Graduate Academic Advisors

A graduate advisor is one of the first people you’ll want to contact when you’re ready to begin your studies.  Advisors can help you choose courses and guide you through your thesis or dissertation. Below is a listing of contact information for the graduate advisors within their respective programs.

Browse Advisors By College/School:

College of Arts & Sciences
College of Business
College of Education
College of Engineering
College of Information
Mayborn School of Journalism
College of Merchandising, Hospitality, and Tourism
College of Music
College of Public Affairs & Community Service
College of Visual Arts & Design
Toulouse Graduate School

College of Arts and Sciences

ProgramAdvisorPhone Number
Applied GeographyDr. Murray Rice940.565.2091
Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyDr. Lloyd Fitzpatrick940.565.3636
 Dr. Dan Kunz 940.565.2037
BiologyDr. Lloyd Fitzpatrick940.565.3590
ChemistryDr. Angela Wilson940.565.3554
Communication StudiesDr. Brian Richardson940.565.2588
EconomicsDr. Janice Hauge940.565.4544
 Dr. Margie Tieslau940.565.2573
English/Creative WritingDr. Marshall Armintor940.565.2050
 Dr. Kevin Curran940.565.2150
Environmental ScienceDr. Aaron Roberts940.565.2694
FrenchDr. Marijn S. Kaplan940.565.2404
HistoryDr. Walter Roberts940.565.2288
International StudiesDr. Emile Sahliyeh 940.565.2323
Linguistics and Technical CommunicationDr. Ryan Boettger940.565.4458
MathematicsDr. Charles Conley940.565.2155
PhilosophyDr. Dale Wilkerson940.565.2266
PhysicsDr. Duncan Weathers940.565.2630
Political ScienceDr. Elizabeth Oldmixon940.565.2276
PsychologyDr. Lawrence Schneider940.565.2537
Media ArtsDr. Melinda Levin , Master of Fine Arts940.565.2537
 Dr. George Larke-Walsh, Master of Arts940.565.2537
SociologyDr. Cynthia Cready940.565.2296
SpanishDr. Jorge Aviles-Diz940.565.2404

    College of Business


    Doctoral Programs

    ProgramAdvisorPhone Number
    AccountingDr. Carol Ann Frost940.565.3069
    Business DoctoralInez Loche940.369.8491
    Finance/Insurance/Real Estate/LawDr. Imre Karafiath940.565.3065
    Information Technology & Decision SciencesDr. Robert Pavur940.565.3107
    LogisticsDr. Wesley Randall 940.565.3120
    ManagementDr. Nancy Boyd Lillie940.565.3158
    MarketingDr. Charles Blankson940.565.3136

      Master's Programs

      ProgramAdvisorPhone Number
      Accounting/ManagementChristine Ellis940.565.3087
      Finance/Insurance/Real Estate/LawDr. Tomas Mantecon 940.565.3050
      Information Technology & Decision SciencesDr. Donna Lohr940.565.3668
      LogisticsDr. Jeffrey Lewin940.565.3120
      ManagementApril Kuykendall940.565.4710
      MarketingDr. Jeffrey Lewin940.565.3120
      MBAStacy Buchanan940.369.8977
       Brandi Everett940.369.8977
       Kathalyn Martinez940.369.8977

        College of Education

        ProgramAdvisorPhone Number
        Autism InterventionDr. Smita Mehta940.565.2922
        CounselingJanet Rogers940.565.2910
        Curriculum and InstructionDr. Mei Hoyt, Master's940.565.4646
         Dr. Janelle Mathis, Doctoral940.565.2922
        Development and Family StudiesDr. Wendy Middlemiss940.565.2922
        Early Childhood Studies Dr. Dina Castro, Master's940.565.2922
         Dr. George Morrison, Doctoral940.565.2175
        Educational LeadershipDr. Linda Stromberg, Master's (Principal Certificate)940.565.2175
         Dr. Bill Camp , Doctoral (Superintendent Certificate)940.565.2045
        Educational DiagnosticianDr. Pam Peak940.565.2045
        Educational PsychologyLaura Musgrove940.565.3486
        Elementary, Middle and Secondary Education (Online Certification)Jennifer Bridges 
         Kathryn Soule940.565.4646
         Azzama Alia940.565.4646
        Emotional/Behavior DisordersDr. Lyndal Bullock940.565.2920
        Higher EducationDr. V. Barbara Bush, Master's940.565.2920
         Shari Wroe, Doctoral940.565.2920
        KinesiologyDr. Jeff Goodwin940.565.2651
        Play TherapyDr. Sue Bratton940.565.2922
        Reading EducationDr. Alexandra Leavell, Master's940.565.4646
         Dr. Carol Wickstrom, Doctoral940.369.8447
        Recreation and Leisure StudiesDr. John Collins940.565.4646
        Special EducationDr. Bertina Combes940.565.3864
        Special Education (IMPACT)Dr. Mary Estes940.369.4646
        TeachingDr. Pam Harrell940.565.4646
         Dr. Carol Revelle940.565.4646

