Amy Jessen-Marshall

Amy Jessen-Marshall

Vice President, Office of Integrative Liberal Learning and the Global Commons, AAC&U

jessen-marshall@aacu.org

Amy Jessen-Marshall is the vice president of the Office of Integrative Liberal Learning and the Global Commons at AAC&U.  Previously she served as Dean of the Faculty, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Biology at Sweet Briar College in Virginia, as well as Provost and Dean of University Programs at Otterbein University in Westerville Ohio. She has worked with AAC&U as both a curriculum consultant with the General Education Maps and Markers (GEMS) project, as well as a campus leader for the Shared Futures project on global learning.  Amy has worked with numerous colleges and universities on integrative and global curriculum redesign and assessment with a focus on faculty development and engagement over the past decade. She is particularly interested in the intersection of science and the arts. Amy has a Ph.D. in Molecular Microbiology and her areas of research have included membrane transport proteins and extremophilic bacteria, in addition to her research in the Scholarship of Teaching focused on students anxiety related to general education courses in the sciences.  

Areas of Expertise: 
Integrative Learning, Global Learning, Outcomes Based Assessment, Rubric Development, Curriculum Development and Pedagogy, Faculty Development, Learning Communities and Organizational Change