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Ninety new faculty members representing 42 disciplines bring an array of experiences and viewpoints to the faculty ranks for Fall 2006, which now stand at more than 900 scholars.

College of Arts and Sciences


Department of Biological Sciences

Duane Huggett, assistant professor
PhD/University of Mississippi
Prior: Phizer, Inc.

Aaron Roberts, assistant professor
PhD/Miami University
Prior: Clemson University

Ruthanne Thompson, assistant professor
EdD/University of North Texas
Prior: University of North Texas

Department of Chemistry

Richard C. Larock, professor
PhD/Purdue University
Prior: Iowa State University

Guido F. Verbeck, IV, assistant professor
PhD/Texas A&M University
Prior: Zyvex

Department of Communication Studies

Shaun R. Treat, lecturer
PhD/Louisiana State University
Prior: Louisiana State University

Justin Trudeau, assistant professor ABD
PhD/Louisiana State University
Prior: University of North Texas

Department of Economics

Susan L. Dadres, lecturer
PhD/Southern Methodist University
Prior: Southern Methodist University

Heather N. Klinger, lecturer
MS/University of North Texas
Prior: University of North Texas

Department of English

Amos Magliocco, lecturer
MFA/Indiana University, Bloomington
Prior: University of North Texas

Sadaf Munshi, assistant professor ABD
PhD/University of Texas, Austin
Prior: University of Texas, Austin

Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Sophie Agnes Morton, lecturer
MA/University of North Texas
Prior: University of North Texas

Dorian Roehrs,
assistant professor
PhD/ Indiana University
Prior: Indiana University

Amy Schreiber,
lecturer
MA/University of Northern Iowa
Prior: Plano West Senior High School

Yayoi Takeuchi, lecturer
MA/Ohio University
Prior: Ohio University

Department of History

Nancy Stockdale,
assistant professor
PhD/University of California, Santa Barbara
Prior: University of Central Florida

Department of Journalism

David Wachanga, lecturer (dual appointment with SLIS)
MA/University of North Texas
Prior: University of North Texas

Department of Political Science

Idean Salehyan, assistant professorABD
PhD/University of California, San Diego
Prior: University of California, San Diego

Mathieu Turgeon, assistant professor
PhD/University of Texas, Austin
Prior: University of Texas, Austin

Department of Psychology

Adriel Boals,
assistant professor
PhD/North Carolina State University
Prior: Duke University

Department of Radio, Television and Film

Sandra Larke-Walsh,
lecturer
PhD/University of Sunderland, UK
Prior: University of North Texas

Fang Liu, assistant professor ABD
PhD/Michigan State University
Prior: Michigan State University

Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences

Gloria Streit Olness, assistant professor
PhD/University of Texas, Dallas
Prior: University of Texas, Dallas

College of Business Administration

Department of Accounting

Tammy Jean Atwood, assistant professor
PhD.University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Prior: Kansas State University

Anita Jo Reed, assistant professor ABD
PhD/University of South Florida
Prior: University of Central Florida

Department of Finance, Real Estate, and Law

Min "Enya" He,
assistant professor ABD
PhD/University of Georgia
Prior: University of Georgia

Department of Information Technology and Decision Sciences

Anna Sidorova, visiting assistant professor
PhD/Washington State University
Prior: Price Waterhouse-Coopers

Department of Management

Danielle Cooper Annamalai, assistant professor ABD
PhD/University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Prior: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Department of Marketing and Logistics

Francisco Guzman, assistant professor
PhD/Universitat Ranon Llull-ESADE
Prior: EGADE ITESM-CEM, Mexico

College of Education


Department of Counseling, Development, and Higher Education

Donald Easton-Brooks, assistant professor
PhD/University of Colorado, Denver
Prior: Central Washington University

Armandina Macias-Brown, lecturer
MEd/George Mason University
Prior: Beaty Early Childhood School

Delini Fernando, assistant professor
PhD/University of New Orleans
Prior: University of Oklahoma

Armandina Macias-Brown, lecturer
MEd/George Mason University
Prior: Beaty Early Childhood School

Jacob Rodriguez, assistant professor
PhD/Graduate School of the Claremont Colleges
Prior: Claremont Graduate University

Department of Teacher Education and Administration

Colleen M. Eddy, assistant professor
EdD/Baylor University
Prior: Baylor University

Richard Fossey, professor
EdD/Harvard University
Prior: University of Houston

Ruth Guevara, assistant professor
EdD/Texas Woman’s University
Prior: Coppell High School

Christie D. Jones, lecturer
MA/Florida Atlantic University
Prior: University of North Texas

Chitlada Patchen, assistant professor
PhD/University of Nevada, Reno
Prior: Chiang Mai University, Thailand

Kelley Marie Reidt, assistant professor ABD
PhD/University of Texas, Austin
Prior: University of Texas, Austin

Department of Technology and Cognition

Gladys Hildreth, lecturer
PhD/Michigan State University
Prior: University of Kentucky

Jie (Jessica) Li, assistant professor
PhD/Pennsylvania State University
Prior: Texas A&M University

Smita Shukla-Mehta, associate professor
PhD/University of Oregon
Prior: University of Texas, Tyler

Scott Warren, assistant professor
PhD/Indiana University
Prior: Indiana University

College of Engineering


Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Bill Buckles,
professor
PhD/University of Alabama, Huntsville
Prior: Tulane University

JungHwan Oh, assistant professor
PhD/University of Central Florida
Prior: University of Texas, Arlington

Xiaohui Yuan, assistant professor
PhD/Tulane University
Prior: Natl. Institutes of Health/University of Maryland University College

