Teaching Applications of Radical Empathy
Presented by: Dr. Terri Givens
Dr. Terri Givens is a Professor of Political Science at McGill University and the CEO and Founder of the Center for Higher Education Leadership. She has more than 30 years of success in higher education, politics, international affairs, and non-profits. Prof. Givens has held leadership positions as Vice Provost at University of Texas at Austin and Provost of Menlo College (first African American and woman), as well as professorships at University of Texas at Austin and University of Washington. She was the founding director at the Center for European Studies at the University of Texas and led the university’s efforts in Mexico and Latin America as Vice Provost for International Activities. At Menlo College she led faculty and staff in developing programs for first-generation students, updating curriculum and infrastructure for evidence-based assessment.
Her visit is supported by a grant from the Faculty Senate University Lecturers Committee and the President’s Council for Women in Higher Education [PCWHE]. Additional support is provided by Faculty Development, Common Experience, Institutional Inclusive Excellence, the Department of Political Science, and the Center for Diversity and Women’s Studies.