Biggio Center Staff

Dr. Diane E. Boyd

Dr. Boyd joined the Biggio team in September 2014. She has over 20 years of teaching experience with students and faculty at a range of institutions. 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.



Lindsay DoukopoulosDr. Lindsay Doukopoulos
Assistant Director

Dr. Doukopoulos taught at the college level for ten years before moving to the Biggio Center in Fall 2016. Her research interests include instructional technologies and the use of digital artifacts of learning (badging, eportfolios) to enhance integrated learning and reflective practice for both students and faculty. She specializes in fostering collaboration among diverse disciplines. As a creative writer, she has published in multiple genres and has had plays produced in theaters across the country and internationally. As a SoTL scholar, she has published and presented on leveraging mobile technology to facilitate team- and culture-based learning, gamification, and team-tech projects that facilitate information literacy. As a teacher, she specializes in experiential, active, & team based learning in small and large lecture formats and is committed to inclusive teaching practices and learning through diversity. ​



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.



Amy VaughanAmy Vaughan
Administrator, Academic Programs 

Amy is the financial and HR coordinator for the Biggio Center and serves as hiring manager. Amy administers the Daniel F. Breeden Grant, helps coordinate New Faculty Scholars Retreat, coordinates enrollment of students in the Preparing Future Faculty course, and funding management for the Course (Re)Design program. For over 11 years, she has coordinated the logistical side of Biggio Center’s events, including New Faculty and GTA Orientation. Amy is an Auburn University alumna and holds a B.S. in International Business, minor in Transportation / Logistics.



Marisa RodriguezMarisa Rodriguez
Marketing & Communications Specialist

Marisa joined the Biggio Center in February 2016. She is an alumna of Auburn University and holds a B.A. in Public Relations and Marketing. She manages general Biggio Center communication outlets; manages workflow between Biggio’s diverse units; researches, writes and designs copy for web, collateral pieces, digital media and promotional items; facilitates the publicity, refreshments and data collection for Biggio Center events; and collaborates with other University units and programs on behalf of the Biggio Center.



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.



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 instructional technology expertise for faculty at Auburn University.



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.



JoAnn Grier
Dietary Manager Program Specialist 

JoAnn has served Auburn University for over 18 years. She currently works with Test Scoring Services. She holds an Associate’s Degree in applied science from Lauren B. Wallace Community College.



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.



Breanna Geer
Administrative Support Associate

Breanna studied pre-law at Auburn University, and joined the testing services staff in April 2014. She assists with proctoring and exam administration in the testing center.



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.