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Affiliated Faculty

As an interdisciplinary program, the Community and Urban Studies program brings together faculty from across Texas Tech University and the Health Sciences Center. These professors teach and research in areas related to community and urban studies and represent a variety of fields including public health, architecture, the social sciences, and the arts.

Anthropology

Brett A. Houk, Ph.D.
Tamra Walter, Ph.D.

Art

Carolyn Tate, Ph.D.
Carla Tedeschi, M.F.A.

Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures

Christopher Witmore, Ph.D.

Clinic Services Management, School of Allied Heatlh Sciences

Michael Keller, MBA, FACHE

Communication Studies

Catherine Langford, Ph.D.
Bolanle Olaniran, Ph.D.

Community, Family, and Addiction Services

Junius Merrill, Ph.D.
Sara Smock, Ph.D.

Economics

Young-Khu Moh, Ph.D.
Viv Valcarcel, Ph.D.

English

Mary Jane Hurst, Ph.D.
Min-Joo Kim, Ph.D.
Sara Spurgeon, Ph.D.
Sean Zdenek, Ph.D.

Geography

Perry Carter, Ph.D.
Linda Jones, M.A.
Otis Templer, Ph.D.

Health, Exercise, and Sports Sciences

Heidi Wiedenfeld, M.S.Ed.

History

Stefano D’Amico, Ph.D.
Miguel Levario, Ph.D.
Randy McBee, Ph.D.
Aliza Wong, Ph.D.

Human Development and Family Studies

Elizabeth Sharp, Ph.D.
Jacki Fitzpatrick, Ph.D.
Miriam Mulsow, Ph.D.

Landscape Architecture

Charlie Klein, ASLA
Alon Kvashny, Ph.D.

Nutritional Sciences

Debra Reed, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.

Sociology

Cristina Bradatan, Ph.D.
D. Paul Johnson, Ph.D.
Luis Ramirez, Ph.D.
Yung Mei Tsai, Ph.D.

Social Work

Laura Lowe, Ph.D.
Margaret Elbow, Ph.D.
Helen Morrow, Ph.D.

 

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