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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

Kristina D. Drumheller, Ph.D., professor of communication

Office: (806) 651-2816 • Home: (806) 353-4408

Email: kdrumheller@wtamu.edu 

Organizational communication, crisis communication, religious communication, media rhetoric and effects, workplace emotions and spirituality, LGBTQIA + and gender

 

Robert Allen King, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing

Office: (806) 651-4002

Email: raking@wtamu.edu  

Electronic word of mouth; consumer reviews; online reviews; marketing strategy; strategic marketing; higher education business education

 

Emily S. Kinsky, Ph.D., associate professor of communication

Office: (806) 651-2412

Email: ekinsky@wtamu.edu  

Public relations, media, advertising, design

 

Gina Woodward, regional directory of Small Business Development Center

Office: (806) 651-5151 • Alternate: (806) 452-9162

Email: gina@wtsbdc.com 

Advertsing/PR, banking, business communication, business education, disaster planning, leadership, management, marketing, strategic planning


Agriculture

Lal K. Almas, Ph.D., associate dean and 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

 

John Pipkin, Ph.D., Regents professor of animal science

Office: (806) 651-2557 • Alternate: (806) 651-2550

Email: jpipkin@wtamu.edu  

Equine physiology, equine selection and evaluation, reproductive physiology, horse related topics, endocrinology, horse judging

 

Tim Steffens, Ph.D., assistant professor and AgriLife Extension Specialist Rangeland Resource Management

Office: (806) 651-2781

Email: tsteffens@wtamu.edu  

Rangeland ecology and management, soil health, grazing management, grazing nutrition


AIDS/HIV

Jason M. Fritzler, Ph.D., assistant professor

Office: (806) 651-2642

Email: jfritzler@wtamu.edu  

Infectious disease, microbiology, parasitology, bacteriology, virology, medical/veterinary microbiology 

 

Leslie Ramos Salazar, Ph.D., assistant professor

Office: (806) 651-2548

Email: lsalazar@wtamu.edu  

HIV/AIDS campaign interventions, HIV/AIDS prevention, HIV/AIDS and college students


Alternative Energy

Nathan Howell, assistant professor of environmental engineering

Office: (806)6 51-2543 • Alternate: (832)4 28-0241

Email: nhowell@wtamu.edu  

Pollution, environmental modeling, environmental regulation, fluid mechanics, water resources, hydrology, groundwater, wetlands, STEM education, drinking water, environmental remediation

 

Joshua Partheepan, Ph.D., assistant professor

Office: (806) 651-5265 • Alternate: (806) 567-8167

Email: jpartheepan@wtamu.edu  

Hydrogen storage, hydrogen combustion, renewable energy storage, renewable power system, power plants, electrical power system

 

Kenneth L. Starcher, M.S., instructor of engineering

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., professor of animal science equine industry program

Office: (806) 651-2561

Email: lbaker@wtamu.edu 

Animal and equine nutrition, equine business management, equine science, nutrition, production, economics, business planning, law

 

Ty E. Lawrence, Ph.D., 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, beef production, meat science

 

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., Regents Professor, 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, horse-related topics, horse judging

 

John Richeson, Ph.D., associate professor of animal science

Office: (806) 651-2522

Email: jricheson@wtamu.edu 

Technology in fed cattle production, antibiotic use in fed cattle production, vaccination of beef cattle, animal welfare-beef cattle, immunology-beef cattle

 

Tim Steffens, Ph.D., assistant professor and AgriLife Extension Specialist Rangeland Resource Management

Office: (806) 651-2781

Email: tsteffens@wtamu.edu 

Rangeland ecology and management, soil health, grazing management, grazing nutrition, pastures and arid to semiarid land ecology


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

 

Bonnie Roos, professor of English

Office: (806) 651-2465

Email: broos@wtamu.edu 

James Joyce, modernism, art history, 20th-century art and literature, postcolonial literature, Irish literature and history, Irish famine literature, world literature, feminism, nationalism, epics, Djuna Barnes, U.S. abstract expressionism

 

Amy Von Lintel, associate professor of art history

Office: (806) 651-2794 • Alternate: (806)316-4696

Email: avonlintel@wtamu.edu

Art history, museum studies, visual culture and image studies, Georgia O'Keeffe, modern art, gender studies

 

Banking

James K. Owens, D.B.A., professor of finance and Hodges Professor of Corporate Governance

Office: (806) 651-2519 • 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

 

Carolyn L. Bouma, Ph.D., associate professor of biology

Office: (806) 651-2569

Email: cbouma@wtamu.edu 

Microbiology, biochemistry, general biology, infectious diseases

 

Nick Flynn, professor of biochemistry

Office: (806) 651-2542

Email: nflynn@wtamu.edu 

Food chemistry, HPLC analysis, nutritional biochemistry, brewery processes, analysis of brewing products, fermentation sciences

 

Jason M. Fritzler, Ph.D., assistant professor

Office: (806) 651-2642

Email: jfritzler@wtamu.edu 

Infectious disease, microbiology, parasitology, bacteriology, virology, medical/veterinary microbiology

 

Arun Ghosh, Ph.D.,  professor of biology

Office: (806) 651-2571 • Home: (806) 626-3663

Email: nghosh@wtamu.edu 

Allergy, air and water quality; biotechnology; bioinformatics; cytogenetics; tissue culture; light, digital, fluorescence and electron microscopy; aerobiology; toxicology; crop breeding

 

Raymond S. Matlack, Ph.D., professor of wildlife biology

Office: (806) 651-2583 • Alternate: (806) 336-1904

Email: rmatlack@wtamu.edu 

Bats, small mammals and carnivores, fire ecology, effects of prairie/forest fires on wildlife, local wildlife including reptiles and amphibians, wildlife management

 

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)

 

Tim Steffens Ph.D., assistant professor and AgriLife Extension Specialist Rangeland Resource Management

Office: (806) 651-2781

Email: tsteffens@wtamu.edu 

Rangeland ecology and management, soil health, grazing management, grazing nutrition, pastures and arid to semiarid land ecology

 

Business Communication

Connie D. McKee, M.A., associate lecturer of communication studies; director of forensics

Office: (806) 651-2415 • Home: (806) 433-8569

Email: cmckee@wtamu.edu  

Public speaking, interpersonal communication/relationships, training and development, leadership, competitive speech, small group communication, debate, persuasion, communication apprehension, True Colors-certified, goal setting, conflict management

 

Leslie Ramos Salazar, Ph.D., assistant professor of Business Communication and Decision Management

Office: (806) 651-2548

Email: lsalazar@wtamu.edu  

Conflict management, business and professional communication, persuasion


Business Education

Robert Allen King, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing

Office: (806) 651-4002

Email: raking@wtamu.edu 

Electronic word of mouth; consumer reviews; online reviews; marketing strategy; strategic marketing; higher education business education

 

Campus/Student Life

Mike Knox, vice president for student enrollment, engagement and success

Office: (806) 651-2050

Email: mknox@wtamu.edu 

Student success initiatives, behavioral intervention team

 

