Leadership

Nadia Kellam

Nadia Kellam

Nadia Kellam
Associate Professor and Associate Director for Research Excellence of The Polytechnic School
Engineering Programs, Engineering Education Systems & Design

Research Interests
Power and privilege on interdisciplinary faculty teams, power as experienced by gender and sexual minority students, narrative research methods, engineering faculty’s transitions to student-centered learning, empathetic teaching, change agency, and makerspaces as spaces of empowerment for students from minoritized groups.

[email protected]
480-727-1917
Polytechnic Campus, PRLTA 330F

Graduate Program Chairs

Samantha Brunhaver

Samantha Brunhaver

Samantha Brunhaver
​Associate Professor and Engineering Education Program Chair
Engineering Programs, Engineering Education Systems & Design

Research Interests
Engineering education and workforce development, academic/professional persistence, career pathways, school-to-work transition, individual and organizational adaptability, culture and equity in engineering workplaces, online education, faculty mentorship and development, project-based learning, mixed-methods and longitudinal research design

[email protected]
480-727-1883
Polytechnic Campus, PRLTA 330H

Deborah Prewitt

Deborah Prewitt

Deborah Prewitt
Associate Teaching Professor
Graphic Information Technology

Areas of expertise:
Front-end web design and development, web usability, information architecture, UX

[email protected]
480-727-1296
Polytechnic Campus, TECH 149

Undergraduate Program Chairs