H-E-B School of Business & Administration Dr. Annette Craven

Forrest Aven, Ph.D. 

Dean, H-E-B School of Business

Phone: 210-805-5884
Office: GB 140
CPO: 123

Research Foci: Management | Organizational Commitment

Personal Background: Married with one daughter

Hobbies & Interests: Golf and hiking


  • Academic Background 
    BBA, Texas Christian University; MBA, Texas Christian University; PhD, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Courses Taught 
    Principles of Management, Management Skills and Development, Human Resource Management (courses taught previously at universities other than UIW)
  • Recent Intellectual Contributions 

    Stanberry, K. Aven, F. (2014). Employer Restrictions on Salary Discussions Among Employees: The Changing Landscape. World at Work Journal, 1st Quarter 2014, Volume 23, Number 5.

    Stanberry, K., Aven, F. (2013). Unequal Pay for Equal Work: Why Women Still Lag Behind After the 50th Anniversary of the U.S. Equal Pay Act. Compensation & Benefits Review, 45(4), 192-198.

    Morgan, W. B., Walker, S. S., Wang, Y., Aven, F. (2012). Proactive and Committed: Characteristics for Retention, Journal of Organizational Psychology, 12(2), 97-108.

    Stanberry, K., Aven, F. (2012). The ADA and Worker's Compensation: A Symbiotic Relationship. Human Resource Management: International Digest, Vol. 12 (5), 44-46.

  • Work Experience 

    2013- present, Dean, H-E-B School of Business & Administration, University of the Incarnate Word

    2012-2013, Interim Dean, College of Business, University of Houston-Downtown

    2009-2013, Associate Dean, College of Business, University of Houston-Downtown

    2001-2009, Department Chair, Management & Marketing, University of Houston-Downtown

  • Professional Memberships
    2014-present, Board of Governors, CTRC 

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