Meet Rebecca

Productivity, vitality, well-being, and connection. I believe that personal well-being and professional vitality is more important than productivity, but also that creating our most meaningful work and connecting with others keeps us vital.

Dr. Rebecca Pope-Ruark

  • PhD, Rhetoric and Professional Communication
  • Faculty Teaching and Learning Specialist, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Previously tenured professor with 17 years of experience teaching undergraduates
  • Certified Scrum Master and design thinking workshop facilitator with 100+ hours training and experience
  • Coach-in-training for International Coaching Federation certification with Dr. Katie Linder
  • Experienced faculty development professional, speaker, and facilitator working with high-achieving mid-career faculty on productivity, project management, stress/burnout, professional writing, effective teaching, and career development and transformation.

Author, Agile Faculty: Practical Strategies for Managing Research, Service, and Teaching, University of Chicago Press, 2017

Co-editor with William Moner and Phillip Motley, Redesigning Liberal Education: Innovative Design for a Twenty-First-Century Undergraduate Education, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020

Current Project, Professor Burnout: Strategies for Identifying, Addressing, and Destigmatizing Burnout in Higher Education, under contract with Johns Hopkins University Press

Curious about Agile Faculty Life? I’d love to chat.

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