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. 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 graduated from Rice University in May 2019 and earned her Master of Accounting degree from Rice University. She has taught at the 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 teaches Principles of Macroeconomics and Principles of Microeconomics at Richmond and Wharton Campuses. 

Part Time Instructors

Michelle McDaniel

Email: mcdanielm@wcjc.edu

Ms. McDaniel earned her BS in Business Administration from Colorado Christian University and her MS in Economics from Southern Illinois University. She currently teach Econ. 2301 and Econ. 2302 online.

Edson Timana

Email: timanae@wcjc.edu

Mr. Timana earned his BA in Economics from the University of Buffalo and his MA in Financial Economics from Buffalo State College. He currently teaches Econ. 2301 and Econ 2301 at the Sugar Land campus and online.


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