Faculty Associates

Each academic year, the Center for Faculty Excellence accepts applications to fill the three available positions for Faculty Associates.  Faculty Associates partner with the Center for Faculty Excellence to serve as a resource and an active participant with other faculty, staff, administrators, and graduate students to reach the strategic goals of the CFE. Faculty Associates assist the CFE with the design and implementation of professional development. Faculty who participate as Associates with the CFE will receive an academic year stipend of up to $5,000. Stipends are to be disbursed at the end of the academic year, pending review and approval by the Associate Director.

Faculty Associate Program Responsibilities

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Dr. Carrie Hamady, Ed.D.

Carrie Hamady is a registered/licensed dietitian and the Director of the Undergraduate Dietetics Program at BGSU. She worked as a clinical dietitian for the majority of her career in sub-acute rehab and long-term care facilities. She has presented at FNCE, the Ohio NDEP Conference, and the CREATE Conference on innovative teaching practices and was featured in Today’s Dietitian for her use of Twitter in the classroom. She has also presented at the SCAN symposium and is nutrition coach for the Sports Performance Team. She serves as the Vice-Chair for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Nutrition Informatics Committee and is the group leader for the Nutrition Care Process and Research Outcomes (NCPRO) Committee for ANDHII. She serves the Faculty Affiliate on campus for the Presidents United to Solve Hunger (PUSH) initiative. She won the award for best innovation in dietetics education at FNCE, and the Faculty Excellence Award for Community-Based Teaching at BGSU. Carrie completed her doctorate in Leadership Studies at BGSU in 2019. 

Register for Dr. Hamady's Fall Workshops:

Hanasono

Dr. Lisa Hanasono, Ph.D.

  • Position: Associate Professor, School of Media and Communication
  • Email: lisakh@bgsu.edu

Dr. Lisa Hanasono is an associate professor in the Department of Communication at Bowling Green State University (BGSU). Her research interests focus on topics related to diversity, inclusion, and social justice. Specifically, she examines how people communicate and cope with prejudice and discrimination. She also publishes scholarship on communication pedagogy and has been actively involved with the CFE as an Active Learning Classroom (ALC) mentor, Faculty Learning Community facilitator, and presenter at its annual Teaching and Learning Fairs. As a CFE Faculty Associate, as well as a member of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD), BGSU’s IDEAL-N Team and the President’s Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion (PACODI), Dr. Hanasono is dedicated to advancing the careers and professional development of faculty and supporting transformational university initiatives that promote diversity and inclusion.

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Dr. Elizabeth Olson, Ph.D.

  • Position: Assistant Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
  • Email: eholman@bgsu.edu

Dr. Elizabeth Olson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at Bowling Green State University. Her research interests focus on topics related to diversity, inclusion, and social justice. Specifically, she examines the individual- and family-level impacts of social, cultural, and political climates. Dr. Olson has published numerous articles in the area of LGBTQ+ research under her previous surname: Holman.  She has served as the chair for the College of Education and Human Development’s Inclusion and Diversity Committee, and received the College’s Faculty Award for Excellence in Inclusion and Diversity in 2021. Outside of BGSU, she has also served on the National Council on Family Relations’ Inclusion and Diversity Committee, as well as on the board of the Feminism and Family Studies Section and the GLBTSA Leadership Council within this national organization. Dr. Olson is dedicated to advancing faculty members’ understanding of systemic oppression, particularly within the educational systems, and supporting social justice initiatives across campus to create equity in the classroom.  

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Dr. Angela Falter Thomas, Ph.D.

  • Position: Associate Professor, School of Teaching & Learning
  • Email: angthom@bgsu.edu

Dr. Angela Falter Thomas is an associate professor in the School of Teaching & Learning in the College of Education and Human Development at BGSU.  Additionally, she is helping with Ohio’s teacher shortage by serving as the Program Coordinator of BGSU’s Alternative Resident Educator Professional program helping those without traditional teaching degrees get started in the teaching profession.  Prior to coming to BGSU Dr. Thomas spent 20 years as a classroom teacher where she won national awards for her teaching.  She then earned her PhD from the Ohio State University and has been at BGSU since 2009. Angela’s research agenda focuses on improving teacher content knowledge and pedagogy to improve student learning, specifically, in English language arts.  She approaches this through teacher inquiry, teacher professional development and teacher preparation.  Dr. Thomas was selected to be a United States Fulbright Scholar to the Czech Republic and served for the 2018-19 academic year.  She also worked as BGSU’s Faculty in Residence at Keele University spring semester 2022.

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Dr. Lisa Hanasono, Ph.D.

  • Position: Associate Professor, School of Media and Communication
  • Email: lisakh@bgsu.edu

Dr. Lisa Hanasono is an associate professor in the Department of Communication at Bowling Green State University (BGSU). Her research interests focus on topics related to diversity, inclusion, and social justice. Specifically, she examines how people communicate and cope with prejudice and discrimination. She also publishes scholarship on communication pedagogy and has been actively involved with the CFE as an Active Learning Classroom (ALC) mentor, Faculty Learning Community facilitator, and presenter at its annual Teaching and Learning Fairs. As a CFE Faculty Associate, as well as a member of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD), BGSU’s IDEAL-N Team and the President’s Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion (PACODI), Dr. Hanasono is dedicated to advancing the careers and professional development of faculty and supporting transformational university initiatives that promote diversity and inclusion.

Register for Dr. Hanasono's Spring 2022 NCFDD Webinars

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Dr. Allison Goedde, Ed.D.

