DR AMANI BELL
UNIVERSITY OF SYNDEY
Amani is Senior Lecturer, Educational Innovation, and Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney.
DR JESSICA RIDDELL
BISHOP’S UNIVERSITY, CANADA
Jessica is the inaugural Stephen A. Jarislowsky Chair of Undergraduate Teaching Excellence at Bishop’s University, Canada.
Dr Amani Bell
Dr Jessica Riddell
She explores innovative teaching and learning practices, creates mentorship opportunities for students and faculty, mobilizes knowledge around learning in higher education (with a particular focus on the humanities), enhances professional development initiatives for her colleagues, and participates in a wide range of consultations at the national and international levels.
She is the VP Canada on the Board of ISSoTL (International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning) as well as a Board member for the 3M National Executive Council.
Dr. Riddell is the faculty columnist of University Affairs and her articles appear in a series called “Adventures in Academe.” She is also an Associate Professor and the Chair of the English Department at Bishop’s University, as well as the Chair of the Teaching and Learning Centre.
Her disciplinary research theorizes that sixteenth-century drama provides well-documented intersections between politics, performance, and power.
She has published on experiential learning in the humanities, using legal trials as models of undergraduate inquiry, and how we change institutional cultures to support scholarly teaching. She is currently writing a book with two colleagues on teaching Shakespeare in the 21st century.
You can find her on Twitter @DrJRiddell