Faculty Affiliates

The CTE Faculty Affiliates Initiative is a way to recognize generous SMU Faculty that want to share their expertise with other SMU Faculty for an academic year.

Spring 2024 CTE Faculty Affiliates

We are happy to announce the Spring 2024 CTE Faculty Affiliates Dr. Bivin Sadler from the Statistic & Data Science Department and Dr. John Potter from the Department of Lifelong Learning: Graduate Liberal Studies and Dispute Resolution.

To register to those workshops, visit https://booking.smu.edu/calendar/cte. Click on the link for a list of previous recipients.

Become a CTE Faculty Affiliate!

Applications for the Fall 2024 Semester are now open. 

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Attend a CTE session led by a CTE Affiliate

Visit our events page to register to any of the sessions led by our CTE Faculty Affiliates.

Bivin Sadler

Dr. Bivin Sadler

Dr. Bivin Sadler earned a PhD in statistics from SMU and finished his degree in 2014 and was hired as part of the faculty at SMU after graduation in the statistics department and the online Master of Science in Data Science (MSDS) program. He became a full-time member of the MSDS faculty in August 2018 and, in addition to consulting projects and teaching, is working on developing new courses in time series and business analytics.

John Potter

Dr. John Potter

John Potter, O.D., M.A. received his Doctor of Optometry from Indiana University, and his Master of Arts in Dispute Resolution from Southern Methodist University. He has mediated more than 3,000 disputes with many of those occurring in the health care field. Dr. Potter has been an active practitioner in dispute resolution and conflict management since 2001.  He has written over 60 peer-reviewed publications and more than 200 editorials, and has been the recipient of the William Ezell Award for scientific writing from the Southern Council of Optometrists.