University of Texas at Austin

Lab Staff

Staff members of the IT Lab (also known as Purpleshirts) are MSIS candidates in the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin. They also make up the TA Pool, which currently supports our undergraduate and graduate classes. Staff/Pool members report to the IT Lab coordinator, Quinn Stewart.

TA Pool

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Misha Coleman

Digital Libraries/Archives
SP 2022

Misha received a B.A. in Hispanic Studies (Linguistics emphasis) from Macalester College, also completing a Histo . . .

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Mia Eltiste

UX Research and Design
SP 2021

Mia moved from Omaha, Nebraska which you’ll notice when she calls soda, ‘pop’ and mentions Warren Buffet lives in her ‘hood. She received a BA in Psychology with a Mathe . . .

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Regis Junearick

UX Research and Design
FA 2020

Regis studied at The University of Southern Mississippi, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. He also gained a minor in English during this time but never willin . . .

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Jordan Longoria

Legal Information Studies, Social Justice Informatics, & UX Research
SP 2021

Originally from Upstate New York but raised in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Texas, Jordan earned her J.D. and her B.B.A. in Management from Texas A&M University. After law schoo . . .

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Chloe Reshetar-Jost

UX Design
SP 2021

Chloe has a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh (yay PA), where she also completed a minor in Studio Arts. She has worked in psy . . .

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Aylin Saribudak

UX Research and Design
SP 2021

Aylin studied Government and English at the University of Texas and became certified to teach through UTeach Liberal Arts. Since then, she has wo . . .

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Beth Sarno

UX Research
SP 2021

Beth graduated with a degree in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Asheville. After college, she Oregon-trailed her way to Portl . . .

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Carl Siegel

Archives and Digital Humanities
SP 2022

Carl graduated from the University of Oklahoma . . .

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Quinn Stewart

IT Lab Coordinator

Quinn Stewart studied Government and Psychology at the University of Texas toward the end of the previous century, and completed his MLIS here as well. While a TA in the IT Lab, . . .

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David Weintraub

UX/HCI, Data Analytics
SP 2022

David was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada . . .

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