Teaching & Learning

Faculty Peer Mentors


Each college / school (based on faculty size) will have at least one representative in this group of distinguished educators who will serve to provide thought leadership to College / Department peer mentors including best practices and the latest thinking in the area of F2F, Hybrid and online education. As members of the Council of University Faculty Champions, they will collectively promote the growth of “communities of practice” to collaborate in elevating pedagogy, faculty instruction and student learning at USF to national prominence. As liaisons, Champions will also promote broad-based innovations in faculty instructional training for enhanced student success working with College / Department Faculty Mentors in collaboration with the Learning Support Team.


College and Department Peer mentors will work with faculty one-on-one to assist them as needed in the pedagogical design and implementation of their courses, consulting with or referring them to appropriate units of the Learning Support Team. If you interested in connecting with a Faculty Peer Mentor, use the list below to reach out to your unity Faculty Champion below. 

USF Faculty Champions:

Dr. Marie Byrd, College of Education, Sarasota-Manatee campus
Dr. Johnny El-Rady, School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, College of Arts & Sciences
Dr. Grandon Gill, Muma College of Business
Dr. Colin Heydt, School of Humanities, College of Arts & Sciences
Dr. Autar Kaw, College of Engineering
Dr. Pamela Merrill Brekka, College of the Arts
Dr. Sanghoon Park, College of Education
Dr. K. Doreen MacAulay, Muma College of Business
Dr. Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan, College of Arts & Sciences, St. Petersburg campus
Dr. Milton Wendland, School of Social Sciences, College of Arts & Sciences
Dr. Catherine Wilkins, Judy Genshaft Honors College