Professor of History, Division Chair for Social Sciences
Credentials: A.A., Tyler Junior College;
B.S., M.A., University of Texas at Tyler;
Ph.D., Texas A & M University
Dr. Melissa Fulgham – Honors Seminar Professor. Received her Ph.D. from Texas A & M University. Fulgham is the Division Chair for the Humanities & Social Sciences Department. Recipient of the Mary Jon and J.P. Bryan Leadership in Education Award, Mosal Award and McDonald’s Excellence in Teaching Award, she has multiple Phi Theta Kappa advisor awards. With 21 published articles and books, Fulgham scores AP U.S. history exams and U.S. Department of State scholarships. She has served on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Phi Theta Kappa’s Honors Program Council. She teaches World History/Humanities in the sophomore-level fall Honors seminar.