Katie Healey, Ph.D.

Published: August 4, 2021

Associate Director for Collaborative Initiatives in Faculty Development Dr. Katie Healey earned her PhD from Yale University in the Program for the History of Science and Medicine in 2019. Her research examines the intersections of disability, deception, and technology during twentieth-century warfare. She was Visiting Assistant Professor in the department of Science, Technology, and Society…

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Christian Reyes, Ph.D.

Published: July 19, 2021

EPIC Pedagogy and Instructional Technology Specialist Christian supports faculty by providing effective teaching and learning practices across a range of learning environments that emphasize inclusive and equitable teaching practices. He earned his Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies (Ed&IS) at UCLA where his research focused on how children of Central American…

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Tegan Artho-Bentz

Published: May 28, 2019

EPIC Program Coordinator Tegan Artho-Bentz is an experienced administrator who holds a B.A. in English, with a minor in German, from UCLA and an M.A. in English Literature from Trinity College Dublin. Her professional background ranges from small technical startups to large financial institutions, and before joining UCLA’s EPIC Program she worked in the video game industry. In…

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Arielle Stambler

Published: November 8, 2018

Arielle Stambler is a PhD candidate in English at UCLA. Her research interests include postcolonial literature, memory studies, human rights, and writing pedagogy. Her dissertation explores how twenty-first-century global Anglophone fiction critiques and remakes liberal human rights discourse. She is also pursuing a Certificate in Writing Pedagogy from UCLA with an emphasis in Writing in…

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Lisa B. Felipe, Ph.D.

Published: August 14, 2017

EPIC Program Director Dr. Lisa Felipe is an educator and instructional developer with teaching and educational development experience that spans over twenty years. From community-based non-profits to higher educational institutions in San Francisco and Los Angeles, she has held increasingly critical roles in developing and implementing educational and social development opportunities for students and instructors…

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David MacFadyen

Published: August 14, 2017

EPIC Faculty Co-Director and Professor of Comparative Literature David MacFadyen is the author of multiple books on the history of Slavic literature and music, specifically the popular traditions of Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus. Professor MacFadyen, as a reflection of these wide interests, holds positions both in the Comparative Literature and Musicology Departments at UCLA. His…

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