Dr. Brian Gibson

Senior Associate Dean of Undergraduates

As senior associate dean of undergraduates, Dr. Gibson serves as a key partner to Dean Gorman in guiding the undergraduate experience through both curricular and non-curricular components, with particular emphasis on student life in the residential colleges. Dr. Gibson came to Rice in 1996, after completing his doctoral degree at the University of Texas at Austin. He teaches courses in human physiology, exercise physiology, and preventative medicine for the Department of Kinesiology and is a three time winner of the George R. Brown Awards for teaching. He received the Student Associate Mentor Award in 2009 and the Centennial Star Award in 2012, and he was recognized by the Board of Trustees for dedication and contributions to Rice University in 2018. He and his wife, Alana, served as Resident Associates of Sid Richardson College (1996-2004) and Martel College (2004-2011), and they currently serve as Head Resident Fellows at McMurtry College.

Dr. Gibson oversees the following departments:

Catherine Clack

Associate Dean of Undergraduates and Director of Multicultural Affiars

Ms. Clack oversees the following departments:

Dr. Caroline Quenemoen

Associate Dean of Undergraduates and Director of Inquiry Based Learning

Caroline Quenemoen is Associate Dean of Undergraduates and Director of Inquiry-Based Learning at Rice University. In this role she oversees the Center for Civic Leadership and the university’s new initiative in experiential inquiry and research. Previously, she served at Rice University as Director of Fellowships and Undergraduate Research and as Assistant Professor of Art History. She is co-editor with Roger Ulrich of The Blackwell Companion to Roman Architecture. She earned a Ph.D. in Classical Archaeology from Yale University and graduated summa cum laudewith a B.A. in Classical Archaeology from Dartmouth College.

Dr. Quenemoen oversees the following departments:

Allison Vogt

Associate Dean of Students and Deputy Title IX Coordinator

As associate dean of students and deputy Title IX coordinator, Allison Vogt is responsible for overseeing the Wellbeing and Counseling Center, Student Judicial Programs and Sexual Violence Prevention and Title IX Support, as well as assisting in implementing Title IX processes for the University. Allison is a Licensed Master’s Social Worker. She has been working in the fields of sexual and domestic violence, hate crimes, and human trafficking for the past fifteen years, has provided therapy for the Montrose Center and is the President of the Board of the Harris County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council. She enjoys spending time with her husband, three cats and turtle.

Ms. Vogt oversees the following departments: