Robin L. Capt, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Curriculum and Instruction
Office: Kilgore Research Center, Room 105
Dr. Robin Capt joined the Graduate School in December 2009 as Associate Dean and continues to teach education courses in the College of Education and Social Sciences. She received a B.S. in education from the University of Texas at Austin in 1987 and has a Texas Life Teaching Certificate in secondary mathematics and physical science. She earned her M.Ed. in educational administration from Texas State University in 1999 and a Ph.D. in higher education from Texas Tech University in 2008.
Teaching and Related Service
Dr. Capt teaches educational professional development foundation courses and educational psychology.
The enterprise to excel as a scholar, researcher and professor is at the heart of Dr. Capt’s personal and professional goals. WTAMU provides her the wonderful opportunity to teach courses, conduct research, collaborate with faculty members, publish, and serve the surrounding community.
Research and Creative Activity
Dr. Capt is a co-recipient of the combined Institute for Community College Development (ICCD) at Cornell and State University of New York (SUNY) grant to conduct research on community colleges where the findings have been presented at local, state and national conferences including the Southwest Educational Research Association (SERA), the Council for the Study of Community Colleges (CSCC) and the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE).
Dr. Capt’s research interest includes the study of faculty teaching and student learning, developmental education, culturally responsive teaching, service learning, and preparing pre-service teachers. Her ambition is to contribute to the educational research that links student learning and faculty instruction to increased student success in higher education.
Dr. Capt’s greatest happiness includes her husband, Mike and three children, Liz, Emily and Bill. She and her family enjoy international travel and active opportunities to spend time together. The Capt’s enjoy water sports, winter sports, and are highly competitive at board, card, and electronic games.