Feb 17, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog: Undergraduate, Graduate, and College of Law 
    
2018-2019 Catalog: Undergraduate, Graduate, and College of Law

Administration and Faculty


Governance and Administration

Governance

UNT System Board of Regents

The Board of Regents is the governing body of the University of North Texas System, which includes the University of North Texas at Dallas, the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, and the University of North Texas. The Board is composed of nine members who are appointed by the Governor of Texas and confirmed by the Senate. The members are appointed for staggered terms of six years each.

Chair, Brint Ryan (2021), Dallas
Vice Chairman, Laura Wright (2021), Dallas

Mary Denny (2023), Aubrey
Milton B. Lee, II ((2023), San Antonio
A.K. Mago (2021), Dallas
Carlos Munguia (2023), University Park
Rusty Reid (2019), Fort Worth
Gwyn Shea (2019), Irving
B. Glen Whitley (2019), Hurst

The Governor of the State of Texas shall appoint a Student Regent annually to serve a one-year term. The Student Regent must be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at an Institution at the time of appointment and throughout the Student Regent’s term.

Student Regent, Amanda Pajares (2019)

Administration

UNT System Administration

Lesa B. Roe, MS, Chancellor of the University of North Texas System
Barbara Abercrombie, PhD, Chief Human Capital Officer
Paul Corliss, Chief Communications Officer
Rama Dhuwaraha, Chief Information Officer
Nancy S. Footer, JD, Vice Chancellor and General Counsel
Tracy C. Grunig, Chief Audit Executive UNT System
Rosemary Haggett, PhD, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Student Success
Jack Morton, JD, Vice Chancellor for Governmental Relations
Cassandra Nash, Interim Vice Chancellor for Facilities Planning and Construction and Chief Architect
Gary Rahlfs, Vice Chancellor for Finance
Rey Rodrigues, Associate Vice Chancellor for Government Relations and Chief Policy Operations Officer

UNT Dallas Administration

The President is the chief executive officer of the institution and has general authority and responsibility for the administration of the University, subject to the policies and rules of the Board and under the direction of the Chancellor. Assisting the President with these administrative responsibilities is a solid core of experts in the educational arena as well as seasoned business professionals. The faculty and staff of UNT Dallas are committed to providing quality degree programs and services and take pride in the services it provides its students and the surrounding community.

Bob Mong, President
Betty Stewart, Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs
Angie Castillo, Executive Assistant to the President
Jamaica Chapple, AVP of Student Access and Success for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Paul Corliss, Chief Communications Officer
Stephanie Holley, Vice President for Student Access and Sucess
Jim Main, Executive Vice President for Administration and CFO
Dawn Remmers, Assistant Provost
Michael Williams, Distinguished Leader-In-Residence
Monica Williams, Vice President for University Advancement and President of the UNT Dallas Foundation

Academic Deans

Glenda Balas, PhD, Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Felecia Epps, JD, Dean of the College of Law
John Gasko, PhD, Dean of Education
Constance Lacy, PhD, LCSW, HS-BCP, Dean of Human Services
Karen Shumway, PhD, Dean of Business


UNT Dallas 2018-2019 Faculty

September 1, 2018 (list current at time of posting)

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AGBODZAKEY, JAMES, Associate Professor of Public Leadership. BA, University of Ghana; MS, Ohio University; PhD, Florida Atlantic University

AL-SULTAN, SAIF, Assistant Professor of Information Technology. BS, University of Technology - Baghdad, Iraq; PhD, De Montfort University, United Kingdom

AMIN, IFTEKHAR, Assistant Professor of Human Services. BS, University of Dhaka; MA, University of Dhaka; MA, University of Texas at Arlington; PhD, University of North Texas

ARXER, STEVEN, Associate Professor of Sociology. BS, Barry University; MA, University of Miami; PhD, University of Florida

ARYA, VINOD, Professor of Mathematics. MS, Meerut University; PhD, University of Roorkee

BABCOCK, MATTHEW, Assistant Professor of History. BA, Dartmouth College; MA, University of New Mexico; PhD, Southern Methodist University

BAGGERLY, JENNIFER, Professor of Counseling. BA, Trinity University; MA, Colorado Christian University; PhD, University of North Texas

BALAS, GLENDA, Dean of Liberal Arts and Life Sciences and Professor of Communication Studies and Interim Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Excellence and Student Success. BA, Eastern New Mexico University; MBA, Eastern New Mexico University; PhD, The University of Iowa

BARTULA, AARON, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice/Sociology. BS, The University of Texas at Austin; MS, Loyola University, PhD, The University of Texas at Dallas

