Senior Fellows and Principal Fellows
The Senior Fellow Programme was developed by Utrecht University with the aim of strengthening educational leadership. Those who successfully complete the programme are nominated for a professorial position with a special teaching remit, and will be named Principal Fellow, Centre for Academic Teaching.
The following Senior Fellows are currently taking part in the programme at the Centre for Academic Teaching:
Dr. Harold Bok is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. The ambition to improve the quality of education forms the basis of his activities in research, teaching, leadership and organisation. He has inspired many colleagues in his faculty, has held various academic roles and positions and leads several broad innovation projects. With his project he wants to explore innovative methods to optimise the synergy between learning and assessment within an educational culture focused on improving competences.
Dr. Alexei Karas is Associate Professor of Economics at the University College Roosevelt (UCR). Alexei is highly motivated and passionate about introducing data literacy across the curriculum for students from all fields. Alexei has held several leadership positions, for example as head of department and chair of the curriculum committee at UCR. He is an expert in both Economics and Mathematics and an excellent teacher, as evidenced by the Outstanding Teacher of the Year of the UU award in 2017.