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Accounting

Darlene Pulliam, Ph.D., C.P.A., professor of accounting
Office: (806)651-2521
Email: dpulliam@wtamu.edu
Financial Accounting, Federal Tax Accounting

Advertising/Public Relations

Leigh Browning, Ph.D., professor of business communication and marketing
Office: (806)651-8477 • Home: (806)433-0043
Email: lbrowning@wtamu.edu
Advertising, Mass Media, Media Literacy, Ethics, Public Opinion, Programming Strategies, Law and Regulations, Technology, HDTV, Digital Convergence

De'Arno De'Armond, Ph.D., Hickman Professor of Marketing; assistant professor of finance
Office: (806)651-2490
Email: ddearmond@wtamu.edu
Advertising, Sales Management, Sales, Marketing

Neal S. Latman, Ph.D., associate professor of biology
Office: (806)651-2962 • Home: (806)356-6563
Email: nlatman@wtamu.edu
Evaluation of Advertising, Marketing or Other Visual Media by Eye Tracking and Pupillometry

Lori Westermann, M.A., instructor of mass communication
Office: (806)651-2808 • Home: (806)655-3099
Email: lwestermann@wtamu.edu
Advertising, Public Relations, Mass Media, Corporate Communications, Media Convergence

Agricultural Business and Economics

Lal K. Almas, Ph.D., associate professor of agricultural business and economics
Office: (806)651-2552 • Home: (806)655-0030
Email: lalmas@wtamu.edu
Agricultural Business and Economics, Production and Resource Economics, Water Management and Planning, Financial Management, Agricultural Marketing and International Trade, Econometrics and Statistics

AIDS/HIV

Doug Bingham, Ph.D., professor of biology; head of Department of Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Office: (806)651-2570 • Home: (806)655-0500
Email: dbingham@wtamu.edu
Biology of AIDS, Microbiology, Immunology

Enyonam Osei-Hwere, Ph.D., assistant professor of mass communication
Office: (806)651-2411 or 2798
Email: eosei-hwere@wtamu.edu
HIV/AIDS in Africa

Alternative Energy

Kenneth L. Starcher, M.S., assistant director of Alternative Energy Institute
Office: (806)651-2296 • Alternate: (806)651-2295
Email: kstarcher@wtamu.edu
Wind Energy, Wind Turbine Installation, Solar Energy, Data Collection/Analysis, Renewable Energy Tours/Wind Test Center, Education Outreach

Animal Science

Lance A. Baker, Ph.D., associate professor of animal science
Office: (806)651-2561
Email: lbaker@wtamu.edu
Equine Nutrition and Physiology, Equine Exercise Physiology, Equine Selection and Evaluation, Animal Nutrition

Dean Hawkins, Ph.D., head of Department of Agricultural Sciences; professor of animal science
Office: (806)651-2550
Email: dhawkins@wtamu.edu
Reproductive Physiology, Artificial Insemination, Fertility

Ty E. Lawrence, Ph.D., associate professor of animal science
Office: (806)651-2560 • Home: (806)655-7663
Email: tlawrence@wtamu.edu
Conversion of Muscle to Meat, Fresh and Processed Meat Production, Growth and Development of Domestic Farm Animals, Statistics

David G. Lust, Ph.D., assistant professor of animal science
Office: (806)651-2551 • Home: (806)356-8591
Email: dlust@wtamu.edu
Animal Science, Beef Cattle Management and Production, Livestock Judging and Evaluation, Artificial Insemination

John L. Pipkin, Ph.D., P.A.S., professor of animal science; director of equine industry program
Office: (806)651-2557
Email: jpipkin@wtamu.edu
Equine Physiology, Equine Selection and Evaluation, Reproductive Physiology

Don R. Topliff, Ph.D., dean of College of Agriculture, Science and Engineering; professor of animal science
Office: (806)651-2550 • Home: (806)622-9502
Email: dtopliff@wtamu.edu
Animal Nutrition, Animal Welfare, Exercise Physiology, Vitamin and Mineral Nutrition, Animal Agriculture

Art

Scott S. Frish, M.F.A., associate professor of art
Office: (806)651-2793 • Home: (806)655-1947
Email: sfrish@wtamu.edu
Printmaking, Digital Art, Drawing, 2-D Design

Banking

James K. Owens, D.B.A., professor of finance and Hodges Professor of Corporate Governance
Office: (806)651-2516 • Home: (806)359-7726
Email: jowens@wtamu.edu
Bank Management, Corporate Finance, International Finance

Biology

Joel Babitzke, M.S., instructor of biology
Office: (806)651-3871
Email: jbabitzke@wtamu.edu
General Biology, Zoology, Comparative Anatomy, Wildlife Conservation, Turtle Ecology, Limnology

Doug Bingham, Ph.D., head of Department of Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences; professor of biology
Office: (806)651-2570 • Home: (806)655-0500
Email: dbingham@wtamu.edu
Microbiology, Biology of AIDS, Immunology, Biological Agents, Smallpox

Carolyn L. Bouma, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology
Office: (806)651-2569
Email: cbouma@wtamu.edu
Microbiology, Biochemistry, General Biology, Infectious Diseases

Arun Ghosh, Ph.D., associate professor of biology
Office: (806)651-2571 • Home: (806)626-3663
Email: nghosh@wtamu.edu
Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Cytogenetics, Tissue Culture, Light, Digital, Fluorescence and Electron Microscopy, AeroBiology and Allergy, Air and Water Quality, Toxicology, Crop Breeding

Neal S. Latman, Ph.D., associate professor of biology
Office: (806)651-2962 • Home: (806)356-6563
Email: nlatman@wtamu.edu
Human Anatomy and Physiology, Biomedical Instrumentation and Technology, Rheumatic Diseases, Eye Tracking and Pupillometry, Biomedical Sciences

W. David Sissom, Ph.D., professor of biology
Office: (806)651-2578
Email: dsissom@wtamu.edu
Entomology, Arachnology (specifically Systematics and Ecology of Scorpions, Systematics of Robber Flies, Systematics of Spiders)

Rocky Ward, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology
Office: (806)651-2283
Email: rward@wtamu.edu
Conservation Genetics, Evolutionary Biology, Vertebrate Biology

Business Communication

Steve Severn, Ph.D., assistant professor of English; director of writing programs
Office: (806)651-2475
Email: ssevern@wtamu.edu
Technical / Professional Writing, CORE Writing,

Business Education

Jean Walker, M.B.A., instructor of finance; director of West Texas Center for Economic Education
Office: (806)651-2515 • Home: (806)537-5133
Email: jwalker@wtamu.edu
Integrating Economics and Personal Finance into the School Curriculum K-12, Using Literature to Teach Economics and Personal Finance, Entrepreneurship, Investments, Personal Finance

Campus/Student Life

Denese Skinner, interim vice president for student affairs
Office: (806)651-2050
Email: dskinner@wtamu.edu
Student Success Initiatives, Behavioral Intervention Team

Chemistry

Carolyn L. Bouma, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology
Office: (806)651-2569
Email: cbouma@wtamu.edu
Microbiology, Biochemistry, General Biology, Infectious Diseases

Nick Flynn, professor of chemistry, department head
Office: (806)651-2542
Email: nflynn@wtamu.edu
Food Chemistry, HPLC Analysis, Nutritional Biochemistry

David Khan, assistant professor of chemistry
Office: (806)651-2547
Email: gkhan@wtamu.edu
Cancer Research, Drug Delivery

Shiquan Tao, assistant professor of chemistry
Office: (806)651-2539
Email: stao@wtamu.edu
Sensor Technology for Environmental Montoring, Food Safety and Medical Applications

James D. Woodyard, Ph.D., professor of chemistry
Office: (806)651-2534
Organic Chemistry, Stereochemistry

Child Development/Early Education

Amy Andersen, Ed.D., associate professor of education; Associate Provost for Academic Affairs coordinator of professional development schools program
Office: (806)651-2609• Home: (806)655-2978
Email: aandersen@wtamu.edu
Early Childhood Education, Early Literacy, Reading/Language Arts Education, Reading/Language Arts Integration

Suzanne S. Monroe, Ph.D., professor of education
Office: (806)651-2607 • Home: (806)651-5825
Email: smonroe@wtamu.edu
Multicultural Children’s Literature, Emergent Literacy, Family Literacy, Early Childhood Education, Native American Studies, Reading and Language Arts

Codicology (study of bookmaking)

Bruce C. Brasington, Ph.D., professor of history
Office: (806)651-2426 • Home: (806)655-7227
Email: bbrasington@wtamu.edu
Medieval Latin Paleography and Codicology

Communication Disorders

Brenda Fields Cross, Au.D, FAAA, CCC/A
Office: (806)651-5109
Email: bcross@wtamu.edu
Audiology, Aural Rehab, A&P for Hearing and Speech Sciences, Professional Issues

Criminal Justice

Harry R. Hueston, Ph.D., associate professor of criminal justice
Office: (806)651-2421 • Home: (806)655-7756
Email: ehueston@wtamu.edu
Law Enforcement, Campus Sexual Assault, Criminal Justice Systems, Special Events Management, Criminal Justice Management Systems, Terrorism, Argo Terrorism and Argo-Security Management, Terrorism Crisis Management, Forensics, School Violence, Police Issues, Racial Profiling, Crime Scene Investigation, Crime Rates in America, Victim Services,  Cyberbullying, Cyberharassment, Criminal Justice in Mexico

