Dr. Jaclyn Stewart, Associate Professor of Teaching with UBC Chemistry, and current Deputy Academic Director at the CTLT and the current Director of ISoTL, will take on the role of incoming Associate Dean Academic, effective January 1, 2022. The Associate Dean Academic oversees the Faculty's curriculum process, administering programs such as Science One, First Year Focus, Integrated Science, Combined Major in Science, SCIE 113, Science 101, managing Skylight (the Science Centre for Learning and Teaching), and a range of other crucial curriculum initiatives.
Dr. Stewart teaches a wide range of chemistry and science communication classes, and is a two-time winner of the UBC Killam Teaching Award for Science. She is currently researching the role of emotions in learning from feedback and the role of classroom climate in creating equitable learning environments in first-year science courses and is committed to inclusive teaching and data-informed pedagogical and curricular innovation.
Congratulations Dr. Stewart!