All Departments
Dean
Lynne Cossman, Ph.D.

Dean


210-458-6530
Lynne Cossman, Ph.D.
Title

Dean

Phone Number
210-458-6530
Email

Room

MNT 4.470C

Department

Chair
Amy Chanmugam, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Department Chair


210.458.3003
Amy Chanmugam, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Professor & Department Chair

Phone Number
210.458.3003
Email

Room

FS 4.544

Department

Social Work

Research Interests
  • Intimate partner violence, especially child/adolescent exposure
  • Family interventions & support services, especially shelter-based
  • Family systems & psychological trauma
  • Child abuse & neglect
  • Parent-child relationships
  • Adoption & foster care
  • School social work & school-based interventions
  • Qualitative methods
Education
  • Ph.D., Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin, 2009
  • M.S., Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin, 1996
  • B.A., Psychology and German Literature, Vassar College, 1990
Richard Hartley, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Chair


210.458.2759
Richard Hartley, Ph.D.
Title

Professor and Department Chair

Phone Number
210.458.2759
Email

Room

DB 4.202

Department

Criminology & Criminal Justice

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R. Hartley CV
Research Interests
  • Decision-making practices for criminal court outcomes
  • Correlates of prosecutorial and judicial decision making
  • Race/ethnicity and criminal justice
  • Process and outcome evaluations
Education
  • Ph.D., Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2005
  • M.S., Criminal Justice, Minot State University, 2000
  • B.S., Criminal Justice, Minot State University, 1997
Sandra Morissette, Ph.D.

Professor & Interim Department Chair


210.458.8742
Sandra Morissette, Ph.D.
Title

Professor & Interim Department Chair

Phone Number
210.458.8742
Email

Room

MH 4.01.23L

Department

Psychology

Research Interests
  • Military Health
  • Post-deployment Functional Recovery
  • Trauma, Anxiety and Addictive Behaviors
  • Smoking Cessation
Education
  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, 2001, Boston University (APA approved)
  • M.A. in Clinical Psychology, 1997, Boston University
  • B.A. in Psychology, 1993, University of Vermont
Sara B. Oswalt, Ph.D.

Professor & Interim Department Chair


Sara B. Oswalt, Ph.D.
Title

Professor & Interim Department Chair

Email

Room

MB 3.412

Department

Public Health

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CV
Research Interests
  • Assessment and evaluation relevant to college health with special interest in sexual and reproductive health
  • GLBTQ+ issues and mental health
Education
  • Ph.D., Health Promotion and Behavior, University of Georgia, 2003
  • M.P.H., Public Health Education, Indiana University Bloomington, 1995
  • B.S., General and Life Science, The Pennsylvania State University, 1993
Francine Romero, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Department Chair


210.458.2501
Francine Romero, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Professor & Department Chair

Phone Number
210.458.2501
Email

Room

DB 4.232

Department

Public Administration

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F. Romero CV
Research Interests
  • Institutional determinants of public policy
  • Local land use policies (open space protection, zoning, annexation)
  • Federal and state civil rights policies of the twentieth century (courts and legislatures)
  • Policies of the Progressive Era (voting reforms and immigration restrictions)
Education
  • Ph.D., Political Science, University of California, Riverside, 1995
  • M.A., Political Science, University of California, Riverside, 1993
  • B.A., Political Science, California State University, San Bernardino, 1989
Johnelle Sparks, Ph.D.

Professor & Department Chair


210.458.3141
Johnelle Sparks, Ph.D.
Title

Professor & Department Chair

Phone Number
210.458.3141
Email

Room

MNT 2.270D

Department

Demography

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J. Sparks CV
Research Interests
  • Health disparities
  • Maternal and child health
  • Biomarkers and premature aging
  • Segregation and health
  • Breastfeeding and duration and initiation
  • Spatial inequality
  • Latinos in higher education
Education
  • Ph.D., Rural Sociology and Demography, The Pennsylvania State University, 2006
  • M.A., Sociology, University of Arkansas, 2003
  • M.A., Social Policy, University of Sydney, Australia, 2003
  • B.A., Sociology and Criminal Justice, University of Arkansas, 2001
Xiaohe Xu, Ph.D.

Professor & Department Chair


210.458.4570
Xiaohe Xu, Ph.D.
Title

Professor & Department Chair

Phone Number
210.458.4570
Email

Room

MS 4.02.22

Department

Sociology

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Xiaohe Xu CV
Research Interests
  • Sociology of marriage and the family
  • Comparative family studies
  • Social change
  • Adolescent and child development
  • Religion and family life
  • Advanced statistical methods
  • Statistical research design
Education
  • Ph.D., Sociology, The University of Michigan, 1994
  • M.A., Sociology, Michigan State University, 1985
  • B.A., Philosophy, Sichuan University, 1982
Wan Yao, Ph.D.

Professor & Interim Department Chair


210.458.5792
Wan Yao, Ph.D.
Title

Professor & Interim Department Chair

Phone Number
210.458.5792
Email

Room

MB 1.208

Department

Kinesiology

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CV
Research Interests
  • The effect of feedback and practice conditions on the acquisition of motor skills
  • Neuromechanisms underlying muscle contractions and cross-education of motor skills
Education
  • Ph.D., Motor Learning and Control, Auburn University, 1996
  • M.S., Kinesiology, Beijing Sport University, China, 1987
  • B.S., Kinesiology, Beijing Sport University, China, 1982
Faculty
Eileen Achorn, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer & Internship Coordinator


210.458.8546
Eileen Achorn, Ph.D.
Title

Senior Lecturer & Internship Coordinator

Phone Number
210.458.8546
Email

Room

MH 4.04.40

Department

Psychology

Education
  • Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, University of Texas at Austin
  • B.A. in Psychology, University of Texas at Austin
Jennifer Alexander, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


210.458.2532
Jennifer Alexander, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Professor

Phone Number
210.458.2532
Email

Room

DB 4.204

Department

Public Administration & Policy

Research Interests
  • Public administration theory
  • Administrative responsibility and discretion
  • The political role of nonprofits (citizenship, advocacy, policy implementation)
  • Public budgeting
  • Ethics, social equity and race
Education
  • Ph.D., Public Administration and Policy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1993.
  • M.S., Geography, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1985
  • B.S., Foreign Service, History and Diplomacy of Developing Nations, Georgetown University, Washington, 1978
Gina Amatangelo

