Staff Profiles

The Office of the Academic Director

Nancy Chick

Academic Director of the Taylor Institute
University Chair in Teaching and Learning
Teaching Professor, English Department, Faculty of Arts

Galicia Blackman

Research Assistant, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Research Team

Rachel Braun

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Program Specialist

Andrea Derksen

Office Manager to the Office of the Academic Director of the Taylor Institute

Tiffany Doherty

Research Assistant, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Research Team

Lisa Fedoruk

Ethics & SoTL Research Assistant

Erica Kunimoto

Research Assistant

Kiara Mikita

SoTL Postdoctoral Scholar

Christopher Ostrowski

Research Assistant Program Coordinator

Educational Development Unit (EDU)

Natasha Kenny

Director, Educational Development Unit

Nahum Arguera

NSSE Research Analyst

Kehinde Ariyo

Research Assistant

Haboun Bair

Learning and Instructional Designer

Carol Berenson

Educational Development Consultant

Jaclyn Carter

Research Assistant

Patti Dyjur

Curriculum Development Specialist

Jacqueline Fields

Teaching Scholars Research Assistant

Kyla Jamieson

Research Assistant

Cheryl Jeffs

Educational Development Consultant

Frances Kalu

Curriculum Development Specialist

Patrick Kelly

Manager, Learning and Instructional Design

Marlene Mansell

Administrative Coordinator

Juan Melendez

Research Assistant and Learning Spaces Steward

Isadora Mok-Kulakova

Online Learning Environment Lead

Robin Mueller

Educational Development Consultant

Calvin Ng

Learning Technology Coach

D'Arcy Norman

Manager, Learning Technologies

Animwaa Obeng-Akrofi

Research Assistant and Learning Technologies Coaches Program Evaluations Specialist

Ykje Piera

Online Learning Environment Specialist

Brian Pshyk

Learning Technologies and Environment Operations Technician

Kevin Saito

Technology Developer

Kate Sales

Research Assistant

Jessica Snow

Communications and Marketing Lead

Mike Thorn

Communications and Marketing Research Assistant

Laurent Wall

Research Assistant

Ashley Weleschuk

STEP Research Assistant

Grace Whitehead

Program Coordinator

Leanne Wu

Technology Integration Specialist

Sandy Yimbo

Research Assistant and Learning Spaces Steward

Lin Yu

Learning and Instructional Designer

The College of Discovery, Creativity, and Innovation (CDCI)

James (Jay) Cross

Director of the College of Discovery, Creativity, and Innovation

Quinn Ceplis

CDCI Research Assistant

Lisa King (Clough)

CDCI Program Manager

Michael Do

CDCI Research Assistant

Tania Losev

CDCI Research Assistant

Raegan Penkoff

CDCI Administrative Coordinator

Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning Organizational Chart

Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning Organizational Chart