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Central Administration

    David E. Daniel, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President and Provost
    B. Hobson Wildenthal, Ph.D.
Interim Vice President for Business Affairs
    Jody Nelsen, M.B.A.
Vice President for Student Affairs
    N. Darrelene Rachavong, Ed.D.
Vice President for Research
    Bruce Gnade, Ph.D.
Vice President for Public Affairs
    Amanda Rockow, B.A.
Vice President for Development
    Marjorie M. French, B.A.
Vice President for Communications
    Susan Rogers, B.J.
Executive Director, Strategic Planning and Analysis
    Lawrence Redlinger, Ph.D.
Vice Provost
    Priscilla Beadle, Ph.D.
Vice Provost
    John Wiorkowski, Ph.D.
Associate Provost and Dean, Undergraduate Education
    J. Michael Coleman, Ph.D.
Dean, Graduate Studies
    Austin Cunningham, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
    Donna S. Rogers, M.S.
Director, Eugene McDermott Library
    Larry Sall, Ph.D.
Director, Internal Audits
    Toni R. Messer, B.B.A., C.P.A., C.I.A.

Academic Unit Administration

School of Arts and Humanities

    Dennis M. Kratz, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
    W. Jackson Rushing, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
    Michael Wilson

School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

    Bert S. Moore, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Graduate Education
    Robert D. Stillman, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
    Duane Buhrmester, Ph.D.
Director, Callier Center for Communication Disorders
    Thomas Campbell , Ph.D.

School of Economics, Politics and Policy Sciences

    Bryan J.L. Berry, Ph.D.
Executive Vice Dean
    Marianne Stewart, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Academic Programs
    Euel Elliott, Ph.D.
Program Director, Criminal Justice Studies
    James W. Marquardt, Ph.D.

Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science

    C. Robert Helms, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean for Operations and Finance
    Andrew J. Blanchard, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
    Cyrus D. Cantrell, III, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Dean for Interdisciplinary Programs
    Duncan L. MacFarlane, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Dean for Student Services
    E. Douglas Harris, D.Eng.
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
    Simeon Ntafos, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Accreditation and Outreach
    Gerald O. Burnham, Ph.D., P.E.
Department Head, Computer Science
    Dung T. Huynh, Ph.D.
Department Head, Electrical Engineering
    John H.L. Hansen, Ph.D.

School of General Studies

    George W. Fair, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
    Elizabeth M. Salter, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Teacher Development
    Scherry F. Johnson, Ed. D.

School of Management

    Hasan Pirkul, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean
    Varghese S. Jacob, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for External Affairs and Corporate Development
    Diane S. McNulty, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Executive Education
    David J. Springate, D.B.A.
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs
    Steve W. Perkins
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
    Mary Chaffin, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Operations
    David B. Ritchey
Director, Ph.D. Programs
    Frank M. Bass, Ph.D.

School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

    Myron Salamon, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
    Juan E. Gonzales, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
    John H. Hoffman, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research and Interdisciplinary Studies
    Duck-Joo Yang, Ph.D.
Department Head, Biology
    Donald M. Gray, Ph.D.
Department Head, Chemistry
    John P. Ferraris, Ph.D.
Department Head, Geosciences
    John Ferguson, Ph.D.
Department Head, Mathematical Sciences
    M. Ali Hooshyar, Ph.D.
Department Head, Physics
    Xinchou Lou, Ph.D.
Department Head, Science Education
    Cynthia E. Ledbetter, Ph.D.


This catalog is a general information publication only. It is not intended to nor does it contain all regulations that relate to students. The provisions of this catalog do not constitute a contract, express or implied, between any applicant, student or faculty member and The University of Texas at Dallas or The University of Texas System. The University of Texas at Dallas reserves the right to withdraw courses at any time, to change fees or tuition, calendar, curriculum, degree requirements, graduation procedures, and any other requirements affecting students. Changes will become effective whenever the proper authorities so determine and will apply to both prospective students and those already enrolled.

Statement on Equal Educational Opportunity
The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, and veteran status. Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is also prohibited pursuant to University policy.