|Linda C. Hodges, Ph.D.
Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs & Director
Linda C. Hodges, Director of the Faculty Development Center, was Director of the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Teaching and Learning at Princeton University from 2003-2009 before retiring to Maryland. She holds a doctorate in biochemistry from the University of Kentucky and was a faculty member for over 20 years before transitioning into faculty development. Prior to coming to the McGraw Center in 2001 she was the William Rand Kenan, Jr. Professor of Chemistry at Agnes Scott College near Atlanta, Georgia. During her faculty tenure at two different institutions she taught a wide range of courses, participated in faculty governance, and served as department chair. In 1999 she was one of 28 faculty chosen nationally to study and assess new pedagogical approaches as a Carnegie Scholar of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. She has published widely on her work in faculty development, engaged student learning, and effective teaching practices. Her special interests are in pedagogies of engagement and the scholarship of teaching and learning.
Lynn G. Knazik
After supporting the Gender + Women’s Studies Program for nearly eleven years, Lynn decided a change of pace was in order and accepted the position of Administrative Assistant to the Faculty Development Center and Faculty Senate. Experience as a member of the Staff Development Committee and Collective Bargaining Team has given her a solid foundation for supporting these two diverse campus entities.