  • Position: Teaching Professor/Classroom Technology Program Coordinator, School of Teaching and Learning
  • Email: agoedde@bgsu.edu

Dr. Allison Goedde serves as the program coordinator, lecturer, and advisor for the classroom technology master's degree program at Bowling Green State University. She earned her doctorate in Educational Administration and Supervision in 2006 from BGSU with an emphasis on educational administration and professional development with technology. She has been teaching in the BGSU School of Teaching and Learning for the past 8 years. Currently she is advisor for BGSU chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS). Prior to becoming instructor with BGSU, she was associate director of professional development with Northwest Ohio Educational Technology Foundation located at WBGU. In addition, she has been a pioneer in the practices of online teaching and learning for teacher professional development and student engagement since 2004, and has earned Quality Matters rubric training with experiences as a course reviewer. Research interests include the alignment of higher order thinking skills and pedagogical practices with technology.

Register for Dr. Goedde's Spring Workshops:

Active Learning Classroom Part I

Active Learning Classroom Part II

Disruptive Thinking Book Club

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Dr. Jerry Schnepp, Ph.D.

  • Position: Associate Professor, Visual Communication Technology
  • Email: schnepp@bgsu.edu

Dr. Jerry Schnepp is a technologist, designer, and creative problem-solver. He is an Associate Professor of Visual Communication Technology in the College of Technology, Architecture and Applied Engineering at Bowling Green State University. He teaches courses in Interactive Media, Usability, User Experience, and Digital Photography. He was also the founding director of the Collab Lab: a hands-on, creative space for students and faculty to engage in collaborative work. Dr. Schnepp earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science from DePaul University. His research efforts are directed in several areas: STEM Education, Learner Experience Design, Technology for Online Assessment, Interactive Mobile Learning, Innovative Interfaces, and Computerized Sign Language Synthesis. He has developed and evaluated software to help educators be more effective and students to engage in deep learning activities. He regularly collaborates on projects involving cutting-edge technology and new applications. He is the recipient of the 2018 Elliott L Blinn Award for his work supporting undergraduate research and creative work and the 2018 Faculty Excellence Award from the Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering.

Register for Dr. Schnepp's Spring Workshops: 

Integrating Collaborative Learning Experiences

Navigating Academic Honesty Issues

Hamady

Dr. Carrie Hamady, Ed.D.

Carrie Hamady is a registered/licensed dietitian and the Director of the Undergraduate Dietetics Program at BGSU. She worked as a clinical dietitian for the majority of her career in sub-acute rehab and long-term care facilities. She has presented at FNCE, the Ohio NDEP Conference, and the CREATE Conference on innovative teaching practices and was featured in Today’s Dietitian for her use of Twitter in the classroom. She has also presented at the SCAN symposium and is nutrition coach for the Sports Performance Team. She serves as the Vice-Chair for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Nutrition Informatics Committee and is the group leader for the Nutrition Care Process and Research Outcomes (NCPRO) Committee for ANDHII. She serves the Faculty Affiliate on campus for the Presidents United to Solve Hunger (PUSH) initiative. She won the award for best innovation in dietetics education at FNCE, and the Faculty Excellence Award for Community-Based Teaching at BGSU. Carrie completed her doctorate in Leadership Studies at BGSU in 2019. 

Register for Dr. Hamady's Spring Workshops:

Program Evaluation: Learning Outcomes, Currirculum Mapping, and Assessment

Organizing Your Canvas Shell

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Dr. Robyn Miller, Ph.D.

  • Position: Associate Teaching Professor, School of Teaching & Learning
  • Email: robyngm@bgsu.edu

Robyn Miller is a faculty member in the School of Teaching and Learning. She has been a faculty member here at BGSU in 2010. She has been involved in developing many different types of courses both face to face and online during her tenure at BGSU. She has also created several workshops for the CFE in the areas of multimedia development, website development, and gamification. She is also currently the lead faculty in the EDTL 2300 Educational Technology course as well as a faculty member in the Classroom Technology Master's degree major. Robyn holds a BA in Business, MA in Counseling, and Ed.S in Leadership as well as a PH.D in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Educational Technology. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and four children. 

Register for Dr. Miller's Spring Workshops:

Creating Multimedia Presentations for your Classes

Integrating Multimedia Presentations Into Your Class

Disruptive Thinking Book Club

LauraSheets

Laura Sheets, M.S.

  • Position: Assistant Professor, Interim Library Instruction Coordinator, University Libraries
  • Email: sheetsl@bgsu.edu

Laura is an Assistant Professor and the Interim Library Instruction Coordinator in the Library Teaching & Learning Department at Jerome Library. She collaborates with the School of Art, the English Department, and the School of Family and Consumer Sciences to teach information literacy and research skills to BGSU students and supports faculty and graduate research in those areas. Her research interests include applying Instructional Design and Scholarship of Teaching & Learning principles to information literacy instruction. She has published in the Journal of Media Management and College & Research Libraries News and presented at the Illinois Information Literacy Summit, the Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy, and the Tennessee Library Annual Conference. She currently serves as Secretary for the Academic Library Association of Ohio and an alumni mentor for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign iSchool.

Register for Laura Sheet's Spring Workshops:

Creating Accessible Documents & Presentations

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Patrick Lisk, M.Ed.

  • Position: Adjunct Instructor, Information Systems
    Academic Technology Support Manager, Information Technology Services
  • Email: plisk@bgsu.edu

Patrick Lisk has served as an IT Manager at BGSU for eight years and currently teaches Information Systems within the Schmidthorst College of Business. He has presented for the Ohio Inter-University Council, at the TeamDynamix User Conference, and for the Center for Faculty Excellence Teaching and Learning Summit. He holds certifications in IT Service Management, Project Management, and was a member of the BGSU Leadership Academy 2015 cohort. He received a Master's of Education in Learning Design from Bowling Green State University. 

Register for Patrick Lisk's Spring Workshops:

Introduction to Asynchronous Content 

Asynchronous Content Collaborative Workshop

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