Therese Huston is a faculty development consultant at the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Seattle University. She was awarded a prestigious post-doctoral fellowship with the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition at the University of Pittsburgh. Huston was the founding director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (now the Center for Faculty Development) from 2004-2010 at Seattle University. She is looking to change the conversation about women as decision-makers. Her book, How Women Decide: Whats True, Whats Not, and What Strategies Spark the Best Choices, debunks popular negative stereotypes about women as decision-makers (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016). Shes written for the New York Times and Harvard Business Review, and her first book, Teaching What You Don't Know, was published by Harvard University Press (2012).
Huston received her BA from Carleton College and her MS and PhD in Cognitive Psychology from Carnegie Mellon University. She is also on the Board of Directors of the Professional and Organizational Development network in higher education.