Angela Jenks (ajenks at uci dot edu) is a medical anthropologist and Assistant Teaching Professor (LPSOE) in UCI’s Department of Anthropology, where she has designed and led numerous teaching-focused workshops and a graduate seminar on Teaching Anthropology. She is the current Editor-in-Chief of the Teaching and Learning Anthropology Journal and served as the first scholar-in-residence for Cultural Anthropology’s Teaching Tools section in 2016. She is the recipient of multiple teaching awards, including the 2017 TA Professional Development Award from UCI, the 2017 Dean’s Honoree for Excellence in Undergraduate Instruction from the UCI School of Social Sciences, and the 2014 Teacher of the Year Award from the Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges.
Kathryn Cox (kecox at uci dot edu) is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Anthropology and a Senior Pedagogical Fellow with UCI’s Division of Teaching Excellence and Innovation. Katie has completed four quarters of coursework in university pedagogy and has designed and led numerous pedagogical trainings for UCI faculty, TAs, and post-doctoral scholars on topics including active learning, lesson planning, backward course design, diversity & inclusive teaching, grading & assessment, and online learning management.
The Teaching Together Learning Community is supported by the UCI Office of the Provost, the School of Social Sciences, and the Division of Teaching Excellence and Innovation (DTEI).