Faculty

Ursuline faculty are talented teachers who care about each student and help them realize her individual academic potential. Highly educated and trained, these dedicated teachers are role models for the Ursuline mission. All faculty members participate in professional development programs throughout the year.

Computer Science Faculty

Eve Juarez

Eve Juarez

Computer Science Department Chair
B.S., Southern Methodist University
Kevin Braun

Kevin Braun

Computer Science/Mathematics Faculty
M. ED., University of Notre Dame
B.S., University of Notre Dame
Brenda McGurgan

Brenda McGurgan

Computer Science Faculty
B.B.A., West Texas State University
M. Ed., Southern Methodist University
Daniel Poellot

Daniel Poellot

Computer Science Faculty
B.S., Southern Methodist University
M.B.A., University of Dallas

English Faculty

Kathleen Schenck

Kathleen Schenck

English Department Chair
B.A., Southern Methodist University
M.A., Johns Hopkins University
M.A., The American University
Sarette Albin

Sarette Albin

English Faculty
B.A., Iowa State University
M.A., SMU
Jessica Bailey

Jessica Bailey

English Faculty
B.A., Loyola Marymount University
M.Ed., University of Texas at Arlington
Frank Bauroth

Frank Bauroth

English Faculty
B.S., University of Dallas
M.A., University of Dallas
B.S., University of Dallas
Corby Baxter

Corby Baxter

Professional Learning Coordinator
B.A., Texas A & M at Corpus Christi
Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington
M.A., Texas State University
Monica Cochran

Monica Cochran

English Faculty
B.A., University of Dallas
Stephen da Silva

Stephen da Silva

English Faculty
B.A., North Texas State University (aka UNT)
Ph.D., Rice University
M.A., Southern Methodist University
Rachel Davies

Rachel Davies

English Faculty
M.M., Longy School of Music of Bard College
B.A., University of Dallas
Megan Griffin

Megan Griffin

English Faculty
B.A., University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D., Texas Christian University
Allison Hibbitt

Allison Hibbitt

English Faculty
B.A., Trinity University
M.A., University of Virginia
Erin Keller

Erin Keller

Performing Arts Faculty/English Faculty
B.A., Southern Methodist University
M.A., King's College
Patricia Mendina

Patricia Mendina

English Faculty
B.A., Marquette University
M.L.A., Southern Methodist University
Gabrielle Merani

Gabrielle Merani

Service Coordinator/English Faculty
B.A., Baylor University
M.A., Baylor University
Melinda Smith

Melinda Smith

English Faculty
B.S., University of Texas at Austin
M. Ed., University of North Texas

Mathematics Faculty

Tammy Yung

Tammy Yung

Mathematics Department Chair
B.S., University of Louisville
Master of Engineering, University of Louisville
Simon Aisthorpe

Simon Aisthorpe

Mathematics Faculty
M Ed, Southern Methodist University
M.S., University of Aston
B.A.., University of Exeter - UK
B.S., University of Exeter - UK
Angel Chinuntdet

Angel Chinuntdet

Mathematics Faculty
B.A., Rice University
Katelyn Hayes

Katelyn Hayes

Mathematics Faculty
B.A., Seton Hall University
Diana Hobbs

Diana Hobbs

Mathematics Faculty
B.S., University of Texas at Austin
B.B.A., University of Texas at Austin
Robert Irwin

Robert Irwin

Mathematics Faculty
B.S., Texas A&M Commerce
Hadil Issa

Hadil Issa

World Language Faculty, Mathematics Faculty
B.S., Birzeit University
M.S., University of Texas at Dallas
Frederick Lancaster

Frederick Lancaster

Mathematics Faculty, Assistant Cross Country Coach
B.S., Duke University
M. Ed., University of Texas at Arlington
Claudia Mathison

Claudia Mathison

Mathematics Faculty
B.S., Louisiana State University
Julia Musal

Julia Musal

Mathematics Faculty
B.S., Purdue University
Andrea Pujol

Andrea Pujol

Mathematics Faculty
B.S., Baylor University
M. ED., University of Notre Dame
Gregorio Zamora

Gregorio Zamora

Assistant Director of Research and Educational Innovation
B.A., University of Texas at Austin
M. Ed., University of Texas at Arlington
Kristina Zarmakoupis

Kristina Zarmakoupis

Mathematics Faculty
B.B.A., Texas A & M University
M.A.T., Texas Woman's University

