Sep 25, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Simmons School of Education and Human Development



Offices of the Academic Deans

Stephanie L. Knight, Dean, Leon Simmons Endowed Deanship

Anthony Petrosino, Associate Dean for Research and Outreach

Tim Jacobbe, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs ad interim

Rebecca Hood, Senior Assistant Dean for Administrative Affairs and Operations

Kathryn Canterbury, Assistant Dean for Research and Grants Accounting

Anthony Cuevas, Assistant Dean for Learning Technology

Yolette Garcia, Assistant Dean for External Affairs and Outreach

Administration

Eric Bing, Director of the Institute for Leadership Impact

Annie Wright, Executive Director of the Center on Research and Evaluation

Michele Mrak, Executive Director of Graduate Liberal Studies

Regina Nippert, Executive Director of The Budd Center: Involving Communities in Education

Laura Madden, Director of Development

Greg Weatherford II, Director of Community Engagement and Special Projects

Simmons Faculty

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Jill Allor, Professor of Teaching and Learning, Ed.D., Vanderbilt

Stephanie Al Otaiba, Patsy and Ray Caldwell Centennial Chair, Professor of Teaching and Learning, Ph.D., Vanderbilt

Caitlin Anderson, Senior Lecturer of Applied Physiology and Wellness, M.S., Texas A&M

Dominique Baker, Assistant Professor of Education Policy and Leadership, Ph.D., Vanderbilt

Kim Baker, Lecturer of Applied Physiology and Wellness, M.S. North Texas

Sondra Barringer, Assistant Professor of Education Policy and Leadership, Ph.D., Arizona

Ann Batenburg, Clinical Associate Professor of Teaching and Learning, Ph.D., Iowa

David Bertrand, Clinical Associate Professor of Applied Physiology and Wellness, Ed.D., SMU

Eric Bing, Professor of Applied Physiology and Wellness, M.D., Harvard

Watt Lesley Black, Jr., Clinical Professor of Education Policy and Leadership, Ph.D., North Texas

Sarah Brown, Clinical Assistant Professor of Applied Physiology and Wellness, Ph.D., Texas A&M

Roxanne Burleson, Clinical Associate Professor of Education Policy and Leadership, M.S., Texas (Arlington)

Peter Carton Jr., Clinical Assistant Professor of Applied Physiology and Wellness, J.D., Seton Hall

Piotr Chelstowski, Lecturer of Applied Physiology and Wellness, M.A., M.S., Warsaw

Anthony Cuevas, Clinical Professor of Teaching and Learning and Assistant Dean, Ph.D. Florida State

Greta Davis, Clinical Associate Professor of Dispute Resolution and Counseling, Department Chair, Ph.D., North Texas

Scott L. Davis, Associate Professor of Applied Physiology and Wellness, Ph.D., Utah

Mario De La Garza Jr., Clinical Assistant Professor of Dispute Resolution and Counseling, Ph.D., North Texas

Karla Del Rosal, Clinical Assistant Professor of Teaching and Learning, Ph.D. Colorado

Sherril English, Clinical Associate Professor of Teaching and Learning, Ph.D., North Texas

Brian Fennig, Senior Lecturer of Applied Physiology and Wellness, PhD., Texas (Dallas)

S. Kiersten Ferguson, Clinical Associate Professor of Education Policy and Leadership, Ph.D., Texas (Austin)

Leanne Ketterlin Geller, Texas Instruments Endowed Chair in Education, Professor of Education Policy and Leadership, Ph.D., Oregon

Diane Gifford, Clinical Associate Professor of Teaching and Learning, Ph.D., SMU

Donna Gober, Senior Lecturer of Applied Physiology and Wellness, Ed.D., Lamar

Michael S. Harris, Professor of Education Policy and Leadership, Interim Department Chair, Ed.D., Pennsylvania

Thomas L. Hartsell, Clinical Professor of Dispute Resolution and Counseling, J.D., Michigan State

Tim Jacobbe, Professor of Teaching and Learning, Associate Dean, Ph.D., Clemson

Lynn Romejko Jacobs, Professor of Applied Physiology and Wellness, Department Chair, Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University

Margaret Jacome, Clinical Associate Professor of Dispute Resolution and Counseling, Ph.D., Texas Tech

Johnitha Johnson, Clinical Assistant Professor of Teaching and Learning, Ph.D., Texas A&M

Francesca Jones, Clinical Associate Professor of Teaching and Learning Assistant Department Chair, Ph.D., North Texas

Akihito Kamata, Professor of Education Policy and Leadership and Psychology, Ph.D., Michigan

