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College of Education and Human Services Graduate Faculty

 

 

 Curriculum and Instruction

 

David L. Brown, PhD Professor of Early Childhood Education, Literacy and Curriculum and Instruction.  BS, MEd, PhD, East Texas State University.
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.
Freida Golden, PhD Assistant Professor of Curriculum & Instruction.  BS, Midwestern University; MED, Texas Wesleyan University; PhD, Kansas State University.
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.
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.

 

Educational Leadership

 

Casey G. Brown, PhD Assistant Professor of Educational Administration.  BS, Southeastern Oklahoma University; MEd, PhD, University of Oklahoma.
Maria Hinojosa, EdD Assistant Professor of Educational Administration. BS, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, MS,UTHSCSA; MS, EdD Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Madeline Justice, EdD Professor of Higher Education and Head of Educational Leadership.  BA, MA, Texas Woman’s University; EdD, East Texas State University.
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.
Derek Lester, PhD Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership.  BA, Central Washington University, MA, New Mexico State University; PhD, University of Nevada.
Joyce Scott, PhD Associate Professor of Higher Education.  BA, University of Connecticut; MA, University of Virginia; PhD, Duke 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.

 

Health and Human Performance

 

Frank Ashley, EdD Professor, Health and Human Performance; BS, MA, PhD., The University of Alabama. Texas A&M University System Graduate Faculty Member.
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.
Gwendolyn Weatherford, PhD Assistant Professor, Health and Human Performance; BS, MS, Texas A&M University-Commerce; PhD, Texas Woman's University.  Texas A&M University System Graduate Faculty Member.

 

Psychology, Counseling and Special Education

 

Amir Abbassi, 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.
Steven E. Ball, PhD Associate Professor of Psychology.  BA, PhD, Texas Technological University.
Samuel Bore, PhD Assistant Professor of Counseling.  BEd, Kenyatta University; MEd, University of North Texas; PhD, Texas A&M University-Commerce.
Curt Carlson, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychology.  BA, University of Nebraska; MS, PhD, University of Oklahoma.  
Wade Fish, PhD Assistant Professor of Educational Administration.  BBA, Baylor University; MA, University of Louisville, MEd, PHD, University of North Texas.
Stephen J. Freeman, PhD Professor of Counseling.  BS, MEd, West Texas A&M University; PhD, University of North Texas.
Raymond Green, PhD Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of the Honors Program.  BA, Drew University; MS, PhD, Rutgers University.
M. LaVelle Hendricks, EdD Assistant Professor of Counseling.  BA, Northeast Louisiana University; MEd, University of Louisiana-Monroe; EdD, Texas A&M University-Commerce.
Tracy Henley, PhD Professor of Psychology.  BA, PhD, University of Tennessee.
Harvetta Henry, PhD Associate Professor of Special Education.  BS, MEd, PhD, University of Texas at Austin.
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, Counseling and Special Education; BS, Texas A&M University; MA, PhD, University of Virginia.
Lauren Maloney, PhD Assistant Professor, Psychology, Counseling and Special Education; BA, Samford University; MS, University of Alabama; PhD, Tulane University.
William G. Masten, PhD Associate Professor of Psychology, Counseling and Special Education.  BS, MA, Michigan State University; MS, Emporia State University; PhD, Mississippi State University.
Kathy Oden, PhD Assistant Professor of Counseling.  BS, Southeastern Oklahoma State University; MED, Phd, University of North Texas, Denton.  Texas A&M University System Graduate Faculty Member.
Benton Pierce, PhD Associate Professor of Psychology.  BA, MBA, MS, PhD, Texas A&M University. 
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.
Jennifer Schroeder, PhD Associate Professor of Psychology.  BS, MS, PhD, University of Wisconsin. 
Chris Simpson, PhD Associate Professor of Counseling.  BS, MEd, PhD, University of North Texas.
Suzanne Thomas, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychology, Counseling and Special Education; BS, East Texas State Unniversity-Commerce, MBA, MED, University of North Texas, Denton; PhD, University of Florida.  Texas A&M University System Graduate Faculty Member.
Karin Tochkov, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychology and Special Education.  BA, MA, University of Heidelberg, Germany; MA, PhD, University of New York at Albany.

 

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.  
Benjamin May, PhD Assistant Professor of Social Work.  BS, University of Houston; MSW, Washing University; PhD, University of Houston Graduate College.
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.