12 Faculty Selected as 2018-19 TIDE Ambassadors

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The Institute for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development (TEFD) has named 12 winners of the 2018-19 Teaching for Inclusiveness, Diversity and Equity (TIDE) Faculty Fellowship award.

Throughout the program year, participants will explore how they can enhance students’ learning and academic success across cultural, social and learning differences by adopting a strength-based, inclusive and equitable approach to teaching and learning grounded in the value of diversity.

The 2018-19 faculty fellows represent a wide range of disciplines and teaching interests:

Jessica Barr, comparative literature, languages, literatures, and cultures, College of Humanities and Fine Arts

Forrest J. Bowlick, geosciences and environmental conservation, College of Natural Sciences

Kevin D. Goodman, student development/social justice education, College of Education

Lisa Harvey, psychological and brain sciences, College of Natural Sciences

Deborah Keisch, community scholars program, Civic Engagement and Service Learning

Maxine Oland, anthropology, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Magda Oiry, linguistics, College of Humanities and Fine Arts

Tamara Rahhal, psychological and brain sciences, College of Natural Sciences

Caleb Rounds, biology, College of Natural Sciences

Lisa Saunders, economics, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Paula L. Sturdevant Rees, assistant dean for diversity, College of Engineering

Laura Vandenberg, environmental health sciences, School of Public Health and Health Sciences

For more information on the TIDE Ambassadors Faculty Fellowship Program, contact Kirsten Helmer at khelmer@umass.edu.

TEFD supports the professional development of faculty across all career stages and disciplines with a wide range of programs and resources focused on teaching, mentoring, scholarly writing, tenure preparation, leadership, and work/life balance. Contact TEFD at https://www.umass.edu/ctfd/