Julie Schell

Julie  Schell
Director of OnRamps and Strategic Initiatives, Office of Strategy and Policy
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, College of Education

Phone: +1 512 232 1772
Email: julie.schell@austin.utexas.edu

Julie Schell is Director of OnRamps and Strategic Initiatives at The University of Texas at Austin's (UT-Austin) Office of Strategy and Policy. She is an expert in the design, scaling, and diffusion of strategic educational innovation initiatives.
Her education design practice is infused by several methodologies for driving authentic innovation, including design thinking, human-centered design, and user experience. In 2014, she was identified by Teachers College, Columbia University as an Early Riser in Higher Education for her contributions to the field. She is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at UT-Austin's top ranked College of Education, where she teaches two graduate courses: Technology and Innovation in Higher Education and Problems of College Teaching and Learning. Julie has a doctorate in Higher and Postsecondary Education from Teachers College, Columbia University and an M.S. in Counseling and Educational Psychology. She also completed a four year postdoctoral fellowship in pedagogical innovation at Harvard University in 2013.