Graduate Faculty

Applications, Meetings and Policies

Graduate faculty policies

Application information

The Graduate Council meets at 1:15 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month in September, October, November, January, February, and April. There are no meetings in December or March. A meeting may be held in early May or during the summer only if needed.

Application deadlines for new membership are indicated below.

Meeting dates and locations

Denton Campus: BHL 101
Houston Campus: IHSH 5305
Dallas Campus: IHSD 8720

  • September 19, 2018 – no new applications considered
  • October 17, 2018 – applications due September 21, 2018
  • November 14, 2018 – applications due October 19, 2018
  • December – no meeting
  • January 16, 2019 – applications due November 16, 2018
  • February 20, 2019 – applications due January 18, 2019
  • March 20, 2019 – applications due February 22, 2019
  • April 17, 2019 – applications due March 22, 2019
  • May – no meeting
Biology
  • Dayna Averitt; Full Membership; 8-31-24
  • Michael Bergel; Full Membership; 8-31-21
  • Christopher Brower; Full Membership; 8-31-24
  • Heather Conrad-Webb; Full Membership 8-31-23
  • Tina Gumienny; Associate Membership; 8-31-21
  • DiAnna Hynds; Full Membership; 8-31-21
  • Nathaniel Mills; Full Membership; 8-31-20
  • Juliet Spencer, Chair Ex-officio
  • Lynda Uphouse; Full Membership; 8-31-20
  • Sandra Westmoreland; Full Membership; 8-31-21
Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Mark Britt; Full; 8-31-19
  • Nasrin Mirsaleh Kohan; Full; 8-31-21
  • Manal Omary; Full; 8-31-21
  • Richard Sheardy, Chair Ex-officio
College of Business

Dallas

  • Patricia Driscoll; Full; 8-31-21
  • Robert Maurer; Temporary; 8-31-21

Denton

  • Pamela Baker; Full; 8-31-21
  • Maria Barua; Associate; 8-31-21
  • Kittipong Boonme; Associate; 8-31-23
  • Lee Warren Brown; Assistant; 8-31-20
  • Louis Carfagno; Temporary; 8-31-20
  • Derek Crews; Full; 8-31-24
  • Jennifer Flanagan; Temporary; 8-31-20
  • Christopher Harris; Associate; 8-31-21
  • Lynn Irving; Temporary; 8-31-20
  • Jason Lambert; Full; 8-31-24
  • Zhen Li; Full; 8-31-25
  • James Lumpkin, Ex-officio
  • John Nugent; Full; 8-31-21
  • Alexey Pomelnikov; Associate; 8-31-24
  • David Pan; Full; 8-31-24
  • Jeff Radighieri; Associate; 8-31-21
  • Michael Raisinghani; Full; 8-31-20
  • Pushkala Raman; Full; 8-31-20
  • Molly Russ; Associate; 8-31-19
  • David Rylander; Full; 8-31-21
  • Mark Tengesdal; Associate; 8-31-19
  • Kerry Webb; Full; 8-31-21
  • Margaret Young, Ex-officio
  • Lin Zou; Associate; 8-31-21

