Workshops & Training

Professor Kathy Rider listening to students in class

The Public Life Project is committed to supporting strong undergraduate instruction, together with the Center for Educational Innovation and the Career Readiness Initiative. In addition to the established opportunities below, consider talking with our RA's, Ruthvin Gardiner ( and Mathew Krelitz (, about your experiences teaching politicized content or working with civic readiness to integrate your subject area knowledge into our teaching options.

Teaching fellows programs and training

Graduate student workshops

Graduate students, reach out to The Public Life Project RA Ruthvin Gardiner ( for an informal interview about your experiences teaching polarized topics. In addition to the workshop options above, you can also participate in CEI's Preparing Future Faculty Program.

Training and experiences

Attend on-campus events and explore the issues.

Diversity of Views & Experience Fellowship (DOVE)

Diversity of View & Experience Fellowship (DOVE) | The Graduate School

Preparing Future Faculty Program

Preparing Future Faculty Program | Center for Educational Innovation

GRAD8101 Syllabus Spring 2019.pdf

Teaching with Access and Inclusion Series

This series offers an exploration of critical frameworks and practical strategies towards creating more equitable educational experiences for all. Topics include Disability on Campus, Approaches to Access, Centering Access & Inclusion, and Unraveling Academic Ableism. Thursdays, February 2, 16, and March 2, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Teaching with Access and Inclusion Program | Center for Educational Innovation