Lecturer II, Internship Coordinator & Undergraduate Advisor of Record


210.458.2617
Gina Amatangelo
Title

Lecturer II, Internship Coordinator & Undergraduate Advisor of Record

Phone Number
210.458.2617
Email

Room

DB 4.339

Department

Public Administration & Policy

Education
  • Master of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin
  • B.A. in Communications, Pennsylvania State University
Megan Augustyn, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor & Graduate Advisor of Record


210.458.2976
Megan Augustyn, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor & Graduate Advisor of Record

Phone Number
210.458.2976
Email

Room

DB 4.220

Department

Criminology & Criminal Justice

Research Interests
  • Causes and consequences of crime and victimizations over the life course
  • Legal attitudes and legal socialization
  • Help-seeking behaviors
  • Intimate and family violence
  • Gender and crime
Education
  • Ph.D. Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Maryland, College Park, 2013
  • M.A. Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Maryland, College Park, 2009
  • B.A. Sociology and Spanish (Cum Laude), University of Notre Dame, 2006
Aleta Baldwin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


Aleta Baldwin, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor

Email

Room

Department

Public Health

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CV
Research Interests
  • Sexual and reproductive health
  • Sexuality and gender-related health disparities
  • Clinician-patient interactions
  • Health care access, use and experience
Education
  • Ph.D.,Health Behavior, Indiana University Bloomington, 2015
  • MPH. Behavioral, Social and Community Health, Indiana University Bloomington, 2015
  • M.A., Gender Studies, 2010
  • B.A., Women's Studies, 2006
John P. Bartkowski, Ph.D.

Professor


210.508.2560
John P. Bartkowski, Ph.D.
Title

Professor

Phone Number
210.508.2560
Email

Room

MS 4.02.38

Department

Sociology

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Research Interests
  • Culture
  • Family
  • Gender
  • Program Evaluation
  • Qualitative Methodology
  • Religion
  • Social Inequality
  • Social Welfare
  • Social Policy
Education
  • Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin
  • M.A., The University of Texas at Austin
  • B.A., St. Mary's University, San Antonio
Michael Baumann, Ph.D.

Professor & Graduate Advisor of Record for PHD-PSY


210.458.5720
Michael Baumann, Ph.D.
Title

Professor & Graduate Advisor of Record for PHD-PSY

Phone Number
210.458.5720
Email

Room

MH 4.02.80

Department

Psychology

Research Interests
  • Group Decision Making
  • Affect in the Workplace
  • Perceiving & Leveraging Expertise
  • Affect in Decision Making
Education
  • Ph.D. in Social/Organizational Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • B.A., Northwestern University
Cashen M. Boccio, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


210.458.2618
Cashen M. Boccio, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor

Phone Number
210.458.2618
Email

Room

DB 4.216

Department

Criminology & Criminal Justice

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C. Boccio CV
Research Interests
  • Trait-based theories of crime
  • Self-control
  • Psychopathy
  • Life-course criminology
  • Criminological theory
Education
  • Ph.D., Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, 2018
  • M.S., Criminology, California State University, Fresno, 2012
  • B.S., Biology, University of Washington, 2009
  • B.A., Sociology, University of Washington, 2009
Chris Booker, M.S.

Lecturer I & Internship Coordinator


210.458.2624
Chris Booker, M.S.
Title

Lecturer I & Internship Coordinator

Phone Number
210.458.2624
Email

Room

DB 4.112C

Department

Criminology & Criminal Justice

James H. Bray, Ph.D.

Professor


210.458.7352
James H. Bray, Ph.D.
Title

Professor

Phone Number
210.458.7352
Email

Room

MH 4.04.54

Department

Psychology

Research Interests
  • Family Psychology & Health
  • Adolescent Substance Use
  • Primary Care Psychology
Education
  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, 1980, University of Houston
  • M.A., Clinical Psychology, 1978, University of Houston
  • B.S., Psychology, 1976, University of Houston
Brenya Buchalski, J.D.

Lecturer I


Brenya Buchalski, J.D.
Title

Lecturer I

Email

Room

MH 4.02.18

Department

Psychology

Education
  • J.D. , Law, University of Maryland School of Law
  • M.A., Mental Health (Community Counseling), St. Mary's University
  • B.A., Political Science, Johns Hopkins University
Favor Campbell, M.S.

Lecturer I


210.458.2530
Favor Campbell, M.S.
Title

Lecturer I

Phone Number
210.458.2530
Email

Room

MS 3.02.42

Department

Sociology

Research Interests
  • Race/Ethnicity
  • Gender
  • Health/Sport
  • Family Marriage
Education
  • B.A., Communications, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • M.S., Sociology, University of Texas at San Antonio
Manuel Cano, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


210.458.3005
Manuel Cano, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor

Phone Number
210.458.3005
Email

Room

FS 4.416

Department

Social Work

Research Interests
  • Epidemiology of substance use disorders in Hispanic Americans
  • Alcohol and drug use-related problems affecting U.S. Hispanics
  • Acculturation and contextual factors implicated in Hispanic health
Education
  • Ph.D., School of Social Work, Boston College, 2019
  • M.S.W., School of Social Work, Arizona State University, 2007
  • B.A., Business Administration, Tecnológico de Monterrey, 2003
Tamara Casso, M.S.

Lecturer I


210.458.8193
Tamara Casso, M.S.
Title

Lecturer I

Phone Number
210.458.8193
Email

Room

MS 4.03.40

Department

Sociology

Research Interests
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • PhotoEthnography
  • Visual Studies
  • Mexican American Communities
  • Border Studies
  • Latinas/Chicanas in the U.S.
  • Identity Construction
  • Food and Culture
Education
  • M.S., Sociology, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • B.A., Sociology, Texas A&M International University
Kelly Cheever, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


Kelly Cheever, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor

Email

Room

3.404 Main Building

Department

Kinesiology

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CV
Research Interests
  • Long-term health outcomes associated with contact sport participation
Education
  • Ph.D., Temple University, 2018
  • M.S., Athletic Training Emphasis, 2014
  • B.S., Athletic Training, 2012
Candace Christensen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


