Center Staff

Peter Felten, Executive Director | 336.278.6609 | pfelten@elon.edu

Peter Felten, Executive Director

Peter Felten is assistant provost for teaching and learning, executive director of the Center for Engaged Learning, and professor of history.  His recent publications include the co-authored books The Undergraduate Experience (Jossey-Bass, 2016), Transforming Students: Fulfilling the Promise of Higher Education (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014), and Engaging Students as Partners in Learning and Teaching (Jossey-Bass, 2014). From 2010-2011, he served as president of the POD Network, and in 2016-2017 he is president of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. He also is a co-editor of the International Journal for Academic Development. Learn more about Peter’s scholarship.

 

Jessie L. Moore, Director | 336.278.5649 | jmoore28@elon.edu

Jessie L. Moore, Associate Director

Jessie L. Moore is director of the Center for Engaged Learning and associate professor of English: Professional Writing & Rhetoric. She leads planning, implementation, and assessment of the Center’s research seminars. As a Seminar Leader for the 2011-2013 Elon Research Seminar on Critical Transitions: Writing and the Question of Transfer, she facilitated multi-institutional research on writing transfer. She is the co-editor of Critical Transitions: Writing and the Question of Transfer (with Chris Anson, The WAC Clearinghouse and University Press of Colorado, 2016) and Understanding Writing Transfer: Implications for Transformative Student Learning in Higher Education (with Randy Bass, Stylus, 2017). In addition to publishing on transfer, her recent scholarship focuses on multi-institutional research and collaborative inquiry, writing residencies for faculty writers, the writing lives of university students, and high-impact pedagogies. She serves as the elected Secretary (2015-2019) for the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) and as U.S. Regional Vice President (2016-2018) for the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning; Jessie previously served on the CCCC Executive Committee (2010-2013). Learn more about Jessie’s scholarship.

 

Sarah Williams, Program Coordinator | 336.278.5106 | swilliams63@elon.edu

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Sarah Williams assists with logistics of the Center’s programs and events. In addition, she supports the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning.