The UMass Institute for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development (TEFD) has named 12 winners of the 2019-20 TIDE Ambassadors (Teaching for Inclusiveness, Diversity and Equity) 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 2019-20 faculty fellows represent a wide range of disciplines and teaching interests:
Anna Floch Arcello, writing program, College of Humanities and Fine Arts
Andrea Ayvazian, health promotion and policy, School of Public Health & Health Sciences
Adena Calden, mathematics and statistics, College of Natural Sciences
Molly Christie Gonzalez, music and dance, College of Humanities and Fine Arts
Jonique Childs, student development, College of Education
Adam Dahl, political science, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Marialuisa Di Stefano, teacher education and curriculum studies, College of Education
Xian Du, mechanical and industrial engineering, College of Engineering
Karine Fenelon, biology, College of Natural Sciences
Karen Kurczynski, history of art and architecture, College of Humanities and Fine Arts
Katherine Reeves, biostatistics and epidemiology, School of Public Health and Health Sciences
Neena Thota, Computer Informatics and Computer Sciences
The Institute for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development (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.
For more information on the TIDE Ambassadors Faculty Fellowship Program, please contact Kirsten Helmer at firstname.lastname@example.org.