Hispanic Faculty


Roel R. Lopéz

Roel R. Lopéz is an Associate Professor with the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences at Texas A&M University. His previous employment was with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Key Deer Refuge. He received his B.S. in Forestry from Stephen F. Austin State University and his M.S. and Ph.D. from Texas A&M University. His research interests are in urban wildlife ecology, deer ecology, wildlife population dynamics and habitat management.

Linda G. Castillo

Linda Castillo received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Utah. She is an Assistant Professor in the Counseling Psychology and School Counseling programs at Texas A&M University. She is a licensed psychologist and manages an online private practice and is the Principal Investigator and Project Director o f the Gulf Coast GEAR UP project, which prepares underrepresented students to successfully enroll and complete college. Her research focuses on her professional and personal commitment to reduce the educational, mental health and health disparities of Mexican Americans. Her more recent publications include cultural competence and training of college personnel and counselors, racial prejudice, Mexican American acculturation and influence of the university environment on Mexican American educational persistence and mental health.



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