Paige Ware

Associate Provost for Faculty Success

Professor Paige Ware became Associate Provost for Faculty Success at Southern Methodist University in July 2020. In this position, she manages faculty recruitment and hiring, assists the Provost in administering faculty tenure and promotion, supports the implementation of strategic initiatives in the Provost Office, organizes general faculty events, provides orientation for new faculty and department chairs, and coordinates faculty honors programs. 

About Professor Ware

Dr. Paige Ware is a Professor in the Department of Teaching & Learning at Southern Methodist University. Prior to earning her doctorate in Education, Language, Literacy, and Culture at the University of California at Berkeley, she was an English as a Second/Foreign Language (ESL) instructor in Germany and Spain.

Her research has been funded by a National Academy of Education/Spencer Post-Doctoral Fellowship, the International Research Foundation for English Language Education (TIRF), the U.S. Department of Education Office of English Language Acquisition, the Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation, and the Ford Scholars program at SMU. Her work examines the use of digital technology for fostering language and literacy growth among adolescents and on the use of technology for promoting intercultural awareness through international and domestic online language and culture partnerships.

At SMU, she has served in the Simmons School of Education and Human Development in a variety of roles: Director of the Doctoral Program,  Chair of the Department of Teaching and Learning, interim Dean, and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. She has also received the SMU Altshuler Distinguished Professor Award  and the University Distinguished Teaching Award.

Contact Information

Physical Address

Southern Methodist University
Perkins Administration Building
6425 Boaz Lane, Suite 217
Dallas, Texas 75205


Mailing Address

Southern Methodist University
Office of the Provost
P.O. Box 750221
Dallas, Texas 75275-0221

Other Contacts

Judy King, Assistant to Associate Provost
(214) 768-2816