Houston

  • Gerald Goodman; Full; 8-31-21
  • Emily Le; Assistant; 8-31-20
  • Sandra Murdock; Full; 8-31-21
Communication Sciences
  • Robin Abellera; Assistant; 8-31-19
  • Erika Armstrong; Chair Ex-officio
  • Christopher Bolinger; Associate; 8-31-24
  • Catherine Carrasco Lynch; Assistant; 8-31-20
  • Paula Chance; Assistant; 8-31-19
  • Ellen Depee; Temporary; 8-31-20
  • Catherine Fletcher; Temporary; 8-31-20
  • Cynthia Gill; Full; 8-31-21
  • Laura Green; Full; 8-31-23
  • June Levitt, Full, 8-31-21
  • Jyutika Mehta, Full, 8-31-19
  • Laura Moorer-Cook, Associate; 8-31-19
  • Tricia Olea Santos; Temporary; 8-31-20
  • Bita Payesteh; Associate; 8-31-23
  • Chad Smith; Full; 8-31-20
  • Sonya Spolsky; Associate; 8-31-24
  • Sarah Wainscott; Full; 8-31-23
  • Delaina Walker-Batson; Full; 8-31-20
Counseling & Development
  • TBA
Dance
  • Rosemary Candelario; Full Membership; 8-31-20
  • Jordan Fuchs; Full Membership; 8-31-21
  • Matthew Henley; Full Membership; 8-31-22
  • Ilana Morgan; Full Membership; 8-31-25
  • Mary Williford-Shade; Chair Ex-officio
Dental Hygiene
  • Charlene Dickenson; Associate; 8-31-24
  • Leslie Koberna; Associate; 8-31-24
  • Lizabeth Spoonts; Associate; 8-31-24
English, Speech & Foreign Languages
  • Ashley Bender; Full; 8-31-22
  • Phyllis Bridges; Full; 8-31-20
  • Matthew Brown; Full; 8-31-22
  • Gretchen Busl; Full; 8-31-21
  • Vivian Casper; Full; 8-31-20
  • Brian Fehler Full; 8-31-21
  • Russell Greer; Full; 8-31-20
  • Dundee Lackey; Full; 8-31-21
  • Alfred Litton; Ex-Officio
  • Graham Scott; Full; 8-31-21
  • Stephen Souris; Full; 8-31-20
  • Lou Thompson; Full; 8-31-20
  • Genevieve West; Chair Ex-officio
Family Sciences
  • Joyce Armstrong; Full; 8-21-21
  • Linda Brock; Full; 8-31-24
  • Melissa Brown; Full; 8-31-24
  • Rhonda Buckley; Full; 8-31-23
  • Nerissa Gillum; Full; 8-31-25
  • Lisa Grubbs; Full; 8-31-24
  • Lisa Huffman, Ex-officio
  • Ryan Holliman; Full; 8-31-21
  • Erron Huey; Associate; 8-31-20
  • Shann-Hwa Hwang; Full; 8-31-21
  • Ruth Johnson; Ex-officio
  • Veronica Kuhn; Full; 8-31-23
  • Linda Ladd; Full; 8-31-21
  • Peggy Lisenbee; Associate; 8-31-25
  • Jennifer Martin; Ex-officio
  • Elizabeth McCarroll; Full; 8-31-20
  • Holly Moore; Associate; 8-31-21
  • Lin Moore; Full; 8-31-22
  • Joel Muro; Full; 8-31-21
  • Lilia Muro; Full; 8-31-23
  • Aaron Norton; Full; 8-31-22
  • Katherine Rose; Full; 8-31-21
  • Brigitte Vittrup; Full; 8-31-23
Health Studies
  • Ann Amuta; Temporary; 8-31-19
  • Luis Espinoza; Associate; 8-31-24
  • Mandy Golman; Full; 8-31-21
  • Risa Handman-Nettles; Assistant; 8-31-20
  • Marilyn Massey-Stokes; Full; 8-31-21
  • Mindy Menn; Associate; 8-31-21
  • Kristin Wiginton; Full; 8-31-23
History & Government
  • Valentine Belfiglio; Full; 8-31-20
  • Jacob Blosser, Full; 8-31-23
  • Sara Fanning; Full; 8-31-23
  • Parker Hevron; Full; 8-31-21
  • Lybeth Hodges; Associate; 8-31-20
  • Timothy Hoye; Full; 8-31-20
