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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

  • Nielson interviewed about upcoming book release

    Dr. Erik Nielson, associate professor of liberal arts and assistant chair of the Master of Liberal Arts program, is interviewed in The Crime Report along with co-author Dr. Andrea Dennis about their upcoming book, Rap on Trial: Race, Lyrics and Guilt in America.

  • Callaghan named to fundraising 40 under 40 list

    Martha Callaghan, interim vice president for advancement, was named to advancement software company EverTrue's inaugural "40 Under 40" list of most influential fundraisers. 

  • von Rueden published

    Christopher von Rueden, associate professor of leadership studies, published "Niche diversity can explain cross-cultural differences in personality structure," in Nature Human Behaviour.

  • Law Professor serves as ICSID Scholar-in-Residence

    Professor Chiara Giorgetti is spending her sabbatical semester as the newly appointed Scholar-in-Residence at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in Washington, D.C.

  • Alexander Persaud wins best paper in Journal of Economic History

    Alexander Persaud, assistant professor of economics, won the research prize for best paper at the annual Economic History Association conference. The Arthur H. Cole Prize is awarded annually by the Editorial Board of the Journal of Economic History for the best article in the previous year’s volume of the Journal.

  • Thornton #3 in top 100 ethical leadership Twitter accounts

    Linda Fisher Thornton (@leadingincontxt) ranks #3 in the Top 100 accounts on Ethical Leadership on Twitter according to Finster Data. Her book, 7 Lenses: Learning the Principles and Practices of Ethical Leadership (@7lenses), is also on the list at #11.

  • Yvonne Howell, Russian Studies

    Russian literature: Bombs, Bolsheviks, Ballet

  • Tze Loo, History and Global Studies

    History of East Asia; teaching fall courses of HIST 199: Opium Wars, HIST 255 Meiji Japan and a first year seminar titled Collecting the Past. 

  • Maurantonio Awarded

    Nicole Maurantonio was awarded (along with Irina Rogova) the 2019 Engage for Change! Award for Contribution to the Institution for the Race & Racism at the University of Richmond Project.

  • Henry Published

    Brian Henry recently published Above the Sky Beneath the Earth. Translated by Brian, this collection of poems by Aleš Šteger was published through White Pine Press.