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College of Arts and Sciences

Agricultural Sciences
 

Cynthia Bennett, PhD Curator of Conservation Education and Sciences at Dallas Zoo and Aquarium BA, University of California; MS, PhD, Washington State University. Associate Visiting Scholar.
Joseph Bouton, PhD University of Georgia Professor Emeritus BS, Mississippi State University, MS, PhD, University of Florida. Senior Visiting Scholar.
Jeanette Boylan, PhD Zoologist at Dallas Zoo and Aquarium. BS, Michigan State University; PhD, Colorado State University. Associate Visiting Scholar.
David Crenshaw, PhD Professor and Interim Head of Agricultural Sciences (AnS) BS, MS, PhD, University of Missouri. Associate Member.
Gerald Evers, PhD Texas A&M University Agricultural Research and Extension Center BS, MS, PhD, Texas A&M University. Visiting Associate Scholar.
Deborah Fripp, PhD Zoologist at Dallas Zoo and Aquarium. BS, Stanford University; PhD, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Associate Visiting Scholar.
Arthur Goetsch, PhD Langston University, Research Leader BS, Illinois State University; MS, University of Missouri; PhD, New Mexico State University. Senior Visiting Scholar.
Derald Harp, PhD Assistant Professor of Agricultural Sciences BS, MS, Tarleton State University; PhD, Texas A&M University. Associate Member.
Steven P. Hart, PhD Langston University, Research Scientist BS, MS, Texas A&M University; PhD, Virginia Polytechnic. Visiting Associate Scholar.
James J. Heitholt, PhD Texas A&M University Agricultural Research and Extension Center BS, Western Illinois University; MS, University of Missouri; PhD, University of Kentucky. Visiting Associate Scholar.
Byron Clark Houswright, PhD Assistant Professor of Agricultural Sciences BS, Texas Tech University; MS, PhD, University of Tennessee. Associate Member.
Galen Morgan, PhD Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University BS, MS, Texas A&M University; PhD, University of Wisconsin. Associate Visiting Scholar.
Lloyd Nelson, PhD Texas A&M University Research and Extension Center BS, Wisconsin State University at River Falls; MS, North Dakota State University; PhD, Mississippi State University. Visiting Associate Scholar.
James C. Read, PhD Texas A&M University Research and Extension Center BS, MS, PhD, Texas A&M University. Visiting Associate Scholar.
James A. Reinert, PhD Texas A&M University Research and Extension Center BS, Oklahoma State University; MS, PhD Clemson University. Visiting Associate Scholar.
John J. Sloan, PhD Texas A&M University Research and Extension Center BS, University of Illinois; MS, Texas A&M University; PhD, Oklahoma State University. Visiting Associate Scholar.
Robert Williams, PhD Assistant Professor of Agricultural Sciences BS, MS, Texas A&M University-Commerce; PhD, Texas Tech University. Associate Member.

 Art


Josephine Durkin, MFA Assistant Professor of Art BFA, Virginia Commonwealth University; MFA, Yale University. Associate Member
Barbara Frey, MFA Professor of Art BFA, Indiana University; MFA, Syracuse University. Senior Member.
Gerard D. Huber, MFA Professor of Art BA, University of Northern Iowa; MFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art. Associate Member.
Michael Miller, MFA Associate Professor of Art BFA, Southwest Texas State University; MFA, University of California-Davis. Senior Member.
Virgil Milton Scott, MFA Assistant Professor of Art BFA, MFA, University of North Texas. Associate Member.
Chad D. Smith, MFA. Assistant Professor of Art BS, MS, MFA Texas A&M University-Commerce. Associate Member.
William B. Wadley, PhD Professor of Art AB, University of California at Berkeley; MA, Columbia University; PhD, University of Texas. Associate Member.

Biological and Environmental Sciences
 

Haydn Fox, PhD Assistant Professor of Earth Sciences BA, Ambassador College; BS, MS, Southeast Missouri State University; PhD, University of South Carolina. Associate Member.
Jeffrey Kopachena, PhD Assistant Professor and Head of Biological Sciences BS, MS, University of Manitoba, Canada; PhD, University of Toronto, Canada. Senior Member.
Don Royce Lee, PhD Professor of Biological and Environmental Sciences BS, Lamar University; MS, East Texas State University; PhD, Oregon State University. Associate Member.
Frank Miskevich, PhD Assistant Professor of Biological and Environmental Sciences. BS, Eckerd College; PhD, California Institute of Technology. Associate Member.