Chemistry

Carolyn L. Bouma, Ph.D., associate professor of biology

Office: (806) 651-2569

Email: cbouma@wtamu.edu  

Microbiology, biochemistry, general biology, infectious diseases

 

Nick Flynn, professor of biochemistry

Office: (806) 651-2542

Email: nflynn@wtamu.edu

Food chemistry, HPLC analysis, nutritional biochemistry, brewery processes, analysis of brewing products, fermentation sciences

 

Nathan Howell, assistant professor of environmental engineering

Office: (806) 651-2543 • Alternate: (832) 428-0241

Email: nhowell@wtamu.edu  

Pollution, environmental modeling, environmental regulation, fluid mechanics, water resources, hydrology, groundwater, wetlands, STEM education, drinking water, environmental remediation

 

David Khan, associate professor of chemistry and department head

Office: (806) 651-2547

Email: dkhan@wtamu.edu  

Cancer research, drug delivery

 

Shiquan Tao, professor of chemistry

Office: (806) 651-2539

Email: stao@wtamu.edu

Sensor technology for environmental monitoring, food safety and medical applications

 

Jason Yarbrough, associate professor of chemistry

Office: (806) 651-8042

Email: jyarbrough@wtamu.edu  

Synthetic organometallic chemistry, catalysis

 

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

 

Yvette Castillo, Ph.D., LPC, LPC-S, associate 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

 

Vanessa Fiaud, Ph.D., associate professor; Biomechanics Laboratory Director; Graduate Program Coordinator

Office: (806) 651-2677

Email: vfiaud@wtamu.edu  

Specific sports skills analysis, biomechanics, sport performance, clinical movement analysis, balance issues, injury mechanisms, motor skills development, speed training, research methods, French language and culture

 

Traci Fredman, M.S., CCC-SLP

Office: (806) 651-5104 • Alternate: (806) 626-9569

Email: tfredman@wtamu.edu  

Autism spectrum disorders, treatment for Parkinson's disease, speech-language therapy services for all ages, early child development, communication disorders, speech communications

 

Frank Goode, Ed. D., assistant professor 

Office: (806) 651-3621 • Alternate: (806) 451-0708

Email: fgoode@wtamu.edu  

Infancy, early childhood, language and literacy development, cognitive development

 

Ashley M. Pinkham, assistant professor of psychology

Office: (806) 651-2592

Email: apinkham@wtamu.edu  

Infancy, early childhood, language and literacy development, cognitive development

 

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 legal and constitutional history; ecclesiastical history down to the Reformation; medieval Latin; medieval Latin paleography and codicology; World War I

 

Communication Disorders

Zeth Everick Collom, CCC-SLP, instructor of communication disorders

Office: (806) 651-5114

Email: zcollom@wtamu.edu  

 

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 issue

 

Traci Fredman, M.S., CCC-SLP

Office: (806) 651-5104 • Alternate: (806) 626-9569

Email: tfredman@wtamu.edu  

Autism spectrum disorders, treatment for Parkinson's disease, speech-language therapy services for all ages, early child development, communication disorders, speech communications

 


Communication Studies

Kristina D. Drumheller, Ph.D., professor of communication

Office: (806)6 51-2816 • Home: (806) 353-4408

Email: kdrumheller@wtamu.edu  

Organizational communication, crisis communication, religious communication, media rhetoric and effects, workplace emotions and spirituality, LGBTQIA + and gender

 

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, public speaking, audience analysis, “fake news”

 

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., associate lecturer of communication studies; director of forensics

Office: (806) 651-2415 • Home: (806) 433-8569

Email: cmckee@wtamu.edu  

Public speaking, interpersonal communication/relationships, training and development, leadership, competitive speech, small group communication, debate, persuasion, communication apprehension, True Colors-certified, goal setting, conflict management

 

Leslie Ramos Salazar, Ph.D., assistant professor of Business Communication and Decision Management

Office: (806) 651-2548

Email: lsalazar@wtamu.edu  

Health communication, interpersonal communication, relational communication, public speaking, persuasive speaking, research methods, conflict management, civil dialogue

 

Paula S. Schlegel, M.A., associate lecturer of communication

Office: (806) 651-2796 or 5307 • Home: (806) 570-3797

Email: pschlegel@wtamu.edu  

Communication and listening, gender, healthy conflict, parenting, storytelling

Criminal Justice

Harry R. Hueston, Ph.D., professor of criminal justice

Office: (806) 651-2421 • Alternate: (806) 433-1804

Email: hhueston@wtamu.edu  

Social media, criminal justice agencies, active shooters, school violence, racial profiling, agro-terrorism, drones, dark web

 

Justin Moeller, Ph.D., assistant professor of criminal justice and political science

Office: (806) 651-2432 

Email: jmoeller@wtamu.edu

Constitutional law, constitutional history, constitutional development, Texas constitution; civil rights; civil liberties

 

Keith Price, Ph.D., professor of criminal justice and sociology

Office: (806) 651-2418 • Alternate: (806) 341-1491

Email: kprice@wtamu.edu  

Prisons, Texas prisons, death penalty, capital punishment, criminology, corrections

 

Curriculum Development

Susan Loe Allen, M.Ed., assistant vice president, academic affairs

Office: (806)6 51-2045

Email: slallen@wtamu.edu  

Program development, university accreditation and liaison to TAMUS, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

 

Jeannie Bennett, Ph.D., assistant professor of English

Office: (806) 651-2467

Email: jbennett@wtamu.edu  

Technical communication, writing, health communication

 

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

 

Robert E. DeOtte Jr., Ph.D., P.E., P.G., professor of civil and environmental engineering

Office: (806) 651-8780 • Alternate: (806) 223-8835

Email: rdeotte@wtamu.edu  

Environmental engineering, hydrology, civil engineering

 

Audrey Meador, assistant professor of mathematics

Office: (806) 651-2527 • Alternate: (806) 282-3310

Email: ameador@wtamu.edu  

General K-12 mathematics education, curriculum and instruction in math education, minorities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, technology in mathematics, special populations (minorities, special education, etc.) in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM)

 

Pat Tyrer, professor of English

Office: (806) 651-2476 • Alternate: (806) 651-2455

Email: ptyrer@wtamu.edu  

Creative writing, poetry, prose, creative nonfiction, publishing

 

Dance

Edward R. Truitt, M.S., associate professor 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

 

Leslie Williams, professor of dance

Office: (806) 651-2858

Email: lwilliams@wtamu.edu  

Dance

 

Disaster Planning

Robert E. De Otte Jr., Ph.D., P.E., P.G., professor of civil and environmental engineering

Office: (806) 651-8780 • Alternate: (806) 223-8835

Email: rdeotte@wtamu.edu  

Agricultural disaster preparedness and biosecurity

 

Gary Kistner, program director at RELLIS Campus

Office: (618) 944-3042 

Email: gkistner@wtamu.edu  

Disaster planning

 

Emily Hammer, clinical assistant professor of management and business

Office: (806) 651-2504 • Home: (806) 787-7208

Email: ehammer@wtamu.edu  

Human resource management, disaster planning, education, international business and trade, management, risk management planning, planning for compensation issues in an emergency

 