J. Keith Price, Ph.D., associate professor of sociology and criminal justice
Office: (806)651-2418 • Home: (806)673-7531
Email: kprice@wtamu.edu
Prison System, Capital Punishment, Criminal Justice System, Rehabilitation and Reintegration, Criminology

Claudia Stuart, M.A., L.M.S.W., instructor of criminal justice and sociology
Office: (806)651-2435 • Home: (806)353-5173
Email: cstuart@wtamu.edu
Law Enforcement, Probation and Parole, Criminal Justice System

Curriculum Development

Charles M. Chase, Ed.D., associate professor of sports and exercise sciences
Office: (806)651-2376 • Home: (806)655-4060
Email: cchase@wtamu.edu
Curriculum and Instruction

Gerald C. Chen, Ph.D., associate professor of engineering technology
Office: (806)651-2449 • Home: (806)655-7534
Email: gchen@wtamu.edu
Curriculum Development—Engineering/Industrial Technology, Tech-Prep Education

Conn Thomas, Ph.D., professor of education
Office: (806)651-2612 • Home: (806)372-1870
Email: cthomas@wtamu.edu
Curriculum and Instruction

Dance

Edward R. Truitt, M.S., associate professor of dance; director of dance
Office: (806)651-2820 • Home: (806)655-2025
Email: etruitt@wtamu.edu
Ballet and Jazz Dance Technique, Choreography, Dance History and Aesthetics, Teaching Methods

Disaster Planning

Robert E. DeOtte Jr., Ph.D., P.E., P.G., professor of civil and environmental engineering
Office: (806)651-8780 • Alternate: (806)651-2550
Email: rdeotte@wtamu.edu
Agricultural Disaster Planning, Industry Participation in Disaster Planning, Industry Government Relationships in Disaster Planning, Bio-Terrorism, CAFO Security and Response, Aerosol Mechanics

Steve Severn, Ph.D., assistant professor of English; director of writing programs
Office: (806)651-2475
Email: ssevern@wtamu.edu
Contingency/Disaster Recovery Planning

Distance Education/Instructional Technology

Nick Gerlich, Ph.D., professor of marketing
Office: (806)651-2492 • Home: (806)499-3210
Email: drgerlich@wtamu.edu
Course Development and Delivery Via the Internet, The Internet, Web Design, E-Commerce

John David Rausch Jr., Ph.D., Teel Bivins Professor of Political Science; associate professor of political science
Office: (806)651-2423 • Home: (806)656-0067
Email: jrausch@wtamu.edu
Distance Learning

Heidi Taylor, Ph.D., R.N., associate professor of nursing
Office: (806)651-2701 • Home: (806)499-3522
Email: htaylor@wtamu.edu
Online Education

Pat Tyrer, Ph.D., associate professor of English
Office: (806)651-2476 • Home: (806)656-0163
Email: ptyrer@wtamu.edu
Distance Education, Computers and Writing, Technical Communication, Creative Writing, Technical Writing, English Language, Editing Film Studies, American Literature, American Modernism, Composition Studies, Women's Studies

Diversity Issues/Multiculturalism

Ashley J. Campbell, Ed.D., assistant professor of education
Office: (806)651-2906
Email: acampbell@wtamu.edu
Gender Equity in Science

Yvette Castillo, Ph.D., LPC, LPC-S, assistant professor of counselor education
Office: (806)651-8233
Email: ycastillo@wtamu.edu
Counselor Education and Supervision, Professional and School Counseling, Multicultural and Diversity Issues, Psycho-Social Assessment, Human Growth and Development, Trauma and Grief

Mo Cuevas, Ph.D., LCSW, associate professor of social work; director of social work
Office: (806)651-2592
Email: mcuevas@wtamu.edu
Cultural Diversity, Family Dynamics, Individual and Family Practice, Social Work Education, Adolescent Treatment, At-Risk Youth

Christopher P. Furner, Ph.D., assistant professor of computer information systems
Office: (806)651-2469
Email: cfurner@wtamu.edu
Cross-Cultural Research

Nick Gerlich, Ph.D., professor of marketing
Office: (806)651-2492 • Home: (806)499-3210
Email: drgerlich@wtamu.edu
Marketing to Minorities, Church Marketing

Trudy L. Hanson, Ed.D., professor of communication studies; head of Department of Communication
Office: (806)651-2800 • Home: (806)359-6103
Email: thanson@wtamu.edu
Gender Issues, Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, Women in Leadership

Jenifer Kunz, Ph.D., professor of sociology; head of Department of Psychology, Sociology and Social Work
Office: (806)651-2597 • Home: (806)655-1280
Email: jkunz@wtamu.edu
Race/Ethnic Relations, Prejudice/Discrimination Issues, Gender Issues, Complex Organizations

Jessica S. Mallard, Ph.D., professor of communication studies; dean of the Sybl B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities
Office: (806)651-2806 • Home: (806)352-2939
Email: jmallard@wtamu.edu
Gender Communication, Research Methods

Suzanne S. Monroe, Ph.D., professor of education
Office: (806)651-2607 • Home: (806)651-5825
Email: smonroe@wtamu.edu
Multicultural Children’s Literature, Emergent Literacy, Family Literacy, Native American Studies

Susan J. Nix, Ed.D., associate professor of education
Office: (806)651-3621
Email: snix@wtamu.edu
Instructional Leadership, Classroom Management, Educational Leadership, Elementary Assistant Principalship, Poverty (Ruby Payne)

Enyonam Osei-Hwere, Ph.D., assistant professor of mass communication
Office: (806)651-2411 or 2798
Email: eosei-hwere@wtamu.edu
Media for Social Change, Children and Media, Women and Media, African Cultures and Diversity, Developing World Issues, Poverty and Development, Popular Culture

Mark R. Riney, Ph.D., associate professor of education
Office: (806)651-2621 • Home: (806)651-5824
Email: mriney@wtamu.edu
Foundations, Educational Psychology, Multicultural Education

Claudia Stuart, M.A., L.M.S.W., instructor of criminal justice and sociology
Office: (806)651-2435 • Home: (806)353-5173
Email: cstuart@wtamu.edu
Cultural Diversity Issues

Economics

Lal K. Almas, Ph.D., associate professor of agricultural business and economics
Office: (806)651-2552 • Home: (806)655-0030
Email: lalmas@wtamu.edu
Agricultural Business and Economics, Production and Resource Economics, Econometrics and Statistics

Anne Macy, Ph.D., Gene Edwards Professor of Finance; professor of finance
Office: (806)651-2523
Email: amacy@wtamu.edu
General Economics, Personal Finance, Investments

P.J. Pronger, M.P.A., director of economic innovation
Office: (806)372-5151 • Home: (806)683-9439
Email: ppronger@wtamu.edu
Economic Ecosystems, Rural Economic Development

Duane J. Rosa, Ph.D., professor of economics; regional division director of Texas Transportation Institute
Office: (806)651-2520 • Home: (806)358-2052
Email: drosa@wtamu.edu
Environmental Economics, Transportation Economics, Water Resources

Neil W. Terry, Ph.D., dean of College of Business; professor of economics
Office: (806)651-2529 • Home: (806)655-9922
Email: nterry@wtamu.edu
Labor Economics, Industrial Organization, International Economics, Business Education

Jean Walker, M.B.A., instructor of finance; director of West Texas Center for Economic Education
Office: (806)651-2515 • Home: (806)537-5133
Email: jwalker@wtamu.edu
Integrating Economics and Personal Finance into the School Curriculum K-12, Using Literature to Teach Economics and Personal Finance, Entrepreneurship, Investments, Personal Finance

Education

Amy Andersen, Ed.D., associate professor of education; Associate Provost for Academic Affairs; coordinator of professional development schools program
Office: (806)651-2604 • Home: (806)655-2978
Email: aandersen@wtamu.edu
Reading/Language Arts Education, Early Childhood Education, Early Literacy, Reading/Language Arts Integration

Gary Bigham, Ed.D., assistant professor of education
Office: (806)651-3622
Email: gbigham@wtamu.edu
Educational Leadership, Superintendency, Principalship, Vision and Mission Development, Effective Classroom Instruction, Online Instruction

Teri L. Bingham, Ed.D., associate professor of education
Office: (806)651-2606 • Home: (806)655-5777
Email: tbingham@wtamu.edu
Effective Teaching, Supervision and Conferencing Teachers and Student Teachers, Mathematics Education, Peer Coaching

Ashley J. Campbell, Ed.D., assistant professor of education
Office: (806)651-2906
Email: acampbell@wtamu.edu
Science Education, Gender Equity in Science, Secondary Education

Yvette Castillo, Ph.D., LPC, LPC-S, assistant professor of counselor education
Office: (806)651-8233
Email: ycastillo@wtamu.edu
Counselor Education and Supervision, Professional and School Counseling, Multicultural and Diversity Issues, Psycho-Social Assessment, Human Growth and Development, Trauma and Grief

Charles M. Chase, Ed.D., associate professor of sports and exercise sciences
Office: (806)651-2376 • Home: (806)655-4060
Email: cchase@wtamu.edu
Pedagogy, Outdoor Education, Adventure Education, Curriculum and Instruction

