Texas Tech University

Jessica Spott, M.A.

Director
STEM CORE

Email: jessica.spott@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 834-3163

Jessica Spott completed her first degree from Texas Tech in 2008, in Communication Studies and Spanish. She also completed a Master's Degree in Communication Studies. Jessica joined the STEM Center for Outreach, Research & Education formally in 2015, but has worked with outreach coordination and funded program management, specifically with undergraduate researchers since 2011.

She is responsible for the day to day operations of STEM CORE, and she focuses on outreach initiatives and program development. She is pursuing her PhD in Educational Psychology, and is specifically researching MotherScholars in STEM fields for her dissertation. She is working to continue to publish and get grants for STEM CORE. She is particularly passionate about increasing equity and diversity in STEM fields. 

When she is not working in the office, Jessica is working on her dissertation, playing with her 2 boys, or adventuring around the globe with her husband! She is particularly a fan of podcasts, a long game of dominoes or cards, and never-ending cups of hot chocolate. 

Jessica Spott, Director

Education

  • Planned 2021, Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Psychology, Texas Tech University
  • 2011, Master of Arts in Communication Studies, Texas Tech University
  • 2008, Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies & Spanish, Texas Tech University