Harry R. Hueston, Ph.D., professor of criminal justice

Office: (806)651-2421 • Alternate: (806)433-1804

Email: hhueston@wtamu.edu  

Social media, criminal justice agencies, active shooters, school violence, racial profiling, agro-terrorism, drones, dark web

 

Distance Education/Instructional Technology

Yvette Castillo, Ph.D., LPC, LPC-S, associate 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

 

Nick Flynn, professor of biochemistry

Office: (806) 651-2542

Email: nflynn@wtamu.edu  

Food chemistry, HPLC analysis, nutritional biochemistry, brewery processes, analysis of brewing products, fermentation sciences

 

Nick Gerlich, Ph.D., professor of marketing

Office: (806) 651-2492 • Alternate: (806) 683-6489

Email: ngerlich@wtamu.edu  

Social media, e-commerce, crisis communication

 

Pat Tyrer, professor of English

Office: (806) 651-2476 • Alternate: (806) 651-2455

Email: ptyrer@wtamu.edu  

Creative writing, poetry, prose, creative nonfiction, publishing

 

Diversity Issues/Multiculturalism

Yvette Castillo, Ph.D., LPC, LPC-S, associate 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

 

Rahul Chauhan, assistant professor of management

Office: (806) 651-4001

Email: rchauhan@wtamu.edu 

Recruitment, selection, training & development, motivation, performance appraisal, termination, charisma

 

Kristina D. Drumheller, Ph.D., professor of communication

Office: (806) 651-2816 • Home: (806) 353-4408

Email: kdrumheller@wtamu.edu 

Organizational communication, crisis communication, religious communication, media rhetoric and effects, workplace emotions and spirituality, LGBTQIA + and gender

 

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

 

Audrey Meador, assistant professor of mathematics

Office: (806) 651-2527 • Alternate: (806) 282-3310

Email: ameador@wtamu.edu 

General K-12 mathematics education, curriculum and instruction in math education, minorities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, technology in mathematics, special populations (minorities, special education, etc.) in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM)

 

Leslie Ramos Salazar, Ph.D., assistant professor of Business Communication and Decision Management

Office: (806) 651-2548

Email: lsalazar@wtamu.edu 

Intercultural conflict management, minority health, minority health disparities

 

Dr. Lorna Strong, M.S., A.T.C., L.A.T., assistant professor and head of sports and exercise sciences

Office: (806) 651-2382

Email: lstrong@wtamu.edu 

Athletic training, sports injury, sports, cultural competence

 

Amy Von Lintel, associate professor of art history

Office: (806)651-2794 • Alternate: (806)316-4696

Email: avonlintel@wtamu.edu 

Art history, museum studies, visual culture and image studies, Georgia O'Keeffe, modern art, gender studies

 

Economics

Lal K. Almas, Ph.D., associate dean and 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

 

Neil R. Meredith, Ph.D., assistant professor of economics

Office: (806) 651-2493

Email: nmeredith@wtamu.edu  

Health economics, international economics, industrial organization and regulation, labor economics

 

Neil W. Terry, Ph.D., Executive Vice President and Provost, professor of economics

Office: (806) 651-2529 • Home: (806) 655-9922

Email: nterry@wtamu.edu  

Labor economics, industrial organization, international economics, business education

 

Education

Susan L. Allen, M.Ed., assistant vice president for Academic Affairs

Office: (806) 651-2613

Email: slallen@wtamu.edu 

Education traditional and alternative teacher certification, educator preparation, compliance with state and federal regulations regarding educator preparation

 

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

 

Jeannie Bennett, Ph.D., assistant professor of English

Office: (806) 651-2467

Email: jbennett@wtamu.edu  

Technical communication, writing, health communication

 

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

 

Yvette Castillo, Ph.D., LPC, LPC-S, associate 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

 

Zeth Everick Collom, CCC-SLP, instructor of communication disorders

Office: (806) 651-5114

Email: zcollom@wtamu.edu  

 

Frank Goode, Ed. D., assistant professor 

Office: (806) 651-3621 • Alternate: (806) 451-0708

Email: fgoode@wtamu.edu 

Infancy, early childhood, language and literacy development, cognitive development, special education, legal issues and methods, learning disabilities, dyslexia, autism

 

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

 

Janet Hindman, Ph.D., head of Department of Education

Office: (806) 651-2615

Email: jhindman@wtamu.edu  

Education, curriculum development, higher education, leadership, literature, writing

 

Harry R. Hueston, Ph.D., professor of criminal justice

Office: (806) 651-2421 • Alternate: (806) 433-1804

Email: hhueston@wtamu.edu  

Social media, criminal justice agencies, active shooters, school violence, racial profiling, agro-terrorism, drones, dark web

 

Lance Kieth, Ed.D., professor of agriculture education

Office: (806) 651-2556

Email: lkieth@wtamu.edu  

Teaching education, 4-H/FFA teaching methods and instructional strategies, extension education, youth development and leadership instruction

 

Darrell Lovell, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science

Office: (806 )651-2588

Email: dlovell@wtamu.edu 

Education, higher education, politics and government, education policy and administration, higher education policy and administration, local and state public administration politics, housing policy

 

Audrey Meador, assistant professor of mathematics

Office: (806) 651-2527 • Alternate: (806) 282-3310

Email: ameador@wtamu.edu  

General K-12 mathematics education, curriculum and instruction in math education, minorities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, technology in mathematics, special populations (minorities, special education, etc.) in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM)

 

Regina Chanel Rodriguez, assistant professor

Office: (806) 651-2607 

Email: rcrodriguez@wtamu.edu  

Writing pedagogy, writing across content areas

 

Wade Shaffer, Ph.D., professor of history

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

 

Pat Tyrer, professor of English

Office: (806) 651-2476 • Alternate: (806) 651-2455

Email: ptyrer@wtamu.edu  

Creative writing, poetry, prose, creative nonfiction, publishing

 

Energy Resources

Nathan Howell, assistant professor of environmental engineering

Office: (806) 651-2543 • Alternate: (832) 428-0241

Email: nhowell@wtamu.edu  

Pollution, environmental modeling, environmental regulation, fluid mechanics, water resources, hydrology, groundwater, wetlands, STEM education, drinking water, environmental remediation

 

Joshua Partheepan, Ph.D., assistant professor

Office: (806) 651-5265 • Alternate: (806) 567-8167

Email: jpartheepan@wtamu.edu  

Hydrogen storage, hydrogen combustion, renewable energy storage, renewable power system, power plants, electrical power system

 

Kenneth L. Starcher, M.S., instructor of engineering

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

Erick Butler, Dr. Eng, PE, assistant professor of environmental engineering

Office: (806) 651-2271 • Alternate: (806) 881-5555

Email: ebutler@wtamu.edu  

Environmental engineering, water and wastewater treatment, solid and hazardous waste, air pollution

 

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. De Otte Jr., Ph.D., P.E., P.G., professor of civil and environmental engineering

Office: (806) 651-8780 • Alternate: (806) 223-8835

Email: rdeotte@wtamu.edu  

Water resources, air quality monitoring and control, fluid mechanics, groundwater hydrology

 

