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Dean’s Office

Office of the Dean

Dan Wells, Ph.D., Dean
College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
University of Houston
3507 Cullen Blvd, Room 214
Science & Research Building 1
Houston, TX 77204-5008
Phone: 713-743-2611
Fax: 713-743-0512

For appointments with the dean, contact:

Alexandra Gilles, Office Coordinator

NSM Organizational Charts

Programs under the Office of the Dean include Academic Affairs, Advancement, Business Office, Communications, Facilities, Faculty Affairs, Information Technology, the Office of Research and the Undergraduate Advising Center. Information on these programs is listed below.

Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs is located in 202 Science & Research Building 1. For assistance with submission of theses or dissertations, commencement, degree certification, or academic warning: Contact Academic Affairs at 713-743-2984. Additional Student Success Programs are located in 115 Fleming.

  • Anne Delcour, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Graduate Studies,
  • Donna Stokes, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs and Student Success,
Sharonda Glass
Academic Advisor
Office: 202 SR1
Tristan Sims
Program Director for Undergraduate Studies
Office: 202B SR1
Melissa Lowrey
Program Director for Graduate Studies
Office: 202A SR1
Ashley Askew
Director of Planning and Assessment
Office: 214 SR1
Michelle Nodskov
Program Director, Student Success
Office: 115 Fleming
Matthew Burns
Program Coordinator, Student Success
Office: 115 Fleming


The Advancement Office is located in 203 Science & Research Building 1. To make a gift, share alumni news or explore volunteer opportunities, contact Stacy Halley.

Stacy Allen Halley
Senior Director of Advancement
Office: 203 SR1
Sarah Truby
Director of Advancement
Office: 203 SR1
Jasmine Harrison
Advancement Coordinator
Office: 203 SR1

Business Office

The Business Office is located in 209 Science & Research Building 1. For assistance with human resources, payroll, purchasing, and budgeting: NSM Business Office.

Main Phone: 713–743-7586

Fred McGhee
Executive Director, Academic Affairs
Office: 209B SR1
Emily Merrell
College Business Administrator
Office: 209C SR1
Taylor Quinn
Assistant Business Administrator
Office: 209D SR1
Debbi Loya
Financial Manager
Office: 209A SR1
Judy Mata
Department Business Administrator
Office: 209E SR1
Antoinette Marvels
Financial Coordinator
(Deposits, Purchasing, Contracts, Reimbursements)
Office: 209 SR1
Ashley Berotte
Financial Coordinator
(HR, Payroll, Travel)
Office: 209 SR1
Quentin Stewart
Business Services Assistant
(PCard Reconciliation, General Office Duties)
Office: 209 SR1


For information on submitting news, scheduling a portrait/headshot, or obtaining UH, NSM or departmental logos, see NSM Communication Services.

For issues with the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and department websites:

Kathy Major
Executive Director of Communications
Office: 214 SR1
Rebeca Trejo
Communications Coordinator
Office: 214 SR1
Chris Watts
Web Project Manager
Office: 204D SR1


The Facilities Office is located in 221 Fleming. For assistance with NSM Labor/Work Orders: NSM Facilities Office

Facilities Office
Mike Mahanay
Sr. Project Manager
281-671-0800 (mobile)
Emilio Benavidez
Building Maintenance Supervisor
Gerardo Cervantes
Skilled Trades Tech

Faculty Affairs

Faculty Affairs is located in 214 Science & Research 1. For assistance with faculty issues including tenure and promotion, and faculty hiring, diversity, retention, development, and mentoring: Contact Faculty Affairs at 713-743-8366. Faculty Resources

  • James Briggs, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

Information Technology

For 3D printing and scanning, large-format poster printing, multimedia development, and other IT services and access requests: NSM Information Technology

For issues with the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and department websites:

Dr. Babu Sundaram
Director of College IT
Gosfrey Gutierrez
Interim Associate Director of College IT
Office: 127 Fleming

Office of Research

For assistance with grant proposals and administration: Office of Research

T. Randall Lee, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research
Office: 5004 SERC
Huanyi Greg Chu, CRA, M.S.
Research Liaison Officer
Office: 207 SR1
Stacy J. Smeal, Ph.D.
Research Liaison Officer
Office: 207 SR1
M. David Stewart, Ph.D.
Research Liaison Officer
Office: 207 SR1
Program Coordinator 2

Undergraduate Advising Center

For undergraduate academic advising for all majors and minors offered by the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics: Undergraduate Advising Center

Natalie M. Sumrow
Director, Undergraduate Advising Center
Office: 115 Fleming