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Bobby Ackerman, Senior Manager Of Data Analytics And IT
Bobby Ackerman
IT Support, Planning and Operations

Bobby Ackerman

Senior Manager of Data Analytics and IT

As Senior Manager of Data Analytics and IT Bobby collaborates with colleagues across the Teaching Center to design, implement, and…

Robin Albright, Senior Instructional Designer
Robin Albright
Online Programs

Robin Albright

Senior Instructional Designer

Robin Albright is an instructional designer in the Next Generation Learning Initiatives unit of the Teaching Center. Her work focuses…

Michael Arenth, Director, Educational Technologies
Michael Arenth
Classroom Services, Educational Software Consulting, Leadership, Learning Space Development, Open Lab

Michael Arenth

Director, Educational Technologies

Michael is the Director of Educational Technologies at the University Center for Teaching and Learning. He contributes to the Center’s…

Erik Arroyo, Director Of Academic Support Services
Erik Arroyo
Academic Digital Media, Leadership, Outreach, Testing Center

Erik Arroyo

Director of Academic Support Services

As the director for Academic Support Services, Erik Arroyo oversees multiple units within the Teaching Center at the University of…

Joseph Ayoob, Teaching Fellow
Joseph Ayoob
Center Associates

Joseph Ayoob

Center Associate

Dr. Ayoob has over a decade of experience directing programs for the mentoring and training of graduate, undergraduate, and high…

Annie Black, Instructional Designer
Annie Black
Online Programs

Annie Black

Center Consultant: Instructional Designer

Annie Black is an instructional designer for the Pitt Online programs where her work focuses on quality assurance, interactive content,…

Joel Brady, Program Coordinator And Teaching Consultant
Joel Brady
Teaching Support

Joel Brady

Program Supervisor

Dr. Joel Brady is a Teaching Consultant and the Program Supervisor for the Graduate Student Teaching Initiative. He works individually…

Michael Bridges, PhD, Interim Director Of The Teaching Center
Michael Bridges
Leadership

Michael Bridges

Interim Executive Director

Dr. Michael (Mike) Bridges is Interim Executive Director of the University Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of…

Stphen Butler, Director Of Online Programs
Stephen Butler
Leadership, Online Programs

Stephen Butler

Director of Online Programs

Stephen Butler, EdD, is the Director of Online Programs for the Pitt Online unit of the University Center for Teaching…

Theresa Casciato, Media Producer
Theresa Casciato
Academic Digital Media

Theresa Casciato

Media Producer

Theresa Casciato, BFA, is a Media Producer/Special Events Technician in the Academic Digital Media Unit of the University Center for…

Jennifer Cooper, Center Consultant: Instructional Designer For Academic Initiatives
Jennifer Cooper
Teaching Support

Jennifer Cooper

Center Consultant: Instructional Designer for Academic Initiatives

My position is a dual role between the Advising and Mentoring Department and the Teaching Center. I will work closely…

Senior Instructional Designer
Lex Drozd
Online Programs

Lex Drozd

Senior Instructional Designer

Lex Drozd is a Senior Instructional Designer for the Pitt Online team  at the University Center for Teaching and Learning,…

Isis Duncan - Instructional Media Technician
Isis Duncan
Classroom Services

Isis Duncan

Learning Space Consultant

Isis Duncan is a Learning Space Consultant for Classroom Services at the University Center for Teaching and Learning. Isis uses…

Temporary Learning Space Technician Kyle Fitch
Kyle Fitch
Classroom Services

Kyle Fitch

Associate Learning Space Consultant

Kyle Fitch is an Associate Learning Space Consultant on the Classroom Services team at the University Center for Teaching and…

Christina Frasher, Teaching Consultant
Christina Frasher
Teaching Support

Christina Frasher

Teaching Consultant

Christina is grateful to return to her alma mater to support faculty in their teaching needs. Pitt is a family…

Dr. Barbara Frey
Barbara Frey
Online Programs

Barbara Frey

Center Consultant: Instructional Designer

Barbara A. Frey, DEd, is a Center Consultant: Instructional Designer with Pitt Online where she provides support to faculty on…