Mary Jane Cruz, M.S., instructor of mathematics
Office: (806)651-2537 • Home: (806)655-1365
Email: mcruz@wtamu.edu
Mathematics Education, Use of Technology in Math Classes

Mo Cuevas, Ph.D., LCSW, associate professor of social work
Office: (806)651-2592
Email: mcuevas@wtamu.edu
Social Work Education, Family Dynamics, Individual and Family Practice, Cultural Diversity, Adolescent Treatment, At-Risk Youth

Tana L. Gunter, M.Ed., instructor of education; coordinator of TExES/Education Advisement Center
Office: (806)651-2602 • Home: (806)655-4516
Email: tgunter@wtamu.edu
Reading

Trudy L. Hanson, Ed.D., professor of communication studies; head of Department of Communication
Office: (806)651-2800 • Home: (806)359-6103
Email: thanson@wtamu.edu
College Teaching, Classroom Assessment and Research, Performance Studies, Popular Culture, Gender Equity in the Classroom, Gender Communication, Active Learning Techniques, Using Oral Storytelling to Teach Writing Skills, Web-based Learning

E.W. Henderson, Ed.D., J.D., dean of College of Education and Social Sciences; professor of education
Office: (806)651-2603
Email: ehenderson@wtamu.edu
Education Law

Sang K. Hwang, Ed.D., associate professor of education
Office: (806)651-2617 • Home: (806)359-1349
Email: shwang@wtamu.edu
Reading Assessment, Field-Based Course, America Reads Program

Lance Kieth, Ed.D., associate professor of agriculture education
Office: (806)651-2556
Email: lkieth@wtamu.edu
Teaching Education, 4-H/FFA Teaching Method, Extension Education

Suzanne S. Monroe, Ph.D., professor of education
Office: (806)651-2607 • Home: (806)651-5825
Email: smonroe@wtamu.edu
Multicultural Children’s Literature, Emergent Literacy, Family Literacy, Early Childhood Education, Native American Studies, Reading and Language Arts

Susan J. Nix, Ed.D., associate professor of education
Office: (806)651-3621
Email: snix@wtamu.edu
Instructional Leadership, Classroom Management, Educational Leadership, Elementary Assistant Principalship, Poverty (Ruby Payne)

J. Patrick O'Brien, Ph.D., president/CEO of University; professor of economics
Office: (806)651-2101
Email: pobrien@wtamu.edu
Higher Education, Strategic Planning

Mark R. Riney, Ph.D., associate professor of education
Office: (806)651-2621 • Home: (806)651-5824
Email: mriney@wtamu.edu
Foundations, Educational Psychology, Multicultural Education

Wade Shaffer, Ph.D., professor of history; interim provost/vice president for academic affairs
Office: (806)651-2776
Email: wshaffer@wtamu.edu
Early American History, History of the American South, 19th Century American Politics and Journalism, School-University Partnerships

Angela Spaulding, Ed.D., professor of educational leadership; dean of Graduate School and Research
Office: (806)651-2674
Email: aspaulding@wtamu.edu
Educational Leadership and Group Dynamics, Conflict Resolution, Team Building, Service Learning, Cross Cultural Understanding

Russ Teweleit, Ph.D., assistant professor of music; coordinator of music education
Office: (806)651-2863 • Home: (806)655-9173
Email: rteweleit@wtamu.edu
Student Teacher Supervision, Music Education

Conn Thomas, Ph.D., professor of education
Office: (806)651-2612 • Home: (806)372-1870
Email: cthomas@wtamu.edu
Alternative Certification for Educators, Special Education, Inclusion/Mainstreaming, Learning Strategies, Strategic Instruction, Change Behavior and Strategic Planning, Curriculum and Instruction

Jean Walker, M.B.A., instructor of finance; director of West Texas Center for Economics Education
Office: (806)651-2515 • Home: (806)537-5133
Email: jwalker@wtamu.edu
Integrating Economics and Personal Finance into the School Curriculum K-12, Using Literature to Teach Economics and Personal Finance, Entrepreneurship, Investments, Personal Finance

Energy Resources

Robert E. DeOtte Jr., Ph.D., P.E., P.G., professor of environmental engineering
Office: (806)651-8780 • Home: (806)656-0314
Email: rdeotte@wtamu.edu
Fly Ash Disposal and Utilization

Kenneth L. Starcher, M.S., assistant director of Alternative Energy Institute
Office: (806)651-2296 • Alternate (806)651-2295
Email: kstarcher@wtamu.edu
Wind Energy, Wind Turbine Installation, Solar Energy, Data Collection/Analysis, Renewable Energy Tours/Wind Test Center, Education Outreach

Engineering/Engineering Technology

Gerald C. Chen, Ph.D., associate professor of engineering technology
Office: (806)651-2449 • Home: (806)655-7534
Email: gchen@wtamu.edu
Computer-Aided Design, Computer-Aided Manufacturing, Electronics, Instrumentation, Quality Management, Statistical Quality Control

Freddie J. Davis, Ph.D., P.E., associate professor of engineering
Office: (806)651-3530
Email: fdavis@wtamu.edu
Nuclear Engineering, Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics, Risk and Decision Analysis

Robert E. DeOtte Jr., Ph.D., P.E., P.G., professor of civil and environmental engineering
Office: (806)651-8780 • Alternate: (806)651-2550
Email: rdeotte@wtamu.edu
Hydrology, Hydraulics, Fluid Mechanics, Aerosol Mechanics, Air Pollution Control, Monitoring Biological Aerosols

Emily M. Hunt, Ph.D., associate professor of mechanical engineering; interim head of the School of Engineering and Computer Science
Office: (806)651-5330 • Home: (806)382-3978
Email: ehunt@wtamu.edu
Combustion, Materials Science, Nanocomposite Energetic Materials

Roy Jean Issa, Ph.D., associate professor of mechanical engineering
Office: (806)651-5261
Email: rissa@wtamu.edu
Modeling, Simulation and Experiments in the areas of Heat Transfer and Fluid Dynamics that include Single Phase, Multiphase Flow, Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Fluids

Matt Jackson, Ph.D., assistant professor of engineering
Office: (806)651-2451 • Home: (806)499-3509
Email: mjackson@wtamu.edu
Combustion, Solid Modeling, Thermal Modeling, Thermal/Mechanical Design, Material Science

Pilaka V. Murty, Ph.D., associate professor of mechanical engineering
Office: (806)651-2454 • Home: (806)651-5836
Email: pmurty@wtamu.edu
Finite Element Methods, Mechanical Engineering Design, Numerical Methods, CNC Machining, Algorithms, Robotics

English Language

Martin M. Jacobsen, Ph.D., associate professor of English
Office: (806)651-2460
Email: mjacobsen@wtamu.edu
English Language, Linguistics, Rhetoric

Environmental Science

Lal K. Almas, Ph.D., associate professor of agricultural business and economics
Office: (806)651-2552 • Home: (806)655-0030
Email: lalmas@wtamu.edu
Production and Resource Economics, Water Management and Planning

Gary C. Barbee, Ph.D., assistant professor of environmental science
Office: (806)651-2294
Email: gbarbee@wtamu.edu
Human and Ecological Exposure and Risk Assessment, Aquatic Toxicity, Remediation of Contaminated Soils, Surface and Ground Waters, Bioremediation, Occupational and Environmental Toxicology, USEPA, Regulatory Projects and Litigation

Robert E. DeOtte Jr., Ph.D., P.E., P.G., professor of civil and environmental engineering
Office: (806)651-8780 • Alternate: (806)651-2550
Email: rdeotte@wtamu.edu
Air Pollution Control, Monitoring Biological Aerosols

William J. Rogers, Ph.D., professor of environmental science; associate dean of environmental health and safety
Office: (806)651-2581 • Home: (806)622-8822
Email: jrogers@wtamu.edu
Environmental Risk Assessment and Compliance, Waste Site Remediation, Environmental Monitoring

Duane J. Rosa, Ph.D., professor of economics; regional division director of Texas Transportation Institute
Office: (806)651-2520 • Home: (806)358-2052
Email: drosa@wtamu.edu
Environmental Issues, Environmental Economics, Water Resources

B.A. Stewart, Ph.D., distinguished professor of agriculture; director of Institute for Dryland Agriculture
Office: (806)651-2299 • Home: (806)352-8529
Email: bstewart@wtamu.edu
Soil and Water Conservation, Environmental Quality, Animal Waste Management

Finance

Lal K. Almas, Ph.D., associate professor of agricultural business and economics
Office: (806)651-2552 • Home: (806)655-0030
Email: lalmas@wtamu.edu
Financial Management-Agriculture

De'Arno De'Armond, Ph.D., Hickman Professor of Marketing; assistant professor of finance
Office: (806)651-2490
Email: ddearmond@wtamu.edu
Financial Planning, Marketing, Risk Management

Anne Macy, Ph.D., Gene Edwards Professor of Finance; professor of finance
Office: (806)651-2523
Email: amacy@wtamu.edu
General Economics, Personal Finance, Investments

Theo Edwin Maloy, Ph.D., associate professor of public administration
Office: (806)651-2436 • Home: (806)351-1483
Email: emaloy@wtamu.edu
Government Finance, Public Administration, Public Policy

James K. Owens, D.B.A., professor of finance
Office: (806)651-2519 • Home: (806)359-7726
Email: jowens@wtamu.edu
Corporate Finance, International Finance, Bank Management

