Special Projects Manager, Peer Learning Consultant Program
Michelle Atallah, PhD (she/her) is an Academic Coach and Special Projects Manager at the Center for Teaching and Learning. She is an alumni of the Cancer Biology doctoral program at Stanford and was a member of the Mallick and Engleman labs. Her research focused on mapping out interactions between components of the immune system. Michelle graduated from Yale as a Biology major, and has worked in both basic and clinical research studying cancer, immunology, autoimmune diseases, and rare diseases. Michelle has extensive experience working with students through past roles as a peer counselor at the Yale Career Center, writing tutor at Stanford’s Hume Center, TA for BIO42, and summer counselor for the Stanford Summer Research Program. She is passionate about being a lifelong learner and enjoys studying learning strategies and sharing them with others. As a graduate student at Stanford, Michelle was a member of the inaugural cohort of the Peer Learning Consultant Program and served as Lead Learning Consultant and Peer Academic Coach. She is now a professional Academic Coach and Special Projects Manager where she continues to support student learning through individual coaching and developing novel learning resources and projects.