Faculty Affairs Team

The Faculty Affairs Team provides a supportive and engaging campus climate for Nebraska’s faculty through professional development workshops and leadership training to help create the next generation of university leaders.

Judy Walker

Judy Walker

Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty and Academic Affairs and Aaron Douglass Professor of Mathematics

Contact Judy

Susan Swearer

Susan Swearer

Willa Cather Professor of Educational Psychology and Director of Faculty Development

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Gwen Combs

Gwendolyn Combs

Associate Professor of Management and Director of Faculty Diversity and Inclusion
Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Contact Gwendolyn

Faculty Affairs Fellows

Faculty Affairs fellows deliver workshops on various topics, including free speech and academic freedom, safe and civil discourse in learning spaces, effective use of social media, negotiation skills, leading and teaching with compassion, and preventing workplace bullying.

  • Laurie Lee

    Professor, Broadcasting

  • Kara Viesca

    Associate Professor Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education

  • Rodrigo Franco Cruz

    Associate Professor, School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

  • Ted Hamann

    Professor, Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education

  • Lisa Kort-Butler

    Associate Professor, Sociology

The call for fellows applications occurs annually in early fall.