Faculty and Staff

Dr. C.J. Bibus

Instructor of History
Fort Bend Technical Center 5333 FM 1640
Richmond, Texas 77469
Ph: (281) 239-1577
Email: bibusc@wcjc.edu
URL: http://facultyweb.wcjc.edu/cbibus

A faculty member at WCJC since 2004, C.J. Bibus teaches U.S. History 1301 and 1302 online and face to face. She received her B.A. from Southwest Texas State University, her M.A. from the University of Virginia, and her Ed.D. from Texas Tech University. Dr. Bibus is a member of the Organization of American Historians and the Southern Historical Association.


Patrice Carter

Instructor of History
Wharton County Junior College
14004 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
Ph: (281) 243-8529
Email: patricec@wcjc.edu

Ms. Carter joined the WCJC faculty full time in 2008 and teaches U.S. History 1301 and 1302 at the Sugar Land campus and in the Dual-Credit program at Clements High School in Sugar Land. She received her B.A. in French from Mundelein College (Loyola University) in Chicago and her M.A. in History from the University of Illinois.


Linda Graham

Instructor of History
Wharton County Junior College
14004 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
Ph: (281) 243-8549
Email: lindag@wcjc.edu
URL: http://facultyweb.wcjc.edu/LGraham

Ms. Graham has been teaching for WCJC since 1992.  She received her M.L.A. from Houston Baptist University with an emphasis in European/British Studies.  Her current teaching assignments include U.S. History 1301 and 1302 as well as HIST 2301-Texas History. She teaches face-to-face classes at the Sugar Land campus and online sections.


Linda Griffith

Instructor of History
Wharton County Junior College
5333 FM 1640
Richmond, TX 77469
Ph: (281) 239-1560
Email: lindagr@wcjc.edu

Ms. Griffith has taught U.S. History 1301 and 1302 courses at WCJC since 1999, including several dual-credit classes to area high schools. She received her B.A. and M.A. from the University of Houston, Clear Lake.


Kenneth Grubb

Instructor of History
Wharton County Junior College
911 Boling Highway
Wharton, TX 77488
Ph: (979) 532-6907
Email: grubbk@wcjc.com

Mr. Grubb worked in public history and education before joining the WCJC faculty in 2012. He teaches US History 1301 and 1302 online and face to face at Wharton and Sugar Land. He received his undergraduate degree in socio-cultural anthropology and his M.A. in history from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. His primary research interests are 20th century political rhetoric and social discourse, mass media and propaganda, and military history.


Dr. Glendell Jones

Instructor of History
Fort Bend Technical Center
5333 FM 1640
Richmond, Texas 77469
Ph: (281) 239-1580
Email: glenj@wcjc.edu
URL:http://facultyweb.wcjc.edu/gjones/

Dr. Jones has been teaching American History at WCJC since 2000. He received his B.A. and M.Th. from Southern Methodist University, his M.Ed. from East Texas State College, and his Ph.D. from North Texas State University. He is the published author of a history of East Texas and a member of the Western Historical Association. His current teaching assignments include U.S. History 1301 and 1302.


Robert E. Nottebart

Instructor of History
Wharton County Junior College
911 Boling Highway
Wharton, TX 77488
Ph: (979) 532-6450
Email: bobn@wcjc.edu URL:http://facultyweb.wcjc.edu/bnottebart/

Mr. Nottebart teaches U.S. History 1301 and 1302 as well as HIST 2301 (Texas History). He earned his B.A. from Lubbock Christian College and his M.A. from the University of Houston and has been a member of the WCJC History Department since 1998.  Mr. Nottebart is a member of the North American Society for Sport History.


Amanda Shelton

Division Chair, Social and Behavioral Science
Instructor of History
Wharton County Junior College
5333 FM 1640
Richmond, Texas 77469
Ph: (281) 239-1581
Email: amandas@wcjc.edu

Ms. Shelton joined the WCJC faculty in 2001 and teaches courses in U.S. History 1301 and 1302. She received her B.A. in history from the University of Texas at Austin and her M.A. from Texas State University (formerly Southwest Texas State University.)


Dr. Paul N. Spellman

Instructor of History 
Wharton County Junior College
5333 FM 1640
Richmond, TX 77469
Ph: (281) 239-1552
Email: pauls@wcjc.edu
URL:http://facultyweb.wcjc.edu/pspellman/

Dr. Spellman teaches U.S. History 1301 and 1302 as well as Texas History and has been a member of the WCJC history faculty since 1998. He received his B.A. from Southwestern University, his M.A. from the University of Texas at Austin, and his Ph.D. from the University of Houston. Dr. Spellman is the author of six books on Texas History, a member of the Texas State Historical Association, and was inducted into the Western Writers of America in 2009


Joy Wind

Instructor of History
Wharton County Junior College
911 Boling Highway
Wharton, TX 77488
Ph: (979) 532-6449
Email: joyw@wcjc.edu
URL:http://facultyweb.wcjc.edu/jwind/

Ms. Wind earned her Bachelors in Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin and her M.A.I.S. from the University of Houston-Victoria. She has been teaching American History 1301 and 1302 in the History Department at WCJC since 2001.


 

Part-Time Faculty

Brady Hutchison

Mr. Hutchison joined the WCJC faculty in 2013.  He has a BA from Sam Houston State and an MA from the University of Houston Clear Lake.  In addition to teaching, he has prior work experience as a firefighter, police officer, and arson investigator.  His research interests include Irish history and military history, with an emphasis on the Civil War.

Robert Jacobus

Mr. Jacobus received his B.A. and MA. from the University of Houston. He joined the WCJC faculty in 2007 and has 21 years of teaching experience. Mr. Jacobus teaches U.S. History 1301 and 1302 at Foster High School as part of the dual-credit program and his chief interests are in the history of the Colonial Era and the Great Depression.

Debra Mahlmann

Ms. Mahlmann received her B.S. and M.A. from Stephen F. Austin State University. She has 31 years of teaching experience and joined the WCJC faculty in 1999. She teaches U.S. History 1301 and 1302 at East Bernard High School as part of the dual-credit program and teaches classes at the Fort Bend Technical Center and Sugar Land campus locations.

Cynthia Pearce

Ms. Pearce received her Bachelor's degree from Sam Houston State University and her Master's degree from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. She taught for 33 years until her retirement in 2002. Cynthia joined WCJC as a part-time instructor in 2003. She currently teaches U.S. History 1301 and 1302 at our Sugar Land campus.

Leslie Richey

Ms. Richey joined the WCJC faculty in 2006. She teaches U.S. History 1301 and 1302 at Bay City High School as part of the dual-credit program and at WCJC’s Bay City campus. She earned her degrees from Missouri State University and American Public University.

Craig Sanders

Mr. Sanders teaches Dual Credit/College Now U.S. History at Ridge Point High School (FBISD) in Missouri City.  In addition to serving as an instructor for History 1301 and 1302, he has taught APUSH, AP Psychology and AP Economics at the secondary school level since 2007.  He also serves as the Academic Decathlon and UIL Social Studies and Current Issues coach at Ridge Point HS.  He has a B.A. in History from UCLA and an M.A. in History from Sam Houston State University.

Benjamin Sullivan

Mr. Sullivan received his Bachelor's degree from Sam Houston State University and his Master's degree from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. He currently teaches the Dual Credit History 1301 and 1302 at Wharton High School. His research interest center around "Representations of the Second World War in film across time." He also focuses on political, economic, and military history.

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