Chemistry

 

Laurence Angel, PhD Assistant Professor of Chemistry BS, PhD, University of Sussex, United Kingdom. Associate Member.
Allan D. Headley, PhD Professor of Chemistry and Dean of Graduate Studies and Research BA, Columbia Union College; PhD, Howard University. Senior Member.
Ben Jang, PhD Professor and Interim Head of Chemistry BS National Taiwan University, Taiwan; PhD University of Texas at Arlington. Senior Member
Nenad M. Kostic, PhD Professor of Chemistry Diploma, University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia; PhD, University of Wisconsin. Senior Member.
Stephen Starnes, PhD Assistant Professor of Chemistry. BS, PhD, Texas Tech University. Associate Member.
William Lance Whaley, PhD Assistant Professor of Chemistry. BS, Tarleton State University; PhD, University of Arkansas. Associate Member.

Computer Science and Information Systems

 

R. Daniel Creider, PhD Associate Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems BA, Central Bible College; BS, Southwest Missouri State University; MS, Auburn University; PhD, Baylor University. Associate Member.
Linda Morales, PhD Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems BS, Bates College; MS, PHD, University of Texas at Dallas. Associate Member.
Sam Saffer, PhD Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems BA, University of Texas-Austin; MAS, PhD, Southern Methodist University. Associate Member.
Nicholay Sirakov, PhD Assistant Professor of Math and Computer Science BS, MS, Sofia University; PhD, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria. Associate Member.
Sang C. Suh, PhD Associate Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems BA, Pusan National University, Korea; MS, University of Hawaii; PhD, Southern Methodist University. Senior Member.
Chiu-Che Tseng, PhD Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Systems BS, Chung Yuan Christian University; MS, University of Memphis; PhD University of Texas at Arlington. Associate Member.

History

 

R. Daniel Creider, PhD Associate Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems BA, Central Bible College; BS, Southwest Missouri State University; MS, Auburn University; PhD, Baylor University. Associate Member.
Linda Morales, PhD Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems BS, Bates College; MS, PHD, University of Texas at Dallas. Associate Member.
Sam Saffer, PhD Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems BA, University of Texas-Austin; MAS, PhD, Southern Methodist University. Associate Member.
Nicholay Sirakov, PhD Assistant Professor of Math and Computer Science BS, MS, Sofia University; PhD, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria. Associate Member.
Sang C. Suh, PhD Associate Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems BA, Pusan National University, Korea; MS, University of Hawaii; PhD, Southern Methodist University. Senior Member.
Chiu-Che Tseng, PhD Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Systems BS, Chung Yuan Christian University; MS, University of Memphis; PhD University of Texas at Arlington. Associate Member.

Literature and Languages

 

Salvatore Attardo, PhD Professor of English PhD, Purdue University. Senior Member.
Robert Baumgardner, PhD Professor of English BA, University of Texas-Arlington; MA, PhD, University of Southern California. Senior Member.
William Bolin, PhD Associate Professor of English BA, Southwest Texas State University; MA, Texas A&M-Kingsville; PhD, Texas Christian University. Associate Member.
Shannon Carter, PhD Associate Professor of English BA, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; MEd, University of North Texas; PhD, Texas Woman’s University. Associate Member.
Inma Ciuico-Lyons, PhD Assistant Professor of Spanish BA, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain; MA, Texas A&M University-Commerce; PhD, University of Texas. Associate Member.
Gerald Duchovnay, PhD Professor of English BA, University of Pennsylvania; MA, PhD, Indiana University. Senior Member.
Donna Dunbar-Odom, PhD Professor of English BGS, MA, University of Nebraska; PhD, University of Pittsburgh. Senior Member.
Maria Fernandez-Babineaux, PhD Assistant Professor of Spanish BS, I.G.V. University, Peru; MA, Louisiana State University; PhD, Tulane University. Associate Member.
M. Hunter Hayes, PhD Assistant Professor of English BA, University of Kentucky; MA, PhD, University of Southern Mississippi. Associate Member.
Kathryn Jacobs, PhD Professor of English BA, MA, University of Michigan; MA, PhD, Harvard University. Senior Member.
Jon Jonz, PhD Professor of English BA, University of New Mexico; MA, University of Arizona; PhD, University of New Mexico. Senior Member.
Robin Anne Reid, PhD Associate Professor of English BA, MA, Western Washington University; MA, Middlebury College; PhD, University of Washington. Senior Member.
Karen Roggenkamp, PhD Assistant Professor of English AB, University of Michigan; PhD, University of Minnesota. Associate Member.
Derek Parker Royal, PhD Associate Professor of English BA, University of North Carolina; MA, PhD, Purdue University. Senior Member.
Phillipe Seminet, PhD Associate Professor of Literature and Languages BA, New College of Florida; MA, University of Florida; PhD, University of Texas. Associate Member.
Susan Stewart, PhD Assistant Professor of English BA, MA, Southwest Missouri State University; PhD, Illinois State University. Associate Member.

