UHV Catalog 2007-2008

2007-2008 Faculty Roster

 

Vera A. Adamchik

Associate Professor of Economics
/Quantitative Methods

B.S., Gomel State University, Belarus;
M.S., Ph.D., Lehigh University.

Andrew Baerg

Assistant Professor of Communication
B.A., M.A., University of British Columbia.;
Ph.D., University of Iowa

Amy Barnhill

Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
B.A., University of Iowa; M.A., University of Missouri;
Ph.D., University of Missouri

Sanjiv Behl

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.S., Indian Institute of Technology;
M.S., Marquette University;
Ph.D., University of Houston.

Joseph Ben-Ur

Associate Professor of Marketing
B.A., M.B.A., Hebrew University of Jerusalem;
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.

Timothy B. Berkey

Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Miami University;
M.S., Ed.D., The University of Akron.

Willie M. Brooks, Jr.

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
B.S., Alabama State University;
M.S., Eastern Kentucky University.

Charles A. Bullock, Jr.

Associate Professor of Accounting
B.B.A., M.B.A., Sam Houston State University;
J.D., Texas Tech University;
L.L.M., University of Denver.

Paul Carlson

Professor of Education
B.A., Bethel College;
M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Massachusetts;
Ph.D., Ohio State University.

Li Chao

 Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
M.S., Electrical Power Institute, China;
M.S., Ph.D. (Applied Math),
Ph.D., (Statistics), University of Wyoming.

Chien-Ping Chen

Assistant Professor of Economics
B.A., National Taiwan University;
M.A., Ph.D. University of Houston.

Peggy A. Cloninger

Associate Professor of Management
B.E.E., M.S.E.E., Georgia Institute of Technology;
Ph.D., Georgia State University.

Meledath Damodaran

Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics
B.S., Kerala University, N.S.S. College;
M.Sc., Indian Institute of Technology;
M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University.

Estella De Los Santos

Associate Professor of Education
B.S., M.Ed., University of Houston-Victoria;
Ed.D., University of Houston.

Jeffrey R. Di Leo

Associate Professor of Humanities
/English and Philosophy
B.A., Rutgers University;
M.A. (Philosophy), M.A. (Comparative Literature);
Ph.D., Indiana University.

Jianjun Du

Associate Professor of International Business
/Accounting
B.E., Zhongnan University of Finance, Economics, and Laws, China; M.B.A., Renmin University of China;
M.A., Washington University at St. Louis;
Ph.D., St. Louis University.

Jay Dune

Assistant Professor of Nursing
A.S.N., B.S.N., University of the State of New York;
 M.S.N., University of Phoenix;
 D.T.S., Bethany Divinity College and Seminary;
Ph.D., Bethany Divinity College and Seminary.

Linda S. Dune

Assistant Professor of Nursing
BSN, University of the State of New York;
MS(N), Ph.D., Texas Woman's University.

Kyle Eischen

Visiting Assistant Professor of Business
/Economic Development
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz;
B.A., M.P.I.A., University of California, San Diego;
Ph.D., University of California.

Horace L. Fairlamb

Professor of Humanities/Interdisciplinary Studies
B.A., Princeton University; M.A., The Breadford School;
Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University.

Roy Lee Foley

Professor of Education
B.S., Illinois State University; M.A., Southern Illinois University;
M.B.A., Fordham University;
Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Lynn S. Freeman

Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
B.S., Tulane University; M.S., Prairie View A&M University;
Ed.D., University of Houston.

Donald D. Fry

Associate Professor of Education
B.S., M.Ed., Stephen F. Austin State University;
Ed.D., Texas A&M University-Commerce.

Jane Devick Fry

Associate Professor of Reading
B.A., Florida Atlantic University; M.Ed., Nova Southeastern University;
Ed.D., Florida International University.

Yong U. Glasure

Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., M.A., University of California-Santa Barbara;
Ph.D., Florida State University.

Xavier Garza-Gomez

Assistant Professor of Finance
M.S., Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores
de Monterrey, Monterrey;
M.B.A., Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores
de Monterrey, Languna;
Ph.D., Nagoya City University, Japan.

Richard J. Greeson

Visiting Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., M.Ed., Southwest Texas State University;
Ph.D., Washington State University.