BORGES, WALTER, Assistant Professor of Political Science. BA, Cornell University; PhD, University of Texas at Dallas

BRIDGES, JONATHAN, Assistant Professor of Law.  BA, Friends University; MA, Ball State University; JD, University of Notre Dame School of Law

BRYANT, LARRY CURTIS, Assistant Professor of Teacher Education/Special Education. BS, St. Cloud State University; MS, St. Cloud State University; MS, University of Wisconsin at Madison; PhD, University of Wisconsin at Madison

BURKETT, JERRY, Assistant Dean of the School of Education. BS, Baylor University; MA, Dallas Baptist University; PhD, Dallas Baptist University

CASA DE CALVO, ELIZABETH, Lecturer of Psychology. BA, University of Texas at San Antonio; MA, Texas Tech University

CASA DE CALVO, MARIO, Associate Professor of Psychology. BA, University of Michigan; MA, Texas Tech University; PhD, Texas Tech University

CHAMBERS, EVERETT, Assistant Professor of Law and Assistant Dean of Pedagogy. BS, University of the West Indies (Kingston, Jamaica); JD, Texas Wesleyan University School of Law

CONNER, FRANCES, Lecturer of Business Marketing. BABA and MBA, Dallas Baptist University; DBA, University of Sarasota

COURSEY, LAUREN, Visiting Lecturer in Psychology. BA, University of North Texas; MS, University of Texas at Arlington; PhD, University of Texas at Arlington

CROCKETT, MATT, Assistant Professor of Law. BS, University of New Orleans, JD, California Western School of Law

EIMERBRINK, PRIYA, Lecturer of Psychology. BA, Purdue University; MS, University of Texas at Arlington; PhD, University of Texas at Arlington

EPPS, FELECIA, Dean of the College of Law.  BA, Cornell College; JD Creighton University School of Law

FJORDBAK, SHARON, Lecturer in Business Law.  BBA, Southern Methodist University, JD, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

FLORES, ISAURA, Associate Professor of Business/Management and Assistant Dean School of Business. BS Instituto Technologico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey; MBA, Instituto Technologico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey; PhD, Instituto Technologico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey

FRANTZ, AUBREY, Lecturer in Biology. BA, University of Kentucky; PhD, University of Kentucky

FRIESEN, DANIEL, Associate Professor of Business. BS, McNeese State University; MBA, McNeese State University; PhD, University of Texas at Arlington

GARNER, WILLIAM, Assistant Professor of Public Health. BA, Texas A&M University-Commerce; MPH, University of North Texas Health Science Center; PhD, University of North Texas Health Science Center

GASKO, JOHN, Dean of the School of Education. BS, New York Merchant Marine Academy; MA, St. Mary’s University; PhD, University of Texas at Austin

GOKTAN BILHAN, A. BANU, Associate Professor of Business. BA, Middle East Technical University; MBA, Dokuz Eylul University; PhD, University of North Texas

GOODSON, JOSHUA, Visiting Lecturer in Mathematics. BS, Texas Lutheran University; MS, Texas State University; PhD, Texas State University 

GRAHAM, YOLANDA, Lecturer in Elementary Math Education. BS, Oral Roberts University, MA, Oral Roberts University

GRANT, HELENA, Lecturer in Mathematics. BS, University of Science and Technology-Ghana; MS, Texas A&M Commerce

GUEVARA, RUTH, Senior Lecturer of Teacher Education. BS, Pan American University; MEd, Texas Woman’s University; EdD, Texas Woman’s University

HACKARD, GRETCHEN, Senior Lecturer of Criminal Justice. BBA, University of North Texas; MS, University of North Texas; JD, University of Houston

HALLOUCHE, FARID, Lecturer of Information Technology. MBA, Saginaw Valley State University; ED.S, Saginaw Valley University; PhD, Newcastle University

HAMILTON, DONNA, Assistant Professor of Biology. BS, Midwestern State University; MS, Midwestern State University; PhD, Texas Tech University

HARRIS, PAMELA, Assistant Professor of Visual Arts. BA, Illinois State University; MFA, Memphis College of Art

HARRIS, ROBERT, Lecturer in English. BA, University of North Texas; MLA (MLS) Southern Methodist University

HART, EDWARD, Assistant Professor of Law and Assistant Dean of the Law Library. BA, Valdosta State University; MA, Valdosta State University; JD, New England Law - Boston

HOLDEN, RICHARD, Professor of Criminal Justice. BS, Abilene Christian University; MS, Abilene Christian University; PhD, Sam Houston State University

HOLMES, GARY, Associate Professor of Business Marketing. BS, Missouri State Univeristy; MBA, Drury University; PhD, University of North Texas

