Christina Smith, Ph.D.

Christina Smith, Ph.D.

Assistant Director, Undergraduate Instructional Development

[email protected] 401-863-6787

Christina Smith is the Assistant Director for Undergraduate Instructional 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.

Prior to arriving at Brown, as part of an NSF WIDER initiative she helped to implement an undergraduate Learning Assistant program in engineering. Also through the WIDER initiative, she conducted research on the epistemology, practice, and pedagogical development of graduate teaching assistants across STEM disciplines.

Christina holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Oregon State University and a B.S. also in Chemical Engineering from the University of Utah.