Keynote Speaker

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    Sarah Bunnell, Ph.D.

    Associate Director and STEM Specialist for the Center for Teaching and Learning, Amherst College

    Sarah L. Bunnell is the Associate Director and STEM Specialist for the Amherst College Center for Teaching and Learning. In this work, she supports individual, departmental, and institutional teaching and learning initiatives and efforts, including co-leading the Amherst College Pedagogical Partners Program. Sarah is also a driving force behind the Being Human in STEM Initiative (HSTEM), a national model for partnering with students to humanize higher education (Bunnell, Lyster, & Jaswal, 2023; Routledge). She is Past-President of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL). In 2022, she was awarded the ISSOTL Distinguished Service Award and the Amherst College 1821 Collaboration Award. Prior to joining Amherst, she was an Associate Professor of Psychology and Great Lakes Colleges Association Teagle Pedagogy Fellow at Ohio Wesleyan University. She received her Ph.D. in Developmental and Cognitive Psychology with a minor in Quantitative Methods from the University of Kansas.