Stacy E. Grooters

Biography

Stacy is the founding director of the CTL, as well as the Chair of the Provost's Advisory Committee on Diversity.  She holds faculty rank as an Assistant Professor in the Department of English and teaches in the Gender & Sexuality Studies Program.  She is actively involved in the national organization of teaching centers, the POD Network, and recently served on POD's Board of Directors.

Prior to coming to Stonehill, Stacy taught in the departments of English, American Ethnic Studies, and Women Studies at the University of Washington in Seattle. She also worked as an administrator in the Expository Writing Program and as a consultant in the Center for Instructional Development and Research.

Stacy's research interests look at the role of instructor and student identity in the classroom, as well as broader questions of diversity in higher education.  Her most recent publication examines the POD Network's scholarly engagement with diversity in its publications and conferences.  

Education

  • B.A., English and Psychology, Central College, Pella, Iowa
  • M.A., English, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
  • PhD, English, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Gender & Sexuality Studies
  • Women of Color Feminisms
  • Gender & Sexuality Studies Capstone Research Methods