Mary Wright is Executive Director of the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning and a Professor of Practice in the Department of Sociology. She is also a former president (2017-18) of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, the U.S. professional association for educational development.
Nicole Williams is the Program Manager for the Science Center. In this role, Nicole manages the undergraduate New Scientist Collective and the Women in Science and Engineering peer-mentoring programs. She has an M.S. in Marine Science from Hawai’i Pacific University and a B.A. in Biology from Wittenberg University.
Associate Director for Undergraduate STEM Development
Christina Smith is the Associate Director for Undergraduate STEM Development at the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning. She teaches a course on the "Theory and Teaching of Problem Solving" for the Brown Learning Collaborative and works with departments on undergraduate TA training and ongoing professional development. Christina also provides leadership for the Brown Catalyst and New Scientist Collective programs.
Assistant Director of Academic Tutoring
Janet is responsible for all aspects of the Academic Tutoring Program and co-directs Excellence at Brown.
Senior Associate Director
Jessica received her Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in English Language and Literature from Cornell University, where her research focused on queer adolescence and narrative structure in the mid-twentieth-century U.S. novel.
Associate Director for STEM Initiatives
Stacey Lawrence is Associate Director for STEM Initiatives at the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning. In this role, Stacey supports all members of Brown's STEM teaching and learning community by contributing to Sheridan Center programs and services.
Associate Director for English Language Support
Anne Kerkian earned her B.A. in English and Theater/Drama from Indiana University, and her M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from SIT Graduate Institute.
Associate Director (Assessment and Evaluation)
Eric Kaldor is Associate Director at the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning with a focus on evidence-based teaching, learning and curriculum. He supports the assessment of student learning by departments and various university units using action-oriented approaches.
Assistant Director, The Writing Center
Dr. Austin Jackson is Assistant Director of The Writing Center and Visiting Assistant Professor in the Nonfiction Writing Program.
English Language Support Specialist
Jen Kim is the English Language Support Specialist at the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning. Most recently, Jen lived abroad in South Korea where she worked as an Assistant Professor of English at Seoul National University of Science and Technology. Prior to that, Jen worked as a Secondary English and English as a Second Language teacher in schools throughout the state of Rhode Island. Jen holds a B.A. in Communication from Rutgers University and an M.Ed in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from Rhode Island College.
HHMI Postdoctoral Research Associate
Kristina is an HHMI Postdoctoral Research Associate in The Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry and the Sheridan Center. Her focus is teaching, developing, and assessing inquiry-based courses in order to provide a more authentic research experience for students.
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Data Science
Dr. Linda Clark holds a joint appointment with the Sheridan Center and the Data Science Initiative at Brown. Dr. Clark will be responsible for developing an introductory Data Science Fluency undergraduate course, a Data Science Fellows course, and supporting the work of faculty integrating data science and data literacy into their classrooms.
Interim Program Manager, The Writing Center
Charlie Carroll is Interim Program Manager of the Writing Center and Visiting Assistant Professor of History. He has worked with both the Writing Center and the Sheridan Center since 2014, where he has served as Writing Associate, Teaching Consultant (and as Head Teaching Consultant for Humanities and Social Sciences from 2018-2019), and Interdisciplinary Fellow in the Humanities.