Administration and service

Current Administrative Position

Interim Dean, June 2018- present


Selected Program Service

Program Head, Political Science, September 2014-August 2018

Program Head, Public Policy and Political Economy, July 2012-August 2018


Selected School Service

EPPS Strategic Planning Committee (2016)

Chair, Ad hoc committee on Non-tenure track faculty review (2016)

EPPS Faculty Advisory Committee (elected)

EPPS Bylaw Committee, 2002, 2008, 2012, 2014

EPPS Executive Committee, 2012-present

Search Committee for Dean, School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences, 2009-2010


Selected University Service

Procurement oversight committee, 2016-2017

Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award selection committee, 2017, 2018

Ad hoc PeopleSoft Productivity Committee, 2017

UT Dallas Strategic Plan Committee, 2017

Search Committee for VP of Communications 2017 (appointed)

International Oversight Committee (elected), Chair 2014-2016, Chair 2016-2017 (appointed) 2017-2018

SACSSOC Institutional Effectiveness Committee, 2016-2017

Presidential Search Committee, 2015 (elected)

Search for Graduate Dean, 2015

McDermott Faculty Honors Council, 2009-present

Advisory Committee, Center for US Latin American Initiatives, 2014-present

Calendar Committee, 2014-present (Vice Chair 2015-2016, 2016-2017. Chair 2017-2018)

3+3+3 committee on nontenure track faculty, 2014-2015

Academic Council, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2016-2017, 2017-2018

Select Committee on Tuition, 2005

Faculty Senate 2002-2003, 2003-2004, 2004-2005, 2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019

Quality Enhancement Committee (part of the SACs reaffirmation process) 2007-2008


Selected Professional Service

Fulbright US Student Screening Committee, South America, 2011, 2012, 2014

APPAM Institutional Representatives, Secretary, 2015-present

Board of Directors, Bill of Rights Defense Committee, 2010-2014.

President, Midwest Association of Latin American Studies, 2010

Managing editor of e-Extreme, 2005-2008.

Numerous Colombian asylum cases


© Jennifer s. Holmes 2018