Personnel Profile

Amanda Diane Garza, Adjunct Faculty, M.S. Psychology

Amanda Diane Garza

Texas A&M University Kingsville, M.S. Psychology, 2013

Before Teaching:

Graduated in 2011 from TAMUK with a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology. Amanda attending graduate school at TAMUK also and graduated with her M.S. in Psychology in 2013. After graduation, she worked as a Chemical Dependency Counselor in an outpatient setting while working on her M.A. in Sociology. She plans to obtain her LPC in the near future.


  • Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor
  • Recovery Support Specialist
  • Texas Alcohol Education Program for Minors: Administrator/Instructor

Research Interests:

  • Mental health
  • chemical dependency
  • drug policy
  • clinical and health psychology
  • social relationships
  • identity development

Courses Taught at TAMUK:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Principles of Sociology

Family Information:

Amanda was born and raised in Kingsville. Amanda is an only child. She has two young boys, Sylus 7 years old and Tyler 11 months. Sylus has a great interest in Dinosaur and anything Dinosaur related. Tyler (Ty) shows interest in all his big brother's toys.

Contact Information

Department of Psychology & Sociology
Manning 226
MSC 177 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
voice: 361-593-2701
fax: 361-593-2707
Personal Website:

This page was last updated on: September 19, 2018