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College of Liberal and Fine Arts: Graduate Faculty

PROFESSORS EMERITI

Richard E. W. Adams, Ph.D., Harvard University
Mark E. Allen, B.A., St. Norbert College; M.A., Arizona State University; Ph.D., University of Illinois
Felix D. Almaraz, Jr., B.A., M.A., St. Mary’s University; Ph.D., University of New Mexico
James Broderick, B.A., St. Ambrose College; M.A., University of Iowa
Norma E. Cantú, B.S., M.S., Texas A&I University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska
Bruce C. Daniels, A.B., Syracuse University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Connecticut
Charles T. Field, B.A., Stanford University; M.F.A., University of Washington
Dwight F. Henderson, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
David R. Johnson, B.A., University of Illinois; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago
Frank Pino, Jr., B.A., M.A., Arizona State University; Ph.D., Northwestern University
Jacinto Quirarte, B.A., San Francisco State College; Ph.D., National University of Mexico
Maria Luisa Urdaneta, Ph.D., Southern Methodist University

ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS EMERITI

MaryEllen Garcia, B.A., Occidental College; M.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., Georgetown University
Eileen Lundy, B.A., College of St. Teresa; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
James C. Schneider, B.A., St. Lawrence University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Anthropology

PROFESSORS

Carolyn L. Ehardt, B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Daniel J. Gelo, B.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Rutgers University
Robert J. Hard, B.A., University of Arizona; M.A., Ph.D., University of New Mexico
Joanna E. Lambert, B.S., Northern Illinois University; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Jason R. Yaeger, A.B., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS

Sonia Alconini, B.A., Universidad Mayor de San Andres; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Thad Q. Bartlett, B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis
Michael L. Cepek, B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago
K. Jill Fleuriet, B.A., Harvard University; M.A., San Diego State University; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University
Jamon A. Halvaksz, II, B.A., University of Kentucky; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Jerry K. Jacka, B.A., University of Washington; M.A., University of Alaska at Fairbanks; Ph.D., University of Oregon
Laura J. Levi, B.A., Bryn Mawr College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

M. Kathryn Brown, B.A., Southwest Texas State University; M.A., Ph.D., Southern Methodist University

Department of Art and Art History

PROFESSORS

Ronald C. Binks, B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design: M.F.A., University of Utah
Gregory M. Elliott, B.F.A., M.A., Stephen F. Austin State University; M.F.A., Southern Methodist University
Ken D. Little, B.F.A., Texas Tech University; M.F.A., University of Utah
Constance A. Lowe, B.F.A., Southern Methodist University; M.F.A., Western Michigan University
Dennis M. Olsen, B.A., M.A., University of California, Los Angeles
Kent T. Rush, B.F.A., California College of Art and Crafts; M.A., University of New Mexico; M.F.A., University of Texas at Austin
Judith B. Sobré, B.A., New York University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS

Richard (Ricky) Armendariz, B.F.A., University of Texas at San Antonio; M.F.A., University at Colorado at Boulder
Ovidio C. Giberga, B.S., Florida State University; M.F.A., University of Florida
Julie Johnson, B.A., Northern Illinois University; M.A., University of Iowa; Ph.D., University of Chicago
Scott Sherer, B.A., Yale University; M.A., University of Kentucky; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

ASSISTANT PROFESSORS

Christine Blizard, B.F.A., Herron School of Art and Design - Indiana University; M.F.A., Georgia State University
Teresa Eckmann, B.A., University of Massachusetts; Ph.D., University of New Mexico
Mark McCoin, B.S.M., University of Colorado at Denver; M.F.A., University of Colorado at Boulder
Elizabeth (Libby) Rowe, B.F.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.F.A., Syracuse University
Juliet Wiersema, B.A., University of the Pacific; M.A., Institute of Fine Arts, New York University; Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Department of Communication

PROFESSOR

Ali Kanso El-Ghori, B.A., Lebanese University, Beirut; M.S., Ph.D., Ohio University

ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS

Karen L. Daas, B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.A., Minnesota State University, Mankato; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Sara DeTurk, B.A., University of Virginia; M.Ed., University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Ph.D., Arizona State University
Christopher Hajek, B.A., Loyola University Chicago; M.A., University of Hawaii; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Seok Kang, B.A., Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea; M.A., Sogang University, Seoul, Korea; M.A., Illinois State University; Ph.D., University of Georgia
Kimberly Kline, B.S., Kennesaw State College; M.O.C., Georgia State University, Atlanta; Ph.D., University of Georgia
H. Paul LeBlanc, III, B.A., St. Mary’s University; M.A., Louisiana State University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Steven R. Levitt, B.A., Montana State University; M.A., West Virginia University; Ph.D., Ohio State University
Viviana C. Rojas, B.A., M.A., Universidad de Chile; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Juyan Zhang, B.L., Renmin University of China; M.L., Beijing University; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia

ASSISTANT PROFESSORS

Renee Cowan, B.S., University of Texas at Austin; M.A., Texas State University-San Marcos; Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Charles (Chad) Mahood, B.A., M.A., The Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Department of English

PROFESSORS

Bernadette D. Andrea, B.A., University of Calgary; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University
Wendy B. Barker, B.A., M.A., Arizona State University; Ph.D., University of California, Davis
Bridget A. Drinka, B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; M.S., Georgetown University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Steven G. Kellman, B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Sonja L. Lanehart , B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan
Bonnie K. Lyons, B.A., Newcomb College; M.A., Ph.D., Tulane University
Joycelyn K. Moody, B.A., Spring Hill College; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ph.D., University of Kansas
Jeanne C. Reesman, B.A., Centenary College of Louisiana; M.A., Baylor University; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Sonia Saldivar-Hull, B.A., University of Houston; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Linda T. Woodson, B.S., Ph.D., Texas Christian University

ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS

Mark Bayer, B.A., Queen’s University; M.A., McGill University; Ph.D., Ohio State University
Sue Hum, B.A., Park College; Ph.D., Texas Christian University
Catherine Kasper, B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; M.A., University of Illinois at Chicago; Ph.D., University of Denver
Ben Olguin, B.A., University of Houston; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University
David Ray Vance, B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.A., University of Illinois at Chicago; Ph.D., University of Houston

ASSISTANT PROFESSORS

Kinitra Brooks, B.A., Xavier University of Louisiana; M.P.H., Tulane University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Crystal Colombini, B.A., University of Oregon; M.A., Ph.D., University of Nevada, Reno
Annette Portillo, B.A., University of California, San Diego; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

Department of History

PROFESSORS

Steven R. Boyd, B.A., Claremont Men’s College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Brian L. Davies, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago
John F. Reynolds, B.A., M.A., Michigan State University; Ph.D., Rutgers University

ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS

Antonio Calabria, A.B., Brown University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Kirsten Gardner, B.A., Georgetown University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
Rhonda Gonzales, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Gabriela Gonzalez, B.A., M.A., University of Texas at San Antonio; Ph.D., Stanford University
Kolleen M. Guy, B.A., North Central College; M.A., Northern Illinois University; Ph.D., Indiana University
Anne E. Hardgrove, B.A., Carleton College; Ph.D., University of Michigan
Patrick J. Kelly, B.A., University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., New York University
Gregg Michel, B.A., University of Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia
Wing Chung Ng, B.A., M.Phil., University of Hong Kong; Ph.D., University of British Columbia
Catherine Nolan-Ferrell, A.B., Cornell University; M.A., Tulane University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

ASSISTANT PROFESSORS

Jerry B. Gonzalez, III, B.A., California State University, Fullerton; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California
LaGuana K. Gray, B.A., University of Houston; M.A., Louisiana Tech University; Ph.D., University of Houston

Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

PROFESSORS

Santiago Daydí-Tolson, Licenciado en Filosofía y Educación, Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile; Ph.D., University of Kansas
Jack Himelblau, A.B., M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Michigan
Francisco Marcos-Marin, M.A., Licenciado en Filosofia y Letras Universidad Complutense, Madrid; Doctor en Filosofia y Letras Universidad Complutense, Madrid
Christopher J. Wickham, B.A., M.Phil., University of Reading, England; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS

