Texas Tech University

Meet Our Employees

line

JAMES C. WATKINS

Horn Professor - College of Architecture

As a young boy James Watkins laid on the floor of his grandparents’ Athens, Alabama farmhouse looking at portraits of his great-grandmother. They were old black-and-white prints that had been touched up with watercolors to look three-dimensional. It was then that Watkins’ interest in art was born. He spent days drawing on the backs of farmers’ calendars, but moved up to Big Chief tablets when he started school.  More...
Watkins

PATRICIA H. HAWLEY, PH.D.

Professor - Educational Psychology and Leadership

Evolution can be a rough topic for science teachers. On one side is a group claiming the Bible’s version of creation is literal and to believe anything else imperils one’s salvation. On the other side is a group claiming that God has no role in evolution and anyone who thinks it does is unintelligent. The debate can create discomfort in anyone but especially in the individuals who have to explain evolution to children and answer the questions they’ll have about it. More...
Hawley

ROBERT MOREHEAD

Instructor - Physics and Astronomy

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced today (Feb. 22) it has found seven Earth-sized planets – three of which are firmly within a habitable zone – around a star about 40 light years away from Earth. The discovery, by NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope, is historic in several ways. It sets a record for the greatest number of habitable-zone planets found around a single star outside Earth’s solar system   More...
Moorehead

HARVINDER GILL, PH.D.

Associate Professor - Chemical Engineering

Harvinder Gill is always looking for the next challenge. An associate professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and the Whitacre Endowed Chair in Science and Engineering, Gill discovered early in his career that simply having a job, no matter how much it paid, was not going to be satisfactory. He entered the petroleum engineering industry shortly after earning his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering  More...
Gill

Contact

Work at Texas Tech