Department of Teaching & Learning

Dara Rossi

Dara Rossi

Assistant Clinical Professor



Ph.D., University of North Texas
3101 University Blvd
Suite 345
Dallas, 75205
Box 455
214-768-1737
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Dara Rossi, Ph.D., joined the  faculty of Simmons School of Education and Human Development at Southern Methodist University in 2010.   She earned her Ph.D. from the University of North Texas with a major in Curriculum and Instruction and a minor in Educational Administration. Additionally, she holds a master’s degree in Science Education from the University of Texas at Dallas.  Currently, she teaches undergraduate, graduate and science education courses.

Dr. Rossi is an experienced educator with a strong science background, including K-12 curriculum development and administration. Prior to coming to SMU, she taught undergraduate and graduate courses at the University of North Texas in secondary education and worked as an research assistant for the Learning Forward (formerly the National Staff Development Council).  Her primary research interests concern the interconnectivity of  STEM and and teacher development.