Faculty and Staff

Faculty

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Catherine Banks, M.S., Senior Lecturer
M.S. from Stephen F. Austin State University
B.S. from Stephen F. Austin State University

Office: MCL 416
Phone: 940.898.2770
email: CBanks@twu.edu
Teaching interests: mathematics and mathematics education

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Omar Darwish, D.Sc., Assistant Professor 
D.Sc. from Towson University
M.Sc. from Jordan University of Science and Technology
B.Sc. from Jordan University of Science and Technology

Office: MCL 414
Phone: 940.898.2157
email: odarwish@twu.edu 
Teaching interests: computer science and bioinformatics
Research interests: Bioinformatics, RNA-Seq Analysis, Design and Development of Database, web interface and Pipelines for Bioinformatics Applications, Databases, Data Mining.

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Marie-Anne Demuynck, Ph.D., Professor
Ph.D. from University of North Texas
M.S. from Texas Woman's University
M.A. from Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
B.A. from Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium

Office: MCL 302D
Phone: 940.898.2178
email: MDemuynck@twu.edu
Teaching interests: computer science, informatics and mathematics

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Don E. Edwards, Ph.D., Professor and Chair
Ph.D. from Texas Christian University
M.S. from University of North Texas
B.A. from University of North Texas

Office: MCL 302B
Phone: 940.898.3275
email: DEdwards@twu.edu
Teaching interests: computer science, informatics and mathematics

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Brandi Falley, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Ph.D. from Baylor University
M.S. from Baylor University
B.A. from Ouachita Baptist University

Office: MCL 413
Phone: 940.898.2176
email: bfalley@twu.edu
Teaching interest: mathematics

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David Gardner, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Ph.D. from University of North Texas
M.S. from University of North Texas
B.A. from University of North Texas

Office: MCL 421
Phone: 940.898.2162
email: dgardner@twu.edu
Teaching interest: computer science

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Jonathan Gratch, Ph.D., Assistant Professor 
Ph.D. from University of North Texas
M.A. from Bond University, Australia
B.A. from Texas Christian University

Office: MCL 302G
Phone: 940.898.2175
email: jgratch@twu.edu 
Teaching interests: computer science and informatics

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Ellina Grigorieva, Ph.D., Professor
Ph.D. from Lomonosov Moscow State University
M.S. from Lomonosov Moscow State University

Office: MCL 423
Phone: 940.898.2452
email: EGrigorieva@twu.edu
Teaching interest: mathematics

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Mark Hamner, Ph.D., Associate Professor/Assistant Provost for Institutional Research and Data Management
Ph.D. from Baylor University
M.S. from Baylor University
B.A. from University of Texas at Austin

Office: ACT 912
Phone: 940.898.3013
email: MHamner@twu.edu
Teaching interest: mathematics

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Alicia Machuca, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Ph.D. from University of Texas at Arlington
B.S. from University of Texas at San Antonio

Office: MCL 412
Phone: 940.898.2165
email: amachuca@twu.edu
Teaching interest: mathematics

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Winifred Mallam, Ph.D., Professor
Ph.D. from University of Jos, Nigeria
M.S.S.E. from Texas Woman's University
B.A. from Shaw University

Office: MCL 417
Phone: 940.898.2174
email: WMallam@twu.edu
Teaching interest: mathematics and mathematics education

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Junalyn Navarra-Madsen, Ph.D., Professor
Ph.D. from University of Texas at Dallas
M.S. from University of Texas at Dallas
B.S. from University of St. La Salle

Office: MCL 302E
Phone: 940.898.2168
email: JNavarramadsen@twu.edu
Teaching interest: mathematics

 

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Ryan Sides, Ph.D., Visiting Assistant Professor 
Ph.D. from Baylor University
M.S. from Sam Houston State University
B.S.E. from East Texas Baptist University

Office: MCL 412
Phone: 940.898.2165
email: rsides@twu.edu 
Teaching interests: statistics

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Shawnda Smith, Ph.D., Assistant Professor 
Ph.D. from Texas State University
M.A. from University of Texas at Austin
B.A. from University of Texas at Austin

Office: MCL 415
Phone: 940.898.2905
email: ssmith115@twu.edu 
Teaching interests: mathematics and mathematics education

Ann Wheeler, Ph.D.

Ann Wheeler, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Ph.D. from the University of Northern Colorado
M.S.E. from Henderson State University
B.S. from Henderson State University

Office: MCL 418
Phone: 940.898.2161
email: awheeler2@twu.edu
Teaching interests: mathematics and mathematics education

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Wen Xu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Ph.D. from University of Texas at Dallas
M.S. from Dalian University of Technology, China
B.S. from Dalian University of Technology, China

Office: MCL 422
Phone: 940.898.2177
email: wxu1@twu.edu 
Teaching interest: computer science

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Jian Zhang, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Ph.D. from Tulane University
M.S. from Tulane University
B.S. from Hefei University of Technology, China

Office: MCL 302F
Phone: 940.898.2163
email: jzhang@twu.edu
Teaching interests: computer science and informatics

Retired and Emeritus Faculty

Edith Hays, M.S., Senior Lecturer, Retired
M.S. from Texas Woman's University
B.B.A. from Southern Methodist University
Teaching interest: mathematics and mathematics education

David Marshall, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Computer Science
Ph.D. from University of Illinois, Urbana
M.A. from Cleveland State University
B.A. from Baldwin-Wallace College
Teaching interest: computer science and mathematics

Staff

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Elizabeth Del Val, Administrative Assistant

Office: MCL 302
Phone: 940.898.2172
Fax Phone: 940.898.2179
email: mdelval@twu.edu

For questions or information regarding private tutors, please contact the departmental office at 940.898.2166.

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