Christine Ayala

Christine Ayala Christine Ayala is a Texas Tribune fellow focused on newsletter production, previously a reporting fellow. Before joining the Tribune, Christine interned for the Austin American-Statesman features desk and Dallas Morning News public safety desk. She is a journalism senior at the University of Texas at Austin where she reported and edited for The Daily Texan.

Recent Contributions

The Q&A: Bridget R. Scanlon

Bridget Scanlon is a Senior Research Scientist at the Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin.
Bridget Scanlon is a Senior Research Scientist at the Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin.

In this week’s Q&A we interview, Bridget Scanlon, a senior research scientist at the Bureau of Economic Geology at the University of Texas at Austin's Jackson School of Geosciences.

The Q&A: Paul Carrola

Paul Carrola is a professor in the Educational Psychology and Special Services Department at the University of Texas at El Paso.
Paul Carrola is a professor in the Educational Psychology and Special Services Department at the University of Texas at El Paso.

In this week's Q&A, we interview Paul Carrola, an assistant professor in the Educational Psychology and Special Services Department at the University of Texas at El Paso.

The Q&A: Christian Abee

Christian R. Abee is the Director of the Michale E. Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine and Research at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Christian R. Abee is the Director of the Michale E. Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine and Research at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

In this week's Q&A, we interview Christian R. Abee, the director of the Michale E. Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine and Research at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

The Q&A: Mike Gershon

Mike Gershon is attorney with Lloyd Gosselink Law Firm, where he focuses on water litigation.
Mike Gershon is attorney with Lloyd Gosselink Law Firm, where he focuses on water litigation.

In this week's Q&A, we interview Mike Gershon, a partner and water lawyer at Austin-based Lloyd Gosselink.

The Q&A: Shanna Peeples

Shanna Peeples is the 2015 National Teacher of the Year, beating out more than 3 million others in classrooms across the country. She is an English teacher at Palo Duro High School in Amarillo.
Shanna Peeples is the 2015 National Teacher of the Year, beating out more than 3 million others in classrooms across the country. She is an English teacher at Palo Duro High School in Amarillo.

In this week's Q&A, we interview Shanna Peeples, the 2015 National Teacher of the Year. She was named the best out of more than 3 million U.S. teachers. President Obama presented Peeples with the title on April 29.