Faculty and Staff

Varun Gupta

Sugar Land/UH (Office #220)
14004 University Boulevard
Sugar Land, TX, 77479
Email:  guptav@wcjc.edu
Phone:  281-243-8517

Mr. Gupta has earned a BBA, Management, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, and MBA, Texas Southern University, Houston, TX and an MS, Accountancy, University of Houston, Houston, TX. Mr. Gupta has been teaching accounting at WCJC since 2007, and began teaching Principles of Macroeconomics in the Fall 2010.


Hanife Topal

Wharton Campus/Peace Building 206-B
911 Boling Highway
Wharton, TX, 77488
Email:  topalh@wcjc.edu
Phone:  979-532-6340

Dr. Topal holds a Ph.D. degree in Economics from Anadolu University in Europe. She earned her B.A. in Banking and Finance from Bilkent University and her M.A. in Economics from Dumlupinar University, both in Europe. She has graduated from Rice University in May 2019 and earned her Master of Accounting degree from Rice University. She has taught at college level for more than eight years. She also worked in private industry for four years in the past as an Export Area Sales manager. Dr. Topal joined WCJC in August 2019 and currently, she is teaching Principles of Macroeconomics and Principles of Microeconomics at Richmond and Wharton Campuses.


Part Time Instructors

Nicholas Bergan

Mr. Bergan teaches Economics 2301 and 2302 online joining the WCJC Economics Department in 2016. He earned his M.S. in Economics from Florida State University and his B.A. in Economics from St. Louis State University. 

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