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Graduate Academic Advising

Graduate students are advised by both the faculty within their graduate program and a professional academic advisor.  Faculty advisors direct students in curricular studies and research advancement, while the professional advising staff assists students with enrollment, student administration and paperwork.  Below are the professional staff academic advisors for graduate programs on campus.  Graduate students should maintain regular contact with both their faculty advisor and their academic advisor.

NOTE: Prospective students and applicants should make contact with the admissions staff contacts located on the programs page. 


College of Architecture | 122 ARC - bldg. 543

College WebsitePlease email Dean Phan for an appointment.
Program Academic Advising Contact: Location Phone
All programs Trang Phan, Assistant Dean 122 ARC 713-743-3463

College of the Arts | 100 FA - bldg. 589

College Website | To arrange an appointment, please email the advisor of your degree objective.
Program Academic Advising Contacts: Location Phone
Art Erika Jimenez, Graduate Advisor 100 FA 713-743-2813
Art History Erika Jimenez, Graduate Advisor 100 FA 713-743-2813
Arts Leadership Prof. Fleurette Fernando, Program Director 211 AH 713-743-4817
Music Stacia Morgan Dunn, Graduate Advisor 100 FA 713-743-3314
Theatre Erika Jimenez, Graduate Advisor 100 FA 713-743-2813
Theatre (Summer MA for Educators) Contact Erika Jimenez 100 FA 713-743-2813

College of Business | 424 CBB - bldg. 528

College Website | To arrange an appointment, please email the advisor of your degree objective.
Program Academic Advising Contacts: Location Phone
Master of Business Administration Marian Newman, Graduate Advisor
Emily Clark, Graduate Advisor
424 CBB
424 CBB
713-743-4909
713-743-4883
Master of Business Administration-Executive Track Ramona Taylor, Program Director 424 CBB 713-743-4705
Master of Science in Accountancy Erica Casillas, Graduate Director 304 CBB 713-743-5936
Master of Science in Finance Emily Clark, Graduate Advisor 424 CBB 713-743-4883
Master of Science in Global Energy Management Emily Clark, Graduate Advisor 424 CBB 713-743-4883
Master of Science in Management Information Systems Michael Parks, Associate Professor 280 MH 713-743-4729
Master of Science in Marketing Marian Newman, Graduate Advisor 424 CBB 713-743-4909
Master of Science in Supply Chain Management Marian Newman, Graduate Advisor 424 CBB 713-743-4909
Doctor of Philosophy (all concentrations) Mary Gould, Program Director 228 CBB 713-743-4904

College of Education | 256 FH - bldg. 587

College Website | To arrange an appointment, please email the advisor for your degree objective.
Program Academic Advising Contact: Location Phone
MEd, Administration & Supervision
MEd, Higher Education
MEd, Curriculum & Instruction
(Specializations: Reading, Language Arts & Literature; Teaching & Learning for Health Science; Learning Design & Technology)
Delandra Hampton, Graduate Advisor 256 FH 713-743-6649
MEd, Counseling
MEd, Special Populations
MEd, Curriculum & Instruction
(Specializations: Science; Social; Mathematics; Art; Elementary; Early Childhood; Teaching)
Britney Ikner, Graduate Advisor
 
256 FH 713-743-7480
Doctor of Philosophy
Doctor of Education
Bernice Roberts, Graduate Coordinator 256 FH 713-743-7717

College of Engineering| E421 D3 - bldg. 581

College Website | To arrange an appointment, please email the advisor of your department.
Program Academic Advising Contacts: Location Phone
Aerospace Engineering Cecily Smith, Graduate Advisor N207 D 713-743-4440
Biomedical Engineering Dr. Gregory Spillers, Graduate Advisor
Deborah Hernandez, Advising Assistant
2003 SERC
2018 SERC
713-743-2681
713-743-3239
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Yolanda Thomas, Graduate Advisor S303 D 713-743-4311
Civil & Environmental Engineering Jose Rodriguez, Graduate Advisor N107 D 713-743-7060
Electrical & Computer Engineering Nafeesa Lynn, Graduate Advisor N331 D 713-743-4400
Geosensing Systems Engineering Jose Rodriguez, Graduate Advisor N107 D 713-743-7060
Industrial Engineering Dr. May Feng, Graduate Advisor
Cyrena Edwards, Advising Assistant
E206 D3 713-743-4180
Materials Science & Engineering Tawania DeBurr, Graduate Advisor 1010 SERC7 713-743-3846
Mechanical Engineering Cecily Smith, Graduate Advisor N207 D 713-743-4440
Petroleum Engineering Anne Sturm, Graduate Advisor
Trina Johnson, Graduate Advisor
219A ERP9 832-842-4848
832-842-4838
Space Architecture Cecily Smith, Graduate Advisor N207 D 713-743-4440 
Subsea Engineering Contact Cecily Smith N207 D 713-743-4440

College of Hotel & Restaurant Management | 235 CHC - bldg. 590

College Website | To arrange an appointment, please email Mrs. Wolf-Taylor.
Program Academic Advising Contact: Location Phone
MS, Hospitality Management
Ph.D., Hospitality Administration
Alisha Harrison, Graduate Advisor 235 CHC 713-743-6537
MS, Global Hospitality Business Jennifer Glickman, Program Manager 235 CHC 713-743-4790
MHM, Hospitality Management Contact Jennifer Glickman
235 CHC 713-743-4790