210.458.2918
Candace Christensen, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Professor

Phone Number
210.458.2918
Email

Room

FS 4.404

Department

Social Work

Research Interests
  • Using feminist methodology and arts-based research (theatre and photovoice) methods as both a tool for inquiry and intervention for preventing GBV (gender-based violence) among college students, within families and through media
  • Disseminate research results that inform GBV prevention policy
  • Intervention practices and feminist, arts-based research methods
Education
  • Ph.D., Social Work, University of Utah, 2012
  • Master of Social Work, University of Utah, 2008
  • B.A., Theatre Studies and Literature, University of Texas at Dallas, 1997
Eunhee Chung

Assistant Professor


210.458.6723
Eunhee Chung
Title

Assistant Professor

Phone Number
210.458.6723
Email

Room

Department

Kinesiology

Jim Clark

Lecturer III


210.458.5850
Jim Clark
Title

Lecturer III

Phone Number
210.458.5850
Email

Room

MB 3.414

Department

Public Health

Alberto Cordova, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Associate Dean for Undergraduate Student Success


Alberto Cordova, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Professor & Associate Dean for Undergraduate Student Success

Email

Room

MB 3.422

Department

Kinesiology

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CV
Research Interests
  • Cognitive level of action processing in children
Education
  • Ph.D., Motor Neuroscience, Texas A&M University, 2008
  • M.S., Kinesiology: Motor Neuroscience, Texas A&M University, 2005
  • B.S., Exercise and Sports Studies, Tarleton State University, 2002.
Thomas Coyle, Ph.D.

Professor


210.458.7407
Thomas Coyle, Ph.D.
Title

Professor

Phone Number
210.458.7407
Email

Room

MH 4.04.40

Department

Psychology

Research Interests
  • Mental Ability, Intelligence, & IQ
  • Brain Aging & Cerebral Health Markers
  • Academic Aptitude Test (SAT and ACT)
Education
  • Ph.D. in Psychology, University of Florida
  • M.A., Psychology, Florida Atlantic University
  • B.A., Psychology, Florida Atlantic University
Colton Daniels, M.S.

Lecturer I


Colton Daniels, M.S.
Title

Lecturer I

Email

Room

MS 4.03.20

Department

Sociology

Research Interests
  • Criminology
  • Deviance
  • Health Behaviors
Education
  • Ph.D., Applied Demography (In Process)
  • M.S., Sociology, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • B.A., Sociology, University of Texas at San Antonio
Michael Dean

Senior Lecturer


210.458.5407
Michael Dean
Title

Senior Lecturer

Phone Number
210.458.5407
Email

Room

Department

Kinesiology

Tansu Demir, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


210.458.2690
Tansu Demir, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Professor

Phone Number
210.458.2690
Email

Room

DB 4.238

Department

Public Administration & Policy

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T. Demir CV
Research Interests
  • Politics-administration relationship
  • City managers and administrative power
  • Accountability in local government
  • Public policy process (implementation)
  • Professionalism in public service
  • Public administration theory
  • Structural equation modeling methodology
Education
  • Ph.D., Public Administration Theory, Florida Atlantic University, 2005
  • M.A., Public Administration, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, 2001
  • B.S., Public Administration, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, 1998
Melinda Denton, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


210.458.8250
Melinda Denton, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Professor

Phone Number
210.458.8250
Email

Room

MS 4.02.30

Department

Sociology

Research Interests
  • Family
  • Adolescence and Youth
  • Religion and Culture
Education
  • Ph.D., Sociology, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
  • M.A., Sociology, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
  • B.A., Sociology and Communication, Seattle Pacific University
Margaret Dicocco, M.S.

Lecturer II


Margaret Dicocco, M.S.
Title

Lecturer II

Email

Room

MH 4.02.26

Department

Psychology

Education
  • Ph.D., Applied Psychology (A.B.D.), Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  • M.S. , Psychology, The University of Texas at San Antonio (1998)
  • B.A., Psychology, The University of Texas at San Antonio (1995)
Terri L. Earnest, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer


Terri L. Earnest, Ph.D.
Title

Senior Lecturer

Email

Room

MS 4.03.28

Department

Sociology

Research Interests
  • Criminology
  • Violence
  • Deviance
Education
  • Ph.D., Sociology, Mississippi State University
  • M.S., Sociology, Mississippi State University
  • B.B.A., Marketing, Mississippi State University
Maria Veronica Elias, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


210.458.2537
Maria Veronica Elias, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor

Phone Number
210.458.2537
Email

Room

DB 4.236

Department

Public Administration & Policy

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M. Elias CV
Research Interests
  • Public administration theory and epistemology
  • Public organization theory
  • Community organizing and civic engagement
Education
  • Ph.D., Urban Studies and Public Affairs, The University of Akron, 2008
  • M.A., Geography and Urban Planning. The University of Akron, 2003
  • Graduate Certificate, M.S. Management and Preservation of Natural Areas, The International University of Andalusia, La Rábida, Huelva, Spain 1999
  • B.A., Geography, University Graduate in Geography—Licenciatura, The National University of the South, Bahia Blanca, Argentina, 1999
Christopher Ellison, Ph.D.

Dean's Distinguished Professor


210.458.6241
Christopher Ellison, Ph.D.
Title

Dean's Distinguished Professor

Phone Number
210.458.6241
Email

Room

MS 4.02.44

Department

Sociology

Research Interests
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Social Psychology of Health/Illness
  • Race and Ethnic Relations
  • Sociology of the Family
Education
  • Ph.D., Sociology, Duke University
  • B.A., Religion, Duke University
Roger Enriquez, J.D.

Associate Professor & Director, Policy Studies Center


210.458.2691
Roger Enriquez, J.D.
Title

Associate Professor & Director, Policy Studies Center

Phone Number
210.458.2691
Email

Room

BV 4.304D

Department

Criminology & Criminal Justice

Research Interests
  • Jury issues and consulting
  • Criminal law, immigration law
  • Latinos in the criminal justice system
  • Latino policy issues including: housing, education, labor, health and human services
Education
  • J.D., University of Iowa College of Law, 2001
  • B.B.A., University of Texas at San Antonio, 1998
Kimberly Andrews Espy, Ph.D.

