Graduate Academic Advisors

 

A graduate advisor is one of the first people you’ll want to contact when you’re ready to begin your studies.  Advisors can help you choose courses and guide you through your thesis or dissertation. Below is a listing of contact information for the graduate advisors within their respective programs. Once you find your program, you can email and talk to an advisor about your degree by clicking on the desired advisor's name on the list below.

Browse Advisors By College/School:

G. Brint Ryan College of Business
College of Education
College of Engineering
College of Health and Public Service
College of Information
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Mayborn School of Journalism
College of Merchandising, Hospitality, and Tourism
College of Music
College of Science
College of Visual Arts & Design
Toulouse Graduate School

G. Brint Ryan College of Business

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Program Advisor Phone Number
Accounting Dr. Govind Iyer (Doctoral advisor)
Dr. Lili Sun (Doctoral advisor)
Christine Ellis (Master's advisor)
940.565.3100
940.565.3077
940.565.3087
Business Analytics Dr. Donna Glenn 940.565.4149
Business Doctoral Inez Loche 940.369.8491
Finance/Insurance/Real Estate/Law Dr. Ian Liu (Doctoral advisor) 940.369.7197
  Dr. Lisa McDaniel (Master's advisor) 940.565.3050
Information Systems & Management Science Dr. Robert Pavur (Doctoral advisor) 940.565.3107
  Dr. Donna Glenn (Master's advisor) 940.565.4149
Logistics Systems Dr. Brian Sauser(Doctoral advisor) 940.565.4693
  Dr. Terrence Suber (Master's advisor) 940.565.3120
Management Dr. Derrick D'Souza (Doctoral advisor) 940.565.3158
  April Kuykendall (Master's advisor) 940.565.4710
Marketing

Dr. David Strutton (Doctoral advisor)

Dr. Terrence Suber (Master's advisor)

940.565-3123

940.565.3091

MBA

DeAnna Taylor (Health Services Management and MBA programs)
Natalie Bernard (Accounting, Sports Entertainment Management, New College at Frisco and MBA programs)

Lauren Burnaugh (MBA Management)

940.565.3031
940-369-7818

940-369-7155

Taxation Christine Ellis 940.565.3087

 

College of Education

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Program Advisor Phone Number
Autism Intervention Dr. Smita Mehta (Doctoral advisor)
Dr. Miriam Boesch (Master's advisor)
940.369.7168
940.565.2293
Consortium for Animal Assisted Therapy Dr. Cynthia Chandler 940.565.2914
Counseling

Kaylee Christensen

Rosalinda King

940.565.2910

Curriculum and Instruction

Dr. Colleen Eddy (Doctoral advisor)

Dr. Dan Krutka (Master's advisor)

940.565.2841

940-565-3272

  Dr. Janelle Mathis 940.565.2754
Early Childhood Studies

Dr. Dina Castro (Doctoral)

Dr. Tran Templeton (Master's)

940.565.2590

940.565.2941

Educational Leadership    
 

Dr. Linda Stromberg (Masters and Principal Certification Program Coordinator)

Dr. Barbara Pazey (Doctoral Program Coordinator)

Dr. Stephen Waddell (Superintendent Certification Facilitator)

Sharla Baker (Admin. Asst., Doctoral, Superintendent Cert.)

Dr. Elizabeth Murakami (Educational Leadership Program Coordinator)

Marilyn Deuble (Masters and Principal Certification Student and Program Coordinator)

940.565.3274

940.565.4897

940.565.4632

940.565.2175

940.565.2832

940.565.2942

Educational Diagnostician Dr. Pam Peak (Master's advisor) 940.565.4192
Educational Psychology Devyn Dougherty 940.565.3486
Elementary, Middle and Secondary Education
(Online Certification)


Maria Claudia Prada (Graduate Advisor)

Dr. Pam Harrell (Secondary Program Coordinator)

