Susan Hrach

Body and mind awareness
Carleton University – Ottawa, Canada

Dr. Susan Hrach (“rock”) currently holds a Fulbright Canada Distinguished Research Chair in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. For the past 10 years, she has served as director of the Faculty Center and professor of English at Columbus State University in Georgia. Recognised by the University System of Georgia with a statewide Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award, she has also served as a scholar for the USG’s Executive Leadership Institute. She is a member of the International Coaching Federation and provides executive coaching within and outside of higher education, incorporating embodied strategies to support mental and physical wellbeing. Susan is the author of ‘Minding Bodies: How Physical Space, Sensation, and Movement Affect Learning“.

Develop your teaching with Susan Hrach
Minding Bodies_An Interview with Susan Hrach
'Minding Bodies': An Interview with Susan Hrach
by Susan Hrach, James M. Lang
Consider a classroom in which you are teaching right now. How much room does it allow for body movement? What changes to your environment or teaching could you make to use the body in support of learning?