Introduces UHV 11 faculty members

About a dozen Houston-Victoria University faculty members have recently been promoted, seven full-time professors and three full-time.

Associate Professors who have grown into professors –

  • Hong Kong Guo, School of Art and Science
  • Katherine Perth, School of Art and Science
  • Dmitry Sobolev, School of Art and Science
  • Olga Chapa, School of Business Administration
  • John Kagochi, School of Business Administration
  • Carol Clags, School of Education, Health Careers and Human Development
  • Joan Olson, School of Education, Health Professions and Human Development

Assistant professors are promoted to associate professors and receive part-time jobs:

  • Jang Wow Park, School of Arts and Sciences
  • Karen Parsonson, School of Art and Science
  • Janelle Bouknight, School of Education, Health Professions and Human Development
  • William Harki, with the School of Arts and Sciences, rose from teacher to senior teacher.

“Our faculty members are committed to our students and education, and I am proud of their work in the pursuit of academic excellence,” said Chann Glen, vice president of UVV Providence and Academic Affairs. We look forward to the impact of their joint efforts on our student body, our community and their respective fields.

After six years, faculty members who are employed as assistant professors at UHV are eligible to apply for associate professions and promotions. Associate professors may be considered for professional development after five years, although specific findings may be considered earlier.

The final review process, which takes about a year to complete, begins with reviews at each school dean. Their recommendations will be sent to the University’s Promotion and Content Committee for review. The committee’s recommendation goes to the Protestant, and its recommendations are forwarded to the university president, the U.S. system chancellor, and the U.S. system board registrars.

GOO teaches undergraduate and advanced degree in computer science and digital gaming and simulation. His research focuses on computer graphics, computer vision, and machine learning. He has published publications in magazines, conferences, and books. BookAuthority’s Best Computer Graphics Mathematics of All Time, Volume 4, “Modern Mathematics and Applications in Computer Graphics and Vision.” He has served on the editorial board of the National Science Foundation and the National Medical Institutions Professional Magazines, International Conference Programs Committees and Aid Panels.

Perth teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including extraordinary psychology, psychotherapy, and human sexuality. She is a psychologist trained in the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Hospital in California, the MD Anderson Center for Cancer at the University of Texas and the Houston Texas Health Science Center. Her research interests include behavioral medicine / health psychology, mindfulness and behavior change techniques.

Sobolev teaches high school and postgraduate studies, including general microbiology, environmental microbiology, ecology, evolutionary biology, general biology, and postgraduate biochemistry. His research focuses primarily on biogeochemistry of rivers and biological water pollution. His research has been published in the Coast Guard and the Texas Journal of Science. He is a member of the Fifa Cappa, Texas Academy of Sciences, the UHV Safety and Disaster Advisory Committee, and the UHV Institutional Subcommittee.

Chapa teaches undergraduate and postgraduate management courses. Her latest research topics include diversity and inclusion in the organization and related neuro-anxiety related studies. She has published 15 conference proceedings, including the Academy of Management and the International Business Conference Academy, in 15 peer-reviewed journals, including the Human Resource Management Journal and the International Journal of Human Resource Management. She is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Association, the Management Academy and the PhD Project. She is also a member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Human Resource Management.

Kagochi teaches undergraduate business statistics courses and economics graduate courses. His research is in the field of development economics and covers the development of financial development, trade and local institutions. Kagochi has published articles in a number of educational journals, including Energy Economics, Developing Areas Journal, Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Economics and Finance, Economic Research Journal, and Development Finance Assessment. He is a member of the Southern Economics Association and Sigma Shi Scientific Research Association. A.D. In 2021 he received the UHV School of Business Administration Prize for Associate Professor.

