Lisa Woolfork

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Lisa Woolfork

Associate Professor
Unit: College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Department: English & English Literature Operations
Office location and address
106 Bryan Hall
Charlottesville, VA 22904
Education
Ph.D. Wisconsin-Madison, 2000
M.A. Wisconsin-Madison, 1993
B.A. Simmons, 1992
Honors
  • 2015 All-University Teaching Award
  • 2012 Virginia Foundation for the Humanities Fellow
  • 2012 Recognition by I.M.P for the positive IMPact I have had on University Students experience
  • 2007 Recognition of Teaching and Service, The Seven Society
    An honor awarded by one of the University’s secret societies           
  • 2006 University of Virginia Summer Grant (declined)           
  • 2006 University of Virginia Small Grant
  • 2006 Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Research Support
  • 2005 University of Virginia Summer Grant
  • 2005 University of Virginia Small Grant
  • 2004 University of Virginia Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Research Award
  • 2004 Mead Honored Faculty - Awarded in recognition of outstanding teaching and involvement with students
  • 2004 University of Virginia Summer Grant
  • 2004 University of Virginia Small Grant
  • 2004 University of Virginia Sesquicentennial Fellowship
  • 2003 Woodrow Wilson Foundation Career Enhancement Fellowship
  • 2003 AAUW American Postdoctoral Fellowship (declined)
  • 2003 University of Virginia Summer Grant
  • 2003 “Most Influential Educator” Virginia Athletics, Women’s Basketball Team
  • 2002 Recognition of Teaching Excellence, The Seven Society - An honor awarded by one of the University of Virginia’s secret societies
  • 2002 University of Virginia Summer Grant
  • 2001 University of Virginia Summer Grant
  • 1999 Advanced Opportunity Dissertation Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 1996 College of Letters and Science Teaching Fellow, University of Wisconsin-Madison , competitive award for graduate student teaching
  • 1992-1995 Advanced Opportunity Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison
EGMT 1510: Aesthetic Engagement (003)
Credits: 2
In this class students will learn to identify, describe, and analyze aesthetic phenomena, understand the social role and ongoing evolution of human creative expression, and develop their own approach to creative expression.
EGMT 1530: Engaging Difference (002)
Credits: 2
In this class, students will learn to critically reflect on one's own situation and perspective in relations to one's expanding knowledge of other human experiences, seeking to cultivate a framework for informed reflection on human diversity and social complexity while developing empathy as a foundation for democratic citizenship.
EGMT 1530: Engaging Difference (003)
Credits: 2
In this class, students will learn to critically reflect on one's own situation and perspective in relations to one's expanding knowledge of other human experiences, seeking to cultivate a framework for informed reflection on human diversity and social complexity while developing empathy as a foundation for democratic citizenship.
EGMT 1530: Engaging Difference (201)
Credits: 2
In this class, students will learn to critically reflect on one's own situation and perspective in relations to one's expanding knowledge of other human experiences, seeking to cultivate a framework for informed reflection on human diversity and social complexity while developing empathy as a foundation for democratic citizenship.
EGMT 1530: Engaging Difference (003)
Credits: 2
In this class, students will learn to critically reflect on one's own situation and perspective in relations to one's expanding knowledge of other human experiences, seeking to cultivate a framework for informed reflection on human diversity and social complexity while developing empathy as a foundation for democratic citizenship.
EGMT 1530: Engaging Difference (101)
Credits: 2
In this class, students will learn to critically reflect on one's own situation and perspective in relations to one's expanding knowledge of other human experiences, seeking to cultivate a framework for informed reflection on human diversity and social complexity while developing empathy as a foundation for democratic citizenship.
ENSP 3860: Game of Thrones (001)
Credits: 3
A study of George R. R. Martin's fantasy series and the television series based on it, exploring notions of literary and visual representation, racialism, fan fiction, and the gendered dimensions of power.
ENSP 3860: Game of Thrones (001)
Credits: 3
A study of George R. R. Martin's fantasy series and the television series based on it, exploring notions of literary and visual representation, racialism, fan fiction, and the gendered dimensions of power.