• Director


    Mary Wright is Director of the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology. She is also Past President of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, the U.S. professional association for educational development.

  • Jessica Metzler

    Associate Director of Humanities and Social Sciences


    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.

  • Stacey Lawrence

    Assistant Director for STEM Initiatives


    Stacey Lawrence is Assistant 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.

  • Assistant Director for Assessment and Evaluation


    Marc A. Lo is the Assistant Director for Assessment and Evaluation at the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning.

  • Janet Peters

    Assistant Director of Academic Tutoring


    Janet is responsible for all aspects of the Academic Tutoring Program and co-directs Excellence at Brown. 

  • Assistant Director, Undergraduate Instructional Development


    Christina Smith is the Assistant Director for Undergraduate Instructional Development at the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning. She will be teaching a course on the "Theory and Teaching of Problem Solving" for the Brown Learning Collaborative and working with departments on undergraduate TA training and ongoing professional development.

  • Anne Kerkian

    Assistant Director, English Language Learning


    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.

  • Sara Gramley

    English Language Learning Specialist


    Sara Gramley holds a master's degree in the Teaching of English as a Second Language from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has taught English language courses for international students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Boston University, and Harvard University. Most recently, she taught for Roxbury Preparatory Charter School in Dorchester, MA.

  • Stacy Kastner

    Associate Director, The Writing Center


    Stacy’s work centers on the Writing Fellows program, the Writing Center, the Writing Check, and Excellence at Brown.

  • Assistant Director, The Writing Center

    Dr. Austin Jackson is Assistant Director of The Writing Center and Visiting Assistant Professor in the Creative Nonfiction Writing Program.

  • 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.

  • Administrative Manager


  • Administrative Assistant