Jean Walker, M.B.A., instructor of finance; director of West Texas Center for Economics Education
Office: (806)651-2515 • Home: (806)537-5133
Email: jwalker@wtamu.edu
Integrating Economics and Personal Finance into the School Curriculum K-12, Using Literature to Teach Economics and Personal Finance, Entrepreneurship, Investments, Personal Finance

Foreign Languages and Cultures

Amjad Abdullat, Ed.D., associate professor; head of Department of Computer Information Systems
Office: (806)651-2444 • Home: (806)236-1364
Email: aabdullat@wtamu.edu
Middle Eastern Affairs and Conflict

Bruce C. Brasington, Ph.D., professor of history
Office: (806)651-2426 • Home: (806)655-7227
Email: bbrasington@wtamu.edu
Medieval Latin

Elizabeth Morrow Clark, Ph.D., associate professor of history
Office: (806)651-2422
Email: eclark@wtamu.edu
Russia, Poland, Eastern Europe, Modern Germany

Paul H. Clark, Ph.D., associate professor of history; Japanese language instructor
Office: (806)651-2425
Email: pclark@wtamu.edu
China, Japan, Korea, Education in East Asia, History of Language, Medieval Japan (Samurai Era)

Sandra Vance Davidson, M.A., instructor of Spanish
Office: (806)651-2463 • Home: (806)655-5781
Email: sdavidson@wtamu.edu
Spanish Grammar

Enyonam Osei-Hwere, Ph.D., assistant professor of mass communication
Office: (806)651-2411 or 2798
Email: eosei-hwere@wtamu.edu
African Cultures and Diversity, Developing World Issues, Popular Culture, Global Media/World Broadcasting

Andrew R. Reynolds, Ph.D., assistant professor of Spanish
Office: (806)651-2466
Email: areynolds@wtamu.edu
Spanish Language, Spanish Grammar and Phonetics, Hispanic Cultures, Latin American and Spanish Literatures of the 19th and 20th Centuries

Geography

Elizabeth Morrow Clark, Ph.D., associate professor of history
Office: (806)651-2422
Email: eclark@wtamu.edu
Eastern Europe, Balkans, Former Soviet Union, Ethnic Cleansing 

Geology

Joseph C. Cepeda, Ph.D., professor of geology
Office: (806)651-2570
Fax: (806)651-2928
Geology of Western North America, Volcanology, Geochemistry

Gerald E. Schultz, Ph.D., professor of geology
Office: (806)651-2580
Fax: (806)651-2928
E-mail: gschultz@wtamu.edu
Regional Geology and Paleontology, especially Fossil Mammals of the Texas Panhandle; Geology of Palo Duro Canyon

Health, Nursing and Medical Issues

Timothy Atchison, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology
Office: (806)651-2729
Email: tatchison@wtamu.edu
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology (Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia, Traumatic Brain Injury), Cognitive Impact of Cancer Treatment, Psychological Assessment

Doug Bingham, Ph.D., professor of biology; head of Department of Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Office: (806)651-2570 • Home: (806)655-0500
Email: dbingham@wtamu.edu
Microbiology, Biology of AIDS, Immunology, Biological Agents, Smallpox

Carolyn L. Bouma, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology
Office: (806)651-2569
Email: cbouma@wtamu.edu
Microbiology, Biochemistry, General Biology, Infectious Diseases

Marietta Branson, D.H.Sc., R.N.C., assistant professor of nursing; Associate Department Head for Alternative Education
Office: (806)651-2628 • Home: (806)354-8008
Email: mbranson@wtamu.edu
Obstetrical Nursing, Nursing Administration, Legal Nurse Consulting

Yvette Castillo, Ph.D., LPC, LPC-S, assistant professor of education
Office: (806)651-8233
Email: ycastillo@wtamu.edu
Counselor Education and Supervision, Professional and School Counseling, Multicultural and Diversity Issues, Psycho-Social Assessment, Human Growth and Development, Trauma and Grief

Deborah Davenport, Ph.D., R.N., associate professor of nursing; Associate Department Head for Undergraduate Education
Office: (806)651-2637 • Home: (806)655-8255
Email: ddavenport@wtamu.edu
Critical Care Nursing, Coronary Care Nursing, Thermal Trauma, Emergency Nursing, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Caring in Nursing

Lisa A. Davis, Ph.D., R.N., associate professor of nursing; Associate Department Head for Graduate Education, Research, and Grants
Office: (806)651-2641
Email: ldavis@wtamu.edu
Patient Expectations of Care, Holistic care, Qualitative Methodologies, Theoretical Framework of Nursing Care, Teaching/Learning Theory, Stress Management, Epidemiology

Vicki Hartin, M.S.N., R.N., instructor of nursing
Office: (806)651-2629
Email: vhartin@wtamu.edu
Perioperative Nursing, Complimentary Alternative Therapies

Holly Jeffreys, D.N.P., A.P.R.N., B.C., F.N.P., assistant professor of nursing
Office: (806)651-2639
Email: hjeffreys@wtamu.edu
Family Practice

Florence I. Jemes, M.S.N., R.N., instructor of nursing
Office: (806)651-2639
Email: fjemes@wtamu.edu
Critical Care Nursing, Basic EKG Interpretation

Edward P. Kahler II, Ph.D., MT-BC, associate professor of music; associate dean of Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities
Office: (806)651-2822 • Home: (806)655-9506
Email: ekahler@wtamu.edu
Music Therapy, Music and Exceptional Children, Research Methods in Music Education and Music Therapy

Neal S. Latman, Ph.D., associate professor of biology
Office: (806)651-2962 • Home: (806)356-6563
Email: nlatman@wtamu.edu
Human Anatomy and Physiology, Biomedical Instrumentation and Technology, Rheumatic Diseases, Eye Tracking and Pupillometry, Biomedical Sciences

Angela K. Phillips, D.N.P., R.N., C.S., F.N.P., C.N.N., assistant professor of nursing; director of Health Partners Clinic
Office: (806)355-5721 • Home: (806)352-3503
Email: aphillips@wtamu.edu
Family Medicine, Nephrology Nursing

Helen L. Reyes, Ed.D., R.N., assistant professor of nursing; department head
Office: (806)651-2649 • Home: (806)537-5411
Email: hreyes@wtamu.edu
Nursing Fundamentals, Pharmacology, Home Health, Gerontology, Adult Health

Kathy Rogers, M.S.N., R.N., instructor of nursing
Office: (806)651-2636 • Home: (806)355-9303
Email: kmrogers@wtamu.edu
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing

Lorna R. Strong, M.S., A.T.C., L.A.T., instructor of sports and exercise sciences; head of Department of Sports and Exercise Sciences
Office: (806)651-2382
Email: lstrong@wtamu.edu
Athletic Training, Sports Injuries, Sports Medicine

Heidi Taylor, Ph.D., R.N., associate professor of nursing
Office: (806)651-2701 • Home: (806)499-3522
Email: htaylor@wtamu.edu
Research, Online Education, Program Outcomes Evaluation, Accreditation

Laura Waight, M.S.N., R.N., instructor of nursing
Office: (806)651-2643 • Home: (806)655-4196
Email: lwaight@wtamu.edu
Medical Surgical Nursing, Pathophysiology, Critical Care Nursing

Higher Education

Susan Loe Allen, M.Ed., instructor of education; director of the Panhandle Alternative Certification for Educators (PACE) program
Office: (806)651-2599 • Home: (806)681-1621
Email: slallen@wtamu.edu
Teacher Certification, Alternative Teacher Certification

J. Patrick O'Brien, Ph.D., president/CEO of University; professor of economics
Office: (806)651-2101
Email: pobrien@wtamu.edu
Higher Education, Strategic Planning

Steve Severn, Ph.D., assistant professor of English; director of Writing Programs
Office: (806)651-2475
Email: ssevern@wtamu.edu
Institutional Assessment

Wade Shaffer, Ph.D., professor of history; interim provost/vice president for academic affairs
Office: (806)651-2044
Email: wshaffer@wtamu.edu
Early American History, History of the American South, 19th Century American Politics and Journalism, School-University Partnerships

History

Bruce C. Brasington, Ph.D., professor of history
Office: (806)651-2426 • Home: (806)655-7227
Email: bbrasington@wtamu.edu
Roman History, Medieval History, Church History to 1564, Medieval Canon Law, Medieval Latin Paleography and Codicology, Medieval Latin, Naval History (particularly English): 1860–1918

Elizabeth Morrow Clark, Ph.D., associate professor of history
Office: (806)651-2422
Email: eclark@wtamu.edu
Russia, Eastern Europe, Poland, Modern Germany, Holocaust, 1989 Revolutions, Ethnic Cleansing

Paul H. Clark, Ph.D., associate professor of history; Japanese language instructor
Office: (806)651-2425
Email: pclark@wtamu.edu
China, Japan, Korea, Education in East Asia, History of Language, Medieval Japan (Samurai Era)

Marty Kuhlman, Ph.D., associate professor of history
Office: (806)651-2420 • Home: (806)655-0395
Email: mkuhlman@wtamu.edu
Southern History, Civil War History, Civil Rights

Byron E. Pearson, Ph.D., J.D., associate professor of history; head of Department of History
Office: (806)651-2427 • Home: (806)656-0582
Email: bpearson@wtamu.edu
U.S. History, American West, Environmental History, Native American History, Legal and Constitutional History

