Christiane Healey

Christiane Healey
Position or Job Title
Senior Faculty Fellow; Senior Lecturer II, Biology
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As a Senior Fellow (2021-24) in the Office of Faculty Development, Dr. Healey works to assess, develop, and expand faculty development programming for non-tenure-track faculty, building on her work. Based on her research as Chancellor's Leadership Fellow (2020-21), Dr. Healey has launched a successful new faculty development series, "Support for Non-Tenure Track Faculty," that has drawn participants from across the campus. UMass Amherst has been recognized as a 2023 Delphi Award finalist for the university's successful work toward supporting non-tenure track. Dr. Healey led the application, with partners from the Provost’s Office and the Faculty Union. Dr. Healey has been integral to the analysis and dissemination of the results of the 2020 COACHE faculty job satisfaction survey across campus. As Chair of the Undergraduate Education Council (Faculty Senate) and the Undergraduate Experience Committee (Department), Dr. Healey leads initiatives to improve the undergraduate experience at UMass Amherst, including advocating for more equitable grading methods and increasing students' sense of belonging. Dr. Healey is a dedicated educator and was awarded the Outstanding Teaching Award in the College of Natural Sciences and the inaugural recipient of the Mahoney Teaching Award at UMass Amherst.