David Lawrence Ph.D.
Interim Director

David Lawrence is interim director for the Center for Teaching and Learning. David also serves as the administrative leader for Georgia Tech’s Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL), a consortium of 43 research universities seeking to enhance STEM undergraduate education by preparing future faculty for their role as teachers in higher education. Prior to joining the CTL staff in 2011, David was an associate professor of communication at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Ga., and Alma College in Alma, Mich. David earned his Master’s and Ph.D. in communication, with an emphasis in rhetorical theory, from The Ohio State University. His current research interests include philosophy of education and how communication behaviors enhance/inhibit teaching and learning.