Mass Media, Communication and Theatre

 

Lamar W. Bridges, PhD Professor of Journalism BS, Memphis State University; MS, University of Wisconsin at Madison; PhD, Southern Illinois University. Associate Member.
Gary Burton, MFA Associate Professor of Mass Media, Communications and Theatre BFA, MFA, University of Texas. Associate Member.
John Hanners, PhD Professor and Head of Mass Media, Communication and Theatre BS, Eastern Illinois University; MA, Indiana State University; PhD, Michigan State University. Senior Member.
Carrie Lee Klypchak, PhD Assistant Professor of Theatre BFA, MA, Southwest Texas State University; PhD, Bowling Green State University. Associate Member.
Michael Knight, MFA Assistant Professor of Theatre BS, Texas A&M University-Commerce; MFA, University of Mississippi. Associate Member.
Robert Buell Sanders, PhD Professor of Radio-Television BS, MA, West Texas State University; PhD, University of Colorado. Associate Member.

Mathematics

 

Stuart Anderson, PhD Professor of Mathematics BA, MS, University of North Texas; PhD, University of Oklahoma. Associate Member.
Farhad T. Aslan, PhD Professor of Mathematics BS, Midwestern University; MS, University of North Texas; PhD, Texas Christian University. Senior Member.
Hasun Coskun, PhD Assistant Professor of Mathematics BS, Middle East Technical University, Turkey; MS, Stevens Institute of Technology; PhD, Texas A&M University. Associate Member.
Richard Kreminski, PhD Professor and Head of Mathematics S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; MA, PhD, University of Maryland. Associate Member.
Yelin Ou, PhD Assistant Professor of Mathematics BS, Guangxi University for Nationalities, China; MS, PhD, University of Oklahoma. Associate Member.
Nikolay Sirakov, PhD Assistant Professor of Math and Computer Science BS, MS, Sofia University; PhD, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria. Associate Member.

Music

 

John Burkett, DMA Associate Professor of Music BA, Florida State University; MM, University of Michigan; DMA, University of Illinois. Associate Member.
Mary Druhan, DMA Assistant Professor of Music BM Louisiana State University; MM University of Cincinnati; DMA, Louisiana State University. Associate Member
Jeffrey Gershman, DMA Assistant Professor of Music BME., MM, Indiana University; DMA, University of Texas. Associate Member.
Theodore C. Hansen, DMA Professor of Music BM, University of Colorado; MM, Arizona State University; DMA, University of Arizona. Senior Member.
Luis Sanchez, DA Assistant Professor of Music BA, National Conservatory of Music, Argentia; MM, DA, Ball State University. Associate Member.
Christopher White, PhD Associate Professor of Music BA, MM, University of Northern Colorado; PhD, University of Colorado.
William Witwer, DMA Associate Professor of Music BM, University of Akron; MM, Texas State University; DMA, University of Colorado, Associate Member

Physics

 

Anil Chourasia, PhD Professor BS, MS, PhD, Nagpur University, India. Associate Member.
Carolos A. Bertulani, PhD Assistant Professor of Physics BS, MS, Federal University, Brazil; PhD, University of Bonn, Germany. Associate Member.
Ben M. Doughty, PhD Professor of Physics BA, Emporia Kansas State College; MS, PhD, University of Arkansas. Associate Member.
Bao-An Li, PhD Professor and Head of Physics BS, Lanzhou University; PhD, Michigan State University. Senior Member.
Charles Rogers, PhD Professor of Physics BS, MS, PhD, University of Arkansas. Associate Member.
Keith West, PhD Assistant Professor BS, Angelo State University; MS, University of North Texas; PhD, University of Texas at Dallas. Associate Member.

Political Science

 

Paul Lenchner, PhD Professor and Head of Political Science AB, Franklin and Marshall College; MA, PhD, Cornell University. Associate Member

Sociology and Criminal Justice

 

K. Lawrence Clinton, PhD Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice BS, MS, East Texas State University; PhD, Washington State University. Associate Member.
Willie J. Edwards, PhD Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice BA, MA, East Texas State University; PhD, University of Minnesota. Senior Member.
Linda Matthei, PhD Associate Professor of Sociology and Assistant Dean of College of Arts and Sciences BA, MA, PhD, University of California. Associate Member.
James R. McBroom, PhD Associate Professor of Sociology BS, MS, East Texas State University; PhD, University of North Texas. Associate Member.
R. N. Singh, PhD Professor and Head of Sociology and Criminal Justice BA, Hindu College (India); MA, Punjab University (India); PhD, Mississippi State University. Senior Member.
Jiaming Sun, PhD Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice BA, Shanghai University; MA, Fudan University; MA, PhD, University of Illinois. Associate Member.
William E. Thompson, PhD Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice BAEd, Northeastern State University; MSEd, Southwest Missouri State University; PhD, Oklahoma State University. Senior Member.
Yvonne Villanueva-Russell, PhD Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice BA, MA, Western Illinois State University; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia. Associate Member.