John David Rausch Jr., Ph.D., Teel Bivins Professor of Political Science; associate professor of political science
Office: (806)651-2423 • Home: (806)656-0067
Email: jrausch@wtamu.edu
Politics and History of East and East Central Europe, General American Government, Texas State and Local Government

Mark R. Riney, Ph.D., associate professor of education
Office: (806)651-2621 • Home: (806)651-5824
Email: mriney@wtamu.edu
History of Education

Wade Shaffer, Ph.D., professor of history; interim provost/vice president for academic affairs
Office: (806)651-2044
Email: wshaffer@wtamu.edu
American Colonial, Revolutionary and Antebellum History; American Slavery and the Old South; Virginia History; School-University Partnerships

Jean A. Stuntz, Ph.D., associate professor of history
Office: (806)651-2409
Email: jstuntz@.wtamu.edu
Texas History, U.S. Women's History, Spanish Empire in North America, Local History

Information Technology

Amjad Abdullat, Ed.D., associate professor of computer information systems; head of Department of Computer Information and Decision Management
Office: (806)651-2444 • Home: (806)236-1364                                                                                                                                         Email: aabdullat@wtamu.edu
Middle Eastern Affairs and Conflict

International Business and Trade

Lal K. Almas, Ph.D., associate professor of agricultural business and economics
Office: (806)651-2552 • Home: (806)655-0030
Email: lalmas@wtamu.edu
Agricultural Marketing and International Trade

Syed Tariq Anwar, D.B.A., professor of marketing
Office: (806)651-2491 • Home: (806)655-9227
Email: sanwar@wtamu.edu
International Business, International Marketing, Global/Multinational Corporations, Global Markets, E-Business/E-Commerce, Internet-Related Global Strategy Industries

Turkan Kilic, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing
Office: (806)651-2506
Email: tkilic@wtamu.edu
International Business, Consumer Behavior, New Product Development/Management, Market Orientation, Quantitative Analysis

James K. Owens, D.B.A., professor of finance
Office: (806)651-2516 • Home: (806)359-7726
Email: jowens@wtamu.edu
International Finance, Corporate Finance, Bank Management

Neil W. Terry, Ph.D., dean of College of Business; professor of economics
Office: (806)651-2529 • Home: (806)655-9922
Email: nterry@wtamu.edu
Labor Economics, Industrial Organization, International Economics, Business Education

Law and Legal Issues

Leigh Browning, Ph.D., professor of business communication and marketing
Office: (806)651-2412 • Home: (806)433-0043
Email: lbrowning@wtamu.edu
Media Law and Regulations, Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions, Media Entertainment Law

James V. Calvi, Ph.D., professor of political science; associate dean of College of Education and Social Sciences
Office: (806)651-2429 • Home: (806)655-9440
Email: jcalvi@wtamu.edu
Constitutional Law, Presidency, Supreme Court, General American Government

Susan Coleman, J.D., instructor of political science
Office: (806)651-2434 • Home: (806)355-3840
Email: scoleman@wtamu.edu
Law, Criminal Justice

Robert E. DeOtte Jr., Ph.D., P.E., P.G., professor of civil and environmental engineering
Office: (806)651-8780 • Alternate: (806)651-2550
Email: rdeotte@wtamu.edu
Ethics, Engineering Ethics, Agroterrorism, Agrosecurity Mediation

E.W. Henderson, Ed.D., J.D., dean of College of Education and Social Sciences; professor of education
Office: (806)651-2603
Email: ehenderson@wtamu.edu
Education Law

Harry R. Hueston, Ph.D., associate professor of criminal justice
Office: (806)651-2421
Email: hhueston@wtamu.edu
Law Enforcement, Campus Sexual Assault, Criminal Justice Systems, Special Events Management, Criminal Justice Management Systems, Agro-Terrorism, Agro-Security Management, School Violence, Police Issues, Racial Profiling, Terrorism, Crime Scene Investigation, Crime Rates, School Violence, Cyberbullying, Cyberharassment, Criminal Justice in Mexico

Byron E. Pearson, Ph.D., J.D., associate professor of history; head of Department of History
Office: (806)651-2427 • Home: (806)656-0582
Email: bpearson@wtamu.edu
Legal and Constitutional History

Claudia Stuart, M.A., L.M.S.W., instructor of criminal justice and sociology
Office: (806)651-2435 • Home: (806)353-5173
Email: cstuart@wtamu.edu
Counseling, Law Enforcement, Probation and Parole, Criminal Justice System, Cultural Diversity Issues

Roy Thoman, Ph.D., professor of political science
Office: (806)651-2432 • Home: (806)352-6140
American Foreign Policy; American National Security; International Relations; Nuclear Weapons and World Politics; Asia, with emphasis on China, India and Southeast Asia; The Middle East; International Law

Leadership

Trudy L. Hanson, Ed.D., professor of communication studies; head of Department of Communication
Office: (806)651-2800 • Home: (806)359-6103
Email: thanson@wtamu.edu
Women in Leadership

Lance Kieth, Ed.D., associate professor of agriculture education
Office: (806)651-2556
Email: lkieth@wtamu.edu
Youth Leadership

Susan J. Nix, Ed.D., associate professor of education
Office: (806)651-3621
Email: snix@wtamu.edu
Instructional Leadership, Classroom Management, Educational Leadership, Elementary Assistant Principalship

Enyonam Osei-Hwere, Ph.D., assistant professor of mass communication
Office: (806)651-2411 or 2798
Email: eosei-hwere@wtamu.edu
Student Leaders, Supervision and Advising Student Organizations

Angela Spaulding, Ed.D., professor of educational leadership; dean of Graduate School and Research
Office: (806)651-2674
Email: aspaulding@wtamu.edu
Educational Leadership and Group Dynamics, Conflict Resolution, Team Building, Service Learning, Cross Cultural Understanding

Learning Styles/Teaching Methods

Teri L. Bingham, Ed.D., associate professor of education
Office: (806)651-2606 • Home: (806)655-5777
Email: tbingham@wtamu.edu
Effective Teaching, Supervision and Conferencing Teachers and Student Teachers, Mathematics Education, Peer Coaching

Mary Jane Cruz, M.S., instructor of mathematics
Office: (806)651-2537 • Home: (806)655-1365
Email: mcruz@wtamu.edu
Mathematics Education, Use of Technology in Math Classes

Trudy L. Hanson, Ed.D., professor of communication studies; head of Department of Communication
Office: (806)651-2800 • Home: (806)359-6103
Email: thanson@wtamu.edu
College Teaching, Classroom Assessment and Research, Performance Studies, Popular Culture, Gender Equity in the Classroom, Gender Communication, Active Learning Techniques, Readers Theatre, Puppetry, Oral Storytelling to Teach Writing in the Primary Grades, Web-based Learning

Lance Kieth, Ed.D., associate professor of agriculture education
Office: (806)651-2556
Email: lkieth@wtamu.edu
4-H/FFA Teaching Method

Jessica S. Mallard, Ph.D., professor of communication studies; dean of the Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities
Office: (806)651-2806 • Home: (806)352-2939
Email: jmallard@wtamu.edu
Service Learning, Research Methods

Enyonam Osei-Hwere, Ph.D., assistant professor of mass communication
Office: (806)651-2411 or 2798
Email: eosei-hwere@wtamu.edu
Learning Communities

Conn Thomas, Ph.D., professor of education
Office: (806)651-2612 • Home: (806)372-1870
Email: cthomas@wtamu.edu
Learning Strategies, Strategic Instruction, Change Behavior and Strategic Planning, Curriculum and Instruction, Inclusion/Mainstreaming, Special Education

Literacy and Reading

Amy Andersen, Ed.D., associate professor of education; Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, coordinator of professional development schools program
Office: (806)651-2609 • Home: (806)655-2978
Email: aandersen@wtamu.edu
Reading/Language Arts Education, Early Childhood Education, Early Literacy, Reading/Language/Arts Integration

Sang K. Hwang, Ed.D., associate professor of education
Office: (806)651-2617 • Home: (806)359-1349
Email: shwang@wtamu.edu
Reading

Suzanne S. Monroe, Ph.D., professor of education
Office: (806)651-2607 • Home: (806)651-5825
Email: smonroe@wtamu.edu
Emergent Literacy, Family Literacy, Reading and Language Arts, Children’s Literature

Literature

Jeffrey S. Doty, Ph.D., Wendy and Stanley Marsh 3 assistant professor; assistant professor of English
Office: (806)651-2472
Email: jdoty@wtamu.edu
Shakespeare, Literature and Culture of Early Modern England

Monica Smith Hart, Ph.D., assistant professor of English
Office: (806)651-2477
Email: msmith@wtamu.edu
Poetry, Literature, British Literature and Culture

Alex Hunt, Ph.D., associate professor of English
Office: (806)651-2457
Email: ahunt@wtamu.edu
American Literature—the West, Regionalism Southwest Border Studies, Environmental Literature, Ethnic Literature

Suzanne S. Monroe, Ph.D., professor of education
Office: (806)651-2607 • Home: (806)651-5825
Email: smonroe@wtamu.edu
Multicultural Children’s Literature

Andrew R. Reynolds, Ph.D., assistant professor of Spanish
Office: (806)651-2466
Email: areynolds@wtamu.edu
Latin American and Spanish Literatures of the 19th and 20th Centuries

