Skip to Content

Organization

Leadership

Twister Marquiss

Twister Marquiss, M.F.A.

Director of the Common Experience
and 2018-2019 Innovation Theme Chair

Senior Lecturer, University College
Faculty in Department of English and Honors College
512.245.3579 | twister@txstate.edu

Erika Nielson

Erika Nielson, Ph.D.

Assistant Director of the Common Experience
and Common Reading Coordinator

Senior Lecturer, University College
Faculty in Department of Curriculum and Instruction
512.245.3579 | erika.nielson@txstate.edu

Creative Staff

Kelsey Huckaby

Curator, Gallery of the Common Experience

Kaylee Smith

Social Media Coordinator

2018-2019 Common Experience Committee

Lisa Ancelet
University Libraries

Dr. Audwin Anderson
Director, Center for Diversity and Gender Studies

Dr. Gary Beall
Regents’ Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Dr. Jennifer Beck
Director, Retention Management & Planning

Victoria Black
Director, PACE Peer Mentoring

Dale Blasingame
School of Journalism and Mass Communications

Michelle Bohn
Senior Administrative Assistant, University College

Dr. Kambra Bolch
Associate Dean for Academic Programs, University College

Linda Nenno Breining
Department of Theatre and Dance

Dr. Claire Canavan
Department of Theatre and Dance

Pamela Carlile
San Marcos Public Library

Dr. Jo Ann Carson
Philosophy

Lisa Chrans
General Studies

Nicole DesChamps-Benke
School of Art and Design

Dr. Shannon FitzPatrick
Attorney for Students

Kym Fox
School of Journalism and Mass Communications

Stephen Frayser
Director, Science, Technology, and Advanced Research (STAR) Park

Dr. Jesse Gainer
Curriculum and Instruction

Mario Garza
Indigenous Cultures Institute

Matthew Gonzales
Undergraduate Student, Sophomore

Sylvia Gonzales
University College

Tammy Gonzales
Center for the Study of the Southwest

Daniel Guerrero
Department of Management

Chad Hammett
Department of English

Margo Handwerker
School of Art and Design

Dr. Craig Hanks
Chair, Department of Philosophy

Caitlin Harvey
Office of University Marketing

Joan Heath
Associate Vice President and University Librarian

Jeanne Heinen
Assistant Director of Development, Annual Giving

Kay Hetherly
Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Dana Holmes
University Seminar

Kelsey Huckaby
Gallery of the Common Experience

Dr. Gwendolyn Hustvedt
School of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Julie Jackson
Curriculum and Instruction

Dr. Sean Justice
School of Art and Design

Dr. Elizabeth Kanon
Department of Philosophy

Erin Kehr
Department of Theatre and Dance

Liz King
University Libraries

Twister Marquiss
Director of the Common Experience

Dr. Gloria Martinez
Department of Sociology

Diann McCabe
Community Member

Laramie McWilliams
Assistant Dean of Students

Dr. Amy Meeks
Department of Psychology

Mayra Mejia
Center for Diversity and Gender Studies

Dr. Michael Nelson Miller
University Seminar

Dr. Greg Moses
Department of Philosophy

Nadine Mozon
Department of Theatre and Dance

Dr. Michael Nava
Associate Dean for Student Services, University College

Dr. Erika Nielson
Curriculum and Instruction

Dr. Araceli Ortiz
LBJ Institute for STEM Education and Research

Diane Osborne
Curriculum and Instruction

Peter Pereira
Assistant Director, Student Involvement

Sarah Pivonka
Academic Budget Specialist, University College

Dr. Stefanie Ramirez
School of Family and Consumer Sciences

Michael Rau
Department of Theatre and Dance

Gaila Raymer
School of Music

Dr. Edna Rehbein
Assistant Vice President, Round Rock Campus

Q'Anteria Roberson
Student Health Center

Maria Rocha
Indigenous Cultures Institute

Claudia Roeschmann
School of Art and Design

Dr. Rodney Rohde
Program Chair, Clinical Laboratory Science

Dr. Aimee Roundtree
Department of English

Dr. Nico Schüler
School of Music

Amanda Scott
Department of English

Emari Shelvin
Undergraduate Student, Junior 

Jesse Silva
Assistant Director, Office Student Diversity and Inclusion

Liz Sisemore
University Libraries

Kaylee Smith
Undergraduate Student, Junior

Dr. Shaunna Smith
Curriculum and Instruction

Dr. Carols Solis
Associate Vice President, Instructional Technologies Support

Michelle Sotolongo
Honors College

Dr. Peter Tschirhart
Associate Dean, Honors College

Dr. Rosina Valle
Center for P-16 Initiatives

Margaret Vaverek
University Libraries

Lea Velez
School of Social Work

Dr. Melinda Villagran
Department of Communication Studies

Skyller Walkes
Associate Director, Office of Disability Services

Nicole Wesley
Department of Theatre and Dance

Dr. Julie Westerlund
Department of Biology

Jonnie Wilson
Assistant Director, Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion

Dr. Nancy Wilson
Director of Lower Division Studies, Department of English

Dr. Rick Wilson
Department of Marketing