Nathan Howell, assistant professor of environmental engineering

Office: (806) 651-2543 • Alternate: (832) 428-0241

Email: nhowell@wtamu.edu  

Pollution, environmental modeling, environmental regulation, fluid mechanics, water resources, hydrology, groundwater, wetlands, STEM education, drinking water, environmental remediation

 

Emily M. Hunt, Ph.D., dean of the School of Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics, professor of engineering

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., associate dean, 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

 

Joshua Partheepan, Ph.D., assistant professor

Office: (806)651-5265 • Alternate: (806)567-8167

Email: jpartheepan@wtamu.edu  

Hydrogen storage, hydrogen combustion, renewable energy storage, renewable power system, power plants, electrical power system

 

Vinu U. Unnikrishnan, Ph.D., assistant professor of civil engineering

Office: (806) 651-2507

Email: vunnikrishnan@wtamu.edu  

technology, engineering, civil engineering, mechanics, nanocomposites, biomechanics, biomedical engineering, computational modeling and simulation

 

English Language

Jeannie Bennett, Ph.D., assistant professor of English

Office: (806) 651-2467

Email: jbennett@wtamu.edu  

Technical communication, writing, health communication

 

RayLene M. Dysert, instructor of English

Office: (806) 651-2481

Email: rdysert@wtamu.edu 

Remedial reading and writing 

 

Martin M. Jacobsen, Ph.D., associate professor of English

Office: (806) 651-2460

Email: mjacobsen@wtamu.edu 

English language, linguistics, rhetoric

 

Monica Smith, Ph.D., associate professor of English

Office: (806) 651-2447

Email: mhart@wtamu.edu  

British literature and culture, poetry

 

Pat Tyrer, Ph.D., professor of English

Office: (806)651-2476

Email: ptyrer@wtamu.edu  

Creative writing, poetry, prose, fiction, creative non-fiction, film studies, American literature, modernist period (1890 -1950), technical & professional communication, writing, distance education, pop culture

 

Environmental Science

Lal K. Almas, Ph.D., associate dean and 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

 

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

 

Naruki Hiranuma, Ph.D., assistant professor of environmental science

Office: (806) 651-3872 • Alternate: (806) 570-3836

Email: nhiranuma@wtamu.edu  

Climate change, global warming, weather, rain, aerosol, cloud, air quality

 

Nathan Howell, assistant professor of environmental engineering

Office: (806) 651-2543 • Alternate: (832) 428-0241

Email: nhowell@wtamu.edu  

Pollution, environmental modeling, environmental regulation, fluid mechanics, water resources, hydrology, groundwater, wetlands, STEM education, drinking water, environmental remediation

 

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)

 

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

 

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

 

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., professor of history

Office: (806) 651-2425

Email: pclark@wtamu.edu  

China, Japan, Korea, education in East Asia, history of language, medieval Japan (samurai era), anything about East Asia or Asia in general

 

Vanessa Fiaud, Ph.D., associate professor; Biomechanics Laboratory Director; Graduate Program Coordinator

Office: (806) 651-2677

Email: vfiaud@wtamu.edu  

Specific sports skills analysis, biomechanics, sport performance, clinical movement analysis, balance issues, injury mechanisms, motor skills development, speed training, research methods, French language and culture

 

Timothy M. Foster, Ph.D., assistant professor of Spanish

Office: (806) 651-2462  •  Alternate: (641) 295-5096

Email: tfoster@wtamu.edu  

Spain

 

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

Email: jcepeda@wtamu.edu  

Geology of Western North America, volcanology, geochemistry

 

Nathan Howell, assistant professor of environmental engineering

Office: (806) 651-2543 • Alternate: (832) 428-0241

Email: nhowell@wtamu.edu 

Pollution, environmental modeling, environmental regulation, fluid mechanics, water resources, hydrology, groundwater, wetlands, STEM education, drinking water, environmental remediation

 

Health, Nursing and Medical Issues

Michelle L. Barlett, Ph.D., assistant professor of  Sports and Exercise Sciences

Office: (806)651-2686

Email: mbartlett@wtamu.edu  

Human behavior/mental aspects of and in sport, human behavior in exercise/physical activity, public health, wellness/wellness programming

 

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

 

Brenda Fields Cross, Au.D., department head

Office: (806)651-5109

Email: bcross@wtamu.edu  

Audiology, Hearing Loss, Tinnitus, Balance, Dizziness, Communication Disorders

 

Zeth Everick Collom, CCC-SLP, instructor of communication disorders

Office: 806-651-5114

Email: zcollom@wtamu.edu  

 

Vanessa Fiaud, Ph.D., associate professor; Biomechanics Laboratory Director; Graduate Program Coordinator

Office: (806) 651-2677

Email: vfiaud@wtamu.edu  

Specific sports skills analysis, biomechanics, sport performance, clinical movement analysis, balance issues, injury mechanisms, motor skills development, speed training, research methods, French language and culture

 

Jason M. Fritzler, Ph.D., assistant professor

Office: (806) 651-2642

Email: jfritzler@wtamu.edu  

Infectious disease, microbiology, parasitology, bacteriology, virology, medical/veterinary microbiology

 

Vicki Hartin, M.S.N., R.N., instructor of nursing

Office: (806) 651-2629

Email: vhartin@wtamu.edu  

Perioperative nursing, complimentary alternative therapies

 

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

 

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

Office: (806) 651-2649 • Home: (806) 537-5411

Email: hreyes@wtamu.edu  

Nursing fundamentals, pharmacology, home health, gerontology, adult health

 

Dr. Lorna Strong, M.S., A.T.C., L.A.T., assistant professor and head of sports and exercise sciences

Office: (806) 651-2382

Email: lstrong@wtamu.edu  

Athletic training, sports injury, sports, cultural competence

 

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., assistant vice president, Academic Affairs

Office: (806) 651-2045

Email: slallen@wtamu.edu  

Program development, university accreditation and liaison to TAMUS, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

 

Jeannie Bennett, Ph.D., assistant professor of English

Office: (806) 651-2467

Email: jbennett@wtamu.edu

Technical communication, writing, health communication

 

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

 

Nick Flynn, professor of biochemistry

Office: (806) 651-2542

Email: nflynn@wtamu.edu  

Food chemistry, HPLC analysis, nutritional biochemistry, brewery processes, analysis of brewing products, fermentation sciences

 

Harry R. Hueston, Ph.D., professor of criminal justice

Office: (806) 651-2421 • Alternate: (806)4 33-1804

Email: hhueston@wtamu.edu  

social media, criminal justice agencies, active shooters, school violence, racial profiling, agro-terrorism, drones, dark web

 

Darrell Lovell, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science

Office: (806) 651-2588

Email: dlovell@wtamu.edu  

Education, higher education, politics and government, education policy and administration, higher education policy and administration, local and state public administration politics, housing policy

 

Wade Shaffer, Ph.D., professor of history

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

 

Amy Von Lintel, associate professor of art history

Office: (806) 651-2794 • Alternate: (806) 316-4696

Email: avonlintel@wtamu.edu  

Art history, museum studies, visual culture and image studies, Georgia O'Keeffe, modern art, gender studies

 

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 1860–1918 (particularly English)

 

