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Dr. Linda Davis

713.743.3688 /


Dr. Davis is Director of Educational Technology for the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Governors State University. Her doctorate in Instructional Technology and Distance Education is from Nova Southeastern University. Prior to joining the Dean’s office, she served as Director of Staff Development and Instructional Technology Facilitator for Kirby School District in Illinois and taught online courses for University of Northern Iowa.


David Dumonde, Instructional Designer

713.743.7121 /

David Dumonde

David Dumonde is an instructional designer and educator who has worked in higher education since 1999, with primary emphasis in the field of online education since 2008. He holds a master's degree in education, specializing in online teaching and learning, from California State University, East Bay. His main technology interests include online collaboration tools and the use of live streaming video platforms for teaching and learning. In addition to his duties in the Office of Educational Technology, David volunteers to lead the UH Mindfulness Meditation program in the UH Wellness Center.

Fang Fang, Instructional Designer

713.743.3685 /


Ms. Fang Fang received her Master of Science degree from Indiana University in 2005. Before joining the University of Houston, she worked for Indiana University 2005 – 2007 and Kenyon College 2007 – 2011 with concentrations on web-based learning environment design, graphic and multimedia support, course management systems applications, podcasting, and new pedagogical tools research.

Thanh Tran, Instructional Designer

713-743-0236 /


Thanh Tran received her Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction from the University of Houston in 2014. Her professional interests are educational technology, teaching technology, literacy education, and English Language Learning education.

Sunhong Hwang, Instructional Designer

713-743-3821 / shhwang@Central.UH.EDU

Sunhong Hwang

Dr. Hwang joined the CLASS Instructional Design team in 2016. He received his Ed.D degree in Curriculum & Instruction from the University of Houston in 2009. Before joining the team, he worked for the Kansas Law Enforcement training center, a branch of University of Kansas. He also worked as an instructional designer for the University of Texas at the Health Science Center in Houston. His professional interests include digital storytelling, data visualization, narrative inquiry (storytelling-based research), and online course accessibility issues.

Wayne Thomas, Photographer/Videographer

713-743-7422 / wthomas2@Central.UH.EDU

Wayne Thomas

Wayne Thomas is the photographer/videographer, and visual communication specialist in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences with the Instructional Design team. He received his Bachelor’s from Cleveland State University and a Master’s degree from the Scripps School of Journalism through Ohio University’s Visual Communication program. As a faculty member, he taught commercial photography at Dakota College at Bottineau.

Flor Velasquez, Web Developer

713.743.1140 /


Flor joined the CLASS Web Services team in 2008. Since then, she has contributed towards the growth of the college’s online presence. She enjoys working with a variety web technologies in order to present an exceptional online experience for visitors to the college and department websites. She leverages her education with her hands-on experience creating code that ensures her clients are provided with quality web design. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston’s College of Technology.

Marylene Chan, Web Developer

713.743.7375 /


Marylene is passionate about being creative and loves all things design. She seeks to learn new web development tools and looks to improve not only her technical skills but also incorporate beautiful design each step of the way. Marylene has a BBA from the University of Texas in Accounting. She is utilizing her analytical background to assist in data visualization projects.