Social Sciences

Mr. Jonathan Roach

Jonathan Roach is the chair of the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from East Texas Baptist University and a master’s degree from Midwestern State University. His primary focus in study has been Jacksonian America, the antebellum period, the American Civil War, and pre-WWI intellectual developments. He also enjoys camping, hiking, and spending time with his family and two dogs.

You may download Professor Roach’s CV here.

Dr. Yong-Hee Park

Dr. Yong-Hee Park completed his bachelor’s degree in history at Dongguk University at Seoul, South Korea. He holds a master’s degree in political science from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa. He received a Ph.D. in political science from Texas Tech University, with specializations in international relations and American politics. He has published peer-reviewed articles in the Journal of Conflict Resolution, one of the most prestigious academic journals in the field of International Relations. He lives with his wife, and has one daughter and twin boys.

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Mr. Andrew Boyer

Andrew Boyer is an instructor of history and government. He has a master’s degree in political science, a bachelor’s degree in history, and 18 graduate hours in history, all from Tarleton State University. His primary fields of study include the history of western warfare; U.S. foreign relations, with a focus on Middle Eastern conflicts; governmental control mechanisms; and the Cold War. He enjoys gaming of all kinds, movies, anime, and spending time with his wife and animals. He especially loves mustelids.

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Dr. Jack Reynolds

Dr. Jack Reynolds is a twice-honorably discharged Army Infantry and Desert Storm veteran. His last job before heading off to college with his new wife in 2007 was at a cardboard box factory, making minimum wage. He is a first-generation college graduate, graduating cum laude in 2010 at the age of 42 at the height of the financial crisis and ensuing recession. He and his family moved to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, and he worked his way through graduate school as a high school math teacher, completing a master’s degree in economics in 2013, and a doctoral degree in educational leadership and policy studies in 2018.

Dr. Reynolds has been married since 2007 and he and his wife, April, have one son, Jackson.

Mr. Rick Justice

Rick Justice in an Instructor of History. He is a product of community college education with an Associates in Arts and Sciences from Dallas College. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Texas A & M University. After working in the pharmaceutical industry doing research and the environmental field doing analytical work for an environmental testing laboratory, he then earned a Master’s degree in the field of theology and religious history. Finally, he pursued further education in the field of intellectual history. He specializes in American history and thought with a focus in 19th century America. He has done further study in German intellectual history, Greek and Roman history, and Latin history with a focus on the history of Cuba and Bolivia.

Mr. Justice enjoys all things outdoors, and he hopes to spend as much time as possible with his family.

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