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
International Affairs

G. Brint Ryan College of Business

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Program Advisor Phone
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)

Dr. Takeshi Nishikawa (Master's advisor)

940.369.7197

940.565.3050

Information Systems & Management Science

Dr. Robert Pavur (Doctoral advisor)

Dr. Donna Glenn (Master's advisor)

940.565.3107

940.565.4149

Logistics Systems

Dr. Brian Sauser(Doctoral advisor)

940.565.4693

940.565.3120

Management

Dr. Rhonda Reger (Doctoral advisor)

April Kuykendall (Master's advisor)

940.565.4282

940.565.4710

Marketing

Dr. Priyali Rajagopal (Doctoral advisor)

Dr. Terrence Suber (Master's advisor)

940.565-2985

940.565.3091

MBA

DeAnna Taylor

Natalie Bernard 

Lauren Burnaugh

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
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 Rosalinda King 940.565.2910
Curriculum and Instruction

Dr. Colleen Eddy (Doctoral advisor)

Dr. Dan Krutka (Master's advisor)

Dr. Janelle Mathis

David Klein (Administrative Assistant Master's)

Dan Krutka

940.565.2841

940.565.3272

940.565.2754

940.565.2922

Early Childhood Studies

Dr. Dina Castro (Doctoral)

Stanley Sam (Master's)

940.565.2590

940.565.2941

940.565.2922

Educational Leadership

Dr. Barbara Pazey (Educational Leadership Program Coordinator)

Dr. Barbara Pazey (Ed.D and Ph.D Doctoral Program Facilitator)

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

Dr. Stephen Waddell (Superintendent Certification Facilitator)

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

940.565.4897

940.565.4897

940.565.3274

940.565.4632

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)

Dr. Kelley King (Program Coordinator)

Dr. Rossana Boyd (Elementary - Lead Faculty Advisor)

Maria Claudia Prada (Academic Advisor)

Carmen Yanes (Academic Advisor)

940.565.3319
Emotional/Behavior Disorders coe-info@unt.edu 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. Barrett Taylor (Doctoral advisor)

Dr. Uyen Tran-Parsons (Master's advisor)

940.565.3238

940.565.4873

Human Development and Family Science Dr. Wendy Middlemiss (Doctoral advisor) 940.369.8870
Kinesiology

Ryan Olson (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 COE Information 940.369.8652
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. Qi Chen 940.565.3398
Recreation, Event, and Sport Management Dr. Jean Keller 940.565.3427
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. Carol Wickstrom (Program Coordinator)

Maria Claudia Prada (Academic Advisor)

Carmen Yanes (Academic Advisor)

940.565.3319

 

College of Engineering

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Program Advisor Phone
Artificial Intelligence Anne Bavousett 940.565.3592
Biomedical Engineering Dr.Vija Vaidyanathan 940.565.3338
Computer Science and Engineering cse@unt.edu  940.565.2767
Cybersecurity cse@unt.edu 940.565.2767
Electrical Engineering

Dr. Ifana Mahbub

Jason Mieritz

940.891.6875

940.891.6872

Engineering Management

Kathryn Beasley (Administrative Advisor)

Dr. Seifollah Nasrazadani (Academic advisor)

940.369.8139

940.565.4052

Engineering Technology

Kathryn Beasley (Administrative Advisor)

Dr. Seifollah Nasrazadani (Academic advisor)

940.369.8139

940.565.4052

Materials Science Dr. Samir Aouadi 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
Audiology Dr. Erin Schafer 940.369.7433
Behavior Analysis MS (Campus Based) Dr. Karen Toussaint 940.565.2274
Behavior Analysis (Online) ABA Certificate and Applied Behavior Analysis Master of Arts (Online Programs)

Micah Hope

940.891.6720

Criminal Justice

Dr. Adam Trahan (Campus program)

Dr. Brooke Nodeland (Online program)

