Robin Dunkin

Faculty Director

Robin Dunkin is an Associate Teaching Professor in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department at UC Santa Cruz and manages the Marine Mammal Stranding Network. Robin has been an instructor and collaborator for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) active learning initiative in the Physical and Biological Sciences Division for the past three years designing active learning versions of large intro bio courses. She has been recognized with a Disability Resource Center teaching award and an honorable mention for the Excellence in Teaching Award. As a CITL/PBSci Faculty Fellow in 2017–18, Robin focused on modifying and reintroducing activities that were developed for the active learning courses back into the large lecture courses, and on using these activities as active learning training opportunities for graduate students. As a CITL Senior Faculty Fellow in 2019–20 and 2018–19, Robin has focused on enhancing cross-course connections across the introductory science curriculum, building the growing learning assistant program, and training graduate students to integrate evidence-based teaching into discussion sections.

Last modified: Jun 29, 2023