Antia Hufft is Dean of the College of Nursing at Texas Woman's University. She received her bachelor of science in nursing from the University of Maryland, Walter Reed Army Institute of Nursing; obtained a master of nursing degree in psychiatric and mental health nursing from Louisiana State University; and earned her Ph.D. in nursing from TWU.
A registered nurse, she served as a professor of nursing and dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences for Valdosta State University since 2004. She also has held academic appointments at Louisiana State University, Indiana University Southeast, William Carey College, Indiana University, Spalding University and Houston Baptist University.
Dr. Hufft is a veteran of the United States Army and is nationally recognized in the nursing profession as a consultant, a speaker at national conferences and as a frequent contributor to nursing publications in forensic nursing and nursing education leadership. She has served her profession as a member of various task forces, committees and boards, such as the Georgia Board of Nursing, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia’s Academic Advisory Committee on Nursing, the Georgia Association of Nursing Deans and Directors, the Journal of Forensic Nursing Editorial Board, the Southern Regional Education Board of the Council on Collegiate Education for Nursing, the Georgia Chapter of the International Association of Forensic Nursing and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.
She has received numerous grants, fellowships, awards and honors. These include receiving a $1.5 million federal grant for a project to deliver health care to the working uninsured, being named one of the TWU Great 100 Alumni on the occasion of TWU’s Centennial and receiving the Forensic Nurse Scholar Award from the International Association of Forensic Nurses.