Amy Goodburn, Ph.D. Senior Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Undergraduate Education Professor, Department of English and Women's and Gender Studies

Amy Goodburn is senior associate vice chancellor and dean of undergraduate education, and a professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She coordinates student success and retention initiatives and oversees the Directors of Undergraduate Education Programs, the University Honors Program, University Advising and Career Services, First-Year Experience and Transition Programs, the William H. Thompson Scholars Learning Community and the Institutional Retention and Assessment Analyst. She also co-administers the UCARE (Undergraduate Creative Activity and Research Experience) program with Laurie Bellows, associate dean, in the Office of Graduate Studies.

Goodburn’s research interests include ethnography and teacher research, and documenting teaching and learning in postsecondary classrooms. From 2001-13, she co-coordinated UNL’s Peer Review of Teaching Project, a faculty program to document and make visible the intellectual work of teaching and student learning via electronic course portfolios.

Goodburn’s publications include Inquiry into the College Classroom: A Model for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, and Making Teaching and Learning Visible: Peer Review and Course Portfolios. Her teaching has been recognized by a College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award, the UNL Scholarly Teaching Award and induction into UNL’s Academy of Distinguished Teachers. She received her doctorate from The Ohio State University in 1994.