INCLUDE Leadership

The INCLUDE program team is comprised of dedicated faculty and staff from the
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the Neag School of Education,
and the Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (CETL).

The project is led by Department Head and Principal Investigator Maria Chrysochoou, Ph.D.
and the educational research efforts are led by Rachael Gabriel, Ph.D.

To learn more about our program, please email connie.syharat@uconn.edu.

Marisa Chrysochoou, UConn Engineering Professor and Department Head.

Marisa Chrysochoou
Professor, CEE Department Head, Project PI

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Amvrossios C. Bagtzoglou
Professor, Co-PI

Peter C. Diplock
Assistant Vice Provost for Excellence in Teaching & Learning, Co-PI

 

Rachael Gabriel
Associate Professor, Neag School of Education, Co-PI

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Arash Zaghi
Associate Professor, Co-PI

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Connie Syharat
Research Assistant, Project Manager

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Caressa Wakeman
INCLUDE Graduate Assistant

 

I-Team Faculty


2020

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Amvrossios C. Bagtzoglou
Professor

 

Dr. Shinae Jang
Associate Professor in Residence

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Dr. Sarira Motaref
Associate Professor in Residence


2021

Professional Headshot of Professor Christine J. Kirchhoff

 

Dr. Christine Kirchhoff
Associate Professor

Professional headshot of Professor Baikun Li

 

Dr. Baikun Li
Professor

Portrait of Manish Roy

 

Dr. Manish Roy
Associate Professor in Residence


2022

Portrait of Alexander Agrios

 

Dr. Alexander Agrios
Associate Professor

Portrait of Rich Christenson

 

Dr. Richard Christenson
Professor

Portrait of Monika Filipovska

 

Dr. Monika Filipovska
Assistant Professor

Portrait of Mousumi Roy

 

Dr. Mousumi Roy
Assistant Professor in Residence

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Dr. Tim Vadas
Associate Professor

Portrait of Guiling Wang

 

Dr. Guiling Wang
Professor

Portrait of Kay Wille

 

Dr. Kay Wille
Associate Professor


INCLUDE Advisory Board


 

Jamie Barr
Vice President, Langan Engineering

 

Dr. Susan Baum
Director, 2e Center for Research and Professional Development


 

Dr. Daniel Burkey
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education and Diversity

 

Donna Korbel
Director, UConn Center for Students with Disabilities


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Yamila Garcia
Undergraduate Student Representative

 

Angela Lanning
Graduate Student Representative


 

Aaron Picking
Undergraduate Student Representative

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Shawn Smith
Don't dis-my-ability, Neurodiversity Advocate & Consultant


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Dr. Taddarrayl M. Starke
Associate Vice Provost, Institute for Student Success

 

Julia Webb
Neurodiversity Specialist