Steve Severn, Ph.D., assistant professor of English; director of writing programs
Office: (806)651-2475
Email: ssevern@wtamu.edu
Victorian Literature

Claudia Stuart, M.A., L.M.S.W., instructor of criminal justice and sociology
Office: (806)651-2435 • Home: (806)353-5173
Email: cstuart@wtamu.edu
Poetry

Pat Tyrer, Ph.D., associate professor of English
Office: (806)651-2476 • Home: (806)656-0163
Email: ptyrer@wtamu.edu
American Modernism, Composition and Rhetoric, Computers and Writing, Contemporary Latin American Literature, Creative Writing, Literary Theory, Technical Communication, American Literature, American Modernism, Women's Studies

Management

De'Arno De'Armond, Ph.D., Hickman Professor of Marketing; assistant professor of finance
Office: (806)651-2490
Email: ddearmond@wtamu.edu
Sales Management, Risk Management, Financial Planning, Marketing, Sales

Robert E. DeOtte Jr., Ph.D., P.E., P.G., professor of civil and environmental engineering
Office: (806)651-8780 • Alternate: (806)651-2550
Email: rdeotte@wtamu.edu
Emergency Management, Emergency Planning

Harry R. Hueston, Ph.D., associate professor of criminal justice
Office: (806)651-2421
Email: hhueston@wtamu.edu
Special Events Management, Criminal Justice Management Systems, Terrorism Crisis Management, Agro-Terrorism and Argo-Security Management, NIMS Management Training, Police Management Issues

LaVelle H. Mills, Ph.D., S.P.H.R., professor of management; associate dean of College of Business
Office: (806)651-3866 • Home: (806)353-6164
Email: lmills@wtamu.edu
Sales Effectiveness Training, Employee Satisfaction and Productivity, Human Resource Management

Marketing

Lal K. Almas, Ph.D., associate professor of agricultural business and economics
Office: (806)651-2552 • Home: (806)655-0030
Email: lalmas@wtamu.edu
Agricultural Marketing and International Trade

Syed Tariq Anwar, D.B.A., professor of marketing
Office: (806)651-2491 • Home: (806)655-9227
Email: sanwar@wtamu.edu
International Business, International Marketing, Global/Multinational Corporations, Global Markets, E-Business/E-Commerce, Internet-Related Industries

Leigh Browning, Ph.D., professor of business communication and marketing
Office: (806)651-2412
Email: lbrowning@wtamu.edu
New Media Technologies, Social and Viral Marketing Strategies, Media Entertainment Law, Broadcast, Cable and Pay Cable Programming

De'Arno De'Armond, Ph.D., Hickman Professor of Marketing; assistant professor of finance
Office: (806)651-2490
Email: ddearmond@wtamu.edu
Marketing, Sales Management, Advertising, Risk Management, Financial Planning, Sales

Nick Gerlich, Ph.D., professor of marketing
Office: (806)651-2500 • Home: (806)499-3210
Email: ngerlich@wtamu.edu or www.drgerlich.com
Grocery Retailing, Soft Drink Industry, Marketing to Minorities, Sporting Goods Industry/Sports Marketing, Home-Based Businesses, Small Businesses, Internet Marketing, Web Commerce, The Emerging Church, Mega-Churches, Church Marketing

Turkan Kilic, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing
Office: (806)651-2506
Email: tkilic@wtamu.edu
Marketing, Marketing Research, International Business, Consumer Behavior, New Product Development/Management, Market Orientation, Quantitative Analysis

Neal S. Latman, Ph.D., associate professor of biology
Office: (806)651-2962 • Home: (806)356-6563
Email: nlatman@wtamu.edu
Evaluation of Advertising, Marketing or Other Visual Media by Eye Tracking and Pupillometry

Marriage and Family

Mo Cuevas, Ph.D., LCSW, associate professor of social work; director of social work
Office: (806)651-2592 • Home: (806)655-1579
Email: mcuevas@wtamu.edu
Family Dynamics, Individual and Family Practice, Adolescent Treatment, At-Risk Youth

Jenifer Kunz, Ph.D., professor of sociology
Office: (806)651-2597 • Home: (806)655-1280
Email: jkunz@wtamu.edu
Family Sociology, Gender Issues, Race/Ethnic Relations, Prejudice/Discrimination Issues

Mass Communication/Media

Leigh Browning, Ph.D., professor of business communication and marketing
Office: (806)651-2412 • Home: (806)433-0043
Email: lbrowning@wtamu.edu
Mass Media, Media Literacy, Ethics, Advertising, News Coverage and Content, Public Opinion, Broadcast, Cable and Pay Cable Programming, Law and Regulations, Internet (Media Convergence), Criticism, New Media Technologies, Management, Literacy, Political Media Coverage, Film Content and Music Video, Technology, HDTV, Digital Convergence, Media Entertainment Law

Christopher P. Furner, Ph.D., assistant professor of computer information systems
Office: (806)651-2469
Email: cfurner@wtamu.edu
Knowledge Management, Cross-Cultural Research, Media Choice Deception, Learning from IT Systems, Quantitative Research

Enyonam Osei-Hwere, Ph.D., assistant professor of mass communication
Office: (806)651-2411 or 2798
Email: eosei-hwere@wtamu.edu
Global Media/World Broadcasting, Media for Social Change, Children and Media, Women and Media

Randall J. Ray, M.S., assistant lecturer of mass communication; director of broadcast engineering
Office: (806)651-2807 • Home: (806)655-3292
Email: rray@wtamu.edu
Recording Industry, Media Management, Broadcast Technology, Recording Technology, Media Convergence, Feature Writing

Lori Westermann, M.A., instructor of mass communication
Office: (806)651-2808 • Home: (806)655-3099
Email: lwestermann@wtamu.edu
Mass Media, Media Convergence, Advertising, Public Relations, Corporate Communications

Mathematics

Rajan Alex, Ph.D., professor of computer science
Office: (806)651-2288
Email: ralex@wtamu.edu
Numerical Analysis, Neural Networks, Fuzzy Logic Applications

Bill Ambrose, M.S., assistant professor of mathematics
Office: (806)651-2533
Email: bambrose@wtamu.edu
Differential Equations, Probability

Teri L. Bingham, Ed.D., associate professor of education
Office: (806)651-2606 • Home: (806)655-5777
Email: tbingham@wtamu.edu
Mathematics Education, Effective Teaching, Supervision and Conferencing Teachers and Student Teachers, Peer Coaching

Randy Combs, Ph.D., associate professor of mathematics
Office: (806)651-2532
Email: rcombs@wtamu.edu
Fourier Analysis on Euclidean Spaces, Analytic Number Theory

Mary Jane Cruz, M.S., instructor of mathematics
Office: (806)651-2537
Email: mcruz@wtamu.edu
Mathematics Education, Use of Technology in Math Classes

Gary D. Kelley, Ph.D., professor of computer information systems; director of institutional research
Office: (806)651-3451
Email: gkelley@wtamu.edu
Statistical Analysis, Forecasting

Gregg Lawler, instructor of mathematics
Office: (806)651-2535
Email: glawler@wtamu.edu

Pamela Lockwood, Ph.D., professor of mathematics
Office: (806)651-2536
Email: plockwood@wtamu.edu
Mathematical Modelling of Biological Systems, Mathematical Statistics

Music

Mark A. Bartley, D.M.A., assistant professor of music; director of orchestral activities
Office: (806)651-2830
Email: mbartley@wtamu.edu
Conducting Instrumental and Vocal Ensembles

BJ Brooks, D.M.A., assistant professor of music
Office: (806)651-2862
Email: bbrooks@wtamu.edu
Music Composition, Music Theory, Electroacoustic Composition, Music Technology

Tina M. Carpenter, D.M., professor of music
Office: (806)651-2848 • Home: (806)374-6754
Email: tcarpenter@wtamu.edu
Bassoon Performance and Pedagogy, Music Theory, Music Appreciation

Ted DuBois, Ph.D., professor of music
Office: (806)651-2843 • Home: (806)655-1685
Email: tdubois@wtamu.edu
Music History, Music Appreciation

Robert Hansen, D.M.A., professor of music; director of the School of Music; head of Department of Art, Theatre and Dance
Office: (806)651-2850 • Home: (806)374-5362
Email: rhansen@wtamu.edu
Voice Performance, Vocal Pedagogy and Physiology; Opera and Musical Theatre Performance and Direction

Edward P. Kahler II, Ph.D., MT-BC, associate professor of music; associate dean of Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities
Office: (806)651-2822 • Home: (806)655-9506
Email: ekahler@wtamu.edu
Music Therapy, Music and Exceptional Children, Research Methods in Music Education and Music Therapy

Robert J. Krause, D.M.A., professor of music
Office: (806)651-2821 • Home: (806)655-7529
Email: rkrause@wtamu.edu
Oboe Performance and Pedagogy, Oboe Reed-Making and Pedagogy, Music Theory, Critique and History of Opera

Cloyce Kuhnert, D.M.A., associate professor of music; director of opera workshop and “Sforzando”
Office: (806)651-2856 • Home: (806)655-7920
Email: ckuhnert@wtamu.edu
Vocal Performance, Vocal Pedagogy, Diction, Show Choir, Opera Workshop

Don Lefevre, M.M., associate professor of music; director of bands
Office: (806)651-2855 • Home: (806)655-3646
Email: dlefevre@wtamu.edu
Directing Bands, Saxophone

