CIRTL@TAMU Team

Dr. Karen Butler-Purry
Associate Provost for Graduate & Professional Studies | Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Oversees the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies and serves as CIRTL Co-Institutional Lead.


Dr. Leonard Bright
Assistant Provost for Graduate & Professional Studies | Associate Professor, Bush School of Gov't

Oversees graduate student professional development efforts within Office of Graduate and Professional Studies. Dr. Bright is the CIRTL Co-Institutional Lead and Chair of the CIRTL@TAMU Steering Committee.


Amanda Ray
Professional Development Coordinator

Works for the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies and serves as program coordinator for the CIRTL@TAMU Postdoc programs.

Dr. Debra Fowler
Associate Director, Center For Teaching Excellence

Steering Committee Member representing the Center for Teaching Excellence, chief partner to OGAPS in coordinating CIRTL programs.


Dr. RaSheedah Richardson
Assistant Director, Center for Teaching Excellence

Serves as co-facilitator for the CIRTL Teaching-as-Research Fellowship Program and advises the CIRTL Academy of Future Faculty program.

Dr. Robert Webb
Professor, Physics

Co-lead of the CIRTL@TAMU Steering Committee. Dr. Webb also facilitates the CIRTL Teaching-as-Research Fellows program.

Dr. Mark Zoran
Acting Associate Provost for Graduate and Professional Studies

Steering Committee Member representing College of Science and co-facilitator of STEM LC Course. 

Dr. Eric Riggs
Associate Dean, College of Geosciences

Steering Committee Member representing College of Geoscience and co-facilitator of STEM LC Course. 

Dr. David Reed
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs & Faculty Development, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Steering Committee Member representing College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Dr. Prasad Enjeti
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Engineering

Steering Committee Member representing the College of Engineering.

Dr. George Cunningham
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Education and Human Development

Steering Committee Member representing College of Education and Human Development.

Dr. Cunningham also serves as the Graduate Ombuds Officer in the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies.

Dr. Geriann Alexander
Associate Dean Research Programs, College of Liberal Arts

Steering Committee Member representing College of Liberal Arts.

Dr. Robert Burghardt
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, College of Veterinary Medicine

Steering Committee Member representing College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.