Tamra Gayle

Executive Assistant to the Dean

Tamra Gayle

Simmons School Office of the Dean


MPA, John Jay College of Criminal Justice


3101 University Blvd, Ste.247
Dallas, 75205
Box 382



Tamra Gayle is the Executive Assistant to Dean Stephanie L. Knight in the Simmons School of Education and Human Development. She oversees the Dean’s complex schedule, meetings, Simmons School graduation, Faculty and Staff meetings and ensures the office activities and obligations are carried out smoothly. Prior to SMU, she worked for the Graduate Center, City University of New York, NY.

She earned her B.A. in Criminal Justice and an Master in Public Administration from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City.