Director, Center for Teaching Excellence and Professor, General Faculty
University of Virginia
Michael Palmer is the Director of the University of Virginia’s Center for Teaching Excellence and Professor, General Faculty. His scholarship centers on teaching consultation techniques, graduate student professional development, course design initiatives, and the impact intense professional development activities have on teacher practices. He won the 2014 POD Network Innovation Award for work on a valid & reliable syllabus rubric, the 2015 Robert J. Menges Award for Outstanding Research in Educational Development for work on student perceptions of syllabi, and the 2016 POD Network Innovation Award for work on a highly interactive, online learning environment for course design. He served on the POD Network's board of directors from 2013-2016.