Graduate Council

Dr. Andrea Golato, Dean, The Graduate College, Chair

Dr. Andy Batey, Chair and Associate Professor, Engineering Technology (1988-2017)
Dr. Chad Booth, Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry (2009-2018)
Dr. Beth Bos, Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction (2015-2018)
Dr. Scott Bowman, Associate Professor, Criminal Justice (2015-2018)
Dr. William Chittenden, Associate Professor, Finance and Economics (2013-2016)
Dr. Paul Cohen, Professor, English (2000-2016)
Dr. Joellen Coryell, Assistant Professor, Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education, and School Psychology (2014-2017)
Dr. Celeste Domsch, Associate Professor, Communication Disorders (2014-2017)
Dr. Matthew Eichler, Associate Professor, Occupational, Workforce and Leadership Studies (2014-2016)
Dr. Karen Gibbs, Associate Professor, Physical Therapy (2011-2017)
Dr. Patti Giuffre, Professor, Sociology (2013-2016)
Dr. Reiko Graham, Associate Professor, Psychology (2013-2016)
Dr. Michelle D. Hamilton, Associate Professor, Anthropology (2013-2016)
Dr. Catherine Hawkins, Professor, Social Work (2015-2018)
Dr. Vanessa Higgins Joyce, Assistant Professor, Journalism and Mass Communication (2015-2018)
Dr. Gwendolyn Hustvedt, Associate Professor, Family and Consumer Sciences (2015-2018)
Dr. Charles Kebodeaux, Lecturer, Accounting (2015-2018)
Dr. Maureen Keeley, Professor, Communication Studies (2014-2017)
Dr. Kim Lee, Assistant Professor, Health Administration (2014-2017)
Dr. David Lemke, Professor, Biology (2006-2018)
Dr. Shirley Levenson, Assistant Professor, St. David's School of Nursing (2013-2016)
Dr. Yongmei Lu, Professor, Geography (2015-2018)
Dr. Sandra Mayo, Associate Professor, Theater and Dance (2013-2016)
Dr. Audrey McKinney, Associate Professor, Philosophy (2013-2016)
Dr. Karen Meaney, Professor, Health and Human Performance (2015-2018)
Dr. Rebecca Montgomery, Associate Professor, History (2013-2016)
Dr. Doug Morrish, Associate Professor, Agriculture (2006-2018)
Mr. Matt Painter, Senior Lecturer, Management (2011-2018)
Dr. Greg Passty, Professor, Mathematics (2007-2016)
Dr. Ludim Pedroza, Associate Professor, Music (2015-2018)
Dr. Wuxu Peng, Professor, Computer Science (2014-2017)
Dr. J. Yuri Porras, Associate Professor, Modern Languages (2014-2017)
Dr. Dianne Rahm, Professor, Political Science (2012-2018)
Ms. Claudia Roeschmann, Associate Professor, Art and Design (2010-2016)
Dr. Jaymeen Shah, Associate Professor, Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods (2015-2018)
Dr. Nikoleta Theodoropoulou, Associate Professor, Physics (2014-2017)
Dr. Vishu Viswanathan, Professor, Ingram School of Engineering (2014-2017)
Dr. Tiankai Wang, Associate Professor, Health Information Management (2015-2018)
Dr. Gail Zank, Associate Professor, Marketing (2002-2017)

Ex Officio:
Dr. Gene Bourgeois, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs (T)
Mr. Louis Jimenez, University Registrar, Office of University Registrar (T)
Dr. Denise M. Trauth, President, Texas State University (T)

Recommends Graduate College policies to the Dean of The Graduate College, who in turn administers the policies or submits recommendations to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and the President's Cabinet.  The Graduate Council also reviews standards for admissions, retention and enrollment patterns, in concurrence with the Dean.  The Graduate Council also approves membership standards for graduate faculty.