Dr. Rossana Boyd


940.565.3319

940.565.2232

940.565.2933

Emotional/Behavior Disorders Dr. Bernita Combes (Master's and Doctoral) 940.565.4325
Family Policy and Program Administration Dr. Yolanda Mitchel (Master's advisor) 940.565.8377
Gifted and Talented Dr. Rachel Mun (Master's advisor) 940.891.2028
Higher Education Dr. V. Barbara Bush (Doctoral advisor) 940.565.2045
  Dr. Uyen Tran-Parsons (Master's advisor) 940.565.2045
Human Development and Family Science Dr. Wendy Middlemiss (Doctoral advisor) 940.369.8870
Kinesiology Dr. Scott Martin (Graduate Kinesiology - Sport & Exercise Psychology)
Brian McFarlin (Graduate Kinesiology - Exercise Physiology)
Tao Zhang (Graduate Kinesiology - Sport & Physical Activity Pedagogy)
940.565.3427
Learning and Development Dr. Wendy Middlemiss (Master's advisor) 940.369.8870
Mild/Moderate Disabilities Dr. Bernita Combes (Master's and Doctoral) 940.565.4325
Play Therapy Dr. Sue Bratton 940.565.2922
Psychological Aspects of Sports and Exercise Dr. Scott Martin (Doctoral advisor) 940.565.3418
Research and Evaluation Dr. Prathiba Natesan (Master's advisor) 940.565.4988
Recreation, Event, and Sport Management Dr. John Collins 940.565.3418
Research, Measurement and Statistics Dr. Darrell Hull (Doctoral) 940.369.8565
Alternative Certification in Special Education (IMPACT) Dr. Angela Patton 940.369.7557
Sports Pedagogy Dr. Tao Zhang (Doctoral advisor) 940.565.3415
Teaching Dr. Rossana Boyd (Elementary advisor)
Dr. Kelley King (Secondary advisor)
Dr. Karthigeyan Subramaniam (Middle Grades advisor)
940.565.2933
940.565.4447
940.565.3596

 

College of Engineering

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Program Advisor Phone Number
Biomedical Engineering Dr.Vija Vaidyanathan 940.565.3338
Computer Science and Engineering

Dr. Robert Akl

Melanie Dewey (Graduate Coordinator)

940.565.2767

940.565.4174

Electrical Engineering Dr. Ifana Mahbub

Jason Mieritz

940-891-6875

940-891-6872

Engineering Technology Dr. Seifollah Nasrazadani 940.565.4052
Materials Science Dr. Jincheng Du 940.565.8184
Mechanical and Energy Engineering Dr. Tae-Youl Choi 940.565.2198

 

College of Health and Public Service

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Program Advisor Phone Number
Audiology Dr. Erin Schafer 940.369.7433
Behavior Analysis Dr. Richard Smith 940.565-4970
Behavior Analysis (Online) GACT-ABA and Master of Arts

behvdlinfo@unt.edu

Mariah Hope

940.891.6720
Criminal Justice Dr. Adam Trahan (Campus program)
Dr. Brooke Nodeland (Online program)
940.369.8725
940.369.8725
Emergency Management & Disaster Science

Dr. Gary Webb

Kimberly Roy

940.369.5815

940.565.7445

Health Services Administration Dr. Keith Turner 940.565.2488
Public Administration Hee Soun Jang 940.369.7844
Rehabilitation Counseling Dr. Brandi Levingston 940.565.2234
Social Work (Joint Program with TWU) info@twu-unt-msw.com  
Speech-Language Pathology Dr. Katsura Aoyama 940.369.7430

 

College of Information

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Program Advisor Phone Number
Learning Technologies J. Michael Spector (Doctoral Programs) and Scott J. Warren (Master's Programs) (including Accelerated Online Program) 940.565.2057
Library/Information Science Rachel Hall (Master's advisor) 940.565.2445
Information Science Dr. Daniella Smith (Doctoral advisor) 940.565.3569
Linguistics Dr. Dina Kapetangianni 940.565.4552

