Texas Tech University

Dorothy B. Durband, Ph.D., AFC®

Associate Dean for Academics and Faculty
College of Human Sciences

Email: dottie.durband@ttu.edu

Phone: (806)834-1674

 Office: 140A

Dottie Durband


Dorothy Bagwell Durband is Associate Dean for Academics and Faculty in the College of Human Sciences and Professor in the School of Personal Financial Planning. She was the director of the School of Family Studies and Human Services at Kansas State University from July 2014 to July 2018. Before that, Durband was at Texas Tech University for nearly 14 years. She was the founding chair of the TTU Department of Community, Family, and Addiction Sciences and founding director of the nationally recognized Red to Black® program. Her work experience also includes providing financial counseling, financial education, employee training, and special events planning. Her teaching areas have included client communication and counseling skills, research fund development, relationships with money, and pro bono financial planning. Durband was a recipient of the Texas Tech University Chancellor's Council Distinguished Teaching Award, the President's Excellence in Teaching Award, and the Alumni Association New Faculty Award. Her research interests are academic leadership, personal financial behavior, and workplace financial education. Dr. Durband is the lead editor of two books: Financial Counseling and Student Financial Literacy: Campus-Based Program Development, both published by Springer.