HOLMES, SARA, Lecturer of Communication and Technology. BA, University of North Texas; MA, University of North Texas

HOYT, MARY, Lecturer of Mathematics. BS, University of New Haven; MS, University of New Haven

HUBBARD, JOHN, Lecturer of Business Management.  MBA The University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D. The University of Southern Mississippi

INGRAM, WILLIAM, Assistant Professor of Hospitality Management.  BS, Texas Tech University, MS, Texas Tech University; PhD, University of Central Florida

JACOBSON, LOREN, Assistant Professor of Law. BA, Yale University, M.Phil, Cambridge University, JD, Columbia Law School

JESMIN, SYEDA, Associate Professor of Sociology. MSS, University of Dhaka; MA, University of Texas at Arlington; MPH, UNT Health Science Center; PhD, University of North Texas

JOHNSON, GWENDOLYN, Assistant Professor of Teacher Education/Mathematics. BS, Bowling Green State University; MBA, Bowling Green State University; PhD, University of South Florida

KAHNG, BYUNGIK, Assistant Professor of Mathematics. BS, Seoul National University; MS, Stanford University; PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

KHAN, NOUREEN, Associate Professor of Mathematics. MS, University of Texas at Dallas; PhD, University of Texas at Dallas

KING, CINDY, Assistant Professor of English. BA, University of Toledo; MA, University of Southern Mississippi; PhD, Florida State University

LACY, CONSTANCE, Senior Lecturer of Human Services and Dean, School of Human Services. BSW, University of North Texas; MSSW, University of Texas at Arlington; PhD, University of Texas at Arlington

LANSING, MICHAEL, Lecturer in Hospitality Management. BA, MBA, Lamar University

LARSON, THEODORE, Lecturer in Computer Information Systems. BA, University of Maryland University College, MS, Troy University, MS University of Texas at Dallas, PhD, Northcentral University

LIN, YU-FEN, Assistant Professor of Counseling. BA, Dang-Chiang University; MDiv, Taiwan Theological College & Seminary; MS, Texas A&M-Commerce; PhD, Sam Houston State University

LOVING, AJAMU, Assistant Professor of Business Finance. BA, Morehouse College; PhD, Texas Tech University

LUMAR, SHELIA, Lecturer of Human Services.  BS, Kansas State University; MS, University of Central Texas; MS, Tarleton State University; PhD, Texas Woman’s University

MASLANKA, MICHAEL, Assistant Professor of Law.  BS, Cornell University; JD, Tulane Law School

MCCOURTNEY, AMY, Lecturer of Clinical Mental Health. BA, MEd, and PhD, University of North Texas

MCDOWELL, CURTIS, Visiting Lecturer of Political Science. BS, Carnegie Mellon University; PhD, University of Texas at Dallas

MITRA, SUBHRO, Associate Professor of Business/Logistics and Supply Chain. BS, North Bengal University; MBA, Calcutta University; PhD, North Dakota State University

MONGIELLO, STEPHANIE, Assistant Professor Accounting/Forensic Accounting.  BA, Rice University; MBA, Southern Methodist University; JD, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

MONROE, VAUN, Lecturer of Communication and Technology. BA, The Evergreen State College; MFA, Temple University

MOSS, GLENDA, Professor of Education. BA, East Texas State University; MEd, University of Texas at Tyler; EdD, Stephen F. Austin State University

MUNIZ, ELIZABETH, Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior/HR Management. BA, University of Central Florida; MS, University of Central Florida; PhD, University of Central Florida

NARAYAN, RATNA, Associate Professor of Teacher Education/Science Education. BSc, Bombay University; MSc, Bombay University; BEd, Bombay University; PhD, University of Georgia

NOYES, MICHAEL, Lecturer of Criminal Justice. BA, Allegheny College; MS, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; PhD, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

OTTESON, GABRIEL, Visiting Lecturer in Digital Production. BS, Northern Arizona University; MA, University of North Texas

OWSLEY, BRIAN, Assistant Professor of Law.  BA, University of Notre Dame; JD, Columbia University of Law

PATTON, JOY, Senior Lecturer of Human Services. BA, University of Central Oklahoma; MA, Liberty University; MS, University of Texas at Arlington; PhD, University of Texas at Arlington

PERKINS, THOMAS, Assistant Professor of Law. BA, Howard University; JD, Loyola University School of Law

PORTERFIELD, ERIC, Assistant Professor of Law. BA, University of Texas at Austin; JD, Baylor University

PRYOR, ELLEN, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. BA, Rice University; JD, The University of Texas School of Law

