TAMIU Welcomes 25 New Faculty Members
Posted: 9/5/13

TAMIU Welcomes 25
New Faculty Members

Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) has welcomed 25 new faculty members from across the nation and around the world with the start of this Fall semester.

The new faculty and their respective Colleges are:


Nastaran Barari, instructor of Political Science - I.B.M.S., Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences;  M.A., TAMIU. Dr. Colin A. Campbell, assistant professor of Music - B.M., M.M., University of Port Elizabeth; Ph.D., North-West University. Ariadne González, instructor of Psychology - B.A., TAMIU; M.A., University of Texas at San Antonio.  Dr. Hector E. González, visiting instructor of Chemistry - B.S., Ph.D., University of North Texas. Dr. Muhammad Z. Hasan, visiting assistant professor of Engineering - B.Sc., Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology; M.E.E., Eindhoven University of Technology; Ph.D., New Jersey Institute of Technology.  Dr. Karyn E. Miller, visiting assistant professor of Criminal Justice - B.A., Colorado College; M.S., Pace University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.  Dr. Sang-Chul Nam, associate professor of Biology -  B.S., Seoul National University; M.S., Ph.D., Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.  

Also, Dr. Elias M. Nassar, visiting professor of Engineering - B.E., American University of Beirut; M.S., Ph.D., The Ohio State University. Pablo Ontiveros, instructor of Military Science - B.B.A., University of Texas-Pan American. Clint E. Osowski, assistant professional in Criminal Justice - B.S., University of Houston-Downtown; M.S., Bellevue University. Dr. Gilberto Salinas, assistant professor of Psychology - B.S., Ph.D., St. Mary’s University; M.S., TAMIU. Dr. Melissa A. Templeton, visiting assistant professor of Dance - B.A., Concordia University; B.F.A., York University; Ph.D., University of California-Riverside. Elizabeth A. Tomsich, assistant professor of Criminal Justice - B.A., University of Minnesota, M.S., Purdue University and  Dr. Donovan S. Weight, assistant professional of History - B.A., Utah State University; M.A., University of Illinois-Springfield; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University.

A. R. Sanchez, Jr.  School of Business

Dr. Homero Aguirre-Milling, instructor of Management - B.B.A, Ph.D., Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas; M.B.A., TAMIU.  Djuan G. Bragg, instructor of Business Communication - B.A., University of West Florida; M.B.A., University of Central Florida. Dr. Vanessa Garza, visiting assistant professor of Management Information Systems - B.B.A., St. Mary’s University; MPAcc, Ph.D., TAMIU and  Yinhong Wei, associate professor of Marketing  - B.A., East China Jiaotong University; M.Phil., City University of Hong Kong; Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

College of Education

Won Gyoung Kim, assistant professor of Special Education - B.A., Seoul National University; M.Ed., Texas State University-San Marcos. Dr. Kyung-Shin Park, associate professor of Kinesiology - B.S., M.S., Seoul University; Ph.D., Purdue University. Rosa M. Robledo, assistant professional of Communication Disorders - B.A., M.A., Our Lady of the Lake University and Linda V. Villarreal, visiting instructor of Kinesiology - B.S., Texas A&M University; M.S., The University of Texas at Austin.


Dr. Rosemary K. Plank, associate professor of Nursing -  B.S.N., M.S., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., University of California-San Francisco and Dr. Glenda C. Walker, dean and professor of Nursing - B.S.N., Troy University;  M.S.N., D.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham. 

University College

Mónica Thorpe, instructor - B.A.A.S, M.A., TAMIU.

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