Staff Profiles
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Anne Papakonstantinou, Ed.D.

Director of Research
Director of Research and Evaluation

Adem Ekmekci, Ph.D.

Director of Mathematics Programs

Carolyn White

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Director of STEM Projects

Yetkin Yildirim, Ph.D.,PE

Director of Curriculum Integration

Robin A. Ward, Ph.D.


Lilly Bonner

Administrative Coordinator

Gloria Briones

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RUSMP/ Manager

Shaina Glass, Ed.D.

Website support
Ashley Landers
Miles Mackenzie
Shirley Zhu

Founding Director
Ronny O. Wells, Jr., Ph.D.

Founding Co-Director
Elizabeth Herbert (deceased)

Founding Co-Director
Joe Dan Austin, Ph.D. (deceased)

RUSMP in Leader​ship

Outside of RUSMP's scope of work and responsibilities, the RUSMP staff also serve in leadership positions in various organizations.