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Faculty & Staff

All TCU faculty, staff and students are eligible to affiliate with CRES.  Faculty and staff may do so as core, associated or supporting members by completing this brief survey.  Students may do so by enrolling in a CRES program of study.


Scott Kurashige, Chair, Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies

Stacie McCormick, English, Co-Director of African American and Africana Studies

Claire Sanders, History, Co-Director of African American and Africana Studies

Santiago Piñón, Religion, Director of Latina/o Studies

Jane Mantey, Associate Director of Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies

Luis Romero, Assistant Professor, Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies

Jeanelle Hope, Assistant Professor, Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies

Cecilia Hill, History, Graduate Assistant

Antwanette Taylor, Administrative Assistant

Tatiana McInnis, Visiting Lecturer, Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies


Executive Committee

Rima Abunasser, English, Chair of Curriculum Committee

Rosangela Boyd, Director of Community Engagement, Co-Chair of RCCE Committee

Ashley Edwards, Center for Academic Services

Emily Farris, Political Science (elected; 2020)

Melita Garza, Journalism

Jeanelle Hope, Assistant Professor, Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies

Max Krochmal, History, Chair of Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies

Jane Mantey, Associate Director of Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies

Mona Narain, English, Chair of Graduate Committee

Santiago Piñón, Religion, Director of Latina/o Studies

Luis Romero, Assistant Professor, Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies

Ebony Rose, Human Resources (appointed; 2018), Co-Chair of Programming, Publicity, and Outreach Committee

Claire Sanders, History, Co-Director of African-American and Africana Studies

Stacie McCormick, English, Co-Director of African American and Africana Studies

Core faculty and staff are full voting members of the program.  A core member is a TCU faculty or staff member who serves on a CRES standing committee; attends Core faculty and staff meetings and other event and programs sponsored by CRES; and either regularly teaches courses for CRES credit or makes diversity and inclusion regarding race/ethnicity part of his/her/their regular on-the-clock work duties.

Last Name First Name Department / Unit  
Abunasser Rima English
Atwood Erin Educational Leadership
Boyd Rosangela Community Engagement
Colon David English
Cormican Muriel Modern Languages
Crotty Sean Geography
Daniels Glenda Nursing
Darda Joseph English
Edwards Ashley Center for Academic Services
Farris Emily Political Science
Garza Melita Journalism
George Amiso Strategic Communication
Goodier Dalton Admissions
Gooding Sharon Diversity and Inclusion
Gooding, Jr. Frederick Honors
Gordon Timeka Inclusiveness and Intercultural Services
Hammad Hanan History
Hazard Jessica Athletics
Herrera Victoria Admissions
Hope Jeanelle CRES
Huckaby M. Francyne Curriculum Studies
Huddleston Gabriel Curriculum Studies
Irving Lynn Honors College
John Suki Dance
Jones Zoranna Harris Academic Resource Center
Krochmal Max History
Kynard Carmen English
Lambiase Jacqueline Strategic Communication
Langston Scott Religion
Lemon Alex English
Lowry Margaret Women and Gender Studies
Manning Brandon English
Mantey Jane CRES
Martin Jennifer Social Work
Martin Nina Dance
Martinez Ariela Office of Admissions
McCormick Stacie English
McKinney Adam Dance
Menchaca Celeste History
Murray Joddy English
Narain Mona English
Nguyen Trung Student Development Services
Pinon Santiago Religion
Ramos Jacinto CRES
Richter Breinn Management and Leadership, Neeley School of Business
Robbins Sarah English
Robinson Janie Nursing
Romero Luis CRES
Rose Ebony Human Resources
Ryder Andrew Honors College
Sanders Claire History
Testa Nino Women and Gender Studies
Titus Jason Housing and Residence Life
Wimberly Imani Housing and Residence Life
Yorkston Eric Marketing
Zarrugh Amina Sociology



Associated faculty and staff are not voting members of the program but may attend any CRES meeting.  They are not required to serve on committees.  An associated member is a TCU faculty or staff member who attends events and other programs sponsored by CRES when possible and regularly teaches courses for CRES credit or commits off-the-clock volunteer time to the program.

Dave Aftandilian, Sociology & Anthropology

Komla Aggor, Spanish and Hispanic Studies

Mikio Akagi, Honors College

Tatiana, Arguello, Spanish

Ariane Balizet, English

Bonnie Blackwell, English

Jesus Castro-Balbi, School of Music

Lindsey Cowdin, College of Fine Arts

Eric Cox, Political Science

Carrie Currier, Political Science

Mark Daku, Political Science

Lori Diel, Art History

Amanda Duvall, Harris Academic Resource Center

Holly Ellman, Marketing & Communication

Ariel Feldman, Religion and Brite Divinity

Jessica Fripp, School of Art

Joanne Green, Political Science

Lynn Hampton, Honors College

Jill Havens, English

Diane Hawley, Nursing

Jason Helms, English

Linda Hughes, English

Jamie Hurst DeLuna, Psychology/Institute of Child Development

Debi Iba, Communication Studies

Benjamin Ireland, Modern Language Studies

Donald Jackson, Political Science

Gail Jahzara, Office of Admission

Suki John, School for Classical & Contemporary Dance

Aesha John, Social Work

Todd, Kerstetter, History

Linda LaCoste, EMBA/Neeley

Miguel Leatham, Anthropology Program/Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology

