Terri E. Givens is a political scientist and a consultant to educational technology companies and educational institutions. She was the provost of Menlo College from 2015 to 2018. From the fall of 2003 until the spring of 2015, she was a professor in the Government Department at the University of Texas at Austin where she also served as vice provost for international activities and undergraduate curriculum from 2006 to 2009, director of the Robert S. Strauss Center’s European Union Center of Excellence, and co-director of the Longhorn Scholars Program. She founded and directed the Center for European Studies from 2004 to 2006.