Amanda Irvin, PhD
Associate Director of Faculty Teaching Initiatives and Programs
Amanda Irvin, PhD, is the Associate Director of Faculty Teaching Initiatives and Programs at the Columbia University (New York, NY) Center for Teaching and Learning. She earned her doctorate from Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, TX) in American Literature, and her discipline-specific research focuses on nineteenth-century American women’s writing. In her faculty development role at Columbia, she develops and facilitates professional development programs for faculty, postdoctoral, adjunct, and other instructors at Columbia. Many of these programs employ Team-Based Learning practices, while others are dedicated to supporting faculty in their intentional adoption, creation, and facilitation of Team-Based Learning across the university system. Amanda committed to improving collaborative teaching and learning in our local, national, and international communities.