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.
Professor, Communication Studies
Andrew Ledbetter investigates how people use communication technology to maintain close ties with friends, family, and romantic partners.
Advanced Quantitative Research Methods (Structural Equation Modeling, Confirmatory Factor Analysis) Relational Maintenance Interpersonal Communication How Attitudes Toward Technology Shape its Use Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships Using Technology Family Communication Patterns Family Communication Communication Technology
Endia Lindo is an expert on teaching reading comprehension, research-based interventions and factors in student responsiveness.
Research Methods Reading Disabilities Special Education Instructional Strategies
Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders
Emily Lund works with children suffering from hearing loss to improve their literary skills.
Aural Rehabilitation Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders Early Intervention with Children with Hearing Loss Spoken and Written Word Learning in Children with Hearing Loss from Monolingual and Bilingual Homes Emergent Literacy Skills of Children with Hearing Loss Explicit Linguistic Knowledge of Educators Teaching Spoken Language to Persons with Hearing Loss
Computer science expert, specializing in security and reliability of networked information systems
Mobile Health and Safety Wireless Networks Security Systems
Associate Professor, Classical & Contemporary Dance
Professor Martin specializes in dance practices for people with special needs such as ReWire Movement Method and Ensemble Thinking.
Pedagogies of Spontaniety Choreography Health Alternative Therapies Dance Dance Therapy Collaboration Improvisational dance practices
Associate Professor, Oscar and Juanita Monnig Endowed Chair of Meteoritics and Planetary Science
Environmental science expert, specializing in mineralogy, geochemistry, and spectra of asteroidal meteorites
Planets Meteors Astroids
Biology expert, focusing on genetic methods of fighting disease
Bacterial Virulence in Genes Intersections of Genetics and Disease
Assistant Professor of Dance
Adam McKinney is an expert in dance and trauma studies, as well as artistic practice dealing with issues of race, identity and history.
Artistic Practice and Identity Dance and Trauma Studies Dance and Cultural Studies Dance in Community Settings Artistic Practice and Race
Celeste Menchaca is an expert on how science, technology, and vision have created borders for modern nation-states.
Border Creation Gender Immigration Ninteenth Century U.S. -Mexico Borderlands Science and Technology Race Sexuality
W.A. "Tex" Moncrief Jr. Founding Chair of Engineering
Professor Michaelides focuses on lifetime of fossil fuel resources, alternative energy, geothermal energy and nanofluids.
Multiphase Flow Nanofluids Alternative Energy Fossil Fuels Geothermal Energy Particulate Heat Transfer