Graduate Council


Recommends Graduate College policies to the dean of The Graduate College, who in turn administers the policies or submits recommendations to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and the President's Cabinet. The Graduate Council also reviews standards for admissions, retention and enrollment patterns, in concurrence with the dean. The Graduate Council also approves membership standards for graduate faculty.

Dr. Andrea Golato, Dean, The Graduate College, Chair
Dr. Angela Ausbrooks, Associate Professor, Social Work (2016-2019)
Dr. Chad Booth, Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry (2009-2018)
Dr. Amanda Boutot, Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction (2017-2019)
Dr. Scott Bowman, Associate Professor, Criminal Justice (2015-2018)
Dr. Emily Brunson, Assistant Professor, Anthropology (2016-2019)
Dr. William Chittenden, Associate Professor, Finance and Economics (2013-2019)
Dr. Paul Cohen, Professor, English (2000-2019)
Dr. Matthew Eichler, Associate Professor, Occupational, Workforce and Leadership Studies (2014-2019)
Dr. Patti Giuffre, Professor, Sociology (2013-2019)
Dr. Paul Hart, Associate Professor, International Studies (2016-2019)
Dr. David Herda, Assistant Professor, Accounting (2016-2019) (R)
Dr. Gwendolyn Hustvedt, Associate Professor, Family and Consumer Sciences (2015-2018)
Dr. Jason Kwak, Professor, Music (2016-2019)
Dr. David Lemke, Professor, Biology (2006-2018)
Dr. Shirley Levenson, Clinical Assistant Professor, St. David’s School of Nursing (2013-2019)
Dr. Yongmei Lu, Professor, Geography (2015-2018)
Dr. Sandra Mayo, Associate Professor, Theatre and Dance (2013-2019)
Dr. Audrey McKinney, Associate Professor, Philosophy (2013-2019)
Dr. Karen Meaney, Professor, Health and Human Performance (2015-2018)
Dr. Rebecca Montgomery, Associate Professor, History (2013-2019)
Dr. Judy Oskam, School Director and Professor, Journalism and Mass Communication (2016-2019)
Dr. Greg Passty, Professor, Mathematics (2007-2019)
Dr. Nandhini Rangarajan, Associate Professor, Political Science (2016-2019)
Ms. Claudia Roeschmann, Associate Professor, Art and Design (2010-2019)
Dr. Ty Schepis, Associate Professor, Psychology (2016-2019)
Dr. Jaymeen Shah, Associate Professor, Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods (2015-2018)
Dr. Dexter Wakefield, Assistant Professor, Agriculture (2016-2019)
Dr. Tiankai Wang, Associate Professor, Health Information Management (2015-2018)

Ex Officio

Dr. Gene Bourgeois, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Mr. Louis Jimenez, University Registrar, Office of University Registrar
Dr. Denise M. Trauth, President, Texas State University

Updated 3/27/2017