Richard S. Gunasekera

Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., Baylor University;
 M.S. (Chemistry), University of Houston-Clear Lake;
M.S. (Biomedical Studies), Ph.D., Baylor University.

Rick Harrington

Professor of Psychology
B.A., University of Texas at Austin;
Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington.

Robert D. Hawkins

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
B.A., M.S., University of Louisville;
Ph.D., Sam Houston State University.

Linda A. Hayes

Assistant Professor of Business Administration/Marketing
B.S., Clarkson University; M.B.A. University of Houston;
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley.

James N. Holm, Jr.

Assistant Professor of Communication
and Nonprofit Leadership
B.A., College of Wooster; M.A., Kent State University;
Ph.D., The University of Michigan.

Nora Nelson Hutto

Professor of Education
B.S., New Mexico State University;
M.S., Ed.D., Texas Tech University.

Daniel P. Jaeckle

Professor of Humanities/English
B.A., Concordia Senior College;
M.A., State University College of New York at Paltz;
Ph.D., Purdue University.

Clarence W. Karr

Assistant Professor of Humanities/English
B.A., Hardin-Simmons University;
M.Ed., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary;
M.A., Texas A&M University at Kingsville;
Ph.D., Texas Tech University.

Carol L. Klages

Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., Texas Lutheran College;
M.Ed., University of Houston-Victoria;
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Kathryn Kohlhaas

Assistant Professor of Science Education
B.A., University of Texas at Austin;
M.A., Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Teresa A. Le Sage

Visiting Assistant Professor of
Science and Education
B.S., California State University - Long Beach;
M.S., Ed.D., Texas A&M University - Commerce.

Jun-Yeon Lee

Assistant Professor of Management
B.S., M.S., Korea Advanced Institute
of Science and Technology;
Ph.D., Purdue University.

Yong G. Lee

Assistant Professor of Accounting
B.A., Chonnam National University, Korea;
M.B.A., Texas Tech University;
Ph.D., Georgia State University.

Hsin-Hui Lin

Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
B.A., Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taiwan;
M.S., Utah State University;
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Donald A. Loffredo

Professor of Psychology
B.A., University of Rhode Island; M.A., Rhode Island College;
Ed.D., University of Houston.

June Lu

Associate Professor of Management
B.A., Zhejiang University, China;
M.E., Ed.D., University of Georgia.

Mary G. Mayorga

Assistant Professor of Education/Counseling
B.A., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi;
M.Ed., Texas Southern University;
Ph.D., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Melissa L. McConnell

Visiting Assistant Professor of Special Education
B.S., B.A., M.A., University of Wyoming.

Jeffrey Moe

Associate Professor of Education/Counseling
B.S., Ohio State University; M.A., University of Toledo;
Ph.D., University of Toledo.

Elizabeth Mulig

Associate Professor of Business/Accounting
B.A., Louisiana State University, Shreveport;
M.B.A., Louisiana Tech Barksdale;
M.P.A., D.B.A., Louisiana Tech Ruston.

Mary K. Natividad

Professor of Education/Counseling
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison;
M.S., Ed.D., Northern Illinois University.

C. Denise Neill

Assistant Professor of Nursing
ADN, Southern Arkansas University;
BSN, MSN, University of Central Arkansas.

Yixi Ning

Assistant Professor of Finance
B.E., M.S., Tsinghua University, China;
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Karleen Noake

Visiting Professor of Education
B.S., Texas A & M University, Kingsville;
M.S., Texas A & M University, Corpus Christi;
Ph.D., Baylor Univeristy.

Vivian H. Nowazek

Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Manitoba;
M.S.N., M.P.H.,Ph.D., Univeristy of Texas.

Barba L. Patton

Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S.Ed., M.Ed., University of Houston-Victoria;
Ed.D., Univeristy of Houston.

Catherine A. Perz

Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., California State University;
M.A., Ph.D., University of Houston.

Marie Stern Plemons

Professor of Education/Early Childhood
B.A., Texas Lutheran University;
M.Ed., University of Houston-Victoria;
 Ed.D., University of Houston.

Diane E. Prince

Professor of Education
B.S., M.A., Stephen F. Austin State University;
Ed.D., University of Houston.

