Dr. Rob Fink


Dr. Rob Fink, assistant professor of educational studies, earned the Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Baylor University, the Master of Arts in history from Texas Tech University, and the Doctor of Philosophy in history from Texas Tech University. He received his post-graduate teacher certification through Hardin-Simmons University in 2006, and did post-doctoral study through Texas Tech University in the area of curriculum and instruction.

At HSU Fink serves as the secondary specialist. He teaches courses on child and adolescent development, organization and management of the middle grade and secondary classroom, and the professional teacher. Prior to his appointment at HSU, Fink taught at multiple universities throughout West Texas. He also taught for several years at both the middle school and high school levels in the Texas public school system.

Fink is the author of two books and numerous articles, covering a wide range of topics from education in Texas to women’s history, sports, and ghost stories. He serves as co-sponsor of the Kappa Delta Pi International Education Honors Society chapter at HSU.

Degrees Earned

  • Bachelor of Arts, History, Baylor University, 1997
  • Master of Arts, History, Texas Tech University, 1999
  • Doctor of Philosophy, History, Texas Tech University, 2003
  • A Princeton Review Best Western College  
  • Council for Christian Colleges & Universities  
  • Center for Student Opportunity: Promoting a College-Bound Culture  
  • US News Best Colleges  
  • The Chronicle on Higher Education, Great Colleges to Work For: 2014  
  • Military Friendly  
  • Colleges of Distinction  
  • University and College Accountability Network