Viji SathyDirector, Academic Leadership Program
Viji Sathy (B.S. ’96, Ph.D. ’03) is the Associate Dean for Evaluation and Assessment and Director of the Townsend Program for Education Research, and a Professor of the Practice in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. Sathy is a national expert on inclusive teaching and studies innovative instructional approaches and curriculum in higher education, programs aimed at broadening participation in STEM education, and evaluations of teaching and learning. She teaches undergraduate quantitative courses as course-based research experiences: statistics and research methodology, as well as maker courses. She is the recipient of numerous teaching awards, including the Chapman Family Award, the Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Education and the campus’ Student’s choice for Best Professor at UNC.