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Faculty

Dr. Paige Haber-Curran
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator, Student Affairs in Higher Education,
Department of Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education and School Psychology
 
Education
Ph.D., Leadership Studies, Higher Education concentration – University of San Diego
M.A., College Student Personnel – University of Maryland
B.S.B.A., Business Management – University of Arizona
B.A., German Studies – University of Arizona
 
Previous Positions Held
2007-2011 Instructor and Doctoral Research Assistant, Department of Leadership Studies, University of San Diego
2009-2011 Adjunct Faculty, Department of Organizational Leadership, Brandman University/ Chapman University College
2007 Assistant Director of Student Activities, University of San Diego
2006 - 2007 Leadership Coordinator, University of Arizona 
 
Phone : 512.245.7628

Dr. Shannon Rae Dean-Scott
Assistant Professor, Student Affairs in Higher Education
Department of Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education and School Psychology

Education
Ph.D., Counseling and Student Personnel Service – University of Georgia
M.Ed., Higher Education and College Student Affairs – Azusa Pacific University
B.A., Liberal Studies – Azusa Pacific University

Previous Positions Held
2013-2014 Interim, Director, International Student Life, University of Georgia
2010-2013 Doctoral Intern, Tate Student Center, University of Georgia
2008-2010 Adjunct Faculty, School of Education, Baylor University
2008-2010 Senior Residence Director, Baylor University
2005-2008 Residence Director, Baylor University

Email: srd73@txstate.edu
Phone: 512.245.5868


Dr. Margarita M. Arellano
Adjunct Faculty, Student Affairs in Higher Education
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Education
Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction - University of Texas at Austin
M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction - University of Texas at Austin
B.A., English - The National University of Nicaragua
 
Previous Positions Held
2007-2009 Senior Associate Dean of Students, University of Texas at Austin
2002-2007 Associate Dean of Students, University of Texas at Austin
1995-2002 Assistant/Associate Dean of Students for Retention Services, University of Texas at Austin
1991-1995 Student Affairs Administrator, Retention Services, University of Texas at Austin
1989-1991  Student Development Specialist, Coordinator for Services for Students with Disabilities, University of Texas at Austin
1985-1987 Married Student Housing Site Supervisor,  University of Texas at Austin
 
Email:  ma33@txstate.edu
Phone:  512.245.2124

Dr. Sherri Benn
Adjunct Faculty, Student Affairs in Higher Education
Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Director of Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion
 
Education
Ph.D., Educational Administration--University of Texas at Austin
M.Ed., Educational Administration --Texas State University
B.S ., Psychology--Texas State University
 
Previous Positions Held
2002-2003 & 2006-2007 Director of Residence Life, Texas State University
2000-2002 Students’ Ombudsman, Texas State University
1995-2000 Assistant Dean of Students, Texas State University
1992-1995 Coordinator of Student Justice, Texas State University
1990-1992 Education/Employment Coordinator/Probation Officer, Hays/Caldwell/Comal Community Supervisions and Corrections District,
Phone: 512-245-2278

Scott Brown

Dr. Scott Brown
Adjunct Faculty, Student Affairs in Higher Education
Assistant Director of Experiential Learning, Trinity University

Education
Ph.D., Counseling and Student Personnel Services – University of Georgia
M.Ed., Higher & Postsecondary Education – Arizona State University
B.S., Education – The Ohio State University

Previous Positions Held
2013-2016 Doctoral Intern, Counseling & Human Development Services, University of Georgia
2011-2013 Student Advocate, Dean of Students Office, Arizona State University
2009-2011 Academic Success Coordinator, CONHI, Arizona State University

Email: sbrown6@trinity.edu
Phone: 210.999.8824


Student Affairs in Higher Education Faculty Dr. Greg Hill

Dr. Greg Hill
Adjunct Faculty, Student Affairs in Higher Education
Assistant Director for Career Services

Education
Ph.D., Educational Psychology – University of Texas
M.A., Program Evaluation – University of Texas
M.Ed., Community Counseling – University of Texas
B.A., Journalism – University of Alabama

Previous Positions Held
2010-Present, Adjunct Professor, St. Edward’s University
2005-2006, 2009-2011, Adjunct Professor, Texas State University
1997-2000-Contract Career Counselor, University of Texas

Email:  gh15@txstate.edu
Phone:  512-245-2645


Jeff Jackson

Dr. Jeff Jackson
Adjunct Faculty, Student Affairs in Higher Education
Director of Medical Student Programs - University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine

Education
Ed.D., Education Leadership - University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
M.Ed., Student Personnel Administration - The University of Texas at Austin
B.A., Sociology - Howard Payne University

Previous Positions Held
2011-2014  Director of Student Life - University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
2010-2011  Associate Director of Student Life -  San Antonio College
2006-2008  Director of Arizona BlueChip Program - The University of Arizona
2002-2006  Program Coordinator - The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business
1999-2002  Academic Advisor - The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business
1998-1999  Assistant Graduate Coordinator The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing

Email:  jlj115@txstate.edu


Mr. Mark Kennedy
Adjunct Faculty, Student Affairs in Higher Education
Lecturer - Department of Criminal Justice
Hays County Criminal District Attorney’s Office: Assistant District Attorney – Special Counsel/Chief-Civil Division

Education
Juris Doctorate- University of Houston Law Center
M. S. Education- Texas A&M University
B. S. Psychology-Texas A&M University

