Center for Teaching and Learning Team

Leadership



Jen ManeyJen Maney
Interim Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning,

Coordinator, Marquette University Catholic Jesuit Higher Education Cooperative

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Phone: (414) 288-4573

Jennifer Maney is responsible for the bridging of the academic mission with the Catholic Jesuit tradition at Marquette University. She helps support faculty explore their own personal connections with Marquette’s long history and mission and helps develop programming around inclusive classrooms and intercultural engagement across the curriculum.

Prior to her position with the Center for Teaching and Learning, Jennifer directed the Greater Milwaukee Catholic Education Consortium (GMCEC), a collaborative effort between Alverno College, Mount Mary College, Cardinal Stritch University, Marian University and Marquette University, who joined forces to support Catholic education in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.  Prior to that, Jennifer was the Director of Career Development at Carroll University. In addition, Jennifer has experiencing directing a federal grant at the Milwaukee Area Technical College, helping to create the first bi-lingual early childhood credential program in the state of Wisconsin. 

Jennifer has a doctorate in Educational Policy and Leadership with a minor in diversity education, a master’s in counseling, and a bachelor’s degree in journalism. She is also an adjunct faculty member at Mount Mary University where she teaches both undergraduate and graduate students in the area of inclusionary practices in the classroom. She also sits on the education committee for Nativity Jesuit Middle School and is the Vice-Board Chair and Governance Chair at St. Joan Antida High School in Milwaukee. Recent publications include:

  • Who Do you Say You Are: Relationships, Faith and Schools
    Jennifer Maney, Carrie King, Thomas Kiely

Educational Development

Claire DinkelmanClaire Dinkelman
Library Liaison

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Phone: (414) 288-5214

I provide research and instruction support for students and faculty in specific areas. My areas are: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Physical Therapy, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, and Clinical Laboratory Science. I am also the department liaison for online learning. If you have questions about resources (books, journals, databases, etc.) in those areas or have a general question, please feel free to contact me.

 


Writing Center

Rebecca NowacekRebecca Nowacek
Director of Ott Memorial Writing Center

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Phone: (414) 288-3590

Rebecca Nowacek is an associate professor in the Department of English, where she’s been on faculty since 2001. She serves as Director of the Ott Memorial Writing Center and Director of Marquette’s Course Embedded Tutors program; she also serves as the PI of Marquette’s W.R.I.T.E. (Writing and Research Integrative Tutor
Experience) Fellows program, a Mellon-funded undergraduate research initiative.

Her research focuses on transfer of learning and writing in the disciplines. She is the author of  Agents of Integration: Understanding Transfer as a Rhetorical Act (2011), and the co-editor of Citizenship Across the Curriculum (2010) and Literacy, Economy, and Power (2014). Her work has also appeared in College Composition and Communication, College English, and Research in the Teaching of English. Her chapter in Naming What We Know, co-authored with Brad Hughes, received the International Writing Centers Association Outstanding Article award.

Rebecca was the 2012 recipient of Marquette's Robert and Mary Gettel Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence and the 2011 recipient of the College of Arts and Sciences Excellence in Faculty Advising Award.  She was also a 2005-06 Carnegie Scholar with the Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.



Jen FishmannJenn Fishman
Acting Director of Ott Memorial Writing Center

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Phone: (414) 288-3467

Jenn is a teacher and scholar of rhetoric and composition/writing studies. A member of the Marquette faculty since 2011, she is the former Director of the First-Year English Program and co-founder of the Writing Innovation Symposium. She is also a 2018-2019 Faculty Civic Dialogues Fellow.

Jenn's published scholarship includes more than a dozen peer-reviewed articles and book chapters; the Research Exchange Index (REx), which is a scholarly database for writing research (2016); and special issues of CCC Online (2012), Peitho (2015), and Community Literacy Journal (forthcoming, 2018). She is the Principal Investigator of 3 grant-supported research projects and the recipient of the 2006 Richard Braddock Award. Her current projects center longitudinal and undergraduate research as well as community writing.

Over the course of her career, Jenn has contributed extensive national professional leadership. She was elected President of the Coalition of Feminist Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition, and she is the founding Co-Chair of the CCCC Committee on Undergraduate Research. She also serves on the inaugural boards of Literacy in Composition Studies and the Coalition of Community Writing (CCW).  In these roles, as in the classroom and her scholarship, her modus operandi is to make available meaningful opportunities for others, and she looks forward to doing the same through her work in the Ott Memorial Writing Center. 

 

 

Service Learning

Kim Jenson BohatKim Jensen Bohat
Director, Service Learning Program

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Phone: (414) 288-0250

Professionally, Kim has been with the Program since 2001, but she also participated in Service Learning as a service learning student, a student employee, a site contact, and a service learning faculty member.

Kim has a bachelor's degree in Social Work, and master's degree in Education with a concentration Leadership and Policy, both from Marquette. In addition to her role in Service Learning, Kim is a part-time faculty member in the Department of Social and Cultural Sciences, and teaches Introduction to Social Welfare and Justice.

Her current areas of interest include student reflection, faculty development, community-based research, social justice education, service learning as high impact practice, community-university partnership, community-impact assessment, and student leadership development.


Tyanna McLaurinTyanna McLaurin
Assistant Director, Service Learning Program

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Phone: (414) 288-0302

Tyanna graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in African-American Studies from Marquette. While a student at Marquette, Tyanna worked for the YMCA for 5 years in roles ranging from volunteer mentoring to youth program coordination. After graduation, Tyanna served in two AmeriCorps Programs-Public Allies and Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC) working with youth and assisting with community revitalization efforts. She also served two terms as a Health, Water, and Sanitation Volunteer with the U.S. Peace Corps in Ghana, West Africa.

Tyanna brings a wealth of knowledge about the Milwaukee community with a commitment to service.

Her current interests include social justice, diversity and inclusion, and partnerships between urban communities and higher education institutions. She is responsible for developing community partnerships, managing the student leader staff, and assisting faculty in finding mutually beneficial partnerships. Tyanna is excited to work with students and faculty helping them figure out their role in building a better relationship with the urban Milwaukee community through service learning.


Peggy MeadPeggy Mead
Program Assistant

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Phone: (414) 288-5473

Peggy is located within the Service Learning Program, assisting with administrative support there and the Center for Teaching and Learning whenever needed. At the same time, she is the administrative support for the Trinity Fellows Program.

She enjoys planning special events, reflections and interacting with the graduate and undergraduate students. Prior to working at Marquette she was employed at the Milwaukee Art Museum and Very Special Arts of Wisconsin for many years. She holds a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.

Administration

Karina MendozaKarina Mendoza

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Phone: (414) 288-6854