Texas A&M University Institute of Advanced Studies

Hagler Institute Administrative Council

The Hagler Institute Administrative Council establishes the rules and oversees the operation of the Institute and reviews its progress. The University’s provost selects the Institute’s director.


Carol A. Fierke
Provost and Executive Vice President 

Mark A. Barteau
Vice President for Research

Members (in alphabetical order)

Robert Ahdieh
Holder, Dean and Anthony G. Buzbee Endowed Dean's Chair
School of Law

Karen Butler-Purry
Associate Provost for Graduate & Professional Studies

Carrie Byington
Vice Chancellor for Health Services, The Texas A&M University System
Senior Vice President, Texas A&M University Health Science Center
The Jean and Thomas McMullin Professor and Dean
Texas A&M College of Medicine 

Clare Gill
Interim Executive Associate Dean and Associate Dean for Research
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Eleanor Green
Holder, Carl B. King Deanship 
College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Valen Johnson
Interim Dean
University Distinguished Professor
Department Head of Statistics
College of Science

Eli Jones
Professor of Marketing
Lowry and Peggy Mays Eminent Scholar
Mays Business School

Dimitris Lagoudas
University Distinguished Professor
Holder, John and Bea Slattery Chair in Aerospace Engineering 
Associate Vice Chancellor and Senior Associate Dean for Research
College of Engineering

Jay Maddock
Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
School of Public Health

Pamela Matthews
College of Liberal Arts

Andrew Morriss
Vice President of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
School of Innovation

Fred Nafukho
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
College of Education and Human Development

Jerry R. Strawser
Executive Vice President for Finance and Operations and
Chief Financial Officer
Division of Finance and Operations

Debbie Thomas
Interim Dean
College of Geosciences 

Jorge Vanegas
Professor of Architecture
College of Architecture

Tyson Voelkel
Texas A&M Foundation

Mark A. Welsh III
Holder, Edward & Howard Kruse Endowed Chair, and Executive Professor
Bush School of Government and Public Service