Choong-ha Nam, D.M.A., assistant professor of music; member of Harrington String Quartet
Office: (806)651-2851 • Home: (806)651-5871
Email: cnam@wtamu.edu
Piano Performance, Group Performance, Piano Pedagogy, Post-tonal Theory

Keith Redpath, D.M.A., Harrington lecturer of music; member of Harrington String Quartet
Office: (806)651-2823 • Home: (806)433-5559
Email: kredpath@wtamu.edu
Violin Performance, Chamber Music

Nicholas A. Scales, D.M.A., assistant professor of music
Office: (806)651-2849 • Home: (806)356-6605
Email: nscales@wtamu.edu
Double Bass performance and Pedagogy, Jazz Bass, Music Theory, Jazz Band, Music Appreciation, String Pedagogy, Chamber Music

Douglas Storey, M.M., associate professor of music
Office: (806)651-2836 • Home: (806)236-8971
Email: dstorey@wtamu.edu
Clarinet Performance and Pedagogy

William J. Takacs, D.M., associate professor of music
Office: (806)651-2835 • Home: (806)655-2901
Email: wtakacs@wtamu.edu
Trumpet Performance and Pedagogy

Susan Martin Tariq, D.M.A., professor of music
Office: (806)651-2838 • Home: (806)655-9227
Email: stariq@wtamu.edu
Percussion Performance, Percussion Pedagogy

Russ Teweleit, Ph.D., assistant professor of music; coordinator of music education
Office: (806)651-2863 • Home: (806)655-9173
Email: rteweleit@wtamu.edu
Student Teacher Supervision, Music Education, Jazz Studies, Band

Organizational Behavior

Jenifer Kunz, Ph.D., professor of sociology
Office: (806)651-2597 • Home: (806)655-1280
Email: jkunz@wtamu.edu
Complex Organizations, Race/Ethnic Relations, Prejudice/Discrimination Issues, Gender Issues

Enyonam Osei-Hwere, Ph.D., assistant professor of mass communication
Office: (806)651-2411 or 2798
Email: eosei-hwere@wtamu.edu
Supervision and Advising Student Organizations, Student Leaders

Physical Education, Recreation and Leisure

Charles M. Chase, Ed.D., associate professor of sports and exercise sciences
Office: (806)651-2376 • Home: (806)655-4060
Email: cchase@wtamu.edu
Outdoor Living and Wilderness Survival Skills, Camping Programs, Outdoor Education, Adventure Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Recreation and Leisure Programming, Archery, Pedagogy

Lorna R. Strong, M.S., A.T.C., L.A.T., instructor of sports and exercise sciences; head of Department of Sports and Exercise Sciences
Office: (806)651-2382
Email: lstrong@wtamu.edu
Athletic Training, Sports Injuries, Sports Medicine

Plant Science

Brock C. Blaser, Ph.D., assistant professor of plant science
Office: (806)651-2555
Email: bblaser@wtamu.edu
Plant and Soil Science, Crop Production, Physiology, Ecology, Cropping Systems

Bonnie B. Pendleton, Ph.D., associate professor of agriculture
Office: (806)651-2554 • Home: (806)655-6896
Email: bpendleton@wtamu.edu
Entomology, Pest Management, Plant Resistance, Entomophagy, International Agriculture

B.A. Stewart, Ph.D., distinguished professor of agriculture; director of Institute for Dryland Agriculture
Office: (806)651-2299 • Home: (806)352-8529
Email: bstewart@wtamu.edu
Soil and Water Conservation, Environmental Quality, Animal Waste Management

Politics and Government

Leigh Browning, Ph.D., professor of business communication and marketing
Office: (806)651-2412 • Home: (806)433-0043
Email: lbrowning@wtamu.edu
Political Media Coverage

James V. Calvi, Ph.D., professor of political science; associate dean of College of Education and Social Sciences
Office: (806)651-2429 • Home: (806)655-9440
Email: jcalvi@wtamu.edu
The Presidency, Congress, Constitutional Law, Supreme Court, General Politics, General American Government

Robert E. DeOtte Jr., Ph.D., P.E., P.G., professor of civil and environmental engineering
Office: (806)651-8780 • Alternate: (806)651-2550
Email: rdeotte@wtamu.edu
Agricultural Disaster Planning, Industry Participation in Disaster Planning

John David Rausch Jr., Ph.D., Teel Bivins Professor of Political Science; associate professor of political science
Office: (806)651-2423 • Home: (806)656-0067
Email: jrausch@wtamu.edu
Congress, Direct Democracy, General American Government, Texas State and Local Government, Religion and Politics, European Politics, Politics and History of East and East Central Europe, Campaigns and Elections, Polls and Surveys

Roy E. Thoman, Ph.D., professor of political science
Office: (806)651-2432 • Home: (806)352-6140
American Foreign Policy, American National Security, International Relations, Nuclear Weapons and World Politics, Asia with emphasis on China, India and Southeast Asia, The Middle East, International Law

Reed L. Welch, Ph.D., associate professor of political science
Office: (806)651-2433 • Home: (806)463-2558
Email: rlwelch@wtamu.edu
American Government and Politics, the Presidency, Public Opinion and Voting Behavior, Political Parties, Interest Groups, Campaigns and Elections, Texas Government

Pop Culture

Leigh Browning, Ph.D., professor of business communication and marketing
Office: (806)651-2412 • Home: (806)433-0043
Email: lbrowning@wtamu.edu
Media Trends and Imaging, Film Content and Music Video, Technology, HDTV

Trudy L. Hanson, Ed.D., professor of communication studies; head of Department of Communication
Office: (806)651-2800 • Home: (806)359-6103
Email: thanson@wtamu.edu
Popular Culture, Gender Communication, Reality TV, Oral History

Enyonam Osei-Hwere, Ph.D., assistant professor of mass communication
Office: (806)651-2411 or 2798
Email: eosei-hwere@wtamu.edu
Media for Social Change, Popular Culture

Physics

Cathy Clewett, assistant professor of physics
Office: (806)651-2545
Email: cclewett@wtamu.edu
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Characterization of Materials

David Craig, Ph.D., associate professor of physics
Office: (806)651-5262
Email: dcraig@wtamu.edu

Psychology

Timothy Atchison, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology
Office: (806)651-2729
Email: tatchison@wtamu.edu
Clinical Psychology, Psychological Assessment, Neuropsychology (Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia, Traumatic Brain Injury), Cognitive Impact of Cancer Treatment

Michelle L. Bartlett, Ph.D., assistant professor of sports and exercise sciences
Office: (806)651-2686
Email: mbartlett@wtamu.edu
Sport Psychology, Exercise Psychology, Psychology of Physical Activity

Yvette Castillo, Ph.D., LPC, LPC-S, assistant professor of counselor education
Office: (806)651-8233
Email: ycastillo@wtamu.edu
Counselor Education and Supervision, Professional and School Counseling, Multicultural and Diversity Issues, Psycho-Social Assessment, Human Growth and Development, Trauma and Grief

Melody Loya, Ph.D., assistant professor of social work
Office: (806)651-2594 • Home: (806)376-4036
Email: mloya@wtamu.edu
Loss and Grief Issues

Mark R. Riney, Ph.D., associate professor of education
Office: (806)651-2621 • Home: (806)651-5824
Email: mriney@wtamu.edu
Educational Psychology

Claudia Stuart, M.A., L.M.S.W., instructor of criminal justice and sociology
Office: (806)651-2435 • Home: (806)353-5173
Email: cstuart@wtamu.edu
Counseling, Cultural Diversity Issues

Religion

Bruce C. Brasington, Ph.D., professor of history
Office: (806)651-2426 • Home: (806)655-7227
Email: bbrasington@wtamu.edu
Church History to 1564, Medieval Canon Law

Kristina D. Drumheller, Ph.D., assistant professor of communication studies
Office: (806)651-2816 • Home: (806)353-4408
Email: kdrumheller@wtamu.edu
Religious Communication, Workplace Emotions and Spirituality

Nick Gerlich, Ph.D., professor of marketing
Office: (806)651-2500 • Home: (806)499-3210
Email: ngerlich@wtamu.edu or www.drgerlich.com
The Emerging Church, Mega-Churches, Church Marketing

John David Rausch Jr., Ph.D., Teel Bivins Professor of Political Science; associate professor of political science
Office: (806)651-2423 • Home: (806)656-0067
Email: jrausch@wtamu.edu
Religion and Politics

Science Education

Ashley J. Campbell, Ed.D., assistant professor of education
Office: (806)651-2906
Email: acampbell@wtamu.edu
Science Education, Gender Equity in Science

Sociology/Social Work

Mo Cuevas, Ph.D., LCSW, associate professor of social work
Office: (806)651-2592
Email: mcuevas@wtamu.edu
Family Dynamics, Individual and Family Practice, Cultural Diversity, Social Work Education, Adolescent Treatment, At-Risk Youth

Jenifer Kunz, Ph.D., professor of sociology
Office: (806)651-2597 • Home: (806)655-1280
Email: jkunz@wtamu.edu
Family Sociology, Race/Ethnic Relations, Complex Organizations, Prejudice/Discrimination Issues, Gender Issues, How to Explain War/Terrorism to Children