Professor & Provost & Vice President of Academic Affairs


210.458.2700
Kimberly Andrews Espy, Ph.D.
Title

Professor & Provost & Vice President of Academic Affairs

Phone Number
210.458.2700
Email

Room

MB 4.120

Department

Psychology

Research Interests
  • Translational neuroscience
  • Executive control development and its deviations
  • Statistical modeling
Education
  • Ph.D. in Clinical Neuropsychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX
  • M.A. in Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX
  • B.A. in Psychology, Rice University, Houston, TX
Chantal Fahmy, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


210.458.2688
Chantal Fahmy, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor

Phone Number
210.458.2688
Email

Room

DB 4.214

Department

Criminology & Criminal Justice

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C. Fahmy CV
Research Interests
  • Prisoner reentry
  • Institutional corrections
  • Social support
  • Public health
  • Deviant subcultures
Education
  • Ph.D., Criminology & Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2018
  • M.S., Criminal Justice, California State University, Long Beach, 2012
  • B.A., Criminology, Law & Society, University of California, Irvine, 2008
Kandyce Fernandez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


210.458.2536
Kandyce Fernandez, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor

Phone Number
210.458.2536
Email

Room

DB 4.244

Department

Public Administration & Policy

Research Interests
  • Intersections of public/private organizations and structures
  • Government/nonprofit relationships
  • Philanthropy and grant making foundations in public education
  • Civic health and community-based organizational initiatives
Education
  • Ph.D., Public Administration & Policy, Arizona State University, 2014
  • Master of Public Service and Administration, Texas A&M University, 2007
  • B.A., International Studies & Economics, University of Miami, 2003
Ephrem Fernandez, Ph.D.

Professor


210.458.5755
Ephrem Fernandez, Ph.D.
Title

Professor

Phone Number
210.458.5755
Email

Room

MH 4.01.44

Department

Psychology

Research Interests
  • Affect Science
  • Psychosomatics
  • Anger Assessment & Treatment
  • Pain
Education
  • Internship, Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical School
  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Ohio State University
  • M.A. in Experimental Psychology, Miami University
  • B.A. (Honors), University of Western Australia
Joanne Ford-Robertson, M.S.

Lecturer III & Graduate Advisor of Record


210.458.7279
Joanne Ford-Robertson, M.S.
Title

Lecturer III & Graduate Advisor of Record

Phone Number
210.458.7279
Email

Room

MS 4.03.28

Department

Sociology

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Research Interests
  • Intergroup relations
  • Organizational analysis
  • Strategic planning
Education
  • M.S., Sociology, The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • B.A., Sociology, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Edward Golob, Ph.D.
Title

Professor

Phone Number
210.458.8055
Email

http://www.golobcogneurolab.org/
Room

MH 4.02.52

Department

Psychology

Research Interests
  • Spatial Cognition
  • Attention and Working Memory
  • Perception and Action
  • Age-related Neurological Disorders
Education
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, 1999-2001, University of California, Irvine
  • Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology, 1999, Dartmouth College
  • B.A. in Psychology, 1991, Capital University
Stephanie Greeson

Lecturer I & Internship Coordinator


210.458.8551
Stephanie Greeson
Title

Lecturer I & Internship Coordinator

Phone Number
210.458.8551
Email

Room

Department

Kinesiology

Timothy J. Grigsby, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor & Graduate Advisor of Record


210.458.6719
Timothy J. Grigsby, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor & Graduate Advisor of Record

Phone Number
210.458.6719
Email

Room

MB 3.408

Department

Public Health

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CV
Research Interests
  • Substance misuse and related negative behaviors
  • Health communication
  • Research methodology
Education
  • Ph.D., Preventive Medicine - Health Behavior Research, University of Southern California, 2016
  • B.A., Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, 2008
Jianmin Guan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


Jianmin Guan, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Professor

Email

Room

MB 3.426

Department

Kinesiology

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CV
Research Interests
  • Achievement goals and classroom climates
  • Physical activity measurement
  • Application of standard scores in sports
Education
  • Ph.D., Sport Pedagogy, Texas A&M University, 2004
  • M.Ed., Measurement and Evaluation in Kinesiology
  • M.Ed., Sport Pedagogy, Shanghai Institute of Physical Education, 1993
  • Diploma, Kinesiology, Huizhou Normal College, 1984
Willie Hale, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


210.458.8741
Willie Hale, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor

Phone Number
210.458.8741
Email

Room

MH 4.02.82

Department

Psychology

Research Interests
  • Interpersonal Perception
  • Belongingness & Authenticity
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Education
  • Ph.D., Psychology, The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • M.S., Psychology, The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • B.A., Philosophy, Creighton University
Jeffrey Halley, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus


210.458.2016
Jeffrey Halley, Ph.D.
Title

Professor Emeritus

Phone Number
210.458.2016
Email

Room

BVB 4.370

Department

Sociology

Research Interests
  • Rationalization and resistance in society
  • Cultural movements and social change
  • Sociological theory
  • Sociology of culture
  • Sociology of art
  • Mass media and communications studies
  • Qualitative sociology
  • Mexican American music and arts institutions
Education
  • Ph.D., Sociology, City University of New York Graduate School
  • M.A., Sociology, New School for Social Research
  • B.A., Sociology, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Crystel Harb, M.P.H.

Lecturer I


210.458.5049
Crystel Harb, M.P.H.
Title

Lecturer I

Phone Number
210.458.5049
Email

Room

MS 3.03.02

Department

Public Health

Research Interests
  • Applied public health epidemiology
  • Cancer epidemiology
  • Clinical trials & methods
  • Global health
  • Molecular & genetic epidemiology
Education
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, University of the Incarnate Word (in process)
  • M.P.H., Epidemiology, University of Texas School of Public Health
  • B.S., Biology, St. Mary's University
Richard Harris, Ph.D.

Professor


210.458.2843
Richard Harris, Ph.D.
Title

Professor

Phone Number
210.458.2843
Email

Room

FS 4.422

Department

Social Work

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R. Harris CV
Research Interests
  • Social demography
  • Demographic techniques
  • Demography of aging
  • Gender roles
  • Sexual harassment and assault
  • Military sociology
  • Cultural competence
  • Stratification
Education
  • Ph.D., Sociology, Cornell University, 1976
  • M.A., Sociology, Cornell University, 1974
  • B.A., Sociology, Macalester College, 1971
Curtis Hart

Associate Professor in Practice


210.458.5795
Curtis Hart
Title

Associate Professor in Practice

Phone Number
210.458.5795
Email

Room

MB 3.428

Department

Kinesiology

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CV
Education
  • Ed.D., Applied Educational Studies - Health, Physical Education and Leisure, Oklahoma State University, 1998
  • M.S., Physical Education and Leisure Studies, Exercise Physiology, Iowa State University of Science & Technology, 1989
  • B.A., Physical Education and Recreation, Central University of Iowa, 1981
Meizi He, Ph.D.

