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College of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Arts Graduate Faculty

 Art

Joseph Daun, MFA Professor of Art.  BFA, Florida State University; MFA, University of San Antonio at San Antonio. 
Josephine Durkin, MFA Assistant Professor of Art.  BFA, Virginia Commonwealth University; MFA, Yale University.
Barbara Frey, MFA Professor of Art.  BFA, Indiana University; MFA, Syracuse University.
Gerard D. Huber, MFA Professor of Art.  BA, University of Northern Iowa; MFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art.
Michael Miller, MFA Associate Professor of Art.  BFA, Southwest Texas State University; MFA, University of California-Davis.
Emily Newman, PhD Assistant Professor of Art.  BA, Carleton College; MA, Pennsylvania State University; PhD, The Graduate Center, City University of New York.
Virgil Milton Scott, MFA Assistant Professor of Art.  BFA, MFA, University of North Texas.
Chad D. Smith, MFA. Assistant Professor of Art.  BS, MS, MFA Texas A&M University-Commerce.

 

History

 

Jonathan Bergman, PhD Assistant Professor, History; JD in Criminal Law, Touro College; MA, PhD, University of Buffalo.
Polly E. Detels, PhD Associate Professor of History.  BA, Carlton College; MM, University of Washington; PhD, University of North Texas. 
Judy Ford, PhD Professor and Department Head of History.  BA, St. John's University; MA, PhD Fordham University.
Sharon Kowalsky, PhD Associate Professor of History.  BA, Washington University; MA, PhD, University of North Carolina. 
William Kuracina, PhD Assistant Professor, History; BS, Clarkson University; MA, State University College at Buffalo; PhD, Syracuse University.
John Howard Smith, PhD Associate Professor of History.  BA, MLA, University of North Carolina; PhD University at Albany, State University of New York. 
Jessica Wranosky, PhD Assistant Professor of History.  BA, MA, Texas A&M University-CorpusChristi; PhD, University of North Texas.

 

Literature and Languages

 

Tabetha Adkins, PhD Assistant Professor/Writing Center Director, Literature and Languages; BA, Marshall University; MA, PhD, University of Louisville.
Salvatore Attardo, PhD Dean of the College of Humanities, Social Science, and Arts and Professor of English.  PhD, Purdue University.
Robert Baumgardner, PhD Professor of English.  BA, University of Texas-Arlington; MA, PhD, University of Southern California.
William Bolin, PhD Associate Professor of English and Assistant Department Head of Literature and Languages.  BA, Southwest Texas State University; MA, Texas A&M-Kingsville; PhD, Texas Christian University.
Shannon Carter, PhD Associate Professor of English.  BA, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; MEd, University of North Texas; PhD, Texas Woman’s University.
Inma Ciuico-Lyons, PhD Associate Professor of Spanish.  BA, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain; MA, Texas A&M University-Commerce; PhD, University of Texas.
Gerald Duchovnay, PhD Professor of English.  BA, University of Pennsylvania; MA, PhD, Indiana University.
Donna Dunbar-Odom, PhD Professor of English.  BGS, MA, University of Nebraska; PhD, University of Pittsburgh.
Maria Fernandez-Lamarque, PhD Associate Professor of Spanish.  BS, I.G.V. University, Peru; MA, Louisiana State University; PhD, Tulane University.
Christopher Gonzalez, PhD Assistant Professor of English.  BA, Sam Houston State University; MA, Texas A&M University-Commerce; PhD, Ohio State University.
M. Hunter Hayes, PhD Associate Professor of English.  BA, University of Kentucky; MA, PhD, University of Southern Mississippi.
Kathryn Jacobs, PhD Professor of English.  BA, MA, University of Michigan; MA, PhD, Harvard University.
Lucy Pickering, PhD Associate Professor, Literature and Languages; BA West Sussex Institute of Higher Education; MA, PhD, University of Florida.
Robin Anne Reid, PhD Professor of English.  BA, MA, Western Washington University; MA, Middlebury College; PhD, University of Washington. Texas A&M University System Graduate Faculty Member.
Karen Roggenkamp, PhD Associate Professor of English.  AB, University of Michigan; PhD, University of Minnesota.
Susan Stewart, PhD Associate Professor of English.  BA, MA, Southwest Missouri State University; PhD, Illinois State University.

