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Administration & Staff

Department Administration and Staff 

James Kastely, Ph.D.
Professor and Department Chair
713.743.2952
jkastely@central.uh.edu 

Mr. André Cobb
Department Business Administrator
713.743.2889
abcobb@central.uh.edu

Melanie Salome, Ph.D.
Lower Division Studies Administrator
713.743.2759
mrsalome@central.uh.edu

Ms. Valeria Gonzalez
Assistant Business Administrator
713.743.2935
vbgonza2@central.uh.edu

Mr. Cristian Melgar
Financial Coordinator I
713.743.5640
csmelgarmendoza@uh.edu

Ms. Kimberly Cooks
Program Director
713.743.2941
kcooks@central.uh.edu

Advising Staff

Ms. Julie Kofford
Academic Advisor II – Graduate Studies
713.743.2939
jkofford@central.uh.edu

Ms. Stephanie Martinez
Academic Advisor II – Undergraduate Studies
713-743-0197
semarti3@central.uh.edu