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HES Research & Graduate Studies

Welcome to Office of Research and Graduate Studies (RGS). We are dedicated to helping faculty, staff, and students in the College of Human Environmental Sciences.

Vision: Faculty, staff, and students in HES will be recognized for high quality and innovative research that makes the greatest social impact.

Mission: The Office of RGS supports HES research enterprise by actively working with faculty, staff, and students throughout the conceptualization, implementation, completion, and dissemination of research. Our Office commits to providing professional development, fostering collaboration, maintaining optimal institutional structures, and promoting exceptional graduate programs.

For HES faculty and graduate student research, please check out Research Spotlights. For HES undergraduate student research, please check out PURE projects.


Jung Ha-BrookshireJung Ha-Brookshire, PhD
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
(573) 882-5367 HES office | (573) 882-6316 TAM office

Elizabeth Miller
Senior Grant Writer
118 Gwynn Hall
(573) 882-2139

Derek ParkerDerek Parker
Business Support Specialist II
118 Gwynn Hall
(573) 882-7014

Jacquelyn Benson

Jacquelyn Benson (HDFS)
Older Adults Embracing ‘Living Apart Together’ - 2/9/17

Victoria Vieira-Potter

Dr. Victoria Vieira-Potter (NEP)
Minimal Exercise Can Prevent Disease, Weight Gain in Menopausal Women - 10/17/16

Gustavo Carlo

Dr. Gustavo Carlo (HDFS)
Latino Teens Who Care for Others Reap Academic Benefits - 10/12/16

Jean Parsons

Textile and Apparel Management (TAM)
New Book Published: Knock It Off - Texas Tech University Press, Fall/Winter 2016

Victoria Vieira-Potter

Dr. Victoria Vieira-Potter (NEP)
Exercise, More than Diet, Key to Preventing Obesity - 5/16/16