Dean's Office

Name Phone Room Title About
Beth Young 972-883-2984 JO 4.510 Assistant to the Dean Beth is Dean Kratz's executive assistant. She oversees hiring of part-time lecturers and facilitates faculty searches. Beth is also the main point of contact for annual faculty reviews, and the Advisory Council for the School of Arts and Humanities.

Administrative Services

Name Phone Room Title About
Lisa Lyles 972-883-6780 JO 4.510 Receptionist/Travel Coordinator As receptionist, Lisa is on the front lines of customer service for the School of Arts and Humanities. Lisa also coordinates travel for faculty, students and guests. She is the main contact for business cards, office supplies, faculty timesheets, phone reports and class field trips for Arts and Humanities.
Dena Davis 972-883-2985 JO 4.510B School Fiscal Officer Manages the budget and accounts that are required to keep the school running. Oversees all HR and payroll functions in A&H as well scholarship payments, new financial account requests, computer account access audits and new faculty relocations. Also coordinates the school computer replacement plan, purchasing for the dean's office and facilities projects in Jonsson.
Julia Lawshae 972-883-6225 JO4. 503 Financial Manages the budget and accounts for Art & Performance events.
Michelle Lemon 972-883-2981 JO 4.503 Scheduling/Financial Coordinator Michelle coordinates the assembly and entry of the course schedule, over 300 classes per semester. She also tracks enrollments for courses, manages course evaluations, manages accounts for several endowments and the Confucius Institute, and processes the faculty work load report. Michelle is the primary contact for requesting copier codes, room reservations and receiving.

Graduate Advising

Name Phone Room Title About
Alice Salazar 972-883-2756 JO 4.510 Graduate Program Coordinator Alice is the assistant to the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies as well as program coordinator for the graduate programs in History, Humanities, and Latin American Studies. She assists students with questions involving their degree program, registration, and scheduling of qualifying exams and MA and PhD defenses. She monitors each graduate student's progress through the graduate program. Alice reviews student files for graduation as well as overseeing the final submission of portfolios, casebooks, and capstone projects to the A&H office. She is responsible for coordinating teaching assistant appointments, assignments, and offices.
Pia Jakobsson 972-883-4706 JO 4.128 Graduate Advisor HUMA, HIST, and LATS Pia is the Graduate Advisor for the traditional areas of A&H: the Graduate Program in Humanities, the Graduate program in History, and the Graduate Program in Latin American Studies. She meets with graduate students in these areas either by appointment or during scheduled office hours to answer questions and advise students about degree plans, program requirements, course selection, academic progress, and professional development.
Lacey Ames 972-883-4419 JO 4.510 Graduate Admissions Coordinator Lacey is the graduate admissions coordinator. She gathers and monitors all admissions documents for each graduate student applying to the Humanities program and processes the admission of each student. She also schedules and administers all foreign language examinations for graduate students. Lacey assists with collecting and organizing Teaching Assistant and Armstrong Fellowship applications as well as Teaching Assistant evaluations.
Ellen Curtis 972-883-7533 ATC 3.609 ATEC & EMAC Graduate Advisor  
Christine Messick 972-883-4129 ATC 3.613 ATEC PhD Advisor  

Undergraduate Advising

Name Phone Room Title About
Matt Johns 972-883-2759 JO 4.508 A&H Advisor, A-L  
Megan Gray 972-883-2980 JO 4.508 A&H Advisor, M-Z  
Kristi Taylor 972-883-4136 ATC 1.501 ATEC & EMAC Advisor, A-G  
Tessa Thibodeau 972-883-2102 ATC 1.505 ATEC & EMAC Advisor, H-Ph  
Pamela Kitchens 972-883-7542 ATC 1.509 ATEC & EMAC Advisor, Pi-Z  

Information Technology Services:

Name Phone Room Title About
Corey Butler 972-883-2962 ATC 2.401 Computer Services Manager, ATEC Computer Support Provides technical computer support to classrooms and faculty in the ATEC Building.
Brian Merlo 972-883-2962

ATC 2.409

Computer Technician  
Carlos Palomino 972-883-2833 JO 5.502 Computer Technician  

Communications, Development and Alumni Relations

Name Phone Room Title About
Lisa Kramer Morgan 972-883-2952 JO 4.114 Director of Development and Alumni Relations  
Katherine Morales 972-883-4321 MP 3.209 Communications Manager  
Charles Lilly 972-883-4461 MP 3.209 Media Relations Charles Lilly is a communications specialist in the University's Office of Communications. He has a Bachelor's degree in Literary Studies from UT Dallas' School of Arts and Humanities.
Michelle Long 972-883-2768 JO 4.910 Graphic Designer

Michelle provides all graphic design for print advertising for the School of Arts & Humanities. This includes brochures, flyers, posters, invitations, postcards, banners, billboards, signage, newspaper/magazine ads, t-shirts, programs, booklets, leaflets, calendars, etc.  She also provides web graphics help when needed.  Michelle also serves as the unofficial photographer for Arts & Humanities events.

Michelle has a Bachelor of Arts degree In Visual Communications from the American Intercontinental University, and has been with the University of Texas at Dallas since June 2000.

Charles Vincent 972-883-4304 JO 4.910 Web Developer

Charles develops and maintains the digital presence of the School of Arts and Humanities. This includes the general AH webpage, the ATEC and EMAC program pages, the pages for various Arts and Humanities centers (Ackerman, CISM, Confucius, etc.), the weekly events newsletter, mass emails, and social media (Facebook, Twitter).

Charles has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, and Master of Science degree in computer education and cognitive theory.

Arts and Technology (ATEC)

Name Phone Room Title About
Chip Wood 972-883-2785 ATC 3.617 Assistant Director/Graduate Advisor ATEC  
Brett Roby 972-883-4338 ATC 3.105D Accountant II  
Nancy Bryant 972-883-4376 ATC 3.105 Administrative Assistant I  
Charlotte Mason 972-883-4372 ATC 3.105 Administrative Assistant II  
Tara Lewis 972-883-4331 ATC 1.513 Assistant Dean, Arts and Humanities  

Event Managment

Name Phone Room Title About
Kristi Barrus 972-883-2765 JO 3.901 Director of Events  
Bethany Wilson 972-883-5100 JO 3.550 Events Manager  
Chinweolu Greer 972-883-2972 JO 3.902 Events Coordinator  

Art and Performance

Name Phone Room Title About
Winston Stone 972-883-6398 JO 4.628 Director of Music  
Kathy Lingo 972-883-4152 JO 5.608B Assistant Director of Theatre & Dance  
Alex Lorrain-Hill 972-883-2074 JO 1.211 Assistant Technical Director of Theatre  
Michael McVay 972-883-2764 JO 1.206 Accompanist

Asia Center

Name Phone Room Title About
Monique Wedderburn 972-883-2902 JO 4.636 Director

Center for Holocaust Studies

Name Extension Room Title About
Abby Kratz 972-883-2742 JO 4.800 Director  

Center for Translation Studies

Name Phone Room Title About
Maria Rosa Suarez 972-883-2093 JO 5.508 ALTA - Administrative Assistant  
Michele Rosen 972-883-2030 JO 5.402 ALTA - Executive Director  

Center for Values in Science Medicine and Technology

Name Phone Room Title About
Matt Brown 972-883-2536 JO 4.120 Director of Center for Values  
Magdalena Grohman 972-883-4940 JO 4.134 Associate Director of Center for Values  

Confucius Institute

Name Phone Room Title About
Ming Dong Gu, PhD 972-883-2760 JO 4.130 Director  


Name Phone Room Title About
Pierrette LaCour 972-883-2475 JO 5.412 Interpreter and Administrative Assistant