• Vita

    Professor Massey was raised in an Air Force family and as such had the opportunity to travel widely around the U.S. and abroad. Following graduation from Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas in 1970 he worked for four years in a residential treatment facility as a counselor. After a one year stint with the Texas Department of Human Resources Mr. Massey became director of a drug abuse prevention program for the city of Beeville. He served in that capacity for three years before coming to Coastal Bend College in 1978. He served in the counseling office for several years before transitioning into position as a full time instructor of U.S. History. He has taught a wide variety of courses including U.S. History, World Civilizations, Psychology and Humanities. Professor Massey was the chair of the Social Sciences and Humanities Division for ten years before stepping down from that position.

    Professor Massey’s formal education includes a B.A. in History from Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas in 1970; a M.A. in History from the University of Texas at Austin in 1975; a M.S. in Counseling from Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi in 1981 and a M.A. in Psychology from Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi in 1984. He also completed 18 graduate hours in Humanities from California State University at Dominguez Hills.

    Professor Massey’s interests range from hunting and fishing to collecting and refinishing antique furniture. He is an avid follower of the performing arts and regularly attends symphony, operatic and theater performances in San Antonio.