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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. Scott Bowman, Associate Professor, Criminal Justice (2015-2019)  (R)
Dr. Tricia Burke, Associate Professor, Communication Studies (2018-2020) (R)
Dr. William Chittenden, Associate Professor, Finance and Economics (2013-2019) (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. Patti Giuffre, Professor, Sociology (2013-2019) (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 (2016-2019) (R)
Dr. Jan Hodges, Associate Professor, Health and Human Performance (2017-2020) (R)
Dr. Gwendolyn Hustvedt, Professor, Family and Consumer Sciences (2018-2020) (R)
Dr. Jennifer Irvin, Associate Professor, Materials Science, Engineering, and Commercialization (R)
Dr. Wesley Jennings, Professor, Criminal Justice (R)
Dr. Chang Ji, Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry (2018-2021) (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. Clarena Larrotta, Professor, 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 (2006-2021) (R)
Dr. Kasey Martin, Associate Professor, Accounting (2017-2020) (R)
Mr. Brandon McWilliams, Assistant Professor, Theatre and Dance (2017-2020) (R)
Dr. Anne Hee-Hiong Ngu, Professor, Computer Science (R)
Dr. Kay Nicols, Associate Professor, Management (2018-2021) (R)
Dr. Alejandro Barcenas Pardo, Assistant Professor, Philosophy (2018-2021) (R)
Dr. Greg Passty, Professor, Mathematics (2007-2019) (R)
Dr. Ludim Pedroza, Associate Professor, Music (2018-2021) (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. Jovita Ross-Gordon, Professor, Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education and School Psychology (2018-2019) (R)
Dr. Chris Russian, Professor, Respiratory Care (2017-2020) (R)
Dr. Shailen Singh, Assistant Professor, Organization, Workforce, and Leadership Studies (2018-2021) (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. 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. Alexander White, Professor, Mathematics (R)
Dr. Pamela Willson, Clinical Professor, St. David's School of Nursing (2018-2021) (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, 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.