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Karen Huxtable, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer III

School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

UT Dallas

Karen Huxtable began teaching in 1988 at The Ohio State University, where she earned her master's degree and Ph.D. in Psychology. She earned a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Huxtable has served as associate director of The University of Texas at Dallas Center for Teaching and Learning since its launch in January 2016. She serves as chair of the UT Dallas academic senate's committee on effective teaching, which works to promote teaching excellence across the campus. Moreover, she is a senior lecturer for the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, where she teaches Educational Psychology, Social Psychology, and Social and Personality Development. She has taught over 9,000 students since starting at UT Dallas as a lecturer in 2000. For the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, she served as teaching support coordinator from 2012-2015 and received the Excellence in Teaching Award in 2005 and the Seniors' Choice Award in 2009. In 2013, Huxtable was awarded the UT System Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award.