Mary Deane Sorcinelli


Mary Deane Sorcinelli is the Inaugural Distinguished Scholar in Residence, Weissman Center for Leadership, Mount Holyoke College, and Senior Scholar, Bay View Alliance for the Reform of STEM Undergraduate Education. She previously served as Associate Provost, and Founding Director of the Center for Teaching & Faculty Development at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She previously served as Associate Provost, Founding Director of the Center for Teaching & Faculty Development (CTFD), and Professor of Educational Policy at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (1988-2014) and as Director, Office of Faculty Development, Indiana University Bloomington (1983-88). She is a well-known researcher in the areas of professional development of faculty across all career stages, mentoring, learner-centered teaching, improvement of teaching and learning in higher education, and the role of teaching centers in fostering 21st century faculty learning. She has directed a number of externally grant-funded projects aimed at promoting educational innovations. In 2006 she was honored with the Bob Pierleoni Spirit of POD Award for outstanding lifetime achievement and leadership in the enhancement of teaching, learning, and faculty development. She also served as President/Executive Board Member of the POD Network, 2000-04, and as Senior Scholar to the American Association for Higher Education.

Author's Books

Faculty Development in the Age of Evidence

Current Practices, Future Imperatives

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Effective Practices for Academic Leaders Archive Series

Effective Practices for Academic Leaders

Developing Faculty for New Roles and Changing Expectations

Volume 1 — Issue 11
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Success After Tenure

Supporting Mid-Career Faculty

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