Who We Are
Center for Faculty Excellence
Dr. Jörg Waltje is the Executive Director of the Center for Faculty Excellence. He works with faculty and institutional leaders to collaboratively assess needs, develop programming, and evaluate strategies to enhance the knowledge and skills of faculty in achieving their goals related to teaching, scholarship, service, and leadership. He is also a very literary man, a good cook, and a pop music historian.
Coordinator of Teaching, Learning, and Academic Excellence
Jameelah Ra’oof is the Coordinator of Teaching, Learning, and Academic Excellence in the Center for Faculty Excellence at TWU. She enjoys all things technological. Her current fascination is Artificial Intelligence and how it impacts social environments. Jameelah has taught both computer science and sociology courses. She has a Master’s in Management Information Systems and an MS in Sociology. Jameelah is currently working on a PhD in Science, Technology and Society (STS). She enjoys any project-based teaching and learning that utilizes both her areas of study. In her free time Jameelah spends the weekends with her daughters and their pet turtle; usually watching a movie, riding their bikes or reading their favorite books.
Video and Senior Instructional Producer
In 1992 Ivan came to Denton from Hong Kong to continue his college education after a 13-year TV career as a professional camera/lighting/sound operator at Radio Television Hong Kong. In 1997 he graduated with a M.A. from UNT and started with TWU as a media production specialist. Ivan also taught a basic TV production course at UNT as an adjunct faculty from 1997- 2012. He also serves as an Elder in Denton Chinese Church and plays the acoustic guitar in his leisure time.
Marli serves the Center for Faculty Excellence by providing graphic design services for Academic Affairs, as well as, large format printing production for the university. She is a certified graphic designer and business owner. She and her husband reside in Sanger with their three children, two dogs and a cat. She loves to cook, laugh, and, in her not-so-spare time, binge-watch a good show on Netflix.
Angie Fielder is the Administrative Assistant for the Center for Faculty Excellence. She received her B.S. in Psychology from TWU in 2001. Angie and her husband live in Aubrey with their two fur-babies. She is a great cook, loves to travel, read YA fiction, watch movies, and game with her husband and friends for charity.
Student Assistant / Design Intern
Natalie is a student assistant and graphic design intern for the Center for Faculty Excellence. Natalie was born and raised in Texas and resides in Rowlett with her family. She is currently studying graphic design at TWU and also freelances in photography. Natalie loves fashion, art, animals and food, especially spicy foods.
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