Kella Thornton

Instructional Specialist

I serve as an instructional specialist with the CAPS Instructional Design Team. In this role, I collaborate with faculty to design innovative teaching experiences and the purposeful integration of educational technology. I also facilitate timely and relevant faculty development opportunities, such as workshops, conversations about teaching and learning, and the Online Instructor Training course. I […]

Dorris Scott

Dorris Scott

Academic Director of Data Studies

I lead the School of Continuing & Professional Studies (CAPS) academic division in Data Studies, developing new programming and courses related to GIS and data analytics. In addition, I work with students to support their pathway in career advancement and I love being able to forge meaningful and lasting relationships.

Amanda Mueller

Amanda Mueller

Coordinator for Academic Programs

I manage course listings for the School of Continuing & Professional Studies (CAPS) and coordinate course publications annually and by semester. I’m also the point of contact for CAPS instructors regarding classroom needs and student evaluations. I assist those interested in auditing evening courses as well; if you are interested in joining a class, please […]

Lindsay Meador

Lindsay Meador

Accreditation & Senior Program Manager

I partner with School of Continuing & Professional Studies (CAPS) faculty and staff to guide evidence-based pedagogies, particularly those emphasizing the use of educational technology. I help faculty integrate universal design for learning (UDL) and inclusive pedagogies into their course design active learning techniques into the online learning environment, lead CAPS assessment activities, serve as […]

Joe Cruz

Joe Cruz

Academic Director of Management & Organizational Change

I lead the School of Continuing & Professional Studies (CAPS) academic division for Management and Organizational Change by developing new programming and supporting students in their career advancement. I love that my role leads to meaningful interactions with students and community partners. The chance to build collaborations across divisions in CAPS, the broader Washington University […]

Kilinyaa Cothran

Kilinyaa Cothran

Interim Associate Dean for Academics, Interim Director Prison Education Project (PEP), Academic Director Health Programs, Professional & Community Education

As the Interim Dean of Academics and Academic Director for Healthcare Programs at CAPS,  my primary responsibility is to ensure a quality academic experience for all of our students. In partnership with faculty, staff and industry partners, I oversee the development of academic and professional, market-aligned programs that create opportunities to re-imagine what, and how, […]