B.S., University of Tabriz; M.S., Ph.D., Texas Woman's University

RANDY BACK, Assistant Professor of Physics

B.S., Ph.D., University of Kentucky

NAN BAILEY, Lecturer in Mathematics

B.A., Hollins University; M.S., George Mason University

JON REGAN BECKHAM, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

B.S., M.A., University of Central Arkansas; M.S., Ph.D., University of Delaware

ANN BEEBE, Associate Professor of English

B.A., University of Wisconsin, Eau Clair; M.S., Washington State University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky

BLAKE R. BEXTINE, Assistant Professor of Biology

B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.S., Texas Tech University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

SHAUN BLACK, Senior Lecturer in Chemistry

B.S., The University of California; M.S., Ph.D., The University of Michigan

JILL E. BLONDIN, Associate Professor of Art History

B.A., Indiana University; A.M., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

BRIAN BONDARI, Assistant Professor of Music

B.M., Valdosta State University; M.M., University of Kansas; D.M.A., University of Kansas

JOHN "CLIFF" BOUCHER, Assistant Professor of Biology

B.A., Austin College; Ph.D. University of Michigan

LAURA BOYD, Senior Lecturer in Chemistry

B.S., Ph.D., University of Mississippi

DENNIS CALI, Chair, Department of Communication and Professor of Speech Communication

B.A., Southeastern Louisiana University; M.S., Colorado State University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

LARRY CARTER, Senior Lecturer in Public Administration

B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

JOHN CLARK, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Alabama

VICKI J. CONWAY, Senior Lecturer in Music

B.M., Stephen F. Austin State University; M.M., Baylor University

JESSICA COLEMAN, Lecturer in Biology

B.S., M.S., The University of Texas at Tyler

JENNIFER POOLER COURTNEY, Director, Writing Center and Assistant Professor of English

B.A., M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Charlotte

GUILLERMO COVARRUBIAS, Assistant Professor of Economics

B.S., The University of Texas at El Paso; M.A., Ph.D., Texas Tech University

COURTNEY CULLISON, Assistant Professor of Political Science

B.A., Oklahoma State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

VANESSA CURRY, Advisor to Student Publications and Lecturer in Journalism

B.S., Illinois State University; M.A.I.S., The University of Texas at Tyler

STEPHEN E. DANIELS, Professor of History

B.S.Ed., M.A., Truman State University; Ph.D., University of Missouri

SHELDON DAVIS, Chair, Department of Mathematics and Professor of Mathematics

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Ohio University

DONNA L. DICKERSON, Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies, Professor of Journalism

B.J., M.A., The University of Texas at Austin; M.A.; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

SUSAN DOTY, Senior Lecturer in Economics

B.A., Wheaton College; M.B.A., Bryant University

MICHAEL EIDENMULLER, Associate Professor of Speech Communication

B.A., California State University, Long Beach; M.A., Florida State University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

JEFFREY EMGE, Associate Professor of Music

B.S., Tennessee Tech University; M.M.E., Florida State University; D.M.A., University of Cincinnati

NEIL B. FORD, Professor of Biology

B.S., University of Kansas; M.S., University of Oklahoma; Ph.D., Miami University

PATRICIA A. GAJDA, Professor of History

B.S., St. John College; B.A., The University of Texas at Tyler; M.A., Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

CHRISTINA GRAVES, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

B.S., Eastern Illinois University; M.S., Ph.D., Syracuse University

STEPHEN GRAVES, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

B.S., SUNY Plattsburgh; M.S., Ph.D., Syracuse University

H. NEIL GRAY, Professor of Chemistry

B.S., The University of Texas at Tyler; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

THOMAS GUDERJAN, Assistant Professor of Anthropology

B.A., Southern Illinois University; M.A., Ph.D., Southern Methodist University

JOHN HARRIS, Lecturer in English

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

BARBARA L. HART, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

B.A., MacMurray College; M.A., New Mexico State University; Ph.D., Sam Houston

State University

GARY C. HATCHER, Chair, Department of Art and Art History and Professor of Art

B.F.A., University of North Texas; M.F.A., Texas A&M University at Commerce

ALEXIS W. SERIO HUGHES, Assistant Professor of Art

B.F.A., Syracuse University; M.F.A., University of Pennsylvania

DEWANE F. HUGHES, Associate Professor of Art

B.A., Buena Vista University; M.F.A., Montana State University

DAVOR JEDLICKA, Professor of Sociology

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Hawaii; Ph.D., Texas Women's University

SUNEETI JOG, Assistant Professor of Biology

B.S., University of Bombay; M.S., University of Bombay; Ph.D., Cleveland State University

MOLLY JOHNSON, Associate Professor of Music

B.M., Oklahoma City University; M.M., D.M.A., Louisiana State University

JASON JOLICOEUR, Senior Lecturer in Criminal Justice

B.S., M.A., Wichita State University

JOSHUA D. JONES, Lecturer in Mathematics

B.S., M.S., The University of Texas at Tyler

VANESSA JOYNER, Senior Lecturer in Journalism

B.A., University of Missouri; M.F.A., Marywood University

NAOMI KAGAWA, Assistant Professor of Speech Communication

B.A., University of Shizuoka; M.A., Michigan State University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

TIM D. KANE, Professor of Economics

B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University; M.S., Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

MARY ANNA KIDD, Senior Lecturer in Journalism

B.A., West Texas A&M University; M.A., Regent University

DON W. KILLEBREW, Chair, Department of Biology and Professor of Biology

B.S., Lamar University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

DEBORAH A. KOSLOVER, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine

JAMES F. KOUKL, Associate Professor of Biology

B.S., Northern Illinois University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia

