Annalisa Teixeira, Ph.D.

Annalisa Teixeira

Position Title

Success Coaching and Learning Strategies

South Hall, Room 103
Office Hours
By appointment

Dr. Teixeira is the staff coordinator of Success Coaching and Learning Strategies, part of Transitional and Enrichment Programs and Services. She has a passion for helping undergraduates and graduate students unlock their full potential to reach their academic, personal, and professional goals. With a background in cognitive learning science, she works to translate research-based learning principles into practical study strategies for students, helping them to be most effective and efficient in their learning at UC Davis.

acc credential, ICFDr. Teixeira is an alumna of UC Davis (Ph.D., Spanish/linguistics, '15), a graduate of UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education's Professional Coaching for Life and Work certificate program ('18), and a certified coach with the International Coaching Federation. She uses a positive-psychology framework that draws upon evidence-based practices in student development such as self-efficacy and self-regulation. 

Campus Service

  • Member, Online Advising Learning Modules Workgroup (2019-)
  • Campus trainer, Student Success Coaching (2018-)
  • Campus trainer, Developing Deeper Advising Relationships (2018-)
  • Founding Co-chair, Student Development and Retention Reading Group (2018-)
  • Founding Co-chair, Integrated Coaching in Advising Community (2017-)
  • Communications Chair, Asian Pacific American Systemwide Alliance (2017-)

Selected Presentations

  • Learning Strategies 101 (Winter 2019 Academic Advising Coffee Talk)
  • Harnessing Curiosity, Failing Forward (2019 Undergraduate Leadership Conference)
  • Qualitative Assessment Practices in Retention: Collecting Direct Evidence of Student Development (2018 UC Davis Retention Spotlight)
  • The Myth of the Learning Style, the Power of the Learning Preference (2018 UC-CSU Learning Support Conference)
  • Let's Go to the Research: Evidence-based Study Skills Seminar Team-taught by Staff/Faculty (poster session, 2017 NASPA Western Regional Conference)
  • Are Students Learning What We’re Teaching? Best Practices for Curriculum Assessment in Student Affairs (2017 UC Davis Stay Day Conference)
  • Auxiliary Support for Students in Online and Hybrid Courses (poster session, 2016 UC Davis Scholarship on Teaching and Learning Conference)

Professional Affiliations

  • NACADA, Academic Coaching Community