Shelli Fowler


Shelli Fowler is the Interim Dean of University College and Director of the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University. She is also an Associate Professor in the Department of English. Her focus on active learning in all environments (f2f, digital, hybrid), and on fostering student agency as critically engaged co-learners, informs the work she does at VCU and nationally. She has taught in EDUCAUSE and HERS Leadership Institutes. Her current research areas and publications focus on critical pedagogy and the integration of teaching, learning, and technologies. She is the recipient of several teaching awards. Shelli earned her doctorate from The University of Texas at Austin.

EDUCAUSE Publications

EDUCAUSE Presentations



EDUCAUSE Involvement

  • Constituent Group Leaders
    • Member: 2016 - Present
  • EDUCAUSE Connect 2015 Committee
    • Member: 2014 - 2015
  • EDUCAUSE 2012 Program Committee
    • Member: 2011 - 2014
  • Professional Development Committee
    • Ex Officio: 2009 - 2010
  • Institute LTL Program Faculty
    • Member: 2007 - 2011