Texas Tech University

Cari L. Carter, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Practice, Graduate Program Director & Interdisciplinary Studies
Graduate School

Email: cari.carter@ttu.edu

Phone: 806-834-5726

Dr. Cari L. Carter is an Assistant Professor of Practice in Interdisciplinary Studies for Texas Tech University Graduate School.  Dr. Carter worked in the telecommunications industry for over ten years before joining Texas Tech as a staff member in 2015.  In her staff role, she served as the Scholarship and Fellowship Administrator for the Graduate School and coordinated Graduate School events and conferences including the Three Minute ThesisĀ® Competition, Arts and Humanities Graduate Student Research Conference, and Graduate Student Research Poster Competition.  Dr. Carter earned her B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies, M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Language and Literacy Education, and Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Language, Diversity, and Literacy Studies.  She also holds a Developmental Literacy certificate.  Dr. Carter has been selected to participate in the 2021-2022 President's Leadership Institute at Texas Tech.  Her research interests include new literacies, fanfiction, professional development, and interdisciplinary studies.
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