CELT Staff

Donna Qualters, Director, donna.qualters@tufts.edu

Donna works with faculty to create a community of teacher scholars to share best practices to promote student learning. Her areas of interest include assessment, active learning, reflective practice, ethical inquiry, and experiential education. She has published extensively in the field of education including two books on teaching.  She is an Associate Professor of Community Medicine and Public Health, and an Adjunct Professor in Education. (Donna Qualters’ curriculum vitae)



Annie Soisson, Associate Director, annie.soisson@tufts.edu

Annie works with faculty to foster teaching innovation and to facilitate improved learning outcomes for Tufts students. She was raised in southwestern Pennsylvania and has lived, studied and worked in Malawi, France and England. She holds graduate degrees in education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Boston University. Annie and her husband Brad Harrington, Director of the Boston College Center for Work & Family, have three children – Maggie, Hannah, & Dillon.


Roberta Sullivan, Program Administrator, roberta.sullivan@tufts.edu

Roberta maintains the administrative side of CELT, coordinating meetings and serving as the main point of contact for the center. Please feel free to contact her with any general questions. She received her B.A. from Simmons College in Boston and has previous experience working with Fidelity Investments and State Street Bank. Roberta was born and raised in Medford and now resides in Malden. She has raised two daughters and a son with her husband Bill.


Alicia Russell, Associate Director, alicia.russell@tufts.edu

Alicia was previously the Director of Northeastern University’s Educational Technology Center, which she founded in 1998. She has also worked with Harvard Business School and the Arlington Public Schools. Her research focuses on how technology can be used to improve learning at the course, program and college levels; and the investigation of how designing and teaching online can encourage faculty to re-examine their pedagogical assumptions. She holds an Ed.D. from Northeastern University and MA and BA degrees from the University of Kansas.

Edward Morgan, Associate Director, edward.morgan@tufts.edu

Edward Morgan, Ph.D. His top priorities include creating evidence of learning outcomes from courses, degree programs, and learning opportunities to use for teaching and learning improvement.





Angela Ware, Graduate Research Assistant, angela.ware@tufts.edu

Angela is currently pursuing her Masters degree in Mental Health Counseling at Boston College. Angela hopes to work with adolescents and young adults struggling with substance abuse and trauma. She has worked as a guidance counselor assistant in a public high school as well as a clinician assistant in a residential treatment facility for female adolescents. Angela received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Criminology from Stonehill College.


Allison Guenthner, Graduated Research Assistant, allison.guenthner@tufts.edu 

Here at Tufts University, Alli is pursuing a Master’s of Arts in Teaching History and Political Philosophy. As an undergraduate student at Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Alli examined issues of economic inequality, human rights, and social justice. Since graduating Cornell, Alli has served as a teacher for both middle and high school students. She aspires to return to the classroom as a high school social studies teacher upon her commencement from Tufts.


Caroline Veduccio, Graduate Research Assistant, caroline.veduccio@tufts.edu


Caroline is currently pursuing her M.A./Ed.S. in School Psychology at Tufts University. After completion, she hopes to become a School Psychologist, working in a high school. Caroline earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders with minors in Education and Psychology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Later, she became an ABA therapist and a teacher at an inclusive nursery school. She also worked in mental health as a residential counselor in an acute based treatment center for children and adolescence.



Graduate Assistants Andrea (Ani) Levesque, Caroline Veduccio, Angela Ware, Allison (Allie) Guenthner