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The purpose of Faculty Development at the University of Richmond is to support the flourishing of our exceptional faculty in their roles as committed and engaged teachers, scholars, researchers, and creative artists across the University's five schools. Faculty development programs, services, and resources enhance instructional innovation and support scholarly and creative activities that further the University's mission to "sustain a collaborative learning and research community that supports the personal development of its members and the creation of new knowledge." The Provost’s office is particularly interested in supporting faculty development opportunities which promote inclusive pedagogy and creative and scholarly work at every level of the career cycle.

The opportunities to the left highlight some of the faculty development resources. Contact Sandra Joireman, Associate Provost for Faculty, for additional faculty development resources at the University of Richmond.

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Faculty Highlights

  • Roberts interviewed on WRVA

    Dr. Dan Roberts, chair of the liberal arts program and host of A Moment in Time, discusses the coronavirus outbreak in the context of historical plagues in an interview on Richmond’s Morning News with John Reid on Newsradio 1140 WRVA.

  • Calvillo awarded

    Elena Calvillo, Associate Professor of Art History, has received a Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellowship from the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art  for her book project, Rome in Translation: Cultural Brokerage in Sixteenth-century Italy.

  • von Rueden published

    Christopher von Rueden, associate professor of leadership studies, co-authored "From genes to minds to cultures: Evolutionary approaches to leadership" published in The Leadership Quarterly. 

  • Von Platz published

    Jeppe von Platz, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, has published Theories of Distributive Justice: Who Gets What and Why through Routledge.

  • von Rueden published

    Christopher von Rueden, associate professor of leadership studies, co-authored "Mother's social status is associated with child health in a horticulturalist population," published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B.  

  • Leeper awarded NLLD travel stipend

    Angela Leeper, director of the curriculum materials center in Boatwright Memorial Library, was awarded the Young Adult Library Services Association's 2020 National Library Legislative Day Travel Stipend to attend NLLD in Washington, D.C.

  • Small publishes book

    Charlynn Small, licensed clinical psychologist in CAPS, published Treating Black Women with Eating Disorders: A Clinician's Guide (Routledge). 

  • Gunkel awarded

    Dieter Gunkel, assistant professor of historical linguistics in the Department of Classical Studies at the University of Richmond, has received an $18,000 fellowship from the Center for Hellenic Studies.

  • Méndez awarded

    Mariela Méndez, Associate Professor of LALIS and WGSS, has received a Fulbright Scholar Award to support three months in Rio de Janeiro to advance her research on understanding representations of genders and sexualities in Latin American newspapers and magazines.

  • Park published

    Joonsuk Park, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, and UR students Aalok Sathe, Salar Ather, Tuan Mahn Le, and Nathan Perry recently published Automatic Fact-checking of Claims from Wikipedia. Park will present the paper at LREC 2020 in May.