Executive Staff

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

Alex R. Piquero
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs
Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology
[email protected]
GR 3.104F
972-883-2482

Euel Elliott
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies
Professor of Political Science, Public Policy and Political Economy
[email protected]
GR 3.104H
972-883-2066

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

Richard K. Scotch
Interim Program Head of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Professor
[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

Banks Miller
Program Head of Political Science, Public Policy and Political Economy
Associate Professor
[email protected] ; [email protected]
GR 2.806 | 972-883-2930

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

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Dean’s Advisory Council Members

Michelle Adams
Founder and President
Marketing Brainology

Maurine Dickey Maurine Dickey
Chairman
The Dickey Foundation

Wayne GeareyWayne Gearey
Senior Vice President, Chief Analytics Officer
Emsi

Brenda KihlBrenda Kihl
Higher Education Administrator

Jennifer Killough Jennifer Killough
President
JBK Consulting

Bill HolstonBill Holston
Executive Director
Human Rights Initiative of North Texas

Mabrie Jackson
Director of Public Affairs
HEB/Central Market

Dan Johnson
City Manager
City of Richardson

William Keffler
Chief Operating Officer
Catholic Diocese of Dallas

Rob Myrben
Director, Fuel Sourcing and Analysis 
Alaska Airlines Inc.

Chijioke Offor
Partner
Shore Chan DePumpo LLP

William C. ShortWilliam C. Short
CEO
Ameriflex

Gloria Snead
Civic Leader

De’Edra Williams
Customer Success Director
Salesforce