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., professor of history

Office: (806) 651-2425

Email: pclark@wtamu.edu  

China, Japan, Korea, education in East Asia, history of language, medieval Japan (samurai era), anything about East Asia or Asia in general

 

Brian M. Ingrassia, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History

Office: (806) 651-2470 • Alternate: (217) 390-6150

Email: bingrassia@wtamu.edu  

History of American sport (especially stadiums, college football, and automotive racing); higher education and culture; history of Progressive Era America (1870s-1920s); history of Amarillo

 

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

 

Justin Moeller, Ph.D., assistant professor of criminal justice and political science

Office: (806) 651-2432 

Email: jmoeller@wtamu.edu  

Constitutional law, constitutional history, constitutional development, Texas constitution, civil rights, civil liberties

 

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

 

Wade Shaffer, Ph.D., professor of history

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., Regents 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, British 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

 

Jeannie Bennett, Ph.D., assistant professor of English

Office: (806) 651-2467 

Email: jbennett@wtamu.edu  

Technical communication, writing, health communication

 

Dusan Ramljak, Ph.D., adjunct instructor of computer science

Office: (806) 651-5248

Email: dramljak@wtamu.edu  

information technology, computer systems and network administration, data science, efficient knowledge discovery at large sequence and temporal databases

 

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

Email: sanwar@wtamu.edu  

International business, international marketing, global/multinational corporations, global markets, e-business/e-commerce, internet-related global strategy industries, foreign direct investment, emerging markets, emerging market-firms, case-based research, global consumption

 

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., Provost / Vice President for Academic Affairs, 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

Bruce C. Brasington, Ph.D., professor of history

Office: (806) 651-2426 • Home: (806) 655-7227

Email: bbrasington@wtamu.edu  

Medieval legal and constitutional history, ecclesiastical history down to the Reformation, medieval Latin, medieval Latin paleography and codicology, World War I

 

Frank Goode, Ed. D., assistant professor 

Office: (806) 651-3621 • Alternate: (806) 451-0708

Email: fgoode@wtamu.edu  

Infancy, early childhood, language and literacy development, cognitive development, special education, legal issues and methods, learning disabilities, dyslexia, autism

 

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., professor of criminal justice

Office: (806) 651-2421 • Alternate: (806) 651-2421

Email: hhueston@wtamu.edu  

Criminal justice, law enforcement, implicit bias training, disaster planning, school violence, terrorism (homegrown and international), use of social media training, social media use in crisis management, crime victim, victimology, leadership training and different styles of leadership, crime scene investigation, cybercrimes, racism, community relations with police, refugee and police issues, managing social media in crisis, active shooter prevention, planning and practice creation of programs for a higher education institution, crisis management, manmade and natural disaster mitigation and recovery efforts, racial profiling, training for public safety responses to school violence situations

 

Joanna P. Kimbell, J.D., clinical assistant professor of Business Law and Management 

Office: (806)651-4026

Email: jkimbell@wtamu.edu  

Law and legal issues, strategic planning

 

Justin Moeller, Ph.D., assistant professor of criminal justice and political science

Office: (806)651-2432 

Email: jmoeller@wtamu.edu  

Constitutional law, constitutional history, constitutional development, Texas constitution, civil rights, civil liberties

 

Byron E. Pearson, Ph.D., J.D., associate professor of history; head of Department of History

Office: (806) 651-2430 

Email: bpearson@wtamu.edu  

American history, Civil War, American West, environmental history, American Indians

 

Gary Sanders, clinical assistant professor of Business Law and Accounting

Office: (806) 651-8483 

Email: gsanders@wtamu.edu  

Business and corporate law; corporate governance

 

Leadership

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

 

Rahul Chauhan, assistant professor of management

Office: (806) 651-4001

Email: rchauhan@wtamu.edu  

Recruitment, selection, training and development; motivation; performance appraisal; termination; charisma

 

Nick Flynn, professor of biochemistry

Office: (806)651-2542

Email: nflynn@wtamu.edu

Food chemistry, HPLC analysis, nutritional biochemistry, brewery processes, analysis of brewing products, fermentation sciences

 

Rick Haasl, M.S., assistant to the dean, Department of Sports and Exercise Sciences

Office: (806) 651-3502

Email: rhaasl@wtamu.edu  

Leadership, education, stress management

 

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

 

Harry R. Hueston, Ph.D., professor of criminal justice

Office: (806) 651-2421 • Alternate: (806) 433-1804

Email: hhueston@wtamu.edu  

Criminal justice, law enforcement, implicit bias training, disaster planning, school violence, terrorism (homegrown and international), use of social media training, crime victim, victimology, leadership training and different styles of leadership, crime scene investigation, cybercrimes, racism, community relations with police, refugee and police issues, and managing social media in crisis

 

Lance Kieth, Ed.D., professor of agriculture education

Office: (806) 651-2556

Email: lkieth@wtamu.edu  

Teaching education, 4-H/FFA teaching methods and instructional strategies, extension education, youth development and leadership instruction

 

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

 

Jeff Sulik, MBA, senior director of residential living

Office: (806) 651-3000

Email: jsulik@wtamu.edu  

Campus, student life, foreign language, cultures, higher education, leadership, organizational behavior, pop culture

 

Learning Styles/Teaching Methods

Jeannie Bennett, Ph.D., assistant professor of English

Office: (806) 651-2467

Email: jbennett@wtamu.edu  

Technical communication, writing, health communication

 

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

 

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

 

Zeth Everick Collom, CCC-SLP, instructor of communication disorders

Office: (806) 651-5114

Email: zcollom@wtamu.edu

 

Marisa Crisostomo, clinical assistant professor of decision management

Office: (806) 651-8477

Email: mcrisostomo@wtamu.edu  

 

Frank Goode, Ed.D., assistant professor of education

Office: (806) 651-3621 • Alternate phone: (806) 451-0708

Email: fgoode@wtamu.edu  

Infancy, early childhood, language and literacy development, cognitive development, special education, legal issues and methods, learning disabilities, dyslexia, autism

 

Nick Flynn, professor of biochemistry

Office: (806) 651-2542

Email: nflynn@wtamu.edu  

Food chemistry, HPLC analysis, nutritional biochemistry, brewery processes, analysis of brewing products, fermentation sciences

 

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., professor of agriculture education

Office: (806) 651-2556

Email: lkieth@wtamu.edu  

Teaching education, 4-H/FFA teaching methods and instructional strategies, extension education, youth development and leadership instruction

 

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

 

Regina Chanel Rodriguez, assistant professor

Office: (806) 651-2607 

Email: rcrodriguez@wtamu.edu  

Writing pedagogy, writing across content areas

 

Pat Tyrer, professor of English

Office: (806) 651-2476 • Alternate: (806) 651-2455

Email: ptyrer@wtamu.edu  

Creative writing, poetry, prose, creative nonfiction, publishing

 

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

 

Jeannie Bennett, Ph.D., assistant professor of English

Office: (806) 651-2467

Email: jbennett@wtamu.edu  

Technical communication, writing, health communication

 

Ashley M. Pinkham, assistant professor of psychology

Office: (806) 651-2592

Email: apinkham@wtamu.edu  

Early childhood education, early literacy

 