Professor


Meizi He, Ph.D.
Title

Professor

Email

Room

MB 3.418

Department

Public Health

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CV
Research Interests
  • Community nutrition
  • Health promotion
Education
  • Ph.D., Nutrition and Health, University of Hong Kong, 2000
  • M.Sc., Human Nutrition and Health, Sun Yet-sen University of Medical Sciences, 1986
  • M.D., Sun Yet-sen University of Medical Sciences, 1983
Megan Hoffman, PH.D.

Lecturer III


Megan Hoffman, PH.D.
Title

Lecturer III

Email

Room

MH 4.02.16

Department

Psychology

Mary Houston-Vega, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


210.458.3008
Mary Houston-Vega, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Professor

Phone Number
210.458.3008
Email

Room

FS 4.512

Department

Social Work

Research Interests
  • Ethical dilemmas and professional liability specific to social work education, current social work practice, and emerging areas of social work practice (e.g. technology, animal assisted activities and therapy, etc.)
  • Practice oriented frameworks for preventing and managing life-endangering situations and crises, (i.e. disasters, suicide, and violence in the work place)
  • Application of transformative pedagogy in teaching in general and culturally competent practice in particular
Education
  • Ph.D., Social Work, University of Southern California, 1984
  • Master of Social Work, University of Denver, 1975
  • B.A., Social Work, Colorado State University, 1974
Jeffrey T. Howard, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


210.458.2987
Jeffrey T. Howard, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor

Phone Number
210.458.2987
Email

Room

MB 3.402

Department

Public Health

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CV
Research Interests
  • Traumatic injury epidemiology
  • Accelerated aging
  • Veterans health
  • Hypertension
  • Biodemography
  • Environmental disaster/mass casualty epidemiology
Education
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, US Army Institute of Surgical Research
  • Ph.D., in Applied Demography, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2014
  • M.A., Sociology, University of Texas at Arlington, 1996
  • B.A., Sociology, University of Texas at Arlington, 1992
Ying Huang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


210.458.3165
Ying Huang, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor

Phone Number
210.458.3165
Email

Room

MNT 2.270L

Department

Demography

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Y. Huang CV
Research Interests
  • Urban sociology, social stratification, and population health
  • Variation in neighborhood inequality over time and across racial/ethnic groups
  • Social, spatial, and policy interactions that produce and reproduce racial and ethnic disparities in health
Education
  • Ph.D., Sociology, University at Albany, State University of New York, 2018
  • Master of Public Policy, University of Missouri, 2012
  • Bachelor of Laws, Southwest University of Political Science and Law, 2010
Dylan B. Jackson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


210.458.2611
Dylan B. Jackson, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor

Phone Number
210.458.2611
Email

Room

DB 4.212

Department

Criminology & Criminal Justice

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D. Jackson
Research Interests
  • Health criminology
  • Developmental/Life-course criminology
  • Criminological theory
  • Health and behavioral development
  • Social determinants of health
  • Pediatrics
Education
  • Ph.D., Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, 2015
  • M.S., Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, 2011
  • B.S., Psychology, Brigham Young University, 2008
Autumn James, Ph.D.

Lecturer III


210.458.2683
Autumn James, Ph.D.
Title

Lecturer III

Phone Number
210.458.2683
Email

Room

DB 4.234

Department

Criminology & Criminal Justice

Research Interests
  • GIS and Crime Analysis
  • Spatial Perception
  • Environmental Criminology
  • Geography of Crime
Education
  • Ph.D., Geography, Northern Illinois University, 2018
  • Graduate Certificate, Women's and Gender Studies, Northern Illinois University, 2016
  • Certificate of Graduate Study, Geographic Information Analysis, Northern Illinois University, 2015
  • M.S., Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati, 2013
  • M.A., Geography, University of North Carolina, 2012
  • B.S., Geography, University of North Carolina, 2009
Patricia Jaramillo, Ph.D.

Lecturer III & Graduate Advisor of Record


210.458.2716
Patricia Jaramillo, Ph.D.
Title

Lecturer III & Graduate Advisor of Record

Phone Number
210.458.2716
Email

Room

DB 4.114B

Department

Public Administration & Policy

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Education
  • Ph.D. Political Science, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • M.P.Aff. Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin
  • B.A. Political Science, Southwestern University
William Land, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Graduate Advisor of Record


William Land, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Professor & Graduate Advisor of Record

Email

Room

Department

Kinesiology

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CV
Research Interests
  • Psychology: cognitive and educational psychology, motivation, learning, expertise, mental representation
  • Sport Psychology: attentional focus, choking under pressure, imagery, response-effect compatibility, ideomotor theory
  • Kinesiology: movement variability, motor control and learning, motion analysis
Education
  • Ph.D., Sport Psychology, Florida State University, 2010
  • M.S., Sport Psychology, Florida State University, 2007
  • B.S., Psychology, University of Tennesee at Chattanooga, 2003
Monica Lawson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


210.458.8304
Monica Lawson, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor

Phone Number
210.458.8304
Email

Room

MH 4.02.38

Department

Psychology

Research Interests
  • Cognitive & Socioemotional Development
  • Child Maltreatment
Education
  • Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology (Child Development), 2016, University of Toledo
  • M.A. in Experimental Psychology (Child Development), 2014, University of Toledo
  • B.S. in Psychology (Minor: Mathematics), 2012, University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown
Liset LealVasquez, PhD, RDN, LD, CHES

Dietetic Director & Assistant Professor in Practice


210.458.8199
Liset LealVasquez, PhD, RDN, LD, CHES
Title

Dietetic Director & Assistant Professor in Practice

Phone Number
210.458.8199
Email

Room

MB 3.472

Department

Nutrition & Dietetics

Itamar Lerner, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


Itamar Lerner, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor

Email

Room

MH 4.04.42

Department

Psychology

Research Interests
  • Cognitive & Computational Neuroscience of Memory & Learning
  • Sleep Effects on Cognition & Emotion
Education
  • Ph.D., Brain Sciences: Computation and Information Processing, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • B.A., Psychobiology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Richard Lewis, Jr., Ph.D.

