Sharon Tettegah, Ph.D.

Professor, Teaching & Learning

Sharon Tettegah

sharon.tettegah@unlv.edu

Carlson Education Building (CEB) 340

702-895-1176

Curriculum Vitae


Research Expertise: Intersection of STEM learning, emotions, equity and social justice

Sharon Tettegah is a Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Prior to joining UNLV she was the Program Chair of Digital Environments for Learning, Teaching and Agency in the College of Education, at the University of Illinois, at Urbana Champaign. She maintains her appointment in the Cognitive Neuroscience in Bio-Intelligence at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology. In addition, she is a Research Scientist and affiliate at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA). Dr. Tettegah's research centers on the intersection of STEM learning, Emotions, Equity and Social justice. She was also a Program Director in 2010-2012 at the National Science Foundation where she managed five programs in the Directorates of Education and Human Resources, Computer and Information Science and Engineering and including a NSF cross-cutting program on Science, Engineering, Education for Sustainability (SEES).Dr. Tettegah is the Series Editor for Emotions and Technology: Communication of feeling, for, with and through digital media with Elsevier, Academic Psychology Division. She is also co-editor on 7 of the 8 volumes on Emotions, Technology. The volumes will be released late Fall 2015 and early 2016. The volumes include Digital Games; Behaviors; Design and Learning; Design; Health; Learning; Social Media and Mobile Technology.