Doug Dunston, Professor Emeritus of Humanities, is an educator, coach, facilitator, writer, and conductor with a deep technical and artistic background. Dr. Dunston taught in the multidisciplinary humanities department of New Mexico Tech from 1997–2018.

He is a certified Strategic Doing workshop leader, designs and leads working sessions on a variety of topics concerning higher education and organization development, and is an experienced orchestral conductor, having directed music ensembles in the American Southwest, Austria, and Hungary.