Faculty and Staff

Kathy Nordstrom

Kathy Nordstrom, Advisor for the College of Visual & Performing Arts, was the recipient of the President's Excellence in Academic Advising Award—Individual Award.

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William Cannings

William Cannings, associate professor of sculpture, has been commissioned to create and fabricate a large (10' x 10' x 10') outdoor kinetic sculpture for the outdoor sculpture collection...

Tina Fuentes

Tina Fuentes, professor of art, was one of eight artists whose works were curated into "Texas Draws III" in March and April at the Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, TX.

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Robin Germany

Robin Germany, associate professor of photography, had 18 photographs selected for a two-person exhibition entitled "Ecology Revisioned" in March at Prescott College, Arizona.

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Kristi Humphreys

Kristi Humphreys, Ph.D., assistant professor in critical studies and artistic practice, played a lead role in the Lubbock Community Theatre production "The Musical of Musicals (The...

Carolyn Tate

Carolyn Tate, Ph.D., professor in art history, was awarded the President's Book Award this spring for her new book on the Olmec. Tate also gave the keynote address at the National...

Carla Tedeschi

Carla Tedeschi, associate professor in communication design, received the Golden Apple: Educator of the Year Award at the 2014 10th National Student Show and Conference in Dallas.

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Sang-Mi Yoo

Sang-Mi Yoo, associate professor in art, was fourth place winner of the AHL Foundation's 2014 Visual Arts Competition. As a winner, she is invited to the foundation's annual gala...

William Westney

William Westney, Paul Whitfield Horn Professor of Music, was named a 2014 Integrated Scholar at Texas Tech by the Office of the Provost. Faculty members who are Integrated Scholars...

Rick Bjella

Rick Bjella was appointed as the Artistic Director for the San Antonio Chamber Choir (the only professional choral ensemble in San Antonio) in March.

Dorothy Chansky

In April, Associate Professor Dorothy Chansky was elected Vice-President/President-Elect of the American Theatre and Drama Society. In March, Professor Chansky served as an editorial...

Mark J Charney

Professor Mark J Charney's play POGROM IN PELZER, had its premiere performance in Santa Clarita at the New Works Festival on May 3rd. He was a guest at the International Association...

Linda Donahue

Professor Linda Donahue traveled in March to four universities in three countries (England, Italy, and Serbia) in order to explore student-faculty exchanges and joint research projects.

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Genevieve Durham DeCesaro

Professor Genevieve Durham DeCesaro's original choreography, "Punchline," was selected for an honorary presentation in the American College Dance Festival Association's South Central...

Nicole Wesley

Associate Professor Nicole Wesley presented a choreographic work entitled Bassanda Rite of Spring at the TTU Undergraduate Research Conference and at the Celtic Chamber Orchestra...

Librarian shares pop culture expertise

Pop Culture and Personal Librarian Rob Weiner was invited to write an article, "The Death of another Comic Book Legend, Archie Andrews" in the April 29 issue of the Huffington Post....

Jewelry featured in international exhibit

Four jewelry pieces by Lyn Stoll were accepted in late February into an international online exhibit, "Changing Hues: Color Embraced by Metalsmiths around the World." The online...

Sanchez co-authors book Lubbock

Daniel Urbina Sánchez, oral historian at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, co-authored the book "Lubbock" for Arcadia Publishing. The book is part of Arcadia's...

Cassandra Rodriguez

Cassandra Rodriguez, citation appeals supervisor for Transportation and Parking Services, won the Raiders Who Rock award for the Community Service and Leadership category.

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Karp Named 2014 Texas Tech Integrated Scholar

Dr. Tanja Karp, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been named an Integrated Scholar by the Texas Tech Office of the Provost.

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Barhorst Named ASME Fellow

Dr. Alan Barhorst, a professor of mechanical engineering, has been elected as a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

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Lin Named Paul Whitfield Horn Professor

Dr. Jingyu Lin has been named a Paul Whitfield Horn Professor. This is the highest honor given to faculty members at Texas Tech. Lin is one of six Horn Professors in the Whitacre...

Lawson Receives Teaching Award

Dr. William D. Lawson, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, is one of the 2014 recipients of the Texas Tech University President's Excellence in Teaching...

Christopher Witmore

Christopher Witmore, Associate Professor of Archaeology and Classics in the Department of Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures, has been awarded a National Humanities Center...

Katherine Hayhoe

Katherine Hayhoe, Director of the Climate Science Center, made the list of Time Magazine's Top 100 Most Influential People.

Eric Bruning

Eric Bruning, Assistant Professor in the Department of Geosciences, recently received a five-year $738,000 CAREER Grant from the National Science Foundation to study electrical energy...

W. Brent Lindquist

W. Brent Lindquist, Deputy Provost at Stony Brook University, was named Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and will come on board July 15. Lindquist was chosen from a pool of...

Jennifer Brown

Jennifer Brown, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, principal investigator, and Mike Eriksen, Rawls College of Business, have received a two-year, $300,000 grant...

Arts and Sciences Integrated Scholars

Of the 10 professors named by the Office of Provost as Integrated Scholars, five were from the College of Arts & Sciences. They are:

  • Todd Anderson, Chair and Professor...

Arts and Sciences Awards

During the Faculty Convocation April 22, the following were among those recognized from the College of Arts and Sciences (and not previously recognized in other ceremonies/news reports):

  • Christopher...

Jorge Iber

Jorge Iber, Associate Dean in the College of Arts & Sciences and Professor in the Department of History, has just published an e-book entitled "Latino American Wrestling Experience:...

Molly Ireland

Molly Ireland, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, conducted research on human dialogue in the context of speed dating. Her study found that a couple's...

Erin-Marie Legacey

Erin-Marie Legacey, Assistant Professor in the Department of History, led a discussion on the Saint-Domingue (now Haiti) slave rebellion. The discussion was part of the International...

William L. Hase

William L. Hase, Professor in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, was appointed Horn Professor, TTU's highest faculty honor. His principal research interests include web-based...

David Sand

David Sand, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics, is part of a research team studying a "type Ia supernova" that is 12 million light years away, the nearest found to...

Jacqueline Kolosov

Jacqueline Kolosov, Associate Professor in the Department of English, has published her third poetry book, "Memory of Blue" (Knockeven, Ireland: Salmon Poetry, February 2014). The...

Mayukh Dass

Congratulations to Dr. Mayukh Dass on being named the J.B. Hoskins Professor of Marketing at the Rawls College of Business. The professorship offers Dr. Dass the ability to have...

Archie Pitsilides

Rawls College of Business Director of Grants and Outreach, Archie Pitsilides, has been designated the Chair of the West Texas District Export Council (WTDEC) by U.S. Secretary of...

Martin Binks

In his invited editorial in the International Journal of Obesity this week, Dr. Martin Binks addresses an alarming trend in obesity research toward launching ad hominem attacks on...

Naima Moustaid-Moussa

Dr. Naima Moustaid-Moussa received a USDA National Institute for Food and Agriculture conference grant ($39,500, 2014-2016) to: 1. Organize a Nutri-metabolomics symposium at a national...

Harold Evensky and Deena Katz

Harold Evensky and Deena Katz were again included among Investment Advisor's Top 25 People who are meeting – or shaping – the challenges faced by financial advisors today. Between...