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Academic Affairs Division Fall 2023
(Formerly Deans & Chairs List)

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Academic Affairs

Position Name/Assistant
Provost/Executive VPAA Dr. Lorenzo Smith
Sharon Brewer
Associate Provost Dr. Marc Guidry
Sharon Brewer
Budget Director Academic Affairs Alisha Collins
Executive Assistant to Provost Sharon Brewer

College of Business

 Position Name/Assistant
Dean Dr. Timothy Bisping
Kristi Howard
Associate Dean Dr. Jason Reese
Kristi Howard
Assistant Dean Dr. Laurie Rogers
Lora Dudley
Accounting Dr. Kelly Noe
Susan McGhiey
Business Comm & Legal Studies Dr. Carol Wright 
Sherry Tucker
Economics & Finance  Dr. Mikhail Kouliavtsev
Kristina Taylor
Management & Marketing Dr. Matthew Lindsey
Lynn Shivers


College of Education

 Position Name/Assistant
Dean Dr. Judy A. Abbott
Heather Hawkins
Associate Dean Dr. Christina Sinclair
Nikkie Strahan
Associate Dean Dr. Stacy Hendricks
Marianne Payne
Education Studies Dr. Jannah Nerren
Caitlin Luna
Human Sciences Dr. Chay Runnels
Nesha Deckard
Human Services & Ed Leadership Dr. Troy Davis (Interim)
Jennifer Fry
Kinesiology & Health Science Dr. Wycliffe Njororai
Kayla Smith

College of Fine Arts

Position Name/Assistant
Dean Dr. Gary Wurtz
Florence Lunsford
School of Art Mr. Chris Talbot
Kendra Brown
School of Music Dr. Nathan Nabb 
Melissa DeVine
School of Theatre & Dance  Mr. Cleo House, Jr.
Sheri Grant Fenton

College of Forestry

Position Name/Assistant
Dean Dr. Hans Williams
Christen Myles
Associate Dean Dr. Matt McBroom
Christen Myles
Agriculture Dr. Joe Smith
Cynthia Baize
Environmental Science Dr. Sheryl Jerez
Christen Myles

College of Liberal and Applied Arts

Position Name/Assistant
Dean Dr. Dustin Knepp
Gina Ajero
Associate Dean Dr. Joyce Johnston
Geivonna Little
Anthropology, Geography & Sociology Dr. Ray Darville
Donna Matheny
English & Creative Writing Dr. Liz Tasker Davis
Celia Ranninger
Government Dr. Kwame (Antwi-Boasiako)
Joy Rhodes
History Dr. Andrew Lannen
Michelle Dorsett
Languages, Cultures & Communication  Dr. Jeana Paul-Urena
Katherine Noble
Mass Communication Dr. John Hendricks
Jerri Cates
Military Science LTC Gilberto Escobedo 
Sonnie Mosier
Multidisciplinary Studies Dr. Joyce Johnston
Geivonna Little
Psychology Dr. Scott Hutchens
Tiffany Gauntt
School of Social Work Dr. Freddie Avant
Carol Levine

College of Science and Mathematics

Position Name/Assistant
Dean Dr. Kimberly Childs
Tricia Cain
Associate Dean Dr. Michele Harris
Tricia Cain
Associate Dean Dr. Debbie Pace
Tricia Cain
Biology Dr. Mark Barringer (Interim)
Sabrina Wittwer
Chemistry & Biochemistry Dr. Odutayo Odunuga (Interim)
Reta Ann Perodin
Computer Science Dr. Matthew Beauregard 
Angela Perry
Geology Dr. Wesley Brown
Shana Scott
Mathematics & Statistics Dr. Lesa Beverly
Judeana Marshall
Physics, Astronomy & Engineering  Dr. Rickey McDaniel
Tamara Story
School of Nursing Dr. Tammy Harris
Stacie Rodgers
Pre-Health Professions Dr. Erin Childress 
JacksTeach Dr. Jane Long
Harley Hampton

Office of Research and Graduate Studies

Position Name/Assistant
Dean Dr. Lorenzo Smith (Acting)
Katherine Lanigan

Academic Departments

Department Name/Assistant
AARC M.E. McWilliams
CARRI Mary Ann Rojas
Monica Loa
Center for Teaching & Learning Megan Weatherly
Kristina Sage
Institutional Effectiveness John Calahan
Alison Clarke
International Programs Heather Catton
Lumberjack Learning Commons Megan Weatherly
Ralph Steen Library Jonathan Helmke
School of Honors Mike Tkacik
Jenn Crenshaw
Strategic Analystics & Institutional Research Karyn Hall
Student Sucess Center Raquel Skidmore
Melodie Payne


Office of the Provost

Physical Address:
1936 North Street
Austin Building
Room 316

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 6079, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962