940.369.8725

Emergency Management & Disaster Science

Dr. Gary Webb

Kimberly Roy

940.369.5815

940.565.7445

Health Services Administration Dr. Liam O’Neill 940.565.2488
Health Services Research Dr. Denise Catalano (Doctoral Research) 940.891.6893
Public Administration Dr. Simon Andrew (MPA Program) 940.369.7844
Rehabilitation Counseling Dr. Justin Watts 940.369.8947
Social Work (Joint Program with TWU)

info@twu-unt-msw.com

Dr. Alex Colvin (Program Director)

 

Speech-Language Pathology Dr. Katsura Aoyama 940.565.2481

 

College of Information

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Program Advisor Phone
Learning Technologies

Dr. J. Michael Spector (Doctoral Programs)

Dr. Regina Kaplan-Rakowski (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
Applied Anthropology

Dr. Andy Nelson (Dr. Doug Henry will cover for fall 2022 only while Dr. Nelson is on FDL; 940-565-3836)

Taylor Moore

940.565.2290

940.565.4931

Geography Dr. Matthew Fry 940.565.2091
Communication Studies Dr. Iftekhar Ahmed 940.565.2588
Economics

Dr. Janice Hauge (Prospective student advisor)

Dr. Margie Tieslau (Current student advisor)

Adriana Martinez

940.565.2573

940.565.2573

940.565.2251

English/Creative Writing Dr. Marshall Armintor 940.565.2273
French Dr. Christophe Chaguinian 940.565.2389
History

Dr. Michael Wise

Kerry Goldmann (Associate Director of Graduate Studies)

940.565.2489
International Studies Dr. Nancy Stockdale 940.565.7092
Media Arts

Melinda Levin

Jacqueline Vickery (MA Director)

940.369.8358

Philosophy Dr. Adam Briggle 940.565.2266
Political Science

Dr. Jacqueline DeMeritt

Dr. Paul Hensel

940.565.2283

940.369.7330

Professional and Technical Communication Dr. Erin Friess 940.565.4458
Psychology Brittney Sosa (Graduate Coordinator) 940.565.2652
Sociology Dr. Gabe Ignatow 940.565.2296
Spanish Dr. Teresa Marrero 940.565.2404
Women's and Gender Studies Dr. Megan Morrissey 940.565.2098

 

Mayborn School of Journalism

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Program Advisor Phone
Mayborn School of Journalism Dr. Koji Fuse 940.369.8083
Digital Communication Analytics (MSDCA) Kara Greene (Graduate Student and Program Coordinator - Admissions for All Programs) 940.565.4564

 

College of Merchandising, Hospitality, and Tourism

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Program Advisor Phone
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
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 Music Information 940.565.2791

 

College of Science

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Program Advisor Phone
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology biology@unt.edu 940.565.3627
Biology biology@unt.edu 940.565.3627
Chemistry Dr. Hong Wang 940.565.3554
Environmental Science Deni Gallagher 940.565.2694
Mathematics John Krueger  
Physics

Dr. Duncan Weathers

Lorrie Loy (Graduate Coordinator)

940.565.2626

940.565.2630

 

College of Visual Arts and Design

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Program Advisor Phone
Art Education Cvad.arteducation@unt.edu 940.369.7559
Art History Cvad.arthistory@unt.edu 940.565.4777
Design

Chanjuan Chen, M.F.A., Fashion Design

Michael R. Gibson, M.F.A., Interaction Design - M.A. in IXD

Johnnie Stark, M.F.A., Interior Design

940.565.3621

Studio Art Paho Mann, M.F.A., Graduate Program Director 940.369.7671

 

Toulouse Graduate School

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Program Advisor Phone
Advanced Data Analytics Jessica Temple 940.565.3112
Interdisciplinary Studies Eva Ruiz-DuVall 940.565.4787


International Affairs

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Program Advisor Phone
International Affairs International Student and Scholar Services 940.565.2195