Dean of the Graduate School
Professor of Geology
Associate Vice President For Institutional Assessment
Prior to becoming Dean, Dr. Coronado was a faculty member and administrator in the College of Education for nineteen years. She holds a Ph.D. in Teaching and Learning from Capella University with extensive experience in curriculum development, revision, and implementation with experience in evaluation and program accreditation. Dr. Coronado serves as Chair of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) Committee and provides research guidance to faculty and students. She is also the Chair of the University Graduate Council.
Dr. Tobin received his PhD in Geology from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 1994. After completing a Post-Doctoral Research Assistantship at Princeton University, he joined TAMIU in 2001. Dr. Tobin has been instrumental in securing over $6.4 million dollars from numerous agencies including: NSF, NASA, NOAA, FEMA, State of Texas, and the US Departments of Education and Defense. In addition, Dr. Tobin is well regarded by the TAMIU community having served two successful terms as Faculty Senate President.
Dr. Allen received his PhD in Education in 2011 from Texas State University-San Marcos. He spent over 12 years in the assessment industry and was an assistant professor of assessment at Murray State University before joining the TAMIU in 2016. His main role in the TAMIU ARC is to oversee institutional research focusing on graduate student retention and graduation.
Research Scientist,Texas A&M University
Associate Professor of Geology
Dr. Marvin Bennett received his PhD in Geology from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 1994. He joined TAMIU in 2002 where he has taught paleontology, geology and earth science. Dr. Bennett has many years of experience mentoring Hispanic students. He will work in collaboration with the Project Directors to assist with TAMIU ARC mentorship and professional development activities.
Mr. Franco Zamora received his Master in Arts in 2019 from Texas A&M International University. His undergraduate alma mater is Central Washington University, where he earned Bachelors of Arts degrees in Psychology and Creative and Professional Writing in 2015. Franco previous served as an Adjunct of English at TAMIU, as well as Writing Tutor Mentor and Instructor’s Assistant at Central Washington University’s Writing Center.