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

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Program Advisor Phone Number
Applied Anthropology Dr. Mariela Nuñez-Janes 940.565.2290
  Nicole Brown 940.565.3561
Applied Geography Dr. Waquar Ahmed 940.565.2091
Communication Studies

Dr. Suzanne Enck

940.565.4854

Economics

Dr. Janice Hauge (Prospective student advisor)

Dr. Margie Tieslau (Current student advisor)

Evanna Avery

940.565.4544

940-565-3442

940.565.2251

English/Creative Writing Dr. Marshall Armintor 940.565.2273
French Dr. Christophe Chaguinian 940.565.2389
History Dr. Michael Wise 940.565.2489
International Studies Dr. Emile Sahliyeh 940.565.2314
Media Arts Melinda Levin (MFA Director, MFA advisor)
Jacqueline Vickery (MA Director, advisor)
940.565.3194
940.565.3896
Philosophy Dr. Adam Briggle 940.565.2266
Political Science Dr. John Ishiyama 940.565.2313
Professional and Technical Communication Dr. Ryan Boettger 940.565.4458
Psychology

Dr. Patricia L. Kaminski

Rachel Kamman (Graduate Coordinator)

940.565.2671

940.565.2669

Sociology Dr. Gabe Ignatow 940.565.3616
Spanish

Dr. Samuel Manickam

Dr. Pierina Beckman

940.369.8606

940.565.2388

Women's and Gender Studies Dr. Alicia Re Cruz 940.565.2663

 

Mayborn School of Journalism

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Program Advisor Phone Number
Journalism

Dr. Koji Fuse (Director of Graduate Studies and Graduate Academic Advisor - All Programs)

Kara Greene (Graduate Student and Program Coordinator - Admissions for All Programs)

940.369.8083

940.565.4564

 

College of Merchandising, Hospitality, and Tourism

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Program Advisor Phone Number
Hospitality Management Dr. Lisa Kennon 940.565.4257
International Sustainable Tourism Dr. Lisa Kennon 940.565.4257
Merchandising Dr. Sanjukta Pookulangara 940.565.2439

 

College of Music

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Program Advisor Phone Number
Graduate Studies Advisors 
(All Programs)
Dr. Colleen Conlon
Dr. Brian McKee
940.565.2930
940.565.3721
Director of Admissions Joel Wiley 940.565.4349
Assistant Director of Admissions Lyndi Williams Krause 940.565.8388
Music Award Coordinator Mafalda Chandler 940.369.7771

 

College of Science

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Program Advisor Phone Number
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Heather Tunnell 940.565.3627
Biology Heather Tunnell 940.565.3627
Chemistry Dr. Hong Wang 940.565.3554
Environmental Science Deni Gallagher 940.565.2694
Mathematics Dr. Olav Richter 940.565.4352
Physics Dr. Duncan Weathers
Sheridan Mulkey (Graduate Coordinator)
940.565.2626
940.565.2357

 

College of Visual Arts and Design

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Program Advisor Phone Number
Art Education/ Art History
(Master's/Doctoral)
Dr. Kelly Donahue-Wallace (Chair) 940.565.4777
  Dr. Lisa Owen (Art History Coordinator)  
  Dr. Tyson Lewis (Art Education Graduate Coordinator)  
  Dr. Laura Evans (Coordinator of Art Museum Education Cert.)  
Design Dr. Hepi Wachter (Chair) 940.565.3621
  Dr. Janie Stidham (Fashion Design advisor)  
  Dr. Zahid Islam (Interior Design advisor)  
  Prof. Michael R. Gibson (Interaction Design advisor)  
Studio Art Lauren Lake (Chair) 940.369.7671

 

Toulouse Graduate School

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Program Advisor Phone Number
Advanced Data Analytics Denise Philpot 940.369.5826
Interdisciplinary Studies Jasmine Quezada 940.565.4787