 

Mass Media, Communication and Theatre

 

James Al-Shamma, PhD Assistant Proffessor of Mass Media, Communications and Theatre. BFA, MA, PhD, University of California.
Gary Burton, MFA Associate Professor of Mass Media, Communications and Theatre.  BFA, MFA, University of Texas.
Tony DeMars, PhD Associate Professor of Mass Media, Communication and Theatre.  BS, Texas A&M University-Texarkana, MA, Stephen F. Austin State University; Phd, University of Southern Mississippi.  Texas A&M University System Graduate Faculty Member.
Carrie Lee Klypchak, PhD Assistant Professor of Theatre.  BFA, MA, Southwest Texas State University; PhD, Bowling Green State University.
Michael Knight, MFA Assistant Professor of Theatre.  BS, Texas A&M University-Commerce; MFA, University of Mississippi.

 

Music

 

John Burkett, DMA Associate Professor of Music.  BA, Florida State University; MM, University of Michigan; DMA, University of Illinois.
Mary Druhan, DMA Assistant Professor of Music.  BM Louisiana State University; MM University of Cincinnati; DMA, Louisiana State University.
Theodore C. Hansen, DMA Professor of Music.  BM, University of Colorado; MM, Arizona State University; DMA, University of Arizona.
Randall Hooper, DMA Assistant Professor/Director of Choral Activities, Music; BME, Texas State University; MM, Baylor University; DMA, Louisiana State University.
Luis Sanchez, DA Assistant Professor of Music.  BA, National Conservatory of Music, Argentia; MM, DA, Ball State University.
David Scott, PhD Professor of Music.  BME, BM, Baylor University, MM, PhD, Ohio State University;
Christopher White, PhD Associate Professor and Department Head of Music.  BA, MM, University of Northern Colorado; PhD, University of Colorado.

 

Political Science

 

Jangsup Choi, PhD Assistant Professor of Political Science.  BA, MA,  Dankook University; Phd, Texas Tech University.
Jeff Herndon, PhD Associate Professor of Political Science.  BA, MA, Texas State University; PhD, Louisiana State University.
Chad King, PhD Assistant Professor of Political Science.  BA, University of Maine; MA, PhD, State University of New York-Stony Brook.
Paul Lenchner, PhD

Professor of Political Science.  AB, Franklin and Marshall College; MA, PhD, Cornell University.

JoAnn DiGeorgio-Lutz, PhD Professor and Head of Political Science.  BA, University of Maryland; MS, Troy State University; PhD University of North Texas.
April Pitts, JD Assistant Professor/Academic Director of Political Science.  BS, Texas A&M University-Commerce; JD, Texas Wesleyan University.
Robert Rodriquez, PhD Assistant Professor of Political Science.  BA, University of California; MA, PhD,University of Kansas.  Texas A&M University System Graduate Faculty Member.

 

Sociology and Criminal Justice

 

K. Lawrence Clinton, PhD Professor of Sociology and Vice President of Global Initiatives.  BS, MS, East Texas State University; PhD, Washington State University.
Willie J. Edwards, PhD Associate Professor and Head of Sociology and Criminal Justice.  BA, MA, East Texas State University; PhD, University of Minnesota.
Linda Matthei, PhD Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of Liberal Studies.  BA, MA, PhD, University of California.
Melinda D. Schlager, PhD Associate Professor of Criminal Justice.  BA, University of Texas; MA, Northwestern University; MA, PhD Rutgers University.  Associate Member.
R. N. Singh, PhD Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice.  BA, Hindu College (India); MA, Punjab University (India); PhD, Mississippi State University.
Jiaming Sun, PhD Associate Professor of Sociology.  BA, Shanghai University; MA, Fudan University; MA, PhD, University of Illinois.
William E. Thompson, PhD Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice.  BAEd, Northeastern State University; MSEd, Southwest Missouri State University; PhD, Oklahoma State University.
Yvonne Villanueva-Russell, PhD Associate Professor of Sociology.  BA, MA, Western Illinois State University; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.
Elvira White-Lewis, JD & PhD Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice. BS, North Carolina A&T State University; MA, University of Maryland, College Park; JD, University of Maryland School of Law; PhD, Prairie View A&M University.
Filip M. Wiecko, PhD Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice. BA, MA, University of Nevada, Reno; PhD, Washington State University