  • Katherine Landdeck; Full; 8-31-21
  • Jonathan Olsen; Chair Ex-officio
  • Paul Travis; Full; 8-31-20
Kinesiology
  • Kevin Becker; Full; 8-31-24
  • Victor Ben-Ezra; Full; 8-31-20
  • Kyle Biggerstaff; Full; 8-31-21
  • Ronald Davis; Full; 8-31-21
  • Suzanna Dillon; Full; 8-31-24
  • Anthony Duplanty; Associate; 8-31-25
  • Ron French; Full; 8-31-20
  • George King; Ex-officio
  • Young-Hoo Kwon; Full; 8-31-21
  • Sangkwon Lee; Temporary; 8-31-19
  • Mark Mann; Full; 8-31-24
  • Kim Miloch; Ex-officio
  • David Nichols; Full; 8-31-21
  • Manuela Picariello; Associate; 8-31-25
  • Christopher Ray; Ex-officio
  • Rhett (Brandon) Rigby; Full; 8-31-24
  • Terry Senne; Ex-Officio
  • Lisa Silliman-French; Full; 8-31-20
  • Gwendolyn Weatherford; Full; 8-31-24
Library & Information Studies
  • Lynn Akin; Full; 8-31-19
  • Evelyn Curry; Associate; 8-31-19
  • Aaron Elkins; Associate; 8-31-21
  • Gretchen Hoffman; Full; 8-31-19
  • Ling Hwey Jeng; Director; Ex-officio
  • Kathryn Masten; Assistant; 8-31-20
  • Jennifer Moore; Full; 8-31-23
  • Carol Perryman; Full; 8-31-23
  • William Senn; Associate; 8-31-24
  • Sylvia Vardell; Full; 8-31-21
Mathematics & Computer Science
  • Catherine Banks; Associate; 8-31-21
  • Marie-Anne Demuynck; Associate; 8-31-19
  • Don Edwards; Chair; Ex-officio
  • Brandi Falley; Associate; 8-31-20
  • Ellina Grigorieva; Full; 8-31-21
  • Mark Hamner; Ex-officio
  • Winifred Mallam; Full; 8-31-19
  • Junalyn Navarra-Madsen; Full; 8-31-21
  • Ann Wheeler; Full; 8-31-20
  • Jian Zhang; Full; 8-31-24
Multicultural Women’s & Gender Studies
  • Agatha Beins; Full Membership; 8-31-19
  • AnaLouise Keating; Full Membership; 8-31-21
  • Mark Kessler; Full Membership; 8-31-23
  • Danielle Phillips; Full Membership; 8-31-19
  • Claire Sahlin; Ex-officio
Music & Theatre
  • Vicki Baker; Full; 8-31-21
  • Carter Biggers; Associate; 8-31-24
  • Patrick Bynane; Full; 8-31-20
  • Christopher Madden; Associate; 8-31-24
  • Paul Thomas; Associate; 8-31-24
  • Danielle Woolery; Associate; 8-31-20
  • Pamela Youngblood; Chair Ex-officio
  • Michael Zanders; Associate; 8-31-20
Nursing
  • Annie Abraham; Assistant; 8-31-19
  • Carol Arnold; Associate; 8-31-21
  • Constance Ayers; Full; 8-31-23
  • Catherine Bailey; Full; 8-31-20
  • Brenda Binder; Full; 8-31-21
  • Anlee Birch-Evans; Associate; 8-31-20
  • Pinky Budhrani-Shani; Associate; 8-31-24
  • Sandra Cesario; Full; 8-31-21
  • Susan Chaney; Full; 8-31-21
  • Damon Cottrell, Ex-officio
  • Paula Clutter; Associate; 8-31-21
  • Sharon Denham; Full; 8-31-21
  • Joan Edwards; Associate; 8-31-20
  • Joyce Ennis; Associate; 8-31-23
  • Karen Esquibel; Associate; 8-31-19
  • Niki Fogg; Assistant; 8-31-20
  • Janet Foster; Full; 8-31-20
  • Nina Fredland; Full; 8-31-21
  • Wyona Freysteinson; Full; 8-31-20
  • John Gonzalez; Associate; 8-31-23
  • Barbara Gray; Full; 8-31-20
  • Pamela Greene; Associate; 8-31-19
  • Patti Hamilton; Full; 8-31-20