Nagarajan Ramamoorthy

Associate Professor of Management
B.A., M.A., University of Madras, India;
M.B.A., Xavier Labor Relations Institute India;
Ph.D., University of Maryland.

Luh-Yu Ren

Associate Professor of Business Administration/Management
B.S., M.S., National Central University at Taiwan;
M.A., State University of New York at Buffalo;
Ph.D., Texas Tech University.

Dennis R. Riedesel

Associate Professor of Education
B.S., Southwest Texas State University;
M.Ed., University of Houston-Victoria;
Ed.D., University of Houston.

Ronald J. Salazar

Assistant Professor of Management
M.B.A., Southwest Texas State University;
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Vassudeo (Ron) Sardessai

Professor of Business Administration/Management
B.A., Bombay University, Bombay, India;
M.B.A., Ph.D., University of North Texas.

David R. Satava

Associate Professor of Business Administration/Accounting
B.B.A., M.B.A., San Francisco State University;
D.B.A.. Mississippi State University.

Cynthia D. Schnebly

Associate Professor of Humanities/English
B.A., Hendrix College; M.A., University of Tennessee;
Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

T.T. (Rajan) Selvarajan

Assistant Professor of Management
B.T., Institute of Technology, Varanasi, India;
M.A., Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Bombay, India;
Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Don N. Smith

Provost Emeritus
B.A., Berea College; M.A., Ohio University;
Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Harold L. Smith

Professor of Humanities/History
B.A., University of Northern Iowa;
M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Stephanie Thomas Solansky

Assistant Professor of Management
B.A., Texas Lutheran University;
Ph.D., University of Texas at San Antonio.

Siva G. Somasundaram

Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Madurai Kamaraj University.

John C. Stansell

Professor of Education
B.S., Texas College of Arts and Industries;
M.Ed., University of Houston;
 Ed.D., Indiana University.

Donna Stringer

Visiting Assistant Professor of Business/Management
B.B.A., M.A., Universtiy of Houston-Clear Lake;
M.A. University of Alabama;
Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington.

David F. Summers

Assistant Professor of Organizational
Behavior Management
B.S.E.E., Texas Tech University;
M.B.A., West Texas A&M University;
Ph.D., University of North Texas.

Ziad Swaidan

Assistant Professor of Marketing
B.Sc., M.E. Technical University;
M.P.A., West Texas A&M University;
Ph.D., University of Mississippi.

Delin Tan

Assistant Professor of Computer Sciences and Mathematics
B.S., Tongji University;
M.S. (Mathematics), Fudan University, China;
M.S., (Computer Science), University of Houston;
Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Beverly Tomek

Instructor in Humanities/History
B.A., University of Houston-Victoria;
M.A., Southwest Texas State Univeristy;
Ph.D., University of Houston.

Steve Trowbridge

Associate Professor of Education/Reading
B.S., M.Ed., University of Houston-Victoria;
Ed.D.,Texas A&M University.

Shainy Varghese

Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Tamil Nadu;
M.S.N., University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston.

Sandy S. Venneman

Associate Professor of Psychology and Biology
B.A., University of Missouri at Saint Louis;
M.S. (Research), Ph.D., Saint Louis University

James R. Walton

Assistant Professor of Marketing
B.A.B.A., Missouri Southern State College;
M.B.A., University of Central Arkansas;
Ph.D., Texas Tech University.

Yun Wan

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
/Information Systems
B.E., B.S., University of Science and Technology of China;
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago.

Jifu Wang

Assistant Professor of Management
B.A., Shanghai International Studies University, China;
M.B.A., Emporia State University; M.S.-HRMN;
Ph.D., Auburn University.

Andria Young

Associate Professor of Education
B.A., University of South Florida;
M.A., University of Texas at El Paso;
Ph.D., University of Houston.

Chun-Sheng Yu

Associate Professor of Management
B.A., Zhejiang University; M.B.A., Fudan University, China;
D.B.A., Mississippi State University.

Qi Zhu

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.E., Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China;
M.E., National University of Singapore, Singapore;
M.S., Ph.D., University of Central Florida.

 

 

Faculty Emeritus

Robert S. Brown

Professor Emeritus of Education
B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

John A. Cox

Professor Emeritus of Psychology
B.A., M.S., North Texas State University;
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

William O. Nesbitt

Professor Emeritus of Education
B.S., M.S., Ed.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Robert F. Zawadzki

Professor Emeritus of Education
B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh.


