Reach out to us for more information about the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences.

Executive Staff

Jennifer S. Holmes
Dean
Professor of Political Science, Public Policy and Political Economy
[email protected]
GR 3.104D
972-883-6852

Dohyeong Kim

Dohyeong Kim
Associate Dean of Graduate Education
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Political Economy, Geospatial Information Sciences
[email protected]
GR 3.209
972-883-3512

Denise Boots
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies
Professor of Public Policy and Political Economy
[email protected]
3.104F
972-883-6468

Carol Cirulli Lanham
Assistant Dean, Outreach and Engagement
Senior Lecturer of Sociology
[email protected]
GR 3.120
972-883-2867

Administrative Staff

Nicole Smith
School Fiscal Officer
[email protected]
GR 3.104B
972-883-4935

Betsy Albritton
Assistant to the Dean
[email protected]
GR 3.104C
972-883-6198

Development

Erin Dougherty
Director of Development and Alumni Relations
[email protected]
GR 3.104H
972-883-3938

Communications

Brittany Hoover Magelssen
Media Manager
[email protected]
AD 3.220F
972-883-4357

Marketing

Shabnam Sohaima Amini Sapphir Ruponti al-Amin

Shabnam S. Amini
Social Media Specialist
shab[email protected]
GR 3.108A
972-883-4885

Career Center

Amy Kendall

Amy Kendall
Associate Director Career Services
[email protected]
SSB 3.330
972-883-2277

Program Heads

Richard Scotch

Richard Scotch
Program Head of Criminology & Criminal Justice
[email protected]
GR 3.510
972-883-2922

Daniel G. Arce
Program Head of Economics
Ashbel Smith Professor
[email protected]
GR 2.534
972-883-6857

Fang Qiu
Program Head of Geospatial Information Sciences
Professor
[email protected]
GR 3.212
972-883-4134

Thomas Brunell
Program Head of Political Science, Public Policy and Political Economy
Professor of Political Science
[email protected] ; [email protected]
GR 2.246 | 972-883-4963

Meghna Sabharwal
Program Head of Public and Nonprofit Management
Associate Professor
[email protected]
GR 2.238
972-883-6473

Richard K. Scotch
Program Head of Sociology
Professor
[email protected]
GR 3.510
972-883-2922

Associate Program Heads/Director of Graduate Studies

John Worrall
PhD Advisor of Criminology & Criminal Justice
[email protected]
GR 2.126
972-883-4893

Seth Giertz

Seth Giertz
PhD Advisor of Economics
[email protected]
GR 2.224
972-883-6234

Yongwan Chun
PhD Advisor of Geospatial Information Sciences
[email protected]
GR GR 3.208
972-883-4719

Karl Ho

Karl Ho
Director of Graduate Studies of Political Science
[email protected]
GR 3.203
972-883-2017

Clint Peinhardt
Associate Program Head and Director of Graduate Studies of Public Policy and Political Economy
[email protected]
GR 2.804
972-883-4955

James Harrington
PhD Advisor of Public and Nonprofit Management
[email protected]
GR 2.212
972-883-3513

Teodoro Benavides
Associate Professor of Practice
Public & Nonprofit Management
MPA Director
Internship Coordinator
[email protected]
GR 2.608
972-883-4745

Graduate Program Administrator

Judy Du
Graduate Program Administrator of Economics, Geospatial Information Sciences
[email protected] ; [email protected]
GR 2.402
972-883-4964

Rita Medford
Graduate Program Administrator of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Public and Nonprofit Management
[email protected] ; [email protected] ; [email protected]
GR 2.402
972-883-4932

Marjorie McDonald
Graduate Program Administrator of Political Science, Public Policy and Political Economy, Sociology
[email protected] ; [email protected]
GR 2.402
972-883-6406

Academic Computing

Russell Hoffman
Manager of Academic Computing
[email protected]
GR 3.306
972-883-6149
972-883-4945

General Contact Information

Mailing Address

800 West Campbell Road, GR 31
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
Phone: 972-883-2935
Fax: 972-883-6297

Our main office is located in Cecil H. Green Hall 3.104.

For media inquiries, contact: 

Brittany Hoover Magelssen
Communications Manager 
[email protected]
AD 3.220F
972-883-4357

Email

For admissions questions related to undergraduate programs: [email protected]

For admissions questions related to graduate programs: [email protected]

For questions related to alumni relations and giving, contact: [email protected]

Academic Advising

Undergraduate Advising

Graduate Advising