  • Trong-Vi Ho; Associate; 8-31-23
  • Cathy Hueske; Associate; 8-31-21
  • Anita Hufft; Dean Ex-officio
  • Becky Keele; Full; 8-31-23
  • Dorothy Kite-Powell; Associate; 8-31-19
  • Anne Koci; Full; 8-31-21
  • Rebecca Krepper; Full; 8-31-21
  • Peggy Landrum; Full; 8-31-20
  • Eve Layman; Associate; 8-31-19
  • Mikyoung Lee; Full; 8-31-21
  • Fuqin Liu; Full; 8-31-20
  • Ann Malecha; Full; 8-31-22
  • Peggy Mancuso; Ex-officio
  • Judith McFarlane; Full; 8-31-20
  • Susan Mellott; Full; 8-31-23
  • Margarita Menendez-Bobseine; Assistant; 8-31-20
  • Michael Mistric; Full; 8-31-21
  • Ainslie Nibert; Ex-officio
  • Rachelle Nurse; Associate; 8-31-19
  • Karen Pancheri; Full; 8-31-21
  • Jo-Ann Stankus; Associate; 8-31-24
  • Travis Poe; Associate; 8-31-19
  • Elizabeth Restrepo; Full; 8-31-24
  • Sheila Richey; Full; 8-31-21
  • Sharon Sell; Full; 8-31-21
  • Susan Sheriff; Full; 8-31-20
  • Becky Spencer; Full; 8-31-21
  • Jo Ann Stankus; Associate; 8-31-24
  • Lene Symes; Full; 8-31-20
  • Donna Scott-Tilley, Ex-officio
  • Sharon Van Sell; Full; 8-31-21
  • Anne Young; Full; 8-31-20
  • Vicki Zeigler; Full; 8-31-21
Nutrition & Food Sciences
  • Kenneth Broughton; Chair Ex-officio
  • Rose Bush; Assistant; 8-31-21
  • Kathleen Davis; Full; 8-31-23
  • Nancy DiMarco; Full; 8-31-20
  • Xiaofen Du; Full; 8-31-24
  • Helen Everts; Full; 8-31-23
  • Shanil Juma; Full; 8-31-21
  • Monique LeMieux; Associate; 8-31-21
  • Mindy Maziarz; Full; 8-31-21
  • Carolyn Moore; Full; 8-31-23
  • Martha Rew; Assistant; 8-31-19
  • Rene Scott; Associate; 8-31-21
  • Parakat Vijayagopal; Full; 8-31-21
  • Cynthia Warren; Full; 8-31-20
Occupational Therapy
  • Husny Amerih; Full; 8-31-20
  • Frances Baxter; Full; 8-31-23
  • O. Jayne Bowman; Full; 8-31-20
  • Patricia Bowyer; Full; 8-31-23
  • Diane Brown; Associate; 8-31-19
  • Jennifer Cable; Temporary; 8-31-20
  • Cynthia Evetts; Chair Ex-officio
  • Claudette Fette; Associate; 8-31-20
  • Tina Fletcher; Full; 8-31-20
  • Gayle Hersch; Full; 8-31-19
  • Shannon Levandowski; Associate; 8-31-24
  • Alicia Lohmann; Assistant; 8-31-20
  • Vicki Mason; Associate; 8-31-24
  • Marsha Neville-Smith; Full; 8-31-21
  • Morris Owens; Temporary; 8-31-19
  • Noralyn Pickens; Full; 8-31-21
  • Gail Poskey; Full; 8-31-24
  • Angela Shierk; Assistant; 8-31-20
  • Rachel Sieber; Temporary; 8-31-20
  • Christina Sinskichott; Temporary; 8-31-20
  • William Sit; Associate; 8-31-21
  • Theresa Smith; Full; 8-31-24
  • Karla Sternberg; Temporary; 8-31-19
  • Asha Vas; Associate; 8-31-22
  • Monica Watford; Associate; 8-31-24
Physical Therapy
  • Dale Anderle; Assistant; 8-31-21
  • William Bartlett; Full; 8-31-20
  • Jennifer Bogardus; Assistant; 8-31-20
  • Wayne Brewer; Full; 8-31-23
  • Kelli Brizzolara; Full; 8-31-21
  • Linda Csiza; Full; 8-31-23
  • Carolyn Da Silva; Full; 8-31-21
  • Jennifer Ellison; Full; 8-31-24
  • Peggy Gleeson; Full; 8-31-23
  • Hui-Ting Goh; Full; 8-31-23
  • Suh-Jen Lin; Full; 8-31-19
