Michael Palmer

Michael Palmer, Director & Professor, General Faculty

Michael Palmer

Barbara Fried Director & Professor, General Faculty


Michael Palmer joined the Center for Teaching Excellence in the Fall of 2003. As director, he leads a dynamic team committed to promoting the academic professional excellence of UVA faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate student instructors. His educational development research is broad and has focused on teaching consultation techniques, graduate student professional development, course design initiatives, and the impact intense instructional development activities have on teacher beliefs and practices. Michael’s pedagogical interests include course design, active learning, student motivation, and creative thinking. He currently teaches 1st- and 2nd-year seminars on the science of learning, pedagogy, "living your best college life," and infinity.

Michael's CV 6-22

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