          College of Engineering

          ProgramAdvisorPhone Number
          Computer Science and EngineeringDr. Bill Buckles940.565.2767
          Electrical EngineeringDr. Xinrong Li 940.369.6880
          Engineering TechnologyDr. Seifollah Nasrazadani940.565.2022
          Materials ScienceDr. Jincheng Du940.565.3260
          Mechanical and Energy EngineeringDr. Nandika D’Souza940.565.2400

            College of Information

            ProgramAdvisorPhone Number
            Applied Technology in Performance ImprovementDr. Ji Hoon Song, Master's940.369.2057
             Dr. Kim Nimon, Doctoral940.565.2057
            Computer Education and Cognitive SystemsDr. Lin Lin, Master's
             Dr. Tandra Tyler-Wood, Doctoral940.565.2057
            Learning TechnologiesDr. Cathleen Norris940.565.4300
            Library/Information ScienceToby Faber, Master's940.565.2445
             Dr. Oksana Zavalina, Doctoral940.891.6795
             Brennan Blair940-891-6795

              Mayborn School of Journalism

              ProgramAdvisorPhone Number
              JournalismDr. Roy Busby940.565.4564
               Dorothy Bland940.565.2095

                College of Merchandising, Hospitality, and Tourism

                ProgramAdvisorPhone Number
                Hospitality ManagementDr. Lisa Kennon940.565.2436
                International Sustainable TourismDr. Lisa Kennon940.565.2436
                MerchandisingDr. Lisa Kennon940.565.2436

                  College of Music

                  ProgramAdvisorPhone Number
                  Admissions for Music

                  Jamie Maxwell

                  Jazz StudiesDr. Colleen Conlon940.565.2791
                   Dr. John Murphy940.565.4344
                  Music (Composition, Theory, Musicology)Dr. Colleen Conlon940.565.2791
                   Dr. David Schwarz940.565.2550
                  Music EducationDr. Colleen Conlon940.565.2791
                   Dr. Don Taylor, Doctoral940.565.3745
                   Dr. Debbie Rohwer, Master's940.369.7538
                  Performance (incl. Conducting)Dr. Colleen Conlon940.565.2791
                  *For auditions and/or applicationsBecky Hughes940.565.2791
                   Joel Wiley940.565.2791

                    College of Public Affairs and Community Service

                    ProgramAdvisorPhone Number
                    Applied AnthropologyDr. Doug Henry940.565.2290
                     Kelly Lauderdale940.565.4931
                    AudiologyDr. Kamakshi Gopal940.565.2262
                    Behavior AnalysisDr. Traci Cihon940.565.2274
                    Behavior Analysis (Online) ABA-GACTLaura Ramsey940.565.2561
                    Criminal JusticeDr. Adam Trahan940.5656.2562
                    LSHA MA/MS (Applied Gerontology)Dr. Keith Turner940.369.7349
                    Public AdministrationDr. Abraham Benavides, MPA940.565.2165
                     Dr. Simon Andrew, Doctoral940.369.5815
                    Rehabilitation CounselingDr. Denise Catalano940.565.2488
                     Dr. Linda Holloway940.565.2488
                    Speech-Language PathologyDr. Gloria Olness940.565.2481

                      College of Visual Arts and Design

                      ProgramAdvisorPhone Number
                      Art Education/ Art History (Master's/Doctoral)Dr. Denise Baxter940.565.3986
                      DesignCynthia Mohr940.565.3621
                       Marian O'Rourke-Kaplan, Fashion Design940.565.3621
                       Dr. Phillip Park, Interior Design940.565.3621
                       Michael Gibson , Design Research940.565.3621
                      Studio Art Annette Lawrence940.369.7671
                       Angela Vanecek940.369.7671

                        Toulouse Graduate School

                        ProgramAdvisorPhone Number
                        Interdisciplinary StudiesDr. Alan Hubble940.565.4787
                        Interdisciplinary Studies - Women's StudiesDr. Sandra Spencer940.565.2532