TCU's Mission: To educate individuals to think and act as ethical leaders and responsible citizens in the global community. This is a place where students learn how to adapt to whatever the future might bring, develop critical thinking skills and expand their creativity. With a choice of rigorous academic programs in 131 undergraduate areas of study, 49 master's level programs and 20 areas of doctoral study, Horned Frogs have opportunities to search for meaning and examine values, yet graduate well-prepared for professional accomplishment.
Research focus has been on the role of inflammation in neurodegenerative diseases.
Neurodegenerative Diseases Developmental Neurobiology Exercise Physiology Immunology Psychology
Rees-Jones Director and Professor, Psychology
David Cross develops programs like TBRI to improve the lives of children who have experienced abuse, neglect, and/or trauma.
Research, Education and Outreach to Improve the Lives of Children who have Experienced Abuse, Neglect, and/or Trauma Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®)
Chair and Associate Professor, Political Science; Asian Studies
Carrie Liu Currier writes on Asian politics and relations, with emphasis on China and Taiwan.
North Korea-China Relations Feminist Theory International relations of East Asia Politics of China Global Political Economy International Relations
Associate Professor, Nursing
Glenda Daniels researches the best practices in gastroenterology and endoscopy.
Education approaches to increase Colorectal Cancer Screening GI Symptoms and Adherence Among African Americans With End Stage Renal Disease Best Practices in the Gastrointestinal and Endoscopy Setting
Associate Professor of Professional Practice and Didactic Program in Dietetics Director
Rebecca Dority expertise lies in food science, human nutrition, diabetes and clinical dietetics.
Public Health Diabetes
Naomi Ekas's research program utilizes a developmental psychology approach to understanding children’s social and emotional development.
Marital Conflict Emerging Adulthood Parenting Emotion Regulation Caregiver Care for Families with Autism Autism Early Infant Development (Birth to Age 3) Emotional Development Adolescence College Students Marital Relationship
MSW Program Director & Assistant Professor of Social Work; Affiliate Faculty, Women & Gender Studies
Professor Elias-Lambert focuses on the influence of victim and perpetrator alcohol use on levels of rape myth acceptance
Bystander Effect Alcohol Use Disorders Rape culture
Ashley English is an expert in contributions and community engagement strategies of faith-based organizations.
Megachurch Involvement in Economic Development Community Engagement Strategies Faith-Based Organizations
Assistant Professor of Professional Practice and Undergraduate Program Director Kinesiology
Phil Esposito researches interventions targeting health and developmental disparities in individuals with intellectual disabilities.
Interventions Targeting Health Disparities Intellectual Disabilities Developmental Disparities
Director of ANSERS Institute; Special Education
Michael Faggella-Luby helps educators to implement methods and instructional materials for students with and without disabilities.
Implementation of Specific Evidence-based Pedagogies and Interventions Identification of Critical Systemic Variables Associated with School Reform and Intervention Implementation Secondary and Post-Secondary Education Learning Disabilities A Systematic Review of Assessment Tools for Higher Ed and Disability Researches Special Education and Prepares Teachers to Work with Kids who have Learning Differences Special Education Literacy Instructional Methods Investigation of Components of Reading Comprehension Instruction Associated with the Burgeoning Field of Adolescent Literacy