Kimberly Van Orman

Instructional Consultant

Kimberly Van Orman’s work at ITLAL focuses on the professional development of graduate students and supporting faculty in increasing student engagement.  Her professional interests also include student engagement (active learning), Team Based Learning, community engagement (including service learning and community-engaged research), the use of technology in the classroom, and the assessment of learning.

She has taught at UAlbany, The College of Saint Rose, Siena College and RPI's First Year Studies program. She has also worked with younger students, teaching a course on the Philosophy of Mind for several years and serving as an Academic Dean for John's Hopkins University's Center for Talented Youth.  She was a recipient of the 2008 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award granted by the American Association of Colleges and Universities.  She holds a PhD in Philosophy from the University at Albany.