Professor, Presidential Fellow


210.458.6759
Richard Lewis, Jr., Ph.D.
Title

Professor, Presidential Fellow

Phone Number
210.458.6759
Email

Room

Department

Sociology

Research Interests
  • Diversity awareness and management
  • Strategic planning and evaluation research
  • Sociology of religion
Education
  • Ph.D., Sociology, Texas A&M University, 1981
  • M.S., Sociology, Texas A&M University, 1978
  • B.S., Zoology, Texas Tech University, 1976
Stella Lopez, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


Stella Lopez, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Professor

Email

Room

MH 4.04.22

Department

Psychology

Research Interests
  • Behavioral Health in Minority Groups
  • Online Interaction
  • Personal Perception
Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Psychology, 1992, University of Texas at Arlington
  • Master of Science, Psychology, University of Texas at Arlington
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 1985, Southern Methodist University
Ray Lopez, Ph.D.

Lecturer I


210.460.0246
Ray Lopez, Ph.D.
Title

Lecturer I

Phone Number
210.460.0246
Email

Room

MH 4.04.22

Department

Psychology

Education
  • Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology, University of Texas at Arlington (1993)
  • M.S. in Experimental Psychology, University of Texas at Arlington (1992)
  • B.A. in Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin (1986)
Kellie Lynch, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


210.458.2049
Kellie Lynch, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor

Phone Number
210.458.2049
Email

Room

DB 4.218

Department

Criminology & Criminal Justice

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K. Lynch CV
Research Interests
  • Intimate partner violence and homicide
  • Domestic violence firearm policy
  • Sexual victimization
  • Stalking
  • Campus safety and perceptions of risk
Education
  • Ph.D., Experimental Social Psychology, University of Kentucky, 2016
  • M.S., Experimental Social Psychology, University of Kentucky, 2013
  • B.A., Psychology, Memorial University, St. John’s, 2011
Raquel R. Marquez, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus


210.458.5606
Raquel R. Marquez, Ph.D.
Title

Professor Emeritus

Phone Number
210.458.5606
Email

Room

MH 4.01.23F

Department

Sociology

Research Interests
  • Immigration
  • Race & ethnicity
  • Latinos in the U.S.
  • The U.S./Mexico border
Education
  • Ph.D., Sociology, University of Texas, Austin, 1998
  • M.A., Sociology, University of Texas, Austin, 1995
  • B.A
Mary McNaughton-Cassill, Ph.D.

Professor


210.458.6558
Mary McNaughton-Cassill, Ph.D.
Title

Professor

Phone Number
210.458.6558
Email

Room

MH 04.02.32

Department

Psychology

Research Interests
  • Veteran Students' Success
  • College Student Adjustment
  • Stress and Coping in the Modern World
Education
  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of California, San Diego-San Diego State University Joint Doctoral Program, 1991
  • M.A., Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1983
  • B.A., Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1981
Henry Meade, M.P.A.

Lecturer III


210.458.3044
Henry Meade, M.P.A.
Title

Lecturer III

Phone Number
210.458.3044
Email

Room

DB 2.212

Department

Criminology & Criminal Justice

Michael Miller, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


210.458.5619
Michael Miller, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Professor

Phone Number
210.458.5619
Email

Room

MS 4.02.26

Department

Sociology

Research Interests
  • Social inequality
  • Work and occupations
  • The U.S./Mexico border
  • Digital sociology
Education
  • Ph.D., Sociology, Texas A&M University, 1981
  • M.S., Sociology, Texas A&M University, 1971
  • B.S., Sociology, Texas A&M University, 1969
Donna Miller, M.S.

Lecturer II and Internship Coordinator


210.458.4620
Donna Miller, M.S.
Title

Lecturer II and Internship Coordinator

Phone Number
210.458.4620
Email

Room

MS 3.02.42

Department

Sociology

Research Interests
  • Immigration
  • Race and ethnic relations
  • Social problems
  • Sociology of religion
Education
  • M.S., Sociology, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • B.A., Sociology/Geography, University of Texas at San Antonio
Byongook Moon, Ph.D.

Professor


210.458.2622
Byongook Moon, Ph.D.
Title

Professor

Phone Number
210.458.2622
Email

Room

DB 4.208

Department

Criminology & Criminal Justice

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B. Moon CV
Research Interests
  • Criminological theory
  • Bullying
  • Policing
  • Victimization
Education
  • Ph.D., Criminal Justice and Criminology, Michigan State University, 2004
  • M.S., Criminal Justice and Criminology, Michigan State University, 2000
  • B.S., Rehabilitation Psychology, Daegu University, South Korea, 1998
Lucinda Nevarez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


210.458.2306
Lucinda Nevarez, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor

Phone Number
210.458.2306
Email

Room

FS 4.412

Department

Social Work

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L. Nevarez CV
Research Interests
  • Health disparities
  • Health inequalities
  • Minority health and mental health issues
  • Health policy
  • Healthcare access and utilization
  • The influence of race and culture in accessing and the utilization of mental health and healthcare services
Education
  • Ph.D., Social Work, University of Houston, 2010
  • Master of Social Work, University of Houston, 1999
  • B.A., Mexican American Studies, The University of Texas at Austin, 1997
Augustine Osman, Ph.D.

Professor & Associate Dean


210.458.6854
Augustine Osman, Ph.D.
Title

Professor & Associate Dean

Phone Number
210.458.6854
Email

Room

MH 04.01.52C

Department

Psychology

Research Interests
  • Test Construction & Validation
  • Risk & Protective Factors for Mental Health
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
Education
  • M.A., Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, West Virginia University
  • B.A. Magna Cum Laude in Psychology & Philosophy, West Virginia University
Sakiko Oyama, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


210.458.5435
Sakiko Oyama, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Professor

Phone Number
210.458.5435
Email

Room

MB 3.416

Department

Kinesiology

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CV
Research Interests
  • Prevention and rehabilitation of upper extremity injuries
Education
  • Ph.D., Interdisciplinary program in Human Movement Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012
  • M.S., Sports Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 2006
  • B.S., Exercise and Sports Science, Oregon State University, 2004
Se-Woong K. Park, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


Se-Woong K. Park, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor

Email

Room

Department

Kinesiology

Megan Hayes Piel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


210.458.2938
Megan Hayes Piel, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor

Phone Number
210.458.2938
Email

Room

FS 4.414

Department

Social Work

Research Interests
  • Child welfare and well-being
  • Resilience of foster youth and families
  • Mental health of youth aging out of foster care
  • Foster care alumni in postsecondary education
  • Preventing the intergenerational transmission of child abuse and neglect
Education
  • Ph.D., Social Work, Arizona State University, 2015
  • Master of Social Work, Arizona State University, 2011
  • B.S., Biopsychology, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 2005
David R. Pillow, Ph.D.

