IDRT TEAM​

The Institute is comprised of a collaborative group of Faculty, Researchers,
University Administrators, and students. Each individual on our team contributes their
unique skills, knowledge, and expertise to our efforts.

Leadership & Faculty​

Samuel Brody, PhD

Director / Professor

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Wesley Highfield, PhD

Assistant Director / Associate Professor

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Bill Merrell, PhD

Professor

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Meri Davlasheridze, PhD

Assistant Professor

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Jens Figlus, PhD

Associate Professor

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

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David P. Retchless, PhD

Assistant Professor

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Ashley D. Ross, PhD

Assistant Professor

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Bill Read

Affiliate

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Colonel Len Waterworth

Senior Research Associate / Executive Professor

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Research

Kayode Atoba, PhD

Assistant Research Scientist

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Russell Blessing, PhD

Assistant Research Scientist

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Yoonjeong Lee, PhD

Assistant Research Scientist

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Laura Stearns

Research Specialist

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Administration

Jenny Nelson Grey

Program Director

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Sherry Parker

Business Administrator

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

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Cherie Coffman

Sr. Administrative Coordinator

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Students

Mitchell Meads

Graduate Research Assistant

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Alicia Peck

Graduate Research Assistant

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Nicholas Diaz

Graduate Research Assistant

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Kelli-Mae Goddard-Sobers

Graduate Research Assistant

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Devon Romano

Graduate Research Assistant

ORGANIZATION:

Texas A&M University at Galveston