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About Timothy Henkel

Dr. Timothy Henkel serves as Director of the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. Prior to joining USFSP, Dr. Henkel was Associate Professor of marine biology and Scholar-in-Residence at the IDEA Center at Valdosta State University in Georgia.

For 20 years, Dr. Henkel has taught at various levels, including undergraduate and graduate courses, both in-person and online. As a post-doctoral scholar at Murray State University, he worked with the FIRST IV project, an NSF-funded research program that provided professional development to post-doctoral researchers. He was part of the team that developed ways to assess the impact of this early career professional development model.  More recently, Dr. Henkel served as a representative for faculty development within the University System of Georgia, working with the USG-Consortium on Teaching and Learning (USG-CTL) and Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP) initiative in Georgia. He led a cross-disciplinary team of faculty to the 2018 AAC&U Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success.  Dr. Henkel has published articles on teaching and learning and professional development as well as numerous articles on marine ecology.

Positions

Present Director of Center for Innovative Teaching & Learning, University of South Florida St. Petersburg CITL
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2016 - 2019 Associate Professor, Valdosta State University
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2016 - 2018 Scholar in Residence, Valdosta State University ‐ IDEA Center
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2011 - 2016 Assistant Professor, Valdosta State University
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2009 - 2011 Lecturer, Murray State University
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2009 - 2011 Postdoctoral Fellow, Murray State University
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2007 - 2007 Lecturer, University of North Carolina at Wilmington ‐ Department of Biology and Marine Biology
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Grants

2015 Textbook Transformation Grant
Affordable Learning Georgia
$15,800
2014 Textbook Transformation Grant
Affordable Learning Georgia
$10,800
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2019 - Present Member, POD Network
2014 - Present University Education, Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council
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Education

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2008 Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Wilmington ‐ Marine Biology
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2001 M.S., University of North Carolina at Wilmington ‐ Marine Biology
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1999 B.S., Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway ‐ Biology, Cook College
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Peer Reviewed Articles (9)

Presentations (3)

Teaching Works (1)