Center for Academic Excellence Affiliates

Faculty Liaisons, 2014 - 2015

Dr. Betsy Bowen
Professor of English
CAE Liaison to Arts & Humanities

Dr. Laura McSweeney
Associate Professor of Mathematics
CAE Liaison to STEM & Nursing

Dr. Kathy Nantz
Professor and Chair of Economics
CAE Liaison to Social & Behavioral Sciences, Business, and Education

Faculty Leadership Fellows, 2013 - 2014

Dr. Valeria Martinez
Associate Professor of Finance

Dr. Glenn Sauer
Associate Professor of Biology

Dr. Emily Smith
Associate Professor of English Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Studies & Teacher Preparation

Faculty Consultant for Writing

Dr. Cinthia Gannett
Director of Core Writing
Associate Professor, English
(203) 254-4000, ext. 2800

As of Fall 2012, Dr. Cinthia Gannett, Director of Core Writing, is affiliated with the Center for Academic Excellence in a new role as the Faculty Consultant for Writing. In this capacity, she supports a variety of CAE Initiatives which feature writing for learning and communicating across the Core and the disciplines, including special support for faculty interested in developing their scholarly and pedagogical writing. Her work with the CAE includes sponsoring faculty writing retreats and writing circles according to interest, consulting with individual faculty on writing projects, offering speakers and workshops, supporting Core Integration through assignment & course design and evidence-based work on academic (disciplinary-interdisciplinary) writing pedagogies, and support university-wide discussions of writing engagement and support.