2017 Keynote Speaker

Carol Hurney

Carol Hurney, Ph.D.

Dr. Carol Hurney is the founding director of the Colby College Center for Teaching & Learning.  In this role, she works with students, faculty, and the administration to enhance the Colby academic culture through programs that encourage fresh perspectives on the teaching and learning endeavors informed by the scholarly literature. During Carol’s 20+ years of college teaching, she has taught introductory courses to Biology majors and non-majors and developed a new core Biology curriculum with inquiry-based labs and authentic writing experiences.  She has published work related to her non-majors’ course and her faculty development experiences.  Carol’s experience integrating active learning strategies and other pedagogies in her teaching and faculty development work offers insights that encourage instructors to explore new pedagogical approaches for their courses.