Melody Loya, Ph.D., assistant professor of social work
Office: (806)651-2594 • Home: (806)376-4036
Email: mloya@wtamu.edu
Adoption, Foster Care, Loss and Grief Issues

Susan J. Nix, Ed.D., associate professor of education
Office: (806)651-3621
Email: snix@wtamu.edu
Instructional Leadership, Classroom Management, Educational Leadership, Elementary Assistant Principalship

Enyonam Osei-Hwere, Ph.D., assistant professor of mass communication
Office: (806)651-2411 or 2798
Email: eosei-hwere@wtamu.edu
Poverty and Development

Cara Speer, L.M.S.W., instructor of social work
Office: (806)651-2588
Email: cspeer@wtamu.edu
Parenting, Aging, Death and Dying, Marriage and Family

Soil Science and Management

B.A. Stewart, Ph.D., distinguished professor of agriculture; director of Institute for Dryland Agriculture
Office: (806)651-2299 • Home: (806)352-8529
Email: bstewart@wtamu.edu
Soil and Water Conservation, Environmental Quality, Animal Waste Management

Spanish Language

Sandra Vance Davidson, M.A., instructor of Spanish
Office: (806)651-2463 • Home: (806)655-5781
Email: sdavidson@wtamu.edu
Spanish Grammar

Speech Communication

Kristina D. Drumheller, Ph.D.—assistant professor of communication studies
Office: (806)651-2816 • Home: (806)353-4408
Email: kdrumheller@wtamu.edu
Organizational Communication, Crisis Rhetoric and Management, Religious Communication, Media Rhetoric and Effects, Workplace Emotions and Spirituality

Trudy L. Hanson, Ed.D., professor of communication studies; head of Department of Communication
Office: (806)651-2800 • Home: (806)359-6103
Email: thanson@wtamu.edu
Rhetorical Criticism, Storytelling, Popular Culture, Gender Communication, Readers Theatre, Puppetry, Oral History, Reality TV

Jessica S. Mallard, Ph.D., professor of communication studies; dean of the Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities
Office: (806)651-2806 • Home: (806)352-2939
Email: jmallard@wtamu.edu
Research Methods, Rhetorical Criticism, Gender Communication

Connie D. McKee, M.A.., instructor of communication studies; director of forensics
Office: (806)651-2415 • Home: (806)358-6367
Email: cmckee@wtamu.edu
Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication, Training and Development, Leadership, Competitive Speech, Small Group Communication,  Debate, Persuasion, Communication Apprehension, True Colors Certified

Enyonam Osei-Hwere, Ph.D., assistant professor of mass communication
Office: (806)651-2411 or 2798
Email: eosei-hwere@wtamu.edu
Global Media/World Change, Media for Social Change, Children and Media, Women and Media

Paula S. Schlegel, M.A., instructor of speech communication
Office: (806)651-2796 or 5307 • Home: (806)570-3797
Email: pschlegel@wtamu.edu
Cummunication and Listening, Gender, Healthy Conflict, Parenting, Storytelling

Statistics

Gary D. Kelley, Ph.D., professor of computer information systems; director of institutional research
Office: (806)651-3451 • Home: (806)655-4503
Email: gkelley@wtamu.edu
Statistical Analysis, Forecasting

Ty E. Lawrence, Ph.D., associate professor of animal science
Office: (806)651-2560 • Home: (806)655-7663
Email: tlawrence@wtamu.edu
Statistics

Pamela Lockwood, Ph.D., associate professor of mathematics
Office: (806)651-2536 • Home: (806)839-1378
Email: plockwood@wtamu.edu
Mathematical Statistics

Strategic Planning

Robert E. DeOtte Jr., Ph.D., P.E., P.G., professor of civil and environmental engineering
Office: (806)651-8780 • Alternate: (806)651-2550
Email: rdeotte@wtamu.edu
Agricultural Disaster Preparedness, Industry Government Relationships in Disaster Planning

J. Patrick O'Brien, Ph.D., president/CEO of University; professor of economics
Office: (806)655-2101
Email: pobrien@wtamu.edu
Higher Education, Strategic Planning

Substance Abuse


Terrorism

Syed Tariq Anwar, D.B.A., professor of marketing
Office: (806)651-2491 • Home: (806)655-9227
Email: sanwar@wtamu.edu
Terrorism and Global Business, Social Mind Set and Customs of Islam, U.S. Overseas Investments

Doug Bingham, Ph.D., professor of biology; head of Department of Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Office: (806)651-2570 • Home: (806)655-0500
Email: dbingham@wtamu.edu
Biological Agents, Immunology, Smallpox, Microbiology

Leigh Browning, Ph.D., professor of business communication and marketing
Office: (806)651-2412 • Home: (806)433-0043
Email: lbrowning@wtamu.edu
Media Coverage of War/Terrorism and Its Effect on Public Opinion, News Coverage and Media Ethics

Susan Coleman, J.D., instructor of political science
Office: (806)651-2434 • Home: (806)355-3840
Email: scoleman@wtamu.edu
Invasion of Privacy and Rights of the Accused as Relating to Suspected Terrorists

Robert E. DeOtte Jr., Ph.D., P.E., P.G., professor of civil and environmental engineering
Office: (806)651-8780 • Alternate: (806)651-2550
Email: rdeotte@wtamu.edu
Bio-Terrorism, CAFO Security and Response, Aerosol Mechanics

Harry R. Hueston, Ph.D., associate professor of criminal justice
Office: (806)651-2421
Email: hhueston@wtamu.edu
Incident Command as It Relates to Law Enforcement, Terrorism Crisis Management, Homeland Security, Israel and Palestine in Conflict, Terrorism Crisis Management, Agro-Terrorism, Agro-Security Management, School Violence, Criminal Justice in Mexico

Jenifer Kunz, Ph.D., professor of sociology; head of Department of Psychology, Sociology and Social Work
Office: (806)651-2597 • Home: (806)655-1280
Email: jkunz@wtamu.edu
How to Explain War and Terrorism to Children

Duane J. Rosa, Ph.D., professor of economics; regional division director of Texas Transportation Institute
Office: (806)651-2520 • Home: (806)358-2052
Email: drosa@wtamu.edu
Transportation Systems and Security, Energy Policy, Oil and Gas Prices (including Price Gouging), Water Issues

Don R. Topliff, Ph.D., professor of animal science; dean of College of Agriculture, Science and Engineering
Office: (806)651-2550 • Home: (806)622-9502
Email: dtopliff@wtamu.edu
Bio-Security of Animal Agriculture

Bryan Vizzini, Ph.D., associate professor of history
Office: (806)651-2419
Email: bvizzini@wtamu.edu
Taliban, Concept of Jihad, Threat of Terrorism Worldwide

Theatre

Royal R. Brantley, M.F.A., professor of theatre
Office: (806)651-2799 • Home: (806)359-3613
Email: rbrantley@wtamu.edu
Acting, Directing, Production, Stage Combat, Voice and Dialect, Theatre History

Joe Ella Cansler, Ph.D., associate professor of music
Office: (806)651-2847 • Home: (806)655-4222
Email: jcansler@wtamu.edu
Voice Performance, Vocal Pedagogy, Musical Theatre Performance and Direction, Performance Anxiety

Robert Hansen, D.M.A., professor of music; director of the School of Music; head of Department of Art, Theatre and Dance
Office: (806)651-2850 • Home: (806)374-5362
Email: rhansen@wtamu.edu
Opera and Musical Theatre Performance and Direction

John Landon, M.F.A., professor of theatre
Office: (806)651-2815 • Home: (806)356-9308
Email: jlandon@wtamu.edu
Technical Theatre, Scenic Construction, Stage Management

Anne Medlock, M.F.A., assistant professor of theatre
Office: (806)651-3254 • Cell: (330)554-2742
Email: amedlock@wtamu.edu
Costume Design, Costume Construction, Stage Make-Up, Fabric Modification

Transportation

Duane J. Rosa, Ph.D., professor of economics; regional division director of Texas Transportation Institute
Office: (806)651-2520 • Home: (806)358-2052
Email: drosa@wtamu.edu
Transportation Management, Policy, Transportation Systems and Security, Energy Policy, Oil and Gas Prices (including Price Gouging), Water Issues, Environmental Issues, Hazardous Materials Transportation, Economic Planning

Writing

Trudy L. Hanson, Ed.D., professor of communication studies; head of Department of Communication
Office: (806)651-2800 • Home: (806)359-6103
Email: thanson@wtamu.edu
Using Oral Storytelling to Teach Writing Skills, Fractured Fairy Tales—Texas Style

David T. Horsley, M.A., instructor of English
Office: (806)651-2480 • Home: (806)374-1710
Email: dhorsley@wtamu.edu
Freshman Composition

Randall J. Ray, M.S., assistant lecturer of mass communication; director of broadcast engineering
Office: (806)651-2807 • Home: (806)655-3292
Email: rray@wtamu.edu
Feature Writing

Steve Severn, Ph.D., assistant professor of English, director of writing programs
Office: (806)651-2475
Email: ssevern@wtamu.edu
Technical / Professional Writing, CORE Writing

Pat Tyrer, Ph.D., associate professor of English
Office: (806)651-2476 • Home: (806)656-0163
Email: ptyrer@wtamu.edu
Composition and Rhetoric, Composition Theory, Computers and Writing, Technical Communication, Creative Writing, Technical Writing, Editing Film Studies, Composition Studies

 


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