People

The University of Chicago’s Faculty Development Program is led and managed by the Office of the Provost. Key University partners have contributed to its curriculum

Waldo E. Johnson, Jr.

Waldo E. Johnson, Jr.

Vice Provost and Professor, Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice
wejohnso@uchicago.edu

As Vice Provost, Waldo provides oversight of leadership and academic development for department chairs and faculty at each academic rank. Learn more.


Michelle Hoereth

Michelle Hoereth

Assistant Provost
mhoereth@uchicago.edu

Michelle provides staff leadership for the Faculty Development Program.


Tiana Pyer-Pereira

Tiana Pyer-Pereira

Associate Director
Office of the Provost
tianap@uchicago.edu

Tiana supports and coordinates programs for academic development for department chairs, faculty, other academic appointees, and postdoctoral scholars.


Sarah Willis

Events and Administrative Manager, Office of the Provost
swillis80@uchicago.edu

Sarah provides event support for the Faculty Development Program. 


Melissa Sherwin

Director of Provost Communications
Office of the Provost
melissasherwin@uchicago.edu

Melissa manages the Academic Communicators Network track of the Faculty Development Program.