Elaine Zundl is Assistant Dean at Douglass Residential College and Director of the Douglass Project for Rutgers Women in Math, Science, and Engineering. She specializes in designing programs that promote an inclusive climate for women in STEM at Rutgers. Her experience includes serving on projects that recruit and retain women in engineering and computing especially through co-curricular learning interventions like living-learning communities, undergraduate research experiences, and leadership experiences. Her research interests include integrating gender into research methods as a way to improve outcomes and lead to greater diversity in STEM.
Laura Stiltz is Director of Douglass Project Research Programs and Advising for Undergraduate Women in STEM at Rutgers University's Douglass Residential College. She led the committee charged with creating the Douglass Engineering Living-Learning Community and continues to coordinate the program at the Douglass Project. Laura earned her M.Ed. in College Student Affairs Administration from The University of Georgia and her B.S. in Applied Mathematics from The Georgia Institute of Technology. She has been admitted to the PhD program in Higher and Postsecondary Education at New York University and will start in September of 2015 with her research focusing on living-learning programs.
Dr. Helen M. Buettner is a professor of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering and of Biomedical Engineering at Rutgers University. She holds a B.S. from the University of Minnesota and a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, both in chemical engineering. In addition to serving as the faculty advisor for DELLC she is the undergraduate program director in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering. She is especially interested in innovative teaching and learning approaches in engineering.