Plenary Speakers

Facilitated by leaders in the SoTL field, these plenary sessions offer participants at all levels of SoTL experience—from those brand new to SoTL to those who are SoTL leaders at their institutions--an opportunity to increase their SoTL knowledge. 

We are pleased to offer the following plenary sessions for the 2022 virtual SoTL Summit:


  • Sohyun An photo

    SoTL as a Tool to Combat Racism and Promote Social Justice 

    Sohyun An

    Professor of Social Studies Education
    Elementary and Early Childhood Education
    Kennesaw State University

  • S. Raj Chaudhury photo

    From Individual Pathways to Institutional Cultures: SoTL in our Academic Lives

    S. Raj Chaudhury

    Executive Director
    Innovation in Learning Center and USAonline
    Associate Professor of Physics
    University of South Alabama

  • Chris Hakala photo

    Psychological Science: It CAN Inform SoTL 

    Chris Hakala

    Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship
    Professor of Psychology
    Springfield College

  • Joan Middendorf

    Learning Bottlenecks: Gateway to Your SoTL Project  

    Joan Middendorf

    Author, Overcoming Student Learning Bottlenecks: Decoding the Critical Thinking of Your Discipline
    Indiana University Bloomington