Melody BowdonAssociate Dean, College of Undergraduate Studies & Executive Director, Karen L. Smith Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning
University of Central Florida
Melody Bowdon, Ph.D. is Associate Dean of the College of Undergraduate Studies, Executive Director of the Karen M. Smith Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning, and Professor of Writing and Rhetoric at the University of Central Florida. She is co-author of Service-Learning in Technical and Professional Communication (2003) and co-editor of Scholarship for Sustaining Service-Learning and Civic Engagement (2008), Higher Education, Emerging Technologies, and Community Partnerships (2011), and Best Practices for Flipping the College Classroom (2015). Dr. Bowdon has published articles related to innovative pedagogies in a variety of edited collections and peer-reviewed journals, including Science, The Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, Technical Communication Quarterly, and Feminist Teacher, and serves on the editorial board for several publications, including the Journal of Faculty Development. Dr. Bowdon received her Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English from the University of Arizona.