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

Contact Gwendolyn

Concetta DiRusso

Concetta DiRusso

George Holmes Professor of Biochemistry and Dual Career Coordinator

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Faculty Development Fellows

Faculty development fellows deliver workshops on various topics, including free speech and academic freedom and safe and civil discourse in learning spaces.

  • 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

Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Fellows

Diversity and inclusion fellows create training and materials to assist colleges and academic units with recruitment, hiring and retention of diverse faculty.

  • Stephanie Bondi

    Assistant Professor of Practice, Educational Administration

  • Chad Brassil

    Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences

  • Nicole Buan

    Associate Professor, Biochemistry

  • Ian Borden

    Associate Professor, Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film

  • Trina Creighton

    Associate Professor, Broadcasting

  • John Geppert

    Director of Assessment, Finance

  • Francisco Munoz-Arriola

    Assistant Professor, Biological Systems Engineering

  • Eric North

    Assistant Professor of Practice, School of Natural Resources

  • Catherine Wilson

    Associate Professor, College of Law

  • Christina Yao

    Assistant Professor, Educational Administration

The call for fellows applications occurs annually in early fall.