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College of Architecture, Construction and Planning

Jiannan Cai

Jiannan Cai

Assistant Professor, Construction

Ph.D., Purdue University

Bastain Wibranek

Assistant Professor, Architecture

ABD, TU Darmstadt


College of Business

Eric Bachura

Eric Bachura

Assistant Professor, Information Systems & Cyber Security

Ph.D., University of Texas at San Antonio

David Beheshti

David Beheshti

Assistant Professor, Economics

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Ivalina Kalcheva

Ivalina Kalcheva

Associate Professor, Finance

Ph.D., University of Utah

Amir Karimi

Amir Karimi

Assistant Professor, Management Science & Statistics

Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Isil Koyuncu

Isil Koyuncu

Assistant Professor, Management Science & Statistics

Ph.D., University of Alabama

Andrea Marquez

Andrea Marquez

Assistant Professor, Management

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Heather Staples

Heather Staples

Assistant Professor in Practice, Management

Ph.D., University of the Incarnate Word

Binay Adhikari

Assistant Professor, Finance

Ph.D., University of Alabama

Hayri Arslan

Assistant Professor, Economics

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Alexander Lewis

Assistant Professor, Management

Ph.D., University of Texas at San Antonio

Brian Wolfe

Assistant Professor, Finance

Ph.D., Indiana University


College of Education and Human Development

Rachel Cruz

Rachel Cruz

Assistant Professor, Race, Ethnicity, Gender & Sexuality Studies

D.M.A., University of Texas at Austin

C Alejandra Elenes

C Alejandra Elenes

Department Chair and Professor, Race, Ethnicity, Gender & Sexuality Studies

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Cynthia Lima

Cynthia Lima

Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Learning & Teaching

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Hannah MacNaul

Hannah MacNaul

Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology

Ph.D., University of South Florida

Sylvia Mendoza

Sylvia Mendoza

Assistant Professor, Race, Ethnicity, Gender & Sexuality Studies

Ph.D., University of Utah

Marc Perry

Marc Perry

Associate Professor, Race, Ethnicity, Gender & Sexuality Studies

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Kaitlin Popielarz

Kaitlin Popielarz

Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Learning & Teaching

Ph.D., Wayne State University

Ian Thacker

Ian Thacker

Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology

Ph.D., University of Southern California

Zhongfeng Tian

Zhongfeng Tian

Assistant Professor, Bicultural-Bilingual Studies

Ph.D., Boston College

Bedrettin Yazan

Bedrettin Yazan

Associate Professor, Bicultural-Bilingual Studies

Ph.D., University of Maryland

Bailey Devine

Visiting Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology

Ph.D., Texas Christian University

Uchenna Emenaha

Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Learning & Teaching

Ph.D., University of Houston


College of Engineering

Kristen Brown

Kristen Brown

Assistant Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder

Ao Du

Ao Du

Assistant Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Ph.D., Rice University

Daniel I. Pineda

Daniel I. Pineda

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Arturo E. Schultz

Arturo E. Schultz

Department Chair and Professor, Robert F. McDermott Distinguished Chair in Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Ph.D., University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Robert Sutherland

Robert Sutherland

Assistant Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Ph.D., Purdue University

Esteban Urena-Benavides

Esteban Urena-Benavides

Assistant Professor, Biomedical & Chemical Engineering

Ph.D., Clemson University

Karina Vielma

Karina Vielma

Assistant Professor, Biomedical & Chemical Engineering

Ed.D., University of Texas at San Antonio

Claire Walton

Claire Walton

Assistant Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering/Mathematics

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz

H. Norman Abramson

Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Ph.D., Stanford University

Sergio Alcocer

Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Mario Flores

Assistant Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Ph.D., University of Texas at San Antonio

Marzieh Hajiaghamemar

Assistant Professor, Biomedical & Chemical Engineering

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Randall Poston

Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Marissa Wechsler

Assistant Professor, Biomedical & Chemical Engineering

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin


College for Health, Community and Policy

Brian Armenta

Brian Armenta

Assistant Professor, Psychology

Ph.D., University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Stephanie Cardwell

Stephanie Cardwell

Assistant Professor, Criminology & Criminal Justice

Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas

Jimi Francis

Jimi Francis

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology

Ph.D., University of California, Davis

Ginny Garcia-Alexander

Ginny Garcia-Alexander

Assistant Professor, Sociology

Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Terrence Hill

Terrence Hill

Associate Professor, Sociology

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Joseph Houpt

Joseph Houpt

Associate Professor, Psychology

Ph.D., Indiana University

Kara Joyner

Kara Joyner

Department Chair and Professor, Demography

Ph.D., University of Chicago

Travis Meyers

Travis Meyers

Assistant Professor, Criminology & Criminal Justice

Ph.D., Arizona State University

Emily Nicklett

Emily Nicklett

Associate Professor, Social Work

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Sherri Simmons-Horton

Sherri Simmons-Horton

Assistant Professor, Social Work

Ph.D., Praire View A&M

Raymond Swisher

Raymond Swisher

Department Chair and Professor, Sociology

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Denver Brown

Assistant Professor, Psychology

Ph.D., McMaster University


College of Liberal and Fine Arts

Milena Ang

Milena Ang

Assistant Professor, Political Science & Geography

Ph.D., University of Chicago

Ali Atabey

Ali Atabey

Assistant Professor, History

Ph.D., University of Arizona

Nicole Cherry

Nicole Cherry

Assistant Professor, Music

D.M.A., Texas Tech University

Jorge Felipe-Gonzalez

Jorge Felipe-Gonzalez

Assistant Professor, History

Ph.D., Michigan State University

Rebecca Bria

Assistant Professor, Anthropology

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

David Grant

Assistant Professor, Philosophy & Classics

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Yoojin Muhn

Assistant Professor, Music

Ph.D., University of Southern California


College of Sciences

Cristian Botez

Cristian Botez

Professor, Physics & Astronomy

Ph.D., University of Missouri

Alperen Ergur

Alperen Ergur

Assistant Professor, Mathematics

Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Alfonso Fernandez Rivera

Alfonso Fernandez Rivera

Assistant Professor, Geological Sciences

Ph.D., Ohio State University

Chris Gamblin

Chris Gamblin

Professor, Biology

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Jessica Gehrtz

Jessica Gehrtz

Assistant Professor, Mathematics

Ph.D., Colorado State University

Audrey Lamb

Audrey Lamb

Department Chair and Professor, Chemistry

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Jose Morales Escalante

Jose Morales Escalante

Assistant Professor, Mathematics/Physics & Astronomy

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Zhuolin Qu

Zhuolin Qu

Assistant Professor, Mathematics

Ph.D., Tulane University

Rahul Ragahavan

Rahul Ragahavan

Associate Professor, Biology

Ph.D., University of Montana, Missoula

Rocky Slavin

Rocky Slavin

Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Ph.D., University of Texas at San Antonio

Tong Wu

Tong Wu

Assistant Professor in Practice, Mathematics

Ph.D., Tulane University

Fang Xu

Fang Xu

Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Ph.D., Suny Stony Brook University

Sumit Jha

Professor, Computer Science

Ph.D., Carnegie Melon University


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