Faculty Members

Dr. Ingrid Haynes-Mays
Dr. Ingrid Haynes-MaysChair/ Associate Professor
Dr. Ingrid Haynes-Mays is currently an Associate Professor in Department of Curriculum and Instruction for Texas Southern University.
Dr. Delilah Ann Davis
Dr. Delilah Ann Davis Director of Field Experience and Clinical Practice/ Assistant Professor
Dr. Delilah Ann Davis is the Director of Field Experience and Clinical of Education for the College of Education.
Dr. Mokysha Benford
Dr. Mokysha Benford Assistant Professor
Dr. Mokysha Benford currently serves as an Assistant Professor in Curriculum and Instruction and teaches undergraduate courses.
Dr. Viveca Grant
Dr. Viveca Grant Assistant Professor and Director of Certification
Dr. Viveca Grant is an Assistant Professor and Director of Certification at Texas Southern University.
Dr. Shaswati Nina Saha
Dr. Shaswati Nina SahaProfessor
Dr. Shaswati Nina Saha is a professor in the department of curriculum and instruction and has been at Texas Southern University since 1997. Although she joined the department as faculty in the special education division,
Dr. Jacqueline Smith
Dr. Jacqueline SmithAssociate Professor
Dr. Jacqueline D. Smith is an Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction currently serving in the capacity as Graduate Coordinator. Dr. Smith received her doctorate from the University of Houston specializing in Curriculum and Instruction...
Dr. Holim Song
Dr. Holim SongAssociate Professor
Dr. Holim Song is an associate professor of Instructional design and technology in the College of Education at Texas Southern University, where he has taught since 2005.
Dr. Reginald Todd
Dr. Reginald ToddAssistant Professor
Reginald L. Todd, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses.
Dr. Candy Ratliff
Dr. Candy RatliffChair/ Assistant Professor
Dr. Candy Ratliff is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Counseling.
Dr. Shanna Broussard
Dr. Shanna BroussardProfessor
Dr. Shanna Broussard is a professor in the Department of Counseling. Dr. Broussard received her Ph.D. in Rehabilitation from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
Dr. Jessica Denise Davis
Dr. Jessica Denise DavisAssistant Professor/ Assistant Dean, Student Affairs
Dr. Jessica Davis is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Counseling, Coordinator of the Student Advisement Center, and the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs in the College of Education.
Dr. Irvine Epps
Dr. Irvine EppsAssociate Professor
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Dr. Joyce Finch
Dr. Joyce FinchAssociate Professor
Joyce Finch is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling in the College of Education at Texas Southern University.
Dr. Joseph Jefferson
Dr. Joseph JeffersonProfessor
Dr. Joseph Jefferson has been professor for 35 years in higher education. ~~~
Dr. Joyce Jones
Dr. Joyce JonesAssociate Professor
Dr. Joyce Jones has multiple interests, but has devoted the last eight years to student achievement as she served as the Chair of the Department of Counseling.

Dr. Lilian B. Poats
Dr. Lilian B. PoatsDean / Professor of College of Education
Dr. LILLIAN B. POATS is a Professor in the Department of Educational Administration and Foundations and Dean of the College of Education at Texas Southern University...

Dr. Collette M. Bloom
Dr. Collette M. BloomInterim Chair & Professor
Dr. Collette M. Bloomis currently a tenured professor with graduate faculty status in the department of Educational Administration in the College of Education...

Dr. Danita Bailey-Samples
Dr. Danita Bailey-SamplesProfessor
Dr. Danita Bailey-Samples holds a baccalaureate degree from Fisk University, an M.A. degree from George Peabody College for Teachers (currently Vanderbilt-Peabody University) and a Ph.D. from The University Of Texas at Austin...

Dr. Jay Cummings
Dr. Jay CummingsProfessor
Dr. Cummings was born in Jenkins, Kentucky. He completed his primary and secondary education in the Dayton, Ohio public schools. His undergraduate degree was received at Central State University, Wilberforce, Ohio...

Dr. James Cunningham
Dr. James CunninghamProfessor
Dr. James Cunningham is a Professor in the Department of Educational Administration and Foundations. ...

Dr. Ronnie Davis
Dr. Ronnie Davis Clinical Professor
Dr. Ronnie Davisis a Clinical Professor in the Department of Educational Administration where he teaches courses in Statistics and Research,..

Yoruba T. Mutakabbir
Yoruba T. Mutakabbir Associate Professor
Dr. Yoruba Mutakabbir earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Hampton University, a Master of Science in Educational Policy from Georgia State University and a Ph.D in Educational Leadership with a concentration in Higher Education from Clemson University...

Dr. Henry North
Dr. Henry NorthProfessor
Dr. Henry North earned his B.S. degree in Physics, M.S. degree in Mathematics and M.A. degree in Counseling from Texas Southern University and earned his Ph.D. in Educational Administration from the University of Colorado at Boulder where he was a fellow in Urban Educational Administration...

Dr. Emmanuel Nwagwu
Dr. Emmanuel NwagwuProfessor
Dr. Emmanuel Nwagwu is an outstanding tenured senior professor of Organizational Behavior and Administrative theory in the Department of Educational Administration and Foundations...

Dr. Emiel Owens
Dr. Emiel Owens Professor
Dr. Emiel Owens, Jr. received his Doctorate at University of Houston with an emphasis in Research Methods and Mathematic Education. Dr. Owens has written over 30 journal articles and 8 book chapters over his career..

Dr. Bernnell Peltier-Glaze
Dr. Bernnell Peltier-GlazeAssociate Professor
Dr. Bernnell Peltier-Glaze is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Administration and Foundations at Texas Southern University. Her responsibilities include teaching administrator preparation...

Dr. Claire Thoreson
Dr. Claire ThoresonAssistant Professor
Dr. Claire Thoreson received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, a B.A. in History from Northland College (Ashland, WI), a M.S. in Educational Psychology from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, and a Ph.D. in Measurement, Evaluation and Statistical Analysis from The University of Chicago...

Dr. Dominic Thomas
Dr. Dominic ThomasAssistant Professor
Dominic Thomas, Ed.D. has been an educator at Texas Southern University for over 13 years and is currently an Assistant Professor with graduate faculty status in the Department of Educational Administration and Foundations in the College of Education...

Dr. Dwalah Fisher
Dr. Dwalah FisherChair/ Associate Professor
Dr. Dwalah Fisher is currently the Interim Chairperson in the Health and Kinesiology Department at Texas Southern University where she also has teaching responsibilities...

Dr. J. Kenyatta Cavil
Dr. J. Kenyatta CavilAssociate Professor
Dr. Cavil is a prominent voice on the business and leadership of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and a specialist on the HBCU Sports Culture paradigm. He is the author of Early Athletic Experiences at HBCUs:..

Dr. Courtney L. Flowers
Dr. Courtney L. FlowersAssistant Professor
Dr. Flowers’ research uses a critical theory lens to examine racial and gendered barriers that embody Title IX policies and practices in college athletics...

Dr. Angela Meshack
Dr. Angela MeshackAssociate Professor
Dr. Angela Meshack is a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology, College of Education, at Texas Southern University...

Dr. Gaolamali Owila
Dr. Gaolamali OwilaProfessor
Dr. Gholamali Owlia has 30 years of experience in three various higher education universities...

Dr. Lacey Reynolds
Dr. Lacey ReynoldsAssociate Professor
Dr. Lacy Reynolds has 34 years of professional experience of which 33 years have been in higher education at various universities...