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College of Education and Human Services Graduate Faculty

Counseling

 

Amir Abbassi, PhD Associate Professor of Counseling.  BA, North Texas State University; MA, PhD, University of North Texas.
Richard Balkin, PhD Associate Professor of Counseling.  BS, MEd, University of Missouri; PhD, University of Arkansas.  Visiting Member.
Stephen Armstrong, PhD Associate Professor of Counseling.  BS, MEd, North Texas State University; PhD, University of North Texas.
Linda Ball, EdD Assistant Professor of Counseling.  BS, MS, EdD, Texas A&M University-Commerce.
Samuel Bore, PhD Assistant Professor of Counseling.  BEd, Kenyatta University; MEd, University of North Texas; PhD, Texas A&M University-Commerce. 
Stephen J. Freeman, PhD Professor of Counseling.  BS, MEd, West Texas A&M University; PhD, University of North Texas.
M. LaVelle Hendricks, EdD Assistant Professor of Counseling.  BA, Northeast Louisiana University; MEd, University of Louisiana-Monroe; EdD, Texas A&M University-Commerce.
Chester Robinson, PhD Associate Professor of Counseling.  BA, Bluefield College; MS, Radford University; MA, Appalachian State University; PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Carmen Salazar, PhD Associate Professor of Counseling.  BA, College of Santa Fe; MA, PhD, University of New Mexico.
Chris Simpson, PhD Associate Professor of Counseling.  BS, MEd, PhD, University of North Texas. 

 Curriculum and Instruction

 

Merry Boggs, PhD Assistant Professor, Curriculum and Instruction; BS, Auburn University; MEd, Southwest Texas State University; PhD, University of South Florida
David L. Brown, PhD Professor of Early Childhood Education, Literacy and Curriculum and Instruction.  BS, MEd, PhD, East Texas State University.
Sharon Johnson, PhD Professor of Secondary Education and Interim Associate Vice President for Student Access and Success.  BS, Texas A&M University-Commerce; MEd, Colorado State University; PhD, University of Colorado.
Sherri Colby, PhD Assistant Professor of Secondary and Curriculum and Instruction.  BA, MEd, PhD, University of North Texas. 
Martha Foote, EdD Professor of Early Childhood Education, Literacy, Curriculum and Instruction and Head of Curriculum and Instruction.  BS, MEd, East Texas State University; EdD, University of North Texas.
Laura Chris Green, PhD Associate Professor of Bilingual Education, Literacy and Curriculum and Instruction.  BA, Rutgers University; MA, Columbia University; PhD, University of Texas in Austin. 
Barbara Hammack, PhD Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education.  BA, MAT, Oklahoma City University; PhD, Texas Woman’s University.
Deena Harper, PhD Assistant Professor of Secondary and Curriculum and Instruction.  BS, Texas A&M University-Commerce; MEd, PhD, Texas A&M University at College Station. 
Kay Hong-Nam, PhD Assistant Professor of Literacy and Curriculum and Instruction.  BS, Kon Kok University; MLS, PhD, Texas Woman's University. 
Wayne M. Linek, PhD Professor of Literacy and Curriculum and Instruction.  BS, MEd, Cleveland State University; PhD, Kent State University.
Joyce E. Kyle Miller, PhD Associate Professor of Secondary Education and Curriculum and Instruction.  BA, MEd, PhD, University of North Texas.
Gilbert Naizer, PhD Professor of Science Education and Curriculum and Instruction.  BS, MEd, PhD, Texas A&M University at College Station.
Jim Larkin Page, PhD Assistant Professor of Literacy and Curriculum and Instruction.  BA, Baylor University; MEd, Angelo State University; PhD, University of North Texas.
Iva LaVerne Raine, PhD Associate Professor of Literacy and Curriculum and Instruction.  BA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock; MSEd, University of Central Arkansas at Conway; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.
Mark Reid, PhD Assistant Professor of Secondary Education and Curriculum and Instruction.  BS, Texas A&M University-Commerce; MS, Washington State University; PhD, University of Texas. 
Mary Beth Sampson, EdD Professor of Literacy and Curriculum and Instruction and Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research.  BS, MEd, EdD, East Texas State University.
Jennifer Sennette, PhD Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education, Literacy and Curriculum and Instruction.  BA, University of North Texas; MEd, Texas A&M University-Commerce; PhD, Ohio State University. 
Becky Sinclair, PhD Assistant Professor of Science Education and Curriculum and Instruction.  BS, Texas A&M University; MA, University of Texas; PhD, Curtin University of Technology. 
Elton Stetson, EdD Professor of Curriculum and Instruction and Literacy.  BS, Southern Nazarene University; MEd, Framington State College; EdD, University of Oklahoma.
Susan Szabo, EdD Associate Professor of Literacy and Curriculum and Instruction.  BS, Western Michigan University; MEd, EdD, Oklahoma State University.
William Joshua Thompson, PhD Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education and Curriculum and Instruction.  BM, Trinity University; MEd, Dallas Baptist University; PhD, University of Texas at Arlington.
Carole Walker, EdD Professor of Curriculum and Instruction.  BA, MA, East Texas State University; EdD, University of Florida.

