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Ra'sheedah Richardson, Ph.D.

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sheedah@tamu.edu | 979.845.0793

Office Location: 200G YMCA


Ra'sheedah Richardson, Ph.D. has demonstrated a commitment to preparing future collegiate faculty. She is the Instructional Consultant for Graduate Student Professional Development in Teaching. Her diverse teaching experience has helped her to develop a pedagogical approach that allows her to relate to and engage learners of various demographic backgrounds and intellectual experiences.

She coordinates several graduate student programs such as the Teaching Assistant Institute (TAI) and the Graduate Teaching Consultant (GTC) Program. Dr. Richardson is advisor to the Academy for Future Faculty (AFF) and a campus representative for the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL). Dr. Richardson is devoted to the development of a national faculty committed to advancing effective teaching practices in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.


Research Focus:

  • Preparation of Future Faculty/Graduate Student Professional Development in Teaching
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics(STEM) Education
  • Mentor-mentee Relationships
  • Design of Learning Environments in Higher Education

Areas of Expertise:

  • ENG/SCEN/GEOS 677-STEM Teaching Professional Development
  • Inquiry Learning
  • Graduate Student Mentoring
  • Future Faculty Development and Teaching Assistant Training
  • Classroom Observation and Feedback
  • Informal Learning Environments
  • Individual Development Plan
  • Active Learning and Student Engagement
  • Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL Liaison)