Stephanie Knight, Leon Simmons Endowed Deanship and Professor of Teaching and Learning, Ed.D., Houston

Ryan Kota, Clinical Assistant Professor of Applied Physiology and Wellness, Ph.D., Florida State

Jan Mallett, Research Assistant Professor of Teaching and Learning, Ph.D., Texas A&M (Commerce)

Brandon Mastromartino, Clinical Assistant Professor of Applied Physiology and Wellness, Ph.D., Georgia

Megan Murphy, Clinical Associate Professor of Applied Physiology and Wellness, Ph.D., North Texas

Dawson Orr, Clinical Professor of Education Policy and Leadership, Ph.D., Texas (Austin)

Chalie Patarapichayatham, Research Assistant Professor of Teaching and Learning, Ph.D., Chulalongkorn (Bangkok)

Alexandra Pavlakis, Associate Professor of Education Policy and Leadership, Ph.D., Wisconsin-Madison

Anthony Petrosino, Professor of Teaching and Learning, Associate Dean, Ph.D., Vanderbilt

John Potter, Clinical Associate Professor of Dispute Resolution and Counseling, O.D., Indiana

Abigail Pruitt, Clinical Professor of Teaching and Learning, Ed.D., George Washington

Meredith Richards, Associate Professor of Education Policy and Leadership, Ph.D., Texas (Austin)

Amy Richardson, Clinical Assistant Associate Professor of Teaching and Learning, Ed.D., SMU   

Brenna Rivas, Research Assistant Professor of Teaching and Learning, Ph.D., SMU

Laura Robinson-Doyle, Lecturer of Applied Physiology and Wellness, M.S., Texas Woman’s University

Amy Gillespie Rouse, Associate Professor of Teaching and Learning, Department Chair ad interim, Ph.D., Vanderbilt

Robert Rouse, Clinical Associate Professor of Teaching and Learning, Ph.D., Vanderbilt

Edita Ruzgyte, Clinical Associate Professor of Dispute Resolution and Counseling, Ph.D., Texas Woman’s

Brandy Schumann, Clinical Associate Professor of Dispute Resolution and Counseling, Ph.D., North Texas

Quentin Sedlacek, Assistant Professor of Teaching and Learning, Ph.D. Stanford

Milan Sevak, Clinical Associate Professor of Education Policy and Leadership, Ed.D., Harvard

Misty Solt, Clinical Associate Professor of Dispute Resolution and Counseling, Ph.D., North Texas

Candace Walkington, Associate Professor of Teaching and Learning, Ph.D., Texas (Austin)

Terra Wagner, Clinical Assistant Professor of Dispute Resolution and Counseling, Ph.D., North Texas

Paige Ware, Mary Elizabeth Holdsworth Endowed Professor, Associate Dean, Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

Bradley Warren, Lecturer of Applied Physiology and Wellness, M.S., West Virginia

Nancy V. Warren, Clinical Professor of Teaching and Learning, Ed.D., Texas A&M (Commerce)

Peter G. Weyand, Glenn Simmons Endowed Professor of Applied Physiology and Wellness, Ph.D., Georgia

Jeanna Wieselmann, Assistant Professor of Teaching and Learning, Ph.D. Minnesota—Twin Cities

Anne Wilhelm, Associate Professor of Teaching and Learning, Ph.D., Vanderbilt

Christine Woodbury, Clinical Professor of Teaching and Learning, Ph.D., TWU

Simmons Emeritus Faculty

Dale E. Davis, Professor Emeritus of Teacher Preparation

Deborah Diffily, Professor Emeritus of Teaching and Learning, Ph.D., North Texas

Paul Gordon Hook, Professor Emeritus of Physical Education, Ph.D., North Texas

Jiang (JoAnn) Lan, Professor Emeritus of Teaching and Learning, Ed.D., Northern Illinois

G. Reid Lyon, Professor Emeritus of Education Policy and Leadership, Ph.D., New Mexico

Patricia Mathes, Professor Emeritus of Teaching and Learning, Ph.D., Vanderbilt

George McMillion, Professor Emeritus of Physical Education

William Pulte, Professor Emeritus of Teaching and Learning

Bryan Robbins, Professor Emeritus of Physical Education

R. Jack Roberts, Professor Emeritus of Education

Kenneth L. Springer, Professor Emeritus of Teaching and Learning, Ph.D., Cornell

Paul Yovanoff, Professor Emeritus of Teaching and Learning, Ph.D., Oregon

Patricia K. Webb, Professor Emeritus of Teacher Preparation, Ed.D., North Texas