Center for Teaching and Learning

EBT leaders & coaches


2020-2021 Leaders


Kimberlee Gillis-Bridges, Department of EnglishKimberlee Gillis-Bridges
Kimberlee is a teaching professor in the Department of English. Since the mid-1990s, she has used educational technologies to facilitate evidence-based practice. Her film, literature, and writing courses, feature multiple active learning techniques, including small-group discussion, polling, peer review, and peer instruction.


José Guzmán
José is an assistant teaching professor at the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, where he teaches marine biology and physiology courses. His current interest focuses on specific strategies that promote flexibility, accessibility, cultural diversity, and higher-order thinking in undergraduate courses.


2020-2021 Coaches


Ann Culligan, UW Department of PsychologyAnn Culligan
Ann is an associate teaching professor in the Department of Psychology.  She utilizes active learning techniques, including group collaborations, peer-review, small group discussions, and problem-based learning to engage students in courses from the introductory to senior level.  She is enthusiastic about discussing pedagogy with colleagues and exploring new ways to reach more students.


Jennifer Hoffman, Assistant Professor, UW College of EducationJennifer Hoffman
Jennifer is an associate  professor in the College of Education, where she teaches courses on qualitative methods and intercollegiate athletics within higher education.  Her current evidence-based teaching interests focus on active learning tools that connect assessment to course objectives that are more inclusive and learner-centered.


Tabitha KirklandTabitha Kirkland
Tabitha is an associate teaching professor in the Department of Psychology. She teaches a wide range of classes from introductory lectures to senior seminars. Her classes are student-centered and focus on building community and engagement through a variety of active learning strategies.


Ben Marwick
Ben is an associate professor of Archaeology in the Department of Anthropology.  He uses evidence-based approaches to teaching, especially active learning methods.  Ben is interested in teaching students to do reproducible research, and exploring doing science openly and transparently with students using open source tools.


Connor Mayo-WilsonConnor Mayo-Wilson
Conor is an associate professor in the Department of Philosophy, where he teaches courses in symbolic logic, epistemology, and philosophy of science. In both his large introductory classes and smaller advanced courses, Conor uses a variety of evidence-based teaching methods, including peer review, active-learning techniques, and small group discussion. He is thrilled to be part of the evidence-based teaching initiative, as he is always excited to discuss pedagogy and to learn from the boundless creativity of the faculty and students at the University of Washington.


Scott Spaulding
Scott is an associate teaching professor in the College of Education. He uses evidence-based approaches to evaluate, improve, and disseminate his face-to-face and synchronous online teaching practice, including interteaching (Boyce & Hineline, 2002), a behavioral approach to teaching that integrates systematic steps to help students build fluency in the content.