Kimberly Van Orman – Instructional Consultant

Kimberly Van Orman’s work at ITLAL focuses on supporting faculty who are interested in increasing student engagement in their classrooms and in the professional development of graduate students and faculty. Her professional interests include student engagement (active learning), Team Based Learning, inclusive teaching practices, the effective use of technology in the classroom, and the assessment of learning. She is also interested in best practices in teaching in STEM and the recruitment and retention of underrepresented students and faculty in traditionally non-diverse disciplines.

She has taught at UAlbany, The College of Saint Rose, Siena College and RPI’s First Year Studies program. She has also worked with younger students, teaching a course on the Philosophy of Mind for several years and serving as an Academic Dean for John’s Hopkins University’s Center for Talented Youth. She was a recipient of the 2008 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award granted by the American Association of Colleges and Universities. She holds a PhD in Philosophy from the University at Albany. She currently serves on the American Philosophical Association’s Committee on the Teaching of Philosophy and is active in the American Association of Philosophy Teachers.

She has taught at UAlbany, The College of Saint Rose, Siena College and RPI’s First Year Studies program. She has also worked with younger students, teaching a course on the Philosophy of Mind for several years and serving as an Academic Dean for John’s Hopkins University’s Center for Talented Youth. She was a recipient of the 2008 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award granted by the American Association of Colleges and Universities. She holds a PhD in Philosophy from the University at Albany. She currently serves on the American Philosophical Association’s Committee on the Teaching of Philosophy and is active in the American Association of Philosophy Teachers.

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kvanorman@albany.edu