RAMBALLY, GERARD, Professor of Information Sciences. BS, University of Saskatchewan; BEd, University of Saskatchewan; MMath, University of Waterloo; PhD, University of Oregon

RATH, SURA, Professor of English. BS, Ravenshaw College; MA, Utkal University; MA, Tulane University; PhD, Texas A&M University

REYNOLDS, PAUL, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice. BA, Stetson University; MS, Cumberland University; PhD, Texas State University

RODRIGUEZ, CYNTHIA, Lecturer of Teacher Education/Reading. BS, University of North Texas; MEd Texas Woman’s University; PhD, Texas Woman’s University

SANTOS-HATCHETT, SHERYL, Professor of Education and Executive Director for Bilingual Academic Support Services. . BA, Queens College; MA, Queens College; PhD, Kansas State University

SCOTT, CATHY, Associate Professor of Business Accounting.  BA, Nazareth College; MBA Amberton University; Ph.D. Capella University

SHAPPECK, MARCO, Associate Professor of Teacher Education/ESL. BA, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; MA, Northeastern Illinois University; MA, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; PhD, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

SHAQLAIH, ALI, Associate Professor of Mathematics. BS, Birzeit University; MS, An-Najah National University; MA, University of Oklahoma; MEd, University of Oklahoma; PhD, University of Oklahoma

SHULTZ, MELISSA, Assistant Professor of Law. BA, Grinnell College; JD, UT Austin School of Law

SHUMWAY, KAREN, Dean of the School of Business and Professor of Business.  BA, Northwestern University, MBA, University of Chicago; PhD, University of Chicago, Illinois

SIDDIQUE, JULIE, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice.  BBA and BA, University of Texas at Austin; MPSA, Texas A&M University; MA, MPhil, and PhD, City University of New York John Jay College of Criminal Justice

SOSA-SANCHEZ, PATRICIA, Assistant Professor. BS, Texas Woman’s University; MEd, Texas Woman’s University; PhD, Texas Woman’s University

STANLEY, MARK, Lecturer in History. BS, Texas A&M University-Texarkana; MA, University of North Texas; PhD, University of North Texas

STRONG, RICHARD, Lecturer of Radio Production and Management. BS, Norhtern Illinois University; MS, University of Colorado at Denver

TAMER, CHRISTINE, Assistant Professor of Law.  BA, Baylor University, JD, The University of Texas School of Law

TAN, ADRIAN, Lecturer in Sociology. BA, Ohio University; MA (International Affairs), Ohio University; MA (Sociology) Ohio University; PhD, University of North Texas

THOMPSON, PAMELA, Assistant Professor of Business Accounting.  BA University of Texas at Arlington; DBA North Central University

TINAJERO, ROBERT, Assistant Professor of English. BA, Austin College; MS, Perkins School of Theology; MFA, University of Houston; PhD, University of Texas at El Paso

TREGER, MARK, Lecturer of Business/Marketing, BA, Northwestern University; MBA, Northwestern University

TYNES, JERROD, Lecturer of Urban Agriculture. BS, Texas A&M University Commerce; MEd, University of North Texas

UPSHAW, JANIECE, Assistant Professor of Public Leadership. BA, Baylor University; MS, University of Texas at Arlington, PhD, University of Texas at Dallas

VALENCIA, REYNALDO, Associate Dean of Finance and Administration and Professor of Law. BA, Stanford University; MA, Stanford University, JD, Harvard Law School

VARGA, KELLY, Lecturer of Biology.  BA, St. Xavier University; PhD, The University of Illinois at Chicago

VAUGHN, MARA, Lecturer of Spanish. BA, Texas Tech University, MA, Texas Tech University; PhD, Texas Tech University

WASHINGTON, NEDRA, Lecturer of Child Development and Family Studies. BBA, Northwood University; MBA, Texas Women’s University; PhD, Texas Women’s University

WATTLEY, CHERYL BROWN, Professor of Law. AB, Smith College; JD, Boston University School of Law

WENDT, JEFFEREY, Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. BBS, Dallas Baptist University; MBA, University of Dallas; PhD, North Dakota State University

WYNN, PATRICIA, Lecturer in Finance.  BA University of North Texas; MBA University of North Texas

YATES, RALPH, Lecturer in Criminal Justice. BS, Corpus Christi State University; MS, Texas A&M -Corpus Christi

YOUSUFUDDIN, MUHAMMED, Lecturer of Chemistry. BS, University of South Carolina; PhD, University of Southern California 

ZANZALARI, DANIELLE, Assistant Professor of Business Economics. BS, Seton Hall University; MA, Clemson University; PhD, Clemson University

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