Biggio Center Staff

Dr. S. Raj Chaudhury
Associate Director

Dr. Chaudhury joined the Biggio Center as Associate Director in February 2009. His interests  are in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and the application of advanced learning technologies in the teaching of science. He founded and directs the Auburn Indian Music Ensemble. He holds a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Email: szc0024@auburn.edu – Website: link

 

Dr. Stacey Nickson
Assistant Director 

Dr. Nickson joined the Biggio Center in 2008. She holds a B.S. from the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs, an M.S. in Educational Administration and a Doctorate of Education from the University of Southern California (USC).

Email: snickson@auburn.edu

 

Dr. Gisela Buschle-Diller
Faculty Fellow Associate Director 

Dr. Buschle-Diller is a professor in the Department of Polymer and Fiber Engineering. She has the Faculty Associate Director of the Biggio Center since Spring 2009. She received her PhD in Textile Chemistry and Fiber Science from the University of Stuttgart in Germany.

Email: buschgi@auburn.edu – Website: link

 

Dr. Bill Buskist
Faculty Fellow 

Dr. Buskist is a professor of Psychology at Auburn University. He coordinates the New Faculty Teaching Scholars and Instructional Feedback programs at the Biggio Center. He also helps coordinate the King Saud Teaching Institute in the summer.

Email: buskiwf@auburn.edu

 

Ernestine Morris-Stinson
Testing Center Coordinator 

Ernestine joined the Testing Services staff in 1994. She is the testing center coordinator. She holds a B.S. degree from Western Governors University in Marketing Management.

Email: morrier@auburn.edu

 

Amy Vaughan
Administrator, Academic Programs 

Amy has been with the Biggio Center since April of 2005.  She holds a B.S. degree from Auburn University in International Business.

Email: vaughar@auburn.edu

 

Betsy Gilbertson
Instructional Designer 

Betsy joined the Biggio Center in December of 2011. She has 14 years of experience in instructional multimedia design for higher education.

Email: bmg0017@auburn.edu

 

Paul Springfield
Instructional Technology Specialist 

Paul joined the Biggio Center team in September 2012 and brings with him design and systems knowledge and experience. He provides technology support to faculty at Auburn University.

Email: pts0003@auburn.edu

 

Leah Mathison
Administrative Support Associate

Email: ltm0010@auburn.edu

 

Quanza Hand
Administrative Support Associate  

Quanza joined the Biggio Center staff in 2003. She has a B.S. in Finance from Auburn University Montgomery and an M.B.A. from Western Governors University. She was born and raised in Auburn.

Email: handqua@auburn.edu

 

JoAnn Grier
Dietary Manager Program Specialist 

Jo Ann has served the Distance Learning Program for more than 16 years at Auburn University. She works with the Dietary Manager Program. She holds an Associate’s Degree in applied science from Lauren B Wallace Community College.

Email: grierjo@auburn.edu

 

Roland DeWitt
Media Specialist 

Roland joined the Biggio center in May of 2012. He is a video/audio enthusiast and translates the Biggio Center happenings to a digital platform.  He works as a Videographer and technologist doing many multimedia projects throughout the Biggio Center.

Email: roland@auburn.edu

 

Earnestine “EJ” Jones
Administrative Assistant 

EJ has been doing administrative work since 2008 and has been with the Biggio Center since February of 2012. She sits at the front of the Foy Hall office and is primarily responsible for testing services for the Biggio Center, including exam administration and proctoring.

Email: ezj0005@auburn.edu

 

Chenzi Wang
PFF Graduate Coordinator

Chenzi is the PFF Graduate Coordinator, funded by the Graduate School. She joined the Biggio Center as Graduate Research Assistant in Winter 2010. Chenzi is a doctoral student in the Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership and Technology at Auburn with an interest in Higher Education.

Email: czw0017@auburn.edu

 

Dr. Emad Mansour
Graduate Assistant 

Emad joined the Biggio Center in Fall 2011. He is a doctoral student in the Higher Education program of the Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership and Technology in the College of Education at Auburn.

Email: eam0028@auburn.edu

 

Lindsey Zanchettin
Graduate Assistant 

Lindsey joined the Biggio Center in May of 2012. She assists with the GTA Fellows Program and writes content for the Biggio Center’s social media outlets. She is a doctoral student in the Department of English at Auburn.

Email: laz0002@auburn.edu

 

Shankharupa Chaudhuri
Graduate Assistant 

Shankharupa joined the Biggio Center in Spring 2013. She assists with testing services. She is a doctoral student in the Educational Psychology program through the Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership and Technology at Auburn.

Email: szc0063@tigermail.auburn.edu

 

Dr. James Groccia
Former Director

Dr. Groccia is a former President of the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD Network). In Fall 2011, Dr. Groccia served as a Fulbright Scholar in Estonia at the University of Tartu. Dr. Groccia was the founding director of the Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning.
 
Email: groccje@auburn.edu