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Dr. Catherine Parsoneault

Associate Vice Provost for Planning and Assessment and Chair, TTU Ethics Center Advisory Committee

Catherine Parsoneault currently serves as Associate Vice Provost for Planning and Assessment at Texas Tech University, with oversight of the Office of Planning and Assessment and the Ethics Center. She serves as the institution’s liaison to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, and as the chief contact with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for all matters pertaining to academic programs. Prior to joining the Provost’s staff at TTU in February 2013, Dr. Parsoneault served for twenty years on the staff of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board in Austin, Texas. Her areas of responsibility at the Coordinating Board included the statewide core curriculum, transfer student success, and academic program review. She supported statewide advisory committees on international education, globalization in higher education, the Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual, undergraduate education, and transfer success, and served as a Coordinating Board liaison to the Board of the Texas Common Course Numbering System.

Dr. Parsoneault holds a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Wyoming, a Master of Music in music history and literature (summa cum laude) from Southern Methodist University, and a Ph.D. in historical musicology from The University of Texas at Austin.



Dr. Justin R Louder

 Assistant Vice Provost, Ethics Center

Justin R. Louder is the Assistant Vice Provost for the Texas Tech University Ethics Center. He came to Texas Tech in 2010 from Angelo State University where he had worked since 2005. Justin earned a B.A. in Communication and Psychology from Angelo State University, a M.A. in Communication from Angelo State University, and his Ed.D. in Instructional Technology with a minor in Higher Education Administration from Texas Tech University. An accomplished grant writer, Justin has secured funding for programs and scholarships at Angelo State University and is working with a diverse group of scholars at Texas Tech to secure external funding for the TTU Ethics Center. 






Lisa James

Section Coordinator

Lisa James is the Section Coordinator for the Texas Tech University’s Ethics Center (0.50 FTE). Lisa came from Southern California to work for TTU’s Division of Outreach and Distance Education in 2003, and transferred to the Office of Planning and Assessment/Quality Enhancement Plan in 2008. She supports the Ethics Center by coordinating TTU Ethics Center events; such as the TTU Ethics Center and Teaching, Learning and Professional Development Center’s collaborative ethics lunch series and the Responsible Conduct of Research Conference.  







Dr. Yi-hui Lee


Yi-hui Lee, a native of Taiwan, became the unit coordinator for the TTU Ethics Center in Spring 2012. She holds a Ph.D. in Theatre Arts from Texas Tech University and based her dissertation on a graduate internship at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, California. Until summer 2011, Yi-hui worked as a graduate assistant in the Ethics Center, managed the annual Matador Ethics Video Challenge program, and supported assessment efforts.







Caleb Cox

Administrative Planner

Caleb Cox Picture Caleb Cox is the Administrative Planner for the TTU Ethics Center and a Business Administration student studying marketing in the Rawls College of Business. Caleb assists in organizing TTU Ethics Center events; such as the TTU Ethics Center and the Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development Center's collaborative ethics lunch series and the annual Responsible Conduct of Research Conference. Caleb is a graduate of Red Oak High School and is from Red Oak, Texas. 







Angela Alejandro

Research Assistant

Angela Alejandro is from Waco, Texas and is a doctoral student in educational psychology at Texas Tech University.  Angela received her B.A. in Sociology from the University of the Incarnate Word and her MS.Ed in Educational Psychology from Baylor University.  Her research interests included academic integrity, and promoting self-regulating learning in an online learning environment.