Carolyn Haynes

Carolyn HaynesProfessor
Interim Associate Provost of Undergraduate Education

Oxford Campus
Roudebush 203
(513) 529 6717
haynesca@miamioh.edu

EDUCATION

B.A., English and French, Rice University, 1982

Ph.D., Comparative Literature, University of California, San Diego, 1993

TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Foundations of Engaged Learning
  • Intellectual Autobiography Workshop (preparatory workshop for graduate, professional school & national fellowships)
  • Honors Thesis Writing Workshop (introductory and advanced versions)
  • Strength Through Cultural Diversity: Multiculturalism in a Global Society
  • Composition Theory, Tutoring and Interdisciplinary Writing
  • Law, Literature and Society
  • The Politics and Art of Representation in Popular Culture
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Interdisciplinary teaching, learning and writing
  • Student development and assessment
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • Haynes, C. (2011). “Overcoming the Study Abroad Hype.” Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, 12(1).
  • Haynes, C. and Brown Leonard, J. B. (2010, September/October). “From Surprise Parties to Mapmaking: Undergraduate Journeys toward Interdisciplinary Understanding.” The Journal of Higher Education, 81(5), 645-666.
  • Bates, B. J. and Haynes, C. (2010, Spring/Summer). “Bridging the Jock-Geek Culture War.” Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, 11(1), 29-32.
  • Haynes, C. and S. Watson. “Preparing liberal arts faculty to teach writing: A contextual-developmental model of faculty development.” In J. Castner Post and J.A. Inman (Eds.), Compostion[s] in the new liberal arts. Creskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2010.
  • Hodge, D. C., Baxter Magolda, M. B., and Haynes, C. A. (2009, Fall). “Engaged Learning: Enabling Self-Authorship and Effective Practice.” Liberal Education, 95(4), 16-23.
  • Boix-Mansilla, V., Dawes Duraisingh, L. Wolfe, C.R., Haynes, C.A. (2009). “Targeted Assessment Rubric: An empirically grounded rubric for interdisciplinary writing.” The Journal of Higher Education, 80, 334-353.
  • Taylor, K.B. and Haynes, C.A. (November/December 2008). “Creating a Campus-Wide Framework for Student Learning,” About Campus, 13(5).
  • Haynes, Carolyn. Divine Destiny: Gender and Race in Nineteenth-Century Protestantism. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1998.
  • Haynes, Carolyn, ed. Innovations in Interdisciplinary Teaching. Westport, CT: Oryx/Greenwood Press, 2002.
GRANTS AND AWARDS
  • Haynes, Carolyn and Susan Jarratt, co-principal investigators. “Creating a Center for Writing Excellence at Miami University.” President’s Academic Enrichment Award, Miami University, 2001-2002. $156,000.
  • Haynes, Carolyn and Jennie Dautermann, co-principal investigators. “Enhancing Excellence in Writing at Miami University.” President’s Academic Enrichment Award, Miami University, 2000-2001. $40,000.
  • Myers, C., Phyllis Marcuccio, project directors; Haynes, C., H. Cummins, and C. Wolfe, co-principal investigators. “Dragonfly Quest: An Inquiry-Driven Science Program for Informal Settings.” National Science Foundation, 1998-99. $420,551.
  • Myers, C., Phyllis Marcuccio, project directors; Haynes, C., H. Cummins, and C. Wolfe, co-principal investigators. “Supplemental Funding for Dragonfly Marketing.” National Science Foundation, 1997-98. $229,345.
  • Myers, C., Phyllis Marcuccio, project directors; Haynes, C., H. Cummins, and C. Wolfe, co-principal investigators. “Dragonfly Quest: A Partnership for Disadvantaged Urban Children.” Procter & Gamble, 1997-98. $108,965.
  • Myers, C., Phyllis Marcuccio, project directors; Haynes, C., H. Cummins, and C. Wolfe, co-principal investigators. “Project Dragonfly: An Alliance of Scientists, Teachers, and Children for Elementary Science Education.” National Science Foundation, 1995-98. $1,731,745.
WORK IN PROGRESS

Dr. Carolyn Haynes is currently serving as Miami's Interim Associate Provost of Undergraduate Education. She oversees the Office of Undergraduate Education which is a collaborative unit including the University Honors Program, Liberal Education, Advanced Learning Technologies, Center for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching, and University Assessment, and the Howe Center for Writing Excellence. Prior to serving in this position, she was as Director of the University Honors Program. While at Miami University, she has worked to expand the overall size and diversity of the students and faculty involved in the University Honors Program which advances an outcomes-based and individualized liberal education plan. Dr. Haynes is also past president of the Association for Integrative Studies, the national professional organization for the advancement of interdisciplinary studies, and she currently serves on the Publications Board of the National Collegiate Honors Council and as a consultant-evaluator for the Higher Learning Commission. She has taught over 20 interdisciplinary courses, and consulted at over 20 higher education institutions on issues relating to interdisciplinary learning, student development, and student learning outcomes assessment.