Graduate Students & Postdoctoral Fellows

a group photo of all the CTI Grad Fellows
The 2023-2024 CTI Graduate Teaching Fellows.

The Center for Teaching Innovation offers graduate students a range of grants and awards to support the implementation of innovative and evidence-based teaching methods. In addition, we collaborate with departments and colleges in supporting other related teaching development initiatives.

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CTI Graduate Teaching Fellowship

The CTI graduate teaching fellowship provides graduate students with an opportunity to design and implement teaching programs, events, and resources that foster teaching excellence and innovation. Participants will develop leadership and mentorship skills, reflect on and refine their teaching skills, enhance their communication skills, and foster collaborative, interdisciplinary teaching networks across the university.

Are you interested in finding out more about the CTI Fellows Program? Click here for more information about eligibility and how to apply to be a CTI Fellow.

2023-2024 Fellows

  • Amalia Beary, Food Science
  • Katie Bracken, Chemistry
  • Alix Choinet, Romance Studies
  • Catia Dombaxe, Biomedical Engineering
  • Colby Gekko, Chemistry
  • Ellie Homant, Communication
  • Megan Keller, Microbiology
  • Yi Lu, Developmental Psychology
  • Keith Ou, Animal Science
  • Cara Robertus, Biomedical Engineering
  • Elijah Sheridan, Physics
  • Marissa Gee, Center for Applied Math
  • Kim Webb, Statistics
  • Kristie LeBeau, Development Sociology
  • Augusto Santos Rampasso, Entomology

2022-2023 Fellows

  • Garrett Beeghly, Biomedical Engineering
  • Cora Demler, Genetics, Genomics and Development
  • Mary Jane Dempsey, Romance Studies
  • Marissa Gee, Center for Applied Math
  • Geneva Graef, Animal Science
  • Kim Hochstedler, Statistics
  • Kristie LeBeau, Development Sociology
  • Warrick Ma, Chemistry
  • Anna Malinovskaya, Applied Economics & Management
  • Cheyenne Peltier, Chemistry
  • Augusto Santos Rampasso, Entomology
  • I-An "Amy" Su, Psychology
  • Rink Tacoma-Fogal, Animal Science
  • Alice Wolff, Medieval Studies
  • Brianna Zgurich, Philosophy

2021-2022 Fellows

  • Orchi Anannya, Biomedical & Biological Sciences
  • Garrett Beeghly, Biomedical Engineering
  • Elif Celikors, Psychology
  • Charlotte DeVitre, Geological Sciences
  • Rachael Fieweger, Microbiology
  • Joshua Garcia, Horticulture
  • Kim Hochstedler, Statistics
  • Hannah Hughes, Romance Studies
  • Mengwei Lin, Applied Economics and Management
  • Sol Lisboa, Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Warrick Ma, Chemistry
  • Thuy-Tien Nguyen, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
  • Julia Nolte, Psychology
  • Jeff Pea, Nutrition
  • Cheyenne Peltier, Chemistry
  • Shriya Rangarajan, City and Regional Planning
  • Rink Tacoma-Fogal, Animal Science
  • Bill Watson, Philosophy
  • Samantha Willden, Entomology
  • Emily Wollmuth, Microbiology
  • Brianna Zgurich, Philosophy

Cornelia Ye Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

The Cornelia Ye Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award honors two outstanding teaching assistants who have clearly demonstrated dedication and excellence in their teaching responsibilities.

Early Career Graduate Teaching Cohort Program

The Early Career Graduate Teaching Cohort program offers the selected group of participants an opportunity to participate in a diverse graduate student teaching community, develop their individual teaching skills, and discuss effective and inclusive teaching practices.