College of Liberal Arts

Faculty Committees

The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs works with the following committees:

Curriculum Design and Assessment (CDA)

Reviews policy and curricular changes as it relates to undergraduate curriculum design and innovation, student learning, assessment, and curriculum approval.

CDA Members

  • Michael Anderson (International Relations and Global Studies)
  • Hina Azam (Middle Eastern Studies)
  • Laura Gutierrez (Mexican American and Latina/o Studies)
  • Marlone Henderson (Psychology)
  • Chiu-Mi Lai (Asian Studies)
  • Danny Law (Linguistics)
  • Mark Longaker (Rhetoric and Writing)
  • Gabriela Polit (Spanish and Portuguese)
  • Jon Schofer (Religious Studies)

College of Liberal Arts International Study Advisory Committee (CLAISAC)

Advises the college on issues related to international policy and intitiatives, including reviewing the college’s study abroad programs.


  • Kamran Ali (South Asia Institute)
  • Michael Anderson (International Relations and Global Studies)
  • Douglas Biow (European Studies)
  • Carl Blyth (COERLL)
  • Virginia Garrard (Latin American Studies)
  • Karen Grumberg (Middle Eastern Studies)
  • Mary Neuberger (Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies)
  • Mary Rader (UT Libraries)

Language Policy Advisory Committee (LPAC)

Advises the college on issues related to language policy and pedagogy.

LPAC Members

  • Thomas Garza (Texas Language Center)
  • Nancy Guilloteau (French and Italian)
  • Joann Gulizio (Classics)
  • Nick Henry (Germanic Studies)
  • Patricia Kyle (Liberal Arts ITS)
  • Mohammad Mohammad (Middle Eastern Studies)
  • Melissa Murphy (Spanish and Portuguese)
  • David Quinto-Pozos (Linguistics)
  • Heather Rice (Slavic and Eurasian Studies)
  • Wen-Hua Teng (Asian Studies)

Teaching Awards Committee

Advises the college on college-level and university-level teaching award nominations.

Teaching Awards Committee Members

  • Jacqueline Evans (Associate Professor of Instruction, Psychology)
  • Julie Hardwick (Distinguished Teaching Professor, History)
  • Eric Tang (Associate Professor, African and African Diaspora Studies)