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

Banks Miller
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs
Associate Professor of Political Science, Public Policy and Political Economy
[email protected]
GR 3.104A
972-883-2930

Euel Elliott
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies
Professor of Political Science, Public Policy and Political Economy
[email protected]
3.108B
972-883-2066

Carol Cirulli Lanham
Assistant Dean of 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

Alexandra Webb
Administrative Assistant
[email protected]
GR 3.104
972-883-2935

Alanis Roman-Rivera
Undergraduate Business Assistant
[email protected]
GR 3.104
972-883-2935

 

Saniah Abdul Rahman
Undergraduate Business Assistant
[email protected]
GR 3.104
972-883-2935

Development

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

Communications

Melissa Cutler
Communications Manager
[email protected]
AD 3.220
972-883-4319

Marketing

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

Career Center

Brianna Hobbs
Career Consultant
[email protected]
GR 2.410
972-883-2215

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

Lynne Vieraitis

Lynne Vieraitis
PhD Advisor of Criminology & Criminal Justice
[email protected]
GR 2.120
972-883-6901

Seth Giertz

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

May Yuan
PhD Advisor of Geospatial Information Sciences
[email protected]
GR 3.108C
972-883-6284

Robert Lowry

Robert C. Lowry
Associate Program Head and Director of Graduate Studies of Political Science
[email protected]
GR 3.533
972-883-6720

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: 

Melissa Cutler
Communications Manager 
[email protected]
AD 3.220
972-883-4319

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