Performing Arts Faculty

Terri Ferguson

Terri Ferguson

Performing Arts Department Chair
B.A., Kansas State University
Stephanie Butler

Stephanie Butler

Performing Arts Faculty
A.A., KD Conservatory
Jane Chambers

Jane Chambers

Performing Arts Faculty
B.M.E., University of North Texas
M.M.E., University of North Texas
James Gregory

James Gregory

Technical Director/Technical Theater Faculty
B.A., Texas Woman's University
M.A., Texas Woman's University
Erin Keller

Erin Keller

Performing Arts Faculty/English Faculty
B.A., Southern Methodist University
M.A., King's College
Jonathan Schweikhard

Jonathan Schweikhard

Music Assistant
B.A., Abilene Christian University
M.A., Southern Methodist University
Sara Weeks

Sara Weeks

Performing Arts Faculty
B.F.A., Texas Christian University

Physical Education Faculty

Darrin Hedges

Darrin Hedges

Wellness Faculty/Assoc Athletic Director
B.S., Midwestern State University
Amber Nester

Amber Nester

Wellness Faculty/Assoc Athletic Director
B.S., Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Stephanie Zorn

Stephanie Zorn

Wellness Faculty/Assoc Athletic Director
B.A., Wittenberg University
M.S., California University of Pennsylvania

Science Faculty

Maureen Sullivan

Maureen Sullivan

Science Department Chair
B.S., Nichols State University
M.Ed., Louisiana State University
Katy Bove'

Katy Bove'

Science Faculty
B.S., Stephen F. Austin University
B.S., Stephen F. Austin University
Ngetich Chelule

Ngetich Chelule

Science Faculty
M.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham
B.S., Norfolk State University
Fabian Chong

Fabian Chong

Science Faculty
M.A., Western Governors University
B.S., Stockton University
Rachel Clark

Rachel Clark

Science Faculty
B.A., Oklahoma State University
M. Ed., University of Cincinnati
Henriette Furton

Henriette Furton

Science Faculty
M.D., Semmelweis University
M.A., University of Texas at Dallas
Travis Gilbreath

Travis Gilbreath

Science Faculty
B.S., Texas A & M University
M.S., Texas A & M University
Hillary Kasbarian

Hillary Kasbarian

Science Faculty
Ph.D., University of Texas Medical Branch
B.S., University of Louisiana at Monroe
M.S., University of Louisiana at Monroe
Matthew Lepley

Matthew Lepley

Science Faculty
B.S., University of Florida
M.S., University of Florida
Mary Merkle

Mary Merkle

Science Faculty
M. ED., Florida Gulf Coast University
B.S., University of South Florida
Jonathan Moody

Jonathan Moody

Science Faculty, Head Cross Country Coach
B.S., Texas A & M University
Ph.D., University of Texas Southwestern
Jill Wallace

Jill Wallace

Science Faculty
M.S., Texas Woman's University
B.S., Texas Woman's University

Social Studies Faculty

David Beyreis

David Beyreis

Social Studies Department Chair
BA, Andrews University
Ph.D., The University of Oklahoma
M.A., Oklahoma State University
Bernardo Aparicio

Bernardo Aparicio

Social Studies Faculty
B.A., University of Pennsylvania
M.A., St. John's College
Peter Biggs

Peter Biggs

Social Studies Faculty
M.A., Columbia University
B.A., Princeton University
Dorothy Cassetta

Dorothy Cassetta

Social Studies Faculty
B.S. ED., The University of Oklahoma
M. ED., The University of Oklahoma
Jeffrey Girard

Jeffrey Girard

Social Studies Faculty
B.A., Southern Methodist University
Guy Hoyle

Guy Hoyle

Social Studies Faculty
B.A., University of Dallas
M.F.A., Trinity University
Olivia Ide

Olivia Ide

Social Studies Faculty
B.A., Connecticut College
M.A., University of Dallas
Jeffrey Meyer

Jeffrey Meyer

Social Studies Faculty
B.A., Texas Tech University
David Patton

David Patton

Social Studies Faculty
B.A., Oklahoma State University
M.M., University of Texas at Austin
Bernardine Paul