Pat Tyrer, professor of English

Office (806) 651-2476 • Alternate: (806) 651-2455

Email: ptyrer@wtamu.edu  

Creative writing, poetry, prose, creative nonfiction, publishing

 

Literature

Timothy M. Foster, Ph.D., assistant professor of Spanish

Office: (806) 651-2462 • Alternate: (641) 295-5096

Email: tfoster@wtamu.edu  

Spain

 

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

 

Bonney MacDonald, Ph.D., professor of English

Office: (806) 651-2456

Email: bmacdonald@wtamu.edu  

Western American literature, film and culture, American 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

 

Bonnie Roos, professor of English

Office: (806) 651-2465

Email: broos@wtamu.edu  

James Joyce, modernism, art history, 20th century art and literature, postcolonial literature, Irish literature and history, Irish famine literature, world literature, feminism, nationalism, epics, Djuna Barnes, U.S. abstract expressionism

 

Monica Smith, Ph.D., associate professor of English

Office: (806) 651-2447

Email: mhart@wtamu.edu  

British literature and culture, poetry

 

Pat Tyrer, Ph.D., professor of English

Office: (806)651-2476 • Home: (806)651-2455

Email: ptyrer@wtamu.edu  

American modernism, composition and rhetoric, computers and writing, contemporary Latin American literature, creative writing: poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction; literature: American, early American; literary theory, technical communication, American modernism, women's studies, contemporary American literature

Management

Rahul Chauhan, assistant professor of management

Office: (806) 651-4001

Email: rchauhan@wtamu.edu  

Recruitment, selection, training & development, motivation, performance appraisal, termination, charisma

 

Emily Hammer, clinical assistant professor of management and business

Office: (806) 651-2504 • Home: (806)787-7208

Email: ehammer@wtamu.edu 

human resource management, disaster planning, education, international business and trade, management, risk management planning, planning for compensation issues in an emergency

 

David Howe, assistant professor of management

Office: (806) 651-3689

Email: dhowe@wtamu.edu  

 

Harry R. Hueston, Ph.D., professor of criminal justice

Office: (806) 651-2421 • Alternate: (806) 651-2421

Email: hhueston@wtamu.edu 

Criminal justice, law enforcement, implicit bias training, disaster planning, school violence, terrorism (homegrown and international), use of social media training, social media use in crisis management, crime victim, victimology, leadership training and different styles of leadership, crime scene investigation, cybercrimes, racism, community relations with police, refugee and police issues, managing social media in crisis, active shooter prevention, planning and practice creation of programs for a higher education institution, crisis management, manmade and natural disaster mitigation and recovery efforts, racial profiling, training for public safety responses to school violence situations

 

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

Email: sanwar@wtamu.edu  

International business, international marketing, global/multinational corporations, global markets, e-business/e-commerce, internet-related global strategy industries, foreign direct investment, emerging markets, emerging market-firms, case-based research, global consumption

 

Kristina D. Drumheller, Ph.D., professor of communication

Office: (806) 651-2816 • Home: (806) 353-4408

Email: kdrumheller@wtamu.edu  

Organizational communication, crisis communication, religious communication, media rhetoric and effects, workplace emotions and spirituality, LGBTQIA + and gender

 

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

 

Robert Allen King, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing

Office: (806) 651-4002

Email: raking@wtamu.edu   

Electronic word of mouth; consumer reviews; online reviews; marketing strategy; strategic marketing; higher education business education

 

Marriage and Family

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

 

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

 

Leslie Ramos Salazar, Ph.D., assistant professor of Business Communication and Decision Management

Office: (806) 651-2548

Email: lsalazar@wtamu.edu 

Marital relationships, relationship satisfaction, mother-daughter communication, family relationships

 

Danney Rasco, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology

Office: (806) 651-2684

Email: drasco@wtamu.edu 

Marriage and family, psychology, statistics

 

Mass Communication/Media

Kristina D. Drumheller, Ph.D., professor of communication studies

Office: (806) 651-2816

Email: kdrumheller@wtamu.edu  

Organizational communication, crisis communication, media rhetoric and effects

 

Nancy Garcia, assistant professor; mass communications 

Office: (806)651-2414

Email: ngarcia@wtamu.edu  

Fact-checking, journalism 

 

Heidi E. Huntington, Ph.D., assistant professor of business communication

Office: (806) 651-2765

Email: hhuntington@wtamu.edu  

Internet memes, social/participatory media, information processing 

 

Randall J. Ray, M.S., associate lecturer of media 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

 

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

 

Kristian Gill, Ph.D., assistant professor of mathematics education

Office: (806) 651-2538

Email: kgill@wtamu.edu  

EC-12 mathematics content, student attitude and motivation, teaching mathematics conceptually, online mathematics success

 

Nathan Howell, assistant professor of environmental engineering

Office: (806) 651-2543 • Alternate: (832) 428-0241

Email: nhowell@wtamu.edu 

Pollution, environmental modeling, environmental regulation, fluid mechanics, water resources, hydrology, groundwater, wetlands, STEM education, drinking water, environmental remediation

 

Pamela Lockwood, Ph.D., professor of mathematics

Office: (806)651-2536

Email: plockwood@wtamu.edu  

Mathematical modelling of biological systems, mathematical statistics

 

Audrey Meador, assistant professor of mathematics

Office: (806) 651-2527 • Alternate: (806) 282-3310

Email: ameador@wtamu.edu  

General K-12 mathematics education, curriculum and instruction in math education, minorities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, technology in mathematics, special populations (minorities, special education, etc.) in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM)

 

Methods

Marisa Crisostomo, clinical assistant professor of decision management

Office: (806) 651-8477

Email: mcrisostomo@wtamu.edu  

 

Frank Goode, Ed.D., assistant professor of education

Office: (806) 651-3621 • Alternate phone: (806) 451-0708

Email: fgoode@wtamu.edu  

Infancy, early childhood, language and literacy development, cognitive development, special education, legal issues and methods, learning disabilities, dyslexia, autism

 

Pat Tyrer, professor of English

Office: (806) 651-2476 • Alternate: (806) 651-2455

Email: ptyrer@wtamu.edu  

Creative writing, poetry, prose, creative nonfiction, publishing

 

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

 

Robert Hansen, D.M.A., professor of music; director of the School of Music

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) 651-2776

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

 

Jeremy Lewis, assistant professor of tuba and euphonium

Office: (806) 651-2788

Email: jlewis@wtamu.edu  

Tuba, euphonium, practice

 

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

 

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  

Mass media industry, media production, music business

 

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

 

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

 

Negotiations

David Howe, assistant professor of management

Office: (806) 651-3689

Email: dhowe@wtamu.edu

 

Organizational Behavior

Rahul Chauhan, assistant professor of management

Office: (806) 651-4001

Email: rchauhan@wtamu.edu 

Recruitment, selection, training and development, motivation, performance appraisal, termination, charisma

 

Kristina D. Drumheller, Ph.D., associate professor of communication studies

Office: (806) 651-2816

Email: kdrumheller@wtamu.edu 

Organizational Communication

 

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

 