Perry Ganchuk, Media Producer
Perry Ganchuk
Academic Digital Media

Perry Ganchuk

Media Producer

Perry J. Ganchuk is a digital media professional with more than eight years of experience producing digital content. He currently…

Chris Gates, Manager, Communication And Outreach
Chris Gates
Outreach

Chris Gates

Manager, Communication and Outreach

Chris Gates is the manager of Communication and Outreach for the University Center for Teaching and Learning. His team is…

Max Glider, Interim Manager, Classroom Services
Max Glider
Classroom Services

Max Glider

Manager, Classroom Services

Max Glider is the Manager of Classroom Services for the University Center for Teaching and Learning. Max works alongside his…

Aaron Graham, Manager, Open Lab
Aaron Graham
Open Lab

Aaron Graham

Manager, Open Lab

The Teaching Center’s Open Lab serves the growing interest in the Pitt community for academic innovation and exploration of advanced…

John Guinane, Media Producer
John Guinane
Academic Digital Media

John Guinane

Media Producer

After working as a photojournalist in local news for 10 years and working in the independent film scene, John works…

Edward Gyurisin, Manager, Learning Space Development
Edward Gyurisin
Learning Space Development

Edward Gyurisin

Manager, Learning Space Development

A graduate of the Allegheny Technology Institute with a focus on electronic technology, Ed has worked many years as a…

Maria Hahn
Maria Hahn
Educational Software Consulting

Maria Hahn

Educational Software Consultant

Maria is an Educational Software Consultant in the Educational Software Consulting group, helping instructors improve their students’ learning experiences by…

Kerry Harrity, Senior Classroom Engineer
Kerry Harrity
Learning Space Development

Kerry Harrity

Senior Classroom Engineer

Kerry T. Harrity works in the Learning Space Design unit of the University Center for Teaching and Learning. His unit…

Joy Hart
Planning and Operations

Joy Hart

Manager of Strategic Initiatives

As the Manager of Strategic Initiatives, Joy is responsible for managing high-level initiatives, events, and committees, working closely with Teaching…

Will Hinson, Emerging Technology Specialist, Open Lab
Will Hinson
Open Lab

Will Hinson

Emerging Technology Specialist

Will graduated with a BA in History from the University of Pittsburgh in 2007, and has been with the Teaching…

Joe Hogle, Testing Assistant
Joe Hogle
Testing Center

Joe Hogle

Senior Testing Coordinator

Joe works in the University of Pittsburgh Testing Center. Through collaboration with the Disability Resources and Services Center, he arranges…

Allene Scales, Instructional Designer
Allene Hyatt
Online Programs

Allene Hyatt

Instructional Designer

Allene works as an instructional designer for Pitt Online. Pitt Online collaborates with academic leaders and faculty to plan, develop,…

Ophelia Johnston, Payroll Coordinator
Ophelia Johnston
Planning and Operations

Ophelia Johnston

Payroll Coordinator

Ophelia is the Payroll Coordinator at the University Center for Teaching and Learning. She manages all human resource related actions…

Megan Kappel, Instructional Designer
Megan Kappel
Online Programs

Megan Kappel

Instructional Designer

Megan Kappel is an Instructional Designer with Pitt Online, a unit of the University Center for Teaching and Learning in…

Sarah Kildow
Sarah Kildow
Educational Software Consulting

Sarah Kildow

Educational Software Consultant

Sarah works with the Educational Consulting Software team as a consultant. She works with faculty to provide an  hands on…

Soobin Kim, Teaching Fellow
Soobin Kim
Teaching Support

Soobin Kim

Teaching Fellow

Soobin Kim is a Teaching Fellow for the Graduate Student Teaching Initiative. She provides support for teaching assistants and fellows…

Buck Knauer, Assistant Manager, Academic Digital Media
Buck Knauer
Academic Digital Media

