Rebecca Sholes

Senior Faculty Development Specialist

Phone: 617 627-4065
Fax: 617 627-3667
Address: Educational & Scholarly Technology Services
University Information Technology (UIT)
16 Dearborn Road
Tufts University
Somerville, MA 02144
What I do:
I manage AT’s faculty development program and work with other AT staff to develop AT’s role in supporting faculty development initiatives across the university. My job involves working with faculty development representatives at each of  Tufts schools in order to determine each school’s needs around the application of IT for teaching and research. Based on available resources and staff, AT develops programs designed to meet the needs of each of the schools.  Aditionally I am on the University Committee for Teaching and Faculty Development (UCTFD) and am the AT representative for Tufts Grafton campus.  Every Wednesday. I am on the Grafton campus and available to meet with faculty. 
Education & Background:
M.A.L.D International Relations. Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, MA (1991). Fields of Study: Law and Social Change; Development Economics; South Asian Studies. Master’s thesis: “The Impact of Forestry Law and Projects on Tribal Groups in Central India: A Process of Social and Ecological Change.”B.A. South Asian Studies. Smith College, MA (1982). Graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude in Smith Scholar Program.

Prior to coming to Tufts, I worked in the international non-profit sector. where I designed, developed and managed international education programs for such organizations as the German Marshall Fund, the U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. Government’s International Visitors Program.