Faculty diversity institute focuses on inclusive teaching

The 2021 Provost's Diversity Institute for Faculty Development will kick off on May 10 with a panel of Pitt faculty members who have been recognized for integrating diversity and inclusion concepts into their course and curriculum.

Featured faculty will discuss “Inclusive Teaching and Why It Matters” and share their experiences supporting diversity in the classroom and the impact of receiving the Provost's Diversity in the Curriculum Award.

Mike Bridges, director of the Teaching Commons, will moderate the panel, and opening remarks will be presented by John Wallace, vice provost for faculty diversity and development, and Cynthia Golden, executive director of the University Center for Teaching and Learning.

The faculty panel includes:

  • Abdesalam Soudi, lecturer in the Department of Linguistics in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

  • Christine Dahlin, associate professor of Biology and Environmental Studies at Pitt-Johnstown

  • Lori Delale-O'Connor, assistant professor in the Center for Urban Education, School of Educatio

  • Zsuzsa Horvath, associate professor in the School of Dental Medicine

The panel discussion is from 1 to 2 p.m. May 10. Register through the University Calendar.

Contact teaching@pitt.edu with any questions.