TLL Staff

Meet the TLL staff!   Biographical information can be found on each of our pages. If you aren't sure who can best help with your project or inquiry, please request a consultation or send an email to:


Melissa Barnett, Ph.D.

Associate Director for Assessment & Evaluation


Lori Breslow, Ph.D.

Founding Director Emeritus,
Senior Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management

Lori Breslow

Leann Dobranski

Assistant Director

Leann Dobranski

Rudolph (Rudy) Mitchell, Ed.D.

Associate Director for Assessment & Evaluation

Rudy Mitchell

Daniel Nocivelli

Administrative Assistant


Janet Rankin, Ph.D.

Interim Director

 Janet Rankin

Darshita (Dipa) Shah, Ph.D.

Associate Director for Teaching and Learning

 Dipa Shah

Taz, D.O.G.

Department Mascot owned by Janet Rankin

Elizabeth Reed