Todd J. Cooke (Ph.D., Cornell University, 1979)
Professor of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics; Director of Integrated Life Sciences in the Honors College.
Dr. Cooke's research interests lie in the development and evolution of green plants and in the process of biology student learning. His awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship and a College Teaching Excellence award, plus three Center for Teaching Excellence-Lilly Foundation Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching awards for designing and/or implementing innovative undergraduate courses. Dr. Cooke was named a Life Science Education Fellow of the National Academies for 2009-2010.
B. Booth (Boots) Quimby (Ph.D., Emory University, 1997)
Associate Director of Integrated Life Sciences, Honors College
Dr. Quimby's research interests are related to the interface between nucleocytoplasmic transport and cell cycle regulation and on the effects of reading primary research literature on student learning. Her awards and recognition for teaching include the CMNS Board of Visitors Creative Educator award, the UMD Honors College Outstanding Faculty award and a Center for Teaching Excellence Lilly Fellowship. Dr Quimby was named an American Society of Microbiologists Biology Scholar for 2010-2011.
Zabrina S. Anzyl (Master of Arts, Bowling Green State University, 2009)
Assistant Director for Student Services
Zabrina is a proud Terp alum who earned her BA in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Maryland in 2005. Upon graduation, she entered the federal workforce with the National Security Agency before earning her Master's in College Student Personnel at BGSU. Zabrina sailed to 10 countries on Semester at Sea in 2009, and is always looking for her next passport stamp! She most recently comes from Bucknell University, and is passionate about advising and mentoring students in their individual pursuit of excellence while normalizing self-care.
Hang Le (University of Maryland doctoral candidate)
Hang is a doctoral student in the International Education Policy program in the College of Education. Her current research interests center on the role of international actors in spreading ideas about best educational practices around the world. Hang is especially interested in the rising popularity of global citizenship education, which is a result of her own experience having lived in Vietnam, Canada, South Africa and Ireland. Hang holds a BA in Educational Studies and Political Science from Swarthmore College.
Priya Shukla (University of Maryland, 2019)
Student Office Assistant
Priya Shukla is a physiology and neurobiology major. Priya is an intern at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions Department of Neurology where she works in a neuroimmunology lab. She is also one of the founding members of Phi Delta Epsilon International Medical Fraternity's Maryland Beta chapter. Her plans for after undergrad are to attend medical school and pursue a career as a neurologist.