Bernardine Paul

Social Studies Faculty
A.A., Henry Ford Community College
B.A., Aquinas College
Fellowship, Standford Univ.-Post Grad William Roberstson Coe Fellowship
Fellowship, Carnegie Mellon Univ. Post Graduate National Endowment
Frederick Schneider

Frederick Schneider

Social Studies Faculty
B.A., Texas Tech University Lubbock
M.A., University of North Texas
Andrea Stewart

Andrea Stewart

Social Studies Faculty
B.A., Southern Methodist University

Theology Faculty

Angela Jakubik

Angela Jakubik

Theology Department Chair
B.A., Rice University
M.A., University of Dallas
Melanie Alvares

Melanie Alvares

Theology Faculty
B.A., University of Dallas
Kathryn Brandt

Kathryn Brandt

Retreat Coordinator /Theology Faculty
B.A., University of Dallas
Amanda Briones

Amanda Briones

Theology Faculty
B.A., Benedictine College
Kristina Caldwell

Kristina Caldwell

Theology Faculty
B.S., University of Illinois
M.A., University of Illinois
M.A., St. Louis University
Kellie Fitzpatrick

Kellie Fitzpatrick

Theology Faculty
B.A., University of Dallas
Suzanne Frasco

Suzanne Frasco

Theology Faculty
B.S., Bradley University
M.P.S., Loyola University New Orleans
Rebecca Holterhoff

Rebecca Holterhoff

Theology Faculty
B.A., Franciscan University of Steubenville
Erika Keever

Erika Keever

Admin Assistant-Campus Ministry
Barbara Middendorf

Barbara Middendorf

Theology Faculty
B.A., University of Notre Dame
M.A., St. Louis University
M.A. Certification, University of Dallas
Mary Molloy

Mary Molloy

Theology Faculty
B.A., The Franciscan University
M.A., The Franciscan University
Kathleen Sherman

Kathleen Sherman

Theology Faculty
B.A., Master Ecclesiae College
M.A., Pontifical Ateno University
Jason Surmiller

Jason Surmiller

Theology Faculty
B.A., Sam Houston State University
M.A., University of Dallas

Visual Arts Faculty

Jocelyn Holmes

Jocelyn Holmes

Visual Arts Department Chair
B.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design
M.A., Stephen F. Austin State University
Sarah Kennedy

Sarah Kennedy

Visual Arts Faculty
B.A., Trinity University
M.F.A., University of Dallas
M.A., University of Dallas
James Reisch

James Reisch

Visual Arts Faculty
B.A., University of Texas at Arlington
Leah Schlief-Freese

Leah Schlief-Freese

Visual Arts Faculty
B.F.A., Sam Houston State University
Bill Thompson

Bill Thompson

Visual Arts Faculty
B.A., Corpus Chrisiti State University
MFA, University of Dallas
M.A., University of Dallas

World Languages Faculty

Roxana Casco

Roxana Casco

World Languages Department Chair
B.A., Universitat Heildelberg
Maria Ayala

Maria Ayala

Assistant Director of Admissions/World Language Faculty
B.A., Austin College
Fatima Benhayda

Fatima Benhayda

World Language Faculty
B.A., Lyon 2 University
B.A., La Koutoubia
M.A., Perpignan University
Maria Escamilla

Maria Escamilla

World Language Faculty
B.A., Tec de Monterrey
M. Ed., University of South Hampton
M.B.A., Tec de Monterrey
Amy Gilchrist

Amy Gilchrist

Director of Auxiliary Programs/World Language Faculty
B.A., Southern Methodist University
Sophie Greene

Sophie Greene

World Language Faculty
B.A., Universite Charles de Gaulle
Hadil Issa

Hadil Issa

World Language Faculty, Mathematics Faculty
B.S., Birzeit University
M.S., University of Texas at Dallas
Martha Rico

Martha Rico

World Language Faculty
B.A., University of Arkansas at Monticello
M.A., University of Arkansas at Monticello
Chunmei Shen

Chunmei Shen

World Language Faculty
B.A., Southwest Jiaotong University
M.S., University of Texas at Dallas
Scarlette Vargas

Scarlette Vargas

World Language Faculty
B.A., Universidad Austral
M.A., Universidad Jesuita Alberto Hurtado
Maria Wallace

Maria Wallace

World Language Faculty
B.A., Southern Methodist University
A.A., Richland College
Amanda York

Amanda York

World Language Faculty
M. ED, Universidad de Granda, Spain
B.S., Kansas State University