Department of Engineering Technology

Nourredine Boubekri, professor and department chair
PhD/University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Prior: Northern Illinois University

Department of Materials Science and Electrical Engineering

Tae-Youl Choi, assistant professor
PhD/University of California, Berkeley
Prior: Laboratory of Thermodynamics in Emerging Technology

Zhi-gang Feng,
assistant professor
PhD/Tulane University
Prior: Xavier University

Efstathios E. Michaelides, professor
PhD/Brown University
Prior: Southcentral Research Center of the National Institute for Global Environmental Change

Alan Needleman,
visiting professor
PhD/Harvard University
Prior: Brown University

Sandra K. Sparr-Boetcher,
assistant professor
PhD/University of Minnesota
Prior: University of Minnesota

College of Music


David Pickett, professor
PhD/University of Surrey
Prior: Lapeer County Concert Choir, Michigan

Division of Composition Studies

David S. Bithell,
assistant professor
PhD/University of California, Berkeley
Prior: University of California, Berkeley

Elizabeth McNutt, lecturer
DMA/University of California, San Diego
Prior: University of North Texas

Division of Instrumental Studies

Jaymee Haefner, lecturer
MM/University of Arizona, Tucson
Prior: Indiana University Southeast; Owensboro Symphony Orchestra

Division of Music Education

Jeremy Polk, lecturer
MM/University of North Texas
Prior: Weatherford College/Decatur ISD/S&S Elite Marching

Division of Music History, Theory and Ethnomusicology

Benjamin Brand, assistant professor
PhD/Yale University
Prior: Yale University

Laila Kteily-O'Sullivan, assistant professor
PhD/University of North Texas
Prior: Cedarville University

Stephen Zank, visiting assistant professor
PhD/Duke University
Prior: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Division of Vocal Studies

Inci Bashar, visiting professor
DMA/University of Cincinnati
Prior: Private Studio, Frisco, TX

Jennifer Lane, professor
MA/Brooklyn College Conservatory of Brooklyn, City University of New York
Prior: University of Kentucky

College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Department of Anthropology

Mark A. Calamia, assistant professor
PhD/University of Colorado, Boulder
Prior: Ethnographic Inquiry

Department of Criminal Justice

Ashley Blackburn, assistant professorABD
PhD/Sam Houston State University
Prior: University of North Texas

Lisa Renae Muftic, assistant professorABD
PhD/North Dakota State University
Prior: North Dakota State University

Department of Public Administration

Simon A. Andrew, assistant professor ABD
PhD/Florida State University
Prior: Florida State University

Sudha S. Arlikatti, assistant professor ABD
PhD/Texas A&M University
Prior: Texas A&M University

Department of Rehabilitation, Social Work and Addictions


Tonya G. Callaway, lecturer
PhD/University of North Texas
Prior: University of North Texas

Denise Catalano, assistant professor ABD
PhD/University of Wisconsin, Madison
Prior: University of Wisconsin, Madison

Brenda Jean Lightfoot, assistant professor
PhD/University of Texas, Austin
Prior: Austin Community College

School of Library and Information Sciences

David Wachanga, lecturer (dual appointment with Journalism)
MA/University of North Texas
Prior: University of North Texas

School of Visual Arts

Division of Art Education/Art History

Lisa Owen, assistant professor ABD
PhD/University of Texas, Austin
Prior: Concordia University

Carmen Smith, visiting assistant professor
PhD/University of North Texas
Prior: Kimbell Art Museum

Division of Design

Ron Reed, assistant professor
MS/Colorado State University
Prior: El Centro College

Division of Studio

Mark Pease,
visiting assistant professor
MFA/University of Pennsylvania
Prior: Art Institutes International Minnesota

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College of Business Administration

Department of Accounting

Dennis Elam, assistant professor
PhD/University of Texas, Austin
Prior: Texas A&M University, Kingsville/San Antonio

Department of Finance, Real Estate, and Law

Michael W. Carter, assistant professor
PhD/Texas A&M University
Prior: University of Arkansas

Department of Information Technology and Decision Sciences

Daniel D. Friesen, assistant professor
PhD/ University of Texas, Arlington
Prior: Midwestern State University

College of Education

Department of Teacher Education and Administration

Linda K. Allen,
assistant professor
EdD/Texas Woman's University
Prior: Mansfield Independent School District

Ruth Guevara,
assistant professor
EdD/Texas Woman’s University
Prior: Coppell High School

Roberto E. Trevino, assistant professor
PhD/University of Texas
Prior: The Trevino Research Group, LLC

College of Public Administration and Community Service

Department of Criminal Justice

Tiffiney B. Cottledge, lecturer
MA/Prairie View A&M University
Prior: Prairie View A&M University & Paul Quinn College

Department of Rehabilitation, Social Work, and Addictions

Constance L. Lacy, assistant professor
PhD/University of Texas at Arlington
Prior: Eastfield College and Dallas Independent School District

Department of Sociology

Brenda McCoy, assistant professor
PhD/University of North Texas
Prior: University of Texas, Dallas

Jackquice Smith-Mahdi, assistant professor
PhD/Oklahoma State University
Prior: Washburn University

Libraries

Todd C. Enoch, visiting librarian I
M.L.S., University of North Texas

William L. Hicks, librarian I
M.S.I.S., University of North Texas

Michelle M. Mears, librarian III
M.L.I.S., University of Texas, Austin
MA/Baylor University

Jennifer Dawn Starr-Hoffman, visiting librarian I
M.S.L.S., University of North Texas

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