The University of Texas at Dallas School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Joanna K. Gentsch

Senior Lecturer/Director of Student and Community Engagement

Curriculum Vitae


Email: [email protected]
Phone: 972-883-4179
Office: JO_2.214


Joanna Gentsch is the Director of Student Programming and Community Engagement in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences. She is a Developmental Psychologist and received both her PhD and Master’s Degree from UT Dallas. Dr. Gentsch is a member of the SACS COC Executive Leadership team and has administrative experience at both the school and university level. She recently received a Quantum Leap grant to expand experiential learning opportunities through Community-based learning and the creation of innovative student programming focused on social and academic belonging. Dr. Gentsch also enjoys teaching undergraduates in the school of Behavioral and Brain Sciences and through the Hobson Wildenthal Honors College.