UH Law Center | 56 TU2 - bldg. 538

College Website
Program Academic Advising Contact: Location Phone
Master of Laws & Doctor of Jurisprudence Office of Student Services
http://www.law.uh.edu/student/ 
56 TU2 713-743-2180

College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences| 402 AH - bldg. 578

College Website | To arrange an appointment, please email the advisor of your department.
Program Academic Advising Contacts: Location Phone
Anthropology Dr. Rebecca Storey, Graduate Director 258 M 713-743-3789
Athletic Training Lauren Till, Graduate Advisor 104 GAR 713-743-5882
Communication Sciences & Disorders Tashemia Jones, Program Director 118 CRS 713-743-3272
Creative Writing Giuseppe Taurino, Assistant Director 229 C 713-743-3014
English Julie Kofford, Graduate Advisor 205 C 713-743-2939
Economics Amber Pozo, Graduate Advisor 204 M 713-743-3800
Health Communication Dr. Jill Yamasaki, Graduate Advisor 226 COM 713-743-3631
Hispanic Studies Dr. Paola Arboleda-Rios, Graduate Advisor 416 AH 713-743-3007
History Daphyne Pitre, Graduate Advisor 524 AH 713-743-3086
Kinesiology Lauren Till, Graduate Advisor 104 GAR 713-743-5882 
Mass Communication Dr. Jill Yamasaki, Graduate Advisor 226 COM 713-743-3631
Philosophy Bobbie Sue Schindler, Academic Advisor 518 AH 713-743-4145
Political Science Nikki Soubra, Graduate Advisor 384 PGH 713-743-0872
Psychology Patti Tolar, Program Coordinator 126 H 713-743-5544
Public Administration Dr. Toshiyuki Yuasa, Graduate Advisor 312 PGH 713-743-3931
Public Policy Scott Mason, Program Manager 306 M 713-743-5572
Public Relations Dr. Jill Yamasaki, Graduate Advisor 226 COM 713-743-3631
Sociology Dr. Stella Grigorian, Graduate Advisor 473 PGH 713-743-3960
Sports & Fitness Administration Lauren Till, Graduate Advisor 104 GAR 713-743-5882
World Cultures & Literature Dr. Alessandro Carrera, Program Director 609 AH 713-743-3069

College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics | 202 SR - bldg. 550

College Website | To arrange an appointment, please email the advisor of your department.
Program Academic Advising Contacts: Location Phone
Biology & Biochemistry Rosezelia Jackson, Graduate Advisor 441 SR2 713-743-2633
Chemistry MyTrang Baccam, Graduate Advisor 112 F 713-743-4341
Computer Science Yvette Elder, Graduate Advisor 501 PGH 713-743-3364
Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Karen Maldonado, Graduate Advisor
Jim Parker, Graduate Advisor
312 PGH 713-743-6750
Mathematics & Applied Mathematics Neha Valji, Graduate Advisor 691 PGH 713-743-3517
Physics Naomi Haynes, Graduate Coordinator 617 SR 713-743-3523

College of Optometry | 2171 JDA - bldg. 505

College Website | To arrange an appointment, please email the advisor of your department.
Program Academic Advising Contacts: Location Phone
Master of Science
Doctor of Philosophy
Renee Armacost, Program Manager 2115 JDA 713-743-1885
Doctor of Optometry Michelle Stafford, Program Manager 2195 JDA 713-743-3792

College of Pharmacy | 122 SR2 - bldg. 551

College Website | To arrange an appointment, please email the advisor of your department.
Program Academic Advising Contacts: Location Phone
Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics, and Medicinal Chemistry
Pharmaceutical Health Outcomes & Policy
Pharmacy Leadership & Administration
Melissa Nieto, Graduate Advisor 521 SR2 713-743-7725
Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) Dr. Paige Pitman, Assistant Dean
Ivy Bejarano
, Academic Advisor
Natasha Hindocha, Academic Advisor
Nekesa Sapp, Academic Advisor
122 SR2 713-743-1239
713-743-1260
713-743-0692
713-743-1261

Graduate College of Social Work | 110 SW - bldg. 549

College Website | To arrange an appointment, please email the advisor of your department.
Program Academic Advising Contacts: Location Phone
Master of Social Work Micol Rosen, Graduate Advisor 236 SW 713-743-4892
Doctor of Philosophy Elizabeth De Los Rios, Graduate Advisor 325 SW 713-743-3246

College of Technology | 108 T - bldg. 503

College Website | To arrange an appointment, please email the advisor of your department.
Program Academic Advising Contact: Location Phone
Construction Management John Smith, Graduate Advisor 108 T 713-743-3271
Engineering Technology Dawn Wolf-Taylor, Graduate Advisor 326 T2 832-842-6887
Information Systems Security Donella Dillon, Graduate Advisor 325 T2 713-743-6267
Global Retailing
Human Resource Development
Foresight
Contact John Smith 108 T