College of Education Administration


Dr. Teresa Taber Doughty

Dean, College of Education

Professor, Special Education

Research Interests: Assistive tech, severe disability, ABA, CBI

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Phone #: 817-272-0576

Office: 511a Hammond Hall

Bio: Dr. Teresa Taber Doughty is the dean of the College of Education and is a Professor of Special Education at the University of Texas at Arlington. She received degrees from Auburn University (B.S.) and Georgia State University (M. Ed. and Ph.D.). Her research focuses on examining effective instructional strategies leading to increased community participation for individuals with severe disabilities, assistive technologies, establishing stimulus control, transition planning, and applied behavior analysis. She is the author/co-author of more than 60 publications that appear in professional research journals and is the co-author of two textbooks in special education. She serves on numerous editorial boards, is a team lead for AAQEP, and is the former executive director for the Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities of the Council for Exceptional Children.

Monique Bird

Director of Marketing and Communications

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Phone #: 817-272-7456

Office: 516 Hammond Hall

Dr. Casey Brown

Associate Dean for Academic Programs

Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Research Interests: Crisis leadership, certification policy


Phone #: 817-272-0464

Office: 507 Hammond Hall

Jhonniece Meeks

Communications Specialist

Headshot of University of Texas at Arlington employee Jhonniece Meeks. The background shows a UTA campus sign.


Phone #: 817-272-3677

Office: 517 Hammond Hall

Vicky Morris-Dueer

Director of Data Management and Assessment

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Office: 515 Hammond Hall

Laura Penuel

Assistant to the Dean for Budgets and Finance



Phone #: 817-272-6108

Office: 514 Hammond Hall

Tamra Rains

Coordinator I, Special Programs - Assistant to the Dean



Phone #: 817-272-0576

Office: 511 Hammond Hall

Dr. Daniel Robinson, Research Interests: Learning and technology

Associate Dean of Research

Mind, Brain and Education Endowed Professor

Professor, Learning Science



Phone #: 817-272-0116

Office: 504 Hammond Hall

Bio: Dr. Daniel Robinson is Associate Dean of Research and the K-16 Mind, Brain, and Education Endowed Chair in the College of Education. He previously served as Chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UTA from 2017-2020 and Director of the School of Education at Colorado State University from 2012-2013. As a faculty member, he has taught at Mississippi State University (1993-1997), the University of South Dakota (1997-1998), the University of Louisville (1998-1999), the University of Texas at Austin (1999-2012), and Colorado State University (2012-2015). Dan served as Editor of Educational Psychology Review from 2006-2015 and as Associate Editor of the Journal of Educational Psychology from 2014-2020. He has also served as an editorial board member of nine refereed international journals. Dan has published over 100 articles, books, and book chapters, presented over 100 papers at research conferences, and taught over 100 college courses. His research interests include educational technology innovations that may facilitate learning and team-based approaches to learning. He was a Visiting Fulbright Scholar, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand and was named as one of the most published authors in educational psychology journals from 1991-2002, 2003-2008, and 2009-2014, Contemporary Educational Psychology, 2004, 2010, 2015.

Seth Southerland

Web Software Specialist (ISA/DSA)



Phone #: 817-272-7450

Office: 5 Trimble Hall

Steve Wilson

Director, Academic Resource Planning

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Phone #: 817-272-7028

Office: 518 Hammond Hall