CET Team

Brandy Jenner

Assistant Director of Faculty Development

Brandy Jenner

Assistant Director of Faculty Development

Dr. Jenner is a passionate educational developer with experience in educational and professional development, curriculum and learning design, and assessment. Some of her interests include case study teaching, problem-based learning, and graduate student professional development. She has taught courses in education and research methods and been published in education and qualitative methods journals. Prior to joining USC, Dr. Jenner was the Associate Director of Teaching & Learning Excellence at the University of Baltimore. Dr. Jenner was also awarded a postdoctoral fellowship at the US Army War College and is a decorated military educator.

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Rebecca Levison

Assistant Director of Faculty Development

Rebecca Levison

Assistant Director of Faculty Development

Ed.D. Educational Leadership, University of Portland
M. Ed. Adult Education, Seattle University
B. A. Policy Studies, Syracuse University

Rebecca brings two decades of experience in pedagogy and adult education to the Center for Excellence in Teaching. Her research on faculty development focused on Engineering faculty and interdisciplinary partnerships in higher education institutions. In addition to teaching university courses in science education, Rebecca is passionate about ensuring content is accessible to all learners and faculty have the tools and skills they need to be successful.

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Ellen Nagamine

Office Manager

Ellen Nagamine

Office Manager

B.S. Business Administration (Marketing and Economics), Cal State University Los Angeles
B.A. candidate (Graphic Design) – Art Center College of Design

Ellen Nagamine brings a unique skillset to her position as Office Manager of CET. Several years of experience in the entertainment industry (Disney, Warner Brothers, Paramount, and The Araca Group), her skills includes finance, administration, e-commerce, SAP, logistics, operations, analytics, and graphic design. Ellen’s most recent positions were: Finance Manager of The Araca Group, and Presentation Graphics Specialist for the Worldwide Theatrical Marketing Division at Paramount Pictures. As office manager, Ellen manages finance and administration, university awards projects, and supports the CET staff with various department initiatives.

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Ingrid Steiner

Assistant Director of Arts & Humanities Faculty Development

Ingrid Steiner

Assistant Director of Arts & Humanities Faculty Development

M. S. Education: option in Online Teaching and Learning, California State University, East Bay
M. A. Humanities: specialization in Art History, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Certificate of Major in Art History, Randolph-Macon Woman’s College
B. A. Business Economics and German Studies, Randolph-Macon Woman’s College

Working in partnership with faculty and departments on enhancing best practices in pedagogy, Ingrid brings her expertise and passion for teaching and learning to higher educational institutions. Ingrid teaches art history and design history courses at the university level. She is currently a doctoral student in the USC Rossier EdD program, where she explores topics in motivation, relevancy, faculty wellness, and accessibility (abilities).

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Ginger Clark

Director

Ginger Clark

Director

Associate Vice Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs
Professor of Clinical Education, Rossier School of Education
Marriage and Family Therapy Master’s Degree Program

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