The Center's Advisory Board advances the Center's mission, vision, and strategic direction by providing crucial support for innovative teaching and scholarship and by enhancing the Center's outreach to the Houston community and beyond.

Advisory Board Members

Steven Kirkland
Steven Kirkland '82

Chair, CSWGS Advisory Board


Dr. Anne Chao '05 '09
Dr. Anne Chao '05 '09

CSWGS Advisory Board Member


Karen Ostrum George '77
Karen Ostrum George '77

CSWGS Advisory Board Member

Melanie Gray
Melanie Gray

CSWGS Advisory Board Member; Founding Chair


Paul Guillory '76
Paul Guillory '76

CSWGS Advisory Board Member


Karen L. Jones
Karen L. Jones

CSWGS Advisory Board Member

Richard A. Lapin
Richard A. Lapin

CSWGS Advisory Board Member


Lynn Mathre '79, '81
Lynn Mathre '79, '81

CSWGS Advisory Board Member


Sherry M. Merfish
Sherry M. Merfish

CSWGS Advisory Board Member; Former Chair

Asomgyee Pamoja
Asomgyee Pamoja

CSWGS Advisory Board Member


Collyn A. Peddie '79
Collyn A. Peddie '79

CSWGS Advisory Board Member


Dinesh Singhal
Dinesh Singhal

CSWGS Advisory Board Member

Karen A. Twitchell
Karen A. Twitchell

CSWGS Advisory Board Member


Lidija Wilhelms '14
Lidija Wilhelms '14

CSWGS Advisory Board Member