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The First-Year Seminar is taught by five full-time Lecturers and an interdisciplinary Teaching Academy drawn from across the College's departments.


Our Lecturers provide the instructional foundation for the program. Read their bios here.

About the Teaching Academy

The FYS Teaching Academy is an ongoing forum that brings together past, current, and future FYS faculty. The Teaching Academy prepares and supports FYS faculty, allowing faculty from disparate disciplines to develop and share effective methods of teaching, learning, and thinking.

Click here to see a roster of current members of the Teaching Academy.

Join the Teaching Academy

Those interested in learning more about becoming a Fellow of the Teaching Academy are invited to learn more about the process.