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Harassment Awareness and Prevention Training for Faculty Members


About This Course

This streamlined, video-centric, self-paced course is meticulously designed for faculty members and staff of institutions. It distinctly delineates academic bullying from academic freedom, offering valuable insights from both individuals who have experienced academic bullying and subject matter experts. The course tackles prevalent inquiries about academic bullying, equipping participants with the knowledge to recognize it, effectively respond, and protect themselves as well as their peers.

Course Staff

Dr. Morteza Mahmoudi

Morteza Mahmoudi, Ph.D.

Dr. Morteza Mahmoudi is an Associate Professor at Michigan State University. Prior to coming Michigan State University, he was an Assistant Professor at Harvard University. His research focuses on investigating nanomedicine and academic bullying and harassment. He received postgraduate training from University College Dublin (Ireland), École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland), the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Stanford School of Medicine, and Harvard Medical School. His studies on academic bullying and harassment have been published in top tier journals including Science, The Lancet, Nature, Nature Reviews Materials, and Nature Human Behaviour. He was among the highly cited researchers as reported by Clarivate Analytics in 2018 and 2020-2023.

Dr. Robert Dolan

Robert P. Dolan, Ph.D.

Dr. Robert P. Dolan is a neuroscientist and learning scientist, and serves as principal of Diverse Learners Consulting. With his expertise in software development, instructional design, and user experience design, Bob designs, implements, and evaluates flexible and effective solutions for diverse learners, including those with disabilities and those from traditionally underserved communities. Prior to working in the educational technology field starting in 2000, Bob spent ten years in medical research and software engineering. He has served as principal investigator on grants funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Department of Education, as well as private foundations. Bob also serves as adjunct professor at Landmark College where he teaches educators about learning technologies appropriate for diverse learners. Bob earned his B.S. in Biology from Cornell and his Ph.D. in Brain and Cognitive Science from MIT.

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