Deb serves as the coordinator for the Early Career Teaching Program and teaches in the Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) program. In addition to teaching in higher education for more than 30 years, she also served as the Director of Educational Development at the College of Veterinary Medicine, facilitating several initiatives in teaching and learning including the Program for the Advancement of Classroom Excellence (PACE), CVM's peer assisted coaching program (VetPAC), the CVM Teaching Academy, Seminars on Teaching, and the faculty peer review process. Deb develops and facilitates workshops, retreats, presentations, research, curriculum, and courses for both on-campus departments and educators in various higher educational institutions nationwide. She earned her M.S. and PhD in educational psychology from Utah State University.