Advisory Committee Members and Fellows

The following advisory committee members and fellows for the Tate Grant and Innovation Center at Western Michigan University come from different areas within the University.

Tate center advisory committee

Department of Human Performance and Health Education

Dr. Bob Bensley (Sept. 1, 2015, to Aug. 31, 2018)

Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology          

Dr. Stephanie Burns (Sept. 1, 2015, to Aug. 31, 2018)

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Barbara Frazier   (Sept. 1, 2013, to Aug. 31 2016)

Department of Teaching, Learning and Educational Studies

Dr. Regena Fails Nelson  (Sept. 1, 2013, to Aug. 31 2016)

Department of Special Education and Literacy Studies

Dr. Susan Piazza (Sept. 1, 2013, to Aug. 31 2016)

Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology

Dr. Wanda Hadley (Sept. 1, 2015, to Aug. 31, 2018)

Office of the Vice President for Research

Dr. John Risley (research office representative, ex officio)

Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology

Dr. Jianping Shen (Frostic Endowed Chair, ex officio)

Tate center fellows

  • Dr. Brooks Applegate (Sept. 1, 2013, to Aug. 31, 2016)
  • Dr. James Croteau (Sept. 1, 2013, to Aug. 31, 2016)
  • Dr. Kristal Ehrhardt (Sept. 1, 2013, to Aug. 31, 2016)
  • Dr. Jill Hermann-Wilmarth (Sept. 1, 2013, to Aug. 31, 2016)
  • Dr. Yuanlong Liu (Sept. 1, 2013, to Aug. 31, 2016)
  • Dr. Richard Zinser (Sept. 1, 2013, to Aug. 31, 2016)