Lisa Hobson

Professor and Interim Dean

Department: 
School of Education
Office: 
Dallas One (DAL 1) 241
Education: 
  1. PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  2. MEd Mississippi College
  3. BA, Millsaps College
Biography: 

Dr. Lisa Hobson is a third-generation educator who has served as a professor since 1999 and brings more than 25 years of experience in K-12 and higher education.  

“Being at UNT Dallas is being home for me because I am working with a team of professionals who are dedicated similarly to preparing the next generations for careers and life,” Hobson said. “Every stakeholder here has a vital role in fulfilling the ‘communiversity’ model where we have a vested interest in and ensure the advancement, achievement, and skill-development of our students, graduates and community. Facilitating greatness is what we do. It is our work and our standard.”

Hobson holds a Ph. D. in Educational Administration from the University of Wisconsin with a secondary emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction (18 doctoral credits). She has previously served as a professor of K-8 mathematics and science education majors and graduate administration and doctoral degree candidates.

Originally from Mississippi, Hobson has held positions at Abilene Christian University – Dallas, and with the Texas A&M University System, including Texas A&M – Corpus Christi and Prairie View A&M University.

She has held multiple administrative positions in higher education, including coordinator of field-based experiences and licensure, coordinator of a distance learning program, Specialist degree coordinator, Ph. D. program coordinator and department head.