Faculty Content Advisors

  • John Sparagana, Professor of Art
  • Meredith Skura, Professor of English
  • Nick Iammarino, Professor of Kinesiology
  • Alexander Byrd, Professor of History
  • Debbie Nelson, Professor of French
  • Uwe Steiner, Professor of German
  • Scott McGill, Professor of Latin
  • Jose Aranda, Professor of Spanish
  • Evan Siemann, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Zhiyong Gao, Professor of Mathematics
  • Jimmy Disch, Professor of Sports Management
  • John Hutchinson, Professor of Chemistry
  • Stan Dodds, Professor of Physics
  • Jim Brown, Professor of Economics
  • Gilbert Cuthbertson, Professor of Political Science
  • Mikki Hebl, Professor of Psychology
  • Justin Denney, Professor of Sociology

Advisory Committee

  • Connie Berger is Principal at Reagan High School in Houston ISD.
  • Alex Byrd is an Associate Professor of History at Rice University. He holds a BA from Rice University and a Ph.D. from Duke University.
  • Marianne Cribbin is the Executive Director of Human Resources for Spring Branch ISD. She holds a Bachelors and Masters degree from Texas Tech University.
  • Nella Garcia is the Managing Director - Talent Pipeline for YES Prep Public Schools. She holds a B.A. from Rice University.
  • John Hutchinson is the Dean of Undergraduates and Professor of Chemistry at Rice University. He holds a Bachelors and Doctorate from the University of Texas.
  • Mary Jackson is the Chief Academic Officer in Fort Bend Independent School District. Dr. Jackson holds a B.A. from Mercer University, an MEd from Georgia State University and an Ed.D. from the University of Houston.
  • Eastman Landry teaches physics at the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston ISD. He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Secondary Education Certification from Rice University.
  • Mayra Martinez is a Spanish teacher at Pershing Middle School in the Houston Independent School District. She holds a B.A. from Rice University and is currently working on a Masters in Bilingual Counseling at the University of Houston Clear Lake.
  • Miguel Ramos currently serves as Director of Institutional Effectiveness at the University of Houston, where his primary focus has been the practical application of assessment and evaluation strategies to enhance educational quality at the program and institutional level. He holds a B.A. from Rice University and Ph.D. from Boston College.
  • Rene Ruiz is the Director of Educator Preparation Solutions for Region 4 ESC in Houston. He holds a B.S. and and M.S. degree from Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Administration from the University of Houston.