Tim Dodd Appointed Dean of Texas Tech College of Human Sciences

After two years as acting and interim dean of Texas Tech University’s College of Human Sciences, New Zealander Tim Dodd is taking the reins in his own right, Fox 34 News reports. Dodd will begin his new position as dean of the College of Human Sciences on 1 August.

Dodd also is the James C. and Kailee M. Young Regents Professor of Hospitality Management and director of the Texas Wine Marketing Research Institute at Texas Tech. He received his bachelor’s degree in education in 1981 from the University of Waikato, then a master’s degree in business and a doctorate in consumer economics from Texas Tech, Fox 34 reports.

“I am both humbled and honoured to be named the sixth dean of the College of Human Sciences,” Dodd said. “The college has a long and proud history of positively impacting the lives of individuals and communities.”

Dodd has published more than 50 peer-reviewed articles related to wine marketing and winery tourism in a wide range of academic journals.

Original article by Fox 34 News, July 24, 2020.


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