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Graduate Council

Dr. Andrea Golato, Dean, Graduate College, Chair

Dr. Farhad Ameri, Associate Professor, Engineering Technology (2019-2022) (R)
Dr. Sonya Armstrong, Professor, Curriculum and Instruction (R)
Dr. Ann Brooks, Professor, Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education, and School Psychology (R)
 Dr. William Chittenden, Associate Professor, Finance and Economics (2013-2022) (R)
Dr. Christina Conlee, Professor, Anthropology (R)  
Dr. Jose Carlos de la Puente, Associate Professor, History (2018-2021) (R)
Dr. Celeste Domsch, Associate Professor, Communication Disorders (2014-2020) (R)
Dr. Bob Fischer, Assistant Professor, Philosophy (2019-2022) (R)
Dr. Patti Giuffre, Professor, Sociology (2013-2022) (R)
Dr. M. Clay Green, Professor, Biology (R)
Dr. Michel Haigh, Professor, Journalism and Mass Communication (2017-2020) (R)
Dr. Paul Hart, Professor, International Studies (2016-2022) (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. Chang Ji, Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry (2018-2021) (R)
Dr. James Kilby, Associate Professor, Anthropology (2019-2022) (R)
Dr. James Koschoreck, Associate Professor, Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education and School Psychology (R)
Dr. C. Scott Kruse, Associate Professor, Health Administration (2017-2020) (R)  
Dr. David Lemke, Professor, Biology (2006-2021) (R)
Dr. Kasey Martin, Associate Professor, Accounting (2017-2020) (R)
Mr. Brandon McWilliams, Associate Professor, Theatre and Dance (2017-2020) (R)  
Mr. William Meek, Professor, Art and Design (2020-2022) (R)
Dr. Anne Hee-Hiong Ngu, Professor, Computer Science ((R)
Dr. Kay Nicols, Associate Professor, Management (2018-2021) (R)
Dr. Greg Passty, Professor, Mathematics (2007-2022) (R)
Dr. Ludim Pedroza, Associate Professor, Music (2018-2021) (R)
Dr. Wuxu Peng, Professor, Computer Science (2014-2020) (R)
Dr. Edwin Piner, Professor, Physics (2019-2022) (R)
Dr. J. Yuri Porras, Professor, World Languages and Literatures (2014-2020) (R)
Dr. Nandhini Rangarajan, Associate Professor, Political Science (2016-2022) (R)
Dr. Lucia Summers Rodriguez, Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice and Criminology (2019-2022) (R)
Dr. Teya Rosenberg, Professor, English (2017-2020) (R)
Dr. Chris Russian, Professor, Respiratory Care (2017-2020) (R)
Dr. Jaymeen Shah, Professor, Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods (2019-2022) (R)
Dr. Shailen Singh, Assistant Professor, Organization, Workforce and Leadership Studies (2018-2021) (R)
Dr. Mark Stafford, Professor, Criminal Justice and Criminology (R)
Dr. Lois Stickley, Associate Professor, Physical Therapy (R)
Dr. Sharon Strickland, Associate Professor, Mathematics (R)
Dr. Raphael Travis, Associate Professor, Social Work (2019-2022) (R)
Dr. Lindsay Timmerman, Associate Professor, Communication Studies (2019-2022) (R)
Dr. Vishu Viswanathan, Professor, Ingram School of Engineering (2014-2020) (R)
Dr. Nicole Wagner, Assistant Professor, Agricultural Sciences (2018-2021) (R)
Dr. Susan Waite, Assistant Professor, Curriculum and Instruction (2018-2021) (R)
Dr. Tiankai Wang, Associate Professor, Health Information Management (2015-2021) (R)
Dr. Amy Weimer, Professor, Family and Consumer Sciences (2019-2022) (R)
Dr. Pamela Willson, Clinical Professor, St. David’s School of Nursing (2018-2021) (R)
Dr. Kathy Ybanez-Llorente, Associate Professor, Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education, and School Psychology (2019-2022) (R)
Dr. Gail Zank, Professor, Marketing (2002-2020) (R)
Dr. F. Benjamin Zhan, Professor, Geography (R)
Dr. Kelly Haskard Zolnierek, Associate Professor, Psychology (2017-2020) (R)

Ex Officio:
Dr. Gene Bourgeois, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs (T)
Mr. Louis Jimenez, University Registrar, 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.