Faculty Listing

Jeffrey Di Leo

Jeffrey R. Di Leo, Ph.D.
Dean of Arts and Sciences
Professor of English and Philosophy
Phone: (361) 570-4200

Casey Akins

Casey Akins
Lecturer, Criminal Justice
Phone: (361) 570-4854

Keith Akins

Keith Akins, Ph.D.
Director of Criminal Justice-Graduate Studies
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Phone: (361) 570-4274

Charles Alexander

Charles Alexander
Lecturer, Creative Writing
Phone: (361) 703-5147


Kevin Auer

Kevin Auer
Director of the Communication Design Program
Lecturer, Communication Design
Phone: (361) 570-4563

Andrew Baerg

Andrew Baerg, Ph.D.
Chair, Arts & Humanities Division
Professor of Communication
Phone: (361) 570-4201

Justin Bell

Justin Bell, Ph.D.
Director, UHV Honors Program
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Phone: (361) 570-4312

Wyatt Bond

Wyatt Bond
Lecturer, English
Phone: (361) 570-4204

Jeffrey Cass

Jeffrey Cass
Professor of English
President, Faculty Senate
Phone: (361) 570-4259

Armando Chavez Rivera

Armando Chavez-Rivera, Ph.D.
Director of Spanish Program
Associate Professor of Spanish
Phone: (361) 570-4383

Jingjing Cui

Jingjing Cui, Ph.D.
Lecturer, Chemistry
Phone: (361) 570-4276

Ali Dogan

Ali Dogan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Phone: (361) 570-4344

Hashimul Ehsan

Hashimul Ehsan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology
Phone: (361) 570-4289

Nicole Eugene

Nicole Eugene
Assistant Professor of Communication
Phone: (361) 570-4201

Fairlamb Bud

Horace Fairlamb, Ph.D.
Director of Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies Program
Professor of Humanities
Phone: (512) 667-4134

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Dagoberto Gilb
Executive Director, Centro Victoria
Professor of Latino Studies
Phone: (361) 570-4108

Craig Goodman

Craig Goodman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science
Phone: (361) 570-4224

Hongyu Guo

Hongyu Guo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Phone: (361) 570-4278

William Scott Harkey

William Harkey
Lecturer, English
Phone: (361) 570-4275

Rick Harrington

Rick Harrington, Ph.D.
Chair, Social and Behavioral Sciences Division
Professor of Psychology
Phone: (361) 570-4205

Paige Harris

Paige Harris
Director of the Forensic Psychology program
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Phone: (361) 570-4201

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Rob Hawkins, Ph.D.
Director of Criminal Justice-Undergraduate Studies
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Phone: (361) 655-7101

Elise Hendricker

Elise Hendricker, Ph.D.
Director of the School Psychology Program
Assistant Professor of School Psychology
Phone: (281) 396-3706

Jerry Hu

Junda Hu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Phone: (361) 570-4377

Saidat Ilo

Saidat Ilo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Phone: (361) 570-4217

JooYoung Jang

JooYoung Jang
Lecturer, Communication
Phone: (361) 570-4201

Gen Kaneko

Gen Kaneko
Assistant Professor of Biology
Phone: (361) 570-4251

Joe Locke

Joseph Locke, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
History Program Coordinator
Phone: (361) 570-4292

Donald Loffredo

Donald Loffredo, Ed.D.
Professor of Psychology
Phone: (361) 570-4209

Diana Lopez

Diana Lopez
Director of Undergraduate Creative Writing
Associate Professor of Creative Writing
Phone: (361) 570-4229

Anthony Madrid

Anthony Madrid
Director of MFA Program in Creative Writing
Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing
Phone: (361) 570-4307

Laura Mammina, Associate Professor of History

Laura Mammina, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
Phone: (361) 570-4316

Jesica McCue

Jesica McCue, Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Biology
Phone: (361) 570-4207

Amjad Nusayr

Amjad Nusayr, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Phone: (361) 570-4311

Tesneem Nusayr, Visiting Assistant Professor

Tesneem Nusayr, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor
Phone: (361) 570-4201

Jennifer Ortiz-Garza

Jennifer Ortiz-Garza
Lecturer, Psychology
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Psychology
Phone: (361) 570-4281

Jang Woo Park

Jang Woo Park, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Phone: (361) 570-4221

Karen Parsonson

Karen Parsonson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Phone: (361) 570-4191

Amina Patton

Amina Patton
Assistant Professor Communication Design
Phone: (361) 485-4564

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Catherine Perz, Ph.D.
Director of the Counseling Psychology Program and the Undergraduate Psychology Program
Associate Professor of Psychology
Associate Chair, Social & Behavioral Sciences Division
Phone: (361) 570-4223

Nadya Pittendrigh

Nadya Pittendrigh, Ph.D.
Director of Composition
Assistant Professor of English
Phone: (361) 570-4211

Saba Razvi

Saba Razvi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor English
Phone: (361) 570-4215

Maria Salome Chavarria

Maria Salome Chavarria Salgado
Lecturer, Spanish
Phone: (361) 570-4294

Jeffrey Sartain

Jeffrey Sartain, Ph.D.
Director of Professional Writing
Assistant Professor English
Phone: (361) 570-4254

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Kyle Schlesinger, Ph.D.
Co-Director of Graduate Publishing Program
Professor of Publishing
Phone: (361) 570-4103

Mai Abo Shakra

Mai Abo Shakra
Lecturer, Computer Science
Phone: (361) 570-4268

Jake Snyder

Jake Snyder
Lecturer, English
Phone: (361) 485-4566

Dmitri Sobolev

Dmitri Sobolev, Ph.D.
Director of Undergraduate Programs
Associate Professor of Biology
Associate Chair, Science, Technology & Mathematics Division
Phone: (361) 570-4218

Liane Tanguay

Liane Tanguay, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English
Phone: (361) 570-4269

Ricardo Teixeira

Ricardo Teixeira, Ph.D.
Director of Math Program
Director of Core Curriculum
Assistant Professor of Math

Phone: (361) 570-4206

Beverly Tomek

Beverly Tomek, Ph.D.
Associate Provost for University College
Associate Professor of History
Phone: (361) 570-4145

Sandy Venneman

Sandy Venneman, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology and Biology
Phone: (832) 396-3703

Shannon Viola, Assistant professor

Shannon Viola
Assistant Professor of School Psychology
Phone: (832) 396-3707

Woodrow Wagner

Woodrow Wagner
Lecturer, Communication
Phone: (361) 570-4565

Wan Yun

Yun Wan, Ph.D.
Chair of Science, Technology & Mathematics Division
Director of graduate Computer Information Systems & undergraduate BAAS programs
Professor of Computer Information Systems
Phone: (281) 396-3701

Mark Ward

Mark Ward, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Communication
Phone: (361) 570-4256

Daniel White

Daniel White, Ph.D.
Director of Graduate Biology Program
Assistant Professor of Biology
Phone: (361) 570-4190

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Farnaz Zand
Lecturer, Computer Science
Phone: (361) 570-4201

Sara Zedaker

Sara Zedaker
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Phone: (361) 570-4201

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Qi Zhu, Ph.D.
Director of Undergraduate Computer Science and Information Systems Programs
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Phone: (281) 396-3702