Academic Technology Service Staff

Members of the Team

Mike Gebreselassie
Cox School of Business | 214.768.1498

Jennifer Culver, Ph.D.
Simmons School of Education and Human Development | 214.768.4864

Toni Nolen, M.L.S.
Head of Systems,
SMU Libraries | 214.768.3666

James H. Pan
Perkins School of Theology & Dedman School of Law | 214.768.1820

Levi T. Sterling, M.Ed.
The Guildhall at SMU | 214.768.5131

Tyeson Seale
Meadows School of Arts | 214.768.2548

Faye Walter
Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences | 214.768.1141

Merlin Wilkerson
Lyle School of Engineering | 214.768.8649

Academic Technology Services & Support

  • Provide primary support and consultation for Canvas, Zoom, Qualtrics and other campus eLearning systems and tools
  • Assist with basic instructional design and online course-building
  • Consult on the integration and application of technology toward realizing instructional and research objectives
  • Support discipline-specific technology solutions 
  • Lead small to large-scale technology projects, initiatives and pilot programs
  • Collaborate with faculty, staff and leadership to develop annual, unit-specific technology strategies
  • Survey students and faculty annually to understand and meet technology needs
  • Ensure that SMU IT services are well-aligned with academic objectives and outcomes
  • Inspire and innovate with imaginative and future-forward technology solutions which stimulate teaching and research opportunities

Members of the Team

Cassidy Porter
Course Management & eLearning Systems Manager | 214.768.4382

Jennifer Mayes
Instructional Systems Specialist | 214.768.5286

Meet the Team

Eric Godat, Ph.D.
Research & Data Science Applications Developer (Team Lead) | 214.768.4599

Robert Kalescky, Ph.D.
HPC Applications Scientist, Center for Research Computing (CRC)

John LaGrone, Ph.D.
HPC Applications Scientist, Center for Research Computing (CRC)

Guillermo G. Vasquez
Internet of Things (IoT) Applications Developer

Tue Vu, Ph.D.
AI/ Machine Learning Research Engineer

Meet the Team

Shaunte Allen
Online Learning Experience/Instructional Designer | 214.768.1203

Jennifer Culver, Ph.D.
Online Production Services Manager | 214.768.4864

Jennifer Jordan
Online Multimedia Developer | 214.768.2450

Corey Moran
Online Multimedia Developer | 214.768.2969

Prerna Munoth, M.Ed.
Online Production Services Manager | 214.768.5171

Laura Ohlson
Online Multimedia Developer | 214.768.3029