Educational Leadership

 

Art Borgemenke, EdD Assistant Professor of Educational Administration. BS, New Mexico State University; MEd, Texas Tech University; EdD University of Texas, El Paso
Casey G. Brown, PhD Assistant Professor of Educational Administration.  BS, Southeastern Oklahoma University; MEd, PhD, University of Oklahoma.
Amy Burkman, PhD EdD Assistant Professor of Educational Administration, BS, Hardin-Simmons University, MS, Texas Woman's University; EdD Texas Christian University
Jason Davis, PhD Assistant Professor of Educational Administration.  BS, MS, Texas A&M University-Commerce; PhD, Colorado State University.
Wade Fish, PhD Assistant Professor of Educational Administration.  BBA, Baylor University; MA, University of Louisville, MEd, PHD, University of North Texas.
Maria Hinojosa, EdD Assistant Professor of Educational Administration. BS, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, MS,UTHSCSA; MS, EdD Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Chuck Holt, EdD Assistant Professor of Educational Administration. BS, Texas A&M University; MEd, Stephen F Austin State University; EdD, Lamar University
Derek Lester, PhD Assistant Professor of Higher Education. BA, Central Washington University; MA, New Mexico State University; PhD, University of Nevada
Rick Lumadue, PhD Assistant Professor of Global E-Learning, ABS, Moody Bible Institute, ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, PhD, North Texas University
Madeline Justice, EdD Professor of Higher Education and Head of Educational Leadership.  BA, MA, Texas Woman’s University; EdD, East Texas State University.
James Leist, PhD Assistant Professor of Higher Education.  BS, Texas State University; MS, Michigan State University; MEd, University of Central Oklahoma; PhD, Texas Tech University. 
Kerri O'Connor, EdD Assistant Professor of Educational Administration. BS, Southern Arkansas University; MS, East Texas State University; EdD, Texas A&M University-Commerce.
Sam Roberson, EdD Assistant Professor of Educational Administration.  BA, Lubbock Christian University; MA, New Mexico State University; MS, Texas Tech University; MA, University of Texas-Permian Basin; EdD, Baylor University.
Joyce Scott, PhD Associate Professor of Higher Education.  BA, University of Connecticut; MA, University of Virginia; PhD, Duke University.
David Stanfield, EdD

Assistant Professor of Educational Administration. BS, MEd, EdD, East Texas State University

Jon Travis, EdD Professor of Higher Education.  BA, University of Iowa; MA, West Virginia University; EdD, Arizona State University.
James A. Vornberg, PhD Professor of Educational Administration.  BS, Southeast Missouri State University; MEd, PhD, University of Arizona.
L. Rusty Waller, PhD Assistant Professor of Higher Education.  BS, MS, Stephen F. Austin State University; PhD, University of North Texas.
Leah Wickersham, PhD Associate Professor of Educational Technology.  BS, Sul Ross State University; MST, Tarleton State University; PhD, Texas A&M University-College Station.

Health and Human Performance

 

Betty Block, EdD Professor and Head, Health and Human Performance; BS, MS, EdD., Texas A&M University-Commerce.
Quynh Dao Dang, PhD Clinical Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance.  BS, University of Oklahoma; MS, Texas A&M University; PhD, Texas Woman’s University.
Sandra Kimbrough, PhD Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance.  BS, MS, PhD, Texas A&M University. Texas A&M University System Graduate Faculty Member.
Brent Mangus, EdD Dean of the College of Education and Human Services and Professor of Health and Human Performance.  BS, Utah State University; MS, University of Oregan; EdD, University of Utah.
Tara Tietjen-Smith, D.A. Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance.  BA, MEd, Northwestern State University (Louisiana); DA, Middle Tennessee State University.
Scott Waltemyer, Ph.D Assistant Professor, Health and Human Performance; B.S., Towson University; MS, PhD, Texas A&M University.
Sandra R. Weeks, PhD Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance and Associate Dean of the College of Education and Human Services.  BS, MEd, University of Mississippi; PhD, Texas Woman’s University.

Psychology and Special Education

 

Steven E. Ball, PhD Associate Professor of Psychology.  BA, PhD, Texas Technological University.
Curt Carlson, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychology.  BA, University of Nebraska; MS, PhD, University of Oklahoma.  
Raymond Green, PhD Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of the Honors Program.  BA, Drew University; MS, PhD, Rutgers University.
Tracy Henley, PhD Professor and Head of Psychology.  BA, PhD, University of Tennessee.
Gail Johnson, PhD Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of the Clinical Psychology Program.  BSE, MA, PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.
Lacy Krueger, PhD Assistant Professor, Psychology and Special Education; BS, Texas A&M University; MA, PhD, University of Virginia.
Lauren Maloney, PhD Assistant Professor, Psychology and Special Education; BA, Samford University; MS, University of Alabama; PhD, Tulane University.
William G. Masten, PhD Associate Professor of Psychology and Special Education.  BS, MA, Michigan State University; MS, Emporia State University; PhD, Mississippi State University.
Benton Pierce, PhD Associate Professor of Psychology.  BA, MBA, MS, PhD, Texas A&M University. 
Harvetta Robertson, PhD Associate Professor of Special Education.  BS, MEd, PhD, University of Texas at Austin.
Jennifer Schroeder, PhD Associate Professor of Psychology.  BS, MS, PhD, University of Wisconsin. 
Karin Tochkov, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychology and Special Education.  BA, MA, University of Heidelberg, Germany; MA, PhD, University of New York at Albany.
Kashunda Williams, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychology.  BS, MA, PhD, Louisiana State University. 

Social Work

 

Lon Johnston, PhD Associate Professor of Social Work.  BA, Baylor University; MSSW, University of Louisville; PhD, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Rebecca Judd, PhD Assistant Professor of Social Work.  BSW, Texas A&M University-Commerce; MSSW, PhD, University of Texas at Arlington.  
Brenda Moore, PhD Associate Professor and Head of Social Work.  BSW, Texas Christian University; MSSW, PhD, University of Texas at Arlington.
Linda Openshaw, DSW Associate Professor of Social Work.  BA, MSW, DSW, University of Utah. Texas A&M University System Graduate Faculty Member.
Chris Stewart, PhD Assistant Professor of Social Work.  BA, St. Mary's College; MSW, PhD, Florida State University.