R. STEPHEN KREBBS, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy

B.A., Texas Tech University; M.A., California State University, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

JOHN R. LEBLANC, Associate Professor of Political Science

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Louisiana State University

MARY LINEHAN, Chair, Department of History and Associate Professor of History

B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

CASEY E. MANN, Associate Professor of Mathematics

B.S., East Central University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Arkansas

W. ALLEN MARTIN, Professor of Sociology

B.A., Southern Methodist University; M.A., Texas Christian University; Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

MARSHA MATTHEWS, Assistant Professor of Communication

B.A., University of North Texas; M.A., Regent University; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

DONALD L. McCLAUGHERTY, Chair, Department of Chemistry and Professor of Chemistry

B.S., M.A., Sam Houston State University; Ph.D., Baylor University

JENNIFER McLOUD-MANN, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences and Associate Professor of Mathematics

B.S., East Central University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Arkansas

ALEXANDER MENDOZA, Assistant Professor of History

B.S., The University of Texas at Austin; M.A., Texas A&M International University; Ph.D., Texas Tech University

DAVID MILAN, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

B.S., Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

DANIEL MURPHREE, Associate Professor of History

B.A., Auburn University; M.A., Ph.D., Florida State University

JAMES L. NEWSOM, Senior Lecturer in History

B.A., M.A., M.S., The University of Texas at Tyler; Ph.D. Texas Christian University

NATHANAEL O'REILLY, Assistant Professor of English

B.A., University of Ballarat; M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan University

JAMES R. PACE, Professor of Art

B.F.A., University of Oklahoma; M.F.A., Arizona State University

KATHERINE PANG, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

B.A., Clark University; J.D., University of Dayton School of Law; LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center; M.Div., Th.M., Talbot School of Theology; M.Ed., The University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., Texas A&M Commerce at Commerce

JENNIFER KREFT PEARCE, Assistant Professor of Physics

B.S., University of Florida; Ph.D. The University of Texas at Austin

JOHN PLACYK, JR., Assistant Professor of Biology

B.S., The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey; M.S. Northern Michigan University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee

SUZANNE M. PUNDT, Senior Lecturer in Biology

B.S., Texas A&M University; M.S., The University of Texas at Tyler

CAMERON ROSE, Director, Choral Activities and Assistant Professor of Music

B.Mus., Brigham Young University; M.A., University of Minnesota; D.M.A., University of Utah

CATHERINE E. ROSS, Associate Professor of English

B.A., Mary Baldwin College; M.A.L.S, Wesleyan University; Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

CHANTAL ROUSSEL-ZUAZU, Assistant Professor of Spanish

M.A., The University of Texas at San Antonio; Ph.D. Texas Tech University

RACHEL SAILOR, Assistant Professor of Art History

B.A., Oregon State University; M.A., University of Oregon; Ph.D., University of Iowa

VICTOR I. SCHERB, Professor of English

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

TANYA SHTOYKO, Assistant Professor of Chemistry

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Cincinnati

KAREN L. SLOAN, Associate Professor of English

B.A., LeTourneau College; M.A., California State University Fullerton; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

JASON J. SMEE, Assistant Professor of Chemistry

B.S., Kansas State University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

NATHAN A. SMITH, Associate Professor of Mathematics

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

MARCUS A. STADELMANN, Chair, Department of Political Science, Associate Professor of Political Science

B.A., Weber State College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California at Riverside

ROBERT STERKEN, Associate Professor of Political Science

B.A., M.I.S., Stephen F. Austin University; Ph.D., Texas Tech University

PAUL STREUFERT, Associate Professor of English

B.A., Valparaiso University; M.A., Texas Tech University; Ph.D., Purdue University

DAVID STRONG, Associate Professor of English

B.A., Dominican University; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University

EDWARD TABRI, Associate Professor of History

B.A., Wittenberg University; M.A., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., University of Virginia

HOLLI TENNISON, Lecturer in Mathematics

B.S., The University of Texas at Tyler; M.S., Stephen F. Austin State University

MICHAEL THRASHER, Director, The School of Performing Arts, Associate Professor of Music

B.M.E., Northwestern State University; M.M., D.M.A., University of North Texas

CAROLYN TILGHMAN, Associate Professor of English

B.A., M.A., University of Wyoming; Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

GREGORY J. UTLEY, Associate Professor of Spanish

B.A. San Jose State University; M.A., Fresno State University; Ph.D., University of

New Mexico

MICHAEL I. VICTOR, Associate Professor of Sociology

B.A., University of California at Santa Barbara; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California

CHARLES WALTS, Director, Forensics, Assistant Professor of Speech Communication

B.S. Abilene Christian University; M.A., Eastern New Mexico University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

JOHN C. WEBB, Professor of Music

B.M., M.M.E., University of North Texas; D.A., University of Northern Colorado

ALISA R. WHITE, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Journalism

B.A., Lee University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee

LANCE WILLIAMS, Associate Professor of Biology

B.S., University of Oklahoma; M.S., Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., Mississippi State University

KENNETH WINK, Chair, Department of Social Sciences and Associate Professor of Public Administration

B.A., Northeast Louisiana University; M.A., Baylor University; Ph.D., Louisiana

State University

MERRIE WRIGHT, Assistant Professor of Art

B.F.A., Kansas City Art Institute; M.F.A., Louisiana State University

HUI WU, Chair, Department of Literature and Languages and Professor of English

B.A., Nanchang Vocational Teachers' College; M.A., Jiangxi University; Ph.D., Texas Christian University