Part-Time Faculty: Resident Adjunct Lecturers

Resident adjunct lecturers are part-time faculty members who have established a regular association with UH-Victoria and who have been recommended by the school dean. The list does not include faculty members who hold full-time appointments at other institutions.
 

Timothy A. Delaney

Lecturer in Communication
B.A., Texas A&M University-Kingsville;
M.A., University of Houston-Victoria.

Carol Dippel

Lecturer in Curriculum and Instruction
B.S., M.Ed., University of Houston-Victoria.

Dwight Harris

Lecturer in Education
B.B.A., Southwest Texas State University;
M.Ed.,University of Houston-Victoria.

Suzanne Hart

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S., M.A., Sam Houston State University;
Ph.D., University of Houston.

Patty Janca

Lecturer in Curriculum and Instruction
B.S., M.Ed., University of Houston-Victoria.

Rachel Martinez

Lecturer in Curriculum and Instruction
B.A., University of Texas at San Antonio;
 M.Ed., Ed.D., Texas Tech University.

Judith N. McArthur

Lecturer in History
B.A., Kent State University;
M.L.S., Syracuse University;
M.A., University of Houston-Victoria;
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Mickey Pachta

Lecturer in Business Accounting
B.B.A., Abilene Christian University;
J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law.

Michael Seale

Lecturer in Business and Employment Law
B.S., University of North Texas;
J.D., Oklahoma City University School of Law.

Laura Weiser

Lecturer in Criminal Justice
B.A., Houston Baptist University;
J.D., University of Houston Law Center.

Barbara Whitaker

Lecturer in Curriculum and Instruction
B.A., M.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake;
M.Ed., University of Houston-Victoria.

 

 

Academic Department Chairs

Business Administration

Massoud Metghalchi

Accounting, Economics, Finance
and Quantitative Management.

Jifu Wang

Management and Marketing.

 

 

Education and Human Development

Barba L. Patton

Initial Certification Programs.

Andria Young

Graduate Programs.

 

 

Academic Program Coordinators

Meledath Damodaran Computer Science/Math
Horace L. Fairlamb Interdisciplinary Studies (M.A.I.S.)
Richard S. Gunasekera Biology
Rick Harrington Psychology
Robert D. Hawkins Criminal Justice
James N. Holm, Jr. Nonprofit Leadership and Communication
Dan Jaeckle Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences,
English, and English 3430
Harold L. Smith History

 

 

Academic Support Units

Student Academic Services

Chari Norgard,
Senior Director

B.S., M.A., University of Houston-Victoria.

 

Athletics Program

Ashley Walyuchow

Interim Athletics Director

Terry Puhl

Head Coach, Baseball

Keri Lambreth

Head Coach, Softball

 

 

Librarians

Joe F. Dahlstrom

Director of Libraries
B.Mus., M.L.S., University of Texas at Austin;
M.S., Texas A&I University;
Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Sheron K. Barnes

Special Collections Librarian
B.A., University of Houston-Victoria;
M.L.I.S., University of Texas Austin.

Gail Crockett

Head of Technical Services
B.A., University of Idaho;
M.L.S., University of Washington.

Gloria Espitia

Audiovisual Media Librarian (The Victoria College)
B.S., M.L.S., Texas Woman's University.

Karen S. Locher

Head of Public Services
B.A., University of Houston-Victoria;
 M.L.S., University of Texas at Austin.

Paula S. Packard

Web Services Librarian
B.A., Muhlenberg College;
M.L.S., University of Texas at Austin.

Marjorie A. Stewart

Serials Librarian (The Victoria College)
B.A., M.L.S., University of Texas at Austin.

David R. Ticen

Instruction/Reference Librarian
(The Victoria College)
B.A., M.A., M.L.S., University of Washington.

Marc Vezeau

Catalog Librarian
A.S., St. Louis University;
A.S., Tallahassee Community College;
B.S., St. Louis University,
M.L.I.S., Florida State University.

Lori Williamson

Distance Access Services Librarian
A.A., Victoria College;
B.A., University of Houston-Victoria;
M.L.I.S., University of Texas at Austin.