Honors College Faculty
Associate Director, Energy & Sustainability
Rita Sirrieh is an instructional faculty member in The Honors College. Prior to joining the faculty, Rita served as an Honors Academic Advisor and the Coordinator of the Honors Mentorship Program. Rita is a molecular biochemist who studied the structure and function of receptors involved in neuronal signaling. She teaches Honors Introductory Biology, Cell Biology, and Science Communication. Rita also serves as the Associate Director of the Energy and Sustainability minor. Rita is a graduate of The Honors College at the University of Houston with a bachelor's in Biochemical and Biophysical Sciences. She received her doctorate in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston.