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Economics Department Staff and Academic Advisors

Please note that we are no longer in McElhinney Hall. Staff are relocated to the Science Building (S) or Science and Research 2 (SR2).
Students seeking advising – Please note the new location for your advisor.

Staff Directory

Rayna Spencer

Rayna D. Spencer
Department Business Administrator
Economics and Comparative Cultural Studies
rdspencer@uh.edu
Phone: 832.842.4562
Office: 230 Science Building


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Heather Robinson
Financial Coordinator II
herobin5@central.uh.edu
Phone: 713.743.6214
Office: 230 Science Building


Student Academic Advisors Directory

Undergraduate Academic Advisors

Emily Chiang

Emily Chiang
Undergraduate Academic Advisor
ejchiang@uh.edu
Phone: 713.743.6832
Office: 122A Science & Research 2


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Stephanie Martinez
Undergraduate Academic Advisor
semarti3@central.uh.edu
Phone: 713.743.0197
Office: 122B Science & Research 2


Undergraduate Program Director

Ruxandra Prodan
Ruxandra Prodan
Undergraduate Director
rprodan@uh.edu
Phone: 713.743.3836
Office: 122C Science & Research 2

Graduate Advisor – Ph.D. and M.A. Applied Economics

Bent Sorensen
Amber Pozo
Graduate Advisor
apozo@uh.edu
Phone: 713.743.3805
Office: 133A Science & Research 2

M.A. Applied Economics Program Director

Rebecca Achee Thornton
Rebecca Achée Thornton
M.A. Applied Economics Program Director
rthornton@uh.edu
Phone: 713.743.3820
Office: 122D Science & Research 2

Ph.D. Program Director

Bent Sorensen

Kei-Mu Yi
Ph.D. Program Director
kyi3@central.uh.edu
Phone: 713.743.3331
Office: 208D-1 Science Building