Dr. Stefanie Baier
Dr. Stefanie Baier is the Director of Instructional Development for Graduate Students and Postdocs at the Graduate School at Michigan State University. In her role she is in charge of Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) preparation and manages teaching professional development of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars.
Her research interests include student success and retention and the impact of diversity, academic, and psychosocial factors on college outcomes. In her evaluation work she has focused on assessment of professional training and support programs (learning communities, student success and mentoring initiatives), and international student success. Stefanie has teaching experience at the K-9, undergraduate, and graduate level.
Stefanie Baier holds an M.A. in Educational Psychology from Eastern Michigan University and a Ph. D. in Educational Psychology from Wayne State University. She also earned a B.A. in Elementary Education and Religious Studies from the Pädagogische Akademie Graz-Eggenberg, Austria.