Physical Education, Recreation and Leisure

Michelle L. Bartlett, Ph.D., assistant professor of sports and exercise sciences

Office: (806) 651-2686 • Alternate: (304) 685-5683

Email: mbartlett@wtamu.edu  

Human behavior/mental aspects of and in sport, human behavior in exercise/physical activity, public health, wellness/wellness programming, sport psychology, mental performance, exercise psychology, stress management, sport in society, anger and aggression in sport, sexual abuse/assault in sport, athlete health and wellness 

 

Gene L. Farren, Ph.D., assistant professor 

Office: (806) 651-2376

Email: gfarren@wtamu.edu  

Multivariate statistics and structural equation modeling, research methodology, motor learning and development, physical activity and sedentary behavior

 

Vanessa Fiaud, Ph.D., Associate Professor; Biomechanics Laboratory Director; Graduate Program Coordinator

Office: (806) 651-2677

Email: vfiaud@wtamu.edu  

Specific sports skills analysis, biomechanics, sport performance, clinical movement analysis, balance issues, injury mechanisms, motor skills development, speed training, research methods, French language and culture

 

Brian M. Ingrassia, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History

Office: (806) 650-2470 • Alternate: (217) 390-6150

Email: bingrassia@wtamu.edu 

History of sport (especially stadiums, college football, and automotive racing); history of higher education; history of Progressive Era America (1870s-1920s)

 

Dr. Lorna Strong, M.S., A.T.C., L.A.T., assistant professor and head of sports and exercise sciences

Office: 806-651-2382

Email: lstrong@wtamu.edu  

Athletic training, sports injury, sports, cultural competence

 

Physics

David W. Craig, Ph.D., associate professor of physics

Office: (806) 651-5262 • Alternate: (806) 282-2283

Email: dcraig@wtamu.edu  

Radio astronomy, astronomy education, galaxies, instrumentation in astronomy/astrophysics, astrophysics, science education, physics, physics education, history of physics and astronomy, physics of daily phenomena

 


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

 

Tim Steffens, Ph.D., assistant professor and AgriLife Extension Specialist Rangeland Resource Management

Office: (806) 651-2781

Email: tsteffens@wtamu.edu  

Rangeland ecology and management, soil health, grazing management, grazing nutrition, pastures and arid to semiarid land ecology

 


Politics and Government

Laura N. Bell, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science

Office: (806) 651-2515

Email: lbell@wtamu.edu  

Terrorism, assassinations, Middle East & North Africa, political violence

 

Paul H. Clark, Ph.D., professor of history

Office: (806) 651-2425

Email: pclark@wtamu.edu  

China, Japan, Korea, education in East Asia, history of language, medieval Japan (samurai era), anything about East Asia or Asia in general

 

Darrell Lovell, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science

Office: (806) 651-2588

Email: dlovell@wtamu.edu

Education, higher education, politics and government, education policy and administration, higher education policy and administration, local and state public administration politics, housing policy

 

Justin Moeller, Ph.D., assistant professor of criminal justice and political science

Office: (806) 651-2432 

Email: jmoeller@wtamu.edu  

Constitutional law, constitutional history, constitutional development, Texas constitution, civil rights, civil liberties

 

John David Rausch Jr., Ph.D., professor of political science

Office: (806) 651-2423 • Alternate: (806) 681-9146

Email: jrausch@wtamu.edu  

State and local government, European politics, legislative studies, campaigns and elections, religion and politics, direct democracy, politics and history of East Central and Eastern Europe

 

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

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

 

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

 

Heidi E. Huntington, Ph.D., assistant professor of business communication

Office: (806) 651-2765

Email: hhuntington@wtamu.edu  

Internet memes, social/participatory media, information processing 

 

Randall J. Ray, M.S., associate lecturer of mass communication; director of broadcast engineering

Office: (806) 651-2807 • Home: (806) 655-3292

Email: rray@wtamu.edu  

Mass media industry, media production, music business

 

Pat Tyrer, professor of English

Office: (806) 651-2476 • Alternate: (806) 651-2455

Email: ptyrer@wtamu.edu  

Creative writing, poetry, prose, creative nonfiction, publishing

 

Psychology

Michelle L. Bartlett, Ph.D., assistant professor of sports and exercise sciences

Office: (806) 651-2686 • Alternate: (304) 685-5683

Email: mbartlett@wtamu.edu 

Human behavior/mental aspects of and in sport, human behavior in exercise/physical activity, public health, wellness/wellness programming, sport psychology, mental performance, exercise psychology, stress management, sport in society, anger and aggression in sport, sexual abuse/assault in sport, athlete health and wellness

 

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

 

Rahul Chauhan, assistant professor of management

Office: (806) 651-4001

Email: rchauhan@wtamu.edu  

Recruitment, selection, training and development, motivation, performance appraisal, termination, charisma

 

Marisa Crisostomo, clinical assistant professor of decision management

Office: (806) 651-8477

Email: mcrisostomo@wtamu.edu  

 

Ashley M. Pinkham, assistant professor of psychology

Office: (806) 651-2592

Email: apinkham@wtamu.edu  

Developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, language acquisition, educational psychology

 

Danney Rasco, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology

Office: (806) 651-2684

Email: drasco@wtamu.edu  

Marriage and family, psychology, statistics

 

Leslie Ramos Salazar, Ph.D., assistant professor of Business Communication and Decision Management

Office: (806) 651-2548

Email: lsalazar@wtamu.edu  

Human relationships, compassion and human emotion, cyberbullying

 

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

 

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

 

Kristina D. Drumheller, Ph.D., associate professor of communication studies

Office: (806) 651-2816

Email: kdrumheller@wtamu.edu  

Workplace emotions and spirituality, diversity

 

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., professor of political science

Office: (806) 651-2423 • Alternate: (806) 681-9146

Email: jrausch@wtamu.edu  

State and local government, European politics, legislative studies, campaigns and elections, religion and politics, direct democracy, politics and history of East Central and Eastern Europe

 

Science Education

Christopher S. Baird, assistant professor of physics

Office: (806) 651-4264

Email: cbaird@wtamu.edu  

Science education

 

David W. Craig, Ph.D., associate professor of physics

Office: (806) 651-5262 • Alternate: (806) 282-2283

Email: dcraig@wtamu.edu  

Radio astronomy, astronomy education, galaxies, instrumentation in astronomy/astrophysics, astrophysics, science education, physics, physics education, history of physics and astronomy, physics of daily phenomena

 

Nick Flynn, professor of biochemistry

Office: (806) 651-2542

Email: nflynn@wtamu.edu  

Food chemistry, HPLC analysis, nutritional biochemistry, brewery processes, analysis of brewing products, fermentation sciences

 

Naruki Hiranuma, Ph.D., assistant professor of environmental science

Office: (806) 651-3872 • Alternate: (806) 570-3836

Email: nhiranuma@wtamu.edu  

Climate change, global warming, weather, rain, aerosol, cloud, air quality

 

Raymond S. Matlack, Ph.D., professor of wildlife biology

Office: (806) 651-2583 • Alternate: (806) 336-1904

Email: rmatlack@wtamu.edu  

Bats, small mammals and carnivores, fire ecology, effects of prairie/forest fires on wildlife, local wildlife including reptiles and amphibians, wildlife management