  • Ann Medley; Chair Ex-officio
  • Katy Mitchell; Full; 8-31-20
  • Anne O’Donnell; Associate; 8-31-20
  • Alexis Ortiz; Full; 8-31-20
  • Rupal Patel; Associate; 8-31-24
  • Toni Roddey; Full; 8-31-23
  • Charter Rushing; Temporary; 8-31-19
  • Martin Rosario-Canales; Associate; 8-31-24
  • Kathleen Shirley; Assistant; 8-31-20
  • Catherine Lauren Szot; Assistant; 8-31-21
  • Chad Swank; Full; 8-31-21
  • Mary Thompson; Full; 8-31-23
  • Elaine Trudelle-Jackson; Full; 8-31-21
  • Shih-Chiao Tseng; Full; 8-31-20
  • Mark Weber; Assistant; 8-31-24
Psychology & Philosophy
  • Titus Asbury; Associate Membership; 8-31-21
  • Kathy DeOrnellas; Full Membership; 8-31-19
  • Christian Hart; Full Membership; 8-31-21
  • Wendi Johnson; Full Membership; 8-31-23
  • Denise Maricle; Full Membership; 8-31-20
  • Debra Mollen; Full Membership; 8-31-19
  • Elisa Na; Associate Membership; 8-31-24
  • Ronald Palomares; Associate Membership; 8-31-25
  • Claudia Porras; Full Membership; 8-31-23
  • Lisa Rosen; Full Membership8-31-25
  • Shannon Scott; Chair Ex-officio
  • Gabrielle Smith; Associate; 8-31-25
  • Sally Stabb; Full Membership; 8-31-20
  • John Terrizzi; Associate Membership; 8-31-21
Reading
  • Nancy Anderson; Full; 8-31-20
  • Connie Briggs; Chair Ex-officio
  • Amy Burke; Full; 8-31-20
  • Claudia Haag; Full; 8-31-19
  • Elizabeth Kaye; Full; 8-31-23
  • Anne Simpson; Full; 8-31-19
  • Patricia Watson; Full; 8-31-20
Sociology & Social Work
  • Paul Bones; Associate; 8-31-24
  • Jessica Gullion; Full; 8-31-19
  • Carolyn Kapinus; Ex-officio
  • Celia Lo, Chair; Full; 8-31-21
  • Nila Ricks; Ex-officio
  • Mahmoud Sadri; Full; 8-31-20
  • Abigail Tilton; Ex-officio
  • James Williams; Full; 8-31-21
  • Philip Yang; Full; 8-31-20
Teacher Education
  • Gina Anderson; Ex-officio
  • Mandy Biggers; Temporary; 8-31-19
  • Melinda Cowart; Full; 8-31-20
  • Rita Deyoe-Chiullan; Temporary; 8-31-19
  • Karen Dunlap; Full; 8-31-21
  • Minkowan Goo; Full; 8-31-24
  • Holly Hansen-Thomas; Ex-officio
  • Amanda Hurlbut; Associate; 8-31-23
  • Daniel Krutka; Full; 8-31-21
  • Kathleen Kyzar; Full; 8-31-21
  • Barbara Lerner; Ex-officio
  • Peggy Malone; Full; 8-31-23
  • Syrinithnia Mann; Temporary; 8-31-19
  • Leona McDade; Temporary; 8-31-19
  • Diane Myers; Chair Ex-officio
  • Jane Pemberton; Full; 8-31-19
  • Denise Potter; Temporary; 8-31-19
  • Claudia Sanchez; Full; 8-31-23
  • Patricia Y. Sosa-Sanchez; Assistant; 8-31-21
  • Mary Amanda Stewart; Full; 8-31-21
  • Laura Trujillo-Jenks; Full; 8-31-20
  • Jerry Whitworth; Full; 8-31-20
Visual Arts
  • Deedra Baker; Temporary; 8-31-19
  • John Calabrese; Full; 8-31-20
  • Allison Gillies; Temporary; 8-31-19
  • Susan Grant; Full; 8-31-20
  • Diane Gregory; Full; 8-31-20
  • Julie Libersat; Full; 8-31-25
  • Colby Parsons; Full; 8-31-21
  • Jana Perez; Full; 8-31-21
  • Vagner Whitehead; Chair Ex-officio

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