Buck Knauer

Assistant Manager, Academic Digital Media

Buck assists in managing the daily operations of the University Event Support team within the Teaching Center’s Academic Digital Media…

Dr. Alan Lesgold, Senior Advisor
Alan Lesgold
Leadership, Online Programs

Alan Lesgold

Senior Advisor

Alan Lesgold is a professor emeritus of education, psychology, and intelligent systems and Renée and Richard Goldman Dean Emeritus (2000-2016)…

Cressida Magaro, Instructional Technology Support Technologist
Cressida Magaro
Educational Software Consulting

Cressida Magaro

Manager, Educational Software Consulting

Cressida is the Manager of the Educational Software Consulting group, helping instructors use software such as Canvas, Top Hat, Panopto…

Sera Mathew
Leadership, Teaching Support

Sera Mathew

Director for Equitable and Inclusive Teaching

Sera Mathew, PhD, is the Director for Equitable and Inclusive Teaching. Sera provides leadership in Pitt's planning, implementation, and evaluation…

Temporary Testing Assistant Lila McNulty
Lila McNulty
Testing Center

Lila McNulty

Testing Assistant

Lila is a Temporary Testing Assistant with the University of Pittsburgh's Testing Center. She was previously employed at Hillman Cancer…

Lizette Munoz Rojas, Teaching Consultant
Lizette Muñoz Rojas
Teaching Support

Lizette Muñoz Rojas

Teaching Consultant

Lizette Muñoz Rojas, PhD, is proud to support the work of Pitt’s faculty as a Teaching and Learning Consultant. Lizette…

Joe Nolfi, Media Producer
Joe Nolfi
Academic Digital Media

Joe Nolfi

Media Producer

Joe Nolfi is one of three Media Producers within the Media Production side of Academic Digital Media in the Teaching…

Nicholas Nolfi, Classroom Services Assistant
Nicholas Nolfi
Classroom Services

Nicholas Nolfi

Center Consultant: Classroom Services Assistant

My name is Nicholas Nolfi, and I am a Classroom Services Assistant with Classroom Services here at the Teaching Center.…

Lindsay Onufer, Program Manager And Teaching Consultant
Lindsay Onufer
Teaching Support

Lindsay Onufer

Senior Teaching and Learning Consultant and Program Manager

As the senior teaching and learning consultant and program manager of the Assessment of Teaching Initiative and a teaching consultant,…

Santa Pastorius
Santa Pastorius
Online Programs

Santa Pastorius

Senior Instructional Designer

Santa Pastorius is an Instructional Designer for Pitt Online, a unit of the University Center for Teaching and Learning. Santa…

Amanda Piccolini - Graphic Designer
Amanda Piccolini
Outreach

Amanda Piccolini

Center Consultant: Graphic Designer

Amanda Piccolini serves as a graphic designer for the University Center for Teaching and Learning. She assists in the design…

David Puccio
Learning Space Development

David Puccio

Senior Classroom Engineer

Office: B31 Alumni Hall Email: puccio@pitt.edu Phone: 412-648-7226

Daryl Putman - Staff Photo
Daryl Putman
Educational Software Consulting

Daryl Putman

Educational Software Support Specialist

Daryl Putman is an Educational Software Support Specialist with the Educational Software Consulting team, which helps people to find and…

John Radzilowicz, Teaching Consultant
John Radzilowicz
Leadership, Teaching Support

John Radzilowicz

Interim Director, Teaching Support

Dr. Radzilowicz promotes faculty teaching excellence at the University by leading a highly trained team of Teaching & Learning Consultants…

Bridget Ridge, Director Of Administration
Bridget Ridge
IT Support, Leadership, Planning and Operations

Bridget Ridge

Director of Administration

Bridget has 18 years of working experience with the University of Pittsburgh, serving in various leadership and financial roles. Before…

John Shaw, Instructional Technology Support Specialist
John Shaw
Online Programs

John Shaw

Instructional Technology Support Specialist

John is an Instructional Technology Support Specialist, and works in the Pitt Online group in the Teaching Center. He is…

