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College of Public Policy: Graduate Faculty

Department of Criminal Justice

PROFESSORS

Juanita M. Firestone, B.A., Black Hills State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
J. Mitchell Miller, B.S., M.C.J., Middle Tennessee State University; Ph.D.,University of Tennessee

ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS

Leanne F. Alarid, B.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.A., Ph.D., Sam Houston State University
Roger Enriquez, B.B.A., University of Texas at San Antonio; J.D., University of Iowa, College of Law
Michael J. Gilbert, B.A., M.A., University of New Hampshire; Ph.D., Arizona State University
Richard D. Hartley, B.S., M.S., Minot State University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska at Omaha
Holly Ventura Miller, B.A., University of Maryland; M.C.J., Ph.D., University of South Carolina
Byongook Moon, B.A., Daegu University, South Korea; M.S., Ph.D., Michigan State University
Robert Tillyer, B.A., M.A., Simon Fraser University; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati

ASSISTANT PROFESSORS

Megan Augustyn, B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A., ABD, University of Maryland
Jamie Newsome, B.S., M.S., ABD, University of Cincinnati
Michael Tapia, B.A., St. Mary’s University; M.A., University of Texas at San Antonio; Ph.D., Ohio State University
Marie Tillyer, B.A., University of Dayton; M.S., Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
Jeffrey Ward, B.A., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida

Department of Demography

PROFESSORS

Lloyd B. Potter, B.S., Texas A&M University; M.S., University of Houston; M.P.H., Emory University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Joachim Singelmann, Universität Hamburg; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Rogelio Saenz, B.S.W., Pan American University; M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University
Rene Zenteno, B.A., Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores; M.A., El Colegio de Mexico; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

P. Johnelle Sparks, B.A., M.A., University of Arkansas; M.A., University of Sydney; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

ASSISTANT PROFESSORS

Nazrul Hoque, B.A., M.A., University of Rajshahi, India; M.A., University of Waterloo; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Gabriela Sanchez Soto, B.A., Colegio de San Luis; M.A., Ph.D., Brown University
Corey Sparks, B.A., M.A., University of Tennessee; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

JOINT PROGRAM FACULTY

PROFESSORS

Benjamin S. Bradshaw, B.A., M.A., University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., Brown University
Antonio Furino, J.D., University of Rome; M.A., Ph.D., University of Houston
Jimmy L. Perkins, B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.S., Ph.D., University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston

ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS

John Herbold, B.S., D.V.M., Texas A&M University; M.P.H., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., Ohio State University
Stephanie L. McFall, B.A., Indiana University; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Frank Moore, B.A., M.S., Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
David W. Smith, B.A., M.A., M.P.H., Ph.D., University of Michigan
Thankam S. Sunil, B.S., M.S., University of Kerala, India; M.P.S., M.Phil., Ph.D., International Institute for Population Sciences, India; M.P.H., University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth; Ph.D., University of North Texas

ASSISTANT PROFESSORS

Shannon P. Marquez, B.S., Prairie View A&M University; M.S., Texas A&M University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
William D. Spears, B.A., M.A., Texas Tech University; Ph.D., University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston

Department of Public Administration

PROFESSORS

Christopher Reddick, B.A., M.A., M.B.A., University of Guelph; Ph.D., University of Sheffield
Heywood T. Sanders, B.A., Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., Harvard University

ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS

Jennifer K. Alexander, B.S., Georgetown University; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Barbara Coyle McCabe, B.A., M.P.A., Florida Atlantic University; Ph.D., Florida State University
Francine Sanders Romero, B.A., California State University, San Bernardino; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

ASSISTANT PROFESSORS

Tansu Demir, B.S., M.A., Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey; Ph.D., School of Public Administration, Florida Atlantic University
Andrew R. Highsmith, B.A., College of William and Mary; M.Ed., DePaul University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan
Branco Ponomariov, B.A., Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria; M.A., Central European University, Warsaw, Poland; Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

Department of Social Work

PROFESSORS

Richard J. Harris, B.A., Macalester College; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University
Martell L. Teasley, B.S., B.A., Fayetteville State University; M.S.W., Virginia Common Wealth University; Ph.D., Howard University

ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS

Mary K. Houston-Vega, B.A., Colorado State University; M.S.W., University of Denver; Ph.D., University of Southern California
Goutham Menon, B.A., M.A., Loyola College-University of Madras, India; Ph.D., University of Illinois

ASSISTANT PROFESSORS

Heidi L. Adams, B.A., University of Nebraska; M.S.W., Ph.D., Arizona State University
Linda Benavides, B.A., Sul Ross State University; M.S.S.W., University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington
Amy Chanmugam, B.A., Vassar College; M.S.S.W., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Steven Hoffman, B.A., Brigham Young University-Idaho; M.S.W., Walla Walla University; Ph.D., Arizona State University
Lucinda Nevarez, B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.S.W., Ph.D., University of Houston
Maureen Rubin, B.A., M.A., University of Madras, India; M.S.W., University of Illinois; Ph.D., University of South Carolina

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