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Graduate Council

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

Dr. Sonya Armstrong, Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction (R)
Dr. Angela Ausbrooks, Associate Professor, Social Work (2016-2019) (R)
Dr. Andy Batey, Chair and Associate Professor, Engineering Technology (1988-2020) (R)
Dr. Chad Booth, Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry (2009-2018) (R)
Dr. Amanda Boutot, Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction (2017-2019) (R)
Dr. Scott Bowman, Associate Professor, Criminal Justice (2015-2018)  (R)
Dr. Emily Brunson, Associate Professor, Anthropology (2016-2019) (R)
Dr. Tricia Burke, Assistant Professor, Communication Studies (2018-2020) (R)
Dr. William Chittenden, Associate Professor, Finance and Economics (2013-2019) (R)
Dr. Joellen Coryell, Associate Professor, Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education, and School Psychology (2014-2017) (R)
Dr. Celeste Domsch, Associate Professor, Communication Disorders (2014-2020) (R)
Dr. M. Clay Green, Professor, Biology (R)
Dr. Patti Giuffre, Professor, Sociology (2013-2019) (R)
Dr. Michel Haigh, Professor, Journalism and Mass Communication (2017-2020)
Dr. Paul Hart, Professor, International Studies (2016-2019) (R)
Dr. Jan Hodges, Associate Professor, Health and Human Performance (2017-2020) (R)
Dr. Jennifer Irvin, Associate Professor, Materials Science, Engineering, and Commercialization (R)
Dr. Wesley Jennings, Professor, Criminal Justice (R)
Dr. James Koschoreck, Associate Professor, Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education and School Psychology (2017-2020) (R)
Dr. C. Scott Kruse, Assistant Professor, Health Administration (2017-2020)
Dr. Jason Kwak, Professor, Music (2016-2019) (R)
Dr. Clarena Larotta, Associate, Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education and School Psychology (2017-2020) (R)
Dr. Sam (Hsun Ming) Lee, Associate Professor, Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods (2017-2020) (R)
Dr. David Lemke, Professor, Biology (2006-2018) (R)
Dr. Shirley Levenson, Clinical Assistant Professor, St. David's School of Nursing (2013-2019) (R)
Dr. Kasey Martin, Associate Professor, Accounting (2017-2020)
Dr. Audrey McKinney, Associate Professor, Philosophy (2013-2019) (R)
Mr. Brandon McWilliams, Assistant Professor, Theatre and Dance (2017-2020) (R)
Dr. Rebecca Montgomery, Associate Professor, History (2013-2019) (R)
Dr. Anne Hee-Hiong Ngu, Professor, Computer-Science (R)
Mr. Matt Painter, Senior Lecturer, Management (2011-2020) (R)
Dr. Greg Passty, Professor, Mathematics (2007-2019) (R)
Dr. Wuxu Peng, Professor, Computer Science (2014-2020) (R)
Dr. J. Yuri Porras, Professor, Modern Languages (2014-2020) (R)
Dr. Nandhini Rangarajan, Associate Professor, Political Science (2016-2019) (R)
Ms. Claudia Roeschmann, Associate Professor, Art and Design (2010-2019) (R)
Dr. Teya Rosenberg, Professor, English (2017-2020) (R)
Dr. Rodney Runyan, School Director and Professor, Family and Consumer Sciences (2017-2020)
Dr. Chris Russian, Professor, Respiratory Care (2017-2020) (R)
Dr. Jaymeen Shah, Associate Professor, Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods (2015-2018) (R)
Dr. Lois Stickley, Associate Professor, Physical Therapy (R)
Dr. Nikoleta Theodoropoulou, Associate Professor, Physics (2014-2020) (R)
Dr. Vishu Viswanathan, Professor, Ingram School of Engineering (2014-2020) (R)
Dr. Dexter Wakefield, Assistant Professor, Agriculture (2016-2019) (R)
Dr. Tiankai Wang, Associate Professor, Health Information Management (2015-2018) (R)
Dr. Alexander White, Associate Professor, Mathematics (R)
Dr. Gail Zank, Professor, Marketing (2002-2017) (R)
Dr. Kelly Haskard Zolnierek, Associate Professor, Psychology (2017-2020) (R)
Dr. F. Benjamin Zhan, Professor, Geography (R)
TBD (R)

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)

Function:
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.