Staff

Dr. Sherry Field, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Teacher Education, Outreach, and Recruitment

Photo of Sherry FieldDr. Field received a bachelors degree in elementary education from Texas Tech University, an M.Ed. and administrative certication from Stephen F. Austin University and, in 1991, a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from The University of Texas at Austin.

Before entering higher education, she taught public school in Texas in the Longview, Goose Creek and Barbers Hill school districts. Field also taught in Pulaski County, Ark., and was an administrator in the Little Rock, Ark., school district. She was a member of the faculty at the University of Colorado-Denver and the University of Georgia before joining the faculty at The University of Texas at Austin in 2001.

Dr. Field served as editor of Social Studies and the Young Learner from 1996 - 2006, and was chair of the College and University Faculty Association Executive Board of the National Council for the Social Studies, chair of the NCSS Larry Metcalf Distinguished Dissertation Award Committee and president of the Society for the Study of Curriculum History. Field was awarded the Glickman Fellowship at the University of Georgia in 2000.

As Assistant Dean for Teacher Education, Outreach and Recruitment, Dr. Field oversees student recruitment, outreach, assessment and special projects. She is professor emeritus in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.


Antoinette Stanley, MA
Academic Advising Coordinator / Student Success Liaison

Portrait of Antoinette StanleyAs Academic Advising Coordinator in The University of Texas at Austin’s College of Education, Antoinette Stanley Hart serves as a liaison to the College of Education to the Recruitment and Academic Success Office, and the UTeach Urban Teachers Program as well as advises prospective and current students pursing majors in Applied Learning and Development and Kinesiology and Health Education.

Antoinette received a bachelor’s degree from Western Kentucky University with majors in psychology and recreation administration. She continued on at Western to complete a Masters of Public Service and Masters of Arts in Education with a counseling focus.

Prior to working in the College of Education in 2000, Antoinette also worked as an Academic Advisor in McCombs School of Business, Dean of Students and Athletics and received a Certificate of Merit from the National Academic Advising Association for Outstanding Advising in 2008. She has been at the University of Texas since 1989.


Support Staff

Matthew Stearn
Administrative Assistant

Photo of Matthew StearnMatthew began his educational career at the Erie Business Center in Erie, Pennsylvania majoring in Travel and Tourism. He then attended Cuyahoga Community College in Parma, Ohio and received a certi cation in Real Estate. He has had a long career in the Customer Service and Administrative Associate fields over the past 20 years. He has been with the University of Texas at Austin College of Education Office of Student Success and Recruitment for two years and is the administrative associate that handles all recruitment functions for the College of Education. In his spare time he likes to volunteer for different nonprofit groups.


Yesenia Roman
Graduate Assistant

Yesenia Roman holds a Bachelors of Arts in Spanish from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. During her time there, she participated in the Ronald E. McNair Research Scholars Program with a focus on language acquisition and regression, particularly with bilingual children. Yesenia also interned at the University of Barcelona for the Linguistic Services department as an English Language Instructor. After graduating, she joined Teach for America where she taught middle school and high school Spanish. She is a master’s student in the Program in Higher Education Leadership with a concentration in College and University Student Personnel Administration. She currently works as a Graduate Assistant for The Office of Student Success and Recruitment in the College of Education.