Marketing Professor Earns TLPDC Honors
Rawls College professor, Dr. Debbie Laverie, was recently announced as one of the winners of the Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development Center's (TLPDC) annual faculty spotlight award. In addition to Dr. Laverie, five other Texas Tech faculty members received the honor, including: Amy Boren, agricultural education and communication; Sheima Khatib, chemical engineering; Jon McNaughtan, educational psychology and leadership; Julie Couch, english; and Matt Barnes, NRM.
The awards honor faculty members who have been involved with the center and have used services, programs, workshops, software and more to creatively enhance their classes. These annual awards feature faculty members nominated by the TLPDC staff and highlight special faculty members that the center is honored to work with at Texas Tech. TLPDC recognizes these individuals for their above and beyond efforts to connect with and engage students, and for their service to the TLPDC.
About Dr. Laverie
Debra A. Laverie is the Alumni Professor of Business and the Minnie Stevens Piper Professor, which is awarded for exemplary dedication to teaching. Dr. Laverie joined the marketing faculty in 1995 upon the completion her doctoral program at Arizona State University. Her M.B.A. is from the University of Notre Dame and her undergraduate degree is from Saint Mary's College. She has served Texas Tech as the director of the Teaching, Learning, and Technology Center. In the Rawls College of Business, she has served as the area coordinator of marketing and the senior associate dean. Dr. Laverie's research explores the role of consumption in everyday activities, branding, macro issues in marketing, sports marketing, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Her research has been published in the Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Retailing, Marketing Education Review, Journal of Marketing Education, Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, Journal of Macromarketing, and Journal of Consumer Behavior, as well as others. She has been awarded the Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award, the Academy of Marketing Science Outstanding Teacher Award, and the President's Excellence in Teaching Award, and has been recognized as Texas Tech Integrated Scholar.This supports the efforts outlined in the Rawls College of Business Strategic Plan. Learn more about the LEADER 2020 Strategic Plan and follow our progress on Twitter at #RawlsLeads.