Professor & Graduate Advisor of Record for MS-PSY


210.458.5727
David R. Pillow, Ph.D.
Title

Professor & Graduate Advisor of Record for MS-PSY

Phone Number
210.458.5727
Email

Room

MH 4.04.14

Department

Psychology

Research Interests
  • Belongingness
  • Attitudes About ADHD & Medication
  • Self & Other Perception
  • Quantitative Methods
Education
  • Ph.D. in Social Psychology, Arizona State University (1991)
  • M.A. in Social Psychology, Arizona State University (1987)
  • B.A. in Psychology, University of Texas at Arlington (1982)
Derek Plantenga, LCSW

Senior Lecturer & Graduate Advisor of Record


210.458.2026
Derek Plantenga, LCSW
Title

Senior Lecturer & Graduate Advisor of Record

Phone Number
210.458.2026
Email

Room

FS 4.536

Department

Social Work

Education
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker, State of Texas
  • M.S.W., Our Lady of the Lake University, 2003
  • B.S.W. and B.A. in Spanish, Calvin College, 2002
Branco Ponomariov, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


210.458.2619
Branco Ponomariov, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Professor

Phone Number
210.458.2619
Email

Room

DB 4.246

Department

Public Administration & Policy

Research Interests
  • Public management
  • Science & technology policy
Education
  • Ph.D., Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006
  • M.A., Sociology, Central European University
  • B.A., Sociology, Sofia University
Lloyd Potter, Ph.D.

Professor & Director, Institute for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research (IDSER), Texas State Demographer


210.458.6530
Lloyd Potter, Ph.D.
Title

Professor & Director, Institute for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research (IDSER), Texas State Demographer

Phone Number
210.458.6530
Email

Room

MNT 4.470C

Department

Demography

Research Interests
  • Demography and demographic methods
  • Epidemiology
  • Suicide, violence, and mental health
  • Demographics of water and energy consumption
Education
  • M.P.H., Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, 1993
  • Ph.D., Sociology/Demography, The University of Texas at Austin, 1989
  • M.S., Education, University of Houston Clear Lake, 1981
  • B.S., Sociology, Texas A&M University, 1979
Breanna Price, MDS, RD, LD

Clinical Dietetic Instructor & Coordinator


210.458.7034
Breanna Price, MDS, RD, LD
Title

Clinical Dietetic Instructor & Coordinator

Phone Number
210.458.7034
Email

Room

MB 3.470

Department

Nutrition & Dietetics

Christopher Reddick, Ph.D.

Professor


210.458.2502
Christopher Reddick, Ph.D.
Title

Professor

Phone Number
210.458.2502
Email

Room

DB 4.242

Department

Public Administration & Policy

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C. Reddick CV
Research Interests
  • Information technology and public administration
  • E-Government
  • Emergency management
  • Homeland security
  • Economics and finance
Education
  • Ph.D., Politics, The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, 2000
  • M.B.A., Business Studies - Agricultural Economics and Business, The University of Guelph, Canada, 1996
  • M.A., Political Studies, The University of Guelph, Canada, 1994
  • B.A., Double Major Honors, Political Science and Economics, The University of Guelph, Canada, 1993
  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER(TM)
Miranda Richmond, Ph.D.

Lecturer II


Miranda Richmond, Ph.D.
Title

Lecturer II

Email

Room

MH 4.02.16

Department

Psychology

Education
  • Ph.D. in Psychology, The University of Texas at San Antonio (2015)
  • M.S. in Psychology, The University of Texas at San Antonio (2008)
  • B.S. in Psychology, Angelo State University (2005)
Robert Rico, M.P.A.

Lecturer III


210.458.2416
Robert Rico, M.P.A.
Title

Lecturer III

Phone Number
210.458.2416
Email

Room

DB 4.235

Department

Criminology & Criminal Justice

Harriet Romo, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus


210.458.2849
Harriet Romo, Ph.D.
Title

Professor Emeritus

Phone Number
210.458.2849
Email

Room

MNT 2.260

Department

Sociology

Research Interests
  • Education experiences of Latino children
  • Sociology of Childhood
  • Sociology of Education
  • Migration
  • Transnationalism
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Race and ethnic relations
Education
  • Post-Doctorate in Sociology, Stanford University, 1989-1990
  • Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, San Diego, 1985
  • M.A., Sociology, University of California, San Diego, 1979
  • M.A., Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1971
  • B.S., Education, University of Texas, Austin, 1966
Heidi Rueda, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


210.458.2309
Heidi Rueda, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Professor

Phone Number
210.458.2309
Email

Room

FS 4.408

Department

Social Work

Research Interests
  • Adolescent dating and sexuality
  • Domestic abuse and teen dating violence
  • Minority and at-risk youth populations (i.e., Latino youth, adolescents with disabilities)
  • The design and evaluation of developmentally- and culturally-grounded preventative interventions
Education
  • Ph.D., Social Work, Arizona State University, 2013
  • Master of Social Work, Arizona State University, 2007
  • B.A., Psychology and Spanish, University of Nebraska, 2004
Andrea Ruiz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


210.458.8154
Andrea Ruiz, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor

Phone Number
210.458.8154
Email

Room

Department

Sociology

Research Interests
  • Health and mental health
  • Aging and the life-course
  • Childhood abuse and maltreatment
  • Quantitative methodology
  • The sociology of religion
Education
  • Ph.D., Sociology, Pennsylvania State University, 2018
  • M.S., Sociology, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2013
  • B.A., Sociology, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2009
Rogelio Sáenz, Ph.D.

Professor


210.458.3163
Rogelio Sáenz, Ph.D.
Title

Professor

Phone Number
210.458.3163
Email

Room

DB 4.230

Department

Demography

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R. Saenz CV
Research Interests
  • Demography and demographic trends
  • Minority groups
  • Inequality
  • Sociology of Latina/os
  • Immigration
  • Social justice and human rights
Education
  • Ph.D., Sociology, Iowa State University, 1986
  • M.S., Sociology, Iowa State University, 1984
  • B.S.W., Social Work, Pan American University, 1981
Heywood Sanders, Ph.D.