Nancy J. Membrez, B.A., College of Wooster; M.A., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
R. Marita Nummikoski, B.A., M.A., Helsinki University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Malgorzata Oleszkiewicz-Peralba, B.A., M.A., Queens College; Ph.D., New York University

Department of Music

PROFESSORS

James Balentine, B.A., M.M., University of South Carolina; D.M.A., University of Texas at Austin
R.J. David Frego, B.M., Brandon University; M.M., Ph.D., Florida State University
Linda A. Poetschke, B.M., University of North Texas; M.M., University of Texas at Austin
John J. Silantien, B.M.E., Hartt College of Music; M.M., Catholic University of America; D.M.A., University of Illinois

ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS

Diana Allan, B.M., B.M.E., Pittsburg State University; M.A., Stephen F. Austin State University; D.M.A., University of Michigan
Stacey Davis, B.A., Arizona State University; M.M., Ph.D., Northwestern University
Susan Dill, B.M., Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; M.M., Ph.D., University of North Texas
Eugene Dowdy, B.M., University of Texas at Austin; M.M., University of Texas at San Antonio; D.M.A., University of Iowa
Kasandra Keeling, B.M., M.M., University of Houston; D.M.A., University of Colorado at Boulder
Rita A. Linard, B.S., University of Illinois; M.M., Northern Illinois University; D.M.A., University of Texas at Austin
Gary L. Mabry, B.M.Ed., Abilene Christian University; M.M., Hardin-Simmons University; D.M.A., University of Colorado
William McCrary, B.M., University of Montana, Missoula; M.M., San Francisco State University; D.A., University of Northern Colorado
John Nix, B.M., University of Georgia; M.M.E., Florida State University; M.M., University of Colorado at Boulder
J. Drew Stephen, B.M.E., University of Western Ontario; M.M., M.A., Ph.D., University of Toronto

ASSISTANT PROFESSORS

Mark Brill, B.A., Oberlin College; J.D., Loyola University School of Law; M.A., Tulane University; Ph.D., University of California, Davis
Courtney Crappell, B.M., Louisiana State University and A&M College, Baton Rouge; M.M., D.M.A., University of Oklahoma
Matthew Dunne, B.M., State University of New York at Potsdam; M.M., Florida State University; D.M.A., University of Texas at Austin
L. Christine Linial, B.M., Indiana University; M.A., San Jose State University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Donald Miller, B.A., Southwestern Oklahoma State University; M.M., Wichita State University; D.M.A., University of Iowa
J. Si Millican, B.M., M.M.E., University of North Texas; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Susan Olson, B.M., Capital University Conservatory of Music; M.A., D.M.A., Ohio State University
Kristen Pellegrino, B.M., University of Rochester Eastman School of Music; M.M., Ph.D., University of Michigan
Ethan Wickman, B.M., Brigham Young University; M.M., Boston University; D.M.A., University of Cincinnati

Department of Philosophy and Classics

PROFESSORS

Michael J. Almeida, B.A., Bridgewater State University; Ph.D., Ohio State University
Xunwu Chen, B.A., Zhongshan (Sun Yatsen) University; M.A., International Academy of Philosophy; Ph.D., Fordham University

ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS

Jill Hernandez, B.A., Taylor University; M.A., Texas A&M University; Ph.D., University of Memphis
Alistair Welchman, B.A., Oxford University; M.A., University of Warwick; M.Sc., University of Sussex; Ph.D., University of Warwick

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Joshua Thurow, B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Department of Political Science and Geography

PROFESSORS

Thomas J. Bellows, B.A., Augustana College; M.A., University of Florida; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University
James D. Calder, B.A., University of Maryland; M.S., California State University; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School
Francisco Durand, B.A., M.A., Catholic University of Peru; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Mansour O. El-Kikhia, B.A., American University of Beirut; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Richard C. Jones, B.S., Austin Peay State University; M.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., Ohio State University
John M. Morris, Jr., B.A., M.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS

