As Director at the Office of Faculty Development and Academic Support,
Kathleen Kane directs two programs: the Center for Teaching Excellence and the
Faculty Mentoring Program, where her responsibilities include extending and
expanding CTE and FMP support for faculty and TAs to continue to develop and thrive
professionally in their teaching, research and service. Dr. Kane earned a Ph.D. in
Political Science from the University of Hawai'i at Manoa and continues to teach
courses in the College of Social Sciences as an affiliate faculty, with a focus on the
intersections of theory, aesthetics, memory and film. She has been associated with the
Center for Teaching Excellence since 1991 and with the Faculty Mentoring Program
since 2003.