Previous Positions Held
2004-2006 The Law Office of Mark D. Kennedy, Solo Practitioner of Law

2001-2004 Hays County District Attorney’s Office, Assistant District Attorney – Forfeitures Prosecutor

 Email: mk28@txstate.edu


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Dr. Lisa L. Kirkpatrick

Adjunct Faculty, Student Affairs in Higher Education
Vice President for Student Affairs, Title IX Coordinator, St. Edward’s University

Education
Ph.D., Education, Adult, Professional and Community - Texas State University  
M.Ed., College Student Personnel - Ohio University         
B.S., Journalism, Public Relations - Ohio University

Previous Positions Held
2008-2015, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students, St. Edward’s University
1998-2008, Dean of Students,  Dean of Students Office, St. Edward’s University
1997-1998, Assistant Director, Office of Student Life, St. Edward’s University, 
1996-1997, Assistant Director, Residence Life Office, St. Edward’s University
1994-1996, Area Coordinator, Residence Life Office, St. Edward’s University
1993-1994, Resident Director, Department of Residence Life, Ohio University


 

Dr. Michelle M. Lopez Adjunct Faculty, Student Affairs in Higher Education

Dr. Michelle M. Lopez

Adjunct Faculty, Student Affairs in Higher Education

 

Education

Ph.D., Higher Education Administration - Texas A&M University
M.Ed., Counseling & Guidance, Student Affairs Emphasis – Texas State University
B.S., Government – Texas Woman’s University

 

Previous Positions Held

2015-2017 Adjunct Faculty, School of Business and Communication, Concordia University Texas

2012-present Adjunct Faculty, University College, Texas State University

2008 Interim Director, Retention Management & Planning, Texas State University

2006-2012 Associate Director, Student Development & Retention, Texas State University

2004 Associate Director, Residence Life, St. Edward's University

2003 Lecturer I, Adult and Higher Education Program, The University of Texas at San Antonio

2002-2003 Director, University Center, The University of Texas at San Antonio

2001-2002 Director, Student Leadership & Cultural Programs, The University of Texas at San Antonio

2000-2001 Interim Director, University Center | Student Leadership & Activities, The University of Texas at San Antonio

1999-2000 Associate Director, Student Leadership & Activities, The University of Texas at San Antonio

1999 Assistant Director, Student Leadership & Cultural Programs, The University of Texas at San Antonio

1996-1998 Program Advisor for Student Organizations, The University of Texas at San Antonio

 

Email: ml32@txstate.edu 
Phone: 512-750-0630


 

 

Moczygemba

Dr. Anna M. Moczygemba

Adjunct Faculty, Student Affairs in Higher Education
Student Development Specialist
University Seminar Instructor

Education
Ed.D, Curriculum & Instruction, Boise State University
M.A., Curriculum & Instruction, Boise State University
B.S., Elementary Bilingual/Multicultural Education, Boise State University

Previous Positions Held
2007-2009, Coordinator-College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP), Texas State University
2001-2002, Associate Director-ENLACE, St. Edwards University
1989-1999, Assistant Director-High School Equivalency Program (HEP), Boise State University
1983-1989, Learning Development Specialist, Upward Bound Program, Boise State University 


Email: amoczygemba@txstate.edu


 

Dr. Vincent E. Morton Adjunct Faculty, Student Affairs in Higher Education Associate Dean of Students

Dr. Vincent E. Morton

Adjunct Faculty, Student Affairs in Higher Education

Associate Dean of Students

 

Education

Ph.D., Adult, Professional and Community Education-Texas State University

M.S., Interdisciplinary Studies- Southwest Texas State University

B.S., Accounting Business Control Systems -University of North Texas

 

Previous Positions Held

1991-1996 Assistant Director-Campus Recreation, Southwest Texas State University


Dr. Stella Silva Adjunct Faculty, Student Affairs in Higher Education

Dr. Stella Silva

Adjunct Faculty, Student Affairs in Higher Education

Associate Chief Diversity Officer,

Manager of Diversity Initiatives

 

Education

Ph.D. Educational Administration-University of Texas at Austin

M.A. Ed-Adult and Higher Education-University of Texas at San Antonio

B.F.A.-University of Texas at Austin

 

Previous Positions

2003-2019 Associate Director-Student Diversity and Inclusion, Texas State University

2017-2018 Deputy Assistant ADA Coordinator, Texas State University

2001-2017 University Seminar Instructor

1997-2003 Assistant Director-Student Diversity and Inclusion, Texas State University

1996-1997 Educational Skills Specialist, Palo Alto College

1994-1995 Multicultural Student Affairs, University of Texas San Antonio

 

Email: ss23@txstate.edu

Phone: 512-245-2539


 

Dr. Joanne H. Smith
Affiliate Faculty, Student Affairs in Higher Education
Vice President for Student Affairs

Education
Ph.D., Student Personnel Administration—Kansas State University
M.Ed., Counseling and Student Personnel—Wichita State University
B.S., Elementary Education—Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
 
Previous Positions Held
2000-2004 Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Director, Enrollment Management, Texas State University
1992-2000 Director, Residence Life, Texas State University
1986-1991 Assistant Director, Residence Life, Arizona State University
1976-1986 Director, Residence Life, Judicial Affairs and Orientation, McPherson College
 
Phone:  512-245-2152