Stephen Amberg, B.A., Tufts University; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Miguel D. DeOliver, B.A., University of Illinois; M.S., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Daniel A. Engster, B.A., Colorado College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago
Melvin C. Laracey, B.A., University of Notre Dame; J.D., University of Michigan Law School; M.P.A., Harvard University; Ph.D., University of Michigan
Sharon A. Navarro, B.A., M.A., University of Texas at El Paso; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
David W. Romero, B.A., University of Texas at San Antonio; M.A., Ph.D., University of Houston
Boyka M. Stefanova, Diploma, Doctorate, University of National and World Economy, Bulgaria; M.A., Ph.D., University of Delaware

ASSISTANT PROFESSORS

Nazgol Bagheri, B.A., B.S., M.A., National University of Iran (Shahid Beheshti); Ph.D., University of Missouri, Kansas City
Matthew Brogdon, B.A., M.A., University of West Florida; Ph.D., Baylor University
Bryan Gervais, B.A., University of Massachusetts-Amherst; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park
Vaidya Gundlupet-Venkataramu, B.A., Bangalore University; M.A., M.Phil., Jawaharlal Nehru University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago, Illinois
Matthias Hofferberth, B.A., Westfalischen Wilhelms, Universitat, Munster; M.A., Ph.D., Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main
Ritu Mathur, B.A., University of Kolkata; M.A., Jawaharlal Nehru University; Ph.D., York University
Melanie Stine, B.A., Sweet Briar College; M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Ph.D., Texas State University
Walter C. Wilson, B.A., Augustana College; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Department of Psychology

PROFESSORS

Raymond R. Baird, A.B., Eastern New Mexico University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington
Thomas R. Coyle, B.A., M.A., Florida Atlantic University; Ph.D., University of Florida
Ann R. Eisenberg, B.A., M.A., Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Ephrem P. Fernandez, B.A., University of Western Australia; M.A., Miami University; Ph.D., Ohio State University
Dorothy A. Flannagan, B.A., University of South Carolina; M.A., University of Richmond; Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Raymond T. Garza, B.A., M.A., Texas A&M University-Kingsville; Ph.D., Purdue University
R. Reed Hunt, B.A., College of William and Mary; M.A., Wake Forest University; Ph.D., University of New Mexico
Augustine Osman, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., West Virginia University

ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS

Michael Baumann, B.A., Northwestern University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois
Daniel J. Beal, B.A., Florida State University; M.S., Ph.D., Tulane University
James R. Dykes, B.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Robert W. Fuhrman, B.A., St. Louis University; A.M., Ph.D., University of Illinois
Stella D. Lopez, B.A., Southern Methodist University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington
Deborah L. Mangold, B.S., Johns Hopkins University; M.A., Loyola College in Maryland; Ph.D., Howard University
Mary E. McNaughton-Cassill, B.A., M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego/San Diego State University
David R. Pillow, B.A., University of Texas at Arlington; M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University
Michael P. Ryan, B.A., Pomona College; Ph.D., Stanford University
Rebekah E. Smith, B.S., Tulane University; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Rebecca Weston, B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Texas
Tina Zawacki, B.S., Grand Valley State University; M.A., Ph.D., Wayne State University

ASSISTANT PROFESSORS

Michelle Little, B.A., Yale University; M.A., University of Delaware; Ph.D., Temple University
Paul Romanowich, B.S., University of Florida; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Department of Sociology

PROFESSORS

John P. Bartkowski, B.S., St. Mary’s University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Christopher G. Ellison, A.B., Religion, Duke University,1982, Ph.D., Sociology, Duke University, 1991
Jeffrey A. Halley, B.A., Hobart and William Smith Colleges; M.A., New School for Social Research; Ph.D., City University of New York
Richard Lewis, B.S., Texas Tech University; M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Raquel Marquez, B.S., Southwest Texas State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Harriett D. Romo, B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Xiaohe Xu, B.A., Sichuan University, PRC; M.A., Michigan State University; Ph.D., University of Michigan

ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS

Gabriel A. Acevedo, B.A., University of Saint Thomas; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University
Melinda L. Denton, B.A., Seattle Pacific University; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Michael V. Miller, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Thankam S. Sunil, B.S., M.S., University of Kerala; M.P.S., M.Phil., Ph.D., International Institute for Population Sciences, India; M.P.H., University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth; Ph.D., University of North Texas

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Aida Isela Ramos-Wada, B.S., Texas A&M University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas Austin

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