Samantha S. Gizerian
Dr. Samantha S. Gizerian is the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education in the College of Veterinary Medicine and an Associate Professor in the Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience at Washington State University, as well as the academic advisor for more than 200 Neuroscience students per year. She received her BS in Biology from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and her PhD in Neurobiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research interests include developmental neuroscience, program assessment, STEM pedagogy, and building diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM fields. She was the recipient of the NACADA Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award in 2016, is a member of the NACADA Journal Editorial Board, and previously served as Chair of the NACADA Faculty Advising Community.