Dr. Boyd will join the Biggio team in September 2014. Her scholarship of teaching and learning publications focus on course re-design for significant learning, amplifying learner motivation, and Threshold Concepts in teaching and learning. Her educational development expertise includes eLearning, interdisciplinary teaching, leadership development in higher education, and incorporating mobile technologies in teaching. She earned the PhD in 18th-Century British Literature with an emphasis in Cultural Studies from Auburn University in 2002.
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.
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.
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
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.
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.
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.
Betsy joined the Biggio Center in December of 2011. She has 14 years of experience in instructional multimedia design for higher education.
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.
Administrative Support Associate
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.