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In addition to the leadership provided by our staff and Faculty Fellows, the CTE depends upon the support of the wider Rice community. This support is felt most directly through the work of three campus-wide advisory boards.


UNIVERSITY ADVISORY BOARD

The CTE Advisory Board meets once per academic year and at the discretion of the CTE Executive Director and CTE Faculty Chair.

Chair

Faculty Chair, CTE Fellows

Membership

CTE Fellows (15, 3-year overlapping appointments)

Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and Digital Education

Provost

Vice Provosts (3)

Deans (or their representatives) (10)

 

Associate Dean of Undergraduates

Liaisons from Faculty Senate (≥1)

CTE Executive Director and Associate Directors

Graduate Student Association Appointments (2)

Undergraduate Student Association Appointments (2)


GRADUATE ADVISORY BOARD

We have also organized an advisory board for graduate students that includes a liaison from every department on campus with a PhD program. This group advises the CTE about the unique needs of of graduate students, and serves as a group of ambassadors for the CTE when we promote programming that is tailored to meet those needs.

School of Humanities

Art History
Aja Martin

English
Mallory Pladus

History
TBD

Philosophy
Wan Zhang

Religion
TBD

 

Wiess School of Natural Sciences

Biosciences
Kathryn Smith

Chemistry
Thasneem Banu Frousnoon

Earth Science
Alana Semple

Math
TBD

Physics
TBD

Systems, Synthetic, and Physical Biology
TBD

 

School of Social Sciences

Anthropology
Jessica Bray

Economics
TBD

Political Sciences
Jared Oestman

Psychology
Jackie Gilberto

Sociology
Sharan Mehta

GSA Liaison

Thasneem Banu Frousnoon

School of Architecture

Architecture
TBD 

 

Jones Graduate School of Business

Business
TBD

 

George R. Brown School of Engineering

Applied Physics
Melia Bonomo

Bioengineering
TBD

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Santiago Martinez Legaspi

Civil and Environmental Engineering
John Pederson

Computational and Applied Mathematics
Jonas Actor 

Computer Science
Rebecca Smith

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Joe Young 

Materials Science and NanoEngineering
Lucas Sassi

Mechanical Engineering
Janelle Clark

Statistics
Carly Fagnant

 

Shepherd School of Music

Music
Michael Clark


UNDERGRADUATE ADVISORY BOARD

Last, but not least, we have organized an advisory board of undergraduate students. Like the graduate/postdoc board, this group advises the CTE about the unique needs of of undergraduate students, and serves as a group of ambassadors for the CTE when we promote programming that is tailored to meet those needs.

Maurice Frediere (SA Representative)

Class of 2019
Economics and Political Science

 

Grace Wickerson

Class of 2019
Material Science and Nano Engineering

 

 

 

Daniel Koh

Class of 2020
English and Education

 

Constantine Tzouanas (SA Representative)

Class of 2019
Engineering