Skip to main content

Two former, one retiring faculty members receive emeritus status

Posted on

           KINGSVILLE (August 9, 2019) — Two former faculty members and one current faculty member at Texas A&M University-Kingsville have been honored with professor emeritus status after action taken by the Board of Regents of The Texas A&M University System.


            The Professor Emeritus status is an honor reserved for former and retiring faculty who have served for an extended period of time, 10 years or more, and have made significant contributions to the university.


            A committee makes nominations to the university president, who in turn makes recommendations to the System Chancellor, who then makes recommendations to the Board of Regents of The Texas A&M University System.


            This year’s new Professor Emeriti include Dr. Karen Sue Bradley, teacher and bilingual education; Dr. Kim Jones, environmental engineering; and Dr. Marie Lassmann, teacher and bilingual education.


About Dr. Karen Sue Bradley

            Dr. Karen Sue Bradley was professor and coordinator of the reading specialist graduate program. Her research interests include early literacy, reading comprehension and creative teaching strategies.


            She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Michigan State University and her doctorate from Texas A&M University.


About Dr. Kim Jones

            Dr. Kim Jones is a Regents Professor and director of the Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Environment.


            His research interests include natural systems engineering applications for solid and hazardous waste treatment; environmental biotechnologies for air and water treatment; low impact development research and modeling; constructed wetlands; vapor phase biofiltration for air toxics; water reuse applications; fate and transport of contaminants in subsurface systems; and solid and hazardous waste managements.


            He received his bachelor’s degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point; a master’s from University of Texas; and another master’s and his doctorate from Georgia Institute of Technology.


About Dr. Marie Lassmann

            Dr. Marie Lassmann was professor and coordinator of the master’s in education online degree and coordinator for undergraduate secondary, all-level and 4-8 programs. Her research interests include substitute teaching and developing critical thinking skills in students.


            She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Texas A&I University and her doctorate from University of Texas.



Category: Edu/Kines , General Univ , Engineering

Photo of Julie Navejar

Media Contact

News Archives