Instructional Designer; Lecturer in Sociology
Megan McNamara (user’s choice) is an instructional designer with expertise in large lecture engagement, online and in-person pedagogies, equitable and accessible course design, and flipped classroom/active learning techniques. She particularly enjoys partnering with faculty who are seeking to enhance belonging, engagement, and equity in their courses. In addition to her work with the TLC, Megan serves as a Lecturer delivering a variety of popular courses in the Sociology major at UCSC. Megan holds Masters degrees in Sociology and in Cultural Anthropology, and a Ph.D. in Sociology. In her off time, she is a prodigious hiker and runs a de facto cat and kitten sanctuary.