Endia Lindo, College of Education

Nathanael O’Reilly, English

Elva Orozco Mendoza, Political Science

Cameron Navarro, Honor’s College

Jordan Carr Peterson, Political Science

Katherine Polzer, Criminal Justice

Steve Przymus, College of Education

Jacinto Ramos, Jr., Criminal Justice

Robyn Reid, Library

David Sandell, Sociology and Anthropology

Ryan Schmitz, Spanish and Hispanic Studies

Rebecca Sharpless, History

Eric Simanek, Chemistry & Biochemistry

John Singleton, Internataional Services

Karen Steele, English

Daxton Stewart, Journalism

Michael Strausz, Political Science

Angela Strittmatter, Directory of Development Interdisciplinary Studies & Special Projects

Esther Teixeria, Spanish and Hispanic Studies

John Tisdale, Journalism

Carol Thompson, Sociology and Anthropology

Sarah Tonemah, School of Fine Arts

Lisa Vanderlinden, Sociology and Anthropology

Laura Vasquez, Office for Community Engagement

Walter (Bill) West, Office of Community Engagement

David Whillock, Film, Television, and Digital Media

Wendy Williams, Honors College

Paul Witt, Communication Studies

Shawn Worthen, Athletic Academic Services

A supporting member is a TCU faculty or staff member who does not regularly teach courses for CRES credit nor work on race/ethnicity on a daily basis, and does not wish to vote or serve on committees, but is supportive of the goals of CRES and wishes to be allied with the program.  Supporting members are expected to attend at least one CRES event or program per semester and are encouraged to donate financially to CRES during the Annual Faculty/Staff Campaign.

Sean Atkinson, School of Music

Adam Baggs, University Advancement

Kate Bailey, Nutritional Services

Michelle Bauml, College of Education

Mica Bibb, Human Resources

Joshua Blaylock, Modern Language Studies

Babette Bohn, School of Art

Victor Boschini, College of Education

Vanessa Bouche, Political Science

Laura Bright, Strategic Communication

Ellen Broom, Psychology

Jean Marie Brown, Journalism

Chip Burns, Criminal Justice

Casey Call, Psychology – Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development

Jodi Campbell, History

April Cano, Office of Admission

José Carrión, Mathematics

Maria Ciriza Lope, Spanish and Hispanic Position

Mark Dennis, Religion

Brie Diamond, Criminal Justice

Melondy Doddy, College of Education

Chuck Dunning, Student Development Services

Neil Easterbrook, English

Heath Einstein, Office of Admission

Eric Ekwueme, Student Development Services

Nada Elias-Lambert, Social Work

Dawn Elliott, Economics

Ashley English, Strategic Communication

Elizabeth Flowers, Religion

Alan Gallay, History

Rob Garnett, Honors College

Kurk Gayle, Intensive English Program

Dennis Gibbons, Library

Yvonne Giovanis, Campus Recreation – Wellness Center

Justine Grace, Honor’s College

Stacy Grau, Marketing/Neeley School

David Grebel, Extended Education

Christina  Gutierrez, Medical School

Kylo-Patrick Hart, Film, Television and Digital Media

Anne Helmreich, College of Fine Arts

Jack Hill, Religion

Charlotte Hogg, English

Linda Hughes English

Shelley Hulme, Office of Strategic Communications Management

Lynn Jackson, Social Work

Hope Jackson, Nursing

Reggie Jennings, Student-Athlete Development

Beata Jones, Neely School of Business

Mark Kamimura-Jimenez, Student Affairs

Jongkeyong Kim, English

June Koelker, Library

Nadia Lahutsky, Religion

Chantel Langlinais Carlson, English

Michelle Little, Art

Francisco Lozada, Brite Divinity School

Brad Lucas, English

Mariam MacGregor, Neely Professional Development Center

Yesenia Madrigal, Athletics Administration

Shelly Matthews, Brite Divinity School

Joan McGettigan, Film, Television and Digital Media

William Meier, History

Bonnie Melhart, Academic Affairs — Research, Graduate Studies, and University Programs

Darren Middleton, Religion

Linda Moore, Social Work

Aaron Navarro, History

Johnny Nhan, Criminal Justice

Kimberly Owczarski, Film, Television and Digital Media

Allison Owen, Mathematics

Sara-Jayne Parsons, Art Galleries at TCU / School of Art

Mary Patton, College of Education

James Petrovich, Social Work

Anna Petursdottir, Psychology

Ray Pfeiffer, Neeley School/Accounting

Ron Pitcock, Honors College

Matthew Pitt, English

Jan Quesada, Religion

Susan Ramirez, History

Adam Richards, Communication Studies

Curt Rode, English/Center for Digital Expression

Anne Rooney, Neely School of Business

Timothy Sandoval, Brite Divinity School

Marie Schein, Modern Language Studies

Donna Schonerstedt, Honors College

Karen Scott, Admissions

Catherine Serrano, Nursing

Laura Shaw, Student Development Services

Cecilia Silva, Education

Steven Sloan, Spanish and Hispanic Studies

Donna Smolik, College of Fine Arts

Sara Sorenson, Admissions

Irin Sultana, Athletic Academic Services Office

Australia Tarver, English

Angela Thompson, Sociology

Jason Titus, Housing and Residence Life

Aisha Torrey-Sawyer, Director, Neely Academic Advising Center

Alicia Smith-Tran, Sociology

Mary Twis, Social Work

Kara Vuic, History

Danielle Walker, Nursing

Kyle Walker, Geography

Patricia Walters, Accounting/Neeley School of Business

Catherine Wehlburg, Institutional Effectiveness

Tracy Williams, Center for International Studies

Morrison Wong, Sociology and Anthropology

Peter Worthing, AddRan Dean’s Office

Wilton Wright, English and Women and Gender Studies

Cathy Young, Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences (Nursing)

Jessica Zeller, School for Classical and Contemporary Dance

Mimi Zimmerman, Religious and Spiritual Life