 

Sociology/Social Work

Michelle L. Bartlett, Ph.D., assistant professor of sports and exercise sciences

Office: (806) 651-2686 • Alternate: (304) 685-5683

Email: mbartlett@wtamu.edu 

Human behavior/mental aspects of and in sport, human behavior in exercise/physical activity, public health, wellness/wellness programming, sport psychology, mental performance, exercise psychology, stress management, sport in society, anger and aggression in sport, sexual abuse/assault in sport, athlete health and wellness

 

Kristy Bartlett, LMSW, instructor of social work

Office: (806)651-2657 • Alternate: (806)584-9317

Email: kbartlett@wtamu.edu 

Sociology, social work, geriatric, medical social work

 

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

 

Alyson Morgan, LCSW, instructor of social work

Office: (806) 651-9498

Email: amorgan@wtamu.edu 

Sociology, social work, anxiety, depression, trauma in adolescents and children, child welfare

 

Areen Omary, Ph.D., assistant professor of social work

Office: (806) 651-2904 • Alternate: (573) 268-3630

Email: aomary@wtamu.edu 

Sociology, social work, substance abuse, serious mental illnesses including major depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, rural mental health, stigma, access to mental health in rural communities, online mental health intervention for depression and anxiety for rural communities

 

Henry Poduthase, Ph.D., assistant professor

Office: (806) 651-2628

Email: hpoduthase@wtamu.edu 

Adolescent-parent relationship, international social work

 

Keith Price, Ph.D., professor of criminal justice and sociology

Office: (806) 651-2418 • Alternate: (806) 341-1491

Email: kprice@wtamu.edu 

Prisons, Texas prisons, death penalty, capital punishment, criminology, corrections

 

Spanish Language

Timothy M. Foster, Ph.D., assistant professor of Spanish

Office: 806-651-2462 • Alternate: 641-295-5096

Email: tfoster@wtamu.edu 

Spain

 

Speech Communication

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, public speaking, audience analysis, fake news

 

Traci Fredman, M.S., CCC-SLP

Office: (806) 651-5104 • Alternate: (806) 626-9569

Email: tfredman@wtamu.edu  

Autism spectrum disorders, treatment for Parkinson's disease, speech-language therapy services for all ages, early child development, communication disorders, speech communications

 

Statistics

Rahul Chauhan, assistant professor of management

Office: (806) 651-4001

Email: rchauhan@wtamu.edu  

Recruitment, selection, training and development, motivation, performance appraisal, termination, charisma

 

Marisa Crisostomo, clinical assistant professor of decision management

Office: (806) 651-8477

Email: mcrisostomo@wtamu.edu  

 

Gene L. Farren, Ph.D., assistant professor 

Office: (806) 651-2376

Email: gfarren@wtamu.edu  

Multivariate statistics and structural equation modeling, research methodology, motor learning and development, physical activity and sedentary behavior

 

Nathan Howell, assistant professor of environmental engineering

Office: (806) 651-2543 • Alternate: (832) 428-0241

Email: nhowell@wtamu.edu  

Pollution, environmental modeling, environmental regulation, fluid mechanics, water resources, hydrology, groundwater, wetlands, STEM education, drinking water, environmental remediation

 

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

 

Henry Poduthase, Ph.D., assistant professor

Office: (806) 651-2628

Email: hpoduthase@wtamu.edu  

Adolescent-parent relationship, international social work

 

Danney Rasco, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology

Office: (806) 651-2684

Email: drasco@wtamu.edu  

Marriage and family, psychology, 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

 

David Howe, assistant professor of management

Office: (806) 651-3689

Email: dhowe@wtamu.edu  

 

Joanna P. Kimbell, J.D., clinical assistant professor of Business Law and Management 

Office: (806) 651-4026

Email: jkimbell@wtamu.edu  

Law and legal issues, strategic planning

 

Technology

Jeannie Bennett, Ph.D., assistant professor of English

Office: (806) 651-2467

Email: jbennett@wtamu.edu  

Technical communication, writing, health communication

 

Chance Haugen, director of Jack B. Kelley Student Center

Office: (806) 651-2394

Email: chaugen@wtamu.edu  

Technology, event management, live audio, visual productions

 

Vinu U. Unnikrishnan, Ph.D., assistant professor of civil engineering

Office: (806) 651-2507

Email: vunnikrishnan@wtamu.edu  

Technology, engineering, civil engineering, mechanics, nanocomposites, biomechanics, biomedical engineering, computational modeling and simulation

 

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

 

Robert E. DeOtte Jr., Ph.D., P.E., P.G., professor of civil and environmental engineering

Office: (806) 651-8780 • Alternate: (806) 223-8835

Email: rdeotte@wtamu.edu  

Agricultural disaster preparedness and biosecurity

 

Harry R. Hueston, Ph.D., professor of criminal justice

Office: (806) 651-2421 • Alternate: (806) 433-1804

Email: hhueston@wtamu.edu  

Social media, criminal justice agencies, active shooters, school violence, racial profiling, agro-terrorism, drones, dark web

 

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

 

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 and director of theatre

Office: (806) 651-2813

Email: rbrantley@wtamu.edu  

Acting, directing, theatre education and theatre history

 

Robert Hansen, D.M.A., professor of music; director of the School of Music

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., associate professor of theatre

Office: (806) 651-3254 • Cell: (330) 554-2742

Email: amedlock@wtamu.edu

costume design, costume construction, stage make-up, fabric modification

 

Writing

Jeannie Bennett, Ph.D., assistant professor of English

Office: (806) 651-2467

Email: jbennett@wtamu.edu  

Technical communication, writing, health communication

 

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

 

AJ McCormick, instructor of English, assistant director of Center for the Study of the American West

Office: (806) 651-2480 • Alternate: (806) 651-5238

Email: amccormick@wtamu.edu  

Rhetoric and composition

 

Randall J. Ray, M.S., associate lecturer of media communication; director of broadcast engineering

Office: (806) 651-2807 • Home: (806) 655-3292

Email: rray@wtamu.edu  

Feature writing

 

Regina Chanel Rodriguez, assistant professor

Office: (806) 651-2607 

Email: rcrodriguez@wtamu.edu  

Writing pedagogy, writing across content areas

 

Bonnie Roos, professor of English

Office: (806) 651-2465

Email: broos@wtamu.edu  

James Joyce, modernism, art history, 20th century art and literature, postcolonial literature, Irish literature and history, Irish famine literature, world literature, feminism, nationalism, epics, Djuna Barnes, U.S. abstract expressionism

 

Pat Tyrer, professor of English

Office: (806) 651-2476 • Alternate: (806) 651-2455

Email: ptyrer@wtamu.edu  

Creative writing, poetry, prose, creative nonfiction, publishing

 

Amy Von Lintel, associate professor of art history

Office: (806) 651-2794 • Alternate: (806) 316-4696

Email: avonlintel@wtamu.edu  

Art history, museum studies, visual culture and image studies, Georgia O'Keeffe, modern art, gender studies