The Center for Teaching and Learning proudly recognizes UT faculty who incorporate active and innovative learning strategies into their classrooms through technology, pedagogy, and/or reflective practice. If you know of a faculty member who deserves a Spotlight, please nominate them by emailing their name and a brief letter of support to the CTL Director here.
Dr. Mary Brown - Assistant Professor of Population Health
“I started my career working as a health educator for the Riverside County Department of Health and later transitioned to health education, and community relations for several hospital districts. I started teaching part-time at Salt Lake Community College and have taught at several universities throughout the state. I have been fortunate to continue my career at Utah Tech teaching Population Health.”
Dr. Chris Healy - Assistant Professor of Business Management
“I teach Management, Human Resource Management, and Organizational Behavior. However, I very much enjoy teaching Leadership, Change Management, and Compensation. Since I had a career as a Human Resources Professional previous to teaching at Utah Tech, I enjoy teaching on the subjects of Performance Management, Talent Management, Compensation and Rewards, and Teamwork through Personalities and Social Styles.”
Susan Hunt - Instructor of the Practice in Criminal Justice
Susan is a former prosecutor, this is her first time in academia. She did her undergraduate degree at the University of Utah in Linguistics (‘90). After finishing her undergrad she pursued a Law Degree from BYU at the J. Reuben Clark Law School (‘93). One of her favorite subjects to teach in criminal justice is criminal law. She enjoys digging into the elements of crimes with the students in this course.
Dr. Zhenyu Jin - Assistant Professor of Geography - GIS
As a geographer, his favorite subjects include Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing, and Drone Technology. He mainly specializes in using geospatial technology to solve real-world problems and has a keen interest in spatial analysis and modeling.