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About Steve

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Steven Hansen

Associate Director for Faculty Development

hansens@duq.edu

Steve became the associate director for faculty development for the Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) in 2008.

Among his responsibilities at the Center for Teaching Excellence, he directs the TA program, plans faculty and TA workshops, and develops teaching and learning resources.  Steve is currently developing resources and online initiatives to support Duquesne’s adjunct faculty.  He also directs the graduate student awards for excellence in teaching.

Steve lives in Verona, Pa., with his family.  He enjoys staying busy outdoors doing gardening, hiking, biking, camping and cross-country skiing.

Education

Ph.D.  Systematic Theology.  Duquesne University

S.T.M.  Hebrew Bible.  Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

M.Div.   Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

B.S.  Pastoral Studies.  Liberty University

Selected Scholarship

"Using a Nudge to Transform Teaching and Deepen Student Learning." An interactive workshop presented at the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education, Annual Conference, 2016, Louisville, Ky.

"Fostering Deeper Adjunct / Part-Time Socialization through Transforming Programming." With Teresa Focarile, Lori Schroeder, Ann Coburn-Collins, Eli Collins-Brown and Jim Stenerson. A pre-conference workshop presented at the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education, Annual Conference, 2016, Louisville, Ky.

"Spiritan Pedagogies in Practice: Possibilities, Tensions and Characteristics of Walking with Learners." With Sandra Quinones and Jason Margolis. Spiritan Horizons, A Journal of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Fall 2015.

"Using Future Time Perspective as a Personal-Professional Motivator," Interactive Session presented at the Professional and Organizational Network in Higher Education, 2015, San Francisco, CA.

"Leveraging Whole Person Faculty Development through a Center Sponsored Retreat." With Leslie Lewis. A full-day pre-conference workshop presented at the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education, 2014, Dallas, TX.

"What Should They Know: Desired Teaching Competencies for New PhDs." With Alan Kalish. Lilly International Conference on College Teaching, 2013, Oxford, OH.

"Finding out What Frequent Users of Faculty Development Services Learn." Interactive Session presented at the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education, Annual Conference, 2013, Pittsburgh, PA.

"Designing a Competency-Based Approach to Graduate & Professional Student Development." With Alan Kalish, Laura Border, Elizabeth Chandler, Joanna Gilmore, Lauren Griffith, Tershia Pinder-Grover, Bill Rando, S. Spencer Robinson and Linda von Hoene. Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education, Annual Conference, 2012, Seattle, WA.

"Steps Toward a Framework for an Intended Curriculum for Graduate and Professional Students: How We Talk about What We Do." With Alan Kalish, S. Spencer Robinson, Laura Border, Elizabeth Chandler, Mark Connolly, Lynn Jones Eaton, Joanna Gilmore, Lauren Griffith, Tershia Pinder-Grover, and Linda von Hoene. Special Issue: Mapping the Range of Graduate Student Professional Development. Studies in Graduate and Professional Student Development, vol. 14, 2011.

"Leveraging Existing PFF (Preparing Future Faculty) Resources to Create a Certificate of University Teaching." With Amy Criniti Phillips and Laurel Willingham-McLain. Special Issue: Mapping the Range of Graduate Student Professional Development. Studies in Graduate and Professional Student Development, vol. 14, 2011.

“Engaged Reading: Getting Students Beyond the Yellow Highlighter.” Interactive Session presented at the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education, Annual Conference, 2008, Reno, NV.

Selected Professional Experience

Program Co-Chair, Professional and Organizational Development Network Conference, 2017, Montreal, Québec

Co-Chair for Adjunct / Part-Time Faculty Special Interest Group, Professional and Organizational Development Network, 2015.

Invited facilitator for the Civic Engagement and Service-Learning Topical Interest Group at the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education, Annual Conferences, 2013, Pittsburgh, PA. 2014, Dallas, TX

Invited workshop presenter for various departments and schools at Duquesne University, Middlesex County College’s Center for the Enrichment of Learning and Teaching, and Youngstown State University's Teaching and Learning Center.

Served as an Adjunct Instructor for Duquesne’s Department of Theology and Gannon University’s Pastoral Ministry Program.

Pastoral ministry in Western Pennsylvania and Maryland.