Professor


210.458.2501
Heywood Sanders, Ph.D.
Title

Professor

Phone Number
210.458.2501
Email

Room

DB 4.114D

Department

Public Administration & Policy

Research Interests
  • Convention center development
  • Downtown development
  • Urban politics
Education
  • Ph.D., Government, Harvard University
  • B.A., Political Science, Johns Hopkins University
Shelby B. Scott, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


Shelby B. Scott, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor

Email

Room

Department

Psychology

Research Interests
  • Couple & Family Psychology
  • Health Disparities
  • LGBTQ Populations
Education
  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, 2016, University of Denver (APA approved)
  • M.A. in Clinical Psychology, 2012, University of Denver
  • B.A. in Psychology, 2009, University of Houston
Bonita B. Sharma, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


210.458.2922
Bonita B. Sharma, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor

Phone Number
210.458.2922
Email

Room

FS 4.410

Department

Social Work

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B. Sharma CV
Research Interests
  • Impact of natural and built environment on sustainability and gender equality
  • Community and global health
  • Technology
  • Empowerment and leadership of women
  • Human mobility
  • Global social work
  • Interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research
Education
  • Ph.D., Social Work, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2016
  • M.S., Social Work, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2009
  • B.S., Biology and Chemistry, The University of Texas at Arlington, 1998
Katelyn Sileo

Assistant Professor, PH.D.


210.458.6242
Katelyn Sileo
Title

Assistant Professor, PH.D.

Phone Number
210.458.6242
Email

Room

MB 3.424

Department

Public Health

Downloads
CV
Research Interests
  • Global Health
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Family Planning
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • Alcohol Use
  • Gender Norms
  • Behavioral Interventions
  • Mixed Methods
  • Implementation Science
Education
  • Ph.D., Global Public Health, San Diego State University & The University of California, San Diego, 2017
  • M.P.H., The University of Connecticut Health Center, 2014
  • B.A., Psychology, The University of Connecticut, 2009
Joachim Singelmann, Ph.D.

Professor


210.458.3149
Joachim Singelmann, Ph.D.
Title

Professor

Phone Number
210.458.3149
Email

Room

MNT 2.270J

Department

Demography

Research Interests
  • Poverty and inequality
  • Race relations
  • Economic development
  • Post-socialist transformations
Education
  • Ph.D., Sociology/Demography, The University of Texas, 1974
  • M.A., Sociology/Demography, The University of Texas, 1971
  • Universität Hamburg, 1969
  • Abitur, Hamburg, 1966
Michael Smith, J.D., PH.D.

Professor


210.458.2686
Michael Smith, J.D., PH.D.
Title

Professor

Phone Number
210.458.2686
Email

Room

DB 4.112B

Department

Criminology & Criminal Justice

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M. Smith CV
Research Interests
  • Nationally-recognized expert on racial profiling
  • Racial/ethnic disparities in policing
  • Police use of force
  • Police, law and public policy
Education
  • Ph.D., School of Justice Studies, Arizona State University, 1996
  • J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law, 1993
  • Admitted to Practice, Virginia State Bar, 1998
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1998
  • B.S., Administration of Justice, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1987
Erica Sosa, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Associate Dean for Research


Erica Sosa, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Professor & Associate Dean for Research

Email

Room

MS 3.402

Department

Public Health

Research Interests
  • Examining structural, cultural and psychosocial contributors to the onset of diabetes and obesity among minority populations
  • Latino health issues
  • Identifying opportunities for improving data analysis and psychometric measurements used in Health Promotion research
Corey Sparks, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Graduate Advisor of Record


210.458.3166
Corey Sparks, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Professor & Graduate Advisor of Record

Phone Number
210.458.3166
Email

Room

MNT 2.270C

Department

Demography

Downloads
C. Sparks CV
Research Interests
  • Statistical methodology
  • Survey research
  • Food insecurity
  • Health disparities
  • Spatial analysis
Education
  • Ph.D., Anthropology and Demography, Pennsylvania State University, 2007
  • M.A., Anthropology, Statistics minor, University of Tennessee, 2001
  • B.A., Anthropology, University of Tennessee, 1998
Casey Straud, Psy.D.

Lecturer I


Casey Straud, Psy.D.
Title

Lecturer I

Email

Room

Department

Psychology

Thankam Sunil, Ph.D.

Professor, Director of The Institute for Health Disparities Research


210.458.5617
Thankam Sunil, Ph.D.
Title

Professor, Director of The Institute for Health Disparities Research

Phone Number
210.458.5617
Email

Room

MS 3.02.49

Department

Public Health

Research Interests
  • Reproductive health
  • Fertility analysis
  • Program evaluation
  • Adolescent health
  • HIV/AIDS in Africa
  • Child malnutrition
  • Pre-term and low birth weight
  • Retirement migration
Education
  • Ph.D., Sociology, University of North Texas, 2002
  • M.P.H., Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, 1998
  • PhD., Population Studies, International Institute for Population Sciences, India, 1998
  • M.Phil., Population Studies, International Institute for Population Sciences, India, 1993
  • M.P.S., Population Sciences, International Institute for Population Sciences, India, 1992
  • M.Sc., Statistics, University of Kerala, Trivandrum, India, 1990
  • B.Sc., Statistics, University of Kerala, Trivandrum, India, 1988
Alicia A. Swan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


Alicia A. Swan, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor

Email

Room

MH 4.01.48

Department

Psychology

Research Interests
  • Functional Outcomes After Traumatic Brain Injury
Education
  • Ph.D., Psychology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  • M.A., Psychology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  • B.A., Psychology, Purdue University
Alexander Testa, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


210.458.2628
Alexander Testa, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor

Phone Number
210.458.2628
Email

Room

DB 4.204

Department

Criminology & Criminal Justice

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Research Interests
  • Consequences of criminal justice contact
  • Criminal justice decision making
  • Cross-national criminology
  • Crime and public policy
Education
  • Ph.D., Criminology & Criminal Justice, University of Maryland, College Park, 2018
  • M.A., Criminology & Criminal Justice, University of Maryland, College Park, 2015
  • M.P.P., Public Policy, American University, 2013
  • B.A., Criminal Justice, (summa cum laude) University at Albany, SUNY, 2011
  • A.S., Criminal Justice, Dutchess Community College, SUNY, 2009
Marie Tillyer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


210.458.2682
Marie Tillyer, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Professor

Phone Number
210.458.2682
Email

Room

DB 4.206