Our Team

Director's Office

Eric Knuth portrait

Eric Knuth, Ph.D.

Director, Professor of STEM Education, Fellow of Elizabeth Shatto Massey Endowed Chair in Education
Christian Bazán portrait

Christian Bazán

Communications Coordinator
Nathalie Beausoleil portrait

Nathalie Beausoleil

Executive Assistant of the STEM Center

Research: Center Faculty

Catherine Riegle-Crumb portrait

Catherine Riegle-Crumb, Ph.D.

Associate Director of Research, Associate Professor of STEM Education
Victor Sampson portrait

Victor Sampson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of STEM Education

Research: Affiliated Faculty

Anthony Petrosino portrait

Anthony Petrosino, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of STEM Education
Flavio Azevedo portrait

Flavio Azevedo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of STEM Education
Tia Madkins portrait

Tia Madkins, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of STEM Education
Sarah Powell portrait

Sarah Powell, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Special Education
Christian Doabler portrait

Christian Doabler, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Special Education
Katherine Muenks portait

Katherine Muenks, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology
Veronica Yan portrait

Veronica Yan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology

Research: Assistants

Karisma Morton portrait

Karisma Morton, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Ryan Gertenbach portrait

Ryan Gertenbach

Graduate Research Assistant
Jennifer Kaszuba portrait

Jennifer Kaszuba

Graduate Assistant
Ingrid Ristroph portrait

Ingrid Ristroph

Graduate Research Assistant


Carol Fletcher portrait

Carol Fletcher, Ph.D.

Deputy Director, Director of Outreach

Dr. Carol Fletcher is the Deputy Director and Director of Outreach for the UT STEM Center. In that capacity, she directs several statewide...

Amy Werst portrait

Amy Werst

Assistant Director of Outreach
Ellie Goldberg portrait

Ellie Goldberg

Teacher Externships Project Manager
John Owen portrait

John Owen

CS Professional Development Specialist

Evaluation Services

Lisa Garbrecht portrait

Lisa Garbrecht, Ph.D.

Director of Evaluation Services

Dr. Garbrecht is an educational psychologist with over 18 years of experience as an external evaluator and researcher on numerous education-...

Jayce Warner portrait

Jayce Warner, Ph.D.

Research Associate
Christina Baze portrait

Christina Baze

Graduate Research Assistant
Ashley Bennett portrait

Ashley Bennett

Graduate Research Assistant
Lawrence Chu portrait

Lawrence Chu

Graduate Research Assistant
Menglu Peng portrait

Menglu Peng

Graduate Research Assistant
Ryan Torbey portrait

Ryan Torbey

Graduate Research Assistant

Business Services

Jeff Early portrait

Jeff Early

Director of Business Services
Karl Hereim portrait

Karl Hereim

Sr. Contracts and Grants Manager
Lisa Gentry portrait

Lisa Gentry

Sponsored Project Support Specialist
Carolina Cardenas portrait

Carolina Cardenas

Professional Development/Event Coordinator
Reagan Francis portrait

Reagan Francis

Travel Support Specialist
Hayden Hendricks portrait

Haydyn Hendricks

Business Support Specialist

IT Services

Garner Vincent portrait

Garner Vincent

Director of IT Services

Garner Vincent is a software engineer specializing in full-stack web development.  He works with his team to develop custom web applications...

Johnathan Peacher portrait

Jonathan Peacher