CLAG teaches elementary and postgraduate courses. She is a dyslexia specialist and a certified dyslexia therapist. Her research interests include imaginative learning. Some of your published works include Reading Improvement in Reading Improvement: “Linking Science-Based Research to a Ready-to-Read Study to Teach Students with Dyslexia.” A.D. In 2020, she will be working on a “reading science-based reading program – a comprehensive, systematic, direct approach?” Oxford International Conference on Educational Development in the United Kingdom. A.D. In 2016, she helped promote literacy in Victoria and spread the word about literacy events for children from Adope-A-Pit for dogs. A.D. In 2017, she helped open the UHV Reading Center so that UVV students can access more than college textbooks and materials, regardless of their education or age. She also hosts community conferences and symposiums on the use of technology in the classroom.

Olson teaches postgraduate courses, including academic leadership, higher education history, and college education. She is an associate professor of research and postgraduate studies. Her research interests include first-generation college students — especially after graduating from college — and a variety of workplace learning experiences, such as how people do their jobs. She has published and co-authored peer-reviewed journals in the International Education and Research Journal, including “The Most Powerful Clouds” and “Female First Generation College Students: Challenges and Achievements” in online education. In 2019, she co-authored two books, including one, entitled “Unfinished Business: Persuasive Stories of Adult Student Persistence.” She presented her work at various events, including March, at the 45th Annual Adult and Higher Education Union Conference. During the 2020-2021 academic year, she served on the Executive Committee of the UV Faculty Senate and convened the Committee on Postgraduate Programs. She has been a member of the Adult Higher Education Union since 2009 and is the book’s editor-in-chief.

Park teaches high school and postgraduate math. His research focuses on mathematics and algebra. His work was published in the Korean Journal of Mathematics and the Journal of Hispe. He has co-authored in the International Journal of Evaluation and Evaluation about the differences between Josephus’ problem and the relationship between exam results and final grades in his first year of math. He is the second author of the book Mathematics – The Magical Journey at Great Math, published by World Scientists. A.D. In 2019, he served as chairman of the UHV Primary Affairs Committee, and since 2017 has been a member of the UHV Core Curriculum Committee. He also recently served as a senator on the UV Faculty Senate, representing the School of Arts and Sciences. He was a consultant for the UHV Mathematics and Science Club and In 2016, he was awarded the UHV Advisor of the Year award.

Parsons teaches postgraduate and undergraduate psychology. It has a wide range of research interests, including international psychological code of conduct and cross-cultural research, exploring the differences between sentences and imprisonment for Indigenous peoples around the world. One of her most recent articles in the magazine was: “Is Teaching International Code of Ethics Important for Psychological Graduates? She has also worked as a reviewer for several Forensic Psychology magazines. She recently published her book, International Psychological Codes and Comments around the World, and presented her work at the Government and National Conference in May 2021 at the Annual Convention on Psychology. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Association of Psychological Sciences.

Booking teaches undergraduate courses, including introductory literacy assessments. She has worked as a student education coordinator for the UHV teaching station in Katie and is the edTPA coordinator for the school. She received the UHV Excellence in Teaching Award from her co-worker at the School of Education, Health and Human Development in 2017-2018 and 2019-2020. A.D. In 2016, she received $ 4,000 from the General General to support youth literacy.

Harky teaches elementary English courses, including “Professional Writing,” “The Bible as History and Literature,” “Medieval and Renaissance,” and “Grammar and Style.” He has been a high school teacher for over a decade, including an English teacher. He earned both a bachelor’s degree in English and a master’s degree in art from UVV. Some of the selected publications include “Reduce Despair of Existence – The Journey from Divine to Mortality” in Bern “Manfred” in BlazeVOX, “Elevator – Exposure to the Current Identity” in Ishan, and “The Poetry of Poetry – Memoriam in Tennessee as Freudian Traorabbit.” Square. One of the book reviews is “Death and Death, 1865-1920” in WorkingUSA: The Journal of Labor and Society. He is a faculty member of the UHV History and Humanities Association and a member of the core curriculum committee. He also serves as a judge for the Victoria Film Festival.


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