Meiyi Song, Teaching Consultant
Meiyi Song
Online Programs

Meiyi Song

Center Consultant: Instructional Designer

In the Teaching Commons, Meiyi Song designs and facilitates faculty workshops, develops interactive learning objects, and guides faculty in curriculum…

Benny Truckenbrod, IT Support
Benny Truckenbrod
IT Support

Benny Truckenbrod

Pitt IT Endpoint Technician

Benny Truckenbrod is a Pitt IT Endpoint Technician. His responsibility is to provide IT support to the Teaching Center. This…

Laura Trybus, Educational Software Support Specialist
Laura Trybus
Educational Software Consulting

Laura Trybus

Educational Software Support Specialist

Laura is an Educational Software Support Specialist in the Educational Software Consulting group, helping instructors use software such as Canvas,…

Sabina E. Vaught, Center Associate
Sabina E. Vaught
Center Associates

Sabina E. Vaught

Center Associate

Sabina Vaught is professor and Director of the Kinloch Commons for Critical Pedagogy and Leadership in the School of Education.…

Mark Vehec (alt)
Mark Vehec
Outreach

Mark Vehec

Web Developer

Mark Vehec is the web developer for the Teaching Center. He works in the Communication and Outreach group where the…

Temporary Testing Assistant Max Vehec
Max Vehec
Testing Center

Max Vehec

Testing Assistant

Max is a Temporary Testing Assistant with the University of Pittsburgh Testing Center. He is a recent graduate of the…

Lisa Votodian, Assistant To The Director, Office Of Measurement & Evaluation Of Teaching
Lisa Votodian
OMET

Lisa Votodian

Survey Assessment Manager

Lisa Votodian is the Survey Assessment Manager for the Office of Measurement and Evaluation of Teaching (OMET) with the University…

Taylor Waits, Graduate Student Assistant For Equity, Inclusion And Pedagogy
Taylor Waits
Teaching Support

Taylor Waits

Graduate Student Assistant for Equity, Inclusion and Pedagogy

Taylor Waits is a PhD student, educator, forthcoming author, DJ, blogger, cofounder of #ChangeRapeCulture, and creative currently pursuing a Doctorate…

Patrick Walsh, Media Producer
Patrick Walsh
Academic Digital Media

Patrick Walsh

Media Producer

Patrick is a Media Producer for the University Center for Teaching and Learning. He is part of a team responsible…

Eric Weaver, Testing Coordinator
Eric Weaver
Testing Center

Eric Weaver

Senior Testing Coordinator

Eric Weaver is a Testing Coordinator at the University of Pittsburgh Testing Center. He coordinates and administers exams for university…

Robert Williams, Media Specialist
Robert Williams
Classroom Services

Robert Williams

Learning Space Consultant

Robert began his career at Pitt working with Classroom Engineers in prepping and installing classroom media equipment. He was then…

Trinity Wise
Trinity Wise
Planning and Operations

Trinity Wise

Purchasing and Financial Assistant

In addition to serving the Interim Executive Director of the Teaching Center, Michael Bridges, Trinity is the first point of…

Laurel Wood, Student Staff Coordinator
Laurel Wood
Classroom Services

Laurel Wood

Student Staff Coordinator

Laurel Wood is a temporary Student Staff Coordinator for Classroom Services at the University Center for Teaching and Learning. Classroom…

Mike Work, Manager, IT Support
Mike Work
IT Support

Mike Work

Manager, IT Support

As Manager of IT Support, Mike is responsible for providing IT support for all units of the University Center for…

J. D. Wright, Teaching Consultant
J. D. Wright
Teaching Support

J. D. Wright

Teaching Consultant

Dr. J. D. Wright earned his PhD in English from Pitt after a decade-long legal career in Pittsburgh; he earned…

Doug Ziegler, Senior Electronics Engineer
Doug Ziegler
Learning Space Development

Doug Ziegler

Senior Classroom Engineer

Office: B28 Alumni Hall Email: dcz@pitt.edu Phone: 412-648-7242

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